• Thibaut Courtois: Chelsea title win will be more special after last season
Thibaut Courtois: Chelsea title win will be more special after last season

We must be honest". "We have the possibility to do this on Friday against West Brom but for sure it won't be easy". Jose Mourinho was in charge two years ago and Cahill, whose form has improved markedly under Conte, says the experience of becoming champions then has helped.

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  • Judge Agrees to Toss Hernandez Murder Conviction
Judge Agrees to Toss Hernandez Murder Conviction

Hernandez used a bed sheet that he attached to a cell window to hang himself after first attempting to block the door by jamming the door with several items. It is unclear whom Hernandez named as his beneficiary in case of death. They argued that while MA may practice abatement when someone dies before their appeals are heard, it's not a constituti...

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  • Based FIFA official pleads guilty to corruption charges
Based FIFA official pleads guilty to corruption charges

A senior Asian Football Confederation (AFC) official has been provisionally suspended from all football-related activity for 90 days by FIFA following his guilty plea to giving and taking bribes in a NY court on Thursday. It is the first time the US-led investigation into football-related corruption has extended beyond the Americas. Sheikh Ahmad ...

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  • Final game of Indians-Tigers series called off on rainy day
Final game of Indians-Tigers series called off on rainy day

The Tigers are finally getting back their star first baseman, Miguel Cabrera . He is 2-2 with a 2.04 ERA and has made four consecutive quality starts. Cabrera came into the game batting.440 lifetime against Kluber. Cabrera is now on the disabled list. "It felt good to help us win a game". Zach McAllister relieved and Alex Avila blooped a single ...

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  • Bottas joins F1 Finnish stars with Russian GP win
Bottas joins F1 Finnish stars with Russian GP win

The Finnish driver sped to victory after a flying start which saw him move from third on the grid to first, overtaking the Ferrari's of Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen which had been fastest in qualifying Saturday. The Mercedes drivers ended up in third and fourth, respectively, with a lap time of 1:33.289 for Bottas and 1.33:767 for Hamilton. Vettel c...

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  • Bills name Brandon Beane new general manager
Bills name Brandon Beane new general manager

Beane had been serving as Assistant General Manager of the Carolina Panthers. According to National Football League reporter Ian Rapoport , the length of Beane's contract will match McDermott's five year deal. Upon firing Whaley, Pegula said he was seeking a GM who would have a collaborative front-office structure. They were 7-9 in 2016 and ha...

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  • Chris Sale will not be suspended for throwing behind Manny Machado
Chris Sale will not be suspended for throwing behind Manny Machado

LHP David Price threw three innings of a simulated game and hit 95 miles per hour with his last pitch, according to baseball boss Dave Dombrowski. Dylan Bundy's fastballs at Mookie Betts' hip may have slipped under the radar. Smith preceded the blast with a two-run double. Dustin Pedroia homered for Boston - the first of the year for the 2008 AL ...

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  • Chelsea beat Middlesbrough, one win away from EPL title
Chelsea beat Middlesbrough, one win away from EPL title

We have to rest well and prepare for West Brom . "We have three games to go, three points we have to take to be champions", Matic said . "Antonio! Antonio!" was the chant from the Stamford Bridge faithful throughout the win against Boro on Monday and he turned to the fans during the game and applauded every stand.

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  • Promoter Hearn rules out Joshua vs Fury fight
Promoter Hearn rules out Joshua vs Fury fight

Joshua's promoter ruled out a grudge fight this year, with the next assignment most likely to be a rematch with Wladimir Klitschko in October or November. But Anthony said: "These guys will always have their door open for me; when all is said and done I'll always remember who was there when no one else was".

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  • Thomas scores 53 to power Celtics over Wizards
Thomas scores 53 to power Celtics over Wizards

Warriors 106, Jazz 94 • Stephen Curry scored 22 points in three quarters of work and the top-seeded Golden State Warriors warmed up in a hurry after a weeklong layoff between playoff games, beating Utah in the opener of the Western Conference semifinals in Oakland, Calif.

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  • Dani Alves' volley against Monaco is a jaw-dropper
Dani Alves' volley against Monaco is a jaw-dropper

There was a flashpoint when Higuain appeared to be stamped on by Kamil Glik as the striker made a sliding challenge, but no action was taken by the Dutch referee Bjorn Kuipers. Their focus now is Champions League success - and they look well placed to achieve it. Kylian Mbappe scored a consolation goal in the 69th minute for Monaco, as Juven...

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  • Harbhajan Out as Champions Trophy 2017 Squad Announced Today
Harbhajan Out as Champions Trophy 2017 Squad Announced Today

The committee has dropped Amit Mishra from the team. Back in the ICC Champions Trophy squad after a gap of 11 years, veteran batsman Yuvraj Singh hopes for a "meaningful contribution" to help India defend its title during the June 1-18 tournament in England.

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  • Aaron Hernandez's Murder Conviction Vacated
Aaron Hernandez's Murder Conviction Vacated

But Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn criticized the "antiquated" practice of abatement , especially when an inmate commits suicide while his conviction is under appeal. "Being angry is not a part of me". The reason? A legal principle called " abatement ab initio ". "To allow the defendant to exploit this outdated rule in MA underm...

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  • Fabregas wants Chelsea to wrap up title in a hurry
Fabregas wants Chelsea to wrap up title in a hurry

The fitness and form of Thibaut Courtois has restricted Begovic primarily to EFL Cup appearances for the Blues, but the Bosnia-Herzegovina worldwide insists his future at Stamford Bridge is secondary while Chelsea are still in pursuit of the Premier League and FA Cup.

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  • Mets SS Cabrera not seriously injured on left thumb
Mets SS Cabrera not seriously injured on left thumb

In his first big-league game since 2015, the lefty was hit hard, giving up six runs and eight hits in 32/3 innings. "You've got to play well otherwise you're going to get heckled in the outfield". Monday's matchup with San Francisco will be the first game against a team outside the NL East for the Mets this season. He has yet to pitch in the big le...

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  • Narine 'surprised' after recording quickest 50 in IPL
Narine 'surprised' after recording quickest 50 in IPL

A hamstring niggle kept Robin Uthappa out of Knight Riders' last game. The West Indian took compatriot Samuel Badree to the cleaners in the fourth over, smashing 25 runs that began with a hat-trick of sixes. Spinner Sunil Narine bowled AB de Villiers for 10 runs in the fifth over. Sunil Narine grabbed two wickets late on to rally Renegades. Y...

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  • Terry Pluto: Browns First Round Draft Picks Gets a
Terry Pluto: Browns First Round Draft Picks Gets a "B+"

And he is already focusing on how he can help the Browns begin to turn things around following a 1-15 season a year ago. Roethlisberger thought he was going to be drafted by the Browns back in 2004. 9 overall pick for the Cincinnati Bengals is John Ross as wide receiver. We'll do the same for all three players as they confidently fired toward home ...

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  • Atletico-Madrid rivalry heats up ahead of semifinal
Atletico-Madrid rivalry heats up ahead of semifinal

Ramos said Madrid was not going to be intimidated by the tweets, and dismissed the notion that only Atletico players have the right moral values. Just a theory but is it one you share? "We're going to have time to prepare for the final but we can say that we're happy for what we've done".

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  • Curry's 30 lead Warriors to sweep after 121-95 win over Jazz
Curry's 30 lead Warriors to sweep after 121-95 win over Jazz

Everybody was on a string, starting these games out. "We are mostly impressed with how we are playing our brand of basketball", Green said. "We knew what the game plan was and executed that game plan". "You can't have one mental lapse against them". Golden State also limited the Jazz to just 41 points during the final two quarters. In four ga...

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  • Marco Silva only focused on Hull's result against Sunderland
Marco Silva only focused on Hull's result against Sunderland

The Swans are now one point clear of the bottom three after their 1-0 win at Everton, combined with Hull City's 2-0 loss against the Black Cats, saw the Welsh outfit leapfrog the Tigers into 17th place. Stoke ended a 10-hour away goal drought in the 33rd minute when Bournemouth striker Lys Mousset headed the ball into his own goal but another own g...

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  • Cavaliers take 3-0 series lead over Raptors
Cavaliers take 3-0 series lead over Raptors

Lowry , who suffered a sprained left ankle in the second half of Game 2 Wednesday, was listed as questionable for the game Friday. Cleveland went on a 17-1 run at the start of the fourth quarter to build their first double-digit lead of the game, and never looked back.

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  • Llorente Sure Of Swansea Survival
Llorente Sure Of Swansea Survival

Wins over Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion in their final two games will assured survival for Swansea , while Hull face Crystal Palace and Tottenham Hotspur in the concluding weeks of the season. Swansea had chances to double their lead, especially in the 54th minute when Sigurdssson's mis-hit shot went into a crowded area and struck Alfi...

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  • Klopp relief over Watford's late missed chance
Klopp relief over Watford's late missed chance

The Manchester clubs and Arsenal all dropped points on Sunday and Liverpool knew they could grab the initiative in the race for Champions league places. Liverpool have also been boosted by confirmation that Philippe Coutinho, taken off after just 13 minutes with a dead leg, is not likely to miss the run-in.

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  • Bouchard: 'Cheater' Sharapova should be banned for life
Bouchard: 'Cheater' Sharapova should be banned for life

Sharapova , a former world No. 1 and five-time Grand Slam champion, wasn't allowed at the venue until the morning of the match . A strong performance at Madrid and Rome could guarantee her enough points and if she were to reach the finals of the Stuttgart Open, she could gain entry into French Open qualifying without the need for a wild card.

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  • Golden State Warriors/Utah Jazz Game 3 Analysis
Golden State Warriors/Utah Jazz Game 3 Analysis

Golden State will move on to the Western Conference Finals and Utah will look to the offseason, most notably the impending free agency of Gordon Hayward . Trailing 79-78 midway through the fourth quarter, Golden State seized the lead for good on back-to-back layups from Draymond Green and Durant .

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  • Real Madrid goal highlights: Unreal Benzema dribble skill kills Atletico rally
Real Madrid goal highlights: Unreal Benzema dribble skill kills Atletico rally

That was Atletico's only win over Madrid by a difference of three goals in the last four decades, but it's what has been giving many fans and players some hope ahead of the team's hard task at the Calderon. The Atletico crowd stayed on to cheer their team long after the final whistle, while the players returned from the changing rooms sever...

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  • Mourinho not pleased with Man U despite Celta Vigo win
Mourinho not pleased with Man U despite Celta Vigo win

Fellaini, though, is happy to be in control of the tie, with United's fate in their own hands as they chase down another major final appearance. "I think in the last match against Swansea we lost our last chance to fight for top four, so I am going to rest players", said Mourinho, despite United sitting just one point behind fourth-placed Manches...

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  • Dhawan credits his IPL performance for inclusion in Champions Trophy squad
Dhawan credits his IPL performance for inclusion in Champions Trophy squad

Coming from the injury I have focused on my fitness, I have lost weight and have worked on my weaknesses. "I am confide we will work together to help cricket grow". "It is really one of the best tournaments in the world today". We would be certainly giving our hundred per cent and the rest is luck. "I am delighted to be returning to the India ...

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  • Everton confirm six out of Swansea clash, give update on Schneiderlin
Everton confirm six out of Swansea clash, give update on Schneiderlin

Perhaps worse than Naughton's potential absence; Fernando Llorente has been struggling with a dead leg he picked up in training and must shake it off before the game if Clement is to field his preferred line up. It was breached inside two minutes, through Silva, and somehow avoided conceding a second goal until early in the second half when City cu...

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  • Mets says Harvey will return to mound Friday at Milwaukee
Mets says Harvey will return to mound Friday at Milwaukee

Now, we have to wonder if they will be able to find a way to make a rocky relationship work. Coming off two straight playoff appearances, the Mets began this season with lofty expectations. He allowed 12 runs over 9⅔ innings with eight walks in two losses to Atlanta. "We will welcome Matt back when he gets back and continue moving forward".

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  • Theo Hernandez has offer from Barcelona, says agent
Theo Hernandez has offer from Barcelona, says agent

We're going to play with all our weapons against a very unsafe side but we're convinced we can do it", said midfielder Gabi. "We want to play well and give 100 per cent to win the game, then we'll see what happens". "It's very hard to overturn this result but we will keep believing until the end because that's our mentality and we will be playing...

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  • Wait over: Canelo, Triple G eager for September megafight
Wait over: Canelo, Triple G eager for September megafight

Either way, the Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin mega fight is set. Alvarez-Golovkin will take place September 16 - on Mexican Independence Day weekend - at a site to be determined. "Canelo looked good - he dominated the whole fight". They had the opportunity to make this fight years ago. "I showed as a fighter I can do all things".

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  • Atletico seals return to Champions League after Real defeat
Atletico seals return to Champions League after Real defeat

Atletico Madrid rebounded from its stinging loss to Real Madrid in the Champions League by sealing its return to the continent's top-tier competition on Saturday. The Blaugrana are top of the table thanks to their superior head-to-head record with rivals Real Madrid , although Los Blancos still have a game in hand and are therefore favour...

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  • Toronto Blue Jays outfielder flashes catch of the year nominee
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder flashes catch of the year nominee

He hit the first pitch off Marcus Stroman for an infield hit and finished the night 2-for-3 with a walk. "That's one of the best catches I've seen in a long time", said manager Terry Francona. Cleveland has scored three runs or fewer in seven straight games. The Blue Jays have made it to the AL Championship Series the past two seasons, but th...

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  • History made clinching Western finals berth, Preds now rest
History made clinching Western finals berth, Preds now rest

At 6:28 of overtime, Kyle Turris scored the game-winning goal, completing the comeback for the Senators in a 5-4 win, giving Ottawa a 3-2 series lead with Game 6 set for Tuesday. Johansen's goal was a big score from Nashville's top line, which had been held to just three points in the series with St. Louis. "Joey's our No.

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