• Rafael Nadal beats Stan Wawrinka, wins 10th French Open
Rafael Nadal beats Stan Wawrinka, wins 10th French Open

An emotional Rafael Nadal described his 10th French Open title as the ideal end to a flawless fortnight after he made history at Roland Garros on Sunday. I just won the most important event of the year for me, so that's the only thing that matters today. "And I missed playing at Wimbledon ", said Nadal.

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  • Watford close in on deal for Derby midfielder Will Hughes
Watford close in on deal for Derby midfielder Will Hughes

He made his debut under Nigel Clough aged 16 and has gone on to become one of the club's most important men. Liverpool and Arsenal are just two of the elite clubs to have regularly scouted Hughes during his six years at Pride Park, but it is Watford who are finally giving him the opportunity to impress on the big stage.

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  • Portugal, Mexico draw at Confederations Cup
Portugal, Mexico draw at Confederations Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo has made his first public remarks since news broke of his desire to leave Real Madrid , though he made sure only to focus on Portugal's latest match against Mexico . Mexico recorded a late draw after Hector Moreno scored in second half injury time in the Kazan Arena. It was a good result at 2-1 but that's football.

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  • Moment of magic gives Lions another lesson on New Zealand tour
Moment of magic gives Lions another lesson on New Zealand tour

Nine of Saturday's starting XV played on the 2013 tour to Australia and Alun Wyn Jones will captain the side, as he did in the Third Test in Australia. "Sam Warburton had a slight ankle strain after the first game, he just needs a few more days". The match pivoted in favour of the Blues when All Blacks star Williams scored a try in a goalline scr...

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  • Pedestrian Injured After Runaway Bus Rolls Down Brooklyn Street, Slams Into Church
Pedestrian Injured After Runaway Bus Rolls Down Brooklyn Street, Slams Into Church

Wednesday in Bushwick, but left it in neutral. A man changing a car's tire in the street was hospitalized with a minor injuries. It is unclear if a pedestrian who was taken from the scene to Wyckoff Medical Center was injured by the bus or trying to escape it.

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  • We want results, not lessons - no fear for Hudson's New Zealand
We want results, not lessons - no fear for Hudson's New Zealand

Mexico claimed a 2-2 draw with Portugal in their Confederations Cup opener on Sunday with a last-gasp equaliser by Hector Moreno after Cedric seemed to have won the game for the European champions with a goal five minutes from time .

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  • Gatland drafts in reserves for Lions; Donald to lead Chiefs
Gatland drafts in reserves for Lions; Donald to lead Chiefs

Gatland said Farrell was only kept out of Saturday's match against the Maori All Blacks as a "precautionary" measure. "There is a lot of anticipation about this first Test in the series". "He is a little bit more anxious than he normally is, saying these comments about us, things he knows about or doesn't know about, that is normally a sign of ...

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  • Golden Knights unveil team jersey for 2017
Golden Knights unveil team jersey for 2017

In analyzing The Post's mock selections , I'm going to take my turn with the crystal ball and project what I think will be the Golden Knights' likely course of action in putting together the league's 31st team. Or maybe they want a player from another team and want Vegas to pick that player so they can trade for them? If, as McPhee suggests, the G...

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  • Chris Sutton reacts to Harry Kane's performance against Scotland
Chris Sutton reacts to Harry Kane's performance against Scotland

Two late free-kicks from Griffiths (87, 90) looked to have earned the home side a sensational victory in Saturday's World Cup qualifier , after substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had opened the scoring 20 minutes from time . "It got us back into contention and if we can perform like we did in that match, then we will certainly cause England a f...

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  • A look back at the Confederations cup first round games
A look back at the Confederations cup first round games

The Real Madrid star who has been summoned by Spanish authorities for allegations that he evaded 14.7 million euro in tax is expected to appear in court next month in Madrid. But Portugal's celebrations were premature as Moreno popped up with the equaliser. "The team still firmly believes in itself. The game will be hard, we have our goals an...

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  • Real President Reveals Two Stars Los Blancos Are Monitoring
Real President Reveals Two Stars Los Blancos Are Monitoring

The 70-year-old has confirmed that his club has been keeping a close eye on Monaco's Kylian Mbappe and AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma . We're talking player holidays, stag dos and sporting bans, and we even have Dion Fanning taking on the Lottoland Chipping Challenge. . David de Gea attends a training session at Spain's national...

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  • Patriots reportedly sign David Harris
Patriots reportedly sign David Harris

Adam Schefter of ESPN reports and PFT has confirmed that Harris will sign a two-year contract with the Patriots after visiting with the team. The New York Jets notably elected to part ways with a slew of veteran players this offseason.

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  • Manchester United battle Chelsea to sign Lewandowski
Manchester United battle Chelsea to sign Lewandowski

Bayern Munich insist Robert Lewandowski is going nowhere this summer amid transfer speculation linking him with a move to the Premier League . He was pipped to the Bundesliga Golden Boot though, as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, his replacement at Borussia Dortmund , edged him out by finding the net 31 times.

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  • Sarfraz hopes Champions Trophy win bring international cricket to Pak
Sarfraz hopes Champions Trophy win bring international cricket to Pak

The victory was splashed across most major newspapers, with leading English daily Dawn proclaiming: "Pakistan breaks jinx, trounce India in dream final". Earlier, the blistering century by new found Fakhar Zaman helped the team to mount a mammoth total of 338, which proved to be sufficient to shatter the so-called strong nerves of Indian battin...

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  • ICC may scrap Champions Trophy for more World T20 competitions
ICC may scrap Champions Trophy for more World T20 competitions

His phenomenal bowling in the final was one of the reasons for Pakistan's victory over their rivals. "To be appointed as captain of the Team of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, which includes some of the finest and most attractive cricketers of this generation, is the flawless icing on the cake", Sarfraz told the ICC website.

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  • Portugal draw against Mexico
Portugal draw against Mexico

The goals were scored by Portugal's Ricardo Quaresma (34th minute) and Cedric Soares (86th minute), and Mexico's Javier Hernandez (42nd minute) and Hector Moreno (90th minute). "We faced the European champions, a team that plays at a very high level, and we played equal to them". Nani's 21st minute goal was disallowed by video assistant...

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  • Celtics Acquire First-Round Draft Pick
Celtics Acquire First-Round Draft Pick

The Sixers wouldn't be getting the player they absolutely wanted, but would settle for a player that could help out their franchise anyway. Boston is also expected to score big in free agency this off-season, with names like Gordon Hayward and Jimmy Butler reportedly interested in joining.

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  • Lakers trying to acquire another first-round pick
Lakers trying to acquire another first-round pick

The targets are Lonzo Ball ( UCLA ), De'Aaron Fox ( Kentucky ), and Josh Jackson (Kansas). Under the 1995 Collective Bargaining Agreement, the National Basketball Association operates a rookie salary structure whereby first-year players sign four-year deals, with the first two years guaranteed and the final two optional.

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  • Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho denies tax fraud allegations in Spain
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho denies tax fraud allegations in Spain

Jose Mourinho became the latest to be accused of defrauding tax authorities by Spanish prosecutors for a sum of £2.9million during his time at Real Madrid . Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho may not be having that reunion at Old Trafford after all. Where could Cristiano Ronaldo go next? The prosecutor said last Tuesday that there was e...

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  • Clinical Lions tame Chiefs as Tests loom
Clinical Lions tame Chiefs as Tests loom

Nowell insisted the Lions' stylish play in the comprehensive Chiefs win was only a matter of time, as the tourists continue to build connections. "They ( All Blacks ) have proved that over two World Cups; a very efficient, excellent lineout defense particularly with Kieran Read in the mix", he said.

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  • Former Manchester United star Angel di Maria given one-year jail sentence
Former Manchester United star Angel di Maria given one-year jail sentence

It's unlikely that the Argentinian will spend any time in jail though because under Spanish law, any sentence of under two-years is usually suspended, providing the person has no previous convictions. Di Maria left Madrid in August 2014 and signed a five-year deal with Manchester United after a £59.7m deal was agreed. The Portuguese has denied th...

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  • David Griffin Out As Cavaliers GM
David Griffin Out As Cavaliers GM

Gilbert said the team was not ready to name a replacement. Under Griffin , the Cavs went to their third consecutive NBA Finals this month before falling to the Golden State Warriors in five games. We got instant reaction to this development from WKYC Channel 3's Jim Donovan and Dave "Dino" DeNatale on Facebook Live. The personal connecti...

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  • NBA Finals, Game 3: Warriors 118, Cavaliers 113 (final)
NBA Finals, Game 3: Warriors 118, Cavaliers 113 (final)

That allowed the Warriors to score 11 unanswered points, with Kevin Durant's basket with 1:15 remaining making it a two-point game. And with a victory in Game 4 on Friday night, Golden State can exorcise those haunting demons from last June when the Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in the Finals to the Cavaliers .

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  • Matsuyama welcomes learning curve at US Open
Matsuyama welcomes learning curve at US Open

Brooks Koepka reacts on the 18th hole during the fourth round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Sunday, June 18, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. The 21-year-old Li had closed strongly in the second round to post a two-under 70 at Erin Hills and become China's first player to make the cut at a US Open .

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  • Chauncey Billups might be running the Cavs; can he keep LeBron happy?
Chauncey Billups might be running the Cavs; can he keep LeBron happy?

The two have battled back to James' days in Miami, and he has been inspired by George's comeback from a horrific leg injury in 2014 while playing for the USA national team. In moves to support a roster suddenly sparked by James , Griffin traded Wiggins to the Minnesota Timberwolves in a deal for Love and in January 2015 obtained J.R.

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  • Raonic loses to 698th-ranked Kokkinakis at Queen's
Raonic loses to 698th-ranked Kokkinakis at Queen's

LONDON (AP) - Milos Raonic 's preparations for Wimbledon received a setback when he lost to No. 698-ranked Thanasi Kokkinakis 7-6 (5), 7-6 (8) Tuesday in the first round of the Queen's grass-court tournament. After his defeat by Rafael Nadal in the Paris final, Wawrinka added Paul Annacone to his coaching team as a grass court specialist. "...

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  • Judge denies request to block funding tied to Detroit arena
Judge denies request to block funding tied to Detroit arena

The estimated cost of the project has increased from $450 million to $862 million and the project is anticipated to be 62% privately funded and 38% publicly funded. "That is poppycock", Cushingberry said. "It's just the best move because the growth of Detroit is really starting to blossom right now, said Mahorn, who spent six of his 18-season N...

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over
Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over "insulting" chants at Confederations Cup in Russia

Still, fans, players, coaches and media were left confused in Sunday's two games by decisions - reached more slowly than expected - by referees taking advice from assistants watching multiple replays. "The VAR tests during this Confederations Cup are also helping us to improve the processes and fine-tune communication", Infantino acknowledged. Ch...

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  • Sixers deal for top pick in NBA draft
Sixers deal for top pick in NBA draft

Its a good deal for both teams.”. And then there are nuanced takes that dive into the reasoning behind the trade, like this one: The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor laid out an explanation of why Fultz is the flawless fit to play alongside Simmons, a 6-foot-10 point forward.

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  • New Jersey risks loss of veteran
New Jersey risks loss of veteran

The Islanders and the expansion Golden Knights reportedly have agreed to a deal in which NY would give up its first-round draft pick while steering Vegas toward selecting a designated player from their unprotected list . With the exception of local slugger Kris Bryant, the baseball outfielder is one of the few pro athletes who have promotional ...

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  • Celtics, 76ers complete trade for No. 1 draft pick
Celtics, 76ers complete trade for No. 1 draft pick

The usually ho-hum NBA Draft suddenly got incredibly interesting overnight, with the confirmation of the long-suspected trade between Philly and the Boston Celtics , that will now see the Sixers pick first overall in the draft, rather than the Boston boys.

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  • India arrests 15 people for celebrating Pakistan cricket team's win
India arrests 15 people for celebrating Pakistan cricket team's win

I said to him "I can't play tomorrow", but he gave me protein and glucose tablets and said "You will play tomorrow". "We showed great character". Fakhar was brought into Pakistan's line-up in the wake of the heavy defeat to the same opposition two weeks ago and established his position at the top of the order with half-centuries against Sri Lan...

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  • Pakistan media hails win against India
Pakistan media hails win against India

There have been plenty of movements in the ICC ODI rankings and Bangladesh's Mashrafe Bin Mortaza and Tamim Iqbal have moved up the ladder after the conclusion of the ICC Champions Trophy in England . She goes on to mention that her "colleague who had only a day earlier tweeted a crude slur on Pakistan confessed he had watched everything t...

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  • Swansea City join race for Terry
Swansea City join race for Terry

Huw is hoping the lure of former Blues coach Paul Clement will count in their favour, after he previously worked with the teenager at Stamford Bridge. "But we think he's got a few years left with us to develop his career". "Paul has a fair bit of money to consider and there are one or two players we are looking to get signed".

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  • Warren Gatland: 'Sam Warburton fighting for starting spot'
Warren Gatland: 'Sam Warburton fighting for starting spot'

Nevertheless, Gatland said strong performances on Tuesday would be rewarded, whether in Saturday's Test in Auckland or down the track. "So that will be the message again for Tuesday". "There will be some discussions and debates to be had about the final make-up of the back-row for Saturday". Robbie Henshaw and Jared Payne slot into the midf...

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