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Daily Archives: May 16, 2017

Reading edge Fulham to make play-off final

Reading 1-0 Fulham (Reading win 2-1 on aggregate) Yann Kermorgant is one step closer to ending his career in the Premier League after firing Reading into the Championship play-off final. The 35-year-old striker, who plans to retire at the end of next season, scored the goal

Thiago Alves targets fight against Mike Perry in August

UFC welterweight Thiago Alves would like his next fight to take place in August, and his ideal opponent would be hard-hitting Mike Perry. Alves (22-11) is coming off a unanimous decision against Patrick Cote at UFC 210 last month. The former welterweight title challenger says

Houston Texans add depth to O-line, sign OT Breno Giacomini

HOUSTON — The Texans added some needed depth to their offensive line on Tuesday by signing tackle Breno Giacomini. The position will be contested during training camp after right tackle Derek Newton was put on the physically unable to perform list last week. Coach Bill

Novak Djokovic overcomes test, advances at Italian Open

ROME — Novak Djokovic overcame a challenging first set to beat British qualifier Aljaz Bedene 7-6 (2), 6-2 in his opening match at the Italian Open on Tuesday. Bedene frustrated Djokovic for long stretches with his foot speed, keeping the ball in play and whipping

Forde set to miss Cork clash after losing appeal

Jason Forde will not be available for Tipperary’s Munster SHC opener against Cork on Sunday after losing his appeal against a one-match suspension. Forde had disputed the ban he picked up for his role in a clash with Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald during the Allianz Hurling League