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JJ Watt plays Erin Hills one day after the US Open ends

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Wisconsin players Steve Stricker and Jordan Niebrugge each shot under par during the final round. Hideki Matsuyama will climb to No 2 in the world rankings after finishing tied for second. It's a score that would've won all but two of the previous 116 renditions of the U.S. Open. His impressions of Erin Hills and the whole U.S Open experience after spending three days in the gallery. Read More »

FIA data shows Hamilton did not brake-test Vettel

Lewis Hamilton's amorous rivalry with Sebastian Vettel evaporated in an instance at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix following what can only be described as a moment of madness from the Ferrari driver. "If he wants to prove he's a man, we should do it out of the vehicle face-to-face". It's been a good weekend and we've still got some points, which is the key. Read More »

Chile book Portugal, Germany tackle Mexico

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Germany was leading through Kerem Demirbay's 48th-minute goal when a case of mistaken identity halfway through the second half - precisely the kind of situation that video replay is meant to correct - left Cameroon , the African champion, irritated. Read More »

Ricciardo wins Baku thriller as Vettel hits Hamilton

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The race resumed after a 23-minute break with Hamilton once more leading the pack away under Safety Car conditions. After his penalty, imposed by the stewards for risky driving, Vettel recovered to finish in fourth, one place ahead of his British rival. Read More »

Federer rolls into semifinals in Halle

This is set to be a really interesting match as it is between two players are at two very different stages of their career. And it wasn't long before the 35-year-old completed victory after showing imperious form all week where he failed to drop a set en route to another title. Read More »

Arkansas prison inmate recaptured after 32 years

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The ASP is investigating where Steven Dishman has been since his 1985 escape. SPRINGDALE , Ark. (AP) - An Arkansas prison escapee who had been on the run for more than three decades has been recaptured. The recaptured prisoner would have been eligible for parole in 1987. Earlier that year he was held at the Cummins and Wrightsville units. He was sentenced in December 1984 in Washington and Benton counties, Correction Department records show. Read More »

Premier League fixtures for 2017/18 released

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The six games due to come after United's Champions League group games are: Everton at home; Crystal Palace at home; Huddersfield Town away; Chelsea away (!); Brighton & Hove Albion at home; Manchester City at home (!). Arsenal , with Arsene Wenger's future finally resolved , take on Leicester at the Emirates Stadium and go to Stoke before following that fixture against Liverpool with a game against Bournemouth . Read More »

In tweet attacking Obama, Trump says Russia tried to influence election

The Washington Post published a lengthy investigation of how the Obama administration had handled discoveries that the Russians were attempting to influence the outcome of the 2016 election . The Russian strongman said that his own service in the country's main security agency during the Soviet era had involved "especially, undercover intelligence". Read More »

Mahela Jayawardene not yet ready to be Sri Lanka coach: Thilanga Sumathipala

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After the retirement, Jayawardene has been involved with various teams as a coach. The Sri Lankan legend is at present associated with IPL franchise Mumbai Indians and BPL side Khulna Titans as the head coach. He wrote: " I was informed for the first time yesterday by the BCCI that the captain had reservations with my "style" and about my continuing as the head coach. Read More »

Jordan Spieth drains incredible bunker shot to win Travelers Championship playoff

Spieth, 23, joins elite company as the second-youngest player since 1945 to notch 10 tour victories after Tiger Woods . Woods won 15 times before age 24. In the playoff, Berger played first and drove into the left rough. A walk-off chip shot from the bunker is not something you see everyday, though. Spieth tossed his club and immediately ran up to his caddy and gave him a chest bump. Read More »

Injured Kvitova out of Eastbourne, a week before Wimbledon

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She took time to settle against Barty before finding her range at 2-2 in the second set, which proved to be a turning point in the match. The 27-year-old will head into the third Grand Slam tournament of the season as one of the favourites for the title, with reigning champion Serena Williams taking time out from the sport to give birth to her first child, and last year's runner-up Angelique Kerber having a hard season. Read More »

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo accused of tax fraud

Cristiano Ronaldo has denied tax evasion allegations after Spanish prosecutors accused him of failing to pay roughly £13m in tax. Ronaldo's tax problems seemingly stem from some intrepid journalism. On Tuesday, the state prosecutor cited the verdict against Messi as precedent for the case against Ronaldo. According to Forbes , Cristiano is the world's highest-paid athlete for 2017, having earned £73m previous year from salary, bonuses and endorsements. Read More »

Jose Mourinho's father Jose Manuel Mourinho Felix dies aged 79

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Palace, whose owners are American, have been without a manager since Sam Allardyce quit last month. Jose Mourinho's father Felix died aged 79 on Sunday, as reported by The Sun . The funeral is expected to take place in Setubal at 11:00 on Tuesday. As a player, Mourinho Sr. won the Portuguese Cup on two occasions, and he won the division's second tier on four occasions as a coach. Read More »

Big3 begins: Close games open Ice Cube's new 3-on-3 league

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BIG3's inaugural event - a four-game afternoon of 3-on-3 basketball brought to you by Ice Cube and a bunch of retired NBA players - was nothing short of a success. The league makes stops in various cities throughout the month of July with Tulsa, Philadelphia, Chicago, Dallas, Lexington, Los Angeles among "regular season" stops. Read More »

Nadal skips Queen's event to recover for Wimbledon

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A 10th singles title at the clay-court Grand Slam represents a professional era record - no player has won more singles titles at the same major event as the 31-year-old. This was the 15th Grand Slam win for Nadal, who is referred as "Master of Clay ". If you have no doubts, then you are very arrogant. "If I feel healthy during Wimbledon , then probably I'm going to have my chances to play well". Read More »

Best To Captain Lions Against Chiefs

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Showing the sort of restraint that will serve them well in the heat of battle on Saturday night when they host Gatland's British and Irish Lions at Eden Park in the first of three tests, veteran All Black forward Jerome Kaino steadfastly refused to be drawn into a debate over perceived dodgy tactics. Read More »

Ronaldo will be in Real : Perez

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I don't have any solution but Cristiano, like everyone else, has a contract and is a Real Madrid player", Perez told radio station " Onda Cero ". Prosecutors in Madrid recently filed a complaint to a court that accused the four-time Ballon d'Or victor of a "voluntary" and "conscious" breach of his tax obligations, claiming the 32-year-old created a "business structure" in 2010 to hide earnings from image rights between 2011 and 2014, thus defrauding the Spanish tax authorities to the ... Read More »

Joachim Loew relishes Mexico test at Confederations Cup

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There were flickers of a comeback by Cameroon when Vincent Aboubakar's flicked header slipped through Marc-Andre Ter Stegen's raised hands. Germany secured their passage to the Confederations Cup semi finals after easing past a 10-man Cameroon side 3-1 at the Fisht Olympic Stadium on Sunday night. Read More »

RB Leipzig want £70.4m for Liverpool target Naby Keita

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Liverpool's move for RB Leipzig's Naby Keita has gained momentum in the last few days and the 22-year-old is a player who would fit perfectly in Jurgen Klopp 's midfield. Jurgen Klopp is a fan of what the Guinea worldwide brings to the table and though Ed Aarons The Guardian says Liverpool have been encouraged by the fact Keita has refused a new contract and is keen on moving, Leipzig are proving stern negotiators and have slapped a whopping £70 million price tag on their main ... Read More »

Germany beat Cameroon to secure semi-final slot

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Julian Draxler hopes Timo Werner can prove himself to be the future of the Germany attack after the RB Leipzig striker got up and running at worldwide level with a brace in the 3-1 win over Cameroon in Sochi . He maintained his impressive record of steering the national team to the semi-finals of every tournament over the last decade. Loew's side was wasteful, with wing back Joshua Kimmich sending a diving header wide, and largely restricted to attacking down the flanks. Read More »

Hamilton says Vettel "disgraced himself" with swerve

Race-leader Hamilton slowed suddenly and the following Vettel could not avoid making contact from behind. Moments later Vettel pulled alongside Hamilton and appeared to deliberately swerve in to him, their two cars smashing wheels. Imagine all the young kids that are watching Formula One today and seeing that kind of behaviour from a four-time world champion. Vettel's volatile temper is well known - countless angry radio communications when he feels hard done by are testament to that - ... Read More »

Devils select Swiss centre Nico Hischier with No. 1 pick

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The New Jersey Devils ended a mystery Friday night as the National Hockey League draft finally took centre stage. The Flyers selected Brandon Wheat Kings center Nolan Patrick with the second pick. "So we have four years with him". So if you're planning to put a draft pick's name on the back of a jersey, make sure you use Velcro. "He saw what time my train was coming and he was waiting for me", Shero said. Read More »

Royal Navy's new £3BILLION warship sets sail 'stalked by Russian spy operation'

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The plan is for the HMS Queen Elizabeth to spend six weeks on sea trials in the North Sea then return to Rosyth for adjustments prior to sailing to its home port, Portsmouth, later this year. The Aircraft Carrier Alliance, a coalition of the Ministry of Defence, Royal Navy and industry, is building HMS Queen Elizabeth and its sister ship, Prince of Wales. Read More »

Lionel Messi could have been a Real Madrid player, reveals former agent

Lionel Messi has offered to pay an additional fine of 500,000 euros ($558,000) to ensure he avoids a 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud that a judge is expected to suspend, a Spanish state prosecutor said Friday. That's life, those are the details. Reflecting on his meeting with Messi in September of 2000, Gaggioli said: " When I saw him at the airport, I thought that boy could not be a footballer, because he was too small and skinny ". Read More »

Trump seeks support for controversial GOP health care bill

In a tweet last week after Georgia's special House election, Trump also criticized House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer . "We're very confident that the Senate bill will get through", Conway said. Collins said she is waiting to make a final decision on whether she supports or opposes the bill until she sees the Congressional Budget Office's analysis. Read More »