Monday August 20-th, 2018

Title out of rech, but pride at stake in Madrid derby

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone said Real Madrid have the best squad in world football ahead of his side's La Liga game away to their city rivals, which could go a long way to determining which team finishes second in the standings.

Wayne Rooney: Everton star snubs Sam Allardyce handshake and calls substitution 'bull****' Wayne Rooney: Everton star snubs Sam Allardyce handshake and calls substitution 'bull****'

Lee Carsley and Jamie Redknapp give their reaction on Wayne Rooney being clearly frustrated after he was subbed during his side's 0-0 draw with Liverpool . A 0-0 draw against a weakened Liverpool side in yesterday's Merseyside derby increased sc...

Derby loss shows winning league not easy says Guardiola Derby loss shows winning league not easy says Guardiola

Manchester City are ready to make Pep Guardiola the richest paid manager in history. City's dominance has been so overwhelming that many are already ranking them among the best teams in Premier League history, alongside the likes of Arsenal's...

Bruins Loss To Panthers Locked Up Presidents' Trophy For Predators Bruins Loss To Panthers Locked Up Presidents' Trophy For Predators

But we got robbed. After NHL corporate officials overturned a game-tying goal in the Nashville Predators game against Florida Panthers , a Preds fan in Goodlettsville made a decision to take matters into her own hands. The Sharks can wrap up h...

Commonwealth Games offer medal quality Commonwealth Games offer medal quality

Even though India lost their first match in Commonwealth Games badminton mixed-team event on Sunday when they faced Singapore , they showed clinical performance to deservingly storm into the final, assuring the country of a medal . At Glasgow...

Vettel won the pole in Bahrain Vettel won the pole in Bahrain

Ferrari had looked good all weekend, both on one-lap pace and over the longer runs, but it was Kimi Raikkonen, rather than Vettel, who looked the stronger contender for pole in practice. "There will be chances to do something with the strategy and I ...

Floyd Mayweather Says He May Fight in the UFC Floyd Mayweather Says He May Fight in the UFC

A fight against McGregor in the Octagon would make sense because of the storyline and hype that was garnered during their press tour in 2017. Floyd Mayweather is considering a comeback, but it won't be in the ring. "I feel that when you have reac...

Reed builds 3-shot lead over McIlroy at Masters Reed builds 3-shot lead over McIlroy at Masters

Twelve under? McIlroy was nine under at the time. He chipped one in from 23 yards away for an eagle at the par-5 eighth hole. Patrick Reed and Rory McIlroy meet again, this time for a green jacket instead of a gold Ryder Cup trophy.

Rangers Fire Alain Vigneault After Rare Playoff-Less Season Rangers Fire Alain Vigneault After Rare Playoff-Less Season

Vigneault spent five seasons at the helm, compiling a 226-147-37 record in the regular season with a playoff record of 31-30. The Rangers finished with 77 points, 10 fewer than they had in any other non-lockout-shortened season since '03-04.

CWG 2018: PM Narendra Modi congratulates Gold, Silver, Bronze medal winners CWG 2018: PM Narendra Modi congratulates Gold, Silver, Bronze medal winners

PM Modi, too, congratulated the athletes in a series of tweets. Earlier in the day, weightlifter Punam Yadav clinched a gold medal in the women's 69 kg weightlifting event. However, the crunch time for the Indian was not quite done as it took two s...

For Tiger, bad days at Masters beat no days at Masters For Tiger, bad days at Masters beat no days at Masters

McIlroy put up a valiant fight in the midst of roars from the USA crowd following Reed , and signed for a seven-under 65. The tee shot that he hooked near the cabins left of the 10th fairway was the start of a second-nine 43. Although you might no...

West Brom caretaker manager aims to emulate 'Great Escape' West Brom caretaker manager aims to emulate 'Great Escape'

West Brom caretaker manager Darren Moore is not giving up hope of an achievement he feels would rival the club's "Great Escape" of 2004-05. "I am [pleased with a point]". It was the former Burnley and Southampton striker who broke the deadlock ni...

At least 14 dead after truck hits hockey team bus in Canada At least 14 dead after truck hits hockey team bus in Canada

On Saturday , Sports Center shared a photo of three survivors of the crash holding hands. A semitrailer hit the team's bus near the city of Tisdale, Saskatchewan, at 5 p.m. Expressions of sympathy poured in from around the globe. "We don't know w...

Patrick Reed pads Masters' lead over McIlroy Patrick Reed pads Masters' lead over McIlroy

He's been close , with seven top-5 finishes, but the 29-year-old played as though he's determined to rid himself of the bridesmaid status. McIlroy began the day five shots off the lead held by Reed, but birdied the third and fourth and then nearly...

Team Conor McGregor members denied access to UFC 223

The Long Island native is indeed a risky fighter, as he's won five-straight fights with four of them ending via T/KO. As per Ariel Helwani , "Dana White just announced that Al Iaquinta , if he wins, will be considered UFC champion". Olivier Aubin...

Multiple deaths reported in crash involving Canadian junior hockey team Multiple deaths reported in crash involving Canadian junior hockey team

Canadians were moved to tears on Saturday as they learned of the identities of the deceased on the bus that was driving the Humboldt Broncos hockey team to a crucial playoff game Friday against the Nipawin Hawks. Fifteen people were killed, and t...

'My brother didn't make it': Devastating aftermath of hockey team bus crash 'My brother didn't make it': Devastating aftermath of hockey team bus crash

Police said early Saturday another 14 were injured, three of them critically. The driver of the tractor trailer is uninjured, RCMP said in an update Saturday afternoon and is not in police custody. It was confirmed Saturday that the Broncos' co...

Three things we learned: Manchester City 2-3 Manchester United Three things we learned: Manchester City 2-3 Manchester United

Pogba's brace i n the 53rd and 55th minutes had all the elements of suspense and drama as it completely altered the course of a game the Citizens nearly had wrapped up. "When Chelsea won the title in 2006 they did it with a 3-0 victory over Manchest...

Bills to meet with Oklahoma State QB Mason Rudolph Bills to meet with Oklahoma State QB Mason Rudolph

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network , Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph recently held a private workout with the Patriots, along with fellow teammate, receiver James Washington . You might also be interested in. . He's also ha...

National Football League owner won't apologise for comparing players to inmates running the prison National Football League owner won't apologise for comparing players to inmates running the prison

It's interesting that the three most talkative individuals in the room on that particular day were Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder , Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and McNair himself were among the million-dollar donors to 45.

Patrick Reed storms to Masters lead but big names are lurking Patrick Reed storms to Masters lead but big names are lurking

Yet reward of successful, bold play is most enticing. Some holes there were two or three winds in the space of one shot; one as you struck the ball, another as the direction turned a 180 degrees, and a third when the wind suddenly stopped, causing ...

Red Wings GM Holland signs 2-year extension Red Wings GM Holland signs 2-year extension

Holland has served as the general manager of the Red Wings since 1977 and has been the architect of some of the best teams in National Hockey League history. If he were to have left, Holland, 62, was expected to be a candidate for the expansion Seatt...

Shohei Ohtani hits home run in third straight game for Angels Shohei Ohtani hits home run in third straight game for Angels

He hit a home run for a third consecutive game, and it traveled the furthest (449 feet) and was his hardest hit (111 miles per hour exit velocity) of his three, according to the Orange County Register . The Angels won the game in a slugfest 13-9. ...

Barcelona vs Leganes: Valverde speaks on dropping Messi for LaLiga clash Barcelona vs Leganes: Valverde speaks on dropping Messi for LaLiga clash

But Barcelona stand on the brink of surpassing them after extending their incredible streak at Camp Nou, with Ernesto Valverde's men continuing their surge towards the league title. The five-time Ballon d'Or victor chested down Ousmane Dembele's ...

Man Utd fight back to secure three points at Etihad Man Utd fight back to secure three points at Etihad

Guardiola and Mourinho have a long-running rivalry dating back to their time in charge of Barcelona and Real Madrid respectively. Guardiola's City could break a points and goals-scored record this campaign in the Premier League , such has bee...

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