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Fognini, Dzumhur reach final of St. Petersburg Open

Fabio Fognini will play for his second ATP title of the year and Damir Dzumhur for the first of his career in the final of the St. Petersburg Open....

Ceballos scores 2 in first start as Real Madrid win

Dani Ceballos scored twice in his first start for Real Madrid and helped it earn a much-needed 2-1 win at Alaves in the Spanish league on Saturday....

Kane brace keeps West Ham in the mire

Harry Kane struck twice as 10-man Tottenham Hotspur survived a late scare to maintain their perfect away record with a 3-2 victory at West Ham United on...

A year wiser, Flyers' Ivan Provorov and Travis Konecny ready to take next step

Defenseman Ivan Provorov and winger Travis Konecny, both selected in the first round of the 2015 draft, have unlimited potential and should build on their strong rookie seasons...

Loose Kyrgios downs Nadal in wild doubles match

NICK Kyrgios has led the World team to its only success on the opening day of the Laver Cup, teaming with American Jack Sock to beat Europe’s Rafael Nadal and Tomas Berdych....

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Red-hot Falcao stars as Monaco thrash Lille

Radamel Falcao scored a brace as French champions Monaco romped to a 4-0 thumping of Lille at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy on Friday to pile the pressure on home...

Fresh off gold-medal winning, MVP performance Goran Dragic ready to lead Heat

Dragic, 31, said the fact he cramped up in the fourth quarter of the EuroBasket final was “nothing to worry about.” “If you ask me I can start practicing twice a day,” Dragic said...

Hope Solo 'moving forward' after reaching settlement with U.S. Soccer

Goalkeeper Hope Solo has settled a grievance with U.S. Soccer over her suspension from the women's national team following comments she made at last summer’s Rio Olympics....

Hope Solo not finished yet, hints at overseas move

U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo says she's received offers to play overseas and could even continue her career in Sweden, where fans were enraged when she described their national team...

USA's Hope Solo gets 6-month ban for calling Swedish players 'cowards'

U.S. women's national team goalkeeper Hope Solo has taken an indefinite leave from the Seattle Reign of the National Women's Soccer League less than a week after being suspended...

Jen Kish calls out Hope Solo for 'coward' remark

Canadian rugby star Jen Kish took issue with U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo’s “coward” remark after the Americans lost in stunning fashion to Sweden in the women’s soccer quarter-final....

Jeff Hornacek won’t touch radioactive Porzingis reports

Jeff Hornacek said any notion he and Kristaps Porzingis are on the outs is false. According to a source, the Porzingis-Hornacek dynamic last season was radioactive. Former Post...

I faced ‘N-word,’ death threats after Porzingis scuffle: ex-Knick

Anthony Randolph briefly became Enemy No. 1 for Knicks fans after he tangled with Kristaps Porzingis during a 2017 EuroBasket quarterfinal contest. He didn’t realize how far some...

Would countries skip the Winter Olympics because of Korea tensions? France is thinking about it.

If 'our security cannot be assured, the French Olympics team will stay at home,' an official said Thursday....

Alex DeBrincat pushing for Blackhawks roster spot, but will one be available?

Alex DeBrincat has been skating with Patrick Kane and Nick Schmaltz, and the Blackhawks trio has looked dangerous....

Lutz, Fernandez-Miller, Schneider lead area alumni

EXAMINER ALUMNI OF THE WEEK Merete Lutz, Lamar Sr., OPP, Stanford The 6-foot-8, three-time All-American made her season debut Sept. 8 for the Big 10/Pac-12 challenge, recording...

Palace, beware: The Guardiola era is taking off at Man City

A 52-pass move that resulted in a goal in midweek shows Manchester City is really starting to click under Pep Guardiola....

Ronaldo, Neymar, Messi nominees for FIFA prize for 3rd year

LONDON — Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar are the contenders for FIFA's top player award for the third straight year.The nominations were announced in London on Friday,...

A Real catastrophe: What’s gone wrong in Madrid

IN the space of just five games Real Madrid have gone from red hot La Liga title favourites to trailing rivals Barcelona by seven points ahead of Saturday’s trip to Alaves....

Lukaku wants Man Utd fans to drop offensive chant

Romelu Lukaku has asked Manchester United fans to "move on" from their controversial chant about the Belgium striker....

Tensions between Neymar, Cavani 'normal' says PSG coach

Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery has admitted that tensions mounted in the dressing room at the Parc des Princes last weekend following the penalty dispute...

Friday night fight 'a chance for the people to see who Oscar Valdez is'

ESPN-televised card could mean big things for Tucson's Valdez, fledgling sport....

Seawolves win wild 3rd set to sweep Saint Martin’s in volleyball

UAA won its conference home opener Thursday....

5 things to know about the Michigan State Spartans hockey team

Here's a primer on Michigan State hockey, which has a number of new faces and a returning alum behind the bench in Danton Cole....

Riley says Dragic, MVP of EuroBasket tourney, could be eased into start of Heat camp

Heat coach and team president Pat Riley said, ‘I don't think there’s any doubt that [Goran Dragic’s] teammates would understand after what he’s done over the last almost two months...

'Dries Armando Mertens': Napoli goal recalls Maradona feat

ROME — It was a goal that brought back memories of Diego Armando Maradona.Dries Mertens' improvised long-distance lob in the second half of Napoli's 4-1 comeback win at Lazio was...

Medals unveiled ahead of 2018 Winter Olympics

Organizers show off the medals that will be presented in Pyeongchang, South Korea, early next year....

Soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is peddling an extremely risky and controversial investing product

The soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has been advertising on Twitter for a broker that deals in a highly controversial and risky trading practice....

Rookie wows Rangers teammates: ‘Can make plays no one else can’

Eighteen years and 16 days old, Filip Chytil is oozing talent. You could tell that even before his lightning one-timer from the right doorstep off Mats Zuccarello’s cross-ice...

Kristaps Porzingis talking big ahead of awkward Knicks return

Kristaps Porzingis has told confidants his goal is to win a gold medal for Latvia at the European Championships. As he flies back to New York this weekend for his third Knicks...

Finally! $72m end to Costa’s Chelsea feud

DIEGO Costa will finally reunite with Atletico Madrid....

Norwegian police level cycling fan who got too close to rider at worlds

Germany's Tony Martin didn't notice the commotion behind him during Wednesday's time trial. But the Internet did....

Luiten and Coetzee share the lead in Portugal Masters

Joost Luiten of the Netherlands and George Coetzee of South Africa each shot 7-under-par 64 to share the lead in the first round of the Portugal Masters on Thursday....

England fires women’s soccer coach after unsavory allegations become too loud to ignore

Mark Sampson has been accused both of having inappropriate contact with his players and making racist statements toward them....

Atletico says Diego Costa will go back to Spain from Chelsea

Diego Costa will finally reunite with Atletico Madrid....

Kurzawa video footage 'taken out of context' - agent

Footage of Paris Saint-Germain and France defender Layvin Kurzawa criticising national coach Didier Deschamps -- and which led to a blackmail plot against him...

Neuer injury thrusts Ulreich into Bayern limelight

Sven Ulreich considered quitting Bayern Munich over the close season due to a lack of chances, but Manuel Neuer's latest injury has propelled his understudy...

How legendary radio voice handles this Alabama team packed with tricky names

Eli Gold and Phil Savage have a challenge with names but they say it's not a problem....

Five takeaways from the game: Canes-Lightning

Thoughts, observations and notes from the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 preseason loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sept. 20, 2017....