• Jeff Gordon may come out of retirement at Indy event
Jeff Gordon may come out of retirement at Indy event

Hendrick Motorsports general manager Doug Duchardt said a decision likely would be made by Wednesday to determine whether Gordon , a four-time Sprint Cup champion, replaces Earnhardt. After further evaluation, it was decided Earnhardt had to sit. "(Thursday) around noon is when I found out that Dale could not be in the auto for this weekend, based...

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  • Did the Mets underperform or overperform in the 1st half?
Did the Mets underperform or overperform in the 1st half?

Starting pitcher Matt Harvey (thoracic outlet syndrome) and third baseman David Wright (neck surgery) are out for the year while first baseman Lucas Duda (stress fracture in his lower back) hasn't played since May 20 and has yet to resume baseball activities.

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  • Paul Pogba: Marotta says United has not contacted player yet
Paul Pogba: Marotta says United has not contacted player yet

The current Juventus star has been on duty with France this summer at the Euros, where his side lost in the finals to Portugal. The France worldwide described Juve as "my team, my family, where I am playing, I am very comfortable" and added Real were a "great club" before he was asked which of the three replicas he would prefer to wear.

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  • Leader Froome waiting for Quintana to attack
Leader Froome waiting for Quintana to attack

Questions were originally asked as to whether the 37.5km individual time trial from Bourg-Saint-Andeol to La Caverne du Pont-d'Arc should be cancelled following the harrowing atrocity 300km south in Nice last night that left 84 people dead when a lorry struck a crowd following Bastille Day firework celebrations on the Promenade des Anglais.

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  • Monty set for lonely last round at British Open
Monty set for lonely last round at British Open

Spieth had the opposite problem of touching the ball too often with his putter at Troon , adding: "I'm hitting the ball great, I'm just really struggling on the greens this week". I think we will move the 11th tee up for sure. Henrik Stenson stole the lead from Phil Mickelson in the third round of the British Open, shooting a three-under 68 at R...

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  • Stenson edges ahead of Mickelson at Troon
Stenson edges ahead of Mickelson at Troon

Stenson, 40, began the day one behind his playing partner but ended it one in front after a 68, the joint lowest round of the day, left him on 12-under-par 201. He will attempt to win his first major sleeping on the lead at Troon. But he admitted to pressing early on the front nine Saturday, and he got quick with his swing.

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  • Jon Lester recalls favorite David Ortiz memory as Papi nears retirement
Jon Lester recalls favorite David Ortiz memory as Papi nears retirement

The All-Star Game is over, and the Red Sox showed they deserved their heavy representation. The popular Big Papi was embraced by almost every member of the A.L. But instead of Ortiz cranking a bomb to the outfield, Fernandez threw a collection of pitches that were too fast (95 mph) or too slow (80 mph) and he ended up walking Ortiz.

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  • David Ortiz wants Miami's Jose Fernandez in Red Sox starting rotation
David Ortiz wants Miami's Jose Fernandez in Red Sox starting rotation

Last November, Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz celebrated his 40th birthday by announcing that he would retire at the end of the 2016 Major League Baseball season. A top-notch teammate. David Ortiz would seem to be a prime candidate for a managerial position, should his retirement get boring - as he fears. Boston closed out the first half w...

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  • Two Americans killed in deadly France attack
Two Americans killed in deadly France attack

Authorities said 10 children were among the dead and that 202 people were injured, more than 50 of them critically. Twenty-five remained comatose. Sean Copeland, 51, and his 11-year-old son, Brodie , were on a European vacation with their family.

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  • Hanigan, Shaw, Bogaerts power Red Sox over Yankees 5-3
Hanigan, Shaw, Bogaerts power Red Sox over Yankees 5-3

The Yankees (44-46) are under. Despite those unexpected developments, the Boston Red Sox went into the All-Star break tied for second in the American League East and neck-and-neck for the AL's wild-card berth. Shaw hit a two-run homer in the fifth, and Bogaerts made it 5-0 with a two-run drive in the sixth. 458 (27-for-59), and his four RBIs were...

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  • Tomas Berdych withdraws from Rio over Zika concerns
Tomas Berdych withdraws from Rio over Zika concerns

Berdych, the Wimbledon semifinalist, said "it was a hard decision for me to take after a long and painstaking discussion" with family. However, the 30-year-old revealed on Saturday that he will not feature in the Games due to uncertainty over the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which has been linked to severe defects in newborn babies.

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  • Wade in Chicago: What happens next season?
Wade in Chicago: What happens next season?

This decision I had to make last night. "I was so exited to get here", he said of the show's taping. But as Wade recounted Thursday morning, there were other more nerve-racking things on his mind. Choosing to leave the Heat for the Chicago Bulls was not an easy move for Dwyane Wade . In a note to the Associated Press , Wade wrote, "I look b...

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  • UCLA DC Tom Bradley denies seeing, knowing of Jerry Sandusky abuse
UCLA DC Tom Bradley denies seeing, knowing of Jerry Sandusky abuse

The once-beloved coach's downfall was precipitated by a grand jury finding that Paterno was told in 2002 by a graduate coaching assistant that he saw Sandusky raping a boy in a Penn State shower and that Paterno more or less shrugged. The deposition also revealed that former Penn State assistant Fran Ganter testified that Bradley had verbally compl...

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  • Manchester City 'step up interest in John Stones'
Manchester City 'step up interest in John Stones'

The 21-year-old could be seen as a natural heir to 31-year-old Pablo Zabaleta in the right-back position and Guardiola is keen to make a move for the star before his stock rises even further. He did not feature in a single game for England at Euro 2016 and was heavily criticised for his erratic defending for Everton last season. The Toffees...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo Buys Bugatti Veyron to Celebrate Euro Win
Cristiano Ronaldo Buys Bugatti Veyron to Celebrate Euro Win

He captioned the pictures: " The animal arrive " and " Soon your honor arrive ". "During my time at Manchester United, Ronaldo was the player who developed the most. It's been less than a week since the Portuguese national soccer team won Euro 2016 in France , and its main star, Cristiano Ronaldo , is celebrating behind the steering wheel of ...

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  • A's beat Blue Jays 8-7 with help of instant replay
A's beat Blue Jays 8-7 with help of instant replay

They're 1-4 in his last five home starts, 1-7 in his last eight starts overall, and 0-4 in his last four starts after allowing five runs or more in their previous game. Melvin said that Healy was his third baseman, meaning Danny Valencia is being moved to a part-time role. Sources say the Indians , Royals and Mets have all shown interest in Valenc...

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  • Giancarlo Stanton dominates HR Derby in every possible way
Giancarlo Stanton dominates HR Derby in every possible way

In the semifinals, Stanton hit his second 497-foot home run, tied for the longest bomb of the night. Frazier, like Stanton, has struggled to hit for his new team - the Chicago White Sox - this season, but he has now finished first and second in the last two editions.

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  • David Ortiz the center of attention in his final All-Star Game
David Ortiz the center of attention in his final All-Star Game

He's the second-oldest player to hit 20 homers before the break. The 87th MLB All-Star Game took place Tuesday night in San Diego , CA at Petco Park and the Boston Red Sox placed proper representation into the American League starting Lineup.

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  • Kante leaves English champion Leicester to join Chelsea
Kante leaves English champion Leicester to join Chelsea

The defensive midfielder joined from Caen last summer for £6m and went on to make 40 appearances in Leicester's Premier League-winning campaign. It's safe to say that N'Golo Kante's style of play will fit in with the high-energy and pressing tactics that Antonio Conte employs.

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  • WWE Statement On Brock Lesnar's UFC Drug Test Issues, SummerSlam Status
WWE Statement On Brock Lesnar's UFC Drug Test Issues, SummerSlam Status

Anti-Doping Agency informed Brock Lesnar of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation from an out-of-competition sample collection taken on June 28, 2016. He had been scheduled to perform again for the WWE at SummerSlam on August 21, wrestling Randy Orton. Lesnar was given permission by WWE to return to UFC for one fight and he had no other futu...

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