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Valtteri Bottas declares Australian GP win as his best ever race

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Lewis Hamilton has said he will be heading straight back to the Mercedes factory in the United Kingdom to participate in an investigation into the issues he faced at the Australian Grand Prix . Hamilton said wheelspin may have been to blame as he failed to capitalise on his pole position but Bottas deservedly took the 25 points for the win, putting the hammer down with a string of fastest laps on tyres that had carried him almost 20 times around the 3.295-mile circuit after those around ... Read More »

Ibrahimovic lambasts Ferguson’s Class of 92 for Pogba criticism

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Despite playing a crucial role in winning the World Cup with France past year, Pogba struggled for form at United this season under former manager Jose Mourinho , who benched the midfielder towards the end of his Old Trafford tenure. "And they didn't even talk if Ferguson didn't tell them to open their mouth. So, now if they're talking, I don't know whether Ferguson gave them permission or not". Read More »

Fulham vs. Liverpool - Football Match Report

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Burnley, [Bayern] Munich, Fulham - you have to adapt. The Senegal worldwide has been in scintillating form for the Merseyside outfit over the past couple of months to help keep their title challenge on track. "Especially because, of course, we won that match". They can be stress-free of the Premier League and reboot while serving for their respective countries. Read More »

Pacquiao could fight Spence next

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He's for real. I couldn't make adjustments". Garcia (39-1, 30 KOs) never stopped trying to turn the tide against the Texan, but Spence was virtually ideal for 12 rounds. For Errol Spence Jr., winning a welterweight title and two subsequent defenses still didn't result in the performance that validated his spot among the best fighters in the sport. Read More »

Riyan Parag to join Rajasthan Royals for IPL 2019 on March 20

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Neither player will take the field against Pakistan , but preparations are clearly in place with the Cricket World Cup set to get underway on April 30. Rajasthan Royals have got a shot in the arm with the inclusion of Steve Smith , who believes teamwork is an essential ingredient for success. The 35-year-old, at risk of failing to make Australia's World Cup squad because of Smith and Warner's return, insisted it was "really great to have them back around the group". Read More »

Stephen Curry Drains Insane Buzzer-beater from Spurs' Three-point Line

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Durant and Curry paced the Warriors with 11 points apiece over the first 24 minutes of play. He shot five of 18 from the field and finished with 14 points. DeRozan scored 10 points in the final quarter, including a pair of pull-up jumpers over Thompson, to seal the victory. Cousins' foot has been sore and he left Saturday's 110-88 win over the Thunder in the fourth quarter. Read More »

Serie A Report, Genoa v Juventus, 17 March 2019

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Juventus thought they had gone in front after the break when Paulo Dybala swept home a finish, but VAR chalked the goal off for an offside in the build-up. We did not put in a good performance and we made some mistakes. It was the first league defeat for Allegri's side since April 2018 against Napoli , and first away since losing at Sampdoria in November 2017. Read More »

Michigan State Beats Michigan 65-60 for Big Ten Title

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The top-seeded Spartans (28-6) rallied from a 13-point deficit in the second half and scored the game's final 10 points to capture their first championship since 2016. Teske and Tillman went up for the rebound, the ball got knocked out of bounds and the referees gave possession to Michigan State after a review as Michigan coach John Beilein screamed on the sideline. Read More »

Randall Cobb's new deal with Cowboys worth $5M over 1 year

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Cobb, a second-round pick (64th overall) in 2011, is one of just five players in Packers history with at least 60 catches in four straight seasons (2014-17) and he ranks sixth in franchise history with 470 catches and 11th in both receiving yards (5,524) and touchdown catches (41). Read More »

Napoli goalkeeper David Ospina cleared of serious damage

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He was replaced by Alex Meret and stretchered off the pitch before being transported to hospital. Ospina , who is now on loan from Arsenal with the Serie A giants is said to have collided with Udinese player, Ignacio Pussetto in the first half of the tie. Read More »

Browne And Maguire Named In Mick McCarthy's Ireland Squad

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I wonder about our squad of midfield players, about someone who can do a specific role as a sitter - he certainly can and whether he ends up in the final squad remains to be seen of course. The best midfield players who don't play, they're not the best midfield players, you need people who are playing games, who are battle hardened. "I stressed to him that if he wants to be involved in June we'll have to get it done as quickly as possible". Read More »

Celtics Pay Tribute to Isaiah Thomas in Return to TD Garden

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Thomas told the media after the game, "Yeah, we would have probably won a championship already", after his Nuggets dispatched of the Celtics 114-105. He hung onto them as they collected dust over the past year and a half, waiting for the ideal opportunity to break them out. Read More »

Prosecutors offer to drop solicitation charges against Robert Kraft

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Essentially, Kraft would be given the chance to review the evidence and then admit that he would be found guilty based on the findings. Kraft is not the only man charged who has been presented with this offer, the WSJ reports. Kraft faces 60 days in jail and a $500 fine if his misdemeanor case goes to trial and he's found guilty. Jupiter Police Chief Daniel Kerr told reporters last week that Kraft was among those caught on video soliciting prostitution at the Orchids of Asia Day Spa. Read More »

Trout, LA 12-year, $430 million discussing extension

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The agreement, per ESPN , tacks on 10 years to the final two seasons remaining on Trout's $144.5 million agreement with the Angels. The superstar center fielder, who was due to become a free agent following the 2020 season, is a two-time American League MVP with a.307 career batting average, .416 on-base percentage, and.573 slugging percentage. Read More »

Chelsea 'set new price for Eden Hazard'

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The links to Real Madrid have continued and they were further strengthened after Zinedine Zidane's appointment as manager last week. Real Madrid are known to hold a strong interest in the playmaker and according to HLN , Chelsea have taken a strong stance regarding the Belgium international's future. Read More »

Cleveland Browns will get a focused Odell Beckham Jr

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Gettleman acknowledged that he placed a call to the Buffalo Bills after their attempted trade for Antonio Brown fell through, but got rebuffed. Giants GM Dave Gettleman, who's taking enormous heat for trading Odell Beckham Jr .to the Browns, stressed he only did so because his good friend John Dorsey made him an offer he couldn't refuse. Read More »

Rory McIlroy seals The Players Championship victory

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McIlroy says he has been reading books and working with people to remind himself that golf is a joy to play and provides a comfortable lifestyle - he went over $45 million in career PGA Tour earnings alone - but that it doesn't define him as a person. Read More »

5-Time Pro Bowler Announces His NFL Retirement

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The 35-year-old defensive lineman shared an Instagram post with him on top of the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, a 19,341-foot peak, standing with a sign that announced his retirement. Ngata was a first-round pick out of OR in 2006 and reached five Pro Bowls as the nose tackle in the Ravens' 3-4 defense. Ngata, 35, played 13 seasons in the National Football League, with three teams - the Baltimore Ravens (2006-14), Detroit Lions (2015-17) and the Philadelphia Eagles (2018). Read More »

Florida vs. LSU live stream: Watch SEC Tournament Semifinal

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Florida is 43-17 all-time in the NCAA Tournament with six straight Round of 32 appearances (2011-14, 2017-18) as the Gators did not make the field in 2015-16. LSU fell 76-73 to the Florida Gators after dropping at 10-point halftime lead. Auburn's Jared Harper didn't attempt a single free throw in the first half. Read More »

Zinedine Zidane sends a message to Gareth Bale ahead of the summer

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With new Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane having had his first training session with his squad since his return to Los Blancos , here is what reportedly transpired. Zidane's squad only omits one player due to a tactical decision, and that is Jesus Vallejo , otherwise the coach has selected everyone who is available to play. Read More »

Fantastic Messi hat-trick blows away Betis

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In the 85th, Barcelona's all-time leading scorer used one touch of his left boot to float the ball from the left side of the box over goalkeeper Pau Lopez . The Argentina attacker - set to make his worldwide return after nine months away - hit those heights again as he took his LaLiga tally to 29 goals. After Messi's final strike, a brilliant chip from the edge of the box which went in off the underside of the bar, the home fans at the Benito Villamarin Stadium rose as one to hail the ... Read More »

Liverpool veteran Milner: I did the opposite of what Klopp wanted!

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The 26-year-old has been particularly aided by his understanding with fellow Liverpool forwards Salah and Roberto Firmino , with the trio creating a devastating attack in the last two seasons. Fulham's bad defending all season is the reason they are heading back to the Championship after just one season back in the top flight, and the hosts gave Juergen Klopp's men a much-needed gift when goalkeeper Sergio Rico bundled over Mane and Milner secured all three points from the spot. Read More »

Verstappen: "Great for Honda, this is their first podium since 2008"

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We had a little advantage with the tyres but it was satisfying to pressure Lewis even though I couldn't get quite close enough to overtake him. "Yes, I was very happy to overtake Vettel on this hard circuit", Verstappen said. "It's a fantastic performance", Horner said after the race. McLaren failed to live up to its early-season promise, however, and its campaign soon unraveled as the team wound up finishing seventh in the constructors' championship, meaning Alonso's declaration has ... Read More »

Karolina Pliskova At Indian Wells 2019

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Andreescu won the WTA 125s of Newport Beach in January and she played and lost her first WTA final at beginning of the year in Auckland, against Julia Goerges. "I'm not going to the court with any expectations I'm just trying to play". After gritting out a tough three-setter against Andrea Petkovic in the first round, Williams rallied from down a set and two breaks against No. Read More »

The Players Championship 2019 preview: Predictions, picks and upsets

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Moore's ace hit the flagstick on the fly from 121 yards out on the par-3 hole, bringing a sliver of turf with it into the hole, before it nestled in the bottom of the cup. First, let's take a quick look at the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass and then we'll get into how the top players in the world could fare this week, a few more stories that could be entertaining and then I'll give you my official pick for the 2019 edition of The Players Championship . Read More »

Man City hit back to reach FA Cup semis after Swansea scare

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Here you will find all the latest videos from Manchester City , including, all Premier League goals, highlights, behind-the-scenes footage, training and much more. Sergio Aguero was then in an offside position when he scored the victor in the 88th minute, but the Video Assistant Referee was not in use as the game was not being played at a Premier League ground. Read More »

FSU tops Virginia, moves to ACC hoops final

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No. 4 seed Florida State will take on No. 3 Duke on Saturday, March 16 in Charlotte , N.C.in the ACC tournament championship game. He bounced right back up in traffic for the kind of play that only he can make with his athleticism and size. Read More »

Former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel signs player agreement with AAF

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The quarterback's rights belonged to San Antonio of the spring league, but that team declined to sign him and Manziel then was free to join any of the other seven clubs. Information from The Associated Press was used in this report . Polian also said he believes Manziel will benefit from "the coaching and mentorship" of Memphis coach Mike Singletary. Read More »

FA Cup Report: Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United 16 March

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We've got to think about the longevity as well, who's going to fit in personality-wise. With that in mind, here is how we think Man United will line up against Wolves on Saturday. Every team has quality and we can not win all the time. Before that comes a key FA Cup quarter-final at Wolves on Saturday evening - a match Romelu Lukaku could join the likes of Alexis Sanchez , Ashley Young and Juan Mata in missing. Read More »

Sreesanth thanks SC for setting aside BCCI’s life ban

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Sreesanth had earlier claimed in the top court that the life ban was "completely unfair" and the Delhi Police had "continuously tortured" him in custody to extract confession of his involvement in the case. "It is a welcome move by the Supreme Court that they have instructed BCCI to have a re-look at Sreesanth's ban". However, in two months, the High Court allowed BCCI's appeal and restored the ban. Read More »

Manchester City success judged on winning Champions League - Guardiola

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Klopp's Liverpool are fighting for Premier League and Champions League silverware after splashing the cash on Alisson, Fabinho , Naby Keita and Xherdan Shaqiri in the off-season. "That will not happen this year, for sure". City face a hectic schedule following next week's worldwide break, including three games against Tottenham in the space of just 11 days. Read More »

ATP Indian Wells - Saturday Schedule: Thiem or Raonic to face Federer

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There was a shadow hanging over the blockbuster showdown however, after oft-injured Nadal needed treatment to have supportive tape applied to his right knee in his victory over Khachanov. "Overall I'm very pleased with that performance", said Federer, who has reached the final four without dropping a set, winning 38 of his 39 service games. Read More »