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Star swimmer Michael Phelps and newer faces headed for Rio

Legendary swimmer Michael Phelps made history again Wednesday night at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Neb., by qualifying for a record fifth Olympic games. Phelps has become the first American male...


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Arizona moves closer to CWS title with Game 1 win

The College World Series is more about history than anything else. After nearly seven decades of ballgames, the official record book of College World Series is thicker than an old family bible.


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Lionel Messi retires from international soccer after Copa America final loss to

Barcelona star Lionel Messi retired from international football on Sunday after Argentina's Copa America final loss to Chile. Argentina lost 4-2 on penalties to Chile after the match ended in a 0-0 draw...


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Keith Thurman floors Shawn Porter to retain welterweight world title

Keith Thurman defeated his friend Shawn Porter to retain the welterweight world title in front of 12,718 people at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. All three judges scored the fight 115-113 for Thurman. With this win, Thurman...


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Khris Davis takes A's past Angels 7-4

The Oakland A's are no longer considered by many as a last-place team and by registering a 7-4 win over the Angels on Friday, the A's pushed past the Angels and into fourth place in the American League West...


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James Webb III gets two-year deal with Philadelphia 76ers

Former Boise State standout James Webb III has got a two-year deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, says his agent. In March, the 6'9" forward had announced that he was leaving Boise State early to enter the draft...


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Chicago Bulls trade veteran Derrick Rose to Knicks

It was once the best feel-good story, with Derrick Rose leading Chicago Bulls to heights which the franchise had not achieved since Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen were racking up championships. But instead of...


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Golfer Rory McIlroy withdraws from Rio Olympics over Zika fears

Ace golfer Rory McIlroy has decided to withdraw from this summer's Olympics in Rio, Bazil, due to fears over the Zika virus. The world No. 4 had pledged his allegiance to Ireland for the Games. But on Tuesday he released...


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Panthers trade sixth-round pick to Rangers for rights of Keith Yandle

Keith Yandle was a risk the Florida Panthers decided to take. The Panthers sent a sixth-round pick in NHL draft to the New York Rangers for the rights to the veteran defenseman, whose contract is scheduled to expire...


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LeBron James finally brings a title to Cleveland

LeBron James performed superbly to finally bring a title to Cleveland Cavaliers. With 333 of the 336 regulation minutes through seven games of the NBA Finals, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors were tied...


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Copa America: Chile's thrashing for the ages ousts Mexico

Chile thrashed Mexico 7-0 in the Copa America quarterfinals on Saturday. It is not surprising that Chile defeated Mexico but the margin of victory was definitely atrocious. In a thrashing for the ages, La Roja looked in...


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Sergio Garcia's major dreams alive at Oakmont

Sergio Garcia is on course of breaking through to win his first major championship by winning the US Open. On Friday, Garcia did very well to hang in there in a grueling 36-hole marathon. He got into contention showing off...


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NBA Finals: LeBron James powers Cleveland Cavaliers to 115-101 win in game 6,

Scoring 41 points in Game 6 of NBA finals Thursday, LeBron James guided Cleveland Cavaliers to a 115-101 victory over Golden State Warriors forcing a one-game showdown for the NBA title. James, made 16 of 27 shots...


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Warriors want to win another title, while Cavaliers aim at making history

In a surprising development, the NBA Finals return to the city that is yet to win the title. The Cleveland Cavaliers are still very much in the competition, and they are aiming to create history as the city is yet to win...


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Disgraced referee Tim Donaghy has an NBA Finals conspiracy theory

Disgraced former NBA referee and noted liar Tim Donaghy said in an interview to Sports Illustrated that Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green was suspended by the NBA for Game 5 of the NBA Finals because the...


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Kyrie Irving, LeBron James shine as Cavs beat Warriors to stay alive

Kyrie Irving and LeBron James scored 41 points each to help Cleveland Cavaliers beat Golden State Warriors 112-97 in Game 5 of the NBA finals on Monday night. James had 41 points, 16 rebounds and seven assists, Irving...


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Resurgent Pittsburgh Penguins win fourth Stanley Cup

Few months ago, the Pittsburgh Penguins looked like a team which was not in the race to reach the playoff stage. Sidney Crosby and the offense were unable to score, the offseason acquisitions such as Phil Kessel and Nick Bonino...


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Copa America: US ready to give it all in quarterfinal

The US national team has reached the Copa America quarterfinal after defeating Paraguay and Colombia. They finish on top of Group A. DeAndre Yedlin was shown red card forcing the US to play the final 42 minutes of...


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Euro 2016: Several injured as fans brawl

Dozens of football fans of Russia and England clashed in the French city of Marseille on Saturday at the Euro 2016 championship. The brawl between the fans took place before and after the game Saturday, forcing...


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NBA Finals: Steph Curry takes Golden State Warriors closer to title

Steph Curry performed superbly, scoring 38 points to help Golden State Warriors register a 108-97 win over Cleveland Cavaliers. With this win, the Warriors open a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven NBA Finals...


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For Muhammad Ali, being a true Muslim meant more than anything else

Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali was many things during his life, but he was a Muslim above everything. "Everything I do now, I do to please Allah," he once said. "I conquered the world, and it didn't bring me happiness...


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Cavaliers beat Warriors as Steph Curry continues to struggle

The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Golden State Warriors 120-90 on Wednesday. With this win, the NBA finals which once looked to belong to Golden State have tightened into a series, as the Cavs have succeeded in cutting...


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Brock Lesnar gets 'one-off opportunity' to fight at UFC 200

Brock Lesnar is set to compete at UFC 200, but it seems highly unlikely that he will stay in the Octagon for a long-term. After the Las Vegas-based promotion officially revealed that Lesnar would fight an as-yet-unnamed...


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Pro soccer game to be played in Idaho

Idaho will host a professional soccer game on Saturday night in Meridian. The regular season game between the Portland Timbers 2 and the Swope Park Rangers involves a local stand-out. It will be played at Rocky Mountain...


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Muhammad Ali dies at 74 after suffering from respiratory issues

Former heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali died at the age of 74 in a hospital in the Phoenix area on Friday. He was admitted in the hospital on Thursday with respiratory issues. Earlier family spokesman Bob Gunnell had said...


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NASCAR suspends 3 crew chiefs for Coca-Cola 600 violations

NASCAR on Wednesday suspended three crew chiefs for violations at Charlotte Motor Speedway. NASCAR suspended Greg Biffle crew chief Brian Pattie for two races for illegal body measurements, and one-race...


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Sacramento Kings' Darren Collison arrested on charge of felony domestic violence

Sacramento Kings guard Darren Collison was arrested on a domestic violence charge after deputies on Monday responded to a report of a woman being assaulted inside a Northern California home.


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Rookie Alexander Rossi wins 100th Indy 500

American rookie Alexander Rossi captured the 100th Indianapolis 500 on Sunday. He conserved fuel over the last 36 laps to register victory on his Indy debut. The 24-year-old Californian - a former Formula One test driver...


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Pelicans guard Dejean-Jones shot dead in Dallas

Police on Saturday confirmed that New Orleans Pelicans guard Bryce Dejean-Jones was fatally shot after breaking down the door of an apartment in Dallas. Dallas Police Senior Cpl. DeMarquis Black said in a statement...


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Real Madrid win Champions League, crowned kings of Europe

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo added the finishing touches to help the Spanish club win the Champions League title for the 11th time with a 5-3 penalties victory over Atletico Madrid in the final of the...


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