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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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Area softball teams gearing up for spring — SPORTS SPOTLIGHT

She recorded three strikeouts and allowed one hit. A 5-run fifth inning was too much for Winchester too overcome Tuesday in its home opener as the Falcons lost an 8-4 decision to...

Ben Simmons Or Donovan Mitchell? Draymond Green Picks Rookie Of The Year

Simmons made his remarks about the Rookie of the Year race in an interview with ESPN on Saturday. Plenty weighed in to the original sweatshirt comment. "I really don't care", M...

Siria, allerta sulle rotte aeree nel Mediterraneo orientale

Preparati Russia perchè arriveranno belli, nuovi e intelligenti . Così il presidente degli Stati Uniti , Donald Trump , su Twitter, a proposito della situazione in Siria . A sco...

Here's what Verstappen had to say about Hamilton's criticism

Verstappen took the criticism in his stride, telling Dutch television Monday night: "You are full of adrenaline when you have just stepped out of your vehicle ". "From Max's positi...

John Cena Makes Peculiar Appearance After WrestleMania Loss to The Undertaker

Undertaker seemingly retired after last year's WrestleMania after a loss to Roman Reigns . Never let it be said that John Cena is a liar. WWE has kept the fight in suspe...

Nadal routs Zverev, Ferrer outlasts Kohlschreiber to lead Spain past Germany

The victor of the Valencia quarter-final will face either defending champions France or Italy for a place in the final. Ferrer needed almost five hours to defeat Kohlschreiber ...

Floyd Mayweather makes huge claim over potential fight with Conor McGregor

I spoke with SHOWTIME , I spoke with CBS. I spoke with CBS. When Floyd Mayweather tries to take the moral high ground, you know you've made a serious mistake. Since the fight,...

Antonio Conte 'frustrated,' says West Ham draw sums up Chelsea's season

However, striker Javier Hernandez is available after overcoming an illness. With fifth-placed Chelsea lagging 10 points behind fourth-placed Tottenham with only six games rem...

Max Holloway declared medically unfit, pulled from UFC 223 main event

The UFC has lost its main event for UFC 223 on Saturday at Barclays Center. It does mean, however, that a shock Iaquinta win would mean Ferguson [interim champion] and McGregor...

Conor McGregor Responds To UFC's Title-Stripping Threat With Vulgar Defiance

White confirmed that Ferguson would revert to being the number one contender with the victor at UFC 223 taking McGregor's belt. There's a warrant out for Conor McGregor aft...

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Kyrie Irving reportedly will not play in playoffs

Kyrie Irving reportedly will not play in playoffs

Irving, who suffered a patella fracture in the 2015 NBA Finals, had a procedure to remove a tension wire in his knee late last month after experiencing increasing discomfort. And ...

Robert Griffin III gets a surprising third chance

Robert Griffin III gets a surprising third chance

After sitting out last year, Griffin still made it clear in media interviews that he had a desire to play again, and said he came close to signing with Baltimore last year. Though ...

New England Patriots Deal Brandin Cooks To The Los Angeles Rams

New England Patriots Deal Brandin Cooks To The Los Angeles Rams

The Patriots have traded Cooks to the Rams for Los Angeles' first-round draft pick, 23rd overall. Cooks is the fourth former first-round pick the Rams have added to their r...

Notre Dame beats Mississippi State in NCAA Women's Championship with buzzer-beater

Notre Dame beats Mississippi State in NCAA Women's Championship with buzzer-beater

I will wear that maybe for the rest of my career. I'd prefer to just chalk this game up to a great game with a clutch shot giving all basketball fans something to talk about for a ...

Salah Strikes Late To Give Liverpool Victory At Palace

Salah Strikes Late To Give Liverpool Victory At Palace

Amazingly, the only teams Salah has failed to score against in the Premier League this season are Manchester United and Swansea. Former Reds forward Christian Benteke started the...