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| All Blacks using Rugby Championship as RWC audition

New Zealand utility back Ben Smith says the Rugby Championship will play a crucial role in their preparation for the Rugby World Cup in Japan later in the year....

| All Blacks using Rugby Championship as RWC audition

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Rugby Championship 2019 live stream: how to watch every rugby game online from anywhere This year's Rugby Championship looks set to serve as an intriguing precursor to the forthcoming World Cup in Japan, with Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Argentina once again lock horns for bragging rights across the southern hemisphere.The 2019 instalment of the tournament, which has b...
14:26 2019-07-20

| Kolisi to miss Boks' Rugby Championship Oz, NZ clashes Springbok captain Siya Kolisi will be given enough time to fully recover from his knee injury and will miss the opening fortnight of the Rugby Championship....
15:39 2019-07-03

Wallabies name mixed bag for Rugby Championship opener in South Africa Isi Naisarani named to make international debutJames Slipper to make his return to Test rugbyThe Wallabies have covered all bases in their side to face South Africa in Saturday’s opening Rugby Championship at Ellis Park, including debutants, redemption stories and players rewarded for Super Rugby fo...
13:13 2019-07-18

| World Rugby scraps controversial Nations Championship plans World Rugby has scrapped controversial plans to introduce a Nations Championship saying that resistance to the idea had brought about their decision....
23:52 2019-06-19

Bok blow as wing Dyantyi ruled out of Rugby Championship opener South Africa have been dealt an injury blow ahead of their Rugby Championship opener against Australia at Ellis Park on Saturday after wing Aphiwe Dyantyi picked up a hamstring injury in training....
21:00 2019-07-15

Nations Championship proposals face World Rugby deadline of Friday • Governing body needs unanimous support of 10 major unions• France omit Mathieu Bastareaud from World Cup preparationsLeading rugby nations face a deadline of Friday to back or reject World Rugby’s Nations Championship plan.The governing body has confirmed the Six Nations and Rugby Championship uni...
20:13 2019-06-18

World Rugby scraps plans for Nations Championship due to lack of support • Project dead after ‘lack of consensus on key issues’• Six Nations unions resistant to idea of promotion and relegationGlobal rugby union is braced for fresh turmoil after the governing body announced it had discontinued plans to introduce a Nations Championship for the leading Test nations. World ...
01:13 2019-06-20

Yankees won’t be only team watching Zack Wheeler audition Zack Wheeler’s showcase will continue Tuesday, on a big stage against a potential suitor. Though the possibility of the Mets and Yankees working out a deal that involves Wheeler is likely slim, the right-hander will have plenty of eyes watching as he takes the ball at Citi Field to open the Subway S...
08:26 2019-07-02

USMNT friendly offers chance to audition for long term as well as the here and now Wednesday's match against Jamaica at Audi Field and another Sunday vs. Venezuela in Cincinnati will give Coach Gregg Berhalter plenty of information heading into the Concacaf Gold Cup....
15:00 2019-06-05

See Kodi Lee's America's Got Talent Audition That Left Everyone in Tears, Got Him the Golden Buzzer And that's how you start America's Got Talent. Kodi Lee, 22, took to the stage with his mom, Tina Lee, and instantly wowed the judges. Tina explained Kodi is blind and autistic,......
18:52 2019-05-29

Open audition: Ukraine's comedian president invites citizens to run in July poll A comedian and entrepreneur, 29-year-old Roman Hryshchuk had only been in politics for a few weeks when he found himself in front of a semicircle of voters in a park in western Kiev, fielding questions from a testy audience....
11:13 2019-07-12

Tiffany Haddish Leaves Her Phone On in Audition Rooms For an Interesting (and Hysterical) Reason When an actor goes in for an audition, they typically turn off or mute their phone. Not Tiffany Haddish. "You know what I'd do? I'd put my phone on voice memo and put it in my......
18:52 2019-05-29

Watch Simon Cowell get spooked out of his mind in this weird AF America's Got Talent audition Possessions, ghosts, and actual paranormal activity are better seen in movies or TV than in real life (if you even believe in that sort of thing). But even near-convincing supernatural hunting “reality” shows can’t live up to this weird America’s Got Talent audition that seems, dare we say, pretty l...
22:39 2019-07-03

| Is Rassie planning to 'Brussow' the All Blacks? If the Bok brains trust do renew their faith in Kwagga Smith, it may be in a bid to rekindle a 'Brussow nightmare' at NZ's expense, writes Rob Houwing....
08:13 2019-07-16

Comedian Chris Kattan talks opioid addiction, his 'Saturday Night Live' audition Veteran comedian Chris Kattan wasn't sure his life story could fill the pages of a book when he started writing his latest memoir, "Baby Don't Hurt Me."...
18:01 2019-05-28

Harry Styles, Ansel Elgort, Miles Teller audition to play Elvis in new biopic Harry Styles, Ansel Elgort and Miles Teller are among five actors who have auditioned for the role of Elvis Presley for a new biopic from director Baz Luhrmann....
17:00 2019-07-02

| Off-colour All Blacks scrape past Argentina An All Blacks side missing a number of their star Crusaders players have scrapped their way past Argentina in their opening Rugby Championship clash....
23:39 2019-07-20

| Boks name touring squad for All Blacks, Pumas Test The Springboks confirmed a touring squad of 36 players for their Rugby Championship matches against New Zealand and Argentina in the next three weeks....
14:39 2019-07-21

Study: More blacks got timely cancer care after ‘Obamacare’ CHICAGO (AP) — New research suggests that states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act eliminated racial differences in being able to quickly start on treatment after a diagnosis of advanced cancer. The law that is often called “Obamacare” let states expand Medica...
18:39 2019-06-02

| Barrett in shock move to the Blues, re-signs with All Blacks Beauden Barrett has signed a contract extension with the All Blacks that takes him through to the 2023 Rugby World Cup and sees him move to the Blues....
11:39 2019-07-12

Blacks, Hispanics at risk of undercount in 2020 census — and why it matters Nationwide, the decennial census could fail to count anywhere from 900,000 to 4 million people, with blacks, Hispanics and children younger than 5 most vulnerable to being overlooked, according to estimates released by the Urban Institute....
23:26 2019-06-04

| All Blacks coach winds back on domestic violence comments All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has moved to clarify comments he made in the wake of Sevu Reece's selection that downplayed the role of gender in domestic violence....
11:52 2019-07-10

Amma Asante: ‘When my parents came to the UK, signs on doors said: No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs’ The writer and director, 49, on her schoolmate Naomi Campbell, wearing makeup as armour – and being an awful cookAs a woman of colour who makes movies in a world that is the privilege of the white male, I represent 0.4% of my industry. I would love to get to a place where I don’t have to make that s...
17:52 2019-05-25

After Segregationists Remarks, Biden’s Support From Blacks May Face Stress Test Mr. Biden is facing intense backlash from primary rivals and questions about whether he is politically sensitive to the concerns of the modern Democratic Party....
00:26 2019-06-21

And Water Is Wet: Study Shows Whites From Former Slave States More Likely to Be Biased Against Blacks So, in news that will likely come as no surprise to anyone many, a new study has found that when it comes to racism and racial bias felt by whites toward blacks, it’s more a matter of nurture than nature, with whites from the South, the U.S. region that was most dependent on slavery, more likely to ...
06:39 2019-05-29

Pete Buttgieg plan aims to topple economic hurdles for blacks in U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has rolled out a plan he says will help African-Americans overcome some of the economic hurdles they face in the United States....
18:26 2019-06-13

Feds: Kushner’s criminal justice reform working, blacks benefit overwhelmingly The first report of the impact on the bipartisan criminal justice reform package pushed by top Trump aide Jared Kushner shows that it is working to cut sentences, especially for black prisoners....
22:52 2019-06-07

Crusaders coach Scott Robertson on All Blacks coach shortlist Steve Hansen will step down after World Cup in JapanOther leading candidate likely to be Ian FosterChampion Crusaders coach Scott Robertson has confirmed he wants to succeed Steve Hansen as All Blacks mentor and is buoyant about his chances. The man who steered the Crusaders to a third successive Su...
07:39 2019-07-09

Study Finds Folks in Chicago’s Affluent Streeterville Live to Almost the Century Mark, While Blacks in Impoverished Englewood Don’t Live Long Enough to Collect Social Security It’s just 9 miles between Chicago’s predominantly white and wealthy Streeterville neighborhood and the predominantly black and poor Englewood in the city’s South Side, but the gulf of difference in life expectancies between the two represents the largest such gap in the nation....
10:39 2019-06-07

| WP, Pumas top SS Rugby Challenge log Western Province and the Pumas, the last two champions of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge are the only undefeated teams left in the competition this year....
20:52 2019-05-26

Why Japan Is Hosting the Rugby World Cup Japan will become the first Asian country to host rugby union’s marquee event, when 20 national teams compete for the Webb Ellis Cup. Venues for the ninth Rugby World Cup, running from Sept. 20 to Nov. 2, are spread across 12 cities, from Sapporo in the north to Kumamoto in the south. Played every f...
10:26 2019-06-21

USA men could be rugby world champions this weekend – no, really Earn three more points than Fiji in Paris and Mike Friday, Perry Baker and the rest of the Eagles will be in sevens heavenIf the USA men’s sevens team earns three more points than Fiji in Paris this weekend, they will be crowned world champions. Related: 'We were attracted by the aggression': how ru...
07:52 2019-06-01

In Laos, Women Rule Rugby Despite substantial obstacles, the Lao federation keeps growing at a fast pace, and the majority of players are women. The national team tends to surprise a lot of confident opponents....
12:13 2019-06-19

| How WP Rugby may be plucked from cliff edge Development of private school campuses on some of their properties could be a major step toward the rescue of cash-strapped WP Rugby, writes Rob Houwing....
12:00 2019-06-28

| SA Rugby launches anti-racism campaign SA Rugby will officially launch a campaign against racism and all forms of discrimination during the Rugby Championship Test against Australia at Ellis Park....
16:00 2019-07-19

| Key Crusaders duo in doubt for Super Rugby final The Crusaders are sweating on the fitness of Scott Barrett and Ryan Crotty after they were forced off during their Super Rugby semi-final against the Hurricanes....
22:00 2019-06-29

| WATCH: World Rugby's incredible 'Try and Stop Us' ad World Rugby introduced a campaign to grow women's rugby right around the world which includes a stunning advert that will certainly inspire a new generation....
20:26 2019-05-21

| O’Gara leaves Crusaders with rugby love reaffirmed Departing Crusaders backline coach Ronan O’Gara believes that his two-year stint with the champions had provided him with an invigorating reaffirmation of his love for rugby....
20:26 2019-07-06

| SuperSport Rugby Challenge semi-finalists confirmed The Pumas will meet Boland and Western Province will faceGriquas next weekend in the semi-finals of the 2019 edition of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge....
17:26 2019-06-09

| Gatland signs Super Rugby deal with Chiefs Wales coach Warren Gatland has signed a four-year deal with Super Rugby side, the Chiefs, that includes a release in 2021 to handle the British and Irish Lions....
11:39 2019-06-28

Riley wants World Cup push to raise profile in rugby-mad NZ New Zealand captain Ali Riley is aware of the pressure on her team to win a game at next month's women's World Cup in France but feels it is nothing compared to having spent much of her career fighting for recognition of the team and women's sport....
11:00 2019-05-23

| Orphan goes from sniffing 'Rugby' glue to playing for the Philippines Long before Lito Ramirez was one of the Philippines' first homegrown rugby stars he was a six-year-old orphan addicted to sniffing glue, who survived on trash and begging....
11:52 2019-07-10

| SA Students Rugby Sevens aiming for medal finish The South African Students Rugby Sevens Men and Women’s teams are aiming for a strong start and an even stronger finish at the 30th Summer Universiade Games....
17:26 2019-07-04

'We were attracted by the aggression': how rugby rescues lives in America Cristian Rodriguez found the game in Hawaiian Gardens, California through a programme called Alternatives to Gang Membership. After this weekend’s Collegiate Rugby Championship in Philadelphia, he’ll head home to pay it backCristian Rodriguez grew up in Hawaiian Gardens, a tough little city near Los...
12:13 2019-05-31

| WP Rugby, CT City, Cape Cobras join forces for Mandela Day WP, Cape Town City FC and the Cape Cobras will collectively give 67 minutes of their time to help the Langa Cheshire Home for the Disabled on Mandela Day....
18:52 2019-07-16

Dung And Dragons: Kids Dodge Cows To Play Rugby Sidestepping cowpats and garbage, Myanmar's only home-grown junior rugby side train on the outskirts of Yangon, preparing to take on children from the city's well-heeled international schools....
11:26 2019-07-17

Israel Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia Sacked player takes case to Fair Work CommissionClaims he was dismissed because of his religionSacked former Wallabies star Israel Folau has taken his case to the Fair Work Commission, saying his employment was terminated because of his religion.On Thursday Folau’s lawyers confirmed they had filed a...
09:00 2019-06-06

| Lions lose Kwagga for rest of Super Rugby season The Lions have received a blow with the news that loose forward Kwagga Smith is likely to be sidelined for the remainder of the Super Rugby competition....
14:13 2019-06-10

Israel Folau says he will seek apology from Rugby Australia over sacking Folau also claims in interview with Alan Jones and Peta Credlin that Rugby Australia offered him money to take down Instagram postIsrael Folau has said he will seek an apology from Rugby Australia and an admission that the code erred in terminating his contract over a social media post.On Friday mor...
20:26 2019-06-27

Rugby league players consider class action over NRL's treatment of concussions Bannister Law and Cahill Lawyers investigating code’s liability for CTE and ‘reasonably preventable brain injuries’Former rugby league players are considering a class action lawsuit against the code over the game’s historic treatment of concussions.Two Sydney law firms – Bannister Law and Cahill Law...
06:13 2019-07-03

| Folau, Rugby Australia headed to court after mediation fails Israel Folau and Rugby Australia looked headed for a long and costly court battle over his sacking for homophobic comments after last-ditch conciliation talks collapsed....
11:39 2019-06-28

How a Rugby Star’s Homophobic Posts Got Australians Arguing About Religion If there is one way to drag Australians, who pride themselves on their easygoing nature, into talking about divisive social issues, it is for those issues to intrude onto the sports field....
21:39 2019-07-01

| Super Rugby semis created perfect build-up script The results were predicted but what happened on the field in the semi-final round may have injected some much needed interest into the Super Rugby grand finale...
20:39 2019-07-01

Rugby chief suggests quoting Bible is hate speech Australian rugby star Israel Folau hit back after the organization that sacked him for posting a Bible verse suggested parts of the Holy Book are a problem....
18:26 2019-07-09

| Stars align for Crusaders in bid for 10th Super Rugby crown The Crusaders have delivered an ominous warning as they bid for a third consecutive Super Rugby crown with news that they expect to be at full strength for the playoffs....
09:13 2019-06-16

Japan tries to please Rugby World Cup fans with rethink on tattooed bather ban With thousands of fans heading to Japan for the tournament, hot springs consider lifting traditional curbs on displaying body art Thousands of hot springs in Japan are rethinking their long-standing ban on tattooed bathers, as the country prepares for the arrival of an estimated 400,000 fans for thi...
09:52 2019-07-08

Sponsor backs sacking of rugby star after homophobic comments The major sponsor of the Australian rugby team has backed the sacking of Israel Folau for homophobic comments a day after the player renewed his stance in a church sermon....
22:00 2019-06-17

Israel Folau looks for $2.1 million in legal battle with Rugby Australia Israel Folau, who was sacked by Rugby Australia following a homophobic social media post, is crowdfunding A$3 million (US$2.1 million) to pursue a legal battle against the governing body....
19:00 2019-06-20

Israel Folau launches legal action over rugby sacking Australian rugby international Israel Folau is seeking "substantial remedies" after being sacked for a social media post saying "hell awaits" gay people....
12:13 2019-06-06

If you build it, will they succumb? Houston opens rugby field of dreams The SaberCats of MLR have opened their own stadium. It’s not the only example of US cities building homes for foreign sportsRain again. Brian Colona’s sunglasses were an optimistic touch under a sky far less bright than his high-vis yellow vest. Related: Major League Rugby expands with care – is the...
09:26 2019-05-25

Sacked rugby star accused of 'greed' for seeking £1.6m donations Sacked Australian rugby star Israel Folau has been accused of "greed" by one of his former teammates for launching a crowdfunding campaign to raise $3m (£1.6m) to help him fight his dismissal in the courts....
16:39 2019-06-21

Folau fights 'unlawful termination' of Australia rugby contract Israel Folau has launched legal proceedings against Rugby Australia after his playing contract was terminated last month following his homophobic comments on social media....
22:13 2019-06-06

Trae 'Quadzilla' Williams seeks to muscle in on Olympic rugby sevens Australia’s fastest man ends sprint careerTargets next year’s Games in Tokyo for sevens teamPowerhouse Australian sprinter Trae Williams has made the switch to rugby sevens, little more than a year out from the Tokyo Olympics.Williams, nicknamed Quadzilla, set his 100m personal best of 10.10 seconds...
09:26 2019-05-22

India v Pakistan, Boris Johnson's street rugby and US Open memories This week’s roundup also features a goalkeeper’s calamitous loss of focus, USA goal gluts and office chair racing1) There’s no doubt what the most watched Cricket World Cup match will be this weekend (if the rain holds off): India v Pakistan excites passions like few other sporting contests, and it ...
12:26 2019-06-13

Premiership clubs agree early release of players for Rugby World Cup • Decision follows changes to World Rugby player insurance rules• Wales among countries to benefit for pre-tournament friendliesWales and Scotland are among a number of countries who have received a major boost to their World Cup preparations after Premiership Rugby agreed to the early release of th...
01:26 2019-05-24

| Pacific rugby: The great brawn drain that left poor nations behind Rugby aims to open up new frontiers this year when Japan host the Rugby World Cup, but the talent-rich Pacific island nations feel they are still being neglected....
10:01 2019-07-04

Exeter v Saracens: Premiership rugby union final 2019 – live! Live updates from Twickenham, kick-off 3pm (BST)Rob Baxter hits back over Exeter playing styleRob Kitson: Saracens juggernaut ready to goFeel free to email Barry or tweet @bglendenning 2.26pm BST Will Skelton speaks: “I think we’re focussed,” says the Saracens second row, in an interview with BT Spo...
15:39 2019-06-01

Rugby player on life support in Ibiza after three-storey car park fall A rugby league player is on life support in an Ibiza hospital after suffering horrific injuries in a three-storey fall from the island's airport car park....
03:26 2019-05-22

| Rugby Australia slams Folau 'media campaign' after leaked letter Rugby Australia has lashed out at Israel Folau for disrupting the sport after an explosive letter accusing the governing body of leaking details of his code of conduct hearing was made public....
12:13 2019-06-09

Crusaders claim 10th Super Rugby title with victory over Jaguares Christchurch-based club win third consecutive finalCodie Taylor scores only try of game in 19-3 winThe Crusaders again proved themselves the masters of pressure in Super Rugby, emerging 19-3 winners over the Jaguares in the competition’s lowest-scoring final. Cold, slippery conditions in Christchurc...
12:52 2019-07-06

England Rugby World Cup training squad: Hartley, Robshaw and Care out Hartley has not played since December due to knee injuryAlex Dombrandt and Lewis Ludlam named in squadEngland are not due to finalise their Rugby World Cup squad until August but the chances of Dylan Hartley, Chris Robshaw and Danny Care being included are fast receding. The vastly experienced trio,...
03:26 2019-06-21

Australian Rugby Star's Anti-Gay Post Exposes Fault Lines The firing of one of Australia’s best-known sports stars for saying gay people are headed for hell has exposed social fault lines and sparked debate about what constitutes religious expression....
16:13 2019-06-30

Seattle defend Major League Rugby crown before season three expansion After the Seawolves’ dramatic win over San Diego, work will go on to address weaknesses – and build on evident strengthsThe Seattle Seawolves retained their Major League Rugby title on Sunday, beating San Diego 26-23 on the Legion’s home turf. It took a last-minute try to do it, in front of more tha...
17:13 2019-06-17

Wallaroos thrash Japan to secure comfortable rugby Test series win Australia beat Japan 46-3 at North Sydney OvalCaptain and No 8 Grace Hamilton scores hat-trick Australia completed a predictable series sweep of Japan, winning the second and final rugby Test by an emphatic margin in Sydney. The Wallaroos backed up their 34-5 victory in Newcastle last weekend by not...
02:52 2019-07-20

England rugby squad: Alex Dombrandt given chance to lay down World Cup marker Harlequins' Alex Dombrandt is among four players to receive their first full England call-up after Eddie Jones named his squad for his first World Cup training camp – but his vastly experienced club-mates Chris Robshaw and Danny Care miss out....
18:01 2019-06-20

Lebanon rugby league players threatened with jail over planned protest Robbie Farah and teammates plan to cover up LRLF logoDispute over governing body’s board electionsThe Lebanon Rugby League Federation has threatened Cedars players with jail, fines and suspension if they follow through with a protest during Saturday’s Test with Fiji.The LRLF on Wednesday issued a st...
05:39 2019-06-19

Australian rugby player Israel Folau's crowdfunding campaign shut down A fundraising site has barred controversial rugby player Israel Folau from using its platform to raise legal fees. GoFundMe said the Australian's homophobic comments went against its policy of "inclusivity."...
10:13 2019-06-24

England’s Jack Nowell in fitness race for Rugby World Cup after ankle surgery • Exeter’s Rob Baxter expects wing to be fit for tournament• Eddie Jones to name preliminary England squad on ThursdayEngland face a Rugby World Cup waiting game over the fitness of Jack Nowell, who has undergone surgery on the ankle he damaged in the Premiership final this month. Exeter’s head coac...
01:13 2019-06-20

Australian detective interrupts his own news conference to rugby tackle fleeing suspect An Australian detective is being praised for his rugby skills after he abruptly stopped a news conference to tackle a man who was fleeing after reportedly making inappropriate comments to a young girl....
19:00 2019-06-19

Ireland suffer Rugby World Cup injury blow as Sean O’Brien is ruled out • Leinster flanker out for six months with hip injury• O’Brien joins Dan Leavy in missing tournamentIreland’s Rugby World Cup hopes have suffered a blow with the news that flanker Sean O’Brien will miss the tournament in Japan with a hip injury, his club Leinster said on Sunday.Leinster announced on...
20:52 2019-05-26

Rugby Man Slaps Dislocated Knee Back Into Place, Immediately Hops Into Scrum Rugby can be best described as British hockey because for as entertaining as it can be to watch, the fans can often ruin the experience with their innate desire to prove just how much tougher the players are in their sport compared to those in others. It certainly doesn’t help that rugby players ar...
02:26 2019-06-28

Exeter Chiefs vs Saracens live stream: how to watch Premiership Rugby final 2019 from anywhere The time has arrived for the Premiership Rugby final 2019 which sees Exeter Chiefs take on the mighty Saracens in a final that follows a season where both teams have dominated the league. It's domestic rugby union's biggest day on the calendar and you can live stream Exeter Chiefs vs Sarac...
14:26 2019-06-01

Good Samaritans, ex-rugby player praised for helping Texas police officer take down suspect A police officer in Texas got a suspected criminal off the streets last week thanks to a group of good Samaritans, including one who put an end to a foot chase by literally tackling the man....
17:26 2019-06-30

Gay rugby player facing deportation to Kenya avoids detention but still faces threat of being sent home Supporters of a gay rugby player who faces being sent back to Kenya after losing his deportation battle are holding a protest outside the Home Office....
23:13 2019-06-07

Black model’s leg broken by gang of rugby players in South Africa 'racist attack' A BLACK model was brutally battered and left with a broken leg after star rugby players attacked her while she was with her white German boyfriend in an alleged racist attack....
04:01 2019-07-16

Brumbies bring focus back to field but fall in Super Rugby semi-final Brumbies lose 39-7 to Jaguares in Buenos Aires‘We wanted to create some positivity,’ says Dan McKellarACT Brumbies coach Dan McKellar said his team was determined to create positive headlines in a year that rugby union has been plagued by off-field incidents. Sacked Wallabies star Israel Folau has d...
12:39 2019-06-29

Israel Folau sets up crowdfunding page to raise $3m in donations to fight Rugby Australia Sacked Wallaby’s case is with Fair Work CommissionFolau says he has already spent $100,000 Sacked former Wallabies star Israel Folau is rattling the tin online to raise $3m for his legal action against his Rugby Australia.Folau is taking his case to the Fair Work Commission, saying his employment wa...
03:26 2019-06-21

Sportwatch: Power win AFL Showdown as Crusaders claim 10th Super Rugby title – as it happened AFL: Power beat Crows; Bombers beat Swans; Tigers beat SunsSuper Rugby: Crusaders 19-3 Jaguares 10.24am BST And with that, I’ll bid you adieu. Don’t forget, the Cricket World Cup clash between Australia and South Africa starts at 10:30pm AEST, and our liveblog, manned by the ever-excellent duo of Ge...
12:00 2019-07-06

England Rugby World Cup training squad: Joe Marler the shock inclusion after retirement U-turn Joe Marler could make a sensational return to Test rugby at the World Cup after being named in Eddie Jones's 35-man tournament training squad, despite retiring from the international game last September....
15:52 2019-07-04

England Rugby World Cup places still 'up for grabs' in final squad England coach Eddie Jones says three places are up for grabs before he slims his 38-man World Cup training group to a final squad of 31 on August 12....
16:52 2019-07-05

Israel Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia over 'unlawful' sacking Israel Folau has launched legal action against Rugby Australia after his contract was terminated following a social media post in which he said "hell awaits" homosexuals....
01:39 2019-06-07

Your say – The WBC ‘franchise’ championship is inexplicable The WBC 'franchise' championship continues to draw the ire of Boxing News readers The post Your say – The WBC ‘franchise’ championship is inexplicable appeared first on Boxing News....
02:13 2019-07-10

European Under-21 Championship 2019: All you need to know "The 22nd edition of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship gets underway on Sunday as co-hosts Italy and San Marino greet the best young talent from across the continent."...
19:01 2019-06-14

Kawhi: Here for championship, not fame TORONTO - Kawhi Leonard loses zero sleep pondering his place in the pantheon of NBA greats. The Toronto Raptors' All-Star is restlessly pursuing only one thing: a championship ring....
00:52 2019-05-30

Koepka leaves field looking up at him at PGA Championship "With each mammoth drive and perfect putt, Brooks Koepka is turning the PGA Championship into his personal showcase and converting his competitors to admirers."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Three golfers to pick at the Travelers Championship The Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn., features 22 of the world’s top-50 players, including Brooks Koepka, Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas. Here are two contenders and a long shot worth a wager. The plays Jason Day (18/1): Day arguably is the best putter in the world, ...
23:52 2019-06-19

6-way tie for first-round lead at Travelers Championship Zack Sucher made a 9-foot birdie putt in the last group of the day on the par-4 18th for a 6-under 64 and a share of the first-round lead in the Travelers Championship       ...
02:00 2019-06-21

Raptors president has altercation after championship win Raptors president, Masai Ujiri, got into an altercation with an officer after the team won an NBA championship.        ...
13:39 2019-06-15

Tiger Woods misses cut at PGA Championship Tiger Woods' run at Bethpage Black is over as he failed to make the cut of 4-over at the 101st PGA Championship.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

The 2019 Yankees: Championship or bust Normally this would sound like a thrown-down gauntlet because, normally, this would be a thrown-down gauntlet. In this time, in this place, in this city, it is something else entirely. For the Yankees it ought to be a welcome challenge, and for the people who care about the Yankees it ought to be so...
08:00 2019-07-12

O’Sullivan: Why I'm finished with World Championship "Ronnie O’Sullivan has renewed his feud with snooker’s administration by again threatening to skip high-profile tournaments including the World Championship."...
17:26 2019-05-23

Ken Tanigawa rallies to win Senior PGA Championship Ken Tanigawa overcame a three-shot deficit on the back nine to pass defending champion Paul Broadhurst and win the Senior PGA Championship        ...
01:13 2019-05-27

| Lee, Ancer join leaders at Travelers Championship South Korea's Lee Kyoung-hoon and Mexico's Abraham Ancer forced their way into a six-way tie at the top of the leaderboard on a low-scoring first round at the PGA Tour's Travelers Championship on Thursday....
09:00 2019-06-21

Rain can't dampen Blues' championship parade Hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets of downtown St. Louis and braved the rain Saturday to cheer on the Stanley Cup champion Blues, who concluded the festivities with a packed rally beneath the Gateway Arch....
00:26 2019-06-16

Championship or bust for Rockets after huge trade What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Sports' Trysta Krick caught up with the Rockets at Summer League after the blockbuster trade for Russell Westbrook. While there were some mixed feelings, the message was clear: it's championship or bust in Houston.       ...
20:26 2019-07-12

The Latest: Deputy taken to hospital after championship game SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on an investigation into whether the president of the Toronto Raptors pushed and hit a sheriff’s deputy in the face (all times local): 3:50 p.m. A California sheriff’s spokesman says a deputy involved in an encounter with the president of the Toronto Rapto...
01:13 2019-06-15

Which of his two championship belts will Henry Cejudo defend first? Cejudo won a second title on Saturday. What is in his immediate future, and what's in store for Valentina Shevchenko, Tony Ferguson and others from UFC 238?...
09:52 2019-06-10

Clash of Clans will have its first World Championship in October Supercell announced today that it will hold the first ever Clash of Clans World Championship at ESL One Hamburg from October 25 to October 27.Read More...
19:52 2019-07-02

Tearful Wie questions future after opening 84 at PGA Championship A tearful Michelle Wie was not sure how much longer she can compete after struggling in the first round of the Women's PGA Championship on Thursday where she iced her ailing right wrist between most shots....
04:13 2019-06-21

Marquez extends championship lead with French GP win "Honda\u0027s world champion Marc Marquez won the French Grand Prix at Le Mans on Sunday for his third victory in the last four races to extend his lead at the top of the MotoGP standings."...
19:26 2019-05-21

PGA stars discuss Open Championship course conditions What I'm Hearing: Golfweek's Steve DiMeglio is on hand at the Open Championship and spoke to Tiger Woods, Rickie Fowler and Adam Scott about the playing conditions at Royal Portrush.       ...
18:52 2019-07-15

Easy win for championship leader Hamilton at French GP Lewis Hamilton comfortably won the French Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to clinch a sixth victory this season and extend his championship lead over Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas to 36 points.       ...
17:26 2019-06-23

Surging Buckeyes beat Nebraska 3-1 for Big Ten championship OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Griffan Smith and Andrew Magno combined to hold down Nebraska’s offense, and Ohio State mustered just enough of its own to beat the Cornhuskers 3-1 in the Big Ten Tournament championship game Sunday. The seventh-seeded Buckeyes (35-25), who had to scramble to make the eight-...
04:39 2019-05-27

Tiger Woods practices ahead of PGA Championship "Tiger Woods proved many doubters wrong with his triumph at last month\u0027s Masters, where he not only completed a comeback story for the ages but also put Jack Nicklaus\u0027s record of 18 major titles back into play."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Tates Creek Advances to State Championship *Highlights will be attached following LEX 18 after the Belmont Stakes. The Tates Creek baseball team will play for its first state championship since 1986 after defeating Breckinridge Co. 5-1 Saturday in the state semifinals. The Commodores will play McCracken Co., who defeated Trinity 6-5. Tates C...
01:13 2019-06-09

Woods 'rested and ready' for PGA Championship after month off "Tiger Woods walked into the media interview room at the PGA Championship on Tuesday morning clutching a cup of hot coffee on a cool New York morning."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Brooks Koepka wins PGA Championship by 2 shots Brooks Koepka didn’t crack despite four straight bogeys on the inward nine and saved himself from wasting the largest 54-hole lead in a major.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

Scripps National Spelling Bee ends in 8-way championship tie The Scripps National Spelling Bee ended in an unprecedented eight-way tie Friday morning when the competition’s moderators ran out of words for the contestants after 20 rounds. “It’s complete. They will forever be remembered as the Elite Eight,” the announcers said after soon after they competition ...
10:26 2019-05-31

Big Question at the Hockey World Championship: Who’s No. 1 (in the Draft)? Jack Hughes of the U.S., the top-rated North American prospect, and Kaapo Kakko of Finland, the top European prospect, are under the microscope as they play for their national teams....
15:26 2019-05-21

Dino-mite! Raptors win Canada's first NBA championship The Toronto Raptors delivered Canada its first NBA title with a 114-110 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Thursday that set off a country-wide celebration....
09:13 2019-06-14

Tates Creek Wins State Championship Lexington (LEX 18) — For the first time since 1986, the Tates Creek baseball team are State Champions. The Commodores defeated McCracken Co. 4-2 Sunday afternoon at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. After trailing 2-0 after the top of the first inning, Tates Creek’s bats came alive in the 2nd with...
23:26 2019-06-09

FIA F3 car to Macau in non-championship race, track changes expected The new FIA Formula 3 car will compete at Macau in a non-championship event, with track changes to sections such as the iconic Lisboa corner also announced...
13:13 2019-07-04

Leonard, Raptors move within victory of first championship OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard’s hot hand is sending the Raptors home to Toronto on the cusp of a startling upset for Canada. Leonard outdueled the Splash Brothers for 36 points and 12 rebounds, and the Raptors moved within one victory of the franchise’s first championship by winni...
11:39 2019-06-08

Barbasol Championship Announces Local Players NICHOLASVILLE, KY – The Barbasol Championship today announced players competing in this year’s tournament with local ties. Kentucky natives Chip McDaniel, Cooper Musselman, Stephen Stallings, Jr., and Hunter Stewart join headliners Troy Merritt (2018 Barbasol Champion), Max Homa (2019 Wells Fargo Ch...
03:00 2019-06-14

Canada erupts as Raptors capture first ever NBA championship Canadians erupted from coast to coast and all the way up to the Arctic on Thursday as the Toronto Raptors captured their first NBA championship in a country that is traditionally known as the home of hockey....
09:13 2019-06-14

Nets embracing their new reality: ‘Now it’s championship talk’ LAS VEGAS — While Caris LeVert and Taurean Prince are close friends with Kevin Durant, they both downplayed any role they had in luring him to the Nets. What they didn’t downplay, however, were the team’s new championship aspirations. After landing Durant, Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan in free age...
11:39 2019-07-08

Trump Brings His Own Prize to Japan's Sumo Championship Japan’s ancient sporting tradition is getting an infusion of the Trump brand Sunday when President Trump becomes the first American leader to present a trophy to the winner of a sumo wrestling tournament in Tokyo....
06:39 2019-05-26

Tiger to return to Japan at Zozo Championship in October "Tiger Woods will return to Japan for the first time since 2006 to compete in the inaugural Zozo Championship in October, the Masters champion said on Wednesday."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Women's PGA Championship 2019: final round – live! Latest updates from the final round at HazeltineGolfer disqualified from Challenge Tour event after losing all his ballsOfficial live PGA leader boardFeel free to drop a line to scott.murray@theguardian.com 7.40pm BST No let-up from Hannah Green at the top of the leader board! She extends her lead o...
21:00 2019-06-23

Shooting At NBA Championship Celebration In Canada Injures 4 People Four people were injured, some seriously, after a shooting at the NBA championship celebration for the Toronto Raptors, police said. In a Monday evening news conference, Police Chief Mark Saunders......
04:52 2019-06-18

| Herman holds onto 1-shot Barbasol Championship lead Jim Herman rolled in two eagle putts in a 10-under par 62 to maintain a one-shot lead heading into the final round of the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship....
09:39 2019-07-21

Garcia’s walk-off HR leads UCLA into championship series OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Rachel Garcia hit a three-run walk-off homer in the 10th inning and threw a shutout as UCLA beat Washington 3-0 in 10 innings to reach the championship series. Garcia, the two-time reigning USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year, threw 179 pitches and had 16 strikeouts. No. ...
02:13 2019-06-03

UCLA Walks It Off Against Oklahoma To Win Another Softball National Championship It may not have been quite as dominant as the show of fireworks that they put on in their unbelievable 16-3 Game 1 win, but it was plenty more dramatic. The UCLA Bruins found the bats when they needed them, hit four dingers once again, and walked it off in the seventh for a 5-4 victory over a crushe...
06:26 2019-06-05

Sucher leads Travelers Championship as big names struggle Zack Sucher shoots 65 on Friday to move to 11 under par, takes two-stroke lead midway through second round of the Travelers Championship        ...
21:52 2019-06-21

Breaking down Tiger Woods' 19 PGA Championship performances Tiger Woods has won the PGA Championship four times in 19 appearances, claiming victory in 1999, 2000, 2006 and 2007.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

| Herman takes halfway lead at Barbasol Championship Jim Herman credited "a good talking to" from US President Donald Trump with helping him take the halfway lead at the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship....
08:26 2019-07-20

Jim Herman takes 2nd-round lead in Barbasol Championship Jim Herman shot his second straight 7-under 65 to take the second-round lead in the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship        ...
06:13 2019-07-20

Broadhurst, Toledo vault to Senior PGA Championship lead PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Defending champion Paul Broadhurst and Esteban Toledo shared the lead Friday two rounds into the Senior PGA Championship. Another day of unsettled weather led to a shuffle of the leaderboard with Broadhurst and Toledo vaulting 15 players. Both shot 3-under 67 to reach 3-under ...
03:13 2019-05-25

Green grabs first round lead at Women's PGA Championship Australian Hannah Green held a one-shot lead at the end of the opening round of the Women's PGA Championship on Thursday after Michelle Wie was reduced to tears as she pondered her future in the wake of an opening round 84....
13:39 2019-06-21

AD3: Anthony Davis joins Lakers with championship plans Anthony Davis has finally joined the Los Angeles Lakers after several months of courtship between the superstar and the 16-time NBA champions       ...
01:26 2019-07-14

Koepka wins PGA Championship for fourth major title "A coronation almost turned into a calamity but Brooks Koepka survived to win the PGA Championship for a second consecutive year on Sunday and establish himself as golf\u0027s new top dog."...
19:26 2019-05-21

2018's Worst Overwatch League Team Just Won A Championship Around this time last year, the professional Overwatch team Shanghai Dragons had just finished up a history-making 0-40 season. At the time, nobody would have expected that just one year later they’d be leaving the league’s top three teams in a heap of black-and-blue bodies on the ground. Maybe they...
03:52 2019-07-16

Shots Fired at Toronto Raptors Championship Parade Two people were shot and wounded at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Toronto Raptors that turned into a stampede. Police said there were two arrests....
00:52 2019-06-18

| WATCH: There is a toe wrestling championship and this man nailed his 16th title The official Toe Wrestling World Championship got off on the right foot in the village of Wetton in Staffordshire. Alan 'Nasty' Nash successfully defended his world title in the specially organised tournament at the local pub....
20:13 2019-05-27

Five story lines to watch in the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black Bethpage Black, playing to a par of 70 and stretching out north of 7,400 yards, will greet the players each day like a jab to the face.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

Spain U21 v Germany U21: European Championship final – live! Minute-by-minute updates on the action in Udine, kick-off 7.45pmGermany and Spain set up rematch with comeback winsAny comments? You can email John | tweet @johnbrewin_ 9.26pm BST 83 min: Oh, was that the chance? Nmecha’s backheel fell at the feet of Waldschmidt, who dragged his shot wide. That was ...
22:39 2019-06-30

Drake Parties With the Toronto Raptors to Celebrate Their NBA Championship Win The Toronto Raptors celebrated their historic NBA Championship victory on Saturday with their biggest celebrity cheerleader, Drake. The Canadian rapper and the likes of MVP Kawhi Leonard,......
00:00 2019-06-16

Esports: Ferrari joins F1 virtual championship for first time Ferrari have decided to join Formula One's esports for the first time, thus ensuring all 10 teams will line up on the virtual grid in this year's world championship....
23:39 2019-05-31

Baseball, Softball Regional Championship Scores and Highlights "They're my boys. I'm so excited for them, to watch how they've grown. They deserve this."@tatescrbaseball wins their first Regional Championship hardware since 2014 with a 7-1 victory over @LHSBaseball1939 @TCDORES1 pic.twitter.com/TM6r6MBKpz — Eli Gehn (@EliGehnLEX18) May 30, 201...
11:26 2019-05-30

Yuka Saso wins Girls Junior PGA Championship Yuka Saso of the Philippines rallied to win the Girls Junior PGA Championship, closing with a 3-under 67 for a two-stroke victory over Jensen Castle        ...
00:26 2019-07-13

NXT TakeOver: XXV results -- Adam Cole captures the NXT championship The 25th NXT TakeOver event was packed with action, with Johnny Gargano and Adam Cole putting on another thriller and Shayna Baszler defending her women's title but taking a post-match beating from challenger Io Shirai....
06:52 2019-06-02

Opinion: The Tiger from the Masters goes missing during first round of PGA Championship The Masters this was not. Tiger Woods' dream of winning a second consecutive major title is not officially over, but it’s not exactly alive and well.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

How NBA championship odds changed after free-agent frenzy LAS VEGAS — A day after more than $3 billion in NBA player transactions, betting markets for the league settled into place for oddsmakers from here to New Jersey — with one major exception. On the surface, the Nets would seem to be the biggest mover and shaker with the signings of Kyrie Irving (4......
22:00 2019-07-02

Jim Nantz: Bethpage Black won't be so vicious for PGA Championship Jim Nantz said he doesn't expect conditions at Bethpage Black to be nearly as tough as we've seen in recent years.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

Team USA advances to championship of Women’s World Cup in France LYON, France (AP) – Alex Morgan celebrated her go-ahead goal with a cheeky tea-sipping celebration and Alyssa Naeher stopped a late penalty kick to send the United States into the final at the Women’s World Cup with a 2-1 victory over England on Tuesday night. Team USA has punched its t...
07:00 2019-07-03

Tickets to watch Tigers Woods, PGA Championship selling for as low as $6 PGA Championship tickets have a face value of $110 but they are going for as little as $6 on StubHub.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

McIlroy wins Players Championship by one stroke in Florida "Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy emerged as the last man standing in a wild final round to win the Players Championship by one shot from American Jim Furyk in Ponte Vedra, Florida on Sunday."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Tearful Michelle Wie mired in self-doubt after firing an 84 at Women’s PGA Championship " It’s hard. It’s just one of those situations where I’m not entirely sure how much more I have left in me," said the 29-year-old golfer, who has been battling persistent hand and wrist issues....
09:00 2019-06-21

Former champion Justin Thomas withdraws from PGA Championship with wrist injury Thomas won the 2017 PGA Championship, his first career major, by two strokes ahead of Francesco Molinari, Louis Oosthuizen and Patrick Reed.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

Marquez: Assen "best race" for my 2019 MotoGP championship hopes Marc Marquez says the Dutch TT was the "best race" for his MotoGP championship hopes, as the Honda rider increased his points lead to 44 after finishing second...
13:00 2019-07-03

Manny Pacquiao v Keith Thurman: WBA welterweight championship – live! Pacquiao and Thurman face off at MGM Grand Garden ArenaTweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 4.26am BST Make what you may of this: Floyd Mayweather Jr has taken his seat at ringside at the MGM Grand ahead of tonight’s main event. Has it really been four years since he and Pacquiao met in this ve...
05:39 2019-07-21

Classy Spain sink Germany to lift Euro Under-21 Championship • Spain U-21 2-1 Germany U-21• Ruiz and Olmo goals avenge defeat in previous finalSix years ago it was David de Gea, Álvaro Morata and Isco gallivanting round the pitch with the European Under-21 Championship trophy but Spain now has a classy new generation of winners. As blue confetti rained down o...
02:00 2019-07-01

Australian Hannah Green wins first major at LPGA Championship First Australian to win a major since 2006 Wins by one shot from Korea’s Sung Hyun Park Australian Hannah Green won the women’s PGA Championship at Hazeltine, her first victory on the LPGA Tour, to become the first Australian woman since Karrie Webb at the Kraft Nabisco in 2006 to win a major.The 22...
04:13 2019-06-24

Yorkshire v Somerset, Lancashire v Sussex and more: County Championship – live • Follow all the action from around the grounds• Meanwhile, in international cricket news …• Email Tanya or leave a comment below the line 5.21pm BST Some backbone from Somerset - a 38 run partnership from Banton and Bartlett but you have to say its unlikely. 5.20pm BST Roland Jones got Labuschagn...
18:26 2019-07-15

Red-hot Chez Reavie storms to lead in third round of Travelers Championship Chez Reavie, who finished T-3 at the PGA Championship, caught fire Saturday in shooting a 7-under 63 to take the Travelers Championship lead.        ...
13:01 2019-06-23

Finland hosts first-ever Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship In the world of bizarre competitions, it probably doesn’t get much stranger than the first-ever Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship that took place Thursday in Finland....
17:26 2019-07-16

PGA Championship: Jordan Spieth still trying to find his game as he chases history Jordan Spieth would become only the sixth player in history to complete the career grand slam if he can hoist the Wanamaker Trophy on Sunday.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

Rockets reaction to Russell Westbrook trade: Championship or bust What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Sports' Trysta Krick caught up with the Rockets at Summer League after the blockbuster trade for Russell Westbrook. While there were some mixed feelings, the message was clear: it's championship or bust in Houston.       ...
09:00 2019-07-12

John Daly prohibited from using golf cart at Open Championship John Daly will not be allowed to use a golf cart when he plays the Open Championship in Northern Ireland later this month, the tournament’s organizers said Saturday....
21:52 2019-07-08

The first Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship was as awesome as it sounds Knitting is fun for some people; heavy metal, same—but you wouldn’t imagine that that particular Venn diagram contained a lot of overlap. Nevertheless, the two disparate pursuits recently combined for the first Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship....
23:13 2019-07-18

Tiger Woods, On His Achy, Miserable First Round At The Open Championship: "Just The Way It’s Going To Be" Remember how surprising it was back in April, when Tiger Woods won the Masters and it seemed like the grueling decade-plus of injury hell he spent between major championships might finally have spit out a Tiger Woods once again capable of regularly competing against a new generation of golf stars? H...
06:52 2019-07-19

Stanley Cup Final: Blues can end 52-year championship drought in Game 6 The Blues lead 3-2 in the best-of-seven NHL championship series going into Sunday's Game 6 at Enterprise Center.       ...
21:52 2019-06-09

County Championship: Lancashire v Worcestershire, Hampshire v Notts - live! Live updates from the latest round of Championship gamesEngland give Jofra Archer the nod for World Cup squadEmail your thoughts to Tanya or tweet @TJAldred 1.27pm BST DIVISION ONEHampshire v Notts: Hampshire 310 (Weatherley 66, Donald 46; Fletcher 4-79); Nottinghamshire 55-2. 1.10pm BST I’d missed ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Major British Touring Car Championship calendar shake-up for 2020 The British Touring Car Championship will feature a radically revised calendar for the 2020 season, with a new layout added to the roster for the first time in 18 years...
13:26 2019-06-16

Tyson Fury v Tom Schwarz: lineal heavyweight championship – live! Fury defends lineal heavyweight title against SchwarzTweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 3.37am BST Mikaela Mayer has just won a 10-round unanimous decision over Lizbeth Crespo by scores of 98-92, 99-91 and 100-90. The US Olympian was in total command from the third round on, improving her rec...
05:00 2019-06-16

Parel shoots 66 to lead wind-altered Senior PGA Championship Scott Parel took advantage of ideal scoring conditions morning to shoot a 4-under 66 and take the first-round lead in the weather-delayed Senior PGA Championship        ...
06:00 2019-05-24

Scripps National Spelling Bee 2019: championship finals – live! Sixteen finalists compete for $50,000 prize on national televisionSpelling tutor Scott Remer: how to build a spelling bee championCan you beat previous National Spelling Bee winners? Take our testTweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 5.09am BST Rohan Raja spells odylic correctly and it’s officia...
06:26 2019-05-31

Spelling bee 2019: Eight share Scripps Bee championship title in historic first Eight contestants won the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee Thursday night, sharing a historic co-champion title.        ...
06:39 2019-05-31

'Drake curse': Canadian star vindicated after Raptors' NBA championship win Prior to the victory over the Golden State Warriors, many had fallen victim to the music star’s reputation for bringing bad luckHis repeated interactions with athletes before critical games – and their subsequent losses – have earned Drake the unfortunate reputation of bringing bad fortune to teams....
23:52 2019-06-14

This Weekend's Rocket League Tournament Will Set The Stage For The World Championship With a $100,000 prize pool at stake, this weekend’s big Rocket League tournament in Dallas will give some of the game’s biggest teams one last chance to test one another before next month’s World Championship....
03:39 2019-06-01

Raptors hold off Warriors in Game 6 thriller to clinch first championship Toronto clinched the first championship in franchise history and ended Golden State's reign with a thrilling Game 6 victory.       ...
12:52 2019-06-14

Toronto Raptors beat Golden State Warriors for first NBA championship The Toronto Raptors dethroned the defending champion Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the Finals to capture their first NBA championship in franchise history....
07:52 2019-06-14

County Championship: Kent v Surrey, Hants v Notts and more – live! Updates from the final day of the latest round of matchesRoot happy to leave power-hitting to others during World CupYou can email Tanya here, tweet her here or comment BTL 2.18pm BST Super sub Josh Cobb becomes Hamza’s third nugget of the day. Gone for 68. Northants all the threes 133 for three. 2...
15:39 2019-05-23

Anthony Mantha Is Blazing A Path Of Destruction Through The World Championship We’re just a few hours out from a hugely important, potentially decisive Western Conference Finals Game 6, so right now is obviously the perfect time to talk about how dominant this one Detroit Red Wings kid has been over in Slovakia. Yes, for all those fans who don’t have a team left in the playoff...
00:00 2019-05-22

Semenya, Van Niekerk named in S Africa world championship team Double Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has been included in South Africa's preliminary team for this year's world championships in Doha, though it is dependent on the outcome of her appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal....
21:52 2019-06-10

NBA Finals: Raptors could make history and clinch championship with Game 5 win Tipoff is set for 9 p.m. ET on Monday at Scotiabank Arena in downtown Toronto. There will be several road closures and transit changes in effect for the game....
17:13 2019-06-10

All Women's Team Selected For 2019 National Racing Championship The 2019 JK Tyre-FMSCI National Racing Championship (JKNRC) will see an all women's team in participation under Team Ahura for the second year. The brainchild of former racer and team owner of Ahura......
13:00 2019-06-07

Drake, Beyonce & the Kawhi 'claw': How the Toronto Raptors won their first NBA Championship Drake's trolling, a viral video featuring Beyonce and a shoving match that got a team's part-owner banned - Toronto Raptors' NBA Finals triumph was full of sub-plots....
00:52 2019-06-15

PGA Championship 2019: Dates, Tiger Woods odds and tee times After Tiger Woods claimed a historic 15th major championship at The Masters, the new PGA Tour schedule brings to a much earlier but eagerly anticipated PGA Championship....
05:52 2019-05-26

Ice hockey: Canada and Finland reach world championship final Canada reached their fourth world championship final in the last five tournaments with a 5-1 rout of the Czech Republic and Finland joined them with a shock 1-0 win over favorites Russia on Saturday....
00:52 2019-05-26

Ohio State beats Gophers 8-6 to reach B10 championship game Brady Cherry homers in 4-run fourth inning, Ohio State beats Gophers 8-6 to reach Big Ten title game against Huskers        ...
22:52 2019-05-26

Finland defeats Canada for gold at hockey world championship BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Finland has won the gold medal at the hockey world championship by beating Canada 3-1 Sunday in the final. Marko Anttila’s second goal of the game broke a 1-all tie early in the third period as the Finns defeated Canada for a second time at the tournament. Harri Pes...
23:00 2019-05-26

QPR fixtures for Championship 2019-20 season: Full schedule with dates QPR fans will be looking for more consistency in the 2019-20 season, with the most realistic aim for the campaign likely to be maintaining their Championship status....
12:39 2019-06-20

Tanak wins in Chile, Ogier retakes championship lead "Estonian Ott Tanak won the inaugural Rally of Chile for Toyota on Sunday with France\u0027s reigning world champion Sebastien Ogier retaking the overall championship lead for Citroen."...
19:26 2019-05-21

South Korean Kim grabs clubhouse lead at Women's PGA Championship South Korean Kim Hyo-joo grabbed a one-shot clubhouse lead at the Women's PGA Championship in Chaska, Minnesota on Thursday as Michelle Wie endured a rough return to competition....
04:13 2019-06-21

Video: How World Endurance Championship secured its hypercar future Ahead of the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours, the ACO outlined further details of the new hypercar regulations slated for the 2020/21 World Endurance Championship season...
09:52 2019-06-15

Larson 'hated' causing NASCAR Cup championship Charlotte 600 crash NASCAR All-Star race winner Kyle Larson admitted he was completely at fault for the biggest crash of the 600-mile Cup championship round at Charlotte...
17:26 2019-05-27

Andy Ruiz Jr beats Anthony Joshua: WBA/WBO/IBF heavyweight championship – live! Briton stunned by challenged at Madison Square GardenTaylor becomes undisputed champion in epic scrap with PersoonTweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 4.14am BST Joshua lands a bit shot early on but Ruiz meets it, there’s a flurry and down goes Joshua for a third time early in the seventh! Oh d...
05:39 2019-06-02

World Championship in Medieval Combat Unfolds Like a Ukrainian Game Of Thrones This weekend the ‘World Championship in Medieval Combat’ was held in the Ukraine where hundreds of warriors clanking around in armor, swinging swords and axes, in a scene reminiscent of an episode ending in Games of Thrones ...
15:26 2019-05-21

UCLA walks off in Game 2 vs. Oklahoma to win 13th national championship in softball UCLA won its 13th national championship in softball, and first since 2010, on Kinsley Washington's walk-off single in Game 2 against Oklahoma.        ...
10:26 2019-06-05

Lithuanian couple defends world wife-carrying championship title A Lithuanian couple won the World Wife-Carrying Championship for a second time in a row in the Finnish town of Sonkajarvi on Saturday, triumphing in a contest where men complete an obstacle course with their wives slung over their shoulders....
21:39 2019-07-06

County Championship: Somerset beat Warks, Lancs v Worcs and more – live! Regular updates from around the county groundsYou can email Tanya here, tweet her here or post BTLDay two: how Tuesday’s action unfoldedAli Martin’s England World Cup team guide 2.13pm BST And Billy Root’s gone I se. Lbw Rampaul, his third of the innings. From 92/4 Glamorgan, I’m afraid, need anothe...
15:26 2019-05-22

Brazil Snaps 12-Year Copa América Championship Drought With 3-1 Win Over Peru Brazil are once again the champions of South America, defeating Peru 3-1 in the Copa América final and winning the tournament once again for the first time in 12 years....
01:26 2019-07-08

National Karting Championship Gets Bigger For 2019; JK Tyre Back As Sponsor JK Tyre will once again back the National Karting Championship in 2019 after a hiatus of two years. For the 2019 season though, the Karting Championship is all set to become bigger than ever with more......
01:01 2019-05-24

Open Championship 2019, third round leaderboard: Scores after day three at Royal Portrush Ireland's Shane Lowry will take a four shot lead and a nation's support into the final round at The Open Championship after breaking the course record with an astonishing 63....
20:52 2019-07-20

Lewis Hamilton fires warning to F1 rivals as championship lead extends • British Grand Prix winner increasingly comfortable with car• ‘Every year you get a bit more comfortable within yourself’Lewis Hamilton has expressed how at ease he is with himself and his driving after taking his seventh win of the season at the British Grand Prix. After 10 races it is the stronge...
18:26 2019-07-15

With Bruins in Stanley Cup finals, Boston ‘suffers’ from ‘Championship Fatigue Syndrome' Can a city win too much? Boston is putting the question to the test. The Bruins could make Boston the first city since 1935 to hold three major sports championships at the same time....
22:52 2019-05-24

Novak Djokovic eats grass to celebrate his marathon Wimbledon championship Djokovic outlasted Fedeer in an epic five-set match that made history and celebrated his fifth Wimbledon title like a GOAT.        ...
23:26 2019-07-14

Opinion: The Open Championship at Portrush might be only thing Northern Ireland can agree on The Open Championship makes first appearance in Northern Ireland since 1951; the Troubles are in past, but province retains slightly sinister air.       ...
12:52 2019-07-16

Finland defeats Canada to win gold medal at hockey world championship Finnish captain Marko Anttila's second goal of the game broke a 1-1 tie early in the third period as the Finns defeated Canada for a second time at the tournament....
01:52 2019-05-27

Open Championship 2019, second round leaderboard: Scores after day two at Royal Portrush Ireland's Shane Lowry holds a share of the lead as we head into the weekend at The Open as Rory McIlroy put together a fine round to come agonisingly close to making the weekend....
23:39 2019-07-19

Charlton promoted to the Championship after League One Play-Off Final comeback vs Sunderland Charlton Athletic have been promoted to the Championship after captain Patrick Bauer scored a dramatic stoppage time winner to earn playoff final victory over Sunderland at Wembley....
18:52 2019-05-26

Jordan Spieth's 66 signals slump is over, as he told us before the PGA Championship began When Jordan Spieth signed his scorecard after a 66 Friday at Bethpage Black, only Brooks Koepka was above him on the PGA Championship leaderboard.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

| Race for Premier League riches causing chaos to Championship finances Aston Villa and Derby County face off for the biggest bounty in world football with the riches of the EPL guaranteeing around £200 million to the Champioship winner....
17:00 2019-05-26

Bethpage Black no match for leader Brooks Koepka with course-record 63 at PGA Championship Not even big, bad Bethpage Black could get at Brooks Koepka, who ruled with a course-record 63 in the first round of the PGA Championship.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

Aston Villa 2-1 Derby County: Championship play-off final – as it happened Goals from Anwar El Ghazi and John McGinn helped secured a place in the Premier League for Aston Villa at Derby’s expenseRead Stuart James’s match report from Wembley 5.39pm BST Stuart James was our man at Wembley on an afternoon when Aston Villa overcame Derby County to win back their place at Eng...
18:52 2019-05-27

Stanley Cup Finals: Jordan Binnington helps Blues move one win from first championship Rookie goalie Jordan Binnington negated Zdeno Chara’s inspirational decision to play hurt as the St. Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins 2-1.        ...
14:00 2019-06-07

Shahan Ali Mohsin Dominates 2019 National Karting Championship Round 1 Agra-based racing talent Shahan Ali Mohsin dominated the first round of the 2019 JK-FMSCI Rotax National Karting Championship. The newest season of the karting series brings JK Tyre back as a title......
19:52 2019-06-12

College World Series: Vanderbilt beats Michigan for second national championship Vanderbilt defeated Michigan 8-2 in the winner-take-all Game 3 in the championship series to win the NCAA baseball title.       ...
19:26 2019-06-27

Kawhi Leonard’s future looms large at Raptors’ championship parade Kawhi Leonard took in the Raptors’ championship parade Monday, cigar in mouth, while hoisting his Finals MVP trophy before the Toronto faithful. Of course it didn’t take long for the topic of his future to arise. As Leonard and Kyle Lowry stood side-by-side atop the Raptors’ bus, fans made the...
01:26 2019-06-18

LaVar Ball vows Lakers will 'never win another championship' after team reportedly trades his son LaVar Ball condemned the Los Angeles Lakers after the team reportedly acquired Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans in a package that included his son, Lonzo....
22:39 2019-06-17

Nick Nurse’s in-game adjustments help lead Toronto Raptors to NBA Championship The following are just some of the adjustments made by Nurse that helped the Raptors capture their franchise-first NBA Championship in his first year at the helm....
12:52 2019-06-14

Queen's Club tennis live stream: how to watch the 2019 championship from anywhere It's time for the annual Queen's Club tennis tournament and we're praying for two things - firstly that the weather cheers up a bit, and second that Andy Murray's hip holds out. It's the big comeback for the former Wimbledon champ and world number 1 – at a tournament ...
16:52 2019-06-20

How to watch Queen's Club tennis: live stream the 2019 championship from anywhere It's Queen's Club tennis tournament time for 2019 and this year is particularly special as it sees the return of Andy Murray who had claimed he would retire due to injury. This is looking like the former World Number 1's comeback – at a tournament he's won a record five ti...
17:00 2019-06-14

Overcrowding becomes issue as millions of fans turn up for Raptors championship parade By 12:30 p.m., the parade was still making its way on Lake Shore Boulevard West as fans came out in droves to celebrate the Toronto Raptors' historic win....
22:26 2019-06-17

In cool, wet conditions, Bethpage Black will play tough, long for PGA Championship It looks like the first PGA Championship that Bethpage Black will host is going to be played on a soft, long course. Which players does that favor?        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

Tiger Woods takes shot at John Daly for using cart at PGA Championship Tiger Woods, who once won a major while hobbling on one good leg, isn't impressed with John Daly using a cart for PGA Championship.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

Charlton return to Championship after Patrick Bauer scores last-gasp winner Lee Bowyer was the last man standing in the Charlton technical area as his backroom staff and substitutes emptied on to the Wembley turf, flying down the touchline to join the pile-on after the captain, Patrick Bauer, snatched victory to seal promotion with just five seconds of second‑half stoppage ...
20:52 2019-05-26

4 Hurt in Shooting at Toronto Raptors NBA Championship Celebration; Police Arrest 3 At least four people were hurt and panic ensued when shots rang out Monday during the Toronto Raptors’ victory parade to celebrate their first-ever NBA Championship title....
15:52 2019-06-18

Duvets discarded, cushions thrown at Japan's Pillow Fighting Championship The Japanese may be known for their neatness, particularly when it comes to making their bed in the morning, but all social norms went out the window on Saturday during qualifying for the All-Japan Pillow Fighting Championships in Shizuoka Prefecture....
14:00 2019-05-25

Brooks Koepka kisses Jena Sims at US Open after PGA Championship drama It seems Brooks Koepka did not want to make the same mistake twice. After the golfer was dragged on social media for rejecting kisses from girlfriend Jena Sims during last month’s PGA Championship, Koepka, 29, gave his lady love a peck on Sunday before teeing off at the US Open. “The kis...
17:39 2019-06-17

Shots fired, four injured during Toronto Raptors' NBA championship parade Shots were fired during the Raptors' NBA championship parade in Toronto on Monday; police say injuries to two victims were "not life-threatening."       ...
04:52 2019-06-18

Reports of a shooting caused chaos at the Toronto Raptors' championship parade via Meagan Fitzpatrick/Twitter There was reportedly a shooting at the Toronto Raptors championship parade on Monday. Police say there were two victims with non-life-threatening injuries. Gun shots and reports of the shooting caused a chaotic scene, as those in attendance fled, all while the Raptors...
03:39 2019-06-18

Chess: national solving championship opens to entries from Britain this week A prize fund of at least £1,225 is on offer, with qualification for the 2020 world solving championship available to the eventual winnerThis week’s puzzle marks the opening round of a national competition in which Guardian readers have traditionally performed strongly over many years.You have to wor...
17:00 2019-06-21

Brooks Koepka waits until after winning PGA Championship to kiss girlfriend Jena Sims Girlfriend Jena Sims wanted to give Brooks Koepka a good luck kiss before Sunday's final round. He made her wait until it was over.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

Alabama football blames national championship loss on lack of discipline, focus Alabama football coach Nick Saban and linebacker Dylan Moses said the Crimson Tide lost January's national championship game because the team wasn't properly prepared to beat Clemson....
20:52 2019-07-18

Nirmal Umashankar Dominates X-30 Class Of 2019 National Karting Championship Round 2 The second round of the X-30 class of the 2019 JK Tyre-FMSCI National Karting Championship was held in Bangalore at the Meco Kartopia circuit and saw the racers show some incredible talent through......
03:39 2019-06-18

Nirmal, Ruhaan Maintain Top Spots In X-30 Class Of National Karting Championship Round 4 The fourth round of the JK Tyre-FMSCI National Karting Championship concluded on Sunday and young talents Nirmal Umashankar from Chennai and Ruhaan Alva from Bengaluru maintained their dominance in......
00:26 2019-07-17

WWE Extreme Rules results: Brock Lesnar cashes in, wins Universal championship On a night highlighted by the return of the Undertaker and many title changes, Brock Lesnar shocked everyone at Extreme Rules with a Money in the Bank cash-in....
05:13 2019-07-15

Tony Romo pulls away to defend title at American Century Championship in Tahoe Tony Romo defended his title at the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament at Edgewood Tahoe.       ...
03:52 2019-07-15

Arch-climbing fans force Raptors to temporarily stop championship parade The Raptors' NBA championship parade was temporarily stopped because fans had climbed atop arches in downtown Toronto.       ...
21:26 2019-06-17

Kawhi Leonard urged to stay with Toronto Raptors during team's championship parade Toronto Raptors fans are doing everything they can to convince Kawhi Leonard not to leave the organization when he hits the free-agent market come the end of the month....
22:39 2019-06-17

Hyundai joins World Rally Championship race to sign Toyota's Tanak Hyundai has joined the race to sign Ott Tanak for the 2020 World Rally Championship, with team boss Andrea Adamo declaring he has no qualms about chasing a 'superteam' line-up...
15:26 2019-07-03

SEC hopes to turn continued baseball dominance into another College World Series championship The SEC has four teams at this year's College World Series and has sent 21 over the past eight years, but has just two titles to show for it so far.       ...
18:26 2019-06-15

Can Tiger Woods win the PGA Championship? Our experts make their picks for year's second major Tiger Woods is back as he proved by winning his fifth green jacket. But can he tame Bethpage Black? Or will another contender take home the title.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

Jeongeun Lee6 rides Sunday surge to win U.S. Women's Open championship Jeongeun Lee finished at 6-under 278 in the 2019 U.S. Women's Open, a fitting number for a player who goes by the nickname “Lucky 6.”        ...
06:26 2019-06-03

Scripps National Spelling Bee ends in unprecedented 8-way championship tie after organizers run out of challenging words OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Scripps National Spelling Bee ends in unprecedented 8-way championship tie after organizers run out of challenging words. The post Scripps National Spelling Bee ends in unprecedented 8-way championship tie after organizers run out of challenging words appeared first on LEX18.co...
08:52 2019-05-31

Opinion: US women's soccer team personified America at its best with World Cup championship The U.S. women's World Cup title Sunday is one for the ages, for sure. More than that, though, they’re a team for the ages. For this age.       ...
04:26 2019-07-08

Rise and shine: Tiger Woods gets up at 1 a.m. to prepare for Open Championship at Royal Portrush In an effort to adjust to the time-zone change, the 15-time major champion has been waking up at 1 a.m., or 6 a.m. local time in Northern Ireland.        ...
22:00 2019-07-08

John Daly to play Barbasol Championship after British Open denies him cart use John Daly, who was denied the use of a cart at the British Open, will instead play in a tournament in Kentucky.        ...
00:39 2019-07-10

Brooks Koepka snubbed Tiger Woods who asked about practice round before the Open Championship Tiger Woods told reporters Tuesday he had reached out to Brooks Koepka to congratulate him on his second-place finish at the U.S. Open and to see if he wanted to have a practice round before the Open Championship....
16:13 2019-07-17

2019 National Car Racing Championship: Volkswagen Dominates Indian Touring Car Category In Round 1 Volkswagen Motorsport India dominated the first round of the Indian Touring Car (ITC) category in the 2019 National Car Racing Championship. The opening round of the season was held at the Kari Motor......
23:52 2019-06-23

Open Championship 2019, second round tee times: Friday schedule as Rory McIlroy looks for a miracle After a nightmare start to his Open, home favourite Rory McIlroy will need something miraculous on day two if he is to play any significant part in the weekend....
19:39 2019-07-18

Hannah Green wins KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, becomes third Aussie to win an LPGA major Longshot Hannah Green led wire-to-wire to become the third Australian to win an LPGA major, joining Karrie Webb and Jan Stephenson.        ...
05:39 2019-06-24

Toronto Raptors Fans Disperse In Panic After Reports Of Shots Fired At Championship Parade The ceremonies after today’s championship parade for the Toronto Raptors were halted this afternoon after reports of shots fired near Bay Street and Albert Street, at the southeast part of Nathan Phillips Square, where the rally was being held....
01:52 2019-06-18

Championship Play-Off Final 2019: Date, tickets and time for Aston Villa vs Derby Aston Villa will make a second successive appearance in the Championship Play-Off Final as they seek to end their three-year exile from the Premier League....
09:39 2019-05-27

Aston Villa vs Derby live stream: how to watch 2019 Championship play-off final from anywhere They call it football's most richest game. They say it's worth in excess of £150m to the club that wins it. But when the players of Aston Villa and Derby County walk on to the Wembley turf for the 2019 EFL Championship play-off final today, that will be the furthest thing from their m...
01:00 2019-05-28

Virginia rallies, upends Duke in double overtime to reach NCAA championship game The Virginia Cavaliers rallied late and scored in double overtime to upend the Duke Blue Devils and advance to the NCAA        ...
00:01 2019-05-26

Opinion: Tiger Woods' poor play stunning as is way he accepted missing PGA Championship cut Just 33 days after Masters win, Tiger Woods came crashing to earth at PGA Championship, shooting 36-hole total of 5-over par to miss cut by a stroke.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

Megan Rapinoe, Rose Lavelle lead U.S. women to 2019 World Cup championship in France U.S. women win back-to-back World Cup championships for the first time. After being tied at halftime, they defeated the Netherlands 2-0.       ...
21:13 2019-07-07

Hannah Green, Ariya Jutanugarn set for Sunday duel at KPMG Women's PGA Championship Hannah Green takes a one-shot lead over former No. 1 Ariya Jutanugarn into Sunday of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship.        ...
13:01 2019-06-23

Virginia rallies, upends Duke in double overtime; Yale returns to NCAA championship game Virginia rallied late and scored in double overtime to upend Duke and advance to the NCAA title game, where it will face defending champion Yale.        ...
01:26 2019-05-26

Laura Muir sets her sights on World Championship success after dominant 1500m win at the Anniversary Games Laura Muir laid out her medal intentions for this year's World Championships in Doha after a rampant victory over a world-class 1500m field at the Anniversary Games in London....
20:52 2019-07-20

Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri Under Investigation for Allegedly Hitting Sheriff’s Deputy After Championship Win Did Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri perhaps get a little too carried away in his zeal to celebrate with his team on the court after they won their first NBA Championship Thursday night, or did an Alameda County sheriff’s deputy maybe go a little too far in his zeal to police the arena?...
01:52 2019-06-15

Australian Hannah Green battles elements to take early KPMG Women's PGA Championship lead The weather got nasty at Hazeltine National on Thursday, but Green soldiered through to card a 4-under 68 and lead the opening round.        ...
08:26 2019-06-21

Open Championship 2019: Odds, betting tips and picks as Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and more vie for glory Francesco Molinari will look to defend his first Major title as the Open Championship returns to Northern Ireland for the first time in more than half a century....
10:52 2019-07-09

Packers Hall of Famer Brett Favre talks comeback, Bart Starr and Aaron Rodgers at AmFam Championship Brett Favre talked about a variety of topics at AmFam Championship, including a hacked IG post, Bart Starr and Aaron Rodgers.       ...
17:26 2019-06-23

Opinion: The new Tiger Woods defies logic so there's no reason he won't win PGA Championship Tiger Woods won the Masters by making almost no mistakes on Sunday so why can't he win at Bethpage?        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

World Cup parade: USWNT celebrates 2019 Women's World Cup championship USWNT won its fourth World Cup title July 7 — and Wednesday it celebrated in style with a ticker tape parade in New York.       ...
00:26 2019-07-11

World Rally Championship's Rally GB Oulton Park stage revealed MSV chief executive Jonathan Palmer has explained how the World Rally Championship will use the Oulton Park circuit for Rally GB's first return to a race circuit in 20 years...
18:26 2019-06-19

Opinion: Brooks Koepka shows in PGA Championship win he's one of golf's top alpha dogs Throughout his PGA Championship victory, Brooks Koepka displayed the type of "arrogance" that makes him so good.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

Last Year’s Underdogs Now Have A Shot At This Year’s Call Of Duty Championship Colt “Havok” McLendon watched the 2018 Call of Duty World League Championship from home. This year, his team could go all the way to the finals....
03:00 2019-07-20

Team USA men’s team falls to Mexico in Gold Cup Championship in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) – U.S. men failed to follow the example of American women, showing just how far they are from success. Both Team USA & Team Mexico's soccer squads are popular in the Tucson-area. -Which team were -you- cheering for in the Championship game of the Gold Cup (played in Chicago)?...
11:00 2019-07-08

UA women’s golf falls just short of NCAA golf championship TUCSON – After stunning golf powerhouse USC to advance to the NCAA Final Four, the Arizona Wildcat women’s golf team fell short of advancing to the championship match for the second year in a row. Here’s more from Wednesday’s sportscast on News 4 Tucson sports:...
11:39 2019-05-23

Raptors celebrate first championship with rallying cry: 'Get you a poncho!' Kawhi Leonard, Kyle Lowry, Serge Ibaka, Danny Green and the rest of the Raptors soaked up every moment of their NBA Finals win in Game 6.       ...
12:52 2019-06-14

The number one competitive eater in the world, Joey Chestnut, came to Austin, Texas Friday to compete in the World Hostess Donettes-eating Championship When it comes to competitive-eating, Joey Chestnut appears to favor “dogs” over donuts. However, that was not the case at the second annual “world Hostess Donettes-Eating Championship.” Geoffrey Esper of Massachusetts came in first place. He ate a total of two-hundred-thirty-...
09:52 2019-06-08

Why did BYU play the third round before the first round in golf championship? Third round play of the NCAA Div. I Men's Golf Championship is scheduled for Sunday, a day the BYU Cougars don't compete due to religious reasons.        ...
20:26 2019-05-24

Don’t expect a trade deal with China before the 2020 election Here we go again. The president said this week that negotiations with China over trade are far from resolving anything. So he’s talking punitive tariffs again. And that is bothering the stock market. The Chinese tactic is to stall. Trump could be out of office in 2021, so why should they negotiate w...
11:26 2019-07-18

Japan-South Korea gloom spurs worries of 'never seen before' chip price spike Memory chip spot prices have risen for the first time this year, indicating grim warnings of "never seen before" spikes and a supply disruption could come to pass as a dispute between South Korea and Japan drags on....
12:26 2019-07-18

Texas Border Agent Allegedly Sexually Harassed Mother of Child Held in Detention Center A border agent who worked at a child detention facility in Clint, TX allegedly sent harassing messages to the mother of a 12-year-old child who was detained where he worked, according to the Washington Post. The mother filed a complaint with Customs and Border Protection about the alleged incident....
12:52 2019-07-18

Frank Lampard tells Callum Hudson-Odoi he will have key role at Chelsea and remains hopeful of new contract Frank Lampard is hopeful Callum Hudson-Odoi will sign a new contract with Chelsea and believes the teenager could become central to his plans at Stamford Bridge....
13:00 2019-07-18

Irish PM says he may compromise on Brexit border issue Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Thursday he was willing to listen to alternative proposals from the next British prime minister on keeping Northern Ireland's border open after Brexit and could compromise if his objectives were achieved....
13:01 2019-07-18

Angels pitcher Noe Ramirez suspended for 3 games Angels pitcher Noé Ramirez has been suspended for three games and fined an undisclosed amount for throwing a pitch in the area of Houston outfielder Jake Marisnick's head, and Los Angeles manager Brad Ausmus has been suspended a game and fined....
13:13 2019-07-18

|Nationalisation,privatisation,land:WhatMandelatoldbusinessin1990stillresonatestoday Almost three decades ago, Nelson Mandela addressed a conference of 300 business executives on questions that South Africa still grapples with, including nationalisation, privitisation, a living wage land reform, inequality, public finances, unions and capital flight. For Mandela Day, an edited versi...
13:26 2019-07-18

One giant leap: how the Evening Standard was first in the race to cover the moon landing Demand for the paper was unprecedented, and the presses in the basement of the art deco Express building in Fleet Street kept rolling, says Nick Curtis...
13:26 2019-07-18

Game of Thrones: the stars forced to nominate themselves for Emmys Gwendoline Christie and Alfie Allen have had go it alone after HBO chose not to put them up for awards consideration. But can they win, against the odds?Unless you actively enjoy excruciatingly drawn-out scenes of roundtable policy minutiae, the Game of Thrones finale was a bit of a disappointment. ...
13:26 2019-07-18

DHS chief Kevin McAleenan to answer migrant questions in House hearing Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan is set to testify before Congress Thursday about the department's migrant family separation policy at the border -- an issue that's drawn substantial criticism....
13:26 2019-07-18

Union Pacific revenue falls 1.3%, hit by lower freight volumes U.S. railroad operator Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a 1.3% fall in revenue, as a severe flood in the Midwest and the ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions hit freight volumes....
14:26 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-Turkey says defence firms face temporary losses after F-35 removal Turkish defence companies may face temporary losses after a U.S. decision to remove Ankara from the F-35 fighter jet programme but the industry will emerge stronger as a result, the head of Turkey's Defence Industry Directorate said on Thursday....
14:26 2019-07-18

Message In A Bottle Found In Australia 50 Years On An Australian boy who discovered a message in a bottle on a remote beach may have a new penpal after the Englishman who dropped it from an Australia-bound ship 50 years ago was tracked down....
14:26 2019-07-18

India's Consumer Goods Growth Slows As Rural Demand Cools: Nielsen Volume growth in India's fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector slowed to 6.2 per cent in the three months to June from 9.9 per cent in the previous quarter....
15:13 2019-07-18

Fire leave more than two dozen dead at Japanese animation building A fire at the Kyoto Animation building in Japan has left more than two dozen people dead, according to officials.        ...
15:13 2019-07-18

Review: Making a Spectacle of History (and Herself) Radu Jude’s “I Do Not Care if We Go Down in History as Barbarians” is a complicated meditation on the responsibilities — and limits — of art in the face of horror....
15:13 2019-07-18

Student’s senior photos in legendary bathrobe go viral Sporting a dated haircut and a mom-approved outfit, many look back at their senior portraits and cringe. But not Evan Dennison. He’s the stuff of which high school legends are made. Heather Waters, mother to 17-year-old Dennison, hired photographer Tiffany Clark to take photos of her son befor...
16:00 2019-07-18

Netflix tries out a mobile-only streaming plan, as subscriber growth slows It’s an interesting time for Netflix. While the streaming service is still in a hugely strong financial position, and able to fund a huge number of original shows and films, it’s uncertain whether it can keep up the explosive growth it’s had in the past few years. In fact, ...
16:13 2019-07-18

12 Israelis Detained in Cyprus for Alleged Rape of British Woman (PARALIMNI, Cyprus) — A Cyprus court has ordered 12 Israelis vacationing on the east Mediterranean island nation to remain in police custody for eight days after a 19-year-old British woman alleged that she was raped. Judge Tonia Nicolaou removed reporters from the hearing Thursday because som...
16:13 2019-07-18

This strange new phishing attack uses a surprise bill to trick you into clicking Researchers uncover a campaign which uses SHTML files - commonly associated with web servers - to direct users to malicious, credential-stealing websites....
16:52 2019-07-18

Ad Astra isn't your old man's outer space family action-drama in thrilling new trailer There was a somber self-seriousness to the first trailer for Ad Astra, James Gray’s delayed space drama. Brad Pitt’s Roy McBride discovers his father, Clifford (Tommy Lee Jones), who presumably vanished during a journey to Neptune, isn’t actually dead. In fact, he could be up to some nefarious space...
17:13 2019-07-18

7 Things I Do Every Day Before 9 A.M., Though You Should Know I’m Not Particularly Successful, Pretty Much Just A Regular Joe We’ve all heard the old adage that successful people start the day early, and I’m just kind of a random guy, but I also try to do that. If you’re looking to add to your morning routine, here are seven things I do every day before 9 a.m. Go ahead and give them a shot—just keep in mind that I’m not cr...
17:39 2019-07-18

Charles Dickens museum buys lost portrait 130 years after it went missing London museum raises £180,000 to buy lost Margaret Gillies portrait of young author found in South African auctionA portrait of Charles Dickens that was lost for more than 130 years is “coming home” after a successful fundraising campaign.The Charles Dickens Museum at 48 Doughty Street in London sai...
17:39 2019-07-18

Here’s Every Single Mission to the Moon in One Chart Humans started to work in earnest to get to the moon in the 1950s, when the U.S. and U.S.S.R. initiated a bracing Cold War space race. The Soviets drew first blood in 1959: in that one year, Luna 1 became the first spacecraft to reach the moon. Luna 2 was the first to reach the lunar surface, and Lu...
18:13 2019-07-18

Everything you need to know about the hottest panels at San Diego Comic-Con 2019 The biggest pop culture celebration in the world celebrates its 50th birthday this year, and for such a milestone anniversary San Diego Comic-Con has certainly teed up a slew of exciting panels as the annual convention gets underway on Thursday. From Warner Bros.’ big showing this year to the ...
18:13 2019-07-18

FaceApp's privacy concerns: How the app compares to Facebook, Instagram and SnapChat terms A new wave of interest has made FaceApp the top free entry in the Apple and Google app stores. It has also lead to privacy concerns.       ...
18:26 2019-07-18

Tokyo Govenor defends cost of hosting 2020 Olympics "Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan\u0027s rapidly aging society."...
18:39 2019-07-18

TikTok is testing a WhatsApp shortcut to let you share videos with your best friends It appears social media sensation TikTok is taking a leaf out of the books of Instagram, Snapchat, and YouTube. The platform is currently testing a Discover tab to make it easier for users to, well, discover new engaging content. The Discover tap sits left of the upload button, where the Search func...
19:26 2019-07-18

Kawhi Leonard bizarrely ripped by NBA executives Kawhi Leonard has been the talk of the NBA the past few months, yet his dazzling playoff performance hasn’t impressed everyone. As Leonard comes off a historic NBA championship with the Raptors and winning his second NBA Finals MVP, NBA executives granted the freedom of anonymity decided to take biz...
19:26 2019-07-18

Dwight Howard strangely misunderstood Kobe Bryant’s ‘soft’ diss for years Dwight Howard’s relationship with Kobe Bryant wasn’t great when they played together, and it got worse afterward. When Howard came back to the Staples Center with the Rockets in 2014, the two got into a scuffle, in which Bryant called his former teammate “soft.” The incident ...
19:26 2019-07-18

Zion Williamson is the highlight of Knicks preseason Knicks fans will get a very early look at rookie phenom Zion Williamson at the Garden. According to an NBA source, the Pelicans will visit the Garden during preseason, taking on the Knicks on Oct. 18. Williamson, the No. 1 pick in the draft, faced the Knicks summer-league team on July 5 but only las...
19:26 2019-07-18

Two horses euthanized at Del Mar after accident Charge a Bunch, a 2-year-old colt, threw its rider at Del Mar, ran the wrong way and collided with Carson Valley, a 3-year-old gelding trained by Bob Baffert. Both horses were euthanized....
19:39 2019-07-18

Google's project to fill local news void announces first city: Youngstown, Ohio Google announced Thursday that Youngstown, Ohio, has been selected as the inaugural city for an initiative with McClatchy, called the Compass Experiment....
20:00 2019-07-18

Beyond the Apollo 11 moon landing: Neil Armstrong's close friend reveals a different side of legend Ex-LPGA commissioner Charlie Mechem had an enduring friendship with Neil Armstrong, who he met two years after the moon landing. He reflects on bond.       ...
20:26 2019-07-18

'It takes a special person': Baseball Hall of Fame finally home to Mariano Rivera and history's great closers With Mariano Rivera and Lee Smith being inducted, the Baseball Hall of Fame can say it has the best of the best closers.       ...
20:26 2019-07-18

Palestinian soccer head loses appeal over Messi incitement The Court of Arbitration for Sport has dismissed an appeal by the head of Palestinian soccer against his ban by FIFA for "inciting hatred and violence" toward Lionel Messi       ...
20:26 2019-07-18

NYC judge cites danger, flight risk in refusing bail for Jeffrey Epstein A federal New York judge refused bail Thursday for billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, on charges he sexually exploited and trafficked teenage girls -- saying he's too dangerous to be on the streets and a serious flight risk....
20:39 2019-07-18

Iran Says It Seized Foreign Tanker, Escalating Regional Tensions A video released by the Revolutionary Guards showed the ship’s name as the Riah — the same as a missing Emirati tanker — and said it was smuggling fuel....
20:39 2019-07-18

Watch: Rory McIlroy cards quadruple-bogey on first hole at British Open Rory McIlroy -- the betting favorite to win the 2019 British Open -- began the tournament with a quadruple-bogey on the first hole Thursday at Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland....
20:52 2019-07-18

Saved by the Bell - The Surprising History of Safety Coffins Modern medicine is full of wonders and lifesaving, revolutionary methods - many of which are taken for granted.  ...
20:52 2019-07-18

Man dies after lightning strike causes tree limb to crush car A Connecticut man was killed when a tree was struck by lightning — sending a massive limb, along with electrical wires, crashing onto his car, according to a report. Jarrod Marotto, 21, of Southington, was in his car around 5:15 p.m. Wednesday when the branch landed on his car near the Fairfield-Bri...
21:00 2019-07-18

‘El Chapo’ is contained. Mexico’s drug war is not. The man who came to embody the horror of Mexico’s drug trade was sentenced to life in prison. But cartel violence is getting worse in the country, even as drug kingpins fade from view....
21:26 2019-07-18

Trump claims he 'felt bad' about racist chants at his rally Donald Trump has attempted to distance himself from the "send her back" chants aimed at Somali-born congresswoman Ilhan Omar during an election rally....
21:26 2019-07-18

Pokemon Masters: iOS, Android game gets first gameplay trailer, release date update The newest Pokemon game is almost here - and today we got a closer look at how it's going to play and what you'll be able to do on the mobile game. Here's what you need to know....
21:39 2019-07-18

Trump Tries to Blatantly Lie His Way Out of Responsibility for Omar Chant After days spent hurling racist attacks at Rep. Ilhan Omar spilled into his supporters chanting “send her back” at a rally last night, President Trump on Thursday distanced himself the vitriol he helped stir up by ridiculously trying to pretend he disapproved of it and tried to stop it....
21:39 2019-07-18

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger -source The U.S. Justice Department has told T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp to wrap up a deal by the end of next week to sell assets that are to be divested as a condition of their proposed merger or face a lawsuit aimed at stopping the transaction, a source familiar with the deal said on Thursday....
22:00 2019-07-18

Could Brazil's new ambassador to the US be a Bolsonaro? Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro intends to nominate his son Eduardo for the country's most important diplomatic post: ambassador to the US. Will burger-flipping skills be enough to override nepotism concerns?...
22:00 2019-07-18

Write Your Kid a Letter Every Year on Their Birthday When my son turned one year old, I sat down to write him a letter. I wanted to talk to him, to tell him how monumentally he had grown over the past year. I wanted to remember how his newborn legs were so skinny, I could wrap my thumb and pinky finger around them with room to spare. I wanted to bottl...
22:26 2019-07-18

Hundreds of Astronomers Denounce Arrest of Native Hawaiians Protesting Thirty Meter Telescope All week, opponents to the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) have been putting their bodies on the line to prevent construction from starting on top of Hawaii’s Mauna Kea. Now these opponents, who are largely Native Hawaiian, are finding allies among an unlikely group: astronomers, including those whose ...
22:26 2019-07-18

Motorcyclists descend on Puerto Rican capital, call for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign Motorcyclists that swarmed San Juan became the latest to add their thundering voices to calls for the resignation of Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló.        ...
22:39 2019-07-18

Save Big on Samsung's Fancy "The Frame" Smart TVs, While Supplies Last SAMSUNG 65" Class 4K UHD The Frame QLED Smart TV | $1,798 | WalmartSAMSUNG 55" Class 4K UHD The Frame QLED Smart TV | $1,398 | Walmart SAMSUNG 49" Class 4K UHD The Frame QLED Smart TV | $1,198 | Walmart...
23:13 2019-07-18

Area 51 whistleblower Bob Lazar says don't storm base: "No aliens or alien technology located there" As we’ve previously stated, there aren’t aliens in Area 51. We can all agree that they lived there once, playing ping-pong and watching Happy Days from their secret alien lounge. But our space friends have long since departed their old home—a fact that makes the decision to gather a shit-ton of peo...
23:13 2019-07-18

Mets better off pushing for playoffs than same lame trades The Mets should have Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard available in trades, set a $1.50-on-the-dollar price and see if the Yankees, Braves, Astros, Padres, etc., are willing to overpay. The fade of Matt Harvey, the recent injury of Zack Wheeler and the record over the past two and a half seasons (37...
23:26 2019-07-18

Comic-Con: Will any of these shows be the next 'Game of Thrones'? With "Game of Thrones" abdicating its TV throne after eight seasons, potential fantasy successors to its TV throne are on display at Comic-Con.        ...
23:39 2019-07-18

Jerry Seinfeld on 'Comedians in Cars': Top guests, biggest surprises and his favorite ride Jerry Seinfeld hits the road with Eddie Murphy, Seth Rogen, Melissa Villasenor and other talents for Season 11 of 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.'        ...
23:39 2019-07-18

Suspect in Bianca Devins slaying moved from hospital to jail His booking photo, which was released by the Oneida County Sheriff's Office, shows where he sliced his own neck after allegedly slitting Devins' throat on Sunday....
23:39 2019-07-18

AOC grills acting Homeland Security chief about ‘rape memes’ she appears in ​WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez asked acting ​Homeland Security head Kevin McAleenan how so many Border Patrol agents ended up in a Facebook group where “rape memes” featuring the congresswoman were shared. AOC started her line of questioning in Thursday’s House Oversight Committee...
23:39 2019-07-18

Summer's 6 Most Refreshing Beers Shandies and other Euro-style fruit-flavored brews have washed up stateside, and summer will never be the same. Here, our top picks to see you through the season....
23:52 2019-07-18

Alberta oil and gas producer cleanup cost estimates set too low, says coalition The Alberta Liabilities Disclosure Project said the province's largest oil and gas companies are underestimating how much it will cost to clean up thousands of oil and gas wells drilled over past decades....
23:52 2019-07-18

Vistara Pilots, Grounded For Flying With Low Fuel, Resume Duties: Report Aviation regulator DGCA Thursday permitted two Vistara pilots, who had issued a ''Mayday'' distress call due to low-fuel near Lucknow airport while operating a Mumbai-Delhi flight, to resume their......
00:00 2019-07-19

Over 1000 Fast Track Courts Set Up, 2250 Crores Given From Nirbhaya Fund The government has set up one-stop centres in 33 states and Union Territories across the country under the Nirbhaya Fund and provided Rs 2,250 crore under 29 programmes to ensure women safety, Rajya......
00:00 2019-07-19

Trump: US 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz President Donald Trump has said the US Navy shot down an Iranian drone after a ship took "defensive action." It marks the second incident involving ships passing through the Persian Gulf in the past 24 hours....
00:01 2019-07-19

Iran makes 'substantial' nuclear offer in return for US lifting sanctions Plan would allow enhanced, permanent nuclear inspectionsForeign minister: ‘It’s not about photo ops. We want substance’Iran has offered a deal with the US in which it would formally and permanently accept enhanced inspections of its nuclear programme, in return for the permanent lifting of US sancti...
00:13 2019-07-19

'You don't exist to me': Mariah Carey refuses FaceApp aging challenge In classic Mariah Carey fashion, the pop diva said she refuses to acknowledge viral existence of FaceApp, which makes users look old.        ...
00:13 2019-07-19

The Rebranded Hilton Honors Surpass Card Offers Incredible Perks For $95 Per Year American Express is rebranding its Hilton Honors American Express Ascend Card as the Hilton Honors American Express® Surpass Card, and launching an exciting limited time offer to coincide with the change....
00:52 2019-07-19

How to Use Faster Context Menus in the Latest iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 Beta The fourth iOS 13 and iPadOS beta has rolled out for developers, and while there are the usual list of changes and bug-fixes in Beta 4, one of the more interesting tweaks is a much more responsive Context Menu that you’ll be able to pull up on any device running iOS or iPadOS 13....
00:52 2019-07-19

Iran’s Foreign Minister Proposes Modest Deal to End Impasse With U.S. The Iranian foreign minister sounded philosophical if nothing came of efforts to restart negotiations to the nuclear accord that President Trump has jettisoned....
00:52 2019-07-19

Strait of Hormuz latest: US 'destroys' Iranian drone after it comes within 'threatening distance' of warship A US warship has destroyed an Iranian drone that came with "threatening distance" in the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between the two countries....
01:13 2019-07-19

Supermarket chain apologises for 'sexist' wine and condom offer aimed at secretaries An international supermarket chain has apologised after launching a "combo" offer aimed at female secretaries, which included condoms and a bottle of wine....
01:13 2019-07-19

Tom Cruise delights fans with first look at 'Top Gun: Maverick' "Top Gun" roared back on Thursday when Tom Cruise made a surprise appearance at Comic-Con to show the first trailer for the long-awaited sequel to his military action movie....
01:26 2019-07-19

Shkreli stays in jail; Infamous ex-pharma CEO quickly loses appeal Enlarge / Martin Shkreli, former chief executive officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals AG, center, listens while his attorney Benjamin Brafman, right, speaks to members of the media outside federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, US, on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) In ...
01:39 2019-07-19

Italy's warring coalition parties warn of government collapse The leaders of Italy's coalition partners the League and 5-Star Movement warned on Thursday the government could collapse following mutual recriminations over the election of the next European Commission president....
01:52 2019-07-19

Microsoft posts record Q4 results despite Xbox slowdown We're all used to hearing how well Microsoft has been doing by now, so the company's earnings report for Q4 2019 comes as no surprise. Once again, the tech giant performed well, delivering a "record fiscal year." CEO Satya Nadella attributed this to......
02:13 2019-07-19

Does net neutrality still matter in our post-web world? What we think the public Internet is has already been replaced with a vision of the digital marketplace that’s more reflective of our society. So why are we trying to resuscitate a framework from another era?...
03:13 2019-07-19

FDNY firefighter Richard Driscoll becomes 200th to die of 9/11-related illness New York City Fire Department firefighter Richard Driscoll became the 200th member of the department to die of illness related to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the FDNY said Thursday....
03:26 2019-07-19

Adorable baby zoo animals to visit around the US Need a smile? See baby animals born throughout the U.S. this summer. Scaly, furry, feathery, tiny or big: Which is your favorite?       ...
03:52 2019-07-19

Fort Lauderdale tourists evacuated from hotels after water main break cripples beach town Fort Lauderdale, Florida, hotels are evacuating guests after a water main break has threatened an area water outage.       ...
03:52 2019-07-19

Dominican Republic to enhance food and drink inspections after tourist deaths The Dominican Republic is amping up safety measures, including enhancing food and rink inspections, after a spate of tourist deaths.       ...
03:52 2019-07-19

The ‘Cats’ Trailer Just Landed. What Were They Thinking? We finally get to see Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, James Corden and the newcomer Francesca Hayward all furred up. We have five months to get used to it....
03:52 2019-07-19

NJ woman sues Caesars for fostering ‘male-dominated culture’ A New Jersey woman is suing casino chain Caesars for fostering a male-dominated culture that looked the other way as she was retaliated against for complaining about a creepy incident with a superior, according to her lawsuit. Jocelyn Agnellini Allison says her career at Caesars started to suffer af...
04:26 2019-07-19

New sampling system unveiled to test storm water in Pima County PIMA COUNTY, Ariz. — The Pima Department of Environmental Quality has a new system that helps detect what is in the water after monsoon storms. The Monsoon can cause heavy downpours and flooding, which could wash whatever is on the ground into the aquifer or washes. Some of these materials can...
04:52 2019-07-19

Democrat lifts hold on Treasury nominees amid ongoing fight over Trump's tax returns The top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee is dialing back his threat to block Treasury Department nominees, saying he will allow hearings on three nominees to proceed....
05:13 2019-07-19

Democratic debates: Biden and Harris will face off again in second round As in first debates in Miami, the field will be crowded with 20 candidates spread over two nightsJoe Biden faces a rematch against his tormentor Kamala Harris while Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren will go head to head in a battle of the left in the second Democratic primary debates at the end of...
05:26 2019-07-19

The new 2020 Corvette Stingray revealed. Guns for Ferrari with Chevy's first mid-engine design The base version of the sports car will punch out 495 horsepower, 40 more than the seventh-generation car and enough to launch it from 0 to 60 in "less than three seconds" when equipped with an optional performance package, the automaker claims....
05:26 2019-07-19

YouTube’s newest feature could save you a bundle in mobile data charges YouTube’s newest feature lets users seamlessly swap between a song and its music video with no interruption. If an official music video exists, the mobile app’s screen will now display two options: “song” and “video”. The audio-only version will feature just the song and its cover art, while the vid...
06:00 2019-07-19

In A Twist, Bengals Player Embarrassed By Fan's Crime Police in Florence, Kentucky, are searching for a man allegedly stole a case of beer from a store. At the time, he was barefoot and wore a Bengals jersey, so be on the lookout for a guy who really hates shoes and loudly talks about how happy he is that Marvin Lewis is gone....
06:13 2019-07-19

Here's A Risky But Perfect Tweener Wimbledon is over, but grass court tennis isn’t, even if the experience is not so finely curated. World No. 83 Alexander Bublik is playing at Newport this week. Earlier this year he earned the honor (or curse) of becoming one of Nick Kyrgios’s favorite players on tour after the two goofed through an...
06:13 2019-07-19

Revamped Nets put 76ers’ Tobias Harris on notice Tobias Harris pegs his Sixers “at the top’’ of the East, but the Long Island native believes the Nets are going to be there battling them. Appearing at the NBA Players Association’s kids camp at Pier 36 Thursday, the Sixers’ standout small forward said he feels the addition of Al Horford and his own...
06:26 2019-07-19

Legend of Mariano Rivera goes way beyond the numbers The 652 saves, most in MLB history, tell only part of the story. The legacy of Mariano Rivera lives on not only in that number, but in the Yankees bullpen with the way Rivera went about his work. Just as the way he wore the legendary No. 42 with class, Rivera not only delivered, he......
06:26 2019-07-19

Berry Gordy's long-awaited Motown documentary set for Showtime premiere Billed as the definitive Motown documentary, the film features rare footage and performances to tell the story of the Detroit-born label and its impact.        ...
06:39 2019-07-19

At least 9 children dead, 16 hurt in Philippines truck crash Philippine police say at least 9 mostly grade school students died and 16 others were injured when the truck they were riding on lost control on a downhill road, flipped on its side and pinned some of the victims...
07:00 2019-07-19

Biden echoes Obama to distinguish his healthcare plan from Bernie Former Vice President Joe Biden contrasted his healthcare plan to fellow presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders and said people would be allowed to keep their private insurers, evoking a promise once made by President Barack Obama regarding Obamacare....
07:26 2019-07-19

Joe Biden just added an important caveat to vow that if you like your plan, you can keep it Joe Biden on Monday shocked many political observers when he echoed one of the biggest lies of the Obama administration in making the pitch for his own healthcare proposal: If you like your plan, you can keep it. Now, he's already adding an important caveat....
07:26 2019-07-19

Queer Eye season four review – Jonathan Van Ness for president! In the most moving series yet, the Fab Five continue their glorious nationwide makeover – and secure their status as fearless leaders for a new America You can never have too much of a fab thing. Or so Queer Eye seems determined to prove, with four seasons in less than two years, plus a special, set...
07:26 2019-07-19

Trump to Nominate Eugene Scalia to Serve as Labor Secretary President Trump intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, a son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, as secretary of labor, sources said, tapping a well-known figure in labor policy after the resignation of Alex Acosta....
07:39 2019-07-19

A Passenger Was Fined $105,000 and Banned for Life for ‘Extremely Disruptive Behavior’ on an Airplane An unruly passenger has been billed $105,000 after her “extremely disruptive behavior” caused a flight to be diverted with a military escort. British budget carrier Jet2 accused passenger Chloe Haines of “a catalogue of aggressive, abusive and dangerous behavior,” including t...
07:52 2019-07-19

UK's new PM must take 5G decision on Huawei urgently: committee The new prime minister must take a decision on whether to include China's Huawei in Britain's 5G telecoms network urgently as the ongoing debate is damaging international relations, a powerful committee of UK lawmakers said on Friday....
08:13 2019-07-19

Upcoming Kia Seltos SUV: Interior Explained In Detail Kia Motors will finally enter the Indian market on August 22 with its first model, the all-new Kia Seltos. It comes with a premium and well-equipped cabin loaded with a host of creature comforts,......
08:26 2019-07-19

Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
08:26 2019-07-19

Jerry Seinfeld lands 'dream guest' for new season of 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' Jerry Seinfeld called longtime dream guest Eddie Murphy “a nut you want to crack” at an event for the season 11 premiere his show “‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” Wednesday....
08:39 2019-07-19

The latest hazard for Instagram influencers is a toxic ‘lake’ in Spain Mount Neme in Galicia draws droves of tourists each year because of its sparkling blue water reservoirs. But it is a actually an abandoned quarry connected to a Tungsten mine, used during World War II....
08:52 2019-07-19

"China Home To One Of The Worst Human Rights Crisis": Mike Pompeo United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said China was home to one of the worst human rights crisis of the present times, slamming Beijing for violations against ethnic and religious......
09:00 2019-07-19

Crown backs down and ‘refines’ plans for offshore wind auction Tender process for seabed use made more transparent after warnings from energy firmsThe Queen’s property manager has bowed to criticism over its plans for the biggest offshore wind auction in a decade by agreeing to fairer terms for renewable energy companies.The Crown Estate, which holds the rights...
09:26 2019-07-19

'When they do provocative things, they're going to be met with provocation': Lindsey Graham blames progressive Democrats in his stalwart defense of Trump and his rhetoric J. Scott Applewhite/AP Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina launched a staunch defense of President Donald Trump's rhetoric and suggested a group of newly-elected progressive lawmakers who oppose Trump's policies acted in a way that was bound "to be met with provocation." "He's fighting...
09:26 2019-07-19

What a failed Iran deal would mean for oil prices and military tensions Regional stability, oil prices and potential for war will all depend on what Iran does with its nuclear program in the event of the deal's termination....
10:26 2019-07-19

Coinbase quietly kills its loss-making cryptocurrency investment packages Further to shutting down its cryptocurrency index fund, Coinbase has seemingly closed its “Bundle” now too. According to an update on its FAQ page, spotted by The Block, Coinbase Bundles “have been deprecated,” with all assets in the bundle being “redistributed to their respective individual asset w...
10:39 2019-07-19

LA Galaxy's Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he's better — 'by far' — than LAFC's Carlos Vela As with all good rivalry games, somebody had to add fuel to a fiery LA Galaxy-LAFC matchup. That somebody, of course, was Zlatan Ibrahimovic.       ...
10:52 2019-07-19

Google Pixel 4 will see series' first RAM upgrade, as well as a bigger screen While the Google Pixel 3 was definitely 'premium' in terms of price, some of its features – like a small screen size, and low RAM – didn't adhere to what we consider a flagship phone. It looks like the Google Pixel 4 could address some of those concerns, however.Speaking...
11:26 2019-07-19

UPDATE 1-Britain's SSP posts higher revenue, flags hit from Boeing 737 MAX grounding British travel-food company SSP Group Plc posted higher quarterly revenue on Friday, but said some of its operations in North America were hit by flight cancellations following the grounding of Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft....
11:52 2019-07-19

Celebrate Krispy Kreme's birthday with $1 dozen deal, birthday batter-filled donuts Friday Krispy Kreme has a buy-one-get-one free deal on a dozen doughnuts Friday for its 82nd birthday plus a new Original Filled Birthday Batter Doughnut.       ...
12:52 2019-07-19

It took years, and a sabermetrics revolution, to put Mike Mussina in the Hall of Fame Mussina is one of the most notable examples of how the rise of sabermetrics and advanced analytics has changed the perception and dialogue surrounding individual Hall of Fame cases — for the better....
13:13 2019-07-19

From 'sesh mates' to background pals – what your friendships say about you | Emma Garland British people have fewer close friends than other nationalities. Here’s a quick guide to the key relationshipsEveryone in the UK is a friendless loser. Not my words, but those (slightly paraphrased) of a recent Snapchat survey that found British people have fewer close mates than other nationalitie...
13:13 2019-07-19

Anna Jones’ summer salad recipes | The Modern Cook Two herby summer salads: a party of sweetcorn and tomatoes, with chewy-crisp croutons, and a lentil salad that will put a riot of colours on your tableThis week, two recipes for when you want to spend very little time in the kitchen. There’s one to make when corn is cheap and sweet and tomatoes plen...
13:13 2019-07-19

Meet CMIG, the Chinese Group Dicing With Default Another acquisitive Chinese company is wobbling. Less than five years old, China Minsheng Investment Group Corp. has spent more than $4 billion on investments and amassed $34 billion of debt. Now it’s unable to make some bond repayments. CMIG joins the likes of HNA Group Co. and Anbang Insurance Gro...
13:13 2019-07-19

Clean Energy Loans Boom in Florida, But So Do Complaints Offered in only three states and waning in their home base of California following a regulatory crackdown, residential property assessed clean energy loans, or PACE loans, are booming in Florida....
13:39 2019-07-19

Japan Fire: Bodies Found In Stairwell Suggest They Were Trying To Escape Details emerged Friday of the horrifying blaze that ripped through a Japanese anime firm, killing dozens including people who tried in vain to reach the roof, but the motive for the suspected arson......
13:39 2019-07-19

Spiral stairs, no sprinklers may have contributed to deadly Japan fire The fire that tore through a building in Japan killing 33 people may have spread so fast not only because it was fueled by petrol but because it was funneled up a spiral staircase and there were no sprinklers to douse it, experts said on Friday....
13:39 2019-07-19

Stylish Lion King Merch to (Pride) Rock All Summer We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. Can......
13:52 2019-07-19

Trump row: Javid condemns 'barely-masked racism of nationalism' Home Secretary Sajid Javid has expressed concern about "naked populism" in the US under the presidency of Donald Trump, as he condemned "the barely-masked racism of nationalism"....
13:52 2019-07-19

Mars missions and rockets: Cornwall in deep-space revolution Scientists at a satellite earth station in Cornwall say they will be able to provide deep-space communication facilities for missions to Mars within the next five years. ...
14:00 2019-07-19

CORRECTED-Shareholders in Brazilian reinsurer IRB raise $2 bln in offering -source Brazilian reinsurer IRB Brasil Resseguros SA set its price per share at 88 reais in a secondary share offering late on Thursday, two sources with knowledge of the matter said....
14:13 2019-07-19

AI passes theory of mind test by imagining itself in another's shoes AI has passed a test used to assess theory of mind in dominant and subordinate chimpanzees, paving the way towards machines that are more effective at communicating with humans...
14:26 2019-07-19

Angela Merkel: 'I distance myself' from Donald Trump's racist comments The German chancellor strongly criticized the US President for his recent diatribe against Democratic congresswomen, saying it goes against the strength of America....
14:39 2019-07-19

Remains of more than 20 American service members killed in bloody WWII battle return home More than 20 American service members who were killed in a bloody World War II battle are finally back on U.S. soil – and are one step closer to getting the burials they rightfully deserve....
15:26 2019-07-19

Spain: 50 migrants scale fence to African enclave Authorities in the Spanish city of Melilla say that around 200 migrants have tried to climb a barrier separating the European country’s north African enclave from Morocco...
15:26 2019-07-19

French court rejects claim over 1994 ferry disaster A Paris court is set to adjudicate on a compensation claim related to the 1994 sinking of an Estonian ferry, which remains one Europe’s deadliest maritime disasters...
15:26 2019-07-19

iZombie drags its final season into place with "Killer Queen" After last week’s gimmick episode, “Killer Queen” wastes no time getting iZombie’s many moving parts back into place. The episode jumps right back into action with Ravi and Liv narrowly escaping after they discover Martin’s basement zombies. Until now, iZombie hasn’t done a great job balancing Liv’s...
15:39 2019-07-19

Rocket Report: Falcon 9 beats Pegasus on price, Vega has its first failure Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 2.07 of the Rocket Report! On this most historic of rocket-launch weeks, we have news about the next mission to the Moon—India's soft lander and small rover—as well as delays with...
15:39 2019-07-19

The New Ways Your Boss Is Spying on You It’s not just email. Employers are mining the data their workers generate to figure out what they’re up to, and with whom. There’s almost nothing you can do about it....
16:00 2019-07-19

Reliance Jio Net Profit At Rs 891 Crore In June Quarter Earlier in the day, Reliance Jio pipped rival Bharti Airtel to become India's second-largest operator by subscribers as of May, government data showed...
16:39 2019-07-19

Watch: Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg cracks 3-run bomb vs. Braves Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg recorded two hits in the same inning -- including a three-run homer -- during a rout of the Atlanta Braves....
17:00 2019-07-19

Ford Recalls 22,690 Endeavour SUVs In India For Faulty Airbag Inflators The recall is a voluntary one and has been prompted to inspect the front airbag inflators on the Endeavour. The affected lot had been made at the company's Chennai plant between February 2004 and......
17:01 2019-07-19

| Merkel says Trump tweets 'go against what makes America great' German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned US President Donald Trump's xenophobic tweets against four minority Democratic congresswomen, saying the US leader's attacks "go against what makes America great"....
17:01 2019-07-19

Artemi Panarin Becomes Highest-Profile Russian Athlete To Criticize Vladimir Putin The New York Rangers’ marquee free-agent signing of the summer, Artemi Panarin, gave an interview that posted on Thursday where he did something unprecedented for a Russian athlete of his caliber: criticize President Vladimir Putin....
17:01 2019-07-19

US braces for record-breaking heat wave this weekend Most of the US will be blazing hot this weekend as a potentially record-shattering heat wave sets in — with the majority of the country seeing temps above 90 degrees, forecasters predict. The roasting temps are set to begin on Friday and last through Sunday, and more than 185 million people nationwi...
17:13 2019-07-19

Lampard hoping to rely on youngsters Zouma, Mount this season "Frank Lampard knows he will have to rely on youth during his first season as Chelsea manager, but the former midfielder is excited about working with two of his young charges in particular - Kurt Zouma and Mason Mount."...
17:13 2019-07-19

Italy's Salvini to see Di Maio with government's fate hanging in balance Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday he would meet coalition partner and leader of the 5-Star Movement Luigi Di Maio amid speculation that the increasingly unwieldy government might collapse....
17:13 2019-07-19

Unrest over autonomy bid kills four in Ethiopia's Hawassa city Four protesters died of gunshot wounds suffered in clashes between Ethiopian security forces and activists seeking a new autonomous region for their Sidama ethnic group based in the southern city of Hawassa, hospital authorities said on Friday....
17:13 2019-07-19

We're Totally Buggin' Over These Iconic Clueless Quotes: Which Is Your Favorite? 24 years ago today, Clueless was released and it has definitely stood the test of time. After hitting theaters in 1995, the rom-com became a cult classic that has only gotten more and......
17:39 2019-07-19

Why we're dying to see Marvel reload its 'Avengers' starpower at Comic-Con Marvel reveals what's next when its superhero stars take the stage at Comic-Con. That needs to include filling the void left by two key personalities.        ...
17:39 2019-07-19

|OldMutual:Moyocan’tbereinstated,companywillbe'ultimateloser' Advocate Hamilton Maenetje the loss of confidence in former CEO Peter Moyo came from how he handled a conflict of interest and as oppose to his position in both Old Mutual and NMT Capital, which he had declared....
17:52 2019-07-19

Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong put a flag on the moon. Here's what you can and can't see in the iconic photo To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, USA TODAY spoke with NASA experts to explain the details in the famed flag photo on the moon.        ...
17:52 2019-07-19

Mueller witness George Nader charged with transporting 14-year-old boy for sex, child porn George Nader, who was a key witness in special counsel Robert Mueller's probe, has been charged in a new federal indictment with transporting a 14-year-old boy for sex, child porn, and carrying obscene materials into the United States....
18:00 2019-07-19