• Retiring sprinter, Usain Bolt, likened to boxing great Muhammad Ali
Retiring sprinter, Usain Bolt, likened to boxing great Muhammad Ali

Among them were IAAF President Sebastian Coe and Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness. "I knew it was going to be big but the stadium was jam-packed with people supporting me I appreciate that", he said. Carter has appealed the decision. Meanwhile, South African 400m world record holder Wayde Van Niekerk ran a blistering curve on his way to pos...

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  • England win Federation Internationale de Football Association U-20 World Cup for first time
England win Federation Internationale de Football Association U-20 World Cup for first time

At the third-place decider held earlier Sunday at the same venue, Italy beat Uruguay 4-1 in a penalty shoot-out after a goalless draw. England Under-20 manager Paul Simpson is predicting a bright future for the senior team after watching his side claim the country's most prestigious worldwide crown since 1966.

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  • Gatorade announces NC high school soccer player of the year
Gatorade announces NC high school soccer player of the year

Rodney is the second Earwig to earn the Gatorade Player of the Year award in the last four years. Viscomi, who will continue his career at Northwestern, finished with 36 goals and 12 assists for the Blue Tornado, who went 14-1-4 and won the Division II-AA championship for their first state title since 1999.

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  • Pedroia leaves game early with wrist injury
Pedroia leaves game early with wrist injury

An MRI revealed no structural damage to the second baseman's wrist, but the sprain was enough for the Red Sox to take a cautionary route for their clubhouse leader who has dealt with wrist issues earlier in his career. He was recalled in late April after James Shields when on the disabled list with a strained right lat. The 27-year-old is 3-0 wit...

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  • Red Sox aim for split with Orioles
Red Sox aim for split with Orioles

Manager Buck Showalter said since the bullpen is deeper now, and the starters are going longer, that's been a big reason the Orioles have won four of their last six games, including two of the first three in this series. An inning later, Benintendi produced the first multi-homer game of his career with a solo shot off Mike Wright that boosted t...

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  • Golden State looks to clinch at home
Golden State looks to clinch at home

But then they did say they were going to win the treble (the Premiership, the Champions League, then called the UEFA Cup, and the FA Cup), didn't they? "They didn't do it by luck". "I didn't hear it, but some of the other guys heard it and told me that they wanted to celebrate on our floor once again and they wanted to spray champagne in our locker...

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  • Warriors beat Cavaliers to win NBA Finals
Warriors beat Cavaliers to win NBA Finals

Stephen Curry and Durant combined for 41 points in the first half, their most in this postseason. "That's nothing strategic. That's more competitive-wise". It's emotional. It's possibly the last game of the season, so you definitely don't want to give up anything easy. "They're coming right after us so we have to go after them".

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  • Warriors extend lead in 4th, holding off Cavs
Warriors extend lead in 4th, holding off Cavs

Nearly everything went right for the Cavs in that one, so much so that Golden State is still feeling pretty good about its chances heading back to Oracle Arena for Monday's Game 5 . Remember, these streaming services offer trial period that viewers can take advantage of, meaning not a single dollar will be spent to witness the historic Game 5 ...

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  • Harry Kane comes to England's rescue against Scotland
Harry Kane comes to England's rescue against Scotland

The captain doubled his side's lead with a low strike in the 28th, and scored Montenegro's 100th worldwide goal to make it 3-0. A draw leaves England top of Group F , with Slovenia three points back and Slovakia able to cut the gap to two with victory over Lithuania.

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  • Joe Musgrove (shoulder) activated from DL, starting Monday for Astros
Joe Musgrove (shoulder) activated from DL, starting Monday for Astros

The offense failed the Houston Astros Monday night as they fell to the Texas Rangers 6-1. Third baseman Adrian Beltre produced an RBI double off right-hander Chris Devenski that scored Elvis Andrus for a 3-1 lead in the sixth. The Astros don't think the injury to McCullers is serious and expect him to return as soon as the 10 days are up....

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  • MLB Draft: Start time, how to watch, streaming options, and more
MLB Draft: Start time, how to watch, streaming options, and more

The Tribe starts the day with the #102 pick overall, and then they will have the 27th pick in each subsequent round. We will have dedicated posts about each of the Yankees' picks through round 10, then a roundup in groups of 10 picks from round 11 through the end of the draft.

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  • NBA Finals 2017: Refs explain confusion on Draymond Green's technical foul
NBA Finals 2017: Refs explain confusion on Draymond Green's technical foul

That technical had actually been given to Warriors coach Steve Kerr , and after a long delay, the officials corrected the error and allowed Green to stay in the game. "After looking at the video, I did not verbalize to the table and looking at the video I should have done a better job of making sure that the table knew the technical foul was on Co...

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  • MLB Draft: Chicago White Sox select Jake Burger
MLB Draft: Chicago White Sox select Jake Burger

They also drafted Brian Johnson out of Florida and Pat Light out of Monmouth University as supplemental first-rounders. Houck will still come to the AL East, but now it will be with Boston. There's some polishing to be done here, but Houck's arm is far from average. He'll need to refine his three-quarters delivery and develop his secondary pitche...

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  • Queensland look to improve in State of Origin II after dropping opener
Queensland look to improve in State of Origin II after dropping opener

It would also mean that four of their last five series victories came despite having to play in Brisbane twice (the other year was 2005, when they lost the first match in golden point after Brett Kimmorley threw a stray pass). But he has warned his team not to discount a wounded Maroons outfit. The Blues protected their try-line with resolu...

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  • Apple now allows tipping for content creators but with 30% tax
Apple now allows tipping for content creators but with 30% tax

Hence, the categories tab has been broken into two - Games and Apps, which is further subdivided by categories. - App Store customer reviews can be an integral part of the app experience, so you should treat customers with respect when responding to their comments.

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  • Warriors beat Cavaliers to clinch NBA title
Warriors beat Cavaliers to clinch NBA title

Four-time NBA MVP LeBron James said keeping Curry from a breakout game is imperative for the Cavs to have any chance at making the first comeback from a 3-0 deficit in NBA playoff history. "I left everything on the floor every game, all five games", said James, playing in his eighth consecutive Finals. "I want to see how it feels to win...

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  • Warriors hold 71-60 lead at half in NBA Finals Game 5
Warriors hold 71-60 lead at half in NBA Finals Game 5

Game 5 of the 2017 NBA Finals will be played on June 12 and the Golden State Warriors will give their best to finish the Cavaliers off on their home court. I expect them to get it done. A year ago, these Warriors fell short after a record-setting season that included a 24-0 start and 73 victories at the end to break the 1995-96 Chicago Bu...

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  • Defiant De Villiers defends captaincy
Defiant De Villiers defends captaincy

This is where Kohli beats him. His scores in India's Champions Trophy triumph in 2013 were 114, 102 not out, 48, 68 and 31. After the batting meltdown, South Africa had one chance to salvage something from their day's work. "But there will be no looking back as there is always room for improvement". "To me, every game the same; you win ...

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  • MLB DRAFT: Twins hoping for more Mauer magic with No. 1 pick
MLB DRAFT: Twins hoping for more Mauer magic with No. 1 pick

I think it can work, but it doesn't always work either. Fangraphs' report on him notes an excellent spin rate , and Eric Longenhagen has mentioned the Pirates as a team that eats up Trackman data on draft prospects. St. John's shortstop Jesse Berardi, an All-Big East first-team selection , is rated No. 105 in Baseball America's top 500 , a...

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  • Draymond Green Calls Cavs Fans Dumb
Draymond Green Calls Cavs Fans Dumb

The win came three days after the Cavs snapped the Warriors' ideal streak this postseason. Klay Thompson , Draymond Green , and 2-time MVP Curry get their second championship as a trio. If the Warriors can do one on Monday night, it'll go a long way in helping them do the other. A Durant three boosted the margin to 60-45 with 3:08 in the ...

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