• LSU still feels confident despite dropping opener to Florida
LSU still feels confident despite dropping opener to Florida

The Gators got an insurance run in the seventh after a leadoff double by Austin Langworthy, followed by a sacrifice bunt and Mike Rivera's RBI single. The Tigers would not threaten in the inning, and would go three up, three down in the bottom of the ninth. Greg Deichmann looked at a third strike for Singer's career-high 11 K (he wound up with 12...

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  • Roger Federer Wins Halle Open For The 9th Time
Roger Federer Wins Halle Open For The 9th Time

This has been the year of comebacks, with clay court king Rafael Nadal claiming his first French Open and Grand Slam in two years to bring back memories of his domination at the Roland Garros, and Federer would be looking to script his own comeback at the grass courts.

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  • Tebow or the fight might not be great, but so what?
Tebow or the fight might not be great, but so what?

For those who can't make it, or have the appropriate funds to catch it in person, the mega-fight will air on Showtime Pay-Per-View. Tyson Fury weighed in with his two cents on the Mayweather-McGregor fight and the undefeated boxer thinks it will be a quick bout, but not in the way most are thinking.

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  • Socceroos boss glum after Germany defeat
Socceroos boss glum after Germany defeat

The 2017 Confederations Cup is underway with a big matchup that should be great to watch at 16:00 GMT from Sochi . A year out from the World Cup in Russian Federation, there has never been a better time for the Socceroos to poach a first win over Germany at a major competition at the fourth attempt.

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  • Cavs target George to challenge Warriors dominance
Cavs target George to challenge Warriors dominance

Presumably, Jackson would take just about any deal if he could trade away aging star Carmelo Anthony and the $54 million he's owed over the next two years. Rubio topped 40 percent shooting from the floor for the first time in his career this past season, however. In addition, teams used to making deals with former general manager David Grif...

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  • Tom Brady Voted NFL's No. 1 Player By His Peers
Tom Brady Voted NFL's No. 1 Player By His Peers

He was previously honored with the title in 2011 and has never been ranked outside the top five. Brady, of course, won his fifth Super Bowl after leading the Patriots' stunning 25-point comeback win over the Falcons in Super Bowl LI back in February.

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  • Three local NHLers made available for expansion draft
Three local NHLers made available for expansion draft

Louis minimized risk of watching a key contributor walk out the door as a member of the newly formed Vegas Golden Knights come Wednesday night, when the expansion draft takes place. It's a bidding war in which Vegas, the middle man, is the victor no matter what - with three whole days to watch the offers get better. "People have identified pe...

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  • Edmonton's McDavid named MVP as Vegas Knights take shape
Edmonton's McDavid named MVP as Vegas Knights take shape

He was recognized as such Wednesday night as he won the Hart Trophy (league MVP) and the Ted Lindsay Award (players' MVP). McDavid, who like Gretzky and Crosby wins the Hart in his second National Hockey League season, took his place in the queue Wednesday.

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  • Top pick Fultz introduced as Sixers plan out extensive turnaround
Top pick Fultz introduced as Sixers plan out extensive turnaround

Below is what they will now be known as. When you look at Embiid's per-36 numbers during his rookie season, his offensive numbers were on pace with what Hall of Famers Shaquille O'Neal, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Hakeem Olajuwon were doing during their primes.

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  • Here's the NBA Finals' top moments on Facebook and Twitter
Here's the NBA Finals' top moments on Facebook and Twitter

Kevin Durant , who scored a team-high 39 points in the series clinching win, was named NBA Finals MVP after the game - and Nike was more than prepared to celebrate his first championship ring. Kyrie Irving added to the offensive explosion finishing with 40 points off 55 percent shooting. "I hear all the narratives throughout the seas...

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  • Ex-major leaguer's son fights for life after freak baseball accident
Ex-major leaguer's son fights for life after freak baseball accident

The ball hit Jason in the face, breaking his nose, according to Atlanta news station WXIA . She posted that Jason had minor pain until he began bleeding uncontrollably two days later. By Sunday, doctors had made a decision to "do an endovascular embolization ..." In an update on Wednesday, Sydney Lockhart wrote that an artery was cut by the fra...

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  • Jose Mourinho faces accusation of tax fraud
Jose Mourinho faces accusation of tax fraud

A Spanish state prosecutor accused former Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho of tax fraud worth 3.3 million euros ($3.7 million) in unpaid taxes on Tuesday. A statement from the Attorney General's Office confirmed to Press Association Sport that the Madrid Prosecutor's Office had lodged the papers, relating to 2011 and 2012, with the municipal...

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  • Mexico 2-1 Russia: Ten man hosts exit competition after Akinfeev mistake
Mexico 2-1 Russia: Ten man hosts exit competition after Akinfeev mistake

Bernardo Silva , Andre Silva and Nani were the other scorers on the night for Portugal , who are playing for the first time in the competition. Forward Andre Silva wrapped up the comfortable victory with a fierce angled finish on 80 minutes and Nani added a fourth in stoppage time.

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  • Warriors' Green heads NBA All-Defensive First Team
Warriors' Green heads NBA All-Defensive First Team

In a long battle for this award , Green set out to win it from the start of the season, claiming the only reason he'd chase this personal accolade is because it helps everyone else on the team. Golden State finished second in the National Basketball Association in defensive efficiency in 2016-17, and part of that was due to Green acting as they ly...

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  • Chile feels the fatigue from its all-out play in Confed Cup
Chile feels the fatigue from its all-out play in Confed Cup

Both teams started brightly after the break, but Australia saw their lead cancelled out when Martin Rodriquez equalized for Chile by poking the ball home on 67 minutes. "We're obviously very disappointed", Postecoglou said. Australia are third in the group, level on 16 points with second-placed Saudi Arabia, one point behind Japan.

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  • Cavs Part Ways With GM David Griffin
Cavs Part Ways With GM David Griffin

He's demanding. A fearless, risk-taking, casino-owning gambler. Fresh off their NBA Finals loss to the Warriors in five games, the Cavaliers already had begun searching for answers to Golden State's depth of starpower - with Griffin leading the charge.

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  • Oilers vow to match any offer sheet on Leon Draisaitl
Oilers vow to match any offer sheet on Leon Draisaitl

The deal was Ryan Strome for Eberle straight up, a trade you make seven out of the seven days a week. That saves the Oilers $3.5 million and potentially gives them room to sign a defenseman. It saved a player such as Strome from being picked, and now Snow flipped him for a high-level talent the Islanders desperately needed. Strome, 23, scored...

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  • Ravi Shastri throws name in India coach hat
Ravi Shastri throws name in India coach hat

Meanwhile, a BCCI source also told ANI that Ravi Shastri is applying for the post of head coach of Indian cricket team. Team India Captain Virat Kohli's popularity continues to grow despite the ongoing controversy over Anil Kumble's ouster as Team India coach.

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  • Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP; Rockets, Bucks take 2 awards
Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP; Rockets, Bucks take 2 awards

The NBA handed out their awards Monday night. However, the doubters were silenced on Monday night. Westbrook beat out Houston Rockets guard James Harden , who came in second, and San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard for the MVP award.

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  • Mexico Eliminates Host Russia From Confederations Cup
Mexico Eliminates Host Russia From Confederations Cup

Juan Carlos Osorio's side finished in second position with seven points behind Portugal (due to an inferior goal difference of +2) who also defeated New Zealand 3-0 to set up a semi-final clash with the victor of Group A. The 33-year-old Quaresma has also been important when Portugal doesn't have possession, vigorously marshaling the back lin...

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