• Team NZ to face BAR in playoffs
Team NZ to face BAR in playoffs

Statistics show the British team are the best off the start line, but poor boat speed and a habit of picking up unwelcome penalties has cost them heavily. Franck Cammas and his team couldn't close the gap on the other challengers, although defeating Artemis Racing and Land Rover BAR gives them hope for the future.

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  • Richard Jefferson Says Warriors Lacked Composure When They Lost 2016 NBA Finals
Richard Jefferson Says Warriors Lacked Composure When They Lost 2016 NBA Finals

With the additions of Kyle Korver and Deron Williams, Cleveland becomes a great three-point threat and is veteran heavy. Cleveland hasn't scored fewer than 106 points in their 13 playoff games, scoring 112 points or more in seven of their last nine contests.

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  • No. 13 Kristina Mladenovic upsets Garbine Muguruza at French Open
No. 13 Kristina Mladenovic upsets Garbine Muguruza at French Open

Mladenovic , who has been hampered by back problems, tops the tally of double faults produced at Roland Garros, having served 40 since the tournament started. In addition, all eight women who play in the fourth round Monday are seeking a first major title, so it will be the first French Open since 1977 - and first major tournament anywhere since ...

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  • AC Milan target appears to rule out move to Italy
AC Milan target appears to rule out move to Italy

Alvaro Morata's father has remained coy when quizzed about the speculation linking the striker with a possible summer transfer to Manchester United. He told Mediaset Premium: 'Milan? I like Italy, but Madrid is my city and this is my team, and Juve is my second team.

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  • Manchester United Became the UEFA Europa League Champion
Manchester United Became the UEFA Europa League Champion

The Red Devils boss guided his team to a tactically shrewd win over Ajax and he wasted little time in rounding on his detractors. Obviously I am happy to be part of that and in some way help the club win trophies, and that is the way it has been over the previous year.

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  • Chris Tillman: Tillman allows five runs in loss to Red Sox
Chris Tillman: Tillman allows five runs in loss to Red Sox

Sale won his sixth straight decision, Andrew Benintendi homered twice and the Red Sox split a four-game series against Baltimore with a 7-3 victory on Sunday. Joe Kelly came on for Price in the eighth and got two outs before Craig Kimbrel took over. "Winning those first two games and trying to take a shot at those two guys [pitchers David Pr...

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  • Djokovic, Muguzura, Nadal in action at French Open
Djokovic, Muguzura, Nadal in action at French Open

He overcame a few tense moments to avoid becoming the first defending champion since Juan Carlos Ferrero in 2004 to lose prior to the Paris fourth round. "He's a much, much better player than I am obviously", said the Georgian. "If you had been in my shoes on the court, I think you would have understood".

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  • London Attacks: Indian Cricket Team's Hotel In Birmingham Under Lockdown
London Attacks: Indian Cricket Team's Hotel In Birmingham Under Lockdown

It was not surprising that Sarfraz Ahmed sent India in to bat after winning the toss under overcast conditions. Kohli, who on Saturday had dismissed reports of a rift with India coach Anil Kumble , was equally contemptuous of Pakistan's attack during a blistering innings of 81 not out off just 68 balls that included six fours and three six...

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  • Del Potro shows ultimate sportsmanship to hurt rival
Del Potro shows ultimate sportsmanship to hurt rival

Tied at a set apiece and 1-all in the third after an hour-and-a-half of play, Almagro stood motionless, bent over in obvious distress, as a del Potro serve whizzed by. "Physically, I felt good today, which is the most positive thing for me", Murray said after a 3-hour, 35-minute 6-7, (3-7) 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7-3) second-round victory over risky Slova...

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  • Andy Murray looks for French Open tonic
Andy Murray looks for French Open tonic

The Slovakian, ranked 50, then began to chance his arm and, as Murray's level dipped, raced to a 5-2 lead before, with yet another momentum shift, the Scot broke back and took the fourth set to a tiebreak, closing out the match with a scrambled volley.

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  • Predators pounce on Ducks, take 3-2 series lead
Predators pounce on Ducks, take 3-2 series lead

LINE HISTORY: Oddsmakers opened the Predators as -140 favorites to advance to their first Stanley Cup Finals in team history and they have been bet up slightly to -145. Anaheim had fewer than 48 hours from the point it won Game 7 against Edmonton (a series that included one-way flights of 1,378 miles) before it was back on the ice.

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  • Ronaldo helps Real Madrid become 1st team to retain CL title
Ronaldo helps Real Madrid become 1st team to retain CL title

Ronaldo scored twice to finish the season as the top scorer in the competition with 12, meaning he has now finished as the outright or joint-leading goalscorer in the tournament for a record five seasons in a row. "Firstly, let me congratulate my boys for what they've done this season", said Allegri . The first Champions League final to be p...

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  • Hundreds of Juventus fans injured in stampede in Turin
Hundreds of Juventus fans injured in stampede in Turin

The incident happened at around 22:45 local time, as Juventus were trailing 3-1 in the match. Medics treated fans in the square for cuts and other injuries sustained in the chaos and the Italian news agency Ansa reported that around 200 people had been injured.

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  • Curtain falls on 'Greatest Show on Earth' after 146 years
Curtain falls on 'Greatest Show on Earth' after 146 years

It is all tragic to Gary Payne, a former president of the 2,000-member Circus Fans Association of America . A delight to children of all ages. A representative of Ringling Bros could not be reached on Sunday for comment, but in the past it defended its treatment of animals as humane.

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  • Steve Kerr possible to return in Finals, sources say
Steve Kerr possible to return in Finals, sources say

Two, I wasn't convinced that adding Kevin Durant to the Warriors' loaded mix would be as seamless as Golden State has made it look. Golden State, which boasted the NBA's top scoring squad this season, is off to a record 12-0 playoff start with an average win margin of 16.3 points.

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  • Klay Thompson makes up for shooting slump on defensive end
Klay Thompson makes up for shooting slump on defensive end

By comparison, these NBA Finals mark the 30th playoff series the Warriors franchise has participated in since winning the title in 1975 - a fact that only underscores the number of playoff games James has played in during his career (a staggering 213 entering Sunday ).

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  • French Open starts with Petra Kvitova's return
French Open starts with Petra Kvitova's return

But Sunday's setback, albeit on a surface she has no great affection for and having made an opening-round exit in Paris previous year, threatens to leave her season in tatters. I have the best memories which I can have. The match was Kvitova's first of the season after the extensive nerve and ligament damage she sustained in a knife attack duri...

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  • Cops Release Video Of Tiger Woods' Awkward DUI Arrest
Cops Release Video Of Tiger Woods' Awkward DUI Arrest

Police also released photos of his vehicle that showed both tires flat with minor damage around the bumpers. A separate video shows some of cops' interaction with Woods as his auto sat partially in the bike lane on the right side of the road.

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  • Stanley Cup Finals: Penguins Take 2-0 Series Lead
Stanley Cup Finals: Penguins Take 2-0 Series Lead

After the Malkin goal, Predators coach Peter Laviolette turned to backup Juuse Saros , another terrible performance for Rinne against the Penguins in the books; in four career starts in Pittsburgh before Wednesday, Rinne was 0-4 with a 4.71 goals-against average and an.831 save percentage.

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  • What time is the NBA Finals game? What channel? Is it livestreamed?
What time is the NBA Finals game? What channel? Is it livestreamed?

Cleveland, well aware that the Golden State Warriors' potent offense will require big numbers on the offensive end to stay in range this series, is looking to Smith to tap into his missing scoring persona. Now Kerr is back, facing the very team that stormed back from a 3-1 deficit in last year's Finals to steal a championship. "I don't know abo...

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  • U.S. set to face Venezuela in exhibition game
U.S. set to face Venezuela in exhibition game

Venezuela almost doubled that advantage four minutes later on a corner kick, but Howard made a finger-tip save on a close-range header by Rubert Quijada. Found by a Johnson pass on the edge of the area, Pulisic took a touch before firing a left-footed effort past Jose Contreras. The U.S. had rainbow numbers on its red jerseys as part of an ini...

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  • Preds win from ousting Ducks to reach 1st Stanley Cup Final
Preds win from ousting Ducks to reach 1st Stanley Cup Final

The 23-year-old Swede has only one goal in his 15 games of regular-season National Hockey League experience, but Nashville's injuries thrust him into a key role alongside Forsberg on its top line. F Nic Kerdiles made his third appearance of the postseason for Anaheim in Rakell's absence. Unless you're constantly scoring at even strength, grab...

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  • Vehicle hits pedestrians on London Bridge, some said hurt
Vehicle hits pedestrians on London Bridge, some said hurt

The trio wore what looked like suicide vests which turned out to be "hoaxes" , said Mark Rowley, head of counter-terrorism policing. After mowing down pedestrians on the bridge, the white van then continued to drive to Borough Market , where three men left the vehicle and began to stab people, including a British Transport Police officer.

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  • India vs Pakistan Result: Indians Start Their Campaign with a Win
India vs Pakistan Result: Indians Start Their Campaign with a Win

Put in to bat, defending champions India notched up a competitive 319 for three after two rain interruptions reduced the match to 48 overs a side at the Edgbaston . While he was pleased with the win, Kohli was not impressed with Indias fielding. Rohit got going with languid punches with Pakistan's lengths letting him sit back, and Dhawan too...

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  • Indy 500 winners Dixon, Franchitti robbed at a Taco Bell
Indy 500 winners Dixon, Franchitti robbed at a Taco Bell

Dixon won the 2008 Indy 500 from the pole. The option Dixon chose was a Taco Bell at 3502 West 16 Street. You have chosen to receive our newsletter at. Dixon posted a four-lap average speed of over 232 miles per hour to take the pole for the May 28 race. Franchitti retired from the sport four years ago after winning the Indianapolis 500 ...

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  • Ernesto Valverde Manager coy on Barcelona link
Ernesto Valverde Manager coy on Barcelona link

Valverde, 53, has been tipped to take over from Luis Enrique at the Nou Camp ever since it became apparent the position would be available in the summer. But Valverde said that he had no agreements with any club and not spoken directly to anyone. "I have had a lot of doubts, but my work here is done".

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  • Newcomers to Cavs-Warriors rivalry embrace Finals
Newcomers to Cavs-Warriors rivalry embrace Finals

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors both believe they have more to offer than in years past as they meet for the third consecutive year in the NBA Finals beginning Thursday night. The Cavaliers made 37.6 percent of their threes in their four wins, as opposed to just 26.1 percent in their three losses. The shooting was far fr...

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  • Remains game-time call Saturday
Remains game-time call Saturday

Nashville goalie question: Coach Peter Laviolette was asked yet again if struggling goaltender Pekka Rinne was starting tonight and said simply, "Next question". Nashville has controlled the play so far and has nothing to show for it. He's taking good strides in our organization to put himself in a position to be here and play in these games, " ...

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  • Capsule preview of the Warriors-Cavaliers NBA Finals matchup
Capsule preview of the Warriors-Cavaliers NBA Finals matchup

However, as LeBron is quick to tell you, he doesn't care what anybody outside of Cleveland's locker room thinks, nor should he. "They have their youth, they have their health". Real good. I do know both teams are better than a year ago. "Through a confluence of events, they were able to add Durant, and it's great for the Warriors, great to have a...

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  • LeBron: Durant the difference in Finals Game 1
LeBron: Durant the difference in Finals Game 1

But with Durant added to a mix that includes fellow All-Stars Curry, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson , this year's Warriors proved to be too tough for James and Cleveland to handle in Game 1 . It was part of a theme - Golden State knows it has not taken Cleveland's best shot. "There's no time to be disappointed", Irving said. Warriors ...

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