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  • Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring on a penalty kick during their Spanish La Liga match against Villarreal, at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, on March 1, 2015
    Tough trip to euphoric Athletic awaits … AFP News - 19 minutes ago

    Real Madrid's search for a return to form will be severely tested when the La Liga leaders travel to face an Athletic Bilbao side still high from reaching the Copa del … More »Tough trip to euphoric Athletic awaits …

    Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring on a penalty kick during their Spanish La Liga match against Villarreal, at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, on March 1, 2015

    Real Madrid's search for a return to form will be severely tested when the La Liga leaders travel to face an Athletic Bilbao side still high from reaching the Copa del Rey final on Saturday. Madrid saw their advantage over Barcelona at the top of the table cut to two points after being held 1-1 at home by Villarreal last …

  • Oklahoma City Thunder v Chicago Bulls
    Craig Sager returns to TNT action, receives … Ball Don't Lie - 25 minutes ago

    Sager missed nearly 11 months while receiving treatments and recovering from acute leukemia. More »Craig Sager returns to TNT action, receives …

    Oklahoma City Thunder v Chicago Bulls

    Sager missed nearly 11 months while receiving treatments and recovering from acute leukemia.

  • Football: Spurs are back on track says … AFP News - 25 minutes ago

    Ryan Mason believes Tottenham have overcome the disappointment of last week's cup failures and are back on track in the race to qualify for the Champions League. Tottenham's … More »Football: Spurs are back on track says …

    Ryan Mason believes Tottenham have overcome the disappointment of last week's cup failures and are back on track in the race to qualify for the Champions League. Tottenham's bruised morale was at least partially restored with the 3-2 midweek victory over Swansea that ensured Spurs kept pace with their main rivals towards …

  • Formula One calendar and circuit de … Reuters - 28 minutes ago

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Formula One season starts in Australia on March 15. The calendar includes Mexico for the first time since 1992 and will feature 20 races, one more … More »Formula One calendar and circuit de …

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Formula One season starts in Australia on March 15. The calendar includes Mexico for the first time since 1992 and will feature 20 races, one more than last year, if Germany is confirmed. Start times are 1200 GMT/1400 local unless stated. - - - - MARCH 15 - AUSTRALIA Albert Park street circuit, Melbourne. …

  • Team prospects for 2015 Formula One … Reuters - 32 minutes ago

    Prefix numbers are those the drivers will have on their cars): - - - - MERCEDES 44-Lewis Hamilton (Britain) 6-Nico Rosberg (Germany) Hamilton starts the season as … More »Team prospects for 2015 Formula One …

    Prefix numbers are those the drivers will have on their cars): - - - - MERCEDES 44-Lewis Hamilton (Britain) 6-Nico Rosberg (Germany) Hamilton starts the season as favourite for a third championship, with Rosberg again his main rival. Champions Mercedes look the team to beat again, and their car seems both reliable …

  • Ferrari F1 racing driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany is seen in the paddock at the Jerez racetrack in southern Spain
    Vettel's Ferrari story is sure to … Reuters - 33 minutes ago

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel makes his Ferrari race debut in Australia next week but the four-times Formula One world champion has been enjoying … More »Vettel's Ferrari story is sure to …

    Ferrari F1 racing driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany is seen in the paddock at the Jerez racetrack in southern Spain

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel makes his Ferrari race debut in Australia next week but the four-times Formula One world champion has been enjoying the perks of the job already. As the 27-year-old German told Ferrari principal Maurizio Arrivabene after arriving at Maranello from rivals Red Bull: "Finally, …

  • McLaren Formula One racing driver Button of Britain drives his car at the Jerez racetrack in southern Spain
    McLaren braced for troubled start to … Reuters - 34 minutes ago

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - McLaren start the Formula One season in Australia with star signing Fernando Alonso absent and recovering from concussion, a Honda … More »McLaren braced for troubled start to …

    McLaren Formula One racing driver Button of Britain drives his car at the Jerez racetrack in southern Spain

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - McLaren start the Formula One season in Australia with star signing Fernando Alonso absent and recovering from concussion, a Honda engine that has yet to run sweetly and a car that has spent more time in the garage than testing on track. The team's racing director Eric Boullier, a Frenchman …

  • Tottenham Hotspur's Ryan Mason celebrates after scoring the second goal for his team during the match against Swansea City at White Hart Lane in London on March 4, 2015
    Spurs are back on track says Mason AFP News - 38 minutes ago

    Ryan Mason believes Tottenham have overcome the disappointment of last week's cup failures and are back on track in the race to qualify for the Champions League. Tottenham's … More »Spurs are back on track says Mason

    Tottenham Hotspur's Ryan Mason celebrates after scoring the second goal for his team during the match against Swansea City at White Hart Lane in London on March 4, 2015

    Ryan Mason believes Tottenham have overcome the disappointment of last week's cup failures and are back on track in the race to qualify for the Champions League. Tottenham's bruised morale was at least partially restored with the 3-2 midweek victory over Swansea that ensured Spurs kept pace with their main rivals towards …

  • Motor racing-Formula One calendar and … Reuters - 41 minutes ago

    LONDON, March 6 (Reuters) - The Formula One season starts in Australia on March 15. The calendar includes Mexico for the first time since 1992 and will feature 20 races, … More »Motor racing-Formula One calendar and …

    LONDON, March 6 (Reuters) - The Formula One season starts in Australia on March 15. The calendar includes Mexico for the first time since 1992 and will feature 20 races, one more than last year, if Germany is confirmed. Start times are 1200 GMT/1400 local unless stated. - - - - MARCH 15 - AUSTRALIA Albert Park street circuit, …

  • Motor racing-Team prospects for 2015 … Reuters - 41 minutes ago

    Prefix numbers are those the drivers will have on their cars): - - - - MERCEDES 44-Lewis Hamilton (Britain) 6-Nico Rosberg (Germany) Hamilton starts the season as … More »Motor racing-Team prospects for 2015 …

    Prefix numbers are those the drivers will have on their cars): - - - - MERCEDES 44-Lewis Hamilton (Britain) 6-Nico Rosberg (Germany) Hamilton starts the season as favourite for a third championship, with Rosberg again his main rival. - RED BULL 3-Daniel Ricciardo (Australia) 26-Daniil Kvyat (Russia) Ricciardo …

  • San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence (8) grounds out to Chicago Cubs' Tommy La Stella during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game Thursday, March 5, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
    Hunter Pence breaks arm in Giants' … Associated Press - 48 minutes ago

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — San Francisco outfielder Hunter Pence broke his left forearm and will be sidelined six to eight weeks after being hit by a pitch in the sixth … More »Hunter Pence breaks arm in Giants' …

    San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence (8) grounds out to Chicago Cubs' Tommy La Stella during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game Thursday, March 5, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — San Francisco outfielder Hunter Pence broke his left forearm and will be sidelined six to eight weeks after being hit by a pitch in the sixth inning of the Giants' 8-6 victory over a Chicago Cubs split-squad Thursday.

  • Paris Saint-Germain's Edinson Cavani (L) and David Luiz celebrate during their 2-0 win over Monaco in Paris on March 4, 2015
    PSG firing on four fronts as battle … AFP News - 51 minutes ago

    Paris Saint-Germain have the perfect opportunity to go top of Ligue 1 on Saturday, when they host lowly Lens ahead of their Champions League showdown against Chelsea … More »PSG firing on four fronts as battle …

    Paris Saint-Germain's Edinson Cavani (L) and David Luiz celebrate during their 2-0 win over Monaco in Paris on March 4, 2015

    Paris Saint-Germain have the perfect opportunity to go top of Ligue 1 on Saturday, when they host lowly Lens ahead of their Champions League showdown against Chelsea in London next Wednesday. Laurent Blanc's expensively assembled unit, have flattered to deceive with inconsistent league performances as they bid to defend …

  • West Bromwich Albion's goalkeeper Ben Foster fails to stop Burnley's Ashley Barnes (2nd L) scoring a goal in their English Premier League match, at Turf Moor in Burnley, north-west England, on February 8, 2015
    Pulis backs Foster to make amends in … AFP News - 1 hour 9 minutes ago

    West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis has backed under-fire goalkeeper Ben Foster ahead of his return to Aston Villa four days on from a costly error in the local derby. … More »Pulis backs Foster to make amends in …

    West Bromwich Albion's goalkeeper Ben Foster fails to stop Burnley's Ashley Barnes (2nd L) scoring a goal in their English Premier League match, at Turf Moor in Burnley, north-west England, on February 8, 2015

    West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis has backed under-fire goalkeeper Ben Foster ahead of his return to Aston Villa four days on from a costly error in the local derby. Villa won Tuesday's league meeting with Albion in dramatic fashion after Foster gave away a last minute penalty when he needlessly fouled Matthew Lowton, …

  • Britain's Chancellor George Osborne speaks at the launch of the economic survey of the United Kingdom by Angel Gurria, Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, in London
    George Osborne admits RBS error and … Reuters - 1 hour 14 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - British chancellor George Osborne said not radically restructuring Royal Bank of Scotland in 2010 was a mistake and now says he would like "to get rid of … More »George Osborne admits RBS error and …

    Britain's Chancellor George Osborne speaks at the launch of the economic survey of the United Kingdom by Angel Gurria, Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, in London

    (Reuters) - British chancellor George Osborne said not radically restructuring Royal Bank of Scotland in 2010 was a mistake and now says he would like "to get rid of the stake as quickly as we can" after the general election, the Financial Times reported. "When I say 'get rid of it', I mean put it into the good hands …

  • NFL: Divisional Round-Indianapolis Colts at Denver Broncos
    Peyton returning for 18th season, signs … Reuters - 1 hour 14 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - Peyton Manning ended speculation over his playing future when he signed a restructured contract with the Denver Broncos for the 2015 National Football League … More »Peyton returning for 18th season, signs …

    NFL: Divisional Round-Indianapolis Colts at Denver Broncos

    (Reuters) - Peyton Manning ended speculation over his playing future when he signed a restructured contract with the Denver Broncos for the 2015 National Football League season, the team said on Thursday. The 38-year-old quarterback, who led Denver to a Super Bowl berth and three division titles since joining the team …

  • Switzerland's hold on the Davis Cup is under real threat as they take on Belgium without Roger Federer (2nd R) and Stan Wawrinka (R) seen here posing with last year's trophy during the official ceremony, on November 24, 2014 in Lausanne
    Big guns missing for Swiss against  … AFP News - 1 hour 24 minutes ago

    Switzerland's hold on the Davis Cup is under real threat this weekend when they travel to Liege to take on Belgium in one of eight World Group first round ties. Powered … More »Big guns missing for Swiss against  …

    Switzerland's hold on the Davis Cup is under real threat as they take on Belgium without Roger Federer (2nd R) and Stan Wawrinka (R) seen here posing with last year's trophy during the official ceremony, on November 24, 2014 in Lausanne

    Switzerland's hold on the Davis Cup is under real threat this weekend when they travel to Liege to take on Belgium in one of eight World Group first round ties. Powered by Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka, the Swiss won the trophy for the first time last November, defeating France in the final in Lille. On the other side …

  • MLS mum on details of labor deal, players … Reuters - 1 hour 29 minutes ago

    By Simon Evans WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Major League Soccer's labor deal won't dramatically change the league's structure or radically improve the earning power of its … More »MLS mum on details of labor deal, players …

    By Simon Evans WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Major League Soccer's labor deal won't dramatically change the league's structure or radically improve the earning power of its players but it does open the door to more significant changes in the future. The deal has yet to be ratified and while the fine-tuning goes on neither MLS …

  • FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 file photo, N.J.I.T. players celebrate along the bench, as forward Daquan Holiday, bottom right, reacts after drawing a foul late in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game at Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, Mich. After upsetting then-No. 17 Michigan in the regular season, NJIT is headed to the postseason, Thursday, March 5, 2015.  (AP Photo/Tony Ding, File)
    NJIT, which upset Michigan, gets postseason … Associated Press - 1 hour 29 minutes ago

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — After upsetting then-No. 17 Michigan in the regular season, NJIT is headed to the postseason. More »NJIT, which upset Michigan, gets postseason …

    FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 file photo, N.J.I.T. players celebrate along the bench, as forward Daquan Holiday, bottom right, reacts after drawing a foul late in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game at Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, Mich. After upsetting then-No. 17 Michigan in the regular season, NJIT is headed to the postseason, Thursday, March 5, 2015.  (AP Photo/Tony Ding, File)

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — After upsetting then-No. 17 Michigan in the regular season, NJIT is headed to the postseason.

  • New Zealand bowler Vettori celebrates with teammates after Sri Lankan batsman Jayawardena was caught behind by wicket keeper Ronchi during their Cricket World Cup match in Christchurch
    Vettori focused on World Cup wins, not … Reuters - 1 hour 30 minutes ago

    By Greg Stutchbury NAPIER (Reuters) - Daniel Vettori can reach another milestone in his outstanding international career on Sunday when New Zealand face Afghanistan … More »Vettori focused on World Cup wins, not …

    New Zealand bowler Vettori celebrates with teammates after Sri Lankan batsman Jayawardena was caught behind by wicket keeper Ronchi during their Cricket World Cup match in Christchurch

    By Greg Stutchbury NAPIER (Reuters) - Daniel Vettori can reach another milestone in his outstanding international career on Sunday when New Zealand face Afghanistan in the World Cup, but the 36-year-old's focus is far from the achievement. The left-arm spinner is two victims shy of joining an elite club of 11 bowlers …

  • Hunter Pence breaks arm in Giants' … Associated Press - 1 hour 32 minutes ago

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Hunter Pence broke his left forearm and will be sidelined six to eight weeks after being hit by a pitch in the sixth inning of the San Francisco … More »Hunter Pence breaks arm in Giants' …

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Hunter Pence broke his left forearm and will be sidelined six to eight weeks after being hit by a pitch in the sixth inning of the San Francisco Giants' 8-6 win over a Chicago Cubs split-squad on Thursday.