• Form England eyes series win
Form England eyes series win

Russell Domingo , the South Africa coach, has had to make an emergency trip home after his mother was critically injured in a auto accident. 2nd T20I match - SummaryLast 18 Balls Updated at: 2017-06-24 01:26:19 Following a commendable nine-wicket win in the opening tie, hosts England get set to face off South Africa again in the second ga...

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  • Who's No. 3? National Basketball Association draft intrigue begins with Celtics
Who's No. 3? National Basketball Association draft intrigue begins with Celtics

Lonzo Ball, right, is greeted by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected by the Los Angeles Lakers as the No. 2 overall pick during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in NY. "The great ones all have it, and we hope that by the way he plays, everyone else on our team becomes better ". Ball's passing skills are other...

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  • Perez says he hasn't spoken to Ronaldo about rumors of exit
Perez says he hasn't spoken to Ronaldo about rumors of exit

Portuguese paper A Bola claimed that the player had told team-mates in the Portugal camp at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation that he would not return to play for Madrid again after the Spanish state prosecutor filed a lawsuit against him.

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  • Fans hammer Chamberlain after England performance
Fans hammer Chamberlain after England performance

Speaking after the match, Kane said: "Scoring twice in France should be enough. We've had a couple of players that aren't with us for this camp", said the manager. "Well, then it's a big challenge then, isn't it?" "We should have kept the ball far better". "I said a few months ago that's the reality of where we are as a country in terms of our ...

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  • Flames acquire defenceman Travis Hamonic in swap with Islanders
Flames acquire defenceman Travis Hamonic in swap with Islanders

In that deal, they also gave up defenseman Jake Bischoff, this year's first-round draft pick and a second-round pick in 2019. Calgary acquired Hamonic from NY for a 2018 first round pick, a 2018 second round pick and either a second round pick in 2019 or 2020.

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  • Lakers great Magic Johnson picks successor in Lonzo Ball
Lakers great Magic Johnson picks successor in Lonzo Ball

If Ball becomes the next Jason Kidd, that's going to be a great piece to recruit Paul George and LeBron James next off-season to try and bring the Los Angeles Lakers back to the top of the National Basketball Association mountain. "What I needed", Magic said flatly, "was a leader". Johnson picked an unusual spot to explain his reasoning. On...

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  • Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in NHL draft
Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in NHL draft

David Poile is ultimately responsible for the larger strategy of the Preds, guiding the team since day one following a lengthy tenure with the Washington Capitals where he was replaced by George McPhee , now the first GM of the Golden Knights.

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  • Ronaldo sets Portugal on way to Confederations Cup semis
Ronaldo sets Portugal on way to Confederations Cup semis

Russian Federation will face Mexico , needing a win to be sure of progress with a draw being sufficient for their opponents, while Portugal are expected to beat New Zealand to top the group. All Whites keeper Stefan Marinovic was kept busy with a string of fine saves, including a superb reflex stop off a Ronaldo header. Mexico brought th...

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  • Kvitova into Birmingham final to face Barty
Kvitova into Birmingham final to face Barty

Kvitova is playing in only her second tournament since she was stabbed by an intruder at her home in December. This is Kvitova's first grass-court final since her triumph at 2014 Wimbledon , though this significant achievement was tinged with anti-climax as Safarova quit with a right thigh strain after only eight games.

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  • Lopez and Mueller defy age, seeding to reach Queen's semis
Lopez and Mueller defy age, seeding to reach Queen's semis

The fourth-seeded Cilic will play Feliciano Lopez or Grigor Dimitrov in Sunday's title match at the Wimbledon warm-up event. LONDON (AP) - Marin Cilic ended Gilles Muller 's seven-match winning run on grass with a 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 victory to reach the final at Queen's on Saturday.

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  • Larson and McMurray make it 1-2 for Chip Ganassi at Sonoma
Larson and McMurray make it 1-2 for Chip Ganassi at Sonoma

Larson won last week's race in MI and looks to keep the momentum. Kyle Larson continued his roll Saturday at Sonoma Raceway . Sponsored Content - Download our Executive Briefing to learn how agency and industry experts are hoping to reduce insider threats.

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  • Sanches becomes leading scorer as Chile draw 1-1 with Germany
Sanches becomes leading scorer as Chile draw 1-1 with Germany

Despite Germany being the youngest side in the tournament, they are undoubtedly the favourites to go all the way in the Confederations Cup 2017. "Our dream is to win this tournament and we feel we have a chance", said Sanchez, who has been linked with a move away from Arsenal this summer.

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  • Evacuations after 34 London buildings fail fire tests
Evacuations after 34 London buildings fail fire tests

The revised number was lower than the 800 estimated Friday night. Peter Bertram, 94, who has lived at the complex for 46 years, said the evacuation came in a "rush". An in-depth look at the causes of the Grenfell Tower blaze by the New York Times detailed how in the United Kingdom, a "drive by successive governments from both major political pa...

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  • Vargas wins 11th as Royals stymie Blue Jays
Vargas wins 11th as Royals stymie Blue Jays

Salvador Perez also added a double and an RBI while Alcides Escobar and Alex Gordon each added RBIs of their own in the Royals' win. Merrifield greeted Jason Grilli with a double to left to score Escobar and Gordon. Jake Junis had a strong outing, giving up a pair of runs on six hits while walking a pair and striking out four over 6.1 innings...

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  • Federer cruises past defending champ Mayer into Halle semis
Federer cruises past defending champ Mayer into Halle semis

Federer , 35, has yet to drop a set in Halle , where he was playing his 13th consecutive semi-final. Zverev defeated Roberto Bautista Agut 6-7 (6), 7-6 (1), 6-1, while Gasquet beat Robin Haase 6-1, 3-6, 6-1. Federer's forehand victor at 4-4 secured the only break of the match and he served out to wrap up victory in one hour and 30 minutes. Th...

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  • Di Maria agrees deal in Spain over tax fraud
Di Maria agrees deal in Spain over tax fraud

British news platform The Sun , reported that this was due to the club's president Florentino Perez supporting Ronaldo in the tax fraud case the footballer now faces. However, player nor club has denied rumours of an exit after eight years at Real Madrid . All are accused of using a similar system, whereby their image rights were owned by c...

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  • Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft
Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft

This high regard was in full showcase and reinforced last night at the Barclay's Center in New York City. The first player taken who had spent two years in college was Duke's Luke Kennard, who went 12th to the Detroit Pistons . That is not just me talking because I am a player. The good news for Tissot is that they got way more media attenti...

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  • Koepka's trip around the world leads to major title at home
Koepka's trip around the world leads to major title at home

Not a big fan of losing. On some of these par fives I did not even have to hit a driver to get to the green in two. Fowler gave himself a break: "You kind of have to say, 'Hey, it's a major, I played well this week'". Like Koepka, Harman hadn't bogeyed a hole on the back nine until Sunday. Fleetwood, who was hoping to become only the third Engl...

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  • Yasiel Puig finds the fastest way to infuriate the Mets
Yasiel Puig finds the fastest way to infuriate the Mets

There's just no way around it". Collins called a team meeting to try to clean it up before Wednesday's game, and the Mets promptly went out and got crushed, 8-2, committing, striking out 15 times. "There's still stuff I need to get better at, little consistency with my fastball, curveball", Matz told reporters. During that stretch, they have sc...

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  • Ronaldo ready to pay $16.39 million in Spanish tax fraud case
Ronaldo ready to pay $16.39 million in Spanish tax fraud case

The Argentine winger defrauded the Spanish government of £1.14m during his time at Real Madrid and will subsequently pay a 60 per cent fine on top of what is already owed. The football world in Spain has been rocked by charges of tax evasion or corruption pressed against some of its top stars. The 29-year-old is the latest big name in footbal...

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  • Cricket Australia revises pay offer in attempt to break stand-off with players
Cricket Australia revises pay offer in attempt to break stand-off with players

CA, which has also now begun offering individual contracts to players, has not ceded to the players' demand to retain a percentage of the game's revenue in its new offer but says it will increase the A$20 million cap on the share of worldwide cricket surplus to include all domestic players.

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  • Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud

A Madrid prosecutor said in a statement that it had presented a claim to a local court. The claims against Mourinho come amid a lengthening list of tax fraud cases involving soccer stars in Spain. The 29-year-old and his father Jorge Horacio Messi were found guilty of using offshore companies to avoid paying taxes on €4.16 million of Messi's in...

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  • Mourinho refutes tax fraud claims after complaint filed by Spanish prosecutors
Mourinho refutes tax fraud claims after complaint filed by Spanish prosecutors

But, Manchester United have serious reservations about re-signing their former star, according to the Daily Express , while reports in the Daily Star claim Jose Mourinho has slammed the door shut on Ronaldo returning to Old Trafford.

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  • Family affair: Lakers grab Lonzo Ball with 2nd overall pick
Family affair: Lakers grab Lonzo Ball with 2nd overall pick

Me: Are you going to sell him some of your cards? Fox went for a season-high 39 points on 13-for-20 shooting compared to Ball's 10-point night in the Wildcats' 86-75 win in the Sweet 16. "This is insane", a calm Ball said in a phone interview. When the ping-pong balls landed in the 2017 draft lottery, Philadelphia came away with the No.

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  • Di Maria strikes deal with Spanish prosecutor in tax case
Di Maria strikes deal with Spanish prosecutor in tax case

Manchester United have vowed to stand by their manager after he was accused of defrauding the taxman of €3.3m (£2.9m). "To this date, neither the Spanish tax authorities , nor the public prosecutor have contacted Jose Mourinho or his advisers who were hired for the inspection process", the statement from Gestifute Media read.

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  • Chris Paul, Blake Griffin decline options, hit free agency
Chris Paul, Blake Griffin decline options, hit free agency

Paul still is a really good player at age 32. Between numerous injuries and a suspension for hitting a member of the Clippers' equipment staff, Griffin was limited to just 31 games in the 2015-16 season. He can sign a five-year, $210 million max deal to remain with the Southern California franchise. Adrian Wojnarowski said recently that Boston'...

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  • Rangers Trade Derek Stepan, Antti Raanta To Coyotes, Land No. 7 Pick
Rangers Trade Derek Stepan, Antti Raanta To Coyotes, Land No. 7 Pick

The Coyotes acquired defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson from the Chicago Blackhawks for defenseman Connor Murphy and forward Laurent Dauphin. The 30-year-old Hjalmarsson had spent his entire 10-year career with Chicago, helping the Blackhawks to three Stanley Cup titles.

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  • Celtics select Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft
Celtics select Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft

Jackson joins an already-young team that came away with two lottery picks previous year, thanks to a draft-night trade with Sacramento. Jackson said he looked forward to learning together with his young teammates and developing chemistry.

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  • Who's No. 3? NBA draft intrigue begins after Fultz, Ball
Who's No. 3? NBA draft intrigue begins after Fultz, Ball

The Lakers have won 16 National Basketball Association championships, but have just completed the worst four-year stretch in their history - including posting their worst record ever, 17-65, in the 2015-16 season. According to data from Adobe Digital Insights, the 2017 NBA Draft garnered 5.6 million social-media mentions, about 11% more than a ...

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  • 76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft
76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

Jayson Tatum was picked third by the Boston Celtics, becoming the first player off the board from a Triangle school, and at least six more players from Duke, North Carolina and N.C. With the seventh pick, the Minnesota Timberwolves selected Lauri Markkanen and will reportedly send him to the Chicago Bulls in a proposed trade for Jimmy Butler.

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