Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira sent for MRI on injured knee

05 Jun, 2016

When the first-base prospect, who performed well when he made his debut last season, was declared done for the season February 1 to undergo shoulder surgery, the Yankees lost their primary insurance policy in the case of a long-term injury to Mark Teixeira .


French Open final between Serena and Muguruza gets underway

05 Jun, 2016

About 24 hours later, his question required a new answer. Muguruza would impress in the first; breaking early, before holding on narrowly deep into the set to clinch a 7-5 victory. But, oh, how Muguruza turned things around. The showers jumbled the tournament schedule, and Williams was in action a fourth straight day in the final.


Colombia beat U.S. 2-0 in Copa America 2016 debut

05 Jun, 2016

A botched play in the midfield in the 77th minute led to Carlos Bacca breaking down the left side with US defenders in pursuit. The next two matches, with Costa Rica and Paraguay, are immensely important for the U.S.to advance from Group A.


Wayne Rooney excited to work with Jose Mourinho at Manchester United

05 Jun, 2016

Ryan Giggs have won it all at Manchester United under one of the greatest manager in world football-Sir Alex Ferguson- and yet, United board still doubts that a man who played 26-years under the most successful coach in British history will have no idea about coaching.


Bourdais races to first win of season at Belle Isle

05 Jun, 2016

Montoya completed the podium in third, his first podium since winning the St. Petersburg season opener. "I was supposed to do that track record on the last one, not the first one", joked Castroneves, who earned the first of his 29 career Indy auto wins on Belle Isle in 2000.


The Big 12 Will Have A Championship Game Again In 2017

05 Jun, 2016

Many details remain to be worked out. Keep in mind, this came from the guy who jumpstarted this entire process in June 2015, when he said at 10 members, the Big 12 was "psychologically disadvantaged" as compared to the other Power Five conferences.


Djokovic on center court at French Open after washout

04 Jun, 2016

Forget used the washout to push the case for planning permission, saying: "For those in our country who still have doubts, who say, 'Is it absolutely necessary to modernise our stadium?' Look at the facts". Twice Murray and Gasquet have faced off at Roland Garros, with the Briton prevailing both times, including in the 2010 first round when he recovered from two sets to love down.


French Open at a glance

04 Jun, 2016

The prize money at the French Open is Euro 32 million. But the 29-year-old Serb, who will face Dominic Thiem of Austria for a place in the final, came perilously close to being disqualified in the second game of the third set. He could have faced disqualification. "It was just an unfortunate bounce, but a fortunate ending of that scenario". Only Roger Federer , with 39 major semifinals, and Jimmy Connors, with 31, have participated in more major semifinals in the Open era.


Silver: NBA needs progress by end of summer on NC law

04 Jun, 2016

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors have revolutionized the National Basketball Association over the past couple of seasons by heavily utilizing the 3-point shot, and commissioner Adam Silver is just fine with the way the game has evolved.


Thousands expected at Northern California Donald Trump rally

04 Jun, 2016

He repeatedly criticized the press for making the money an issue, saying reporters "should be ashamed of themselves" for asking where the money had gone. The Trump University material also seems to foreshadow Trump's run-ins with the media, offering tips for what organizers should do if a reporter attempts to conduct an interview at a seminar.


Meet Britain's new #5 note

04 Jun, 2016

The notes will also feature a picture of Big Ben showing three o'clock - the approximate time when, on 13 May 1940, Churchill told the commons: "I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat". The note itself features Sir Winston's glowering visage in a famous portrait captured in Ottawa by Yousuf Karsh after the photographer is said to have taken his cigar from him.


The NBA Edition of Mean Tweets Will Make You Laugh Out Loud

04 Jun, 2016

Magic Johnson should consider himself lucky. Russell Westbrook clearly isn't a "Star Wars" fan, as he was totally confused when one Twitter user said he looks like Jar Jar Binks. "I still have no idea how Jalen Rose has a job", ESPN host and analyst Rose read (in fact, he has about three jobs). 'Andre Iguodala has the worst body language of anyone in the National Basketball Association, ' he read out.


Djokovic extinguishes Thiem to reach French Open final

04 Jun, 2016

After letting his feelings be known on court, labelling the situation as a "circus", Berdych then vented his frustration post-match, having felt he had the momentum against the 11-time grand-slam champion in Paris . Andy Murray's voice cracked as he tried to sum up what his latest piece of British tennis history meant to him. Berdych now serving down two sets - in a zebra ensemble - that is popular in France this spring, no one told him he looks like a member of an 80's synth rock band ...


David Wright Placed On The DL - Here's Who Could Replace Him

04 Jun, 2016

The team has been something of a boom-or-bust squad this year, paced by an NL-best 73 home runs, but at times have struggled scoring and especially with runners in scoring position. The 33-year-old infielder missed almost half of last season because of spinal stenosis, a painful back condition. That issue continues to affect Wright, with the captain always dealing with some level of discomfort.


Arsenal triggers release clause for Leicester's Jamie Vardy

04 Jun, 2016

Lee Chapman was left "gutted", according to his management company, after the England global apparently barred him from seeing his social media posts. "He had been doing a kid's birthday party at a soccer school when he found out what had been said and it put a sour note on the day". "Ranieri spotted me", Chapman said.


Dustin Johnson off to fast start at Memorial with 8-under 64

04 Jun, 2016

McIlroy said he took 127 putts in his Irish Open victory and felt his pace on putts was not where it needed to be, especially for the faster greens of Muirfield Village and Oakmont in two weeks for the US Open. (But) I am still feeling and playing good. Kuchar, the 2013 Memorial victor, dropped his average career scoring average at the Memorial to 70.28, besting five-time victor Tiger Woods' record of 70.32.


Alexander Rossi pulls off stunning upset in 100th Indy 500

04 Jun, 2016

But a broken rear winglet made his auto a handful, and when the pits were delayed opening for an extra lap after the Sato incident, Rahal had to make an emergency stop for fuel only, then had to stop again. Instead, Marco Andretti never contended on a day at least three of his teammates were clearly among the best in the field. Hinchcliffe suffered life-threatening injuries on May 18, 2015, when a component failure caused his auto to crash and a suspension arm pierced his pelvic area.


Herrera not surprised by Van Gaal sacking

04 Jun, 2016

Here, if I focus on him or he on me, the champion will be another (manager)". There, the individual fights made more sense. 'He's certainly showed what he can do in his first game for England, getting his first goal in the first couple of minutes, ' said Rooney.


Muguruza takes 1st set in French semi

04 Jun, 2016

Spanish fourth seed Garbine Muguruza reached her second grand slam final when she beat Samantha Stosur 6-2 6-4 in the semi-finals of the French Open on Friday. I also don't think Muguruza will be awed by the occasion of playing in a Grand Slam final, since she's already experience that at Wimbledon. "The opponent was tough to beat".


IOC reviewing final preparations for Rio de Janeiro Games

03 Jun, 2016

This is one of the factors Harrison claims will deter a lot of the big names of the boxing world. "Professional boxing and how you train for a professional boxing contest, 12 rounds, three minutes, and the Olympic cycle where you are fighting maybe four times over 10 days is a totally different sport".


Well-balanced England squad has confidence set in Stones

03 Jun, 2016

What is pleasing about him is his attitude has been first class. He has shown that around the hotel and on the training pitch. Ex-England winger Trevor Sinclair said: "For me Drinkwater has had such a good season and played such a pivotal part in Leicester's success, he deserves to be in the squad".


Ricciardo slams Red Bull team for shambolic pit stop

03 Jun, 2016

Up at the front, Daniel Ricciardo was displaying incredible driving skills as the Red Bull streaked ahead, with Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton fighting it out for second place. The Australian driver was unforgiving, saying "everyone was running around like headless chooks (chickens)". Victor of seven of the past eight races, including the first four this season, Rosberg's very bad day was compounded when he was overtaken at the line by Nico Hulkenberg.


Garry Monk Confirmed as New Leeds United Manager

03 Jun, 2016

It's an incredible club with fantastic fans and we all know the history in terms of where it stands in British football. The 37-year-old returned to management on Thursday after being sacked by Swansea last December. I felt a really good connection straight away with him and everyone at this club in this short space of time. "But the thing that has struck me is his enthusiasm for the game, his confidence in his own ability and I think he will bring a lot to Leeds United, as the same Leeds ...


Baylor hires former Wake coach Grobe to replace Briles

03 Jun, 2016

According to USA Today Sports , the school on Tuesday dismissed Colin Shillinglaw, the athletics director for football operations, and longtime staffer Tom Hill, who held a variety of roles over the last 15 years. Under Grobe, Wake Forest played in five more bowl games. Grobe last roamed the sidelines in 2013, but after a 4-8 season, he resigned. It marked the school's second-ever ACC title (and first since 1970).


All matches cancelled at Roland Garros

03 Jun, 2016

No. 2-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska leads Tzvetana Pironkova 6-2, 3-0, and sixth-seeded Simona Halep leads 21st-seeded Samantha Stosur 5-3. Malek Jaziri has failed in his bid to become the first Tunisian man in 53 years to reach the third round of the French Open.


Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo slams critics after Champions League win

03 Jun, 2016

Ronaldo is targeting further improvement despite yet another impressive campaign. "I hate to wish anything bad on anyone because things can ultimately backfire on you". 'It means I am still good, I still feel good physically, mentally. However, Ronaldo did acknowledge feeling worn out at the end of a long season.


Sam Stosur into French Open semis

03 Jun, 2016

Stosur will take the gun show into the French Open semifinals, where she will meet on No. 4 Garbine Muguruza . "But I am happy to win and want to keep going". Adroitly sidestepping a question about Trump at the French Open , where Williams is the defending champion, she says she is "not involved at all" in politics.


Rashford signs long-term contract with Man United

03 Jun, 2016

He added: "I am grateful for having the chance to prove myself". And when you consider that England are hardly blessed with top-quality wide players right now - at least ones in form - the case to take Rashford to France only grows stronger.


Orioles overcome 5 homers by Red Sox in 13-9 victory

03 Jun, 2016

The Red Sox are 2-5 in their last seven Thursday games, and 1-5 in their last six game fours of a series. The Orioles, who had been outhomered by the Red Sox, 12-0, coming into the series finale rediscovered their power stroke against Red Sox starter Rick Porcello and the Boston bullpen.


Mourinho vows to avoid Guardiola mind games

03 Jun, 2016

I was with Guardiola for two years in a league where either he or I would be the champion. The Welshman is now holidaying in Dubai and is expected to return to Manchester tomorrow, after which Mourinho is expected to hold talks with Giggs over his role at the club going forward.



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