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Sterling double helps Man City beat Palace and top table

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Now under the mentorship of Pep Guardiola , Kevin De Bruyne has become one of the best attacking midfielders on the planet. I see City advancing, and they could yet land two knockout blows to Tottenham's season . Chelsea were given the runaround by Liverpool on Sunday afternoon and face Slavia Prague but the real issue comes for Arsenal. And this weekend it's up to City to do the same. Read More »

Navas Hoping To Stay At Real Madrid

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The performance sees the Los Blancos fall 13 points adrift of La Liga leaders Barcelona and four points off city rivals Atletico in second spot. Karim Benzema drew Real Madrid level six minutes into the second-half from a tight-angle rebound after Ivan Cuellar blocked the Frenchman's initial shot. Read More »

Prosecutors plan to release Robert Kraft massage videos

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Ellement of the Boston Globe . Prosecutors added they will "pixelate or blur depictions of obscene or pornographic images before releasing such records to the public, absent a court order". In court documents obtained by The Boston Globe , Aronberg's office wrote Wednesday, "as the custodian of the records, can not delay the release of records to allow a person to raise a constitutional challenge to the release of the documents". Read More »

Russell Wilson becomes NFL's highest-paid player in blockbuster deadline deal

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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson reset the market in the waning hours of Monday and the wee hours of Tuesday. Just how close to Russell Wilson's midnight deadline did the Seahawks take contract negotiations? USA sports talk presenter Clay Travis noted the way Wilson delivered the news to his fans and likening it to some basketball showboating, tweeting: "Gotta say, Russell Wilson getting a $140 million contract and announcing it from bed with Ciara laying beside ... Read More »

Tiger Woods makes Masters title his 15th and most improbable major

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Tiger Woods completed one of sport's greatest comebacks to end an 11-year major title drought at the Masters on Sunday by claiming a fifth Green Jacket. 'It doesn't change what I do, I won't change the way I prepare for majors. I really couldn't do much of anything. Australia's Jason Day (67) was tied fifth at 11 under alongside 54-hole leader Francesco Molinari , Webb Simpson (70) and Tony Finau (72). Read More »

Weather a dramatic backdrop to already dramatic tournament — Masters Sunday

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Open. Woods charged in the final few holes after five players emerged in a tie at the top of the leaderboard in the early afternoon. He hasn't finished higher than 30th this season, and Spieth is tied for 22nd. But he missed a 5-footer for par at the fifth; three-putted the eighth to bogey a par-5; had it to 5 feet after an excellent approach at the par-3 12th and failed to convert. Read More »

Did you see Choupo-Moting's Moment Of Madness

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Needing a win to be crowned champions of France's Ligue One at home, PSG had its title celebrations delayed for at least another week after Maxim Choupo-Moting accidentally prevented a goal for his team despite the ball being about to cross the goal line. Read More »

Magic Johnson steps down as Los Angeles Lakers chief

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The Atlantic's Bill Oram was there when Johnson made his comments during what was described as an "impromptu press conference". He told reporters he was stepping down in order to preserve his friendship with Lakers owner Jeanie Buss , describing her as "like a sister". Read More »

Sarri concedes that Eden Hazard is irreplaceable

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Florentino Perez has already managed to agree terms in personal with Eden Hazard and his representatives. Hazard has been linked with a £100m move to Real, and with his current contract expiring in the summer of 2020, Chelsea will have one final chance to sell the player for a decent fee. Read More »

How to Bet Texas Tech-Virginia to Hedge Your NCAA Tournament Pool

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Both teams shook off very bad offensive starts to the game to play a thrilling, back-and-forth final 25 minutes. As confetti fell, several Tech players sank to their knees on the court. And who drew Jarrett Culver on defense in a battle of predicted National Basketball Association lottery picks and held him to 15 points on 5-of-22 shooting. Read More »

Kupcho wins at Augusta National with charge on back 9

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The top 30 players in the 72-strong field made the cut. The American turned up the pressure another notch with a birdie at 16 as Fassi blinked taking a bogey, her first since the opening hole, to hand Kupcho a two shot advantage with two to play. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo: Why Zinedine Zidane Is Perfect For Real Madrid

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Perez said the club could "remain competitive in an increasingly hard football scenario". "His immediate future is at Real Madrid , but you never know", he added. Real Madrid boss Zidane has now plans to lose Varane, who is under contract at the Bernabeu until the summer of 2022. Manager Zinedine Zidane recently admitted he can not imagine the club without Varane, and his sentiment is echoed by club officials, who want to scare away the likes of United and Juventus. Read More »

Chelsea's Hudson-Odoi ready for league start, says Sarri

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Chelsea were fortunate to beat Cardiff City at the weekend with Cesar Azpilicueta's equaliser well offside but they won't care about their good fortune and the Spaniard should once again start at right-back. "I know the fans want us to win, and when the results are not there, we are all responsible". And Hazard 48. In the last two weeks, they played with their national teams for two matches. Read More »

Tom Brady's April Fools' Twitter joke: Was it a good tweet?

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Brady joining Twitter on April Fool's Day and then sending out a retirement tweet might be the most peak April Fool's Day thing that has ever happened on Twitter. Brady made history by winning his sixth Super Bowl ring Sunday night. Brady, who turns 42 in August, has addressed the subject of retirement before, saying he hopes to play until he is 45. Read More »

Manchester United vs. Watford - Football Match Report

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The Red Devils marked Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's appointment as permanent manager this week with a 2-1 defeat of Javi Gracia's side that moves them above Arsenal into fourth place, albeit having played a game more than the Gunners. United have performed excellently under the Norwegian but they remain a country mile behind Liverpool and Manchester City in all areas and the work this summer is going to need to be successful if that gap is going to start to be closed. Read More »

Tiger Woods Misses Short Putt To Force A Playoff

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After winning his group earlier this week, Woods set up a match with Rory McIlroy . Woods then moved out front with a six-footer at the 12th and got the crowd excited with an eagle from 82 yards. Having fought back valiantly from three down with seven holes to go to just one in arrears, he produced a stunning 395-yard drive down the par five 16th and had just a wedge in his hands for his approach. Read More »

Golden State Warriors Announce Suspension For Jordan Bell

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As Connor Letourneau notes, no one's aware of exactly what he bought, but he put it on Brown's bill without the permission of the coach. Golden State Warriors star Jordan Bell has just received the weirdest suspension of the National Basketball Association season - and that's obviously saying something. Read More »

Federer Flies Into Miami QFs, Auger-Aliassime Astounds

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Fellow Canadian teen Denis Shapovalov , a 19-year-old from Richmond Hill, Ont., was scheduled to play the Friday evening semifinal against No. 4 seed Roger Federer of Switzerland. Conversely, Isner has played 11 Masters semi-finals, winning four, although only twice was he a pre-match favourite - once against Richard Gasquet in Toronto in 2012 and also against Filip Krajinovic in Paris in 2017. Read More »

Tiger Woods nabs a win in his return to Match Play

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Snedeker first has to beat Aaron Wise , who was eliminated when Cantlay beat him, and he would only advance if Woods beats Cantlay. Woods won four straight holes with three birdies and an 83-yard lob wedge that spun back into the hole for an eagle, carrying him into the weekend with a 4-and-2 victory over Patrick Cantlay . Read More »

Schumacher set for F1 test debut with Ferrari

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The 19-year-old has been announced as a driver for the iconic Italian team on April 2 and will test for Alfa Romeo the following day. Schumacher will drive the Ferrari SF90 and Alfa Romeo Racing C38 at next week's post-race F1 test in Bahrain. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo injured as Portugal held by Serbia

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The last time Ronaldo was forced off the pitch for the national side, Portugal won their first global tournament, the UEFA Euro Championship in France in 2016. He added: "I want to be in national team in the next matches". But Portugal were controversially denied a penalty against Serbia despite the referee having pointed to the spot - with a chat with his assistant leading him to reverse the decision. Read More »

Declan Rice lavishes praise on Gareth Southgate after England debut

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Jordan Henderson, Jadon Sancho and Dele Alli face fitness tests on Monday, leaving England with concerns for their European Qualifier away to Montenegro . Only in games played on a Sunday (4/4) does Southgate have a better 100%-win rate. Against the Czech Republic , England didn't feature a Manchester United player in a competitive match for the first time since November 2007 against Croatia - they last failed to feature a United player in two consecutive competitive internationals ... Read More »

NCAA men: OR 72, Wisconsin 54

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A turnaround for the ages. OR over UW will be a popular 12-over-5 upset pick, or perhaps the Badgers finally pull it all together and advance to the second weekend in Louisville. Round one will be this Friday in San Jose California. "Honestly I just felt it", Sabally said about the rebounds. The Ducks were always too talented to be outside the Tournament conversation. Read More »

United States pizza firm hopes to score with National Basketball Association star Shaquille O'Neal

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Papa John's sales have struggled for the past 15 months , leading to closed franchised locations and a rescue investment from activist investor Starboard Value . the Company in any and all media". National Basketball Association legend Shaquille O'Neal attends the grand opening of Shaquille's At L.A. Live at LA Live on March 09, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Read More »

Ichiro Officially Retires, Next Stop the Hall of Fame

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Ichiro began his career with 10 straight 200-hit seasons, the longest streak in Major League Baseball history. A packed crowd of 45,787 was buzzing for its favorite star, sending cheers, chants and camera flashes for Suzuki bounding all around the park. Read More »