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Jin Young Ko takes 1st-round lead at Women's Australian Open

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A birdie at her 10 hole was offset by a double bogey at the par-3 3 - before a further three bogies ensured her tournament was over. Ko joined the lead with a birdie at the 16th, birdied again to lead outright at the 17th before repeating the performance at the 18th to lead by two strokes at seven under.She had nine birdies for the day, two bogeys and shredded the more hard back nine in 31 shots, with five birdies in the last six holes. Read More »

Jason Vargas, Mets agree to two-year deal

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It was a Jekyll and Hyde year for Vargas. Vargas, 35, made his first All-Star team last season after posting a 2.62 ERA over 17 first-half starts, but he faded badly in the second half with a 6.38 ERA over his final 15 outings. The first was brief as he was beset with injuries and made two appearances in 2007. For his career, he's 85-81 with a 4.17 ERA. In his four seasons with the Royals, Vargas was 34-23 with a 3.88 ERA in 74 starts. Read More »

Jose unhappy about Pogba 'lies'

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Jose Mourinho dropped the Frenchman for the win over Huddersfield while he was hauled off in the 66th minute of the 1-0 loss to Newcastle after another poor display. It is believed that there are other players in the side who feel they should line up with three in midfield to get the best out of Pogba . There are people in your profession that I know well and their surname is liar. Read More »

Real Madrid 3-1 PSG: Asensio should always get his chance

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Neymar , who joined the French Giants last summer for a world record €222 million claimed that Paris Saint-Germain's board has not provided him with enough support to win the Champions League this season, suggesting that they need to sign former teammate and Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi. Read More »

Arizona cheerleader ejected for heckling player

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The deflated Arizona Wildcats cheerleader, wearing a bright blue and red t-shirt, can be seen shuffling past the crowds with his head lowered. Thje result sees the neighbours both take a 7-6 record, with Arizona State just on top after managing better results against their conference rivals. Read More »

Justin Bieber And Quavo Join The 2018 All-Star Celebrity Game Rosters

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There has been a format change from the traditional Eastern Conference roster versus the Western Conference stars, switching to a draft-style event. The grand finale will be the 2018 All-Star Game. DeMarcus Cousins , John Wall , Kevin Love , Kristaps Porzingis and LaMarcus Aldridge aren't able to play due to various injuries. "Curry's starting five doesn't seem as experienced as LeBron's starters ". Read More »

The Olympic Norovirus Outbreak Has Spread to Athletes

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In a statement, Swiss Olympic confirmed two cases but insisted they were no longer showing signs of the virus. Two Swiss athletes, whose names and sports were not included in the statement, contracted norovirus , according to the team. The freestyle competition that Boesch had been competing in started on February 9 and will conclude on February 23. Cooking water is emerging as the likely source of a foodborne norovirus outbreak, predominately among security staff, at the Winter Olympics ... Read More »

Philippe Coutinho: I worked extra hard for Liverpool after Barca move failed

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Coutinho scored 12 goals in 20 games for Liverpool after returning from a back injury this season before moving to Barcelona for €160 million in January. The draw against Porto was a kindly one for Liverpool but even after their goalscoring exploits in the group stage no one is tipping them to challenge the established Champions League order of Barcelona , Real Madrid, Bayern Munich or Juventus. Read More »

Team Canada off to strong start, with room to improve

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I think everyone was excited to get going. After working at least 40 strong minutes in beating Switzerland 5-1, Canada could very well be golden once again. "There was a little bit of nerves at the beginning, but once we scored that goal, everybody eased back and played the game". That's Canada hockey, no matter the level or quality of players. Read More »

U.S. figure skater Nathan Chen, the 'Quad King,' answers five questions

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Yuzuru Hanyu may have already sealed a gold medal in the men's single skate with the second-highest score ever. "I have a plan and I'm going along with it to bring myself to peak condition at just the right time". "I'm really excited to start competing tomorrow". He was one of the most anticipated skaters of the evening, and unfortunately, he wasn't able to cleanly land his jumps and score the points needed. Read More »

Toronto Maple Leafs trade Soshnikov to Blues for 2019 fourth round pick

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The 24-year-old is now on injured reserve, but is expected to be added to the Blues' roster once he's cleared by team doctors upon his arrival in St. Louis. He would see a substantial increase in playing time at the National Hockey League level during the 2016-17 campaign, appearing in 56 regular season games and accounting for nine points (five goals and four assists), 15 penalty minutes and a plus-1 rating. Read More »

Liverpool in talks for $110 million keeper Alisson

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Mignolet could leave Liverpool in the summer if a new man arrives. In January, Il Tempo claimed an offer had been made by Liverpool for the player, with Roma knocking it back. WATFORD, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Miguel Britos of Watford scores his sides third goal past Simon Mignolet of Liverpool during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on August 12, 2017 in Watford, England. Read More »

Suspect In Parkland Shooting Was Member Of White Nationalist Group, Leader Says

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The Anti-Defamation League, a civil rights watchdog, told ABC News it has credible information linking the shooting suspect to the Republic of Florida group. As the criminal case against the suspect took shape, the leader of a white nationalist militia, Republic of Florida, said Cruz was a member of his group and participated in exercises in Tallahassee . Read More »

Fox to also air NFL Draft, along with ESPN, NFL Network

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A person familiar with the decision says Fox will show the same feed as the NFL Network. FOX continues to bolster its National Football League coverage. How much will having the draft on free TV hurt ESPN? Last year, a separate source told PFT that the league already had the ability to place the draft on a broadcast network, hinting that it would be the next logical step in making the draft a bigger and better event. Read More »

Guptill claims runs record as NZ set big chase

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The score equals their highest in the shortest form. He was eventually dismissed for 105 from 54 balls, his innings including six fours and nine sixes. Only an Australian win will keep them in contention to reach Wednesday's final, which also takes place at Eden Park. New Zealand: Kane Williamson (capt), Trent Boult, Mark Chapman, Colin de Grandhomme, Martin Guptill , Anaru Kitchen, Colin Munro , Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Tim Seifert, Ross Taylor, Ben Wheeler. Read More »

Alex McLeish set to become new Scotland national team boss

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The Scottish FA's refusal to extend Strachan's contract beyond the end of a failed World Cup qualifying campaign led to a strong pursuit of Michael O'Neill, which ultimately fell short as he opted to remain with Northern Ireland. Speaking to BBC Scotland in July 2014, he said "wild horses couldn't have dragged me" away had he led to country to the finals in Austria and Switzerland. Read More »

Chelsea must 'give everything' to secure top-four finish

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Under this aspect, I'm very happy'. If we decide to play with the three midfielders. "I received a nice welcome and I was very happy with that". "Sometimes I think on the pitch I don't shoot enough". The rivalry between the two clubs does not seems to have affected his relationship with the Chelsea fans. "I don't know what the future of Eden Hazard will be". Read More »

Paul Pogba Demands Jose Mourinho Change His Tactics

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Real have flopped in La Liga this term and are monitoring his situation at United after the midfielder was axed by manager Jose Mourinho recently after suffering a dip in form. As per The Mirror , Chelsea and Arsenal could look for another left-back this Summer and Shaw is a player both clubs are monitoring. It is fair to assume media reports are exaggerated but it would be naïve to assume there is no smoke without fire when multiple sources report disquiet between two self-confident ... Read More »

Olympic Women's Slalom: By the Numbers

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Mikaela Shiffrin began her much-anticipated debut at the 2018 Winter Olympics on Thursday by taking the gold medal in the giant slalom competition. She will defend that title Friday. Temperatures crept close to 30 degrees after days of howling winds. "The weather is handsome and it's a pleasure to be racing today". Read More »

Olympics: Slovenia comes back to stun US

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Playing in only their second Olympic tournament ever, the Slovenians stayed poised and positive while the usa built a 2-0 lead and pounced when they sensed the Americans were losing energy and momentum. It was Lacasse, stopping 44 of 45 shots as Team Canada defeated the Americans 2-1 in a typically-spirited preliminary battle between the two women's hockey superpowers. Read More »

Odisha government to sponsor India's hockey team

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Chief Minister Navneen Patnaik who announced the partnership at a gala function in the national capital unveiled the jersey with Odisha logo in the presence of FIH President Dr.Narinder Dhruv Batra and legends of Indian hockey such as Dilip Tirkey, Dhanraj Pillay and Viren Rasquinha. Read More »

US Vice President Pence raises prospect of talks with North Korea

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , a fellow hawk, warned the South not to fall for what he called North Korea's " smile diplomacy ". Their score of 69.40 initially put them in second place, with more competition to come. She's here. On South Korean soil. Moon also told Pence that harsh USA rhetoric, including threats of military action, was not helpful to South Korea's fragile diplomacy with the North , the senior administration official told Reuters . Read More »

Ohio State assistants will make $1 million in 2018

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Meyer, who made $6.43 million in base salary in 2017, is 73-8 through his first six seasons as Ohio State coach, including a 47-3 record in the Big Ten with six consecutive divisional championships. As it turns out, Schiano is staying in Columbus as Ohio State's defensive coordinator. While Bates-Diop's 19.9 points per game continue to lead the Big Ten, OSU has really gotten a stellar effort from a bunch of other guys as of late. Read More »

Super Bowl LII Predictions Gone Wrong And Other Gridiron Thoughts

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Garahams fingertips were able to push the ball out of Brady's hand, forcing the first fumble of the night in what would be considered the game winning play of Super Bowl LII. Foles rose to the occasion and made repeated big plays when needed. This could not better describe the current atmosphere in The City of Philadelphia regarding the Philadelphia Eagles . Read More »

UCL: Ronaldo hits double as Real beat PSG

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We deserved a better result but the referee did not help us", said Emery, who thought his side could have had a penalty when Sergio Ramos stopped a Rabiot shot with what he thought was an arm. As for now, los blancos do not appear ready to go gentle into that good night. Ronaldo hit the equalizer just before the half. Mohamed Salah was first to the rebound, and juggled the ball around the Porto goalkeeper before slotting it home . Read More »

Ex-striker can not understand one thing about Paul Pogba at Man United

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Mourinho appears unlikely to bow to Pogba's demands to play an extra midfielder just yet, and is of the belief that the 24-year-old has the physical and technical qualities needed to perform the role asked of him. With Nacho Monreal primarily operating as a centre-half and Sead Kolasinac failing to establish himself at The Emirates Stadium after a bright start, Arsene Wenger may see fit to delve into the transfer market for a new full-back in the summer. Read More »

Disappointment for Dutch in 10k race, Bergsma takes silver, Kramer is 6th

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That record was on the books for about 15 minutes, counting the time it took for Bloemen's pair to make it to the start line. It was a mark not even Kramer, one of the greatest speedskaters of all time, could match. Bloemen's father Gerhard-Jan was born in Bathurst, N.B., and lived in Canada for seven years before his family returned to the Netherlands. Tristan Walker and Justin Snith of Canada take a practice run during the doubles luge training at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, ... Read More »