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Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton wins 2016 Home Run Derby

Stanton's 61 homers traveled an estimated 27,187 feet - or 5.15 miles. Thirty-nine of Stanton's shots topped 440 feet. The Miami Marlins right fielder isn't...


Hamilton Wins Whilst Rio Fails to Finish in British Grand Prix

For Hamilton , there was no such drama as he claimed his fourth victory in five races to get the defence of his championship firmly back on track. "I don't m...


Dustin will be tough to beat, says world No 1 Day

Asked what his expectations were for Royal Troon , he said: "I just want to put four good rounds together and see what happens. We'll see after this one where ...


National Basketball Association player calls 76ers' Ben Simmons 'mini-LeBron'

However, former Australian Boomers mentor Brown said he was excited by the option of installing him as an over-sized point guard. The logjam seemed to be partia...


Alberto Contador set to miss Olympic road race

Contador insisted he had no regrets after persevering in this year's Tour despite the early crashes that eventually forced him into a premature exit. Spanish c...


Brandel Chamblee Says Rory McIlroy Will Regret Press Conference

Male golfers ambivalence to the Olympics has been further underlined with four time major victor Rory McIIroy saying he probably won't watch the golf at the R...


Nick Saban: Alabama's Cam Robinson, Hootie Jones unlikely to miss any time

If you thought Nick Saban might sit down star left tackle Cam Robinson for the Tide's season opener against USC - or part of the opener, think again. Concerni...


FORBES places Swift as top-earning celebrity

Meanwhile, Swift's former boyfriend Calvin Harris claimed the 21st spot on the list with 63 million dollars. The annual Celebrity 100 list , which names the ...


Fatal Tesla Crash Now Being Investigated By The SEC

In an interview with WSJ , Musk explained that he "didn't know there had been an Autopilot incident at the time of the fundraising". On May 7, Tesla owner ...


Olympic withdrawal hardest decision of my life: Spieth

The issue for Dustin Johnson is the task of winning back-to-back Majors, a feat achieved by only 14 players. Ty Votaw, the vice president of the International...


Wimbledon 2016: Murray beats Tsonga in thriller to reach 20th Major semi

Querrey, for his part, was not able to produce the kind of scintillating form from the baseline that knocked world No 1 Djokovic out of the tournament. The Scot...


Best Home Run Derby Performances

Of the eight participants in the event, Stanton and Frazier were the only two not actually selected for the All-Star Game itself. But Stanton's 20 home runs i...


A pair of Royals give the AL home-field advantage

The NL did have the bases loaded in the 8th against Yankees reliever Andrew Miller. Coming into the game, Bryant had been 0 for 6 with six strikeouts vs. Ortiz...


Mohammad Amir's return will make me feel sick - Graeme Swann

The first no-ball Amir bowled during the 2010 match was so clear that commentators described the delivery as a "massive overstep". Pace bowler Wahab Riaz clai...


NBA Trade Rumors 2016: Jimmy Butler Staying with Chicago Bulls

He has a player option on his contract for 2019. "We haven't made a call in regards to Jimmy Butler ", he said according to CSN Chicago . According to Ho...


Draymond Green Finally Addressed His Arrest For Assault In East Lansing

After Green was detained, the report said he stated he was sorry for the incident and wanted to speak with Edmondson to make things right. Heading into his seni...


Real Madrid decide not to sell Chelsea transfer target

However, according to AS , that strategy has been ruled out now with the club deciding that they will not consider offers for the forward as he will stay at th...


Jon Jones' B sample confirms positive test result

UFC President Dana White aired his frustrations with Jones on Friday in an interview on Fox Sports 1. Jon Jones is staring a lengthy ban in the face after ...


Nationals blank Mets in Giolito's debut

Ross has pitched at least six innings in his each of his last four starts and is 3-0 during that stretch. "So it's just a matter of going out there and pitching...


Warriors officially sign Kevin Durant

Both the National Basketball Association and the players' union have an option to end the agreement by December 15 and are expected to do so. The players now ...


Cubs celebrate 1st half as San Diego reminds of painful past

Remember when Arrieta enthusiastically welcomed the idea of hitting in the Home Run Derby and starting for the NL? "It's a huge advantage to have home field i...


President honors Dallas officers

Behind him, underscoring his message of unity: Dallas police officers, a racially diverse church choir and local officials who ranged from black Police Chief ...


Court documents: Paterno ignored claims of Sandusky's abuse in 1976

The documents also indicate further evidence that Penn State officials knew of the allegations against Sandusky in the 1970s and 80s and still did not report i...


Rory McIlroy won't watch Olympic golf, but rather 'the stuff that matters'

World No 11 Rose admitted that his main priority remains winning his first Open this week but said: "If you fast forward 10 years, I'd like my career resume to ...


Pair of WKU wide receivers named to Biletnikoff Award Watch List

Two new LSU players landed on college football award watch lists Friday, increasing the prog... He needs just 28 catches to pass Harris (268) and move into seco...


Zika risk no stress for Rose as top golfers abandon Rio

He's even more eager to add another major title to his trophy case. Amnesty International said Brazil has one of the highest homicide rates in the world, with a...


Injured cyclist Contador likely to miss Rio Olympics

Contador abandoned halfway through the stage with a fever. Contador , aged 33, appeared today at a press conference in Madrid with Dr Manuel Laws of the CEM...


Mets RHP Harvey to DL, could miss season

The Mets are the reigning champions of the National League and frankly have the pitching staff that is strong enough to overcome the season-ending surgery that ...


It's a mini-Chicago Cubs reunion at All-Star game

Pitcher Jake Arrieta calls the All-Star Game a "family experience", and he backed that up by having his son Cooper on the field for the Home Run Derby on Monda...


Sreejesh to lead India from 'behind'

Sreejesh, one of the finest custodians in world hockey at the moment, was rewarded after the team , under his leadership, ended up with a silver medal at the b...


Canos completes move from Liverpool to Norwich

Canos agreed a four-year deal at Carrow Road on Tuesday, choosing Alex Neil's side over Bristol City, Fulham and Brentford, all of whom had made offers to sign ...


VP or not, Gingrich would play role in his administration, Trump says

Some Republicans felt Trump erred by not taking full political advantage of FBI Director James Comey's statement on Tuesday that Clinton mishandled classified e...


Mariners' Cano quickly ousted in home run derby

Home Run Derby finalists Giancarlo Stanton and Todd Frazier proved this Monday night, finishing first and second, respectively, as the only contestants who...


5 homes destroyed by Colorado wildfire

As of Sunday evening, officials said the fire had spread across 536 acres and prompted close to 2,000 evacuations. Fire crews have also suspended operations t...


Bryan Cranston goes undercover in the generic 'The Infiltrator'

But there are times when " The Infiltrator " feels like a cut-rate "Blow", a degraded Xerox copy of every '80s Miami drug movie. It takes Mazur some time and ...


Andy Murray surprised by Brexit, says time to unite

Murray , who claimed his second Wimbledon title with a 6-4, 7-6 (7/3), 7-6 (7/2) victory, looked remarkably fresh faced considering he was photographed leavin...


Contador drops out of Tour as Froome maintains lead

Froome won on Ventoux in 2013 on his way to his first Tour title and will hope a repeat performance can strengthen his presently narrow lead overall. He was j...


Mavs GM handcuffs Harrison Barnes after contract signing

The question with Barnes: Is he a really good role player or a young player with a lot of room to grow after leaving Golden State? Last season, Barnes averaged ...


Giancarlo Stanton bashes his way to Home Run Derby victory

That upper level of seats in left field at Petco was being littered with home-run balls - and the fans up there couldn't be happier. He equaled the previous Der...


Serena & Venus Complete Wimbledon Sweep

With a depth that might baffle normal humans, she had suffered the thwarting of her bid for a calendar Grand Slam. They're only the second pair of Frenchmen t...


The Devastating Moment Daniel Cormier Learns Of Jon Jones' Positive Test

Now, he's lost out on a big payday because of Jones' drug test. In fact, a Silva-Cormier fight might actually be more interesting than Jones-Cormier. The 28-y...


Nationals: Murphy Shines Again In Win Over Mets

Can the Marlins find another gear, perhaps once Dee Gordon returns from his suspension? They have ex-Met Daniel Murphy largely to thank. Jose Reyes hit two h...


Red Sox wise to acquire Brad Ziegler, but more pitching help needed

There was a big double from Corey Dickerson to start the second, but Porcello struck out two of the next three batters to keep him from scoring, and kept the ...


Spurs great Tim Duncan retires from basketball

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 bes...


Britain's Labour leader Corbyn offers peace formula to party colleagues

Conway, however, said Corbyn is not a leader capable of leading Labour Party towards victory and that is what frightens his colleagues "because they can't see m...


Documents: Paterno ignored boy's complaint in 1976

McQueary said Bradley told him he'd been approached by someone in the '80s who saw Sandusky "doing something to a boy" and in the '90s former assistant coach Gr...


Fatherhood has given me extra motivation, says Andy Murray

Murray acknowledges the difficulty of overhauling Djokovic, who has won 17 of their last 20 meetings, but is determined to try to chip away at one of the great...


Wimbledon 2016 betting tips: Murray to beat Kyrgios in four sets

We can't stop looking at each other for a bit. Roger has an aura about him. "Yes, I have the tools [to beat Murrray], but he is one of the best players in the...


Griezmann Named Euro 2016 Player Of The Tournament

Griezmann played in seven matches and 555 minutes and scored six goals. Ronaldo was selected to the Euro 2016 " Team of the Tournament ". Portugal had never b...


Ronaldo hot favourite to win next Ballon D'Or prize

Portugal were crowned champions of Europe after they defeated France in the final of Euro 2016 on Sunday night. Cristiano Ronaldo's side qualified for the...