• Local elections bring cheer for Theresa May
Local elections bring cheer for Theresa May

The party is down 58 seats now with a total of 230. Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Former Copeland by-election candidate Gillian Troughton was one of the casualties as the Conservatives replaced Labour as the largest party on Cumbria council.

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  • Ryan Bertrand 'tells teammates he's ready to leave Southampton' amid Liverpool
Ryan Bertrand 'tells teammates he's ready to leave Southampton' amid Liverpool

The report says the news has alerted Chelsea and Liverpool with the English heavy-weights now ready to go head-to-head over a deal to sign Bertrand this summer. The Saints are now struggling under summer appointment Claude Puel and with doubts over his future there are also worries about their star players, including Virgil van Dijk and Bertrand,...

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  • Hernandez family planning private funeral in Connecticut
Hernandez family planning private funeral in Connecticut

Baden said Friday the full findings will likely be turned over to Hernandez's attorney in a few weeks. "I pray to God that he finds comfort, and God will forgive him of whatever happened". Prison officials said Hernandez used his bed sheet to hang himself. "This would be the best thing to do, it would be the right thing to do, and that would make...

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  • Chelsea can't shake Spurs - Matic ready to scrap for Premier League title
Chelsea can't shake Spurs - Matic ready to scrap for Premier League title

Each time we win, they win. Ronald Koeman's men have been guaranteed a place in the Europa League next season as they sit seventh in the Premier League table with three games left to play. Lukaku was not commanding against Chelsea but he has rejected a new deal at Goodison worth £140,000 a week and made it known he wants Champions League football...

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  • Spurs Will Take Title Race Down To The Wire - Chelsea's Matic
Spurs Will Take Title Race Down To The Wire - Chelsea's Matic

Spurs' win was a fitting way for the team to bow out in the final north London derby at White Hart Lane, which will be demolished to make way for their new 61,000-seater stadium. It was so emotional for everyone. "You can't predict these things, but I always left the door open for a possible return", Luiz said. Luiz, who won the Champions Leagu...

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  • Controversial Moment In Snooker Final As Foul Called On Selby Shot
Controversial Moment In Snooker Final As Foul Called On Selby Shot

He should have been level after the next but a pair of costly misses allowed Higgins to get off the mark for the day, despite making a trio of identical in-offs when snookered behind the yellow earlier in the frame. Selby is also £375,000 richer. Although Higgins briefly had the upper hand in the next frame all it needed was one error and S...

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  • Walker wants Tottenham exit after Pochettino rows
Walker wants Tottenham exit after Pochettino rows

According to the Independent , the "issue between Walker and Pochettino is long-running and boils down to Pochettino's doubts about Walker's fitness and his performances in training". Trippier joined the club in 2015 in a reported £3.5m deal. The England worldwide, who earns £65,000 a week, is set to discuss his future with the club at the end of...

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  • Purdue Men's Tennis Reaches NCAA Tournament
Purdue Men's Tennis Reaches NCAA Tournament

Everybody won their league or had a great season. "I think that built a lot of toughness on the team, that we can overcome challenges". "We're just going to keep practicing and we're going to be ready for them". 44 and Johannes Schretter coming in at No. 59. In doubles, Shankle appears twice in the rankings, at No. 34 with sophomore Karina Traxle...

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  • Klitschko fight 'too soon' for Joshua
Klitschko fight 'too soon' for Joshua

Klitschko will face Joshua on April 29 in front of a 90,000 strong crowd at Wembley, one of the largest crowds in British boxing. All 19 of Joshua's fights to date - including his clash with Klitschko - have been staged in his native United Kingdom, but he is an increasingly marketable figure in the sport and Golden Boy Promotions founder De La H...

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  • Champions League semifinals begin with another Madrid derby
Champions League semifinals begin with another Madrid derby

Real Madrid are the only team who have stopped Atletico Madrid adding a Champions League triumph to their achievements under Diego Simeone and for the fourth year running the Rojiblancos' illustrious neighbours block their path to European glory.

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  • Atletico Madrid star Lucas Hernandez extends contract to 2022
Atletico Madrid star Lucas Hernandez extends contract to 2022

Last week Onda Cero reported that Barcelona were ready to take advantage of the situation to hijack the deal, having convinced Theo to snub the offer from Real Madrid to make a summer move to the Nou Camp instead. The defending European champion wants to make the most of home advantage in Tuesday's first leg at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium and avo...

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  • Joshua calls out Tyson Fury after beating Klitschko
Joshua calls out Tyson Fury after beating Klitschko

I don't fear anybody and I'm not scared to go to anybody's house. "I fought the better Wladimir Klitschko, not the complacent one, the guy who realised his mistakes and wanted to put it right", said Joshua, 27. Joshua has continued his impressive KO streak as he has won all of his fights by KO. Joshua said in the middle of the ring before address...

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  • Bills decline to pick up WR Sammy Watkins' option
Bills decline to pick up WR Sammy Watkins' option

It is worth noting that this also would have been a choice had the Bills exercised Watkins' fifth-year option, much like how the Bills gave Marcell Dareus a six-year, $100 million extension after exercising his fifth-year option for 2015. He begins this season with 153 career receptions and 17 touchdowns to his name for the Bills. Instead, the Bill...

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  • Vinod Khanna's most memorable performances over the years
Vinod Khanna's most memorable performances over the years

Actor Rishi Kapoor lashed out on "today's so called stars" for failing to attend veteran actor Vinod Khanna's funeral on Thursday evening . Before marrying Kavita, Vinod Khanna was married to Geetanjali but they later parted ways. Anupam Kher: Vinod Khanna ji had a magnetic charm and persona. He has four children named Rahul, Akshaye, Sakshi, ...

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  • Joshua keen on Klitschko rematch after Wembley triumph
Joshua keen on Klitschko rematch after Wembley triumph

Saturday's fight at Wembley Stadium, attended by a 90,000 strong post-war record British fight crowd, was by some distance the most dramatic and entertaining of Klitschko's
decorated career. "He is as big as Arnold Schwarzenegger at his best". "I think there's a trickle-down effect of benefit, not just to Joshua who's going to be probably the fir...

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  • Starting with Bears, surprises galore on Day 1 of NFL draft
Starting with Bears, surprises galore on Day 1 of NFL draft

The Jacksonville Jaguars took running back Leonard Fournette fourth overall, and then the Tennessee Titans selected wide receiver, Corey Williams. They ended up with three first round picks and didn't force their hand on a quarterback in the first round.

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  • Mourinho Confirms Injury Blow, 8 Players Miss Swansea Clash
Mourinho Confirms Injury Blow, 8 Players Miss Swansea Clash

Mourinho's main aim is a Champions League qualification and United have five games left to secure a top four spot in a run which includes trips to Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur. Zabaleta acknowledged the absence of the injured Paul Pogba was a factor but felt United's tactics were not created to deliver victory, despite City being a point ahead of ...

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  • Chelsea keeps Tottenham 4 points behind in title pursuit
Chelsea keeps Tottenham 4 points behind in title pursuit

Marten de Roon's ninth-minute strike gave Steve Agnew his first win since replacing Aitor Karanka as Middlesbrough boss and the club's first in the league since December 17, although they remain six points shy of safety. Tottenham , which is expected to announce this week that it will definitely move to Wembley next season while its new stad...

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  • Bayern Munich win fifth consecutive Bundesliga title
Bayern Munich win fifth consecutive Bundesliga title

The 2016/17 season heralded the start of the Carlo Ancelotti era at Bayern Munich , as the veteran Italian coach - victor of three UEFA Champions League titles, as well as domestic crowns in Italy, England and France - took over from Pep Guardiola at Säbener Strasse.

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  • Offensive draft early, QBs prized after Garrett is No. 1
Offensive draft early, QBs prized after Garrett is No. 1

He attended the team's private workout and subsequent meeting with Trubisky, team sources said, and fully participated in the evaluations of draft prospects and strategies. They began filling holes Thursday night by grabbing Garrett, a junior and All-American with dynamic passing rushing skills, probably the best of any player in this draft .

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  • Johnson scores 28, Jazz beat Clippers 105-98 to even series
Johnson scores 28, Jazz beat Clippers 105-98 to even series

The Cavs have outscored the Pacers by only 12 points in this series, but James - who has a personal 20-game first-round winning streak going back to his Miami days, and is a ridiculous 47-7 all-time in that round - finds ways to get it done.

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  • Montravius Adams: Packers take DT Montravius Adams at No. 93
Montravius Adams: Packers take DT Montravius Adams at No. 93

Adams told NFL Network Friday evening that his son, Montravius Adams Jr., was born early that afternoon and around 10:30 p.m., he would be fulfilling his professional football dream he told his own mother at age seven. 108 (the first pick of the day, as part of Thursday's trade out of the first round) and No. 134 of the fourth round, No. 172 and No...

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  • Chiefs' Reid backs QB Smith despite drafting Mahomes early
Chiefs' Reid backs QB Smith despite drafting Mahomes early

We got to know the kid before we got to know the kid. And it's a process that the Chiefs are well-poised to engineer, and one that Mahomes is eager to embrace and projects to have an aptitude for. If Mahomes is successful in Kansas City, it may not have everything to do with Reid. "You're trying to anticipate what's going to happen", Te...

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  • LeBron James Could Play 48 Minutes per Game in NBA Playoffs
LeBron James Could Play 48 Minutes per Game in NBA Playoffs

The Raptors added an elite rim protector and legitimate third option in Serge Ibaka, another experienced, physical defender to throw at James in P.J. Tucker and they'll also have a healthy Jonas Valanciunas, who missed most of last year's semifinals, a series in which Toronto was out-rebounded by 45.

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  • Davis Webb, Former Cal Bear QB, Taken in Third Round by Giants
Davis Webb, Former Cal Bear QB, Taken in Third Round by Giants

McAdoo knows it's tough to groom a future starter when the guy now in the job is always there, and he knows it will be a challenge to get Webb live experience before he eventually has to take over. "Eli is our quarterback and we still think he can play at a high level", Reese said. The New York Jets were scheduled to select sixth (70th overall) i...

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  • Dalvin Cook was drafted to take over for Adrian Peterson with Vikings
Dalvin Cook was drafted to take over for Adrian Peterson with Vikings

How can a running back who averaged 6.5 yards per carry through a productive career at Florida State that somehow got more prolific with each season fall that far? Asked how the Vikings could be convinced that Cook will leave all those bad influences behind him as he heads for Minnesota, Spielman said, "He told me, and I believed him".

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  • Selby storms back to lead Ding in snooker semis
Selby storms back to lead Ding in snooker semis

Higgins, 41, converted an overnight 11-5 lead into a 13-6 victory over England's Kyren Wilson to reach the last four for the first time since winning the last of his four world titles in 2011. The 12-time ranking event victor will have to prolong the kind of form that has got him to this point, with previous impressive victories over countryman Lia...

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  • Broncos draft pass rusher Walker, speed in Henderson, Langley
Broncos draft pass rusher Walker, speed in Henderson, Langley

Walker, a senior defensive end from Florida State and a Sandalwood High graduate, was selected by the Denver Broncos with the 51st pick in the second round of the draft on Friday night. Walker watched as eight pass-rushers flew off the board during Thursday's first round. Langley spent most of his time as a punt returner (two touchdowns in 2016).

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  • Nadal on course for 10th Barcelona crown
Nadal on course for 10th Barcelona crown

Arguably the biggest win of his career so far, it was Thiem's first triumph over Murray. "In the first set, I didn't have many chances, but I started to play better in the second", said Murray on the ATP website. Thiem will meet either nine-times Barcelona Open champion Rafael Nadal or Argentine Horacio Zeballos in Sunday's final. Thiem had too...

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  • Mourinho defends United approach, hails spirit after derby draw
Mourinho defends United approach, hails spirit after derby draw

Jose Mourinho's side had chances through Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Ander Herrera in the first half, but were far less attacking in the second and had to withstand significant late pressure. Mourinho insisted he was proud of his players for withstanding City's late charge and equalling the club's record unbeaten league run with 24 games stretching ...

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  • Easy choice: Browns CB Haden wants Garrett with No. 1 pick
Easy choice: Browns CB Haden wants Garrett with No. 1 pick

FILE - In this March 5, 2017, file photo, Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. "I think the only player you move up to get is, if you believe Trubisky is the No. 1 quarterback in this draft and his grade on your board is high enough, then he is the only player that would be w...

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  • Former Hamilton Star Cody Bellinger Prepped For Call-Up To Dodgers
Former Hamilton Star Cody Bellinger Prepped For Call-Up To Dodgers

As all of you know, Cody Bellinger absolutely broke the Dodgers community yesterday. Considered a future Gold Glove candidate at first base, Bellinger also plays the outfield and saw that as his most direct route to the major leagues this year.

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  • Hawaii lawmakers criticize Sessions' island judge remarks
Hawaii lawmakers criticize Sessions' island judge remarks

Last month, Judge Derrick Watson blocked the Trump administration's 90-day ban that would have prevented travel to the USA from citizens of six Muslim-majority countries. The Washington Post reiterates that Watson is a federal judge, not a Hawaiian judge. Ahh, so this isn't actually related to the 50th state's constitutional power to ad...

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  • Watch Portland Trail Blazers vs Golden State Warriors Game $ NBA Playoffs live
Watch Portland Trail Blazers vs Golden State Warriors Game $ NBA Playoffs live

Then, during Game 1, his left calf cramped up. The Warriors have led most of the series and do not look to let up during this game 4. Portland will use the energy of the home crowd to build an early lead, but Golden State will flip a switch in the second half - probably early fourth quarter - where they will finally take control of the game.

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  • Bayern's Neuer out for rest of season with foot fracture
Bayern's Neuer out for rest of season with foot fracture

Rage, because we were swindled. Ronaldo's ton, scored in just 137 matches, includes 85 goals for Real and 15 for previous club Manchester United. Lionel Messi is three years younger than Cristiano Ronaldo I think he'll play for longer than Lionel Messi, I think he'll score more goals in the end and will go on to do incredible things.

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