• Star Canadiens defenceman PK Subban traded to Nashville for Shea Weber
Star Canadiens defenceman PK Subban traded to Nashville for Shea Weber

Montreal general manager Marc Bergevin was asked why he believes his Canadiens are a better team with Weber than Subban, who had a minus-0.11 5-on-5 score and venue adjusted CF% Rel a year ago. "I have a pretty deep connection to the city of Edmonton". "I was a little emotional this morning". So that's just your not-so-average Wednesday bef...

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  • Wimbledon: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga tames Isner
Wimbledon: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga tames Isner

Williams's triple century moved the world No 1 above Chris Evert into sole ownership of second place in the all-time list, with only Martina Navratilova's Open era record of 306 ahead of her. Juan Martin del Potro could not back up his win over fourth seed Stan Wawrinka, the Argentine going down 6-7 (4-7) 7-6 (8-6) 7-5 6-1 to French 32nd seed Luc...

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  • Warriors, Pachulia agree on one-year deal
Warriors, Pachulia agree on one-year deal

The Mavericks get a center while the Warriors clear out salary cap room for Durant. Kevin Durant decided his best chance for "growth" means leaving his beloved Oklahoma City behind for a big move out West to join the star-studded, record-setting Golden State Warriors and play alongside Splash Brothers Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson .

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  • Man United officials in London finalising details for £106m transfer deal - pundit
Man United officials in London finalising details for £106m transfer deal - pundit

The report adds that United official are set to meet with their Juventus counterparts in the next few days to hammer out the finer details of the deal. With the Turin club stating that they have no reason, and more importantly no wish, to sell the 23-year-old who remains contracted to the club until 2019.

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  • Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton crushes 470-foot homer vs. Mets
Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton crushes 470-foot homer vs. Mets

Jose Reyes went 0-4 in his first game of the season, and his first game with the Mets since he was traded to the Marlins in 2012. They trail the Mets by 2 1/2 games for the second National League wild-card berth with three home games comming up against the Cincinnati Reds before the All-Star break.

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  • Police Officers Shot, Wounded In Missouri, Georgia
Police Officers Shot, Wounded In Missouri, Georgia

When Officer Randall Hancock arrived at the scene shortly after 8 a.m., Beck, 22, opened fire, investigators said. Scott was stuck by the officers returning fire. Childress says that a motive hasn't been identified yet. He was reportedly shot several times. Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokesman Scott Dutton said one of the shots hit the o...

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  • Stanley Cup Odds 6/30/16 - Steven Stamkos re-signs with Lightning
Stanley Cup Odds 6/30/16 - Steven Stamkos re-signs with Lightning

FILE - In this November 12, 2015, file photo, Boston Bruins left wing Loui Eriksson (21) skates during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston. His plus-21 rating was a new career high. "We have a lot of good friends on that team and we're a close group. We have a successful team", said Hedman.

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  • Major League Baseball suspends Blue Jays' Encarnacion for dust-up with ump
Major League Baseball suspends Blue Jays' Encarnacion for dust-up with ump

And always remember, what goes around comes around. Toronto challenged the call and, after a replay review, Carrera was ruled safe. Toronto used infielders Ryan Goins and Darwin Barney in Friday's 19-inning loss. Gimenez retired the Blue Jays in order in the seventh. They were waiting for him in the eighth. The bulk of that damage was d...

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  • Harvick gets Kentucky pole after rain cancels qualifying
Harvick gets Kentucky pole after rain cancels qualifying

On Friday at Kentucky Speedway, his hopes for a reversal of the recent trend in Saturday's Quaker State 400 (7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN) suffered a setback. "If we could get some stickers (wins) on our auto, that would be a big goal for us". "But on that last restart (with Dillon and Suarez), I was thinking we were three-wide and I don't know how we'r...

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  • Kyle Busch smokes jackrabbit at Sonoma Raceway
Kyle Busch smokes jackrabbit at Sonoma Raceway

Just don't get your hopes up for a Sprint Cup race weekend there anytime soon. This year, he already has three wins in his pocket, but his last four races feature a best finish of 30th. "Winning on a road course shows that you can do more than just turn left in your race vehicle". Along the way, they competed at a track that provided some similarit...

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  • MacKinnon signs 7-year deal with Avalanche
MacKinnon signs 7-year deal with Avalanche

MacKinnon also sat out the final 18 games a year ago because of a broken foot. The Colorado Avalanche drafted forward Nathan MacKinnon with the first overall pick at the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. "Obviously, the pressure is there since signing this", he said. That's the whole goal behind this. It's been a disappointing couple seasons. I think we're ...

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  • Best Memes of Italy Schooling Spain
Best Memes of Italy Schooling Spain

And he fired a warning to quarter-final opponents Germany that the world champions are next on their hit list. That side of the draw also includes France and Iceland - the latter the surprise team of the tournament following its shock 2-1 victory over England on Monday.

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  • Story hits 20th and 21st HRs, Rockies beat Phillies 11-2
Story hits 20th and 21st HRs, Rockies beat Phillies 11-2

And that's because ( Peter) Bourjos has come out of nowhere, just forcing me to play him and hit him second. "And for it to stay fair, even better". Maikel Franco doubled and singled but had his home run streak snapped at four games. Tyler Goeddel made a leaping catch in left field with a runner in scoring position in the eighth. The Phillies on ...

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  • MyKayla Skinner takes 4th all-around to open gym trials
MyKayla Skinner takes 4th all-around to open gym trials

She has already qualified for the 400 and is trying to become the first woman to win the Olympics in both events. "As a gymnast, when you're going from junior to senior, it's a pretty big deal", Hernandez said. Who won last time around? Kocian finished second to Locklear in St. Louis, showing signs of being ready after suffering a fractured ...

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  • Harrison Barnes verbally agrees to exorbitant contract with Mavericks — NBA free agency
Harrison Barnes verbally agrees to exorbitant contract with Mavericks — NBA free agency

The Dallas Mavericks were again forced to the fringes of National Basketball Association free agency this year, and their biggest move was signing small forward Harrison Barnes to a four-year, $94 million deal. With recent news from The Vertical that Duncan is leaning towards retiring, Dirk could be close to setting a record unlikely to ever be ...

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  • Looked like he was hardly trying: Rod Laver on Djokovic's Wimbledon exit
Looked like he was hardly trying: Rod Laver on Djokovic's Wimbledon exit

Sam Querrey was once such a loser in love that he jokingly turned to American TV reality show Millionaire Matchmaker to help him find the girl of his dreams. The Serb saved a first match point with an ace but on the second he put a forehand wide, upon which Querrey leapt into the air in celebration. After the American made headlines by beating N...

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  • Wimbledon 2016: Novak Djokovic opens defence with win against James Ward
Wimbledon 2016: Novak Djokovic opens defence with win against James Ward

He's lost to Djokovic in the last two finals. Willis - ranked 772 in the world and 23 in Great Britain - was ready to end his tennis career in January but he persevered and reaped the rewards on Monday with a 6-3 6-3 6-4 win. The Centre Court fell more than a little for Garbiñe Muguruza past year when she offered a fine challenge to Serena Wi...

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  • Hamilton wary of Ferrari despite finishing quickest in British GP practice
Hamilton wary of Ferrari despite finishing quickest in British GP practice

Asked, after topping both Friday practice sessions at Silverstone , whether he would be prepared to go wheel-to-wheel with his team-mate and rival, Hamilton was unequivocal in his answer. "I really felt good in the vehicle this morning so I'm not too anxious", he said. Hamilton topped both sessions on Friday, although he wasn't happy with his fa...

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  • Hellickson, Herrera lead Phillies to 4-3 win over Royals
Hellickson, Herrera lead Phillies to 4-3 win over Royals

The Phillies set off a ton of fireworks last night for the residents of South Philly and their fans attending the game at Citizens Bank Park with the defending world champion Kansas City Royals. Phillies SS Freddy Galvis was not in the lineup because of what manager Pete Mackanin called "groin tightness.". "That was encouraging, to say the ...

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  • Germany tie drew largest TV audience in France since 2006
Germany tie drew largest TV audience in France since 2006

Gomes was sent off for his protestations, with bans dished out to the striker, as well as Xavier and Paulo Bento, following a fracas after the decision - although Zinedine Zidane kept his cool to slot home the spot-kick and send France to the final, where they beat Italy by the same scoreline.

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