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Lugo shines in season debut, Mets beat Braves 2-1

Harvey said he considered his start "a step in the right direction for where I want to be in terms of keeping runs off the board". (AP Photo/John Bazemore)....


Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination

That was especially evident in the Game 4 win when Irving hit seven of Cleveland's record-setting 24 3-pointers. Kyrie Irving said he was aware the Warri...


Tapwrit rallies to win Belmont Stakes

This was the second straight year and the 10th time in the past 19 years that the Belmont victor skipped the Preakness after running in the Kentucky Derby . Th...


Quick whistle denies Predators the opening goal in Game 6

Rinne stopped 27 of 28 shots faced. After each of the players had their turn with the Cup, head coach Mike Sullivan hoisted it over his head, yelling "thank ...


Nadal given replica of French Open trophy

His thumping 6-2 6-3 6-1 victory over Stan Wawrinka meant he won the title without dropping a set during the whole tournament for the third time in his care...


Rashid Khan takes 7/18, Afghanistan stun West Indies by 63 runs

For the second match running, Afghanistan chose to bat first at the Darren Sammy Stadium in St Lucia. The fast bowling trio of Alzarri Joseph (2-15), Shanno...


De Villiers defiant as South Africa choke again

The defending champions followed hosts England and Bangladesh into the last four and they will be joined by the winners of Monday's final Group B game betwe...


I've got nothing at the moment - City outcast Hart unclear on future

Hart said he "doesn't know" what City's asking price is for him, but added: "I certainly don't think they are going to try and price me out of a move". "Look...


European Union fears Brexit delay, uncertainty after shock United Kingdom vote

Europe is ready to start these negotiations."Asked whether the prospect of a Conservative government in Britain reliant on support from the DUP was in itself a ...


Draymond Green, Steve Kerr and the technical foul controversy

As if Draymond Green didn't have enough enemies in Cleveland, he certainly added a few more after uttering some choice comments in the direction of Cavaliers...


ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Preview: Sri Lanka vs South Africa

In an otherwise tiresome chase from Sri Lanka , it was the skipper Tharanga, who showed great resilience to make sure that he can allow and steer Sri Lanka h...


Jeremy Corbyn vows to vote down Queen's Speech to topple Theresa May

She told German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a phone call Saturday she would start Brexit talks as planned in the next couple of weeks, according to a Downing ...


Manchester City set to make Alexis Sanchez their highest-paid star ever

For this reason, winning the 28-year-old's signature will be very hard for City. But failure to challenge for the title has led to speculation over whether th...


Warriors' Green will be on the court for this Finals Game 5

The more physical play appeared to be just the thing to get Cavs power forward Tristan Thompson unleashed. If the Warriors can close out the tough-to-elimin...


Draymond Green doesn't regret saying Cleveland fans aren't sharp

Green first complained to officials about not getting a foul called in his favor when he tried a post-up move on Kyrie Irving. Naturally, Green argued when...


Predators fan has charges dropped after throwing catfish on ice

Pontus Aberg scored for Nashville , and Preds goalie Pekka Rinne stopped 21 of 25 shots before being replaced by backup Juuse Saros , who made two saves. Th...


Was Andre Iguodala's 'The Strip' payback for 'The Block' by LeBron James?

In an informal discussion in a barber shop that took place in February with Draymond Green on hand that aired on YouTube on Friday, James said his closest con...


Nadal Wins 10th French Open, Makes Tennis History

Nadal's " La Decima "-Spanish for 10th-in Paris lifts him into historic territory". A 10th singles title at the clay-court Grand Slam represents a professi...


England Under-20 World Cup champions after beating Venezuela

I feel sorry for them but I'm happy", he told AFP. England need to look forward to the final. Sunday has seen England appear in their first World Cup fi...


Donaldson's homer leads Blue Jays to 4-0 win over Mariners

Kendrys Morales hit a two-run homer early in the game, and then long balls by Ezequiel Carrera in the eighth inning and Justin Smoak in the ninth inning po...


Here's why Draymond Green wasn't ejected from Game 4

Midway through the third quarter, Green received another technical foul for arguing with the refs. The Cavs weren't the only ones confused by the non-ejecti...


Murray books Wawrinka showdown; Nadal moves into semifinal

However, Murray, described as the real no 1 by fourth round opponent Juan Del Potro , bounced back by taking the second set easily and stormed through a third...


French Open: Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic advance to second round

Nadal , a nine-time champion at Roland Garros, defeats Benoit Paire to advance. It's rare that someone gets the better of Novak Djokovic on a tennis court, ...


Ex-NBA player Sebastian Telfair arrested on gun charges

Telfair is facing charges of gun possession and possession of a controlled substance . Telfair and Thomas were at the police precinct Sunday afternoon. He pl...


Nothing goes right for Wawrinka in French Open loss to Nadal

Nadal was able to wrap it up without needing to serve again, the world number three firing long to concede an opening set in which he hit just four winners co...


Arsenal should answer Riyad Mahrez 'come get me' plea

Mahrez, who joined Leicester from Le Havre in January 2014, scored six Premier League goals last season. Leicester City are resigned to losing Riyad Ma...


Chargers rookie Mike Williams missing valuable time because of back injury

The diagnosis of "mild disc herniation" in his lower back means there is more to this injury than a first day of OTA muscle strain. Allen, 25, tore his ACL duri...


Chargers sign Melvin Ingram to four-year extension

He appeared in all 16 games as a rookie, but suffered a torn ACL prior to the start of 2013, which placed him on the sidelines for all but four games during the...


After delay, Trump's family joins him in White House

Kennedy's son, John Jr., in 1963 - is expected to attend a private school in Maryland in the fall. The first family has officially moved into the White House...


Hawaii becomes first state to enact law that aligns with Paris agreement

While the White House has refused to say whether or not Trump believes that climate change is real, Kim Jong Un 's regime makes clear its position. Hawaii is...


Basketball-Jordan Olympic shoes sell for record $190 million

If you thought the prices of new sneakers today were steep, you may have a heart attack when you see how much a pair of Michael Jordan game-worn kicks sold fo...


Penguins pummel Preds 6-0 in Game 5 rout

One more win gives the Penguins the franchise's fifth Stanley Cup, tying them with Edmonton for sixth all-time. Captain Sidney Crosby and Co. moved within...


Halep wins 1st set against Pliskova

On the day she turned 20 the free-swinging world No.47 launched a fusillade of 50 winners to become the first unseeded player to reach the women's singles final...


Power wins wild IndyCar race at Texas under caution

Track: Old Bridge Township Raceway Park Last year: Steve Torrence won in Englishtown for the second time in 2016. "On a scale of 1-10, I think everything w...


Canadian GP: Lewis Hamilton cruises to sixth win in Montreal

The Mercedes were split by a resurgent Max Verstappen , who after having an interrupted second practice yesterday due to a suspected gearbox problem, made up...