• Allardyce blames bad luck for Merseyside Derby draw
Allardyce blames bad luck for Merseyside Derby draw

Allardyce had deployed Rooney to the advanced Midfield role as age is becoming a factor for the former England global so much that he has had to revert from the top striker's role to that of an advanced midfielder, a condition occassioned by his tiring legs.

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  • Yadier Molina rumbles with Torey Lovullo and Diamondbacks manager pays the price!
Yadier Molina rumbles with Torey Lovullo and Diamondbacks manager pays the price!

Pollock worked a full count against Luke Weaver before getting rung up on a called strike three by home plate umpire Tim Timmons. Lovullo went out to argue the call, and that's when things quickly got out of hand. Molina said that Lovullo should not be allowed to talk to a player or umpire that way and hoped Lovullo might be fined. Interestingly,...

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  • Hamilton critical of Verstappen after Bahrain clash
Hamilton critical of Verstappen after Bahrain clash

When watching the incident back behind the podium Hamilton referred to Verstappen as "a dickhead", and speaking to the media after the race he said he felt the incident was "unnecessary". "In my mind I knew that I had to get past that group of cars very early on". "It was a silly move for him because he didn't finish the race and obviously he's t...

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  • Under fire Paul Pogba proves doubters wrong with match winning performance
Under fire Paul Pogba proves doubters wrong with match winning performance

It might sound pompous but a two-goal lead was the bare minimum given how good Guardiola's side were and the chances they created. And at the heart of all of United's struggles was £89m man Paul Pogba . Pogba was enormous in the second half, fired up, more involved and more passionate than he had ever been in a United shirt. It was symboli...

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  • Sebastian Vettel wins Bahrain Grand Prix after mechanic hit by Ferrari car
Sebastian Vettel wins Bahrain Grand Prix after mechanic hit by Ferrari car

Hamilton, who had started in ninth place after a grid penalty in qualifying for a gearbox change , was content with his podium finish in third, despite now trailing Vettel by 17 points in the championship. "In my opinion there was plenty of room for the both of us to go around that corner", Verstappen said. Raikkonen was released with an untighten...

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  • Lewis Hamilton sends emotional message after Kimi Raikkonen incident — Ferrari mechanic
Lewis Hamilton sends emotional message after Kimi Raikkonen incident — Ferrari mechanic

Both have won four championships and, this season, are battling to secure a historic fifth title. " Sebastian Vettel beats Mercedes ", was Martin Brundle's reaction to the German's victory on commentary, and the Sky Sports F1 expert described Vettel's ability to nurse his tyres for 38 laps as an "extraordinary effort".

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  • Former Missouri star Aldon Smith arrested for third time in two months
Former Missouri star Aldon Smith arrested for third time in two months

Authorities say Smith violated a condition of his bail . TMZ reports his latest arrest and current incarceration stems from Smith allegedly violating conditions of electronic monitoring program placed upon hum during a Thursday court day.

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  • Facebook cracks down on issue ads ahead of Zuckerberg's testimony
Facebook cracks down on issue ads ahead of Zuckerberg's testimony

According to the sources, Sandberg also rejected the idea that Facebook officials were trying to hide what happened. The company did not specify what number of followers would trigger the requirement. "In light of recent reports that AggregateIQ may be affiliated with SCL and may, as a result, have improperly received FB user data, we have adde...

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  • Conor McGregor mugshot surfaces as he's escorted to court in handcuffs
Conor McGregor mugshot surfaces as he's escorted to court in handcuffs

The fighter was later charged with three counts of assault and one count of criminal mischief, while fellow fighter Cian Cowley, 25, was charged with assault. McGregor had flown to Brooklyn on Thursday to reportedly confront Nurmagomedov after footage emerged on social media appearing to show the 29-year-old intimidate McGregor's sparring partner a...

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  • Sebastian Vettel thought Valtteri Bottas had him at 'checkmate' in final laps
Sebastian Vettel thought Valtteri Bottas had him at 'checkmate' in final laps

The Mercedes driver had the use of DRS and had a look going into Turn 1 of the final lap, but Vettel managed to withstand the pressure to secure the chequered flag by 0.6 seconds. Gasly's sign off after claiming Honda's best result in the V6 turbo era in Bahrain? Finishing behind Gasly were Haas Ferrari's Kevin Magnussen and Nico Hulkenberg...

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  • White reveals details of texts with McGregor after arrest
White reveals details of texts with McGregor after arrest

A video has emerged of a bus window being smashed, where fighters were injured as they waited to leave a media day for the UFC . "This is the most disgusting thing that has ever happened in the history of the company", White told MMAjunkie .

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  • Manchester City can ill-afford more mad minutes against Liverpool
Manchester City can ill-afford more mad minutes against Liverpool

Pogba's first-half performance did little to quieten the critics, but his display after the break did as he hit a quickfire double to set United on course for a memorable 3-2 comeback win that stopped City sealing the title. "It's hard to make this run in a two, because you have to stay and you have to control". But in the 2nd half, they did not ...

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  • Telugu man lifts gold at Commonwealth Games
Telugu man lifts gold at Commonwealth Games

India's Italian coach Messimo Constantini too was ecstatic following the gold medal win. Guntur: Venkat Rahul Ragala , 21, weightlifter from Stuartpuram of Guntur district won the gold medal in the ongoing Commonwealth Games on Saturday.

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  • Phelps-like le Clos, Peaty light up Commonwealth Games
Phelps-like le Clos, Peaty light up Commonwealth Games

The 23-year-old has not been overwhelmed within the 100m breaststroke since Glasgow 2014 and in that point has amassed 26 medals, together with 17 breaststroke golds. As it happened, he couldn't quite manage another gold as Scotland's Duncan Scott won the race in a time of 48.02. His 200m butterfly gold was his second gold of those Video games, n...

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  • McGregor May Have Gotten New Contract Before Arrest
McGregor May Have Gotten New Contract Before Arrest

He sounded hopeful and said that Conor is eager to fight again as soon as possible. A call to his bail bondsman, Ira Judelson, about McGregor's whereabouts was not answered Saturday. The 29-year-old McGregor threw a hand cart, chairs and barricade at the bus before fleeing in an SUV. "It was probably the worst conversation we ever had...

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  • Peter Sagan wins Paris-Roubaix cycling classic race
Peter Sagan wins Paris-Roubaix cycling classic race

I'm exhausted after this race but not as exhausted as in previous years when I didn't win it for some reasons", Sagan said. Last week's Tour of Flanders victor Niki Terpstra was third at 57sec and 2017 champion Greg Van Avermaet fourth at 1:34.

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  • Johnny Manziel: Spring League Debut Disappointing but a 'Huge Step'
Johnny Manziel: Spring League Debut Disappointing but a 'Huge Step'

After the game, Manziel admitted that his team's offense was sloppy at times but said he was glad to be playing football again. Manziel's process is far more important. He was too eager to escape and make plays with his legs, which led to big sacks and a couple of bad decisions that the defense was unable to capitalize on.

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  • 21st CWG: Gold medal for Indian women's table tennis team
21st CWG: Gold medal for Indian women's table tennis team

This achievement tales India's medal tally to 12 - including seven golds, two silvers and three bronze medals. In the next match, Mengyu Yu beat Madhurika Patkar in straight games 13-11, 11-2, 11-6. Yadav and Thakur's haul took India's overall weightlifting medal tally to five gold, a silver and two bronze medals so far, a performance made spec...

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  • Jurgen Klopp refuses to reveal if Mohamed Salah is fit for
Jurgen Klopp refuses to reveal if Mohamed Salah is fit for

Cenk Tosun can't convert a late chance for Everton at Goodison Park . It was a good performance, it was not brilliant, but maybe the most mature we've played since I was in. I like that the boys really did it in a smart way and they didn't get involved in any fights. " In the last few derbies we could have had red cards in each one ", he sa...

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  • City celebrations would have been 'like a death' - Pogba
City celebrations would have been 'like a death' - Pogba

They led 2-0 at the break but it could easily have been a four or five-goal advantage had chances been taken. It was fearless considering how poor they were in the first half. And the game quickly settled into the usual pattern when the two face off with City dominating possession and United happy to get plenty of men behind the ball.

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  • City celebrations would have been like a death: Pogba
City celebrations would have been like a death: Pogba

City will have to wait a little bit longer to lift the title this season, and even though very few people would be willing to bet against the them clinching the title, they face a series of hard fixtures to close out the season. Manchester United defender Chris Smalling has lifted the lid on what Jose Mourinho said to his players at half time d...

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  • Mourinho Reveals What He Told Pep
Mourinho Reveals What He Told Pep

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho claims that either Pep Guardiola or Mino Raiola is lying following claims that Manchester City were offered Paul Pogba in January. In his press conference on Friday, ahead of the Manchester derby, Guardiola claimed Pogba's agent Raiola had offered him the opportunity to sign the France midfielder.

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  • IPL 2018, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, Match Preview
IPL 2018, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, Match Preview

Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan began the opening ceremony of the 11th edition of the Indian Premier League , with some great moves at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium yesterday on 7th April. The mix of players we have got will be more horses for courses. Besides Kohli, star South African batsman AB De Villiers was also batting at the nets along with wi...

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  • Parliamentary elections in Hungary to continue country's far-right shift
Parliamentary elections in Hungary to continue country's far-right shift

A mainly first-past-the-post election system designed by Fidesz after it came to power gives it an advantage over the fragmented opposition. On Friday, at his closing campaign rally, Orban vowed to protect his nation from Muslim migrants, saying: "Migration is like rust that slowly but surely would consume Hungary."The anti-immigrant campaign has...

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  • Champions-elect City out to make history against United
Champions-elect City out to make history against United

UEFA's Control, Ethics and Disciplinary body will deal with the case on 31 May. In normal circumstances, winning a derby to secure the league title would be the undoubted focus, but Guardiola acknowledged that the return leg of their European quarter-final against Liverpool three days later is no less important.

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