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Thiem wins for 1st time at ATP finals, beats Monfils in 3

Monfils had hoped to have recovered from a rib injury which ruled him out of the Paris Masters earlier this month. The fourth member, Novak Djokovic , isn't in ideal shape, either. Rushing through points and reintroducing the serve-and-volley, M...

LeBron James Slams Phil Jackson for Using Term 'Posse'

The Los Angeles Lakers lost their Sunday night showdown with the Minnesota Timberwolves' young core, dropping them to 6-5 on the season. A day after Phil Jackson called out LeBron James in a Q&A with ESPN.com, the Cavaliers star and three-time ...

Rooney and Bertrand miss England training

Tonight Southgate faces a man he aspires to emulate in terms of style and status in tonight's worldwide soccer friendly against Julen Lopetegui's Spain . "But that's not my way of assessing whether we've done well or not". Rooney will return to hi...

Australia capitulates to lose second Test

This win followed a 177-run victory against Steven Smith's team in the first Perth Test, with South Africa emulating the West Indies teams of the 1980-1990s with three straight series wins in Australia . Abbott struck the first blow with the day's...

Floyd Mayweather Rips Conor McGregor Comparisons As 'Total Disrespect'

FLOYD MAYWEATHER'S long-running slanging match with Conor McGregor shows no sign of abating after the American boxer's latest provocative remarks. Putting together the best card possible was of utmost importance to White, who fought politicians in ...

Lewis Hamilton: 'I was just chilling up front'

While Hamilton remains unconvinced he can overhaul Rosberg for the title so long as the final race goes to form, he feels he is out-performing Rosberg even when the German is driving at his best. And it's the 44th win here as well so it's kind of...

Denver Defense Opportunistic in 25-23 Triumph Over Saints

Though it couldn't get off the field on third down, and committed a awful 12-men-on-the-field penalty late, the Saints' defense, and pass rush in particular, made life hard for Trevor Siemian most of the afternoon. Broncos capture an incredible win i...

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Rafael Nadal clinches record 10th French Open title

With the victory, Nadal now has 15 Grand Slam titles, one more than Pete Sampras and behind only rival Roger Federer on the all-time list. He claimed a second break moments...

76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

Teams chasing those two squads may make up ground quickest with a veteran player they can only get through free agency or a trade, so that may have to wait until July. The 76ers wo...

FIFA warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup

The Russian team played an overwhelming advantage throughout the match, creating a huge number of unsafe moments. Russian Federation remained composed against New Zealand in ...

Beavers' streak at 23; Harrison slam fuels 13-1 win over LSU

On the base paths, LSU was hurt by its own poor choices and by a missed call on the umpires. In what we thought was going to be a close , tight game, top-seeded Oregon State...

Portugal and Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup

He was disappointed with the scoreline and urged his teammates to win the next game of the group. "Tomorrow we have a very important game with Russia", Santos said with a pained ...

Golden State Warriors championship parade set for Thursday in Oakland

Now, you may say: "So what?" "I can't believe it, but I have to", Durant said recently of where he is after a decade. Yes, they drafted wisely and built soundly. Just like he did...

Injured Frankie Dettori pulls out of Royal Ascot with arm injury

It's the most special five days, there are richer meetings but nowhere else has the history or the tradition. Strike The Tiger was running in the concluding Windsor Castle Stakes...

Zach Johnson making an early move at Erin Hills

This isn't like most Opens. The Offaly man posted a disappointing 74, which saw last year's runner-up move from one under to one over at the end of the second round. On every h...

US Open at a glance

Four others are within three shots as the third round winds down. Brain Harman has a one-shot lead at 12 under. Then he had a run of three birdies. Matsuyama, the world number ...

US Open filled with limitless possibilities, few stars

He said he'll play a lot and work on his putting in advance of the British Open at Royal Birkdale next month. "If you look at this golf course and you talk to me, Jason or Rory, ...

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India wary of rejuvenated Pakistan: Kohli

India , however, does have an upper hand since Pakistan usually is on the losing side against India in ICC tournaments . Pakistan's fielding and catching was exceptional...

An early US Open departure for Day and McIlroy

Koepka , a power-hitting U.S. Ryder Cup team member, said, "I'm pretty chill anyway". "I hope the moment will come as soon as possible". I guess I've just kind of always been tha...

Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows

No one took advantage of Erin Hills like Fowler. Okay, the former Masters champion's 72 surely wasn't quite what he had in mind before teeing-off, but it could have been so much ...

Penguins' Stanley Cup victory parade will be held Wednesday

Kunitz opened the show with the first goal of the game, and then won it in double overtime when he took a pass from Crosby and knuckled his shot past Craig Anderson to send the P...

Golden State Warriors Get The Best Of The NBA's First Finals Trilogy

Kerr's team set an National Basketball Association record for regular-season wins with 73 last season and returned to the Finals, but lost to Cleveland in seven games. On Wednesda...

Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

They get to celebrate Curry , Klay Thompson, coach Steve Kerr , and Finals MVP Kevin Durant , who unlike the others will be in his first championship parade. "They want to tal...

Sarfraz happy to 'prove critics wrong' after historic win

Pakistan will now play the victor of Thursday's second semi between India or Bangladesh in Sunday's final at the Oval. Earlier, Pakistan bowlers led by Hasan Ali put up a...

Johnson on course, opens with a par

Dustin Johnson will start as favourite when the 117th US Open tees off here on Thursday, with forecasted rain expected to boost the world number one's big-hitting game at the ...

McGregor prohibited from elbowing, kicking Mayweather during fight

After the August 26 bout at the T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas , the talking point will revolve around the payouts, more than the quality of the 12-round fight. While some media outl...