• Calm atmosphere expected for Red Sox, Orioles
Calm atmosphere expected for Red Sox, Orioles

Chicago (25-27) are riding a season-worst six-game losing streak and are in danger of dropping their seventh with John Lackey (4-5, 5.18 ERA) on the mound against Cardinals (26-25) right-hander Lance Lynn (4-2, 2.93 ERA). Rodriguez (4-2) surrendered seven runs in 5 2/3 innings, and the four homers tied a career high. Trumbo, who had three hits, fol...

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  • Polls open in Britain's general election
Polls open in Britain's general election

Political analysts say the vote could also have an impact on whether Scotland will conduct another referendum on seeking independence from the United Kingdom. Mr Corbyn's most popular tweet, with 58,000 likes and more than 23,000 retweets, took aim at Donald Trump, who had previously criticised London Mayor Sadiq Khan.

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  • Nebraska State Soccer Association investigating tournament
Nebraska State Soccer Association investigating tournament

Mili plays soccer for Omaha's " Azzuri Cachorros " girls club team. But organizers for the Springfield Soccer Club believed she was different in another way. While she's only 8, she plays with the team for 11 year-olds. She also has short hair. Some of soccer's biggest female stars showed support for Hernandez, including World Cup victor ...

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  • Scotland's Stuart Hogg named in Lions team to face Crusaders
Scotland's Stuart Hogg named in Lions team to face Crusaders

While the Lions demonstrated a stiff defence against the Blues at Eden Park on Wednesday, they must capitalise on their scoring opportunities, create more with the ball in hand, and not rely exclusively on their kicking game to create pressure.

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  • Djokovic's annus horribilis: the Serb's 12 months from hell
Djokovic's annus horribilis: the Serb's 12 months from hell

Thiem trails Nadal 2-4 in career meetings but is the only man to beat the 14-time Major champion on clay this year after winning in the Rome quarter-finals. Svitolina, 22, had looked well-set to become the first Ukrainian woman to make a Grand Slam semi-final. Spain's Rafael Nadal waves to spectators as as he leaves the court after his oppo...

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  • Just 18, Pulisic coming of age as US pursues World Cup spot
Just 18, Pulisic coming of age as US pursues World Cup spot

PLENTY WILL BE AT STAKE when the United States national team resumes World Cup qualifying on Thursday night when it hosts Trinidad & Tobago in Commerce City, Colo. "He's a guy that pops up in good spots", Altidore said. "He's always had that natural feel and ability and just know-how". He now stands just one goal shy of the all-time USMNT scor...

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  • Australia's Socceroos' Prepare For Saudi Arabia Clash
Australia's Socceroos' Prepare For Saudi Arabia Clash

Supporters reportedly didn't take kindly to the move from the Saudi players as they booed the lack of respect. That's the first thing. "We want to win the game, that's a no-brainer". Tomi Juric, who also scored in the away qualifier against the Saudis, gave Australia the lead after a terrible mistake from goalkeeper Yasser Al-Mosailem.

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  • Andy Murray vs Kei Nishikori
Andy Murray vs Kei Nishikori

The world number one was the favourite to claim the title at the US Open last summer after winning Wimbledon and Olympic gold, but came unstuck in a dramatic quarter-final against Nishikori. Going to be the fourth match against him in five or six weeks. The three-time Grand Slam champion expects a stern test from the eighth seed but he is confide...

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  • Updates to Apple Watch, new watch faces and Siri expansion
Updates to Apple Watch, new watch faces and Siri expansion

It's powered by machine learning and, in essence, is just like the Google Now app on Android. Apple has a new UI for the workout app as well with smarter coaching.With WatchOS 4 , Apple Watch will communicate and exchange data with gym equipment.

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  • Golden: Durant's dominance has made NBA Finals a mismatch
Golden: Durant's dominance has made NBA Finals a mismatch

Cleveland had collapsed in the third quarter of the first two games, letting the Warriors run away and hide. Duh. But Durant's significance in this series might not be for the reason you think. But so far, it's not. "I thought we were much more physical, we had bodies on bodies and we have to do that against those guys, because if we l...

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  • Thiem cruises past Djokovic
Thiem cruises past Djokovic

Djokovic had won all five previous matches - and 11 of 12 sets - against Thiem , including in the French Open semifinals a year ago. "I will get through it and learn the lessons and figure out how to get out of it", said 30-year-old Djokovic.

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  • US Open spot on the line to select few at St. Jude
US Open spot on the line to select few at St. Jude

I imagine the Bermuda grass they installed in 2004 is quite similar to what Billy played on in Florida. This year's 156-player field features not only all of the aforementioned, but also world No. Scott criticized the USGA after the final round of the Memorial, stating they need to stop making U.S. Opens so "brutal". To top that off he has t...

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  • Thiem braced for Nadal test after ending Djokovic's reign
Thiem braced for Nadal test after ending Djokovic's reign

Thiem erased the first with a forehand volley and the other with a service victor that prompted Djokovic to roll his eyes. The 135-minute demolition catapulted the baseliner into elite company. The Mallorcan was in superb form previous year before a wrist injury forced him to abandon the tournament after the third round. Only last month, ...

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  • Bills host free-agent receiver Jeremy Maclin for a visit
Bills host free-agent receiver Jeremy Maclin for a visit

But trading for Decker makes no sense, at least not at this stage. The Ravens , however, figure to be involved if Decker is released and available in free agency. All-Pro receiver Steve Smith , Sr. retired, leaving a big hole at the number two receive spot. He missed four games with a groin injury . Being able to target Wallace and Maclin give...

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  • Nadal into semifinals as Carreno Busta retires
Nadal into semifinals as Carreno Busta retires

Open, I just was emotionally very flat and found myself in a situation that I hadn't faced before in (my) professional tennis career". World number two Djokovic slumped to a stunning 7-6 (7/5), 6-3, 6-0 quarter-final loss to Dominic Thiem for his earliest exit in Paris in seven years.

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  • Nadal enters French Open semis as Carreno Busta retires
Nadal enters French Open semis as Carreno Busta retires

Djokovic, who had brought in Andre Agassi as coach in an effort to boost his flagging career, hinted he may step back from the sport to regroup even with Wimbledon fast approaching. "All the top players have gone through that and I guess I have to learn lessons and figure how get through". The semifinals meeting between Thiem and Nadal takes ...

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  • '16 champ Djokovic stunned by Thiem in French Open quarters
'16 champ Djokovic stunned by Thiem in French Open quarters

The 23-year-old Thiem will face nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal next. World number one Andy Murray , who has been improving since arriving in Paris , takes on Japanese eighth seed Kei Nishikori, who was handed his first grand-slam bagel in six years in the third round .

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  • Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors 2017
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors 2017

That's been quite evident through two games. Golden State's Kevin Durant scored 31 points, including seven in a game-ending 11-0 run that stretched the Warriors' playoff unbeaten run to 15-0 and their lead in the best-of-seven championship series to 3-0.

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  • Warriors coach compares Durant-Curry pairing with another dynamic duo
Warriors coach compares Durant-Curry pairing with another dynamic duo

Let's face it: The Golden State Warriors look unbeatable right now! Well, we nearly got the series National Basketball Association fans were hoping for in the Finals. Tristen Thompson has been negated this time around as a rebounder and defender, and efforts to use Channing Frye have quickly been abandoned because Golden State counters by g...

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  • Diego Costa says he has been told club want to sell him
Diego Costa says he has been told club want to sell him

An exit from Chelsea has always been on the cards for Costa, who has been the reported subject of a money-spinning offer from a Chinese Super League club. The former Atletico Madrid attacker, who is now on global duty, claimed that he received the news via a text message from Conte, who is said to be closing on the capture of Everton's Romelu ...

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  • Australia denied Champions Trophy against Bangladesh
Australia denied Champions Trophy against Bangladesh

He admitted that they were extremely lucky. "And it was nice that we were able to turn things around from the way things went in the first game against New Zealand ". We just saw a bit of a farce. "And Mustafizur [Rahman] obviously is a class bowler". Tamim was turning out to be the only hope for Bangladesh in such dismay as he opted to cu...

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  • Cavaliers aim to turn around Finals like previous year
Cavaliers aim to turn around Finals like previous year

No team has ever overcome a 3-0 deficit, and it doesn't appear any team is equipped to hang with these Warriors , who may go down as one of the best ever. "In the moment obviously that was the decision we talked about and discussed as a group", Curry said. Against this Warriors team, when they shoot like this, it still isn't enough.

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  • Knee injury ends Kapugedera's Champions Trophy campaign
Knee injury ends Kapugedera's Champions Trophy campaign

India Captain Virat Kohli hopes to lead his team to a secure place in the Champions Trophy semifinals with a win over Sri Lanka on Thursday. While these showers will not be a major hindrance to the game and only a slight interruption is likely, the Duckworth-Lewis method may come into play.

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  • Oil seesaws after Qatar shunned by Arab neighbors over alleged terrorism links
Oil seesaws after Qatar shunned by Arab neighbors over alleged terrorism links

Also, Qatar was barred from the Saudi-led combination fighting in Yemen, as per CNBC . By 4:36pm EST, both WTI and Brent Crude were trading up on the news at $48.36 and $50.27 respectively. On June 5, 2017, USO and BNO lost over 0.6% and 1.1% respectively, as a result of the row ( read: Top ETF Stories of May ). The Organization of ...

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  • Simona Halep strolls into French Open quarters
Simona Halep strolls into French Open quarters

But Svitolina, bidding to become Ukraine's first female grand slam semi-finalist after a stellar year in which she has won four titles, charged into a 5-1 lead in the second set. Of course, I let her a little bit back into the game, but she knows how to come back in the matches, and she always fights for every ball. Before this clash there had be...

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  • Subban: 'We're going to win the next game'
Subban: 'We're going to win the next game'

Subban struck him during a Nashville power play . The result was the kind of up-and-down play that showcased the speed on both sides and included more than a dash of antagonism, particularly early. "We're looking at ourselves". This game was closer to what we had expected out these two uptempo teams. "It's insane", Guentzel said of his two...

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  • Real Madrid Maintain Impressive Record in International Finals With Champions League Win
Real Madrid Maintain Impressive Record in International Finals With Champions League Win

Deschamps - victor of the 1998 World Cup alongside Zidane - coached Monaco to a runner-up spot in the 2004 Champions League . I'll go as far as I can. We have to enjoy what we've done this year. But also playing our game, because we know how to play. With the crowd in a frenzy, four-time Ballon d'Or victor Ronaldo - who finished the season wit...

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  • Coles, Barrett brothers named in All Blacks squad for Lions series
Coles, Barrett brothers named in All Blacks squad for Lions series

Coles has barely played this season after suffering knee and calf injuries and then suffering concussion symptoms. Hansen also selected the bullocking inside center Ngani Laumape, who is also uncapped but has been in scintillating form for the Wellington Hurricanes this season.

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  • Golden State Warriors take 3-0 Finals lead against Cleveland Cavaliers
Golden State Warriors take 3-0 Finals lead against Cleveland Cavaliers

Durant finished with 31 points to lead the Warriors, while Klay Thompson had 30 and Stephen Curry added 26. "And I'm confident that we can play that way, and we did it previous year". Jerry West is the only player to win the MVP award when his team lost the finals, doing so in 1969 when the Boston Celtics beat the Los Angeles Lakers in sev...

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  • Lions must stop 'monster' Sonny Bill Williams, says Rhys Webb
Lions must stop 'monster' Sonny Bill Williams, says Rhys Webb

British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland was intent on assuming a courageous face after his side suffered a 22-16 defeat to Super Rugby outfit the Blues at Eden Park in Auckland . "Credit to West for his try but we have got to get better at stopping the offloading game". "There's so much depth in this country". "I think it was a ...

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  • Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3
Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3

The two are now facing off in the NBA Finals for the second time in their careers. Golden State Warriors fans who want to join other fans to cheer on the team for Game 3 of the NBA Finals can do so Wednesday night in San Francisco's Civic Center Plaza.

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  • Fans already excited for Game One of State of Origin
Fans already excited for Game One of State of Origin

We played an under-17s semi-final at Langlands Park against North Queensland I think and he came off the bench and completely changed the game with his defence. The size of Fifita and the skill that he brings; Aaron Woods is well accustomed at this level now and really needs a big performance for NSW - they really need to dominate this Queen...

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  • Boston Red Sox Starter David Price Flexes In Win Over Baltimore
Boston Red Sox Starter David Price Flexes In Win Over Baltimore

He'd come back out for the ninth and, while he allowed a run and his first two hits to righties, he still preserved the lead and gave the Red Sox the win. "I just missed my pitches", Rodriguez said. The core players from last season's Red Sox lineup are struggling mightily to repeat their home run totals from last season.

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  • Manchester City announce £34.9m arrival of Benfica keeper
Manchester City announce £34.9m arrival of Benfica keeper

The £34.9m fee will break the world record for a goalkeeper, which had been held by Gianluigi Buffon for 16 years after his switch of around £30m from Parma to Juventus in 2001. "I have always had the dream to play in English football and now I'm going to make it true", Ederson told mancity.com. "He is one of the best young goalkeepers in the Eu...

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  • Margaret Court Arena renamed on Google maps
Margaret Court Arena renamed on Google maps

The tennis legend came under fire recently for a series of homophobic comments, which included her plan to boycott Qantas for its support of the same-sex marriage movement. Margaret Court Arena was originally named Show Court One when it opened back in 1988, and was later renamed after Court in 2003. Now it appears Google Maps has accidental...

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