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LeBron James, Kyrie Irving ruled out for Cleveland

Cleveland rested its two superstars, LeBron James and Kyrie Irving , but still looked as if it would secure the victory, which would have eliminated Miami from...


Russell Westbrook ties Oscar Robertson with 41st triple-double

We were playing defensively. The Cavaliers produced nine three-pointers as they seized control in the third quarter. Kemba Walker scored 37 points but the A...


Dhoni reprimanded for IPL Code of conduct breach

Smith was imperious during Australia's recent Test series defeat to India, scoring three centuries after another in a tour match , and carried on where he left...


Schwarber, Zobrist homer in Cubs' 7-4 win over Brewers

Just to be clear: Bruise on Javy Baez is above his left eye. To make matters even spookier, the collision occurred exactly one year to the day after the incid...


A long, tearful road to a major for Sergio Garcia

And he finally did blink when his friend, Sergio Garcia, finally ended one of the longest droughts in golf. "I was quite pleased to see people rallying ar...


Portugal's Madeira Airport renamed after football star Cristiano Ronaldo

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo runs for the ball during the global friendly soccer match between Portugal and Sweden at the dos Barreiros stadium in Funchal, ...


Chelsea's loss to Palace makes title race `more interesting`: Conte

Chelsea had countless opportunities to level the game but the visitors, marshalled by the imperious Mamadou Sakho, held on to claim a famous victory which will...


Sergio Garcia lifts The Masters with dramatic play-off victory over Justin Rose

After starting Sunday one stroke off the lead at 5-under, the orange-clad Fowler was unable to put much pressure on leaders Justin Rose and eventual champion Se...


Tuesday Practice at the 2017 Masters

Of the 28 players who finished in the top five the last five years, 16 of them were ranked in the top 20 at the time. "Yeah, this could be a long one", Day be...


Lionel Messi's Federation Internationale de Football Association ban: It's 'unfair and disproportionate', say Barcelona

Edgardo Bauza's side are third in the Conmebol qualifying group and are by no means certain of reaching the 2018 tournament in Russian Federation. Spanish c...


Final Round of Masters Packed With 'Wonderful Storylines'

Rose and Garcia were deadlocked on six-under par 210 after 54 holes, one stroke ahead of American Rickie Fowler with 2015 Masters champion Jordan Spieth and...


Garcia's Masters win the flawless response to Ryder Cup taunts

It was the most attractive round I ever saw. It's far and away Gary Player watching the Masters. Why? Sergio Garcia has been through the mill, but his playo...


Alexis Sanchez reveals preference between Chelsea, Man Utd and Man City

And the former Udinese forward has admitted that he, like Messi, is driven by a determination to prove his quality. "I believe he's an unbelievable winning at...


Rose blooms on Augusta's back nine to grab share of lead

FADING PHIL: Phil Mickelson looked ready for a patented Masters charge Saturday when he opened with birdies on the first and second holes. He had 228 yards to...


Fowler sits 3rd at Masters: 'Right where I'm supposed to be'

Fowler began his move early by holing a bunker shot for an eagle on the second hole, and even a bogey from the water behind the green on the par-5 15th green di...


U.S., Mexico and Canada announce 2026 World Cup bid

The presidents of all three countries' soccer federations formally announced their bid in NY on Monday, declaring their intent to bring the world's biggest sp...


Garcia finally proves his majors mettle with Masters triumph

He birdied the 14th hole and followed with an eagle on the par-5 15th after his approach shot caught the flagstick and stopped 15 feet away. Garcia had a gold...


Sergio Garcia grabs first green jacket, major championship

Garcia and Rose, the 2013 U.S. Open Champion, thus a past major victor, started the fourth round today as co-leaders at six under par. That left Garcia needing ...


Sergio Garcia Wins First Major in Playoff at Masters

But he did wince when his 9-foot birdie putt at the final hole of regulation slid mercilessly on the low side of the cup. Rose, the 2013 U.S. Open victor, too...


Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal to win the Miami Open

Although Nadal still enjoys the superior head-to-head between the pair dating back to their first encounter in Miami in 2004, Federer now has a 10-9 lead on h...


US comment terse on latest North Korea missile

SEOUL , South Korea (AP) - A North Korean missile test ended in failure Wednesday when the rocket spun out of control and plunged into the ocean in a fiery cr...


Padres' Myers hits for cycle in 5-3 win over Rockies

Myers began his night with a first-inning single off Rockies right-hander Tyler Chatwood , getting the easy part out of the way. Braves first baseman Fredd...


Jason Day having a good 3rd round at the Masters

Justin Rose sounded more like a golf fan planning out his Sunday TV schedule than a co-leader at the Masters prepping for the final round. "Oh, I just didn't ...


India News Anchor Learns of Husband's Death on Live TV

According to Indian Express reports, Senior police officials from Mahasamund district police confirmed that Harshad Kawade, Kaur's husband, was one of those who...


Luke Shaw criticised by Jose Mourinho again despite return to action for

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said full back Luke Shaw used "his body with my brain" during his side's 1-1 draw with Everton on Tuesday and has urged...


Redskins' Galette arrested at spring break fest

He said Galette had bailed out relatively quickly. Undrafted, Galette earned a spot with the New Orleans Saints in 2010. A Biloxi police officer was flagged d...


Three explosions near German soccer team bus ahead of big game

Police Dortmund said in a statement: "In the run-up to the Champions League game between BVB [Dortmund] and AS Monaco, there was just after 1900 tonight an ...


Paulo Dybala says he's not the new Lionel Messi

They will face each other for the first time on Tuesday when Juventus hosts Barcelona in the first leg of the Champions League quarterfinals. Juventus w...


Lynch reportedly expressing interest in joining Patriots

While the idea of Marshawn Lynch returning but not playing for the Seattle Seahawks always stung a little, I think most fans didn't care because at least he'd...


QB Chad Kelly has surgery on wrist, can't throw for 3 months

Yet another interesting nugget about the Kansas City Chiefs a quarterback. Oubre said Cincinnati and Miami also have shown interest. The last day that draft pro...


Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza sacked after eight-match stint

Only the top-4 automatically qualify through to Russian Federation next summer while the team that finishes in 5th spot faces a country from the Oceanian sectio...


Garcia battles through adversity to get elusive 1st major

Eighteen years later, the same guy, or at least a guy with the same name, shows up at Augusta National for the 74th major of his career and we think, "Really?" ...


Same Power, More Juice? Lexus Announces 2018 LS F Sport

Engine and total system output stay the same for both models, but drivers should notice the upgrades elsewhere in the chassis, like bigger brakes and optimized ...


Trail Blazers clinch playoff spot with Nuggets loss

According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, San Antonio is favored on the road, as the Spurs are getting odds of -4.5 points against the Blazers. "Obviously it was fun...


Kerber leads quartet of seeds into Monterrey Semis

Kerber, who regained the world number one ranking in March with American Serena Williams sidelined by injury, was playing in her first final of 2017. Kerber s...


Lewis Hamilton takes 5th F1 China Grand Prix title of his career

Raikkonen crossed the line a frustrated fifth. The VSC is not a full-course caution period but drivers must lap at a slower pace and Vettel, by pitting when H...


Premier League & England star Barkley punched in 'unprovoked' bar attack

The attack, which has been shared widely across social media, appears to have happened in the Santa Chupitos cocktail bar, in the heart of Liverpool's city cent...


The Phillies were the most profitable Major League Baseball team in 2016

Of the other teams on the list, all four have made a playoff appearance at some point in the last two seasons. Forbes values the average MLB team at $1.54 b...


A closer look at Leicester's Champions League opponents Atletico Madrid

Kasper Schmeichel will captain the side in Morgan's absence and believes their last-eight clash is what the squad have been waiting for. By the lofty standard...


Mathieu Flamini discusses Crystal Palace's 'painful' 3-0 win over Arsenal

They looked leaderless, rudderless tonight. "What father would want his daughter to bring one of them home?" "They bottle it, they're cowards, they duck out...


United States, Canada and Mexico announce joint 2026 World Cup bid

The United States, Canada and Mexico have confirmed they are launching a joint-bid to host the first 48-team World Cup in 2026. Gulati said the initial pl...


Jay Bruce powers Mets to 4-3 win over Phillies

After a two-run homer game, Bruce may not be moving out of the cleanup spot anytime soon. Bruce homered twice, driving in three runs and scoring another to le...


Pressure on Maple Leafs going into final weekend of season

I'm proud of the guys, I'm excited for the guys. "They are big, they are strong, they are fast, they have been beaten a number of times in the playoffs, so th...


Rose smelling sweet at Masters

Justin Rose was bloodied but unbowed after losing to Sergio Garcia in a dramatic playoff at the US Masters on Sunday (Monday NZ time). He took off his cap a...


Mousasi stops Weidman by TKO in confusing end at UFC 210

The New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) accepted this as a valid weigh-in and the title fight will go ahead. A minute afterward at the deadline, Johnson ...


Russian Hockey Star Ovechkin Vows To Defy NHL, Compete In Winter Olympics

Its not about the long-term goals of our game and growing it and the bigger picture.”. The Capitals captain has maintained that he will represent his country ...


India beat Australia by 8 wickets to take series 2-1

Cummins, insisting with the short ball, was punished with two consecutive sixes from Rahane - including a sensational cut - to cement a 2-1 series win. Either s...


Johnson favoured, McIlroy fancied for Masters glory

And it's one that didn't work the last time he played in competition. Johnson has been grouped with Bubba Watson and Jimmy Walker for the first two rounds. He...


Lexi Thompson gets 4-stroke penalty, loses late major lead

And perhaps never will there be an LPGA major champion, though deserving, who won't be remembered as much as the runner-up. 'On Sunday afternoon, the LPGA rec...


Virat Kohli: 'Friendship Comments' Blown Out of Proportion

No matter where you looked throughout the four-Test bonanza, controversy flowed. Ian Chappell says India are lucky to have a stand-in captain like Ajinkya Rah...