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He can run for 11 players! - Pogba in awe of hard-working Kante

Pogba's regard for the Italian is as clear as his respect for global team-mate, and midfield rival, N'Golo Kante, who won the title with Leicester last season and was shortlisted for the PFA Player of the Year award this week. Kante earned a reputation for his high work-rate as he helped Leicester to the Premier League crown last term and will win a second straight league medal if Chelsea show similar stamina during the run-in. Read More »

Bottas: Bahrain pole hopefully 'the first of many'

Under a setting sun in the hot desert air, Formula 1's newest bromance could ignite as Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton battle for top honours at the Bahrain Grand Prix this afternoon (on Sunday). In response to Bottas' comments, Vettel quipped: "I wouldn't mind!" Overall I was just a little bit down, but a great battle. I think we should be closer. Read More »

Fleury back in the nets again tonight for Pittsburgh

On Friday, Crosby had a goal and two assists, Guentzel added a goal and an assist and Sheary provided a heads-up assist as Pittsburgh beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 to seize a 2-0 lead in a first-round Eastern Conference playoff series. Read More »

Bartra released from hospital


Frankfurt drew level on 29 minutes when Marco Fabian's speculative shot hit the top-right corner, but Sokratis restored the hosts' advantage before the break with a thunderous effort that barely deviated as it flew past Frankfurt goalkeeper Lukas Hradecky. Read More »

He's Really Good Player - Heung-Min Son Impressed With Spurs Team-Mate


Last season's PFA Young Player of Year has now been involved in 40 Premier League goals in his short top-flight career - more than Frank Lampard, David Beckham and Steven Gerrard combined before they had reached their 21st birthdays. "It's true, yes my relationship is good with him", said Pochettino. The Cherries have won only once in their last 10 away Premier League games (D3 L6) and none in the last six. Read More »

Wilson's overtime score lifts the Capitals


Game 2 of the first round series between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Washington Capitals at Verizon Center in Washington D.C. could have a different outcome if the Leafs maintain the high pace they showed in the first period of Game 1 throughout tonight's contest. Read More »

Lundqvist Earns Shutout As Rangers Take 1-0 Series Lead

Clearly, these are not the same Rangers who lost in five games to the Pittsburgh Penguins last spring. He had 31 saves, and the Rangers didn't get their second goal until there was a minute left, meaning every save was a potential go-ahead or tying goal. Read More »

Celtics slump as Millsap soars to lifts Hawks

That deficit is essentially two games, as the Cavaliers own the tiebreaker over Boston, winning their regular season series 3-1. A thoroughly dominating win earlier this week against the Celtics, their only competition for the No. Atlanta came away with one of the most surprising victories of the National Basketball Association season, 114-100, and led to a stunned and frustrated Cavs team after the game. Read More »

No contract clause to make Mamadou Sakho signing permanent, says Sam Allardyce


Sam Allardyce today admitted Crystal Palace may get an offer for Wilfried Zaha that is too good to turn down this summer. "What a great deal that was". He is on £35,000 a week and a new deal could bring Zaha in line with the top earners at Palace, who are on around £100,000 a week, but his outstanding form has raised questions about whether the club can keep him. Read More »

Mesut Ozil: Contract talks can wait

You focus and prepare and make sure the next game doesn't go the same way. The recent run of poor form has coincided with continued speculation over Wenger's future, with the 67-year-old yet to announce whether he will stay at the club beyond the end of the season. Read More »

13 arrested in California pro and anti-Trump rallies

Trump is the first major party nominee in more than 40 years not to release his tax returns, saying it was because he was under audit. As the Berkeley protest turned violent, social media began to fill with videos taken at the scene. Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, of MA, on Friday posted an online video urging Congress to force Trump to release the returns. Actress and producer Justine Bateman, who addressed several thousand people at a rally in downtown Los Angeles, said Americans ... Read More »

Arsenal Defeat To Crystal Palace Worries Arsene Wenger

Long-serving manager Arsene Wenger was singled out for abuse, with an increasing number of fans calling for the Frenchman to call time on his tenure. "We all know Arsenal are going through their worst spell for years", Allardyce said. "You could sense that from the kick-off", Theo Walcott, Arsenal's stand-in captain, said. Read More »

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane rues late Atletico goal in derby


Griezmann, 26, continues to be linked with a move away from Atletico after another impressive season during which he has scored 23 goals in all competitions. He is valued at £86 million at the moment but if more clubs come after him, Atletico Madrid could ask for more money and his transfer fee could surpass that of his compatriot Paul Pogba. Read More »

Aaron Hernandez Acquitted in 2012 Double Murder


Disgraced former American football star Aaron Hernandez, who is already serving a life sentence for murder, was cleared today of killing two other men in Boston in 2012. Later that month, authorities charged Hernandez with first-degree murder and multiple related gun charges. Prosecutors said Hernandez killed two men at a stoplight after one of them spilled a drink on him at a club. Read More »

Manchester United's Michael Carrick refuses to look beyond this season

We have to find a way". Leaders Chelsea will look to end Manchester United's unbeaten run of 21 Premier League games when the pair lock horns this afternoon in Old Trafford. United have not lost in the league since a 4-0 defeat to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in October, winning 11 games and picking up 10 draws. "It's also because they have individual quality and they have collective quality". Read More »

Bottas did the better job, says Hamilton

The team did a really good job to focus on the evening conditions and it's going to help us [in the race]". "It's quite technical, there's quite a few hard braking points, turn ins - it's easy to miss an apex or lockup slightly". "The more time you spend with the auto and driving it, you get more at one with the vehicle". "Overall I was happy with how the auto felt". Practice here had been a frustratingly slow-burn process, with Hamilton's 2016 pole position time of 1m 29.423s appearing ... Read More »

DeLaet, Donald share lead after 2 rounds at RBC Heritage


The Canadian used three birdies and an eagle to jump to the top of the leaderboard. "It's just disappointing because I actually hit two nice shots on 7 and 9 and three-putted both of them from really not very far away", Tway said. He has six top-25 finishes this year in eight starts but no top-10s, as a tie for 11th at the Valspar Championship is his best finish. Poulter proceeded to double bogey the hole and bogey the next, but a birdie on the 14th helped him card a two-under 69 and move ... Read More »

Spurs rout Bournemouth 4-0, close gap on Chelsea


Tottenham Hotspur's Son Heung-min, right, and Tottenham Hotspur's Dele Alli celebrate after scoring during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth at White Hart Lane stadium in London . "If they drop points tomorrow it will be fantastic but they are still the favourites to win the Premier League ". One area of Kane's game that gets overlooked is the 23-year-old's ability to link-up with his team-mates. Read More »

Braves top Padres 4-2 as Dickey pitches in 3rd Atlanta park


To a degree, it already has: The Braves opened this season with a player payroll of $126.1 million, up about 45 percent from the start of last season. Hammerin' Hank Aaron blasted the first home run out of that park. Arguably the National League's best center fielder with 61 defensive runs saved the past three-plus season - trailing only the Rays' Kevin Kiermaier (80) and Cubs' Jason Heyward (68) among all outfielders - Inciarte put together a career second half of 2016. Read More »

Bucks first game one playoff road win since 1983

Antetokounmpo finished the play down the other end. The Raptors have no answer for Antetokounmpo in transition, where he's able to glide the length of the floor in a few strides past multiple defenders. One, P.J. Tucker, a 31-year-old veteran of over 400 National Basketball Association games and many more overseas, the other, Thon Maker , a 20-year-old freshman with 57 games of National Basketball Association experience. Read More »

Bayern Munich vs Real Madrid highlights


The striker's goals helped his side recover from going behind to Arturo Vidal's opener in the quarter-final first leg at the Allianz Arena , with Vidal also wasting a chance to double the hosts' lead when he missed a penalty. With Lewandowski set to return for the second leg , it's hard to see Bayern not scoring in the Bernabeu, so there's still plenty of drama left in this tie. Read More »

Valtteri Bottas scores first F1 career pole in Bahrain

It was the first pole in Bottas' career. His home grand prix in Melbourne was wrecked by mechanical failure while in China he finished behind 19-year-old Dutch team-mate Max Verstappen - who took third place despite starting 16th. "My lap felt great but it was so close out there". Although not as hot as Friday, drivers still had to deal with afternoon track temperatures of 37 degrees Celsius (99 degrees Fahrenheit) during P3. Read More »