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by | May 28, 2017 | 02:14

England left Chris Woakes out as a precaution for the second Royal London Series one-day worldwide against South Africa , recalling Jake Ball in his place. Stokes received reprieves off his first two deliveries. Quinton de Kock, Hashim Amla , Faf du Plessis and AB de Villiers are all in the top 11 ODI batsman in the world and may well be on form on the south coast.

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:03

Celtic fired back nearly immediately when the ball broke to Stuart Armstrong on the edge of the Aberdeen area and he struck a low shot past Joe Lewis to level the scores. Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers has praised Derek McInnes ahead of the Scottish Cup final with Aberdeen on Saturday. Celtic fans traditionally gather at the club's Parkhead stadium to greet the players after a cup final victory.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:13

After six spectacular matchups, the Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators have come down to the final showdown for the Eastern Conference's representation in the Stanley Cup Final . "We had a tremendous amount of belief in ourselves that we deserved every game that we got to play this late into May". "It is a great opportunity", said Crosby of heading back to the finals.

by | May 25, 2017 | 00:59

Rory McIlroy will sit out the European Tour flagship event next week to make sure a recurring rib injury heals. "Some of the bunkers that were very penal before are now more playable". A lot of top-class players did the same thing, and Sawgrass is the kind of course that tempts you into those sorts of scores and mistakes. The European Tour reported their Chief Executive Keith Pelley said "There is no question that Rory will be missed at the BMW PGA Championship but his healthy is the ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:00

As easy at it may be to overlook the obvious, life can be just a messy for a Tour player as it is for anyone else. Billy Horschel let his wife do the talking after his show of emotion during Sunday's PGA Tour victory, his first in three years.

by | May 22, 2017 | 16:03

Andres Villas-Boas' Chinese Super League team Shanghai SIPG were initially scheduled to take part but have now pulled out, with Palace agreeing to step in at a late stage after they secured top-flight safety under Sam Allardyce. Otherwise I'd have been pondering too much. Allardyce, who has since found work with Crystal Palace, was recorded mocking his predecessor on camera and he admits the episode was "embarrassing" and he's yet to speak to Hodgson to explain himself.

by | May 22, 2017 | 16:02

The American increased his shareholding - through his company Kroenke Sports Enterprise - to 67.05 per cent of the club with a purchase of 23 ordinary shares in May 2016, the Sky news said. "I respect Stan Kroenke a lot". Kroenke, though, could face a battle to win back the trust of those supporters who believe a change is needed in the boardroom.

by | May 20, 2017 | 01:16

We will try to move on and finish the season the best way and still fight". Tottenham are nearly nailed-on to finish second in the table, which would be an improvement on a year ago, but Pochettino and his side will still feel as though they have fallen at the last once again.

by | May 20, 2017 | 01:02

Anaheim gave up a two-goal lead in the third period, but still had enough in the tank to defeat Nashville Predators 3-2 in overtime. Forsberg tied it up with his third goal in as many games. The Anaheim Ducks look for another victory here to move one game away from their first NHL Final since 2006-07. Each, in fact, closed it out in the Game 6.

by | May 20, 2017 | 01:00

Almirola was originally airlifted to a nearby hospital at the time of the crash but remained awake and alert throughout the process. "I'm pretty pissed off about it, to be honest with you", Almirola said. When I stand up it feels better because it elongates the spine. "The springs are actually tethered in, but when the auto came back to the garage area, the springs were not upright in the spring buckets, so I'm not 100 percent sure", Almirola said.

by | May 20, 2017 | 00:57

She was banned from the sport after testing positive for meldonium, which was added to the World Anti-Doping Agency's banned list at the start of 2016. While this ended her hopes of qualifying on merit for Wimbledon's main draw, a decision on whether she is granted a main draw spot will be taken on June 20, according to reports.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:38

Australia's other two Pool D opponents are likely to be either Fiji or Samoa from Oceania and either the United States of America or Canada from the Americas qualifying competition. Scotland were grouped with Ireland and Japan in Pool A for the 2019 tournament along with a European qualifier - Romania now top the rankings - and a cross-continental play-off victor.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:24

For Manchester United it's more important to win titles than to finish top four. You know what we have been working on all season? We know that if we lose the final we won't play in the Champions League next season. Mourinho admitted in his post-match interview on Sky Sports that he wished his side didn't have to play any more Premier League matches this season due to their European commitments.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:24

And the 21-year-old is also comfortably the youngest victor of the so-called "fifth major" - surpassing the record set by former world number one Adam Scott, who was 23 when he won in 2004. Poulter admitted afterwards that he was keen to play a number of European Tour events this summer, and he will join the likes of Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson and Justin Rose in a star-studded field for the first of seven Rolex Series tournaments.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:28

Goals from Victor Wanyama and Harry Kane gave the Lilywhites a 2-0 lead and though Wayne Rooney pulled one back for the visitors, Pochettino's mean held on for a win which guarantees second place - Tottenham's highest league finish since 1963.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:41

Keep laughing.' It was a amusing thing, because I was the only one that couldn't lift it and I was struggling to lift it. But I think the one thing that I'm really trying to focus on is just trying to get stronger. Durant's point is sound. The big man skipped the bench press because of a wrist injury (and surely would have put up at least one rep), but put up better numbers than Durant at several other drills.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:40

Boston arrived in Washington for Game 6 all in black and it backfired on them as John Wall and company played with a lot of emotion as their backs were to the, well, wall. Almost all of the offensive credit for the Celtics' strong Game 6 play, despite the loss, goes to their starters. The first quarter ended with the Celtics up 27-23.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:38

Mourinho shrugged off any disappointment surrounding a probable sixth-place finish for his EFL Cup winners - United have not finished lower since David Moyes' shambolic tenure in the 2013-14 season. "I can not go to Manchester City or Arsenal and put out five kids at the same time altogether". Liverpool were given 10,236 tickets for last season's Europa League against Sevilla at Basle's 35,000-capacity St Jakob-Park.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:34

Arsenal now sit just one point behind fourth placed Liverpool , Wenger admitted that he will be supporting West Ham when they face Jurgen Klopp's side on Sunday night. An emphatic 4-1 win at Stoke kept the Gunners in contention for a top four finish and a 21st consecutive season of elite European football. During Saturday's match there was some delightful play from Arsenal , not least when Alexis Sanchez combined with Mesut Ozil - two players with uncertain futures - as the latter put ...

by | May 15, 2017 | 11:29

Stenhouse on Saturday ousted Dale Earnhardt Jr. off the pole during the knockout qualifier. "We didn't run many laps inside the Top 5 or Top 10 all day because the auto just really didn't have a lot of speed doubled-up with everybody side-by-side", Earnhardt said.

by | May 15, 2017 | 11:26

The " Celtics " will be the first chance to close down the opposition and come to Cleveland. Washington scored the first four points of the game, likely leading to some sentiment of "here we go again", but Boston quickly responded with a 16-0 run to send TD Garden into a frenzy.

by | May 14, 2017 | 03:22

That sees them on a path to winning the double when they meet Arsenal in the FA Cup final, something that should still be considered a massive achievement. A big win. Now we need to do another step. Chelsea's English defender Gary Cahill (left) gives the captain's armband to Chelsea's English defender John Terry during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Middlesbrough at Stamford Bridge in London on Tuesday.

by | May 14, 2017 | 03:12

I am a Bournemouth player now, we have done well in the past couple of seasons and we want to get as many points as we can in these last two games to finish in the top half of the table. - Sam Vokes scored his ninth Premier League goal of the season - only Danny Ings (11, in 2014-15) has scored more in a single campaign for the Clarets .

by | May 14, 2017 | 03:09

Warner remained unbeaten on 69 (52 balls, 9 fours ), while Vijay Shankar walked back with 63 (44 balls, 9 fours ) against his name. Skipper David Warner and fellow opener Shikhar Dhawan, the top two run-getters this IPL, have nearly 1,000 runs between them in 12 matches while Bhuvneshwar Kumar with 23 wickets is way ahead of the field.

by | May 14, 2017 | 03:08

Hoeness says he has already personally told Leipzig's billionaire backer, Red Bull's co-founder Dietrich Mateschitz, that RB can only break Bayern's monopoly of the Bundesliga with more experience in their ranks. The 28-year-old's first strike was his 150th goal in the Bundesliga - 76 of them for Bayern - and for good measure he made it 151 in German league football with his second of the day.

by | May 14, 2017 | 03:07

Iannetta's manager Torey Lovullo said that the catcher's top lip had been split open by the impact of the ball and the player had been taken from the park to the hospital for further examination. Goldschmidt suffered a broken wrist when he was struck by a pitch from Ernesto Frieri on August 1, 2014, and the D-Backs got McCutchen in the back in the ninth inning the next day, forcing him onto the disabled list.

by | May 12, 2017 | 02:30

With Manchester United set to host Celta Vigo in the second leg of the Europa League semifinals on Thursday (3 p.m. ET, FS1), Mourinho has called the match "the most important match of our history". "I think he's always coming up with plenty of excuses over the last few months", Keane said, as reported by the Daily Mail . Spanish side Celta have never reached a continental final of any stripe, but Mourinho says there will be no difference between the teams when it comes to their will to ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 01:25

His lawyer said that until then Justice Karnan wants interim bail for himself. Justice CS Karnan had apparently checked out of a Chennai guest house without even paying his bills after the Supreme Court order. After Justice Karnan went on a warpath with the Supreme Court, the seven-judge bench initiated contempt of court proceedings against him after he persistently levelled allegations of corruption against Madras High Court chief justice and other judges.

by | May 10, 2017 | 03:42

From James Harden on down, the Rockets emphasized the importance of having a pedal-to-the-medal mentality from here on out. In Game 1 , San Antonio allowed 28 points in transition. With Harden on the floor and the shooting that surrounds him, this series could flip quickly. I'm going to keep my faith and, of course, I'm going to be there for my family.

by | May 09, 2017 | 08:04

The timing of the deal has also raised eyebrows with the rivals set to go head-to-head in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final on Wednesday. Foot Mercato quoted the agent saying: "The boy will decide where he wants to go". In addition, the prospect of a move to Real could be dented by Atletico's reluctance to do business with their biggest rivals.