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Yankees trade for Milwaukee minor league first baseman


The lefty who will turn 27 next week was a 10th round pick in 2013. The rest of the season, Webb has dominated at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, going 2-1, with a 3.24 ERA in 21 relief appearances. A right-handed batter, Cooper had not hit more than nine home runs in a single season prior to this year. Whether the answer to the Yankees' first base riddle is Bird, or Cooper, or the hodgepodge of youngsters that have held the job amid continual injury issues, the team will have to nail down a ... Read More »

Under the roof, Djokovic advances to Wimbledon quarterfinals


In her news conference after the 6-3, 6-3 loss to Magdalena Rybarikova, Vandeweghe said: "If someone yells out in the middle of a swing, that's a hindrance call, and usually you replay the point". She last won the title in 2008, but reached the semifinals last year and the Australian Open final this year. Muguruza, the 2015 Wimbledon runner-up and 2016 French Open champion, defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3, 6-4. Read More »

Dana White: Conor McGregor may never fight again after Mayweather


As is obvious, McGregor is not subtle. The press conference will occur on the biggest cross-mixed fight in history at the Budweiser stage in the heart of Toronto. "I've watched a lot of Conor McGregor's press conferences, not just for the comical factor I guess, but more mentally he is so strong". Unfortunately for Mayweather , it seems McGregor was aware of this. Read More »

Januzaj leaves Manchester United for Real Sociedad


After loan spells at Borussia Dortmund and Sunderland under two different United managers in Louis van Gaal and Mourinho, Januzaj will now ply his trade in La Liga on a permanent basis with a fresh start at Real Sociedad . Manchester United have released an official statement regarding the departure of young talent Adnan Januzaj . Januzaj joins a Sociedad side that finished sixth in the Spanish table last season to secure qualification for the Europa League. Read More »

Roger Federer vs Milos Raonic Quarter Finals Wimbledon Men's Singles 2017


A year ago, Raonic beat Federer in the semi-final before losing to eventual champion Andy Murray in the final. "Sometimes maybe the body and the mind do need a rest". I don't feel ready to go. I'm just very happy that I'm still doing so well. The proof is in his results. Federer has already trimmed back his schedule, skipping the 2016 and 2017 French Opens which were won by Djokovic and Nadal. Read More »

Theresa May holding talks with Australia's Malcolm Turnbull


Liberal senator Eric Abetz, one of the party's most prominent conservatives, defended Mr Turnbull's speech and said "hysterical media have chose to dishonestly spin the speech in such a way to inflame tensions". Mr Turnbull said Sir Robert "went to great pains" not to call his party conservative, adding that the founder had been determined to create a progressive party. Read More »

Pliskova to No. 1 for 1st time despite early Wimbledon loss


Johanna Konta , the bookmakers' favourite for the title, became the first British woman to reach the quarter-finals since Jo Durie in 1984. The pair have faced off four times in their careers, with honours now even in the head to head record - and Konta was reluctant to play up her chances of reaching a first Wimbledon quarter-final, despite her apparent good form. Read More »

Tax incidence on sanitary napkins lowered to 12% under GST


GST Rate Finder app of CBEC is available on google play store . ioS version will be launched shortly. The Finance Ministry informed that the mobile app can be downloaded on any smartphone and works in offline mode also. The Finance Ministry also said that Input Tax Credit (ITC) Scheme under GST does not allow ITC of membership of a club, health and fitness centre. Read More »

USA to fire RETALIATION missile against North Korea within DAYS


He said the nation overwhelmingly with the greater leverage over North Korea was China. Also, South Korea's new liberal president Moon Jae-in said he's willing to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un amid heightened animosities in the wake of the North's first intercontinental ballistic missile test-launch. Read More »

Ankle sprain reportedly ends Markelle Fultz's summer league campaign


Larry Drew II hit the game-winning shot with 8 seconds left to secure a 95-93 win over the Warriors , but what was most important is Markelle Fultz health. Barring further injury, Joel Embiid has the potential to become of the league's foremost interior forces, while both the 2016 and 2017 first overall picks will be joining the starting rotation next season in the form of Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz . Read More »

Palestinians, Israelis square off on UNESCO vote on Hebron


He tweeted: "This irrelevant organisation promotes FAKE HISTORY". Mr. Amro, founder of the Hebron-based Youth Against Settlements, is facing trial in an Israeli military court on a number of charges, some of which date back a number of years and have only recently been reactivated. Read More »

Jon Rahm secures convincing six-stroke Irish Open victory


My putting and short game has never been my best ally on links courses , but this week has been the opposite. "I haven't made any big mistakes and I am putting well and I think that is the main (reason why I am in this position)", said Tanihara, whose bogey at the 17th was only his second dropped shot of the tournament. Read More »

Jaylen Brown Embraces Leadership Role On Celtics' Las Vegas Summer League Team


He and second-year forward Jaylen Brown will have an opportunity to show their skills against a Trail Blazers Summer League squad highlighted by first-round picks Zach Collins (No. Carmichael is making his third appearance in the Summer League following stints in 2013 and 2014. He opened with 11 points and eight rebounds against the Celtics on Monday and followed it up with 17 points and eight boards against the Jazz on Wednesday. Read More »

F1: Valtteri Bottas earns pole at Austrian GP


He did get one last flying lap in toward the end of Q3, but made a number of small errors and backed off. "It should be a good fight tomorrow, the target is not less than winning for us". A Mercedes team spokesman said the gearbox problem resulted from the previous race in Azerbaijan, where Hamilton started on pole but finished fifth after having to pit to fix a loose headrest. Read More »

Gayle back in West Indies squad for one-off T20 against India


The visitors lost the fourth ODI by 11 runs in North Sound, Antigua after some extremely slow batting while chasing a low target of 190 runs. Gayle, who has not played worldwide cricket since the 2016 World Twenty20, comes into the squad at the expense of batsman Lendl Simmons, who failed to fire in the West Indies' last Twenty20 assignment against Afghanistan as he made scores of 6, 17 not out and 15 respectively. Read More »

Miami Heat Waive Chris Bosh, Plan To Retire His Jersey

Bosh was drafted fourth overall by the Toronto Raptors in 2003 but left for Miami in 2010 to team up with LeBron James and Dwyane Wade , forming the team's fabled "Big Three" that set in motion a dominant four-season run in which the team went 224-88. Read More »

Wayne Rooney 'close' to sensational Everton return


In a sensational development, Sportsmail understands Jose Mourinho is closing in on the biggest move of the summer and a world-record deal, eclipsing Paul Pogba's £89m return to Old Trafford previous year. The England captain fell out of favour under Jose Mourinho at United this season before losing his place in Gareth Southgate's worldwide squad as well prompting him to assess his options this summer. Read More »

Google Doodle Celebrates The 140th Anniversary Of Wimbledon

The outdoor grass tournament was conceived in 1877 at the All England Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club with 23 participants, men as women weren't permitted and a total audience of 200. Although she had served as patron for 64 years, she has never had a keen passion for tennis and so has visited the Wimbledon tournament just twice in the past 35 years. Read More »

'Heartbroken' Venus Williams sued over fatal road accident


He was rushed to the hospital where he died two weeks later. His family are now suing Williams for wrongful death, claiming that she failed to yield for right of way when driving through the intersection, despite a red light. Williams , 37, was crossing a junction in her Florida home town on June 9 when her vehicle collided with a auto being driven by Linda Barson, according to police. Read More »

Confederations Cup: Portugal defeats Mexico 2 -1 to win third-place

Silva then struck his first global goal after a handball inside the box on 104 minutes, while both sides finished with 10 men as Nelson Semedo was dismissed for Portugal before Raul Jimenez saw red for Mexico . And just when it was looking as if the European champions would return home empty-handed, Pepe lunged to bundle home a low cross in the opening minute of injury time . Read More »

This Actress Didn't Like How She Was Portrayed & Is Suing Ryan Murphy

The actress, who turns 101 on July 1, is suing FX and Ryan Murphy Productions over her portrayal in Feud: Bette and Joan . Here's an idea for the next season of Feud - Olivia de Havilland vs. The documents point to the opening scene of the series, which depicts an interview with Havilland where she gossips about Davis and Crawford, noting that FX "promoted and advertised that " Feud " was intentionally created to look as if it was reality". Read More »

Johanna Konta beats Jelena Ostapenko to reach quarter-final of Aegon International

Watson , who also defeated Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-4 6-3, next meets Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki . Konta rose from a hard fall to the grass to wrap up her first win over a world No. After playing through injury and showing the determination that she's shown, however, it feels unwise to bet against her as Wimbledon rolls on. However, despite a slight drop in her level, the Latvian was still competitive, with the two closely matched through until 5-5, where Konta took another ... Read More »

Pigs wander highway after crash southeast of Dallas


Typically when someone says they were "stopped by the pigs", they are likely giving a slandering reference to police officers. It's unclear whether any pigs were injured. A semi carrying 195 pigs crashed on the highway, resulting in the truck toppling over. Footage showed some of them trotting beside traffic before they were corralled. Read More »

Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards


NHL-EXPANSION DRAFT Knights make their picks LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Vegas Golden Knights now have 30 more players after making their selections in the expansion draft on Wednesday. "I haven't even thought about that, to be honest with you", Crosby said. We can gather a few things from this trailer. This was Bergeron's fourth Frank J. Read More »

Ex-Wisconsin LB TJ Watt signs 4-year deal with Steelers


To get there, the Steelers are working on more man-to-man coverage in an effort to slow down the New England offense. But wherever that value might settle, it just went up a little after he was finally able to participate in drills during the Steelers' mandatory minicamp, which is a not insignificant event for the new face in the locker room, regardless of how many years he might have already put in around the league. Read More »

Mike D'Antoni cracks Knicks joke after winning Coach of the Year


Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue finished outside the top 10. Russell Westbrook has won the NBA's MVP award after setting a record with 42 triple-doubles last season. He's won the award three times in the past, most recently in 2014. Draymond Green is the Defensive Player of the Year, ending Kawhi Leonard's two-year reign. Read More »

RB Leipzig demand 80 million Euro for Liverpool target


Liverpool would be insane to sign RB Leipzig star Naby Keita in a €80m (£70m) deal this summer, according to Raphael Honigstein. Liverpool fans, would you prepared to fork out £70 million for Keita or should you simply look elsewhere for a cheaper alternative? Above all others in the chase for Keita have been Liverpool , with the Merseysiders reportedly desperate to add a top-class midfielder to their ranks this summer ahead of their return to the Champions League. Read More »

Confederations Cup: Chile's Vidal sure of victory over Portugal, slams Ronaldo

Vidal's Chile side finished behind Germany in Group B to qualify for the last four of the World Cup preparation tournament, while Ronaldo's Portugal topped a group containing Mexico, New Zealand and hosts Russian Federation - who disappointed as they managed just a single win against the Kiwis to stumble out of the competition early. Read More »

Johnson Gets USMNT Call For Gold Cup


With numerous national team mainstays given a break for this tournament, this is the time to impress. In both instances, the replacement players must come from the 40-man preliminary roster. "I think I've improved a lot", he told, "For me, working with Rob on a daily basis it's been about really breaking down my game and getting back to some of the simple things, along with some tweaks and changes that he felt could help me and I think they have". Read More »

Saints Place Nick Fairley on NFI List, Could Miss 2017 Season

He reportedly saw a third specialists this month. Saints confirm Nick Fairley has been placed on the non-football illness list, meaning he will not play on 2017. Fairley, a native of Mobile and product of Auburn University, is a six-year veteran of the National Football League who has played in 77 regular season games, making 170 tackles (113 solo and 57 assists), 20.5 sacks, three passes defensed and registered one career safety. Read More »

Butler trade sets the stage for looming free agency


The teams agreed to a trade earlier in the night that sent the 13th pick to Utah in exchange for former University of Kentucky star Trey Lyles and the 24th overall pick . I think I can do both. "They were recruiting us as much as we wanted them", Utah Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey said of the picks. After he was drafted, Mitchell said via conference call that versatility is part of his game and he wants to improve offensively. Read More »

Federer thrashes Zverev to win ninth Halle title


Federer won the Australian Open his first Grand Slam success in five years in January despite not playing in the previous six months, then claimed the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells in March and, two weeks later, the Miami Open. Read More »

AP analysis shows how gerrymandering benefited GOP in 2016

The Wyoming Democratic Party , meanwhile, is more organized than ever before and doing a better job getting its message across to voters, Democratic Chairman Joe Barbuto said. For the past six years, voters in rural northeastern Missouri have had only one choice for their state representative: a Republican. So a party that receives 55 percent of the statewide vote could expect to win 60 percent of the legislative seats. Read More »

Rangers Trade Derek Stepan to Coyotes Ahead of NHL Draft


Raanta went 16-8-2 with four shutouts and a 2.26 goals-against average in 30 games as Henrik Lundqvist's backup last season and has a career goals-against average of 2.33. It would've been a mistake not to trade Stepan now because he would've gained a no-trade clause at the end of the month. "It's a journey, but I think we took a big step today". Read More »

US Navy destroyer collision site in Japan known for congested nighttime traffic

It had completed its circle at roughly the same time of the reported collision, according to the data. Below the waterline, damage was extensive and threatened to sink the ship. The service will be held on Tuesday at the naval base in Yokosuka, southwest of Tokyo , where the badly damaged destroyer USS Fitzgerald is based, a navy spokeswoman said. Read More »

Messi Asked Barca For Man City Move Last Season

Messi's appeal against the sentence was rejected by the Supreme Court last month, but his father's jail time was reduced because he paid some of the taxes. According to El Mundo , Messi will pay €255,000 as fine. Messi's case was one of the first high-profile investigations by Spanish authorities into top football players' tax affairs. Read More »

Coyotes get D Niklas Hjalmarsson in trade with Blackhawks

That change came in loud fashion Friday morning just before the start of draft weekend in Chicago with the Blackhawks dealing 2016 Calder trophy victor Artemi Panarin to Columbus in a package that brings back Brandon Saad . He scored four goals and notched three assists in 33 games with the Blackhawks last year-his first year in the National Hockey League. "This is a dynamic player who's got tremendous speed and quickness and that 1-on-1 ability to create odd-man situations, and with ... Read More »

Roger Federer reaches semi-finals at Gerry Weber Open in Halle


His huge serve was on full display when he won the 's-Hertogenbosch title on grass last week and once again he used it to devastating effect against Querrey. The Swiss star will now face Russian 21-year-old Karen Khachanov for a place in the final with either Richard Gasquet or Alexander Zverev . Federer is through to the semifinals in Halle for the 13th consecutive time, with his two quarterfinal losses at the event coming in 2000-2001. Read More »

Conor McGregor Not Obligated To Wear Reebok Gear At Super Fight


The agents reportedly negotiated the fight deal for UFC 202, as they have for other notable bouts for Diaz, but were "unexpectedly" fired and allege they did not receive fair compensation. Fast forward to Wednesday when Oscar appeared on ESPN with Canelo Alverez and Gennady Golovkin and was asked how he felt about Dana upstreaming him. Read More »

Gas prices in Massachusetts down 5 cents per gallon


That's significantly lower than the average of $2.23 last week and $2.52 a year ago. As the summer vacation season heats up, Roseville and Rocklin area residents are seeing low prices push back toward the $2.60 per gallon level for regular unleaded. Read More »

Fox Sports Commentator Accidentally Identifies Brooks Koepka's Girlfriend as His Ex


Edwards went to Florida State and had dated Koepka, who won his first career major at age 27 with a score of 16-under-par this week, for a number of years before the couple parted ways relatively recently. " That's Jena Sims . They were all staying together this week". Sims is set to reprise her role in the Sharknado franchise in " Sharknado 5: Global Swarming" later this summer. Read More »

Canada's Brooke Henderson wins Meijer LPGA Classic


Kaufman shot a 2-under-par 69 on Friday and is at 3-under 139 heading into the final two rounds. A three-times victor on the LPGA Tour , Henderson has recorded just one top-five finish this season. "I'm just excited. It was a good week for me here a year ago so I have great memories". "It's great to see my name up there", she said. "It has been a little bit of a rough season so far, you know, not getting the results that I've been looking for", Henderson said after the round in the ... Read More »

New Zealand beats Oracle in America's Cup opener in Bermuda


Oracle Team USA races Emirates Team New Zealand during the first race of America's Cup match sailing competition Saturday, June 17, 2017, in the Great Sound of Bermuda . As spot on as Spithill can be on the water, hes a master behind a microphone. He excels at playing mind games at news conferences. Down 7-1, Spithill was asked how he and his team could stay motivated. Read More »

Oakland triumphant as parade set to celebrate NBA's Warriors

Coach Steve Kerr told KTVU-TV he was proud that the team came back from the heartbreak of losing last year's championship to the Cleveland Cavaliers . " We need to enjoy this to the fullest ", star guard Stephen Curry said. " This whole day, this whole atmosphere, is unbelievable ". "Somebody asked me about (going to the White House) a couple of months ago, like a hypothetical, if the championship were to happen would I do it and I think I answered "I wouldn't go". Read More »