• Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons in the NBA, Twitter reacts
Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons in the NBA, Twitter reacts

While Kobe Bryant soaked up every moment of his final season by announcing his impending retirement beforehand, in typical Duncan fashion he left his intentions a mystery and let the team make the announcement official on Monday . The Spurs have trademarked their unselfishness approach to offense and will continue to play the same way after...

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  • Dimitri Payet hails France Euro 2016 performance as best yet
Dimitri Payet hails France Euro 2016 performance as best yet

Payet went over to kiss the left boot of Griezmann, the team's top scorer with four goals at Euro 2016. Giroud added a fifth for France immediately after in the 60th minute from a attractive freekick by Payet. "It's a fantastic team, even if we maybe helped them a little bit in the first half", he said. Deschamps hailed his side's performance tho...

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  • Elon Musk Teases a Secret Tesla 'Master Plan'
Elon Musk Teases a Secret Tesla 'Master Plan'

This later came to be called the (in)famous Tesla Model S. Wall Street also gave a big thumbs down to Tesla's proposal to acquire alternative energy company SolarCity. Back in August of 2006, Musk published a blog post that detailed the automaker's "Secret Tesla Motors Master Plan (just between you and me)", in which he spelled out Tesla's ...

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  • Lewis Hamilton cruises to historic F1 British Grand Prix hat-trick
Lewis Hamilton cruises to historic F1 British Grand Prix hat-trick

A heavy shower shortly before the start caused a safety vehicle start, and when the safety auto went in on lap five several teams including Ferrari went straight into the pits for the intermediate tyres. The triple Formula One world champion, who turned crowd-surfer after the podium celebrations, basked in the adulation of a 130,000-strong crowd as...

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  • Milos Raoni beats Swiss Maestro Roger Federer in Grand Slam Tennis
Milos Raoni beats Swiss Maestro Roger Federer in Grand Slam Tennis

And the effort took its toll on the 17-time major victor in the day's first semi-final, which reached a crescendo just after Federer needed treatment on his right thigh and jarred his left knee and foot in a worrying fall. Milos Raonic has warned Andy Murray he will not be "sucked into his game" when the pair do battle in the Wimbledon final o...

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  • 5-time NBA champion Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons
5-time NBA champion Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons

Five-time National Basketball Association (NBA) champion Tim Duncan announced his retirement on Monday, July 11 after 19 years in the league. " he joked. The Silver and Black won at least 50 games the last 17 seasons, the longest streak in league history, and posted at least a. 600 winning percentage in each of Duncan's 19 seasons, an all-time re...

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  • Giants sign P Brad Wing to extension through 2019
Giants sign P Brad Wing to extension through 2019

Brad Wing is staying with the Giants. Financial terms were not available, but NFL.com reported that the extension was worth $6.45 million, with $3.725 million in guarantees (including a $2 million signing bonus). He was acquired from the Steelers for a seventh-round draft pick last September and the former LSU star was one of the bright spots for ...

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  • Did Bradley Cooper Make Irina Shayk Cry At Wimbledon?
Did Bradley Cooper Make Irina Shayk Cry At Wimbledon?

News. "Everything is fine". Though the couple seemed to be on better terms later in the day - perhaps Murray's win lightened the mood - Cooper and Shayk had become something of a spectacle at the tournament. The 30-year-old supermodel gave the "Limitless" actor, 41, the cold shoulder as he whispered in her ear during the game. The awkward momen...

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  • Juventus want Pogba to renew his contract - Raiola
Juventus want Pogba to renew his contract - Raiola

Manchester United's summer transfer plans could suffer a major blow after Paul Pogba's agent suggested that his client could sign a new deal at Juventus . " There is a lot of talk about Paul's future, but maybe he will not leave Juventus ", Raiola told The Times . United have already signed three players since Mourinho was appointed in May - f...

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  • Fulmer helps Tigers break streak against Indians
Fulmer helps Tigers break streak against Indians

The Indians pounded the Tigers yet again on Tuesday night, this time by a score of 12-1. He was ejected when the umpires didn't reverse the call. Three shutout innings of two-hit ball between Shane Greene , Kyle Ryan , and Bobby Parnell .

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  • Thousands turn out to welcome home champions Portugal
Thousands turn out to welcome home champions Portugal

Portugal's Renato Sanches clinched the Young Player of the Tournament, having become the youngest ever victor at 18 years and 328 days old as well as the youngest ever finalists and third-youngest player to participate at the European Championship.

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  • Anderson hits HR, gets 1st win as Rockies beat Phillies 8-3
Anderson hits HR, gets 1st win as Rockies beat Phillies 8-3

The Philadelphia Phillies went 87 games without a pinch-hit home run this season. But with no runner in scoring position, the Rockies' bullpen a bit short and Anderson saying he could go out for the sixth, Weiss let Anderson hit. Eickhoff then contributed mightily to his own demise. "I didn't think that thing was a home run". The Phillies (41...

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  • Lamb gets Diamondbacks' lone hit in 4-0 loss to Giants
Lamb gets Diamondbacks' lone hit in 4-0 loss to Giants

That number might be even higher if not for several blown late leads. "I was living on every pitch, trust me", Bochy said. "When you get through seven (innings) and you know there are just six more outs to get, you feel you have a real good shot", said Bumgarner, who has never thrown a no-hitter.

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  • Shootout victory over Italy leads Germany to Euro 16 semifinals
Shootout victory over Italy leads Germany to Euro 16 semifinals

Or to be more exact, Jerome Boateng did, flapping his arms around in the penalty box with the result being Italy gifted a penalty. It was a fixture worthy of the final itself - Italy and Germany are Europe's most successful football nations with eight World Cup titles between them - but the game didn't live up to its promise.

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  • Dude Becomes First Human To Lift 1102 Pounds Then Immediately Pass Out
Dude Becomes First Human To Lift 1102 Pounds Then Immediately Pass Out

I'm sure it will be in the history books for a very long time. Strongman Eddie Hall isn't nicknamed "The Beast" for nothing. The undisputed strongest man in Britain, Hall has competed at the last four World's Strongest Man competitions, with his best finish coming in 2015, where he placed fourth overall.

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  • SEC Media Days 2016
SEC Media Days 2016

Wednesday: Alabama, Arkansas , Kentucky , Missouri . The Crimson Tide are a league-best 35-5 against SEC foes the last five years in the regular season and haven't lost multiple games to SEC opponents since 2010. Georgia coach Kirby Smart , tight end Jeb Blazevich , center Brandon Kublanow , safety Dominick Sanders . For the first time in...

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  • Montgomerie to hit opening shot at Royal Troon
Montgomerie to hit opening shot at Royal Troon

A win also would give rise to talk about Johnson's chances of going into the World Golf Hall of Fame. Three times a senior major victor. Despite racking up a formidable haul of 18 Majors during a glory-laden career, the Golden Bear also endured his fair share of disappointments and was runner-up in a further 19.

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  • Forget 100-1 odds on Stewart to win Chase
Forget 100-1 odds on Stewart to win Chase

As is often the case in NASCAR road course racing, the last driver to make the slightest mistake will forfeit the win and that was Denny Hamlin on Sunday at Sonoma Raceway. He led 20 laps and once again had one of the best cars throughout the race. "Fortunately it worked out well for us today". It's phases that we're going through.

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  • Injured Anderson to miss 1st England-Pakistan test
Injured Anderson to miss 1st England-Pakistan test

Skipper Alastair Cook said: "Gary has a very good global record and he's a robust type of character". Roland-Jones will take the place of James Anderson, who is yet to recover from a stress fracture in his shoulder, which he sustained during the third Test against Sri Lanka .

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo delighted at 'unique moment' after Euro triumph
Cristiano Ronaldo delighted at 'unique moment' after Euro triumph

Paris - Social media went into overdrive as one moth made a decision to land on Cristiano Ronaldo in the Euro 2016 final between France and Portugal . Emmanuel Aleke, a former Member of the Ebonyi House of Assembly, said Messi could only match Ronaldo's edge if he reconsiders his decision on worldwide football retirement.

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