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Colorado officials disciplined for handling of allegations

A long-awaited, redacted version of a third-party investigation into the University of Colorado's failure to report domestic violence allegations against former football coach Joe Tumpkin is expected to be released today after a CU Board of Regents meeting in Denver. Read More »

Anil Kumble can continue as coach till West Indies series

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Infact, the advisory committee was asked to hold another meeting in London on June 13 but that won't happen since Ganguly is busy with commentary duties in Cardiff. The CAC - comprising Sachin Tendulkar , VVS Laxman and Sourav Ganguly - is now in London and is in touch with both the captain and the coach on the sidelines of the ongoing Champions Trophy . Read More »

Liverpool and Roma Reportedly Near €40M Salah Compromise

Although Liverpool didn't sign a winger in the winter transfer window for whatever reason, adding Salah to his side will give Klopp an extra dynamic in a team which relies exclusively on Mané for pace. However, Salah struggled to make an impact at Stamford Bridge and was sent out on loan to Fiorentina and AS Roma . I think we'll see a deal get agreed in the end and Salah will provide Klopp with another top class option in the final third with the Egyptian worldwide ready to compete with ... Read More »

NBA Draft Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers taking Josh Jackson at No. 2?

Recently, the Lakers worked out point guard Lonzo Ball . He points to the Lakers as the likely suspect due to the fact that Jackson just worked out for them, and he's yet to make his way to Philadelphia for a visit. In a recent appearance on the CSN CelticsTalk Podcast with Kyle Draper and A. Sherrod Blakely, LaVar Ball said he feels the Celtics have no room for his son because they already have an established leader in Isaiah Thomas . Read More »

Irving saves his best for when Cavs

We just kept our composure. And the knee? How bad was it? "That's such a subjective [thing]", said Curry. But if history somehow repeats itself, it actually would be a bigger collapse than past year since the Warriors led this series 3-0. Read More »

Microsoft's Project Scorpio Is Xbox One X, Arrives Nov. 7

Earlier this week a report was published suggesting that Xbox One players barely play backward compatible Xbox 360 games . Microsoft introduced 42 new games, including 22 new ones with console exclusivity. The press conference highlighted 4K gameplay video from Forza Motorsport 7 and Assassin's Creed: Origins , both of which were announced at the event. Read More »

Penguins strike late to repeat as Stanley Cup champs

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Subban said. Then he made another bold promise, not all that different from his guarantee of a Game 3 win that proved true. That's what's going to drive us. "The last two games", said Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford. Only once in the six-game series did Murphy fail to find the scoresheet and, when the series was tied 2-2, Murphy became an offensive juggernaut. Read More »

America's Cup bid over for now but Ainslie promises to return stronger

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Artemis Racing's billionaire backer Torbjorn Tornqvist leapt aboard the state-of-the art blue and yellow catamaran to congratulate Outteridge and the six-man crew following their deciding win over SoftBank Team Japan . The New Zealand boat rose on its hydrofoils rapidly just before the start and lost control, its bows plunging into the water before the boat flipped sideways, its massive fixed wing sail in the water. Read More »

Harry Kane heartened by England character in dramatic draw with Scotland

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When we went 2-1 down a couple of lads could have been on their knees or heads in hands being gutted but we stuck our chests out, walked back to the centre circle and tried to get something from it. "Obviously we wanted to win the game, there is no doubt about that, but we got a point, are still top of the (qualifying) league". But Gordon Strachan's side were level after Griffiths struck a brilliant equaliser direct from a free-kick with three minutes left. Read More »

King Dunlap calls it a career

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But Dunlap came back to play eight seasons in the National Football League, working his way up to a starting role. The Los Angeles Chargers released Dunlap on March 13. He ended up having a pretty good career for being the No. 230 overall pick with 65 starts in 98 games played. It has become increasingly apparent that the Giants are intent on entering the season with Flowers at left tackle and Hart at right tackle, despite the duo's struggles in 2016. Read More »

Watch Golden State Warriors vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2017 live on TV, Online

Relying on their starters has proven to be a successful formula for the Warriors thus far, so it's fair to say that if Golden State starts relying on their second unit, something ain't right. We won a championship. "If you don't do something well, they will make you pay for it, so we have to be 20 times better in this building and we understand that..." Obviously, if you're up 3-1 in a series, as a fan - and you're coming home - you feel as though that the away team got to have a ... Read More »

Secret Service reportedly has no Trump tapes

Comey also said that he believed the president had fired him because of the Russian Federation probe, told "lies" about his record at the bureau and sought to redirect the probe away from former national security adviser Michael Flynn. "I'm going to open an investigation against you" - that's clearly witness intimidation, and that itself is obstruction of justice", Painter said. "I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the near future", Trump said. Read More »

Tapwrit's final finish makes up for Triple Crown letdown at Belmont

Tapwrit had 5/1 odds paying $12.60 on a bet to win. Tapwrit completed the mile and a half in 2:30.02. Gormley, ninth in the Derby, finished fourth Saturday. Tapwrit returned $12.60 to his backers for the win, $6.50 to place and $5 for show. He said he felt good about his horse going into the post, and that his horse ran the race accordingly. Read More »

Penguins win Stanley Cup after controversial early whistle cancels out Predators goal

The last franchise to go back-to-back was the Detroit Red Wings, whose ridiculously talented Steve Yzerman-led teams won in 1997 and 1998. Until now, the longest drought without a repeat Cup victor was from 1937 to 1948. P.K. Subban, brought over from Montreal in last summer's blockbuster swap of All-Star defensemen, said the loss stings and will for a while. The Predators were 9-1 this postseason coming into Game 6 and Rinne was outstanding for 58 minutes. Read More »

Iran qualifies for World Cup with win at home vs Uzbekistan

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Iran have become the second team to advance through qualifying to reach the 2018 World Cup finals after a 2-0 win over Uzbekistan in Tehran. Sports a first for the world Cup the Brazilians made it, and Russian Federation will play at the world championship in the status of the host. Read More »

England beat Bangladesh by 8 wickets in ICC Champions Trophy 2017 opener

England came into this tournament featuring the world's top eight ODI sides having made huge strides in white-ball cricket in the past two years. "A scan has confirmed that Chris Woakes sustained a left side strain in yesterday's ICC Champions Trophy match against Bangladesh ", an European Central Bank statement read. Read More »

Penguins blank Predators, repeat as Stanley Cup champs

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While the Predators were making the first Stanley Cup Final appearance in their 19-season franchise history, the title is the fifth for the Penguins, who beat the San Jose Sharks in six games to win their fourth previous year. "I don't want to sound selfish but I was treating this as a once in a lifetime opportunity", said Rinne. It went off the back side of the net, where forward Patric Hornqvist was able to tip it in between Rinne and the post with 1:35 remaining. Read More »

Origin: Shillington backs 'older blokes' Billy and JT

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That year, the Blues didn't make a change for the entire campaign. "We were outplayed in game three previous year, so (game one) isn't our first loss". The Blues forwards have won the battle, but thanks to its star backline, Queensland have managed to win the war - at least up until this year. "It's no secret we got beat up through the middle". Read More »

Pair of Game 5 tickets sell for $90K; another pair at $82K

OddsShark's computer is predicting a win for Steve Kerr's team. "How did the Cavs hold Curry in check?" They exposed that and took advantage of it. If the Warriors go into halftime with fewer points than the Cavs ... If he can't win the tipoff in this close-out contest , Warriors fans should thus be extremely nervous . Read More »

Another step in Jets purge: WR Decker released

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General Manager Mike Maccagnan informed Decker "that if a trade doesn't happen, we'll move forward [without him]", last Tuesday when NY also parted ways with longtime defensive signal caller David Harris . Decker, who thrived in Denver before inking a big-money deal with the Jets, proved that he was more than a creation of Peyton Manning. The Jets' purge of veterans this offseason also has included center Nick Mangold , cornerback Darrelle Revis , guard Breno Giacomini, wide ... Read More »

Panthers Announce Bob Boughner As Team's New Head Coach

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That led to the Panthers going back to what has worked in the past: Tallon squarely in charge again as general manager, and his first major move of the offseason is bringing in a 46-year-old - he shared the ice with Panthers free agent forward Jaromir Jagr both as a teammate and an opponent - to take over a team that believes it should be right back in the playoff mix next spring. Read More »

Kyrie Irving explains how he views elimination games

But the Cavaliers remain unfazed. Draymond Green , one of the tone setters in the Warriors lineup in terms of setting the physicality standard said he got exactly what he was expecting from the Cavs in Game 4 and doesn't see that changing in Game 5. Read More »

England defeat Venezuela to claim U20 World Cup title in Korea

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They were seconds away from crashing out in the semifinal against South American champion Uruguay, but Samuel Sosa's injury-time free-kick took the game into extra-time and a successful penalty shootout. Josh Onomah nearly gave England a two-goal cushion when he ran unopposed to rattle the crossbar from distance. England had the better of the early stages before Ronaldo Lucena's long-range effort almost gave Venezuela the lead as his strike cannoned back into play off the crossbar, ... Read More »

Champions Trophy: Pakistan opt to field against Lanka

While Cricket South Africa can summon Sherlock Holmes to investigate, the lack of communication between de Villiers and the experienced du Plessis was palpable, probably an indication of the duo's current relationship. However, India - in all probability - will still retain the top slot. India , who had chose to bowl first in a must win game were chirpy, laidback and in control of the proceedings. Read More »

Rain postpones Florida-Wake Forest game until Monday

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Larson's walk-off RBI single gave Florida a 2-1 win over the Demon Deacons, saving the Gators from falling into an 0-1 hole in Super Regional play for the second consecutive season and from wasting an nearly entirely brilliant night of pitching. Read More »

Hurt but defiant, De Villiers wants to stay on South Africa captain

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The correct thing to do is to declare a complete moratorium on them until such time as South Africa actually perform to their potential in high pressure matches in big tournaments. Since they lost that group game against Australia they have played 12 knockout games and have lost 10. South Africa then pressed the self-destruct button with two run-outs in quick succession. Read More »

Lavoie: Penguins have the number of 'awful' Pekka Rinne

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The goalie who had been so dominant in the playoffs has now given up eight goals on 36 shots and has a.777 save percentage in the Stanley Cup final . Certainly, he has more than a 23-year-old should have. The Penguins had all of three days to get ready for the final following a draining slog through the Eastern Conference that included a pair of Game 7 victories , the second a double-overtime thriller against Ottawa last Thursday. Read More »

Barcelona Look to Tie-Up Verratti Deal Quick

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The 24-year-old is not getting on with the Parisian side, having not taken their alleged lack of competitiveness well, PSG never reaching a Champions League final in his time there. Sport says Verratti will this week be spending his summer break in Ibiza, specifically the island of Formentera. Di Campli apparently reiterated Verratti's desire to leave and presented an offer from Barcelona who are willing to offer PSG €100m and Verratti a deal worth €10m a season, excluding bonuses. Read More »

Marco Verratti to leave PSG?

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The 24-year-old has been linked with an exit from the French giants for quite some time, with speculation intensifying after PSG's disappointing exit from the Champions League at the hands of the Blaugrana . However, Verratti has already revealed his decision to leave his current employers this summer. And like with Verratti, Barca want Bellerin to make his intentions to leave public so they can force a deal through with the Gunners. Read More »

PK Subban says Predators will right ship at home, win Game 3

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If Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final is half as wild and wacky as the opener, we could be in for a doozy of a series. That, above everything, they have. Right now, the focus shifts to we don't lose in our building. If Nashville looks to have any hope of making a comeback in this series against the Penguins, they must use their home crowd to their advantage. Read More »

Under-20s deliver England's first football World Cup triumph since 1966

Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored the only goal of the game before Freddie Woodman denied Adalberto Peñaranda from the penalty spot with less than 20 minutes remaining to preserve the narrow advantage. Josh Onomah's shot from well outside the area hit the crossbar before bouncing onto the goal-line and out. The debate over the development of youth players in England has been around their lack of opportunity when it comes to getting into Premier League first teams. Read More »

Penguins repeat as Stanley Cup champs

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Pittsburgh goalie Matt Murray stopped 27 shots for his second shutout in as many games and the fourth of his career in the postseason. And it's the second championship in 18 months for coach Mike Sullivan, who has yet to lose a playoff series since taking over after Mike Johnston was sacked. Read More »

Buffon says next season will be last _ unless Juve wins CL

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has criticised Italian fans that celebrated the club's Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid. It now appears, though, that Juve are back in pole position to get their man after Buffon, who was addressing the Italian media ahead of Sunday's World Cup qualifier between Italy and Liechtenstein, dropped a huge hint on the Poland star's future. Read More »