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How to Watch Barcelona vs. Alaves


All eyes were on the 142-million-pound ($200.87 million) playmaker but he was substituted in the second half for striker Paco Alcacer as Barca chased the game after falling behind to John Guidetti's 23rd minute opener, eventually mounting a comeback with goals from Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi . Read More »

Carmelo Anthony reaches 25000-point milestone as Thunder beat Pistons


Oklahoma City won Saturday's game 121-108 to improve to 29-20 overall and extend its winning streak to seven games. The Pistons (22-25) have dropped their past seven and are 12-22 following a promising 10-3 start. Langston Galloway, Avery Bradley and Stanley Johnson combined for just 11 points and 4 of 13 shooting from the field. "Right now we just care about him getting healthy". Read More »

Liverpool FC make bid to sign 28-year-old PSG attacker

In recent weeks, however, he has contemplated the possibility of leaving Les Parisiens , due to a lack of playing time - especially with a World Cup on the horizon. "When he's good his an important player, when he maintains his consistency, when he trains and plays well". "Here I always need a player to be injured to play", he said before hinting at a possible return to Serie A . Read More »

Unsafe pitch sees South Africa chase halted


Shastri said that the decision to bat first was a hard one, but was taken as the team did not want to bat in the fourth innings. It would only take another Dean Elgar incident for everything to probably be called-off. Elgar said it required a different kind of batsman to succeed in those circumstances. I wish there was another way, but being knocked is not the worst thing I've ever been through in cricket. Read More »

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Situation Saddens Borussia Dortmund Legend Lars Ricken


That considered, it was no surprise that Aubameyang making his first appearance for the club since early December caused quite the reaction and that includes from the Dortmund chiefs. It doesn't make much sense for him to play because he's told them he wants to leave. "Either our demands are met - then there may be still a transfer", he said. Read More »

Colts Will Hire Patriots Offensive Coordinator Josh McDaniels As Head Coach


McDaniels was the first candidate the Colts interviewed for the vacant head coach position but owner Jim Irsay wasn't present. McDaniels is expected to accept the offer, which will mark his second stint as a head coach. Louis Rams' offensive coordinator in 2011. McDaniels will be responsible for working with a down-and-out Colts squad that went 4-12 last season and was missing starting quarterback Andrew Luck the entire year due to an injured shoulder. Read More »

Australian Open: Roger Federer eyes 20th Slam glory


Federer has not faced any adversity in this tournament-he has yet to lose a set. Cilic was a different proposition in the second set, however, taking his opponent to a tie-break before settling it with a composed overhead smash. The Swiss marvel continues to defy the years and attrition rate to reach his 30th Grand Slam decider and a shot at his sixth Australian crown while his long-time rivals have fallen by the wayside. Read More »

Chelsea eye ex-Barcelona boss Enrique to succeed Conte

I think this is the right way. Otherwise you continue to complain. Otherwise you must continue to work. Conte is said to have angered Abramovich with his persistent criticism of the club's failure to sign players he wants. The two Premier League clubs meet on Sunday with a 1.30pm kick-off live on BT Sport, with a prize of a place in the fifth round at stake. Instead, Abramovich is now convinced Enrique, who led Barca to a treble in 2015, is the man to take over from Conte. Read More »

Chelsea monitoring Olivier Giroud's situation at Arsenal


Asked if Giroud has asked for a move, Wenger replied: 'No. We will try but we are not close to signing anybody'. And no Premier League striker can perhaps, boast a more commanding tally of headed goals in the last few years than Olivier Giroud . Read More »

Jacare destroys Brunson in Charlotte


Brunson 2 from the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C. In the end, Jacare Souza still had the upper hand on his opponent, catching Brunson with the same counter rights he was landing in their first fight over five years ago. The main card begins at 8 p.m. ET on Fox. The fight was a rematch of his 2012 first-round KO of the powerhouse Derek Brunson back in Strikeforce and though it took him a bit longer this time around to get the job done, the fight itself wasn't hugely competitive. Read More »

Three teens dead after being hit by auto near bus stop


Despite the best efforts of the London Ambulance Service (LAS) all three teenagers died at the scene. Next of kin had been informed, the Met Police said. Other teenagers who were standing with the boys were uninjured. Another added: "I thought I would never have to write this and I don't know what to write but I will always love and miss you millions". Read More »

Zinedine Zidane says Real Madrid's problems have been mental, not physical


You can be sure that if Zidane - who won the league and Champions League last season - was basically any other manager on the planet, he'd have been fired from Madrid already. The away side took the lead on 15 minutes when Ronaldo was fouled by Martin Montoya in the penalty area and Real Madrid's all-time leading scorer converted the penalty for only his second away league goal of the season. Read More »

Brady returns to full practice, Gronk not ready yet

And under those circumstances, both Gronkowski and Wise would be listed as "out" for the game. Gronkowski has been listed each of the last three days on New England's injury report. When asked if the documentary will be a distraction to the team's preparation, Brady declined to answer, saying the Patriots will stick to football this week. Read More »

Nasser Al-Khelaifi Dismisses Neymar Exit Rumours


Tackled about Neymar , PSG coach Unai Emery said: "He's continuing his recovery with the physio, I hope he'll be back with the team very soon". Edinson Cavani became Paris Saint-Germain's record goalscorer as the Parc des Princes was treated to another goal feast in Saturday's 4-0 win over Montpellier. Read More »

Azpilicueta: Blues must bounce back in FA Cup


With Alexis Sanchez's exit from the club finally confirmed on Monday, Wenger has revealed his relief that the speculation is over and the squad can regain their focus on the pitch after a tough couple of weeks. With more warrior like Gunners defending, Arsenal held on and will now face Manchester City at Wembley in the final. Chelsea represent the lowest scoring side inside the top six of the Premier League table, while Newcastle are averaging less than a goal per game in the ... Read More »

ESPN and ABC to Simulcast 2018 NFL Pro Bowl


These three players all look to be potential Pro Bowl MVP players as each of them - and others - exhibit their talents this Sunday. But because of the Super Bowl , any players from New England or Philadelphia will have to be replaced. Goff said he is spending a lot of time with fellow National Football League quarterbacks Drew Brees and Russell Wilson , hoping to soak up knowledge from a pair of Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks. Read More »

Franchises wary of right squad composition at IPL auction


The same held true for debutant Joe Root , with no paddles going up at the mention of the English skipper's name (owing perhaps to the doubts regarding the availability of the country's players ). she wants to buy everything". This year I put my name in the hat at the highest base price again and if I got picked up again then great. Another shocking biding was of Gowtham Krishnappa was sold to Rajasthan Royals for Rs 6.20 crores. Read More »

Celtics: Marcus Smart Out Approximately Two Weeks With Hand Laceration


The win allowed Golden State (40-10) to go five games ahead of Boston (35-15) in their three-team duel with the Houston Rockets (34-13) for the best record in the National Basketball Association. Next up for Golden State is a short West Coast trip which begins on Tuesday night in Utah against the Jazz. Wednesday, January 24 saw them snap their skid with a 113-102 win over the Los Angeles Clippers and it was announced that four members of the Celtics squad would be partaking in this year's ... Read More »

England wins 5th ODI for 4-1 series win over Australia


It was the first match at the 60,000-capacity Perth Stadium, which replaces the WACA for worldwide cricket in Perth. Roy had a life on 20, nicking Mitchell Starc only for a retrospective no-ball call, but played some mighty strokes as he made 49 in 46 balls. Read More »

Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant selected to 'Team LeBron' for 2018 All-Star Game


James wants the next All-Star draft to be televised as the two of them shared a lot of laughs and James believes the public would have enjoyed the process as well. Team Stephen will feature a starting lineup of Curry, DeMar DeRozan , James Harden , Giannis Antetokounmpo and Joel Embiid . The coaches voted for seven players in their respective conferences - two guards, three frontcourt players and two additional players at either position group. Read More »

Day 2 of IPL auction to begin

Stokes was suspended by the England and Wales Cricket Board for involving in an incident in Bristol in September and is set to face a court hearing next month. In an interesting turn of events, off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, a Chennai Super Kings regular, will sport a different colours after he was snapped up by Kings XI Punjab for Rs 7.6 crore. Read More »

Pakistan make 181 against sloppy NZ in final T20I


Toss: Sarfraz Ahmed, the Pakistan captain, won the toss and opted to bat against New Zealand in the third and final Twenty20 worldwide at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui on Sunday (January 28). New Zealand won the first game at Wellington by seven wickets . Pakistan is unlikely to make changes to their playing XI, while New Zealand have recalled Tim Southee for the final fixture. Read More »

Grizzlies' Conley out for rest of season, needs surgery


The Grizzlies made the announcement shortly after New Orleans Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins sustained an injury to his left Achilles tendon. He now gets the chance to make a full recovery. Conley , 30, averaged 17.1 points and 4.1 assists in 12 games this season, though he's been inactive since November 15. In 69 games the previous season, he averaged 20.5 points, 6.3 assists and 3.5 rebounds a game. Read More »

R/Madrid offer Ronaldo plus cash to land Neymar


Real Madrid never gives up, but it'll be so, so, so tough. Whether this is Neymar actually wanting things to stop or his club wishing they would is obviously very unclear - but neither will want this to be the story when the two clubs meet in the Champions League round of 16 next month. Read More »

Carrick on Sanchez: Not bad for a little man…


Just days after being announced as a United player, Sanchez laid on United's first two goals for Marcus Rashford and Ander Herrera in their 4-0 FA Cup fourth round win. "I think was a fantastic deal and a fantastic deal is only fantastic if it is good for everybody", said Mourinho . We are very happy with this transfer from Manchester United . Read More »

Russia ban decision was 'a balance', says Bach


Six-time Olympic gold medallist An - who was born in South Korea but switched his allegiance to Russian Federation in 2011 - has been banned from taking part in next month's Games in South Korea in the aftermath of a state-sponsored doping scandal, along with a string of other athletes. Read More »

Chelsea unhappy with Conte


I would be very happy if there are some new players. But I'm not the one who can answer these questions; it is down to the sporting director [ Monchi ]. Abramovich has overseen eight managerial sackings, including two for José Mourinho, while he has employed a handful of caretakers. 'Manchester City would not want to sign their former player, while Manchester United and Liverpool are sorted in that area. Read More »

US's Diskerud signs contract at Man City


It's unbelieveble that Manchester City keep beating the other big Premier League clubs to these types of signings, but somehow it keeps happening. And having failed to convince New York City manager Patrick Vieira , the Norwegian-born midfielder has made the move to the Etihad where he will link up with Pep Guardiola. Read More »

Huge upsets as Kyle Edmund and Elise Mertens make Aussie semis


Open champion Angelique Kerber faces No. 1-seeded Simona Halep , a two-time French Open finalist who has reached the semifinals at Melbourne Park for the first time. "Looking back if someone told me I would win so many matches, win a title and get to the semifinals here, I will take all the positive things from the last few weeks and keep looking forward", she said. Read More »

Cavani sets PSG all-time scoring record


But Madrid will not only be about Ronaldo; him and many other good players create danger . Reports in the Spanish media have suggested Neymar is a target for Real Madrid's president Florentino Perez, who has already come under fire for talking about the Brazilian , but the PSG chief refuses to be intimidated by gossip. Read More »

Rolex 24 at Daytona gets underway


Being here feels incredible. "When they told me I had to qualify, I knew I had to put it out front because that's what Ricky does", Castroneves said. The best lap for van der Zande was his ninth (and last) around the 3.56-mile road course, allowing him to edge Castroneves for the pole. "It's a really nice moment for all of us". Read More »