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Cespedes available to pinch-hit, returning to lineup Monday

NY starters are 19-19 and rank 23rd in the major leagues with a 4.73 ERA. Lugo made 17 appearances, eight of them starts, for the Mets in 2016. He went 2 for 5, including his seventh home run of the season. Harvey went just five innings, allowing four hits with two walks and three strikeouts. In the final year of his contract, Garcia continues to build his trade value with a strong stretch of starts, giving up only four earned runs in his past 29 1/3 innings. Read More »

Wawrinka oldest French Open semi-finalist in 32 years

Murray is not the only one to voice his concern at the application of the rule, which in this instance he described as "strange", with Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic both speaking out about it in recent weeks. Verdasco knocked out German ninth seed Alexander Zverev in the first round and looked like he would claim another top-10 scalp when he raced through the opening set. Read More »

Berger wins at St. Jude Classic for second straight year

He almost made it, but a long putt on No. 17 stopped just short of the birdie he needed to pull even with Berger. At Atzenbrugg, Austria, Dylan Frittelli shot a 5-under-par 67 to win the Lyoness Open for his first European Tour title. Kevin Sutherland, who shared the first round lead with Day and Langer, the tour's money leader, was at 9-under. Jobe, who has never won on the senior tour, had a double-bogey on the par-3 ninth hole before rallying with six consecutive birdies. Read More »

Slater, Thurston return, Maroons make 7 changes for Origin 2

Forwards Nate Miles, a veteran of 32 Origin matches, Jacob Lillyman , Sam Thaiday and Aidan Guerra were dropped for the second game in Sydney on June 21. Star five-eighth Thurston will return to the No. 6 jumper, while Cowboys teammates Gavin Cooper and Coen Hess are also in line for inclusion after the Maroons pack was manhandled in game one. Read More »

Raiders QB Derek Carr lands another win - this one off the field

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The amusing thing about that becoming a reality is neither the Oakland Raiders or Carr and his agent appear to be anxious that a deal won't get done. A long-term deal between Cousins and Washington would have to be worked out by the July 15 deadline for signing tendered players. Carr and the Oakland Raiders are negotiating a potential new contract for the QB. Read More »

Stanley Cup: Sidney Crosby punches PK Subban's face into ice

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NASHVILLE - Sidney Crosby had three assists. "It's already at a high level but when you get that extra level, everyone is going to be at 100 percent". Backup Juuse Saros didn't fare much better, giving up three goals in relief. It took all of 91 seconds for Pittsburgh to get its swagger back. "And all of a sudden look at Crosby with a left-handed throw and about 40 seconds later it's a 5-0 game". Read More »

Louisville holds off Xavier 8-7 to win regional championship

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The game began as a pitcher's duel with both teams only registering one hit a piece through five innings. Mahan also singled in the first run as the top-seeded Wildcats (41-21) collected 18 hits to advance to Sunday night's regional final against third-seeded North Carolina State. Read More »

Ray deals, Goldschmidt slams, Diamondbacks rout Brewers 11-1

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Godley, who has started seven times since Shelby Miller's season-ending elbow injury , began the season in Triple-A Reno and has been sent back twice as the Diamondbacks shuffled their roster. Ray is 1-1 with a 3.55 ERA and 20 strikeouts in his career against the Brewers . "When you have tough conversations due to their success , you know you've got a good organization, and that's what we have here", Lovullo said. Read More »

Imperious Nadal chasing French Open decima

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The second-seeded Djokovic, who is being coached by Andre Agassi at the tournament, won 6-3, 6-4, 6-2. Rafael Nadal is bidding to become the first player in the Open era to win 10 titles at any Grand Slam event, with a spectacular return to form in 2017, once more marking the Spaniard as this year's Roland Garros favourite. Read More »

Addison Russell Denies Domestic Abuse Allegations; Cubs Release Statement

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In a post on Instagram , Russell's wife, Melisa , accused her husband of cheating and implied that the couple was breaking up. Russell's wife, Melisa , had her own Instagram post that has since been deleted. "Last night, we were made aware of a serious claim posted on social media about Addison Russell ", the statement reads. But he has struggled this year. Read More »

Rafael Nadal dominates in winning record 10th French Open

Toni Nadal is planning to step down as his nephew's head coach at the end of the season. Be it his knees, wrist or appendicitis, Nadal has always managed to recover and rediscover some of his finest tennis despite having doubts. Wawrinka broke his racket after being bested in a mesmerising rally by the ferocious Nadal and his new equipment did not serve him any better as a wayward return gave away the second set. Read More »

Scooter Gennett Makes Cincinnati Reds History Tuesday

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Louis Cardinals , Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Cincinnati . On Tuesday evening, Scooter Gennett of the Cincinnati Reds did two things he had never before done in 502 previous Major League games: First , the 5-foot-10-inch utility infielder played left field. Read More »

India thrash South Africa to reach ICC Champions Trophy semis

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Shikhar Dhawan (78 from 83 balls) and Virat Kohli (unbeaten 76) powered the chase after the Men in Blue held the Proteas to just 191 all-out in the first innings. He made it to his crease a fraction before Miller, who was sent back to the dressing room. South Africa's ignominy was completed as India went about a routine run-chase in an attacking fashion which was in stark contrast to their own. Read More »

LeBron James perfectly shuts down questions about whether he's exhausted

You can read the full piece regarding LeBron James' potential to head west right here. In the almost 30 minute chat, James, Green, 2 Chainz, and others debate music, culture, and sports. I'm averaging a triple-double in the Finals, I'm pretty good". It's more of a bigger picture. That means opponents are going to need to get significantly better in order to compete with them for the next two titles. Read More »

Sam Warburton fit to lead British and Irish Lions against Highlanders

British and Irish Lions team to face the Highlanders on Tuesday: J Payne (Ireland), J Nowell, J Joseph (both England), R Henshaw (Ireland), T Seymour (Scotland), D Biggar, R Webb (both Wales), J Marler (England), R Best (Ireland), K Sinckler, C Lawes (both England), I Henderson (Ireland), J Haskell (England), S Warburton (Wales, capt), CJ Stander (Ireland). Read More »

Pole et record pour Hamilton au GP du Canada

Sans surprise, Flèches d'Argent et Rouges se partagent les deux premières lignes car Valtteri Bottas a devancé de 85 millièmes de seconde son compatriote Kimi Räikkönen pour la troisième place, mais à distance de Lewis Hamilton et Sebastian Vettel . Read More »

Press gives US women 1-0 victory in Norway

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Two wins against two solid European squads on the road is not an accomplishment to be scoffed at, however, the team and fans know the USWNT is a lot more risky than what they've recently displayed. After Press' goal, the USWNT did not get another shot on target. Chicago Red Stars striker and national team stalwart Christen Press scored her 42nd global goal with the game's lone tally in the 60th minute. Read More »

Ex-NBA player Sebastian Telfair arrested on gun charges

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Sebastian Telfair , who used to play for the Thunder, was pulled over early Sunday morning in Brooklyn, after he began to drive with his headlights off. The NBA suspended him for three games after his guilty plea. Telfair, a Brooklyn a native, was one of the most sought-after players in the country during his days at Lincoln High School. Read More »

Draymond Green Says Clevelanders 'Don't Seem To Be The Sharpest People Around'

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With any luck, Green and the Warriors will avoid having to return to Cleveland with a win in Game 5 on Monday. Needless to say, Green was not afraid to call out the referees and overall game officiating that got out of hand. It has to be even more frustrating to be almost ejected without even knowing about it. And after the game, he took a swipe at everyone in Believeland. Read More »

England beat Venezuela to become FIFA U-20 World Cup champions

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Venezuela goalkeeper Wuilker Farinez saved at Everton player Calvert-Lewin's feet shortly after the goal and Josh Onomah rattled the bar with a terrific second-half effort. Tottenham's Josh Onomah nearly scored an outrageous second for Paul Simpson's side, but his 30-yard strike cannoned off the underside of the crossbar. Read More »

Man United in talks with Real Madrid over Bale move

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Madrid completed a sublime double, having won La Liga for the first time since 2012, and the Spanish giants ensured they marked the occasion with joyous scenes raging from Cardiff to the Spanish capital on Saturday night. "'Cristiano Ballon d'Or", the Portuguese sang along with the fans as he was lifted into the air by his teammates. "I prepared for this, and we knew that the big trophies are won right at the end". Read More »