Mickelson to miss US Open for daughter's graduation

Mickelson to miss US Open for daughter's graduation

Open. The five-time major victor who has never won the U.S. Open said he's been aware of the conflict for about six months. Mickelson, 46, needs only a victory in the U.S. "It doesn't look good for me playing, but I'm really excited by this moment in my family's life". In 2013, Mickelson flew to Amanda's eighth-grade graduation ceremony on the eve of the opening round of that year's tournament. Read More

Curry, Durant help Warriors rout Cavs in Game 1

Curry, Durant help Warriors rout Cavs in Game 1

Durant also did a good job defensively in his 1-on-1 matchups with James, who still managed 28 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists but also turned the ball over eight times . The Cavaliers entered the game 12-1 in the postseason. That kind of contract has allowed teams like the Cleveland Cavaliers to make the NBA Finals for the third consecutive time , and it could allow the Warriors to make this a Cavs/Warriors Final for a while. Read More

Basebrawl! Harper, Strickland punch away, Nats-Giants fight

You either go to first base or go after him. This is about the team and moving forward". The Nats failed to win the series even with those two homers, as evidenced by the World Series banner that now resides at AT&T. And this happened three years ago. Asked about his decision to charge the mound and throw punches, Harper said he had two choices, and he chose to go to the mound. Read More

Rihanna star of NBA finals opener

Van Gundy expressed his excitement live on air. "I don't about this, but Rihanna just walked in front of me". "Stay with the game", said play-by-play Mike Breen while trying to hold it together without laughing. The Barbadian singer has frequently displayed her admiration for James, including during last year's Finals , when she posted to social media several messages of support - if not something more - for the Cavaliers star. Read More

Kumble unlikely to continue as India's coach

But the mere fact that this is not so, perhaps, is an indication of just how deep the problem between team India captain Virat Kohli and head coach, Anil Kumble runs. "You can see the full calendar and tell me at what position there was a free slot (to select the coach)", Choudhary said, " After one tournament there is another, then another series". Read More

Champions Trophy: England opt to field against Bangladesh in opener

England , with numerous current squad involved, eventually needed 20 off 16 balls with six wickets in hand - an unlosable position from which they duly lost to India . "The ankle is OK it is more of a calf issue", Root said. In his 34-ball knock, the 24-year-old batsman slammed four boundaries and one six. "Hopefully it is more cramp and me being a bit wet", said Root, the man-of-the-match, at the presentation ceremony. Read More

Cops: Racial slur sprayed on LeBron James' Los Angeles home

But James said he regrets not being able to sit face-to-face with his two sons and discuss the matter. And we got a long way to go, you know for, for us as a society and for us as African-Americans until we, until we feel equal in America. Read More

Kimi Raikkonen to start from pole at Monaco GP

Ferrari have denied all claims with regards to team orders and made it clear that their drivers are free to race each other. "It's clear to me that Ferrari have chosen their number one driver", he told reporters, shortly after finishing seventh, allowing Vettel to stretch his title lead to 25 points and also Mercedes teammate to close to within 29. Read More

LeBron James speaks out on racism after graffiti attack

However, she said the property manager believes surveillance video captured the incident. By the time officers arrived at the home, the racial slur was covered up by property management, police said. "Racism will always be part of the world, part of America", James said. "You know hate in America, especially for African-Americans, is living every day". Read More

LeBron James' Los Angeles home vandalized with slur

Police are investigating it as an act of vandalism and a possible hate crime. After noting that the vandalism had intruded on "one of the greatest sporting events that we have", James said that if the incident keeps the conversation about racism alive, James said , "then I'm OK with it". Read More

Tulowitzki hits grand slam, Blue Jays rout Reds 17-2

Tulowitzki hits grand slam, Blue Jays rout Reds 17-2

Arroyo is 0-2 with a 6.75 ERA in his past four starts. He was scheduled to start for the Blue Jays on Tuesday night against the Cincinnati Reds . Jose Canseco hit the fabled first one into the fifth deck back on October 7, 1989, in game four of the American League Championship series against the Blue Jays when Canseco was a member of the Oakland A's. Read More

26-27 - Elvis saves Rangers' bacon in comeback win

26-27 - Elvis saves Rangers' bacon in comeback win

Elvis Andrus collected five RBIs in his final two at-bats as the Texas Rangers rallied for a 9-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday. "We've got a really good club here and a lot of athletic ability, and it just shows how resilient we are to come off a six-hour game and come back and battle", said Beckham, who was has 18 RBI in May. Read More

Nadal, Djokovic sail through to third round

Nadal, Djokovic sail through to third round

No, no, no, thank goodness, I don't feel anything on the wrist since long time ago. "You never stop learning and that's what I love about the game". The Frenchman was on the ropes against world number 91 Renzo Olivo when play was finally stopped at 9.55pm on Tuesday night. Read More

Mike Trout to miss six to eight weeks following thumb surgery

Mike Trout to miss six to eight weeks following thumb surgery

The Angels were next to last in the AL in runs per game and 12th in home runs prior to Monday. As for baseball it is pretty disappointing to lose a superstar for a long period of time and for Trout this might cost him a chance for his third MVP award. Read More

Konta crashes out of French Open

Konta crashes out of French Open

After a disappointing build-up to the clay-court season, it's perhaps little surprise Konta has not gone far and she joins world No. 1 Angelique Kerber in an early exit. "In Taiwan we don't have a professional tennis court so I always travelling to somewhere to practice with my coach and then my friend a year ago she introduced me to her friend", Hsieh said with a smile. Read More

Warriors' Kerr will not coach Game 1 of NBA Finals

Warriors' Kerr will not coach Game 1 of NBA Finals

That's the sum-total of the 2017 NBA Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors that begins on Friday (June 2, Coach Dayong's birthday-Cheers for Beers!). Of the many juicy subplots between the Cavs and Warriors, one that frequently goes overlooked is Lue, the former assistant who has blossomed in no time into one of the league's brightest young head coaches and a playoff savant. Read More

James says Jordan chase is about motivation, not greatness

James scored 35 points , passing Michael Jordan on the NBA's all-time playoff scoring list along the way, and Kyrie Irving had 24 for Cleveland . This will be the first match point for the Cavaliers , and if they win, they will provide another show with the Golden State Warriors . Read More

Brewers OF Ryan Braun faces longer DL stint for calf injury

Brewers OF Ryan Braun faces longer DL stint for calf injury

Braun made a running catch of a fly ball to left in the third inning, and then Jesus Aguilar pinch hit for him in the fourth. "I think I'd probably lean to Nick, too", he said. It was his fifth homer, but undeniably his most crucial. After going down in order in the bottom of the ninth against T.J. McFarland, the Brewers turned to Wily Peralta to pitch the 10th. Read More

Top seed Angelique Kerber beaten

Top seed Angelique Kerber beaten

Makarova is now the first woman in the Open Era to beat a top seed in the Roland Garros first round. Williams, seeded 10, has played every year since 1997 with the exception of 2011 and despite her senior citizen status, she is still a contender at the Slams as her run to the Australian Open final in January proved. Read More

Cavaliers vs. Warriors III: NBA Finals 2017 matchup is no surprise

Cavaliers vs. Warriors III: NBA Finals 2017 matchup is no surprise

Golden State has been putting on a basketball clinic over the past two months, winning 27 of 28 games since March 11 and becoming the first squad to start the postseason 12-0. Brown acknowledged he can not recall any other details such as how many shots each man made, saying: "I don't even remember, that was back when I was in shape and a good shooter". Read More