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Warriors Guard Steph Curry Won't Go to White House if Invited

It is a tradition in the United States that professional sports teams visit the White House as the Chicago Cubs did in January when they spent time with President Barack Obama after capturing their 2016 Major League Baseball title. "It was different than a lot of the stuff that we've done". His fists were clenched as he pondered his latest accomplishment, still wearing his sweaty uniform, ankle braces, kneepads and game shoes. Read More »

Durant finds long-sought title after joining Warriors


If you're looking for a great way to celebrate Durant and the Warriors win, customize a pair now while you have a chance from nike .com. He says 'look, I appreciate what you've done thus far, but going to the finals and losing in five games is not good enough. Read More »

Scotland 2 England 2: Kane rescues point amid late drama

However, two stunning late free-kicks from Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths handed the Scots a 2-1 lead in the final minutes. Crystal Palace midfielder James McArthur came on as a substitute as Scotland drew 2-2 with England in a dramatic World Cup qualifier at Hampden Park this evening (Saturday). Read More »

Harry Kane: 'I want to be England captain full time'

England took the lead in the 70th minute when substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's left-foot strike beat goalkeeper Craig Gordon's flimsy attempt at a save. "The manner in which it comes about is obviously not how we would have liked, but if it was the other way around and we had scored at the death, it would have been a good point". Read More »

Kentuckian Justin Thomas uses record round to grab US Open lead

Harman, a two-time PGA Tour victor from Georgia, said, "I was pretty nervous this morning and I got off to a little shaky start". And despite carding four birdies in his last six holes for a 71 on Friday, the four-time major victor saw his own pre-event prediction come true, having said on Tuesday that anyone who could not hit the wide fairways "might as well pack your bags and go home". Read More »

Conor McGregor Is '100 Percent Positive' He Beats Floyd Mayweather


White said the key to finalizing the fight was luring Mayweather out of retirement. Though terms have yet to be disclosed, the rest of the card will be a full boxing card and the fight will happen either in the MGM or T-Mobile Arena. Mayweather earned $250 million for his fight against Pacquiao. Though oddsmakers make Mayweather a big favorite, the thought of the fight has excited many in the MMA world. Read More »

Rickie Fowler takes lead at US Open


Open and you're one off the lead, you're not six down afterward", J.B. Holmes said. A 94-year-old Wisconsin man died of natural causes during Friday's second round of the U.S. Brooks Koepka, Tommy Fleetwood and Brian Harman were at 67, with Patrick Reed and Adam Hadwin in the group at 68. Everyone expects the U.S. Open to get harder as the week goes on because it usually does. Read More »

Thomas makes charge up US Open leaderboard


And for all the birdies and blunders at Erin Hills, the most compelling image Friday came from the parking lot, where one star after another left town after missing the cut. "I played 54 holes around here before the golf tournament, and I felt really, really comfortable". "I fought well on the back nine", Lowry said. Fleetwood was poised to take the lead until his pitch to the 18th wasn't strong enough and his next shot went beyond the flag and down the slope some 70 feet away . Read More »

Warriors celebrate NBA title with street parade

Durant's point is correct in this way: Three of the Warriors' four superstars (none of which, with the possible exception of Curry , were considered potential superstars coming into the league) were drafted by the team. Yes, Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson should have gone higher in their respective drafts, but they were still both lottery picks. An estimated crowd of over 1 million people came out to cheer on the Golden State Warriors during their victory parade after winning the ... Read More »

Thomas has record nine-under, Harman grabs US Open lead

Open record and broke another. South Africans Thomas Aiken and Ernie Els were 2 under par, with Louis Oosthuizen, Branden Grace and Brandon Stone on even par, all still in contention sas the Open entered the final two days. Thomas may have had one of the more entertaining birdies of the afternoon at the par-4 fifth. "Yeah, it's a good spot to be in", he said . McIlroy is 6 over for the tournament, 13 shots back of leaders Rickie Fowler and Paul Casey . Read More »

Fleetwood pictures changed life with Open win


Nobody should have been shocked to see Casey up there on seven-under, alongside another Englishman in Tommy Fleetwood , who shot a 70, and the Americans Brian Harman (70) and Brooks Kopeka (70). Thomas set the U.S. Open scoring record despite registering a pair of bogeys, offsetting them with nine birdies and his closing eagle. And the former Ryder Cup player then made it five birdies in succession - just one short of the US Open record equalled by Adam Hadwin on Thursday - by picking up ... Read More »

Spectator Dies at US Open in Wisconsin: USGA


Masters champion Sergio Garcia of Spain. The 28-year-old was coming off a rib injury that kept him out of the last few tournaments, but he apparently felt good enough to compete this week at Erin Hills. Open . The first staging of a US Open in Wisconsin has witnessed enthusiastic crowds. Fowler only had a one-shot lead over Paul Casey , who started eagle-birdie, and Xander Schauffele, a rookie on the PGA Tour who is playing his first major championship. Read More »

Fraud accused Ronaldo 'wants to leave' Real Madrid


The 32-year-old Real Madrid striker, who is in Russian Federation as Portugal prepare for their Confederations Cup opener against Mexico, is said to be "outraged" after prosecutors accused him of defrauding the authorities of 14.7million euros (£12.8million). Read More »

Johnny Miller: Justin Thomas' 63 not as good as mine

Miller, whose 8-under 63 came in the final round, and Jack Nicklaus (1980, Baltusrol) are the only players to shoot 63 in a U.S. Open and win. They are still about three hours away from teeing off. "The golf course has got plenty of moisture in it", Justin Rose said after his 72. All that is changed on U.S. Open week, when the stakes are raised and the course steals the limelight. Read More »

Justin Thomas makes US Open look easy in record-setting round

Just ask, Dustin Johnson , Rory McIlroy and Jason Day , the top three ranked players in the world, who all failed to make the cut this week and weren't around to play on Saturday. He's in contention again going into this weekend at another new Open course, Erin Hills. Fowler is two under with birdies on the second and seventh. Read More »

Polanco breaks out of slump, Pirates top Cubs 4-3

Felipe Rivero got the final five outs for his third save. The only run he allowed came on Eddie Rosario's solo homer leading off the sixth. He is winless in his last five starts against the Pirates . His last extra base hit was all the way back on May 28. In his career, Arrieta is 9-3 with a 3.06 ERA and 96 strikeouts against Pittsburgh. Nova allowed Russell's home run in the sixth but stayed in the game and pumped his fists after striking out pinch-hitter Jon Jay with the tying run on in ... Read More »

Waqar Younis lashes out at England skipper Morgan for pitch complaint

Speaking to Press Association Sport while taking part in the final leg of broadcaster Jeff Stelling's March for Men for Prostate Cancer UK, Collingwood reflected on England's disappointing Champions Trophy exit, but insisted they came up against opponents at the top of their game and are good enough to fare much better in their home World Cup in two years' time. Read More »

Sarfraz Ahmed pleased with progress made by youngsters


Talking about the victory, Pakistan Sarfraz Ahmed on Wednesday credited the support staff for keeping the team in good spirits after heavy loss against India , following which the side staged a sensational turnaround to reach the Champions Trophy final. Read More »

When is the 2017 National Basketball Association draft?


Coupled with Fultz' arrival, it was the most tangible sign yet the Celtics are deep into the serious-thought phase of discussions with Philadelphia about trading the No.1 pick in Thursday's National Basketball Association draft. But if I am Danny Ainge , and you are becoming more interested in Jackson who seems likely to fall to the third pick, then it seems like the smart move. Read More »

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain 'deeply frustrated with Arsenal'


The versatile midfielder, who also played as a right wing-back last season for the Gunners, is subject to interest from Manchester City , Chelsea and Liverpool , all of whom would like to exploit the contract situation and add a home-grown talent to their ranks. Read More »

NESN Rebuffs Jerry Remy Remarks Regarding Yankees Pitcher Masahiro Tanaka

Shortly after Pomeranz escaped, Benintendi hit a 1-0 pitch into the second deck in right field. The Red Sox lost 8-0 to the Yankees Wednesday here at Yankee Stadium. "I didn't know what to expect", said Sabathia, who has worn the brace since August 2015. Arizona came back from a two-run deficit to win its eighth straight home game. Read More »