• NASCAR moves Homestead race to March beginning in 2020
NASCAR moves Homestead race to March beginning in 2020

ISM Raceway was quick to express its enthusiasm at being designate the host of next year's NASCAR season finale, a change that spearheads the significantly revised schedule unveiled on Tuesday. For now, Texas is pleased with the 2020 shuffle and focused on its opening race weekend. Martinsville is perhaps the big victor with not only a race under...

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  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer named permanent Manchester United manager on 3-year deal
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer named permanent Manchester United manager on 3-year deal

With a three-year contract worth around £21m behind him, Solskjaer will be under pressure to turn United into Premier League title contenders. The highlight of his reign so far was the comeback win against PSG in Paris. Paper Round's view: Manchester United would benefit from having him in their squad, as would nearly any club in the world...

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  • SWEET REVENGE: Duke men's basketball escapes Virginia Tech in final seconds
SWEET REVENGE: Duke men's basketball escapes Virginia Tech in final seconds

Barrett shook off an abysmal 1-for-6 opening period with a quick lay-in. A massive Zion Williamson slam immediately after gave Duke the seven point advantage, and the Blue Devils refused to let their foot off the gas. After Tre Jones missed the front end of a one-and-one with 29 seconds remaining, Virginia Tech had the ball down just two points...

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  • Trick shot can't save Woods in loss at Match Play
Trick shot can't save Woods in loss at Match Play

Woods build a 2-up lead after two holes, but was unable to keep his foot on the gas and found himself trailing by a hole after the 10th. That keeps him in control of his own destiny in the round-robin format, but Woods knows he'll have to play better over the next two days to advance out of Group 13 .

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  • Manchester United boss Solskjaer 'parks the bus' like Mourinho - Van Gaal
Manchester United boss Solskjaer 'parks the bus' like Mourinho - Van Gaal

I don't know Ole that well but I couldn't see him and his group being as good as Mourinho tactically. "I have been very impressed". He added: "I'm not saying under Jose it was that bad but I just think it got to the point in the last six months where the players didn't like what was happening".

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  • March Madness: UC Irvine coach heckles OR player with 'queen' nickname
March Madness: UC Irvine coach heckles OR player with 'queen' nickname

Turner's efforts were ultimately in vain: King scored 13 of his 16 points in the second half, when his Ducks pulled away. The women of OR are coming to Portland for the Sweet 16. Stokes then drew another in the second half against Robert Cartwright that had Turner complaining to the official instead. Ehab Amin started the second half by cheer...

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  • Hsieh stuns Osaka as Serena withdraws
Hsieh stuns Osaka as Serena withdraws

In was the second win over Kerber in less than a week for the 18-year-old Andreescu, who also beat the German in the final of the BNP Paribas Open. "It was an fantastic experience to play at the Hard Rock Stadium this year and would like to thank the Miami Open for putting on an unbelievable event".

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  • LeBron Has Brutally Honest Quote About Lakers Missing The Playoffs
LeBron Has Brutally Honest Quote About Lakers Missing The Playoffs

James has played in the last eight consecutive NBA Finals, but he will miss the postseason for the first time since 2005, his second pro season with the Cleveland Cavaliers . The Nets' win was the final nail in the coffin. Former Lakers lottery pick D'Angelo Russell helped seal his old team's fate with 21 points and 13 assists, but he said he di...

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  • Juventus reportedly keen on Raphael Varane signing — Real Madrid
Juventus reportedly keen on Raphael Varane signing — Real Madrid

However, Zinedine Zidane's re-appointment as Bernabéu boss is thought to have changed the player's plans, and persuaded the Bianconeri against a swoop that they now feel would be more hard to get over the line. "Paul will be a United player for a long time, as long as he and the club want to be together". "I think sometimes when players do say ...

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  • Patriots will open 2019 season on Sept
Patriots will open 2019 season on Sept

New England instead will have their home opener in the prime-time game on Sunday night on September 8 with their opponent yet to be named. "As a charter franchise, we can not think of a better way to begin our centennial season by hosting our longtime rival in prime time at Soldier Field".

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  • Duke Survives in 77-76 Win Over UCF, Advances to Sweet 16
Duke Survives in 77-76 Win Over UCF, Advances to Sweet 16

Zion Williamson led the Blue Devils with 32 points, and Aubrey Dawkins led the Knights with 32 points. Down eight at the break, the Knights scored the first seven points of the second half, resulting in a Duke timeout. The amusement began with Williamson going toward Fall for tip-off, with Fall effectively winning the matchup. Williams caught...

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  • Mueller report beef delivered to Barr: Darcy cartoon
Mueller report beef delivered to Barr: Darcy cartoon

In his investigation of whether Trump's campaign coordinated with Russian Federation to sway the 2016 election, Mueller has brought charges against 34 people, including six aides and advisers to the president, and three companies. The big question is whether the report contains allegations against Trump or exonerates him. Barr, the top US law enf...

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  • Manchester United join race to sign Hudson-Odoi
Manchester United join race to sign Hudson-Odoi

Gareth Southgate has always known he had a world-class player on his hands in the form of Sterling and the rest of Europe will be anxious to see that he is now bringing out the best of him on the global scene at the start of Euro 2020 qualifying.

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  • Venezuela beats Argentina 3-1 to spoil Messi’s return
Venezuela beats Argentina 3-1 to spoil Messi’s return

Messi missed six matches during a self-imposed post-World Cup exile from the national team before making his comeback at the Wanda Metropolitano, but goals from Salomon Rondon and Jhon Murillo saw Argentina trailing 2-0 at half-time.

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  • Gautam Gambhir joins BJP, says PM Modi’s vision inspired him
Gautam Gambhir joins BJP, says PM Modi’s vision inspired him

While addressing a press conference he said he was "impressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision". "I've done whatever I could in cricket , and this is a fabulous platform for me to do something really good for this country and take this party forward and make this country a better place to live".

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  • England footballer Declan Rice apologises for pro-IRA Instagram post
England footballer Declan Rice apologises for pro-IRA Instagram post

There is no point in being uptight about these situations. While the FA will remind Rice of his responsibilities, Southgate will perform the role of the responsible adult. Jordan Henderson is enjoying being with his national team mate. 'Although remember that's Pickers you were talking to, ' joked Southgate afterwards.

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  • Morant first with tourney triple-double since '12
Morant first with tourney triple-double since '12

NDSU athletes will have the opportunity to meet Donald Trump, Zion Williamson and Mike Krzyzewski all in the same month. There are bound to be insane upsets and there is likely a Cinderella out there that's going to prove me wrong and make a run to the Sweet 16 or even further.

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  • Chelsea star Hazard 'not working' on Real Madrid move
Chelsea star Hazard 'not working' on Real Madrid move

Mourinho said the pressure on coaches is much greater now than the past and claimed that clubs now easily forget past successes in light of poor recent form. when we talk about the future, we don't need to say what he is going to be like in five or 10 years' time", he said. United have also progressed into the quarter-finals of the Champion...

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  • Aussie players lift the lid on meeting with Smith and Warner
Aussie players lift the lid on meeting with Smith and Warner

The Australian run-machine will be making a return to top-flight after serving a one-year worldwide ban for his involvement in massive ball-tampering scanadal that took place during the four-match Test series against South Africa in March last year.

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  • Bianca Andreescu has biggest tournament win in Canadian tennis history
Bianca Andreescu has biggest tournament win in Canadian tennis history

One year after Naomi Osaka was "California Dreamin" at the BNP Paribas Open , the Canadian was hoping to write some history to become the first wildcard to win the title. At the break, Andreescu told her coach, Sylvain Bruneau, "My feet were burning" and that she was having trouble moving. It is the first time ever that a player who received a...

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  • Liverpool's Klopp: No concern over players' nerves after Fulham win
Liverpool's Klopp: No concern over players' nerves after Fulham win

Jurgen Klopp said he is not concerned about his players' nerves after Liverpool earned a narrow 2-1 victory over Fulham at Craven Cottage. Considering his importance to the Reds, it's nearly inconceivable that Liverpool would ever sell Mohamed Salah in the summer, especially with qualification to the Champions League next season already a ...

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  • McIlroy wins The Players Championship
McIlroy wins The Players Championship

I have a lot of respect for him as a person. Some fans wore outfits and hats covered in four-leaf clover patterns. Rory McIlroy and Tommy Fleetwood were tied for second. In five events leading into this week, McIlroy had not been outside the top six in any but despite his tremendous start to the season he was under scrutiny by many who saw the ...

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  • Mike Trout, Angels reportedly finalizing largest deal in sports history
Mike Trout, Angels reportedly finalizing largest deal in sports history

Trout, who has won two American League MVP awards and finished second four times , will receive an average of almost $36 million a year , topping Zack Greinke's previous record average of $34.4 million with the Arizona Diamondbacks .

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  • Thiem tops Federer to win Indian Wells title
Thiem tops Federer to win Indian Wells title

Federer advanced to the final after rival Rafael Nadal withdrew before their semifinal match because of knee pain. "It has been a great week for me even though it didn't work out today", he said. "I feel fortunate for all the things I've done in my life and the world of tennis". However, Nadal soon texted him it wasn't going to happen. Thiem ...

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  • Luke Walton Defends LeBron James Over Bad Performance Against Knicks
Luke Walton Defends LeBron James Over Bad Performance Against Knicks

Meanwhile, the New York Knicks have been in a slump of their own as they will be hoping to put a halt to an ugly eight-game skid after getting blown out by the Spurs in a 109-83 road loss on Saturday. But reality is quite often different to expectations and as it stands the purple and gold have the same amount of wins today, 31, as they did at th...

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