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Blimp goes down at US Open golf tournament in Wisconsin
- June 16, 2017

Henrik Stenson caught a break with a ideal shot. Fowler's opening salvo tied a PGA record for the lowest score to par in the first round of a U.S. Open, matching Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf, who each shot a 7-under 63 in 1980 at Baltustrol Golf Club. (more...)
Boxing champion Wilder arrested for marijuana possession Boxing champion Wilder arrested for marijuana possession
- June 16, 2017

Teena Richardson said Wilder was pulled over for a tint violation. Deontay Wilder retains heavyweight title. "Officers obtained verbal consent to search the vehicle and recovered a misdemeanor amount of marijuana from the console", Tuscaloosa Police said in a statement. (more...)
Clippers nearing agreement with city of Inglewood for new arena
- June 16, 2017

The Clippers, according to sources , will use the land to build a privately financed new arena. The Clippers are reportedly "closing in on" an agreement to build a new home arena in Inglewood, in the southwest of L.A. Kings. Ballmer okayed putting up pictures of the Clippers in front of the Lakers' championship banners and retired jerseys, but that's just a band-aid. (more...)
Buffalo Sabres hire Phil Housley as coach Buffalo Sabres hire Phil Housley as coach
- June 16, 2017

The 53-year-old Housley was part of a coaching staff that helped lead the Preds to their first Stanley Cup Final in franchise history, although they fell to the Pittsburgh Penguins in six games. Buffalo finished the 2016-17 season with 78 points, second fewest in the Eastern Conference and in last place in the Atlantic Division. Some 35 years to the day since the then-18-year-old was selected by the Sabres with the No. (more...)
Apple's new app rules tighten grip on China's tipping
- June 15, 2017

Reportedly, Apple told several Chinese social networking apps, including WeChat, to disable their tip functions or risk being kicked off the App Store. Unfortunately, Apple has no filter to sift through search ads as of now. Lin outlined ways Apple can protect consumers from these duplicitous apps, including refunding its users and reviewing apps more strictly. (more...)
Nadal clinches record 10th French Open title
- June 13, 2017

Nadal owns 53 clay trophies after adding his tenth at Roland Garros to the 10 he won at both Monte Carlo and Barcelona over the last three months. But the barrel-chested "Stanimal" was powerless as Nadal turned the final into an exhibition of his clayclourt supremacy - taking his French Open record to an eye-watering 79-2. (more...)
Pens regroup, Predators look for road magic in Game 5
- June 11, 2017

A shot by Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin gets past Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) for a goal during the first period of Game 5 of the NHL Stanley Cup Final , Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Pittsburgh . A three-on-two Penguins rush broke out near the halfway point of the middle stanza. "But now it's time ". The only game that was remotely close was the freaky first game where Pittsburgh only had eleven shots but managed five goals. (more...)
Djokovic knocked out in quarter-finals Djokovic knocked out in quarter-finals
- June 09, 2017

Before Wednesday's win Djokovic had dropped just one set in five meetings with Thiem, and brushed aside the 23-year-old easily in last year's Roland Garros semi-finals. Djokovic led 4-2 in what was a brutally physical first set lasting 73 minutes but played a poor game to hand Thiem the break back, serving two double faults. (more...)
Unseeded Ostapenko to face Halep for French Open title
- June 09, 2017

Ostapenko , the world No. 47, is the first unseeded player to reach the final in Paris since Mima Jausovec in 1983. So far, Halep's ankle, injured before the start of the tournament, hasn't been a problem; she rolled her first four opponents without dropping a set and clawed her way back from a huge deficit in the the quarterfinal to beat Elena Svitolina. (more...)
Huddersfield Town Return to Premier League top flight Huddersfield Town Return to Premier League top flight
- June 07, 2017

When asked what was at the top of their to-do list, Hoyle said: "How we're going to survive in the Premier League ". Hogg's appearance in the final came just two months after fearing he had broken his neck against Bristol City and he admitted he felt "lucky" to get the opportunity to play in today's final after fearing his season was over. (more...)
Kim wins ShopRite title with steady final round Kim wins ShopRite title with steady final round
- June 05, 2017

Anna Nordqvist , of Sweden, hits off the first fairway during the final round of the ShopRite LPGA Classic golf tournament Sunday, June 4, 2017, in Galloway Township, N.J. "It was so windy, just keeping it in play was tough", said Kim after a round that saw the leaders take nearly five hours to finish. But she fired back-to-back rounds of three-over 74 to miss the second-round cut in the 54-hole tournament, where her compatriot Kim In-Kyung and American Paula Creamer shared the 36-hole ... (more...)
Courtois blames referee and defensive lapse for Cup defeat
- June 01, 2017

Victor Moses (on the floor) being sent off by referee, Anthony Taylor during the English FA Cup final game between Chelsea and Arsenal . The newly-crowned Premier League champions were lucky to go into the break just one behind as the Gunners squandered a numerous chances. (more...)
French Open to start with Petra Kvitova's return to court
- June 01, 2017

Open in 2016, Kerber has not won a title yet in 2017 and struggled in her lead-up matches on clay in Stuttgart , Madrid and Rome . There are at least two things that haven't changed during Petra Kvitova's six-month layoff. Kvitova will quickly turn her focus to Wimbledon , where she won the title in 2011 and 2014, and where she hopes she will be able to play with less media pressure. (more...)
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal advance at French Open
- June 01, 2017

Seeded losers in the women's second round: No. 6 Dominika Cibulkova, No. 15 Petra Kvitova, No. 18 Kiki Bertens. The victor of 23 Grand Slam singles titles is not playing for the rest of this season because she is pregnant. Djokovic will next face Diego Schwartzman . After dropping the opening set against Kontaveit, Muguruza was down a break in the second before coming back. (more...)
Venus stellar in Paris with straight sets win over Japan's Nara Venus stellar in Paris with straight sets win over Japan's Nara
- June 01, 2017

After her second-round win at the French Open , Venus was asked what she wanted the baby to call her . "This is my fourth time here and I don't think I have won a set yet, so we start with the first set of this match and go from there", Venus said. (more...)
No. 7 seed Konta out in French Open's 1st round No. 7 seed Konta out in French Open's 1st round
- May 31, 2017

Johanna Konta admitted her disappointment after crashing out of the French Open at the first-round stage to Hsieh Su-wei. "In Taiwan we don't have a professional tennis court so I always travelling to somewhere to practice with my coach and then my friend a year ago she introduced me to her friend", Hsieh said with a smile. (more...)
Top seed Angelique Kerber knocked out of French Open in first round Top seed Angelique Kerber knocked out of French Open in first round
- May 30, 2017

My team was there. Everyone who helped me through the hard time. "I'm glad with how I played today". "I think it doesn't really matter how I played, but I won", Kvitova said. "Also previous year this was not the best weeks for me. And just, you know, going out and trying to find my game", she said. In women's singles, sixth-seeded Dominika Cibulkova and eighth-seded Svetlana Kuznetsova also eased into the second round. (more...)
Hamilton: I 'used everything' in Vettel battle
- May 29, 2017

Mercedes, however, opted to run longer in the opening stint before switching to the mediums. It's the battle which F1 has spent a decade waiting for, and it was Lewis Hamilton who won their first duel when he went head-to-head with Sebastian Vettel at the Spanish Grand Prix . (more...)
Back on court after knife attack, Kvitova wins in Paris Back on court after knife attack, Kvitova wins in Paris
- May 29, 2017

It's a tough situation for the future and a little bit painful. Williams, who is seeded 10th, saved two set points to win 6-4, 7-6 (3). It is the fifth successive year that McHale has gone out in the first round at Roland Garros . Kvitova, the 15th seed and a semi-finalist in Roland Garros in 2012, fired nine aces and 31 winners past Boserup , making her debut at the tournament at the age of 25. (more...)
Jorge Sampaoli seems set to swap Sevilla for Argentina Jorge Sampaoli seems set to swap Sevilla for Argentina
- May 27, 2017

The Spanish club says "this outline of an agreement depends on the writing and delivery of relevant documents, which must be signed by both parties on June 1". The AFA recently named a squad of players competing overseas for next month's worldwide friendlies but are keen to tie Sampaoli as soon as possible. (more...)