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  • John Moore Jr (L) of the US and Russia's Sergei Plotnikov chase the puck during the group B preliminary round ice hockey match Russia vs USA on May 4, 2015 at the CEZ Arena in Ostrava
    USA stun defending champions Russia … AFP News - 9 minutes ago

    The USA beat defending champions Russia 4-2 at the ice hockey world championships on Monday to keep a perfect record of three wins in as many games and move top of Group … More »USA stun defending champions Russia …

    John Moore Jr (L) of the US and Russia's Sergei Plotnikov chase the puck during the group B preliminary round ice hockey match Russia vs USA on May 4, 2015 at the CEZ Arena in Ostrava

    The USA beat defending champions Russia 4-2 at the ice hockey world championships on Monday to keep a perfect record of three wins in as many games and move top of Group B.

  • Jordan's Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, FIFA presidential candidate, speaks during the opening of the Soccerex Asian Forum at the King Hussein Convention Center at the Dead Sea, Jordan
    Prince Ali hints he might pull out of … Reuters - 11 minutes ago

    By Mike Collett DEAD SEA, Jordan (Reuters) - Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein said on Monday he would consider withdrawing from the FIFA presidential election race to allow … More »Prince Ali hints he might pull out of …

    Jordan's Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, FIFA presidential candidate, speaks during the opening of the Soccerex Asian Forum at the King Hussein Convention Center at the Dead Sea, Jordan

    By Mike Collett DEAD SEA, Jordan (Reuters) - Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein said on Monday he would consider withdrawing from the FIFA presidential election race to allow a single candidate to challenge Sepp Blatter when the votes are cast at the FIFA Congress on May 29. The 39-year-old Jordanian royal, who is president of …

  • NBA: Playoffs-Memphis Grizzlies at Golden State Warriors
    NBA-Warriors' Curry wins NBA's … Reuters - 21 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - Sharpshooting guard Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors, who set a single-season record for three-pointers made, won the NBA Most Valuable Player award … More »NBA-Warriors' Curry wins NBA's …

    NBA: Playoffs-Memphis Grizzlies at Golden State Warriors

    (Reuters) - Sharpshooting guard Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors, who set a single-season record for three-pointers made, won the NBA Most Valuable Player award for the 2014-15 campaign, the league said on Monday. Curry led the National Basketball Association's top regular season team in scoring, assists and …

  • Jimmy Greaves has suffered a severe stroke and is in intensive care in hospital
    Jimmy Greaves in intensive care after … AFP News - 22 minutes ago

    Former Tottenham Hotspur and England striker Jimmy Greaves has suffered a severe stroke and is in intensive care in hospital, his family said on Monday. A prolific goalscorer … More »Jimmy Greaves in intensive care after …

    Jimmy Greaves has suffered a severe stroke and is in intensive care in hospital

    Former Tottenham Hotspur and England striker Jimmy Greaves has suffered a severe stroke and is in intensive care in hospital, his family said on Monday. A prolific goalscorer throughout his career, Greaves scored 44 goals in just 57 appearances for England -- the fourth-highest total of all time. A family statement said …

  • Milwaukee Brewers new manager Craig Counsell speaks at a news conference Monday, May 4, 2015, in Milwaukee. Counsell replaces manager Ron Roenicke who was fired on Sunday. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
    Counsell replaces Roenicke with Brewers … Associated Press - 35 minutes ago

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Former Milwaukee infielder Craig Counsell was hired Monday to manage the Brewers, about 12 hours after the team fired Ron Roenicke. More »Counsell replaces Roenicke with Brewers …

    Milwaukee Brewers new manager Craig Counsell speaks at a news conference Monday, May 4, 2015, in Milwaukee. Counsell replaces manager Ron Roenicke who was fired on Sunday. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Former Milwaukee infielder Craig Counsell was hired Monday to manage the Brewers, about 12 hours after the team fired Ron Roenicke.

  • Most football concussions happen at … Reuters - 43 minutes ago

    By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - High school and college football players suffer more concussions during practices than during games, according to a new study. This … More »Most football concussions happen at …

    By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - High school and college football players suffer more concussions during practices than during games, according to a new study. This is simply because there are more practices than games, said lead author Thomas P. Dompier of the Datalys Center for Sports Injury Research and Prevention …

  • Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) reacts after scoring against the Memphis Grizzlies during the first half of Game 1 in a second-round NBA playoff basketball series in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
    Warriors' Stephen Curry voted NBA's … Associated Press - 44 minutes ago

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Some called him too small. Others too fragile. More »Warriors' Stephen Curry voted NBA's …

    Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) reacts after scoring against the Memphis Grizzlies during the first half of Game 1 in a second-round NBA playoff basketball series in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Some called him too small. Others too fragile.

  • South Africa in low-key start to World … Reuters - 44 minutes ago

    South Africa took a softly, softly approach at the start of their World Cup training camp in Johannesburg as just under half the squad were rested on Monday. Forty-four … More »South Africa in low-key start to World …

    South Africa took a softly, softly approach at the start of their World Cup training camp in Johannesburg as just under half the squad were rested on Monday. Forty-four players involved in Super Rugby were invited to train, but 19 of them did not train at all while another five only took part in some of the training drills. …

  • NBA: Curry named NBA Most Valuable  … AFP News - 46 minutes ago

    Golden State Warriors star guard Stephen Curry on Monday was named the NBA Most Valuable Player for the 2014-15 season. More »NBA: Curry named NBA Most Valuable  …

    Golden State Warriors star guard Stephen Curry on Monday was named the NBA Most Valuable Player for the 2014-15 season.

  • Egypt giants Al Ahli sack Garrido after … Reuters - 54 minutes ago

    Egyptian giants Al Ahli have fired Spanish coach Juan Carlos Garrido after the Cairo club were knocked out of the African Champions League at the weekend. Ahli, who … More »Egypt giants Al Ahli sack Garrido after …

    Egyptian giants Al Ahli have fired Spanish coach Juan Carlos Garrido after the Cairo club were knocked out of the African Champions League at the weekend. Ahli, who have won the continent’s top club competition a record eight times, failed for a second successive year to get to the group phase and instead drop down to …

  • Warriors roll past Grizzlies 101-86 in Game 1 of West semis
    Warriors' Stephen Curry named 2014-15 … Ball Don't Lie - 1 hour 7 minutes ago

    Curry is the first MVP in the Warriors' Bay Area history. More »Warriors' Stephen Curry named 2014-15 …

    Warriors roll past Grizzlies 101-86 in Game 1 of West semis

    Curry is the first MVP in the Warriors' Bay Area history.

  • Caroline Wozniacki has set up a third round meeting with Agnieszka Radwanska at the Madrid Open as her promising start to the clay court season continues
    Wozniacki, Radwanska safely into Madrid … AFP News - 1 hour 23 minutes ago

    Caroline Wozniacki set up a third round meeting with Agnieszka Radwanska at the Madrid Open on Monday as her promising start to the clay court season continued with a … More »Wozniacki, Radwanska safely into Madrid …

    Caroline Wozniacki has set up a third round meeting with Agnieszka Radwanska at the Madrid Open as her promising start to the clay court season continues

    Caroline Wozniacki set up a third round meeting with Agnieszka Radwanska at the Madrid Open on Monday as her promising start to the clay court season continued with a 7-5, 6-0 win over American qualifier Christina McHale. Radwanska had an even more comfortable route into the last 16 as she needed just over an hour to dispose …

  • Newcastle United v Swansea City - Barclays Premier League
    Carver meets Newcastle officials, will … Reuters - 1 hour 41 minutes ago

    Newcastle United's under-fire manager John Carver met club officials to discuss his side's eight-game Premier League losing streak on Monday with a statement saying the … More »Carver meets Newcastle officials, will …

    Newcastle United v Swansea City - Barclays Premier League

    Newcastle United's under-fire manager John Carver met club officials to discuss his side's eight-game Premier League losing streak on Monday with a statement saying the only focus was on the club's top flight survival. Saturday's 3-0 defeat by Leicester City, in which Newcastle had two players sent off, provoked passionate …

  • Murray snaps claycourt jinx with first … Reuters - 2 hours 7 minutes ago

    Andy Murray's preparations for the French Open gathered momentum as he claimed the first claycourt title of his career with a 7-6(4) 5-7 7-6(4) win over twice champion … More »Murray snaps claycourt jinx with first …

    Andy Murray's preparations for the French Open gathered momentum as he claimed the first claycourt title of his career with a 7-6(4) 5-7 7-6(4) win over twice champion Philipp Kohlschreiber in the rain-delayed Munich Open final on Monday. It was the world number three's first title as a married man and under the guidance …

  • Journalists are reflected in the FIFA logo as they wait for a news conference after meeting of FIFA executive committee in Zurich
    FIFA Congress to discuss Palestine proposal … Reuters - 2 hours 9 minutes ago

    FIFA's annual Congress will discuss a proposal from the Palestinian Football Association (PFA) for the suspension of Israel, according to the agenda published by soccer's … More »FIFA Congress to discuss Palestine proposal …

    Journalists are reflected in the FIFA logo as they wait for a news conference after meeting of FIFA executive committee in Zurich

    FIFA's annual Congress will discuss a proposal from the Palestinian Football Association (PFA) for the suspension of Israel, according to the agenda published by soccer's governing body on Monday. Palestine has complained that Israel has continued to hamper its football activities, saying Israel imposes restrictions on …

  • Craig Counsell habla con la prensa tras ser presentado como el nuevo mánager de los Cerveceros de Milwaukee en reemplazo de Ron Roenicke el 4 de mayo del 2015 en Milwaukee. Roenicke fue despedido el día previo luego de tan solo 25 juegos. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
    Counsell, que nunca dirigió, nuevo mánager … Associated Press - 2 hours 11 minutes ago

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — El ex infielder Craig Counsell fue designado el lunes nuevo mánager de los Cerveceros, 12 horas después de que Ron Roenicke fuese despedido luego de … More »Counsell, que nunca dirigió, nuevo mánager …

    Craig Counsell habla con la prensa tras ser presentado como el nuevo mánager de los Cerveceros de Milwaukee en reemplazo de Ron Roenicke el 4 de mayo del 2015 en Milwaukee. Roenicke fue despedido el día previo luego de tan solo 25 juegos. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — El ex infielder Craig Counsell fue designado el lunes nuevo mánager de los Cerveceros, 12 horas después de que Ron Roenicke fuese despedido luego de disputados apenas 25 juegos esta temporada.

  • Angry mayor to train troubled Bulgarian … Reuters - 2 hours 16 minutes ago

    The mayor of Bulgaria's southwestern town of Simitli has taken over as temporary coach of local second division club Septemvri in an attempt to boost team morale following … More »Angry mayor to train troubled Bulgarian …

    The mayor of Bulgaria's southwestern town of Simitli has taken over as temporary coach of local second division club Septemvri in an attempt to boost team morale following a run of poor results. "I'll be training the team for the home match against (second-placed) Lokomotiv Gorna Oryahovitsa (on Saturday)," Apostol Apostolov, …

  • Blazers stave off elimination with 99-92 win over Memphis
    Mad Dash: Damian Lillard gets diploma, … NBC on Yahoo Sports - 2 hours 31 minutes ago

    In today's Mad Dash: Damian Lillard is done going back to school, a video game predicted the Mayweather-Pacquiao result, and the perfect ride for devoted Ohio State  … More »Mad Dash: Damian Lillard gets diploma, …

    Blazers stave off elimination with 99-92 win over Memphis

    In today's Mad Dash: Damian Lillard is done going back to school, a video game predicted the Mayweather-Pacquiao result, and the perfect ride for devoted Ohio State fans.

  • Bayern Munich's Polnish striker Robert Lewandowski lies on the pitch after he collided with Dortmund's German keeper Mitchell Langerak during a match in Munich, Germany, on April 28, 2015
    Lewandowski trains with mask ahead of … AFP News - 2 hours 36 minutes ago

    Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski trained with a protective mask and could face Barcelona in Wednesday's Champions League semi-final, first-leg, despite a broken cheekbone, … More »Lewandowski trains with mask ahead of …

    Bayern Munich's Polnish striker Robert Lewandowski lies on the pitch after he collided with Dortmund's German keeper Mitchell Langerak during a match in Munich, Germany, on April 28, 2015

    Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski trained with a protective mask and could face Barcelona in Wednesday's Champions League semi-final, first-leg, despite a broken cheekbone, team-mate Jerome Boateng confirmed on Monday. "He moved well and made a good impression, it looks like he's fit and motivated to play," Bayern defender …

  • Stephen Curry (30) enfrenta la marca de Nick Calathes durante un partido entre los Golden State Warriors y los Memphis Grizzlies por los playoffs de la NBA el 3 de mayo del 2015 en Oakland, California. Curry fue elegido el Jugador Más Valioso de la NBA. (AP Photo/Marcio José Sánchez)
    Curry el Más Valioso de la NBA Associated Press - 2 hours 38 minutes ago

    OAKLAND, California, EE.UU. (AP) — Algunos decían que era demasiado pequeño. Otros que era demasiado frágil. More »Curry el Más Valioso de la NBA

    Stephen Curry (30) enfrenta la marca de Nick Calathes durante un partido entre los Golden State Warriors y los Memphis Grizzlies por los playoffs de la NBA el 3 de mayo del 2015 en Oakland, California. Curry fue elegido el Jugador Más Valioso de la NBA. (AP Photo/Marcio José Sánchez)

    OAKLAND, California, EE.UU. (AP) — Algunos decían que era demasiado pequeño. Otros que era demasiado frágil.