• What we know about wounded Republican House Whip Steve Scalise
What we know about wounded Republican House Whip Steve Scalise

A law enforcement official says the shooting is being investigated as a criminal act rather than an act of terrorism. He then tweeted his support, confirming that Mr Scalise was in a stable condition. He said , "I look around, and I see a rifle and I see a little bit of a body". Williams, who has coached the Republican baseball team...

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  • England, Pakistan gear up for final berth
England, Pakistan gear up for final berth

Morgan, whose 87 together with Ben Stokes's 102 not out saw England recover from a top-order collapse against Australia , would not confirm England's XI on Tuesday. Pakistan then lost three quick wickets - Babar Azam (10), Mohammad Hafeez (1) and Azhar Ali (34) to slip from 92-1 to 110-4 in the 20th over. Already 4-0 down in the five-ma...

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  • Championship parade to celebrate Warriors scheduled for Thursday
Championship parade to celebrate Warriors scheduled for Thursday

What made them great: With Cousy controlling a powerful offense and Russell patrolling the paint for the league's leading defense, the Celtics outscored teams by more than nine points per game while going 23-5 and 11-3 on neutral courts - yes, National Basketball Association teams played neutral-site games back then.

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  • Tapwrit Wears Down Irish War Cry to Win Belmont Stakes
Tapwrit Wears Down Irish War Cry to Win Belmont Stakes

The on-call veterinarian told the NBC broadcast that he had suffered a small laceration on the back of his knee but that he'd be fine. Japanese-trained Epicharis also joined the ranks of absentees on the morning of the race when the vets deemed him unfit to run after lameness issues, which left Irish War Cry as 5-2 favourite in an 11-runner f...

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  • Kevin Durant says it felt 'amazing' to 'beat' LeBron James
Kevin Durant says it felt 'amazing' to 'beat' LeBron James

The series, the first that matched the same teams in three straight Finals, averaged 20.4 million viewers, Nielsen said Tuesday. Coach Steve Kerr cried. Beating Cleveland two out of three in the first rivalry to be featured in three consecutive finals didn't hurt the sense of drama the Warriors aroused all season.

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  • Despite Sideshow, Oakland remains mostly calm after Warriors win
Despite Sideshow, Oakland remains mostly calm after Warriors win

I'm so happy Kevin has broken through and there's more to come from him". Andre Iguodala led the Warriors bench with 20 points. We'll all see. Maybe it means that the Cavs do go out and find a way to sign George. Green had been courting Durant for months, but this was his strongest pitch yet, delivered at the most dramatic juncture. ...

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  • Champions Trophy 2017: 1st Semi Final, Pakistan vs England
Champions Trophy 2017: 1st Semi Final, Pakistan vs England

Pakistan have history at Cardiff's Sophia Gardens - they previous year chase down a target of 303 to beat England and captain Sarfraz, hero against Sri Lanka , was again the star hitting 90. His wickets were highly critical considering the stages that they were taken in. Hasan Ali picked up Bairstow's wicket in the 16th over. "Sri Lanka...

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  • We could soon be watching live Premier League football on Saturday nights
We could soon be watching live Premier League football on Saturday nights

Following that their next scheduled home clash is with Swansea City on September 19, so it means that the North Londoners' away form could be vital if they are to emulate early success from the last two seasons. The April meeting at the Etihad could be pivotal, coming just a couple of weeks before the end of the season. Tottenham have a...

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  • Warriors near sweep of Cavs
Warriors near sweep of Cavs

It's an unbelievable accomplishment. "Obviously we've won it here before". And I think when you get guys playing 45, 44 minutes, basically attacking one-on-one the whole game, you hope eventually it's going to take its toll. No arrests were made, and Green's mother says peace was achieved once everyone apologized. They won a championship, and a yea...

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  • Durant shines as Warriors win title
Durant shines as Warriors win title

Not to mention he got a quick jab at his critics with a well-timed Nike commercial shorty after the confetti fell in Oracle Arena. The Golden State juggernaut rolled over Cleveland 4 games to one in the best-of-7 championship series, which ended with a 129-120 Warriors home triumph Monday, June 12 (Tuesday in Manila) that brought NBA Final...

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  • Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry Help Bring NBA Title Back to Oakland
Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry Help Bring NBA Title Back to Oakland

The hoards of Warriors fans outside Oracle Arena Monday night, celebrating after the team brought home the National Basketball Association championship, were dealt a surprise when Kevin Durant stepped out of a auto, hoisted his MVP trophy and cheered alongside with them.

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  • Game 5 Finals loss can be blamed on the bench
Game 5 Finals loss can be blamed on the bench

Durant has said that his decision not to play for the D.C. team had nothing to do with the fans or the city. Beating the Cavs by a combined 50 points in three games at Oracle Arena, the Warriors were dominant despite one of the best individual performances in playoff history .

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  • Kevin Durant scores 39 as Golden State Warriors win championship
Kevin Durant scores 39 as Golden State Warriors win championship

Durant pumped in 39 points and the Warriors won their second championship in three seasons by taking Game 5 of the finals, 129-120 over the Cavaliers. All season long, Durant carried this burden stoically, graciously and frequently with humor. "He had an unbelievable series, just dominated", Kerr said.

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  • Warriors close out the Cavs
Warriors close out the Cavs

Led by Finals MVP Kevin Durant , Golden State outscored teams by 13.5 points per game during its historic postseason run that included sweeps of the Trail Blazers, Jazz and Spurs. But Durant was quick to congratulate last year's champions . "He had an fantastic series, just dominated", Kerr said. "But I have too much respect for them", Gree...

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  • Going to a new course for US Open is nothing new
Going to a new course for US Open is nothing new

The 50-year-old Stricker, a 12-times victor on the PGA Tour who ranked as high as second in the world rankings, has pared down his tournament golf in recent seasons and played just eight events on the PGA Tour this season. You figure stuff out on the golf course more than on the range sometimes anyway, and it's let me concentrate a bit more on ...

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  • Alvaro Morata closing in on Manchester United
Alvaro Morata closing in on Manchester United

And speaking to Calciomercato , Juanma Lopez , Morata's agent, suggested that a transfer is increasingly likely and welcomed links to United. Of course, this isn't the first time United have been linked for a move for a Real Madrid player.

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  • Virginia shooting: House majority whip shot at congressional baseball practice
Virginia shooting: House majority whip shot at congressional baseball practice

St. Louis Post-Dispatch said the suspect owned a home inspection business, but the business license expired a year ago. Among the wounded is Louisiana Representative Steve Scalise . He said he learned the suspect volunteered for his presidential campaign, and he is sickened by the "despicable act". He hopes and prays for the victims to make ...

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  • Manchester City 2017-18 Premier League fixtures released
Manchester City 2017-18 Premier League fixtures released

But what are the notable matches that the computer has spewed out for us? With safety nearly assured, Watford lost their final six league games of the season, whilst Tony Pulis's West Brom picked up just five more points after hitting the 40-point mark in February.

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  • Mike Sullivan says Matt Murray will start for Penguins
Mike Sullivan says Matt Murray will start for Penguins

At least one of those wins will have to come in Pittsburgh , where Rinne has never won a game. It didn't work. Saros gave up a goal on the first shot he faced. However, C Mike Fisher (undisclosed) is expected back for Game 1 and young C Colton Sissons has done a fine job covering for Johansen. The Stanley Cup Finals are finally here.

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  • Chelsea start against Burnley
Chelsea start against Burnley

West Ham's first home game is scheduled for August 19 against Southampton but the stadium will not be ready to host soccer matches at that time. The home fixture at Wembley in mid-February falls at the stage of the season where Arsenal habitually begin their annual collapse and could be followed by games in the Champions League round...

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