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DJ, McIlroy and Day miss US Open cut


World number one Dustin Johnson led an unprecedented exodus of big guns at the 117th US Open on Friday as four players grabbed a share of the lead at the halfway stage. Patrick Reed, in foreground, was one of many who had the leader board at Erin Hills bleeding red. I felt like I've been playing pretty well all week, and didn't have quite the numbers to show for it. Read More »

Reds' Scooter Gennett Homers 4 Times, Drives In 10 Runs


Gennett had three home runs in 117 plate appearances this season, according to USA Today , including a 0-19 slump heading into the game. "Even three home runs would be pretty insane for me, so obviously it was a good night", Gennett said after the game . Read More »

The Belmont Stakes: What you need to know

The $1.5 million race also is without Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming and Preakness victor Cloud Computing . The race was held at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York . They are both trained by Todd Pletcher who has had success in the Belmont over the last decade. "We still have time, so we will give him the best care we can". Read More »

Man Utd Eye Midfielder As Mourinho Plots Double Serie A Swoop


Manchester United are now expected to complete an inevitable deal to sign Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic, according to reports in Italy. Reports claim United boss Jose Mourinho is a keen admirer of the Inter talisman and has highlighted the playmaker as a key figure in his plans for the summer transfer window. Read More »

Kvitova into Birmingham quarterfinals


The 27-year-old had posted one of the best wins of her career in the first round against France's Alize Cornet and held her opening service game to love. She'll face the victor of the second-round match pitting fifth-seeded Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic and China's Zhang Shuai . The world number 16 is understandably happy with her form but believes there is plenty more to come. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association give referees power to abandon games in the face of discrimination


They hardly needed to be in dispatching No. 95 New Zealand , which seemed to find the world stage too big. "We have visited Moscow and the St. Petersburg stadium and I can say that every technical detail there has been fine-tuned and we can expect one of the best competitions ever here in Russian Federation", said the Senegalese FIFA official. Read More »

Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russia at Confederations Cup

Mexico has been sanctioned eight times over the same gay slurs by fans in the current World Cup qualifying campaign by worldwide soccer's governing body. "I'm going to answer in Portuguese and I tell you that tomorrow we have a very important game". "It is very hard to build a team when you have such an individual among you, because everything revolves around him", Smolov said. Read More »

76ers get No. 1 pick from Celtics

For Boston, why assemble all these draft picks if you're not going with guys who are more likely to fit into a championship level team? When the ping-pong balls landed in the 2017 draft lottery, Philadelphia came away with the No. "We're not mortgaging our future". "We're using, to some degree, house money". The rich get richer I guess. This past season McConnell was the starting point guard for 51 out of the 81 games he played. Read More »

Leafs centre Auston Matthews wins Calder as NHL's top rookie


Toronto Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews was named the Calder Trophy victor as the NHL's top rookie at the NHL Awards ceremony in Las Vegas on Wednesday night. Matthews put up 69 points in 82 games this season, and he led all rookies in points this season to become the top United States rookie goal scorer . Read More »

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif announces Rs 10m each for Champions Trophy winners


The men, aged 19-35, were denied bail in a Madhya Pradesh court where they were charged under section 124A (sedition) and 120B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code . Pakistan players celebrate during the award ceremony for the ICC Champions Trophy at The Oval in London , Sunday, June 18, 2017. "Our so-called nationalists condemned our cricketers, burnt their effigies and broke their TV sets because our team lost to Pakistan. Read More »

Banged-up Mets put RHP Wheeler on 10-day disabled list


General manager Sandy Alderson said he had imaging done, but no one could seem to remember when. "And that's been true over the last week or so, with the exception of Jacob deGrom". "We have talked about the fact that laying off for a long time can de-condition a pitcher, so it's not his original injury but something else, maybe fatigue, that has otherwise adversely effected his result coming back". Read More »

When is the National Basketball Association draft? 2017 date, schedule, draft order

The pick will be used by Boston if it falls between No. 2 and 5. Odds are against, but Colorado guard Derrick White and Villanova forward Josh Hart (Sidwell Friends) could hear their names called among the top 30 picks. Jackson said when the Celtics had the number one pick, he and his agent didn't feel Boston was all that interested in him. I never saw him play when he was at DeMatha, but then he ended up coming out to the University of Washington so I got to see him play in person. Read More »

Check Out The Nike Basketball 2017 Rookie Class


The annual NBA Draft is like a ripple in the hoops timeline, birthing new and promising scenarios for most of the NBA teams (sorry, Brooklyn Nets ). Let's discuss those players in depth. There are lots of nice hard working kids, though, so what stands out about Rabb? His pre-draft workouts sold us and it eventually paid off. Read More »

Jayson Tatum worked out for Sixers

Boston has already made major waves by trading the No. 1 pick away, preferring to cash in on Philadelphia's devotion to guard Markelle Fultz as the player they want to pry from this class. Then at 9:30 PM (time approx., immediately following "Cubs Postgame Live"), CSN will deliver a complete NBA Draft recap on In the Loop Prime presented by GMC . Read More »

NewsAlert: Vegas Golden Knights select Calvin Pickard first in expansion draft

The veteran forward posted 41 points for the Stanley Cup Finals runner-up Nashville Predators during the regular season. In addition to Neal, the Golden Knights also announced the selections of forwards Pierre-Edouard Bellemare , Connor Brickley , Chris Thorburn , defensemen Jason Garrison and Deryk Engelland , and goalie Jean-Francois Berube . Read More »

England under-21s told to aim for top


A dressing room inquest at half-time helped inspire their recovery after Martin Chrien's opener and Mawson feels the Young Lions have risen to the challenge as they look to reach the knockout stages for the first time since 2009. The little details, the percentages add up'. While Redmond's goalscoring feat is already impressive, it is not a patch on Shearer's, who scored his 13 goals in just 11 games. Read More »

Dubai royals win big, hang out with British royals at horse race


Highland Reel is out of an Australian-bred mare, Hveger, a daughter of Danehill. Heartache was a decisive victor in the Queen Mary Stakes, beating the heavily backed Happy Like A Fool . "They were hugely complimentary of that and they recognise this is one of the best meetings in the world and that's what you want the best in the world". Read More »

Read cleared to play against Lions


Another player who will discover his Test fate on Wednesday - and who did not feature on Tuesday - will be tour captain Sam Warburton. "The standout score came midway through the second spell, and perhaps hinted for the first time at what these Lions can do on attack". Read More »

10 best second-round picks of the last decade


This, however, is meant to change as the number of single affiliation D-League franchises is up to 26 with a hope that every team will soon have their own group of players directly under their professional National Basketball Association team. Read More »

Twins to play 2 games in Puerto Rico in 2018


The Minnesota Twins and Cleveland Indians will play a two-game series in San Juan, Puerto Rico on April 17 and April 18, 2018. The games, to be played April 17-18 at Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan, will mark the fifth time Major League Baseball games will be played in Puerto Rico and the first for both teams. Read More »

Giovani Dos Santos features in 2-1 MEX-NZL Confederations Cup match


Portugal are on the brink of progressing through to the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup , requiring victory over outsiders New Zealand on Saturday to make certain. "I expect to have a discussion draft on Thursday", Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters, saying consideration of the health care bill on the Senate floor was "likely next week". Read More »