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LeBron James' L.A. home vandalized, target of hate crime

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The front gate leading up to LeBron James' Los Angeles home was reportedly spray painted with the n-word and detectives are investigating it as a hate crime, according to a TMZ report . The property manager has been notified, and the incident is under investigation, he said. "You've got guys like Martin Luther King, who all he talked about was trying to unite all of us, no matter the color, no matter the race, no matter the shape or size". Read More »

Liverpool confirm Dominic Solanke signing

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CHELSEA star Dominic Solanke will become a Liverpool player on July 1st after agreeing a deal with Jurgen Klopp's side. The same article states that Chelsea will be due some compensation, which could amount to around £3m from their bitter rivals Liverpool . Read More »

Handshake row erupts at French Open between Martin Klizan and Laurent Lokoli

Isner, best known for winning the longest match in tennis history at Wimbledon in 2010, has one of the best serves on tour. But he did well in that department against the 92nd-ranked Thompson. Klizan hopes to make the third round of a grand slam for the first time since the 2014 French Open . Barty has now lost all nine career matches against top-20 opponents. Read More »

Stricker finishes fourth at PGA's Colonial

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The South Carolina native had a one-stroke edge over defending champion Jordan Spieth , who was watching near the clubhouse after posting a bogey-free five-under 65 to grab the clubhouse lead. That was the same hole where Spieth, playing two groups ahead of him, punctuated an 11-foot birdie putt with a fist pump. "It's very hard for me to commit every shot". Read More »

WVU Makes NCAA Tournament for First Time Since '96

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They posted a monstrous 49-4 record this season and easily won the No. 1 seed in the 2017 NCAA Baseball Tournament. By virtue of being awarded a regional, all 16 host schools have also been selected to the 64-team championship field. Regionals are scheduled Friday-Sunday and are double-elimination. And especially after the "bubble" shrunk yesterday due to several conference tournament upsets, and the automatic bids that came with them. Read More »

Philadelphia 76ers: 2017 NBA Draft Lottery results

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The pick comes courtesy of the Brooklyn Nets , who sent the Celtics a boatload of picks in exchange for Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce . On Tuesday, Boston earned the No. The second-year point guard could likely be replaced by either Lonzo Ball or Markelle Fultz , the two highly touted floor generals that headline this year's draft class. Read More »

Arsenal 2017 FA Cup winners!

Aaron Ramsey , who scored his second FA Cup-winning goal having also secured the trophy in 2014 against Hull City, said he wants Wenger to continue in charge, praising his switch to a three-man defence which enabled Arsenal to finish the season strongly. Read More »

National Football League reporter John Clayton out at ESPN

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The layoffs are part of a strategic vision outlined by ESPN president John Skipper in a memo to employees to make the company more "efficient and nimble". The Clayton layoff is part of a wider downsizing in the sports media industry, as reputable names across the board have been laid off this year. When KIRO-AM became affiliated with ESPN and went to an all-sports format, Clayton moved over. Read More »

Barcelona name Ernesto Valverde as coach

Pic: Getty ImagesThe Catalan club announced on Monday that the former Athletic Club boss will take over from Luis Enrique at Camp Nou this summer. Valverde didn't hide that he will be hoping Barcelona wins the Copa del Rey title this weekend, which would guarantee Athletic a spot in the Europa League next season. Read More »

1st State of Origin: New South Wales beats Queensland 28-4

They like it when people are starting to doubt them. "I'm very happy with the officials appointed and we look forward to working with those through the game", Walters added. "Darius has had some great games for the Broncos". Man of the match: Andrew Fifita (Blues). There's been a lot of pressure on him but I expect him to be instrumental in any tries Queensland do score - he's an absolute professional in creating try assists for his wingers and centres. Read More »

Andretti backs Alonso for Indy 500 glory

However, he has since gotten on track. "I heard they got a free meal out of it", Kanaan said. Mario Andretti says Fernando Alonso should consider a full season in IndyCar next year because his chance of finding a winning Formula One auto are so slim. Read More »

Ozuna borrows Suzuki bat to homer as Marlins beat Phils 7-2

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Miami will attempt to earn its first sweep against its National League East rival since June 29-July 1, 2012, on Wednesday - a task that may not be all that hard considering the Phillies have dropped 24 of their last 30. Nicolino said he's confident that he will make his next start as scheduled. They've lost 24 of their past 30, and are 7-20 on the road. Just when you thought May couldn't get any worse for the Phillies, it did. Read More »

NHL Playoffs 2017: Ducks injuries cause for concern

That's all the Predators need to punch their first-ever ticket to the Stanley Cup Final . Rickard Rickell and Patrick Eaves did not make the trip to Nashville and will miss game six. As the Conference Finals continue we'll give you a recap from last night's game and what to look for in tonight's action. The 23-year-old has yet to record a point in one regular-season game this season and two playoff contests. Read More »

Danilo Gallinari has plenty of options now that he's opting out

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As the Boston Celtics have made it known that the current Utah Jazz star is their top priority in free agency , Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari wouldn't be a nice consolation prize. Like always, we'll be aggressive. "He's a guy that we value, he's had a great year". "As you guys know, it's tough for me to leave Denver", Gallinari said. Read More »

I'm Not A Saint - Cristiano Ronaldo

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Zinedine Zidane claimed that winning LaLiga as Real Madrid's coach on Sunday surpasses his stellar achievements as a player and even lifting the Champions League in his debut season as coach previous year. "I've prepared to be in top shape for the end of the season", he said. "Because after 38 weeks, to finish in first place, it is, for sure, the best day of my professional career". Read More »

Warriors coach says he's not ready for Game 1

I started to slash more and move more without the ball, shoot more standstill 3s and figure out ways I could be more productive than just having the ball in isolation. " You didn't really know who he was until he took his helmet off". "The whole underdog thing is amusing to me, because, yeah, at the end of the day we are defending our title", Cavaliers forward Kevin Love told reporters Saturday after Cleveland's practice. Read More »

Venus Williams opens play at French Open on Day 4

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The 36-year-old American, who has seven Grand Slam titles, is set to face the victor of the match between Belgian Elise Mertens and Dutch Richel Hogenkamp. If she stays here through the end, I would like that". The two-time Wimbledon champion was appearing in her first tournament since a horrifying knife attack at her home in the Czech Republic in December but lost 7-6, 7-6. Read More »

Team NZ too good for Ainslie's BAR

Americas Cup officials have said they made a mistake in awarding the penalty that cost Artemis Racing victory in their match against Emirates Team New Zealand this afternoon. We talk a lot more frankly to one another than we did back then, but in terms of all the stuff away from sailing it was very amicable back then and it still is now. Read More »

Kerr not well yet, hasn't ruled himself out of Game 1

James acknowledged that toppling a Warriors team boasting two-time reigning league MVP Stephen Curry , four-times scoring champion Kevin Durant , defensive specialist Draymond Green and sweet-shooting Klay Thompson will be among the toughest tasks of his career. Read More »

Shane Lowry right in contention at the BMW Championship

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Back Danny Willett for a Top 20 Finish @ 4/1 - I'm totally going out on a limb here and it's nothing more than a hunch but at some point Danny has turn his form around and what better place than here. "I felt I needed to be back here as the Open Champion and certainly show my face here this week", said the Swede, who slipped up to Royal Troon on Tuesday for a bit of promotion and get a few reminders of last July. Read More »

Arsene Wenger agrees two-year Arsenal contract

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Although Wilson has generally been a backer of Wenger in the past, he now feels the club's lack of Champions League football could really hurt them in the transfer market. And is this the right decision for Wenger and Arsenal? For much of the season, Wenger - who is out of contract next month - and the club have publicly refused to announce their intentions. Read More »

Arsene Wenger to meet Arsenal board on Tuesday

Wenger conceded after the final match of the league season against Everton that the uncertainty over his future had impacted upon Arsenal's campaign, although described some of the criticism he has received this term as "disgraceful". "It is not about popularity, it is about confidence". It salvaged some pride for the beleaguered Wenger who has been on the brink of getting the boot after failing to secure a Champions League spot. Read More »

No. 5 Tech set to face DE in NCAA Lubbock Regional

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The Tar Heels lost in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament won by Florida State . This marks the second time in program history for the Red Raiders to host the NCAA Regional in back-to-back years as well as the second year in a row to be the No. Read More »

Wenger signs 2-year contract to remain as Arsenal manager

We are looking at what we do well and how we can be stronger everywhere. He said following the FA Cup final success: "I just want to do well for this club and apart from that after that it is down to the board members am I the right man to take this club further and for me to decide if I'm the right man, that is it". Read More »

Basebrawl! Nationals-Giants fight

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Whatever it was, Harper charged the mound causing both benches to clear. "Strick and him are the only ones that can answer why" the fight happened, Posey said. "It looked bad, it does, no question about that", Giants manager Bruce Bochy said to NBC Sports Bay Area . " Mike Morse is as big as they come and he's getting knocked around like a pinball". Read More »