• Big comeback puts Simona Halep in French Open semi against Pliskova
Big comeback puts Simona Halep in French Open semi against Pliskova

The third-seeded Halep beat No. 2 Karolina Pliskova on Thursday to reach the French Open final, where she will face the unseeded Jelena Ostapenko. Halep looks for her first career grand slam title, and this is her second grand slam final appearance. "I don't really need to talk about this match as a bad experience".

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  • Davy Klaassen confident settling quickly at Everton
Davy Klaassen confident settling quickly at Everton

Having made his debut for Ajax as an 18-year-old in 2011, Klaassen went on to make 163 appearances in total, scoring 49 goals. "I just want to be the best I can be to help". Asked about his future earlier in June, including that release clause, the Spain Under-21 global told the Spanish press: It's true that I have a low clause, but right now I am ...

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  • Sabres acquire defenseman Nathan Beaulieu from Canadiens
Sabres acquire defenseman Nathan Beaulieu from Canadiens

The 24-year-old set career highs with four goals, 24 assists and 28 points last season, his fifth in the National Hockey League. The 24-year old is now a restricted free agent. The Sabres, of course, could have made the deal to leave Beaulieu unprotected and have Vegas take him off their hands instead one of their returning players they would lik...

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  • Coyotes trade goalie Mike Smith to Flames
Coyotes trade goalie Mike Smith to Flames

Additionally, the Coyotes will retain 25 percent of Smith's salary. The trade call has yet to be completed. Arizona had to get Smith to waive his no-trade clause to make this deal happen; the veteran had eight teams on a no-trade list. The deal is an interesting one for the Flames. Smith did lead the Coyotes to the Western Conference final in 201...

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  • Jason Dufner wins Memorial Tournament in OH as Daniel Summerhays falls away
Jason Dufner wins Memorial Tournament in OH as Daniel Summerhays falls away

Rickie Fowler got himself in contention but fell back with bogey at the 14th. It took me nearly 10 years to get out here. Dufner carded a 68 to finish at 13-under-par 275, becoming the second Ohio-born player to win the prestigious event after Jack Nicklaus , the tournament's host and founder.

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  • McIlroy hits back after accused of being 'bored' by Elkington
McIlroy hits back after accused of being 'bored' by Elkington

Dustin Johnson and Jason Day also missed the cut. And while it will be a little jarring to not have the 2011 U.S. Open champion on the course this weekend, it wasn't totally a surprise: McIlroy has played just 24 competitive rounds in 2017 while dealing with a rib injury, so he's still finding his footing this year.

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  • Rory McIlroy hits back after 'bored' jibe
Rory McIlroy hits back after 'bored' jibe

Elkington claimed Supermac was likely satisfied with his four Major wins and "100 mill in the bank", saying that was probably the benchmark in the post-Tiger Woods era. The Holywood man, and world number two replied to fellow golfer, Steve Elkington on Twitter, after he crashed out of the Major after missing the cut.

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  • Doctors to Give Update on Condition of Congressman Shot at Baseball Practice
Doctors to Give Update on Condition of Congressman Shot at Baseball Practice

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) leaves during the House vote on continuing a resolution on a budget on Capitol Hill in Washington , D.C., April 28, 2017. As congressional Republicans and Democrats joined Thursday night in their annual baseball game, played this year in Scalise's honor, word came from the hospital that he remained in cr...

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  • CT17: Kohli showers praising words on Yuvi, Pandya after defeating Pakistan
CT17: Kohli showers praising words on Yuvi, Pandya after defeating Pakistan

And all you've gotta do is play yourself in again", said Kohli and added, "Yuvi came in and just took all the pressure off me". We went with four seamers purely because we're playing Pakistan . "And he will end up doing it three out of five times". But we'll bounce back from it. While addressing mediapersons during post match press conference, K...

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  • Tigers' Victor Martinez released from hospital, will remain in Detroit for monitoring
Tigers' Victor Martinez released from hospital, will remain in Detroit for monitoring

News just came down that the Tigers designated hitter, Victor Martinez , spent the night in the hospital and is expected to stay another night. "He's not feeling well", Ausmus said after the game "He got cold sweats, dizzy and his heart was racing".

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  • Pakistan upstage England to reach ICC Champions Trophy final
Pakistan upstage England to reach ICC Champions Trophy final

If Hasan was man of the match, Stokes was likely the most disappointed player in the Welsh capital. His sole wicket against India was the risky Yuvrav Singh (53), followed by 3-24 in eight overs against South Africa, where he bowled Faf du Plessis for 26.

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  • Four Sit Atop a Crowded Leaderboard at US Open
Four Sit Atop a Crowded Leaderboard at US Open

The second-round cut shockingly comes in at only two over on the tournament. With birdies on the four of the last six holes, he shot 71. The Englishman began the day one shot behind Fowler and quickly joined the American at the top of the leaderboard.

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  • Spurs look to keep midfield star
Spurs look to keep midfield star

However manager Mauricio Pochettino will not want to listen to bids for a player who has been crucial in successive second place Premier League finishes for Spurs. However, it looks as though United are going to have to be prepared to dig deep as the newspaper says that Tottenham have informed the Reds they are ready to do business over a deal for ...

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  • No one should discount Pakistan, says Hussey
No one should discount Pakistan, says Hussey

Amir, who took two wickets, including that of all-time batting great Sachin Tendulkar , when Pakistan beat India at Centurion in the 2009 Champions Trophy , starred with both bat and ball in Monday's crucial group stage victory over Sri Lanka in Cardiff.

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  • Warriors celebrate NBA title with parade through Oakland
Warriors celebrate NBA title with parade through Oakland

Golden State Warriors fans are using the word dynasty to describe this year's championship team. Almost a million fans jammed the streets of Oakland Thursday, celebrating the Golden State Warriors second National Basketball Association title in the last three years and embracing a team that has captured the heart and soul of the Bay Area.

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  • Russian Federation v New Zealand: Confederations Cup preview
Russian Federation v New Zealand: Confederations Cup preview

Since the disintegration of USSR, Russia's best performance in a major tournament was their semi-final appearance at 2008 UEFA Euro Cup. Loew has been a sharp critic of the Confederations Cup - the quadrennial tournament involving the six winners of FIFA's confederation championships, Russia , the hosts of next year's World Cup, and reigning...

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  • Russia coach has comic touch at Confederations Cup
Russia coach has comic touch at Confederations Cup

Russian Federation take on New Zealand in St. Petersburg in the first match of the eight-nation Confederations Cup on a pitch that had to be hastily relaid after football officials deplored its quality when it cut up badly during a match there in April.

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  • Speculation Ronaldo to leave Real Madrid
Speculation Ronaldo to leave Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid celebrates victory after the UEFA Champions League Final between Juventus and Real Madrid . The rumours have emerged in the wake of an official legal complaint made by Spanish prosecutors in which Ronaldo was accused of a "voluntary" and "conscious" breach of his tax obligations, totalling €14.7million.

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  • Champions Trophy 2017: India thrash South Africa to reach semi-final
Champions Trophy 2017: India thrash South Africa to reach semi-final

Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly hailed Virat Kohli's leadership qualities after India knocked South Africa out of the ICC Champions Trophy on Sunday. So what was different in this South Africa match? "Maybe some of the teams have really surprised the opposition with the way they have batted and bowled in certain situations".

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  • ICC Champions Trophy final: Pakistan to face arch-rivals India tomorrow
ICC Champions Trophy final: Pakistan to face arch-rivals India tomorrow

Their bowlers leaked runs, the fielding was below par and some shots were not acceptable by any means during their batting against India , but then Pakistan won the next two matches out of nowhere - against South Africa and Sri Lanka - and booked their place in the semi-final.

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