• Kvitova to decide this week on French Open comeback
Kvitova to decide this week on French Open comeback

Following the attack in December, surgeons spent nearly four hours repairing tendons and nerves in Kvitova's left hand - her playing hand. But, Kvitova's representative Katie Spellman said on Tuesday that her client is well on her way to start playing this summer.

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  • Aaron Hernandez Legal Team Discussing How Abatement Impacts Patriots Contract
Aaron Hernandez Legal Team Discussing How Abatement Impacts Patriots Contract

Sheff, an attorney for Lloyd's mother Ursula Ward , said a judge made a preliminary finding that the former New England Patriots star was at fault in Lloyd's death and that the ruling was made before Hernandez's apparent suicide last month .

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  • Michael Bisping's Still Hoping to Convince UFC to Stick With GSP Fight
Michael Bisping's Still Hoping to Convince UFC to Stick With GSP Fight

Should "The Count" not be able to fight within the next couple of months, the UFC brass are willing to introduce an interim middleweight title into the mix. Reis. Bisping still intends to lobby for the St-Pierre fight, but if the UFC does an interim title fight, as White has said they are now eyeing, Bisping will likely be forced to fight the vic...

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  • Allegri: Juventus need to improve before Champions League final
Allegri: Juventus need to improve before Champions League final

Alves whipped the ball into the Monaco box from the right towards Mandzukic , whose header was saved before the Croatian lashed the rebound past Subasic . The showpiece match is in Cardiff on 3 June. Juventus built a solid lead in the 33rd minute when their 39-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon curtained up the attack with a throw out.

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  • 13 assist Arsenal star in training ahead of crucial Everton clash
13 assist Arsenal star in training ahead of crucial Everton clash

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is set to return to training though whether he fully recovers from a hamstring injury to replace Hector Bellerin remains unclear. However, it's quite simply freakish to know your club captain is unlikely to play regularly in the campaign and still award him the armband. "That's the main thing is we need to keep the team ...

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  • Rob Gronkowski inks new deal
Rob Gronkowski inks new deal

Boston.com readers get a 2-week free trial . This new deal gives him the opportunity to bump his 2017 salary from $5.25 million to $10.75 million, which would make him the highest paid tight end in the National Football League, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter .

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  • Liverpool book ticket to Champions League play-off stage
Liverpool book ticket to Champions League play-off stage

Once again some fans inside the Emirates Stadium held up placards calling for Wenger to step down, as well as some criticizing American majority shareholder Stan Kroenke . "We have not to look there as well as an excuse, but I just say it's a fact - it doesn't help." Disappointed Arsenal could point out that their total of 75 points was more...

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  • Fernandinho admits 'something went wrong' for Manchester City this season
Fernandinho admits 'something went wrong' for Manchester City this season

Guardiola admits that Leicester were hard opponents but also adds that it was the right decision to have ruled out Riyad Mahrez's penalty " goal " which would have put scores at 2-2. With two games remaining City are now favourites to finish third, having jumped above Liverpool . Guardiola was impressed with the former Ivory Coast interna...

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  • National Football League owners approve reducing overtime to 10 minutes
National Football League owners approve reducing overtime to 10 minutes

The move towards a single cutdown deadline at the end of the preseason will please most coaches, allowing them to take as many as 90 players into the final exhibition game and further limit exposure to key players. In addition, the league's owners voted on whether or not to allow teams to " pull two players off injured reserve in-season ". Used to ...

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  • JR Smith, wife bring premature daughter Dakota home from hospital
JR Smith, wife bring premature daughter Dakota home from hospital

But that dream turned scary in January when baby Dakota was born five months early . "We walked in together, we walked out together", he wrote in the post. Adding a special thank you to the NICU nurses of Hillcrest Hospital, Smith said, "You all are truly the world's greatest!" We're so glad to see baby Dakota going home.

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  • Beckham absent for Giants' first OTA
Beckham absent for Giants' first OTA

While the team can't force a player to attend the OTAs, coaches like to have as many players as possible on hand as they begin on install offensive and defensive schemes. Rapoport noted the deal was with Nike, and Beckham's agent, Zeke Sandhu, worked out the five-year contract with the company. Beckham, 24, has had quite the lucrative offseason...

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  • Svitolina surges to No. 1 in race with Italian Open title
Svitolina surges to No. 1 in race with Italian Open title

He won six of the 10 major tournaments contested during that span and emerged as the premier force among the "Big Four" on the ATP Tour. In three of those tournaments - the Australian Open , Indians Wells and Madrid - he had gone in as the defending champion.

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  • Manchester United Holds Moment of Silence During Practice For Attack Victims
Manchester United Holds Moment of Silence During Practice For Attack Victims

They will fly out to Sweden tonight less than 24 hours after 22 people were killed and more than 50 injured in a local attack at an Ariana Grande concert at around 10.30pm. Those sentiments were echoed by executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward in an email to staff confirming the cancellation of Wednesday's Europa League party at the Victoria W...

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  • Manchester terror attack attack victims in football's heart
Manchester terror attack attack victims in football's heart

The squad are preparing for tomorrow night's Europa League final , which will go ahead as planned. Manchester City and Manchester United , along with many other sporting clubs and organisations, have expressed their sympathy following the attack at the end of an Ariana Grande concert.

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  • Vidal urges Sanchez to join him at Bayern
Vidal urges Sanchez to join him at Bayern

Bayern's defensive midfielder Vidal has urged the club to splash out and lure Sanchez , who is reportedly worth around €65 million (US$72.9 million, £56.2 million, RM314 million), to the Bavarian giants, who booked their Champions League berth as German league winners.

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  • Undermanned Boston stun Cleveland in game three of Eastern finals
Undermanned Boston stun Cleveland in game three of Eastern finals

They out-worked the Cavs , and the guy you wouldn't expect to hit the big shot at the end did, even if Avery Bradley's three from the wing bounced on the rim 50 times before somehow dropping in. Before his rough performance Sunday, James, 32, was having arguably the best postseason of his illustrious National Basketball Association career. Ste...

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  • Sunday's NBA playoffs: Celtics shock Cavs at buzzer
Sunday's NBA playoffs: Celtics shock Cavs at buzzer

To be more fair, however, this game should have never been as close as it was, allowing the Celtics to win with an Avery Bradley three-pointer with 00.1 seconds left on the clock, the Cavs suffering their first loss in this postseason.

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  • Penguins strike early, rout Senators 7-0 to take 3-2 lead
Penguins strike early, rout Senators 7-0 to take 3-2 lead

They're the Stanley Cup champions. The Penguins were just getting started. Bonino, despite recent vehicle trouble that required assistance from his old buddy Kessel, has found himself centering two younger wingers that have him a part of a new Pittsburgh favorite line.

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  • Rams OK with Tampa leapfrogging L.A. in Super Bowl order
Rams OK with Tampa leapfrogging L.A. in Super Bowl order

Last year, National Football League owners awarded the yet-to-be-built Southern California venue the 2021 Super Bowl . They're still cool, though. Miami and New Orleans are the only markets to have hosted more Super Bowls than Los Angeles, but LA will have to wait an extra year before the big game returns.

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  • Avery Bradley helps Boston Celtics beat Cleveland Cavaliers in Eastern Conference finals
Avery Bradley helps Boston Celtics beat Cleveland Cavaliers in Eastern Conference finals

After last night's shocking upset at Cleveland in the third game of the NBA Eastern Conference finals , the Boston Globe headline began, "Without Isaiah". "People of his stature, well, there's only like three, but people like him, you gotta play confident the whole night and play aggressive". Two more rest days and a daunting 3-0 series ho...

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  • Predators lose injured C Ryan Johansen for rest of playoffs
Predators lose injured C Ryan Johansen for rest of playoffs

Ducks coach Randy Carlyle said both players, out because of lower-body injuries , did not travel for Monday's game. Anaheim , frustrated with the home loss that put the team on the brink of elimination, let their emotions run wild as separate fights ensued.

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  • McIlroy withdraws from BMW PGA Championship with rib injury
McIlroy withdraws from BMW PGA Championship with rib injury

McIlroy won the European Tour's PGA Championship at the Surrey course in 2014. Rory McIlroy will sit out the European Tour flagship event next week to make sure a recurring rib injury heals. McIlroy fractured a rib while club-testing in January and then aggravated the injury in the build-up to his big $100 million sign-up with TaylorMade at t...

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  • Boston Celtics beat the buzzer to end Cleveland Cavaliers' winning streak
Boston Celtics beat the buzzer to end Cleveland Cavaliers' winning streak

They were one day removed from their best player, Isaiah Thomas , being shut down for the remainder of the postseason due to a hip injury. LeBron James had one of the worst games of his post-season career, finishing with 11 points and six turnovers.

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  • Bradley hits last-second shot, Celtics stun Cavs 111-108
Bradley hits last-second shot, Celtics stun Cavs 111-108

According to CLNS Media's Jared Weiss, James made it clear to reporters after the game that he told his teammates " Stevens is an ATO (after timeout) genius " before the series began. Losing Game 2 of their conference finals series against the Cavaliers was not the only loss that the Celtics suffered. That was when he was with Miami and facin...

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  • Cortez Kennedy dead at 48
Cortez Kennedy dead at 48

One of the best defensive lineman of his generation, Kennedy was a star in his 11 seasons in the National Football League with the Seahawks. Cortez Kennedy with his bust during the Class of 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony.

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  • NFL cuts OT from 15 minutes to 10, citing player safety
NFL cuts OT from 15 minutes to 10, citing player safety

Among the rule relaxing are those on group celebrations, using the ball as a prop after a touchdown, going to the ground, and snow angels, according to USA Today's Tom Pelissero . Over the last five years, with the 15-minute period in use, the league has averaged about one tie game each season. The second change brings relief to fans and players...

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  • Red Sox Promote First Base Prospect Sam Travis To Major Leagues
Red Sox Promote First Base Prospect Sam Travis To Major Leagues

On the other hand, the 28-year-old Velázquez has made one start for the Red Sox this season, which also served as his big league debut. Through 33 games this season, Travis has been productive behind the plate. He wasn't as dominant as he has been on occasion of late, particularly in a three-run third inning that helped push the left-hander's pit...

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  • Senators vs. Penguins live stream, Game 2
Senators vs. Penguins live stream, Game 2

We've got your way to watch the action via live stream when the puck drops at 7pm EST on May 13. "You have to respect your opponent". They stopped a combined 18 shots in the first period and performed their best brick-wall impersonations.

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  • Destiny 2 PC version will release later than PS4 and Xbox
Destiny 2 PC version will release later than PS4 and Xbox

Moreover, although Destiny 2 is coming to PC but it won't release simultaneously with PlayStation 4 and Xbox One . KitGuru Says: From the sounds of it, Bungie are on the right track with the PC version of Destiny 2 . As for now, we know that the PC version will work at 60 frames per second and in addition to G-Sync it will also be compa...

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  • Cuadrado joins Juventus permanently after 2 loan spells
Cuadrado joins Juventus permanently after 2 loan spells

Colombian winger Juan Cuadrado signs until 2022 with Juventus on a permanent deal from Chelsea . The winger had been on loan with the Bianconeri for the past two seasons, but there was an obligation to buy if certain results-based conditions were met.

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  • Gritty Celtics stun Cavaliers to reduce series deficit
Gritty Celtics stun Cavaliers to reduce series deficit

The duo scored 29 and 28 points respectively. James finished with only 11 points on 4-of-13 shooting and got to the free-throw line just six times despite playing 45 minutes at home. The Celtics believe their defense had a lot to do with that, although James said Boston didn't defend him any differently than when he scored 30 points in just 33 ...

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  • Real title win 'an incredible feeling' for Zidane
Real title win 'an incredible feeling' for Zidane

Madrid edged out eternal rivals Barcelona by three points to claim the La Liga title, netting 106 times in 38 fixtures which delivered 29 victories and only three defeats. Barcelona manager Luis Enrique was given a warm send-off at the Camp Nou as he was greeted with a giant banner reading "One of us forever". The two other goals were sco...

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  • Arsenal owner Kroenke says his shares in club not for sale
Arsenal owner Kroenke says his shares in club not for sale

The German was left out of the Gunners' squad for the final game of the Premier League season against Everton after sustaining what was initially thought to be a minor head injury in the 2-0 win over Sunderland last Tuesday. With a final decision on Wenger's future to be decided after the Wembley showdown, a defensive crisis is the last thing...

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  • Weiner pleads guilty to sexting; faces possible prison time
Weiner pleads guilty to sexting; faces possible prison time

Rep. Anthony Weiner has agreed to plead guilty to a charge of transferring obscene material to a minor. As part of the plea agreement, Weiner will register as a sex offender and will also have to forfeit his iPhone, surrender his passport and continue mental health treatment.

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  • Watch as Cloud Computing stuns the 2017 Preakness Stakes
Watch as Cloud Computing stuns the 2017 Preakness Stakes

Always Dreaming was eighth. The Mechanicville, N.Y. native lured top jockey Javier Castellano to ride the son of Maclean's Music over his Derby mount, Gunnevera . But a amusing thing happened on the way to the finish line. But unlike his rail-skimming ride throughout the Derby, Lanerie came three-wide on the far turn and five-wide into the st...

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