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Arena rebuilds US confidence after Klinsmann

They will need that same solidity in their final two road matches against Mexico and the U.S. In glancing at the Hexagonal table, Mexico are a lock to reach Russian Federation with Costa Rica a close second, assuming the Ticos handle their business on Tuesday at home against Trinidad and Tobago. Read More »

Maroons make seven changes for Origin II

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The Blues ran in five tries in a demolition job at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, with James Maloney contributing 12 points and Andrew Fifita turning in a man-of-the-match display against Queensland Maroons . Either Dane Gagai or Boyd is tipped to fill the left centre void, while blockbusting winger Corey Oates has also been sensationally dumped in order for Test winger Val Holmes to make his Origin debut. Read More »

Cavaliers vs. Warriors Game 5 Tickets Reportedly Sold for $133000

Golden State Warriors fans react as they watch a live broadcast of Game 4 of the NBA Finals during a watch party at Oracle Arena on Friday in Oakland , California. But while Curry wasn't the same player that he was during the regular season - likely in large part due to injury - to his credit he has never used that as an excuse. Read More »

Jets release Decker after failing to find trade

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General Manager Mike Maccagnan informed Decker "that if a trade doesn't happen, we'll move forward [without him]", last Tuesday when NY also parted ways with longtime defensive signal caller David Harris . When will Congress approve another round of Base Realignment and Closures (BRAC)? He had just nine receptions a year ago. Decker's 2016 season, however, was cut short after only three games because of a torn rotator cuff . Read More »

Trump welcomes NCAA champion football team to White House

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During the White House ceremony, Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney presented the president with official Tigers No. 1 jerseys. Did you hear it? Watson, who was selected by Houston with the 12th overall pick of the 2017 draft, delivered the go-ahead score with one second remaining on a 2-yard touchdown pass to Hunter Renfrow , sealing a 35-31 win over Alabama in January. Read More »

Ostapenko cops French Open crown

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Yes, she was ranked only 47th. This was her second French Open final loss even as Ostapenko became the first person from her country to win a Major. None of that mattered to Ostapenko. "I am proud of her!" said Vejonis, adding that she has demonstrated a unique achievement in Latvian sports. "I still can not believe it. She deserved to win", said the Romanina. Read More »

Kyrie Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination

And, if Durant can focus on Kevin Love defensively instead, it could open KD up to light the court on fire right from the get-go. But in the third quarter, the refs said that the first half tech shouldn't have been called on Green . McGee has been the pick-and-roll defender on 13 possessions, according to SportVU. Yet one record-breaking performance does not always lead to ultimate victory. Read More »

Marc-Andre Fleury agrees to waive no movement clause

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Marc-Andre Fleury, goaltender for the recently crowned Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins , has waived his no movement clause for the upcoming expansion draft according to Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports in Montreal. Fleury's legacy in Pittsburgh is a great one. As Pierre LeBrun mentioned , this doesn't mean that things can't change, but as it stands, the waive only applies to the Golden Knights. Read More »

Can You Picture Tom Hardy As Jafar?

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Ritchie may secure the " Mad Max " star, but he may be forced to come up with a back-up plan as Hardy's schedule might not allow it. Another source has stated that whether the actor will take the role or not, depends on his schedule. But they all agreed that they would try to make it work for her around Little Mix commitments. Hardy is the latest star to be linked to the film, with Will Smith thought to be taking on the part of the Genie, which was voiced by Robin Williams in the 1992 ... Read More »

3 things we learned from Cavs-Warriors Game 3

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It's really that simple. For superstar LeBron James , who achieved a life dream by rallying his hometown Cavaliers last year to win Cleveland's first major sport title in 52 years, the focus will be on improving every possession in every quarter. Read More »

Arsenal 'ready to offer £5m' for Sunderland duo Asoro and Mbunga-Kimpioka

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Arsenal missed out on a place in next season's Champions League after finishing fifth in the Premier League table behind Liverpool. Joel Asoro was watched by Southampton, Everton and Liverpool last season, with the 18-year-old becoming Sunderland's youngest ever Premier League player when he appeared in the first team last season. Read More »

Penguins close out another Cup title

Though held without a point on Sunday night, Crosby finished second on the team with 27 points (eight goals and 19 assists). Coming off a 24-save performance in a 6-0 win in Game 5 on Thursday, the 23-year-old closed the Final with a shutout string that spanned 146 minutes and 52 seconds. Read More »

England edge Venezuela to lift U-20 World Cup

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England won the Under-20 World Cup in South Korea on Sunday, beating Venezuela 1-0, but the challenge now will be for those players to graduate to the senior national side. But England then had a real scare at the other end. The striker proved to be an influential figure for his country throughout the competition and introduced himself to Liverpool fans in stylish fashion ahead of his summer transfer. Read More »

Rain ends Australian victory hopes again in ICC Champions Trophy

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Although the showers did relent long enough to allow the umpires , Nigel Llong and Chris Gaffaney, to inspect at 8 pm and schedule a restart for 8.30 pm - with seven overs lost - rainfall returned nearly immediately, causing the groundstaff to cover the pitch again, to desultory cheers from the remaining Bangladesh fans in The Oval. Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017 - Upul Tharanga , Sri Lanka Captain Suspended

Sri Lanka were 68/1 after 8 overs while the South African scoreboard read 27/0 after 8 overs. He added 145 runs with Francois du Plessis, who contributed with 75 runs off 70 deliveries with six fours. Tahir then ended the Sri Lankan innings on 203, removing Nuwan Pradeep for 6 with Kusal Perera unbeaten on 44. "Steve Smith also seems reluctant to pick Adam Zampa, and I think there's an issue with captains' understanding of how to allow spinners to play an important role and bring them in ... Read More »

Scotland boss proud of players after draw with England

Griffiths had Scotland on the brink of a famous win over England after he opened his global account in style. However, two stunning late free-kicks from Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths handed the Scots a 2-1 lead in the final minutes. Scotland had been compared, unfavourably, with San Marino . The three goals took his tally during the qualifying campaign to 11, level with Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored twice for Portugal a day earlier. Read More »

India thrash South Africa to enter Champions Trophy semi-final in style

Much of the criticism of South Africa's performance in an event in which they lost two of their three games has focused on De Villiers' captaincy‚ some of it probably related to him scoring only 20 runs in three innings. "I know him very well, and the 10 overs that saw him involved with the run-outs before getting out himself will not sit well with him". "The side have been missing that spark, or that intensity to their play that characterises South Africa cricket.The positivity to our ... Read More »

ICC Champions trophy : MS Dhoni no more popular

South Africa will fly back home while the Indian cricket team will take on The Tigers in the semifinal in Birmingham on June 15. "Congrats TeamIndia, for the stunning performance.winning this crucial match". Rather than sugar-coat his comments to save his players' pride, the India captain made it clear they had to improve and he was delighted with how they responded in the make or break clash on Sunday. Read More »

Former Chargers tackle King Dunlap announces retirement

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The Chargers are relocating to Los Angeles, but King Dunlap won't be along for the ride. Auburn offensive tackle King Dunlap was the 230 player picked in the 2008 NFL Draft , and an ankle injury suffered in the preseason caused him to miss his entire rookie year. Read More »

Angelique Kerber upset by Ekaterina Makarova at French Open

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The two-time Grand Slam victor lost 6-2, 6-2 to 40-ranked Ekaterina Makarova on day one at Roland Garros to become the first major casualty of the tournament. Has it been hard to enjoy yourself for some time in tennis? She was undecided until late last week whether to even try to play in the French Open . Read More »

Joe Hart dropped by Gareth Southgate for England's friendly against France

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The Everton forward scored after 35 minutes, and a second-half penalty save from Newcastle goalkeeper Freddie Woodman preserved the advantage as Paul Simpson's side became the first England team to become world champions since 1966. "I should be absolutely delighted with two goals and man of the match, walking in here with three points". The two players the other side of Dier is absolutely standard. Read More »

Penguins blank Predators, repeat as Stanley Cup champs

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Hornqvist scored the game-winning goal with only 95 seconds left when he batted a puck that had bounced off the end boards out of mid air, off the net and off goaltender Pekka Rinne's back and into the goal. "I'm proud of the team that we became". Approaching the shortest offseason in team history, the 2017-18 version of the Predators should look very similar to the one that made this deep playoff run. Read More »

A first for England in 51 years

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Josh Onomah nearly gave England a two-goal cushion when he ran unopposed to rattle the crossbar from distance. While Germany's youth team from that final went on to form the core of their World Cup winning team in 2014, England's stars from that tournament - Theo Walcott, Micah Richards, Kieran Gibbs et al - have largely failed to live up to their potential. Read More »