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Six years on, Amir's back in the reckoning

A thrilling day's cricket ended when Mohammad Amir's yorker burst through the defences of Jake Ball, a ideal moment which his captain Misbah-ul-Haq suggested wa...


Ko triumphs in sudden death playoff

Ko said that after missing some victory opportunities in recent times, notably the US Open where she eventually finished third, it was important to stay focusse...


Jack Nicklaus says Henrik Stenson vs. Phil Mickelson better than 1977 'Duel'

The Swede's winning total of 20-under 264 was the lowest 72-hole score ever in the majors. They had a better-ball score of 59. "It's a dream come true", Stens...


Fendrich on Tennis: Murray wins by not being afraid to lose

Sunday's 6-4 7-6 (3) 7-6 (2) victory over Milos Raonic ended a barren stretch that had included coming off second best in this year's Australian and French Op...


LA Clippers cutting ties with Branden Dawson months after arrest

Griffin and Bass are in place as power forwards, and there are a handful of other players on the roster who can also man the position. Bass is a resident of Los...


International Olympic Committee explores legal options to ban all Russian Olympians

The 15-member International Olympic Committee executive board met by teleconference Tuesday to consider its moves following McLaren's report . In the camp fo...


Motor sports: Patient Matt Kenseth comes away with Sprint Cup victory

Matt Kenseth won the New Hampshire 301 Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway for his 2nd win of the season, 3rd win at New Hampshire, and 38th ...


Russia Should Be Barred From Olympics, World Anti-Doping Agency Board Says

As Tess van Straaten reports, Victoria's Olympic community says the IOC needs to send a strong message. "The Report also indicates the involvement of the Russ...


Allyson Felix comes up .01 short in quest for double

Allyson Felix's bid to become only the third woman to sweep the Olympic Games 400- and 200-meter titles came up a hundredth of a second short at the Olympic Tri...


Kenseth secures second win of season

The win was the second for Kenseth this year and gave Toyota its ninth victory - nearly half of the races to date. The typical penalty for such an infraction th...


Is Andy Murray right to skip GB's Davis Cup tie?

Raonic, playing his first grand slam final, was unable to deny Murray a third major title as the home favourite triumphed 6-4 7-6 (7-3) 7-6 (7-2) at the All ...


Lawmakers grill United States attorney general on Clinton emails

Democrats used their time to criticize their Republican colleagues and to ask Lynch about the issues of police brutality, guns, and racism. Under questionin...


Efforts to ban Russian Federation from the Rio Olympics inappropriate - Putin

WADA issued a seven-point list of requests after it published a report from Canadian law professor Richard McLaren that confirmed claims of state-backed Russi...


Sagan pips Kristoff for third 2016 Tour stage win

Froome's third outright win would also total Sky's fourth Tour victory in five years, after Bradley Wiggins secured Britain's first ever triumph in cycling's bi...


Team owner Rick Hendrick hopeful Dale Earnhardt Jr. returns at Brickyard

Whatever happens, there will be quite a bit of emotion at the track next weekend; besides Gordon's potential comeback, fans will also see three-time Cup champio...


Raonic beats Federer in five sets to reach Wimbledon final

Overall Murray is 6-3 in his career against Raonic, winning each of their last five head-to-head matchups including the final of the AEGON Championship in Lo...


PGA Tour: RBC Canadian Open Fantasy Picks

The 2016 PGA TOUR season is slowly dwindling down, and the golf world is now on a high after a masterful showing by the duo of Open Champion Henrik Stenson ...


Man United target Pogba unsure on future

New United manager Jose Mourinho is so confident of landing Pogba he's reportedly "acting increasingly as if Pogba has already signed", according to French publ...


Palestinian boy killed during clashes with Israeli forces

Ali, who was shot at least three times on the scene and had to undergo surgery to remove a bullet from his stomach, is now being held at a juvenile rehabilitati...


IOC Seeking Legal Advice Over Russia Ban

Following the report release, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia would carry out an investigation of allegations, adding that officials implicate...


Bush worried he will be last GOP president

Scott Applewhite). As the clock ticks down to the first day of the convention, Never Trump has just one last chance to pull itself together. Bob Dole, the...


U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team Olympics Predictions

Olympians to join in on a quick team cheer. They have gymnasts in the mix on each event, making this one of the strongest teams ever put together. After compe...


Chris Woakes branded 'undroppable' after Lord's haul

Pakistan's victory was set up by their first-innings total of 339, built around Misbah's opening-day hundred, and he said that he knew his team had the bowli...


Sweden's Henrik Stenson Wins His First British Open

They had played together in the final group and jousted all day, from the moment that Stenson birdied the first to join Mickelson in the lead, to the 14th, wh...


Manchester United close to signing Juventus ace for £202000-a-week

A world record-breaking £100 million transfer deal is reportedly what it would cost United to acquire Pogba and the Premier League giants are said to be ready...


Sparks fly as Lewis Hamilton wins in Austria after Nico Rosberg crash

Both Mercedes stars blamed the other after the race, but the stewards were in no doubt that championship leader Rosberg was at fault. The win, Hamilton's ...


Manchester City expected to make formal offer for Riyad Mahrez

New Blues boss Antonio Conte is looking to rebuild his attack and bring his dynamic style to the Premier League. The Foxes have slapped a price tag of $59 milli...


Dump Trump rules move quashed at GOP convention

Instead of a manicured message of unity, viewers saw the fractured face of a party still coming to grips with the polarizing man of the moment. On Monday, Clint...


Froome: Everybody's knackered, but Quintana is still the big threat

Defending champion Froome finished in 14th but still managed to keep his Yellow Jersey . "The time trial is very important, each day is extremely challenging",...


Zika In Utah: A Case That Would Baffle Holmes And Dr. Watson

The deceased patient had traveled to an area outside the country where Zika is circulating and apparently caught the virus there. Satish Pillai, a physician a...


Pre-Season Score: Manchester United Beat Wigan 2-0

Despite resting players that featured at Euro 2016 , Mourinho still used 22 players on his touchline debut with the club. New signings Mkhitaryan and Eric Ba...


Root ready for No 3 role

However, the Lord's Test will be only the ninth time in his career that Broad has taken the field without his senior partner at the other end. Root will move ...


Turkey 85 generals, admirals charged in coup attempt

It has so far detained at least 113 generals and admirals nationwide suspected of involvement in the plot, Anadolu said, in what appears to be a major purge of ...


Liguori: British Open's Final Round Was One For The History Books

Instead, a combination of good fortune, improvisation and typical short-game magic meant Mickelson will head into the final round just one shot behind Henrik S...


NewsAlert: Henrik Stenson wins British Open, beating Phil Mickelson

With that in mind, consider what it would mean if either of Sunday's final pairing goes on to win the Claret Jug. Henrik Stenson of Sweden holds the claret ...


Union Catholic Hurdler Will Be Youngest US Track Athlete at Rio Olympics

Now ranked No. 20 in the world for the 400-meter, McQuay, 26, helped the United States to the silver medal in the 4x400 at the London 2012 Olympic Games. He was...


Pereira hoping to impress Mourinho

Spain worldwide Mata believes the prestigious matches are the ideal preparation for the new campaign, as United aim to improve on the fifth-place finish they ...


IOC Is Now Exploring 'Legal Options' To Ban Russia From The Olympics

A ban is being considered after Russian Federation was accused Monday of "a shocking and unprecedented attack on the integrity of sport and on the Olympic Games...


Now or never for Quintana at Tour de France

While many observers have been struggling to understand why Quintana and Valverde have not harassed Froome with relentless attacks in the Pyrenees and the Jura ...


Atletico president denies saying club is 'close' to signing Diego Costa

Diego Costa may have spent a frustrating second season at Stamford Bridge, but he has reportedly promised the new Chelsea boss Antonio Conte that he will do ...


Philadelphia 76ers Rumors: OKC Rescinds Waiters' Offer

Not so fast. According to The Vertical , the Thunder have rescinded their qualifying offer to guard Dion Waiters on Monday in the hopes of re-signing Westb...


Henrik Stenson outshines Phil Mickelson to win British Open

Mickelson, trying to become the oldest Open champion since Old Tom Morris in 1867, shot the lowest final round of his career in a major and lost by three. Throu...


Broncos' Von Miller signs record $114.5 million deal

Millers agency, Vanguard Sports, confirmed on Twitter that he is now the highest-paid defensive player in National Football League history. Thomas was the team'...


Tour de France: Chris Froome extends lead after moment of silence

Tom Dumoulin won but couldn't even force himself to break into a smile, while Chris Froome, who extended his overall lead, was visibly emotional and refused to ...


IOC take advice on ban threat

These immediate decisions are part of a number of International Olympic Committee responses to the World Anti-Doping Association (WADA)'s "Independent Person" r...


NBA plans weekly pregame show on Twitter in expanded deal

Twitter has helped the league in their mission to engage the fans in real time, and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is one of the masterminds behind creating unique ...


Baton Rouge gunman visited Dallas one week earlier

How do the deaths of police officers in Texas and Louisiana reverberate through the law enforcement community in MA? "Clearly he was in shape", Edmonson said....


Arsenal edging closer to securing third signing of the summer

The Bolton News claim the England Under-21 worldwide underwent a medical after a breakthrough in talks on Monday evening. He was rewarded for his fine perfor...


Stenson-Mickelson showdown exceeded Duel in the Sun, says Nicklaus

If it wasn't for Henrik Stenson's remarkable 20 under score, Mickelson would be admiring the Claret Jug right now and celebrating the sixth major of his caree...


The Open: Phil Mickelson reflects on runner-up finish at tournament

Throughout Sunday, whether it was on the practice putting green, at the driving range alongside swing coach Pete Cowen or out on the course, Stenson was a pictu...