• Martin Truex Jr. wins Pocono 400
Martin Truex Jr. wins Pocono 400

He gave the famed Wood brothers their 99th career win last season, a ride strengthened by an alliance with Team Penske. Track: Pocono Raceway (oval, 2.5 miles). Chase Elliott , another Cup Series regular, finished second, 2.852 seconds behind Busch. But this one belonged to Truex, the defending Cup series champion, in the No.

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  • Stephens in last 8 of Roland Garros, Latest Tennis News
Stephens in last 8 of Roland Garros, Latest Tennis News

Against Buzarnescu, serving a second time for the match, Keys screamed "Come on!" when she crushed a cross-court backhand victor to make it 40-15 and give herself another two chances for victory. Estonian Kontaveit will attempt to go beyond the fourth round of a major for the first time when she comes up against Sloane Stephens . Alexander Zvere...

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  • Former 49ers WR Dwight Clark dies battle with ALS
Former 49ers WR Dwight Clark dies battle with ALS

Bunz said Clark tried experimental treatments but nothing helped. Two weeks later, the 49ers won the first of three Super Bowl titles under Hall of Fame coach Bill Walsh. For me, it was watching him as a part of the 1980s dynasty. Clark revealed in 2017 he had been diagnosed with ALS, which is also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

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  • John Beilein returning to MI
John Beilein returning to MI

After two conversations with the Pistons, the MI head coach announced on Twitter today that he's "excited about coaching (Michigan) next season and in the years to come". On Wednesday, he tweeted that he would be coming back to MI next season and "in the years to come". The Wolverines have made the NCAA tournament eight of the past 10 seasons und...

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  • Keith Wyness: Aston Villa chief executive suspended by Championship club
Keith Wyness: Aston Villa chief executive suspended by Championship club

Villa were relegated from the Premier League in 2016, losing an ever-present record, and their final parachute payment is cut to around £15million this year. Villa have already let former and England and Chelsea captain John Terry and striker Gabby Agbonlahor go this summer and have said they will not be able to sign any of the five loan players ...

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  • Garbiñe Muguruza sends Maria Sharapova crashing out of French Open
Garbiñe Muguruza sends Maria Sharapova crashing out of French Open

Kerber only hit 11 winners but Garcia made 36 unforced errors, meaning the German was never under too much pressure. "I'm happy to be through, she has played really well in the last few months", Kerber said of Garcia, who had reached the quarter-finals past year.

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  • Mourinho delighted as Man Utd complete Dalot deal
Mourinho delighted as Man Utd complete Dalot deal

The youngster is touted as one of the most promising defenders in world football and has signed a five-year deal with the club. Manchester United have sealed a deal for Porto's 19-year-old right back Diogo Dalot . Jose Mourinho said: "In his age group, he is the best full-back in Europe". Sources have told ESPN FC that Dalot is now re...

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  • Nadal takes 37-set streak into French Open quarterfinal
Nadal takes 37-set streak into French Open quarterfinal

Defending champion Rafa Nadal celebrated his 32nd birthday on Sunday making short work of Richard Gasquet ( 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 ) in his third-round match, and then made a ball boy's day at the Roland Garros . The Spaniard won the French Open in 2016 and Wimbledon previous year. Cilic expects some lengthy sets between the two big servers: "You n...

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  • Sergio Ramos hits back after Loris Karius concussion claims
Sergio Ramos hits back after Loris Karius concussion claims

The doctors gave no indication of when or how the concussion happened, although TV pictures showed Real defender Sergio Ramos barging into Karius early in the second half. "Then the goalkeeper says he was dazed because of a collision with me", Ramos said. "I spoke with Salah through messages". 'I feel sorry for what happened with him, but...

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  • LeBron James Lands On the Cover Of NBA 2K19 20th Anniversary Edition
LeBron James Lands On the Cover Of NBA 2K19 20th Anniversary Edition

One sportsbook manager said his book considers the Sixers LeBron's likeliest landing spot and the Cavs would jump to 12-1 if King James returns to the Land. LeBron James does not see a White House visit as a possibility for the Cavaliers or the Warriors. "Pretty sure the way we handled things a year ago, kind of stay consistent with that".

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  • Real Madrid's Isco hopes Cristiano Ronaldo stays amid reports of contract dispute
Real Madrid's Isco hopes Cristiano Ronaldo stays amid reports of contract dispute

We are all focused on what we need to do here with the national team. Ronaldo joined Madrid from Manchester United in 2009 for a then world record fee of £80m and has since gone on to become the La Liga giants' all time top scorer, notching an incredible 450 goals , overtaking Raul's tally of 323.

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  • Epsom hero Masar looks set to target Derby double
Epsom hero Masar looks set to target Derby double

A brilliant victor of the Craven Stakes at Newmarket , the son of New Approach then finished third behind red-hot Investec Derby favourite Saxon Warrior in the 2,000 Guineas. "It's the pinnacle of our sport, the Holy Grail, the be-all and end-all of everything". I'm very happy. Horses are in my blood. Frankie Dettori may have been out of luck ...

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  • Bob Baffert will 'just deal with' Justify's tough Belmont draw
Bob Baffert will 'just deal with' Justify's tough Belmont draw

The 5-for-5 Justify will try to become thoroughbred racing's 13th Triple Crown victor. Just when it looked as though Justify didn't require any help in his hunt for the Triple Crown, trainer Bob Baffert received it on Tuesday as his star was drawn at the rail ahead of Saturday's big crescendo.

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  • England players have talked about racism in Russian Federation
England players have talked about racism in Russian Federation

Rashford is heading to his second tournament with England having become the youngest Three Lions player to feature in a major competition, when he came from the bench in the 2-1 win over Wales at Euro 2016. "Wherever the manager calls upon me to play I go and give 100% for the England shirt and to do as well as I can". England's World Cup ...

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  • Can set for Juve medical after agreeing four-year deal
Can set for Juve medical after agreeing four-year deal

However, "Sky in Italy" reports that the 24-year-old has agreed a four-year deal with the "Old Lady" and that he will undergo a medical in Turin later this week , brringing the curtain down on his stay in Merseyside. Liverpool FC are still hopeful that Zeljko Buvac will return to his Anfield post ahead of next season, according to reporter David M...

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  • MLB Draft: Day One Analysis
MLB Draft: Day One Analysis

Mize is the No. 1 overall draft prospect according to Baseball America and MLB.com . Day 2 of the Major League Baseball draft doesn't get the attention of the first night's festivities, but it's a time when high-upside talent, well-known names and established college stars all go off the board.

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  • Rising Russian star Kasatkina knocks out Wozniacki, progresses to French Open quarterfinal
Rising Russian star Kasatkina knocks out Wozniacki, progresses to French Open quarterfinal

The pair had returned to Roland Garros on Monday (Monday night NZ Time) to resume a match suspended by darkness on Sunday night. She has yet to win a set this year against Kasatkina, who is now into her first Grand Slam quarterfinal, where she will face Sloane Stephens, the No.

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  • Asensio speaks on Ronaldo's Real Madrid exit, Zidane's resignation
Asensio speaks on Ronaldo's Real Madrid exit, Zidane's resignation

Salah was included in Egypt's 23-man squad but he's now in a race to be fit for the World Cup in Russian Federation. In an interview with talkSPORT , the Scot backed Salah to continue the scintillating form that saw him bag 44 goals in 52 appearances for the Reds last season.

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  • Emery pushes Arsenal to step up bid for Sevilla midfielder N'Zonzi
Emery pushes Arsenal to step up bid for Sevilla midfielder N'Zonzi

As well as Arsenal and Real, Bundesliga side Bayern Munich are also said to be interested in the teenager. Tolisso scored 6 goals and provided 4 assists in 26 Bundesliga appearances and is now within the radar of Arsenal's new coach Unai Emery , who is a huge fan of his.

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  • Home wins for Peru and Messi-inspired Argentina
Home wins for Peru and Messi-inspired Argentina

Only three teams have appeared more times at a World Cup than Argentina - we'll get to them later in the week. Argentine football is mostly known for producing outstandingly skillful players like Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi , but the country is a talent factory for coaches as well.

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