Allyson Felix misses chance at Olympic double

Martinez had edged Eccleston by.03 seconds. "When I give all I have and I run 22.50, the speed just wasn't there". Simone Biles, from Spring, TX, during the floor exercise in the women's gymnastics U.S. But in the end, Martha Karolyi , national te... More..

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Coastal Carolina playing for national championship
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Coastal Carolina playing for national championship

This year, the Wildcats have allowed six earned runs in six games with 54 strikeouts in 54 innings. "We knew we played well enough to go somewhere for a regional, and we got better and trusted the process". As ...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Douglas says ready to improve ahead of Rio

She tripped after she charged around the final turn of the 800 meters on Monday, missing out on a top-three finish and a coveted spot on the Olympic team for Rio. Former Ole Miss track star Ricky Robertson didn...More..

Wadood Named to the Jim Thorpe Award Watch List
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Wadood Named to the Jim Thorpe Award Watch List

It is awarded by the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame. James was previously on the Lott IMPACT Trophy, Bednarik Award and Nagurski Trophy watch lists and was added to a fourth on Monday. Several have already been...More..

Brad Ziegler on trade to Red Sox: 'I was a little surprised'
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Brad Ziegler on trade to Red Sox: 'I was a little surprised'

David Price capped an up-and-down first half with a great performance Sunday against the Rays . Eflin threw 12 balls in the first inning when he issued his only two walks and just 15 balls over his final five...More..

Bin Laden's son threatens revenge against US
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Bin Laden's son threatens revenge against US

Osama's youngest son, 23-year-old Hamza bin Laden sent the warning in an 21-minute audio clip entitled- "We are all Osama", according to SITE intelligence group . Separately, French President Francois Hollan...More..

Griezmann named Euro 2016's best player
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Griezmann named Euro 2016's best player

Despite bemoaning the "cruel outcome" of the tournament, Le Figaro newspaper said in an editorial the French team could still feel proud of their achievements. As they say (sort of), you wait ages for a bus and...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Paul Pogba's agent Mino Raiola approves Man United's proposed package

Jose Mourinho is a known admirer of the Frenchman having tried to sign him last summer when he was Chelsea boss and he has made it clear to United's board he wants him in his team next season. "The league needs...More..

No. 2 Murray narrows gap to No. 1 Djokovic in ATP rankings
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

No. 2 Murray narrows gap to No. 1 Djokovic in ATP rankings

Andy Murray declared he is playing the best tennis of his life after ending a three-year wait for his third Grand Slam in sensational style. The No. "Rio is obviously a big goal of mine and hopefully I can pe...More..

Starbucks increases base pay of workers in October
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Starbucks increases base pay of workers in October

Starbucks Corp will raise the wages of all workers in its USA stores this autumn, after being accused by employees of "extreme" cutbacks in work hours at its American cafes. "You have my personal commitment th...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Solid front runner Noren wins Scottish Open

Local favourite Russell Knox, who was born in Inverness, and American Ryder Cup star Patrick Reed had finished on nine under after matching rounds of 67, with Reed confirming afterwards he would take up his pla...More..

Serena Williams 'greedy' for more glory after winning Wimbledon 2016
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Serena Williams 'greedy' for more glory after winning Wimbledon 2016

Steffi Graf congratulated Serena Williams on equalling her 22 Grand Slam wins. The iconic 34-year-old will also be due a share of the £350,000 prize money for her doubles triumph over Timea Babos and Yaroslav...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Duncan calls time on career after 19 years at Spurs

Popovich will discuss Duncan's decision to retire at a news conference Tuesday. Entering the National Basketball Association one year after 2016 retiree Kobe Bryant, Duncan has arguably enjoyed more success, ...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Public Fireworks Displays Are Fun, Safe Way to Enjoy July 4 Fireworks

Nationally, an average of 230 people went to the emergency room with fireworks-related injuries in the month around the July 4th holiday. According to the consumer product safety commission, the majority of ...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Beyoncé & Jay Z Cheer On Serena Williams' Wimbledon Victory

The 34-year old has now earned her 22nd Grand Slam title, equaling the Open-era mark set by German Steffi Graf. "I love playing Angelique, she's such a great opponent", said Serena of her opponent, "and she's...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Noren shoots 66, leads by 1 at Scottish Open

The Swede, who also led after round two and three, kept his nose in front for the majority of a damp final day in the Highlands - although he was briefly joined by Kiwi Danny Lee after a bogey at the eighth hol...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Reigning Olympic Gymnastics Champ Gabrielle Douglas Back for Rio

Olympic gymnastics trials in San Jose, Calif ., Sunday, July 10, 2016. For Simone Biles , the three-time defending world all-around champion, the day was a coronation that confirmed her place as the favori...More..

Minnesota Timberwolves Summer League
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Minnesota Timberwolves Summer League

Minnesota Timberwolves' Kris Dunn shoots against the Denver Nuggets during the second half of an NBA summer league basketball game. He shot 8 of 18 from the field, and added 4 of 8 from the 3-point line in th...More..

MLB FanFest Opens at San Diego Convention Center: All-Star Week
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

MLB FanFest Opens at San Diego Convention Center: All-Star Week

The 87th Major League Baseball All-Star Game featuring the American and National leagues will take place at Petco Park , home of the San Diego Padres, 8 p.m. Crawford is a 2015 Gold Glove recipient and this s...More..

SEC Media Days set to kick off today
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

SEC Media Days set to kick off today

And as SEC coaches, players and media members descend on Hoover, Ala., there are plenty of storylines around the conference. Alabama head coach Nick Saban, senior defensive lineman Jonathan Allen , senior ...More..

North Korea test-fires submarine-launched missile: Seoul
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

North Korea test-fires submarine-launched missile: Seoul

The U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system to be deployed in South Korea is not targeted at Russian Federation or China, South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-Se was cited as saying on July...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Murray: Surviving Kyrgios first-set serve was key

Even when he faced a beak point leading 4-3 in the fourth he sent down an audacious second serve ace at 122mph. "Just, like, one week I'm pretty motivated to train and play". "I thought the level of tennis wa...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Allyson Felix moves on to 200-meter final

Les Thomas, who treated Merritt at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona and was on hand for the trials. "Nothing can be worse than being told you can never run again, even if you come up a little short here", Merritt s...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

PM Modi holds delegation-level talks with Tanzanian President

President Uhuru Kenyatta Monday morning officially received Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at State House, Nairobi , with an elaborate state reception complete with a 19-gun salute. Under Government of In...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo and Pepe get the glory in Paris

Portugal fan's hopes were nearly dashed half way through the first half when their captain Cristiano Ronaldo was deemed unfit to continue playing after an injury to his left leg. He was able to return, but t...More..

Grichuk gives Cardinals seven at 10 (homers)
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Grichuk gives Cardinals seven at 10 (homers)

Pham's throw home was just a shade behind Nieuwenhuis, and after a brief review, the Brewers celebrated their first walk-off victory of the season. NATIONALS 3, METS 2 Daniel Murphy kept answering the Citi ...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Montreal Canadiens Trade PK Subban to Nashville for Shea Weber

Some fans were even brought to tears. Subban is nearly four years younger than the long-time Nashville captain and tops every defender but Erik Karlsson in terms of point production over the past five season...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Murphy wrecks Mets again, leads Scherzer, Nats to 6-1 win

We're in position to make a run in the second half. "It's the age-old story", Collins said. "We're still in a race,"Collins said". Murphy, who is leading the majors in hitting, homered for the sixth time ...More..

Harrison Barnes verbally agrees to exorbitant contract with Mavericks — NBA free agency
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Harrison Barnes verbally agrees to exorbitant contract with Mavericks — NBA free agency

The deal is worth more than $30 million and final terms will be completed after the Spurs make a move or two to create the necessary cap space, according to the person who spoke on condition of anonymity beca...More..

Murray makes commanding start at Wimbledon
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Murray makes commanding start at Wimbledon

Murray said: "First set was tough". "It's not always that easy". "I was just happy that I improved as the match went on". The 2013 champion wraps up victory Andy Murray of Great Britain and Liam Broady of...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Portuguese communities celebrate in the streets following Euro win

The Euro 2016 showdown had been widely billed as a battle between Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo and Griezmann, who scored six goals in the tournament to become France's new football darling. But West Ham pla...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Noren leads by 2 shots after 3 rounds of Scottish Open

Walters, Hatton and Manassero are all chasing one of the four places in the Open on offer to players who finish in the top 12 and are not already exempt. "I was set for night feeds from Tuesday on", said the ...More..

Brock Lesnar Defeats Mark Hunt at UFC 200
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Brock Lesnar Defeats Mark Hunt at UFC 200

He earned a guaranteed purse of US$2.5 million (S$3.36 million), a publicly reported record for a UFC contest. All three judges scored the bout 29-27 for Lesnar , who sounded tentatively interested in another ...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

EURO 2016: Portugal to face formidable adversary - Paris, France

Beat France on Sunday (Monday morning, Singapore time ), and Portugal will lift their first major tournament title - a feat that some members of their golden generation failed to achieve. Sunday's final will b...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Tigers defeat Indians 12-2

Lonnie Chisenhall was 4 for 5 with three RBI, Carlos Santana and Tyler Naquin homered, and the Cleveland Indians remained ideal in 11 games against the Detroit Tigers this season with a 12-1 victory Tu...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Pelle Leaving Southampton For China In £13m Transfer

However Pelle has agreed a move to the Chinese Super League for an undisclosed fee, believed to be worth £13m, giving Southampton £4m profit on a player with just one year remaining on his contract. Mary's af...More..

Dwyane Wade leaves Miami Heat for Chicago Bulls
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Dwyane Wade leaves Miami Heat for Chicago Bulls

Local charities and businesses that have depended for years on the superstar's financial support are left to wonder what a Wade-less future holds. He joins the National Basketball Association runner-up Warriors...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

British Grand Prix: Daniel Ricciardo stuck in fourth again

The 25 points that the defending champion scored for the win at Silverstone helped him close the gap to team-mate and championship leader Nico Rosberg . The Silverstone stewards are investigating whether ...More..

USA Olympic Swimming Trials 2016
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

USA Olympic Swimming Trials 2016

Adrian won, and Ervin was second. Cullen Jones prepares for the start of the men's 50-meter freestyle at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, Saturday, July 2, 2016, in Omaha , Neb. Ledecky added the 200 fr...More..

Lesnar makes successful return; Tate stunned for title
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Lesnar makes successful return; Tate stunned for title

And then she barely made weight Friday. After downing Tate, Nunes landed six strikes to her opponent's head. We were confident we were gonna make it, but you never know until you get on the official scale. "I...More..

Rangers overcome Hamels struggles in 6-5 win over Twins
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Rangers overcome Hamels struggles in 6-5 win over Twins

Despite losing nine of their last 12 games, the Rangers still have the AL's best record at 54-36. Any time you lose like this it looks ugly. Then the Twins erupted for seven runs, their biggest inning of ...More..

Ruling in Maria Sharapova appeal postponed to September
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Ruling in Maria Sharapova appeal postponed to September

The parties agreed to an "expedited procedure" allowing CAS to issue its ruling this month. The delay in hearing the case will keep Sharapova out of the Olympics and the U.S. It was found that while she had n...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Through hail and heat, Chris Froome stays in control of Tour

He then handed his bike to a mechanic and waved to TV cameras as he exited the race that made him famous. "That was real old-school bike racing", said Froome. The stage began in glorious sunshine in Spain and...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Portugal's Pepe fit for Euro 2016 final

With the Germans and the Spanish, success was not created overnight. France is hoping the "feel good factor" of a successful Euro 2016 will fire up a tentative economic recovery, although the direct impact ...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Dallas shooter planned 'devastating' attack using explosives

The suspect had enough explosives to do damage "throughout the north Texas area" - and left a final message written in his own blood mysteriously saying "RB". The standoff ended when police used a robot to deto...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Murray outclasses Berdych to reach Wimbledon final

He will be buoyed by defeating the 25-year-old on grass three weeks ago in the Queen's Club final, 6-7 (5/7), 6-4, 6-3. But Raonic believed, too. For his career Raonic was 51-21 (71%) in matches at grand slam...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Mike Leake: Leake whiffs 10 as Cardinals beat Brewers

Matt Bowman got two outs and Seth Maness worked the ninth. Jonathan Broxton struck out two more in the eighth for the Cardinals as the Cardinals totaled 12 for the day atop a 15-strikeout performance on S...More..

Bayern Munich midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg set to join Southampton
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Bayern Munich midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg set to join Southampton

Now 20, he is set for a move to the Premier League after a frustrating time of constantly being overlooked by the club, following a loan to rivals, Schalke 04 last season. Southampton's supposed new signing in...More..

Wales on 'cloud nine' - Robson-Kanu
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Wales on 'cloud nine' - Robson-Kanu

Belgium crashed out of the tournament in France on Friday after being beaten 3-1 by Wales in the quarterfinals in Lille . "As for my club situation, I've been at Reading for 12 years". "It's just incredib...More..

State Department reopens Clinton emails probe — APNewsBreak
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

State Department reopens Clinton emails probe — APNewsBreak

During the State Department's press briefing, Kirby commented on the possibility of revoking Clinton or her aides security clearances in the future. State Department spokesman John Kirby released a statemen...More..