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  • Ranger returning to New Zealand Rugby from France

    Ranger returning to New Zealand Rugby from France

    AFP News - 10 minutes ago
    Ranger returning to New Zealand Rugby from France

    Hard-running back Rene Ranger is returning to New Zealand from French club Montpellier early and looking to break back into the All Blacks squad, officials said Tuesday. New Zealand Rugby (NZR) said the 28-year-old had secured an early release from Top 14 club Montpellier to return later this year and play Super Rugby with the Auckland Blues next year. While NZR said family reasons were the main motivation for Ranger's return, he also wanted to push for All Blacks selection and add to the six …

  • Jack's jumper gives Nets 110-108 win over Curry, Warriors

    Jack's jumper gives Nets 110-108 win over Curry, Warriors

    Associated Press - 13 minutes ago
    Jack's jumper gives Nets 110-108 win over Curry, Warriors

    NEW YORK (AP) — There was no stopping Stephen Curry down the stretch, so Jarrett Jack shot over him. …

  • LA police chief: Man killed on Skid Row reached for gun

    LA police chief: Man killed on Skid Row reached for gun

    Associated Press - 13 minutes ago
    LA police chief: Man killed on Skid Row reached for gun

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police fatally shot a homeless man on Skid Row during a "brutal" videotaped struggle in which a rookie officer cried out that the man had grabbed his gun, the Los Angeles police chief said Monday. …

  • Pakistan eye improvement in Cricket World Cup match against UAE

    Pakistan eye improvement in Cricket World Cup match against UAE

    AFP News - 19 minutes ago
    Pakistan eye improvement in Cricket World Cup match against UAE

    Pakistan will target a huge improvement in batting to boost their net run-rate in the World Cup Pool B match against minnows United Arab Emirates in Napier on Wednesday. Pakistan's long standing batting woes have continued in the tournament as they lost their opening game against arch-rivals India by 76 runs and went down by a big 150-run margin in their second to the West Indies. The 1992 champions finally opened their World Cup account with a scrappy 20-run win over Zimbabwe in Brisbane on …

  • Bayern target top gear, Dresden braced for potent clash

    Bayern target top gear, Dresden braced for potent clash

    AFP News - 34 minutes ago
    Bayern target top gear, Dresden braced for potent clash

    Holders Bayern Munich aim to hit top gear in their bid to reach the German Cup quarter-finals, while the authorities brace themselves for Borussia Dortmund's trip to Dresden on Tuesday. Third-division Dynamo Dresden host Jurgen Klopp's Dortmund in the cup's third round against the backdrop of the riots which blighted their 2011 second-round clash. Borussia beat Dynamo 2-0 on October 25 2011 amidst ugly scenes as Dresden fans rioted and clashed violently with Dortmund police. The German …