• Should Warriors let Harrison Barnes go to Mavs on a max deal?
Should Warriors let Harrison Barnes go to Mavs on a max deal?

The Warriors will have three days to match the offer sheet Barnes signed . This time, the Mavs were not going to allow Barnes to pull a Jordan on them. He should also be a terrific mentor to the Mavs' young bigs and won't impact the team's cap situation next summer. He addresses their desire to add youth and athleticism this offseason and repl...

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  • Yoenis Cespedes hits home run into third deck at Citi Field
Yoenis Cespedes hits home run into third deck at Citi Field

That finally ended the night for deGrom, who walked one and struck out seven. But there are opportunities offensively in those close games to get it done also. The Mets are hanging on by a string in the National League East. Given the lead for the second time , Colon did not relent. The 2015 Cy Young award-winning Arrieta is in the run for t...

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  • Bumgarner hits, pitches Giants past Athletics
Bumgarner hits, pitches Giants past Athletics

But Bumgarner's leadoff double was just the kind of momentum swing that the Giants needed after Tuesday's bullpen implosion and Wednesday's follies afield. The two collided, leading to one of San Francisco's two three-base errors in the game. The Oakland Athletics offense has caught fire lately, and they've won seven of their last eight games when ...

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  • Steven Matz, Noah Syndergaard Pitching With Bone Spurs
Steven Matz, Noah Syndergaard Pitching With Bone Spurs

NY is also 2-6 in their last eight road games, and 2-9 in their last 11 against the National League East. Wilson Ramos , who caught the shutout, had two hits and his two-run double in the seventh gave the Nationals a 5-0 cushion. He has tossed three scoreless innings to begin his career, needing only 32 pitches to do it. The Mets are 4-1 ...

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  • UFC 200: Brazil's Nunes surprises Miesha Tate, Brock Lesnar beats Mark Hunt
UFC 200: Brazil's Nunes surprises Miesha Tate, Brock Lesnar beats Mark Hunt

Cormier stuck to non-commital jabs and disciplined striking to get the fight to the ground and keep Silva on his back for the vast majority of the 15 minute bout. Jose Aldo turned his attention to a rematch with Conor McGregor after claiming the interim featherweight title with an unanimous decision over Frankie Edgar at UFC 200 in Las Vegas .

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  • Gatlin edges Merritt in 200-meter final at US Trials
Gatlin edges Merritt in 200-meter final at US Trials

He may double up in both races in Rio. Lagat holds the current American track and field records in the 5,000 meters, 3,000 meters, and 1,500 meters. Moments later, Merritt stole the show; the runner known more for the 400 turned in a 200 time of 19.74 seconds, the fastest mark in the world this season.

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  • British Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton becomes most successful driver in Silverstone history
British Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton becomes most successful driver in Silverstone history

Hamilton took a lights to flag victory, only conceding the lead briefly during his first stop, finishing seven seconds ahead of Rosberg . Lewis Hamilton streaked away to comfortably win his home British Grand Prix on Sunday, with Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg hanging on for a provisional second.

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  • Doubled up. Felix finishes 4th, no chance for Olympic double
Doubled up. Felix finishes 4th, no chance for Olympic double

Raisman qualified for her second-straight Olympic games Sunday night. MyKayla Skinner finished fourth at trials, but she adds little anywhere besides vault. Nine months ago, Douglas' comeback trajectory since taking time off after the Olympics seemed on course, propelling her onto the world team and into second place in the all-around competiti...

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  • France gears up for huge security operation at Euro 2016
France gears up for huge security operation at Euro 2016

Ronaldo won three Premier League titles and the Champions League alongside Ferdinand during six seasons together as teammates at Manchester United, and the former defender insists it is the big occasions that bring out the best in the Portugal captain.

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  • Murphy homers again vs Mets, leads Nationals to 3-2 win
Murphy homers again vs Mets, leads Nationals to 3-2 win

We've seen it. You know it's still there, you've seen the bat speed. "It's humbling, very humbling", Murphy said before turning to a Nationals spokesman. "That's human nature and its part of the game". "But when you get him in certain counts where he's looking to pull, he's now risky, because he can hit a homer".

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  • Tigers' Cabrera ejected in 6th inning against Indians
Tigers' Cabrera ejected in 6th inning against Indians

The first-place Indians , who have outscored the Tigers 77-24 this year, lead the division by 7½ games over second-place Detroit . Cleveland's 14-game home winning streak was the longest home winning streak by any team in the American League since the Indians won 14 games in a row at home in April and May of 2011.

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  • Dunn scores 21, shines again for Timberwolves
Dunn scores 21, shines again for Timberwolves

The Thomas & Mack Center is shown on the opening day of the 2016 NBA Summer League. He also made 1 of 2 3-pointers. Second-year guard Norman Powell scored 29 for Toronto. Buddy Hield, the sixth overall pick, scored 21 for the Pelicans. In his final season at Providence, Dunn averaged 16.4 points and 5.8 assists per game while leading the Friars...

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  • Bumgarner one-hits D-backs as Giants cap sweep
Bumgarner one-hits D-backs as Giants cap sweep

Goldschmidt had two hits while Yasmany Tomas and Brandon Drury each drove in a run for Arizona. Bumgarner, an All-Star Game selection who will be ineligible to appear in the game because he started Sunday, was five outs away from a possible no-hitter before gave up a one-out single to left-handed-hitting Jake Lamb in the eighth.

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  • British GP 2016: Lewis Hamilton Silverstone hat-trick boosts title bid
British GP 2016: Lewis Hamilton Silverstone hat-trick boosts title bid

Rosberg had finished second at Silverstone behind teammate Lewis Hamilton, and just 1.339s ahead of Red Bull's Max Verstappen. Hamilton led from start to finish in a race which began behind the safety vehicle following a deluge of rain at the Northamptonshire circuit.

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  • Chris Froome in yellow for Pyrenean test
Chris Froome in yellow for Pyrenean test

Thanks to the hard work of his teammates at the front of the peloton in the four major climbs of the day, Froome arrived in flawless condition at Peyresourde. In third at the same time as Yates is Spaniard Joaquim Rodriguez (Katusha), who was third on the stage. In the overall classification, Froome holds a 16-second lead over Yates, with Dan M...

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  • Miami Heat to celebrate Dwyane Wade's career on Friday
Miami Heat to celebrate Dwyane Wade's career on Friday

Wade averaged 19 points. Rondo officially signed with the team Thursday, and will play for his third team in three years. But as Wade recounted Thursday morning, there were other more nerve-racking things on his mind. Both also wanted the ball in their hands. Wade will play with Rajon Rondo, Jimmy Butler , Robin Lopez, Nikola Mirotic, Doug M...

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  • Thibaut Courtois critical of Belgium manager Marc Wilmots after Euro 2016 exit
Thibaut Courtois critical of Belgium manager Marc Wilmots after Euro 2016 exit

Wales came from behind to beat Belgium 3-1 in Lille and earn a clash against Portugal - Wales' first major tournament semi-final. Defender Ben Davies will also miss the semi-final and Ramsey described his foul as a "natural reaction", accepting he deserved to be booked for the offence.

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  • Brandon Nimmo keys New York Mets' comeback win over Chicago Cubs
Brandon Nimmo keys New York Mets' comeback win over Chicago Cubs

In tonight's game, Bartolo Colon will take the mound and try for a third win in the series. He doesn't have top velocity - peaked at about 91 in this one - and his command is even worse. A tip o' the cap to Cespedes. Jacob deGrom (3-4 2.67 ERA) has a solid ERA and he is coming off a great start, but he still does not have a win in the last two mon...

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  • No Reason To Rush An Amanda Nunes And Ronda Rousey Fight
No Reason To Rush An Amanda Nunes And Ronda Rousey Fight

And so it was Miesha Tate (18-6) defending her 135-pound title against Amanda Nunes (13-4) to close out the biggest event in the history of mixed martial arts. According to a Yahoo Sports report, Lesnar was guaranteed $2.5 million for the fight. The Irish star stood amid the floor crowd at cageside when the fight began.

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  • Rangers promote Lohse from Triple-A, starts vs Twins
Rangers promote Lohse from Triple-A, starts vs Twins

Texas heads to the break with a 5 1/2-game lead, their smallest since June 14, and losers of seven of the last nine games. Twins starter Kyle Gibson struck out six but allowed four runs in five innings, his shortest outing in his last six starts.

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