• Election a disaster for PM May: Sturgeon
Election a disaster for PM May: Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon's party lost 21 of the 56 constituencies it had won in 2015 and although the nationalists won the election in Scotland , the party saw both Mr Salmond and Angus Robertson , who had been depute leader and SNP leader at Westminster, lose out to the Tories.

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  • NHL Notes: Predators know shutting down Penguins' stars not possible every game
NHL Notes: Predators know shutting down Penguins' stars not possible every game

The Penguins were running away with the game 5-0 at the time of writing. "We're going to be talking about this epic, epic week". "We did a good job of that and got rewarded for it". "I think they understand how these series go and how, from one game to the next, we have to reset the mindset and just be ready to play that game right in front of ...

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  • Tiger Woods told officers during arrest he had taken Xanax
Tiger Woods told officers during arrest he had taken Xanax

Woods, who fell asleep at the wheel and was observed by police with his vehicle pulled over on a road near his home in Jupiter, failed multiple field sobriety tests but also blew a 0.00 on a breathalyzer after being taken into custody. Among the medications listed on the affidavit was Vicodin, an opioid pain medication. He didn't mention Xanax when...

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  • Less aggressive, less confident - Wawrinka assesses the difference in Murray
Less aggressive, less confident - Wawrinka assesses the difference in Murray

Nadal missed seven months of action between 2012 and 2013 due to a left knee injury and then a stomach virus. Thiem's hopes of emulating compatriot Thomas Muster's French Open triumph in 1995 were over in a flash as Nadal raced through the third set in 28 one-sided minutes.

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  • LeBron James admits he's 'drained,' both mentally and physically
LeBron James admits he's 'drained,' both mentally and physically

The early 11-point lead was Cleveland's biggest lead yet in The Finals. Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant faced plenty of backlash previous year when he joined a ready-made title contender but has proven that he is not simply along for the ride as he closes in on a maiden National Basketball Association championship.

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  • Golden State Warriors vs Cleveland Cavaliers Game 4 - What we learned
Golden State Warriors vs Cleveland Cavaliers Game 4 - What we learned

The Cavaliers shot better than 50% from three-point range, making a record-busting 24 three-pointers while taking 45. J.R. Smith knocked down five 3-pointers, Tristan Thompson had his best game of this series with 10 boards, and forward Iman Shumpert came off the bench to play air-tight defense.

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  • Warriors eyeing record after Game 3 win in Finals
Warriors eyeing record after Game 3 win in Finals

The Cavs played an nearly ideal game and they still came up short, and that's hard for Cavs fans to admit, but it's true. They will be physical. They muscled into the paint for tough shots. He rested only two minutes. They led at the 86-68 at the half, the highest scoring half in an NBA Finals game . His plan? Try to convince Kevin Durant...

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  • Irving stars as Cavs end Warriors' run
Irving stars as Cavs end Warriors' run

The Golden State Warriors did not execute. Golden State couldn't recover after that. The Warriors had planned to party, to pay back Cleveland . When Cleveland's locker room opened after the game, trainer Mike Mancias was stretching James over a medicine ball. "I think the biggest thing, though, was they brought a level of physicality t...

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  • Farrell kicks Lions to victory over Crusaders
Farrell kicks Lions to victory over Crusaders

The match in Christchurch will test a third element of Gatland's rugby philosophy and one that has already become contentious; the style of play he has asked the Lions to adopt in a bid to carry them to only their second test series victory in New Zealand in 13 attempts.

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  • 3-on-3 basketball added to 2020 Tokyo Olympic program
3-on-3 basketball added to 2020 Tokyo Olympic program

The International Olympic Committee announced here on Friday that a net increase of 15 events will be made to the program of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games . World Archery President Prof Dr Ugur Erdener said: "The mixed team event has proved an excellent addition to worldwide competition since its inception in 2011 and I'd like to thank IOC Presid...

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  • AC Milan still interested in Manchester United target Morata
AC Milan still interested in Manchester United target Morata

We are a squad. 'I promised that they would not see me in football stadiums, and I stopped negotiating for players and being anxious. If Real can recoup that fee for Morata, it will go straight towards a world-record deal for Monaco's Kylian Mbappe , with Spanish newspaper AS claiming they have already bid £118million for the highly-rated stri...

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  • Penguins Cruise By Predators To Win Game 5
Penguins Cruise By Predators To Win Game 5

For Pittsburgh, everything was going right. They take great pains to bring the new faces along. Once again, the goaltending was the unsung hero of the Penguins' success. Then things got chippy (and a little weird) for the game's best player. It only seems that a loss in Game 5 of a deadlocked series carries extra weight.

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  • NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from a year ago
NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from a year ago

They will be physical. They muscled into the paint for tough shots. "It's probably the most, most firepower I've played in my career". "Doing what he is supposed to be doing". A final three minutes that head coach Tyronn Lue said he didn't even remember afterwards , showing just how devastating it really was for the Cavs.

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  • Lebron, Cavs end Warriors perfect postseason run in Game 4
Lebron, Cavs end Warriors perfect postseason run in Game 4

The Cleveland Cavaliers came into the third game of the NBA Finals in a dispiriting but familiar position after two Golden State blowouts. Golden State picked the worst possible night to struggle from three, where they are usually connecting on backbreaking makes.

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  • Warriors Perfect Postseason Ended by Cavs: Cleveland Beats Golden State 137-116
Warriors Perfect Postseason Ended by Cavs: Cleveland Beats Golden State 137-116

The Golden State Warriors did not execute. "We understand who they have on their team and what they're about and how established they are, but I think that in those three losses we lost track of who we were at the time". The Warriors , meanwhile, missed four of their first six shots. The early 11-point lead was Cleveland's biggest lead y...

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  • French Open 2017: Men's results - Fourth round
French Open 2017: Men's results - Fourth round

After a jittery opening set, Spanish fourth seed Muguruza rallied but 13thseeded Frenchwoman Mladenovic perfectly played the key points in the decider to set up a meeting with Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky , who beat 2002 runnerup Venus Williams to qualify for her third successive French Open quarter-final with a 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 win.

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  • Strachan calls for calm heads against England
Strachan calls for calm heads against England

England's trip to Scotland on Saturday afternoon is probably the pick of the games, as the two bitter rivals go head-to-head once more as they battle it out in the race for World Cup qualification. Their last outing was a 2-0 win at home to Lithuania. "It's a good moment for him as a player". Scotland goalkeeper Craig Gordon hopes the ...

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  • Cavs' Irving 'looking forward' to Game 4 challenge
Cavs' Irving 'looking forward' to Game 4 challenge

Golden State will be at full strength this time , and while the Warriors have finally lost a game , they haven't lost any confidence. As great as James, Irving and the Cavs' shooters were when they scored 86 points in the first half and made 24 3-pointers, Golden State still showed signs of getting into the game even on off nights for St...

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  • Durant's late heroics power Warriors against Cavaliers
Durant's late heroics power Warriors against Cavaliers

According to an ESPN report published Wednesday, Golden State would lose out on potentially more than $22 million by capping a flawless postseason Friday with a Finals sweep of the Cavaliers . Durant, often matched up with James, finished the first quarter with eight points to James' 16. We beat some great teams. Warriors center Zaza Pachulia c...

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  • Murray says need to learn from US Open defeat to Nishikori
Murray says need to learn from US Open defeat to Nishikori

Nishikori surpassed Jiro Satoh for the most quarter-final appearances by a Japanese man, as he made the last eight for the second time in three years in Paris . 'I have never seen anyone get a warning after they have missed the ball toss. "I have never seen that". I knew he was playing good since the beginning of the tournaments, but I was confi...

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