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  • NBA: Bulls dump Thibodeau as coach after … AFP News - 8 minutes ago

    Tom Thibodeau was fired as coach of the Chicago Bulls on Thursday, unable to bring playoff success despite five winning campaigns with the NBA club. Thibodeau went 255-139 … More »NBA: Bulls dump Thibodeau as coach after …

    Tom Thibodeau was fired as coach of the Chicago Bulls on Thursday, unable to bring playoff success despite five winning campaigns with the NBA club. Thibodeau went 255-139 in his tenure as coach, guiding the Bulls to Central division crowns in 2010-11 and 2011-12. "When Tom was hired in 2010, he was right for our team …

  • Warriors eliminate Rockets, end 40-year NBA Finals drought
    Stephen Curry fulfills his promise to … Ball Don't Lie - 13 minutes ago

    "Promise to all the Warrior fans...we will figure this thing out," Curry tweeted seven games into his career. More »Stephen Curry fulfills his promise to …

    Warriors eliminate Rockets, end 40-year NBA Finals drought

    "Promise to all the Warrior fans...we will figure this thing out," Curry tweeted seven games into his career.

  • French Open
    Serena escapes as women's seeds … Reuters - 13 minutes ago

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - The pre-tournament shortlist of favorites for the French Open women's crown continued to shrink and for a while on Thursday it looked … More »Serena escapes as women's seeds …

    French Open

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - The pre-tournament shortlist of favorites for the French Open women's crown continued to shrink and for a while on Thursday it looked as though top seed, Serena Williams, would also vanish. Shortly after former world number one Caroline Wozniacki was knocked out by Julia Goerges, meaning …

  • Kyrgios of Australia returns the ball to Federer of Switzerland during their match at the Madrid Open tennis tournament in Madrid
    Tomic overshadowed by new Aussie young … Reuters - 22 minutes ago

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - Australian men's tennis relied too heavily for years on former world number one Lleyton Hewitt but suddenly the traditional heavyweight … More »Tomic overshadowed by new Aussie young …

    Kyrgios of Australia returns the ball to Federer of Switzerland during their match at the Madrid Open tennis tournament in Madrid

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - Australian men's tennis relied too heavily for years on former world number one Lleyton Hewitt but suddenly the traditional heavyweight nation in the sport is awash with young trail-blazers. Nick Kyrgios, 20, has already broken through, reaching the Wimbledon quarter-finals last year …

  • FIFA President Sepp Blatter arrives for the opening ceremony of the FIFA congress in Zurich, Switzerland, Thursday, May 28, 2015. The FIFA congress with the president's election is scheduled for Friday, May 29, 2015 in Zurich. (Walter Bieri/Keystone via AP)
    THE LATEST: 3 Argentine businessmen … Associated Press - 23 minutes ago

    ZURICH (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments: More »THE LATEST: 3 Argentine businessmen …

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter arrives for the opening ceremony of the FIFA congress in Zurich, Switzerland, Thursday, May 28, 2015. The FIFA congress with the president's election is scheduled for Friday, May 29, 2015 in Zurich. (Walter Bieri/Keystone via AP)

    ZURICH (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:

  • Jack Sock of the U.S. returns the ball to Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Thursday May 28, 2015 in Paris. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
    The Latest: Gasquet and Berlocq stay … Associated Press - 27 minutes ago

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open: More »The Latest: Gasquet and Berlocq stay …

    Jack Sock of the U.S. returns the ball to Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Thursday May 28, 2015 in Paris. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:

  • FIFA President Sepp Blatter speaks at the opening ceremony of the FIFA congress in Zuerich, Switzerland, Thursday, May 28, 2015. The FIFA congress with the president's election is scheduled for Friday, May 29, 2015 in Zurich. (Walter Bieri/Keystone via AP)
    Defiant soccer chief resists calls to … Associated Press - 27 minutes ago

    ZURICH (AP) — As defiant as ever, Sepp Blatter resisted calls to resign as FIFA president Thursday and deflected blame for the massive bribery and corruption scandal … More »Defiant soccer chief resists calls to …

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter speaks at the opening ceremony of the FIFA congress in Zuerich, Switzerland, Thursday, May 28, 2015. The FIFA congress with the president's election is scheduled for Friday, May 29, 2015 in Zurich. (Walter Bieri/Keystone via AP)

    ZURICH (AP) — As defiant as ever, Sepp Blatter resisted calls to resign as FIFA president Thursday and deflected blame for the massive bribery and corruption scandal engulfing soccer's world governing body.

  • United States women's soccer player Abby Wambach, left, laughs as Megan Rapinoe, right, speaks during the U.S. women's national team World Cup media day, Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in New York. The U.S. will face South Korea on Saturday, May 30, at Red Bull Arena in their final send-off match, before leaving for Canada and the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
    United States women's soccer player Abby Wambach, left, laughs as Megan Rapinoe, right, speaks during the U.S. women's national team World Cup media day, Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in New York. The U.S. will face South Korea on Saturday, May 30, at Red Bull Arena in their final send-off match, before leaving for Canada and the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    Move over, fellas.

  • FILE - In this May 2, 2014, file photo, then-Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Dan Bylsma gives instructions in the first period of Game 1 in the second round  of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs against the New York Rangers in Pittsburgh. The Buffalo Sabres have reached an agreement in principle to hire the former Penguins coach, a person familiar with the talks told The Associated Press on Thursday, May 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
    Buffalo Sabres hire ex-Penguins coach … Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A week after losing out on Mike Babcock, the Buffalo Sabres went with another experienced Stanley Cup winner by hiring Dan Bylsma to become their … More »Buffalo Sabres hire ex-Penguins coach …

    FILE - In this May 2, 2014, file photo, then-Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Dan Bylsma gives instructions in the first period of Game 1 in the second round  of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs against the New York Rangers in Pittsburgh. The Buffalo Sabres have reached an agreement in principle to hire the former Penguins coach, a person familiar with the talks told The Associated Press on Thursday, May 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A week after losing out on Mike Babcock, the Buffalo Sabres went with another experienced Stanley Cup winner by hiring Dan Bylsma to become their next coach.

  • New York Rangers left wing Chris Kreider (20) celebrates with goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30), of Sweden, after the Rangers defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 7-3 in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
    Lightning vs Rangers with trip to Stanley … Associated Press - 39 minutes ago

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — It's one game for a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals and the chance to play for hockey's biggest prize. More »Lightning vs Rangers with trip to Stanley …

    New York Rangers left wing Chris Kreider (20) celebrates with goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30), of Sweden, after the Rangers defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 7-3 in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — It's one game for a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals and the chance to play for hockey's biggest prize.

  • Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Luxemburg's Gilles Muller during the men's second round of the Roland Garros 2015 French Tennis Open in Paris on May 28, 2015
    Djokovic, Murray face next Aussie g … AFP News - 48 minutes ago

    Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray reached the French Open third round Thursday, setting up intriguing clashes with next generation Australians, Thanasi Kokkinakis and Nick … More »Djokovic, Murray face next Aussie g …

    Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Luxemburg's Gilles Muller during the men's second round of the Roland Garros 2015 French Tennis Open in Paris on May 28, 2015

    Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray reached the French Open third round Thursday, setting up intriguing clashes with next generation Australians, Thanasi Kokkinakis and Nick Kyrgios. Top seed Djokovic survived a worrying injury scare before coasting to a 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 win over Gilles Muller of Luxemburg. Djokovic will face …

  • Djokovic on groin alert but safely into … Reuters - 52 minutes ago

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic's hopes of completing a career grand slam by winning the French Open suffered a scare when he needed a medical timeout … More »Djokovic on groin alert but safely into …

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic's hopes of completing a career grand slam by winning the French Open suffered a scare when he needed a medical timeout during a 6-1 6-4 6-4 win over Luxembourg's Gilles Muller at Roland Garros on Thursday. "Thankfully it's nothing major so it's not a concern for the next …

  • Croatia's Borna Coric returns the ball to Spain's Tommy Robredo  during the men's second round at the Roland Garros 2015 French Tennis Open in Paris on May 28, 2015
    Coric reminds me of me, says Djokov … AFP News - 52 minutes ago

    World number one Novak Djokovic gave teenage French Open trailblazer Borna Coric a ringing endorsement Thursday by declaring: "He reminds me of me". Coric, 18, became … More »Coric reminds me of me, says Djokov …

    Croatia's Borna Coric returns the ball to Spain's Tommy Robredo  during the men's second round at the Roland Garros 2015 French Tennis Open in Paris on May 28, 2015

    World number one Novak Djokovic gave teenage French Open trailblazer Borna Coric a ringing endorsement Thursday by declaring: "He reminds me of me". Coric, 18, became the youngest player to reach the third round in Paris since Marat Safin in 1998 when he defeated veteran Spaniard Tommy Robredo, a four-time quarter-finalist, …

  • Questions arise about banks' role … Reuters - 1 hour 1 minute ago

    More than a dozen banks are named in the U.S. Department of Justice's indictment of nine officials at FIFA, the game's powerful governing body, and five sports media … More »Questions arise about banks' role …

    More than a dozen banks are named in the U.S. Department of Justice's indictment of nine officials at FIFA, the game's powerful governing body, and five sports media and promotion executives, over charges involving more than $150 million in bribes. "Part of our investigation will look at the conduct of the financial institutions …

  • FIFA President Sepp Blatter holds his notes as he delivers his speech during the opening ceremony of the 65th FIFA Congress in Zurich on May 28, 2015
    What's a FIFA? Scandal unlikely … AFP News - 1 hour 4 minutes ago

    Ask the average American sports fan what the words Sepp Blatter mean and they might reach for a medical dictionary. Will the corruption scandal at the sport's world … More »What's a FIFA? Scandal unlikely …

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter holds his notes as he delivers his speech during the opening ceremony of the 65th FIFA Congress in Zurich on May 28, 2015

    Ask the average American sports fan what the words Sepp Blatter mean and they might reach for a medical dictionary. Will the corruption scandal at the sport's world governing body FIFA dent that? In this land where football of the American type reigns supreme, non-soccer fans could not care less about the firestorm raining …

  • Corrected: Questions arise about banks' … Reuters - 1 hour 9 minutes ago

    By Karen Freifeld WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A raft of banks could face tough questions in the sweeping U.S. crackdown on alleged corruption in global soccer as prosecutors … More »Corrected: Questions arise about banks' …

    By Karen Freifeld WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A raft of banks could face tough questions in the sweeping U.S. crackdown on alleged corruption in global soccer as prosecutors review how much they knew about millions of dollars in bribes flowing through the U.S. banking system to accounts around the world.     More than a dozen …

  • Chelsea's manager Jose Mourinho waves to fans after the team arrived at Don Muang International Airport, ahead of Saturday's soccer celebration match against Thailand's All Stars as part of the team's post-season tour, in Bangkok
    Mourinho keen to keep title-winning … Reuters - 1 hour 11 minutes ago

    By Kaweewit Kaewjinda BANGKOK (Reuters) - Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has no plans to let any of his English Premier League title-winning squad depart Stamford Bridge … More »Mourinho keen to keep title-winning …

    Chelsea's manager Jose Mourinho waves to fans after the team arrived at Don Muang International Airport, ahead of Saturday's soccer celebration match against Thailand's All Stars as part of the team's post-season tour, in Bangkok

    By Kaweewit Kaewjinda BANGKOK (Reuters) - Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has no plans to let any of his English Premier League title-winning squad depart Stamford Bridge in the close season. The Portuguese, who steered Chelsea to a fifth English title earlier this month, said his focus was improving the players he had for …

  • Real deny report of offer for Juve midfielder … Reuters - 1 hour 13 minutes ago

    Real Madrid have denied a report in an Italian newspaper that claimed the La Liga club had made an offer to buy Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba. "Real Madrid have had … More »Real deny report of offer for Juve midfielder …

    Real Madrid have denied a report in an Italian newspaper that claimed the La Liga club had made an offer to buy Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba. "Real Madrid have had no contact either with Juventus or the player's agent and, as a consequence, the reports published in this newspaper are completely false," Real said on their …

  • Pitcher Lauren Haeger hits HR, Florida … Associated Press - 1 hour 18 minutes ago

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Pitcher Lauren Haeger had two hits and allowed just one in a complete-game victory as defending champion Florida defeated Tennessee 7-2 Thursday … More »Pitcher Lauren Haeger hits HR, Florida …

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Pitcher Lauren Haeger had two hits and allowed just one in a complete-game victory as defending champion Florida defeated Tennessee 7-2 Thursday in the opening game of the Women's College World Series.

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    President Barack Obama is bummed that … Ball Don't Lie - 1 hour 18 minutes ago

    The famed Bulls fan and former U.S. senator from Illinois weighed in on the end of the Thibs era in Chicago. More »President Barack Obama is bummed that …

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    The famed Bulls fan and former U.S. senator from Illinois weighed in on the end of the Thibs era in Chicago.