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Gaviria wins his 4th stage of this year's Giro d'Italia

Belgian Jasper Stuyven (Trek-Segafredo) finished third ahead of Italy's Roberto Ferrari (UAE Team Emirates) and South African Ryan Gibbons (Dimension Data). But the break was swallowed up with seven kilometres to go and Bennett appeared to be well placed to take the win as his Bora team controlled the front of the bunch in the final stages.

Partick 0-5 Celtic: Scottish Champions power to victory

Celtic were at their thrilling best as they thrashed Partick Thistle 5-0 in their Ladbrokes Premiership encounter at Firhill. Celtic are now on 103 points, level with what Martin O'Neill's Cetic side earned when winning the league in the 2001-02 season.

Rashford, Pogba and Bailly named in Europa League Team of the Week

Rashford was criticised in the lead-up to the Celta clash after being accused of diving to win a penalty in a 1-1 draw against Swansea City. Lingard insists it was the flawless response and shows Rashford is developing a thick skin. In-form Rashford, who also scored a dramatic extra-time victor against Anderlecht in the quarter-finals, scored a bending a free-kick into the corner in the 67th minute to ensure United take an away goal and a massive advantage going back to Old Trafford in a ...

Preds reach 1st Western final in team history, ousting Blues

Assistant GM Martin Brodeur, who came out of the front office to serve as interim goalie coach to help resurrect Allen's season on February 1, will return to his pist as assistant GM and the team will hire a new goalie coach. We took five games to dust them off. With Klefbom and Sekera gone, Eric Gryba, who hadn't played since Game 1 of the first round, and call-up Griffin Reinhart were dressed.

Arsenal fighting to stave off Champions League 'disappointment'

Chelsea have already been confirmed as Premier League champions and will receive a huge sum of cash for their achievements. "This is the beginning of something that can go much bigger". "The only chance we have to be in the top four is to win our games". "But we are professional, we are salaried to this club and we just want to have the best result for this club - not to think about other situations or this situation of the boss".

Tom Brady has dealt with concussions multiple times, says wife Gisele Bundchen

Those comments gave the National Football League ammo to launch a review of Brady's medical records to determine if he ever suffered a concussion or even had any symptoms. "I always said my mid-40s", he said , "and naturally that means around 45. And I want him to be happy". "If it was up to my wife, she would have me retire today", he said on Jim Miller's Sirius XM show in February.

Isco Says It Is Easy To Play With Cristiano Ronaldo

Anyone ready to ask ZZ again after the Champions League final could get a very different answer. The French coach was asked if he thought he was appreciated by the giant Spanish club. Zidane's side is on great form with Cristiano Ronaldo's in exemplary form having scored 22 goals in his last 27 La Liga appearances. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo also share the record for most hat-tricks (7) in the Champions League.

Italian Open: Djokovic and Nadal stay on course in Rome

I can play a bit more aggressive than the way I played tonight, but overall I'm happy . However, he regained his composure and found a way through and will now face either Kei Nishikori or Juan Martin del Potro in the quarter-finals, with several high-profile stars already into the last-eight.

UFC Considering Romero vs. Whittaker Interim Title Bout

But, following GSP's recent announcement that he won't be ready to fight until November, Dana White reported that Yoel Romero will face the 185 champ next. A fight that would possibly pay "The Count" millions has landed on his lap as former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre decided to make his return to the octagon at 185.

WTA CEO unhappy with Sharapova's French Open snub

According to organizers, a wild card can be handed to athletes who recover after injury, but not to those punished for doping abuse. WTA chief executive Steve Simon condemned the reasoning for her snub and insists the FFT are not in a position to hand Sharapova further punishment.

Alexis frustrated by Arsenal's collapse in Premier League title race

Of course I will be there and at the moment I think we should focus on the short term, on what's going on on Sunday and in the Cup final'. Banners have been flown over stadiums on planes, marches have taken place outside the Emirates Stadium and Tuesday's win over Sunderland was boycotted by large swathes of fans.

Clay Helton: Report: United buys Coliseum naming rights

As reported at the L.A. Times , USC would have the right to veto any name it doesn't like, and officials say that keeping the name "Memorial Coliseum" somewhere in there will be a priority. When the school makes a formal announcement, fans will know exactly how the United brand will be integrated not only into the facility's name, but around the venue as well.

Curry, teammates reassure Pachulia anticipating hostile San Antonio reception

Warriors superstar guard Stephen Curry came out blazing, hitting 14 of 26 shots and scoring 40 points. "(Curry) gets everybody else open once he gets it going like that", said Kevin Durant , who added 16 points to the Warriors' cause. Popovich had no guess about Leonard's status for Game 3 , saying it would likely be decided as late as Friday or Saturday. San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich gave a typically forthright assessment of his team's obliteration.

Spurs' Tony Parker has surgery on ruptured quad muscle

San Antonio and Houston traded blowout victories to open the series and one of the teams will take a 2-1 lead when the Spurs visit the Rockets in Wednesday's Western Conference semifinals. "We just had to weather the storm". Both Harden and Patrick Beverley picked up technicals for complaining about calls. Leonard made the free throw to make it 78-72.

Hayden 'extremely critical' after cycling crash

The American, who won the title in 2006, was struck by a vehicle while training on a bicycle along the Rimini coast and admitted to a local hospital, before being moved to the Maurizio Bufalini Hospital in Cesena. There was continued support for Hayden and his family on social media throughout Thursday. "Nicky is one of the best friends I've ever had in the paddock", nine-time world champion Valentino Rossi wrote on his Instagram page .

Always Dreaming, Classic Empire set as neighbors in Preakness

It's a typical status of such major Churchill Downs victors given the Preakness (1 3/16 miles) is a little shorter than the Derby (1 1/4 miles) and there is much less competitive traffic with the field halved from 20 to 10. The Preakness' position two weeks after the Derby is too soon for Pletcher. But it's entirely possible that Always Dreaming takes up the early running, and his rivals will have to try to overtake him.

Hackers mint crypto-currency with technique in global 'ransomware' attack

Symantec , Intezer Labs of Israel and Russia's Kaspersky Lab on Monday agreed that a considerable part of the "WannaCry" ransomware is identical with a hacking program used by the Lazarus group, which has ties to North Korea. In other words, this code snippet is a "fingerprint" that suggests WannaCry was developed by the Lazarus group. They have been interested in stealing large sums of money in the past and have used Bitcoin to collect ransoms, as WannaCry does, but they also tend to be more ...

The New York Yankees retire Derek Jeter's No. 2

The Yankees and the Astros both wore pink-billed caps in honor of the holiday, and Jeter said that he chose this day to receive the honor to highlight his mother's and family's contribution to his success. "It's special, man; I mean, just watching him play, being in the same clubhouse with him for that short time in 2007, it was special", Clippard said.

Yankees' home runs back Sabathia in 7-1 rout of Royals

Gary Sanchez didn't need a home run Tuesday night to validate the faith in his swing, but "that definitely felt good, " the Yankees' slugging catcher said through his interpreter. Sometimes that happens when you start moving guys back and guys have got to figure out what their new role is and how they're going to be used and you integrate as well.

NHL PLAYOFFS: EASTERN CONFERENCE Senators advance to Eastern finals

The team got younger this season, and the complexion might very well continue to change as the Rangers try to find that ideal Stanley Cup formula. "It's not a great feeling", Lundqvist said after his 22-save effort. Lundqvist is 4-2 with a 1.50 goals-against average and.947 save percentage in six career National Hockey League playoff home games against Ottawa .

James, Love lead rout as Cavaliers in roll in Game 1

James served notice Wednesday that he has the ability to determine the length of this series . Cleveland had 22 points in the paint in the first, and James scored 15 in the first quarter alone. "I mean, it was just playing basketball", Brown said. "That's my mindset. I have to be in attack mode and just put the pressure on the defense ". Nice cliché, Jaylen, but it's not the same.

LeBron and Co cruise past Celtics in game one romp

Avery Bradley and Jae Crowder led the Celtics with 21 points each. Stat F: LeBron James has played by far his most career playoff games against the Boston Celtics (30 games, 18-12, .600). The Celtics now trail the series 1-0. The Cavaliers came out in Game 1 and punched the C's right in the mouth. I knew what type of game he was going to have.

Ex-Liverpool striker Kuyt announces retirement

The Dutchman's hat-trick against on the final day against Heracles helped secure his side the Eredivise title - their first since 1999. "I dreamt of becoming champion with Feyenoord ". The 36 year joined Liverpool in 2006 and would go on to make 285 appearances for the Reds, scoring 71 times. Despite playing in three cup finals, Kuyt only lifted one trophy, the 2012 League Cup, during his time on Merseyside.

Mourinho hits out at Man Utd supporters and fixture schedule

The summer signing has been something of a Europa League specialist for Manchester United so far this season and will be hoping to help his team reach the final in Stockholm. "My feelings, it's also the most important match of our history". Wayne Rooney wants to stay at Manchester United, even if the lack of game-time is grating on the club's all-time top scorer.

Dallas Keuchel earns 7th win as Astros beat Marlins 12-2

The 11:10 AM start time (Houston time) is likely to be the earliest start for a game this season, and hopefully the Astros will give us something to cheer about on our lunch breaks. The performance from McCullers was his third straight outing with at least six innings pitched while giving up zero earned runs. Relievers Chris Devenski, Will Harris and Ken Giles preserved the shutout as the Astros lowered their team ERA to 3.41 - best in the AL and equaling the Los Angeles Dodgers for best in ...

Owners expected to trim NFL OT from 15 to 10 minutes

It began back in 2012, when they said that teams could pick a player who would be allowed to go to IR for eight weeks and then return to the roster. At league meeting next week, NFL owners will vote on proposal to allow a second player to come off IR in season.

Team India Champions Trophy Squad Declared; Shami And Aswin Makes A Comeback

KL Rahul, who had grown into one of India's most valuable players across formats past year, was not among the touring party. I think he has got one of the best brains, and is the best person to guide (skipper) Virat (Kohli ). Kedar Jadhav: Jadhav will support the team down the order as this would be his second tour overseas. In the all-rounder department, India will have the services of Hardik Pandya , Ravi Jadeja, Ravi Ashwin.

Rohit Sharma, Mohammed Shami Return To Indian Squad For ICC Champions Trophy

Rohit Sharma: Rohit Sharma aka Hit-Man Sharma is back in action and will possibly open the innings with Shikhar Dhawan , the Gabbar. Meanwhile, Ravindra Jadeja - the highest wicket-taker of the same edition - will share the spin department with Ravichandran Ashwin.

Legends Lahm, Alonso bow out with Bayern

The list of his achievements is nearly endless and, speaking ahead of his final game against Freiburg on Saturday, Lahm admitted that even he himself struggles to identify one particular highlight. "I can not imagine going back to Bayern, it will not happen, so there is no other option for me in Germany ". "First of all, I want to take a step back after 22 years at Bayern".

Real Madrid's 2-goal Cristiano Ronaldo: Now our focus is Sunday

The conclusion to LaLiga will be even more special for Isco, who could win his first league title in his home town of Malaga. "But we must think about ourselves and trust in ourselves that we can win it". "We do not feel it is over yet". Cristiano Ronaldo , however, returns to the squad as part of manager Zinedine Zidane's rotation system. At 2-0 down, Celta looked to have missed their chance, but when Iago Aspas was brought down in the area by Sergio Ramos, a penalty seemed to be on ...

Nashville Predators vs. Anaheim Ducks - 5/16/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Roman Josi's power-play goal with less than four minutes remaining in game three gave the Predators a 2-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks and a 2-1 edge in a Western Conference finals that has quickly shifted in their favour. Josi was assisted on his goal by Viktor Arvidsson and Mattias Ekholm. Anaheim's Ryan Kesler and Nashville's Ryan Johansen chirped and exchanged slashes, as well as other forms of creative stick work.

Toronto CF Kevin Pillar apologizes for using anti-gay slur

Toronto general manager Ross Atkins flew to Atlanta to apologize on behalf of the organization and announce the suspension, which he said was deemed appropriate by Major League Baseball and Commissioner Rob Manfred. Louis Cardinals earlier this season. The Blue Jays released a statement on the Pillar incident on Thursday. The tension didn't end with Pillar's outburst.

Sharapova vows to 'rise up again' after French Open snub

She tried to put up a courageous face by tweeting a somewhat philosophical comment, insisting that "no words, games or actions will ever stop me from reaching my own dreams". "The tennis anti-doping programme ( TADP ) is a uniform effort supported by the Grand Slams, WTA, International Tennis Federation and Association of Tennis Professionals".

Tom Brady signs on with another luxury brand, this time Aston Martin

In collaboration with Aston Martin's VP & Chief Creative Officer, Marek Reichman , the designer now responsible for creative direction of the Aston Martin brand and model range, Brady and Reichman will explore their affinity for The Love of attractive via a new content series entitled Category of One , premiering later this year.