Pepe still an injury worry for Portugal ahead of Sunday's final

Portugal, hoping to win an worldwide title for the first time, take on hosts France in the final on Sunday (Monday morning, Singapore time), 12 years after losing at home to Greece in their only other major final. While they stuttered out of the gr... More..

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Portugal final promises to be exciting says Beckenbauer

Manuel Neuer of Germany greets the spectators after the Euro 2016 semifinal match between France and Germany in Marseille, France , July 7, 2016 . After the FIFA World Cup, the next biggest trophy to win ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Samsung Electronics Recorded Positive Earnings Surprise in Q2

The world's top maker of smartphones and memory chips said in a regulatory filing its April-June profit was likely 8.1 trillion won ($7 billion), better than the average forecast of 7.8 trillion won tipped by...More..

Asian markets mostly down on oil concerns
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Asian markets mostly down on oil concerns

Stocks started the day higher, but fell after energy prices dropped. The U.S. 2-year note yield edged higher to roughly 0.61 percent. The S&P 500's utility and phone company indexes have both climbed more than ...More..

Ginobili announces he's returning to the Spurs
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Ginobili announces he's returning to the Spurs

The next interesting note is what type of salary Ginobili and the Spurs came to an agreement on. This year's free agency has become so messed up with people leaving their teams after years of playing in them....More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Bartolo Colon Named All-Star Replacement

The New York Mets say Matt Harvey will have season-ending surgery for his thoracic outlet syndrome injury. We knew, like everybody does, we knew going into the season that he's going to have hiccups like he's h...More..

Once Again, Kerber Stands Between Williams, 22nd Slam Title
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Once Again, Kerber Stands Between Williams, 22nd Slam Title

It eventually caught up with her at the US Open in NY but though she lost in the Melbourne and Paris finals, she appears to be feeling good about life, which may make all the difference. I have no problem where...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Harvick gets Kentucky pole after rain cancels qualifying

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers Kyle Busch , Austin Dillon, Matt DiBenedetto, Ryan Blaney, Brad Keselowski and Josh Wise are on the entry list for Friday's race.... If we don't do that, they're going to be ...More..

Kerber gatecrashes Williams sisters Wimbledon party
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Kerber gatecrashes Williams sisters Wimbledon party

Venus Williams, who won the last of her seven grand slam titles at Wimbledon in 2008, on enjoying a career revival at the age of 36. "For anyone else on this planet, it would be a wonderful accomplishment", s...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Congressmen pushing for gun control in wake of Dallas tragedy

Democrat G.K. Butterfield of North Carolina underscored that action to contain gun violence was especially important for the black and Hispanic communities. "I look forward to the day when there is no group tha...More..

Lakers Extend Qualifying Offers to Black, Clarkson, and Huertas
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Lakers Extend Qualifying Offers to Black, Clarkson, and Huertas

It will be interesting to see what other players the Lakers try to land, as both Clarkson and Mozgov are on the roster for under $120 million combined - again, quite a deal for what they could mean to the tea...More..

Wales welcomed home by hundreds of thousands of fans
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Wales welcomed home by hundreds of thousands of fans

Here are the highlights, which ended with a live tribute by Manic Street Preachers with Wales' Euro 2016 anthem, Together Stronger. "We've performed throughout and as you've said , to get through to the quar...More..

Wales' Euro 2016 heroes welcomed home
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Wales' Euro 2016 heroes welcomed home

Welsh band Manic Street Preachers, who wrote and sang the official Wales Euro 2016 anthem, were set to perform on stage before the players and staff were presented to the crowd. The Wales squad bus was embl...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Blatter gets August CAS appeal date to fight ban

Following the verdict from the CAS, Platini announced his plans to resign from the post of the UEFA president and Europes governing body of football slated the election of a new president for September 14 in At...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

France 5 Iceland 2

Motorists drove through the rain and past police and soldiers lined along Paris' Champs Elysee Avenue. The fact that France , who had never got past the last eight at the finals since their 2000 triumph, man...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Mets hold off Cubs to end four-game slide, 4-3

He balked in the eighth when he stumbled coming out of the stretch and fanned Anthony Rizzo for his first strikeout. He took the loss in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series last October 17, when h...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

UFC 200 card shuffled: Anderson Silva replaces Jon Jones against Daniel Cormier

However, the highly anticipated rematch was scrapped from the card completely when it emerged that Jones had tested positive from a random drug test. His proud legacy coming to life at UFC 200 could help th...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

LEADING OFF: Strasburg vs Syndergaard, Cubs host Bucs

The New York Mets' injury woes compounded on Friday when All Stars Yoenis Cespedes and Noah Syndergaard left with ailments during a contest against Washington. This time, he held NY without a hit until Asdrub...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Biles has free pass to use as ticket to Rio Games

Women's Gymnastics Olympic Team Trials July 8 and 10, one step closer to achieving her lifelong dream: A spot on the U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team that will compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Wimbledon men's semi-finals: Raonic and Murray set up final clash

By upsetting Federer, Raonic became the first Canadian man to ever advance to the final of a Grand Slam tournament. The only other Canadian to get this far was Eugenie Bouchard, the women's runner-up at Wim...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Dana White Doesn't Plan on Talking to Jon Jones

However, late on Thursday night, the news was confirmed that the UFC had found a late late replacement and that MMA legend Anderson Silva will step in to face Cormier this Saturday. "Guys go hard. They go thr...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Mavericks agree to trade for Andrew Bogut, expected to land Harrison Barnes

Both moves can not be made official until the league's moratorium period ends Thursday. The rest of the Warriors' roster includes 2015 first-round pick Kevon Looney and this year's draft selections Damian J...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Giancarlo Stanton ties Major League Baseball record with four straight home runs

New York Mets starting pitcher Steven Matz (32) looks down as Miami Marlins Giancarlo Stanton, cente ... Marlins: 1B Justin Bour went back to Miami for an MRI on his sprained ankle. "We made him fight an...More..

Tulowitzki has 3 RBIs, Blue Jays beat Tigers 5-4
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Tulowitzki has 3 RBIs, Blue Jays beat Tigers 5-4

Michael Saunders hit an RBI single and Russell Martin followed with a double. After his previous start in Baltimore against the Orioles, when he allowed four runs on eight hits in 5.1 innings, the 25-year-old...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Raonic beats Federer in 5 sets to reach 1st Grand Slam final

There is a fair deal of tension between the pair, dating back to comments made by Murray's wife Kim at the 2015 Australian Open, but Murray has no doubt he can replicate his semi-final triumph on Centre Court...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

France count on lucky seven to spoil Ronaldo show

France has developed into an opportunist side at Euro 2016 with a penchant for hitting teams on the break. UEFA leaders do not expect outgoing president Michel Platini to accept their invitation to attend ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Quaresma heads Portugal into Euro 2016 quarters

After Quaresma's late strike against Croatia there is a feeling in the camp that this might be their year, with the strategy of manager Fernando Santos allied to the potency of Ronaldo and good fortune. It'...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Washington Nationals Drop Slugfest to Mets, 9-7

Zimmerman was put on the DL retroactive to Thursday. Mets Curtis Granderson, left, greets Jose Reyes after Reyes hit a fourth-inning, solo home run against the Washington Nationals , Thursday, July 7, 2...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Andy Murray wins Wimbledon semi-final against Tomas Berdych

Raonic won the first set 6-3 on Centre Court, and Federer took the next two 7-6 (3), 6-4. Murray , the 2013 champion at Wimbledon, reached his third major title match of 2016 with a no-nonsense 6-3, 6-3, 6-3...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Cardiff comes to standstill to welcome home Wales

Portugal, hoping to win an global title for the first time, take on hosts France in the final on Sunday (Monday morning, Singapore time), 12 years after losing at home to Greece in their only other major final....More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Serena into Wimbledon final, but Venus falls

Williams will face Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber in the final on Saturday, after the German beat Venus Williams 6-4 6-4 in the other semi-final, in 72 minutes. But I feel a little different. "Tha...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Berdych stands between Murray and a place in a third Wimbledon final

He fired himself and the crowd up with a positive approach that was rewarded with two quick breaks, decisively reestablishing momentum in match that lasted just under four hours. Elsewhere, Serena and Venus Wil...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Ronaldo heads Portugal to final

Wales bowed out of the tournament at the semi-final stage with a 2-0 defeat to Portugal in Lyon on Wednesday night. It paid off instantly with a corner in the 50th minute that Raphael Guerreiro floated in tow...More..

Trump lands on Capitol Hill for GOP meetings
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Trump lands on Capitol Hill for GOP meetings

Speaking in Raleigh, N.C., Trump said Hussein was a "bad guy" but complimented him on his handling of terrorists. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), a disabled veteran who pulled his endorsement of Trump over his racist a...More..

Michael Saunders, Brandon Belt earn final All-Star berths
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Michael Saunders, Brandon Belt earn final All-Star berths

With voting set to end at 1 p.m. PST, the Giants first baseman could be mere hours from joining teammates Madison Bumgarner, Johnny Cueto and Buster Posey in the MLB All-Star Game . Marte finished second, ju...More..

Wales 3-1 Belgium: Nine things we learned
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Wales 3-1 Belgium: Nine things we learned

Quoted by The Mirror , Leicester City midfielder Andy King has expressed his disappointment that Wales team-mate Aaron Ramsey will miss the country's huge Euro 2016 semi-final clash with Portugal this week. Wh...More..

Pepe still an injury worry for Portugal
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Pepe still an injury worry for Portugal

Ronaldo , a serial victor in individual and team prizes in club soccer, will get another chance to win his first trophy on the global stage when Portugal meets France or Germany in the final Sunday at the...More..

MI among 10 states suing over restrooms transgender students can use
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

MI among 10 states suing over restrooms transgender students can use

The letter was a direct response to North Carolina's battle with the Justice Department over the state's discriminatory law that forces transgender residents to use public restrooms for the gender they were a...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Memphis Grizzlies agree to 4-year, $94 million deal with Chandler Parsons

Coming off of back-to-back seasons ended by knee injuries, the Magic's interest in Parsons should be limited. Parsons reportedly turned down a max contract from the Portland Trail Blazers earlier Friday. Sour...More..

Kentucky Speedway's resurfacing blends with new NASCAR rules
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Kentucky Speedway's resurfacing blends with new NASCAR rules

Brad Keselowski starts second and Kurt Busch will start third. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series holds another race under the lights this Saturday when drivers compete in the Quaker State 400 . "It dried in an ho...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Euro 2016: How Coach Fernando Santos orchestrated Portugal's resilent victory over Wales

Portugal, meanwhile, will travel to Paris for Sunday's final, where they will play either France or Germany . After a tiresome first half in which neither side created clear-cut chances, Portugal pulled ...More..

Suns, Barbosa agree on two-year contract
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Suns, Barbosa agree on two-year contract

The Suns are in the middle of a youth movement and bringing in a great teammate like Barbosa will be ideal for the development of their young players. Leandro scored in double figures in the three of the seve...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Practice joy for Hamilton at Silverstone

Earlier, Hamilton and Rosberg were instructed to obey a revised "code of engagement" after their three collisions in five races of the season. Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg have been ...More..

Conor McGregor Says He'll Have a Trilogy With Nate Diaz
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Conor McGregor Says He'll Have a Trilogy With Nate Diaz

Mostly, they struggled to hear what was being said. McGregor defeated Jose Aldo at UFC 194 to claim the featherweight crown, but quickly set his sights on Rafael dos Anjos's lightweight title before fighting ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Grizzlies Finally Get Shooting, Chandler Parsons Agrees to Max Deal

Mike Conley #11 of the Memphis Grizzlies handles the ball during the game against the Phoenix Suns on March 6, 2016 at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee. Then there are teams like the Philadelphia 76ers and Bro...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Ings on target as Liverpool see off Tranmere

And fans at Prenton Park got to see Sadio Mane, Loris Karius and Joel Matip in action for their new club for the first time. The Reds take on Tranmere in their first pre-season outing tonight and Jurgen K...More..

Wimbledon results: Milos Raonic upsets Federer, will meet Andy Murray in final
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Wimbledon results: Milos Raonic upsets Federer, will meet Andy Murray in final

Murray, apart from two sets against inspired Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the quarter-finals, has looked like a man totally in control of his own destiny since winning the Queen's Club title, against Raonic,...More..

Ducks acquire G Jonathan Bernier from Toronto for draft pick
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Ducks acquire G Jonathan Bernier from Toronto for draft pick

Before the trade, the Maple Leafs had one of the most expensive goaltending tandems in the league. The draft pick is in 2017, according to Sportsnet . He has 12 shutouts, with a GAA of 2.67 and a save percen...More..

Warriors unsure if Durant will start, jokes coach Kerr
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Warriors unsure if Durant will start, jokes coach Kerr

I wanted to look Steph in his eyes and ask him how he felt about a guy like me joining his team. While the team did not divulge the terms of the deal, it was reported that Whiteside agreed to a four-year, $98...More..

UEFA dismisses doping case against Sakho
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

UEFA dismisses doping case against Sakho

The governing body's statement said that following a hearing with the player's lawyers along with laboratory experts, they had chose to dismiss the case entirely. He can now resume his Reds career, however,...More..