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Iran Threatens to Punch Mike Pompeo in the Mouth Iran Threatens to Punch Mike Pompeo in the Mouth
- May 22, 2018

Pompeo's speech came after Trump earlier this month infuriated USA allies in Europe by withdrawing from the 2015 deal brokered by President Barack Obama, Iran and world powers. Top Photo | Journalists attend a press conference of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, and Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir, at the Royal Terminal of King Khaled airport, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 29, 2018. (more...)
Glover's wife arrested for domestic violence Glover's wife arrested for domestic violence
- May 17, 2018

After previously saying he would sign a sworn affidavit, the three-time Tour victor then "refused" to do so, and he claimed he "was not fighting with Krista" but was injured during the altercation between her and his mother. Deputies responded to the scene and handcuffed Krista. Police officials also noted in the report that Krista resisted being placed in the back seat of a patrol auto and damaged the door by repeatedly kicking it. (more...)
Theo Walcott would 'love' Wayne Rooney to stay at Everton Theo Walcott would 'love' Wayne Rooney to stay at Everton
- May 15, 2018

Allardyce, his own future at Everton shrouded in doubt, said: "My understanding of the situation is there seems to have been some negotiation somewhere along the line but, in terms of clarity as to whether Wayne is leaving or staying I'll find out later today when Wayne comes in for training". (more...)
Hamilton cruises to victory in Spanish GP; Vettel finishes 4th Hamilton cruises to victory in Spanish GP; Vettel finishes 4th
- May 14, 2018

Hamilton now leads in the championship by 17 points over Vettel, with the team 27 points over its Italian rivals in the constructors' championship. And it contained some concerning signs for Ferrari. On his way to claiming pole Hamilton set a new track record at the recently resurfaced Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. "It obviously looks wrong, but from the inside it was the right thing to do", he said. (more...)
UFC 224 Embedded 6: Nunes vs Pennington Vlog Series UFC 224 Embedded 6: Nunes vs Pennington Vlog Series
- May 13, 2018

Immediately after the fight, an emotional Nunes said it was the most hard fight of her career. The Brazilian, who dispatched of Ronda Rousey in 48 seconds, is on a six-fight win streak and is looking to set up a mega-fight with Cris Cyborg with a win here on her home turf. (more...)
Chelsea Exit: Alvaro Morata Agrees Deal To Join European Giants Chelsea Exit: Alvaro Morata Agrees Deal To Join European Giants
- May 12, 2018

Laurent Depoitre opened scoring for the visitors five minutes after the break, before Marcos Alonso equalized for Antonio Conte's men. The biggest fear that Blues fans would have had about next Saturday, would be if Courtois was not fit for the FA Cup Final against Manchester United . (more...)
Winnipeg Jets vs. Nashville Predators 5/10/18, Prediction & Odds Winnipeg Jets vs. Nashville Predators 5/10/18, Prediction & Odds
- May 11, 2018

After winning 42 games in the regular season while posting a.927% save percentage along with a 2.31 goals-against average, he has seen those numbers drop. "The last game they played, is not how they want to feel afterwards", she said. Doing so, however, is going to require Winnipeg to play a more straightforward game, one that's more about doing what's effective than it is making it look pretty. (more...)
Brooks & Dunn, Jake Owen and More Shine at Kentucky Derby Brooks & Dunn, Jake Owen and More Shine at Kentucky Derby
- May 08, 2018

Saturday's result, which came in slop that made the race itself more unpredictable, marked the sixth year in a row that the favorite had won the Derby. His other Derby triumph came in 2005 when he scored with the 50-1 shot Giacomo, and this time the challenge was to guide his supremely talented, but woefully inexperienced, mount to victory in a jammed 20-horse field. (more...)
In crucial moment, Benzema finally comes through for Madrid In crucial moment, Benzema finally comes through for Madrid
- May 07, 2018

Zidane has also been smart enough to not let the boardroom influence his football. "Then we gifted a goal and in the end you can not let that happen twice in a semi-final like this", said Bayern forward Thomas Mueller. "They fight and when we get a good result, it's great for everyone". Real Madrid are set to take on the English giants Liverpool in the UCL Final at Kiev on 26th of May with the hopes of lifting the prestigious trophy for third time in a row. (more...)
Tony Bellew Defeats David Haye Via 5th-Round TKO in Rematch Tony Bellew Defeats David Haye Via 5th-Round TKO in Rematch
- May 07, 2018

Haye outjabbed Bellew in the first two rounds but Bellew remained calm through the first few minutes of the fight. Tony Bellew had been wanting to close the chapter on his near two-year long rivalry with David Haye . Haye came out early and landed a couple of right hands. Well-placed one-twos from Haye forced Bellew into the ropes toward the end of the round and Haye capitalized the period with an overhand right that hit his man square. (more...)
Barcelona captain Iniesta: I just want to saviour these final games Barcelona captain Iniesta: I just want to saviour these final games
- May 07, 2018

Bale had risked getting sent off for raking his studs against Samuel Umtiti's leg but escaped without a booking on that occasion and Roberto was sent off moments later for hitting Marcelo following an off-the-ball tussle. Suarez also had a goal ruled out for offside, while Madrid were denied a late penalty when Marcelo was tripped in the area by Jordi Alba. But the club captain, set to leave Barca at the end of the season, is included in an 18-man squad named by Ernesto Valverde on Saturday. (more...)
Jose Mourinho harshly criticises Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial following Brighton loss Jose Mourinho harshly criticises Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial following Brighton loss
- May 06, 2018

Lukaku was ruled out of the Brighton contest prior to the squad's traveling to the match, but Sanchez was a last minute scratch, which surprised some. Pascal Gross scored the only in Brighton's maiden Premier League triumph over United. They'll also finish a distant second in the Premier League behind rivals Manchester City but can still grab a major trophy in the FA Cup on May 19. (more...)
Albert Pujols Pursuit of 3000 Hits is Something To Watch Albert Pujols Pursuit of 3000 Hits is Something To Watch
- May 06, 2018

Though for many players that would have been a hit . His two-run single in the ninth inning scored Mike Trout and Justin Upton with hit No. 3,001. "Some guys in this era think the strikeout is a little overrated", Pujols told ESPN. "It's something in this game I really, really don't like". A three-time MVP and 10-time All-Star, Pujols, 38, recorded his first 2,073 hits over 11 seasons with the Cardinals before signing a 10-year, $240million contract with the Angels prior to the ... (more...)
Rudiger sends warning to Salah ahead of Chelsea return Rudiger sends warning to Salah ahead of Chelsea return
- May 05, 2018

Liverpool are now third with 72 points, while Chelsea sit fifth with 66, but the London side still have one game in hand. That's why Antonio Conte might be on his way out. "He's the most polite guy I have ever met in football". Well if Chelsea get their way, it's going to be Napoli's Maurizio Sarri. Antonio Conte has refused to comment on his Chelsea future and Italy's next CT, other than "I have a contract" and Roberto Mancini is "experienced". (more...)
Nadal's magic on clay continues Nadal's magic on clay continues
- May 02, 2018

The Spaniard though humbly acknowledged how hard the ride had been and how excited he was by the achievement saying, "I'm very happy for the victory against a very hard opponent". Nadal is expected to be back in action at the Madrid Masters next week. Tsitsipas, though he was outmatched in the final, showed his fair share of flair in the tournament as well, complementing his ball-popping power with delicate drop shots. (more...)
Maine's Dumoulin Injured In Game 2 Maine's Dumoulin Injured In Game 2
- May 02, 2018

Contorting like a pretzel, Holtby plunged face-first and kicked his leg into the air, smothering the puck and shielding the overhead camera. Washington Capitals' forward Tom Wilson . The Pittsburgh Penguins have allowed four or more goals in four of their eight playoff games. We have to earn it. "Aaaah, I mean, he's such a good goalie - it's tough", Connolly says. (more...)
Game 1 Preview: 76ers at Celtics Game 1 Preview: 76ers at Celtics
- May 02, 2018

The Philadelphia 76ers will visit the Boston Celtics in Game One of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Monday, start time at 8:00 PM ET, at TD Garden , Boston, MA. "You've got two guys that want to win, two chippy guys". We can't ignore the run the Sixers went on at the end of the year. A guy that's been there my entire life and not really seeing it at its peak. (more...)
Curry ready to return for Warriors vs. Pelicans Game 2 Curry ready to return for Warriors vs. Pelicans Game 2
- May 02, 2018

The Jazz boast the Defensive Player of the Year front-runner in Rudy Gobert and rookie Donovan Mitchell is playing like a multiple-time All-Star. However, Curry's expected return in Tuesday's Game 2 will be a welcome sight as the Warriors look to take control of this series and ultimately repeat as champions. (more...)
Tottenham Edge Watford To Keep Champions League Hopes Alive Tottenham Edge Watford To Keep Champions League Hopes Alive
- May 02, 2018

The race could be over at the weekend, with two matches still to play. Our form has not been the best and when that happens you want to play. Neville has remained downbeat about the Red Devils' performances this season despite on an impending second place finish and an FA Cup final to come. (more...)
Seahawks trade up to select punter Michael Dickson Seahawks trade up to select punter Michael Dickson
- April 30, 2018

National Football League teams don't keep two punters, so either Dickson is a huge flameout, or his selection marks the end of the road for Ryan, who has been with the Seahawks since 2008 and is the only player on the roster who predates the arrival of coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider in 2010. (more...)
Buffalo secures top pick in draft Buffalo secures top pick in draft
- April 30, 2018

The order of the first three picks from the NHL Draft Lottery will be announced during the second intermission of Saturday night's playoff game between the San Jose Sharks and Vegas Golden Knights, which was slated to start at 8 p.m. "We've got our meetings coming up". There is an agreement in place for Peter Karmanos Jr.to sell a majority stake of the team to Tom Dundon. Carolina is searching for a general manager after Ron Francis was reassigned to another front-office position last season. (more...)
Players react to Andres Iniesta leaving Barcelona Players react to Andres Iniesta leaving Barcelona
- April 30, 2018

The amount of tackles he won, the way he played, the example for the way to be a professional on and off the pitch. "It really was a pleasure and wonderful for a short period as his team-mate and his manager". I wouldn't forgive myself for putting myself and the club in an uncomfortable situation. The only trophy that escaped Iniesta's grasp was the Ballon d'Or award, given to the best player in the world each season. (more...)
Caster Semenya an affirmation of black excellence — Sports Minister Xasa Caster Semenya an affirmation of black excellence — Sports Minister Xasa
- April 28, 2018

The new law - which will apply to athletes that compete in events from 400m to the mile, including 400m, hurdles races, 800m, 1,500m, one-mile races and combined events over the same distances ('restricted events') - will come into effect from 1 November 2018. (more...)
NFL Draft Updates: DT Derrick Nnadi goes in 3rd round to Chiefs NFL Draft Updates: DT Derrick Nnadi goes in 3rd round to Chiefs
- April 28, 2018

The Chiefs did not have a first-round pick after trading it away last season to select quarterback Patrick Mahomes II. Unless new general manager Brett Veach decides to trade some of them away. Nnadi had six sacks a year ago and another 10.5 tackles for a loss. The Chiefs defensive line just got more versatile with the selection of Speaks. (more...)
Atletico Madrid coach Simeone: Ozil key to Arsenal's play Atletico Madrid coach Simeone: Ozil key to Arsenal's play
- April 27, 2018

The former United captain enjoyed a fierce rivalry with the Gunners during his playing days, where he often went toe-to-toe with central midfielder Patrick Vieira during an nearly decade-long domination of English football by the two teams. (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Playing In The World Cup? Sweden Coach Says No Zlatan Ibrahimovic Playing In The World Cup? Sweden Coach Says No
- April 27, 2018

The LA Galaxy striker, who quit the Swedish national team after Euro 2016, had hinted recently that he could be prepared to return for the upcoming tournament in Russian Federation, but those hopes now appear to be dashed. The striker, who recently joined the LA Galaxy, has hinted that he could make a return to the national team for the World Cup in Russian Federation. (more...)
3 takeaways from the Celtics' critical Game 5 win against the Bucks 3 takeaways from the Celtics' critical Game 5 win against the Bucks
- April 26, 2018

If Boston wins their first round series, the Celtics will have home court advantage against the Sixers, meaning the first two games would be in Boston . Ojeleye then kept an offensive possession alive and Rozier took a shot from Thon Maker with 1:14 to go. We'll be back for the next episode of the podcast to look ahead to Game 6, with the episode scheduled to be available early on Thursday morning. (more...)
Flyers' Couturier could play must-win Game 5 Flyers' Couturier could play must-win Game 5
- April 26, 2018

On Sunday, April 22, the Pittsburgh Penguins shocked the Flyers in an 8-5 win in Game 6. The magic number is 4 for the Flyers heading in to Game 6. After both Guentzel and Jake Voracek were taken off with penalties to make it 4-on-4, Kris Letang took a cross-checking penalty to make it 4-on-3 for 1:29. (more...)
Capitals advance with win over Blue Jackets in Game 6 Capitals advance with win over Blue Jackets in Game 6
- April 25, 2018

The Capitals lacked a serious threat outside of their top four forwards this season. There are a few points of emphasis to look at to see why the Capitals bested the Blue Jackets. The Caps also knew that GM Brian MacLellan would drastically shake up the roster if they fell to the Penguins yet again. "To be honest, we probably had a week there where we were a little rattled as a group, just trying to get the group past that and establishing a belief in our game with the group that we had in ... (more...)
Chelsea's Alonso Passed three-match ban Outside of FA Cup Semi Final Chelsea's Alonso Passed three-match ban Outside of FA Cup Semi Final
- April 24, 2018

The post Chelsea's Alonso Gets Three-Game Ban, Misses FA Cup Semi appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria . "Alonso farther submitted that when found the suspension might be excessive, however, that was reversed following rsquo & Wednesday and denied the fee;s hearing", the FA said in an announcement. (more...)
Grades: OKC Thunder get blown out by the Jazz in Game 3 Grades: OKC Thunder get blown out by the Jazz in Game 3
- April 23, 2018

NEED TO KNOW: The Timberwolves bounced back from a 20-point loss in Game 2 with a sellout-crowd-inspired 16-point victory over the Rockets in Game 3 that was the franchise's first win in the playoffs since 2004. "We haven't had two games this year where we've had to battle foul trouble with him like we've had to in Games 2 and 3". That's particularly been the case for Jae Crowder , who was Utah's sixth man for the latter half of the regular season and put in some exceptional minutes. (more...)
JT's Monologue: NBA Playoffs, Gregg Popovich, Spurs, and Warriors JT's Monologue: NBA Playoffs, Gregg Popovich, Spurs, and Warriors
- April 22, 2018

The San Antonio Spurs have lost to the Golden State Warriors , 110-97 in Game 3 of their best-of-seven National Basketball Association playoff series. Leonard missed all but nine regular-season games with a quad injury, and the Spurs finished with the No. 7 seed in the Western Conference at 47-35. (more...)
FA Cup semi-finals preview FA Cup semi-finals preview
- April 21, 2018

This weekend's meeting with Tottenham will see the victor meet either Chelsea or Southampton in next month's final. The game is a welcome distraction for Southampton who could find themselves second bottom in the Premier League if Stoke take something from their home game with Burnley . (more...)
Cardinals-Cubs Wednesday game postponed Cardinals-Cubs Wednesday game postponed
- April 19, 2018

Tickets to Wednesday's game will be honored on Thursday. No ticket exchange is necessary. He was eligible to return on Monday, but the Cubs' game against the Cardinals was postponed because of poor weather. Marcell Ozuna then drove in Pham with a grounder to shortstop. But two Cardinals relievers - Tyler Lyons then Bud Norris - finished off that inning with three-straight outs to maintain the lead. (more...)
Mourinho poised to axe Man United stars Mourinho poised to axe Man United stars
- April 17, 2018

The Frenchman has been left on the bench or taken off in seven of his last 11 games. It has been something of a disappointing second season in charge for Mourinho at Old Trafford following his appointment back in May 2016. During the week too, Mourinho called his players professionalism in question, accusing them of not giving it their all against West Brom. Turin newspaper Tuttosport are now treating Anthony Martial and Matteo Darmian as a pair. (more...)