Roger Federer to Miss French Open After Knee Surgery

“My right knee has been bothering me for a little while,” Roger Federer said.ETRoger Federer announced on Thursday that he had undergone surgery on his right knee and would miss a series of tournaments, including the French Open in May.

Creative Scoring, High Drama and Zion Williamson: All-Star Takeaways

So as regular-season play resumes, here are my five biggest takeaways from what we saw (and didn’t see) in Chicago:The Anthony Davis free throw that clinched the All-Star Game was not the biggest problem with the “Elam” scoring system.The biggest names in the game, playing as hard as they did, is what basketball romantics like myself have always hoped the All-Star Game could be.

Manchester City Defiant Despite Champions League Ban

”“We did cooperate with this process,” Manchester City’s chief executive, Ferran Soriano, said in an interview on the club’s website.Hours later, Manchester City’s manager, Pep Guardiola, spoke to reporters after the team’s first home match since the ban was imposed and said he was standing with the club “100 percent.

N.F.L. Owners Propose Adding Two Teams to Playoff Format

Commissioner Roger Goodell will meet with team owners on Thursday to discuss the proposed new collective bargaining agreement.On that first weekend, the next six teams in each conference would face each other, as opposed to four teams now.

Kyrie Irving to Miss Rest of Season for the Nets

Kyrie Irving after he was injured during the second half of a Nets game against the Washington Wizards on Feb.ETNets guard Kyrie Irving will have an operation on his ailing right shoulder and miss the rest of the regular season, Sean Marks, the team’s general manager, told reporters on Thursday.

Daytona 500: How Ryan Newman’s Last Lap Ended in Flames

Auto Racing|Daytona 500: How Ryan Newman’s Last Lap Ended in FlamesNewman was in position to win the Daytona 500 on the race’s final turn Monday.18, 2020There are 200 scheduled laps in the Daytona 500, but it was the last one of this year’s race on Monday that will be most remembered.

Atlético Madrid Takes Early Lead to Beat Liverpool

Soccer|Atlético Madrid Takes Early Lead to Beat LiverpoolAtlético Madrid 1, Liverpool 0Atlético came in as the underdog against the reigning European champions, who couldn’t find a way to break through the Spanish team’s defense.Rodrigo Jimenez/EPA, via ShutterstockMADRID — Atlético Madrid scored early and then defended well to beat Liverpool, 1-0, in the first leg of the Champions League’s round of 16 on Tuesday, spoiling the reigning champion’s return to the place where it had won the European title last year.

Tokyo Marathon Restricted to Elite Athletes Over Coronavirus Outbreak

This year’s race has been restricted to about 200 athletes, down from an expected 38,000 runners.Behrouz Mehri/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesThe Tokyo Marathon, one of the world’s largest races, with an estimated 38,000 runners, has been restricted to elite runners because of new cases of the coronavirus confirmed within Japan, organizers announced Monday.