Diego Costa set to leave Premier League Champions Chelsea

Costa was asked about a possible return to Atletico Madrid , who he helped to win the 2014 Primera Liga title, but who are unable to make any signings this summer because of a Federation Internationale de Football Association ban. Costa's career at ... More..

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Champions League: Linfield in line for Celtic showdown
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Champions League: Linfield in line for Celtic showdown

La Fiorita of San Marino. There is general agreement the game could not possibly go ahead on the latter date which represents the focal point of the marching season but Celtic are apparently willing to play...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Nowell scores brace as clinical Lions tame Chiefs

In his column after the Chiefs game, former All Black Richard Loe wrote about his view that the Lions players "don't seem to be as agile as our players from 10 through to 15", going on to quip at the outs...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Andy Murray to donate winnings to Grenfell Tower victims

Thompson, who has lost all four of his previous grass-court matches, struck 12 aces and saved all three break points he faced to hand Murray his first opening-round loss at Queen's Club since 2006. " He serve...More..

Konta rallies to down Tsurenko
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Konta rallies to down Tsurenko

The 27-year-old called for the doctor early in the second set. Konta will face thee victor of the all-American match between Coco Vandeweghe and Christina McHale . Kvitova made her comeback at the French Ope...More..

Stanley Cup Final: Penguins on cusp of repeat after clinic
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Stanley Cup Final: Penguins on cusp of repeat after clinic

Crosby responded with his best game yet, assisting on a trio of goals and mixing it up with Subban in a gritty performance. The Pittsburgh Penguins will stick with Matt Murray for Game 5 of the Stanley C...More..

Chicago Bulls: 3 potential consequences of trading Jimmy Butler
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Chicago Bulls: 3 potential consequences of trading Jimmy Butler

First, it was reported Monday the Boston Celtics have interest in flipping the No. 3 pick for the Bulls forward. Jimmy Butler speculation has buzzed anew since news broke Friday that the Celtics and 76...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Russia eases to 2-0 Confederations Cup win over New Zealand

New Zealand failed to recover in the second half and they were totally outclassed as Russian Federation chased a potential landslide. Russia's Fedor Smolov , center, celebrates after scoring his side's se...More..

Pakistan soar to 338 with Zaman's maiden ton
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Pakistan soar to 338 with Zaman's maiden ton

Fakhar Zaman's maiden one-day worldwide hundred laid the foundations for Pakistan's formidable total of 338-4. India was then routed for 158 in the 31st over. Fellow opener Azhar survived run out chances...More..

Ward, Kovalev do it again in light heavyweight title bout
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Ward, Kovalev do it again in light heavyweight title bout

Close round I give it to Kovalev . "I am looking forward to making a statement in this fight and answering any questions that may be out there and removing any doubt that may be out there, so I'm excited"...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Morata ready to snub Manchester United for reunion with Conte at Chelsea

Morata has been heavily linked with a transfer to Manchester United in recent days as Jose Mourinho looks to bolster his squad at Old Trafford. The reports say that Roman Abramovich has given his nod to the...More..

Sabres acquire D Nathan Beaulieu in trade with Canadiens
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Sabres acquire D Nathan Beaulieu in trade with Canadiens

With Montreal facing elimination in game six of their series against the New York Rangers in the 2017 National Hockey League playoffs, Beaulieu was named as a healthy scratch. Beaulieu has played in parts of ...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Scherzer strikes out 10, leads Nationals over Mets 7-2

Washington is 6-0 in Queens this year - part of an impressive 24-12 mark on the road - and has won 12 of 16 at the Mets' home ballpark since the start of last season. Max Scherzer struck out 10 over eight ma...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Warriors' Game 5 win wraps up highly-watched NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant hoists the Larry O'Brien Trophy after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers in game five of the 2017 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena. The Warriors aren't going anywher...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Fleetwood, Harman trade birdies at 15 at US Open

The Open always has been defined by its length, narrow fairways, hard rough and fast greens. In fact, it's wide-open going into the final round. Brian Harman has a one-shot advantage at 12 under atop a crow...More..

FIFA panel invites debate on 'radical' 60-minute game clock
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

FIFA panel invites debate on 'radical' 60-minute game clock

Some of the age old rules of football could soon be scrapped by law makers who are proposing some radical changes to the way the attractive game is played. One of the proposals already being tested at the Confe...More..

Tim Hague, UFC fighter turned boxer, dies at 33
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Tim Hague, UFC fighter turned boxer, dies at 33

The MMA star-turned-boxer is now fighting for his life after he was knocked out cold by Adam Braidwood in the second round of their match leaving him brain dead. On June 16, Hague boxed former Canadian Footba...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Claudio Bravo won't return from injury for Chile's Confederations Cup opener

Right on half time, Chile thought they had taken the lead when Vargas slotted past Cameroon goalkeeper Fabrice Ondoa, only for the video review to rule it out for offside. Cameroon was under pressure im...More..

Browns' Myles Garrett has sprained left foot, should be ready for camp
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Browns' Myles Garrett has sprained left foot, should be ready for camp

The top pick in this year's NFL Draft could be slowed down for the remainder of the summer, if not longer. He was spotted at Cleveland Hopkins Airport on June 16 wearing a walking boot on his left foot . "It...More..

Russian Federation set for World Cup stress test in Confed Cup
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Russian Federation set for World Cup stress test in Confed Cup

Taking place a year ahead of the 2018 World Cup , the 2017 Confederations Cup will serve as a dress rehearsal for host national Russian Federation, but also several other sides who could be serious candidate...More..

Russian Federation opens Confederations Cup with uninspiring win over New Zealand
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Russian Federation opens Confederations Cup with uninspiring win over New Zealand

Russian Federation scored on both sides of halftime to secure a 2-0 win over New Zealand in Saint Petersburg , a performance that won't exactly have the other two teams in Group A, powers Portugal and Mexic...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Oakland triumphant as parade set to celebrate NBA's Warriors

CNBC sports personality Josh Brown reported on Twitter early this morning that the entire Golden State Warriors have unanimously agreed not to partake in the traditional White House visit, due to their opp...More..

Lopez to face Pouille in Stuttgart final
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Lopez to face Pouille in Stuttgart final

In the semi-final he meets Ivo Karlovic , a 6-4 6-4 victor over Daniel Medvedev. Lucas Pouille joins Lopez in the final four as he beat Philipp Kohlschreiber, 6-4, 2-6, 6-3. Pouille, who was given a wild c...More..

Flames trade for goalie Mike Smith prior to trade freeze
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Flames trade for goalie Mike Smith prior to trade freeze

Online reports suggested the Coyotes might retain some of Smith's salary in the exchange but that aspect has not been confirmed. But the Flames are banking on Smith's numbers being reflective of Arizona's belea...More..

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Bottom-ranked Pakistan first in final

Trevor Bayliss is confident England will reach their peak for the 2019 World Cup despite their crushing Champions Trophy disappointment. Since their woeful first-round exit at the 2015 edition, England h...More..

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Fans at parade cheer on Penguins for Stanley Cup win

If you were born in one of the nearby communities, from Elizabeth to Beaver Falls to Zelienople to Eighty Four, you are one. An estimated 650,000 supporters lined the streets for the victory parade . "It's b...More..

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Trump to announce plan to stop cash flow to Cuban military

The main targets are Cuba's military - and wannabe American tourists. Those who wish to travel to the island should book trips through the groups that are sanctioned by Treasury Department's Office of Foreign...More..

Former UFC Champ Matt Hughes Injured in Accident Following Collision with Train
by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Former UFC Champ Matt Hughes Injured in Accident Following Collision with Train

White said a truck Hughes was in collided with a moving train earlier today (June 16). Hughes was seriously injured and airlifted to HSHS St. John's Hospital. Hughes, 43, was a two-time All-American wrestle...More..

Leeds bring in ex-Barça player Thomas Christiansen as coach
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Leeds bring in ex-Barça player Thomas Christiansen as coach

Last season, Christiansen guided the Cypriot champions to the last-16 of the Europa League where they lost to Anderlecht. The ambitious manager shocked the Elland Road faithful by resigning from the Cham...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Video Surfaces Of Conor McGregor Getting Schooled By Pro Boxer

McGregor is a tough competitor. I've seen it happen. Mainstream sports fans set social media afire wanting this. "I can honestly say I'm a fan". "(Mayweather) finished the Pacquiao fight - Wednesday he wa...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

What's in a name? Ask Paulina Gretzky

Open on Tuesday. There has been a lot made of the rough at Erin Hills, with Kevin Na in particular showing his disdain for what happens when you miss the short stuff, there is a premium for finding fairways ...More..

Greg Robinson:
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Greg Robinson: "Really refreshing" to get a fresh start

Los Angeles declined Robinson's fifth-year option, making him a free agent at the end of the 2017 season. The signing of veteran left tackle Andrew Whitworth this winter prompted the Rams to move Robinson...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Trump previously warned of 'constitutional crisis' if sitting president faced investigation

Trump expressed frustration Thursday at the prospect of that review, again taking to Twitter to denounce the probe as a "witch hunt", and complaining that Hillary Clinton should be the subject of a Russia-r...More..

French Open takeaways: Ostapenko's fearlessness ruled the day
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

French Open takeaways: Ostapenko's fearlessness ruled the day

The incredibly powerful hitting that had been a staple of Ostapenko's run to the final was evident from the very first game. "I would be surprised if she came out and hit winners all over the court like she has...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Hamilton: Canadian GP "a great blow to Ferrari"

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton (44), of Britain, leads the pack at the start at the Canadian Grand Prix auto race Sunday, June 11, 2017, in Montreal . 'The imagination going into the race was of course a di...More..

Donnarumma will leave Milan, Real offering big wages
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Donnarumma will leave Milan, Real offering big wages

Now Milan have only two ways - either to show integrity and keep Donnarumma to the end of the contract, either before the closure of the summer transfer window to sell the goalkeeper in order not to lose him ...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Unseeded, just 20, Ostapenko wins French Open for 1st title

World number 47 Ostapenko is the first unseeded player to lift the Roland Garros title in the Open era and the first Latvian major champion in history. A forehand down the line brought up Ostapenko's 36th vic...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Swedes end Japan's America's Cup title shot

They now wait to see who emerges from the other side of the draw with Sweden winning three races on Friday to lead Japan 4-3. The victor of this series moves on to face two-time defending champion Oracle Team...More..

Roger Federer sports new haircut as he returns from two-month absence
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Roger Federer sports new haircut as he returns from two-month absence

As great as Haas played, kicking up so much chalk on his serves they may have had to repaint the lines in between matches, the story was obviously Federer's uncharacteristic performance in his much-heralded r...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

But this year, the team has chose to forgo visiting the White House, according to CNBC analyst Josh Brown . Steve Kerr and Stephen Curry have also voiced their disapproval of President Trump but for now, a...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

James spectacular again, but his efforts not enough for Cavs

He contributed 39 points, seven rebounds and five assists in the 129-120 game-five title clincher, claiming his first National Basketball Association title as the Warriors' won their second in three seaso...More..

Golfers get in final practice shots at US Open at Erin Hills
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Golfers get in final practice shots at US Open at Erin Hills

Like any other player at the U.S. Open , Roberto Diaz is using the practice rounds to check out the rough and the greens and to find out where he can be aggressive and where to be patient. And there are four...More..

England crumble to 211 all out against Pakistan
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

England crumble to 211 all out against Pakistan

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli has promised there will be no let-up from the holders when they face Bangladesh in the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy at Edgbaston on Thursday. England captain E...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Texas congressman's staffer among those wounded in shooting

Flake says Scalise was playing second base at a congressional baseball practice when he was shot by a man standing off the third-base side of the field. Scalise and an unspecified number of aides and police off...More..

Djokovic makes winning French Open start on Agassi's watch
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Djokovic makes winning French Open start on Agassi's watch

The unseeded Haase defeated Australian teenager Alex De Minaur 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 in his first round match on Sunday. The second set was also the problem for Nadal , who raced to the lead by taking the openin...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Twins draft California prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No. 1

In the end, they selected California high school shortstop Royce Lewis , a compromise selection in some regard. “He checked all the boxes for us.”. That's the most frustrating part about the MLB Draft - unl...More..

Kerr not well yet, but hasn't ruled himself out for Game 1
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Kerr not well yet, but hasn't ruled himself out for Game 1

The Cavs have been flawless on the road this postseason, winning their last three games by an average of 30 points. James has called Golden State a "juggernaut" but the Warriors aren't buying all that tal...More..

Sharma, Dhawan star in commanding win over Pakistan
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Sharma, Dhawan star in commanding win over Pakistan

After a stable but steady start provided by the opening pair of Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma , India failed to press the accelerator in part because of disruptions caused by the frequent rain at Edgbas...More..

Marty Banks gives Highlanders thrilling win over British and Irish Lions
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Marty Banks gives Highlanders thrilling win over British and Irish Lions

The Highlanders played the game at a dizzying pace which at times seemed to stretch the Lions , though the tourists also produced their best attacking play of the tour in scoring three tries to two. Waisak...More..

Mets apologize after Mr. Met's obscene gesture at fans
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Mets apologize after Mr. Met's obscene gesture at fans

And with Wheeler throwing hard, the Brewers went after the first pitch and a fastball they could not miss. "To have him back swinging good is a big sign for our offense". "I thought he was trying to mimic Br...More..