• Huge money flowing in National Basketball Association free agency
Huge money flowing in National Basketball Association free agency

The Mavs had committed to signing Barnes, the 24-year-old forward who was a key role player for the Warriors, to a max offer sheet worth $94 million over four years on Thursday. Bogut and Barnes likely won't be enough to help make the Mavericks title contenders again. Jennings will finally join the Knicks after they passed on him in the 2009 NB...

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  • Dwyane Wade Joins LeBron James - In Going Home
Dwyane Wade Joins LeBron James - In Going Home

Oxbridge Academy junior guard Keidron Smith also is supportive of Wade's decision to leave Miami. Listening to Wade and Heat president Pat Riley after the season, one was inclined to believe they would reach another deal and continue the longstanding partnership.

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  • Mavs GM handcuffs Harrison Barnes after contract signing
Mavs GM handcuffs Harrison Barnes after contract signing

Barnes commemorated his fresh start on Twitter while also sending a classy farewell missive to the Bay Area. Small forward Harrison Barnes , who had already agreed to a four-year, $94 million contract with Dallas, has officially signed the offer to join the Mavericks .

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  • India PM Modi to visit SA as part of African tour
India PM Modi to visit SA as part of African tour

China has argued forcefully that exceptions can not be made for certain states, and accepting India as a member would be unfair to Pakistan, raising regional tension. Several agreements are expected to be signed with each country, the foreign ministry said, and energy and food security will be key issues. He indicated India's commitment to buy pu...

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  • Belgium prima donnas say Wales defeat is all the manager's fault
Belgium prima donnas say Wales defeat is all the manager's fault

The devoted fans celebrated and sang the famous lines "don't take me home, please don't take me home" deep into the night in Lille, Cardiff and elsewhere - while praise was heaped on the team. "I don't want to say it's "once in a lifetime stuff" because I want to see us up there in tournaments in the future". Their attacking players have found th...

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  • Euro 2016: Spain defeat hard to take, admits Iniesta
Euro 2016: Spain defeat hard to take, admits Iniesta

Spain were completely out-fought and out-thought over the 90 minutes, with the goals coming from Giorgio Chiellini's rebound after David De Gea had saved Eder's free kick midway through the first half, and Graziano Pelle's clincher with time nearly up.

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  • Joseph Parker reacts to Anthony Joshua win, says 'let's get it on!'
Joseph Parker reacts to Anthony Joshua win, says 'let's get it on!'

Britain's Anthony Joshua has retained his IBF heavyweight boxing crown and could now put it on the line against New Zealand's Joseph Parker . Joshua's fellow Briton Tyson Fury will defend his World Boxing Association (WBA) and World Boxing Organisation (WBO) belts against former lineal champion Wladimir Klitschko later in the year now afte...

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  • Hosts Italy, Serbia win opener at Olympic qualifying events
Hosts Italy, Serbia win opener at Olympic qualifying events

While 18 teams are competing in three separate tournaments in Serbia, Philippines and Italy, only the victor of each event will earn a spot in the Rio Games. France leaned on its two National Basketball Association veterans Tony Parker and Boris Diaw and Euro League Most Valuable Player Nando De Colo to stop the hard fighting Philippines team led b...

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  • Vettel gets another five-place grid penalty
Vettel gets another five-place grid penalty

Saturday's problem resulted in a late replacement, meaning he drops five places to 11th for the the Silverstone race. Ferrari later confirmed that the German's vehicle was being fitted with a new gearbox ahead of Saturday's qualifying. "We didn't have anything [like it] before so it might be something to do with the track-band, it happened at t...

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  • Serena Williams wins Wimbledon, her record-tying 22nd Grand Slam title
Serena Williams wins Wimbledon, her record-tying 22nd Grand Slam title

It may have taken a little longer than expected, but Serena Williams has now tied Steffi Graf for the most Grand Slam wins in the Open era. Now Williams stands behind only Margaret Court's all-time mark of 24. On Thursday Williams tweeted a screenshot reporting the police shooting of Philando Castile in Minnesota, the second of two black men sh...

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  • Serena Williams wins 7th Wimbledon title
Serena Williams wins 7th Wimbledon title

In her hands was the symbol of a year's frustration banished. She tossed the ball and exploded up, the racket a dark blur against the lime-green background. She projected an aura of calm assurance and reclaimed superiority all week. "I put a lot of that pressure on myself", Williams said. Kept coming close without quite getting it.

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  • Andy Murray shows why he's favourite for Wimbledon against Nick Kyrgios
Andy Murray shows why he's favourite for Wimbledon against Nick Kyrgios

Federer reached his 14th Wimbledon quarterfinal and tied Martina Navratilova's all-time Grand Slam record of 306 match wins on Monday. A focused Kyrgios took the third set after breaking left-hander Lopez in the eighth game and needed a single break of serve in the fourth set to complete the job.

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  • Pepe back in training with Portugal squad ahead of Euro 2016 final
Pepe back in training with Portugal squad ahead of Euro 2016 final

After a halting start to the tournament, France has gained in confidence, routing Iceland 5-2 in the quarterfinals and then beating World Cup victor Germany 2-0 in the semifinals. "Today I feel more Portuguese", added Silva, who like Guerreiro has a Portuguese father and a French mother. "I've been at my club, a very demanding club, for 10 years ...

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  • 22! Williams tops Kerber at Wimbledon, ties Graf's Slam mark
22! Williams tops Kerber at Wimbledon, ties Graf's Slam mark

Williams lost only one set this fortnight, the opener of her second-round match against Christina McHale of the USA last week. Kept coming close without quite getting it. Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber are on serve at the first changeover of the second set in the women's final at Wimbledon. Williams hammered second serves that float...

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  • Kevin Durant: I'm not a villain, and Westbrook's still my friend
Kevin Durant: I'm not a villain, and Westbrook's still my friend

Between the huge signings of mediocre players and now KD defecting to the Warriors, there are really only five or six teams you are interested in watching-and only three of those have a real shot to win the championship. We all can dream. He sounded more nervous than he has appeared in a long time, and he's sensitive to the fact that he disappointe...

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  • Pokemon GO: How to Use Incense and What it Does
Pokemon GO: How to Use Incense and What it Does

Pokemon Go has officially been launched on both Android and iOS devices 24 hours ago. Using augmented reality to merge the Pokémon GO world with the real world, the game takes a completely new approach to the infamous Pokémon title. Experts from Proofpoint discovered a Pokemon Go APK containing the DroidJack remote access kit on VirusTotal, a repos...

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  • Jens Lehmann posts cryptic Joachim Low tweet after Germany Euro 2016 exit
Jens Lehmann posts cryptic Joachim Low tweet after Germany Euro 2016 exit

Germany reverted to their standard 4-2-3-1 formation against France having played a back-three against Italy in the quarterfinals. They dominated the first half, however, before an Antoine Griezmann penalty put the tournament hosts ahead on the stroke of halftime.

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  • Cheika presses on after historic series loss to England
Cheika presses on after historic series loss to England

Australia team: 1 James Slipper, 2 Stephen Moore (captain), 3 Sekope Kepu, 4 Will Skelton, 5 Rob Simmons, 6 Scott Fardy, 7 Michael Hooper (vice-captain), 8 Sean McMahon, 9 Nick Phipps, 10 Bernard Foley, 11 Rob Horne (vice-captain), 12 Matt Toomua, 13 Tevita Kuridrani, 14 Dane Haylett-Petty, 15 Israel Folau.

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  • Kentucky State Police providing race traffic updates
Kentucky State Police providing race traffic updates

Before Kentucky Speedway was repaved, Keselowski enjoyed the fourth best average finish here - 9.6 - bolstered by two Cup wins. Keselowski has the second best driver rating (behind Kyle Busch) at Kentucky and has two wins there (matching Kyle Busch ).

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  • Serena Williams Wins Yet Another Wimbledon Championship
Serena Williams Wins Yet Another Wimbledon Championship

Williams got a well-deserved standing ovation when she received the ladies' singles trophy for the seventh time. Serena kept that record; she is now 20-0 in Grand Slam finals when she wins the first set. Soon enough, she was wrapping Kerber in a warm embrace, then holding up those fingers to symbolize "22". The women's final at Wimbledon h...

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