France battle past Austria but Mbappe suffers facial injury

DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) — France delivered a 100th victory for manager Didier Deschamps as they edged a tenacious Austria side 1-0 in their opening Group D match at Euro 2024 but it came at a cost as talisman Kylian Mbappe suffered a suspected broken nose on Monday.

Slovakia stuns wasteful Belgium as VAR twice denies Lukaku

FRANKFURT, Germany — Ivan Schranz scored Slovakia’s quickest goal at a major tournament to take his side to a gritty 1-0 victory over a wasteful Belgium in the European Championship on Monday, providing the first upset of the continental finals in Germany.

Reaction to Germany’s 5-1 win over Scotland in Euro 2024 opener

MUNICH, Germany (Reuters) — Following is reaction from Friday’s Euro 2024 opening game in which Germany beat 10-man Scotland 5-1, with goals from Florian Wirtz, Jamal Musiala, Kai Havertz, Niclas Fullkrug and Emre Can for Germany, and an own goal by Antonio Ruediger for the Scots.

Luka Doncic, Mavs avert sweep with Game 4 blowout

DALLAS — Luka Doncic scored 25 of his 29 points in the first half, Kyrie Irving added 21 points and the Dallas Mavericks avoided a sweep with a 122-84 rout of the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Friday.