• SpaceX kicks off rocket launch double feature
SpaceX kicks off rocket launch double feature

The Falcon 9 rocket's first stage booster returned to earth seven minutes after lift-off and landed on a floating platform on a ship in the Pacific Ocean. It's a big weekend for SpaceX , the California rocket company that has already had a big year. Being able to reuse parts of the Falcon 9 rocket has always been a goal for Musk.

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  • Australia the team to beat at Women's World Cup
Australia the team to beat at Women's World Cup

Led by Meg Lanning, an outstanding batter in the women's game now, Australia will be looking to win its seventh title in a tournament that features the world's top eight IDI sides. But predecessor Charlotte Edwards, who retired from worldwide duty previous year, said: "I don't believe for one minute that England feel like getting to the semi-fi...

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  • Pittsburgh Penguins win back to back Stanley Cup Championships
Pittsburgh Penguins win back to back Stanley Cup Championships

This marks the 11th consecutive year that Emrick, Olczyk and McGuire have combined to call the Stanley Cup Final for NBC Sports Group. Penguins captain Sidney Crosby , who was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as the most valuable player of the playoffs, said his team had worked hard to keep improving with each game.

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  • Hammers open their Premier League season at Manchester United
Hammers open their Premier League season at Manchester United

United face a demanding first campaign back in the top flight, but the fixtures could have been a lot worse . Manchester United begin at home to West Ham, 2016 champions Leicester visit Arsenal , while Liverpool go to Watford .

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  • Bernardo Silva gives ankle injury update after being forced off for Portugal
Bernardo Silva gives ankle injury update after being forced off for Portugal

Euro 2016 victor Portugal and reigning CONCACAF Gold Cup champion Mexico qualified for the Confederations Cup semifinals with victories over New Zealand and host Russian Federation, respectively. After a spell of early pressure, Russian Federation took the lead when Samedov coolly slotted the ball beyond Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa ...

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  • South Africa hold off Pakistan at ICC Women's World Cup
South Africa hold off Pakistan at ICC Women's World Cup

The opening match at Bristol Country Ground will be between the New Zealand Women team and the Sri Lankan Women team. "My advice to the team would be similar to the one that I gave to the men's team - the players must play fearless cricket and shouldn't be anxious about defeat", Afridi wrote in his column for the International Cricket Council ( I...

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  • Nick Fairley unlikely to play this season due to heart condition
Nick Fairley unlikely to play this season due to heart condition

The upcoming season is the least of Fairley's career concerns. "The first one was one that advised that he shouldn't play football again", Payton said , per NOLA.com's Josh Katzenstein . Fairley was diagnosed with a heart condition this off-season, shortly after signing a four-year, $28 million contract with New Orleans. "The things we know...

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  • Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor is now a done deal
Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor is now a done deal

Here is everything you need to know about the August super bout. Floyd Mayweather Jr has come out of retirement to fight Conor McGregor . The Irish UFC fighter will take on the undefeated boxer, who boasts a 49-0 record in the sport.

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  • LeBron James Becomes 1st Player to Average Triple-Double in NBA Finals
LeBron James Becomes 1st Player to Average Triple-Double in NBA Finals

Monday night's Game 5 conclusion of another Warriors-Cavaliers series rose to an average 15.3 rating among metered market households for ABC, a almost 10 percent lift from the comparable Game 5 overnight score in 2016. In case you missed it, RiRi was courtside for Game 1 of the finals at the Oracle Arena in Oakland , California, cheering on the ...

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  • Lakers introduce Lonzo Ball, set high expectations
Lakers introduce Lonzo Ball, set high expectations

I'm happy. I'm excited. "I'm going to tell you what: Lonzo Ball is going to take the Lakers to the playoffs his first year", said LaVar. As for the big man tandem of Kyle Kuzma and Thomas Bryant, they both can develop into significant role players in the National Basketball Association.

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  • USA unveil squad for Ghana showdown
USA unveil squad for Ghana showdown

American Soccer Now's Brian Sciaretta talks to new USMNT player Kenny Saief . "This is the right step for me". Agudelo has played 23 games for the United States. Italy accepted Giuseppe Rossi into its national team and played him 30 times - even though Rossi spent the first 12 years of his life in New Jersey. Less than a year out from the 2018...

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  • Vettel
Vettel "disgraced himself", says furious Hamilton

Vettel , who eventually finished one spot ahead of Hamilton in fourth to marginally increase his championship lead to 14 points, subsequently served a 10-second stop-and-go penalty for risky driving. He is also the second youngest racer ever on the podium after Dutchman Max Verstappen , who was 18 years 228 days old when he won the 2016 Spanis...

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  • AB de Villiers leaves England tour to decide on worldwide future
AB de Villiers leaves England tour to decide on worldwide future

Jos Buttler (wk), 6. As well as Morgan being rested, England gave Crane another opportunity, as well as Curran. He, however, planned to return to the format in September, when Bangladesh will tour South Africa . We were not far off but it was disappointing. "Depth is huge if you are going to become a really good side", Buttler said. That ...

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  • John Wall tweets amusing reaction to All-Defensive Team snub
John Wall tweets amusing reaction to All-Defensive Team snub

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green has been named to the 2016-17 NBA All-Defensive First Team, the league announced. That elicited a rather curt response from him online. This is Beverley's second selection the All-Defensive team, earning second team distinction in 2013-14. They are George Johnson, Alvin Robertson, David Robinson, ...

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  • Former Green Bay Packers RB Ahman Green jailed on child abuse claim
Former Green Bay Packers RB Ahman Green jailed on child abuse claim

A rep for the Sheriff's Dept. tells TMZ Sports ... Green on Sunday June 25th at 11:30 p.m. If convicted, Green could spend more than six years in prison. Green, a four-time Pro Bowler and NFC Offensive Player of the Year (2003), amassed 9,205 yards, 60 rushing touchdowns and a 4.5 yards-per-carry average during his National Football League care...

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  • Hamilton -- Vettel is 'disgrace', 'prove you're a man'
Hamilton -- Vettel is 'disgrace', 'prove you're a man'

But this is the first time they have been main rivals for the title, and the pressure is showing. "Sebastian said he didn't do anything wrong. I don't need to say anymore". "I think it's just not driver conduct". He's done something similar a few years ago in China so. "It's just not the way to do it". In the fascinating aftermath of Sunday's...

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  • Jimmy Butler Posts Heartfelt
Jimmy Butler Posts Heartfelt "Thank You" Message To Chicago

Butler gives Thibodeau the tough-minded scorer and hard-nosed defender that he has been searching for to complement a promising young core. The Wolves ended last season as the division's worst team at 31-51. The Timberwolves used their pick to select Justin Patton . He could opt into his 2019-20 option, then sign a "one-plus-one" deal with the W...

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  • Red Bull level or ahead of Ferrari now - Verstappen
Red Bull level or ahead of Ferrari now - Verstappen

The Red Bull driver then improved again to 1:44.410, with his teammate Ricciardo moving up into second on the timesheets with his own impressive lap. McLaren's problems also continued and both of their drivers, Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne , will start from the back of the grid on Sunday due to engine penalties.

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  • Conor McGregor Will KO Floyd Mayweather Inside 35 Seconds, Says Tyson Fury
Conor McGregor Will KO Floyd Mayweather Inside 35 Seconds, Says Tyson Fury

McGregor, the reigning UFC lightweight champion, will lock horns with the American in a multi-million dollar boxing match on August 26. After going out to try and find him one of the family members found he was too busy and got him to make a video message instead - after recording the video McGregor apparently said "Fuck it, I'm going over to see...

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  • Furious Lewis Hamilton says Sebastian Vettel
Furious Lewis Hamilton says Sebastian Vettel "disgraced himself" after Azerbaijan GP clash

Hamilton branded Vettel's driving in Baku "dangerous" and "disgusting" after the Ferrari twice hit his Mercedes . Hamilton was left puzzled with Vettel's driving after the race and said he had not driven any differently on lap 19 than he had on lap 16, when the first Safety Car period had finished and he had managed the pace from the lead.

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