Tuesday August 14-th, 2018

Fowler, three others share lead after two rounds at US Open Fowler, three others share lead after two rounds at US Open

Rio 2016 Olympic champion Justin Rose , the 2013 US Open victor, is another to exit the competition prematurely after he finished on two-over for the tournament. Matsuyama vaulted into contention at the U.S. Open with a 7-under 65 on Friday, movin...

Ward in a rematch knocked out Kovalev Ward in a rematch knocked out Kovalev

With Kovalev clearly hurt, Ward poured on the punishment with a heavy barrage of punches to the body as referee Tony Weeks kept a close eye on the action. Kovalev said he was gassed because he over-trained. Kovalev has voiced his displeasu...

Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in National Hockey League draft Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in National Hockey League draft

Forward Connor Brickley and a fifth-round 2017 pick went from Carolina to the Golden Knights followed by veteran forward Chris Thorburn from the Winnipeg Jets and Philadelphia forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, who starred for France in the World ...

Parade of forwards at top of NHL draft Parade of forwards at top of NHL draft

The Golden Knights became the first expansion team to pick three times in the first round. Glass was rated sixth by Central Scouting and that's exactly where he went but that didn't mean he was the picture of calm as the first five picks passed b...

Trade 'good deal' for Celtics, 76ers Trade 'good deal' for Celtics, 76ers

Washington Huskies guard Markelle Fultz (20) dribbles against UCLA Bruins guard Lonzo Ball (2) during the first half at Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion. "They're getting the player they want", said Ainge , the Celtics' president o...

Untested Germans seek Confed Cup thrills at theme park site

Germany always seemed to have an extra gear and they exercised it nearly straight from the kick-off as they restored their lead from the penalty spot. Germany's Julian Draxler , right, fight an aerial duel wit two Australian players during the Co...

Expansion Vegas loads up on D-men, could make more trades

Even expansion-draft rules that are generous to the team doing the selecting make it hard to assemble a roster with many impact players. There's a lot to like about what the Vegas Golden Knights did during the expansion draft on Wednesday....

Germany Edge Past Australia with 3-2 Win at 2017 Confederations Cup

Tom Rogic - who made HuffPost Australia's list of the best sports people of 2016 who were not dickheads - scored this lovely goal to make things 1-1. Seconds after the restart, though, Germany regained control, winning a penalty that Draxler co...

Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in NHL draft Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in NHL draft

Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee speaks during a news conference Monday in Las Vegas . There is little continuity about that point. "I've always had Sid to step behind". He hasn't performed any better further down the lineup e...

Trump Takes Victory Lap After Georgia: 'We're 5 to 0'

Republicans immediately crowed over winning a seat that Democrats spent $30m trying to flip. House Speaker Paul Ryan congratulated Handel on a "hard-earned" victory. Milano, who's broke as a joke and doesn't pay her taxes, is now 0-5 in backing ...

NHL Expansion Draft: 5 best players available for Golden Knights NHL Expansion Draft: 5 best players available for Golden Knights

After signing Ben Bishop, Dallas made its two goalies from a year ago, Antti Niemi and Kari Lehtonen, available, but they are both making too much money to interest Vegas. Teams went one of two routes when compiling who would be protected - either pu...

Halep sets up final clash with Ostapenko Halep sets up final clash with Ostapenko

Halep's win was not the story of the day in Paris , as birthday girl, the unseeded Jelena Ostapenko , continued her Cinderella run after her 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-3 win over the number 30 seed, Timea Bacsinszky , becoming the first-ever Latvian to reach...

Fighters on social media react to bombshell announcement of Mayweather vs. McGregor

Step up and fight like Conor McGregor fights". Mayweather retired from pro boxing in 2015 after defeating Andre Berto , while McGregor (21-3) defeated Eddie Alvarez in November 2016. Yet, he has managed to persuade Mayweather to agree ...

Canadian Formula One Grand Prix

The Brazilian legend died in a tragic racing accident at the San Marino Grand Prix on 1 May 1994 at the peak of his career. Bit hard to read , I think Mercedes was very strong in the race and it's also a different story when you can control the ...

D'Angelo Russell traded from Lakers to Brooklyn D'Angelo Russell traded from Lakers to Brooklyn

In addition, Wojnarowski notes that the Lakers will indeed be taking LaVar Ball's son with the No. 2 pick. For teams like Dallas that could be looking to snag one of those up, these past headline trades this week increase those odds. No takers. He ...

Mexico Snatches Late 2-2 Draw against Portugal in FIFA Confederations Cup

Now we switch our attention to the hosts Russian Federation, as they look to follow up their victory over New Zealand with a victory against Portugal . "It was a previous play, after Cristiano had struck the post with his shot". He attracted headl...

Pekka Rinne is 'just living my dream' in the Stanley Cup Final Pekka Rinne is 'just living my dream' in the Stanley Cup Final

He was the spark for at least two of the Predators' goals. "The games are a lot closer than the score indicates", said Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan . I think we can learn from that ... it's impossible not to think about. They are so suppo...

Andre Ward Knocks Out Sergey Kovalev in Eighth to Retain Belts Andre Ward Knocks Out Sergey Kovalev in Eighth to Retain Belts

Prior to referee Tony Weeks' final intervention, Kovalev had been troubled by a body shot/low blow, a knee-buckling straight right to the jaw, and finally another body shot/low blow, which, according to a post-fight replay, appeared to land about a...

Portugal and Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup Portugal and Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup

New Zealand are at the bottom of the group with no points. Portugal had the ball in the net early on after a Cristiano Ronaldo volley crashed off the crossbar and eventually reach Pepe to score. Chile dominated an entertaining, but goalless, fi...

Mexico snatch draw with Portugal in Confederations Cup

Cedric Soares' 86th-minute shot was deflected in, but Hector Moreno snatched a point in the 91st minute. "He is concentrating on playing for the national team and he wants to give the motivation to have a good tournament". Osorio's team sta...

Amir fit and plays in Champions Trophy final

Prior to this summer's Champion's Trophy, Indian Sports Minister Vijay Goel told reporters that India would not play Pakistan in any future non-tournament fixtures, while cross-border "terror from Pakistan " remains. However, they lost their way...

Wind howling as final round at Erin Hills gets under way

ERIN, Wisconsin The shackles are off England's Tommy Fleetwood , riding the momentum of an early season win at Abu Dhabi to contend at the U.S. Open, said former European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley. Open. The big Victorian fought hard on th...

Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico at Confed Cup

However the goal was ruled out after the three Video Assistant Referees reviewed it and found out a Portuguese player was in an offside position. Cristiano Ronaldo and "Chicharito" Javier Hernandez were the stars of the first half, but the seco...

Clutch hitting, running and a beach ball lead to LSU win Clutch hitting, running and a beach ball lead to LSU win

He did not record a hit against CSF and that will certainly change against LSU . Scalise, an LSU alumnus, was wounded in a shooting Wednesday. After Busby flied out to right field , Jackson Lueck delivered his first hit of the night, a single...

Jordan Spieth finishes US Open on a high note

He still had to go lower than anyone to win, and he was stout on Sunday - making six birdies, hitting 17 of 18 greens in regulation, and 12 of 16 fairways (including roasting a 3-wood 379 yards on the 72nd hole). "This one was a challenge to get in"....

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