Friday April 20-th, 2018

Khabib to fight Pettis for lightweight belt after Holloway pulled

Al Iaquinta's issues with the UFC over the years have been well-documented and he recently spent two years away from fighting to focus on his real estate business. The UFC were unwilling to match Pettis' pay demands however, while Felder was report...

NDA MPs to give up 23 days' salary for first time NDA MPs to give up 23 days' salary for first time

Ironically, the move comes just months after the government made sure that lawmakers do not miss out their share of the pay hike by making this provision part of the Finance Bill presented as part of the Union Budget . The second part of the sessi...

Conor McGregor involved in backstage melee at Barclays Center

Nurmagomedov had been scheduled and the fourth time it had been canceled due to injury. The UFC quickly confirmed that this was not an April Fool's prank and the injury to Ferguson was real. Lesnar has not fought for White's company since the inf...

David Warner accepts 12-month ban for ball-tampering David Warner accepts 12-month ban for ball-tampering

The former vice-captain was banned from all global cricket and Australia domestic matches, for 12 months. At the end of the day, as a former player and former captain, I must say I was quite shocked to see what actually took place on the field.

UEFA charge Liverpool after objects thrown at Man City bus UEFA charge Liverpool after objects thrown at Man City bus

Pep Guardiola's side will do battle with city rivals Manchester United on Saturday and will have a chance to wrap up the league title. Let us know in the comments. "We worked very closely with both clubs to ensure the safety of the public and the...

Early Forecast Predicts Above-Average 2018 Hurricane Season Early Forecast Predicts Above-Average 2018 Hurricane Season

The early-April forecast is the earliest seasonal forecast issued and is said to historically "have only a modest long-term skill when evaluated in hindcast mode". An asterisk here: ENSO forecasts during the spring are notoriously low-confidence. I...

Woods compares Masters atmosphere to year of 'Tiger Slam' Woods compares Masters atmosphere to year of 'Tiger Slam'

Consider what that means. Tiger-mania swept over the U.S. Masters on Thursday as the year's first major took on a rock concert vibe with Tiger Woods once again the headline act at Augusta National as first round play got underway. Leading wir...

Arsenal vs CSKA Moscow Arsenal vs CSKA Moscow

Arsenal sit 13 points adrift of a top-four spot, and their only hopes of playing in the Champions League next season would be to win the Europa League . Moscow equalised just six minutes later, Golovin curling home a ideal free-kick after he was ...

Arsene Wenger pleased with Arsenal display in win over CSKA Moscow Arsene Wenger pleased with Arsenal display in win over CSKA Moscow

Aubameyang converted his spot-kick in the 75th minute and the north London giants were awarded another penalty. Wenger said Lacazette was troubled for weeks by the injury before he was sidelined. "No [I wasn't surprised], because I know they have...

Watson wins Par-3, Nicklaus' grandson has ace Watson wins Par-3, Nicklaus' grandson has ace

Jack Nicklaus' grandson Gary hit a hole-in-one at the Masters on Wednesday and needless to say, grandpa was very, very proud. And boy, did he deliver. What a day. I'm sure his father is up there in the trees and hasn't come down. Perhaps Gary, who...

Champions League: Luis Suarez scores as Barcelona thrash Roma Champions League: Luis Suarez scores as Barcelona thrash Roma

The victory extended Barcelona's unbeaten run in the Champions League to 26 straight home matches, a streak that dates back to September 2013. "During the season there are all types of games - ones where you deserve more than you get and ones...

The reason Eden Hazard may stay at Chelsea this summer after all The reason Eden Hazard may stay at Chelsea this summer after all

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli marked his 100th Premier League game on Sunday, and he did it in style, as he bagged himself a brace against Chelsea in the London Derby to guide Spurs to an historic victory at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea supremo, ...

Prince Charles kicks off Commonwealth Games trip Prince Charles kicks off Commonwealth Games trip

The tour is the 16 trip to Australia and the seventh to Queensland for Prince Charles, while it is Camilla's third visit. In comments republished in The Australian , Mr Keating said the Prince of Wales was an enlightened, conviction-driven person ...

Manchester United's Paul Pogba speaks about move amid Jose Mourinho feud Manchester United's Paul Pogba speaks about move amid Jose Mourinho feud

However, Pogba told French TV show Telefoot that he had no issues with Mourinho and his spell on the bench could make him a better player. And he really, really wants you to know they deserve to finish the best of the rest after Manchester City ...

Anthony Joshua Secures New Heavyweight Title After Unanimous Victory Against Joseph Parker Anthony Joshua Secures New Heavyweight Title After Unanimous Victory Against Joseph Parker

Wilder issued his statement on Tuesday after postponing a scheduled teleconference with boxing reporters because it conflicted with a Canelo Alvarez media briefing, at which Alvarez is expected to speak publicly about his two failed rug tests that ar...

South Africa got a big victory at Cape Town South Africa got a big victory at Cape Town

That hasn't happened in a four-Test series since Bill Lawry's team lost 4-0 in 1970 in South Africa . "I would just like to say thank you so much". We were very motivated-slash-angry after Durban, but it's very important that we dealt with our e...

Man Utd star to sign huge five year contract Man Utd star to sign huge five year contract

Manchester United star David De Gea is reportedly set to sign a new long-term contract at Old Trafford. The Spain number one has again been linked with a move to Real Madrid in the upcoming summer window. "They had a lot of freedom and I think...

Blue Jays honour Halladay with poignant ceremony Blue Jays honour Halladay with poignant ceremony

Their problem will be manufacturing offense. Hopefully, for Canadian baseball fans, the highlight of the 2018 Toronto Blue Jays season didn't occur Tuesday night in Montreal when Vladimir Guerrero Jr., son of long-time Expos superstar and freshly...

Lionel Messi returns: Barcelona star back to training ahead of Sevilla encounter Lionel Messi returns: Barcelona star back to training ahead of Sevilla encounter

This would've made the decision harder for the Barca management considering the flack Messi continually receives for favouring Barcelona over his native Argentina. Goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen, meanwhile, is nursing a knee problem picked up on ...

Cleaner find needles in Commonwealth Games village Cleaner find needles in Commonwealth Games village

The team is mainly composed of newcomers, especially athletics , and that presents a good opportunity for the coaches to gauge our sportsmen and women whom they are grooming for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. The syringes were found near accommodat...

Ommomwealth Games: Fractured skull after attack forces rugby sevens skipper out Ommomwealth Games: Fractured skull after attack forces rugby sevens skipper out

They played two trial matches against New Zealand at Newington College on Thursday and were due to play a third on Friday, before the New Zealand squad called off the match due to a number of injuries to players. Australia's women's Olympic gold-meda...

Happ, Rizzo, Schwarber go deep as Cubs defeat Marlins Happ, Rizzo, Schwarber go deep as Cubs defeat Marlins

Their first game of the season against the Marlins is not far from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School - Rizzo's old school where 17 people were shot and killed on February 14. "He got me a couple times after that, but I saw that one well". Newcom...

Tiger Shroff is Our Own Tony Jaa - Akshay Kumar Tiger Shroff is Our Own Tony Jaa - Akshay Kumar

According to film trade analyst Taran Adarsh , Baaghi 2 made a total collection of Rs 25.10 crore on Friday (30 March). This Ahmed Khan directorial became the highest opener of 2018. Catch up on all the latest entertainment news and gossip here ...

Jose Mourinho full of the joys of spring after United win Jose Mourinho full of the joys of spring after United win

Alexis Sanchez added the second goal before the interval and United comfortably saw out the victory. Lingard nearly bagged a third for the hosts in the 34th minute after being gifted space on the edge of the box but his shot sailed wide.

Loyola-Chicago vs. Michigan: Keys to the Final Four matchup Loyola-Chicago vs. Michigan: Keys to the Final Four matchup

After winning their first two NCAA Tournament games by more than 20 points each, their Sweet 16 and Elite Eight victories over West Virginia and Texas Tech were a bit closer with 12-point margins. In fact, according to Nuncio, Sister Jean's involve...

Liverpool's Sadio Mane Extremely Lucky To Escape Red Card For Deliberate Handball Liverpool's Sadio Mane Extremely Lucky To Escape Red Card For Deliberate Handball

Roy Hodgson's side squeezed the space expertly, were happy to cede possession for long periods and knew that when the ball was won, they had a weapon capable of making a difference at the other end. The win was deserved. "In the moment, nobody sho...

Players, fans excited about Rangers opening day Players, fans excited about Rangers opening day

Remember, Astros fans. The regular season is a marathon, not a sprint. Fister tossed five effective innings in his Texas debut, Nomar Mazara homered for an early lead and the Rangers beat the Astros 5-1 on Friday night. "I'm super excited to go...

LeBron James on cusp of passing Michael Jordan's scoring mark LeBron James on cusp of passing Michael Jordan's scoring mark

During a stoppage in play, James was handed the ball and he received a standing ovation from the sellout Quicken Loans Arena crowd, which included pop superstar Justin Timberlake. "Any time I'm in the same group as the greats of this game, that's ver...

Ibrahimović returns to Man United, demands Ibrahimović returns to Man United, demands "explanation" from Eric Bailly

If there's no guarantee this move will work out as he and the Galaxy hope, don't mention it. Ibrahimovic was said to be earning £19 million (R315 million) a year in England, compared to the £850 000 (R14 million) per annum it has been claimed he wi...

Cardinals Nearing 1-Year, $14 Million Deal With Greg Holland Cardinals Nearing 1-Year, $14 Million Deal With Greg Holland

The 32-year-old Holland, ranked 19th in Yahoo Sports' Ultimate Free Agent Tracker , led the National League with 41 saves for the Colorado Rockies and put together one of the best first halves in baseball before a awful second-half stretch tanked ...

Bairstow, Wood lead England fightback Bairstow, Wood lead England fightback

Broad removed Tom Latham (0) before New Zealand had a run on the board and Anderson left the hosts reeling when he got Jeet Raval (5) in the fifth over to leave the Black Caps 14 for 2. Stuart Broad admits he bowled "rubbish" in this winter's Ash...

Less chat on the field in this test‚ says Aiden Markram Less chat on the field in this test‚ says Aiden Markram

Australia , with its morale in pieces following the cheating saga of the last week, was 110-6 and 378 runs behind at stumps on the second day of the series decider at the Wanderers. With South Africa 247-2, Australia were in danger of further h...

Cleveland Cavaliers' Tyronn Lue will ease his way back to coaching Cleveland Cavaliers' Tyronn Lue will ease his way back to coaching

The fourth quarter was a back and forth affair until LeBron James woke up and took over. Lue left the Cavaliers on March 19 because of medical and rest issues . "I walk in the room and there J.R.is sitting on the floor. he's sitting on the flo...

Five Red Sox takes: Chris Sale shines in Opening Day defeat Five Red Sox takes: Chris Sale shines in Opening Day defeat

An Adeiny Hechavarria infield single added another run, and that's how it ended, 6-4. The Red Sox closer did not allow a hit or a run in nine games against Tampa Bay last season, striking out 23 and walking one over nine innings. Rays fans, just ...

ANECA to host Easter EGGSTRAVAGANZA Saturday ANECA to host Easter EGGSTRAVAGANZA Saturday

Children up to age 12 are encouraged to find one of the more than 1,000 hidden eggs - a victor in each, 10 a.m. -2 p.m. Saturday, March 24 , at The Flea Market at the East Aurora Auction & Expo Center, 11167 Big Tree Road (Route 20A), East Aurora; F...

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