• Kyle Larson, Jamie McMurray to lead pack at Sonoma
Kyle Larson, Jamie McMurray to lead pack at Sonoma

Next up for NASCAR: A return to Daytona for a 400 mile race, July 1. Rookie Daniel Suarez will start 11th. Johnson has no Cup experience, but is a sports vehicle racer. But Day enjoyed the simpler challenge of driving a stock auto. Burling said later he was merely pleased that he nailed the maneuver that allowed the Kiwis to sail away to ...

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  • Lewis Hamilton: Clash in Baku shows Sebastian Vettel feeling pressure
Lewis Hamilton: Clash in Baku shows Sebastian Vettel feeling pressure

Despite all the drama, four-time champion Vettel was under pressure to issue an apology to Hamilton and indeed Formula One after his unsafe actions were deemed to have brought the sport into disrepute. "It was obviously a different Sebastian from what we've seen in these eight races, and I like to think that I remain respectful and I will conti...

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  • Mother of helmsman Peter Burling proud of Team NZ victory
Mother of helmsman Peter Burling proud of Team NZ victory

New Zealand flew to the edge of America's Cup victory over the USA yesterday, going 6-1 ahead in the first-to-seven final and setting themselves up to exorcise the ghost of losing in San Francisco in 2013. The latest in a long line of tycoons to catch America's Cup fever, Ellison has spent hundreds of millions of dollars of his own fortune and his ...

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  • Bolt curious about who will replace him as fastest man
Bolt curious about who will replace him as fastest man

Have you read Trendiee Today? There were some slightly barbed words earlier this month about De Grasse "taking his time" before talking about beating him, and on Monday in the Czech Republic Bolt was asked whether he would be able to keep up with the Canadian in London.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo: Portugal 'confident' of advancing to Confed Cup final
Cristiano Ronaldo: Portugal 'confident' of advancing to Confed Cup final

Mexico struck back five minutes later on a Nestor Araujo header, with Lozano's match victor coming seven minutes into the second half. Advancing from the group with Portugal , and the Gold Cup winners, Mexico , was seen as a hard task from the start, but an opening victory against New Zealand had left Russian Federation in position to make...

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  • Father of LSU star pitcher revives man with no pulse at CWS
Father of LSU star pitcher revives man with no pulse at CWS

It was the unlikeliest of Gator teams to win a national championship. A Florida fan almost lost his life during the sixth inning of the Gators' College World Series Game against LSU Monday night, but fortunately two other people who were in attendance were able to save his life.

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  • UK's May makes deal she needs to govern, but critics abound
UK's May makes deal she needs to govern, but critics abound

Since falling short of a majority at the General Election, the Conservatives have been in talks with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party in a bid to agree a "confidence and supply" deal . How has the Government added that sum to Northern Ireland's Block Grant without using the Barnett Formula - the mechanism for the allocation of ...

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  • Sky Sports set to slash prices as part of revamp next season
Sky Sports set to slash prices as part of revamp next season

In order to fulfil its broadcast obligations for other sports partners, Sky will launch a new channel " Sky Sports Arena", which will host content for tennis, rugby, darts, etc... Currently, the cheapest sports package in Sky is £49.50 per month. Sky has put the viewer loss over the past year down to airing more games per season, many of which f...

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  • Daniel Ricciardo: Sebastian Vettel does not think before he acts
Daniel Ricciardo: Sebastian Vettel does not think before he acts

So irked was the Ferrari driver by what he perceived to be so-called "brake testing" by the Briton , where a driver deliberately slows down to force another vehicle to brake, he immediately pulled up alongside Hamilton , gestured his dismay, and swerved into the Mercedes, causing a clash of wheels.

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  • Chile Coach On Focused Alexis Sanchez
Chile Coach On Focused Alexis Sanchez

The Sun quotes Bayern Munich's Arturo Vidal, who's now on global duty alongside Alexis at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, as urging the former Barcelona man to join him at "the best club in the world". Sanchez has contributed one goal and one assist in his three appearances for Chile at the tournament in Russian Federation so...

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  • Highland Reel wins THRILLING Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot 2017
Highland Reel wins THRILLING Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot 2017

The Britannia Stakes is one contest local punters should play close attention to with the 1,600m race regularly raided by bloodstock agents looking for a potential Hong Kong Derby horse. Last July, Highland Reel won the Group 1 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot, a race that could be on his schedule this year on July 28.

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  • So Yeon Ryu records blistering 61 in Arkansas
So Yeon Ryu records blistering 61 in Arkansas

Previously, while Jutanugarn and Ko were competing for the No.1 spot, Ryu had a shot at No. 1, but started to play poorly, finishing tied for 56th at the LPGA Volvik Championship and missing the cut for the first time since the 2014 Reignwood Classic.

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  • Florida beats SEC rival LSU to win its 1st NCAA baseball title
Florida beats SEC rival LSU to win its 1st NCAA baseball title

For the first time, the Gators were the ones celebrating. "There are other teams that may be bigger and stronger, our starting pitching has carried us the whole year, but we got some timely hits". Then came the most critical play of the game. LSU seemingly had the advantage on the mound coming into the game, with the school's all-time wins le...

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  • New York Knicks plan to cut ties with Phil Jackson
New York Knicks plan to cut ties with Phil Jackson

Jackson's tenure in NY has been a nightmare since he took the helm in 2013. No final decision has been made as of Tuesday night, but it sounds like he's as good as gone and could be fired on Wednesday morning. Fast-forward to today and Jackson and the Knicks have struggled to do that, going a combined 80-166 (with zero playoff appearances) in t...

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  • Kassian gets three-year, $5.85 million commitment from Oilers
Kassian gets three-year, $5.85 million commitment from Oilers

The deal will pay Ryan $1.425 million for the 2017-18 season, the team announced. He has also played in 21 playoff games, and has three goals and 33 penalty minutes. Gryba would spend the majority of his career in Ottawa's system, skating with the AHL's Binghamton Senators from 2010 to the 2012-13 campaign and then getting his first National Hockey...

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  • Florida beats LSU 6-1 at CWS for 1st national championship
Florida beats LSU 6-1 at CWS for 1st national championship

Elias notes that Granderson is only the second left-handed batter in the modern era (since 1900) to hit leadoff home runs in back-to-back games off two lefty pitchers . D'Arnaud quickly turned on inside fastball by reliever Kyle Barraclough. "It's unfortunate Gsellman got hurt on the play". Marlins shortstop J. T. Riddle made a slick defensive p...

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  • National Hockey League awards roundup: McDavid steals show
National Hockey League awards roundup: McDavid steals show

Finalists: Connor McDavid , C, Edmonton (5-2); Sidney Crosby , C, Pittsburgh (4-1); Sergei Bobrovsky , G, Columbus (8-1). Bettman also says he doesn't believe anything is "amiss" with the Chicago Blackhawks and Marian Hossa , who won't play next season because of side effects to medication for a progressive skin disorder.

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  • Saudi Arabia: No Negotiations with Qatar over Demands
Saudi Arabia: No Negotiations with Qatar over Demands

Qatar has denied the accusations and called the collective decision "unjustified". Recently back from his first trip overseas to Saudi Arabia , President Donald Trump also has weighed in on the Qatar crisis, albeit in a way that contrasted his views with those of his secretary of state.

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  • Stats man Emre Can expecting Mohamed Salah to be an Anfield success
Stats man Emre Can expecting Mohamed Salah to be an Anfield success

I think he will be a very good player for Liverpool '. An ideal system is already in place at Liverpool for Salah to thrive under his new manager and finally make a name for himself in the Premier League three-and-a-half years down the line.

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  • Russell Westbrook's 'MVP' Air Jordan 31
Russell Westbrook's 'MVP' Air Jordan 31

In Oklahoma City's five-game first-round loss to Houston, Westbrook averaged a triple-double. Beating out the likes of James Harden and Kawhi Leonard for the award, the Oklahoma City point guard won, in convincing fashion, the MVP trophy after averaging a triple-double the entire National Basketball Association season.

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