• Lions team to play Hurricanes in Wellington features Rory Best as captain
Lions team to play Hurricanes in Wellington features Rory Best as captain

And when Barrett completed his penalty hat-trick and Ioane claimed his second try, there was no way back for the Lions as the wait for a Test victory over the All Blacks - they last achieved one 24 years ago - goes on. "We were playing some good rugby and it paid off, and (O'Brien's) was a great try but I think we left a couple out there", ...

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  • Calgary Flames Trade Alert: Get Travis Hamonic From Islanders for Picks
Calgary Flames Trade Alert: Get Travis Hamonic From Islanders for Picks

But with Nick Leddy, Johnny Boychuk, Thomas Hickey, Dennis Seidenberg and Scott Mayfield under contract for next season, as well as restricted free agents Calvin de Haan and Adam Pelech needing new deals, and Bridgeport's Ryan Pulock expected to challenge for a spot, the Isles blue line had become crowded.

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  • Korea President: Trump and I Have Common Goal
Korea President: Trump and I Have Common Goal

Moon Jaw-In, South Korea's president, is scheduled to visit Washington next week to meet with president Trump to begin talks with North Korea about their nuclear program. "Barring specially approved humanitarian missions, American citizens should not travel to North Korea ", he concluded. Mr Trump condemned the "brutality of the North Kor...

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  • Spieth keeps lead in US PGA Tour event
Spieth keeps lead in US PGA Tour event

Daniel Berger , who held a three-shot lead after three rounds in the tournament a year ago, but fell to fifth after his 74, carded a 65 (201 total) to be third. Tournament host Steve Stricker had a 69 to join Fred Couples (68) and Gene Sauers (66) at 9 under. "Boo's going to be out there ball striking his way to another good round", Spieth said...

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  • Korea tests new rocket engine: US media
Korea tests new rocket engine: US media

But South Korea's new president Moon Jae-In suggested earlier this month that the two Koreas should apply to co-host the 2030 FIFA World Cup. Analysts noted that although he had previously expressed hope that the tensions with North Korea would be solved diplomatically, Trump escalated the tone of hostile rhetoric after Otto Warmbier died.

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  • State of Origin 2017: Politicians face off as Maroons arrive in Sydney
State of Origin 2017: Politicians face off as Maroons arrive in Sydney

Billy Slater has given his strongest indication that he won't join Johnathan Thurston in farewelling State of Origin at Suncorp Stadium next month. "When you made the break down the left hand side, you had ( Brett) Morris outside and you chose to go inside". I was taught from a young age to respect whoever is controlling the game.

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  • Points after Azerbaijan Grand Prix
Points after Azerbaijan Grand Prix

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) - As Daniel Ricciardo celebrated winning a hectic Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday, title rivals Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel clashed in a bitter incident that could shape the rest of an intriguing Formula One season.

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  • Gatland: Johnny Sexton has his mojo back, but needs more rugby
Gatland: Johnny Sexton has his mojo back, but needs more rugby

All Blacks Akira Ioane, Tawera Kerr-Barlow, Nehe Milner-Skudder and Rieko Ioane are all named in the starting 15 for the home side. The make-up of the team is 6-5-4 in terms of English, Welsh and Irish with another four Welsh players on the bench, along with Jack McGrath , Sean O'Brien and the English duo of Te'o and Dan Cole.

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  • Jordan Spieth birdies 18th to keep Travelers lead
Jordan Spieth birdies 18th to keep Travelers lead

He has won four of those tournaments with the most recent win coming at the 2017 AT&T People Beach Pro-Am. His had a season-best tie for 37th at the Puerto Rico Open in March and has made just eight cuts in 21 events. He knocked it to 20 feet from there and drained the putt for birdie to keep his one-shot lead . Patrick Reed (66) and Troy M...

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  • 'Ronaldo in a phase of pain' over tax accusations
'Ronaldo in a phase of pain' over tax accusations

The two were given 21-month jail sentences but neither is expected to serve prison time since it was a first offence and the sentence was under two years. The case involves income the Argentina forward made from image rights, not from his salary paid by Real Madrid . The former Sporting Lisbon youngster refused to answer questions on his club fu...

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  • Breaking down the top small forward in the 2017 NBA draft
Breaking down the top small forward in the 2017 NBA draft

Given the rampant trade speculation involving the Celtics and the rest of the league, there's no telling whether Boston will actually wind up retaining the third overall pick by the time the draft rolls around on Thursday. Sports fans, will the Boston Celtics keep that No. 3 pick to draft Jayson Tatum or Josh Jackson? "Yes, I definitely h...

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  • Lions coach Warren Gatland wants clampdown on All Blacks' 'dangerous' play
Lions coach Warren Gatland wants clampdown on All Blacks' 'dangerous' play

They're not massive issues for us, it's just making sure he's protected and not harassed after he's box kicked. "So, this team has always worked on the mantra that we want to be better, and we don't always achieve that but that's what we strive to do", Hansen said.

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  • Rory Best to captain Lions against Hurricanes on Tuesday
Rory Best to captain Lions against Hurricanes on Tuesday

But there's no need to panic, we just need to get our basics right, holding on to the ball. When it was pointed out to Gatland that Murray had received similar treatment in the past, Gatland replied: "Yeah he has, yeah, and it's a little bit tough".

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  • Devils Take Nico Hischier No. 1; Vegas Selects Cody Glass
Devils Take Nico Hischier No. 1; Vegas Selects Cody Glass

Seven of the 31 picks in Friday's first round were WHL players. Then Vegas makes the first pick in franchise history. The NHL Entry Draft continues through the weekend with 8 News Now Sports Director Chris Maathuis providing coverage on the Golden Knights selections.

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  • Family affair: Lakers get Lonzo Ball and dad with No. 2 pick
Family affair: Lakers get Lonzo Ball and dad with No. 2 pick

But long before all that happened he was playing the crowd to perfection, soaking in the cheers and boos and later turning the Barclays Center crowd in his favor as the evening played out. "What's incredible is that according to Zo, his dad has been great". "I think what you're drafting is the son and not the father", Johnson told ESPN in ...

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  • PM Narendra Modi given warm welcome by Indians in the US
PM Narendra Modi given warm welcome by Indians in the US

Expanding ties depends on dispelling some of the concerns that have emerged about a drift in relations. Trump's other priorities, from Syria, China and Russian Federation to domestic issues including immigration, health care and investigations into his administration, have fueled the impression among India-watchers that New Delhi is not on Tr...

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  • Stroll rewarded with shoey after first F1 podium in Baku
Stroll rewarded with shoey after first F1 podium in Baku

That's fortunate for Red Bull , which looks unexpectedly strong this weekend, with Max Verstappen topping the time sheets in both FP1 and FP2. Visibly annoyed with Hamilton, the Ferrari driver pulled alongside the Mercedes at its left and swerved right to ram into its wheels.

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  • Scott Dixon spoils Penske party to win at Road America
Scott Dixon spoils Penske party to win at Road America

Castroneves, in his 20th IndyCar season, broke a tie for third on the career poles list with Bobby Unser. Dixon takes 34 point lead in the championship ahead of defending champion Simon Pagenaud . The second and final caution flag of the race came out on lap 46 when Tony Kanaan crashed hard into the turn 11 wall. Dixon held off Newgarden o...

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  • Butler traded to Timberwolves
Butler traded to Timberwolves

Ironically enough, Minnesota would be better served with a set-up point guard now that they boast two ball-dominant wings in Wiggins and Butler, plus a young center in KAT that handles like a dream in the open court. Speaking of Coach Thibodeau, he delivered pizzas to the sales team on Friday. "But we've had many conversations with [the Bulls] ov...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy: You can't rest on your laurels, says Virat Kohli
ICC Champions Trophy: You can't rest on your laurels, says Virat Kohli

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. It was the latest setback for South Africa in ICC tournaments as the Proteas have won only one knockout match in big events since 2000.

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