Sports


Mike Brown on Tyronn Lue's harder to defend comment: "It's cute"
- May 26, 2017

The Cavaliers are on the verge of eliminating the Celtics and setting up one of the most anticipated Finals in National Basketball Association history, a third straight showdown with the rival Warriors. It's no mistake that in the regular season , those three players combined to score 63 percent of their team's points per game. They are just eighth in points per game and sixth in field goal percentage, but they do rank second in assists. (more...)
Liberal voters also went Green Liberal voters also went Green
- May 25, 2017

Elections BC's website shows Liberal Jim Benninger with a three-vote lead over the NDP's Ronna Rae Leonard at noon today in Courtenay-Comox. Earlier, Benninger was ahead by three votes after starting the day 13 behind. "I do know 60 per cent of British Columbians voted for a new government and they haven't got one yet", he said. Dissidents within the Liberal Party might hold Clark responsible for losing five seats and push for a leadership contest. (more...)
Welbeck hopes FA Cup win can lift Arsenal gloom
- May 25, 2017

Antonio Conte will delay his enjoyment (don't say "relax") of his individual honours until after he completes his pursuit of one more team award. "With the last cup final, I wasn't on the pitch and that was disappointing for me", he told the official site . (more...)
Juventus ace Paulo Dybala says he would Juventus ace Paulo Dybala says he would "love to play with Zidane"
- May 24, 2017

Zidane's current deal expires at the end of next season, but Marca notes he is "the living image of a happy "madridismo", which identifies with their Coach in a way that has been rarely seen in recent years". "They kept hope, showing we weren't talking for the sake of talking but because we believed". "In no moment did we ever start to get afraid", Marcelo claimed. (more...)
Predators reach 1st Stanley Cup Final, oust Ducks in 6 games Predators reach 1st Stanley Cup Final, oust Ducks in 6 games
- May 24, 2017

Nick Ritchie received a five-minute major and game misconduct for boarding and bloodying Viktor Arvidsson midway through the first period. The Nashville Predators will feature in the NHL Stanley Cup Final for the first time in their history after overcoming the Anaheim Ducks . (more...)
Destiny 2 Gameplay Reveal Destiny 2 Gameplay Reveal
- May 23, 2017

Game director Luke Smith told PC Gamer: "We're not committed to a PC date yet, but at Bungie we're totally committed to making a PC build as great as we can". "We look forward to sharing additional information later this year". That said, the gameplay trailer looks fantastic and folks who have actually tried out the game already say that it's excellent. (more...)
Curtain falls on 'Greatest Show on Earth' after 146 years
- May 23, 2017

The final shows of what was long promoted as "The Greatest Show on Earth" are being staged at the Nassau Coliseum in suburban NY. The dwindling audiences that led Ringling to fold up its metaphorical Big Top (it hadn't performed in an actual tent since 1956) probably have had more to do with competition from other forms of family entertainment than with animal rights agitation. (more...)
Rams owner Stan Kroenke asked to sell his majority stakes of Arsenal
- May 22, 2017

Indeed, Arsenal insiders believe that there is no chance of the ownership structure changing for a generation, with Kroenke's son, Josh, on the club board and keenly involved. He is not at fault if we did not reach the Champions League. "I don't see what he has to do with that". The 67-year-old Frenchman has faced repeated calls to quit and bring to an end an Arsenal reign that started in September 1996 when his current contract expires after the end of this season. (more...)
Gary Neville delivers warning to Tottenham about Alli and Kane Gary Neville delivers warning to Tottenham about Alli and Kane
- May 18, 2017

Kane scored Spurs' final goal at the historic stadium to ensure Spurs went a whole season unbeaten at home for the first time in 52 years. Watching Chelsea's jubilant players celebrate their title triumph was a painful experience for Tottenham striker Kane, who once again has more than 20 goals to his credit without winning a major trophy. (more...)
Mike & Mike announce end of the program, Golic makes things awkward Mike & Mike announce end of the program, Golic makes things awkward
- May 18, 2017

Many of those details are already known such as Mike Greenberg's new morning show on ESPN and Trey Wingo linking up with Mike Golic for the relaunch of Mike and not-Mike. According to ESPN, the new show will have "several full-time cohosts and a rotation of various guests and expert contributors". It has been long rumored that Greenberg wanted to relocate from ESPN's CT headquarters to New York City. (more...)
Guardiola: Barcelona and Bayern would have sacked me for trophyless season
- May 17, 2017

The Ivory Coast ace looked certain to be heading for the exit door after falling out of favour with the City boss when he first arrived last summer, but has since managed to turn things around at the Etihad Stadium. He said: "I have a lot of respect for Pablo". But Guardiola believes his players will be striving hard to give the Argentina global a winning send off while edging them towards Champions League qualification. (more...)
Bangalore overcome Delhi by 10 runs in IPL Bangalore overcome Delhi by 10 runs in IPL
- May 17, 2017

During the last league between RCB and DD, Virat's 45-ball 58 helped his team win the match and end the tournament with a win. Kohli, who smashed a record-shattering 973 runs a year ago including four centuries, managed, barely 250 runs this season. (more...)
Guardiola, Sterling: Not Easy Playing Against Leicester
- May 17, 2017

It also promises to be an emotional night with City fans saying farewell to cult hero Pablo Zabaleta on his last appearance at the Etihad Stadium . Yaya Toure's agent has denied reports that he has received an offer for a new Manchester City contract. (more...)
Garcia makes hole-in-one at Players' famed island-green 17th Garcia makes hole-in-one at Players' famed island-green 17th
- May 14, 2017

Click on the video above to above to watch Garcia's hole in one, and follow continued coverage of The Players Championship at Sawgrass, live on our dedicated channel - Sky Sports The Players (channel 404). It is tricky. It's not easy. Defending Players champion Day and Scott both grabbed a one-shot buffer during the back nine on Thursday, while 36-year-old Baddeley was tied atop the leaderboard at the $US10.5 million ($A14.2 million) event in Florida. (more...)
Man United, Ajax advance to Europa League final Man United, Ajax advance to Europa League final
- May 14, 2017

Nine minutes later a awful clearance by Lyon keeper Anthony Lopes was headed by Traore to Kasper Dolberg, who went in all alone and scored to make it 2-0. I told the players, do not panic, but it was a different game in the second half. Unlike Turkish side Beşiktaş, Ajax saw the defensive deficiencies of Lyon , which are mainly created by their offensive frenzy. (more...)
Stoke City out to upset Arsenal's Champions League hopes Stoke City out to upset Arsenal's Champions League hopes
- May 13, 2017

Despite an improvement in points return, Arsenal were beaten 2-0 at rivals Spurs late last month and goalkeeper Cech acknowledged that loss may have left the team with too much to do in the hunt for a Champions League place. Thierry Henry had asked Wenger, in an interview recently, about the over reliance of the long ball to which Wenger replied, "You know me well enough to know I am not asking them to do that". (more...)
Are Chelsea about to win another low-grade edition of the Premier League?
- May 12, 2017

Asked what he had said to his players following the Middlesbrough win, Conte replied: "The message was now we need to take another step. We must focus and prepare well and West Brom away won't be easy, but we are in a good moment and with concentration and a good attitude we will try to win". (more...)
West Brom will not 'roll over' for Chelsea, says Brunt West Brom will not 'roll over' for Chelsea, says Brunt
- May 12, 2017

The west Londoners will claim their fifth title in 12 seasons by taking all three points over a West Brom side who are only playing for position in mid-table. The PFA Players Player and Football Writers Footballer of the Year missed just his second game of the campaign with the fitness issue but is available again as the Blues hone in on the title. (more...)
Koeman issues ultimatum to Barkley over Everton future
- May 12, 2017

Ross Barkley remains undecided on his Everton future and is set to miss Ronald Koeman's deadline to commit himself to Goodison Park. Everton's manager has made it clear he is prepared to sell the England global this summer should he fail to sign the deal that has been on the table for several months. (more...)
Players 'scared' to criticise Sharapova, says Bouchard Players 'scared' to criticise Sharapova, says Bouchard
- May 10, 2017

The two split the first six games of the third set until Bouchard finally broke Sharapova to love to take a 4-3 lead. Bouchard advanced 7-5 2-6 6-4 in what had been described as a grudge match due to recent comments from the Canadian. In the first set Sharapova was immediately aggressive, but Bouchard managed to save one break point in the second game firing two aces in total. Eugenie Bouchard and Maria Sharapova shake hands after their Madrid Open second round clash. (more...)