• Major League Baseball Chicago Cubs at New York Mets MLB Odds
Major League Baseball Chicago Cubs at New York Mets MLB Odds

I'm just ecstatic that it helped us kind of get going. Jacob deGrom takes the mound for the Mets coming off eight shutout innings against the Atlanta Braves in his last start. Wood had savvily induced a double play to end the sixth, and to save Jake Arrieta from an even uglier stat line, but David Ross, Matt Szczur, and Albert Amora, Jr., stayed ...

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  • Once again, Kerber stands between Williams, 22nd Slam title
Once again, Kerber stands between Williams, 22nd Slam title

The power and skill of Serena will come up against the grace and technique of Kerber in what will hopefully be a close fought and competitive match-up. I spent a few days there in Las Vegas with Andre and Steffi. There is no prospect of Kerber hiring Graf as an Ivan Lendl-style "supercoach", for Graf despises the public nature of life on the ...

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  • Wilmer Flores, Jacob deGrom lead Mets to 4-2 win over Marlins
Wilmer Flores, Jacob deGrom lead Mets to 4-2 win over Marlins

Jose Reyes #7 of the New York Mets speaks to the media prior to Tuesday's game. Flores originally was slated to start at first base on Wednesday in place of lefty James Loney , but he moved over to third base and Reyes shifted to shortstop once Asdrubal Cabrera was scratched.

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  • Auto racing: Kentucky's new pavement
Auto racing: Kentucky's new pavement

Kentucky has only been used since 2011 for Sprint Cup races which leads to a slightly diluted historical data pool but we get the benefit of similar tracks being used several times a season. Joey Logano , 26, and in his eighth full Sprint Cup season, is the only one with more than two full years of experience on NASCAR's top circuit. Johnson says...

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  • Cheika expects Wallabies to be fitter
Cheika expects Wallabies to be fitter

Winger Taqele Naiyaravoro is also on the bench and could play for the first time since last year's Test in Chicago against the USA. "Being an Australian, I'm always grateful for what Australia have done for me, but it's certainly nice beating them 3-0".

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  • Restricted free agent Jordan Clarkson agrees to stay with the Lakers
Restricted free agent Jordan Clarkson agrees to stay with the Lakers

Free agents could begin negotiating with potential suitors at midnight on July 1, but cannot sign their new contracts until July 7. As a rookie out of Missouri, he averaged 11.9 points and 3.5 assists and became a Lakers' starter near the midpoint of the season.

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  • Wimbledon 2016: Berdych romps into semi-finals
Wimbledon 2016: Berdych romps into semi-finals

After reaching the semi-finals of the Rome Masters, it's clear he is here to stay. After all, there have been three slam semi-final appearances since - twice in Australia and once at the US Open - and a place in the world's top four which, given the strength of the men's tour over the past decade or so is no mean feat.

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  • Rays Blank Red Sox, 4-0
Rays Blank Red Sox, 4-0

Red Sox ace - or presumed ace - David Price (8-4) faces the Rays' Matt Moore (3-5) in an afternoon game today at an unusual 12:10 start time. Top 5, Red Sox lead 3-1: Jackie Bradley Jr. "I'm just putting us behind the eight ball early in games. I'm not setting the tone the way that I need to", he said. It's his third game this season with...

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  • Spurs send Boris Diaw, pick to Jazz for point guard Hanlan
Spurs send Boris Diaw, pick to Jazz for point guard Hanlan

The Jazz sent the rights to last year's second-round pick Olivier Hanlan to the Spurs. He's also looking forward to meeting longtime Jazz fan Dr. Richard Anderson, who has heckled opposing players from behind the basket for decades. With the addition of three solid and contributing veterans in Hill, Johnson and Diaw, the Jazz have addressed the ...

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  • Vegas Dave MLB Picks - Chicago Cubs vs
Vegas Dave MLB Picks - Chicago Cubs vs

The Cubs will send Jake Arrieta to the mound for this game. Neil Walker bashed his 15th homer of the season. The Mets now hold a 7-1 lead as the teams head into the bottom half of the 5th-inning. The blast knocked in Brandon Nimmo , who worked a leadoff walk. With the score 2-2 in the fourth and runners at first and second, d'Arnaud popped a b...

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  • France will go all out to beat Germany: Coach Deschamps
France will go all out to beat Germany: Coach Deschamps

The 29-year-old did not want to dwell for too long on his own display and said that the team's achievement in reaching the semi-finals, where they face Germany on Thursday, was more important than his official Man of the Match award. "It will be a huge match, and we have to give our all", said Deschamps. France will be seeking revenge for World...

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  • Serena Williams: Why I would be furious to lose Wimbledon final
Serena Williams: Why I would be furious to lose Wimbledon final

Kerber, winning her first Grand Slam title, denied Serena at the Australian Open, while Garbine Muguruza beat the American in Paris. Instead his approach was serene. "A very shaky match from her", said Venus' coach, David Witt. The American was unstoppable playing probably her best match of the tournament. "I'm not talking about results".

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  • The UFC 200 Title Fight Is Off And Daniel Cormier Is Devastated
The UFC 200 Title Fight Is Off And Daniel Cormier Is Devastated

Gimme a break. Jon should have cleaned house a long time ago. UFC president Dana White stated that Jones popped for a pair of "agents" in an interview on FOX Sports 1's The Herd earlier this week. I for one don't know the answer because I feel there is no right or wrong answer. Any times he's moved up to 205 he's looked even better than he did ...

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  • Wimbledon results and scores: Andy Murray to meet Milos Raonic in finals
Wimbledon results and scores: Andy Murray to meet Milos Raonic in finals

While Murray cruised past Berdych 6-3 6-3 6-3, Raonic was made to work much harder for his thrilling duel with Federer, as he battled back to win 6-3 6-7 (3/7) 4-6 7-5 6-3. "At the end of the day, I get to win Wimbledon". Even though he thundered the tournament's fastest serve during this match - a 144 miles per hour blur - Raonic's mental toug...

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  • Unbeaten Strasburg pitches Nationals past banged-up Mets 3-1
Unbeaten Strasburg pitches Nationals past banged-up Mets 3-1

Jose Reyes launched a solo shot, his first in three games since returning to the Mets, while Wilmer Flores put the club ahead for good in the fifth inning with a three-run blast - his third homer in two contests and fifth in as many games. He joins Madison Bumgarner, Clayton Kershaw and Friday opponent Stephen Strasburg - whom the Nats do not wan...

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  • Practice joy for Hamilton at Silverstone
Practice joy for Hamilton at Silverstone

Asked what can stop him from winning Sunday's race, Rosberg said: " Lewis Hamilton is the only possibility I think at the moment". "I really felt good in the vehicle this morning so I'm not too anxious", he said. Hamilton's Mercedes team subsequently sent out a statement on behalf of Lauda which read: "Niki regrets any misunderstanding caused by...

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  • Craig Sager: Kevin Durant's move to Warriors hurts National Basketball Association
Craig Sager: Kevin Durant's move to Warriors hurts National Basketball Association

Sports Illustrated's Michael Rosenberg deemed it a "competitive cop-out", writing, "If Durant wins a title with Golden State, as he probably will, it will be an impressive achievement". I still remember when Howard departed Orlando and one of my buddies from OH tweeted: "Dear Orlando, We Understand". In essence, Durant couldn't delay his choic...

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  • Obama: President extends condolences to Dallas mayor after police shootings
Obama: President extends condolences to Dallas mayor after police shootings

The officers were monitoring a peaceful march through downtown Dallas in response to two fatal officer-involved shootings of black men. Obama has been condemning the recent act of supposed police brutality against African American men this past week, but he used this speech to promise justice to those who target cops.

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  • Russian Federation appeal Olympic athletics doping ban
Russian Federation appeal Olympic athletics doping ban

Russia's track and field team was suspended from competing in November 2015 after the publication of WADA's report, with the IAAF upholding that ban in June this year after it was revealed numerous issues are yet to be resolved. The WADA Independent Commission published on November 9 previous year the results of its probe into the activities of the...

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  • Saunders leads Blue Jays to sweep with win over Royals
Saunders leads Blue Jays to sweep with win over Royals

His name is Captain Canada, he slugged his 16th home run of the season and added an RBI single in a 4-2 sweep-clinching win for the Jays over the Kansas City Royals in front of 39,971 on Wednesday night at the Rogers Centre , and, if fans have their way, Victoria, B.C.s Michael Saunders just might find himself in Tuesdays all-star game.

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