• Yates, Evernham lead NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018
Yates, Evernham lead NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018

Among their triumphs were two Daytona 500s (1997, '99) and two Brickyard 400s (1994, '98). He left the team to lead Dodge's return to NASCAR Cup competition in 2001. Yates is famed for his engine building prowess and all Ford engines are now branded as Roush-Yates engines. He has three Daytona 500 owner wins and won 77 trophies as an engine builder...

Read more

  • Chris Bosh Reaches Deal to Part Ways With Miami Heat
Chris Bosh Reaches Deal to Part Ways With Miami Heat

Bosh hasn't played since February 9, 2016, when a second recurrence of blood clots ended his season. He then failed his physical for the Heat prior to the current season and ended up not playing the whole year. Talks that included the National Basketball Association players union brought a final end to the "Big Three" era in Miami that saw LeBro...

Read more

  • Barcelona Links A Compliment For Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta
Barcelona Links A Compliment For Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta

Azpilicueta has become a hugely popular figure among teammates and supporters at Chelsea since his arrival from Marseille for £6.5 million in the summer of 2012, making 229 appearances in all competitions and winning two Premier League titles as well as the Europa League and League Cup.

Read more

  • Wolves could target Derrick Rose in free agency this summer
Wolves could target Derrick Rose in free agency this summer

Minnesota will have a projected $26 million in cap space during the offseason, though may look to trade point guard Ricky Rubio . The Knicks initially announced his recovery would take three to six weeks, so the veteran point guard is expected to be ready for the start of the 2017-18 National Basketball Association season.

Read more

  • Turkmenistan might join OPEC oil output cuts: Kuwait
Turkmenistan might join OPEC oil output cuts: Kuwait

That deal, which has helped push up oil prices , is due to expire at the end of June. While the OPEC ministers are preparing to meet in their Vienna headquarter on Thursday, the financial market continues to get overwhelmed by the recovery in the U.S.

Read more

  • Ducks rally to defeat Predators, even series at 1-1
Ducks rally to defeat Predators, even series at 1-1

Johansen drew assists on the first two goals in Game 1, a 3-2 overtime win for the Predators , and has 13 points in their 12 playoff games. Johnny Gaudreau finished with two goals in Cologne, Germeny, to take his tournament total to six, and an assist, while Jimmy Howard made 19 saves on his fourth start for the Americans, whose confidence s...

Read more

  • Griezmann confirms his intentions to leave Atletico Madrid
Griezmann confirms his intentions to leave Atletico Madrid

United manager Jose Mourinho has made Griezmann, 26, his top target as he attempts to build a squad capable of challenging for the Premier League title. But United will have to meet his €100m (£86.6m) release clause in order to convince Atletico to let him leave. However, any potential transfer is far from straightforward, despite Griezmann saying ...

Read more

  • Ajax boss Peter Bosz: Europa League final has lost its glow
Ajax boss Peter Bosz: Europa League final has lost its glow

Manchester United cancelled their planned press conference, instead taking a walk around the pitch before adjourning to their hotel, and Bosz declined to answer when asked if he would have liked the game to be postponed, saying that such decisions were outside of his control.

Read more

  • Penguins shut out the Senators, 1-0
Penguins shut out the Senators, 1-0

Craig Anderson finished with 27 saves for the Senators , who improved to 6-1 in overtime in the playoffs. Ottawa had two early penalties, including a too-many-men call to give the Penguins a 5-on-3 power play in the first period. Pittsburgh picked things up over the course of the second period and led in shots 20-16 going into the third but ...

Read more

  • Usmanov makes £1bn Arsenal takeover bid
Usmanov makes £1bn Arsenal takeover bid

Standard Sport understands there are members of Arsenal's board who are sympathetic to Usmanov's overtures, not least due to the growing fan unrest towards Kroenke and his stewardship of the club. "I would like him ( Arsene Wenger ) to stay because I have a lot of admiration for the guy, he is a nice guy and when he first came to the club he was ...

Read more

  • Freddie Flintoff Rips Into John Terry For 26th Minute Substitution
Freddie Flintoff Rips Into John Terry For 26th Minute Substitution

Terry has not yet made a decision on his immediate future, even considering retirement from the professional game. After celebrating being presented with the fifth Premier League title of his career, Terry, who has been reduced to a bit-part role under Antonio Conte , revealed he had spoken to Frank Lampard and Jamie Carragher to seek their ad...

Read more

  • Kieran Foran confirms move back to Sydney
Kieran Foran confirms move back to Sydney

Warriors CEO Jim Doyle told Mike Hosking the club always knew they may only have Foran for a year. "It has been an incredibly tough decision to make but it has reached the point where I had to make a call and I've done that today", said the 26-year-old standoff.

Read more

  • Jose Mourinho explains his Manchester United team selection against Tottenham Hotspur
Jose Mourinho explains his Manchester United team selection against Tottenham Hotspur

Speaking after United's 2-1 defeat against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane on Sunday, which ended their top four hopes, Mourinho identified to the possibility of an continental title as a point of envy. "I think you, the media, have the right to say (that) and I think it makes sense to say", he told reporters after the match . "When I...

Read more

  • Joanna Jedrzejczyk Emotional Following UFC 211 Victory
Joanna Jedrzejczyk Emotional Following UFC 211 Victory

Jędrzejczyk completed her fifth strawweight title defense on Saturday at UFC 211 in a performance that was about as flawless as a champion can have against a top-five contender. "I will still be coming back, but today, I want to make a big special request to my girlfriend, who is here, I want to ask her in marriage". Andrade might have shaded t...

Read more

  • Southampton beats Middlesbrough 2-1, into top 10 in EPL
Southampton beats Middlesbrough 2-1, into top 10 in EPL

This was always going to be a odd and strained affair. "We were disappointed with the first-half performance". Asked directly whether he had given thought to the manager for the promotion bid, he replied: 'Yes, but I'll keep them to myself.

Read more

  • Matt Murray to start Game 4 for the Penguins
Matt Murray to start Game 4 for the Penguins

However, after a disastrous Game 3 against the Senators , when Fleury was pulled after giving up four goals on nine shots in the first period, questions began to arise about whether the now-healthy Murray should reclaim his spot as the starter.

Read more

  • Vettel: Mercedes used Bottas to block me
Vettel: Mercedes used Bottas to block me

This is what the sport is meant to be, this is why I race - to have battles with him for the championship", Hamilton said. "I didn't want him to win today; I wanted to win", he said. It was a race of huge intensity that "offered a spectacle of drama and daring not seen on this scale for some time", says Jonathan McEvoy of the Daily Mail .

Read more

  • Arsenal's title challenge failure is frustrating - Sanchez
Arsenal's title challenge failure is frustrating - Sanchez

Tottenham Hotspur overhauled them initially, but then along came City, funded by Abu Dhabi's petrodollars, and Liverpool found that the combination of a loss of Champions League earnings, the emergence of wealthier rivals and competing in the Europa League proved too hard to overcome.

Read more

  • Kell Brook's nickname for Amir Khan isn't very flattering
Kell Brook's nickname for Amir Khan isn't very flattering

Brook, who will defend his IBF welterweight title against American fighter Spence at Bramall Lane, also referred to his rival by a very unflattering nickname. "He's got Errol Spence next and if he wins that then it's a title fight but I think it's a big fight without a title - I think it's one that fight fans want to see".

Read more

  • MI vs RPS Match Prediction & Playing 11: IPL 2017 Qualifier 1
MI vs RPS Match Prediction & Playing 11: IPL 2017 Qualifier 1

Harbhajan Singh has the opportunity to become the second bowler in the IPL to take 50 wickets at a particular venue . After his dismissal, Shaun Marsh arrived in the crease and made 25 runs in 16 balls. Mumbai were duly docked a run, but Pollard was able to retain strike - and he dispatched the next ball over the rope, leaving the home side ...

Read more

  • Martin Truex Jr.'s restart prowess propels him to Kansas win
Martin Truex Jr.'s restart prowess propels him to Kansas win

The accident started when Joey Logano hit Danica Patrick's vehicle, then Almirola ran into Logano's auto. NASCAR stopped the race while safety workers cut the roof off Almirola's Fusion and extricated him from the auto. It is ridiculous. Most people can't even understand how little that is. "I mean, why? What else can I say? I really want t...

Read more

  • Hoffman goal helps Sens force Game 7 against Penguins
Hoffman goal helps Sens force Game 7 against Penguins

Strange? But, hey. Do what you feel is right, be you. But Murray kept up the impressive play this year, starting more games than Fleury and putting up better numbers in the process, allowing 2.41 goals per game compared to Fleury's average of 3.02.

Read more

  • Bookmaker pays out thousands of pounds on John Terry's 26th minute substitution
Bookmaker pays out thousands of pounds on John Terry's 26th minute substitution

Yet he has told The Sun that he is not concerned by the criticism and accusations that Terry was indulging in attention seeking antics, after insisting he was entitled to lap up the acclaim at the end of his Chelsea career. In many ways, the first weekend of the season showed us what was to come: After Philippe Coutinho scored a brilliant f...

Read more

  • Shaq & Charles Barkley Get In Uncomfortable Heated Exchange
Shaq & Charles Barkley Get In Uncomfortable Heated Exchange

Barkley responded saying because he was wasn't riding on the coattails of Dwayne Wade, Kobe and Alonzo Mourning. And some of these arguments have gotten pretty heated. It's left fans a little unimpressed and really just waiting for these two elites to face off in the finals where we can watch some close games for once.

Read more

  • Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliot held out of OTAs
Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliot held out of OTAs

No further details have been released. Elliott is slated to work out off to the side of the team practice on Wednesday, according to multiple media reports. Given that Elliot is firmly entrenched at the top of the depth chart at running back, there would be no reason to push him in offseason workouts. "We felt like it was the right thing to do to...

Read more

  • Monaco end PSG dominance to win Ligue 1 title
Monaco end PSG dominance to win Ligue 1 title

Eighteen-year-old Mbappe, dubbed the new Thierry Henry, has been linked to Madrid and Manchester United . How they won it Aside from a brief spell at the summit early in the season, Monaco had to wait until matchweek 20 to lead Ligue 1 in earnest, following a 4-1 win in Marseille.

Read more

  • Terry ´couldn´t care less´ over Chelsea farewell criticism
Terry ´couldn´t care less´ over Chelsea farewell criticism

Meanwhile the club confirmed yesterday they had cancelled Sunday's planned Premier League victory parade saying it was "inappropriate" after the Manchester suicide bombing that left 22 dead and more than 60 wounded. Sunderland boss David Moyes, who has since resigned from his position, admitted that the two clubs agreed to put the ball out o...

Read more

  • Djokovic, Nishikori march on in Madrid
Djokovic, Nishikori march on in Madrid

The top-ranked Murray was outplayed by the 20-year-old Croatian to lose his fifth match of the year. He lost to Goffin in the quarterfinals in Monte Carlo, his first clay tournament of the season. The victory was the Canadian's second win in four matches against the 26th-ranked Muller. The Serb defeated Spaniard Feliciano Lopez on Thursday.

Read more

  • Milner warns signings not to disrespect Liverpool by joining for Champions League
Milner warns signings not to disrespect Liverpool by joining for Champions League

The uncertainty had created an environment for the players that was "absolutely horrendous", Wenger said after the Gunners missed out on a top-four spot for the first time in 21 years under his management. Goals by Hector Bellerin, Alexis Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey sealed victory for Arsenal on Sunday but they now have a defensive headache for n...

Read more

  • Kyrie helps Cavs rebound against Celtics
Kyrie helps Cavs rebound against Celtics

With Cleveland in jeopardy of dropping its second game in a row after James followed an 11-point Game 3 by picking up four first-half fouls, Irving put on a breathtaking one-man show in the third quarter. Cavs F LeBron James trails Michael Jordan (5,987 points) by just 28 points for first place in National Basketball Association playoff histor...

Read more

  • Cloud Computing waits, seizes Preakness
Cloud Computing waits, seizes Preakness

Always Dreaming and Classic Empire were side-by-side in the starting gate and they both went right to the front, with the Kentucky Derby victor leading through a half of 46.81. Todd Pletcher's Always Dreaming , sent off as the 6-5 favorite, broke sharply and took the lead in the field of 10, with Mark Casse's Classic Empire just off his ...

Read more

  • The Seahawks Are Expected to Give Colin Kaepernick a Workout Soon
The Seahawks Are Expected to Give Colin Kaepernick a Workout Soon

Kaepernick almost won the Super Bowl in 2013 as a starter, and he started 58 games for the 49ers from 2012-2016. It's reportedly the first workout Kaepernick is getting from any team this season. He started two games in 2015 for the Browns . Kaepernick never could regain the form that made him one of the game's rising stars a few years back, b...

Read more

  • Nadal continues fine form with Madrid Open title
Nadal continues fine form with Madrid Open title

Nadal has a tour-leading 34 victories in what has been a superb season following lean years for the 14-time Grand Slam champion. He is now three for three in the all important clay court tournaments in the run up to Roland Garros. The 30-year-old Spaniard had spanned a losing streak against Djokovic when he beat the Serbian in the semifinal an...

Read more

  • Europa League final feels unimportant after Manchester tragedy, says Phil Neville
Europa League final feels unimportant after Manchester tragedy, says Phil Neville

United insiders, though, claim they enjoy a decent working relationship and that has gone a long way to convincing club officials they want to keep Mata in the fold. But he added: " Football , for 90 minutes, can bring a smile back to the faces of the people of Manchester ". Former United defender Rio Ferdinand echoed those thoughts, saying...

Read more

  • Arsene Wenger not thinking of FA Cup final as his Arsenal swansong
Arsene Wenger not thinking of FA Cup final as his Arsenal swansong

That would seem a risk in what is Arsenal's biggest game of the season and the Frenchman's hinted he could revert back to a 4-3-3 for the Wembley showpiece. He's out until the beginning of August now, certainly. "He's still sick at the moment and has not trained yet". Asked if he would be ready if selected by manager Arsene Wenger , Mertesacke...

Read more