Sport


We got away with one, says Smith
- June 06, 2017

Earlier Josh Hazlewood was a standout with career best figures of 6/52, but Mitch Starc was wayward in his return to global cricket, Pat Cummins (1/67) was smashed early and John Hastings (2/69) late as the Kiwis piled on 291 in their allotted 46 overs. (more...)
Golden State Warriors lead Cleveland Cavaliers 2-0 after Game 2 win Golden State Warriors lead Cleveland Cavaliers 2-0 after Game 2 win
- June 06, 2017

Despite Cavaliers small forward LeBron James matching Los Angeles Lakers great Earvin "Magic" Johnson for the most triple-doubles in NBA Finals history (eight), the Warriors set a new NBA record with their 14th straight postseason victory. (more...)
My Two Cents: Nashville Predators Score Big My Two Cents: Nashville Predators Score Big
- June 06, 2017

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35), of Finland, and defenseman P.K. Subban (76) stop a shot by the Pittsburgh Penguins during the second period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals Saturday, June 3, 2017, in. Shooting 23.1 percent compared to the 6.3 of the Predators, the Penguins, maybe not deservedly so outside their goaltender, were 2-0 up in the series . (more...)
Kobe Bryant roasts Jalen Rose in new ESPN commercial Kobe Bryant roasts Jalen Rose in new ESPN commercial
- June 06, 2017

Everybody , but also guest starred in an episode of Fresh Off the Boat . "Everybody" which will air on ABC. In a commercial for the show, Rose enters a restaurant and sees Bryant sitting at a table. Jalen Rose , now a multimedia entertainer, knows how to get a laugh. Bryant's total in the game stands as the second-most points in a single game in National Basketball Association history. (more...)
Austin Dillon's fuel gamble yields first win Austin Dillon's fuel gamble yields first win
- June 06, 2017

Verizon IndyCar Series: Redemption for Takuma Sato - Andretti Autosport's Takuma Sato became the first Japanese driver to win the Indianapolis 500 after a crushing defeat in the 2012 race, he got the sweet taste of redemption - and 2 percent milk. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo's hair journey has taken an unexpected turn Cristiano Ronaldo's hair journey has taken an unexpected turn
- June 06, 2017

It also happened to be Ronaldo's 600th career goal for club and country. "This year [2017] was awesome again, last year was fantastic too". "The team has worked hard from the first minute...we have done a marvellous double". "Every Real Madrid fan is so grateful to him, he lifted our level of talent when he arrived in 2001 and was the best player in the world". The Frenchman, who himself won the Champions League as a legendary player for Real between 2001 and 2006, has enjoyed ... (more...)
Spithill and Oracle rise to the challenge
- June 06, 2017

The Brits and Groupama Team France swapped the lead on every leg, with Ainslie making a nice move near the finish line to win by 23 seconds. "Earlier this morning, we had a breeze of 5-9 knots, so we were hoping to get at least one race in, but the breeze dropped early and we missed out, so it was a bit disappointing". (more...)
Wanda Durant blasts Stephen A. Smith for calling KD-to-Dubs 'weak' Wanda Durant blasts Stephen A. Smith for calling KD-to-Dubs 'weak'
- June 06, 2017

In fact, the now cryptic song even became a topic of discussion to be featured in the movie, " Thunderstruck ", a 2012 film that starred Durant. " One person who has heard the song says he recalls Durant rapping the first verse, James hopping on for the second and then Durant finishing it off ", Haynes wrote. (more...)
Durant gets chance to follow LeBron's path to National Basketball Association title
- June 06, 2017

The franchise joined the National Basketball Association in 1970 as an expansion team along with the Buffalo Braves and Portland Trail Blazers . The Warriors' best lineup against the Cavaliers probably has both players on the floor at the same time, with Iguodala on James and Thompson defending Irving, so Thompson said he doesn't get caught up in whether his shot is falling. (more...)
Tiger Woods DUI arrest shown in new dash-cam video Tiger Woods DUI arrest shown in new dash-cam video
- June 06, 2017

Woods lives on Jupiter Island, about nine miles from the scene of his arrest. Slurring his speech as he tried to answer the officers' questions, Woods had difficulty standing and kept weaving and bobbing. He was released on his own recognizance. He failed numerous field sobriety tests and was arrested. The golfer passed the breathalyzer test for alcohol, and in a statement after the arrest, he said the incident was due to an " unexpected reaction " to prescription medication. (more...)
Brits retire from America's Cup trials race with damage
- June 06, 2017

Skipper Ben Ainslie had to throw in the towel after coming to an abrupt halt in the second leg of the widely-anticipated race against the New Zealand crew, which was postponed due to a lack of wind in Bermuda's Great Sound on Sunday. We've all been in tough spots before and we've got the experience to know we can come through that. Because the craft couldn't sail, it had to be pushed backward and sideways by support boats, costing the team 20 to 30 minutes and making it impossible to get ... (more...)
Italy advances to U20 World Cup semifinals, beats Zambia 3-2 Italy advances to U20 World Cup semifinals, beats Zambia 3-2
- June 06, 2017

Italy and England both sealed their place in the semi-finals of the FIFA Under-20 World Cup as they overcame Zambia and Mexico respectively in South Korea. And Italy hit the front in the second half of extra-time when Dimarco swung over a corner and substitute Vido powered a header past keeper Banda. (more...)
War Machine (Jon Koppenhaver) Sentenced, Could Be in Prison for Life War Machine (Jon Koppenhaver) Sentenced, Could Be in Prison for Life
- June 06, 2017

Koppenhaver's attorney conceded his client was guilty of beating Mackinday during their relationship, but said that he was not guilty of attempted murder and sexual assault charges. Judge Cadish previously declared mistrials on the attempted murder charges, which would allow Koppenhaver to be retried on those counts but the prosecution conditionally waived the charges, unless in the case of a re-trial, whereupon they would be reinstated. (more...)
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Rain washed out Australia-New Zealand match
- June 06, 2017

New Zealand captain and centurion Kane Williamson saw enough to be satisfied about after their opening match at the Champions Trophy against Australia was washed out. These sides last met at the Champions Trophy nearly four years ago at the same ground in a match which was also washed out in the second innings. (more...)
Rafael Nadal's early performance at the French Open, other top seed updates
- June 06, 2017

Estonian Anett Kontaveit, who herself has made waves with a string of fine performances this year, faces defending champion and fourth seed Garbine Muguruza , hoping to repeat her winning performance against the Spaniard in Stuttgart in April. (more...)
Girl disqualified from soccer game because she looked like a boy
- June 06, 2017

She's so good, even though she's only 8, she's on the 11-year-old roster. "It's what she likes". Her father, Gerardo Hernandez, told WOWT 6 News that Milo "was in shock". Mili's family claims they showed Mili's insurance card to tournament organizers to prove she's a girl, but it wasn't enough. It's not hard to spot Milagros "Mili" Hernandez on the soccer field - she's the girl with the short, not-quite-pixie cut and the outsized talent. (more...)
Dale Earnhardt Jr. improving, but still not satisfied after final Coca-Cola 600
- June 06, 2017

Dillon joins David Pearson (1961 Coca-Cola 600); Buddy Baker (1967 Bank of America 500); Jeff Gordon (1994 Coca-Cola 600); Bobby Labonte (1995 Coca-Cola 600); Matt Kenseth (2000 Coca-Cola 600); Jamie McMurray (2002 Bank of America 500); Casey Mears (2007 Coca-Cola 600); and David Reutimann (2009 Coca-Cola 600) as the nine drivers to score their first Cup Series wins at Charlotte Motor Speedway . (more...)
Jimmie Johnson Wins Race, Then Undergoes Cancer Surgery Jimmie Johnson Wins Race, Then Undergoes Cancer Surgery
- June 06, 2017

Johnson was able to gain the lead from Kyle Larson on a late-race restart. Larson was in distance of the checkered flag, but a caution with two laps to go set up an overtime restart with Johnson starting alongside. Growing up in El Cajon, California, Jimmie Johnson idolized Cale Yarborough. "I was very fortunate to have a similar experience when I tied him with the three consecutive championships, and he surprised me at the banquet [in 2008]". (more...)
Ravens Sign Former Steelers CBs Brandon Boykin, Al-Hajj Shabazz Ravens Sign Former Steelers CBs Brandon Boykin, Al-Hajj Shabazz
- June 06, 2017

The Baltimore Ravens lost slot cornerback Tavon Young for the season with a torn ACL last week, and they added more depth to their secondary Monday. "Arrington suffered a concussion last summer and wound up on the Ravens" IR list. After playing one year in Pittsburgh, Boykin signed with Carolina in March of 2016 but was cut two months later. (more...)
Giants WR Roger Lewis arrested for operating a vehicle while impaired Giants WR Roger Lewis arrested for operating a vehicle while impaired
- June 06, 2017

TMZ first reported news of the arrest, and ESPN.com's Jordan Raanan notes the Reynoldsburg, Ohio, Police Department confirms it. The receiver refused to take a breathalyzer test when asked to. The Giants receiver was charged with OVI but was released to a sober friend on his own recognizance. The Giants gave him a second chance at life with a contract, and expected only white collar actions from the Bowling Green product. (more...)