Del Potro kept Davis Cup alive by playing with a broken finger

Del Potro kept Davis Cup alive by playing with a broken finger

Argentina won its first male tennis competition, the Davis Cup, on Sunday in Zagreb , after beating Croatia 3-2 in the final, thanks to Federico Delbonis , who brought the victory point, scoring 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 with the veteran Ivo Karlovic . Read More

Rockets Come From Behind, Survive Late Celtics Push

Harden tied a franchise record for most free throws without a miss by making all 18 of his attempts on Monday night. Horford said he viewed Rockets as an attractive destination due to the presence of MVP candidate James Harden . Houston general manager Daryl Morey has since watched his team blossom anyway under the system of coach Mike D'Antoni, who has turned Harden into a point guard. Read More

Red Sox get ace Chris Sale from White Sox

The Red Sox will add Sale to a rotation that includes $217 million lefty David Price, AL Cy Young Award victor Rick Porcello and 23-year-old lefty Eduardo Rodriguez in a group that rivals the star-studded staffs fronted by Justin Verlander and Max Scherzer that Dombrowski assembled in Detroit. Read More

Klay Thompson scores 60 for Warriors in rout of Pacers

It may have cost Thompson a shot at history, and possibly his chance of eclipsing Kobe Bryant's 81-point night, but the Dubs wound up breezing their way to a 142-106 victory with their starters resting the entire fourth. He ran through multiple screens to find the exact amount of space to release another three-pointer. Curry and Kevin Durant have formed a genius partnership, but it's only worked because they've made room for Thompson, too. Read More

Eric Molina leaves his classroom behind to face Anthony Joshua

Eric Molina leaves his classroom behind to face Anthony Joshua

As you can see, at best priced 1/25 it is very hard to make any sort of a return on betting on Joshua just to win the fight outright. 'I am pleased that everything is now set for December 10 and I can concentrate on getting the business done in the ring, ' said Joshua last month. Read More

Champions League: Napoli, Benfica into last 16

The sides are level on eight points, although Napoli are first at the moment due to their 4-2 win over Benfica in September. "For the first 70 minutes it could all be normal, then in the final 20 minutes, it could go one way or the other". Read More

Jones' England not as good as 2003 vintage, despite unbeaten 2016

Jones' England not as good as 2003 vintage, despite unbeaten 2016

Cheika criticized Jones for manufacturing a chip on his shoulder because England was doing better than expected, and on the verge of a 14th consecutive win to tie the national record. England's winning streak includes a 3-0 Test series triumph in Australia in June and lock George Kruis said the Wallabies would be desperate for revenge. Read More

College football pairs Alabama-Washington and Ohio State-Clemson

College football pairs Alabama-Washington and Ohio State-Clemson

They are the first team to reach the CFP without winning a conference title. Ohio State , meanwhile, opened as a three-point favorite over Clemson in the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl . With 80 bowl spots to fill, some postseason games ended up with odd matchups - and teams with losing records. Penn State played Pitt, Temple and Kent State in the conference and lost to the Panthers. Read More

Giants reportedly agree to sign free-agent closer Mark Melancon

Giants reportedly agree to sign free-agent closer Mark Melancon

Melancon wasn't the sexiest closer name on the market, but the Giants were aggressive in part because they knew the contracts that Aroldis Chapman and Kenley Jansen were likely to receive might price Melancon out of their budget. -Rich Hill needed only a handful of appearances to make a striking impression with the Los Angeles Dodgers last season. "It's not like us to discuss anything that we (say) when we're talking to players about anything, so I'm not going to answer any of those kind ... Read More

LeBron James steers clear of Trump hotel

LeBron James steers clear of Trump hotel

Cleveland General Manager David Griffin confirmed to the Associated Press Monday that James and some teammates plan to eschew a stay at the Trump SoHo, which is not owned by the president-elect but licenses his name. The Cavs were honored by President Barack Obama last month at the White House for their title, the first for any Cleveland team since 1964. "I understand people's stance on Trump", Shumpert said . Read More

French Grand Prix back on F1 calendar from 2018

French Grand Prix back on F1 calendar from 2018

Christian Estrosi, the president of the regional authority of Provence and the Cote d'Azur, announced the deal in Paris on Monday. The French Grand Prix will return to the Formula One calendar in 2018, following a ten-year absence from the championship. Read More

Virat Kohli climbs to career-best 3rd in ICC Test rankings

He explained: "It was a good toss to win". That India even had to bat in the second innings owed much to a fearless knock from Hameed, coming in at number eight to score an unbeaten 59 alongside his replacement at the top of the order, Joe Root, and England's tail. Read More

40 feared dead in blaze at California party

But it was just a labyrinth'. "We don't know how many people were inside when this happened". "It must have been a very fast-moving fire", she told reporters Saturday morning. "Something as simple as a cigarette could have started this", Alameda County Sheriff's Sgt. Deloche-Reed also said the only exit from the venue's second floor was a staircase made from wooden pallets. Read More

Hamilton wins race, Rosberg the Championship in Abu Dhabi

While some condemned Hamilton's strategy in slowing the race, in a failed bid to help others catch and pass Rosberg who needed to finish on the podium to become champion, others applauded him for transforming what could have been a processional one-two into a tense spectacle. Read More

Donald Trump Tweets About Tiger Woods' Return to Golf

Donald Trump Tweets About Tiger Woods' Return to Golf

He scrapped his way down the long sixth and dropped his first shot since the 18th hole in round one when he missed from five feet for par, but he got it back immediately with a solid bunker escape to seven feet and a well-judged putt. He chipped to 12 feet and sank the birdie putt. Until this week, Woods had not played competitively since August 2015, when he shared 10th at the Wyndham Championship. Read More

Punishing training session led to much-improved Palace display - Alan Pardew

Punishing training session led to much-improved Palace display - Alan Pardew

Indeed, after they capitulated 5-4 against Swansea City last time out many felt it wouldn't be long until Alan Pardew received his marching orders with this game against Southampton looking more and more like his Waterloo. Live streaming is available on NBC Sports, which you can get access to with your cable or satellite subscriptions, either online or through the NBC Sports app. Read More

2024 bid cities upbeat on costs as Tokyo struggles

LA 2024 will also offer a $491.9 million contingency fund in case costs creep up, but organizers are quick to point to their 1932 and 1984 Games that both turned a profit in hard economies. Paris bid officials have projected a $3.4 billion operating budget should the city be awarded the 2024 Games. "Information from this section will be part of the Games budget submitted with Candidature File Part 3 in February 2017". Read More

TIMBERWOLVES: As losses mount, Towns puts more pressure on himself

With 2.3 seconds remaining, Anthony's jumper over Minnesota Timberwolves guard Andrew Wiggins sealed a 106-104 win for NY. Unfortunately as it has been for the majority of his time in NY, opposing teams placed all of their focus on Melo in order to beat the Knicks. Read More

RB Leipzig boss comments on Arsenal job rumours

Do you really regret joining Arsenal? "The article didn't particularly damage my reputation", he said when questioned about the reports at a press conference. And although Hasenhuttl urged people not to put too much thought into it, he sounded excited about the opportunity that will emerge at some point down the line at the Emirates. Read More

Knicks overcome Timberwolves rookie Towns' 47-point performance

That's why coach Jeff Hornacek drew up a play to get the ball into Anthony's hands with the score tied on Wednesday night . Carmelo Anthony hit the game-winning jumper with 2.3 seconds remaining as the Knicks fended off a furious fourth-quarter comeback by the Timberwolves. Read More