Time for talking over as first Test looms
Bluff, counter-bluff, 'Warrenball' and suicidal schedules. The time for talking is almost over as the All Blacks host the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park on Saturday.
South Africa fight back to stun England
South Africa produced an impressive bowling performance in the closing overs to beat England by three runs at Taunton and send the T20 series to a decider.
The world without Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi is the football version of Gaudi's cathedral, and unlike Barcelona's other monuments, we won't get the chance to visit the iconic No. 10 -- who turns 30 in June -- for much longer.
If The Ox can't find a position, he can go
If Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is to remain at Arsenal, he must nail down a position under Arsene Wenger and stick to it.
Sales pitch: Why Mbappe suits your club
Monaco sensation Kylian Mbappe is the most sought after man in world football. Each club linked with him makes their sales pitch to the 18-year-old.
Bravo to fight for City No. 1 spot - sources
10 years after NFL Europe's demise, alumni remember league fondly
Even 10 years after it ceased operations, the NFL Europe still brings a smile to the faces of those who experienced it. Kurt Warner, Brad Johnson, Jake Delhomme and others share their stories from the dearly departed developmental league.
FIA confirms grid penalties for McLarens
Both McLarens have been issued with a 15-place grid penalty at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix after new turbochargers and MGU-H components were fitted to the cars of Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne on Friday.
Timberlake gig prompts US GP reshuffle
Formula One's new owners have taken the unprecedented step of changing the sport's schedule to accommodate a Justin Timberlake concert at October's United States Grand Prix.
Haas to use spotters in Baku qualifying
Haas is hoping to solve the issues it has faced with traffic in qualifying by introducing IndyCar-style spotters [link to Maurice blog] at this weekend's Azerbaijan Grand Prix.
Fultz heads to Philly as Sixers take PG at No. 1
After acquiring the No. 1 pick from the Celtics earlier this week, the 76ers made Markelle Fultz their selection Thursday night. "It's truly a blessing," he said.
76ers take Fultz at No. 1.
The Philadelphia 76ers draft Markelle Fultz with the first overall pick.
Lakers draft Ball at No. 2.
The Lakers select Lonzo Ball with the second pick in the NBA draft.
The Sweeper: Pogba's nutmeg marathon.
Paul Pogba displays his nutmeg skills, a bull crashes an amateur match in Bulgaria and plenty more in the Sweeper.
Illini make offer to 10-year-old, trainer says
Ten-year-old youth football star Bunchie Young has fielded a scholarship offer from Illinois, Young's trainer says.
Classic Wimbledon meltdowns.
In honor of the 36th anniversary of John McEnroe's outburst at Wimbledon, we take a look at other tennis stars who lost their cool while competing at the All England Club.
Federer form continues in Halle
Roger Federer remains on course for a ninth title at the Gerry Weber Open in Halle after defeating Florian Mayer in the quarterfinals.
Kvitova makes last four in Birmingham
Petra Kvitova secured the best win of her comeback so far, beating Kristina Mladenovic to reach the semifinals of the Aegon Classic in Birmingham.
Murray confirms pair of exhibition matches
Andy Murray is to warm up for Wimbledon with two exhibition matches at the Aspall Tennis Classic at Hurlingham next week.
CA offers concessions, sends contract offers
Australia's players have been offered key concessions in their pay dispute with Cricket Australia, as the Australian Cricketers Association renewed its call for independent mediation to find a way forward only a week before the expiry of the current MOU
Warren Deutrom: An amazing day for Irish cricket
Ireland CEO Warren Deutrom and Ross McCollum spoke after the ICC's decision to expand the number of teams with Full-Member status.
How Australia's women got here
A World Cup is a celebration of how far the women's game has come, yet it should not be forgotten that many advancements were a long time coming
Butler goes to Wolves in draft-night megadeal
Chicago has traded All-Star Jimmy Butler and the No. 16 pick to Minnesota in exchange for guards Kris Dunn and Zach LaVine and the No. 7 pick. Arizona's Lauri Markkanen was drafted at No. 7, while Creighton center Justin Patton went 16th.
Lakers' Walton shrugs off LaVar's playoff boast
Lakers coach Luke Walton isn't too concerned with LaVar Ball's draft-night claim that son Lonzo will lead the team back to the playoffs next season, but Walton said there will be additional pressure on the incoming rookie.
Pacers prez: George's remarks 'a gut punch'
Paul George's declaration that he didn't see a long-term future for himself in Indiana "couldn't have come at a worse time," Pacers president Kevin Pritchard says.
What every NFL starting QB makes now
Now that Derek Carr has signed a big-money extension to stay with the Oakland Raiders, let's take a look at how the salaries of every starting quarterback stack up.
Matthew Stafford in line to become NFL's richest man
Derek Carr's big deal gives Matthew Stafford and the Lions a jumping-off point that could lead to him signing the richest contract in the league.
Derek Carr makes as much as Jets' highest-paid skill players -- 17 of them
The Raiders' ascent is possible for the Jets, but for now there's the fact that Oakland's Derek Carr makes more per season than a bunch of Jets in sum.
'Every cricketer dreams to be in a World Cup' - Gardner.
Australia allrounder Ashleigh Gardner talks about her maiden World Cup appearance and the team's preparations ahead of their warm-up match against South Africa at Oakham
'More and more girls are hitting the ball hard from ball one'
Bigger shots, bigger scores, faster innings, faster bodies, more diving, more catching - today's women's cricketers tell us how the game has evolved
Cricketer Ashleigh Gardner is about to do what no one else has ever done
When play starts at the ICC Women's World Cup (June 24 to July 23), Australian Ashleigh Gardner will represent more than just her country -- and she'll be making history while she's at it.
Garcia and Stenson shine at BMW International
Major champions Sergio Garcia and Henrik Stenson will head into the weekend just a shot off the lead at the BMW International Open in Munich.
Kaymer: Woods is the Ali of golf.
Martin Kaymer has hailed the impact Tiger Woods has had on golf, comparing it to what Muhammad Ali did for boxing.
Spieth manages his way into lead, eyes second win of '17
Even though he didn't play his best golf in Round 2, Jordan Spieth sits in perfect position to earn "only" his second win of the season heading into the weekend at the Travelers Championship.
Judge mashes 25th homer of season.
With a home run in the Yankees' 70th game, Aaron Judge is the fastest Yankee with 25 home runs since Alex Rodriguez in 2007 (63 games).
Report: Jeter short of money to buy Marlins
Derek Jeter told Major League Baseball on Thursday he doesn't yet have the necessary money to buy the Miami Marlins and is still seeking help from other investors, a person familiar with the negotiations said.
Real or not? Orioles should trade Manny Machado, Brewers have an ace
It might be time for the struggling O's to start anew by dealing their young star, while Chase Anderson could be the No. 1 starter the Brewers need.
Full coverage: 2017 NHL draft
The NHL world descends upon Chicago for the weekend of June 23 and 24 for the 2017 draft. Get all you need to know in one place.
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