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Hart focused on West Ham, not England Hart focused on West Ham, not England
- April 10, 2018

This had been another lacklustre performance, but Joe Hart took two strides to his left to produce a superb one-handed save on to the post to preserve West Ham's point that surely ends the Blues' hopes of Champions League football next season. (more...)
Conte says West Ham draw sums up Chelsea's season Conte says West Ham draw sums up Chelsea's season
- April 09, 2018

Chelsea's utter dominance was eventually rewarded nine minutes before the interval, when Morata's knock down found Azpilicueta inside the six-yard box and the Spaniard took a touch before prodding past a static Hart. It was only a temporary reprieve for West Ham as Conte's men took a 36th-minute lead from the resulting short corner. Then we concede two shots and concede a goal. (more...)
Antonio Conte makes startling admission about Chelsea Antonio Conte makes startling admission about Chelsea
- April 09, 2018

Although he has one more year on his contract, few expect to see him in charge of Chelsea come August. Antonio Conte has told Chelsea to be realistic about the prospect of playing in the Europa League next season. "In every season you have to share responsibility for the final result", he said. Chelsea players did their warm-up wearing shirts bearing the number eight, the same number Wilkins wore when he played for the club. (more...)
'Maybe it's me' - Guardiola laments City lapses 'Maybe it's me' - Guardiola laments City lapses
- April 09, 2018

Pep Guardiola has defended his system at Manchester City , arguing they have demonstrated their ability to compete with the best this season. As a result Klopp and a player will travel to Manchester on Monday afternoon to fulfil their press conference obligations at the City Football Academy before travelling back to Merseyside to train-of which the first 15 minutes are open to the media. (more...)
Liverpool splutter without Salah in Everton stalemate Liverpool splutter without Salah in Everton stalemate
- April 08, 2018

With the first half ending goalless, the second half appeared to be heading in a similar vein with neither side really threatening until the seventeenth minute mark. Of course not. I am completely happy. And despite their healthy league position, that means there is little scope for taking their foot off the pedal when they go to Goodison Park. (more...)
Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Al Iaquinta Official for UFC 223 Main Event
- April 07, 2018

After a series of plot twists befitting a Broadway production, the UFC had hoped to bring clarity to its disorderly lightweight division with Saturday's UFC 223 fight card in Brooklyn, but it will be overshadowed by one man not on it - Conor McGregor . (more...)
UFC star Conor McGregor turns himself in after alleged bus attack UFC star Conor McGregor turns himself in after alleged bus attack
- April 07, 2018

Conor was set in front of a judge today where he was let off on bail and able to travel back to his home country of Ireland. The Irish fighter had handed himself in to police after footage emerged appearing to show him throwing a railing at a rival's bus at a UFC media event on Thursday. (more...)
Ravens Sign Robert Griffin III to a 1-Year Deal Ravens Sign Robert Griffin III to a 1-Year Deal
- April 05, 2018

He was the starting QB of record in the only win in the Hue Jackson era in Cleveland, though RGIII did leave that game - against the Chargers in 2016 - with an injury too. The quarterback, 28, will serve as a veteran back-up to starter Joe Flacco following a whole year out of the sport after he was released by the Cleveland Browns in March. (more...)
Patriots trade receiver Brandin Cooks to Rams for first-round pick Patriots trade receiver Brandin Cooks to Rams for first-round pick
- April 05, 2018

The Rams had been trying to acquire Cooks for more than a year. According to ESPN , the Patriots attempted to re-sign Cooks before talks broke off, and the Rams now will continue those talks with the intent to sign Cooks to a long-term deal. (more...)
The More Women's Sports Are Covered, The More Popular They Will Be The More Women's Sports Are Covered, The More Popular They Will Be
- April 05, 2018

The Dashers went 26-2 and won their first Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association title that season, when she was chosen for the McDonald's all-American Game. They knew, in spite of the impressive odds stacked against them, that they were going to beat UConn . "Ice water in her veins", said Bartel. "She is an All-American". (more...)
Deontay Wilder says he's ready to fight Anthony Joshua next in UK Deontay Wilder says he's ready to fight Anthony Joshua next in UK
- April 04, 2018

In the days and weeks leading up to the historic fight, Joshua frequently mentioned how he "could not afford" to lose - and as a final reminder, before making his third stadium ring walk in less than a year, he took in a fight considered to be one of the greatest upsets in sporting history. (more...)
Irish Stun Bulldogs on late Bucket, 61-58 Irish Stun Bulldogs on late Bucket, 61-58
- April 03, 2018

The junior guard floated in a 3-pointer from the corner with 0.1 seconds left, lifting Notre Dame to its second women's basketball title with a thrilling comeback victory over Mississippi State . And not even William would do that. "I was kind of falling toward the baseline", Ogunbowale said. Notre Dame recovered the resulting loose ball. (more...)
Conte Can't Wait To leave Chelsea - Vialli Conte Can't Wait To leave Chelsea - Vialli
- April 03, 2018

Pochettino, yet to win a trophy with Tottenham , said: "After 28 years it is important to win here". Chelsea currently find themselves in fifth place and now eight points off Tottenham in fourth - and a crucial Champions League place. (more...)
Haniger, Gordon homer in Mariners' win over Indians Haniger, Gordon homer in Mariners' win over Indians
- April 03, 2018

The Mariners went from tied at 2-2 entering the inning and leading 5-2 by the end of it. Atlanta's David Freitas , right, got the ball from his first major league hit from Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Cesar Hernandez on August 30. (more...)
Popovich waiting on Leonard's own team of doctors for clearance Popovich waiting on Leonard's own team of doctors for clearance
- April 02, 2018

Time is running out on Leonard's chances of returning to the active roster this season, and optimism has waned that Leonard will play in any of the Spurs' six remaining regular-season games or join them in the Western Conference playoffs. After briefly being out of the playoff race, San Antonio is now the fourth spot (44-32) in the Western Conference following the winning streak. "I've been through it", Tony Parker told reporters recently . (more...)
Watch Astros Opening Day vs Watch Astros Opening Day vs
- April 02, 2018

Luis Severino (1-0) pitched 5 2/3 scoreless innings for the Yankees , who won their opener for the first time since 2011. The Texas Rangers are still trying 2½ seasons after getting Hamels. The 35-year-old Verlander (2017 Astros: 5 - 0, 1.06 ERA, 34 IP, 43 strikeouts) was traded to the Astros late in the 2017 season and ended up being a huge component of their World Series victory. (more...)
LeBron James passes Michael Jordan with 867th straight double-digit game LeBron James passes Michael Jordan with 867th straight double-digit game
- April 02, 2018

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) shoots over the defense of New Orleans Pelicans forward Darius Miller (21) during the second half at Quicken Loans Arena. Behind James and Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is third on the double-digit streak list (787 games). No active player is within 600 games of James' record, but he wouldn't bite when asked Friday if he thought it was a record that would never been broken. (more...)
Cavaliers get Love back from injury Cavaliers get Love back from injury
- April 01, 2018

New Orleans ranks third in blocks per game (5.9) while Cleveland ranks 28th (3.9). Their only loss during this stretch came against the Miami Heat. Cleveland is 23 in rebounding with 42 caroms a night while the team stands 10 with 23.5 assists per contest. The Cleveland Cavaliers got some good news before their matchup with the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday, with Kevin Love returning. (more...)
Joel Embiid Taken to Hospital After Collision with Markelle Fultz Joel Embiid Taken to Hospital After Collision with Markelle Fultz
- April 01, 2018

Embiid went to the ground clutching his face on the way down. Embiid posted from the hospital to his Instagram story , captioning the post " not good ", leaving Philadelphia Sixers fans to hope for updates . If that's the case, he will have finished playing 63 games and averaging 22.9 points, 11.0 rebounds, 3.2 assists, and 1.8 blocks per game on 48.3 percent shooting from the field and 30.8 percent shooting from beyond the arc. (more...)
Josh McDaniels Explains Why He Did Not Take Colts Head Coaching Job Josh McDaniels Explains Why He Did Not Take Colts Head Coaching Job
- March 30, 2018

McDaniels did have high praise for general manager Chris Ballard, for what it's worth, and said making that phone call to tell him he was bailing was a hard one. The lone outlier... they ranked fourth in 2014. In his first three seasons Waddle started 24 games with the Detroit Lions at right tackle. That year, they ranked first in both points and yards by a large margin. (more...)