• Gregg Popovich's Emotional Tim Duncan Tribute Was Perfect Send-Off For Spurs Star
Gregg Popovich's Emotional Tim Duncan Tribute Was Perfect Send-Off For Spurs Star

The deterioration of his stronger right knee finally brought down his effectiveness and forced him to call it a day at the ripe old age of 40. Sounding as if he were choking up at times and wearing a T-shirt with Duncan's face printed on the front, Popovich spoke at the Spurs' practice facility in San Antonio .

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  • Kevin Durant Leaving Oklahoma City Thunder; Heading to Golden State Warriors
Kevin Durant Leaving Oklahoma City Thunder; Heading to Golden State Warriors

Durant has averaged more than 27 points a game in his nine National Basketball Association seasons. For all the billions spent elsewhere, the $26 million or so that Durant will make next year figures to make a Warriors team that won a record 73 games this past regular season even more daunting.

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  • Wimbledon: Andy Murray plays down pressure talk at Wimbledon
Wimbledon: Andy Murray plays down pressure talk at Wimbledon

A dozen years later and they meet again for the fifth time at Grand Slam level, with Murray having won the last three , and two of those were here at Wimbledon in 2010 and 2012. "There's not one thing that's more important than another". Physically, [if] you're strong, that helps... but mentally, today was a tough match. It would have been easy ...

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  • Five reasons why it's all going wrong for Conte's Chelsea already
Five reasons why it's all going wrong for Conte's Chelsea already

I'm sure about this. Italian Conte was chosen as the full-time successor to Jose Mourinho, who was sacked in December, with Guus Hiddink having led Chelsea to a 10th-place finish as interim boss during a disappointing Premier League title defence last season.

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  • UFC sold to WME-IMG for $4 billion
UFC sold to WME-IMG for $4 billion

Lorenzo Fertitta reported the company garnered almost $600 million in profits past year, meaning the sale price is close to seven times the business' gross annual revenue. Lorenzo Fertitta and Frank Fertitta will keep a "passive minority interest" with the UFC , according to the statement. "As far as the business goes, our goal was to always...

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  • Kevin Durant's dad weighs in on Warriors decision
Kevin Durant's dad weighs in on Warriors decision

The primary mandate I had for myself in making this decision was to have it based on the potential for my growth as a player - as that has always steered me in the right direction. Yet there will still be people who will criticize him for losing three times in the Finals because Michael Jordan went 6-0-even though the Chicago Bulls did lose pla...

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  • Chelsea Completes Deal for Leicester Midfielder N'Golo Kante
Chelsea Completes Deal for Leicester Midfielder N'Golo Kante

However, his brilliant performances and the subsequent Player of the Year award that he received last season have bumped his price up. Conte, who will welcome new arrival Michy Batshuayi into his first-team group on Monday, is pleased with Chelsea's recruitment efforts during the early days of his tenure.

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  • Chelsea sign France midfielder Kante from Leicester
Chelsea sign France midfielder Kante from Leicester

Kante, who was also part of the France squad which finished runners-up to Portugal at Euro 2016, becomes the Blues' second summer signing after Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi. Last season, Kante's work rate was second to none as he basically ran every blade of grass for Leicester City in a bid to support the team in all areas of the pitch.

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  • Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho sums up Zlatan in three words
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho sums up Zlatan in three words

The England worldwide expressed his delight at being kept on, and delivered a positive update on how pre-season training has gone under Mourinho so far. With Wayne Rooney's position in flux, a midfielder for England, a striker for United, it'll be intriguing to see how Mourinho plans to build his starting line-up in the coming weeks.

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  • ACLU sues Baton Rouge police over protests
ACLU sues Baton Rouge police over protests

The funeral for a 37-year-old black man who was killed by police has started in Baton Rouge. Police in Baton Rouge say they have arrested three people who stole guns with the goal of killing police officers. Speaking to reporters Wednesday in Baton Rouge, the teen said that people should protest, but that they should do so peacefully. The sus...

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  • Why Von Miller is underpaid despite his new record-setting deal
Why Von Miller is underpaid despite his new record-setting deal

Miller , the reigning Super Bowl MVP, tweeted a photo of himself in a Broncos jersey with the caption "FOR LIFE". The deal makes the 27-year-old Miller the highest-paid defensive player by average at just over $US19 million ($A25 million) per year.

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  • Tigers score 3 in 7th, rally to beat Royals
Tigers score 3 in 7th, rally to beat Royals

That moved the second-place Tigers 1 1/2 games ahead of Kansas City, but both teams will have to chase down division leader Cleveland or shoot for a wild card. Soria fell behind 3-0 before battling back and getting the strikeout, but that's when Martinez rolled a slow ground ball to second base. The most memorable thing Collins did with the Ti...

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  • Solicitor General in Philippines hails South China Sea ruling as 'crowning glory'
Solicitor General in Philippines hails South China Sea ruling as 'crowning glory'

The initial talks can also include agreements on marine environmental protection regarding the reefs and shoals in the South China Sea. The move, if undertaken, would strengthen the electricity and power system in the South China Sea , which expedite the commercial development in the area.

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  • N'Golo Kante to Chelsea: Blues complete £30m transfer
N'Golo Kante to Chelsea: Blues complete £30m transfer

Kante, who was also part of the France squad which finished runners-up to Portugal at Euro 2016, becomes the Blues' second summer signing after Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi. The tricky Algerian worldwide has also been at the centre of summer transfer speculation but Ranieri does not expect him to leave the King Power Stadium.

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  • Star Wars Rebels will feature Grand Admiral Thrawn in Season 3
Star Wars Rebels will feature Grand Admiral Thrawn in Season 3

Revealed during the panel and then shared on Twitter by Yahoo Movies , the piece of art - seen above - depicts the film's ragtag group of Rebel soldiers. Based on a screenplay written by Chris Weitz, the film will hit US theaters on December 16. He told the crowd yesterday that he went full Meg Ryan and had a "nerd-gasm" when filming with Dart...

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  • Erdogan: Coup crushed, plotters to pay a 'heavy price'
Erdogan: Coup crushed, plotters to pay a 'heavy price'

He said that it was a proof of the fact that the Turkish people deeply loved President Erdogan and were committed to democracy. Meanwhile, Turkey, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member and a key partner in US -led efforts to defeat the Islamic State group, has seen a wave of terrorist attacks that have crippled one if its biggest indust...

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  • ACLU: BRPD tactics have turned Alton Sterling protests into 'circuses of violence'
ACLU: BRPD tactics have turned Alton Sterling protests into 'circuses of violence'

The photograph of one Baton Rouge protestor's calm poise as heavily-armed officers approach to arrest her has now gone viral, symbolizing, for many, the peaceful resistance they associate with Black Lives Matters, even as others criticize the loosely-organized movement's tactics.

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  • Miller, Broncos agree biggest deal for defensive player
Miller, Broncos agree biggest deal for defensive player

After the second year he will get $61 million guaranteed and he will get $ 70 million guaranteed after the third year. The sides came to the final numbers of the pact last month with only the guaranteed money serving as the sticking point.

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  • Chaos in Labour Party continues over leadership
Chaos in Labour Party continues over leadership

Smith, a former BBC radio producer seen as more centrist than Corbyn , has only been a member of parliament since 2010, representing the Welsh constituency of Pontypridd. Owen Smith has announced his bid to take over from Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader. Owen Smith and Angela Eagle, the two candidates challenging Mr Corbyn for the leade...

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  • Durant makes Warriors better, but not a lot better
Durant makes Warriors better, but not a lot better

Over eight seasons with the Thunder, Durant won four scoring titles, earned All-NBA honors six times, and captured the 2014 MVP award. He joins the National Basketball Association runner-up Warriors - who rallied from a 3-1 deficit to beatDurant's former Oklahoma City Thunder in a thrilling seven-game Western Conference Finals before losing the fin...

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