Stanton's bat, glove send Yankees past Braves, 8-5

NEW YORK (AP) - After a slow start, Giancarlo Stanton has been on a roll for the Yankees. If it is, the rest of baseball may not be able to keep the Yankees from breaking the single-season home run record. Signed by the Cubs as a 16-year-old w... More..

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Thailand Cave Rescue: Worsening Air Quality Adds to Pressure for Swift Solution
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Thailand Cave Rescue: Worsening Air Quality Adds to Pressure for Swift Solution

Narongsak Osottanakorn told reporters late Friday. Saturday will mark two weeks since the dozen young teammates and their coach became stranded more than two miles inside the cave when flash floods from heavy...More..

Tony Parker to leave Spurs after 17 years with Spurs
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Tony Parker to leave Spurs after 17 years with Spurs

The Undefeated's Marc J. Spears added that Parker considered offers from the Spurs and the Denver Nuggets before choosing the Hornets. In short, the 36-year-old's importance to the Spurs franchise is both...More..

France boss Didier Deschamps eyes best role for Kylian Mbappe vs Uruguay
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

France boss Didier Deschamps eyes best role for Kylian Mbappe vs Uruguay

The players know this and it is just an extra boost for us in terms of motivation". Everyone works hard in attack and defence. Suarez, who scored two goals in the group stage, didn't get a single touch on the...More..

Sweden stand in the way of England's charge
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Sweden stand in the way of England's charge

The Swedes are an extremely disciplined side, each man knows precisely what is expected of him and in the post-Zlatan Ibrahimovic era of Swedish football it's all about the collective rather than the individual...More..

Survivors Belgium brace for Brazil challenge
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Survivors Belgium brace for Brazil challenge

Neymar was widely criticised for his theatrical reaction when he claimed that Mexico's Miguel Layun stood on his ankle in Brazil's 2-0 last-16 victory, but Tite previously said he supported Neymar's view of ...More..

Brazil's Danilo out of World Cup with ankle ligament injury
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Brazil's Danilo out of World Cup with ankle ligament injury

In what will be a fierce battle, Brazil will proceed to the semi finals after a penalty shootout. Belgium's Eden Hazard, Lukaku, Dries Mertens and Kevin De Bruyne are likely to give Brazil's defence the...More..

by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Thunder to part ways with Carmelo Anthony

Anthony's pending departure from Oklahoma City has seemed obvious for a few months now, though it became even clearer when the Thunder and prized free agent Paul George agreed to a four-year, $137 million con...More..

Zimbabwe rugby team receive apology after sleeping on the street in Tunisia
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Zimbabwe rugby team receive apology after sleeping on the street in Tunisia

The Rugby Africa and Tunisia Rugby Union has issued a statement on the whole issue. "This (situation) does not reflect the standards of the Rugby Africa Gold Cup competition and we sincerely regret any ...More..

Wimbledon 2018: Federer storms through, Wozniacki out
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Wimbledon 2018: Federer storms through, Wozniacki out

Argentina's Guido Pella believes his country can not win another major trophy in his lifetime, adding that the success of five-times world champions Brazil had only added to his gloom. "I hear what they say, ...More..

England/Colombia World Cup win scores United Kingdom a £1.3bn economy boost
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

England/Colombia World Cup win scores United Kingdom a £1.3bn economy boost

In the summer of '96, it spent two weeks at No.1, while a 1998 version, reworked for that year's World Cup, enjoyed three weeks at the top. While some sports-related songs may preach relentless optimism for v...More..

Boston Celtics: Recent first round picks at NBA Summer League
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Boston Celtics: Recent first round picks at NBA Summer League

Webb went undrafted after leaving school prior to his senior year in 2016, playing in the National Basketball Association G-League the last two seasons, averaging 13.0 points per game and 7.9 rebounds per game ...More..

Mikel expresses gratitude to Police for father’s rescue
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Mikel expresses gratitude to Police for father’s rescue

I took a call four hours before kick-off to tell me what happened. Mikel made a decision to hide the news from his teammates and coach so as not to destabilize the team and went ahead and played the game in...More..

Thakur replaces injured Bumrah in India's ODI squad vs. England
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Thakur replaces injured Bumrah in India's ODI squad vs. England

The BCCI also said that Bumrah, 24, underwent surgery on Wednesday and has returned to India for rehabilitation. "The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Shardul Thakur as Jasprit Bumrah's replac...More..

Roger Federer breezes past Dusan Lajovic at Wimbledon
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Roger Federer breezes past Dusan Lajovic at Wimbledon

John Isner defeated Yannick Maden in three sets and unseeded Americans Mackenzie McDonald and Jared Donaldson also advanced. Wozniacki took 59 minutes to complete the victory on Centre Court, finishing...More..

Uruguay 0-2 France
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Uruguay 0-2 France

They are also the only side to have beaten Russian Federation, overwhelming them 3-0 in the group stage in what appeared to be a reality check for the host nation before they want on to stun Spain in the last...More..

Belgium beats England 1-0, moves into tougher side of draw
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Belgium beats England 1-0, moves into tougher side of draw

They now face Belgium , who have also made it through, on Thursday night and all that needs to be decided is the final placings. In the Group G standings, Tunisia with three points came third; Panama wer...More..

Maradona apologises to Federation Internationale de Football Association
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Maradona apologises to Federation Internationale de Football Association

It was 1994, and the Swedes made a similar run to the latter stages of the World Cup . They could have been dispensed of at the hands of Colombia if it were not for their prowess from the spot. Eden Hazard, ...More..

Karius '100 per cent' influenced by concussion - Klopp
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Karius '100 per cent' influenced by concussion - Klopp

Steven Gerrard has given his verdict on the Loris Karius saga, as it appears more and more that the goalkeeper will remain as number one for Liverpool next season . We do not use it as an excuse. "Equally, ou...More..

Maria Sharapova falls in first round at Wimbledon | Maria Sharapova | Wimbledon
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Maria Sharapova falls in first round at Wimbledon | Maria Sharapova | Wimbledon

The Slovakian was ranked 32nd in the world in the week before Wimbledon , usually enough to be seeded at a grand slam, but she missed out due to the tournament's decision to hand a seeding to seven-time champi...More..

Brazil train ahead of last-16 World Cup clash with Mexico
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Brazil train ahead of last-16 World Cup clash with Mexico

The Brazilian national football team held a training session on Sunday for their last-16 knockout clash against Mexico in the 2018 FIFA World Cup . " Marcelo played little and then he trained little with li...More..

Guido Pella stuns Cilic at Wimbledon; Djokovic, Nadal advance; Wawrinka out
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Guido Pella stuns Cilic at Wimbledon; Djokovic, Nadal advance; Wawrinka out

Djokovic has now made the third round for 10 consecutive years and will face either British 21st seed Kyle Edmund or U.S. qualifier Bradley Klahn. The scoreboard said 6-4 6-3 6-4 to Rafael Nadal but it wa...More..

Sebastian Vettel fastest in second practice
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Sebastian Vettel fastest in second practice

That was before Verstappen's session came to an end on only his first flying lap of the session. Verstappen went on to control the race once Mercedes' failure to pit Lewis Hamilton under the early virtual s...More..

Serena Williams is counting down to Wimbledon with fantastic throwback photos
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Serena Williams is counting down to Wimbledon with fantastic throwback photos

He said of Williams: "She's young, she's fit, she's healthy and probably has a very good lifestyle". Nothing feels as significant in tennis today, though, as what Williams does - because of what she's accom...More..

Arsenal step up pursuit of Andre Gomes
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Arsenal step up pursuit of Andre Gomes

Torreira's father Ricardo, a football journalist who is in Russian Federation for the tournament, told Uruguayan TV station Teledoce a move to the capital would be daunting. "We don't want to think about Lon...More..

Belgium ready for defining game against Brazil, says Vincent Kompany
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Belgium ready for defining game against Brazil, says Vincent Kompany

Martinez saw Belgium recover from 2-0 down to snatch a last-gasp 3-2 win over Japan in the round of 16 and book their meeting with the five-time World Cup winners. Neutral fans appreciate good football, l...More..

Chelsea ace Willian opens up on Barcelona rumours
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Chelsea ace Willian opens up on Barcelona rumours

The Spanish Champions have offered Andre Gomes, Rafinha and Paulinho to Chelsea in a bid to bring Willian to Camp Nou after it was believed that they are not in Ernesto Valverde's plans for next season. Recen...More..

World Cup Big Guns Set For Last Eight Battles
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

World Cup Big Guns Set For Last Eight Battles

Speaking as a pundit on BeIN Sports before Pickford's heroics in England's last-sixteen win, as reported by the Mirror , Wenger said: "The goalkeeper has no worldwide experience, I have not seen anyone win...More..

Chinatown Market Trolls the NBA After LeBron Signs With Lakers
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Chinatown Market Trolls the NBA After LeBron Signs With Lakers

Take Kawhi Leonard, for example. This was immediately followed by the announcement that Rajon Rondo agreed to a one-year, $9 million deal with the Lakers . Cleveland prioritized specialists, many of them s...More..

England's history-making penalty shootout triumph over Colombia in photos
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

England's history-making penalty shootout triumph over Colombia in photos

Southgate was labelled the "ultimate gentleman" and a "class act" on Twitter after his gesture of sympathy as he went around shaking hands and embracing Colombian players. That mentality and the preparation w...More..