• Owen Smith to stand in Labour leadership election
Owen Smith to stand in Labour leadership election

Shadow justice minister Richard Burgon's attempt to take to social media to support his leader and ally Jeremy Corbyn in a time of turmoil hasn't exactly turned out as planned. Angela Eagle - a former member of the shadow cabinet - has already launched her leadership challenge. There may yet be a legal challenge to tonight's decision, but it is...

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  • Warriors star Draymond Green faces misdemeanour assault claim
Warriors star Draymond Green faces misdemeanour assault claim

On Tuesday night, Green made his first public comments on the matter, saying: "My legal team is handling it. t will be resolved really quickly". Messages seeking comment were left for Green, an NBA All-Star who was selected to play basketball for the U.S.at the Olympics next month.

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  • Pogba is a player Real Madrid would 'love' to have - Raul
Pogba is a player Real Madrid would 'love' to have - Raul

The list of clubs that were also keen on acquiring Morata included Manchester City, Manchester United and Arsenal . Alvaro Morata had pointed out London as his preferred destination with Arsenal and Chelsea keen to bring the striker to the Premier League.

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  • Nats get to Syndergaard, Mets
Nats get to Syndergaard, Mets

Since Matz' elbow is structurally sound, he has been told the bone spur is something he might have to pitch through for the remainder of the season. "That's the mindset: Get it all behind me and just go out there and pitch". Mets OF Brandon Nimmo recorded his first career hit in the second inning. Earlier on Monday, Matz had an MRI, which reveal...

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  • Stephen Curry: Warriors are prepared to be villains
Stephen Curry: Warriors are prepared to be villains

Allen's representatives reached out to the Golden State Warriors recently about the possibility of Allen joining the Western Conference champions. This will affect teams' planning for 2017 free agency - specifically the Warriors. Durant might be able to match his coach's wit, too. "I know where she was coming from", the two-time defending NBA M...

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  • Rory McIlroy won't watch Olympic golf, but rather 'the stuff that matters'
Rory McIlroy won't watch Olympic golf, but rather 'the stuff that matters'

The shock of his words in his press conference at Royal Troon couldn't have been more noticeable if the Northern Irishman had stood on the table and banged a big bass drum. Golf doesn't fit in the Olympics. I will be, I'm sure at times pretty upset that I'm not down there. If not golf, which events would he watch? "Probably the events like trac...

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  • Johnson favourite for British Open
Johnson favourite for British Open

He called on golf's major governing bodies to step up their anti-doping efforts, which he said are limited to a handful of urine tests each year. Unlike world number three Jordan Spieth, who said earlier in the day that he agonised over his decision to withdraw from the Olympics , McIlroy said he was fully comfortable with his choice to opt out ...

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  • LSU's Malachi Dupre, Colin Jeter land on award watch lists
LSU's Malachi Dupre, Colin Jeter land on award watch lists

The duo is among 53 players on the preseason watch list and the Seminoles are one of 11 schools with multiple student-athletes selected. He needs just 28 catches to pass Harris (268) and move into second place on East Carolina's all-time receptions ledger.

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  • Most Olympics use one poster; Rio goes with collection of 13
Most Olympics use one poster; Rio goes with collection of 13

I've received a lot from the game of golf. Spieth had planned to room with Fowler in Rio, and he said he texted Fowler after informing the IGF that he wasnt going to play. "Probably the events like track and field, swimming, diving, the stuff that matters", he replied. "There are drugs that can make you stronger and make you concentrate more, but n...

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  • Injured Contador out of Rio 2016
Injured Contador out of Rio 2016

But Contador was unable to keep up with the pace of the leaders and quickly dropped back to the pack before spending long periods of time deep in discussion with his team-mates and staff in the Tinkoff team vehicle. The Tinkoff rider has never been one to settle for second place, preferring to take an all or nothing approach to riding tours. "I...

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  • Cubs celebrate 1st half as San Diego reminds of painful past
Cubs celebrate 1st half as San Diego reminds of painful past

Colbert , the host of the Late Show on CBS , kicked a goat out of his studio a year ago while the Cubs were in the playoffs in an attempt to lift the Curse of the Billy Goat. Naturally, without the one-two punch of Bryant and Rizzo the Cubs wouldn't be almost as good as they already have been for the first half of the season.

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  • It's a great responsibility bestowed on me: Sreejesh (Second lead)
It's a great responsibility bestowed on me: Sreejesh (Second lead)

The immediate factor behind the move looks to be that under Sreejesh's leadership, the team had won the silver medal at recently held Champions Trophy hockey tournament in London, breaking a 38-year drought in this tournament. "There will be three or four captains", Sreejesh said. The team includes five defenders, five midfielders, five forward...

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  • Norwich City sign Sergi Canos from Liverpool
Norwich City sign Sergi Canos from Liverpool

He says that a £2.5million transfer will be announced on Wednesday after the Spaniard agreed the terms of a four-year Norwich deal on Tuesday. Premier League champions Leicester City are very interested in signing Robbie Brady, but Norwich are still confident of keeping hold of experienced performers Steven Naismith and Wes Hoolahan.

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  • Stanton crushes field in Home Run Derby
Stanton crushes field in Home Run Derby

I can't remember the last time the clear favorite won the Home Run Derby , but Stanton was incredible last night. The team's marketing department sent out an email earlier in the day, offering fans 1% off future tickets for each home run hit by Stanton in the contest.

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  • 2 federal firefighters killed in crash as fires burn in West
2 federal firefighters killed in crash as fires burn in West

This story has been corrected to remove reference to six homes destroyed by the wildfire. Residents and homeowners in the evacuation area may be allowed into the fire perimeter with an escort to get medications and retrieve/care for animals.

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  • Cranston is 'The Infiltrator' in routine crime drama
Cranston is 'The Infiltrator' in routine crime drama

Within the confines of a two-hour feature, elaborate dramas are reduced to rapid-fire sketches. It exists in its own derivative unreality of implied seediness and global crime, where cartel movers-and-shakers look out on to poorly green-screened cityscapes and get up to no good in the nicest, least nude strip clubs in Miami Vice-era Florida.

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  • After Wimbledon win, Murray eyes top ranking
After Wimbledon win, Murray eyes top ranking

In a game dominated by the likes of Federer, Rafael Nadal and recently by Novak Djokovic for several years now, Murray has seen more defeats that wins. Rather than saying I'd like to win four and then I win five, I'd prefer to aim for 20 and end up winning six. Not only did the 6-foot-5 Raonic repeatedly top 140 miles per hour in that match, he...

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  • Froome has a relatively quiet day in yellow jersey
Froome has a relatively quiet day in yellow jersey

Stage 12 is relatively straightforward with a long, steady climb to the finish-in other words, it's an ideal stage for Sky to put themselves on the front early, set a pace that discourages attacks from their rivals, and then pull the pin on Froome and watch him launch up the "Giant of Provence".

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo showed pure class with this gesture to Nani
Cristiano Ronaldo showed pure class with this gesture to Nani

Portuguese captain Cristiano Ronaldo was sitting down and almost in tears before leaving the field with an injury when the insect momentarily landed by his right eye. Thousands of fans greeted Euro 2016 champions Portugal as they landed in Lisbon on Monday, chanting the name of goal hero Eder, whose extra-time screamer sealed the 1-0 victory ...

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  • Mavericks Sign Harrison Barnes, Trade For Andrew Bogut
Mavericks Sign Harrison Barnes, Trade For Andrew Bogut

It was expected that the Warriors would match any offer sheet for Barnes, but on Monday, Kevin Durant made the surprising decision to sign with Golden State, which instantly led to the Warriors letting Barnes walk and sign with the Mavericks.

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