Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson fined $25,000 for Game 1 altercation; foul downgraded to Flagrant 1

NEW YORK — Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson has been fined $25,000 for failing to leave the court in a timely manner following his ejection and for shoving the basketball in the face of Golden State Warriors forward/center Draymond Green,

Luke Walton Holds His Own Against Professional Beach Volleyball Players

When Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton isn’t obsessing over helping lead the team back to prominence, one of his favorite pastimes is playing beach volleyball. He’s somewhat of a regular on the Southern California circuit. Walton has been

French Open 2018: Maria Sharapova wins to set up potential Serena Williams match

Two-time champion Maria Sharapova could face Serena Williams in the French Open last 16 after beating sixth seed Karolina Pliskova in Paris. Russian 28th seed Sharapova produced a superior baseline game to win 6-2 6-1 against the Czech, who reached

Chippa United In Talks For Bidvest Wits Striker

A striker who could potentially replace Edward Manqele at Chippa United has been identified by the Port Elizabeth outfit. Chippa could be set to part ways with Manqele at the expiry of his contract at the end of the season,

Waratahs beat Reds in 93 point Australian derby thriller at Suncorp Stadium to regain conference lead

THEY’RE often dogged, tight and ugly affairs — but it was a record breaking points bonanza at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday night as the Waratahs once again bettered their traditional rivals, the Reds, 52-41 in Brisbane. The 52 points scored

Pirro hospitalised after horror practice crash

Ducati wildcard Michele Pirro has been taken to hospital after suffering a violent crash in Friday’s second MotoGP practice session at Mugello. Pirro, who serves as Ducati’s designated test rider but is making his customary Italian Grand Prix appearance with

Rasmus Dahlin draws a big crowd at NHL combine in Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. — For all the buzz Rasmus Dahlin has generated at just 18, the Swedish defenceman joked he had never encountered a mob scene such as the one before him on Friday. There were as many as a dozen

Tiger Woods score: Round 2 recap, highlights from Memorial Tournament

Tiger started the day with a bogey, but ran through a string of birdies — and one incredible eagle — to get as low as 5 under before a weather delay stopped him cold. He finished the last seven holes

Belgium, England and Netherlands all into World Cup of Darts second round

After day one had seen Scotland underline their status as top seeds and Austria became the first high-profile team to be sent packing – the tungsten titans of the tournament had things all their own way on Friday night. England

England v Pakistan: Stuart Broad says comments ‘were not justified’

England fast bowler Stuart Broad says that comments made about him following the first Test against Pakistan were not justified. Broad took 3-38 as the tourists were bowled out for 174 on the first day of the second Test at