The Montreal Canadiens wrapped up their NHL Eastern Conference first-round play-off series as they beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 to complete a 4-0 sweep.
Jose Fernandez continued his superb start to the season with 14 strikeouts in a 1-0 win for the Miami Marlins over the Atlanta Braves.
FIFA’s top World Cup official has turned up the heat on Brazil as stadium work continues with just 50 days to go until the tournament kicks off.
Graham Ford believes Paul Farbrace will prove to be a positive appointment to England’s new-look coaching staff.
Albert Pujols has become the 26th member of baseball’s 500 home run club.
Former New Zealand rugby league captain Benji Marshall has officially been released from his union contract with the Auckland Blues.
American Luis Callazo insists he is fully focused on defeating Amir Khan on May 3.
Manager Nigel Adkins admitted a play-off place was Reading’s to throw away after they climbed back into the Sky Bet Championship’s top six with a 2-0 win over Middlesbrough.
World No 1 and defending champion Rafael Nadal will face fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos in the second round of the Barcelona Open following the latter’s victory over Nikolay Davydenko on Tuesday.
Ray Wilkins believes Carlo Ancelotti would be the perfect man to replace David Moyes as Manchester United manager.
Belle Vue Aces stole crucial points away from home as they drew 45-45 with Wolverhampton Wolves in a night of high drama at Monmore.
Scotland’s senior clubs have won a number of concessions from the Scottish Football Association over the way the game is structured.
Graeme Smith struck his first half century of the season for Surrey on Tuesday before Essex, who posted a target of 306 earlier in the day, took three quick wickets to seize control on day three of their Division Two clash.
Northamptonshire finished day three on 149-4, still 216 behind, after being asked to follow-on by Yorkshire.
Red Cadeaux is reported to have settled in well in Japan since arriving on Saturday ahead of a second bid at the Tenno Sho (Spring) at Kyoto on May 4.
Former heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs hijacked Wladimir Klitschko’s press conference on Tuesday to demand a fight with the reigning champion.
A dislike for fences has helped Decimus return to winning ways over the smaller obstacles as he took his hurdling tally to four at Ludlow.
Brentford have confirmed that midfielder Adam Forshaw has undergone ankle surgery.
Borussia Dortmund are confident that they can handle the loss of Robert Lewandowksi and will not ‘fall into a hole’.
Pep Guardiola is among those being tipped to succeed David Moyes at Manchester United, but the Spaniard says he is planning long-term at Bayern Munich.