• Gingrich: Expects to hear from Trump soon
Gingrich: Expects to hear from Trump soon

Jeff Sessions, Gov. Chris Christie and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich. His family met on Tuesday with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who speaks to Mr Trump on a near-daily basis. But the Governor has had a couple of missteps as Indiana's chief executive. He was forced to abandon plans a year ago to create a state-run, taxpayer-fun...

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  • Kimbrel hurt; Sox move fast
Kimbrel hurt; Sox move fast

If Uehara is not up to the task, expect Ziegler to slide into the role. In his ninth big league season, Ziegler, 36, was 2-3, with a 2.82 ERA, 18 saves and two blown saves in 36 appearances this season. "More than anything we look back to the year and a half that he's been here", John Farrell said. Kimbrel tore his medial meniscus shagging ba...

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  • Midfielder reveals why he rejected new Chelsea deal
Midfielder reveals why he rejected new Chelsea deal

Chelsea have allowed promising youngster John Swift to join Reading on a permanent basis. "John is a very talented player". The 21-year-old has signed a three-year contract at the Madejski with an option to an additional fourth year with the club, becoming the fourth signing for the Royals this summer.

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  • Johnson fends off Day to win again at WGC-Bridgestone
Johnson fends off Day to win again at WGC-Bridgestone

But his victory in his first start since winning the U.S. Open, has put golf on notice that his talent is ready to argue on his behalf, that any discussions about the best player in the world better include him. Now it's perhaps the most underrated part of his game. Johnson completed the tournament in 6-under 274 at Firestone Country Club . ...

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  • Oklahoma overwhelming preseason pick for 10th Big 12 title
Oklahoma overwhelming preseason pick for 10th Big 12 title

Defensive end Charles Walker , linebacker Jordan Evans , safety Steven Parker and cornerback Jordan Thomas were the defensive selections. Oklahoma placed a league-best nine players on the squad. The Wildcats last produced five preseason all-conference players in 2013. The Bears enter the 2016 season under new acting head coach Jim Grobe, ...

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  • Mercedes withdraw Rosberg penalty appeal
Mercedes withdraw Rosberg penalty appeal

Hamilton eased to victory in a British Grand Prix that saw the start impacted by a torrential downpour on Sunday, winning by a comfortable margin from team-mate Nico Rosberg. Perez was 10 seconds adrift in fourth. Verstappen was delighted with the way his afternoon went, despite missing out on second place. Hamilton pulled 3.6 seconds clea...

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  • AL rides early homers to 4-2 win in All-Star Game
AL rides early homers to 4-2 win in All-Star Game

Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez helped the American League secure home-field advantage in the World Series by beating the National League 4-2 at the All-Star Game in San Diego . The winning league started being rewarded with home field advantage in 2003 after Bud Selig's infamous clueless shrug during extra innings of the 2002 game at Mille...

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  • Sagan wins Tour de France stage ahead of Froome in breakaway
Sagan wins Tour de France stage ahead of Froome in breakaway

Froome joined Sagan, along with their respective Team Sky and Tinkoff team-mates Geraint Thomas and Maciej Bodnar, in a four-strong break with around 12km remaining, and they powered home before the peloton. Together with the time bonus for second, Froome ended the day 28 seconds clear of Yates. Portugal's Rui Costa was first over the top of the Po...

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  • Perez, Hosmer power American League to 4-2 All-Star Game victory
Perez, Hosmer power American League to 4-2 All-Star Game victory

Hosmer became the first Royals player to be named MVP of Major League Baseball's mid-summer classic since Bo Jackson in 1989. When the contest ended in San Diego , that coveted prize was handed to the American League, which emerged with a 4-2 victory over the NL's best.

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  • Arab Israeli party slams Egypt FM for meeting Netanyahu
Arab Israeli party slams Egypt FM for meeting Netanyahu

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry was on an official visit to Israel, the first by a top Egyptian government official for a decade, to boost hopes of renewed Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. He added that peace between Israelis and Palestinians "would have dramatic and positive results and on the situation in the entire Middle East", and wa...

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  • Billie Jean King: 'Serena Williams is the greatest female player ever'
Billie Jean King: 'Serena Williams is the greatest female player ever'

Margaret Court holds the all-time record, with 24. Serena Williams is leaving Wimbledon with two trophies, teaming with her older sister Venus to win the women's doubles final just hours after collecting the singles title Saturday. "Watching Serena playing earlier was fantastic and I was so into that", Venus said of her younger sister's his...

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  • Griezmann Player of Euro 2016
Griezmann Player of Euro 2016

When asked about the award, Griezmann said, "Maybe later I can feel proud, but for now it's all about the group. The technical observers were in unanimous agreement that he was the tournament's outstanding player", UEFA chief technical officer Ioan Lupescu said in a statement.

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  • Tour de France: Chris Froome already focused on Mont Ventoux
Tour de France: Chris Froome already focused on Mont Ventoux

This was cut to six seconds by the finish, but the stage was still a success for Froome. While winning the 2013 and 2015 Tours, Froome relied mostly on uphill attacks and his time trialing skills, and was often criticized for a lack of creativity.

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  • BitTorrent to launch an online news TV channel
BitTorrent to launch an online news TV channel

For its launch at the Republican convention, BitTorrent News will focus on commentary on the delegates' speeches. BitTorrent Vice President for Media Erik Schwartz said that TV news has problems connecting with the current generation which is more familiar with the Internet than with the television.

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  • David Ortiz says he's definitely not going to un-retire
David Ortiz says he's definitely not going to un-retire

The reason is simple: Why not try to squeeze in as much break as you can into their all-star break? It wasn't a fit-the-script finish as the three-time World Series champion ambled off, joy easily elbowing out regret, in what was likely his last of 10 All-Star appearances.

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  • Pogba backs Ronaldo for Ballon d'Or ahead of Messi
Pogba backs Ronaldo for Ballon d'Or ahead of Messi

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been named the joint-fourth highest-earning celebrity of the past 12 months by Forbes Magazine. The Euro After Dark crew discuss whether Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are true successes without global triumphs.

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  • We won the final for our captain, says Pepe
We won the final for our captain, says Pepe

Losing the "main man" was a blow for Portugal but speaking after the match Pepe said they won this for him, having said they would. Santos said: "I actually thought of putting him on for Cristiano, but then I wanted to change the game and moved Nani to the middle".

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  • Rosberg drops to third after radio rules breach
Rosberg drops to third after radio rules breach

Hamilton dived into his jubilant fans for some impromptu crowd surfing after going level with Nigel Mansell on four British Grand Prix wins in an emotional victory. In between there was a lot of slipping and sliding, before one last one twist in the tale with Nico Rosberg leaving the podium under investigation for receiving radio information f...

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  • Murray consolidates second place, Kerber up two
Murray consolidates second place, Kerber up two

While the world number one's shock third-round departure from Wimbledon elevated Murray to title favourite, he also knew that one false move on Sunday could leave him with the dubious distinction of becoming the first man in the professional era to lose the finals of the season's first three grand slams.

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  • Nationals top Mets; Strasburg goes to 12-0
Nationals top Mets; Strasburg goes to 12-0

During that inning, Cespedes made a sliding catch to rob Ben Revere of a single, but had to leave the game after injuring his right quadriceps muscle on the play. "It really boils down to a little shoulder fatigue". Cespedes and Syndergaard were selected for the All-Star Game on Tuesday in San Diego, but both are unlikely to participate, Collins ...

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