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Taurasi's hot start galvanizes USA in record shattering performance

Next up for the Americans will be Spain on Monday. Diana Taurasi finished the game with 15 points, scoring on all three-point shots. In addition, it was Stewart who hit the team's last shot in with a three-pointer to bring the final score to 121-65, taking over for Taurasi and providing a look into the future of U.S women's basketball.

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Tulowitzki fractures thumb as Orioles reclaim AL East lead from Blue Jays

In his first four starts in July, Tillman went seven innings in each and allowed exactly one run in every one of them. He wore a small, plastic brace on the thumb after the game and said he wasn't sure if he'd have to head to the disabled list or if the injury was something he could play through.

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Conor McGregor Referred To WWE Superstars As 'Messed-Up P***ies'

He says he will knockout his opponent "inside the second round", during an worldwide media call on Friday (Aug. 5). Ahead of UFC 194, he said he would knock out Jose Aldo in the first round, and did as he said he would. With his August 20 rematch against Diaz , which airs on pay-per-view from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, less than two weeks away, he got fellow wrestlers with more than 14 million combined followers to mention his name.

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TE Eric Ebron walking at practice but not taking part

Ebron pounded the turf Saturday at Ford Field in Detroit with his right fist as he was evaluated by the team's medical personnel. Lions head coach Jim Caldwell declined to comment on the injury, per ESPN .com's Michael Rothstein , while general manager Bob Quinn simply said "injuries happen in football".

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Hearts 1 - 2 Celtic

Sinclair, who endured a miserable three years at Manchester City after leaving Swansea, could well be plunged straight into action as Celtic face Hearts in their Scottish Premiership opener later on Sunday. "The manager had a great influence when I was at Swansea and that's when I played my best football". "The manager had a great influence when I was at Swansea and that's when I played my best football", said the former England Under-21 global.

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Aussie Sisters Cate & Bronte Campbell Win Relay Gold, Set Record Time

Abbey Weitzeil then broadened the US lead by completing the 200 meter with a time of 1:45.92 - ahead of Australia's Brittany Elmslie's 1:46.53. Canada's squad claimed the bronze with a time of 3:32.89. Weitzeil and Manuel, the top finishers in the 100-meter freestyle at the US trials, were held out of the preliminary heat to rest up for the final.

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Torrent of Rajinikanth jokes as 'Kabali' shatters BO records

Thanu revealed that a sequel to the Rajinikanth-starrer, directed by Pa. Ranjith is nearly certain. In India, the film's first-day ticket sales are expected to be more than Rs 35 crore. "I have been putting up posters for my one and only star", said a labourer as he imitated some trademark moves of his favourite actor. Talking about tackling piracy, Thanu says, "It is a menace from some anti-social elements".

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Pogba set for £100 million United return

The club are reported to have had an £86m offer rejected by Juventus this week, but they are set to return with an offer of more than £100m - which would comfortably make it a world-record fee. The underperforming star is bound to be under a lot of pressure with arrival of attackers like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and the growth of Marcus Rashford.

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Golden State Officially Welcomes Kevin Durant to the Warriors

The Warriors openly courted the free agent, who is signing a 2-year, $54.3 million contract. Durant announced his decision Monday morning on The Players' Tribune Monday morning. Even if he would've gone elsewhere to do it, Miller's legacy could be bigger today than it is had he won a ring, but we'll never know. The Oklahoma City Thunder went from Western Conference contenders to a rebuilding franchise, and after Kevin Durant left, Russell Westbrook might follow via trade or next ...

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UFC 200: Jon Jones aims to end rivalry with Daniel Cormier

My clinch was tiring him out. "I truly, 100 percent thought he was done and we'd seen the last of him in professional fighting", UFC President Dana White told The Associated Press. And for some reason, he just. he intimidated me. Cormier's first challenge will be to withstand Jones' exterior barrage in order to close the distance and land power shots.

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan to complete Manchester United move this weekend

United's persistent pursuit of Mkhitaryan has finally reaped rewards as reluctant sellers Dortmund sanctioned the deal for a player who had just one year left on his current contract. There's been plenty of transfer rumor drama surrounding Borussia Dortmund midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan and it looks like it's nearly over. The midfielder enjoyed his best-ever season in 2015/16 and his eye-catching performances have clearly attracted the interest of United's new boss.

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Wimbledon to play on middle Sunday for 4th time in 139 years

There will be play on the middle Sunday of Wimbledon this weekend for just the fourth time in history. "But if we don't get it in tomorrow, I would like to play on Sunday". Four second-round matches remained unfinished on Friday night. Previous middle Sunday action has seen more animated crowds than Wimbledon usually attracts, with the corporate visitors replaced by avid sports fans keen to seize the chance to watch on Centre Court and around the grounds.

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Germany beats Northern Ireland 1-0, tops Euro 2016 group

It was the longest and most agonising night endured by supporters of Northern Ireland. Joachim Loew's side will now turn their thoughts to a last 16 tie against either Albania , Slovakia or the third-place team in Group F - in Lille on Sunday.

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Poland sink Switzerland on pens

Poland beat Switzerland 5-4 in a penalty shoot-out to reach the European Championship quarter-finals for the first time following a riveting last-16 clash that ended 1-1 after extra time on Saturday. "They will not be lying in the penalty area and waiting for the full time whistle". Within 25 seconds Poland had wasted two golden opportunities to score.

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Derrick Rose: 'I'm ready for New York'

I should've been more excited but I wasn't. "It hurt a little bit, but at the end of the day, life is out of my hands, out of my control, and the only thing I can do is prepare myself to become great". "It was just an emotional time for me". "I'm not saying it's short, but the opportunities between top and bottom, it's pretty top-loaded and then it falls off pretty quickly", Jackson said of the group of free-agent guards.

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No civil rights charges in shooting of Minneapolis black man

His death sparked weeks of protests. "We are exhausted of what is happening, and what feels like the Jim Crow North", Minneapolis NAACP President Nekima Levy-Pounds told reporters after U.S. "At this time, the City will move forward with its own internal investigation". Clark died the day after the shooting. The confrontation that led to Clark's death began when paramedics called police saying he was interfering with their efforts to treat an assault victim.

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Sharks Thornton among 7 added to Canada World Cup roster

Indeed it was said that Ward was not acquired for what he could do during the regular season but what he'd contribute during the post-season. There should be a lot of momentum heading into next year. Vladimir Tarasenko , a 40-goal scorer in the regular season, got his first points of the series when he scored twice in the third period, but it was too late for the Blues.

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Thunder's small-ball group continues to mystify Draymond Green, Warriors

During a media session before Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals, Green gave mundane replies to reporters' questions, saying "that's a great question" twice in a row. These Golden State Warriors are a rollicking, rolling party bus, the loudest and surest sounds forever coming out this corner of the dressing room.

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Liverpool striker relaxes with family after Europa League disappointment

Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen, however, echoed Klopp by saying that the lack of continental distractions could bolster the club's efforts to return to the upper reaches of the Premier League. The last time Liverpool played Champions League football, in the 2014-15 season, they pocketed almost £17.5 million from the television market pool alone.

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Sushil might move court as last resort

Narsingh Yadav has earned an Olympic quota place in the 74 kgs weight category. "I am asking for it because I am feeling extremely fit and my preparations are top class. "I am not demanding they send me, all I want is a trial", Sushil Kumar had told Hindustan Times. "There is a procedure that has to be followed", he added.

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Islanders eliminated after ugly Game 5 loss to Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. - The Tampa Bay Lightning eliminated the New York Islanders from the second round of the 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs with a 4-0 victory in Game 5 on Sunday at Amalie Arena . But one Tampa Bay no-show and it's back to Brooklyn for a Game 6. Tavares is confident the Islanders can bounce back and keep the team's deepest playoff run since 1993 alive.

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PENGUINS: Letang suspended one game for late hit

So Fleury will continue to serve as Murray's sounding board, offering advice when needed or cracking a joke to break the tension. That's evidently by design. The Penguins outhit the Capitals for the first time in this series, but by only five, and the game, tied at 2-2, had the feel of one that might rival the epic four-overtime affair between the two rivals back in 1996.

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Charlie Nicholas states his prediction for Man Utd v Crystal Palace

It was another breathtaking Sunday afternoon in the English Premier League despite only 3 games being played. The Palace manager has ruled out regular starters Yannick Bolasie, Joel Ward, Joe Ledley and Scott Dann but remains optimistic each will recover their fitness to face Watford at Wembley.

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Swallowing hard, Trump rivals vow to back him if nominated

Rubio earlier in the week said Trump had small hands . Asked whether they could and would support Trump as the GOP standard-bearer in the fall election, both Rubio and Cruz (and Ohio Gov. Later, asked if he thought Trump was naive about Russian leader Vladimir Putin, Kasich responded, "I'm not biting". Romney readily conceded that he's out to prevent Trump from winning a majority of delegates in the primaries, so that Republicans can replace him as their nominee at their ...

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UFC 196 Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz Is Saturday

The duo, 27 and 30 respectively, face each-other tomorrow evening at UFC 196. But despite not getting the opportunity to become the first fighter in the UFC to simultaneously hold two belts from two weight classes, the brash Irishman is looking at another goal.

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Manchester City Pips Liverpool In Shoot-out To Clinch Capital One Cup

The Brazilian midfielder's spot-kick was saved by City hero Willy Caballero as Liverpool fell short in the shoot-out, feeling discomfort as he struck the ball. "When we have to make decisions, we have to make it with a lot of information". "I feel when we play to the level we are capable of we can beat everyone".

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Patriots release veteran TE Chandler, receiver LaFell

After falling just short of another Super Bowl appearance, Tom Brady's offseason was sweetened by a two-year contract extension. The Patriots on Wednesday cut two prominent second stringers - a total of 60 catches and 774 receiving yards from last season.

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Super Tuesday 2016 Presidential Primary Results: Voters Get Their Say

Despite Donald Trump's string of victories on Tuesday, he has to do better in upcoming contests to claim the Republican nomination for president before the party's national convention this summer. A conservative radio station reported that some half-dozen polling machines in the county were automatically switching people's votes from Donald Trump to Marco Rubio.

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Sunday Oliseh: NFF addresses resignation of former Super Eagles coach

Speaking at the 18th Annual Africa Business Conference of the Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, the NFF boss said the era of putting local coaches in charge of the senior national team was over. Since that disappointment the pressure on Oliseh has been mounting, with reports suggesting that veteran African national team coaches Herve Renard and Claude Le Roy had shown interest in replacing the man who was still at the helm.

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Yoenis Cespedes found (at least) one more ridiculous vehicle

Vega stripped this auto "to the bare bone", repainting it a custom black color with blue metallic accents. In fact, he has one more ride to show off on Saturday. Work done: Vega describes this as the "craziest" Jeep he has ever customized. "We got a surprise for you tomorrow, too", said Alex Vega, Cespedes' auto customizer.