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Portugal's Quaresma says Ronaldo is the only footballer I admire

The little boy gives the French fan a pat on the arm and says something, apparently in an attempt to comfort him. R Sureshnathan, a 42-year-old applications m...


Kynard wins at USA trials, makes Olympic team

Former Oregon NCAA champion Jenna Prandini just out-leaned Felix for third place in the 200 final - 22.53 to 22.54 seconds. "I gave it all I had but it ju...


Carter announces 560 more U.S. troops to Iraq

Iraqi government forces said on Saturday they took back control of Qayara airbase, about 60 km (40 miles) from the northern city, backed by air cover from a US ...


Rory McIlroy: still a full-fledged member of Fab Four

Asked what events he would watch, he said, "probably events like track and field, swimming, diving... the stuff that matters". "The golf course is very close ...


Mets injury updates: The latest on Noah Syndergaard, Yoenis Cespedes

As you guys know, I'm a little exhausted of talking about it. At 53-36, the Nationals set a team record for wins before the All-Star break, snapping the mark ...


Testimony: Paterno Knew of Sandusky Abuse

Schiano, who started his career in coaching at Penn State as a graduate assistant in 1990, was said to have seen Sandusky "doing something to a boy in the s...


All Star Game tonight, Stanton wins HR Derby

I can't remember the last time the clear favorite won the Home Run Derby, but Stanton was incredible last night. Frazier beat Dodgers center fielder Joc P...


Draymond Green faces assault charge in slapping case

Granted, that's just an assumption, but I think it's a fair one considering what we know about the incident that resulted in Green getting arrested at 2:28 ...


Cristiano Ronaldo sings TERRIBLY during Portugal's Euro 2016 homecoming

Ronaldo suffered a first-half knee injury in the final at the Stade de France after clashing with West Ham United's Dmitri Payet and was forced from the field ...


Meet Your Obscenely Strong 2016 U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Team

She's still a threat to medal on floor where her first pass roundoff-back handspring-back one and a half twist-stepout-roundoff-back handspring-Arabian double...


Zika risk 'non-event' for Rio-bound Rose

Spieth was the last of the top players to say he wasn't going to Rio, telling the International Golf Federation it was out of health concerns. "Listen, this w...


UFC 200 Predictions: Two Titles, Brock's Return And More

A doping test on Jon Jones' backup sample has confirmed the positive results that forced the UFC to drop the pound-for-pound star from his main-event bout at ...


UFC 200 results: Daniel Cormier wins decision over Anderson Silva

While Jones is still for all practical purposes unbeaten - his only loss was from a DQ for using illegal elbows that left his opponent unconscious - Cormier's w...


Bernie Sanders endorses Clinton, vows to ensure her victory

According to Bloomberg, Clinton's aides have also said the recently-finalized Democratic Party platform reflects certain taxation policies that Sanders fought f...


Nintendo's Pokemon success suggests 30000 yen target price, says Jefferies

You will have to give a U.S. billing address to authenticate your account - so time to look up your long-lost cousin from Minnesota. While big Pokemon games h...


Payet worth his weight in gold, West Ham co-chairman says

But Sullivan is adamant that West Ham will not part with their prize asset and will risk upsetting Payet by rejecting offers from teams who may look to increase...


Wimbledon: Majestic Andy Murray in cruise control after crushing win over Kyrgois

The relentless Scot has dropped just 25 games in nine sets and been largely unaffected by the big wet that has marred the 130th championships. "I've got a game-...


Portuguese boy consoles French fan after win

Ronaldo , the team's world-famous captain who was taken off in the first half of the match with a knee injury , also cited how he had asked God for a second ...


Dour games, joy for underdogs at violence-marred Euro 2016

Ronaldo returned from treatment, his knee heavily strapped and limping, at the end of 90 minutes to give pep talks to his team-mates - earning ridicule on Twitt...


Giancarlo Stanton Slugs 61 Homers to Win Home Run Derby

The Marlins slugger, who was not selected to the All-Star Game, beat out White Sox third baseman Todd Frazier in the final round. With the All-Star Game ret...


McIlroy decidedly lukewarm on golf's Olympic return

The fact they - and others - will watch on television at all dominated the chatter two days ahead of the 145th British Open at Royal Troon Golf Club. With two...


Klopp insists there is no future for Mario Balotelli at Anfield

Balotelli joined Liverpool in the summer of 2014 for £15m under Brendan Rodgers , having spent a year playing for AC Milan in Serie A. The Italian's perfor...


NASCAR's Carl Edwards has frustrating day at Kentucky

Keselowski's gas tank was so empty that he couldn't perform a celebratory burnout; his auto had to be pushed to victory lane by a safety truck. He said he used ...


Houston's own Simone Biles headline team for Rio along with Raisman, Douglas

Douglas and Raisman are both returning for their second Olympic Games. This weekend in San Jose, California, 14 young women twisted, twirled, flew, and occasi...


This was how unbelievably close the Tour de France finish was today

Greipel was edged out by barely an inch by Cavendish, who overhauled him at the last possible moment in Tuesday's finish to claim a 28th Tour stage win, equall...


Didier Deschamps to stay in charge of France after Euro 2016

It's not certain whether Ronaldo had an epiphany that his future lay in management or that he felt the only way his team could possibly win was if they could se...


Miami's Giancarlo Stanton rolls to Home Run Derby title

Stanton blasted the better part of 61 home runs overall to win his first-ever All-Star Home Run Derby. The Marlins' slugger launched baseballs all over Petco Pa...


NBA Finals Odds 7/12/16 - Spurs' Tim Duncan retires from the NBA

Since drafting Duncan , the Spurs won five championships and posted a 1,072-438 regular season record, giving the team a. 710 winning percentage, which is the ...


Red Bull atmosphere has changed since Max Verstappen arrival?

Later in the race, he was told that Rosberg , who had regained second place, had a gearbox problem. Max Verstappen will lead the chase of Mercedes in the Bri...


Portugal stun hosts without Ronaldo

We said we would win it for him and we managed to do that. Ever wanted to see through the eyes of Cristiano Ronaldo? Despite missing most of the Euro 2016 f...


Giancarlo Stanton blasts way to All-Star Home Run Derby victory

None of the eight participants failed to put on a good show, but there could be only one victor. Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins put on a serious disp...


Expanded Euro format did Portugal a favour

The 25-year-old was the tournament's top scorer with six goals - more than any player at one European Championship since Michel Platini hit nine in France'...


Coastal Carolina wins first national title

The quest is over for Coastal Carolina University for they now have a NCAA Championship trophy to place in the school's trophy case for the rest of the world ...


Berdych completes quarter-final line-ups

This will be their fourth meeting at a grand slam. Dominika Cibulkova's wedding is on. After the Frenchman had coolly sealed the near three-hour battle with...


Serena's grand slam wins all a blur

Serena Williams' memory is not as powerful as her first serve these days, although with so many achievements to recall it would be churlish to hold that agains...


Mets' Bartolo Colon recalls his own experience with bone spurs in elbow

Welcome to the manager's world. Giolito's first inning was just a bit rocky, with Curtis Granderson roping a leadoff single to left, Asdrubal Cabrera battlin...


United States to deploy another 560 troops to help retake Mosul

With these new reinforcements, the United States will have about 4,650 troops in Iraq, two years after returning to the country to fight ISIS. The Sunni extre...


Cleveland Browns Throw Chad Johnson a Bone With Instructor Job

Johnson spent 11 years in the National Football League, 10 with the Bengals. Johnson had been reaching out via Twitter to Cleveland coach Hue Jackson, who w...


Spieth says skipping Rio was 'hardest decision'

The hope, seven years ago, was that the Games would help golf grow in parts of the world where it's still struggling for acceptance. "You're just going to be je...


Murray downs Berdych to reach Wimbledon final

The tennis star is facing Canadian Milos Raonic in his 11th grand slam final and has already won the first two sets 6-4, 7-6. "At the French (Open final), A...


Markets Right Now: Stocks open higher on Wall Street

The benchmark S&P 500 hit 2,151.96, topping Monday's intraday record high by about 8 points, while the Dow rose to 18,353.76 to top its previous record intrad...


Bernie Sanders gives Clinton long-awaited endorsement

After weeks of stalling as he sought liberal policy concessions from Clinton and lobbied to push the party platform to the left, the Vermont senator appeared wi...


Coyotes re-sign Doan for 21st season

No dollar figures have been released, but a source said Doan's base salary is $2.5 million with a deferred signing bonus and deferred incentives that will bri...


Best is still to come, insists Murray

The world number two defeated Milos Raonic 6-4 7-6 (7/3) 7-6 (7/2) to emphatically win his second title at the All England Club. After the tension of his fi...


UFC was just sold for $4 billion

Private-equity firms in the deal include Silver Lake, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, and the investment firm of the billionaire Michael S. Dell. They are now committe...


Euro 2016: Giroud seeks revenge in semifinal clash against Germany

France coach Didier Deschamps might have been anxious, though, by the way Kolbeinn Sigthorsson and Birkir Bjarnason exposed France's defensive frailties wi...


Syndergaard, Cespedes replaced on National League's All-Star Game roster

Washington (52-36) restored a four-game division lead over the Mets (47-39). The Mets announced during the game that Syndergaard was suffering from "arm ...


Andy Murray survives Jo-Wilfried Tsonga comeback to reach Wimbledon semis

Murray was a beaten finalist at Wimbledon 12 months ago with John Peers but claimed the Australian Open title with Brazilian Soares earlier this year. He had ...


It's A First for the Chanticleers

Center fielder Jared Oliva drove in the two runs with a single, but Bobby Holmes relieved Chanticleers' starting pitcher Andrew Beckwith and ended the inning by...


Federal election 2016: Malcolm Turnbull claims victory

Another fault line emerging for a Turnbull government is the demand from the National Party, the junior coalition partner, that its strong electoral performance...