• Lions roar into Super Rugby final with 44-26 win over Waratahs
Lions roar into Super Rugby final with 44-26 win over Waratahs

The Waratahs' run to the semi-finals was due in part to some good luck and the side's resilience and showed how much they have improved in 12 months after finishing 16th out of 18 teams a year ago with only four wins. The contest played true to most pre-match predictions: The Waratahs brought their outside backs into play as much as possible bu...

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  • Woods has sights on ninth title at 'special' Firestone
Woods has sights on ninth title at 'special' Firestone

Woods, an eight-time victor at Firestone, took the advantage at the hard par-4 18th hole (his ninth) when he drained a 50-foot monster birdie putt to climb to three-under-par and three shots back of Stanley. Firestone South, a long, tree-lined course, has not in the past set up well for the 35-year-old Italian. They will follow the group that inc...

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  • Jose Mourinho: Real Madrid Bigger Than Cristiano Ronaldo
Jose Mourinho: Real Madrid Bigger Than Cristiano Ronaldo

The former Spain boss was speaking after watching his side lose 2-1 in an International Champions Cup fixture against Manchester United at the Hard Rock Stadium in Florida yesterday morning (Singapore time). "[I have] recognition for one of the most important players in the history of Real Madrid , the club appreciated his legacy by facilitati...

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  • Johnny Manziel throws INT on his first CFL pass
Johnny Manziel throws INT on his first CFL pass

The second interception is one you could argue was on the receiver, but overall, it doesn't change that Manziel played poorly. Manziel left having completed 11 of 20 passes for 104 yards. "I feel our offence is ready to go out and execute". It sucks. Nevertheless, I don't think this defines me coming up here as a CFL player. Hajrullahu added a 42-y...

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  • Liverpool have 'all the ingredients' to win titles: Lallana
Liverpool have 'all the ingredients' to win titles: Lallana

The defeat in Kiev to Real Madrid also did point an accusing finger at a shortcoming in squad-building that may well have been quickly rectified. Alisson will be tasked with improving the Liverpool FC defence following the inconsistent performances of Loris Karius and Simon Mignolet.

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  • Miami, FSU, UCF all appear in preseason coaches’ poll
Miami, FSU, UCF all appear in preseason coaches’ poll

As one would expect, Alabama swept the first place votes after winning the College Football Playoff national championship at the end of last season . Oklahoma State is coming off a school-record third consecutive 10-win season. Four more SEC teams - Texas A&M, South Carolina , Florida and Kentucky- were among teams receiving votes in the presea...

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  • Michelle and Barack Obama Commend LeBron James for Opening 'I Promise' School
Michelle and Barack Obama Commend LeBron James for Opening 'I Promise' School

Trump apparently was watching his favorite (and we use that word loosely) cable TV network, CNN , and came upon James being interviewed by anchor/reporter Don Lemon . It will initially open its doors to 240 third- and fourth-grade students, and will add first- and second-grade classes in 2019. The public school is considered the first of its ki...

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  • Virat Kohli frustrates England with Edgbaston hundred
Virat Kohli frustrates England with Edgbaston hundred

India tried to rebuild but wickets fell regularly, with Ajinkya Rahane edging Curran behind before Ashwin, promoted up the order, did the same to Anderson. It was the all-rounder's 100th Test wicket and evidence, if any were needed, of just what an exciting talent he is. Dawid Malan drops Virat Kohli off Jimmy Anderson.

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  • Urban Meyer Apologizes For 'Misleading' Domestic Violence Response
Urban Meyer Apologizes For 'Misleading' Domestic Violence Response

Courtney Smith , ex-wife of Zach Smith , gave McMurphy text messages between her and the wives of Ohio State coaches - including Meyer's wife, Shelley , - showing Urban Meyer likely was aware of the domestic issues. Why was one incident deemed permissible to discuss-Meyer said he and Shelley had advised the Smiths to seek counseling and t...

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  • Johnny Manziel to make his CFL debut, start on Friday
Johnny Manziel to make his CFL debut, start on Friday

In those games, he completed 21 of 31 passes with one touchdown while rushing six times for 19 yards. The former first-round pick has dealt with numerous off-field problems. I tried anyways to make plays on the field. Montreal acquired Manziel and offensive linemen Tony Washington and Landon Rice from Hamilton last Tuesday in exchange for wide ...

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  • Barcelona agree £27m deal for Bayern Munich star Arturo Vidal
Barcelona agree £27m deal for Bayern Munich star Arturo Vidal

Vidal joined Bayern Munich from Italian side Juventus in 2015 for a fee in the region of £32m, signed by former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola. "The agreement with Arturo Vidal is for the next three seasons and is pending medical review that the player will pass in the coming days".

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  • Serena suffers worst loss of professional career
Serena suffers worst loss of professional career

Serving for the set at 5-1, Konta fended off Kenin's second break point of the match before closing out the opening frame with back-to-back aces, putting her ace total at four for the set. First major defeats for Serena was misfiring in the games against Simona Halep at the Final tournament 2014 (0:6, 2:6) and against Jonet Kruger at the tourna...

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  • High stakes: National Basketball Association becomes first U.S. league to get betting sponsor
High stakes: National Basketball Association becomes first U.S. league to get betting sponsor

Beats breakdown: Amongst the scramble to get deals in place post-PASPA, this announcement yesterday could well be the most significant to date given the fractious stance portrayed thus far, particularly with regards to the much debated integrity fee .

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  • Real Madrid face race against time to tie up Courtois deal
Real Madrid face race against time to tie up Courtois deal

Brazil and Chelsea star Willian has been reported absent from training as rumours of a Real Madrid bid for the player continue to grow. Sarri says he had a "positive conversation" with the player on Thursday. Of course, that includes key duo Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois , who helped Belgium to third-place out in Russian Federation. ...

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  • Guardiola keen to learn from Sarri
Guardiola keen to learn from Sarri

A high-octane set-up and such an adjustment to their work under Antonio Conte means Chelsea's players are likely to need more time to adapt to Sarri's attempts to bring a thrilling style. "I want to stay here for 10 years, then I have to win". It is a very hard match. Guardiola's charges, meanwhile, are now fully versed in the Spaniard's own ...

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  • Zaha ready hand in transfer request to force Chelsea switch
Zaha ready hand in transfer request to force Chelsea switch

The 25-year-old has rediscovered some of his best form at Selhurst Park and he provided 9 goals and 5 assists in his 29 Premier League appearances last season to help the Londoners secure their top flight status for at least another year.

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  • Tottenham way off in valuation of Grealish, says Villa's Bruce
Tottenham way off in valuation of Grealish, says Villa's Bruce

Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce has claimed Tottenham are "nowhere near" matching the club's valuation for midfielder Jack Grealish . Redknapp, who managed Tottenham for just under four seasons between 2008 and 2012, said that Grealish needs to go somewhere where he will play consistent first-team football and that Tottenham are now overloa...

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  • Luka Modric opens talks with Inter Milan as Arturo Vidal deal stalls
Luka Modric opens talks with Inter Milan as Arturo Vidal deal stalls

Reports in Italy suggest that, following Cristiano Ronaldo's move to Juventus earlier this summer, the Bernabeu hierarchy will not stand in the way of a player who has given great service as the team won four of the last five Champions League trophies.

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  • New Zealand refuse to play cricket series in Pakistan
New Zealand refuse to play cricket series in Pakistan

However, Zimbabwe had toured the country in 2015, playing 3 ODIs and 2 T20Is. NZ Cricket chairman Greg Barclay told NEWSHUB . Bangladesh will travel to New Zealand as well after the conclusion of the India tour, for three ODIs and three Tests in February and March 2019.

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  • Liverpool confident of challenging for title
Liverpool confident of challenging for title

It's one of football's great ironies that amid all the club's spending, it is a man who cost just £8million from Hull City - Andy Robertson - who is proving himself as the answer to arguably their biggest problem position. James Milner says he compared being asked to play full back to having to chose a lover for his wife, when Jurgen Klopp first ...

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