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Clubs push for further SFA change

BBC Sport - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 12:20
The Scottish Professional Football League proposes change when the Scottish FA holds its annual general meeting in May.

'Hillsborough words inspired us'

BBC Sport - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 12:07
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says Hillsborough campaigner Margaret Aspinall inspired his team to victory at Norwich.

When being world champion doesn't pay

BBC Sport - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 12:00
How Olympic cyclist Emma Pooley's hobby turned out to be better paid than her day job

Gilbert claims third Amstel Gold

BBC Sport - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:58
Philippe Gilbert sees off fellow Belgian Jelle Vanendert to earn his third Amstel Gold victory in the Netherlands.

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, US boxer wrongly convicted of murder, dies at 76

Guardian Sport - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:57

Carter, remembered in Bob Dylan song Hurricane, imprisoned for 19 years before charges against him were dismissed

Rubin Carter, a former middleweight world title contender known as "the Hurricane whose wrongful conviction for murder became a cause célèbre, died in Toronto on Sunday at the age of 76.

The boxer's death was confirmed by a caregiver and associate, John Artis.

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Wawrinka takes Monte Carlo title

BBC Sport - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:48
Stanislas Wawrinka beats fellow Swiss Roger Federer to win the first Masters 1000 title of his career in Monte Carlo.

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies

BBC Sport - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:48
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the US boxer whose wrongful conviction for murder caused an international outcry, dies aged 76.

Northampton 36-21 London Irish

BBC Sport - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:26
Northampton Saints survive a remarkable London Irish fightback to return to winning ways at Franklin's Gardens.

Alastair Cook and Peter Moores to make 'clean break' with England

Guardian Sport - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:25
New regime to keep former coach Andy Flower in background
'Andy won't be making decisions behind our backs'

Alastair Cook hopes to create a new partnership with England's restored coach Peter Moores that can be as effective for England as Michael Clarke and Darren Lehmann have been for Australia, and has knocked back suggestions that Andy Flower will remain the power behind the throne.

Moores spoke of using his predecessor Flower as "a sounding board" following his move to a new job with the England and Wales Cricket Board as the technical director of elite coaching, but Cook acknowledged the need to make a "clean break" from the Flower era which ended in a 5-0 Ashes defeat.

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Jamaica 254-7 after tea vs Barbados’ 245

Observer Sport - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:23
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Jamaica, replying to Barbados’ 245, reached 254 for seven in their first innings, an hour after tea on the second day of the Headley/Weekes Trophy semi-final at Kensington Oval on Sunday.

Hull City 0-3 Arsenal | Premier League match report

Guardian Sport - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:14

Arsenal received a timely top-up in their aim to cling on to a place in the top four, with the manager Arsène Wenger relieved to have "oil in the engine again".

Their record signing Mesut Özil is back after missing seven matches with a hamstring injury but it was the return to prominence of Aaron Ramsey that inspired them to a valuable victory at Hull. Ramsey contributed to all three goals, with Lukas Podolski scoring either side of half-time after the Welshman scored his 16th goal of the season to keep Arsenal in the Champions League positions ahead of Everton.

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Pro12: Blues 17-13 Scarlets

BBC Sport - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:06
Both sides had a man sent off as the Cardiff Blues beat the Scarlets 17-13 in the Pro12 derby at the Millennium Stadium.

Everton v Manchester United live! | Simon Burnton

Guardian Sport - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:04

4.04pm BST

"If we're tweeting @ you, it should be 'in 126 characters or less' #justsayin," pointofinformations Philip Podolsky. Or fewer, Philip. But yes, fair point.

3.51pm BST

This isn't Everton's only home game of the day the ladies' match against Notts County is currently in stoppage time, and they're 2-0 down.

3.46pm BST

If I'm not very much mistaken, those socks are lilac. Lilac! In my day you'd have been hounded out the game for good, etc.

3.44pm BST

Right, I'm going to stop this nonsense now I've got a picture of a player wearing unusually-coloured socks to show you.

3.28pm BST

Back! Back! BACK!!!! These are special moments, as in the space of a single month we enjoy the returns of Jack Bauer to our TV screens, Spider-Man to the world's multiplexes and David Moyes to Goodison Park, one after the other. Three flawed heroes who for all their imperfections have still managed to entertain, to exasperate and still to save the world. Well, two of them have saved the world. And for all this, miserable ingrates criticise. Can we not see what these men have achieved, what they have sacrificed for us? And, more specifically, couldn't they organise a job swap?

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It's tough luck to lose to your team-mate

BBC Sport - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 10:35
After a third successive GP win the 2008 champion heightens impression he has too much for his team-mate Nico Rosberg, writes Andrew Benson

Welbeck considers Man Utd exit

BBC Sport - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 10:25
Manchester United forward Danny Welbeck is considering a move in order to play more in his preferred central striking role.

VIDEO: Reds have 'surpassed expectations'

BBC Sport - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 10:14
Brendan Rodgers says Liverpool have already "surpassed expectations" this season, after claiming a hard fought 3-2 away victory against Norwich.

No Custom Duty on ‘phablets’

Observer - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 10:12
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) -- Effective May 1, ‘phablets’ -- a cross between a smart-phone and a tablet -- will be reclassified and no longer attract customs duties.

VIDEO: Watch Priestland's point-blank miss

BBC Sport - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 10:04
Scarlets fly-half Rhys Priestland misses a kick from right in front of the posts after scoring a try against the Blues at the Millennium Stadium.

Croatia thrash GB in Worlds opener

BBC Sport - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 10:03
Great Britain begin their ice hockey World Championship campaign with a a 4-0 defeat by Croatia in Lithuania.

Alonso dedicates podium to Domencali

BBC Sport - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 09:56
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso dedicates his first podium of the season to former team principal Stefano Domencali.