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Major League roundup: Strasburg goes to 13-0

He left after allowing a single and hit by pitch to start the ninth, and Blake Treinen came on to get the last three outs. Only seven Major League Baseball pi...


Jose Mourinho vows to give everything to bring success to Manchester United

Mourinho was the subject of most chants and he was more than happy to respond with a customary wave, before praising his new followers after the final whistle...


Van der Vaart hails Spurs Janssen deal

Janssen caught the eye by scoring 27 goals in 34 Eredivisie appearances during his solitary season at AZ last term, form that earned him worldwide recognition...


Simona Halep storms to victory in Bucharest Open final

She served the match out to clinch her berth in the final. The world No. 5 took the middle set then broke critically in the eighth game of the decider for a 5-3...


Major league roundup: Cubs spoil Darvish's return, 3-1

NEW YORK - Sandy Leon homered and drove in four runs, Eduardo Rodriguez again dominated the Yankees in his return from Triple-A and the Boston Red Sox beat New ...


Neymar sees Cristiano as the next Ballon d'Or victor

The Portuguese goal machine scored 51 goals in the entire season 10 more than his on-field rival Lionel Messi and 3 goals and 3 assists in the Euro. The three...


Giancarlo Stanton's 61 HRs Cause Marketing Headache For Marlins

While Mariners' second baseman Robinson Cano registered a mere seven home runs to combat his counterpart, Marlins' outfielder Giancarlo Stanton easily advan...


Pakistan leads by 107 in 1st test against England

Jonny Bairstow (29) was bowled by Yasir, who then became the first leg-spinner since Mushtaq Ahmed in 1996 to take five wickets at Lord's when he trapped Moee...


Pirates active Gerrit Cole for Saturday start at Nationals

Catcher Wilson Ramos said this is the best he has ever seen Strasburg pitch, and eight innings matched the right-hander's season high. Cubs center fielder D...


Giancarlo Stanton's record Derby troublesome for Marlins

Those who have shown up early to Marlins games at Dodger Stadium already knew of Stanton's prodigious power. Stanton hit bomb after bomb, the farthest going 497...


Hamilton wins Spielberg in dramatic last lap

Hamilton would win the race, after his last lap overtaking move over Rosberg ended with contact that resulted in Rosberg finishing the race fourth. It marked ...


Paul Pogba describes Manchester United as his 'first family'

Pogba added United were his " first family " and, when pressed on a possible return to Manchester, smiled and replied: "I don't know". The Sun is reporting...


Bulls' Valentine: Sixers' Simmons 'a mini-LeBron'

He can hang with larger bigs and protector the rim effectively, and gives them plenty of options in terms of defensive rotations with Simmons and Saric being as...


A's beat Blue Jays 8-7 with help of instant replay

It's the right call to send him, he was safe, made a good slide. In the sixth inning with two out, Davis went deep against Dickey for the second time. Melvin ...


Andy Murray sets sights on toppling Novak Djokovic as world number one

Having previously reached the semi-finals at Wimbledon in 2014 and again at this year's Australian Open, where he pushed Murray to five sets, a first major fina...


Dwyane Wade says decision to leave Miami remains 'surreal'

They certainly don't have enough talent to overcome the Cavs in the East, or any number of teams out West, and while the additions of Rondo and Wade just aren't...


Game of Thrones dominates Emmy awards list with 23 nominations

With the crew behind the scenes receiving nods of appreciation for their skills, the faces and frontrunners of the show definitely get their deserved nominat...


Phillips suffers hairline fracture in left hand

Stephen Strasburg stayed undefeated, winning a marquee pitching matchup against an ailing Noah Syndergaard by tossing seven innings of two-hit ball Friday night...


Backs trade Brad Ziegler to Red Sox for prospects

He has a 3.55 ERA and 17 saves in 34 appearances this season. Ziegler is a free agent at the end of the season, and is owed approximately $2.75 million. He wa...


Cristiano Ronaldo gave his Euro 2016 silver boot award to Nani

The European governing body announced the team on their official website which had three current Premier League players in Allen, Aaron Ramsey and Dimitri Pay...


Bulls officially sign Dwyane Wade

Riley says it was his responsibility to keep Wade and he blamed himself for not getting it done, saying he had great regrets about how the process played out ea...


Stephen Curry: Warriors Will Not 'Blow Everybody Out'

Originally selected by the Seattle SuperSonics with the second overall pick in the first round of the 2007 NBA Draft, Durant captured Rookie of the Year honors ...


Kyle Edmund faces biggest test of career in Davis Cup tie

With Wimbledon champion Andy Murray watching from the team box at the downtown outdoor Tasmajdan Stadium, his older brother Jamie teamed with Dom Inglot to bea...


Amir should be banned for life: Pietersen

I want to come back and play a good standard, worldwide standard, so I need to work hard and train hard. "We have a lot of good bowlers, we have Mohammad Amir...


Gerrit Cole activated as Josh Bell sent back to Triple-A

Strasburg (13-0), who gave up one run and three hits with six strikeouts in eight innings, plated the winning run in the four-run seventh on a unusual play. "I ...


US warns against travel to Turkey after coup attempt

Outside the Turkish Consulate in Chicago, people demonstrated, holding up signs in support of Turkey's government and democracy. He also said that what happen...


A New HR Derby Winner, Stanton Steals The Show

Todd Frazier went down fighting Monday before losing to Giancarlo Stanton in the 2016 Home Run Derby . Stanton, who is not on the NL roster for Tuesday nig...


Cavaliers gear NBA's top seller; Curry's jersey most popular

If that move results in the Warriors being hated, Curry won't be concerned. Durant will wear #35 for the Warriors. Kobe Bryant, who retired at season's end,...


Stenson takes 1-shot lead to final round of British Open

At the end of the third round, Stenson led Mickelson by one stroke, at 12 under par, with nobody else closer than five strokes behind Mickelson. It was less a c...


Durant Left Because He Was Frustrated Over Offensive Issues With Westbrook

However, there are some bads to his decision as well. People have to remember that from 1991 to 2003 only Chicago, Houston, LA and San Antonio won a title; so, ...


Mike Pence Returns Home After VP Announcement and Chili's Dinner

But after publicly waffling over his own choice, Trump spent more time today making false attacks on Hillary Clinton-several of which could also be leveled agai...


Stuart Broad: England must worry about Mohammad Amir the bowler

Not all of Amir's Pakistan colleagues welcomed him back from a five-year ban with open arms to start with, but Riaz, who was part of that 2010 squad, was adaman...


Tom Brady, NFLPA Lose Petition For Full Second Circuit Review

It is a setback for organized labor groups arguing for due process in employee discipline. Brady has 90 days to file a petition to the U.S. Supreme Court to...


Teen Olympian Sydney McLaughlin will skip World Juniors, focus on Rio

She is more than a second behind Dalilah Muhammad , who set a blistering pace on her way to a meet record at 52.88 to win the qualifying. "She's super-consis...


Serena Williams, Angelique Kerber to Meet in Wimbledon Final

Their upcoming Wimbledon final will be Kerber and Serena Williams' first ever match on a grass court. Angelique Kerber is serving for the match while leadin...


Rory McIlroy happy to talk about golf rather than Olympics

Jordan Spieth said pulling out of the Olympics was the hardest decision he's ever made, and that it likely will haunt him as he's watching golfers compete for...


Jeff Gordon could replace Dale Earnhardt Jr. at Brickyard 400

Hendrick general manager Doug Duchardt would not say if Gordon would stay in the No. 88 auto if Earnhardt were to remain sidelined. "Because of my symptoms ...


Golf's Olympic future in doubt - Bach

McIlroy pulled out of the Games citing fears over the Zika virus, a position also adopted by Jason Day and Dustin Johnson - the world's top two - and 17 other m...


Boston Red Sox acquire much-needed bullpen piece in Brad Ziegler

Kimbrel had been selected for the All-Star Game on Tuesday. And while Ziegler couldn't get to Boston in time for Saturday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays,...


Red Sox trade Luis Alejandro Basabe, Jose Almonte for Brad Ziegler

Sandy Leon would reach on a generously scored infield single when Evan Longoria's throw to first pulled Logan Morrison off the bag, and Mookie Betts got all the...


Stenson grabs lead, Mickelson follows

Plus he's been there before and Stenson hasn't. Marika Washchyshyn, multimedia producer, GOLF.com: I am such a Phil-liever. He doesn't feel the pressure of ...


Myers hits 20th homer, Padres beat Bumgarner, Giants 4-1

So while this might not be the game that leads to a closer change, it might be the game that plants a seed. The big righty gave up just four hits in six innings...


Nike Mercurial Was Top-Scoring Boot of Euro Cup 2016

Recorded in the moments after France's 1-0 loss to Portugal in extra time, the video shows the man sobbing and throwing his hands into the air until he is a...


Edmund gives Britain lead in Serbia

It's an oft-overlooked advantage of Davis Cup-and it's part of the charm and allure of the competition: The passion of the fans and the importance that comes wi...


Rory snuffs out golf's Olympic torch

Spieth's decision to pull out, announced on Monday, means none of the world's top four will be in Rio this summer, following the withdrawals of Day, McIlroy - w...


Stenson seizes lead from Mickelson ahead of Open finale

Mickelson was erratic off tee and fairway, but scrambled time and again to save par. Momentum could change with any shot. He made double bogey and suffered thre...


France eye Germany after ending Iceland's dream

Two goal man-of-the match Olivier Giroud said his side would be out to avenge their 2014 World Cup quarter-final defeat to Germany . "But we are there, in the ...


Amir's Return to Lord's Makes Graeme Swann Feel Sick

He will now be pushing for a Test debut on his Lord's home ground alongside Nottinghamshire quick Jake Ball, in the squad for the Sri Lanka series but also ye...


Lamb, Drury lead Diamondbacks past Dodgers in 12

Brandon Drury singled through a five-man infield to drive in the winning run with no outs and the bases loaded in the 12th inning to give the Arizona Diamondba...


Did the Mets underperform or overperform in the 1st half?

The Mets were without Yoenis Cespedes , who strained his right quad in Friday's loss to Washington . Though the Mets have lost ground in the NL East, th...