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A test of technique not temperament for Ballance

Meanwhile their agent, Mazhar Majeed, is sentenced to two years and eight months. Former West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding is not given to excessive dis...


Canadiens trade PK Subban to Predators for Shea Weber

And the Predators also hope he can help them get over the hump and win the Stanley Cup. "I'm just happy to be in a situation where I can excel and feel good abo...


Spieth says pulling out of the Olympics was difficult

Asked if he'd watch the Olympics, McIlroy said, "probably the events like track and field, swimming, diving - the stuff that matters ". Fowler, who will repr...


Jordan Rodgers Talks About Nonexistent Relationship with Aaron

And uh, I chose to stay close with my family and my parents and my brother, and, um, yeah, it's just, it's not ideal. It is speculated that Fletcher will be c...


Rangers avoid arbitration hearing, come to terms with J.T. Miller

But a longer term contract would have meant locking in at a lower salary than Miller has the potential to earn on his next deal if he can replicate or improve u...


American League beats National League 4-2 at All-Star game

He homered off former Kansas City teammate Johnny Cueto and added an RBI single. Random other stuff. The David Ortiz Farewell Tour got its inevitable nice m...


Hosmer gives All-Star Game MVP pickup truck to his dad

Hosmer added and RBI single in the third, and the American Heritage (Plantation) alum, who grew up in Cooper City, took the MVP award in his first All-Star appe...


Pete Rose calls David Ortiz 'borderline' Hall of Famer

He also brought out the American League lineup card. In Big Papi's final year, anything is possible. Ortiz drew a walk in the third inning from Miami's Jose ...


AL Tops NL, Eric Hosmer Named MVP

The AL roster came onto the field when Ortiz left the game for a pinch-runner, embracing and congratulating him. The 10-time all-star announced his intention ...


Golf's Olympic credibility dealt damaging blow by McIlroy remarks

Golf pulled out all the stops to get back into the Olympics, presenting on video the support from some of the best players in the world at the time - Tiger Wo...


Rory McIlroy can't escape postage stamp bunker

Troon is home to one of golf's most iconic and deeply unpredictable holes, the 123-yard par-three eighth known as the Postage Stamp. "It puts a light on what T...


Lewis Hamilton storms to British Grand Prix victory

Rosberg , who was booed on the podium a week after the Mercedes' collision in Austria, suffered a gearbox glitch in the closing stages which prevented him fro...


Lewis Hamilton wins fourth British Grand Prix

With Rosberg eventually able to catch and pass Verstappen , his problems would come post-race. Formula 1's rigorous July continues with another Grand Prix, t...


Agent for Juventus megastar not afraid to reject Man United offer

Raiola told Italy's Sky Sport that anything could happen before the window closes on August 31st, and that Juventus are still looking to keep the star midfiel...


Amir's return to Lord's will make me feel sick: Swann

Amir, 24, and Asif, 33, shared 31 England wickets in the 2010 Test series before they were caught spot-fixing at Lord's , leading to bans and jail terms. Pi...


Pogba Could Stay At Juventus

His attacking and defensive stats are impressive across the board with him capable of playing as a defensive midfielder - as used by France manager Didier Desc...


Ko grabs lead at U.S. Open

The 29-year-old Nordqvist, the oldest victor on the LPGA Tour in 2016, started the day just 1-under par - six shots off the lead - but birdied the first, sevent...


Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's 'Deflategate' appeal rejected by federal court

Southern District Judge Richard Berman had vacated the suspension, set to begin last September, saying Goodell abused his powers as an arbitrator, but a three-j...


Russell Westbrook to the Celtics? Boston Fans React to the Trade Rumor

According to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report , NBA general managers expect the Thunder to trade Russell Westbrook "sooner rather than later, probably before t...


Kawakami: Durant comfortable with decision to join Warriors

The teams that are most run will try to do their best at signing free agents, while teams in rebuilding will have an obstacle on signing free agents. The Cavs...


Embracing Lincoln, Clinton urges nation to fix divisions

Clinton spoke at the Old State House in Springfield, Illinois, where Lincoln delivered his famous "House Divided" speech 158 years ago. "The challenges we fa...


Teammates salute David Ortiz in memorable All-Star walk off

But deep down you wondered: Why wasn't he still on the field? Playing in his 10th All-Star Game, Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz left the game to a stand...


Third candidate jumps into Labour leader race

Corbynistas - says it is his fans that elected him that count and not the bulk of his elected members of parliament who want to topple him. A second former ai...


Milos Raonic faces Andy Murray in Wimbledon final

He got up and was visited briefly by a trainer as he sat in his chair. The fact that we have to dig deep into literature - and our own literary competence is ...


Murray wins thriller, into Wimbledon semis

Andy Murray may be the top seed left in the Wimbledon men's singles draw but the departure of Novak Djokovic has made no difference to the pressure the man f...


New disclosures in Sandusky child sex scandal

Later in the day, a few other former Penn State coaches were named with knowledge of the abuse, including current Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano....


Giancarlo Stanton beats Frazier in All- Star Home Run Derby

Stanton hit 24 home runs in the first round, matching Bobby Abreu (2005 under the old Derby rules) for the second-most in any Home Run Derby round ( Josh Ha...


Portugal vs France Live Stream Score Commentary in Euro 2016

In fact, they went five matches at this tournament without winning a game in 90 minutes - needing extra-time in the victory over Croatia and a penalty shootou...


More Withdrawals From Olympics on Eve of British Open

Consistency like that pays well, especially in the big events . It's actually a hard thing to get right. "In 1985 I won the Victorian PGA title at the Warrna...


Brazil boosts security ahead of Olympics in Rio de Janeiro

After last month citing the Zika virus as his reason for not playing in the Olympics, yesterday he basically admitted he was not bothered at all about the golf ...


Gunners eye Higuain in Giroud swap

With Danny Welbeck nursing a longterm knee injury, and Theo Walcott, Joel Campbell and Alexis Sanchez unconvincing when played through the middle, Arsenal s...


Royals Eric Hosmer to give MVP truck to dad

He's only the second Royals player ever to win the All-Star Game MVP, after this dude named Bo Jackson took the game by force in 1989. Hosmer and Perez made s...


SPIETH: Pullling out of Olympics hardest choice he ever made

Back in 2014, he said: "I feel like I have a responsibility to grow the game, as part of a group of players who can spread this game throughout the world". Mc...


Osborne resigns from United Kingdom government

Like May, Hammond had backed staying in the EU but has always been a critic of the bloc, previously saying he was open to the prospect of Britain cutting loose ...


Brady denied appeal, Deflategate suspension upheld

The NFLPA said it would "review all of our options carefully on behalf of Tom Brady and all NFL players". "IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the petition is denied"...


Welcome home: Hawks introduce Dwight Howard

For somebody like [Hill] to believe in me, [Hawks general] Wes Wilcox and Bud (Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer ) - for all of these guys to have that belief in me...


How Tim Duncan won Spurs fans' hearts

Bryant proved a basketball player could not only be one of the brightest stars in Hollywood, but also Europe, Asia, or anywhere else his games were seen aroun...


Justin Rose would love to be remembered as an Olympic champion

That makes the 2-iron a worthwhile option over the 5-wood most typically prefer. I've been in plenty of s****y groups over the years, so with all due respect to...


Se Ri Pak's career has lasting global impact on LPGA

The U.S. Women's Open is arguably the most gruelling test of golf all year. South Korean players have won seven U.S. Women's Open titles since Pak first broke...


Stars no show in Rio could hit golf's Olympic future - Bach

Jordan Spieth of the United States plays out of a sand trap on the 18th green during a practice round ahead of the British Open Golf Championship at the Roya...


Can Jeremy Lin Save the Brooklyn Nets?

This time with the Nets, aftersigning with Brooklyn on a four-year, $36 million deal , where he will be tasked to lead the team has the starting point guard....


UK Prime Minister Cameron says farewell

Ms. May's swift appointment as leader of the party put Mr. Cameron in the position of having to move out of his home of six years in just two days. Cameron, 4...


Still a full-fledged member of Fab Four

LONDON (AP) - The absence of numerous top men from the Olympic golf tournament in Rio de Janeiro will be taken into account in evaluating the sport's future in ...


Ahead of GOP convention, is Donald Trump gaining ground?

Republican candidate Donald Trump leads Clinton by a margin of 42 percent to 39 percent in Florida, erasing the Democrat's eight-point lead in June, according...


Wimbledon wheelchair title glory for British stars Gordon Reid and Alfie Hewett

Scottish wheelchair tennis star Gordon Reid set his sights on completing a Wimbledon title double after he and Alfie Hewett won the doubles on Saturday. Sport...


Top male golfers are letting the sport down, says women's chief

The next day, Spieth stood by his decision ("health concerns") and said his goal would be to get to the Tokyo Games in 2020, assuming the men are still in the g...


Dimitri Payet Is 'Not For Sale'

The 29-year-old France worldwide had a highly impressive stint with his national squad during the recently concluded 2016 UEFA European Championship, scoring th...


NSW edge Queensland in a thriller

Retiring NSW skipper Gallen hosed down the issue of ignoring Smith in his post-match press conference. "After breaking into the starting team a year ago, I ...


State of Origin 2016: Maroons to blunt James Tedesco threat

But the Maroons were intent on putting the icing on one of the all-time great rugby league boilovers, with Brett Dallas scooting out of dummy-half and sprinting...


Cameron hands over to Theresa May

Not all believe her. She said that Britain will forge "a bold new positive role" in the world, outside of the European Union. Labour shadow cabinet minister...