North Korea conducts rocket engine test

North Korea conducts rocket engine test A longtime advocate of a softer line, he acknowledges the North Korean threat but believes that the South has time to seek a solution by reviving economic ties and dialogue. North Korea now has three more American citizens imprisoned, two of them detained in April and May. "While I greatly appreciate the efforts of [Chinese] President Xi [Jinping] & China to help with North Korea , it has no... [Full Article...]

Jordan Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers playoff

Jordan Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers playoff He also had four birdies and a bogey to reach 8 under. Was able to hold it at one-under instead of falling further back. But Spieth closed the front nine with a bogey for the second time in three days and seconds later Charley Hoffman completed an eagle-birdie-birdie run by sinking a five-foot birdie putt at 15 to seize the lead by one at 10-under. [Full Article...]

Red Bull's high hopes come down to earth in F1 qualifying

Force India driver Sergio Perez , who crashed on Turn 8 in the first practice , nearly ploughed straight back into the same barrier in the second. Despite that, Hamilton got up close by the last lap, but the best he could manage was fifth place, behind the victor, Daniel Ricciardo in the Red Bull , second place Bottas in the Mercedes , Stroll in the Williams and Vettel's Ferr... [Full Article...]

Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0

Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0 The host nation were beaten 2-1 by Mexico in Kazan , ensuring that they finished behind El Tri and Portugal in Group A and therefore missed out on a semi-final spot. But the lead lasted just five minutes when on the half hour mark Araujo looped a header over Igor Akinfeev from a weird free kick awarded for hand ball. [Full Article...]

Gatland says All Blacks targeting Murray with 'dangerous' dives

Gatland says All Blacks targeting Murray with 'dangerous' dives The first of the linebreaks could have secured the Lions the opening try in the first two minutes but winger Elliot Daly was bundled into touch after center Jonathan Davies had stormed through the All Blacks midfield. Insisting the Lions can still hit back against the imperious All Blacks, Gatland took a mild swipe at New Zealand's prosaic approach. However Sean O'Brien scored one of the gre... [Full Article...]

Andre Ward finishes Sergey Kovalev in eighth round, retains titles

And what was the punch that played such a big role for Ward in November? And he's like right now, "oh yeah I beat the Kovalev , but he won with empty Kovalev ". "Can we talk about this fight", Duva hopelessly asked the assembled media. " I feel good, I should be continuing now ", Kovalev said. But by the end of the first fight, both boxers were clearly fighting for a decision win and nei... [Full Article...]

LSU beats Oregon State 6-1 to reach CWS finals

LSU beats Oregon State 6-1 to reach CWS finals He noticed then and during Friday's 3-1 win how patient the other lineup was. With that, Gilbert and the Tigers thought they had a game plan for their third College World Series elimination game. Still, the junior catcher's blast gave LSU the boost it needed against an OSU club that entered with a nation-leading 1.86 ERA. Skoug was 2 for 13 in the CWS when he came up in the sixth inning with t... [Full Article...]

Mourinho denies tax fraud during Real Madrid stint

Mourinho denies tax fraud during Real Madrid stint The prolific striker's future at the club was thrown into doubt last week when Portuguese newspaper " A Bola " reported that Ronaldo wanted to leave Spain after being accused of committing tax fraud . A judge will then decide if there are grounds to charge him with a crime. A, based in the Virgin Islands, before September 2004 and that he knowingly used a "business structure" involving several ... [Full Article...]

Red Sox manager John Farrell ejected in 7th inning

Ortiz is the lone link between the Red Sox's World Series-winning teams in 2004, 2007 and 2013. He had allowing at least four runs in three of his previous four starts, which was giving some reason to wonder if the too-good-to-be-true story might be coming to an end. [Full Article...]

Rockies wild pitches against Dodgers results in five straight losses

Rockies wild pitches against Dodgers results in five straight losses The battle of National League West leaders at Dodger Stadium had a little bit of everything, including two home runs by Cody Bellinger , who now has 24 in 57 games this season. "I felt like I beat myself tonight, and that's pretty frustrating to go home to", Chatwood said. In Atlanta, Brandon Phillips homered for the third straight game, and R.A. [Full Article...]

Scott Dixon claims 1st career IndyCar win at Road America

Scott Dixon claims 1st career IndyCar win at Road America This is huge for Honda". "Not a track that suits our [aero] configuration, but the power and mileage that [Honda Performance Development] performed today." he said with a smile. The lengthy 4.014-mile track meant Hinchcliffe was in tough to regain any ground and without any lucky cautions to bunch up the field it effectively knocked him out of the race . [Full Article...]

NBA Draft Day Fail: Does Markelle Fultz Know Who He's Playing For?

Philadelphia drafted the 23-year-old out of Kansas with the third overall pick of the 2014 draft. Seven if you count the one at the airport. "An All-ACC Freshman First Team selectee, the Magic may landed a gem in this pick as Isaac possess a freakish 9'0.5" standing wing span. [Full Article...]

Australia, Cameroon hopes hit after 1-1 draw

Both Cameroon and Australia will be looking to secure their first points of the 2017 Confederations Cup on Thursday as both sides fell in their opening Group B matches . Cameroon coach Hugo Broos said it was unfortunate that striker Aboubakar had an off-day. "Let this team grow, let it get some experience and if tomorrow I can find someone who scores goals with his eyes closed, he'... [Full Article...]

Giants downed by Mets

Giants downed by Mets The reigning National League Player of the Week pitched his third consecutive masterpiece, and Wilmer Flores capped an eighth-inning uprising with a run-scoring double, delivering the New York Mets a 5-2 victory over the Giants. It's been a tough grind. Hard to make sense of it, we have a lot of talent here. "The last thing we want to do is continue this, trust me". It was more than deGrom (7... [Full Article...]

Host Russia exits Confederations Cup after loss to Mexico

New Zealand at least came close through captain Chris Wood but their threat was akin to a water pistol when compared to Portugal's heavy artillery with the All Whites' Stefan Marinovic standing between his team and a real pasting. They cheered when Ronaldo was on the big screens, even during Portugal's national anthem. Midfielder Danilo was pushed and tripped trying to meet the ball from a ... [Full Article...]

Germany edge Australia at Confederations Cup

Here are five things we learned at the Fisht Stadium. "We're disappointed individually and collectively. our goal was to go out and win that game", he added. "We might not be there yet but look forward to the day when we do get it spot on". Tomi Juric scores for the Socceroos in the Confederations Cup Group B soccer match against Germany. [Full Article...]

Olson, Brugman, Barreto hit 1st HRs, A's rout White Sox 10-2

Olson wasn't done as he capped off the scoring in the seventh with his second homer of the game. Athletics: SS Marcus Semien , on the DL since April 16 (right wrist fracture and surgery) homered and had three hits Saturday in his second rehab game with High-A Stockton. [Full Article...]

Jose Mourinho denies any wrongdoing in tax probe

Jose Mourinho looks set to become the latest victim of that pesky Spanish taxman, following in the footsteps of Lionel Messi , Cristiano Ronaldo and Luka Modric. " No offer has been received for him ". "I know him and he's a top professional and person and all this is very unusual", Perez said. Portuguese sports daily A Bola had also claimed that Perez had already been informed of the deci... [Full Article...]

Butler changes address as flurry of deals spice Draft night

Joel Embiid has been arguably the biggest piece of the Philadelphia 76ers' "process" over the last few years, and it appears the team is trying to make sure they can keep him around for years to come as they build up towards contending. The NBA requires that players wait a year after high school to be drafted . Since 2003, the 76ers have won only one playoff series, and they have only one ... [Full Article...]

Alves might part ways with Juventus for Man City

Alves might part ways with Juventus for Man City We'll resolve his contract by mutual consent and we wish him the best of luck". The 34-year-old only moved to Turin a year ago, but now appears destined to take the next step of his glittering career in England, where Manchester City have been tipped as potential suitors. [Full Article...]

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