• Crusaders Nil the Highlanders To Secure Semi-Final Place
Crusaders Nil the Highlanders To Secure Semi-Final Place

The defending champion Hurricanes may be heartened by the South African powerhouse's apparent struggles and will hope to close them down, as they did in last year's final in Wellington. "If we'd been delayed out of Dunedin again and we're starting to get into 4 or 5pm, trying to arrive at that time I would've thought yep, 100 percent we need to del...

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  • Centurión no firmó en Genoa y vuelve a Boca
Centurión no firmó en Genoa y vuelve a Boca

Los pedidos del Mellizo dieron resultado: Boca ofreció alrededor de 5 millones de dólares por el total del pase del jugador, que pertenece a San Pablo en un 70% y a Racing en un 30%. Por otro lado, Guillermo Barros Schelotto le pidió a la dirigencia Xeneize un mayor esfuerzo por retenerlo y una nueva conversación con la institución paulista...

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  • Rockhold vs Branch set for UFC Fight Night 116
Rockhold vs Branch set for UFC Fight Night 116

Prior to the loss, Rockhold had won five straight, a run that culminated in a championship-earning victory over former titleholder Chris Weidman at UFC 194 in December 2015. His first fight back in the Octagon sawa him take on Krzysztof Jotko , and it was by no means a stellar performance, but he did manage to grind his way to a split decision vict...

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  • Kuchar aiming to come of age at British Open
Kuchar aiming to come of age at British Open

The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews - the ruling authority of the sport everywhere bar the USA and Mexico - has launched an investigation into the incident, which took place after Koepka missed a long putt for birdie. He won the Masters and U.S. Open in 2015 and had control of the 2016 Masters until his infamous triple bogey on the 12th h...

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  • Conte bans Costa from Chelsea's first-team training
Conte bans Costa from Chelsea's first-team training

Still, as Conte spouted numerous same cliches we've heard many times before about Michy, it is perhaps heartening to see him acknowledge the effort put in and the improvements seen in the 23-year-old's game. The Italian has also cooled talk about Diego Costa's imminent departure, a decision he had made as early as January . For the sake of this ...

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  • Alexandre Lacazette will need time to settle at Arsenal - Robert Pires
Alexandre Lacazette will need time to settle at Arsenal - Robert Pires

Lacazette joined the north London club from Ligue 1 side Lyon earlier this month in a club-record €60m (£52.6m, $68m) deal and has already netted for the club in pre-season against Sydney FC only 15 minutes after coming off from the bench.

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  • Barcelona Exerting Pressure on Coutinho
Barcelona Exerting Pressure on Coutinho

We are not a selling club. Barcelona have been heavily linked with the 25-year-old since the turn of the year, but their opening offer was immediately rejected by Liverpool , who insist Coutinho is not for sale at any price . The report states that Chambers, who spent last season on loan with Middlesbrough, was "made aware his opportunities w...

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  • Kyrie Irving considered going to Bulls before Butler trade
Kyrie Irving considered going to Bulls before Butler trade

Irving would need to be traded by Cleveland in order to leave. Still, Minnesota has limited pieces to offer, if they aren't moving Wiggins. Irving is still bound to stay in the team until 2020. James was demanding of his younger teammates but he was always adamant that Irving would grow into a superior player. The Denver Nuggets again inten...

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  • Matt Kuchar's Blustery 2nd Round at the British Open
Matt Kuchar's Blustery 2nd Round at the British Open

Spieth separated himself from the field with a third-round 65, matching his score from the first round. Had Kuchar stayed out of trouble, he could be even with Spieth. "And you control your own destiny, and sometimes that can be a big thing on your mind versus I need help and I'll just go out there and try to play well".

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  • Midway through third round, Spieth has lead
Midway through third round, Spieth has lead

A fine 68 on day two for Rory McIlroy , he says it is up there with the best he has played at The Open. The American has not played since winning at Erin Hills last month, but found his rhythm very quickly at Royal Birkdale to jump into a share of the clubhouse lead with compatriot Jordan Spieth on five under, with Matt Kuchar joining them...

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  • Kin pray for another special innings from Harmanpreet Kaur
Kin pray for another special innings from Harmanpreet Kaur

She struck a 66-run stand with Mithali for the third wicket before the latter departed with the scores on 101/3 at the half-way mark. "She immediately entered the district senior team and during a match at Patiala, she hit four sixes, two of the shots broke the window glasses of a house near the ground".

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  • Las Vegas party the flawless Open warm-up for Koepka
Las Vegas party the flawless Open warm-up for Koepka

It was also significant given the efforts of top-ranked Dustin Johnson , who strode with the loose-limbed prowl of a panther, but could do no better than one-over 71 in balmy afternoon conditions. Hard, by all accounts. Spieth never looked as if he was under any stress, except for his tee shot into the bunker on No. 8. "I would have gladly sta...

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  • Open wrap: Spieth soars, Aussies in mix
Open wrap: Spieth soars, Aussies in mix

After a bogey-free round on Thursday, Kuchar was grinding, picking up three birdies and four bogeys (two in the last three holes) on his way to a 71. Day's return to some form was the most encouraging, his high point being a brilliant short iron shot at the par-four eighth hole that nearly found the cup.

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  • World's 'best' horse Arrogate beaten at $1.10
World's 'best' horse Arrogate beaten at $1.10

Arrogate , last most of the way, made a mild move around the far turn but never seriously threatened and finished fourth, 4 1/4 lengths behind his stablemate. The popular five-year-old, who overcame life-threatening laminitis before returning to the track last year after a 13-month layoff, had to survive a stewards' inquiry after leaning into the r...

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  • Trump lawyer says there's no pardon discussion
Trump lawyer says there's no pardon discussion

In a wide-ranging discussion at the Aspen Security Forum in Colorado, Clapper and Brennan said that Trump advisers should have been more wary of meeting with a Russian lawyer and others. Those who make these projections have relied on some of the scandals arising from the revelations about Trump's campaign collusion with Russian Federation, or ...

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  • Tucker to Trump: 'Lay Off Jeff Sessions - He's Your Friend'
Tucker to Trump: 'Lay Off Jeff Sessions - He's Your Friend'

Meyers did point out one person very loyal to Trump: Sean Hannity . "But I can let Trump lapdog Sean Hannity tell you, because he can't seem to stop talking about it", Meyers said , followed by several clips of Hannity asking his audience whether they remember the claims in the dossier about urinating prostitutes.

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  • Coverage of Round 3 at Royal Birkdale
Coverage of Round 3 at Royal Birkdale

If McIlroy had to be reminded, so did everyone else. Spieth , world number three and twice major champion, putted smoothly to pick up five birdies and did not drop a shot as fierce crosswinds buffeted the early starters at Royal Birkdale.

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  • Spieth feeling rested as Open looms
Spieth feeling rested as Open looms

I realize kind of where I'm at in my life", he said. The game is coming together for him, and it all could come together this week. "I'm looking forward to getting back to America and getting back into some nice conditions". But as I keep saying, it doesn't feel that far away. "With a nifty lie, I had a 3-iron out and I changed to 3-wood and let it...

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  • El Salvador's Romero banned for biting Altidore
El Salvador's Romero banned for biting Altidore

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football said Saturday the discipline was issued by the Gold Cup disciplinary committee for "anti-sporting behavior". striker Jozy Altidore during their Gold Cup quarter-final. She's mad at me. "My girl is mad at me. She's mad at Romero, because she's like: 'Only I can bite y...

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  • British Open 2017: Tom Watson salutes toughness of Birkdale leader Jordan Spieth
British Open 2017: Tom Watson salutes toughness of Birkdale leader Jordan Spieth

He spent Friday morning at his rented house in front of the television, watching players battle a relentless wind at Royal Birkdale, all the while checking a forecast that was even worse for when he played in the afternoon. "He's got a day tomorrow where not only can he win a major championship, but it can do a lot for him in a lot of different are...

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