Latest stories
Clippers Straighten Shooting to Beat Heat 100-93

The Los Angeles Clippers could afford a spell of missing 14 consecutive shots and still beat Miami 100-93 on Sunday.

The Clippers moved four games clear of Memphis in the fight for fourth place in the Western Conference, behind the three runaway divisional leaders.

W140 Full Story
Chuck, Shaq, Kenny Offer Fresh Ideas for All-Star Weekend

The Splash Brothers have turned the 3-point contest into must-see TV. Zach LaVine made the dunk contest cool again.

When the NBA convenes All-Star weekend in Toronto beginning on Friday, the league's annual "midseason" showcase will be as strong top to bottom as it has been in some time. But that doesn't mean there couldn't be ways to add more flavor and different twists to keep things fresh.

W140 Full Story
Alpine Skiing: Janka Wins Super-G in Jeongseon

Carlo Janka of Switzerland took the Alpine Ski World Cup men’s super-G race in South Korea on Sunday, his first career victory in the discipline.

The 2010 Olympic giant slalom champion posted a time of 1 min, 26.16 seconds at Jeongseon Alpine Centre in South Korea, which is hosting the World Cup as a test event for the 2018 Winter Games.

W140 Full Story
NBA: Warriors Rally to Beat Hard-Charging Thunder

Klay Thompson rattled in a clutch three pointer with 1:40 left as the Golden State Warriors won their ninth straight with a 116-108 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday.

The Thunder made Golden State work for the victory as the Warriors led by 20 points at one stage then had to come-from-behind to erase a nine-point Oklahoma City lead.

W140 Full Story
Cycling: Froome Wins Stage 4, Overall Australia Tour

Two-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome won Australia's Herald Sun Tour on Sunday ahead of fellow Briton Peter Kennaugh, as he took the fourth and final stage of the race.

Froome (Team Sky), who had not competed for five months, won the 121.8-kilometer (75.7-mile) stage four in the Mornington Peninsula in a solo push, 17 seconds ahead of Australian Damien Howson (Orica-GreenEDGE).

W140 Full Story
NFL: Newton Crowned Season MVP, Favre into Hall of Fame

Cam Newton was crowned the National Football League's Most Valuable Player here Saturday as the Carolina Panthers quarterback warmed up for the Super Bowl with two honors on the sport's annual awards night.

Newton, who had been the runaway favorite to scoop the MVP award after a record-breaking season which saw him pass for 35 touchdowns and rush for 10 more, also won the offensive player of the year award.

W140 Full Story
Blanc: 'No Conditions' to New PSG Contract

Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc insisted Saturday that negotiations with the Ligue 1 giants over a contract extension were advancing and were not linked to success in the Champions League.

"It's moving forward, I don't like talking about my particular case too much, but stay patient a little longer and you'll soon have news," said Blanc whose contract expires in June.

W140 Full Story
Zidane: Plenty Left in 31-Year-Old 'Beast' Ronaldo

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has insisted three-time World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo still has plenty more years at the top of the game thanks to his superb physical condition.

Ronaldo turned 31 on Friday and has been questioned for his failure to deliver his best performances in the big games this season despite scoring a remarkable 30 goals in 28 games.

W140 Full Story
Motta Wants to End Career in Paris

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Thiago Motta is set on staying in the French capital until his playing days are over, the two-time winner of the Champions League told AFP this week.

"If I can finish here, so much the better," said Motta, who is under contract at PSG until June 2017 but tried to force a switch back to Atletico Madrid last summer.

W140 Full Story
Rosicky Injury May End Arsenal Career

Tomas Rosicky's latest injury setback, a torn thigh tendon, leaves him in a race against time if he is to play for Arsenal again with his Gunners contract due to expire in June.

The 35-year-old missed the first half of the current campaign with a knee injury and coach Arsene Wenger confirmed Friday the Czech midfielder would now be out a further three months.

W140 Full Story