• Confederations Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal held by Mexico in opener
Confederations Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal held by Mexico in opener

Quaresma's left footed shot in the 16th minute was off target but there was no stopping the revatilised Portuguese when he scored in the 34th minute after receiving a ideal pass from Ronaldo who had pounced on a loose ball. It was a litmus test for how far the team has come and whether the same weaknesses La Roja exposed would surface again ag...

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  • Four tied atop US Open leaderboard after two rounds
Four tied atop US Open leaderboard after two rounds

Open title since Curtis Strange in 1989. After a record number of scores under par during Round 1, anyone who knows the USGA's style knew things wouldn't be quite as simple in Round 2. Open, where the top 60 and ties advanced to the final two rounds. He added: "It doesn't matter how good you hit it, if you struggle on the greens, there's nothi...

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  • Larson outlasts Elliott at Michigan again
Larson outlasts Elliott at Michigan again

It is Toyota's lone win in the past 10 races at the MIS two-mile superspeedway. "Probably should have taken two tires that last time we pitted - we took four", noted Truex. With 40 laps remaining, Busch extended his lead to 0.884-seconds over Blaney. Brakes were the issue last week at Pocono, sending him hard into the wall on a straight...

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  • Hurricanes release protected list for National Hockey League expansion draft
Hurricanes release protected list for National Hockey League expansion draft

Vatanen was the odd-man out in being left unprotected from a deep and talented group of Ducks defensemen . McPhee wasn't prepared to discuss individual players when specifically asked about Fleury, but noted there were no surprises based on the numerous mock drafts the Golden Knights conducted over the past few months.

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  • It's very confusing - Santos bemused by VAR after Portugal draw
It's very confusing - Santos bemused by VAR after Portugal draw

Portugal had a goal ruled out for offside by the video assistant referee prior to Quaresma's opener and match official Nestor Pitana also felt the need to refer Soares' effort for a second opinion. Cristiano Ronaldo has now scored or assisted in each of his last seven games for Portugal . Ronaldo's representatives have denied any wrongdoing.

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  • Brooks Koepka caps a record week with US Open title
Brooks Koepka caps a record week with US Open title

Brooks Koepka hoists the US Open trophy after dominating the back nine at Erin Hills . The Globe's most recent sports headlines delivered to your inbox every morning. Justin Thomas , who fired a record-breaking 63 on Saturday, got in trouble early with three bogeys in his first five holes and could never recover, finishing with a 3-over 75 to...

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  • Nolan Arenado completes cycle with walk-off home run at Coors Field
Nolan Arenado completes cycle with walk-off home run at Coors Field

Jose Ramirez had three hits for his sixth straight multi-hit game for Cleveland, and Trevor Bauer dazzled through his first six innings before the Twins pressured late. But on Father's Day it was perfectly fitting. He hit the first pitch of the third inning from Joe Ross (3-3) over the wall in left-center. Logan Morrison had two of the Rays' home...

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  • Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russian Federation
Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russian Federation

Regretting a missed chance by Ronaldo seconds earlier, Raphael Guerreiro was made to pay for mis-timing his jump from a Mexico cross, allowing Carlos Vela to dink the ball up for Hernandez to head home. After seeing Russian Federation defeat New Zealand on Saturday's Confederations Cup opener, Portugal and Mexico will be confident...

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  • Draymond Green trolls LeBron James hard at victory parade
Draymond Green trolls LeBron James hard at victory parade

One year after LeBron James trolled the Warriors with an "Ultimate Warrior" t-shirt following the Cavaliers' championship win, Draymond Green got his revenge. Draymond Green waited a long time to be this petty. When Sam Amick of USA Today asked Thompson about them in November, Thompson said, "Yeah, I don't get it cuz I'm not dead".

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  • Yuvraj's innings was the difference: Virat Kohli
Yuvraj's innings was the difference: Virat Kohli

Although the openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan had a slow start, they put on an assured 136-run stand before the latter was dismissed for 68. India will play their next fixture against Sri Lanka on June 8 at The Oval. Pakistan bowled a couple of tidy overs to get back into the game, wickets were still not coming, however, when the ra...

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  • Juve rejected 'very good offer from Chelsea for Sandro'
Juve rejected 'very good offer from Chelsea for Sandro'

The Italian boss is reportedly unhappy with the lack of transfer activity at Stamford Bridge, with some reports even claiming that he could walk away from the club. Chelsea was reportedly willing to pay up to €60 million ($88 million) for the left wing-back, but Juventus has no intention of parting with the Brazil global.

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  • Ramon Calderon says it's tough to change Cristiano Ronaldo's mind on moving
Ramon Calderon says it's tough to change Cristiano Ronaldo's mind on moving

CRISTIANO RONALDO avoided questions about his future last night as rumours the Portugal star wants to leave Real Madrid intensify. Spanish prosecutors have filed a lawsuit against the player accusing him of defrauding tax authorities of €14.7 million (S$22.7 million) by hiding his image rights income between 2011 and 2014.

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  • Champions Trophy final: India opt to field against Pak
Champions Trophy final: India opt to field against Pak

Pakistan crushed defending champions India by 180 runs at The Oval to win the Champions Trophy for the first time on Sunday. Amir finished with 3-16 off six overs, and Hasan Ali, awarded the best player of the tournament, took 3-19. The collapse continued when left-handed opener Dhawan was caught behind off Amir by Sarfraz. India then lo...

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  • USA lawmakers back at work after shooting, congressman still hospitalized
USA lawmakers back at work after shooting, congressman still hospitalized

MedStar Washington Hospital Center Director of Trauma Dr. Jack Sava speaks during a news conference in Washington , Friday, June 16, 2017 , about the condition of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. Rep. Michael Doyle (D-Pa.), the coach for the Democrats, gave the game trophy to Republican coach Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) to put in Sc...

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  • Ex-Gov. Richardson: N. Korea Must Explain Why Released American Is Comatose
Ex-Gov. Richardson: N. Korea Must Explain Why Released American Is Comatose

Joseph Yun was told about Warmbier's condition on June 6, 2017, in a meeting he had with North Korean officials in NY. Thousands of USA troops are based in South Korea, and the Demilitarized Zone between the North and South is one of the most heavily fortified borders in the world.

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  • Philadelphia 76ers should walk away from Boston Celtics trade
Philadelphia 76ers should walk away from Boston Celtics trade

Jackson averaged 16.3 points and 7.4 rebounds per game with the 31-5 Jayhawks. The Sixers will have two first-rounders next season, their own and an unprotected one from the Los Angeles Lakers . I don't really pay attention to everything that's going on. This news comes after a report on Friday by ESPN that the Celtics and 76ers were...

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  • Russian Federation 2 New Zealand 0: Hosts make confident start to Confederations Cup
Russian Federation 2 New Zealand 0: Hosts make confident start to Confederations Cup

Petersburg's Krestovsky Stadium between Russian Federation and Oceania champions New Zealand . The 2017 Federations Cup organizing committee is chaired by Russia's Deputy Prime Minister and President of the Russian Football Union Vitaly Mutko.

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  • Amir jolts India's top order
Amir jolts India's top order

Put in to bat, Pakistan rode on a century by opener Fakhar Zaman to post a massive total of 338/4 in the allotted 50 overs. Azhar smashed 59 runs off 71 balls, including six 4s and a six, before he got run out in the 22nd over of Ravichandran Ashwin .

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  • Ajax promote Keizer to head coach
Ajax promote Keizer to head coach

Ajax have appointed Marcel Keizer as their new head coach on a two-year deal with the option of a third season. Keizer told the Ajax website "The conversations we have had were indeed positive and I feel trust from the organisation".

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  • Artemis Racing vs SoftBank Japan Racing
Artemis Racing vs SoftBank Japan Racing

The challenger finals will be a trans-Tasman showdown between Outteridge and Team New Zealand skipper Peter Burling. Emirates Team New Zealand moved a step closer to an America's Cup rematch with Oracle Team USA on Thursday as they ended the quest of Ben Ainslie's Land Rover BAR.

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