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Naomi Osaka Hits Back At Critics After Thrilling Comeback Win In Stuttgart

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Florida-based Osaka will remain in Europe to have the injury assessed. "Petra is a great player, so I am looking forward to it", said Bertens. "It's an ab strain, something that I've had before". "Even though it is bad that I got injured here, I am happy that it happened at the beginning of the clay season, and not in Rome where it is really close to the French Open ". Read More »

Hardik Pandya & KL Rahul fined for comments about women

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The ombudsman has also mentioned in a report that if the players don't deposit the amount in the next four weeks, the BCCI might subtract it from their match fees. The BCCI said the players had shown regret and apologised for the comments but that they had to "make amends". The two tendered unconditional apologies and their ban was provisionally lifted pending an inquiry. Read More »

Baylor women’s basketball team visits Trump

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Baylor women's basketball head coach Kim Mulkey , third from left, presents a jersey to President Trump as he welcomed members of the Baylor women's basketball team, who are the 2019 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball National Champions, to the Oval Office of the White House on April 29, 2019 . Read More »

Portland hits the road: Blazers vs. Nuggets Western Conference Semifinals schedule

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Popovich, in typical Popovich fashion, didn't have a lot to say about the game's final seconds. We all know that Damian Lillard has been the star of the 2019 National Basketball Association playoffs so far. I was surprised people stayed. Rudy Gay had 21 points for San Antonio, while DeRozan and Bryn Forbes each added 19. The sellout crowd of 19,725 was filled with anxiety when the Nuggets shot 29.2 percent in the fourth quarter, allowing the Spurs to almost come all the way back from a ... Read More »

Bucks expecting another hard-fought matchup with Celtics | AP sports

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We'll start with the Eastern Conference and breakdown one series which started early, as the Toronto Raptors defended their home court by rolling past the Philadelphia 76ers . Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. With games starting this week it will be exciting to see who comes out on top. But he also said that this was the idea all along. Read More »

John Stones believes Manchester City must rely on their older heads

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Burnley striker Ashley Barnes has joked that he has been given extra incentive to score against Manchester City due to a text message he received from Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp . "It's so important, we controlled very well Barnes and Wood, we conceded two or three free-kicks and we controlled our position, the pitch was so dry and hard to move the ball about, and three more points with two games left - an important victory yes". Read More »

In QB Jarrett Stidham, Patriots have bought a fourth-round lottery ticket

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Stidham, chosen with the 133rd overall pick in the fourth round, has developable traits. This past season as a junior he threw for 2,794 yards, 18 touchdowns, and five interceptions as Auburn went 8-5. Brady is 41 years old but shows very few signs of slowing down. Stidham's journey to the National Football League took a few unexpected detours. "I think there's different things that happen throughout the season, and I think myself, Coach [Gus] Malzahn, Coach [Chip] Lindsey, if we were all ... Read More »

West Ham hurt CL-chasing Spurs

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They arrived fresh and ready to compete, for us it is completely different. "I think we did not manage the ball properly". However, Antonio kicked things up a gear nearly on his own at times in the second half and made the difference for his side, injecting power and desire into the Hammers' attack and causing Spurs' backline all sorts of problems to capitalise on the hosts' lack of initiative. Read More »

Trump sends support to National Football League draft pick who called Kaepernick a 'clown'

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President Trump took to Twitter Saturday morning to congratulate Ohio State edge rusher Nick Bosa on being chosen second overall by the San Francisco 49ers during Thursday night's first round of the National Football League draft. Bad decision. I mean, I respect what he's done. "I'm going to be surrounded with people, all different kinds, so I'm going to grow as a person and I'm going to be on my own". Read More »

Leonard scores 45 points, Raptors top 76ers 108-95 in Game 1

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In the Sixers' 108-95 loss to Marc Gasol and the Raptors in Game 1 at Scotiabank Arena Saturday night ( see observations ), that was not the case. "It was great", Raptors coach Nick Nurse said of containing Embiid. I'm struggling with this number if we're being completely honest and this is the one series of the four that I don't have a strong feeling about, but I'll eat the chalk if game two if forced to pick. Read More »

Gayle, Russell highlight West Indies squad for WC

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He lasted just one game, however, before pulling out of the series with a knee injury. "Looking at the IPL, he's been scoring a lot of runs, so we're going to use him as a batting allrounder", said Reifer. Other big names to miss out included Dwayne Bravo, who has been in the global wilderness since 2016, and Marlon Samuels . Evin Lewis was also included having sat out the recent series against England because of injury, but Kieron Pollard and Marlon Samuels missed out. Read More »

IPL: Delhi down RCB to reach playoffs

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He has been good against Shikhar Dhawan and thus, Kohli could attack Dhawan with Umesh early in the powerplay overs. But as they fell, and then AB de Villiers , none of the RCB batsmen took responsibility of the chase with regular wickets. Read More »

Czech Footballer Josef Sural Dies In Car Accident

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The club posted on Twitter: "We have learned with deep sorrow that Josef Sural lost his life as a result of an accident carrying seven football players from Alanyaspor". Caulker earned one cap for the Three Lions. The Turkish soccer federation said a minute's silence would be observed for Sural at the start of this week's league games. Read More »

NBA Hall of Famer John Havlicek Dies at 79

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While the club said the cause of Havlicek's death was still uncertain, the Boston Globe , a local daily, said he was suffering from Parkinson's disease. The last player cut by the Browns (all-pro flanker Gary Collins was the player they kept), Havlicek went on to a distinguished career with the Boston Celtics, first as a sixth man and later as a starter. Read More »

Nets’ Jared Dudley, Sixers’ Jimmy Butler fined for Game 4 altercation

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Atkinson's minutes distribution needs to be better in order to give his team the opportunity to avoid an early hole; Brooklyn trailed 32-24 after the first quarter in Game 3, and never held the lead again. "I know these guys are going to go at me because they want me to retaliate, so I've got to be mature when I'm on the court and just stay cool and not react", Embiid said. Read More »

England's Alex Hales banned for recreational drug use

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Hales is expected to feature for England at the Cricket World Cup this summer, with their next ODI against Ireland on May 3 before a five-match ODI series and Twenty20 worldwide against Pakistan. A spokesperson for the European Central Bank said: "We can't comment on this matter". As per the rules, the name of the player is not made public in case he fails the test once. Read More »

Warriors v Rockets: Three things that will decide semi-final series

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Game 1 is Sunday at 3:30 ET on ABC. This game feels like it will come down to the wire. And even though the Clippers went on to win later that night, the Rockets are moving forward as if Golden State winning is a forgone conclusion. Technical fouls on Paul and Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni 2.1 seconds apart in the final minute of the third allowed the Warriors to take an 83-76 lead into the final 12 minutes after Durant converted the free throws. Read More »

'I wasn't competing well': Nadal battles back in Barcelona

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In the final of the " Monte Carlo Masters " Fognini in two sets (6:3, 6:4) beat the 48-th racket of the world dušan Lajovic. An 11-time champion in Barcelona , Nadal will next play his fellow Spaniard David Ferrer . But Nadal broke serve immediately at the start of the second set and grew in confidence as the match went on before clinching a 6-7 (7) 6-4 6-2 victory. Read More »

Bucks' Brogdon ruled out for Games 1 and 2 vs. Celts

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He finished the game with nine points, six assists, and a steal, but Brown's most impressive stat was his game-high and career-high 13 rebounds he pulled down. Budenholzer said Brogdon has remained around the team throughout the process. It will be tough to win game one on the road, but far from impossible. Read More »

Ole talks about the future of ‘this’ key Manchester United player

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United suffered their seventh defeat in nine games at home to Manchester City on Wednesday, and Keane did not mince his words when discussing the Red Devils' problems during Sky Sports' coverage of the match. "We do that together, it is not players against managers here". With Ole experimenting with his starting XI due to the bad form the team is in, tactical surprises are more valuable now than they normally are, especially with so much on the line. Read More »

Jets draft Alabama DT Quinnen Williams with No. 3 pick

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That means Buffalo would be looking to swing a trade with the New York Jets , a division rival. A few national NFL draft analysts have said that the Buffalo Bills love Alabama defensive tackle Quinnen Williams . "There was never an offer or a deal that we felt good enough to move back from", Maccagnan said shortly after drafting Quinnen Williams . As a senior, the 6-foot-4, 274-pound tight end was fifth for West Virginia with 26 catches for 366 yards, averaging 14.1 yards per catch, ... Read More »

Leeds United 1 Aston Villa 1: Bielsa gesture secures Blades promotion

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Villa forward Jonathan Kodjia had gone down injured, although Leeds continued to play with the referee opting not to stop play. Then, under orders from Bielsa, when everything had calmed down, Leeds allowed Villa to run up the pitch and score, nearly unopposed - Pontus Jansson made an attempt to stop them. Read More »

National Hockey League apologizes to Vegas for major penalty call

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The call was so detrimental that the National Hockey League apparently reached out to apologize to Vegas GM George McPhee . "It happens, some injuries, but they take care of me", Girard said Thursday ( via NHL.com ) after he practiced wearing a regular jersey for the first time since he was injured on an open-ice hit by Flames forward Sam Bennett. Read More »

Chelsea has had a good season so far- Sarri

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Danny Welbeck suffered a season-ending injury towards the end of past year when he sustained a serious ankle injury while he was playing for the Gunners in the Europa League. Victory for Sarri and co at the Theatre of Dreams will also draw them level with Tottenham, who were beaten 1-0 at home by West Ham yesterday, and Nicol is tipping them to come out on top, saying: "The good thing about this game is Manchester United are so bad and so terrible and not unpredictable, quite frankly, ... Read More »

Steven Smith to leave IPL after RCB game on April 30

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Rajasthan Royals continue to dream, even though the coveted playoffs spot remains a distant one. On the other hand, Rajasthan have four out of 11 games and are on seventh position in the table. Spinners: Two leggies in Shreyas Gopal and Rashid Khan make it to the side as both have been exceptional for their respective sides in not only picking up the wickets but also controlling the flow of runs in the middle overs. Read More »

Benzema out of Real Madrid's trip to Rayo Vallecano

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Definitely, Zinedine Zidane is hoping that Eden Hazard can replicate this season's form at Madrid. He said: "Will I have plenty of power to decide on transfers and signings? No". "I would like to play with Hazard". What a lot of nonsense, man! "We'll have to see how we do things, but our idea is to bolster our attacking options". Read More »

Egypt: PFA Team of the Year - Pogba in - Salah, Hazard Miss Out

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Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has been included in the PFA Premier League Team of the Year , while Chelsea's Eden Hazard is a surprise omission in an XI dominated by Manchester City and Liverpool . It could be argued that Hazard's absence from the team is down to Chelsea's lack of impact on the title chase, with the Blues' struggling to compete for a top-four place towards the end of the season, in a battle against London rivals Tottenham , Arsenal , and also ... Read More »

Is Rafael Nadal losing his grip on clay?

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Their most recent meeting, at the US Open a year ago, may have been on hard courts, but that too was a thriller, decided in Nadal's favour in a fifth-set tie-breaker. I was more lucky today and I got the win... The Austrian, who lost the Roland Garros final to the Spanish great past year, denied Nadal the opportunity to become the first man to capture the same ATP title 12 times. Read More »

PSG star Neymar hit with three game Champions League ban

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Neymar has received a three-match European ban after UEFA handed down its punishment for his actions in the Champions League earlier this season. "The CEDB has made a decision to suspend the Paris Saint-Germain player Neymar Junior for three (3) UEFA competition matches for which he would be otherwise eligible, for insulting match officials", a UEFA statement reads. Read More »