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IndyCar race at Texas red-flagged after big crash

Will Power was up front all night Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway. The vehicle of Helio Castroneves is towed into the garage area after a crash during the IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway, Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Fort Worth, Texas. Read More »

Deflated Wawrinka says was too hesitant in French Open final

Claycourt king Rafa Nadal regained his Roland Garros throne after two years in exile with a brutal 6-2 6-3 6-1 mauling of Swiss Stan Wawrinka to complete " La Decima " yesterday. Open champion previous year. "That's clearly the best he ever played. That's why he's winning so much again". As a tired Wawrinka sliced a volley into the net on match point Nadal collapsed on his back on the baseline. Read More »

Bradley's stunning early goal helps U.S. to 1-1 tie at Mexico

The U.S. team has never won a World Cup qualifier at Mexico, and it has led for only 21 minutes in nine such matches at Estadio Azteca. Mexico's Carlos Vela celebrates after scoring his team's first goal against the USA during their World Cup soccer qualifying match at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City, Sunday, June 11, 2017. Read More »

Happ, Blue Jays shut out Mariners

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He has six walks with 27 strikeouts and a WHIP of 1.22. "It's fun man. It feels similar to playoffs". "He kept us in the game". From Go Jays Go chants than heard at the Rogers Centre to basically a sea of blue in every section, it was quite the sight and sound. Read More »

Pakistan beat South Africa by 19 runs (DLS)

They suffered a humiliating 124-run thrashing at the hands of arch-rivals India and a second consecutive defeat would have sent them crashing out of the tournament. While Hasan was the most impressive of Pakistan's bowlers, IMAD (2-20 from eight overs), Junaid Khan (2-53 from nine overs), and Hafeez (1-51 from 10 overs) were also among the wickets. Read More »

Preds: Shutting down Pens' stars not possible every game

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Oh, and if the offensive effort wasn't enough, Matt Murray was back to his reliable self, sending back all 24 of the Predators' shots after letting up eight goals in the past two games. "It's a big game". "Wanted to make sure that we played on our toes". It was a familiar showing for Rinne. In all five games of this series, the home team has emerged victorious - and for Pittsburgh, the win snapped a two-game losing streak which had appeared to tip the momentum in the series in favour of ... Read More »

Predators on brink as Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh

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No matter how the ice has tilted one way or another, this Final has earned some extra attention for the Nashville hockey effect with catfish and country music artists, from surprise anthem singers to Carrie Underwood, the wife of Predators captain Mike Fisher. Read More »

BCCI's Cricket Advisory Committee meets over selection of new head coach

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DNA reported recently on how 10 of the current players are said to be against Kumble continuing as coach. However, a final call on the same will be taken by the Committee of Administrators ( CoA). "As far as support staff and cricketers are concerned, performance should be the only criteria for giving someone a job and I think Kumble has scored on that count", Jagdale told TOI on Sunday. Read More »

French Open Day 10: Ostapenko, Bacsinszky set up battle of the birthdays

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The Latvian teenager, ranked 47th in the world, did not wilt after dropping the first set to the 26-year-old Wozniacki , the world No. 12, who has played in two Grand Slam finals. "I'm really happy, I love to be here", Ostapenko said after the crowd serenaded her with a chorus of "Happy Birthday" on the day of her 20th birthday. Read More »

Nadal sweeps aside Wawrinka for historic 10th French Open title

Nadal saved the first break point in the third game with a good serve - the lone break point he faced - then Wawrinka immediately saved four. He is 9-0 in past finals at the clay-court major and has not lost a set in this year's tournament, playing as well at age 31 as he ever has. Read More »

Over Confident Braves Fan Loses Race… Big Time

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But unlike other famous mascot races around baseball , The Freeze is no joke. With a 200 foot head start and the finish line in sight, the fan got cocky and ended up face down. This is why you don't celebrate to soon. "The Freeze", who dresses in a speed suit and wearing ski goggles, has overnight become a social media star as a Bleacher Report writer shared video of the race. Read More »

Nadal wins record-breaking 10th French Open

As well as bringing the Spaniard "La Decima" - his 10th triumph in Paris - it was also Nadal's 15th grand slam overall, putting him outright second on the all-time list behind rival Roger Federer , who has 18. His uncle, Toni Nadal, was crying when interviewed on French television and struggled to answer questions due to emotion, wiping his eyes with his hands before composing himself. Read More »

Draymond Green: I don't pay much attention to anybody in Cleveland

The Warriors lost Game 5. Without saying the exact words, but by standing in that spot and circling himself and underlining the differences from past year, Draymond Green wants everybody to know that the Warriors are ready for this, and that the Second Annual NBA Finals Draymond Moment is set up to be something special. Read More »

Nishikori's erratic loss to Murray reflects his French Open

The body language of Nishikori, who has never reached the last four of the French, hardly looked promising after that and Murray marched on to his 21st grand slam semi-final. Echoing similar views, former Wimbledon champion Goran Ivanisevic said that although Murray started the tournament searching for form, he has managed to bring himself back on track as the French Open progressed. Read More »

Luke Bryan opening Game 6 broadcast from honky-tonk roof

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There were calls - all from outside the Pittsburgh Penguins organization - to switch starting goaltenders for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final on Thursday night at PPG Paints Arena. "Obviously not the start you want to have". He will exclusively perform one song for the Nashville Predators-Pittsburgh Penguins game broadcast on Channel 4. Read More »

Usain Bolt wins final 100 meter race in Jamaica

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As every sports fan knows, Bolt has risen to an unprecedented dominance of sprinting in the intervening decade and a half with eight Olympic titles and another 11 gold medals in the world championships. "It shows that what I've done for the sport is a big deal to them and they really appreciate it", said the 30-year-old. The world's fastest man is headlining an worldwide track and field meet put on in his honour by running in the 100 metres at Kingston's National Stadium. Read More »

Team NZ in dominant position over Swedes

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In the second race, a flawless Swedish performance handed them a 15-second victory, before Outteridge's third-race blunder put Team New Zealand on the ascendancy. "The other teams have certainly been learning from and copying us but we are thinking we can out-learn them". "Our guys have been working super hard", Burling said. Read More »

Stress test: High-wire Cavaliers still alive in NBA Finals

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Monday with the Cavs looking to prevent elimination one more time. UPDATE 11:30 AM: Friday night's Game 4 of the NBA Finals averaged a total live audience of 19 million viewers on ABC. If there is a worrisome trend for the Warriors it is that the Cavs have gotten better with each passing game. From a basketball perspective, the Cavs have progressed throughout the series, from terrible in Game 1 to less so in Game 2, followed by a heartbreaking Game 3 they should've won but couldn't ... Read More »

Louisville holds off Xavier 8-7 to win regional championship

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It was Gonzalez's third error in two days. "I feel bad for whatever No. 1 seed has to play us". Oklahoma beat Xavier 7-2 on Friday, but Sunday would be a completely different story. Bush as team captain. They await the victor of Monday night's game of Kentucky and NC State. Yale is the second Ivy League team in three years to get to a regional final. Read More »

Fuglsang leapfrogs Porte on final stage to win Dauphine

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The onus would be on Froome and Fuglsang to take it to Porte, with the victor of the Dauphiné often carrying a mental edge into the Tour de France. Spain's Alejandro Valverde (Movistar), whose early attack in the Mont du Chat backfired, is fourth, 1:20 behind, after conceding 50 seconds on Friday. Read More »

Preds defenseman Ryan Ellis skates before Game 6

Sissons tapped the puck into the net 67 seconds into the second period behind Murray's back. He had an apparent goal waived off in the second due to a quick whistle and was later stopped on a breakaway. The Predators need more out of leading scorer Filip Forsberg . Ryan Ellis, who left Game 5 in the second period with an undisclosed injury, didn't practice on Saturday. Read More »

Rangers confirm Daniel Candeias signing from Benfica

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New Rangers signing Daniel Candeias believes that Gers boss Pedro Caixinha is the man to get the best out of him. The 29-year-old is a former Portugal age-group worldwide who has yet to make a full global appearance. Candeias represented Portugal from under-16 to under-23 level, scoring 22 goals at youth level for his country. " Rangers is a club that everyone knows worldwide and I know it is the club with the most titles in Scotland ". Read More »