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LeBron James has classic response to Draymond Green's T-shirt


Green showed up wearing a shirt that read "Quickie," an apparent jab at the Cleveland Cavaliers for the short-lived, five-game Finals with a reference to their home arena, Quicken Loans Arena. But as the confetti fell from the bleachers of Oracle Arena and the champions hoisted the trophy aloft, the fans of every team not on the podium started looking ahead to next season. Read More »

Freeland pitches 6 solid innings, Rockies beat Giants 5-1

The win was the fourth straight for the Rockies (45-26), their 11th in 14 contests and moved them a season-high 19 games above.500. He has hits in consecutive games for the first time since June 2, after snapping an 0-for-27 skid Friday. But Oberg struck out Austin Slater to end that threat. An hour later, San Francisco started their comeback with a two-run homer from Buster Posey in the seventh inning. Read More »

Forget group win over Pakistan, Kohli warns before final


These things though will not count for much in an India versus Pakistan match. The men in green came into the ICC Champions Trophy as the lowest-ranked of all eight teams and started the tournament with an error-strewn performance against India , sliding to a 124-run defeat. Read More »

Steph Curry doesn't want to visit the White House

The team rode buses along the parade route before players and coaches spoke to the crowd at a rally. Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry , center, holds his daughter Riley as they celebrate with forward Kevin Durant , left, after Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif., M. Read More »

America's Cup 2017: America's Cup playoff races delayed


If the Kiwis beat Oracle and then make it through the challenger semifinals and finals, they will take a bonus point into the match. And perhaps it's only fitting that this Americas Cup is being sailed on the northern tip of the Bermuda Triangle, because it doesn't look like any previous edition in the regatta's 166-year history. Read More »

Champions Trophy: Eoin Morgan wants England to knock Australia out

The victor will then hope England can do them a favour when they take on Australia in an Ashes series precursor at Edgbaston 24 hours later. But England were accomplished in the field and will return to Sofia Gardens in a weeks' time for a semi-final showdown after a second successive win ensured they will finish top of Group A. Read More »

Justin Rose hopes Masters experience will lead to second US Open title


And defending U.S. Open champion, Dustin Johnson is celebrating the birth of a second child with his fiancée, Paulina Gretzky delivering a second boy earlier in the week. I also think you'd be naive to think you can go throughout your whole career and not have one that gets away. If I do that then hopefully those lulls - I'm sure that some lows will come - but hopefully they'll be short ones and we can get over them as quickly as possible. Read More »

Confederations Cup Kicks Off In Russia One Year Ahead Of World Cup


The score was opened by hosts Russian Federation into 31st minute of the match when midfielder Denis Glushakov shoved the ball into the lower right corner of the guests' net, lobbing the All Whites' keeper. Fyodor Smolov who was outstanding in the game got the second goal in the 69th minute. A chest-high pass to forward Dmitry Poloz was deftly guided into the path of Denis Glushakov who chipped the ball over onrushing goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic . Read More »

Thomas sets scoring record with 63 at US Open

Thomas is one shot behind the leader American Brian Harmon. Greg Norman and Vijay Singh are the only golfers to record two rounds of 63 in the majors. Thomas is a golf prodigy, taught by his father Mike who is a PGA Professional. He and Justin's mother, Jani, talked their way into the packed grandstands hovering atop the 18th green to make sure they got a good look at the putt and the record. Read More »

Vegas Golden Knights release statement on Expansion Draft

Teams can still make trades with Vegas during the freeze. Marc-Andre Fleury waived his no-movement clause back in February for the expansion draft. "Some teams I'm sure are trying to do deals with Las Vegas if they have higher end players that they're willing to subsidize". Read More »

Favorites Portugal, Mexico meet early in Confederations Cup

Portugal coach Fernando Santos walks on the pitch a training session at the Rubin Training Ground in Kazan , Russia , on Friday, June 16, 2017. Russia , New Zealand , Mexico and Portugal are in Group A. Coach Joachim Low defended his selections last week, saying that the focus remains on winning the World Cup next year and that players must have time to rest. Read More »

Summerhays leads by three


Dufner also becomes just the second OH native to win this event, with Jack Nicklaus (the tournament host) being the other. European Tour - Renato Paratore won his first European Tour title with a one-stroke victory at the Nordea Masters in Malmo, Sweden. Read More »

Justin Thomas hits absurd, winding birdie putt turned away from cup

Thomas' 63 is just the fifth in U.S. Open history, which has seen the fewest 63s among the four major championships . His ball ended up just over six-feet away , and Thomas looked likely to gain the outright lead with an eagle. Thomas played at Alabama from 2012-13, winning the Haskins Award as the NCAA's top golfer as a freshman. When we spoke to Justin Thomas earlier in 2017, he had already shot a 59 and won three titles (two of which were back-to-back) this season. Read More »

Russian Federation beat New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener


The Russian national football team deserved 2-0 victory over New Zealand in the opening match of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup , New Zealand's attacking midfielder Marco Rojas told TASS. Key figures such as Alan Dzagoev, Artem Dzyuba and Roman Zobnin are absent from the Confederations Cup through injury while veterans Vasili Berezutski and Sergei Ignashevich have retired. Read More »

Russia Win Against New Zealand in Confederations Cup Opener

General information about host cities, stadiums, tickets, transportation, timetables and results for the games, the latest news, and other trivia info can be found on our special RT page here. Russia's opening goal had an ugly finish after two pretty pieces of individual skill once the All-Whites defense needlessly lost the ball. Playing in the tournament for the first time, Russian Federation were on the front foot and had two early chances cleared off the line in the opening 10 minutes. Read More »

Sir John Major is 'concerned wary and dubious' over DUP confidence deal

Theresa May's talks to prop up her Government with Northern Ireland unionists are set for a "successful conclusions soon", according to the DUP leader. It comes after the Prime Minister met with the DUP chief Arlene Foster in Downing Street to discuss a "supply and confidence" arrangement between the two parties following the general election last week. Read More »

Stage set for wide open run at US Open title

Four years after Justin Rose ended a 43-year wait for an English victor, Paul Casey and Tommy Fleetwood headed into the third round of the US Open at Erin Hills in a four-way tie for the lead . He just won't play on the weekend at the U.S. Open. -Day after missing the cut. PGA Tour rookie Xander Schauffele and veteran Brit Paul Casey closed to within one of Fowler, adding drama late in the day . Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo: 'We showed we are the best'


Nine of the 14 Real Madrid players who decimated Juventus were there when Zidane was an assistant to Carlo Ancelotti, who led Madrid to the 2014 décima - their 10th European Cup . It was a thrilling first half with the Italians making a strong start. We have won the Champions League three times in four seasons so we have to be in that category. Read More »

Champions Trophy Final: Punters peg India as favorite

Some estimates suggest Sunday's match between the sub-continental cricket giants at the Oval in south London could attract a worldwide television audience of more than a billion viewers. " India refused to play against us; we're playing now on a bigger stage". And that's why, the 28-year-old India skipper said he was hoping for a very well contested Champions trophy final . Read More »

Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener


Coach Joachim Loew has brought half a dozen newcomers into the team, resting several of his stalwarts including Manuel Neuer, Mesut Ozil, Marco Reus and Mats Hummels among others to have them fit for next year's tournament. Indeed, Russia 2017 will be New Zealand's fourth Confed Cup campaign, although few of the current squad played in South Africa in 2009, or the subsequent World Cup in 2010. Read More »

Mitrovic equalises late as Serbia earn point vs. Wales


Wales remain four points off the top in third place but they know they will probably have to win their four remaining matches to give themselves a chance of heading to Russian Federation next summer. "You expect a tough game here". "We've gone to Austria and the Republic of Ireland and drawn and we really should have beaten Serbia at home". "But I've had to mention it [now] because people think: 'If we don't get the right result or performance, what's my future?' But there's another 12 ... Read More »

De Villiers to lead South Africa in T20 series v England

I'm a good captain and I can take this team forward. South Africa lost a 1999 World Cup semi-final against Australia when they needed one run to win from the last four balls and were eliminated in the group stage on home soil in 2003 after misunderstanding the Duckworth-Lewis scoring system. Read More »

New Zealand beats Oracle in America's Cup opener in Bermuda


The U.S. team responded by introducing a hybrid position aboard its own boat, allowing tactician Tom Slingsby to pedal when needed to pump more oil into the hydraulic system. Spithill took a few digs at the Kiwis on June 3 after Oracle clinched a bonus point for the match. That's his style and that's his natural bent. Further along the narrow hull of the catamaran is Blair Tuke, Burling's Olympic partner in the 49er skiff, who both cycles and adjusts the rake of the foils which allow the ... Read More »

Feliciano Lopez to face Pouille in Stuttgart final


Mischa, seeded six, was beaten 6-7 (7-2) 7-6 (7-4) 7-5 by the experienced Spaniard Feliciano Lopez in a contest that lasted two hours and six minutes. Landing his slice serve with more sting and angle, Lopez hit eight of his 15 aces in the second set to level the match. The 23-year-old Pouille, who reached the quarter-finals at Wimbledon and US Open last year, will face Spaniard Lopez on Sunday as he looks for a third ATP Tour title. Read More »

Golden opportunity for Pakistan to avenge loss to India: Imran

Australia: Fox Sports. South Africa: SuperSport 2. The 25-year-old left-armer missed Pakistan's shock eight-wicket semi-final win over tournament hosts England in Cardiff on Wednesday with a back spasm. What Pakistan will bring is in doubt, and there's the intrigue about the showdown on Sunday at The Oval. We are certainly not taking anything for granted. Read More »

Nadal cruises into French Open quarters in style


Carreno Busta , seeded 20th, failed to convert six match points in the deciding set before eventually grinding down last year's Wimbledon runner-up. The Czech tennis player was fresh off a win over top American player Jack Sock. Of course a loss here would make him the first defending champion to lose before the quarter-finals since Nadal, in 2009. Read More »

Spieth still believes in US Open chances

The U.S. Open is known for putting a premium on par, even as the USGA tries to convince golf fans that it's not preoccupied with par. Open leaderboard right now, you probably wouldn't realize what you're watching. While he won't give any excuses, this beast of a course couldn't have been his first choice for a return to action. McIlroy birdied four of his last six holes at Erin Hills to improve seven shots on his opening 78, but still missed the cut by four shots. Read More »

Sabres trade for Beaulieu


Beaulieu was the 17th overall pick back in 2011 and had spent his entire National Hockey League career with the Canadiens until now. This comes with a roster freeze taking place today at 3 PM before the expansion and National Hockey League drafts taking place later this week. Read More »

McIlroy, Day to miss US Open cut

Open golf tournament Friday, June 16, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. This might have been more than anyone was expecting. While his score of 73 wasn't bad considering the course conditions, it has to sting that he only needed to be 1-under on Friday to play the weekend and couldn't get it done. Read More »