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Odd-looking Ronaldo bust steals the show at airport ceremony

Portugal's president and the prime minister flew to the island to unveil the tribute to the player outside the terminal entrance. Ronaldo is expected to atten...


National Football League takes Vegas gamble with approval to move Oakland Raiders, fans divided

Green said . "You can move a lot of teams". Mark Davis and the Raiders may seek out asylum in San Antonio depending on how things turn out in Oakland next se...


Wozniacki beats second seed Pliskova to reach Miami final

This will be the second consecutive time two double-digit seeds make the women's final at Key Biscayne, after No. 13 Victoria Azarenka beat No. 15 Svetlana Kuzn...


West beats East 109-107 at McDonald's All-American Game

Nine of his rebounds came on the offensive end. Young defended the inbounds with Porter under the basket, making things hard on Mohamed Bamba under the basket...


SEC asks Arkansas to exempt stadiums, arenas from gun law

The Arkansas House has passed a proposal to exempt college sporting events from a new Arkansas law expanding where concealed handguns are allowed after a seco...


Barca Forward, Neymar Opens Up on Links with Manchester United

United still have to rearrange a Premier League game against Southampton, and could yet face a two-legged Europa League semi-final and a final should they pro...


Pakistan beats West Indies by 3 runs in 2nd T20

They also beat Zimbabwe 3-2 in a one-day series last month, in what was Simmons's first series in charge. Shahdab Khan took four wickets for 14 after West In...


A day of dominance and survival at Match Play

He must win or halve his Friday match against compatriot Jimmy Walker to be certain of advancing to the final 16. "I'm always thinking about Augusta", Watson ...


Nishikori safely through in Miami

Kei Nishikori advanced to the quarter-finals of the Miami Open following a three set win over Federico Delbonis on Tuesday. Sock will play the victor of the c...


Wenger confident that Sanchez, Ozil will stay at Arsenal

He wants to win the championship, that's what everybody wants. "It did happen before where we were in a position financially that we had to sell our best play...


Unseeded Fabio Fognini reaches Miami Open semifinals

Meanwhile Wednesday, Rafael Nadal took a step closer to a possible final against longtime rival Roger Federer after a straight-sets win over American Jack Sock....


Saints to sign former Chiefs QB Chase Daniel

Sean Payton said on Wednesday the Saints are have been paying attention to all the details at quarterback, including who will serve as the backup to Drew Brees....


Federation Internationale de Football Association proposes new 6-team playoff ahead of 2026 World Cup

The number of participants will increase from 32 to 48 from 2026, and the allocation of the 16 extra places has been provisionally decided by president Gianni I...


Europa League could be United's best route to Champions League - Ferguson

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is a big admirer of the Brazil global and it has been claimed that that the Portuguese has personally called the player in...


Neymar credits 'Brazilian way' for 2018 World Cup qualification

Neymar was in fine form as Brazil virtually booked their spot at next year's World Cup with a 3-0 win at home to Paraguay. Philippe Coutinho (34th minute), ...


NBA Draft 2017: Lonzo Ball says 'I'm better than Markelle Fultz'

LaVar Ball claims he would have "killed" Michael Jordan in an one-on-one game if they had played each other during the primes of their athletic lives. LaVa...


Fan-run indoor league football team considering signing Greg Hardy

The team had drummed up some publicity by putting Hardy's fate up to the Utah fan base, which was pretty evenly divided about a contract for the convicted domes...


Vettel, Hamilton motivated by potential close duel

Ferrari were the only team who were able to match Mercedes for pace during pre-season testing. "It's good to hit some lows and go through hard periods even th...


West Ham hero Gale: Board needs to shut-it and back Bilic

Would I like to be two or three places higher than we now are, of course I would. I just concentrate on my job. Slaven Bilic's men have an opportunity to end ...


Aleix Garcia: 'Manchester City will benefit from worldwide break'

Arsene Wenger's men surely have to win to keep their top four hopes alive but Merson isn't confident for his former club. "The team is ready to win it and thi...


Fiancee of ex-NFL star testifies in his double-murder trial

Earlier this week, friends and a former teammate of Hernandez testified, along with Tyrone Crawford, who was allegedly with Hernandez in Florida when Hernandez ...


Warriors hopeful Durant can return in regular season

Golden State (60-14) and San Antonio (57-16) have the best records in the National Basketball Association, with the Warriors leading the Silver and Black fo...


USA Hockey, women's players reach agreement to avoid boycott

Defending champions the United States will not boycott the upcoming Women's World Ice Hockey Championship on home ice after they reached a last-ditch agreemen...


Adam Lallana: England have a better chance with experience of Jermain Defoe

Injuries to younger strikers seem to be the best chance of Defoe making the squad for Russian Federation, assuming unbeaten England completes the job in the s...


Arsenal boss Wenger denies contract offer from Paris St-Germain

Reports began to circulate over the weekend that Arsenal had approached Borussia Dortmund boss Tuchel about taking the reins at the Emirates at the end of the s...


Miami Open 2017: Roger Federer eliminates Spain's Roberto Bautista

Wozniacki, who was competing in her sixth quarter-final in seven events this year, clinched a 6-4, 6-3 win. In Miami she put out fifth-seed Agnieszka Radwan...


Dantonio says MSU 'extremely concerned' about allegations

Starting on Saturday, those football issues will be on display for all to see during the game at Spartan Stadium. "So we refrained from doing that", he said . ...


Messi ban unfair, say Barcelona

The Catalan club released an angry statement expressing their "surprise and outrage" at the punishment dished out to their star player. Barca said Messi was...


Kohli hails India series win as best yet

Relations between the old foes have always been testy, from the infamous "Monkeygate" scandal in 2008 to Virat Kohli showing Australian fans the middle finger f...


Howard, Dempsey, Cameron return under Arena vs Honduras

This is what I love to do and hopefully there's still some time left". Dempsey had been out for six months-and nine from the national team-due to an irregular...


Spirited Australia must continue to improve, says board

He added: "It happened between both sides throughout the series". When Steve Smith apologised for his banters against the Indian team during the recently conc...


Palace warned of Sakho battle

Mary's. A rock at the back for the Saints, the Dutch worldwide has shown a superb reading of the game, while using his pace and tenacity to keep things quiet ...


Mets' Matz has tender elbow, status for opener uncertain

Matz proved in 2016 he can be a reliable pitcher when healthy. "We have the potential to be better than we have been", general manager Sandy Alderson said . ...


No. 1 South Carolina follows men's team, reaches Final Four

My Final Four predictions were UCLA, Kansas, Villanova and Arizona. At 6 feet 5 inches tall, she is the most immediate threat on the floor, and other teams ...


Pacers bringing back Stephenson after waiving Stuckey

He spent time with the Clippers and Grizzlies last season, and has appeared in only 12 games combined this season in Minnesota and New Orleans. National Baske...


Podolski reveals Hart's sweary message after goal

Handed the reins after an encouraging four-match interim stint, the former defender deployed a bold, attack-minded side built upon a three-man backline and got ...


Premier League Sagna calls for City response, Chelsea on title march

He wasn't there, but we're always close, so I always feel he's always there, so close to the team, so close to me. What better way to respond is there than beat...


Germany's Lukas Podolski crowns farewell with stunning victor over England

The 31-year-old received a standing ovation in Dortmund after a pre-match presentation to mark his 13-year worldwide career. Podolski struck a thunderbolt in ...


Four-year-old girl killed in 'hit-and-run' while walking with grandmother

A message posted on the site said: "Money won't bring this handsome girl back, but it will certainly take one worry away from her grieving parents". She added...


Tiemoue Bakayoko Had Heart Set on PSG, Reveals Brother

But there have also been reports in recent weeks that the Frenchman has already agreed personal terms with Chelsea in a £35million move. Monaco, who are thr...


Mets pitcher Jeurys Familia suspended 15 games

Under the terms of his suspension, Familia has reportedly already attended 12 90-minute counseling sessions, and will attend an event for a domestic violence ...


Demonstrators clash with police after officer shoots dead Chinese man in Paris

His family says he was holding scissors because he had been cutting fish. Police said they had been called in to deal with a "family row" and "as soon as they...


Schweinsteiger did not get chance to say a 'proper goodbye' at United

The FIFA World Cup victor trained with Spanish side Real Mallorca before flying to Chicago in a bid to maintain fitness. The ex-Bayern Munich midfielder sig...


Whiteside's buzzer-beater tip lifts Heat over Pistons

The Detroit Pistons also need a win to stay in the playoff covo and snap a four-game losing streak. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope finished with 25 points on 22 s...


Clinton faults Trump for low number of women

Clinton portrayed the moment as an "indignity" that "too many women - especially women of color - have had a lifetime of practice taking... in stride". Clinto...


Roger Goodell plans to be at Patriots season opener in Foxborough

National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell hasn't watched a game in New England since winning the court battle over Tom Brady's Deflategate suspensio...


Driver strikes Capitol Police cruiser, taken into custody

Eva Malecki, the communications director for the U.S. Capitol Police, said at a press conference that the shots were fired in the process of an arrest. At the c...


Defender Fagner set for Brazil start against Paraguay

Philippe Coutinho grabbed the opener, Neymar scored the second and Marcelo completed the win. The win virtually guaranteed Brazil will advance to the 2018 W...


Liverpool fans react on Twitter to Lallana display for England v Germany

Not that Germany made many chances, during a game that at times felt like a testimonial for Podolski, but the world champions have still not conceded a goal s...


Warriors shake off sluggish start to clobber Kings for sixth straight win

If the pattern continues, the Kings have themselves a keeper at the two-guard spot going forward. The Warriors and Kings combined for 34 turnovers and 31 foul...