• Stephen Hawking to join Newton and Darwin in Westminster Abbey
Stephen Hawking to join Newton and Darwin in Westminster Abbey

The latest burials of scientists there were those of Ernest Rutherford in 1937 and of Joseph John Thomson in 1940. The Abbey is the final resting place of many scientific luminaries, but Hawking will be the first well-known public person for almost 30 years, and the first scientist for 80 years, to receive the honor.

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  • FA Cup semi-final dates, TV and kick-off times revealed
FA Cup semi-final dates, TV and kick-off times revealed

The playmaker has also become the star of the Danish national team and netted a hat-trick back in November as Denmark downed the Republic of Ireland in a 2018 FIFA World Cup play-off. Equally, there is the concern of ambition. They were on a 15-game unbeaten run there before the recent UEFA Champions League defeat to Juventus .

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  • $1K reward in search for missing St. Joseph's University student in Bermuda
$1K reward in search for missing St. Joseph's University student in Bermuda

Police say he was last seen around 1 a.m.at The Dog House, a bar and restaurant in Hamilton, the island's capital. Spokesman Dwayne Caines did not disclose any details about the discovery and did not confirm that the body was that of 19-year-old Mark Dombroski.

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  • McIlroy right in contention at Bay Hill after superb 67
McIlroy right in contention at Bay Hill after superb 67

In trademark fashion, 14-time major victor Woods refused to rule himself out of the contest as he chases a ninth victory at Bay Hill. McIlroy birdied two of his final three holes to close a five-under 67 and grab third spot, which Rose matched to lie a further shot back in tied-fourth alongside Ryan Moore .

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  • McKnight killer sentenced to 30 years
McKnight killer sentenced to 30 years

The Jets selected McKnight, who was 28 at the time of his death, in the fourth round of the 2010 draft out of USC , where he was one of the bigger stars in college football. But prosecutors, bolstered by forensic evidence , argued that McKnight never lunged into the vehicle or came close to Gasser because there was no evidence of gunpowder or sti...

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  • Marcus Smart To Undergo Surgery; Celtics Still Hopeful Of Comeback
Marcus Smart To Undergo Surgery; Celtics Still Hopeful Of Comeback

Smart sprained the thumb while diving for a loose ball in the first half of Sunday's loss to Indiana. The team said Friday that Smart is expected to return to basketball activities in 6 to 8 weeks. After the encounter, he downplayed the severity of the injury but it now looks to be more serious than he'd initially hoped. He traveled to NY on Thur...

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  • Morata has good World Cup chance despite being dropped, Lopetegui confirms
Morata has good World Cup chance despite being dropped, Lopetegui confirms

CHELSEA striker Alvaro Marota has not been dropped by Spain for the World Cup - just the two upcoming friendlies. While omitting one Chelsea player, Lopetegui has called up another, Marcos Alonso , for the first time. Costa had not been called up in more than nine months because he couldn't play with Atletico until the team's transfer ban...

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  • Blount leaves Eagles for Lions
Blount leaves Eagles for Lions

Meanwhile, Blount is coming off a season which saw him average 4.4 yards per carry on 173 rushes with the Eagles . Blount spent the bulk of his career with the Patroits, helping them win two Super Bowls during his near four-year tenure. Both general Bob Quinn and head coach Matt Patricia intersected with Blount in New England. Blount has 51 ca...

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  • Wilshere can be crucial but Hart faces battle, says Southgate
Wilshere can be crucial but Hart faces battle, says Southgate

BetVictor's Head of ante post Football Michael Triffitt commented: "With the World Cup in Russian Federation this summer fast approaching the market to make the final 23 man squad has seen some changes following the announcement of Gareth Southgates latest squad to face the Netherlands and Italy".

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  • Things to Know About New Vikings DT Sheldon Richardson
Things to Know About New Vikings DT Sheldon Richardson

The Seahawks have also been attempting to re-sign Richardson, for whom they paid heavily last season, trading a second-round pick in 2018 as well as receiver Jermaine Kearse to the Jets (while also swapping seventh-rounders). The pact is for one year, according to ESPN . While Johnson is nearly six years older than Richardson, he will cost s...

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  • Redskins officially sign Richardson
Redskins officially sign Richardson

The Minnesota Vikings have signed defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson to a one-year deal, report ESPN's Adam Schefter . Unlike with Richard Sherman, Jimmy Graham and others, the Seahawks were reportedly actively trying to re-sign Richardson.

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  • Two hospitalized after Virginia Beach-based Navy jet crashes off Florida coast
Two hospitalized after Virginia Beach-based Navy jet crashes off Florida coast

The Super Hornet was based out of Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia Beach, Va. Hecht said the pilot and a weapons system officer on board were able parachute to safety. "In the air, I saw fire", she said. There were five incidents last year, the most of any year in the past decade, and all remain under investigation.

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  • Tiger Woods Emerges as Masters 2018 Betting Odds Favorite
Tiger Woods Emerges as Masters 2018 Betting Odds Favorite

The leader is Jimmy Walker at -5. The 14-time major victor Woods easily had group partner Day's measure on day one at Florida's famed Bay Hill course, firing a four-under-par 68 while Day struggled to a 73. That performance saw some bookmakers install the 14-time major victor as a joint-favourite for the upcoming Masters alongside world number ...

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  • Women's basketball to face Dayton in NCAA Tournament
Women's basketball to face Dayton in NCAA Tournament

The Four #1 seeds are UConn (Albany Region), Louisville (Lexington Region), Mississippi State (Kanas City Region) and Notre Dame (Spokane Region). 1 seed for the first time in school history. South Carolina , Tennessee, Texas A&M, Missouri, Georgia and LSU joined the Bulldogs as ranked teams for most of the season.

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  • Saints bringing back cornerback Patrick Robinson on 4-year deal
Saints bringing back cornerback Patrick Robinson on 4-year deal

With Darby immediately lining up on the outside, Robinson found a home lining up over the slot. After that disastrous year, Robinson was forced to take a discounted one-year deal in Philadelphia, and he made the most of it. But Philly didn't get a deal done. Suffice to say , he outplayed the contract and became a key cog at cornerback for the ...

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  • National Football League free agency rumors: QB Sam Bradford to sign with Cardinals
National Football League free agency rumors: QB Sam Bradford to sign with Cardinals

Bradford was the third domino in a wild market for veteran signal callers that opened this week. The 30-year-old is coming off a season in which he played two games before knee surgery felled him. In other roster moves, the Cardinals announced that they have released running back Adrian Peterson after a half-season in the desert that included a p...

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  • Packers release longtime WR Jordy Nelson
Packers release longtime WR Jordy Nelson

The question now is: what's the market like for a 32 year-old, oft-injured receiver who has seen a dramatic reduction in catches, receiving yards and touchdowns this past season? With quarterback Aaron Rodgers sidelined for 10 games with a fractured right collarbone, Nelson caught just 53 passes for 482 yards and six touchdowns last season.

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  • Arsenal boss Wenger: Deeney words? You want more controversy?!
Arsenal boss Wenger: Deeney words? You want more controversy?!

Take a look through the gallery above to see how Arsenal could line up ahead of their clash with Watford . "We all know we are on the same boat". The 26-year-old England worldwide has a little more than three months remaining on his current deal but negotiations over an extension remain at an impasse.

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  • Malaga 0 Barcelona 2
Malaga 0 Barcelona 2

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi pulled out of the squad to face Malaga in La Liga on Saturday due to the birth of his third child. Barcelona are first in the La Liga table with 72 points from 28 matches ahead of Atletico Madrid, who are in the second place with 61 points from 27 matches.

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  • AB stars, South Africa claim 139-run lead
AB stars, South Africa claim 139-run lead

While the Proteas will plead that there was no deliberate contact between Rabada and Smith, with their shirts barely rubbing together, the fast bowler's cause will not be helped by his celebration on Sunday after he bowled Warner, the protagonist in the ugly scenes from the first Test in Durban, with a superb delivery that started by angling away f...

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  • Notre Dame Basketball: Irish character defined once again
Notre Dame Basketball: Irish character defined once again

But in the month of March, inexplicable things tend to pile up in droves. Duke freshman Marvin Bagley III was too much for Notre Dame, scoring 33 points as the fifth-ranked Blue Devils posted an 88-70 victory in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament quarterfinals Thursday night at the Barclays Center in NY.

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  • Allardyce relieved as Everton see off Brighton
Allardyce relieved as Everton see off Brighton

What was a third successive home victory for Everton marked a return to winning ways after back-to-back defeats, 2-1 at Burnley and 1-0 at Watford a week earlier. The host dominated in the first half but couldn't find a way past a Brighton side who travelled to Goodison Park on the back of three wins in their last four games in all competitions.

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  • Kenedy double helps Newcastle to 3-0 rout of Southampton
Kenedy double helps Newcastle to 3-0 rout of Southampton

The Stoke keeper was in inspired form and the main reason why the Saints didn't take all three points from this fixture. "Against Bournemouth (a 2-2 draw having been 2-0 up) we were really good going forward, Burnley was the same (late equaliser conceded), and we have to manage better this advantage".

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  • Jamie Carragher issues apology over
Jamie Carragher issues apology over "out of order" spitting incident

The 14-year-old daughter of the United supporter was in the passenger seat and claims to have been hit in the face by Carragher's saliva. Carragher has worked as a football pundit for Sky since his retirement from football in 2013, he is also a columnist for the Daily Telegraph having previously written for the Daily Mail.

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  • Government approves referendum bill on 8th Amendment
Government approves referendum bill on 8th Amendment

It's very appropriate and fitting that on this day the Irish Government has taken a decision that we will have a referendum to repeal the eighth amendment and that we will have finalised the wording for that referendum. Mr Harris said this brief period of time would allow women to consider of all of the options before making an informed decision....

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