Britos pushes Sunderland closer to the drop

Britos pushes Sunderland closer to the drop

The goal seemed to spark a bit of energy into the so-far tame affair as both sides had good opportunities to score within five minutes of the deadlock being broken. Half-time arrived with the result finely poised and the teams evenly matched, but after the restart Watford slowly ground their way on top. Over 2,000 members of the red and white army were in attendance and they witnessed a captivating start to the game, as Niang's header deflected wide before Jack Rodwell's 25-yard effort ... Read More

Star Held Talks With Arsenal Boss Before Opting For £35m Chelsea Move

Frenchman Bakayoko, who this month received his first global call-up in place of injured Paul Pogba, has starred for Monaco in their run to the quarter-finals of the Champions League, scoring the decisive goal against Manchester City in the last round. Read More

Diego Costa suffers injury scare during Spain training session

Diego Costa suffers injury scare during Spain training session

Monaco also have a wonderful project and have some great players. RFEF said Chelsea had been informed of Costa's condition. It's hard not to count on a world-class player like him. The 18-year-old was handed his France debut on Saturday, and Costa has joined the chorus of plaudits ahead of his first worldwide start. The full-back positions are also proving problematic, with Djibril Sidibe following Bacary Sagna in leaving the squad and Benjamin Mendy also nursing an injury following ... Read More

French candidate Fillon's wife charged in fake job scandal

French candidate Fillon's wife charged in fake job scandal

The decision, which comes two weeks after Fillon himself was placed under formal investigation in the same case, is another blow to his faltering presidential campaign. But the former prime minister has now slipped behind far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron in the race to become president. Read More

Bears Cornerback Deiondre' Hall Arrested in Iowa

Bears Cornerback Deiondre' Hall Arrested in Iowa

KCRG has about five minutes of video from the outside of the bar, although it's hard to tell what's happening in it. Hall resisted arrest and was tasered by the officers , before being charged with public intoxication, interference, and disorderly conduct by fighting. Read More

Saints coach Payton: Team not looking to bring in Manziel

Saints coach Payton: Team not looking to bring in Manziel

I'm going to leave it at that because that really was just what it was. "We need to make those count, and I know we will". Cooks has performed as one of the most productive players at his position since joining the Saints as their first-round pick in 2014, and he is one of just three players to record 75 catches, 1,000 receiving yards and eight touchdowns in each of the last two seasons, joining Antonio Brown and Odell Beckham Jr. Read More

Browns coach Jackson likes private workouts, not pro days

Browns coach Jackson likes private workouts, not pro days

The key for the Browns is to draft well, which is the route the team wants to go when building this team. "There's other players at this point that we've really had a lot of conversation about to see if we can put on our team". McNair's tone in the article seemed to indicate praise for his GM, Rick Smith. Osweiler was a hero in Houston before even taking a snap, the possible final piece to a Super Bowl puzzle. Read More

Ricciardo misses start, exits early at F1 Australian GP

Ricciardo misses start, exits early at F1 Australian GP

Ricciardo's traumatic day began with confirmation of a five-place grid penalty after having a new gearbox installed in his Red Bull vehicle following a crash yesterday's qualifying. "It's been a long week". "Don't get me wrong, it's been fun, but I feel bad for everyone, bad for the fans". "As much as I feel sorry for myself I feel sorry for the fans". Read More

SC vs Gonzaga Final Four 2017 schedule

Three pointers nearly always matter. The Huntersville, North Carolina, native fielded Pinson's pass and calmly flicked in the game victor from just inside the three-point line. North Carolina's Justin Jackson was named the ACC Player of the Year, Gonzaga's Nigel Williams-Goss was the WCC Player of the Year, Oregon's Dillon Brooks was the Pac-12 Player of the Year and South Carolina's Sindarius Thornwell was the SEC Player of the Year. Read More

Everything you need to know about the US Women's Hockey Team boycott

Those efforts have been largely unsuccessful, with some collegiate and even high school women's players posting on Twitter that they have turned down USA Hockey's requests. Aside from 1980 Olympic hero Mike Eruzione , who is no longer in the game and has nothing to lose, Hakstol is easily the most powerful man in the hockey world to step up and declare his support. Read More

Packers reunite with CB Davon House on one-year deal

Packers reunite with CB Davon House on one-year deal

House recorded a Jaguars' franchise record 23 passes defensed in 2015 but lost his starting job last season. The Vikings likely saw the similarities and hoped if they paid Jones a bit more than Green Bay was willing to offer would lead to a similar breakout. Read More

Yankees' Didi Gregorius has shoulder strain, to miss Opening Day

Yankees' Didi Gregorius has shoulder strain, to miss Opening Day

Torres is scheduled to start the season at Class AA Trenton. According to ESPN senior writer Andrew Marchand, New York Yankees' general manager Brian Cashman says Gregorius will be out six weeks due to a shoulder injury sustained in the World Baseball Classic . Read More

Candidates to replace Rooney as England captain revealed by Southgate

Candidates to replace Rooney as England captain revealed by Southgate

He was not included in Roy Hodgson's England squad for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil after joining Major League Soccer side Toronto in February of that year. Cahill had words of praise for manager Gareth Southgate, for whom this will be his first match as permanent boss. "It was a very powerful message ", the Southampton midfielder said, before confirming Rooney was not there. Read More

Arsenal relying on Man City to keep fourth spot hopes alive?

MANCHESTER - Roberto Firmino starts for Liverpool in their Premier League game against Manchester City on Sunday. Ahead of Liverpool's trip to Man City on Super Sunday, Jamie Redknapp catches up with James Milner. It might not always be the way we want to play but it's about getting those three points ultimately. It's a big belief thing in the dressing room, sometimes we don't realise how good we are. Read More

Champions League quarter-final draw

Champions League quarter-final draw

Italian champions Juventus will face Barcelona and Borussia Dortmund will play Monaco, the conquerors of Manchester City. The Vice-President of AS Monaco Vadim Vasilyev was optimistic about his side's draw against Borussia Dortmund saying, "It's a handsome poster because Borussia Dortmund is a team that plays attacking and attractive football and the Champions League is the bonus". Read More

Gareth Southgate hints at Marcus Rashford Under-21 return

Gareth Southgate hints at Marcus Rashford Under-21 return

Defoe, 34, has been drafted in after captain Wayne Rooney, Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane and Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge were ruled out by injury. "Without (Jordan) Henderson and (Danny) Drinkwater we need to find some solutions in defensive midfield players". "I think Theo has a really valid claim for being included", Southgate admitted. Read More

NCAA Tournament: Notre Dame survives late push from Princeton

NCAA Tournament: Notre Dame survives late push from Princeton

Will 12-5 games continue to be the upset games of the tournament? Virginia (23-10) trailed 26-11 midway through the first half, but held a one-point lead at halftime and used a 10-0 run during the second half to build a 54-45 lead. The Irish needed two late free throws from Zach Auguste put away the plucky 14 seed that day in their four-point triumph. Still, Brey knows when to push and when to back off and regroup. Read More

Patriots retain Dont'a Hightower, leaving the Steelers still searching for answers

Patriots retain Dont'a Hightower, leaving the Steelers still searching for answers

The veteran linebacker was choosing between the Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Jets, per Rapoport . His suitors apparently believed that too. Hightower knows he got the deal that the market would bear for him. The Jets had previously hosted him at their facility in Florham Park and made him a substantial contract offer. Read More

Trade history between Patriots, Saints returns to forefront with Malcolm Butler

After making just $600,000 last season, Butler was one of the best bargains in the entire NFL. But a team like the Saints could tentatively outline a more lucrative contract with Butler and his agent, Derek Simpson, before picking up the phone to discuss a trade with the Patriots. Read More

UNC Ranked No. 6 in Final AP Men's Basketball Top 25

UNC Ranked No. 6 in Final AP Men's Basketball Top 25

With a win, the Bruins will face either Ohio State or Western Kentucky. The Lexington Regional (Rupp Arena, Lexington, Kentucky ) and the Oklahoma City Regional (Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) will be played on Friday, March 24 and Sunday, March 26, while the Bridgeport Regional (Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport, Connecticut) and the Stockton Regional (Stockton Arena, Stockton, California) will be held Saturday, March 25 and Monday, March 27. Read More

Leicester City boss Craig Shakespeare 'not looking to future' despite player backing

Leicester City boss Craig Shakespeare 'not looking to future' despite player backing

Sevilla , who had not conceded an away goal in this season's competition, piled forward in the closing minutes but Champions League debutants Leicester held firm on a tumultuous night. So now, rather than wondering how easily they'll beat Leicester , the big question on the European stage is whether they will prevail at all. The Foxes ran their hearts out as they battled for a positive result , and despite holding the ball for long periods of the game, Sevilla did not have the ... Read More

Birmingham, Liverpool interested in hosting 2022 Commonwealth Games

Birmingham, Liverpool interested in hosting 2022 Commonwealth Games

However, South Africa's sports minister last month warned the government's lack of finances could spell trouble for the Games. The CGF executive board was holding a scheduled meeting in London on Monday with the future of the 2022 Games on the agenda. Read More

Shoot!'s ultimate Everton-West Brom six-a-side team

Shoot!'s ultimate Everton-West Brom six-a-side team

Joshua King scored a hat-trick and missed a penalty as Bournemouth beat West Ham United 3-2 to ease six points away from relegation danger. " Outstanding " seemed to be the operative word for Koeman, who commended the " outstanding team performance " from his side, alongside the " defensive organisation from set plays ", and in all, paid tribute to another impressive " team performance ". Read More

Brendan Rodgers reveals Rangers' goalscorer's post-match admission

Brendan Rodgers reveals Rangers' goalscorer's post-match admission

Barton and the club failed to resolve their differences and the Liverpudlian returned to Burnley, whom he had helped to the Championship title the previous season. If they can keep making incremental steps towards the level Brendan Rodgers' side set in Scottish football, they'll celebrate every point they get. Read More

Nicki Minaj Rips Meek Mill On Breakup Single

Nicki Minaj Rips Meek Mill On Breakup Single "Regret In Your Tears"

In 2010, Rolling Stone declared that Nicki Minaj was the queen of hip-hop. "She's being doing this to a lot of females, but no one says anything ", Remy said noting that Minaj has had issues with fellow singers Mariah Carey, Lil Kim and Taylor Swift among others. Read More