Category Archives: Sports

Martinez: We need and want to improve

By Shona Duthie Last Updated: 19/06/18 11:04pm 1:07 Roberto Martinez was happy with his sides's 3-0 win over Panama at the World Cup but wants improvement Roberto Martinez was happy with his sides’s 3-0 win over Panama at the World Cup but wants improvement Belgium head coach Roberto Martinez is looking for his side to […]

NASCAR at Sonoma: TV schedule, standings, qualifying drivers for Toyota/Save Mart 350

After taking on some of the fastest tracks on the season in Pocono and Michigan, NASCAR heads to Sonoma this week for a much different challenge in the Toyota/Save Mart 350, the first of two road-course races of the year. The Camping World Truck Series will be in Gateway. Sunday’s race at the 10-turn, 1.99-mile road course features […]

Murray may not play Wimbledon

“I won’t rule out playing Eastbourne and not playing Wimbledon. I wouldn’t rule out not playing a tournament next week and trying to get matches like in an exhibition tournament, as well, to get ready for Wimbledon.” By Raz Mirza at Queen’s Club Last Updated: 19/06/18 9:31pm Britain’s Andy Murray lost on his comeback from […]

NHL Rumor Roundup: Oilers have interest in Erik Karlsson trade (join the club)

Can’t get enough NHL rumors? Lyle Richardson’s Rumor Roundup column serves as a one-stop guide to the latest rumblings around the league. Leading up to this year’s NHL trade deadline, Senators captain Erik Karlsson was frequently mentioned as a possible trade candidate. While Feb. 26 passed with the 27-year-old defenseman still in Ottawa, there’s a growing sense […]

Wednesday at the World Cup

Portugal, Uruguay and Spain are all in action Last Updated: 19/06/18 4:20pm Will Cristiano Ronaldo be the star again on Wednesday? The second round of World Cup group matches begins on Wednesday with one game from Group A and two from Group B. First up are Portugal who play Morocco in Moscow in Group B […]

VIDEO: It doesn't get better than that – Mario Gotze's evolution to World Cup winner

No matter what Mario Gotze does between now and the end of his footballing career, he will almost certainly be best remembered for scoring the winning goal for Germany against Argentina in the 2014 World Cup final.  Latching onto Andre Schurrle’s dinked cross inside the penalty area, Gotze remained composed as he chested the ball […]

WATCH: From Wales St to England St

Last Updated: 19/06/18 10:53am 3:05 One street in Oldham takes drastic measures every time a major tournament comes around, and that’s because it’s called Wales Street… One street in Oldham takes drastic measures every time a major tournament comes around, and that’s because it’s called Wales Street… One street in Oldham takes drastic measures every […]

MLB wrap: Yankees, Nationals split unconventional doubleheader

The Yankees and Nationals didn’t have any games scheduled for Monday, but ended up finishing two. Finishing a suspended game from May 15, and making up a game from May 16, the two teams split their make-shift doubleheader Monday, with the Nationals winning the first game 5-3, and the Yankees avenging the loss with a […]

Neville: Huge moment for England

Neville feels England avoided anxiety creeping in after Group G victory Last Updated: 18/06/18 11:38pm Gareth Southgate’s England claimed a late win over Tunisia England’s late win over Tunisia was a “huge moment” for the development of Gareth Southgate’s side at this World Cup, says Gary Neville. Harry Kane scored in the 91st-minute in Volgograd […]

MLB trade news: Nationals acquire closer Kelvin Herrera from Royals

Major League Baseball trade season began Monday with the Nationals acquiring Royals closer Kelvin Herrera, according to MLB Insider Jon Heyman. The report said Washington will send a couple of “good” prospects to Kansas City in return. Washington (38-31) is currently only three games behind the young Braves in the National League East, but entered […]