• Torres leads Atletico into Europa League quarterfinals
Torres leads Atletico into Europa League quarterfinals

The latest setback leaves Atletico, who are second in La Liga, with only 16 outfield players in their first team squad as they seek to close an eight-point gap on leaders Barcelona in the final stretch of the campaign. Dmitri Payet's penalty put Marseilles on track for a 2-1 victory at Athletic Bilbao - their first win away to Spanish opposition - ...

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  • Watch Cavs Vs. Trail Blazers 2018 Online
Watch Cavs Vs. Trail Blazers 2018 Online

McCollum led Portland with 29 points on 12 of 24 from the field, while Damian Lillard , who James earlier Thursday called " a superstar in our league ", added 24 points and nine assists. Evan Turner chipped in 11 points, seven rebounds and five assists off the bench. "We're doing a good job protecting home court, taking advantage of a little s...

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  • Augie Garrido (1939 - 2018), college baseball coaching legend
Augie Garrido (1939 - 2018), college baseball coaching legend

Garrido and Skip Bertman were close friends. In his time at CSUF, Garrido coached the Titans to three College World Series championships (1979, 1984, 1995). The Longhorns had reached the College World Series in 2014, but the program posted losing records in conference play the next two years. But he was occasionally still seen at Texas games.

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  • WR Jordy Nelson to visit Raiders on Wednesday
WR Jordy Nelson to visit Raiders on Wednesday

An end of an era occurred at the Green Bay Packers on Tuesday, as the team made a decision to release wide receiver Jordy Nelson after 10 seasons with the franchise. When Jordy Nelson's plane touched down in the Bay Area on Wednesday , Derek Carr was waiting for him. He made the 2014 Pro Bowl and led the National Football League in receivi...

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  • Predictions: Arizona Wildcats vs. Buffalo in 1st round of NCAA Tournament
Predictions: Arizona Wildcats vs. Buffalo in 1st round of NCAA Tournament

To me they are not the least deserving at-large by a long shot, but it was just surprising to me how assured their bid seemed. The Pac-12 Player of the Year only had four shot attempts in the first 16 minutes minutes of the second half and six the entire half as Arizona couldn't find a way to involve college basketball's most dominant interio...

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  • Jones apologises for Ireland, Wales slurs
Jones apologises for Ireland, Wales slurs

Dylan Hartley recovered from a calf injury and will captain a much-changed England . Iain Henderson has dislodged Devin Toner to start Saturday's Grand Slam decider. "I think they're going to be really unsafe". England went through World Rugby to request an official's help in their approach to the breakdown, but the South African's pre...

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  • Floyd Mayweather says he will take Tyron Woodley up on his offer
Floyd Mayweather says he will take Tyron Woodley up on his offer

We talked a couple times so we're going to start working out real soon. "I can wrestle. My wrestling game is not that bad". On a scale from one to 10, I would say it's probably a 7. "I'll probably need a little bit longer", Mayweather said. "I can't overlook or disrespect those guys". It would be great to see Mayweather inside an Octagon for an...

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  • Mourinho savages 'worst manager' De Boer
Mourinho savages 'worst manager' De Boer

Mourinho hit back at the comments on Monday afternoon, calling the former Ajax, Inter Milan and Crystal Palace coach the "worst manager in the history of the Premier League ". "If you go to his numbers and how many matches he played with me last season and this season, maybe I am wrong, but I would say he is probably in the top five players with...

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  • Cats hold off Davidson 78-73 in NCAA opener
Cats hold off Davidson 78-73 in NCAA opener

The fifth-seeded Wildcats (25-10) led by 10 after an impressive defensive showing in the first half, but No. 12 Davidson fought back with its potent offense to tie the game at 54 with seven minutes remaining. Down the stretch, Davidson (21-12) did not have an answer for Kevin Knox and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. It was the longest active streak in t...

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  • Roger Federer Beats Hyeon Chung, Advances to 2018 Indian Wells Semifinals
Roger Federer Beats Hyeon Chung, Advances to 2018 Indian Wells Semifinals

This was the first match between Federer and Chung since the semi-finals of the Aussie Open when the Swiss was leading 6-1, 5-2 and Chung was forced to retire with a foot blister. The two traded games and were locked at 5-5, before Federer pulled away to take the set 7-5. "It was a really tough match against Pablo", Chung said.

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  • See Rob Gray's game-winning layup in Houston's first round win
See Rob Gray's game-winning layup in Houston's first round win

A Devin Watson jumper made it a four point game, and after Matt Mitchell split a pair of free throws, Watson tied the game with a 3-pointer with 1:06 left. Kell watched, waited for Gray to make his move, and then Gray took off, took flight, and took the Aztecs tournament dreams with him. That was part of a stretch in which the Cougars mustered a ...

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  • Former Patriots crunch-time hero Danny Amendola headed to Dolphins
Former Patriots crunch-time hero Danny Amendola headed to Dolphins

Amendola will join former Kansas City Chiefs wideout Albert Wilson as a new weapon in a Miami offense which is undergoing a makeover after Jarvis Landry was traded to the Cleveland Browns . That's where linebacker Zach Thomas played his college ball on the way to a great Dolphins career that featured seven Pro Bowl selections. Amendola is a ...

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  • Virginia Tech falls to Alabama in first round of NCAA Tournament
Virginia Tech falls to Alabama in first round of NCAA Tournament

Petty knocked down a crucial three to end the half to keep Alabama down only two points at the break. Sexton found a rhythm in the second half, including a handful of big shots over the final five minutes to give the Crimson Tide a bit of breathing room in a game that featured 10 lead changes, with no team ever being up by more than seven point...

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  • A Messi is born once in 50 years, says Conte
A Messi is born once in 50 years, says Conte

It is also claimed they shouted 'Madridistas son's of b*****' towards the Spaniard. I think there was a penalty on Alonso at the start of the second half. "I am very pleased to have the opportunity at the end of the game to give him my complement". "What will stick in the throat is the penalty not given where it is quite obvious that Marcos is ...

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  • Raiders To Sign Doug Martin
Raiders To Sign Doug Martin

The news isn't surprising after Jon Gruden was reportedly impressed with the free agent running back following a meeting last week. However, the other four years with the Bucs were rife with injuries, ineffectiveness and suspensions, setting up his release from the team on February 20.

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  • Alexis Sanchez congratulated by Wenger on Manchester United move
Alexis Sanchez congratulated by Wenger on Manchester United move

Sanchez spoke about the Arsenal manager's desperate attempt in the last minute to convince him to stay by labeling him the best player at the club. And Nicol says Sanchez, who earns £500,000-a-week at United, showed his true colours by heading to Old Trafford. Though it is far too early to be talking about Sanchez as a costly disaster for Uni...

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  • Tom Crean named new Georgia basketball coach
Tom Crean named new Georgia basketball coach

The 2016 Big Ten Coach of the Year guided IN to two outright Big Ten regular-season titles and a No. 1 seed IN the 2013 NCAA Tournament IN those nine seasons. "We're going to need everyone in the Bulldog Nation to help us to create the energy and excitement that will take Georgia to the highest levels of success".

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  • SIX NATIONS: Iain Henderson recalled to Ireland team for England showdown
SIX NATIONS: Iain Henderson recalled to Ireland team for England showdown

When the fixtures were announced, people anticipated that this match would be a title decider. Here, we look at where England's forwards must improve, and how Ireland will look to exploit their opponent's weaknesses... Lineout - Both these teams have a strong lineout. So, no winner-takes-all final round clash with England in Twickenha...

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  • New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner, Tom Benson, dies at age 90
New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner, Tom Benson, dies at age 90

When the Saints were on the verge of being sold to parties interested in possible relocation of the franchise, Benson stepped in to purchase the team May 31, 1985. Only months after the Saints came back to New Orleans, Benson was greeted like a conquering hero at a team-sponsored fan event when the club drafted USC star Reggie Bush.

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  • Cheltenham Festival: Ruby Walsh back among the winners after injury comeback
Cheltenham Festival: Ruby Walsh back among the winners after injury comeback

Footpad's performance was hard viewing for trainer Mullins who watched on anxiously as his charge staged his heroic comeback. Trainer Colin Tizzard said no immediate decision would be made about the future of the horse, who is nearing retirement, aged 12.

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  • Allardyce optimistic on Sigurdsson injury
Allardyce optimistic on Sigurdsson injury

Sigurdsson has had a mixed first campaign in a hard season at Goodison Park but has grown in influence under the management of Allardyce and has scored seven goals. "Following consultation with a specialist, it is anticipated that Gylfi Sigurdsson's knee injury, sustained in Saturday's Premier League win over Brighton , will keep him sidelined f...

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  • Man gets 30 years in shooting of ex-NFL player
Man gets 30 years in shooting of ex-NFL player

Gasser was convicted in January and awaits sentencing on a manslaughter charge. Defense lawyers argued that Gasser fired in self-defense when McKnight walked up to his auto following a 5-mile confrontation that began on a bridge spanning the Mississippi River in New Orleans and ended with gunfire in neighboring Jefferson Parish.

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  • At the buzzer, Loyola upsets Miami in 64-62 thriller
At the buzzer, Loyola upsets Miami in 64-62 thriller

Texas Southern got its first NCAA tournament win, a 64-46 rout of North Carolina Central in a First Four game on Wednesday night. Both teams had their runs to the lead, but in the end it was neck-and-neck for the right to advance to the next round.

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  • Browns releasing cornerback Jason McCourty
Browns releasing cornerback Jason McCourty

Not only is McCourty going from what is probably the worst franchise in the National Football League to arguably the best, but he will be reunited with his brother, Devin McCourty , who has been a defensive back for the Patriots since 2010.

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  • Mane 'convinced' Liverpool can win Champions League
Mane 'convinced' Liverpool can win Champions League

TheChampions League draw live stream and TV coverage will be available exclusively with BT Sport asLiverpool andManchester City learn their last-eight fate in Nyon. We have got the quality to beat every team in the world. "But we still have the chance to be second in the table, we have a lot of matches". It is now up to Manchester United ...

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