Saturday May 27-th, 2017

Lucroy, Beltran, Bruce key names dealt in trade deadline

All but three Major League Baseball teams - the Tigers, Phillies and Rockies - got in on the action ahead of the non-waiver deadline. Josh Reddick will play out most of his remaining contract at Dodger Stadium after being sent as part of the Hill...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: My personal message to the Manchester United fans

Pogba moved to Juventus in an £800,000 deal from the 13-time Premier League winners in 2012 after failing to secure regular first-team football under Sir Alex Ferguson. Mourinho has spoken of his concern at United's readiness for the new season due t...

2nd Test: England thrash Pakistan by 330 runs, level series 1-1

Pakistan was always catching up once Joe Root's double century spurred England to declare at a massive 589-8 in the first innings. Pakistan , who resumed on 57 for four, saw their first-innings collapse continue in Sunday's morning session as t...

Former Shocker Ron Baker signs with NY Former Shocker Ron Baker signs with NY

Baker struggled to begin the Summer League with the Knicks , as he was forced into more of a ball-handling role than anticipated because of injuries. Despite getting an offer to training camp, there is no guarantee that he will be on the final 15-ma...

Obama: No one's given more than Gold Star families

This year seems slated to become another reckoning for Muslim Americans, as another wave in political and media interest in Islam is prompting Muslims, who flew the American flag over their mosques and reached out to local churches after 9/11, to won...

Mets acquire NL RBIs leader Jay Bruce from Reds Mets acquire NL RBIs leader Jay Bruce from Reds

Multiple reports have the Mets and Reds making a deal to send Bruce to NY for three minor-leaguers, headlined by outfielder Brandon Nimmo . If the Mets can't bring back Cespedes, Bruce would give them a legitimate middle of the order bat next season...

Brewers catcher Lucroy blocks trade to Indians Brewers catcher Lucroy blocks trade to Indians

Since he vetoed the trade, the Mets re-engaged in talks with the Milwaukee Brewers about Lucroy , but according to Jon Heyman , they are now out of the trade talks. If that's going to happen or not, I don't know. I think it's probably hard for [Ald...

Manchester Derby in Beijing called off

The game was scheduled to go down in the Birds Nest stadium in Beijing on Monday, but according to both clubs, the organisers of the International Champions Cup and the teams involved made a decision to call it off. Jose Mourinho had to conduct an u...

Moreland's game-ending HR gives Rangers 2-1 win over Royals

Moreland homered while Nomar Mazara also went deep against the Royals , who have allowed an American League high 141 home runs this season. Kansas City has now dropped eight of its last nine games. "Keep grinding away. You can't tell them to go o...

Mets likely out of running for Lucroy, 'still in mix' for Bruce Mets likely out of running for Lucroy, 'still in mix' for Bruce

Bruce his hitting.265 with 80 RBIs and 25 home runs on the season, but nothing to play for. Should the deal be completed, former Mets first-round pick Brandon Nimmo is said to be heading to Cincinnati . He hit.220 in 18 games that year with NY. H...

Liverpool v Roma Betting: Reds defence should stand firm again Liverpool v Roma Betting: Reds defence should stand firm again

New Liverpool signing Georginio Wijnaldum is confident he can score at least 10 goals for his new club this season. "If you are a fan of another club it's okay too, but if you want to be a fan of the club, then it's Liverpool ". After a meek 1-0...

Manchester derby in China cancelled due to poor pitch and weather conditions

The ICC said in a statement that the game had been "cancelled due to the extreme weather events in Beijing over a multiple-day period ... in the interest of player safety". City head on to Guangdong for their next tour match, against Borussia Dortmun...

Wijnaldum: Talking With Klopp Convinced Me To Join Liverpool Wijnaldum: Talking With Klopp Convinced Me To Join Liverpool

Despite the pull of the club itself, he insisted that "there had to be a match" and hailed the lure of "a great trainer" like Klopp being in charge and said "it gives you more confidence to come to a club like this". "When I talked to him I could t...

National Basketball Association moves 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte over HB2 bill

Pat McCrory invoked a vulgar term for animal excrement as he reacted in disgust to the NBA's decision to yank next year's All-Star Game out of the Pine Tar State. The law passed by the North Carolina legislature not only prevents municipalities from ...

Russia says final decision on Olympic ban expected Sunday

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday that Russian Federation was not considering a boycott of the Olympics, which start on 5 August. The Russian Olympic Committee said it meant to take 387 sportsmen and women to Rio , including 68 track-...

Jon Jones, his mask, and the UFC 200 fiasco

Silva was the top-ranked pound-for-pound fighter in the UFC for years until Chris Weidman upset him at the headlining bout of International Fight Week 2012. Silva has not trained seriously for a fight in the two months since he had his gallbladder r...

Brett Gardner: Gardner hits sixth home run against Red Sox

When the Boston Red Sox drew up their initial pitching plans for after the All-Star break, they slotted in Clay Buchholz to make a start at some point next week at Fenway Park. On the second pitch of the at-bat, Rodriguez hit a weak grounder to the l...

JB Holmes hits embarrassing 7-yard shot at WGC-Bridgestone JB Holmes hits embarrassing 7-yard shot at WGC-Bridgestone

Johnson made six birdies in his round of 4-under 66 and wound up winning by one shot over Scott Piercy , who made birdie on the final hole for a 70. The best shot, the only good shot I hit all day ". "I feel like my game is where it has been all y...

Froome reflects on 'strange' Tour day following Nice attack Froome reflects on 'strange' Tour day following Nice attack

Yates had expected to lose time on this stage and duly gave up nearly two minutes to Froome, at least better than the four minutes he predicted. "Today, we want to pay homage to the victims with dignity", tour director Christian Prudhomme said.

Four injured in axe attack on German train from Hong Kong

Five people were injured in the violent outburst before the attacker was shot dead by police. The teenager "committed these acts alone". Blood stains and a rescue blanket are seen through the windows of a train in Wuerzburg, southern Germany , Monda...

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