Sports

Sports Latest ESPN layoff: Long-time National Football League insider let go
Author: 0 Latest ESPN layoff: Long-time National Football League insider let go

He also hosts a podcast and appears on SiriusXM. In confirming the news on Wednesday, the respected Clayton decided to make a joke in the process. In 2016, the company cut ties with Cris Carter, Keyshawn Johnson and Ray Lewis. Oh yeah, we can't have a Clayton post without bringing up one of the greatest This is SportsCenter commercials of all-time. ESPN announced in April it was laying off about 100 people, including some well-known on-air names.

Author: 0 Raikkonen seethes as Vettel wins Monaco GP

At the end of the day, it was the right result for the team and for the driver championship but I do not think it was orchestrated. Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland leads the start during the Formula One Grand Prix at the Monaco racetrack in Monaco , Sunday, May 28, 2017.

Sports Gonzalo Higuain
Author: 0 Gonzalo Higuain "very happy" with Juventus brace

Higuain hadn't scored against Barcelona in the quarterfinals, and this goal clearly meant a lot. And Juventus were ahead in brilliant fashion just before the half-hour mark as Higuain finished off a fine team move. "Right at the death, Monaco had a chance and Buffon tipped it over the bar". The two combined again in the second half. It took the momentum away for Monaco .

Sports 'Ibrahimovic wants Premier League stay' - Raiola hints at Zlatan future
Author: 0 'Ibrahimovic wants Premier League stay' - Raiola hints at Zlatan future

United have been expected to trigger an option to extend Ibrahimovic's contract at Old Trafford, yet that was before the 35-year-old sustained the injury. We don't even know for which club it will be, either, despite fresh reports that he fancies sticking around for another season at Manchester United .

Author: 0 Lions arrive and accept the challenge

We just need to get better and better after each fixture". The Lions then face the Auckland Blues next Wednesday in the first of three clashes against Super Rugby teams, before a match against the Maori All Blacks in Rotorua on June 17, where Gatland is expected to field his preferred first test side.

Sports Why the Warriors will win the NBA Finals
Author: 0 Why the Warriors will win the NBA Finals

And, of course, there is the historical significance of this being the very first time the NBA Finals featured an uninterrupted trilogy. The Cavaliers seek their second National Basketball Association title overall and in a row. Durant is the difference. And just as James struggled in building chemistry in Miami with "Big Three" teammates Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh , Durant and his new Golden State teammates had to make adjustments to maximize the contributions of Stephen Curry , ...

Sports Serena Williams at French Open to watch Venus
Author: 0 Serena Williams at French Open to watch Venus

Playing her first French Open and only her second grand slam after reaching the second round of her home major in January, Fourlis refused to be overawed, keeping up a running commentary with her courtside entourage and the umpire. Wildcard Fourlis , aged 17 and at 337 the lowest-ranked player in the main draw, was the stronger for much of the first two sets, keeping Wozniacki pinned at the back of the court with blistering drives off both wings.

Sports Serena Williams to have baby girl, says Venus
Author: 0 Serena Williams to have baby girl, says Venus

Recently, even voices from the past like Ilie Nastase who has always been known as a vulgarian and a racist , reported the Inquisitr , have made a resurgence and are taking swings at the top-ranked Serena Williams . She pulled back level but was edged out in another tie-break, bouncing her racket in annoyance after serving a double fault on match point. However, clay is not her best surface.

Author: 0 Djokovic makes winning French Open start on Agassi's watch

Whatever benefits Novak Djokovic might derive from Andre Agassi's coaching here at the French Open , the world No2 will have to enjoy the experience while he can. He then called for the doctor at the start of the third set and the match was over inside two hours. He eventually won 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 to keep his chances of a 10th Roland Garros title alive.

Author: 0 Why the Cleveland Cavaliers will win the NBA Finals

The third chapter of the trilogy has seen the Warriors sign superstar free agent forward Durant and again lead the league in wins. "We have a gameplan for him and it should be fun". Stifling Kyrie (the best one on one player in the league) will be an even tougher task that Klay and eventually Steph (when forced to switch) will have to figure out.

Sports NBA Draft Lottery results: Sacramento Kings win No. 5 overall
Author: 0 NBA Draft Lottery results: Sacramento Kings win No. 5 overall

This also allows for them to keep the 2019 first-round by instead sending their second-round selections from 2017 and 2018 as part of the multi-team deal that had originally landed Dwight Howard in Los Angeles in August 2012. 1 overall pick in next month's draft. The Boston Celtics will drat first, followed by the Los Angeles Lakers and then the Philadelphia 76ers will make their selection before Phoenix .

Sports Rafael Nadal Defeats Robin Haase in 2nd Round of 2017 French Open
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal Defeats Robin Haase in 2nd Round of 2017 French Open

Nearly as many cameras were trained on the retired American tennis star as were trained on Djokovic throughout the latter's 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 dismantling of Portugal's Joao Sousa . Olivo converted the next one with a forehand crosscourt victor to prevail 6-4. The two-time Wimbledon champion was injured when a burglar stuck a knife through her playing hand late previous year.

Sports Warriors' Kerr will not coach Game 1 of NBA Finals
Author: 0 Warriors' Kerr will not coach Game 1 of NBA Finals

These are two teams that have been in the limelight for many years now, have split the last two championships, singularly measure themselves against each other, and understand that when they play each other in the Finals it's instantly monumental.

Sports Cops: Racial Slur Sprayed on LeBron James' LA Home
Author: 0 Cops: Racial Slur Sprayed on LeBron James' LA Home

James, 32, was not at the west Los Angeles residence at the time of the vandalism, Eisenman said by phone. James is set to play in the NBA Finals, which begin Thursday between his Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors .

Author: 0 Virat Kohli lone Indian in top 10 ICC ODI rankings

Thanks to Bairstow's 63-ball half-century, England at least avoided a new national-record low total. So, Now it is the time for Hashim Amla . But they were immediately up against it as Rabada and Parnell exploited conditions expertly. The winning runs came from a attractive Duminy drive to the cover boundary, taking him to 28, while captain De Villers marked his 100th ODI as captain with an unbeaten 27.

Sports Celtics FaceTimed with Isaiah Thomas after Game 3 victory
Author: 0 Celtics FaceTimed with Isaiah Thomas after Game 3 victory

The first three-plus minutes saw the two teams exchange baskets before Cleveland went on a 16-5 run to turn a one-point lead into a 22-10 advantage, sparked by three straight triples from Love. They proved as much in the first half, but just got too complacent and couldn't close the Celtics out. After the Cavaliers pushed their lead to 21, the Celtics began their comeback.

Sports Bryce Harper's suspension reduced to three games
Author: 0 Bryce Harper's suspension reduced to three games

No corresponding adjustment has been announced for Strickland's suspension, which now sits at six games. Had Harper not charged the mound, the argument went, Strickland would have gotten away with firing a 98-mph projectile at one of the game's best players - though, of course, a less-talented target would not make the act any less troublesome.

Author: 0 Predators left surprised, determined by Johansen's injury

He's Nashville's 24-year-old rookie, and he made his Stanley Cup Playoffs debut on Saturday night, though it wasn't the first time he's worn a Predators sweater. Shaw (Questionable Monday, lower body), G J. Gibson (Questionable Monday, lower body), C R. Rakell (Out Monday, lower body), RW P. Eaves (Out indefinitely, lower body), D S.

Sports ICC Champions Trophy: Mohammed Shami uses foul words for Kane Williamson
Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy: Mohammed Shami uses foul words for Kane Williamson

Incidentally, on both the occasions they had scored more than 300 runs but failed to defend it. Sri Lanka Squad: Angelo Mathews (capt), Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Upul Tharanga, Dinesh Chandimal, Nuwan Pradeep, Asela Gunaratne, Chamara Kapugedera, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Seekkuge Prasanna, Lakshan Sandakan, Suranga Lakmal, Thisara Perera, Lasith Malinga, Nuwan Kulasekara.

Author: 0 Cavaliers and Warriors set for ultimate Finals

I've long looked to back an attractive and capable underdog to win at least one of the first two games of a best of seven series , and usually this will be the road team - in this case, Cleveland . This could be a special series for Green; he's the potential Finals MVP that hardly anyone is talking about. It's ripe for his plucking. Game 1 is at Oracle Arena Thursday night.

Sports Wenger: FA Cup win my presentation for new deal
Author: 0 Wenger: FA Cup win my presentation for new deal

The 52-year-old - who has been in situ since 2009 and is broadly supportive of the Frenchman - will not wish to be seen to having promised changes only for none to be forthcoming, even if it leaves Wenger fuming. It remains unclear whether the 67-year-old will continue as manager of the Gunners , despite capping a disappointing season with a record-breaking victory over the newly crowned Premier League champions.

Author: 0 Oracle goes 2-1 to take lead in America's Cup qualifiers

As has been seen in the first three days of racing in the 35th America's Cup, the competition has been closer than ever. There were protestations of "no way" and "completely rubbish" on the Swedish catamaran. New Zealand also dominated Ainslie's Land Rover BAR, despite incurring a penalty during the starting manoeuvres. There were doubts over whether Ainslie would be able to race at all after he holed his catamaran "Rita" in a clash with SoftBank Team Japan during the opening day of ...

Author: 0 Conte claims wounded Arsenal are FA Cup favourites

Terry's situation, though, was of knowledge to Sunderland boss David Moyes , with goalkeeper Jordan Pickford willingly kicking the ball out. "He's been fantastic and very important for me and the players", Conte said while Cahill called him "the best centre half in Premier League history".

Author: 0 Roma coach Spalletti quits

Roma president Jim Pallotta thanked Spalletti and noted that "under his stewardship this season, the team has won more Serie A points and scored more goals than any side in Roma's history". While his second spell was a relative success Spalletti had to endure the brooding presence of the fading 40-year-old superstar Francesco Totti and his massed ranks of fans.

Sports Conte defends Victor Moses over FA Cup red card
Author: 0 Conte defends Victor Moses over FA Cup red card

After months of uncertainy, and a ridiculous amount of speculation in the press, it's been reported by multiple sources on Tuesday that Arsenal and Arsene Wenger have agreed a new deal. And it might just be enough to stem the tide of protests against Wenger, with the record 13-time FA Cup winners yet to announce a new contract for the 67-year-old Frenchman for next season.