Category Archives: Sports

Persian to miss rest of year

Last Updated: 23/07/19 4:20pm Persian King wins under Pierre-Charles Boudot French 2000 Guineas hero Persian King may not run again until next season, trainer Andre Fabre has revealed. The Kingman colt looked every inch a top-class colt in the making after winning three of his four starts as a juvenile – rounding off his campaign […]

Brewers' Tyler Saladino hits two clutch grand slams in two games

Entering this week, Brewers infielder Tyler Saladino ranked high on the made-up list of MLB position players least likely to hit a game-tying or go-ahead grand slam. He might have been worthy of top 10 consideration. Now, though, we realize Saladino is a machine in those situations despite his measly .227 career batting average or […]

Carberry questions Roy's opening credentials

Watch day one of the historic Test match between England and Ireland at Lord’s from 10am, Wednesday on Sky Sports Cricket By Rory O’Callaghan Last Updated: 23/07/19 11:22am 2:14 Michael Carberry questions whether Jason Roy has the right game to open the batting for England in Test cricket Michael Carberry questions whether Jason Roy has […]

MLB wrap: Twins turn triple play, hit 5 home runs in win over Yankees

The Twins started off on the right foot against the Yankees on Monday. Minnesota turned a triple play for just the 13th time in club history in the first inning. Yankees designated hitter Edwin Encarnación hit a grounder to third baseman Luis Arráez, who threw to Jonathan Schoop covering second base before Schoop found first […]

Smiling Katie is vicious at heart

James Dielhenn Senior Boxing Journalist @JamesDielhenn “I want to move up in weight and become a multiple-weight undisputed champion. That’s history, right there!” Last Updated: 21/07/19 2:07pm Katie Taylor has a smile that shines brighter than the world championship belts that drape all over her, but you can quickly cut through it to find her […]

Bradley Beal, Tobias Harris latest to pull out of USA Basketball FIBA World Cup pool

Two more NBA stars have bowed out of the 2019 FIBA World Cup. Wizards guard Bradley Beal has withdrawn from USA Basketball training camp because his child is expected to be born in the coming months, according to a report Monday from Yahoo Sports , which cites unidentified league sources. Hours later, the Philadelphia Inquirer […]

Bale needs 'huge' offer to leave Real

Last Updated: 22/07/19 8:03pm Gareth Bale leaving Real Madrid ‘best for everyone’, says Zinedine Zidane Gareth Bale needs wages on par with the world’s top players to leave Real Madrid, a source close to the player has told Sky Sports News. The Wales international forward currently earns £550,000-a-week at the Bernabeu, where he has a […]

Wizards tab Tommy Sheppard as GM, add Sashi Brown to front office

Ted Leonsis got his hockey championship when the Capitals won the Stanley Cup in 2018. Now he’s reorganizing his basketball operations department in an effort to get the Wizards to the same point. Leonsis on Monday announced the formation of Monumental Basketball, a new collective with oversight of not only the Wizards but also the […]

Open controversies at Royal Portrush

David Duval, Bob MacIntyre, Xander Schauffele and Brooks Koepka all feature Last Updated: 22/07/19 2:56pm The 148th Open at Royal Portrush has been hailed as a great success and it provided an extremely popular winner in the shape of Irishman Shane Lowry. However, the tournament was not without its controversies with a major talking point […]