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Soccer: Bale's brilliance, Karius errors give Real third straight European triumph

1 hour 10 min ago
KIEV (Reuters) - A sensational overhead strike from Real Madrid substitute Gareth Bale and two calamitous errors by Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius gave the Spanish side a third straight Champions League title with a 3-1 win in an incident-packed final on Saturday.

Athletics: Semenya dominates 800, Coleman beaten in 100 in Oregon

2 hours 22 min ago
EUGENE, Oregon (Reuters) - South African Olympic and world champion Caster Semenya ran the year's fastest women's 800 meters and American Ronnie Baker spoiled Christian Coleman's outdoor debut with a wind-assisted 9.78 seconds in the 100 meters at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting on Saturday.

Tennis: Zverev mentally ready for French title bid, says Wilander

2 hours 40 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - The raw material has never been in doubt but Germany's Alexander Zverev now has the mentality to start punching his weight in the grand slams, according to two former French Open champions.

Motor racing: Heat and pressure turned up for Indy 500

3 hours 42 min ago
INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - The pressure and heat will both be turned up for the 102nd Indianapolis 500 on Sunday with weather forecasters predicting the race could be the hottest on record.

LeBron lays out plan for injured leg ahead of Game 7

4 hours 34 min ago
LeBron James didn't let a little pain keep him from forcing a Game 7 against the Boston Celtics with a monster effort on Friday night.

Concussion keeps Cavaliers' Kevin Love out for Game 7 versus Celtics

4 hours 37 min ago
Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love was ruled out of Sunday's Game 7 against the Boston Celtics and has been placed in the NBA's concussion protocol, the team announced Saturday.

Tennis: Pavlyuchenkova battles past Cibulkova for Strasbourg crown

5 hours 21 min ago
(Reuters) - Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova battled past a determined Dominika Cibulkova on Saturday to win the Strasbourg International title with a 6-7(5) 7-6(3) 7-6(6) victory in the final.

Motor racing: Verstappen must cut out the errors, says Red Bull boss

6 hours 4 min ago
MONACO (Reuters) - Red Bull have told Max Verstappen he needs to stop making mistakes after the 20-year-old Dutch driver wrecked his Monaco Grand Prix chances with a crash in Saturday's final practice.

Report: Broncos turned to NBA's Sam Hinkie for advice

6 hours 5 min ago
The Denver Broncos met with former NBA general manager Sam Hinkie this offseason as they evaluated their front office processes, according to a report by The Athletic.

Sundin: Matthews not shoe-in as Leafs' next captain

6 hours 10 min ago
Hall of Fame forward Mats Sundin said Auston Matthews is not the automatic choice to become the Toronto Maple Leafs' next captain.

LeBron scores 46 against Celtics as Cavs force Game 7 in Boston

9 hours 44 min ago
LeBron James' 46 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists Friday night carried the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 109-99 win over the Boston Celtics at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, tying the Eastern Conference finals at 3-3.

Cleveland Cavs' Kevin Love exits after head-to-head collision

10 hours 2 sec ago
Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love exited Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals against Boston on Friday following a head-to-head collision with Celtics rookie Jayson Tatum during the first quarter.

Report: Toronto Raptors interview Messina, Udoka for coach job

10 hours 6 min ago
The Toronto Raptors brought in San Antonio Spurs assistant coaches Ettore Messina and Ime Udoka to interview for their head-coaching opening on Thursday and Friday, respectively, according to a report from ESPN.

Give Serena Williams time to find top form, says Clijsters

10 hours 22 min ago
PARIS (Reuters) - Former world number one Kim Clijsters believes Serena Williams will get back to the top, but warned it may take time for her to regain full strength after childbirth.

Patrick road to retirement ends at Indy 500

10 hours 29 min ago
INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - As far as retirement parties go it is doubtful there has been one bigger than the bash that will be thrown for Danica Patrick when the 'Queen of Speed' ends her career on Sunday at the Indianapolis 500.

Kendricks tops pole vault as Germans dominate javelin in Oregon

18 hours 21 min ago
EUGENE, Oregon (Reuters) - American world champion Sam Kendricks outlasted a high-quality pole vault field in tricky conditions while Olympic gold medalist Thomas Rohler led a German domination of the javelin at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting on Friday.

NBA notebook: Rockets won't have Paul in Game 6

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 9:31pm
The Houston Rockets announced Friday that point guard Chris Paul will miss Game 6 of the Western Conference finals on Saturday with a strained right hamstring.

College football notebook: Hero teacher a Southern Illinois grad

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 9:22pm
Former Southern Illinois football player Jason Seaman has been identified as the hero teacher who tackled a student gunman during a school shooting at Noblesville West Middle School in Indiana.

Major League Baseball notebook: Mariners deal for Colome, Span from Rays

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 9:18pm
The Tampa Bay Rays traded right-hander Alex Colome and outfielder Denard Span to the Seattle Mariners on Friday in exchange for minor league right-handers Andrew Moore and Tommy Romero.

Olympics: Sporting events put Japan businesses in the mood for love

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 8:20pm
TOKYO (Reuters) - As Japan gears up to host the Rugby World Cup and Olympic Games in consecutive years, many businesses are seizing on the opportunity to capitalize on the influx of tourists, media and athletes for both big events.

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