Sport


Olympic heartbreak for Canadian men
- July 10, 2016

Fans can watch the Canada vs. New Zealand basketball game live online and see which team keeps its dreams of the Rio Olympics alive. Tristan Thompson managed eight points and seven rebounds, Anthony Bennett dropped seven points with five rebounds while Tyler Ennis had nine points. (more...)
D'Angelo Russell sinks game-winning three at buzzer in Summer League
- July 10, 2016

The crowd at Thomas & Mack center was electric all game. "There was a lot of hype coming into this game". Was there anything that surprised the staff? "That's why the expectations are there", Mermuys said. "He's been a leader through practice and of course he was a leader today, just telling me to get to my spots and he'll find me", Ingram said. He stated that Ingram made a lot of the game look "effortless" and it seemed that he "wasn't even trying". (more...)
Rosberg escapes penalty for slow lap
- July 10, 2016

The German appeared to have won an elongated battle with Max Verstappen, only for gearbox problems with his Mercedes to put the Red Bull man back in contention for second. Those fans took Hamilton to heart in rare fashion on Sunday: not only did the victor crowd surf during his celebrations, but the faithful fans also booed Hamilton's arch-rival Rosberg - apparently in retaliation for the booing aimed at Hamilton after the recent race in Austria . (more...)
Double triumph for Serena as Williams sisters win Wimbledon title Double triumph for Serena as Williams sisters win Wimbledon title
- July 10, 2016

Serena Williams insisted she was not focused on No. 22. Despite it being her second match of the day, Serena Williams was determined to bring home another title for her older sister and she did not disappoint. It is the fourth time Serena has won both titles in the same year, while Venus had done the double twice herself. But this goes without saying that Serena has somehow sparked a change in the way people think about the sport and how commercialized she's helped make it become ... (more...)
Blue Jays all-star pitcher Marco Estrada placed on 15-day disabled list
- July 10, 2016

Carlos Delgado had 76 in 2003. Young (2-8) matched Runelvys Hernandez's team record by allowing at least one home run in 13 consecutive starts. Staring back at them was Chris Young , the Royals beleaguered starter who has surrendered the most home runs in baseball this season. (more...)
Gatlin, Lagat bull their way into Olympics
- July 10, 2016

Jason Richardson, the silver medalist in London, finished fifth. In a surprise 110-meter finish at the U.S. Track and Field Trials, Oregon wide receiver Devon Allen won the event in 13.03 seconds. Bernard Lagat, 41, used a remarkable kick to come out of the pack to overtake the leaders on the final lap, winning in 13:35.50. Numerous television viewers might not realize that all events, with the exception of the 10,000 meter run, have one or two preliminary rounds prior to the finals that are ... (more...)
McCutchen helps Pirates to a rare win over Cubs, Arrieta
- July 10, 2016

But at the same time we've got to be better. In San Francisco, Brandon Belt had an RBI triple, Grant Green homered for the first time this season and the Giants got a big lift from their bullpen. "We weren't walking away with our head down and feeling sorry for ourselves after getting beat through June".Rizzo's solo home run, his 21st, off Neftali Feliz (3-0) gave the Cubs a short-lived 4-3 lead in the top of the seventh inning. (more...)
Froome seizes yellow jersey with solo win in Pyrenees Froome seizes yellow jersey with solo win in Pyrenees
- July 10, 2016

Before launching his attack, Froome landed a left jab - to a spectator's face. Meanwhile Dane Michael Morkov was the first cyclist to abandon this year's Tour de France during the eighth stage in the Pyrenees. Froome's Team Sky's impressive collective strength was on display throughout the four major ascents, preventing his main rivals from trying their luck in hot temperatures. (more...)
Mahut, Herbert win all-French Wimbledon men's doubles final
- July 10, 2016

For a while let us forget the number of titles won by Serena, although it is a hard idea to mull about. With Venus's health having improved in the past 12 months, they have been able to reunite and the lure of the Olympics helped them get back into action. (more...)
Serena Williams reveals fears following U.S. racial violence Serena Williams reveals fears following U.S. racial violence
- July 10, 2016

Wimbledon champion Serena Williams insists she won't let her chase for the all-time record of 24 Grand Slam titles become a damaging distraction. "Definitely so excited to win Wimbledon , that's always a great feeling". The Williams sisters now have a remarkable 14-0 record when playing doubles together in Grand Slam finals. "First of all I would like to say congrats to Serena". (more...)
Lydia Ko edges ahead at US Women's Open Lydia Ko edges ahead at US Women's Open
- July 10, 2016

Park was 8-under after the second round and led Yang and Mirim Lee by two shots, Ko and Haru Nomura by three. Things were not quite so simple for world number one Ko, second-ranked Henderson and No 4 Thompson, who played together in the afternoon when the wind picked up and the greens got firmer. (more...)
Dwyane Wade on Going to Chicago: 'I'm Still Numb'
- July 10, 2016

Coach Fred Hoiberg's freewheeling offense will now get Wade and Rondo, who is three years older than Rose. Last year Butler took 44% of his shots from the paint, Rondo 54%, and Wade 57% from the paint. Wade decided Wednesday night to accept a two-year contract offer from the Bulls and return to his hometown. And if there were ever two players that didn't need a traditional point guard to be the best the can be on the floor it is Wade and Butler. (more...)
Welsh fans celebrate Euro 2016 victory against Belgium
- July 10, 2016

Wales advanced to the semi-finals of an global tournament for the first time in their history, after surpassing a talented Belgium side in the Euro 2016 quarter-finals. Hungary impressively won their group but if they struck any fear into Belgian hearts it did not show. Not all, but this match, and Belgium's best chance of lifting a major trophy for the first time, certainly with Wales now looking forward to facing Portugal in the semi-finals. (more...)
Lydia Ko takes lead after 3rd round of US Women's Open
- July 10, 2016

Everyone jockeyed for position to see the world No. 1 golfer. Jin, an incoming freshman at the University of Southern California, moved into first place with a two-day total of 8-under (69-67). 5, 9) and two bogies (Nos. Ko wasn't phenomenal in the third round, simply steady. You're getting quick and you're frustrated, but you can't do that out there.' She was right. (more...)
Manchester United: France International Open To Joining Jose Mourinho
- July 10, 2016

Pretty sure they don't need to. Schweinsteiger's United contract runs until 2018 but he could be set to leave the Red Devils given he is reportedly unsure of where he fits into Jose Mourinho's plans. Just before Les Bleus played Iceland in the quarter-final, a Danish far-right party posted a message on Facebook featuring images of Paul Pogba, whose parents emigrated from Guinea, and Senegal-born Patrice Evra with the Iceland captain Aron Gunnarsson. (more...)
In nod to Sanders, Clinton offers new health care proposal
- July 10, 2016

An effort to inject language criticizing Israel for "occupation and illegal settlements" in the Democratic Party platform was voted down by Hillary Clinton supporters Saturday as the party's platform drafting committee met in Orlando. That, too, was rejected. After losing on the platform committee, by a vote of 104-77, some Sanders supporters broke into boos and walked out of the meeting room while others shook their fists in a thumbs-down position. (more...)
Amanda Nunes is the New UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion
- July 10, 2016

Cespedes tossed his bat aside after connecting on a drive that clanked off the facing of the second deck in left field. Tate, who claimed the belt with a fifth-round submission of Holly Holm at UFC 196, looked to defend her belt for the first time. (more...)
'It doesn't get boring' - Serena loving dominance
- July 10, 2016

But I just had a very clear feeling it was going to be a rough tournament for me after winning a Grand Slam and coming here. She had also knocked out five-time champion Venus Williams in the semi-finals. Serena has more money than she could ever spend, but says she is driven by the fact she wants to be remembered not just as one of the best female athletes in the world, but one of the best athletes - period. (more...)
Euro 2016: We Were Outclassed by Germans, Admits Slovakia Coach
- July 10, 2016

Low's side ought to have been two goals to the good after Martin Skrtel recklessly shoved Gomez in the penalty area five minutes later, but Matus Kozacik bailed out his captain, flinging himself to his left to repel Ozil's 12-yard effort. That's the fate that befell Slovakia on Sunday against Germany in a round of 16-match at the European Championship, which it eventually lost 3-0. (more...)
Euro roundup: Griezmann lifts France to quarterfinals
- July 10, 2016

The tournament represented something of a watershed for O'Neill's squad with the likes of Brady, Jeff Hendrick and Shane Duffy announcing their arrival on the worldwide scene at the same time as veterans Shay Given, John O'Shea and Robbie Keane took a step back. (more...)
Red Sox fight through injuries to hold off Rays 6-5
- July 10, 2016

As for the Red Sox , they're 13-6 in their last 19 Saturday games, and 1-4 in their last five game twos of a series. Just over a week ago, Over the Monster's Marc Normandin made a plea for Wilkerson to be inserted into the Red Sox rotation . (more...)
Red Sox get former Blue Jay Hill from Brewers Red Sox get former Blue Jay Hill from Brewers
- July 10, 2016

Wilkerson will report to the Brewers' Triple A team in Colorado Springs sometime this weekend. Ziegler could be available Sunday, but the Red Sox will be without utilityman Brock Holt (ankle) and reliever Junichi Tazawa (shoulder) as they go for their sixth win in seven contests. (more...)
Stanton hits 2 homers again, but Marlins lose to Mets 4-2 Stanton hits 2 homers again, but Marlins lose to Mets 4-2
- July 10, 2016

Stanton now has 19 home runs this season along with 47 runs batted in. Stanton crushed his first bomb of the day in the fourth inning off Jacob deGrom, smoking a first-pitch fastball off the second deck in left-center field. "Tell 'em to ask". Wilmer Flores celebrates with Jose Reyes after crushing his second home run of the game. According to Elias Sports Bureau, Stanton is the first player to hit four homers in four consecutive at-bats (including a walk) since Albert Pujols did it ... (more...)
Not done yet. Gatlin, Lagat bull their way into Olympics
- July 10, 2016

Olympic trials on Friday, told a news conference on Wednesday. Justin Gatlin won a 200 metres showdown with LaShawn Merritt and 41-year-old Bernard Lagat made his fifth Olympic team by winning the 5,000m at the US athletics trials on Saturday. (more...)
Ted Cruz to speak at the Republican National Convention
- July 10, 2016

He could have shown himself to be contrite. Two Republican officials with a direct knowledge of the event commented that the presumptive Republican nominee predicted that the senators would lose their reelection bids due to their lack of support. (more...)