• Charles Barkley Comments on Kevin Durant Joining Warriors
Charles Barkley Comments on Kevin Durant Joining Warriors

Just because the Warriors starting lineup could probably compete with the starting five of next year's Eastern Conference All-Stars doesn't mean everything will go smoothly right out of the gate. Durant said former teammate Russell Westbrook took it hard. "I know it's Jerry West and I know he's the logo, and you're expecting a sexier conversation, ...

Read more

  • Noren leads by 2 shots after 3rd round of Scottish Open
Noren leads by 2 shots after 3rd round of Scottish Open

Five birdies in the space of seven holes helped Noren card a flawless 66 to finish eight under par, a shot ahead of playing partner Eddie Pepperell (67) and New Zealand's Danny Lee. "So that's what I'm trying to do, to win". Phil Mickelson and Henrik Stenson each shot 69 but, like Stricker, were nine strokes back. "I'm very happy", Noren told t...

Read more

  • Serena Williams ready to end debate over who is the greatest ever
Serena Williams ready to end debate over who is the greatest ever

Just two majors short of Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 majors, Williams said she had simply been putting herself under too much pressure. That is something that I think is of great concern because it will be devastating. Williams returned well, hammering second serves that floated in at 75 miles per hour and breaking serve once in each set...

Read more

  • Bogaerts, Pedroia lead Red Sox past Rays
Bogaerts, Pedroia lead Red Sox past Rays

Ziegler will wear No. 29 and will be active and available for Sunday's game. The bullpen has a 3.92 ERA and is responsible for 13 Boston losses. Regardless if he is out for the three or the six weeks, will he be back 100% as the dominant save specialist he has become or will he not have the power due to the problem being on his right foot.

Read more

  • Roy hits superb 162 to fire England to ODI win
Roy hits superb 162 to fire England to ODI win

The two defeats, against Australia and South Africa, were both in deciding rubbers. There was one highlight for Sri Lanka in the field when Gunathilaka's superb diving catch at gully dismissed England captain Eoin Morgan . Thereafter, though, the Sri Lankan duo of Kusal Mendis and Danushka Gunathilaka launched an eye-catching counter-attac...

Read more

  • Heat acquire Luke Babbitt from Pelicans
Heat acquire Luke Babbitt from Pelicans

Adding Babbitt will put the Heat's roster number at 13. Babbitt, who shot 45 % from three the last two seasons combined, is a very good three point shooter and score in other ways as well. According to Spotrac , he has one more year left on his contract, which will pay him $1.2 million in 2016-17. Babbitt averaged career bests in points (7.0) ...

Read more

  • U.S. Open: The latest from the course
U.S. Open: The latest from the course

Ko is renowned for the best wedge game on the LPGA Tour and remarkable composure for one so young but the holes steadily ran out for her as she slipped back into a tie for third after closing with a three-over-par 75. I can't believe it. It means absolutely everything. She held a share of the lead before a bogey at 17, but said she couldn't be di...

Read more

  • Schweinsteiger proud of Germany despite 'real shame' of France defeat
Schweinsteiger proud of Germany despite 'real shame' of France defeat

Now up 2-0, the French made even more of a concerted effort to defend. "There is nothing like playing in a competition like this for our country". They are a decent side with a few top players and in a tournament that has lacked a team boasting real quality, Griezmann is the man to carry France to a victory in the Euro 2016 final.

Read more

  • Red Sox vs Rays Wednesday in FL
Red Sox vs Rays Wednesday in FL

Tampa Bay Rays starter Matt Moore took a no-hitter into the sixth and pitched seven strong innings to outduel former teammate David Price on Wednesday afternoon in a 4-0 win over the Boston Red Sox at Tropicana Field.Moore (4-5) held Boston to three hits, all in the sixth, and helped the Rays (33-44) secure a series victory from the Red Sox (...

Read more

  • Euro 2016 champions Portugal fly home to hero's welcome, presidential honour
Euro 2016 champions Portugal fly home to hero's welcome, presidential honour

Wishes flooded from all over for Portugal but Yuvraj Singh had something special for the Portugese. UEFA team of the tournament: Rui Patricio (POR); Joshua Kimmich (GER), Jerome Boateng (GER), Pepe (POR), Raphael Guerreiro (POR); Toni Kroos (GER), Joe Allen (WAL), Aaron Ramsey (WAL); Antoine Griezmann (FRA), Dimitri Payet (FRA); Cristiano Ronaldo...

Read more

  • Greyhound racing banned in NSW
Greyhound racing banned in NSW

State Opposition Leader Luke Foley meanwhile says Labor will join forces with the Shooters Fishers and Farmers party and Christian Democrat Fred Nile to oppose the legislation when it's introduced. He accused "North Shore Liberals and inner-city Greens" of sneering at battlers. Foley believes that the industry has an overwhelming amount of supp...

Read more

  • Hull City duo Allan McGregor and Alex Bruce suffer injuries
Hull City duo Allan McGregor and Alex Bruce suffer injuries

Bruce led the Tigers back into the Premier League last season and former England striker Alan Shearer believes the 55-year-old deserves to be considered ahead of other high-profile names that have been mentioned. "It's unfortunate because the pair of them [McGregor and injured Alex Bruce] are going to be out for between four and six months, and as ...

Read more

  • Olympic swimming trials | Phelps displays fine form in 200 butterfly
Olympic swimming trials | Phelps displays fine form in 200 butterfly

The 22-time Olympic medalist opened his campaign to make a record fifth U.S. Olympic swim team in the only event he has contested at four Olympics - the 200m butterfly. "My goal wasn't really (to) stay with her, because that might be a stupid plan". The U.S. federation celebrated both but recognized that Ledecky had pushed another star to the for...

Read more

  • Arsenal striker Giroud reacts to Iceland defeat and wants revenge on Germany
Arsenal striker Giroud reacts to Iceland defeat and wants revenge on Germany

It was a totally dominating French performance as Olivier Giroud opened the scoring before Pogba added a second via a header from a corner, Payet scored a third with his weaker foot and Griezmann lobbed the goalie to make it four on the stroke of half-time.

Read more

  • DUI charge dropped against Miami RB Mark Walton
DUI charge dropped against Miami RB Mark Walton

However, they have lucked up after those charges were dropped Monday morning. Walton came out of spring practice as the Hurricanes' No. 1 running back at a position that has loads of depth. His attorney entered a plea of not guilty. McCall also claims the police conducted a sting operation that led to accusations that Walton impersonated a police o...

Read more

  • Plan to revamp veterans care will save lives, money
Plan to revamp veterans care will save lives, money

The Republican National Convention, at which he is to be nominated as the party's candidate , opens in Cleveland next Monday. The presumptive nominee's speech in Virginia was largely focused on his plan to overhaul the U.S. Trump meant that generally but also pegged it specifically to the topic of the day - the troubled Department of Veteran...

Read more

  • Injured Ronaldo was `tremendous` from bench, says Portugal coach
Injured Ronaldo was `tremendous` from bench, says Portugal coach

Raphael Guerreiro, barred from taking free kicks when Ronaldo is playing, showed his abilities when he curled a sublime effort against the crossbar in extra-time, shortly before Eder scored Portugal's victor. "He said that he would return to Lisbon on July 11 and be welcomed with a party". Fernando Santos then addressed the huge crowd of supprters,...

Read more

  • MMA Goes Hollywood: UFC Sells Itself for $4 Billion to WME-IMG
MMA Goes Hollywood: UFC Sells Itself for $4 Billion to WME-IMG

They put together big fights and build big stars, so Shelby and Silva's jobs are probably safe. UFC President Dana White and an investment arm of the Abu Dhabi government hold a 10 per cent stake in the business. WME-IMG are a world leading talent agencies, with clients that include the former UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. "...

Read more

  • UN tribunal to make South China Sea ruling
UN tribunal to make South China Sea ruling

During a visit to Cambodia in April, Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi defended the country's construction activities in the South China Sea and accused the Philippines of lacking the will to resolve the dispute bilaterally. "The primordial consideration should always be national interest", De Lima said. Since there is no enforcement mechanism for t...

Read more

  • Pepe fit to return to Portugal side for final date with France
Pepe fit to return to Portugal side for final date with France

France then beat the Germans in the semi-finals after high profile defeats in their last three competitive encounters. With the country still on terrorist alert after the November 13 attacks in which 130 people died, more than 3,400 police will be on the Champs Elysees in Paris alone when the match starts at the Stade de France at 1900 GMT.

Read more