Villanova Wildcats hosting Michigan Wolverines in 2018 Gavitt Games is exciting

The Gavitt Tipoff Games feature four home contests each for Big East and Big Ten institutions on an annual basis from through 2022. Among the 16 participating schools, six played in the 2018 NCAA Tournament (Creighton, Michigan, Ohio State, Seton... More..

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In return from bereavement, A's player hits homer for mom
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

In return from bereavement, A's player hits homer for mom

As he crossed home plate, Piscotty put his hand on his heart and looked up at the sky. Oakland has won four in a row over the Red Sox and has won the season series for the second year in a row. Piscotty, wh...More..

Sam Allardyce sacked as Everton manager after six months in charge
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Sam Allardyce sacked as Everton manager after six months in charge

But the style of play under the 63-year-old has not been met with universal appeal among Everton fans. "Sam was brought in at a challenging time last season to provide us with some stability and we are grat...More..

Marchessault-led Golden Knights top Jets 3-1 in Game 2
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Marchessault-led Golden Knights top Jets 3-1 in Game 2

In Game 2, Washington scored in the first minute of the game with Tom Wilson getting a deflection goal, but a pair of opportune goals by the Lightning on the power play gave them a 2-1 lead after 20 minutes. ...More..

S/Africa mourns veteran photojournalist Sam Nzima
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

S/Africa mourns veteran photojournalist Sam Nzima

He approached The World and started freelancing for them before he took the iconic photo of the Soweto student uprisings in 1976. According to SA Histroy Online, Nzima took up photography after being fascin...More..

JR Smith Shoves Al Horford Mid-Air, Marcus Smarts Retaliates
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

JR Smith Shoves Al Horford Mid-Air, Marcus Smarts Retaliates

During the fourth quarter of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers , Smith pushed Horford from behind to prevent an easy basket. You keep letting a bully ...More..

England announces 12-man squad for first test match against Pakistan
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

England announces 12-man squad for first test match against Pakistan

And there was no place for Moeen in the 12-man squad for the upcoming two-match series against Pakistan , which was released on Tuesday. With Jack Leach missing out due to injury, the selection panel wanted to...More..

Carrick earmarked to be Mourinho's assistant at Manchester United
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Carrick earmarked to be Mourinho's assistant at Manchester United

Given the lack of anything to play for in this game, José Mourinho has taken the chance to give fringe players some minutes; Matteo Darmian, Scott McTominay , Daley Blind and Michael Carrick all start in wha...More..

Ander Herrera: 'Eden Hazard is best player in Premier League'
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Ander Herrera: 'Eden Hazard is best player in Premier League'

Hazard has reportedly been offered improved terms of £300,000-per-week, to convince him to extend his six-year association with the club and reject advances from Real Madrid . Chelsea take on Man United at We...More..

Payet says he is fit to play in Europa League final
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Payet says he is fit to play in Europa League final

We all want to follow in the footsteps of our predecessors. The 27-year-old forward joined Atletico from Real Sociedad on the back of their title success in 2014, but could soon be on his way to Barcelona. ...More..

Stephen Hawking service: Possibility of time travellers 'can't be excluded'
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Stephen Hawking service: Possibility of time travellers 'can't be excluded'

On June 15, Stephen Hawking's ashes will be laid to rest next to Sir Isaac Newton's in the halls of Westminster Abbey. The organizers of the ceremony the memory of physicist Stephen Hawking gave an opport...More..

Lineup change possible as LeBron, Cavs look to bounce back
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Lineup change possible as LeBron, Cavs look to bounce back

Love said he thought the Cavs were a "little soft" in the first half in Game 1. Morris also added 21 points and 10 rebounds for the Celtics . It didn't matter in a blowout win, but if the Celtics find...More..

LeBron James Held To One Of His Worst Playoff Games Ever
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

LeBron James Held To One Of His Worst Playoff Games Ever

James had to revert on jump shots for much of the game , barring a couple of layups he completed primarily via cuts to the basket. I'm just as confident going into a series whether it's a 0-0 series or I'm dow...More..

Qatar Reportedly Helping DC Metro Stay Open Late for Capitals-Lightning Game
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Qatar Reportedly Helping DC Metro Stay Open Late for Capitals-Lightning Game

The once-underdog Caps head back home leading the series 2-0. Tampa is 3-1 on the road during the playoffs this year. Moreover, with the power-play goal - the 10th of his postseason career - Stamkos passed Ma...More..

If Liverpool win the Champions League will fifth-placed Chelsea qualify?
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

If Liverpool win the Champions League will fifth-placed Chelsea qualify?

It's probably impossible because teams are going to try different things. "This summer we'll watch the World Cup on the sofa - we'll have some good drinks and enjoy what we have done". "It's been a long hard ...More..

Liverpool tipped to challenge for the Premier League by Pep Guardiola
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Liverpool tipped to challenge for the Premier League by Pep Guardiola

Most consecutive Premier League Manager of the Month awards: Guardiola equalled Conte's record of three successive manager-of-the-month awards after a flawless November and then went one better when he won t...More..

Golf star's wife charged after allegedly attacking him for poor round
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Golf star's wife charged after allegedly attacking him for poor round

Given the visible injuries on Lucas Glover, his mother, and the verbal statements made, police said they had probable cause to make the arrest. "Deputies noted in their reports there were fresh lacerations ...More..

Aston Villa Reach Championship Playoff Final With Boro Stalemate
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Aston Villa Reach Championship Playoff Final With Boro Stalemate

At the heart of that defence was former Chelsea and England centre back John Terry who joined the club a year ago on a free transfer and whose appointment as captain appears to have had a significant impact. Mi...More..

WWE Monday Night Raw May 14, 2018 Preview
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

WWE Monday Night Raw May 14, 2018 Preview

Thus, unless the champion or other superstar prevents it, Kevin Owens will fight Seth Rollins for the Intercontinental title on Monday Night Raw . Unless WWE plan to turn Bobby Lashley heel soon, then ...More..

Jason Witten Predicts Former Cowboys Teammate Dez Bryant Will Sign with Packers
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Jason Witten Predicts Former Cowboys Teammate Dez Bryant Will Sign with Packers

And that's Dez Bryant . While the receiver room is crowded in Green Bay, Bryant would give the Packers a veteran playmaker to start opposite Davante Adams , and his skill set - which includes using physicali...More..

Mikel Arteta to Arsenal: Bookies suspend betting on next Gunner's boss
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Mikel Arteta to Arsenal: Bookies suspend betting on next Gunner's boss

It would be a significant gamble to hand the reins to the 36-year-old Spaniard, who has never managed a side before. Steve Bould could follow Arsene Wenger out of Arsenal this week. We made some applause....More..

Mohamed Salah opens up on relationship with Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Mohamed Salah opens up on relationship with Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool

Newcastle United striker Dwight Gayle (-2.93) and Liverpool youngster Dominic Solanke (-2.49) were also named and shamed in the top five of the league's least clinical players. "The pressure was vast what w...More..

Newcastle interested in signing Chelsea duo
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Newcastle interested in signing Chelsea duo

The players care, and the manager and staff and everybody. "We were all working together to achieve what we wanted to achieve, which is success for the club". Kenedy took to Instagram and wrote : "I would l...More..

by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Salah beats De Bruyne to Premier League's Player of the Season award

The joy of building best-ever teams will occupy pub patrons, match going fans and armchair viewers alike for many years to come. At the end of the tour, Guardiola told the crowd: "Now is the time to enjoy wha...More..

Paul Merson suggests Everton for Arsene Wenger
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Paul Merson suggests Everton for Arsene Wenger

A professional performance from Atletico Madrid over both legs of the semi-finals denied Wenger his fairytale ending at his beloved club, dismantling the suavely astute performances Arsenal had stitched toget...More..

Joe Hart to be left out of England's World Cup squad
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Joe Hart to be left out of England's World Cup squad

Joe Hart has reportedly been told that he will not be included in Gareth Southgate's England squad for the summer's World Cup in Russian Federation. Pope has yet to be capped by England, having only made his...More..

10-Hour Michael Jordan Documentary Coming In 2019
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

10-Hour Michael Jordan Documentary Coming In 2019

Directed by Jason Hehir ( The Fab Five , The "85 Bears , Andre the Giant ) and produced by Mike Tollin , the doc series will examine the simultaneous rise of Jordan and the National Basketball Association du...More..

Robinson Cano Suspended 80 Games After Testing Positive For Diuretic
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Robinson Cano Suspended 80 Games After Testing Positive For Diuretic

If the performance-enhancing drug stigma is attached to him, however, it will be hard for him to gain entry into Cooperstown, New York, as Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens can attest to. He is batting.287 with 23 ...More..

Russian Federation qualify for Rugby World Cup 2019 in place of Romania
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Russian Federation qualify for Rugby World Cup 2019 in place of Romania

That equated to 30 points for Romania and Belgium - who did it in six qualifying matches, and 40 for Spain , who broke the rules on eight occasions. World Rugby said in a press release that in line with the ...More..

Ex-Aston Villa and Bolton defender Jlloyd Samuel killed in auto crash
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Ex-Aston Villa and Bolton defender Jlloyd Samuel killed in auto crash

The former Esteghlal defender Jlloyd Samuel died in a vehicle crash in the north west of England on Tuesday morning, the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association have announced. His vehicle caught fire and hi...More..

Jay Ajayi Sued for Trashing LA Mansion; Accused of Pushing Home Owner
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Jay Ajayi Sued for Trashing LA Mansion; Accused of Pushing Home Owner

According to the lawsuit, the owner claims Ajayi threw three parties at the mansion despite the fact that they were specifically told parties were not allowed. This is also according to TMZ, which updated its o...More..

Sad ending for Antonio Conte as Newcastle hail Rafa Benitez
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Sad ending for Antonio Conte as Newcastle hail Rafa Benitez

A speedy second-half double from Ayoze Perez added to Dwight Gayle's 23rd-minute opener as Chelsea got here up quick on Tyneside. To claim a spot in the Champions League, the Blues needed a win against ...More..

Germany Announce Provisional World Cup Squad, 7 Stars Snubbed
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Germany Announce Provisional World Cup Squad, 7 Stars Snubbed

Meanwhile, Gotze, who scored the extra-time victor in the final against Argentina four years ago, was not included in Germany's 27-man preliminary squad. "We had to make a decision, and it was made in favour ...More..

British rugby player dies in Sri Lanka after visiting nightclub
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

British rugby player dies in Sri Lanka after visiting nightclub

A club statement released on Durham City RFC's website said: "It is with great sadness that the club can now confirm that Tom Baty, 26, from Durham City has died this afternoon following his admission to hospit...More..

Cameron Smith to retire from representative football effective immediately
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Cameron Smith to retire from representative football effective immediately

Smith, the most-capped Maroon of all time, leaves a giant void in the Maroons side at hooker; a position he's had locked down in the Queensland side since 2003. At a press conference, Smith said it was the diff...More..

Chuck Liddell Confirms He's Returning To MMA, Tito Ortiz Responds
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Chuck Liddell Confirms He's Returning To MMA, Tito Ortiz Responds

I'd like a shot at him", says Liddell. With Chuck Liddell now edging towards his own return to the sport at the grand old age of 48, he called out the former-champion and pound-for-pound number-1 Jones in...More..

Mercedes cautious despite a commanding victory in Spain
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Mercedes cautious despite a commanding victory in Spain

Hamilton had a lead of 17 seconds over his team mate, while Vettel was trying to catch Verstappen. The safety auto was brought out to move the stricken cars. Clearly the Ferrari was eating up its tyres more tha...More..

Trial delayed in Giants, Eli Manning fraud case
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Trial delayed in Giants, Eli Manning fraud case

Inselberg originally filed the lawsuit against Manning in 2014 claiming that two helmets that he and two other plaintiffs purchased - including one that was believed to be worn by the quarterback during the Gi...More..

Chelsea want Mauricio Pochettino to replace Antonio Conte as manager
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Chelsea want Mauricio Pochettino to replace Antonio Conte as manager

He is yet to win a trophy though and while Tottenham will move into their new 61,000-seater stadium next season with Champions League football to look forward to, Pochettino hinted that it might not necessari...More..

Germany coach Joachim Low agrees contract extension to 2022
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Germany coach Joachim Low agrees contract extension to 2022

BC-SOC-WCup-Germany Squad, 182Neuer makes Germany's initial World Cup squad; Petersen, tooEds: With AP Photos. Sandro Wagner, though, misses out, despite an impressive season at Bayern Munich and the 30-year-...More..

Tyronn Lue sounds like he will start Tristan Thompson in Game 2
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Tyronn Lue sounds like he will start Tristan Thompson in Game 2

Cleveland's 26-point halftime deficit was the largest in James' 229-game postseason career. Horford also maintained his status as a capable threat from deep, with makes on two of his fourth attempts from behind...More..

David Tepper expected to become next Panthers owner
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

David Tepper expected to become next Panthers owner

On Tuesday, sources told Rapoport that the sale of the team may be completed by the end of the day. Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina; home facility and headquarters of the Carolina Pant...More..

by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Sixers to learn draft fate Tuesday in National Basketball Association lottery

The team with the highest lottery odds is guaranteed at top four pick and the team with the lowest odds will end up with the 14th pick unless it gets one of the top three picks. 2 and No. 5. They'll need a lot ...More..

Jose Mourinho hopes to face outgoing assistant Rui Faria in the future
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Jose Mourinho hopes to face outgoing assistant Rui Faria in the future

Veteran midfielder Carrick, 36, is hanging up his boots to take up a position on Mourinho's backroom staff - although that move was planned before news of Faria's departure was announced at the weekend. But Jo...More..

Antonio Conte: We don't have a chance in the cup final
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Antonio Conte: We don't have a chance in the cup final

However, as the club attempts to negotiate an extension, owner Ashley has expressed his gratitude to the 58-year-old Spaniard and re-affirmed his commitment to his vision for the future. It means that Chelse...More..

O'Brien hits historic first test century
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

O'Brien hits historic first test century

Nearly five hours later, when he reached three figures, O'Brien - at 34 the third oldest of the 105 players to score a century on Test debut - had faced 186 balls and hit 10 boundaries and Ireland were 116 ...More..

Jets' early lapse surrenders home-ice edge to Golden Knights
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Jets' early lapse surrenders home-ice edge to Golden Knights

Winnipeg couldn't convert on several great scoring chances early in Game 2, opening the door for a goal by Tomas Tatar to give the Knights their first lead of the series. Vegas center Jonathan Marchessault ho...More..

Taison, Fagner join Neymar in Brazil squad
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Taison, Fagner join Neymar in Brazil squad

Shakhtar Donetsk forward Taison has been named alongside the likes of Neymar in Brazil's final 23-man squad for the World Cup . Despite PSG's initial claim that Alves might only miss three weeks, the...More..

Medical Passed, Rangers Ready to Complete Signing of Premier League Midfielder
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Medical Passed, Rangers Ready to Complete Signing of Premier League Midfielder

Proven in the Premier League, English Championship as well as the SPL from his Falkirk days, Arfield is a battle-hardened competitor who won't wilt in the heat of Old Firm battles, as so many have done in recen...More..

Heckler yells
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Heckler yells "Make America Great Again" on crucial Danny Lee tee shot

He would make his final putt and receive a butt pat from his caddy who has helped turn Simpson's career around. "He'll win sometime soon enough", said Spieth, who tied for 41st after a final-round 74 that inc...More..