4 most surprising aspects of Liverpool's unlikely triumph

The stage wasn’t set for a comeback. The powers seemed to conspire against Liverpool, who had to score four goals against Barcelona without Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah. It was hardly a recipe for success. But they did it anyway. Liverpool invoked their inner Istanbul to pull off an improbable 4-3 win on aggregate in […]

Tottenham into final after Lucas' late heroics complete manic comeback

This Champions League campaign is wild. Lucas Moura capped his hat-trick with one of the final kicks of Wednesday’s Champions League semifinal in Amsterdam, sending Tottenham Hotspur through to the tournament’s showpiece against Liverpool on June 1. Spurs overcame a 2-0 halftime deficit to beat Ajax 3-2 in the second leg, advancing with a 3-3 […]

Kang rallies again at Byron Nelson for 1st PGA Tour victory

AP Published 11:41 a.m. ET May 12, 2019 | Updated 8:57 p.m. ET May 12, 2019 DALLAS (AP) — Sung Kang was a teenager when his father started sending him from South Korea to North Texas in the winters and summers to work on his golf game. The 31-year-old Kang, who now lives in the […]

In Paris, Tommy Paul of US will seek Slam success like pals

AP Published 2:44 a.m. ET May 13, 2019 Tommy Paul paid close attention as his friends and countrymen Frances Tiafoe, Taylor Fritz and Reilly Opelka produced headline-worthy performances at the Australian Open. Now Paul aims to make his own Grand Slam breakthrough when he heads to his first French Open main draw in two weeks, […]

Emotional Embiid 'can't explain' Game 7 loss

TORONTO — Joel Embiid walked off the court in tears following the Philadelphia 76ers’ 92-90 Game 7 loss to the Toronto Raptors on Sunday, as Philadelphia’s playoff run ended in the final seconds of the final game of the Eastern Conference semifinals. He had played 45 minutes, more than he ever had in regulation, and […]

Anatomy of a miracle: Breaking down Spurs' winning goal against Ajax

Wow. Amid the manic celebrations, the flailing limbs, and the stunned screams of the commentators trying to grasp what just happened, it was difficult to comprehend how, exactly, Tottenham completed their improbable comeback against Ajax on Wednesday. Down 3-0 on aggregate, against a fearless young team that had already steamrolled through some of Europe’s most […]

Eagles to add Kessler to QB mix, source says

PHILADELPHIA — The Eagles will sign quarterback Cody Kessler on Monday, a league source confirmed. Kessler, who was released by the Jacksonville Jaguars last week, has appeared in 16 games for the Cleveland Browns and Jaguars since joining the league in 2016, completing 64 percent of his passes with eight touchdowns and five interceptions. The […]