Playoffs

NHL's willful disregard for broken playoff system getting ridiculous

6 days ago   |   By New York Post

SUNRISE, Fla. - Imagine Wimbledon every year matching up the top two seeds in each half of the draw in the second round. Imagine the World Cup placing the four most powerful squads in the same group. Imagine March Madness placing the top four seeds in the country in the same region. While you're at...
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US women get easy draw for next summer's World Cup, facing Thailand, Chile and Sweden

US women get easy draw for next summer's World Cup, facing Thailand, Chile and Sweden

6 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Every team, regardless of how talented or how deep, needs a few lucky breaks to win a title. Six months before the World Cup kicks off in France, the U.S. women got their first one. The defending champions have what looks to be the easiest path through the group stage of all the contenders, drawing Thailand and Chile on Saturday as their first two opponents. Thailand, ranked 29th, won one game and gave up 10 goals in its first World Cup appearance in 2015. Chile, ranked 38th, will be making its World Cup debut. Yes, the Americans also got their old frenemy Sweden. Of course they did. It...
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Women's World Cup draw set in Paris amid unrest

Women's World Cup draw set in Paris amid unrest

6 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

The 24 teams that qualified for the Women's World Cup are set to learn their opponents for the tournament's group stage next summer in France. Saturday's draw for soccer's most prestigious event is taking place inside La Seine Musicale, a dome-shaped concert hall perched over the river Seine on the outskirts of Paris.
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NBA trade rumors: Suns send Trevor Ariza to Wizards for Kelly Oubre, Austin...

NBA trade rumors: Suns send Trevor Ariza to Wizards for Kelly Oubre, Austin Rivers

The deal comes after ESPN reported Friday the Suns nixed a deal after confusion over which players were supposed to be included. Read more ...

Manchester City 3 Everton 1: Jesus at the double as City go top

Manchester City 3 Everton 1: Jesus at the double as City go top

After losing to Chelsea last time out in the Premier League, Manchester City returned to the summit with victory over Everton. Read more ...

Gabriel Jesus' two goals lead Manchester City past Everton

Gabriel Jesus' two goals lead Manchester City past Everton

MANCHESTER, England - Manchester City showed there was no lasting damage from last week's surprise defeat at Chelsea as the Premier League defending champions beat Everton 3-1... Read more ...

Guardiola heaps praise on goalscorer Jesus

Guardiola heaps praise on goalscorer Jesus

Pep Guardiola heaped praise on Gabriel Jesus after the striker netted a brace in Man City's 3-1 win over Everton. Read more ...

Huddersfield Town 0 Newcastle United 1: Rondon strike settles scrap

Huddersfield Town 0 Newcastle United 1: Rondon strike settles scrap

Newcastle United recorded a first win in four to pull clear of the relegation zone as Salomon Rondon struck the winner at Huddersfield Town. Read more ...

No Zaha, no problem as Crystal Palace beats Leicester 1-0

No Zaha, no problem as Crystal Palace beats Leicester 1-0

Crystal Palace showed it can cope without Wilfried Zaha when the London club edged to a 1-0 win over Leicester in the English Premier League Read more ...

Suzuki Cup: Vietnam win first title in 10 years after 3-2 aggregate win

Suzuki Cup: Vietnam win first title in 10 years after 3-2 aggregate win

Nguyen Ahn Duc's early goal gave Vietnam a 1-0 win over Malaysia as they secured the AFF Suzuki Cup with a 3-2 aggregate victory. Read more ...

Tottenham 1 Burnley 0: Eriksen snatches victory at the death

Tottenham 1 Burnley 0: Eriksen snatches victory at the death

Tottenham were frustrated by Burnley until second-half stoppage time, when Christian Eriksen struck the winning goal. Read more ...

Silva rues Richarlison's missed chances at City

Silva rues Richarlison's missed chances at City

The Toffees have not won in their last four Premier League matches after succumbing to two goals from Gabriel Jesus and one Raheem Sterling effort Read more ...

Report: Eagles QB Wentz has fractured vertebra

Report: Eagles QB Wentz has fractured vertebra

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz has a fractured vertebra in his back that may keep him out of Sunday's game, multiple outlets are reporting. Wentz underwent an MRI... Read more ...