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by | May 10, 2018 | 21:28

Agreed SRH's forerunners - Alex Hales, Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, and Yusuf Pathan haven't been able to put up a grand score as off yet. However, it won't be an easy task against a SRH bowling attack, which has repeatedly restricted opponents to paltry totals. 2018 was supposed to be different, but despite some big buys, Delhi finds them at the bottom of the table.

by | May 10, 2018 | 21:10

The Winnipeg Jets have a chance to advance to the conference finals for the first time in franchise history. Defensively, the Nashville Predators are allowing 2.5 goals per game and are killing 81.9 percent of their opponents power plays.

by | May 10, 2018 | 20:37

As he reflected on how to close the 17-point gap to Manchester City , he said: "Some of the people we have, they have to be more consistent in their performance and we need more quality". Mourinho confirmed captain Michael Carrick , who is retiring at the end of the season after 12 seasons in Manchester to join his coaching staff, will skipper the side when he plays his final home match against Watford on Sunday.

by | May 10, 2018 | 20:00

Manning is said to be "considering" the offer but has not made any commitments. If the reported $2.6 billion figure is correct, it would set a new record for the highest-priced sale of any team, almost doubling the $1.4 billion that the Pegula family paid for the Bills back in 2014.

by | May 10, 2018 | 19:42

We've never had Test cricket in Ireland before. Imam-ul-Haq, the nephew of former Pakistan captain and chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq, noted that the youngsters in the camp would have to step up and perform in the forthcoming Test assignments against Ireland and England .

by | May 10, 2018 | 19:39

If we can play well as a team and show we're moving forward then hopefully the talk around that stuff will die off". It will be a new look Australian team without suspended former leaders Steven Smith and David Warner , while Justin Langer has taken the reins as head coach after Darren Lehmann's resignation.

by | May 10, 2018 | 19:14

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) released a sternly-worded statement just hours before England confirmed Shields' selection, in which the head of professional rugby, Chris Lendrum, said: "We are extremely disappointed that the RFU chose to take this unusual step in seeking this release given that Brad has not yet played rugby in England ".

by | May 10, 2018 | 19:09

And his struggles have led to speculation that he could return to Serie A, having spent two years with the Turin giants between 2014 and 2016. They claim that the Italian champions have made an offer to sign the striker on a three-year loan deal with an obligation to buy for a total fee of £52.8 million, spread into three installations.

by | May 10, 2018 | 18:39

With money in the bank, a move for Neymar can be expected in the summer with the Brazil global willing to push a move through himself. Neymar has been in the sights of Real president Florentino Perez ever since he broke onto the scene with Santos in Brazil.

by | May 10, 2018 | 15:59

Griezmann signed a contract extension with his present club last summer which saw his release clause reduced from €200 million (£175m) to €100m (£87m) from July 1 this year. He finished off by declaring "enough is enough". Atletico Madrid are close to sealing a deal for PSG forward Edinson Cavani as a replacement for star player Antoine Griezmann , according to Mundo Deportivo .

by | May 10, 2018 | 15:54

The Welsh outfit faced Southampton in a do-or-die relegation clash on Tuesday evening, knowing that victory would nearly certainly guarantee their top-flight status for another season. Southampton hosts champion Manchester City in its final match and only has to avoid a heavy loss to extend its six-year stint in the Premier League .

by | May 10, 2018 | 14:56

Having already won titles in Monte Carlo and Barcelona , Nadal looked in no mood to let Monfils have a little comfortable outing as the Spanish ace defeated his French counterpart for the sixth consecutive time. At present it seems impossible that Nadal will lose a game on clay, his latest destruction of Monfils - a 6-3 6-1 triumph - a prime example of his intensity and sensational groundstrokes.

by | May 10, 2018 | 14:10

Leighton set the record on April 24, 2008, also in a five-overtime game. The Atlantic Division Final play-off game was locked at 1-1 after the regulation three periods, which meant additional periods of overtime, each lasting 20 minutes, until the winning goal was scored.

by | May 10, 2018 | 13:42

Her death triggered protests from her family and Black Lives Matter activists, some of whom said Wilson wouldn't have killed herself and believed that an altercation involving officers was to blame, the Los Angeles Times reported. On Tuesday evening after her release from jail, Hines-Brim said her niece had asked her to throw the ashes. Abdullah said she and Hines-Brim were falsely arrested.

by | May 10, 2018 | 13:23

The 33-year-old Real Madrid forward played a crucial role in helping his country to Euro 2016 glory in France , and has enjoyed another impressive campaign with his Spanish club, scoring 42 goals in all competitions. The man Ronaldo refers to is none other than his former Man Utd boss, Sir Alex Ferguson, who recently underwent an emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage.

by | May 10, 2018 | 12:39

Palmeiro first broke the news Tuesday night, telling the Dallas Morning News in a text message that he had agreed to play for the Railroaders. Apparently we haven't seen the last of Rafael Palmeiro in a baseball uniform. He's 3 years older than the AARP minimum age, but 53-year-old Rafael Palmeiro is still playing pro baseball - signing a new deal with an independent league team in Texas! The Railroaders, who are based in Cleburne, Texas, are scheduled to open their season May18 ...

by | May 10, 2018 | 10:14

Ahead of the Coppa Italia Final with Milan on Wednesday evening, the tactician held a Press conference in Rome and was asked if he'd be at Juve next season. The Gunners may yet opt to hire an unproven, younger coach than 50-year-old Allegri. Former players Patrick Vieira and Mikel Arteta make the cut while Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri is also a serious contender, according to the Mirror .

by | May 10, 2018 | 10:02

One suspects that their Premier League future is tied to Wagner, who, every bit as much as Sean Dyche at Burnley or Eddie Howe at Bournemouth, is proving that individual ability isn't the determining factor outside of the top six. 'We had to score one goal more than our opponent. Jonas Lossl was in superb form at Stamford Bridge, and denied Chelsea a late goal that helped seal Huddersfield's Premier League status.

by | May 10, 2018 | 09:27

George battled minor ailments all season. Though, the Thunder ultimately flamed out in the first round of the NBA Playoffs against the Utah Jazz. George is expected to miss six to eight weeks and then resume normal offseason activities, according to the release.

by | May 10, 2018 | 06:54

Indeed, speaking after the game Real manager Zinedine Zidane said: "We're not anxious about the final", before adding that "I can't say how long he'll be out for". Ronaldo was replaced by Marco Asensio at half-time in Sunday's 2-2 draw against Barcelona , resulting in fears about his fitness with the Champions League final just under three weeks away.

by | May 10, 2018 | 06:25

On a more positive note, Dario Saric's game-high 25 points were a sight for sore eyes after he struggled in the first three games of the series. The oddsmakers seem to believe that, anyway, given the betting odds throughout the series. Celtics' Larkin injures shoulder in Game 4 loss. As for the glass, he said, "I think we have to do a better job of keeping the ball in front of us, we have to be more alert to their cutters, and we just have to make contact earlier".

by | May 10, 2018 | 06:22

The former Sheffield Wednesday manager's appointment saw an initial upturn in Swansea's fortunes, and at one stage appeared to have been enough to preserve their Premier League status. However, after picking up just four points from a possible 30, Tony Pulis was sacked two days after losing 4-0 at home to Chelsea and was replaced by Gary Megson, who temporarily took charge of two games.

by | May 10, 2018 | 05:10

Iraq said it was "sorry about the rash and unthinking decision taken by the U.S. president " which could lead to " more of the destruction and wars that the region has already suffered". Trump's decision could eventually mean less oil on the world market from Iran because now the US will reimpose economic sanctions on Iran that were lifted as part of the 2015 deal.

by | May 10, 2018 | 04:33

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho , on Wednesday said he was " very positive " the club's former manager, Alex Ferguson , would return to full health after suffering a brain haemorrhage. Top-scorer Romelu Lukaku will miss the final two league matches of the season with the ankle injury he suffered against Arsenal on April 29 but could make the FA Cup final against Chelsea a week on Saturday.

by | May 10, 2018 | 04:14

Madrid were unable to end Barcelona's long unbeaten run in La Liga, despite the fact that the Catalans were reduced to 10 men in the first half when Sergi Roberto was sent off for hitting out at Marcelo. The tension began to rise as Alba and Modric squared up, so did Suárez and Sergio Ramos, before Messi was booked for a foul on the Madrid captain. Valverde added: "It was clearly a hard match to referee".

by | May 10, 2018 | 04:00

Barkley was of the opinion that a team's coaching staff should apologize and fix the relationship with their star player after benching him for spurts in the series, but O'Neal thought that was a ludicrous proposition. Instead, the argument turned personal when O'Neal told Barkley, "You got babied, that's why you ain't win". O'Neal argued that DeRozan was benched for a reason and countered Barkley's argument that a team can't win a championship unless the coach and star player get along.

by | May 10, 2018 | 02:56

There's even a tie to the Raptors, as Masai Ujiri left the Nuggets that same year to become Toronto's GM prior to Karl's firing. In Marchand's case, the whole piece is full of vows that he'll bring less negative attention to the team, saying the criticism he drew for his repeated licking incidents was "a bit of a wake-up call".

by | May 10, 2018 | 02:46

The Reds' Champions League run began in the qualifying play-off last August and they had navigated the entire competition without defeat until two late goals in Rome consigned them to a 4-2 loss on the night. "This season was a hard season, but not only for Morata", said Conte, who declined to address speculation the striker could leave this summer. Toure captained the side in his first Premier League start of the season and played 85 minutes.

by | May 10, 2018 | 02:37

The chaos resulted from confusion over the Mets' batting order, and subsequent attempts by the official scoring crew to get things back under control. BC-BBN-Mets-Out Of Order, 1st Ld-Writethru, 105Mets undercut 1st-inning rally by batting out of orderAP Photo OHJM104Eds: APNewsNow. Apparently the official scorers decided that Cabrera's double had never happened, and the Mets' third out was assigned to Bruce as a ground out to the catcher.

by | May 10, 2018 | 02:25

Players from Leeds are understood to have concerns over the post-season tour, which will take place in a country that the UK's Foreign Office has recommended avoiding vast swathes of aside from essential travel. Myanmar's military is now carrying out an ethnic cleansing regime of the Rohingya , a Muslim ethnic minority in the country. Leeds United are to face a Myanmar National League (MNL) All Star Team on the 9th of May in Yangon and the Myanmar National Team on the 11th of May ...

by | May 10, 2018 | 01:31

The 12-time grand slam champion suffered a 6-3 2-6 6-3 defeat to the Briton in the second round on Wednesday, a loss that means he has won as many matches as the six he has lost in 2018. The 36-year-old Lopez will be the tournament director in Madrid beginning next year. Eighth-ranked Kevin Anderson defeated qualifier Mikhail Kukushkin 5-7, 7-6 (3), 6-2 to set up a third-round match against Philipp Kohlschreiber, who beat Roberto Bautista Agut 6-3, 4-6, 7-5.

by | May 10, 2018 | 00:36

Mourinho also confirmed striker Romelu Lukaku would miss the club's last two Premier League fixtures against West Ham and Watford . Ahead of his final clash with Man United as Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger greets Jose Mourinho and receives a present from Sir Alex Ferguson pitchside at Old Trafford.

by | May 09, 2018 | 23:51

The Cavs have beaten Toronto for the third consecutive postseason – 4-2 in the 2016 conference finals, 4-0 in last seasons conference semifinals and 4-0 in this seasons conference semifinals. It's back to the drawing board for Toronto . Welcome to the 10th and final playoff edition of Raptors Revelations. Toronto coach Dwane Casey agreed that James was a big part of his team's problem.

by | May 09, 2018 | 21:41

The German worldwide has been troubled by a back injury and has not featured for club or country since March, but had hoped to resume full training this week. Chelsea now sit in fifth place in the Premier League table with 69 points, just two behind fourth place Tottenham . Chelsea host struggling Huddersfield at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night as they continue their battle for Champions League football.

by | May 09, 2018 | 21:37

As a former rugby league worldwide who spent a couple of years playing top-flight Australian Rules, the 29-year-old outside back is by far the best-known rugby union player in a country where the other two football codes rule the roost. Folau's remark caused outrage in some quarters but Rugby Australia declined to censure him despite pressure from key sponsors such as airline Qantas, who the cash-strapped governing body can barely afford to lose.