• Rays take Brendan McKay with No. 4 pick in MLB Draft
Rays take Brendan McKay with No. 4 pick in MLB Draft

Hearing two-way star Brendan McKay at 4-could do both for the #Rays . He passed up the opportunity to sign with the San Diego Padres, who drafted him in the 34th round of the 2014 MLB Draft. They drafted him as a first baseman, which is a bit of a surprise, but he has a plus hit tool and above-average power from the left side. McKay is a true ...

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  • Cincinnati's Scooter Gennett Ties MLB Record with Four Homers
Cincinnati's Scooter Gennett Ties MLB Record with Four Homers

He wound up starting in left field on Tuesday night because Scott Schebler needed one more day to recover from a sore shoulder. "It's surreal, man. The Royals rallied from a six-run deficit and stopped Houston's 11-game winning streak Tuesday night when Mike Moustakas hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning off closer...

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  • Warburton back at Lions helm
Warburton back at Lions helm

In greasy conditions at AMI Stadium, goal kicking was always likely to prove decisive and it was Farrell who drew first blood for the Lions , doubling the advantage in the 17th minute thanks to another effort from the tee. McLeod said the side knew what was coming but it was more about them than the opposition. The Lions will be aiming to impr...

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  • Seattle Mariners pick United Kingdom first baseman in first round — WHITE DRAFTED
Seattle Mariners pick United Kingdom first baseman in first round — WHITE DRAFTED

Nick Hostetler, the Sox director of amateur scouting, said Burger was on a list of five players the Sox were targeting with their pick. White, who had another breakout season for the Cats despite an early-season injury, hit.373 with 10 home runs and 41 RBI.

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  • Federal court upholds block on President Trump's travel ban
Federal court upholds block on President Trump's travel ban

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday upheld an injunction against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban. The new version, created to better withstand legal scrutiny, named six countries instead of seven - Iran , Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen , with Iraq dropped - and spelled out more of a national security ratio...

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  • Blank, Falcons hold retirement celebration for Vick, White
Blank, Falcons hold retirement celebration for Vick, White

It's been a little more than 10 years since Michael Vick last donned an Atlanta Falcons jersey and on Monday, the man who one former teammate called "the king of Atlanta", got that jersey back - albeit framed this time - when he and Roddy White were honored by team owner Arthur Blank in a special retirement ceremony.

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  • Free taco Tuesday: Golden State Warriors win triggers Taco Bell giveaway
Free taco Tuesday: Golden State Warriors win triggers Taco Bell giveaway

How can you get your free taco? As part of this year's " Steal A Game, Steal A Taco " promotion, anyone and everyone can get a complimentary Doritos Locos Taco at their local Taco Bell on June 13 between 2 and 6 p.m.

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  • AB de Villiers says a major trophy for SAfrica 'feels close'
AB de Villiers says a major trophy for SAfrica 'feels close'

Kohli shared his thoughts on the dominance of Asian teams in the ongoing tournament saying, "Maybe because of how much limited-overs cricket we play, I think the players are getting more experienced in hard situations, Maybe some of the teams have really surprised the opposition with the way they have batted and bowled in certain situations".

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  • Can 'Elimination Game Kyrie' Save The Cavs Again In Game 5?
Can 'Elimination Game Kyrie' Save The Cavs Again In Game 5?

Nearly certainly not. Oddsmakers have made the Warriors an 8.5-point favorite as of Sunday night, and Golden State has won its three home games against Cleveland this season by an average of 25.3 points. Thompson was held to 13 points and 4-for-11 shooting. Which may not be ideal for a Cleveland team that needs to be physical to throw Golden Stat...

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  • Hamilton says Merc can see the goalposts again
Hamilton says Merc can see the goalposts again

Hamilton's victory, built on an equally outstanding "Senna-esque" lap for his 65th pole position on Saturday, lifted him to within 12 points of Vettel in the drivers' championship while Mercedes regained the lead in the constructors' contest, eight points ahead of Ferrari .

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  • Golden state led 3:0 in the NBA Finals
Golden state led 3:0 in the NBA Finals

The Warriors' magical run this season and undefeated streak in the playoffs appears to have started on the same night Golden State lost in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals. "Their team was already kind of put together, and you just implement a guy that's ready to sacrifice, a great talent, a guy that's willing to do whatever it takes to help the tea...

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  • Dennis Rodman heading to North Korea
Dennis Rodman heading to North Korea

Most recently, in January 2014, he and a group of retired basketball players visited for Un's birthday, including a now-viral video of Rodman singing "happy birthday". The basketball Hall of Famer has faced ridicule and criticism for his trips to North Korea, which some USA politicians and activists view as serving only as fodder for North Korean p...

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  • Departing champion Muguruza breaks down in tears
Departing champion Muguruza breaks down in tears

The defending champion returned to Roland Garros after a mixed start to the season, but wasted no time finding her feet on the red dirt of Paris . "I lost confidence, and my opponent was on home turf, so it created a lot of tension", she said.

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  • Kevin Durant Just Wants To Focus On Game 5
Kevin Durant Just Wants To Focus On Game 5

Golden State hosts Game 5 on Monday night. For the Cavs to take Game 5 in what will inevitably be a rowdy environment, a lot of the same from Game 4 has to happen again. "They're going to view this as a game seven situation", Cleveland's Richard Jefferson said. However, he can't explain the defending champions' ability to bounce back.

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  • Whiteville High grad, ECU signee MacKenzie Gore third pick in MLB Draft
Whiteville High grad, ECU signee MacKenzie Gore third pick in MLB Draft

They chose MacKenzie Gore, who is a pitcher from North Carolina born in 1999. That likely sealed that Gore will soon turn pro and not play at ECU. "That curveball is going to end up being a really good pitch for him". "At 6'2" 180, Gore posted utterly dominant numbers as a junior at Whiteville High School . He was certainly worthy of those accolad...

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  • Red Sox TV analyst Remy has cancer again, facing surgery
Red Sox TV analyst Remy has cancer again, facing surgery

The surgery will involve having a small piece his lung removed. "They'll be a recovery time after surgery". He expects to continue calling Red Sox games until then and is hopeful of returning to his job at some point after the All-Star break.

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  • Kabul: 20 killed in an attack during a protester's funeral
Kabul: 20 killed in an attack during a protester's funeral

The United Nations envoy for Afghanistan on Friday called on protesters on the street of the nation's capital to use restraint and avoid violence, while expressing his understanding of their frustration over a string of terrorist attacks that have killed hundreds of civilians in recent months.

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  • Bangladesh facing uphill battle against Australia
Bangladesh facing uphill battle against Australia

Both sides can still qualify for the semi-finals, with Bangladesh set to play New Zealand on Friday, while Australia face England on Saturday. England chased down over 300 easily against Bangladesh last week at The Oval, losing two wickets in the process and Warner said he expects another good batting wicket.

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  • Colorado officials disciplined for handling of allegations
Colorado officials disciplined for handling of allegations

The report from that investigation ultimately found school officials failed to report the allegations internally or to police and failed to supervise Tumpkin. "This has been a hard time for the university community, and particularly for the woman who brought this to my attention", MacIntyre said. "When she reached out to me, my first concern - wh...

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  • Cook County State's Attorney Calls For Change To 'Unjust' Bail Policy
Cook County State's Attorney Calls For Change To 'Unjust' Bail Policy

Included among those who prosecutors will recommend go free? Previously, prosecutors at most bond hearings would simply tell the judge the facts of their case against the defendant. When a judge sets a I-bond, a defendant is released and has to pay the dollar amount only if they miss their court dates. And if the first official day of the new p...

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