• Peter Sagan clinches another stage win
Peter Sagan clinches another stage win

Five years after his first stage win and the last Irish victory on the Tour, at Bagneres-du-Bigorres in the Pyrenees, Martin took glory on the shorter but equally steep slopes of the aptly named Mur de Bretagne, or "Wall of Brittany". The finish was slightly uphill and many were expecting to see Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors) add to the t...

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  • Shaqiri having medical ahead of £13m Liverpool move
Shaqiri having medical ahead of £13m Liverpool move

The formalities were swiftly concluded with the Liverpool Echo claiming the attacker underwent his medical at Melwood on Friday and agreed terms over a five-year contract. Liverpool , certainly, is ahead of any other Premier League sides in the transfer market as the Merseysiders already have clinched the signatures of highly rated midfield pai...

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  • Anderson beats Isner in longest semi-final in history
Anderson beats Isner in longest semi-final in history

Because of the length of the first match, that semifinal will be played with the roof closed. Maybe the most excruciating part of all is that Anderson now has to turn around and get ready for the championship on Sunday, while Isner has to face the harsh reality that this preposterous marathon match was all for naught.

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  • Greensboro native John Isner eliminated in Wimbledon semifinals
Greensboro native John Isner eliminated in Wimbledon semifinals

As the fifth set dragged on and on, the American Isner appeared more visibly exhausted and had to survive more scares on his own serve than Anderson. While Isner's match back in 2010 was a fun side note that helped garner interest in the tournament for fans it might not usually reach, to have a never-ending saga played in the semifinal doesn't look...

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  • Louisville takes Papa John's off name of Cardinal Stadium
Louisville takes Papa John's off name of Cardinal Stadium

On Wednesday, Papa John's founder John Schnatter quit his chairman of the board role after it was reported that he used the N-word during a conference call in May. "We understand this comes with certain consequences, and we have examined all of those", Bendapudi said, not clarifying what the consequences could be.

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  • Liverpool close to completing Shaqiri transfer
Liverpool close to completing Shaqiri transfer

Shaqiri started his medical at Liverpool on Friday morning after an agreement was reached with Stoke on Thursday, with discussions having started earlier this week . Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mané shouldered the bulk of the work last season and 26-year-old Shaqiri offers an alternative given his versatility on either flank.

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  • Nets trade Jeremy Lin to Hawks
Nets trade Jeremy Lin to Hawks

As part of the deal, the two teams will also exchange future second-round picks. Lin suffered a torn patellar tendon on opening night last season, forcing him to miss the entire 2017-18 campaign. Denver also got rid of $21 million in salary with the deal, with the bulk of that coming from the $13.8 million Faried is owed next season. Lin averaged...

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  • IT agrees to 1-year deal with Nuggets
IT agrees to 1-year deal with Nuggets

Instead, Denver was able to deal the final years of Chandler and Arthur's contracts for the added price of a protected first-round pick in exchange for Whitehead, whom Wojnarowski reports will be waived. But then Thomas was dealt to Cleveland as part of the Kyrie Irving trade. The Kings selected Thomas in the second round (60th overall) in th...

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  • Antonio Conte To Sue Chelsea
Antonio Conte To Sue Chelsea

Conte's been absent from all social media posts by the club, which has only fuelled rumours that he won't be in charge by the time the Premier League season starts in August. The Spanish midfielder's found playing time hard to come by under the Italian, but has admiringly fought for his place instead of pushing for a move elsewhere in the two seaso...

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  • Ryan Giggs: Cristiano Ronaldo is obsessed with being better than Lionel Messi
Ryan Giggs: Cristiano Ronaldo is obsessed with being better than Lionel Messi

Juventus will pay 100 million euros ($117 million) for the move and another 12 million euros in additional fees to sign the player to a four-year contract, the club said in a statement. I did it in England, I did it in Spain, I'm going to do it in Italy. I did it with Portugal'. "So maybe that will be his argument when [he thinks about] 'Am I bett...

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  • Riyad Mahrez believes Manchester City had rivals beaten before kick-off
Riyad Mahrez believes Manchester City had rivals beaten before kick-off

City set a host of records as they powered to Premier League title glory last season and transferring that success to the European stage is now one of the club's next aims. 'They have everything to try and win it, ' he added. Now I'm here and I'm happy. "Now we have to work and see what can happen". "Pep [Guardiola] is a big manager, he's won a...

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association orders World Cup broadcasters to stop zooming in on 'hot women'
Federation Internationale de Football Association orders World Cup broadcasters to stop zooming in on 'hot women'

Before the World Cup kicked off in Russian Federation, there were widespread fears that racism and homophobia would be the most pressing problems at this year's tournament. If you go to Google and type in the words " World Cup " and "women fans" what comes up is images of handsome women dressed in their nations colours and usually wearing short s...

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  • FIFA World Cup Ex-England boss hails Pickford 1 hour ago
FIFA World Cup Ex-England boss hails Pickford 1 hour ago

While few would regard Henderson as one of the top midfielders in the world, he clearly has some good influence on his teams - either that or he's an incredibly effective good luck charm. From his penalty save against Colombia to denying Mandzukic with a superb save tonight, Pickford has starred, and Everton will be delighted with his performance...

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  • Indian women’s cricket coach quits over ‘training methods’
Indian women’s cricket coach quits over ‘training methods’

Tushar Arothe has resigned as coach of India's national women's cricket team . "There's no hard feelings between the players and myself and any other support staff". Thereafter, Kaur and her girls floundered in the triangular series featuring Australia and England and the failures are suspected to have played a part in the souring of th...

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  • Charles Oakley arrested for allegedly cheating at casino
Charles Oakley arrested for allegedly cheating at casino

Casino regulators in Nevada are accusing the former New York Knicks star of gambling fraud. A source told TMZ Oakley tried to take back a $100 chip after learning he was going to lose the game. local time. Last year, he was escorted from his seats at Madison Square Garden and arrested after an altercation near team owner James Dolan. Oakley...

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  • Houston Astros tabbed for MLB All-Star game
Houston Astros tabbed for MLB All-Star game

Unfortunately, the process still isn't ideal, and more deserving players will either get in on the Final Vote , or are going to be enjoying the 89th Midsummer Classic at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. He struck out 125 during that time, allowing 53 earned runs on 145 hits. He has 13 holds on the year, just like Jimenez. As Rosenthal notes...

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  • Vettel wins thrilling British GP as Hamilton recovers to second
Vettel wins thrilling British GP as Hamilton recovers to second

Hamilton's Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas was third quickest, ahead of Kimi Raikkonen in the second Ferrari , Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull and, unexpectedly, Fernando Alonso of McLaren . Hamilton recovered to second place while Raikkonen took third spot, having been handed a 10-second time penalty, which he served at his first pit st...

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  • England hurting for third-place playoff at Russian Federation 2018 Fifa World Cup
England hurting for third-place playoff at Russian Federation 2018 Fifa World Cup

Dalic said he had allowed his players to celebrate the victory on Wednesday night and was consequently unaware of the extent of any injuries in his squad. "All these words from them we take, we were reading and we were saying, "OK, today we will see who will be tired". "We are in the final". What more could we ask for? "I was in Nice to watch...

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  • Ken Giles has choice words for A.J. Hinch
Ken Giles has choice words for A.J. Hinch

It wasn't Giles first outburst this season. The Houston Astros won Tuesday's game against the A's in ridiculous fashion , but it wasn't all smiles for the AL West leaders. The Astros were up by four to start the ninth inning against Oakland on Tuesday night when Giles took over and gave up three straight singles, which cut the lead to 4-1.

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  • FC Barcelona To Rival Real Madrid For Superstar Winger?
FC Barcelona To Rival Real Madrid For Superstar Winger?

The World Cup really is the ideal stage for players to enhance their reputation. Madrid have always been linked with a move for the 27-year-old, while the Primera Division giants could soon need to replace Cristiano Ronaldo . And what Hazard's camp have told Barca is pretty interesting. " Zidane is someone special, it's true, but I think Rea...

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