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McIlroy moves up leaderboard at Genesis Open McIlroy moves up leaderboard at Genesis Open
- February 19, 2019

Oh, and on the hole that he didn't birdie, he made an eagle. Holmes. Woods got to 6 under par through seven holes, but he will need to get up and down for a par from 30 feet at the par-5 17th. Rory McIlroy finished off a 63 in the morning to get back in the game, and he had one birdie through three holes in the third round. He'll likely have two more rounds to iron out the kinks before heading south of the border for next week's WGC-Mexico Championship. (more...)
Sanchez Unhappy With His Man United Teammates For Collapsing Sanchez Unhappy With His Man United Teammates For Collapsing
- February 19, 2019

Solskjaer won the FA Cup as a player with United in 1999 and 2004. Sanchez was lured from Premier League rivals Arsenal to United by Mourinho in January last year, however, the 30-year-old forward fell out of favour prior to the Portuguese's departure. (more...)
Sergio Ramos faces UEFA investigation over intentional yellow card against Ajax Sergio Ramos faces UEFA investigation over intentional yellow card against Ajax
- February 19, 2019

Malmo's aggressive and hard-working approach caused Chelsea problems in the last-32 first-leg clash, but the result looks a hard one for the Swedes to overturn in the second leg next week. Around an hour later, Ramos appeared to backtrack on Twitter. "I want to make it clear that this hurts me more than it would hurt anyone, I did not get the yellow card on goal, just like the last yellow card I got in the competition, and I will be supporting from the stands like any other fan hoping we ... (more...)
MLB Rumors: Bryce Harper, Manny Machado Receive ‘Serious’ Offers From This Team MLB Rumors: Bryce Harper, Manny Machado Receive ‘Serious’ Offers From This Team
- February 19, 2019

Intensified is the word I heard. Things are heating up with Harper. Many teams have been reportedly interested in one of the top free agents of the off season as the Chicago White Sox , San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants and his original team the Washington Nationals have all been linked with either rumours or offers. (more...)
Champions League: Ribery, Boateng out of Bayern squad for Liverpool match Champions League: Ribery, Boateng out of Bayern squad for Liverpool match
- February 19, 2019

The Reds host Niko Kovac's side on Wednesday (AEDT) in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League last-16 tie. "If we had to choose, we'd choose both", he replied when asked which competition he would rather win. Bayern beat Jurgen Klopp's Borussia Dortmund in the 2013 Champions League final at Wembley and are aiming to progress to the quarter-finals for the seventh successive year. (more...)
Simona Halep sets up Doha semi-final showdown with Elina Svitolina Simona Halep sets up Doha semi-final showdown with Elina Svitolina
- February 19, 2019

World No. 3 Halep prevailed 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 to mark her first victory over Ukrainian Svitolina in almost two years and reach her first final of the new season. "Now I changed that, and it makes me happier, because I showed myself that I'm able to do that". I have to play relaxed, because then you know if you play at your best. (more...)
Chris Gayle to retire from ODIs after ICC World Cup 2019 Chris Gayle to retire from ODIs after ICC World Cup 2019
- February 18, 2019

Gayle has played 103 Tests for West Indies, but in recent years has focused on limited-overs matches, both internationally and in domestic Twenty20 competitions. The England and Wales Cricket Board is keen to use the eight-team tournament to attract a family audience and Gayle, who has not appeared in Australia's Big Bash League since asking a female TV reporter out for a drink during an interview and saying: "Don't blush, baby", during the awkwardness that ensued, may divide opinion in ... (more...)
President Donald Trump Will Likely Veto Congressional Disapproval of National Emergency Declaration President Donald Trump Will Likely Veto Congressional Disapproval of National Emergency Declaration
- February 18, 2019

Although the National Emergencies Act of 1976 grants the president broad authority to declare a state of national emergency, there is debate as to whether any federal laws grant the president the authority to redirect funds to the border wall construction and to instruct the military to build the wall. (more...)
Kyler Murray says he's committing to the NFL Kyler Murray says he's committing to the NFL
- February 15, 2019

The 21-year-old made the decision four days before he was expected to report to baseball spring training for the A's. He ran for 1,001 yards and another 12 scores, posting the second-best passer efficiency rating in Bowl Subdivision history. (more...)
Tottenham vs Dortmund: Son issues Champions League warning as Sancho explains disaster Tottenham vs Dortmund: Son issues Champions League warning as Sancho explains disaster
- February 15, 2019

Pochettino devised a clever game-plan that eventually frustrated Dortmund and secured Tottenham's first ever Champions League knockout-round win at home. But Tottenham's manager played down the success of his tactics. "Then we will have a better result than thinking we are 3-0 already". "That was the most important message he gave to us". (more...)
Mickelson closes out Pebble Beach Pro-Am victory Mickelson closes out Pebble Beach Pro-Am victory
- February 14, 2019

With a two-hour rain delay in Sunday's final round, Day was one of the last groups to finish before sunset and carded a four-under-par 68. The final threesomes of the day, with leader Paul Casey and his closest pursuer, Phil Mickelson, still had not teed off, bringing into question whether they'll be able to get 72 holes in before sundown on Sunday. (more...)
Manchester United and PSG charged for crowd trouble during Champions League clash Manchester United and PSG charged for crowd trouble during Champions League clash
- February 14, 2019

PSG superstar Angel Di Maria has blamed Louis van Gaal for his nightmarish stay at Manchester United during the 2014-15 campaign. The United man did manage to get away from the Brazilian midway through the first half and impressively breezed past PSG defender Presnel Kimpembe on the right touchline - but his cross was too near to veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon. (more...)
Japans Osaka in shock split with tennis coach Bajin Japans Osaka in shock split with tennis coach Bajin
- February 14, 2019

No replacement coach has been named by Osaka who is scheduled to resume her season next week in Dubai. "Hey everyone, I will no longer be working together with Sascha", Osaka wrote. Open last September, when she defeated Serena Williams in straight sets. By winning a second grand slam and becoming world No 1, she firmly established herself as at the forefront of the next generation of women players. (more...)
Johnson wins rain-shortened Clash at Daytona Johnson wins rain-shortened Clash at Daytona
- February 14, 2019

It wasn't the rain, however, that will plastor the headlines following this race. Johnson triggered a wreck that wiped out almost the entire 20-car field at Daytona and zipped to the lead to win the rain-shortened exhibition Clash on Sunday. (more...)
Duo return as Pochettino makes 4 changes | Expected Tottenham line-up vs Dortmund Duo return as Pochettino makes 4 changes | Expected Tottenham line-up vs Dortmund
- February 13, 2019

Sebastian Kehl, Reus" former teammate and now a Dortmund director, said: "We would, of course, have liked to have him in London, because his presence is a bit intimidating for the opponent. We have had a lot of opportunities, not just the penalty. Vardy had been warming up in preparation and was immediately introduced, jogging forward to take the ball from Maddison. (more...)
Klopp is 'smiley' and calm - Liverpool defender Robertson Klopp is 'smiley' and calm - Liverpool defender Robertson
- February 13, 2019

It was good that we could bring him on and could see immediately what a fantastic player he is", and added "Today was a day where the boys could really show that we can play a little bit of football. "But that result for City [against Chelsea] has confirmed after their hiccup, they're saying: "We're banged at it, this is how we're going to finish the season". (more...)
Solskjaer hoping to spring surprise in latest stage of United's rapid revival Solskjaer hoping to spring surprise in latest stage of United's rapid revival
- February 13, 2019

We have to concentrate on ourselves, to play our brand of football. "I have three good forwards myself". Meanwhile, Anthony Martial keeps his place in the side, with Alexis Sanchez still benched. Right-back Thomas Meunier has also been sidelined with an injury, and will miss the next match. And Sanchez, who has struggled for form since swapping Arsenal for United in January previous year, is determined to fulfil his dream at Old Trafford . (more...)
Chelsea reportedly identify club legend Gianfranco Zola as Sarri's replacement Chelsea reportedly identify club legend Gianfranco Zola as Sarri's replacement
- February 12, 2019

I do my best and the players do their best. Sarri has acknowledged that he is 'worried' about his future and according to Sport Mediaset , Chelsea are considering axing the 60-year-old and placing current assistant Zola in charge until the end of the campaign. (more...)
Combined XI: Manchester United vs. Paris Saint-Germain Combined XI: Manchester United vs. Paris Saint-Germain
- February 12, 2019

United are a point clear of Chelsea and Arsenal , and nine points behind third-placed Tottenham after 26 Premier League matches. Young was speaking ahead of United's first leg last-16 clash against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League on Tuesday night , which will see the French champions arrive at Old Trafford. (more...)
India vs New Zealand, 3rd T20I in Hamilton India vs New Zealand, 3rd T20I in Hamilton
- February 11, 2019

Bangladesh has opened its New Zealand tour with a loss. He was removed by Kuldeep Yadav when he skied a ball to Hardik Pandya running in from long-on. In between these two dismissals, the Kiwis also got the wicket of a settled Rohit Sharma to tilt the odds in their favour. Runs came thick and fast as skipper Kane Williamson contributed 27 and Colin de Grandhomme produced a crucial 30-run cameo off 16-balls. (more...)
Solskjaer: Victory at Fulham flawless preparation for PSG Solskjaer: Victory at Fulham flawless preparation for PSG
- February 11, 2019

But, like I said, we have big games coming up. Yet to win away from home this season, their next three visitors at Craven Cottage are all powerhouses - Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City. Under the previous regime, Pogba was shackled to incredibly negative tactics but has since been liberated, allowing him to score eight goals and provide five assists in just 10 games. (more...)
XFL to Announce Head Coaches on Thursday XFL to Announce Head Coaches on Thursday
- February 10, 2019

According to the league, the XFL "will reimagine football for the 21st century" and deliver "authentic, high-energy football for the whole family at an affordable price". Now the XFL CEO, Luck had developed a relationship with Stoops in the Big 12 during Luck's time as West Virginia athletic director, and later when Luck worked with the NCAA. (more...)
Rielly scores victor, Maple Leafs beat Senators 5-4 Rielly scores victor, Maple Leafs beat Senators 5-4
- February 10, 2019

In 211 career games, the native of Thornhill, Ont., has accumulated 193 points (61 goals, 132 assists). In total, $149,690,000 of the $180,150,000 allocated to Matthews, William Nylander and John Tavares in recent Maple Leafs contracts has come in the form of signing. (more...)
Klopp gives injury updates ahead of Bournemouth clash Klopp gives injury updates ahead of Bournemouth clash
- February 10, 2019

Neither have featured regularly for City over the past 18 months, so Pep Guardiola will be well adapted to their absence. Following back-to-back draws against Leicester City and West Ham United, Liverpool saw title rivals Manchester City leapfrog them into the pole position on the table. (more...)
Ireland team vs Scotland, Six Nations 2019: The starting XV Ireland team vs Scotland, Six Nations 2019: The starting XV
- February 10, 2019

Meanwhile, Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has recalled Saracens wing Sean Maitland , who has recovered from a hamstring injury. "But Finn always seems to rise to the occasion". "We've obviously got a lot of improving to do as well but we had to wear them down, they're well-organised in defence and we knew they would be very unsafe in attack, and by and large we fronted up to our task as we had to". (more...)
Tom Brady gets his playoff beard shaved for charity Tom Brady gets his playoff beard shaved for charity
- February 09, 2019

Elsewhere, LB Kyle Van Noy appeared on ESPN this week to lambast one of the most vocal critics of the Patriots and QB Tom Brady in particular. Belichick has this thing that he says: 'Put everything in the drawer and [don't] worry about it until it's done. (more...)
LeBron James picks Kevin Durant first for All-Star Game LeBron James picks Kevin Durant first for All-Star Game
- February 09, 2019

Antetokounmpo selected Milwaukee's Khris Middleton with the first pick in the reserve round, keeping the Bucks teammates together for the All-Star Game in Charlotte. "I'm going with Dirk", James said during the prerecorded draft before bursting out into laughter. Davis told the Pelicans he wanted a trade, and James has made it clear that he'd love to play with him. (more...)
Baseball legend Frank Robinson dies at 83 Baseball legend Frank Robinson dies at 83
- February 09, 2019

Because he helped pave the way for future generations of black players and managers, Robinson will always be among the most important figures in MLB's history. He hit.323 with 37 home runs and 124 RBIs and led the majors in slugging (.611), OPS (1.015) and intentional walks (23) for a 93-61 Reds club that lost in the World Series to the New York Yankees . (more...)
Sixers trade former No. 1 overall pick Fultz to Magic Sixers trade former No. 1 overall pick Fultz to Magic
- February 09, 2019

The 20-year-old Fultz is averaging 8.2 points, 3.1 assists and 3.7 rebounds and is shooting 42 percent from the field. Fultz and his broken jumper were traded to the Orlando Magic for forward Jonathon Simmons , a first-round pick from the Oklahoma City Thunder and a second-round selection from the Cleveland Cavaliers (according to The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor). (more...)
Toronto Raptors: Trading for Marc Gasol a gamble worth taking Toronto Raptors: Trading for Marc Gasol a gamble worth taking
- February 09, 2019

Failure to do so would anger a fan base already sad the last vestiges of the Grit "N" Grind culture are coming to an end, with lifelong Grizzly Marc Gasol on the trade block as well. Gasol , 34, is averaging 15.7 points, 8.6 rebounds and a career-high 4.7 assists (which ranks second among National Basketball Association centers, trailing only Nikola Jokic's 7.7). (more...)
Eden Hazard closer to Real Madrid move after ‘decision’ taken on future Eden Hazard closer to Real Madrid move after ‘decision’ taken on future
- February 08, 2019

The brilliant Belgium has less than 18 months on his contract with no indication of signing an extension, stating recently that he "knows what he's going to do" with rumours of a move to Madrid brewing for several years now. They could barter Chelsea down to 100m euros. Unsurprisingly, Hazard is the most prolific player at Chelsea this season, with a record of 15 goals and 10 assists in 31 appearances leaving him set for his most productive campaign at the club. (more...)
Cleveland Cavaliers make three-way trade with Houston, Sacramento Cleveland Cavaliers make three-way trade with Houston, Sacramento
- February 08, 2019

Iman Shumpert is headed to Houston after the Rockets made a significant cost-cutting move, including a lottery-protected 2019 first round pick to unload the contracts of Brandon Knight and Marquese Chriss . "Knight is due $15.6 million next season, which would give the Cavs another hefty expiring contract next year to perhaps flip again", Lloyd wrote. (more...)
Kings agree to trade for Mavericks forward Barnes Kings agree to trade for Mavericks forward Barnes
- February 08, 2019

Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle described Barnes as a " model pro " during his postgame presser. "I am going to miss him an very bad lot". He's a special guy. He grew up in Houston. Jackson, 23, is in his second year and has been a regular contributor off the bench, averaging 6.7 points and 2.8 rebounds. He's in the final season of his contract and is owed the remainder of his $11.7-million salary. (more...)
Wizards sending Porter to Bulls Wizards sending Porter to Bulls
- February 08, 2019

Porter is in the second season of a four-year, $106 million deal that the Wizards matched after he signed an offer sheet with Brooklyn in the summer of 2017. Did the Bulls make a smart move taking on Porter's bloated contract? He was the longest-tenured Bulls player before being moved and was averaging 14.1 points and 7.3 rebounds. (more...)
Latest Mike Conley Trade Rumors: Pistons Reportedly Offer First-Round Pick Latest Mike Conley Trade Rumors: Pistons Reportedly Offer First-Round Pick
- February 08, 2019

But Detroit and Utah are reportedly the front-runners to land the veteran point guard, with Toronto and IN in the mix as well. They have shown interest in Conley and if they want to make the playoffs this would be a good move to do so. Conley scored 25 points and handed out 9 assists for Memphis and Jaren Jackson added 23 in the Grizzlies' second straight win, 108-106. "Indications from Toronto and Pacers side that Grizzlies' price is prohibitively high", Amick reported . (more...)
Ben Barba facing Super League ban Ben Barba facing Super League ban
- February 08, 2019

Barba's behaviour and several other off-season incidents in the NRL will be discussed at a meeting of the ARL Commission in Sydney this Wednesday. BEN Barba may be forced to look overseas for a career lifeline after Rugby Australia said he wasn't welcome in their code if he's banned from the NRL . (more...)
Darren Weir facing four-year ban, won't contest charges Darren Weir facing four-year ban, won't contest charges
- February 07, 2019

Weir's charges at which point they will be seeking a four-year disqualification". Weir fronts the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary on Wednesday as Racing Victoria stewards seek to have a four-year disqualification ratified. If Monday's show cause hearing goes against Weir, the horses entered for Saturday will have to be transferred in order to run. Weir has decided not to contest charges relating to the possession of jiggers and on Tuesday there were reports he will cop a four-year ban. (more...)
Pacers rout James, Lakers 136-94 Pacers rout James, Lakers 136-94
- February 07, 2019

The most recent reported trade proposal from the Lakers to the Pelicans included giving up Lonzo Ball , Kuzma, Ingram, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Josh Hart , Ivica Zubac and two first round picks, while taking Solomon Hill for cap relief. (more...)
Real Madrid dominant in first half Real Madrid dominant in first half
- February 07, 2019

Messi has been in typically imperious form this season, netting almost 30 goals in all competitions but Valverde says that Barcelona have enough firepower in their arsenal to overcome Real Madrid even if their captain isn't on the field. (more...)
India vs New Zealand: T20I Series Schedule, Venue & Match Timings India vs New Zealand: T20I Series Schedule, Venue & Match Timings
- February 06, 2019

Rishabh Pant will have a chance to prove himself as he is back with the team for the T20 series. India's Predicted Playing XI for 1st T20I: Sportsrush presents before you India's playing XI for the first T20I against New Zealand . LIVE Streaming of India vs New Zealand 1 T20 match will be available on Hotstar. The LIVE telecast of the match will be available on Star Sports 1/HD. (more...)