With a multi-billion dollar new broadcast rights deal set to kick in for the 2016-17 season, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says ”it’s a very good time” for the league right now – and, he stressed, the players too. Silver said the new agreement with ESPN and TNT will have a ”significant impact on the viability” of teams.
Donald Trump turned a brief trip to a golf tournament in Scotland into an extension of his presidential campaign trail when he attended the Women’s British Open at his plush Turnberry resort on Thursday. Questions to Trump were restricted to golf and his future plans for Turnberry, the world’s media had been warned.
Exeter moved back into the Aviva Premiership’s top four courtesy of a 21-10 victory over league leaders Northampton at Sandy Park.
Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic appeared to be hit by an object thrown from the crowd as the Blues celebrated a late winner at QPR on Sunday.
Hibernian remain in second place in the Scottish Championship after they beat bitter rivals Hearts 2-0 in a pulsating Edinburgh derby at Easter Road.
Sir Bradley Wiggins’ dream of winning Paris-Roubaix in his final race for Team Sky fell short despite two determined attacks as John Degenkolb sprinted to a deserved victory.
Barry Cowan believes Rafael Nadal can repair his fragile confidence on clay as he answers the five big questions about this week’s Monte Carlo Masters.
Brian McDermott revealed Jamie Peacock “probably shouldn’t have played” after the veteran prop inspired Leeds to a 28-18 win at Salford.
The PW McGrath Memorial Ballysax Stakes was supposed to be all about John F Kennedy but the 1/4 favourite was usurped by 10/1 outsider Success Days.
Johann Berg Gudmundsson netted 15 minutes from time to earn Charlton a 1-1 draw at Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday.
Christophe Berra’s 83rd minute header pushed Ipswich back into the play-off places after a pulsating 3-2 victory over relegated Blackpool.
Gary Hooper came off the bench to snatch a dramatic stoppage-time winner to keep Norwich City on track for automatic promotion in the Sky Bet Championship after Neil Lennon’s battling Bolton came within minutes of gaining a point before the match ended 2-1.