Fognini fires up Italian Open crowd with win over Thiem

Italy’s Fabio Fognini falls as he returns the ball to Austria’s Dominic Thiem during their Italian Open tennis tournament match, in Rome, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. (Ettore Ferrari/ANSA via AP) ROME — Fabio Fognini got the Italian Open crowd fired up with a 6-4, 1-6, 6-3 win over sixth-seeded Dominic Thiem to reach the third […]

De La Hoya ‘75%’ sure of Golovkin-Alvarez September rematch

FILE – In this Sept. 15, 2017, file photo, Canelo Alvarez, left, and Gennady Golovkin pose during a weigh-in in Las Vegas. Alvarez has withdrawn from his planned middleweight title fight with Golovkin, the latest result from Alvarez testing for a banned substance. The fight on May 5 in Las Vegas was to be a […]

Backcourt blues: Cavs guards Smith, Hill horrible in Game 2

Cleveland Cavaliers guard JR Smith (5) and Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart (36) get entangled during the second quarter of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference Finals, Sunday, May 13, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) CLEVELAND — J.R. Smith reached out, placed his hands on Al Horford’s back and shoved Boston’s big […]

Mike Budenholzer to be next Milwaukee Bucks head coach, per report

Former Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer and the Milwaukee Bucks, have agreed on a four-year deal to make him the team’s next head coach, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. He was No. 1 on Milwaukee’s list of prospective head coaches, with Spurs assistant Ettore Messina coming in at No. 2. Bucks management also sat down […]

Ryan Giggs says Wales can learn from All Blacks | Football News

By PA Sport Last Updated: 16/05/18 11:16pm Ryan Giggs says he was taught a valuable lesson by All Blacks great Dan Carter Ryan Giggs believes his Wales team can learn from the All Blacks following a conversation with New Zealand rugby great Dan Carter. The All Blacks have dominated rugby union over the last decade, […]