• Flyers sign D Gostisbehere to multiyear contract extension
Flyers sign D Gostisbehere to multiyear contract extension

A torn ACL ended Gostisbehere's 2014-15 season after just two games, but the 24-year-old has shown no lingering effects in the two years since. "There's many more steps to come, and hopefully it leads to some great things". "There are lessons that a lot of them have to go through as pros and "Ghost" went through some of those previous year. He's ...

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  • Paul Pogba Dedicates Europa League Win to Manchester Following Attack
Paul Pogba Dedicates Europa League Win to Manchester Following Attack

The players (had an) wonderful season. "It has been a really hard week in the city of Manchester and we are happy to win for all the people that have suffered". The 29-year-old Belgian global, who joined the club from Everton during the 2013-14 campaign, played in 11 Europa League games for United this season, starting seven and scoring a goal.

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  • Injured Jamie Vardy out of England squad
Injured Jamie Vardy out of England squad

England have won 48 of their previous 113 clashes, while Scotland have claimed 41 victories - but England are now stronger than ever in head to heads, winning 13 of the last 18 meetings. 'But we don't want them to use their energy before the game, either nervous energy or physical energy. Every one of their players are world class and it is go...

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  • 3-on-3 basketball added to 2020 Tokyo Olympic program
3-on-3 basketball added to 2020 Tokyo Olympic program

The recommendation will be voted on at an IOC Extraordinary Session in Lausanne (SUI) next month and, if passed, the two Games will then be allocated at the IOC Session in Lima (PER) in mid-September, with Paris (FRA) and Los Angeles (USA) as the two candidate cities.

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  • Murray leads Wawrinka 2-1 in semifinal
Murray leads Wawrinka 2-1 in semifinal

Over and over again, Murray would lean, or even lunge, and somehow manage to put his racket strings on seemingly unreachable shots. There was nearly nothing Murray could do. At 3-0 in the third to Wawrinka, things looked bleak for Murray, but he moved a little closer to the baseline while continuing to pull off some miraculous recovery shots.

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  • Scottish Leader Nicola Sturgeon Calls Election 'Disastrous' For PM Theresa May
Scottish Leader Nicola Sturgeon Calls Election 'Disastrous' For PM Theresa May

The prospect for a second independence referendum in Scotland appears more unlikely than at any point since last year's European Union referendum thanks to the SNP's poor showing at the polls on Thursday. Among the biggest surprises on the night was the success of Scottish Labour. Edinburgh South is not one of these places - and the tac...

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  • England, Bangladesh to lock horns in Champions Trophy opener today
England, Bangladesh to lock horns in Champions Trophy opener today

Defeat by 240 runs was certainly not what they wanted. "We are fully focussed on the brand of cricket we want to play and we are taking it as a normal game". "Whatever you have done in the past gives you a little bit of confidence, but then you have to start again", said Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusinghe, the former Sri Lanka batsman.

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  • French Open finals: Nadal vs. Wawrinka, Halep vs. Ostapenko
French Open finals: Nadal vs. Wawrinka, Halep vs. Ostapenko

The burly Swiss is not nicknamed "Stanimal" for no reason, however, and he eventually overpowered the world number one 6-7 (6) 6-3 5-7 7-6 (3) 6-1 to reach his second French Open final in three years - this time against Rafa Nadal. I was one tie-break away from getting to the final when I came in really struggling. Wawrinka, meanwhile, heads to h...

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  • French Open 2017: Nadal sets up final against Wawrinka
French Open 2017: Nadal sets up final against Wawrinka

But of course you don't want to lose a grand slam final, do you? "Last year he was much more aggressive but last year he was stronger", said Wawrinka after reaching his fourth final at the majors. He has converted three of seven break points, while Thiem took only one of his seven opportunities to break serve. "You need to, as I say, keep pushi...

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  • Antoine Griezmann declares allegiance to Atletico Madrid
Antoine Griezmann declares allegiance to Atletico Madrid

United have been heavily linked with the Frenchman but Atletico's inability to sign a replacement due to their ban has dealt a severe blow to the Red Devils' hopes of sealing his signing. "It will be a dirty move to leave now -- we talked to the leaders and we will be back for next season", he added. As a result, United appear keen to hijack t...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan vs South Africa Toss Report
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan vs South Africa Toss Report

Pakistan had managed 119/3 in 27 overs before rain washed out play and forced a result under the Duckworth-Lewis method. Rohit Sharma was the top scorer with 91 runs. Phehlukwayo, though, could come back in for Morkel for this match. On the other hand, South Africa is more powerful than Pakistan . But none of that counted for very much after ...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy: We have a plan for Kane Williamson - Mashrafe Mortaza
ICC Champions Trophy: We have a plan for Kane Williamson - Mashrafe Mortaza

New Zealand lost their last eight wickets for 65 runs, having been well placed in their pursuit of 311 against England thanks to solid knocks from Martin Guptill and Ross Taylor in support of skipper Kane Williamson's 87. Also, as I stood right behind the pitch, I could see a tinge of green, and it appeared as if there was a little bit of mo...

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  • Draymond Green Thinks LeBron James Was 'Exhausted' Late In Warriors' Comeback
Draymond Green Thinks LeBron James Was 'Exhausted' Late In Warriors' Comeback

A Kevin Durant three-pointer with 35 seconds remaining flipped the script on the Cavs who appeared to have momentum on their side. James and Kyrie Irving combined for 77 points, dominating much of the second half, but even their electrifying performance was not enough to put a blemish on the Warriors' flawless record.

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  • Inter Milan appoint former Roma boss Luciano Spalletti
Inter Milan appoint former Roma boss Luciano Spalletti

Inter Milan have appointed former Roma boss Luciano Spalletti as their new first-team coach. Spalletti becomes Inter's fifth coach in less than a year. Inter has been in a downward spiral since Roberto Mancini resigned suddenly last August. Still, Spalletti appears to have suggested he'd rather not keep Perisic if he has been unsettled by ...

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  • Mission: hug police officers in all 50 states
Mission: hug police officers in all 50 states

A seven-year-old Louisiana girl arrived in Nebraska City Friday on a mission to harmonize what she heard her father preach on Sunday and what she was seeing on the national news. According to Rosalyn's Facebook page , she is on the first of three summer tours, and her plans include visits to states ranging from Iowa and IL to Montana and the Dakot...

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  • Cavs' Irving 'looking forward' to Game 4 challenge
Cavs' Irving 'looking forward' to Game 4 challenge

But part of that was also Golden State's concerted effort to neutralize Cleveland big man Tristan Thompson. The three-point dagger over James was exactly the type of play the Warriors must have had in mind when they signed Durant last July in hopes of avenging their 2016 NBA Finals loss to the Cavaliers.

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  • Blues Set a 24-Point Margin in Game 1
Blues Set a 24-Point Margin in Game 1

NSW played energetic and focused, if unspectacular football from start to finish. "The Blues played with a lot of energy tonight and you can't afford to give up cheap points like we did tonight". "A couple of times we got close to scoring, but they somehow found a body there, particularly the Matt Gillett one", Walters said. Queensland cross...

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  • Warriors one game away from sweeping Cavs after Game 3 win
Warriors one game away from sweeping Cavs after Game 3 win

Bigger than all of them and all of that. "We thought we were going to win", James said. The Warriors entered play as the best team in the National Basketball Association in the third quarter and had outscored the Cavs by 24 in the first two games.

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  • Warriors go for historic NBA Finals sweep
Warriors go for historic NBA Finals sweep

LeBron James hasn't slowed the Warriors , and he's hardly alone. They will attack the paint. As mentioned above, James and Irving were spectacular for much of Game 3 . "We brought in eight or nine guys, and we had to build something, and when I came back here we had to build something again". "He needs a break, he'll let me know.

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  • Lethal Durant's late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 finals lead
Lethal Durant's late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 finals lead

Durant made all the difference Wednesday night, leading the Warriors in scoring with 31 points and making the all-important clutch three-pointer with 45 seconds to go in the fourth quarter to give his side a one-point lead at 114-113. "I think the whole thing was how fun it would be, because of the style of play, because of the individual talents",...

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