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Bayern Munich fail to seal title after Leipzig stumble

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Leon Goretzka had a 51st-minute strike ruled out in Saturday's goalless draw with RB Leipzig after Robert Lewandowski was adjudged to be marginally offside. Gregoritsch's brace was complimented by Andre Hahn on the scoring board for the hosts while Marvin Plattenhardt and Marko Grujic were on the other side of Kalou's two goals for Hertha in a seven-goal thriller that was sealed by Kalou's late penalty in stoppage time. Read More »

Former Buckeyes assistant Smith arrested

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The former Buckeyes' assistant also pled guilty to disorderly conduct in an agreement to reduce his criminal trespassing charge from last May. The order, signed July 20, 2018, is effective until 2023 and prohibits him from going within 500 feet of her. Read More »

Philadelphia 76ers: 3 takeaways from huge Game 6 win vs. Raptors

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The final score flattered the Raptors , with the 76ers pulling their starters with the lead greater than 20 points late in the final quarter. The Raptors responded again, pulling to within seven points on a running dunk by Leonard. For all the flak Jared Dudley took about his evaluation of Simmons as a lethal transition threat but an "average" half-court player, the diagnosis is fairly on point - and nobody is more aware of it than the Simmons and the Sixers. Read More »

Mutua Madrid Open 2019

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Cilic was scheduled to play the World No. 1, Novak Djokovic in the quarterfinals of the Mutua Madrid Open 2019 . He took a quick 4-0 lead in the first set before Chardy saved three break-points to hold on to his first service game. The world number one, a two-time victor of the tournament, therefore advanced to a sixth Madrid Open semi-final, where he will face either Roger Federer or Dominic Thiem , who meet later on Friday. Read More »

Federer still pondering Rome entry after Madrid exit

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But the world No 9 did win the Estoril Open in Portugal before arriving in Madrid, but that needs to have some context considering he faced just one player ranked inside the top 60 - world No 23 David Goffin - in the semi-finals. 1", the third-ranked Halep said. Federer bageled Monfils 6-0 in the first set, lost his momentum in the second, and looked like he was down and nearly out in the third. Read More »

Denver Nuggets: 3 takeaways from Game 6 loss vs. Blazers

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During the skirmish, Barton appeared to have poked Curry in the eye while Collins and Denver's Torrey Craig were in a scuffle of their own. "I can't be allowing people to put fingers in my eye". Here's everything you need to know about Game 6. It appears Portland has chose to either move its wings up the floor to defend against the 3-point shot or to get back in transition so Denver can't run with the ball. Read More »

Rio set to replace Interlagos as Brazil GP host

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However, despite his comments regarding a timeline for development of the new circuit, it will reportedly take 16 to 17 months to develop, not six to seven. "Then we came to Rio de Janeiro , and the racetrack will be built in six to seven months after the start of the work, so that on the occasion of Formula One next year, it will be held in Brazil , and in Rio de Janeiro ". Read More »

Henrikh Mkhitaryan could miss Europa League final due to political tensions

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I'm not thinking about that right now. David Luiz has helped Chelsea reach the Europa League final and the defender has now been handed a new deal by the club. "Here [in England] the level is very high", Sarri added. "I am not anxious about the physical side, I think it is more hard to recover mentally. I love this club and I still have the ambition of a young player", the 32-year-old said to Chelsea's official website . Read More »

Roger Federer loses cool in flawed victory

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But his laid back attitude both during the match and in the press conferences afterwards hints at a more relaxed attitude to his clay court efforts this year which may help him play more aggressively today. Roger Federer was on the brink of exiting the Madrid Masters twice on Thursday. 'It has been a good week but losing when you have match points is the worst, ' he said afterwards. Read More »

Horace Grant To Represent Bulls At 2019 NBA Draft Lottery

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The Knicks have drafted first only twice since 1965, including selecting Ewing out of Georgetown in a top 10 that also included Chris Mullin, Detlef Schrempf and Charles Oakley. The Hawks had a top-10 draft pick last year thanks to the famed Doncic-Trae Young swap, but they haven't had back-to-back years with top-10 selections since the 2006 and 2007 NBA Drafts, which netted them Shelden Williams and Al Horford . Read More »

Solskjaer admits its a big summer for Manchester United

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Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is expecting Ander Herrera to make an announcement over his future soon, having been strongly linked with Paris Saint-Germain. The United manager said: "He's fantastic at his job as assistant manager so I'm very pleased it has finally been agreed". "I've been a player under him and his knowledge, experience, his demeanour, everyone in the club enjoys speaking to him talking to him discussing football with him". Read More »

Mercedes warn Ferrari W10 'completely different' than pre-season in Barcelona

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But Hamilton and Bottas were still faster than their Ferrari rivals. Five-time and defending champion Hamilton was a sliver behind, at 0.049 seconds slower. We have an agreed rule set out so that we do finish the races one-two and we play supporting roles either way. Barcelona has also been a happy hunting ground for Red Bull, with Max Verstappen becoming the sport's youngest victor there in 2016. Read More »

Athletics’ Mike Fiers throws 2nd career no-hitter, beats Reds 2-0

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But Fiers' no-no run looked like it was about to end in the top of the sixth inning thanks to Reds second baseman Kyle Farmer and slugger Joey Votto hitting back-to-back. Chapman was near second base on a defensive shift and the grounder hit off his glove and landed in the outfield. The lights started to work once the game got underway, and the game was played without further delay. Read More »

MRI Confirms Kevin Durant Calf Strain; Out Of Rockets Playoff Series

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Durant will be reevaluated next week, according to a statement released by the Warriors on Thursday. "I feel like we played good enough to win a couple games up here, just didn't get it done". "Not just a game is a game", Sherman said. He logged 50 minutes during a Game 3 overtime loss to Houston , the most minutes he had played in a playoff game since 2014. Read More »

Osaka taps into 'zombie mode' to advance

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A star-studded line-up will contest the Madrid Open quarter-finals after a day for the favourites to savour. Kvitova eliminated France's Caroline Garcia , 6-3, 6-3. Romania's twice Madrid victor Halep beat Britain's Johanna Konta 7-5, 6-1 and will play Viktoria Kuzmova in the next round, while France's Caroline Garcia set up a meeting with last year's champion Petra Kvitova after beating Sorana Cirstea 6-4, 3-6, 6-1. Read More »

Cardinals sign top pick Murray to four-year deal

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His contract includes a $23.59-million signing bonus and is expected to total roughly $35 million. I honestly can't wait to see what Murray does once he gets into an National Football League game. Rookie mini-camp for the Cardinals begins on Friday. The Cardinals picked Murray, the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback from Oklahoma, No. 1 overall in the National Football League draft and traded quarterback Josh Rosen, their first-round pick from past year, to the Dolphins. Read More »

Joel Embiid starts beef with Drake

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Conversely, the Raptors were poor from outside the paint and only hit three out of 17 three-point attempts in the first half, while Kawhi Leonard only managed 29 points after scoring 30 or more in the first four games of the series. But Embiid got the highest plus-minus of his career because of grabbing rebounds and playing good interior defense. Embiid drops into the lane often to contest defenders, but that's his main strength as a rim protector. Read More »

Bruins put away Blue Jackets, advance to conference finals

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The Carolina Hurricanes lost to the Boston Bruins 5-2 in game one of the Stanley Cup Playoffs Eastern Conference Finals on Thursday night. -Bruce Cassidy, on Brad Marchand pulling Connor Clifton away from a scrum in the third period in order to avoid canceling out a power play coming Boston's way for Jordan Staal's boarding of Chris Wagner . Read More »

Marathon season as Australia host Pakistan, N.Zealand, Sri Lanka

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The games will be the first on Australian soil that count towards the inaugural ICC Test Championship, where points are awarded to the nine countries taking part. It will also have the longer 40-minute lunch break at the first interval, while the Adelaide pink ball Test will continue to have the 20-minute tea break between the first and second sessions with the longer "dinner" break in the evening. Read More »

Bruins D McAvoy gets hearing for hit on Anderson

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Dean Kukan avoided a major penalty in Game 4 after elbowing David Backes in the jaw. Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy (73) is called for an illegal check to the head against Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Josh Anderson (77) in the second period during game six of the second round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Nationwide Arena. Read More »

TE Watson to join Pats on one-year deal

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The Patriots trailed by 11 points late, but Watson caught two TD passes from Brady in the final 2:06 of the game to pull off the improbable comeback. Watson immediately becomes the team's most experienced tight end, followed by Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Matt LaCosse , Stephen Anderson , Ryan Izzo and Andrew Beck . Read More »

Federer 'glad to be back' after victorious clay return

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Overcoming lack of practice because of a stomach virus, Rafael Nadal cruised to a 6-3, 6-3 win over Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime at the Madrid Open on Wednesday. Djokovic broke Fritz's serve once in the first set and twice in the second, conceding only one break opportunity at the "Magic Box". "I grew up on this surface, so I feel comfortable on it", the 37-year-old Federer told reporters. Read More »

Alan Shearer: Neither Man City nor Liverpool deserve to finish second

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Liverpool have lost just once to City's four defeats and were briefly seven points in front in January, but in the run-in they have found that as well as the style that is Guardiola's blueprint, his team also have core of steel. I am a professional and I want to win every game. They beat Manchester United at home, while also drawing home and away to Arsenal . Juergen Klopp's Liverpool finished 25 points behind City a year ago, but rose to the challenge and have bridged that gap ... Read More »

76ers look to contain Leonard in Game 5 vs. Raptors

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The All-Star center played through an illness and only had 11. In the last series against New Jersey, Embiid missed because of the sore left knee. The 2014 NBA Finals MVP is putting up historic numbers with 38.0 points per game on 61.8 percent shooting to go along with 9.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists per contest. Read More »

Michael Owen states his prediction for Valencia v Arsenal

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Chelsea have already qualified for the UEFA Champions League , but will still want success in the Europa League , so this could be an important game for Maurizio Sarri's side. Frankfurt now sit in 4 place in the Bundesliga, occupying the last CL spot, but are tied on points with Bayer Leverkusen. Valencia return home down 3-1, but will that one away goal be enough to get past the awful-on-the-road Arsenal? After five years of Spanish domination, the Premier revalues its actions by ... Read More »

Benintendi's homer in 12th lifts Red Sox over Orioles 2-1

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And an already-controversial visit has resulted in another embarrassing moment for White House staffers who run the government HQ's official website. Mookie Betts put the Red Sox ahead 1-0 in the third inning with his seventh home run, a drive that sailed well over the left-field wall. Read More »

Steve Kerr: Kevin Durant won't play in Game 6 vs. Rockets

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If they take the cautious route, though, we may not see Durant again until the NBA Finals- if the Warriors make it. "We can all pretend and just say he's doubtful", Kerr said. Durant has taken over the playoffs for the two-time champions. Aron Baynes's Boston Celtics have been knocked out of the NBA Playoffs by the rampaging Milwaukee Bucks while Andrew Bogut's Golden State Warriors had their win over the Houston Rockets tempered by a leg injury for star Kevin Durant . Read More »

Blues force Game 7 with road win at Stars

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Jaden Schwartz has eight goals and two assists over the last 10 games for St. Louis . The Blues spent Monday making final game plans for tomorrow's Game 7 match up against the Dallas Stars . The Blues went on to win the game 4-1 and force a Game 7. "We have a good opportunity to close out the series on home ice, and we have to make the most of it". Read More »

Alex Cora Skipping White House Visit Over Puerto Rico

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Buckley has slightly more than 38,000 followers on the social media platform, but Price wanted to make sure at the minimum, his almost two million followers saw the comment. Although the team appears to be mostly divided over the visit, Cora will be joined by several players that include Xander Bogaerts, David Price , Mookie Betts , Jackie Bradley Jr., Rafael Devers, Hector Velazquez , and Christian Vazquez who have already announced that they will not be attending. Read More »

Kevin Durant goes down in 3rd quarter with right calf strain

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Durant limped off the court with a non-contact right leg injury during the third quarter of his team's Game Five battle with Houston Rockets . Regardless of what happens in Game 5, there are only, at a maximum, two more games before the Western Conference Finals, so the Warriors are likely hoping that Durant's time out will be as short as possible. Read More »