• Swiss star beats Alexander Zverev to win ninth Halle title
Swiss star beats Alexander Zverev to win ninth Halle title

Roger Federer reflected on a "difficult year" after beating Alexander Zverev to win a ninth Halle title as he provided the ideal platform to build upon for Wimbledon . This will be the second meeting between Federer and Zverev in the Halle Open after the latter triumphed in a 7-6, 5-7, 6-3 semi-final win. Federer kept world No.12 Zve...

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  • Boston Celtics, Philadelphia 76ers swap National Basketball Association draft picks
Boston Celtics, Philadelphia 76ers swap National Basketball Association draft picks

So basically, the Sixers are giving the Celtics the Lakers' pick next season if it falls in the 2-5 range. This is a big night for Celtics fans, even if Boston no longer possesses the first overall pick courtesy of Danny Ainge's blockbuster with the Philadelphia 76ers .

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  • Lionel Messi Could Have Joined Real Madrid over Barcelona, Per Ex
Lionel Messi Could Have Joined Real Madrid over Barcelona, Per Ex

The state prosecutor was not immediately available to comment on Friday. In a freaky story doing the rounds this afternoon, a former-agent of Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has revealed that the Argentine could easily have ended up plying his trade for Real Madrid rather than his current employers.

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  • Vegas likely to lack star power and scoring in early National Hockey League existence
Vegas likely to lack star power and scoring in early National Hockey League existence

The announcements will be made throughout the NHL Award show on Wednesday in Las Vegas , which begins at 7 p.m. (St. Louis time). Names like Marcus Kruger and Trevor van Riemsdyk will be available to the Golden Knights, who will get to choose one player from each of the 30 National Hockey League teams to assemble their first roster.

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  • Sixers clear way to make Markelle Fultz the No. 1 pick
Sixers clear way to make Markelle Fultz the No. 1 pick

If the Lakers are as bad as they were this year, the Celtics could draft in the top three for a third consecutive year. With money to spend and draft picks to trade, the Celtics need to land at least one of these players to pair with the current Celtics squad and their draft pick on Thursday.

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  • Rain reigns in first West Indies v India one-day global
Rain reigns in first West Indies v India one-day global

Kuldeep Yadav has bowled in two matches for India . Although Windies are now ranked ninth in the ICC rankings table, Kohli insisted that his team will not take any game lightly. Kohli's 87-run knock helped India post a formidable 310/5 in their 43 overs. Kohli was out at the fag end of the innings after playing some exquisite strokes ...

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  • Kevin Love to Nuggets, Paul George to Cavs 'very unlikely'
Kevin Love to Nuggets, Paul George to Cavs 'very unlikely'

Everyone wants to know where Paul George will end up next, even though the Indiana Pacers star is most likely to end up where he said he wants to go: the Los Angeles Lakers . The two-way wing was drafted 10th overall by the Pacers in 2010. The Nuggets could be the missing link to make such a trade possible, according to ESPN .

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  • Malan leads England to series win over South Africa
Malan leads England to series win over South Africa

Chris Morris was pushed up the order to try and make the most of the power play but was limited to just eight runs when Chris Jordan tempted him into a misguided pull with a shorter delivery. It is not easy to come in and show that much composure under pressure. The former England skipper was one of the first to voice his displeasure on Twit...

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  • Marin Cilic vs. Feliciano Lopez 2017 Aegon Championships Final Pick, Odds, Prediction
Marin Cilic vs. Feliciano Lopez 2017 Aegon Championships Final Pick, Odds, Prediction

Lopez gained a measure of revenge for his loss to Grigor Dimitrov in the 2014 final by beating the Bulgarian 7-5, 3-6, 6-2 in the second semifinal, which was delayed mid-match by rain. Similar effectiveness is possible in Sunday's final against Lopez, a big server who is not known for his return game. "To win this tournament at this stage of my ...

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  • Rafael Nadal defies logic with Paris victory
Rafael Nadal defies logic with Paris victory

Thank you everyone, you will always be in my heart", he said as the spectators in the Court Philippe Chatrier broke in to applause. Before his title triumph on Sunday, his most recent Grand Slam title came in Paris in 2014 and he admitted that there were doubts over whether or not he'd recover his former powers.

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  • Ricciardo Wins Azerbaijan Grand Prix
Ricciardo Wins Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Vettel was given a 10-second stop-go penalty for unsafe driving after what appeared to be retaliatory contact with Hamilton's vehicle moments after the German had run lightly into the back of his title rival leading up to the re-start on lap 18.

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  • Jose Mourinho Desires to Sign Alvaro Morata Instead of Cristiano Ronaldo
Jose Mourinho Desires to Sign Alvaro Morata Instead of Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano is a good guy. "The only thing I know is that Cristiano is very angry with the treatment he has received in the press", he added. Marca claims that the 32-year-old will sit down for talks with Madrid president Florentino Perez after the tournament ends on July 2, by which time the forward will be in possession of a "money no objec...

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  • Kevin Harvick Wins Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway
Kevin Harvick Wins Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway

But last season no road course specialist finished in the top 30 at Sonoma . "Long after your career , guys come along and win races, and some of your accomplishments on the track sort of get forgotten", Earnhardt said. Larson has done more than just win a lot of races this season - he's changing the face of the sport itself. He seems as en...

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  • Raikkonen prepared to sacrifice himself to help Vettel
Raikkonen prepared to sacrifice himself to help Vettel

Massa said that would leave Raikkonen, who missed out on victory in Monaco last month when Vettel jumped him by staying out longer before pitting, in a hard position as a rear-gunner as the team chases its first drivers' title since his success 10 years ago.

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  • Germany vs Australia 19 June 2017: Confederation Cup Preview and Predictions
Germany vs Australia 19 June 2017: Confederation Cup Preview and Predictions

We know they've got to produce. "At the last World Cup in Brazil I got to play and witness an exceptional young bunch of players outplay some of the best teams in the world for big parts of the games". Unfortunately for the Socceroos , Germany remains a side to be reckoned with considering they won their last game against San Marino 8-0. "...

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  • Chelsea offer £100 million for Juve star duo
Chelsea offer £100 million for Juve star duo

Sandro has won two league and cup doubles during his time in Turin, and although Juve were reluctant to let him go, they could not refuse at that price, which eclipses the £50million Chelsea paid Paris Saint-Germain for fellow Brazilian David Luiz.

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  • Former KU star Josh Jackson threw a truly awful ceremonial first pitch
Former KU star Josh Jackson threw a truly awful ceremonial first pitch

It makes no sense. And forget about the fact that he's headed to a team in the middle of a rebuilding project. The New Orleans Pelicans have Anthony Davis, the Utah Jazz have Rudy Gobert, the Denver Nuggets have Nikola Jokic, the Portland Trail Blazers have Damian Lillard, the San Antonio Spurs have Kawhi Leonard and the Minnesota Timberwolves ...

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  • Former Tottenham flop Paulinho confirms Barcelona transfer offer
Former Tottenham flop Paulinho confirms Barcelona transfer offer

Paulinho continued: "Right now I am in a very happy moment of my life and in my career so it is hard for me to decide". Paulinho has won two Chinese Super League titles and the AFC Champions League having impressed since signing for Guangzhou from Tottenham in 2015 and has returned to the Brazil squad following the appointment of Tite, his f...

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  • Mario Balotelli Signs new Nice contract
Mario Balotelli Signs new Nice contract

The striker, who also counts Milan and Inter among his former clubs, joined Nice on a free transfer in the summer of 2016, signing on a one-year deal. "Today we are happy". Mario Balotelli had an average shot accuracy of 69% in Ligue 1 last season . The Italy worldwide, 26, scored 17 goals in 28 games for the French club in all competition...

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  • Penn drops fifth consecutive fight in the UFC
Penn drops fifth consecutive fight in the UFC

Penn was able to score a knockdown off of an uppercut in the second round, but Siver peppered Penn for three rounds on his way to victory. Penn finally engaged in a big exchange when he slammed home a huge right uppercut that staggered and dropped Siver to the mat.

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