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Antonio Conte dodges speculation over potential Chelsea departure

Liverpool ran away with their Round of 16 tie after winning 5-0 at FC Porto in the first match, for example, before comprehensively beating Premier League champions Manchester City home and away. The Italian coach has now shed some light on when his Chelsea future will be revealed , but he first assured everyone that his main focus is on the rest of the season. Read More »

Donald Trump floats 'closing country for a while'

Fifty-three percent of Democrats said they are very enthusiastic to vote for their candidate compared to 41 percent of Republicans . "Given Democrats' attitude, I know of nothing that Republicans and Democrats can agree on to stabilize the individual health insurance market", Alexander wrote . Read More »

Rafael Palmeiro Signs Pro Baseball Deal ... At 53 Years Old!


Palmeiro told The Athletic in December that he was planning a return to Major League Baseball. "I'm looking forward to it", Palmeiro said in a text message to the Dallas Morning News . This is not the first time Palmeiro has suited up to play with his son. The suspension in August 2005 came a few months after Palmeiro testified before a congressional panel and emphatically pointed his finger in the air when saying he had "never used steroids". Read More »

What Jose told the press about Ferguson, Lukaku & Fellaini


The Red Devils are looking to win their third major trophy since Jose Mourinho took over the reins from Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford. Craig Burley and Shaka Hislop agree Manchester United have more pressing matters to worry about than their loss away to Brighton. Read More »

Conte Coy Over Chelsea Future


However, he admits that there will be a clearer picture after the final ball is kicked, with questions on his future unlikely to stop. He said: 'The form is good but I think Olivier [Giroud] spent a lot of energy in the game against Liverpool. Read More »

Chad Mendes to Face Myles Jury at UFC Fight Night 133


The fight is Mendes' first fight back since being suspended for two years due to testing positive for a growth hormone in June of 2016. Mendes admitted fault after claiming that he took a medication to treat his psoriasis but failed to realize that one of the ingredients was the banned substance. Read More »

Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos hints on China move


Real Madrid are, without a shadow of a doubt, the most successful club in European football. "It was a very intense Clasico and we all want to win, in a game of this kind there is always tension". But a draw also isn't a bad result for us given how the game went". But Real manager Zinedine Zidane has confirmed that the reigning Ballon d'Or holder will be back firing on all cylinders in time for the biggest game of the season. Read More »

Two Xfinity Series teams receive L1 penalties post-Dover


The No. 14 auto was found to have violated the same rear window brace rule that the cars driven by Kevin Harvick and Chase Elliott were penalized for earlier this season. Nick Harrison, crew chief of the No. 3 Chevrolet for Jeb Burton , has been fined $10,000. It also includes one penalty discovered following the Camping World Truck Series race on Friday. Read More »

Raiders' Donald Penn Off the Hook In Domestic Violence Case


Police were told that the Penns got into an argument after he slapped her on the rear end and, during the ensuing verbal disagreement, he allegedly poured a drink on her head and grabbed her by the wrist. Penn and his wife have been going through marital issues, but they insisted that the altercation was verbal, and not physical. The 6-foot-4, 340-pound Penn is a three-time Pro Bowler. Read More »

Alex Ferguson released from intensive care, will continue rehabilitation


The family continue to request "vital" privacy as Ferguson enters the next stage of his recovery. "We are very, very positive ", current United manager Jose Mourinho said earlier Wednesday. Ferguson famously won the Treble of Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League in 1999, the year in which he was knighted. Retiring midfielder Michael Carrick, however, will captain the side at Old Trafford against Watford on the last day of the season. Read More »

Ichiro Suzuki didn't know who the 'f-k' Tom Brady is


The 44-year-old Suzuki announced his sort-of retirement with the Mariners last week, though he left the door open for a return, while the 40-year-old Brady has repeatedly said he wants to play into his mid-40s. In a recent story from The Athletic , Ichiro received a text message from a number he didn't recognize in 2017. Ichiro strolled to the end of the text. Read More »

Red Sox pitcher David Price diagnosed with carpal tunnel


Cora deemed it to be "good news". Price, 32, said he has always had problems with his hands getting cold, so maybe there is a way to address this now that the team says it knows the cause. Given what the injury could have been, Price and the Sox dodged a major bullet here. Price is 2-4 with a 5.11 ERA in seven starts during his third season with Boston. Read More »

Former Indianapolis Colts player Anthony Gonzalez wins Ohio GOP US House primary


Gonzales defeated 29-year-old Christina Hagan, now representing the 50th District in the Ohio House of Representatives, and physician Michael Grusenmeyer . "While our national political discourse continues to be dominated by vitriol and division, Northeast Ohio continues to be defined by passion and pride, but also civility, hard work, and a commitment to results". Read More »

EPL: Wilifred Zaha clinch player of the month award


The 25-year-old scored four goals and added one assist as Palace won two and drew two of their four matches. The Ivory Coast worldwide received the most combined votes from a panel of experts, Premier League captains and fans to claim the award ahead of six other nominees: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Christian Eriksen , Jake Livermore , Jordan Pickford , Paul Pogba and Raheem Sterling . Read More »

Wolverhampton Wanderers to renew interest in AC Milan forward Andre Silva?

Amongst the potential suitors, there is Wolves and AS Monaco . Because of the large fee that they paid for him, AC Milan are reported to be looking for £30 million for the talented striker. It is understood that Wolves have drawn up a shortlist of targets for the upcoming transfer window and the Portugal global, who is a client of super-agent Jorge Mendes, ranks highly on who the West Midlands club want to snap up. Read More »

Leeds United lose opening game of controversial Myanmar tour


The manager of English soccer club Leeds United shrugged off criticism of the team's visit to Myanmar on Wednesday, saying the club was there only "for football". Leeds' plans for the trip were met by a storm of protest when announced at the end of last month. The club flew to Myanmar this week for a pre-season tour despite a military crackdown that Britain, the United States and others have denounced as ethnic cleansing of the minority Rohingya in the country's northwest. Read More »

Allardyce claims Everton board fuelling speculation surrounding his future


The Toffees are edging towards the end of the season with nothing to play, but manager Allardyce is in danger of losing his job after a fairly boring stint in the Goodison Park hot seat. Crucially, Vieira is only on £2m a year at NYC FC, a figure Everton could easily eclipse. The Times claim the Premier League club regard the Portugese as a leading candidate to succeed Allardyce, who is unpopular with supporters and could be dismissed at the end of the season. Read More »

Fresh blood: no Cristiano, Keylor, Bale or others for Sevilla trip


Real Madrid holds a shining away record and are now riding a seven-game undefeated streak on the road, a sequence which has featured no fewer than six wins. Los Blancos visit the Ramon Sanchez Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium on Wednesday night for their 36th La Liga game of the season. Neymar only swapped La Liga giants Barcelona for PSG in a record-breaking transfer in August but the Brazilian superstar continues to be linked with a sensational switch to Champions League holders ... Read More »

'Don't tell Sakshi': MS Dhoni reveals the name of his school crush


Little can deter MS Dhoni's determination on the field, but when it comes to revealing personal details, the Captain Cool often shies away. However, during a promotional event because of his Indian premier-league (IPL ) facet Chennai tremendous Kings, " the former India skipper was asked regarding his first beat and after a hesitation initially " he finally revealed the title. Read More »

Mets bat out of order in embarrassing mixup


Cabrera's double was changed to a putout to catcher Tony Cruz, then changed back to a double, then changed to nothing at all, leaving Cabrera 0-for-0 with no official at-bat. The Mets gave everyone the lineup they wanted to use - the lineup with Flores second and Cabrera third - except the umpires, who are the only guys who matter. Read More »

Neymar returns to PSG


Speaking after PSG's 2-2 draw at Amiens Friday, Marquinhos said he was thrilled to welcome Neymar back. He has made clear that his main target is to be fit to play for Brazil in the World Cup in Russian Federation, which kicks off in 40 days. Read More »

Real Madrid to offer £200m for Salah


Egypt global Salah has enjoyed a remarkable debut season with Jurgen Klopp's side. After their 2-2 draw with Barcelona in El Clasico, Valdano told Marca his side should be anxious over their current defensive form, and that Marcelo who was the reason behind the Blaugrana's first goal which was typical to the mistake he has done against Bayern Munich in the first leg of the Champions League, needs to be much more focused. Read More »

Liverpool leading race to sign Porto defender


The teenager has a €15m release clause in his contract, which Arsenal are reportedly happy to meet, but it looks like Liverpool are now likely to be the team who pay the fee to bring the teenager to England. The Reds are now short of options at the heart of defence, with season-ending injuries to Joel Matip and Joe Gomez leaving only Virgil van Dijk , Dejan Lovren and Ragnar Klavan fit. Read More »

Test cricket the start of a new chapter - O'Brien


Ireland will become the first team to debut in the longest format of the game since Bangladesh in 2000, after being awarded full member status last June along with Afghanistan . "All of us are really looking forward to it. Ireland, which has a great tradition of cricket, is playing at home and I wish them all the best at this big moment", he said in an ICC press release issued here. Read More »

TIDAL Inflated 'Hundreds Of Millions' Beyoncé, Kanye Streams


However, according to an in-depth investigation by Norwegian newspaper Dagens Næringsliv (DN), Tidal has reportedly manipulated those streaming numbers, to potentially make the company appear more profitable or increase royalty payments to the artists at the expense of others on the service. Read More »

Kubica set for GP weekend debut

While he missed out on the Renault seat, Kubica was handed a lifeline by Williams as they looked to replace Felipe Massa, with the 33-year-old first driving the 2014 auto before earning an official test outing in Abu Dhabi. "It is the first race where traditionally you see many more upgrades arriving, as we are back to our truck-based logistics rather than airfreight which has seen us through the first four events". Read More »

Governor Greitens' former mistress will be allowed to testify


During the hearing, Burlison also asked the prosecution if they had obtained the photo. Burlison said he would reconsider during jury selection if it becomes apparent that an impartial jury can not be selected. The defense has accused Tisaby of repeatedly lying and withholding evidence. Burlison ruling comes despite arguments by the governor's defense team that prosecutorial misconduct tainted the woman's testimony and she should not be allowed to testify. Read More »

Instant analysis of Eagles signing RB Matt Jones


There is potential with Jones as far as being a power back is concerned. But with his considerable size (6-2, 240 lbs.), perhaps the Eagles can use Jones to make up for the physical running they lost with the departure of LeGarrette Blount, who left this offseason to sign with the Detroit Lions. Read More »