The most striking image of the weekend was when Valencia defender Gabriel Paulista burst into tears and was barely able to speak when it was suggested his side were in a relegation battle after a dismal 3-0 defeat at Getafe. A 10th defeat of the season left the six-times La Liga winners five points above the dropzone and though they have a more talented squad than the other sides competing to avoid relegation, their spirit seems particularly low. Atletico Madrid have been so strong this season partly due to their ability to evolve their style and be more expansive, but when faced with a poor run of results threatening their grip on the title race, they returned to what they know best.
Adesanya is the bigger star and at BetMGM, he’s better than a 2-1 favorite to come through and win a second belt.
The Portuguese forward guided a composed finish past Spezia goalkeeper Ivan Provedel in a 3-0 Serie A win for the Italian champions to mark the 600th league appearance of his career in typical fashion. He has now hit the 20-goal mark in every season since his debut campaign at Real Madrid in 2009-10, with his highest tally coming in 2014-15 when he scored 48 goals in 35 La Liga games for the Spanish club. The 36-year-old is currently two goals clear of Inter Milan's Romelu Lukaku at the summit of the Serie A scoring charts as he targets his first 'capocannoniere' crown in Italy.
The Hawks reportedly hope that assistant coach and Pierce ally Nate McMillan will take on the interim role.
The Bears are expected to "take their shot" at a trade for Russell Wilson.
The two All-Stars on the team with the NBA's best record got taken last.
The Wizards knew Russell Westbrook could rebound, but were amazed to see him win them a game on the glass.
From tee times to TV and streaming info, here's everything you need to know for Friday's second round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Jordan Bohannon has one more home game in his Iowa basketball career. Bohannon tied a career high with eight 3-pointers and scored 26 points, and No. 5 Iowa beat Nebraska 102-64 on Thursday night. It was the most points scored and the largest margin of victory in Big Ten play by an Iowa team since a 116-77 win over Northwestern in 1995.
Alain Vigneault said take a deep breath. Claude Giroux said let's win this. And the Flyers did as they erased a three-goal deficit Thursday night to beat the Penguins, 4-3. By Jordan Hall
We all know Wilson is unhappy with the Seahawks, but apparently the feeling's mutual.
It was goaltending! It was then. It is now.
ESPN made a huge pitch to reunited Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith but came up short in the battle for the sports talkie.
Alistair Overeem showed nothing but grace in his first comments since his UFC release.
Australian Alexei Popyrin has blossomed quietly in the shadows of compatriots Nick Kyrgios and Alex De Minaur in recent years but on Sunday the rangy 21-year-old grabbed the spotlight with his maiden ATP title in Singapore. Having never before surmounted the quarter-finals of an ATP event, Popyrin overhauled Kazakh Alexander Bublik 4-6 6-0 6-2 in the Singapore Open decider to continue his eye-catching start to the season. Popyrin now has an 8-2 winning record in 2021, having upset David Goffin in the Australian Open first round and former U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic in the Singapore semi-finals.
We dish out marks out of 10 from a pivotal top four battle at Anfield.
More details were released shortly after the Steelers and Ben Roethlisberger agreed on a new contract.
Thomas Morstead will be missed by his New Orleans Saints teammates after being released, following 12 years and a Super Bowl 44 victory.
Bradley Beal is one of the hardest-working stars in the NBA today, and it's a trait he's had for most of his basketball career.
The Cowboys have $19 million in cap space with more room needed for Dak Prescott's deal, so a DeMarcus Lawrence trigger is in the plans.