Second-place Monaco's defense fell apart as struggling Toulouse rallied from 3-1 down to salvage a 3-3 draw in the French league on Saturday. Lopes swept in his second two minutes after the break, when Jovetic's half-volley crashed back off the post. He (Glik) didn't do anything, he just stood still and the referee gave a penalty, fellow center half Andrea Raggi said. Monaco is 11 points behind runaway league leader Paris Saint-Germain, which is at home to bitter rival Marseille on Sunday.
Tiger Woods broke 70 on the PGA Tour for the first time in nine rounds since his return from another back surgery. What mattered more to him was having a Sunday that might mean something at the Honda Classic. Woods had great control in more strong wind Saturday at PGA National and got up-and-down for birdie on the final hole for a 1-under 69. That left him seven shots out of the lead with 10 players in front of him going into the final round.
Inter Milan was booed by its fans and outplayed yet somehow beat bottom club Benevento 2-0 to move to third in Serie A on Saturday. Two goals in as many minutes from Milan Skriniar and Andrea Ranocchia helped Inter to only its second win in 11 matches. Handanovic saved well from Benevento forward Massimo Coda, who went close again early in the second half but shot over the crossbar.
Jeff Teague scored 25 points and dished seven assists, and the Minnesota Timberwolves pulled away for a 122-104 win over the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night at Target Center in Minneapolis. Andrew Wiggins scored 23 points on 10-for-18 shooting for Minnesota, which outscored Chicago 36-22 in the fourth quarter. On Saturday, an MRI showed Butler tore his meniscus but avoided damage to his anterior cruciate ligament.
Coming off a year in which he missed all but two games, Minnesota Vikings quarterback and pending free agent Sam Bradford absolutely intends to continue his NFL career in 2018, according to an NFL Network report. Andrews performed an arthroscopic procedure on Bradford's knee in November, cleaning up a bone spur and some cartilage that was causing discomfort. Bradford then started Week 5 against the Chicago Bears but was relieved at halftime after the knee continued to bother him.
GANGNEUNG, South Korea, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Sweden beat South Korea 8-3 to claim their third women's curling gold medal in four Winter Games on Sunday, ending the 'Garlic Girls' fairytale Olympic run that captivated the home nation. The only previous Asian team to win an Olympic medal were China's women, who won bronze at the 2010 Vancouver Games.
Third-seeded Lucas Pouille remains on course for his second ATP title of the season after beating qualifier Ilya Ivashka 6-3, 7-6 (6) to reach the Open 13 final on Saturday. The 16th-ranked Pouille won the Open Sud de France two weeks ago and is gunning for his sixth career title. He will face Karen Khachanov of Russia, who beat fourth-seeded Tomas Berdych 6-3, 6-2. Pouille looked to be cruising when he led 3-1 in the second set, but the 193rd-ranked Belarusian broke back for 3-3.
Palmieri, who was four years old when Elias made his debut for the Devils on Dec 7, 1995, recorded his 13th career multi-goal game and first since March 17 at Pittsburgh. Taylor Hall registered a point in his 21st consecutive appearance and ran his points streak to 14 straight Devils games by setting up both of Palmieri's tallies. Hall has 14 goals and 16 assists in his last 21 contests and recorded his 19th multi-point game of the season.
The win was the Warriors' first in three tries against the Thunder this season. The Warriors led 70-66 before their decisive 14-0 burst, which began with 3- and two-point hoops by Durant. The Thunder, who were completing a three-day, two-game Northern California swing, never threatened in the fourth quarter. Young and Klay Thompson also scored in double figures for the Warriors, who improved their record to just 7-6 against Northwest Division competition.
As the fourth edition of the ISL heads towards its climax, former India footballer Bhaichung Bhutia expects a thrilling finish. The Hero Indian Super League is heading to a nail-biting finish as it's now all about that rat race as to who can sneak into the last four. Looking back, FC Goa may just be cursing themselves as they have gone winless in their last five matches.
It was the sixth win in eight games for the Coyotes (18-33-10, 46) who still have the fewest points in the NHL, one behind the Buffalo Sabres. Raanta, who recorded his 10th career shutout, then made it stand up. Anaheim pulled Miller with 1:25 left but Domi quickly extended the lead with an empty-netter with 1:01 remaining. Arizona, which is just 10-17-4 at home this season, also improved to 4-1-1 in its last six home games.
Each skater works up a separate routine that they use all year. Canada's bronze-winning pair Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford used a folding chair for an emotional rendition of Billy Joel's Piano Man. Boyang Jin of China, known for his quadruple jump prowess, obliged with several in his Spiderman routine. Japanese men's champion Yuzuru Hanyu's routine was dedicated to the victims of Japan's massive March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
The International Olympic Committee on Sunday upheld the ban of Russia from the Pyeongchang Winter Games because of doping, denying the 168 athletes competing here as Olympic Athletes from Russia the right to march in the opening ceremony under their country's flag. The IOC's full membership unanimously approved the recommendation of the executive board just hours before the final competition of the Olympics. IOC President Thomas Bach said a condition for Russia's reinstatement was no further positive drug tests at these Olympics.
GANGNEUNG, South Korea, Feb 25 (Reuters) - When the Olympic flame goes out on Sunday life will go on for the nearly 3,000 athletes who thrilled, inspired or disappointed at the Pyeongchang Winter Games. For some their Olympic journey will have just begun; for others it is the end of a long, wintry road to destinations unknown. Some will return to school, some will move into the coaching ranks - and some will run away to join the circus.
Lionel Messi gave another masterful performance and Luis Suarez scored a hat trick to lead Barcelona to a new club record after routing Girona 6-1 in the Spanish league on Saturday. Messi took his competition-leading tally to 22 goals as Barcelona increased its lead of the Spanish league to 10 points before second-place Atletico Madrid visits Sevilla on Sunday. After setting up the first of Suarez's goals, Messi danced around two defenders to give Barcelona the lead on the half-hour mark.
South Africa picked three fulltime spinners in Tabraiz Shamsi and Aaron Phangiso, alongside Duminy whereas India didn't bother bowling their own fulltime spinner Axar Patel his full quota of four overs. Skipper Duminy's knock kept South Africa in the hunt and Jonker's brisk innings, in fact, gave the hosts a good chance towards the end, except that the effort came too late. Kohli sat out with a stiff lower back and the team management said it is nothing serious and he will recover soon.