Saturday June 24-th, 2017

Lonzo Ball's draft stock stays strong with Lakers watching Lonzo Ball's draft stock stays strong with Lakers watching

Finally, with the 47th pick, the Pacers picked Ike Anigbogu . It has been rumored and expected for months but on Thursday night, Lonzo Ball officially became a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. Published reports indicate the Clippers, Houston, C...

Family affair: Lakers grab Lonzo Ball with 2nd overall pick Family affair: Lakers grab Lonzo Ball with 2nd overall pick

LaVar Ball can evoke strong emotions from just about anyone. That goes a long way toward explaining why Ball has been so intricately involved in every facet of his three sons' lives. 2 pick in the 2015 draft. The Lakers have been trying to acq...

Lewis Hamilton eclipses Canadian Grand Prix for 6th time Lewis Hamilton eclipses Canadian Grand Prix for 6th time

SENNA HELMET: After qualifying, Hamilton was presented with one of Senna's race-worn helmets - a gesture from the Brazilian driver's family that left him moved and momentarily stunned. "The guys did an unbelievable job. It did seem the Ferraris had t...

Golfers seem to give good reviews to US Open at Erin Hills Golfers seem to give good reviews to US Open at Erin Hills

No one did a better job of answering every challenge. American #Brooks Koepka pulled away over the final five holes to win the #U.S. Open, his first ever #major victory . The whole U.S. Open was about discipline. Johnson might be a man of few ...

Scotland striker Leigh Griffiths 'gutted' after England's last-gasp leveller

Celtic striker Griffiths, who played the lone striker's role for most of the game, scored two late free-kicks to bring Scotland back from the dead and send Hampden Park wild with delight. "But they stuck their chests out, walked back to the centre...

Ward stops Kovalev in eight to win rematch Ward stops Kovalev in eight to win rematch

Another right by Kovalev a glancing blow. "I believed and trusted Tony Weeks, but he did a wrong decision in stopping the fight". Now 31-0, Mr. Ward is fighting an opponent who has proven himself to be bitterly angry at his first loss and is ...

Sergey Kovalev to appeal Andre Ward stoppage over low blows Sergey Kovalev to appeal Andre Ward stoppage over low blows

It was a crashing right hand to the head that badly hurt Kovalev and started the assault the that finished the fight. Andre Ward (L) and Sergey Kovalev battle during their light heavyweight championship bout at the Mandalay Bay Events Center...

White: McGregor Would Pay Steep Penalty for Fouling Mayweather White: McGregor Would Pay Steep Penalty for Fouling Mayweather

McGregor , 28, is the current UFC lightweight champion and former UFC featherweight champion. Correia expects it to be a tough fight for McGregor . I don't think it damages the brand or Conor McGregor at all, I think it actually elevates...

Porsche takes historic win after unpredictable race Porsche takes historic win after unpredictable race

The British automaker is taking part in the LM GTE Pro and LM GTE Am classes with its famous V8 Vantage. It was looking like Toyota would finally break their duck this weekend, after the heartache of last year's event . Porsche , chasing their...

Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by 1 at US Open Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by 1 at US Open

The American lit up Erin Hills in round three, firing a nine-under 63 to post the lowest score to par in the tournament's history. The four-way tie was the most after two rounds in a U.S. Five players are at double-digit under par through 54 hole...

India will learn from final loss, says Kohli India will learn from final loss, says Kohli

There won't be any shortage of passion on the field, in the stands, in the dressing room and everywhere the ardent cricket fans are going to watch the thrilling match between India vs. Against India , they continued in the same vein. "Let's h...

India and Pakistan ready for Champions Trophy battle royal India and Pakistan ready for Champions Trophy battle royal

Zaman and Azhar attacked the Indian bowlers from the word go and played fearless yet sensible cricket in the high-intensity clash against their arch-rivals. That is the key. I therefore feel we must bat first if we win the toss. If the unsafe left-...

NCAA College World Series preview and opening round predictions NCAA College World Series preview and opening round predictions

Texas A&M (41-21) has made the College World Series for the first time since 2011 after being stopped in the Super Regionals in each of the last two seasons. Thanks to a rain-soaked Gainesville Super Regional, Dyson got a chance to show his stuff dur...

Halep misses another chance to win Grand Slam title

PARIS -Jelena Ostapenko produced an astonishing fightback to overpower favourite Simona Halep 4-6 6-4 6-3 in the French Open tennis final on Saturday and become the first Latvian grand slam champion. Also missing from the tournament was two-ti...

Rs 2000 crore bet on India-Pak title clash Rs 2000 crore bet on India-Pak title clash

India have already beaten Pakistan in the ongoing tournament during the preliminary stage. The move by Virat Kohli instantly paid off as he snapped Bangladesh's highest run-getter Tamim Iqbal at the score of 70 in his second over. "If you do someth...

EDITORIAL Another Cup of cheer for Penguins EDITORIAL Another Cup of cheer for Penguins

That means late Detroit Red Wings legend Gordie Howe will no longer have his name on the Stanley Cup . "There was no more hard path to win the Cup than what Pittsburgh went through". If it wasn't enough that the Penguins had the best player in the w...

Trump to announce plan Friday to stop cash flow to Cuban military

President Donald Trump on Friday is expected to announce changes to existing us policy toward Cuba during a trip to Miami . And there are no plans to bring back limits Obama lifted on the island's coveted rum and cigars. Trump's new stanc...

French Open 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko: Anything is possible French Open 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko: Anything is possible

Ostapenko , who just celebrated her 20th birthday on Thursday, has already made history in the semifinals as the first Latvian player to make into the final at a Grand Slam tournament. "I am not feeling any more expectation than previous years". Be...

NBA Finals Odds: Warriors clearly favored to repeat 6/13/17 NBA Finals Odds: Warriors clearly favored to repeat 6/13/17

In the 2012 NBA Finals , Durant was playing for the Oklahoma City Thunder and lost to James - who was then with the Miami Heat - in five games. It's cool and amusing, but when you just keep doing it time and time and time again for no reason ...

French Open 2017: Ostapenko stuns Halep for first major title French Open 2017: Ostapenko stuns Halep for first major title

In today's men' singles final, former champions Rafael Nadal and Stan Wawrinka face off for the 2017 Roland-Garros title, with the Spaniard chasing an unprecedented Grand Slam Decima and the Swiss eyeing his fourth major in as many years.

Cavaliers-Warriors set for ultimate Finals rubber match Cavaliers-Warriors set for ultimate Finals rubber match

An NBA season that has had little in the way of drama will come to a gripping close over the next two weeks when two familiar foes fittingly battle in the Finals for an unprecedented third consecutive year. "I want to annihilate them". LeBron won...

Hicks hits 2 HRs, Montgomery pitches Yankees past O's 8-2 Hicks hits 2 HRs, Montgomery pitches Yankees past O's 8-2

The O's are suddenly 6 1/2 games out; the Red Sox 3 1/2 out heading into their Sunday night game against the Tigers. Matt Holliday hit a two-run single in the fourth inning, and Aaron Hicks hit a two-run double before Judge's second homer as th...

Penguins thrash Predators in Game Five Penguins thrash Predators in Game Five

PITTSBURGH (AP ) - The night started with a catfish throw. But there's still at least one more chance for the teams to provide a one-goal game or maybe even some overtime, which had been on pace to break the all-time record for a single postseason ...

NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from last year

The Warriors signed Durant to a two-year, $55 million deal, and before the ink was dry they were an immediate favorite to beat the Cavs in the Finals. Steve Kerr , the Warriors head coach, evidently saw thought that James and Irving would get exh...

Golden State Warriors on the brink of history Golden State Warriors on the brink of history

Now one game away from this year's National Basketball Association title, the Golden State Warriors can contemplate some potential history. They are 15-0 and will trying to finish the NBA's first flawless postseason with a victory over Cleveland...

Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3 Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3

Durant again proved the difference as he nailed a three-pointer with 45.3 seconds left among his 31 points to help the Warriors to a 118-113 away win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday. They spoke openly of their desire to beat Jordan's...

Weird Noises Cut Short Kevin Durant's NBA Finals Media Session Weird Noises Cut Short Kevin Durant's NBA Finals Media Session

That's been quite evident through two games. James, Kyrie Irving Kevin Love are going to play an important role for Cavs while Curry and Durant will be eager to continue their form in Game 3 as well. The key run came late in the third quarter a...

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors

Despite speculation that the Cleveland Cavaliers could make some changes to their starting lineup after two straight wipeouts in the Bay Area, coach Tyronn Lue stuck with the same five - LeBron James , Kevin Love , Tristan Thompson , Kyrie Ir...

LeBron James: 'I gave everything I had' in Game 3 loss

Even before the Celtics' modern Big Three, there was Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant. Team defense means no more embarrassing defensive lapses in Game 1 and 2 that allowed Durant and Klay Thompson to drive to the rim uncontested, or playing ...

NHL's Penguins take 2-0 Stanley Cup lead NHL's Penguins take 2-0 Stanley Cup lead

The Nashville Predators have allowed three or more goals in five of their last seven games. After recording the game-winner in Monday's series opener, Guentzel scored Pittsburgh's first two goals on Wednesday night, giving him an NHL-leadin...

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