Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane praises Cristiano Ronaldo after selfless penalty act

Vazquez passed for Ronaldo to fire in his second goal, and Bale earned a penalty in the 89th that Benzema converted. However, on the stroke of half time, Ronaldo put Madrid 1-0 up with his fourth goal in four games against Alaves . 'I know that ... More..

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Czech Republic's Ester Ledecka makes Winter Olympic history
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

Czech Republic's Ester Ledecka makes Winter Olympic history

However today, I was just standing there and suddenly the snowboard girl comes in. "It feels nearly unbelievable, but we came out here with great intensity and just had to believe we could do it, and make o...More..

Winter Olympics 2018: Russian bobsledder Sergeeva disqualified and suspended for doping violation
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

Winter Olympics 2018: Russian bobsledder Sergeeva disqualified and suspended for doping violation

The Russian delegation at the Olympics says a bobsledder tested positive for a banned substance called trimetazdine. Sergeeva and fellow russian Alexander Krushelnitsky, a curler, are the only two athlete...More..

Bayern Munich vs Besiktas
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

Bayern Munich vs Besiktas

Both teams have players who will have to be wary of picking up yellow cards which would see them miss the potentially decisive second leg in Istanbul. Die Roten had to wait until the 43rd minute before Muller ...More..

Antonio Conte regrets selling Nemanja Matic to Manchester United
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

Antonio Conte regrets selling Nemanja Matic to Manchester United

Asked if he meant to shake Mourinho's hand this weekend, Conte replied: "I'm not interested in this". "When I play at Stamford Bridge, some reactions from the fans are just reactions". There has not been an...More..

Goal No 31 for Salah as Liverpool thrash West Ham
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

Goal No 31 for Salah as Liverpool thrash West Ham

Mane was then denied again, this time by a post, after being played in by Firmino, but made no mistake when converting a cross from Robertson. The Reds will be keen to continue with their encouraging league c...More..

Eugenie Bouchard reaches settlement in lawsuit against USTA
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Eugenie Bouchard reaches settlement in lawsuit against USTA

The now 23-year-old had to miss the rest of the 2015 season and is currently ranked at 121. A lawyer for the governing body had told jurors on Tuesday that the cleaning spray was only applied after management...More..

Lonzo Ball Says NCAA Should Pay Players: 'Everybody's Getting Paid Anyway'
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Lonzo Ball Says NCAA Should Pay Players: 'Everybody's Getting Paid Anyway'

Ball said he did not get paid during the year he spent at UCLA before being drafted No. 2 overall by the Lakers last spring. It has been nearly six weeks since Lonzo Ball played in a game. But, the team a...More..

Canadian Grief: Curling and Hockey Losses Are
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Canadian Grief: Curling and Hockey Losses Are "Terrible, Terrible, Terrible"

Members of Canada's women's hockey team did not look pleased to receive medals after losing to Team USA Thursday in the Winter Olympics' gold medal game. Which seemed pretty close to impossible co...More..

by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Jimmy Butler carried off floor after non-contact knee injury

This season Butler has averaged 22.4 points, 5.5 rebounds and 5 assists per game this season. Then again, Jeff Teague had a scare just after Christmas that ultimately amounted to a sprain and a handful of mis...More..

Will the Cavs get back to the Finals?
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Will the Cavs get back to the Finals?

If I can think from once I got into the league, it's been us, I've done it three times , Detroit, Boston , Miami in '06, that's like [six] championships out of 14 years. But Silver specifically said in Los An...More..

Ronaldo rested for Leganes game
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Ronaldo rested for Leganes game

In midfield, Isco is in line for a start after featuring mainly from the bench in recent weeks. The visitors had a super chance to take the lead in the 16th minute when Lucas freed Marco Asensio in a unsa...More..

Czech Republic vs. USA
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Czech Republic vs. USA

Peter Ceresnak finally solved Zapolski on a power play with 3:06 left in the second after Jordan Greenway of Boston University took a slashing penalty, making it 3-1 heading into the final period on the only g...More..

Jessie Diggins, Kikkan Randall win historic cross-country gold for Team USA
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Jessie Diggins, Kikkan Randall win historic cross-country gold for Team USA

Jessica Diggins and Kikkan Randall became the first Americans to win an Olympic gold medal in the sport by shocking powerhouses Norway and Sweden in the women's team sprint at the Pyeongchang Games. She passed ...More..

Mueller investigating Jared Kushner's finances in Russian Federation probe
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Mueller investigating Jared Kushner's finances in Russian Federation probe

There is no truth to any suggestion otherwise". She declined to say whether President Trump would overrule any determination by the White House Personnel Security Office denying Kushner - or anyone else - a p...More..

Spurs the architects of their own downfall against courageous Rochdale
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Spurs the architects of their own downfall against courageous Rochdale

Earlier, Ian Henderson had given Keith Hill's men a shock lead just before half-time in what turned out to be a frustrating encounter for Spurs . While Rochdale stole the show, there was a bright spark f...More..

Winter Olympics: Meet Lindsey Vonn's furry friends
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Winter Olympics: Meet Lindsey Vonn's furry friends

Vonn was 0.47 seconds behind Goggia. "Absolutely not. Nope. I have to win to be invited so - no, actually I think every USA team member is invited". "I still have to be focused", she said. The bronze is her...More..

Bucs release running back Doug Martin
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Bucs release running back Doug Martin

Also returning for Jacksonville is Wells, who made the first four starts of his National Football League career last season with the team, playing left and right tackle. In the final five games of 2017, he play...More..

Guardiola accepts Delph sending off after Man City's FA Cup exit
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Guardiola accepts Delph sending off after Man City's FA Cup exit

And football fans didn't entirely agree with Morgan's views. "That's all", said Guardiola on the incident after the game. "We certainly wish them well fighting on all fronts because they represent English foo...More..

Skier performs zero tricks to finish last in halfpipe
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Skier performs zero tricks to finish last in halfpipe

Swaney completed her run at glacial pace in the crouch position sliding from side to side with her backside in the air like the rank novice she is, and without performing a trick. It was not easy and it was not...More..

Mets sign Jason Vargas for starting rotation
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Mets sign Jason Vargas for starting rotation

After adding the likes of Jay Bruce , Todd Frazier and Adrian Gonzalez to their lineup earlier in the winter, the Mets are now focusing on their starting rotation. The other issue with Vargas is his age. ...More..

Aussie Simmons enjoying his first All-Star weekend
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Aussie Simmons enjoying his first All-Star weekend

BC-BKN-All-Star-Rising Stars, 1st Ld-Writethru, 7362 Kings lead World past USA 155-124 in Rising Stars gameAP Photo LAS114, LAS114, LAS117, LAS118, LAS127, LAS120, LAS119, LAS128, LAS125, LAS123Eds: World 155...More..

Auburn forward Anfernee McElmore suffered a gruesome injury today against SC
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Auburn forward Anfernee McElmore suffered a gruesome injury today against SC

Auburn wouldn't get any closer however, as the Gamecocks quickly responded with a 7-0 run to stretch the lead back to 12. They dad lost just two SEC games all season, and were fresh off a ten point win over ...More..

USA drops another game to Canada 2-1 in the Olympics
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

USA drops another game to Canada 2-1 in the Olympics

We were able to get out of own end pretty well, our D played really well moving the puck on the breakouts and our power play came up really big. A burned rock is one that is touched by a curler while in play....More..

Duhamel, Radford take bronze in Olympic pairs figure skating
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Duhamel, Radford take bronze in Olympic pairs figure skating

With two more tandems to run, including the Chinese Wenjing Sui and Cong Han, Duhamel and Radford were in the second level, to more than five points, the duo of Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot, door-colors of...More..

Firmino getting more credit without Coutinho, says Klopp
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Firmino getting more credit without Coutinho, says Klopp

Roberto Firmino does not know if Champions League opponents Porto are afraid of Liverpool and their goalscoring threat but he hopes to make them suffer in the Estadio do Dragao. It feels good, everything...More..

by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Cavani expecting red-hot Ronaldo in Champions League showdown

The tie is a special one for the Marseille-born Zidane, as he faces a French club for the first time since being appointed manager in January 2016. Previously, the former Real Madrid legend Ronaldo also e...More..

Figure skating team competition a romp for Canada
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Figure skating team competition a romp for Canada

The Russians could pick up a maximum of four points in that discipline. She'll need plenty of luck to defeat Japan's Sara Takanashi, who despite being just 21 years old already has five World Championships me...More..

US Olympic Men's Ice Hockey Preview and Prediction: USA vs. Slovenia
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

US Olympic Men's Ice Hockey Preview and Prediction: USA vs. Slovenia

With no National Hockey League players participating in the Winter Olympics for the first time since 1994, there is a bit of mystery surrounding the tournament as it begins on Valentine's Day. It's a far cr...More..

Ireland's Thrashing Of Italy Has Certainly Come At A Cost
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Ireland's Thrashing Of Italy Has Certainly Come At A Cost

Italy lost out 46-15 to England in Rome last weekend in their opening Six Nations clash. AFTER THEIR last-gasp 15-13 win against France last week, Ireland areaiming to make another big statement agains...More..