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Matej Mohoric wins dramatic Stage 10 as Esteban Chaves implodes

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He is one of just two British riders with more than one stage win in the same Giro, the other being Mark Cavendish. Yates stretched his advantage to 47 seconds over Dutchman Dumoulin in the overall classification. "I'm glad to getting more time on Tom Dumoulin". The four-time Tour de France victor now trails his fellow Briton by three minutes and 20 seconds as his hopes of winning the race continue to fade. Read More »

The Boston Celtics used LeBron James' great start against him

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Smith of being a "dirty" player after the two nearly came to blows in game two of the Eastern Conference Finals . Kevin Love put up 22 points with 15 boards and Kyle Korver added 11: the rest of the team combined for 19. He took over the game in every way possible, and utterly dominated the Celtics on all three levels. "You go out and when you lay everything on the line, at the end of the day, you can live with that", James said. Read More »

Griezmann pounces twice as Atletico sink hapless Marseille

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Victory in the Europa League was a dream come true for the outgoing Atletico Madrid forward, Fernando Torres who claims it was a flawless end to his time with the club. The French side should have been ahead inside the opening four minutes with Payet feeding Valere Germain , who could only fire wide when through on goal. Read More »

Barcelona's unbeaten season halted by little Levante

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Levante manager Paco Lopez is full of praise for Ghanaian youngster Emmanuel Boateng who hit a hat-trick in Sunday's 5-4 triumph over Barcelona in La Liga . Led by Emmanuel Boateng's hat trick and two more goals from Enis Bardhi, Levante was heading toward a historic rout with a 5-1 lead after 56 minutes. Read More »

Seattle Mariners Robinson Cano Suspended

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But I do care why Robinson Cano took steroids because I think it speaks to our complete and wholesale ignorance of the types of things that can drive people. "For more than fifteen years, playing professional baseball has been the greatest honor and privilege of my life", Cano's statement read". Based exclusively on his credentials (including those eight All-Star Game appearances, five Silver Sluggers, two Gold Gloves, six top ten MVP finishes, and a World Championship in 2009), a Hall of ... Read More »

Tepper expected to sign deal to buy Panthers

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Richardson's investment group paid $206 million for the club, according to Forbes , after he was unanimously awarded a team by the league's owners on October 26, 1993. David Tepper is no stranger to owning an National Football League franchise, however. Per ESPN's Adam Schefter and Seth Wickersham , they're going for $2. Read More »

Wenger doesn't want to betray Arsenal

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That said, we know that you - the brainy and attractive visitor to FourFourTwo .com - have a superb knowledge of all things football. "There was a photo just in front of the dressing room where Chapman smiled at me", noted Wenger. It's a fearless, new, exciting and uncertain world for Arsenal and Arsenal fans, but after complaints about all the old familiar failings, isn't that exactly what people wanted? "As I said in my speech on the pitch after the Burnley game, I'm a fan above all". Read More »

Woods certain he'll win again

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Still, there were moments where it could have come unraveled. He began the final round looking up at Webb Simpson. At making a birdie. "It was nice. He stayed solid throughout the tournament and never looked like he was going to give up the lead. In that sense, this one has to be at least as satisfying if not more so. Read More »

Thomas Tuchel confirmed as PSG boss

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Namely, Tuchel's biggest challenge, like that of his predecessors, will be finding a way to ensure PSG are ready for big Champions League matches despite facing nearly no competition domestically. "Along with my staff, I will do everything I can to help the team push the envelope right up to the highest worldwide level". Elaborating further on some of the positives, the 46-year-old added: "Well I improved my French, I am feeling closer towards Paris itself, I now know how the sentence ... Read More »

Di Francesco: Roma must learn from Juventus

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The trophy will be awarded then and a farewell ceremony expected to honour retiring skipper Gianluigi Buffon. "Four years like this will not be easy to repeat". We must treat victories and defeats in the same way, not look back at what has been done, but forward to what we still can achieve". "It goes without saying Juve are more powerful in every way", said Sarri, who lamented that Napoli played many games after the champions. Read More »

Houston Rockets Drop Game 1 WCF to Warriors in Houston

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As terrific as James Harden has been in the regular season-he's about to get his third top-two MVP finish in four years-he simply hasn't gotten the job done when it matters most. Looney was game, but Harden victimized him several times . There was also the chippiness you'd expect between two good teams that don't particularly care for each other. Read More »

Youth Bias Against Brad Stevens is Embarrassing

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He's started nine of Boston's 13 games this postseason and is averaging 6.2 points, 6.4 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 20 minutes a game. In a timeframe that has often already swallowed up most first-time National Basketball Association coaches, he's managed to endear himself to a championship-driven city by helping Boston make an improbable run back to the Eastern Conference finals. Read More »

Sheriff's Office: Nearly-naked man causes bomb scare at Daytona airport

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The Wesh 2 News news article expanded on the story, saying that the man entered the airport using some type of bag as clothing; he later emerged naked after leaving an airport bathroom without the bag . "Usually they close a small area if they find (an unattended) bag , but I've never seen them empty out the whole terminal". The bomb is going to go off. Read More »

Nadal breezes into last 16 in Madrid, but some other seeds fall

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If Thiem could string together performances like this with the same kind of consistency that Nadal has shown over many years, it might be the Austrian primed to move into the world number one spot. I don't think it's that way. "I lost the No. 1 before, but what makes me happy is I feel fit, can compete with possibilities every single week", Nadal said. Read More »

46th match (D/N), Indian Premier League at Pune, May 13 2018

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But now, with the result of today's match which is going to be held at CSK's home ground in Pune , it will be clear which team is mighty over the other. To correct this, they have tried many permutations and combinations among Karn Sharma, Imran Tahir, Harbhajan Singh, David Willey , Lungi Ngidi and Shardul but they have failed to find a flawless one. Read More »

Neymar 2000 percent certain to stay, says PSG president

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The 26-year-old is wanted by Real Madrid , who are planning to offer close to £230 million to get him signed for the Los Blancos this summer. "I was not supposed to play in the match [Troyes away in Ligue 1] just after the two Marseille games", Neymar said. Read More »

Southampton 0-1 Man City: Saints ease to safety despite loss

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Manchester City trailed for a total of just 153 minutes in Premier League matches this season - the fewest by a side in a single campaign. Liverpool are 25 points behind City going into this Sunday's final round of fixtures but they have inflicted defeat on Guardiola's team three times this season, ending their unbeaten league record in January before winning both legs of their Champions League quarter final. Read More »

Spanish GP: Lewis Hamilton wins to increase F1 title lead

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Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas finished second ahead of Red Bull's Max Verstappen , with Vettel having to settle for fourth after being forced into a second pit stop. "It was straightforward [to go back to softs] because I had such a good feeling in Q2", he added. "I don't know how it looked but it felt special, it felt strong". Read More »

Spin unseen on TV behind Daniel Ricciardo time loss

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No. 1: Their two drivers fighting for the same bit of tarmac . Red Bull brought a comprehensive upgrade package to Barcelona and Ricciardo set a new race-lap record as he ended with the fastest lap of the race. "I chose the supersoft, Daniel went on the soft". "He's had a hard start to the season, so starting a new chapter in Europe I think will really settle him and send him on his way". Read More »

David de Gea: 'This has been my best season at Old Trafford'

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The Spaniard has been fantastic in goal for Manchester United this season making clear-cut saves and rising on several occasions to become the fifth defender for Manchester United's defense when the chips are down. "It feels good, it is my first Golden Glove award", De Gea told MUTV after the game. Amazingly, De Gea, who joined the Red Devils back in 2011, has never won the Golden Glove before. Read More »

How to Watch Premier League Championship Sunday

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They have already broken Chelsea's Premier League points record by racking up 97 with a 3-1 win over Brighton, and another win against south coast opposition this weekend would bring up the magic 100. In the Premier League we had 17 games, before we arrived the club played 20. Even though relegation is now nearly impossible, Southampton will still need to put a good performance in to prevent a bloodbath on the pitch to reduce any remaining chances of dropping down to the Championship and ... Read More »

Mariners 2B Cano fractures hand on HBP

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Mariners hitters have slashed.261/.327/.436 on their way to 4.6 runs scored per game this season, including 4.9 runs per game over the team's last 10 games and 5.4 per game over the team's last five outings (3-2 SU). With two out, Gordon hit a grounder to the right side, but Jimenez mishandled the toss from first baseman John Hicks for an error , loading the bases. Read More »

Wenger: Tottenham may have to sell Kane, even to Arsenal

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Meanwhile, Wenger, who has won three Premier League titles and a record-breaking seven FA Cups with Arsenal , is very keen to win the final game of his reign. "We had a double handicap". Wenger who will be celebrating his final Arsenal game on Sunday, grabbed the mic and revealed a European Super League is inevitable. Read More »

LeBron James: Brad Stevens praise is overblown

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The dominance of LeBron James in the Eastern conference over the last 8 seasons, playing for both the Miami Heat and Cleveland Cavaliers , has left plenty of shattered dreams and disappointed franchises in his path. To get ready for the series, here's a look at what made Boston the resilient team it is, and what to expect when they match up with Cleveland. The Celtics will have to run several players at James defensively. Read More »

Shadab, Ashraf rain on Ireland's parade

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Murtagh got the full treatment from his team-mates and there was nearly a third wicket next ball, but Stuart Thompson was wide of the stumps where a direct hit would have seen the end of Haris Sohail, who was well out of his crease backing up. Read More »

Simpson ties course record; Woods scrapes through

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Various players made spirited attempts to close the gap on Simpson, most notably Woods who for two days largely hadn't hit the ball close enough and when he did repeatedly failed to convert crucial putts. He just hasn't shown any signs of cracking. But at the par-three 17th, where he took a double-bogey after finding the water on Friday, Simpson brought a huge crowd to their feet in sinking a three-footer for birdie that moved him back to 19-under. Read More »

EPL: Man United secure second spot after draw at West Ham

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A point might be seen as a good result against the team that finished runner-up in the Premier League, but the manner of the performance would have caused consternation. Look at the big names Jose has brought in - Pogba, has too often been played out of position and doesn't suit a Jose system, Sanchez, looks exhausted, frustrated and is more often seen around the half way than in the box, Lindelof, not exactly a powerhouse of a defender. Read More »