• Deputy AG warns 'Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations'
Deputy AG warns 'Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations'

Rosenstein last month appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel overseeing the probe. But Rosenstein, too, may ultimately have to hand off oversight given his role in Trump's decision to fire Comey. A White House spokeswoman referred all questions to Trump's outside lawyer, who made no on-the-record statements. US intellig...

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  • Everton signing Jordan Pickford: It was best move for me
Everton signing Jordan Pickford: It was best move for me

I've kept a clean sheet. It's just a number, it doesn't affect me. It's a shame, I thought we could have moved the ball quicker, into more pockets and perhaps attacked crosses better. Cibicki had been a constant threat and the Malmo forward showed exactly why when he was allowed too much time on the edge of the area to curl a brilliant effort which...

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  • Lexi Thompson takes 1-shot lead in Meijer LPGA Classic
Lexi Thompson takes 1-shot lead in Meijer LPGA Classic

Henderson has a solid lead over South Korean Hur Mi-Jung (66), Spaniard Carlota Ciganda (64) and Lexi Thompson of the U.S. in the US$2 million (RM8.55 million) LPGA Tour event. "I felt great from the start", the 19-year-old Henderson, already a triple victor on the LPGA circuit, told reporters. Her 12-under total through two rounds is also the 36...

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  • Thomas burns up Erin Hills with record score
Thomas burns up Erin Hills with record score

Former Alabama golfer Justin Thomas is your clubhouse leader at the 117th U.S. Open following a record round on Saturday. The final-hole struggle was in marked contrast to his second-round rally, when he became the first player from China to make the cut at a U.S.

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  • Twins select high school SS Royce Lewis for 1st pick in draft
Twins select high school SS Royce Lewis for 1st pick in draft

The Minnesota Twins kept their choice for the top pick in the 2017 MLB Draft a secret until the very end before taking Royce Lewis . "Go ahead and answer it", Russell Greene told his son from across the living room in the family's Stevenson Ranch home.

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  • Japanese horse Epicharis scratched from Belmont Stakes
Japanese horse Epicharis scratched from Belmont Stakes

Irad, meanwhile, rode Creator , pushing him to overtake Destin by a nose. He showed no signs of fatigue as jockey Jose Ortiz charged with him past Irish War Cry on the outside and through the finish line for the victory. Irish War Cry , who pressed the early pace at Churchill Downs on May 6 and ran 10th in the Derby, nearly went wire-to-wi...

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  • I couldn't have shot any higher - Johnson after missing US Open cut
I couldn't have shot any higher - Johnson after missing US Open cut

At the opposite end of the board it became a first in a Major with the current World No.1, No.2 and No.3 each missing the cut since the World Rankings began in April 1989. It didn't for McIlroy, either. McIlroy has played in only seven tournaments this season and was coming off a layoff resulting from a nagging rib injury.

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  • Brighton sign Australian worldwide goalkeeper Matthew Ryan for club record fee
Brighton sign Australian worldwide goalkeeper Matthew Ryan for club record fee

Brighton and Hove Albion have signed Australian worldwide goalkeeper Mathew Ryan on a five-year deal from Valencia for a club record fee, the newly-promoted Premier League club said yesterday. "We're very much looking forward to working with him for the season ahead", Hughton said . Ryan will now exit Valencia , who he joined in 2015.

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  • Sunday with double dose as Pakistan faces India in Cricket and Hockey
Sunday with double dose as Pakistan faces India in Cricket and Hockey

But surely, there will be reports of television sets being broken, the odd heart attack and indeed effigies being burnt on one side of the border. India have been crowned champions twice in 2002 and 2013 while Pakistan yet to clinch the title have made it to four semi-finals before this edition.

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  • Hamlin edges Byron in thrilling Xfinity finish at Michigan
Hamlin edges Byron in thrilling Xfinity finish at Michigan

Byron used the draft to close back up, but couldn't get back by before the line. "But it definitely feels good". Hamlin, who started sixth, said the battling for position on the first lap of a 125-lap race indicated how important each spot matters on each lap.

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  • Special court convicts six over 1993 Mumbai blasts
Special court convicts six over 1993 Mumbai blasts

The court said the prosecution had failed to prove conspiracy charges against Siddiqui. November 4, 1993: Over 10,000 page-long primary charge sheet filed against 189 accused, including Dutt. So far, one person, Yakub Memon, convicted of plotting and financing the bombings, has been executed. On the afternoon of March 12, 1993 , a series of 13...

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  • Leishman in touch in US Open second round
Leishman in touch in US Open second round

Fears Rickie Fowler could run away with the lead never materialised with the American falling back into the pack with a one over par 73 to now be sharing fifth place at six under. "I was out of it. trying to stay out of the way of Rory". "I just hit a three-wood a touch left on 11, and I had to try and hit something out of the rough, and ended ...

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  • Griezmann 'called Mourinho to explain United snub'
Griezmann 'called Mourinho to explain United snub'

The ban means Atletico could not have registered a replacement for Griezmann until January and the player tweeted on Thursday night to say: 'Now more than ever #Atleti '. "We talked to the club and we will be back for next season". Griezmann, 26, scored 26 goals during the 2016-17 season and placed third in the Ballon d'Or voting in December...

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  • Pakistan ready to 'change history' against India
Pakistan ready to 'change history' against India

Prior to this summer's Champion's Trophy, Indian Sports Minister Vijay Goel told reporters that India would not play Pakistan in any future non-tournament fixtures, while cross-border "terror from Pakistan " remains. Out have gone two of the more experienced players - Wahab Riaz, who is injured, and Ahmed Shehzad, who has been dropped - and in...

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  • How Pakistan Reached the Champions Trophy Final?
How Pakistan Reached the Champions Trophy Final?

Asked about the bowling attacks of two teams, Tait said, "At the moment, Pakistan having Hasan Ali in the side, they have a slightly better attack". However, selectors have opted to rest opener Rohit Sharma and seamer Jasprit Bumrah both of whom played in Thursday's semi-final. "People were just doing the normal things that they do in any pra...

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  • Check out the best photos from the Warriors' championship parade
Check out the best photos from the Warriors' championship parade

Golden State have no time to rest after dethroning the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals for the second title in three seasons, with Durant and Curry set to become free agents. Well, it certainly sounds like that's not going to be much of an issue. "In the context of keeping the team together, if there are decisions that need to be made, ...

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  • Transfer Rumour: Alvaro Morata agrees to Manchester United switch
Transfer Rumour: Alvaro Morata agrees to Manchester United switch

But, as the situation stands, his chances could get more limited at Santiago Bernabeu next season. Mourinho has specific profiles that he likes to target and Morata certainly fits into his style of play, as he is an intelligent physical striker who can lead the line on his own.

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  • Curry, Durant look to build a Warriors dynasty
Curry, Durant look to build a Warriors dynasty

Kevin Durant was named MVP of the Finals and dedicated the award to his mother, who appeared alongside him on the court following the big win. "I work hard, I believe in myself, I believe in the game, I respect the game, I love the game, and I knew at some point in my life that it will come around for me".

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  • Lions need to show attacking prowess, says Gatland
Lions need to show attacking prowess, says Gatland

The Lions' gruelling schedule has been dissected ad nauseam in the build-up to their punishing ten-match tour. "We just walked between the two changing rooms", Barbarians centre Dwayne Sweeney said as he emerged from the changing rooms wearing the number 12 Lions jersey of Ben Te'o.

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  • Who needs $200M when there are championships to be won?
Who needs $200M when there are championships to be won?

The four-time MVP also became the first player in NBA history to average a triple-double in the NBA Finals , which is another proof of how incredible he is. The move was criticized heavily at the time because Durant was seen as jumping ship to a stronger team he felt he couldn't beat rather than sticking around and trying to fight.

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  • Draymond Green makes fun of Cavaliers during parade
Draymond Green makes fun of Cavaliers during parade

If LeBron's Heat and Durant's Warriors aren't "super teams" then there can be no such thing. In the pre-dawn hours, Warriors season-ticket holder Nick Wong, who was wearing gold and blue striped overalls, a championship hat and shoes laced with blue and gold laces, was scouting out the parade route.

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  • Jonny Bairstow replaces Jason Roy for England against Pakistan
Jonny Bairstow replaces Jason Roy for England against Pakistan

Eoin Morgan's side have been ruthless on their way to reaching the last four, winning all three group games and fully justifying their status as tournament favourites. "I know that Bairstow has opened at county level, but he's never done it internationally, and I think that's a different ball game". England struggled on a slow pitch against a ...

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  • Will Warriors head to the White House?
Will Warriors head to the White House?

The trek through town ended on the shores of Lake Merritt where front office personnel, coach Steve Kerr and each player addressed the crowd during an 80-minute rally. The Warriors and Cavaliers became the first two teams to ever face each other in the Finals in three consecutive years and are the very early favorites to do it again in 2018.

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  • India's batsmen dominate Pakistan in rain-affected Champions Trophy clash
India's batsmen dominate Pakistan in rain-affected Champions Trophy clash

The problem though that they had was that they didn't take advantage of the conditions as despite the players coming off the field early to due to rain, Dhawan and Sharma got the Indians off to a brilliant start as they took their opening partnership past the 100 mark.

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  • Golden opportunity for Pakistan to avenge loss to India: Imran Khan
Golden opportunity for Pakistan to avenge loss to India: Imran Khan

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah on Saturday categorically stated that India and Pakistan will not feature in any bilateral cricket series but would continue to participate in global tournaments. "I want to see a revival of bilateral cricket", he said. Imran's teammate and close ally, Javed Miandad said the final coul...

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  • Warriors unanimously decline White House visit
Warriors unanimously decline White House visit

James shot 56.4% from the field and 38.7 on three-pointers (just 64.9% on free throws). "I ain't got to say nothing", Durant said, as if that was all he had to say. Durant, an eight-time All-Star who only needed a ring to cement his superstar status, scored 39 points in a championship-clinching 129-120 victory and averaged 35.2 points and 8.4 reb...

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  • 'Hell, nah!': High profile National Basketball Association champions oppose visiting Trump in White House
'Hell, nah!': High profile National Basketball Association champions oppose visiting Trump in White House

But controversial policies and outlandish statements by President Donald Trump have upset many USA professional athletes, including players from the predominantly African American NBA . The statement added the organization would make those decisions when and if necessary". Marcus Thompson of the Mercury News quoted the Warriors guard, who ...

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  • French Open Day 9: Three things to watch out for today
French Open Day 9: Three things to watch out for today

The first set was the highlight of the whole tournament - tennis players battled for nearly half an hour, and the best was Murray who had to play a few set-Bolov. He needed almost 3 hours to get past the 29th-seeded del Potro at Court Philippe Chatrier under a cloud-filled sky. It's been 15 years since Williams' first and only other visit to the F...

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  • Logjam At Top of US Open Leaderboard After Round 2
Logjam At Top of US Open Leaderboard After Round 2

The U.S. Open was only his sixth start this year. He's tied with Brian Harman, Tommy Fleetwood and Paul Casey . It was the second straight year McIlroy missed the cut at the U.S. Schauffele double bogeyed the par-3 13th hole. Thomas broke the U.S. Open record for low round in relation to par. He tapped in for par. Health officials say E.

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  • The mighty recovery of Paul Casey puts him in US Open mix
The mighty recovery of Paul Casey puts him in US Open mix

Kim won The Players Championship in May for his second PGA Tour title. Benign conditions on Thursday made for a feast of low-scoring, with a record 44 players dipping under par - the most ever in the first round of the US Open . But any bad taste in his mouth shouldn't last long because it's been an impressive week for the 29-year-old Valspar Ch...

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  • Forget group win over Pakistan, Kohli warns before final
Forget group win over Pakistan, Kohli warns before final

The Indian batsmen look unfazed even in a pressure situation, Kohli's scarcely believable record while chasing is known to all and I believe that Pakistan would have to target taking wickets with the new ball since strikes at the top of the innings are likely to be crucial for the game's outcome.

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  • Champions Trophy :Pakistan beat England by 8 wickets, enter final
Champions Trophy :Pakistan beat England by 8 wickets, enter final

The final is at The Oval on Sunday. "We continue to learn, everything we did was calculated, but Pakistan had played on the wicket previously and that helped. The hosts had reached 118-2 with Morgan and Test captain Joe Root at the crease. Pakistan, however, had the game all but won at 173 for two. Facing a barrage of short deliveries, le...

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  • US Open filled with limitless possibilities, few stars
US Open filled with limitless possibilities, few stars

The trio's struggles were all the more surprising given that low scores were there to be had for all. But Thomas was more focused on the 63 than the par record for the Open. A run of three bogeys in a row - from the 11th - derailed Fowler". He shot a 2-over 74 on Thursday. Casey was the only golfer who went in the morning.

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  • Kevin Durant Shows DC Love After NBA Championship Win
Kevin Durant Shows DC Love After NBA Championship Win

You're going to need it. "They robbed us previous year ", said Vallejo resident Jason Brooks, who left his North Bay home at 4 a.m.to secure a spot in front of the Henry J. The presence of Kevin Durant has eaten away at the satisfaction of this season, which is unusual because Durant is one of my favorite individual players in the league.

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  • Golden opportunity for Pakistan to avenge loss to India: Imran
Golden opportunity for Pakistan to avenge loss to India: Imran

SQUAD - Virat Kohli (captain), Shikhar Dhawan , Rishabh Pant, Ajinkya Rahane, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Ravi Ashwin, Ravi Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav and Dinesh Karthik.

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