Frank Vogel, coach of the Indiana Pacers for the past five seasons, was named Friday as coach of the NBA Orlando Magic.
The 42-year-old American, also a former assistant coach with Philadelphia and Boston, replaced Scott Skiles, who resigned last week after the Magic went 35-47 in his only campaign as coach.Full Story
Argentina coach Gerardo Martino named his 23-man squad for the Copa America on Friday, pinning his hopes on Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero but ignoring Carlos Tevez.
Idolized by his Boca Juniors club and popular throughout Argentina, Tevez was overlooked in favor of Gonzalo Higuain who smashed a record 36 goals in Serie A this season with Napoli.Full Story
USA Swimming has moved a pre-Olympic training camp in July from Puerto Rico to Atlanta over concerns regarding exposure to the Zika virus.
The American sport governing body informed coaches and athletes of the change on Thursday, shifting the last workouts ahead of August's Rio Olympics to the Georgia Tech aquatic center where the 1996 Atlanta Olympic swim events were held.Full Story
Benfica beat Maritimo 6-2 in the Portuguese League Cup final in Coimbra on Friday, less than a week after also sealing a third straight league title.
It was also the Lisbon outfit's third consecutive League Cup win, and the match itself was a repeat of last year's final.Full Story
Rafael Nadal insisted on Friday he still feels "young" ahead of his 30th birthday as the Spaniard looks to regain the French Open crown he surrendered last year.
The record nine-time champion will turn 30 on June 3, which falls during the second week of Roland Garros, but stressed he remains as devoted as ever after an underwhelming 2015 campaign.Full Story
World number one Novak Djokovic and nine-time champion Rafael Nadal have been seeded to meet in the French Open semi-finals after the draw was made Friday.
Djokovic needs a Roland Garros title to complete a career Grand Slam after losing three finals in four years including last season to Stan Wawrinka.Full Story
France's Gaël Monfils has been forced to withdraw from the French Open starting on Sunday because of a viral infection.
The world number 14's agent said on Friday the 29-year-old had been "weakened and hospitalized in recent days".Full Story
With LeBron James producing another overpowering performance, the Cleveland Cavaliers routed Toronto 108-89 Thursday, stretching their playoff record to 10-0 and moving closer to an NBA Finals return.
James scored 23 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and passed out 11 assists as the host Cavaliers, who swept through the first two playoff rounds, seized a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals with game three Saturday at Toronto.Full Story
Zlatan Ibrahimovic will aim to lift one final trophy as the curtain comes down on his record-shattering Paris Saint-Germain career in Saturday's French Cup final against bitter rivals Marseille.
Ibrahimovic, who obliterated Pauleta's club goals record earlier this season and now stands on 154 from 179 games, announced he will leave Paris when his contract expires at the end of June after a trophy-laden four years in France.Full Story
Borussia Dortmund aim to ruin Bayern Munich's plans to farewell Pep Guardiola with a seventh title in three years when Germany's top teams meet in Saturday's crunch German Cup final.
Victory over their main rivals at Berlin's Olympic Stadium would give Bayern the league and cup double before Guardiola leaves for Manchester City next season.Full Story