• Del Potro withdraws from Queen's Club tournament with injury
Del Potro withdraws from Queen's Club tournament with injury

Murray , who has one US Open and two Wimbledon titles to his name, will take heart from French Open victories over former US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro - who beat the Scot in the Davis Cup a year ago - and world No.9 Kei Nishikori, who knocked him out of the 2016 US Open.

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  • Ward, Kovalev do it again in light heavyweight title bout
Ward, Kovalev do it again in light heavyweight title bout

I don't have any more patience remaining left. I think he goes for the kill and tries to finish Ward. "They want you in a certain place and if they can't have you there, then you see a totally different fighter". "I can say they are liars", Kovalev told the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday before failing to attend a larger group interview with report...

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  • Kohli says he didn't expect 9-wicket win against Bangladesh
Kohli says he didn't expect 9-wicket win against Bangladesh

Don't wish to get into the details on who won them the games. The captain was not anxious that India's middle order was not getting enough opportunities to have a go. Kumar has taken six wickets so far while Bumrah has taken five and the two of them were particularly impressive in the semi-finals against Bangladesh .

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  • Thames, Broxton homer as Brewers beat Cardinals 6-4
Thames, Broxton homer as Brewers beat Cardinals 6-4

St. Louis initiated scoring with two first-inning runs. Carlos Martinez is coming off his first career complete game and shutout, a four-hitter against the Phillies. He became the first White Sox player to homer in four straight games since Alex Rios in April 2013. With three home runs now in his last five games, Milwaukee's promotion of top ou...

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  • French Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko beats Timea Bacsinszky to reach final
French Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko beats Timea Bacsinszky to reach final

Simona Halep set up a French Open final against Jelena Ostapenko on Thursday, taking her to within touching distance of a first Grand Slam title and the world number one spot. "But I am facing a young opponent, it will be a big challenge". The victor of the match will earn the first Grand Slam of her career. Ostapenko's aggressive style will c...

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  • Twitter is Roasting LeBron James For His Post-Game 'Super Team' Comment
Twitter is Roasting LeBron James For His Post-Game 'Super Team' Comment

The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers to regain the NBA Championship with a 4-1 series win. "We're going down as one of the best teams ever and that's a special thing you can not take away from us", Warriors reserve Andre Iguodala said .

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  • Warriors Green makes fun of Cavaliers
Warriors Green makes fun of Cavaliers

They won previous year. "The minute he won that championship in Cleveland he was liberated to leave again". James may have brought a title to the city of Cleveland, but fans are still going to be disappointed if he leaves again. The common denominator between those Lakers and Rockets teams and the modern-day Warriors is that all three fra...

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  • Red Sox announcer Remy says Tanaka shouldn't get translator
Red Sox announcer Remy says Tanaka shouldn't get translator

CC Sabathia won his fifth straight start to beat Rick Porcello in a matchup of Cy Young Award winners, and Chris Carter drove in four runs with a three-run homer and an RBI single that led the New York Yankees over the Boston Red Sox 8-0 Wednesday night.

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  • Saints' Terron Armstead (labrum) expected to miss 4 to 6 months
Saints' Terron Armstead (labrum) expected to miss 4 to 6 months

On his Twitter account, Armstead said he feels "heartbroken". The franchise invested big bucks in him with a five-year, $65.25 million contract extension last offseason. Buyouts coming to your agency? "No one is more frustrated than me after working so hard". METAIRIE, La. - I'm hesitant to use the term "devastating blow" in the wake of Terron A...

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  • Top draft pick Lewis marks 1st bold move for Twins' Falvey
Top draft pick Lewis marks 1st bold move for Twins' Falvey

Influence in the community: Greene first attended Major League Baseball's Urban Youth Academy in Compton when he was 7 and is considered a potential star role model in baseball's efforts to reverse the scarcity of African-American players, especially pitchers.

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  • NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz Around League Ahead of 2017 Expansion Draft
NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz Around League Ahead of 2017 Expansion Draft

The expansion draft process begins Saturday when teams submit their draft protection lists, with the names released to the public the following day. "Sometimes at 3 a.m. Mayor Goodman and her husband, former Mayor Oscar Goodman, have been key advocates for hockey over the last decade to come to Las Vegas. Eric's Take: The obvious targets for McP...

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  • Reds unveiling statue of Rose on Saturday
Reds unveiling statue of Rose on Saturday

A statue capturing Rose during one his trademark headfirst slides will be unveiled Saturday before the Reds take on the Los Angeles Dodgers . Pete Rose's latest bid to gain entry into the National Baseball Hall of Fame was thwarted as the organization's board voted not to alter the rule that has kept baseball's all-time hit king out of Coopers...

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  • Confirmed: Arsenal make a 'nice offer' for striker
Confirmed: Arsenal make a 'nice offer' for striker

Speaking in the unveiling press conference of left-back Marçal, Lyon President Jean-Michel Aulas discussed the future of Alexandre Lacazette . Despite that, numerous outlets, Sky Sports among them, have reported that Aulas confirmed Arsenal have made an offer for the player.

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  • Nadal dominates to win historic 10th French Open title
Nadal dominates to win historic 10th French Open title

First game of the third set and Nadal broke again as the man who stunned him in the 2014 Australian Open final suffered further damage. Rafael Nadal has completed the fairytale, winning his tenth French Open crown without dropping a set as he recorded a triumphant victory over Stan Wawrinka in the final.

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

Rafael Nadal claimed a record-extending 10th French Open title with a comfortable 6-2 6-3 6-1 victory over Swiss Stan Wawrinka on Sunday. His collection of Slams now stands just three behind great rival Roger Federer . Nadal failed to convert any of the four break points he had in the following game, but drew first blood the next time an ...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo - The numbers don't lie
Cristiano Ronaldo - The numbers don't lie

But Herrera has turned his attention to claiming another piece of silverware on August 8, when they take on Champions League winners Madrid in Skopje. After winning his fourth Champions League title (three for Real and one for Manchester United ), Cristiano has worldwide duty, representing Portugal in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russian ...

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  • Fans at parade cheer on Penguins for Stanley Cup win
Fans at parade cheer on Penguins for Stanley Cup win

The 27-year-old Swede was injured during the playoffs, though he still piled up 18 points in 19 games and played 28 minutes per game. Sidney Crosby is a generational talent on the ice, but he doesn't have the best throwing arm. "The second cup was at Three Rivers Stadium". There was a reprise of radio Phil Bourque's signature line about the C...

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  • FIFA targets gay slurs by Chile, Mexico fans in Russia
FIFA targets gay slurs by Chile, Mexico fans in Russia

A total of 5,844 volunteers will support the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017, with 1,733 in Saint Petersburg, 1,590 in Moscow , 1,261 in Sochi and 1,260 in Kazan . A good performance at the Confederations Cup will virtually secure him a fifth world player of the year award, equaling Lionel Messi. Oceania's leading side New Zealand should ...

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  • West Ham reportedly abandon their £15million pursuit of England worldwide
West Ham reportedly abandon their £15million pursuit of England worldwide

Ronaldo is said to be unwilling to return to the Spanish capital next season and it has been suggested that a return to Manchester United would be his first preference should he leave the Bernabeu this summer. Newcastle have Jamaal Lascelles, Ciaran Clark and Chancel Mbemba as options at the heart of their rearguard ahead of next season, but si...

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  • Murray Downs Del Potro in blockbuster match
Murray Downs Del Potro in blockbuster match

Britain's Andy Murray clenches his fist after a winning point as he plays Slovakia's Martin Klizan during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Thursday, June 1, 2017 in. Murray seized his lifeline, a fourth ace giving him a two-set lead. Murray leads their overall rivalry by six wins to t...

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  • Warriors beat Cavaliers in Game 5, win NBA title
Warriors beat Cavaliers in Game 5, win NBA title

We just won a title. "It was wonderful to just see that all year, and right now just to be here with these guys, it's unbelievable". "I just tried to stay with those principles and keep grinding". "That's the culture that we built and it's an unbelievable thing to see". "He felt like he needed to reassemble and reassess his career and com...

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  • Kyrie Irving: Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James way beyond the line of greatness
Kyrie Irving: Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James way beyond the line of greatness

First he wore a T-shirt that mocked the Cavs over the brief length of the series. If you are the best player, you are charged with making everyone else on the team better and James does not do that or needs better teammates. it's the commitment that each player makes to the team and to each other". I had this insane idea for a shirt and I wai...

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  • Curry to pass on White House celebration visit
Curry to pass on White House celebration visit

For all the time we media types spent building up the "uh-oh scenario" - what if they repeat their 2016 collapse after going up 3-1 in the Finals? - the simple math is undeniable. You had Utah with their 1-4 offense. They steamrollered the playoff games 15-1. Chamberlain's 19.2 rebounds per game topped the league . Whenever he is asked about his o...

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  • Fowler leads US Open
Fowler leads US Open

Reavie had five birdies in a six-hole stretch beginning on No. 11. Over the past five years, nobody has been a stronger player in the U.S. Open. Masters champion Sergio Garcia was two shots further back following a 71, with England's Andrew Johnston another shot back on two under.

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  • Nadal cruises into French Open quarters in style
Nadal cruises into French Open quarters in style

Wozniacki has the slight edge in both the overall head-to-head (7-6) and in their Slam meetings (3-2); all of Wozniacki's Slam wins have come at the US Open (in 2009, 2011 and 2016), while Kuznetsova was victorious at the Australian Open in 2013 and Wimbledon previous year.

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  • Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows
Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows

McIlroy joked earlier in the week that anyone who couldn't hit such wide fairways "might as well pack your bags and go home". Willett, who pulled out before the start of his second round, was heading towards the Erin Hills exit anyway after slumping to an opening round nine-over 81.

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  • Herrera gunning for Super Cup win over Real Madrid
Herrera gunning for Super Cup win over Real Madrid

Ronaldo is the hot favourite to win the annual award for the best player in the world for a fifth time that would see him equal Barcelona rival Lionel Messi's record as Real also beat out Barca to win La Liga. Juventus retreated after the break, though, and Casemiro's deflected strike restored Real's lead on the hour before Ronaldo struck the kill...

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  • Falling: McIlroy, Day endure nightmare rounds at US Open
Falling: McIlroy, Day endure nightmare rounds at US Open

The Northern Irishman managed five birdies but also bogeyed four holes on Day 2 which was a vast improvement on his first round 78. The last thing the USGA wants is to trick up the golf course, because the U.S. "I prefer a golf course where we can make some birdies, for sure", Casey added after a record-setting first round that featured 44 sc...

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  • McIlroy hits it all over the place at US Open
McIlroy hits it all over the place at US Open

Open golf tournament Friday, June 16, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis . After tying for 45th at the Memorial last month, Matsuyama arrived at Erin Hills on a downturn in a topsy-turvy season. Day had two triple bogeys in the same round for the first time in his career and needed birdie on the par-5 18th to break 80. That still didn't appear to ...

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  • Jimmie Johnson signs contract extension with Hendrick Motorsports
Jimmie Johnson signs contract extension with Hendrick Motorsports

Asked about the Lowe's extension, Johnson said: "The long-term relationship with Lowe's and (to) have them back on for another full season is incredible and a huge statement". 48 vehicle has stood out even more of late. But what else could be next for Johnson with at least three more years ahead of him? Johnson, however, won the title a year ago ...

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  • Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs, lows
Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs, lows

Playing just his seventh tournament of the year due to a rib injury, McIlroy bounced back with a birdie from 12 feet on the 13th, but at six over par he remained five shots outside the projected cut mark. "It is always cool to be part of some sort of history in golf". "But I'd rather be remembered for something that's done on Sunday". "If you l...

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  • Shades LeBron At Warriors Parade
Shades LeBron At Warriors Parade

Last year , LeBron James wore an " Ultimate Warrior " shirt after beating the Warriors to win the National Basketball Association title. Instead of parading the team's efforts in winning the title, Draymond Green focuses on his rival on and off the court: LeBron James .

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  • Coli bacteria found in drinking water at US Open
Coli bacteria found in drinking water at US Open

But that didn't bother the golfers. Masters champion Sergio Garcia , who shot a 1-under 71, says "I think the greens are getting U.S. Open-like, but not as firm as they're going to get if we don't get any rain". Day has a massive gap to overcome, one that is likely too large to make it to the weekend. Elsewhere, playing partners Fleetwood an...

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  • South Korea axe Stielike after Qatar shock
South Korea axe Stielike after Qatar shock

South Korea have played at the last eight World Cup finals, reaching the semi-finals on home soil in 2002, but they returned home from Brazil in 2014 without a win. But trouble set in during Asia's final round of World Cup qualifiers, especially when they went down 1-0 to China in March-only their second loss to the Chinese in 32 games.

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  • Berger retains St. Jude Classic with 66
Berger retains St. Jude Classic with 66

Jude, which he went on to win. His 17-foot birdie putt on No. 15 put him ahead for good as he finished at 10-under 270. Coming off a tied for second at the Memorial Tournament, Fowler had a double-bogey at the par-four 13th and a seven at the 15th.

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