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  • NBA: Harden leads Rockets win, Curry … AFP News - 8 minutes ago

    A playoff career-high 45 points by James Harden sparked the Houston Rockets to a 128-115 must-win victory Monday over the Golden State Warriors, denying the Warriors … More »NBA: Harden leads Rockets win, Curry …

    A playoff career-high 45 points by James Harden sparked the Houston Rockets to a 128-115 must-win victory Monday over the Golden State Warriors, denying the Warriors an easy path to the NBA Finals. The Warriors had a scare and then breathed a sigh of relief after NBA Player of the Year Stephen Curry suffered a bruise to …

  • Matt Beleskey (R) of the Anaheim Ducks celebrates scoring the game-winning goal as he trips over goaltender Corey Crawford (C) of the Chicago Blackhawks during Game Five of the Western Conference Finals at Honda Center on May 25, 2015
    Ducks push Hawks to brink of NHL el … AFP News - 34 minutes ago

    Matt Beleskey scored 45 seconds into overtime to lift the Anaheim Ducks over Chicago 5-4, putting the Blackhawks on the brink of elimination from the NHL Western Conference … More »Ducks push Hawks to brink of NHL el …

    Matt Beleskey (R) of the Anaheim Ducks celebrates scoring the game-winning goal as he trips over goaltender Corey Crawford (C) of the Chicago Blackhawks during Game Five of the Western Conference Finals at Honda Center on May 25, 2015

    Matt Beleskey scored 45 seconds into overtime to lift the Anaheim Ducks over Chicago 5-4, putting the Blackhawks on the brink of elimination from the NHL Western Conference finals. Cam Fowler and Ryan Kesler scored just 32 seconds apart in the first period and Sami Vatanen and Patrick Maroon also notched goals for the …

  • NHL: Stanley Cup Playoffs-Chicago Blackhawks at Anaheim Ducks
    Ducks win in overtime after dramatic … Reuters - 39 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - The Anaheim Ducks blew a two-goal lead in the final minutes of their Western Conference final against Chicago, but redeemed themselves in overtime to notch … More »Ducks win in overtime after dramatic …

    NHL: Stanley Cup Playoffs-Chicago Blackhawks at Anaheim Ducks

    (Reuters) - The Anaheim Ducks blew a two-goal lead in the final minutes of their Western Conference final against Chicago, but redeemed themselves in overtime to notch a 5-4 victory and come within one win of the Stanley Cup Finals. It was the third game of the series to go into overtime but unlike Saturday's double-overtime …

  • NBA: Playoffs-Golden State Warriors at Houston Rockets
    Curry injury scare overshadows Rockets … Reuters - 1 hour 8 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - The Golden State Warriors survived a major injury scare to NBA MVP Stephen Curry but still lost the game as a pumped up Houston Rockets staved off playoff … More »Curry injury scare overshadows Rockets …

    NBA: Playoffs-Golden State Warriors at Houston Rockets

    (Reuters) - The Golden State Warriors survived a major injury scare to NBA MVP Stephen Curry but still lost the game as a pumped up Houston Rockets staved off playoff elimination with a 128-115 victory on Monday. Curry went down in the second quarter of Game Four in the Western Conference Finals, falling hard on his upper …

  • NBA: Western Conference playoff res … AFP News - 1 hour 48 minutes ago

    Results on Monday from the best-of-seven NBA Western Conference finals: More »NBA: Western Conference playoff res …

    Results on Monday from the best-of-seven NBA Western Conference finals:

  • Real Madrid Press Conference
    Real sack coach Ancelotti after mediocre … Reuters - 2 hours 11 minutes ago

    By Iain Rogers MADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid have sacked coach Carlo Ancelotti after the world's richest club by income failed to win major silverware this season and, … More »Real sack coach Ancelotti after mediocre …

    Real Madrid Press Conference

    By Iain Rogers MADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid have sacked coach Carlo Ancelotti after the world's richest club by income failed to win major silverware this season and, according to local media, Napoli's Rafa Benitez is the favourite to succeed him. "The board of directors have decided this evening to relieve Carlo Ancelotti …

  • England v New Zealand - Investec Test Series First Test
    Lord's disappointment won't … Reuters - 2 hours 22 minutes ago

    New Zealand will not let their tight loss to England in the classic test at Lord's lessen their resolve to keep playing aggressive cricket, captain Brendon McCullum said. … More »Lord's disappointment won't …

    England v New Zealand - Investec Test Series First Test

    New Zealand will not let their tight loss to England in the classic test at Lord's lessen their resolve to keep playing aggressive cricket, captain Brendon McCullum said. New Zealand's batsmen scored over 700 runs and their bowlers took all 20 wickets but England completed a 124-run win in the final 10 overs of the fifth …

  • Sloane Stephens of the the U.S. plays a shot to compatriot Venus Williams during their women's singles match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris
    Stephens downs Venus to advance into … Reuters - 2 hours 24 minutes ago

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Former world number one Venus Williams suffered another early French Open exit when she was beaten 7-6(5) 6-1 by fellow American Sloane … More »Stephens downs Venus to advance into …

    Sloane Stephens of the the U.S. plays a shot to compatriot Venus Williams during their women's singles match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Former world number one Venus Williams suffered another early French Open exit when she was beaten 7-6(5) 6-1 by fellow American Sloane Stephens in the first round on Monday. It was not a major surprise though as Stephens has reached the fourth round of the claycourt grand slam in the …

  • AS Roma's coach Garcia celebrates at the end of their Serie A soccer match against Lazio at the Olympic stadium in Rome
    Dramatic derby win sends Roma into Champions … Reuters - 2 hours 36 minutes ago

    AS Roma qualified for the Champions League group stage in the best possible style on Monday, booking their place with a last-gasp 2-1 win over neighbours and bitter rivals … More »Dramatic derby win sends Roma into Champions …

    AS Roma's coach Garcia celebrates at the end of their Serie A soccer match against Lazio at the Olympic stadium in Rome

    AS Roma qualified for the Champions League group stage in the best possible style on Monday, booking their place with a last-gasp 2-1 win over neighbours and bitter rivals Lazio in a passionate Rome derby. Central defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa was the unlikely hero as he headed the winner five minutes from the end of a feisty …

  • Maria Sharapova of Russia celebrates after beating Kaia Kanepi of Estonia during their women's singles match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris
    French Open: Sharapova and Murray show … Reuters - 2 hours 39 minutes ago

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova got back in the groove at her happiest hunting ground while Andy Murray's growing love of clay blossomed as both posted … More »French Open: Sharapova and Murray show …

    Maria Sharapova of Russia celebrates after beating Kaia Kanepi of Estonia during their women's singles match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova got back in the groove at her happiest hunting ground while Andy Murray's growing love of clay blossomed as both posted easy first-round wins at the French Open on Monday. Defending champion Sharapova was nursing a cold but opened her bid for a third Roland Garros title …

  • French Open
    Nervy Murray through to second roun … Reuters - 2 hours 40 minutes ago

    Andy Murray opened his latest campaign for a first French Open victory with a 6-3 6-3 6-1 win over Argentine Facundo Arguello on Monday. Murray is in the same half of … More »Nervy Murray through to second roun …

    French Open

    Andy Murray opened his latest campaign for a first French Open victory with a 6-3 6-3 6-1 win over Argentine Facundo Arguello on Monday. Murray is in the same half of the Roland Garros draw as favourite Novak Djokovic and nine-times champion Rafa Nadal and could play world number eight David Ferrer in the quarter-finals. …

  • Pakistan's Hasan celebrates after taking the wicket of Australia's Maxwell during their Twenty20 World Cup Super 8 cricket match in Colombo
    Pakistan cricketer Raza banned for two … Reuters - 2 hours 47 minutes ago

    Pakistan spin bowler Raza Hasan has been banned for two years after failing a doping test, the country's cricket board said. The 22-year-old left-armer returned an "adverse … More »Pakistan cricketer Raza banned for two …

    Pakistan's Hasan celebrates after taking the wicket of Australia's Maxwell during their Twenty20 World Cup Super 8 cricket match in Colombo

    Pakistan spin bowler Raza Hasan has been banned for two years after failing a doping test, the country's cricket board said. The 22-year-old left-armer returned an "adverse analytical finding" from a urine sample taken during a domestic tournament in January, the Pakistan Cricket Board said in a statement. Raza, who has …

  • Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) topples over Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) during the first half in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals of the NBA basketball playoffs as center Festus Ezeli (31) looks on, Monday, May 25, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
    NBA MVP Stephen Curry takes nasty fall, … Associated Press - 2 hours 49 minutes ago

    HOUSTON (AP) — MVP Stephen Curry was able to return to Game 4 of the Western Conference finals after a nasty spill where he flipped over in the air and his head crashed … More »NBA MVP Stephen Curry takes nasty fall, …

    Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) topples over Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) during the first half in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals of the NBA basketball playoffs as center Festus Ezeli (31) looks on, Monday, May 25, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

    HOUSTON (AP) — MVP Stephen Curry was able to return to Game 4 of the Western Conference finals after a nasty spill where he flipped over in the air and his head crashed to the court against Houston on Monday night.

  • Juan Pablo Montoya celebrates following his victory in the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on May 23, 2015
    Montoya takes $2.4 mln for Indy 500 … AFP News - 3 hours ago

    Juan Pablo Montoya received $2,449,055 in an awards ceremony for his victory in the 99th Indianapolis 500 after the Colombian won the fourth-closest finish in race history. … More »Montoya takes $2.4 mln for Indy 500 …

    Juan Pablo Montoya celebrates following his victory in the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on May 23, 2015

    Juan Pablo Montoya received $2,449,055 in an awards ceremony for his victory in the 99th Indianapolis 500 after the Colombian won the fourth-closest finish in race history. Montoya, whose only other Indy 500 triumph came as a rookie in 2000, took the lion's share of the overall purse of $13,397,315 for his Sunday triumph …

  • Stephen Curry falls to floor, leaves … Ball Don't Lie - 3 hours ago

    The NBA's MVP stayed down for several minutes, walked off under his own power, and was deemed questionable to return. More »Stephen Curry falls to floor, leaves …

    The NBA's MVP stayed down for several minutes, walked off under his own power, and was deemed questionable to return.

  • NBA: Playoffs-Golden State Warriors at Houston Rockets
    Stephen Curry takes hard fall to floor, … Ball Don't Lie - 3 hours ago

    The MVP eventually walked off under his own power but appeared quite dazed. More »Stephen Curry takes hard fall to floor, …

    NBA: Playoffs-Golden State Warriors at Houston Rockets

    The MVP eventually walked off under his own power but appeared quite dazed.

  • Defensive end Ray McDonald has been released by the Chicago Bears hours after being arrested on charges of domestic violence and child endangerment
    Chicago Bears drop defender McDonald … AFP News - 3 hours ago

    Defensive end Ray McDonald was released by the Chicago Bears, hours after being arrested in California on charges of domestic violence and child endangerment. Police … More »Chicago Bears drop defender McDonald …

    Defensive end Ray McDonald has been released by the Chicago Bears hours after being arrested on charges of domestic violence and child endangerment

    Defensive end Ray McDonald was released by the Chicago Bears, hours after being arrested in California on charges of domestic violence and child endangerment. Police in Santa Clara confirmed the latest arrest of the former San Francisco 49ers defender, who was released by that National Football League club last December, …

  • Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton signs an autograph for a fan prior to the Rangers baseball game against the Cleveland Indians Monday, May 25, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Aaron Josefczyk)
    Hamilton hitless in return, Texas wins … Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Hamilton has played in two World Series, appeared in five All-Star Games and won a Most Valuable Player Award. More »Hamilton hitless in return, Texas wins …

    Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton signs an autograph for a fan prior to the Rangers baseball game against the Cleveland Indians Monday, May 25, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Aaron Josefczyk)

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Hamilton has played in two World Series, appeared in five All-Star Games and won a Most Valuable Player Award.

  • England’ captain Alastair Cook hits a shot on the fourth day of the first Test against New Zealand at Lord's cricket ground on May 24, 2015
    Cook relaxed over England cricket coach … AFP News - 4 hours ago

    England captain Alastair Cook said the ongoing uncertainty over the identity of the team's next permanent coach would not bother him so long as his side kept winning. … More »Cook relaxed over England cricket coach …

    England’ captain Alastair Cook hits a shot on the fourth day of the first Test against New Zealand at Lord's cricket ground on May 24, 2015

    England captain Alastair Cook said the ongoing uncertainty over the identity of the team's next permanent coach would not bother him so long as his side kept winning. As reports emerged on Monday that Australia's Trevor Bayliss had emerged as the front-runner to replace the sacked Peter Moores as England coach rather than …

  • El colombiano Juan Pablo Montoya celebra tras ganar las 500 Millas de Indianápolis, el domingo 24 de mayo de 2015.  (AP oto/Darron Cummings)
    Montoya se embolsa 2,4 millones por … Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Juan Pablo Montoya se embolsó 2.449.055 dólares por su victoria en las 500 Millas de Indianápolis. More »Montoya se embolsa 2,4 millones por …

    El colombiano Juan Pablo Montoya celebra tras ganar las 500 Millas de Indianápolis, el domingo 24 de mayo de 2015.  (AP oto/Darron Cummings)

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Juan Pablo Montoya se embolsó 2.449.055 dólares por su victoria en las 500 Millas de Indianápolis.