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Girl who 'looks like a boy' disqualified from soccer team

As for her short haircut, Mili said she likes it that way and doesn't plan on changing it anytime soon. Wambach also chimed in with her support and told Mili: "don't EVER let anyone tell you that you aren't ideal just as you are.i won championships with short hair". Read More »

Thierry Henry reacts to Wenger's new two-year deal

The 1998 World Cup victor hopes Wenger's successful change to a three-man defence towards the end of 2016-17 can prove the catalyst for a title charge. Arsenal revealed Wenger had conducted a full review of the club's activities on and off the field along with chief executive Ivan Gazidis. "From one human being to another human being, I hope it doesn't". Read More »

Rafael Nadal begins pursuit of 10th French Open title against mercurial Paire

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His opening match in Paris could have been a tricky one but Paire was unable to worry him, Nadal easing to his straight-sets win in under two hours. Nadal saw off Frenchman Benoit Paire 6-1 6-4 6-1 with little trouble. Agassi, the 1999 Roland Garros champion and eight-time major victor, had only committed to just a "few matches " with the world number two. Read More »

Jimmie Johnson Wins at Dover — NASCAR Winner Spotlight

In his Victory Lane interview, Johnson busted out a vintage Hardee's Racing #28 hat, paying homage to Yarborough. "I was a big Cale Yarborough fan", Johnson said. JGR won seven of the first 12 races last season and Carl Edwards was 10 laps away from a possible championship when he crashed out in the finale. Read More »

Pakistan's injured Riaz ruled out of Champions Trophy

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India smashed 72 off their final four overs as Pakistan's attack wilted. "This was a big game, and after the initial overs, the Pakistani bowlers crumbled rather insipidly". After nearly a 40-minute hold-up, with the scoreboard reading 46 runs in 9.5 overs, India regrouped their strategy and started counter-attacking. Read More »

Not many players can say no to Barca, says Eriksen

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Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen suggested it would be hard to turn down Barcelona if they were to make a move for him. The Spurs playmaker said: "There are always a lot of rumours". That tally was only beaten by Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne and Barcelona are now tracking Eriksen as a result. It can be in about two to three years. Read More »

Golden state defeated Cleveland in the second game of the NBA Finals

While the contributions of both LeBron James and Kevin Love are equally vital to the success of the Cavaliers, Irving's performances in the games ahead will likely dictate if another comeback like the one past year is in the cards. "Much more physical today than we were in Game One". If they can sweep the Cavs as they did Portland, Utah and San Antonio to complete a flawless playoff run, fine. Read More »

LeBron James Gets Snippy With Reporter Over Dumb NBA Finals Question

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Their leader and reigning NBA Coach of the Year assuming his usual courtside seat, Curry received a special request from Kerr: "to play with passion and play with joy", Curry shared. So they won two games. His numbers through two games: three points, two rebounds, zero assists, 42 minutes. In Game 3 past year, the Cavaliers rebounded in front of an emotional home crowd - "we got back to playing our game", LeBron said , after two games of everyone telling him and his team they were ... Read More »

Sprained ankle latest injury to befall Rangers' Adrian Beltre

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Wheeler won his lone career start against Texas, tossing 6 1/3 innings of one-run ball in 2014. Shin-Soo Choo singled and later scored on Adrian Beltre's groundout in the first. They bashed five homers and banged out 17 hits to score eight runs against the Rangers. "We're winning that game", Mets manager Terry Collins said. Read More »

Mariners lock up Jean Segura

Segura is now on the disabled list with a high-ankle sprain, but he opened 2017 slashing.341/.391/.462 with a.367 wOBA in 43 games (198 plate appearances). So far, the deal has been heavily in favor of the Mariners, as Segura and Haniger have showcased a lot of offensive talent through the first two months of the regular season. Read More »

Antoine Griezmann: Atletico Madrid exit would be 'dirty move'

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A similar punishment for similar violations was recently brought down on both Barcelona and Real Madrid, with Barcelona unable to sign players for the 2015 calendar year, while Real Madrid's ban was lifted by a one-man CAS panel leaving them only incapacitated for the January 2017 window. Read More »

Halep hurries into French Open quarter-finals

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How could it not be? Then, during the tie-break, Halep fought off a match point with a backhand victor that barely made it in. - Third-seeded Romanian Simona Halep came from a set down to beat Ukrainian fifth seed Elina Svitolina 3-6 7-6 (6) 6-0 and will meet second seed Karolina Pliskova in the semi-finals. Read More »

Eduardo Rodriguez Reportedly Heading To DL With Knee Injury

Nothing insane", he said. In his first 11 this season, he had thrown at least six innings in each of them."I feel like it's going to continue to get better", he said. He has pitched in 10 games versus Boston, more than against any other team. Red Sox: Mired in an 0-for-12 skid, rookie OF Andrew Benintendi did not start. Read More »

Warriors Sock Cavs in Game 2, Take Command in NBA Finals

They're now 14-0 in these playoffs. "Game 3 has been rough for us historically, and especially in this building", Curry said . "It definitely is a must win". " It's fresh in our minds ". "But they're a team you cannot - you can't let them go on runs". For reasons he refused to reveal, he wasn't paraded up to the podium to meet the media like normal and gave it right back to a reporter who asked him if Games 3 and 4 were just about defending home court. Read More »

Morocco airline cancels flights via Doha to Arab states over Qatar dispute

In a surprise move against a key United States ally, Trump suggested Qatar - home to the largest American airbase in the Middle East - was funding extremism as he tacitly backed the diplomatic blockade of the emirate. Doha's Hamad International Airport was virtually deserted early on Tuesday. "It's exceptionally quiet, nearly eerie". Qatar's bid for the 2022 World Cup was based on a powerful vision that soccer could unite the Middle East. Read More »

Michy Batshuayi: I can't spend another year on the Chelsea bench

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However, the Belgium worldwide was unable to usurp Diego Costa in the Blues starting line-up last season, the majority of his 28 appearances all coming from the bench. "I'll see with my agent and the club". Michy Batshuayi ended the 2016/17 campaign winning the Premier League title with Chelsea , but on the personal level the season didn't go according to his plans. Read More »

Team New Zealand capsizes in America's Cup challenger race

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Ainslie said the crew would have to return to shore to replace the wing and that it was highly unlikely it would make it out for the scheduled second race against the Kiwis. Meanwhile, Australian skipper Nathan Outteridge's Swedish team Artemis Racing broke even with a win and loss against Team Japan in Bermuda . However, strong winds forecast for Wednesday mean racing may not go ahead and will give Team NZ and extra 24 hours to fix the boat. Read More »

Muguruza breaks down in tears, blasts 'disrespectful' French Open crowd

There were a few concerns", Mladenovic said, before joking: "I made about 35 double-faults today, but everything's OK!" I was really stung by a wasp. "Even for me, even if I had like a thousand people screaming and cheering up for me, it's not easy to control the nerves and the pressure and everything". Read More »

Dillon takes NASCAR's longest race

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It is the first time the famed number three auto has been in victory lane for the Coca-Cola 600 since Dale Earnhardt beat Jeff Gordon in 1993. "Yeah, I saw parts and pieces flying", Elliott said. What did it mean for a driver to get his first win? Busch won the first 100-lap stages, while Truex and Harvick ran second and third, respectively. Read More »

World No 1 Kerber knocked out of French Open

Her latest defeat could open the door for Simona Halep or Karolina Pliskova to claim the world number one ranking, if they reach the latter stages in Paris . "I won for the second time, if I can say". "I won already, before". Less than six months after being attacked by an knife-wielding intruder in her apartment in the Czech town of Prostejov , Petra Kvitova was victorious in her first match back and first of the 2017 season. Read More »

America's Cup race conditions were within safe limits

Despite the problems suffered by Team New Zealand, Ainslie was happy overall with the progress of his crew as BAR eye a recovery. The first race got underway after a slight delay waiting for the wind to drop below the 24 knots average limit. Read More »

Predators freeze out Penguins to level Stanley Cup

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Nashville had opened the scoring with about five minutes left in the first period when Jarnkrok flipped a rebound over the leg of a sprawling Murray shortly after a failed clearing attempt. We believe we got guys that can score goals and can finish'. Penguins goalie Matt Murray herd that all night as the Preds racked up the goals. "They've produced consistently for this team all year long and throughout the course of these playoffs". Read More »

Soccer association investigating tournament

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But when he got there, "They didn't even want to take it", he told the Post , "They told us the thing was decided". The 37-year-old captioned her post :"Dear Mili Hernandez, you are wonderful in every way". Thankfully, Mili didn't let the unfair treatment keep her down for too long stating, "Just because I can't play here, there are other tournaments that I can play". Read More »