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No excuse, no panic - Kohli sees big picture in Australia loss

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After the conclusion of the Australia ODI series, which Indian team lost 2-3, the team members are looking forward to participating in the Indian Premier League from March 23. Shankar shone with both bat and ball in the second ODI where his final over proved decisive and showed a glimpse of his potential in the other matches. Read More »

Kylian Mbappe or Neymar? Florentino Perez's response

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On March 11, Real Madrid announced the return of Zinedine Zidane . Zinedine Zidane could use his French connection to lure Kylian Mbappe to Real Madrid this summer, says club president Florentino Perez , who is also open to signing Neymar . Read More »

Tadhg Beirne set for his first Six Nations start against Wales

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Jack Conan who made a strong impact off the bench against the French once again provides back row cover on the bench. He replaces Iain Henderson who is ruled out through injury. He's played pretty often against the second rows. I've got no comment on Eddie Jones talking about us. Wales will be unchanged as Head coach Warren Gatland has stuck with the same match-day squad which beat Scotland for their clash in Cardiff. Read More »

Indian Wells Open: Federer beats Stan Wawrinka to reach 4th round

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Kecmanovic became the first lucky loser to reach the last eight at Indian Wells since the ATP's Masters 1000 series launched in 1990. "It will be amusing that somebody other than Novak is still in", he said of his famous countryman. "I hope I can get there", Federer said, "but I'm not going to underestimate Hubert". "He's got everything in the game". But he couldn't overcome Nadal , who lost his serve just once in the 1½-hour match in sunny and windy conditions. Read More »

Rockets surging as scuffling Warriors come to town

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Nah, it's all right, man". "It's alright, we lost, we know we did". I thought we used him better tonight. Warriors had a road game against the Houston Rockets team that had twice earlier this season beaten the Warriors with one of their superstars missing and came into the game with the hottest streak in the National Basketball Association with 9 consecutive wins on the trot. Read More »

New York Giants ink veteran wide receiver Golden Tate

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Veteran wide receiver Golden Tate is not going very far, as he will stay in the division and join the Giants on a surprising deal worth $37.5 million over four years. The void Beckham Jr. leaves behind is irreplaceable and it's likely going to impossible for the team to recover from giving up a franchise player like him. Read More »

Belinda Bencic claims another shock win in Indian Wells

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France's Monfils, ranked 19th in the world, pulled out shortly before his scheduled quarter-final against Thiem with left Achilles tendon trouble. "I wouldn't believe I win today again", Bencic said. Serbian teenager Kecmanovic failed to convert any of his three break-point opportunities against a ruthless Raonic, who unleashed a torrent of punishing groundstrokes on a sunny and breezy day. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association says 48-team tournament 'feasible'

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Bahrain , Kuwait , Saudi Arabia , Oman and United Arab Emirates are all potential options yet rancorous diplomatic disputes has led to the tiny Gulf state being politically isolated from many of its former allies. The announcement comes in the face of considerable opposition from European clubs. The letter, sections of which were published in the German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung says they are "firmly against any approval of a revised Club World Cup at this point in time and ... Read More »

Solskjaer refuses to be drawn on Man United move for Gareth Bale

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Ashley Young is suspended after picking up two bookings in the FA Cup and Alexis Sanchez is also sidelined, but Solskjaer said there is a chance Ander Herrera and Jesse Lingard - who sat down for an interview with ESPN this week - could make their comebacks after recovering from hamstring injuries. Read More »

Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill Under Investigation For Alleged Battery On Child

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Hill's fiancee, Crystal Espinal, is the same woman the wide receiver reportedly choked and punched in 2014. Her name is listed on both police reports. As of Friday, Hill has not been charged with a crime. This is a very serious allegation especially given Hill's history of domestic violence. "I just want everybody to understand that we have done our due diligence with regards to full vetting each one of our draft-class members", former Chiefs GM John Dorsey said after drafting Hill, per ... Read More »

Kareem Hunt suspended: Cleveland Browns RB banned 8 games

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Responding to the news in a statement through his team, Hunt said he accepted the suspension. Hunt admitted he was "in the wrong" and apologized to the woman in the video , the Chiefs organization, and his family. "I'm a work in progress as a person, but I'm committed to taking advantage of the support systems that I have in place to become the best and healthier version of myself". Read More »

Titans Acquire Ryan Tannehill From Dolphins

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Tannehill's new contract is for $7 million for one season and is fully guaranteed. He had a wildly uneven season a year ago that ended badly. His career completion percentage is 62.8 percent, and his career passer rating is 87.0. He became the Dolphins' starting quarterback as a rookie in 2012 and has still never taken a postseason snap. The belief is Miami might be willing to eschew taking a quarterback in the first round this year in order to set itself up to take one in next year's draft. Read More »

Ranked Osaka, Halep crash out of Indian Wells

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Open title. The first set was great for me, and then I just tried to keep it like that. World number one Osaka never found her rhythm against Belinda Bencic as the Swiss used her precise groundstrokes and pinpoint serving to topple the defending champion 6-3 6-1 in just over an hour. Read More »

Chiefs release Eric Berry

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The move comes with the team set to add Tyrann Mathieu , who agreed to a three-year, $42 million contract this week. "He will always be an important part of our Chiefs family, and we wish him nothing but the best in the future". It was the first of four seasons in which he missed nearly an entire campaign. An inspirational player on and off the field, Berry's career has been defined by brilliant play and overcoming personal anguish to dominate for the Chiefs. Read More »

UEFA to investigate Neymar's VAR criticism after PSG defeat

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Paris St-Germain forward Neymar is under investigation by UEFA for comments the Brazilian made after his side's Champions League defeat by Manchester United last week. How can it be a handball when it hits... He furiously turned to abusive words towards video assistant referees on social media. Buffon accused the English referee of having a "dustbin in place of a heart" for awarding Real a last-gasp penalty that knocked Juve out after the Italians had clawed back a 3-0 first-leg ... Read More »

Jazz owner Miller addresses fans after Westbrook encounter

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You and your wife. Westbrook claimed that Keisel said to "get down on my knees like you're used to". In response, Keisel is filing a lawsuit against Westbrook and shut down all of his social media accounts that were found to be filled with racist and derogatory language. Read More »

Chicago Bulls: 3 bold predictions vs. LeBron James/LA Lakers

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With 15 games to play, L.A. trails the Utah Jazz by 6½ games for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. This may have been a bit of a wasted season for LeBron, but his performance on Tuesday night was a good reminder that even as he approaches the twilight of his career, he's still one of the most exciting players around. Read More »

Champions League quarter-final and semi-final draws

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Liverpool FC will return to Premier League action on Sunday afternoon when they travel to Fulham. Tottenham were the first of the English teams to book their spot in the last-8 this season after they brushed aside a muted Borussia Dortmund. Read More »

Arsenal 3-0 Rennes: Unai Emery's side complete their Europa League comeback

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The Rennes boss Julien Stephan told this correspondent last week after the match at Roazhon Park in deepest Brittany that his team were facing a hard evening at the Emirates in the second leg. "We are going to think the same before every match". In the past the striker has worn Batman and Spiderman masks to toast goals - but he explained why this time was a special moment. Read More »

Novak Djokovic: Philipp Kohlschreiber delivers verdict on STUNNING Indian Wells win

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It's a tough day for top seeds at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells , with both Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka crashing out of the tournament on Tuesday. Kohlschreiber will face France's Gael Monfils for a place in the quarter-finals. Djokovic will try to regroup after the abrupt end to his bid to win a record sixth Indian Wells title and match Rafael Nadal's record of 33 Masters 1000 titles. Read More »

Teddy Bridgewater meeting with Dolphins, report says

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Bridgewater also reportedly had a "bigger deal" on the table from Miami but chose to remain Drew Brees's backup since the offer was not "life-changing money". He started 28 games in his first two seasons with the team, throwing 28 touchdowns to 22 interceptions. But he suffered a devastating knee injury during a practice before the following season and lost his starting job. Read More »

Golden Tate Reportedly Down to Patriots and Steelers in Free Agency

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The Notre Dame product posted 795 yards and four touchdowns last season, though he was on pace to eclipse 1,000 yards before the Detroit Lions shipped him to the Philadelphia Eagles at the trade deadline. The Giants' top receiver in the Beckham void is Sterling Shepard , whose best production comes from the slot. That goes the same for WR Corey Coleman . Read More »

Arsenal vs. Stade Rennes - Football Match Report

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck either side of an Ainsley Maitland-Niles goal as the North London side joined local rivals Chelsea in the quarterfinals of Europe's second-tier club competition. "We said that if we were meant to go out, we'd go out with a big performance", Cech added. Rennes tactics on the other hand simply seemed to be a desire to get an Arsenal player sent off just like last week when Sokratis saw red for tangling with Ismalia Sarr. Read More »

"We’re not English. We’re Scouse!" - Liverpool fans respond to owner

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Four English teams remain in the competition for the first time since 2009. Liverpool reached the final of the Champions League last season before losing 3-1 to Real Madrid in Kiev. Pep Guardiola's side are widely considered one of the favourites to win the Champions League, despite the presence of teams such as Juventus and Barcelona in the competition. Read More »

Mets re-assign Tebow to minor league camp

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The New York Mets have made a spring training decision on Tebow, sending him to the minor league camp. Tebow says he has never been to Syracuse. Pete Sala, vice president and chief facilities officer at Syracuse University, says the practice will be the first time baseball will be played in the Carrier Dome. Read More »

Frank Lampard urges Callum Hudson-Odoi to stay at Chelsea

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Kante has been deployed in a slightly more advanced role by Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea FC this season to make space for Jorginho in the side. "It will be very hard, also, for Dynamo because the pitch is no good". I played here two years ago and the pitch was wonderful. I don't know him that well but I'm sure that's the standard at Chelsea he's going by himself. Read More »

Glen Johnson really, really loves Virgil van Dijk

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His record comes after an unbelievable campaign last season in which he scored 10 Champions League goals, including one in the final against Real Madrid . Despite starting on the bench for the Champions League clash against Bayern Munich , the Brazilian player soon had the responsibility of replacing club captain Jordan Henderson, and did a good job even with all the pressure on the game. Read More »

Major League Baseball announces rule changes involving pitcher usage, roster limits, inning breaks

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The Home Run Derby will have $2.5 million in prize money, with a cool million dollars going to the victor. Fans would vote online for All-Star starters, and the top three vote-getters will take part in a one-day election. Teams will be allowed to carry 27 players during a doubleheader. Elimination of 40-man active roster limit in September. Teams must designate each of its players as either a pitcher or a position player prior to each player's first day on the active roster for a given ... Read More »

Real Madrid confirm the signing of Eder Militao

Militao , who had been linked with Manchester United earlier this season, has agreed a long-term six-year contract with Los Blancos that promises to keep him at the Bernabeu until 2025. Real Madrid have signed centre-back Eder Militao from Portp on a six-year deal. "His speed, positioning and anticipation are his greatest assets, while he is also strong in the air". Read More »

'King Leo' - Fans react to Lionel Messi's heroic performance

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Lucas Tousart's effort pulled Lyon back into the tie briefly and Messi, who scored Barca's third and then created goals for Gerard Pique and Ousmane Dembele , admitted the Catalans nearly let things get away from them. Messi was asked about who he wants in tomorrow's quarter final draw and stressed the quality of the teams, giving props to Ajax for their sensational win over holders Real Madrid . Read More »