Encarnacion hits 3-run HR, Blue Jays beat Tigers 6-0

Parnell this season in limited action with the Tigers has allowed 4 ER in 5.1 IP with a WHIP of 2.25. He is batting.338 (22 for 65) with 20 RBIs in 17 games since returning June 18 after missing 20 games with a sore right quadriceps. The right-hande... More..

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Social media reacts to Dwyane Wade joining the Bulls

The 3,400-square-foot mesh video screen on the exterior of AmericanAirlines Arena will feature images of Wade, vignettes honoring some of the best moments of his Miami tenure will play and the team will relea...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Unbeaten Strasburg pitches Nationals past banged-up Mets 3-1

Though he was selected to represent the club in his hometown of San Diego, and would have been under consideration to start for the NL, Strasburg agreed with the Nats' suggestion he not pitch in the game, for f...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

UFC legend Anderson Silva will be Daniel Cormier's replacement opponent

Jon Jones " "B' sample has come back positive for the same banned substances he was flagged for by USADA in an out-of-competition drug test. Daniel Cormier has issued a statement on his "very tough fight" wi...More..

Rain gone at Wimbledon, but so are Muguruza, 17 other seeds
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Rain gone at Wimbledon, but so are Muguruza, 17 other seeds

The win marked just Cepelova's third match against a top-10 opponent in the past three years and she improved that record to a ideal 3-0. The Slovakian defeated No. Few players have regularly advanced to the la...More..

Hosts Italy, Serbia win opener at Olympic qualifying events
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Hosts Italy, Serbia win opener at Olympic qualifying events

Canada, Turkey and Senegal lie on the other side of the bracket, with Canada defeating the Turkish team 77-69 in their opener on Tuesday night as well. Angola fell to 0-2 and was eliminated, giving Puerto Rico ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

No fifth Williams final as Kerber overcomes Venus

Kerber said her win over Williams in Melbourne would give her plenty of confidence going into the final but added: "It's a completely new match. It's never easy out there". Venus Williams manages to save ma...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Pistorius jailed for six years for murdering girlfriend

Prosecutors can appeal for a heavier sentence, but have not said yet if they will. "He needs to serve half of his sentence, so at least three years before he can apply to be released on parole". Shortly after...More..

Villar's Ninth-inning Hit Leads Brewers
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Villar's Ninth-inning Hit Leads Brewers

Villar's hit, off Oh, got past diving third baseman Greg Garcia. Nieuwenhuis was off to a good lead and slid just inches ahead of Molina's tag. Milwaukee Brewers' Chris Carter is greeted by teammates after ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Real's Ronaldo And Bale Embrace After Euro 2016 Semi-Final

Ronaldo earned the man of the match award in the 2-0 win over Wales in Wednesday's semi-final by scoring Portugal's first goal and coming up with an assist for Nani to score the second. It's a historic mo...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

The goodbye begins for Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat

It will likely seem that way for a while. But everything else about Wade's move resembles what his pal and former teammate James did when he left Miami , as Wade is now doing, and headed home to Ohio. The Heat...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Brock Lesnar's UFC Return: A Huge Step Into The Unknown for Sports

This was expected by many WWE fans, as Randy Orton has been due for his return sometime in the next few months. "The Super Samoan" goes into the fight as the favourite, but will also give up a considerable si...More..

Diego Maradona Urges Lionel Messi to Shelve Plans to Quit Argentina
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Diego Maradona Urges Lionel Messi to Shelve Plans to Quit Argentina

This year's tournament was a special edition honoring the one hundredth year of Copa America and featured an expanded field of 16 teams from North and South America. But his only major worldwide honour is Oly...More..

Braves overcome triple play, beat White Sox 11-8
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Braves overcome triple play, beat White Sox 11-8

Teheran receives the lowest run support among all qualified major-league starters (2.47 per start), while Quintana gets 2.88 per outing - the fourth-lowest in the game. 293 mark, and is second in OBP to Adam Ea...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Zika Virus under fire - local authorities turn up the heat

Microcephaly is a rare neurological condition that causes babies to be born with abnormally small heads, leading to incomplete brain development. A Snohomish County male in his 30s has tested positive for th...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Jets sign free agent centre Mark Scheifele to eight-year contract

Scheifele recorded career highs in goals (29) and points (71) last season with the Jets, who agreed to a four-year, $16.5 million extension with forward Mathieu Perreault on Thursday. The Kitchener, Ontario n...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

I'll be back for my 20th Wimbledon, says Venus Williams

Serena had far too much power for Vesnina , beating the Russian in just 48 minutes, which was three minutes shorter than the previous quickest women's semi-final in the Open era, when Venus beat Dinara Safina ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Jamie Ward says Northern Ireland deserves more recognition

Northern Ireland, making their first appearance at a major tournament since the 1982 World Cup, advanced as one of the best third-placed teams, taking full advantage of the expanded 24-team format which helped ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Ronaldo, Portugal beat Croatia 1-0 at European Championship

Quaresma jubilantly nodded the ball in to the gaping net. Quaresma struck three minutes from the end of extra time after a Cristiano Ronaldo shot was brilliantly saved by Danijel Subasic to settle the tie ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Kerber outguns Venus to set up final showdown with Serena

And the American made it clear after brushing aside Elena Vesnina 6-2 6-0 in 48 minutes - the swiftest Wimbledon's semi-final in professional tennis history - she hasn't forgotten that disappointing summer nigh...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Euro 2016: France to go all out to beat Germany - Didier Deschamps

France , who know all about losing to Germany in the semi-finals, having done it twice - at the 1982 and 1986 World Cups - are not yet where they want to be. And despite ending that run with a hat-trick on the ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

So, Andy, how's it being the nation's last hope?

In Kyrgios' first-round match he was cruising against Radek Stepanek, was serving for the match, lost his serve, his cool, his focus and then the set. "Take it one match at a time ", he told reporters. Serena ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

France hasn't won anything - Deschamps

Germany boss Joachim Low was critical of Euro 2016's 24-team format after his side exited the tournament to France in the semi-finals. Karembeu was part of the France team, captained by Deschamps, that...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Hamilton sets early pace at Silverstone

Jenson Button and Felipe Massa completed the top 10, despite the McLaren driver slowing late on with an issue. A water leak prevented Rosberg from taking part in second practice , but Hamilton doubts it will...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Euro success wins back fans' love for Les Bleus

Otherwise, France's strength is more for winning through sheer persistence. In many ways, the outburst made flawless sense. Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo admitted France will be favourites for thei...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Italy's Simone Zaza crestfallen after penalty miss

Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer gave his side another sight of victory by saving Matteo Darmian's penalty, and Hector held his nerve. "I won't deny that there (were times) when I would have liked to continue...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Germany beat Italy on penalties to progress into Euro Cup semis

Extra time passed without significant incident, meaning penalties for the second time in the quarterfinals - after Portugal beat Poland on Thursday. " Jerome Boateng was annoyed to have conceded Bonucci's eq...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Portugal conduct open training session ahead of Euro 2016 final

Ronaldo was seen consoling Bale after the final whistle, and he also congratulated the Welshman on his side's remarkable run in the competition. And the Real Madrid insists the determination is there for Wal...More..

Andy Murray beats Tomas Berdych to advance to Wimbledon Final
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Andy Murray beats Tomas Berdych to advance to Wimbledon Final

It was a hard-fought match, with the Canadian needing all five sets to take down Federer, 6-3, 6-7 (3), 4-6, 7-5, 6-3. "The older you get, you don't know how many chances you'll have to play in grand slam f...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

UFC 200 pits fighter against Amanda Nunes, not Ronda Rousey

I've worked too hard for too long to have it go any other way and I just refuse to let that happen. Nunes, who has chosen her words carefully in recent weeks, hasn't lacked for confidence. She noted that Nune...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

30 days out: The concerns about Rio Olympics

Instances of gunfire reported by users of the application will be placed on a map of the city. "And that's exactly because there is a possibility we are working as if a probability exists", Alexandre de Moraes ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Dallas shooting: the victims

Dallas police say they used a bomb robot to take out Micah Johnson because they had no other choice. Johnson was killed in a confrontation with police. While photos depict Johnson in his camouflage Army unif...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Bogut dumped in Warriors fire sale

After the Mavericks initially agreed with Barnes on an offer sheet for a maximum contract, the Durant agreement will allow Dallas to sign Barnes to a four-year, $94 million deal because the Warriors will renoun...More..

Lakers sign Russian center Mozgov
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Lakers sign Russian center Mozgov

In six National Basketball Association seasons with the Cavaliers, the Denver Nuggets and New York Knicks, the Russian has averaged 6.9 points and 5.0 rebounds with a career field goal percentage of 53.7. The 3...More..

UFC 201: Demetrious Johnson suffers injury in camp, withdraws from title fight
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

UFC 201: Demetrious Johnson suffers injury in camp, withdraws from title fight

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is out of the co-main event of UFC 201 , where he was scheduled to defend his title against Wilson Reis . Johnson is now riding a nine-fight winning streak and is u...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Neymar transfer fraud case dismissed by Madrid court

Neymar and his father, who is also his agent, have denied any wrongdoing. Prosecutors from Spain's top criminal court had accused the striker, his father, Barcelona's ex-president Sandro Rosell and the club i...More..

Harrison Barnes thanks the Golden State Warriors via Twitter
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Harrison Barnes thanks the Golden State Warriors via Twitter

The Mavericks have informed representatives of Golden State's Harrison Barnes that they intend to sign the restricted free agent to an offer sheet for a four-year, $95 million contract, two people with kn...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Wimbledon 2016: Five biggest upsets from Week 1

He looked subdued for long periods against Querrey - passive in rallies he usually dominates and a step slower. "I'm not going to lie", Querrey said after beating Djokovic , "after the Novak match, I wat...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Wimbledon: Serena Williams sets up clash against Angelique Kerber in the final

Williams will face Angelique Kerber in the final after the fourth seed beat the world number one's sister, Venus , in the second semi-final. After losing to Kerber in the Australian Open final and also losi...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Stephen Curry: Warriors are prepared to be villains

Think of the 2012-13 Lakers who added Dwight Howard and Steve Nash over the summer and stumbled so hard out of the gate, their coach was replaced after just five games. Durant said former teammate Russell Westb...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Wimbledon 2016: Tomas Berdych cruises past Lucas Pouille, reaches semi-finals

It was locked at two sets apiece after Monday, when Berdych wasted five match points before bad light forced the tie to be halted. The victor of the match will face Milos Raonic in Sunday's final. Milos Raoni...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

New look, new rules for Kentucky Speedway NASCAR race

Past success might not be the best indicator of performance in Saturday's race since Kentucky underwent a repave in the offseason. "That will help me once I run that Xfinity vehicle to know what I can do in...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Spurs send Boris Diaw, pick to Jazz for point guard Hanlan

It's a bargain in today's National Basketball Association and the trade for Diaw really appears to be a no-risk move for the Jazz, who get a veteran for cheap that will help them on and off the court. "I've bee...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Legend Anderson Silva to fill for Jon Jones at UFC 200

The fight, which will be a non-title bout, takes place after Cormier's bout with Jon Jones for the UFC Light-Heavyweight title was called off on Wednesday. Silva has fought just three times at 205 pounds, but...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Helicopters and GPS to spot floating trash at Rio Olympics

Aly Raisman competes on the balance beam during day two of the 2016 P&G Gymnastics Championships in St. Louis last month. Three of the world's top-10 players in the men's game have already opted out of Rio, a...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Serena Williams in confident mood after reaching ninth Wimbledon final

I think right now I'm a little bit more relaxed than there.'Venus Williams gave credit to her opponent: 'She played so well. "She's, like, serving 129mph in the corner, it's really hard to read". Serena, play...More..

Basketball: Local players react to Dwyane Wade leaving Miami Heat
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Basketball: Local players react to Dwyane Wade leaving Miami Heat

A year ago, Wade and the Heat almost parted ways before settling on a $20 million, one-year deal . His deal is reportedly for $47.5 million over two years, slightly more lucrative than the Heat's two-year, $41...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Olympics: Team USA announces official basketball roster

Anthony , a Baltimore native, tweeted on Monday, "Humbled to rep #TeamUSA in my 4th Olympics #RIO #UNITE " with a picture of a U.S. jersey. Kyrie Irving is the only player from the 2016 National Basketball A...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

How Pokémon Helped Nintendo Crack the Mobile-Game Market

Nintendo might not have been directly involved in the development of the highly-anticipated, augmented reality title, Pokemon GO , but the veteran gaming firm sure reaped the benefits of the game's launch. ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Trump's Virginia Campaign Chair Blames Clinton for 'Encouraging' Dallas Shooting

But the presumptive Republican presidential nominee did not repeat that view on Friday, instead offering support for police and referring in his own Facebook post to the "senseless, tragic deaths of two people ...More..