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FA chairman lambasts behaviour of some England fans in Germany

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Harry Kane celebrates scoring England's first goal in their friendly against Turkey. A police officer who was stabbed at the Houses of Parliament and his attacker are among the dead, according to Metropolitan Police Acting Deputy Commissioner and Head of Counter Terrorism Mark Rowley. Read More »

Ricciardo realistic ahead of F1 season opener

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The one guarantee is that Ricciardo will be unable to win the championship unless he overcomes Verstappen, the sport's most exciting new talent, in identical machinery. "We wanted to see whether the suspension is generally suspension or if it is there predominantly for the aerodynamic performance of the vehicle", he told reporters. Read More »

Panthers extend Jonathan Stewart's contract

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The Carolina Panthers have given a one-year extension to running back Jonathan Stewart through the 2018 season, the team announced Friday. The nine-year tailback tallied 218 carries for 824 rushing yards and nine touchdowns last season in 13 games. Read More »

Kucherov scores 3, Lightning beat Bruins 6-3

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And it's really only been able to happen 10 times, too, if you exclude Dominic Moore's garbage time goal scored with mere seconds left in the game against the Maple Leafs. Skilled rookie or not, that should never happen. The Boston Bruins and Tampa Bay Lightning were both cruising along seemingly on their way to an Eastern Conference playoff spot a week ago before ill-timed losing streaks made them wonder where their next win will come. Read More »

Coutinho would 'fit Barca' - Neymar

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Coutinho is reportedly being tracked by the Spanish giants having starred for Liverpool since arriving from Inter Milan in 2013. "Coutinho is a very important player for Liverpool and, as a former player from both teams and the love I have for both of them, I would like to see Coutinho for a few more years in a red shirt". Read More »

Play Ball! NBA Commissioner Warns Team Owners About Resting Star Players

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Silver also said the owners can not simply delegate the responsibility of resting players to other members of the organization. Anything that threatens this cash flow is, to Silver, of the highest priority. They are workers, and like any other worker in any other job, they deserve a break every now and then. And the league should try to reward the people who make it. Read More »

Malaysia to host Commonwealth Games?

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Birmingham had already expressed an interest in staging the 2026 Games, as had Liverpool. Tate added, however, that in the "Commonwealth Games spirit" another city should get the opportunity to benefit as host. "If that approach does come, it is something that we will give due consideration, " he said. "It may be too soon for us to host a Commonwealth Games especially after the SEA Games in August, but with the facilities we have we could definitely host it". Read More »

Simeone not focused on Champions League draw

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They have a good team, a young team. We didn't win, we drew , but the most important thing is to go to the quarter-final. Torres returned to full training on Monday and boss Diego Simeone confirmed he is available. Cape Town - Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone says he is not focused on the Champions League draw on Friday, instead they will get ready for the next La Liga fixture this weekend. Read More »

Brad Keselowski wins Atlanta after late-race drama

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But Penske wondered if that pit stop was on Harvick's mind when he came back in the final time. In fact, Keselowski had to overcome his own misfortune after snatching the lead from Harvick coming off pit road on an earlier stop. During his post-race interview, however, Keselowski made what is sure to be the first of many slip-ups this season, when he referred to the Monster Cup race as a "Sprint Cup race ". Read More »

Shashank Manohar quits as ICC Chairman, surprises BCCI

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In his letter to the ICC, Manohar said - "I have tried to do my best and have tried to be fair and impartial in deciding matters in the functioning of the Board and in matters related to Member Boards along with the able support of all Directors". Read More »

Arsene Wenger's new contract more important than player deals, says Robert Pires

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Granit Xhaka says he is convinced Arsene Wenger will stay at Arsenal next season. Arsenal players are speaking up in defence of Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger . Wenger's future as manager has been the subject of increasingly keen scrutiny as he approaches the end of his contract in the summer. The 67-year-old continues to split opinion among the Arsenal fan-base, with a growing number of supporters calling for the Frenchman to leave when his current deal expires at the end of the ... Read More »

Tamil Nadu team unaffected by fire in Delhi hotel

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There were reports of some of the Jharkhand players' kit bags being damaged in the incident, following which the BCCI made a decision to postpone the match. 'The hotel was engulfed in thick dense smoke when we reached. "The entire contingent (24 members) including support staff are fine and no one panicked during evacuation", said Shankar. Read More »

Browns skip pro day, schedule private workout with Deshaun Watson

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In the Tigers' national championship game win alone against Alabama, he had eight catches for 94 yards and one touchdown. "He's a handful, and definitely NFL-ready the minute he gets there". Mike Williams could be the first wide receiver drafted in the 2017 NFL Draft. Whether Watson moved the needle with those in attendance remains to be seen, but the two-time Davey O'Brien Award victor has been moving up the mock drafts and according to Pete Prisco from CBS Sports, he's now predicting the ... Read More »

Juventus Stadium smashed up by angry AC Milan players

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Sami Khedira, Paulo Dybala and Marko Pjaca were the Juventus players who had threatened to score in the early stages of the game but Milan's Gianluigi Donnarumma who heard the fans clapping his superb goalkeeping from the stands was equal to the tasks. Read More »

Six Nations 2017: France v Wales preview (Saturday)

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When they met previous year in Cardiff, France failed to cope with Wales' kicking game, and struggled under the high ball and in the lineouts. Ireland welcome Grand Slam chasing England to Dublin. "I love the big games, with a lot of pressure on, but with disruption with a few more injuries than I would have liked in the past 12 months, it has been good to take a bit of pressure and heat off myself and work on my own individual performance". Read More »

James bemoans soft-touch Cavs as Celtics close in

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Certainly, minus Matthew Dellavedova, they pretty much have the same personnel. "It ain't about a group". It ain't about the group. "You can't preach toughness; you've got to have it". But that's the challenge being issued to his Cleveland Cavaliers teammates by LeBron James as the Cavs crawl to the playoffs to defend the franchise's first National Basketball Association title. Read More »

ManU to face Barca, City in US

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The venue for that match is yet to be announced, but United will face Real Madrid at the Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara on July 23 before taking on Barcelona at FedEx Field in Washington DC three days later. Last summer the United States attempted to make its presence felt on football's world stage by holding the centenary edition of the Copa America. This will be the fifth consecutive year that the ICC returns to the United States, as part of their worldwide tournaments through Relevent ... Read More »

La Liga Star Speaks Out Amid £25m Arsenal Move Reports

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The agent of Barcelona attacker Arda Turan has denied his client has received an offer from Arsenal , insisting he is happy at the club. Ozil looks increasingly likely to leave as negotiations regarding a new deal for the World Cup victor have stalled and the former Real Madrid man has just over a year remaining on his current contract, which could lead to a sale taking place this summer. Read More »

Roy Keane's Admiration For Gareth Bale As Ireland Plot Welsh Downfall

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Tottenham left back Davies told Sky Sports News that it's natural that Ireland and other opponents look to Bale as the main creative source but feels that Wales have other players that can step up and cause damage. But Bale has already scored four times in the group to move within two of equalling Rush's 28-goal record for Wales. He's a big player for Wales and Real Madrid . Read More »

Australian GP: Hamilton leads Vettel by 0.5s in FP2

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However, despite this, and as was seen in pre-season testing, it will be harder to overtake another vehicle and wheel-to-wheel racing will suffer as a result. "I think it must be. Obviously Mercedes has been in a very, very strong form the last three years", the German said. "Obviously Mercedes has been in a very, very strong form the last three years and even with changes to the rules and regulations, if the team is strong then they will build a strong auto the year after, no matter ... Read More »

Virginia, Florida to throw down in 'smash mouth' hoops game

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Virginia scored 39 points last night en route to losing to the Gators, and while a bit of that resembles Virginia's offense, it also shows that Florida can play defense too. "We put a lot of it together". No matter who you have, no matter how many All-Americans you have, these games, they don't give these away to anybody. Read More »

What to expect at UNC men's basketball takes on Butler

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Theo Pinson said the team's execution over Arkansas will prepare them for high stakes and tough opponents as they advance through the NCAA Tournament . Not only did the ACC's representatives go down, they went down hard. Futures odds compiled by Pregame.com on Thursday show the Tar Heels as a 5-1 favorite, followed by Kansas at 6-1 and Gonzaga and Arizona each at 7-1. Read More »

National Football League personnel man 'convinced' Patriots will sign Darrelle Revis

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I believe Belichick will utilize Revis better than NY ever did in the past two seasons and if Revis is surrounded by significantly better talent that's winning games then he will play at a high level again. Bill Belichick typically likes to field motivated teams that are hungry to compete for championships. He won a Super Bowl and then re-signed with the Jets, who gave him an ill-fated contract that included $39 million guaranteed. Read More »