Kyrie Irving, Brooklyn Nets hold off New Orleans Pelicans despite 33 points from Zion Williamson

Kyrie Irving scored 32 points and Joe Harris had 24 to lead seven Brooklyn players in double figures as the short-handed Nets held off the host New Orleans Pelicans 134-129 on Tuesday night. Brooklyn Nets 134 – 129 New Orleans Pelicans 2:44 Highlights of the Brooklyn Nets’ clash with the New Orleans Pelicans in Week …

Sonny Conto has been branded as a real life Rocky Balboa and was joined on his ring walk by Tyson Fury

For Sonny Conto, the comparisons to Rocky Balboa come naturally, but Philadelphia’s heavyweight contender says his natural born power is far from ‘fictional.’ Conto’s Italian heritage, same hometown and a similar nickname have led to him being branded as a ‘real-life Rocky’, a genuine version of Sylvester Stallone’s famous film hero. But the unbeaten 25-year-old …

Scottish Premiership match previews, team news, stats

Team news and stats for the midweek Scottish Premiership games as St Johnstone host champions Rangers, while Celtic travel to Aberdeen. Hamilton vs Motherwell – Wednesday, 6pm Hamilton boss Brian Rice has no fresh injury worries for the visit of Lanarkshire rivals Motherwell. Goalkeeper Ryan Fulton is out for the rest of the season after …

West Ham Women 0-0 Aston Villa Women: Villans off Women’s Super League bottom in game of few chances

Aston Villa moved off the bottom of the Women’s Super League following a 0-0 draw with fellow strugglers West Ham. The game was one of high intensity, good defending but few chances. West Ham had opportunities to take the lead. Kenza Dali passed the ball from the right wing to Katerina Svitkova. She took a …

Barcelona Open: Cameron Norrie reaches third round after impressive win against Karen Khachanov

British No 2 Cameron Norrie knocks out Karen Khachanov to reach the third round of the Barcelona Open as he continues his excellent start to the season; Petra Kvitova begins her title defence in Stuttgart with a win Last Updated: 20/04/21 11:53pm Cameron Norrie continued his fine start to the 2021 season at the Barcelona …

League One highlights and round-up: Hull made to wait for promotion; Peterborough beaten

Hull moved a step closer to securing promotion to the Sky Bet Championship after twice coming from a goal down to earn a 2-2 draw against Sunderland. The Black Cats, looking to revive their own promotion hopes after three successive defeats, went ahead through Jordan Jones’ early goal before being pegged back by Josh Magennis. …

Man Utd, Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham join Chelsea and Manchester City in leaving European Super League

Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham have followed Chelsea and Manchester City in pulling out from the proposed Super League. City were the first Premier League side to publicly confirm they were pulling out of the breakaway competition on Tuesday evening, despite news initially emerging from Chelsea earlier in the day they had made a …

Jamie Carragher: FSG have no future at Liverpool after Super League proposal

Jamie Carragher has warned Liverpool’s owners, Fenway Sports Group, have ‘no future’ at the club following the European Super League controversy. Liverpool pledged to be one of the Founding Clubs of the proposed new league when the breakaway was announced on Sunday. Despite confirmation that Manchester City are intent on withdrawing their involvement and Liverpool’s first-team …

Chelsea 0-0 Brighton: Danny Welbeck, Adam Lallana miss late chances to give Seagulls Stamford Bridge win

Danny Welbeck hit the post and Adam Lallana missed a glorious chance late on to deny Brighton a famous victory at Stamford Bridge in a 0-0 draw with Chelsea. Thomas Tuchel’s side never got going in a game delayed by 15 minutes due to protests outside Stamford Bridge against the European Super League stopping both …

Premier League Darts 2021: Glen Durrant beaten by Jose de Sousa to confirm elimination

1:46 Glen Durrant suffered Premier League elimination less than a year on from winning the title Glen Durrant suffered Premier League elimination less than a year on from winning the title Glen Durrant’s defence of his Premier League title is over after he was eliminated following defeat to Jose de Sousa in Milton Keynes. Six …