• Manuel Neuer: ‘I don’t feel the fear. I’m always thinking positive’

    Modern football has a lot in common with the German autobahn. The speed of the game has no limits these days and the players are like finely calibrated sports cars: faster, sleeker and more powerful than ever. Movement is constant, and yet there remains an order to things, a reminder that...
  • 2 Santa Fe Shooting Victims Attend Their Team's Playoff Baseball Game

    David J. Phillip/Associated Press Rome Shubert and Trenton Beazley, two of the people wounded in the Santa Fe High School shooting Friday, returned to the school’s baseball team for Saturday’s regional playoff matchup. “We’re a strong community and there’s nothing that can faze us,” Shubert said, per Steve Gardner...
  • Nadal wins eighth Rome crown in thrilling final

    1:15 PM ET ESPN staff Rafael Nadal will head to Roland Garros as the new world No. 1 after he claimed a record-extending eighth Italian Open title Sunday. Top seed Nadal, 31, profited from a timely rain delay at a break when he was down in the final set...
  • John Bostock: ‘You see life differently when you’re that close to death’

    Footballers enjoy privileges that few can aspire to but for John Bostock the simple pleasure of being alive is enough. Last year when travelling back home in England following a game for his French team Lens, the former Crystal Palace midfielder suffered a head-on crash while driving down the...
  • Nasser Al Khelaifi: Neymar Tired of PSG Rumours, Father Assured Son's Future

    Christophe Ena/Associated Press Paris Saint-Germain chairman Nasser Al Khelaifi has guaranteed Neymar and his father see his future in Ligue 1, saying the Brazilian has grown tired of the constant speculation linking him with Real Madrid.  He spoke to L’Equipe (h/t EFE, via Marca), assuring PSG fans their main star...
  • Cavs say tough 'D' against Horford key in win

    CLEVELAND — Following a resounding 116-86 win in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals on Saturday, Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love said that the key to the team getting back into the series has been Tristan Thompson’s defense on Boston Celtics All-Star Al Horford. “Tristan has always been...
  • Chelsea’s Eden Hazard spot-on to sink Manchester United and win FA Cup

    If this turns out to be Antonio Conte’s final game as Chelsea manager – and who could really be surprised if they do part ways? – at least he has gone out on a high. For all the problems, the unending politics and the clear impression of a manager...
  • AT&T Byron Nelson 2018: Marc Leishman, Aaron Wise Tied for Lead After Saturday

    Eric Gay/Associated Press Marc Leishman and Aaron Wise remain the class of the 2018 AT&T Byron Nelson in Dallas. Leishman carded a two-under 69 and Wise recorded a three-under 68, as the pair sit in a tie for first place at 17 under following Saturday’s third round. They are four...
  • Chelsea's Hazard punishes toothless United in FA Cup final

    LONDON — Three quick thoughts on Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United in the FA Cup final on Saturday afternoon. 1. Possible farewell gift for Conte, Mourinho comes up short Antonio Conte guided Chelsea to the second major trophy of his two-year reign by overseeing a 1-0 FA Cup final win...