• Attorney General Sessions Denies Secret Meeting With Russia Envoy
Attorney General Sessions Denies Secret Meeting With Russia Envoy

Sessions also repeatedly parried questions seeking information on some of his discussions with the president and disagreed with some details given to the same committee less than a week ago in testimony by former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , also under oath.

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  • Gunman wounds GOP congressman Steve Scalise, then killed by police
Gunman wounds GOP congressman Steve Scalise, then killed by police

Capitol Police said officers who were part of Scalise's security detail returned fire and wounded the shooter, who was taken into custody. CBS News has confirmed the gunman at the congressional baseball practice has been identified by law enforcement as James T.

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  • Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to win NBA title
Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to win NBA title

OAKLAND, Calif . - In the same tunnel where they celebrated a championship one year ago, Kyrie Irving waited for LeBron James to come off the court and the two Cleveland Cavaliers stars embraced. Excitement was high for the contest. Kyle Korver's 3-pointer pulled the Cavaliers within 108-102 but dunks by Durant and Andre Iguodala boosted G...

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  • LeBron James: Cavs didn't fail against Warriors in NBA Finals
LeBron James: Cavs didn't fail against Warriors in NBA Finals

I just wanted to put it all out there. Stephen Curry added 34 points, 10 assists, 6 rebounds and 3 steals as Golden State closed out its second title in three years after squandering a 3-1 lead a year ago to the Cavs. And even without Durant, Steph Curry , Klay Thompson and Draymond Green is a proven title-winning core. Not to mention a health...

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  • Hamilton wins as Mercedes reel off one-two finish
Hamilton wins as Mercedes reel off one-two finish

British Formula 1 racer Lewis Hamilton was all smiles yesterday since he raced to win the Canadian GP for the record sixth time. "I knew we could recover, because we were quicker than the cars ahead". Owing to Ocon's fresher tyres, the team wanted Perez to give away his position to his younger team mate so that he can attack Ricciardo and try t...

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  • Kyrie, Cavs Fall To Golden State 4-1
Kyrie, Cavs Fall To Golden State 4-1

The Warriors followed up their 2015 title by winning a record 73 regular-season games in the 2015-16 campaign, but stumbled with a 3-1 finals lead and fell victim to the greatest comeback in finals history by Cleveland . Kyrie Irving added 26 points and J.R. Smith 25 in a losing cause. "On the other hand", Silver said, "we should also celebra...

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  • Captain Sarfraz proud of Pakistan young guns
Captain Sarfraz proud of Pakistan young guns

India play Bangladesh in the second semi-final in Birmingham on Thursday. 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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  • Tributes to Manchester and London terror attack victims at France v England
Tributes to Manchester and London terror attack victims at France v England

Harry Kane , who has been in simply blistering form since the turn of the year, finished a wonderfully flowing move started by his Tottenham teammate Dele Alli . England wilted considerably under late pressure and, after Mbappe failed to punish a slack pass out from the back by Cahill when he hit the bar, the teenager showed presence of mind to...

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  • Penguins fans return from Nashville after Game 6 win
Penguins fans return from Nashville after Game 6 win

That doesn't include Crosby also winning the World Cup of Hockey title before this season started, along with tournament MVP. (That the Penguins' 2-0 win over the Predators at Nashville on Sunday night in Game 6 included a horrific early whistle by referee Kevin Pollock that wiped out what should have rightfully been a 1-0 lead for the Pred...

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  • Leigh Griffiths double secures England draw
Leigh Griffiths double secures England draw

The Three Lions had seemingly snatched defeat from the jaws of victory in Group F of World Cup qualifying, as two brilliant late Leigh Griffiths free-kicks cancelled out Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's opener. The England support drew unfavourable comparisons between their oldest rival in global football and San Marino, suggesting, impolitely, ...

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  • Pakistan reach ICC Champions Trophy final after surprise victory over England
Pakistan reach ICC Champions Trophy final after surprise victory over England

Pakistan , the lowest-ranked side in the tournament, lost heavily to India in their opening match but victories over South Africa and Sri Lanka sent them into the last four. Pakistan were the last team to qualify to the knockouts , beating Sri Lanka in a smashing contest on Monday. "If you are playing a world-class team, definitely, you play ...

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  • MVP Durant vindicates decision to join Warriors
MVP Durant vindicates decision to join Warriors

The Warriors won in 2015 before the Cavaliers made their historic comeback a year ago. Durant did indeed join a ready-made contender by teaming up with two-time reigning league MVP Stephen Curry in a team that won it all in 2015 and were runners-up a year ago after a season in which they had a record 73 wins in 82 games.

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  • Wisconsin politicians react to shooting at GOP baseball practice
Wisconsin politicians react to shooting at GOP baseball practice

Scalise is reportedly in stable condition and has gone into surgery to treat his injuries. Walden describes Scalise as a dear friend and says that the Majority Whip was able to speak to his wife this morning before going into surgery. Five individuals including a gunman are being hospitalized today after the unidentified individual opened fire on ...

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  • US Congressman and Two Police Officers Shot During Baseball Practice
US Congressman and Two Police Officers Shot During Baseball Practice

Mo Brooks (R) from Alabama said several other people were also hit, including two law enforcement officers. Scalise, No. 3 in the House of Representatives Republican leadership, was shot in the hip. Blue jeans and a blue shirt. I think he was Anglo. When the gunfire stopped and Flake heard someone say the shooter was down, he sprinted out to...

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  • Fit-again Mitchell Starc relishing return for Australia in ICC Champions Trophy
Fit-again Mitchell Starc relishing return for Australia in ICC Champions Trophy

Match 1- ICC Champions Trophy 2017: South Africa and the host England are didn't play the ICC Champions Trophy warm-up matches. Bangladesh: Masrafe Mortaza (Captain), Imrul Kayes, Mahmudullah, Mehedi Hasan Miraj, Mosaddek Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim (wicketkeeper), Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Sanjamul Islam, Sabbir Rahman, Shafiul...

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  • Country Stars Stand With Smashville During Final Stanley Cup Game
Country Stars Stand With Smashville During Final Stanley Cup Game

Murray is coming off a 24-save outing in a 6-0 win in Game 5 , and extended his shutout streak to 123 minutes and 23 seconds. Winning two in a row is nearly impossible, underscored by the fact that the Pittsburgh Penguins are the first to accomplish the feat since the Detroit Red Wings did so in 1998.

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  • Penguins Arrive In Pittsburgh After Winning Stanley Cup
Penguins Arrive In Pittsburgh After Winning Stanley Cup

And doing it the way Pittsburgh did it? The Predators were the bottom seed in the West, seemingly unlikely to advance out of the first round much less be one of the last two teams standing. Here's the most ludicrous thing of all: Murray led Pittsburgh to not one, but two titles as a rookie . Considering their value to the team both Crosb...

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  • Arsenal host Leicester City on EPL opening day
Arsenal host Leicester City on EPL opening day

The Blues have then been handed a nightmare run of fixtures as they take on Manchester City , Chelsea , Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United in their next four games. It certainly isn't the most hard opening day fixture for Arsene Wenger and his shiny new contract, but fans and players will be concerned with the sheer amount of fixtures ...

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  • Crystal Palace start season with clash against Huddersfield
Crystal Palace start season with clash against Huddersfield

Pochettino is still yet to lose a North London derby and Spurs' 2-0 win over Arsenal in April, in their last-ever meeting at White Hart Lane, confirmed Tottenham's first finish above their neighbours since 1994-95. Pep Guardiola's City, meanwhile, will play Brighton (A), Everton (H), Bournemouth (A), Liverpool (H) and Watford (A). ...

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  • Ostapenko blazes past Bacsinszky to book final spot
Ostapenko blazes past Bacsinszky to book final spot

Unseeded Latvian Jelena Ostapenko reached her first Grand Slam final on her 20th birthday after winning in the semi-finals of the French Open today. Pliskova, who is not a claycourt expert, played her best match of the tournament, but it was not enough to subdue Halep, whose never-say-die attitude helped her survive a quarter-final against Elin...

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  • Rafael Nadal cruises past Roberto Bautista Agut to reach quarters
Rafael Nadal cruises past Roberto Bautista Agut to reach quarters

I am maybe exhausted but I have one day off. The fourth seed will next face another Spaniard, Pablo Carreno Busta , after he beat fifth seed Milos Raonic 4-6 7-6 (2) 6-7 (6) 6-4 8-6 in a thrilling match . "I still can't believe that I'm sitting here". Monfils, 30, was leading 7-6 (7-5) 5-7 4-3 when his opponent withdrew, setting up a last-1...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy, Pakistan must sort out middle order batting: Sarfraz Ahmed
ICC Champions Trophy, Pakistan must sort out middle order batting: Sarfraz Ahmed

We have an opportunity to win one game and enter the finals. The Pakistan head coach, however, said that his side's unpredictability is their strong suit, adding that they have been trying hard to play much more consistent cricket and become a better team.

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  • Southgate realistic about England's bid to match elite sides
Southgate realistic about England's bid to match elite sides

Djibril Sidibe scored an nearly identical close-range goal on 43 minutes, and Kane added his second from the spot (48) as Raphael Varane saw red for a last-man foul on Dele Alli . "We've got to find a way to win, especially when they were down to 10 men". France manager Didier Deschamps said: "It was complicated by the sending off and the...

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  • Pakistan wins toss, will bowl 1st against England
Pakistan wins toss, will bowl 1st against England

Root fell when well set after an edged cut off leg-spinner Shadab Khan was well held by wicket-keeper Sarfraz. For England , don't get complacent. England have won 11 of their last 12 ODIs and have a win rate of 79% in 2017 (11/14), the best of any side in the calendar year. The tournament of course has delivered lots of drama and surprises...

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  • Reds' Scooter Gennett Has Monster Night With 4 HRs, 10 RBIs
Reds' Scooter Gennett Has Monster Night With 4 HRs, 10 RBIs

The hit gave the Reds a 5-0 advantage. However, the Cardinals haven't shown me anything over the last week to warrant me putting any faith in them, especially after the Reds pasted St. Though Schebler seems to be OK - and took a walk as a pinch hitter late in this game - what Scooter Gennett has done while filling in for him has been nothing so...

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  • Jelena Ostapenko v Timea Bacsinszky - player profiles
Jelena Ostapenko v Timea Bacsinszky - player profiles

Jelena Ostapenko shakes hands with Caroline Wozniacki after their quaterfinal match Tuesday. For many years, big things have happened for me at Roland Garros. Bacsinszky didn't back down, fighting it off on an aggressive passage of play before bringing up match point with a perfectly placed victor down the line.

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  • Preview CT 2017 Semi Final 1 :England vs Pakistan
Preview CT 2017 Semi Final 1 :England vs Pakistan

England were seven down for 181 in the 44th over. There was a heart-in-mouth moment for Bairstow on just the second ball of the match, with Pakistan referring a tight LBW appeal off Junaid. ENGLAND take on Pakistan as they look to secure a place in the ICC Champions Trophy final. Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews rued his side's missed...

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  • Holder Muguruza stamps some star-appeal on Paris
Holder Muguruza stamps some star-appeal on Paris

The Spaniard clearly did not enjoy the pro-Mladenovic vocal crowd, who were quick to chide her when she ambled to the net to have a glance at a ball mark when one of her backhands sailed just wide of the tramline late in the match. There was a raucous atmosphere on Lenglen as Mladenovic continued a fine first week for France in the women's draw b...

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  • Pakistan set up England semi-final
Pakistan set up England semi-final

PAKISTAN captain Sarfraz Ahmed makes a rush as head coach Mickey Arthur looks on during a training session at Sophia Gardens on Tuesday. When spectators bought tickets for the one-day tournament , they were asked to specify a team preference by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

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  • Miller backs De Villiers to come good against India
Miller backs De Villiers to come good against India

Despite losing two wickets in quick succession, Babar Azam (31 not out) and Shoaib Malik (16 not out) steered Pakistan to 119 for three off 27, when the heavens opened. But Morné Morkel, a long-standing South Africa teammate, said there was no doubting De Villiers's desire to win a major limited-overs trophy with the Proteas.

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  • Spain striker Diego Costa on Palmeiras radar
Spain striker Diego Costa on Palmeiras radar

Steve Nicol says Chelsea should try to spin Diego Costa's desire to return to Atletico into a move for Antoine Griezmann. Costa revealed last week that Chelsea boss Antonio Conte had informed him that he no longer has a future at Stamford Bridge , despite scoring 26 goals in 46 games to help fire the Blues to the Premier League t...

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  • Murray, Wawrinka charge into French Open last eight
Murray, Wawrinka charge into French Open last eight

Murray , who was runner-up to Novak Djokovic at Roland Garros past year, will meet 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka for a spot in Sunday's final. Unlike Nishikori, Murray has not forgotten their US Open quarter-final past year and is looking to make amends for one that got away.

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  • Mathews unlikely for Sri Lanka's tournament opener
Mathews unlikely for Sri Lanka's tournament opener

However, this would be a major jolt to the team ahead of the two crucial fixture. Perera stuck around for 66 balls and hit 44 unbeaten runs, but Sri Lanka were already out of contention for most of his stay.Therefore, his sloppy fielding and failure to take a wicket in the Group B opener were secondary to coming through bowling 10 overs in good h...

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  • Champions Trophy 2017: England Vs Pakistan: Hatke Stylish player of the match
Champions Trophy 2017: England Vs Pakistan: Hatke Stylish player of the match

England comes into this Semi Final with an unblemished record in the tournament thus far and will be looking to be the first team to qualify for the Final at The Oval. Mohammad Amir , who made 28 not out Monday in an unbroken eighth-wicket stand of 75 with Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed (61 not out) was missing from this match because of a...

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  • CT 2017: In-form England face Pakistan pace test in semis
CT 2017: In-form England face Pakistan pace test in semis

His tenacity in attempting to force his way into the reckoning has impressed Morgan and - on the back of three fifties in his last four ODI innings - may seem him parachuted in to partner Hales on Wednesday. England rode on useful contributions from top-order batsmen - Joe Root (46), Jonny Bairstow (43) and captain Eoin Morgan (33) - but they ...

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