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Things go from bad to worse in Cleveland for Tigers

Fulmer performed brilliantly despite an egregious outfield defense, and put an end to what has seemed like an unstoppable team all season long. Both men are pos...


Tigers fall to 0-11 against Indians

Tiger tales: Since June 20, the Tigers are 1-5 against Cleveland, 10-0 against three other teams (Seattle, Miami, Tampa Bay). Elsewhere, the Baltimore Oriole...


Some in China fear Pokemon 'invasion'

The conspiracy theory is that Japan's Nintendo Co, which partly owns the Pokemon franchise, and America's Google can work out where Chinese military bases...


Valentine's buzzer beater gives Bulls title at Summer League

Other than Valentine having as much ice in his veins as D'Angelo Russell , there were some good, some bad and some ugly from Monday's win that ended a 7-0 run...


Double-faults hurt Roger Federer in Wimbledon semis loss

In his previous major finals the Scot has always lined up against either Roger Federer or Novak Djokovic , with their combined 29 titles. He was also 0-4 in maj...


Former Duke standout named NBA Summer League MVP

And not only that, we've gotten our wish: the Timberwolves will face-off against the Chicago Bulls - the Tom Thibodeau grudge match. LAS VEGAS , July 17, 201...


Tour to race on as Froome extends lead in time trial

Froome's bike was broken to leave him scrambling up the road on foot until help could get through, and the incident threatened to cost him yellow until the race...


France Defeats Iceland by a huge margin, cruises to Semis

That moment came in a quarterfinal against France yesterday that exposed the limitations of an Icelandic team that had rocked soccer in the previous round b...


Griezmann deserves Zidane, Platini comparisons - Henry

At the 1992 European Championship in Sweden, the home nation was beaten 3-2 by the Germans in the semi-finals before Denmark pulled off a shock 2-0 win in the f...


Mickelson's best not quite good enough

Tom Weiskopf, 1980 U.S. Open. What was nearly more astounding was a five-time major champion could stand on the 55th tee of the Open Championship one shot beh...


Boris as Foreign Secretary is a 'bad joke'

And another new position, Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, has been filled by leave campaigner David Davis, who will manage intricate negotiat...


Broward's Eric Hosmer named MVP in first All-Star appearance

The heavy San Diego influence of the pregame ceremonies carried into the first inning when Bryant, a University of San Diego alum, homered on the first pitc...


White Sox's Todd Frazier falls to Giancarlo Stanton in Home Run Derby

SAN DIEGO - Giancarlo Stanton won Monday night's Home Run Derby with a record 61 homers. Stanton , who wasn't selected for the All-Star team , was the ...


Russian officials ran doping programs in multiple Olympic sports, investigation finds

Coming just weeks before the Olympics, Russia now faces a whole-sale ban of its athletes from the summer games. It included the 2013 track world championships i...


Pakistan take control after Rahat Ali triple strike

In the fourth day of the ongoing test series between England and Pakistan, Pakistan set a target of 283 runs for England at Lord's stadium on Sunday. ...


Froome disappointed to see Contador abandon Tour

The atmosphere out on the road has been fantastic", Froome said on Monday on the race's first rest day. Let's see how Froome's descending stacked up against som...


Portugal vs France, Euro 2016 final

He wrote: "Like France thinking of containing CR7, Portugal will be wary of AG7". Mathias Vicherat, the Paris Mayor's chief of staff, said some 1,900 police...


Federation Internationale de Football Association promises 'appropriate steps' over alleged Russian doping cover-up

The agency has also recommended that all Russian government officials be denied access to all global competitions, including the Rio Olympics. According to...


Olympics: Wada urges total Russian Federation ban after damning doping probe

Canadian law professor Richard McLaren said the FSB had backed the doping cover-ups at anti-doping laboratories in Moscow and Sochi under orders from the coun...


Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy's mullet is real and it's spectacular

We worked considerably hard in the spring and I feel like we've established continuity and we've got a group of running backs returning that are a little more f...


NCAA tournament No. 1 overall seed can pick where it plays

College basketball's elite teams have a new incentive to vie for the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA tournament. Sites for the first two rounds of the 2017 tou...


Nigeria names Paul le Guen as new 'technical adviser'

The NFF says Le Guen's appointment depends on him finalizing a contract with the federation executive committee. Backroom staff Imama Amapakabo and Alloy Agu ...


Blues complete Leicester star N'Golo Kante signing

Mahrez has been linked with a move away all summer and it was claimed on Monday that he had rejected an offer from Leicester which would double his current wage...


Cueto ready to get out of San Diego after another loss

Padres manager Andy Green went out to get Jackson, who walked off the field to a standing ovation from the 35,784 fans at Petco Park. His status was iffy enough...


Sagan edges Kristoff in photo finish to win 16th stage

Monday's headline in French sports daily L'Equipe claimed he was "Sans Rival" (without a rival) with one block of racing in the Alps left before Sunday's parade...


Ko tied for lead in LPGA event

Jutanugarn, who like Ko was seeking a fourth LPGA title this year, shot an eagle on the par-five 17th on her way to 68. The world number one led by three sh...


Kansas City Royals: All-Star Game MVP Eric Hosmer

No matter the names, the AL dominates the All-Star Game in the 21st Century and starts the World Series at home. In the span between those two occurrences, a...


Royals help AL win All Star Game again

The American League defeated the National League by a score of 4-2, with the help of none other than Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez . "It just brings that ...


Amanda Nunes Wins UFC 200, Becomes League's First Openly Gay Champion

One of the biggest MMA events of the last couple of years, UFC 200 was a card that had some great fights, but was definitely plagued by unfortunate circumstan...


Padres' Jackson loses no-hit try in 7th on Gillaspie's homer

After winning their first nine games against the Padres this season, the Giants dropped their second straight with Saturday's 7-6 loss after closer Santiago Cas...


New signing N'Golo Kante explains why he moved to Chelsea

Certainly on the evidence of his stats last season it's hard to disagree. New Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is pleased the club secured the signature of N'G...


Dumoulin dominates time trial at Tour and eyes Olympic gold

After briefly racing up the mountain on foot before changing bikes, Froome lost nearly two minutes - enough to cost him the yellow jersey - until the race jur...


Trailer Arrives For Battlefront Death Star - More Star Wars Games Updates

Battlefront director Niklas Fegraeus didn't reveal too much about the content, other than that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story protagonist Jyn Erso will be...


Lord's Test: Pakistan beat England by 75 runs

His return, which surpassed Waqar Younis's previous Test-match best for Pakistan at Lord's of 8 for 154, was central to the visiting side going 1-0 up in the fo...


Profile: EURO 2016 Player of the Tournament, Antoine Griezmann

If Portugal were considered massive underdogs heading into the final against France, then the premature loss of captain Cristiano Ronaldo reduced them to mere p...


Nomura drops out of lead at Marathon Classic

Ko missed a 5-foot birdie putt on the third extra hole, sending the three back to the 18th tee. The world number one led by three shots at the turn before dro...


'Chip shot' to take on new meaning for National Football League kicks this season

As if such scenarios weren't stressful enough, the National Football League is now contemplating whether or not field goals and extra point kick should be less ...


Liverpool's £25m Wijnaldum Pursuit Has Accelerated Massively

Newcastle have previously quoted clubs £25million for the acquisition of the former PSV player. The 25-year old is no stranger to Reds fans; not only has been...


Liverpool Confident Of Hijacking Tottenham's Move With £20m Midfielder Swoop

The Geordies value the former PSV Eindhoven man at £25m, but Wijnaldum could still leave for a lesser fee if Liverpool are prepared to give up a couple of their...


Charles Tillman announces retirement from NFL

Tillman was drafted in the second round of the 2003 NFL Draft. Tillman had a knack for forcing fumbles with a move that was coined the "Peanut Punch". He is f...


Anderson Varjeao won't accept championship ring from Cavs

Smith, and/or convincing Richard Jefferson to delay his retirement - one of the items is no longer on the docket: whether Anderson Varejao should receive a cham...


Cowboys sign veteran linebacker Justin Durant

With Rolando McClain suspended for 10 games the Cowboys need veteran depth. In six games in 2014 he was credited with 59 tackles to go along with four tackles f...


NAC temporarily suspends Jon Jones, reveals substances he tested positive for

He faces a suspension of up to two years. After the test failure was announced, Jones was pulled from the UFC 200 card and eventually replaced by Anderson Sil...


Baker's mistake costs Nationals in 18-inning marathon loss

Although the Washington Nationals only played three games this week because of the All-Star Break, they were able to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates in two of thr...


I couldn't have done much more: Mickelson

Golf's top four players have withdrawn from the Olympics, but the Rio Games will have at least two of this year's major champions - Stenson and Masters victor...


At this price, the ZTE Zmax Pro could be Android's budget king

A microSD slot can be used to augment the latter with up to 128GB cards, or alternatively to house a second SIM card for juggling two networks. The battery perh...


'Drill-seargeant' Misbah leads the team to victory

They celebrated with push-ups and salutes on the outfield, a further nod to their pre-series boot camp with the army in Pakistan, after Misbah had marked his ...


Former Cardinals exec sentenced to prison for hacking Astros

Correa learned the password Luhnow used for his Cardinals credentials when Luhnow turned over his computer to him upon leaving for Houston . "We anticipate t...


Westbrook to Celtics Trade Rumors Just Speculation?

The Lakers would be able to give the Thunder young, talented, players in return while also having young, talented, players to place around Westbrook to help bui...


Pogba could herald new era at United - Ferdinand

Manchester United unveiled a new "signing" this morning, but it was the latest addition to their growing list of off-field partnerships, rather than anyone who ...