Kvitova overcomes tenacious Barty to set up Sabalenka final in Doha

Czech Petra Kvitova edged a seesaw battle with Australian world number one Ash Barty 6-4 2-6 6-4 at the Qatar Open on Friday to set up a title clash against Aryna Sabalenka in Doha.

Coronavirus grounds Russian gymnasts as team bosses rule out Milwaukee and Tokyo World Cup events

The Russian national gymnastics team has been dealt a blow after team bosses decided not to risk making the trip to Milwaukee, USA for a World Cup event due to coronavirus fears.

Sharapova retires with head held high despite unscrupulous attempts to undermine her reputation

Maria Sharapova has hung up her racquet on a 5-time Grand Slam-winning career that saw her dazzle as a teenage phenomenon but then shot down by smear and scrutiny as her name became mired in the murky meldonium scandal.

F1 make Australian Grand Prix decision due to coronavirus after China cancellation

Question marks have been raised over the 2020 Formula One calendar due to concerns over the spread of the coronavirus.

NBA fines Embiid $25K for obscene gesture, language

The NBA fined Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid $25,000 on Wednesday for making an obscene gesture on the court and using profanity during a live television interview.

Tennis will miss Sharapova – even if rivals won’t shed a tear

Making tennis friends was never on the agenda for Maria Sharapova, who has announced her retirement from the sport, but a fierce love of the game and the competition drove the Russian on

Yankees swimming with sharks again after Luis Severino crisis

TAMPA — Congratulations if you survive swimming among hungry great white sharks. Bravo. All of that. Do you want to try it again? Because here are the Yankees in the deep water once more. The team …

Radio host Tony Grossi calls Baker Mayfield a ‘f–king midget’ in ugly rivalry

ESPN Cleveland reporter Tony Grossi has been suspended indefinitely by the network for making a derogatory remark about Baker Mayfield on a hot mic at the 2020 NFL Combine. In the viral video, repo…

Joe Douglas getting closer to making Jamal Adams ‘Jet for life’

INDIANAPOLIS – Jets general manager Joe Douglas sounds like a man who believes he can get a contract extension done with safety Jamal Adams. “Jamal is an unbelievable player as we talked about at t…

Derek Jeter calls Astros cheating scandal ‘black eye’ for baseball

Derek Jeter had countless chances to cheat. He played in the heart of the Steroid Era. He had several teammates — and several more we likely don’t know of — who used performance-enhancing dru…

Kenny Wooten has Knicks debut pushed back after surgery

HOUSTON – It looks like power forward Kenny Wooten will never make his Knicks debut this season. Signed last month to a two-way G-League contract making him eligible to spend roughly 25 games on th…

Hurricanes acquire 3 players, including F Trocheck

The Carolina Hurricanes are going all-in on their pursuit of a playoff berth, making a series of moves Monday to improve their offense and defense.

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