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Tiger Woods: Masters win follows career doubts and changes children's perspective Tiger Woods: Masters win follows career doubts and changes children's perspective
- April 16, 2019

Last week, a bettor wagered $US85,000 that Woods would break his 11-year drought in the Majors at Augusta National at the odds of $15. Woods shot a final round of two under par 70 to finish at 13 under, one stroke clear of Dustin Johnson , Xander Schauffele and Brooks Koepka. (more...)
Golfer at Masters accidentally hits the ball during practice swing Golfer at Masters accidentally hits the ball during practice swing
- April 15, 2019

The ball banged off a tee marker and rolled a few feet away. So Johnson re-teed and found the fairway. For those of you who aren't necessarily golf fans, that wasn't supposed to happen. "I actually hit a really good tee shot after that, so I think I recovered nicely". There isn't a Saturday or Sunday golfer in Ireland that hasn't done what Zach Johnson has just managed at The Masters this afternoon. (more...)
Five key talking points from the Chinese Grand Prix Five key talking points from the Chinese Grand Prix
- April 15, 2019

The team had said they would favour Vettel in 50-50 situations and clearly adjudged this to be a case in point and that they genuinely believed he could go quicker. Wolff has always been clear that his drivers are free to race as long as it is not at the cost of the team's overall result. Australian Daniel Ricciardo finished seventh, earning his first points of the 2019 Formula One season, but Renault teammate Nico Hulkenberg didn't finish. (more...)
Tiger Woods Reacts To Winning The 2019 Masters Tiger Woods Reacts To Winning The 2019 Masters
- April 15, 2019

The 43-year-old muscled his way through a tightly packed leaderboard to win by two shots at Augusta for his first major title in 11 years and first Masters win since 2005. Even United States President Donald Trump, who has golfed with Woods at his Mar-a-Lago resort, said on Twitter he was looking forward to Sunday's final round. (more...)
Phil Mickelson Fires A Shot At His Playing Partner Before Today’s Round Phil Mickelson Fires A Shot At His Playing Partner Before Today’s Round
- April 14, 2019

The man - yet to be identified - did hit Woods on his right foot, leading the 14-time major victor to jump in the air several times before limping back to the fairway. Rose suffered a cruel lip-out with a seven-foot putt at the 17th hole and then went from bad to worse, hardly touching the hole with a four-footer at the last. (more...)
Chelsea fans barred from match after singing 'racist song' about Mo Salah Chelsea fans barred from match after singing 'racist song' about Mo Salah
- April 14, 2019

Chelsea made the Carabao Cup final, losing to Manchester City on penalties. Egypt forward Salah, who played for Chelsea before joining Roma in 2016, is a practising Muslim and has previously faced abuse about his religion. However, this season, Liverpool have time and again showed that they can bounce back from the most hard of situations. Liverpool condemned the chant, labelling it "bigotry", while Chelsea said: "Such individuals are an embarrassment to the vast majority of ... (more...)
Kane unlikely to return this season, says Pochettino Kane unlikely to return this season, says Pochettino
- April 14, 2019

Tottenham Hotspur's England striker Harry Kane suffered serious ankle ligament damage in Tuesday's 1-0 Champions League victory over Manchester City , the Premier League club said on Thursday. A club statement reveals Kane "sustained considerable lateral ligament injury to his left ankle" while confirming Dele Alli fractured his left hand - the midfielder left the pitch clutching his left wrist in the same game. (more...)
Rojo confirms he is in Solskjaer's plans after training with another club Rojo confirms he is in Solskjaer's plans after training with another club
- April 14, 2019

Solskjaer has indicated that United are still in talks to try to renew Herrera's deal, but suggested that the interest from elsewhere is not helping the player. "We've been fantastic but lately we haven't been ruthless or clinical enough in front of goal", Solskjaer said. 'I don't see a difference in him when I chat to him. (more...)
Victoria Azarenka upsets Angelique Kerber, faces Garbine Muguruza in Monterrey final Victoria Azarenka upsets Angelique Kerber, faces Garbine Muguruza in Monterrey final
- April 11, 2019

There was more drama in store as the second set had a complete turn-around with Kerber coming up with the off-beat winning shots and traditional down-the-lines. Keep an eye on both her and Muguruza throughout the upcoming weeks and months. The big-hitting American, who upset top seed Sloane Stephens in the quarterfinals, lost only one more game, winning eight in a row to seal victory. (more...)
Cam'ron Reacts To Magic Johnson Leaving LA Lakers Cam'ron Reacts To Magic Johnson Leaving LA Lakers
- April 11, 2019

Johnson was publicly frustrated during talks with New Orleans, even going as far as to tell reporters that he felt the Pelicans didn't act in good faith. Johnson said. "That's a decision Jeanie has to make". "Her and I have such an unbelievable relationship", Johnson said of Buss, the daughter of the late longtime Lakers owner Dr. (more...)
Arsenal Manager Emery Names One Player who Performed well Against Everton Arsenal Manager Emery Names One Player who Performed well Against Everton
- April 11, 2019

I also receive criticism but I don't play the games and I can get over my criticism. Arsenal have won 14 out of their 17 Premier League home matches this season but they have won just once on the road in the league, at relegated Huddersfield, since late November. (more...)
Solskjaer Solskjaer "cannot see" Pogba leaving Man Utd next season
- April 10, 2019

They need to continue their pursuit of the Serbian as he possesses a high level of technical ability and intelligence that would make him a good fit at the club. Let us know in the comments section below. "I went from being kid to an adult here, I had my first experiences as a professional and some insane experiences off the pitch". (more...)
Trump administration ends MLB’s historic deal with Cuba Trump administration ends MLB’s historic deal with Cuba
- April 10, 2019

One sticking point over the deal was that the Obama administration arbitrarily ruled that the Cuban Baseball Federation was somehow an independent organization and not run by the Cuban government. Sen. Marco Rubio , R-Fla., who was opposed to the Major League Baseball deal, said it legalized the trafficking of the players. Under the deal, Major League Baseball teams could have signed Cuban players who met requirements of age and professional playing service. (more...)
Redskins’ preseason schedule opens in Cleveland vs. familiar foe Odell Beckham Jr Redskins’ preseason schedule opens in Cleveland vs. familiar foe Odell Beckham Jr
- April 10, 2019

But the Jets typically play the Giants in the third preseason game. The Indianapolis Colts today confirmed that they will be hosting the Cleveland Browns for multiple joint training camp practices at Grand Park Sports Campus in Westfield, Ind., prior to the two teams' Game 2 preseason matchup at Lucas Oil Stadium. (more...)
EPL: Carragher explains why Hazard will leave Chelsea for Real Madrid EPL: Carragher explains why Hazard will leave Chelsea for Real Madrid
- April 10, 2019

Chelsea head coach Sarri remains convinced the Blues are doing all they can to hold on to Hazard however, though did concede that the player himself will have the final say on his destination. "We can buy the best players in the world, we have the best championship in the world, and so we have to accept we have to play every three days". (more...)
Title trophy in hand, Virginia has look of perennial power Title trophy in hand, Virginia has look of perennial power
- April 10, 2019

It made ideal sense that Brandone Francis reaffirmed an underdog's mentality for the Texas Tech Red Raiders heading into Monday night's national championship game against the Virginia Cavaliers . The Cavaliers were relentlessly smooth on the attack, finding cracks against a Texas Tech defense known for its No. 1 rating in adjusted efficiency and its ability to switch defenders seamlessly in order to throw brick wall after brick wall up on opponents. (more...)
Hong Kong Sevens preview: England look to build on encouraging start Hong Kong Sevens preview: England look to build on encouraging start
- April 09, 2019

Fiji joined the All Blacks Sevens in winning their first Pool C contest by claiming a 22-5 victory over Kenya in a rematch of last year's Hong Kong Sevens final. The US, who have a seven-point lead over New Zealand at the top of the standings, opened their Hong Kong Sevens campaign by thrashing Spain 39-7 in Pool D. (more...)
Antonio Brown Continues To Troll JuJu Smith-Schuster On Instagram Antonio Brown Continues To Troll JuJu Smith-Schuster On Instagram
- April 09, 2019

Now, he is using social media in a more malicious sense. It was rumored that Brown's desire to leave Pittsburgh was partly driven by the Steelers voting Smith-Schuster as team MVP over him. Brown drew claims of jealousy over Smith-Schuster, an exciting, young talent primed to take over Brown's role as Pittsburgh's No. 1 wideout. Brown then switched social media platforms, but his intended message wasn't clear. (more...)
Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale sheds tears after women's national title loss Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale sheds tears after women's national title loss
- April 09, 2019

Jackson , a graduate transfer who previously played at LSU and had never played the point guard position until she got to Baylor, was named the tournament's most outstanding player. "The same two", McGraw said after Friday night's 81-76 semifinal win over UConn. A year after Ogunbowale hit an unbelievable pair of buzzer beaters in the Final Four, the Irish star rushed to the rescue early in the fourth quarter. (more...)
Never in doubt, says Klopp, as super Salah joins 50 club Never in doubt, says Klopp, as super Salah joins 50 club
- April 09, 2019

Goals from Naby Keita , Mohamed Salah and Jordan Henderson helped them get there eventually after Shane Long's strike propelled the Saints to an early lead. "The most important thing is to just keep on doing what we've been doing all season", continued the centre-back. The reds made it in to half time level where no doubt Klopp had some words. (more...)
Chelsea can improve next season despite transfer ban - Sarri Chelsea can improve next season despite transfer ban - Sarri
- April 08, 2019

Chelsea's appeal against the two-window transfer ban handed down by Federation Internationale de Football Association in February is set to be heard by the governing body's Appeal Committee on April 11, while the club also reserve the right to go to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) if the ruling is upheld. (more...)
New York Jets unveil new uniforms and Twitter is split New York Jets unveil new uniforms and Twitter is split
- April 08, 2019

Because who can forget the many accomplishments of the Jets while wearing those uniforms? Good news, Jets fans. Nobody is ever going to have a universally positive reaction to new jerseys , especially not on social media in 2019. The design actually resembles the helmet they used from 1978 to 1997, sans the Concord-style jet pictured above the letters. Do you like the change or should the Jets of left well enough alone? Meanwhile, Jets safety Jamal Adams said he was "overwhelmed by ... (more...)
Jennifer Kupcho storms to victory in Augusta National Women's Amateur Jennifer Kupcho storms to victory in Augusta National Women's Amateur
- April 07, 2019

After the first two rounds were played at nearby Champions Retreat on Wednesday and Thursday, the top 30 in the field teed off at Augusta National on Saturday, with world amateur No 1 Kupcho holding a one-shot lead over Mexico's Maria Fassi . (more...)
Yankees Slugger Giancarlo Stanton Out With Biceps Strain, Clint Frazier Called Up Yankees Slugger Giancarlo Stanton Out With Biceps Strain, Clint Frazier Called Up
- April 06, 2019

The Yankees lost Giancarlo Stanton to a biceps injury earlier today . "Are you serious? I think you know, " Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said when asked about Harper at December's Winter Meetings, via The New York Post . Sabathia to a one-year deal. These kinds of injuries are what allowed the Boston Red Sox to run away with the division and the World Series in 2018, winning 108 games. (more...)
Owen Hargreaves predicts where Arsenal, Man United will finish Owen Hargreaves predicts where Arsenal, Man United will finish
- April 06, 2019

The Anfield outfit have failed to win a title since claiming the League Cup in 2012 and last won the English top-flight trophy in 1990. "He is nearly fit", said Guardiola . But the Brazilian should have done better from any number of first-half chances, starting after just 34 seconds when he slid in and narrowly missed converting De Bruyne's low cross into an open net. (more...)
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sends message to Man United supporters about top four Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sends message to Man United supporters about top four
- April 05, 2019

Today we feel that's his best position, like a high midfielder, but he can play in that defensive role easily, like he has done against PSG and Liverpool. He never disappoints us when he plays. "And tonight was another very, very fine performance by Scotty". After being confirmed as United's new permanent manager, Solskjaer is expected to oversee a major squad shake-up over the coming months with a number of experienced players set to leave Old Trafford. (more...)
The end for AAF? Alliance of American Football to suspend football operations The end for AAF? Alliance of American Football to suspend football operations
- April 04, 2019

Co-founder and Head of Football for the first-year startup league, Polian responded to AAF owner Ton Dundon's decision to suspend all operations on Tuesday . Only 340,000 people watched a March 23 game between Orlando and Atlanta on TNT, and the games broadcast by NFL Network that same weekend (one of them featuring former Heisman Trophy victor Johnny Manziel ) drew fewer than 300,000 viewers. (more...)
Russell quickest in F1 testing as Brit swaps Williams for Mercedes Russell quickest in F1 testing as Brit swaps Williams for Mercedes
- April 04, 2019

Of more importance, however, was getting another day of F1 experience as the Ferrari Driver Academy assesses his potential to make the step from Formula 2 to F1 next year. They were joined by double world champion Fernando Alonso , who left Formula One at the end of last season but was back in a McLaren testing tyres for Pirelli. (more...)
Premier League Betting Round-Up - Winner and Top 4 Finish odds Premier League Betting Round-Up - Winner and Top 4 Finish odds
- April 03, 2019

Ruben Loftus-Cheek celebrates after his stoppage-time goal handed Chelsea a vital 2-1 win at struggling Cardiff . Liverpool won against Spurs by a late Alderweireld goal. " It's going to be tough for everyone but that's why I think it will be Spurs and Man Utd in the top four .", noted Jenas. "We go through it as players, but a decision now has to be made to ensure the mini-league that he [Pochettino] talked about, that they get over the line". (more...)
You can admire Messi but never call him ‘God’ Pope Francis cautions You can admire Messi but never call him ‘God’ Pope Francis cautions
- April 02, 2019

Lionel Messi continued his remarkable run of form as his second-half double, including an impudent free-kick, helped Barcelona continue their march towards the La Liga title on Saturday with a 2-0 win over Espanyol. "I show my affection for the national team in a different way and to anyone who says differently, I have nothing to prove". I tell him it's only some people, that there are others who love me. (more...)
'Best league, worst officials': Warnock rages over Cardiff's controversial defeat 'Best league, worst officials': Warnock rages over Cardiff's controversial defeat
- April 02, 2019

Ruben Loftus-Cheek scored the victor in added time after Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger had been shown only a yellow card by referee Craig Pawson for a last-man foul on Kenneth Zohore . Probably it was better to wait until the end of the match. The reality is that this has been the greatest Chelsea season of all time thanks to the best manager the Blues have ever had. (more...)
Salah: We are giving everything to win the title Salah: We are giving everything to win the title
- April 02, 2019

His side coasted past hapless Fulham 2-0 at Craven Cottage on Saturday , with Bernardo Silva and Sergio Aguero on target and Guardiola predicting only seven wins from their remaining seven matches will allow them to retain the league title. (more...)
Bernardo Silva insists Man City squad are 'ready' to win titles Bernardo Silva insists Man City squad are 'ready' to win titles
- April 01, 2019

From the moment Guardiola's men went 2-0 in front, it was played with the pace and intent of a preseason friendly. Guardiola will shuffle his squad against Cardiff on Wednesday, but said: 'We don't go far away from what is next'. " Liverpool is a champion team and we've shown that this season, even in matches as demanding as Munich". "But that doesn't mean, or guarantee you the title". (more...)
Zidane on Benzema's Real future: 'I don't believe that will change' Zidane on Benzema's Real future: 'I don't believe that will change'
- April 01, 2019

Pogba himself had said earlier this month that "all players dream of playing for Real Madrid ", sparking speculation about a potential move. Paul Pogba's agent Mino Raiola has reportedly held two phone conversations with Real Madrid in an attempt to pave the way for the Manchester United midfielder to swap clubs in the summer. (more...)
Manchester United star wants massive increase in wages to sign new deal Manchester United star wants massive increase in wages to sign new deal
- April 01, 2019

Manchester United marked Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first game as permanent manager with a win , as they beat Watford 2-1 at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon. Manchester United were dumped out of the FA Cup at the quarter-final stage by Wolves earlier this month. This victory over a feisty Watford - who headed south ruing their lack of both fortune and a predatorial centre-forward - was far from straightforward, but just as they so often did under Sir Alex Ferguson, United won without ... (more...)
Woods beats McIlroy at Match Play Championship Woods beats McIlroy at Match Play Championship
- April 01, 2019

Bjerregaard always dreamed of simply playing against Woods, his golfing hero. McIlroy was on the verge of squaring the match on the 16th when he had a short iron for his second shot into the par-5 16th. He built a 2-up lead with birdies at the fifth and sixth holes, then was gifted the 10th-hole when McIlroy missed a 3-footer. Woods chipped into a bunker but blasted out and, after Bjerregaard missed a birdie put to win, the 43-year-old American lipped out his last putt. (more...)
NCAA 2019: MI vs. Texas Tech Recap NCAA 2019: MI vs. Texas Tech Recap
- March 31, 2019

Norense Odiase had 14 points and 15 rebounds, both season highs , for Texas Tech (28-6). When guards Davide Moretti and Matt Mooney are hitting 3-pointers, the Red Raiders have the kind of balance that is tough to beat. Buffalo reached the NCAA second round for the second year in a row. "We worked for it all summer not to have that feeling again". Hachimura leads Gonzaga in scoring with 19.6 points per game while Clarke leads the Bulldogs in rebounding with 8.5 rebounds per game and ... (more...)
Golden State Warriors Announce Suspension For Jordan Bell Golden State Warriors Announce Suspension For Jordan Bell
- March 31, 2019

Brown was alerted to the charge and asked the staff at the hotel about it. Bell flew with the team to Minneapolis and is expected to be active for Friday's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves . The second-year forward was charging items to Brown without his knowledge, according to The Athletic's report . They beat the Grizzlies 118-103 behind 28 points apiece from Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant . (more...)
Federer downs Anderson to reach Miami semi-finals Federer downs Anderson to reach Miami semi-finals
- March 30, 2019

You know, that's all I can ask at this point". However, Federer struggled in the following game to hold after he was trailing 0-40. It shouldn't, however, take the #NextGenATP Canadian long to reflect on his maiden ATP Masters 1000 semi-final run and realise just what he has achieved. (more...)
Watson eliminated early in Match Play defense Watson eliminated early in Match Play defense
- March 30, 2019

It hasn't been pretty for Rose at his event, finishing no better than 17th in each of the last eight years, but he's one of those guys who thrives in these type of environments and has been a crucial piece in Ryder Cups over the years. Wise, who won the NCAA individual title at OR 20 years after Woods did it in 1996 at Stanford, lamented a poor start and an approach at 13 that seemed to turn the match. (more...)
Eagles add RB, acquire Jordan Howard from Bears Eagles add RB, acquire Jordan Howard from Bears
- March 30, 2019

He had an excellent rookie year , piling up 1,313 yards and averaging 5.2 YPC. Eagles had been looking to supplement their running options following the departures of Jay Ajayi and Darren Sproles . He also recorded 72 catches for 568 yards (7.9 avg) and a score. His 2,057 yards put him in the same company as Todd Gurley , Ezekiel Elliott and Kareem Hunt . (more...)
Yuvraj Singh: I’m excited to play in front of the Mumbai crowd Yuvraj Singh: I’m excited to play in front of the Mumbai crowd
- March 29, 2019

South African Colin Ingram , who scored 47 off 32 balls, and Shikhar Dhawan , who scored 43, pulled Delhi Capitals out of trouble with an 83-run stand for the third wicket after the visitors lost openers Prithvi Shaw and skipper Shreyas Iyer quickly. (more...)
Championship odds for every Sweet 16 team Championship odds for every Sweet 16 team
- March 28, 2019

The Bears have found productivity from nearly every member of their roster. In yet another building block to competing for a spot in the Final Four the Vols used the talents of their three-headed monster to grab a walk-in-the-park 25 point lead versus the over-seeded Iowa Hawkeyes. (more...)
Mick Schumacher to make F1 debut with Ferrari at Bahrain testing Mick Schumacher to make F1 debut with Ferrari at Bahrain testing
- March 28, 2019

This came on the back of a successful campaign in the European Formula 3 championship previous year, where Schumacher tallied eight wins to take the title. FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 file photo, Mick Schumacher warms up ahead of a test drive with his new formula 2 Prema racing auto at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (more...)
Ronaldo Forced Off With Injury During Portugal’s Euro 2020 Qualifier Ronaldo Forced Off With Injury During Portugal’s Euro 2020 Qualifier
- March 27, 2019

Recovery time for a thigh injury varies from up to 10 days for a slight problem to three months, but Ronaldo quickly moved to reassure everyone that he would soon shake off the knock. Coach Krstajic is doing good job with Serbian team and had pretty good World Cup in Russian Federation previous year but not everything is great because some good players have turned down the call to join Serbian national team as long as he is the coach. (more...)
Patriots officially will open season on Sunday night, not Thursday Patriots officially will open season on Sunday night, not Thursday
- March 26, 2019

Shortly following, it was finalized by the league that the season-opener is set in stone. At Lambeau Field in Green Bay, the Packers later in the season will host the 200th edition of the grudge match. Defending Super Bowl champs are 8-2 in their last 10 season openers. The NFL's 100th season will open with the 199th meeting between the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers. (more...)
Chelsea: Borussia Dortmund want Hudson-Odoi to be their next Sancho Chelsea: Borussia Dortmund want Hudson-Odoi to be their next Sancho
- March 25, 2019

It seems that Sancho's and Hudson-Odoi's futures are inextricably linked in the months ahead, Daily Mirror claiming Borussia are intent on claiming £100m for their teenager before using that money to push for the Chelsea starlet. Hopefully, there's many more to come". We come to see if young players such as Jadon Sancho and Callum Hudson-Odoi are going to keep us bouncing along with the optimism that, so unusually for long-time England watchers, has been the joyful hallmark of ... (more...)
You can now bet on whether Zion Williamson posterizes Tacko Fall You can now bet on whether Zion Williamson posterizes Tacko Fall
- March 25, 2019

It's going to be a team defense. UCF coach Johnny Dawkins: "We have been challenging Tacko all season long about really imposing his will on the game". If you can't watch live, Hulu With Live TV comes with 50 hours of cloud DVR space, as well as the option to upgrade to "Enhanced Cloud DVR", which gives you 200 hours of space and the ability to fast-forward through commercials. (more...)
Auburn Hangs on to Beat New Mexico State After Crazy Finish Auburn Hangs on to Beat New Mexico State After Crazy Finish
- March 25, 2019

No time has yet been set for Saturday's second-round game. "They call it March Madness for a reason", Tigers coach Bruce Pearl said on TNT after the game. LSU took on Yale in the No. 3/No. 14 matchup, and the Tigers held on for a 79-74 victory. Morant had 17 points, 16 assists and 11 rebounds as he sliced through Marquette on Thursday and showed the Racers (28-4) were better in every way than their opponent from the Big East. (more...)
England coach Gareth Southgate delighted with his debutants England coach Gareth Southgate delighted with his debutants
- March 24, 2019

Rice was the subject of pre-match controversy when old social media posts emerged of him apparently showing support for Irish Republican terrorist group the IRA. Those two will help the next generation, with youngsters in all walks of life having more belief in themselves thanks in part to bosses being less "draconian". (more...)