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FIFA Confederations Cup: Alexis Sanchez breaks Chile scoring record in Germany draw

Both teams are coming off opening victories in Group B. Germany defeated Australia 3-2 and Chile beat Cameroon 2-0. "We controlled large parts of the ...


Champions Trophy: Virat Kohli speaks about turning point in India-SA game

Du Plessis took responsibility for the first run out, the one which sent AB de Villiers back to the pavilion, saying that his call for a run with de Villiers ...


MLB Draft: Reds take super prospect Hunter Greene with second overall pick

Louisville two-way star Brendan McKay was drafted fourth overall by Tampa Bay as a first baseman. "We know he's going to be a leader the second he steps on th...


Major League Baseball notes: Red Sox retire Ortiz's number

This city got me to where I am", Ortiz said. He left the game as the No. 2 home run hitter in Red Sox history and also was in the top 10 in nearly every other m...


Parade of forwards at top of NHL draft

Vegas shouldn't start blocking off the Strip for the parade just yet, but Sin City's new team is holding a remarkable hand after general manager George McPhee'...


Pakistan begin their campaign with match against South Africa in Leicester today

Cape Town - The ICC Champions Trophy is a thing of the past (thankfully, from a South African perspective) but another major tournament is coming to our scree...


Sanchez makes history as Chile draw with Germany

Chile and Australia are poised to compete in this final Confederations Cup group stage match on Sunday, June 25. "During training, Emre Can has sustain...


Australia, Cameroon hopes hit after 1-1 draw

The 23-year-old, who impressed in Thursday's 1-1 draw against Chile , went down ahead of the German's final Group B match in Sochi . Australia can onl...


Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho face tax fraud claims

The news follows reports in Spain that suggest Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo will appear in court on July 31 in relation to separate accusations of tax fraud ...


Questions: Spike's Jon Slusser Weighs in On Bellator MMA Coming to NYC

Unlike the UFC, Bellator doesn't have a roster that's loaded with fighters who have firmly established fan-bases. But Bellator could've easily marked the occasi...


Best skippers midweek Lions against Hurricanes, North starts

Four players have been released by the All Blacks to play for the Hurricanes against the British and Irish Lions on Tuesday, the last midweek match of ...


Oxlade-Chamberlain set for Liverpool move

This is so they won't breach Premier League rules, which limits the extent to which a club's wage bill can increase year-on-year. PERRIE EDWARDS is having t...


Walters slams NSW for pressuring referees

You can see him there, he cannot pick his right shoulder up. There's your game plan . "And he's an experienced guy now and if it's not coming through your ha...


Ben Stokes terms Jason Roy's obstruction dismissal 'embarrassment'

Then came the turning point. Roy veered dramatically off a straight course, with the result he placed himself between the incoming throw from Phehlukwayo, whi...


Julian Edelman pays respect to Red Sox legend David Ortiz on Twitter

Boston Red Sox's Mitch Moreland celebrates his solo home run with Hanley Ramirez (13) during the second inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles An...


National Basketball Association draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN

Ball may be a superior point guard and playmaker in the Lakers' eyes, but why not try playing them together in the backcourt? "To Brook Lopez , a huge persona...


Butler changes address as flurry of deals spice Draft night

The 76ers had the No. 1 pick for the second straight year after trading with the Boston Celtics on Monday. In total 60 players were drafted over two round...


Boxer Andre Ward Stops Russia's Sergei Kovalev In Eighth Round

Kovalev had the better of the opening rounds, but Ward took advantage as his opponent started to fatigue. And what was the punch that played such a big rol...


Who's No. 3? National Basketball Association draft intrigue begins after Fultz, Ball

The Sixers used a series of moves to jump up and snag the No. 1 pick, previously held by the Boston Celtics . Vice president of basketball operations Bryan C...


Conor McGregor Gives Dana White Bold Prediction For Floyd Mayweather Fight

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 Sept...


Sixers get No. 1 pick from Celtics

They selected Ben Simmons previous year, but he missed all of the 2016-17 season with a broken foot. Colangelo chose not to disclose a name, but Fultz is ...


Proteas coach Domingo to fly back home post mother's accident

England had appeared to be cruising to another comprehensive win, with Roy and Jonny Bairstow putting on a century stand for the second wicket - but, from...


Srikanth to take on Chen Long in Australian Open final

Earlier on Friday, he had defeated fellow Indian B Sai Praneeth in the men's singles quarterfinals of the Australian Open on Friday. Having completed a hat-...


Josh Jackson says time constraints prevented Celtics workout

At 6-foot-8, 205 pounds and with a 7-foot wingspan, Tatum averaged 16.8 points, 7.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 33.3 minutes on the floor. He's a good player ...


Kumble withdraws as India head coach

I hated him!But stuck with him for 20 years. "[Kumble's resignation] is something that has happened right after the [Champions Trophy] tournament". However, Kum...


The Caps' 10 most likely expansion draft targets for Vegas

Received a text this morning from a friend who mused, "I wonder how every other expansion team of the last 40 years feels about the consideration that the Vegas...


White Sox retire former star pitcher Buehrle's No. 56 jersey

The game against Oakland starts at 1:10 p.m., but the ceremony begins at 12:15 p.m. "I really can't put it into words how I feel". He also threw both a no hit...


Shkodran Mustafi keen for Alexis Sanchez to stay at Arsenal

Sanchez and Ozil have been stuck in a "will they, won't they" saga for months. In that eventuality, their total pay rise would be in the region of £15m annual...


Ramirez sharp in Angels' win over Red Sox; Farrell ejected

He also spoke to the fans for almost ten minutes, receiving a warm welcome. David Ortiz had seemingly won and done it all throughout his storied 20-year car...


England bowled out for 211 by Pakistan in first semis

England top order batsman Joe Root admitted that England missed a "golden chance" to end their long wait for a maiden one-day worldwide title after a crus...


Oracle skipper Spithill tough on, off water in America's Cup

Skipper Jimmy Spithill, who is looking to win the America's Cup for the third time before he turns 38, started with an Instagram post of a cartoon of a bald e...


1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners

It's the fourth time the Sixers have had the top pick in the draft. In an article he wrote on The Players' Tribune released hours after he was taken by Phil...


Germany coach Joachim Loew wary of Cameroon threat at Confederations Cup

Without the Arsenal winger, La Roja lacked the finishing touches and while Germany's defence is not impenetrable, they will prove harder to break down tha...


Nobody is indispensable - Figo thinks Real Madrid could cope with Ronaldo exit

According to El Confidencial , Di Maria avoided paying tax by transferring his image rights to an offshore company Sunpex Corporation Inc., based in Panama. Di...


Ronaldo's tax fraud case to be heard on July 31

Why are Spanish football stars in legal trouble? Perez's words have seemingly had the desired effect and calmed him down to a point that neither his manager Z...