• Trump Monitoring Shooting, Calls Scalise a 'Patriot'
Trump Monitoring Shooting, Calls Scalise a 'Patriot'

Capitol Police - public servants and heroes today and every day". US President Donald Trump said in a Twitter message that Scalise, "a true friend and patriot, was badly injured but will fully recover". Scalise's position as whip in the Republican-controlled House makes him one of the most senior figures in Congress. Rand Paul , R-Ky., Rep...

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  • Amir out as Pakistan field England in #CT17 semi-final
Amir out as Pakistan field England in #CT17 semi-final

They collapsed, however, on a sluggish pitch from 128 for two in sunny conditions which normally favour batsmen and the bowlers failed to fix the damage as Fakhar Zaman and Azhar Ali shared a stand of 118 to lead Pakistan to their target.

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  • Tapwrit wins 149th Belmont Stakes
Tapwrit wins 149th Belmont Stakes

The Tampa Bay victor caught front running favorite Irish War Cry at the sixteenth pole before a raucous crowd of 57,729 race fans in the 149th Belmont. Irish War Cry is another with significant chances after being rested for the Preakness Stakes following an uncharacteristic flat performance in the Kentucky Derby.

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  • Pittsburgh hosts parade for Penguins' Stanley Cup win
Pittsburgh hosts parade for Penguins' Stanley Cup win

It's a stretch that began after he gave up a second-period goal to Viktor Arvidsson in a 4-1 loss in Game 4. But if Pittsburgh could repeat this season with a banged-up roster and one of the hardest paths to the final series , the Penguins have earned the right to be considered favorites again next season, when the team could cement its status as ...

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  • Jonny Bairstow expected to replace Jason Roy for England's Champions Trophy semi
Jonny Bairstow expected to replace Jason Roy for England's Champions Trophy semi

Loyalty and consistency of selection have been a cornerstone of England's remarkable renaissance in one-day cricket over the past two years. Whether him and (Shoaib) Malik need to bat higher up is something we will discuss. "We played brilliant cricket against New Zealand ". Roy, who has averaged 6.37 from eight One-day International (ODI) in...

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  • Night games on Saturdays for top clubs
Night games on Saturdays for top clubs

The Football Supporters' Federation has fired a shot across the bows of broadcasters and the Premier League , warning them to stop tinkering with kick-off times or face the prospect of half-empty stadiums. The new season's fixtures which were announced on Wednesday morning saw Antonio Conte's team given a Stamford Bridge opener on the weekend of ...

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  • Draymond Green Started Golden State's Kevin Durant Chase After 2016 Finals
Draymond Green Started Golden State's Kevin Durant Chase After 2016 Finals

Simply stated Durant, Curry and the Warriors are better at the modern National Basketball Association game than are James, Love, Irving and the Cavaliers. However, what we didn't know is somewhat rather startling. Green then placed a call to Durant himself in an effort to convince him to sign with the Warriors .

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  • Golden State Warriors Get The Best Of The NBA's First Finals Trilogy
Golden State Warriors Get The Best Of The NBA's First Finals Trilogy

You'll recall that it was Cleveland that came back from a 3-1 series deficit in last year's finals to stun Golden State. The Warriors got their revenge on the Cavaliers on Monday night, shaking off the 3-1 demons to win their second title in three years.

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  • LeBron's title window may have been shut by Warriors
LeBron's title window may have been shut by Warriors

Here's the backstory: Curry said after the Warriors lost to the Cavs in the Finals last year, he told one of his friends to save the cigar for him, so that he could enjoy it in a year after Golden State won the 2016-17 title. The long-term challenge for the National Basketball Association is how to address the on-going grumblings about a lack...

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  • How the pros plan to overpower Erin Hills
How the pros plan to overpower Erin Hills

The world No.3 hasn't played on home soil since 2013 when he won the World Cup individual title and the teams category with Adam Scott at Royal Melbourne, then tied for sixth in the Australian Open at Royal Sydney. "I don't want to talk about it too much, about my putting, but it has been good the past two weeks and it feels good out there an...

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  • Manchester United set to make big money move for Alvaro Morata
Manchester United set to make big money move for Alvaro Morata

United have turned their attentions to Morata after Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann made a decision to walk away from a move to Manchester in favour of staying with his current employers. Morata simply wants to play football in 2017/2018 so that he can secure a spot in the Spain World Cup squad for next summer. United hope that a bid in t...

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  • Premier League Fixtures 2017/18 - when are the biggest games?
Premier League Fixtures 2017/18 - when are the biggest games?

The Eagles, still manager-less, will then go into games against Liverpool and Swansea City , while they play rivals Brighton and Hove Albion on 28 November and 14 April. Their first game at their temporary home of Wembley is against Chelsea . Stoke City finished solidly in mid-table yet again last season, and whilst Mark Hughes continue...

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  • Country Music Is All-In as Nashville Predators Aim for Stanley Cup Championship
Country Music Is All-In as Nashville Predators Aim for Stanley Cup Championship

By then, Nashville looked dazed, their minds obviously running through the hard task that awaits them now. This may be the Predators' first time in the Stanley Cup Final , but they staved off elimination three times past year in playing a full 14 games through two rounds.

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  • Chelsea face tough start to title defence
Chelsea face tough start to title defence

United begin the season at home to West Ham United , then go away to Swansea City, face Leicester City at home , then visit Stoke City . City play their first home game of the season a week later against Ronald Koeman's Everton .

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  • Highlanders snatch narrow win over Britsih and Irish Lions
Highlanders snatch narrow win over Britsih and Irish Lions

Brought on as a replacement for Dan Biggar with 12 minutes to play and the Lions leading 22-20, Farrell's first act was to send a kick to the left of the posts. "We've gone from single-figure penalties to double-figure penalties again". There is no doubt that they got some ascendancy in the second scrum penalty and they have got on ...

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  • Kevin Durant's move to Golden State rewarded with MVP
Kevin Durant's move to Golden State rewarded with MVP

Steve Kerr is expected to return to the Golden State Warriors' sideline after the team won its second National Basketball Association championship in three seasons under Kerr's direction on Monday night, Warriors general manager Bob Myers confirmed.

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  • NBA Finals 2017: 5 reasons the Warriors repeat as champions
NBA Finals 2017: 5 reasons the Warriors repeat as champions

However, that idea fizzled fast when the Warriors opened with a pair of lopsided wins at home, fought back late to steal the next game in Cleveland and then , after dropping their first game of the post-season, closed out the series at home.

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  • CT 2017: Pakistan win toss, ask England to bat
CT 2017: Pakistan win toss, ask England to bat

Now Pakistan will play hosts England for a place in the final. However, Sarfraz will be on notice for the semi-final and if Pakistan exceed their allotted time period in that match and win, he could be suspended for the tournament decider.

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  • Champions Trophy: Undefeated England is the team to beat
Champions Trophy: Undefeated England is the team to beat

Jonny Bairstow has come in for England in place of out-of-form Jason Roy. That success, however, was Pakistan's only win in the five-match series - a series in which England racked up a world record 444-3 off 50 overs, featuring 16 sixes.

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  • England draw was one of the
England draw was one of the "most emotional games ever" for Strachan

The 23-year-old was the fifth man to skipper the Three Lions in Southgate's seven matches and rose to the occasion, firing home a late leveller after two stunning Leigh Griffiths free-kicks put Scotland on the brink of a famous win. On a day he described as the most special of his career so far as he was named England captain for the first ...

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  • National Basketball Association champions Golden State Warriors' comeback year in memes
National Basketball Association champions Golden State Warriors' comeback year in memes

This championship was revenge for the Golden State Warriors , who blew a 3-1 lead in last year's NBA Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers . That stung ever since, as Durant understood, because he gave up the same lead to the Warriors a round earlier with Oklahoma City.

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  • Warriors simply outclassed Cavaliers
Warriors simply outclassed Cavaliers

The Golden State Warriors secured their second National Basketball Association championship in three seasons with a 129-120 Game Five win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday, capping a near-perfect run through the playoffs. When people tell me I'm great , I remind myself that I can always be better. The Warriors aren't going anywhere an...

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  • Champions Trophy 2017: England vs New Zealand match
Champions Trophy 2017: England vs New Zealand match

Just as Williamson made a hundred against Australia , so too did Root against Bangladesh . But Guptill said the Blackcaps were re-assured by the International Cricket Council's arrangements to protect teams. Taylor, without being at his fluent best, offered sound support in a stand of 95. Right-arm pacer Adam Milne (3/79) inflicted the early ...

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  • Golden State Warriors Destroy Cleveland Cavaliers in NBA Finals
Golden State Warriors Destroy Cleveland Cavaliers in NBA Finals

Durant was the clear-cut choice for MVP for the Warriors , averaging 35.2 points on 55.6 percent shooting from the field, including 47.4 percent from beyond the arc, with 8.4 rebounds, 5.4 assists, and 1.6 blocks per game . With the core of Durant , Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson and Draymond Green all expected to return for at least the ne...

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  • Walters: Thurston might not be back for Origin II
Walters: Thurston might not be back for Origin II

In a high-octane match, both teams had to prove their stamina in a relentless 80 minutes of rugby league which was end-to-end before the Blues eventually took control to seal game one of the three-match series . Queensland crossed over after 34 minutes thanks to Oates , who athletically caught a piercing cross-field kick from Cronk . Up f...

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  • John Terry 'couldn't care less about criticism' of Chelsea farewell
John Terry 'couldn't care less about criticism' of Chelsea farewell

The centre-back was taken off in the 26th minute, in reference to his squad number, during the victory over Sunderland last weekend. Three punters have been paid out by a bookmaker which accepted bets on the specific time of Terry's first-half substitution at 100-1.

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  • Warriors issue statement on possible White House visit
Warriors issue statement on possible White House visit

A visit to the White House would likely come the next time the Warriors , a Western Conference team, play the Washington Wizards. Warriors head coach Steve Kerr as well as star player Steph Curry and teammate David West have all spoken out against Donald Trump since the election.

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  • Waisake Naholo ready for 'once in a lifetime' Lions series
Waisake Naholo ready for 'once in a lifetime' Lions series

The Lions conceded two penalties at the scrum in the last three minutes of the match and Gatland suggested his pack failed to adapt to the referee's interpretation of the rules. "We have got to make sure we are better in those moments because that is sometimes the difference between winning and losing games". Hooker Liam Coltman scored from a l...

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  • We wanted to give Karthik a longer run: Kohli
We wanted to give Karthik a longer run: Kohli

Rising left-hand batsman Fakhar Zaman said he has no particular bowler as his target but will play every ball according to merit during the India-Pakistan game. If you can keep bowling in the right areas and hit the seam, I think that's the best way to go for the bowlers", the 32-year-old told IANS. A team of crickets sans tickets have set up the...

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  • Champions trophy 2017: The hex continues to hang above South Africa
Champions trophy 2017: The hex continues to hang above South Africa

De Villiers, on his part, still harbours the dream of playing 2019 World Cup and firmly believes that the Proteas can win it. Nine members of South Africa's Champions Trophy squad will play in the T20s - de Villiers, David Miller , Behardien, Imran Tahir, Morne Morkel, Chris Morris, Wayne Parnell, Andile Phehlukwayo and Pretorius - with th...

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  • Chelsea 1st to visit Tottenham at Wembley in Premier League
Chelsea 1st to visit Tottenham at Wembley in Premier League

It's true, you do play everyone twice. Of course, it is oft said that every team will play every other team twice, and ultimately the fixture list shouldn't have too much say, but there are times when it does. After winning their first three league games, defeat at home to Pep Guardiola's side was followed by defeat at Watford just a week lat...

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  • Fans federation slams late Premier League games proposal
Fans federation slams late Premier League games proposal

Whilst Walter Mazzarri's side were inconsistent during the first half of the season, they picked up impressive wins over Leicester and Everton as well as their already mentioned victories against Arsenal and United. 1. Before that, Jose Mourinho's side play West Ham, Swansea, Leicester, Stoke, Everton , Southampton and Crystal Palace , with...

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  • Pakistan bowl; Amir out, Bairstow in
Pakistan bowl; Amir out, Bairstow in

England rode on useful contributions from top-order batsmen - Joe Root (46), Jonny Bairstow (43) and Eoin Morgan (33) - but they kept losing wicket at regular intervals due to sustained pressure created by Pakistan bowlers. Having seen off Sri Lanka in what was a virtual quarterfinal, Pakistan now know they are just two wins away from th...

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  • Golden State warriors look to build dynasty
Golden State warriors look to build dynasty

And I just tried to do that, but also be aggressive. "You can talk about whatever happens on the outside, but inside those lines, I come to bring it every day". "There were times where I was just stunned looking at the talent on the floor". That's no indictment of James, but instead a reality that must be accepted: if Cleveland is going to over...

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  • LeBron James reflects on the Cleveland Cavaliers' season
LeBron James reflects on the Cleveland Cavaliers' season

The Warriors became the first Bay Area team to capture a championship at home since the A's finished the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 5 of the 1974 World Series. Sure, Cleveland rallied to win the next game , avoiding a Finals sweep with an historic shooting performance that breathed life into the fan base and led to renewed hope.

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