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Tottenham's Winks out for season with ankle injury

Pochettino is also encouraged by the fact that after the City game Spurs will play Watford and Bournemouth before Chelsea's respective matches, whereas they frequently played after Leicester at this stage last season. Further scans are due to take place to fully understand the extent of the injury, but Pochettino does not think Winks has much hope of adding to his 21 Premier League appearances before the campaign finishes. Read More »

Russell Westbrook, Basketball Machine, Just Equalled A 55 YO NBA Record

He is just one triple-double shy of breaking the season record of 41. Westbrook's 12 points, 13 assists and 13 rebounds tied him with Oscar Robertson who set the record for most triple doubles during the 1961-62 season. Marc Gasol returned from a five-game absence last night and logged 30 minutes for 11 points, six rebounds and seven assists . The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 106.8 points on 45.4 percent shooting and allowing 106.1 points on 46 percent shooting. Read More »

Want Pacers in playoffs? Root against the Heat

Stephenson rejoined the team for Sunday's 135-130 double-overtime loss at Cleveland, a game in which George scored 43 points. That ain't the way you finish games. "[The Pacers have] got a lot of respectful guys...a bunch of respectful guys who know how to win". The Raptors sit one game ahead of the Washington Wizards in the race for the number three seed in the Eastern Conference. Read More »

Russell Henley wins 2017 Shell Houston Open

He finished with a bogey for 20-under 268, three shots ahead of Kang. Kang didn't birdie on any of his final 10 holes. Rickie Fowler and Luke List tied for third at 16 under while Daniel Berger was a solo fifth at 13 under. He made 10 birdies. The next thing you know, I'm four off and got some momentum. He's been putting really well since yesterday and last few days, and then I haven't been putting really well, not like the first two rounds. Read More »

Arsenal Midfielder Jack Wilshere Could Move Elsewhere Admits Eddie Howe

Wenger feels his years of guiding the Gunners into the top four will help achieve the same feat this season, even if they are seven points adrift ahead of Wednesday's visit of struggling West Ham. "He could be on the bench tomorrow, I haven't decided yet because of the length of his absence". "I watched Arsenal's game with Man City on Sunday twice and they were very motivated and up for it physically and tactically. Read More »

LeBron, Cavs end rough March with 122-105 win over 76ers

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But the way it came out was... it didn't look good on TV". James tried to downplay the argument, but the two players were still discussing the incident on the way into the locker room. "We can talk all we want, but until we perform it means nothing", Lue said. "We're going to need some help from other teams but you take that approach, one game at a time and you try to win every game". Read More »

Lee scores 2 in Islanders' 4-2 win over Sabres

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The 5-foot-9, 180-pound Jones also played in 51 games with the Sound Tigers last season, scoring 13 points (six goals, seven assists). Kane scored his team-leading 27th goal to tie the game for Buffalo midway through the second. The Islanders regained the lead less than a minute later when Ho-Sang got the puck off of a Jack Eichel turnover and beat Lehner on a breakaway. Then there's Ho-Sang, who scored his fourth goal and 10th point in 17 games since making his National Hockey League ... Read More »

Patriots to host Adrian Peterson for free agent visit Monday

He was suspended the remainder of the 2014 season after those child abuse charges surfaced. The Patriots signed Rex Burkhead earlier in the offseason, but New England likely views Peterson as a better potential replacement for LeGarrette Blount , who became a free agent after the 2016 campaign. Read More »

Roger Federer v Nick Kyrgios, 2017 Miami Open semi-final

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Roger Federer booked his place in the semi-finals of the Miami Open with a thrilling three-set win over Tomas Berdych on Thursday. The 26-minute first set was up there with the best that Federer has played this year, the... Pleased with his honesty, Kyrgios was then overheard saying "I want to see this on social media" as Zverev gave him a thumbs up. In the early semifinal, Rafael Nadal takes on surprising Fabio Fognini who is in his first hard court Masters semifinal. Read More »

Kansas head coach Bill Self elected to Naismith Hall of Fame

Indianapolis native and legendary Pacers player George McGinnis was elected into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Saturday. The induction ceremonies will be held in Springfield, Massachusetts on September 7-9. Lobo, along with ten new members are the new inductees to the Basketball Hall of Fame. Following his one season with IU, he began his professional career with the Indiana Pacers helping the Pacers to ABA Championships in 1972 and 1973. Read More »

Opponents of HB2 replacement to NCAA: Don't bring back sports

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Despite Republican assurances that the bathroom bill was not affecting the state's economy, the law would have cost the state more than $3.76 billion in losses over the next few years, according to an Associated Press (AP) analysis. The new law retains jurisdiction on bathroom-access policy with the state legislature on all publicly owned facilities - explicitly including campuses of the University of North Carolina and state colleges. Read More »

Rickie Fowler leads the way in Houston

Lee made further birdies at the 13th and 16th but another bogey at hole 18 meant he made the turn in one-under par 35. Rickie Fowler's all-round game looked in great shape ahead of next week's Masters as he opened the Shell Houston Open with a flawless 64. Read More »

Nadal, Nishikori into Miami quarters

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On the men's side, fifth-seeded Rafael Nadal cashed in the only break point of the match and defeated Nicolas Marut 6-4, 7-6 (4) to make the quarterfinals. Young's loss meant only one American man would reach the round of eight. The 29-year-old Fognini, who matched his best showing in an ATP Masters 1000 event, will next play the victor of Wednesday night's match between Rafael Nadal and Jack Sock. Read More »

Tony Romo rumors: Broncos remain in play for Cowboys quarterback

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And while it was initially rumored that the Denver Broncos would have interest in Tony Romo , the former's general manager John Elway did not indicate that the franchise has interest in him when he spoke to reporters at the NFL's annual spring meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, on Monday. Read More »

Indiana hires Archie Miller as new coach

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Glass said Miller was on his short list from the beginning and the more he learned about the new IU basketball coach, the more Glass was sold on whom to hire. I think it's a state that is renowned for putting out players that are ready for college. Miller himself was a standout point guard, even at 5-foot-9, at North Carolina State. Read More »

Browns coach Jackson likes private workouts, not pro days

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The Browns acquired Osweiler along with the Texans' 2018 second-round pick and a 2017 sixth-rounder (188). "We didn't know Brock well enough", McNair said, per John McClain of the Houston Chronicle . "No", Jackson said. " I can tell you no on that one ". "Not saying that it won't come up later on". "I do know that he's on our team now". Asked whether he viewed Kaepernick's record of social activism as a potential "distraction", Jackson said he felt the question was "premature". Read More »

Arizona's season ends in disappointment

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But today is a Xavier day". Xavier won the lone NCAA Tournament meeting, beating Gonzaga 79-75 in the first round in 2006. There was the sheet for Lauri Markkanen , the 7-foot, soon-to-be National Basketball Association lottery pick, who finished with just nine points on 1-of-6 long-range shooting, and whom Xavier had targeted as a soft defender . Read More »

Man United defeat Middlesbrough, climb to 5th spot in EPL

And if you absolutely love tunnel-based arguments, then you can find out even more speculation and absolutely no details in this blog here. Mauricio Pochettino's side had a great weekend, as they beat Southampton, while many of their rivals for the Champions League qualification spaces dropped points. Read More »

After Final Four breakthrough, Gonzaga's journey not over yet

Xavier (30-13) stayed with the second-seeded Wildcats behind Bluiett's 18 first-half points and tracked down the Wildcats after they tried to pull away in the second half. "And this was a culture win and a culture statement, and I couldn't be prouder". Xavier got off to a good start offensively by working the ball around, but hit a dry spell and made 1 of 5 from 3-point range as Gonzaga stretched to lead to 49-39 by halftime. Read More »

Dutch coach summoned after Bulgaria 'debacle'

He said, "I believe we were on the right track". "It was a painful defeat in Sofia, during which the chances of the Netherlands qualifying for the World Cup diminished". But Blind bemoaned the decision in a statement on Sunday. And really, this isn't de Ligt's fault. The Dutch have struggled to find any consistency during his 20-month tenure, winning seven and losing seven of 17 games. Read More »

Coleman horror injury mars Ireland-Wales draw

Everton full-back Coleman was given oxygen and carried from the field on a stretcher after being caught in the 69th-minute of Friday's fiery World Cup qualifier in Dublin . I've not seen it again. I don't want to see anyone sent off, but their tackles flying in everywhere, some from Ireland's boys, some from our boys. It was far from vintage fare at the Aviva, the kind of game that both sides could easily have won, but also the kind they could have easily lost. Read More »

New F1 regulations 'what doctor ordered' says Mercedes boss

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Ricciardo's prediction on the eve of his home race - Sunday's season-opening Australian Grand Prix round Melbourne's Albert Park - will come as a bitter blow to those who hoped the sweeping changes to Formula One's technical rulebook over the winter would bring an end to Mercedes' dominance. Read More »

Was Ledley laughing at Coleman? He responds…

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Mr O'Toole is well known in Irish sporting circles as a former Olympic swimmer. SEAMUS COLEMAN is not expected to play until 2018 after his double leg-break. Yet Ledley - who suffered a leg fracture past year just before the Euro 2016 finals - actually appears to be grimacing as he stands with his back to Coleman in the screenshot. Read More »

Were Jets ever interested in Patriots' Dont'a Hightower?

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According to CBS Sports , the Jets had an offer on the table to Hightower worth over $12 million per year. Hightower was the Patriots' most important free agent this offseason. Hightower doesn't deserve all of the credit, but the Patriots have ranked in the top 10 in scoring defense each season of his career and finished first in that category in 2016. Read More »

Barcelona director refuses to rule out Deulofeu and Bellerin deals

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The Everton winger, who is now on loan with AC Milan, has insisted that he is focused only on his football at the San Siro and with the Spanish national team. Now I'm on loan at Milan, I'm owned by Everton and Barcelona have a buyback option. The Spaniard is now on loan at the San Siro from Everton and has been so impressive during his short stint with the Diavolo that he has earned a call-up to the global fold after three years out in the cold. Read More »

Hamilton and Vettel disagree about favourite tag

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Of course, I'd love to have that. "I can't remember the last time we had three years and then a rule change - but I think they should probably shorten that, maybe, and do more changes", he said. This season's rule changes threaten to shake up the order after Hamilton's Mercedes outfit had dominated for the past three seasons. "Obviously Mercedes has been in a very, very strong form the last three years and even with changes to the rules and regulations, if the team is strong then they ... Read More »

Seahawks' Pete Carroll on Eddie Lacy: 'I want him big'

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While the Green Bay Packers rumors have linked the team to players like Adrian Peterson, Latavius Murray, DeAngelo Williams, and LeGarrette Blount, the best option for the team might be the former starting running back of the Kansas City Chiefs. Read More »

London Friendlies: Ideye sends best wishes to the Eagles Success

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Newly invited players to the Super eagles have been initiated formally into the team by the old players. "The essence of organizing this friendly matches is to prepare very well and prepare our minds to face Cameroon in the double header slated for August", Yusuf told SportingLife . Read More »

Running back Christine Michael resigns with Packers

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Michael joined the Packers down the stretch last season, coming over halfway through the year from the Seattle Seahawks. He was with them until they chose to waive him last season, which at that time was surprising since he led the team in rushing yards. Read More »

Kaepernick donates $50K to Meals on Wheels after President Trump swipe

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Kaepernick is also promoting a campaign to raise millions of dollars for drought relief in Somalia. Meals on Wheels thanked Kaepernick via Twitter on Tuesday. Meals on Wheels , which provides meals to the poor, elderly and veterans, has been targeted for defunding by the Trump administration's proposed budget, The Hill reported . Read More »

Kerber bundled out at Indian Wells tennis

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Seven-times grand slam victor Williams, the 12th seed, recovered from a slow start to grind down China's Peng Shuai. Peng, working to regain form since undergoing back surgery in 2015, knows she is capable of holding her own against the top seeds, having twice beaten Radwanska at the US Open and defeated Williams at last year's China Open. Read More »

Vegas Play of the Day: Wake Forest vs. Kansas State

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Wake Forest is going head to head against Kansas State during their NCAA men's basketball tournament play-in game and we've got your way to catch all the action March 14 from Dayton , OH via live stream! Wake Forest (19-14 ) couldn't keep pace during its first NCAA Tournament game in seven years. Read More »

Day leaves Match Play as mother battles lung cancer

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It's just a hard time". "He's played well in match play, especially in the Ryder Cup". Spieth features at this week's WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, his penultimate appearance ahead of his challenge for a second Green Jacket at Augusta. Read More »

SCA lauds performances of Jadeja and Pujara

With 862 rating points to his name, Ashwin, who could only manage two wickets in the Test, has fallen 37 points behind Jadeja. The Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) applauded performance of two Indian Test players Ravindra Jadeja and Cheteshwar Pujara in the on-going series against Australia. Read More »

No rest for Westbrook, but Thunder handles Kings 110-94

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On March 7, Russell Westbrook scored a career-high 58 points for Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City Thunder shooting guard Victor Oladipo had 23 points on 9-of-15 shooting, adding 5 rebounds, 2 assists and 3 three-pointers in 27 minutes of action as the Thunder beat the Toronto Raptors 123-102 on Thursday. Read More »

Draymond Green criticizes D'Angelo Russell's role in scuffle

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Bucks 107, Lakers 103: Middleton's 30 just enough for L.A. sweep ( read here): Charles Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports from Staples Center as the Bucks just managed to hang on for a win against the Lakers. So he did all that and he got the same penalty as when D'Angelo did it for shoving someone in the back that was a teammate. Monroe then shoved Young, and Russell shoved Monroe while every player on the court got involved. Read More »

Game moderators acknowledge missed call during Gonzaga win

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Still, it is hard to not wonder what the outcome might have been if Northwestern had been given two points instead of giving two free throws to Gonzaga. Gonzaga made just 2 of 14 3-pointers in a 26-point first half. BUFFALO, N.Y. - Top-seeded Villanova was bounced from the tournament by eighth-seeded Wisconsin, which overcame foul trouble for two of its stars in the second half Saturday to upset the defending champions in the East region. Read More »

Michigan State vs Kansas March Madness schedule

Despite winning the Big 12 yet again, Kansas does not blow teams out often. "But tomorrow we're playing against each other and it's us against them, so we're going to do the best for us to win the game and they're going to do the best for them to win". Read More »

Daniel Jacobs not intimidated by Gennady Golovkin's Tyson aura

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Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin, aka GGG, will be stepping into the ring with an unblemished record of 36-0 with 33 by way of stoppage. He has been more consistent and has the experience over Jacobs. "It was like a street fight to me", Golovkin said. "This is my opportunity to prove everything that I am and everything that he's not". This is arguably the best fight weekend that we may have in 2017. Read More »

Rahman, Shakib give Bangladesh hope of 1st win vs Sri Lanka

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The visitors started the day on 214-5 and reached 316 for six at lunch, just 22 runs short of Sri Lanka's score of 338 at the P. Sara Oval. Opening batsmen Dimuth Karunaratne and Upul Tharanga (both 25no) had few alarms before stumps when the hosts trailed by 75. Read More »

Le'Veon Bell's 'Twitter bet' prom appearance in limbo

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Waukesha School District spokeswoman Terry Schuster told the Appleton Post-Crescent that Bell is welcome at other events such as the grand march and photo sessions with Tarantino, but can not attend the dance itself. The family does say if Bell is not allowed to attend, there are other public student events that Bell would be allowed to attend. The story began when lifelong Steelers fan Ava Tarantino met Bell at a game last season. Read More »

Liverpool in good talks with Can, insists Klopp

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City dropped points in their last Premier League outing against Stoke and can ill afford to give up more ground to top-four rivals Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday. No player has scored 10+ goals in every season they have played in as often as the Argentine - the next highest is Eric Cantona, who scored 10+ goals in all five of his Premier League seasons as a player. Read More »

Ronald Koeman lays down the law to Romelu Lukaku

It was nearly a surprise when Tom Davies stole in and centered the ball early in the game and Lukaku wasn't even in the box and youngster Dominic Calvert-Lewin slotted home. Gareth Barry replaced the injured Morgan Schneiderlin on the half-hour mark, and the veteran almost made an immediate impact with a cross into Ashley Williams, who headed straight at Eldin Jakupovic. Read More »

New York Giants Retain Quarterback Josh Johnson

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The quarterback tweeted Friday afternoon, shortly after news of the potential deal broke: "Workaholic". The 2013 second-round pick appeared in two games for the Jets last season before suffering a season-ending torn ACL . The Jets never really put him in a position to succeed as their starting quarterback, so could the Giants coax something out of him that they couldn't? I want to win so badly, deep inside of me. Read More »

MI delivers 3-point punch to knock out Oklahoma St.

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Evans' 3-pointer at the buzzer was meaningful only for those who bet with the point spread (Michigan was favored by 21/2). Evans, Underwood, and these Cowboys are something very real that can get a lot better. Their plane slid off the runway in attempting to fly to the Big Ten Tournament. MI has become one of the biggest stories of March, winning the Big Ten tournament after a plane mishap on the runway caused a late arrival. Read More »

Steve Alford is master of deflection regarding IN job

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Crean rebounded again last season, going 27-8 in another Big Ten title-winning season - which again ended in the Sweet 16. His termination could be viewed as a bit misguided, but at the same time it's not surprising. There's not a lot of of precedent for firing a coach as tenured and successful as Matta, short of off-the-court issues that force an administration's hand. Read More »

Man Utd boss Mourinho: I know Karanka's traitors!

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Steve Agnew has admitted keeping Middlesbrough in the Premier League would be the biggest achievement of his life. Middlesbrough could be boosted by the return of towering striker Rudy Gestede (hamstring) and Colombian centre-back Bernardo Espinosa (ankle) for the lunchtime visit of Jose Mourinho's tired Europa League quarter-finalists to Teeside, although captain George Friend and defensive colleagues Calum Chambers and Daniel Ayala are expected to remain sidelined. Read More »