Neymar, More Balanced Brazil Seek Nation's Sixth World Cup Title

Neymar, More Balanced Brazil Seek Nation's Sixth World Cup Title

It’s been four years since Brazil’s calamitous 7-1 semifinal defeat to Germany at the World Cup it hosts, but Brazil looks as though it is returning to its menacing best ahead of this summer’s tournament. Tite’s arrival in 2016 signalled the beginning of a new dawn for the Canarinho after two years floundering on the wayside under former manager Dunga. […]

Alex Ovechkin starts it, DSP ends it and the Capitals seize 2-1 Stanley Cup finals lead

Alex Ovechkin starts it, DSP ends it and the Capitals seize 2-1 Stanley Cup finals lead

Devante Smith-Pelly ices the game for Washington in the third period. (John McDonnell/The Washington Post) Stanley Cup finals: Game 3 Vegas Golden Knights at Washington Capitals Series: Tied 1-1 Saturday, June 2, 8 p.m. ET | TV: NBCSN • Top takeaways: Alex Ovechkin sets the tone. (Read more) • Highlights: Tomas Nosek gave Vegas life in the third […]

UFC Fight Night 131 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Tibau top earner in 28th fight

UFC Fight Night 131 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Tibau top earner in 28th fight

Marlon Moraes def. Jimmie Rivera at UFC Fight Night 131: Best photos view 8 images UTICA, N.Y. – Fighters from Friday’s UFC Fight Night 131 event took home event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $154,000. The program, a comprehensive plan that includes outfitting requirements, media obligations and other items under the fighter code […]

Wife of 76ers' executive Bryan Colangelo could be behind Twitter accounts

Wife of 76ers' executive Bryan Colangelo could be behind Twitter accounts

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Wife of 76ers’ executive Bryan Colangelo could be behind Twitter accounts Information gleaned since The Ringer’s initial report suggests that Bryan Colangelo’s wife, Barbara, could be linked to the anonymous accounts. Post to Facebook Sent! A link has been sent […]

Nola, Phillies spoil Kershaw's return

Nola, Phillies spoil Kershaw's return

LOS ANGELES (AP) Jorge Alfaro drove in two runs, Aaron Nola pitched seven innings of two-hit ball and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 Thursday, spoiling Clayton Kershaw’s first start in almost a month. Hitting out of the No. 8 spot in the Phillies’ lineup, Alfaro delivered an RBI single in the […]

Everton appoint Marco Silva as new manager: club

Everton appoint Marco Silva as new manager: club

Everton on Thursday appointed Marco Silva as the new manager, the Premier League club announced on their website. The 40-year-old Portuguese coach, who replaces Sam Allardyce at Goodison Park, has Premier League experience, with Watford and Hull City. Before that, Silva enjoyed trophy-winning spells with Sporting Lisbon and Olympiakos having also helped Estoril climb through […]

Fire at Citi Field — but it's Mets' season that's going up in flames

Fire at Citi Field — but it's Mets' season that's going up in flames

ATLANTA — There was a fire at Citi Field Wednesday. Honestly. No joke. An actual fire. Nobody was hurt, so it’s OK to let loose a hyena-like peal of hysterical laughter if you’d like, because, read that sentence again: There was a fire at Citi Field Wednesday. Honestly, the God of Met-aphors (get it? Met-aphors!) […]

Ben Simmons says he could play with LeBron James

Ben Simmons says he could play with LeBron James

I, too, would play with LeBron James if given the opportunity. But I’m here typing these words. Plus, my jump shot is an eyesore. Like really bad. So Ben Simmons and I have something in common. Our long-range game doesn’t exist. The similarities end there. On Monday, TMZ spotted Simmons at Los Angeles International Airport […]

Mets will place Noah Syndergaard on 10-day DL with strained index finger

Mets will place Noah Syndergaard on 10-day DL with strained index finger

New York Mets Opening Day starter Noah Syndergaard is headed to the 10-day disabled list with a strained index finger on his pitching hand. The Mets announced that Syndergaard was examined Tuesday after experiencing soreness in his right index finger. The move to the DL will be retroactive to May 26. The DL stint for […]