Manchester United vs. Barcelona tops Champions League quarterfinals
Barcelona and Manchester United will face each other in the pick of the Champions League quarterfinal matchups. United defied the odds in reaching the last eight, as it progressed past Paris Saint-Germain on away goals after a 3-3 aggregate draw despite losing the first leg at home, 2-0. If... Read more
Bangladesh cricket players 'very lucky' to avoid Christchurch massacre
Team manager Khaled Mashud said Bangladesh players and staff were “very lucky” to escape unharmed as they were “three or four minutes” away from being inside a New Zealand mosque where a terror attack unfolded Friday. Mass shootings at two Christchurch mosques resulted in 49 people being killed and... Read more
Tiger Woods' score: Live updates, highlights from Round 2 at Players Championship
Tiger Woods is poised to make the cut at The Players Championship if he replicates his performance from Thursday. But if he wants to surge up the leaderboard, the second round will need to be better than the first. Woods shot a 2-under 70 on Thursday and was one stroke away from shooting in... Read more
Zion Williamson is back; so, too, are Duke's hopes of ACC, national championships
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — There’s healthy, and then there’s healthy, and, to be clear, Zion Williamson was more the latter than the former Thursday night. His pregame layups ignited cheers. A 360 dunk his third time through the line was merely an appetizer for the entree that was to come. Looks... Read more
Jazz owner Gail Miller addresses Russell Westbrook incident
Jazz owner Gail Miller on Thursday sent an email to all the fans on the team’s mailing list reminding them of the NBA’s Code of Conduct in the wake of an incident involving Russell Westbrook earlier this week. She also took a few moments to address the crowd at the Vivint Smart Home Arena ahead... Read more
NBA wrap: Wesley Matthews' last-second put-back keeps Pacers in front of 76ers
The signing of Wesley Matthews was worth it for the Pacers for at least one night. With the game tied at 106 with less than 10 seconds to play, Matthews capitalized on a put-back off of a Bojan Bogdanovich miss to give the Pacers a 108-106 win over the... Read more
NFL free agency news: Raiders release WR Jordy Nelson
With the flurry of roster moves that included signing Antonio Brown, the Raiders have released Jordy Nelson, the team announced Thursday. We have released QB AJ McCarron and WR Jordy Nelson. More » — Oakland Raiders (@Raiders) March 14, 2019 Interestingly, the Raiders had just paid Nelson a... Read more
NFL free agency rumors: Patriots re-sign ​Phillip Dorsett to 1-year deal
Phillip Dorsett is returning to New England. According to NFL Media, which cited an unidentified source, the Patriots have re-signed the wide receiver to a one-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Dorsett, 26, was selected by the Colts with the No. 29 overall pick of the... Read more
Teddy Bridgewater expresses interest in possible hometown return with Dolphins
MIAMI (AP) — Free agent quarterback Teddy Bridgewater met Wednesday night with the Miami Dolphins to discuss playing for his hometown team, but his visit ended without a contract agreement. Bridgewater, a Miami native, was the backup last season to New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees. The Saints are hoping... Read more
F1 race director Charlie Whiting dies at 66
Long-serving Formula One race director Charlie Whiting died suddenly on Thursday. He was 66. Just days before the start of the 2019 F1 season in Melbourne, Whiting suffered a pulmonary embolism, the FIA said in a statement. “It is with immense sadness that I learned of Charlie’s sudden passing,”... Read more