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Arjun Tendulkar named in the India U19 squad

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Arjun was part of the core group of U-19 cricketers who were attending the camp in Zonal Cricket Academy (ZCA) and played matches in Una. Sachin Tendulkar's son Arjun Tendulkar has been named in the India U-19 cricket team for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka next month. Read More »

€56m Man United man Fred suffers 'trauma in his ankle'

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The midfielder was pictured receiving treatment after a challenge from Casemiro , and Lasmar has suggested that Fred and Brazil must wait before making an assessment over the knock. "He has had an ankle trauma, but it is still too early for any evaluation, he has already begun the recovery work, he had that part in real pain". "On Friday, we watch to see what happens and then decide if we need to do any exams or not". Read More »

Warriors upgrade Andre Iguodala (leg) to questionable for Game 3 on Wednesday

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I mean, we're in the NBA Finals. We should also point out that Alexa is likely just a bit biased when it comes to her predictions. For as spectacular as LeBron James has been in the first two games, his Cleveland Cavaliers are down 2-0 largely because the Warriors' supporting cast members like Livingston and McGee - journeymen of sorts - are soundly outplaying their Cavs' counterparts. Read More »

Muguruza obliterates Sharapova, into French Open SF

Muguruza , victor two years ago, will face either world number one Simona Halep or Angelique Kerber in the semi-finals. "If I do that, I will be okay after the match, no matter the result". In short, the market has been convinced that Halep is the better player throughout this event, but yet has ditched her for this particular match-up, and it's hard to understand why. Read More »

LeBron James: Facing Golden State Warriors is like playing New England Patriots

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In what appeared to be an exact replication of the same game in the 2017 NBA Finals , the Golden State Warriors took Game 3 from the Cleveland Cavaliers , 110-102, to take a 3-0 series lead for the second consecutive season. The Warriors can end the series in Game 4, which stays in Cleveland , Saturday morning (Manila time ). Who would have guessed that on a night when JaVale McGee and Jordan Bell were some of the Warriors' best offensive options that the Warriors would win by eight? ... Read More »

FREE Taco Bell Doritos Locos Taco on June 13

Golden State beat Cleveland 110-102 at the Quicken Loans Arena last night to take a 3-0 series lead. There is no purchase necessary to get the free taco but there is a limit of 1 per person at participating locations. We may not have a professional basketball team in St. Louis but that won't stop us from getting some free tacos thanks to the Golden State Warriors! The chain has also given away millions of dollars of free food through its "Steal a Base, Steal a Taco" promotion , in ... Read More »

Liverpool could sign Fekir or Shaqiri within 24 hours

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Its been reported that President Jean-Michel Aulas was looking forward to Fekir's performances at the World Cup as a good tournament for him with France would automatically help in driving the price further up. Lyon President has indicated he might be ready to do a deal with Liverpool for star man Nabil Fekir , but only if the Reds meet the asking price. Read More »

Argentina-Israel Soccer Game Canceled Over Playing in Jerusalem

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Argentina's soccer federation canceled the game Tuesday, and on Wednesday, apologized to those who had bought tickets. Palestinians claim the eastern part of the city as their capital. "From that moment on Palestinians launched an intense effort to prevent the game from taking place". He called on Arab soccer fans to burn Messi posters if the game went ahead. Read More »

Stephen Curry hails 'amazing' Kevin Durant

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You know, he's an assassin, and that was one of those assassin plays right there". It's been a little different vibe, but that's OK. "We've got to move on, move forward". Durant makes $30 million-plus in annual off-the-court earnings due to his endorsements with Nike, Beats, American Family Insurance, Alaska Airlines and Panini. Read More »

Monty Williams to Return to Coaching as Top Assistant for the Sixers

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Williams last coached in 2016, when he was an assistant during Billy Donovan's inaugural season with the Thunder. He found a good one and someone who wants back on an National Basketball Association bench - Monty Williams . While serving on Billy Donovan's staff in Oklahoma City, his wife, Ingrid , died from injuries sustained in a vehicle crash. The Spurs connection is there with Brett Brown and Monty Williams , with both guys having coached under or played for Gregg Popovich. Read More »

PGA Tour's Bud Cauley involved in vehicle accident

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The accident apparently happened in Dublin, Ohio, where the Memorial is taking place. "I would like to thank everyone for their messages and support", Cauley wrote in an Instagram post Monday. Thomas said Whis sustained broken ribs. He was a passenger in the auto. "So I truly have no idea how I shot 4 under". And my buddy, Whis, who was there as well in the vehicle accident. Read More »

The Baseline Player of the Week: Diego Schwartzman

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In the earlier match, Schwartzman got a first-ever victory from two down when he battled past the big-serving Anderson 1-6, 2-6, 7-5, 7-6 (0), 6-2 in just under four hours on Court Suzanne-Lenglen. Obviously, I think it'll hurt for a while. But, no, I feel happy to be here. He is tied 1-1 with Marterer and trails Nadal 0-5 in their previous meetings. Read More »

Cavaliers' Rodney Hood says playing in Cleveland 'has been tough'

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Hood will become a restricted free agent at season's end, and given what's transpired during his time in Cleveland, it wouldn't be shocking to see the four-year veteran sign elsewhere this summer. Hood saw spot duty the remainder of that series, and was essentially ineffective in three games against the Raptors before Lue tried to send him into the closing minutes of the clinching win on May 7 as the Cavs completed a sweep of the Eastern Conference's top-seeded team. Read More »

Thiem routs Zverev to reach third straight semis

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Zverev has proven his psychological toughness and bodily stamina in reversing the deficits in Paris . In all three of his five-setters he has trailed 2-1 in sets. Match by match, I was playing better and better, and that shows that I increased [my] level. Both are in the quarterfinals in Paris for the first time. Read More »

76ers owners meet to come to a decision on Bryan Colangelo's future

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The Ringer released a lengthy investigative piece last Tuesday linking Colangelo to five anonymous accounts, four of which tweeted out a variety of information about the team, including negative assessments of its players. Others claimed former center Nerlens Noel was a problem in the locker room and that Jahlil Okafor's injury issues may have scuttled a trade to the Pelicans. Read More »

Mexican players' party with prostitutes stirs up a storm

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Members of the Mexico national team are reportedly embroiled in a fresh sex scandal, according to a Mexican gossip magazine . However, Mexican officials said the players involved will not be sanctioned because they attended the party in their free time. Read More »

Scott narrowly makes it through US Open qualifying

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The Australian list for the US Open is: Scott, Baddeley, Jones, Herbert, Jason Day, Marc Leishman, Cameron Smith, Jason Scrivener, David Bransdon. After slipping to 64th in the world, Scott was not ranked high enough to be given an automatic berth in the year's second major but earned his place at Shinnecock Hills by grabbing one of 14 spots up for grabs in Columbus. Read More »

Leroy Sane's Germany snub makes no sense, says Ballack

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Even if that were true, it's still a massive shock for Sane to miss out on the final 23-man squad given the season he had with City in 2017/18. "I was always the youngest one in my team and I had to carry the goals". "There is speculation it could be something behind the scenes which he was not really happy about". Ballack feels Germany have the quality in their ranks to defend the World Cup, despite the omission of Sane. Read More »

Sixers decision on Bryan Colangelo in Twitter scandal could come Wednesday

Philadelphia 76ers executive Bryan Colangelo's job may be in jeopardy. Colangelo has denied using all but one of the Twitter accounts in question. Wojnarowski reported that a decision regarding Colangelo could be made as early as Wednesday. They also have four second-round selections. But still, Colangelo remains with the team. Read More »

Oregon State Ace Luke Heimlich Not Selected in 2018 MLB Draft

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But in the days leading up to the draft, The Oregonian reported Heimlich had pleaded guilty to molesting his niece when he was 15 years old. The girl's mother, who had been married to Heimlich's older brother, disagreed, telling the New York Times last month that "there is no way he didn't do it", and telling SI, "Honest, I would advise everyone to keep their little girls away from him". Read More »

Warriors take stranglehold on Finals

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They'll get their first swipe at it Friday. Durant, who tilted this rivalry toward the West Coast when he signed with the Warriors as a free agent before last season, was brilliant from the start. They sensed when he was dancing into shots and stuck their hands straight up, only for Durant to rise a little higher and make the shot over them. "You know if you relax, they make you pay, and making you pay could cost you a game", James said. Read More »

Warriors on verge of sweep after Durant dazzles in Game 3

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Brown is a former Oregon Duck, as is Golden State Warriors forward Jordan Bell , but even though Brown said the two are friends, don't get it twisted, he's still pulling hard for the Cavaliers in this series. The standards have transformed, and they know this has to be the time for them to compete with the best teams in the league. "But his one-on one ability really saved them again tonight". Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo's future at Real Madrid becomes a lot more complicated

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It also puts himself at the front of the queue for yet another Ballon d'Or win which he has scooped five times already in his career. However, reports claim the situation escalated in August a year ago with Ronaldo allegedly planning to publicly announce his departure whilst facing court for tax evasion charges with Perez intervening at the last moment. Read More »

One Man Dead, Two Seriously Injured After Shooting At Bray Boxing Club

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Gardai said the attack came "out of the blue" and located a suspected getaway van at Pigeon House Road in Dublin. The body of the 30-year-old man killed in the shooting remains at the scene. The chairman of Bray Municipal Council, Chris Fox, confirmed that Pete Taylor was one of those shot. It was set up by Pete Taylor in 1996. "Another dark day for Bray". Read More »

Isaiah Thomas Roasts Cavs In Appearance On Jimmy Kimmel Live

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After Golden State jumped to a 2-0 lead with a beatdown in Game 2 (thanks largely to Steph Curry's second-half explosion ), most-including Thomas-are writing off Cleveland. As we know, Thomas was traded by the Cavs at the National Basketball Association trade deadline after appearing in just 15 games, in which he averaged 14.7 points per game on 36.1% shooting from the field. Read More »

Amazon Premier League rights

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The online retail company have been rumoured for some time to be interested in entering football streaming and it was suggested that in the 2019-22 bidding process they would try to outbid Sky and BT due to this process being the first where the league opened up a package for livestreaming. Read More »

Three takeaways from the Warriors' tight Game 3 win over the Cavaliers

I was like yelling the wrong thing. Both teams battled through a tight one-possession game throughout most of the fourth, exchanging leads but also missing several shots that could have proved difference-making for either side. a fantastic game, by the way. James arrived at 6 p.m. dressed more casually - camouflage trousers, purple hoodie, "Billionaire Boys Club" baseball cap - than on the road where he and the Cavs have been wearing suits during the postseason. Read More »

Liverpool interested in acquiring Stoke City's Xherdan Shaqiri

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It has been suggested a deal would cost the Merseyside outfit around £60million, but sporting director Michael Edwards is said to be pushing for below £50m with Fekir desperate to join the club. The France global has been courted by the Reds this summer, after a stellar campaign with Lyon last season, where he chalked up an incredible 23 goals and eight assists in 40 appearances in all competitions - all from an attacking midfield role. Read More »

Karlsson absent from Knights practice, but will play in Game 5

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A ticket for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final at Capital One Arena was one of the most coveted in D.C. sports history, despite the fact that the Washington Capitals won't even be on the ice there for Thursday night's game. "I think they're doing a good job to shut us down". LeBron James did the unthinkable in 2016 when he helped the Cleveland Cavaliers win their first title, which also ended an overall 52-year championship drought for the city. Read More »

Cavs and Warriors would take pass on White House visit

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James was sensational in the two losses to Golden State on the road in Oakland but despite scoring 51 points in game one and having a near triple double in game two, he has mostly been a one-man army against the deep and talented Warriors squad. Read More »

John Beilein staying at MI after interviewing with Pistons

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MI coach John Beilein says he's staying with the Wolverines after interviewing last week for the Detroit Pistons' coaching vacancy. "Let's go hang some more banners at the greatest university in the world". He's reach two national championship games and is bringing in a top 10 recruiting class this fall. Both Beilein and Michigan Manuel said they were close on a contract extension for the coach last month. Read More »

Warriors-Cavaliers Game 3

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If you were wondering why Golden State sent it four best players to the Hamptons to recruit Kevin Durant two summers ago, Wednesday night in the NBA Finals was Exhibit A. James opened the fourth quarter with a 3-pointer but Curry followed with back-to-back 3-pointers for a 96-83 Warriors edge. Kevin Durant torched the Cavaliers with a playoff-career high 43 points as the Warriors overcame a 13-point, first-half deficit to close in on their third National Basketball Association ... Read More »