• Kvyat to start from pit lane with new chassis
Kvyat to start from pit lane with new chassis

Kvyat's right-rear suspension failed when it was running over the less severe red-painted kerbs inside the yellow ones at Turn Eight - but the Russian also had his left-rear wheel on the yellow kerbs, which were causing the vehicle to vibrate.

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  • Roger Federer advises Marcus Willis to ramp up the practice
Roger Federer advises Marcus Willis to ramp up the practice

Forty eight hours after slaying world number 772 Marcus Willis , Federer claimed a second successive British scalp as he reached the second week without dropping a set at this year's championships. "It was good to get the win in the end, get another Brit through". I mean, so many people. This is his seventh attempt at Wimbledon - on three of h...

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  • McGirt goes low in OH, leads at Firestone
McGirt goes low in OH, leads at Firestone

US Open victor Dustin Johnson shot a 1-under 69 in his first competitive round since breaking his major duck at Oakmont, while world number 2 Jordan Spieth closed with four consecutive birdies - after looking very out of sorts on two-over par midway through his day - to end 2-under par overall.

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  • Day, Piercy tied for lead at Bridgestone
Day, Piercy tied for lead at Bridgestone

Jason Day had gone into the final day ahead and previously boasted a record of converting five victories from five tournaments when he had led after 54 holes. "I thought it was, again, a very nice progression day-to-day and one where I'm now starting to feel very comfortable with my golf swing". His tee shot went way left and ended up behind den...

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  • Magic get Bismack Biyombo for 4 years, $72million
Magic get Bismack Biyombo for 4 years, $72million

LATE FRIDAY: Former Florida star Joakim Noah and the Knicks agreed to a four-year deal worth $72 million. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because a contract can not be signed until Thursday. When Jonas Valanciunas was injured against Miami in the conference semifinals, Biyombo started and was a force. Biyombo now joins a young, ...

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  • 52 wounded still hospitalized after Istanbul airport attack
52 wounded still hospitalized after Istanbul airport attack

Meanwhile , the Turkish police also arrested nine DAESH suspects from the city of Izmir on Thursday. Turkey's interior minister said the explosives used were a mix of RDX, TNT and PETN that were "manufactured", which chemist and explosives expert at University of Rhode Island, Jimmie Oxley, described as being military-grade, raising the questio...

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  • England struggled with the pressure against Iceland - Kompany
England struggled with the pressure against Iceland - Kompany

I suppose someone has to come and take the slings and arrows ... my emotions are the obvious ones. "These things happen. All I can do is wish everybody all the very best and hope that you will still be able to see an England team in a final of a major tournament fairly soon".

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  • England could struggle to find a top manager - Dyke
England could struggle to find a top manager - Dyke

It was also apparent that Hodgson was a reluctant attendee with the media as he tackled the questioning. "Why should he get it in front of [Hull manager] Steve Bruce and [Sunderland manager] Sam Allardyce, who are proven managers?" said Redknapp, who denied that Southgate's familiarity with the FA and the "English system" was an advantage.

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  • Andy Murray continues Wimbledon quest as rain forces Sunday play
Andy Murray continues Wimbledon quest as rain forces Sunday play

But I was hitting the ball clean. But the biggest ovation was reserved for 93-year-old Mrs Lofthouse, who was cheered to the Centre Court rafters as she was introduced to the crowd and celebrities around her. On another day of frequent breaks for rain Murray might have been grateful that his match was staged on Centre Court, but it was not withou...

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  • Wade, Heat teammates congratulate Whiteside on re-signing with Heat
Wade, Heat teammates congratulate Whiteside on re-signing with Heat

Wade appears to be opening up the floor to other teams but all signs point to the Heat lifer staying in Miami . The Mavericks recently ramped up efforts to obtain the services of Whiteside and have probably abandoned their pursuit of Kevin Durant as well.

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  • Thai Twins Out, Del Potro Stuns Wawrinka, Serena Survives
Thai Twins Out, Del Potro Stuns Wawrinka, Serena Survives

After losing the first set tie-break, Williams was given a warning after smashing her racquet into the ground five times after sitting down, before letting go - the racquet flying into the stomach of a television cameraman. Williams missed a host of opportunities in the opening set, converting 1 of 9 break-point opportunities while donating 16 unfo...

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  • What does Britain's vote to leave the European Union mean for other regions?
What does Britain's vote to leave the European Union mean for other regions?

A second European Union official, asked about mounting frustration among leaders with the British prime minister's delay in delivering the formal notification required to launch divorce proceedings, said: "It doesn't have to be written". The US dollar appreciated against every major currency except the Japanese yen, as traders sought safe-haven ass...

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  • Djokovic finally fails an examination as Querrey finds the right answers
Djokovic finally fails an examination as Querrey finds the right answers

When yet another rain delay sent the players off court for an hour with Djokovic serving at 5-6, he returned to take it into a tiebreak. Querrey, the number 28 seed, had gone two sets up on Friday but was left to wait overnight as rain washed out the evening's play.

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  • Leuer agrees to 4-year, $42 million deal with Pistons
Leuer agrees to 4-year, $42 million deal with Pistons

From Milwaukee to Cleveland to Memphis, Leuer, 27, got his chance with Phoenix last season and he turned it into a long-term deal with Detroit. Howard received a three-year contract worth $70.5 million, while Bazemore will get $70 million over four years, the person told AP on condition of anonymity Friday because contracts can't be signed until ...

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  • Laver's record safe as Djokovic feels weight of history
Laver's record safe as Djokovic feels weight of history

The loss was also Djokovic's first at a major since he was beaten by Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka in the final at Roland Garros a year ago and ended a 30-match Grand Slam winning streak. The Scot has now reached the fourth round in his last 22 consecutive Grand Slams as he aims to become the first British man to win multiple Wimbledon titles ...

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  • Federer, Serena highlight Centre Court play on Day 5
Federer, Serena highlight Centre Court play on Day 5

Keys, seeded No. 9 after breaking into the top 10 for the first time this month, also reached the third round with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 win over Kirsten Flipkens. The American beat Nicolas Mahut at Wimbledon in 2010 in a match that went to 70-68 in the fifth set and lasted more than 11 hours over three days. Thursday saw a full day's action, but on Fr...

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  • Fans, president, Maradona want Messi to reconsider
Fans, president, Maradona want Messi to reconsider

After an outpouring of disappointment by fans online, Macri joined the calls for the 29-year-old to stay with Argentina . Maradona has often taken potshots at Messi, criticizing him on the eve of the tournament in the United States for a perceived "lack of personality".

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  • Root leads England to crushing win
Root leads England to crushing win

Plunkett then removed Gunathilaka and Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews before leg-spinner Adil Rashid bowled Upal Tharanga for a golden duck and then had Dasun Shanaka stumped. His 45-ball blitz eventually came to an end as Chaminda Bandara , the debutant left-arm seamer, had him bowled to snare his first global wicket. "I've had a bit of ...

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  • Time to pay up: Williams, Troicki fined $10K at Wimbledon
Time to pay up: Williams, Troicki fined $10K at Wimbledon

He snatched the ball from the ball boy's hands and confronted the umpire, yelling: "look at it". When the umpire declined to change his call, Troicki served the ball in anger into the crowd. "In fact, I look at it like I didn't crack one at the French Open or Rome, so I was doing really good", Williams said. I behaved well. I didn't do anything unt...

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  • Dan Evans reaches 3rd round at Wimbledon
Dan Evans reaches 3rd round at Wimbledon

Such was the ease of her victory that part of her news conference dealt with questions over the Brexit vote and reports of hostility towards the Polish community in Britain. Defending champion Djokovic brushed aside Adrian Mannarino, who was celebrating his 28th birthday, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (7/5) to reach the third round. He reached the third round in 2...

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  • Knicks Eyeing Hawks Guard Bazemore In Free Agency
Knicks Eyeing Hawks Guard Bazemore In Free Agency

New York Knicks rumors are going to be running rampant in the coming days as NBA Free Agency is nearly upon us. According to The New York Post, the Knicks have heavy interest in Kent Bazemore . Bazemore might have to wait for the Kevin Durant dust to settle before he gets the deal he wants. Bazemore made only $2 million last season. Kent Baze...

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  • No sentiment as Murray beats fellow Brit Broady
No sentiment as Murray beats fellow Brit Broady

Lu is a former quarter finalist at Wimbledon and had won fifteen out of sixteen matches on grass coming into the tournament, having blasted his way through the Challenger Circuit around the UK. Back on the same No. 2 Court where his Wimbledon campaign imploded previous year, Nick Kyrgios behaved and beat Radek Stepanek 6-4, 6-3, 6-7 (9), 6-1 ...

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  • Australia could soon elect 5th prime minister in 3 years
Australia could soon elect 5th prime minister in 3 years

But offsetting that, Labor is nervous about going backwards given late Coalition confidence in some seats such as Werriwa and Greenway in New South Wales, Chisholm in Victoria. The tightness of the election has had the leaders on the hunt for every last vote, especially in the key marginal seats. So when it comes to the minor parties - be they La...

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  • Boston given 1-year ban on international amateurs
Boston given 1-year ban on international amateurs

Both outlets report Simon Muzziotti, Albert Guaimaro, Cesar Gonzalex and Antonio Pinero are all now free agents. A person familiar with the investigation said Friday the signing bonuses of those five were pooled with the bonuses of about 10 other players, and more than $300,000 was given to each of the five.

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  • He's back: Del Potro beats Wawrinka in 4 sets at Wimbledon
He's back: Del Potro beats Wawrinka in 4 sets at Wimbledon

Experience wrestled aside youth at Wimbledon on Friday when Venus Williams, at 36 the oldest woman in the draw, overcame rain interruptions and Russian teenager Daria Kasatkina 7-5 4-6 10-8 to reach the fourth round. The fourth set saw both players doing what they do best; serving big. Novak Djokovic is in trouble at Wimbledon , losing the first...

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  • Roy Hodgson reluctantly faces the music after England's loss to Iceland
Roy Hodgson reluctantly faces the music after England's loss to Iceland

But Southgate comes with baggage on the worldwide stage - as a player he missed the crucial spot kick against Germany when England last reached the semi-finals of a major tournament at Euro '96. Don't tell me these are not top players who can deliver for England in the future. "I'm sure that these players will get better and better". "And w...

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  • Play resumes on outside courts at Wimbledon
Play resumes on outside courts at Wimbledon

The match had been suspended by rain Wednesday at 5-2 in the second set. The defending champion, aiming for his third consecutive title, played well within himself and was rarely troubled during the second-round match. Djokovic , the best returner in the world, could barely get a racket on the Querrey serve, winning just one point in the first fo...

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  • Detroit Red Wings keep Helm, Marchenko
Detroit Red Wings keep Helm, Marchenko

Still, he has 119 goals and 230 assists in his career. The right-handed shot of Vanek spent the first nine seasons of his career with the Buffalo Sabres and recorded almost 500 points with them from 2006-13. There is a lot of chatter about Detroit making some trades to free up space on the forward core, and acquiring some players on defense. ...

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  • Free agent Loui Eriksson leaves the Bruins, signs with the Canucks
Free agent Loui Eriksson leaves the Bruins, signs with the Canucks

Eriksson came to the Bruins as part of the 2013 trade that sent Tyler Seguin to the Dallas Stars. Now, only Joe Morrow remains on the roster from the deal. There were rumors earlier in the week that Lucic and the Bruins were considering joining forces once again. Eriksson comes to the Canucks where he will more than likely skate alongside Henrik ...

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  • Chandler Parsons deserves max because he is 'really good at basketball'
Chandler Parsons deserves max because he is 'really good at basketball'

Signing Parsons is one of the biggest free agency moves the Grizzlies have ever made, and it instantly injects some much-needed energy and versatility into a lineup that appeared to have gotten a little old and stale previous year. Dallas is now working with $60 million in cap space. The team needs significant help with their big men though, now ...

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  • Pirates' Mercer leaves game with head and ear discomfort
Pirates' Mercer leaves game with head and ear discomfort

On a muggy night in Pittsburgh, the signs that Kershaw would not be that guy on this night were evident early. Justin Turner drove in all three Dodgers runs with a two-run homer and an RBI double against Pirates right-hander Chad Kuhl (1-0), who was making his major league debut, but it wasn't enough to support Kershaw in a rare uneven start by...

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  • Phelps, Lochte hog spotlight from Olympic qualifiers
Phelps, Lochte hog spotlight from Olympic qualifiers

Aside from the 200-meter butterfly, Phelps is said to swim the 100-meter butterfly, 200-meter individual medley, and the 100 and 200-meter freestyle. The 18-time Olympic gold medalist retired after London 2012, came back in 2014 but was kicked off the national team after he was arrested for a second time for driving under the influence of alc...

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  • Bucks Reach Agreement With Matthew Dellavedova
Bucks Reach Agreement With Matthew Dellavedova

Dellavedova was paid a relatively small $US1.2 million by the Cavaliers last season. The NBA champion Cavaliers have made a qualifying offer to popular backup point guard Matthew Dellavedova , making him a restricted free agent. During the Cavaliers' Championship Parade and Rally, Dellavedova was serenaded with chants of "Del-ly, Del-ly, Del-l...

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  • Our Voice: Ozarks sports benefit from Pat Summitt
Our Voice: Ozarks sports benefit from Pat Summitt

Being raised in a Tennessee-loving family pumped orange and white blood through my veins, and Saturdays weren't the same without watching the Vols play. Pluto says he was amazed how the women's games were drawing more fans than the men's. The impact she had, not just on the players and coaches who passed through her gym, but on the rest of th...

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  • Cleveland set to hold parade for NBA champion Cavaliers
Cleveland set to hold parade for NBA champion Cavaliers

As the final seconds of Cleveland's 93-89 victory at Golden State in Game 7 ticked off on the giant scoreboard inside Quicken Loans Arena, 18,000 fans, some of them strangers when the night began, cried, hugged, screamed and shared a moment many of them have spent a lifetime dreaming of.

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