SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's mayor and an investor have condemned sports fans' sexist attacks against the mostly female City Council after its vote sidetracked a proposed arena project aimed at luring the NBA back to the city.
MADRID (AP) — Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal made their way into the Madrid Open quarterfinals on Thursday, each with straight-set wins.
Liverpool romped into the Europa League final with a 3-0 win over Villarreal on another magical night at Anfield to set up a showpiece clash with holders Sevilla who swatted away visiting Shakhtar Donetsk 3-1 on Thursday. Five times European champions Liverpool reached a 12th continental final thanks
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Larry Bird has never cared about popularity contests. All he ever wanted to do was win.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bob Baffert feels under the radar with his latest horse at the Kentucky Derby. All anyone wants to talk about is American Pharoah, last year's winner who went on to become the sport's first Triple Crown champion in 37 years.
There were straight-set successes for Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal at the ATP Madrid Open on Thursday.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool stands in the way of a third straight Europa League title for Sevilla after the clubs with a rich pedigree in Europe's second-tier competition reached the final on Thursday.
In an order that has put the future of FC Goa under a cloud, the Indian Super League (ISL) Regulatory Commission has imposed a total fine of Rs 11 crore, with multiple season bans for the owners. According to the order, owners Srinivas Dempo and Dattaraj Salgaocar are banned for two and three ISL seasons
ATLANTA (AP) — Thoroughly embarrassed by Cleveland's record-setting performance, the Atlanta Hawks spent part of Thursday watching film from their Game 2 debacle.
Daniel Sturridge was involved in all three goals as Liverpool impressively beat Villarreal 3-0 at Anfield on Thursday to set up a Europa League final date with holders Sevilla. Trailing 1-0 from the first leg, Liverpool levelled the tie when Bruno Soriano put through his own goal under pressure from
Kevin Gameiro's brace helped Sevilla beat Shakhtar Donetsk 3-1 (5-3 agg) to keep their hopes of a third straight Europa League title alive.
Results from the ATP Madrid Masters and WTA Madrid Open on Thursday (x denotes seeding):
Sevilla remained on course for a third consecutive Europa League title as Kevin Gameiro struck twice to down Shakhtar Donetsk 3-1 and progress to a final meeting with Liverpool 5-3 on aggregate on Thursday. The Andalusians have won the competition four times in the last 10 years and can secure their
By Rodrigo Viga Gaier RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Rio de Janeiro's mayor said Thursday preparations for the Olympics will not be impacted by Brazil's political turbulence, and he guaranteed there was zero corruption in the city's projects for the games. Mayor Eduardo Paes told Reuters he
Liverpool will meet holders Sevilla in the final of the Europa League after both sides won their semi-final ties on Thursday. Liverpool beat Villarreal of Spain 3-0 at Anfield to go through 3-1 on aggregate, while Sevilla beat Shakhtar Donetsk of Ukraine 3-1 to advance 5-3 on aggregate. The sides will
Liverpool completed an impressive second-leg comeback to see off Villarreal and reach the Europa League final.
Europa League results on Thursday:
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Beast Mode is in retirement mode.
By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - British slalom canoeist Fiona Pennie is leaving nothing to chance at this year's Rio Olympics where she will fit a mosquito net to her boat between races to minimise the threat of the Zika virus. Pennie will contest the K1 kayak event at the state-of-the-art
World number one Novak Djokovic racked up his 30th win of a dominant season with a 6-2, 6-1 destruction of Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut to reach the Madrid Masters quarter-finals on Thursday. The resurgent Rafael Nadal and defending champion Andy Murray also remained on course for a semi-final
The Oklahoma City Thunder responded to their Game 1 thumping. The Atlanta Hawks? Not so much.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Barcelona star Neymar and Chelsea midfielder Oscar have been left off Brazil's squad for the Copa America in the United States next month.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge on Thursday gave convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky a hearing later this month to prove his claims that prosecutors lied, withheld evidence and leaked secret grand jury information to find additional victims.
Hope Solo, Becky Sauerbrunn and Ali Krieger appeared on the satirical news show to make their case for equal pay from U.S. Soccer.
The Jazz will have to start thinking about what Gordon Hayward is worth to them.