Chester born goalkeeper Tom Heaton named in England squad for Euro 2016

31 May, 2016

Harry Kane is expected to be the first choice striker but he also has to starve off competition from skipper Wayne Rooney, Premier League top scorer Jamie Vardy , Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge, who has been in a good run of form off late, and the fledgling Rashford.

Stephen Curry inspires Warriors' win

31 May, 2016

And in the NBA Finals against Seattle, they went up a comfy 3-0 before dropping back-to-back games. We're in this position because we struggled in Game 1 closing that game, but we got it back tonight, and now we've got our home crowd [behind us].

Fiji retain World Sevens Series at Twickenham

24 May, 2016

Although England are having a somewhat mixed season - now all the way down in 9th in the world rankings - this victory and a narrow 10 - 7 win over Australia will give them hope that they can put in a real claim for a podium position in this summer's Olympics.

Apple tells suppliers to prepare for high iPhone 7 demand

24 May, 2016

According to a report from Taiwan, Apple has ordered between 72 and 78 million iPhones to be produced by the end of the year. Apple , like every year, is expected to unveil its latest flagship smartphone, iPhone 7 alongside its bigger variant, iPhone 7 Plus, in the coming months.

Rummenigge: Pep's last game should have been Champions League final

23 May, 2016

Muller scored one of the penalties as Bayern triumphed in the shoot-out after the sides had remained locked at 0-0 after 120 minutes. "I'm sure that Bayern are going to bring the Champions League back to Munich again in the next few years", said the Catalan, who won the Bundesliga in each of his three seasons and the DFB-Pokal in two out of those three years.

Rougned Odor Harbors No Regrets for Slugging Jose Bautista

22 May, 2016

Rangers coach Steve Buechele, Blue Jays coach DeMarlo Hale and Jays pitcher Jesse Chavez were later ejected in the bottom of the eighth after Chavez the Rangers' Prince Fielder with a pitch. "I saw him standing there after the slide", Odor said "He was looking at me". Banister refused to criticize Odor or Bautista. "The way he plays is well received in this clubhouse, " Beltre said.

Magic hire Frank Vogel as head coach

21 May, 2016

The Orlando Magic are optimistic they will be able to hire Frank Vogel as head coach despite competition from the Memphis Grizzlies. Vogel takes over a losing team (35-47) that isn't far away from contending for a playoff spot. Towns was the Rookie of the Year and led all rookies in scoring (18.3 points per game) and rebounding (10.5 per game). "I think smaller lineups are definitely valuable and needed in today's NBA ", Vogel said.

Motivated Spieth back home at Nelson, his 1st PGA Tour event

19 May, 2016

Spieth's former roommate at Texas, Alex Moon, who is playing on a sponsor's exemption, was supposed to stay with Spieth, but more than likely will stay at the Four Seasons. "If you don't execute a shot that you feel wasn't that hard to execute there should be some frustration, but no lingering or negative talk is really what I'm talking about".

Madrid Open: Andy Murray suffers final defeat to Novak Djokovic

16 May, 2016

However, Nadal battled back from match point down as Murray fired a forehand long to finally break serve on his ninth break point of the set. But despite a courageous fightback in the second set, the world No. Djokovic has defeated the world number two Scot in all four of their clay-court meetings as he added the 2016 Madrid trophy to the title he earned five years ago in the Spanish capital.

DeRozan, Lowry rise to clinch vital win

14 May, 2016

DeMar DeRozan scored 34 points and the Toronto Raptors defeated the Miami Heat 99-91 on Wednesday to take a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series . Lowry's reverse layup put Toronto up by 20 points just three-and-a-half minutes before halftime, but with Lowry on the bench for a breather, the Heat ended the quarter on a 10-0 run, cutting the Raptors' lead to 55-45 at halftime.

MVP Curry and his Warriors teammates move closer to goal

14 May, 2016

The Thunder lead 3-2 and can knock out the Spurs on Thursday with a win in Oklahoma City although, if San Antonio are victorious, it will be decided with a game seven on Sunday on their home court. I trust our team to come out ready to go and close this series out. The argument from Van Gundy was not how good Lillard was in comparison to Curry, although we will get on to that later.

Missing Tennessee girl Carlie Trent found safe

13 May, 2016

The TBI said Simpson is not an experienced criminal and could be low on money. Simpson has no custodial rights to Carlie. Simpson is accused of taking Carlie from her school in Rogersville, and was wanted on an especially aggravated kidnapping charge.

Detroit girl, 5, shoots herself with gun found under pillow

12 May, 2016

The grandparents were babysitting the girl and her siblings, and were not in the room when the accident happened, Shawnte McMichael told WDIV-TV the victim is her niece, Mariah Davis. Last Sunday, a 9-year-old boy found a handgun in a neighbor's yard and accidentally shot himself while showing the gun to his mother. "She fired a shot, striking herself in the body".

Zinedine Zidane predicts "perfectly even" Champions League final

10 May, 2016

And Pepe hopes Zidane is allowed to continue as head coach next season. "It's not the best thing to make a change with a defender early on but I don't think we had a problem in defence. Manchester City however failed to enough to give Madrid any serious trouble. "There are no regrets, we worked very well for 90 minutes". He said: "People had doubts about me, I don't know why - people forget that sometimes I recover fast".

Knicks' Steve Mills has reached out to Frank Vogel

09 May, 2016

I think Wittman is at least as good of a name (if not better) than Brian Shaw or Mike Woodson . Whichever route is chosen, landing Vogel - to whichever role - could be a big boost for NY. He said there is no timetable for a decision but said it just depends on if he is sold on someone. During this six-season stretch, Vogel has earned a record of 250-181 while earning 5 postseason berths along the way.

Manchester City v Arsenal: Wenger eyes vital win at Eastlands

07 May, 2016

Instead, they adopted safety-first tactics. The Blues' hopes of European glory were ended by Real Madrid, who triumphed in a tepid match at the Bernabeu thanks to Gareth Bale's deflected strike. And while I've joked plenty about how Pellegrini's side have responded in the wake of the Pep announcement, it's not every year you find yourselves on the doorstep of the Champions League final.

Madrid rivals return to Champions League final

07 May, 2016

Former Tottenham star Bale, whose strike against City was officially recorded as a Fernando own goal, told BT Sport Europe: "The reason I came here was to win Champions Leagues". Real Madrid must now turn their attention to La Liga, where they are one point behind Atletico and Barcelona with two games to play. The coach continued: "We tried to create but we couldn't.

Blazers advance 4-2 with 106-103 victory over Clippers

01 May, 2016

When a potentially treacherous Game 7 got closer and closer and the anxiety heightened, Portland escaped together, making significant play after significant play to keep a determined opponent at bay. But just when it looked like the Blazers were poised to pull away, Rivers started to heat up and closed the gap despite playing with just one good eye.

Barcelona 1-2 Valencia

23 Apr, 2016

It was only the team's third game under new coach Pako Ayestaran , who replaced the fired Gary Neville."I cannot remember another team that lost so unfairly like Barcelona have done in recent games".Barca resume La Liga action away to Deportivo La Coruna on Wednesday.

Barca massacres Deportivo La Coruna

21 Apr, 2016

Prior to the Villareal game, Barcelona were 9 points clear of Atletico and 10 ahead of Madrid, but the Madrid sides clawed their lead, and could overtake Barcelona if they both win tonight. "I take comfort from my players". Suarez put them on their way by volleying home Rakitic's corner from inside the six yard box, then added the second with a first time finish with the help of a stylish tee up from Messi.

Benitez hopes distracted Man City will help Magpies survive

20 Apr, 2016

Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini remains sidelined by a calf injury for Tuesday's visit of Manchester City. Newcastles United's Jack Colback, background, and Manchester City's Raheem Sterling battle for the ball during their English Premier League soccer match at St James' Park, Newcastle , England, Tuesday April 19, 2016.

Joshua in a hurry to heavyweight title

13 Apr, 2016

Martin captured the vacant IBF title in January with a third round TKO of Czar Glazkov due to injury. The 29-year-old was on a run of 24 fights unbeaten, and entered the ring in extravagant style, bedecked in a crown and flowing regal robe.

Senators fire Dave Cameron, pave way for Claude Julien?

13 Apr, 2016

The Senators fired head coach, Dave Cameron and three assistant coaches today. The decision to fire Cameron was handed down by new general manager Pierre Dorion, who was promoted from his role as assistant GM on Sunday after Bryan Murray moved into a senior advisory role, per the Associated Press (h/t ).

Spurs don't plan to rest stars for 2 games vs Warriors

09 Apr, 2016

It's not so much that I want to rest guys to avoid injury, but we do have a back-to-back here. We put ourselves in position all year... when you think about it, we're sitting here with three games left, needing all three to tie a record-(break the record).

76ers move ahead in the rebuilding process without Hinkie

08 Apr, 2016

This shocking development comes approximately four months after Philly hired long-time league decision maker Jerry Colangelo as its chairman of basketball operations. Stateside, though, the 76ers were terrible in terms of their on-court results. The 6ers have just 10 wins this season. The Colangelo's could potentially make Philadelphia basketball great again, or they could make it even more of the NBA's comic relief.

Rory McIlroy hopes 'relaxed' approach leads to Augusta glory

08 Apr, 2016

The 80th Masters begins on Thursday. Notes: Spieth will try to join Tiger Woods, Nick Faldo and Jack Nicklaus as the only back-to-back winners. It is quite astonishing that in the last 20 years of the last century that no fewer than six different European players won the Masters a total of 11 times compared with the first decade and a half of the 21st century during which there hasn't been a single European victor.

David Haye: This is why I'm a better fighter than Anthony Joshua

08 Apr, 2016

It has been the fastest-selling event in the O2's lifespan and 26-year-old Joshua is hoping to capitalise on the fervent home support he will receive as he looks to extend his unblemished professional record of 15 fights and 15 knockouts on the biggest stage of them all.

Martin vs Joshua Boxing Odds For Saturday

06 Apr, 2016

I've got a lot of pent up anger inside of me, it's just life. This is just how I am. The two heavyweight boxers have been trading blows in recent interviews, which left Joshua claiming that Fury was jealous of him. "There's only one God and there's no one similar to him so I definitely have to prove he's a mere mortal", said Joshua. The boxing scene here is booming and I want to be a part of it.

Red Sox-Indians opener postponed because of cold weather

06 Apr, 2016

The game is in the top of the fourth with Boston still leading 2-0. "We'll do everything we can to make our fans as whole as possible, knowing that we still can't replace opening day". "I think it's the cold and the wind and just that wind chill", Price said. I’ll be ready tomorrow.”. Earlier, Francona was positive the teams would bundle up and play.

Rockies Opening Night: Five Things We Learned

06 Apr, 2016

Greinke actually drove in the D-backs' first run of the season with an infield single in the second inning, but the tides turned a half inning later with the Rockies putting up six runs highlighted by Story's three-run homer. RHP Justin Miller pitched 1 1/3 scoreless innings and pitched out of a bases-loaded situation in the fifth inning to earn the victory Monday in the season opener.

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