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Kevin Harvick snaps 20-race drought with win at Sonoma

After the ensuing restart, Bowyer hit the wall and ended any chance he had at a good finish. Kyle Larson began the race in the lead after winning yet another pole, but the first stage went just as so many others have this season. Most of the top 10 was comprised of veterans. "It means a ton to finally check this one off the list", Harvick said. "I just didn't get it all the first time out - tried to save a little bit of tire for the final round". Read More »

Twitter reacts to the Mayweather-McGregor fight announcement

The first thing to think about when it's suggested that Mayweather may have lost some of his skills after two years of traveling the world in his private jet. McGregor , 28, will be entering unknown territory as he has not stepped into a boxing ring since he was a teenager. Given McGregor's non-existent boxing experience and Mayweather's reputation as one of the finest fighters in history, many observers are already predicting a mismatch. Read More »

Roger Federer thrashes Alexander Zverev, clinches ninth Halle Open title

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Apart from that, the youngster has also defeated Federer at the Halle Open past year in the semi-finals which was also his only win against him. Switzerland's Roger Federer competes during the match against Russia's Karen Khachanov at the Gerry Weber Open tennis tournament in Halle, Germany , Saturday, June 24, 2017. Read More »

Celtics' Danny Ainge confident he will get his guy at No. 3

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General manager Bob Myers said Monday that Kerr would have time off as needed to find more options to better his long-term health, and Kerr said he would be traveling to do so. If the Celtics get the pick in 2019 ... ... After finishing with the No. 1 seed in the East this season, they are trying to package some of their picks for an established star that could help them close the gap on National Basketball Association finalists Cleveland and Golden State. Read More »

Check Out Pro Hockey Rumors For NHL Expansion Draft Coverage

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As there's a number of top defensemen exposed such as Anaheim's Sami Vatanen and Ottawa's Marc Methot. "The issue for us isn't going to be can we fill out the roster". "We've had a lot of discussions with free agents, we've had a lot of agents call", said McPhee. At least 20 of those players must already be under contract for next season. Read More »

SEC Showdown in Omaha for CWS Finals

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Florida plays LSU at 7 p.m. ET Monday in best-of-three championship series. Fehmel started for the Beavers and was charged with the loss to fall to 6-3 on the season. 1 seed last year and lost both games. Beavers were the number one team in baseball and nearly everyone's favorite to win it all at this year's College #Baseball World Series . Read More »

India vs West Indies 2nd ODI

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The top three consisting of Rahane , Dhawan and Kohli , contributed most to take India past 300 for the 96th time in ODIs, hence registering a new world record to the team's name. But the rest of the West Indies batsmen were not really up to the task. Lauding Kuldeep Yadav whose bowling spells ensured West Indies don't go beyond their score of 205/6, Kohli said, "I have faced him in the IPL". Read More »

Kevin Love to Nuggets, Paul George to Cavs 'very unlikely'

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Both the Cavaliers and Nuggets, when reached by ESPN over the weekend, declined comment about the proposed three-way George trade. Many teams are steering clear of a trade for George as he is considered a rental, with just one year remaining on his deal with the Pacers. Read More »

Dawid Malan Sets Up England T20 Series Win Over South Africa

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The hosts then restricted the Proteas to 162/7 to win by 19 runs and clinch the series 2-1. In reply, England lost Sam Billings early, but Jason Roy and Johny Bairstow combined to add 110 runs for the second wicket before Morris removed the latter, after which the English collapse began. Read More »

Muller in semis of Queen's club tennis meet

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The singles final at 14:00 BST will be followed by the conclusion of the doubles semi-final, and then the doubles final. The third set was a carbon copy of the second set with both players not giving any chances on serve. "I'm playing well really since the clay season started", Cilic said. "I played really well and served extremely good". Serving to stay in the opening set, three errant Lopez groundstrokes gave Cilic 0-40 before the Spaniard drifted a backhand wide. Read More »

Kohli: Have total respect for Kumble (as a cricketer)

But all things said and done this is a matter done and dusted and the Indian team is in the Caribbean playing without a head coach. "Their credibility has nobody has ever been doubted". Kumble's resignation was no great surprise, as he's a strong-minded individual and the deteriorating relationship between him and the captain, Virat Kohli , had reached the stage of being a distraction. Read More »

Virat Kohli opens up about Anil Kumble's resignation

One thing for sure is that I've had 11 press conferences that have happened during the Champions Trophy. Downplaying any speculations of a rift that transpired between him and the coach, Kohli said that he had huge respect for Kumble as a cricketer and his achievements for the country. Read More »

Rafael Nadal withdraws from the Aegon Championships — ATP Queen's

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In the final, Puerta served for the fourth set while leading 5-4. "At the end of the day it was three sets, nothing to say". Since winning his maiden title on his debut in 2005, Nadal has only failed to take home the trophy on three occasions - in 2009 when he lost to Robin Soderling, in 2015 when he was beaten by Novak Djokovic and a year ago when he had to pull out because of a wrist injury. Read More »

Germany and Chile reach semi-finals of Confederations Cup

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Kerem Demirbay marked his full worldwide debut with a brilliant goal and Timo Werner hit a brace as Germany booked their place in the Confederations Cup semi-finals with a 3-1 win against 10-man Cameroon on Sunday, but the game was marred by more Video Assistant Replay ( VAR ) confusion. Read More »

Ricciardo wins Azerbaijan GP, Vettel penalised

Ricciardo , at one point, was 17th place in the race. At the race re-start of the second safety auto period at lap 17 Lewis Hamilton who was leading from pole and the beginning of the race was seen brake-testing Sebastian Vettel who was behind him in second place by then. Read More »

Russia Boss Stanislav Cherchesov Defends Team Over Losing Cristiano Ronaldo

Rodriguez netted 11 goals in 32 appearances for Real Madrid last season. " Jose Mourinho , who lived in Spain from June 2010 until May 2013, paid more than 26 million euros in taxes, with an average tax rate over 41 per cent, and accepted the regularisation proposals made by the Spanish tax authorities in 2015 regarding the years of 2011 and 2012 and entered into a settlement agreement regarding 2013". Read More »

White House fills usher spot with Trump hotel staffer

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While hiring from a Trump property for a key role at the White House is likely to raise eyebrows in terms of questionable favorability and fairness, that Harleth comes from a background in the hospitality industry isn't unusual. "I want them to know that the whole country is praying for their courageous dad and all of us are praying for them", Trump continued, on a more serious note. Read More »

New US Open champion Koepka took the road much travelled

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That hasn't affected either player's odds much, though, as McIlroy is listed at 12/1 (tied with Jordan Spieth for second-best odds), and Day is on the board at 15/1, the same as reigning Masters champ Sergio Garcia. I didn't think about hugging the trophy. Going over to play the Challenge Tour was really, really cool. "There was a low point". He called Blake Smith, his manager at Hambric Sports, and told him, "I don't even want to play". Read More »

China's jailed Nobel Peace laureate granted medical parole

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Another of Mr Liu's legal representatives, Shang Baojun, subsequently confirmed that Mr Liu had been granted medical parole and was being treated at the Shenyang China Medical University Hospital. Liu is a poet and human rights activist who was detained in 2008 and sentenced to 11 years in prison for "inciting subversion of state power". Little has been heard from him since, and he was unable to collect his Nobel prize, instead being represented by an empty chair. Read More »

New Zealand Law Student Launches Climate Change Court Case

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Greenpeace New Zealand has helped organise a public mobilisation in support of Thomson, which is taking place this morning on the steps of the court. The lawsuit will ask the Minister for Climate Change Issues, now Paula Bennett , to justify the way in which this target was set. Climate change minister Paula Bennett said the government is standing by its actions and is comfortable with its Paris Accord target. Read More »

Formula One: Vettel, Hamilton clash as Ricciardo wins in Baku

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Vettel was given a 10-second stop/go penalty for risky driving after side-swiping Hamilton's Mercedes as they prepared for the second restart in the Baku F1 race. The Safety Car prompted a flurry of pit stops and came back in on lap 16, with Hamilton appearing to come very close to overtaking the car before the Safety Car line. Read More »

Germans show Confed Cup potential with win over Aussies

Australia was outplayed in their last global friendly at home by Brazil , and they will be looking for a better performance against Germany . Australia will be without captain Mile Jedinak through injury which could prove to be a big blow but they will have plenty of experience with veteran Tim Cahill available. Read More »

Watch NBA Draft Pick Josh Jackson's Horrendous First Pitch At MLB Game

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The first round of the NBA Draft has concluded. Reaction: The Lakers will get the draft rights to Kyle Kuzma in a trade poposal, giving them a pretty good athlete who can score some from the outside. So, essentially, the Pelicans gave up the No. 40 and No. 52 picks to move up nine spots and take Jackson. Jackson received numerous honors at Kansas during the 2016-17 season, including All-America (NABC-second team, Sporting News-second team, USA TODAY-second team, NBC Sports-second team, ... Read More »