• Rep. Steve Scalise, others shot at congressional baseball practice
Rep. Steve Scalise, others shot at congressional baseball practice

Pat Meehan (R-PA). "I think the fact that we practice every morning and it's a group of Congress people together 25 to 30 people, it may have been something that somebody was able to anticipate, and we were vulnerable". "Is this the Republican or the Democratic team practicing?" "Had the gunman got inside the fence where our team was". Rep. Mik...

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  • Offseason moves Cleveland Cavaliers should make to win a 2018 National Basketball Association championship
Offseason moves Cleveland Cavaliers should make to win a 2018 National Basketball Association championship

Durant and LeBron James - who easily could've been named series MVP - waged an epic individual battle in the five-game series. The Warriors , who beat Cleveland in the 2015 NBA Finals only to lose to them past year after squandering a 3-1 series lead, went a record-setting 15-1 in the playoffs, their only loss coming in Game 4 of the best-of...

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  • Barack Obama texted Kevin Durant to congratulate him on winning the Finals
Barack Obama texted Kevin Durant to congratulate him on winning the Finals

The Warriors have worn No. 42 on their jerseys all season in memory of National Basketball Association legend Nate Thurmond, who passed away in last July. And throughout the Finals, it often looked as though they were listening to him. The Warriors have four players who can command max salary contracts and even if each of them agrees to take ...

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  • 'Jeopardy!' Roasts Kevin Durant For Joining Warriors Hours Before NBA Finals Win
'Jeopardy!' Roasts Kevin Durant For Joining Warriors Hours Before NBA Finals Win

Owners decided previous year to help teams retain their star free agents, and the Warriors are poised to exploit the changes in order to dominate the future following their 2017 NBA Finals win. That pushed Golden State to add Durant as a free agent last July and the results have been devastating. Kerr can say it was easy, but that's just Kerr...

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  • Warriors' Championship Parade Set For Thursday
Warriors' Championship Parade Set For Thursday

Championship celebrations at the White House have become a tradition in American sports, with the first believed to have occurred in 1925 when President Calvin Coolidge hosted the Washington Senators. As the Warriors were quick to point out on Tuesday in a team statement, no invitation had been extended and no formal decision had been made on their...

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  • Kevin Durant In High Spirit After NBA Finals Win
Kevin Durant In High Spirit After NBA Finals Win

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 Warriors celebrate after winning the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers .

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  • Powerful moment as French fans sing English national anthem
Powerful moment as French fans sing English national anthem

Only a fine stop from goalkeeper Jack Butland in injury time , and the crossbar earlier, denied Mbappe his first global goal. The clash witnessed the trial of a Video Assistant Referee (VAR) by world governing body Federation Internationale de Football Association and Italian referee Davide Massa used the technology 34 seconds into the sec...

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  • Everton legend Southall welcomes 'bargain deal' Pickford
Everton legend Southall welcomes 'bargain deal' Pickford

Pickford, 23, is now preparing for the Under-21 European Championship and is expected to undergo a medical and finalise his move to Goodison Park when he returns from the tournament in Poland. Everton are understood to be at an advanced stage of negotiations with Ajax for their captain and are interested in the Burnley defender Michael Keane, Swan...

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  • Simmons' two-run homer leads Angels past Yankees, 7-5
Simmons' two-run homer leads Angels past Yankees, 7-5

The best play of the game was provided by Aaron Hicks , who denied Luis Valbuena of a first-inning grand slam by jumping high enough to get his glove over the center-field wall and bring the ball back into play with a brilliant grab. Buyouts coming to your agency? Didi Gregorius extend his hit streak to 16 consecutive games with an infield sin...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo accused of tax fraud by Spanish state prosecutor
Cristiano Ronaldo accused of tax fraud by Spanish state prosecutor

It said that the Real Madrid number seven had not hidden any income from the tax authorities or defrauded Spain . Athletes must still, however, pay taxes on other income earned in Spain . Ronaldo was the highest earning athlete in the world a year ago, according to Forbes , making 77 million euros. He is unlikely to go to prison as unde...

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  • Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. takes jab at media with special cleats
Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. takes jab at media with special cleats

According to ESPN's Josina Anderson, the New York Giants wide receiver reported to the team's facility in East Rutherford, New Jersey for a physical in advance of tomorrow's start of a mandatory three-day minicamp. Considering Odell Beckham hasn't even been in attendance and Brandon Marshall is learning the offense, this isn't a surprise. "It w...

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  • Stephen Curry: 'We're Just Getting Started'
Stephen Curry: 'We're Just Getting Started'

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 . They have the second pick in next week's draft, and a roster full of young players. It's weird how human evolution goes in reverse in sports. And so I don't know as far as me personally right no...

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  • Johnson has shot to join Strange
Johnson has shot to join Strange

There is a lot of skill to chipping on this golf course too. Bodenhamer said Pagel will be the "field general" directing the other four committee members and that any decision Pagel makes will be final. It gives him a good sense of the place. You can't really play from the rough . It's fescue, but not all of it is the typically wispy stuff you...

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  • Spain striker Diego Costa on Palmeiras radar
Spain striker Diego Costa on Palmeiras radar

But it is certainly a risk for the Italian to dismiss Costa before a replacement has officially been brought in - especially as there are so few players like the Spaniard out there. "Thanks to God I'm not lacking teams [to join]", he said. "It would be nice to return to Atletico, but it is hard to be four-five months without playing", Costa add...

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  • Timea Bacsinszky and Jelena Ostapenko to contest French Open semi-final
Timea Bacsinszky and Jelena Ostapenko to contest French Open semi-final

Logic suggested the steady approach she adopted after losing the first-set tiebreak would get the job done for the experienced Swiss, not the white-knuckle rollercoaster tennis Ostapenko was playing. And what are the chances of two players who will be up against each other both stepping out in a major semi-final on their birthdays? Waves of weat...

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  • Johnson seeks to repeat as US Open champion
Johnson seeks to repeat as US Open champion

These are the widest fairways we've ever played in a US Open . However, that rough is well left and right of the fairways . "Played 18 holes today to get a feel of the golf course". Pagel will be the chief referee for the U.S. Open, who can make immediate decisions that would stand. Facing a risk-reward choice in the final round at Congressio...

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  • Golden State Warriors win fifth National Basketball Association title
Golden State Warriors win fifth National Basketball Association title

This is the most watched NBA Finals since 1998, even besting last season's seven-game classic. Their run was better than anything Bill Russell or Larry Bird did in Boston, so they should be able to claim a spot on the list of the NBA's best teams ever.

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  • Dembele scores late victor as France beat England
Dembele scores late victor as France beat England

He picked out Kane lurking near the back post for an easy finish. However, the relentless pace of that league also makes it hard to know when to save energy for when it's most needed - the way the midfields of France , Spain, Germany and Italy do.

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  • ICC Champions Trophy: Weather forecast for India vs Bangladesh semifinal
ICC Champions Trophy: Weather forecast for India vs Bangladesh semifinal

One more pic showing Taskin Ahmed holding MS Dhoni's head also became viral during previous year when India and Bangladesh were to face each other in Asia Cup final. The Bangla Tigers though ran them close in the 2015 ICC World Cup and the 2016 WT20 and their victory over New Zealand in the group phase clearly shows they are a side ready to cha...

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  • Tributes to Manchester and London terror attack victims at France v England
Tributes to Manchester and London terror attack victims at France v England

Showing great composure he cut in and got away a shot that Heaton denied, only for France to score another rebound as Sidibe turned in. "We've just got to learn quickly how to manage games in situations like that". "No (it's not bigger than I thought), if I'm honest", the England boss said. He was told yesterday morning he would start the...

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