• Champions Trophy: Bangladesh opt to bat against Australia
Champions Trophy: Bangladesh opt to bat against Australia

While Bangladesh slumped to an eight-wicket defeat against hosts England in the tournament opener, Australia's first match against New Zealand was largely affected by rain before it was eventually abandoned, and both the Trans-Tasman rivals earned a point each.

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  • Penguins expect Schultz, Hornqvist back for game seven
Penguins expect Schultz, Hornqvist back for game seven

OTTAWA-Before Game 6 of the Eastern Conference final, a handful of Pittsburgh Penguins were playing soccer: Bryan Rust , Nick Bonino , Evgeni Malkin , Sidney Crosby . "I think I could have scored two or three goals tonight". "I thought we played a real good game", said Penguins coach Mike Sullivan . "That's what we did (Tuesday)".

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  • Peter Laviolette asks Preds' fans not to throw anything onto ice
Peter Laviolette asks Preds' fans not to throw anything onto ice

Rinne made a spectacular diving save midway through the second to keep the score 2-1, foiling Jake Guentzel by knocking the puck out of the crease just before it crossed the goal line. Josi, who has six goals in these playoffs, had three points in the second period Saturday night with a goal and two assists. Pittsburgh leads Nashville 7-6 in...

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  • Conte defends Victor Moses over FA Cup red card
Conte defends Victor Moses over FA Cup red card

The 2-1 victory over London rivals and newly-crowned Premier League champions Chelsea came courtesy of a controversial Alexis Sanchez opener on five minutes, with Aaron Ramsey then heading Arsenal back ahead three minutes after Diego Costa's deflected equaliser.

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  • LeBron James asks reporter 'Are you a smart guy?'
LeBron James asks reporter 'Are you a smart guy?'

All that triple-double, his NBA Finals record-tying eighth, got him and the Cavs was a 14-point deficit going into the final quarter. But the Warriors had the answer as sharp-shooting guard Stephen Curry stepped up with a triple-double of his own - 32 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists , while also committing eight turnovers.

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  • It Took Just Over Three Minutes for Pittsburgh to Obliterate Nashville
It Took Just Over Three Minutes for Pittsburgh to Obliterate Nashville

Nashville posted a 16.3 local rating, the market's second-best ever for a Predators game on NBCSN, trailing only Game 6 vs. Anaheim in the Western Conference final (16.5) last month. Jake Guentzel attempts a shot against Predators' goalie Pekka Rinne in the Stanley Cup Finals . Pittsburgh coach Mike Sullivan is shuffling his lines for Ga...

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  • Manchester feels the love with Ariana Grande's charity concert
Manchester feels the love with Ariana Grande's charity concert

Fans flocked to the Old Trafford cricket ground for the concert, some posing with police officers while supermarket staff handed out free snacks. On the verge of tears, she then went into an incredibly poignant version of Over the Rainbow to close the show.

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  • Lewis Hamilton feels Ferrari wanted Sebastian Vettel to win Monaco Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton feels Ferrari wanted Sebastian Vettel to win Monaco Grand Prix

Hamilton subsequently suggested that Ferrari's tactics provided the most obvious evidence yet that Vettel is being given preferential treatment by the Italian constructor this season. When he came back out, Vettel was in front of Raikkonen while Ricciardo - second here previous year - had jumped ahead of Bottas. "We've definitely got to im...

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  • One Love Manchester Concert Had More Than 10 Million Viewers
One Love Manchester Concert Had More Than 10 Million Viewers

According to ABC News , the funds raised from the benefit for the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund totaled almost $ 9 million so far, and donations are still coming in. The concert was confirmed last week on a Twitter post by the singer. Performing her hits Roar and Part of Me at the benefit concert, Perry also spoke emotionally to the cr...

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  • 6th grader advances to final round of National Spelling Bee
6th grader advances to final round of National Spelling Bee

Only 40 spellers moved on to Thursday's final rounds. Ask an adult to spell the word "nyctinasty" under the glare of the spotlight at the Scripps National Spelling Bee and it might not be pretty. Spellers are competing for a trophy and more than $40,000 in cash and prizes. A sixth grader at Winston Churchill Middle School and a first-timer at t...

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  • Ariana Grande concert raised $3.5M for Manchester charity
Ariana Grande concert raised $3.5M for Manchester charity

Ariana also took to the stage with Parrs Wood High School Choir to sing a powerful and emotional version of her hit single My Everything . She told the audience, " Manchester , we're gonna be all right". Despite the Saturday attack in London, some 50,000 fans poured in for One Love Manchester , defying the enemy and joining in tears and joy. ...

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  • LeBron James struggles to find any positives after another big defeat
LeBron James struggles to find any positives after another big defeat

The best-of-seven series shifts to Cleveland for two games, with Game 3 Wednesday. News that the pain and headaches that kept the coach away from the team for the first 43 games of last season had returned in April shocked fans in the Bay Area, where Kerr is a beloved figure.

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  • Warriors Put Game In Overdrive And Blowout Cavs
Warriors Put Game In Overdrive And Blowout Cavs

Fortunately for the Warriors , he's back after one Finals game. They don't have enough to cover that up, not against the Warriors . Klay Thompson couldn't shoot the ball in Game 1 - it didn't matter. Kyrie Irving scored 24 points in the opener and Love had a big day in Game 2, but starters Tristan Thompson and J.R. Smith have been almost invis...

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  • LeBron James and Kevin Durant secretly recorded a hip-hop song?
LeBron James and Kevin Durant secretly recorded a hip-hop song?

Both players have acknowledged the existence of the track, but there aren't any plans for the track to be released to the public. Durant (who you may remember from the Based God's Curse ) and James (who you may know because he is extremely famous ) are now opposing each other in the NBA Finals but many anonymous sources have recently reveal...

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  • Nashville rolls into Stanley Cup Finals
Nashville rolls into Stanley Cup Finals

The "other" team to which Carlyle was referring is Pittsburgh. But, that hasn't stopped them from sweeping the Chicago Blackhawks , grinding out a 4-2 series against the St. However, things went dry from there. Nashville answered when Austin Watson's shot deflected off Brandon Montour past Jonathan Bernier to open the scoring just 81 secon...

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  • NBA star LeBron James' property in LA vandalized with racial slur
NBA star LeBron James' property in LA vandalized with racial slur

National Basketball Association superstar LeBron James' Los Angeles home was vandalised with a racial slur, police said on Wednesday, a day before the Cleveland Cavaliers player was set to take the court in the first game of the National Basketball Association finals .

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  • Warriors will way to win
Warriors will way to win

Kevin Durant scored a game-high 33 points while Stephen Curry unleashed his first NBA Finals triple double with 32 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists to power the Warriors , who set an playoff win streak record of 14 games. While James has delivered - he had a triple-double Sunday night in Game 2 - it hasn't been almost enough against th...

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  • Will throw up something new in Champions Trophy: Ashwin
Will throw up something new in Champions Trophy: Ashwin

Kohli, incidentally, will return to England for the first time after his disastrous outing in England three years ago. We have just played a very good series in the West Indies, where the players performed very well. We had the best fielding side back then. One of the biggest takeaways from 2013 Champions Trophy is opening partnership of Shikha...

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  • Fans stay after downpour at Coca-Cola 600
Fans stay after downpour at Coca-Cola 600

Martin Truex Jr . - who won the race here a year ago with the most dominant run in NASCAR history - was leading, followed by Jimmie Johnson and Kyle Larson . It was simply not meant to be this week for Kyle Larson, who was the points leader heading into the race. Johnson limped home in 17th. Brad Keselowski attempted to brake and steer cle...

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  • Motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden dies from injuries sustained in bicycle crash
Motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden dies from injuries sustained in bicycle crash

He was rushed to the intensive care unit at Cesena's Bufalini Hospital, where medical staff confirmed he had died on Monday. Riding for Repsol Honda, Hayden clinched the championship in dramatic style, taking advantage of a crash from Rossi, who had an eight-point lead heading into the final race on the final day of the season.

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