• In defence of Cristiano Ronaldo
In defence of Cristiano Ronaldo

Hugo Lloris, the France captain, was critical of the negative football Portugal had played during the finals but he added: "Credit to Portugal ". "Cristiano is fundamental to us", said Santos. Former France global Frank Leboeuf believes Antoine Griezmann should not have been named as Player of the Tournament at Euro 2016 .

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  • Ko back in contention
Ko back in contention

Henderson, 18, was grouped with Ko in a battle of teen titans in the first two rounds. "I left a couple of shots out there, made a couple of mistakes on the back nine, club-wise and aiming-wise". Cappelen shot a 6-under 66 for the second day. Lee is defending champion at the Greenbrier and is donating money for every birdie ($500) and eagle ($1,0...

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  • Red Sox vs Yankees Sunday in NY
Red Sox vs Yankees Sunday in NY

Otherwise, they might end up rare sellers at the August 1 trade deadline. It's becoming more hard to cling to silver linings with this team. The Yankees are 1-7 in their last 8 vs. Sabathia gave up nine hits Saturday, including two slow rollers beyond the range of charging third baseman Chase Headley and a soft RBI single by Leon in the fourth.

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  • Stenson wins classic duel with Mickelson
Stenson wins classic duel with Mickelson

Stenson and Mickelson were never separated by more than two shots over 40 straight holes until the Swede's final birdie. Day set a major championship record at 264 and tied major records at 20 under and with a 63. "I am disappointed that it was at my expense". Mickelson, at age 46, was thisclose to matching Old Tom Morris (in 1867) as the oldes...

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  • The UFC Now Has Its First-Ever Openly Gay Champion
The UFC Now Has Its First-Ever Openly Gay Champion

UFC president Dana White said afterwards on SportsCenter that Saturday's fight was a one-time deal because of Lesnar's contract with WWE but added, "That doesn't mean we couldn't do something again in the future". "She caught me fair and square". Former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez returned to the cage and absolutely destroyed Travis Bro...

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  • Barkley: 'Overrated' Warriors, Durant trying to 'cheat' their way to National Basketball Association title
Barkley: 'Overrated' Warriors, Durant trying to 'cheat' their way to National Basketball Association title

I was disappointed like I was disappointed when LeBron went to Miami", said Barkley, who twice demanded trades during his career in order to play for contending teams. Durant has faced heavy scrutiny for his decision to join forces with Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson in San Francisco and will continue to face the heat as long as he and his t...

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  • Philadelphia Eagles Carson Wentz not ready for week one
Philadelphia Eagles Carson Wentz not ready for week one

It's certainly not common for said team to also re-sign their previous season's starting quarterback, plus add a third QB, in that same offseason. He'd be deactivated. The 23-year-old shot up draft boards after strong performances on the pre-draft circuit, but played at the FCS level with North Dakota State. In that scenario, Wentz's only hope to b...

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  • Gomes injured in Cleveland's 6-1 win over Minnesota
Gomes injured in Cleveland's 6-1 win over Minnesota

Santana's error at first base in the seventh inning allowed one run to score, and Minnesota tied it on a single up the middle by Dozier. Gibson's inconsistent approach at attacking the strike zone, however, has led to too many deep counts and early exits.

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  • Stenson Outduels Mickelson For British Open Title
Stenson Outduels Mickelson For British Open Title

Mickelson shot 17-under and lost to Henrik Stenson by three strokes - the lowest ever major total for a runner-up. Stenson's final score broke Greg Norman's record for the lowest four-day total in an Open and tied Jason Day's mark for the lowest score in relation to par in a major championship.

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  • Sagan takes stage 11, Froome gains time
Sagan takes stage 11, Froome gains time

That Van Avermaet went on to win stage 5, and the yellow jersey, and Richie Porte was raging on the queen stage to Arcalis only amplifies the gravity of the error on stage 3. Losing Contador from the race is a game changer, but it was even more critical because of a tactical error by BMC Racing Team. The bigger gaps also made Froome more comf...

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  • First travel confirmed case of Zika in Fresno
First travel confirmed case of Zika in Fresno

The resident "had traveled this year to an area of the world where mosquitoes are known to spread Zika virus", the health department said. Due to health privacy concerns, the officials could not provide further details on the case. The testing comes just a few weeks after the first local case of Zika virus was confirmed in Boone County . U.S. ...

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  • NBA Summer League 2016 MVP: Tyus Jones Wins Coveted Award
NBA Summer League 2016 MVP: Tyus Jones Wins Coveted Award

Booker has averaged 26 points per game this summer, but did not play on Saturday. Ulis, the 34th overall pick in the draft, is fighting for his place in the league without the guarantee of a contract that comes from being a first-round pick.

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  • Alabama starting OL Alphonse Taylor arrested, charged with DUI
Alabama starting OL Alphonse Taylor arrested, charged with DUI

The SEC was front and center last week, with their Media Days taking place in Hoover, AL. Offensive tackle Cam Robinson and safety Hootie Jones were arrested on drug and weapon charges in May, but the prosecution opted not to pursue the charges.

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  • Ronaldo, Messi on UEFA award shortlist, edging Will Grigg
Ronaldo, Messi on UEFA award shortlist, edging Will Grigg

Wales' Gareth Bale is one of four Real Madrid players in contention to scoop the award along with Cristiano Ronaldo, Pepe and Toni Kroos. Best Player in Europe Candidates: Gareth Bale (Wales, Real Madrid ), Gianluigi Buffon ( Italy , Juventus), Antoine Griezmann (France, Atletico Madrid ), Toni Kroos (Germany, Real Madrid ), Lionel Messi...

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  • LEADING OFF: Trade deadline nears, Cubs to get tougher tests
LEADING OFF: Trade deadline nears, Cubs to get tougher tests

But if All-Star games determine the home field advantage for the World Series three months from now, they give struggling teams a moral boost. The ridiculous "55-foot timeout" in the National Basketball Association and the even more ridiculous "live-ball timeout" are two of them.

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  • Nicklaus hails the battle of Stenson and Mickelson
Nicklaus hails the battle of Stenson and Mickelson

The 40-year-old Stenson's round equaled the lowest in any major championship and his winning total also was a record for any of the Grand Slam tournaments. "I had news on Tuesday that the end was near, and unfortunately he passed away on Wednesday morning", Stenson added while giving his victory speech. Mickelson, who has finished in second place i...

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  • Henrik Stenson Wins British Open Golf in Record Fashion
Henrik Stenson Wins British Open Golf in Record Fashion

The win in Germany at the BMW International Open a couple weeks ago was huge to get one over the finish line. · At the second, Stenson birdied to tie it again, although Mickelson lipped out with a chip. And his final score of 264 broke the record for overall low score in any major championship. "I've always been of the thought that it's better to...

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  • Yasir leads Pakistan to victory over England at Lord's
Yasir leads Pakistan to victory over England at Lord's

His return, which surpassed Waqar Younis's previous Test-match best for Pakistan at Lord's of 8 for 154, was central to the tourists going 1-0 up in this four-match series. A back of a length delivery gathered a feather edge off Alastair Cook's bat on the way to the keeper and Alex Hales flirted with a delivery outside off, slashing it straight...

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  • Tom Brady announces he will not continue 'Deflategate' legal battle
Tom Brady announces he will not continue 'Deflategate' legal battle

Should the NFLPA petition the Supreme Court to hear the case, it would do so with the intention of taking a step toward fixing what it called a "broken system" on Wednesday after the Second Circuit denied Brady's petition for a rehearing.

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  • Lucas Pouille downs Bernard Tomic for Wimbledon last-eight spot
Lucas Pouille downs Bernard Tomic for Wimbledon last-eight spot

There was also controversy when Pablo Cuevas asked to go off court for a toilet break at 8-9 in the final set of the Uruguayan's third-round doubles match with Marcel Granollers, of Spain, against Britain's Jonny Marray and Adil Shamasdin, of Canada, on Monday, only to be refused by the French umpire, Aurélie Tourte.

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