• Golden State Warriors president didn't expect to sign Kevin Durant
Golden State Warriors president didn't expect to sign Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant's decision said a lot of things. He added, "We've got to be a place that is as good as he thought it was when he selected the Warriors over the other options that he had". After trading Derrick Rose to the New York Knicks, the Bulls signed Rajon Rondo for two years and $28 million. The Bay Area rapper has held a grudge against KD fo...

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  • Tyus Jones Wins Summer League MVP
Tyus Jones Wins Summer League MVP

Former Kentucky Wildcats Tyler Ulis and Jamal Murray just put on a show, but it was Ulis and the Suns who had the last laugh. Lyles has an MVP-like run in this year's summer league, averaging 23.8 points and about 9 rebounds per game.

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  • Wimbledon wrap: Serena does the double for an eighth time
Wimbledon wrap: Serena does the double for an eighth time

The same can be said of the doubles final, in which Serena and Venus Williams completely took the rackets out of the hands of yet another opposing team. "Of course, Wimbledon is a really special tournament". I had to start looking at positives, not focusing on that one loss per tournament, which really isn't bad.

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  • Lydia Ko outlasts Jutanugarn, Lee in Marathon playoff
Lydia Ko outlasts Jutanugarn, Lee in Marathon playoff

She had a brilliant opening nine that featured four birdies, seeing her quickly overhaul overnight leader Hyo Joo Kim and take a four-shot lead. The world number one is set to make up for her US Open disappointment with another title. “I get more comfortable with my putting, so my putting is getting better.”. Nordqvist was 2 under after a 69. ...

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  • Independent investigation confirms Russian sample swapping and widespread doping
Independent investigation confirms Russian sample swapping and widespread doping

Among those not in favor of a full Russian ban was the head of gymnastics - a sport that was not among the 28 with non-reported positives. The report comes after reports Sunday revealed that the head of the U.S. McLaren said "100 per cent of the bottles had been scratched", although added this would "not have been visible to the untrained eye". H...

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  • Indians' Gomes carted off field with right shoulder injury
Indians' Gomes carted off field with right shoulder injury

He allowed six hits and struck out four against the Twins . "He knew that it was a late night last night and our bullpen had been taxed, and it was like he's got that feel because early on, I didn't think his stuff was terribly sharp, but he worked into it", Indians manager Terry Francona said.

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  • Awaiting government response on GST, says Congress
Awaiting government response on GST, says Congress

Coming to first day of Parliament's monsoon session, newly elected Rajyasabha (RS) MPs like Nirmala Sitaraman, Piyush Goel, Kapil Sibal, among others have taken oath as RS members. The government has reached out to the main opposition party for the passage of the GST Bill , while the Congress is also fine tuning its strategy on the legislation.

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  • Russian inquiry finds cheating went beyond Sochi Olympics
Russian inquiry finds cheating went beyond Sochi Olympics

The investigation began when former Russian anti-doping laboratory director Grigory Rodchenkov, who's now living in the United States, claimed that Russian secret services were party to a plan to manipulate test samples at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

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  • Minnesota Twins fire general manager Terry Ryan
Minnesota Twins fire general manager Terry Ryan

During Ryan's second tenure as GM (2012-2016), the Twins had the third-least wins in baseball , with 318, just ahead of the Colorado Rockies (314) and Houston Astros (312). It isn't entirely surprising that the Twins made a decision to part ways with their long-time GM, given the disastrous way that things have played out on the field this year, b...

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  • Ko three off the lead at Marathon Classic
Ko three off the lead at Marathon Classic

Ko, one of the game's best putters, poured in a seven-footer almost identical to one she missed on the third extra trip to the par-five 18th, to win her fourth title of the year and 14th of the precocious 19-year-old's career. "It's definitely been a while since I've felt like this, but it was worth the wait". Top-ranked Lydia Ko and Alison Lee w...

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  • Andy Murray predicts big things for Kyle Edmund
Andy Murray predicts big things for Kyle Edmund

Britain, playing without Wimbledon champion and world number two Andy Murray , took a 2-1 lead over 2010 winners Serbia in Belgrade. Murray decided not to play a few days after his second Wimbledon title but cheered the team on from the sidelines.

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  • My toughest critic is me not the Press, says Murray
My toughest critic is me not the Press, says Murray

Still only 29, and apparently at the peak of his powers, the statistical milestones could come thick and fast for Murray, who was for so long the fourth member of the Big Four featuring Federer , Djokovic and Rafael Nadal. "When I hadn't won a Grand Slam it was like, 'This is my chance". "I haven't noticed any real difference since Novak went ou...

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  • HE'S AN ALL-STAR Revolution's Farrell named to MLS team
HE'S AN ALL-STAR Revolution's Farrell named to MLS team

The roster was evenly divided with nine midfielders , eight defenders , seven forwards and two goalkeepers . Joining them are 13 additional league standouts including Waston, Piatti, and Brampton, Ont., native Cyle Larin of Orlando City .

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  • People in Pakistan will celebrate if Army takes over : Imran Khan
People in Pakistan will celebrate if Army takes over : Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has said people in Pakistan will celebrate and distribute candies if the military takes over, unlike what happened in Turkey. He added that corruption was the biggest problem faced by Pakistan, further stating that the people of Kashmir were going to make decision regarding their fate on July 21.

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  • May shakes up British government to prepare for Brexit
May shakes up British government to prepare for Brexit

Mr Johnson is neither a good manager nor an original thinker, a hard proposition for a diplomatic service that values both qualities. "However we're sure of one thing, that British-Turkish relations re more important than that and can't be hostage to these statements", he said .

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  • Matt Kenseth dominates late in Sprint Cup win at New Hampshire
Matt Kenseth dominates late in Sprint Cup win at New Hampshire

It nearly seemed like a repeat scenario for Kenseth. Just like last fall on the same track when Kevin Harvick's lead evaporated when he ran out of fuel, Kenseth pounced. "We've had some good runs here in the last three years, and we always look forward to coming here". Kenseth became the first driver since Kurt Busch in 2004 to win consecutiv...

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  • Sania Mirza Not Keen On Acting In Films
Sania Mirza Not Keen On Acting In Films

Senior journalist Rajdeep Sardesai received social media roasting on Friday for asking tennis star Sania Mirza what was widely perceived to be a 'sexist question'. Rajdeep: I must apologise, I framed that question very badly. The 2016 Australian Open women's doubles victor congratulated India's boxing superstar Vijender Singh who on Saturday...

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  • Donald Trump, Ted Cruz kiss on billboard minutes from RNC
Donald Trump, Ted Cruz kiss on billboard minutes from RNC

A billboard featuring the two GOP heavies' moment of passion went up just five minutes from where the convention is happening at the Quicken Loans Arena . Sponsored by human rights organization Planting Peace, the message makes a statement against the GOP party's conservative stance on gay marriage and traditionalist view of the family and child r...

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  • Meet the US Olympic women's gymnastics team
Meet the US Olympic women's gymnastics team

Despite her struggles women's national team program director Martha Karolyi remained convinced Douglas could still be a key contributor to the USA effort. Hernandez finished third all-around at P&Gs and did it with flair, especially on floor. Every single athlete at Olympic Trials has at some point been pushed to exhaustion at her home gym far ...

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  • Inspired Kyle Edmund fires Great Britain into semi-finals
Inspired Kyle Edmund fires Great Britain into semi-finals

Britain will likely be able to welcome back three-time Grand Slam champion Murray for their semi-final encounter with Argentina in a more familiar environment at home in September - a tie which should give Britain a decent chance of making the final for the second year in succession.

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