• Keselowski wins for 3rd time at Kentucky Speedway
Keselowski wins for 3rd time at Kentucky Speedway

Kurt Busch, through 17 races before Saturday night's Quaker State 400 , had completed 4,935 laps in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competition. Do you play fantasy NASCAR? I think the most important thing to remember is regardless of how tough these repaves are, this track in particular has that difference between Turn 3 and turns 1 and 2.

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  • Ranking the Top 10 Women's Players After Wimbledon 2016
Ranking the Top 10 Women's Players After Wimbledon 2016

Serena expects a lot by her : "I put a lot of that pressure on myself". After the win, Williams raised two fingers on each hand to show off the magic number. Williams and Kerber then exchanged a long hug to cap an enthralling battle. Reuters reported the first set was a fierce back-and-forth battle, but that Williams capitalized midway through ...

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  • Busch goes high for win at Kentucky — XFINITY
Busch goes high for win at Kentucky — XFINITY

Repaved and remodeled since last year's race, Kentucky Speedway put NASCAR's best drivers to a demanding test Saturday night. "I think it's just red". Racing three- and four-wide was good off of the corners. But this was not the same bumpy, abrasive Kentucky Speedway where Keselowski went to Victory Lane in 2012 and 2014.

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  • Serena Williams Wins Wimbledon In Straight Sets For 22nd Grand Slam Title
Serena Williams Wins Wimbledon In Straight Sets For 22nd Grand Slam Title

Williams will have to start talking about it now. "Now that she has 22, Serena is not someone who equals records". I think it took a lot of time. "She hates losing and I love that fact: that's what makes her so great". Williams wasnt even done for the day after her singles match. With their 6-3, 6-4 win over Yaroslava Shvedova and Timea Babos...

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  • Canada scores crucial semifinal win at Olympic basketball qualifier
Canada scores crucial semifinal win at Olympic basketball qualifier

Now Canada must wait until the 2020 Tokyo Games, a full 20 years after the men's last Olympic appearance - in 2000 in Sydney. "He's our energy guy", said head coach Jay Triano. "We've had a mixture of games". Melvin Ejim had 13 points for Canada and Anthony Bennett had nine. The three other Brampton players were starters.

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  • Senate Passes GMO Labeling Bill
Senate Passes GMO Labeling Bill

Most contend such labeling is unnecessary, since genetically modified foods are safe, but say the Roberts-Stabenow bill is preferable to a "patch-work quilt" of state labels. With final approval in the Senate, the federal GMO labeling bill now moves to the House of Representatives for consideration, where it is expected to pass.

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  • Egyptian FM to visit Israel in first such visit in a decade
Egyptian FM to visit Israel in first such visit in a decade

The Israeli prime minister said back then that he could consider the Arab peace initiative introduced in 2002 before saying that it would require amendments. Shoukry visited Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank last month. Gendelman, who said the visit was requested by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, extended his welcome ...

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  • Lakers defeat Sixers in showdown of top two NBA Draft picks
Lakers defeat Sixers in showdown of top two NBA Draft picks

Those are solid numbers against National Basketball Association veterans, but in 36 minutes of play against youngsters, Russell was looking to stand out even more. Their pressure was really taking us out of everything we were trying to do. "I think that when you don't knock shots down, you've got to find a way to do something else and try to impa...

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  • Andy Murray seeks 3rd major title; Milos Raonic bids for 1st
Andy Murray seeks 3rd major title; Milos Raonic bids for 1st

Central Time; coverage will be televised live on ESPN starting at 7:30 a.m. CT and going until 1:30 p.m. Raonic, originally from Thornhill, Ont., is headed to his first career Grand Slam final after defeating Swiss star Roger Federer in a breakthrough semifinal performance.

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  • Sophomore defensive end Jonathan Ledbetter arrested for second time in four months
Sophomore defensive end Jonathan Ledbetter arrested for second time in four months

Ledbetter's bond has been set for $2,000 - $1,500 for the DUI charge and $500 for the underage possession charge. When the charges were dismissed it became unclear if he would still serve the suspension. Early Sunday morning, Ledbetter was arrested by Athens-Clarke County Police for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and underage p...

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  • Perez homers, makes key pickoff to lead Royals over Mariners
Perez homers, makes key pickoff to lead Royals over Mariners

In New York, Stephen Strasburg stayed undefeated, winning a marquee pitching matchup against an ailing Noah Syndergaard by tossing seven innings of two-hit ball. If the Mariners could pick up an easy run in the eighth - and a fly ball to the outfield would do the trick - their job would get much easier in the ninth; they'd need only one run to ti...

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  • Contador pulls out of 2016 Tour de France, blames fever
Contador pulls out of 2016 Tour de France, blames fever

Froome, gunning for a third Tour title, attacked where his rivals were not expecting him to and gained 13 seconds on them, plus a 10-second time bonus for his stage win. "What you've got in Chris is a great racer", Sky team principal Sir Dave Brailsford said. "Well this year we'll make them unpredictable and make people guess what we'll try and d...

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  • Froome wearing yellow during 9th stage of Tour de France
Froome wearing yellow during 9th stage of Tour de France

They were sticking to us. "I didn't save much (energy) to be honest, let's see". The incident threatened to take some of the shine off a brilliant stage victory from the 31-year-old Briton. "No doubt people out there will be calculating my VAM (average descent speed) going down the last climb, and that it was off the charts", the defending cham...

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  • Another one in the Bag! Williams Sisters win 6th Wimbledon Doubles Title
Another one in the Bag! Williams Sisters win 6th Wimbledon Doubles Title

Serena Williams defeated Germany's Angelique Kerber to win her seventh Wimbledon women's singles title. Since then she has won nine of a possible 17 slam titles and is poised to break another of Graf's records of 186 weeks as world number one.

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  • UFC 200: Silva replaces Jones to fight Cormier
UFC 200: Silva replaces Jones to fight Cormier

Wrestling was the name of the game for Cormier as he started employing ground-and-pound and ground Silva's energy away controlling the fight from the top. "They won fights in a row and both of them deserve title shots". White noted that he did not want to disrupt the fight cards for UFC 200 as it has already been disrupted when USADA flagged Jo...

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  • Porcello wins again at home, Bosox hand Rays 5th loss in row
Porcello wins again at home, Bosox hand Rays 5th loss in row

The 27-year-old would lose both starts, combining for just 10.2 innings pitched yielding ten runs, 15 hits, and seven walks. While Ziegler has not been as dominant as he was last season, he will undoubtedly spell Koji Uehara and Junichi Tazawa needed rest, while filling in for current closer Craig Kimbrell when needed.

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  • Serena williams greedy for more glory after wimbledon triumph
Serena williams greedy for more glory after wimbledon triumph

Thats what Serena Williams said after her semifinal victory at Wimbledon when asked what it would mean for her to match Steffi Grafs record of 22 Grand Slam championships in the Open era . "I didn't come from any money or anything, but I did have a dream - and that's all you really need". And then I started playing a little better! Margaret ...

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  • 3 talking points following Serena Williams' Wimbledon win over Angelique Kerber
3 talking points following Serena Williams' Wimbledon win over Angelique Kerber

If she wasn't already one of the best tennis players ever, Serena Williams solidified her case Saturday by winning Wimbledon in straight sets for her 22nd Grand Slam title. Kerber beat Williams in three sets in the Australian Open final in January for her first Grand Slam title. The Williams sisters now have a remarkable 14-0 record when ...

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  • Wales squad get hero's welcome in Cardiff on Euro 2016 return
Wales squad get hero's welcome in Cardiff on Euro 2016 return

While committed to Wales for the remainder of his contract, Coleman said: " I am sure this will be my last campaign whether we qualify or not ". "The staff have been unbelievable, they have helped this team on", said midfielder Aaron Ramsey, one of the stand-out players of the entire Euro 2016 tournament.

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  • Gatlin, Lagat bull their way into Olympics
Gatlin, Lagat bull their way into Olympics

On May 28, he sentimentally ran at the Prefontaine Classic at Hayward Field for the 15th and final time. Lagat is 41 years old, which for any elite athlete is retirement-home age and for distance runners might as well be hospice. His coach's final words of advice - "Get out and stay out" - also flashed through his head. London Games medalists Ari...

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