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Kei Nishikori, Jack Sock reach Miami Open quarterfinals

Federer, the No. 4 seed from Switzerland, outlasted 10th-seeded Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic on Thursday, winning 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (6). It was hard to s...


Will play in Dharamsala only if I pass fitness test: Virat Kohli

India's batting mainstay Kohli has scored only 46 runs in his five innings against Australia after scoring a double century in each of the previous four serie...


Munster 41 Toulouse 16: Munster chief hails mentality behind runaway win

Munster were 10 points up in as many minutes, profiting from Francois Cros' early sin-binning as prop and man-of-the-match John Ryan muscled over for a try. I ...


Bizarre Cristiano Ronaldo bust overshadows airport naming ceremony

When the island of Madeira on Wednesday (March 29) renamed its airport in honour of its hometown hero Cristiano Ronaldo , all eyes were expected to be on the f...


Kohli describes Australia series win as India's 'best so far'

Rahul made light work of both Steve O'Keefe and Josh Hazlewood, crashing balls into the fence to close within 60 runs of victory. "The way the Australian team...


Dominant Leinster hold off Wasps fightback to reach Champions Cup semi-finals

Leinster, the Irish province who have been champions of Europe three times, scored three first-half tries . And while the Aviva Premiership Rugby table-toppe...


Mata bemoans Manchester United's 'bad luck'

Chris Smalling, Phil Jones and Paul Pogba have all picked up injuries in recent weeks while Wayne Rooney remains a fitness doubt. Mata's absence further exace...


Steen, Perron lead Blues to 4-1 win over Predators

It was a close game. "No matter what, we just keep building". The game was still up for grabs late in the third before PK Subban added an empty net tally to e...


Maye's shot for UNC becomes instant March memory

Not the North Carolina hero who would score a career-high 17 points in Sunday's 75-73 Elite Eight win over Kentucky at FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee, 48 h...


USA Hockey, women reach agreement; seek growth for sport

Earlier in the day, 16 Senate Democrats sent a letter to USA Hockey, saying members of the women's national team "deserve fairness and respect" and urging the o...


Cardinals Extend Stephen Piscotty

As you know, we have been proactive in signing young players over the years, those who we think can provide the basis for what we think will be future competiti...


Federer and Nadal advance, Wawrinka ousted at Miami Open

Top seed Stan Wawrinka crashed out of tennis' Miami Open on Tuesday, falling 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 to German young gun Alexander Zverev , who booked his first Mast...


Jurgen Klopp Thrilled By Coutinho's Return To Form

It's like hearsay for me. 'I won't say we are out of it but the teams that are chasing for that are in a lot better position than us. "My staff is fine, rea...


Top contenders Gustafsson, Teixeira predict UFC 210's Comier-Johnson title rematch

And he'll do so against Donald Cerrone. Prelims will be shown on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass. All up, UFC 210: Cormier vs Johnson 2 is a 13-fight program. But Gu...


Aussie cricketers are no longer friends, says Virat Kohli

Debutant player Kuldeep Yadav, who performed four-for in the first innings attracted many eye-balls across the nation, including Sachin Tendulkar. Australia c...


Federer Beats Wawrinka to Claim 5th Indian Wells Title

In the finals at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, Federer defeated Stan Wawrinka 6-4, 7-5. Roger Federer has a reputation as one of the nicest pro athlet...


Roger Federer wins fifth Indian Wells tournament title

Federer now joins Djokovic as a five-time victor at the event and becomes the oldest champion in the tournament's history, surpassing Jimmy Connors who was 31...


Liverpool fans revel in Philippe Coutinho's match-winning performance against Everton

Everton boss Ronald Koeman went into the match in the eye of a storm after being described by Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill as a "master tactician...


Georgetown hires Patrick Ewing as men's basketball coach

Ewing has never been a head coach or coached at all on the college level. Ewing attended the Washington , DC school from 1981 to 1985, leading the Hoyas to a...


Reigns vs. Undertaker to Main Event?

Even in his 50s after almost 30 years with the company, The Undertaker's WrestleMania match is still one of the most highly anticipated on the card. In the da...


Dillon Danis Talks Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather & 'Notorious' Comparisons

In a Wednesday interview with Fight Hub TV, GSP's boxing coach Freddie Roach, who helped broker the fighter's four-fight deal, admitted that ending with a match...


College athletic league signals return to North Carolina after LGBT law revoked

North Carolina has played host to several key events in the past and was slated to host seven different championship events in 2016-17 before the Board of Direc...


Crystal Palace boss Allardyce revels in Chelsea upset: That shocked you lot!

Pedro replaced Moses in The Blue's first home defeat since September when they lost 2-1 to Liverpool. But Spurs beat Burnley 2-0 at Turf Moor, meaning Chelse...


I take blame for England loss, says coach Jones

England's performances in the opening three matches failed to convince but any questions were answered emphatically during their dominant 61-21 win over Scotl...


NCAA Tournament: UCLA vs

The outcome was, perhaps, different than most fans anticipated . He outplayed Ball, who finished with 10 points on 4 of 10 shooting before announcing he ha...


'Bama bar apologizes over Deshaun Watson confrontation

Watson has not commented on the incident, though he did retweet a tweet from a man who works security at another Tuscaloosa bar that referred to the 21-year-o...


Curry leads Warriors fightback in Spurs defeat

The Golden State Warriors are beginning to look like the best team in basketball again, and they are doing it without their leading scorer, Kevin Durant , on...


Staley says she would go to White House if invited

It was the fourth NCAA championship decided by SEC teams since 2011. These Final Four Bulldogs will be remembered for a long time in Starkville and all over the...


Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey found

The statement claimed that Ortega told them he was resigning for personal reasons, that they were not aware of his actions, and that they regret how Ortega took...


The Masters: Jordan Spieth offers advice on how to beat Dustin Johnson

The last time a PGA Tour event featured team play was the 1981 Disney Classic. Here are my power rankings for the week. I feel really healthy, and I don't fee...


Kang leads Houston Open golf by three

She battled back into a five-way tie for the lead, making three birdies and a bogey on the final six holes of regulation at Mission Hills Country Club. For the ...


Pat Nevin on potential upsides of Everton cashing in on Lukaku

Where would we be without them?' "I try to be realistic about the situation of the team, its progress, and the project of Everton". I don't like too much indi...


SC wins women's NCAA basketball championship

Staley joined Peck as the only African-American coaches to win an NCAA women's basketball championship Sunday night when SC beat Mississippi State 67-55. There ...


Rays' Dickerson gets 1st hit, run of new major league season

Tanaka has been one of the most consistent starters over the past three seasons, compiling a career 3.12 ERA over 75 starts and finishing seventh in CY Young vo...


Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal return to top five in the ATP rankings

When Nadal sailed a return long on the final point, Federer took the ball on a bounce behind the baseline and sent it into the stands, then waved both hands in ...


Mets defeat Braves on Opening Day at Citi Field

Syndergaard is now slated to take the mound again on Saturday, in the Mets' fifth game of the season, against the Marlins. Rene Rivera led off the seventh w...


Diego Maradona complains about Pro Evo image use

Instead of being an optional extra for one of his old clubs, he features in a "Legends" team alongside the likes of Gary Lineker, Ronaldinho and Hristo Stoichko...


49ers Announce 2017 Offseason Schedule, Dates and Events

The Eagles announced the dates for their 2017 offseason workout program on Monday, and those itching for football won't have to wait much longer. The NFL, u...


LeBron James Apologizes For On-Court Altercation With Tristan Thompson

That was certainly the case Sunday, which is odd given how badly the Cavs needed this victory. There was none of that love Sunday, with the postgame vibe subdue...


Barcelona lash out at Federation Internationale de Football Association over Lionel Messi ban

As well as the ban, the Argentina forward was fined £8,100 by Federation Internationale de Football Association for "having directed insulting words" at an offi...


Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal in Miami Open final

Speaking on court afterwards, Federer told ESPN: "I'm not 24 anymore so things have changed in a big way". There are four big ATP clay events before the Fre...


Chelsea's Antonio Conte: Premier League title race interesting again

Nine points now separate Tottenham and fifth-placed Manchester United, though both they and Arsenal in sixth have a game in hand over Mauricio Pochettino's team...


Huskies have all the pieces to start another long streak

The historic 111-game winning streak of the University of Connecticut's women's basketball team has ended as the Huskies fell 66-64 in overtime to Mississippi S...


Curry shines against Wizards, Warriors win 11th straight

The Wizards allowed a team to shoot 50 percent or more for the third time on the five-game road trip and gave up over 130 points for the second time on the trip...


Dustin Johnson wins for the third time in as many tournaments

Surely next week's Masters can not come soon enough for the laid back American after his tense one-up victory over the brilliant young Spaniard, in which he h...


Brazil become first nation to book place for Russian Federation 2018

With Colombia and Chile both winning, Argentina slipped to fifth in the South American qualification race - with only the top four teams earning an automatic ...


Ashwin, Vijay set to miss IPL 10

Rahul is set to undergo surgery on his right shoulder, after the batsman dislocated the joint in the opening Test of the recently-concluded Border-Gavaskar seri...


Trump again blames House Freedom Caucus for failure of health care bill

The poll of 1,088 adults taken March 25-28 had a margin of error of 4 percentage points. But starting with bad legislation, then making it worse by negotiating ...


LeBron, Cavs end rough March with 122-105 win over 76ers

But against the lowly Sixers, Cleveland regained some of its swagger before heading into April when the real fun begins. Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot led the S...


Bruins beat Blackhawks 3-2 for 5th straight win

The win also puts the Bruins six points clear of the ninth seed in the Eastern Conference, and allowed them to pass both the Maple Leafs and Senators (for the t...