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Truex finally wins at Kansas Speedway after late restart

Three and sometimes four-wide racing was the result when the field came back to the green flag and since passing was at a premium throughout the 400-mile race, drivers had to get what they could in terms of track position on restart opportunities. Read More »

Two 49ers will attend the rookie premiere in Los Angeles

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Launched in 1994, NFLPA Rookie Premiere is unique across professional sports, providing partners with unmatched access to 40 of the NFL's newest young stars at their first major business and marketing event following the NFL Draft . More than 20 NFLPA business partners will be on site to engage with the latest group of promising National Football League stars to create unique brand content, secure endorsement deals and promote licensed products through group player rights. Read More »

DeMar DeRozan Says Raptors Would Have Won If They Had LeBron James

In the Eastern Conference finals, Cavaliers will play either Boston Celtics or Washington Wizards for a place in the National Basketball Association finals. It took them 20 years to win 50 games, something they've done in two straight seasons. "There's always areas in our team, in our play, that I feel like I can do a better job, our staff, we all can do better", Casey said. Read More »

Buffalo Bills Hire Houston Texans Director of Player Personnel Brian Gaine

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What's really interesting is that Gaine had nearly the same job with the Texans, but I'm assuming he'll get more money in Buffalo and possibly more responsibility as well. "I know Brian and who he is to the core and trust that he's going to be a big time asset". Gaine's responsibilities in Houston included supervising pro player evaluations. Read More »

Tuesday 2nd May 2017 - CHAMPIONS LEAGUE - SEMI-FINALS

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Cristiano Ronaldo proved to be the difference once again as he bagged a hat-trick in Real Madrid's 3-0 win over city rivals Atletico Madrid in their Champions League semifinal first leg lead on Tuesday. Please Wait while comments are loading. "I am very happy for the goals and for reaching 400 goals with Real Madrid ", said Ronaldo , including the disputed effort . Read More »

Warriors make light work of Jazz in Game 1

Knocking off any of the rust that might have accumulated in seven days off leading into the series, the Warriors shot 48.8 percent against a Utah team that was playing barely 48 hours after having dispatched the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 7 of their first-round series Sunday. Read More »

Barcelona star Gerard Pique released from hospital following illness

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Neymar was a hat-trick hero for FC Barcelona against Las Palmas , while superstar Cristiano Ronaldo was once again the driving force in Real Madrid's win over Sevilla on Sunday. Barcelona are just four goals away from equaling their best goal tally in a single league season under Luis Enrique (112 in 2015-16, now 108). Two minutes later, Barcelona's Uruguayan star, Luis Suarez, scored a second goal for his club. Read More »

Wizards-Celtics Rivalry Renewed for the Playoffs

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Last Wednesday, the Boston Celtics celebrated their ninth victory over the Wizards on their home court. His teammate Isaiah Thomas said that he did not mind his injuries, but he continued to play and gave his best until the end. On the other hand, the Wizards guards, John Wall and Bradley Beal led the team with 21-point for Wall and 16-point for Beal. In a clip making its rounds on social media, the angry athlete can be seen eyeballing the heckling fan before shouting the obscene remark. Read More »

Celtics guard Thomas has more dental work

Game 5 is Wednesday night in Boston. Wall finished with 27 points, 12 assists and 5 steals in a Wall Tidal Wave performance that sets up a best-of-three finish to this series. He uses Gortat's large frame to bewilder Celtics center Kelly Olynyk in the paint. Porter had 18 points. Game 6 will be Friday night back in Washington . Read More »

Game 7 on Monday

Of course , it came down to the most physically gifted player on the court in Wall to deliver the dagger to the Celtics from the Wizards . The Wizards won despite coming off a 22-point loss in Wednesday's Game 5 and the fact that the franchise had lost seven straight elimination games at home. Read More »

Yoel Romero Opens As Favorite in Fight With Michael Bisping

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St-Pierre said he wouldn't be ready to fight Bisping (30-7 MMA, 20-7 UFC) until at least October, which according to UFC President Dana White, was way too far away, so he chose to pull the plug. Then, after the former welterweight champ announced that he couldn't fight until after October, White announced Yoel Romero, and not GSP, will fight Bisping next. Read More »

Penguins and Capitals take it the distance

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Here's the most interesting part of this story, though. "We're doing a good job on the walls, getting pucks deep and getting pucks out of our end". When: Wednesday, May 10 at 4:30 p.m. But we didn't play well enough in Game 4. Wednesday night is the chance for each team to confront its Game 7 demons as Washington hosts the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins and Anaheim hosts the Edmonton Oilers with spots in the conference finals at stake. Read More »

Ryan Johansen has fighting words for Ryan Kesler

Johansen scored the opening goal of Sunday night's game, giving him his team-high 12th point of the 2017 playoffs. "His family and his friends watching him play out there, I don't know how you cheer for a guy like that..." He picked up a two-minute minor for high-sticking Kesler after a draw in the second period. Read More »

Dani Carvajal hamstring injury confirmed — Real Madrid

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Cristiano Ronaldo reminded Europe of his greatness by scoring a hat trick in Real Madrid's 3-0 win over Atletico. A brilliant header in the 10th minute gave Real Madrid the lead. It had been an up-anddown season for Ronaldo, who has 35 goals so far. He has erased club legends such as Raul out of the Real record books and inspired them to two Champions League titles, with a third within touching distance following this virtuoso display against Atletico. Read More »

Iannetta beaned, more bad blood as Dbacks top Pirates 11-4

The next day, Pirates star Andrew McCutchen was drilled in the back with a fastball. Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Johnny Barbato inadvertently struck Iannetta with a pitch in the seventh inning of Arizona's win Friday. In 24 games played this season, Osuna is slashing.217/.288/.433 with two homers and eight RBI. May. Iannetta joined the Diamondbacks this season. Lovullo told the media following the game that Iannetta had been up and walking and everything was fine with him. Read More »

New Zealand to face South Africa in 2019 Rugby World Cup pool

Defending champion New Zealand and South Africa , victor in 1995 and 2007, have been set against each other in Pool B . Pool C - England, France , Argentina , Americas 1, Oceania 2. The 2003 champions face another tough start against old enemies France and Argentina , who have reached the semi-finals at two of the last three World Cups, but coach Eddie Jones scoffed at the idea it was anything like a deadly draw. Read More »

Mourinho: Romero will start Europa League final

Mourinho said: 'In the end, when the game was hard, when they were better than us and we were in trouble and not playing well, it was that mentality, that desire, that togetherness that made the boys fight until the end. Two matches of the season remain, with United playing Southampton and then Crystal Palace on the final day of the season at Old Trafford . "If everything goes normal and there are no problems, Sergio plays the final". Read More »

Oilers hoping to limit Getzlaf in game 5

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Edmonton Oilers right wing Zack Kassian, left, and Anaheim Ducks left wing Nick Ritchie brawl during the second period in Game 5 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, May 5, 2017. Almost 14 years after the Anaheim Ducks drafted them together, they've built a mental connection that remains indelible through any playoff pressure or defensive determination. Read More »

Federer to skip French Open and focus on Wimbledon

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He hasn't given any specific reasons as to why he's skipping it other than to focus on the grass / hard court tournaments later in the year but you have to imagine the knee doesn't feel ideal on the dirt. Federer has won only one French Open title, which came in 2009, the same year Nadal got knocked out in the fourth round. Federer won the tournament with a five-set 6-4 3-6 6-1 3-6 6-3 win over Nadal before going on to win Masters series titles at Indian Wells and Miami. Read More »

Lane Kiffin extends offer to seventh grade quarterback

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According to Feldman, the younger Martin also has a burgeoning baseball career. Though Tee has a special place in Tennessee lore, he's far from a lifer - he got his coaching start at Morehouse back in 2006 and has never returned to Knoxville as a coach. Read More »

Reds ready to finish top four charge - Sturridge

Liverpool pressed for a second after the restart as Georgino Wijnaldum and Adam Lallana were both denied by Adrian but they didn't have to wait too long to double their advantage. The Reds ran out emphatic 4-0 winners at the London Stadium , meaning a win in their final game of the Premier League season against Middlesbrough would see them seal a return to the premier club competition next term. Read More »

Stuart Baxter South Africa football coach stresses winning mentality

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Supersport United FC and the South African Football Association (Safa) agreed to terms on the release of Baxter from SuperSport United to Bafana Bafana at the end of the current PSL. The Senior Men's National Team takes on the Super Eagles on the weekend of 9-11 in Nigeria. "Vision 2022 has already started, and that was one of the reasons I made a decision to come back". Read More »

Real Madrid were never afraid of Atletico comeback, insists Marcelo

Gareth Bale still isn't training with the team, Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane revealed on Saturday. TRTWorld's Samantha Johnson has more. "I am improving in all aspects (as a coach), but that doesn't mean anything", he said. Real Madrid , still crowing from reaching a third Champions League final in four years, will turn their focus to winning their first La Liga title since 2012 when they play Sevilla in their final home game of the season on Sunday. Read More »