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Kyle Larson: Runner-up Finish at Chicago

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I ran into him first. Bowyer received the free pass, which allowed him to move back on to the lead lap. The Daytona 500 was one of the three races so far this season that saw Kevin Harvick finish outside of the top 10; he was 31st. All three were in the top five in the race, but it really became the Kyle and Kyle show with an interesting battle for the win with less than 10 to go in the race. Read More »

New Liverpool FC signing opens up about Man United reports

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He is in training, not doing all but in a few parts he's doing more than the others. "We have nine games until the season starts and we will need them all". Also, we find out what Arsenal fans can expect from the four men filling Arsene Wenger's sizeable shoes, go One-on-One with former Sweden star Tomas Brolin, recall the bonkers the story of Graeme Souness at Rangers, visit the London-based firm fighting match-fixing around the world, and hail some of the worst football teams ever. Read More »

Rafael Nadal reacts to beating Mikhail Kukushkin at Wimbledon

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Isner faced two match points against Bemelmans at 5-4 in the fifth set but held and then broke in the next game. "On grass, the ball bounces really low so it was a good test". The 17-times Grand Slam champion dug in though and managed to avoid being dragged further into the afternoon, claiming victory when Kukushkin's forehand smacked into the net tape. Read More »

FIFA slams football legend Maradona

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Maradona was an outspoken critic of previous Federation Internationale de Football Association president Sepp Blatter, but was brought back into the fold when Gianni Infantino was elected in 2016. Viewership of England's victory over Colombia on Tuesday peaked at 24.2 million during the penalty shootout, which was roughly 81 percent of the people watching TV in the United Kingdom, according to the Telegraph. Read More »

Roger Federer ditches Nike for Uniqlo

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According to ESPN , his new endorsement deal is worth more than $300 million guaranteed over the next 10 years. Federer has said that he hopes they will be selling Federer-branded clothing to the public by the beginning of next year, although nothing has been confirmed. Read More »

2019 season to start a week earlier

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It's just the way the sport is. The team's double retirement masked the gains made from back-to-back upgrades for the engine and aerodynamics respectively, which have helped it secure pole for the last two races. For fans, it is always more interesting when you aren't able to name the victor on a Thursday before a wheel has even been turned. "I think it's impossible to say how the rest of the season is going to go", added the reigning champion. Read More »

Medicals due for Jorginho and Mahrez after bids accepted

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Mahrez and Slimani featured in Algeria's 3-0 loss to Portugal on June 7 while Amartey played in the Black Stars' 2-2 draw against Iceland on the same day. Mahrez netted 13 goals in 41 appearances for the Foxes last season. It is understood the 27-year-old wants a resolution before his proposed return to Leicester next week and negotiations are continuing on that basis. Read More »

Man United Sign Lee Grant From Stoke City

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Foster, who was relegated from the Premier League with the Baggies last season, previously enjoyed two loan spells with the Hornets between 2005 and 2007. "It's good to get through the door". A strong career in the Midlands saw Foster nominated for the Football Writers' Association of the Year Award in the 2016-17 season, in addition to scooping the West Brom supporters' player of the season award. Read More »

Past champs Sharapova, Kvitova beaten at Wimbledon

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However, her movements against the 50th ranked Sasnovich were lethargic and Kvitova stood with no chance against the 24-year-old, who varied her strokes, mixing in some clever drop shots with some pounding ground strokes, and rarely showed any signs of nerves. Read More »

Georgia's Fromm suffers fracture in non-throwing hand

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Now, the odds are that Fromm will hold on to the starting job, and this injury will be a bump in the road. It is a small fracture in his left hand, suffered when Fromm was on a boat earlier this week. It's good that it's just a minor injury. Georgia football is the No. 1 topic every day on DawgNation Daily - the daily podcast for Georgia Bulldogs fans. Read More »

LeBron James trades The Land for LA LA Land: Crowquill

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The Lakers are attempting to chart a new course for James' future with the Lakers than the style of basketball he played with the Cleveland Cavaliers . All parties agree they need more shooting and those type of moves may be coming. Howard was productive last season with averages of 16.6 points, 12.5 rebounds and 1.6 blocks in 81 games. Read More »

Quarter and semi final match dates, and latest results

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We have underestimated them for years. Cavani is Uruguay's leading scorer at the tournament with three goals and his absence would be a huge blow for Tabárez , not least because of his ability to hold up the ball, tie up central defenders and create space for his striker partner Luis Suárez. Read More »

Molinari coasts to maiden PGA Tour title

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And that is exactly what Italian Francesco Molinari did at the Quicken Loans National on Sunday by shooting a closing 62. He won by eight shots over Ryan Armour (68), matching the largest margin of victory this year on the PGA Tour . There he hit his approach in a greenside bunker and left his sand shot 14 feet away from the cup. "I stuffed it at 10, and I stuffed it at 11". "The putts I missed, I hit a lot of good ones, which I don't mind because I hadn't been doing that for a while, ... Read More »

Top scorers meet best defence in Brazil v Belgium clash

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Belgium , who came from behind to beat Japan in a thrilling last-16 match, have fast become the favourite team of many fans of countries already eliminated for their attractive style of flowing football, a role their old rivals the Netherlands often occupied. Read More »

Thai cave rescue: the options

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Nearly 120 million litres of water was pumped out by late on Tuesday, or about 1.6 million every hour, reported Reuters . He said it was unknown if an evacuation involving diving could be attempted. And efforts to find an air hole on top of the mountain have also been stepped up with as many as 30 teams of rescuers searching for an air hole that could offer a way into the cave from above, and therefore an alternative escape route. Read More »

Reasons Lionel Messi Should Retire From Argentina After World Cup 2018

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Even though both iconic football stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have bowed out of World Cup 2018 , the debate over their greatness has resulted in a odd divorce case of a Russian couple. Finally, the 2002 World Cup victor talked about Cristiano Ronaldo's future. "Every team has lots of diving, lots of pretending, lots of putting pressure on the referee.the game loses quality.and for me that was the negative point". Read More »

Jose Mourinho Ready to Sell Two Manchester United Stars

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However, the report suggests that Manchester United could be left disappointing with Sandro closer to signing a new deal at Juventus than a move to Old Trafford. And United have been on the lookout for a suitable third-choice to complement David de Gea and Sergio Romero after deciding to give Pereira the opportunity to play games elsewhere. Read More »

Sweet 16! Serena surges into Wimbledon third round

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Since giving birth to her daughter a year ago, Serena Williams has returned to the court , beating some of the highest-ranked players out there. Tennis star Serena Williams is now competing in Wimbledon 2018, beating Dutch player Arantxa Rus in her opening match. Read More »

Federer eases into 3rd round at Wimbledon

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At one point, Roger won staggering 35 points in a row on serve, including a ideal second set where he held five times at love, and Lukas never reached a deuce on the return. Williams was almost as good, losing just five of 32 points on her first serve in a 6-1, 6-4 win over Viktoriya Tomova. Just like in the opening match, Roger was the dominant figure on the court, firing 16 aces and dropping just nine points in his games, never facing a break point just like against Lajovic in the opening ... Read More »

With Cavani and Suarez, Uruguay can beat anyone: Captain

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The striker had said he hoped the injury was "nothing" but the scan gives Uruguay real hope that he can play at least some part in the eagerly awaited clash against France . We'll see what happens, we'll do [medical] exams. Real Madrid forward Ronaldo has scored four of Portugal's five goals so far, while Barcelona star Suarez netted against Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation. Read More »

Diego Maradona calls England win over Colombia 'monumental robbery'

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England is now set to play in the quarterfinals of the world championship against Sweden in the city of Samara on July 7. England went ahead with a 57th-minute Harry Kane penalty after the forward was wrestled to the ground but Pekerman said England's players were constantly attempting to force decisions. Read More »

All-or-nothing Slams: Stephens out in Wimbledon’s 1st Round

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This is the second time in a row that Stephens was knocked out in Wimbledon's first round, as she lost to Alison Riske of the United States in her 2017 opener, reports Efe. Early round Wimbledon upsets include some of the very best in both men's and women's singles. "I came in here feeling not too bad". It's unfortunate I lost today. Read More »

Alonso to start from pit lane in Austria

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Alonso broke his front wing at the end of Q2, when he ran over the yellow kerbs at the penultimate corner that have caused damage to several cars this weekend. "The front wing we had last year's front wing, so we didn't know exactly how it would behave with this year's auto". "The second part of the race, a lot of blisters on the tyres for everybody". Read More »

Brazil knocks out Mexico

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It looked like Neymar's game - or even his World Cup - could be over with 20 minutes to go. The game was largely uneventful until Neymar sparked into life in the 25th minute to turn Mexican defender Edson Alvarez inside out and dispatch a shot. Read More »

Anthony Joshua's proposed opponent Alexander Povetkin signs up for VADA programme

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Following the WBA's instructions, Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn admitted: "If it is Povetkin, it will be in September, that's for sure, and then we fight Wilder straight after if he signs a contract". He was scheduled to fight WBC champion Deontay Wilder back in May of 2016, but the contest fell apart when the Russian boxer tested positive for a performance enhancing drug. Read More »

Ryu birdies final hole for three-shot lead at Women's PGA

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But after carding the low round of the week, Hataoka fell on the first of two playoff holes, both of which Park birdied to win her second major following the South Korean's victory at the U.S. The latest win is Park's second victory of this season since she won the Volunteers of America LPGA Texas Classic in May. Henderson, in the hunt for her second victory in the event after beating Ko in a playoff in 2016, banged in a 15-foot birdie at the last to earn a share of the lead. Read More »

Alex Noren takes French Open title to strengthen Ryder Cup case

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Alex Noren will turn his attention to the Open Championship after staging a remarkable fightback to claim the HNA Open de France title. The Swede entered round four seven shots off the lead and still did not look a likely victor when he turned in 35 as the final groups battled it out atop the leaderboard. Read More »

England beat Colombia on penaties

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Colombia though certainly had the quality, will and opportunity to exploit any weaknesses in Southgate's defence and, while the late header from Yerry Mina forced extra-time, the backline passed their examination in impressive fashion. Southgate deserves a large share of the credit for the breaking of the hoodoo. The 47-year-old has been smart enough to realise that while pundits may dismiss the shootout as a lottery, it is in fact a supreme test of nerve and skill. Read More »

Manchester United confirm Grant capture

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The goalkeeper only made his Premier League debut in 2016 but impressed hugely against Manchester United with a performance that has evidently stuck in José Mourinho's mind. The 35-year old started off his career at Derby County in 2000 and has had subsequent spells with Burnley, Oldham Athletic (on loan), Sheffield Wednesday. Read More »

England plus points against Colombia

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Rodriguez is one of Colombia's most important players and won the Golden Boot at the 2014 World Cup after finishing as the tournament's top scorer. Sweden now await in a mouth-watering Samara quarter-final on Saturday, which England approach buoyed by a display of character and coolness which belied the side's tender years. Read More »

Kyle Busch wins NASCAR Cup Series race in wild finish

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And Larson's vote counts more - he was the runner-up and could be expected to respond negatively. Kurt Busch took the lead in lap 142 and held it for 18 laps before Harvick passed him on lap 160 to secure the stage win. But he appears to be picking up some momentum, finishing in the top 10 in his last three races. He matched Harvick's total of five victories. "When I was going down the backstretch, I was like, "Hell, no, you're not taking this one away right now". Read More »

Harry Kane says England 'grew up' during win on penalties over Colombia

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It's hard to criticise a goalkeeper after a shootout - it is sort of a lottery after all - but it's nice to celebrate them when they rise above the pressure and win the game for their team. Southgate will also be satisfied with how his players responded to the physical demands of the occasion. It looked like England was in good shape to hold on to the win in the second half. Read More »