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by | May 13, 2018 | 02:00

And off the next ball, Murtagh trapped Imam-ul-Haq with an inswinger. Azhar Ali dug out a Murtagh delivery and called for a quick legside single. In a huge scramble, Ul-Haq made a last-ditch dive towards the stumps only to collide with the Irish duo of wicket-keeper Niall O'Brien and fielder Tyrone Kane.

by | May 12, 2018 | 11:03

It won't happen. Why are you picking up weapons? We will always fight those who seek Azadi , those who want to secede. Azaadi "is not going to happen, never" General Rawat told a national daily in some of his strongest comments on the volatile situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

by | May 12, 2018 | 11:02

Rafael Nadal suffered his first defeat on clay in 357 days, losing 7-5, 6-3 to Dominic Thiem, the world No 7 from Austria, in the quarter-finals of the Madrid Open. But Thiem beat Nadal at his own game, finishing long rallies with winners and avoiding the costly hitting errors that sunk Nadal's title defence. Juan Martin del Potro, Borna Coric, David Goffin, Lucas Pouille, Kyle Edmund and Alexander Zverev have to battle against each other to determine the last semi-finalist and we should get ...

by | May 11, 2018 | 03:56

It got me through easy games and also got me out of some tricky situations. The Spaniard recently earned his 11th tournament titles in both Monte-Carlo and Barcelona, and he is now bidding for a sixth in Madrid . "I try to always remind myself and be grateful of that". Nadal then struck a forehand victor on the run to break Schwartzman again in the second set.

by | May 11, 2018 | 03:58

They let James and the Cavs shoot a franchise playoff-best from the field in the closeout game and surrendered two of the highest-scoring performances by the Cavs in their post-season history. Some people can argue over stats, championships and clutch time, but Jordan might be the better player. Maybe he understands this as time ticks down on what is expected to be the end of his second run with the Cavaliers.

by | May 11, 2018 | 03:58

Woods first became Champion Golfer of the Year in 2000 at St Andrews and did so again, at the Home of Golf, in 2005. The three-time Open victor has missed the previous two championships - at Royal Troon and Royal Birkdale - but will return for his 20th appearance this year.

by | May 11, 2018 | 03:59

The transfer rumour dominating the swirl around Liverpool Football Club is the potential move of Lyon forward Nabil Fekir to Anfield this summer. Until there is confirmation or denial from journalists close to Liverpool then every little comment surrounding Fekir will be newsworthy in the summer transfer storm.

by | May 11, 2018 | 03:57

Boston, which advances to the Eastern Conference finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers , has young players such as Brown and Jayson Tatum to go along with Irving and Hayward. And then we changed it and we wanted to get the third seed. They put up a strong fight against the Boston Celtics , but the Celtics proved themselves to be the better team when the moment mattered most.

by | May 10, 2018 | 00:29

Ferguson is believed to have said to his family. On Tuesday, it was revealed that the Scottish was now out of coma and was talking to his family who stayed with him in hospital. Mourinho insisted Ferguson's condition will not have a negative effect on his team ahead of Thursday's Premier League clash with West Ham at the London Stadium.

by | May 09, 2018 | 01:16

The Capitals beat Pittsburgh in the playoffs for only the second time in 11 tries by playing a disciplined style dictated by Trotz, one that focuses on responsibility at both ends of the ice. These Penguins aren't spring chickens, after all, and Game 6 gave the impression that some key guys were tired, hurt, or both. Ovechkin has been the heart and soul of the Capitals this whole season and his entire career for that matter, and it showed in this series.

by | May 09, 2018 | 01:16

Hood is a very good player but he's had a bad playoffs so far, averaging only 4.6 points on 39.6 percent shooting. Hood's recent action may also affect his chance of returning to the Cavaliers next season as the team could just let him walk away as a restricted free agent and look for a better replacement in the upcoming offseason.

by | May 09, 2018 | 01:14

Boston will be the home team for both of MLB's first games in Europe on June 29 and 30, 2019. The NFL have been playing regular-season games in London since 2007, and could eventually host a franchise if the proposed purchase of Wembley Stadium by Shahid Khan, the owner of Jacksonville Jaguars, goes ahead.

by | May 09, 2018 | 01:13

A decision came down Tuesday when Burrow declared via social media that he's moving on despite a strong spring, including his 15-of-22, 238-yard performance in the spring game. A redshirt junior, he still has two seasons of eligibility remaining. The long quarterback in this winter's recruiting class is four-star Matthew Baldwin, who enrolled in classes earlier this year but is recovering from a knee injury he suffered in the Texas state playoffs.

by | May 09, 2018 | 01:10

Ingram, who set career highs by rushing for 1,124 yards and 12 touchdowns last season, will not be eligible to rejoin the team's active roster until October 1. With Kamara and Ingram both playing at a high level in 2017 and staying relatively healthy, the Saints rarely needed to go to a third-string back last season.

by | May 08, 2018 | 00:54

The recent outing against Chelsea was a chance for Swansea to pick up at least a point, but Carvalhal's men could not do enough to cancel out Cesc Fabregas opener and with Southampton winning against Bournemouth , they would fancy their chances against the Cherries to heal some of their wounds.

by | May 07, 2018 | 06:27

Belgium's Victor Campenaerts (LottoNL-Jumbo), who was tied with Dennis on Friday's time trial, was one of many riders to be caught out in the finale and dropped out of the top 10 after conceding 31 seconds. In the last meters of the sprint interchanges Viviani nearly collided with Sam Bennett, who at the last moment went to the side and eliminated the possibility of mass obstruction.

by | May 07, 2018 | 06:20

He means the world to me and so many of his other former players, colleagues and opponents. Former United greats David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo were among the first to offer messages of goodwill to their Old Trafford boss. Thoughts with all the family at this sad time. Departing Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger also expressed his best wishes to Sir Alex at the start of his farewell speech at the Emirates on Sunday afternoon after watching his side beat Burnley 5-0.

by | May 07, 2018 | 06:16

Conte beamed: "One month ago it was impossible to imagine we'd arrive at the end to fight for a place in the Champions League ". "We are winning and our opponents are dropping points. They may not emerge victorious from this chase for Champions League football, but the chase is most definitely on. "Excellent work for the goal , he was a threat throughout the game with his wing play and crossing".

by | May 06, 2018 | 16:40

The fact James even needed to find a game-winning shot was credit to the Raptors putting together their most impressive and sustained stretch of effort and execution in the series, resulting in a 38-point fourth quarter and a game-tying three from Anunoby before James' game-winner.

by | May 06, 2018 | 16:38

It's not the first time in these playoffs that Marchand has been caught with his tongue out: He appeared to lick Toronto's Leo Komarov in the first round. They're the ones doing all the battling. Two huge wins in Boston, in front of Orr and Bourque, have the Lightning in the driver's seat. "Where I see a difference in them is how hard they've defended in this series, versus maybe what we saw during the season".

by | May 06, 2018 | 16:36

Uihlein had a 62, one off the course record. Early in the morning, the weather conditions were ideal for shooting a low score and 2 guys in particular took advantage. Back-to-back birdies at the 14th and 15th followed but he was unable to add another gain which would have seen him equal Rory McIlroy's course record of 61 which he set on the way to victory in 2015.

by | May 05, 2018 | 05:56

United secured a top-four finish by beating Arsenal 2-1 last weekend, and Brighton's more desperate need for the points shone through. Brighton's remaining games see them travel to face Premier League Champions Manchester City on Wednesday night, with their final match taking place at Anfield against Liverpool on Sunday 13th May.

by | May 05, 2018 | 05:53

The New Orleans Pelicans boast one of the NBA's premier practice facilities, but during the second half of the 2017-18 season, they frequently held gameday shootarounds in the Smoothie King Center. The Stanley Cup playoffs began on April 11, with games in Pittsburgh, Winnipeg, and Las Vegas - three different time zones. "They said I didn't get fouled, so maybe I have to go in there a little stronger and force them to call them".

by | May 04, 2018 | 09:35

But Chalmers isn't counting out the former World No.1, who is playing the seventh tournament of his comeback from spinal fusion surgery past year. "The course is going to be playing different", he said. Webb Simpson: Could be a real contender this week. You probably won't because you're not playing well. I'll be excited about him and have plenty of shares this week.

by | May 04, 2018 | 09:35

This seems like more of the same. Who could have thought the Boston Celtics playing in the second round without Kyrie Irving? "Some way, somehow, we figure it out. "Whatever it takes, I wouldn't miss this series for the world", Brown said. The Celtics' second-leading scorer in the first round with 17.9 points per game, Brown was finally ruled out about a half-hour before tipoff following a conversation with doctors, trainers and Horford.

by | May 04, 2018 | 09:22

They beat the New Orleans Pelicans by 22 in Game 1, and the Dubs are set to get Stephen Curry back on the floor for Game 2. Game 2 between the Warriors and Pelicans will be on Tuesday night at 10:30 p.m. Eastern. You can tune in to TNT to watch the game and it sounds like Curry will be ready to go. Curry has not played for the Warriors since March 23.

by | May 03, 2018 | 12:06

I want to see the white paper with the United's crest and Ed Woodward's signature and Marouane Fellaini's signature", he said. Legendary United boss Ferguson was on hand to greet his old rival by the dugouts before the game, with Jose Mourinho also embracing Wenger warmly ahead of kick-off.

by | May 02, 2018 | 02:03

Dallas wants quarterback Dak Prescott to feed off the run with 2016 rushing leader Ezekiel Elliott , so free-agent pickup Allen Hurns could be the top receiver without numbers similar to what Bryant posted during his best run from 2012-14.

by | May 02, 2018 | 02:06

I've held initial talks with Rangers and the plan is to pick them up in a couple of days' time. "The plan is, obviously I'm busy for the next couple of days now, but I'll pick it up on Thursday and we'll see if I can progress it". Rangers said they hope to be able to release news about Murty's successor "in the near future". "Graeme has had to contend with hard and challenging circumstances but conducted himself in a thoroughly professional manner".

by | May 02, 2018 | 02:03

Watford are a hard opponent, they played well, created great chances. Speaking after the game, Gracia revealed via Sky Sports: "Today was frustrating because again we competed very well. Liverpool's battle with Manchester United for second place seems over on the back of two recent draws by Klopp's side, but there is no doubt they have been distracted by European commitments.

by | May 01, 2018 | 06:41

Flowers was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the fifth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday. After making such an impact, Dickson chose to forgo his senior year at Texas and enter the National Football League draft. Dissly was Montana's Gatorade Player of the Year in 2013 for the undefeated Class AA state champion Hawks, one year after losing the state title game by two to Butte.

by | May 01, 2018 | 06:42

Last season, the Leafs put together a 105-point effort while also setting franchise records for most wins (49), most home wins (29) and the longest home-winning streak (13 games). "His leadership in helping establish a cultural foundation, as well as his invaluable mentorship to everyone in this organization, has been instrumental in our development".

by | May 01, 2018 | 06:35

The Oakland Raiders entered the 2018 NFL Draft with questions at the inside linebacker position but chose to wait to address it. Hurst , who was earlier considered a potential first-round selection, was diagnosed with a heart condition at the National Football League scouting combine and did not work out with the other defensive linemen.

by | April 30, 2018 | 11:32

Though he was listed as a safety for Alabama , Fitzpatrick played cornerback as well. Charlie Potter, BamaOnLine: A five-star prospect out of Old Bridge, N.J., Fitzpatrick was inserted into Alabama's lineup as a true freshman and quickly became a fan favorite on the Crimson Tide's defense.

by | April 30, 2018 | 11:29

O'Sullivan, however, remains snooker's biggest box-office draw and, reflecting on his clash with Carter, he told reporters: "The story's going to keep going because until I die, you're going to have to keep writing stuff about that". But he failed to produce his best against both Carter and first-round opponent Stephen Maguire. O'Sullivan had put Carter in a snooker on the green ball and while walking back to his seat, stuck an elbow into the arm of Carter, who seemed to laugh it off, before ...