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'We shot ourselves in the foot' says Lions coach Warren Gatland


The Highlanders were playing the game at a relentless pace and Waisake Naholo showed tremendous power to score the game's first try , bursting through the challenges of Jared Payne and Courtney Lawes to touch down. "The players mentioned it in the changing room afterwards that at 22-13 they felt comfortable but the thing about New Zealand teams is that they play for the full 80 minutes and they keep putting you under pressure", he said. Read More »

Greene picked for arm, McKay for bat near top of MLB draft


Weeks before the draft, a report emerged suggesting the Twins would not take flame-throwing high school pitcher Hunter Greene with the No. 1 overall pick. Things move much quicker today with little down time between picks, and the eight rounds today should take somewhere around five hours based on the past. Read More »

Rihanna's obsession with LeBron James takes weird Lion King turn

The pop star posted a scene from The Lion King , but put her face on Simba, LeBron's mug on Mufasa and Kevin Durant was Scar (the bad lion). And in case there wasn't enough proof how Rihanna felt about the game, her hashtags #LongLivetheKing and #KingisStillKing removed all doubt. Read More »

Banks gives Highlanders thrilling win over Lions


Sam Warburton will captain the British and Irish Lions in Tuesday's clash against the Highlanders in Dunedin. The Landers bench proved much stronger then the Lions and it was the hosts this time who dealt better with the pressure. Discipline - Another midweek game, another penalty count Warren Gatland will be unhappy with. "We've just been caught on one or two occasions, and I think the players will learn from those occasions". Read More »

America's Cup challenger final series: Team New Zealand v Artemis

Artemis had been almost ideal in Race 2, leading wire-to-wire and staying on its hydrofoils the whole way. The British outfit already faced a battle against the odds, starting yesterday's racing 3-1 down and, after two defeats in the day's three head-to-heads, it ended Ainslie's campaign this time. Read More »

Roger Federer to play veteran Tommy Haas at Stuttgart Open

Following a fast start to 2017, which saw him win January's Australian Open as well as titles in Indian Wells and Miami, the Swiss star elected not to play on clay in a bid to rest his body for the grass court season. "So I'm going to be playing a regular schedule for the second part of the season. and the beginning is at the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart". "Obviously Rafa is in great position to finish world No. Read More »

Brazil scores after 12 seconds, beats Australia 4-0

It was one of the fastest worldwide goals in history. Suddenly the break is on as he slips the ball through to Diego Souza who squeezes it under Aussie keeper Langerak , who should have done better. Souza told the Brazilian Football Confederation website: "I'm very happy because it's the result of a job well done". This was a match that Postecoglou was using to play his team into form and ensure that all members of his squad were match fit and sharp for Russian Federation, so he too ... Read More »

Matthews keeps green jersey in Swiss tour


While the rest of his breakaway companions were absorbed by the general classification contenders, the Aqua Blue rider crossed the line 40 seconds ahead of Damiano Caruso (BMC), Steven Kruijswijk (LottoNL-Jumbo) and Simon Spilak (Katusha-Alpecin) to end the team's wait for a breakthrough victory. Read More »

Murray hopeful as he powers into French Open semi-finals

The 2015 champion demolished Marin Cilic , who has been in fine form himself this fortnight, 6-3 6-3 6-1 in just 100 minutes. The Scot admitted the drills were "pretty boring" but they have had the desired effect, with Murray now resembling the player who dominated the second half of last season. Read More »

Liverpool FC agree £4.5m deal for exiled defender


An experienced defender with 122 appearances to date, the pacey centre half who signed for Liverpool as a 14-year-old, clinched the Austrian league and cup double last year as a part of the Salzburg squad. Jurgen Klopp has not included the versatile centre-back in his long-term plans, with a number of clubs interested in the former England under-21 worldwide. Read More »

Golden State Warriors parade set for Thursday in Oakland

Hate it or love it, after falling short for almost a decade falling short and electing to trade in his Oklahoma City jersey for one of the golden variety, Kevin Durant is finally an National Basketball Association champion. but also kept Curry and Durant fresher at the end of most of the games . But for now, LeBron sounds like a guy who is ready for a break. "It looks like it was easy, but with guys like Steph Curry welcoming him and kind of letting him shine, it worked out like it should". Read More »

Coach Explains Why Jose Aldo Couldn't Kick At UFC 212


Holloway (18-3) won the fight via TKO at 4:31 of the third round. Many observers were surprised in the lack of kicks thrown by Aldo. However, speaking to Fox Fight Club recently, the Nova Uniao head coach claimed that Aldo had actually been hampered by a leg injury. Read More »

Oasis sera joué en mémoire des victimes des attentats

Les paroles des deux hymnes seront projetées sur les écrans géants du stade. Après les traditionnelles photos d'équipes, tous les joueurs se réuniront ensuite pour réaliser une photo commune. A Wembley, le public anglais avait rendu hommage aux victimes de Paris en chantant en choeur une Marseillaise, démarche soutenue par les médias anglais. Read More »

McIlroy: Course will allow aggression

Stenson joined the ranks of major winners with a thrilling Open Championship triumph over Phil Mickelson at Royal Troon in July past year. In retrospect, Dustin Johnson's victory at the 2016 U.S. I need to go out and just play proper golf, that's what I feel like, and it suits my game. Maguire: The evolution of Sergio Garcia . Barring no other withdrawals, that leaves Diaz in a hard limbo. Read More »

Golden State Warriors unanimously decline to visit White House, Donald Trump


Durant capped his first season with the Warriors in triumphant fashion with another big shooting night that helped Golden State avoid a repeat of last year's Finals collapse when Cleveland rallied from 3-1 down to win the title. "We'll be back", LeBron said, "me and you". I put in work, I just had to trust in it. "I have no reason to look back at what I could have done or what I shouldn't have done or what I could have done better for the team ". Read More »

Kevin Durant named unanimous 2017 Finals MVP


But it took a team effort for the Warriors to overcome a determined Cavaliers' squad, including contributions from 33-year-old veteran Andre Iguodala and 21-year-old Patrick McCaw. Durant only scored five points during the surge, but his presence drew so much attention from the Cavaliers defense that open shots were created for his teammates. Read More »

La DNCG attend des éléments complémentaires de Lille et Amiens


Le gendarme financier du football français a auditionné les dirigeants ce matin et a rendu sa décision dans la foulée. L'institution a décidé d'un "sursis à statuer dans l'attente d'éléments complémentaires demandés au club par la DNCG" comme elle l'explique dans son relevé de décisions ce mardi . Read More »

Shaw, Garza return amid a flurry of Brewers roster moves


Shaw had been away from the team since Thursday to tend to his family situation. Baseball aside, the trade was beneficial for Shaw as Milwaukee is the home to Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, which specializes in the type of surgery needed by Ryann. Read More »

Dodgers reinstate Pederson, place Gonzalez on DL


Gonzalez has been dealing with a herniated disc for some years and the issue flared up again Sunday. Over the course of 165 at-bats in 2017, he is now batting.255 with only one home run and 23 RBI to coincide with his.304 on-base percentage. Read More »

Arsene Wenger told to copy Jose Mourinho's Man Utd tactics


Arsenal won a record 13th FA Cup title last week and Wenger is hoping to recruit top quality players in the transfer window to improve on their fifth-place finish. Henry added: "Everyone is waiting for the title; the club, the players, the fans and Arsene himself". An Arsenal spokeswoman told Reuters the club was due to issue a statement on Wenger's future, but did not say if the manager had put pen to paper on a fresh deal. Read More »

Mr. Met flipped off a fan during Wednesday's loss to Brewers


Several players laughed and shook their heads Thursday while hearing about a mascot actually flipping off a customer. "I do know that the fans were cursing at Mr. The kooky play came in the fourth inning with the Brewers ahead 2-0 after they loaded the bases with one out. Stewart was then asked if he believes the Mets play this season (23-29 heading into play on June 2) contributed to the obscene gesture from the typically fun-loving mascot. Read More »

Mix day for Indian shuttlers in Indonesia Open


The final game saw Saina taking control of it as she won a series of points which made it hard for the Thailand GPG runner-up to get back. Nehwal got off to a good start in the first game, taking a 10-4 lead before her Thai opponent shook off her rustiness to make it 11-9 at the halfway point. Read More »