• Phillips' 2-run homer powers surging Braves past Brewers 3-1
Phillips' 2-run homer powers surging Braves past Brewers 3-1

The 24-year-old enjoyed a stretch of five straight starts bridging May and June when he allowed three or fewer earned runs in each but struggled in his last two turns. Dickey did not allow more than one baserunner in any inning after the first. Nationals 18, Reds 3 • Michael Taylor homered twice among his four hits, Trea Turner finished five fo...

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  • UFC Fighter Craps Her Pants, She And Other Fighters React
UFC Fighter Craps Her Pants, She And Other Fighters React

The round ended with Kish holding Herrig's neck with her back against the fence. The strawweight division has a new contender to watch after Felice Herrig earned her third straight victory on Sunday night with a lopsided win against previously undefeated "Ultimate Fighter" veteran Justine Kish .

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  • What Kevin Durant showed us in the 2017 NBA Finals
What Kevin Durant showed us in the 2017 NBA Finals

Stop telling that it wasn't earned or we didn't work for it, man". What numerous bandwagon fans might not know is that the Warriors used to be the league's laughingstock for years and years. The Thunder began burning jerseys of Durant and the fans turned on him, kind of like LeBron in Cleveland after his infamous "decision" back in 2010. Du...

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

Daniel Ricciardo has produced a storming drive, battling back from 17th position to win an incident-packed Azerbaijan Grand Prix from the Mercedes of Valterri Bottas and Williams' Canadian rookie Lance Stroll. Ricciardo won what will be regarded as a race for the ages following three safety auto periods, one red flag and a series of notable inci...

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  • Vidal wants Chile teammate Sanchez to join Bayern
Vidal wants Chile teammate Sanchez to join Bayern

Vidal and Sanchez face Australia in Chile's final group match of the Confederations Cup on Sunday. Sanchez has informed Arsenal that he will only make his decision when the Confederations Cup ends, which is the day before the Gunners first team squad returns for pre-season training.

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  • Portland takes Purdue's Swanigan 26th in NBA Draft
Portland takes Purdue's Swanigan 26th in NBA Draft

The Trail Blazers don't have any free agents so it'll be an uphill challenge for Swanigan to receive minutes right away, but he wasn't the Big Ten Player of the Year for no reason. While it may take him time to be a useful contributor to the Trail Blazers, Swanigan has the potential to give other teams fits with his scoring down low.

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  • Owen Farrell injury woe puts Sexton centre stage with Tests looming large
Owen Farrell injury woe puts Sexton centre stage with Tests looming large

Ahead of this weekend's crucial clash against the Maori All Blacks , Jenkins admitted that the Lions have been left frustrated by the calls of the departing triumvirate of officials, and will seek talks with their replacements , Jaco Peyper, Jerome Garces and Romain Poite ahead of the remainder of the tour.

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  • Tebow promoted to High-A St. Lucie
Tebow promoted to High-A St. Lucie

The Fireflies have had Tebow on the roster since the season started in April. Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow appears to be progressing as a minor-league baseball player. The lowest attendance for any of Tebow's 63 games this year was 2,645, almost double the average FSL game. Vogt, 32, was batting.217 with four home runs and 20 RBIs in ...

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  • ICC may scrap Champions Trophy for more World T20 competitions
ICC may scrap Champions Trophy for more World T20 competitions

Afridi added that only a few people had expectations from the team to reach the semi-final. Fawad Ahmed was one of the special fans who reached the winning skipper's residence on a wheelchair to express his pleasure on the outstanding performance of Pakistani team under captaincy of Sarfaraz Ahmed in the final of the tournament.

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  • Real boss is 'not contemplating' Ronaldo leaving
Real boss is 'not contemplating' Ronaldo leaving

The Spanish authorities' crack down on multi-millionaires not paying their taxes is showing no signs of stopping, and the latest to fall victim to their investigative teams is none other than Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho . "I have not talked with Cristiano but they tell me has been treated badly in this country". The statement said ...

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  • Jordan Spieth wins Travelers Championship playoff with stunning bunker shot
Jordan Spieth wins Travelers Championship playoff with stunning bunker shot

Not only did Spieth make tournament history, he captivated fans with his second win of the year. Spieth struggled on the back nine en route to an even-par 70, while Berger picked up three late birdies for a three-under 67 at TPC River Highlands.

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  • Daniel Ricciardo: Baku has everything necessary for F1
Daniel Ricciardo: Baku has everything necessary for F1

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his vehicle during the Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku, Azerbaijan, Sunday, June 25, 2017. "If I get a penalty then we should both get a penalty", the German driver said. He reckoned taking a set-up direction "similar to the beginning of the year", combined with better communication wit...

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  • Jordan Spieth holes bunker shot on play-off hole to win Travelers Championship
Jordan Spieth holes bunker shot on play-off hole to win Travelers Championship

A windy afternoon kept anyone from catching him at TPC River Highlands . Jason Day missed his second consecutive cut after he carded a second round 70 to leave him on two-over for the tournament. She used a 9-iron on the 135-yard hole, hitting it just past the flag before it spun back and rolled into the hole. Yang finished with a 64, and Juta...

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  • Joachim Low celebrates 100th win as Germany boss
Joachim Low celebrates 100th win as Germany boss

He maintained his impressive record of steering the national team to the semi-finals of every tournament over the last decade. The African champions fell 1-3 to the Germans, thereby ending their participation in the tournament. With much of the squad worn out after two matches - and indeed others, lacking match minutes from club land - Postecoglo...

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  • Murray still confident of winning Wimbledon
Murray still confident of winning Wimbledon

Thompson, who lost in the final round of qualifying on Sunday, stepped up to play Murray following the withdrawal of Britain's Aljaz Bedene due to a wrist injury. Murray has now lost nine matches already in 2017, six of which have come against players outside of the top 20. For me it's just a question of whether he's healthy.

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  • Post draft, Golden Knights now has surplus of players
Post draft, Golden Knights now has surplus of players

The following day's picks followed a similar pattern, with the Golden Knights selecting with nine of their 10 remaining picks - one of their second round selections was sent to Columbus in exchange for 20-year-old forward prospect Keegan Kolesar, likely destined for the Chicago Wolves.

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  • Koepka wins first major after pulling away at US Open
Koepka wins first major after pulling away at US Open

On Sunday, Brooks Koepka won the U.S. Open at Erin Hills , beating the rest of the field by a healthy four strokes and tying Rory McIlroy's mark for lowest-under-par score in the history of the tournament at 16-under. "I felt confident all week and to feel as confident as I did on a Sunday of a Major and coming down the stretch was great", he ...

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  • Pittsburgh Penguins strikes late to repeat as Stanley Cup champions
Pittsburgh Penguins strikes late to repeat as Stanley Cup champions

A Carl Hagelin empty-netter sealed the win for Pittsburgh, making the Pens the first team to defend the title since the Detroit Red Wings in 1997-98. Sullivan is the first American-born coach to win the Cup not once, but twice. "He was our leader and picked up the team when we needed it". "We knew it was going to be tough all year, but we just ...

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  • Players that Leafs should target if trading with Vegas
Players that Leafs should target if trading with Vegas

Ian Cole (Pittsburgh ) - A part of the Penguins no-name defense, the 28-year-old Cole will likely be passed by when Vegas selecting goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, but a two-time Stanley Cup victor could bring quite a hefty return if the Golden Knights go a different direction.

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  • New Jersey Devils draft Swiss center Nico Hischier with No. 1 pick
New Jersey Devils draft Swiss center Nico Hischier with No. 1 pick

I knew I had a good season". I was still doing a lot of skill development stuff when I was hurt and working on mobility things. His father, Steve, and uncle, James, both played in the National Hockey League - the latter for nearly 1,300 games with the New York Rangers .

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