Joe Kinnear risked alienating the Newcastle fans further by claiming to have "more intelligence than them".
Nigeria beat Tahiti 6-1 in their Confederations Cup Group B clash on Monday.
Injury-hit Leeds battled to a 38-28 victory over Widnes in Monday night's rearranged Super League clash.
Sri Lanka beat Australia at The Oval to set up a Champions Trophy semi-final against India.
Ben Linfoot seeks out the value on day one of Royal Ascot and he's backing three big-priced horses.
SPL side Hearts are to go into administration, Press Association Sport understands.
Brighton manager Gus Poyet failed to attend a disciplinary hearing at the club due to "disputed legal reasons".
Owen Coyle used his first press conference as Wigan manager to heap praise on the club's set-up.
Guus Hiddink is to remain with Anzhi Makhachkala for a further season despite fans' protests against the Dutchman.
Kevin Strootman's heart remains set on a move to the Premier League despite interest from across Europe.
Justin Rose spared a thought for heartbroken runner-up Phil Mickelson after his US Open victory.
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Sri Lanka are through to the semi-finals of the ICC Champions Trophy after defeating Australia by 20 runs in the final Group A fixture at the Oval.
Reaction from the Oval as Sri Lanka progressed to the semi-finals of the ICC Champions Trophy after beating Australia in the final Group A fixture.
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