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Maria Sharapova retires from match in Rome with thigh injury

Sharapova was given a wild card for Rome ahead of local player Francesca Schiavone, which sparked controversy. And that is enough to earn Sharapova direct e...


Dana White shuts 'matchmaker' Luke Rockhold down: 'Stick to fighting and modeling'

You have to come back and earn it". During a UFC press conference last weekend in Dallas, White responded to Rockhold's complaints and reminded him of his fir...


Manchester United lifts full-year revenue and profit guidance

United, whose best known players include Paul Pogba and Wayne Rooney, said it expected to report full-year revenue between £560-£570 million, better than its pr...


New French president meets IOC in support of 2024 Olympic bid

Paris 2024 has been putting pressure on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as the governing body is considering awarding the 2024 and 2028 Olympics at t...


Drunken driving suspect had lizard in bra

Six mailbox casualties. One vehicle with a shattered rear window in a driveway; another, stuck in place with four flat tires, the airbags deployed and both bump...


"All my dreams have come true": Former Liverpool forward Dirk Kuyt retires

The former Netherlands worldwide, who also represented Utrecht, Liverpool and Fenerbahce , will take up a non-playing role with Feyenoord . Announcing the end...


Arsenal fighting to stave off Champions League 'disappointment'

While Koscielny only had praise for his fellow Frenchman, he added that the players should not let Wenger's imminent decision on his future affect them on the p...


Chelsea enjoy double title delight as Under-18s crowned Premier League champions

But in Italy, newspapers woke up to celebrate the manager from Lecce and his Premier League title by calling him "King of England" and "Special". It's all dow...


Spurs' Leonard ruled out for game 2 against Warriors

The play that knocked Leonard out of the game and helped Golden State's huge rally in Game 1 of the series is one the National Basketball Association starte...


Britain's Prince Philip to step away from public duties later this year

A spokesperson said, "His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh has decided that he will no longer carry out public engagements from the autumn of this year". ...


Man Utd loss to Ajax in Europa League final 'would cost £50m'

The fighter posed with Mourinho, a known boxing fan, alongside a United shirt with "Joshua 1" on the back. "I don't think (he will be available)", Mourinho said...


Dale Earnhardt Jr. stole the show at Talladega

The plan worked out. "Pulling into victory lane and seeing Jack and Danica standing there together, they're the same height, it was super special", he said. B...


Mourinho vows to rest Man Utd players at Arsenal

To add to United's concerns, Young appeared to pick up a hamstring injury during his 12 minute cameo after being introduced as a second half substitute for He...


Rangers hope for encore dismantling of Senators

Craig Anderson stopped 29 of the 33 shots he saw to earn the win. "I think it starts with believing in yourself and a system, the way we've been playing all ...


Chelsea relegate Middlesbrough to move closer to PL title

The midfielder lifted a clever ball over the Middlesbrough defence and found Matic, who took it down and fired through the legs of goalkeeper Brad Guzan. "I'm p...


Celtics defeat Wizards to advance to Eastern Conference Finals

Wall was just 2-of-13 from the field in the second half, 1-of-8 from beyond the arc, and missed on his final 11 attempts. "We needed it", Olynyk said. Marcus ...


Watch Mike Moustakas' game-winning homer - and these two enthusiastic Moose fans

Kansas City (12-21) narrowly avoided a shutout. "The offense just kept battling all night long", Royals manager Ned Yost said. "Showed some pitchability, obv...


Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham still fighting, but Chelsea hard to catch

Spurs have just come off a run of nine consecutive wins in one of the most competitive leagues in the world which is no mean feat. Friday night, underthe ligh...


Vikings sign former Patriots, Cardinals WR Michael Floyd to one-year deal

The Patriots claimed Floyd after the Cardinals released him immediately following his December 12 arrest for DUI charges. Floyd might not be available in We...


Bastian Schweinsteiger does not blame Jose Mourinho for Manchester United exit

United are winless in their last four Premier League games, a run that has left them sixth in the table and Smalling said that the side's position called for ...


Germany to use prospect squad in Confederations Cup

Low has named seven uncapped players in his 23-man squad - Kevin Trapp, Marvin Plattenhardt, Kerem Demirbay, Diego Demme, Lars Stindl, Sandro Wagner and Amin Yo...


Sturridge pleased to do his bit on Liverpool return

Liverpool need to defeat Middlesbrough on the final day of the league season to guarantee a top four finish and participation in Champions League football next...


Spurs coach Popovich rips Pachulia for injuring Leonard

Yes, Golden State's offense seems only able to be slowed with Leonard in the game, but the San Antonio attack is just as lacking without their star. A Game 3...


Ducks' Ryan Kesler now knows he's rattled Preds' Johansen

To some self-professed hockey people, the sin is Johansen's for calling a guy out for his "gritty" play. Even that, though, was overshadowed by all the talk Joh...


Mourinho: Manchester United don't want to play Premier League games right now

The World Cup victor with Germany, who sat down for an exclusive interview with ESPN FC, spent a somewhat disappointing two years at Old Trafford, making 18 a...


Rafael Nadal ousts Novak Djokovic — Madrid Open

The four-time Madrid champion will vie for the title against ninth-ranked Dominic Thiem of Austria, who ousted Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay 6-4, 6-4. Nadal h...


Alonso hits the court after latest McLaren problem

The F1 race will be held on Sunday. McLaren's team radio told Alonso to "stop the vehicle, stop the auto, engine problem" as yellowish liquid dripped from t...


Jones excited by WC draw

England are also set to face either the United States or Canada and Fiji or Samoa in a devilish group. England and France were drawn in the same pool alon...


Popovich furious at Pachulia as Leonard ruled out for Game 2

Iguodala played just 10 minutes in Game 1 , all in the first half. "Because he has this history it can't just be "Oh it was inadvertent". Oh, and San Anton...


Sharapova misses out on French Open wild card after doping

Sharapova is also on the verge of losing the spot in Wimbledon as the main draw is on Monday and she needs a minimum semi-final run in the Rome this week if she...


Warriors Blow Out Spurs, Take 2-0 Series Lead

The San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors Game 2 kicks off at 9:00 p.m. This was essentially Pachulia's defense when he was asked about Popovich's com...


Neville, Carra name Premier League Team of the Season

Upon picking his side, the former Liverpool defender called David De Gea the "best goalkeeper in the world" and revealed it was a "toss-up" between Toby Alderwe...


Kane expects Tottenham 'family' to stay together

Their wage structure may struggle to match that of Europe's elite, but Kane, who has scored 22 Premier League goals, says that potential suitors should prepare ...


Steve Kerr delivers inspiring halftime speech before Warriors' big Game 1 comeback

It was unclear whether the 51-year-old Kerr would watch the Warriors, 8-0 in the playoffs with sweeps of the Trail Blazers and Jazz, from the arena for Sunday's...


Tie for the lead at The Player's Championship

On Thursday McGirt eagled Nos. Adam Scott is confident the drama of TPC Sawgrass will help his and Jason Day's quest to chase down the equal-largest 36-hole d...