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Anthony Crolla was nearly pulled out of Jorge Linares fight

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He hasn't lost in five years. It looked for a second like Linares was going to drop Crolla again, but he stayed on his feet. "He obviously performed better than the first night. The ninth round, in particular, saw the two slug it out in several toe-to-toe exchanges. "He's proved that again tonight". " Manchester , I am so sorry I couldn't do it for you". Read More »

Kendrick Lamar - The Heart Part 4

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Kendrick Lamar almost blew up the Internet last night when, out of nowhere, he dropped a brand new track. "And Russia need a replay button, ya'll up to somethin' ", Lamar continues. The song ends with a strong hint that the rapper's new album could be dropping on April 7. Earlier this month, Lamar said that he was working on a "very urgent" new album. Read More »

Martin clinches late win for Scotland

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The Fulham striker grabbed the vital strike two minutes from time just as it looked like Slovenia would repel everything the Tartan Army threw at them. The Scotland manager added: "England only had three shots on target against us". So, too, the words pre-match of Gordon Strachan. "We're back up there now, we have a lot of positives to take". Read More »

57-year-old Mitch Seavey becomes oldest winner of Iditarod

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After arriving in Nome, Seavey reportedly thanked each of the 11 dogs on his team with a frozen snack. All photos: David Dodman, KNOM. This is his third Iditarod win. Another was hit by a vehicle in Anchorage, and one dropped dog likely died of hyperthermia while being flown back to Anchorage. A two-time Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race champion has a commanding lead in this year's race. Read More »

Johnson and Rahm to meet in Match Play final

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It also means that Johnson has won all the WGC events on the PGA Tour calendar , collecting what could be considered the "World Golf Championship slam". 1 played didn't escape until he holed an 8-foot par putt on the 18th to preserve a 1-up victory. Johnson's win in the final match came against the rising star, and future Ryder Cup match-play threat, Jon Rahm. Read More »

Daniel Ricciardo's Australian Grand Prix hopes are over

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THE Australian Grand Prix is a big date on the Formula One calendar - but who has won there recently? "For all these things to happen at my home race - that's probably the most frustrating thing", Ricciardo said. "It makes me stand here feeling a lot better about myself". "It just snowballed from yesterday". There was nothing, it was instant, no procedure I could do to stay out there. Read More »

Injured Costa a Spain doubt for France match

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A return to Atletico Madrid nearly came to fruition last summer and a lucrative transfer to China has also been mooted. However Costa now appears to be happier than ever as Chelsea march towards the Premier League title, and at least one more season at Stamford Bridge looks to be on the cards. Read More »

Jones take aim at All Blacks

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Ireland have consolidated fourth place in the latest World Rugby rankings after victory over England in Dublin on Saturday . As England, Ireland, Wales, Scotland, Italy and France gear up to the 2017 edition of the RBS Six Nations, we take a look at the wives and girlfriends of Rugby's elite. Read More »

Baylor Basketball Has A Clear Path To The Final Four

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Central (2:20 p.m. Eastern) on CBS. The NCAA tournament's Elite Eight continues on Sunday, March 26, with Florida taking on SC in the East Regional Final at Madison Square Garden in NY. Luke Maye recorded his first career double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds, helping fuel a quick start for Carolina (30-7). There are no special tricks to South Carolina's defense, but the Gamecocks do it better and smarter than just about anybody. Read More »

Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson roll into Match Play quarters

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At the long par-5 12th, Rahm showed off his massive power, uncorking a 426-yard drive that bounced over a cart path and settled into the center of the fairway. Rahm, a barrel-chested, 22-year-old rookie out of Arizona State, waylaid No. 61 Charles Howell III, 6 and 4, while Haas parred the 18th hole to finish off No. Read More »

Daniel Ricciardo starts Grand Prix after the rest of the field

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A second formation lap - reportedly required because someone filled the wrong spot on the grip - bought him some time but he still went out onto the track well after Lewis Hamilton sped away brilliantly from pole position. 'I believe there is more people here supporting me than the others and I'm sure they would have loved me to get out and race. Though Ricciardo is taking heart from Max Verstappen's solid race performance in fifth, he admits there is work to be done to bring the ... Read More »

Kiwis on top vs Proteas as rain ends play

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New Zealand will look to build on a strong start to their first innings and be hoping the weather holds off, with South Africa finding themselves in a potentially hard situation. Latham reached his 13th half century in tests in a 83-run partnership with Raval which is only the third opening stand of 50 or more by a New Zealand pair since 2017. Read More »

Carolina (North) your tour guide for this year's Final Four

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Josh Jackson , the Jayhawks' versatile freshman guard whose 13 double-doubles helped Self deploy a four-guard lineup nearly exclusively for the first time , agreed Mason's legacy shouldn't be harmed by the lack of a Final Four . Oregon, coached by Dana Altman, will face the victor of Sunday's game between North Carolina and Kentucky in a national semifinal Saturday in Glendale, Ariz. Read More »

Nathan Lyon helps put Australia on top in India

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Matthew Wade made 57 down the order to help Australia reach 300 before the tourists folded leaving India to bat the final over of the day, a maiden one from Josh Hazlewood. Asked how hard it was bowling to Steve Smith, the man in form, Kuldeep replied: "I bowled to Smith for the first time and I did not have any difficulty as he was not playing any strokes against me. Read More »

Cousins out vs. Rockets with knee, rib soreness

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One thing the Pelicans have going for them is they have three games left against Denver, which now holds the West's final playoff seed. We were going to play him. "We are getting contributions from everywhere", said Pelicans Head Coach Alvin Gentry. Holiday was the player that probably struggled the most after Cousins' addition, but he's adjusted his role slightly and its made a major difference in his play. Read More »

Kohli out of fourth Test with Australia

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With Kohli insisting he would take the field only if he was passed 100 per cent fit, tests on Friday evening and Saturday morning have revealed that the captain's shoulder injury hasn't healed enough for him to play a part in this five-day match in Dharamsala. Read More »

Early stumps due to rain in NZ Test

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While yet calculated in nature, they ensured the scoreboard moved at a healthy pace. "We've got a long way to go to get a good total", Hashim Amla said after his 50 and an unbeaten 33 from Faf du Plessis helped the Proteas recover from a disastrous start on a rain-disrupted day in which only 41 overs were possible. Read More »

Southgate tells Defoe he can make World Cup

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England are also the only team in 2018 World Cup qualifying yet to concede a single goal , their next clash against Scotland in June. And Jamie Vardy doubled England's lead mid-way through the second half to secure a 2-0 win for Gareth Southgate's side. Read More »

Packers sign Davon House, re-sign Jordan Tripp

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Tripp signed with Green Bay on December 14, appearing in two regular-season games and all three postseason contests. Still, he finished with a 5.1-yard rushing average, and by most accounts, the Packers wanted to bring him back in 2017. Read More »

March Madness: Oregon knocks off Kansas to advance to Final Four

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Hours before OR was set to battle with Arizona, it was announced that Chris Boucher had torn his ACL and would be out for the remainder of the season. (Bell is a listed 6'9 and 225 pounds and is built like he belongs on the cover of Men's Fitness .) Kansas doesn't have an athlete who's built to counter a player like Bell, and no one could. Read More »

Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat - 3/26/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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Hassan Whiteside had 19 points and 15 rebounds for Miami . Smart had seven points, nine assists and five rebounds - four offensive - off the bench. The Celtics swept the first three, 112-104 on November 28th and 105-95 on December 18th in Miami , and 117-114 on December 30th in Boston . The Celtics matched last season's victory total, but there was no celebration concerning first place. Read More »

Kyle Larson on a roll thanks to maturity, confidence

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After finding himself at the top of the leaderboard in practice, Larson went out and won the pole for the Auto Club 400 with a lap of 187.047mph. Martin Truex Jr. Larson pitted for tires along with most of the field, while only Hamlin, Truex and McMurray stayed out. Larson was second at the end of stage two at lap 120. Read More »

Harry Winks eyes spot in England senior squad

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The former Manchester United defender has praised Southgate's tactics, and compared them to how the England team was picked during his own global career. Southgate has changed the personnel of the senior squad, with a demonstration of its youth being that seven players who featured in the 1-0 defeat by Germany on Friday are eligible to play for the U21s. Read More »

William's eye-popping 41 lifts MSU to 1st Final Four

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Exactly 118 seconds later, the Bulldogs tied the game at nine points each and took the lead less than half a minute later with a Victoria Vivians three. MSU is making its first appearance in the Elite Eight. Prince, a redshirt senior guard, has attempted the most shots (375), but six Bears have attempted more than 200. Read More »