Smith-Pelly to skip White House visit if Capitals win Stanley Cup

The Washington Capitals still have some work to do in order to win the Stanley Cup, but if they do win that coveted trophy, at least one player will be missing from the eventual celebration at the White House. "I saw the puck coming toward my foot, i... More..

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Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur reach deadlock in Toby Alderweireld negotiations
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur reach deadlock in Toby Alderweireld negotiations

However, the Belgium squad, which also includes Romelu Lukaku and Marouane Fellaini, left Brussels for Moscow on Friday morning with United and Tottenham yet to agree a fee. That valuation doesn't come into eff...More..

NBA Champions Not Invited To White House
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

NBA Champions Not Invited To White House

Cleveland Cavaliers kingpin LeBron James. "I know no matter who wins this series, no-one wants the invite anyway. It won't be Cleveland or Golden State going". Professional and college sports teams have long ...More..

Rob Whittaker's UFC middleweight title fight abandoned over 90 grams
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Rob Whittaker's UFC middleweight title fight abandoned over 90 grams

Given that he was competing for the UFC belt, he had to make "championship weight" of 185lbs or under. Therefore upon re-weigh in, Romero would end up being.2 pounds over thus putting the UFC 225 headliner into...More..

New Jersey expected to OK sports betting law
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

New Jersey expected to OK sports betting law

Should Murphy sign the bill, Monmouth Park , as well as Atlantic City, at least at the Borgata , which is owned and operated by MGM and has experienced sportsbook director Jay Rood involved in the mix, are pl...More..

Highlights: Rafael Nadal battles past Diego Schwartzman
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Highlights: Rafael Nadal battles past Diego Schwartzman

Nadal, 32, won 6-4 6-1 6-2 to set up a meeting with Austrian seventh seed Dominic Thiem in Sunday's final. "It was a very hard first set and Juan Martin had lots of opportunities". Croatian Cilic played an ...More..

1 officer dead, 1 hurt after squad car crash in Milwaukee
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

1 officer dead, 1 hurt after squad car crash in Milwaukee

Brown issued a statement saying, in part, "This experience with the Milwaukee Police Department has forced me to stand up and tell my story so that I can help prevent these injustices from happening in the fu...More..

UFC 225 main event in tatters as Yoel Romero misses weight... twice
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

UFC 225 main event in tatters as Yoel Romero misses weight... twice

McGregor has not fought for UFC since November 2016, although he lost to Floyd Mayweather Jr.in a boxing match in August 2017. Yoel Romero appeared to be in significant discomfort after missing weight for h...More..

Who are the world's highest paid athletes?
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Who are the world's highest paid athletes?

The Argentine skipper, with earnings of £82.9 million, occupies second spot behind boxing champion Floyd Mayweather , with Ronaldo in third with £80.6 million. He earned more than some of the world's bigge...More..

Marko Arnautovic dismisses Manchester United speculation
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Marko Arnautovic dismisses Manchester United speculation

The Austrian forward scored 11 goals and made six assists during his first season at West Ham after Arnautovic moved to the Hammers in a £25m deal from Stoke City last summer. Austrian media outlet Osterreich ...More..

Serena Williams 'super excited' after doctor visit
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Serena Williams 'super excited' after doctor visit

He says Williams had been "the player to beat" before her sudden withdrawal with injury. "And I think we played many matches". Twenty-three time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams has been forced to ab...More..

Leicester activate West Brom defender Evans' release clause
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Leicester activate West Brom defender Evans' release clause

The 30-year-old Northern Ireland worldwide will join Leicester for 3.5 million pounds ($4.7 million), which will be paid in two instalments, both the BBC and Sky Sports reported. Leicester failed with sever...More..

Team Sky blaze to Criterium time trial, Kwiatkowski regains overall lead
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Team Sky blaze to Criterium time trial, Kwiatkowski regains overall lead

Impey, victor of Monday's first stage and second overall ahead of this stage, rolled over the line for the Australian Mitchelton team in third behind Ackermann and Norway's Edvald Boasson Hagen of Team Dimensio...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Rumor: Celtics 'Scared' Kyrie Irving Might Leave in 2019 To Join Knicks

You become the face of the franchise. I tend to believe the mindset has changed. To suggest that the Cavs would have won the Finals' three opening games with their former superstar in tow is hyperbolic, but h...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Colby Covington on jumping up in weight to knockout a UFC champion

And then, of course, there's the potential fight between Bisping and the reigning UFC middleweight king, Robert Whittaker . Whittaker had been waiting to unify the title with the victor of Michael Bisping ...More..

Liverpool: Emre Can and Jon Flanagan to leave Anfield
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Liverpool: Emre Can and Jon Flanagan to leave Anfield

The Germany worldwide joined from Bayer Leverkusen in the summer of 2014 and made 167 appearances for the club, the last of which came as a substitute in the recent Champions League final defeat against Real...More..

New Zealand women score world record 490/4 in ODIs
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

New Zealand women score world record 490/4 in ODIs

The White Ferns surpassed their own 21-year record of 455 in the 48th over at the YMCA Sports Club. It's the third time that a 400-plus score has been made in women's ODIs. The highest total in any men's one-...More..

Muguruza condemns Sharapova to worst Slam loss in 6 years, faces Halep
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Muguruza condemns Sharapova to worst Slam loss in 6 years, faces Halep

The Spanish third seed, who was the champion in Paris in 2016, will face top seed Simona Halep , who beat two-time Major victor Angelique Kerber 6-7 (2/7), 6-3, 6-2 for a place in Saturday's final. Williams,...More..

Max Verstappen threatens to HEADBUTT someone after this question
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Max Verstappen threatens to HEADBUTT someone after this question

However, when asked a similar question during the official FIA press conference on Thursday morning, he added: "I'm getting really exhausted of all the questions". Obviously if something happens in practice the...More..

Dominic Thiem ends Cecchinato fairytale to reach French Open final
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Dominic Thiem ends Cecchinato fairytale to reach French Open final

Del Potro needed only two points to pocket the first set as Cilic blinked first, netting a routine forehand a 5-6. "I would sign with blood to win against Thiem and reach the final even if I were to lose aga...More..

Trump considers pardoning Muhammad Ali
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Trump considers pardoning Muhammad Ali

Ali was convicted of draft evasion and lost his heavyweight champion title in 1967. "The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction of Muhammad Ali in a unanimous decision in 197", Tweel wrote. Trump and ...More..

Juventus secure permanent Douglas Costa deal
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Juventus secure permanent Douglas Costa deal

Juventus have done well to conclude the deal before Costa flies to Russian Federation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, perhaps signifying the player was eager to remain at the club. The wing wizard scored six time...More..

Tyson Fury weighs in significantly heavier than Sefer Seferi for comeback fight
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Tyson Fury weighs in significantly heavier than Sefer Seferi for comeback fight

ET/1:30 p.m. PT. Seferi (23-1, 21 KOs) returned the favour, but could barely lift the former WBA-WBO-IBF champion off the ground. It means that I am in good shape but you can never predict championship resu...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Leicester City sign Jonny Evans on a three-year contract

The 70-times-capped Northern Ireland worldwide has signed a three-year deal and moved for an undisclosed fee, although it is understood the 2016 Premier League champions activated a relegation clause in his c...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Horn To Crawford's Trainer: You Should Be Petrified of Rushton!

The Top Rank boss has a ruthless streak about him and nearly everything about Horn's WBO title defence against Terence Crawford on Sunday morning (AEST) has been manipulated to favour one outcome. "I remember w...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Thiem ends fearless Cecchinato's run to reach French Open final

He beat Cecchinato, ranked 72 in the world, 7-5 7-6 (12-10) 6-1 and will meet either 10-time champion Nadal or Argentine Juan Martin del Potro in Sunday's final. Thiem sent Cecchinato scurrying around the court...More..

Tottenham boss Pochettino not ending Real Madrid hopes: Top of anyone's career
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Tottenham boss Pochettino not ending Real Madrid hopes: Top of anyone's career

Pochettino is Real Madrid's top choice to replace Zinedine Zidane at the helm, but the Argentine recently signed a new long term contract with the Premier League outfit. His immediate focus is on England's co...More..

Harry Kane signs new six-year contract with Tottenham
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Harry Kane signs new six-year contract with Tottenham

Harry Kane , the England captain, has signed a new six-year contract with Tottenham Hotspur , the Premier League club have announced. Here's how the news was broken. Kane and Spurs are planning to move int...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

President Trump says he may pardon late boxing champion Muhammad Ali

Mr Trump made the comments to reporters at the White House before he left for the G7 summit in Canada. Ali was born Cassius Clay, and changed his name after converting to Islam in the 1960s. Ali died in J...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Everybody gets free tacos next Wednesday, thanks to Warriors win

It's not quite the same as Oprah giving away free cars , but everyone in the country can get a free taco next week. No purchase necessary. One taco per person limit. The Warriors have already won three games...More..

In unprecedented move, Terrell Owens won't attend Hall of Fame induction ceremony
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

In unprecedented move, Terrell Owens won't attend Hall of Fame induction ceremony

The enshrinement ceremony is scheduled for August 4 at the Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium and will be nationally televised on ESPN and the NFL Network. Owens attended the Warriors' Game 3 win in the NBA Fina...More..

Tyson Fury explains opponent choice for comeback
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Tyson Fury explains opponent choice for comeback

Fury, though, is supremely confident in his own abilities to the extent that he believes there is no man alive who is able to defeat him, and that he can handle Joshua and Wilder easily. That is why I picked an...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

"I'm Done With Professional Wrestling" — CM Punk

Chicago Cubs game. He was there alongside fellow UFC fighter Clay Guida and they sang "Take Me Out To The Ballgame", a Wrigley Field tradition that dates back several decades. I think this is just someone w...More..

Twitter reacts to Julian Edelman facing a four-game suspension
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Twitter reacts to Julian Edelman facing a four-game suspension

We don't know how Edelman will look coming off the torn ACL, and he just turned 32 in May. Edelman is now working his way back onto the field after having season-ending ACL tear he suffered last summer. Alway...More..

Isles relieve GM Snow, coach Weight of duties
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Isles relieve GM Snow, coach Weight of duties

Lamoriello, who joined the team last month, will assume the general manager duties of the Islanders and begin the process of finding a new head coach. With the National Hockey League draft and free agency comin...More..