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India World Cup team to be announced on April 15

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The selection committee will meet in Mumbai to pick the Indian squad and Virat Kohli , the captain of RCB will be in Mumbai and will attend the meeting next Monday. "I don't see the IPL having any influence on World Cup selection". Various players have developed as contenders for the No.4 space. Vijay Shankar is another player who could be looked at as an option considering that he has been looking to bat up in the order for Sunrisers Hyderabad in this IPL. Read More »

Red Wings to pick sixth in NHL Draft, Devils to pick first

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In recent seasons, only one draft had a true coin flip with the top pick. When you mix those forwards with the potential of adding forwards; Joe Veleno, Evgeny Svechnikov , defencemen Filip Hronek , Dennis Cholowski , Jared McIsaac and whoever the team drafts this summer to the lineup, we start to once again see the sun begin to shine through the thick clouds over Detroit. Read More »

Magic Johnson abruptly resigns as Lakers' president

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He said he had already made up his mind to step down from the post, but kept the news to himself until he spoke to reporters Tuesday night. Buss didn't attend the Lakers' season finale, although Johnson waited by the executive parking area at Staples Center in hopes of seeing her. Read More »

Muguruza in Monterrey Open final, beats Rybarikova

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Azarenka, who was playing in her first singles final as a mom, needed treatment on her leg between sets, then called it a day after the fourth game and 66 minutes of play. "So I'm just really happy to be through to the finals once again, and I've been feeling great this week". "I would love him to be here to share this with me because it is special". Read More »

Magic Johnson Stepped Down As Lakers President Of Basketball Operations

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Johnson pointed out that he was forced to sacrifice a lot in the title and was exhausted of being punished by the NBA for speaking to other teams' players or commenting on basketball matters on social media. "Injuries really hurt us, but I enjoyed working with Jeanie". The Lakers improved, Luke Walton appeared to be the right coach for the job, and they had promising young assets to lure in free agents or bundle in a trade for a superstar. Read More »

Maple Leafs using final game against Habs to fine tune for playoffs

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It would be too torturous an exercise to see his minus-5 performance play out again, to revisit the third-period collapse where Toronto's one-goal lead evaporated with Gardiner on the ice for all three of Boston's unanswered goals. He will be paired with Travis Dermott to begin the series. Gardiner has his detractors, but the puck more often than not moves out of the Toronto with more fluidity when he is on the ice. Read More »

Ibrahimovic is excited by United against Barcelona

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Having been at Manchester United earlier in his career, he reflected on what it was like to play at Old Trafford and to have Ole Gunner Solskjaer as a teammate. "I went from being kid to an adult here, I had my first experiences as a professional and some insane experiences off the pitch". "I think all my experiences and over the years with Barcelona , watching and admiring the team, the quality they've got you look at what you'll do against them and we're ready". Read More »

Aaron Rodgers Calls B/R Story 'Smear Attack'

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Rodgers added that fans need to have an extra understanding of the situation McCarthy is in, continuing to live in Green Bay the year after being fired from the most prominent job in Wisconsin next to the state's governor. We spent time together. As for the relationship with head coach Mike McCarthy , Rodgers said even in disagreements, the sides agreed to move forward together, which included shaking hands and telling each other "I love you" and added there was no "festering years of ... Read More »

A year after epic upset, UMBC congratulates Virginia on their title

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It was a big moment of redemption for UVA after losing in the first round of 2018, despite being the top-ranked team that year. Brandone Francis missed a 3 on the other end, and Virginia pulled away - the first time this game felt remotely comfortable, even after Guy made a 3 to give the Cavs a 10-point lead with 10:22 left in regulation. Read More »

Manchester United's hopes of knocking out Barcelona hampered by City

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But the team has somewhat struggled in the top European competition after winning four times in a decade from 2006-15. And to make matters worse for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side, they have been forced to play the second leg away - something which history shows is a disadvantage in the competition's knock-out stages. Read More »

Pellegrini: West Ham were like zombies in first half

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Hazard has so far stalled on signing a new deal with the west London outfit despite an offer being on the table. Kovacic is now on a season-long loan with Chelsea while Colombian Rodriguez is coming towards the end of his two-year loan spell with Bayern Munich. Read More »

USA nixes deal for Major League Baseball to sign Cuban players

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U.S. President Barack Obama attend the game after being the first sitting president to visit Cuba in 88 years. The move essentially overturns an agreement reached between Major League Baseball and the Cuban federation in December after three years of negotiation under which Cuban players would have had a safe, legal path to playing professionally in the United States. Read More »

Ducks fall short against Baylor in Final Four

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But after Oregon's 67-72 loss to Baylor in the Final Four on Friday, Ionescu chose to come back for one final shot at the National Championship. The two-time champions won their 28th straight game, exerting themselves defensively down the stretch. Read More »

Duke investigating Michael Avenatti’s claims Zion Williamson’s mom was paid by Nike

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At that same time, Avenatti was also separately charged in a second federal case in Los Angeles for embezzling a client's money "in order to pay his own expenses and debts", according to prosecutors. "If I'm lying or the docs are not legit, I challenge @ nike to issue a [statement] claiming no bribes were ever paid", he added . The "celebrity" attorney is also facing his own legal troubles, after being arrested last month for allegedly trying to extort more than $20 million from ... Read More »

3 mind-blowing stats from Liverpool's Premier League season so far

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Liverpool have won their last five matches in all competitions and are top of the Premier League following wins over Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur; although Manchester City have a game in hand. The last-eight draw against Porto , whom Liverpool demolished 5-0 in the first leg of their last-16 meeting in the Estadio do Dragao last season, was viewed as a favourable one for Liverpool . Read More »

Fassi Posts Historic Finish At Augusta National

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She played her final six holes in five-under, a streak matched by only two Masters champions in that tournament's history. During the 2018 Masters, his first at the helm, Ridley announced the formation of the Augusta National Women's Amateur, trumpeting that the females were "vital to the future of golf" and that the event will have a "long-lasting impact on the game". Read More »

Former Sun Paul Westphal Elected to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

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Among those nominated and not inducted in 2019 are former MI and National Basketball Association great Chris Webber , former Detroit Pistons big man Ben Wallace and Bucks forward Marques Johnson . He is also a four-time NBA All-Star (1977, 1978, 1981, 1982) and the recipient of the 1983 NBA Sixth Man Award. His greatest season in Cleveland came during the 1974-75 campaign when he coached the team in a season deemed the "Miracle of Richfield". Read More »

Antonio Brown, JuJu engage in Twitter war of words

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The fumble, which came late in the fourth quarter, allowed the Saints to hang on for a 31-28 win and ultimately dashed the Steelers' playoff chances. That apparently was too much for Smith-Schuster, who began his response by quoting Brown's "keep your emotions off the internet" line. On a first-and-10, Smith-Schuster caught an eight-yard pass from Ben Roethlisberger , only to lose control of the ball while being tackled. Read More »

Bernd Leno reacts to Arsenal’s 1-0 loss to Everton

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The Blues did tie Zouma to a six-year contract prior to letting him leave for Stoke in 2017 , with there a desire on their part to secure his potential. Silva hailed his players after the game and paid tribute to the club's fans for creating a stirring atmosphere at Goodison Park. Emery has Bernd Leno in goal, while in defence he opts for Sokratis and Nacho Monreal, while Shkodran Mustafi also plays. Read More »

Coutinho: My Head Is Exclusively in Barcelona

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But it won't make any difference to me. And he believes United can use that as inspiration to go and spring a surprise by knocking out one of the favourites. "I know that Liverpool supporters will be with us at United ". "I'm happy. I wanted to play in Spain and I'm at the best club in Spain", he said. Read More »

Paris Saint-Germain striker in contention for worse miss of 2019

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I thought that the defender was maybe going to take the ball and, after, I hesitated to take the ball, I asked myself if I was offside and everything went very quickly. Reaction from Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel after his side were forced to come from behind to earn a 2-2 draw with Strasbourg in Ligue 1 on Sunday. Read More »

Windies paceman claims IPL best 6-12 on debut

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MI captain Rohit Sharma , who has not been putting up a great show in IPL 2019 was the first wicket to fall as he made 11 off 14 balls. In his following over, the 22-year-old got rid of Vijay Shankar to leave Hyderabad at 43/3 in seven overs and spice up the contest. Read More »

Kim leads Texas Open after Spieth shoots 73

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Kim started badly with a bogey but recovered immediately from that with a birdie at the second before adding further gains at the seventh and 10th. The second round of the Valero Texas Open featured a hole-in-one from the very top of the leaderboard . Read More »

Bucks Wrap Up Top Seed After Win Over Sixers

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He played for the Detroit Pistons, Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns before this season. "I'm very proud of the team". Antetokounmpo scored 45 points and added 13 rebounds and six assists in a 128-22 victory over the 76ers. 76ers coach Brett Brown said. "Hopefully, we can keep getting better and we can reach our goals - that is, to win the championship". Now that they have clinched the top spot, the Bucks will likely rest Antetokounmpo for a game. Read More »

Lucky KL Rahul survives as MS Dhoni produces another masterpiece

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The task of defending 26 runs in the last over was assigned to Scott Kuggeleijn , who did it in style and bolstered his team's position on the points table . Chasing a 161-run target, Kings XI looked set to chase the target at the halfway mark. However, Dhoni and Rayudu soon shifted gears to score 44 runs from the remaining three overs and fire Super Kings to a challenging total. Read More »

New Zealand men off to winning start at Hong Kong Sevens

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Ravouvou's second would give New Zealand the lead once more before halftime, the Kiwis going into the break 21-14 ahead. England's Dan Norton became the leading try scorer in the history of the tournament as he helped his team beat Wales 36-19, breaking the record set by Collins Injera at the 2017 event. Read More »

IPL 2019: Andre Russell special stuns RCB

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He has been hitting a lot of sixes and he is doing well for his team. Further in these 77 balls, he has hit 22 sixes and 12 fours. They still required 53 with three overs remaining, yet somehow got home with two balls to spare as Russell blasted 49 not out from 19 balls , with the aid of four sixes and as many fours. Read More »

Bleacher Report's Tyler Dunne Talks 'What Happened in Green Bay' Article

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McCarthy had been offensive coordinator of the San Francisco 49ers when they passed on Rodgers in favor of Alex Smith. "We won't make it through the first half of that week without him saying something". McCarthy denied those claims and refuted other aspects of the article to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero on Thursday. "I wouldn't even know where to start and stop with the article", McCarthy said. Read More »

Liverpool Winning The Premier League Would Be Good For English Football

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The final score meant Liverpool moved back above Manchester City at the top of the standings, two points clear having played one more game than the reigning champion. I've never felt so sure that Liverpool were going to win the game. Southampton were left angry that Salah was not flagged offside in the build-up, but the ball eventually fell for Trent Alexander-Arnold and his in-swinging cross was met too powerfully with his head by Keita for Gunn to keep out. Read More »

Bryce Harper turns heel in return to D.C.

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It was all Harper in the lead-up, for the days and hours before he was booed, mercilessly, and finished 3 for 5 with a single, double, home run and three RBI. Phillies: LHP Tommy Hunter, on the 10-day injured list with a strained right forearm, was getting "a series of tests" in Philadelphia on Tuesday, manager Gabe Kapler said. Read More »