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by | April 20, 2017 | 15:28

Alonso will race a McLaren-entered vehicle powered by the team's Formula One engine supplier Honda and run by the team's former driver and IndyCar champion Michael Andretti in the race in May. Alonso, who has 32 grand prix victories, didn't earn a point in the first two races of the 2017 season - in Australia and China - and McLaren is struggling to be competitive, just like last season.

by | April 20, 2017 | 15:22

Hearn has now had his chance to respond to O'Sullivan's comments and denies having any involvement in the letter O'Sullivan received. Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan hits out at World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn, accusing the governing body of bullying tactics.

by | April 20, 2017 | 15:22

They also become just the second No. 8 seed all-time to go up 2-0 on a No. 1 seed. For the second straight year the Celtics were embarrassed in a Game 2 of the first round of the National Basketball Association playoffs as they fell to Chicago 111-97.

by | April 20, 2017 | 15:19

Sky Sports reported yesterday on their transfer blog that Everton are one of a number of leading clubs who have offered the 23-year-old a contract. The 23-year-old Bosnia global is due to fall out of contract with the German Bundesliga outfit at the end of the season and there has been strong speculation that he will be moving to the Premier League.

by | April 20, 2017 | 15:17

We were living in fear all night of what they might achieve. Noting Leicester were competing in the Champions League for the first time in the club's history, Vardy conceded his side were rank outsiders in the competition but still managed to outlast all of England's other representatives Arsenal, Tottenham and Manchester City.

by | April 20, 2017 | 15:11

Cleveland's more predictable offense made defense easier for the Pacers, who got stops more consistently than they did all game. Game 3 of the first-round best-of-7 series shifts to IN on Thursday night (Friday AM IN Manila). Now up 2-0, the defending champions have established a commanding lead over their first round opponents, or have they? Love's 10-0 spurt included two free throws, a layup, two free throws, a tip in and two free throws to take the Cavs' lead to 89-70 with 2:02 left ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 15:09

The Red Sox are coming off a great series against a tough Pittsburgh Pirates team. After a 36-minute rain delay, that is. "It changes the whole outlook of our team, to have the (No.) 1, 2 or 3 guy - he could be any of those guys - in the rotation healthy and throwing the ball well", second baseman Ian Kinsler said.

by | April 20, 2017 | 14:56

Mbappe scored twice in the first leg, either side of a Bender own goal , to leave Monaco in pole position to reach the semi-finals for the first time in 13 years. MARC BARTRA has joined his team-mates ahead of the clash against Monaco just over a week after being the victim of a bomb attack. Three minutes later, though, Monaco dealt a telling blow to Dortmund's chances of a revival.

by | April 20, 2017 | 14:51

He gave up three runs on five consecutive hard-hit balls (four fell for hits) before recovering to get out of the inning. When Kiermaier missed Nick Castellanos' sinking line drive to left-centerfield in the top of the sixth inning, three runs scored.

by | April 20, 2017 | 14:46

Second place-getter Hamilton was given a costly five-second penalty for slowing Red Bull driver Ricciardo, who crossed the finish line in fifth, during a pitstop. Sainz was emerging from a pit stop and his Toro Rosso auto hit Stroll's Williams vehicle from the side on Lap 13, forcing both out of the race. The safety vehicle prompted many cars to pit including the two Mercedes who chose to stack their drivers.

by | April 20, 2017 | 14:45

The 24-year-old's future is uncertain despite a match winning performance against Sporting Gijon which saw him net a stunning solo effort as well as the vital late victor, as Madrid snuck over the line with a 3-2 win. Just when it looked like the La Liga leaders had run out of time to conjure a victor, Isco drilled a low shot into the bottom left corner from the edge of the penalty area.

by | April 20, 2017 | 14:45

Anthony Knockaert is one of four Brighton & Hove Albion players in the Championship team of the year. The likes of Kevin De Bruyne, David Silva, Sergio Aguero, Leroy Sane, Jermain Defoe, Thibaut Courtois, Tom Heaton, Victor Wanyama, Mousa Dembele, Adam Lallana and Antonio Valencia have all had impressive seasons.

by | April 20, 2017 | 14:44

Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook became the first player in 55 years and only the second in National Basketball Association history to average a triple-double for an entire season. James Harden said it will be different this time . Harden averaged 20.5 points, 12.3 assists and 7.3 rebounds while shooting 34.3 percent, but won three of the four games.

by | April 20, 2017 | 14:43

It's not clear if the Blazers could have centre Jusuf Nurkic back by then from a broken leg that saw him miss the last seven games of the regular season as well as Sunday's game. superstar B. Rather, it's James Harden vs. the Oklahoma City Thunder frontcourt. By the NBA's count, the Blazers had 46 open shots in Game 1 and made only 19 of them.

by | April 20, 2017 | 14:39

Hernandez was found not guilty in that trial, but was forced to return to his cell at Shirley Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, Massachusetts where he was serving a life sentence for the previous conviction, which he was appealing.

by | April 20, 2017 | 14:39

Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Saurez all had chances that they squandered, so there is no doubt Juventus benefited from good fortune. Lionel Messi missed a string of opportunities as just one of their shots registered on target, leading to a comfortable night for Gianluigi Buffon in the Juve goal .

by | April 20, 2017 | 14:37

First off, he was stellar on the mound, holding what has been a very good Diamondbacks offense to one run on three hits in eight innings. "We're going to try to get this thing cleared up and we'll get him back on the field as soon as we can", Bochy said.

by | April 20, 2017 | 14:35

Tradition states that the defending champion then gets to choose what food will be served at the pre-tournament meal for past winners and the Sheffield-born ace has stayed loyal to his roots. The dinner is an annual event restricted to former Masters champion. "However, I'm sure that when this Masters is over Danny Willett will be looking forward to simply getting back to being the golfer Danny Willett ".

by | April 20, 2017 | 14:32

The Seagulls, who nearly dropped out of the Football League two decades ago, were assured of a top-two finish in the Sky Bet Championship after beating Wigan and then seeing promotion rivals Huddersfield held by Derby. But after a fifth successive league win, Brighton manager Hughton praised his side's resilience. Among those good players is Anthony Knockaert, the 25-year-old French winger, formerly at Leicester, who was signed in January last year from Standard Liege and was voted this ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 14:28

In a televised speech addressing the nation, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi declared a three-month countrywide state of emergency. The suspected suicide bombers in the Alexandria and the Nile Delta city of Tanta attacks, were identified and named by the Egyptian authorities, saying that both terrorists had travelled to Syria wherein it is believed they received training from jihadist groups before returning to Egypt.

by | April 20, 2017 | 14:25

With a 3-0 series lead over the Columbus Blue Jackets, they will be looking to come out strong once again and get a victory. Columbus players and their coach John Tortorella are quick to bring up hitting and playing physical whenever they've been asked about their strategy against the Penguins this series.

by | April 20, 2017 | 14:23

The penalty came after Griezmann was clipped by Leicester defender Marc Albrighton after making a long run down the left flank. They trail 1-0 from last week's quarter-final first leg and while Shakespeare says they can not afford to think about anything but the task in hand, he is mindful of their extraordinary journey.

by | April 20, 2017 | 14:10

Time and time again he has made big saves on quality scoring chances against him. Allen has been the star of the first three games. Minnesota had four players in the regular season surpass the 20-goal mark in the regular season. Parise let out a roar and the Xcel Energy Center crowd of 19,404 on hand - the largest crowd of the season and third-largest playoff crowd in franchise history - followed suit with a deafening cheer.

by | April 20, 2017 | 14:04

The Jackie Robinson Boys and Girls Club in Cairo hosts an annual event celebrating the legacy left by Robinson . Robinson was born January 31, 1919, in Cairo, Georgia and was raised in Pasadena, California. Ten years later, baseball commissioner Bud Selig announced on the 50th anniversary of Robinson's debut that his No. 42 would be retired throughout baseball.

by | April 20, 2017 | 13:55

The Braves beat the Padres 5-2. The Braves are playing their firs. Channel 3 made the trip down to Atlanta Friday to check out the Braves' new stadium, SunTrust Park, ahead of their home opener. Chapman got his third save on the season. Friday night's power display gave the Orioles nine homers in their past three games. The three-story Chop House bar was packed full of patrons, some holding beers that were aged with baseball bat wood.

by | April 20, 2017 | 13:41

Every team wants to be the champions, and that's what they are. "It will be a fight, very similar to that last game", Nate McMillan recalled of their double overtime loss to the Cavs . It is rare a bench player who might see less than 10 minutes a game has the leadership Jones has, but in the case of the 12-year veteran, it is nonetheless true.

by | April 20, 2017 | 13:34

Craig Shakespeare's side did well to only lose 1-0 in the Spanish capital last week to give themselves a chance at the King Power Stadium, but a Saul Niguez header after 26 minutes made their task infinitely more hard. "Playing in stadiums like over there in Madrid - that's Champions League football". Their exit marks the end of a fairytale which had been carried over from last season's Premier League triumph, but there will be nothing but pride from their supporters after an ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 13:33

Chen no-hit the Mariners for seven innings but was pulled before he could finish it. Don Mattingly yanked Chen after he'd thrown 100 pitches through seven innings. Seattle OF Mitch Haniger's second inning single extended his hitting streak to 13 games. He went 5-5 last season in 22 starts for the Marlins. There was drama in the final inning when long-time Mariners outfielder Ichiro Suzuki, in perhaps his final game at Safeco Field , turned a first-pitch fastball from Marshall into a ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 13:19

Although Monaco score a lot of goals they also let in a few at the back, so, this will give the German team some cause for hope in this game. Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel accepted his side had come off second best, with Monaco's early goal "destroying our belief".

by | April 20, 2017 | 12:55

Sky and HBO are set to extend their partnership with a new multi-year co-financing deal to develop and produce high-end drama programming. Sky and HBO said the partnership would provide "an unrivalled opportunity for production companies to have their content broadcast by two of the leading brands in worldwide television".

by | April 20, 2017 | 12:48

England's 2003 World Cup-winning boss Sir Clive Woodward stated his approval over the choice of Sam Warburton as captain, writing on Twitter: "Congrats all those selected @lionsofficial, especially @samwarburton_, definitely correct choice and what an opportunity for all of them".

by | April 20, 2017 | 12:42

Sunderland manager David Moyes attributed defeat to referee Craig Pawson's controversial decision to send off Black Cats midfielder Sebastian Larsson for a studs-up tackle shortly before half-time. Positive displays during the Portuguese's first season in the Old Trafford hot seat have been tempered by moments that highlight how far they are from the finished product.

by | April 20, 2017 | 12:41

Anaheim has the luxury of rest and recovery ahead of their conference semifinal as they await the series victor between the Edmonton Oilers and San Jose Sharks, which is tied 2-2. "We're down three and there's two players that have played pretty well in the games they've come in". Erik Karlsson's shot from the blue line was intentionally wide and Ryan, getting behind rookie Charlie McAvoy, poked the puck past Tuukka Rask (26 saves) and just over the goal line past a diving Zdeno Chara.

by | April 20, 2017 | 12:41

And he has admitted his disappointment with the Bernabeu faithful over their treatment. "They showed that they are an excellent team, but Madrid are Madrid ". The 32-year-old was whistled by Madrid fans after struggling to make his mark on the game at the Santiago Bernabeu and has been criticised for form at the start of this season.

by | April 20, 2017 | 12:40

The pundit has told The Scottish Sun that Celtic can put out the reserves against Rangers next week, and predicted that even if Caixinha "gets Rangers going", they will still only finish third - the position they now hold in the Scottish Premiership - next season.