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Canada's Masse breaks 100 metres backstroke world record

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Masse won gold in the women's 100-metre backstroke with a world-record time of 58.10 seconds Tuesday at the world aquatics championships in Budapest, Hungary. As with every time she swims, Katie Ledecky is the one to watch in the women's 200 free. Having already won the 400 free and 4×100 free relay on the opening day of swimming, Ledecky stayed on course for a record-tying six golds by a female swimmer. Read More »

Ruud van Nistelrooy believes Romelu Lukaku can become a Manchester United

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The Belgium worldwide racked up 26 goals in his final season at Goodison Park , which saw him become the club's all-time Premier League top scorer. In case you didn't know... ... Liverpool have added three players this summer, spending a club record fee on Mohamed Salah and bringing in Andrew Robertson and Dominic Solanke. Read More »

India vs Sri Lanka 1st Test Prediction, Match Preview & Playing 11

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With expectations, of course, comes extra pressure and how India handle that pressure will determine how this three-match Test series plays. This would also open up a chance for Hardik Pandya to make his debut ahead of the returning Rohit Sharma for Kohli to have an added seaming option. Read More »

Danilo completes Man City move

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City also signed goalkeeper Ederson Moraes for 40 million euros (NZ$62.6 million) from Benfica last month. It means Aleksander Kolarov will be allowed to join Roma, as outlined by City manager Pep Guardiola on Thursday. Guardiola is also reported to be in the market for another right back to complete a very expensive set. Man City finished third in the Premier League last season behind champions Chelsea and Tottenham. Read More »

Sonny Gray takes loss in possible last start for Oakland

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Rough Toronto start aside, Gray's July statistics should help the Athletics receive a hefty return in upcoming trade negotiations. They are tied with the first-place Boston Red Sox in the loss column, trailing them by two games for the AL East lead. Read More »

Brock Lesnar Responds To Jon Jones About Potential Fight

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Jones is set to face Daniel Cormier Saturday as the main event for UFC 214 . That's a big ol' boy. "If you look at his record, you know, there is a one there but that is because a referee that shouldn't have been reffing, a guy who completely screwed up Jon Jones' record, so this is Jon Jones' chance to come back and stay undefeated". Read More »

Jaguars give C Linder 5-year extension

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And that's what happened when the four-year veteran offensive lineman signed a contract extension on Tuesday. Durability concerns aside, Linder should prove worth every penny of this historic contract - as he looks to become one of the foundation blocks of a promising Jaguars franchise. Read More »

White Sox Agree To Trade Anthony Swarzak To Brewers For A Prospect

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The Milwaukee Brewers made a trade to bolster their bullpen on Tuesday, acquiring right-hander Anthony Swarzak from the Chicago White Sox for outfielder/third baseman Ryan Cordell , multiple media outlets reported. Cordell , 25, is batting.284 in 68 games for Class AAA Colorado Springs. When the team acquired Jonathan Lucroy at last year's trade deadline, they sent the Milwaukee Brewers a player to be named later. Read More »

Middlesbrough will sell Gibson - but not to West Brom

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Tottenham and Leicester are also interested in the rising star who got his first call-up to the England squad for the World Cup qualifier against Lithuania in March. The Baggies have failed in two approaches for the England U21 worldwide and are so keen to get their man they are ready to pay a club-record £20m to secure their services. Read More »

Rookie Jourdan Lewis Found Not Guilty Of Domestic Violence Charges

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Miller also testified that she was pushed to the ground and grabbed by the throat. The former MI standout was charged with domestic violence and assault and battery. Spending four years in Ann Arbor, Mich., Lewis was a two-time first team All-American, two-time first team All-Big Ten, and the recipient of the Tatum-Woodson Defensive Back of the Year Award in 2016. Read More »

Todd Frazier's first home at bat with Yankees turns into triple play

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It was the first triple play against the Yankees since the Rays did it on September 27, 2011. Frazier, traded last week from the Chicago White Sox to the Yankees, hit a hard grounder up the middle. Gregorius was called out for running wide of baseline trying to avoid a tag. It was the Reds' first triple play since 1995, and the first against the Yankees since 2011. Read More »

Katie Ledecky wins third gold medal at 2017 FINA World Championships

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Ledecky was the fastest qualifier into Tuesday's final at 15 minutes, 47.54 seconds - almost 18 seconds ahead of the field - to maintain her iron grip on the event. Xu Jiayu touched first in the 100 backstroke, beating Americans Matt Grevers and reigning Olympic champion Ryan Murphy , who settled for silver and bronze. Read More »

Stunningly scary news about the National Football League and CTE

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CTE is likely caused by repeated blows to the head, according to the Mayo Clinic. "But right now, we don't know how many concussions are too many or for whom". McKee had said previously that Hall of Fame linebacker Junior Seau, who took his own life in 2012, had "at least Stage 2". The brains were donated by families who noticed clinical signs while the athlete was living. Read More »

Arsenal set to sign Monaco and French winger Thomas Lemar

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The team have been chasing the French worldwide for weeks, and will finally be able to add Lemar to the club this week. Lemar featured for Monaco in their last pre-season game at Benfica and will hope to get the green light to complete his switch to the Premier League before they face Paris-Saint Germain in Morocco this Saturday in the Trophee des champions. Read More »

Jim Harbaugh addresses Michigan QB competition with opener vs. Florida looming

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That only came after Harbaugh said that he's been "avoiding all fun things" this offseason, because he still has a sour taste in his mouth about how last season ended. MI opens its 2017 campaign with a marquee matchup against the Florida Gators on Saturday, Sept. 2. "Ninety percent of us had never been out the country before", junior center Mason Cole said. Read More »

Out for season after meniscus fix

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Just after the new league year started in March, Dixon was suspended four games for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy. Per Rapoport, he underwent surgery Tuesday to have his medial meniscus repaired (not trimmed) and has a recovery timeline of about four-to-five months. Read More »

Hurricane Hilary forms in Pacific off Mexico, far from land

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The East Pacific tropics remain very active as we start the last full week of July, a month that has gone well above average with tropical activity, now showcasing three named storms with one on the way out (Greg) and one that has the hype machine prematurely humming (Hilary). Read More »

Panthers TE Greg Olsen expected to report to camp

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Defensively, the return of Julius Peppers and Captain Munnerlyn help to fill holes from last season. In the story, Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer wrote that the contract statuses of both Olsen and linebacker Thomas Davis impacted owner Jerry Richardson's decision earlier this month to fire Dave Gettleman and bring back Hurney. Read More »

Former Cleveland Browns receiver Andrew Hawkins announces retirement

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Hawkins said that his body just wasn't ready to play after participating in OTAs ahead of training camp. "It was either this or the alternative, which was not great for me or where I'm at in my career". Hawkins spent three seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals and three seasons with the Cleveland Browns , catching 209 passes for 2,419 yards and nine touchdowns. Read More »

Phoenix Suns' Brandon Knight tears ACL, expected to miss 2017-18 season

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A concrete timeline was not given by the team in the announcement, with the Suns saying that will occur after Knight undergoes surgery to fix the tear. Jackson, selected fourth overall in last month's NBA Draft, is a small forward rather than a shooting guard but has the skills needed to fill either wing role where needed. Read More »

Chelsea Ready For £50m Matic Deal

It is widely believed that this was done in order to allow Matic to earn himself a transfer. Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte has already signed Tiemoue Bakayoko as a replacement for Matic, who despite playing well last season, doesn't really fit into his philosophy, as the Italian tactician prefers more mobile midfielders. Read More »

Michael Vick joins the Kansas City Chiefs as coaching intern

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It's uncertain whether or not Clark Hunt will pony up the funds to add Vick as an official assistant coach, but for now, Reid and the rest of his staff can allow Vick a voice into the process as he observes, records and details his own insights about the team and individual performances. Read More »