• Golden State Warriors issue statement on report they'll skip White House visit
Golden State Warriors issue statement on report they'll skip White House visit

Two days after capturing the franchise's second title in three years against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Warriors prepared to part ways for what will be a busy off-season for general manager Bob Myers and the front office.

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  • Fowler assumes US Open lead with 7-under 65
Fowler assumes US Open lead with 7-under 65

Seventeen players shot 3 under or better, suggesting that the 11-year-old course was kind to the field. South Australian Wade Ormsby, who gained a start in a playoff at Sectional Qualifying, will rue a horror finish to his first round having played the first 15 holes holes of his very first major championship in a very impressive 1 under.

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  • India thrash Bangladesh to face Pakistan in Champions Trophy final
India thrash Bangladesh to face Pakistan in Champions Trophy final

Sabbir Rahman , who was batting at No.3, was given an aggressive send-off but Bangladesh recovered with Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim slamming fifties. "We just want to enjoy the finals and we deserve to be there", the skipper said confidently. Being humbled by Bangladesh in the league match despite scoring 300 odd runs, yesterday Indi...

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  • Dustin Johnson and Paulina Gretzky welcome second son
Dustin Johnson and Paulina Gretzky welcome second son

The defending champion will travel to Wisconsin tomorrow, as Paulina Gretzky is scheduled to give birth by Caesarean section today in the Los Angeles area. Prior to the Masters, Johnson won the Dell Technologies Match Play, the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club and the WGC Mexico Championship. The very next day, DJ hopped on a flight to ...

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  • Tottenham Hotspur place £50m price tag on midfielder Eric Dier?
Tottenham Hotspur place £50m price tag on midfielder Eric Dier?

If they can't get Dier, they're not going to be held to ransom by Dier or anybody else, then Fabinho is somebody that they rate. "We've provided all the tools for him to be a Premier League player". It is there that Dier prefers to play despite having featured at centre-back for periods last season and occasionally at full-back. Even Victor Linde...

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  • LeBron James picks his dream teammates for 3-on-3 basketball
LeBron James picks his dream teammates for 3-on-3 basketball

Rest and age are probably the big factors here-King James will be 35 by the time the 2020 Olympics come around-and there's no reason to be ashamed of that. With Magic and LeBron's combination of size and passing ability put together with Jordan's 1-on-1 scoring ability, defense and elite competitiveness, it would be hard for any other threesome...

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  • Fowler leads after first round on day of highs and lows
Fowler leads after first round on day of highs and lows

Open golf tournament Friday, June 16, 2017 , at Erin Hills in Erin , Wis . After grabbing a share of the early second round lead at the U.S. Open, Paul Casey crashed down the leaderboard with a triple bogey as the Erin Hills layout showed its teeth on Friday.

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  • McIlroy trying to make up ground at US Open
McIlroy trying to make up ground at US Open

I drove the ball well, my irons were good. The last time Day missed a cut in a major was the 2012 PGA Championship, just a month after his son was born. "Not every day you enjoy a round of golf with an 8 on the card, but I'm a pretty happy man", Casey said. But I think they're definitely getting a lot speedier, a lot faster.

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  • Mortaza rues poor Bangladesh bowling in defeat to India
Mortaza rues poor Bangladesh bowling in defeat to India

Pakistan pace spearhead Mohammad Amir completed an entire training session on Friday, indicating that he is most likely to take the field in the high-octane ICC Champions Trophy final against India at The Oval here on Sunday. We have not decided about (playing him)", Mahmood said here today. "Obviously, we will have to plan a bit according to...

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  • Brooke Henderson stumbles late, keeps Meijer LPGA lead
Brooke Henderson stumbles late, keeps Meijer LPGA lead

Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ont., had seven birdies - four in a row on Nos. Henderson rattled off four-straight birdies in the middle of her round to open up a four-shot lead; however, she ended with two-straight bogeys to drop back to the field.

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  • Lewis Hamilton: Canada win crucial to title hopes
Lewis Hamilton: Canada win crucial to title hopes

Red Bull's Australian Daniel Ricciardo came home third, for the third race in a row, to complete the podium . After their Monaco nightmare, the race was going exactly the way the Briton and his Mercedes team needed it to - with him out in front, cruising unchallenged to the flag and Vettel in the minor points-paying positions.

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  • Will NBA champion Warriors skip White House visit?
Will NBA champion Warriors skip White House visit?

Fresh off a championship, the Warriors have already convinced another one of their impending free agents to stick around for the long haul. In light of past statements by Warriors players and coaches, observers widely anticipate that the team will skip a White House visit with Trump.

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  • Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs, lows
Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs, lows

That's something Day , the No. 3 player in the world, rarely says at a major. Fowler's warmup for the U.S. Open didn't got to plan, missing the cut last weekend at St. There have been no reports yet of anyone getting sick. The up-and-down round ended with the Englishman signing for one-under 71 and walking into the clubhouse level with Fowle...

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  • Schauffele finally makes a bogey at US Open
Schauffele finally makes a bogey at US Open

After a bogey on the 10th, his second of the round, Casey had three birdies in his closing eight holes to move within one of the lead. But the US Open hasn't always been my best golf moment. However, there are three days left in the tournament, and the momentum he picked up after his scorching finish on the final four holes may carry over int...

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  • Bairstow 'a chance' to replace Roy - Morgan
Bairstow 'a chance' to replace Roy - Morgan

Roy received the backing of captain Eoin Morgan before Saturday's win over Australia, when he fell second ball. Mentioning no names, he added: "I back all my players. So that was an incredible performance. There is a risk that England have backed themselves into a corner, although their show of faith in Roy was understandable.

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  • US Open 2017: Updated leaderboard after Round 1
US Open 2017: Updated leaderboard after Round 1

Open . Someone forgot to tell Rickie Fowler how challenging this was supposed to be. The US Open at Erin Hills , with it's outrageously thick fescue rough and slick greens, was always going to be a challenge for the world's best golfers.

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  • Morgan drops Bairstow hint ahead of Pakistan semi-final
Morgan drops Bairstow hint ahead of Pakistan semi-final

While Morgan did not reveal his playing XI, he dropped enough hints of a change at the top of the batting order, saying there's a "chance" of a change. Bairstow has flourished at short notice before, having twice come into the side at the 11th hour in the past two years - against New Zealand at Durham in 2015 and during the Pakistan series at He...

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  • Owen Farrell has been ruled out of Maori clash through injury
Owen Farrell has been ruled out of Maori clash through injury

New Zealand media and a good number of fans had also been scathing about the lack of X factor and attacking ambition in the first two games, but clearly had been a bit too quick to judge. British & Irish Lions squad 1. Expect plenty of mobility from the front row, Mako Vunipola and Tadhg Furlong either side of George, while the back row of O'Ma...

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  • Next season's Premier League fixtures have been released
Next season's Premier League fixtures have been released

Their first league match in the stadium will be in the second round of fixtures against Premier League champions Chelsea in a battle of last season's top-two. Manchester United will travel to Merseyside on October 14 before a trip to Tottenham in their new temporary home at Wembley, seven days after. This match will be rescheduled, however, with ...

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  • Relive Rickie Fowler's brilliant opening US Open round in just 138 seconds
Relive Rickie Fowler's brilliant opening US Open round in just 138 seconds

McIlroy won the US Open with a record 16-under-par total in 2011, but was a combined 50 over par for his seven other appearances before this week and missed the cut at Oakmont previous year following rounds of 77 and 71. For most others, like Henrik Stenson, it was being careless off the tee and facing the rigorous test of recovering. "I was just...

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