• Nadal withdraws from Wimbledon tuneup for extra rest
Nadal withdraws from Wimbledon tuneup for extra rest

Experts note the lower bounces on grass compared with the clay surface in France are at the root of Nadal's recent lack of success at the London event. Open champion Stan Wawrinka , 2014 victor Grigor Dimitrov, and last year's runner-up Milos Raonic. But the barrel-chested "Stanimal" was powerless as Nadal turned the final into an exhibition of ...

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  • After celebrating homer, Yasiel Puig aims obscene gesture toward fans in Cleveland
After celebrating homer, Yasiel Puig aims obscene gesture toward fans in Cleveland

Yasiel Puig flipped off some Indians fans after homering Tuesday in the Dodgers' win over Cleveland . Puig high-fived his teammates in the on-deck circle before turning toward whichever section he had a problem with and briefly showing the fans what he thought of them.

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  • Warriors Top Cavs win second championship in 3 years
Warriors Top Cavs win second championship in 3 years

After the Cavaliers won the title in 2016, Golden State's focus turned to a player who wasn't in the NBA Finals: Durant . The current group of Warriors is a high-octane outfit that operates on an offense-first approach. "So for me personally, I have no reason to put my head down". "I'm confident we'll have him back". An unprecedented third...

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  • Eighty dead after Kabul sewage tanker blast
Eighty dead after Kabul sewage tanker blast

All Canadian embassy employees have been accounted for and are safe , Freeland said. Mohammed Nazir, a driver for the BBC , was among those killed , the BBC reported . The city's acting mayor said the bombing also caused property damage as far as 2.5 miles away from the blast site. Germany has had troops in Afghanistan for 15 years, pri...

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  • Man Utd Reportedly Agree Personal Terms With Zlatan Ibrahimovic Replacement
Man Utd Reportedly Agree Personal Terms With Zlatan Ibrahimovic Replacement

After announcing they had agreed a fee with Benfica for Victor Lindelof on Saturday evening, Manchester United fans are eagerly awaiting news of Alvaro Morata . It looks like there's been a big breakthrough in the potential move though as Morata is reportedly determined to move to United for first team football.

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  • Nadal to miss Queen's Club tournament to rest
Nadal to miss Queen's Club tournament to rest

Experts note the lower bounces on grass compared with the clay surface in France are at the root of Nadal's recent lack of success at the London event. As a tired Wawrinka sliced a volley into the net on match point Nadal collapsed on his back on the baseline. Nadal dropped only 15 points on serve in the whole match and his backhand has probably ne...

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  • Shaw, Broxton homer as Brewers beat Cards 8-5 to split DH
Shaw, Broxton homer as Brewers beat Cards 8-5 to split DH

Timing I guess. I just try to keep things as simple as possible. Suter (0-1) started with four innings of one-hit ball, before running into trouble in the fifth. Matt Carpenter went 3-for-5 with a homer, two RBI, and two runs scored Tuesday in the second half of a doubleheader against the Brewers. In what have become corresponding roster moves,...

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  • Nadal into French Open quarter-finals after Bautista Agut win
Nadal into French Open quarter-finals after Bautista Agut win

Earlier, Rafael Nadal tied Roger Federer's record by reaching the French Open quarterfinals for the 11th time . His last major came at Roland Garros in 2014. World number 290 and qualifier Petra Martic reached the last 16 with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Latvian 17th seed Anastasija Sevastova. "It's different conditions, it's best of five, it's ...

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  • Klay Thompson wins second NBA Finals
Klay Thompson wins second NBA Finals

He became the first player to average a triple-double in the Finals with 33.6 points, 12.0 rebounds and 10.0 assists per game in the series. It was a storybook ending for the former Texas Longhorns star, who controversially departed from the Oklahoma City Thunder and headed west in pursuit his first ever National Basketball Association champi...

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  • Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant Look to Build a Warriors Dynasty
Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant Look to Build a Warriors Dynasty

There remains an enormous difference between joining a 33-win team with two All-Stars that had never made a playoff appearance and signing with a 73-win team that was just one game short of repeating as NBA Champions . "They started to go with the pick-and-roll with Steph Curry and Durant, which might be one of the most unstoppable pick-an...

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  • Referees explain the mix-up on the Draymond Green technical foul
Referees explain the mix-up on the Draymond Green technical foul

But then, as the officials huddled, Green stayed on the court. "I knew because the first tech on Steve, which I didn't understand, Mike Callahan came up to John ( Goble ) and asked him who was the tech on and he said Kerr", Green said. If the Warriors want to catch up, they can ill-afford Green to be in a technical foul predicament. No announ...

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  • Warriors beat Cavs 129-120 to win National Basketball Association title
Warriors beat Cavs 129-120 to win National Basketball Association title

The NBA trade rumors connecting Paul George to the Cleveland Cavaliers are heating up in the wake of Cleveland's loss in the NBA Finals , with reports that Kevin Love may be headed to in to give the Cavs the missing piece needed to beat the Golden State Warriors .

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  • And now, 29 teams will start chasing the champion Warriors
And now, 29 teams will start chasing the champion Warriors

Indeed, sometimes lost in all the chatter about a possible Warriors dynasty is the fact that Golden State plays handsome, often generous team ball. But coach Steve Kerr , who only returned to the team in time for game two of the finals after a period of medical leave to deal with complications arising from back surgery, joked afterwards: "We...

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  • Warriors heavy favorites to win 2018 National Basketball Association title
Warriors heavy favorites to win 2018 National Basketball Association title

James turned to the officials, saying he had been fouled. Durant picked up two fouls in the first quarter while the officiating crew tried to eliminate some of the physical play that was apparent in Game 4. The Warriors head into the offseason with eight unrestricted free agent, including guard Stephen Curry . Having joined the Cavaliers fr...

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  • Sessions testifies he was never briefed on Russian interference in election
Sessions testifies he was never briefed on Russian interference in election

Sessions said he had no recollection of speaking with Kislyak at the meeting, but said nothing inappropriate would have been discussed if they had met. But Sessions said that despite his sense of problems at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, he never raised that with Comey. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , the person who would be...

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  • Tharanga suspended for two ODIs for over-rate offence
Tharanga suspended for two ODIs for over-rate offence

Tahir speared through Sri Lanka's middle order after they made a blistering start to their innings , getting rid of Chamara Kapugedara, stand-in captain Upul Tharanga , who was Sri Lanka's highest scorer with 57 runs, Asela Gunaratne and Nuwan Pradeep.

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  • Dodgers place Gonzalez on disabled list, reinstate Pederson
Dodgers place Gonzalez on disabled list, reinstate Pederson

Pederson has been struggling this season batting just.200. Still a unsafe slugger at the age of 35, Gonzalez drilled a combined 95 home runs over the four years coming into the 2017 campaign. But Dodger fans remain hopeful after an impressive rehab stint that included two massive home runs. He's batting.255 with one home run and 23 RBI in 49 game...

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  • Warriors fans celebrate NBA title with rowdy street party
Warriors fans celebrate NBA title with rowdy street party

Through two games of these Finals, the Warriors' margin for error looked to be as wide as the San Francisco Bay. To be back here, bring ol' Larry back home, I'm just excited to do something special. But he said: "It's a team sport". "Pretty much all of their big-name guys are in their 20s", the Cavs' James said, "and they don't show any signs o...

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  • LeBron James Doesn't Believe He Played For Superteams With Cavs, Heat
LeBron James Doesn't Believe He Played For Superteams With Cavs, Heat

But a trio of MJ, Magic and LeBron in a 3-on-3 tournament would be, let's just say, formidable. "So probably not. I probably won't be a part of the 3-on-3 matchup", James said . For now, we can only dream of what a team comprised of Michael, Magic and LeBron would be able to do on a basketball court. You see in these other sports where they go c...

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  • Liverpool respond to Derby County's bid for player
Liverpool respond to Derby County's bid for player

Derby had a bid rejected on Monday night. Derby's initial offer had a total value of £2m, including add-ons - but the two clubs are still negotiating, and there's a willingness by both sides to get a deal done. Several clubs had expressed interest in Wisdom including Birmingham City and Celtic, whose manager Brendan Rodgers handed him regular fi...

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