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Zinedine Zidane quits Real Madrid five days after Champions League win Zinedine Zidane quits Real Madrid five days after Champions League win
- May 31, 2018

Zidane quit as Real Madrid coach on Thursday, less than a week after leading the team to its third straight Champions League title , saying the club needed a change in command. Zidane took over in 2016, after Rafael Benitez's sacking, and he has won the Champions League in each of his season's at the Bernabeu. Zinedine Zidane with Real Madrid players after beating Liverpool to win third consecutive champions league title. (more...)
Manchester United meet release clause of Porto defender Diogo Dalot Manchester United meet release clause of Porto defender Diogo Dalot
- May 30, 2018

United manager Jose Mourinho feels the teenage Dalot has great potential, even though the defender has only made seven senior appearances for Porto since breaking through into the first team in February. Dalot is expected to be given first-team opportunities, with Mourinho clearing out players such as Matteo Darmian and Daley Blind to make way for further recruits. (more...)
Free FIFA 18 World Cup Update Out Now, Here's What's Included Free FIFA 18 World Cup Update Out Now, Here's What's Included
- May 30, 2018

The free World Cup 2018 update has a May 29 release date for PC and consoles. "Magogo told URN on Monday that Africa is ready to host a second world Cup after South Africa in 2010". Footballers will play better in-game when matched with teammates from the same nation, forcing players to get creative to make sure their team is as strong as possible. (more...)
Marcus Smart on restricted free agency -- Worth more than $12M-$14M
- May 30, 2018

The 24-year-old has been an integral player for the Celtics since being drafted in 2014, averaging 28.7 minutes per game so far in his career. "I want to be here, so that's the plan right now", said Smart. "But in this league, you never know". "In Boston, our ownership group has been fantastic". Smart, who will be a restricted free agent this summer, was told that Boston might not be able - or willing - to afford the $12-14 million a year price tag that he reportedly has been seeking. (more...)
Barcelona icon Lionel Messi never considered representing Spain over Argentina Barcelona icon Lionel Messi never considered representing Spain over Argentina
- May 30, 2018

SI TV is also now available on fuboTV. The Gunners were interested in three Barcelona players - Messi, Gerard Pique and Cesc Fabregas - before they broke into the first team at the Camp Nou, but were forced to settle for only the latter, who went on to make more than 300 appearances for the club. (more...)
NHL Announces 2018 Stanley Cup Finals Will Open With Lil Jon Performance NHL Announces 2018 Stanley Cup Finals Will Open With Lil Jon Performance
- May 30, 2018

Going up against perhaps the most intriguing National Basketball Association game of the season, a Game 7 in Houston, the NHL got everything it could have wanted from its Stanley Cup opener: Ten goals born from free-flowing hockey on the game's biggest stage. (more...)
Warriors, Rockets set for Game 7 in West finals Warriors, Rockets set for Game 7 in West finals
- May 29, 2018

By outscoring the Rockets , 64-25, the Warriors' 39-point difference became the highest in the second half of a playoff game in the shot clock era (since the 1954-55 season). ET. If at any point of the season (or the summer before the season) anyone had said the Rockets would be at home for game seven against the Golden State Warriors for a chance to go to the NBA Finals, we would all have absolutely been happy to accept. (more...)
LeBron James leads Cleveland back to National Basketball Association finals for fourth straight year LeBron James leads Cleveland back to National Basketball Association finals for fourth straight year
- May 29, 2018

The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Boston Celtics 97-79 on Sunday to advance to the National Basketball Association finals for the fourth consecutive year behind 35 points from LeBron James . The home team has won every game in this series thus far. They still can surrender open shots everywhere, a flaw that seems fatal against the 3-point happy Rockets or Warriors. (more...)
Oregon State Beavers earn No. 3 national seed for NCAA baseball tournament Oregon State Beavers earn No. 3 national seed for NCAA baseball tournament
- May 29, 2018

But in making UF the No. 1 overall seed, the NCAA committee took into account injuries to Singer (hamstring) and senior catcher JJ Schwarz (broken hand) during that stretch. "And we've got a real home field advantage". The Pirates are joined in the regional by No. 2 SC and No. 3 Ohio State, who start play Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. (more...)
Egypt forward Mohamed Salah Egypt forward Mohamed Salah "confident" he will be fit for World Cup
- May 29, 2018

Egyptians took to social media to vent their frustration over Salah's injury and blame Ramos for causing it, using Arabic's rich and colorful range of expletives. "It was a very tough night, but I'm a fighter", he said. The team's coach, Argentinean Hector Cuper, said a month before the World Cup kick off that The Pharaohs were banking on Salah in Russian Federation. (more...)
Poor shooting, turnovers doom Celtics in Game 7 loss to Cavaliers Poor shooting, turnovers doom Celtics in Game 7 loss to Cavaliers
- May 29, 2018

The 26-year-old was an All-Star during his first season with Boston, averaging 24.4 points and 5.1 assists in 60 games. The Cavaliers will open the NBA Finals on Thursday on the road against either the Golden State Warriors or Houston Rockets. (more...)
CSK vs SRH: Who will win today’s IPL 2018 Final game? CSK vs SRH: Who will win today’s IPL 2018 Final game?
- May 28, 2018

Shakib Al Hasan and Kane took the score past 100 but Williamson was out soon after when he failed to read a googly from leggie Karn Sharma and was stumped by his opposite number, the inimitable Dhoni . Although this will be an enticing affair tonight, CSK have been in this position and have also had a good four days of rest before the final . The Sunrisers failed to get him when he was struggling and if you can't dislodge a great player when he is down, he will make you pay and that's what ... (more...)
Egypt football fans' emotional reactions to Mo Salah's injury before World Cup Egypt football fans' emotional reactions to Mo Salah's injury before World Cup
- May 28, 2018

Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos , right, walks away after a collision with Liverpool's Mohamed Salah , left, during the Champions League Final soccer match between Real Madrid and Liverpool at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, May 26, 2018. (more...)
LeBron James Forces G7 With HISTORIC Performance LeBron James Forces G7 With HISTORIC Performance
- May 28, 2018

That's what the Detroit Pistons sometimes did to teams back then. "Had a chance there to cut it to 4 on a shot". It didn't quite go down, but this group is resilient. "As soon as I leave here, I'll start to prepare", James said after Game 6 . I'm betting on Celtics head coach Brad Stevens and his squad here to advance to the NBA Finals. (more...)
Liverpool's goalkeeper had the worst Champions League final imaginable Liverpool's goalkeeper had the worst Champions League final imaginable
- May 27, 2018

Real Madrid showed Liverpool what they do best as they denied the Reds a sixth Champions League trophy, with goals from Karim Benzema and a memorable double from Gareth Bale giving the Spanish giants their third title in a row and 13th in all. (more...)
Reports indicate that Gareth Bale could start for Real Madrid Reports indicate that Gareth Bale could start for Real Madrid
- May 27, 2018

Previous form suggests they have a propensity to sign the World Cup's most outstanding performers and there's every chance Alisson is just that this summer. Bale made the most of his 30 minutes on the pitch, however, scoring twice - including a stunning overhead kick two minutes after being introduced - to earn Los Blancos a 3-1 win against Liverpool in Kiev. (more...)
Williams, Sharapova poised for last-16 duel, Tennis News & Top Stories Williams, Sharapova poised for last-16 duel, Tennis News & Top Stories
- May 27, 2018

As a result of the illness, Williams had to take a long break from tennis. At Wimbledon, which runs from July 2-15, the All England Club are likely to seed Serena using its unique system that favours grass-court specialists, given she is a seven-time champion. (more...)
John Terry wants freakish clause in new Aston Villa contract John Terry wants freakish clause in new Aston Villa contract
- May 27, 2018

For both clubs, there is a significance about restoring their role as a PL club, with Fulham last competing in the top flight four seasons ago and Villa two seasons removed. "I don't know how you do all that and stand there, I couldn't do that for the life of me.' But my mum was a total one-off and my biggest supporter, and she was terrific". (more...)
Stevens Expects Counterpunch From LeBron In Game 2 Stevens Expects Counterpunch From LeBron In Game 2
- May 17, 2018

They're 9-0 at home this postseason, and if the Cavs can't snap that streak, their season will be over. They proceeded to blow the Cavs' out of the gym in Game 1 at the TD Garden. James can't be happy with his team just standing around on 50-50 balls, and allowing open threes over and over again. At first, it looked like one of those typical revenge games from the king. (more...)
IPL: RCB decimate KXIP by 10 wickets IPL: RCB decimate KXIP by 10 wickets
- May 17, 2018

However, for Punjab, they arrive into the match on the back of two consecutive defeats and face a team that will be without pressure. From now onwards, the Virat Kohli-led Bangalore will be out to derail other teams' chances. But Finch's 34-run innings finally came to an end as he became Searles maiden IPL scalp on his debut. Ashwin Run Out for a duck! The hitter from West Indies has been hitting the ball hard and far amassing fast runs in the process. (more...)
Baynes plays well as Celtics down Cavs Baynes plays well as Celtics down Cavs
- May 16, 2018

Game 1 was an absolute nightmare for the Cavs by just about every measure. The Celtics used a balanced attack as a half dozen players reached double figures. With the series shifting to OH on Saturday for Game 3, the Celtics road to an 18th championship banner is only going to get more hard. "We'll see how he feels". (more...)
Barcelona star Lionel Messi shuts down Man City hopes Barcelona star Lionel Messi shuts down Man City hopes
- May 16, 2018

He won the Champions League [and] La Liga [titles]. BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Barcelona star Lionel Messi says it would be "terrible" to see his friend and former teammate Neymar signing for Real Madrid . "The more trophies I've won at the end of the season, the better, and obviously with the national team, which is something I still don't have". And although Neymar has been as good as anyone in the continent there were rumors speculating that the 26-year-old was disappointed ... (more...)
Conte warns Chelsea flops to shape up ahead of Cup final Conte warns Chelsea flops to shape up ahead of Cup final
- May 16, 2018

We have six days to change our approach, [to find] our desire and our will to fight. Conte contradicted reports the Cup final will bring the curtain down on his two-year reign. Rafa Benitez's ability to keep Newcastle United in the Premier League came in no small part to his transfer business. "I was really proud of that", said Benitez. (more...)
Johnson enjoys best ever Players round Johnson enjoys best ever Players round
- May 15, 2018

He settled for a T10 by week's end and now he's right back in the mix this week here in Ponte Vedra Beach. May. Thomas opened with a one-over 73, Spieth a three-over 75 and Rose and Rahm four-under 68s. Johnson only gave himself a few reasonable chances the rest of the way, though he was more than happy with his 66. It was just his fourth round in the 60s in 31 trips around the Stadium Course and his best score by two shots. (more...)
Durant, Thompson power Warriors over Rockets in National Basketball Association playoffs Durant, Thompson power Warriors over Rockets in National Basketball Association playoffs
- May 15, 2018

Harden battled him at least in terms of points as he went for 41 of his own, but they came in vastly different ways. The comfort provided by a 2-1 record against the Warriors during the regular season series the Rockets held tight since January was blown away after just four quarters. (more...)
Sooners earn four seed, home regional and super regional Sooners earn four seed, home regional and super regional
- May 15, 2018

SC (45-14) is the softball tournament's No. 9 seed, is ranked No. 12 in the most recent USA Today-National Fastpitch Coaches Association poll and reached the final of the SEC tournament before falling 3-1 to fourth-ranked Florida. Notre Dame is in the tourney for the 20th straight year and 23rd time in the last 25 years. MI and Notre Dame squared off twice this season. NCAA Tournament play at Rhoads Stadium begins Friday, May 18 . (more...)
Dominant Hamilton wins in Spain, Vettel fourth Dominant Hamilton wins in Spain, Vettel fourth
- May 14, 2018

The victory bodes well for Mercedes for the rest of the season as the performances in Barcelona - where most teams bring significant vehicle updates - usually set the tone for the rest of the races on the European portion of the calendar. (more...)
For Mackenzie Dern, All The Bad Was Worth It At UFC 224 For Mackenzie Dern, All The Bad Was Worth It At UFC 224
- May 14, 2018

Considering Cooper is now essentially a "strawweight vs flyweight", it's no wonder Cooper is perturbed with Dern's extra 7.4 pounds. It was a hard past few weeks for Mackenzie Dern , as the unbeaten fighter failed to make weight for her UFC 224 contest with Amanda Cooper . (more...)
Mariners' Robinson Cano suffers broken bone in hand on hit by pitch Mariners' Robinson Cano suffers broken bone in hand on hit by pitch
- May 14, 2018

Bench coach Manny Acta was serving as Seattle's manager - with Ichiro Suzuki filling in as bench coach - because manager Scott Servais was away to watch his daughter receive a master's degree at Mississippi. Greiner opened the scoring with an RBI single in the fourth. Dee Gordon grounded out to first to end it. Cano , an eight-time All-Star, has hit.287 with four home runs and 23 RBIs so far this season. (more...)
Where would this season's Premier League be without Manchester City? Where would this season's Premier League be without Manchester City?
- May 14, 2018

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is angry youngsters Phil Foden and Brahim Diaz will not receive Premier League winner's medals. At stake is positioning, especially from spots 10 to 15, while we'll also find out who's going to be relegated alongside West Brom and Stoke City. (more...)
Nunes successfully defends after stoppage Nunes successfully defends after stoppage
- May 13, 2018

Clearly perturbed by being taken down in the second round, Nunes marched forward even more in the third, though she finally encountered some tough resistance. Nunes and Pennington are friends away from the cage, and that probably won't change. The time of the stoppage was 2:36 of the fifth round. She invited Pennington's fiancé Tecia Torres into the Octagon and claimed that it was the hardest fight of her career due to her friendship with the couple. (more...)
Klopp to focus on Brighton game Klopp to focus on Brighton game
- May 13, 2018

And Klopp delivered his tribute via video link: "I read and hear about him being a wonderful role model for Egypt - North Africa - for the wider Arabic world and for Muslims". "All the awards around are really deserved but hopefully the last one was yesterday and now it is about playing the game on Sunday". "As a manager I'd prefer he goes home after the [club's] awards and relax but he was early enough in bed, we organised it as much as possible". (more...)
Raptors Fire Head Coach Dwane Casey After Playoff Sweep by Cavaliers Raptors Fire Head Coach Dwane Casey After Playoff Sweep by Cavaliers
- May 12, 2018

Casey is widely considered to be a top contender for the NBA's own Coach of the Year award, which is voted on by members of the news media and will be announced June 25. I'm not ruling out anything". Still, Lowry was dejected by the team's playoff performance, calling it a "wasted year" after a third straight elimination at the hands of James and the Cavs. (more...)
West Ham v. Man United West Ham v. Man United
- May 11, 2018

The post Mourinho: Lukaku Out, Sanchez Back For West Ham Clash; Ferguson Will Recover appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria . Mourinho turned to Rashford in an attempt to sway the game in favour of United, who were again below-par just over a week before their FA Cup final date with Chelsea . (more...)
Ricky Rubio, Dante Exum out for Game 5 with hamstring strains Ricky Rubio, Dante Exum out for Game 5 with hamstring strains
- May 11, 2018

We didn't come this far just to be up 3-1 in the semifinals. "That wasn't a joke [about the mid-range shots being lay-ups]", Paul said. Exum was whistled for three first-quarter fouls, with the last two (on a Harden drive and a Harden three-point attempt) questionable enough that the soldout Jazz crowd was incensed. (more...)
Phil Jones: Sir Alex Ferguson is like a father to me Phil Jones: Sir Alex Ferguson is like a father to me
- May 11, 2018

Defender Phil Jones, one of a handful of players signed by Ferguson who is still at the club, added: "I know his character". Chelsea boss Antonie Conte said: "I have had the possibility to know him and his wife and to understand that this is a special person. (more...)
Tottenham boss Pochettino: We're now London's top club. It's time to Tottenham boss Pochettino: We're now London's top club. It's time to
- May 11, 2018

The club remains 10th in the Premier League ahead of Sunday's final game of the season against Chelsea at St James's Park. Jonjo Shelvey would hit the post with a cracking free-kick before skipper Jamaal Lascelles tested Lloris' reflexes with a fine header from a well-worked corner. (more...)
LeBron James, Cavs end Raptors' season for third straight year LeBron James, Cavs end Raptors' season for third straight year
- May 09, 2018

James, the buzzer-beating hero of Cleveland's epic victory in game three on Saturday, scored 29 points as Toronto's bid to avoid the ignominy of a 4-0 series loss ended in a 128-93 pounding. Lue said playing James with the Cavs' second unit helped negate the Toronto bench. Love also added two blocks and two steals, while finally rounding back into form. (more...)
QB Joe Burrow leaving Ohio State, becomes top grad transfer option QB Joe Burrow leaving Ohio State, becomes top grad transfer option
- May 09, 2018

Haskins was going to be the Buckeyes' starter in 2018. A key domino fell in Ohio State's quarterback race Tuesday. Mostly playing in mop-up duty, Burrow completed 22-of-28 pases for 226 yards and two touchdowns that season. On Monday, Dan Mullen tried to quiet down the rumors by saying the Gators were not interested in adding a grad transfer quarterback, "right now". As noted by SEC Country's Sam Spiegelman, LSU is a school that very well could play a role in Burrow's future . (more...)
Reuben Foster pleads not guilty to 3 felony charges in California Reuben Foster pleads not guilty to 3 felony charges in California
- May 09, 2018

Prosecutor Jim Dermertzis has said the district attorney's office will continue to prosecute the case against Foster even if Ennis does not cooperate with the investigation. "The big question moving forward at the preliminary hearing: Will the accuser come to court and testify under oath to what she said through her attorney publicly?" said Clark, who is now a defense attorney and legal analyst. (more...)
West Brom relegated from Premier League West Brom relegated from Premier League
- May 09, 2018

The game has been dubbed as the £120 million match as the side who are relegated will suffer greatly financially, whereas the side who survive will continue to share in the spoils of the massive television money in the Premier League. The side needed a draw between Swansea and Southampton to keep alive its faint hopes, but Gabbiadini put paid to that. And manager Carlos Carvalhal could name an unchanged team for the match, although he may be tempted to make changes in a bid to return ... (more...)
Arsenal star has revealed that offers has already started flooding in Arsenal star has revealed that offers has already started flooding in
- May 09, 2018

Wenger has two matches remaining, both away from home - at Leicester City on Wednesday, then at Huddersfield Town on Sunday. "The Premier League, we can accept this but in my work there is no pressure because it doesn't change my philosophy". (more...)
MLB London Series Set for June 2019 MLB London Series Set for June 2019
- May 09, 2018

Baseball will be coming to London when the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox face each other in two regular-season games at the Olympic Stadium in 2019. There were significant challenges that had to be overcome. "We could not be happier that Commissioner Manfred has been able to make this a reality", Red Sox owner John Henry said. (more...)
Cardiff boss Neil Warnock praises secret weapon grandson after promotion Cardiff boss Neil Warnock praises secret weapon grandson after promotion
- May 08, 2018

It's shaping to be the best year yet for Philippine football . I was close to the goalkeeping coach there, so I just trained as hard as I could and waited. "I'm still learning and I'm definitely not the finished article yet". "It's been an emotional roller-coaster for me", Etheridge said . The manager added: "I was very disappointed with the results over the past two weeks". (more...)
Arsenal's Mesut Ozil may miss final games of season with back injury Arsenal's Mesut Ozil may miss final games of season with back injury
- May 07, 2018

However, "The Invincibles" was the last time Arsenal won the league with supporters increasingly frustrated at the Gunners' inability to compete for Premier League and Champions League honours. "It will be hard to say thank you enough", he told a news conference (via Goal ). Welcomed back on to the pitch by rapturous chants of "there's only one Arsene Wenger ", the Frenchman addressed the crowd: "Thank you for having me for such a long time ". (more...)
Woods survives cut but continues to struggle on greens Woods survives cut but continues to struggle on greens
- May 07, 2018

Woods' sixth straight third round of par of better was promising, but it wasn't good enough to make up a lot of ground - and certainly not as bold as the moves from Phil Mickelson (64) or Rory McIlroy (66). Woods' round was his first under-par score of the tournament and might have been really low if he had been able to find more form with his putter - the one he feigned ditching in a trash can after he three-putt the final green. (more...)
Boston Celtics Win In A Thriller To Take Game 2 From 76ers Boston Celtics Win In A Thriller To Take Game 2 From 76ers
- May 07, 2018

There's been a lot of hand-wringing about his brutal performance in the last 24 hours, with some critics wondering whether the basketball media has perhaps been too hasty in anointing him a superstar. The Sixers will look to climb out of the 0-2 hole on Saturday when they return home for game three. Australian centre Aron Baynes was strong with five points and four rebounds, including a three-pointer in the third quarter that gave Boston their first lead of the game. (more...)
Former Manchester United boss, Sir Ferguson has emergency surgery Former Manchester United boss, Sir Ferguson has emergency surgery
- May 07, 2018

The footballing world has come together after learning that Ferguson underwent emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage and requires intensive care to aid his recovery. "Thoughts with all the family". Ferguson retired five years ago having won a 38 major trophies in just over 26 years in charge at Old Trafford, including 13 Premier League titles and the UEFA Champions League twice. (more...)
Chelsea stand-off as Conte refuses to resign Chelsea stand-off as Conte refuses to resign
- May 05, 2018

Asked if he had any input into the decision to sell Salah, Conte said: "No, no". Conte has acknowledged that the West Londoners still hold hope of edging out their rivals, but admits that they face a hard game against a Liverpool side who have just reached the Champions League final . (more...)
Adelaide loses worldwide cricket on Australia Day Adelaide loses worldwide cricket on Australia Day
- May 05, 2018

For the past three years, Adelaide has hosted a day-night Test. CA did not declare the match timings for India's opening Test, taking a similar approach as they did against South Africa in 2016, where the timings were announced almost two months after confirmation of the dates. (more...)