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Sydney McLaughlin, 16, Hurdles Her Way to the Olympics

Olympic champion Allyson Felix has failed to make the U.S. team for Rio in her favourite event, the 200 meters, as her dreams for a rare sprint double ended a...


Marlins' Stanton belts record 61 homers to win Home Run Derby

Stanton is easily one of the most feared hitters in the game, and despite not making the All-Star team for the first time since 2013, he found a way to mak...


Tim Duncan and his Place in NBA Statistical History

He used an exhaustive workout regimen of boxing, swimming and diet to help him keep pace with the younger, faster, stronger players that kept coming at him year...


Greg Schiano, Tom Bradley deny assertions in unsealed Sandusky testimony

McQueary and Bradley are both former Penn State players who later coached at PSU for head coach Joe Paterno . "I was shocked and saddened, when I heard abo...


American League wins All-Star Game, secures World Series home field advantage

For Hosmer and Kansas City, the script was almost ideal, like Yost had sketched it out before the night began. With this victory, the American League gets hom...


No Djokovic or Federer, so Murray is favourite

So he deserves to be there. Having lost to the Brit in the recent Queen's final, he is the clear underdog in his debut Grand Slam final. I know how difficult ...


Noah Syndergaard & Yoenis Cespedes Leave Friday's Game Early

Cespedes still was bothered by the quadriceps strain he suffered in the field Friday night. The Mets also saw starting pitcher and fellow All-Star Noah Synd...


Dallas shooter's mom: Son became 'hermit' after disappointing stint in military

In Dallas, authorities received an anonymous threat Saturday, prompting police to tighten up security. Johnson, a United States military veteran discharged ov...


Hamilton cuts gap to Rosberg after German cops penalty

Mercedes indicated at Silverstone on Sunday they would appeal the 10-second penalty imposed after the race that pushed Rosberg from second down to third. Hami...


MLB All-Star Game 2016

Hosmer, who collected a pair of hits as well as RBIs, became the first Royal to homer in an All-Star Game since Bo Jackson almost three decades ago. The Chica...


Andy Murray: Wimbledon champion likely to miss GB Davis Cup quarter-final

Against the cannon-ball serve Milos Raonic on Sunday, the Scot returned with breathtaking skill and picked him off with a dizzying array of dipping and passin...


Griezmann did not deserve Euro 2016 award - Leboeuf

But it was Ronaldo who lifted the trophy beneath a shower of silver tickertape after hobbling up the steps to the presentation plinth. We are the first to win...


Fresh twist in Man Utd's pursuit of Paul Pogba

It's a waste of money for me. 'Paul is not desperate to move. "I don't like the situation around him all the time ". However, little over a month ago, ...


James Harden writes letter to fans, takes shot at Warriors

Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden - who reached an agreement on a four-year, $118 million contract with the team on Saturday - doesn't seem to be to...


Marlins offering 61% off tickets to future game for Stanton's 61 homers

For Stanton it happened just a little bit more frequently than his competitors. "I knew I could do it if I was in there, luckily my bat path stayed where it nee...


MVP Hosmer, Perez lift AL to All-Star win, Series home field

Royals closer Kelvin Herrera pitched a scoreless sixth inning. Bryant provided the game's first run with a laser-beam, first-pitch home run into the left-fiel...


Murray: Being a dad helped me become a better tennis player

Sunday's final was Murray's first where he wasn't up against Roger Federer or Novak Djokovic and while he expected to come up against either of those two, or ...


Kyrgios primed for Murray challenge

Cilic had taken the first set in just 16 minutes, allowing Nishikori only seven points. "Steve has picked up a lot of confidence in the last few weeks and he ha...


Andy Murray focused on defending Olympic title

But Djokovic's loss was not the only factor for a potential move down the ATP leaderboard , with Murray solidifying his stance to catch up at the No. Cumberb...


Mixed-Martial Arts Company UFC Sold For 4 Billion Dollars

The new owners promised to pursue new opportunities for UFC and its athletes to ensure mixed martial arts would continue to grow and succeed on a global scale...


UFC 200 Preview: Miesha Tate vs. Amanda Nunes

Nunes, riding a three-fight winning streak since a 2014 loss to former title challenger Cat Zingano, said that by her definition "Miesha's the best" female bant...


Cleveland Indians Finally Lose to Tigers in 12-2 Drubbing

Cleveland leads Detroit by 7 1/2 games in the AL Central. In that game, Fulmer pitched five innings and gave up five runs and 10 hits. Chen (5-3) tossed sev...


These Badass Gymnasts Just Made The U.S. Olympic Team

Kocian made the team by winning the uneven bars with a two-day total of 31.650 points. At 4-foot-8, Biles is a 19-year-old Texas native with a touching backstor...


Murray 'unlikely' to play Davis Cup quarter-final

Now obviously I'd like to try to win a fourth but I've never put a number on it. If I were to put a number on it, I'd set it high and I'd rather fail by setting...


Murray, Federer aim to preserve old order

But the 31-year-old Frenchman roared back with some audacious attacking tennis and Briton Murray, for the first time in a tournament that had been stress-free...


Cormier gets Silva as new UFC 200 opponent

I doubt it. Silva hasn't fought since February when he lost to Michael Bisping , and pulled out of a fight with Uriah Hall at UFC 198 due to abdominal pain. "O...


Ronda Rousey Exalts In Her Imperfections For This New Reebok Ad

Tate, who dropped the UFC female bantamweight title to Amanda Nunes, must sit out a minimum of 60 days and needs to be cleared by a doctor for her broken nose. ...


The 14 Best Selling NBA Jerseys - No. 8 Will Surprise You

Come to think of it, the Durant signing was brilliant for Golden State. "Ron Adams is the only reason I came here", Durant said from the dais during Thursday'...


Myles Garrett 'beats to a different drum,' Kevin Sumlin says

Sumlin's plan is Oklahoma transfer Trevor Knight and former UCLA offensive coordinator Noel Mazzone. "And fortunately he's an experienced guy". He threw 14 touc...


George McPhee expected to be named GM of Las Vegas NHL franchise

On Monday, Foley told The Las Vegas Review-Journal that he and his staff had interviewed seven candidates before narrowing the search down to two, but wouldn't ...


Tesla 'investigated by SEC' over handling of autopilot crash

Tesla said it informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) about the crash on 16 May, and sent its own investigator to the Florida crash ...


Milwaukee Bucks: Thon Maker Flashing Potential At Summer League

Which is unfair, but welcome to being a No. 1 pick. Simmons has the gift of vision that only a few players - LeBron James, Ricky Rubio , etc. - have with the...


Washington Nationals vs. New York Mets 7/10/16 MLB Predictions

Mets: OF Yoenis Cespedes (strained right quadriceps) hasn't started since getting hurt Friday night. Syndergaard ( arm fatigue ) and Cespedes (right quad s...


Biles, Douglas head USA gymnastics team for Rio

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images Sport/Getty ImagesSAN JOSE, CA - JULY 10: (L-R) Gabrielle Douglas , Lauren Hernandez and Simone Biles hug after being named to r...


Riaz insists no one 'ruder' than a Pakistani

His sumptuous in-swingers against Somerset last week were praised by many, but British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Sport labelled Amir a "convicted spot-fi...


Serena wins seventh Wimbledon title

The real Serena Williams showed up at Wimbledon to sweep all before her, and she has plenty of time to rewrite the tennis record books completely. "This makes...


Ronaldo tears as Eder brings Portugal Euro glory

Even if Ronaldo were to recover from his knee injury, the fact that he is now due to begin 3 weeks holiday following his efforts with Portugal, means he won't...


Wimbledon 2016: Andy Murray wins Wimbledon by defeating Milos Raonic

I would love to get to No 1 - and the way to do that is to show up every week and be focused. The squad, captained by Leon Smith, also includes Murray's bro...


Syndergaard, Cespedes injured in Mets' 3-1 loss to Nationals

Pinch-hitter Tommy Joseph hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh inning to lift the Phillies past the Colorado Rockies, 5-3, on Friday night. Strasbur...


High school federation seeks pitch limits in 2017

Driving the change is a concern for safety, partly because of the rise in ligament-replacement elbow surgeries (known as Tommy John) among adolescents. "It migh...


The Golden State Warriors used virtual reality to woo Kevin Durant

Furthermore, two-time MVP Stephen Curry's contract ends following this season, and it doesn't require rocket science for us to figure out he'll get paid much m...


Murray to face Raonic in final

The Scot overtook the great Fred Perry's record of 10 major final appearances by hammering Tomas Berdych in straight sets yesterday to set up the shoot-out wit...


Brooklyn Beckham Shoots Burberry's Latest Campaign

The Brit fragrances collection - available online and in Burberry stores throughout the UAE - offers floral notes for women, and woody, leather notes for me...


First look at Kevin Durant in Warriors jersey

But the former MVP has shut out the detractors and embraced Oakland as his new home. While some aren't happy with his move, he tried to explain his decision t...


Serena doubles up with Venus for title

I definitely don't remember where 12 was. There was a stunning loss to Roberta Vinci in the US Open semifinals in September, ending Williams' bid for a calend...


Tim Duncan Silently Retires From NBA, San Antonio Spurs Honor Him!

The Spurs originally drafted Duncan as the first overall pick in the 1997 NBA Draft. The 40-year-old Duncan comes off of a season in which he led the Nati...


Haslem and Tyler Johnson stay with Heat, who add Ellington

To say that accurately depicts his worth to the Heat, however, would be most incorrect — especially now. He's staying put, Udonis Haslem is also coming back ...


Wayne Ellington agrees to 2-year deal with Heat

Richardson, who came on strong down the stretch for the Heat and has impressed during summer-league play, will be the early favorite to earn the gig. Johnson,...


Pence introduces Trump at rally that doubles for VP audition

Walking onto the stage to cheers, Pence confidently introduced the presumptive GOP nominee and vigorously advocated for Trump as the best person to lead the cou...


F1 2016: Home hero Hamilton wins British GP

The penalty was handed to Rosberg after stewards determined that radio instructions handed to the driver late in the race to deal with gearbox trouble constit...