• Three police officers shot dead in Baton Rouge, Lousiana
Three police officers shot dead in Baton Rouge, Lousiana

President Barack Obama urged Americans to tamp down inflammatory words and actions. A recent series of shootings involving police have exposed deep fault lines through United States society surrounding racial prejudice and gun violence. "There's a lot of hurting people". William Brooks , chief of the Norwood Police Department. Gerald had be...

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  • Gary Ballance 'surprised' by England Test recall against Pakistan at Lord's
Gary Ballance 'surprised' by England Test recall against Pakistan at Lord's

He is just as quick, and as competitive as ever. Swann, who claimed 255 Test wickets for his country before retiring in 2013, feels "proper deterrents" should be introduced to prevent young players from being corrupted. I've had some success in the middle order and now it's time to further that at the top of the order and I can't see it being a m...

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  • Russian Federation involved in
Russian Federation involved in "doping cover up scheme" - WADA

The exact method used by the FSB agency, the former KGB, to tamper with bottles was unknown. McLaren found that a random selection of stored samples taken ahead of the Sochi Olympics had scratches that indicated the bottles had been tampered with.

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  • Investigator defends Russian doping report
Investigator defends Russian doping report

A new report claims Russia's Sports Ministry directed, controlled and oversaw the manipulation of urine samples provided by its athletes. Vladimir Putin had previously called for an investigation into doping allegations. But WADA, which commissioned the report , didn't waste time - calling on the International Olympic Committee to decline ...

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  • Tour de France: Chris Froome and Mark Yates still lead
Tour de France: Chris Froome and Mark Yates still lead

Can anyone stop him from joining Greg LeMond, Louison Bobet and Philippe Thys as a three-time champion? Still, Froome hasn't fully shaken Yates, Martin and Quintana. Can Yates make the podium? "I've never won a stage like that", Froome added, turning serious again. "If I have good legs I'll take my opportunity", he told reporters on Monday, hi...

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  • Broncos make Miller league's highest paid defensive player
Broncos make Miller league's highest paid defensive player

That's nearly double the guaranteed money the Broncos offered him in June. As of today, Miller is the highest-paid defensive player in National Football League history - strike that, he's the highest-paid non-quarterback in National Football League history, and the second-highest-paid player overall.

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  • Black Vardy! Ahmed Musa Compares self with Leicester teammate
Black Vardy! Ahmed Musa Compares self with Leicester teammate

A lot of people used to tell me 'Musa, you are too small to be a striker'. The 26-year-old England worldwide, who played a pivotal role in last season's remarkable title success, has seen contracts offered this summer to key trio Jamie Vardy, N'Golo Kante and Riyad Mahrez.

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  • Two more people detained in connection to Nice attack; dozens remain hospitalized
Two more people detained in connection to Nice attack; dozens remain hospitalized

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack. "I want to call on all French patriots who wish to do so, to join this operational reserve", said Cazeneuve of a force now made up of 12,000 volunteers aged between 17 and 30. Four acquaintances of Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel as well as an Albanian couple were in custody for questioning, Agence France...

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  • Chelsea Hoping To Hijack Arsenal's Move For Unsettled £30m Attacker
Chelsea Hoping To Hijack Arsenal's Move For Unsettled £30m Attacker

Riyad Mahrez could be the third signing of Chelsea this season. The France worldwide finally completed a summer move after months of speculation surrounding the Leicester City midfielder since winning the Premier League title in May. And as we've stated earlier, this was the same scenario last summer when Esteban Cambiasso left. Despite a concret...

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  • Ragnar Klavan: Liverpool close in on Augsburg defender
Ragnar Klavan: Liverpool close in on Augsburg defender

But who is Ragnar Klavan? Lovren said: 'You don't need to talk about that [what it means to play for Liverpool], they know which club they came to and they know what people expect from them. Klavan is predominantly a left-sided centre-back so will act as cover for the injured Sakho but he's also capable of playing at left-back if required so he'l...

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  • Keselowski wins at crash-marred Daytona race
Keselowski wins at crash-marred Daytona race

Kyle Busch had nothing on Keselowski and couldn't even get close enough for a get-out-of-the-way love tap. "I was cruising up the middle and the No. Logano said the accident was unintentional, just a product of restrictor-plate racing. Dale Earnhardt Jr., Martin Truex Jr., Danica Patrick, Ryan Newman, Greg Biffle, Kyle Larson, David Gilliland, Mi...

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  • Defense lets down Cardinals in 7-6 loss to Marlins
Defense lets down Cardinals in 7-6 loss to Marlins

Louis Cardinals. The Cards put everything together with starter Adam Wainwright in Cy Young form with a three hit, complete game performance. "I guess me being close to 3,000, the fans reacted that way and treated me this way, it was just an awesome experience", Suzuki said.

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  • Mourinho off to winning start with United
Mourinho off to winning start with United

United fans chanted Mourinho's name seconds into the match and he was given a huge ovation as he waved toward supporters after the final whistle. But the United manager will nevertheless have gained satisfaction, and information, from the game with the new playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan, the first Armenian to play in the Premier League, particularl...

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  • Jon Jones, his mask, and the UFC 200 fiasco
Jon Jones, his mask, and the UFC 200 fiasco

So when UFC president Dana White called to see if he was interested in replacing Jon "Bones" Jones as Daniel Cormier's opponent Saturday night, Silva decided to make it a working vacation. It was a pretty, pretty, surprising development, since Silva hasn't been fighting at 205 recently, and isn't long removed from gall bladder surgery.

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  • Tennis could see another sisterly Wimbledon final
Tennis could see another sisterly Wimbledon final

German Angelique Kerber moved into Saturday Wimbledon final after she beat Venus Williams on Thursday afternoon. Venus was the oldest Grand Slam semi-finalist for 22 years at the age of 36 and there were hopes that she would face her sister Serena in the final.

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  • Detroit Tigers vs. Cleveland Indians - MLB Free Picks 7/6/16
Detroit Tigers vs. Cleveland Indians - MLB Free Picks 7/6/16

ASTROS 5, MARINERS 2: Luis Valbuena hit a solo homer, and Colby Rasmus and rookie A.J. Reed added two-run shots in the fourth inning to back up a solid start by Dallas Keuchel for Houston at home. The Indians dominance of the Tigers this season has been astonishing. It was a sour ending to what should have been an uplifting day for Cabrera, ...

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  • Berdych, Pliskova withdraw from Rio over Zika concerns
Berdych, Pliskova withdraw from Rio over Zika concerns

While there were no surprises on the list released Friday by the ITF, two top-10 players — one on the mens side, one on the womens — later announced they were withdrawing from the Olympics, and both mentioned concerns about the Zika virus. The suspension has been an embarrassment for local organizers and a headache for the International Olympic Com...

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  • Call for Russia Olympics exclusion over state-run doping
Call for Russia Olympics exclusion over state-run doping

The report shows evidence of a state-sponsored system of doping among Russian athletes, including during the 2014 Olympics in Sochi. The letter calls on the International Olympic Committee to ban the entire Russian national team from the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro if WADA's report shows proof of state-sponsored doping in Russia.

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  • Interest rates on hold after cut gossip
Interest rates on hold after cut gossip

The Bank of England surprised many analysts on Thursday afternoon by announcing that the UK's main interest rate would not be cut from its already-record low of 0.5 per cent. Developments in the economy and markets will also be watched closely. In its monetary policy statement, the BoE recognised that financial markets had reacted sharply to the ...

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  • LeBron James Still Hasn't Decided Type Of Contract He'll Sign With Cavs
LeBron James Still Hasn't Decided Type Of Contract He'll Sign With Cavs

The rumor going around, Smith is looking for 15 million dollars annually according to Steve Kyler . Smith is not wrong to ask for such a contract, particularly after the season he just posted. The prospect of Smith actually leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers is real. Smith and the Cavs have been in discussions for some time. While they're now und...

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