• CAS dismiss Sagan appeal against Tour disqualification
CAS dismiss Sagan appeal against Tour disqualification

Speaking to journalists on Wednesday morning, Sagan said he didn't agree with the sanction but had accepted it. Team Sky and Froome were spared the work of leading the peloton once again as the sprint teams took responsibility for chasing down the breakaway, finally making the catch inside the last three kilometres.

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  • Wimbledon 2017: Johanna Konta enjoys British success while Andy Murray wants more
Wimbledon 2017: Johanna Konta enjoys British success while Andy Murray wants more

He will play after fellow Briton Johanna Konta , who is locked in a long third set against Croatian player Donna Vekic . "That was definitely one of the most epic matches I have been a part of", she said. This crowd was expecting her to win. But world number one Murray said British talent should not just limit their sights on making it throug...

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  • Lionel Messi agrees to 3-year extension with Barcelona
Lionel Messi agrees to 3-year extension with Barcelona

Barcelona have handed Lionel Messi a new contract, tying the Argentinian wizard to the club for four more years and pumping his weekly wage up to an eye-watering £500,000. But that wait is finally over with the player ready to tie his future to the club he joined as a 13-year-old. As per goal.com, was set to return to the Catalan capital with hi...

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  • Dodgers' Wood fans 10 D-backs, improves to 10-0
Dodgers' Wood fans 10 D-backs, improves to 10-0

Kershaw allowed two hits and lowered his ERA to 2.19 and his WHIP to 0.89 on Tuesday. The Diamondbacks, having just won a crucial series against the Colorado Rockies, now head to Los Angeles to face off against the National League (NL) West-leading Dodgers .

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  • Andy Murray vs. Fabio Fognini 2017 Wimbledon Pick, Odds, Prediction
Andy Murray vs. Fabio Fognini 2017 Wimbledon Pick, Odds, Prediction

Murray also confirmed his injured hip was not an issue against Brown and remains confident it won't be going forward in the tournament. I wouldn't say this is the target, to get five. As Murray's groundstrokes cranked up the pressure, the underdog eventually surrendered the break tamely with a double-fault, leaving the home favourite to serve out e...

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  • Jefferson to return to Cavs; Jones' status uncertain
Jefferson to return to Cavs; Jones' status uncertain

Jefferson signed a three-year deal for about $7.6 millions last year, and will be making $2.5 next season, it would have been hard for the baller to walk away and leave that guaranteed money on the table, especially since it's recently been revealed that his former business manager allegedly defrauded the National Basketball Association star...

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  • Kevin Durant Agrees to Two-Year, $53M Deal With Warriors
Kevin Durant Agrees to Two-Year, $53M Deal With Warriors

Sources informed ESPN that Crawford would seek a buyout and the Warriors would be the front-runners for his services if they still possessed the taxpayer midlevel exception of $5.2 million. Curry earned $44m (£34m) during the last four seasons but will now average $40.2m (£31m) a season during the next five. Len is young, athletic and will shine ...

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  • ACA cancels Australia A's tour of South Africa
ACA cancels Australia A's tour of South Africa

ACA repeated its call for CA to attend meditation - a move the governing body has rejected. "Please go behind closed doors and sort this in private", he urged Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA). Jason Behrendorff has sacrificed an Australia A tour. However, when the members of the 19-man touring party discussed t...

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  • Young Medvedev knocked three grand slam champion Wawrinka in the first round
Young Medvedev knocked three grand slam champion Wawrinka in the first round

After the match, Medvedev was clearly delighted to have secured the biggest win of his young career. The top seed and world number one downed Kazakh lucky loser Alexander Bublik 6-1, 6-4, 6-2, showing little sign of the hip problem which plagued him in the build-up.

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  • Indians manager Terry Francona still hospitalized, will miss 'a few more days'
Indians manager Terry Francona still hospitalized, will miss 'a few more days'

Antonetti could not confirm that Francona would be back tonight, but expects him to manage the American League in the All-Star Game on Tuesday in Miami. "We haven't made any sort of decisions or determinations on that", he said. I don't think today changes that in any way. Following the break, the Indians open a six-game trip in Oakland.

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  • Valentina Shevchenko Vows To Finish Amanda Nunes
Valentina Shevchenko Vows To Finish Amanda Nunes

She is effective because she fights in bursts, but these bursts require a great deal of energy; and whereas McGregor at least demonstrated his ability to fight despite his tank running empty in the Nate Diaz rematch, Nunes has collapsed entirely throughout her career, with all but one of her losses coming in the second and third rounds.

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  • Supreme Court Ruling Sees Rangers Lose Landmark Tax Case
Supreme Court Ruling Sees Rangers Lose Landmark Tax Case

HMRC had argued earnings should have been taxable. THE TAX SCANDAL OF AVOIDED PAYMENTS by Rangers Football Club has finally reached its conclusion over 16 years since the club began using an illegal payment mechanism . He said: "It gives HMRC the authority to pursue them for income tax without the need to embark on a further series of legal act...

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  • Dion Waiters Finalizing New 4-Year Contract With Miami Heat
Dion Waiters Finalizing New 4-Year Contract With Miami Heat

When Steve Mills was Knicks president for a five-month stint during the 2013-14 season, he made a bid to trade for Syracuse product Dion Waiters , who then was with the Cavaliers. The latest reported Knicks target is a former Syracuse stud dogged by underachieving in the National Basketball Association but also coming off a career year in Mia...

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  • Four Britons make Wimbledon third round for first time in 20 years
Four Britons make Wimbledon third round for first time in 20 years

But he has lost only 14 games so far, seven in each of his opening two matches at the All England Club. Williams next faces Japan's Naomi Osaka, who ousted Czech 22nd seed Barbora Strycova . Cilic most impressive in defeating risky grasscourter Florian Mayer 7-6 (7-2) 6-4 7-5, while Tsonga banished wily Italian veteran Simone Bolelli 6-2 7-5 6-2 ...

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  • Connor McDavid Signs Contract Extension With Oilers
Connor McDavid Signs Contract Extension With Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers made official Wednesday what many had been predicting in recent weeks, making Connor McDavid the highest-paid player in National Hockey League history with an eight-year, $ 100 million contract extension. Thus McDavid will be under contract as an Oiler for the next 9 seasons. "Day 1 of being an Oiler, there was a lot of q...

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  • Dak Prescott accused of using machine to autograph memorobilia
Dak Prescott accused of using machine to autograph memorobilia

Grad said that the lack of natural flow associated with organic signatures led to his belief that the signatures were done by autopen, a machine that has been used by politicians to sign documents in bulk since the 1950s. It's still his name at the end of the day, though. Below, are two cards supposedly signed by hand by Prescott, one of which is...

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  • Joel Embiid said 'F
Joel Embiid said 'F

The Ball family docuseries has the potential to be a big-time headline-grabber for Facebook . Facebook has green-lit a documentary series that will focus on the Ball family . Liangelo and LaMelo are stand-outs at Chino Hills High School. The series has yet to be titled and we don't have the number of episodes that will be produced.

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  • All eyes are on Portstewart for start of the Irish Open
All eyes are on Portstewart for start of the Irish Open

McIlroy hasn't won - or seriously contended at - a major since capturing the 2014 U.S. PGA Championship. However, it was not the nature of what was said by the Australian, who has lived most of his life in Houston, but that it was said by a fellow player and also a fellow victor of the PGA Championship.

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  • Cowboys LB Damien Wilson Arrested For Assault With Deadly Weapon
Cowboys LB Damien Wilson Arrested For Assault With Deadly Weapon

Wilson, 24, was taken to Frisco jail and posted $20,000 bond ($10,000 for each charge) on either Tuesday night or Wednesday morning, Chandler said. No other details regarding the incident have been made public. The Cowboys have had DL David Irving suspended four games for a PED violation and CB Nolan Carroll was arrested for DUI earlier this offs...

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  • Orthodox Martial Arts Fighter Shot Dead in Boca Raton
Orthodox Martial Arts Fighter Shot Dead in Boca Raton

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office reported that the shooting took place around 10:25 PM Monday in a house in the 22700 block of 65th Terrace. The invaders fled in a vehicle in an unknown direction after the shooting. Silva said her kids were playing outside on the front lawn up until less than an hour before the suspects reportedly entered t...

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