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Kyle Busch wins Cup Series race at Chicagoland

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Busch imitated someone crying in front of an NBC camera and said, "If you don't like that kind of racing, then don't watch". He changed his line up there for a couple of laps in a row, and I got a big run and went to throw the slider on him and got really tight. Read More »

Mario Hezonja signing with Knicks on one-year contract

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With all apologies to Mario Hezonja joining the New York Knicks is not the biggest news of the day when LeBron James finally announces that he's joining the New York Knicks . In 75 games, he made 30 starts and shot 44 percent from the field. Come 2019, All-Stars such as Kevin Durant , Marc Gasol , Al Horford , Kyrie Irving , Kawhi Leonard , Kevin Love , Klay Thompson , and Kemba Walker will all be eligible to hit the open market. Read More »

No meeting on tap for LeBron, Cavaliers

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James, 33, would have made $35.6 million in the 2018-19 season had exercised his option with the Cavs. The Sixers and Lakers are only still in this conversation since they have ample cap space, Cleveland has his Bird Rights so they can go over the cap to sign James again. Read More »

Serena Williams hates being away from daughter

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On the programme, her coach Patrick Mouratoglou told her in early May that unless she chose to stop breastfeeding , she would not go back to dominating the world of women's tennis. She said she'd heard that nursing would promote weight loss, but that didn't happen for her. Everyone takes things differently. Venus Williams praised Wimbledon chiefs after the tournament's much-maligned schedule-makers finally gave female stars top billing on Wednesday. Read More »

Francesco Molinari cruises to record win at Quicken Loans National

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He has won five times on the European Tour, but the same level of success in North America as always eluded him. Woods matched the 21-birdie count of runaway victor Francesco Molinari over the week, although the tournament host littered his card with several more bogeys than the Italian as he closed on 11 under par - 10 strokes behind the champion . Read More »

Lee Grant: Man Utd close to signing Stoke City keeper

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However, Manchester United are thought to be keen to send Perreira out on loan next season to ensure the promising shot stopper gets more experience. He is not expected to feature often, but has been signed in an nearly advisory role, providing quality backup as well as being an inspiration to the academy goalies. Read More »

Zimbabwe Rugby team receives apology after sleeping on street in Tunisia

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The Zimbabwe Rugby Union was not immediately available to comment. However, their preparations for the crucial encounter got off to a disastrous start after players and technical officials were Monday evening forced to sleep on the streets of Tunisia after being offered appalling accommodation by their hosts after their arrival for a 2019 Rugby World Cup qualifier on Saturday. Read More »

Suarez - One man doesn't make a team

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Uruguay have won all of their games in Russian Federation, conceding just one goal in four games, and take on France , who beat Argentina 4-3 in the round of 16. "I learned that in Italy when I was working there", said Tabarez, who coached at Cagliari and briefly AC Milan in the 1990s. "I am confident and happy because this team will always fight with all their strength", he said. Read More »

Arsenal to sign Andre Gomes from Barcelona

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And according to the bookies, Barcelona ace Gomes could be Emery's next summer signing. Arsenal finished in sixth spot in the Premier League last season to miss out on Champions League football for the second successive campaign. Arsenal are the 6/4 favourite to sign Portugal worldwide Gomes, while Chelsea are next in line at 4/1. Meanwhile, Barcelona could be looking to cash in on midfielder Andre Gomes over the summer, with new Arsenal manager Unai Emery keen on taking ... Read More »

Diego Maradona calls England win over Colombia a 'monumental robbery'

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Asked by a TASS correspondent whether the team was feeling under the gun to reach the final of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation, the 27-year-old player of Tottenham Hotspur FC replied that "there is no pressure at all". Only 8 teams are remaining in the tournament. This World Cup was touted as another battlefield to settle the GOAT debate. (1986 World Cup winner) Diego Maradona was not acting, (Argentina captain) Lionel Messi is not acting. Read More »

Dwight Howard Reportedly Wants to Join LeBron on the Lakers

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From Orlando he went on to spend a year with the Lakers before three seasons with the Rockets. LeBron, 33, had been linked with a move to the Lakers in recent months as it became clear his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers could not realistically compete with the Golden State Warriors . Read More »

Arsenal Ready To Hijack Tottenham's Attempts To Sign £44m Ligue 1 Star

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French midfielder Yassin Fekir has signed a deal to extend his stay with the French club Lyon until 2020. Genesio admits their captain is free to leave if a "bigger club" wants to sign him. Spurs appeared to have earmarked the young Frenchman as the ideal heir to Mousa Dembele - who has offers from Italy and China - but Lyon want at least three times what they paid. Read More »

Belgium strike back to beat Japan in World Cup epic

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We've won all our games, everyone has played and we've scored 12 times. Belgium were emphatic in the second half, but right before Chadli's goal, Japan actually had a short spell of dominance. Mexico has now lost in the round of 16 at every tournament over the same period of time, extending its wait for the "quinto partido" - or fifth game - for at least another four years. Read More »

Park Sung-hyun Wins 2nd LPGA Major in Dramatic Fashion

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Historic Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey was named Saturday as host of the 2029 PGA Championship, its 10th major men's tournament, and the 2023 Women's PGA Championship. But Ryu's tee shot on No. 17 went into the water to the left of the green, setting up the three-way tie. After a misguided approach shot came up short, Park found herself in real trouble with her ball obscured by high grass just inches from the water. Read More »

Colombia fans mourn World Cup shootout loss to England

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For England fans who have made the journey to Moscow, there was confidence but also nerves. "It was a good game - sad that we couldn't get through, but I'm proud of the team's effort", said 47-year-old shoe shiner Mauricio Sanchez, who spent much of the game standing atop his box of supplies, the better to see the screen. Read More »

Roger Federer begins Wimbledon title defence in style against Dusan Lajovic

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The Swiss star's name has been synonymous with Nike ever since he won his first Grand Slam title at Wimbledon in 2003. "I'm very happy, I felt good from the start too which was nice and that was not the case a year ago against him. The same obviously applies at Wimbledon, but he feels that the Queen's experience has prepared him for the adjustment to grass and for all that there was natural nervousness, he could not have reacquainted himself with the surface more comfortably, always in ... Read More »

Japan's oracle octopus turned into sashimi

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But his spirit will live on, as the fisherman plans to use another octopus to predict the results of future fixtures. Rabiot made the predictions by moving to different parts of a paddling pool. Another oracle octopus , Paul , died in Germany after predicting 12 out of 14 football games correctly. Paul passed peacefully in his aquarium at the Sea Life Centre in Oberhausen in 2012, aged two. Read More »

Colombia vs. England live stream

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Gareth Southgate's side are favourites with the bookmakers, but it has been hard to judge just how good they are. Harry Kane's penalty against Colombia in the World Cup last-16 tie made him the first England player to score in six consecutive internationals since 1939. Read More »

England finally wins penalty shootout at World Cup

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England ended their World Cup penalties misery with a 4-3 win shootout against Colombia in Moscow, a success that saw them claim victory from spot kicks for the first time since 1996. And then, facing the shootout test that has proved too much for England teams for so long, they kept their emotions in check, put history out of mind and focused on the task in hand. Read More »

Liverpool ready to enter running for World Cup star

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Real Madrid are eyeing as many as three Chelsea frontliners this summer. "Madrid and London are great", he said, following Belgium's win over Japan last night. The 26-year-old is in the final year of his contract at Chelsea, and he is yet to sign a new one, so the Blues may be forced to sell him this summer or lose him next year for free. Read More »

Russian Federation defeats Spain in shootout | Sports General

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They entered the tournament as the worst-ranked host in history - the 70th best team in the world, according to Federation Internationale de Football Association - but then beat Saudi Arabia and Egypt with two hard-running performances that surprised their own fans as much as anyone else. Read More »

Igor Akinfeev's awesome kick save powers Russian Federation to upset over Spain

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Koke and Iago Aspas were denied by the Russian Federation goalkeeper as 2010 champions Spain , who dominated possession without creating clear chances, were defeated 4-3 on penalties . Turmoil erupted two days before the opening game, when the federation fired the head coach. "There were some feelings flashing up in your feet or your head, that it could be Spain for us", Dmitry Cheryshev said Saturday. Read More »

British Cave Rescuers in Thailand: 'Best in the Business'

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He said the diving teams included doctors. He said: "Diving is not easy". "If something happens midway, it could be life-threatening". New footage released by the Royal Thai Navy shows rescuers comforting the 12 boys and their football coach who have been trapped inside the Tham Luang Nang Non cave since 23 June. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo Agrees €100m Juventus Move

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Despite being tied down to a release clause of €1 billion (£883 million), Ronaldo is allegedly keen on a massive pay rise that will bring him on par with the likes of Barcelona 's Lionel Messi and Paris Saint-Germain 's Neymar . Indeed, it's been suggested Real are prepared to sell Ronaldo for €120m. However, speculation about Ronaldo's future has been gathering pace in recent weeks, as he was coy after the Champions League final in Kiev in May when discussing a possible transfer. Read More »

Lakers rumors: Spurs most recent absurd asking price for Kawhi Leonard

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As it stands, Lonzo Ball is arguably a more competent lead guard as he is bigger, a better defender (by far), a gifted passer and, while he is an inconsistent shooter, he normally draws more defensive pressure from distance than Rondo. The 27-year-old small forward has emerged as a strong -325 wager to part ways with the San Antonio Spurs on the National Basketball Association player props, and has reportedly expressed interest in joining the Lakers, a move that would further shake up the ... Read More »

NBA Free Agency Started

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Teams and players can not formally sign contracts until July 6. The Akron, Ohio, native was also thought to have a good chance of returning to Cleveland, if only for one more season perhaps, and the 76ers were reported to have pitched James on joining forces with their collection of impressive young talent. Read More »

Twitter reacts as Brazil defeat Mexico in the Round of 16

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Brazil knocked Mexico out of the tournament with a 2-0 victory. When it comes to Neymar , if you blink, you invariably miss it. Neymar writhed around and convulsed as if he had received an electric shock. Both escaped punishment, but the judgment elsewhere was less forgiving, with Neymar asked after the match if he was a diva trying to draw fouls. But what has been also very impressive is the way centre-back duo of Miranda and Thiago Silva have preformed in Russian Federation. Read More »