• Roger Federer reveals secret message from Rafael Nadal
Roger Federer reveals secret message from Rafael Nadal

But the 25-year-old Austrian's solid serve held up against Federer as it had throughout the tournament. Thiem sealed the match after two hours and two minutes when Federer's backhand found the net and will now return to a career-high ranking of fourth in the world, bumping Federer down to fifth.

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  • Robert Kraft ‘Absolutely’ Will Not Accept Offer To Drop Charges, Per Reports
Robert Kraft ‘Absolutely’ Will Not Accept Offer To Drop Charges, Per Reports

The Palm Beach State Attorney says it offered Kraft, and 24 other men, the standard diversion program, which is offered to first time offenders. According to the motion, obtained by TMZ Sports , the defendants also point out the case is still active because the prosecution is pending ...

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  • Thiem rallies to deny Federer sixth ATP Indian Wells Masters title
Thiem rallies to deny Federer sixth ATP Indian Wells Masters title

It was the second year in a row that Federer was denied in the Indian Wells final. In 2018 he missed out on three championship points as he fell to Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro in the title match. In the deciding set, momentum swung in Thiem's favour when he smacked a forehand victor down the line to break Federer and take a 6-5 lead. No...

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  • City storms back as United falls
City storms back as United falls

The second and third goals might not have stood had VAR been in operation at the Liberty Stadium - as it was at the day's other ties - with City awarded a contentious penalty before Sergio Aguero seemed to be offside for his victor. "Why is VAR not here?" Swansea manager Graham Potter refused to blame the referee. As for City, they came back ...

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  • Mike Trout, Angels Agree To Largest Contract In Sports History
Mike Trout, Angels Agree To Largest Contract In Sports History

The agreement, per ESPN , tacks on 10 years to the final two seasons remaining on Trout's $144.5 million agreement with the Angels. The 27-year-old Trout has two American League MVP Awards and he's finished second four other years. Since turning down the eight-year offer, Betts has won the MVP and was central to a championship last year and ...

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  • Teener stuns Kerber to win Indian Wells
Teener stuns Kerber to win Indian Wells

When she had the chances, she just went for it, putting the balls into the court, she deserved to win in the end, playing the whole tournament well. But the young woman's desire to win was greater than those annoyances and she launched more forehand winners to claim a fourth match point.

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  • Top seeded UVA knocked out by #4 Florida St. in ACC Semifinals
Top seeded UVA knocked out by #4 Florida St. in ACC Semifinals

The Blue Devils will get pushed by both teams, testing their one-and-done freshmen. Williamson was named the tournament's most valuable player, becoming only the sixth freshman to win the award and the first in a dozen years. Mfiondu Kabengele scored 14 points for the Seminoles (27-7). All three times , having been awarded a No. 4 seed and ...

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  • Johnny Manziel set to join AAF, report says
Johnny Manziel set to join AAF, report says

The 26-year-old former Heisman Trophy victor last played for the Montreal Alouettes in 2018, where he threw for almost 1,300 yards, five touchdowns and seven interceptions in eight games . San Antonio had first dibs on Manziel , but made a decision to pass. Things should get interesting quickly with the signing of a former Heisman victor with a...

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  • Barcelona's Suarez out for two weeks with ankle sprain
Barcelona's Suarez out for two weeks with ankle sprain

His shot grazed the underside of the bar before going in, triggering the outburst of praise from Betis fans. Messi said: "They were great goals, but the important thing was getting the three points". Barcelona have confirmed a 10-15 day absence for the 32-year-old, ruling him out of Uruguay's forthcoming participation in the China Cup friendly...

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  • Miami QB Ryan Tannehill traded to Titans for draft picks
Miami QB Ryan Tannehill traded to Titans for draft picks

Ryan Tannehill is now a former Miami Dolphin . Tannehill was drafted by the Dolphins in the first round of the 2012 draft. Before the trade, Tannehill had two years remaining on his contract and would've been paid a base salary of $18.7 million in 2019 and $19.4 million in 2020.

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  • FA Cup Report: Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United 16 March
FA Cup Report: Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United 16 March

The visitors created little of note until Marcus Rashford's 95th-minute consolation goal and needed several fine saves from Sergio Romero to deny Wolves before Raul Jimenez and Diogo Jota scored in quick succession. "When they come back again, we'll give it a good go". United's caretaker manager was quick to remind the fans that there is ...

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  • Arsenal Turn Rennes Tie Around to Advance to Europa League Quarters
Arsenal Turn Rennes Tie Around to Advance to Europa League Quarters

With Spain lacking their usual dominating presence in the latter stages of UEFA's two premier club competitions, few domestic advocates will have been too overjoyed with Villarreal and Valencia being drawn together in the Europa League quarter-final.

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  • It's Out of Window - Liverpool Legend Cautious On FC Porto Tie
It's Out of Window - Liverpool Legend Cautious On FC Porto Tie

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has blamed his coach Niko Kovac's tactics after they were knocked out of the Champions League last 16 by Liverpool yesterday morning (Singapore time). "A good season, his best with us", said the Holland global. It's not that we were surprised about ourselves that we can beat Bayern. "The approach ...

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  • Hamilton tops timesheets in first free practice
Hamilton tops timesheets in first free practice

After pipping Vettel with a lap of 1 minute, 23.599 seconds in the first practice, Hamilton shaved nearly a second off that in FP2, his quickest lap clocked at 1:22.600. Lewis Hamilton records the fastest lap time in the practice session of the Melbourne Grand Prix on Friday (Mar 15). Bottas said the auto felt better than during testing.

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  • 49ers Trading For Dee Ford
49ers Trading For Dee Ford

He was a game-wrecker down the stretch of his contract year, registering eight sacks, nine tackles for loss, 15 quarterback hits and five forced fumbles in the final nine games of the season. Those questions will hopefully result in answers soon, but right now the Chiefs are vastly changing their defensive look in the first few days of the free age...

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  • Tiger Woods 'right on track' for Masters
Tiger Woods 'right on track' for Masters

He had fusion surgery on his lower spine in April 2017 - his fourth surgery on his back in four years - and it allowed him to return to a level that saw him win last year at the Tour Championship, play in another Ryder Cup and return to the top 15 in the world ranking.

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  • Booker's big night leads Suns over Warriors
Booker's big night leads Suns over Warriors

Kevin Durant suffered an ankle injury in the fourth quarter, which saw him retire to the locker room and not reappear for the remainder of the game. With the Suns trailing the Warriors 98-97 with five minutes to play, Booker put his team on his back by going on a 9-0 run of his own in a 1:15 span to give Phoenix the lead for good.

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  • Illness ends Serena's Indian Wells bid, No. 2 Halep advances
Illness ends Serena's Indian Wells bid, No. 2 Halep advances

I didn't feel like I was moving well at all, " Osaka said. "I think she started playing well, right away with her serve, with her shots, being very dominating, I had to adapt a little bit my position in the court, the way I was hitting, and it took me a few games to kind of do it".

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  • Fitzpatrick poised for first PGA title
Fitzpatrick poised for first PGA title

McIlroy hasn't finished outside the top six in 2019, a stretch of tournaments that most PGA Tour pros would consider the best of their careers. "It will be a fun day". Defending champion McIlroy also played beautifully but an even-par final round of 72 left him in a share of sixth. "It's great play, but I think Rory exemplifies just how hard it i...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo Hat-Trick, Single-Handledly Sends Juventus Past Atletico Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo Hat-Trick, Single-Handledly Sends Juventus Past Atletico Madrid

Skipper Diego Godin who scored in the first leg is also a major doubt for this encounter in Turin. The Portugal worldwide forward's goals took the Bianconeri into the quarterfinals and kept him in the hunt for a sixth Champions League title - a fourth in a row - and he reflected on a "magic" night.

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  • ‘He did a tremendous job:’ Green Bay Packers release LB Nick Perry
‘He did a tremendous job:’ Green Bay Packers release LB Nick Perry

Both additions help the Packers at arguably their two biggest weak points on the entire roster. Smith could be coming in at the same time another Kentucky star is on his way out of Green Bay. Preston Smith had played all four of his National Football League seasons with the Washington Redskins . The Packers have reportedly also signed safety ...

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  • Lions Make Big Splash -- Trey Flowers Coming To Detroit
Lions Make Big Splash -- Trey Flowers Coming To Detroit

What a nice breath of fresh air that is from how previous regimes have operated. The veteran agreed to a $36 million, four-year contract with the Lions and plans to sign Wednesday, according to a person familiar with the negotiations. This allowed the Detroit Lions to offer James a big four-year contract which it seems he is happy to accept. Co...

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  • Raiders expected to sign OT Trent Brown to 4-year deal
Raiders expected to sign OT Trent Brown to 4-year deal

They sent left guard Kelechi Osemele to the Jets . The Pittsburgh Steelers have agreed to trade wide receiver Antonio Brown to the Oakland Raiders in exchange for third- and fifth-round National Football League draft picks, according to Steelers Wire .

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  • Zidane returns as Real Madrid manager
Zidane returns as Real Madrid manager

Zinedine Zidane is back in charge at Real Madrid less than 10 months after stepping down as their boss. The defending champions retain their title with a 4-1 win over Al Ain in the final at Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi to give Solari some silverware.

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  • Brandon Ingram’s diagnosis comes at worst time for player and team
Brandon Ingram’s diagnosis comes at worst time for player and team

Ball suffered a Grade 3 ankle sprain in the Lakers' loss to the Houston Rockets on January 19. Otherwise, the team probably would earn the very public scorn of the league's most influential player and project an even greater image of instability than it already had in recent years, before Lakers icon Magic Johnson was installed as team president ...

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