• Trump says Scalise shooter is dead
Trump says Scalise shooter is dead

Trump says in a televised statement from the White House that while the political parties may have their differences, it's worth remembering that everyone who serves in Washington is here because they love the United States. (AP) - The Illinois man who shot a top Republican congressman and several other people Wednesday. Rep. Ron De...

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  • Why Lindelof is a statement signing for Mourinho and Man Utd
Why Lindelof is a statement signing for Mourinho and Man Utd

The £31million Swedish defender played for his country against Norway last night and United expect him to jet in to Manchester and complete his medical at Carrington later today. Aerial duels: Victor Lindelof won 2.2 aerial duels while Bailly 1.5 (He should bring more with respect to defending crosses and challenging tall players).

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  • Banks penalty gives Highlanders win over Lions
Banks penalty gives Highlanders win over Lions

Center Jonathan Joseph and winger Tommy Seymour scored earlier tries as the Lions were goaded by the Highlanders into producing some of their best attacking form on tour. We were a little bit inaccurate at times. The first three-and-a-half minutes set the tone, with non-stop rugby from both teams eventually resulting in a successful penalt...

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  • Penguins goalie Matt Murray goes from sidelined to shutouts
Penguins goalie Matt Murray goes from sidelined to shutouts

By the time the Penguins reached the final, the team seemed to be exhausted, with the Nashville Predators carrying much of the play for the first four games. Predators Colton Sisson scored a goal in the second period but it was not allowed - the referee had blown the play dead just before the puck ended up in the net.

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  • Andy Murray overcomes tough Del Potro in French Open
Andy Murray overcomes tough Del Potro in French Open

Murray needed almost three hours to get past the 29th-seeded del Potro at Court Philippe Chatrier under a cloud-filled sky. Del Potro came into the match nursing a groin injury, and was a doubt for the tournament because of shoulder and back problems, but he credited Murray for turning the match around.

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  • Why Is Dennis Rodman In North Korea Again?
Why Is Dennis Rodman In North Korea Again?

The NBA Hall of Famer, who wore a black t-shirt with PotCoin emblazoned on it, briefly spoke to reporters before his flight from Beijing to Pyongyang. Rodman added in the tweet that he would "discuss my mission upon my return to the US". Guess we'll just have to wait to find out more about Rodman's controversial visit to the country until h...

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  • Kevin Durant's non-foul on LeBron James looms large in Warriors' run
Kevin Durant's non-foul on LeBron James looms large in Warriors' run

Green, who played a total of 44 minutes with 10 points, 12 rebounds, 5 assists and two steals, also set aside any grievances over the officiating, particularly in Game 4, saying he understood the calls made given the physicality of both teams .

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  • NZ into America's Cup challenger play-off with win over Britain
NZ into America's Cup challenger play-off with win over Britain

Japan's America's Cup dream ended as SoftBank Team Japan went down 5-3 to Sweden's Artemis Racing in their semifinal on Friday. Artemis had been down 3-1 before winning three straight races against Team Japan on Thursday to reach match point.

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  • Kohli Reclaims Top Spot in ICC ODI Rankings for Batsmen
Kohli Reclaims Top Spot in ICC ODI Rankings for Batsmen

After a surprise group defeat by Sri Lanka in a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day worldwide sides, India responded to their "win or go home" clash against South Africa with a commanding eight-wicket victory over the top-ranked Proteas at the Oval last weekend.

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  • Rafael Nadal tops Stan Wawrinka for record 10th Roland Garros title
Rafael Nadal tops Stan Wawrinka for record 10th Roland Garros title

I just won the most important event of the year for me, so that's the only thing that matters today. "It's truly fantastic", he said in French. Rafael Nadal has been given a replica of the French Open trophy to mark his 10 titles at Roland Garros .

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  • Lakers want Lonzo Ball in for second workout
Lakers want Lonzo Ball in for second workout

In addition to Jackson, fellow prospect De'Aaron Fox worked out for Lakers management. Ball said he has sold more than 500 pairs of the ZO2 shoes, but expects sales to pick up more due to a looming deadline. They have been the worst defensive team in the league for three consecutive seasons. Earlier this afternoon, ESPN's Jovan Buha reported th...

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  • India knock out South Africa to reach Champions Trophy semi-finals
India knock out South Africa to reach Champions Trophy semi-finals

It surely must have made South Africa go on the back foot. Dismissing de Villiers and David Miller with their brilliant fielding, Team India enjoyed a huge boost in confidence. It's as simple as that. The Proteas' openers did a fine job stringing together overs early in the first innings, with Quinton de Kock (53 from 72 balls) and H...

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  • Twins select California high school SS Royce Lewis No. 1 overall
Twins select California high school SS Royce Lewis No. 1 overall

Five were selected during the second round and Competitive Balance Round B, including Blue Jays second-rounder Hagen Danner, who was thought by most to be more of a pitching prospect, but the total absence of backstops during the first round was interesting.

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  • Sessions says he was never briefed on Russian interference
Sessions says he was never briefed on Russian interference

The key missing detail of the exchange between Comey and Trump: what was actually said during the February conversation. The attorney general, who recommended Comey be fired , declined to discuss his conversations with the president on the subject, citing a "longstanding policy" that Justice officials not comment on such private discussions...

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  • Police Arrest Tiger Woods After He Was Found Asleep At The Wheel
Police Arrest Tiger Woods After He Was Found Asleep At The Wheel

While in custody, Woods submitted to breath tests to determine if he had been drinking alchohol, and twice blew 0.000. The former world No.1 golfer was found asleep with the engine of his stationary Mercedes running near his Florida home, according to an affadavit released yesterday.

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  • LeBron and co not about to give up on NBA Finals
LeBron and co not about to give up on NBA Finals

The Warriors set the North American sports playoff win streak mark with their 15th consecutive triumph, moving past the NHL Pittsburgh Penguins' 14-game run from the 1992 and 1993 Stanley Cup playoffs. EST. "We just wanted to hang around", Durant said. "We know if we get off the board and push, we're a unsafe team", Durant said. "I'm just t...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo Accused of Tax Fraud by Spanish State Prosecutor
Cristiano Ronaldo Accused of Tax Fraud by Spanish State Prosecutor

State prosecutors in Spain accused Real Madrid soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo of failing to pay $16.5 million in taxes on Tuesday. Ronaldo denied the accusations through his representatives late on Tuesday. In addition, they say he only declared 11,5 million euros of Spanish-related income from 2011 to 2014, while what he really earned d...

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  • Blues romp to opening Origin win
Blues romp to opening Origin win

Cooper Cronk will receive a rare honour tonight when he becomes just the 27th player to be awarded the Dick "Tosser" Turner Medal for making his 20th Origin appearance. But he has warned his team not to discount a wounded Maroons outfit. Asked if the win signalled the end of the Maroons' dominance and the dawn of a new era, Daley said: "N...

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  • Premier League chiefs plan Saturday night peak-time kick-offs for football fans
Premier League chiefs plan Saturday night peak-time kick-offs for football fans

It's been less than a month since the end of the last campaign, but the focus on the 2017/18 season will begin in earnest on Wednesday, when Premier League fixtures are revealed. Contrary to reports last week, Standard Sport understands Sunday morning kick-offs with Asia-based viewers in mind are not now under consideration.

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  • Arena rebuilds US confidence after Klinsmann
Arena rebuilds US confidence after Klinsmann

Bradley said after the game that the USA was guilty of letting "a lot of little things drop" during their calamitous start to the Hex previous year. Bradley's goal gave the Americans some confidence, but as the game progressed, Mexico dominated more and more of the play. As the match wore on, Hector Herrera and Jonathan Dos Santos did a bette...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo denies wrongdoing over Spanish taxes
Cristiano Ronaldo denies wrongdoing over Spanish taxes

It said the Portugal forward "took advantage of a business structure created in 2010 to hide from fiscal authorities income generated in Spain from image rights". Ronaldo is accused or "four crimes against the Public Treasury between 2011 and 2014, which involves tax fraud €14,768,897 ($16.5 million)", the Public Prosecutor said in a statement, re...

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  • Tapwrit claims Belmont Stakes glory for Todd Pletcher
Tapwrit claims Belmont Stakes glory for Todd Pletcher

Two of those involved oh-so-close photo finishes, when Commissioner missed by a head against Tonalist in 2014 and Destin was nipped by nothing more than Creator's nose a year ago. The location is also meaningful for Pletcher, who works out of Belmont Park . Pletcher's belief in Tapwrit took hold in the past month. "He ran a very good rac...

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  • Dash Cam Footage of Tiger Woods' Arrest Released
Dash Cam Footage of Tiger Woods' Arrest Released

Wednesday police released the dashcam video of Woods going through the sobriety test. Woods is then asked by the second officer if he's taken any illegal substances or has been drinking, and he is adamant in saying he had not. Police records show Woods confirmed the taking of four prescription drugs; Solarex, Vicodin, Torix and Vioxx. Two breat...

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  • French Open Day 7: Murray finds clay game
French Open Day 7: Murray finds clay game

Murray leads the 29th-seeded Del Potro 6-3 in head-to-head matches, but this is their first meeting in a major since Murray's win at the U.S. Open quarterfinals in 2008. 3rd seed Stan Wawrinka saved 4 set points in the opener before running away with 16 of the last 19 games to beat Italy's Fabio Fognini 7-6 (7/2), 6-0, 6-2.

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  • Sunderland in talks with Aberdeen over deal for Derek McInnes
Sunderland in talks with Aberdeen over deal for Derek McInnes

An unscheduled board meeting has been arranged at Pittodrie this afternoon but no deal has yet been struck. The 45-year-old has been in charge at Pittodrie since April 2013. Moyes walked away from Sunderland last month , following relegation from the Premier League, opting not to help the Black Cats on their return to the second-tier for the fir...

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  • Aussie cricket contingent safe after London attacks
Aussie cricket contingent safe after London attacks

Chasing a target of 183 runs, Australia had reached 83 for the loss of one wicket after 16 overs. Their frustration at the Oval was perhaps amplified given they appeared just four more overs away from securing an all-important two points.

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  • Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor may fight August 26
Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor may fight August 26

Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times broke the news after speaking to Nevada Athletic Commission executive director Bob Bennett. The boxing champion and UFC standout could meet August 26 in Las Vegas, according to a ESPN report on Monday.

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  • Murray ousts del Potro and his 'very manly grunt' at French
Murray ousts del Potro and his 'very manly grunt' at French

But maintaining such intensity over five sets is extremely hard and one of the reasons the format favours the top players. World No. 1 Any Murray looked like world No. The world No 1 battled back to win a marathon first set lasting one hour and 25 minutes before triumphing 7-6 (8) 7-5 6-0 on Philippe Chatrier. Andy Murray faces a serious test...

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  • Warriors fan faxes hilarious strategy to win Game 5 vs. Cavs
Warriors fan faxes hilarious strategy to win Game 5 vs. Cavs

The Cavs fell 3-0 behind in the championship series before avoiding defeat with victory in game four on Friday. Whether it's extending a season with a pair of 40-point performances or hitting the series-deciding 3-pointer in a Game 7 win a year ago, Irving's already stellar game has risen to another level whenever the Cavs have faced elimination....

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  • It's completely unfair to question LeBron's legacy after this Finals loss
It's completely unfair to question LeBron's legacy after this Finals loss

The Warriors won the title in 2015 before the Cavaliers made their historic comeback previous year. The individual efforts of LeBron James and Kyrie Irving were unbelievable to watch, as was the Warriors offense whenever it would reach its peak - as it did in the second quarter of Game 5.

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  • Everton FC strike Pickford deal with Sunderland
Everton FC strike Pickford deal with Sunderland

Any lingering hope that Sunderland supporters had that Pickford would remain on Wearside next season were, unfortunately, nothing more than fantasy. Pickford is renowned for his shot stopping and distribution. Should the deal go through, the talented shot-stopper would become the most expensive British keeper, but the Toffees will need to wa...

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  • Steep's first expansion is all about the Winter Olympics
Steep's first expansion is all about the Winter Olympics

Steep: Road to the Olympics adds a bunch of new events, so there will be even more to tackle than snowboarding, wingsuiting, and skiing. In the announcement trailer above you'll see events like the downhill, snowboard cross, slopestyle, skicross, halfpipe, giant slalom, and more.

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  • No change in Theresa May's Brexit plan
No change in Theresa May's Brexit plan

The DUP leader said: "There's been a lot of commentary around the issues that we are talking about and it won't surprise anyone that we are talking about matters that pertain, of course, to the nation generally". The Brexit negotiations with the European Union were set to kick off yesterday, but have now been delayed until later next week. Brexit...

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  • Cavs get physical in technical-filled Game 4 win over the Warriors
Cavs get physical in technical-filled Game 4 win over the Warriors

Smith. But last night it was the Cavs who made National Basketball Association history making 24 three pointers the most in Finals history, to lead them to a 137-116 win over the Warriors avoiding a Finals sweep. I don't feel good right now (about being down 3-0 at the time), but I feel pretty good where my game is right now. "And obviously this te...

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  • Is Real Madrid's Álvaro Morata the right man for Manchester United?
Is Real Madrid's Álvaro Morata the right man for Manchester United?

This certainly makes sense, with captain Wayne Rooney increasingly becoming a periphery figure at the club and the BBC reporting that United are unlikely to offer injured Zlatan Ibrahimovic a new contract. His agent, Juanma Lopez , informed Madrid that his client wanted to leave last week due to his limited playing time. While former long-...

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