• Sadio Mane: 'Liverpool moving in right direction'
Sadio Mane: 'Liverpool moving in right direction'

The decision to call time on his record 175-cap worldwide career following Italy's calamitous World Cup play-off defeat to Sweden in November looks set to be temporarily reversed after interim Italy coach Luigi Di Biagio recently claimed that he would likely form part of the Azzurri squad for March friendlies against Argentina and England.

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  • Ten Tigers Set to Participate at NFL Combine
Ten Tigers Set to Participate at NFL Combine

The prospective player evaluation event is under contract with Indianapolis through 2020, and Polian says " football people" tell him they don't want the combine to leave the city. I don't think so. "Keeping it real, all my numbers will be held against me ". I'll never forget watching Johnny Knox, and I didn't have a big grade on Johnny Knox, b...

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  • Bruins 8, Penguins 4: Please give us seven games of this
Bruins 8, Penguins 4: Please give us seven games of this

Carter Rowney thought he scored for the Penguins, but after review, it was decided he kicked the puck in to the net illegally. Krejci completed his fourth career hat trick at 14:33, and Pastrnak finished Zdeno Chara's slick pass with 2:18 left in the second to give the B's their first eight-goal game since March 19, 2012, against the Maple Leafs.

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  • Usain Bolt's big football announcement was not what anyone expected
Usain Bolt's big football announcement was not what anyone expected

The full line-up is yet to be released but we do know who the team captains are. Usain is one of the most famous athletes in the world - even though he announced his retirement from athletics a year ago. The Soccer Aid match between celebrities and footballers will be played at Old Trafford on 10 June and Bolt will captain his side. Tickets are...

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  • May and Tusk to discuss post-Brexit EU/UK trade deal
May and Tusk to discuss post-Brexit EU/UK trade deal

While she will say that she wants Britain to have the freedom to strike trade deals around the world, it should be possible to agree a relationship with the European Union where they continue to "support each other's interests". The proposals were the first draft of the EU's legal articulation of an agreement reached between the United Kingdom an...

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  • Athletics: Every runner disqualified in men's 400m heat
Athletics: Every runner disqualified in men's 400m heat

The Bandon AC sprinter went through in third place from her first-round heat to qualify for tonight's semi-finals of the women's 400 metres in Birmingham. "I don't know quite what happened but it is OK", he said. "I have so much pent-up emotion now". City of Lisburn's Foster was fifth in her heat in 7.35 seconds, while 18-year-old Neville finishe...

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  • Heartbreaker! Tennis superstar Rafa Nadal drops out at Indian Wells
Heartbreaker! Tennis superstar Rafa Nadal drops out at Indian Wells

Rafael Nadal retired with a hip injury in his quarterfinal match against Marin Cilic at the Australian Open in January. I won't be able to play in Miami or Indian Wells as I need to recover. It's the second time in two years that one of tennis' most influential players has had to battle back from injury. The Monte-Carlo Masters gets unde...

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  • Neymar out for three months, raises doubts on World Cup participation
Neymar out for three months, raises doubts on World Cup participation

Lasmar's assessment painted a graver picture both in terms of the injury and the timing of Neymar's recovery. "The best and only indication is surgery, because, with a more conservative treatment, there is a great chance that there would be another fracture within a short period of time".

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  • Colts decide to let Frank Gore leave
Colts decide to let Frank Gore leave

He's a Hall of Famer player in my mind, without question a first-ballot Hall of Fame player. It's highly unlikely that, if the Baltimore Ravens did sign Gore, that they would make him their starter given the breakout season that Alex Collins had a year ago and the fact that Gore is very much in the twilight of his career.

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  • Stephen Curry admits to smashing a coffee table while practising golf swing
Stephen Curry admits to smashing a coffee table while practising golf swing

It is not known what Curry destroyed while getting those swings in. Steph Curry apparently wasn't listening to anyone when he chose to work on his game Thursday and summarily smashed an unidentified glass object in a hotel room. Stephen Curry has continued the long and glorious tradition of superstars trashing hotel rooms. Hilariously, the offi...

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  • Sam Allardyce says he is 'surprised' by Everton exit speculation
Sam Allardyce says he is 'surprised' by Everton exit speculation

Shakhtar Donetsk coach Paulo Fonseca and Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone have also both been linked with the Goodison Park hot seat. Those comments immediately prompted a strong reaction on social media and the disconnect between Everton supporters and the manager is the main reason his position remains in doubt...

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  • Howie Roseman not anxious about Eagles' cap situation
Howie Roseman not anxious about Eagles' cap situation

His departure from the Philadelphia Eagles leaves a large void, however not one which the defending Super Bowl champions are incapable of filling. It's always hard to say goodbye to Eagles who have been with the organization for a long time, particularly after they were part of the first Super Bowl team in franchise history.

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  • Mayock: Mayfield's interviews matter more than on-field performance at NFL Combine
Mayock: Mayfield's interviews matter more than on-field performance at NFL Combine

In fact, Washington, the Biletnikoff Award victor who led the country with 1,549 receiving yards, could move up into the first-round mix with a strong combine showing. I'm brutally honest. Some people don't like that because it's rare nowadays. When I talk about planting the flag against Ohio State, I talk about the fact that was an emotional win, ...

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  • ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers, 2018
ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers, 2018

With the Windies winning the Under-19 World Cup in 2016 and both the men's and the women's World T20 titles in the same year, Holder hopes to draw inspiration and add a third world title in the 50-over format. What looked like a sure-shot win for the Caribbean side, the Kenya bowlers changed the complexion of the match with a stunning performance w...

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  • USGA announce US Open Monday play-off to be scrapped from 2018
USGA announce US Open Monday play-off to be scrapped from 2018

The U.S. Golf Association's ( USGA ) playoff format is changing to a two-hole aggregate playoff for the U.S. Open, the last of the four majors to do away with an 18-hole playoff. So long, 18 holes of golf the Monday following the U.S. Open. We decided after talking to a lot of stakeholders that golf really in this day and age, everybody wanted to s...

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  • China firm dismisses report that oil tycoon under probe
China firm dismisses report that oil tycoon under probe

A Chinese oil tycoon who is buying a stake in Russia's biggest oil producer has been detained for questioning, news reports said Thursday, amid a sprawling anti-corruption crackdown. CEFC is active in the Czech Republic where it has assets worth 1.5 billion euros. CEFC Shanghai International Group said on Thursday that it would suspend trading of...

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  • Lamar Jackson: 'No teams have asked me to play wide receiver'
Lamar Jackson: 'No teams have asked me to play wide receiver'

It's still far too early to tell who that is, or how good Jackson can truly be if given the opportunity. While the 21-year-old hasn't said whether he'll work out as a receiver for National Football League teams, plenty of current and former National Football League players chimed in with their own opinions on what he should do.

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  • Dolphins agree to acquire Rams DE Robert Quinn
Dolphins agree to acquire Rams DE Robert Quinn

The Los Angeles Rams have already been heavily involved in the trading game before the new league year has even started. The defensive end out of North Carolina was the 14th overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft . The upside for the Rams here is that they'll be dumping a lot of salary, as Quinn had a cap hit of roughly $12.4 million in 2018. Quinn ...

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  • 49ers win coin flip, will select ninth in draft
49ers win coin flip, will select ninth in draft

Raiders coach Jon Gruden and GM Reggie McKenzie also attended. The coin flip was held at 9:30 a.m. PT in the weight area at the annual meeting for player evaluation at Lucas Oil Field in Indianapolis, per McDonald. The Raiders will pick ahead of the 49ers in the second round. The draft will take place April 26-28. A couple of those possible c...

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  • 3 draft prospects Rams fans should watch at the National Football League combine Friday
3 draft prospects Rams fans should watch at the National Football League combine Friday

For a college football player, it's the ultimate job interview. According to ESPN.com , Sweat ran a 4.46-second 40-yard dash in high school, recorded a 38-inch vertical jump and posted the best SPARQ rating in his class (148.17). "If he asks me to be a backup, I'm going to be the country's best backup quarterback". The 2018 NFL Combine is ...

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  • Seattle's National Hockey League franchise draws 25K ticket deposits
Seattle's National Hockey League franchise draws 25K ticket deposits

It's interesting that Seattle has already sold 25,000 season ticket deposits, because KeyArena, where the prospective team would play, now only has a capacity of 15 ,177 for hockey games. The Golden Knights sold on 5,000 tickets in two days, 9,000 tickets in nine months and it took 18 months to sell 16,000 tickets. As of Thursday afternoon, fa...

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  • Pete Carroll offers scouting report on Yankees' Russell Wilson
Pete Carroll offers scouting report on Yankees' Russell Wilson

Wilson hinted at the possibility of getting a chance to hit before the game. After putting a show in batting practice earlier this week, reportedly going yard six times, Wilson stepped to the plate for his first live at-bat in spring training for the New York Yankees .

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  • 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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