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Johnson a nominal favorite at wide-open US Open

Gretzky is the daughter of hockey legend Wayne Gretzky. This wouldn't be the first time that the birth of child interfered with a star player's U.S. Open in 2013 at Merion, and he will be looking to bounce back after performing brilliantly at the Masters only to lose out in a play-off to an inspired Garcia. Read More »

Reds Drop 5th Straight to Padres 6-2


Cordero hit a drive to center field in the first inning against Scott Feldman (5-5) and added another solo homer onto the beach beyond the right-center field fence in the seventh. The 34-year-old native of Hawaii was in command of his pitches as he did not walk a batter for second time in three turns and third overall occasion this season. Read More »

CT 17: Sarfraz leads by example, takes Pakistan to the semis

India will face Bangladesh June 15 in the other semifinal at Edgbaston. "I hope we will take this confidence into the semi-final now and will again perform well as a team". With the exception of Mohammad Aamir with the ball and Shoaib Malik with the willow, they seem short of an impact player to finish off games. Well, this is not the first time that Bangladeshi fans have gotten overboard. Read More »

LeBron James Plans To Watch WNBA and His Son This Summer

The Miami Heat's Big 3 of LeBron James , Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh was one of the most notable in National Basketball Association history, but James doesn't believe they were a superteam. James hung up his global jersey after the 2012 London Games to make way for the younger guys and devote all his time to the National Basketball Association. Read More »

Will the Warriors Visit the White House?

A host of revelers joined the party including Too Short, E-40 and Terrell Owens. The Golden State Warriors are great at basketball, and almost as good at matters of diplomacy. While The Cavaliers also attended the White House ceremony in 2016. "I agree with that description, if you remove the 'et, '" Curry said, in response to Plank calling President Trump an "asset". Read More »

Frampton confirms return to Belfast to begin bounce back from first defeat


A press conference will be held in the next week and tickets will go on sale straight after. Frampton, 30, had promised his next bout would be in Belfast during the summer with Windsor Park or the SSE Arena the most likely venues. The unbeaten Mexican retained his title with a unanimous decision victory over Miguel Marriaga in April. Frampton remains a man in demand at featherweight as he is the biggest box office attraction in the 9st division and WBO champion Oscar Valdez has made it ... Read More »

Pakistan win toss, opt to field against England

However, there are indications of Jonny Bairstow replacing him in the XI for the crucial clash against Pakistan . "This is a great opportunity for supporters still to buy tickets for a global semi-final", he added. Bairstow has not opened before in ODIs but has done so for his county Yorkshire this season in the Royal London One Day Cup, including a mammoth 174 off just 113 balls in a victory against Durham in early May. Read More »

Former Tory PM John Major intervenes over 'fragile' DUP deal

Major warned that although Northern Ireland was a long way from returning to the violence that killed 3,600 people, he believed the peace process remained fragile almost two decades after a USA -brokered 1998 peace agreement. "I am concerned about the deal". Sir John said from the outset he sees difficulties in Northern Ireland getting the Executive back together and for issues arising during Brexit negotiations. Read More »

Durant Stars As Warriors Beat Cavaliers In NBA Finals

With now four proven, two-way players, thanks to the addition and newfound birth of Durant as a recognized defensive presence in the league - it makes this previously quick-striking lineup that much more deadly. "It's different just because of what happened previous year to be honest", Curry said . "You have to tip your hat to Cleveland", he added. They will never get to play in one, let alone lose five. Read More »

Gatland defends Lions after late loss

Only twice in the last 87 years has a team lost the opener and recovered to win the series - Australia in 2001, after the Lions won the opener 29-13, and the Lions themselves after losing the first Test 30-12 on their previous encounter with the Wallabies in 1989. Read More »

Mets apologize after mascot's obscene gesture at Citi Field fans

With Citi Field packed with schoolchildren for the matinee, Mr. Met kept a relatively low profile. In the fall of 2010, Rufus the Bobcat, the mascot of Ohio University, launched a premeditated attack on Ohio State's Brutus Buckeye in front of 105,075 fans packed inside the Horseshoe. Read More »

Warriors Reportedly Unanimously Turn Down White House Visit


The Warriors did not even receive an invitation from the White House yet, let alone vote unanimously to reject it, they said Tuesday. "The statement added the organization would make those decisions when and if necessary". The Warriors were all smiles when they visited President Barack Obama at the White House after winning the championship in 2015. Durant's incredible efforts in topping 30 points in every game of the Finals enabled the Warriors to avenge a heart-breaking game seven loss ... Read More »

India blank Pakistan by 124 runs in ICC Champions Trophy


From there on India tightned the screws and ensured they won the game in style. Earlier, India were invited to bat first by Pakistan and after a slow start, openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan put on 136-run stand before Dhawan was dismissed for 68. Read More »

Kevin Durant's Mother Wanda Proves Once Again She's The Real MVP

Monday night was about more than winning. Kevin Durant's love and respect for his mother Wanda is well known. To win his first National Basketball Association title, Durant had to overcome Cavaliers forward LeBron James , whose former Miami Heat team defeated Durant's Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2012 Finals. Read More »

French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal cruises into quarter-finals at Roland Garros


The 14-time major victor has dropped just 20 games in four matches as he strives to become the first man to win 10 titles at a single Grand Slam . Carreno Busta has never played in the last eight of a Grand Slam event, and was forced to recover from trailing 1-0 and 2-1 to overcome Milos Raonic over five sets in the quarter-finals. Read More »

Chelsea host Burnley in EPL season opener


Newcastle, the other promoted club, starts out at home against Tottenham . It then gets more hard for Antonio Conte and his team, which takes on Tottenham in the second round before games against Leicester away and Manchester City, Arsenal and Everton at home as part of their first seven games. Read More »

Good result for Ireland as Wales and Serbia play out a draw

In front of over 40,000 spectators at the Rajko Mitic Stadium, Wales took the lead in the 35th minute through an Aaron Ramsey penalty, while Aleksandar Mitrovic equalized in the 73rd minute, Tanjug has reported. Ramsey said his 12th Wales goal was the first Panenka penalty he had taken in his career. "We knew it would be a tough match and that Wales would be a hard proposition even without Bale", said Serbia coach Slavoljub Muslin. Read More »

National Basketball Association champion Warriors undecided on potential White House visit

Warriors coach Steve Kerr said in November he was "disgusted and disappointed" by Trump's election. Lastly, this was also the first time in NBA Finals history that four different players averaged at least 25 points per game. While some, like superstar quarterback Tom Brady, had nonpolitical reasons for doing so, many players stated in one way or another that they were staying away due to their disapproval of the current administration. Read More »

Leicester agree £17m deal for Hull defender


The Sky Sports report claims that a deal could be announced by the weekend, as Leicester seek to strengthen their backline and improve on their performance last season, which saw them finish 12th - though they were only two points behind eighth placed Southampton. Read More »

Sabathia leaves with injury; Young rallies Angels past Yanks


Young has three homers in 15 major league games this season, equaling his total from the previous four years combined. Sabathia has had a superb 2017 season, going 7-2 with a 3.36 ERA in 13 starts this season entering Tuesday. Last season, Sabathia was on the DL with a strained groin, but was back pitching for the Yankees in 16 days. Headley one-hopped a ground-rule double into the stands and scored on a single by Gardner to make it 1-all. Read More »

Huddersfield kick off top-flight return against Crystal Palace


Figures from Sky and broadcast measurement body BARB, collated by the FT, show that Premier League football viewing figures on Sky past year dropped 14 per cent despite the broadcaster - now the subject of a bid from Rupert Murdoch's Fox - coughing up £10m per match, about £1.4bn per season. Read More »

Sam Warburton returns to captain Lions against Highlanders

The Lions defensive screen came up fast and in an organised line and shut down the Crusaders easily. England's Farrell, who started at flyhalf but moved to inside center after an injury to Jonathan Davies , brought sharpness to the attack at first receiver, distributing the ball well and picking out runners such as Davies, Ben Te'o, Anthony Watson and Liam Williams. Read More »

Golden State Warriors reportedly will skip visit to White House

But LeBron-who just averaged the first triple-double in the history of the Finals-is so far superior to Kobe that, at this point, it's laughable to even compare the two. "Man, he's freaking awesome ". After getting outscored 37-33 in the first quarter, Golden State responded by taking an 11-point lead into the break. Read More »