• High winds force postponement of America's Cup racing
High winds force postponement of America's Cup racing

Despite three decades in the sport, the skipper of Great Britain's Land Rover BAR was equally as shocked as onlooking fans when Emirates Team New Zealand capsized in spectacular fashion. Artemis had been down 3-1 before winning three straight races against Team Japan on Thursday to reach match point. "We're under no illusions it's going to be a...

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  • Ross fans 12, Drew homers as Nationals beat Orioles 6-1
Ross fans 12, Drew homers as Nationals beat Orioles 6-1

Beleaguered Nats starting pitcher Joe Ross struck out a career-best 12 batters, the Nats ambushed O's starter Alec Asher for four first-inning runs, and the home team took a 6-1 victory on what would otherwise have been a scheduled off day after a nine-game West Coast road trip.

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  • Memorial Tournament: Jason Dufner rebounds to earn fifth PGA Tour victory
Memorial Tournament: Jason Dufner rebounds to earn fifth PGA Tour victory

The volatility began on Saturday, when Dufner quickly spit up the five-shot lead he'd built with a pair of 65s in the first two rounds that got him to a tournament-record 14-under par through 36 holes. I had so many good looks at birdie, so many putts were just so close . "I think he probably likes this one better than Augusta right now", Ni...

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  • Cavaliers enjoy record-setting points totals in first half vs. Warriors
Cavaliers enjoy record-setting points totals in first half vs. Warriors

Cleveland scored 49 in the first quarter and 86 during a dizzying opening 24 minutes that left players and fans gasping for air. Yes, the NBA Finals are right where they were a year ago and could still end with the same result. "But listen, at the end of the day we just got some resilient guys". If Warriors don't drop the quality of their ga...

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  • Several Cavaliers 'Highly Agitated' By Stephen Curry's Game 3 Squat
Several Cavaliers 'Highly Agitated' By Stephen Curry's Game 3 Squat

Amico Hoops' Sam Amico reported Friday that many Cavaliers players were "highly agitated" over the gesture and that it, "wont be forgotten come Friday". Not unusual, he sometimes ends his post-practice shoot with an alley-oop dunk, but Curry showed good spring, and at this time past year, knee and leg injury issues hampered his spring and quick...

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  • Penguins crush Predators 6-0
Penguins crush Predators 6-0

So do the Predators , who can't get back to Smashville fast enough. Crosby later said it slipped out of his hand, and, "I know you're not allowed to do that, so I'm not going to start doing it in the Stanley Cup Final ". "We just have to do a better job in front of him". Kessel ended a six-game goal drought 8:02 into the second. He was especiall...

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  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. seeks breakthrough in Charlotte
Dale Earnhardt Jr. seeks breakthrough in Charlotte

Just as in all the other regular-season races, points will be awarded to the top 10 drivers at the end of each stage and the victor of each stage will be awarded a playoff point, with the regular five playoff points and all drivers earning regular-season points at the end of the race.

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  • Houston Astros place ace Dallas Keuchel on disabled list again
Houston Astros place ace Dallas Keuchel on disabled list again

Yuli Gurriel also drove in two runs. The Astros starter kept his bid going through 6.1 innings, but he fell behind Lorenzo Cain 3-0, and Cain punished him by smashing a triple into the left-center gap. The results were predictable - for 4 1/2 innings. Nationals 6, Orioles 1: Joe Ross had a career-high 12 strikeouts in a sparkling performanc...

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  • Championship Play-off Final: Aaron Mooy helps fire Huddersfield into English Premier League
Championship Play-off Final: Aaron Mooy helps fire Huddersfield into English Premier League

In a tense and hardly fought Championship play-off final between Huddersfield and Reading , the Terriers emerged as victors in the cruellest of fashions thanks to Christopher Schindler's winning penalty. "It's very hard to take", admitted Al-Habsi. Sir John Madejski says he fully expects Jaap Stam to continue as Reading manager next se...

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  • Golden State Warriors eyeing 16-0
Golden State Warriors eyeing 16-0

Meanwhile, Irving, going up against Klay Thompson - who played near impeccable defense all night - was dribbling the ball into the ground and putting up ill-conceived shots on no-pass possessions. Neither one craves the spotlight, but neither one shies away from it either. I think we'll just settle for an Igoudala. We make a couple, they miss a c...

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  • Madden NFL 18 introduces story mode called Longshot
Madden NFL 18 introduces story mode called Longshot

EA introduced Madden 18 at EA Play 2017 with a drumming band. Incidentally, this year also sees Madden making the leap onto Frostbite, just as Federation Internationale de Football Association did, which seems to be key to bringing the story mode to life.

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  • Full England squad train ahead of Scotland qualifier
Full England squad train ahead of Scotland qualifier

Now four points clear at the top of Group F, England can take a big step towards Russian Federation with a victory, whilst the Scottish absolutely must win to stay in contention. England were left in no doubt as to what kind of afternoon awaited them before kick-off when, the English national anthem, was drowned out by a volley of Scottish boos.

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  • Golden State on cusp of sweep
Golden State on cusp of sweep

James had two foul shots with 2.9 seconds left and missed one, otherwise Cleveland would've hung 50 on the Warriors . But is LeBron James bitter about being on the other end of this reality? James is now No. We want 16 wins. "I didn't envision anything but just being around good people and getting better every single day". Cleveland is in an...

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  • Manchester United's Mourinho deserves
Manchester United's Mourinho deserves "The Special One" name: Pogba

Mourinho directed a series of pointed comments at Smalling, as well as teammates Phil Jones and Luke Shaw, suggesting the defenders were not as courageous as some colleagues when it came to returning from injuries. "Out of the whole squad there is going to be some niggle". As players, it is not about always being 100 per cent. In April, speaki...

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  • Don't do a Van Dijk: Morata agrees to Man United deal
Don't do a Van Dijk: Morata agrees to Man United deal

Morata remembers that Mourinho gave him his chance at Real Madrid and hopes to be able to reunite with him. He showed a lot of promise in Turin and Zidane wanted him to lead Madrid. He has held talks with the board and the manager, and with no assurance over game time, he has chose to leave the club. Manchester United boss Mourinho snapped...

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  • Halep playing Ostapenko in French Open final
Halep playing Ostapenko in French Open final

Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko celebrates with her trophy after winning her final tennis match against Romania's Simona Halep at the Roland Garros 2017 French Open on June 10, 2017 in Paris . "I have no words", she added. The Latvian's mood soured further when Halep escaped from 0-40 down to begin the second set, the third seed then breaki...

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  • Penguins strike first in Game 5, lead Predators 1-0
Penguins strike first in Game 5, lead Predators 1-0

The Predators host Game 6 of the NHL Finals on Sunday evening as the country music fest holds its closing concert, headlined by Keith Urban and Brad Paisley. Subban at the end of Game 3. "We were really jumping and playing our game, playing fast". Midway through the first period of Game 5, the Penguins have six shots to the Predators' four.

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  • Wawrinka stuns Murray to become oldest French Open finalist in 44 years
Wawrinka stuns Murray to become oldest French Open finalist in 44 years

For much of their 4½ hours of compelling, lengthy and draining points, Murray was up to the task, relentlessly defending and making Wawrinka hit shot after shot after shot. Top-ranked Andy Murray has won the opening set against third-seeded Stan Wawrinka 7-6 (6) in the French Open semifinals. Murray used a three-point run to grab that set, the firs...

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  • Injured Chris Woakes ruled out of tournament
Injured Chris Woakes ruled out of tournament

The 28-year-old, who played his first ODIs in 18 months in March, was always the frontrunner to take Woakes' spot on the roster. Speaking after that Joe Root-inspired defeat of Bangladesh, England captain Eoin Morgan admitted that Woakes would be a "big loss" but backed his side to cope without one of their most consistent bowling threats.

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  • What the UK election earthquake means for the world
What the UK election earthquake means for the world

The calculation comes as the Tories were reeling from the loss of their majority, which it had looked as though they would substantially increase when Theresa May called the election in April. A very personalized, nearly presidential style of campaigning has contributed to the Conservative Party's loss of support, said Mark Goodwin, lecturer ...

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