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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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Gareth Bale's victor saves Real Madrid from humiliation against Al Jazira

A stunning performance saw the Pride of Abu Dhabi lead the UEFA Champions League champions 1-0 at half-time, in a display that will have won them fans the world over. Real Madrid...

Chelsea cruise to comfortable 3-1 win at Huddersfield

Danny Drinkwater missed the last game away to West Ham United with a virus, but he is be back to face Huddersfield. After Chelsea failed to secure top spot in this season's U...

Baker Mayfield becomes first senior to win Heisman in 11 years

The Buckeyes should have made the College Football Playoff. He won the Walter Camp Player of the Year Award, Maxwell Award, Davey O'Brien Award, AP Player of the Year and Big 12 ...

Kirk Herbstreit invites bullying victim Keaton Jones to College GameDay

Since his mom made the video Friday, it has been viewed more than 21 million times and the hashtag #StandWithKeaton has been trending on Twitter since Sunday afternoon. "So I...

49ers right tackle Trent Brown inactive versus Texans

Upon entering the game, Yates threw a touchdown pass to DeAndre Hopkins to narrow the gap against the 49ers. Yates passed for 175 yards on 14-of-26 attempts. Now suffering a seiz...

Chiefs Jets Week 13 score, highlights

Josh McCown scored on a 1-yard quarterback sneak with 2:15 left, and the New York Jets bounced back from a brutal start to hold on for a wild and wacky 38-31 win over the Kansa...

Romelu Lukaku Facing No Disciplinary Action For Gaetan Bong Clash

The 24-year-old has scored just once in last 10 games but Mourinho believes he offers much more than goals on the pitch, inspiring teammates to follow his lead and work harder. And...

Jonny Bairstow headbutted Cameron Bancroft outside a nightclub

The episode - where Bairstow allegedly head-butted Bancroft - took place at a hotel when England were in town for their first tour match, a one-day affair against a Western Austral...

Chelsea´s tough title defence was to be expected - Klopp

Antonio Conte has urged his players to pay close attention to "dangerous" Mohamed Salah ahead of Chelsea's clash with Liverpool on Saturday. It was hard in these times to c...

Trump welcomes college sports champions at WH reception

Meanwhile The White House has said it will host 18 NCAA teams at the reception, ABC News reported . Before the season began, Staley said she would only allow herself and the team ...

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Danica Patrick to stop racing after next year's Indianapolis 500

Danica Patrick to stop racing after next year's Indianapolis 500

Danica Patrick , driver of the #10 Aspen Dental Ford, stands on the grid during qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series I Love NY 355 at The Glen at Watkins Glen Inte...

Jerry Jones had strong words after Zeke suspension

Jerry Jones had strong words after Zeke suspension

The piece, authored by ESPN's Don Van Natta Jr. and Seth Wickersham , looked into one of potential brewing of "an all-out, unprecedented civil war" among the NFL's owners, with ...

Bradley Beal thinks Wizards are Eastern Conference's team to beat

Bradley Beal thinks Wizards are Eastern Conference's team to beat

While LeBron James - averaging 25.6 points on 59.4 percent shooting, 8.9 assists and 7.0 rebounds per game - and Kevin Love - putting up 18.4 points and 11.4 rebounds and the a...

Deshaun Watson Injury: Texans Reportedly Fear QB Suffered Torn ACL In Practice

Deshaun Watson Injury: Texans Reportedly Fear QB Suffered Torn ACL In Practice

The Texas were the highest scoring offense in the National Football League at more than 30 points per game, though they own a 3-4 overall record. NFL Media first reported Wats...

Nationals set to make Dave Martinez next manager

Nationals set to make Dave Martinez next manager

According to Heyman, the Nationals also interviewed Mets hitting coach Kevin Long and former Red Sox manager John Farrell, with the latter reportedly being unable to handle pitch...