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A Rose That Wilted in the Garden: Derrick's Free Agency Dissappoints

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Rose also has had meetings with the Cleveland Cavaliers , which could be a stronger draw after being in three consecutive NBA Finals. He's received interest from plenty of teams including the Knicks, the Milwaukee Bucks , the Los Angeles Lakers , the Minnesota Timberwolves, the San Antonio Spurs and, most recently; the Cleveland Cavaliers . Read More »

Tour de France: Dan Martin loses valuable ground

Martin's team-mates seemed to be more interesed in helping Marcel Kittel hold onto the green jersey rather than assist the Irish rider who may have seen his yellow jersey chances disappear today. But German Degenkolb was angered by the line Matthews took in the finish and waved his hand at the Aussie as they crossed the line. "I saw the sprint on TV afterwards". Read More »

What time is Johanna Konta on TV at Wimbledon?

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The Croat, considered as a future Slam victor, couldn't find a way to stop Venus, the only former Wimbledon champion left. Murray, who came through his seemingly mandatory annual Wimbledon scare at dusk against Fabio Fognini on Friday night, faces another unpredictable opponent in Benoit Paire second on Centre Court on Monday. Read More »

Venus Williams Breaks Her Silence Following Fatal Car Accident

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Florida police say tennis star Venus Williams was at fault in a auto crash earlier this month that led to the death of a passenger in another vehicle. On the court she seemed to have compartmentalized her job from the accident. "This is my 20th Wimbledon ", she said. "It's a special time of year". Read More »

Manny Pacquiao's Mandatory Challenger Jeff Horn Is A Dangerous Young Puncher

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Manny Pacquiao and Jeff Horn face off after the official press conference for WBO World Welterweight Championship at Suncorp Stadium. While Lang Park, a stadium mostly used for professional rugby matches, is an unlikely venue for the Filipino senator's bid to stay relevant in the boxing world Pacquiao (59-6-2) still has huge box office appeal . Read More »

Confederations Cup: Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal takes a dig at Cristiano Ronaldo

But the Portugal captain made no mistake after Danilo was wrestled to the ground in the area by a combination of Tom Doyle and Tommy Smith following a corner. "But I think the New Zealand team should have scored a goal - they deserved one". They are not a traditional team . Despite that, the man who has played every minute of all 19 All Whites games dating back to his debut against South Korea in early 2015 could reflect on an overall display that had further enhanced his reputation. Read More »

Mayor promises Stanley Cup parade, but plans unclear so far

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The Penguins clinched their second straight Stanley Cup with less than two minutes to go in regulation when Patric Hornqvist found the back of the net for the game's only goal. He's won two Cups in a year and a half. Nick Bonino wasn't healthy enough to play in the final four games of this year's Stanley Cup Final. Penguins. Read More »

Saints' Nick Fairley ruled out for 2017 with heart issue

Fairley's play helped him earn a four-year, $28 million extension in March. Fox Sports' Jennifer Hale reported earlier in the month Fairley had missed organized team activities after medical tests revealed he had a heart problem. Fairley has played for three different teams since being drafted 13th overall in 2011. With Fairley out, the Saints will lean on Sheldon Rankins , David Onyemata and Tyeler Davison as their top interior defenders. Read More »

Kyle Larson wins Sonoma pole

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Larson has not been consistently strong on road courses, but after winning Michigan International Speedway last week and two sprint vehicle races on Monday and Tuesday, plus another World of Outlaws Sprint auto race last week , it's impossible to discount the importance of momentum. Read More »

Gerrymandering benefited GOP in 2016

A nationwide analysis by The Associated Press shows lawmakers can cause some statehouses to skew more Democratic and others more Republican by redrawing political boundaries to cluster or divide certain groups of voters. "Republicans have done a good job of targeting those areas and getting good candidates and putting a lot of money into marginal districts, which they tend to win", he said. Read More »

Hamilton's latest pole position moves him 2nd all-time in F1

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Lewis Hamilton takes pole position in the 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, with team-mate Bottas in second and Vellet in fourth place on the grid. Raikkonen was more than one second behind Hamilton, qualifying third ahead of his Ferrari teammate Sebastian Vettel , the championship leader . Read More »

BIGBANG's Taeyang Appointed As Ambassador For Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018

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Do plans to discuss the matter with Jang and IOC President Thomas Bach, both of whom are scheduled to visit South Korea later this month to attend the closing ceremony of an worldwide Taekwondo competition. Tension has been high for months over North Korea's nuclear and missile development, and due to fears it will conduct a sixth nuclear test and more ballistic missile launches in defiance of U.N. Read More »

Ferrari 'there or thereabouts' heading into Azerbaijan GP qualifying

With just minutes of the session remaining, the 19-year-old lost control of his vehicle under braking and span into the nearside barrier. I think we are OK, I think it is a question of getting everything together. It is close with Mercedes , Ferrari and also Force India and Williams aren't too far, so it looks pretty competitive out there, and it was fun. Read More »

Blackhawks get Saad back in trade with Blue Jackets

The Columbus Blue Jackets announced they have traded left wing Brandon Saad , goaltender Anton Forsberg and a fifth round pick to the Chicago Blackhawks . "All I can say is you do your best and we gave it a real good shot". However, it looks like the Blackhawks are going to try to trade his contract to a team willing to absorb it, according to Chris Nichols. Read More »

Family affair: Lakers grab Lonzo Ball with 2nd overall pick

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Not too long after the Los Angeles Lakers took Ball with the No. 2 overall pick in the National Basketball Association draft?- and?after his father, LaVar, declared to ESPN's Jeff Goodman that the Lakers would be playoff-bound in 2018 -? In fact, Walton said he'll just be happy if Lonzo Ball can lead the Lakers to "a couple of Summer League victories" when he heard what the elder Ball said. Read More »

Kane rescues draw for England against Scotland in qualifying

Celtic FC's Leigh Griffith has been linked with a move south to Leeds this summer, and after watching the Scottish striker in action for his national team against England will give hope to the Elland Road faithful that the links are more than just empty rumors. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017

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India had no such problems in knocking off the runs with 12 overs to spare, with captain Virat Kohli taking his team home with 76 not out. Kohli's side avoided the embarrassment of an early exit as they survived the must-win encounter to advance from Group B in style. Read More »

McIlroy dismisses Twitter criticism after US Open exit

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While he believes McIlroy is the world's most gifted golfer but suggested that he's "bored" with the sport, adding that not having Tiger Woods to compete with has had a negative impact on the 28 year-old. "Even though it's very disappointing to not be here on the weekend, I think these last two rounds will serve me well going into the summer". The US Open was only his seventh appearance of the year, following two lay-offs caused by a rib injury plus a few weeks away from golf to ... Read More »

Donnarumma rejects new AC Milan contract

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The 18-year-old has opted against signing a contract renewal, with his existing deal due to expire in 2018, meaning Milan are likely to cash in during this transfer window to prevent him from leaving for free next year. Manchester United's proposed swap deal for Cristiano Ronaldo could see them move for Gianluigi Donnarumma , whose contract demands were mocked by Italy fans on Sunday. Read More »

Brooke Henderson stumbles late, keeps Meijer LPGA lead

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Patience has been the key word for Thompson this weekend and she's reiterated it all three days. "Just a bad miss, stupid mistake". "I had a really good feeling and made a lot of birdies, a lot of putts". "It's been a packed leaderboard since the very first shot on the first hole". Thompson also shot 64, amassing six birdies and a bogey, to edge Lee-Anne Pace by one shot overall after the South African fired a sizzling eight-under 61 in a round which included two eagles, five birdies and ... Read More »

New Zealand try new black magic to end US America's Cup spell

Both ACC boats were even off the start-line in Race Two , but Team NZ built superior speed to the first mark and quickly extended to more than a minute in front at the third gate. Race 4 was to follow. After going into the competition one point down, the New Zealanders needed to win eight races to win the America's Cup , the world's oldest worldwide sporting competition. Read More »

Russian fan leader banned from opening Confederations Cup match

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The new football arena in St. Petersburg is hosting the opening and final matches of the Confederations Cup , also dubbed as the Tournament of Champions. The Confederations Cup precedes the World Cup by a year to guarantee that the facilities and provisions of the host country are ready. Russian President Vladimir Putin and FIFA President Gianni Infantino officially opened the tournament. Read More »

Mistrial declared in Bill Cosby criminal case

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But the judge sent them back to try to reach a unanimous verdict. Less than 48 hours later, and working into the weekend on the 11th day of the trial, the panel informed the judge that they were still deadlocked on all three counts of indecent aggravated assault. Read More »

'One of those days' as McIlroy finds trouble in Erin Hills rough

Phil Mickelson had to withdraw from the event after realizing he wouldn't arrive on time. Jamie Lovemark and J.B. He had just taken off on his second flight of the day in a hybrid of a typical blimp and a balloon envelope when he decided it was too windy and planned to return to a private airstrip. Read More »