• Ex-FBI Director James Comey visits hometown, dad
Ex-FBI Director James Comey visits hometown, dad

As part of their broader effort to discredit Comey, Trump and his defenders have seized on a portion of Comey's Thursday testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee in which he said he allowed a friend to share with the press contents of a memo detailing his conversation with Trump in the hope that it would trigger the appointment of...

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  • Nathan Outteridge says Iain Percy's words of wisdom sparked America's Cup comeback
Nathan Outteridge says Iain Percy's words of wisdom sparked America's Cup comeback

Under pressure from the Kiwis towards the end of race three, Artemis skipper Nathan Outteridge was sprinting to the portside wheel when he lost his footing and slid off the boat. "We had just come out of the top mark with our heads down and doing everything we could to get past them". "Honestly, you just get unlucky sometimes", Burling said.

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  • Tapwrit captures final jewel for Pletcher
Tapwrit captures final jewel for Pletcher

Tapwrit also became the third Belmont victor in the past four years to be sired by the leading North American stallion Tapit, following Tonalist in 2014 and Creator last year. Running in - and winning - all three US Classics in the space of five weeks is a demanding task. Pletcher is quietly building his Triple Crown race resume, which now is up...

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  • Pittsburgh Penguins goalie quandary: Murray vs Fleury - Game 5
Pittsburgh Penguins goalie quandary: Murray vs Fleury - Game 5

Or so, that's what the statistics showed after the Pittsburgh Penguins goalie allowed nine goals in back-to-back losses in Games 3 and 4 of the Stanley Cup Final. Both got holding penalties. Bryan Rust then doubled the Penguins' lead 6:43 into the first period, with a wicked backhander that fooled Rinne. "I thought our power play really...

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  • Game 4 referees clarify technical foul confusion
Game 4 referees clarify technical foul confusion

The moment changed that series. As if Draymond Green didn't have enough enemies in Cleveland , he certainly added a few more after uttering some choice comments in the direction of Cavaliers supporters. NBA Officials Mike Callahan and John Goble met with pool reporter Brian Mahoney (Associated Press) after the game between the Warriors and ...

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  • Pittsburgh Penguins Win NHL Stanley Cup on NBC Sports
Pittsburgh Penguins Win NHL Stanley Cup on NBC Sports

It's extremely hard to win back-to-back titles in any professional sport. Sullivan sits young players next to Crosby in the team's home dressing room for exactly that reason. In addition to Crosby's NHL accomplishments over the past year, he also led Canada to a World Cup of Hockey gold medal and was named MVP in that tournament.

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  • Astros 6, Royals 1: Astros, Altuve break open pitchers' duel
Astros 6, Royals 1: Astros, Altuve break open pitchers' duel

He allowed one run and four hits over seven innings. 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 Houston Astros have split their last 10 games when allowing more than three runs. The over/under total for the game has bee...

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  • Penguins End Predators Magical Postseason Run
Penguins End Predators Magical Postseason Run

Crosby also became just the third player to win the Conn Smythe Trophy in consecutive years as the Stanley Cup MVP to go along with his third championship. But for us, we did so many things well and this is such a tremendous run for our team. With the Penguins on the verge of doing just that entering Game 6 against the Nashville Predators , ...

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  • Paul Pogba describes first season back at Man Utd as 'complicated'
Paul Pogba describes first season back at Man Utd as 'complicated'

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has claimed that he only takes over at clubs that are struggling. "I want to be over there playing with them, training every day and emulating what they're doing in the first team". Mourinho had a mixed first season at United this year, finishing sixth in the Premier League, but he ended the campaign on a h...

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  • Clemson football team welcomed at the White House, meets with president
Clemson football team welcomed at the White House, meets with president

Deshaun Watson and Carlos Watkins will join their former Clemson teammates at the White House on Monday, courtesy of Houston Texans owner Bob McNair . Clemson earned a come-from-behind 35-31 win over Alabama to bring home the second title in school history and the first since 1981. "I got to do it as a player (at Alabama) back in 1992, the ...

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  • NHL Predictions: Will the Penguins take Game 2 vs. Predators? 5/31/17
NHL Predictions: Will the Penguins take Game 2 vs. Predators? 5/31/17

A few nervous minutes later, an already fraught Rinne completely imploded and gave up a soft goal. "But it was a good finish there to get that one from Jake". Chris Kunitz had two assists for the Penguins for a second game in a row. Defenseman P.K. Subban pointed to the response after falling behind by three as proof the stage is not too big.

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  • New South Wales unchanged for State of Origin II
New South Wales unchanged for State of Origin II

The Maroons coach admitted they would need some of the Slater magic of old to spark Queensland after their record 28-4 game one loss to NSW in Brisbane. The bolter was Storm prop Tim Glasby , while Gold Coast front-rower Jarrod Wallace was called up but must first overcome a shoulder charge citing at the NRL judiciary hearing on Tuesday to...

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  • Irving at his best when things look the worst for Cavs
Irving at his best when things look the worst for Cavs

By the time this comes out, either the Golden State Warriors have won their third title in three years or the Cavaliers extend the series, which will bring back deja vu from last year's Finals wherein the Cavs came back from a 3-1 series deficit to win it all.

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  • Another step in Jets purge: WR Decker released
Another step in Jets purge: WR Decker released

According to ESPN , the Jets were willing to "eat" some of Decker's salary, but not enough to facilitate a deal. "While with us, he was a competitive, productive, and dependable receiver who represented the team well both on and off the field".

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  • Tapwrit and Songbird, king and queen at Belmont Park
Tapwrit and Songbird, king and queen at Belmont Park

Puerto Rico-born jockey Jose Ortiz assumed the bragging rights from his older brother when he guided 5/1 second-favorite Tapwrit to victory at the Belmont Stakes on Saturday. "It was all about the start", Pletcher said of the difference between the Derby and Belmont. Since 1990, there have been 10 instances where horses have won the first two o...

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  • Cavs will be seeing Green for this year's Game 5
Cavs will be seeing Green for this year's Game 5

He scored 38 points in the Game 3 loss before his big Game 4 performance. The rotation should be as tight as possible in a closeout game. If the Warriors win on Monday night, the MVP trophy will have his name engraved on it. He vows to be more aggressive in Game 5. He still received at least one technical foul. He is not that old (32!) an...

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  • How Draymond Green Helped Make Kevin Durant's Move to Golden State Happen
How Draymond Green Helped Make Kevin Durant's Move to Golden State Happen

Golden State trailed by five points at the start of the fourth quarter and fell down six on a JR Smith three-pointer with 3:09 to go. The Warriors won their first 15 playoff games, the longest postseason streak in North American sport history, but 48 minutes from a party they've been planning for a year has been put on hold.

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  • Premier League giants in £5 million swoop for young Sunderland duo
Premier League giants in £5 million swoop for young Sunderland duo

Joel Asoro was watched by Southampton, Everton and Liverpool last season, with the 18-year-old becoming Sunderland's youngest ever Premier League player when he appeared in the first team last season. Asoro's rated at £5m, which seems fairly steep for a player of such limited experience, but his price definitely reflects the state of the transfe...

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  • England beat Venezuela to win Federation Internationale de Football Association U-20 World Cup
England beat Venezuela to win Federation Internationale de Football Association U-20 World Cup

Sir Geoff Hurst, whose hat-trick helped England beat West Germany to win the World Cup at Wembley 51 years ago, was quick to congratulate the Young Lions. The richest league in the world, the Premier League is also the most cosmopolitan, with wealthy clubs able to attract talent from anywhere - a situation that often makes it hard for young Engli...

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  • Amla, Tahir propel Proteas to big win
Amla, Tahir propel Proteas to big win

At the end of the first powerplay, South Africa managed just 39 runs but most importantly they negotiated the phase without losing a wicket. Sri Lanka were 68/1 after 8 overs while the South African scoreboard read 27/0 after 8 overs. Lasith Malinga (1) followed, chopping on a delivery from the returning Kagiso Rabada onto his stumps. Amla ...

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