• All Blacks down Wallabies in Championship
All Blacks down Wallabies in Championship

Consolation: Kurtley Beale scores on his return to the Australian team. However, things were very different in the final half-hour, Australia restoring a measure of pride with four tries of their own as New Zealand's level dipped.

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  • Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $510 Million; Luzerne County Store Sells $150000 victor
Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $510 Million; Luzerne County Store Sells $150000 victor

There was no $432 million victor in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing but someone in Medford is still a big victor. Two tickets were sold in Marietta, and one ticket was sold in Conyers. It is the fifth-largest Powerball jackpot on record. Players have roughly a 1 in 11,688,053 chance to win the second prize of at least $1 million. Last wee...

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  • Dana White Makes A Rare Fight Prediction Ahead Of Mayweather/McGregor
Dana White Makes A Rare Fight Prediction Ahead Of Mayweather/McGregor

Boxer Bomber - who succeeded in setting up a fight with British MMA pioneer Michael Bisping on the back of the billion-dollar August 26 show - backs the Money Man . "My whole life has been about boxing and about fitness, and now I'm taking everything I developed and bringing it into the fitness market", said Floyd Mayweather .

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  • US Open announces Sharapova among 2017 wildcards
US Open announces Sharapova among 2017 wildcards

The decision many tournaments have made to hand Sharapova a wildcard has divided the tennis community, and the tournament is now likely to receive both praise and criticism for handing the Russian her first Grand Slam tournament since her return.

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  • Talks Proposed to Change Transfer Window Deadline
Talks Proposed to Change Transfer Window Deadline

The window closes on August 31 for clubs are said to be frustrated at not having a settled squad for the start of the season. Although transfer rumors between leagues will still crop up beyond the new deadline, the total volume of mid-August PL transfer rumors should be reduced, bringing a bit of relief to fans, managers, and players who are exha...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo Sent Off After Diving Vs Barca In Spanish Super Cup
Cristiano Ronaldo Sent Off After Diving Vs Barca In Spanish Super Cup

Several weeks ago this team beat Real 3-2 in the El Clasico played in Miami. Barcelona stars have been hard at work in training as they prepare for the first leg of their Spanish Super Cup tie at home against Real Madrid . Two minutes later he was sent off for trying to win a penalty in a challenge from Samuel Umtiti , angrily pushing re...

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  • Paul Merson predicts Brighton and Hove Albion are going to get hammered
Paul Merson predicts Brighton and Hove Albion are going to get hammered

We will try to improve. At the end of last season, pundits agreed that status quo had returned to the Premier League , a season, after underdogs Leicester City managed to lift the title, a statement that remains in the English Premier League forever.

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  • Ryan Tannehill reportedly opts for season-ending knee surgery
Ryan Tannehill reportedly opts for season-ending knee surgery

Miami is now banking heavily on Jay Cutler , who was lured out of retirement with a one-year, $10-million contract. The Dolphins consulted with specialists before the team and Tannehill decided on surgery. The Texas A&M product went down with sprained ligaments in the same knee he injured last week resulting in the surgery he'll undergo to fix ...

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  • Chelsea back in for Oxlade-Chamberlain
Chelsea back in for Oxlade-Chamberlain

Arsenal's new offer is short of his desired contract, and unless they make an improved offer, Arsenal fans might have to accept that Chamberlain will not be their player for much longer. The Daily Star note in their report that Oxlade-Chamberlain would welcome a move to Stamford Bridge, which comes as no surprise - who wouldn't? Arsene Wenger ...

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  • NFL's Vince Wilfork retires with BBQ ad on Twitter
NFL's Vince Wilfork retires with BBQ ad on Twitter

In announcing his retirement on Monday, Wilfork put out a hilarious video showing a pair of cleats hanging in a locker. But again, the legend of Big Vince Wilfork isn't confined exclusively to the field. The Patriots are at home to Kansas City Chiefs on the opening day of the season. Earlier this summer , he said he was considering retirem...

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  • Chelsea manager tells troubled star to go out on loan next season
Chelsea manager tells troubled star to go out on loan next season

Conte, however, insisted that La Blaugrana would be wasting their time in trying to lure the 26-year-old to the Nou Camp due to the lack of strength in depth in his Chelsea squad. "The situation is very clear and is always the same". "I think these are rumours and Eden is very happy to stay with us, to play with Chelsea and to start the new s...

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  • Miami Dolphins mulling Ryan Tannehill injury, Matt Moore
Miami Dolphins mulling Ryan Tannehill injury, Matt Moore

Tannehill's backup is Matt Moore , a nine-year National Football League veteran who started three games last season with the Dolphins . NFL .com reported that Tannehill has no structural damage in the knee, while ESPN reports that he could require season-ending surgery.

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  • Ray Lewis warns Colin Kaepernick to keep quiet about social activism
Ray Lewis warns Colin Kaepernick to keep quiet about social activism

Baltimore is still weighing whether to add Kaepernick to their roster, particularly with starter Joe Flacco nursing a back injury. Kaepernick drew controversy last season for kneeling during the national anthem in protest of racial oppression.

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  • White Sox seemingly avoid catastrophe after Yoan Moncada, Willy Garcia collision
White Sox seemingly avoid catastrophe after Yoan Moncada, Willy Garcia collision

Shields gave up three solo home runs in the first four innings as the Blue Jays took the lead. Moncada and Garcia were chasing Darwin Barney's bases-loaded blooper into shallow right field when the second baseman kneed a sliding Garcia in the head.

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  • I think Kelechi is going to leave for Leicester, says Guardiola
I think Kelechi is going to leave for Leicester, says Guardiola

An attempted from Nasri was blocked by a Tottenham defender but the ball fell for talented youngster Phil Foden, who saw his attempt saved by Michel Vorm . Last summer he arrived at the Etihad from Merseyside club Everton for a fee of £47.5m but he failed to impress last season, enduring a hard year in the City defence.

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  • Chelsea suffer another humiliating defeat to Inter Milan
Chelsea suffer another humiliating defeat to Inter Milan

Still, speaking afterwards, the Italian tactician called on the 24-year-old to improve both his physical condition and to adapt better to Chelsea's system. There are no negotiations ongoing and we can't sell any player in that position. "We know it will be hard in the new season. The experience was great but I'm not sure if we will repeat it".

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  • Peaty retains 100m breaststroke title at World Championships
Peaty retains 100m breaststroke title at World Championships

Peaty is bidding to be the first man to retain the 50 breaststroke title at a worlds, and he wasn't surprised to beat his previous best-mark. Britain increased their swimming gold medal tally in Budapest to three with Peaty retaining the two titles he won in Kazan in 2015 to add to Ben Proud's victory in the men's 50m butterfly on Monday.

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  • Bills trade QB Cardale Jones to Charges for draft pick
Bills trade QB Cardale Jones to Charges for draft pick

He'll join two former OSU teammates there in defensive end Joey Bosa and linebacker Joshua Perry. During their tenure together at Ohio State , Jones was able to rack up eleven wins and no losses as a starter. New Chargers coach Anthony Lynn also knows Jones, as he was the Bills offensive coordinator and interim head coach last season. As it ha...

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  • Carmelo Anthony, OKC Thunder share mutual interest
Carmelo Anthony, OKC Thunder share mutual interest

However, Bill Simmons of The Ringer reported Sunday that there is mutual interest between Anthony and the Thunder . Troy Weaver, Oklahoma City's assistant general manager, played a huge role in recruiting Anthony to Syracuse. Anthony averaged 22.4 points and 5.9 rebounds in 74 games this past season. However, it seems Melo might be so dead set...

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  • Real Madrid turned down chance to sign De Gea - Mourinho
Real Madrid turned down chance to sign De Gea - Mourinho

Ander Herrera has insisted that Manchester United would not win the title next season if they sold David de Gea . "But with the development of the market, I was getting the feedback from Mr Woodward and I repeat, the market is very hard".

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  • Take US, China help in Kashmir, says senior Abdullah
Take US, China help in Kashmir, says senior Abdullah

He said Abdullah must tell "his friends" in Pakistan to stop exporting terror and meddling in Kashmir. "The issues between India and Pakistan can be resolved through talks", she said, adding that "our elderly leaders including Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Indira Gandhi have shown us a path to resolve the issue".

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  • Manchester City flop completes Sevilla switch
Manchester City flop completes Sevilla switch

Nolito has scored six global goals in 16 appearances, but struggled to nail down a regular first-team place under City coach Pep Guardiola last term. With Vitolo set for an Athletico Madrid move, Nolito would seem the ideal replacement for him and that is why he was one of the top transfer targets of Eduardo.

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  • Rajon Rondo agrees to one-year deal with the Pelicans
Rajon Rondo agrees to one-year deal with the Pelicans

Rondo, 31, spent his first eight full National Basketball Association seasons with Boston , helping the Celtics win the 2008 championship and reach the Finals again in 2010. The Bulls found a way to make the playoffs as the eighth seed and were up 2-0 against the Boston Celtics in the first round. With Rondo sidelined, the Bulls lost four straig...

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  • Aru takes Tour lead (4)
Aru takes Tour lead (4)

Romain Bardet (Ag2r La Mondiale) might have taken his first win of the season on stage 12 of the Tour de France to Peyragudes , but the Frenchman is anxious about how Team Sky will react on Friday after Chris Froome lost his yellow jersey.

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  • Venus Williams into ninth Wimbledon final
Venus Williams into ninth Wimbledon final

At 37, Williams is a veteran who has won the Wimbledon title five times already and is evidently at home whenever she plays there. This result matches her best previous run at a grand slam, when she reached the semi-finals of last year's Australian Open, and she now has her eyes on ending Britain's 40-year wait for a female singles champion.

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  • Rising numbers on organ donor list in region
Rising numbers on organ donor list in region

Michaela said she is desperate to feel healthy again and urged people to sign up to the organ donor register to give others the chance of life. It means 36 percent of the British population is on the donor register, compared to 30 percent five years ago.

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  • Blac Chyna tells 'GMA' she's 'devastated' over Kardashian leaking nude photos
Blac Chyna tells 'GMA' she's 'devastated' over Kardashian leaking nude photos

Ahead of her court appearance on Monday , Blac Chyna is speaking out about ex Rob Kardashian and the nude photos of her he posted last week . Chyna's attorney, Lisa Bloom , explained Chyna will be seeking a domestic violence restraining order against Rob , and that revenge porn is considered "a crime , a civil wrong, and a form of ...

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  • Rights renounced by Pistons
Rights renounced by Pistons

But they signed guard Langston Galloway to a three-year, $21 million contract and acquired Bradley, one of the top two-way guards in the National Basketball Association, from the Boston Celtics for forward Marcus Morris . Caldwell-Pope started 75 of the 76 games he played in last season, averaging 13.8 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.5 assists per ...

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  • Mark Cavendish in hospital after horror Tour de France crash
Mark Cavendish in hospital after horror Tour de France crash

Cavendish's was the second of two crashes in the final kilometre as riders jostled for position to contest the sprint finish. And here's a few more looks, just in case you're wondering if that elbow is intentional or not. Apart from doping offenses, disqualifications are rare in the Tour. Following Demare's wheel in a greatly reduced sprint, S...

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  • Rockets trying to acquire George
Rockets trying to acquire George

Despite Lance Stephenson's hopes , the Indiana Pacers essentially need to trade Paul George . Boston has maneuvering to do with its roster, including the shedding of salaries to create space to position itself for this scenario. His activity has only picked up in the wake of rumors that the Celtics are looking to acquire a number of big-n...

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  • Gordon Hayward sets schedule for free-agent meetings
Gordon Hayward sets schedule for free-agent meetings

He's excellent off the dribble and highly efficient as a shooter/scorer hybrid (47.1% FG/39.8% 3FG/84.4% FT shooting split last season), who can get the shot he wants, and then finds even better options. In his seven seasons with the Jazz, Hayward has averaged 15.7 points per game, to go along with 4.2 rebounds and 3.5 assists. The theoretical pair...

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  • Chile wary of sharpshooter Ronaldo
Chile wary of sharpshooter Ronaldo

The Real Madrid superstar literally scored five goals over two legs against Vidal's Bayern in the Champions League quarter-finals. At the tournament so far Chile have played out draws against Germany and Australia either side of a comprehensive 2-0 win over Cameroon, a game in which Vidal bagged the opener.

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  • Azerbaijan Grand Prix qualifying: Hamilton grabs historic pole at the last
Azerbaijan Grand Prix qualifying: Hamilton grabs historic pole at the last

Red Bull dominated Friday practice, with Max Verstappen topping both timesheets and Ricciardo finishing both in the top three, but they did not feature in the battle for pole with Verstappen fifth and Ricciardo 10th. "We would have loved to have had more laps this morning. With the place , with the feeling that we had, I'll happily take it an...

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  • Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final for 1st title since attack
Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final for 1st title since attack

So well has she been playing that it has become even more significant that this tournament is a Wimbledon warm-up event, for Kivitova is already beginning to suggest she can again do well at the grass court Grand Slam starting in nine days' time.

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  • George informs Pacers he will leave in 2018
George informs Pacers he will leave in 2018

In addition to the news, Zach Lowe is reporting that the Pacers are going to try and move quickly on making a deal. Klay Thompson, who still has two years left on his current deal ($17.8 million next season; just under $19 million in 2018-19), is nearly an equal in terms of contract value to George (set to make $19.5 million next season).

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