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Godley, Drury lead Arizona past Brewers 3-2


Chase Anderson gets the ball, and he is 5-1 with a 2.94 ERA and 63 strikeouts this season. Zach Davies (7-3) gave up four runs and four hits in five innings to get the victory. LHP Josh Hader made his major-league debut after being recalled Friday from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Still, despite the Brewers late inning woes, the mantra has been that it's better to at least be in these games than to lose them without putting up a fight. Read More »

Rafael Nadal makes French Open history with 10th title

The three-times grand slam champion is vying for a second French Open triumph in three years after winning the title in 2015. "I try my best in all events, but the feeling that I have here is impossible to describe. Fourth-seeded Rafael Nadal of Spain is facing No. 3 Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland on Court Philippe Chatrier. On this day, he was terrific. It was the Swiss player's 17th unforced error. Read More »

Real Madrid fans want Cristiano Ronaldo to get Ballon d'Or honour

They have also become the first team to defend the title since the competition was revamped in 1992. "But I still finished the season happy, it's a great finish with another trophy". "I have signed a long-term contract at Madrid ", said the Euro 2016 semi-finalist. "That is why he is already the best coach in the world". "I want to thank all of you", Zidane told fans as chants of his name rang around the Bernabeu. Read More »

Reynolds, Rockies win 7th straight, Cubs lose 4th in row 9-1


Huh). The Rockies will close out this series against the Chicago Cubs on Sunday (June 11), with a 2:20 p.m. ET start time. He has alternated with Javier Baez at shortstop. The right-hander was one of four players the Rockies acquired from Toronto in a July 2015 trade that sent All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki to the Blue Jays. Read More »

Australia to defend 277 against England to qualify for semis

England , already through to the semi-finals of a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day worldwide sides, were unchanged from the team that beat New Zealand by 87 runs in Cardiff on Tuesday. It also allowed Ben Stokes , who struggled initially, to settle in and grow in confidence. "Yeah, I suppose it can put us in some sticky situations, but we're in a position where we have nothing to lose". Read More »

India Have Edge over Others in Champions Trophy 2017

Regular skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza and opener Tamim Iqbal did not feature in the game, but the team will still be asked questions for this horrific display. The match against Bangladesh will thus help Kohli to take a call on what could be his likely XI against Pakistan . However, there are way too many changes in the Pakistani order. Read More »

Finn replacing Woakes in England squad for Champions Trophy


To a certain extent, it felt like someone was sticking a knife in my side. "I don't do too much death bowling, so it was good to do that, bowl a few yorkers and show my skills", he said. Bang for your buck When's England vs Bangladesh and where can I watch the Champions Trophy opener? "Heady did well (against NZ), I thought", he said ahead of the game at The Oval, where more rain is forecast for Monday. Read More »

Griezmann confirms Atletico Madrid stay


Diego Simeone's side will not be allowed to sign any players or two transfer windows for breaching Federation Internationale de Football Association rules over the signing of minors. Atletico, who also labelled the court ruling as "unjust", will thus be unable to make new signings to the club until January 2018. It was understood that Griezmann was Jose Mourinho's top transfer target with the Portuguese boss willing to activate his £86million release clause. Read More »

Man Utd's bid for Real forward Morata rejected


Jose Mourinho's hunt for a flawless Manchester United No 9 is likely to be continued as the newly crowned European champions Real Madrid have reportedly rejected the multi-million dollar deal for their ace striker Alvaro Morata . Juanma Lopez told Foot Mercato: "He does not want to do a season like this again". No matter his signature is being sought after by most of Europe's big clubs like AC Milan , Chelsea , and Manchester United , with the latter being the front-runners. Read More »

England rest key trio ahead of Champions Trophy

Ben Stokes struck a superb century before pacemen Josh Ball and Mark Wood helped England seal a dramatic and series-clinching two run-win over South Africa in the second one-day global. Nevertheless, Jason Roy will be hoping the return to his home ground can jolt his game back into life and secure his spot for the duration of the tournament, having endured a troubling start to the global summer in which four of his five innings have ended in single figures. Read More »

Argentina beats Brazil 1-0 in friendly before 95000 fans


With just four of his preferred first XI in the squad this month, and against an Argentina desperate to impress their new coach, the result will cause no alarm, particularly when coupled with the satisfactory performance of the Brazil side on the night. Read More »

Djokovic sinks Ramos-Vinolas to reach Paris quarters


Wozniacki, who made her only other quarter-final appearance at Roland Garros in 2010, will next meet Latvian teenager Jelena Ostapenko , a 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 victor over 2010 finalist Samantha Stosur . Rafael Nadal once again showed why he is favourite to win his 10th French Open title. World number two Djokovic could match that record when he faces Albert Ramos-Vinolas later on Sunday. Read More »

Man United confident of landing Real Madrid's Morata

Who should Manchester United sign this summer to solve their striker shortage? "Since moving to Everton from Chelsea , Romelu Lukaku has shown his goalscoring class in the Premier League ". I think James does that and he's a huge commercial draw for Man United - which is big for the club. "But I want to fight for my place here, I would be insane to leave Real Madrid ". Read More »

Defensemen help Penguins play fast in Stanley Cup Final

Jake Guentzel gets an honorable mention, but Sid is doing the heavy lifting on that line and he disappeared for an entire series to the point where he was nearly a healthy scratch. "All we can do is learn from it and go and get better". But I was aware that they had a professional hockey team. Allen, who is White, received a one-game suspension after tripping multiple players on the floor during games throughout his Duke career. Read More »

Marlins star Stanton leaves game after being hit in hand


Williams was backed by 11 runs of support from the Pittsburgh offense and cruised through his seven frames, scattering seven hits and two walks while striking out three. Against any hitter, Glasnow's 82-mph bender might have yielded a strikeout or a weak popup. "It's not taken away from me, but it's a little speed bump". Read More »

England reaches Champions Trophy Semis


Victory for England on Tuesday would see them into the semi-finals of a 50-over tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day global teams. Liam Plunkett took four for 55 as New Zealand were bundled out for 223. Considering they had bowled just 45 overs by the stipulated interval, it was hardly surprising that, immediately after the match had finished and before the ruling was announced, Williamson admitted to having his "fingers crossed" and joked he would "avoid the umpires for a ... Read More »

Cavs halt Warriors perfect postseason, party in Game 4

Cleveland Cavaliers fans cheer during a watch party outside Quicken Loans Arena for Game 4 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors , Friday, June 9, 2017, in Cleveland. "It was just an incredibly physical game", Kerr said. One fan was ejected and escorted out by police with one minute to go in third after he exchanged words with players on the Warriors bench. Read More »

Manchester United agree transfer of Benfica's Lindelof

Jose Mourinho is gearing-up for a busy summer in the transfer market as he looks to build a squad capable of challenging for top honours next season and a new dominant defender appears to be on the agenda. Lindelof played in Sweden's hugely important win over France on Friday night, and while he is not a household name, Man Utd fans are excited given Mourinho's outstanding track record in terms of signing centre-backs, with Eric Bailly being the ideal example from past year. Read More »

Blowouts More Common Than Close Games In Stanley Cup Final


Conor Sheary , Phil Kessel - just as linemate Malkin predicted - and 35-year-old playoff newbie Ron Hainsey also scored for the Penguins . Sidney Crosby had three assists, and goaltender Matt Murray had 24 stops in the shutout. Subban's head on the ice in the first period and officials missed the Penguins captain throwing a water bottle onto the ice during the second period as Pittsburgh opened a 5-0 lead. Read More »

UFC Fight Night 110


Brunson headed into the fight after losing his last two inside the Octagon. It's a key bout for Brunson, as the middleweight's coming off losses to Robert Whittaker and Anderson Silva , although, a lot of people believe he defeated Silva (the latter won via decision). Read More »

Crosby doing it all again as Penguins close in on Cup

His 27 postseason points trail only teammate Evgeni Malkin , he hasn't had a minus outing in roughly a month and he has logged seven points through five games of the Stanley Cup Final. Crosby set up Sheary - playing on his 25th birthday - in the low slot for a 4-0 Pittsburgh lead at 1:19 on the first shot by either team in the period. Read More »

NHL: Penguins crush Predators for 3-2 lead in Stanley Cup


The two stars went to the ice and skirmished for a few seconds. His teammates weren't sharing any information either. Not with Rinne 9-1 at home this postseason. It took all of 91 seconds for Pittsburgh to get its swagger back. Ekholm said the Predators tried to answer nearly too quickly. "It's just one of those things it slipped out of my hand", Crosby said. Read More »

Australia will be ready for England showdown: Smith

BEST QUOTE - "It was a little bit frustrating obviously not to get a result in". "The equation is pretty simple for us now". While there was only one change to the playing eleven, John Hastings making way for leg-spinner Adam Zampa, the energy with which the Australians took the field was a stark turnaround from the flat and lethargic looking team from the New Zealand match . Read More »