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Author: 0 Rumford leads all-Australian leaderboard in European event

The overnight joint leader, England's Mark Foster, had a round of one over on Friday that left him tied for 26th place. As Foster fell away, carding a 73 to sit eight off the pace, two further Australians emerged as Rumford's closest challengers.

Author: 0 Antonio Conte confirms that Dominic Solanke's will is to leave Chelsea

After the Raheem Sterling fiasco, the club should steer clear of players who are clearly motivated by money, Solanke is obviously more interested in money than development. Solanke is now in a contract stand-off with Chelsea and is demanding £50,000-a-week to stay at Stamford Bridge. Liverpool were linked with the 19-year-old on Friday after Chelsea refused to entertain his ridiculous demands of £50k-a-week, but the Reds will now face competition for Solanke with Arsenal also lurking in ...

Author: 0 Jim Harbaugh calls out 'Pete' Finebaum on Twitter for his '#AlternativeFacts'

MI had never confirmed the Johnson hire. The high school announced Johnson was departing to join Jim Harbaugh's staff at MI, but the Wolverines do not have a full-time coaching position. Was it a typo or a did Jim Harbaugh just brilliantly craft an insult tweet directed at ESPN's Paul Finebaum? On Thursday night, Harbaugh responded.

Sports Top seeds march on in Rotterdam
Author: 0 Top seeds march on in Rotterdam

Tsonga finished with two breaks of the 13th-ranked Czech while never facing a break point in what quickly became one-way traffic. Tsonga was off to a great start, settling nicely in his service games, and he created his first break point in game 4, only to be fend off by Berdych's good volley.

Author: 0 Penguins' Sidney Crosby joins NHL's 1000-point club

Crosby is the third Penguin to reach 1,000 points. His emotional parents, Troy and Trina, proudly cheered on their son - and it tugged on everyone's heart strings. Crosby's assist was the 632nd of his career. "I was hovering around it for a while, so it's nice to get it and nice to get a win", he said. Now Crosby will skate on, relieved that the countdown to 1,000 is over and eager to get back to his real mission: defending the Stanley Cup he led the Penguins to last June.

Author: 0 Pliskova beats Wozniacki for first time in Doha WTA final

Karolina Pliskova has won her second title of 2017 after beating Caroline Wozniacki 6-3 6-4 to win the Qatar Open. "It sounds fantastic, but also makes me feel a little old", the 26-year-old Wozniacki said. Pliskova felt beating Serena Williams on the way to the US Open final a year ago was a turning point in her career, which has seen her add two WTA titles already in the opening six weeks of 2017 to bring her total haul to eight.

Sports Europa League: Super Eagles duo secure win over Tottenham
Author: 0 Europa League: Super Eagles duo secure win over Tottenham

Redknapp, who guided Tottenham to the Champions League for the first time in 2011, heaped praise on Pochettino and said he would not swap Spurs' starting XI for any other in the competition. Here are 2 players who Fulham need to perform at the top of their game if they are to win. Spurs are likely to see the FA Cup as a potential way of earning silverware and will be desperate to progress to the next round, as they sit 10 points off Chelsea in the Premier League.

Author: 0 Ex-Bull Charles Oakley joins Ice Cube's BIG3 basketball league

It's an issue of particular importance for NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts - not just because of her role in the union, but because she's a NY fan. this man's been around for a long time - I ain't heard nothing good about him". "I think it's kind of a personal thing", said NBPA vice president Anthony Tolliver of the Sacramento Kings.

Author: 0 Penguins captain Crosby hits 1000-point milestone

Of course, he poked the puck over the goal line at 4:39 of overtime to give the host Penguins a 4-3 victory Thursday. Sidney Crosby notched his 1,000th career point on Thursday night and no one was prouder of the Pittsburgh Penguin than his parents.

Author: 0 CONCACAF to mull joint World Cup bid; Trump wall no concern

Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino visited Qatar to check on progress ahead of the 2022 World Cup to be hosted by the middle-eastern nation and used his time in Doha to address a thorny issue: the compensation payments the world governing body will have stump up to European clubs for interrupting the domestic season .

Sports Arnold Palmer's Grandson Sam Saunders has Early Genesis Open Lead
Author: 0 Arnold Palmer's Grandson Sam Saunders has Early Genesis Open Lead

Jhonattan Vegas was not able to finish but did make the biggest move of the morning group, starting his round 3 under through 14 holes to catch co-leader Sam Saunders , who hadn't teed off before play was suspended, at 7 under. He responded with birdie putts of 24 and 31 feet at the second and third. "Obviously, it would be great to get there but I'm focused on this week and this golf tournament, each shot that I'm hitting", said Johnson.

Sports Paul Scholes identifies ideal Man Utd signing
Author: 0 Paul Scholes identifies ideal Man Utd signing

Scholes believes the 27-year-old Germany global, who scored in Madrid's 3-1 Champions League win over Napoli on Wednesday, would slot in well at his former club United. The German worldwide has not featured at all in the Premier League campaign this term and has only featured now and then in Man United's cup matches, as Mourinho's men are fighting for silverware on four fronts.

Author: 0 Sri Lanka sneak home at the MCG

However, players have already spoken about how having two Australian sides playing at once because of a cramped schedule degrades the value of global representation, while the Australian Cricketers Association has raised the argument that players miss out on bonus payments when series are lost.

Sports Pep Guardiola says he will never coach Barcelona again
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola says he will never coach Barcelona again

Cope Radio goes onto state that the players don't believe Enrique is the man to take the club onto success in the future. "My period there is gone". 'No, I will never go back to Barcelona to be coach'. He said: "If we want to make history at this club, we have to turn this tie around". However th Catalans have played two more games than their Classico rivals.

Sports Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter appeals doping penalty to CAS
Author: 0 Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter appeals doping penalty to CAS

Bolt has been severely impacted by the decision as his achievement of winning the 100m, 200m and relay in three successive Olympic Games in Beijing, London and Rio - known as the 'triple-triple - has been wiped from history. "We've paid our fees and we met our time line". It was claimed last month that the entire Jamaican team were considering an appeal, although Bolt was non-committal about whether he would consider contributing financially.

Author: 0 Russell Westbrook Dodges Questions About Kevin Durant in a Hilarious Way

Asked if he was excited to be teammates with Westbrook once again, Durant responded economically: "I'm excited to be here". "It really doesn't matter to me". "It's pretty special - three of your teammates in the All-Star Game", Green said. "To share the floor with those guys, especially in an environment like this, means a lot".

Sports Batting with Steve Smith helps calm nerves in hard conditions: Shaun Marsh
Author: 0 Batting with Steve Smith helps calm nerves in hard conditions: Shaun Marsh

Be it at Kolkata's Eden Gardens in 2001 when V.V.S. Laxman's 281 helped India stage one of cricket's most remarkable fight-backs, or at Chennai's Chepauk back in 1986, when India and Australia played out only the second tie in cricketing history since 1877, the contests have ticked all the boxes: mighty individual performances, oscillating fortunes and a fifth-day cracker.

Sports Adrian Peterson not expected to have 'robust market'
Author: 0 Adrian Peterson not expected to have 'robust market'

Both were salary cap-cutting measures and both freed up even more space for the Giants to potentially land a high-profile free agent. Adrian Peterson doesn't seem to mind his uncertain employment situation with the Minnesota Vikings. Over the past three years, Peterson has appeared in just 20 out of a possible 48 games, carrying a total of 385 times for 1,632 yards (4.2 per carry) with 11 touchdowns.