• Turner and Taylor up; Zimmerman to DL, Giolito down
Turner and Taylor up; Zimmerman to DL, Giolito down

The Nationals made a flurry of roster moves this afternoon, promoting both infielder Trea Turner and outfielder Michael A. Taylor from Triple-A Syracuse, placing first baseman Ryan Zimmerman on the 15-day disabled list with a left ribcage strain and optioning right-hander Lucas Giolito to Syracuse.

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  • Wales welcomed home by hundreds of thousands of fans
Wales welcomed home by hundreds of thousands of fans

Three minutes later, Nani, who has just completed a move from Turkey's Fenerbahce to Valencia in Spain, instinctively pushed out his leg to deflect a Ronaldo shot past Hennessy. Much has been made of Wales' fine organisation, and rightly so, but Portugal have also been one of the best teams defensively in the tournament, aside from that unusu...

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  • Chief Brown: 'Dallas is a city that loves'
Chief Brown: 'Dallas is a city that loves'

She's right. It won't be easy, but if these Dallas officers are not to die in vain, we must redouble efforts to improve police-community relations. Dallas police chief David O. "He was an outstanding patrol officer as well as a rail officer". This is Brent Thompson with his grandson. "He has served admirably during his time here at DART", Sp...

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  • Lionel Messi announces retirement after defeat in Copa America
Lionel Messi announces retirement after defeat in Copa America

Messi's Barcelona teammate, Chile goalkeeper Claudio Bravo, saved another penalty from Lucas Biglia, to crown his nation as champions of the 2016 Copa América Centenario. Messi had hinted at his frustration with the Argentina federation during the competition. "He feels like you would expect a player to feel after playing and losing a final".

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  • Hope of an all-Williams final ended as Kerber shows her class
Hope of an all-Williams final ended as Kerber shows her class

Prize money is tennis is a much maligned subject and Novak Djokovic, the male world number and the 11-time Grand Slam victor, fueled the debate in March with his controversial views on the equal pay. That still provided much more drama than the first match, which saw Serena drop just three total points on her serve. The top-seeded Williams...

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  • Murray joins Federer in Wimbledon semifinals
Murray joins Federer in Wimbledon semifinals

In 2013, Murray became the first British man to win the title at Wimbledon in 77 years. Second seed Andy Murray survived a ferocious Jo-Wilfried Tsonga comeback to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals for the seventh time last night, winning the day's second Centre Court blockbuster 7-6 6-1 3-6 4-6 6-1.

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  • Italy's Simone Zaza crestfallen after penalty miss
Italy's Simone Zaza crestfallen after penalty miss

Buffon acknowledges the crowd after Italy lost in the penalty shootout to Germany . France claimed a comfortable 5-2 win over Italy in their quarter-final clash at the Stade de France to set up a last four encounter against world champions Germany , who defeated Italy in a weird 6-5 penalty shootout.

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  • Roster Moves The Dallas Mavericks Need To Make
Roster Moves The Dallas Mavericks Need To Make

It was an expensive day in general for the owners of the Grizzlies with them also giving Chandler Parsons a $94 million, something not lost on the Grizzlies owner who sent out this tweet. Parsons was the SEC Player of the Year in 2011, his last last season at Florida. Sources said Parsons never seriously considered picking up the option, confide...

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  • Too many things went wrong for Germany: Coach Loew
Too many things went wrong for Germany: Coach Loew

In the match that saw him crowned the most-capped European player at major tournaments, Bastian Schweinsteiger denied Patrick Evra the chance to head at goal with his arm from close range after Griezmann's corner. Deschamps hailed Germany as "a great team". Previous to that, the Germans dumped out South Korea after the co-hosts' surprise ru...

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  • Mets starter Matt Harvey considering season-ending surgery after shoulder diagnosis
Mets starter Matt Harvey considering season-ending surgery after shoulder diagnosis

Louis by Dr. Robert Thompson . Harvey has the option of receiving pain-reducing shots for the next few months and playing out the season, or having season-ending surgery immediately. Harvey was hit around in his last start on Monday against the Marlins, serving up six runs (five earned) on 11 hits and no walks with four strikeouts in 3 2/3 innin...

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  • Arsenal eye Sidibe move
Arsenal eye Sidibe move

Sky Sport Italy journalist Guglielmo Cannavale has revealed that Arsenal have made a £14 million offer to sign Djibril Sidibe. According to L'Equipe, the Gunners have opened talks with Sidibe's representatives, while it is said that Arsene Wenger has made this proposed deal a "priority".

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  • France, Portugal will meet in final
France, Portugal will meet in final

The Tottenham keeper made a brilliant stoppage-time save from Kimmich's header to preserve his clean sheet as France booked their date against Portugal in the final on home soil. "When you see the passion and the fervour in the stands around the ground...this team has everything it takes to be loved". At the other end, Germany were sloppy with ...

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  • Murray and Berdych trade breaks at Wimbledon
Murray and Berdych trade breaks at Wimbledon

Murray will enter this final as the favourite, and the fact that he's had a relatively easy progression while Raonic spent a lengthy amount of time on the court in his semi-final will be another advantage in his favour. "It will be a bigger impact if I can win (the final)", Raonic told the BBC. For the second time in three days Murray walked out ...

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  • Stanton hits 2 homers again, but Marlins lose to Mets 4-2
Stanton hits 2 homers again, but Marlins lose to Mets 4-2

Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton hit four home runs in four consecutive at bats against the the New York Mets on Wednesday, tying the Major League Baseball record for most straight homers by a player. He permitted two runs and nine hits over 5 1/3 innings in a no-decision versus the Mets on June 4. An inning later, Stanton smacked ...

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  • Wimbledon 2016: John McEnroe criticises Nick Kyrgios after Andy Murray loss
Wimbledon 2016: John McEnroe criticises Nick Kyrgios after Andy Murray loss

Kyrgios made 30 of 34 first serves, but his strongest weapon still wasn't enough to defeat his rival, whose return game was brilliant. "I don't know. I just want to do better". The second seed will be desperate to win Wimbledon this year and he sees this as a big opportunity to get his hands on the trophy once more as Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka h...

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  • Kevin Durant says joining Warriors super team is 'the hardest road'
Kevin Durant says joining Warriors super team is 'the hardest road'

Coming from a just-signed player, it showed that Durant is comfortable with his new organization. "I just felt like these, this group of guys when they came into see me everything was real you know you hear on the outside looking in you hear nothing".

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  • Sprint queen Blessing Okagbare sets new record at ongoing All-Nigeria Championships
Sprint queen Blessing Okagbare sets new record at ongoing All-Nigeria Championships

Okagbare, who missed the 2015 All-Nigeria Championships in Warri left last year's victor, Gloria Asumnu in her wake as she won another title. Peace Ukoh upset the apple cart by coming second in 11.37 seconds ahead of defending champion Gloria Asumnu who finished third in 11.38 seconds.

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  • Round 1: Froome aims for yellow jersey in 1st mountain leg
Round 1: Froome aims for yellow jersey in 1st mountain leg

Cavendish took his second stage victory in the Tour on stage three in Angers on Monday. I'm very proud, because the team was really fighting for this win. Cavendish clocked almost six hours as the Tour moved out of the Normandy region over a southeasterly 139-mile route that concluded in Angers, in the Anjou region of the Loire valley.

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  • Donald in Open field after van Zyl withdraws
Donald in Open field after van Zyl withdraws

World number four Rory McIlroy is hopeful that a week's break will pay off when he plays in the 145th Open next week. "I was really starting to feel the effects of a very packed schedule at the French Open last week", Van Zyl told South African Golf Association media liaison Lali Stander.

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  • Russian Federation names Olympic track hopefuls in doping appeal
Russian Federation names Olympic track hopefuls in doping appeal

A final decision will be reached by July 21 at the latest, the CAS said in a press release. "Moreover, after having coordinated its stance with ARAF, the Russian Olympic Committee [ROC] filed a lawsuit against IAAF with the Court of Arbitration for Sport [CAS] in Lausanne concerning the legal aspects of the introduction of additional criteria nec...

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