• Napoli, Carrasco Shine as Indians Topple Twins
Napoli, Carrasco Shine as Indians Topple Twins

He allowed a run in the first inning as a result of a wild pitch that pushed runners to second and third (a sacrifice fly later drove home the run). After their three game series with Cleveland, the Twins go on a seven game road trip to face the Detroit Tigers and Boston Red Sox next week.

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  • Steven Stamkos Signs New Eight-Year Deal With Lightning
Steven Stamkos Signs New Eight-Year Deal With Lightning

Four-time All-Star Stamkos confirmed his new eight-year contract via his official Twitter account on Wednesday. Detailed terms weren't immediately available. He recorded a goal and eight points while in St. John's. But if the past two years are any indication - including how well Vasilevskiy performed in relief of the injured Bishop during this yea...

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  • Manchester City step up their bid for German starlet
Manchester City step up their bid for German starlet

Sane scored nine goals in 42 appearances in all competitions for Schalke last season. The attacker has had two spells in Schalke's youth team, with a stint at Bayer Leverkusen in-between, but Sane is reported to have told friends he is ready to ditch the club and link up with Pep Guardiola at the Etihad Stadium.

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  • Rory McIlroy happy to talk about golf rather than Olympics
Rory McIlroy happy to talk about golf rather than Olympics

Bach said the Olympic tournament would be judged along with other sports. "That being said, I felt it was going to be a great experience and possibly once in a lifetime". As it has been nearly exclusively male players who have been withdrawing from Rio, the International Olympic Committee could potentially consider whether to drop the men's event a...

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  • Attempted coup in Turkey, Erdogan returns
Attempted coup in Turkey, Erdogan returns

He says military jets have taken off from an air base in Eskisehir, east of Ankara. A coup against the democratically elected government could make it hard for the United States to continue to cooperate with Turkey. He said the coup attempt was mainly by troops from the air force, the gendarmerie and some "armoured elements". Explosions and gunf...

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  • Horford supposedly not impressed by Howard signing, Hawks fan support
Horford supposedly not impressed by Howard signing, Hawks fan support

They've yet to offer the full five-year max deal . They resigned Kent Bazemore and signed Dwight Howard to huge deals . Howard received a three-year contract worth $70.5 million, while Bazemore will get $70 million over four years, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.

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  • Kevin Durant on Oklahoma City: 'Those memories don't erase'
Kevin Durant on Oklahoma City: 'Those memories don't erase'

You know, we had great years, man. It's something that you'll never take away from us. "It was feelings I couldn't ignore". I think he may have gotten bad advice and I suspect it won't work out. "We've got as many or more playmakers on the floor as anybody", said Kerr, already planning his training camp strategy on the court and how to prepare his ...

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  • Tom Brady no longer will pursue 'Deflategate' legal process
Tom Brady no longer will pursue 'Deflategate' legal process

A court ruled in his favor previous year, quashing a four-game suspension meted out by National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell, leaving Brady free to play all of the 2015 season. Kraft, who was instrumental in forging the labor deal that included the process upheld by the courts, took the almost unprecedented step of opposing the leag...

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  • Pokemon GO has become the biggest mobile game in United States history
Pokemon GO has become the biggest mobile game in United States history

Some elements within the company believe data from the app can be analysed to narrow down the locations of Chinese military bases. The esoteric conspiracy theory is apparently being spread across Weibo although official governments are not acknowledging the fear as legitimate.

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  • Judicial restraint: Ginsburg comments cross the line
Judicial restraint: Ginsburg comments cross the line

Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., the long-serving top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee, said Ginsburg should "absolutely not" apologize to Trump but acknowledged that her disapproval would present a potential problem in a Trump administration.

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  • Von Miller, Broncos Agree to New Contract
Von Miller, Broncos Agree to New Contract

It was reported earlier on Friday that the two sides were closing in on a lucrative six-year deal. Without a signed contract delivered to National Football League headquarters by the deadline, they would only be allowed to play the 2016 season for their tender - which is $14,129,000 in Miller's case.

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  • Washington picks up top-5 2017 recruit Michael Porter Jr
Washington picks up top-5 2017 recruit Michael Porter Jr

Before leaving for Chile to represent USA Basketball in the 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championship , the 6-foot-9 wing whom 247 Sports ranks third in the Class of 2017 made it official. It's the second straight year Washington has landed a five-star recruit. Fultz, the No. 7 prospect on ESPN's list, is considered a top-three pick in next summer's Nat...

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  • Wimbledon 2016: Serena Williams storms into final
Wimbledon 2016: Serena Williams storms into final

The stakes have rarely been higher for Williams, who, at nearly 35, will unlikely get many more chances to equal Steffi Graf's open-era benchmark tally of major titles. Kerber , though, remains none too concerned. USA player Serena Williams wins a point against Russia's Elena Vesnina during their women's semi-final match on the eleventh day...

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  • Bryant connects for early homer at All-Star Game
Bryant connects for early homer at All-Star Game

Ortiz took first, and left the game without a hit (Anthony Rizzo had snared a rocket towards first), but to a standing ovation all the same as Ned Yost chose to spare his feet the pain of running the bases. So Harris, claimed off waivers less than two years ago, was facing Diaz, who was removed from the Cardinals' 40-man roster last summer (meani...

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  • Blue Jays snap Cleveland's streak
Blue Jays snap Cleveland's streak

The Indians , having used Saturday's scheduled starter Trevor Bauer for five innings in relief used five pitchers. RHP Corey Kluber will make his 17th start of the season Sunday in the finale of a four-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre.

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  • Milos Raonic seeks first major title vs. Andy Murray
Milos Raonic seeks first major title vs. Andy Murray

I feel more content this time . "I'm going to make sure as the grass on these courts is green that I do everything that I can to be back here for another chance". "It's an impossible job". "Last time , I was so relieved". It was relief, and for all the years from him being a very promising junior to getting to where he'd got to and the constant...

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  • Mets: Noah Syndergaard leaves game early with arm fatigue
Mets: Noah Syndergaard leaves game early with arm fatigue

Noah Syndergaard left the game with "arm fatigue - not elbow related", the Mets say. Following a visit to the mound by Collins and trainer Brian Chicklo, Syndergaard was replaced by Seth Lugo with two down in the fifth. The Washington Nationals look to continue their road success as they took down the New York Mets by a 3-1 final last night and...

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  • Ronaldo's 'unbelievable' half-time speech inspired Portugal - Soares
Ronaldo's 'unbelievable' half-time speech inspired Portugal - Soares

Ronaldo went down under Dimitri Payet's ninth-minute challenge and was twice forced off to receive treatment on the touchline. France , who were favourites to clinch the title, failed to capitalise on Ronaldo's absence and eventually saw end of their 18-match home winning streak.

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  • ATLANTA BRAVES: Foltynewicz fans 10 in win
ATLANTA BRAVES: Foltynewicz fans 10 in win

Sale, a candidate to start the All-Star game for the American League, wants to block out his worst performance of the season against the league-worst Braves as soon as possible. Sale, a candidate to be the AL's starter in next week's All-Star Game, admitted he wasn't himself. Anderson tagged d'Arnaud as he tried to retreat to second for the first...

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  • RNC boss: Tebow won't speak at GOP convention
RNC boss: Tebow won't speak at GOP convention

In the end, she encountered overwhelming opposition from delegates arguing that it would be unthinkable for the party to abandon Trump after he overwhelmingly won GOP primaries and caucuses and garnered more than 13 million votes. Mike Lee (R-UT) gave a speech in support of unbinding the delegates, accusing the real estate tycoon of silencing their...

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