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Team NZ working to repair capsize damage

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After he was knocked out of the contest by Sweden's Artemis Racing on Friday, Barker was positive in defeat. The capsize meant Land Rover BAR won the race, with New Zealand now leading 3-1 in the best-of-nine race series. They nursed the broken boat back to their base, hauled the boat, pulled the broken wing and installed a spare and were back out in 40 minutes, still putting bits and pieces together and setting up systems as they started just on time. Read More »

Kyle Larson outlasts Chase Elliott for Michigan victory

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Larson went inside to pass Busch on the restart. I would say he has more than earned his stripes! "Normally, we'd practice in groups and draft each other and see how the cars were driving in traffic but nobody really did that yesterday". Chase Elliott , who will start 10th, was the only Hendrick Motorsports driver to make the final round, as seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson was bumped out of the top 12 by Matt Kenseth on the last run of the second round. Read More »

Brooks Koepka wins, ties record at 16 under par

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Masters champion Sergio Garcia returned a tidy one-under 71 to leave the Spaniard four back and in contention for a second straight major. Then he exited stage left, stopped to sign a couple golf balls for the patrolmen who followed him for the second round, and checked his cell phone as he walked up the hill and toward the locker room for the last time this week. Read More »

Portugal held by Mexico at Confed Cup

The result left European champion Portugal and Gold Cup victor Mexico trailing host Russian Federation in Group A. Russian Federation opened the tournament with a 2-0 win over New Zealand on Saturday. Ronaldo's superb volley looked to have helped Portugal take the lead, but the video assistant referee came to Mexico's rescue after Nani had put the ball in the net. Read More »

Conor McGregor Could Still Defend UFC Title Before End Of 2017

The highly anticipated fight between boxing great Floyd Mayweather and UFC megastar Conor McGregor has been signed and will take place on August 26 . Boxing purists have expressed concern that the fight will overall dilute the quality of boxing and, while being good for boxing short term, will long term be detrimental to the sport. Read More »

Brooks Koepka wins US Open title

It's the first time that has happened since 1998-2000. Job done! Brooks Koepka is the new US Open Champion. Tommy Fleetwood was set to face Erin Hills at its hardest on Sunday as he tried to become just the third English victor of the US Open since 1924. Read More »

Sailing-New Zealand pile pressure on USA in America's Cup final

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While it is not over until it is over, as the Kiwis will surely testify having surrendered an 8-1 lead to Oracle in San Francisco in 2013, the past two days will have been deeply concerning for Spithill and his crew. Racing will resume again next Saturday. "The motivation is always there, the team is hungry and we're a very competitive group, but we are also a candid group and it is quite clear we need to make some changes". Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo backed by Portugal coach amid transfer speculation

Nani's 21st minute goal was disallowed by video assistants because a Portugal player was offside in the build up to the goal. Just eight minutes later, Javier Hernandez scored the equalizer for Mexico . Portugal boss Fernando Santos on the result: "We played a team that has very good, technical players". The second half started as if both teams were taking a slight breather before building up for the finish and, after that initial lull, the crowd of 34,372 urged the teams ... Read More »

Big Moves Made in Third Round of the US Open

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But he missed his first cut at a major since the 2012 PGA Championship. The leaderboard is instructive, though, as to the setup at Erin Hills this year. None of the leaders had as shaky a stretch as Casey, who made 8 on the par-5 14th hole - after hitting into the fescue and almost whiffing on his swing to get out - and bogeyed the next hole. Read More »

Portugal 2 Mexico 2: Moreno's last-ditch header secures a point

We look at the contribution of the 32-year-old, who is in the spotlight after appearing determined to quit Real Madrid and Spain over his unhappiness at a tax investigation. "The draw is a fair result without doubt", said Portugal coach Fernando Santos, whose side wore black armbands in honour of the victims of a deadly forest fire back home. Read More »

Mexico score incredible last minute equalizer against Portugal

I'd promised that, if we won the Champions League and I scored a goal, I'd do it. Host Russia top the group with three points after defeating New Zealand 2-0 in the opening match on Saturday. He attracted headlines last week after being accused by a Spanish prosecutor of defrauding the country's tax authorities. "I did it and I shaved myself", Ronaldo told Real Madrid TV. Read More »

Tottenham "name £50m asking price" for Man Utd target Dier

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Whilst that was a light-hearted comment, the signing of Swedish global Lindelof shortly after suggests that Mourinho may have been making a thinly-veiled dig at Smalling, and a possible nod towards why the 27-year-old has been a bit-part figure at Old Trafford over the last year having been so important under Louis van Gaal. Read More »

Gatland to meet ref over New Zealand's 'blocking'

For that to become an issue, the Lions would have to show more attacking intent than they did against the Maori. Here the Mako Vunipola, Jamie George and Tadgh Furlong front-row were again in potent unison as they had been off the bench against the Provincial Barbarians and from the off against the Crusaders. Read More »

Warren Gatland: 'Sam Warburton fighting for starting spot'

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The Lions had hatched that plan back in September, however, and have since made good on those additions - who will all sit on the bench against the Chiefs . "We've just got to handle that and just hope the referees, the assistant referees and the TMOs pick up what's going on". Unfortunately he rolled his ankle a little bit so hadn't recovered in time. Read More »

Crosby scores early, but Penguins lose 4-1

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The road to the Stanley Cup can be a bumpy ride. Those outlets didn't consider that Penguins' coach Mike Sullivan always goes back to Murray. It had everything to do with a remarkable performance by the 34-year-old goaltender. "I know people talk about how we're exhausted, but believe me, they're exhausted too", Pittsburgh forward Evgeni Malkin said. "That is what's good". Read More »

Scoring Specialist Hector Moreno Rescues Mexico In 2-2 Draw With Portugal

Have you read Trendiee Today? Just eight minutes later, Javier Hernandez scored the equalizer for Mexico . In the second match of group A met the main favourites to reach the semi-finals - the reigning Champions, the Portuguese led by Cristiano Ronaldo met with a strong team of Mexico , which many are predicting the finals. Read More »

Andre Ward stops Sergey Kovalev to win light heavyweight rematch

After 12 rounds of fighting, Ward earned a narrow decision victory but it was immediately clear that these two would be going at it again in the near future. When we hear Kovalev's trainer talk, we wonder if Team Kovalev is taking the right approach to this second go-round. Obviously, he didn't because the fight got stopped. Read More »

Altuve, Beltran homer in Astros' 7-1 win over Red Sox

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The series opener didn't disappoint, with Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts scoring both Boston (38-29) runs while ensuring that the Astros (45-23) scored just one with a marvelous defensive play to close the sixth inning in a 2-1 victory. Read More »

Mexico snatch draw against Portugal in frantic finish

It had seemed as though Cedric had handed all three points to the European champions when he fired Portugal in front in the 85th minute but Mexico and Moreno had other ideas. Chile is ranked fourth, but lacks the same tradition as Portugal and Mexico and has struggled in South American qualifying. In the pre-match press conference, Osorio showed respect for Portugal , but also warned of his own team's attacking prowess. Read More »

India will learn from final loss, says Kohli

Preview: A wounded Pakistan will be out for revenge while India will aim to maintain their dominance when the arch-rivals meet in the final of the Champions Trophy cricket tournament at The Oval in London on Sunday. We didn't take them lightly. In the end, India just couldn't get any partnerships going and collapsed to 158 all out to hand Pakistan the trophy they so deserve. Read More »

Confederations Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal held by Mexico in opener

Portugal and Mexico face off this Sunday, 11 a.m. EST in the opening round of the Confederations Cup at Kazan Arena in Russian Federation. First, Portugal will take on group leaders Russian Federation in Moscow. Ronaldo was also involved in one of the game's biggest talking points, a "goal" that was disallowed after consultation with the Video Assistant Referees. Read More »