• Federer wins record ninth Halle title
Federer wins record ninth Halle title

Federer lost to Zverev in last year's Halle semi-finals but beat the German last year in Rome. "It's great to get off to a good start and then remind yourself that you've been playing good tennis all week". The 35-year-old has found his feet on grass at the most successful tournament of his career after his shock early loss to Tommy Haas in St...

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  • Team New Zealand beats Oracle Team USA to win 35th America's Cup
Team New Zealand beats Oracle Team USA to win 35th America's Cup

Burling and Ashby lifted the silver trophy together before it was passed around for swigs of champagne. It must have done some good though because early this morning NZ time Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand won the 35th America's Cup successfully bringing back the cup from Larry Ellison's wallet.

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  • Enjoy your awards show: National Basketball Association fixes something that wasn't broken
Enjoy your awards show: National Basketball Association fixes something that wasn't broken

Harden and the Rockets' record for the season was 55-27, coming in third in the Western Conference. In the years gone by, regular season awards such as the Most Valuable Player ( MVP ), Defensive Player of the Year and Sixth Man of the Year were handed out within the first few weeks of the playoffs.

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  • Watch Mohamed Salah's first day at Liverpool FC
Watch Mohamed Salah's first day at Liverpool FC

If I were to wrack my brains to remember the last time Liverpool signed a genuinely top-class player from a top European side, I would suggest Fernand Torres as evidence but even then, Atletico Madrid were struggling at the time. Jürgen Klopp has obviously come out to praise his new number 11, and the consensus seems to be that Liverpool broke...

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  • Cavaliers willing to break up 'Big 3' to land Pacers' Paul George
Cavaliers willing to break up 'Big 3' to land Pacers' Paul George

However, ESPN just reported news that there was nearly a trade for George in the week of the #2017 Nba Draft - one with the #Cleveland Cavaliers . Anthony has a full no-trade clause in his contract and Knicks president Phil Jackson repeatedly says his desire is to trade the All-Star forward to a team in position to contend for an National Bask...

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  • Nantes poised to appoint Claudio Ranieri after LFP go-ahead
Nantes poised to appoint Claudio Ranieri after LFP go-ahead

Nantes have obtained an exemption from French Football League (LFP) rules on the age of a coach to appoint Claudio Ranieri , L'Equipe has reported . Former Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri wants to take over at Crystal Palace . The Canaries have a proud history in Ligue 1, winning the league eight times, although the last time was in the 2000...

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  • Hamilton: Canadian GP
Hamilton: Canadian GP "a great blow to Ferrari"

In the end it was a comfortable day for Hamilton, with Bottas second and Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo completing the podium . "Every year the energy grows!" "It has been an incredible weekend and I couldn't be happier", Hamilton said after recording his sixth win in Canada.

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  • Travel ban, church-state case await action by Supreme Court
Travel ban, church-state case await action by Supreme Court

The United States government has appealed to the Supreme Court there in a case involving U.S. law enforcement's efforts to gain access to emails held on Microsoft servers in Dublin. The ruling sets up a potential clash between the government and opponents of the ban over the strength of visitors' ties to the United States. The church sued a...

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  • Heart Condition Could Cost Nick Fairley His Career
Heart Condition Could Cost Nick Fairley His Career

Fairley was diagnosed with an enlarged heart before he joined the National Football League as a first-round draft pick in 2011 - which Payton said is not all that uncommon. He has been playing his whole National Football League career with an enlarged heart, which can be caused by health problems of varying severity. Nick is coming off his be...

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  • CWS: Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to finals
CWS: Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to finals

He noticed then and during Friday's 3-1 win how patient the other lineup was. LSU pitcher Alex Lange delivers a pitch during the third inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game against OR in Omaha, Neb ., Friday, June 23, 2017.

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  • Federer wins Halle Open tennis title
Federer wins Halle Open tennis title

He also beat Federer in the semi-final of this very tournament just a year ago. Playing in his 140th career final, Federer saved the only break point he faced and converted four of his eight opportunities to clinch his 92nd career title in 53 minutes.

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  • Penguins' Fleury left available for Vegas expansion draft
Penguins' Fleury left available for Vegas expansion draft

It's widely expected that Fleury will be the first-time Knights starter, but someone like Grubauer offers real potential for the long-term. Now it's on Golden Knights general manager George McPhee to spend the next three days poring over the list of available players as the team selects one from each of the NHL's 30 teams.

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  • Celtics-Sixers trade finalised, Markelle Fultz expected to go No. 1
Celtics-Sixers trade finalised, Markelle Fultz expected to go No. 1

These two scenarios will ensure the Boston Celtics get to pick Markell Fultz . Fultz is projected to go to the Sixers with the first pick and Ball is projected to go to the Lakers - the only team he has worked out for - as the second pick.

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  • England v South Africa Now Sold Out
England v South Africa Now Sold Out

Crane's third over went 4, 6, 6, 1, 1 before de Villiers was caught above his head by Alex Hales at deep square leg. Jos Buttler , who stepped in as captain in the absence of Eoin Morgan , was full of praise for Malan. England had enjoyed early success as South Africa's reply started in familiar fashion. Malan's half-century came from 31...

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  • Anil Kumble to continue as India coach till West Indies series
Anil Kumble to continue as India coach till West Indies series

Now the process has to be followed. Kumble's one-year contract with the BCCI ends on June 23, after the conclusion of the Champions Trophy . Former Australia captain Michael Clarke spoke on the speculated rift between India captain Virat Kohli and coach Anil Kumble.

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  • Kevin Durant has last laugh with ring-topped cupcake hat
Kevin Durant has last laugh with ring-topped cupcake hat

The photo of cupcakes was Westbrook's way of calling Durant soft, according to a Sports Illustrated feature . And shortly after Durant made his decision to leave Oklahoma City last summer, former teammate Russell Westbrook posted a photo of cupcakes on his Instagram account.

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  • Kane: Hampden is one of the best stadiums I've played in
Kane: Hampden is one of the best stadiums I've played in

After Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had opened the scoring for England in the 70th minute, Scotland's Leigh Griffiths netted two excellent free kicks in the final three minutes to turn the game on its head, only for Kane to pop up late on to salvage a point for the visitors.

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  • Australia, Cameroon hopes look tenuous after tie
Australia, Cameroon hopes look tenuous after tie

They have nothing to lose ", warned Loew. The Group B rivals - the reigning world and South American champions - only need a point apiece in their fixtures to reach the semi-finals. Australia's most effective spell of pressure, using the ample tools Postecoglou allows them in possession came immediately after the break, when Tomi Juric should...

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  • Rafael Montero delivers to help Mets sweep Giants
Rafael Montero delivers to help Mets sweep Giants

Will the Mets hand the horrendous Giants yet another loss this afternoon when the teams meet at 4:05PM ET? This has been a tough week for the San Francisco Giants. The Giants were non-competitive the rest of the way, as a two-run home run off the bat of Jay Bruce off of left-hander Josh Osich in the top half of the eighth inning gave the Mets...

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  • SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation
SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation

Former Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill made the point in a recent Project Syndicate article, expressing concern about the "freeze-for-freeze" idea that calls for the U.S. "At least I know China tried!" Thousands of protesters marched near the USA embassy in Seoul on Saturday, accusing President Donald Trump of "forcing" South...

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  • Blackhawks Select Defenseman Ian Mitchell In 2nd Round Of NHL Draft
Blackhawks Select Defenseman Ian Mitchell In 2nd Round Of NHL Draft

Then in the sixth round, Jack Adams was drafted by the Detroit Red Wings. Last season he notched career highs in goals, assists, and points, with eight goals and 23 points while playing all 72 games last season. He had 20 goals and 25 assists in 31 games for Serebryanye Lvy St. Petersburg in the MHL last season. The Blackhawks drafted 18-year-o...

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  • Jordan Spieth chips in from bunker to capture Travelers in playoff
Jordan Spieth chips in from bunker to capture Travelers in playoff

Open. Nearly as epic as the shot was his celebration, as he chest-bumped his caddy and chucked his wedge . Then, he stroked the birdie putt and his body language hinted at utter disgust with the stroke. Boo Weekley , who began the round a shot back in second place, shot 37 on the back nine to tie for fifth at 9 under, despite the support of a la...

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  • Verstappen leads 1st practice in Baku; Perez crashes
Verstappen leads 1st practice in Baku; Perez crashes

He pulled himself out of the cockpit, pulled off his helmet and examined the vehicle, anxious to see the extent of the damage. "It is looking a lot better, the vehicle in general was always improving", said Verstappen . This incident brought out the red flags, and by the time the mess had been cleared there were only 5 minutes left to go. McLa...

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  • Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0
Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0

Andre Silva added a third on 80 minutes before Nani completed the rout in stoppage time to ensure Portugal finished above Mexico on goal difference. Participants in the 2017 Confederations Cup are hosts Russian Federation, 2014 FIFA World Cup Champions Germany , 2015 Copa America Champions Chile , 2015 AFC Asian Cup Champion Australia , ...

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  • Lions team to play Hurricanes in Wellington features Rory Best as captain
Lions team to play Hurricanes in Wellington features Rory Best as captain

After not having played in nearly two months, captain Kieran Read made an outstanding return. The New Zealand news media highlighted the gulf between the two sides, after the All Blacks came out on top after a tight first half and then dominated the second.

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  • LSU beats Oregon State 6-1 to reach CWS finals
LSU beats Oregon State 6-1 to reach CWS finals

For the next two days, in Friday's 3-1 LSU win followed by Saturday's 6-1 shellacking that sent the Tigers into Monday night's best-of-three championship series, Mainieri's Boys of Omaha came off the ropes, backed the Beavers into the corner and started swinging.

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  • Ramirez sharp in Angels' win over Red Sox; Farrell ejected
Ramirez sharp in Angels' win over Red Sox; Farrell ejected

Price was sent back out to start the sixth inning despite having thrown 106 pitches already, and promptly served up a homer to Jake Marisnick before getting pulled. With two outs in the inning and two men on, Leon hit a RBI double to left field scoring Mitch Moreland and Jackie Bradley Jr.to give Boston their 9-4 lead.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case on July 31
Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case on July 31

The Portugal forward has strenuously denied the allegations and threatened to quit the country. The funds raised from the superstar's exit could then see Real land other potential big-name targets, such as Kylian Mbappe and Paulo Dybala.

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  • Castroneves leads Penske march at Road America qualifying
Castroneves leads Penske march at Road America qualifying

Ganassi had a chance for a weekend sweep. "I'm so happy. This is so awesome", Dixon said. They were followed by Simon Pagenaud and Will Power . Castroneves ran a fast lap of 1 minute, 41.3007 seconds (142.649 mph) to win the pole during Saturday's qualifying on the 4.014-mile road course.

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  • 76ers make Fultz first pick in NBA Draft
76ers make Fultz first pick in NBA Draft

Second-round picks Jonah Bolden and power forward Mathias Lessort out of France also won't join the team next season. Fultz is an dynamic scorer who averaged 23.2 PPG for the Huskies. The Minnesota Timberwolves drafted Lauri Markkanen with the No. 7 pick. Chicago made the choice of trading away Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Timberwolves ...

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