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Puerto Rican voters back statehood in questioned referendum

And three Puerto Rican political parties that favor other options than statehood boycotted the vote, which took place amid an economic crisis that has trigger...


Chelsea to host Burnley in Premier League season opener

Huddersfield Town's first Premier League match will take place at Crystal Palace . The two teams last met on the final day of the 2015/16 season, with Ne...


Red Sox announcer Remy apologizes for no-translator remarks

There's reason to believe that number will improve at some point, as no other Red Sox starter is getting less than 5.00. Boston Red Sox's Hanley Ramirez (13) ...


New Zealand keen to take Australia form into England clash

The New Zealand side meet Bangladesh in Cardiff on Friday night (NZ time) in their final pool match of the one-day cricket global competition, with England...


Halep misses another chance to win Grand Slam title

She has worked tirelessly with Cahill recently to rectify that problem and the worry now would be that a defeat like this in the French Open final would set h...


Stuart Hogg ruled out of Lions tour through injury

We told him it was only a game of rugby and he understood that. The weekend's challenging clash against a strong New Zealand Maori lineup may now become pivot...


Mr Met gives fan the finger, employee out as team mascot

An announced attendance of 26,517 took in the game as the Mets dropped to 23-28 on the year. At least manager Terry Collins didn't give a Mr. Met-inspired...


Wenger signs new two-year deal with Arsenal

Morgan has been very vocal about Wenger's future at Arsenal , this week. "He might buy one or two players having, as he's claimed, created a dynamic to win...


Troubled sleep, then a French Open dream for Bacsinszky

Both players struggled in the blustery conditions in the first part of the match but the French 24-year-old in particular lacked the intensity and power of her ...


Tapwrit wins the Belmont Stakes

But Tapwrit seemed to come out of the Derby in good shape and Pletcher started to have the kind of worries horse trainers dream about. After the race, the...


Ostapenko reaches first Grand Slam final on 20th birthday at French Open

Timea Bacsinszky , who turned 28 on the day of the semi-final, would have known what to expect when she took to Philippe-Chatrier, but knowing what was going to...


Novak Djokovic wants to develop something special with coach Andre Agassi

He's waiting for me for a serious talk", joked Djokovic on Philippe Chatrier. "At a set and 4-1 up, I just played a couple of sloppish games". He moves really...


IndyCar race at Texas red-flagged after big crash

There was no shortage of action in Saturday night's Rainguard Water Sealers 600 at Texas Motor Speedway , but an incident on Lap 152 will be the one talked a...


Rafael Nadal Makes History With 10th French Open Title

It marked another near-perfect performance in his favorite event and on his favorite surface. "It was hard", said Nadal's uncle and coach, Toni. Rafael N...


Rafael Nadal storms into quarter-final

It was incredible match , and the next day, I was just done. Meanwhile, Rafael Nadal will face fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta in the other quarter-f...


Artemis Racing reaches America's Cup challenger finals

If one of the two teams now leading the points table wins two of their three races today, they will go through to the final. Ainslie radioed to his support boat...


Rachel Riley leaves Sky Sports in wake of Twitter abuse

She was later dropped from Sky's coverage of Chelsea's clash with West Brom, the match that saw the Blues claim the Premier League title. Gary Neville has h...


Summerhays takes advantage of Dufner collapse at Memorial

I think the one thing that also helps it gives me something to think about other than my stroke or holing this putt or the situation I'm in. It is a 72 hole tou...


Warriors beat Cavaliers to win NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors fans are breakdancing at an intersection in downtown Oakland and honking their horns in San Francisco streets to celebrate their team's...


Champions Trophy 2017: 1st Semi Final, Pakistan vs England

At the Champions Trophy, they managed to finish - partly by luck, partly by skill - above Australia and New Zealand to qualify for the semifinals of a major tou...


Hamilton wins third straight Canadian Grand Prix, Canada's Stroll gets first points

A five-time victor at the Canadian GP, which celebrates its 50th anniversary, Hamilton already led qualifying — but by just four one-thousandths of a second o...


Ostapenko roars back to upset Halep in French Open final

Thursday, June 8, 2017. "At some points I was like a spectator on the court", Halep said. I thank you for coming to support me always. "But then I learned h...


Grand Rapids captures AHL Calder Cup

A, 4-3, comeback win over the Syracuse Crunch concluded a terrific postseason run by the Griffins. Bertuzzi, who set the Griffins' franchise record with 23 ca...


Fans gather in Pittsburgh for Penguins' Stanley Cup parade

Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford reportedly approached Fleury prior to the March 1 trade deadline and asked if the netminder would waive his NMC in orde...


French Open up for grabs for women; Murray, top men in QF

Nishikori surpassed Jiro Sato, who died in 1934, for the most quarterfinal appearances by a Japanese man, as he made the last eight for the second time in three...