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Mr. Met Gives Fan The Finger, Employee Out As Team Mascot

Of course, the irony in all of this is, like most cartoon characters, Mr. Met only has four fingers. DO NOT LISTEN TO HECKLERS: That might have gotten Mr. Mr. Met's obscene gesture on Wednesday night was not unprovoked, one anonymous fan told the New York Post . "That's what it feels like, to actually hit a barrel", Thames said after the Milwaukee Brewers' 7-1 win over the New York Mets on Wednesday night. Read More »

Police release dash-cam footage of Tiger arrest

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Golf legend Tiger Woods can't seem to find his footing in this sobriety test. or in life! Another video of the initial traffic stop shows the view from an officer's auto as he pulls up to Woods' vehicle, which is nearly halfway out of the right lane, sticking into a bike lane. Read More »

Renewed champion Aldo takes on contender Holloway at UFC 212

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Against Aldo, the man considered one of the world's top pound-for-pound fighters, Holloway is considered the underdog. "He knows if he ever comes back to '45 (145 lbs), he knows who his toughest fight down here is". He beat Chad Mendes , twice. "My family and friends can be there". He picked apart Kenny Florian and put The Korean Zombie on the shelf. Before Conor made it cool to move up and challenge the lightweight champion, Aldo attempted to do it against Anthony Pettis . Read More »

Warriors, Cavaliers prep for NBA Finals

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The Warriors figure they will be motivated for the opener after watching the Cavaliers celebrate their first crown on the Warriors' court after a seventh-game thriller. O'Neal was the 2001 NBA Finals MVP. LeBron has a lot at stake. The Warriors are 12-0 in the playoffs and have won 27 of their last 28 overall. Read More »

Sarfraz says no pressure ahead of Pak-India clash

Pakistan will be without batting mainstay Misbah-ul-Haq , however, discounting their talented bowling attack could prove to be disastrous for any team, especially in these conditions. The two are in a tough group with South Africa and Sri Lanka , so winning the ODI encounter will be crucial to qualify for the semi-finals. India won both matches . Read More »

Danny Murphy suggests advantage Liverpool have over Tottenham in transfer market

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Then we bounced back, I finished the season at a high level. Liverpool have no desire to sell their star player who helped the side wrap up a top-four finish this season. "It is the best tournament in Europe". Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said the outcome was "frustrating". Philippe Coutinho wants to become a Liverpool icon instead of being "just another player" at a club like Real Madrid or Barcelona. Read More »

Muguruza marches on in Paris

But that proved to be as good as it got for the Georgian, whose final tally of five winners and 34 unforced errors rather told its own story. While he has got the better of some reasonable players, including Daniel Evans, he hasn't been anything approaching consistent and that's where Nadal will get the better of him in a canter. Read More »

Hobbling Root fires England to easy win over Bangladesh

Proteas skipper AB de Villiers has confidence in his squad and believes the South Africans will play great cricket in the ICC Champions Trophy . "You have to think what the mistake was, so I think we can handle tomorrow especially". New Zealand: Martin Guptill , Tom Latham, Kane Williamson (captain), Ross Taylor, Neil Broom, Corey Anderson, Jimmy Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Mitchell McClenaghan, Trent Boult. Read More »

England impress in comfortable win over Bangladesh

He had given them the early breakthrough by removing Jason Roy for 1 but Alex Hales , Joe Root and Eoin Morgan scored quickly, with a tally of 303 runs among them. "And it is a worry when he goes off the field and can't come back on and bowl". "There was absolutely nothing", said Morgan after Thursday's match. Read More »

NBA Finals Full TV Schedule, Where To Watch

Ice Cube is reminding Golden State Warriors fans to not get too comfortable after a dominating the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Durant and Curry scored or assisted on 75 of the Warriors' 93 points through three periods. The lead got as big as 24 but was in double digits from the early portion of the third quarter and never did get back below 12. Read More »

Ballon d'Or in play as Ronaldo bears down on Messi

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The 32-year-old also admitted to being upset with Madrid fans booing him, claiming that the players need all the extra support that they can get. The two superstars are considered the two best players of their generation and turn out for two of the biggest clubs in world football - Real Madrid and Barcelona respectively. Read More »

Edith Fuller, Youngest Scripps Spelling Bee Contestant, Is a Very Good Speller

On Tuesday morning, the spellers took a written test, Round 1, which consisted of 12 spelling words and 14 vocabulary words. Haven's time at the bee ended quickly. The remaining contestants were set to take a four-section, computerized test in a semi-final round Wednesday evening. This year's Scripps National Spelling Bee is notable for another reason: the youngest-ever speller to compete nationally, Edith Fuller , 6, of Tulsa, Okla. Read More »

What time, channel is Cavaliers vs. Warriors Game 1? NBA Playoffs

Kerr watched Game 1 with Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton as Brown tallied his 11th consecutive victory with a 113-91 rout of his former team at Oracle Arena. The Cavaliers also turned the ball over four more times , giving them 16 to that point of the game. Durant, however, felt the game wasn't as simple as it may have seemed. Read More »

Chris Woakes ruled out of ICC Champions Trophy with side strain

Roy managed scores of one, eight and four in recent one-day global series against South Africa but Morgan ruled out tinkering with the opening partnership. "One of the strongest parts of reinforcing the way that we play and the freedom in which we play with is backing that up with selection", he explained. Read More »

Cavs-Warriors trilogy picks up where it left off

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But now, with Game 1 of their NBA Finals rematch against the Cleveland Cavaliers looming Thursday night, Kerr seems ready to return, with ESPN's Ramona Shelburne reporting that "there's a chance he will coach at some point" during the series, possibly soon. Read More »

Juventus v Real Madrid Champions League Final Prediction and Preview

Do you something awesome to share with the world? "I think the next Ballon d'Or will come from the team that wins the Champions League ", added Mijatovic. "The coach can only choose 11 players to start". Beneath a closed roof at the Principality Stadium ― a first for a Champions League final ― a classic contest beckons. Read More »

Shot-shy Penguins claim Stanley Cup opener

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We're going to try to learn from those experiences and then we're going to move by it and get ready for Game 3. The coach did not commit to starting him when the series resumes this weekend, though he praised his goaltender throughout the postgame news conference. Read More »

No pressure for Champions Trophy clash against India: Sarfraz Ahmed

We kept the file size fly-sized, and the result is our smallest interactive Doodle ever - even snail networks can load it in seconds.Whether you're enjoying the tournament at a snail's pace or bowling faster than the beat of a. England's philosophy of ditching their conservative approach for a more aggressive, fearless brand of batting has paid rich dividends. Ali however, looked confident after his training session and insisted that his team is focused on sticking to their brand of ... Read More »

Nadal, Djokovic march on as Muguruza survives at French Open

Fourth seed Rafael Nadal looked in imperious form as he demolished Frenchman Benoit Paire 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 in just under two hours. In the men's draw, nine-time champion Rafa Nadal of Spain is up against Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili , who reached the final of the Lyon Open last weekend. Read More »

Incredible Bernhard Langer Completes Full Set of Senior Majors

It was Langer's 32nd win on the PGA Tour Champions, and it's unlikely he would catch Irwin considering that players 60 and older have won only two percent of the 1,099 senior events played since 1980. Since winning the 2008 Deutsche Bank Championship on the PGA Tour, it had been almost eight years and 215 events from his last individual victory (he shared the crown with Carlos Franco at last month's Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf event). Read More »

Injury blows take gloss off England win

Bangladesh will now face Australia while England will take on New Zealand in their next group clash of the eight-team marquee event. The fact England chased down the runs so easily was a reminder that this will probably be a high-scoring tournament, so variety in your attack could be crucial. Read More »

He was in agony - Del Potro saddened by Almagro injury

He anticipates a testing encounter with Del Potro, but responded emphatically when asked if he was in good enough form to triumph. The towering Argentine advanced to a third-round showdown with Andy Murray after Almagro collapsed to the court in tears at 1-1 in the third set on Court Two. Read More »

P.K. Subban says Predators will win Game 3 vs. Penguins

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Aberg cut past him and to the front of the net, holding onto the puck before lifting a forehand past goalie Matt Murray for his second playoff goal . Nashville has dominated with possession for large periods of both games against the Penguins so far. For all the controversy and misfortune they dealt with in Game 1 , it was tied with less than five minutes to go, the win was there for the taking at that point. Read More »

Former FBI Director Comey to testify before Congress on June 8

The open hearing will begin at 10 a.m., and will be followed by a closed session at 1 p.m., Sen. Watch live in the player above. Nunes, in April, recused himself from leading the panel's investigation into suspected Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election following a secret visit he paid to White House officials, but he retains subpoena power. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Google Celebrates Start Of Tournament With A Doodle

Australia and New Zealand are the other teams in Group A with the top two advancing to the semifinals. Though, England have many winning memories than Bangladesh including the series which happened previous year. The reigning champions first defeated the Kiwis by 45 runs by D-L method, while they toyed Bangladeshi bowlers en route to a massive 240-run thumping yesterday. Read More »

Horschel edges Day in Nelson playoff — Sunday's roundup

I gave myself the opportunity to hole a lot of putts out there today. Come here, I felt at peace. "Happy to be here and happy to compete, and it's nice to walk away with a trophy". With So Yeon Ryu finishing equal with Ko in 10th place and Aryia Jutanugarn in 19th this will allow Ko to survive for another week as the fierce rivalry at the top continues. Read More »

UCL Final: Isco, Bale may start against Juventus, says Zinedine Zidane

He picked up multiple honours with both and has carried his footballing success into management during his 17 months in charge of Real . That this final is being played so close to Bale's semi-detached childhood home - and just three miles from his old high school - has given the Welshman an added incentive, as Real attempt to become the first team in history to successfully defend a Champions League title. Read More »

Curry and Durant run hot in game one of NBA Finals

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What a dominant NBA Finals opener with the Warriors . NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is applauding how Golden State and Cleveland have made it to the NBA Finals for the third consecutive year. Basically, it was a horrifying combination of talent and execution. Only Golden State missing a lot of shots in the paint, many within a few feet of the basket, avoided greater embarrassment for Cleveland. Read More »

Andy Murray beats Martin Klizan to reach Roland Garros third round

The Scot eventually won through against streaky Slovakian Martin Klizan , 6-7, 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 and faces Juan Martin del Potro next in a repeat of two of his most epic matches of 2016. On paper it looks a good chance for Edmund to reach round three for the first time, with Olivo ranked only 91. Del Potro himself admitted that he is carrying a groin injury. Read More »