• Ogu Makes Eagles World Cup Vow
Ogu Makes Eagles World Cup Vow

Rohr released a 30-man preliminary World Cup squad on Monday, and Siasia has expressed surprise at the exclusion of some players. Players like the Captain, Mikel Obi, Victor Moses , Francis Uzoho and Odion Ighalo. On the team's preparation, Izilien said it had been exceptional and methodical. "He (Rohr) is in charge and I know he always do the...

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  • Robert Pires backs Arsenal great to take over from Wenger
Robert Pires backs Arsenal great to take over from Wenger

Arsenal is already weighing options to gamble on appointing Mikel Arteta as the club's new manager following the departure of Arsene Wenger . The former Everton and Gunners midfielder will replace Arsene Wenger , who has been the Gunners leading man for 22 years, winning a total of 17 trophies during his tenure.

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  • Nigerian fans mock Abraham after England's World Cup snub
Nigerian fans mock Abraham after England's World Cup snub

Uncapped Liverpool right-back Alexander-Arnold, 19, has made just three appearances for England's U21s with this his first senior call-up. The 31-year-old Hart struggled to keep his place at West Ham United this season where he is on loan from Manchester City .

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  • West Ham hold talks with Zorro over replacing Moyes
West Ham hold talks with Zorro over replacing Moyes

Whether more should be read into the player's remarks, given his admittance of maybe not pushing himself to the limits during the first few months of the season, remains up for debate, yet boss David Moyes has been more than impressed with the frontman since his arrival.

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  • Final IndyCar GP warmup slowed by smoke, geese
Final IndyCar GP warmup slowed by smoke, geese

Penske, the 81-year-old mastermind of the team , downplayed the achievement of the 200th win. It was also, Power said, a toughie. "It was the first time in my career I've had to save fuel like that", the rookie from Canada admitted. It looked as if Wickens was in a unsafe situation with Power breaking the lead open. During the caution , the f...

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  • Nuggets hoping for a lot of luck at National Basketball Association draft lottery
Nuggets hoping for a lot of luck at National Basketball Association draft lottery

And, of course, not every team will get to keep its own pick because of previous trades, so we've detailed all that movement as well. Los Angeles has just the 0.6 and 2.2 percent chances mentioned earlier. This overall core might be the best job the Celtics have ever done in using the draft to assemble a core of players, but they have one o...

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  • Cano fractures right hand after getting hit by pitch
Cano fractures right hand after getting hit by pitch

Cano and Ryon Healy homered for the Mariners in the second game, and John Hicks went deep for the Tigers. Cano tried to get out of the way of an inside 88-mph fastball from Detroit Tigers starter Blaine Hardy , a graduate of Edmonds-Woodway High School, when the pitch hit off of the back of Cano's hand.

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  • Southampton 0-1 Man City: Saints ease to safety despite loss
Southampton 0-1 Man City: Saints ease to safety despite loss

Jesus latched onto a De Bruyne ball and lobbed Alex McCarthy to send Pep Guardiola and the travelling fans into delirium as they reached the 100 point mark for the season. With this win, Liverpool deprived Chelsea of the chance to compete in the next Champions League. Liverpool ended up in fourth place for the second straight season.

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  • Puel rues Leicester's poor game management in thrilling Spurs defeat
Puel rues Leicester's poor game management in thrilling Spurs defeat

Tottenham signed off from its temporary Wembley home in style by coming from behind to beat Leicester 5-4 in a thrilling final-day Premier League encounter on Sunday. With the scores level at 4-4, Vardy slammed in an equaliser for Leicester after a deft pass by Mahrez. There was absolutely nothing Lloris could do about Iheanacho's stunning s...

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  • Manchester United's only problem is clear for all fans to see
Manchester United's only problem is clear for all fans to see

Cape Town - David Moyes is unsure whether he will still be West Ham United manager next season after fulfilling his remit of keeping the club in the Premier League . West Ham had secured safety last week itself, while the Red Devils needed merely one point to secure a second spot finish, focusing more on the FA Cup final awaiting them.

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  • What Cristiano Ronaldo thinks about Real Madrid potentially signing Neymar
What Cristiano Ronaldo thinks about Real Madrid potentially signing Neymar

The Madrid-based newspaper has covered Neymar's potential transfer to Real Madrid at length, and this is yet another indication the Brazilian is ready to move on. Zidane has said that talk of summer signings can wait until after the Champions League final, but the Frenchman insisted that Neymar "would be compatible" with Cristiano Ronaldo w...

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  • Hamilton leads Mercedes front row lockout, Vettel third
Hamilton leads Mercedes front row lockout, Vettel third

But in Spain, both Ferraris , Daniel Ricciardo and Fernando Alonso set their fastest time on the soft compound (the second fastest on offer in Barcelona ). He celebrated by crunching through the time zones to NY where the Met Gala awaited. "It's much better", said Alonso of the auto. "Every driver was struggling with the changing direct...

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  • The Players Championship leaderboard: Scores, highlights from Round 3 at TPC Sawgrass
The Players Championship leaderboard: Scores, highlights from Round 3 at TPC Sawgrass

Woods hit a patented squeeze-cut stinger that found the center of the fairway then hit a wedge approach that looked like it might find the water left of the green. Woods' big-name playing partner, Phil Mickelson , wasn't even average. That included three double bogeys. "As I've told you guys this week, I've got my playing feels back and it's jus...

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  • Ireland Test off to dramatic start as Pakistan's Imam injured first ball
Ireland Test off to dramatic start as Pakistan's Imam injured first ball

However, while Rankin and Tim Murtagh had troubled the Pakistan openers and runs had been hard to come by, after half an hour Ireland were still waiting for the breakthrough. Sohail (31) fell to a stunning low catch from Porterfield that gave Thompson his first Test wicket and left Pakistan 71 for 3. Haris Sohail was 28 not out and Asad Sha...

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  • Jets' fairytale ending at odds with Golden Knights' storybook rise
Jets' fairytale ending at odds with Golden Knights' storybook rise

Anger - This is ridiculous. In fact, they only have 11 goals on the road in five games. Bargaining - Alright, so they are still leading the Pacific big deal. All signs point to Seattle as getting the next NHL expansion franchise, and given the Knights' success don't be surprised if the rest of the league makes it harder for Seattle to duplicate...

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  • 76ers' Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, Excited For Future After Loss To Celtics
76ers' Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, Excited For Future After Loss To Celtics

The NBA released it's Last 2 Minute Report for Tuesday night's game, the league's last two-minutes report stated that there should have been in fact a shooting foul called on Baynes in that situation. Despite losing to an injury-riddled Celtics team in five games, the Sixers' young stars were optimistic about their future during the post-game pres...

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  • Former Man United manager Ferguson out of intensive care - club
Former Man United manager Ferguson out of intensive care - club

United said in its statement that Ferguson's family was "overwhelmed by the level of support and good wishes but continue to request privacy as this will be vital during this next stage of recovery". Asked how Ferguson's situation has affected the mood at the club, Mourinho added: "I can only think that if there is any relation, there is a positive...

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  • Manchester City Rename Training Pitch After Yaya Toure
Manchester City Rename Training Pitch After Yaya Toure

We had to maintain our level all the season, try to break the record, maintain our intensity", he told a news conference. I think, especially, the Brighton team didn't want me to score but the most important thing was we broke the record, we scored more goals.

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  • Rockets set to host Warriors in Western Conference Finals
Rockets set to host Warriors in Western Conference Finals

Everyone - the Warriors, the Rockets, the media, the fans - has been ready for this since opening night, when the Rockets came here to Oracle Arena and beat the Warriors even with Paul dealing with an injury that would keep him out for the season's first month.

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  • Rodney Hood expressed remorse, won't be disciplined by Cavs
Rodney Hood expressed remorse, won't be disciplined by Cavs

With the result of the game a formality, coach Tyronn Lue reportedly tried to sub Hood in, but the fourth-year wing refused the bench boss' order and balked at the pleas of teammates asking him to reconsider. In the long-term, Hood will become a restricted free agent this summer. During Monday's Game 4 against the Raptors , the Cavaliers role...

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  • Red Sox, Yankees to play regular-season games in London in 2019
Red Sox, Yankees to play regular-season games in London in 2019

His enthusiasm to bring big-time baseball to the capital even saw him two years ago throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at a game between the New York Mets and Minnesota Twins. "We hope this series will be the beginning of a relationship with London that persists and a continuation of increasing exposure for Major League Baseball in Europ...

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  • Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson to be paired at Players Championship
Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson to be paired at Players Championship

In posting his second win of the season, the Australian was only two fairways better than Woods and a dismal 6/14 on Sunday. Tiger Woods just finished another golf tournament. "The better than most" quote is attributed to NBC analyst Gary Koch , who described the long putt on the island green as it tracked toward the hole and dove into the cup.

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  • Browns' Baker Mayfield isn't a cookie cutter quarterback
Browns' Baker Mayfield isn't a cookie cutter quarterback

All eyes will be on rookie Mayfield. "I remember Russell, he was one of the best interviews I've ever been around", the third scout said. Baker doesn't know. The former Heisman Trophy victor spent a majority of his college career in the shotgun. Day two of the rookie minicamp is Saturday. "It doesn't matter where I got drafted; you have to star...

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  • Austin woman bets $18, wins $1.2 million on Kentucky Derby
Austin woman bets $18, wins $1.2 million on Kentucky Derby

The chestnut colt's coat shone in the morning sunlight and he nibbled on a couple of baby carrots Baffert plucked from his vest pocket. "That's when we knew how special he was", Baffert said. But Baffert isn't going there yet. "That's the best Kentucky Derby-winning performance that I brought up here". Trainer Chad Brown told Walker on Sunday tha...

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  • Liverpool, Chelsea managers hope for Sir Alex Ferguson recovery
Liverpool, Chelsea managers hope for Sir Alex Ferguson recovery

Online posts from United provided no update on the condition of the 76-year-old Ferguson, who the club said Saturday required "a period of intensive care to optimize his recovery". We wish him well and to recover very quickly. Scotland manager Alex McLeish , who played under Ferguson at Aberdeen, said through the Scottish Football Association: "...

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