• Julian Edelman poses naked in ESPN's
Julian Edelman poses naked in ESPN's "Body Issue"

His sister, Laila, who is a track and field athlete at Ohio State, quoted her brother's tweet and said #ImUpNext. It's in to be looking healthy. "When I stop playing, I'm not going to obsess so much about my weight". "Nobody's tall in my family", he said to ESPN . "My mom will tell you that I'd be on there all the time trying to stretch myself o...

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  • Yankees slugger Aaron Judge narrowly avoids pitch to the head
Yankees slugger Aaron Judge narrowly avoids pitch to the head

RHP Juan Minaya was optioned to Triple-A Charlotte. "I got way on the plate and was like, 'You're either going to hit me or walk me because I'm not letting this one slide, '" Smith said. "I can think of different things to do, but you have to make adjustments", Girardi said. Andujar, 22, who received the news of his call-up late Tuesday night, ...

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  • Manchester United miss out on Fabinho signing?
Manchester United miss out on Fabinho signing?

Phil Neville has backed Manchester United to win the Premier League title in 2018 if they do one thing; win instead of draw. After capturing centre-back Victor Lindelof from Benfica , the United boss is ready to turn his attention to strengthening his options in midfield as a long-term replacement for Michael Carrick is needed.

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  • Former Barcelona star backs Dani Alves to succeed at City
Former Barcelona star backs Dani Alves to succeed at City

While the 34-year-old's tenure with the Bianconeri ultimately ended on a disappointing note by losing the UEFA Champions League final with Real Madrid , he did win the Serie A and Coppa Italia double during his season in Italy . even though it appears that I am not ideal, my heart is pure. Although it seems I am not flawless, my heart is pure...

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  • London race 'may not be Usain Bolt's last'
London race 'may not be Usain Bolt's last'

He will surely have learned valuable lessons from the USA trials, however, having had to settle for second place in the 100 and 200m finals after being passed in the closing steps - by Ameer Webb in the longer sprint, and in the shorter sprint, by the controversial 35-year-old former world and Olympic champion Justin Gatlin, who clocked 9.95.

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  • Timberwolves get a new beginning
Timberwolves get a new beginning

The man tasked with nurturing the games of Dunn and other young Bulls is third-year coach Fred Hoiberg , who with a laugh pointed out that much of his group now is younger than the Iowa State teams he coached in college. He spoke of the importance of earning the trust of his teammates with hard work and referenced his past trials and tribulation...

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  • Amir, Fakhar lead Pakistan to Champions Trophy triumph
Amir, Fakhar lead Pakistan to Champions Trophy triumph

Some of the tweets by Major General Asif Ghafoor, the director of the Pakistani military's Inter-Services Public Relations department, even showed people in India-administered Kashmir celebrating Pakistan's victory. "(We won) thanks to Allah and the prayers of the whole nation", Ahmed said in brief comments as he jostled his way through the crowd o...

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  • Kevin Durant throws shade at Sixers' new nickname
Kevin Durant throws shade at Sixers' new nickname

Combining their names, fans have made a decision to dub this group the "FEDS" and Joel Embiid apparently approves of it. The nickname has been divisive in Philadelphia-mostly because it's wild corny-and one National Basketball Association superstar agrees it should go the way of the dinosaur.

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  • Ronaldo summoned for hearing as Mourinho also accused of tax fraud
Ronaldo summoned for hearing as Mourinho also accused of tax fraud

A Spanish state prosecutor accused former Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho of tax fraud worth 3.3 million euros (USD3.7 million) in unpaid taxes yesterday. There are only a handful of clubs in the world who have the ambition and the financial power to afford Ronaldo . In 2009, Perez - then in his second spell at the club - signed Ronaldo fo...

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  • Local libraries providing free solar eclipse glasses
Local libraries providing free solar eclipse glasses

Kremer advises that anyone wanting to view the eclipse should have special eyewear so as not to damage the eyes. Only a tiny, five-mile sliver of southwest Montana is in the path of the full solar eclipse, but even the partial eclipse viewable in Missoula will be rare and memorable as the moon obscures 92 percent of the sun.

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  • Sanchez has two options left as Bayern seemingly snub Arsenal star
Sanchez has two options left as Bayern seemingly snub Arsenal star

City are in the market for household names and have already added Bernardo Silva and Ederson to their star-studded squad this summer. "Niklas Sule, Sebastian Rudy, Serge Gnabry and Corentin Tolisso are players with huge potential for the future".

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  • Floyd Mayweather shows off speed, sends message to doubters
Floyd Mayweather shows off speed, sends message to doubters

And while McGregor's chances of victory are likely razor-thin, MMA superfan and popular podcast host Rogan believes the two-weight UFC world champion still has a shot. " Those guys got to fight ", said Dana White . "But everyone wanted this fight and we made it happen-bottom line". He forfeited the 145-pound title but has focused in on Mayweathe...

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  • Lance Stephenson, Isaiah Thomas had an exchange on Instagram over Paul George
Lance Stephenson, Isaiah Thomas had an exchange on Instagram over Paul George

Pritchard also wants starting-caliber players included in the deal. Considering George might be seen as a one-year rental before he hits free agency next July, it's highly unlikely that IN will receive that much IN return. "It's like (Jimmy) Butler all over again", the source said, referring to the Celtics' attempt to trade for the former Bulls f...

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  • Clippers trade Chris Paul to Rockets in blockbuster multiplayer deal
Clippers trade Chris Paul to Rockets in blockbuster multiplayer deal

Houston are confident the acquisition of Chris Paul alongside James Harden will help the Rockets compete with National Basketball Association juggernaut the Golden State Warriors . Houston will now have arguably the two best point guards in the western conference lining up in the same backcourt. The rumor mill had been churning over the ...

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  • Cricket Advisory Committee to interview India coach candidates on July 10
Cricket Advisory Committee to interview India coach candidates on July 10

With the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) set to begin the selection process for next head coach of the Indian cricket team, captain Virat Kohli on Thursday said if asked the team will be ready with the suggestions. Venkatesh Prasad, a veteran of 33 Tests and 162 ODIs in a career that started in 1996, will finish off his tenure as I...

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  • Solve the problem: McEnroe to Serena Williams
Solve the problem: McEnroe to Serena Williams

It sounds flippant and maybe a little condescending (700th, really?). On Tuesday, McEnroe was asked on " CBS This Morning " if he wanted to apologize and said "no". Holly insisted: "I think I actually have, I'm not even joking". "I've never played anybody positioned "there" nor do I have time. But if she had to just play the circuit - the men's...

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  • England Under-21s crash out of Euro 2017 to Germany on penalties
England Under-21s crash out of Euro 2017 to Germany on penalties

Julian Pollersbeck saved Abraham's weak effort, however, before stopping Nathan Redmond's shot as well. Davie Selke had earlier given Germany the lead before Demarai Gray and Tammy Abraham put the Young Lions ahead. At the world champions' team hotel in Sochi, Low and his players lapped up the spectacle. "We have watched England in the gro...

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  • Serena Williams fires back at John McEnroe's ranking comments
Serena Williams fires back at John McEnroe's ranking comments

Following with a claim that, at 58, he would right now rank 1,200 on the Women's circuit if he played full time. Respect me and my privacy as I'm trying to have a baby. The world number 701 Dmitry Tursunov , a 34-year-old from Russian Federation who was once ranked as high as 20 in the world, has supported McEnroe's claims by adding that he beli...

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  • Slumping Yankees send Holliday to DL
Slumping Yankees send Holliday to DL

Hobbled by a tight right hamstring, Austin is headed for tests and did not play in Wednesday's 12-3 win against the White Sox. However, when he didn't feel well enough to play Sunday against the Rangers, Holliday was in a 0-for-11 slide. That number might grow to seven as soon as Thursday after an MRI on infielder Tyler Austin's right hamstring. ...

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  • Baseball roundup: Strasburg, Harper too much for Cubs
Baseball roundup: Strasburg, Harper too much for Cubs

Osuna's ground-rule RBI double sparked a four-run two-out rally in the first off Snell in his return to the starting rotation after a stint in Triple-A. An already bad game for the Cubs got a little worse on a fluke play with the reigning National League MVP. Bryant has quickly established himself as one of the best players in baseball.

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  • Olympians Draymond Green, Russell Westbrook Receive NBA Awards
Olympians Draymond Green, Russell Westbrook Receive NBA Awards

Westbrook played exceptionally well during the past season for the Oklahoma City Thunder and experts took notice of that since Kevin Durant chose to play for the Golden State Warriors . Indeed, if you ask me who had a genuine impact and who was more impressive, the answer would have to be split between the two. I found out the real victor co...

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  • Celtics take scorer Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft
Celtics take scorer Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft

The C's won 53 games and were the top seed in the Eastern Conference, they also own a possible eight first-round picks over the next three years, including the pick belonging to the woeful Brooklyn Nets in 2018. That would be Markelle Fultz , who went No. 1 to the Philadelphia 76ers after the Celtics traded that pick, and Jimmy Butler , who was...

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  • Nadal Wins 10th French Open, Makes Tennis History
Nadal Wins 10th French Open, Makes Tennis History

Spain's Rafael Nadal made history by winning a record 10th French Open title with victory over Stan Wawrinka in the Paris final. Amazingly, Nadal's two previous Wimbledon crowns came in the only two years he won the French Open without dropping a set (2008 and 2012).

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  • Does LeBron James Think That Super Teams Exist in the National Basketball Association?
Does LeBron James Think That Super Teams Exist in the National Basketball Association?

Did the style of Game 4 of the NBA Finals - emotional, physical, intense - benefit the Cavaliers over the Warriors? Owners decided previous year to help teams retain their star free agents, and the Warriors are poised to exploit the changes in order to dominate the future following their 2017 NBA Finals win.

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  • England go down to 10 men France
England go down to 10 men France

Harry Kane opened the scoring with a handsome team goal as England looked lively in attack, but out of possession they were toyed with as a young, athletic French team won 3-2 in Paris. France and England are unfortunately no strangers to terrorist attacks, and ahead of the two nations' friendly on Tuesday, their fans came together in a showi...

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  • Lyon striker Bertrand Traore hits out at unfair Chelsea treatment
Lyon striker Bertrand Traore hits out at unfair Chelsea treatment

He impressed at Ajax last season and was eager to enjoy regular first-team football at Stamford Bridge. Burkina Faso worldwide Traore made his Blues debut in 2015 and went on to make 16 starts in the 2015-16 season under Jose Mourinho, scoring four goals.

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  • Ricciardo takes shock win in Baku
Ricciardo takes shock win in Baku

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo won in Baku after a chaotic race which saw Ferrari's Vettel given a 10-second stop-go penalty when he steered into the back of race leader Hamilton's Mercedes under safety auto conditions after a red-flag stoppage on lap 22.

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  • NBA Awards: Gordon named Sixth Man of the Year; Brogdon wins rookie
NBA Awards: Gordon named Sixth Man of the Year; Brogdon wins rookie

Antetokounmpo is the first Buck to win that award, after setting career highs in scoring (22.9 points per game), rebounding (8.8 rebounds per game), assists (5.4 per game), blocks (1.9 per game) and steals (1.6 per game) in his fourth season.

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  • All talk, few trades before NHL's expansion roster freeze
All talk, few trades before NHL's expansion roster freeze

Oshie, Kevin Shattenkirk, Justin Williams, Karl Alzner and Daniel Winnik. The fifth-year player, however, won't be ready for the start of the season after having surgery to fix a shoulder injury. Then comes the start of free agency, which opens on July 1. Boston also elected not to protect 23-year-old goalie Malcolm Subban, a 2012 first-round dra...

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  • Team New Zealand routs Oracle Team USA to win America's Cup
Team New Zealand routs Oracle Team USA to win America's Cup

He won 49er gold with Tuke at last year's Rio Games, and said juggling his Olympic and America's Cup duties was challenging. Ellison, the Silicon Valley maverick worth an estimated $62 billion, watched the humbling defeat from a chase boat and later shook hands with his crew.

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