Thursday July 27-th, 2017

Skateboarders clash with police during informal San Francisco competition Skateboarders clash with police during informal San Francisco competition

While SF Gate was told by Police Officer Robert Rueca that "the cop and the skater actually just collided", video evidence shows that there is room to debate that claim. Officials say hundreds of people were watching a group of skateboarders when t...

Wayne Rooney scores long-range golazo on second Everton debut Wayne Rooney scores long-range golazo on second Everton debut

Rooney says he would have called time on his England career if he had taken up the opportunity of a move to the Chinese Super League. The Portuguese manager had sold him for £28m to Everton in 2014 during his second spell in charge of Chelsea.

Chris Froome loses Tour de France lead in Stage 12 Chris Froome loses Tour de France lead in Stage 12

They are proud and they will focus on getting the lead back. "We won't be holding anything back on a stage like (Thursday's) but at the back of our minds we will be thinking about the following day", Froome said. "Despite their injuries, my team-ma...

Venus crushes Konta for 9th Wimbledon final appearance Venus crushes Konta for 9th Wimbledon final appearance

The 37-year-old was demonstrating a sublime display of power-hitting and clinically broke her opponent's resistance in the fourth game of the second set before a solid hold of serve enabled her to inch closer . I was not really that relaxed like I w...

Mithali Raj becomes the highest run scorer in women's one-day internationals Mithali Raj becomes the highest run scorer in women's one-day internationals

In 1999, a young girl walked down to the crease at Milton Keynes only to score a hundred in her debut match against Ireland. Australian Team Members: Rachael Haynes, Megan Schutt, Elyse Villani, Alex Blackwell, Alyssa Healy (wk), Meg Lanning (c...

José Quintana acquired from White Sox in crosstown blockbuster

Quintana spent part of six seasons with the White Sox, going 50-54 with a 3.51 ERA and pitching over 200 innings in four of those years. He is signed through 2018 with club options for 2019 and 2020. Cubs president Theo Epstein was determined to find...

Brewers trade Cooper to Yankees for reliever Webb Brewers trade Cooper to Yankees for reliever Webb

He'll report to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in the meantime. Originally drafted by NY in the 10th round in 2013 out of South Carolina, Webb - who will turn 27 years old next week - was selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the Rule 5 draft last ...

Hugh Freeze, Ole Miss can't go through this charade again in 2018 Hugh Freeze, Ole Miss can't go through this charade again in 2018

Freeze said after that a 2,755-word filibuster of an opening statement that became social media cannon fodder one day after former Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt filed a civil lawsuit against the University of MS and the Ole Miss Athletic Foundatio...

The Lakers Score Big With Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Signing The Lakers Score Big With Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Signing

Well, we can all say that nearly nothing has gone according to plan for the Detroit Pistons when it comes to Kentavious Caldwell-Pope in free agency . Caldwell-Pope is a good signing for the Lakers , who look to build around their young core. It'...

Venus draws on spirit of Serena in Wimbledon quest

It has been quite a few weeks for the 37-year-old, who faces Johanna Konta in her ninth Wimbledon semi-final. Ostapenko said she deserved better than to be allocated Court 12 for her clash with Elina Svitolina, a nd Williams agreed with a suggest...

Silverstone Pulls the Plug on British Grand Prix in Row Over Money

The BRDC announced at Silverstone on Tuesday - three days before practice for this year's British GP begins - that its contract with F1 was no longer financially viable and it wanted to exercise its right to stop the deal after the 2019 event.

Wimbledon Championships 2017: Muller ousts Nadal Wimbledon Championships 2017: Muller ousts Nadal

The 34-year-old Muller is not exactly a giant-killer: He had lost 22 consecutive matches against players in the top five. He thumped his head on a ceiling while limbering up in a corridor before the start of play, appeared to turn his ankle sligh...

Theresa May 'dismayed' as Donald Trump withdraws from climate change agreement Theresa May 'dismayed' as Donald Trump withdraws from climate change agreement

The G20 Summit ended in Hamburg with affirmation to pursue the Paris climate accord by leaders of the world's strongest economies, minus President Trump. Trump has advocated more protectionist measures. "The United States is now in the process of...

Ahmedabad declared world heritage city by UNESCO Ahmedabad declared world heritage city by UNESCO

When was the decision in this regard taken? Of the 287 World Heritage Cities across the globe, only two were hitherto from the Indian subcontinent were declared heritage city Bhaktpur in Nepal and Galle in Sri Lanka. Delhi, Mumbai were also fighting...

Actor Shia LaBeouf arrested in Georgia for public drunkenness Actor Shia LaBeouf arrested in Georgia for public drunkenness

After he was told to leave the area, he refused and became "aggressive" with the officer. The actor, who has faced repeated and embarrassing legal drama, often related to public intoxication , has recently been filming his upcoming flick The Peanut...

G20: Trump urges Mexico to finance wall G20: Trump urges Mexico to finance wall

Disputes over immigration, Trump's border wall - which Mexico has repeatedly said it would not pay for - and his claim that free trade with Mexico costs jobs in the United States, have strained relations between the two neighbours. Trump's administra...

Schweinsteiger, Giovinco and Villa headline MLS All-Star Fan XI versus Real Madrid Schweinsteiger, Giovinco and Villa headline MLS All-Star Fan XI versus Real Madrid

Jeff Carlisle covers MLS and the USA national team for ESPN FC. The former Germany worldwide is now battling a hip injury and missed the Fire's last game in Portland, but hopes to return soon. Ex-Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard of the Chicago Rap...

"Frustrated" Rory McIlroy misses cut at Irish Open

The two first round leaders Hebert and Im, as well as the second-placed Rahm, all carded five under rounds of 67 over the Portstewart Golf Club on the northern coast of Northern Ireland to move to 13 under and 12 under respectively with Fox, Olive...

India eye semis spot with victory over South Africa India eye semis spot with victory over South Africa

In this series India has played about four matches and won in all the four matches and positioned second in the table. India , looking to continue its unbeaten run in the tournament, quickly saw any real chance of a chase diminish as Smriti Mand...

Tip Uber Driver On App Starting Today Tip Uber Driver On App Starting Today

The function is already available stateside in most cities where Uber operates. It will be available across the country by the end of July. The latest phase of the rollout now brings the feature to apps in 121 cities. The guidelines aim to provide gu...

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