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Joey Logano 3rd at Michigan, hopes he's 'out of the funk'

We stopped the bleeding today. "Staying in qualifying trim all day just seems to suit us - we stay focused on one thing and we can get it right and tomorrow we'll switch over and do race stuff, so looking forward to it. Jones, a native of Byron, Michigan , a small town about 70 miles north of the speedway, had a career-best finish of third place at Pocono last Sunday. Read More »

NHL EXPANSION DRAFT Vegas holds all the cards

The Golden Knights , who begin play next season as the NHL's 31st team, will pick one player from each of the 30 teams. Florida and Vegas can discuss arrangements in the meantime, in terms of selecting certain players. They are the only team that has the ability to sign an unprotected unrestricted or restricted free agent until 7:59 a.m. Wednesday. But McPhee, the ever so nice human that he is, took the time on Saturday to let all National Hockey League teams know that he'd give each club ... Read More »

Virat Kohli: It was hard to counter Fakhar Zaman's batting style

They were more intense, passionate and deserved to win". At least 10 mobile phones, two laptops, two televisions and registers were recovered during the raid, which began at 7 p.m. "We want to be more consistent as a team but we've got a group of young players here that are fantastic and we'll work really hard to keep this momentum". Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy, Ind vs Pak

While Azhar was run out shortly after his fifty, Fakhar Zaman put in a performance for the ages, scoring his maiden century while unleashing his bat on the Indian bowlers. In reply India was skittled with almost 20 overs to spare. Unaffected, Pandya smashed a 32-ball half-century to give India a glimmer of hope. "We need to move on and learn from our mistakes", Kohli said . Read More »

Vegas to receive picks to not draft players in expansion draft

Las Vegas won't be able to pick from the protected players but they'll be taking one unprotected player from each team. No more, no less. "We're really pleased with what's available and this, as I've said, has worked out very well for the Vegas Golden Knights ", McPhee said . Read More »

Top 3 miss US Open cut; 4-way tie for 1st

The last time Day missed a cut in a major was the 2012 PGA Championship, just a month after his son was born. Despite their respective struggles, neither Johnson, McIlroy or Day took issue with the course , instead taking ownership of the problems that cut their weekend short. Read More »

Sarfraz hopes Champions Trophy triumph ends Pakistan exile

Bhuvneshwar Kumar , who claimed seven dismissals for India, was also named. "They made us make those mistakes because of the way they were bowling and the way they applied the pressure in the field, and we have no hesitation or shame to admit that we could not play our best game today", Kohli said. Read More »

Garbine Muguruza, Venus Williams losses ensure 1st-time Slam victor


They love their French players, and it's a really cool atmosphere, I guess, try to pretend they are cheering for me. "I experienced something in Germany where it was way more fired up, but I didn't criticise the crowd being unfair or anything, because it's also normal to see the crowd picking out their favourite". Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: Glimpses of Pakistan's historic title win over India

Kohli only had praise for the 23-year-old who stood up against the fierce Pakistani bowlers and clobbered them all around the park - something none of the top order batsmen could do. "Amir was the guy that could do that for us", said Arthur. "The whole group kept believing". "That was an aberration. Hopefully, we can post more than 300", Sarfraz said. Read More »

Pakistan skipper Sarfraz thrilled with emphatic turnaround

India might have been higher-placed in the ICC team ranking in ODI cricket, but they were completely outplayed by Pakistan in the Champions Trophy final. And while a hugely powerful India line up still fancied their chances on a decent wicket, their confidence was left in ruins after a thrilling burst from Amir to rip the guts from the response. Read More »

3 held for running betting racket on India-Pakistan Champions Trophy match

Three hundred and sixty-three runs, two centuries and a fifty later, he was named Player of the Tournament as India retained the trophy. The Dawn called it a historic win over Pakistan's arch rivals. Obviously the same bowlers are going to play, the same guys are going to be back. Ali's run-out for 59 brought India some relief but appeared to have galvanized Zaman, who soon launched Jadeja and Ashwin over the ropes and raced from 60 to 100 in 15 balls. Read More »

Pakistan rout India for Champions Trophy title


But they turned it around in style as they topped South Africa (19 runs via D/L method), and Sri Lanka (three wickets) to enter the semi-finals where they got the better of hosts England by eight wickets. Amir struck just three balls into India's reply when, after bowling two outswingers to Sharma, he had him lbw with a superb inswinger. The collapse continued when left-handed opener Dhawan was caught behind off Amir by Sarfraz. Read More »

Chelsea eyeing Luis Enrique if Conte quits as manager


Despite leading the club to a dominant Premier League title win, there have been rumours for several months that Conte may consider his position at the end of the season. And Chelsea are confident a deal, which is expected to take Conte's wages from £5 million a year to £9m, will be agreed. However, his latest comments suggest that he won't be going anywhere this summer. Read More »

Kevin Hart gives props to NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant

I know you're getting spankings. "I'm just proud to be part of something special and I just want to do it again". The Rematch was real, yet it ended earlier than some of us thought it would. "You have to tip your hat to Cleveland ", he added. Having those two players back would strengthen Golden State's vice grip on the West and keep them in front of the Cavaliers in the arms race that's ensued over the past few years. Read More »

Day done, McIlroy also likely to miss US Open cut

Open courses, it was beginning to firm up from the early week rain, plus the USGA had a few tricks up its sleeve. "The majors have a different feel and sound to the roars and to hear the crowd go insane when I holed that putt on 18 was really cool", said Thomas, whose back-to-back wins in Hawaii in January included an opening 59 in the Sony Open. Read More »

Francona feeling better, expected to manage Indians game

The two-time MVP bent but did not break in the early stages, allowing at least one hit in each of his first three innings with only one run surrendered. In 12 innings he has allowed three earned runs on nine hits, with 18 strikeouts and three walks while holding opposing batters to a.214 batting average. Read More »

Fans throw fake money at Donnarumma after he refuses contract extension


They [Milan management] handled a top player like Donnarumma wrongly, they were too exuberant. "It's just, we couldn't take all of the negative tension that they were putting on us". "I take the responsibility of his choice", Raiola said. All he had to do was say he didn't want to remain and we'd have renewed with a reasonable release clause. Read More »

Spieth still believes in US Open chances

In all, 23 players are within four shots of the lead. A 338-yard drive off the tee took him to the edge of the green and he got up and down in two for a birdie. After his round was over, he cut a lonely figure on the end of the driving range, trying to work out the kinks and stay positive. He shot 75 and missed the cut. Read More »

NHL Reveals Protection Lists Before Expansion Draft

This time, it's for real. They're going to lose a significant forward in the draft, one way or another. General manager George McPhee's phone was already ringing Saturday afternoon as his 30 colleagues did their best to shuffle the deck and protect themselves. Read More »

Game on! Conor McGregor Vs Floyd Mayweather Fight Is Confirmed

If McGregor pulls that off, it would rank among the greatest boxing upsets of all time. The interest already generated by the fight is extraordinary and the crossing of the disciplines of fighting and MMA is forecasted to pull in a record number of views as well as live attendance. Read More »

Golden Knights Ask Fans for Input on Which Blackhawks Player to Pick


Vegas must select 30 players, one from each contributing team. Brodziak and Jaskin are players the Blues would certainly love to retain, but could be nice pieces for the Golden Knights to snag to fill immediate roles on the inaugural team. Vegas general manager George McPhee knows him well because McPhee's former team, the Washington Capitals, were in the same conference. Teams could also ask Vegas to pick an exposed player they're interested in, then get the Knights to subsequently flip him. Read More »

India crush Canada 3-0


Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Monday congratulated the Indian hockey team for the emphatic victory against Pakistan in the ongoing World Hockey League Semi-Final in London . Team India's first goal was scored by drag flicker Harmanpreet in the 13th minute on a penalty corner. It was his trademark attempt shooting the ball to the top right corner of the post giving no chance for Pakistan goalkeeper Amjad Ali to stop it. Read More »

Pakistan beat India by 180 runs to win ICC CT 2017 finals


With Hasan Ali , the tournament's top wicket-taker, Junaid Khan and Shadab Khan going for the kill, the Indians were finally bowled out for just 158 in 30.3 overs. They played the ball according to its merit and made full use of the conditions despite losing the toss. Amir trapped Rohit Sharma lbw from the third ball, before captain Virat Kohli was dropped and then dismissed in successive balls. Read More »

Pakistan thrashed India by 180 runs in finals


Sri Lanka's early exit in the tournament caused them to swap places with Pakistan , as they toppled from No. 6 to No. 8 in the rankings. India won the toss and chose to put Pakistan into bat - a decision that turned out to be a bad call. Read More »

Should Man United bring Ronaldo back — Transfer Focus


Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon has told BBC Radio 5 Live it will be "difficult to change" Cristiano Ronaldo's mind if he has made a decision to leave the club, but he is sure that is not the case. There are very few clubs who would be able to afford Ronaldo's transfer fee and his wages. The forward is currently facing allegations of a £13million tax fraud and now doubts over his Real future have sparked a frantic scramble for his services. Read More »

Nadal first to qualify for ATP World Tour Finals


At 5-1, I thought probably I am going to win this. Nadal became the first person to take 10 championships at the same Grand Slam event. He skipped the tournament past year, when he was dealing with the injured left wrist that forced him to withdraw from the 2016 French Open after two matches. Read More »

76ers, Celtics agree on trade for No. 1 pick

I wake up every morning and get ready to go to the gym. "I'm anxious to get to that day and get it over with". "I'm big on that". A league source said late Saturday night that the trade could be finalized as early as Monday. 1, there's a lot of question marks surrounding who they could take at No. 3 now. With both of these teams expected to be at the bottom of the barrel for the next few years, the Celtics can continue drafting high in the lottery, even if they continue their recent ... Read More »

NASCAR comes to Pocono


But there is a side of him thats kind of the opposite that I think he could probably show the fans more to give them an opportunity to get to know him.”. McMurray appeared to come away the worse for wear as the No. 1 auto caught fire. First, the team scaled back to a part-time effort where it selected a handful of races to contest based on tracks that best played to its strengths. Read More »

Warriors celebrate NBA crown with street parade


The question is how with the Cavaliers so close to the salary cap, how do they add quality players? The title season was officially over. The Golden State Warriors star summoned Bay Area tattoo artist Nino Lapid to his home Tuesday night for a Curry family ink session. Read More »

Aaron Judge demolishes 495-foot homer over the Yankee Stadium bleachers


NY has crushed 98 bombs on the season, marking the most through 59 games in franchise history, per MLB Stat of the Day . Judge is the first rookie in history to be the first player to reach 20 homers, according to Elias Sports Bureau. Despite the fact he is playing just as badly as Tanaka right now, he remains undefeated against the Yankees , and will be trying to keep the streak going. Read More »

Johnson, Day and McIlroy miss cut at US Open

They were joined by Harman and Fleetwood, who each had a 70. McIlroy is 6 over for the tournament, 13 shots back of leaders Rickie Fowler and Paul Casey . More important, he was happy with how he played Friday and remained optimistic that he could carry that over to the weekend. On Thursday, Koepka told Fox he's now so confident with the driver that he could "Swing as hard as I want". Read More »

Pakistan thrash arch-rivals India to win ICC Champions Trophy


Kohli managed a lucky escape as he was dropped by Azhar Ali at first slip before slicing one to the point. Denied the calming influence of an early wicket, India's bowlers looked nervous. It has produced seven different winners in eight editions. For India , Bhuvneshwar Kumar shined with the ball. It cost India 111 runs. Ashwin and Jadeja got a pounding from Zaman, who would clear his front leg and muscle the deliveries through on-side, occasionally hitting the inside out shot ... Read More »

Virat Kohli shows his class despite defeat against Pakistan


Fakhar brought up his maiden century in his fourth one-day global by muscling a sweep of Ashwin for his 12th boundary. Amir, who received a five-year ban from all cricket and served three months in prison following a conviction for spot-fixing in 2010, removed Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli . Read More »