• Andy Murray beats Milos Raonic to win second Wimbledon title
Andy Murray beats Milos Raonic to win second Wimbledon title

The tiebreak in the final set went similarly, as Murray won the first five points to all but clinch his title win. Whether it's the "Big 3" of Federer, Djokovic, and Nadal or the "Big 4" (tacking on Murray), dominance by a select few in men's tennis remains the norm.

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  • Portugal's Pepe fit for Euro 2016 final
Portugal's Pepe fit for Euro 2016 final

In 2004, trophyless Ronaldo was only 19 as Portugal went down to Greece at the Stadium of Light 12 years ago. "When we got here, we visited the Eiffel Tower and the Champs-Elysees and we started preparing ourselves psychologically for this match".

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  • Amanda Nunes finishes Miesha Tate in a hurry at UFC 200
Amanda Nunes finishes Miesha Tate in a hurry at UFC 200

UFC 200 was absolutely stacked with stars even before Anderson Silva agreed to replace Jones on two days' notice against Daniel Cormier. Tate was bloodied and unsteady by the time Nunes sunk in a rear naked choke and ended it 3:16 into the first round.

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  • Rajon Rondo's blueprint for 'three alphas' to thrive with Bulls
Rajon Rondo's blueprint for 'three alphas' to thrive with Bulls

It's still surreal and I'm still numb. Wade is leaving Miami after a much longer stay (13 years) and heading home to his birthplace: Chicago . Wade, 34, leaves Miami as inarguably the city's greatest sports star. Heat digital and social media platforms will feature photo galleries, graphics and videos of Wade throughout the day. The first came...

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  • Josh Bell hits grand slam in Pirates' 12-6 win over Cubs
Josh Bell hits grand slam in Pirates' 12-6 win over Cubs

Pittsburgh beat Chicago for just the second time in 10 meetings this season. In the seventh, Josh Bell contributed as a pinch-hitter for the third game in a row. In the club's first 67 games, the Cubs gave up 30 home runs. Pirates starter Francisco Liriano went five-plus innings and allowing two runs and three hits with three walks and thre...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo's Euro 2016 ends in tears
Cristiano Ronaldo's Euro 2016 ends in tears

The post Euro 2016 final: France keep team that beat Germany appeared first on Punch Newspapers . Portugal coach Fernando Santos, left, comforts Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo who suffered an injury during the Euro 2016 final soccer match between Portugal and France at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, Sunday, July 1...

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  • Olympic High? High-schoolers move on in 200 meters at trials
Olympic High? High-schoolers move on in 200 meters at trials

Obviously, the Olympic Trials are largely attended by outsiders: non-Eugene residents with no formal or even informal relation with the University of Oregon. The final of the three heats was aided by a 1.4 m/s wind and was by far the fastest, won by LaShawn Merritt in 19.74 seconds. Lagat, the American record holder, was considered a long shot to...

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  • Andy Murray wins second Wimbledon title with demolition of Raonic
Andy Murray wins second Wimbledon title with demolition of Raonic

Against Raonic, Murray was a favorite in a major final for the first time , and opportunistically seized the chance. While it's Raonic's first Grand Slam final, it'll be the 11th of 29-year-old Murray's career. But when Murray won the day, Mandair said she was happy with the outcome. That earned him a break point in the third game but Raonic fou...

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  • Orioles set Major League Baseball home run record for June
Orioles set Major League Baseball home run record for June

Smith's two-run homer helped the Mariners jump out to a 4-0 lead in the fifth inning. "Obviously, how a year ago ended isn't how you write it up". For all that, the Mariners had trouble landing a knockout blow. Walker (4-6), who was 2-0 in April and 0-5 in May, developed painful tendinitis in his right foot about a month ago. But Karns steadied...

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  • Diamondbacks trade closer Ziegler to Red Sox for 2 prospects
Diamondbacks trade closer Ziegler to Red Sox for 2 prospects

He got off to another slow start Friday, allowing two runs in the first inning. The Red Sox acquired Arizona closer Brad Ziegler early Saturday, hours after learning Kimbrel would likely be sidelined for three-to-six weeks with an injured left knee.

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  • Murray and Raonic on serve in 3rd set
Murray and Raonic on serve in 3rd set

They've had to keep waiting for an answer, especially when he was the runner-up at Wimbledon in 2014, and Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in 2015. The Thornhill, Ont., product lost in straight sets to Andy Murray in the Wimbledon final Sunday in the first major singles championship match to feature a Canadian man.

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  • Portugal wins Euro 2016 with extra-time victory over France
Portugal wins Euro 2016 with extra-time victory over France

Portugal is unbeaten in its 13 competitive fixtures under Fernando Santos (winning nine and drawing four). True France might have been favorites to win this final given its home advantage, but this was a real opportunity for Ronaldo to showcase his talents in an worldwide final and add to the countless starring roles he has produced for Real M...

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  • Global audience of 300M for Euro 2016 final
Global audience of 300M for Euro 2016 final

He is among the best in the world, if not the best. "I will try to defend as on anyone, leaving less space for him". "I've played against Griezmann several times in Spain", he continued. "In the 4-2-3-1 formation, Griezmann is in a position that he often occupies in Atletico Madrid. He is crucial and important to us, not only with goals but a...

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  • UFC 200: Brock Lesnar beats Mark Hunt in return to the octagon
UFC 200: Brock Lesnar beats Mark Hunt in return to the octagon

Daniel Cormier beat Anderson Silva in convincing fashion as he picked up a unanimous decision . Finally, the women's bantamweight title changed hands for the fourth time in eight months tonight in a bout between Miesha Tate (18-6) and Amanda Nunes (13-4).

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  • US Open: The latest from the final round
US Open: The latest from the final round

Last month, she had the 54-hole lead at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship and was caught from behind by Brooke Henderson's 65. World number one Lydia Ko has moved into the lead after day three of the US Women's Open at the CordeValle Golf Club in California.

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  • Lucas Giolito, MLB's Top Prospect Has Debut Shortened by Rain
Lucas Giolito, MLB's Top Prospect Has Debut Shortened by Rain

At the time Collins was hoping Syndergaard could give him some peace of mind with a gem against the Nationals . "You belong here.' That's just what I tried to prove", the 21-year-old said. Dodgers 5, Pirates 4: A.J. Ellis hit a tiebreaking, two-out infield single that capped a four-run fifth inning, and Los Angeles rallied to beat Pittsburgh and ...

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  • Donaldson powers Blue Jays past Tigers
Donaldson powers Blue Jays past Tigers

CF Kevin Pillar went 1-for-4 Saturday in the 3-2 loss to the Detroit Tigers to extend his hitting streak to six games. Matt Boyd allowed one run and four hits in five innings for Detroit. Boring struck out Carlos Gomez with pinch-runner George Springer on first to record his first save. He was not at his sharpest but he held the Tigers to two r...

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  • Serena Williams Might Retire With Venus Williams
Serena Williams Might Retire With Venus Williams

Despite their high profiles, the pair can hardly be said to have a rivalry - Williams has won 19 of their 21 meetings. Kerber may have beaten Williams at the Australian Open final but the German trails 6-2 overall. Serena Williams put the icing on the cake of another magnificent Wimbledon campaign by teaming up with sister Venus for a sixth ...

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  • Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Murder of Girlfriend
Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Murder of Girlfriend

A longer prison term than that handed down, according to Masipa, would "not serve justice". The former gold-medal-winning Paralympian will be eligible to apply for parole in three years, so it is possible he will only serve half his sentence.

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  • UEFA to publish top officials pay deals for 1st time
UEFA to publish top officials pay deals for 1st time

Blatter had his bans for ethics violations upheld in February, though his initial ban of eight years was reduced to six. Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter reacts during a panel discussion in Basel, Switzerland April 15, 2016. The Ethics Committee also subjected both of the football executives to financial fines, obliging Blatter to pay 50,000 S...

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