• Saudis apologise after footballers snub silence in memory of London attack
Saudis apologise after footballers snub silence in memory of London attack

Australia prevailed 3-2 against Saudi Arabia courtesy of Tom Rogic's second half stunner. Two Australian nationals - Sara Zelenak and Kirsty Boden were among the eight victims of the attack. The Saudi Football Association issued a statement to apologize for the confusion and any offense caused. It is also claimed Saudi players on the bench...

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  • Cleveland Browns waive backup safety Tyvis Powell
Cleveland Browns waive backup safety Tyvis Powell

Powell was picked up in February by the Cleveland Browns , his lifelong favorite team. He had to be less excited when the team waived him Friday - mere hours before he was slated to throw out the first pitch at the Cleveland Indians' home game against the Chicago White Sox .

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  • FINALS: Warriors Stun Cavs With Late Comeback Win
FINALS: Warriors Stun Cavs With Late Comeback Win

A couple more here, a couple more there, and that's all the Warriors have needed in this series. The Cavaliers , though, couldn't get far enough ahead in the fourth to get comfortable and the Warriors kept chipping into their lead before Durant's defining 3-pointer.

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  • Penguins shutout Predators to regain lead in Stanley Cup Final
Penguins shutout Predators to regain lead in Stanley Cup Final

After the Western Conference final, Anaheim coach Randy Carlyle unloaded on what his team faced in its six-game loss to the Predators . There were two strong back-to-back stops, in particular, on James Neal shortly after Bryan Rust scored the second Pittsburgh goal.

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  • Mets to bring back Cespedes for Saturday's doubleheader
Mets to bring back Cespedes for Saturday's doubleheader

Lucie. The New York Mets are expected to activate starting left fielder Yoenis Cespedes from the club's 10-day disabled list on Saturday, according to a Friday afternoon report from James Wagner of the New York Times . Yoenis Cespedes made his first rehab start since a setback over a week ago. Appearing in just 18 games for the Mets thus ...

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  • Arsenal beat Chelsea to win FA Cup
Arsenal beat Chelsea to win FA Cup

Chelsea were chasing a Premier League and FA Cup Double, but instead the double was Arsenal's: a record 13th FA Cup success and an unprecedented seventh triumph in the competition for Wenger. When asked if he would make a presentation at the board meeting, Wenger replied: "The best presentation?" Wenger had previously condemned the prote...

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  • Draymond Green calls Cavs fans 'rude' after mother deals with hecklers
Draymond Green calls Cavs fans 'rude' after mother deals with hecklers

It's still not clear what sparked the altercation, but Draymond's mother took to Twitter and stated both sides made peace and have since apologized to each other. but things got heated and there was some shoving. You do see fans holding her back. "They would be fine", Babers-Green tweeted in reaction to a fan who had tweeted her.

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  • Warriors look to complete flawless postseason in Cleveland
Warriors look to complete flawless postseason in Cleveland

The Cavaliers , meanwhile, were swept out of the Finals 10 years ago this month. James became the first player to appear in 20 or more Finals games with two franchises. Green first called Warriors GM Bob Myers to say, "It's on you", regarding the possibility of bringing KD to the Bay Area. For all the talk of Golden State being hungry to aveng...

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  • Stan Wawrinka vs. Rafael Nadal 2017 French Open Final Pick, Odds, Prediction
Stan Wawrinka vs. Rafael Nadal 2017 French Open Final Pick, Odds, Prediction

The 23-year-od Austrian lost 3-6 4-6 0-6 for Nadal to advance into Sunday's final and move towards a record-breaking 10th title. The 32-year-old Wawrinka made some history, too, becoming the oldest man to make a French Open final since Niki Pilic 1973.

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  • Cleveland on the brink of NBA Finals loss
Cleveland on the brink of NBA Finals loss

LeBron James knew what might happen when Kevin Durant merged with the Warriors , a 73-win team out for revenge. One day after Cleveland plunged into a 3-0 hole following a demoralizing 118-113 loss in Game 3 , James said he didn't have a problem with Durant tilting the balance of power by joining forces with a star-studded that already had...

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  • Time for Thiem or will Nadal march on?
Time for Thiem or will Nadal march on?

Only two times in the last 45 Grand Slams, spanning 2006-17, has men's tennis seen a victor outside of the big five of Nadal , Djokovic, Roger Federer , Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka . The same symbols are also displayed on the inside frame of his racket. A poor drop shot cost the world number one in the tie-break, which Wawrinka took wi...

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  • 3-on-3 basketball added to 2020 Tokyo Olympic program
3-on-3 basketball added to 2020 Tokyo Olympic program

IOC chief Thomas Bach added in a statement that the "new events that we approved today, together with the five new sports that were added to the Tokyo 2020 programme past year, represent a step-change in the Olympic programme". The decision is a significant step towards having equal numbers of male and female athletes and events at the Games, th...

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  • Two-goal Ronaldo leads Portugal to 3-0 win in Latvia
Two-goal Ronaldo leads Portugal to 3-0 win in Latvia

The venue of today's match Latvia vs Portugal is Skonto Stadium, Riga, Latvia . Cristiano Ronaldo has been named in the starting lineup for Portugal's World Cup qualifier in Latvia . Xhaka opened the scoring in the first half and Shaqiri added to the lead in the second. The only other team with a flawless record so far is Germany ...

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  • Irish War Cry top choice in depleted Belmont Stakes
Irish War Cry top choice in depleted Belmont Stakes

Epicharis - The Japanese shipper, who figures to make the distance , is four-for-five but didn't train Wednesday with a foot problem. Now the Belmont is facing the loss of another top contender. Bill Heller is The Daily Gazette's Saratoga Race Course handicapper . "But it's still a premier race day and a premier weekend". It also has a lukewa...

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  • Andy Murray proud of French Open campaign following semi-final exit
Andy Murray proud of French Open campaign following semi-final exit

The Spaniard continued his romp through the draw at Roland Garros with a 6-3 6-4 6-0 victory over Dominic Thiem . PARIS (AP) - According to his longtime coach, Rafael Nadal did not play very well in his French Open semifinal . However, he failed to serve out the set allowing Murray to level the score and take the set into a tie-break whic...

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  • Mourinho: 'Probably my most hard season as manager'
Mourinho: 'Probably my most hard season as manager'

Pogba added: "Then we would be in the Super Cup against them?" "I knew people who were at the concert, so it's not easy, it's not a nice moment - not just for Manchester but for the whole of England, and we all felt that". "It means a lot as it is my first European trophy with United and after what happened yesterday it is nice to bring a trophy ...

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  • Murray hopeful he is back to his best despite semifinal loss
Murray hopeful he is back to his best despite semifinal loss

Wawrinka took it to level the semi-final after four hours, another laser forehand speeding past Murray . Nadal, who beat the Austrian 6-3 6-4 6-0, will become the first player in the open era to win 10 titles at one Grand Slam if he beats Wawrinka.

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  • SNP could lose half parliamentary seats
SNP could lose half parliamentary seats

Scottish Conservative Party leader Ruth Davidson , euphoric about her party's gains in Scotland , said that IndyRef2, the colloquial name for a second referendum, was dead in the water. "You've not seen the last of my bonnet and me", he said, quoting a song by the Jacobites - an 18th-century movement of Scottish patriots. "However, we had bit...

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  • Wawrinka forces 5th set against Murray
Wawrinka forces 5th set against Murray

Nadal's 6-3 6-4 6-0 defeat of Thiem means he will be playing his 22nd grand slam final on Sunday, putting himself second on the all-time list behind Federer who is out on his own with 28. The nine-time champion is playing very solid tennis and his top spin is causing a lot of problems for his sixth-seeded rival. He capped it, appropriately, with a...

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  • Sharp pulls into tie for 2nd round lead at Cambridge
Sharp pulls into tie for 2nd round lead at Cambridge

Joining Marchand at 67 were Ariya Jutanugarn, In Gee Chun, Angel Yin, Lexi Thompson and Lee Lopez. "That was the day that I needed", Henderson said. Delacour had the lowest score at the tournament since it moved to Cambridge in 2015. South Korea's Inbee Park (2014) and Hee Young Park (2013) share the tournament low of 10-under-par 61.

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  • Antoine Griezmann Confirms He Will Be At Atletico Madrid Next Season
Antoine Griezmann Confirms He Will Be At Atletico Madrid Next Season

As Atletico Madrid can not sign any players this summer and in the January transfer window next year, the Champions League semi-finalist will certainly not want to lose their star players now as they will not be able to sign a replacement till next summer.

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  • Champions Trophy: Pakistan to make two changes in team against South Africa
Champions Trophy: Pakistan to make two changes in team against South Africa

After falling to their rivals India without a fight, Pakistan are under pressure to find some kind of competency, and it will be interesting to see if they find that through some team changes. "Hopefully we win the match". The reason for the same was revealed by the Cricket South Africa (CSA) Twitter handle, which confirmed it was team's ...

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  • Inter Milan appoint former Roma boss Luciano Spalletti
Inter Milan appoint former Roma boss Luciano Spalletti

An Inter statement said Spalletti will take first-team training from 3 July with the three-time champions of Europe. Mourinho revealed last month that the club's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward is working hard on deals. While financial details were not announced, the deal is reportedly worth 4 million euros ($4.5 million) per season. The ...

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  • LeBron James admits he's 'drained,' both mentally and physically
LeBron James admits he's 'drained,' both mentally and physically

But, a couple of minutes later, Durant came up the court with his team down two and LeBron backed off just enough, gave Durant just enough space to make a three-pointer that looked as effortless as a layup. I've been working on that shot my whole life. "And for that one to go in, that was liberating right there". "We want 16 wins". After Golden...

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  • Pandya admits he was under pressure in Pakistan clash
Pandya admits he was under pressure in Pakistan clash

Rajkumar further said that India's Sunday night performance has established that it can overcome the South African side to lift the trophy. This time however, India were much more convincing, as they completely dominated Pakistan . But still at the back of my mind, I was thinking of it as a normal game because I didn't want to take unnecessa...

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  • LeBron is not envious of Golden State
LeBron is not envious of Golden State

Cleveland: Golden State, powered by Kevin Durant's clutch scoring in the closing minutes, rallied to beat defending champion Cleveland 118-113 on Wednesday in the NBA Finals , moving one victory from the first ideal play-off run in league history.

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  • Muguruza breaks down in tears after lively clash with Mladenovic
Muguruza breaks down in tears after lively clash with Mladenovic

But Muguruza felt the support went too far, saying: "I think the audience was really tough today. I understand. I just think that they were a little bit, sometimes should be a little bit more respectful", the 2016 champion told the gathered journalists.

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  • David Warner says Cricket Australia video not helping team at Champions Trophy
David Warner says Cricket Australia video not helping team at Champions Trophy

Australia's team hotel is mere metres from the Walkabout pub, where Warner's career went off the rails during the Champions Trophy here in 2013. Now 30, married with two young children and teetotal to boot, Warner looks back at that night as the making of him, with the numbers since certainly supporting the theory given that 26 of his 31 global c...

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  • Vargas pitches Royals past Astros 7-5
Vargas pitches Royals past Astros 7-5

In his last seven games, he is slashing.423/.464/.769 with two home runs and seven RBIs. He was activated May 27 and allowed one run and four hits over six innings to win at Texas. "We just kept battling until the ninth inning, where they mixed in a hard right that we didn't see coming and, boom, the game's over". Martes, the No.

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  • Pre-existing conditions could split Senate GOP
Pre-existing conditions could split Senate GOP

President Donald Trump met with Republican congressional leaders on Tuesday to rejuvenate efforts to overhaul the USA healthcare and tax systems as investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election campaign weigh on his administration.In a White House meeting, Trump welcomed indications by senior Republicans that the Senate might vote on a ...

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  • Novak Djokovic Beats Albert Ramos-Vinolas at 2017 French Open
Novak Djokovic Beats Albert Ramos-Vinolas at 2017 French Open

Not only is Rafael Nadal duplicating that feat through four rounds, but Thiem got placed in the Novak Djokovic quarter, and his history with the Serb is one-sided. Nadal said. "I only care that I am in the semifinals". After a lengthy five-set battle with Diego Schwartzman in round three, Djokovic was keen to enjoy a more straightforward ev...

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  • After almost missing French Open, Halep could win 1st major
After almost missing French Open, Halep could win 1st major

In those later matches, No. 30 Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland will face unseeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia, with both players celebrating birthdays on Thursday: Ostapenko's 20th, Bacsinszky's 28th. "[Smiling] But maybe lucky me, experience-wise, I don't know!" "In the third set I just wanted to stay playing aggressive". It worked, and she l...

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  • Artemis Racing reaches America's Cup challenger finals
Artemis Racing reaches America's Cup challenger finals

But it is not just Olympic sailing prowess on show in Bermuda's Great Sound. Artemis Racing of Sweden beat SoftBank Team Japan on Friday for the fourth straight time to clinch a spot in the finals. It will be another chapter in the sailing rivalry between Outteridge and Team NZ helmsman Peter Burling, who between them have dominated Olympic c...

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  • Portland stabbing suspect involved in rant the day before?
Portland stabbing suspect involved in rant the day before?

All three were strangers to each other, and to those they were defending. Michaels says Fletcher told her Christian yelled the epithets and also threatened to decapitate people. "The victims were standing up to hate and intolerance", the presidency tweeted on Monday. The lone surviving victim of a triple stabbing aboard a Portland light-rai...

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  • 'Stan the Man' vs. 9-time champ Nadal in French Open final
'Stan the Man' vs. 9-time champ Nadal in French Open final

Over and over again, Murray would lean, or even lunge, and somehow manage to put his racket strings on seemingly unreachable shots. Called "a very powerful guy" by Murray, Wawrinka kept walloping his strokes, resolute in his intention to attack and attack and attack.

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