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Tony Stewart puts speculation behind him, looks to front of pack

He will sub in for the injured Dale Earnhardt Jr. It isn't rare for drivers who have retired from full-time racing to do select races or return in a subst...


Baton Rouge shooting casts shadow over GOP convention

Obama telephoned the families of the Baton Rouge officers on Monday to offer his and the first lady's condolences. "The president's interested in understandin...


Olympics: Key court ruling as International Olympic Committee weighs Russia's Rio fate

That didn't happen and they got bans. It means it'll make it easier for the IOC to tell the Russians that they can't participate in the Olympic Games in any s...


Pogba agent pooh-poohs Man Utd deal done speculation

Executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has convinced both the 23-year-old and his agent, Mino Raiola that the excitement surrounding Jose Mourinho's new dawn at Ol...


National Basketball Association is close to moving All-Star Game out of Charlotte

The law removes anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people in North Carolina, and has faced heavy backlash for provisions that would require transgender pe...


Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell make their peace with Donald Trump

Two prominent Republicans from MS and one from Alabama spoke on the first day of the GOP convention. I'm here to tell you Hillary Clinton will say anything, d...


Mark Cavendish pulls out of Tour de France

It turned into a battle between Sagan and Kristoff, with Norwegian Sondre Holst Enger taking third. For race leader Chris Froome, who finished safely in a muc...


Clayton Kershaw done for 2016? Season-ending surgery 'more of a possibility'

He has been temporarily shut down until his back pain subsides and is without a timetable to resume throwing. The medical staff deemed his disk herniation as "m...


Don't Allow Trump to Set Foot in Oval Office: Hillary Clinton

But as the governor's speech continued, he was increasingly forced to pause as the crowd began repeatedly chanting "lock her up", referring to Clinton. He des...


WNBA fines 3 teams and players for uniform violations

All three teams have been fined $5,000, and each of the players have been fined $500. WNBA rules state that uniforms can not be altered in any way. Phoenix fo...


'Andy Murray vs. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 2016 Wimbledon Quarterfinals Pick, Odds, Prediction'

But then they staged their own mega-melodrama, going the thrilling five-set distance themselves. The match ran a nerve-challenging 3 hours, 54 minutes. He had...


Airbnb hires former US Attorney General Eric Holder to tackle discrimination

Attorney General Eric Holder has agreed to join our team to help craft a world-class anti-discrimination policy", Chesky wrote in his blog post . In a post...


Eugenie Bouchard to make "last-minute" decision over Olympics due to Zika virus

The caregiver did not travel to an affected area, but it's possible that a mosquito came back with the relative, perhaps in a suitcase, CDC Director Tom Frieden...


New Zika virus case in SA reported

Deputy Health Secretary Pablo Kuri Morales says the specialists will monitor athletes and try to keep them healthy in Rio de Janeiro next month. One of the case...


Sam Allardyce on verge of being hired to coach England

Hull City manager Steve Bruce was also considered for the position - along with US coach Jurgen Klinsmann and Bournemouth's Eddie Howe - and last night Bruce's ...


MS Dhoni Speaks About India's Chances in WI & Life After Cricket

The batting legend was also pivotal in India's 3-0 win against South Africa at home which saw the team rise to the no. 1 spot in Test rankings. In 2014, they ha...


Kevin Durant to sign with Golden State Warriors

For Durant , the criticism he's received since making this decision seems to act as nothing more than white noise. But I feel great. Coming off a historic se...


AB InBev says it has US approval for SABMiller merger

But to ease concerns that it would have too much control of the market, AB InBev is selling brands in other parts of the world. The deal marries AB InBev's Bu...


Cavendish pulls out of Tour de France to focus on Rio

Today's climb is followed by a decent into the lovely green valleys of the Alps, which will begin the first of four mountain stages that will effectively decide...


Injury shelves Earnhardt Jr. from Sprint race

I've just got to thank (team owner Rick Hendrick). Earnhardt was diagnosed with "concussion-like symptoms earlier this week". Hendrick said he was busy li...


Rooney, de Gea return for MU tour

Shaw, 21, looked composed and fit, even in such low-key surroundings, and is clearly relishing the challenge of re-establishing himself in the United line-up un...


Stenson bests Mickelson in Open showdown

If he triumphs, he would become the oldest victor of the Claret Jug since Tom Morris Senior down the road at Prestwick way back in 1867. The 145th Open Cham...


Clayton Kershaw return uncertain, still bothered by back discomfort

Manager Dave Roberts told the Los Angeles Times that a date for Kershaw's return to the Dodgers is "uncertain". The Dodgers' ace was placed on the disable...


Man Utd meet Juve for Pogba

United are expected to make an opening bid of £100m with £13m of that performance-related add-ons. New United boss Jose Mourinho recently spoke of four priori...


Inspired Kyle Edmund fires Great Britain into semi-finals

On a wet and windy day at the outdoor Tasmajdan clay-court stadium in Belgrade, Kyle Edmund's 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (5) win against Dusan Lajovic in the reverse sin...


Angela Eagle pulls out of Labour leadership contest

The ex-shadow work and pensions secretary became the sole challenger to Mr Corbyn in Labour's leadership election after rival Angela Eagle reluctantly agreed to...


Cavendish pulls out of Tour de France

Briton Chris Froome (Team Sky) retained the overall leader's yellow jersey after finishing in the leading pack in a twisting course finale in the Swiss capita...


Call for blanket Russia Olympics exclusion over state-run doping

According to the report , the state-sponsored cheating happened after an "abysmal" medal count at the Vancouver Winter Olympics in 2010. Russia, which strong...


Man Utd boss Mourinho leaves Woodward in Manchester to close Pogba deal

It is understood Juventus have now accepted Pogba wants to leave the club, although the cost of the deal has already priced Real Madrid out of the market. Do I ...


Arizona Wildcats react to Tim Duncan's retirement announcement

No showboating, no chest pounding, no showing-up another player, no cheap or hard fouls (he averaged 2.4 personal fouls per game ), no me, me, me. When you tal...


Differences between Donald Trump, Mike Pence on full display during first interview

During a June 22 speech, Trump slammed Clinton's "bad judgment" for supporting the Iraq War as a senator. "I don't care" that Pence voted in favor of going to...


Trump's party: What to watch on GOP convention's third day

Though Trump virtually clinched the nomination months ago, some Republican delegates at this week's convention were still eager to voice their concerns with h...


Trout hits 3-run HR to help Angels beat Rangers 9-5

Andrus was tagged out between second and third, but the run had already scored, and the Rangers again led - this time 5-4. Offensively, Ian Desmond leads Tex...


Pokemon Go Is More Popular Than Porn

The mobile reality-augmented game has surprisingly won the hearts of the people shortly after it debuted several days ago. Some users, however, may still be...


WADA: Ban Russians from Rio Olympics on doping claims

A state-directed cheating programme in Russian sport resulted in no fewer than 312 positive results for doping being withheld, an inquiry has found. Several n...


IOC Delays Decision on Banning Russian Athletes from Olympics

This will be a critical decision because on Monday the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) called for all Russian athletes to be banned from the Olympics because of...


Stenson wins classic duel with Mickelson

He could become the second-oldest victor in British Open history to lift the Claret Jug, surpassed only by Old Tom Morris in 1867. "I know it's not far off be...


International Olympic Committee seeking 'legal advice' over banning Russian Federation from Rio Olympics

Those sanctions are yet to be determined and are heavily dependent on a hearing scheduled this Thursday at the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Switzerland. Th...


Roberto Di Matteo reveals dramatic extent of his Aston Villa rebuild

But the manager conceded that escaping the Championship, which he compared to a gruelling marathon, would not be easy. Aston Villa chief executive Keith Wy...


Chelsea goalkeeper posts update under Antonio Conte amid exit link

I don't know this situation. Multiple publications, including The Sun and Metro , have claimed that Conte is likely to play 3-5-2 at Chelsea . I hope to s...


Mourinho heaps praise on Bailly, Rojo set to leave for La Liga

Interesting to read, is that Juve wouldn't take the full fee, as a gentleman's agreement between the clubs and the midfielder would see Pogba net 20 per cent of...


Big 12 Board Media Teleconference

Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said last week, "That's up to our presidents and chancellors, but I think we have provided a lot of information, and the intention of...


Golf roundup: Top-ranked player takes US Women's Open lead

The Kiwi teenager carded a two-under 70 in the third round at the CordeValle Golf Club in San Martin, California, to move to seven under. She preceded that with...


Great Britain take 2-1 lead into final day in Serbia

Having sat out the tie to rest after the exhaustion that followed his Wimbledon victory, Murray spent the weekend in Belgrade watching Edmund turn from a promis...


Pirates' Taillon takes liner to head, stays in game

The Pirates rookie was hit in the back of the head by a line drive, yet kept pitching. Taillon whirled to the dirt and lay flat on his back on the pitcher's mou...


Power Take: Mickelson showing that golf is a game for the ages

He also has some recent history going for him - he's broken par on the back nine in all three rounds at Troon , where the final nine is considered more hard th...


Orioles' Bundy to make first career start on Sunday

Zach Britton , who closed out the American League's win in Tuesday's All-Star Game, retired the Rays in order in the ninth inning for his 29th save of the yea...


MI delegates cast votes after initial pass at Republican National Convention

Trump's adult children joined the Empire State delegation in putting the billionaire's total over the top, with Donald Trump Jr. formally announcing his fath...


UC Berkeley student Nicolas Leslie confirmed dead in Nice attack

Several hundred people, including the university's chancellor and the French consul general, attended a university vigil in honor of 20-year-old Nicolas Leslie...


NZOC backs International Olympic Committee moves towards Russian ban

RUSSIAN athletes are still in contention for the 2016 Rio Olympics after officials last night failed to ban them for breaching strict doping rules. Senior Rus...