• All Blacks name Highlanders assistant coach Scott McLeod as new defence coach
All Blacks name Highlanders assistant coach Scott McLeod as new defence coach

During his playing career, McLeod featured in 123 first class games, including 10 tests for the All Blacks between 1995 and 2001. Steve Tew, New Zealand Rugby's CEO, also hailed McLeod, stating: "Scott is an outstanding coach and we're very pleased to have him join the All Blacks".

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  • LeBron James: Warriors Assembled A Great Team
LeBron James: Warriors Assembled A Great Team

One thing is clear - if no one can assemble a truly special team, the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy could very well reside in the Bay Area for years to come. At this time past year, Mike Brown was out of an National Basketball Association job . But he offered a glimpse of what more he could offer by averaging more than 30 points per game d...

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  • Zagoria | Murray and Wawrinka to do battle in French Open semifinals
Zagoria | Murray and Wawrinka to do battle in French Open semifinals

The two last faced one another in the 2016 ATP Finals. It was also Murray's 650th match win of his career. "You know when we play it's always a battle", he added. "Personally I think it was put down to the conditions". "But that was a critical period of the match because he started way better than me". 'I think he's probably a bit less conf...

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  • Halep back from brink to reach French Open semi-final
Halep back from brink to reach French Open semi-final

She will be expected to win against an unseeded opponent in Saturday's final, but in Jelena Ostapenko she will face a woman who Chris Evert, the former world No. "It's a nice gift", said Ostapenko, who earned her maiden appearance in the final of a Grand Slam tournament. In a remarkable quirk of fate, both women were playing arguably the bigges...

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  • Adam Hadwin set to make cut at US Open
Adam Hadwin set to make cut at US Open

Major champions Bubba Watson , Jimmy Walker , Charl Schwartzel and Jason Dufner also missed . The American defending champion followed up his three-over 75 with a 73 as he failed to reach the weekend at Erin Hills . "And unfortunately, this didn't pan out". It didn't for McIlroy , either. If only he had hit the fairways. And even that ...

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  • Indo-Pak match becomes highest-rated ODI in BARC history
Indo-Pak match becomes highest-rated ODI in BARC history

India have already beaten Pakistan in the ongoing tournament during the preliminary stage. The rivals have never met in the final of a 50-over global tournament , and with a reported audience of up to a billion for their group-stage match a fortnight ago - a one-sided affair that India won comfortably - The Oval in London could now be...

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  • Tommy Fleetwood and Paul Casey part of four-way tie at US Open
Tommy Fleetwood and Paul Casey part of four-way tie at US Open

Johnson , who captured last year's U.S. Open at Oakmont, birdied his first two holes on Friday but missed a 3-footer at the fourth hole and again struggled with the putter, shooting 73 to finish at 4-over 148. That meant Spieth could ill afford to make mistakes over the final three holes, and he did well enough to par all of them and make the c...

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  • IND vs PAK 2017: London to host final countdown of Champions Trophy
IND vs PAK 2017: London to host final countdown of Champions Trophy

In reply, Sri Lanka lost Dickwella early in the innings but a 159 run-stand between Danushka Gunathilaka and Kusal Mendis provided them with resistance. That's the kind of belief he has in his abilities and we have in him. On both the occasions, the buildup and humiliation of the Board of Control for Cricket in India at the ICC is significant...

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  • Dufner has another 65 and opens big lead at Memorial
Dufner has another 65 and opens big lead at Memorial

Memorial victor Jason Dufner jumped out to a great start, carding back-to-back 65s on Thursday and Friday to lead the field at -14. The tournament entered its second weather delay Sunday shortly after Dufner hit his drive on the 18th hole.

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  • Rory McIlroy torches snarky golfer with an epic Twitter response
Rory McIlroy torches snarky golfer with an epic Twitter response

While he believes McIlroy is the world's most gifted golfer but suggested that he's "bored" with the sport, adding that not having Tiger Woods to compete with has had a negative impact on the 28 year-old. Open. Steve Elkington then replied: "New you were a money guy Jack (Nicklaus ) won 18 and never mentioned his total cash". "It was 5 mil...

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  • US Open up for grabs as third round under way
US Open up for grabs as third round under way

Open at Congressional Country Club, the second and last Open win of his storied career. Day suggested that the wide fairways may have been a mental trick of sorts, causing a slight mental letup as players stood on the tee box believing they had more room to miss.

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  • Flames land goalie Smith from Coyotes for Johnson, Hickey and conditional pick
Flames land goalie Smith from Coyotes for Johnson, Hickey and conditional pick

The 31-year-old Johnson posted an 18-15-1 record with a 2.59 goals against average (GAA) and a.910 save percentage (SV%) with the Flames in 2016-17. The Arizona Coyotes and Calgary Flames were nearly the first teams to break the ice on trades Saturday as the entire hockey community sits in anticipation, wondering what moves their respective teams...

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  • Confederations Cup 2017 Preview; Will Russia Be Good Host?
Confederations Cup 2017 Preview; Will Russia Be Good Host?

The All-Whites won every match they played in the OFC Nations Cup until having to settle for a penalty shootout win in the final after a scoreless regulation period. "It is a great way for the guys to be seen on the global stage against some of the best players in the world". His squad for the Confederations Cup consists exclusively of Russia...

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  • Wounded Hero Cop Brings the House Down
Wounded Hero Cop Brings the House Down

He was one of five people injured from gunshots during the shooting but the only congressman who was hit. Congressman Steve Scalise speaking at the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. President Trump is not planning to attend the game because of security concerns, the White House said Wednesday. When paramedics arriv...

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  • Warriors Championship Parade 2017: Twitter Reaction, Photos, Videos and More
Warriors Championship Parade 2017: Twitter Reaction, Photos, Videos and More

Since Trump was sworn into office, he has been visited by championship teams such as the New England Patriots and Clemson Tigers, and the Pittsburgh Penguins have said that they will go to the White House if invited, but Warriors players as a whole are reportedly opposed to it.

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  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017: India beat Pakistan by 124 runs
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: India beat Pakistan by 124 runs

Yuvraj's 53 off 32 balls was full of eye-catching strokeplay and helped India break free from a sluggish phase towards the back end of their innings. Echoing similar views, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said, "Unless Pak cricket structure is totally revamped/reformed, despite an abundance of talent the gap between Pak & In...

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  • India v Pakistan bigger than Ashes, says Azhar Mahmood
India v Pakistan bigger than Ashes, says Azhar Mahmood

We focus on the things within our control, so as I said we don't go after past records and statistics. " India also has a great head-to-head record against Pakistan in ICC tournaments, so that will surely play on everyone's mind". "They have showed faith in us and we would like them to support us during the final too", Safraz said. "Becaus...

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  • Warriors: No decision on Trump
Warriors: No decision on Trump

Are we doing things that are going to look out for everybody? It was an unprecedented third consecutive meeting between the clubs in the finals and both appear ready to continue their domination of conference rivals on the way to an annual showdown for the crown.

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  • Ronaldo threatens Real Madrid exit
Ronaldo threatens Real Madrid exit

According to Eurosport , Ronaldo's contract has a €1 billion [$1.12 billion] release clause, and at that price, it would be virtually impossible for any club to afford him. Cristiano Ronaldo , battling accusations of tax evasion and speculation over his club future, is concentrating only on the Confederations Cup, his Portugal teammate Andr...

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  • Mohammad Amir fit for Champs Trophy final
Mohammad Amir fit for Champs Trophy final

Hasan, who suffered a calf niggle in the semi-final, did not train with the team on Friday but Mahmood said the bowler was resting as a precaution. "To be honest, I can't", he told cricket.com.au. "But making them believe that was the tough part". I'm sure all the players will come out and give their best, said India captain Kohli. "There are no ...

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