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  • Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer signals to his players in the first half of an NBA playoff basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets  Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Atlanta. Atlanta won 99-92.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
    Atlanta's Mike Budenholzer voted … Associated Press - 6 minutes ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — Mike Budenholzer of the Atlanta Hawks has been chosen as NBA coach of the year. More »Atlanta's Mike Budenholzer voted …

    Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer signals to his players in the first half of an NBA playoff basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets  Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Atlanta. Atlanta won 99-92.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    ATLANTA (AP) — Mike Budenholzer of the Atlanta Hawks has been chosen as NBA coach of the year.

  • Real Madrid's coach Carlo Ancelotti (L) was accused by Croatia's national team doctor for Luka Modric's (R) latest injury problems
    Croatian team doctor an 'extraterrestrial', … AFP News - 13 minutes ago

    Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has hit back at Croatian team doctor Boris Nemec in a row over a medial ligament sprain suffered by Luka Modric. "It seems to me that … More »Croatian team doctor an 'extraterrestrial', …

    Real Madrid's coach Carlo Ancelotti (L) was accused by Croatia's national team doctor for Luka Modric's (R) latest injury problems

    Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has hit back at Croatian team doctor Boris Nemec in a row over a medial ligament sprain suffered by Luka Modric. "It seems to me that he comes from a different world, an extraterrestrial," said Ancelotti when quizzed about Nemec's comments on Tuesday. "He played 90 minutes against Norway …

  • Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates winning the Bahrain Grand Prix with the trophy in Sakhir
    Analysis - Hamilton still has work to … Reuters - 18 minutes ago

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - After winning three out of four races and taking a 27-point lead in the standings, Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has a new challenge … More »Analysis - Hamilton still has work to …

    Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates winning the Bahrain Grand Prix with the trophy in Sakhir

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - After winning three out of four races and taking a 27-point lead in the standings, Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has a new challenge as he and Mercedes prepare for the start of the European season. A third world title, which would lift the Mercedes driver level with boyhood hero …

  • West Indies v England - Second Test
    Rain delays start of second West Indies … Reuters - 27 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - Rain delayed the toss and the start of play in the second test between West Indies and England in Grenada on Tuesday. (Editing by Ed Osmond) More »Rain delays start of second West Indies …

    West Indies v England - Second Test

    (Reuters) - Rain delayed the toss and the start of play in the second test between West Indies and England in Grenada on Tuesday. (Editing by Ed Osmond)

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, toasts with Marius Vizer, head of IFJ and SportAccord Convention president, during a reception in Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Monday, April 20, 2015. (Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
    Summer sports suspend membership in … Associated Press - 31 minutes ago

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Summer Olympic sports suspended their membership in the umbrella body for international federations on Tuesday after its leader launched a blistering … More »Summer sports suspend membership in …

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, toasts with Marius Vizer, head of IFJ and SportAccord Convention president, during a reception in Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Monday, April 20, 2015. (Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Summer Olympic sports suspended their membership in the umbrella body for international federations on Tuesday after its leader launched a blistering attack on the IOC.

  • Former Pakistan cricket captain Salman Butt pictured here in 2013 when he apologised to the nation for the spot-fixing scandal
    Banned Butt to appear before ICC corruption … AFP News - 31 minutes ago

    Disgraced former Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt said Tuesday he was due to appear before the anti-corruption unit of the game's governing body next week to try to … More »Banned Butt to appear before ICC corruption …

    Former Pakistan cricket captain Salman Butt pictured here in 2013 when he apologised to the nation for the spot-fixing scandal

    Disgraced former Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt said Tuesday he was due to appear before the anti-corruption unit of the game's governing body next week to try to have his spot-fixing ban relaxed. The 32-year-old opener was banned for ten years with five years suspended conditionally, along with Mohammad Asif (seven …

  • Smalling signs new four-year Manchester United deal
    Smalling signs new four-year Manchester … GOAL.com - 42 minutes ago

    The central defender has penned a new deal until 2019 after a run of fine form, and Louis van Gaal has hailed the 25-year-old as an "integral" part of his  … More »Smalling signs new four-year Manchester …

    Smalling signs new four-year Manchester United deal

    The central defender has penned a new deal until 2019 after a run of fine form, and Louis van Gaal has hailed the 25-year-old as an "integral" part of his squad

  • Bahrain Grand Prix 2015
    Hamilton still has work to do in Eu … Reuters - 47 minutes ago

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - After winning three out of four races and taking a 27-point lead in the standings, Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has a new challenge … More »Hamilton still has work to do in Eu …

    Bahrain Grand Prix 2015

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - After winning three out of four races and taking a 27-point lead in the standings, Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has a new challenge as he and Mercedes prepare for the start of the European season. A third world title, which would lift the Mercedes driver level with boyhood hero …

  • Motor racing-Hamilton still has work … Reuters - 49 minutes ago

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON, April 21 (Reuters) - After winning three out of four races and taking a 27-point lead in the standings, Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has … More »Motor racing-Hamilton still has work …

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON, April 21 (Reuters) - After winning three out of four races and taking a 27-point lead in the standings, Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has a new challenge as he and Mercedes prepare for the start of the European season. A third world title, which would lift the Mercedes driver level with boyhood …

  • Kroos: Bale, Benzema and Modric injuries no excuse for Madrid
    Kroos: Bale, Benzema and Modric injuries … GOAL.com - 57 minutes ago

    The midfielder believes that complaining about their fitness woes will get the side nowhere and has set his sights on the Champions League semi-finals ahead of facing … More »Kroos: Bale, Benzema and Modric injuries …

    Kroos: Bale, Benzema and Modric injuries no excuse for Madrid

    The midfielder believes that complaining about their fitness woes will get the side nowhere and has set his sights on the Champions League semi-finals ahead of facing Atletico

  • England rugby union fly-half Owen Farrell, 23, has been at Saracens since the age of 14
    England's Farrell pens 'long-term' … AFP News - 1 hour 5 minutes ago

    England fly-half Owen Farrell has signed a "long-term contract extension" with Saracens, the English Premiership club announced on Tuesday. Farrell, 23, has been at … More »England's Farrell pens 'long-term' …

    England rugby union fly-half Owen Farrell, 23, has been at Saracens since the age of 14

    England fly-half Owen Farrell has signed a "long-term contract extension" with Saracens, the English Premiership club announced on Tuesday. Farrell, 23, has been at Saracens since the age of 14 and has made 109 appearances for the club. "I've loved every minute that I've had at Saracens, and how we've been going over …

  • Bacca: Milan? Only if Sevilla want to sell me
    Bacca: Milan? Only if Sevilla want to … GOAL.com - 1 hour 7 minutes ago

    The 28-year-old has been heavily linked with a move to the Serie A side, but he has stressed that his future lies in the hands of the current Europa League holders More »Bacca: Milan? Only if Sevilla want to …

    Bacca: Milan? Only if Sevilla want to sell me

    The 28-year-old has been heavily linked with a move to the Serie A side, but he has stressed that his future lies in the hands of the current Europa League holders

  • FILE - In this Sunday, April 12, 2015, file photo, Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price is ejected by umpire Joe West while arguing a call against the St. Louis Cardinals in the seventh inning of a baseball game, in Cincinnati. Price went on a profanity-filled rant during his pregame meeting with media, Monday, April 20, 2015, taking exception with the way his team was being covered. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman, File)
    Reds manager Bryan Price goes on profanity-filled … Associated Press - 1 hour 32 minutes ago

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price went on a profanity-filled rant during his pregame meeting with media Monday, taking exception with the way his team … More »Reds manager Bryan Price goes on profanity-filled …

    FILE - In this Sunday, April 12, 2015, file photo, Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price is ejected by umpire Joe West while arguing a call against the St. Louis Cardinals in the seventh inning of a baseball game, in Cincinnati. Price went on a profanity-filled rant during his pregame meeting with media, Monday, April 20, 2015, taking exception with the way his team was being covered. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman, File)

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price went on a profanity-filled rant during his pregame meeting with media Monday, taking exception with the way his team was being covered.

  • Silva returns to training after cheekbone scare
    Silva returns to training after cheekbone … GOAL.com - 1 hour 33 minutes ago

    The Spanish midfielder was caught by Cheikhou Kouyate's elbow during the club's 2-0 win over West Ham but subsequent scans showed he had not sustained a frac … More »Silva returns to training after cheekbone …

    Silva returns to training after cheekbone scare

    The Spanish midfielder was caught by Cheikhou Kouyate's elbow during the club's 2-0 win over West Ham but subsequent scans showed he had not sustained a fracture

  • Hull City v Chelsea - Barclays Premier League
    Chelsea face striker crisis ahead of … Reuters - 1 hour 34 minutes ago

    By Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - Champions-elect Chelsea may have to go into Sunday's top of the table showdown against Arsenal at the Emirates without their three … More »Chelsea face striker crisis ahead of …

    Hull City v Chelsea - Barclays Premier League

    By Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - Champions-elect Chelsea may have to go into Sunday's top of the table showdown against Arsenal at the Emirates without their three main strikers. Spain striker Diego Costa has only just returned to training after missing two games with a recurring hamstring injury while a calf strain …

  • Trump's Turnberry to undergo major … Reuters - 1 hour 36 minutes ago

    By Andrew Both TURNBERRY, Scotland (Reuters) - The Ailsa course at Turnberry, which has hosted four British Opens, will undergo major changes when it closes at the end … More »Trump's Turnberry to undergo major …

    By Andrew Both TURNBERRY, Scotland (Reuters) - The Ailsa course at Turnberry, which has hosted four British Opens, will undergo major changes when it closes at the end of September. The magnificent views over the Firth of Clyde will look the same, but the course will be radically different, with all but a handful of holes …

  • Romanian club sack Brazilian coach for … Reuters - 1 hour 41 minutes ago

    SOFIA (Reuters) - Relegation-threatened Ceahlaul Piatra Neamt have sacked Brazilian coach Ze Maria for the second time in a week, the Romanian club said on Tuesday. Former … More »Romanian club sack Brazilian coach for …

    SOFIA (Reuters) - Relegation-threatened Ceahlaul Piatra Neamt have sacked Brazilian coach Ze Maria for the second time in a week, the Romanian club said on Tuesday. Former Brazil defender Ze Maria was fired on Wednesday after a poor run, only to be reinstated the next day after flamboyant Ceahlaul owner Angelo Massone decided …

  • Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid - UEFA Champions League Quarter Final First Leg
    Benzema injury gives Hernandez Real … Reuters - 1 hour 43 minutes ago

    By Tim Hanlon BARCELONA (Reuters) - Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema will miss Wednesday’s Champions League quarter-final second leg against Atletico and it would be … More »Benzema injury gives Hernandez Real …

    Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid - UEFA Champions League Quarter Final First Leg

    By Tim Hanlon BARCELONA (Reuters) - Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema will miss Wednesday’s Champions League quarter-final second leg against Atletico and it would be the ideal moment for Javier Hernandez to prove his worth. The Mexican has had limited chances since his loan move to the Spanish capital from Manchester …

  • Ancelotti: Isco can replace Modric
    Ancelotti: Isco can replace Modric GOAL.com - 1 hour 57 minutes ago

    The Italian coach is certain he still has plenty of options even without numerous key players and is optimistic about Real Madrid's chances against fierce rivals … More »Ancelotti: Isco can replace Modric

    Ancelotti: Isco can replace Modric

    The Italian coach is certain he still has plenty of options even without numerous key players and is optimistic about Real Madrid's chances against fierce rivals Atletico

  • Yaya Toure open to 'new challenges' amid Manchester City exit talk
    Yaya Toure open to 'new challenges' … GOAL.com - 2 hours 12 minutes ago

    The Premier League champions are willing to listen to offers for the 32-year-old as part of an overhaul of their ageing squad, and the Ivorian says criticism over his … More »Yaya Toure open to 'new challenges' …

    Yaya Toure open to 'new challenges' amid Manchester City exit talk

    The Premier League champions are willing to listen to offers for the 32-year-old as part of an overhaul of their ageing squad, and the Ivorian says criticism over his form has hurt