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Steven Holcomb: Olympic gold medallist bobsledder found dead at 37

You know he's going to be missed. "The entire Olympic family is shocked and saddened by the incredibly tragic loss today of Steven Holc". Team USA has created a page for loved ones and fans to share their memories of Holcomb, who was an Olympic gold medal victor and world cup champion. Read More »

Indian selectors name 15-member squad for Champions Trophy

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Pant, 19, was named among five players kept on standby, with Suresh Raina , Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur and Dinesh Karthik . With KL Rahul out of contention, recovering post-surgery, the BCCI appears to have played it safe in picking out of form Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan as the two openers. Read More »

Jazz will make series with Warriors harder than it looks

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J.J. Redick, however, has not been positive about the team's chances for a championship for some time now. After a 24-24 first quarter, the Clippers suffered a comprehensive expose. They had identical 51-31 records in the regular season. Now that the loss in Game 7 at home is for certain, it's time for them to get busy. "Tonight was no different. Read More »

McGregor Vs. Mayweather Superfight Had A Date - Until Canelo Alvarez Victory

Mayweather said on Friday that he really didn't know whether the fight with McGregor would happen at this point. Simply put, the Canelo vs. GGG fight is a more exciting fight for boxing fans - much moreso than Mayweather vs. Irish superstar McGregor and unbeaten American Mayweather have been locked in talks over a clash in 2017, with the financial aspects of the negotiations holding up the bout being agreed. Read More »

Kyle Lowry says he's 'doubtful' for Sunday

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DeRozan got some personal redemption after having to sit for two days and stew on that five-point effort in Game 2, going off for 37. Considering how close the game was, if they had hit their open looks like the Cavaliers did, then maybe their lead would have been much larger and a mini-run from the Cavs wouldn't have been too big an issue. Read More »

Proposed Canadian Premier League gets green light

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Reed's victory was confirmed at Canada Soccer's 97th annual Meeting of the Members, becoming the association's 34th president. He plays and coaches soccer and watches every Roma game at X-Cues Cafe & Lounge. Nearly every Canadian has played soccer at one time or another, now we will have our own league to cheer for and for our kids to aspire to play for. "We've probably been dreaming about a pro soccer team for quite a few years and if it does come to reality it would be great for everyone ... Read More »

Jose Mourinho: What I thought of Wayne Rooney's display against Arsenal

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I don't think the other ones (in the top four race), playing one match a week and being in a great situation, I don't think they are going to blow it. The result leaves the Gunners two points behind United with a game in hand. Sunday's win ended the hoodoo and earned Arsenal only their 13th league win in 50 outings against the Red Devils. Read More »

Man of the Match and Player Grades Poll for Everton at Swansea

Swansea were led by the superb Alfie Mawson who kept the Premier League's most lethal marksman, Romelu Lukaku, quiet all game and calmly marshalled their defence throughout. To put it simply, Ronald Koeman's side can not afford to drop any more points, if they wish to achieve their goal of automatic Europa league qualification next season. Read More »

Zverev in 5th final after beating Bautista Agut at

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It was Pella's second ATP tour final after losing to Pablo Cuevas in Rio de Janeiro past year. Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut returns a ball during his match against German player Yannick Hanfmann at the ATP Tour in Munich, Germany, Friday, May 5, 2017. Read More »

Ducks @ Oilers Game 6 BEST/WORST: Here We Go Again

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Draisaitl continued to be unstoppable against the Ducks, collecting a hat trick by the second period. Roman Josi had a goal and an assist, and Calle Jarnkrok added an empty-netter with 60 seconds left. McDavid picked up an assist on Caggiula's goal, finally notching his first multi-point performance of the playoffs after posting 30 during the regular season to claim the Art Ross Trophy as top scorer in the league. Read More »

Chatwood, Reynolds lift Rockies to 5-2 win over Diamondbacks

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The victory in the rubber game gave the Rockies (20-12) their seventh series win and a season-high 2 1/2-game lead in the National League West over the Diamondbacks . Pollock to ground into a double play. With one out in the second, Reynolds drove a 1-2 fastball from Taijuan Walker (3-2) an estimated 444 feet to center field for his 11th homer, three shy of his 2016 total in 441 plate appearances. Read More »

Crystal Palace vs Burnley 29 April 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions

Sam Allardyce's Palace have beaten Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool since the start of April, but came up just short against in-form Spurs as Christian Eriksen's 78th-minute goal secured an eighth straight league victory. That's the only way. The former England boss urged his team to put the Spurs defeat behind them by beating Burnley on Saturday, a result that would take Palace to 41 points and, be believes, safeguard their place in the top tier. Read More »

Predators eliminate Blues, advance to 1st conference final

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That gave him seven assists in 10 games thus far this postseason, one shy of the franchise record shared by Colin Wilson and Roman Josi , who each needed 14 games to get their eight. In that sense, the hulking goaltender is Predators personified and was understandably beaming when, in his 566th National Hockey League game, he finally led the franchise to its first berth in the Western Conference finals. Read More »

Manchester City win big while Swansea leapfrog Hull in EPL relegation battle

The turnaround in Hull's fortunes since the arrival of former Olympiakos boss Silva has been quite remarkable, giving them more than a fighting chance to retain their top-flight status. He admits that the regret will remain that they could have produced such a performance earlier in the season. "Of course it's not a good moment for us but nothing is finished this afternoon". Read More »

Things get Messi for Iranian lookalike

His presence led to him being mobbed by Messi fans who wanted photos with the lookalike - so much so, that he was even causing traffic jams due to supporters surrounding his vehicle. My father is a football fan, so he called me and told me "don't come home tonight" because he thought that I scored that goal. Only, the man isn't Messi, his name is Reza Parastesh and a look at his face would make you forgive the residents of the city for thinking that he was the Argentine captain. Read More »

Saints C Unger likely to miss start of season with foot injury

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He was part of the Jimmy Graham trade that brought him to New Orleans from Seattle, playing in 31 of a possible 32 games the past two years. The New England Patriots are traveling to New Orleans to face the Saints in week 2 of the 2017 National Football League season in what should be a fun revenge game for Patriots WR Brandin Cooks. Read More »

Isaiah Thomas Drops 53 in Game Two Win over Wizards

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Game 2 of the best-of-seven set is at TD Garden on Tuesday night. Now the Celtics are rolling and looking to take a 2-0 series lead here over the Wizards in the second round. Washington led by as many as 14 in the third and still had an 87-75 lead with just over 4 minutes left before Boston scored nine of the next 11 points to end the quarter. Read More »

Texas Stokes Immigration Debate With 'Sanctuary Cities' Ban

The bill, which Abbott could be seen signing on Facebook Live Sunday evening, establishes criminal and civil penalties for local government entities and law enforcement that don't comply with immigration laws and detention requests, the governor's office said. Read More »

Ronaldo keeps getting better - Asensio lauds Madrid star

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As well as a positional switch, Ronaldo has had to deal this season with being rotated by French coach Zinedine Zidane, who has dropped the Portuguese for some of the team's away trips to keep him fresh for the big occasions. This has paid dividends with Ronaldo netting eight times in his last three Champions League games and overtaking Alfredo di Stefano as the all-time top scorer in European Cup semi-finals with 13. Read More »

Desperate Blues Fend Off Elimination, Force Game 6

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Dmitrij Jaskin gave it to them. Steen tried to give it a go, but ended up scratched from the lineup, with Jaskin taking his place. After Ryan Getzlaf, who assisted on Perry's game-winner, got Anaheim's first goal with 3:16 remaining, Perry helped Cam Fowler score 35 seconds later and then had the assist on Richard Rakell's game-tying goal with just 15 seconds on the clock. Read More »

Conte: Spurs have unfair advantage in title race

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Hazard scored Chelsea's first following a Fabregas through-ball and Costa lay-off. Whoever comes into their squad is a great player and we were just focused on us. Spurs and Lloris are next in action against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Wednesday night, while Chelsea play host to Claude Puel's Southampton on Tuesday. Read More »

Cameron Smith left speechless after first PGA Tour win

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The Kevin Kisner-Scott Brown and Nick Watney-Charley Hoffman teams were tied for second. "When you get a putt where the wind is blowing one way and you've got the grain the other, and the hill back with the wind, you just have no idea what that putt is going to do", Spieth said. Read More »

Man United's Pogba claims fans need to help beat Arsenal

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The Spaniards started well but once again United's failure to take their chances showed its ugly head, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jesse Lingard producing excellent saves from Sergio Álvarez . It had been a frustrating evening for United against Eduardo Berizzo's team, with the visitors missing too many chances and allowing Celta to stay in the tie. Read More »

Ellis Leads Preds Over Blues 3-1

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Joel Edmundson scored with 3 minutes, 49 seconds left as St Louis avoided the shutout. The Oilers made it 3-2 just 1:28 into the second. The Predators outshot St. "We're going to approach this like it's the biggest game of the year". That won't be easy. With a late start, the Predators tapped one of their original fans in country star Vince Gill to sing the anthem along with his daughters, and golfer Brandt Snedeker brought the Ryder Cup with him onto the ice before waving a flag to rev ... Read More »

Tim Tebow signs multiyear extension with ESPN

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According to the press release, Tebow will also serve as an analyst across all the network channel's during the regular season and College Football Playoff coverage. Tebow's role with ESPN will not preclude him from continuing to pursue professional baseball opportunities. The 29-year-old Tebow is hitting.242 with two home runs in 26 games for the Columbia Fireflies of the Single-A South Atlantic League. Read More »

Cavaliers take 3-0 series lead over Raptors

The win, sealed by a 20-3 Cleveland run to start the fourth quarter, gave the Cavaliers a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Casey feels that the Raptors can play themselves back into the series at home as they did last season, despite dropping the first game 116-105 followed by a 125-103 loss in Game 2. Read More »

F1 Russian GP: Wolff: Bottas, Hamilton relationship won't go like Rosberg

While Vettel stayed out for a long time, Raikkonen pitted first and came back out on track to start posting some excellent times. Bottas, who became Finland's first victor in F1 since Kimi Raikkonen took victory at the 2013 season-opening Australian Grand Prix, believes the result will give him a boost for the rest of the season. Read More »

Shaquille O'Neal set to premier on cover of National Basketball Association 2K18

The Legend Edition of National Basketball Association 2K18 includes physical items such as a Shaq poster , 5 Panini trading cards and some exclusive stickers . Of course, it's important to remember that he won't be starring on the standard, regular edition's cover- just the Legend Edition . Check out the tongue-in-cheek announcement video below, which reveals that all three editions of National Basketball Association 2K18 will release on September 18 for PS4, Xbox One , PC, Switch, ... Read More »

Ghana's FA chief named CAF first-VP, DR Congo gets 2nd slot

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Kwesi Nyantakyi as 1 Vice President, with his DR Congo opposite number, Omani Constant Selemani, named the 2 Vice President. Pinnick in March won a seat on the Executive Committee of the CAF along with the change in leadership which saw Ahmad Ahmad become president. Read More »

Anaheim Ducks' Backs are Against the Wall Before Game 3

It was the quickest playoff goal in franchise history. So not only have the Oilers put themselves in an extremely advantageous position, they've done so by derailing arguably the hottest team in hockey. But you have to wonder if the National Hockey League takes a closer look at this, or if they should. "We have a bunch of great leaders on this team and can handle those momentum swings". Read More »

Hernandez was upbeat, spiritual before death: court papers

Hernandez, who grew up in Bristol, Conn, played with the Patriots from 2010-2012. Prison staff documented that affiliation and a lengthy record of disciplinary violations they say Hernandez committed. check. The former New England Patriots tight end was found hanging from a bed sheet in his prison cell on April 19. Video surveillance of the cell block from the time Hernandez entered his cell until the time he was transported to the hospital show no one entered the cell until correction ... Read More »