Manchester United beat Brentford to bolster spot in Europa League

Manchester United beat Brentford to bolster spot in Europa League

Manchester United beat Brentford 3-0 on a rainy Monday night at Old Trafford with Portugal internationals Bruno Fernandes and Cristiano Ronaldo scoring to keep their team in sixth place in the Premier League.

Juan Mata and Nemanja Matic were given starts by departing coach Ralf Rangnick in what is likely their final season with the club, while Edinson Cavani, who is also expected to leave,

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UConn women’s basketball team regroups after Dorka Juhász injured: ‘Get this win for her’

BRIDGEPORT — Minutes after the UConn women’s basketball team completed an exhausting double-overtime victory over NC State in the regional final, the players circled Dorka Juhász as they celebrated at midcourt.

Juhász, her injured left arm in a sling, shared tears and smiles with her teammates. They hugged her, they placed a “Final Four” hat on her head, they made her the center of their post-game party.

Earlier in the night,

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Packers trading Davante Adams to Raiders; WR signing 5-year, $141.25M deal

Packers trading Davante Adams to Raiders; WR signing 5-year, $141.25M deal

Davante Adams said he wouldn’t play under the franchise tag for the Green Bay Packers, and that appears to be the case.

The Las Vegas Raiders are acquiring Adams from the Packers in exchange for their 2022 first- and second-round picks, and giving the superstar receiver a new five-year, $141.25 million contract, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported.

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March Madness guide: What to look for in the NCAA Tournament

March Madness guide: What to look for in the NCAA Tournament

March Madness is back, and it’s back with all its familiar sound and fury.

A year after attendance was limited, the 2022 NCAA basketball tournament is a full-go for fans again. Arenas – including Dickies Arena in Fort Worth – will be packed from San Diego to Buffalo, the road to a title paved with the sounds we’ve come to expect with all those buzzer beaters and breakout performances.

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The Braves Are Going to Miss Freddie Freeman

The Braves Are Going to Miss Freddie Freeman

Matt Olson is a great player, but Atlanta made a mistake in choosing an aging curve over the face of its franchise.

Fifteen years with the Braves, the last four as a top 10 MVP finisher, Freddie Freeman appears to be worth more to the Dodgers than to the only team he has known. It makes sense only when aging curves guide teams more than the halo effect of signing,

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Sources: Seattle Seahawks agree to trade QB Russell Wilson to Denver Broncos, get three players, picks

Sources: Seattle Seahawks agree to trade QB Russell Wilson to Denver Broncos, get three players, picks

After weeks of negotiations, in one of the biggest trades in NFL history, the Denver Broncos have agreed to send a significant package of players and draft picks to the Seattle Seahawks in exchange for Super Bowl-winning quarterback Russell Wilson, sources told ESPN on Tuesday.

The Broncos have agreed to trade quarterback Drew Lock, tight end Noah Fant,

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Three-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White to retire after Beijing Games

Three-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White to retire after Beijing Games

Snowboard great Shaun White has confirmed he will retire after Beijing 2022.

White, 35, won his first halfpipe gold at Turin 2006 and also took gold at Vancouver 2010 and Pyeongchang 2018. This is his fifth Olympics, but he confirmed at a news conference Saturday this will be his final Games.

“This has all had its amazing glow as I’ve decided this will be my last Olympics,”

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Stephen Curry, Warriors beat Kyrie Irving, Nets 110-106

Stephen Curry, Warriors beat Kyrie Irving, Nets 110-106

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Klay Thompson is right back to knocking down timely shots that help decide games and playing stingy defense on the other end.

Thompson hit the biggest shot yet of his 2 1/2-year injury comeback, smoothly sinking a 3-pointer with 12 seconds left to send the Golden State Warriors to a 110-106 victory over Kyrie Irving and the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night.

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Tom Brady retiring after 22 seasons, seven Super Bowl wins with New England Patriots, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, sources say

Tom Brady retiring after 22 seasons, seven Super Bowl wins with New England Patriots, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, sources say

Tom Brady is retiring from football after 22 seasons in which he won a historic seven Super Bowl titles, sources told ESPN on Saturday.

When Brady, widely considered the greatest quarterback in NFL history, left the field after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ loss to the Los Angeles Rams last weekend, he knew it was likely his final act as a football player,

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Baffling Man United leave more questions than answers despite thrashing Brentford in the end

Baffling Man United leave more questions than answers despite thrashing Brentford in the end

LONDON — Manchester United remain a baffling team to watch. Despite the confusion and disjointed play on Wednesday, United came away some impressive individual performances that led to three quality goals against a well-drilled Brentford side.

United’s 3-1 win had its positive takeaways, which may hold a wider significance further down the line: the well-taken Anthony Elanga goal,

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