• Mickelson, longtime caddie to part ways
Mickelson, longtime caddie to part ways

Mickelson added himself. "Our decision is not based on a single incident". We just feel it's the right time for a change. "Every time I come back here to Memphis I always think about that and that particular moment". However, the 47-year-old Mickelson has not won since claiming the Open Championship in 2013. "His game is still at an elite level, an...

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  • Ex-sparring partner predicts 'easy' win for Mayweather in McGregor fight
Ex-sparring partner predicts 'easy' win for Mayweather in McGregor fight

The intrigue for some in this carnival fight surrounds whether McGregor will attempt to fight dirty and mix in some of his MMA strikes either out of frustration or a mental lapse in the heat of battle. "We have actually tapped into the audience that doesn't really follow either sport", said Stephen Espinoza, the executive vice president of ...

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  • Patriots owner Robert Kraft feels the National Football League has never been safer
Patriots owner Robert Kraft feels the National Football League has never been safer

Of course, anyone who's been paying even a modicum of attention to the National Football League for the last two and a half years knows that Goodell's statements aren't just a misinterpretation of the relationship - they are deliberately and knowingly false.

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  • Vigils Held Nationwide for Slain Muslim Teen
Vigils Held Nationwide for Slain Muslim Teen

A 22-year-old Virginia man was held on a murder charge Monday in the slaying of the girl, who was attacked during a breakfast break from an all-night prayer session at her mosque. During the last 10 days of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan , mosques hold extra prayers at midnight and 2am. And so far, investigators do not believe Nabra was pi...

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  • Manchester United cleared of wrongdoing over Pogba transfer
Manchester United cleared of wrongdoing over Pogba transfer

The world governing body said it was taking action against the Italian champions six weeks after announcing an investigation had been launched into Pogba's £89 million move to Old Trafford amid claims his agent, Mino Raiola, earned a staggering £41m out of the deal .

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  • Brooks Koepka moves into top 5 in FedExCup with US Open win
Brooks Koepka moves into top 5 in FedExCup with US Open win

Open, long regarded as the toughest test, was made to look easy through the opening three rounds as golfers attacked the pins with bravado in smashing scoring records. He did it. Now, his journey includes a victory in Wisconsin - in the U.S. Open, no less. World number one Johnson seemed unbeatable three months ago.

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  • Real Madrid president Florentino Perez opens up about Cristiano Ronaldo exit rumours
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez opens up about Cristiano Ronaldo exit rumours

The Real Madrid superstar has reportedly let it be known he is ready to quit the Champions League winners following what he perceives as a lack of club support over allegations of a £13m tax fraud . A young German side missing an array of big stars were still too good for the Australians as the world champions trumped the Socceroos 3-2 on ...

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  • Putin thanks Federation Internationale de Football Association for trust and cooperation as Confederations Cup kicks off
Putin thanks Federation Internationale de Football Association for trust and cooperation as Confederations Cup kicks off

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo went into the day's first match with plenty of attention on his future, after reports that he wanted to leave Real Madrid after being charged with tax fraud. Portugal had to wait for what seemed an unnecessary review of a good goal scored. A dramatic Group A game in Kazan that saw Hector Moreno head in an in...

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  • Stan Wawrinka: 'Rafael Nadal is playing his best tennis ever'
Stan Wawrinka: 'Rafael Nadal is playing his best tennis ever'

Wawrinka , the 2015 champion who had won each of his three previous grand slam final appearances, had no response for Nadal's wizardry from the baseline on Court Philippe Chatrier as he was forced to play in uncomfortable areas from where he could not apply any pressure.

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  • Former NFL Lineman Comes Out As Gay
Former NFL Lineman Comes Out As Gay

O'Callaghan says when he knew his football career was ending in 2011, he planned on killing himself. "Yeah, I'd go about my daily life in football, but thinking about hiding it and hoping no one finds out and being ready for any situation was exhausting".

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  • Ward Stops Kovalev to Retain Light Heavyweight Crown
Ward Stops Kovalev to Retain Light Heavyweight Crown

About 30 seconds later, a "questionable" body shot had Kovalev doubled over in pain or perhaps he was just trying to catch the attention of referee Tony Weeks. I hadn't seen a light heavyweight be that effective with the jab in years. "He's a good fighter, and I have nothing but respect for him", he said.

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  • It is Simona Halep vs Jelena Ostapenko in French Open Women's final
It is Simona Halep vs Jelena Ostapenko in French Open Women's final

Yet to win a WTA Tour final, Ostapenko could be the first player to lift the French Open as her maiden title since Gustavo Kuerten in 1997. Bacsinszky, the 30th seed, who needed a bandage applied to her right thigh midway through the first set, looked the more likely victor at that point as she sought to celebrate her 28th birthday by surpassin...

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  • Gatland looking for Lions to turn tables on Chiefs
Gatland looking for Lions to turn tables on Chiefs

He said he had already raised the issue with the officials for Saturday's test, an indication the Lions will try to exert as much pressure as possible on the referees. Flanker James Haskell, meanwhile, who is set to start against the Chiefs , has dismissed suggestions that head coach Warren Gatland's six controversial call-ups have eroded harm...

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  • Celtics trade the top draft pick to Philadelphia
Celtics trade the top draft pick to Philadelphia

In an interesting , and previously unknown stipulation in the deal, if either of those 2019 picks result in the first overall selection then Boston will instead receive the other first-round pick. "We feel like it's a jump-start for us", Ainge said . "We know how good Cleveland and we know how good Golden State is". We watched the same Finals t...

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  • Real Madrid president Florentino Perez categorically denies Cristiano Ronaldo departure rumours
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez categorically denies Cristiano Ronaldo departure rumours

Portuguese sports daily A Bola also claimed that Perez had already been informed of the 32-year-old's decision. "We don't want to disturb his concentration with the national team", said Perez. A number of high-profile football stars have been accused of tax avoidance in recent months, with Cristiano Ronaldo the most recent example. "But somet...

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  • Sarfraz named ICC Champions Trophy Team skipper
Sarfraz named ICC Champions Trophy Team skipper

Pakistan entered the eight-team Champions Trophy in England and Wales ranked dead last, but upset arch-rivals India with a 180-run thrashing in Sunday's final. "But I am happier and delighted for players like Fakhar Zaman and Hassan Ali, who impressed their peers through their talent and performances, and found their way to the side".

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  • Celtics president Danny Ainge: We are getting the player we want
Celtics president Danny Ainge: We are getting the player we want

The Celtics and 76ers had agreed on the parameters of a deal on Saturday night after Philadelphia held a workout with point guard Markelle Fultz , who will become the fourth No. The 76ers were in position to make the deal because of the assets they acquired under former general manager Sam Hinkie. "They're getting the player they want", Ainge said...

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  • La Decima for Rafael Nadal at French Open 2017
La Decima for Rafael Nadal at French Open 2017

Rafael Nadal withdrew from the Aegon Championships at Queen's, insisting he has been told to rest ahead of Wimbledon . "Sorry to all the great fans in Britain and to the tournament organisers". The 32-year-old Swiss had only one break point , early on, and then never threatened Nadal and he blamed himself for being too hesitant. He also won...

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  • Iron worker Randy Bryce running against Paul Ryan
Iron worker Randy Bryce running against Paul Ryan

Bryce says he is running for Congress because "his values are [his] neighbors' values, and Washington has gotten way off track". "This system is extremely flawed", he says in voiceover. "What Paul Ryan and the Republicans are doing to take health care away from millions of us, to make it cost more and cover less, and to allow the protections we...

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  • Tropical storm likely to form and hit U.S. coast - hurricane center
Tropical storm likely to form and hit U.S. coast - hurricane center

Tropical storm warnings and a flash flood watch have been issued for southeast Louisiana in anticipation of a potential tropical cyclone. On the forecast track, the disturbance is expected to be near the southwest Louisiana coast late Wednesday or Wednesday night.

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