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How Effective Was Trump's Previous Strike Against Syria?


Some critics, like Northwestern University political science professor Ian Hurd, say the decision to strike might be more about distracting from President Trump's political scandals than confronting the Assad regime. The UK has begun air strikes against Syrian chemical weapons sites. "And the world said "enough" to the use of such weapons". She will say: "Let me be absolutely clear: we have acted because it is in our national interest to do so". Read More »

Foster will not participate in 49ers team activities


San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster , who is facing a domestic-violence charge, will be absent Monday when the team starts its offseason program. Shortly after the charges were announced, the 49ers said they had been made aware of Foster's situation but indicated he'd remain with the team. After Foster was charged last week, the Niners issued a statement saying they meant to follow the matter and noted that Foster "is aware that his place in our organization is under great ... Read More »

Manchester City win Premier League title as rivals United lose


The pinnacle of Arsene Wenger's Arsenal reign remains the "Invincibles" - only the second team to go through an English top-flight season without losing a single game after Preston's unbeaten feat in 1889. Manchester City were confirmed as Premier League champions when arch-rivals Manchester United suffered a surprise 1-0 home defeat by bottom club West Bromwich Albion on Sunday. Read More »

Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger DROPPED for Southampton


Germany global Rudiger was replaced by Andreas Christensen in the starting XI and not on the bench despite being fully fit, with Conte saying it was a "tactical decision ". "I don't know why the desire wasn't there but the coach is the first person to have the fault". It remains to be seen if he would be tempted by a return to the Stamford Bridge, though the chance to prove himself in the Premier League again, should Chelsea be unable to land their other top targets, will nearly certainly ... Read More »

Celtic run through Rangers to keep treble dream alive and kicking


Dembele set the tone for the afternoon when he crashed a volley on to the post after five minutes, connecting with Ntcham's floated cross, but Rangers held out until they allowed Rogic to control the ball and turn his man inside the penalty area before side-footing the ball into the bottom-right corner after 22 minutes. Read More »

Mourinho slams United as they hand title to City


Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions on Sunday as Manchester United crashed to a shock 1-0 defeat against West Bromwich Albion . Pep Guardiola's side won the league with five games to spare, but in a manner most unexpected after a slip-up by their city rivals. Read More »

Mourinho reveals what he told Pogba after Man City heroics

José Mourinho said he could "smell" a bad performance coming from Manchester United after the 1-0 defeat by bottom-of-the-table West Bromwich Albion that confirmed Manchester City as Premier League champions and left him questioning his players' attitude. Read More »

Manchester City crowned EPL champions after United lose


City manager Pep Guardiola might have missed one of the proudest moments of his career, however, after admitting on Saturday that he had a round of golf booked with his son and was not planning to watch United's game. Spurs dominated the proceedings during United's previous visit to Wembley in the Premier League, and though the fixture is considered a neutral venue this time around, their rivals should have the ascendancy with the better feel of the surroundings. Read More »

How do Rockets match up against Timberwolves?


Harden hit seven of his 12 attempts, while everybody else combined to shoot 3-of-25 from deep. He carried Houston in the second half like Capela did in the first. One intriguing point made by Thorpe and backed up by Lowe: in the four regular season matchups between Houston and Minnesota, the Rockets were willing to allow James Harden to be switched onto Karl-Anthony Towns . Read More »

Colon loses flawless game in eighth inning

Colon has struck out seven on 83 pitches. BC-BBA-Rangers-Colon-No-Hitter Alert, 186Colon loses no-hit bid for Rangers in 8th vs AstrosAP Photo TXMW104Eds: APNewsNow. On his way from the mound to the dugout, the good-humored Colon gestured toward Reddick at third base with a quick flick of his hand. Colon's longest no-hit bid came with the Cleveland Indians on September 18, 2000, when he held the New York Yankees hitless for 7 1/3 innings. Read More »

Salah would trade Golden Boot for Champions League


The Egyptian football legend has become a symbol of national pride for Egyptians, taking part in numerous advertising campaigns and, most recently, becoming the new face of the Ramadan lantern . Instead the forward reached Trent Alexander-Arnold's cross from the right and guided a header over Cherries goalkeeper Asmir Begovic. "I can not lie - it is in my mind". Read More »

The football world reacts as Man City win the Premier League

However, the Red Devils handed the title to City in tame fashion eight days later after Jay Rodriguez clinched a rare victory for the rock-bottom Baggies with his 73rd-minute header. Second-place United are now 16 points behind Pep Guardiola's side with only five games left to pay. If Jose Mourinho-coached Man United can win all of their remaining matches, they can reach maximum 86 points in total. Read More »

Boston is strong five years after Boston Marathon bombing


In Hasay's own statement, she expressed regret for withdrawing. "Despite my team working to give me every chance to make it to the starting line, I won't be able to join you". Reigning Chicago Marathon champion Galen Rupp and a host of top U.S. women's contenders could produce the first American title sweep in 35 years at Monday's (today's) 122nd Boston Marathon. Read More »

Chelsea claim first win from 2-0 down since 2002


Trailing 2-0 on the hour mark, Antonio Conte made a decision to introduce Olivier Giroud - and the game turned on its head. A sunny spring day on the south coast saw two of the league's most out of form sides since the turn of the year take center stage. Read More »

EPL: Giroud helps Chelsea secure comeback win over Southampton


Giroud netted on either side of a goal from Eden Hazard. A draw against West Ham in their previous match was nothing to be enthusiastic about although Hazard was a standout performer in that game. I don't like stats. If I can assist, I assist. "As you know very well with the speculation, always there is speculation around our position, not only for me, but for a lot of coaches". Read More »

CWG 2018: Dipika-Joshna wins silver in women's doubles squash


Meanwhile, in the mixed doubles squash event, Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal settled for a silver medal, becoming the first Indian pair to achieve the feat in the Commonwealth Games . Joshna and Dipika, who lifted the gold in Glasgow, failed to match the intensity of their opponents in Sunday's summit clash. It was Pallikal's second silver medal of the Games as she and Sourav Ghosal had lost in the mixed doubles final earlier. Read More »

Man City crowned champions after United defeat


Bogey. Double dogey. Birdie. We will see. Football is unpredictable but normally United will beat West Brom . " Manchester City is not like [Manchester] United or Chelsea - the big clubs in England have trophies and a lot of history behind them". Read More »

Pacers start strong, finish strong to stun Cavaliers in playoff opener


The Pacers were one of the biggest surprises of the season, jumping from 42 to 48 wins after trading face of the franchise Paul George last summer. Cleveland has posted a 36-5 record in the East playoffs over the last three seasons. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 105.6 points on 47.2 percent shooting and allowing 104.2 points on 46.5 percent shooting. Read More »

This is our proudest victory, says Vincent Kompany


And of the three title-winning celebrations he's taken part in, Kompany said: "The first title was the biggest event ever for the Club, for our fans and enabled us to build to what we are doing today". "I think we all believed in the style, otherwise it wouldn't have happened. The previous ones we almost threw it away, I've seen many teams win it as champions for the whole season but in our case it's the first time". Read More »

Rob Gronkowski will not attend start of offseason workouts


Gronkowski said after the Super Bowl he was considering his options and has not committed to returning for a ninth National Football League season in 2018. Per the report , Gronkowski is thought to still be mulling his playing status for the upcoming season, but on that note Schefter relays that the tight end has had "good communication" with the Patriots on that front. Read More »

Manchester United vs. West Brom live stream info, TV channel


City, who rebounded from the United loss and a European exit at the hands of Liverpool by beating Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday, have 87 points with five games left. It is City's third title in seven seasons and a first under the Spaniard in his second campaign in charge. City could win the league this afternoon if the Baggies pulled off the most unlikely of wins. Read More »

Saudi King Salman welcomes 'meeting of brothers' at Dhahran Summit


The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques reiterates condemnation and rejection of the United States Administration's decision on Jerusalem, lauding the worldwide consensus rejecting the USA decision. Arab ministers at a preliminary meeting in Riyadh on Thursday focused heavily on blocking the move, unanimously condemning Trump's decision. King Salman also announced a $50 million donation to UNRWA, the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees. Read More »

Syrian army declares victory in Eastern Ghouta


The conquest of Douma underlines how Russia's entry into the fray in 2015 on Mr. Assad's side has now helped him to an unassailable position in a conflict that mushroomed out of protests against his rule seven years ago. Nearly exactly one year to the date of 2017's purported Khan Shaykhun chemical weapons attack, a near-identical incident has now taken place outside of Damascus, with the suspicious circumstances and timing of this disputed event raising questions about who wanted it to ... Read More »

Manchester City Win Premier League Title

After City's defeat in the Champions League, Guardiola is taking solace in the belief that triumph in the Premiership is the more demanding accolade. Chelsea's 2004-05 side loved travelling, winning 15 times away from home, the only team to do so in the Premier League era. "It would be one of the best three seasons I have ever had as a player and as a manager". Read More »

Commonwealth Games: Coasties win 5 medals


Captained by Avoca's Jesse Parahi , Australia finished fifth. "You did us proud", said Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, as the Commonwealth flag was handed to 2022 hosts Birmingham. Over at the Hockey fields the Kookaburras claimed the Gold in a 2-0 win over New Zealand, while the Hockeyroos couldn't match that result in the Women's final, losing to the Kiwis 4-1 to take home the Silver. Read More »

Preston Tucker out of the Braves' lineup on Saturday


Wilson Contreras has driven in three runs against Newcomb, while Anthony Rizzo is 0 for 4, and Kris Bryant is 2 for 5. The over has hit in four of those games, compared to five that've gone under. Atlanta is 1-6 in the last 7 meetings between these two teams and 3-8 in the last 11 meetings between the two in Chicago . The loss cost NY manager Mickey Callaway a chance to tie Joe Morgan (12-1 with the 1988 Boston Red Sox) for the best 13-game start ever for a rookie manager. Read More »

Schalke 2 Borussia Dortmund 0: Konoplyanka and Naldo earn Ruhr derby glory


Second-half goals from Yevhen Konoplyanka and Naldo secured victory for the Royal Blues, who bounced back from a 3-2 defeat at struggling Hamburg last weekend to open up a four-point gap on third-placed Dortmund . Marco Pjaca sent the ball to Caligiuri, who stopped it for Naldo. A short free-kick was swiftly worked wide of the wall for defender Naldo to hammer an unstoppable drive that curled dramatically away from the helpless goalkeeper Burki, a strike worthy of settling any derby ... Read More »

Indians postpone game against Toronto Blue Jays due to weather


The game is rescheduled for Thursday, May 3 at 1:10 p.m. Cleveland now travels to San Juan, Puerto Rico for a two-game series against the Minnesota Twins. In 23 spring training games for the Indians in 2018, Allen hit.250 with a triple, a double and six RBI. The rest of the Blue Jays rotation will be pushed back a day as a result. Read More »

Meraas ropes in Caesars to operate Bluewaters' hotels


Pdt Partners Llc who had been investing in Care Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $489.53 million market cap company. The stock decreased 0.07% or $1.38 during the last trading session, reaching $1905.64. Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR ) has risen 18.92% since April 14, 2017 and is uptrending. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating , three have given a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Read More »

Bucks open playoff series against Celtics Sunday


While the Bucks are relatively healthy, the Celtics are without their top two players in Gordon Hayward and Kyrie Irving . The Bucks are the only team in the postseason with an interim coach, and Joe Prunty will have to prove himself against coaching wizard Brad Stevens. Read More »

Ronaldo, Bale & Modric sit out Malaga clash


Jose Manuel Gonzalez Lopez's side have won just four games, and there is little doubt they will be playing in the Segunda Division next season. Alessandro Del Piero has criticised Gianluigi Buffon for his comments about referee Michael Oliver after Real Madrid vs Juventus on Wednesday evening. Read More »

Knicks' Porzingis: Focused on rehab, not coaching search


On Thursday, it was reported that Hornacek was sacked from his coaching position after finishing 60-104 in two seasons. He has worked with both Knicks president Steve Mills and GM Scott Perry in the past. "I think they will make the right decisions, so we have to trust them". While Woodson was far from beloved during his time in NY, he's actually the most successful coach the Knicks have hired this century. Read More »

Whiteout diverts Jets from MN playoff game


Winnipeg Jets' Andrew Copp (9) and Tyler Myers (57) celebrates Copp's goal against the Minnesota Wild during the third period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Friday, April 13, 2018, in Winnipeg , Manitoba. On top of grabbing a 2-0 series lead and outscoring the Wild 7-3 through the first two contests , Winnipeg has outshot Minnesota 83-37 while holding a 78-56 edge in hits during what has been a good old fashion drubbing for the Jets so far. Read More »

Newcastle comes back to top Arsenal


Only two points short of reaching the magical total of 40 for the season, Newcastle responded in the ideal manner and found the equaliser in the 29th-minute when Perez's side-footed DeAndre Yedlin's cross in at Petr Cech's near-post. It's another pinpoint pass from Shelvey which finds Gayle high up the pitch. Perez delivered a fine finish for the goal, drifting in at the near post to glance home a right-wing cross from DeAndre Yedlin . Read More »