Monday May 28-th, 2018

Cross-country skiing - History-maker Bjoergen not finished yet Cross-country skiing - History-maker Bjoergen not finished yet

At 33, Vonn became the oldest Olympic medalist in the women's downhill, topping Austria's Michaela Dorfmeister, who was 32 when she won gold at the 2006 Games. The surprise once again came deep into the start list when Norwegian Mowinckel, from 1...

Kevin Durant sets return to Seattle for Warriors-Kings game, sources say Kevin Durant sets return to Seattle for Warriors-Kings game, sources say

Sources are reporting that the Golden State Warriors are planning to play a preseason game in 2018 against the Sacramento Kings in Seattle, the first National Basketball Association game to be played in the city since the Supersonics broke Seattl...

Cavaliers star James opposes playoff changes

With bragging rights on the line both captains took charge, but it was James who was on a mission from the opening tip-off. Irving made a crucial assist to LeBron for a key basket in the final minute of the game. The four-time league MVP also bec...

Lindsey Vonn receives hate-tweets after not medaling in Super-G Lindsey Vonn receives hate-tweets after not medaling in Super-G

While that still sounds far-fetched — the record for most Alpine golds at a single Winter Games is three, shared by three people — Shiffrin has proven to be an all-around talent, as evidenced by her overall World Cup title last season and lead in t...

Michal Neuvirth: Sidelined 4-6 weeks Michal Neuvirth: Sidelined 4-6 weeks

Chronically unavailable, usually due to injury, Neuvirth allowed three first-period goals Sunday on 14 NY shots. Neuvirth (lower body) has been handed a 4-6 week timetable for recovery. When the Flyers announced on Monday night that they had rec...

Goggia grabs Olympic downhill, Vonn third Goggia grabs Olympic downhill, Vonn third

Vonn is still set to compete in the Alpine combined on Friday, but is not as heavy of a medal-favorite as she was in the downhill. Defending champion Anna Veith of Austria earned the silver, finishing 0.01 seconds back, and Tina Weirather of Liec...

Jamie Anderson wins silver for USA in women's Big Air event Jamie Anderson wins silver for USA in women's Big Air event

Progression was the name of the game in the big air final, and the format created some interesting strategy. Anderson finished behind Gasser and Japan's Reira Iwabuchi just a few weeks ago at X Games Big Air, but her first two scores were good enou...

Holden traded to Bruins by Rangers Holden traded to Bruins by Rangers

Holden is now playing on the first defense pairing with Ryan McDonagh and if he can maintain that gig, he won't be a healthy scratch any more. So to spin that into Holden, a 30-year-old making just $1.65 million (with slightly over $400,000 due on...

Diego Costa: The referees hate me, I can't change that Diego Costa: The referees hate me, I can't change that

After a lacklustre first half which saw Costa's penalty appeal waived away by officials, the game burst into life during the second period. On his booking for protesting an offside decision, Costa told AS. Costa added: "I think people make a lot ...

Inaugural Eurostar service sets off from London to Amsterdam Inaugural Eurostar service sets off from London to Amsterdam

Tickets for Eurostar's direct train service from London to the Netherlands go on sale at 4pm today. "With just six weeks to go until the start of service we are looking forward to providing customers with a fast, comfortable connection from Lon...

Zenit up their game for make or break tie against Celtic Zenit up their game for make or break tie against Celtic

Petersburg. I'm sure Celtic will feel the atmosphere in our stadium is comparable to theirs". Zenit are always unsafe from home, they don't lose a lot of games there. "I think for us now, it's just to push on as far as we possibly can, underneath a...

Kawhi Leonard: Unlikely to return this season Kawhi Leonard: Unlikely to return this season

That's why I'm just trying to be honest and logical. Leonard has not played since January 13 and has appeared in just nine games this season while battling a lingering tendinopathy issue in his right quadricep. That's a far cry from his MVP-level 2...

Alpine Skiing-Vonn slips to miss podium in super-G Alpine Skiing-Vonn slips to miss podium in super-G

You want your little girls and boys to grow up with fighting spirit? To never, ever give up? Fifth-place finisher Alice McKennis of the US praised Vonn's "day-to-day perseverance". Many of the Alpine medalists at the Pyeongchang Olympics have de...

Rays trade Souza in three-team deal that nets prospects Rays trade Souza in three-team deal that nets prospects

Steven Souza is headed to the D'Backs and Brandon Drury is going to the Yankees . J.D. Martinez is gone to the Red Sox and with him the 29 home runs in just 62 games with the Diamondbacks last season (after coming over from Detroit in July).

Celtic boss Rodgers questions desire of St Johnstone players - highlights & reaction Celtic boss Rodgers questions desire of St Johnstone players - highlights & reaction

St Johnstone are struggling in ninth place in the Premiership, and are eight points off a spot in the top six, where they have finished for each of the last six seasons. Wright, whose side are now one point behind eighth-placed Dundee, said: "We hav...

Former Louisville coach Rick Pitino calls NCAA ruling 'unjust' Former Louisville coach Rick Pitino calls NCAA ruling 'unjust'

For their rule violations, the NCAA ruled that the men's basketball program must vacate its records from 2011 to 2015 - including the 2013 title and a Final Four appearance in 2012. Only after Louisville also became ensnared in the FBI investigation ...

Last-gasp penalty gives Bayern victory Last-gasp penalty gives Bayern victory

Bayern coach Jupp Heynckes named a weakened team with David Alaba, Jerome Boateng, Mats Hummels, Joshua Kimmich, Mueller and Lewandowski starting on the bench. Corentin Tolisso side-footed an effort over after good work from Robben before the French ...

Paul Pogba Fit To Play Vs Sevilla- Jose Mourinho Paul Pogba Fit To Play Vs Sevilla- Jose Mourinho

Sevilla will be no pushovers as they have won their last three games in all competitions and have conceded just once goal in the process. "I have read books about his style of coaching", Montella said of the Portuguese. Fear not, Manchester Unite...

Shakhtar Donetsk 2 Roma 1: Fred stunner seals first-leg comeback Shakhtar Donetsk 2 Roma 1: Fred stunner seals first-leg comeback

However, second-half goals from Facundo Ferreyra and Fred helped the Ukrainian team to an important win. Shakhtar is playing its home matches in Kharkiv, as the stadium in Donetsk was damaged by the conflict in Ukraine. Dzeko put in a perfect...

Steelers land linebacker in new ESPN mock draft Steelers land linebacker in new ESPN mock draft

Kiper, on a conference call on Wednesday, said he had to make the same hard decision that the Giants will have to make in a few weeks. He looked like everything you wanted a No. Kiper had the Bills selecting MI defensive tackle Maurice Hurst in his...

Philadelphia Eagles' Alshon Jeffery undergoes rotator cuff surgery after playing through injury Philadelphia Eagles' Alshon Jeffery undergoes rotator cuff surgery after playing through injury

Apparently, he did so while playing all season with an injured shoulder, which he finally underwent surgery to fix on Wednesday morning. Dickerson covers the Chicago Bears for ESPN's NFL Nation. He was outstanding during the NFC Championship Game a...

Russian 15yo breaks world record with majestic routine Russian 15yo breaks world record with majestic routine

Nothing seemed to disrupt Medvedeva's smooth path to Olympic glory until she suffered a broken foot and was beaten by Zagitova at the European Championships in January, her first loss in two-and-half years. But my coach told me, let's try it again. I...

Australian female cricketer Alex Blackwell announces retirement Australian female cricketer Alex Blackwell announces retirement

Blackwell's retirement also means the end of an era in Australian women's cricket. Blackwell, though, confirmed that she will continue to play in the Women's Big Bash where she has been leading Sydney Thunder since the inaugural edition. Blackwell ...

Cav injured on opening Abu Dhabi Tour stage Cav injured on opening Abu Dhabi Tour stage

The 32-year-old managed to get back on his bike, but was forced to abandon the event soon after. It says he fell on the shoulder which he broke previous year, suffering whiplash and a concussion in the process. Television replays showed the inciden...

Rashid Khan youngest world ODI no.1; Virat Kohli achieves rare double Rashid Khan youngest world ODI no.1; Virat Kohli achieves rare double

South Africa: Aiden Markram (captain), Hashim Amla, AB de Villiers , Khaya Zondo, Farhaan Behardien, Heinrich Klaasen (wkt), Chris Morris, Andile Phehlukwayo, Imran Tahir, Morne Morkel, Lungi Ngidi. According to details, a dazzling display with t...

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