• Wawrinka: Rafa better than ever
Wawrinka: Rafa better than ever

He was right: Djokovic completed his career Grand Slam at Roland Garros in 2016. On Sunday, Rafael Nadal clung to the silver trophy awarded to the champion of the French Open , and tears welled up in his eyes. And yes, she was trying to become the first woman in almost four decades to make a Grand Slam title the first tour-level triumph of her...

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  • Ryan Blaney wins first career NASCAR Cup race at Pocono
Ryan Blaney wins first career NASCAR Cup race at Pocono

Harvick finished second in the Axalta presents the Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway Sunday afternoon. Blaney took the lead from pole-sitter and Stage 1 victor Kyle Busch with nine laps remaining and fought off a hard-charging Harvick in the final laps to take the Pocono 400 .

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  • Thoughts on Game 4 of the NBA Finals
Thoughts on Game 4 of the NBA Finals

LeBron James acknowledged during Sunday's media session that the Cavs have little to no margin for error in Monday night's Game 5. "We don't talk about, "This is why they needed me or this is why" - no, we just continue to come out and play our game, continue to do what we have been doing since Day One in training camp", Durant said.

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  • All charges dropped against Pittsburgh catfish tosser
All charges dropped against Pittsburgh catfish tosser

The next shot he faced was Guentzel's goal with 3:17 to play. Evgeni Malkin , Conor Sheary and Nick Bonino each found the net in the first, but Nashville began their comeback in the second. They fell behind 3-0 and looked overmatched at times . Now, Mike Sullivan is no Scotty Bowman (at least not yet), but what Sullivan has done with this t...

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  • Bradley, US tie Mexico
Bradley, US tie Mexico

It led for 17 minutes on Sunday before Mexico answered. It's quite a contrast to the frustration and futility at the end of Jurgen Klinsmann's coaching reign last November. 'We Mexicans have to show that we have respect for the Americans, that we have respect for their anthem, their flag and their players, ' architect Roberto Aceves told the LA...

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  • Walters overjoyed by Slater Origin return
Walters overjoyed by Slater Origin return

Veterans Sam Thaiday , Nate Myles , Jacob Lillyman and Aidan Guerra have all been dumped along with unlucky winger Corey Oates and centre Justin O'Neill while five-eighth Anthony Milford has shoulder injury. "It's no secret we got beat up through the middle, our forwards didn't aim up, so we've made some changes there", Walters said. No...

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  • Cavs coach Tyronn Lue pleased by feisty turn to Finals
Cavs coach Tyronn Lue pleased by feisty turn to Finals

It wasn't at home , where players know the nooks and crannies, where they're welcomed by old friends on the venue staff, where the same people they've seen for years are in their same seats. The Cleveland Cavaliers avoided an embarrassing sweep by way of a record-breaking Game 4 to force Game 5 in the 2017 NBA Finals on Monday, June 12 (Tu...

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  • Eric Decker released by New York Jets
Eric Decker released by New York Jets

The Baltimore Ravens , who showed interest in a trade, agreed to sign veteran wide receiver Jeremy Maclin on Monday. According to ESPN , the Jets were willing to "eat" some of Decker's salary, but not enough to facilitate a deal. "While with us, he was a competitive, productive, and dependable receiver who represented the team well both on an...

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  • Trump welcomes NCAA champion football team to White House
Trump welcomes NCAA champion football team to White House

By now, the college football world is well-aware of what Watson accomplished against Alabama in January. The Clemson football team then left the White House and visited the U.S. After introducing Clemson's "El Presidente" Jim Clements ("another victor, I tell ya that"), Trump turned to his notes looking for another two seconds to fill time, and...

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  • Fendrich on Tennis: Watch out for Ostapenko at Wimbledon
Fendrich on Tennis: Watch out for Ostapenko at Wimbledon

When Ostapenko is at her best, Halep's coach, Darren Cahill said, "You don't touch the ball". Jelena Ostapenko completed her wonderful and wholly improbable two-week journey from teenage hopeful to dazzling Grand Slam champion on Saturday when she came from a set down to blitz Simona Halep at Roland-Garros with one of the tournament's most ...

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  • Record-breaking Cavaliers turn up the heat on Golden State
Record-breaking Cavaliers turn up the heat on Golden State

It will be hard for anyone not to think about past year - particularly if the Warriors are unable to close this series out Monday night and it heads back to Cleveland for Game 6 on Thursday . The referees officiating Game 4 of the NBA Finals took responsibility for the confusion involving Draymond Green and how many technical fouls he ...

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  • Fleury waives NMC, will be exposed to Vegas
Fleury waives NMC, will be exposed to Vegas

Teams faced a 5 p.m. ET deadline on Monday to ask players to waive their no-movement clauses for the draft. Marc-Andre Fleury waived his no-movement clause all the way back in February, playing the postseason knowing it would nearly surely be his last with the Pittsburgh Penguins .

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  • Rumour: Tom Hardy wanted for Jafar role in Disney's Aladdin
Rumour: Tom Hardy wanted for Jafar role in Disney's Aladdin

Tom Hardy is reportedly being lined up for Guy Ritchie's live-action Aladdin remake. That said, it's important to note that nothing has been confirmed and as of now this is just a rumor. The actor goes on to describe the dog as his "bestest friend ever" and "a shining example of man's best friend", adding that "our souls intertwined forever"...

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  • Cleveland Cavaliers not giving up against Golden State Warriors, says LeBron James
Cleveland Cavaliers not giving up against Golden State Warriors, says LeBron James

The Warriors' 15 straight Playoff wins are a postseason record in the four major professional team sports, breaking the mark of the National Hockey League franchise Pittsburgh Penguins from 1992 and 1993 (14). Big shots and an incredible highlight play where James threw a pass off the backboard to himself and flushed a dunk, fueled their third qu...

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  • Box Scores, Recap, Highlights: Cavaliers v Warriors NBA Finals Game 3
Box Scores, Recap, Highlights: Cavaliers v Warriors NBA Finals Game 3

While most Cavaliers fans, and National Basketball Association fans in general, hate on the Warriors for assembling this squad, James isn't upset. He wasn't calling a timeout. They're a juggernaut of a team, do a great job of spacing out the floor, keeping a high tempo and just made some big-time plays down the stretch. For superstar LeBron Ja...

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  • Donnarumma happy at Milan
Donnarumma happy at Milan

Donnarumma's current deal expires next summer, but as talks between the keeper and the Rossoneri drag on, the 18-year-old has hinted that he will soon sign a new contract after revealing that he is on the lookout for a new house in Milan. "Right from when I was a child, I was saving shots from kids my age that I should never have been able to save"...

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  • London attack: Saudi Arabia players fail to join minute's silence with Australia
London attack: Saudi Arabia players fail to join minute's silence with Australia

A world media backlash saw the Saudi team widely condemned for their actions with many publications bringing attention to recent instances of gulf teams holding silence for the deceased Saudi Arabian King Abdullah. Australia ended up winning the match 3-2, leaving them and Saudi Arabia level at 16 points in their qualifying group. The Saudi apolo...

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  • Arsenal hoping to land Sunderland pair in double deal
Arsenal hoping to land Sunderland pair in double deal

Mired in financial difficulties they are expected to sell their best players, including these two academy graduates. According to the Sunderland Echo , Arsenal are now aiming to cherry-pick Swedish pair Benjamin Mbunga-Kimpioka and Joel Asoro .

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  • Penguins Win Stanley Cup In Historic Fashion
Penguins Win Stanley Cup In Historic Fashion

With the Penguins and Nashville Predators locked in a scoreless game for most of the night, he and fans across western Pennsylvania - and beyond - had to wait for the game's final 100 seconds before they could celebrate. We were given no shot, no chance, and he just kept us in there, so those two guys come to mind. "I think we did a good job ...

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  • Gareth Southgate: 'Past decisions bearing fruit for new generation'
Gareth Southgate: 'Past decisions bearing fruit for new generation'

The decision stood - there was the slightest of contacts - but Woodman saved England and he was later awarded the Golden Glove for his clean sheet exploits in the tournament. These youth worldwide tournaments naturally don't elicit the same level of attention or excitement as the senior tournaments, but they do provide an opportunity for promisin...

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