Tennis – WTA Premier 5 – Dubai Tennis Championships – Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – February 23, 2019 Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic in action during the final against Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah (Reuters) – Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic ended a four-year title drought with aRead More →

Feb 10, 2019; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) reacts between plays against the Miami Heat during the third quarter at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports Get ready for the rumors and conspiracy theories. Golden State Warriors do-it-all forward Draymond Green isRead More →

Paul George scored 45 points, including a floater with less than a second left in the second overtime, to lift the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 148-147 win over the visiting Utah Jazz on Friday night. Feb 22, 2019; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George (13)Read More →

Andrew Mangiapane scored the game-winning goal late in the third period, and TJ Brodie collected a goal and an assist as the host Calgary Flames won their fourth consecutive game, defeating the Anaheim Ducks 2-1 on Friday night. Feb 22, 2019; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Calgary Flames left wing Andrew MangiapaneRead More →

All-Star guard James Harden is listed as questionable for the Houston Rockets’ Saturday road game against the Golden State Warriors because of a cervical neck strain. February 21, 2019; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) moves the ball against Los Angeles Lakers guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (1)Read More →

Felix Auger-Aliassime, an 18-year-old Canadian, advanced to his first career ATP Tour semifinal appearance with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Spain’s Jaume Munar on Friday in the Rio Open at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. FILE PHOTO: Aug 27, 2018; New York, NY, USA; Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada reaches for aRead More →

The first step toward adding a 20-second pitch clock for regular-season Major League Baseball games will come immediately as the timing device will be added to spring training games. Feb 22, 2019; Peoria, AZ, USA; San Diego Padres third baseman Manny Machado (13) at the Peoria Sports Complex. Mandatory Credit:Read More →

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft faces two counts of solicitation of prostitution in Florida as one of 25 individuals facing similar charges in connection with an investigation into a Florida spa allegedly tied to an international human trafficking ring. FILE PHOTO: New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft raises theRead More →

Feb 22, 2019; Mexico City, MEX; Dustin Johnson plays his shot from the 18th tee during the second round of the WGC – Mexico Championship golf tournament at Club de Golf Chapultepec. Mandatory Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Dustin Johnson surged to a two-shot lead over Rory McIlroyRead More →

Feb 21, 2019; Clearwater, FL, USA; Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco (7) fields a ground ball during spring training at Spectrum Field. Mandatory Credit: Butch Dill-USA TODAY Sports Philadelphia third baseman Maikel Franco homered as the Phillies beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 in both teams’ spring training openersRead More →

Belinda Bencic secured a spot in the final by stunning two-time champion Elina Svitolina 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (3) on Friday at the Dubai Duty Free Championships in the United Arab Emirates. Tennis – WTA Premier 5 – Dubai Tennis Championships – Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, Dubai, United Arab EmiratesRead More →

FILE PHOTO: Aug 11, 2018; San Diego, CA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Aaron Nola (27) pitches during the first inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports The first step toward adding a 20-second pitch clock for regular-season Major League Baseball gamesRead More →

Manny Machado was unveiled at an introductory press conference on Friday and expressed how thrilled he is to be a member of the San Diego Padres. Feb 22, 2019; Peoria, AZ, USA; San Diego Padres third baseman Manny Machado (13) answers questions from the media during an introductory press conferenceRead More →

(Reuters) – Robert Kraft, owner of the Super Bowl-winning New England Patriots, was charged in Florida with soliciting prostitution after he was captured on video engaging in sex acts with a worker at a massage parlour, police said on Friday. Kraft, 77, a billionaire businessman who built the Patriots intoRead More →

(Reuters) – Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic stepped closer to ending a four-year title drought when she squeezed past defending champion Elina Svitolina 6-2 3-6 7-6(3) to reach the final of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Friday. Tennis – WTA Premier 5 – Dubai Tennis Championships – Dubai Duty FreeRead More →