Wolves' push for Bulls' Butler falls short

25 Jun, 2016

The team was involved in rumors with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Boston Celtics throughout draft night, but now it appears he'll be staying put for the time being . "And that's stuff that happens all throughout the league". The T-Wolves were one of the teams that were interested in trading for Butler. So far, talks between the Wolves and Bulls haven't progressed much.

Murray hails Edmund after winning all-British clash

21 Jun, 2016

The 29-year-old Murray had never played the 21-year-old Edmund on the tour before, though they did face off at the end-of-season Tie Break 10 exhibition at the Albert Hall last December, where Edmund blasted his way to the $250,000 prize. Murray's serve was in fine fettle - he dropped only two points on serve in the third set, winning 80 percent of points on his first serve overall. "I train with Kyle a lot so I know how good he is-big strong guy, very powerful game and when he's on he's ...

French riot police arrest 36 rowdy soccer fans in Lille

21 Jun, 2016

Northern Ireland were celebrating a 2-0 win over Ukraine when players and staff were informed that a second supporter following the team in France had died. While they appeared to have kept the two sets of fans apart, tension mounted in the early evening with police using pepper spray, tear gas and acoustic grenades to suppress fans near the central train station.

DA drops charges against Alabama football players arrested in Louisiana

21 Jun, 2016

According to a police report, an officer approached Robinson and Jones in their auto at a park that was closed and noticed the vehicle smelled of marijuana. Robinson has started every game of his career at left tackle for the Crimson Tide, while Jones has appeared in 16 games over the last two seasons. So now that Robinson and Jones won't face any punishment from the law, could they be subject to punishment from Nick Saban? A search of the vehicle then turned up marijuana and a handgun ...

76ers meet face-to-face with Ben Simmons

20 Jun, 2016

The NBA Draft is just days away, and the Philadelphia 76ers are putting the finishing touches on their pre-draft preparations. This year , they could deal him on draft night for an additional top 5 pick. It's notable, though, that he really went the extra mile here. The Hornets have had a top 10 draft pick in each of the past five seasons, making this year a little more hard after a successful season a year ago in which they finished tied for the fifth-best record in the Eastern ...

A really big hit in Japan: Suzuki picks off Rose's total

19 Jun, 2016

In his 16th season in Major League Baseball, Suzuki has 2,979 hits in the majors and is rapidly approaching the 3,000-hit club. "I'm not trying to take anything away from Ichiro - he's had a Hall of Fame career - but the next thing you know, they'll be counting his high school hits", Rose said.

Ayesha Curry fires back at Stephen A. Smith

19 Jun, 2016

On a night when the Golden State Warriors lacked aggressive offense and shutdown defense to clinch the National Basketball Association title in Cleveland Thursday night, Ayesha Curry fired shots of her own at the league and the Cavaliers via social media.

Obama embraces Orlando families, appeals for gun controls

18 Jun, 2016

Even as the families of the victims bury their loved ones, it's unclear what led a 29-year-old Muslim born in NY to open fire in a gay nightclub early Sunday where he may have been a frequent patron. "We stand by you, ' And Mr. Obama just looked at us and said, 'I understand the pain you have, ' and you can not describe that emotional moment", said a victim's family member, who did not give their name.

Mourinho-Guardiola face off for 1st time in EPL on Sept. 10

17 Jun, 2016

The Swans start their campaign against a newly-promoted side - which is notoriously hard to predict. You can see the full list of 380 games here. League chiefs will announce all the games - from the Premiership to League Two - at 9am on June 18.

England stun Wallabies in Battle of Brisbane

16 Jun, 2016

Both struggled against a fast defensive line and scrumhalf Nick Phipps said the key to turning the English around may be to kick more. Australia coach Michael Cheika has dropped loosehead prop Scott Sio and overhauled his front row for the second rugby Test against England in Melbourne on Saturday.

Switzerland and Romania draw 1-1 at Euro 2016

16 Jun, 2016

In five games since being recalled for France , he has three goals and three assists, as well as being involved in two other goals. Coming off a heartbreaking 2-1 loss to host nation France , Romania can't afford another loss if they wish to progress in the competition.

Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers 108-97

15 Jun, 2016

With Golden State leading 88-84, Curry got loose for a backdoor layup and Barnes followed with a dagger 3-pointer, deflating a crowd of 20,000-plus fans clinging to hope that this would be the year Cleveland would win its first pro sports championship since 1964.

Briles could be back

15 Jun, 2016

Some had argued that a one-year suspension of Briles might suffice to appease the NCAA in their continuing investigation of the school, but that tone-deaf sentiment seems to echo that Baylor truly doesn't understand the magnitude of these consequences.

Wales not just about Bale, says Kozak

13 Jun, 2016

It is very much like a local derby, I think we have got enough to beat them but they have got some quality players and sometimes perhaps too many for the manager to pick the right blend. "[Qualifying for Euro 2016] doesn't vindicate anything". If you look at us in qualifying we were mean and did not concede goals. "Even in the rugby we feel more pride and passion - our national anthem everyone sings".

Ibrahimovic confident ahead of Republic game

13 Jun, 2016

Tomorrow's game could see O'Shea come up against his Sunderland teammate Seb Larsson, who is expected to line up for Sweden. Ireland's last friendly ahead of the tournament saw them lose 2-1 at home to Belarus while Sweden have lost just once in 10 outings but O'Neill did not accept that Ibrahimovic and co are the favourites.

Luka Modric: 'Croatia must start well at Euro 2016'

13 Jun, 2016

Then we have a Czech Republic side who are possibly not as strong as recent history might suggest and although they still have a decent chance of progression, its surely set to be a fearsome battle between them and Turkey for that illusive third place.

Early goal gives Switzerland 1-0 win over 10-man Albania

13 Jun, 2016

De Biasi said Switzerland's early strike - Fabian Schar scored the only goal in the fifth minute - undid his plans for the game. The action returns tomorrow with three more games, including the reigning world champs Germany, taking on Ukraine at 3pm EST on ESPN.

Euro 2016: Poland earn first win in finals history

13 Jun, 2016

The task facing the debutants was apparent early on. "The team has realised that we won't win as individuals but we can achieve something as 23 players in a squad", Krychowiak said. Lukasz Piszczek won the ball and found the forward with a lovely cut-back, but he blazed his effort wide from eight yards out, after beating two Irish defenders.

Lewis Hamilton claims Canadian Grand Prix pole

13 Jun, 2016

There was definitely more time in it - so I'm really happy considering". An incredible turnout on a Saturday here today, as always, and I'm glad that it stayed dry. Once the stricken carcass of the Toro Rosso had been lifted away, the Williamses were quick to get out there, and Felipe Massa was a touch quicker than Valtteri Bottas; then the Mercedes cars got in on the act, with Lewis Hamilton faster than Rosberg.

Udta Punjab Passed by CBFC with 'A' Certificate: Pahlaj Nihalani

13 Jun, 2016

In an interview to a TV channel Benegal said that it was natural that questions would be raised on a film made on issue of drugs which is effecting the youth of nation. With the state assembly elections due next year, the Akali Dal-BJP government will understandably be nervous about the impact of the film if its uncensored version is released.

Shooting disrupts operations at Dallas Love Field

13 Jun, 2016

One officer draws his gun, but Diamond doesn't back down. Investigators believe the incident stemmed from a domestic dispute. A man was shot by a police officer outside of Dallas's Love Field Airport on Friday afternoon, forcing security delays at the massive transportation hub.

Splashdown: Curry bounces back, leads Warriors to Game 4 win

13 Jun, 2016

Brilliance and timeliness from Curry (38 points, 7 for 13 from 3-point distance) and Thompson (25 points, 4 of 9 on 3-pointers), raging defense by the entire team, furious play by the small-ball "Death Lineup", and Harrison Barnes stepping into a couple of massive shots exactly when he had to.

Robson-Kanu strikes late to give Wales 2-1 win over Slovakia

13 Jun, 2016

It was a historic moment for Wales and now their opening Euro 2016 win over Slovakia has been commemorated with the Eiffel Tower turning green and white. However, Robson-Kanu - a striker now without a club - supplied a dramatic end to a game in which Wales had to defend for their lives at times and protect back-up goalkeeper Danny Ward.

Saina in final, Srikanth falls

13 Jun, 2016

This is Saina's second Australian Open victory, having clinched the title in 2014 as well. Seventh seed Saina, who is eyeing her maiden title of the season, registered a 21-8, 21-12 victory over fourth seed Yihan in a one-sided semi-final contest that lasted half an hour.

King Djokovic reveals calendar Grand Slam as next target

12 Jun, 2016

Eight men including Agassi, Federer, Nadal and Djokovic held each major at least once, but couldn't notch up a Grand Slam by winning all the four in a single calendar year. I had that kind of emotion. "On the last point I don't even remember what happened". "I thought Andy played really well, and I thought he might just pull it back towards the end of the last set but it was just too little too late".

US likely to advance in Copa America with tie vs Paraguay

12 Jun, 2016

PDT ). "We're going to go for a win , because it's not in our character to just sit back and go for a tie", right back DeAndre Yedlin said Friday. Paraguay has made it to the knockout round in each of the last 3 Copa Americas. Show them we are able to play these games", he said . "This is a team that has individual players that can hurt you in a split second, like Colombia experienced", he continued.

Jamie Vardy's wife break silence over Arsenal transfer

12 Jun, 2016

Harry Kane is the top scorer with 25 goals while Everton's Belgian forward Romelu Lukaku came fourth with 18. Faced with Shearer in his pomp, the party is definitely over for Jamie Vardy. Secondly is his age. Thirdly is the money. "But I have my question marks about if he can play in the last third when teams are waiting for you". Henry also questioned whether Vardy would suit Arsenal , saying his talents did not compliment the London club's possession-based style.

Switzerland edge out Albania 1-0 in Euro 2016

12 Jun, 2016

Then, with three minutes left, came the best chance of all but Shkelzen Gashi, with time and space, could not find a way past Sommer. LENS, France Albania will draw confidence from their friendly defeat of France a year ago when they face the Euro 2016 hosts on Wednesday after losing their opening match to Switzerland.

Ledley ready to play for Wales after leg break

12 Jun, 2016

As if Joe Allen's worldwide tournament debut was not enough of a draw, it now looks likely that young Reds goalkeeper Danny Ward will make his first start for Wales . "We are here to perform", he added. "Preparation went according to plans, there have been no problems". "But as a team our strength is knowing what we are good at and what we are not good at".

Von Miller reportedly turns down Broncos' $114.5 million contract offer

12 Jun, 2016

Although the NFL's collective bargaining agreement gives teams until July 15 to work out long-term contract extensions with franchised players, Broncos general manager John Elway imposed a Tuesday night cutoff because he wanted Miller to attend this week's mandatory minicamp and not miss the entire offseason program.

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