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US will 'crush' Iran allies, says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo US will 'crush' Iran allies, says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
- May 22, 2018

Zarif wrote: "It repeats the same wrong choices and will thus reap the same ill rewards". Pompeo echoed Trump's complaints about the Obama-era nuclear deal, saying it had "fatal flaws" because some elements had time limits and it focused only on Iran's nuclear program, not its other problematic behavior. (more...)
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger reveals his special India connect Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger reveals his special India connect
- May 15, 2018

Wenger has largely brought success to Arsenal , winning three Premier Leagues as well as seven FA Cups. But it's the way Wenger has got his Arsenal players thinking that the 68-year-old wants to be mainly remembered for. Yet the fine form of Aubameyang since his January arrival encouraged Wenger to claim he has left Arsenal in good hands. So what will that mean for the Premier League? But Wenger indicated worldwide management could yet be on the agenda, although he would like to ... (more...)
Vasyl Lomachenko Gets Tested By Jorge Linares, Scores Big KO Vasyl Lomachenko Gets Tested By Jorge Linares, Scores Big KO
- May 14, 2018

In a diluted era of "title belts", Loma's achievement of getting three divisional titles faster than anyone isn't the thing to focus on. "He knows what he's in for", Linares said. "The last two opponents I faced were southpaws". Wins in those kinds of fights are the ones that earn boxers lasting recognition and send them to the Hall of Fame. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel Stand United Against 2019 F1 Regulations Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel Stand United Against 2019 F1 Regulations
- May 14, 2018

Nobody looked like getting anywhere close to him, and barring a massive technical or mechanical failure, he never looked like losing; and nor did he really have very much to do. Valtteri Bottas is already turning his attention to the points deficit between himself and team-mate Lewis Hamilton , with the Finn hoping to close the gap in Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix . (more...)
MMA DFS Playbook: UFC 224 - Nunes vs. Pennington MMA DFS Playbook: UFC 224 - Nunes vs. Pennington
- May 13, 2018

Nunes will step into the Octagon tonight at UFC 224, and will be looking to defend the 135 title against Raquel Pennington . In her fight before that, Nunes knocked out Rousey in just 48-seconds. Kelvin Gastelum has made a habit out of finishing aging fighters. Vitor Belfort claims that this will be his last fight. The UFC tweeted Gastelum celebrating after the knockout. (more...)
Rockets, Warriors advance to Western Conference finals Rockets, Warriors advance to Western Conference finals
- May 10, 2018

He went to go get it. "So you know, I try not to look at those games but we kind of know, they know what we do and they know what we do". This is the first time since 2014 - a span of 15 series - where Golden State will have to play Game 1 on the road. (more...)
The PLAYERS Championship 2018: Odds & Betting Trends The PLAYERS Championship 2018: Odds & Betting Trends
- May 10, 2018

The top six picks in the PGA Tour Fan Popularity Draft are packed into two groups! It ranges from Greg Norman to Lee Janzen, from Tiger Woods to Craig Perks, from Henrik Stenson to Tim Clark. He tied for fourth. Before you dismiss the thought out of hand, consider this: going into the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow, he had played in 16 events , missing just two cuts and withdrawing from a further tournament because of injury. (more...)
Saints Ingram suspended 4 games Saints Ingram suspended 4 games
- May 09, 2018

During the 2017 season, Ingram totaled 1,124 yards and 12 rushing touchdowns for the Saints, which were both career highs. Ingram will be eligible to return to the Saints' roster on October 1. "He is now in the previous year of his contract, and as Rapoport suggested, he is "[desiring] a new deal" with the Saints, even if it means possibly playing second fiddle to the younger Kamara. (more...)
Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson to be paired at Players Championship Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson to be paired at Players Championship
- May 09, 2018

The final round of the Wells Fargo Championship was a tough one for Woods. It nearly never happens: Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson in the same group. 'Big picture, though, who's had the most wins?' countered Tiger. Woods has shown no signs of the struggles this year around the greens. Woods, meanwhile, had spent a year overhauling his swing with Hank Haney and hadn't won a major since the 2002 U.S. (more...)
Girl's $18 wager on Kentucky Derby day wins $1.2 million Girl's $18 wager on Kentucky Derby day wins $1.2 million
- May 08, 2018

Justify is the sixth straight favorite to win the race, and remained undefeated. They teamed to win Justify's second race on March 11 in the mud, foretelling his ability to handle what he would face at Churchill Downs on the first Saturday in May. (more...)
West Brom vs Tottenham latest West Brom vs Tottenham latest
- May 06, 2018

Tottenham Hotspur have made four changes to their starting lineup for this afternoon's clash with West Bromwich Albion . The Belgium worldwide, who has been linked with a possible move away from north London in the summer, twisted his ankle during Monday night's victory against Watford , and Tottenham boss Pochettino is sweating on whether he will be fit. (more...)
Gerrard roped in as Scottish club Rangers manager Gerrard roped in as Scottish club Rangers manager
- May 05, 2018

I am well aware of the history and the tradition of this football club. "We still have a season to finish here and hopefully finish it well with more success and get a good break and look forward to the challenge of next year". "When you work with big clubs you have to handle that pressure". "I haven't spoken to Brendan recently regarding this role at all". "My assistant will be Gary McAllister, he's a long-time friend of mine and I played alongside him at Liverpool. (more...)
Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Washington Capitals, 5-5-2018 - Prediction & Preview Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Washington Capitals, 5-5-2018 - Prediction & Preview
- May 05, 2018

After a play was originally ruled "no goal" on the ice, a quick review overturned that decision, ruling a rebound shot by the Penguins Evgeni Malkin did in fact cross the goal line. A diving Malkin stabbed at the puck as it sat on the goal line while Holtby attempted to use his blocker as a last line of defence. The Russian star flung himself at the puck during a scrum in the crease, the puck just flitting over the goal line following a scramble. (more...)
National Hockey League will not suspend Capitals forward Tom Wilson for Game 2 hit
- May 02, 2018

Tom Wilson will not have a hearing with the Department of Player Safety , reports Greg Wyshynski of ESPN , meaning he will not be suspended for his hit to Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brian Dumoulin in Game 2. "We learned from that this time around". "I don't know if I have answer for you that makes sense", Sullivan said Monday. "It's going to take that battle, that fight, every second and every minute". (more...)
Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich: Champions League highlights and recap Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich: Champions League highlights and recap
- May 02, 2018

But it's not important. What matters to everyone is thinking about the game and that's it. Goals from Marcelo and Marco Asensio cancelled out Joshua Kimmich's opener in Munich last Wednesday to leave the LaLiga side sitting comforrtably. (more...)
Cavaliers edge Pacers to Game 7 win Cavaliers edge Pacers to Game 7 win
- May 01, 2018

The now known "Bench Mob" opened the fourth quarter with a 23-10 run giving the Raps a lead that they wouldn't look back on clinching the series avoiding a game seven. They prevailed in that series, 4-1, then were beaten by the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, 4-1. Following their seven-game series with the Indiana Pacers in the First Round, the Wine & Gold will be taking on the Raptors (defeated the Washington Wizards , 4-2, in the First Round) for the third-straight year in ... (more...)
Steph Curry to return for Game 2 against Pelicans Steph Curry to return for Game 2 against Pelicans
- May 01, 2018

The Warriors looked awfully dominate without the services, shooting ability, and leadership of Steph Curry on the floor on Saturday. While confirmation won't come until much closer to tip-off, Curry's expected return should send Andre Iguodala back to the bench, while Quinn Cook's minutes will also take a fairly significant hit. (more...)
Liverpool insider sheds light on 'extraordinary' Buvac exit Liverpool insider sheds light on 'extraordinary' Buvac exit
- May 01, 2018

Liverpool fans have taken to Twitter to express their despair that assistant manager Zeljko Buvac will be absent for the rest of the season. The Bosnian-Serb will not be traveling with the team to Rome due to personal reason which the club has refused to disclose as he will be away from the club until the end of the season. (more...)
Vancouver Canucks will pick seventh in 2018 NHL Draft Vancouver Canucks will pick seventh in 2018 NHL Draft
- April 30, 2018

The remaining order for the first round's picks will be determined as the Stanley Cup playoffs progress. The Buffalo Sabres will have one of the top three picks in the upcoming NHL Draft. "I certainly think it's going to change our plans". With just a 7.5 percent chance of winning and less than a one-in-four chance of picking in the top-three, Canucks fans knew their chances weren't great. (more...)
Old foes Mourinho and Wenger face one final head-to-head Old foes Mourinho and Wenger face one final head-to-head
- April 28, 2018

When asked if there was any possibility of De Gea not being at United next season, Mourinho said: " No chance ". Wenger has announced he will be leaving at the end of the season bringing to an end his 22 year reign at the Arsenal helm. Wenger went on to win the Premier League twice more, memorably seeing his team navigate their way through the 2003/2004 league campaign without losing a single game. (more...)
Chicago Bears: Reaction to the Roquan Smith pick Chicago Bears: Reaction to the Roquan Smith pick
- April 28, 2018

I would probably say leveling the quarterback from Mississippi State on the delay. Both of them were Georgia Bulldogs, and both of them went to the Chicago Bears . Alabama didn't have to wait long for its second selection, as defensive tackle Da'Ron Payne went 13th to the Washington Redskins. "Come on home baby!" The second day of the 2018 NFL Draft kicks off Friday night after a first round that was full of surprises. (more...)
Atletico Madrid Suffer Huge Injury Blow Ahead Of Arsenal Clash Atletico Madrid Suffer Huge Injury Blow Ahead Of Arsenal Clash
- April 28, 2018

Arsenal's reward for comprehensively beating CSKA Moscow in the quarter-finals was to be drawn against Atletico - a club that has been more accustomed to reaching the latter stages of the Champions League than the Europa League over the past five seasons. (more...)
Browns make early splash at NFL Draft with Baker Mayfield selection Browns make early splash at NFL Draft with Baker Mayfield selection
- April 28, 2018

Sure enough, that's exactly what hapened and Goldhammer says he'll live up to his promise. "It's an easy decision to make", Mayfield said Friday, one day after the Cleveland Browns made him the first pick in the National Football League draft. (more...)
Jose Mourinho Regrets His Past Rows with Arsene Wenger Jose Mourinho Regrets His Past Rows with Arsene Wenger
- April 28, 2018

Former Manchester United captain and midfield enforcer Roy Keane loves having a pop at underperforming players and teams with Arsenal usually right up at the top of his hit list. "Regrets? Little negative episodes". " Some gestures, some words, it would be better without it, I feel better now without it, no doubt about it ". (more...)
Pittsburgh Steelers draft former Okla. State QB Mason Rudolph
- April 28, 2018

Washington set a school record with 4,472 yards receiving, including 125 in Oklahoma State's blowout win over Pittsburgh at Heinz Field last September. He the first OSU quarterback selected in an National Football League draft since Brandon Weeden was taken in the first round in 2012. The Steelers' first preseason game is August 9 at Philadelphia. (more...)
Sweden announces Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not return for World Cup Sweden announces Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not return for World Cup
- April 28, 2018

The Swedish Football Association have explained why they won't call up former Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic for the 2018 World Cup . Sweden coach Janne Andersson is expected to name his team on May 15. He said: "I have obviously been intensively courted by betting companies throughout my career, but up until now I have not been presented to anything that has triggered me". (more...)
Marcus Smart Could Return from Injury for Game 6 vs Marcus Smart Could Return from Injury for Game 6 vs
- April 26, 2018

While the Celtics hope to get Smart back sometime this week after he has his thumb evaluated for a return to contact, Brown remains the squad's most dynamic two-way player as it prepares for its biggest game of year Tuesday night on the parquet. (more...)
Couturier played with torn MCL Couturier played with torn MCL
- April 26, 2018

He did all of that while playing with a torn MCL he suffered in practice before game four. He played almost half of each game in the series. Shayne Gostisbehere had just one goal in six games despite playing with Provorov for most of the series. (more...)
Rob Gronkowski Announces He'll Play In 2018 For Patriots Rob Gronkowski Announces He'll Play In 2018 For Patriots
- April 25, 2018

The rumblings about a potential early retirement started shortly after the Patriots' Super Bowl LII loss to the Philadelphia Eagles . Gronkowski had raised concerns recently with his activity off the field, while missing the Patriots' first set of voluntary offseason workouts and considering whether he would return at all. (more...)
Brian Dozier extends longest active hitting streak Brian Dozier extends longest active hitting streak
- April 25, 2018

This is the Yankees fourth game in a row scoring at least five runs. Chicago became the first big league team to open a game with seven straight hits since Colorado against the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers on September 17, 2014, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. (more...)
Kaizer Chiefs condemns violent attacks, calls for an end to hooliganism Kaizer Chiefs condemns violent attacks, calls for an end to hooliganism
- April 24, 2018

In an ugly advert for South African football, the soccer game turned into a war zone as violence erupted forcing players and technical staff of Kaizer Chiefs to run for cover, resulting in the destruction of the stadium's infrastructure and vehicles outside the stadium. (more...)
Amir Khan KOs Phil Lo Greco in 39 Seconds Amir Khan KOs Phil Lo Greco in 39 Seconds
- April 23, 2018

But, despite the long break from stepping into the ring, Khan certainly reminded everyone watching of his searing hand speed. Khan had not fought since a knockout loss to Saul "Canelo" Alvarez in May 2016, but showed no lingering mental scars as he ruthlessly attacked Lo Greco from the opening bell. (more...)
Successive wins for Chelsea, draw not enough for Southampton Successive wins for Chelsea, draw not enough for Southampton
- April 21, 2018

Meanwhile Southampton have to "take more risks" and "just go for it" says manager Mark Hughes, after the Saints were held to a goalless draw against Leicester at the King Power. Ashley Barnes equalized in the 64th minute. Chelsea didn't let that equalizer stop them. Our club is not only winning as in winning games, it's winning for the whole community, people's jobs and stuff. (more...)
'It's not about regret,' as Mourinho pays tribute to Wenger 'It's not about regret,' as Mourinho pays tribute to Wenger
- April 21, 2018

The season started on a bright note for Wenger's men with a 4-0 win away to Middlesbrough. "He's the man who changed the whole face of the game". But look so was Arsene, and look how much disdain he managed to generate. "I know what it means, three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups, what he did in Japan and France..." Strategically, Mr Wenger was buoyed by the wave of television money coming into the Premier League, and used it to sign talent across Europe - unleashed by the Bosman ... (more...)
Martha, Bela Karolyi say 'no way' they knew about Larry Nassar Martha, Bela Karolyi say 'no way' they knew about Larry Nassar
- April 21, 2018

Thursday afternoon in Houston, another Nassar victim held a press conference regarding a lawsuit she has filed against the former doctor. The former gymnast argued in her suit that Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics failed to protect her despite repeated warnings years earlier about coach William McCabe. (more...)