Naomi Osaka withdrew from the French Open on Monday after her decision to boycott media obligations touched off a controversy in Paris, resulting in fines and a warning from tennis’ Grand Slam governing body.
Why did Peter DeBoer start Robin Lehner over Marc-Andre Fleury? The veteran coach had a reason for doing so, and it involved planned rest for Fleury.
LeBron James may be asked to do a little more than usual on Tuesday night for the Lakers as Anthony Davis deals with a groin injury. If that’s the case, then LeBron is ready for the challenge of upping his scoring load.
Davis left for the locker room in the first half of LA’s Game 4 loss to Phoenix. He did not return to the game.
Boston police charged Cole Buckley, a 21-year-old Celtics fan, with a felony after he was accused of throwing a water bottle at star Nets guard Kyrie Irving during Game 4 on Sunday.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Arkansas was rewarded Monday for its dominant run through the Southeastern Conference, landing the No. 1 national seed in the NCAA baseball tournament.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities said a huge American flag and several smaller flags were stolen from a Southern California veterans cemetery over the Memorial Day weekend.
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday suggested France will pull troops from Mali if the country’s institutional instability persists and inhibits the fight against Islamic extremists.
BERLIN (AP) — Officials from around the globe begin three weeks of grueling climate talks Monday that will involve grappling with a number of thorny political issues without the benefit of face-to-face meetings, due to pandemic restrictions.
MILAN (AP) — Two former owners of a troubled steel plant in southern Italy were convicted Monday of toxic pollution that prosecutors say cost hundreds of lives. They were each sentenced to more than two decades in prison.
DENVER (AP) — NHL commissioner Gary Bettman upheld an eight-game suspension issued to Colorado Avalanche forward Nazem Kadri following his illegal check to the head of Blues defenseman Justin Faulk in Game 2 of a first-round series against St. Louis.
Naomi Osaka wrote on Twitter on Monday that “the best thing for the tournament” would be if she withdrew from the French Open, a dramatic turn of events for the four-time Grand Slam champion and former No. 1-ranked player.
A list of moves and shakes across the music business, including at Republic Records, Arista Records, Position Music, BMG and more.