• Kvitova sends Wimbledon warning with Birmingham title
Kvitova sends Wimbledon warning with Birmingham title

The Czech only returned at the French Open after sustaining serious injuries to her left hand last December when an intruder broke into her apartment and attacked her with a knife. "Obviously it's a big challenge for me tomorrow". "I didn't feel nervous, but maybe my body was a bit exhausted". "I like big matches, and I've missed it over the last...

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  • Lampard: Tying down Conte would be Chelsea's most important signing of summer
Lampard: Tying down Conte would be Chelsea's most important signing of summer

The Chelsea striker revealed on June 8 that he had received a message from manager Antonio Conte telling him he was not in his plans at Stamford Bridge for next season. During those conversations the 47-year-old has emphasised the need for a larger squad to cope with the demands of the Champions League, and also made it clear that he intends to...

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  • Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna feeling 'weird,' mentally off
Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna feeling 'weird,' mentally off

And that is why he was unavailable to pitch Friday. He gave up six hits and two earned runs, walking two and striking out four. The Kansas City Royals did it again on Friday night. Toronto opened a 2-0 lead in the fourth when Troy Tulowitzki hit an RBI double and scored on a wild pitch. Yuck. Vargas on the other hand has been money against team...

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  • SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation
SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation

Chang made the remark as he arrived in the Gimpo International Airport on Friday along with other members of the North Korean delegation to the World Taekwondo Championships to open in Muju in North Jeolla Province on Saturday. He said he would discuss co-hosting at the Masikryong ski resort with Jang Woong, North Korea's delegate to the IOC. Moo...

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  • Lakers select Lonzo Ball with No. 2 pick in NBA Draft
Lakers select Lonzo Ball with No. 2 pick in NBA Draft

The pick hardly came as a surprise as the local kid from Chino Hills had been projected to go no. 2 even before the Lakers landed the second pick in the NBA Draft Lottery. The L.A. native Ball gets his wish as he will continue to play in his hometown for the Lakers. Ball raised his family in the Los Angeles suburbs. He led the nation with 7.7 a...

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  • Lonzo Ball's draft stock stays strong with Lakers watching
Lonzo Ball's draft stock stays strong with Lakers watching

The Lakers have been linked with Ball for some time, and his outspoken father, LaVar Ball, had made it known he wants his son to wear the Purple and Gold. With Paul George having reportedly informed the Indiana Pacers that he will not re-sign with the team , it makes sense for the Lakers to take a guard like Ball in this year's draft.

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  • Newtown parent won't view NBC interview of Alex Jones
Newtown parent won't view NBC interview of Alex Jones

Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly rated a 0.9 last week. And that had been a steep slide from the 6.1 million who tuned in for her NBC premiere, when she had interviewed Russian ruler Vladimir Putin . Shortly before the interview, which was aired on Father's Day, Jones released a video in which he offered condolences to families who had lost childr...

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  • Cavaliers and Timberwolves looking to acquire Jimmy Butler
Cavaliers and Timberwolves looking to acquire Jimmy Butler

At that time, the Celtics refused to offer their first-round pick from the Nets - the one that, via the May draft lottery, became this No. 1 pick about to be traded to the 76ers - without protections on it. But what, now that the Celtics have picked up what could be the 12th pick in the 2019 draft in order to move down two spots, they should sudd...

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  • Expansion draft is a gamble for the other 30 NHL teams
Expansion draft is a gamble for the other 30 NHL teams

At 5 p.m. Saturday, teams must submit their protected lists to the league - either seven forwards , three defencemen and one goalie or eight combined skaters and one goalie , which will be made public at 10 a.m. The Wild have too many defensemen , so Jonas Brodins name has been bandied about in trade rumors, and the Ottawa Senators will ...

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  • The McGregor-Mayweather 'mega-fight' won't be a fight at all
The McGregor-Mayweather 'mega-fight' won't be a fight at all

After being confirmed by both parties involved in the match on Wednesday, the announcement flooded social media with buzz about the long-anticipated bout that has stemmed from trash-talking over the past several years. Unbeaten Chorley super-lightweight Jack Catterall got the unlikely call to spar with Mayweather at the American's gym in Las Vegas ...

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  • Reds draft high school star Hunter Greene 2nd overall in MLB Draft
Reds draft high school star Hunter Greene 2nd overall in MLB Draft

The Pirates selected Steven Jennings, a right-handed pitcher from DeKalb County High School in Tennessee, in the second round, with the 42nd overall pick in the draft. He has a very good internal clock that helps him slow down the game, and he gets rid of the ball quickly, but many feel his arm, average at best, isn't enough to stay on the left sid...

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  • Yachting: New Zealand dispatch Britain to reach America's Cup challenger final
Yachting: New Zealand dispatch Britain to reach America's Cup challenger final

And at the end of it all a terrifying "pitchpole" for New Zealand which left their boat badly damaged, their young helmsman Peter Burling under enormous pressure, and Ainslie's British team with a lifeline". Team Japan won the first race by 23 seconds and Artemis the second race by 29 seconds. Artemis and Team New Zealand will race three times ...

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  • All Blacks name 3 Barrett brothers for Samoa test
All Blacks name 3 Barrett brothers for Samoa test

O'Mahony is now happily ensconced in the Lions set-up and his first start against the Crusaders last weekend couldn't have gone much better as he stole a lineout, offered nice handling skills and thundered into contact when required. Lima Sopoaga and Waisake Naholo were released to play for the Highlanders in their narrow 23-22 win over the Lion...

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  • How to make $80000 per month on the Apple App Store
How to make $80000 per month on the Apple App Store

Lin outlined ways Apple can protect consumers from these duplicitous apps, including refunding its users and reviewing apps more strictly. No wonder it's ranked #8 on Apple's charts of top grossing utility apps. This means developers can add tipping features without worrying about getting kicked out of the app store, as long as they are willing...

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  • Real Madrid wins the Champions League as Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice
Real Madrid wins the Champions League as Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice

Ronaldo scored twice in the final, as Real became the first team to win back-to-back titles in the Champions League era. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received. Meanwhile, Real Madrid President, Florentino Perez, has declared that Zinedine Zidane can be their coach for life. For Ronaldo it was a...

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  • What to make of Josh Jackson canceling pre-draft workout with Boston
What to make of Josh Jackson canceling pre-draft workout with Boston

Dennis Smith Jr. impressed the LA Lakers during his workout, according to Mark Medina of the L.A. Daily News. Markelle Fultz is the heavy favorite to be taken by the Celtics at No. 5. That rarely has been an issue with Fox, who is considered the best defender in this year's draft class. Though Fox did not have the opportunity to fully sho...

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  • Draymond Green calls Cavaliers fans 'just rude' after mother's altercation
Draymond Green calls Cavaliers fans 'just rude' after mother's altercation

Virtually everyone watching the game - including ABC's announcers and the scorers at Quicken Loans Arena - thought the technical was Green's second of the game, which would have resulted in an automatic ejection. The box was changed after the third quarter to indicate Kerr had received the first technical. "I really don't pay that much attention ...

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  • Champions Trophy: Kiwis, Bangladesh face off in must-win encounter
Champions Trophy: Kiwis, Bangladesh face off in must-win encounter

Taylor hit an unhurried 63 off 82 balls, including six fours, before his mistimed ramp shot cost him at 201-4 in the 39th over. 268 for 5 in 47.2 overs ( Shakib Al Hasan 114, Mahmudullah 102 not out; Tim Southee 3/45). "They have players like Martin Guptill who can change the game". The start of play in the Welsh capital was put back an h...

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  • Patriots, Julian Edelman Agree on Multi-Year Contract Extension
Patriots, Julian Edelman Agree on Multi-Year Contract Extension

Edelman has been among the league's leading receivers over the last few years, including 98 catches for 1,106 yards last season. Some may say Edelman should have waited to hit free agency or demanded more money because he's likely worth more, but the reality is because he's 31 years old he was better off taking a contract extension now.

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  • Karolina Pliskova ends French presence to reach Roland Garros last four
Karolina Pliskova ends French presence to reach Roland Garros last four

Venus Williams was the last of the past major title winners in the draw, and she lost in the fourth round to 30th-seeded Timea Bacsinszky 5-7 6-2 6-1 on Sunday. No. 2 Karolina Pliskova vs. Asked how she managed not to let the frustration take over, she said smiling: "You want me to cry, no?". "You've got to think that Halep's kind of the fa...

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