History on the side of Meralco Bolts after Game 5 win

Meralco Bolts’ Cliff Hodge, Allein Maliksi and Raymond Almazan during Game 5 of the PBA Philippine Cup Finals against San Miguel Beermen. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines–Meralco is on the edge of a historic first crown in the PBA. After nipping San Miguel, 92-88, Friday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum, the Bolts are now up 3-2…

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England’s Euro 2024 squad analysis: Gareth Southgate gets bold and rips up left side – but who fills Harry Maguire void? | Football News

Southgate finally gets bold with big calls Marcus Rashford’s omission from the provisional squad was the first clue that Gareth Southgate might be approaching this tournament differently. Now we know it for sure. There was a perception that young newcomers such as Adam Wharton would be the ones to make way when the squad was…

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Irving’s reflective side front and center in run to NBA Finals

Dallas Mavericks guard Kyrie Irving answers questions during a news conference after the Mavericks defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves in Game 5 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals, Thursday, May 30, 2024, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Matt Krohn) DALLAS — Kyrie Irving directed obscene gestures and profanity at a hostile crowd in Boston the last time…

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England ‘sloppy’ vs Scotland in T20 World Cup but coach Matthew Mott felt his side would have won if not for rain | Cricket News

England headed into the T20 World Cup as defending champions and one of the tournament favourites – but were given a real scare by qualifiers Scotland before the rain won out in Barbados. With both sides taking a point apiece from the abandonment in Bridgetown – in which Scotland thumped 90-0 from 10 overs before…

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Hibernian: Nick Montgomery sacked as head coach of Scottish Premiership side | Football News

Hibernian have sacked head coach Nick Montgomery after just eight months in charge. The 42-year-old – who failed to guide the team to a top-six spot – departs following Sunday’s 4-0 defeat at home to Aberdeen which left some fans protesting at results and Montgomery pleading for patience. That loss was Montgomery’s 13th since taking…

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Xabi Alonso’s Bayer Leverkusen side now three games from an unbeaten treble… will it happen? | Football News

The sight of Bayern Munich lifting the Bundesliga Meisterschale has been very familiar in recent years. Eleven titles in a row, the Bavarians have dominated the German top division for more than a decade. But this year has proven to be very different. Borussia Dortmund, who missed out on toppling them with virtually the last…

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Gloucester to face Sharks in Challenge Cup final on May 24 after beating Italian side Benetton | Rugby Union News

Gloucester are into the Challenge Cup final for a fifth time after beating Italian team Benetton 40-23 at Kingsholm. The Cherry and Whites will face Sharks at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday May 24 following the South African side’s nail-biting 32-31 win over French outfit Clermont in the first semi-final. Gloucester won this competition in…

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Emma Hayes concedes WSL title to Man City after her Chelsea side lose seven-goal thriller to Liverpool | Football News

Chelsea manager Emma Hayes has conceded the Women’s Super League title after her side’s dramatic 4-3 loss to Liverpool – meaning she is set to end her historic spell at the Blues without a farewell trophy. The Blues have endured a horrendous last month after suffering defeats in the Champions League, FA Cup semi-finals and…

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Captain Marlie Packer returns to Red Roses side for Six Nations clash with Ireland at Twickenham | Rugby Union News

Skipper Marlie Packer is one of two changes to the Red Roses side to face Ireland at Twickenham in the Women’s Six Nations 2024. Packer, who dropped to the bench for England’s 46-0 win over Scotland, comes back into the back row, Lark Atkin-Davies the second change as she comes back in at hooker after…

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Dundee vs Rangers: Dens Park side confident game goes ahead as they reveal contingency plans | Football News

Dundee remain confident Wednesday’s rearranged Scottish Premiership match at home to Rangers will go ahead as planned – live on Sky Sports. Heavy rain caused the original tie at Dens Park to be postponed on March 17, and similar weather this week has raised further concerns the fixture will once again be called off. If that…

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