• Virat Kohli plays captain's knock in India's massive win over South Africa
Virat Kohli plays captain's knock in India's massive win over South Africa

India chased down the target in 38 overs with eight wickets to spare and entered the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy for the fifth time. With the pace bowlers too keeping it tight, they were able to create vast pressure on the South African batsmen and that led to three run outs, including crucial ones of skipper AB de Villiers and Davi...

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  • Queensland force a decider in stirring comeback
Queensland force a decider in stirring comeback

Queensland drew first blood through debutant winger Valentine Holmes in the ninth minute but, from there, it was one-way traffic in the first half. For a majority of the contest, it looked like game two would follow the script of the first.

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  • Mourinho denies Spanish tax fraud allegations
Mourinho denies Spanish tax fraud allegations

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho. The Argentine midfielder is accused of failing to pay some €1.3 million to the Spanish tax authorities in 2012-2013 by giving up his image rights to companies based in tax havens, such as Panama. Barcelona star Lionel Messi was sentenced to a 21-month jail sentence and 2.09-million-euro fine previous year...

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  • Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths — FIFA Confederations Cup
Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths — FIFA Confederations Cup

Portugal's position of strength in Group A is likely to mean Santos rotates his squad at the weekend, with captain Ronaldo set to be given the day off. The 32-year-old's 74th worldwide goal delivered a win over Russian Federation on Wednesday, meaning a draw against the pointless Kiwis would be enough for the Euro 2016 champions to advance to ...

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  • Mavericks make Dennis Smith Jr. the ninth pick in the draft
Mavericks make Dennis Smith Jr. the ninth pick in the draft

For many who watched the team last season, that comes as no surprise. The Mavericks missed the playoffs this year for only the second time since the 1999-2000 season to earn the ninth pick. A great coach in the league that he'll learn a lot from. In a weaker draft, Smith might have been a top-five talent. "Definitely motivated by it...fuel to t...

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  • Liverpool sign Mohamed Salah from Roma
Liverpool sign Mohamed Salah from Roma

It's a savvy move from the former Roma star, but if he really wants to make friends in Liverpool he can help the club claim a Premier League title next season. "I watched him play a lot this year at Roma ". "His pace is incredible, he gives us more attacking threat and we are already strong in this area".

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  • Questions: Spike's Jon Slusser Weighs in On Bellator MMA Coming to NYC
Questions: Spike's Jon Slusser Weighs in On Bellator MMA Coming to NYC

Davis (17-3) has won four straight fights. "It's going to be awesome to go in there and punch a legend in the face", he said. Bellator 180 takes place on Saturday, June 24 from Madison Square Garden in New York, New York with Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva headlining.

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  • Winning Grand Prix Azerbaijan is worthy achievement — Artem Markelov
Winning Grand Prix Azerbaijan is worthy achievement — Artem Markelov

The German vehicle was damaged by Max Verstappen's Red Bull at the first corner of the race . "We've both got a person looking at just traffic and nothing else, so it can just be like a spotter on the Global Positioning System so hopefully that will help".

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  • Kyrie Irving wants out of Cleveland if LeBron James leaves next summer
Kyrie Irving wants out of Cleveland if LeBron James leaves next summer

Among the names bandied about are Paul George and Jimmy Butler . Many dominoes could also fall if Butler left Chicago, like Dwyane Wade and Rajon Rondo both leaving. According to Marc Stein , Butler wants to stay in Chicago as the centerpiece of the organization, while George has his heart set on landing in Los Angeles to play with the ...

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  • Blues acquire Brayden Schenn in draft-day trade with Flyers
Blues acquire Brayden Schenn in draft-day trade with Flyers

Schenn is just 25 years old and has demonstrated notable durability after missing just five combined games over the last four seasons. Schenn, 25, gives the Blues an immediate upgrade at center. Lehtera recorded 22 points in 64 games with St. Louis last season. Schenn does carry a hefty contract, which represents a $5.125 million cap hit in e...

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  • NBA draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN
NBA draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN

The former Maryland star flirted with going pro after each of his first two years in school, and then took the plunge this spring after his junior year. This was the third time in the past four years that the 76ers have taken the consensus top player in the draft - Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid were the others - and one would think that all...

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  • Man United and Chelsea make offers for top 25-year-old midfielder
Man United and Chelsea make offers for top 25-year-old midfielder

The 54-year-old Mourinho, who coached Madrid from 2010-13, now coaches Manchester United . They said Mourinho had already settled a previous claim relating to his Spanish taxes after a 2014 inquiry, which resulted in a penalty of 1.15 million euros ($F2.65m).

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  • Chiefs 6 - 34 British & Irish Lions: Timely win in Waikato
Chiefs 6 - 34 British & Irish Lions: Timely win in Waikato

The duo's England colleague Elliot Daly was also at the forefront of an impressive team performance and received a name check from Gatland afterwards. When asked if Daly would feature on Saturday at Eden Park, Gatland acknowledged that it was indeed 'possible, ' either as a starter or as one of the replacements .

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  • Point guards could dominate top picks in draft
Point guards could dominate top picks in draft

Wow. Strong and poignant words from the father of the soon-to-be National Basketball Association lottery draft pick who helped his Kentucky team to a 86-75 victory against Ball's UCLA squad in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament in March with a 39-point outburst.

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  • Oilers sign defenceman Kris Russell to 4-year contract extension
Oilers sign defenceman Kris Russell to 4-year contract extension

Russell has become an extremely polarizing player in the National Hockey League over the past few years so this deal is sure to receive equal amounts of praise and criticism depending on what exactly you're looking for from a defenseman. Russell added four helpers over 13 playoff games as Edmonton made it to the second round where they lost to the ...

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  • Unseeded Ostapenko defies the odds to win incredible French Open title
Unseeded Ostapenko defies the odds to win incredible French Open title

Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko became the first unseeded player to win the women's French Open title in 84-years after beating Romanian Simona Halep today. The 2017 French Open women's final at Roland Garros will showcase unranked Jelena Ostapenko against No. 3 Simona Halep . Playing a tactical match that dared Ostapenko to go for low-pe...

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  • 76ers make Fultz top pick, Lakers snag Ball second
76ers make Fultz top pick, Lakers snag Ball second

Feeling that way has allowed Boston to accept Philadelphia's trade offer to move back to No. 3 to get the player they want. Butler was drafted by the Bulls in 2011, taken with the 30th pick six years ago. "This city has to feel fantastic", coach Brett Brown said. As Lonzo walked on stage to meet Commissioner Adam Silver and put on a purple ...

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  • By The Numbers: Winners and Losers from the 2017 NBA Draft
By The Numbers: Winners and Losers from the 2017 NBA Draft

Embiid has played in 31 National Basketball Association games since being drafted in 2014. With the Boston Celtics' slide to the third spot after its trade with the 76ers, people are getting interested on the picks that they will be getting in tonight's draft .

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  • Marin Cilic sets up Queen's semi-final with Gilles Muller
Marin Cilic sets up Queen's semi-final with Gilles Muller

While Thompson will rue his missed opportunity, he should leave west London with renewed belief in his ability after his brief but memorable moment in the spotlight. Russian Daniil Medvedev beat fellow 21-year-old Thanasi Kokkinakis who failed to match the heights he reached when beating third seed Milos Raonic in round one, losing 6-2 6-2.

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  • Mets' inexplicable Jose Reyes love causes Asdrubal Cabrera to request trade
Mets' inexplicable Jose Reyes love causes Asdrubal Cabrera to request trade

If they have that plan for me, I think it's time to make a move. Making Cabrera unhappy for someone who's performing as poorly as Reyes doesn't make much sense. I have never had a situation like this before. I think that's the right move for me and my family. He needs to go out tonight and play well. Cabrera said the Mets also asked him to ...

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