• Sjostrom claims fourth gold; 'shocked' Proud wins world title
Sjostrom claims fourth gold; 'shocked' Proud wins world title

That's the kind of winning margin that sprinters are familiar with. The 23-year-old clocked 55.53 seconds, a new championship record, just 0.05 off her world record set at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics last year. I wasn't going out there this morning for a world record. "It's 10am. It's quite early for a world record". "World records in heats d...

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  • Advantage Kuchar as Spieth round unravels dramatically
Advantage Kuchar as Spieth round unravels dramatically

Greller felt it necessary to remind Spieth of his own star quality after a wobble on the front nine at Royal Birkdale saw him lose his three-stroke lead inside four holes after a trio of bogeys. Reflecting on his subsequent birdie at 14, which was followed by a stunning eagle on 15 and further gains on 16 and 17, Spieth added: "I knew we had mome...

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  • Celtics have placed obligatory call to Cavs regarding Kyrie Irving
Celtics have placed obligatory call to Cavs regarding Kyrie Irving

With the continuous reports that LeBron James has no intention in reaming with the organization following this upcoming season. Exhausted of having another superstar - even one of the best players of all time - in control of his fate. The Cavs also lost their general manager, David Griffin. Irving is under contract so the Cavaliers don't ha...

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  • Clayton Kershaw injury forces sportsbooks to drop National League Cy Young odds
Clayton Kershaw injury forces sportsbooks to drop National League Cy Young odds

Yep. I got a ball to do it with. Kershaw was on his way to a runaway Cy Young season when he encountered tightness in his back Sunday. It was one run through four innings, but Colon gave up a single and two doubles to start the fifth and was pulled.

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  • Draymond Green to face lawsuit in California over alleged assault
Draymond Green to face lawsuit in California over alleged assault

Green was recently named the NBA's defensive player of the year and won his second National Basketball Association championship with the Golden State Warriors . There is no word on when the incident happened, whether the police were involved or if an arrest was made. Draymond Green now is facing a civil lawsuit for assault, battery and making ...

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  • Royals Acquire Pitchers Maurer, Cahill and Buchter in Trade with Padres
Royals Acquire Pitchers Maurer, Cahill and Buchter in Trade with Padres

The team announced today they've acquired Ryan Buchter , Trevor Cahill and Brandon Maurer from San Diego, in exchange for Travis Wood , Matt Strahm and Esteury Ruiz . The Padres could benefit from the Royals' desire to win now rather than keeping Strahm around for a few more years and see if it works out. This season he has played in 21 ga...

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  • Kevin Gausman, Baltimore Orioles blank Tampa Bay Rays
Kevin Gausman, Baltimore Orioles blank Tampa Bay Rays

He struck out eight and walked three Monday while allowing five hits. Darren O'Day, Brad Brach and Richard Bleier completed the six-hitter. LHP Blake Snell stepped up when the Rays needed him to - and perhaps when he had to to keep his job - working a season-high seven plus innings.

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  • Robert Griffin III will work out for Chargers on Tuesday
Robert Griffin III will work out for Chargers on Tuesday

The Browns gave Griffin a chance to revive his career after he was released by the Redskins following the 2015 season. Now, he could earn a role as the primary backup to Philip Rivers . Griffin has thrown for 8,983 yards with 42 touchdowns and 26 interceptions and has been sacked 123 times in 42 career games over five seasons. The Chargers a...

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  • England women Beats Indian by 9 runs
England women Beats Indian by 9 runs

There was a time where the match was in the balance, but we panicked. It could've been a match-winning performance but I knew England have depth. It would be a pegging down of expectations from a proud, skilled set of cricketers if the team is offered consolatory platitudes about having done well enough to reach the threshold of the world title.

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  • Former UM and Dallas Cowboys star won't face sexual assault charges
Former UM and Dallas Cowboys star won't face sexual assault charges

Broward state attorney's officials saying there's insufficient evidence to file charges and that they'd have had a hard time getting a conviction. Irvin likely hopes to sway public opinion even stronger in his direction, hopeful to get ahead of the alleged victim filing a lawsuit or sitting for an interview.

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  • Victor Lindelof looking forward to developing under Jose Mourinho
Victor Lindelof looking forward to developing under Jose Mourinho

The Spain worldwide saved two Madrid spot kicks in the shootout win for United after the game finished 1-1 after 90 minutes of regular time. Mkhitaryan said United have set higher targets ahead of the upcoming season after finishing with League Cup and Europa League title in Mourinho's first season at Old Trafford.

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  • Open: Jordan Spieth battles to glory as Rory McIlroy's pain continues
Open: Jordan Spieth battles to glory as Rory McIlroy's pain continues

Four-time major victor Ernie Els believes new Open champion Jordan Spieth could emulate Tiger Woods and take his tally into double figures. Nine-time major champion Player completed his Grand Slam at the 1965 U.S. The 2015 Open champion Zach Johnson , himself a two-time major champion, watched from the back of the green as Spieth closed out ...

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  • Andrew Luck Placed on the PUP List
Andrew Luck Placed on the PUP List

The Colts did not address backup quarterback this offseason. Ballard assured the assembled media that Luck did not have a set back and will still be ready to go for the Colts for Week 1 of the regular season. Luck sat out most of last season with several ailments. "Like any position, we want to create competition and we've talked about that", B...

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  • Chelsea's start to season at risk after losing another attacker
Chelsea's start to season at risk after losing another attacker

Pedro was sent home from China yesterday after suffering a concussion in a clash with Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina during Chelsea's impressive 3-0 win in Beijing. I was a player and in this aspect things can happen. The Spaniard was chasing a through ball when he was clattered by Ospina during the Colombian's follow through, with Pedro...

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  • Blues boss lifts lid on Pedro injury
Blues boss lifts lid on Pedro injury

After suffering from a concussion on Saturday following a pre-season friendly against Arsenal in Beijing, Chelsea's Pedro was taken to a hospital for tests and overnight observations. "I was a player and I know these type of accidents can happen", he said. Eden Hazard is only just beginning his recovery from an ankle injury and won't be a...

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  • Joseph Schooling finishes fifth in 50m butterfly
Joseph Schooling finishes fifth in 50m butterfly

Schooling had also finished fifth overall for the semi-finals on Sunday night, touching the wall in 22.93s to break his own Asian and national record set in the heats. Added Schooling: "I'm going to go back and look at form, maybe I'll take two breaths in a row, and I should cut down a breath, kind of slowed down my momentum a little bit, but o...

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  • Manchester City spree continues with Mendy arrival
Manchester City spree continues with Mendy arrival

Manager Pep Guardiola will be especially pleased with the business he has done this summer when it comes to strengthening the club's back-line. "For such a young player, he has a wealth of top-level experience", he said. Mendy began his career with Le Havre, where he played more than 50 league games, before joining Marseille in 2013. After 101 ap...

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  • Kasey Kahne snaps victory drought winning six-hour marathon Brickyard 400
Kasey Kahne snaps victory drought winning six-hour marathon Brickyard 400

I still think there's a lot of work we can do to put on a race that has a balance between high attrition and also having key moments we all love to see. When Busch climbed out of his Cup vehicle after winning at the Brickyard previous year, it was the exclamation point on one of the most dominant stretches he has ever had at one track: He had swe...

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  • Dallas Cowboys WR Lucky Whitehead Arrested for Shoplifting, Warrant Issued
Dallas Cowboys WR Lucky Whitehead Arrested for Shoplifting, Warrant Issued

Now, according to TMZ Sports , a warrant has been issued for Whitehead's arrest . TMZ reports that Whitehead was arrested back on June 22nd for shoplifting in June. Cowboys players have had multiple incidents this offseason. Entering his third National Football League season in Dallas, Whitehead was on the roster bubble to begin with and perh...

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  • The Red Sox are calling up Rafael Devers
The Red Sox are calling up Rafael Devers

He'll be in Seattle for the start of the three-game set between the Sox and Mariners. Devers began the year in Double-A, and proceeded to slash.300/.369/.575 with 18 homers and 56 RBI across 287 at-bats. Devin Marrero, Tzu-Wei Lin and Brock Holt have rotated at third base throughout the season. Boston was rumored to be seeking veteran third bas...

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  • Penguins agree to 6-year contract with Brian Dumoulin
Penguins agree to 6-year contract with Brian Dumoulin

Dumoulin scored the Penguins' first goal in the decisive Cup-winning Game 6 in San Jose. His ice time jumped to 21:59 per game in the playoffs, which led all Penguins. The contract will pay Dumoulin an average of $4.1 million per season. A native of Biddeford, Maine, the 25-year-old Dumoulin was drafted 51st overall by the Carolina Hurricanes at ...

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  • Cassano to retire again?
Cassano to retire again?

The former Real Madrid , Inter, Milan , Sampdoria and Roma striker joined the Serie A strugglers as a free agent but called a press conference to lay out his decision to retire from professional football after a career spanning nearly two decades.

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  • Crystal Palace complete £8 million signing of Jaïro Riedewald
Crystal Palace complete £8 million signing of Jaïro Riedewald

Riedewald will join Palace in a deal worth an initial €9 million and will sign a multi-year contract later today. Riedewald has been at Ajax since the age of 11 and arrives at Palace with one Eredivise title and a Euro League runners up medal.

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  • Chelsea winger Pedro returns home after suffering concussion on pre-season tour
Chelsea winger Pedro returns home after suffering concussion on pre-season tour

I was a player and I know the difference, he didn't go to win the ball. Pedro will start Chelsea's season wearing a protective mask after suffering multiple fractures against Arsenal on Saturday. "In my plan it is to give him the possibility to play a part of the game against Munich for sure", said the Italian. As a result of their impressi...

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  • Antonio Conte says Chelsea's Pedro diagnosed with multiple facial fractures
Antonio Conte says Chelsea's Pedro diagnosed with multiple facial fractures

The game was Chelsea's first official preseason game of the season after their untelevised 8-2 win against Fulham last week. The Colombian stopper raced off his line to beat Pedro to a ball over the top, but Ospina took out the Blues forward at the same time.

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  • Man Utd defender handed three-match suspension
Man Utd defender handed three-match suspension

The Ivory Coast global was dismissed after putting a hand into John Guidetti's face, with Celta defender Facundo Roncaglia also dismissed for raising his hand to the United centre-back in retaliation. Manchester United have been hit with a defensive blow ahead of their UEFA Super Cup clash with Real Madrid as Eric Bailly's European suspensio...

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  • Which active men's golfers can complete the career Grand Slam?
Which active men's golfers can complete the career Grand Slam?

While edging fellow American Matt Kuchar over the weekend, Spieth has notably captured wins at three of the four major championships before his 24th birthday. He believes his compatriot is now right in the frame to be the next person to complete the career grand slam with rivals Rory McIlroy needing the Masters (in April) and Phil Mickelson ...

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  • Austin Watson signs with Predators
Austin Watson signs with Predators

The two sides were scheduled to have an arbitration hearing on Saturday. But in seeking a new deal this offseason, the Predators and Arvidsson had been far apart. More importantly, he became an important physical presence for a team that generally relies more on speed and skill. The Preds have one final player that is headed to arbitration.

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  • Man United confident of signing Chelsea star
Man United confident of signing Chelsea star

However, they reckon the Red Devils face serious competition from Juventus for the Blues star. But Chelsea are surprisingly still prepared to do business with one of their main threats to their title hopes despite being upset over losing out on Lukaku.

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  • Carmelo Anthony Would Waive Trade Kicker To Join Rockets
Carmelo Anthony Would Waive Trade Kicker To Join Rockets

Meanwhile, to make salaries match (a significant challenge without Victor Oladipo, who was traded in the deal for Paul George), the Knicks would likely have to take on Enes Kanter and either Alex Abrines or Kyle Singler. The NBA trade rumors surrounding Carmelo Anthony that once appeared dead are now back, with reports that the Houston Rockets...

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  • Spieth rallies to win Open Championship
Spieth rallies to win Open Championship

Afterwards Spieth paid tribute to the role his caddie Michael Greller had played with a mid-round pep talk and a reminder that he had been rubbing shoulders on a pre-Open break with Michael Jordan and Michael Phelps the previous week. We were able to do it and at that point I thought I stole one. Even more so after the two joint-leaders had started...

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  • Teddy Bridgewater Likely To Begin Season On PUP List
Teddy Bridgewater Likely To Begin Season On PUP List

And this year the Vikes changed up the format a bit giving rookies and new players to the team a few extra days to get comfortable before the veterans check in on Wednesday . "I want to be taking the snaps and be the number one back". However, his availability for training camp was not assumed given the nature of his recovery.

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  • Earnhardt set for NBC role
Earnhardt set for NBC role

Earnhardt is in the midst of his 19th and final NASCAR Cup Series season after announcing his upcoming retirement earlier in the campaign. He missed roughly half of last season because of concussion symptoms. NBC has not determined if Earnhardt, who signed a multi-year contract, will join Rick Allen (play-by-play), Jeff Burton and Steve Letarte (an...

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  • Chelsea star heading back to London after horror head clash v Arsenal
Chelsea star heading back to London after horror head clash v Arsenal

The Belgium global netted either side of half time in the Blues' 3-0 win over their London rivals in Saturday's pre-season friendly clash at the Bird's Nest Stadium in Beijing. I hoped it would be only concussion. "For this reason, our doctor preferred to take him to the hospital and check him in the right way". "He should be OK, but it's a pity ...

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  • Derrick Rose 'leaning toward' signing with Cavs
Derrick Rose 'leaning toward' signing with Cavs

All while Kyrie Irving rumors swirl, the star and LeBron James second banana reportedly requesting a deal out of Cleveland . Only James, New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony and Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki have no-trade clauses.

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