• Jeff Gordon could replace Dale Earnhardt Jr. at Indianapolis
Jeff Gordon could replace Dale Earnhardt Jr. at Indianapolis

Gordon , a four-time NASCAR Premier Series champion, retired at the end of a year ago and is a FOX Sports analyst on NASCAR television broadcasts. Earnhardt experienced concussion-like symptoms following crashes at MI and Daytona. Alex Bowman will drive in his place in New Hampshire. “I appreciate everyones support and prayers and will miss my ...

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  • Stenson up 1 on Mickelson after 3 rounds
Stenson up 1 on Mickelson after 3 rounds

Mickelson, amazingly, has not won anything at all since lifting the Claret Jug at Muirfield in 2013. "That's where it really kind of turned for me". The American and Stenson spent Saturday slugging away at each other. Stenson finished three shots back - having been tied fifth on Sunday morning - and it was perennial almost man Lee Westwood who ...

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  • Andy Murray set to play key role from Davis Cup sidelines
Andy Murray set to play key role from Davis Cup sidelines

In Saturday's doubles , Dom Inglot and Jamie Murray are scheduled to play Tipsarevic and Nenad Zimonjic . World No. 2 Murray is still officially listed in the British team for the tie on outdoor clay in Belgrade . Lajovic broke serve in the opening game and that set the tone for the match. Serbia were already depleted after Novak Djokovic an...

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  • Latest poll suggests that neither Labour leader candidate has caught public's attention
Latest poll suggests that neither Labour leader candidate has caught public's attention

But the problem with the Labour Party and why so many people who usually vote Labour voted to leave the European Union is not JC. Labour MP and leadership hopeful Owen Smith was caught on camera telling the female leader of the Welsh nationalists that she was only invited on TV because of her gender.

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  • Sami Khedira injury blow to Germany reported
Sami Khedira injury blow to Germany reported

Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger kicks the ball past Italy's Mattia De Sciglio during the Euro 2016 quarterfinal soccer match between Germany and Italy, at the Nouveau Stade in Bordeaux, France, Saturday, July 2, 2016. "The quality of the squad is high and I have full confidence in my players". "It will be a great match, we have a lot of desire ...

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  • Murray survives, Raonic into semis
Murray survives, Raonic into semis

Andy Murray is playing the best tennis of his career, according to Great Britain Davis Cup captain Leon Smith. Both players had 3 aces apiece during the opener, as well as owning one break point each. Milos Raonic in his match went a couple of sets down. He will next face Tomas Berdych in the semi-finals. The British No 1, who has won nine o...

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  • Rio 2016: Rory McIlroy defends comments on Olympic Games withdrawal
Rio 2016: Rory McIlroy defends comments on Olympic Games withdrawal

Spieth doesn't regret his decision to stay home, McIlroy said and while he understands that priorities might be different for his peers, he doesn't feel a responsibility to grow the game by playing golf in the Olympics. "But I don't think it takes away from the event because one or two guys pull out". "But, yeah, I think if golf is in the Olympic...

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  • Wade leaving Miami Heat for Chicago Bulls
Wade leaving Miami Heat for Chicago Bulls

Wade says he would consider doing some on-screen work after his playing career ends, telling The Associated Press that was one of the reasons he accepted the hosting chance. "Jimmy's the youngest, he's the engine here", said Rondo, who joins Butler after signing a two-year, $28 million deal with the team. But that never materialized, and he began...

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  • Henrik Stenson leads British Open, Phil Mickelson a shot back
Henrik Stenson leads British Open, Phil Mickelson a shot back

Jessica Marksbury, digital editor, GOLF.com: It's gotta be Stenson on Sunday. But for shot quality and lead changes and two stars of the game taking the other's best shots and not flinching, this was about as good as the modern game has produced in quite a while.

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  • Stenson wants to turn tables on Mickelson
Stenson wants to turn tables on Mickelson

Mickelson said hew was in between clubs at 17 and that's why he missed the green. Mickelson was nowhere near as sharp as his opening and second round play, but his pluck at being able to get the ball into the hole whenever critical moments arose was nothing short of brilliant.

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  • Injured Ballance may miss first Test
Injured Ballance may miss first Test

There were Pakistan players who were hesitant about accepting Amir with open arms when he returned to worldwide cricket for a T20 match in January against New Zealand. He can swing the new ball late and has a very good bouncer. In Dubai, he was giving me plenty. Swann, who claimed 255 Test wickets for his country before retiring in 2013, feels "p...

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  • Giancarlo Stanton wins All-Star Home Run Derby
Giancarlo Stanton wins All-Star Home Run Derby

And quite properly the victor also had the longest homer of the night measuring 497 feet. The three-time All-Star is not on the NL roster for Tuesday night's game after batting.233 with 20 homers and 50 RBIs before the break. "That is where I got my childhood memories, watching the Home Run Derby as a kid", said Stanton, who grew up in California...

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  • Shaw sacrificed holiday for United - Mourinho
Shaw sacrificed holiday for United - Mourinho

Mourinho gave debuts to summer signings Eric Bailly and Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who arrived at a cost of over £55 million, and saw plenty to please him. Otherwise, the game was a typical pre-season affair, with Mourinho making seven half-time substitutions, and swapping all 11 players before the end of the 90 minutes.

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  • Chicago Bulls officially announced Dwyane Wade signing
Chicago Bulls officially announced Dwyane Wade signing

The Heat were victims of perhaps the most shocking moment of the offseason when Dwyane Wade left Miami to sign with the Chicago Bulls. "There was a lot of uncertainty there for a while, but when I got the news, I was excited that we were all coming back together", he said.

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  • Darvish returns with 9 Ks, but Hammel, Cubs down Rangers 3-1
Darvish returns with 9 Ks, but Hammel, Cubs down Rangers 3-1

But Ben Zobrist lined to second baseman Rougned Odor to end the threat.Darvish allowed two earned runs on two hits , walked four and struck out nine.The Cubs added on in the sixth as Matt Szczur , who was pinch hitting for Hammel, singled home Jason Heyward with two outs for a 3-1 lead.

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  • Mickelson fights to stay in contention at Royal Troon
Mickelson fights to stay in contention at Royal Troon

Mickelson is winless in 62 starts since hoisting the British Open trophy in 2013. It was less a conclusion of their head-to-head pairing than an adjournment. Like that, Stenson went from a cumulative 12-under par to 12, while Mickelson went from 12 to 11. "I found a way to kind of settle in and hit some shots, and then find ways to make pars on the...

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  • Terry will remain Chelsea's captain: Conte
Terry will remain Chelsea's captain: Conte

Rapid midfielder Srdjan Grahovac nearly deflected one unsafe low cross from Willian into his own net and Costa fired just wide after racing onto the Brazilian's incisive pass, but Chelsea's first-half chances were few and far between as Rapid attacked and defended in numbers.

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  • Denver Broncos sign Von Miller to six-year, $114.5m deal
Denver Broncos sign Von Miller to six-year, $114.5m deal

Thomas was the team's franchise player last season before agreeing to a five-year contract right before the deadline. Unlike Kansas City, Denver was able to get the job done. I'm also thankful for the way my teammates and our fans have supported me. "I'm excited for the future and ready to get back to work" (see full story).

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  • Kante signs on at Chelsea in pounds 30 million deal
Kante signs on at Chelsea in pounds 30 million deal

Throughout that the 25-year-old consistently proved himself to be one of the best combative holding midfielder's in the Premier League by producing a series of assured, all action displays. "He is a flawless fit in terms of Antonio Conte's philosophies and the style of football he wants to play", he said. Deployed most effectively in the holding ...

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  • Lamb hit hard, Price ejected as Reds lose to Brewers 9-1
Lamb hit hard, Price ejected as Reds lose to Brewers 9-1

The Brewers only needed two innings to score when they scored 4 runs in the 1st inning and 5 runs in the 3rd inning. He's 0-2 in four career starts against Milwaukee with a 6.98 ERA. Yeah, he struck out with the bases loaded to end the game, but the game had been completely out of hand for hours at that point, and I'm sure he wanted a beer then a...

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