• Everton fixtures: Premier League 2017-18 fixtures released at 9am
Everton fixtures: Premier League 2017-18 fixtures released at 9am

For the trio of newly-promoted clubs, their opening fixtures see second tier champions Newcastle host Spurs, whilst Premier League debutants Brighton entertain Manchester City and Huddersfield are away at Crystal Palace. But if City is able to get through that span of games still in title contention, its final four matches of Swansea City (home...

Read more

  • Gunman dead after shooting top Republican politician at baseball practice
Gunman dead after shooting top Republican politician at baseball practice

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster , D-Naperville: "Thinking of Steve Scalise and my colleagues, their staff, and Capitol Police this morning and wishing everyone a speedy recovery". The team was taking batting practice when a gunshot rang out and chaos erupted, lawmakers on the scene said. However, Flake said that "50 would be an understatement.

Read more

  • Durant stars as Warriors beat Cavaliers in NBA Finals
Durant stars as Warriors beat Cavaliers in NBA Finals

The 29-year-old has built up quite a strong resume over the last three years garnering a pair of MVP awards, three All-Star Game selections, two First Team All-NBA nods, One Second Team All-NBA selection, and two NBA titles. "The next thing that I'm looking forward to is getting these couple weeks off and then get right back to it". She came ...

Read more

  • Browns' top pick Myles Garrett hurts foot late in practice
Browns' top pick Myles Garrett hurts foot late in practice

Myles Garrett limped out of practice on Wednesday. Jackson added that he thought Garrett's departure from the field without a trainer was "a good sign". But hopefully things will be fine. "I don't know that for sure, but we'll find out as I go inside". But hopefully things will be OK, and I think they will be.

Read more

  • Hodgkinson: Illinois man identified as suspected gunman in Virginia shooting
Hodgkinson: Illinois man identified as suspected gunman in Virginia shooting

Congressman Steve Scalise , the majority whip who rallies Republican votes in the House of Representatives and one of around two dozen lawmakers at the baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia, was shot in the hip, but was in stable condition after surgery, according to his office.

Read more

  • Kevin Durant Did What He Came To Do
Kevin Durant Did What He Came To Do

Although he missed most of the postseason while attempting to battle the aftereffects of back surgery he underwent two years ago, his success with the franchise has secured his place back on the sidelines for the upcoming 2017-18 campaign. "I don't believe I've played for a super team", James said. "I feel like we've grown from that". Completin...

Read more

  • Did Lebron James deserve to be voted NBA Finals MVP?
Did Lebron James deserve to be voted NBA Finals MVP?

Durant didn't just join the Championship ready Golden State Warriors and bask in the limelight of the Splash Brothers . The Warriors won the National Basketball Association championship with a 129-120 Game 5 win over the Cavaliers on Monday, but it might not have happened if it weren't for a few simple texts.

Read more

  • Golden rule returns as Warriors win NBA Finals rubber match against Cavaliers
Golden rule returns as Warriors win NBA Finals rubber match against Cavaliers

You'll recall that it was Cleveland that came back from a 3-1 series deficit in last year's finals to stun Golden State . While they did blast the Warriors with an impressive 120 points, there was no way their team could win with less than 10 bench points.

Read more

  • Durant powers Warriors over Cavaliers to win title
Durant powers Warriors over Cavaliers to win title

The Warriors, who beat Cleveland in the 2015 Finals only to lose to them a year ago after squandering a 3-1 series lead, went a record-setting 16-1 in the playoffs, their only loss coming in Game Four of the best-of-seven championship. "I just had to trust in it, we were really good tonight", Durant said after the game. Cleveland Cavaliers forw...

Read more

  • Bachinski and Ostapenko - polufinalistov Roland Garros
Bachinski and Ostapenko - polufinalistov Roland Garros

Ostapenko incredibly recovered from losing her first five games to win 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. Danish 11th seed Wozniacki , who made her only other last-eight appearance in Paris in 2010, faces either Australia's Samantha Stosur or Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia for a semi-final place.

Read more

  • US Congressman Steve Scalise shot at congressional baseball practice in Virginia
US Congressman Steve Scalise shot at congressional baseball practice in Virginia

Scalise dragged himself off the infield leaving a trail of blood as colleagues rushed to his assistance. He has been identified as James T. Hodgkinson of Bellville, Illinois. The shooting took place at a park, where GOP members were practicing for an annual charity baseball game that is scheduled for Thursday night. Davis said he and some...

Read more

  • Dembele scores go-ahead goal, Kane nets two in France vs. England friendly
Dembele scores go-ahead goal, Kane nets two in France vs. England friendly

France was beaten in the final seconds by Sweden after an atrocious goalkeeping gaffe by Hugo Lloris , while England salvaged a draw against Scotland with a last-gasp goal from Harry Kane . Southgate also changed formation, returning to a back three. But they still managed to tear England's defense apart in the last 30 minutes, even wit...

Read more

  • No let-up in Champions Trophy semifinal against Bangladesh: Kohli
No let-up in Champions Trophy semifinal against Bangladesh: Kohli

They are a very risky side and everyone realizes that. Decline of Pakistan as a cricketing superpower and emergence of Bangladesh on the cricketing horizon coupled with social media fuelled acrimony between the two neighbours. We have troubled them but India have won. Hopefully we'll enjoy tomorrow. "For us this is our first semifinal a...

Read more

  • Stricker takes blue-collar path to US Open
Stricker takes blue-collar path to US Open

Jordan Spieth believes having a long par-five as the final hole at Erin Hills is an "exciting" way to decide this year's U.S. Open . Even the first and second cut is another 10 yards on top of that. Open. "A lot has been made about the rough, which is incredibly long, but there's a huge space in-between that long rough that we get to hit it", h...

Read more

  • Garbine Muguruza v Kristina Mladenovic - player profiles
Garbine Muguruza v Kristina Mladenovic - player profiles

In the absence of pregnant Serena Williams and banned Maria Sharapova, 2010 champion Francesca Schiavone was rolled in the first round by Muguruza. "She had so many answers today". Mladenovic said: "That was epic". After a jittery opening set, Spanish fourth seed Muguruza rallied but 13th-seeded Frenchwoman Mladenovic perfectly played the key ...

Read more

  • Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry Help Bring NBA Title Back to Oakland
Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry Help Bring NBA Title Back to Oakland

From the Bay all the way to OKC. Kerr was in his usual courtside spot on Monday as the Warriors clinched their second National Basketball Association title in three years, securing a 4-1 Finals success over the Cleveland Cavaliers , who pipped them to the championship last year having been 3-1 behind.

Read more

  • Mr. Met only the latest sports mascot to behave badly
Mr. Met only the latest sports mascot to behave badly

Mr. Met , known for an oversized head with baseball seams, is among the sport's most recognized mascots. "We do not condone this type of behavior", the statement read . Met . His effort was wasted, however, as the Mets bats remained impotent all night. While Mr. Met will be at Thursday's game, a different person will be inside the suit.

Read more

  • Real Madrid defends Ronaldo from tax fraud accusations
Real Madrid defends Ronaldo from tax fraud accusations

The footballer has been charged with defrauding the Spanish tax office. The prosecutor also said that Ronaldo "intentionally" did not declare income of 28.4 million euros. The state prosecutor alleged Ronaldo used an off-shore company to hide a portion of his income from the tax office. Ronaldo earned £72 million from salary, bonuses ...

Read more

  • Agent offers glimmer of hope for United over Morata
Agent offers glimmer of hope for United over Morata

One transfer move that does appear to be on the brink of happening is Alvaro Morata to Manchester United . The Spain international's agent is said to have told the Real Madrid hierarchy that his client wants to leave and he is believed to be on his way to Manchester United this summer.

Read more

  • Memorial Tournament 2017: Jason Dufner Bounces Back on Sunday to Earn Win
Memorial Tournament 2017: Jason Dufner Bounces Back on Sunday to Earn Win

The tournament entered its second weather delay Sunday shortly after Dufner hit his drive on the 18th hole. Jack Nicklaus , right , hands Jason Dufner the trophy after Dufner won the Memorial golf tournament, Sunday, June 4, 2017, in Dublin, Ohio .

Read more