• Cink tied for lead in Memphis, Fowler struggles
Cink tied for lead in Memphis, Fowler struggles

Mickelson definitely won't claim that first U.S. Open victory this year because he's already said he's skipping it to attend his daughter's high school graduation. Schwartzel grabbed the outright lead by picking up a shot at the second and missed a putt from six feet to double his advantage at the next, before bogeying his penultimate hole.

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  • 76ers select Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick in 2017 National Basketball Association draft
76ers select Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick in 2017 National Basketball Association draft

Minnesota Timberwolves: They landed a perennial All-Star for nearly nothing. They get a leader and top-tier talent who makes tough shots, loves Tom Thibodeau , always plays hard and can generate his own offense. Still, the Pacers must trade George, and more time passed by without that happening. Teams are assigned picks largely based on their w...

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  • Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Vettel penalised
Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Vettel penalised

Just losing out at the finish line and finishing third was yound Canadian Lance Stroll in his Williams-Meredes, 4.0 seconds behind the victor. "This is the race we expected previous year and we got it today with all the craziness and safety cars".

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  • Bottas Fastest in Azerbaijan GP in Eventful Third Free Practice
Bottas Fastest in Azerbaijan GP in Eventful Third Free Practice

I can't describe how I feel, it is beyond wonderful. Stroll, a mere novice in F1 racing, finished third in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday and becomes the youngest rookie to race to a podium . Daniil Kvyat's Toro Rosso also ground to a halt, bringing out the virtual―and eventually the actual―safety vehicle and allowing Bottas to make up...

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  • Vettel, Hamilton clash as Ricciardo wins in Baku
Vettel, Hamilton clash as Ricciardo wins in Baku

Hamilton's Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas snatched second place from 18-year-old Williams driver Lance Stroll in the final straight, as Vettel finished fourth ahead of Hamilton to extend his championship lead to 14 points. "I can't really believe it", said Ricciardo . "Every corner can be a challenge". Force India's Sergio Perez jump...

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  • Kvitova beats Barty to win Birmingham
Kvitova beats Barty to win Birmingham

In doing so, the Czech has triumphed in only her second tournament back after she suffered a vicious knife attack in December which left her with a badly wounded hand. It's kind of a fairytale. I didn't expect this in my second tournament after my comeback. Petra Kvitova completed an emotional Aegon Classic victory to seal her first WTA Tour titl...

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  • Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton in F1 crash row
Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton in F1 crash row

He was still giggling later on a freakish podium, Bottas had come from a lap-down to claim second while Stroll, at 18 and much-maligned, claimed his first podium. The incident was immediately placed under investigation by the stewards and Vettel was deemed to have been wholly at fault, for which he served a 10-second stop-go penalty.

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  • LaVar Ball Reportedly Negotiating Appearance on WWE Raw
LaVar Ball Reportedly Negotiating Appearance on WWE Raw

He has the talent to be an All-Star. "I needed somebody also that can make the other players better and also (somebody) that players want to play with". Ball's appearance before the Dodgers' matchup against the Colorado Rockies culminated a whirlwind day and a half, that began with his selection in Thursday's National Basketball Association dra...

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  • Rivals Hamilton, Vettel clash as Ricciardo wins chaotic race
Rivals Hamilton, Vettel clash as Ricciardo wins chaotic race

Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland, left, steers his auto in front of teammate Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany at the start of the Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku , Azerbaijan, Sunday, June 25, 2017. "I like to think that I remain respectful and I'll continue to do so". "I'm sure he didn't do it on objective but...

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  • Chile book Portugal, Germany tackle Mexico
Chile book Portugal, Germany tackle Mexico

Vincent Aboubakar pulled a goal back for Cameroon to bring the score to 2-1. After the lengthy stoppage involving the red card incident, Germany made their numerical advantage count nearly immediately as Werner got his first national team goal with an excellent header from Kimmich's fine cross to the back post .

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  • Germany 3-1 Cameroon
Germany 3-1 Cameroon

Hoffenheim midfielder Demirbay marked his full debut by breaking the deadlock early in the second half at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi and RB Leipzig striker Werner's brace sandwiched Vincent Aboubakar's header for Cameroon . "We are happy to reach the semi-finals and reach that aim". "He has a killer instinct", Loew said. People think w...

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  • Red Sox retire No. 34 for David Ortiz
Red Sox retire No. 34 for David Ortiz

Boston personalities from Dustin Pedroia to Rob Gronkowski to comedians and actors gathered at a nightclub near Fenway for The Roast of David Ortiz . It's pretty far. My comment based on those numbers was, like, I started just getting behind the history of this organization. "They just put together some timely hits and took advantage of well-p...

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  • Brilliant Rafael Nadal wins French Open title
Brilliant Rafael Nadal wins French Open title

A 10th singles title at the clay-court Grand Slam represents a professional era record - no player has won more singles titles at the same major event as the 31-year-old. Playing in his 22nd Grand Slam final, Nadal triumphed in Paris without dropping a set for a third time. A scrappy start from both men in hot conditions saw Wawrinka miss the...

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  • The 2017 NBA Draft garnered 11% more social engagement than previous year
The 2017 NBA Draft garnered 11% more social engagement than previous year

Some would say the same about Fultz's belief that the Sixers are a playoff team after averaging 63 losses the past four seasons. The Philadelphia 76ers used the first pick to select Markelle Fultz of Washington, who was one of the most electrifying freshmen in college basketball last season.

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  • Vettel 'disgraced himself' in Azerbaijan, says Hamilton
Vettel 'disgraced himself' in Azerbaijan, says Hamilton

It's an awesome feeling and, for me, a dream come true. Canadian teenager Lance Stroll came home third, the Williams driver's first podium, after being overhauled by Bottas on the line. After his penalty, imposed by the stewards for unsafe driving, Vettel recovered to finish fourth, one place ahead of Hamilton. We want to race wheel to wh...

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  • Palmer to perform at Azerbaijan Grand Prix
Palmer to perform at Azerbaijan Grand Prix

The twisty section which measures just 7.8 metres wide saw Vettel take to the escape road on a number of occasions after missing his breaking point, and in fear of a costly collision with the barriers. Vettel came into contact with Hamilton behind the safety auto and got angry about it. Perez was trying to make a move on Vettel when they got starte...

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  • Jose Mourinho faces accusation of tax fraud
Jose Mourinho faces accusation of tax fraud

With Paris St Germain star Angel Di Maria pleading guilty to tax fraud in Spain this week, it has come to light that he used the same two Irish companies that have figured in similar investigations into Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho .

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  • Los Angeles Lakers traded D'Angelo Russell because they needed a 'leader'
Los Angeles Lakers traded D'Angelo Russell because they needed a 'leader'

Players that are chosen number two overall are expected to be cornerstone players for the next decade. Howland was replaced by Steve Alford and the Holiday Inn by the Hotel Angeleno. The clock is ticking and Thursday night provided the first steps toward making big improvements to the roster . However, that factor obviously did not deter the Lake...

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  • Tom Curran shines on debut as England keep South Africa in check
Tom Curran shines on debut as England keep South Africa in check

The series concludes at Cardiff on Sunday. With South Africa 64-3 at the halfway point of their chase, AB de Villiers (35 off 19 balls) threatened, blasting Mason Crane for 16 off the next three balls, but the young legspinner, appearing in only his second worldwide, responded superbly, picking up the South African skipper as his maiden T20I wi...

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  • Confederations Cup: Germany and Chile qualify from Group B
Confederations Cup: Germany and Chile qualify from Group B

Australia's Jackson Irvine tackles Chile's Alexis Sanchez. However, substitute Martin Rodriguez's first global goal spared Chile's blushes and, as expected, they followed Germany out of Group B and through to the next round. With Germany defeating Cameroon 3-1 in Sochi to top the group, Chile finish second on five points, and fac...

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