• Federer fends off Frenchman Chardy at Indian Wells
Federer fends off Frenchman Chardy at Indian Wells

The defending Indian Wells champion Federer put on a serving clinic against Chardy as he hit two aces and won 100 percent of his first serve points. Federer again took the only break in the second set to go up 5-4. World No.1 Simona Halep entered the semifinal by defeating Petra Martic on Wednesday. Halep next plays the victor of a quarter-fina...

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  • LIU Brooklyn, Radford match up in First Four — March Madness
LIU Brooklyn, Radford match up in First Four — March Madness

Radford next faces top seed Villanova on Thursday. The shot was the 12th 3-pointer of the game and the 400th of the season for the Wildcats . So you have to figure out, how did they play when they played bigger-time teams and how did they play in their league? It will be the first-ever meeting between Radford and Villanova .

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  • Mark Taylor slams Australia for on-field behaviour in South Africa
Mark Taylor slams Australia for on-field behaviour in South Africa

While it all began with the ugly off the field spat between David Warner and Quinton de Kock during the Durban Test, incidents like Nathan Lyon throwing the ball at AB de Villiers, Warner celebrating wickets on the face of the opposition batsmen and Rabada's shoulder-nudge at Steve Smith, have all followed through.

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  • Pelicans and Saints owner Tom Benson dies at the age of 90
Pelicans and Saints owner Tom Benson dies at the age of 90

In 1987, the team posted its first winning season and advanced to the playoffs for the first time. The team had moved to New Orleans from Charlotte in 2002. That year the couple also purchased Benson Farm at Greenwood Lodge in Paris, Ky., and built a broodmare operation. His ownership years weren't always rosy.

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  • Is Jack Wilshere certain to go to the World Cup?
Is Jack Wilshere certain to go to the World Cup?

England , who have been drawn with Belgium, Tunisia and Panama in Group G of the World Cup, will face Holland in Amsterdam on March 23, before hosting Italy at Wembley four days later. "Well, look, clearly it's a really serious matter and it's developing very quickly", he told a news conference. The club's social media team seized the opportu...

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  • Arsenal vs. AC Milan, Europa League: Lineups, broadcast info, discussion
Arsenal vs. AC Milan, Europa League: Lineups, broadcast info, discussion

GOAL! Hakan Calhanoglu celebrates scoring the first goal in the Europa League match between Arsenal and A.C. Milan at the Emirates Stadium, North London . "We were playing against a good side who have not lost in 14 games in the Italian championship". Arsenal's anxiety levels were rising when captain Laurent Koscielny limped off after ...

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  • Patriots Continue To Fall As Nate Solder Signs Massive Deal With Giants
Patriots Continue To Fall As Nate Solder Signs Massive Deal With Giants

Solder's defection leaves a gaping hole on Brady's backside. Cleveland already added Tyrod Taylor and Jarvis Landry through free agency this offseason. Both are unrestricted free agents. Justin Pugh was originally drafted to play left tackle, but Big Blue quickly found out he was more suited to play right tackle or guard.

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  • Faf wants the ICC's disciplinary system overhauled
Faf wants the ICC's disciplinary system overhauled

But he was banned for the two remaining Tests against Australia after being found guilty of "inappropriate and deliberate physical contact" with Australian captain Steve Smith after dismissing him in the first innings. He added: "I won't change the way I express myself, but I'll just get far away from the batter". Rabada, who claimed a 10-wicke...

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  • Chelsea legend Petr Cech reaches 200th Premier League clean sheet
Chelsea legend Petr Cech reaches 200th Premier League clean sheet

The impressive victory in Milan was down to a committed team performance which feature disciplined midfield positioning from the triumvirate of Granit Xhaka, Aaron Ramsey and Jack Wilshere. While Arsenal went into the game without a Premier League win since February 3, Javi Gracia's Watford had been enjoying a decent run. But overall the spirit...

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  • Southampton turn to Hughes
Southampton turn to Hughes

Struggling Premier League club Southampton sacked Argentinian manager Mauricio Pellegrino on Monday with only eight matches remaining in the league season. Should Hughes be appointed, it will be his sixth managerial post in England's top tier, dating back to his time at Blackburn Rovers in 2004. However before that Hughes had several short-...

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  • National Football League free agency rumors: Kirk Cousins likely to sign with Vikings
National Football League free agency rumors: Kirk Cousins likely to sign with Vikings

Kirk Cousins , arguably the most sought-after free agent on the 2018 National Football League market, will sign with the Minnesota Vikings , according to a report. Cousins is talking with the Vikings over a three-year deal at $28m per season, with reports that the entire salary will come in guaranteed money. Quarterback Kirk Cousins will r...

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  • Marcus Smart, Celtics await second opinion on
Marcus Smart, Celtics await second opinion on

Smart injured his thumb during the Celtics' loss the Indiana Pacers on Sunday night (Monday, PHL time). Smart's right hand was later put in a cast, and he expressed confidence that "it will be all right". The severity of Smart's injury is uncertain and the team is not sure how much time he will miss. Theis suffered a torn meniscus in his left k...

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  • Man Utd midfielder Michael Carrick confirms retirement from football
Man Utd midfielder Michael Carrick confirms retirement from football

That's pretty much where I'm at, which is fine. "It's something that you have got to accept". As such, he's likely to take on a coaching role from next season - discussions are ongoing but "it's been kind of sorted out". "I remember him clearly in the dressing room, in the meetings eating every word, listening to everything". 'I got back fit ...

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  • S. Korean Wheelchair Curling Team Suffers 2nd Loss at PyeongChang Paralympics
S. Korean Wheelchair Curling Team Suffers 2nd Loss at PyeongChang Paralympics

Though Jepsen has competed in both disciplines before, it was her first time racing them together in the Super Combined. But it was a great day for us. It's the 23-year-old's second third-place finish in PyeongChang as she also earlier reached the podium in the Super-G for her first Paralympic medal.

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  • Snow showers may cause travel issues
Snow showers may cause travel issues

Model data has removed rain chances Sunday and right now it looks to be a very pleasant weekend around SE Lower Michigan and Southern Ontario. Winds are out of the East to 10mph this morning, and will be out of the Southeast to 10mph this afternoon.

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  • Man Utd star Juan Mata taunts Tottenham over Champions League exit
Man Utd star Juan Mata taunts Tottenham over Champions League exit

What needs to change to bring the team up to the desired Champions League level? After scoring both goals against Liverpool , Marcus Rashford will likely start in the front three alongside Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez . His goals earned the Spanish club a place in the quarterfinals and ensured that no opponent will under-estimate him in...

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  • Allen Robinson reportedly agrees to Chicago Bears switch
Allen Robinson reportedly agrees to Chicago Bears switch

Burton, a wide receiver trapped in a 6-foot-3, 236-pound body, caught 23 passes for 248 yards last season as the Eagles third tight end. He steps into immediate opportunity with the Bears, who have 225 targets and almost 2,000 air yards available from last season's production and a quality offensive mind running the show in new coach Matt Nagy.

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  • Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick to retire at end of the season
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick to retire at end of the season

Rashford has experienced the kind of inconsistency many his age show but the 20-year-old offered a timely reminder of his brilliance against Liverpool to also prove to Mourinho he can be relied upon in the big moments. The injury? It was contact with a player in the last minute of the training session [on Friday]. Jose Mourinho believes that ...

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  • Jose Mourinho: Second half belonged to Liverpool
Jose Mourinho: Second half belonged to Liverpool

After playing out a 0-0 draw a fortnight ago in Spain , Jose Mourinho's Manchester United side will look to carry on their recent fine run of form when they welcome Sevilla to Old Trafford on Tuesday night. But sources have told ESPN FC there is hope that Anthony Martial will recover from the thigh problem that has kept him out for the l...

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  • 'Always in Control' Man United Deserved to Beat Liverpool: Jose Mourinho
'Always in Control' Man United Deserved to Beat Liverpool: Jose Mourinho

It's also a clear sign of improvement for a boy of 20 who is going strong against huge competition within his own ranks - Anthony Martial and Alexis Sanchez for the most part - to gain minutes on the pitch. From the first moment he was introduced into the Manchester United first-team fold, Marcus Rashford has displayed a sensational level of ...

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