• Rising America's Cup demands draw Olympic pedigree
Rising America's Cup demands draw Olympic pedigree

Team New Zealand have sailed into the America's Cup challengers final in Bermuda after accounting for British BAR 5-2. Artemis started its comeback with three straight wins against Team Japan on Thursday to take a 4-3 lead. Ainslie managed to raise 90 million pounds ($116 million) to fund his campaign, building a massive team headquarters in Po...

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  • Zaza won't be suspended after his Game 5 swipe
Zaza won't be suspended after his Game 5 swipe

In the Game 4 victory, the former Rookie of the Year rattled off 28 points in the first half, scoring in a variety of ways ranging from shake-and-bake step-back jumpers to left-handed floaters over a top-notch defender - sorry Klay Thompson .

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  • 'Alt-right' Pepe the Frog game banned from Apple App store
'Alt-right' Pepe the Frog game banned from Apple App store

On the consumer front, it allows the user to leave a rating from one star to five without leaving the app. It was an inconvenient system and many users just ignored the prompts. The iOS 11 is now available only to developer account holders. Since iOS 11 is in beta, it won't be as efficient as the final version that will be released in September...

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  • Veteran OT Dunlap to retire from NFL
Veteran OT Dunlap to retire from NFL

King Dunlap worked his way up from seventh-round afterthought to sought-after free agent, but the longtime tackle plans to move on from the NFL. He played in Philadelphia from 2008-12, before playing for the Chargers from 2013-16. It has become increasingly apparent that the Giants are intent on entering the season with Flowers at left tackle a...

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  • Draymond Green gets his chance at a Game 5 this year
Draymond Green gets his chance at a Game 5 this year

In Game 3, Thompson's best performance of the series, the Warriors needed each of his 30 points (18 of which came from three-land), and if he gets off to a similar hot start, Ohioans will not be psyched. And when he seemed on the verge of being ejected in Game 4 this year he set himself up to be in the center of the storm this time, too. Curr...

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  • Donald Trump Jr. appears to confirm key part of Comey's testimony
Donald Trump Jr. appears to confirm key part of Comey's testimony

President Donald Trump had fired him over the FBI's investigation into whether Trump's campaign had links with Moscow. Asked by a reporter if he had told Mr Comey to drop the investigation into former national security adviser Flynn, Mr Trump said: "I didn't say that".

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  • Sweden beat New Zealand to level America's Cup duel
Sweden beat New Zealand to level America's Cup duel

He was fortunate that he wasn't injured. It was hands on head stuff for Artemis after they lost helmsman Nathan Outteridge overboard in race three of the America's Cup challenger series final. Burling sailed ahead to a 47-second victory. He said if he had not slipped they would have won the race and be in the lead. “Up until I went overboard,...

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  • Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes by 2 lengths for Pletcher
Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes by 2 lengths for Pletcher

Always Dreaming's loss to surprise victor Cloud Computing at the Preakness stripped this year's Belmont of any Triple Crown drama. Five of the last nine Belmont winners followed that same path. With a possible Triple Crown glittering on the horizon, Always Dreaming lost the Preakness, which, as disappointing as it was for Pletcher, provided ...

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  • Mike Sullivan says Matt Murray will start for Penguins
Mike Sullivan says Matt Murray will start for Penguins

Some thought of it as some bad luck at first, but it apparently worked out for the Penguins . The Penguins, looking to repeat as Cup champion, and the Predators , in the Cup Final for the first time, are tied at two games apiece with the home team winning each time.

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  • Referee John Goble explains Draymond Green technical snafu
Referee John Goble explains Draymond Green technical snafu

Another eventful Game 4 of the NBA Finals for Draymond Green — even after it appeared he'd been ejected in this one. Goble handed Kerr a technical foul. "With a coach or trainer, we just verbalize and at that time we should listen to the PA announcer to who it is on", Callahan said. Take a look at the full transcript of the interview with the...

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  • Crosby cements legacy with consecutive Stanley Cup wins
Crosby cements legacy with consecutive Stanley Cup wins

He took over for the injured Marc-Andre Fleury past year and led the Penguins all the way to the championship. Le Gros Bill, one of the greatest players and ambassadors hockey has known, won 10 Stanley Cup titles with the Canadiens from 1956-71, his second five as captain.

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  • Astros score 5 in 9th to top Royals 6-1
Astros score 5 in 9th to top Royals 6-1

The Rock Falls native gave up seven runs and nine hits in 3 2/3 innings of work in his second career Major League Baseball start, but got a no decision after the Royals rallied for a 9-7 win. Torres, who was hitting.327 in 53 games with Triple-A Omaha, went 2 for 4 with a double and RBI in his big league debut. "Giles is kind of a go-get-em from ...

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  • Vegas gives Bruins 33-1 odds to win 2018 Stanley Cup
Vegas gives Bruins 33-1 odds to win 2018 Stanley Cup

The Pittsburgh Penguins shut out the Predators 2-0 Sunday night in Nashville , Tenn., to win their second straight championship . Murray became the first goalie to win not one, but two Stanley Cups as a rookie after being a late-season call up a year ago who didn't play enough games to get that tag removed.

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  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic not given new deal by Manchester United
Zlatan Ibrahimovic not given new deal by Manchester United

Manchester United midfielder and French worldwide Paul Pogba on Friday praised his club's head coach Jose Mourinho and said the Portuguese deserved to be called as a "special one". Herrera, 27, enjoyed an impressive season under Mourinho with his creativity in the heart of midfield helping United win the EFL Cup and the Europa League.

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  • National Champion Clemson Tigers Visit President Donald Trump at White House
National Champion Clemson Tigers Visit President Donald Trump at White House

During the White House ceremony, Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney presented the president with official Tigers No. 1 jerseys. Following their dramatic victory over Alabama to close out the 2016 season in January, the Clemson Tigers are off to the White House to celebrate their National Championship on Monday.

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  • Prosecutors drop case against catfish tosser at Stanley Cup final
Prosecutors drop case against catfish tosser at Stanley Cup final

Sensing their opponent was on the ropes and bleeding, the Penguins scored twice more in 15 seconds to chase Rinne from the net. Rinne stopped 18 of the first 19 shots faced through the first two periods, but he allowed a shaky goal in the first period to Jake Guentzel , the Game 1 hero for Pittsburgh , who squeezed a rebound between Rin...

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  • Queensland name Billy Slater at fullback for second State of Origin clash
Queensland name Billy Slater at fullback for second State of Origin clash

The Origin future of veterans Sam Thaiday , Nate Myles and Jacob Lillyman is up in the air after they were dumped along with Aidan Guerra , unlucky winger Corey Oates , injured five-eighth Anthony Milford and centre Justin O'Neill.

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  • Kevin Durant Just Wants To Focus On Game 5
Kevin Durant Just Wants To Focus On Game 5

I want to see how it feels to win one at home . Cleveland took a whopping 22 free throws in the first quarter of Game 1 , and had it not made just 14, would have scored well over 50 points. "They don't just lay down and die", Durant said. It was them being "too respectful" toward the Warriors. Eight were swept. Of the four remaining teams, thre...

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  • Jets release Eric Decker after failing to complete trade
Jets release Eric Decker after failing to complete trade

The fate of the Jets receiver had been up in the air since June 6 when Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan made it known that the 30-year-old wouldn't be returning to NY for the 2017 season. He had just nine receptions previous year. Decker was limited to only three games last season because of a torn rotator cuff and a torn labrum in his hip, ...

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  • Kyrie Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination
Kyrie Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination

After Game 4's emotional triumph, one filled with animosity and technical fouls, the Cavs have thrust themselves in a familiar spot in which they need three more victories for all the marbles. If Cleveland wins another game, another level of doubt creeps into Golden State's collective mind, and the Cavs know that. However, a scoring error i...

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  • Arsenal eye double swoop for Sunderland youngsters?
Arsenal eye double swoop for Sunderland youngsters?

According to the Sunderland Echo , the Gunners are prepared to offer £5 million for the duo. Larsson played 23 times for the Wearsiders last season having missed the begging of the campaign due to a knee injury and struggled to get up to speed during the remainder of the campaign as Sunderland slipped out of the Premier League.

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  • Lakers draft rumors: 3 reasons to go with Dennis Smith Jr
Lakers draft rumors: 3 reasons to go with Dennis Smith Jr

He also believed he could have helped the Lakers in one specific category. Recently, the Lakers worked out point guard Lonzo Ball . They are not impressed, however, with his level of conditioning. Instead of playing against any prospects, Ball played two-on-two against some of the Lakers' assistant coaches. Lydon overheard the conversation. "I...

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  • Gareth Southgate challenges England's U20 heroes to make mark in Premier League
Gareth Southgate challenges England's U20 heroes to make mark in Premier League

Calvert-Lewin saw his header saved by Farinez in the 32nd, but was able to find the back of the net two minutes later. "I think that over the whole of the tournament we have shown that we are the best side". Venezuela pushed hard for an equaliser early in the second half, but England almost hit them on the counter attack when Josh Onomah r...

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  • Tharanga suspended for 'serious' over-rate offence
Tharanga suspended for 'serious' over-rate offence

At 191/8, Sri Lanka were pretty much done and dusted. South Africa captain AB de Villiers said Imran Tahir had earned the right to "go a little overboard" with his celebrations after a match-winning display against Sri Lanka on Saturday, and the ICC put their latest technology to good use by clocking the leg-spinner's top speed as he ...

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  • 'A big mistake on my part': Du Plessis
'A big mistake on my part': Du Plessis

You may say that it isn't their fault. "It is very hard to sell it on this kind of performance but that is what I believe in". "If you take wickets , every good team feels under pressure". "Today was a team performance". While Mathews played decent enough, scoring 39 runs in the match against Pakistan , it will be interesting to see if his te...

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  • Pakistan clash with Sri Lanka in Champions Trophy crunch game today
Pakistan clash with Sri Lanka in Champions Trophy crunch game today

Kohli and de Villiers are teammates in the Indian Premier League, playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore , but you can tell how apart they are right from the manner in which they approach games. South Africa beat England, Sri Lanka and the West Indies. Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar were at their miserly best. "It was a good toss ...

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  • French Open Day 1: Kvitova makes triumphant return
French Open Day 1: Kvitova makes triumphant return

The 15th seed Petra Kvitova experienced an emotional victory after being sidelined for five months due to hand injury as she overcame Julia Boserup 6-3, 6-2 in women's singles first round on Sunday. Meanwhile, Petra Kvitova swept to a tearful French Open victory on Sunday in her first match since surviving a horrifying knife attack which ne...

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  • Pressure tells as Kerber suffers historic Roland Garros loss
Pressure tells as Kerber suffers historic Roland Garros loss

World No. 1 Angie Kerber saw her nightmare season continue, as she was sent home from Paris without winning a match for the second year in a row. "I won the match today but I knew I had already won", she added in reference to the initial nightmare scenario in which she feared she'd lose the fingers on her left playing hand.

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  • Kerber first top seed to lose Roland Garros opener
Kerber first top seed to lose Roland Garros opener

Makarova wins her meeting with Kerber in straight sets. Though it was a tough matchup against Ekaterina Makarova , the Russian isn't usually good on clay and Kerber looked poor independent of the matchup in the 6-2, 6-2 blowout. Kerber struggled on clay courts even before Sunday's match, so her loss shouldn't come as a total surprise. "Wimbled...

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  • Harry Kane: Captaining England was special and emotional moment
Harry Kane: Captaining England was special and emotional moment

Hampden Park had been rocking after Leigh Griffiths scored two free-kicks after the 87th-minute to make it 2-1, but England - and Kane - kept composure with a fine equaliser. The game failed to attract a full house in Nuremberg and was embarrassingly one-sided with Germany enjoying 77 percent of possession and managing 18 efforts on goal while ...

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  • England beat Venezuela to become Federation Internationale de Football Association U-20 World Cup champions
England beat Venezuela to become Federation Internationale de Football Association U-20 World Cup champions

Venezuela's players were distraught at the final whistle as England's were jubilant. Whether this victory will mean anything for the future of English football is unclear. Venezuela struggled to handle him. The penalty award stood, but Woodman's strong palm kept out Penaranda's spot-kick, despite diving the wrong way.

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  • Goaltending a big key to Stanley Cup Final success for Penguins
Goaltending a big key to Stanley Cup Final success for Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins took a 2-0 series lead over the Nashville Predators in the 2017 Stanley Cup Final with a 4-1 win Wednesday night in PPG Paints Arena . Guentzel tapped home a loose puck under the left arm of Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne at 16:27 of the first. "It's easy in a Stanley Cup game to come back in the room, every...

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  • Golden State looks to clinch at home
Golden State looks to clinch at home

We've just got some resilient guys". It will be hard for anyone not to think about previous year - particularly if the Warriors are unable to close this series out Monday night and it heads back to Cleveland for Game 6 on Thursday. A big reason for that bold prediction is that the Warriors did not control transition like they had in the first thr...

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  • Penguins stun Preds with late goal
Penguins stun Preds with late goal

With the victory, the Penguins clinched the best-of-seven championship 4-2 to win the franchise's fifth Stanley Cup. Cullen, 40, has played 19 seasons in the League and has won the Cup three times, twice with the Penguins the past two seasons, and with the Carolina Hurricanes in 2006.

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  • Darrelle Revis to the Dallas Cowboys? Dez Bryant hopes so
Darrelle Revis to the Dallas Cowboys? Dez Bryant hopes so

The answer likely is no. The Cowboys drafted three cornerbacks at the 2017 NFL Draft and signed Nolan Carroll in free agency. They also have Orlando Scandrick and Anthony Brown , though the Cowboys had Scandrick on the trade block this offseason.

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