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Laidlaw boots Scotland to victory

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Replacements: 16 Adrien Pelissie, 17 Eddy Ben Arous, 18 Cedate Gomes Sa, 19 Paul Gabrillagues, 20 Louis Picamoles, 21 Baptiste Serin, 22 Anthony Belleau, 23 Benjamin Fall. "Laidlaw to 10 was mentioned during the week", said Townsend. "It was a brutally physical game against them a year ago, there were a lot of collisions". Read More »

Liverpool close in on Manchester United after victory over Southampton

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However, the visitors were able to coast through the final stages with Firmino and Salah even replaced in ideal preparation for their return to Champions League action at Porto in the first leg of their last 16 tie on Wednesday. It was satisfying to see attacking intent at the Hawthorns as we managed to score three goals away from home and should've scored more! Firmino collected the ball from Salah before producing an exquisite flick back into the Egyptian's path, and Salah made no ... Read More »

American Gerard wins men's snowboard slopestyle at PyeongChang Olympics

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The photo above was the result. "The weather's really challenging today, but I'm stoked I was able to put it down, you know?" After the downhill was postponed until Thursday, the women's slopestyle snowboarding also fell victim to the wind, as the qualifying session was scrapped with riders going straight into the final on Monday. Read More »

Korea's Mixed Doubles Curling Team Thrash the US

According to USA Today, Team USA is one of three nations - along with Canada and China - to qualify curlers for all three Olympic competitions. The Wisconsin duo fell to Switzerland in the first round of round robin play, but are still in the running. Read More »

Borussia Dortmund name their piece for Christian Pulisic

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He brought me along so much as a player and helped me and guided me. The Red Devils reportedly are the latest contenders to join the race for the United States of America international's services, and when quizzed about such claims during an interview with ESPN , he responded with words that may fill the Old Trafford faithful with joy. Read More »

Kasper Schmeichel Understands Riyad Mahrez Disappointment Over Failed Manchester City Move

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With just four minutes into the second half, City went 2-1 ahead as Aguero finished off another assist from De Bruyne despite Schmeichel getting a hand to the ball. The Leicester striker's alertness saw him latch on to a sloppy pass from Nicolas Otemedni , burst into the penalty area and strike a shot - via the slightest deflection off Aymeric Laporte - past Ederson and into the corner of the net. Read More »

Major League Baseball free agent rumors: Cubs, Yu Darvish agree to six-year deal

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The deal is pending a physical. Lower back tightness put him on the disabled list last August. That narrative could very well be debunked over the next couple of weeks, if Darvish's signing is any indication. It's certainly made the Cubs better, and we'll see if he starts a cascade of pitching deals now that the market has been set. Darvish signed with Texas before the 2012 season and missed all of 2015 after elbow surgery. Read More »

Ex-US Swim Coach Accused of Sexual Abuse

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USA Swimming said it sent that case file to the U.S. Center for SafeSport when notified in January of a case against Hutchison. Hutchison has not been arrested or charged in the case as Homeland Security started an investigation into Hutchison late last month. Read More »

Snow warning for across Ireland as temperatures to plummet to -3

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Meanwhile to end our weekend in style - the forecast is bringing us wind and rain once again, except this time they're also throwing in some sunny spells and snow. On Tuesday night, frost and ice will develop for a time. Public Health England forecasters have extended a cold weather health alert until Tuesday and today swathes of the country were hit by wind and even some snow. Read More »

West Ham boss Moyes sets sights on top ten after Watford win

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Watford are a good side, with several decent individual players, but they are not world beaters and it shows how badly Chelsea must have played on Monday for them to hammer four goals past the champions. But moments later West Ham's pressure finally told when, not for the first time, Michail Antonio tore past Daryl Janmaat and crossed for the unmarked Hernandez to nod in his third goal in five games. Read More »

Gerry Adams: talk of Irish unity more prevalent since Brexit vote

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He was speaking from Stormont in Northern Ireland on Friday, his last evening as party leader. Along the way he built Sinn Fein into a political force in Northern Ireland and Ireland. Ms. McDonald hopes to make her mark quickly. While agriculture minister she decentralised government services from Belfast and won praise for efforts to boost rural development - although a DUP ministerial colleague won a court challenge against her bid to divert funds towards that area. Read More »

Rory McIlroy misses cut to kick off busy PGA Tour stretch

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Hossler nabbed seven birdies at Pebble Beach Golf Links . Hossler has not made a bogey this week. "I really enjoy this event and it's a great opportunity to use the strength of the game of golf, which is the ability to play and compete with fans of the game and to be able to interact with numerous people that support and sponsor the game of golf, " he said. Read More »

Klopp on Potential Lallana Return, Provides Update on Injured Defensive Trio

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Van Dijk has since made a steady start to life on Merseyside since becoming the most expensive defender in history but he recognises Sunday's game will be a test of his emotions and not just skill. Lallana has endured a season decimated by injuries and his frustrations boiled over after he was on the end of a number of heavy challenges. After Tottenham had grown into the match, Jurgen Klopp attempted to stem the flow of white shirts by switching to a back-three only for a parried save to ... Read More »

Russian Federation says court rejected appeal from athletes under pressure

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Russia said on Friday the Court of Arbitration for Sport was under pressure from Olympic officials when it rejected a last-minute bid from 47 Russian athletes to take part in the Pyeongchang Winter Games . On Friday, Jim Walden, the lawyer of whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov , the former head of the Russian anti-doping lab who has fled the country and lives in hiding in the United States, said IOC President Thomas Bach should resign. Read More »

We Need To See Season Through - Chelsea Star Hopeful Of Winning Trophy

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One player who has been a constant for the past 5.5 years has been Eden Hazard . "From the start of my experience with Chelsea they try to stay behind me in every game and they continue to do this and I am happy and proud for this". Liverpool FC will return to Premier League action next weekend when they take on Southampton at St Mary's. The Gunners are now sixth in the Premier League table, 24 points behind runaway leaders City, with just 12 games to play. Read More »

Eagles ran fake walk-through in case of spying Pats

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Doug Pederson was prepared for everything, and he is a Super Bowl champion because of it. The Patriots were accused of taping the St. Louis Rams' walkthrough prior to their first Super Bowl title 16 years ago, though that has been refuted. Read More »

Knicks top Forbes' NBA valuations at $3.6 billion

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Forbes said the Cleveland Cavaliers, ranked 15th on the list with a value of $1.3 billion, were the only franchise to lose money on an operating basis due to its significant payroll and luxury tax bill. They are now the sixth most valuable sports team in the world, behind football clubs Real Madrid, Barcelona and Manchester United, baseball's New York Yankees and the NFL's Dallas Cowboys. Read More »

US drops coin on flag bearer

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Hamlin is in her fourth Olympics and won a bronze medal in the luge at the 2014 Winter Games. At the 2006 Winter Games in Turin, Italy, he became the first African American athlete to win individual gold at the Winter Olympics . It equally wasn't right to reference black history month reference in your retort. Both Davis and Hamlin boast impressive Olympic resumes. Spokesman Mark Jones said: "The Team USA flag bearer is selected using a detailed selection procedure that is fully ... Read More »

DeFilippo Describes 'Whirlwind' of Becoming Vikings Offensive Coordinator

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In his two years as quarterbacks coach of the Eagles , DeFilippo helped Carson Wentz emerge into an MVP candidate, throwing 33 touchdowns to seven interceptions through 13 games this season before suffering a season-ending injury. Perhaps someone like Teddy Bridgewater , who is just 25-years old. The Minnesota Vikings have their new offensive coordinator. If the Vikings re-sign Keenum, how will DeFilippo capitalize off his identity as a running threat like the Eagles did with ... Read More »

Eagles World Cup kits unveiled

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The new England kits are to go on sale next month, around the time of the next worldwide break where the team will be wearing them for the first time. "Moreover, they celebrate everything we relish about our culture". "We started to see trends in attitude and energy connecting the athletes to music, fashion and more". Read More »

Britain's 'Cheddar Man' Had Dark Skin, Blue Eyes- Scientists Find

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However, in-depth examination of the DNA data and facial reconstruction of the fossil, showed that Cheddar Man would have had a darker complexion than previously thought, along with blue eyes and dark, curly hair. We now know about his skin colour, hair, facial features and eye colour, which has not been possible until now. Cheddar Man's DNA was also analysed back in the 1990's by Oxford University's Brian Sykes, who sequenced Mitochondrial DNA (DNA passed from mother to child) from ... Read More »

Chelsea's first choice manager target preparing for a move to Premier League

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From the very first day of the season, Chelsea , reflecting their manager's discontent, have seemed totally out of sync on the pitch. The Spaniard won the Champions League , two La Liga titles and three Copa Del Reys during three years at the Nou Camp and, according to Sport , Chelsea believe that he could be the flawless fit to lead the west Londoners. Read More »

The Beatles SLAMMED as 'WORST musicians in the world' by Quincy Jones

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Jones then talked about the singer's drug use, since he died from a Propofol overdose in 2009. "Is it all about Trumpism?" Quincy Jones described Donald Trump as "crazy" and his daughter Ivanka as "fine". Jones said he blames mobster Sam Giancana . They were no-playing motherfuckers. Yes, sir. Twelve years ago. Before slinging some outrageous gossip, the 84-year-old said, "I've got nothing to be scared of, man". Read More »

Watch Tottenham vs Newport County

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Tottenham got past AFC Wimbledon - the team who are 19th in League One - in the third round, while Rochdale are second from bottom in that division. Newport avoided defeat against Tottenham for the first time in their history in the original match, having previously lost all four meetings. Pochettino can turn to Harry Kane and Dele Alli off the bench, while also an option is the creative Christian Eriksen . Read More »

Mohamed Salah delivers exciting message to Anfield fans

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The 25-year-old has found the net 28 times in games across all competitions, but his rise to stardom has reportedly caught the attention of Liverpool's rivals. Former Tottenham Hotspur striker Mido has revealed that he is "proud" of Mohamed Salah after the Liverpool forward became the highest-scoring Egyptian in Premier League history. Read More »

Footballer Sanchez given jail term for tax evasion

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Sanchez, the highest-paid player in the Premier League on £600,000 a week, accepted his punishment for defrauding the Spanish tax authorities of £900,000 during his time at Barcelona . That was also changed to a €800,000 fine in 2016. Alexis has played three games for the Red Devils since his January transfer, and the former Arsenal man managed his first goal against Huddersfield during his Old Trafford debut on Saturday . Read More »

National Signing Day, Feb. 7

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It wouldn't be signing day if a parent, decked in the gear of rival SEC schools, didn't walk off a live shot on national television after her son picked a third SEC school . hour. The bulk of the nation's top players had already signed with schools, creating increased interest in only a select few players. He will attend Clemson this fall. Read More »