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Sergio Garcia aces the iconic 17th at Sawgrass

That was before he stood on the 17th tee at The Players Championship with a gap wedge in his hand, and watched his shot bounce in front of the pin, land just behind the hole and spin back slightly into the cup. You know, I felt like I was a little bit up in the clouds, and when I woke up, I was 4-over after 6". "But it just didn't cut". But he made bogeys at Nos. Read More »

LeBron, Cavs have reeling Celtics in must-win for Game 2

There were a number of times when Love simply drifted to the corner and waited for a pass that often didn't come, and he sometimes disappeared from games if he didn't get involved in the offense early on. "I know I can impact the game, whether it shows up in the stat sheet or not. The only thing on my mind is how we can execute the best way and get a bucket, either if I can get myself a shot or if I can drive, get my shooters a shot, or if I can get a double-team in the paint or get to the ... Read More »

Mahrez's Champions League ambitions no problem for Shakespeare

The Foxes now have only 16 senior players available for selection ahead of the visit of Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham Hotspur to the King Power Stadium on Thursday night. He said: "I think that's fair to say". The Algeria winger slipped as he kicked the ball, touching it twice, and while he scored it was ruled out meaning he has failed with four of his last 11 attempts. Read More »

US Open Cup 2017: FC Dallas learns potential fourth round opponents

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U.S. Soccer announced the pairing for Real Salt Lake in the fourth round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Thursday, a team news release said. The matchups for the fourth round, to be played in June, are based geographically, and lower-division teams must meet stadium criteria to host MLS clubs. Read More »

Isco raves over on-field relationship with Real Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo

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Every other footballer, it would appear, is just an anecdote existing in the same space and time. Greaves scored his first in the 1957-58 campaign, before netting his last goal for West Ham during the 1970-71 season. No one would bet against Ronaldo bagging a few more goals in that fixture as well. "It is very easy to build up an understanding with Cristiano", Isco told the club's website after Wednesday's victory over Celta, in which Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos also scored. Read More »

Four-goal Kane helps Spurs punish Leicester

All hail King Harry . Despite missing three months of the season through injury, Kane has netted 32 times in all competitions. In this type of form, you wouldn't bet against Kane adding to his total and it seems inevitable he will go on to lift the trophy now. Read More »

Warriors rout Leonard-less Spurs to edge closer to NBA Finals

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The game came and went nearly too quickly for the human eye, and the rest of the night was just a matter of waiting for the Inevitable Express to pull into the station. The bench contributed a season-best 63 points. "You're not going to stop a guy like Patty, especially in offence with the way he moves and all that, but you just want him to try to take as tough shots as you can", Brown said. Read More »

Blue Jays' Pillar apologises for homophobic slur

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Television replays appeared to capture Pillar using a homophobic slur after striking out in the seventh inning. "The organization is taking the situation seriously and (general manager) Ross (Atkins) will be coming to Atlanta today", Blue Jays spokesman Jay Stenhouse said in an email. Read More »

Conte, 3 other managers who won the EPL in their first season

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Chelsea have secured the Premier League title with a late victor over West Bromwich Albion. Watford is already sure off its Premier League status heading into Sunday's final game against Liverpool. Now, lately, you see the English teams are struggling. 28 — games won so far, which is more than any team in the league. "Obviously next year there is a new goal with the Champions League coming for us". Read More »

Tottenham thrashes Leicester City

The squad showed a major improvement with the arrival of Shakespeare winning eight of their 14 matches. Leicester will wrap up their 2016-17 campaign at home to Bournemouth on Sunday. Kieran Trippier and Kyle Walker have been ruled out as well. The Algerian has failed to be the player of the season he was previous year, but that doesn't mean he can't still pose Tottenham some serious problems. Read More »

Wizards look to protect home court, force Game 7

It won't matter the location if the Celtics' role players produce as they did in the previous meeting. In Boston's three wins, Wall has a plus/minus of minus-17. You would have thought we time-warped back to the mid-'80s and Earvin "Magic" Johnson stepped onto the floor. A similar question was put to Wizards coach Scott Brooks on Thursday, when his team opted to skip a full practice and instead have a light shootaround. Read More »

Mike Brown Late to Game Two, Pulled Over by Police

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Draymond Green contributed 13 points, a team-high nine rebounds, six assists, two steals and two blocks to Golden State's 10th consecutive post-season win. Golden State shot 56 percent. An X-ray on Pachulia's bruised right heel was clear but he is scheduled for an MRI on Wednesday. Both Kerr and Brown emphasized a better start on both ends in Game 2 to control the tempo from the opening tip. Read More »

Happy Sigurdsson says no plans to leave Swansea

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I am not necessarily talking about Gylfi, but do they want to be a smaller fish in a big pond or a big fish in a small pond? "I'm very happy here". I'm not desperate to go or anything. He said: "You only have to look at the coaching staff who came in". He's been outstanding and he managed to change the mood, the atmosphere and the confidence of the team. Read More »

Crystal Palace boss Sam Allardyce sends strong warning to Manchester United

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Mourinho added he will field a team of kids against Palace and even begged rival boss Sam Allardyce to go easy on them. "When you look at Jose's fixture list, this will be his 63rd game on Sunday". The last thing I would want is a manager continuously telling me I'm exhausted. "They (United) have a bigger budget, so they may feel more pressure". Read More »

Pochettino staying at Spurs, no buyout clause in contract

After more of a century at White Hart Lane , Spurs fans will all have left it's final game last weekend with plenty of memories. "If some club is paying double the salary, then how can you convince them?" said the Argentine. "Bigger revenues help you, assist you, in the transfer market to buy more players but it's all really down to the manager". Spurs now have 83 points points heading into their final game of the season on Sunday. Read More »

Request in Lawsuit vs. Zaza Pachulia, Warriors for Kawhi Leonard Injury Denied

Draymond Green filled the stat sheet with 13 points, nine rebounds and six assists, while Patrick McCaw, Ian Clark and Shaun Livingston all scored in double figures off the bench. San Antonio Spurs' Dewayne Dedmon , center, dunks against the Golden State Warriors during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals, Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. Read More »

C's Thomas reaches out to possible No. 1 Fultz

The Celtics have the best problem in the world. However, prior to the deadline, Boston merely had a chance of receiving the top pick at that time, so potential trade partners backed off. You need these guys. "And you get to max money eventually - five, six years down the road - but it's a totally different thing". While it could have been fatigue or a flat game after winning an emotional Game 7 over the Wizards in the previous round, it's clear that Boston can use all the help it can get to ... Read More »

Raptors' season ends with 109-102 loss to LeBron James, Cavaliers

Beal's backcourt mate, John Wall, had 27 points despite missing his first nine shot attempts, and he added 12 assists. Korver scored 16 points in the second, making four 3-pointers, as Cleveland led 61-49 at halftime. P.J Tucker had 14 points and 12 assists in his first career playoff start. The 5-foot-9 guard started white hot in Game 4 but attempted only one 3-pointer over the final 35 minutes and never got to the free-throw line. Read More »

Jose Mourinho Unhappy With Premier League Scheduling

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The Argentina global, deputising for the rested David de Gea, also produced a string of saves early in the second half at St Mary's to keep Claude Puel's Southampton at bay. "I don't go with [Romero can replace De Gea] "if he leaves" because I hope he doesn't", Mourinho said. Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Oblak has already been scouted by United several times this season and Mourinho has been given a glowing report of the 24-year-old. Read More »

Paul Pierce argues Celtics should trade No. 1 pick in NBA Draft

According to the team's general manager "I think it is a great draft & if we don't get lucky, we will get someone very good at #11". Many thought one of Garnett or Pierce was available, but the Celtics made a decision to move both. Lots of discussion will take place over the ensuing weeks about which players are lottery picks and which have star potential. Two possibilities will arise if Boston does, in fact, make the pick. Read More »

Alonso: Drop expected even without contact

Today my vehicle finished without major problems, so step by step". Since Alonso's participation was announced the two-time world champion had had a hectic schedule including simulator work, a trip to the IndyCar paddock in Alabama and a highly-publicised test at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway - all in between F1 races in Bahrain, Russia and Spain. Read More »