• Gary Neville's verdict after Scotland 2-2 England
Gary Neville's verdict after Scotland 2-2 England

And then a noise after that, that I have never heard anything like before. "Overall the objective is to qualify and we are top of the group". "But one lapse of concentration has cost us in the end and instead of getting three points we got one".

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  • Champions Trophy: Pakistan wins toss, decides to field against SL
Champions Trophy: Pakistan wins toss, decides to field against SL

Dig deeper through what transpired though, and it would seem another case of hara-kiri from a South African cricket team. "It was just a poor batting performance and nothing to do with the energy or intensity or believe in the team". The good length delivery, like the one bowled by Junaid to have Danushka Gunathilaka hit on the up to mid off, was a...

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  • India wins it easy over South Africa in Champions Trophy
India wins it easy over South Africa in Champions Trophy

Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli gave due respect to the main strike bowling duo of Kagiso Rabada and Morne Morkel, before opening up against Chris Morris and Andile Phehlukwayo. It was the latest setback for South Africa in ICC tournaments as the Proteas have won only one knockout match in big events since 2000. That and the 12 wides bowled ...

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  • King Dunlap retires after nine seasons with Eagles and Chargers
King Dunlap retires after nine seasons with Eagles and Chargers

Dunlap has been a familiar face on the Chargers offensive line for the last four seasons, starting 46 games in that time as the primary blindside blocker for Philip Rivers . Dunlap was a free agent after getting released by San Diego in March, as he was made expendable by the Chargers' signing of Russell Okung . Because of Dunlap's solid season...

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  • French Open roundup from day one's action
French Open roundup from day one's action

I really am looking forward to being there. Petra Kvitova made a winning return following her lengthy lay-off as she moved into the second round of the French Open . Makarova pointed out she never had played a singles match in the tournament's main stadium (she was the 2013 French Open women's doubles champion).

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  • Angelique Kerber Historically Gets Knocked Out Of Roland Garros
Angelique Kerber Historically Gets Knocked Out Of Roland Garros

However, she lost in the first round a year ago, as well, but not as No. 1. I really don't know what I will do now, but for sure I will think about what is the best preparation for grass now'. "I came here to win the matches", Kvitova said. Kvitova suffered injuries to her left hand from the attack and underwent more than three hours of sur...

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  • 'I know my ambitions' - Kane wants permanent England captaincy
'I know my ambitions' - Kane wants permanent England captaincy

According to the Standard, England manager Gareth Southgate has now confirmed that Kane is set to retain the captain's armband at least through tomorrow's friendly between England and France in Paris. And on the prospect of scoring past Lloris, Kane added: "That would be nice". Instead he was close to achieving his best result in the job,...

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  • Penguins power past Predators for second straight Stanley Cup
Penguins power past Predators for second straight Stanley Cup

Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby hoisted up Lord Stanley Cup after his team defeated the Nashville Predators in Tennessee by the score of 2-0, clinching the best of seven series 4-2. Pittsburgh's win is the second championship in 18 months for coach Mike Sullivan , who has yet to lose a playoff series since taking over after Mike J...

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  • Predators fan has charges dropped after throwing catfish on ice
Predators fan has charges dropped after throwing catfish on ice

The Penguins then went on a 3-0 run before a Nashville fan threw a dead catfish on the ice. Game 3 is Saturday night in Nashville in what amounts to a last stand for the Predators and their suddenly very average-looking goalie. "But we know the ultimate goal is two more wins and they're going to be tough to get". "Since day one that I've been h...

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  • England beats Venezuela to lift U20 World Cup for 1st time
England beats Venezuela to lift U20 World Cup for 1st time

The Duke of Cambridge, the president of the Football Association, added: "Huge congratulations to England on winning the U20 World Cup - high hopes for the future of English football!" Calvert-Lewin only made his first appearance for Everton in the second half of last season, and Dominic Solanke , the striker who was awarded the Golden Ball...

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  • STANLEY CUP: Pittsburgh beats Predators 2-0 - Crosby named MVP
STANLEY CUP: Pittsburgh beats Predators 2-0 - Crosby named MVP

They have the best player on the planet in Sidney Crosby and head coach Mike Sullivan must eat Lucky Charms for breakfast each and every day because he is now 8-0 all-time in National Hockey League playoff series. "She's not even into sports, and she's sitting there texting from home, all excited about the game". They may not play in the most t...

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  • National Hockey League rumors: Could the Predators actually bench Pekka Rinne?
National Hockey League rumors: Could the Predators actually bench Pekka Rinne?

Penguins' rookie Jake Guentzel broke the 1-1 tie with the quickest goal scored to start a period in Penguins' franchise history. The Penguins are two wins away from winning the Stanley Cup , and they have an MVP-worthy rookie sniper, and two goalies to thank for that.

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  • Crosby, Penguins cap amazing year to repeat
Crosby, Penguins cap amazing year to repeat

The Penguins became the first team to repeat as Cup champs since the Red Wings did so in 1997 and 1998. But with Crosby at the height of his powers and showing no sign of slowing down, a fantastic supporting cast behind him, and a goalie who is still technically a rookie but has already won two Cups, there is no reason to think they're going away...

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  • Three US university football players charged with sex assault
Three US university football players charged with sex assault

The three former players charged in the case are Josh King , Donnie Corley and Demetric Vance . "She is my friend". The report found that Dantonio fully complied with university policy. Last month, a former Baylor University student sued the Texas college, alleging she was drugged and gang raped by football players and that the school had tur...

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  • Andy Murray beats Kei Nishikori to set up semis clash with Wawrinka
Andy Murray beats Kei Nishikori to set up semis clash with Wawrinka

But the second set proved the turning point for the double Olympic gold medallist, levelling up the match with the tennis that has taken him to top spot in the world with a 6-1 set. Former British No.1 Greg Rusedski, commentating on Eurosport, said Murray always responds well when there is something to get annoyed about. The last French player in...

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  • McLaren slam Honda after engine failure
McLaren slam Honda after engine failure

However, Alonso has crossed the chequered flag in just one race so far this season, while team-mate Stoffel Vandoorne has managed three finishes in seven rounds. So I'll say only this: "it's simply, and absolutely, not good enough", concluded the Frenchman. The double world champion is out of contract at the end of the season, but has said he wil...

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  • Jackson to play pre-Game 3 concert in Nashville
Jackson to play pre-Game 3 concert in Nashville

In all four previous games after losses this postseason, Rinne had allowed four total goals - one in each. PITTSBURGH (AP ) - The Nashville Predators insist goaltender Pekka Rinne isn't to blame for the 2-0 series deficit against the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins in the Stanley Cup Final.

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  • Curry vows more aggressive play after finals struggles
Curry vows more aggressive play after finals struggles

The defending champion Cavaliers got steamrolled in the first three games of these much-hyped NBA Finals , and just when much of the world is prepared to anoint the Warriors as the greatest team ever, the greatest show on the planet plummets back to earth with a very bad performance in Cleveland.

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  • Penguins beat Nashville to take home Stanley Cups
Penguins beat Nashville to take home Stanley Cups

After almost 58 minutes of scoreless skating, the Preds fell just short of the Stanley Cup in a heartbreaking 2-0 defeat. "Everybody cares and we obviously wanted to lift the cup this year but it didn't happen". A decent lipreader might tell you Sirignano said "he's so wet", and it turns out that's what the issue was. Sissons and Filip Forsberg e...

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  • Davis Love IV, Ryan Palmer, Chris Wood added to US Open field
Davis Love IV, Ryan Palmer, Chris Wood added to US Open field

PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP WINNER (3 years): Si Woo Kim, Rickie Fowler . He who hit the ball between the goal posts the most often was generally declared the victor while other facets of the game were neutralised. But under Davis not only have the course set-ups at the US Open become generally more interesting (though not necessarily less difficul...

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