In the ever spinning wheels of sports, we bring you the updates on the top stories!
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp concedes Premier League title hopes are over following Leicester collapse
Jurgen Klopp has publicly admitted for the first time that Liverpool’s hopes of retaining their Premier League title are over following the 3-1 defeat at Leicester.
Alisson suffered another nightmare as a late collapse at the King Power Stadium left Liverpool 13 points adrift of leaders Manchester City, who have one game in hand after they beat Tottenham 3-0 on Saturday Night Football.
At this time, Liverpool is 30 points worse off than they were at this stage last term
Mixed Martial Arts
Kamaru Usman retains welterweight title with win over Gilbert Burns
Nigerian-born Texan Kamaru Usman “The Nigerian Nightmare” retained his welterweight title by winning his 13th successive UFC bout on Saturday night in Las Vegas.
Usman stopped Gilbert Burns with punches 34 seconds in the third round at UFC 258, taking his record to 18-1, defending his title for the third time, and breaking Georges St Pierre’s consecutive welterweight victories record in the process.
Usman was put down in the first round, but recovered impressively to stop Burns early in the third.
National Football League
NFL Draft; What to follow in 2021 offseason
The 2020 NFL season ended with the increasingly familiar sight of Tom Brady celebrating another Super Bowl win – a record-extending seventh. It capped one of the strangest and most testing of seasons, but now we turn our attention to the key dates in the 2021 NFL calendar.
Covid-19 still represents a clear and present danger to player safety despite a vaccination rollout, and the NFL has made the decision to cancel this year’s Scouting Combine, which hosts the most promising college prospects entering the draft.
However, there are still plenty of important dates in the NFL offseason calendar for you to keep track of like; 2021 NFL Draft, NFL Training Camps, Hall of Fame Game, the start of the 2021 Regular Season.
Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and James Harden lead Brooklyn Nets rout over Golden State Warriors
The Nets cruised past the Warriors for the second time this season, while Devin Booker led the Suns to their fifth-straight win and the Utah Jazz continued their rich vein of form.
Kevin Durant scored 20 points in his return to the San Francisco Bay Area and Brooklyn’s Big Three were firing on all cylinders on Saturday night as the Nets opened a Western Conference swing with a front-running, 134-117 victory over the host Golden State Warriors.
Australian Open: Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams progress to quarter-finals
Naomi Osaka saved two match points to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals, while seven-time champion Serena Williams resisted a stern challenge to progress in three sets.
Three-time Grand Slam champion Osaka fell a set and a break down to last year’s finalist Garbine Muguruza before she leveled the match and then faced two match points at 5-3 in the third
Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams could meet in the semi-finals