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Neymar out for three months, raises doubts on World Cup participation

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Neymar's injury in the Marseille clash made instant headlines and further questioned his availability for the upcoming heavyweight clash with Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League . PSG had reportedly been keen to avoid surgery but the player's father, Neymar Sr, who is also the 26-year-old's agent, had pushed for his son to have it . Read More »

Benitez admits major concern over Newcastle star

Liverpool are now third in the league with 57 points, just 2 points behind Manchester United . Newcastle have failed to beat Liverpool on their Merseyside patch since 1994, but approach the game in a bullish mood after going unbeaten in their last four matches. Read More »

The Miami Dolphins trade for Rams defensive end Robert Quinn

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The report also said the Rams received a "mid-round pick" for Quinn. Or, Miami could pair Quinn with Wake, Charles Harris and Andre Branch in what, on paper, is a formidable defensive end rotation. The Rams used Quinn nearly exclusively to rush the passer and would be looking for somebody versatile enough to also drop back into coverage. If things don't work out for Quinn in Miami, the Dolphins could cut him after the 2018 season without taking on any dead money to their salary cap. Read More »

NFL Combine 2018: Players Who Could Explode This Weekend

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Barkley crushed the bench press on Thursday , completing 29 reps.The offensive linemen will also be front and center for testing on Friday. Follow along below as we track everything that's happening in Indianapolis at the National Football League combine. Read More »

Brandon Williams of Crespi opens up his basketball recruitment

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According to an ESPN report, Arizona head coach Sean Miller spoke with Charles Dawkins of ASM Sports about a $100,000 payment for 5-star recruit Deandre Ayton. Williams's decision comes after fellow commit and former teammate, Shareef O'Neal, decommitted from Arizona and signed with UCLA earlier this week. Read More »

Authorities: Ind. deputy shot during pursuit will not survive

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Baldwin Sr., 55, and John D, Baldwin Jr., 28, both fled after the shooting. A chase for the men through Lebanon ensued and officers were joined by the Boone County sheriff's deputy, police said. The last employee of the Boone County Sheriff's Office killed in the duty was Sheriff John Pepper in 1935. Baldwin Sr. was able to escape and remained at large for almost two hours. Read More »

History created as every athlete in 400m heat is disqualified

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This meant they had no choice but to disqualify Taplin, along with Steven Gayle from Jamaica, Austria's Austris Karpinskis, and Alonzo Russell of the Bahamas, all on lane infringement offences. Czech runner Pavel Maslak finished second in his 400 heat as he chases a third straight world indoor title in the event. Elsewhere, Yorgelis Rodriguez of Cuba led the women's pentathlon after three events. Read More »

Sadio Mane says any player would love to play for Liverpool

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Can added "I think we have a good basis now for the end of the season". "Every single player is always very happy playing with each other", he said . The Reds found a break in the snowy conditions and enjoyed some brief winter sun at Melwood yesterday as they geared up for their next Premier League match. Read More »

Baker Mayfield says if anyone can turn Browns around, it's him

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If they did go this route, and choose Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield , he said he could " turn around " the Browns' franchise. They're close , they're very close. He is shorter than the prototypical quarterback, although the comp for Mayfield is probably Russell Wilson in that regard. "I think under pressure is something I thrive on". Read More »

Alex McCarthy admits Southampton must beat relegation rivals Stoke

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The only other concern is striker Charlie Austin whose not expected to return to first-team action until the end of March, after the worldwide break later this month. With just one loss in their last nine matches, Southampton's resurgence can be highlighted by the form in the final third. The game was eventually given the green light later in the day, presenting struggling Saints with an excellent chance of securing a first home league win since they beat Everton 4-1 on November 26. Read More »

Former IBF Champion Kell Brook Bullish Ahead Of 154lbs Move

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Kell Brook, the former IBF welterweight world champion, is back in the ring for the first time since losing that title to Errol Spence Jr.in Sheffield in May 2017. He boasts a record of 29 wins and two defeats, with seven wins from seven on United Kingdom soil. The eagerly-awaited showdown is at the FlyDSA Arena in Sheffield this Saturday night, March 3 . Read More »

Miami Heat vs. Los Angeles Lakers - 3/1/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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For a franchise that still may miss the playoffs for a fifth consecutive year - after not reaching them on five occasions, total, in its first 65 seasons - the results of late are worth noting . A young team and the Miami nightlife don't mix when trying to play a basketball game. In hist last two games, Ball has averaged 30.2 FanDuel points over 20.7 minutes per game. Read More »

No more presents for Benitez - Klopp

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Whether or not Newcastle have success with that approach this weekend remains to be seen, but whatever the outcome, you're unlikely to see a last-minute victor in a seven-goal thriller. The Spaniard said: 'Jonjo has a knock to his knee and is not available. There is a bonus for Liverpool's defence since Newcastle strikers Islam Slimani and Dwight Gayle are both expected to miss out because of leg injuries, per Tom Cavilla of the Liverpool Echo . Read More »

Quick start can help us beat Swansea - West Ham star Lanzini

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Under contract until 2020, there have been reports that West Ham will be offering Lanzini a new and improved contract but David Moyes has confirmed that the club will not be opening talks until their Premier League status is secured. With ten games of the season remaining, West Ham are now 13th in the top-flight, three points above the relegation places. He also insists that a point would not be a bad thing for either team, with both battling relegation, and boldly states that any one ... Read More »

Guardiola delight at Man City win at 'quiet' Emirates

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A lot of their fans didn't come because they are fed up. And come it did, with another 3-0 drubbing, following Sunday's identical scoreline against the same opponents. The club had the opportunity, before Arsene Wenger signed his contract, to think about what the long term-prognosis was, and this is it: where we are now, with the very real possibility of no silverware and missing out on the top five. Read More »

Cavaliers-Smith Soup Suspension,133

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JR Smith was mysteriously suspended by the Cleveland Cavaliers just hours before they were set to play the Philadelphia 76ers . According to ESPN's Dave McMenamin and Brian Windhorst , Smith threw a blow of soup at assistant coach Damon Jones prior to Thursday night's contest against the Philadelphia 76ers. Read More »

Lysenko beats world champ Barshim to win indoors high jump

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Russia's gold medal victor Mariya Lasitskene makes an attempt in the women's high jump final at the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Britain, Thursday, March 1, 2018. Lasitskene, also jumping as an authorized neutral athlete, cleared all the heights on her first attempts up to 2.01, by which time all her competitors had bowed out. Read More »

49ers win coin toss for 9th pick in 2018 NFL Draft

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Both teams finished with identical records and strength of schedule (the tiebreaker), so a coin toss at the NFL Combine determined who will pick ninth, and who drops to 10th. "I don't think it matters as much as far as the player". McKenzie is more anxious about the value if he trades the pick rather than actually selecting a player. Read More »

Late Darren Sammy knock helps Peshawar Zalmi to victory in PSL

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Match will start at 9PM PST and will be hosted at Sharjah Stadium. In 2nd and 3rd T20 matches, they won consecutively against Lahore Qalandars and Islamabad United . Quetta also fought hard in a repeat of last year's final as both teams were in the hunt till the last over. Picture this. Zalmi were on course for the 143-run chase and suddenly the Tamim Iqbal-Mohammed Hafiz 54-run stand gets broken. Read More »

Tiger Woods commits to play the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando

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Most of the world's top 20 players did not play the tournament a year ago, but analyst David Duval said earlier this week that it's a flawless place for Woods to prepare himself for Augusta. Chamblee added that the only reason he didn't give Woods a 100-percent chance of playing in the Ryder Cup was because of physical concerns with Woods' body. Read More »

Tottenham Hotspur 'to make bid for Borussia Dortmund winger Marco Reus'

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Since signing from Borussia Monchengladbach in the summer of 2012, Reus has racked up one hundred and ninety-three appearances in all competitions, scoring ninety-one goals. Reports have emerged in recent days linking Reus with a move to Tottenham but the opportunity to work under Klopp again is expected to prove decisive, if indeed the midfielder does decide to leave Dortmund in the summer. Read More »

Russia's Olympic ban lifted following doping violations

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Russia's team was banned from participating in the 2018 Olympic Games in South Korea. "But the main thing is that our athletes. had the opportunity to represent. Allegations of the country's doping programme had first surfaced in 2015, with whistleblowing doctor Grigory Rodchenkov, director of Russia's anti-doping laboratory during the Sochi Games, a key figure. Read More »

Crystal Palace complete signing of Diego Cavalieri on a free transfer

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Kelly has recovered from a hamstring strain to give Hodgson defensive options, with loanee Timoth Fosu-Mensah unavailable to face his parent club. Impressed with the Ghana international's displays in training this week, Hodgson disclosed that the 25-year-old is back in contention for his side's Premier League tie against Manchester United on Monday. Read More »

Russia Olympic doping ban maintained: IOC

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The IOC "could have considered lifting the suspension given that the Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) had respected the IOC's decision of 5 December", IOC president Thomas Bach said . Just hours before the opening ceremony on February 9, 47 Russians implicated in doping lost a last-minute court bid to compete in South Korea. The BBC has said it has traveled to a secret location in the USA to interview Rodchenkov, who is under American protection. Read More »

Zlatan Ibrahimovic will Leave this Summer, Confirms Jose Mourinho

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He was an integral part of United's Europa League and EFL Cup triumphs, but he hasn't been the same since tearing up his knee in the Europa League quarterfinals in April. Mourinho doesn't know if Ibrahimovic will play for another team ( he has been strongly linked to the L.A. Galaxy of MLS lately ), or retire. The 21-year-old is reportedly the subject of an global tug-of-war, with McTominay qualified to play for both Scotland and England, but Mourinho is unsure about the player's worldwide ... Read More »

Aly Raisman sues US Olympic Committee over Nassar abuse

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Nor did it inform Michigan State University, where Nassar continued to practice medicine and abuse student athletes. Nassar is serving a 60-year sentence at a federal prison in Tucson, Ariz., on child pornography charges. She is one of the most decorated gymnasts in US history with a total of six Olympic medals, two team golds at world championships and 13 national championship medals. Read More »

David Wagner: 'Tottenham Hotspur forward Harry Kane is best in Europe'

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We will take it and I think it's great to be back there in a competitive game. "Now we are back, and the positive memories are something which can help you, if you prepare yourself for this game". He is a fantastic striker and, unfortunately, not in our team. "But Tottenham is not only him". Wagner has been given a major boost with midfielder Aaron Mooy set to return to full training next week after recovering from an infected cut on a knee. Read More »