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Nastase suspended by ITF for hurling abuse during Fed Cup

It was not the first time Nastase has been in the news for the wrong reasons as earlier that day he called a British journalist "stupid" for reporting his racis...


Stuttgart Open exit for Konta

Maria Sharapova declared herself "way above" responding to Eugenie Bouchard after recording the second win of her comeback to reach the quarter-finals of the St...


Oops! Serena Williams made pregnancy public by accident

It turns out she wasn't ready for the world to see it, and accidentally sent out a "belly bump" photo she was chronicling herself. "My phone doesn't ring that...


NFL Draft: Bob McGinn tabs Kevin King as Packers' first-round pick

That could leave Green Bay to choose from among the University of Wisconsin's T.J. Watt, UCLA's Takk McKinley, Michigan's Taco Charlton, Kansas State's Jordan W...


White House press briefing gatecrashed by NFL star

Hightower said he had "been there, done that", after he visited the White House as a member of Alabama's national championship team in 2012. "All right, tha...


Braves-Mets rained out; September doubleheader scheduled

A right wrist contusion limited d'Arnaud to pinch-hitting duties over the weekend, but he managed to avoid the disabled list. "It's been a long enough time sinc...


Memphis coach Fizdale blasts 'unprofessional' officiating

Are there rules? Is this Nam? The Spurs lead the series 2-0 heading into Game 3 on Thursday night in Memphis, Tenn . The Grizzlies made 13 of their 15 ...


14 arrested in 2 separate French anti-terror probes

According to BFM TV channel the arrests were carried out in both France and Belgium, and those arrested are known to have ties to far-right movements. It decl...


Former Michigan OT Jake Long announces retirement from NFL

The Minnesota Vikings made an emergency call to offensive tackle Jake Long a year ago after Matt Kalil was lost for the season in Week 2. The veteran offensiv...


Younis Khan becomes first Pakistan batsman to score 10000 Test runs

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has gained six slots to occupy 20th position in the ICC player rankings for Test Batsmen after his side registered a seven-wicket...


Brandon McCoy chooses UNLV over Michigan State, Oregon

The 6-foot-7, 215-pound Juiston most recently played for Hutchinson Community College, where he averaged a double-double per game to the tune of 17.3 points and...


Sportsnet says two-thirds of Canadians watched first round of National Hockey League playoffs

The Ducks (-135) will look to make it 2-for-2 against Alberta-based teams as they open their second-round series against the visiting Edmonton Oilers (-103) on...


Matt Barnes ejected after throwing near Manny Machado's head

Also, Red Sox right-hander Matt Barnes was ejected Sunday after hitting Manny Machado with a pitch in the eighth inning. The pitch almost hit Machado in the h...


Overtime records set during first round of Stanley Cup Playoffs

As Friday morning hit, three teams had already punched their ticket to the second round: the Anaheim Ducks , Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators . The ...


Sharksâ Joe Thornton played through torn ACL and MCL in playoffs

He has Magnus Paajarvi , who became the first Blues player since Pierre Turgeon in 1999 to record a series-clinching OT goal, to thank. Justin Braun had a ...


Penguins vs. Blue Jackets: Game 4 prediction

Game 4 is Wednesday at St. Louis, whose goaltender, Jake Allen, has a.974 save percentage and 0.91 goals-against average after being 3-5 with a.902 and 2.29 in ...


Senators' Stalberg game-time decision for Game 6; Wideman out

Sean Kuraly (No 52) of the Boston Bruins celebrates his winning goal in the second overtime period against the Ottawa Senators with teammates Frank Vatrano ...


Ramos-Vinolas beats Pouille to reach Monte Carlo final

Nadal, however, made it clear that his next objective is not the French Open, but the upcoming ATP 500 event in Barcelona which is followed Masters Series event...


David Moyes charged over 'slap' comment to female reporter

David Moyes has been charged by the Football Association over remarks made to a female reporter in the wake of a match last month. The Scot has until 18:00 B...


NBA fines Grizzlies' Fizdale $30000 for officiating rant

San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich has built up such a great deal of respect around the league it's nearly hard to really want to crush the Spurs. " They're not...


10 arrested in probe of Paris attacks

Arrests in the weapons investigation started Monday, with more on Tuesday and Wednesday morning, the prosecutors' office said. The Paris prosecutors' office i...


Jake Long retires after 9 seasons

Long, who turns 32 next month, played college ball at MI before being selected by Miami with the first overall pick in the 2008 NFL Draft. The Vikings signed ...


Pakistan defeat West Indies by seven-wickets in first Test at Jamaica

Having taken the first four wickets late on the fourth evening, Shah was kept waiting for more success at the start of play on the fifth day as the visitors' fa...


Klitschko has his prediction for the Joshua fight ... sewn into his robe

They and Anthony Joshua were equally perplexed, until Klitschko revealed an elaborate but admirable scheme to raise funds for his children's charity. The figh...


National Basketball Association investigating why Rockets owner Les Alexander spoke with ref

ESPN described the event as this... After apparently disagreeing with a call or non-call against his team, Rockets owner Les Alexander walked down the sideline...


UNLV's Menzies signs strong recruiting class for 2017-18

With his final five schools in consideration coming down to San Diego State, Arizona, Michigan State, UNLV and Oregon, Brandon McCoy had the college world wai...


Caps are Stanley Cup favorites

Between the two, they eliminated two of the top three seeds in the Western Conference. Despite that kind of close competition, there are no series requiring the...


Predators-Blues, Oilers-Ducks open second round Wednesday

A San Jose Sharks fan says she was punched in the face Thursday night in Edmonton by Oilers fans after the two teams faced off. They're here now, and they're ...


Cleveland takes Myles Garrett No 1 in NFL Draft

ET on ESPN.) Of the quarterbacks available, only three have been mentioned nearly universally by those covering the sport to be one of the first 32 picks select...


Manchester United Will Offer Zlatan Ibrahimovic Something - Former Red Devil

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has admitted he is "really pleased" with Zlatan Ibrahimovic's attitude and determination to fight back from a serious kn...


Harry Redknapp Appointed Birmingham Manager

He took charge of Jordan for two World Cup qualifiers past year, and worked as an adviser to Derby County last season. "I was anxious how I was going to fin...


Browns make smart, safe No. 1 pick in Texas A&M's Garrett

The Bears gave the San Francisco 49ers the No. 3 pick and a pick next year. But that's been the hope before and years of blown draft picks, particularly in ...


Wenger says Arsenal must 'fight like mad' for top-four finish

Oxlade-Chamberlain was awarded the Man of the Match award for his dynamic performance at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, although after the match the England global ...


Man United did well against City… except for this - Michael Carrick

The ESPN FC crew lament the inability of both Manchester sides to play an aesthetically pleasing style of football. Fellaini saw red for headbutting Sergio Ag...


AS Monaco vs Borussia Dortmund, Champions League 2016/17

The Ligue 1 leaders, the first team under the current Champions League format to reach the last four after going through two preliminary rounds, had the game ...