• Mets promote Tim Tebow to advanced minor league team
Mets promote Tim Tebow to advanced minor league team

The Mets are promoting Tim Tebow from low class A to high Class A St. Lucie, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson announced Sunday. "His contributions, both on the field and in our community, have made a tremendous impact on our team, the City of Columbia and the entire South Atlantic League", Katz said.

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  • Flames acquire Travis Hamonic from Islanders
Flames acquire Travis Hamonic from Islanders

Calgary made a similar attempt in goal at the draft previous year, landing Brian Elliott from St. Louis. The first came from New York Islanders executive Garth Snow , the only general manager he had ever known as a professional. As a Western Hockey League rookie in Portland last season, Jokiharju had nine goals and 39 assists from the blue l...

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  • Pelicans get Jackson from Charlotte in draft deal
Pelicans get Jackson from Charlotte in draft deal

In his lone season with the Blue Devils, Jackson averaged 10.9 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 1.7 assists per game. "Frank is a complete player", Demps said. "I'm very confident in my basketball abilities", Jackson said . And although the Alpine, Utah, native did not go in the top 30 selections, he did not have to wait any longer than that.

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  • Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 mln euros in Spanish tax fraud case
Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 mln euros in Spanish tax fraud case

Ferdinand is not certain Real would allow their prize asset to leave the Bernabeu but if they did, has called a potential United reunion a "fairytale". The agency published copies of the certificates. The prosecutor said last Tuesday that there was evidence that Ronaldo used a shell company in the Virgin Islands to hide the money he made from i...

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  • Lopez and Mueller defy age, seeding to reach Queen's semis
Lopez and Mueller defy age, seeding to reach Queen's semis

Muller , who ousted fifth seed French player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, in the last round, is set to play against the victor of Croatian Marin Cilic and American Donald Young . That was enough to seal the set for Dimitrov, but Lopez wasn't fazed and he clinched the deciding set with a break in the sixth and eighth games. "I played him many times ", ...

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  • Liverpool new boy Salah speaks about having a point to prove
Liverpool new boy Salah speaks about having a point to prove

The Reds' new No.11, taking the number from Roberto Firmino who will switch to No.9, added that he is "100 per-cent" a better player than when he played for Chelsea , adding that " everything " has improved. 10, Meyer can also play out wide, giving Klopp a versatile creative option if he feels he still needs more in the final third, even after ...

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  • Stats: Highest score by a batsman on T20I debut
Stats: Highest score by a batsman on T20I debut

Eoin Morgan's men had to chase down South Africa's 174 for eight after Surrey seamer Tom Curran had become the fifth England player to take three wickets on his global T20 debut. In reply, England got off to a brilliant start in their run chase despite losing Sam Billings for three off the bowling of Morris as they got to 51-1 after the ...

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  • Chinese shuttler beats Saina in Australian Open quarters
Chinese shuttler beats Saina in Australian Open quarters

In the opening game, Tai had no response to Sindhu's smashes as the Rio Olympics silver medallist dominated the proceedings to pocket it easily. Unlike the first game however, Srikanth never let Praneeth back into the match, once he got a lead into the second one.

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  • Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna feeling 'weird,' mentally off
Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna feeling 'weird,' mentally off

We might not all deal with depression or anxiety ourselves, but nearly everyone on earth has been touched by the like in some way, whether that be seeing a friend or family member fighting that hard battle, we have all seen it, and we all know how tough it can be to handle.

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  • Di Maria strikes deal with Spanish prosecutor in tax case
Di Maria strikes deal with Spanish prosecutor in tax case

Jose Mourinho's advisers have hit back at accusations that the Manchester United manager failed to pay millions of euros in taxes to the Spanish authorities during his time in charge of Real Madrid . Florentino Perez still hopes to persuade Ronaldo to stay at Real Madrid but he's aware that an offer in the region of € 200 million would be too ha...

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  • Lonzo Ball's draft stock stays strong with Lakers watching
Lonzo Ball's draft stock stays strong with Lakers watching

And despite his presence, the Huskies won only nine games. Ball then got the wish he and his father, LaVar , wanted all along by staying in Los Angeles, where he starred last season at UCLA . In the Sweet 16, however, Fox won the most important game, dropping 39 points on 65 percent shooting to Ball's 10 points on 4-of-10 shooting. FRANK MAS...

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  • Rafael Nadal tops Wawrinka for record 10th French Open
Rafael Nadal tops Wawrinka for record 10th French Open

Third seed Wawrinka arrived full of confidence as, at 32, he tried to become the oldest French Open victor since Andres Gimeno in 1972. "I play my best at all events, but the feeling here is impossible to describe". Wawrinka's memorable semifinal win over world No. 1 Andy Murray held a promise of a much closer final. French Open champi...

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  • Ronaldo summoned for hearing as Mourinho also accused of tax fraud
Ronaldo summoned for hearing as Mourinho also accused of tax fraud

A statement issued by the section for economic crimes of Madrid's provincial state prosecutor's office said its investigations indicated that Mourinho committed two counts of tax fraud in 2011 and 2012. "I will talk with him when the Confederations Cup has finished". "Cristiano is a good man and he is being made to look like a criminal.I don'...

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  • Diego Costa only interested in Atletico Madrid transfer?
Diego Costa only interested in Atletico Madrid transfer?

Torres moved to AC Milan on a one-year loan in August 2013, only to make the move permanent six months later and immediately join Atletico. With Atletico subject to a ban on registering players and Costa unwanted by Antonio Conte , it was thought that the striker might have to choose an alternative destination.

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  • Russia eases to 2-0 Confederations Cup win over New Zealand
Russia eases to 2-0 Confederations Cup win over New Zealand

The New Zealand defender threw himself at the ball in a desperate attempt to to deny Denis Glushakov's effort, but the All Whites player ended up in the goal with the ball, with Glushakov reeling off to celebrate with his teammates.

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  • Ronaldo summoned to answer judge's questions on tax fraud
Ronaldo summoned to answer judge's questions on tax fraud

Ronaldo's trouble coincided with the same Madrid-based prosecutor's office accusing Mourinho of two counts of tax fraud. Perez said he could understood why Ronaldo had been upset after he was accused last week of tax fraud. Barcelona superstars Lionel Messi and Javier Alejandro Mascherano have been also charged with tax fraud. Among the clubs...

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  • Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals
Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals

Jackson averaged 10.9 points and 2.5 rebounds on 47.3 percent shooting during his freshman season. "I think I can bring a lot of defensive versatility, offensive versatility", Jackson said . 1. "I really believe Phoenix got the most talented player in the draft at four", Self said in a Thursday night teleconference. "They cancelled a workout o...

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  • Blackhawks deal Panarin and Hjalmarsson, get Saad back
Blackhawks deal Panarin and Hjalmarsson, get Saad back

The Hawks will receive defensemen Connor Murphy and Laurent Dauphin for the 10-year veteran. Saad is also signed to a deal that will pay him $6 million per season, though his deal lasts for four years rather than Panarin's two - a factor that might have been taken into consideration when making the swap for the Blackhawks.

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  • Verstappen leads 1st practice in Baku; Perez crashes
Verstappen leads 1st practice in Baku; Perez crashes

With just minutes of the session remaining, the 19-year-old lost control of his vehicle under braking and span into the nearside barrier. "I locked up and was still trying to make the corner but I tried to play it safe and take the exit road".

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  • Family affair: Lakers get Lonzo Ball and dad with No. 2 pick
Family affair: Lakers get Lonzo Ball and dad with No. 2 pick

With former UCLA Bruins guard Lonzo Ball now officially a member of the Los Angeles Lakers , LaVar Ball has already made some bold predictions regarding his son. LaVar Ball had a, well, ball at the NBA Draft Thursday night in Brooklyn. Lonzo Ball didn't blink at his father's latest pronouncement: "You don't play to lose, so that's def...

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