• Golf's top three players miss cut at US Open
Golf's top three players miss cut at US Open

Johnson was hitting it so well that he appeared to be safe even when he was on the cut line. This marks the first time the world's top-three ranked players have missed the cut in the same major. A record 44 players finished under par in the first round, bunching the field up as the action unfolds. He has won one tournament on the PGA Tour .

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  • Virat Kohli proud of India's performance in Champions Trophy despite losing final
Virat Kohli proud of India's performance in Champions Trophy despite losing final

The win came as mainly Muslim Pakistan prepares for Eid after the fasting month of Ramadan - though for many fans, the festival had already arrived. Playing his first ODI tournament, the 27-year-old left- hander got a "life" when he was batting on four as Jasprit Bumrah overstepped despite MS Dhoni taking a simple catch behind the stumps.

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  • Nadal in Q/F, Muguruza out
Nadal in Q/F, Muguruza out

Despite 16 double-faults, the Frenchwomen was able to pull the upset after the heavy backing of the home crowd. Muguruza, who beat Serena Williams in the final 12 months ago, walked off following the loss wagging her finger at the fans on Court Suzanne Lenglen .

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  • Top draft pick Lewis marks 1st bold move for Twins' Falvey
Top draft pick Lewis marks 1st bold move for Twins' Falvey

SS Kurt Stillwell (1983) and INF Nick Senzel (2016) selected with the second overall picks, are the only other players to be drafted that high by the Reds. As a fielder, his athleticism makes him a worthy shortstop prospect, though he claims that he would like to play as a center fielder to make the most of his arm strength and accuracy.

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  • Hope all countries play cricket in Pakistan once again, says Sarfraz Ahmed
Hope all countries play cricket in Pakistan once again, says Sarfraz Ahmed

Dhawan was caught out by Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed at the tail end of the 9th over, and Shadab Khan took Yuvraj Singh's wicket in the 13th over in an LBW appeal led by Sarfaraz which was initially ruled not out by the umpire. India continued to lose wickets at the regular intervals. He shared a fluent century opening partnership with...

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  • Pakistan send India packing by 180 runs
Pakistan send India packing by 180 runs

Led by Fakhar Zaman's aggressive 114 off 106 balls, Pakistan scored 338-4 at The Oval in London after India won the toss and surprisingly opted to field first. The last 10 yielded 91 runs for Pakistan as India were left with a daunting task. That flying start and some late hitting by Mohammad Hafeez (57 not out) set the stage for M...

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  • Golden State Warriors Dominate to Become 2017 Champions
Golden State Warriors Dominate to Become 2017 Champions

The Golden State Warriors twirled T-shirts over their heads and waved to the crowd from atop double-decker buses as blue and yellow confetti rained down on them during a parade Thursday to celebrate the team's latest championship. It was a long, hard journey, starting in training camp and going through the grind of a regular season and then into ...

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  • 'Soldier' Fakhar marches on to Champions Trophy hundred
'Soldier' Fakhar marches on to Champions Trophy hundred

India , after a very impressive tournament, just got caught out on the big final day. Pakistan , the bottom-ranked side in the eight-team event, rode on opener Fakhar Zaman's maiden one-day worldwide century to post 338-4 and then bundled out India for a paltry 158 in 30.3 overs.

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  • Warriors' Steve Kerr on Steph Curry:
Warriors' Steve Kerr on Steph Curry: "I'm such an idiot"

The lapse did not go unnoticed as Warriors fans on social media came to the defense of their beloved Curry . "You're not that important to the team anyway", Kerr joked with his star point guard. "What I should've done is gone back up there and grabbed the mic. The whole culture revolves not only his talent, his unselfishness, but his joy". His...

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  • Germaine de Randamie removed as UFC featherweight champion
Germaine de Randamie removed as UFC featherweight champion

In doing so, she arguably becomes the first natural 145-pound female to ever sign with the promotion. Yet the move was expected by the vast majority of the MMA world, and the UFC saw her refusal to fight Cyborg as a decision that obviously made her expendable.

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  • Sarfraz named captain of ICC Team of Champions Trophy
Sarfraz named captain of ICC Team of Champions Trophy

Left-arm fast bowler Amir, whose career was nearly ended on the other side of London's River Thames by a ban and jail term he received for his part in a spot-fixing scam during a 2010 Test against England at Lord's, was superb. And while a hugely powerful India line up still fancied their chances on a decent wicket, their confidence was lef...

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  • Everton sign Sunderland keeper Jordan Pickford for £30m
Everton sign Sunderland keeper Jordan Pickford for £30m

Stubbs, now working as a pundit after being sacked by Rotherham United in October past year, thinks Barkley will be heading to England's capital this summer and believes Arsenal would be able to offer him more game-time than Tottenham, due to the presence of Dele Alli in Mauricio Pochettino's squad.

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association chief praises Russia's preparations for 2018 World Cup
Federation Internationale de Football Association chief praises Russia's preparations for 2018 World Cup

They tried to get a second before half-time but the New Zealand defence stood strong but going the other way they offered next to nothing as all they done for most of the half was hit the ball long to Chris Wood , who was very isolated up front and would need more support in the second half.

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  • Pakistan cricket back on track with Champions Trophy win: Afridi
Pakistan cricket back on track with Champions Trophy win: Afridi

Kanpur/Haridwar: Fans of Indian cricket team were clearly not pleased with India's defeat at the Champions Trophy and the locals in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur and Uttarkhand's Haridwar broke their TV sets and protested after Pakistan's win.

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  • Mayfield accepts guilty plea for 3 misdemeanors
Mayfield accepts guilty plea for 3 misdemeanors

Mayfield was fined $100 on each of three charges - public intoxication, disorderly conduct and fleeing - as well as $160 in court costs, bringing his total owed to $460 stemming from his arrest February 25 in Fayetteville. Oklahoma announced last week that Mayfield will not miss any game time but instead will be required to participate in an alcoho...

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  • Penguins' Fleury left available for Vegas expansion draft
Penguins' Fleury left available for Vegas expansion draft

All players with continuing and effective no-movement clauses had to be protected by their teams. Their selections will be revealed later to the public later Wednesday night at the 2017 NHL Awards at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. "We looked at the lists and there were no surprises", McPhee told reporters on Sunday. "Everybody's going to have con...

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  • Pakistan Cricket Team Shocks India To Win Champions Trophy
Pakistan Cricket Team Shocks India To Win Champions Trophy

After both sides produced wholly uninspiring displays in losing their opening games, it was something of a shock that their meeting in the final group match was effectively a quarter-final, each team knowing a win would see them through to the last four.

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  • It's a massive boost for Pakistan cricket: Mickey Arthur
It's a massive boost for Pakistan cricket: Mickey Arthur

Like Pakistan's cricketers thrashing favourites and defending champions India by 180 runs in yesterday's Champions Trophy final at The Oval in London . Fakhar lofted Ravindra Jadeja over long-on for six and got to three figures by sweeping Ravichandran Ashwin to the boundary. Put in to bat, Pakistan got off to a ideal start.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo rumours rubbished by Bayern chief executive Rummenigge
Cristiano Ronaldo rumours rubbished by Bayern chief executive Rummenigge

The Portuguese global is now in Russian Federation competing for the European champions in the Confederations Cup. Ronaldo's departure from Real, reportedly a given according to a Portuguese newspaper, triggered an avalanche of speculation over the potential destination of the world's highest-paid athlete.

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  • History as spaniard takes his 10th title
History as spaniard takes his 10th title

Nadal cruised in straight sets, winning 6-2, 6-3, 6-1. "This has been, I think, a ideal Roland Garros for me", said Nadal, who dropped just 35 games in total on his way to a 15th grand slam title but his first for three years. 1 Andy Murray in the semifinals. The 36-year-old believes Nadal can keep dominating for the rest of the season. T...

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