• Gregg Popovich got emotional when talking about Tim Duncan
Gregg Popovich got emotional when talking about Tim Duncan

The No. 1 overall pick in the 1997 NBA Draft, Duncan would collect 15 All-Star nods, two league MVPs, three finals MVPs, and was named to the All-NBA first team nine times in his career. At the end of June, Duncan had exercised a $6.4 million player option for next season, but talk of retirement loomed large. Bryant scored far more but also l...

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  • Twins host Cleveland, tonight, 7:10 PM on 610 KDAL
Twins host Cleveland, tonight, 7:10 PM on 610 KDAL

Cleveland Indians' Carlos Santana, left, beats the tag by Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier on a pickoff attempt during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 16, 2016, in Minneapolis. Ramirez's RBI single to left field got the Indians on the board in the fourth inning and his run-scoring single in the sixth gave Cleveland t...

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  • The Open 2016: McIlroy frustrated by putting woes at Royal Troon
The Open 2016: McIlroy frustrated by putting woes at Royal Troon

But either way, I shot three rounds under par". The 11th ranks as the hardest hole so far on Saturday. Mickelson had his chances on the final few holes of the tournament. Stenson had a pair of two-shot swings on the inward par 3s and got up-and-down on the 18th for a 3-under 68, the second straight day that no one had a better score.

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  • Henrik Stenson takes control of The Open with incredible putt
Henrik Stenson takes control of The Open with incredible putt

That leaves Stenson leading a major all by himself for the first time. "It's going to take some good golfing to do it but I'm certainly willing to give it a try". It looks like there could be some low scores before the day is done. It looks to be a two-man competition. It's his highest position ever in a major, yet he was six shots out of the lea...

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  • France determined to bring joy to nation with Euro win
France determined to bring joy to nation with Euro win

France have all the pressure of the world on them and given the way they're set up, they can afford to wait for a set piece or a Antoine Griezmann run on the break. "That's what I would like them to say - that we won and we didn't deserve it. That would be incredible". When the World Cup rolled into town in 1998, France again made the most of h...

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  • Froome finally endears himself to fans at Tour de France
Froome finally endears himself to fans at Tour de France

The Team Sky rider led at this point in 2013 and 2015 on his way to glory in Paris, and is there again as he leads by 16 seconds from fellow Brit Adam Yates of Orica-BikeExchange. So I think it can only get better from here. 'If I have a bad day, no stress. And it's notable that the lead he does have is the result of a daring descent on stage 8, ...

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  • Monty says he might try for another British Open
Monty says he might try for another British Open

Playing with Troon club pro Kieron Stevenson as a marker, he shot 76 to finish 18 over par. "I'd love to think it won't be, but it might well be". My Open record isn't that great, really. They say it's not finished until the last putt is holed! "I'd love to play in the middle of the pack where the stands are beginning to become full, and that w...

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  • Errors, missed opportunities cost Indians in loss to Twins
Errors, missed opportunities cost Indians in loss to Twins

The game stopped for several minutes in the seventh when a young boy sitting just to the right of the Indians dugout was hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of Mike Napoli . He had not played since slamming his leg into the center field fence trying to make a catch in the first inning of the Twins' July 8 game against the Rangers.

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  • Lewis Hamilton wins British Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton wins British Grand Prix

Kimi Raikkonen finished fifth for Ferrari ahead of Sergio Perez and his Force India teammate Nico Hulkenberg. Rosberg was passed by Verstappen around the outside in the final part of Becketts earlier in the race, but the advantage swung back to the Mercedes driver when everybody switched to slicks as the track dried out.

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  • Cole roughed up in return, Pirates lose 6-0 to Nationals
Cole roughed up in return, Pirates lose 6-0 to Nationals

Colon worked 5-2/3 innings and allowed three unearned runs and four hits while striking out four and walking two. A consistent regular-season performer throughout his career, Murphy briefly became a legend for the New York Mets last October with seven home runs across the National League Division Series and Championship Series, including an ML...

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  • Chelsea vs Rapid Vienna Preview: The Conte Era begins in Austria
Chelsea vs Rapid Vienna Preview: The Conte Era begins in Austria

The former Juventus boss insists he's not feeling the pressure and he's adamant six or seven teams can challenge for the Premier League title this season. "They have good quality players, can invest if they want to and have good, young players coming through". "We are under-rated a bit, and might slip under the radar, but I hope there's a small f...

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  • Jordan Spieth Skipping Rio Olympics Joins List Of Top Golfers
Jordan Spieth Skipping Rio Olympics Joins List Of Top Golfers

Rory McIlroy caused a further stir yesterday when he suggested that he wouldn't even watch the golf as it is not an important sport at the Games, but Fowler is hoping that his performances can entice viewers to tune in. His comments came after Jordan Spieth announced his decision Monday not to play at Rio - a decision meaning none of the world's to...

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  • Rosberg penalised for last lap Hamilton crash
Rosberg penalised for last lap Hamilton crash

Hamilton and Rosberg have been allowed to go toe-to-toe by their Mercedes team since 2014. The pair were close mates in their karting days and even shared a flat in Monaco at one time but since they teamed up at Mercedes they have become bitter enemies and have now collided FOUR times.

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  • Thousands detained in Turkey over attempted coup
Thousands detained in Turkey over attempted coup

In his speech, Erdogan said Turkey had been preparing an application seeking extradition with details about Gulen's involvement in illegal activities. The coup attempt has added to uncertainties in U.S.-Turkish relations. But Gulen has categorically denied any involvement in the plot. Eight Turkish military officers charged in Greece with ill...

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  • Best XI of EURO 2016
Best XI of EURO 2016

Quaresma replaced Ronaldo in the first half of the final on Sunday against France after the captain had to be stretchered off with a knee injury following a tackle from France's Dmitri Payet. "Clearly we went through a crisis in French football, but we've been able to really pick ourselves up from that crisis", Lloris, part of the squad in South ...

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  • Brazil bolsters Olympic security in wake of Nice attack
Brazil bolsters Olympic security in wake of Nice attack

The torch was passed to the next runner a few feet down the road. Luckily, a security guard tackled the man before the damage was done. The Brazilian intelligence agency ABIN last month picked up messages in Portuguese that it said were linked to the Islamic State group.

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  • Stenson takes 1-stroke lead into final round of British Open
Stenson takes 1-stroke lead into final round of British Open

Phil Mickelson and Henrik Stenson are turning the 145th Open Championship into a two-man slugfest, setting up a Sunday showdown. Mickelson, who had beaten Stenson into second place to lift the Claret Jug at Muirfield in 2013, had to settle for second place on 17 under despite a flawless final round of 65, with American JB Holmes an unbelievable 1...

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  • Roma working on new deal for Manolas
Roma working on new deal for Manolas

Both sides are in the market for new central defenders this summer, with the Blues also in the hunt for Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly. Reports in the United Kingdom media today claim Manolas will only leave for a fee of £38million. All three clubs displayed defensive struggles in big games a year ago, and would likely appreciate bringing an experien...

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  • Lewis Hamilton Wins Fourth British Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton Wins Fourth British Grand Prix

Hamilton led the race throughout, while Rosberg and Verstappen fought for the second spot. "I really feel that since that low, after Barcelona (where Hamilton and Rosberg crashed and retired on the opening lap), I was able to cultivate a very positive and strong mental attitude and that's what I have today", said Hamilton .

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  • Manchester United start pre-season with a comfortable win
Manchester United start pre-season with a comfortable win

Saturday marked the first match Mourinho managed for Manchester United - a 2-0 victory in a friendly game against Wigan - and the thing Mourinho talked about the most wasn't his team's performance. "I could see the players trying to go in the direction I want them to go, and do things I want them to do". Minutes later fellow sub Andreas Pereir...

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