KAHNE TO STEP AWAY FROM FULL-TIME NASCAR RACING

This will be Kasey Kahne's last season as a full-time NASCAR Cup Series driver.

BOXING: BULGARIAN ACE PULEV TERMINATES CONTRACT WITH PROMOTER TEAM SAUERLAND

Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev, who will meet Briton Hughie Fury in October in a fight to decide the challenger for the International Boxing...

 
 
 

SAINZ TO REPLACE ALONSO AT MCLAREN NEXT YEAR

Carlos Sainz has signed a multi-year deal to replace Fernando Alonso at McLaren from the 2019 Formula One season, the team confirmed...

SOCCER: REAL NEEDS TO BANISH DOUBTS ABOUT NEW ERA IN SEASON OPENER

Life without Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane has got off to a rocky start for Real Madrid after losing the UEFA Super Cup to...

 
 
 

CYCLING: TEAM SKY'S THOMAS AND FROOME TO SKIP VUELTA FOR TOUR OF BRITAIN

Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome will line up at next month's Tour of Britain rather than the final Grand Tour...

SOCCER: LA LIGA ANNOUNCES PLANS TO PLAY REGULAR SEASON GAMES IN UNITED STATES

La Liga's organizing body announced on Thursday that it plans to hold regular season Spanish top flight games in the United States...

 
 
 

MLB ROUNDUP: BRAVES' ACUNA PLUNKED, HURT IN TESTY WIN

Red-hot rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. departed early due to injury after getting drilled by an opening pitch, but the Atlanta Braves still...

MLB NOTEBOOK: JUDGE PROGRESSING SLOWLY

When Aaron Judge first sustained a chip fracture of the ulnar styloid bone in his right wrist, the New York Yankees estimated it would...

 
 
 

NFL NOTEBOOK: JAGS CB RAMSEY BLASTS NFL QBS

Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey gave critical and blunt assessments of several NFL signal callers in a GQ interview that...

MARYLAND INTERIM COACH CANADA: HEALTH, SAFETY ARE 'PRIMARY FOCUS'

Maryland offensive coordinator and interim head coach Matt Canada emphasized the health and safety of his players on Wednesday in his...

 
 
 

HAASE STUNS ZVEREV IN CINCINNATI, DJOKOVIC ADVANCES

Dutchman Robin Haase upset German fourth seed Alexander Zverev 5-7 6-5 7-5 at the Cincinnati Masters on Wednesday and Wimbledon winner...

TSURENKO STUNS DEFENDING CINCINNATI CHAMPION MUGURUZA

Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko stunned defending Cincinnati Masters champion Garbine Muguruza with a 2-6 6-4 6-4 second-round win over the...

 
 
 

BRAVES RHP MCCARTHY RETIRING AFTER THIS SEASON

Though he hopes to recover from a knee injury and pitch again, Atlanta Braves right-hander Brandon McCarthy plans to retire at the...

MLB ROUNDUP: RECORD-SETTING ACUNA HITS TWO MORE HRS

Rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. hit two home runs, one of them to lead off the game on the first pitch, sending the Atlanta Braves to a 10-6...

 
 
 

SERENA BEATEN BY KVITOVA IN SECOND ROUND IN CINCINNATI

Serena Williams was beaten 6-3 2-6 6-3 by Petra Kvitova in a thrilling second-round match at the Cincinnati Open on Tuesday, ending...

FEDERER CRUISES, TSITSIPAS FALLS IN CINCINNATI

Roger Federer cruised to a 6-4 6-4 win over Peter Gojowczyk in his first appearance since losing in the Wimbledon quarter-finals while...

 
 
 

ELWAY NOT OPPOSED TO ADDING VETERAN QB IN DENVER

While Mr. Irrelevant from this year's NFL Draft has temporarily won the backup quarterback job in Denver, the fact that a rookie seventh-round...

DOLPHINS BRING BACK FORMER DL LANGFORD

The Miami Dolphins signed free agent defensive lineman Kendall Langford, who played for the team from 2008-11, the Dolphins announced...

 
 
 

MLB NOTEBOOK: CANO RETURNS FROM SUSPENSION

Robinson Cano is back with the Seattle Mariners, having finished his 80-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's joint...

FORMER FLYWEIGHT CHAMP JOHNSON MEDICALLY SUSPENDED

Former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson was indefinitely suspended by the California State Athletic Commission on Tuesday...

 
 
 



Aretha Franklin has died at age 76

Aretha Franklin has died at age 76

Soul music legend Aretha Franklin died at her home in Detroit on Thursday at the age of 76, her publicist told the Associated Press. BREAKING: Publicist for Aretha Franklin... Read more ...

Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Who is Dr Ranj Singh? All you need to know as...

Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Who is Dr Ranj Singh? All you need to know as This Morning TV medic joins series line-up

This Morning: Dr Ranj Singh has been confirmed as the new Strictly Come Dancing 2018 star Dr Ranj Singh has signed up for the Strictly Come Dancing 2018 line-up, with the... Read more ...

Here are 12 ways the late Aretha Franklin inspired a generation of strong women

Here are 12 ways the late Aretha Franklin inspired a generation of strong women

The Queen of Soul has died aged 76 Aretha Franklin Words by Megan Hills and Jenny Proudfoot Legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin has sadly passed away today in Detroit at 76... Read more ...

Carlos Sainz confirmed to replace Fernando Alonso at McLaren in 2019

Carlos Sainz confirmed to replace Fernando Alonso at McLaren in 2019

Mclaren have announced that they have signed Carlos Sainz on a 'multi-year' deal to replace Fernando Alonso for the 2019 season. Read more ...

Paul Pogba Man Utd bust-up theory: New reason suggested behind Jose Mourinho row

Paul Pogba Man Utd bust-up theory: New reason suggested behind Jose Mourinho row

PAUL INCE has suggested a new theory as to why Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho have had a Manchester United bust-up. Read more ...

Queen's physician, Dr Peter Fisher, killed in crash with lorry while cycling...

Queen's physician, Dr Peter Fisher, killed in crash with lorry while cycling in central London

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England decided yet whether to recall Ben Stokes for third Test against India

England decided yet whether to recall Ben Stokes for third Test against India

England head coach Trevor Bayliss will decide over the next two days whether Ben Stokes is ready to make his Test return. The influential all-rounder was acquitted of affray on... Read more ...

MARTIN SAMUEL: Wolves are no more buying success than Liverpool are

MARTIN SAMUEL: Wolves are no more buying success than Liverpool are

5 POINTS: This week we tackle Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho's relationship, a Newcastle fan who really needs to cheer up, and why Wolves' ambition should be celebrated. Read more ...

Hardeep Singh Kohli ‘to join Celebrity Big Brother'

Hardeep Singh Kohli ‘to join Celebrity Big Brother'

Scottish TV presenter and writer Hardeep Singh Kohli is set to be unveiled tonight as a housemate on Celebrity Big Brother, it was reported today. Read more ...

Aretha Franklin dead at 76: Celebrity tributes from Elton John and John...

Aretha Franklin dead at 76: Celebrity tributes from Elton John and John Legend to Aretha Franklin after she dies from cancer

JOHN Legend and Elton John led the stars paying tribute to soul legend Aretha Franklin who has died aged 76. John described Aretha as “the greatest vocalist I've ever known”... Read more ...