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London fire: Grenfell Tower residents told to stay put

The Action Group expressed concern about the testing and maintenance of firefighting equipment and blocked emergency access to the site. Labor lawmaker and former fire minister Jim Fitzpatrick told the BBC that tragedies like the fire that engulfed Grenfell Tower in the North Kensington area overnight "should not be happening in 21st century London ". Read More »

Diego Costa Still Waiting for Chelsea's Decision

He spent four seasons at Atleti and suggested he might be open to a return, despite the La Liga club being banned from signing players until the January transfer window. "After this season I need to take myself to the next level. Now it's up to Chelsea to decide if I should be looking for then a new team". Asked about the possibility of seeing his brother play for Brazilian club Palmeiras, Jair Costa told Yahoo Esportes: "To be honest, now, I find it very hard". Read More »

England defeat sees John Stones' display rated a 3 by French press

A draining season came to a surprisingly entertaining end in Paris , where captain Harry Kane netted an early opener at the end of a fluid Three Lions move. "The reality is I'm not surprised". "Those teams are the best". "We have not got anywhere near these teams when it comes to tournaments and finals so that is why we need to play them". Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: India wins warm-up match against Kiwis

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I am very impressed with the way Shikhar Dhawan batted in both the games. It pits the top eight teams in the ICC ODIC Championship rankings, who will be divided into two groups of four to play each other in a round-robin format. India definitely have a chance to win the title. We also have got some exciting young players like Sabbir [Rahman], Mustafizur [Rahman], Mehedi [Hasan] and Taskin [Ahmed]. Read More »

NY Rangers buying out contract of defenseman Dan Girardi

He was as important to this team as anybody that has called Madison Square Garden home over the past dozen or so years, and was the key fabric of the core group of players that have contributed to the success experienced by the Rangers since the 2011-12 season . Read More »

Cop At Frat Brothers' Hearing: Pledge 'Looked Like A Corpse'

Charges include: involuntary manslaughter, aggravated assault, simple assault, tampering with evidence, recklessly endangering another person, hazing and furnishing alcohol to minors, as previously reported by The Daily Collegian. "The charges related to death are completely lacking foundation", Ambrose told the New York Times following the hearing. "So they can not say, 'It's the first time we did this". Read More »

Vikings to induct Moss, Rashad into ring of honor

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Moss and Rashad will be the Vikings first Ring of Honor inductees since 2013, as the team did not induct a former player during the two seasons at the University of Minnesota's TCF Bank Stadium or the inaugural season at U.S. There were behavioural problems along the way, and five-figure fines to pay, but Moss not only electrified a stagnant fan base but prompted rival Green Bay to revamp its draft strategy for defensive backs so they'd have bigger players to cover him with. Read More »

Trimming the grass cuts Rory McIlroy to the quick

Unless you get extremely lucky where you might be able to move it 120 yards, it looks like a 30-yard chip out. "The way it worked out, I feel much better the way I got here", he said. But then as I kept going on, I was like, you know, I really want to play here. He plans on tossing out his three-wood. If he defends his title, Johnson will be the first man to win back-to-back US Opens since Curtis Strange in 1988 and 1989. Read More »

Shortest hole at longest US Open course could bring trouble

The US Open will tee off on Thursday with the world's best golfers vying for one of the sport's top prizes. The elevation changes at Erin Hills are much more significant than one would expect from a course in Wisconsin . Open ", Rory McIlroy told media members. Matt Kuchar : Certainly has the temperament to win a U.S. Open and has played well since The Players Championship. Read More »

Coach Tyronn Lue proud of 'resilient' Cleveland Cavaliers

Kevin Durant , who was named Finals MVP, had 39 points, seven rebounds and five assists , becoming the first player with 5 straight 30-point games in NBA Finals since Shaquille O'Neal in 2000. LeBron James may be the best player on the planet but he doesn't play for the best team . Durant did indeed join a ready-made contender by teaming up with two-time reigning league MVP Stephen Curry on a team that won it all in 2015 and was runner-up a year ago after a season in which it ... Read More »

Lankan captain Suspended after defeats Vs South Africa

Sri Lanka play their next match against India on Thursday. Not only in the hands of the ball, that runout will also be calculated. On a sunny London day, the bearded star paced his innings of 103 off 115 balls interestingly. South Africa captain AB de Villiers hinted that the team would try to make room for Morne Morkel in the XI, but the transformation policy complicates that selection slightly. Read More »

We want to play with a free mind: Bangladesh skipper Mortaza

Lehmann said Australia's preparation had been adequate, but they had not been up to the task in the critical match. "We were poor, deserved to lose", he said. The 30-year-old Henriques has never made more than 18 in an ODI and failed with the bat in two innings and took just one wicket. Here, we look back at what we learned from the Birmingham showdown between the arch-rivals. Read More »

4 things Pakistan did right against England

Pakistan beat England by four wickets in the only completed ODI to have taken place between these nations in Cardiff (September 2016). Pakistan , the lowest-ranked side in the tournament, lost heavily to India in their opening match but victories over South Africa and Sri Lanka sent them into the last four. Read More »

Tottenham face Newcastle & Chelsea in first two matches

Tottenham's first Premier League match at Wembley sees Chelsea provide the opposition, in the pick of the following weekend's fixtures. The Gunners open against Leicester City before three away games in four fixtures against Stoke City , Liverpool and Chelsea, who visit Emirates Stadium in the on January 1. Read More »

Lions loss another lesson ahead of tests - Gatland

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Halfway through the second half, the Highlanders trailed 22-13, but the side stayed composed and just went back to what it does best - backing itself and its skills. He is mocked for that in New Zealand, as if Ma'a Nonu has been airbrushed from history . Biggar converted and they went into the break all square at 10-10. Read More »

Trump delivers message of unity in response to shooting

Republican Rep. Jeff Duncan says he belives he spoke with the man who minutes later opened fire on the congressional baseball practice . Scalise's office said that the congressman was "in stable condition" at a nearby hospital and "undergoing surgery". Read More »

Celtics the biggest threat to sign Blake Griffin away from Clippers

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Redick. I think that the problems Boston would have with fitting Griffin into the system as well as the risk of injury he comes with is not worth the max contract that he will demand on the free agent market. The Celtics are expected to be a major player throughout the NBA's offseason, from owning the top overall pick to their available cap space, and so far the rumor mill has not disappointed. Read More »

Southampton sack manager Claude Puel after one season in charge

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The former Monaco and Lyon boss, who succeeded Ronald Koeman in June 2016 , has been linked with a return to Ligue 1 with Saint-Etienne. In a club statement, Southampton said: " Everyone at Southampton would like to express our thanks to Claude for his hard work and commitment this year ". Read More »

Browns' No. 1 overall pick Myles Garrett suffers foot injury in minicamp

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Foot injuries are tricky to begin with, and players like receivers, running backs and pass rushers who rely on a quick get-off tend to deal with them more than others. Just those things happen. The one upside for the Browns is that Garrett will have plenty of time to heal if his injury is serious. He was able to walk, albeit with a noticeable limp, into the field house along with the rest of his teammates when the weather warning sirens went off and practice finished indoors. Read More »

Kevin Durant's Mom, Wanda, Stole The Show At Last Night's NBA Finals

The Golden State Warriors used a 28-4 flurry in the second quarter to take a lead they never relinquished, then relied on the scoring of Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry down the stretch to hold off the Cleveland Cavaliers en route to a 129-120 victory Monday night, clinching their second National Basketball Association championship in the past three seasons. Read More »

Doug Marrone: Branden Albert said he would attend minicamp

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Those workouts were all voluntary. The Jaguars didn't talk much about the issue until the team drafted Cam Robinson in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft . The team got word the Miami Dolphins were going to release Albert and chose to offer up a late round pick rather than bid against other teams in free agency, which in turn made the team inherent the remainder of Albert's current deal, which had no guaranteed money. Read More »

Stephen Curry's 2nd NBA championship puts him in rare company

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The Warriors , who beat Cleveland in the 2015 Finals only to lose to them past year after squandering a 3-1 series lead, went a record-setting 16-1 in the playoffs, their only loss coming in Game Four of the best-of-seven championship. "I'm just so happy for him to be able to realise his goal and be my teammate". Cleveland last season became the first team ever to overturn a 3-1 deficit in the best-of-seven finals but after falling 3-0 down this time around, they were only able to pull ... Read More »