• Bucket list: Earnhardt seeking Coca-Cola 600 victory
Bucket list: Earnhardt seeking Coca-Cola 600 victory

I think the No. 17 (Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.) spun the tires really bad in front of us and I went from I don't know the third or fourth row to way back. Harvick dealt with a loose-fitting wheel much of the first 200 laps to fall a lap down, then slipped on some slick fluid laid down by Ty Dillon to fall back further.

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  • Comebacks _ on both sides _ happening for Game 2
Comebacks _ on both sides _ happening for Game 2

And for a few moments, it was rough for those of us who cover the team at home and on the road. "Steve's a fighter and for him to be out there when he has a built-in excuse not to because of the incredible pain he's under, it's wonderful", Klay Thompson said after the game.

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  • Jelena Ostapenko in French Open quarters after win over Samantha Stosur
Jelena Ostapenko in French Open quarters after win over Samantha Stosur

The French Open draw has opened up beautifully for Samantha Stosur and she will be looking for a passage through to the quarter-finals when she takes on the unseeded, yet risky Jelena Ostapenko . So it's a match where I'm going to have to play aggressive. It's a tough changing of the guard for Stosur, with the Queenslander defeating Gavrilov...

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  • Cavs' Lue glad Kerr back on Warriors' sideline
Cavs' Lue glad Kerr back on Warriors' sideline

Golden State's head coach missed the first 43 games of the 2015-16 season due to a cerebrospinal fluid leak that was a result of a nicked spinal cord during his first back surgery in July 2015. However, multiple reports from Ramona Shelburne and Marc J. Spears of ESPN are now indicating that Kerr was close to returning for Thursday evening's Game 1...

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  • Rain saves Australia in Champions Trophy wash-out
Rain saves Australia in Champions Trophy wash-out

The 27-year-old New South Welshman has been among the most vocal in the players' ongoing pay dispute with Cricket Australia and judging by this performance that furore might have taken a greater toll on him than first thought. "Let's hope it's rust and let's hope it's gone", said Smith. "Because that was, as I said, was pretty ordinary ". "A...

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  • A quick look at the French Open
A quick look at the French Open

Murray will face the 21st seed John Isner or Russian Karen Khachanov on Monday for a place in the quarter-finals, but suddenly he is looking like he has snapped out of the torpor that has seen him toil to reach the giddy heights of last season.

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  • Third Australian caught up in London attack
Third Australian caught up in London attack

Mrs May said they were "worn only to spread panic and fear". Meanwhile, the mother of a young man injured in the attack said she was still in shock following the "absolutely senseless" attack. Seven people lost their lives in the attack and 48 were wounded or injured, of which 36 remain hospitalized, 21 of them in critical condition. "I commend...

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  • Kevin Durant's dunks leave Cavaliers vowing to toughen up in Game 2
Kevin Durant's dunks leave Cavaliers vowing to toughen up in Game 2

No one else seemed to show up, with the most glaring absences being Tristan Thompson , who had no points and four rebounds and was outplayed at times by Zaza Pachulia, and J.R. Twelve shots were attempted with Thompson the primary defender and only one of those went in and that was a circus three from an off-balance Irving that somehow found t...

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  • PK Subban is pretty confident the Nashville Predators will win Game 3
PK Subban is pretty confident the Nashville Predators will win Game 3

Too busy for Rinne and the rest of the Nashville Predators to keep up with the surging defending Stanley Cup champions. "But you have to put those things behind and focus on the things you can control, and that's Game 3". "We don't talk about the lineup", he said. Puck Daddy. "So, we're going back home . We gotta play a full 60, and we will ne...

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  • Amid shooting slump, Warriors' Thompson making mark in other ways
Amid shooting slump, Warriors' Thompson making mark in other ways

It is what it is. And the decisions that we make during the game, they're always collaborative, so we'll be - I'll be game coaching with Mike and Jarron and Ron and Q and we'll make our decisions together, but it's not really - it's not really that much different.

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  • More than a thousand Juventus fans injured in stampede in Turin
More than a thousand Juventus fans injured in stampede in Turin

With just 10 minutes of the second half remaining, people started rushing out of the centre of Piazza San Carlo, one of the Italian city's main public squares. The square was evacuated so quickly that it was left strewn with hundreds of sneakers ripped off people's feet as they ran. The boy is reportedly in hospital with severe chest and head injur...

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  • Warriors run away from Cavs, again: 3 takeaways from Game 2
Warriors run away from Cavs, again: 3 takeaways from Game 2

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) shakes hands with Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr as Mike Brown , bottom right, watches before Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Warriors and the Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif ., Sunday, June 4, 2017 .

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  • National Football League to discontinue 75-man roster cutdown among other changes
National Football League to discontinue 75-man roster cutdown among other changes

Now this will not free players up to celebrate in ways that the league will deem "offensive" or that delay the game, but this is as close to a purely positive rule change as I can imagine. NFL overtime rules are among the leading rule changes to the league in 2017. Over that same time period, an average of one game a year has ended in a tie.

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  • Warriors beat Cavs to take 2-0 Finals series lead
Warriors beat Cavs to take 2-0 Finals series lead

Steve Kerr has been away from the bench since late April thanks to aftereffects from back surgery, but told Turner Sports' David Alridge on NBA TV that he plans to coach for both Sunday night's Game 2 and the rest of the series . It's not really that much different from what I've been doing the last three years. "When you turn the ball over, ...

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  • India vs Pakistan Result: Indians Start Their Campaign with a Win
India vs Pakistan Result: Indians Start Their Campaign with a Win

India's top-four all made half-centuries and played equally important innings. Top-order batsmen Rohit Sharma (91 runs in 119 balls), skipper Virat Kohli (81 not out), Shikhar Dhawan (68 runs in 65 balls) and Yuvraj Singh (53 runs in 32 balls) were the major contributors to India's cause.

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  • West Virginia beats Maryland 8-5 in NCAA elimination game
West Virginia beats Maryland 8-5 in NCAA elimination game

Kentucky will face the North Carolina State-Indiana victor at 7 p.m. Saturday and the Bobcats (31-27) will face the loser at noon. Blohm surrendered just one hit, but only lasted three innings. Sophomore center fielder Braden Zarbnisky had two hits, two RBIs and two runs scored. Fans can listen to all of WVU's games on the Mountaineer Sports Ne...

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  • Curry, Durant lead Warriors to 2-0 lead with 132-113 rout
Curry, Durant lead Warriors to 2-0 lead with 132-113 rout

How do our experts see the series going? Thompson insisted he didn't need to change much regarding his approach, and his teammates and coaches consistently expressed little concern, pointing to his general contributions to the team's flawless postseason.

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  • Bryce Harper starts brawl after being drilled by pitch
Bryce Harper starts brawl after being drilled by pitch

Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper charged the mound after being plunked by a Hunter Strickland pitch and traded several haymakers with the San Francisco Giants pitcher before players from both sides intervened. Apparently, time hasn't healed their wounds because in a relatively close game, Strickland made a decision to plunk the 2015...

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  • Fight breaks out following Game 2 of the NBA Finals
Fight breaks out following Game 2 of the NBA Finals

The amusing thing (perhaps not for the Cavs) is that it's hard to say who led the way for Golden State on Sunday night. Durant stuffed the stat sheet with 33 points, 13 rebounds , six assists , five blocks and three steals. Here are the ten best moments from the opening game of the 2017 NBA Finals . Conversely, James made it to the Finals just...

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  • Red Sox P Rodriguez (knee) to 10-day DL
Red Sox P Rodriguez (knee) to 10-day DL

The Orioles (29-24) are now looking for their fourth consecutive win, and third of the series, at 7:15 p.m. Saturday against the Red Sox (29-25). Not only did his competitive spirit come out here Sunday at Camden Yards, but also his leadership.

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