• Jordan Spieth had fun going 'nuts' after draining bunker shot — Travelers Championship
Jordan Spieth had fun going 'nuts' after draining bunker shot — Travelers Championship

I was competing but I was getting frustrated. "That was a big deal because everyone (knew there would be) 15,000 people all following Steve and I wanted to be in that group". "I did that Thursday. I feel very lucky". Thomas missed the cut at the tournament. Jordan Spieth's explosive shot from the front right bunker hit the 18th green and kept o...

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  • Kvitová wins Aegon Classic in Birmingham
Kvitová wins Aegon Classic in Birmingham

Her last final on grass was her triumph at Wimbledon three years ago against Eugenie Bouchard and while her talk on arrival at Edgbaston was purely about her delight to be playing again, she clearly has bigger goals now. I always said that I'm not here just to play tennis; I'm here to play my best and to win trophies, like today. Of course ...

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  • AB de Villiers leaves England tour to decide on global future
AB de Villiers leaves England tour to decide on global future

Dawid Malan was named man of the match after making the highest-ever score by an England player on T20 debut. Most recently, he stood in for Faf du Plessis as skipper in three-match Twenty20 series against England , which his side lost 2-1.

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  • Tax Fraud:
Tax Fraud: "We have confidence in Cristiano Ronaldo" - Real Madrid

In a statement released Tuesday by public treasury officials, Ronaldo is accused of "four crimes against the public treasury between 2011-2014... which involves tax fraud of 14,768,897 euros (USD $65.5 million/GBP 12.9 million)". Leaked documents in December past year suggested that Ronaldo had avoided tax on income allegedly held in offshore acco...

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  • Former NBA Guard Jason Williams Injured in BIG3
Former NBA Guard Jason Williams Injured in BIG3

That very much remains to be seen. That's why - at least in its current form - it seems the success of this venture will come down to nostalgia's staying power. "I would have gotten to the line 20 times a game". "All the ins and outs of the game". As for the players Davis likes watching the most? Most of the other players would be classified as...

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  • Swansea City reject £27m Everton bid for Gylfi Sigurdsson
Swansea City reject £27m Everton bid for Gylfi Sigurdsson

Sigurdsson has the ability to play as an attacking midfielder in behind a main striker and he could be a good foil for Jamie Vardy. In addition to his playmaking talents, Sigurdsson is also known as a set-piece specialist, scoring four goals from direct free-kicks over the past two Premier League seasons.

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  • Rafael Nadal will miss Queen's after a gruelling clay court season
Rafael Nadal will miss Queen's after a gruelling clay court season

Novak Djokovic has dropped out of the top three in the ATP world rankings for the first time since October 2009 after exiting the French Open in the quarter-finals. "No one has ever performed better in Paris , and his opponent [Wawrinka] is not a bad player". The Spaniard becomes the first man to reach double figures at a single Slam and, if ...

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  • BJ Penn Now Winless In Last Six Fights, Defeated By Siver
BJ Penn Now Winless In Last Six Fights, Defeated By Siver

The only problem was that once he established his jab, he didn't do much to build on it. Siver instead created his own momentum by using his jab to set up his patented spinning back kick. But rather than pouring on the punishment from the top or looking for a submission to finish the fight, Penn was content to ride out the round. Siver advances e...

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  • Gatland blasts All Blacks tactics as Test looms
Gatland blasts All Blacks tactics as Test looms

Controlled phase possession, a fast suffocating defence, slowing the ball at the breakdown and a tactical kicking game created to force errors in favourable field positions were the highlights of the Lions' tactics. Holding a slender 15-10 lead early in the second half, the Lions were handed a major shot in the arm through the controversial sin...

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  • Real Madrid is bigger than Ronaldo - Figo
Real Madrid is bigger than Ronaldo - Figo

Newly re-elected Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is "not contemplating" Cristiano Ronaldo leaving the European champions, despite talk of the disgruntled star returning to Manchester United . "He would not want that, I'm sure". "Cristiano is a good guy as a professional and as a person". "This is all very odd". "Perez said Ronal...

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  • Germany eliminate African champions Cameroon from Confederations Cup
Germany eliminate African champions Cameroon from Confederations Cup

Timo Werner netted twice as Germany set up a Confederations Cup semi-final against Mexico with a 3-1 win on Sunday against 10-man Cameroon, who initially had the wrong player sent off. "It's not that you start an hour late, everything gets pushed back and on one occasion we ate at 10pm at night, which is far too late". Chile were held back...

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  • England, France Unite With Britpop
England, France Unite With Britpop

The decision was a controversial one, coming after Federation Internationale de Football Association tweaked the rules past year to reduce cases of players being sent off for denying clear goal-scoring opportunities, unless the offence is deliberate.

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  • Confederations Cup: Germany reach semis as referee needs VAR double-take
Confederations Cup: Germany reach semis as referee needs VAR double-take

The Germans were leading through Kerem Demirbay's 48th-minute strike when a case of mistaken identity halfway through the second half that replays were meant to eradicate left the African champions bemused and irritated. A fumble by Marc-Andre ter Stegen gave Cameroon a glimmer of hope on 78 minutes as Aboubakar's header flew through the German goa...

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  • Ezekiel Elliott, Julian Edelman among featured athletes in ESPN's Body Issue
Ezekiel Elliott, Julian Edelman among featured athletes in ESPN's Body Issue

Fekitoa, 25, will feature alongside two-times NBA All-Star Isaiah Thomas , former women's tennis No.1 Caroline Wozniacki , 2016 National Football League rookie of the year Ezekiel Elliott and more. Needham native and Olympic gold medal victor Aly Raisman has also appeared in the " Body Issue ". Celtics star Isaiah Thomas, Cubs second baseman Jav...

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  • Niki Lauda: Crazy' Sebastian Vettel 'freaked out' in Baku
Niki Lauda: Crazy' Sebastian Vettel 'freaked out' in Baku

Four-time world champion Vettel was given a 10-second stop-go penalty for driving his Ferrari into the back of Hamilton's Mercedes while they were following the safety auto after 19 laps on the Baku street circuit. "Imagine all the young kids that are watching Formula 1 today and see that kind of behaviour from a four-time world champion". We'r...

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  • HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier set to leave home port
HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier set to leave home port

A Royal Navy frigate or destroyer is expected to escort HMS Queen Elizabeth , whilst shore-based helicopters look out for submarines, The Telegraph reports . It was one of the great names of the 20th Century Royal Navy. Rapid developments in technology have led to discussions over the future of defence, with the likes of unmanned drones and...

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  • Messi could´ve played for Real Madrid instead of Barcelona - Gaggioli
Messi could´ve played for Real Madrid instead of Barcelona - Gaggioli

However, Messi - celebrating his 30th birthday on Saturday - could have signed for Madrid as a teenager if Gaggioli had moved to the Spanish capital instead. October 16, 2004, that was the day on which a certain Lionel Messi first donned the famous red and blue of F.C. Barcelona in a official game against local rivals Espanyol.

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  • Cody Glass becomes Vegas' first-ever draft pick
Cody Glass becomes Vegas' first-ever draft pick

Fleury took the stage in a Golden Knights jersey to wild cheers from his new home fans. "I'll give it everything I've got to win some games and try to get into the community to meet people and spread the word about the Golden Knights". "Once we gathered all the information we felt comfortable that if he was there for us we were going to take him"...

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  • Federer wins record ninth Halle title
Federer wins record ninth Halle title

Federer described his Halle Open final opponent as a tough player to play against and described his serve as wonderful and his backhand as one of the best in the game. "I'm still just very happy how I was able to close it out in the 'breaker". Saturday's other semi-final will see German fourth seed Alexander Zverev face Frenchman Richard Ga...

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  • Roger Federer beats Alexander Zverev to win Gerry Weber Open in Halle
Roger Federer beats Alexander Zverev to win Gerry Weber Open in Halle

The 18-times grand slam champion, who skipped the claycourt season after winning the Australian Open and titles in Indian Wells and Miami, to prepare for the grass, is in ominous form and won in Halle without dropping a single set all week.

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