• American League 4, National League 2: Make Your Travel Plans
American League 4, National League 2: Make Your Travel Plans

Coming up for the second time in the third inning, Hosmer continued his campaign for MVP as he scorched a RBI single up the third base side, barely missing Kris Brant's glove. After two decades of NL domination starting in the early 1960s - 20 wins in 21 games - the AL has almost caught up. Needless to say, they weren't at their best when it was ...

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  • Andriy Shevchenko appointed Ukraine head coach
Andriy Shevchenko appointed Ukraine head coach

They lost 2-0 to Germany in their opening game and were beaten by the same scoreline by unfancied Northern Ireland before their campaign ended with a 1-0 defeat to Poland. He won the Champions League with AC Milan and FA Cup with Chelsea and previously turned down a chance to become Ukraine's head coach in 2012. Shevchenko is Ukraine's all-ti...

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  • Ton-up Misbah, Shafiq hold fort on day 1 at Lord's
Ton-up Misbah, Shafiq hold fort on day 1 at Lord's

England seemed to struggle with their bowling , in particular being consistent early on without James Anderson on the ground, and it was a trend that continued throughout the day, apart from when Chris Woakes was bowling as he took four of the six wickets.

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  • Pakistan all out for 339 on day two at Lord's
Pakistan all out for 339 on day two at Lord's

Returning to Lord's for the first time since the 2010 spot-fixing scandal, Amir came to the crease early on day two of the first Test at Lord's with all eyes on how the young fast-bowler would handle his highly-awaited comeback. Shan Masood was caught behind by Jonny Bairstow . England has also reshuffled its batting order, with Gary Balance ...

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  • Reigning Olympic Gymnastics Champ Gabrielle Douglas Back for Rio
Reigning Olympic Gymnastics Champ Gabrielle Douglas Back for Rio

The final decision was made on Sunday evening by the national team coordinator, Marta Karoyli. The only real question after four days of competition in the past two weeks was who would back-up the Olympic team and who would be left out. She was also the first black gymnast to win an individual gold medal. It didn't help that she raised some eyebr...

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  • Keselowski wins Sprint Cup race in Kentucky
Keselowski wins Sprint Cup race in Kentucky

Brad Keselowski's vehicle is pushed away from the finish line after his victory in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Kentucky Speedway , Saturday, July 9, 2016 in Sparta, Ky. As many as eight cars were in garage at same time. Those final laps were still nerve-wracking for Wolfe, but he's been in this situation before with Keselowski and ...

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  • Eagles WR Nelson Agholor will not be charged with sexual assault
Eagles WR Nelson Agholor will not be charged with sexual assault

According to the report, a source close to the investigation said there is not enough evidence to file charges against Agholor. Agholor and temmates Fletcher Cox and Connor Barwin went there after the Eagles' final practice of their offseason minicamp.

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  • Amanda Nunes Submits Miesha Tate In First Round At UFC 200
Amanda Nunes Submits Miesha Tate In First Round At UFC 200

Strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk earned $260,000 for her win over Claudio Gadelha ($150,000) on Friday's card at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Nunes was aggressive from the beginning, lighting up Tate with a series of jabs and overhand rights that left her face bloodied, while possibly breaking her nose.

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  • Dwyane Wade says his goodbyes to Heat fans on 'Live with Kelly'
Dwyane Wade says his goodbyes to Heat fans on 'Live with Kelly'

Wade is known to have taken salary cuts to accommodate big names in the team (most notably James, Bosh and even Udonis Haslem), and as insane as it sounds, Wade has never been the highest paid player in his team. He is now scheduled to face Marquette royalty four times in the form of the Central Division rival Chicago Bulls. Where Dwyane W...

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  • Gabby Douglas makes her second Olympic team alongside the unbeatable Simone Biles
Gabby Douglas makes her second Olympic team alongside the unbeatable Simone Biles

After a golden trip to the London 2012 Olympic Games resulting in gold medals in the team competition and on floor exercise and a bronze medal on the balance beam, Aly Raisman proved her greatness and fortitude once again with a return to the Olympic games in her sights.

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  • Jordan Spieth: Decision to withdraw from Olympics hardest of my life
Jordan Spieth: Decision to withdraw from Olympics hardest of my life

McIlroy is now preparing for the Open Championship at Troon , but the Northern Irishman had to face questions from the media regarding next month's tournament in Brazil. He's still only 27, an enormous talent who surely has some of his best golf still in front of him. TROON: Justin Rose is hopeful the threat posed by the Zika virus will prov...

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  • MLB All-Star Game Hits All-Time Low 8.7 Million Viewers
MLB All-Star Game Hits All-Time Low 8.7 Million Viewers

The Kansas City first baseman went 2-for-3 with a home run and joined Bo Jackson (1989) as the only Royals player to ever take home the hardware. Statcast crunched the numbers on both. "We can shut down those rumors, and I think that's the goal". Cueto was the loser, and Zach Britton picked up the save. There is simply no justification for lettin...

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  • Dumoulin wins stage, Froome carries lead into rest day
Dumoulin wins stage, Froome carries lead into rest day

When told that Froome had said he was yet to find Yates' weakness, he was quick to correct the two-time Tour victor. " No doubt people out there will be calculating my VAM (average descent speed) going down the last climb, and that it was off the charts ", the defending champion, who has always vigorously denied doping, said with a smile.

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  • Swansea City to wait on Allen move until he holds Klopp talks
Swansea City to wait on Allen move until he holds Klopp talks

Liverpool's own desire to keep Allen may hinge on their pursuit of Poland worldwide, Piotr Zielinski . However, Klopp has vowed to talk to Allen regarding his contractual situation on the back of his impressive summer. What is not in doubt however is that should the player leave Liverpool , for whom he signed from Swansea for £15m in August 20...

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  • Prado's 3 hits help Marlins beat shaky Reds 4-2
Prado's 3 hits help Marlins beat shaky Reds 4-2

Conley started the rally when he singled off Lamb's glove. Giancarlo Stanton's 20th home run put the Miami Marlins ahead to stay, and they completed their first series sweep of Cincinnati since 2003, winning 7-3 Sunday. "We've had some losses in these kind of games". The ranking second-best finish going into the break belongs to the 2008 Marlins...

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  • Al Horford & Boston Celtics Agree to Four-Year, $113 Million Deal
Al Horford & Boston Celtics Agree to Four-Year, $113 Million Deal

Experts estimate that Al Horford will earn at least $28 million on the first year of his new contract . The Al Horford race is reportedly down to two final teams: the Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards. The four-time All-Star averaged 15.2 points, 7.3 rebounds and 3.2 assists last season. He attempted 256 three-pointers and was able to ma...

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  • Pakistan All Out For 339
Pakistan All Out For 339

He lost Misbah quickly, undone at the end of his fine 199-ball innings when Broad bowled him on the defence - and after a spirited last-wicket stand between Amir and Yasir Shah, it was time finally for the main event. Ali reviewed and Nottinghamshire quick Ball had an anxious wait before a tight umpire's call verdict gave him a first Test wicket. ...

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  • Hiddleston: My romance with Taylor Swift is not a publicity stunt
Hiddleston: My romance with Taylor Swift is not a publicity stunt

The new couple's too fast, too furious romance has had many people questioning if their relationship isn't more show (to generate press for themselves and upcoming projects) than go. Given Taylor has had an ongoing feud with Katy Perry, it was little surprise that Perry featured widely. I also feel like Calvin is having a taste of his own med...

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  • Arsenal threatening to hijack West Ham's Carlos Bacca bid
Arsenal threatening to hijack West Ham's Carlos Bacca bid

My future is in God's hands. "I want to play (in the Champions League) with Milan because I came here to do that but unfortunately we did not get that step", he said. Milan can do a lot with €30 million (or more) and I trust Montella to spend it well - that's if he is to see a penny of it. The Gunners are reportedly ready to challenge their riv...

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  • Boston Red Sox Lose Closer Craig Kimbrel
Boston Red Sox Lose Closer Craig Kimbrel

Fortuitous isn't quite the right word to describe that confluence of events. Kimbrel felt discomfort in his left knee Friday during batting practice while he was shagging fly balls. Through 53 innings, he has a 3.91 ERA with 45 strikeouts and 13 walks. He's struggled giving up eight homers in just 32 2/3 innings. Rays: RHP Chris Archer (4-12,...

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