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Loss to last-place Coyotes 'missed opportunity' for Wild

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Dvorak gave the Coyotes a 2-1 lead 4:32 into the third period, but Koivu replied for the Wild during a power play less than three minutes later. Parise put Minnesota on the scoreboard first, at 15:36 of the opening period, after taking a cross-ice pass from Nino Niederreiter. Read More »

Deontay Wilder tells Anthony Joshua to watch WBC title fight

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On the other hand, Luis Ortiz is the enigma of the heavyweights - southpaw, defensively-proficient and with a left hand that flies down the pipe, nobody fights him unless they really have to. Now TV also have a promotion on currently that lets you buy a month-long subscription for just £20 (normally £33.99). WILD TIME Wilder vs Ortiz ring walk time: What is EXACT time fight will start tonight? That accusation ends in the early hours of Sunday. Read More »

Mackenzie Dern Triumphs Over Ashley Yoder In UFC Debut

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Dern took on Ashley Yoder in the final match of the UFC 222 prelims. Entering the UFC in late 2016, Yoder was another surging contender at 5-1. Yoder fought against the takedown for more than a minute, then was able to break off 90 seconds into the round. Read More »

The Latest On Thad Matta, Ole Miss

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The former Ohio State coach was reportedly in Oxford to meet with Ole Miss officials on Friday, according to ESPN's Jeff Goodman , and he is interested in the position. The Rebels have a head coaching opening. Three months later, after some more recruiting losses and roster attrition, Matta was sacked. Combined with his time at Butler (one season) and Xavier (three seasons), Matta has a 439-154 record (.740 winning percentage) as a head coach. Read More »

Missouri caps season with victory over Arkansas

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Jordan Barnett's double-double of 19 points and 11 rebounds coupled with a 19-point, eight-rebound effort from Jontay Porter helped Missouri outlast Arkansas 77-67 in the regular-season finale for both teams Saturday in Columbia, Mo . Read More »

Zalmi's Sammy beats injury and Gladiators in PSL thriller

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He didn't return as Quetta Gladiators made 8/141 in their 20 overs. "To be honest, regardless of how I perform, if I or anyone in the top-four can put up some big runs for the team then that will go a long way in helping Peshawar Zalmi through this tournament". Read More »

Dembele: I Met This Club Before Joining Barca

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Now, the 20-year-old is taking the mature approach and is making sure to look after himself in the best way he can. Dembele seemed very excited about his move, stating, "I'm at a insane club here, alongside the best". The France worldwide revealed he had offers from Real Madrid and Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain too, but after rejecting Barca once in favour of Dortmund, he couldn't refuse the second time around. Read More »

New report outlines issues around regulating sports betting

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Both MLB and the National Basketball Association have been lobbying West Virginia and other states to receive a 1 percent "integrity fee" from new sports betting gambling in those jurisdictions. According to analysts, it is possible that within several months, sports gambling may suddenly become legal on the territory of the United States. In 2017, a UMass Lowell-Washington Post poll found that 55 percent of Americans support making gambling on professional sports legal in all states and ... Read More »

UFC 222: Brian Ortega admits even he's surprised by his meteoric rise

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It would be a great fight for the 155 belt one day. And while his friends struggled, Ortega surrounded himself with a surrogate family that allowed him to thrive — and to build a fighting career on the verge of a breakthrough. The jiu-jitsu of Ortega is easily one of the best in the featherweight division. "The way I look at it is, 'What can you do to me that hasn't been done to me already?" Brian Ortega will step up to the task of taking on Edgar and put his undefeated record on the line. Read More »

Mino Raiola: 'Nice's Mairo Balotelli eyeing Premier League, Serie A return'

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I've been talking about Mario to Juventus, Inter Milan, Napoli, AS Roma. Raiola is quoted by The Mirror as saying: "Mario is ready to return, he has matured into one of the top 10 strikers in the world". "Last season Ventura came to Nice before the game with PSG". The likes of Torino's Andrea Belotti, Valencia's Simone Zaza and Milan's Patrick Cutrone also appear to be ahead in the pecking order at this point. Read More »

Conte fears Man City will get stronger

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He said: "I think last season Manchester City were always a fantastic team". Conte on Friday described City as "unstoppable", but the Italian has tried to find a chink in their armour this week. "In my mind, if you want to win, you must have a great balance in every moment of the game". The blues fell 1-0 to Manchester City at Stamford Bridge with Kelvin De Brune, getting the lone goal in September 2017. Read More »

Saints reach three-year deal with ex-Panthers safety Kurt Coleman

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Former Carolina Panthers safety Kurt Coleman reached a three-year agreement with the New Orleans Saints early Saturday morning, according to multiple reports. Last season, however, he had zero turnovers in 12 starts for the Panthers, a serious letdown after forcing 16 total turnovers the previous three years combined. Read More »

Hughton backs 'outstanding' Wenger to turn Arsenal around

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On that occasion, he took over eight games into the season and won 14 of the remaining 30, a win ratio of 46.7 per cent - this season's total is now 46.4 per cent. "Going into this last ten games of the season, we need that to change as we play five of what you regard as the top six clubs. But we need more help from the coaches", he said. Read More »

Brendan Rodgers hails Odsonne Edouard as Celtic aim for another domestic treble

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I changed the shape of the team and we had much better control and intensity in the second half. The duo scored the goals that settled the tie with Dembele hitting a double before Edouard lashed in a late goal. All you can ask from your players when they come to Celtic Park is to give 100% and be organised to make it an uncomfortable day for Celtic. Talk of a title challenge to Celtic owes more to fanciful imaginations than sober reality, but a second-place finish and a single-figure ... Read More »

Son fires Spurs to 2-0 win over Huddersfield

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Spurs, who have won their last seven games against Huddersfield in all competitions and are unbeaten in 34 league meetings with promoted teams, rarely looked troubled against a visiting side who lost the reverse fixture 4-0 in September. "But if we need to play maybe away from home for the first few games, that won't worry me". Lamela seemed to have edged in front in the duel after getting the nod against both Juventus and Crystal Palace , while Son was picked to start the less ... Read More »

Colts Are a "Team to Watch" in Potential Jarvis Landry Trade

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The Dolphins hold the No. 11 overall pick in this year's draft , which initially caused the uncertainty around Tannehill as Miami had been linked with a number of quarterbacks at that spot. He led the National Football League in receptions with 112 and recorded 987 receiving yards and nine receiving touchdowns. Really, that's why we franchised him. Read More »

KSP: Missing Western KY police officer found dead in flooded field

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The body has been recovered of a police officer who was reported missing. The police cruiser Smith had been driving was also located. Kentucky State Police say a missing police officer was found dead in a flooded field. Police said Smith was last seen in the area around 9 p.m. Friday. His name has not been released. An investigation is being conducted by Kentucky State Police. Read More »

Arsene Wenger Won't Be At Arsenal Next Season- Paul Merson

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Arsenal have been beaten 3-0 by City twice in five days with Pep Guardiola's side emphatically confirming their superiority in the League Cup final and Thursday night's Premier League fixture . After the disappointment of the last two matches against Manchester City , Arsenal face a slightly less daunting opponent in the form of Brighton & Hove Albion. Read More »

Kyle Larson Fastest In Opening Cup Practice at Las Vegas

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Blaney finished third in qualifying previous year on this 1 1/2-mile oval in the desert. He finished fifth in 2013 and his top showing was a third-place after qualifying on the pole in 2012. Gase was a subpar performer on intermediate ovals last season , between multiple teams. He had never made an Xfinity start in Vegas. "I'm excited to see what we can do", said Custer, who drives the No. Read More »

Steelers seek 'common ground' on long-term Bell deal

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Bryant is drawing interest from other teams, but Steelers general manage Kevin Colbert said the organization isn't interested in trading the wide receiver, Dale Lolley of DKPittsburghSports.com reports. Still, the Steelers are holding their ground. Bryant returned from his lengthy suspension with a tumultuous 2017 campaign, catching 50 of 84 targets for 603 yards and three touchdowns in 15 games. Read More »

Seahawks hope to re-sign DL Sheldon Richardson, but tag unlikely

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And it's like this constant puzzle, I know you guys probably get exhausted of hearing that. "We're going to get back into the office, re-calibrate after studying this whole weekend, sit down, and make some sound decisions". Seattle's great veterans are getting injured more often and playing too many snaps. "Earl is under contract". It means Richardson is one step closer to free agency, and teams with a definite need up front, a la the Kansas City Chiefs, will likely be very interested ... Read More »

'MCN' all out for Paris in Troyes

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PSG trails 3-1 from the first leg in Madrid. Samuel Grandsir went closest for Troyes when he crashed a shot narrowly over the crossbar in the closing stages, while Zelazny pulled off further saves to deny Nkunku and Timothy Weah. "We're ready for Tuesday". Mbappé hurt his right ankle in the first half of Wednesday's Coupe de France quarter-final win over Olympique de Marseille and did not reappear for the second half. Read More »

Kansas set as top seed at Big 12 tournament again

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It's the first time they will meet in the Big 12 tournament since 2015, when OU won 64-49 in a 3-versus-6 matchup. The Cowboys revenged that earlier loss with an 83-81 overtime win on January 20 in Stillwater. In the second half, KU trailed by just nine at 56-47 with 11:55 left after a bucket by Silvio De Sousa. It was 76-53 at 3:58. Solomon scored 14 points and grabbed five rebounds, while Smith had 10 points and Carroll eight in the first half. Read More »

European Union rejects UK's plan on citizens' rights during Brexit transition

After a week of sniping and recrimination surrounding the customs union and the Irish border, May will attempt to defuse tensions by offering her vision for the UK's future relationship with the EU in a long-awaited speech . "There are no solutions here to the concrete issues like how to avoid a hard, potentially violent, border in Ireland , how to achieve frictionless, tariff-free, customs between us and our European markets, how to ensure the United Kingdom can continue to trade in ... Read More »

Record holder Coleman takes 60m title

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A night of remarkable drama at Arena Birmingham saw the great Genzebe Dibaba win her second gold in three days in the 1,500 metres while Czech Pavel Maslak won his third 400 metres crown after a sensational double disqualification. But instead that resoundingly belongs to Coleman for now after the 21-year-old added to his London World Championships silver with this gold. Maslak sounded nearly sheepish about his 400m win after the two athletes who finished ahead of him, Spain's Oscar Husillos ... Read More »

Jonny Bairstow says Test cricket helps players earn recognition

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Kevin Pietersen has warned any player planning on turning their back on Test cricket that they risk decreasing their value in lucrative shorter formats. "It's the traditional game, it's like taking fifteens rugby away and just playing sevens rugby", he said. "It's getting quite lucrative in terms of the money you can earn", the veteran seamer added. Read More »

Katie Archibald and Emily Nelson dominate to take Madison gold

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With Archibald having pulled out of the defence of her world omnium title on Friday due to illness, there were doubts about the Scot's fitness heading into Saturday's Madison. "I'm quite speechless to be honest". Jack Carlin took silver in the men's sprint - his second medal of the championships following the team sprint - to take Britain's medal tally to six after four days of racing. Read More »

Dion Lewis Rumors: 49ers, Jets, Raiders Among Teams Expected to Pursue RB

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Lewis , 27, certainly has an argument to be paid near the top of the heap. To force those Jets connections further, he attended the famed Blair Acadamy in New Jersey during his high school days. The #New England Patriots have 14 players who will become free agents on March 14, the first day of the 2018 league year. Lewis has always showcased incredible talent out of the backfield. Read More »

SEC Champs: Auburn wins title with 79-70 victory over SC

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He's developing into one of the top pitchers in the country. Jonah Bride drew a leadoff walk from Ryley Gilliam to begin the bottom of the ninth. Chris Williams had Clemson's lone other hit two batters later with a liner to the left-field corner, but he was thrown out trying to stretch it into a double to end the inning. Read More »

EFL Cup final loss damaging for Arsenal confidence, accepts Wenger

Aubameyang scored on his Gunners debut in their 5-1 win over the Toffees but has not added to that goal since and missed a penalty early in the second half against City . Guardiola celebrated his 100th game in charge of City by hailing his side's focus to not let complacency seep in despite their huge lead at the top. Read More »

YouTube TV Partners With Seattle Sounders To Stream All 2018 Matches

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YouTube has exclusive streaming rights to 20 Sounders matches, which will be available to Washington-based subscribers via a dedicated Sounders FC channel. Sounders FC opens MLS play at home this Sunday , March 4 (2:00 p.m. PT / ESPN , ESPN Deportes, 950 KJR AM, El Rey 1360 AM). Exclusive live sports is a crucial way for YouTube TV to differentiate itself from the half-dozen other skinny TV bundles that have launched in recent years. Read More »

Jimmy Butler goes off on Twitter, Jae Crowder after Timberwolves loss

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He was?called for a flagrant foul 2 and tossed with 5 minutes, 20 seconds left in the Jazz's 116-108 win?on Friday. "It was a dead ball contact technical foul". Crowder discovered the tweet and quickly responded: "I DONT TWITTER BEEF ILL LEAVE THAT TO U. THE REST CAN BE HISTORY", Crowder tweeted . Asked about the Twitter exchange in the locker room after the game, Crowder just smiled and shrugged it off. Read More »