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Same old song: Yankees rough up Orioles


Thankfully, the Orioles won't be facing the Yankees again until September. Despite his recent success against NY, the Yankees have been able to hit Bundy very well and the current lineup is 10-35 against Bundy with a.390 OBP. Heck, the veteran players on the Yankees were falling all over themselves at the sight and still were arguing that Statcast had to have come up short on the estimate an hour after the Yanks' 14-3 rout of the Baltimore Orioles . Read More »

Manchester United closing in on move for AS Monaco star Fabinho


Meanwhile one of Old Trafford's main targets Antoine Griezmann has ruled out a move to Old Trafford once and for all. The 23-year-old was virtually ever-present as Leonardo Jardim's side won the Ligue 1 title and reached the semi-finals of the Champions League but he's refusing to sign a new contract so a move now looks to be on the cards. Read More »

Scooter turns slugger, ties MLB record with 4 homers


Howie Kendrick was 3-for-4 and Freddy Galvis had two hits for Philadelphia. "Right now, it's like a normal day". I'll allow the comments section below to act as a safe space to vent your feelings over the next 24 hours. Whew! How does anybody process all of that on the ride home from the ballpark? "I think we're all exhausted of making excuses", said Cardinals manager Mike Matheny. Read More »

Messi and Barca congratulate National Basketball Association champions Warriors

The Warriors won 129. The first-time title victor scored 39 points as point guard Stephen Curry posted 34 at the Oracle Arena in Oakland. From the Bay all the way to OKC. Golden State completed a 16-1 playoff run, the best post-season win percentage in National Basketball Association history, and added to titles won in 2015 and 1975 plus those from 1947 and 1956 when the team was based in Philadelphia. Read More »

Liverpool FC end Van Dijk chase after Southampton complaint

Southampton have asked the Premier League to investigate an alleged illegal approach from Liverpool for Virgil van Dijk . As a result, Liverpool's chase for the Netherlands worldwide dramatically collapsed on Wednesday night, with the Merseyside giants releasing a statement and apologising for creating media speculation around the player. Read More »

Dozier, Vargas HRs lead Berrios, Twins over Giants 3-2


The San Francisco Giants busted out of their offensive slump without a couple of key players. Despite holding three regulars out of the starting lineup, the Giants rode a season-best 17-hit attack to a 13-8 win over the Minnesota Twins , allowing them to salvage one win in the three-game interleague series. Read More »

Marc-Andre Fleury reportedly waives no-move clause for expansion draft


Any player that waives his NMC will be eligible to be taken by Vegas in the expansion draft. He did just that according to Lavoie, but only for a move to Las Vegas. This doesn't guarantee he will be the Golden Knights selection on June 21, but it's highly likely. As Pierre LeBrun mentioned , this doesn't mean that things can't change, but as it stands, the waive only applies to the Golden Knights. Read More »

Draymond Green Says Clevelanders "Don't Seem To Be The Sharpest People Around"

Green has been heckled at the Cavs' Quicken Loans Arena throughout Games 3 and 4. Cleveland has now lost two of the three showdowns in this Finals trilogy. He remained at a loss to understand why he got the second though. "You know, you hear some chatter going on throughout the Warriors locker room in terms of them trying to end it here". Read More »

Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to win National Basketball Association title

He averaged 33.6 points, 12.0 rebounds and 10.0 assists - the first triple double average in NBA Finals history - but the Cavs dropped the best-of-seven series 4-1 to Golden State with a 129-120 loss Monday. LeBron James threw down a massive dunk himself over Durant, who avoided a third personal foul despite hitting James in the head on the play. Like I said, teams and franchises are going to be trying to figure out ways that they can put personnel together, the right group of guys ... Read More »

Golden State Warriors reclaim NBA title with 129-120 win over Cleveland

A dominant, and tense, second quarter has the Golden State Warriors smelling a title. The Warriors got it done in five games but this Finals felt much closer than that. Kevin Durant was the Warriors MVP through the first three games (so much for that "he's riding the Warriors' coattails" to a title, he's asserted himself) but Curry was right on his heels. Read More »

The Warriors better not let the Cavaliers win Game 5

The Golden State Warriors are back in familiar territory holding a 3-1 lead in the best-of-7 series, just like a year ago. Some variation of those words was written or uttered somewhere nearly one year ago. "If we win Game 5, we're going to go to seven", Richard Jefferson told Fox Sports Ohio after Game 4. After a painful loss in Cleveland , the Warriors head back to the comfy home confines of Oracle arena with an eye on one last win needed to win it all. Read More »

Smith frustrated by yet another Champions Trophy washout


Instead, Smith and his team-mates were reduced to anxiously looking at weather updates and peering upwards for any sign of a break in the slate grey sky. Despite the washout, Smith was buoyed by the performance of his bowlers, particularly Mitch Starc, who was ultra-impressive taking the final four wickets of the Bangladesh innings in nine balls. Read More »

Cavs Lead Warriors 37-33 After 1st Quarter

Guard Stephen Curry added a double-double, 34 points and 10 assists for Golden State . Wrapping up the series in five games meant the Warriors came through the post-season with a 16-1 record, with only the defeat in game four keeping them from perfection. Read More »

Hamilton Jumps Back Into Title Contention With Win In Canada

From the start, the Brit dominated as he raced into the lead from pole position. Sebastian Vettel .Octane/Action Plus via Getty Images. But, with pole position, fastest lap and the race win, the day ultimately belonged to one man. He did the remaining 69 laps on one set of supersoft tyres. As lap 40 arrived with just over half the race left Ocon was still standing in a comfortable 6th place and Perez in an even better fourth. Read More »

Warriors finish off Cavaliers for NBA title

Before Cleveland's 137-116 home victory in Friday night's Game 4 , Golden State was a ideal 15-0 and had a chance to become the first National Basketball Association team to go unbeaten in the playoffs. There are plenty of cheaper seats available for Monday night's game as well, though few would describe them as truly "cheap". The two-time US Olympic gold medallist scored more than 30 points in each of the five games - the first player since Shaquille O'Neal in 2000 for the LA Lakers ... Read More »

Kane scores late in England's 2-2 draw vs Scotland

But Kane popped up deep into stoppage time to preserve a two point cushion for England in the standings. "Then, most importantly for me, heading into injury-time 2-1 down, I don't see anyone sink to their knees, I don't see anyone hit the floor". Read More »

Sergio Ramos credits Jose Mourinho for Champions League success


The Wales global was a second-half substitute in Real Madrid's 4-1 win against Serie A holders Juventus in the Champions League final . "When he arrived we started to pass the quarter-finals and now we have three Champions League ". "We had not made the quarter-finals before and now I have three Champions League trophies", the Spain defender said. I have learned from every coach across my career. Read More »

Bucket list: Earnhardt seeking Coca-Cola 600 victory


STAGE TWO: Truex Jr. dominated the second stage to collect a stage win and playoff point. With 31 laps to go in Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway , as the drivers ahead of him took a trip to pit road, the seven-time champion assumed the lead. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton wins Canadian GP in dominant show

The three-time Formula One champion earned his sixth victory - and third in a row - on the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on Sunday, taking a clear path from the pole to the checkered flag to win by nearly 20 seconds. Sebastian Vettel , who started alongside Hamilton from the front row, became collateral damage of the Dutchman's sizzling start, losing part of his front wing when Verstappen's Red Bull Racing vehicle chopped across his bow to take the corner. Read More »

Irving sinks big shots for Cavs when need greatest

He dedicated the trophy to his mother Wanda in his remarks. Add to that the fact that the Cavaliers know they face an uphill battle to come back and beat Golden State, and I think the odds have swung heavily in favor of the team from the Bay. Read More »

Djokovic, Nadal, Unleash Storm in Paris


However, Federer, at 35, is skipping the French Open to save himself for an assault on an eighth Wimbledon. Venezuelan-born Spaniard Muguruza was similarly comfortable despite facing another former French Open victor in 2010 champion Francesca Schiavone of Italy. Read More »

Rafael Nadal wins men's French Open final


However, despite boasting a 15-3 head-to-head superiority over 32-year-old Wawrinka , the oldest man in the Paris final in 44 years, Nadal is wary of complacency. Last year, he withdrew ahead of his third-round match against compatriot Marcel Granollers with a wrist injury. This match was much closer than the score suggests, as Wawrinka did a very good job keeping up with the best clay court player of all time. Read More »

Cavs coach Tyronn Lue pleased by feisty turn to Finals

Surely history can not repeat itself in the 2017 NBA Finals. They can't get ahead of themselves or the Warriors will do what they've done all season long when their opponents let their guard down. Also, though, this was the game last season, Game 5, where Draymond Green served his series-turning suspension. The zebras in Game 4 were kind enough to give the Cavaliers 22 first quarter free throws, a huge helping hand in the 49 first quarter points scored. Read More »