• Chris Woakes out of Scotland one-dayer, England call up Tom Curran
Chris Woakes out of Scotland one-dayer, England call up Tom Curran

Ben Stokes and Chris Woakes have been ruled out of England's One-Day International against Scotland, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Monday (June 4). Stokes, who injured himself during fielding practise on Wednesday, failed a late fitness test to take part in the second Test against Pakistan at Headingley and was replaced ...

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  • Trump invites National Hockey League champ Capitals to White House but not NBA winners
Trump invites National Hockey League champ Capitals to White House but not NBA winners

After Curry said publicly he didn't want to go to the White House, Trump responded by saying the Warriors weren't invited. According to Rolling Stone , Steph Curry doesn't want an invite this year, either. At the time, James took to social media to support Curry. While he hailed the NFL's new anthem policy last week, today he takes issue...

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  • It's beyond a dream, Nadal says of 11th French Open title
It's beyond a dream, Nadal says of 11th French Open title

To me it's been still great two weeks". Former Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane is in the crowd enjoying a close-fought French Open final between Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem . After winning just one point in the first two games, Thiem dragged himself back into the contest, only to throw away the opening set with an erratic 10th game as...

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  • Everyone’s Talking About What Kevin Durant Did After Game 4
Everyone’s Talking About What Kevin Durant Did After Game 4

Although they're up 3-0 and we saw Stephen Curry break the single-game Finals 3-point record in Game 2, the offense hasn't exactly been humming. James fielded questions after the game, following his own strong performance. The Warriors were undoubtedly bolstered by the return of Andre Iguodala in Game 3. Kevin Durant will reportedly re-sign ...

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  • French Open champion Rafael Nadal
French Open champion Rafael Nadal

And he took the biggest of big cuts on his groundstrokes, his feet leaving the ground as he threw his whole body into them, as if the very outcome of the match - not any individual point, but the whole shebang - depended on the strength of that one whip of his white racket.

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  • Rafael Nadal defeats Dominic Thiem, wins his 11th French Open title
Rafael Nadal defeats Dominic Thiem, wins his 11th French Open title

The 24-year-old Austrian, playing his first Grand Slam final, made 18 unforced errors in losing the first set , and hit 11 clean winners. Nadal is now the first player in the Open Era, male or female, to win the same Grand Slam tournament 11 times , a feat that has been dubbed La Undécima, after Real Madrid's bid to win an 11th European Cup...

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  • Rafael Nadal Wins 11th French Open
Rafael Nadal Wins 11th French Open

He removed the tape from his left wrist and seemed to take a tablet. Court claimed the last of her 11 at the Australian Open in 1973. Some wishful anticipation had been made of the fact that, 30 days prior, Thiem had beaten Nadal on the clay of Madrid, but Thiem reminded everyone Friday that the clay of Madrid is not the clay of Paris .

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  • Trump Will Not Be Inviting NBA Champs To White House
Trump Will Not Be Inviting NBA Champs To White House

Curry raised Trump's ire past year when he said he wouldn't go to the White House, prompting the President to disinvite him and the champion Golden State Warriors. Trump said he would consider pardon applications submitted by players who have participated in protests during the anthem. The tradition of championship sports teams visiting the White...

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  • Tyson Fury: Heavyweight to fight on Carl Frampton undercard in August
Tyson Fury: Heavyweight to fight on Carl Frampton undercard in August

I got four rounds instead of ten seconds. The eagerly-awaited comeback happened almost three years after the British boxer secured a triumph over Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015. Promoter Frank Warren plans on Fury fighting again at Windsor Park in Belfast on August 18, on the undercard of WBO interim featherweight champion Carl...

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  • Vettel takes pole for Canadian GP
Vettel takes pole for Canadian GP

Before the race on Sunday, the vehicle Villeneuve used in 1978 will be driven by his 47-year-old son Jacques, the 1997 world champion, to lead the ceremonial parade lap. But Ricciardo points to the fact that neither Mercedes driver used Pirelli's faster hypersoft tyre, the team electing to run on the harder compound instead because it has selecte...

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  • Rumor: Joining Rockets isn’t a realistic option for LeBron James
Rumor: Joining Rockets isn’t a realistic option for LeBron James

The Houston Rockets , Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics round out the best of the rest behind Golden State, but the 35-47 Los Angeles Lakers fall next in line ahead of the Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs . Playing Paul, Harden, and James together (all ball-dominant players) could cause absolute pandemonium, as two of the thr...

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  • Nabil Fekir deal is off, confirm Lyon
Nabil Fekir deal is off, confirm Lyon

Although Lyon's dismissal may well be the result of some hard-bargaining from the French club, some figures are under the impression that Fekir's move to the Premier League is not dead yet. Fekir scored 18 goals and made eight assists in the 2017/18 Ligue 1 season, but having assessed the player physically Liverpool are now stalling on f...

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  • Yankees look to beat Blue Jays again, this time with Judge
Yankees look to beat Blue Jays again, this time with Judge

The reason? It has a doubleheader in Baltimore scheduled for the following day. TORONTO (AP) - Miguel Andujar first got manager Aaron Boone's attention at spring training . Toronto has lost seven straight against AL East opponents and is 8-17 in division play, the worst record in the East. "We still like our team", Blue Jays manager ...

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  • Justify bidding for rare Triple Crown sweep in Belmont
Justify bidding for rare Triple Crown sweep in Belmont

The 2018 Belmont Stakes Saturday will determine whether Justify clinches the Triple Crown or comes up a race victory short. The thoroughbred won both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes , and will look to make horse racing history at the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes.

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  • Boxing Fans React To Surprise Whyte vs Parker Fight
Boxing Fans React To Surprise Whyte vs Parker Fight

Pulev and Whyte were ordered in April by the International Boxing Federation (IBF) to fight to decide the challenger for the IBF world heavyweight title held by Anthony Joshua. Parker, who had been linked to a bout with American Bryant Jennings, said his performance against Joshua proves his worth. "Beating Parker should nearly guarantee me a...

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  • Chris Paul has already begun recruiting LeBron James to Houston
Chris Paul has already begun recruiting LeBron James to Houston

Without Andre Iguodala again, the Warriors shook off another awful first half in Game 7 on Monday night to rally for a 101-92 victory that made them the fifth team in National Basketball Association history to advance to the finals in four straight seasons.

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  • Despite being down 3-0 in Finals, LeBron's Greatness Continues to Shine
Despite being down 3-0 in Finals, LeBron's Greatness Continues to Shine

Looking at the betting trends, the Cavaliers are 4-1 ATS in their last five home games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 Friday games. For all the press Golden State's potent offense gets, it was their defense that kept the Cavaliers in check in these Finals - holding Cleveland to 41 percent shooting in the series, including 29 percent from beyond the...

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  • Roberto Firmino: 'I have asked Alisson Becker to join Liverpool'
Roberto Firmino: 'I have asked Alisson Becker to join Liverpool'

Liverpool are believed to be strongly interested in Alisson, with Jurgen Klopp reportedly hoping to replace the oft-criticised Anfield goalkeeping duo of Loris Karius and Simon Mignolet . As well as Liverpool , Real Madrid are also thought to be keen to sign him, perhaps one of the other proposals Firmino was referring to. "We spoke a bi...

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  • Real Madrid Unconcerned As Ronaldo Eyes Summer Exit
Real Madrid Unconcerned As Ronaldo Eyes Summer Exit

However, one major issue that was surrounded by Neymar joining the Los Blancos this summer was the potential of Cristiano Ronaldo not wanting to play alongside the Brazilian. Liverpool and Brazil forward Firmino branded Ramos an "idiot" after the Madrid captain mocked the reaction to his challenges on Mohamed Salah and Loris Karius - whose two er...

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  • S’busiso Nkosi powers South Africa to stunning comeback win over England
S’busiso Nkosi powers South Africa to stunning comeback win over England

However, South Africa climbed off the canvas, Faf de Klerk plunging over from close range before Nkosi's brace, although the first owed much to Daly's failure to deal with a bouncing ball inside his own in-goal area. Johnny May did manage a bombastic run over with three minutes left, starting on the right from halfway and working his way inside -...

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  • New Jersey One Step Closer To Sports Betting
New Jersey One Step Closer To Sports Betting

Dennis A. Drazin, the operator of Monmouth Park Racetrack , is eager to get his license so he can start taking bets on Friday for the next game in the N.B.A. The bill sets the tax rate for casinos at 8.5 percent, with an additional 1.25 percent payment to help market Atlantic City. Internet betting would begin 30 days after the rest of the law t...

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  • Sensational Stephens sets up Halep final
Sensational Stephens sets up Halep final

Simona Halep looking to break major duck "Looking ahead at Saturday's final , other than the Americans in the house, the crowd is going to overwhelmingly support Halep". "I think we played many matches". She's a great opponent, a great player. Halep's road to her first major was extraordinarily hard, but likewise, this French Open crown repre...

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  • Golovkin Stripped Of IBF Middleweight Title
Golovkin Stripped Of IBF Middleweight Title

The Springfield, New Jersey-based sanctioning organization ruled to take Golovkin's 160-pound championship from him because Golovkin didn't adhere to the stipulations of the exception the IBF granted before he fought Vanes Martirosyan on May 5 in Carson, California.

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  • Abramovich knocks back approach to buy Chelsea
Abramovich knocks back approach to buy Chelsea

The Daily Mail reported on Saturday that Ratcliffe, the founder, chairman and majority owner of chemicals firm Ineos, had offered £2billion to buy the west London club. Sportmail reports that Ratcliffe is among a number of approaches that have been rejected, including from China. " Shelling out KSh 270 billion or so would seem like a drop in th...

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  • Embiid and rest of the National Basketball Association already recruiting LeBron
Embiid and rest of the National Basketball Association already recruiting LeBron

This could be the last NBA game this season as the Golden State Warriors look to sweep the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4 of the 2018 NBA Finals tonight. However, I couldn't bring myself to bet against LeBron James in an elimination game versus Boston. The vote for Finals MVP was 7-4 for Durant over Curry.

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