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Curry to snub Trump White House visit

It's easier said than done, obviously, but that's the goal. "Because I knew he wanted it", Wanda Durant responded. The only player, David West , who has been outspoken in his disapproval of Trump, to speak on the matter has said that he'd "probably" decline the opportunity. Read More »

Curry and Durant want Warriors stay

The second National Basketball Association championship feels drastically different for Curry, because this one was a comeback from a heartbreaking missed opportunity a year ago against James and the Cavaliers when the Warriors knew they should have won it all but squandered a 3-1 lead. Read More »

America's Cup challenger races postponed due to high wind


Artemis Racing of Sweden clinched a spot in the America's Cup challenger finals by beating SoftBank Team Japan on Friday for the fourth straight time. On Tuesday, Emirates Team New Zealand capsized at the start of a semifinal race, throwing three crewmen into the water and causing significant damage. Read More »

Nadal Wins 10th French Open Title


Regardless of an epic four-and-a-half hour long semi-final against Andy Murray on Friday, Wawrinka played down the physical effects of such a long match. After holding his serve in the first game, Nadal broke Wawrinka's serve to love in the next. His Grand Slam title count now sits at 15, just three shy of current record holder Roger Federer . Read More »

Taylor Swift returns to Spotify the day of Katy Perry's "Witness" release

Of course, Taylor did end up partnering with Apple Music , exclusively hosting 1989 on the service. The timing is a little suspicious. Yeesh. It looks like the bad blood between these two isn't clearing up any time soon. In celebration of her album 1989 selling more than 10 million copies worldwide, the country-turned-pop superstar has decided to make her entire catalog available on all paid and free streaming services. Read More »

Amazon is buying Whole Foods

But Jana sure had good timing, and now they're poised to make about $300 million on a stake in Whole Foods ( wfm ) they had only disclosed in April, Reuters reports. In one example, Amazon says it could send you a text, push notification or email in response to what you're looking at online. Amazon is in the business of changing customer habits: once a shopper gets used to buying goods from Amazon , usually after joining its "Prime" free delivery programme, that shopper is likely to ... Read More »

Murray and Wawrinka sweep into French Open last 16

But while the popular Del Potro will be best remembered for helping injured opponent Nicolas Almagro in his previous match, the good news is that he's bolstering his game. That's been the case so far. But a month after that defeat, Del Potro got revenge in another epic as he beat Murray in five sets to help Argentina to Davis Cup victory over Great Britain in Glasgow. Read More »

Matt Murray remains Penguins starter for Game 5


The Nashville Predators took down the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 4 on Monday night by a final of 4-1, and the win simultaneously made the Stanley Cup Final series a 2-2 tie, and made the entire city of Nashville lose its mind. As the Western Conference's eighth seed and the National Hockey League playoff team with the fewest points during the regular season, the Predators were assured of no more than three home games in any series. Read More »

Steph Curry says he doesn't want to go to the White House

The other L.A. -based team would be the Clippers. For the third year in succession, the two teams met in the Finals, but after going 3-0 down this time around, Cleveland were only able to pull one game back before the Warriors secured the trophy in game five. Read More »

This Warriors Player Was The Drunkest At Team's NBA Finals After-Party

Green addressed the super team chatter while addressing the crowd just days after Cleveland's LeBron James - who played with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami - referenced that he had never played on a super team. Green wore a T-shirt that read, "Quickie", with the "Q" styled to mimic the logo on the Cavs' Quicken Loans Arena, which is referred to as The Q. Read More »

Cavaliers, Warriors deliver most-watched NBA Finals since 1998

Later, the two-time reigning MVP took off his new National Basketball Association champions hat and studied it briefly before pulling it on again, backward. Golden State went 40 years between titles after winning the crown in 1975. "I just try to do everything to help this team win and more ", James said. Read More »

Golden State Warriors reign king in NBA championship parade

Speaking on ESPN's First Take Lacob was asked if the thought had crossed his mind since the Warriors wrapped up the NBA Finals series against Cleveland. Curry just finished playing out the $44-million contract he signed in 2013. A year ago, these Warriors fell short after a record-setting season that included a 24-0 start and 73 victories at the end to break the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls' wins. Read More »

McGirt starts strong at US Open


He missed the 15-footer. The up-and-down round ended with the Englishman signing for one-under 71 and walking into the clubhouse level with Fowler , who had yet to start his round. Westwood's 69 was just the third time the former world number one has broken 70 in the first round of the US Open , with his lowest score of 67 coming past year. Read More »

Inspired by Fowler, Casey revels in fun round at Erin Hills


Open . And it doesn't stop there. "It was a huge battle out there for me and any flaw is more exposed at the majors". At times, it felt like a regular PGA Tour event. He was talking about the time since his last U.S. Open victory, at Congressional in 1997. Matsuyama played alongside first-round leader Rickie Fowler and Jon Rahm, ranked No. Read More »

Warriors celebrate National Basketball Association title with street parade

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant smiles during an NBA basketball news conference on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 , in Oakland, Calif. The play was liked more than 2.8 million times. "I'm confident we'll have him back". With a 129-120 victory, MVP Kevin Durant , Steph Curry and the rest of Steve Kerr and Mike Brown's crew took back what the OH team had taken away from them a year ago. Read More »

Si Woo Kim making move up leaderboard


It is Day's first missed cut at the US Open - where he has had two runner-ups among five top-10s from seven starts - and his first weekend off at a major since the 2012 US PGA Championship. He just missed an eagle at the par-5 seventh after a long putt rolled just wide of the cup. Fowler will tee off Friday in the afternoon session alongside Japan's Hideki Matsuyama and Spaniard Jon Rahm . Read More »

India, Pakistan to battle for ICC Champions Trophy 2017 crown

My best wishes will be with India and Pakistan both, but final, you can't predict. Sarfraz Ahmed's Pakistan side have risen from the canvas since their error-strewn opener, with three successive victories including the eight-wicket humbling of England that secured their passage to the final and demonstrated the potency of their bowling attack. Read More »

US Open: Erin Hills proves tame and tough


Brian Harman , Tommy Fleetwood of England and Brooks Koepka are all two shots off the lead on a day when birdies were there for the taking. He's tied for 29th place. It wasn't the only one. With a blind shot to the green, he went long into deeper hay, and his first hack at it moved the ball only a few feet. "One bad hole can put you in a bad position". Read More »

Fowler leads US Open at Erin Hills

The top three players in the world have never missed the cut in the same major dating to when the world ranking began in 1986. "You've got 156 of the best players in the world here, if we can't hit it within that avenue, you might as well pack your bags and go home ". Read More »

Missed fairways leave McIlroy in rough shape at US Open


He won the US Open with a record 16-under-par total in 2011, but missed the cut at Oakmont a year ago following rounds of 77 and 71. According to numbers compiled by, Day is one of only 4 players who made the cut in the tournament from 2012 to 2016. Read More »

Plenty of highs and lows at the Open

Only two other golfers have started an Open with such a dominance. "Hit it in the hay and contemplated going for it a little bit", said Hadwin. "It is always cool to be part of some sort of history in golf . Brian Harman , Brooks Koepka and Tommy Fleetwood - all looking for their first major titles - signed for 67. Garcia carded an eagle, three birdies and three bogeys in a roller coaster round. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy; India beat Bangladesh, set up title clash with Pakistan

India have won all three of their previous matches against Pakistan in the knockout stages of ICC tournaments but Azhar said there was no reason why his side would not be able to reverse the trend on Sunday. "I don't know there's much that we need to change as a team". "It ended up changing the whole game for us". It was a classic case of the master giving a lesson to an upstart apprentice as India thrashed Bangladesh by 9-wickets to book a place in the final of the ICC Champions ... Read More »

E. coli bacteria found in drinking water at US Open

Open ". With about two hours left in the second round, the cut was looking to be 1-over par, which would tie a US Open record. Tommy Fleetwood chips out of a bunker on the 8th green and finishes with a 5-under-par 67 during the opening round of the 2017 U.S. Read More »

Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows


Left behind was the biggest 36-hole logjam in 43 years at the U.S. Open. What raises immediate questions about Erin Hills is the number of players under par, even with so many top stars struggling. "I was teeing off and I looked up and saw it on fire, and I felt sick to my stomach", Jamie Lovemark said. After his excellent Masters (sixth) and his sterling 66 on Thursday, Casey did find a calamity Friday. Read More »

Hamilton win puts pressure on F1 drivers' leader

Hamilton's third win of the season, his sixth in Montreal and the 56th of his career, helped him reduce championship leader Sebastian Vettel's advantage to 12 points. Verstappen's pain was Hamilton's gain as it made his task all that much easier. "I was fairly busy the whole race, had a lot of things to do, from a racing point of view was great, I really enjoyed it, it wasn't boring at all, but yeah I think as I said, the pace was there, the auto deserved to finish higher up". Read More »

Blaney picks up first career NASCAR win at Pocono


The Wood Brothers won for the 99th time. The new interim driver of the No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford, Wallace admitted he was bummed and frustrated after being penalized for speeding three times throughout the 160-lap race. He was super-fast. "That was our only weakness". " Jimmie Johnson reached out pretty much as soon as we announced it", Wallace told . "Just couldn't charge any of the corners like I needed to with the stopping power that I had". Read More »

US Open 2017: Rory McIlroy, Jason Day to miss cut

Only a birdie at the last hole prevented the 29-year-old Day from equalling his worst score in golf's four big dances - a second-round 80 at the 2012 US PGA Championship. For most others, like Henrik Stenson , it was being careless off the tee and facing the rigorous test of recovering. "He said 'The blimp is not looking good.' I guess it was nose down". Read More »

Fowler beats up Erin Hills


And it doesn't stop there. "And I tend to play better on this type of golf course, so you enjoy what you play well on". Chasing his first major title, 28-year-old Fowler equalled the lowest opening score relative to par in US Open history, joining Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf, who both shot 7-under 63s at Baltusrol in 1980. Read More »

US Open leader Fowler delights in 'stress-free' opening round


He was, at that point, four shots from Rickie Fowler who had by then already finished his round but a superb approach to 7 feet at the 10th led to another birdie and he was just three from the lead. "But there's way too many holes out here where one bad shot could be a double bogey quickly". A statement from the Washington County Sheriff's Office said its initial investigation shows the blimp may have experienced mechanical problems before the crash. Read More »

'One of those days' as McIlroy finds trouble in Erin Hills rough


Justin Maynard, a sales manager for AirSign, said the company's operations team on the ground in Erin had no more definitive information on pilot's condition, other than the pilot was expected to be OK. Remarkably, given McIlroy's superior driving skills, nobody hit fewer fairways in the first round. Rickie Fowler never came seriously close to a bogey on his way to a 7-under 65, which matched the U.S. Read More »

Fowler leads US Open

He birdied three straight holes to move into second at 6 under, one shot back of co-leaders Rickie Fowler and Xander Schauffele. But Koepka was even better, carding four birdies on his bogey-free outward nine as both players settled in at nine-under with nine to play. Read More »

Complaining US Open golfer can play Erin Hills after all

World number five Jordan Spieth , the 2015 US Open victor at then rookie host Chambers Bay, shot 73 while defending champion Dustin Johnson carded a 75. Three players - Brian Harman , Tommy Fleetwood and Brooks Koepka - were in the clubhouse on five under, two back from Fowler. Sheriff's officials said the pilot was the only one on board. Read More »

Greens at Erin Hills starting to firm up

Casting aside his own advice, he made a decision to stay for another day at the U.S. Open . They were three shots clear of anyone else. Inspired by watching Rickie Fowler on TV tear up rain-softened Erin Hills in Thursday's morning wave, England's Paul Casey went out and fired an opening round six-under 66 to trail the American by one. Read More »

McIlroy, Day try to make up ground at US Open


It was sporadic storms earlier in the week that has softened the greens. "I couldn't possibly shoot any higher than I did", Johnson said. E coli bacteria can cause various forms of illness, most commonly sickness and diarrhoea, but the consequences can be even more severe. Read More »