• Tigers place Victor Martinez on disabled list after irregular heartbeat
Tigers place Victor Martinez on disabled list after irregular heartbeat

It was because his designated hitter was in the process of getting released from the hospital and because Martinez texted him back. Martinez, 38, left Thursday's game after experiencing massive sweating and a rapidly-beating heart . He is in the midst of the third year of a four-year, $68 million deal that he signed with the Tigers ahead of...

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  • George plans on leaving Pacers in 2018
George plans on leaving Pacers in 2018

This could really shake up the landscape of the NBA and influence what happens in this week's NBA Draft . Three days after the forward committed to the team for the upcoming season, Paul George's days as an Indiana Pacer seem to be numbered.

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  • Canadian soccer star Cyle Larin arrested for drunk driving in Florida
Canadian soccer star Cyle Larin arrested for drunk driving in Florida

The report said Larin had difficulty following some of the trooper's instructions during the field sobriety test and kept changing his answer when asked how much he had to drink, the report said. He had 14 in 2016 and has eight so far this season. The MLS club declined to comment before speaking with the player, but it is expected to issue a stat...

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  • FIFA Confederations Cup kicks off in Russian Federation
FIFA Confederations Cup kicks off in Russian Federation

Participants in the 2017 Confederations Cup are hosts Russian Federation, 2014 FIFA World Cup Champions Germany, 2015 Copa America Champions Chile, 2015 AFC Asian Cup Champion Australia, 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup winners Mexico, 2016 UEFA Euro Cup champs Portugal, OFC (Oceania Football Confederation) Nations Cup victors New Zealand and 2017 CAF Afri...

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  • Justin Thomas breaks US Open record with 9-under 63
Justin Thomas breaks US Open record with 9-under 63

Already one under for the day after four holes, Thomas found the target with a remarkable putt that broke at a 90-degree angle. Driving the par-4 15th hole with a three-wood, Justin Thomash hopefully shouted after it "be as good as you look".

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  • Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit
Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

Two titles in three years for Golden State. Since he took over before the 2014-15 season, the Warriors have won at least 67 games each year and reached the Finals three years in a row. Normally the lead dog for Golden State, Curry happily played second-fiddle to Durant at times this series. "It's different just because of what happened previo...

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  • Perfect shot: Durant's late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 Finals lead
Perfect shot: Durant's late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 Finals lead

The 7-footer finished 10 of 18 from the field with 8 rebounds and 4 assists. Showing off his ability to spin in shots high off the backboard, Irving scored 16 in the third quarter and the Cavs held the Warriors to 22 points in their lowest scoring output in any quarter in this postseason.

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  • Rishabh Pant, Kuldeep Yadav picked for ODI's against Windies
Rishabh Pant, Kuldeep Yadav picked for ODI's against Windies

Both players put in some really good performances in the Ranji Trophy last season and are seen as future stars of the team. Rishabh Pant, who made his global debut against England in February, has been named in the India's squad for the West Indies tour, scheduled immediately after the ICC Champions Trophy , which ends on Sunday.

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  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017
ICC Champions Trophy 2017

Their stunning win over New Zealand has been the high point of the tournament so far. By 1979, still dealing with many issues of post-war reconstruction, Bangladesh entered their first global tournament, the ICC Trophy in England , a tournament designed for the non-Test playing nations in which they lost to Canada and Denmark.

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  • Fans already lining up for Penguins' Stanley Cup parade
Fans already lining up for Penguins' Stanley Cup parade

If you can't watch the festivities live, don't forget to set your DVR before heading out for the day! Matt Murray still is technically a rookie, although this is the second consecutive season in which he ended as the Cup-winning goalkeeper.

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  • Tottenham's first Wembley foe is Chelsea; more Premier League schedule key dates
Tottenham's first Wembley foe is Chelsea; more Premier League schedule key dates

Chelsea , meanwhile, take on Burnley at Stamford Bridge after winning the title in Antonio Conte's first season at the helm. At 9am BST this morning, the Premier League released it's schedule for the upcoming 2017/18 season . Those are: Chelsea , Everton , Manchester City, Burnley, and Southampton . Manchester United begin at home to We...

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  • Penguins Beat Predators 2-0 For Second Consecutive Stanley Cup
Penguins Beat Predators 2-0 For Second Consecutive Stanley Cup

Lemieux led the Penguins to their first two Stanley Cups in 1991 and 1992. "We feel like we contributed a lot to the win with Jake and some of the other guys, like Carter". "He is in total control and it's unbelievable to witness", Brisson said in an email. But the players always responded, enabling the Penguins to successfully navigate perilo...

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  • LeBron says he'd want Magic, Jordan as his 3-on-3 teammates
LeBron says he'd want Magic, Jordan as his 3-on-3 teammates

I think that can be like that for 3-on-3. The rules will also be slightly different than normal, with baskets being worth one point and two for longer shots. You see in these other sports where they go compete in the Olympics but they have regular day jobs. "FIBA will get together and figure out how teams will qualify.

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  • Twins draft California prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No. 1
Twins draft California prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No. 1

Toronto also had a second-round pick Monday night, choosing high school catcher Hagen Danner 61st overall. He was asked to give a scouting report on himself as a pitcher. Bukauskas reacted on Twitter after being drafted by the Oakland Athletics and Houston Astros , respectively. UC Irvine second baseman Keston Hiura went ninth to Milwauk...

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  • James spectacular again, but his efforts not enough for Cavs
James spectacular again, but his efforts not enough for Cavs

The All-Star forward shot 14-for-20 from the field, including 5-for-8 from 3-point range in helping Golden State close out its third title since the franchise moved from Philadelphia in 1962. In Oakland , the Warriors are the first team in history to squander a 3-1 Finals lead. "We'll just come and play our game, continue to build on what we...

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  • Warriors set to make their claim as NBA's best ever
Warriors set to make their claim as NBA's best ever

Green said he expects the Cavaliers to throw everything at the Warriors . The only chance the Cavs have to even win a game, is if LeBron James and Kyrie Irving take over with their driving and finishing. I don't contribute as losing this game because we got exhausted. Conversely, Irving missed a step-back three-pointer that would hav...

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  • Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco
Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

Green was allowed to stay in the game Friday night after officials said the first of two technical fouls charged to him had actually been called on coach Steve Kerr . Speaking after the game, referee John Goble conceded he did not properly communicate to the scorer's table that Kerr had been given the first-half technical, leading to the foul be...

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  • Warriors' Green: Officials 'messed up pretty bad' on technical reversal
Warriors' Green: Officials 'messed up pretty bad' on technical reversal

Draymond Green has become notorious for losing his cool in the NBA Finals , and it looked like he had officially gotten kicked out of Game 4 of this year's series on a late technical foul. It was marked that way in the original box score too. Midway through the third quarter, Green received another technical foul for arguing with the refs.

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  • Bangladesh prepare to take on 'favourites' England in Champions Trophy opener
Bangladesh prepare to take on 'favourites' England in Champions Trophy opener

Mashrafe will not be drawing on the history of 2015 - or even the preceding World Cup when England advanced despite another defeat against Bangladesh in Chittagong. England suffered a humiliating collapse as they were 20 for 6 against South Africa in the last match of three-match series, while Bangladesh were 22 for 6 against India in the ...

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  • Michael DiPietro leads Spitfires past Otters to capture third Memorial Cup
Michael DiPietro leads Spitfires past Otters to capture third Memorial Cup

With less than two minutes to go and his Erie Otters trailing the Windsor Spitfires, 4-3, Strome took a shot that beat goalie Michael DiPietro but didn't beat the left post. "A couple inches one way and it's a tie game so that's the way it goes". The sold-out crowd of 6,500 was in it even before puck drop at the WFCU Centre, with "Go Spits Go" ch...

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  • Hicks hits 2 HRs, Montgomery pitches Yankees past O's 8-2
Hicks hits 2 HRs, Montgomery pitches Yankees past O's 8-2

The Orioles bullpen allowed five runs, including three unearned runs in the seventh off newcomer Edwin Jackson , who allowed the second of Aaron Hicks' two homers on the night. One of those starts occurred May 30 in Baltimore when he allowed one run and seven hits in 6 1/3 innings. The team's offense didn't help, its only runs coming on Jona...

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  • NBA Free Agency Rumors: LeBron James could join the Lakers in 2018
NBA Free Agency Rumors: LeBron James could join the Lakers in 2018

Love has done a good job as James' wingman, his Sunday totals of 27 points and seven rebounds fell three rebounds shy of his seventh consecutive double-double in the playoffs. Rose suggested James might head to the Lakers to unite with Lonzo Ball, whom the Lakers are expected to take with the second pick in the draft later this month, and put h...

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  • Mark Hunt Batters Derrick Lewis For Fourth Round Stoppage
Mark Hunt Batters Derrick Lewis For Fourth Round Stoppage

Both men found homes for their heavy hands, with Lewis landing his devastating uppercuts and Hunt working his counters and lunging crosses, but Hunt's effective pressure likely put him ahead on the scorecards for much of the fight. "I don't like listening to anyone saying you can't do this otherwise I wouldn't be one of the best fighters in the wor...

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  • 'Nervous' Usain Bolt cruises to victory in final race on home soil
'Nervous' Usain Bolt cruises to victory in final race on home soil

Organizers say the eight-time Olympic champion will run on June 28. "When he won the double sprint gold medals in Beijing 2008 and then added the sprint relay gold also in record time, it had an effect right across the spectrum in Jamaica because all the high schools reported that the number of athletes coming out to train to make their school ...

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  • Predators on brink as Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh
Predators on brink as Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh

Subban has two assists and 13 penalty minutes in the series, while Crosby has a goal, a series-high six assists, and six penalty minutes for the defending champions. A possible Sissons suspension: Though it seems unlikely, the Predators may be missing another center for Game 6. The series of unfortunate events continued for Rinne, with Penguins ...

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  • Cavs' best effort not good enough to beat the Warriors
Cavs' best effort not good enough to beat the Warriors

Kevin Durant scored a team-high 31 points for the Warriors, as his team pipped LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers 118-113 in their hometown. After winning Games 1 and 2 by a combined 41 points at home, the Warriors had to scrap for all 48 minutes to take down the Cavs, who will need a similar effort to avoid being swept by a team with few weakn...

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  • Defending champion Novak Djokovic loses in French Open quarterfinals
Defending champion Novak Djokovic loses in French Open quarterfinals

This loss was in dominant fashion by a score of 7-6 (5), 6-3, 6-0, with the final set bagel being a rare occurrence indeed. "It was just not there for me today". The fourth-seeded Nadal , a nine-time champion at Roland Garros , was leading 6-2, 2-0 when Carreno Busta stopped. Nadal, 31, has spent only around eight hours on court, dropping 22 ...

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  • Murray reaches semifinals of French Open
Murray reaches semifinals of French Open

Rafael Nadal will replace him in second spot behind Andy Murray. "It was just today it was just odd how it came about". The Scot will now play Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka in a repeat of last year's semi-final. Nadal, who is seeded fourth, can become only the third man in history to make 10 appearances in the final at one Grand Slam tournament....

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  • Frustrated Australia looks to set record straight against Bangladesh
Frustrated Australia looks to set record straight against Bangladesh

Smith's frustration was amplified by the fact they were just four overs away from the Duckworth-Lewis method being activated, which would have earned them a crucial two points. "But to be fair it was raining quite heavily". England chased down over 300 easily against Bangladesh last week at The Oval, losing two wickets in the process and Warn...

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  • '16 champ Djokovic in 'whole new situation' after Paris loss
'16 champ Djokovic in 'whole new situation' after Paris loss

Djokovic had won all five previous matches - and 11 of 12 sets - against Thiem , including in the French Open semifinals a year ago. "Nothing was going my way and everything his way, so pretty bad final set but all in all it was decided in the first set", Djokovic said.

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