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When Sachin Tendulkar helped Harmanpreet Kaur to get a job

An example of how glorious a sporting relationship between two players and indeed teams can be was set by Australia's Alex Blackwell after she presented Harmanpreet Kaur with an Aussie team jersey soon after India's 36-run victory in the semi-finals of the Women's World Cup . Read More »

'I've Done My Time.' OJ Simpson Has Just Been Granted Parole


Simpson received a 33-year sentence in 2008 for an armed robbery involving two sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel room. Simpson claimed he was trying to get personal items stolen from his home years ago. Arnelle Simpson stated that her father is "like my best friend and my rock". I mean the first time around, the double-murder case and the trial, that was just fascinating for a bunch of different reasons. Read More »

Mariners trade top prospect for pitching help


At Triple-Memphis this year, he is 6-4 with a 2.90 ERA, allowing 17 walks while striking out 57. Gonzales is a former Gonzaga University standout who was on the fast track to the Majors after getting drafted in the first round in 2013 until being sidelined by Tommy John surgery a year ago. Read More »

'I've done my time': OJ Simpson asks for prison release


A Nevada parole board has granted 70-year-old O.J. Simpson an early release from prison after he spent almost nine years behind bars for a botched Las Vegas hotel armed robbery in which he attempted to steal memorabilia from two sports collectibles dealers. Read More »

Jamaica vs. Canada 2017 live stream


Mexico will take on Jamaica in the semifinals of the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup on Sunday, July 23 at 6 p.m. After netting in the 2015 Gold Cup semifinals and final , Mattocks is ready to steer the Jamaican bid for a return to the decider. Read More »

Hernandez pitches well, but Mariners fall to Yankees


He makes it easy on the defense because there's not much action for us. "He's got a great arm". He'll draw a tough start next week against the Red Sox at home. Statcast , which tracks the distance, exit velocity and launch angle of home runs, had no measurement for Judge. "He gave me a fastball and kind of left it in the middle", Gardner said. Read More »

Kuchar aiming to come of age at British Open

Mickelson failed to make a birdie Thursday, the first time that has happened in a major in five years. "Each hole presents new challenges and I wait until I get there to see what challenge is presented to me and try to make the best of it". Read More »

Mike Montgomery And Cubs Notch 6 Straight Win


For all that had gone right during the Cubs' six straight victories coming out of the All-Star break, Friday's bullpen implosion brought with it a stark reality check. "Rondon, I put him in a bad spot", Maddon said. "That was it until the eighth when it got out of hand". Mike Montgomery hit his first home run and allowed two hits and one run in six innings to lead the streaking Chicago Cubs to an 8-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday. Read More »

Lil' Poults beats lil' Daly in side match at The Open


Huge galleries and they were really pulling for me, so it was really nice to be in position, keep churning out decent scores and keeping myself on the board. At the end of play, Jordan Spieth had restored common sense to the Open with his practical magic, while Ian Poulter was threatening a bug-eyed, bodice-ripper of a romance. Read More »

National Football League has wrapped up investigation into Cowboys Ezekiel Elliott


The report also states that the NFL's investigation is "nearing completion" and that the "league has shared its findings with the NFLPA, Elliott and his representatives". Complicating matters is Elliott's questionable actions outside of the investigation, drawing further scrutiny for the league. Jones told reporters Tuesday he'd spoken with Elliott about the most recent issue and "just learning that your every move will be scrutinized and how in this day and time it will be looked at ... Read More »

McIlroy ecstatic with second round


Rory McIlroy has endured a frustrating season as he struggled to cope with a rib injury and he was not among the favourites in the tournament. If McIlroy had to be reminded, so did everyone else. 1 in the world, and then found himself emotionally wrapped up in tending to his mother, who was diagnosed with lung cancer. At the 3rd, McIlroy took three putts after his first, over and around a mean little hillock, fetched up well short of the hole. Read More »

A Few Evening Showers and Thunderstorms


That makes the heat wave official in those locations, but other locations still need Friday to reach into the 90s to make it three consecutive days. Wednesday's high was 96 degrees, recorded at Eppley Airfield. Tuesday - Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Wednesday - Sunny, with a high near 82. "If heavy showers and thunderstorms move across the same area, then flash flooding is possible", Conte said Friday, July 24. Read More »

In Yoenis Cespedes's Dream, Mets Are Conspicuously Absent


He's slated to become a free agent ahead of the 2021 season. Here's what he told Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle . Yoenis Cespedes is in the first season of a four-year, $110 million deal with the Mets , but it appears he already is thinking about life after NY. Read More »

John Wall agrees to $170 million extension with Wizards


The report by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski says Wall's extension includes a fouth-year player option and a 15 percent trade kicker. Wall's extension is more good news for a Wizards team that also re-signed Otto Porter Jr . There had been persistent National Basketball Association rumors saying that John Wall might want to leave the Wizards to join up with another All-Star such as DeMarcus Cousins in Sacramento at one point. Read More »

Can Rory McIlroy win The Open Championship 2017?


McIlroy was five over par standing on the 10th tee and getting ready to pack his bags for home before he found his rhythm. "I was nervous going out". "There was a lot of quality out there and I was happy to see that". "I love this golf course, the love affair has not changed since 2008". In fact, I didn't do anything particularly well. "They did their part, I just didn't do mine - but I've come back from bad rounds before". Read More »

Air France unveils Low-Cost Airlines to attract younger generation


Joon will not be a low-priced airline as it will offer original products and services that reflect those of Air France. "Joon is a brand that carries these values". A spokeswoman for the airline tells CNNthat 40-year-olds will be allowed on board, which is great news for Air France's new CEO, who is 48 and clearly very influenced by this savvy age set. Read More »

Chicharito agrees to join West Ham from Leverkusen

Chicharito would eventually be sold to Bayer Leverkusen by Louis van Gaal before Mourinho stated that he'd never have sold the striker to Germany. West Ham United are reportedly on the brink of signing Marko Arnautovic from Stoke City . Michail Antonio was one of the team's best players last season, appearing in defense , midfield and attack , where he scored nine goals. Read More »

Liverpool signs Andy Robertson from Hull City


Speaking to the club's official website Robertson said: "It feels a wee bit surreal just now". "There's not many, if any, more special clubs than Liverpool ". Eight other Premier League sides, as well as PSV Eindhoven and Sporting Lisbon, were reportedly interested in the left-back. While not a true player swap, it has the appearance at least of Liverpool having only spent £2-3M on Robertson . Read More »

Possible Twins trade for Braves pitcher Jaime Garcia in limbo


The 31-year-old Garcia is 3-7 this year in 17 starts with a 4.33 ERA and a 1.33 WHIP. His 54.7 percent groundball rare this season would be the best among Twins' starters, and he has gone at least six innings 13 times. Blair was acquired from the Arizona Diamondbacks in the deal that brought Ender Inciarte and Dansby Swanson over for starting pitcher Shelby Miller. Read More »

Rory McIlroy continues climb up Open leaderboard


He had played his way into trouble and out of it again. McIlroy grinding to get his ass involved in a major championship Jordan Spieth is already wrapping his fingers around? Rory McIlroy , due out at 9.47am, is confident he can still win after staging a back-nine rally to salvage his tournament on the first day. Read More »

Derrick Rose considering return to Chicago, Bulls reunion


While he played well with the Knicks-better than most expected he would-dramatics got in the way as they often do in the Big Apple. His season ended April 2 after a left knee injury that required the fourth knee surgery of his nine-year National Basketball Association career. Read More »

Rangers Reaching Out To Teams With Potential Interest In Yu Darvish


Texas has endured a disappointing season, and apparently general manager Jon Daniels is thinking about cashing in his biggest trade chip. Switching to the league without the designated hitter - in a friendlier home park like Wrigley Field - could at least buoy Darvish's dazzling season (3.45 ERA, 9.4 K/9, 3.0 BB/9 over 20 starts) and improve on his 6-8 record. Read More »

Usain Bolt to run 100m and 4x100m at World Championships


On the eve of the Monaco race, Jamaican sprinting legend Usain Bolt paid Van Niekerk the ultimate compliment saying he regretted not racing the South African as he draws the curtain on his career. But I don't blame him at all. "I've done everything that I possibly can in this sport", he said, before recalling a conversation he had with great former American track star Michael Johnson. Read More »

Alvaro Morata hails Chelsea as 'best club', Antonio Conte 'best coach'

The Italian suggested Juve to sign Morata back in 2014 but the Spaniard arrived in Turin weeks after Conte's resignation as Juve boss. Having left him out of their 25-man preseason tour squad, the Blues seem set to sell Nemanja Matic, but they have gained £40m midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco . Read More »

Ozil on verge of huge new deal


He has said he wants to play in the Champions League , from which we infer that he may want to leave since Arsenal aren't in the Champions League this season, but he has never actually said he wants to leave. Wilshere's future is yet to be decided as the midfielder who has a year left on his contract is still going through options of potential move away from the Emirates. Read More »

Adam "Pacman" Jones Suspended By NFL For Violating League's Conduct Policy


Law enforcement has implicated Jones , 33, on multiple charges this year, including assault, disorderly conduct and obstructing official business charges following a January 3 incident. Jones has three days to appeal the decision. He was suspended without pay by the league for the 2007 season after an incident in a Las Vegas nightclub resulted in a man being paralyzed. Read More »

Panthers sign guard Turner to 4-year contract extension

It also includes a $15 million signing bonus. It's only Marty Hurney's second day as the Panther's interim GM, but he has already made one player very happy. Last year, with the Panthers dealing with several injuries up front, Turner started three games at right tackle. Even being at least two years younger than everyone else, he is tied with David DeCastro for the most Pro Bowl appearances with two. Read More »

Sergio Garcia on self-inflicted shoulder injury: 'It didn't feel good at all'


Sergio Garcia feared he had blown his chances of winning the Open Championship with a self-inflicted shoulder injury after he lashed out at a gorse bush at Royal Birkdale . "Obviously, I'm not happy about it", Garcia told reporters after his round. "Fortunately for me I didn't". The Masters champion eagled the next hole and went on to complete an impressive 69 to sit 2 over at the halfway stage of the tournament, seven behind Jordan Spieth and Brooks Koepka, who had yet to tee off when ... Read More »