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Thad Matta out as basketball coach at Ohio State

Smith said after Ohio State ended the 2016-17 season with a 17-15 record, Matta's future was safe, but some of the offseason developments, like the departure of JaQuan Lyle and questions about Matta's health issues, led Smith to his decision.

Vettel happy again after extending lead with Monaco GP win

Hamilton remarked that " Vettel is Ferrari's number one" who could manage to finish 7th after a hard race which saw him start at 13th from the grid. The fact that it was Ferrari that made the decision to pit that lap, rather than it being R...

Early homers help Orioles win third straight, 3-2 over Red Sox

Don't let the lefty throw a pitch in a 7-5 loss to the Orioles . Against Boston, he found the zone on 58 percent of his initial offerings, his highest rate since April. He was then a key reliever for Team USA when it won the World Baseball Classic i...

Summerhays takes advantage of Dufner collapse at Memorial

Even with a bogey on the final hole, Dufner had a 7-under 65 for his best score Thursday at Muirfield Village, giving him a tie for the lead with David Lingmerth . "Coming into the day I was one shot back and before I teed off I was eight back", he ...

Marlins' Volquez throwing no-hitter through 7 versus Arizona

The 33-year-old threw the Major League Baseball season's first no-hitter at the Arizona Diamondbacks in a 3-0 victory. Arizona's first batter, outfielder Rey Fuentes , collided with the Marlins pitcher at the first-base bag on a 3-1 groundout, lea...

ESPN lays off John Clayton, face of famous 'SportsCenter' ad

Think about it - Clayton, Ed Werder, Jayson Stark, Marc Stein, Brett McMurphy, Chad Ford, and Andy Katz were all among the layoffs this year. He also hosted a Saturday morning show on 950 KJR-AM. But perhaps nothing will ever beat his eye-opening ...

Antonio Conte sends message to Chelsea fans about Victor Moses

Chelsea ended up losing 2-1 to the Gunners as goals from Alexis Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey wrapped up victory for Arsenal despite Diego Costa's equaliser. Wenger's future was said to be on the cusp of being decided in a board meeting in which ch...

Mercurial Kyrgios marches past Kohlschreiber in French Open

Juan Martin del Potro made a winning return to Roland Garros after five years away, beating fellow Argentinian Guido Pella in straight sets. Kyrgios opens against veteran German Philipp Kohlschreiber nursing the same chronic hip injury that ...

Not all smiles at Ferrari as Raikkonen unhappy with team

Vettel , himself, said he was shocked to have got ahead of his teammate. Vettel now has 129 points after six rounds of this year's 20-race championship ahead of Hamilton on 104. "They ( Ferrari ) are finally where we were back in the days that ...

LeBron explains why Tyronn Lue is a good fit with the Cavs

You get so juiced up and you see a few shots going in and then feel the emotion kind of take over. The Cavs coasted-and that's being polite-through the regular season before flipping the switch and going 12-1 in the Eastern conference playoffs.

Draymond Green not bored by another Cavs-Dubs Finals matchup

Irving, who shook off a Game 4 twisted ankle, was 9 of 15 from the floor and 4 of 8 from 3-point range. Avery Bradley led Boston with 23 points. Meanwhile, J.R. Smith and Kyle Korver helped spread out Boston's defenders by connecting on sever...

Stokes hits risky century in England's 330-6 v South Africa

The explosive all-rounder is expected to be one of the key men during the Champions Trophy with England set to play Bangladesh in their tournament-opener. Stokes received reprieves off his first two deliveries. He unfurled a range of destructive ...

McInnes not thinking of Sunderland job; cup final is his focus

The win clinched Celtic their sixth Scottish Premiership title in a row, and they are still to be beaten in the cup, having played eight games as they face Aberdeen in this Saturday's Scottish Cup final. "Nobody expects us to win the game in ligh...

Messi's Spanish jail sentence for tax fraud confirmed

Neither is likely to serve any jail time, given that under Spanish law a tax prison sentence under two years can be served under probation. Meanwhile, Messi's father's jail term was reduced from 21 months to 15 by the Supreme Court due to his coope...

Monaco plan to keep coach and star striker Mbappe

Monaco star Kylian Mbappe has refused to commit his future to the newly crowned Ligue 1 champions, amidst speculation that a host of top European clubs are keen to sign the youngster. 'And I will be the sole decision-maker, and I will not go anywh...

Nashville Predators advance to Stanley Cup Final

It'll either be the Anaheim Ducks or Edmonton Oilers , an opponent that will be decided when the two play Game Seven on Wednesday night (at 9 p.m. CT on NBCSN) to determine the victor of their Round Two series. He is 1-1 with a.905 save percentage...

Man City confirm Pablo Zabaleta departure

But while Zabaleta , 32, prepares to say his farewell in tomorrow's final home game of the season against West Brom , another of City's "old guard" Yaya Toure is surprisingly set to be handed a contract extension. We play for a lot of important t...

Titans linemen chug beer to hype Predators fans in Game 3

That turned the tide of the game as the wheels began falling off at that point. "We don't let the gas [pedal] off in what we want to do". The Predators took another lead when Forsberg cashed in a rebound of a breakaway by speedy Viktor Arvidsson ,...

Pontus Aberg's goal puts Predators past Ducks 3-1 in Game 5

The Ducks now trail the best-of-seven series 3-2. In between all the hits, the slashes and the post-whistle scrums, the teams found time to score a couple of goals. NASHVILLE , Tenn. (AP) - The Nashville Predators have confirmed center Ryan Johanse...

Blind desperate for Manchester United stay

United need to put down a marker early on in the Europa League final and let an inexperienced Ajax know that they are going to dominate the tempo of the game and look to constantly be on the front foot. Souness said that such complaints become a sel...

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Woods driving well, birdies 3rd hole at Masters

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Lacazette brace as Arsenal thrash CSKA Moscow

Lacazette brace as Arsenal thrash CSKA Moscow

Ozil then set up Ramsey for his glorious improvised second, before also picking out Lacazette - starting for the first time since January 30 - as the Gunners opened up a three-goal...

Commonwealth Games: Ghana's Kente Steals Show At Opening Ceremony

Commonwealth Games: Ghana's Kente Steals Show At Opening Ceremony

Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, during the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games . Athletes from 71 teams that will compete in 275 events across 19 sports ...

Van Dijk relishing City test

Van Dijk relishing City test

Did we think before the first game we would lose 5-0? No. When it comes to Premier League records, you'd expect Manchester City to be featuring heavily this season as they marc...

Spurs' Leonard again rehabbing injury in NY

Spurs' Leonard again rehabbing injury in NY

A recent report by FanSided's Sir Charles in Charge said that the team might end up trading the former NBA Finals MVP to his hometown squad, the Los Angeles Lakers, this summer...

76ers get the worst on Joel Embiid head injury

76ers get the worst on Joel Embiid head injury

With eight games remaining in the regular season and no injury worse than "facial contusion" now attached to the collision, Sixers fans are hoping for a smooth recovery so that Em...