• Valverde named new Barcelona boss
Valverde named new Barcelona boss

Valverde signed a two-year contract with Barcelona with an option of a further one-year extension. Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has announced Ernesto Valverde will be their new coach. It was eliminated by Juventus in the quarterfinals of the Champions League and lost the Spanish league to Real Madrid in the final round. Sp...

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  • Butler's Chris Holtmann emerges as Ohio State frontrunner
Butler's Chris Holtmann emerges as Ohio State frontrunner

According to ESPN's Jeff Goodman , " Butler's Chris Holtmann has emerged as the frontrunner for the Ohio State job". This is the latest development in what has been a fast-moving coaching search highlighted by a number of potential candidates seemingly pulling out of the running.

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  • '16 champ Djokovic in 'whole new situation' after Paris loss
'16 champ Djokovic in 'whole new situation' after Paris loss

Murray advanced to his fourth straight semi-final in Paris , defeating Nishikori to avenge his loss to the Japanese star at the US Open past year. "I'm grateful for the attention but there are many other players that deserve that as well".

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  • Alonso: I'll be back with McLaren, if we're winning
Alonso: I'll be back with McLaren, if we're winning

Key in his decision: "We have to win". Currently, McLaren is dead last in the Constructor's Championship and at least one of its cars has had a DNF or a DNS in each race this season. Alonso turned in a remarkable display during his rookie Indy 500 appearance a fortnight ago, and was in contention to win the famous race before his Honda engine e...

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  • Venezuela commander urges troops not to hurt protesters — Nicolas Maduro
Venezuela commander urges troops not to hurt protesters — Nicolas Maduro

President Nicolas Maduro's plan for a new popular congress to rewrite Venezuela's constitution threatens to destroy the political legacy of former leader Hugo Chavez, the chief state prosecutor said on Thursday. Maduro's terms call for allotting a specific number of votes to specific population sectors such as the disabled, fishermen and retirees, ...

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  • Manchester United in talks with Torino over Andrea Belotti
Manchester United in talks with Torino over Andrea Belotti

The 23-year-old Italy international's future at Torino is uncertain after a prolific season, which has led to interest from clubs such as Manchester United , Chelsea and AC Milan . The team had turned their attention to Everton striker Romelu Lukaku , but are now looking into the signature of Italian global Andrea Belotti . "If someone br...

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  • Classic Empire out of Belmont
Classic Empire out of Belmont

Patch , the one-eyed son of 2012 Belmont victor Union Rags, garnered plenty of attention going into the Kentucky Derby and is bound to do so on Saturday as well. And Epicharis , a Japanese horse who has never raced in the United States, is this year's candidate. Tapwrit , Patch , and J Boys Echo are the three runners that competed in the D...

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  • Comey's testimony to put uncomfortable spotlight on Trump
Comey's testimony to put uncomfortable spotlight on Trump

Leading up to his firing last month, Comey has said that President Trump called him and described the Russian Federation investigation as "a cloud that was impairing his ability to act on behalf of the country". Democrats are intent on determining whether Trump's actions amounted to willful interference in the FBI's investigation, while Republica...

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  • Pakistan beat South Africa by 19 runs (DLS)
Pakistan beat South Africa by 19 runs (DLS)

The one highlight in the field for South Africa was the form of the towering quick bowler Morkel, who took two wickets in four balls on his way to three for 18 in seven overs. Wahab Riaz was out from the rest of game due to his ankle injury, Junaid Khan will come to play for Pakistan instead of Wahab for the rest of the tournament.

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  • Warriors and Cavs fans ready for Game 3 of NBA Finals
Warriors and Cavs fans ready for Game 3 of NBA Finals

They went 73-9, setting a mark for the most wins ever. Durant opting to sign with Golden State, while perfectly within his rights as a free agent, was a business maneuver so evil that he should have been required to grow a sinister mustache fit for twirling between his thumb and index finger.

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  • England, Venezuela reach Under-20 World Cup final
England, Venezuela reach Under-20 World Cup final

CHERRIES star Lewis Cook will be the first man since Bobby Moore in 1966 to captain England in the final of a World Cup . Savour that fact. And best of all they are there on merit. Only Orsolini - with five - has scored more goals than 18-year-old Solanke at the tournament, while fellow finalist Sergio Cordova of Venezuela has also scored ...

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  • Warriors top Cavaliers to move one win from perfection
Warriors top Cavaliers to move one win from perfection

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving (2) drives on Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia , rear, during the first half of Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. "Obviously K.D. made some huge plays down the stretch", said Warriors head coach Steve Kerr. And maybe fatigue played a part in the Warrior...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy: Australia bowls out Bangladesh for 182
ICC Champions Trophy: Australia bowls out Bangladesh for 182

Both teams will head into their penultimate group game of the eight-team marquee event knowing that a defeat will knock them out of the competition. - If New Zealand win and Australia-England match gets washed out, New Zealand will qualify for the semi-final only if they convert their negative run-rate into positive.

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  • England bring in Finn as Woakes' replacement
England bring in Finn as Woakes' replacement

England are "very comfortable" with the security arrangements being applied to the Champions Trophy after the terror attack in central London. The ICC announced, as expected on Sunday morning, that Woakes' fellow frontline seamer Finn will join the England squad - who will prepare in Cardiff for their next match against New Zealand on Tuesday....

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  • Draymond Green's Mom Gets Into Heated Altercation With Cavs Fan, Cops Involved
Draymond Green's Mom Gets Into Heated Altercation With Cavs Fan, Cops Involved

He said it was something that happens on a regular basis in Cleveland. Likely, Babers heard some pretty very bad things being said about her son, causing her to react the way she did. Ayesha Curry, Steph Curry's wife, was candid on Twitter all throughout the series past year concerning the Cavaliers and how the National Basketball Association o...

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  • Warriors set to make their claim as NBA's best ever
Warriors set to make their claim as NBA's best ever

A 150-point game isn't even out of reach. Several NBA legends like Magic Johnson and Julius Erving have claimed that their teams could have defeated this year's Warriors. But that takes a lot out of you. The feeling is they just have to get the ball rolling in their direction. The Cavaliers don't have that luxury. "So even when you're playing w...

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  • Durant, Warriors rally to beat Cavs 118-113
Durant, Warriors rally to beat Cavs 118-113

After the Warriors went up, Irving missed a three-pointer from his favorite spot on the right side and the Warriors closed it out with four free throws in the final 12.9 seconds. Here are some takeaways from the game. But I was able to get second and third and fourth winds. Right? The Cavs were a minute away from making this a 2-1 series and puttin...

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  • Rafael Nadal through to quarterfinals at French Open
Rafael Nadal through to quarterfinals at French Open

The Serbian virtually gave up in the third set in what was a shocking end to his title defence. Bacsinszky, who has reached a career-high singles ranking of world No. The Djokovic-Thiem victor will face Rafael Nadal in the semifinals. Three men then got out of the vehicle with large knives and attacked people at bars and restaurants in nearby B...

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  • One of our worst bowling displays says Steve Smith
One of our worst bowling displays says Steve Smith

Australia face New Zealand at Edgbaston but won't make a decision on the make-up of their team until just before the game. Williamson led the Kiwi charge with a solid innings of 100 runs before being run out. There is great latitude given to players adopting the "positive" approach but to waste six balls by being dismissed before your allotted...

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  • Exhausted talk: LeBron dunks idea he's worn out guarding Durant
Exhausted talk: LeBron dunks idea he's worn out guarding Durant

There's a part of me that relishes the surliness in James' postgame interviews after Game 2 because of what it means. So the Warriors have limited all those around him. Watching the clip in its entirety, it mostly looks like LeBron is focused and collected, and definitely not about to admit to fatigue or hand out compliments to his opponents ju...

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