• I-45 Closed After Semi Carrying Hogs Crashes, Catches Fire
I-45 Closed After Semi Carrying Hogs Crashes, Catches Fire

The driver was not hurt and it is unclear if any hogs were injured at this time. The TV station reports officers and firefighters spent several hours rounding up the pigs, with one of the farm animals even wandering a half-mile from the scene of the crash.

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  • Slumping Yankees send Holliday to DL
Slumping Yankees send Holliday to DL

Now, their regular No. 2, 4 and 5 hitters are all on the DL, with Holliday joining Aaron Hicks (oblique) and Starlin Castro (hamstring) on the shelf. Carter hit just.204 with eight homers, 23 RBIs and 70 strikeouts over 157 at-bats in 57 games for the Yankees after batting.209 with 41 homers, 94 RBIs and 206 Ks in 549 at-bats last season playing ...

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  • Kris Bryant leaves game with leg injury
Kris Bryant leaves game with leg injury

ROYALS 8, TIGERS 2: At Detroit, Salvador Perez and Mike Moustakas hit consecutive homers during a four-run fourth inning, and Kansas City went on to win. "It seems like he's getting his act back together". The reigning National League MVP required assistance to walk off the field, and was replaced by Jeimer Candelario .

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  • OnScene at the NBA awards: Draymond dons shorts for red carpet
OnScene at the NBA awards: Draymond dons shorts for red carpet

However, they spent most of this past basketball season being framed as enemies after Durant left OKC to play for the Golden State Warriors and allegedly left unceremoniously. Westbrook beat Khloe Kardashian's ex-boyfriend James Harden for the MVP Award . "You've blessed me with a lovely son that I'm so thankful for". You guys sacrificed every...

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  • Westbrook wins MVP; Rockets, Bucks take 2 awards
Westbrook wins MVP; Rockets, Bucks take 2 awards

Russell Westbrook won the Most Valuable Player award Monday in the first-ever NBA Awards ceremony. He received 69 first-place votes and 888 points from a panel of 100 media members and a fan vote to easily beat Houston's James Harden , who had 22 first-place votes and 753 points.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo will stay at Real Madrid - Christian Karembeu
Cristiano Ronaldo will stay at Real Madrid - Christian Karembeu

Having made 38 appearances for Manchester United in all competitions, it seems like Carrick still has plenty to offer. With discussions for the 24-year-old said to have recommenced in recent days, AS claim that Real have underlined the fact that Morata is now a regular starter for his national side, something which they feel partly justifies th...

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  • Twins' Mejia labors through 5-0 shutout of Indians
Twins' Mejia labors through 5-0 shutout of Indians

Sano said his fever had subsided and the sinus congestion he's been dealing with for a week, dating to a rain-marred home doubleheader with the Indians last weekend, is improving as well. Conversely, Minnesota doesn't play so Minnesota Nice away from home as their 23-9 road record - including a 5-1 mark in Cleveland - is the best in the maj...

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  • Brogdon named NBA Rookie of the Year
Brogdon named NBA Rookie of the Year

Thanks to the great fans of Milwaukee. The three-time All-ACC first-team performer earned consensus second-team All-America honors in 2015. But Embiid played in just 31 games - 10 shy of a half season and 20 fewer than Kyrie Irving when he won the award in 2012.

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  • Mike D'Antoni Wins 2017 NBA Coach of the Year Award
Mike D'Antoni Wins 2017 NBA Coach of the Year Award

Houston had won just 41 games in the season prior. D'Antoni led the Rockets to the 3rd seed in the Western Conference in his first year as the coach in Houston. Sportsmanship Award: Kemba Walker , Charlotte. Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcom Brogdon was named Rookie of the Year, while team-mate Giannis Antetokounmpo was the league's Most Improved...

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  • ICC comes out in support of Pakistan cricket
ICC comes out in support of Pakistan cricket

Van Niekerk said: "We have a great bowling attack, with the best bowler in the world in our team". The team are ranked number six in the MRF Tyres ICC ODI rankings but Van Niekerk believes that the ranking does well in helping them with not having to deal with the pressures that other, higher ranked sides have to deal with.

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  • Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares win doubles at Queen's
Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares win doubles at Queen's

Andy and Jamie Murray could seek to cap their glittering careers by teaming up to win a Wimbledon doubles title, according to their mother Judy. After their Aegon Championships triumph over Julien Benneteau and Edouard Roger-Vasselin, Murray-Soares are unbeaten in the grass-court season and Jamie became only the second Brit to win a doubles c...

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  • Kvitova wins first title since knife attack
Kvitova wins first title since knife attack

And this is something clearly special. "It's some bonus to have in my life and my career and everything". Barty, who had taken time out from the sport to play cricket in the Women's Big Bash League, had pulled off an upset in the semi-final, beating Spain's Garbine Muguruza, the 2015 Wimbledon runner-up.

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  • 76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft
76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

Portland was able to package up two mid-round picks to end up in the top 10 and picked one of the rawest prospects, albeit one with a huge upside. Twelve of the first 14 picks, including Adebayo, were one-and-doners. Fultz, who was selected first overall by the Philadelphia 76ers , doesn't have his own brand like fellow draftee Lonzo Ball . ...

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  • Homes Evacuated From London Tower Blocks After Grenfell Tower Fire Outbreak
Homes Evacuated From London Tower Blocks After Grenfell Tower Fire Outbreak

Camden council earlier identified a number of tower blocks on the Chalcot's estate that used similar cladding and has begun work to remove the panels. Police said on Friday they were considering filing manslaughter charges over the Grenfell disaster and they were conducting a wide-ranging investigation that would look at everything that contribut...

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  • This is how Virat Kohli breaks up with Anil Kumble on Twitter
This is how Virat Kohli breaks up with Anil Kumble on Twitter

For nearly a month, ever since news broke that there would be no perfunctory renewal of his contract, Anil Kumble had been a man walking the plank. Former India coach Ajit Wadekar feels that Virender Sehwag can be the best successor of Kumble and will be the best coach for team India .

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  • Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna feeling 'weird,' mentally off
Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna feeling 'weird,' mentally off

Again, I hope I'm wrong as a Blue Jays fan, but the Royals are hot right now, and sending Estrada to the mound in his current form will not help Toronto's cause. "Less pressure on the pitching staff, too". Hopefully he gets the help he needs and gets things under control as soon as he can. That speaks to his competitive nature.

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  • Nishikori retires injured, Khachanov to play Rublev in Halle
Nishikori retires injured, Khachanov to play Rublev in Halle

The pair held serve for nearly two hours before Zverev managed the first break of the match early in the third set and the 20-year-old broke again two games later to finish the Spaniard off. "It was a hard match". However, he was defeated by Alexander Zverev in three sets in the semi-finals at Halle in 2016. Fourth seed Zverev has already w...

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  • Di Maria fined €2m in tax fraud
Di Maria fined €2m in tax fraud

The prosecutor recommended a sentence of 16 months and a fine of almost 800,000 euros ($890,000). Angel Di Maria risks going to jail if he doesn't pay the sum of 1.76 million pounds for tax fraud which he has accepted to be guilty of.

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  • Lonzo Ball's draft stock stays strong with Lakers watching
Lonzo Ball's draft stock stays strong with Lakers watching

I'm happy to be home. Ball is a true Los Angeles product, having played his high school ball at Chino Hills and then playing his one year of college at UCLA . Come see me when he does. Pressed further, though, Walton admitted LaVar's comments, while perhaps not affecting the rest of the team, will focus the spotlight more intently on Lonzo.

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  • Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud
Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud

He is alleged to have defrauded on his image rights for four years between 2011 and 2014 to the tune of 14.7 million Euros. Ronaldo has found himself in the headlines after he was accused of avoiding tax by Spanish authorities and the 32-year-old reportedly informed Real Madrid that he wanted to quit the club.

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  • North misses out on Lions Test
North misses out on Lions Test

British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland has handed Peter O'Mahony the captain's armband for Saturday's opening test against New Zealand in Auckland . 'Are they weak under pressure or mentally tough under pressure?' The Exeter Chiefs winger started the move with a break down the right and, as the ball was recycled infield, he tra...

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  • Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud
Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud

The Real Madrid superstar has reportedly let it be known he is ready to quit the Champions League winners following what he perceives as a lack of club support over allegations of a £13m tax fraud. "But something really weird would have to happen if he were to leave this club". The tax storm has followed him to Russian Federation and Ronaldo'...

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  • Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia at Confed Cup
Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia at Confed Cup

Russian Federation have played Portugal in Moscow three times, with all three of those games ending in wins for the home side, who did not concede a goal in any of them. The Russian captain and custodian, Igor Akinfeev , on his 100th appearance was huge between the sticks and made a sensational stop to deny Andre Silva in the second-half t...

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  • FIFA warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup
FIFA warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup

New Zealand had the better of the first half on Wednesday at the Fisht Stadium in Socchi, Russia and went 1-0 up thanks to a nice goal from Chris Wood. The FIFA Player of the Year, who had scored 11 goals in seven games coming into Sunday's encounter, was perhaps not as influential as usual but was still named man-of-the-match.

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  • Award nominees McDavid, Matthews already starting to define NHL's next generation
Award nominees McDavid, Matthews already starting to define NHL's next generation

McDavid also took home another award earlier in the night before he was announced as a cover boy, as he was voted as the Ted Lindsay award victor by his peers. "Playing hockey is not possible for me during the upcoming 2017-18 season", Hossa said. McDavid has had a phenomenal season in Edmonton , racking up 30 goals and 70 assists.

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  • Bayern is not interested in Ronaldo
Bayern is not interested in Ronaldo

Ronaldo dropped a bombshell last week when it emerged he wanted out after being accused of a £13m tax fraud . Madrid have been at the centre of transfer speculation, with uncertainty surrounding the future of Cristiano Ronaldo and several players linked with moves to the Bernabeu.

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  • Long road: Koepka's journey now includes a US Open title
Long road: Koepka's journey now includes a US Open title

Ryder Cup team a year ago. On Sunday, Brooks Koepka won the U.S. Open at Erin Hills , beating the rest of the field by a healthy four strokes and tying Rory McIlroy's mark for lowest-under-par score in the history of the tournament at 16-under.

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  • Oakland triumphant as parade set to celebrate NBA's Warriors
Oakland triumphant as parade set to celebrate NBA's Warriors

The Golden State Warriors twirled T-shirts over their heads and waved to the crowd from atop double-decker buses as blue and yellow confetti rained down on them during a parade Thursday to celebrate the team's latest championship. The result of that super team was a loss in the NBA Finals to the Detroit Pistons . This season, the Warriors we...

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  • German striker Werner expects tough test from physical Aussies
German striker Werner expects tough test from physical Aussies

But Australia can take heart knowing that they pushed the world champions, who had outscored opponents 27-1 since the previous time they allowed two goals in a game, a 2-0 defeat to France at Euro 2016. The opening half-hour saw Australia on the ropes, with Stindl's fifth-minute opener bringing fears of a belting. They were pegged back when...

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  • Champions Trophy: Waqar Younis lashes out at Eoin Morgan for pitch complaint
Champions Trophy: Waqar Younis lashes out at Eoin Morgan for pitch complaint

Playing on the pitch which Pakistan had beaten Sri Lanka on only two days earlier, England failed to adjust to the slow, low surface and posted a meagre total of 211 all out. India and Bangladesh will face each other in the other semi-final. Big-hitting Stokes was in a restrained mood, failing to hit a single boundary and scoring 11 singles...

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