Friday May 26-th, 2017

Mazzarri parts company with Watford Mazzarri parts company with Watford

Watford may finish the season on 40 points, the sacred mark for clubs in the drop zone. The former Inter Milan manager took over a year ago, and despite star striker Odion Ighalo losing form and then moving to China, Mazzarri and his squad managed...

Dirk Kuyt: Former Liverpool hero announces retirement following Feyenoord title triumph Dirk Kuyt: Former Liverpool hero announces retirement following Feyenoord title triumph

Following a career high point of scoring a hat trick and for Feyenoord on Sunday, the 36-year-old footballer feels that this is the right time to step down. In 19 years, the ex-Netherlands worldwide played for Utrecht, Feyenoord , Liverpool and F...

Mechanical issues force Edwin Diaz out of the Mariners' closing job Mechanical issues force Edwin Diaz out of the Mariners' closing job

I know he's disappointed as well. Servais said a committee will be responsible for the ninth inning, including Tony Zych, Nick Vincent, Steve Cishek and Marc Rzepczynski all as options. "We needed to start working now", Diaz said. Diaz will work cl...

Ceferin ends Platini's policy on trophy presentations Ceferin ends Platini's policy on trophy presentations

BT Sport's Twitter account confirmed the news yesterday, saying they will be live streaming the Europa League and Champions League finals on YouTube . The games will also be shown live for free on Freeview for BT Sport Showcase HD, BT TV, Virgin ...

Back to Boston: LeBron, Celtics meet again in postseason Back to Boston: LeBron, Celtics meet again in postseason

The Celtics knew their biggest advantage against the Wizards was on the second unit, and Olynyk made sure he did not pass up that opportunity, leaving the starters out to dry like they did in game six. Thomas, 5-foot-9, is averaging 25.4 points and 6...

Holmes, Stanley share lead at Players Championship Holmes, Stanley share lead at Players Championship

He hit the talk-show circuit and took the ceremonial kick-off at a soccer match between his beloved Real Madrid and Barcelona - all the while wearing the Green Jacket, which he brought with him to Florida this week. They will be chasing a total purse...

Mkhitaryan singled out by Mourinho in Man United training Mkhitaryan singled out by Mourinho in Man United training

Mourinho does now have more options at his disposal, but he has already suggested that he will include a number of youngsters in his Premier League plans if United are able to reach the Europa League final. "Hopefully we can get that confidence t...

Nadal cruises into Madrid final Nadal cruises into Madrid final

He hits so many forehands. He also beat Thiem in the Barcelona final in a much more lopsided contest. I won three trophies on the ground this year. After losing his first three finals of the season - in Melbourne, Acapulco and Miami - Nadal has n...

Kawhi Leonard will play in Game 1 vs Kawhi Leonard will play in Game 1 vs

Kawhi Leonard wanted to play on his sore left ankle on Thursday night. After exercising franchise playoff demons against the Rockets in dramatic fashion, San Antonio recognizes the looming test. Twitter had a field day with Harden's bad performan...

Speculation: The LA Clippers should consider Kyle Lowry if Chris Paul leaves

Making his second start in place of injured point guard Kyle Lowry, Cory Joseph had 20 points and 12 assists for Toronto , which lost in six games against Cleveland a year ago in the Conference Finals. As long as ownership is willing to go over the ...

Rafael Nadal wins 30th Masters title in Madrid

Ronaldo could be seen smiling with joy as Nadal closed out the final set and booking his place in the latter stage of the tournament. He reached the last four in Madrid after Kei Nishikori withdrew before the quarterfinals because of an injury.

Legacies on the line in this latest Penguins-Capitals Game 7 clash

A hit involving Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby is throwing the NHL's concussion protocol under a microscope during the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Not listed is a player's head making secondary contact with the boards, whic...

Mauricio Pochettino sends message to Chelsea fans about Antonio Conte Mauricio Pochettino sends message to Chelsea fans about Antonio Conte

Chelsea won the 2014-15 title under Jose Mourinho, who was sacked for a second time seven months later after the Blues imploded. "We definitely feel we can do something in the Champions League", Fabregas said in The Guardian . Chelsea club capta...

John Wall drains game-winning three, forces Game 7 vs. Celtics

Game Seven will take place in TD Garden in Boston on Monday night and it will take a special effort from the Wizards to break the trend of home-court advantage. That was Game 6 of the Finals when he was in Dallas, but that crucial victory came on...

Draymond Green says he can't respect 'dirty' players like Kelly Olynyk

Washington had no answer to Isaiah Thomas' explosive scoring early in the series, as he totaled 86 points and attempted 56 field goals during Games 1 and 2. Washington threw two - sometimes three - defenders on Thomas during the last two games, ...

Eagles boost McGirt at golf championship Eagles boost McGirt at golf championship

World number three Day had earlier shrugged off a poor finish to his round as he targeted an achievement which proved beyond the likes of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Greg Norman and Jack Nicklaus. Last year, he was inside the top 10 on the leaderboa...

Warriors survive Conference finals opener as Spurs lose Leonard

LaMarcus Aldrige had 28 points for the Spurs, and Leonard had 26 when he went down. Leonard said when asked the question. "Like I said, we've got guys, which is a good thing". Popovich was asked whether he thought Pachulia meant to injure Leonard. ...

Ricky Stenhouse Jr For The Win at Talladega!

Called our security [and] the security guy said, "Take him to Victory Lane". "But, knowing what I know now when we come down pit road and they saw the tire, I'm glad I did because it wouldn't have made it another lap or two". Things did not look good...

Bottas has engine changed after water leak Bottas has engine changed after water leak

It was a tense and gripping battle befitting the closeness of the fight between Formula 1's top teams this season. Ferrari's Finish driver Kimi Raikkonen drives with a broken axel at the Circuit de Catalunya on May 14, 2017 in Montmelo on the outsk...

Golden State Warriors close in on Western Conference final berth

The Golden State Warriors are shooting 37.4 percent from beyond the arc and 81.5 percent from the free throw line. In most Warriors wins it is commonplace for the entirety of the starting rotation to finish with double digit scoring. The Warri...

Final against Juventus will be special, says Zidane Final against Juventus will be special, says Zidane

Oddschecker shows Madrid are slight favourites to prevail at the Principality Stadium and complete a feat never before achieved, winning the Champions League in back-to-back seasons. The hosts fed off a ferocious atmosphere for their final Champi...

Mariners have four-game winning streak snapped Mariners have four-game winning streak snapped

Freeman is batting.074 (2-for-27) and Gosewisch is batting.077 (1-for-13) Dyson's average is plunging toward the Mendoza Line at.202. "I could see him being a good major-league starter", Gibbons said. Steve Pearce hit a three-run home run, Justin S...

Spurs vs. Rockets in Western Conference finals begins Sunday

Last night, May 11, was a no good, terrible, rotten night if you're a Houston Rockets fan. Jonathon Simmons added 18 points in place of Leonard, while Patty Mills chipped in 14 points and seven assists. "I thought it was important to keep spirits ...

NBA COMBINE | Donovan Mitchell combine buzz NBA COMBINE | Donovan Mitchell combine buzz

Among Thursday's other major standouts, Jackson hired an agent on Friday morning - Kevin Bradbury of BDA Sports Management - and in so doing effectively ended his college career following one underwhelming season in a Blue Devils' uniform.

Global cyber attack hits hospitals, schools and companies; India among countries hit Global cyber attack hits hospitals, schools and companies; India among countries hit

At least 16 (and maybe as many as 40 ) NHS organisations across the country were hit by a devastating attack, which shut down computer systems and demanded a ransom. Home Secretary Amber Rudd will chair a Cobra meeting today at 2.30pm. Home Secre...

Thomas scores 53 to power Celtics over Wizards Thomas scores 53 to power Celtics over Wizards

Terry Rozier had a career playoff high with 12 points. - The Celtics' postgame notes sure had a lot of Thomas' stats. Thomas played a team-high 44:33 and scored 53 points, including 24 in the second half and nine in the extra session. The Celtic...

Harden Missing; Leonard-less Spurs Rout Rockets, Win Series 4-2 Harden Missing; Leonard-less Spurs Rout Rockets, Win Series 4-2

Harden averaged 29.1 points, 11.2 assists and 8.1 rebounds a game - all career bests - in helping Houston to a 55-27 record and the third best record in the National Basketball Association a year after the Rockets squeaked into the playoffs an eigh...

Wizards forward Oubre ejected for bowling over Olynyk

He connected to the groin region of Oklahoma City Thunder big man Steven Adams a few times in last year's playoffs. "We've just got to play our game". that incited an altercation . Everyone knows that he's dirty (and that he flopped). The offi...

The first win is the hardest, Lauda tells Bottas

We have had a tricky beginning of the year, and today it was very close. Eventually he pulled away, got past the Felipe Massa, who he lapped, and headed straight for the chequered flag. He went on to win 20 races, as has countryman Kimi Raikkonen. ...

Despite high mileage, James showing no signs of slowing down

Irving said he has learned the importance of setting up teammates from watching small forward LeBron James . So you'd expect the two teams, never playing on the same day, would be locked into each other's games, scouting for down the road.

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