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Walker tames Orioles in Mariners 5-3 victory

It led to Baltimore's first run...Dae-Ho Lee came off second base because of a sloppy slide and was tagged out...Paxton had trouble closing out the Orioles in the sixth... Seattle pitching against the Birds has been quite good, as has their pitching throughout the first half of the season. Ketel Marte's RBI double in the bottom of the fourth put the Mariners ahead 5-3, then a balk on Baltimore's Jimenez brought in another run for a 6-3 Seattle lead. Read More »

Portugal Beats France 1-0 to Win 2016 European Championship

It's over, Portugal won the Euro 2016 Cup by beating France 1-0. Ronaldo exited the pitch on a stretcher with his hands covering his face to hide the tears beneath. Lloris could only claw the cross as far as Ricardo Quaresma, but the keeper recovered in time to keep out the winger's acrobatic follow-up effort. Read More »

Royal Troon votes to admit female members

Haverkamp out of Caddyshack trying to find his golf ball and not knowing where the golf hole goes", Day said. Piercy, coming off a runner-up finish in the U.S. Defending champion Brooke Henderson and Sweden's Suzann Pettersen share the lead at 11-under 133 after the second round of the Cambia Portland Classic. Read More »

Portugal's Pepe fit for final against France


Playing in his fourth consecutive major tournament, Lloris is one of a handful of players remaining from France's shambolic 2010 World Cup campaign in South Africa. The best bet is that Portugal will sit back. If they do not freeze, the French should have enough about them to triumph, although a high margin is unlikely, and Portugal have at least one goal in them. Read More »

Napoli's 462-foot blast leads Indians past Yankees 10-2

McCann's line drive hit on the track in right field and bounced over the head of Abraham Almonte , scoring pinch-runner Ronald Torreyes. "If it was still tied, I wasn't going to send him out for another inning", Girardi said. Manager Joe Girardi of the New York Yankees probably won't have closer Aroldis Chapman available on Sunday, but that's fine with Girardi, because Chapman was instrumental in the Yankees' 7-6 win over the Cleveland Indians in 11 innings on Saturday. Read More »

Gabby Douglas makes coaching adjustment before Olympic Trials

On Thursday, she said she's feeling calmer than this time four years ago. Hard to blame her considering the way she so effortlessly reached the top of the podium, a soaring victory that made her a crossover star. The fact she's prospered despite near constant change is a testament to her talent, which seems to thrive when the stakes are raised. "We have one practice tomorrow", she said. Read More »

OR track, football to be represented in Rio Olympics

It's so special to me that it's my third, and still so special that it's the Olympics, but I'm so much more ready for it than I ever have been". Allen is heading to the Summer Games, realizing a dream that began five years ago when he wrote "Rio Olympics" on his refrigerator at his childhood home in Phoenix. Read More »

Brock Lesnar defeats Mark Hunt in UFC return


Whether Rousey appears afterwards - perhaps to challenge her to a trilogy fight in NY later this year - remains to be seen. Last-minute changes to high-profile fight cards are nothing new in the UFC and even if they can have a negative affect on pay-per-view sales, they have done little to slow its growth around the globe. Read More »

Lawyer: Minnesota cop reacted to gun, not race

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is asking residents to remain calm in the wake of a fatal shooting of a black motorist in suburban St. Paul and several officers being killed during a Dallas protest. "It is important for the NRA not to comment while the investigation is ongoing", the organization said. There was no video evidence to corroborate any of the police reports in these incidents, and there were no other witnesses. Read More »

Gatlin, Lagat bull their way into Olympics


A baffled Merritt, 30, believed that he had done enough to qualify and asked for the photo to be reviewed. He returned to win silver at the 2004 Games. Rupp finished ninth in 13:41.09 despite having an approximate 20-meter lead heading into the last lap. Rupp already has qualified for the USA team in the 10,000 and the marathon, and he has said he expects to run both. Read More »

Giolito impresses in rain-shortened debut as Nats beat Mets

Washington has been able to keep the Mets in check at the plate already with lesser pitching than Scherzer and the Washington batters have beat up better Mets' pitching than Verrett. The Long Island native said he has talked to veteran pitcher Bartolo Colon, whom Matz has talked to regarding his condition. The Nationals offense appears to be especially happy to be back home. Read More »

Indians lose to Tigers for first time this season, 12-2

Louis Cardinals. They led, 2-0. Right-hander Josh Tomlin , who had beaten Detroit three times this season, retired the first nine. Two at-bats by Detroit No. Chisenhall scored on an infield groundout by Naquin, giving Cleveland a 2-0 lead. Thankfully Fulmer was ok and was able to stay in the game. Detroit is listed with a money line of +110 to prevail, while the over/under total is listed at 8.5 runs. Read More »

Auston Matthews is No. 1 pick in National Hockey League draft


He also represented the United States in the last two World Junior Championships. "You get so close". So being able to win a couple of [U18] World Championships was just the cherry on top. Tampa Bay used the pick to select Czech Republic-born defenseman Libor Hajek. Finland had four players selected in the first round, with center Henrik Borgstrom taken 23rd by Florida. Read More »

Pepe still an injury worry for Portugal


Ronaldo is now the joint highest scorer alongside French legend Michel Platini in European Championship history with nine goals, and holds the record for most headed goals with five. We will start confident and motivated. But this isn't the 100m, this is a marathon. We got through to the knockout stages and when you think Nani , Renato [Sanches] and [Ricardo] Quaresma have all scored. Read More »

Predators complete blockbuster trade with Shea Weber-P.K. Subban swap

It was a truly surreal afternoon into evening in this town, a few hours that were missing only locusts. "On a scale of 10, I'm past nine and heading toward 10", said Rémi Gsuoulet, as his son, Nolan, nodded solemnly. FILE - In this January 1, 2016, file photo, Montreal Canadiens' P.K. Subban (76) watches the action during the second period of the NHL Winter Classic hockey game against the Boston Bruins at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Read More »

Phelps goes out on top in final US race, winning 100 fly


Franklin, a big disappointment at the trials but still set to swim three events in Rio, finished in 2:07.89 to hold off Lisa Bratton for the second berth. After a brief flirtation with retirement in 2012 (the lack pf rigorous training only aggravated his attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ), Phelps is back and gearing up for his fifth Olympics. Read More »

Red Sox closer Kimbrel out 3 to 6 weeks


The Boston Red Sox announced Saturday that closer Craig Kimbrel will have knee surgery. Kimbrel is the second Red Sox pitcher to suffer a knee injury during BP, as starter Eduardo Rodriguez missed the first two months of the season with a dislocated knee suffered participating in the same activity during the start of spring training. Read More »

France are favourites, but we will be champions: Ronaldo

I deserve it, Portugal deserves it, all the Portugese people deserve it. "He's a natural goal-scorer and he scored yet again", said Bale. "We'll give everything to win". There should be nothing above the French shirt for the players; perhaps that's not always been the case but they're now very aware of what they can give to people when they're wearing this shirt for. Read More »

Dwyane Wade speaks out on racial violence, aims for change


Miami offered $40 million over two years for Wade to stay in the uniform that he's worn his entire career, the one in which he was an All-Star 12 times, a champion three times and the NBA Finals MVP in 2006 when his rise to superstardom was just truly beginning. Read More »

Raonic beats Federer in 5 sets to reach 1st Grand Slam final

I've been in the latter stages a number of times , won some, obviously lost some tough ones, as well. "The older you get, you never know how many more chances you are going to have to play in grand slam finals so you want to make the most of your opportunities", said Murray. Read More »

Mkhitaryan joins Man United as Mourinho continues rebuilding

Henrikh joins on a four-year contract with the option to extend for a further year. Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has hailed Henrikh Mkhitaryan's qualities in front of goal following his move to Old Trafford. "I don't know. It is a question mark but my job is to delete that question mark as soon as possible and give him the stature, brain and personality to play for Manchester United ", he said. Read More »

Colon, Scherzer named as All Star replacements

Whether as an innings eating starter, bullpen asset, or provider of laughs with his at bats, it's nice to Terry Collins reward the veteran with a place on the team. He doesn't care what the other guy does, you're not gonna see him match velocities. "There's a lot of great ballplayers around the league, and I wasn't expecting this". Read More »

Wimbledon 2016: Roger Federer ends Marcus Willis's dramatic run at Wimbledon

A TENNIS coach from Warwick who was ready to walk away from playing competitively has taken centre stage on Centre Court at Wimbledon. James said there was room for a role for Willis himself. For all the fairytale nature of Willis' performances, the Evans story is also a fascinating one. "I thought he played very well". His match against Dolgopolov, who is ranked No33, was carried over from Wednesday, when both players had refused to continue in the damp conditions, and lay at a first-set ... Read More »

Sung Hyun Park takes early clubhouse lead at US Women's Open


Henderson is 12 shots behind Mirim Lee of Korea, who owns the first round lead after a brilliant eight-under 64 in the morning draw when conditions were a little more favourable. "I don't know what course she played, maybe the ladies tees, maybe a different course ", said Ko of Lee's round. Ko birdied her final hole to finish 1 over, one shot ahead of Thompson and three in front of Henderson. Read More »

Broncos submit new contract offer to Von Miller


But until this time, there has been a huge gap between what the Broncos and Miller believed was fair in terms of money up front and fully guaranteed cash. It is safe to say I think they will be negotiating very shortly, with Miller likely to get what he wants. The Broncos placed the franchise tag on Miller on March 1, allowing no other teams in the league to negotiate with the star defender. Read More »

Janssen: "The club's are close to an agreement"


Top scorer in the Eredivisie last season, Janssen has rejected other offers, notably from Paris St. Germain, in favour of a move to White Hart Lane this summer. "It is a attractive club with a fantastic stadium and heaps of potential. Anyone in my shoes, would make this step". "He is a great striker, but we naturally will see how it goes", the Dutch forward added. Read More »

Kyrgios: This is my best chance to beat Murray

Murray's progression through this stage of the tournament has been relatively easy. In women's play, No. 3-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska was eliminated by No. It's going to be a really fun match". "I would never have thought I would win the first four rounds in straight sets", he said. "If he plays well, and I'm not on my game, I can lose that match for sure". Read More »