• Mariners' star Robinson Cano suspended 80 games for violating joint drug agreement
Mariners' star Robinson Cano suspended 80 games for violating joint drug agreement

In a statement released through the players' association, Cano said the substance was given to him by a licensed doctor in the Dominican Republic to treat a medical ailment. Major League Baseball said Cano's time on the disabled list will count toward his 80-game suspension. "It's surprising, because I know Robby". Cano was placed on the disa...

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  • Top 3 Players Of The Season: Liverpool And Manchester City Stars Feature
Top 3 Players Of The Season: Liverpool And Manchester City Stars Feature

Pep Guardiola admits those that consider Manchester City received the Premier League as a result of they spent some huge cash are "proper" as he revealed that the champions' current summer season switch sprees are over for now. "To be out of the Champions League and win the Premier League again, I'd sign it now". Coach Klopp on the season a...

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  • Chelsea 'don't have a chance' unless they improve - Conte
Chelsea 'don't have a chance' unless they improve - Conte

Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte has warned his players ahead of his sides FA Cup final clash with Manchester United slated for May 19. Newcastle sealed an impressive 10th place finish on their return to the top-flight thanks to two second-half goals from Ayoze Perez after Dwight Gayle opened the scoring before the interval.

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  • MI vs RR: Rajasthan Royals beat Mumbai Indians to stay in contention
MI vs RR: Rajasthan Royals beat Mumbai Indians to stay in contention

Lewis added 87 runs with fellow opener Suryakumar Yadav (38 off 31), who was also dropped on nine by the Royals fielders. However, a win here would help the cause of both the teams immensely. As far as bowling is concerned Jofra Archer and K Gowtham have been good for the Rajasthan Royals and tonight at the Wankhede, they would the bowlers to w...

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  • Bennett wins 7th stage, Yates stays pink (3)
Bennett wins 7th stage, Yates stays pink (3)

The stage was won by Esteban Chaves, whose Mitchelton-Scott teammate Simon Yates crossed the line immediately after him and took the overall lead of the race in the process. "I had a bit of a gap so I took the chance and in the end it worked out". Team Sky's Chris Froome continued to be off the pace and is sitting in eighth place, 1m 10s behin...

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  • Shane Larkin Injury: Celtics Guard Likely Out For Entire Cavs Series
Shane Larkin Injury: Celtics Guard Likely Out For Entire Cavs Series

Over in the East, the Toronto Raptors charged to the top seed and appeared to be in good shape to represent the conference in the NBA Finals. Ahead of Sunday's series opener at TD Garden, Stevens spoke with The Athletic's Jay King about Larkin's timetable.

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  • UFC 224: Amanda Nunes stops Raquel Pennington to defend title in Rio
UFC 224: Amanda Nunes stops Raquel Pennington to defend title in Rio

Nunes got the back of Pennington in the fifth, the 29-year-old landing a volley of strikes from the top to the head and face of Pennington, who's nose exploded, leaving a bloody mess and forcing the referee to eventually intervene. It was the most hard in my career. "Tonight was about my belt, but I respect the friendship we have". Now, we're frien...

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  • Brad Stevens considering change in Celtics' starting lineup vs. Sixers
Brad Stevens considering change in Celtics' starting lineup vs. Sixers

Stevens can still take home the Red Auerbach Trophy for Coach of the Year, which is awarded based off a media vote compared to the NBCA vote that is done by the 30 National Basketball Association coaches. He should have got a vote. "He should have gotten a vote", Brown said when asked. I'm thrilled that Casey got recognized. Philadelphia's Brown ...

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  • Swansea manager Carlos Carvalhal set for final match as club face relegation
Swansea manager Carlos Carvalhal set for final match as club face relegation

The 52-year-old's contract expires at the end of the campaign but the club are not expected to exercise their option to extend it, the Guardian newspaper and the BBC reported. The main criticism towards Carvalhal from Swansea's fans in recent weeks has been his persistence to play five at the back and being too defensive as they sunk back into th...

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  • Chris Paul is finally heading to the Western Conference Finals
Chris Paul is finally heading to the Western Conference Finals

The betting odds favoring Golden State came despite its two losses to Houston in the two teams' three regular season meetings where the Warriors were odds on picks to prevail. The concession, of course, was that if the Warriors and Rockets faced each other in the long-anticipated and almost-inevitable Western Conference Finals , the series woul...

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  • Craig Young replaces Nathan Smith in Ireland squad for Pakistan Test
Craig Young replaces Nathan Smith in Ireland squad for Pakistan Test

Among them is Ed Joyce, the leading run-scorer in Irish cricket. Young, 28, has played 13 one-day internationals and 15 Twenty20 Internationals for Ireland and made his global debut in 2014. The Middlesex professional missed the last round of county championship action with tightness in his calf but he has been home for the last week and after ...

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  • Manchester United aim to return to winning ways vs West Ham United
Manchester United aim to return to winning ways vs West Ham United

Manchester United sealed runners-up spot in the Premier League, despite being denied victory by the inspired form of West Ham goalkeeper Adrian. Thankfully for them, however, Mourinho looks set to name a similarly second string side for the trip to West Ham United on Thursday night.

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  • Barcelona player ratings: Blaugrana maintain unbeaten streak with El Clasico draw
Barcelona player ratings: Blaugrana maintain unbeaten streak with El Clasico draw

And it may well prove to be the last time we will ever see that front three start together, because Bale did little to suggest that he should return to prominence by delivering a disappointingly disconnected display before popping up with an excellent equalising goal to secure a point.

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  • David Wagner bemused by Cesc Fabregas' angry reaction to Chelsea draw
David Wagner bemused by Cesc Fabregas' angry reaction to Chelsea draw

Huddersfield keeper Jonas Lossl did well to preserve the draw under Chelsea pressure, but the Blues could not find a victor and must now win at Newcastle on Sunday and hope Liverpool lose at home to Brighton to qualify for the Champions League .

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  • Putin receives Russian Federation 2018 FAN ID in Sochi
Putin receives Russian Federation 2018 FAN ID in Sochi

SAFA released a statement, which reads: 'The decision whether to support Morocco or the USA FIFA World Cup 2026 bid is for the SAFA NEC to take. "We feel we're going to get strong support across Europe regardless of the geopolitics", Carlos Cordeiro said on Thursday at a campaign event in Denmark that was also attended by rival bidder Morocco ...

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  • Former 4-Star QB Prospect Joe Burrow to Transfer from Ohio State
Former 4-Star QB Prospect Joe Burrow to Transfer from Ohio State

He had competed with Dwayne Haskins and Tate Martell for the starting job throughout spring practice, which concluded April 14. Ohio State quarterback Joe Burrow has made his decision on his future with the Buckeyes. It's far too early to call anyone a favorite in this process, but it looks as if LSU will be a factor in Burrow's decision. ...

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  • 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster pleads not guilty to domestic violence charges
49ers linebacker Reuben Foster pleads not guilty to domestic violence charges

The latter was found on the floor of the bathroom with a loaded 30-round magazine and a round in the chamber. However, she has since changed her story, saying they instead came from a fight with a woman that occurred following a road-rage incident that happened within 48 hours of the incident with Foster.

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  • Germany's Ozil sure of being fit in time for World Cup
Germany's Ozil sure of being fit in time for World Cup

Fabregas has also won 110 caps for Spain and was part of the squad that won the 2008 and 2012 European Championships either side of the 2010 World Cup. "What will I do, I don't know yet". The 32-year-old defender ruptured his Achilles in the second leg of Arsenal's defeat to Atletico Madrid and is expected to be on the sidelines for at least ...

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  • Major League Baseball officially announces next year's Yankees-Red Sox series in London
Major League Baseball officially announces next year's Yankees-Red Sox series in London

Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge puts Red Sox relief pitcher Joe Kelly in a headlock after Kelly hit Yankees' Tyler Austin with a pitch. "Bringing these storied teams together for British fans - who have such a profound appreciation for sports at the highest level - only adds to the unique allure of one of the world's greatest sporting rivalrie...

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  • Woman wins $1.2 million on Kentucky Derby day with $18 bet
Woman wins $1.2 million on Kentucky Derby day with $18 bet

Jockey Mike Smith , 52, is also being praised for the successful Derby run, but Smith is directing those praises upward. "There's no telling what this horse can do", Smith said. But months before the race, one courageous bettor wagered $500 on Justify when he was still unraced, and it wasn't even a certainty that he would participate in the Derb...

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  • Chelsea 1-0 Liverpool: Olivier Giroud keeps Blues' top-four hopes alive
Chelsea 1-0 Liverpool: Olivier Giroud keeps Blues' top-four hopes alive

Reflecting on what he has achieved, Cahill said: "To come for £7m, bought to be a squad player, to go on and win two Premier Leagues and team of the year three out of the last four, and then get the armband, for that money". However, Wednesday's match will have taken a lot out of the Merseysiders and I think that could prove crucial in this gam...

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  • Ronaldo 'fears the worst' over Zidane's Champions League final plans
Ronaldo 'fears the worst' over Zidane's Champions League final plans

Real Madrid rode their luck against Bayern Munich and could be grateful that Navas, sometimes a maligned figure, produced so spectacularly between the posts. The goal meant Bayern had to score two more to knock Real out and they managed only one, from James Rodriguez . "I'm not going to think about that".

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  • Alexandre Lacazette Starts - Arsenal Team vs Burnley Confirmed
Alexandre Lacazette Starts - Arsenal Team vs Burnley Confirmed

Wenger's last-ever Arsenal programme notes kicked off with the manager talking about the painful Europa League semi-final defeat to Atletico Madrid on Thursday night. I would like to thank everyone at the club who makes this club so special. In Wenger's final home match as Arsenal boss , Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang book-ended the scoring, with ...

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  • Australia hope for DN Test vs India
Australia hope for DN Test vs India

Cricket Australia (CA) yesterday said that they are trying to convince the BCCI that the first match of the four-Test series, starting December 6, be played using the pink ball. The T20 global at Metricon Stadium on November 17 will follow Australia's three one-dayers against the touring Proteas in Perth, Adelaide and Hobart.

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  • Manchester City celebrate title win in Italy
Manchester City celebrate title win in Italy

In the 2014 EFL Cup final, Ivory Coast worldwide scored a victory over Sunderland and made the final penalty when City recovered the trophy in a shoot-out against Liverpool two years later. The Ivorian will make his 10th appearance of the Premier League campaign if he turns out at home to Brighton and Hove Albion on Wednesday in what could be his f...

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