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Everton star to undergo surgery in Dublin today

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Taylor immediately received a red card and O'Neill said it was a "real blow" for a player who had been enjoying the "season of a lifetime". Bale is present and correct after recovering in time for the end of February. "It's massive for Wales that Bale is there after his injury problems", Rush told Press Association Sport. The aggression of Jonathan Walters will also be a major asset. Read More »

Knicks' Joakim Noah to get 20-game ban for banned supplement

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Noah, 32, is averaging 5 points and 8.7 rebounds in his first season in NY after signing a four-year, $72 million deal. Even though Noah is rehabbing, the suspension reportedly will begin with the remaining 10 games of this season and the first 10 of next season. Read More »

Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson are Match Play frontrunners

In the all-Spanish showdown between world No.10 Sergio Garcia and Jon Rahm, youngster Rahm booked his spot in the elimination round with 6 and 4 victory. And after both players pared the first, Fisher claimed victory in holing his 15-foot birdie putt at the second extra hole. All Steele needed to do to advance to the round of 16 was halve the match but he airmailed his approach on the final hole and bogeyed. Read More »

Nyquist, Red Wings top Coyotes in shootout

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The Coyotes have earned points in six of their last seven games. Lets be clear, Hicketts wouldn't have saved the Red Wings' season, so it's not like it really matters. There wasn't anything close to that in the farewell tour of the Avs and Wings at Joe, a lopsided 5-1 Detroit win that exhibited little in the way of the passion that once drove this showdown, often driving things over the edge. Read More »

'UFC Wants 50 Percent Of McGregor's Purse In Mayweather Fight'

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Sonnen, an American mixed martial artist now signed to Bellator MMA, tweeted last week that the much-anticipated McGregor-Mayweather fight "is on". With the fight bringing together the two most dominant men from the related sports, and one being hugely disadvantaged, the Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor fight will most likely be the most controversial boxing match in his history. Read More »

OR escapes as MI misses last-second shot

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But despite that and MI playing, at times , a sloppy game, the Wolverines hung around and started taking the lead back in the final minutes thanks to three pointers of their own. Tyler Dorsey led OR with 20 points. The Ducks had fouled MI a few seconds earlier, and they still had one foul to give before they'd put the Wolverines on the free-throw line. Read More »

Ajinkya more chilled out than Virat, says Smith

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India has called up Mumbai batsman Shreyas Iyer as cover for their captain. Kohli said he could risk aggravating the injury while fielding, but felt no discomfort while batting. "So, I'm confident, he'll be able to do a good job for them". Kohli had injured his shoulder during Australia's first innings and did not take the field till he walked in to bat on day 3 at his usual number four spot. Read More »

New Zealand DRS bungle aids Proteas in the rain

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It's not good enough". "The standard we set for ourselves as a batting unit is extremely high and we haven't delivered on that", he said. New Zealand captain Kane Williamson was still mulling over the make-up of his side ahead of Saturday's third test against South Africa with the Seddon Park wicket proving hard to pin down. Read More »

NCAA Tournament 2017: Three reasons No. 4 Florida beat No. 8 Wisconsin

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Following a stop, sophomore forward Ethan Happ did what he does best by carving out some space underneath. With Koenig limping, senior guard Zak Showalter got the call. If you haven't watched the Gators over the past few years, you'll probably take note of Barry's underhanded style of shooting free throws. The craziness started with 6.5 seconds left in regulation. Read More »

Kentucky defeats UCLA to advance to Elite Eight

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Florida just eviscerated a Virginia team that plays at a similar pace, but the Badgers have more playmakers, both inside and on the perimeter, than the Cavaliers. Alford buttressed his argument for the South as the tournament's most hard region with the fact that it's the only one with its top four seeds alive. Read More »

Three No. 1 seeds, endless optimism among Sweet 16 teams

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OR almost escaped from an upset against Rhode Island with the help of their two stars, Tyler Dorsey and Dillon Brooks. What is the best game of the bunch? West Virginia played them close and even lead in the final minutes, but the Zags execution in the last couple minutes of the game made the difference, propelling them to the Elite Eight. Read More »

England man Eric Dier: Age is just a number, we need trophies

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Podolski made the comments after scoring the lone goal in a 1-0 German win over England at Signal Iduna Park on Wednesday, capping the 31-year-old's final worldwide appearance in style. The 29-year-old goalkeeper is now on loan at Torino after losing his place at Manchester City when Pep Guardiola arrived at the Etihad and has played 28 times for the Italian club this season. Read More »

Vettel sets the pace in final practice

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The race here in 2014 when I came second (I know, I got disqualified, but let's ignore that) still rates as one of the best things that's happened to me, even if I didn't get to keep the trophy. "The auto hasn't changed much and it's good to be back but we can still improve". "This morning was promising but we tried a few things this afternoon and they didn't work as much as we'd like", said Ricciardo, bidding to become the race's first Aussie victor in 37 years. Read More »

Kohli ruled out of fourth Test

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He was belligerent against Umesh in particular, hammering the pacer for a few boundaries before he was eventually taken off the attack. You give credit where it's due, you don't take anything away from the opposition unnecessarily. Even the fourth estate, especially the ones from Down Under became a party, adding to all the drama. Australia were meant to get belted in every Test. Read More »

#INDvAUS 4th Test: Injured Virat Kohli has a new job!

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Australia's captain Steven Smith plays a shot during the first day of their fourth test cricket match against India in Dharmsala, India , Saturday, March 25, 2017 . The feisty top-order batsman damaged his right shoulder when diving to save a boundary on the first day of the penultimate Test in Ranchi and was off the field during most of Australia's first innings in the drawn game. Read More »

Sauber's Wehrlein withdrawn from Australian Grand Prix

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Neck and core body strength are essential for drivers to withstand the extra forces and Wehrlein said he did not yet feel ready for a full race distance. "The focus is now on his fitness level, and in such a situation we do not take any unnecessary risks". She ended the statement by confirming that " Pascal will be in China as planned " - with that race taking place on the second weekend in April. Read More »

United States 6, Honduras 0 - Rampant Return for Dempsey and USMNT

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Clint Dempsey was in prime form as he scored a hat trick and helped the US cruise to a 6-0 beatdown to pull even with Trinidad & Tobagao and Honduras in the standings. How he's going to pull it off? It's a matter of putting them in the right places, improving communication and chemistry, and boosting the defensive performance. Read More »

England calls up uncapped Gibson for Lithuania qualifier

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The Tottenham player also hopes supporters will be considerate on Sunday during the World Cup qualifier against Lithuania at Wembley, where tributes are planned for the victims of this week's terrorist attack in London. "I'm 23 now. There's a few players around that age but we've all played a lot of games". "It's a painful reminder and it's a good lesson for the future". Read More »

NCAA TOURNAMENT: Oregon's late rally eliminates URI

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Langevine only played 10 minutes in the Creighton game, but logged 17 in the first half alone on Sunday, and finished with nine points and nine rebounds. Joseph's. The Rams shot 50.8 percent for the game on 30-of-59 shooting including canning six three-pointers but only shot eight free throws, six of which were good. Read More »

Chiozza's shot fitting end to insane game

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As it turns out, his only three-pointer that fell on the night was the only one that mattered as the Gators advanced to the Elite Eight where they will take on No. However, if momentum is at all a factor in the tournament, the Gators certainly have some as they have won their past two games in convincing fashion. Read More »

Politician who aided fallen London cop greets police officer outside Parliament

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A tribute to the victims of the attack left at Scotland Yard. The twisted terrorist killed four people and wounded at least 30 before he was shot to death by police. The police officer who was killed outside parliament was a husband and father with 15 years' service in the Metropolitan Police. 'That will never happen now, all because he was doing his job and trying to keep people safe in the face of yet another insane terror attack, ' Mr Thorogood said. Read More »

Sweet Sixteen Game Thread: South Carolina v Baylor

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SC shot 63 percent in the second half and raced past the Blue Devils, scoring 65 points in the final 20 minutes to upend Duke 88-81. Few know that scene better than Jamie Shaw . Forward Chris Silva went for a double double with 17 points and 10 rebounds. "I'm happy they're experiencing it right now". Yes, you could make a case for Florida based on its back-to-back national championships in 2006 and 2007, but the Gators followed up that feat by missing the tournament entirely in four ... Read More »