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  • NBA: Bobcats' McRoberts hit with … AFP News - 21 minutes ago

    The National Basketball Association has fined Charlotte Bobcats forward Josh McRoberts $20,000 for his hard foul on Miami Heat's LeBron James in their playoff series. … More »NBA: Bobcats' McRoberts hit with …

    The National Basketball Association has fined Charlotte Bobcats forward Josh McRoberts $20,000 for his hard foul on Miami Heat's LeBron James in their playoff series. McRoberts was initially handed a personal foul, but on review the league upgraded it to a flagrant two foul after it deemed that he made "unnecessary and …

  • Unheralded Ratzenberger, gone but never … Reuters - 27 minutes ago

    By Ed Osmond LONDON (Reuters) - Perhaps Roland Ratzenberger was always destined to be an understudy. Twenty-fours hours after Ratzenberger was killed during practice … More »Unheralded Ratzenberger, gone but never …

    By Ed Osmond LONDON (Reuters) - Perhaps Roland Ratzenberger was always destined to be an understudy. Twenty-fours hours after Ratzenberger was killed during practice for the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix, three-times world champion Ayrton Senna died in the race and, in the outpouring of grief for the Brazilian which followed, …

  • I miss the fun we had with Ayrton, says … Reuters - 29 minutes ago

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Ask Ron Dennis what he misses most from the time when Ayrton Senna was driving for his McLaren Formula One team and the answer may … More »I miss the fun we had with Ayrton, says …

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Ask Ron Dennis what he misses most from the time when Ayrton Senna was driving for his McLaren Formula One team and the answer may come as a surprise. "I remember the laughter and the fun," he reminisced to reporters at McLaren's Woking factory ahead of the 20th anniversary of the champion's …

  • WITNESS-Motor racing-Covering Senna's … Reuters - 31 minutes ago

    By Julian Linden NEW YORK (Reuters) - For a young sports reporter, still cutting his teeth in journalism, the prospect of covering the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix seemed … More »WITNESS-Motor racing-Covering Senna's …

    By Julian Linden NEW YORK (Reuters) - For a young sports reporter, still cutting his teeth in journalism, the prospect of covering the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix seemed like a dream assignment. While not as revered as Monaco, the San Marino race was always an iconic event for Formula One fans because of its links to Ferrari. …

  • Senna's simple grave a magnet for … Reuters - 31 minutes ago

    By Andrew Downie SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Ayrton Senna is as discreet in death as he was lively in life. The last resting place of Brazil's most charismatic Formula One … More »Senna's simple grave a magnet for …

    By Andrew Downie SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Ayrton Senna is as discreet in death as he was lively in life. The last resting place of Brazil's most charismatic Formula One champion is marked by a brass plaque on a circular lawn, surrounded by almost identical plaques laid into the ground. "I come here every week or so," said …

  • Children play next to the memorial statue of Formula One Brazilian driver Ayrton Senna in the park inside the race track at Imola
    Imola remembers Senna 20 years after … Reuters - 33 minutes ago

    By Isla Binnie IMOLA, Italy (Reuters) - Twenty years after Ayrton Senna died at Imola's race track, the town is gearing up to honour a Formula One driver it remembers … More »Imola remembers Senna 20 years after …

    Children play next to the memorial statue of Formula One Brazilian driver Ayrton Senna in the park inside the race track at Imola

    By Isla Binnie IMOLA, Italy (Reuters) - Twenty years after Ayrton Senna died at Imola's race track, the town is gearing up to honour a Formula One driver it remembers as much for his charity and charisma as his three world championship wins. I cried for a week," said bar owner Gianni Mezzetti, 56, founder of the Barrichello …

  • Ben Martin smiles after a birdie on the 17th hole during the opening round of the PGA Zurich Classic golf tournament at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La., Thursday, April 24, 2014. Martin shot a course-record 10-under-par 62. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
    Ben Martin surges to Zurich Classic … Associated Press - 33 minutes ago

    AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Ben Martin treated a tiny gallery to a course-record round, shooting a 10-under 62 on Thursday in the first round of the Zurich Classic. More »Ben Martin surges to Zurich Classic …

    Ben Martin smiles after a birdie on the 17th hole during the opening round of the PGA Zurich Classic golf tournament at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La., Thursday, April 24, 2014. Martin shot a course-record 10-under-par 62. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

    AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Ben Martin treated a tiny gallery to a course-record round, shooting a 10-under 62 on Thursday in the first round of the Zurich Classic.

  • Football: Martinez won't give up … AFP News - 34 minutes ago

    Roberto Martinez believes Everton will overhaul Arsenal into the race to qualify for the Champions League if they win their last three matches. Martinez's fifth-placed … More »Football: Martinez won't give up …

    Roberto Martinez believes Everton will overhaul Arsenal into the race to qualify for the Champions League if they win their last three matches. Martinez's fifth-placed team trail fourth-placed Arsenal by a point after their bid to finish in the top four fell out of their own hands with last week's 3-2 defeat at Crystal …

  • Football: Giggs aims to revive troubled … AFP News - 34 minutes ago

    Ryan Giggs will bid to revive Manchester United's battered spirits as the Old Trafford icon takes charge against Norwich on Saturday following the abrupt end to David … More »Football: Giggs aims to revive troubled …

    Ryan Giggs will bid to revive Manchester United's battered spirits as the Old Trafford icon takes charge against Norwich on Saturday following the abrupt end to David Moyes' disastrous reign. Moyes' miserable 10-month spell at United reached a bitter conclusion with his sacking on Tuesday after 24 hours of speculation …

  • A man walk past near at the 1987 Lotus Honda used by late Brazilian three-time F1 World Champion ...
    Senna had so much to offer, says si … Reuters - 36 minutes ago

    By Andrew Downie SAO PAULO (Reuters) - For Brazilians of a certain generation, the death of Ayrton Senna is not unlike September 11 or the assassination of John F. Kennedy. … More »Senna had so much to offer, says si …

    A man walk past near at the 1987 Lotus Honda used by late Brazilian three-time F1 World Champion ...

    By Andrew Downie SAO PAULO (Reuters) - For Brazilians of a certain generation, the death of Ayrton Senna is not unlike September 11 or the assassination of John F. Kennedy. "It's funny, it doesn't seem like it was 20 years ago," his sister Viviane Senna said of the Formula One great's fatal crash at the 1994 San Marino …

  • NBA: Conley wins NBA's Sportsmanship … AFP News - 36 minutes ago

    Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley has been named winner of the league's Sportsmanship Award, the National Basketball Association said Thursday. More »NBA: Conley wins NBA's Sportsmanship …

    Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley has been named winner of the league's Sportsmanship Award, the National Basketball Association said Thursday.

  • Football: English Premier League ta … AFP News - 38 minutes ago

    English Premier League table ahead of the weekend's matches (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points): More »Football: English Premier League ta …

    English Premier League table ahead of the weekend's matches (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points):

  • Football: United eye post-Moyes lift, … AFP News - 39 minutes ago

    All eyes will be on the Old Trafford dug-out and the Chelsea teamsheet this weekend as Manchester United begin life after David Moyes, while Liverpool aim to move within … More »Football: United eye post-Moyes lift, …

    All eyes will be on the Old Trafford dug-out and the Chelsea teamsheet this weekend as Manchester United begin life after David Moyes, while Liverpool aim to move within touching distance of the Premier League title. Ryan Giggs, assisted by three fellow members of United's famed 'Class of 92', will be in temporary charge …

  • In this April 23, 2014 photo taken from video and provided by ESPN, home plate umpire Gerry Davis touches the neck of New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda in the second inning of the Yankees' baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston. Pineda was ejected after umpires found a foreign substance on his neck. (AP Photo/ESPN)
    Pineda banned 10 games for pine tar, … Associated Press - 41 minutes ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Michael Pineda says he was just trying to get a better grip on the ball. More »Pineda banned 10 games for pine tar, …

    In this April 23, 2014 photo taken from video and provided by ESPN, home plate umpire Gerry Davis touches the neck of New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda in the second inning of the Yankees' baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston. Pineda was ejected after umpires found a foreign substance on his neck. (AP Photo/ESPN)

    BOSTON (AP) — Michael Pineda says he was just trying to get a better grip on the ball.

  • Motor racing-Ayrton Senna's Formula … Reuters - 43 minutes ago

    May 1 marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Brazil's triple Formula One champion Ayrton Senna in the San Marino Grand Prix at Italy's Imola circuit. The following … More »Motor racing-Ayrton Senna's Formula …

    May 1 marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Brazil's triple Formula One champion Ayrton Senna in the San Marino Grand Prix at Italy's Imola circuit. The following details the main points of his career: - - - - * Born Ayrton Senna da Silva in Sao Paulo on March 21, 1960. He also won the Macau F3 Grand Prix. * After …

  • Motor racing-For Mosley, safety is Senna's … Reuters - 43 minutes ago

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON, April 25 (Reuters) - It has been 20 years since Formula One last suffered a driver fatality but that milestone, an achievement that would once … More »Motor racing-For Mosley, safety is Senna's …

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON, April 25 (Reuters) - It has been 20 years since Formula One last suffered a driver fatality but that milestone, an achievement that would once have stretched credulity, will get less attention than the anniversary of Ayrton Senna's death at Imola. The sport - already praying for Michael Schumacher's …

  • Motor racing-Search for safety has IndyCar … Reuters - 43 minutes ago

    By Steve Keating TORONTO, April 25 (Reuters) - While an entire generation of Formula One fans has grown up without knowing the emotional trauma of a racing death, followers … More »Motor racing-Search for safety has IndyCar …

    By Steve Keating TORONTO, April 25 (Reuters) - While an entire generation of Formula One fans has grown up without knowing the emotional trauma of a racing death, followers of IndyCar have been constantly reminded about the ultimate price some drivers must pay. The motor racing world will pause on May 1 to mourn the 20th …

  • Motor racing-Imola still a shock 20 … Reuters - 43 minutes ago

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON, April 25 (Reuters) - When Damon Hill casts his mind back 20 years to the Imola weekend that claimed the lives of team mate Ayrton Senna and Austrian … More »Motor racing-Imola still a shock 20 …

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON, April 25 (Reuters) - When Damon Hill casts his mind back 20 years to the Imola weekend that claimed the lives of team mate Ayrton Senna and Austrian Roland Ratzenberger, it is with a sense of almost disbelief. "The 'Senna' film was quite shocking in many ways," Hill, who went on to become champion …

  • Motor racing-Unheralded Ratzenberger, … Reuters - 43 minutes ago

    By Ed Osmond LONDON, April 25 (Reuters) - Perhaps Roland Ratzenberger was always destined to be an understudy. Twenty-fours hours after Ratzenberger was killed during … More »Motor racing-Unheralded Ratzenberger, …

    By Ed Osmond LONDON, April 25 (Reuters) - Perhaps Roland Ratzenberger was always destined to be an understudy. Twenty-fours hours after Ratzenberger was killed during practice for the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix, three-times world champion Ayrton Senna died in the race and, in the outpouring of grief for the Brazilian …

  • Motor racing-I miss the fun we had with … Reuters - 43 minutes ago

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON, April 25 (Reuters) - Ask Ron Dennis what he misses most from the time when Ayrton Senna was driving for his McLaren Formula One team and the … More »Motor racing-I miss the fun we had with …

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON, April 25 (Reuters) - Ask Ron Dennis what he misses most from the time when Ayrton Senna was driving for his McLaren Formula One team and the answer may come as a surprise. "I remember the laughter and the fun," he reminisced to reporters at McLaren's Woking factory ahead of the 20th anniversary …