• Pierluigi Gollini: Aston Villa sign Hellas Verona goalkeeper
Pierluigi Gollini: Aston Villa sign Hellas Verona goalkeeper

He is now excited about the opportunity to play for a team with such an illustrious history and is determined to help them bounce back to the Premier League at the first time of asking.

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  • Former Tech standout Kristi Castlin makes US Olympic Team
Former Tech standout Kristi Castlin makes US Olympic Team

Asked about the possibility of attempting to emulate Johnson's 400-200 double at the 1996 Atlanta Games, Merritt replied: "If somebody did it; that means it can be done again". "I know that no one wants to really hear that, but as long as she keeps her head up and keeps going she's definitely the future of the sport". It's unfortunate, because my s...

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  • UFC 200 preview and predictions
UFC 200 preview and predictions

Mark Hunt (12-10-1), heavyweights; Daniel Cormier (17-1) vs. Anderson Silva (33-7), nontitle, light-heavyweights; Jose Aldo (25-2) vs. Frankie Edgar (19-4-1), interim featherweight title; Cain Velasquez (13-2) vs. The early prelims start at 6:30 p.m. ET, the regular prelims (which will be shown free on FS1) go at 8 p.m., and the main card is se...

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  • Hamilton takes pole in last qualifying lap at British GP
Hamilton takes pole in last qualifying lap at British GP

Rosberg was clocked doing a 2:26.444 following his first flying lap of Q1, which, by comparison, was 28 seconds slower than Lewis Hamilton's cool-down lap at the same part of qualifying. Dutch teenager Max Verstappen outqualified his Red Bull team mate Daniel Ricciardo for the first time since his promotion to the senior team from Toro Rosso, wit...

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  • Potapova wins girls singles title at Wimbledon
Potapova wins girls singles title at Wimbledon

After winning Wimbledon a year ago, she lost in the U.S. Open semifinals and in the final of the Australian and French Opens. "At the end, I was trying everything, but she deserved it today". Kerber said the American was a great champion. Williams wasn't done for the day after her singles match. Williams was quick to pay tribute to Kerber...

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  • Berdych wins marathon match
Berdych wins marathon match

Five successive games put Berdych on the brink of his second Wimbledon semi and he brought an end to Pouille's best Grand Slam performance with a composed service game. "I was very anxious coming here, " the third-seeded Federer acknowledged after saving three match points and coming back from a two-set deficit to beat Marin Cilic 6-7 (4), 4-6, 6-3...

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  • Stewart wins in Sonoma with dramatic last-lap pass
Stewart wins in Sonoma with dramatic last-lap pass

When he inherited the lead, he replaced Hamlin up front. The driver replied, "Trying. Another fast race vehicle that is all I can ask for". What does this mean for Stewart's summer? On the race's last lap, Tony Stewart over-braked and allowed the trailing Hamlin to pass on the inside.

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  • Barack Obama to travel to Dallas, cut European trip short: WH
Barack Obama to travel to Dallas, cut European trip short: WH

President Barack Obama will depart for Spain on Saturday and return to the United States Sunday - one day earlier than planned - so that he can visit Dallas and meet with police and citizens impacted by the deadly police shootings. those words never came out of his mouth". Obama made clear in the aftermath of the shootings in Minnesota and Loui...

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  • Ballhawk Zack Hample under fire for attendance at Fort Bragg game
Ballhawk Zack Hample under fire for attendance at Fort Bragg game

Ball collector Zack Hample collected some virtual flying objects thrown his way on social media after compiling numerous souvenirs at Sunday night's Major League Baseball game at Fort Bragg reserved for military personnel and their family members.

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  • Wimbledon 2016: Serena Williams to play Angelique Kerber in final
Wimbledon 2016: Serena Williams to play Angelique Kerber in final

In January, the left-handed Kerber beat Serena in the Australian Open final for her first Grand Slam title. But the younger Williams sister, who defeated Garbine Muguruza in last year's final, will be out for revenge as she targets a seventh title at the All-England Club and a record-equalling 22nd Grand Slam.

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  • Djokovic shows rare fallibility in shock loss to Querrey
Djokovic shows rare fallibility in shock loss to Querrey

He made at least the semifinals at Wimbledon every year since 2010. Although the match played over two days due to a series of rain delays, Djokovic said the weather wasn't a factor. The Thousand Oaks High product, ranked No. 41 in the world, went to bed Friday night with an improbable two-sets-to-love lead on world No. 1 Novak Djokovic ...

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  • Tour de France to begin its 103rd edition
Tour de France to begin its 103rd edition

The Italian aims for success in the upcoming Olympic Games road race, but he should still be a force to be reckoned with in France . Britain's Chris Froome, second left, rides with his team-mates during a training two days before the start of the Tour de France cycling race, at the team hotel in Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, France .

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  • Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel injures knee, out 3-6 weeks
Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel injures knee, out 3-6 weeks

In fact, Boston manager John Farrell was as confused by his injury as was most of the baseball loving public. The right-handed reliever felt some discomfort after coming off the field and underwent an MRI on Friday night that revealed the injury.

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  • Ryan Giggs Leaves Man Utd For 'New Challenge'
Ryan Giggs Leaves Man Utd For 'New Challenge'

Ryan Giggs has ended his 29-year association with Manchester United, the club has confirmed. "It's healthy to have high expectations". " People can judge footballers on many aspects of their game , but to play for Manchester United means there is a competitiveness and intensity in every single game", Ferguson told the club's official website...

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  • WWE SummerSlam 2016 rumors: Brock Lesnar to take on Randy Orton?
WWE SummerSlam 2016 rumors: Brock Lesnar to take on Randy Orton?

What happens Saturday will probably go a long way into deciding whether or not Lesnar fights in the Octagon past UFC 200 . So Lesnar did what any normal person would do when an article of clothing is too tight - he asked to see the next size up.

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  • SA team captures fourth stage win at Tour de France
SA team captures fourth stage win at Tour de France

Valverde finished third at this year's Giro d'Italia, laying the groundwork for an assault on the Tour title that already appears to be taking shape, as was shown in Friday's outing. Belgian rider Greg Van Avermaet's almost six-minute lead of the Tour de France ought to come under threat in the second consecutive stage in the Pyrenees on Satur...

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  • Indians roll to 11th in row over Tigers
Indians roll to 11th in row over Tigers

When you look at things in a little more depth, the Tigers look more like a mediocre team that is more likely to fall back in the second half of the season than to move forward. The difference between losing in a sweep and finding a way to win the last game of a series after dropping the first two can be incalculable. Kinsler fell behind, 0-2...

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  • Welcome To The Central Division, P.K. Subban
Welcome To The Central Division, P.K. Subban

BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo Sabres have signed defenseman Casey Nelson to a two-year contract extension. "It's tough", the 24-year-old Hall said in a conference call. Hockey isn't exactly a haven for non-conformists like Subban, and the reserved, modest Weber is surely more temperamentally in tune with the Habs' old-school coach and front office.

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  • Cummings' win could open up the road to Rio
Cummings' win could open up the road to Rio

Stephen Cummings on Friday extended the Afro-British domination of the Tour de France by winning the seventh stage in the Pyrenees, but there was a bloody finish when an inflatable arch collapsed. It could have been a lot worse with the peloton sprinting at 70 kph (45 mph). There's not much you can do, I had no time to react. The expected firew...

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  • Pomeranz limits Dodgers to 2 hits in 6-0 loss to Padres
Pomeranz limits Dodgers to 2 hits in 6-0 loss to Padres

Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig reacts after hitting a fly ball during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Thursday, July 7, 2016, in Los Angeles . In 344 innings across those two seasons, Ryu pitched to a stellar 3.17 ERA while averaging 7.7 K/9 against 2.0 BB/9 to go along with a strong 49.2 percent ground-ball ra...

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