Racing Club midfielder Giovanni Moreno and forward Federico Santander say they were threatened at gunpoint Tuesday by hooligans who blame them for the club's poor results.
Santander, a forward with the Buenos Aires club, told a radio program that he and Moreno were accosted after practice by several hooligans who put a gun to Moreno's leg and said they would "blow it off" if he didn't leave the club.Full Story
Miami got their swagger back as they scored the opening three points and never trailed in easily beating Indiana 115-83 in game five to take a 3-2 lead in their Eastern Conference series.
Dwyane Wade had 28 points and LeBron James scored 30 points for the Heat who can wrap up their best-of-seven series with a win in game six Thursday in Indianapolis.Full Story
All-time Spanish record goalscorer David Villa has lost his race to be fit for next month's Euro 2012 it was announced on the Spanish Football Federation's website on Tuesday.
The 30-year-old - scorer of 51 goals in 82 internationals - had been a major doubt since breaking his tibia at last December's World Club Championship.Full Story
Didier Drogba's Champions League-winning penalty kick was his last contribution to Chelsea, with the striker announcing on Tuesday he was leaving the club after eight years.
The 34-year-old Ivory Coast international clinched Chelsea's first European title with the final kick in a shootout against Bayern Munich on Saturday after producing the equalizer that forced the final into extra time.Full Story
Jose Mourinho on Tuesday agreed to extend his contract with Real Madrid for two years which will keep him with the club until the end of the 2015-16 season.
The 49-year-old Portuguese manager led Madrid to its first Spanish league title in four years this season to add to the Copa del Rey win during his first campaign at the Santiago Bernabeu.Full Story
The NBA's Orlando Magic fired coach Stan van Gundy and agreed to part ways with general manager Otis Smith on Monday after they were eliminated from the first round of the play-offs by the Indiana Pacers.
The Magic finished 37-29, sixth in the Eastern Conference, but struggled after star center Dwight Howard underwent season-ending back surgery even as they reached the playoffs for the sixth year in a row.Full Story
Brandon Bass scored a game-high 27 points as the Boston Celtics defeated Philadelphia 101-85 in crucial game five to take a 3-2 lead in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference series.
Kevin Garnett scored 20 points, Paul Pierce had 16 and Rajon Rondo finished with 13 points and 14 assists for the Celtics who outscored the Sixers 28-16 in the third quarter of Monday's game.Full Story
Cheyenne Woods, the 21-year-old niece of 14-time major winner Tiger Woods, has signed with her uncle's agent, Mark Steinberg, and is set to start playing in LPGA Tour events this year.
In a Monday statement posted on the Excel agency website, Cheyenne Woods said she plans to play in LPGA events this year on sponsor exemptions and seek a full-time spot on the women's golf tour through the qualifying tournament.Full Story
The Oklahoma City Thunder punched their ticket to the Western Conference finals, eliminating the Los Angeles Lakers in five games with a dominating 106-90 victory night.
Russell Westbrook scored 28 points, Kevin Durant had 25 for the Thunder who took a playoff series from the Lakers for the first time since 1979.Full Story
Rafael Nadal won his sixth Rome Masters title in a rain-postponed final against Novak Djokovic here on Monday, defeating the world number one 7-5, 6-3.
It was sweet revenge for a straight sets loss to the Serb in last year's final and the win means that he will move back ahead of Roger Federer at number two in the world rankings.Full Story