Sport Qatar Diplomatic Crisis Continues To Reverberate Across Middle East
Author: 0 Qatar Diplomatic Crisis Continues To Reverberate Across Middle East

Led by Saudi Arabia, several states in the Middle East and Africa have severed diplomatic ties with Qatar since Monday, accusing it of supporting " terrorism " and for its ties with Iran - a charge Qatar has dismissed. The blockade is also hindering US military action in the region and its campaign against Islamic State, he said. Tillerson began his remarks at the State Department with a tough message for Qatar to "be responsive to the concerns of its neighbors".

Author: 0 Brian Harman Lead the US Open

The U.S. Open has always been my favorite tournament. Subsequently, the leaderboard is crowded with low scores heading into the final round. I have no idea what tomorrow is going to be like but I'm confident that I am prepared for whatever happens, whether something bad happens or something good happens.

Author: 0 The Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor mega-fight is officially set

One big matchup that could be arranged is with UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic, who has been talking about a boxing match with unified world heavyweight boxing champion , Anthony Joshua. McGregor is 12 years younger than Mayweather with a height and reach advantage and has knockout power. "One shot can change the whole outcome [of a fight so] we damn sure ain't taking Conor McGregor lightly [because] when he touches people, it has a tremendous impact.

Sport Penguins head home upbeat despite 0-fer in Nashville
Author: 0 Penguins head home upbeat despite 0-fer in Nashville

Pittsburgh's Jake Guentzel did it in the first two games of this series and Roy Conacher did it for Boston in Games 3 , 4 and 5 against Toronto in 1939. What's next: Game 6 in Sunday night in Nashville , where the Predators are 9-1 in the playoffs. Penguins center Nick Bonino is not on the ice for warmups prior to Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Predators and is and out again.

Sport Morales, Martin help Blue Jays beat White Sox to snap skid
Author: 0 Morales, Martin help Blue Jays beat White Sox to snap skid

Louis 15-7 on Saturday. The Blue Jays didn't threaten again, while the White Sox tacked on runs in the eighth on a Josh Donaldson error and in the ninth on a suicide squeeze by Yolmer Sanchez , pushing the game out of reach. With one out and two on, former Jay Melky Cabrera smashed a shot to Stroman who grabbed it, threw it to Troy Tulowitzki at second for the first out before the Jays shortstop relayed it to first for the double play, ending the inning.

Author: 0 Johnny Miller questions the merits of Justin Thomas' US Open record

He has, after all, won three of them already this year. Going into the final round, 42 players were still under par. He rolled in an 18-foot birdie putt on No. The 20-year-old Scheffler birdied No. 18 to finish off a 1-over 73. The four players tied for the lead - Paul Casey, Brooks Koepka , Brian Harman and Tommy Fleetwood - created the largest 36-hole logjam in 43 years at the U.S.

Author: 0 Putin present to see Russia kick off Confederations Cup

Portugal will play Mexico in a Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match scheduled for Sunday, June 1. The opening match of the FIFA Confederations Cup between Russian and New Zealand football teams has started in St. Russia , Portugal and Chile will participate in competitions for the first time . And Samoura said that 480,000 tickets had already been sold - 60 percent of the overall total.

Author: 0 Harper hits hard home run, propels Nationals over Mets 8-3

Put him in the two hole, got him up there a fifth time in the last inning". "Sometimes they would show up, sometimes they wouldn't", Strasburg said. Nationals manager Dusty Baker didn't mind. Strasburg couldn't figure out how to get Yoenis Cespedes and Jay Bruce out as they went a combined 6 for 6 against him. Gonzalez (6-1) gave up two runs and five hits in seven innings, improving to 10-1 at Citi Field .

Author: 0 How to watch Golden State celebrate an National Basketball Association championship online

He continued to pass the ball as if it belonged to somebody else and he didn't want to get caught with it. Make a cut, get open and there, courtesy of Curry , was the ball. "That's the culture that we built and it's an unbelievable thing to see". The Warriors issued a statement Tuesday saying that "today is all about celebrating our championship" and that they have not received an invitation to the White House.

Sport FIFA says 60-minute game clock's time has come
Author: 0 FIFA says 60-minute game clock's time has come

Created to tackle the lovely game's negative aspects, the document has three aims: to improve player behavior and respect, increase actual playing time, and to increase fairness and attractiveness. A second idea is for referees to stop their watch as play pauses when timewasting is most likely - the final five minutes of the first half and the last 10 minutes of the second half.

Sport Adoring Madrid fans demand Ballon d'Or for hero Ronaldo
Author: 0 Adoring Madrid fans demand Ballon d'Or for hero Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed what Zinedine Zidane told his players at half-time during the UEFA Champions League final, inspiring them to run riot in the second half. Rodriguez was not even included in the squad to face Juventus so his days in the Spanish capital seem numbered. "But today we can say that we are a very good team and that we deserved to win the league and the Champions League .

Author: 0 The wrong kind of US Open history: Top 3 all miss cut

Only Louis Oosthuizen, Zach Johnson and Sergio García realistically have the prospect of another major win from here, with even that trio's chances highly remote. He was at 8 under at the end of the day, and never got back to double digits. Still to be determined is what kind of test Erin Hills can present the rest of the week, especially with more rain on the way Friday and Saturday afternoon.

Sport Indiana Pacers G Paul George Addresses Trade Rumors
Author: 0 Indiana Pacers G Paul George Addresses Trade Rumors

The Pacers would likely want one of Los Angeles' younger players or one of their draft picks in return, but with George announcing his intention to leave next summer, they have little leverage in trade negotiations. The first tweet from Lakers president of basketball operations after the George report came out seemed to indicate that he was pretty pleased with the whole ordeal, while managing to be vague enough that he didn't violate any tampering rules.

Sport Buffon vows to take one more shot at winning Champions League
Author: 0 Buffon vows to take one more shot at winning Champions League

The Serie A champions were beaten 4-1 by Real Madrid , as goals from Casemiro , Marco Asensio and a Cristiano Ronaldo double saw Zinedine Zidane's side become the first team to retain the trophy in the competition's modern format. Although it was Real who opened the scoring through four-time Ballon d'Or victor Ronaldo, the first half belonged to Juventus and, specifically, Mario Mandzukic , whose stunning overhead strike leveled the match.

Sport De Villiers to lead South Africa in T20 series v England
Author: 0 De Villiers to lead South Africa in T20 series v England

That's what I believe in", he said. "We just did not play well", the 33-year-old batsman reasoned. "We didn't pitch up as a team". "These are the players". But we do come up short for some reason in tournaments like this. "I can not pin point any negatives from today honestly". "Those five overs‚ in a game like today‚ that is very‚ very big‚" Du Plessis said.

Sport Rory McIlroy destroys fellow golfer in Twitter spat
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy destroys fellow golfer in Twitter spat

Open champ must be bored playing golf without Tiger Woods in the field and lacked motivation. Elkington was watching the U.S. Open before he made a backhanded compliment about McIlroy. Elkington tried to respond by claiming Jack Nicklaus never discussed his earnings, but at that point, Elk was on the canvas and the judge had called for the bell, raising Rory's hand as victor.

Sport New Zealand level with United States in America's Cup final
Author: 0 New Zealand level with United States in America's Cup final

Still, this isn't the start the powerhouse Oracle squad expected. But Emirates Team New Zealand's young helmsman Peter Burling was as phlegmatic as ever on the eve of the Cup. Coutts has been the CEO of Oracle Team USA since it beat Alinghi in 2010. Oracle Team USA is looking to win its third consecutive America's Cup , a feat last achieved by the same team in the 1930s.

Sport AC Milan open to swapping Donnarumma for Ronaldo
Author: 0 AC Milan open to swapping Donnarumma for Ronaldo

Many see Donnarumma as a ready made replacement. One goalkeeper that's likely to be on the move in the very near future is AC Milan's Gianluigi Donnarumma . Donnarumma's stance with Milan has upset numerous club's supporters while making global headlines. "It's the coach who makes the decisions". Chants also began to break out on the terraces, with fans expressing their displeasure that the homegrown star may be willing to turn his back on the club who had raised him.

Author: 0 Confederations Cup-2017: Chile booster Cameroon

With time ticking away it appeared that Chile would fail to find the breakthrough their endeavour warranted but Arturo Vidal came up with a goal inside the final ten minutes and Eduardo Vargas capped off a fine performance with a second.

Sport Henderson holds on for LPGA victory
Author: 0 Henderson holds on for LPGA victory

Thompson , who has shown unbelievable resilience to bounce back from the heartache and controversy surrounding the four shot penalty she incurred during the final round of the ANA Inspiration, completed a round of 64 to come from two off the 36 hole pace to take the lead into the final round.

Sport Mayweather Looking Forward To McGregor Fight
Author: 0 Mayweather Looking Forward To McGregor Fight

The trash-talking between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor has fantastically escalated - and will probably get more intense - leading up to their much-anticipated fight set for August 26 in Las Vegas. "I'm a fan of McGregor - he's got character, he's exciting, entertaining, value for money". I think it could be a 12-round onslaught, to be honest with you.

Author: 0 Man Utd target Morata gets married in Venice

He told The Sun's Nick Rostron-Pike : " Alvaro Morata is not happy at Real Madrid ". And it is his inability to dethrone the Frenchman as the first-choice striker in the eyes of Zinedine Zidane that has frustrated Morata, who is now looking to move in order to secure better first-team opportunities for himself.

Author: 0 Record-breaking Thomas in Erin Hills mix

It led to an eagle to close out his 63. Fowler and Reed will command plenty of attention, but do not discount Kim Si-woo, who sits between the American duo at nine under. "Taking nothing away from 9-under par - 9-under is incredible with U.S. Open pressure", Miller told . England's Eddie Pepperell , 26, had five birdies and two bogeys in his three-under-par 69 to get to four under and remain in with a chance.

Sport Amir fit and plays in Champions Trophy final
Author: 0 Amir fit and plays in Champions Trophy final

Pakistan . According to Arthur, India's top-order has done marvelously well and the middle-order has not been tested throughout the competition, so if Pakistan want to create a chance for themselves, they'll have to focus their attack on Rohit Sharma , Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli who have been scoring the bulk of the runs for the Men in Blue.

Sport Ward celebrates big win while Kovalev plans protest
Author: 0 Ward celebrates big win while Kovalev plans protest

LAS VEGAS (AP ) - After leaving no doubt who was the best light heavyweight around, Andre Ward talked about securing his place as one of the top pound-for-pound fighters in the world and perhaps even one day moving up to heavyweight. "I believe he can outbox Anthony Joshua . I don't feel like it affects me one way or another honestly". "The fight should have continued". Ward landed a low blow on Kovalev's belt-line, which backed the Russian toward the ropes.

Author: 0 Fleury among Penguins unprotected on expansion list

Vatanen was the odd-man out in being left unprotected from a deep and talented group of Ducks defensemen . I think Cam Ward is better suited to be Scott Darling's back up this year which means that Francis either finds a trade partner or Lack plays 55-60 games in Charlotte while providing the team with an NHL-ready emergency net minder should Darling or Ward fall victim to injury.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo in focus after Confederations Cup tie

Cristiano Ronaldo fails to attend a post-match press conference following Portugal's 2-2 draw with Mexico , as questions continue to mount over his Real Madrid future. The guy just scores goals. He attracted headlines last week after being accused by a Spanish prosecutor of defrauding the country's tax authorities.

Sport Warriors top Cavaliers to move one win from perfection
Author: 0 Warriors top Cavaliers to move one win from perfection

The Warriors added Durant last summer and made themselves unbeatable. "If we win the championship, I'm like 99 percent sure we don't get him", Green said. Durant, often matched up with James, finished the first quarter with eight points to James' 16. But the heavy minutes Cleveland's superstars were forced to play may have taken their toll down the stretch.

Sport Kane silences Scotland's celebration with late leveller
Author: 0 Kane silences Scotland's celebration with late leveller

But Kane stunned the crowd two minutes into injury time when he volleyed home a ideal pass from Raheem Sterling , a goal that prevented what would have been England's first World Cup qualifying loss since a defeat to Ukraine in 2009.

Sport All systems go as Bafana arrive in Nigeria
Author: 0 All systems go as Bafana arrive in Nigeria

Nigeria progressed to win six other competitive fixtures against South Africa, with both sides settling for draws in four meetings. He said because Nigerians were big in size, South Africa should hurt them on swift counter-attacks. "We can make it hard for Nigeria". I am sure they would want to drive the tempo of the game. Mohamed Salah was a consistent Serie A scorer for Roma last season while the outstanding form of Ramadan Sobhy at Ahly led Stoke City to sign him.

Author: 0 Brexit: UK and European Union negotiations to start on Monday

They also said the rally would protest the DUP's record on "access to abortion", and that if the deal goes through the Conservatives would be joining with a party "known to promote policy which restricts the rights of women and LGBT people".

Author: 0 An early US Open departure for Day and McIlroy

And Casey was joined at the end of play by compatriot Tommy Fleetwood , and United States duo Brooks Koepka and Brian Harman on seven under par. That proved to be true as Casey he almost set the 36-hole U.S. Of that group, only Fowler at 6-under and Matsuyama at 5-under were in the top 10. "Guess what?" he said to 4-year-old Dash. Washington County Sheriff Dale Schmidt told the United States Golf Association he appeared to die of natural causes.

Author: 0 Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russia

The Portuguese sports daily A Bola published a front-page story Friday saying that Ronaldo was upset with the accusations made against him and that his decision was "irreversible". He also scored important goals in the decisive stages of the Spanish league, a competition Madrid won this season for the first time in five years. A good performance at the Confederations Cup will virtually secure him a fifth world player of the year award, equaling Lionel Messi .