• Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler to be named new Brisbane Roar boss
Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler to be named new Brisbane Roar boss

Fowler will also be the highest-profile coach the A-League has ever seen - at least since Pierre Littbarski guided Sydney FC to a grand final victory back in 2006. I'm going to do everything right. Fowler faces a big challenge to rebuild the once-mighty Roar, who have endured a miserable season and are ninth in the 10-team league with only four w...

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  • Bruins advance to second round behind depth, playoff experience
Bruins advance to second round behind depth, playoff experience

Of course, certain moments from the game appeared to be intense, and the pop star understandably didn't look too happy as Bruins fans cheered on their team around him. "You want me to talk about the curse or you guys good?" "It's win or go home". For the past two playoff series between the Bruins and the Maple Leafs, it always proved true that th...

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  • Fed Cup: Australia beat Belarus to reach first final since 1993
Fed Cup: Australia beat Belarus to reach first final since 1993

It left the tie finely poised at 2-2 with a doubles match to determine who meets France or Romania in the final. "Ash and Sam are superstars", said elated Australian captain Alicia Molik . Barty was ice cool all weekend, striding calmly onto court with three-year-old niece Lucy in her arms on Sunday before switching into game mode. Simona Halep'...

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  • Bucks sweep Pistons to snap long playoff win drought
Bucks sweep Pistons to snap long playoff win drought

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 41 points as the Bucks reached the second round of the postseason for the first time since 2000-01 season when they made it all the way to the National Basketball Association semi-finals. Antetokounmpo talked up the togetherness of Milwaukee, who finished top of the Eastern Conference during the regular season. T...

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  • Henderson matches Canadian record for wins on LPGA or PGA Tour
Henderson matches Canadian record for wins on LPGA or PGA Tour

We're all going to be fighting really hard for it", said Korda. "Really had to stay patient", said Henderson who started the day four shots behind the lead. I was not putting well at all. "Wasn't the happiest camper out there". It's going to be hard, so I am just going to take it shot by shot. Henderson bogeyed her first hole, but that was the on...

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  • Southampton’s Long scores fastest goal in Premier League history
Southampton’s Long scores fastest goal in Premier League history

Amazingly, the goal actually came from Watford's kick-off. The 32-year-old's effort surpassed the previous fastest Premier League goal, scored by Tottenham defender Ledley King in 9.9 seconds against Bradford in December 2000. Southampton are five points clear of the relegation zone, and with a game in hand over 18-placed Cardiff City and ...

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  • Parker urges relegated Fulham to take heart from back-to-back wins
Parker urges relegated Fulham to take heart from back-to-back wins

The opening goal prompted chants of "1-0 to the Championship" from a sold-out away end bathed in sunshine and they nearly had more to celebrate soon after as Ryan Sessegnon was twice denied by Boruc. The defender would never have been on the pitch had it not been for a freakish series of injuries as Adam Smith was hurt in the warm-up and his replac...

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  • Wilfried Zaha is settled at Crystal Palace, insists boss Roy Hodgson
Wilfried Zaha is settled at Crystal Palace, insists boss Roy Hodgson

Zaha put a host of top clubs on alert this week by revealing his ambition to play Champions League football. "But we've had plenty of big opportunities before today, plenty of key moments, that give us the opportunity to achieve our first target, to play in the Champions League next year".

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  • Unlucky No. 13 -- Judge latest Yankee to go on IL
Unlucky No. 13 -- Judge latest Yankee to go on IL

There was no immediate word Saturday on his condition. Judge made it to base on the 269-foot hit off Royals reliever Glenn Sparkman, but he was clearly in pain and left the game immediately after speaking to head trainer Steve Donohue. As far as position players go, no one is of greater importance to the Yankees than the hulking Judge, one of the...

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  • Burying Bruins could be toughest test yet for Leafs
Burying Bruins could be toughest test yet for Leafs

Each of the last two postseason meetings between the Bruins and Leafs (2018 and 2013) have gone the distance, with Boston winning each of them in Game 7 at home. "We know the atmosphere is going to be great in Game 6, physical and just getting over that, weathering the storm on the road has been really important.

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  • Fabulous Fabio Fognini stuns Rafa Nadal to reach Monte Carlo Masters final
Fabulous Fabio Fognini stuns Rafa Nadal to reach Monte Carlo Masters final

Those who watched parts of two of his matches here at least - his first round match against Andrey Rublev and quarter-final against Borna Coric - may still be rather concerned about his propensity to check out of matches mentally , at least for large parts of it, and I'm not at all convinced that this line on Fognini is correct.

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  • Michael Jordan declares Tiger Woods had 'the greatest comeback I've ever seen'
Michael Jordan declares Tiger Woods had 'the greatest comeback I've ever seen'

While it's admirable the way Woods came back from his back injury - I think everyone can take some enjoyment in seeing him revitalize his career - to see him win an award bestowed on the likes of civil rights leaders such as Asa Philip Randolph, various pioneering astronauts, and public servants like Mother Teresa, seems a bit of a stretch.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo is the future of Juventus, says coach Massimiliano Allegri
Cristiano Ronaldo is the future of Juventus, says coach Massimiliano Allegri

The Portuguese star left Real Madrid last season in search of a new challenge after a nine-year run with the Los Blancos where he won four Champions League trophies with them, three back to back under Zinedine Zidane who now returned to the club.

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  • National Football League schedule release day kicks off with announcement of worldwide games
National Football League schedule release day kicks off with announcement of worldwide games

The NFL will release the rest of its 2019 schedule on Wednesday night. They already have the NFL's No. 1 passer in Aaron Rodgers , an excellent running back in Aaron Jones , an elite wide receiver in Davante Adams and an All-Pro left tackle in David Bakhtiari .

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  • Attorneys accuse Florida police of leaking Robert Kraft spa video
Attorneys accuse Florida police of leaking Robert Kraft spa video

The Palm Beach State Attorney's office made an intent of notice motion that stated they "cannot delay the release" of the footage absent a court order under Florida open-records law. "If anyone had it, they would have released it by now", the spokesman told the Associated Press. He said his department has taken every precaution to secure the eviden...

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  • Wings tab Yzerman to replace Holland — Stevie GM
Wings tab Yzerman to replace Holland — Stevie GM

Red Wings great Darren McCarty joined FOX 2 Detroit on The Nine to talk more about Yzerman's return. Yzerman was the longest-serving captain in National Hockey League history, for 20 seasons from 1987 until his retirement in 2006. He had 1,755 points (692 goals, 1,063 assists) in 1,514 games through 22 National Hockey League seasons. Yzerman we...

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  • [Confirmed Lineups] Napoli v Arsenal - Ozil Dropped But Ramsey Starts
[Confirmed Lineups] Napoli v Arsenal - Ozil Dropped But Ramsey Starts

Substitute Ainsley Maitland-Niles also made a fine block and clearance to deny a certain goal from Andre Gray as Watford gamely sought a deserved equaliser. Napoli manager Ancelotti: To follow. "I continued speaking with him and he wants to do something important for the supporters, and I want to do something important with him in his last mat...

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  • Messi masterclass: Lionel Messi fires brace as Barcelona reach Champions League semis
Messi masterclass: Lionel Messi fires brace as Barcelona reach Champions League semis

It's a big week and we have to get ready for that week because (they are) three big games. The report says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is very much keen to land the England youth worldwide, who has made 31 Premier League appearances for the Eagles this season.

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  • Jordan Hasay finishes third in Boston Marathon - after a year of injuries
Jordan Hasay finishes third in Boston Marathon - after a year of injuries

There was disappointment for defending Boston champion Yuki Kawauchi of Japan, who never challenged the leading pack before crossing the finish line in 17th place. Desisa, who won the Boston Marathon in 2013 and 2015, simply ran out of gas. "It was not easy". Linden finished in 2 hours, 27 minutes, almost 13 minutes faster than when she battled...

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  • Luke Walton Hired As Next Sacramento Kings Head Coach
Luke Walton Hired As Next Sacramento Kings Head Coach

While Walton's replacement hasn't been named, multiple reports - including Sports Illustrated and Cleveland's NEWS 5 - have surfaced that Ty Lue is the frontrunner to become the next Lakers coach. Ball then reportedly returned to Los Angeles via arrangements made by the team without having surgery. Well, I think it's safe to say I called th...

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  • Champions League: Why Coutinho changed his mind about Manchester United move
Champions League: Why Coutinho changed his mind about Manchester United move

The former Liverpool midfielder has been linked with a departure from the Camp Nou this summer, just 18 months after becoming the Catalan club's most expensive signing following a £142 million move. Ousmane Dembele started, while the likes of Gerard Pique, Lionel Messi , Luis Suarez and Philippe Coutinho were all given breathers with this game ...

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  • Kings officially hire Luke Walton as coach
Kings officially hire Luke Walton as coach

Per Wojnarowski's report , Howard has developed a good reputation throughout the league, with the former player even interviewing for the Detroit Pistons' coaching job last season. "We have to play that way". With the inclusion of Howard, it is interesting to note that the two coaches that the Lakers reportedly have expressed interest in inclu...

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  • Leafs' Kadri could face suspension for high hit
Leafs' Kadri could face suspension for high hit

Kadri is a repeat offender and obviously hasn't learned his lesson. The Department of Player Safety factors a player's history into its discipline. Kadri needs to have the book thrown at him. I just got a little too comfortable, made a pass to the middle and just didn't expect Muzzin to step up and hit me. "Their intensity was at a different le...

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  • President Trump says Tiger Woods to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom
President Trump says Tiger Woods to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Trump has promised a lot on Twitter, so it remains to be seen if Tiger will actually receive the Medal, but as of now it's been a pretty great week for the golf icon. "Well, he's the President of the United States", Woods said. And Trump tweeted about the Masters several times over the weekend, writing on Sunday afternoon that Woods was "a tr...

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  • Warriors vs. Clippers: Kevin Durant Warns Against Complacency, Identifies Key Players
Warriors vs. Clippers: Kevin Durant Warns Against Complacency, Identifies Key Players

If the Rockets can get past the Jazz in the first round, it's a near lock that the Warriors will be waiting for them in the second round, for a rematch of last season's epic series. The Golden State Warriors are seeking their fifth consecutive Western Conference title this postseason. This matchup is a certified snoozer.

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  • Red Sox fans had cruel chant for Chris Davis
Red Sox fans had cruel chant for Chris Davis

The hitless streak is finally over! He's now gone 54 straight at-bats without a hit if you date back to last season. After grounding out in his second at-bat, Davis lined the first pitch of his third into the right-center gap for a double, driving in a run to push Baltimore in front 3-2.

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  • Tiger Woods wins Masters to end decade in the wilderness
Tiger Woods wins Masters to end decade in the wilderness

Woods came alive on the second nine with birdies at 13, 15 and 16, while his main rivals found trouble, leaving the 43-year-old to claim a fifth Masters title, and 15th major victory that seemed so improbable for so long. Open. All those moments built to Sunday, when Woods was once again his old familiar dominating self. All eyes were on over...

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  • Embiid in starting lineup for 76ers in Game 1 against Nets
Embiid in starting lineup for 76ers in Game 1 against Nets

The NBA Playoffs begin on Saturday afternoon for the Sixers in a Round 1 matchup with the Nets , but they're not exactly off to a great start. He's only appeared in 10 of 23 games since then, and the 7-footer told reporters on Friday that he'd been experiencing increasing pain in his knee recently and he was not sure if he'd be able to go agai...

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  • Tiger Woods makes a Masters logjam look even larger
Tiger Woods makes a Masters logjam look even larger

Woods entered the round four shots off the pace and took some time before building any momentum. Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith (both even par) rounded out the Australian contingent at the April major. It worked wonders as he appeared to be in considerably less pain while putting together a round that was almost flawless, although Day said his w...

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  • Tottenham Hotspur confirm Harry Winks has a new thigh injury
Tottenham Hotspur confirm Harry Winks has a new thigh injury

Pochettino admitted after the City victory that Kane , who is Tottenham's top goal scorer this campaign with 24 goals, is likely to be out for the rest of the season. Heung-min Son, the hero of the first leg, will start on Wednesday after being rested against Huddersfield, and Lucas could well start too after this magnificent performance, with D...

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