• Kenya appoints French coach
Kenya appoints French coach

Migne, 45, signed a three-year deal and arrives from Congo-Brazzaville where he helped guide the national side to its first African Cup of Nations since 2000. "No one is guaranteed a place in the national team whether he plays in the local league or overseas". "He will lead us through the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations and the 2020 Olympics", FKF Pre...

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  • EPL 2017-18: Brighton and Hove Albion vs Manchester United Preview
EPL 2017-18: Brighton and Hove Albion vs Manchester United Preview

The Belgian should be available, but could still be given the night off to allow him extra time to recover ahead of the closing Premier League matches and the FA Cup final against Chelsea. "That is great for United manager Jose Mourinho because his side are nailed on to finish second, but they cannot take their foot off the pedal because he can...

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  • Arsenal and Chelsea monitoring Manchester United defender Eric Bailly
Arsenal and Chelsea monitoring Manchester United defender Eric Bailly

Zeljko Buvac, who took a break from his role as Jurgen Klopp's assistant at Liverpool, has also been mentioned as a possible replacement for Wenger, who will leave the club this summer after 22 years. United will be without striker Romelu Lukaku today as their top scorer is recovering from the ankle injury that forced him off during last Sunday's 2...

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  • Montgomery has elbow tightness, will return to NY
Montgomery has elbow tightness, will return to NY

Chris Ahmad, Montgomery was diagnosed with a flexor strain. During his start in Houston on Tuesday night, Montgomery was experiencing elbow tightness and was pulled after only one inning of work. Montgomery threw just seven pitches in a ideal first inning before being replaced by Domingo German for the second. They used it 18 times previous yea...

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  • Froome bids for historic win as Giro d'Italia opens in Jerusalem
Froome bids for historic win as Giro d'Italia opens in Jerusalem

The four-time Tour de France champion is targeting victory in the Italian race, which would see him achieve the rare distinction of holding all three Grand Tour titles at the same time. Palestinians have protested the decision to hold the event in Israel, and boycott activists have promised to demonstrate against it. "The Giro is going to be anot...

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  • Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Boston Bruins: 3 Takeaways From Game 3
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Boston Bruins: 3 Takeaways From Game 3

On the list of the Bruins' issues right now, they're at the bottom. On Wednesday night, Ondrej Palat scored twice in the first 3:19 of the game to give the Lightning a lead it never relinquished. "Some guys have had a tough time. if they stay in, obviously they need to better". A lot of discussion yesterday - the question centered around seconda...

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  • Why LeBron James Wants Liverpool to Win the Champions League
Why LeBron James Wants Liverpool to Win the Champions League

Real, winners of last two competitions and three of the last four, are the only team standing in way of an sixth European Cup, unprecedented in English football. And James' business partner Maverick Carter has spoken out James' vested interest in the Premier League club. Real Madrid now await Liverpool in the final, but the Reds have a key trip t...

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  • Lauda - Baku blame lies more with Verstappen
Lauda - Baku blame lies more with Verstappen

Not apportioning blame on the incident to either of the drivers. "Before the accident it was hard racing but fair I think and we gave each other space, we had a little brush with the wheels but I think in racing that can happen, but what happened afterwards is not good".

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  • Klopp: Liverpool lucky to reap rewards of matured Salah
Klopp: Liverpool lucky to reap rewards of matured Salah

Salah and De Bruyne, who helped Metropolis declare the Premier League title, collected greater than 90 per cent of the journalists' votes. Manchester City midfielder, Kevin de Bruyne came second with Tottenham striker, Harry Kane third. "When we had Suarez and Torres, we thought they were as good as anyone around". The FWA has also introduced t...

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  • Red Bull crash adds more tension to hard relationship
Red Bull crash adds more tension to hard relationship

The crash was a reminder of the moment in the Turkish Grand Prix in 2010 when Sebastian Vettel drove into the side of a passing Mark Webber. But no. Eventually the poor guy had nowhere to go. Without telemetry it is impossible to tell whether Verstappen put his vehicle on its fateful defensive trajectory before Ricciardo was committed on the br...

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  • Scandal still hangs over Buffalo; Bills and Sabres president resigns
Scandal still hangs over Buffalo; Bills and Sabres president resigns

A significant shake up to both the Buffalo Bills and Sabres front office on Tuesday as team president Russ Brandon resigned from his position , which included leadership roles within the Bills and Sabres front offices as well as Pegula Sports & Entertainment.

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  • Jays beat Indians in opener on Solarte grand slam in 11th
Jays beat Indians in opener on Solarte grand slam in 11th

Granderson singled and Carrasco was replaced by Nick Goody, who gave up Donaldson's fourth homer of the season. Toronto led 2-0 entering the frame. According to the team, Goody left with a right elbow injury. He completed a minor league rehab assignment this week. Barnes got one out in the opener Thursday while allowing a run on two hits and two ...

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  • Rory McIlroy makes strong start at Quail Hollow
Rory McIlroy makes strong start at Quail Hollow

A month ago, everything looked fine as McIlroy was in prime position to win the green jacket. But still, comfortable with the course or not, you have to make the shots. Three birdies in his first six holes (starting on the back nine) saw McIlroy show no signs of rust after nearly a month out of action. In 2015, his 61 in the third round is the to...

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  • Simmons shrugs off Celtics fans' taunts
Simmons shrugs off Celtics fans' taunts

Ben Simmons has been the focal point of the biggest conversation in the National Basketball Association, surrounding his standing in the game as a rookie. Simmons had 18 points, seven rebounds and six assists in the loss to the Celtics. Tatum played like a Rookie of the Year victor on Monday with 28 points to join the great Larry Bird as the only...

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  • Mariners make Ichiro Suzuki Special Assistant to the Chairman
Mariners make Ichiro Suzuki Special Assistant to the Chairman

At times, it was easy to get the sense that Ichiro could do practically anything he wanted on a baseball field, and that what he wanted to do was collect tons of hits and play spectacular defense and run the bases well. To fill the open roster spot left by Ichiro, the Mariners added right-handed pitcher Erik Goeddel to the 25-man roster from Tripl...

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  • Roma vs Liverpool : We were lucky to get, relieved Klopp says
Roma vs Liverpool : We were lucky to get, relieved Klopp says

I really think the three midfielders were the best players , they had to close gaps as wide as the Mersey. Although Roma were awarded a penalty in each game of the last-four tie, Monchi insisted his team would have reached the final if VAR had been used.

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  • Amazon will back a horse named 'Audible' at Kentucky Derby
Amazon will back a horse named 'Audible' at Kentucky Derby

As it was, this was the first Derby for which odds were quoted. The minimum bet was $5. Jose Lezcano aboard State of Honor (6) races John Velazquez aboard Always Dreaming (5) during the 2017 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs . He doesn't want to hear about any curses. "When you do what I do for 40 years, you see horses like Justify and A...

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  • Knicks reportedly to hire Fizdale as new coach
Knicks reportedly to hire Fizdale as new coach

Multiple other media outlets have confirmed that the Knicks and Fizdale have a deal in place. Fizdale was one of at least 11 candidates for the job . The New York Knicks Coaching search is over. The immediate future also looks bleak, as the team's new talisman, Kristaps Porzingis, will miss the start of the season - and perhaps much more tim...

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  • European Union budget penalizes 'rule-of-law' violators
European Union budget penalizes 'rule-of-law' violators

The European institutions are expecting a major battle to implement their plans for the new budget. After weeks of speculation, the first draft of the European Union budget is finally here. In its most ambitious defence plan for decades, the Commission proposed to spend 22 times more than in the 2014-2020 period - some 13 billion euros - on a j...

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  • Jets cut Bryce Petty, trimming quarterback room to 4
Jets cut Bryce Petty, trimming quarterback room to 4

Both the New York Post and NFL.com report Petty was cut from the Jets' roster after three seasons in New York. The Jets' first organized team activities practice is May 22.The Jets drafted Petty in Round 4 in 2015. And even if Darnold doesn't start in Week 1, Mehta is convinced he will get a shot at some point in 2018. General manager Mike...

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  • UEFA 2018: Liverpool to cross swords with Real Madrid in final fixture
UEFA 2018: Liverpool to cross swords with Real Madrid in final fixture

The former Real Madrid and Juventus midfielder was shown a red card and time seemed to stand still when he made the long walk off the pitch, past the World Cup trophy, and into the sunset. They can really hurt this Madrid team. Football is like that, you have to suffer. These are not platitudes; it is all absolutely true, and yet none of it...

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  • Dolphins Trade For Lions' Akeem Spence
Dolphins Trade For Lions' Akeem Spence

The Dolphins worked to fill a need at defensive tackle Thursday by trading with Detroit for Akeem Spence , who earned a raise via incentives that the Lions made a decision to take back. Miami's defensive tackle rotation still appears somewhat suspect but Spence adds a veteran to the mix. The Dolphins signed a pair of undrafted rookie defensive ...

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  • Falcons sign QB Matt Ryan to record 5-year extension
Falcons sign QB Matt Ryan to record 5-year extension

Matt Ryan and the Falcons have agreed to a five-year extension with $100 million guaranteed, Chris Mortensen of ESPN .com reports. The deal means that Ryan will become the first player to make $30 million per year. Ryan has thrown for 41,796 yards during his career with 260 yards and 126 interceptions while completing almost 65 percent of his pass...

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  • Brighton v Manchester United
Brighton v Manchester United

Manchester United have been on top form despite a few bumps in the road and they are looking to get into the best shape possible for the FA Cup final. Following Friday's clash with United come tricky trips to Manchester City and Liverpool, meaning that this week's match - the team's final home game of the season - is arguably their best opport...

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  • Emery confirms Neymar will rejoin PSG squad at the weekend
Emery confirms Neymar will rejoin PSG squad at the weekend

Edinson Cavani admits that he had a problem with Paris Saint-Germain teammate Neymar earlier in the season but stresses that they have since "come to an understanding". PSG who are already crowned the Ligue 1 champions is seeking for domestic doubles this season. There's a belief the Egypt worldwide could be "wrenched" from Anfield for somewh...

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