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Johnson plans to play it safe on eve of Masters


Much has been made of Woods' return to the top of the sport - having undergone a fourth back surgery past year he has started 2018 in fine form, finishing in the top ten at Valspar and Bay Hill. He said he is impressed by Vanessa's work ethic, and that her game continues to get better. However, he was forced to withdraw from the season's first major due to a back injury suffered in a fall at a house he was renting for the week. Read More »

Ton-up Markram piles on misery for embattled Australia


Australia were in disarray at that stage on 38 before Usman Khawaja (53) and Shaun Marsh managed a slow recovery. Without their former captain Smith‚ Australia were led by Tim Paine who revealed at the post-play press conference that he suggested the unusual gesture of players exchanging handshakes before action got underway in the morning. Read More »

Patriots Trade WR Brandin Cooks To Rams


He is a free agent after the 2018 season, likely factoring in on the Pats' decision to move on. Los Angeles was reportedly interested in acquiring Beckham even though the Giants were never officially shopping him. The Rams had already made a lot of offseason noise with the additions of defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh and cornerbacks Marcus Peters and Aqib Talib . Read More »

Sixth man was key to Villanova championship


Sometimes those individual performances just beat you, and you just say, 'OK. DiVincenzo, a redshirt sophomore from Wilmington, Delaware, is nicknamed " The Big Ragu ", presumably for his Italian name and red hair. For Michigan, the player that makes them go is Moe Wagner. "But I do feel, I feel for the kids though". He'd broken his foot eight games into his freshman season , and spent the rest of the year running the scout team. Read More »

Dana White is Never Booking Khabib/Ferguson Again


No. 1 ranked featherweight Holloway will now step up a division to challenge Nurmagomedov and will look to join McGregor as the second fighter in history to hold titles simultaneously in two different weight classes. The fight will be for McGregor's lightweight belt, with the Irishman being stripped of his title as soon as the fight begins. Now, with the news that the UFC's fourth attempt ended in another injury withdrawal, fans are beginning to wonder if the Ferguson-Nurmagomedov ... Read More »

England push for final-day win over NZ

England need to a victory to snap a 12-match away streak without a win. New Zealand's Neil Wagner ducks a bouncer during day five of the second Test match against England . The tourists had a 29-run first innings lead and compiled an impressive 352-9 in the second innings, leaving New Zealand requiring 382 for victory. Read More »

Pogba insists on no breakdown in Mourinho relationship


Docherty, who was speaking in an interview to mark his 90th birthday later this month, led United to promotion from the second tier in 1975 and won the FA Cup in 1977. The ex Juventus star was dropped for both legs of the Champions League exit against Sevilla, as well as a Premier League clash with Huddersfield. Read More »

Arsenal 3-0 Stoke City: Five things we learned


Arsenal took some time to get going and did not threaten the Stoke goal until the midway point of the first half. Wilshere added: "When they sit deep it's hard to break them down and you have to be at your best on the ball and I don't think we were in the first half". Read More »

Manchester City's Gundogan shares conversation with Liverpool's Klopp


The Reds, however, scored thrice in the second half via their front trio of Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane , and Mohamed Salah . Salah, who once again proved to be the Reds' match victor with a crucial late goal at Crystal Palace Saturday, was the surprise name on a number of ballot papers in the Egyptian presidential election. Read More »

Victor Lindelof sends message to Man United fans about Alexis Sanchez


However, the Red Devils have acted fast in trying to tie down a player that is hugely important at Old Trafford and is viewed as a club legend in the making. It'd make him the second highest paid player now at the club, with Alexis Sanchez reportedly earning close to £500,000 per week. United will wrap up talks with De Gea, described as "fantastic" by teammate Victor Lindelof after keeping his 16th clean sheet of the season against Swansea City , before the end of the month. Read More »

Snow in forecast ahead of New York Yankees' home opener


Justin Smoak finished with two homers and six RBIs on Sunday. The Toronto Blue Jays have now won 11 of their last 14 games when scoring more than three runs dating back to last season. Stay tuned for the latest developments on both of these injuries as the Yankees' roster challenges continue to mount. Stroman, limited to two starts in spring training because of a sore shoulder , walked three and struck out eight. Read More »

Mora says Rosen 'needs to be challenged'


Mora said previously that he merely thought Darnold would be a better fit in Cleveland than would Rosen, and on Monday afternoon, he told Up To The Minute Live that he firmly believes Rosen is the draft's top talent. Strange, since the New York Giants , picking at No. 2, and the New York Jets , picking at No. 3, are also rebuilding. What is he talking about? But Mora had to know that bringing up Rosen's "millennial" instinct of always asking "why" in addition to questioning his focus ... Read More »

Blackcaps vs England: Second test, day four

The tourists had begun day four needing quick runs but after consolidating their position in the morning were unable to kick on. England were desperate to end their gruelling trans-Tasman tour on a winning note, having suffered a humiliating 4-0 loss to Australia in the Ashes, while Joe Root's men were humbled by an innings and 49 runs against New Zealand in the opening Test. Read More »

Montella: We'll make it hard for Bayern


The Argentina worldwide played a vital role in Sevilla's defeat of Manchester United in the last round of the competition, as he and Steven N'Zonzi dominated Jose Mourinho's midfield in both legs. "Muriel is a player who has grown a lot in recent seasons", Montella said. "We paid for it in La Liga but I like this situation". Sevilla also appeared to switch off in their league game at the weekend, conceding two late goals to surrender a 2-0 lead to league leaders Barcelona. Read More »

Du Plessis finds form, S Africa bat on in fourth test


Paine, who is acting as the Aussie skipper following the demotion of ex-captain Steve Smith , has been the driving force for his nation in this Test series despite his fearless efforts not being represented by the score. Paine was last man out to a running, diving catch by Elgar, which gave the innings a gripping finish. South Africa also have front-line spinner Keshav Maharaj to call on, as well as part-timers Elgar, Bavuma and Aiden Markram, who have taken 15 test wickets between them. Read More »

Day: Everyone wants to see Tiger Woods win

While he won the last of his four Green Jackets 13 years ago, the track has always suited him. With Woods at the start of a comeback but on the downslope of a turbulent but spectacular career, it is uncertain how long this Tiger bubble will last. Read More »

LeBron's 'Uninterrupted' Sends Letter to Alabama Over Copyright Infringement


Alabama recently released a video for a similar project. The issue in question is a series called " Shop Talk ". USA TODAY reports that Alabama did not respond to a request for comment. On Monday, " Uninterrupted " sent a letter to Alabama addressing concerns over copyright infringement and intellectual property appropriation. "Rather than get into a 'battle of legal letters, ' or rushing into legal proceedings, we think it would be beneficial for you to please provide Uninterrupted ... Read More »

National Hockey League twins Henrik and Daniel Sedin will retire at end of season


They are the second-highest in total points by two brothers in the National Hockey League behind the Gretzky brothers. Darryl added two more championships to the tally as the head coach of the Los Angeles Kings. Anton played his entire career with the Nordiques. Daniel and Henrik Sedin were drafted second and third overall by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1999 NHL Draft. Read More »

Masters 2018 odds: Tiger Woods laps the field


While it was hard to think of Jordan Spieth as an under-the-radar player a year ago, he comes into the year's first major with less fanfare than usual given the presence of McIlroy and Woods . He has shot par-or-better in his past 10 rounds on the PGA Tour and has gone from 656th in the world ranking at the end of 2017 to 104th last week. Read More »

Rams Announce 2018 Offseason Program Dates


The NFL announced each team's workout dates on Monday, allowing us a first look at when the Baltimore Ravens will be on the field. The nine-week program is broken down into three phases per Article 21 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Read More »

Marathon team leaves for Commonwealth Games on April 7


CGF chief executive David Grevemberg said on Saturday that needles had been found by a cleaner and the matter was now under investigation. It is as yet unclear which area of the village the needles were found, whether they had been used and which nations are suspected of being involved, but Indian media has since suggested that their own team may be implicated. Read More »

Gary Neville makes huge claim about Antonio Conte being sacked


To seal their first triumph at Stamford Bridge since 1990, Spurs came from behind through England global Dele Ali, who struck twice for The Lilywhites in quick succession. The expectation can be too much - but he is strong. But he has nothing to show to me or Tottenham . Even more impressively, Spurs did most of the damage without Harry Kane , who made his return from injury as a second-half substitute. Read More »