Playoffs

NHL's willful disregard for broken playoff system getting ridiculous

9 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

9 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

9 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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Not so special anymore: Antiquated Mourinho finished at the highest level

Not so special anymore: Antiquated Mourinho finished at the highest level

The Portuguese's sacking as Manchester United boss comes as no surprise and no elite club will be interested in a coach who has failed to evolve Read more ...

'Congratulations to all Man Utd fans' - Nigerians react to Jose Mourinho's sack

'Congratulations to all Man Utd fans' - Nigerians react to Jose Mourinho's sack

The Red Devils have parted ways with the Portuguese gaffer after conceding their fifth league loss of the season Read more ...

Redskins' Montae Nicholson, girlfriend arrested after drunken assault: cops

Redskins' Montae Nicholson, girlfriend arrested after drunken assault: cops

Washington Redskins safety Montae Nicholson was arrested on Tuesday after his alleged role in a drunken assault in Loudon County, Va. Nicholson and Sydney A. Maggiore, who is... Read more ...

Manchester United fires manager Jose Mourinho after poor start to the season

Manchester United fires manager Jose Mourinho after poor start to the season

The Red Devils have won just two of their last eight matches in all competitions and sit 11 points off fourth place in the Premier League Read more ...

Jose Mourinho leaves Man United after 2½ years

Jose Mourinho leaves Man United after 2½ years

Manchester United says Jose Mourinho has left the Premier League club with immediate effect Read more ...

Soccer: Manchester United run out of patience and sack Mourinho after dire start

Soccer: Manchester United run out of patience and sack Mourinho after dire start

The decision came as United laboured to their worst start for 28 years, playing dull, defensive football, with Mourinho cutting an ever-angrier figure after each setback, but... Read more ...

Ibrahimovic re-signs with LA Galaxy for 2019

Ibrahimovic re-signs with LA Galaxy for 2019

The club have tied the forward down to a new contract for the 2019 MLS season following persistent reports of a departure Read more ...

'I'm comfortable saying it' - USMNT boss Berhalter backs Man City-bound...

'I'm comfortable saying it' - USMNT boss Berhalter backs Man City-bound Steffen to thrive in England

The coach managed the goalkeeper with the Columbus Crew, and he has little doubt he can make it as a Premier League goalkeeper Read more ...

Suns guard Austin Rivers expected to sign with Grizzlies after buyout

Suns guard Austin Rivers expected to sign with Grizzlies after buyout

The Suns and Austin Rivers have agreed that the veteran guard would fit better on an older team looking to earn a playoff spot. Read more ...

Thunder vs. Kings: Time, TV channel, how to watch online

Thunder vs. Kings: Time, TV channel, how to watch online

The Thunder travel to Sacramento on Wednesday to take on the Kings. Here's all the info you need to tune in. Read more ...