Sport


Syndergaard, Cabrera lead Mets past Braves 6-0 in opener Syndergaard, Cabrera lead Mets past Braves 6-0 in opener
- April 04, 2017

Cabrera's single - his third hit of the day - scored Flores, who was initially called out but ruled safe on a replay challenge. Hansel Robles (1-0) was the winning pitcher after coming in the seventh. Rene Rivera began the seventh with a single against Ian Krol (0-1). "We've got five aces on the team that can come in and do the job". "I'm very happy and excited to go back there and get the opportunity to play against my ex-teammates", Colon said through a translator. (more...)
Diego Maradona Is Suing Konami Over PES 2017 Likeness Diego Maradona Is Suing Konami Over PES 2017 Likeness
- April 04, 2017

Maradona is playable via PES 2017's myClub mode and is featured on the Legends roster of the game. Diego Maradona , a famous soccer player, is planning to take legal action against Konami for using his likeness without his permission in their sports franchise, Pro Evolution Soccer . (more...)
Meeks shoots, and rebounds, and saves the day for Tar Heels Meeks shoots, and rebounds, and saves the day for Tar Heels
- April 03, 2017

Instead of dancing or leaping for joy or boasting about how he just broke the or frontcourt forest like a Tinker Toy in Carolina's 77-76 victory, Kennedy Meeks began to apologize to his teammates for missing two free throws with five seconds left and putting the Tar Heels in jeopardy. (more...)
Derrick Rose to have knee surgery again, miss rest of season Derrick Rose to have knee surgery again, miss rest of season
- April 03, 2017

An unrestricted free agent-to-be, Rose's injury could have a severe impact on his market value over the offseason. "That's a quick-healing injury". Rose tore the meniscus in his right knee during the 2013-14 season and also suffered an ACL tear during the 2012-13 season that forced him to miss the whole year. (more...)
Pep Guardiola: 'Winning titles all that matters for Manchester City'
- April 03, 2017

I never avoid (prevent) one player from going. "In my experience in Spain, my experience in Germany and now here, you can not imagine how good the young English players are", he said ahead of City's trip to Arsenal on Sunday, before evoking England's once feted "Golden Generation". (more...)
Arsenal will miss Wenger when he's gone - Bernstein
- April 01, 2017

The Premier League is back after the global break and there are some huge clashes to look forward to including the Merseyside derby and Arsenal vs Man City. Patrick Vieira added a fifth before former Arsenal favourite Nicolas Anelka pulled a late goal back for City. Arsene Wenger's side have dropped to sixth after losing four of their last five top-flight matches, including a 3-1 defeat to West Brom before the worldwide break. (more...)
Aaron Hernandez's Fiancée Testifies In His Double-Murder Trial Aaron Hernandez's Fiancée Testifies In His Double-Murder Trial
- March 31, 2017

She said she didn't ask Hernandez for details about Bradley's shooting, even though Hernandez and Bradley were close friends. I didn't see that as being one of them. In the days after the party, Thompson said he went to Miami "every night", and Hernandez was one of the people who often went with him. Although he was expected to take the stand Monday, Judge Locke announced at the beginning of court that Hernandez's older brother, Jonathan "DJ" Hernandez, will testify Tuesday as a witness for ... (more...)
Monaco's Tiemoue Bakayoko keen on Manchester United deal - on one condition
- March 30, 2017

Chelsea are on the verge of signing Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco ahead of rivals Manchester United, The UK sun reports. "Tiemoue is listening to some clubs from England, including Manchester United, but there is nothing concrete right now", a source close to the player revealed. (more...)
Bears' Hall, Packers' Dorleant arrested in Iowa Bears' Hall, Packers' Dorleant arrested in Iowa
- March 30, 2017

An officer Tased Hall in the left leg as he was being cuffed and refused to be put in the back of a squad auto, the report added. Dorleant just wrapped up his first National Football League season as well, with the Green Bay Packers. After being placed in handcuffs, he was tased while refusing to get into the police vehicle. No serious injuries were reported, but one officer was struck with a beer glass, and a bar employee had a cut to the back of the head, Olson said. (more...)
Bob McNair: Bob McNair: "you just have to be patient, you can't force things"
- March 29, 2017

We haven't had an opportunity to meet with him from a football standpoint because of the rules. As the shockwaves of the Osweiler trade settled, reports the Browns would cut him if they could not trade him surfaced quickly. The Browns may use the No. 12 overall pick to go shopping for the quarterback they so desperately need. Should they opt to select a quarterback, it will be one who came to a private workout. (more...)
Verstappen 5th in Australia while Ricciardo fails to finish Verstappen 5th in Australia while Ricciardo fails to finish
- March 29, 2017

Even Ricciardo, who placed fourth in Australia past year and is immensely popular with the local crowd, had to shake his head as he reported back over the team radio "I guess we can't save it. " Sure I'm disappointed now but it is what it is ", said Ricciardo. "I'll wake up and be motivated to get ready for China". "It's been fun, but I feel bad for everyone, bad for the fans obviously - there's more people here supporting me than the others". (more...)
American NHL players may boycott World Championships to support USA women's team
- March 28, 2017

Warren was joined by 13 of her colleagues, all Democrats: Sens. The women's national team is now trying to negotiate better terms with USA Hockey regarding support at all levels. The hockey foundation has tried to bring in other players, but several told media outlets last week they'd turned down offers. As the National Governing Body for ice hockey in the United States, USA Hockey is required by the Ted Stevens Olympic and Amateur Sports Act to "develop interest and participation ... (more...)
Real Madrid's Star Benzema Asks Explication On Exclusion off French Team
- March 26, 2017

Arsenal and Real Madrid are tracking the 18-year-old. Once again, he has been snubbed by coach Didier Deschamps for the World Cup qualifier in Luxembourg on Saturday. It's been a year-and-a-half that I'm not in it any more. "But from what people have said, he's a very good player, and I hope he'll have a great career, little by little". (more...)
Gatorade Player of the Year, Michael Porter, Jr Gatorade Player of the Year, Michael Porter, Jr
- March 24, 2017

Porter Jr. averaged 36 points and almost 14 rebounds a game this season. He had close connections to the program at Washington, where his dad, Michael Porter Sr ., was hired as an assistant coach in May and his godfather, Lorenzo Romar , was a coach for 15 years. (more...)
New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius (shoulder) likely to miss April New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius (shoulder) likely to miss April
- March 23, 2017

A preliminary MRI revealed that Gregorius has a hematoma of the subscapularis muscle in his right shoulder, Girardi told reporters Monday. And if it is, the Yankees may be interested in acquiring Phillies shortstop Freddy Galvis, according to Kevin Kernan of the New York Post . (more...)
Six March Madness Games Will Be Produced in Virtual Reality Six March Madness Games Will Be Produced in Virtual Reality
- March 22, 2017

The Bruins/Bearcats game is being livestreamed across a variety of platforms: NCAA.com, the NCAA March Madness Live app, and the Watch TBS app. Every game is available to watch on ESPN2 or stream live on the WatchESPN app . Turner will also put out content via Facebook 360 Video on the NCAA March Madness Facebook page . Intel is also unveiling Intel True VR, having transitioned the technology and fan experience from the VOKE acquisition. (more...)
Turner Sports/CBS to offer NCAA Tournament in virtual reality Turner Sports/CBS to offer NCAA Tournament in virtual reality
- March 22, 2017

Virtual reality is making its way into the March Madness, and, for the first time , it's extending beyond Final Four weekend. "We used last year as a base line and built an experience that builds off last year", said David Aufhauser, Managing Director of Strategy and Product for Intel Sports Group. (more...)
Not all is well among the big schools in tournament Not all is well among the big schools in tournament
- March 19, 2017

It was a busy day at Bon Secour Wellness Arena ahead of South Carolina's marquee matchup with Marquette on Friday night, the first day of the NCAA Tournament's Greenville regional now officially in the books. 9 in the Ratings Percentage Index (RPI). Oregon's Lexi Bando leads the nation, hitting 50 percent of her 3s. For the season, the Trojans are shooting a respectable 46 percent from the floor, while holding foes to just under 43 percent shooting. (more...)
Leicester on 'revenge' mission as they draw Atletico Madrid Leicester on 'revenge' mission as they draw Atletico Madrid
- March 18, 2017

Leicester, making their debut in the Champions League and rank outsiders, will have to upset the European elite all over again after landing last year's beaten finalists in the draw in Nyon, Switzerland. They're one of eight teams remaining, and the only team from England left in the competition. "It'll be a hard game but we're confident and we have a chance to go through". (more...)
Conte explains why Chelsea youngsters should still feel motivated Conte explains why Chelsea youngsters should still feel motivated
- March 18, 2017

Odinbet is FREE to use, and statistical analysis for games played in world football's top 12 leagues. The Belgium worldwide has been in scintillating form for the Premier League leaders this season, and was the victim of numerous fouls during the opening exchanges of Monday's FA Cup quarter-final victory over Manchester United. (more...)
'It was amazing' - Sizing John delivers thrilling Gold Cup for Harrington 'It was amazing' - Sizing John delivers thrilling Gold Cup for Harrington
- March 18, 2017

However, from a betting perspective, Sizing John is more interesting at a bigger price. Native River (7/2) was a gallant third. Ruby Walsh said of Djakadam: "The mistake at the second-last cost me second". "It is the jewel in the crown", she said. Harrington said: "I can't believe it, it was wonderful how he jumped and travelled". O'Neill said: "It was his first run proper of the season, he has no miles on the clock and he'll improve a ton on that". (more...)
Manchester United 1-0 Rostov: Reds through into Europa League quarterfinals Manchester United 1-0 Rostov: Reds through into Europa League quarterfinals
- March 17, 2017

We assess the talking points ahead of the return leg. The France midfielder, criticised for a poor performance in Monday's 1-0 FA Cup quarter-final defeat at Chelsea, pulled up early in the second half holding the back of one of his legs. (more...)
Dont'a Hightower Re-Signs with New England Patriots on 4-Year Contract Dont'a Hightower Re-Signs with New England Patriots on 4-Year Contract
- March 16, 2017

He reportedly received an offer from the Jets worth $12 million per year, but Hightower rejected that offer before leaving his visit. Both the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Jets had interest, but he elected to roll with Tom Brady again for the chance to repeat as champions. (more...)
Malcolm Butler Set to Visit With New Orleans Saints
- March 16, 2017

If the Saints and Butler are able to reach an agreement on a contract, they will then work a deal with the Patriots to trade for Butler. That was followed on Friday by a trade on the defensive side, which sent this year's second-round pick to Carolina for edge rusher Kony Ealy and a third-round pick. (more...)
Jets' interest in Dont'a Hightower 'cannot be overstated'
- March 15, 2017

Hightower picked up 2.5 sacks and a forced fumble in 2016. As we said previously, the Titans and the Patriots aren't going to get into a bidding war over Hightower. After trading Chandler Jones and Jamie Collins , New England is running the risk of losing three key defenders. He made pivotal plays in each of the Patriots' most recent Super Bowl wins. (more...)
UW women stay home to start NCAA Tournament run UW women stay home to start NCAA Tournament run
- March 15, 2017

The last three came against teams that will be in the NCAA Tournament, and seeded very highly. With most of the top seeds holding pretty steady across the sport, there hasn't been much bracketology movement leading up to the selection show. (more...)
UNC men's basketball earns No. 1 seed in NCAA Tournament UNC men's basketball earns No. 1 seed in NCAA Tournament
- March 15, 2017

UC Davis and USC (-3) vs. Providence on Wednesday. The victor of the second round tilt will advance to the NCAA Regional Semifinal, which will be played at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn. Lonzo Ball , UCLA: Arguably the nation's most versatile player, the 6-6 freshman guard is averaging 14.9 points, 6.2 rebounds and 7.8 assists per game. (more...)
Raiders add speedster Cordarrelle Patterson to boost return game — National Football League free agency Raiders add speedster Cordarrelle Patterson to boost return game — National Football League free agency
- March 15, 2017

He also ran one back for a touchdown - the fifth return for a touchdown of his career. "Trust me I want to", Patterson had written. "So what you (going to) do, Rick". I want to go somewhere and know that I can help on special teams. And the wide receiver took to social media Saturday evening to lobby for a return to the Minnesota Vikings. (more...)
Craig Shakespeare appointed Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare appointed Leicester City manager
- March 14, 2017

But under Ranieri this season had seen the Foxes slump and they were just a point above the bottom three when the club's Thai owners sacked the veteran manager. "We have to give our best version, that which has allowed us to fight with Barcelona and Real Madrid for La Liga". The variety and fluidity in their forward play meant teams found them so hard to cope with. (more...)
Deportivo La Coruna v FC Barcelona 12 March 2017 Deportivo La Coruna v FC Barcelona 12 March 2017
- March 14, 2017

Manager Pepe Mel's side struck first as Joselu gave the hosts a 1-0 lead at half-time in rainy conditions, and Alex Bergantinos followed up with a 74th-minute victor following Luis Suarez's equaliser after the break. The Blaugrana's 6-1 win over Paris Saint-Germain not only qualified them for the quarter finals, with the side duly instilled as favourites for the tournament once more, but it has also renewed a sense of belief among fans and players alike. (more...)
Caixinha set to become Rangers boss Caixinha set to become Rangers boss
- March 13, 2017

And I thought without two outstanding saves from Craig Gordon they could have had more. Celtic have almost double the amount of goals than Rangers in the league, netting 73 compared to 37 from the Ibrox men. Celtic opened the scoring in the first half through Stuart Armstrong's rifled shot from the edge of the area, and the midfielder had two second-half efforts saved by the Rangers goalkeeper Wes Foderingham. (more...)
Uttar Pradesh polls: Akhilesh Yadav hints at alliance with BSP Uttar Pradesh polls: Akhilesh Yadav hints at alliance with BSP
- March 11, 2017

Asked if he would align with the BSP if there was a splintered verdict, he said he would "not allow Uttar Pradesh to be run by remote control by the BJP". Union minister Kiren Rijiju said, "Countingsepehle hee haarmaanliya (he has conceded defeat even before counting)". The India TV-C Voter poll also showed BJP just ahead at 155-167 seats, while the SP-Congress alliance was placed second at 135-147. (more...)
Mass Effect Andromeda Launch Trailer Arrives for Serious Galactic Hype Mass Effect Andromeda Launch Trailer Arrives for Serious Galactic Hype
- March 11, 2017

It's a cinematic, touching on your character's story and featuring some of the game's other characters, including more peeks at the primary antagonist the Archon, all set to the song " Human " by Rag'n'Bone Man. Mass Effect: Andromeda is out on March 23 on Xbox One , PC and PS4 (March 21 for NA territories). Andromeda , players are on a mission to find a new home for humanity and they will have to explore risky worlds, keep their crew alive, and unravel the mysteries of Andromeda . (more...)
Tatum, Allen lead Duke comeback vs Louisville, 81-77 Tatum, Allen lead Duke comeback vs Louisville, 81-77
- March 11, 2017

Soon-to-be lottery pick Jayson Tatum , fellow future first-rounder Luke Kennard and ACC Preseason Player of the Year Grayson Allen combined for 67 points Thursday to lead the unlikely comeback against one of the nation's top defenses. They'll be joined by former Duke star Jay Williams, Winston-Salem State's Cleo Hill, Indiana's Scott May, Purdue star Rick Mount and Creighton's Paul Silas. (more...)
Vince Young Reportedly Agrees To Join CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders Vince Young Reportedly Agrees To Join CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders
- March 11, 2017

The Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League announced on Thursday that they have signed former Titans quarterback Vince Young to a contract. Texas will temporarily grant Young an unpaid leave from his position as a diversity and community engagement officer. Dunk added that that Young could earn as much as $9,000, or $500 per game, by being the second quarterback on the depth chart. (more...)
Browns' dream NFL Draft scenario reportedly involves landing Jimmy Garoppolo Browns' dream NFL Draft scenario reportedly involves landing Jimmy Garoppolo
- March 09, 2017

Now add in the fact that Garoppolo has two career starts under his belt, and this is magnified even further. Rarely do National Football League teams have all the leverage in a negotiating situation, but that appears to be the case with the New England Patriots and their coveted backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. (more...)
Patriots trade for Colts TE Dwayne Allen Patriots trade for Colts TE Dwayne Allen
- March 09, 2017

One year ago, the Colts signed Allen to a four-year deal, $29.4 million deal. His stats aren't gaudy, as his best season came as a rookie in 2012 with 45 receptions for 521 yards, and he reeled in a career-best eight touchdowns in 2014. In two of his past three seasons with the Colts, Allen was a scoring machine. According to Miguel of patscap.com, Allen carries a $2.5million salary for 2017, and a $2 million roster bonus that guarantees on March 14th. (more...)
Andrew Bogut in Trouble; Cleveland Cavaliers Deals With Another Injured Big Man Andrew Bogut in Trouble; Cleveland Cavaliers Deals With Another Injured Big Man
- March 08, 2017

The Cavaliers later confirmed his self-diagnosis. "Initial x-rays and evaluation at The Q revealed a fractured left tibia", the Caveliers posted on their website. The Cavs signed Bogut to a $385,000 contract for the rest of the season, adding him to beef up their front court that is missing All-Star forward Kevin Love, who is still weeks away from returning from knee surgery. (more...)
Piledriver: Can Owens stop Goldberg's resurgence at 'Fastlane'?
- March 07, 2017

In other games at Fastlane , Rich Swann and Akira Tozawa defeated Brian Kendrick and Noam Dar via pinfall. Sasha escaped an upcoming Samoan Drop from Nia with a roll-up and extended into a bridge to make his shocking win a reality. The Club won their first title just more than a month ago at the Royal Rumble . The top comments were all harsh criticisms of either Raw or Goldberg himself. (more...)
5 things we learned from Tony Bellew's victory over David Haye 5 things we learned from Tony Bellew's victory over David Haye
- March 06, 2017

Since the fight ended, it has emerged that both fighters sustained injuries, with Bellew breaking his hand in the second round and Haye rupturing his Achilles in the sixth. "Just before the stoppage came I said to David "stop now". I would love it if Bellew landed a "haymaker" and put a sock in David Haye's mouth for a bit. (more...)