Egypt v Morocco: AFCON expert Renard looks to extend 30-year streak

Mohamed Elneny will miss Egypt's African Cup of Nations semi-final with what coach Hector Cuper described as a "bad calf strain". "I felt ashamed to play on such a pitch", the 29-year-old defender exclaimed following his side's 1-0 loss to Egypt on Sunday in the quarterfinals. Read More

Benoit Hamon wins socialist nomination in French presidential primary

Benoit Hamon wins socialist nomination in French presidential primary

Opinion polls showed him beating far-right National Front (FN) leader Marine Le Pen in a run-off vote on May 7 with a comfortable two-thirds of the vote. A Hamon win could tempt moderate Socialist lawmakers and voters towards Macron. If the tough-talking ex-premier emerges victorious, there could also be a flight from the Socialist camp. Read More

'It was a metre over the line' - Suarez rues Barcelona ghost goal

'It was a metre over the line' - Suarez rues Barcelona ghost goal

The result leaves the Catalan giants a point behind Real Madrid, although their rivals have two games in hand and will look to make the most of this slip-up and bounce back from their own recent disappointments. "All the conditions were right to play football; they combined well and we didn't". "In the first half, we did not suffer in the final third, but did not create much danger", he added. Read More

India post 144/8 in 2nd T20 worldwide against England

In the event the game kept winding both ways right to the end, with England needing 24 off the last twelve balls with Root and Jos Buttler at the crease. 6th Ball: Bumrah bowled a wide yorker and Ali once again failed to connect as the entire stadium erupted in joy as India had snatched victory from the jaws of defeat in thrilling fashion. Read More

McGregor The Only Fight That Will Get Me Back In The Ring

Speaking at a Q&A session earlier on Saturday, McGregor had said: 'I'm going to go to Las Vegas, get my boxing license and they'll we see where the f*** Floyd's at. One thing remains a certainty-no matter where McGregor next appears, he continues to be one of the biggest draws in the fighting game. "Me and Floyd have got to get together and figure this out and come up with a number. Read More

Trump on waterboarding: 'We have to fight fire with fire'

It looks like President Trump is taking a note out of the George W. Bush Administration by advocating the use of torture techniques in order to combat terrorism. The Bush administration insisted such tactics would not be considered war crimes, but they were among those methods disallowed by the Obama administration, according to the Times . Read More

French midfielder Payet joins Marseille in a £25m deal

French midfielder Payet joins Marseille in a £25m deal

West Ham signed Robert Snodgrass last week for £10m, a move that hinted Payet's transfer could be on the verge of completion. But, after rejecting two bids from Marseille and signing Robert Snodgrass, West Ham have made a decision to sell the France worldwide. Read More

Stearman goal: Comical Liverpool defending sees Wolves break deadlock in 52 seconds

Stearman goal: Comical Liverpool defending sees Wolves break deadlock in 52 seconds

I do still think they have a chance of doing that. 'We are absolutely in the situation - we don't have the points we want, that's not the problem, that's how it is. Liverpool's Roberto Firmino attempts an overhead kick during their League Cup match against Southampton at Anfield Wednesday. Giroud has five goals in that run, but is unlikely to play tomorrow, with Danny Welbeck set to be handed his first start for seven months. Read More

Tiger Woods struggles as Justin Rose leads in San Diego

Tiger Woods struggles as Justin Rose leads in San Diego

Woods has authored so much personal history here, winning a world junior title at age 15 and another eight tournaments as a pro, including the 2008 U.S. Slow playing conditions also contributed to Tiger's frustration with rounds taking almost five and a half hours on Friday. Woods did well to keep his score from getting out of hand early, with four tough par saves on the front nine to limit the damage. Read More

An Investigation Into Why NFL Quarterback Alex Smith Is Terrible At Dodgeball

Each conference fielded 10 players for the game , and the NFC quickly proved superior at the three-minute schoolyard contest. The quality of the exhibition between the NFL's best players not on a Super Bowl roster or injured has caused many fans to tune out, as well. Read More

Some Lies, Some Truths - Antonio Conte On Speculation Around Chelsea Defender

Some Lies, Some Truths - Antonio Conte On Speculation Around Chelsea Defender

Sometimes I think that you know more than me. He had different games in the starting XI. Chelsea sold Brazilian midfielder Oscar and club veteran John Obi Mikel to China before letting 23-year-old Patrick Bamford leave the club for Middlesbrough. Read More

Jese has potential to keep Boro up — In Focus

He was one of my favourite players when he was in the national team. Karanka worked with Jese at Real Madrid and is keen to bring him to Teesside for Boro's campaign against relegation. He is a player we like and I like. "It's an important game, we will play in the style that we know to play". Middesbrough have not been the Premier League's most exciting team to watch this season, but that should change if they manage to complete a fascinating double signing. Read More

Phil Jackson 'determined' to trade Carmelo Anthony

ESPN's Marc Stein and Chris Haynes report that the Knicks made calls to the Cavs to gather interest in a deal structured around a swap of the two teams' star forwards to send Anthony to Cleveland for Kevin Love . Yahoo Sports reported the Clippers are a team Anthony might consider joining. Anthony has two years on his deal remaining after this season at a total value of $54 million. Read More

Marseille sign veteran defender Evra from Juventus

Patrice Evra is set for a medical at Marseille as the French club close in on his signature, according to Sky sources. The 35-year-old defender has signed a one-year-and-a-half at the Stade Velodrome after losing game time at Juve. "I've had that many players on my desk the last two weeks, looked at that many reports, watched so many games, that in the end we got them to file all that (list of players) down". Read More

Bart Scott: Falcons have quarterback edge over Patriots in Super Bowl LI

Bart Scott: Falcons have quarterback edge over Patriots in Super Bowl LI

Lately New England's only AFC kryptonite is games at Denver. Falcons offense should worry Patriots: The Atlanta Falcons have the best offense in the National Football League, averaging more than 30-plus points per game. Brady may have more rings than Liberace, but Ryan is hardly a newb, or a neophyte, or a wide-eyed rookie who's playing his first big game since senior night at Boston College. Read More

Tiger Woods lines up hectic early-season schedule

Woods revealed his latest collaboration on Twitter . I'm a massive fan of Tiger and I just thought we would have a bit of fun with it. The 79-time PGA Tour victor will use the full M family of metalwoods including the 2017 M2 3 wood, which he described as "unlike anything i've ever hit", saying it's the "farthest i've ever hit a fairway wood". Read More

Burnley, Middlesbrough and West Ham in contention for Robert Snodgrass

The former Leeds star hit four goals and seven assists last term, and has been vital for Hull this season, notching nine goals and three assists in all competitions - but his performances have triggered speculation over his future. Burnley, Middlesbrough and West Ham United are in contention to sign Robert Snodgrass after Hull named their price for the Scotland worldwide. Snodgrass has been linked with a number of Premier League sides this season, with West Ham and Middlesbrough having also ... Read More

76ers Are For Real, Win Without Embiid, Okafor

However, Embiid will not even travel with the team to Milwaukee for the 76ers' Wednesday matchup against the Bucks. The news of the Sixers deciding to cut back on their rookie center's floor minutes came on the heals of Embiid being named NBA Eastern Conference Players of the Week for games played Monday, Jan. Read More

Serena Williams, Mirjana Lucic-Baroni set for semifinal meeting

Serena Williams, Mirjana Lucic-Baroni set for semifinal meeting

The American second seed, 35, fell a break of serve down three times in the first set but came through 7-5 6-4. Since then, she has played 11 matches against top-10 opponents and beaten seven of them, including Radwanska, Madison Keys, Karolina Pliskova and Venus Williams again. Read More

Wizards take control early and send Celtics to third straight loss

Wizards take control early and send Celtics to third straight loss

Chase Hughes of CSN Mid-Atlantic has video of each player arriving at the facility. Several Wizards, including forward Otto Porter, Jr., accused the Celtics of playing dirty during that game. "It's not the playoffs", he said . "I think a lot of teams around this league know we don't play dirty, we just play very hard". "I always wear black", he said. Read More