Sports

Sports Jazz trade with Nuggets to get No. 13 pick Donovan Mitchell
Author: 0 Jazz trade with Nuggets to get No. 13 pick Donovan Mitchell

Mitchell, traditionally an off-guard, also played some point guard for the Cardinals. He was visibly emotional, noting the Jazz were the first team to work him out as he navigated his post-collegiate career. I'm glad to be a part of this organization. In today's perimeter-oriented NBA , Mitchell will likely need to be a consistent threat from three-point range to see significant playing time right away.

Sports Dana White Confirms Crucial Details For McGregor Vs Mayweather
Author: 0 Dana White Confirms Crucial Details For McGregor Vs Mayweather

The bout, which has been talked up for years, will take place in Las Vegas on August 26., It will be held in a boxing ring and governed by boxing rules. ESPN's Dan Rafael wrote: "I strongly question whether a state athletic commission should even sanction the bout". It will be a first fight for "Money" Mayweather in two years after he called time on his glittering career with routine points' victory over Andre Berto in September 2015.

Sports Nashville Preys On The Penguins And Ties Stanley Cup Series 2-2
Author: 0 Nashville Preys On The Penguins And Ties Stanley Cup Series 2-2

While Fleury followed suit, saying "if they need me, I'll be there". He's got good instincts. The Penguins take a 3-2 series lead as Game 6 is Sunday night in Bridgestone Arena . Game 5 is Thursday night. But once the game started, the ice belonged to the Penguins. I like to play with the puck. They "got to their game" (another of Sullivan's favorite mantras) repeatedly in Game 4 only to lose.

Author: 0 Putin present to see Russia kick off Confederations Cup

Having played his last test match on June 9 against the Chilean team, the Russian team as a whole looked good. The Selecao were winners of the Confederations Cup in 2005, 2009 and 2013, when they hosted the tournament, but this is the first time Brazil have failed to qualify since the field was expanded to eight teams in 1997.

Sports Beaulieu welcomed Montreal trading him to Buffalo Sabres
Author: 0 Beaulieu welcomed Montreal trading him to Buffalo Sabres

Last season, the defenceman struggled. Beaulieu started last season as Shea Weber's partner on Montreal's top pairing, but that experiment didn't last long. While the Canadiens weren't expected to protect the 2011 first-round pick, Buffalo did at the expense of exposing two more high-profile — and higher-priced — defensemen in Zach Bogosian and Josh Gorges .

Author: 0 Chelsea on alert as Ronaldo prepares for shock Real Madrid exit

Spanish prosecutors have accused the 32-year-old Ronaldo of defrauding the authorities of millions of euros in tax. The court complaint alleges that Ronaldo back in 2010 built a business structure to hide his earnings made from image rights from 2011 to 2014.

Sports Players walk out to sound of Oasis song for France-England
Author: 0 Players walk out to sound of Oasis song for France-England

In the 43 minute of the game, Les Blues were ahead as Djibril Sidibe scored on another rebound. But a Kane penalty soon after the break - accompanied by a controversial decision involving the video assistant referee to send off Raphael Varane - allowed England to equalise, only for Dembele to finally take his chance and net the victor.

Author: 0 Pakistan punish errant England to enter maiden CT final

While Pakistan may be tempted to exploit England's historical problems playing spin, it is their fast bowlers who have led to their success in this tournament. In England , the home side have won 26 out of the 41 games and this will be the first time , the two sides will face in a Champions Trophy game.

Author: 0 What we know about UT grad shot at congressional baseball practice

Trump said Scalise "was badly wounded and is now in stable condition". Zack Barth, the University of Texas at Austin graduate and Texas representative's staffer who was shot at Wednesday morning's congressional baseball practice, is okay, according to Texas Rep.

Sports Chargers announce four-year deal with Melvin Ingram
Author: 0 Chargers announce four-year deal with Melvin Ingram

The Los Angeles Chargers have just signed Chargers linebacker Melvin Ingram to a four-year deal worth $66 million with $42 million guaranteed, per ESPN's Adam Schefter . While there are some questions as to how Ingram will perform with new defensive coordinator Gus Bradley bringing the 4-3 defense to Los Angeles, taking care of Ingram's contract now helps the team avoid a potential headache next offseason.

Author: 0 Yankees hoping Tanaka gets back on track

Sunday, the Yankees slugger took things to another level - literally, hitting a home run 495 feet into the top of the left-field seats in Yankee Stadium. "It's incredible", Yankees manager Joe Girardi said . Yankees: 1B Greg Bird (right ankle bruise) went 2 for 5 with an RBI at Triple-A on Saturday in his ninth rehab game.

Sports Gardner, Holliday slug Yanks past Orioles
Author: 0 Gardner, Holliday slug Yanks past Orioles

The Astros scored a season high in runs and knocked a season-high 18 hits. That was Gardner's eighth career homer to lead off a game and his second this season - both against Baltimore (26-24). He also reached base with a walk in his final plate appearance. "I think there's a confidence in this room we can come back from anything", reliever Darren O'Day said.

Sports Janca hits walk-off single, Texas A&M beats Davidson 7
Author: 0 Janca hits walk-off single, Texas A&M beats Davidson 7

Coming into College Station for a Super Regional series against Texas A&M had the Davidson Wildcats concerned. The game-tying run from Johnson sent the Wildcats into a 15-inning battle with Texas A&M . It's been known to rattle the best of pitchers, as some pitchers have gotten up to Ball eleven or twelve before managing a strike. However, the free pass triggered the chant, and the effects immediately showed in the pitch command.

Author: 0 Explosion hits near diplomatic area in Afghanistan

President Donald Trump and the German Chancellor Angela Merkel after the bombing . He said the people and the government of Pakistan will continue to support all efforts aimed at ensuring peace in Afghanistan. Several houses were also damaged, Danish said. Security forces stand next to a crater created by massive explosion in front of the German Embassy in Kabul , Afghanistan, Wednesday, May 31, 2017.

Sports Djokovic loses to Theim at French Open
Author: 0 Djokovic loses to Theim at French Open

Defending champion Novak Djokovic crashed out of the French Open on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila), sparking fresh fears over his appetite for the sport he once dominated as Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray made the semifinals. Nadal is just two match wins away from capturing an unprecedented 10th French Open . In those later matches , No. 30 Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland will face unseeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia, with both players celebrating birthdays on Thursday: ...

Sports Cavs' best effort not good enough to beat the Warriors
Author: 0 Cavs' best effort not good enough to beat the Warriors

But that didn't stop Smith's account from posting a tweet that the Cavaliers will actually come back to win this series in seven games. After being blasted for speaking too soon after a loss, the tweet disappeared from Smith's timeline. "I would be much smarter than that than to tweet that at literally 12:04, right after the game". Smith, 31, admitted that he believed in the message that the Cavaliers could become the first National Basketball Association team to overcome a 3-0 deficit in ...

Author: 0 Votto leads Reds to 5-2 win, 4-game sweep of Cardinals

Louis Cardinals in Cincinnati. Toronto's Carlos Delgado had 299 homers before he hit four against Tampa Bay on September 25, 2003. Bronson Arroyo had yielded a.743 OPS to opposing batters the first time he's faced them in games this year compared to a.984 OPS the second time he's faced them.

Sports '16 champ Djokovic stunned by Thiem in French Open quarters
Author: 0 '16 champ Djokovic stunned by Thiem in French Open quarters

Two-time French Open champion Jim Courier, commentating on the match, said the Serb had shown "no fight". "The last couple of tournaments I have had some great match matches and it is unfortunate to finish Roland Garros the way I have done", he told the press after his defeat.

Sports Injured Vardy out of England squad
Author: 0 Injured Vardy out of England squad

Tottenham striker Harry Kane is keen to demonstrate his leadership skills for England ahead of a World Cup qualifier against Scotland. Gareth Southgate's side have won four of their five qualifying games so far to sit top of Group F and they will take another huge step towards qualification for Russian Federation 2018 if they come away with all three points this weekend.

Sports Bacsinszky downs Venus to reach French Open quarters
Author: 0 Bacsinszky downs Venus to reach French Open quarters

Chung double-faulted on match point to gift Nishikori a 7-5, 6-4, 6-7 (4/7), 0-6, 6-4 victory. As if by stealth, Dominic Thiem moved into the quarterfinals with another quietly devastating performance. "I still can't believe that I'm sitting here". He wasted three of them serving at 5-4 up, and three more when serving at 7-6. Venus Williams has lost in the fourth round of the French Open to 30th-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland, meaning the tournament will produce a ...

Sports Real Madrid players insult Pique during title celebration
Author: 0 Real Madrid players insult Pique during title celebration

Florentino Perez has worked with the likes of Jose Mourinho and Carlo Ancelotti in the recent past but considers Zinedine Zidane to be "the best coach in the world". Malaga's Uruguayan defender Federico Ricca (left) vies with Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo during the Spanish league football match Malaga CF vs Real Madrid CF at La Rosaleda stadium in Malaga on Monday.

Sports Alan Jackson to perform free concert for hockey fans
Author: 0 Alan Jackson to perform free concert for hockey fans

They dropped the first two games of the series despite outshooting the Pittsburgh Penguins in each, and they know they must win Game 3 in order to have a chance of getting back into the series. Pittsburgh C Nick Bonino needed assistance to the locker room after blocking a shot off of his left ankle area in the first  but returned. "We talked a lot about elevating our play", said center Matt Cullen .

Sports Warriors smash Cavaliers in NBA Finals opener
Author: 0 Warriors smash Cavaliers in NBA Finals opener

A shaky first few minutes are long forgotten, and Golden State leads Cleveland 35-30 after one quarter of Game 1 of the NBA Finals . While Golden State took control in the third quarter, this game should have been over much earlier. The Warriors padded their lead with a pair of two-point hoops, and Curry then buried his consecutive 3-pointers to complete the 13-point run and open a 73-52 advantage.

Sports Serena Williams Wants to Clarify What Venus Revealed About Her Baby
Author: 0 Serena Williams Wants to Clarify What Venus Revealed About Her Baby

The 35-year-old added that she and Venus , as well as their half-sisters Yetunde, Lyndrea and Isha Price , have a tendency to use female pronouns in conversation. But hold up: Serena isn't ready to confirm that she has a baby girl on the way just yet. "I did not grow up with any brothers, only sisters and we all say "she" more than "he".

Sports Del Potro wins 1st match at French Open since 2012
Author: 0 Del Potro wins 1st match at French Open since 2012

There was a heartbreaking scene at Roland Garros during the French Open on Thursday when Nicolás Almagro was forced to withdraw from his match against Juan Martín del Potro. He hit his trademark one-handed backhand long on numerous instances or netted them while trying to keep the points short against Kovalik who was making his French Open debut.

Author: 0 Hoffman's goal helps Senators beat Penguins to force Game 7

Game 5 we all know the Penguins thrashed the Sens by a score of 7-0, but Ottawa came back strong in with a 2-1 win in Game 6 notching another Under. They did win the Cup with him in goal last season. Pittsburgh took a 4-0 lead after the first period, the Penguins' scoring onslaught forcing the Senators to replace goaltender Craig Anderson on his 36th birthday with backup Mike Condon .

Sports Here is the latest New York Metro sports news from the AP
Author: 0 Here is the latest New York Metro sports news from the AP

But after Pill left the game, from out of the Citi Field mist came a play that certainly brought back bad memories for Mets' fans. Torres gave up two more singles in the inning, including reliever Fernando Salas' first career hit in four at bats.

Sports Diego Costa:
Author: 0 Diego Costa: "I will only leave Chelsea for Atlético Madrid"

Atletico, who finished third in La Liga this season, are now banned from registering new players in the upcoming transfer window due to irregularities in the singing of players under the age of foreign minors. "I will stay if I see the club and the manager wants to keep me". "The truth is I am very good here and I have a contract, but if the club want to sell me they know there is only one club I would go to".

Sports Antoine Griezmann to Manchester United: will the transfer happen this summer?
Author: 0 Antoine Griezmann to Manchester United: will the transfer happen this summer?

First he said he was ready to leave Atletico Madrid and rated his chances of moving to Old Trafford at a 6/10. 'My agents are talking with Atletico and we will see what happens. 'I am happy here. Griezmann has played 69 times this season scoring an impressive 35 goals . Pogba, now on France duty with Griezmann, told French outlet Telefoot: "Play with Antoine Griezmann next season?" Manchester United is the presumed favorite to sign Griezmann, but heavyweight teams around the ...

Sports Kerr not well yet, but hasn't ruled himself out for Game 1
Author: 0 Kerr not well yet, but hasn't ruled himself out for Game 1

Smith, and Tristan Thompson went out to see Future and the Migos at a show just outside of Akron on Saturday night, and had a great time from the video taken by others in the crowd. "There seems to be a theme when I'm out, I think the team is like 108-2". The Warriors responded by signing Kevin Durant in the offseason. And though their offense is the main attraction, their defense has the best defensive rating of any team this postseason.

Author: 0 Underdog Cavs insist they have plenty of bite for Finals

In the regular season alone, the Warriors shot 49.4 percent from the field and 37.5 from deep against the Cavaliers , while the Celtics only managed 46.5 percent from the field and 32.3 percent from distance. He played three halves against the Cavaliers before limping off the court in the middle of Game 2 . Here are three things we learned from Cleveland's most recent series win.

Sports Henrikh Mkhitaryan makes history with Europa League final goal
Author: 0 Henrikh Mkhitaryan makes history with Europa League final goal

Spanish play-maker Herrera shouted and gestured animatedly to his team-mate, urging him to take up a position in the area, where he is most effective, and offering his own services to drop back and cover. As it turned out, Herrera was right on the money. "Now we are playing in the Champions League next year". Pogba was criticised for a series of subdued performances throughout the 2016-17 campaign despite finishing the season with four goals and three assists.

Author: 0 James surpasses Jordan as playoffs scoring leader

The win also sets the stage for an unprecedented NBA Finals rubber match between the Cavs and Golden State Warriors . LeBron James is grateful that he and the Cleveland Cavaliers will be playing the Warriors in the NBA Finals for the third straight year.

Author: 0 Indy 500 winners Dixon, Franchitti robbed at a Taco Bell

Signs on the Taco Bell let customers know the security cameras are always rolling. Jalopnik could not find the cited report in a search of the department's online records base . " Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti are completely fine after being held up last night by two men at a fast-food restaurant", the team said in a statement.

Sports No. 1 Kerber loses in 1st round of French Open
Author: 0 No. 1 Kerber loses in 1st round of French Open

Bulgarian tennis player Grigor Dimitrov eliminated French Stephane Robert from the French Open first round here on Sunday. "It's great. I'm so happy". "I'm not quite there near him at this moment but hopefully one day in a few years I can improve on this surface and there's been positive signs this year", he said.

1 2 3 4 5