• Roy Hodgson open to foreign successor with England
Roy Hodgson open to foreign successor with England

My time has been and gone. I'm very disappointed, I didn't see the result coming. "Obviously none of us wanted these to be the circumstances in which he left his job". And Hodgson added that he would provide a debrief to the FA and the next England manager if required. Hodgson also joined captain Rooney in rejecting claims that the squad lost...

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  • Kevin Durant: Warriors unsure if Durant will start, jokes coach Kerr
Kevin Durant: Warriors unsure if Durant will start, jokes coach Kerr

According to USA Today Sports , the Warriors gave Durant a VR headset to show him the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, a courtside view at Oracle Arena and a look at coach Steve Kerr talking to his players in the locker room, so he could envision himself being there.

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  • Busch dominates NASCAR Xfinity race at Kentucky Speedway
Busch dominates NASCAR Xfinity race at Kentucky Speedway

A three-time champion and native of nearby Columbus, Ind., Stewart has won in almost everything he's every driven. Next Sunday's race will be the third MacDonald has run at NHMS in the Sprint Cup Series. Chase Elliott felt like he let the MI win slip away as he was very hard on himself but Kentucky presents a prime opportunity for redemption and ...

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  • Tulowitzki helps Jays win sixth straight
Tulowitzki helps Jays win sixth straight

Toronto won its fifth straight, while its 2015 ALCS opponent dropped its fourth in a row. Russell Martin walked to load the bases, and right-hander Alex Wilson entered to face Tulowitzki, who hit a two-run single to right to give the Blue Jays the lead.

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  • Ireland 'were the better team' - O'Neill
Ireland 'were the better team' - O'Neill

It was competitive and wholehearted, but entertainment and chances were at a premium with so much at stake. Wales' victory set up a last-eight date with Belgium or Hungary, who square off in Toulouse on Sunday. "It was the best time of my career by far", McGovern said. A few crosses were swung over but they were often hit beyond the waiting Laf...

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  • McCutchen helps Pirates to a rare win over Cubs, Arrieta
McCutchen helps Pirates to a rare win over Cubs, Arrieta

Rizzo's solo home run, his 21st, off Neftali Feliz (3-0) gave the Cubs a short-lived 4-3 lead in the top of the seventh inning. Liriano has walked 5.6 batters per nine innings and has a bloated 1.643 WHIP to go along with his 5.34 ERA. It will be the second start for Cole, who has been out since June 11, and he will likely to be activated from the ...

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  • Ex-Bears coach Mike Ditka turns down Trump convention invite
Ex-Bears coach Mike Ditka turns down Trump convention invite

City officials have not responded to that request. The Republican Convention just got 33 percent less interesting today, when Donald Trump took to Twitter to deny reports that his team has asked Mike Tyson to appear at the event in Cleveland .

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  • Anderson Silva a Betting Underdog Against Daniel Cormier at UFC 200
Anderson Silva a Betting Underdog Against Daniel Cormier at UFC 200

Daniel Cormier , current light heavyweight champion of UFC , will fight at UFC 200 after all, but his title will not be on the line. UFC president Dana White said Jones, who has previously failed drug tests, could get a two-year ban. The title fight between holder Miesha Tate and Amanda Nunes in a hugely competitive women's bantamweight divisi...

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  • Kawakami: Durant comfortable with decision to join Warriors
Kawakami: Durant comfortable with decision to join Warriors

He averaged 13.4 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 1.2 steals and 34.4 minutes in his lone season at Syracuse. Durant's decision, which he announced on Monday in a piece posted on the Players' Tribune website, was the most highly anticipated move of the NBA's offseason and capped what he called the most challenging few weeks of his professional ...

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  • Headley scores on passed ball in 9th, Yankees beat Texas 2-1
Headley scores on passed ball in 9th, Yankees beat Texas 2-1

They just had to guess correctly. Texas led 7-3 entering the ninth, but NY cut the deficit with no outs thanks to two singles, a walk and a run-scoring error by center fielder Ian Desmond . The Yankees had not won when trailing by four runs in the ninth inning or later since beating Oakland 10-9 on September 22, 2012, when they allowed four runs...

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  • Simone Biles' superiority means few challenges on road to Rio
Simone Biles' superiority means few challenges on road to Rio

Those of you who have been there know that. "They are magical", said Canadian Olympic Committee president, Olympian, and former UBC rower Tricia Smith. Outside of the pool, another trio to look out for during the games are race walkers Inaki Gomez, Ben Thorne and Evan Dunfee. Biles has established herself as the best gymnast in the world, maybe t...

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  • Napoli's 462-foot blast leads Indians past Yankees 10-2
Napoli's 462-foot blast leads Indians past Yankees 10-2

The Indians only out-hit the Yankees 9 to 7, but it was the quality of their hits that made the difference. Catcher Cleveland Indians' Chris Gimenez waits for the ball. The Cubs were in line for a 3-2 win until Nick Markakis led off the ninth with a homer off Hector Rondon. The former West Carteret standout finished with five.He singled in the se...

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  • Edwin Encarnacion suspended after heated encounter with umpire
Edwin Encarnacion suspended after heated encounter with umpire

In Sunday's loss, catcher Chris Gimenez pitched the last two innings for the Indians after entering the game in the sixth at third base. Encarnacion leads the American League in RBIs with 73, hitting.262 with 22 home runs through the first 82 games.

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  • Bruce Bochy confirms Madison Bumgarner will not participate in Home Run Derby
Bruce Bochy confirms Madison Bumgarner will not participate in Home Run Derby

It will definitely be interesting to see how this goes and where Bumgarner hits in the lineup. Bochy called on Hunter Strickland to hold a four-run lead. With his team trying to reverse trend following three ugly losses, it's a risk that Bochy is willing to take. "It would have been a great play if I made it", Williamson said.

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  • Serena Williams Closes on Major No. 22-Again
Serena Williams Closes on Major No. 22-Again

Serena had Vesnina looking defeated after all of 12 points. "She's realized that there is nothing stopping her from winning the next Grand Slam". It beats the All England Club's previous record, when her sister Venus took 51 minutes to hammer Dinara Safina in 2009, and means Serena will now face Germany's Angelique Kerber in Saturday's showpi...

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  • Rajon Rondo: Bulls are Jimmy Butler's team
Rajon Rondo: Bulls are Jimmy Butler's team

Wade is coming home to Chicago after 13 seasons, 12 All-Star selections and three championships with Miami . It's a two-year, $47.5 million deal for Wade, a person with direct knowledge of the deal told USA TODAY Sports. As you may have heard by now, former Heat superstar has chose to leave Miami and return home to play for the Chicag...

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  • Matthews goes at No. 1 to Toronto in National Hockey League draft
Matthews goes at No. 1 to Toronto in National Hockey League draft

A product of the Arizona minor hockey system and a fan of the Phoenix Coyotes growing up, Matthews is thought to have the size (six foot two, more than 200 pounds), speed, skills and smarts to capably perform as a top centre, a prerequisite for most Stanley Cup-winning teams.

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  • Charges Against Bill Cosby Can Proceed to Trial, Judge Rules
Charges Against Bill Cosby Can Proceed to Trial, Judge Rules

Prosecutors entered into evidence three previously unseen transcripts from Cosby's depositions taken in 2005 and 2006, but the defense will move to have them suppressed before trial, McMonagle told the judge. Heathcliff "Cliff" Huxtable from the hit sitcom The Cosby Show was accused-not once, not twice, but more times than anyone could count on t...

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  • Arduous journey to the top for coach who transformed Wales
Arduous journey to the top for coach who transformed Wales

No, it's much more simple than that. But this, surely, was different. All the signs are that the view from Liverpool reflects the national mood. " It's something that would never, ever enter my thinking ". I was proud. Wales didn't look despondent and didn't allow it to take a toll on them mentally. "If the players have been superb ambassad...

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  • Players in hunt for Pokemon Go monsters feel real-world pain
Players in hunt for Pokemon Go monsters feel real-world pain

Successful PokeStops turn purple after use, and players will have to wait for a few minutes for it to respawn. That's how you get items for free. Pokemon Go, one of Nintendo's first smartphone games released recently in Australia, Japan, New Zealand, and the US.

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