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Bolt loses relay gold

Carter and his attorneys still have 20 days to submit an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, a process that can cost up to $13 million. "Things happen in life so when it's confirmed or whatever, if I need to give back my gold medal I'd ha...

Evergreen Venus Williams defies the odds to keep Australian Open dream alive

Another all-Williams final is on the cards with Serena the hot favourite to beat unseeded Croat Mirjana Lucic-Baroni in the other semi-final late Thursday. "This means so much, especially because she played so well, I had to play defence for so long"...

Match Reports: Celta Vigo 2-2 Real Madrid

The Celts earned a first half advantage when Danilo turned the ball into his own net, his second own goal in his last three appearances. Celta Vigo held their fancied opponents Real Madrid to dump them out of the Copa del Rey. "Today is to congratu...

Aitor Karanka slams Gaston Ramirez for forcing move

Arsenal are certain to keep a close eye on Calum Chambers' status, with Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka confirming that the versatile defender, now on a season-long loan at the Riverside Stadium, could be sidelined for up to a month due to an inj...

Venus overcomes Pavlyuchenkova to reach semis

Tennis' famed Williams sisters - Venus and Serena - have made it to the final of the 2017 Australian Open women's singles final. Venus Williams (36) booked their passage to the semi-final of the first Grand Slam of the year on Tuesday, while Se...

Yordano Ventura, Kansas City Royals pitcher, killed in accident

Royals general manager Dayton Moore mourned the loss of Ventura - who helped lead his team to its first World Series title in 30 years in 2015 - in a statement released to ESPN. From 2003 to 2006, Marte was ranked by Baseball America as the 40th-,...

Embiid, Porzingis to spark World in NBA Rising Stars Challenge

The Rising Stars Challenge is set for 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17 in New Orleans, the first day of the NBA's All-Star festivities, and pits 10 rookie and sophomore players from the USA against 10 such players from around the world. The game now feature...

Late Show: 10-Man Arsenal Beat Burnley To Go 2nd

That came in added time when substitute Francis Coquelin caught Ashley Barnes as he burst into the box and Gray clipped his penalty straight down the middle. In stepped Alexis Sanchez, who has been Arsenal's messiah for a while now, with his compos...

Angelique Kerber survives meltdown in Australian Open on her birthday

World number 1 and defending champion Angelique Kerber played anoher mediocre match but she got through by 6-2 6-7 (3) 6-2 against compatriot Carina Witthoeft in 2 hours and 8 minutes, on her 29th birthday! In the tiebreaker, she led 3-2 but double...

Carmelo Anthony says he hasn't considering waiving no-trade clause

This past week gave us a clear indication as to how bad the Knicks are as a franchise. A bad charge call on Derrick Rose and a blatant no call on his drive to the hoop in the final seconds helped cost the Knicks another game they had in their con...

Bottas replaces Rosberg at Mercedes F1

Hamilton won 10 of the 21 races past year but was beaten overall by Rosberg, the rival he has measured himself against since they were boyhood team mates in karting and who won nine races. But weathering the storm makes you more resilient and we see ...

Ezekiel Elliott wants closure on National Football League domestic violence investigation

If there was something to find, which there's not, they would've found it by now. Police in Aventura, Florida, were also called to Elliott's apartment in February to investigate an altercation involving the same woman, according to a report by USA T...

Chinese FA reduces limit on foreign players

China last month broke the Asian transfer record for the fifth time in a year when Shanghai SIPG paid Chelsea 60 million euros for Brazilian midfielder Oscar. Previously the rule was "4+1" - four foreigners of any nationality plus one Asian in a matc...

Ronaldo equals LaLiga penalty record as Real Madrid lose

Real Madrid's 40-match unbeaten run came to an end as Sevilla scored twice late on to secure a 2-1 victory in a thrilling conclusion to Sunday's LaLiga encounter. Both teams hassled and harried in a tense opening 45, with both Sergio Rico and Keylo...

Payet putting West Ham in sticky situation

Want-away West Ham playmaker Dmitri Payet will get his wish, and will leave the Hammers , according to Richard Keys. "I think we have answered a few of the critics , 100%", he said. Michail Antonio recorded three assists for West Ham , who snapp...

Match Reports: West Ham United v Crystal Palace

That's the first thing to put right at a struggling club and at the moment we don't know how to get that result. The Gunners now find themselves in a complicated position as their efforts to bind superstars and pivotal players such as Alexis Sanche...

Walter Mazzarri wants Watford to win for Graham Taylor against Middlesbrough

After his controversial appointment in 1990, Taylor took England to the 1992 European Championships in Sweden but saw his side exit at the group stage having failed to beat the hosts, Denmark or France in their three games. Taylor returned to Watford...

Chelsea lining up double swoop for Michail Antonio and Jonas Hector

Antonio has scored eight goals in 19 league starts and this, coupled with his versatility, has ignited Conte's interest in the player. Conte, whose side hammered Leicester 3-0 in that October 15 battle of the last two champions after also beating...

There are some health factors going into Sunday's game

Fantasy Impact Packers head coach Mike McCarthy added that there is "no chance that Nelson practices today or tomorrow. I'm probably going to know more about where Jordy stands come Friday". Davante Adams came through with eight catches for 125 yard...

Chelsea's Kenedy tipped for Bournemouth loan

He will be free to feature for the Blues in their cup run after he was excluded from Bournemouth's FA Cup defeat at Millwall. However, the 21-year-old has been greatly influential for the Bournemouth side after breaking into the first team ...

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Free agent DB McCourty signs 2-year deal with Browns

Cleveland offers excellent opportunity for playing time, as the rebuilding Browns have questionable veteran depth and surprisingly little young talent for as many draft picks as ...

Man Utd boss Mourinho blasts Real Madrid

The Real Madrid forward surpassed Jimmy Greaves' tally of 366 goals in Europe's top five leagues, netting his 367th and 368th in a 4-1 win over Celta Vigo in La Liga on Wednesd...

Indians call up former No. 1 pick Zimmer from minors

He was rated as the Indians' third-best prospect earlier this year by ESPN's Keith Law. The Indians have promoted their top prospect in Bradley Zimmer ahead of Tuesday night's g...

Former MotoGP champion Hayden hit by car in Italy

The Kentuckian was then transferred to hospital in Cesena further treatment and possible surgery, World Superbike reports. "There are no substantial changes from what was communi...

Si Woo Kim to leave golf for military service

But, while McNealy was preparing to lead Stanford in a National Collegiate Athletics Association regional tournament that started yesterday, Kim turned back the deepest field in pr...

Chelsea close in on title and condemn Boro to relegation

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte during the press conference. "I'm pleased for him, because I saw this season he put himself in this team in every moment, if he played and if he di...

Jeter's Jersey Retirement Sets Season High for MLB Ticket Sales

Jordan published a letter to Jeter in The Players' Tribune as a way to honor Jeter's legacy, which will be cemented Sunday when his number is retired at Yankee Stadium. "I got t...

Barcelona vs. Las Palmas live stream

He's not a right-back either, though. "But we have left signs of what our team has been capable of through the season". He said: " Barcelona have the league title at stake and...

Liverpool: Reds will learn - Wijnaldum

For instance, DraftKings and FanDuel have both posted slates featuring the three 10 a.m. kickoffs Saturday, plus the late game between Arsenal and Stoke City. Champions League-...

Simona Halep wins second straight Madrid Open title

Can Mladenovic make it three out of three? or will Halep resume normality? When the key moments came, Halep seems more prepared. The match looked to be a quick affair once ...

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ESPN Cleveland host fired for saying Browns rookie on drugs

The dialogue began with Parr insisting that Peppers won't make it beyond his first year in the NFL. "So I'm not going to get into that", Peppers said via Mary Kay Cabot of Clevelan...

Koeman: Everton will sell star if contract deadline not met

Asked if Barkley continuing to delay his decision is a concern, Koeman replied: "No, because I like to work with players who like to stay and we are already trying to get players i...

Warriors move on with a sweep of the Trail Blazers

Warriors move on with a sweep of the Trail Blazers

That led to the Warriors putting up a historic 45 points in the first quarter, tying for the most points in an National Basketball Association playoffs first quarter ever. "He's o...

Llorente silences critics to lift Swansea out of bottom three

Champions Leicester City finally ensured their safety with a 3-0 victory at home to Watford, while Stoke City and Bournemouth will be playing top-flight football next season after ...

James scores 35, Cavs take 3-0 lead with 115-94 victory

James scores 35, Cavs take 3-0 lead with 115-94 victory

Game 3 was a nice step in the right direction, though. Despite his best efforts, he wasn't able to go on Friday night. "See how I feel, see how the ankle feels and go from there"...