• Denver Post writer fired after expressing discomfort at Japanese Indy 500 victor
Denver Post writer fired after expressing discomfort at Japanese Indy 500 victor

A red flag stopped action for 19 minutes to fix the barrier and catch fencing in the short chute between Turns 1 and 2. "But you always learn something from those situations, and this time we proved we had what it takes". The Spanish driver had lead 27 of the 200 laps at Indianapolis , and his race retirement resulted in a standing ovation from th...

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  • Sead Kolasinac: Arsenal to sign Bosnian defender from Schalke
Sead Kolasinac: Arsenal to sign Bosnian defender from Schalke

The German-born defender operates at left-back and his arrival will throw into doubt the future of Kieran Gibbs , who has yet to negotiate fresh terms at the Emirates Stadium. However, he becomes the Gunners' first signing of the summer in what is expected to be a busy one from the club after they dropped out of the top four in 2016/17.

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  • Keidel: Are Warriors Just Too Much For Cavs?
Keidel: Are Warriors Just Too Much For Cavs?

The Warriors need only two wins to become the first unbeaten playoff champions in NBA history, but after losing to the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history past year when Cleveland won from 3-1 down, Kerr isn't taking anything for granted.

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  • Tiger Woods new jail video released after DUI arrest
Tiger Woods new jail video released after DUI arrest

The female officer has to repeatedly tell him to blow into the breathalyzer so she can get an accurate reading. "There are so many comments, and so many opinions, and they're just so unfair and very disrespectful in my opinion", said Kaymer.

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  • NBA Finals Game 2 produces five percent jump in ratings from 2016
NBA Finals Game 2 produces five percent jump in ratings from 2016

The Golden State Warriors are on the verge of an American major sports league record after handing the Cleveland Cavaliers another heavy defeat to go 2-0 up in the NBA Finals . Kerr praised his shooting guard for his defense, ball handling and passing in Game 1, and compared Thompson to a baseball player who had gone 0-for-4, but was hitting l...

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  • One of our worst bowling displays says Steve Smith
One of our worst bowling displays says Steve Smith

Kane Williamson scored his ninth ODI century and Luke Ronchi also made the most of a modest bowling job by Australia's pace trio of Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins. Now one win against either of the trans-Tasman duo will see Group A leaders England into the semi-finals. Australia had just one warm-up match since arriving i...

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  • Subban trolls Crosby, bringing bag of mouthwash
Subban trolls Crosby, bringing bag of mouthwash

Bonino was initially hurt when he blocked a slap shot form P.K. Subban in the first period of Game 2 Wednesday. He deserves a more luxurious spot after scoring the decisive goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday in the 4-1 victory that brought the Stanley Cup Final even at two games each.

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  • Nadal, Djokovic can set up French Open semifinal showdown
Nadal, Djokovic can set up French Open semifinal showdown

Svitolina dealt with sudden pain in her back about a half-hour before her match and said she panicked. "I said after the last match that what's important is what you're thinking right before the following point". "It was hard conditions -pretty windy out there". "I couldn't do anything first set, but I tried to play a little more heavy and a li...

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  • Predators fans pack Nashville ahead of Stanley Cup Final Game 4
Predators fans pack Nashville ahead of Stanley Cup Final Game 4

Unlike Saturday when an early Penguins goal ever so briefly silenced the crowd, the Predators struck first when Calle Jarnkrok scored with five minutes, nine seconds remaining in the first period. "But, they're going to have to find a way to, again, up their level of emotion in Game 4". Former NBA star and TV commentator Charles Barkley also w...

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  • Jason Whitlock's FS1 colleague calls his LeBron James comments 'dumb and reckless'
Jason Whitlock's FS1 colleague calls his LeBron James comments 'dumb and reckless'

Whitlock went on to say that James was a liar who does not feel the effects of racism in America because of his huge wealth. "Racism is an issue in America", Whitlock said. "Let's rebuild our communities not talk down on 'em". Bennett's overriding point seems to be that Whitlock believes that African-Americans with money (including Whitlock) are ...

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  • Australia will be ready for England showdown: Smith
Australia will be ready for England showdown: Smith

Clouds hover over The Oval during the clash between Australia and Bangladesh . "It's disappointing not to get a win but can't do much about the weather and we can't control that". To be fair it was raining reasonably hard when we did come off. However, if that match is also washed out they could still theoretically join England in going thro...

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  • Bryce Harper Starts Massive Brawl During Nationals & Giants Game
Bryce Harper Starts Massive Brawl During Nationals & Giants Game

Their brawl in the eighth inning enlivened an otherwise tiresome game in which Matt Moore mostly held down the NL's most potent lineup for seven innings yet the Giants failed to score against right-hander Tanner Roark . "Especially when it's somebody that's in the past", Harper said , per MASN's Mark Zuckerman . They're the same age, they entere...

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  • Three things to watch out for at the French Open on Monday
Three things to watch out for at the French Open on Monday

The third-seeded Swiss next plays No. 7 Marin Cilic of Croatia. Cilic was leading 6-3, 3-0 on Court Suzanne Lenglen when Anderson quit. The third-seeded Swiss, the French Open champion in 2015, will face 15th-seeded Gael Monfils. "I played really well the whole match". If Croatia's Petra Martic beats Ukraine's Elina Svitolina, the fifth seed,...

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  • Pekka Rinne: Pekka Rinne makes 23 saves in Preds' victory
Pekka Rinne: Pekka Rinne makes 23 saves in Preds' victory

Nashville will tie the series at two games apiece if they win Game 4 at Bridgestone Arena . I felt good enough to play, and I was happy with how my body held up last season. Charles Barkley has taken advantage of a day off in the NBA Finals and accepted NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman's invitation to come watch the Stanley Cup Final in person.

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  • Saudi Arabia revokes license of Qatar Airways, offices to close
Saudi Arabia revokes license of Qatar Airways, offices to close

The Arab world's biggest powers cut ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of support for Islamist militants and Iran. " Qatar Airways has suspended all flights to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ", the airline stated. Libya, Yemen and the Maldives also severed ties with Qatar on the same day. Thus, it generally refrains from criticism of Iran's ...

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  • Warriors All-82 podcast: Will this Finals series get back to Oracle?
Warriors All-82 podcast: Will this Finals series get back to Oracle?

Durant liked the aggressiveness he saw from Thompson at the offensive end. "It was great to see him out there feeling better, enjoying his job again". Curry provided Kerr more than a glimpse of his greatness from up close after the coach had been watching games from the locker room while speaking to his players beforehand and at halftime.

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  • Champions Trophy 2nd Match: Rain spoils New Zealand and Australia's epic showdown
Champions Trophy 2nd Match: Rain spoils New Zealand and Australia's epic showdown

Criticising his pace bowlers, who allowed New Zealand to get off to a flyer with captain Kane Williamson leading the way with 100, Smith said "we did not bowl well at all". "So we perhaps got away with one ". The arrival of Ross Taylor and some tidy bowling from Travis Head combined to slow down the New Zealand charge before Taylor departed ...

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  • Arda Turan's agent rules out midfielder exit from Barcelona amid Arsenal links
Arda Turan's agent rules out midfielder exit from Barcelona amid Arsenal links

The Spanish right back came through the La Masia youth system at Barcelona and rumours have been rife about his return to the Camp Nou for some time. There are doubts however from Barcelona . Arsenal could negotiate a lesser fee for Turan's services though and having Bellerin has part of a deal would make it more financially appealing for ...

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  • Red Sox starter Eduardo Rodriguez to go on DL
Red Sox starter Eduardo Rodriguez to go on DL

Jackie Bradley Jr. provided a 2-0 lead with a two-out, bases loaded single in the first. Like Sale, Tillman is coming off a rocky and abbreviated outing, lasting only 2 2/3 innings while yielding five runs and seven hits - three homers - in a loss to the New York Yankees .

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  • Cavaliers must keep daring Warriors role players to beat them
Cavaliers must keep daring Warriors role players to beat them

The Warriors overcame 20 turnovers and a triple-double by LeBron James on their way to the emphatic victory. "We're young. We're hungry". We don't throw away Jordan's Bulls despite the ugly, hyper-physical style everyone played then. It's not a big deal, except to the hardworking NBA PR staff which, at the last minute, had to scramble to accomm...

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