• Zverev downs Gasquet for Montpellier title
Zverev downs Gasquet for Montpellier title

Paire had broken Brown's serve for a 1-0 lead. Gasquet fought gamely, erasing three match points, but on the fourth another forehand missed, giving Zverev his second career title after winning in St. "I think it was a high-level match and I'm happy to get the win". I'm very happy the way we played. I had a bad start, he quickly broke me at the beg...

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  • Benitez to Arsenal: 2 Championship bosses who'd be ideal replacements
Benitez to Arsenal: 2 Championship bosses who'd be ideal replacements

Details and preparedness are going to be key; if Arsenal play the way they normally play, Bayern will probably steamroll them. The teams, who play the first leg in Munich on Wednesday, have met six times in the last four years, with Bayern routing the Gunners 5-1 in Germany in their last meeting.

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  • Braves trade for second baseman Brandon Phillips
Braves trade for second baseman Brandon Phillips

Sean Rodriguez will miss 3-5 months after being injured in a deadly auto crash. While he will add some punch to the Braves lineup, Phillips is at his best in the field as a four-time Gold Glove victor. Although the 15-year veteran is getting up there in a age, Phillips still put up solid numbers last year as he posted a.291 average with 34 dou...

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  • Michael and Martellus Bennett pull out of Israel-bound National Football League delegation
Michael and Martellus Bennett pull out of Israel-bound National Football League delegation

The trip, organized in part by the Ministry of Strategic Affairs and Public Diplomacy, is slated to include visits to Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, the Dead Sea and Christian holy sites. Davis has been one of America's most vocal black activists. The decision for Bennett also came down to wanting to live his life similar to how one of his hereos, Muhamm...

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  • Blazers trade Mason Plumlee to Nuggets
Blazers trade Mason Plumlee to Nuggets

Marc Stein of ESPN.com reported the Nuggets started shopping Nurkic around the league in January. With this trade, Portland now owns three first-round picks in what is looking to be a very deep 2017 draft. The former Duke standout is average career highs of 11.1 points, 8.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists for Portland, which sits a game behind Denver...

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  • Montana not ready to say Brady is best ever
Montana not ready to say Brady is best ever

And now Tom Brady can wear rings on all five fingers. At the moment, the Patriots are the odds-on favorite to retain their title at the top of the National Football League at 5-1, followed by the Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers at 9-1, Pittsburgh Steelers at 12-1, and this past season's runners-up, the Atlanta Falcons, at 14-1.

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  • England beat Wales twice in one day
England beat Wales twice in one day

You just love being in the cauldron of the Principality Stadium against a team like England . We've got characters in there that don't know how to get beaten and that was evident. Farrell was hammered by a crunching late tackle from No.8 Ross Moriarty but the Welshman escaped any punishment. "Jack Clifford also deserves his starting role".

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  • Quake in southern Philippines kills at least 4 people
Quake in southern Philippines kills at least 4 people

The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Saturday, February 11 offered condolences to victims of the 6.7 magnitude natural disaster that hit Surigao City and Surigao del Norte on Friday night which killed 6 people and injured over 100 others. Hospital staff temporarily brought bed-ridden patients outside until the aftershocks eased. One bridge collap...

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  • Russian Stripped of London 2012 Gold Medal
Russian Stripped of London 2012 Gold Medal

CAS said all prizes won between July 26, 2010 and August 19, 2013, are forfeited. The latest blow to Russia's sporting image should give South African Caster Semenya the 2012 Olympic title to add to the one she claimed in Rio a year ago.

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  • UFC 208 main event is good but should have featured Cyborg
UFC 208 main event is good but should have featured Cyborg

Where was the chair swinging? UFC 208 is headed to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Try the next Brooklyn sanitation meeting. Lenny Fresquez, Holm's manager and agent, said he understands the threat de Randamie poses. You can check out part one here, part two here, part three here, part four here, and part five here. Even though Whi...

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  • Red Wings, Tigers owner Mike Ilitch passes away at 87
Red Wings, Tigers owner Mike Ilitch passes away at 87

In addition to owning the 116-year-old franchise, Ilitch is best known as the founder and owner of the Little Ceasars chain of pizza restaurants, which turned him into a billionaire (after being started for just $10,000), and as the owner of the Detroit Red Wings hockey team.

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  • David Moyes fumes over controversial opener after Southampton rout Sunderland
David Moyes fumes over controversial opener after Southampton rout Sunderland

I don't know for the moment. Charlie Austin, Jeremy Pied and Virgil Van Dijk are longer term injury doubts. Sunderland may still be bottom of the table, but their resounding 4-0 win away at Crystal Palace (which came on the back of a determined 0-0 draw with Tottenham) suggests they may have turned a corner in their efforts to stave off relegat...

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  • Kerr has unique perspective on Durant's Oklahoma City return
Kerr has unique perspective on Durant's Oklahoma City return

Since joining the Warriors, he has faced the Thunder twice. "If Joel Embid wasn't in this league, a lot of people would be talking about Dario as a candidate for Rookie of the Year and justifiably so", Brown said. Rookie Dario Saric scored a career-high 24 points as the 76ers halted a five-game losing streak even as center Joel Embiid missed a ni...

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  • James Dolan's Banned, Beaten New York Knicks
James Dolan's Banned, Beaten New York Knicks

Oakley, who played for the Knicks from 1988-98, has received an outpouring of support from fans and players around the league. Oakley, who had a contentious relationship with Dolan, was sitting two rows behind Dolan and said the incident was unprovoked .

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  • Mourinho: Martial Deserved A Chance To Play
Mourinho: Martial Deserved A Chance To Play

Manchester United are on their longest Premier League unbeaten run since Sir Alex Ferguson retired in 2013 (15 games - W8 D7 L0). He added: "We prefer to bring two, three or four players, players that feel an idea, a football we try to play, that can improve our squad".

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  • Knicks Give Charles Oakley Lifetime Ban From MSG
Knicks Give Charles Oakley Lifetime Ban From MSG

The incident reportedly began when Oakley heckled Dolan, with whom he has a longstanding feud. "It's not necessarily a lifetime ban, but I think the most important thing with that is you need to keep the Garden the place that's comfortable and safe for everyone who goes there", Dolan then told Kay in an in-studio interview".

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  • Arsenal vs. Hull City
Arsenal vs. Hull City

While many might welcome a more defensive-minded approach at Arsenal (especially if Simeone's fighting spirit rubbed off on the players) it remains questionable whether the club's hierarchy would find him a suitable proponent of "the Arsenal way".

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  • England picks inexperienced back row for Wales game
England picks inexperienced back row for Wales game

It will be a massive, massive game, a huge occasion for everyone involved in rugby and in Wales . Eight European Rugby Champions Cup quarter-finalists could be on display for England at the Principality Stadium on Saturday as the Red Rose aim to make it 16 victories in-a-row.

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  • Forged racist emails cause stir at University of MI
Forged racist emails cause stir at University of MI

She claimed the card was passed out during a Valentine's Day event hosted by the campus Republican group. "A bag was then given away to students sitting in Anspach, once again without members' knowledge of its contents". Mackenzie Flynn, President of College Republicans at CMU, said members of the group joined the march and stood against hate speec...

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  • Saskatchewan Roughriders deny meeting former Browns' QB Johnny Manziel
Saskatchewan Roughriders deny meeting former Browns' QB Johnny Manziel

In a statement, the CFL said that the Roughriders denied that they worked out Manziel. Roughriders Coach and GM Chris Jones angrily denied the 3DownNation report, even threatening legal action. The former Texas A&M and Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback has been out of the National Football League since the Browns released him last March. That sa...

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