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Ariya favourite for Women's PGA title

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PGA Grand Slam of GolfThe 18th hole at Kemper Lakes Golf Course . Kang said she was exhausted following a fourth-place finish at the U.S. Women's Open. The ever-steady Inbee Park won this event for three consecutive years, from 2013-2015. In fact, the South Korean won this event for three consecutive years - all in NY - in 2013 at Locust Hill Country Club in Rochester, in 2014 at Monroe Golf Club in Rochester (when it was still the LPGA Championship), and at the inaugural KPMG Women's PGA ... Read More »

Mavericks decline Dirk Nowitzki's option, expected to re-sign him

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The L.A. Clippers are now in the midst of a rebuild, manifested further by the report that DeAndre Jordan is opting out of the previous year of his contract with the team. That included a stretch of 11 consecutive 50-plus-win seasons from 2000 to 2011 - a run bettered only by the Lakers from 1979 to 1991 and San Antonio Spurs from 1999 to 2017. Read More »

The Mavs target move for DeAndre Jordan again despite famous 2015 debacle

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Another scenario is him opting in to his deal for the objective of a trade, and this situation was explained Tuesday on Twitter by Marc Stein of the New York Times . As a free agent, the big man committed to signing with the Texas-based franchise on an $80 million contract and everything looked set for him to pen to paper and make things official just days later. Read More »

Woods has plenty on the line at Quicken Loans

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Woods will play alongside compatriot Bill Haas and Australian Marc Leishman in the first two rounds. He has, after all, played well enough so far this season to at least qualify for the first two post-season events, if not the Ryder Cup; and by all accounts seems pleased with his progress during this current comeback from injury. Read More »

Of The 16 2018 FIFA World Cup Round Of 16 Spots Confirmed!

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More likely, he is being true to his word. Goal-nado - Harry Kane has been scoring goals for fun. Southgate never announces his team officially until an hour before kick-off but he is acutely aware that Kane wants to be involved and has had to balance his captain's wishes with the possibility England's first knockout game could take place on Monday, four days after the Belgium game. Read More »

Gareth Southgate admits knives will be out if England lose to Colombia

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Speaking in the press conference after the game, Martinez heaped praise on everything the tournament has to offer, from its infrastructure, games, teams, organization and the people of Russian Federation themselves. "It's one of the reasons why we've done what we did (against Belgium ), to give ourselves the best possible opportunity of doing that". Speaking to Fox Sports , he said: 'I feel angry not to go, we could have been there, but I want Belgium to be world champion for my friend ... Read More »

Dallas reportedly declines Dirk Nowitzki’s option

The move allows Jordan to explore the market and most likely sign with the Dallas Mavericks , who have targeted him as their top free-agent priority. on a four-year, $87 million deal. He is a native of the state and starred at Texas A&M before being drafted by the Clippers with the 35th pick in the 2008 Draft. Read More »

Toni Kroos admits early World Cup exit is what Germany deserved

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At the end we did not do enough , to be honest. "It didn't look good after two straight losses, but I think we restored some of the pride in Asian soccer by finishing with a win". VAR came into play in stoppage time after an offside decision overruling a Jang Hyun-Soo goal from a corner, was review by the referee and overturned, giving the Koreans a deserved lead. Read More »

Marouane Fellaini signs new two-year Manchester United contract

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The 30-year-old was set to be a free agent when his contract expired on July 1, and he promised to reveal a decision on his future on Sunday while he is at the World Cup with Belgium. Now, it is being claimed that Dendoncker is still on Manchester United's transfer wish-list this summer as Jose Mourinho ponders bolstering his options at the back ahead of next season. Read More »

MLS player Collin Martin publicly announces he is gay

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Collin Martin of the Minnesota United announced that he's gay on the same day as his team's annual Pride Night. A player in Major League Soccer, Collin Martin, has come out as gay and believes other athletes should feel welcome to come out as well . Read More »

Argentina Set To Make Surprise Change To Starting XI Against France

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However, he also thought that it was more than just Messi who could punish the French. Argentina are looking to put their tricky World Cup start behind them against 1998 winners France in the last 16 on Saturday. One state of affairs seemingly stuck on an eternal loop is France's inability to get the most from a wealth of talent that, now Germany have departed, is rivalled only by Spain for depth. Read More »

If LeBron leaves, TUMS will give away heartburn meds to Cavs fans

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Teams in the National Basketball Association can negotiate with free agents at midnight Sunday and the moratorium before they can sign new contracts ends July 6. There is a huge amount of excitement around the city of Los Angeles for the possibility that James could be headed to the Lakers. In a testament to the closeness of James' inner-circle, there is essentially no certainty of what he'll do in free agency. Read More »

Calum Chambers in advanced talks with Arsenal over new contract

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The centre-back struggled for playing time under Arsene Wenger but the new contract, confirmed by a club source, shows that Unai Emery views him as part of his plans. Clearly the ex-Paris Saint-Germain boss has made it his mission to sort out Arsenal's midfield, which was much needed and has gone down very well with the club's fans. Read More »

LA hasn't offered Ingram for Kawhi

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LeBron James has until the end of June 29th to exercise his opt-in for the 18-19 season and in the interiim, there have been reports of James communicating with Kawhi Leonard, Kevin Durant and Paul George . While the Lakers are reportedly open to including Brandon Ingram in a trade package for Kawhi Leonard, Los Angeles has not offered the 2016 No. 2 overall pick yet, according to the Los Angeles Times . Read More »

Chelsea plan to use Golovin in the first-team squad

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Juventus had been chasing a deal for Golovin, but Chelsea have now jumped the queue and hope to conclude a deal once the midfielder's participation in the World Cup has finished. Sarri was keen on Golovin while he was in charge at Napoli and would delight at the Russian joining Chelsea. The 22-year-old put in a couple of impressive performances for Russian Federation during the World Cup group stages, which included an eye-catching free-kick against Saudi Arabia on the opening day of ... Read More »

With Steven Wright, Drew Pomeranz both hurt, who will take rotation spot?

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Wright was rocked for 10 runs last time out against the Mariners, boosting his ERA from 1.23 to 3.38, but he has still pitched really well overall this year. With the Red Sox enjoying an off-day on Monday, it's likely lefty Eduardo Rodriguez will get the start Thursday night against the Angels. Righthander Justin Haley was called up from Triple A Pawtucket to replace Wright on the roster. Read More »

Murray kicks off campaign with win

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The former world No.1 looked crisp and confident on his return from hip surgery in January as he powered past fellow three-time grand slam victor Wawrinka 6-1, 6-3 in the first round of the Nature Valley International. Harrison is ranked 58th. Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki, last year's runner-up, had an easier passage as she beat Camila Giorgi 6-2, 6-2. Murray won five games in a row in the opening set and while Wawrinka improved in the second Murray's clever changes of pace forced more ... Read More »

Champions out as Germany lose 239/1 thriller to South Korea

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I'm still angry and disappointed and at the same time I feel sorry for all our fans who supported us in the stadium or at home in front of the tv or at public viewings. Later in stoppage time, Son Heung-min made it 2-0 with a back-breaking strike of his own. "We believed in it until the very end, we tried to shoot, but we just couldn't get the ball in". Read More »

South Korea vs. Germany - Football Match Report

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Germany have exited the 2018 World Cup after suffering a huge upset defeat to South Korea , who were matched as high as 24/1 to beat the holders and 239/1 to win 2-0. "Also the dynamism that led to the goalscoring opportunities was not there, so we deserve to be eliminated ". In goalkeeper Cho Hyun-woo, who Kim rated as "tremendous", South Korea may have also found a world-class player who is capable of keeping them in any game. Read More »

Chelsea close to signing £62m Brazil star Alisson ahead of Real Madrid

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Despite Monchi's assertion, Real are said to have proposed a €40 million (£35 million) switch the Serie A club rejected. If you asked me about [Patrick] Schick I'd say the same thing, I've read so much but no offer has come in. Liverpool are reportedly prepared to pay up to €180m to secure Asensio's services, and the Spanish side may be required to do business with Liverpool if they want to secure at least one of their reported transfer targets. Read More »

Defeat to Belgium sets up England's 'biggest game for decade'

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Belgium has scored nine goals and has a goal differential of +7, both are now the best of any team in the tournament. England manager Gareth Southgate stood by his decision to make eight changes and rest most of his regular World Cup starters as his reserves fell to a 1-0 defeat to Belgium in their group-stage finale on Thursday. Read More »

Wilder: Joshua Chickened Out, He’s Afraid To Fight Me

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Joshua, who holds the WBA, IBF and WBO titles, was hoping for a showdown with WBC king Wilder in order to try and claim the only belt missing from his collection. Joshua is the reigning WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight world champion having beat Joseph Parker on points to record his 21st professional win in March. Read More »

Historic Germany win leaves South Korea coach feeling 'empty'

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It's the first time in 51 matches that Mexico manager Juan Carlos Osorio has made no changes between matches. In dramatic scenes in Kazan , Kim Young-gwon's stoppage-time opener was ruled legitimate after intervention from the Video Assistant Referee, before Son Heung-min added the second goal minutes later. Read More »

Panama v Tunisia 28 June 2018

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Tunisia's victory was expected, looking more competitive in losses to England and Belgium than Panama , which was competing in its first World Cup. Panama's endeavor throughout the opening stages of the game, where they harried Tunisian possession continuously force errors, was reaping dividends and the goal was a just reward for starting the game the brighter of the two sides. Read More »

FIFA World Cup Disciplined Japan advances to round 16 2 hours ago

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The message I sent out to the pitch was to stay put and the players listened to me'. After disappointing defeats to Senegal and Colombia, Poland didn't appear too daunting a task for the hitherto undefeated Japan . From a deep position, Rafal Kurzawa curled a free kick towards the back post and Bednarek was waiting to volley the ball inside the near post from six yards out for his first global goal. Read More »

Azmoun retires from Iran duty aged 23 after abuse

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Azmoun, known for his temper and his undiplomatic social media usage, is hoped to reconsider his decision before January's Asian Cup. 'It was a great honour for me to play in my national team, ' he wrote [ via Instagram ], 'and I am proud of myself till the end of my life. Read More »

Hotel mattress blamed for Brazilian ace injury

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But [the injury] happened because he made a rotation movement and felt uncomfortable after. But Real Madrid left-back Marcelo , who started all three group games, was forced off early on against Serbia. As you know I celebrated the last victory so much that even I injured myself, she wrote. "He said he locked up when he was leaving the pitch". As if that wasn't enough, the fifth-year Whitecaps centre back capped off his World Cup experience with a goal - a pivotal one that tied Costa ... Read More »

Crespo: It's logical Argentina depend on Messi, Barcelona do too

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Not surprisingly, their sparkle has come in midfield, where players such as Barcelona's Ivan Rakitic and Real Madrid's Luka Modric , both in their 30s, are savouring what could be their last shot at World Cup glory. A lack-lustre Argentina were on the verge of an embarrassing exit before Manchester United defender , Rojo, surged into the area to place Gabriel Mercado's cross into the bottom corner. Read More »

Batshuayi Reacts To Booting The Ball In His Own Face With Tweet

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When Adnan Januzaj scored a stunning goal to give Belgium the lead against England, he must have felt like nothing would trump it. The Chelsea man went to kick the ball back into the net as he celebrated Januzaj's strike. After the game, Batshuayi was his usual self-effacing self on Twitter... "Hahaha don't know what was better the goal or michy batshuayi", one fan wrote . Read More »