• Twins draft California prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No. 1
Twins draft California prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No. 1

Also an option at number one was California high schooler Hunter Greene , who boasts a 102-mph fastball and played shortstop for Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks. "So I think they're pretty pumped up for that, so we'll see how it works out". There's also the matter of a newly compressed first-round slotting system under the Collective Ba...

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  • Deal Close - Liverpool to Sign $56million Star in Days
Deal Close - Liverpool to Sign $56million Star in Days

The Corriere dello Sport report adds that this week will be decisive and that there could be an announcement at the beginning of this week. The Reds have been in talks over a deal for the Egyptian over the past two weeks, but it seemed the deal was on the rocks after Roma rejected Liverpool's initial bid of £28million .

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  • Golden State Warriors win 2017 NBA Championship, beat Cavs 129-120
Golden State Warriors win 2017 NBA Championship, beat Cavs 129-120

And how does anyone catch up to the Warriors when they're positioned to have Steph Curry , Kevin Durant , Klay Thompson and Draymond Green in and near their primes for the foreseeable future? A person has paid $133,000 on the Warriors resale site for 2 floor tickets to tonight's Game 5 of the NBA Finals.

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  • Lewis Hamilton WINS Canadian Grand Prix in a Mercedes One-Two - Vettel 4th
Lewis Hamilton WINS Canadian Grand Prix in a Mercedes One-Two - Vettel 4th

Hamilton's victory has cut Vettel's advantage to 12 points and he was delighted with the way his team had responded after a hard weekend in Monaco in the last Grand Prix when the 32-year-old endured endless issues with his W08. Then, with Ferrari's championship leader Sebastian Vettel piling on the pressure with a time only 0.004 slower, th...

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  • Bangladesh facing uphill battle against Australia
Bangladesh facing uphill battle against Australia

Bangladesh have been bundled out for a measly 182 by Australia in their Group A game in the Champions Trophy. But Aussie skipper Steve Smith said there could have been a "bit more urgency" to get the covers off when the rain stopped, with his team just four overs away from securing a much-needed tournament win.

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  • Warriors head to Game 5 with Green in tow
Warriors head to Game 5 with Green in tow

The two best players in the world, one winning his first National Basketball Association championship, the other losing despite a Herculean effort. We did that, and hopefully we can do it Monday night. Kyrie Irving led all scorers with 40 points and LeBron James broke all kinds of records as he posted a triple-double. "They're not letting him ge...

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  • Nadal Wins 10th French Open Title
Nadal Wins 10th French Open Title

Nadal had played down La Decima . He is now 79-2 at the French Open over his career and 102-2 in all best-of-five-set matches on clay. “For me to be here for many years is hard to describe. "Nine here is probably hard". "I feel that I have been playing well since the start of this season and it has been very special". But there is no doubt...

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  • Gareth Southgate: England Under-20 glory has 'raised the bar for everybody'
Gareth Southgate: England Under-20 glory has 'raised the bar for everybody'

Southgate said: "A couple of years ago we made a big decision to improve the games programme to give our younger teams better experience of playing teams from around the world". 'We got the main trophy then I got told that I was going to win the Golden Ball, so that topped it off nicely. The two South American sides had met on Thursday in the sem...

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  • Phillies select Adam Haseley in first round of MLB Draft
Phillies select Adam Haseley in first round of MLB Draft

The Diamondbacks made a shocker pick at 7th overall, selecting not Adam Haseley , but his teammate Pavin Smith. The Phillies used the eighth overall pick to take add another outfield prospect to the mix. The latest mock drafts Matt included have the Phillies evenly split between Pavin Smith and Adam Haseley. The 21-year-old hit.390 with 14 h...

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  • Gatorade announces NC high school soccer player of the year
Gatorade announces NC high school soccer player of the year

Richardson is the first Gatorade Mississippi Boys Soccer Player of the Year to be chosen from Northwest Rankin High School. Stafford went on to Wake Forest, where he finished with 36 goals and 19 assists during his career and was a 2000 All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection.

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  • MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa on pole for Catalan Grand Prix
MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa on pole for Catalan Grand Prix

The Honda garage had reason to celebrate as it completed the podium, with Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa finishing in second and third respectively. Italian rider Andrea Dovizioso tightened the MotoGP championship fight after winning the Catalonia Grand Prix from a seventh-place start on Sunday.

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  • Benintendi hits two homers as Red Sox earn split in Baltimore
Benintendi hits two homers as Red Sox earn split in Baltimore

Prior to Thursday night's game in Baltimore , Rodriguez took a spill as he finished throwing his warmup pitches. The Red Sox are 9-3 in their last 12 Sunday games, and 5-0 in Sale's last five starts with four days' rest. Porcello has had some shaky starts this year, but I think he is slowly getting back to his Cy Young form of a year ago. ...

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  • Warriors have chance to clinch National Basketball Association title at home
Warriors have chance to clinch National Basketball Association title at home

Except this time, Durant is standing where Harrison Barnes once did. James , though, wouldn't concede the Cavs have the Warriors right where they want them. We have to manage him better. How? It starts from 3. Thompson's 25.6 minutes per game are the most for any traditional post player in the series, and the Cavaliers have performed w...

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  • Draymond Green Ejected, Then Reinstated, After Officiating Error
Draymond Green Ejected, Then Reinstated, After Officiating Error

Which, according to the official box score should have been his second of the game, resulting in an ejection. In the midst of the bewilderment, the referees explained that the technical in the first half was given to Kerr even though Green appeared to be the one yelling and contesting the loudest.

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  • Fan paid $133000 for tickets to Game 5 of the NBA Finals
Fan paid $133000 for tickets to Game 5 of the NBA Finals

Expect the battle to be joined as the Warriors , on the brink of an National Basketball Association title but coming off their first loss in two months, try to clinch before home supporters. They were the aggressor every time. "For us, every game's a game seven". "I hope we're a little more nervous". His 25-foot triple led to a 93-89 win, which ga...

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  • Zaza won't be suspended after his Game 5 swipe
Zaza won't be suspended after his Game 5 swipe

They look at being down 3-1 and recall it didn't prevent them from beating the Warriors three straight times last June to take the championship. The Cavs did a good job of using the high screen with Irving to great effect. Whether it's the correct call or not, Green crying about the call remains consistent. Green wasn't happy about that eithe...

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  • England show their 'character' as Kane snatches late draw against Scotland
England show their 'character' as Kane snatches late draw against Scotland

Kane's goal was his sixth in 18 worldwide appearances and came at the end of his first game under Southgate, after injuries had kept him out of England's six previous matches. "We kept on going". Germany take a stroll Forward Sandro Wagner scored a hat-trick, his first goals for Germany, to lead the world champions to a predictably comfortable 7-...

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  • Mike Ashley 'willing to sell Newcastle United' amid Chinese interest
Mike Ashley 'willing to sell Newcastle United' amid Chinese interest

Newcastle forward Daryl Murphy has revealed that manager Rafael Benitez is preparing to spend big in the transfer window. The 34-year-old has spent the majority of his career in the Championship and is likely to remain in the second tier of English football, as several clubs in the division would certainly benefit from having a player of his ...

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  • Tanner Houck goes #24 to the Red Sox
Tanner Houck goes #24 to the Red Sox

Advance Rookie Great Falls is also a possibility, he said. Congratulations to Gavin Sheets who, like Stuart Fairchild, has been an incredibly exciting player to watch during his three years as a Diamond Deac. Sheets was a top five power hitter in the nation over the course of the season, raking in a ridiculous 21 home runs and 84 RBI's on the bac...

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  • Draymond Green gets in the mix in Game 4 against Cavs
Draymond Green gets in the mix in Game 4 against Cavs

For the rest of the game, Cavs fans heckled Draymond continuously. "Fans here are just rude". Goble, speaking to a pool reporter after the game, took the blame for the miscommunication. Green finished with 16 points and 14 rebounds but the Warriors still lost 137-116 to the Cleveland Cavaliers . Cleveland survived another day, and created the ...

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  • Apple To Disallow Custom Prompts For App Ratings
Apple To Disallow Custom Prompts For App Ratings

The updated App Store rules reveal the hard restrictions led by Apple on the appearance of app review prompts and the number of time the users sees them. It means you won't be constantly asked to give the app an up to date rating and you'll only get a few notifications over the course of a year. This, however, does have some downsides to consumer...

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  • Cavs coach Tyronn Lue pleased by feisty turn to Finals
Cavs coach Tyronn Lue pleased by feisty turn to Finals

They added Durant , seeking his first National Basketball Association title after leaving Oklahoma City, but a loss would bring a game six Thursday in Cleveland and perhaps a winner-take-all Sunday showdown in Oakland . Cavaliers , who won Game 4 with some good game from LeBron James , Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving , will look upon their ...

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  • Warriors have chance to clinch NBA title at home
Warriors have chance to clinch NBA title at home

If not for missed shots by Cleveland's Kyrie Irving and Kyle Korver in the final minute of Game 3 , the series could have been tied 2-2 going into Monday night and it would be on the way to becoming one of the epic championships of the era.

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  • India thrash South Africa to reach ICC Champions Trophy semis
India thrash South Africa to reach ICC Champions Trophy semis

The South Africa Test skipper failed to make up for the run-out disappointments as he was bowled by Hardik Pandya for 36 as the Proteas faced up to another crushing blow at an ICC tournament. About the game against Bangladesh , he said, "We played in Birmingham, we like that pitch, suits our game". "Because I'm a good captain‚" De Villiers...

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  • Pitcher? Hitter? Both? MLB draft marked by 2-way players
Pitcher? Hitter? Both? MLB draft marked by 2-way players

As a hitter, McKay has a.343 batting average, 17 home runs, 13 doubles, 56 RBIs and a.464 on-base percentage this season. The Rays selected McKay on Monday night over several other potential prospects and experts on the MLB Network expect that McKay will start out with the Rays as a first baseman.

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  • MLB DRAFT: Twins hoping for more Mauer magic with No. 1 pick
MLB DRAFT: Twins hoping for more Mauer magic with No. 1 pick

The draft will pick up Tuesday with rounds 3 through 10. "Cody would have taken him 1/1 I think", Marlins vice president of scouting Stan Meek said. Each team employs area scouts to get a comprehensive understanding of the talent in each region. In its latest mock draft , Baseball America has Faedo going 10th overall to the Los Angeles An...

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  • Gore goes third in draft
Gore goes third in draft

The 18-year-old committed to East Carolina in 2015, but is unlikely to turn down a multi-million dollar signing bonus to skip college and join the Padres' system right away. Gore finished his career with a state record for ERA with an unprecedented 0.35 runs earned and only loss two games in his 43 game career. He was certainly worthy of those ac...

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  • MLB Predictions: Will Pirates beat Rockies in Taillon's return? 6/12/17
MLB Predictions: Will Pirates beat Rockies in Taillon's return? 6/12/17

Starting pitcher Jameson Taillon will take to the mound just five weeks after undergoing surgery to treat testicular cancer . The Colorado Rockies are sitting in first place in the National League West but their lead over the Dodgers is just a game despite playing well.

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  • Court largely upholds block on Trump's revised travel ban
Court largely upholds block on Trump's revised travel ban

Declaring that government policy on immigration "is not a one-person show", a federal appeals court on Monday upheld all of the key parts of a federal judge's order barring enforcement of President Trump's new limits on immigration. Izzy Berdan wears an American flag as he chants slogans with other demonstrators during a rally against President...

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  • Warriors' Draymond Green will be on the court for this Game 5
Warriors' Draymond Green will be on the court for this Game 5

According to business reporter Darren Rovell of ESPN , the Warriors are 8-point favorites to win tomorrow's Game 5 at the Oracle Arena, where Golden State could capture their second championship in three years. "They don't just lay down and die", Durant said. The Cavs got the win in Game 4 on Friday behind some remarkable shooting. W...

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  • Dhananjaya de Silva could get Sri Lanka nod for Pakistan clash
Dhananjaya de Silva could get Sri Lanka nod for Pakistan clash

While Faf du Plessis added 36 from 50 balls, South Africa couldn't push the run rate into higher numbers, and India punished every single mistake the Proteas made. And the primary reason for that victory was South Africa's suicidal running between the wickets. "We normally don't bat that way". The fourth and fifth run outs by India in...

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  • Game 4 referees clarify technical foul confusion
Game 4 referees clarify technical foul confusion

This is the story of the time in the hectic third quarter when Warriors power forward Draymond Green briefly was ejected for his second technical foul, only to have the officials determine that the first was on coach Steve Kerr . An officer intervened, and moments later, shoving ensued that involved two males. That was the extent of the incide...

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  • Florida beats Wake Forest 3-0, earns final spot in Omaha
Florida beats Wake Forest 3-0, earns final spot in Omaha

Right-handed ace Alex Faedo, selected by Detroit with the 18th overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft early in the game, tossed the final two innings for his first career save. He immediately allowed a single to Maronpot, but he quickly settled down and struck out Wake Forest's next three batters. Dyson would be spotted two more runs in th...

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  • Southgate and Kane on Scotland draw
Southgate and Kane on Scotland draw

Harry Kane's injury-time equaliser did more than earn England another point on the road to next year's World Cup in Russian Federation, it was also a "huge moment" in the young team's growth, manager Gareth Southgate said. Scotland had started the game aggressively, roared on by a capacity 52,000 crowd but England gradually took control a...

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  • Kabul protest that left several dead enters second day
Kabul protest that left several dead enters second day

He said three suicide bombers had hidden in the crowds and detonated their vests at the start of prayers, calling for an investigation into how the attackers were able to get so close to the high-profile funeral. The Taleban denied any role and there has been no comment from so-called Islamic State militants, who are usually quick to claim attack...

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