• Qatar Airways urges United Nations action to declare Gulf 'blockade' against carrier 'illegal'
Qatar Airways urges United Nations action to declare Gulf 'blockade' against carrier 'illegal'

A senior counter-terrorism adviser to Qatar's foreign minister has hit out at the diplomatic squeeze on Doha by several Gulf states, calling it a "policy of domination and control" . While the reaction was "understandable", there is no need to worry as Qatar has all the tools required to defend its economy and currency, Al-Emadi said.

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  • After Winning Title, Kevin Durant Says His Old HS Girlfriend Contacted Him
After Winning Title, Kevin Durant Says His Old HS Girlfriend Contacted Him

Their two titles in three years and their offseason addition of Kevin Durant last summer has many calling the team simply not fair to the rest of the National Basketball Association. Which all set the stage for Monday's home victory, the first of the club's five titles won in front of loyal San Francisco Bay area supporters. Reporting has indicat...

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  • Twins draft CA prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No
Twins draft CA prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No

Lewis hit.377 with four homers and stole 25 bases for JSerra Catholic High School . The first three selections of the 2017 draft-Lewis, Greene, and Mackenzie Gore-were prep players, and after college picks McKay and Kyle Wright came off the board with the fourth and fifth selections, high-school outfielder Austin Beck was the fourth high schoole...

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  • LeBron James: 'I don't believe I've played for a super team'
LeBron James: 'I don't believe I've played for a super team'

Yes, you read that right. And while he probably wasn't happy to be paid by like the 73rd best player in the league when he's clearly in the top 5 , that's how the world works for professional athletes. "The possibility of Miami again based on what that team looks like and where they are". Curry embraced Durant's arrival after the Wa...

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  • Kashmiri separatist leader Mirwaiz cheers for Pakistan in Champions Trophy
Kashmiri separatist leader Mirwaiz cheers for Pakistan in Champions Trophy

He cited the example of Kashmiri cricketer Pevez Rasool, who plays global cricket for India . We just need to explore that and should not really fall into the statement of politics, ' said Parra. "Best of luck for the finals!", Mirwazir tweeted. Pakistan trounced England by eight wickets to qualify for the finals of the Champions Trophy. Pakista...

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  • Sindhu, Saina bow out; Srikanth, Prannoy advance in Indonesia Open
Sindhu, Saina bow out; Srikanth, Prannoy advance in Indonesia Open

But all these issues did not affect the shuttler as he produced one of the biggest upsets of the tournaments by knocking out Malaysian legend Lee Chong Wei 21-10, 21-18. This is Lee Chong Wei's seventh bid for the Indonesian Open title. World No. 22 Srikanth, however, had to toil hard to get across Jorgensen, ranked 9th.

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  • E3 2017: Nintendo Showcases Rocket League for Switch
E3 2017: Nintendo Showcases Rocket League for Switch

Yoshi's Switch game looks like it was inspired by Wii U title Yoshi's Woolly World, although its art style has been dialled back from its fully fabric design. This year at E3, EA Sports announced Federation Internationale de Football Association 18, promising to build upon the mechanics and gameplay of the last game , as not entirely unexpec...

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  • Abbas halts monthly stipends for Hamas ex-inmates
Abbas halts monthly stipends for Hamas ex-inmates

Although Israel unilaterally withdrew from Gaza in 2005, now more than half a million Jewish settlers reside across the West Bank and East Jerusalem in over 230 settlements . The current right-wing Israeli government under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has resisted all U.S. and global efforts to restart talks while the Palestinian Auth...

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  • Chisenhall takes outDodgers in the pinch
Chisenhall takes outDodgers in the pinch

Encarnacion, who reached base five times, on three hits, a walk and a hit-by-pitch, scored a career-high-tying four runs. Designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion was hit by a pitch to load the bases, and they remained loaded after a fielder's choice from right fielder Austin Jackson.

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  • Camaraderie at Golden State Warriors is unbelievable, says Kevin Durant
Camaraderie at Golden State Warriors is unbelievable, says Kevin Durant

This is a moment that we all need to enjoy together, and nothing should detract from what we were able to accomplish together and the different kind of ceremonies and traditions that have happened around championship-winning teams. How does he not compromise the squad needed to fight past rivals to reach the finals? "It's kind of insane to think ...

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  • LeBron James' Top NBA Finals Performances
LeBron James' Top NBA Finals Performances

The Warriors got it done in five games but this Finals felt much closer than that. Among pointed comments, James' Monday offering was not as defiant as when he lost his first Finals visit with the Heat against the Dallas Mavericks in 2011, before going on to win titles with the Heat in 2012 over Durant's Oklahoma City Thunder and 2013...

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  • Golden State Warriors reportedly unanimously vote to skip the White House visit
Golden State Warriors reportedly unanimously vote to skip the White House visit

They won 67 regular-season games in each of their championship seasons and broke the single-season wins mark with 73 in 2015-16. When Kevin Durant departed from Oklahoma City to join Golden State last summer , this was precisely why he did it, to win at the highest level, the NBA Finals .

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  • Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1: Team Scalise
Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1: Team Scalise

Donald Trump and his wife Melania visited top Republican congressman Steve Scalise , recuperating at a hospital after being shot by a rifle-wielding critic of the president who sprayed bullets on United States lawmakers practising for an annual baseball game in a Washington suburb.

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  • Be honest and sometimes say things that hurt: Virat Kohli
Be honest and sometimes say things that hurt: Virat Kohli

The cricketer's manager Bunty Sajdeh, CEO of Cornerstone Sport and Entertainment, did not reveal the exact figures behind the new deal but said that it was a "significant jump" from the previous one. "And Kohli has got a great rapport with MRF and the money is phenomenal". The tyre manufacturing company has sponsored cricketing legends like Sachi...

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  • Manchester United miss out as Antoine Griezmann commits to Atletico Madrid
Manchester United miss out as Antoine Griezmann commits to Atletico Madrid

Griezmann has been linked with a move away from Atlético , who last week saw the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) reject their appeal against a suspension that means they will not be able to register any new players until January 2018.

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  • Blimp pilot seriously burned in crash at US Open
Blimp pilot seriously burned in crash at US Open

After his lone birdie, another tee shot went into the fescue left of the fairway, and he had to two-putt from 55 feet just to escape with bogey on No. With two runner-up finishes among five top-10s in six starts at the US Open , Day believes an aggressive mindset for Friday's second round will be key to avoiding his first missed cut at the champio...

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  • Nadal Wins 10th French Open Title
Nadal Wins 10th French Open Title

The Spaniard dropped just 35 games on his way to his 10th French Open title to become the first player in the Open Era to enter double figures in terms of wins at a single major. So many reason made that score today, but mainly because he was playing better.' You said before your last two slam finals that you were struck by a lot of nerves and yo...

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  • Finals MVP Kevin Durant exits vehicle to properly celebrate with fans
Finals MVP Kevin Durant exits vehicle to properly celebrate with fans

Then it was Golden State's time again, with Durant as the prized addition. James, who in 2012 with Miami beat the Thunder in Durant's only other Finals, wound up with 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists. After the highly-talked about signing of Oklahoma City rival Kevin Durant , the already-guaranteed Finals contender Warriors had a breez...

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  • Mauricio Pochettino can not wait for start to new season with Tottenham
Mauricio Pochettino can not wait for start to new season with Tottenham

Newly promoted Newcastle host Tottenham , while Brighton welcome Manchester City and Huddersfield visit Crystal Palace . The Reds had been scheduled to host the Clarets on August 20 in their first home game of the campaign, but, due to Main Stand renovations at Anfield , the match took place at Turf Moor instead.

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  • Blimp Crashes at US Open at Erin Hills
Blimp Crashes at US Open at Erin Hills

Open that crashed into a farm field and exploded Thursday, June 15th. Fowler's round, on the longest course in major championship history at 7,845 yards, equalled the record seven under totals posted by Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf, who both shot 63 in the first round on the par-70 layout at Baltusrol in 1980.

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