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Rangers' expansion draft protected list released with no surprises

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Vegas must pick one player from each team and select 14 forwards , nine defensemen and three goaltenders . The incoming Vegas Golden Knights can begin to take shape now that they know who's available to them. It's expected some teams will make deals with Vegas to not select a certain player on their roster. Ward lived up to the expectations of the three-year, $9.75 million contract he signed with the Sharks in July 2015 when he collected seven goals and 13 points during the team's run to ... Read More »

Brooks Koepka caps a record week with US Open title

The American Ryder Cup star then bagged a trio of birdies on the 14th, 15th and 16th holes to finish at eight under. He walked to the 18th green to a rousing ovation and left it as the U.S. Ryder Cup team a year ago. The previous lowest score in relation to par was the eight-under 63 shot by Johnny Miller in the final round of the 1973 Open. Read More »

Confederations Cup-2017: Portugal and Mexico went to a draw

We know we still have lots of opportunities, there are two games remaining and that's why we're calm. Arturo Vidal and Eduardo Vargas fired Chile to a 2-0 win over Cameroon, but the game was once again dominated by the video assistant system which is being trialed at the Confederations Cup . Read More »

Arenado completes cycle with game-winning homer for Rockies

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ATLANTA - Brandon Phillips poked a single through a five-man infield in the ninth inning to produce a walk-off hit for the second straight game and lift Atlanta over Miami. A career.199 hitter in 176 at-bats coming in, deGrom also provided the biggest jolt. Logan Morrison had two of the Rays' home runs to reach 21 for the season, a two-run blast to right in the first and a solo shot in the seventh. Read More »

India favourites to lift Champions Trophy: Kohil's childhood coach

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In the field we were still 6 today. An ear-splitting reaction followed signalling Kohli's arrival, but Pakistan briefly rallied either side of a second rain delay as Amir and Hasan Ali tied up Sharma. Ultimately, they were bowled out for 164 runs thus giving India an easy victory. The IPL is different, and worldwide runs are different against a quality bowling attack as well. Read More »

Juventus rejects Chelsea offer for Alex Sandro

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It hasn't transpired that way as he has been made to wait, while his handling of Diego Costa and the text message to inform him that he no longer had a role in his plans at Chelsea didn't go down well with the club hierarchy. Chelsea are, as The Guardian suggest, hoping that an improved bid of £55m for Sandro, who has seven caps for Brazil, could tempt Juventus to part with the left-back. Read More »

Cricket fraternity congratulate Pakistan for Champions Trophy 2017 win

Not many had backed Pakistan to go beyond the group stage in the Champions Trophy , but the team led by Sarfraz Ahmed enjoyed an extraordinary revival after its disastrous opener. Pakistan's opening partnership of 128 between Azhar Ali and Zaman was instrumental as they put up a big score. Denied the calming influence of an early wicket, India's bowlers looked nervous. Read More »

UFC stars excited about McGregor vs Mayweather fight

The boxing format heavily favors the undefeated Mayweather (49-0, 26 KOs), whom many consider to be the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world. Rumors have circulated for nearly a year about a super fight between the two powerhouses of fighting, however, even UFC President Dana White expressed some doubt as to if the two sides would be able to reach a compromise that would enable them to actually step into the reach. Read More »

Burling, Kiwis beat Oracle third time in America's Cup

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Team New Zealand and Oracle during racing on the second day of the America's cup final racing. "It's not over yet, we've got five days and they're five very important days. "The team's hungry. They're a very, very competitive group". “We tidied up a lot of those little errors we made around the course yesterday and that really showed today. Read More »

Transfer Rumour: Real Madrid place €150 million price tag on Cristiano Ronaldo

Manchester United sold Ronaldo to Real Madrid in the summer of 2009 for £80m and they have tried to set up a deal for his return on at least one occasion since his departure. Ronaldo has ignored pleas from Real boss Zinedine Zidane to reconsider his position. According to Marca when Zidane heard Ronaldo had sworn to quit he broke off from his family holiday and called his number seven to tell him Madrid "needed him for his goals, and also his winning mentality". Read More »

Mexico snatch dramatic late leveller to deny Portugal victory

El Tri were no pushovers in the match despite Portugal heading into Kazan Arena as the favourites. It took a while for both sides to settle but the first real action of interest was possibly the most contentious. But Portugal's celebrations were premature as Moreno popped up with the equaliser. Those who want to watch the Mexico vs. Portugal football match live online will have a few options for finding streaming video of the match . Read More »

Pakistan sink India to lift maiden Champions Trophy

Pakistan play their "home" matches in UAE and Sunday's 180-run win against defending champions India was a ideal platform to send a strong message to the government in New Delhi. Pakistan were 200-2 after Fakhar Zaman's attempt at a boundary was thwarted by Jadeja in the high-octane final of the ICC Champions Trophy . Only four times has 300 been chased successfully at the Oval . Read More »

Hideki Matsuyama closes with 6-under 66 in US Open

The 27-year-old struggled to believe his triumph, saying: "What I've done this week is wonderful". Playing out of the third-to-last twosome, he found 11 (of 14) fairways and mustered 11 greens in regulation, losing 0.771 strokes approaching-the-green. Read More »

Confederations Cup: Portugal 2-2 Mexico

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Mexico , the 1999 winners, struggled to match Fernando Santos' side as Portugal hit their stride halfway through the first half and Ronaldo provided Quaresma with a simple finish after the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) had ruled out a goal for Nani . Read More »

Pakistan wins Champions Trophy, crushes archrival India

Amir, who missed the semi-final win over England with a back spasm, reduced the defending champions to 54-5. Amir, whose career was almost ended across London by a ban and jail sentence for his involvement in a spot-fixing scan during a 2010 Test at Lord's, was in superb form after a back spasm forced him out of the semi-final win over England. Read More »

Koepka in control and with a 1-shot lead at US Open

Koepka's 16-under-par total equalled the record for the lowest winning under par total at a US Open set by Rory McIlroy at the 2011 championship. Koepka missed just seven fairways during the tournament and hit 62 of 72 greens in regulation. Read More »

Carlos Pena Set To Become Rangers Third Summer Signing

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Cardoso will cost Rangers around £1.5million and Herrera's transfer fee has been quoted at around £750,000. Vitoria Setubal centre-half Fabio Cardoso and Benfica attacker Dalcio are both due to report to the club's training base on Monday morning after Caixinha accompanied the pair on a flight from Lisbon. Read More »

Russian Federation 2-0 New Zealand: Hosts win Confederations Cup Group A opener

Next year's World Cup will take place in 12 stadiums spread across 11 cities, including Moscow , St. Petersburg, Kazan , and Sochi, the host cities for the Confederations Cup. A giant screen reports a VAR incident is being reviewed during the Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico , at the Kazan Arena, Russia , Sunday, June 18, 2017. Read More »

Russell Martin, Kendrys Morales power Blue Jays past White Sox

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Jose Abreu also went deep to help the White Sox win their fourth straight series against the Blue Jays , beating them for the ninth time in the in the last 10 games. "I definitely barreled it, but it wasn't a no-doubter by any means, then I saw on the replay it hit off the top of the wall". In his first start since April 16, Shields lasted 5 2/3 innings, giving up seven hits and three runs, including the two-run shot from Martin that ended his afternoon. Read More »

Arnold Palmer's 1960 US Open win honored at Erin

Harman also bogeyed No. 13 to drop back to 11 under. Matsuyama, the world number four, had to settle for a one-under-par 71 which left him on six under, six off the pace. "I think I was just more aggressive than in the second round", he said about his third-round 82. He then chipped to a few feet for a straightforward birdie to move to 13 under. Read More »

Getting to double digits is tough, staying there is tougher

HARTFORD, WI - JUNE 18: Brooks Koepka of the United States lines up a putt on the 18th green during the final round of the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills on June 18, 2017 in Hartford, Wisconsin. Make four, get out of there and post a great number. Thomas had 310 yards to the pin for his second shot to the 18th and hit a ideal three-wood onto the green to set up the eagle putt from seven feet which completed a record-breaking 63. Read More »

Mexico snatch draw with Portugal in Confederations Cup

While world champions Germany have sent a youthful squad to Russian Federation for the tournament, Portugal are bringing their first choice group of players including captain Cristiano Ronaldo . "We were always more unsafe than them, both in our organised play and on the counter attack". Stay tuned for Portugal vs Mexico FIFA Confederations 2017 live goal updates on this site. Read More »

Kite looks back on windy final round at Pebble

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This is his third appearance at the US Open , and the first time he has made the cut. Thomas' lead heading into Sunday's final round? This isn't like most Opens. There were five after Saturday's round. The leader Harman has been smart and steady, and knows how to get the job done; he held off Dustin to win the Wells Fargo in North Carolina a couple of months ago, raking home a long putt on the last. Read More »

LSU Meets Oregon State Monday Night in Omaha

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The Seminoles grabbed a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning when Busby belted a two-run homer, his 15th dinger of the year. And so Florida State and LSU met for an opening night date in Omaha for one of the most highly anticipated games of the tournament, what with LSU throwing and pitching lights-out baseball and FSU answering with lights-out throwing and pitching of its own. Read More »

Sublime Fakhar leads Pakistan to 338-4 in final

The south Asian nation claimed their third ICC tournament, having earlier won the 50-over World Cup in 1992 and the World Twenty20 in 2009. We came here as a number eight ranked team and won the tournament. Nothing in Pakistan cricket lasts a lifetime, nothing in Pakistan cricket comes easy. Indeed, the ineffectiveness of India's two experienced spinners was the big letdown. Read More »

Pakistan hope Hasan will shine again in CT final

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Meanwhile, Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed had no qualms about the pitch and was more than happy at his team's progression towards their first final at a major ODI event since 1999 World Cup . The match was played on a pitch used two days previously for Pakistan's final group game but Morgan insisted that had nothing to do with it. Pakistan had played in Cardiff on Monday, beating Sri Lanka in what was a virtual quarter-final, and Morgan added: " Pakistan did that (adapt) ... Read More »

Man Utd target Morata gets married in Venice

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Zinedine Zidane has made it clear that he doesn't want to see Morata move anywhere but has conceded that no guarantees can be made over Morata receiving greater amounts of game time next season ahead of the World Cup - the main priority for the Spaniard at this given time. Read More »

Hunter Greene: Getting to know No. 2 overall baseball draft pick

Twins officials spoke highly about Lewis throughout the draft process. The 6-foot-1, 190-pound Lewis was named the 2017 Gatorade Player of the Year in California. Greene, featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated this season, also batted.324 with six homers and 28 RBIs. I'll continue to write-up individual profiles of draftees for at least the first couple draftees today, but for the later picks on whom there's less information at some point it'll be a summary page depending on exactly ... Read More »

Spieth stabilizes in final round at US Open

Spieth had a nice day considering how the winds have picked up at Erin Hills. "But I'm looking forward to getting the job done". Most flags were just steps off the green, though a few were in accessible bowls. Still, without Miller on the broadcast, we were deprived of his opinions on Thomas's achievement, and forced to wonder just what line of reasoning he might take in an effort to maintain his personal fiefdom, as Miller was famous for dropping in his accomplishment at any possible moment. Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan break ICC tournaments jinx against India

By the time Sarfraz took the final catch, off the bowling of the tournament's leading wicket-taker Hasan Ali , who finished yesterday with 3-19 and the Champions Trophy with 13 wickets, there was barely an Indian fan to witness it. Amir's redemption from the match-fixing scandal of 2010 now seems complete, the turnaround from three months in prison in 2011 to yesterday's hero sealed with his part in Pakistan's first 50-overs trophy since Imran Khan's Cornered Tigers in the World Cup 25 years ... Read More »

Titans agree to terms with wide receiver Eric Decker

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Decker was released by the Jets last Monday , a day before the start of mandatory minicamp, as part of an ongoing purge of veteran talent. He suffered a partially torn rotator cuff early in the season, and was placed on the injured reserve October 12. Read More »

Old issues return as muddle-headed England lose to Pakistan

Pakistan , which suffered a 124-run thrashing by India in its opening group game, then cruised to the meagre victory target with 77 balls to spare. England were bowled out for 211 in their semi-final and afterwards skipper Eoin Morgan said that they weren't prepared for the sluggish used surface . Read More »

No need for alarm bells after draw, says Ronaldo

We'll need players to cover both sides and we'll try to control the ball as much as possible. For Mexico's coach Juan Carlos Osorio, he too does not have a lot of injuries to deal with but his captain and Mexico's most experienced player Rafael Marquez could miss the first match because of a back spasm. Read More »