• Pundit makes freaky claim over Man Utd and Defoe
Pundit makes freaky claim over Man Utd and Defoe

In a statement, his mother Gemma said: "Brad is very weak and finding breathing hard, but he is fighting it". The family wrote on Facebook: "Update on brad is he is very weak and finding breathing hard but he is fighting it". Saunders insists that Defoe's Premier League pedigree makes him a far more assured signing than splurging on a foreign r...

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  • DFS NASCAR: Coke Zero 400 Playbook & Lineups
DFS NASCAR: Coke Zero 400 Playbook & Lineups

And his choice as his absolute favorite surprised no one - the 2001 Coke Zero 400 , a victory that came only four-and-a-half months after his father Dale Earnhardt died following a last-lap accident in the DAYTONA 500 . Not that I'm never going to show up again, or never going to around again. "What will you be most proud of?" I don't think I'v...

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  • Dale Jr. takes his final laps Saturday in Daytona
Dale Jr. takes his final laps Saturday in Daytona

With the big names like Stewart, Gordon and Earnhardt finished, who will step up? "It's huge", said Billie Nimnicht III, president of Nimnicht Family of Dealerships. "Right now, everything's up in the air", he said. "The only goal at Daytona is to win", Bayne said. Moreover, there's a 4.1 percent increase in sales among NASCAR fans after ...

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  • Toronto Maple Leafs sign veteran defenceman Ron Hainsey to two-year contract
Toronto Maple Leafs sign veteran defenceman Ron Hainsey to two-year contract

McElhinney, 34, appeared in 14 games for the Maple Leafs after being claimed on waivers last January from the Columbus Blue Jackets. Hainsey just finished a three-year, $8.5 million contract. Spending $850,000 on the cap for a back up goalie is a bargain in the National Hockey League with more high end back ups earning more. Sparks was signed f...

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  • Philippines' Duterte remains as popular as ever after first year as president
Philippines' Duterte remains as popular as ever after first year as president

In Manila, 15 of 23 senators backed martial law last month. Relations between China and the Philippines have entered a "golden period of fast development", Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Thursday, touting growth in trade and their efforts to settle disputes in the South China Sea.

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  • Chelsea launches new home and away kit
Chelsea launches new home and away kit

Nike will reportedly pay Chelsea a whopping £60m a season for the next 15 years. The strip is also rooted in the club's history, with an integral part of the creation involving the designers taking an original shirt from the 1970s and ensuring the blue was a flawless match for the club's specific shade.

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  • Traders, transporters calls for shutdown in Kashmir valley on GST issue
Traders, transporters calls for shutdown in Kashmir valley on GST issue

Tax analysts said that there is ambiguity regarding the applicability of GST to J&K. With special status under Article 370, J&K has to amend its own Constitution to roll out GST. Due to the bandh, the business was affected, Om Prakash Taneja , president of the Cloth and Saree Traders Association said. "We can try and address the apprehensions,...

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  • Wimbledon 2017: Tough first round matches loom for Australia's male contingent
Wimbledon 2017: Tough first round matches loom for Australia's male contingent

French Open champion Nadal, who has not gone past the fourth round at Wimbledon since 2011, plays Australia's John Millman in round one and is seeded to face former U.S. Konta withdrew from a grass-court tuneup in Eastbourne on Friday after hurting herself during a fall a day earlier, when she pulled off two big victories in one day after rain ha...

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  • Washington State Budget Deal Advances
Washington State Budget Deal Advances

About 32,000 state employees would be laid off, effective Saturday morning, if the deal is not signed into law by midnight Friday. Washington state lawmakers released the details of their last-minute $43.7 billion budget deal Friday. The four-year proposal includes increases to the state contribution to teacher salaries and specifies a minimum an...

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  • NHL Draft Preview: Mock Draft
NHL Draft Preview: Mock Draft

The veteran National Hockey League defenceman - and former Vancouver Canuck - was selected Wednesday night by the league's newest team, the Vegas Golden Knights, in the league's expansion draft. Vegas also picked up Tampa Bay defenseman Jason Garrison, who had nine power-play goals last season, along with forward Nikita Gusev, a 2017 second-round p...

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  • Sky Sports to revamp around thematic channels
Sky Sports to revamp around thematic channels

Football, being the most popular sport on the books of Sky by some distance, will receive two channels as per the update, with a new " Sky Sports Arena" channel specialising in the likes of tennis and rugby is also in the works. Nor did BBC's live Rio Olympics coverage last summer. TV insiders report that the new content strategy forms part of ...

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  • Serena Williams slams John McEnroe's controversial ranking comments
Serena Williams slams John McEnroe's controversial ranking comments

Tennis great Serena Williams fired back after former tennis star John McEnroe said Williams would rank "like No. 700 in the world" if she played on the men's circuit. Let's talk about Serena Williams . Having a baby during her playing career was clearly not in Williams' plans. McEnroe: Best female player ever - no question.

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  • Ronaldo accused of tax fraud totalling €14.7million
Ronaldo accused of tax fraud totalling €14.7million

In the latest case to feature one of the Spanish league's most high profile players being probed by tax authorities, Ronaldo has been accused of knowingly hiding his image rights income between 2011 and 2014. The statement read: " Cristiano Ronaldo signed for Real Madrid in 2009 under the Law of Impatriots, legislation in force and prevailing...

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  • Celtic FC considering shock swoop for Leeds United FC star
Celtic FC considering shock swoop for Leeds United FC star

According to the Daily Mirror's David Anderson via Twitter , Taylor has agreed to join on a Bosman transfer from Elland Road when his contract is up in a month. "I promise, even if we lose him at the end of the season for free, I'm not selling him". He is believed to have agreed personal terms with Burnley , although the Clarets have not yet ...

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  • So Yeon Ryu becomes No. 1 in women's golf
So Yeon Ryu becomes No. 1 in women's golf

Leading Indian golfer Aditi Ashok secured a career-best tied 25th finish in LPGA's Walmart NW Arkansas Championship . Ariya Jutanugarn's reign as the women's world number one is over after less than two weeks. 1 player in the world. Local hero Lin Wen-tang held a one-shot lead after nine but an errant tee shot on 14 saw his title hopes dashe...

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  • Jury deadlocked in Bill Cosby sex assault trial, ordered to continue deliberations
Jury deadlocked in Bill Cosby sex assault trial, ordered to continue deliberations

The jury began deliberating Monday. The jury tells the judge that it "cannot come to a unanimous consensus on any of the counts". Count two involves whether or not Constand could give consent: was she conscious and aware or was she incapacitated? Questioning Wyatt's knowledge of the law, Allred made it clear: "Jury can deliberate however lo...

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  • It's official! Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor on August 26
It's official! Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor on August 26

The much-hyped Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight has been scheduled for August 26 in Las Vegas , according to two people familiar with the negotiations . The bout will be distributed via Showtime pay-per-view and will be an entirely boxing card. " Absolutely not ", White said yesterday during a media call for Mayweather Vs McGr...

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  • Man Utd push to close Morata signing this week
Man Utd push to close Morata signing this week

He still managed to score 20 goals for his club and another 7 for his country since last year's Euro 2016 tournament. Talks between United and Real remain ongoing with Mourinho determined to get his transfer business done early this summer.

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  • Federer crushes Zverev to clinch ninth Halle title
Federer crushes Zverev to clinch ninth Halle title

Swiss tennis player Roger Federer claimed his ninth title at the Halle Open after beating German Alexander Zverev , World No.12, in Sunday's final. The Swiss has used the tournament as an ideal platform ahead of Wimbledon for many years and looks in ominous form once again before the third Grand Slam of 2017 gets underway next week - where he wi...

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  • Whole world looking at India, says Modi
Whole world looking at India, says Modi

During the interaction at the Willard Hotel, where he is staying, Modi gave a patient hearing to the wish-list of the top bosses . The Prime Minister pointed out opportunities for tourism through developing hotels in "PPP (public private partnership) model" at 500 railway stations, Mr Bagey said.

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