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'I'm 80 Per Cent,' Says Neymar After Scoring for Brazil in Comeback Appearance

'I'm 80 Per Cent,' Says Neymar After Scoring for Brazil in Comeback Appearance

James Williamson – AMA/Getty Images Neymar admitted he is still not quite at 100 per cent despite finding the net in his first appearance in over three months on Sunday, just 11 days before the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.  The Paris Saint-Germain star opened the scoring for Brazil as they […]

French Open 2018 scores: Americans Sloane Stephens, Madison Keys cruise into quarterfinals

French Open 2018 scores: Americans Sloane Stephens, Madison Keys cruise into quarterfinals

Madison Keys is heading to the French Open quarterfinals for the first time after dispatching No. 31 Mihaela Buzarnescu of Romania in straight sets on Sunday at Roland Garros. Joining her in the round of eight is her close friend, fellow American Sloane Stephens, the 2017 US Open winner, who rolled past No. 25 Anett […]

The Serena-Sharapova rivalry is as compelling as it is lopsided

The Serena-Sharapova rivalry is as compelling as it is lopsided

PARIS — She is rifling back through the pages of the calendar match by match in this tournament, heating up gradually, making her absence melt away. Serena Williams and her space-age catsuit have now traveled far enough in time to book a fourth-round date with a familiar foil, Maria Sharapova. “Aujourd’hui c’est tres solide pour […]

Castellanos has HR, 3 hits to lift Tigers over Blue Jays 5-2

Castellanos has HR, 3 hits to lift Tigers over Blue Jays 5-2

DETROIT (AP) Nicholas Castellanos filled in admirably as the anchor of Detroit’s lineup with Miguel Cabrera on the disabled list. With the two-time MVP back in the batting order, Castellanos didn’t show any signs of slowing Friday night. Castellanos homered and had three hits, Cabrera got a hit in his return and the Tigers beat […]

'Real Madrid in shock' as Zinedine Zidane throws in the towel

'Real Madrid in shock' as Zinedine Zidane throws in the towel

4:23 AM ET Dermot CorriganESPN FC The morning after Zinedine Zidane’s shock resignation as Real Madrid coach left many in the local media still coming to terms with the news – which came as a total surprise to those in and around the club. Although some claimed to have seen it coming and to understand […]

Zinedine Zidane Leaves Florentino Pérez's Real Madrid on His Own Terms

Zinedine Zidane Leaves Florentino Pérez's Real Madrid on His Own Terms

He knew, perhaps, that it would not — could not — last. The explanation he gave for standing aside now was that the club and the players needed “a change to carry on winning.” He said, “After three years, it needs another voice, another way of working, and that’s why I took this decision.” Zidane […]

76ers executive Bryan Colangelo's reputation, job at stake over Twitter scandal

76ers executive Bryan Colangelo's reputation, job at stake over Twitter scandal

CLOSE SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Jeff Zillgitt takes an in-depth look at the controversial situation surrounding Philadelphia 76ers GM Bryan Colangelo. USA TODAY Sports Philadelphia 76ers President of Basketball Operations Bryan Colangelo speaking during a news conference in Philadelphia.(Photo: Matt Rourke, AP) Philadelphia 76ers president of basketball operations Bryan Colangelo has more than some explaining […]

Kansas City Chiefs player Laurent Duvernay-Tardif graduates from medical school

Kansas City Chiefs player Laurent Duvernay-Tardif graduates from medical school

Laurent Duvernay-Tardif appears to be a man of many talents both on and off the football field. The Kansas City Chiefs player graduated Tuesday with his degree from McGill University’s medical school in Montreal after a long eight years of studying while playing football. “This is it! Today I become a doctor!” he wrote in […]

Rudy Giuliani took in a ballgame at Yankee Stadium for his 74th birthday. The crowd booed him.

Rudy Giuliani took in a ballgame at Yankee Stadium for his 74th birthday. The crowd booed him.

Rudolph W. Giuliani talks with people before the New York Yankees game in New York on May 28. (Seth Wenig/AP) Monday was not a great day for baseball in New York. The temperature barely hung in the 70s and the skies were overcast. But the Memorial Day crowd packed the seats at Yankee Stadium as […]

Dez Bryant has apparently decided on the one team he wants to play for in 2018

Dez Bryant has apparently decided on the one team he wants to play for in 2018

If you’ve been following the Dez Bryant free agency tour over the past six weeks, you may have noticed that there hasn’t been much to follow.  Since being cut by the Cowboys on April 13, only one team (the Ravens) has shown any serious interest in Bryant, but Bryant decided he didn’t want to play for […]