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Astros' Giles sent to Triple A after meltdown

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It wasn't Giles first outburst this season. The Astros have recalled left-hander Cionel Perez in a corresponding move. Hinch came to the mound to take out Giles and the television broadcast caught him appearing to curse at Hinch right after he walked by him on his way off the field. Read More »

Panthers pass on 2018 supplemental draft class

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And you thought Chiefs were finished with the NFL Draft. Despite being high in the draft order, the Broncos were awarded no players. The San Francisco 49ers decided against adding players in Wednesday's supplemental draft, allowing them to keep their selections in the traditional 2019 NFL Draft. Read More »

Sagan wins Stage 2 of Tour de France to take early lead

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But the two key mountain challenges are a brutal, uphill 31km individual time trial and a short, sharp shock of a 17th stage with just 65km, featuring 25km of hair-raising descents and 38km of climbs to a summit finish at the Col de Portet in the southwest. Read More »

England V. Croatia, Winner Will Play France

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With three straight extra-time matches, Croatia has played the equivalent a full 90-minute match more than France has through six games in Russian Federation. We will want to give a performance of huge pride. There will in time be positives to take, it's very hard now to put that into context, it's a bit too soon, really, because I think you have to suffer the result a little bit. Read More »

Is Dele Alli England soccer star married - girlfriend?

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The victor of the England-Croatia semifinal game will move onto the World Cup Final, where a matchup against France awaits. "For me Kylian Mbappe is the best player in the France team", Vermaelen told reporters. "I know that I am important and that I was not at my best in the group". Unsurprisingly, the mood in the England camp is positive but one thing Southgate has instilled in his players is a willingness to confront negative moments and learn from them. Read More »

Wimbledon 2018 -- Kevin Anderson stays cool despite Roger Federer upset

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The two players then held their serves brilliantly in the fifth and decisive set, until Anderson broke Federer in the 23rd game to go up 12-11. Anderson, last year's runner-up at the U.S. Against Anderson, though he hit 16 aces, it was down to 79 %. There was no drop-off in intensity; no letdown in the quality of his play. From there, Anderson came all the way back, shocking Federer with a 13-11 triumph in the fifth and final set, capping off the four-plus hour match with a bullet serve up ... Read More »

Nadal to face Djokovic after Del Potro Wimbledon epic

The timing of this one - a match that's decider was described by Andy Murray in the BBC commentary box as "one of the best sets of tennis I have ever seen live" - was somewhat unfortunate as it clashed with England's World Cup semi-final. Del Potro trailed 1-3 but at 5-5 he fired down a swinging ace to reach match point number five and this time Simon cracked, netting a backhand to the relief of the Argetine who roared his approval. Read More »

Croatia into the World Cup Final!

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Dele Alli made a decisive contribution in this game, but after being fouled in the second minute for Trippier's free-kick opener for England , the Tottenham midfielder struggled to make any further impact. England's Marcus Rashford covers his face after losing the semi final . Only Wayne Rooney and Frank Lampard have scored on every day of the week for England . Read More »

World Cup semi-final England v Croatia

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If England is to advance, it will have to get through Croatia , which has its own history of World Cup futility. That final is set to kick off at 4 p.m. He also said that he would be flying to Russian Federation to watch the final, adding: "I'm just waiting on my visa". Many England fans were waiting for the result of the semi-final before shelling out. Read More »

Knox wins Irish Open in playoff after extraordinary finish

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He has boosted his chances of making Europe's Ryder Cup team for the match against the United States in France in September. Fox left himself a putt to win it. Knox might have hoped the "apple throwing" incident would be overshadowed by his victory, but we reckon it's a part of the Irish Open that we shouldn't forget in a hurry. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp asks media to back off Loris Karius following latest howler

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A month-and-a-half on from the Champions League finals and Loris Karius is obviously still suffering the after-effects of that bothersome concussion he picked up in Kiev. Our job is to support Loris. That you [the media] do what you do, we have to deal with it. I've seen this situation 500 times at least in my life - bam, against the chest and the ball is going down. Read More »

Varner, Kraft tied for lead at Greenbrier in West Virginia

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The 34-year old Korean-born American bagged six birdies in seven holes during the final round as he carded a six-under par 64 at West Sulphur Springs to finish well clear of overnight joint-leader Kelly Kraft . Sunday: The Warren JFK graduate shot a 67 to close out A Military Tribute at the Greenbrier tied for third place. Na had posted 63 on Friday to move much closer to the lead. Read More »

Aon reveal multi year partnership with the PGA TOUR and LPGA

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Open and British Open. TPC Boston hosted a FedEx Cup playoff event each Labor Day weekend since 2003, last year and this as the Dell Technologies Championship and as the Deutsche Bank Championship for its first 14 years. The wraparound season starts October 4-7 with the Safeway Open in Napa, California, one week after the Ryder Cup in France. The Dallas and Fort Worth tournaments are split by the PGA Championship, which will be played at Bethpage Black (May 16-19) as part of its new May date. Read More »

England aim to join France in World Cup final

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When the song first was released, the chorus proclaimed "Three lions on a shirt/Jules Rimet still gleaming/Thirty years of hurt/never stopped me dreaming". The cost of that appears to be an injury for Sime Vrsaljko, after he was forced off against the latter and is a big doubt for the upcoming game. England are favourites at $2.4 compared to Croatia's 3.65. Read More »

These are the semi-final matchups at the FIFA World Cup (SCHEDULE)

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Many of those were expected given the US team's absence, but the numbers have still seen sharp declines from 2014 (which both had the USA and was in a more favorable time zone) in particular; for example, the first three days of the Round of 16 averaged 2.3 million viewers, down 20 percent from ESPN/ABC coverage in 2014 (albeit up 16 percent versus ESPN/ABC coverage in 2010). Read More »

Thibaut Courtois puts Real Madrid on red alert

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But aside from his worldwide commitments, Courtois' Stamford Bridge future has been a hot topic in recent months. Chelsea and Roma are interested in signing Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, according to Sky sources. I would like them to be close. " But for me my children are very important, I have always said that, and they live there ", he added. Courtois and Alisson could both be on the move with interest from Real Madrid. Read More »

Riyad Mahrez set to join Man City from Leicester this week

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City kept a watching brief and were reported to be impressed by his return to the side and moved quickly once the summer internationals were over, to resume talks with their Premier League counterparts. Mahrez won the PFA Player of the Year award as Leicester won the Premier League in 2015/16 and has stayed with the club when many expected him to leave. Read More »

Aditi Ashok Tied-26th at Thornberry LPGA Classic

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AUSTRALIA'S Katherine Kirk , the overnight leader, battled her way to a one-under 71 in the second round to be tied for third at the halfway point of the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic in Wisconsin. DONEGAL, Ireland (AP) - Russell Knox of Scotland holed almost identical putts of 40 feet on the 18th hole, first to get into a playoff, and then to beat Ryan Fox and win the Irish Open for his first European Tour victory. Read More »

Pogba urges France to avenge Euros defeat

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England as a nation are preparing for their biggest game in 28 years and the semi-final with Croatia is also easily the biggest game of their careers for a good chunk of the Gareth Southgate's squad. "We had to take advantage a bit more in the counter-attacks, but congratulations to my players and my staff". "It makes me happy that people are happy, but I hope to make them even happier on the evening of the 15th of July". Read More »

Ozil's father urges him to quit Germany duty

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Germany team boss Oliver Bierhoff implied Mesut Ozil should have been dropped from the World Cup squad over a pre-tournament scandal - then back-tracked in an embarrassing twist on Friday. "I can understand if he feels insulted", said the midfielder's father. And he added: "The hurt has grown too strong". And who knows what'll happen at the next match. Read More »

Finch rises to top of ICC's T20I rankings

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Pakistan won the game with 4 balls to spare, registering their 9th consecutive series win. Zaman, who put on 107 runs off 64 balls with Malik, finally holed out at deep backward point while going for a big shot off seamer Jhye Richardson. Read More »

Reds open talks to sign £13m Shaqiri from Stoke

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The Switzerland global is keen to leave Stoke after their relegation from the Premier League and is reported to have a release clause in his contract, although the exact details of that remain unknown. Meanwhile, Shaqiri has made it clear that his future lies in the Premier League, having said: "You are going to hear soon on my future". A deal for the Lyon captain may yet be resurrected after France's World Cup campaign, however. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo will leave Real Madrid to sign with Juventus

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Ronaldo scored the fourth in a 4-1 victory against city rivals Atlético, setting a UEFA Champions League record of 17 goals in a single season in doing so. "In addition to the titles he won, Cristiano Ronaldo has been an example of dedication, work, responsibility, talent and determination", Madrid added. Read More »

'Not good - the best': Thai rescue chief hails Aussie cave hero

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The rescued boys are now in the hospital receiving treatment. The acting governor of Chiang Rai state, Narongsak Osottanakorn, led the rescue operation. The first eight boys brought out were doing well and were in good spirits at the hospital. This mini-submarine may not sound like the most practical or comfortable way to escape a flooded cave, but it's important to note that the trapped kids were not able to swim and had become weak from malnutrition and exhaustion, and none of them ... Read More »

Ironic twist to French fears in semi-final win, says Lloris

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Croatia went undefeated winning Group D, including a convincing 3-0 hammering of Argentina, then beat both Spain and Russian Federation in matches that lasted 2 hours each and both went to penalty kicks. "Our supporters and our country has had a long time suffering in terms of football". The 72-year-old says his designs are insured for £50,000 and fans should expect that sum altogether if they were to auction the notes. Read More »

Arsenal Complete Signing Of Uruguayan Torreira

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Arsenal confirmed this afternoon that the Uruguayan worldwide has joined the club on a long-term contract with the Daily Mail claiming we've paid Sampdoria £25m for his signature. The deal is subject to the completion of regulatory processes. BBC journalist David Ornstein then confirmed on Twitter on Monday that Guendouzi was due to undergo his medical in north London after flying-in from France to complete the surprise transfer ahead of signing a five-year contract. Read More »