• Washington Wizards at New Orleans Pelicans ATS Preview 03/09/18
Washington Wizards at New Orleans Pelicans ATS Preview 03/09/18

Without Davis and center DeMarcus Cousins , the Pelicans will have lean heavily on recently acquired center Emeka Okafor and on forwards Nikola Mirotic and Cheick Diallo , who have been major contributors during the streak. The Wizards are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games, 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 2 days rest and 11-5-1 ...

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  • No shame in losing to Real Madrid, says PSG coach
No shame in losing to Real Madrid, says PSG coach

Real talisman Cristiano Ronaldo is the all-time leading scorer in the Champions League with 117 goals and in opening the scoring with a header, he matched Ruud van Nistelrooy's record of netting in eight consecutive games in the competition.

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  • CSA distance themselves from SBW masks
CSA distance themselves from SBW masks

The tryst, which was splashed around the tabloids, happened well before Warner and Candice met. The statement said CSA had taken "immediate precautionary steps" against the officials and that there would be an internal disciplinary process.

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  • UConn Parts Ways With Head Coach Kevin Ollie
UConn Parts Ways With Head Coach Kevin Ollie

Photo Connecticut, coached by Kevin Ollie , above, recently completed its second consecutive losing season. Four years after Ollie and the Huskies cut down the nets as NCAA tournament champions in 2014, CT announced Saturday it was dismissing the coach for cause.

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  • Give us time - McLaren plead patience with new Renault engine
Give us time - McLaren plead patience with new Renault engine

McLaren were condemned whichever direction it took following three years in purgatory, there was no indication of light at the end of the tunnel, thus it'd be foolish to judge them on the basis of coming weeks. "Stupid to do that at this time of the day, I will learn from it". "Pretty relaxed. I do my own thing and we manage to do our laps". T...

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  • SAfrica's Rabada charged over Smith shoulder bump, faces ban
SAfrica's Rabada charged over Smith shoulder bump, faces ban

This year, Rabada added a fifth point to his name when he gave Shikhar Dhawan a send-off during an ODI at St George's Park last month. The on-field umpires Chris Gaffaney and Kumar Dharmasena charged Rabada with making physical contact with Smith, but South Africa have indicated they will contest the charge on the basis that contact was accid...

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  • Sri Lanka in control
Sri Lanka in control

Openers added 74 runs in 5.5 overs when Liton Das was gone with 43 runs so far. Bangladesh won the toss and opted to bowl first against host Sri Lanka in the 3rd T20I of the tri-nation Nidahas Trophy at the R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on Saturday.

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  • Arsenal keen to sign Real Madrid star: He fancies move to London
Arsenal keen to sign Real Madrid star: He fancies move to London

Real Madrid's hopes of retaining the La Liga title may be effectively over, but Los Blancos will at least have their sights set firmly on catching city rivals Atletico Madrid in second place. We didn't play a good game technically, but we were up against a great adversary. A sloppy pass out from the back by Anaitz Arbilla conceded possessi...

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  • Mark Noble shoves pitch invader as frustrations boil over against Burnley
Mark Noble shoves pitch invader as frustrations boil over against Burnley

Burnley did not play that badly during their three-month winless run, as they drew more games (six) than they lost (five) and three of the defeats were against Tottenham, Liverpool and Manchester United. "It is probably going to go to the last day for many teams". Another said: "I can understand West Ham fans anger and frustration but this ...

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  • Browns-Bills could be priming the pump for a bigger trade
Browns-Bills could be priming the pump for a bigger trade

TITANS: Tennessee has told backup quarterback Matt Cassel, safety Da'Norris Searcy and receiver Eric Weems that they will be released. Browns general manager John Dorsey isn't playing around. But he struggled in the Bills' 10-3, wildcard loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars - completing 17-of-38 passes for 134 yards and an interception - before ...

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  • Richard Sherman Visiting 49ers, 'Real Chance' Deal Happens
Richard Sherman Visiting 49ers, 'Real Chance' Deal Happens

Will Richard Sherman's foray into free agency be brief? The Seahawks are banking on him taking a substantial step towards becoming a star next season, with Carroll also hoping to accelerate the development and find playing time for safeties Delano Hill and Tedric Thompson to construct the secondary of the future.

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  • Patriots Trade For Browns DT Danny Shelton
Patriots Trade For Browns DT Danny Shelton

In the trade with the Browns, Shelton and a 2018 fifth round pick are reportedly coming to New England in the deal in exchange for a 2019 third round pick. Shelton enters 2018 on the final year of his rookie contract. The Gregg Williams defense didn't seem to be a fit for Shelton in 2017. According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the Browns we...

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  • Lionel Messi withdraws from Barcelona squad after birth of third child
Lionel Messi withdraws from Barcelona squad after birth of third child

FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi will not travel with the squad to face Malaga in a La Liga match due to personal reasons, the Catalan football club announced on Saturday. The Barcelona forward confirmed the birth of his third son, Ciro, soon after on Saturday afternoon. Barca lead the Liga standings on 69 points, enjoying an eight-point le...

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  • South African bowler in hot water after giving Steve Smith send-off
South African bowler in hot water after giving Steve Smith send-off

The hearing will be conducted by the match-referee Jeff Crowe who was also at the helm during David Warner and Quinton de Kock spat. Rabada shouted in celebration and approached Smith aggressively after winning a leg before wicket decision against him and the shoulders of the players made contact.

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  • Azlan Shah Cup: India thrash Ireland to finish 5th
Azlan Shah Cup: India thrash Ireland to finish 5th

Though India conceded a goal in the 48th minute, the team's defence remained resolute throughout the match, restricting Ireland's number of circle entries. In the 26th minute though, Amit Rohidas helped India reclaim the lead with a splendid penalty corner, finding the top net with a fiercely-struck drag-flick.

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  • Aaron Finch criticises South Africa's role in sledging war with Australia
Aaron Finch criticises South Africa's role in sledging war with Australia

It means that Warner is just one offence away from picking up a two-match Test ban. Australia vice-captain Warner was the centre of attention in the series opener in Durban after his ugly confrontation with South Africa wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock on a staircase leading to the teams' dressing rooms.

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  • Magic upset after clock error, obscure rule help seal win for Lakers
Magic upset after clock error, obscure rule help seal win for Lakers

Aaron Gordon has 34.71 fantasy points per game. Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN .com passed along comments from Gordon after an error by the clock operator caused the buzzer to sound early on an inbound play within the game's final second, which led the referees to award a jump ball rather than another possession for Orlando.

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  • Double double-double for Hogs in win over Florida, 80-72
Double double-double for Hogs in win over Florida, 80-72

For the Gamecocks, Chris Silva had 15 points and had 11 rebounds to lead the No. 11 seed Gamecocks (17-16.) USC advanced to the second round with a win over MS on Wednesday night. "I was proud of our guys and the effort defensively", Arkansas coach Mike Anderson said. Freshman forward Darious Hall scored nine points off the bench for Arkansas ...

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  • Arsene Wenger pleased with positive response as Gunners beat AC Milan
Arsene Wenger pleased with positive response as Gunners beat AC Milan

Aaron Ramsey says Arsenal's 2-0 win over AC Milan at San Siro proved they have "plenty of characters" in the team. "Whenever I play against Arsenal , I'll go up and think 'let me whack the first one and see who wants it, '" he said.

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  • Jurgen Klopp Happy For Us To Play Direct Football, Liverpool Star Reveals
Jurgen Klopp Happy For Us To Play Direct Football, Liverpool Star Reveals

It represented a real low point for Lovren, who admits those few weeks did affect him. "He needs to fit in the team, that's why we paid the price (for Van Dijk)". I know that definitely how important it is for our fans. Lovren himself highlighted the confidence within the squad and said the Reds will look to attack on Saturday, rather than acce...

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  • Unai Emery 'believes' in PSG, acknowledges changes may be made
Unai Emery 'believes' in PSG, acknowledges changes may be made

The Italian national job is said to also be a temptation for Conte , but L'Equipe point out a few times that PSG pay more , and they obviously say the Chelsea manager would have a good chance of winning the Champions League . That PSG are having to consider Neymar's power, and the way he may react to a new manager, probably shows there's mo...

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  • ESPN's Sean McDonough will return to calling college football games, per report
ESPN's Sean McDonough will return to calling college football games, per report

McDonough will continue to call the CFP National Championship on ESPN Radio, marquee college basketball, The Masters Par 3 contest, and more. He will replace Sean McDonough , who headed the broadcast for the last two years alongside now-Raiders coach Jon Gruden.

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  • 'I'm a better coach than Emery? Bulls**t!' says Zidane
'I'm a better coach than Emery? Bulls**t!' says Zidane

The man who stole the headlines on the night was from Los Blancos' famed La Fabrica. "I'm not going to talk about a player that is not mine". Zinedine Zidane has tipped world football's transfer fees to reach eye-watering new levels amid reports Real Madrid are considering a mega-money move for Neymar .

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  • PSG place 400 million euro price-tag on Neymar
PSG place 400 million euro price-tag on Neymar

The pair has been caught up in on-the-field dramas such as disagreements over who should take the Ligue 1 side's penalties. L'Équipe reports that there is debate within the club about Conte's suitability, with some stating his passion and winning mentality will rub off on the dressing room, while others saying that same intensity could cause pr...

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  • SEC issues statement on Nick Weatherspoon injury
SEC issues statement on Nick Weatherspoon injury

Before picking either side, you need to read what SportsLine college hoops expert Josh Nagel, who has put together an impressive 9-3 run picking college basketball games against the spread, has to say. Play didn't stop after Weatherspoon's original fall, and Weatherspoon was kicked on the next possession. Schofield scored five points as Tennessee...

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