• Real Madrid's Luka Modric faces five years in prison
Real Madrid's Luka Modric faces five years in prison

That would allow Modric to be entitled to half of the £18m deal that took him to Spurs a decade ago - a clause that he had originally testified against. Last October, Modric was named, for the third time, to the FIFA FIFPro team selected by thousands of professional players. Modric, who grew up as a refugee in Zadar on the Dalmatian coast, was hi...

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  • NBA Predictions: Is blowout in cards when Celtics host Grizzlies? 2/26/18
NBA Predictions: Is blowout in cards when Celtics host Grizzlies? 2/26/18

JaMychal Green had 21 points and 11 rebounds but couldn't prevent the Grizzlies from dropping their 10th consecutive game, one shy of a season high. Also it's not the first time he's played more than 10 minutes in a game and didn't attempt a single field goal either. With the loss, Memphis can't extend its franchise-record streak of seven consecu...

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  • Tiger Woods commits to play the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando
Tiger Woods commits to play the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando

After a week off following his 12th-place finish at the Honda Classic, Woods will again appear in back-to-back events the next two weekends. Woods tweeted Friday that he will play in the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill. It will be his first start at the event since his last win in 2013. The former world No. 1, who began the year ranked...

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  • Liverpool Interested In Yet Another Southampton Player
Liverpool Interested In Yet Another Southampton Player

According to L'Equipe (h/t Glen Williams of the MailOnline), the midfielder was tracked by Arsenal last summer before he eventually joined Saints from Juventus , but the Gunners no longer have an interest in the Gabon worldwide. Southampton would surely be at loath to sell another player to Liverpool , although as things stand, they are in a...

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  • Cavs suspend JR Smith for throwing soup at coach
Cavs suspend JR Smith for throwing soup at coach

Cleveland Cavaliers guard JR Smith is many things, but a Soup Nazi he is not. "He will serve the suspension tonight as the Cavaliers host the Philadelphia 76ers at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland". Wade was traded to Miami at the deadline, and the move seemed to invigorate Smith. This suspension will cost Smith a total of $94,897 out of his po...

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  • Rafa Benitez issues worrying injury update on Newcastle star Jonjo Shelvey
Rafa Benitez issues worrying injury update on Newcastle star Jonjo Shelvey

Liverpool have a pretty good squad of players now that all of them have returned from their injuries, so they'll start as favourites. After a debut penalty save and clean sheet things have been far from rosy for the Belgian after a string of high-profile mistakes throughout his tenure, costing Liverpool on multiple occasions and being a scapegoa...

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  • Donnarumma's agent, Raiola advises him to dump AC Milan
Donnarumma's agent, Raiola advises him to dump AC Milan

It is in France where he has found his form again, with the striker bouncing back from a nightmare spell at Anfield by scoring 37 goals since joining his current club. Balotelli has scored 38 goals in 57 games since moving to Ligue 1 at the beginning of last season but the Italian worldwide is set to come off contract with Nice at the end of th...

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  • Ibrahimovic set to leave Manchester United at end of season: Mourinho
Ibrahimovic set to leave Manchester United at end of season: Mourinho

Irwin, who was part of the United team to win the Champions League as part of the treble in 1999, said: "In the Champions League, I think any one of 10 teams can win it". Moving from his club future to his global future, Sweden's all-time leading goalscorer retired from the national team after EURO 2016 but calls for him to go to the 2018 World Cup...

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  • Bach: Russian doping scandal didn't stain Winter Olympics
Bach: Russian doping scandal didn't stain Winter Olympics

The Russian Olympic Committee will have its suspension lifted as soon as it is confirmed that no additional positive cases are incurred by Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) at Pyeongchang 2018. It was, however, the subject of the vast majority of the questions Bach fielded as the International Olympic Committee tried to shake the stigma of Rus...

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  • David Padgett talks about Louisville's 67-66 loss to No. 1 Virginia
David Padgett talks about Louisville's 67-66 loss to No. 1 Virginia

Virginia didn't wilt, answering with two free throws by Jerome with a tick left. Jerome led all scorers with 21 points while Adel led the Cardinals with 18. According to the win probability, the Cards had a 95.2 percent chance to win the game with six seconds left. They also outrebounded the Cardinals 34-27.

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  • US Olympic committee chief steps down
US Olympic committee chief steps down

Blackmun's resignation comes at a time in which USOC has faced criticism for its reported handling of sexual abuse claims within USA Gymnastics by former physician Larry Nassar . The USOC is conducting an independent review of when Blackmun and others learned the details about abuse cases at USA Gymnastics and whether they responded appropriat...

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  • First male gymnast alleges Larry Nassar abused him
First male gymnast alleges Larry Nassar abused him

Raisman said on CNN last month. During those victim-impact statements, which lasted for more than a week, Mr Moore's sister described the abuse that both she and her brother suffered. Raisman's Olympic teammate, McKayla Maroney, filed suit in December . "The people at the very top, that work at the office every single day at USA Gymnastics, ...

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  • Karti Demands Food From Swiggy or Zomato in CBI Custody
Karti Demands Food From Swiggy or Zomato in CBI Custody

Karti was produced before the court on expiry of one-day CBI custody amidst the presence of his parents P Chidambaram and Nalini Chidambaram, both senior advocates, and were seen talking to him. "14 days is the minimum time required to keep him in custody", Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta contended. "The arguments put forward by Kar...

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  • Rutgers rallies from 16 down to top IN in Big Ten Tournament
Rutgers rallies from 16 down to top IN in Big Ten Tournament

As for IN, they're sitting at 16-14 this year. "But when you're not able to play inside out and we're not able to establish our best player, that's when it comes back to me". The Hoosiers allowed Rutgers to connect on 58 percent of its shots for the game. "Well, we didn't go a very good job of blocking out", Minnesota coach Richard Pitino s...

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  • Valverde slams 'invisible penalty' after Barcelona held at Las Palmas
Valverde slams 'invisible penalty' after Barcelona held at Las Palmas

Early in the second half, he awarded a penalty to Las Palmas after a confusing sequence in front of the Barcelona goal . The second period started in freaky fashion as the referee gave a controversial penalty against Barcelona , who were penalised for a supposed handball from Lucas Digne as the ball ricocheted back off the post, much to t...

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  • Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden on Marshawn Lynch: 'He's still a beast'
Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden on Marshawn Lynch: 'He's still a beast'

And now, they need to make significant changes in order to get back on track for the upcoming season. In our last three drafts, I'm looking at it. "But I still think doing things the old-fashioned way is a good way, and we're going to try to lean the needle that way a little bit".

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  • Mexico Championship: Golf Odds And Predictions
Mexico Championship: Golf Odds And Predictions

Thomas, of course , despite winning also courted controversy as a result of an over-zealous spectator shouting throughout his final round. Rafa Cabrera-Bello: $7,700Bello has had an up and down 2018. The USGA made an interesting change Monday as the U.S. Open will no longer feature an 18-hole Monday playoff if there's a tie after 72 holes. Plus,...

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  • Man City pile fresh misery on Arsenal with record-breaking first-half
Man City pile fresh misery on Arsenal with record-breaking first-half

It always looked overhit, and he could easily have abandoned a fruitless chase, but City's record... As tonight, and recent games, have proved, no one is safe from the contagion now sweeping through Arsenal Football Club. "I don't compare it to any other situation I face before". His finish was of the kind that lit up his time at Monaco and, ...

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  • Kirk Cousins free agency rumors: Broncos intend to go 'all-in' on QB
Kirk Cousins free agency rumors: Broncos intend to go 'all-in' on QB

Elway said he believed they could add the needed pieces in free agency or the draft and that the team's younger players should improve. "That is the plan, yes". "We've got two guys on the roster - well, three, actually - with Chad Kelly", Joseph said. "That's what it's going to be more like". He needs 76 yards to pass Curtis Martin for No.

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  • Record 100m sprinter Usain Bolt to line up at Old Trafford
Record 100m sprinter Usain Bolt to line up at Old Trafford

Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt is set to start his football career as he announced signing with a football team Sunday. The match was the brain child of singer Robbie Williams , who will be captaining the England side to face Bolt's World XI, and entertainer Jonathan Wilkes.

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  • Joshua: Parker tougher fight than Wilder
Joshua: Parker tougher fight than Wilder

Neither has fought a murderer's row when it comes to opposition but AJ's looks stellar next to Wilder's. However, in the eyes of many the threat of Wilder's power erases some of Joshua's advantages, making the fight more intriguing and the most anticipated heavyweight confrontation since Lennox Lewis fought Mike Tyson in June of 2002.

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  • Former Arsenal and Manchester City star banned from football
Former Arsenal and Manchester City star banned from football

However, according to reports, it was alleged Nasri received 500 millilitres of hydration in the form of sterile water containing micronutrient components. The treatment is not banned outright by the WADA, whose rules state a 50ml infusion limit per six-hour period for an active athlete. The method is on the World Anti-doping Agency's prohibited ...

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  • Ronda Rousey makes WWE debut, puts Triple H through a table
Ronda Rousey makes WWE debut, puts Triple H through a table

Just before signing her WWE contract at the Elimination Chamber even in Las Vegas, Rousey caught wind from Monday Night Raw General Manager Kurt Angle that Stephanie McMahon and Triple H were looking to humiliate her at the upcoming WrestleMania event.

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  • Michael Bennett being shopped by Seahawks in trade talks
Michael Bennett being shopped by Seahawks in trade talks

Bennett, 32, was second on the Seahawks in sacks in 2017 with 8.5 and is set to count nearly $7.4 million against Seattle's cap. In his first public comments in two months, on Thursday at the National Football League scouting combine, coach Pete Carroll didn't exactly squash the possibility that Bennett has played his last game for Seattle.

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  • Running Back Matt Forte Announces Retirement
Running Back Matt Forte Announces Retirement

Forte was the sixht running back selected in the 2008 draft behind Darren McFadden, Jonathan Stewart, Felix Jones, Rashard Mendenhall, and Chris Johnson. Forte left the Bears after the 2015 season. "I am forever indebted to Jimmie and Dolores Daniels and the city of Chicago". He will now have the opportunity to turn his attention elsewhere and fo...

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