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Trump rallies in Iowa following GOP victory in Georgia

Eliot Engel, the ranking Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Democratic congressional leaders tried to project confidence after two election losses this week, but bubbling anger from the party's rank-and-file on Capitol Hill yesterday spurred demands for new leadership - including some calls for Minority Leaders Nancy Pelosi's ouster - as the party pushes toward next year's midterm elections.

Gomez homers twice, Texas wins 11-4 for split with Blue Jays

Martin Perez (4-6) went six innings, and all four runs he allowed came with two outs in the fifth. The Blue Jays are sometimes tough to predict and I don't really trust them or Royals starter Jake Junis so neither will get my money here....

Boris Becker declared bankrupt by British court

However, the court rejected the deferment, with registrar Christine Derrett stating that there was no evidence of personal assets sufficient to discharge the debt at this point in time. Boris Becker , at a mere 49 years of age, has managed to both amass and squander a remarkable personal fortune. Becker indulged in an illicit quickie at Nobu with Russian model Angela Ermakova-while, it should be noted, he was still married to Barbara, who at the time was pregnant with his child.

Cenovus Energy (NYSE:CVE) Loses "Neutral" Rating

Cenovus Energy Inc now has $7.80 billion valuation. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Cenovus Energy's dividend payout ratio is now -71.43%. 04/28/2016 - Cenovus Energy Inc had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at National Bank Financial. In a research report issued this morning, RBC Capital Markets kept their "Outperform" rating on Cenovus Energy (TSE:CVE) shares.

Spain court calls Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case

Ronaldo, through his personal branding agent Jorge Mendes - who also represents Mourinho in offering to public and private organizations the for-profit right to use his image in advertisements - has denied any wrongdoing. He's coaching Manchester United . Di Maria joined Real in the summer of 2010 from Benfica and left the Spanish giants for Manchester United four years later in what was a British record transfer fee of £59.7m.

Former tennis player James Blake agrees not to sue New York City

The CCRB said in a statement to NBC 4 NY it could not publicly reveal the results of its investigation, but that "our commitment remains to be a fair and vigilant resource for all people who have complaints about police misconduct, and to judge the cases based on thorough, even handed investigations which serve the public and officers alike".

Globetrotting horse Highland Reel wins at Royal Ascot

Highland Reel showed his class to win the Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot for trainer Aidan O'Brien. Highland Reel started his 5-year-old season with a fading seventh-place finish in the Sheema Classic on World Cup night at Meydan.

Ward stops Kovalev in eight to win rematch

That's what he's been doing since I was a kid. I dream big. Anything is possible when you have God. Of course Kovalev wants a third fight-which won't happen and felt Ward hit him low in the eighth round. And they laughed at me. "Now we quieted all those who were whining and thought we didn't take it the first time ". Kovalev apologised for likening the image of a Gorilla depicted on a t-shirt to Cuban opponent Adonis Stevenson two years ago, arguing that where he came from, the ...

76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start National Basketball Association draft

Stars Paul George , Jimmy Butler and Kristaps Porzingis have all been the subject of trade rumors, with many believing George is definitely on his way out of IN after he told the Pacers he has no plans of re-signing with the team. Forwards Josh Jackson of Kansas and Jayson Tatum of Duke are two players frequently mentioned as possibilities at the No. 3 spot, and Celtics president Danny Ainge said Boston could get the player there they might have taken at No.

Leeds United sign Mateusz Klich

Klich scored six goals in 29 appearances for Twente last season as the team finished seventh. Leeds have faced stiff competition in the race to win Klich's signature. Plenty of Leeds United fans were unhappy with Garry Monk after he made a decision to leave the club after just one season at the helm, but his colleague James Beattie has received a different reaction.

Nationals' Scherzer gives up hit to Marlins in 8th inning

Ellis hit a comebacker that tipped off Scherzer's glove and rolled toward shortstop Trea Turner , who couldn't complete a hard barehand play to get the out. Taylor , who was scratched because of soreness. Scherzer has at least 10 strikeouts in each of his past five starts, and he leads the NL in ERA and strikeouts.

Sad day for Indian cricket: Sunil Gavaskar on Anil Kumble's exit

It was expected that Kumble will continue till the West Indies tour. He added later added that he resigns with immediate effect and will not go with the team to the tour of West Indies. As a result, despite India's success in Kumble's year in charge, during which the team climbed to No.1 in the Test rankings, the board advertised for fresh interviews for the head coach's position instead of extending his contract.

Raiders QB Derek Carr Agrees To $125M Extension

Carr's new contract won't be the first time he makes history as a Raider. Carr tweeted Thursday after news of the deal, which ESPN's Adam Schefter hinted Wednesday was almost complete, broke. Carr, 26, was the 36th overall player selected in 2014. For context, Matthew Stafford ranked 9th. Carr has completed 58 of 99 passes (58.6%) for 679 yards, six touchdowns and two interceptions in three career games against Phillips' dominant Denver defense.

Di Maria agrees deal in Spain over tax fraud

Barcelona star Lionel Messi was sentenced to a 21-month jail sentence and €2.09-million fine a year ago for tax fraud . Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao and Real Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao, who have also been accused of tax fraud in Spain, are also clients of Mendes.

Gay Couple Recreates Pride Photo 24 Years Later And It's flawless

When the duo arrived at the National Mall for this year's march, they re-created an adorable throwback selfie from when they attended the same event 24 years ago, using the same cheek-kissing pose and all. The viral image shows Nicholas Cardello and Kurt English at two different equality marches in Washington D.C., with the first being at the March on Washington for Lesbian, Gay, and Bi Equal Rights and Liberation in 1993 and the second from the recent Equality March .

Puig, Grandal power Dodgers past Mets 8-2 and into 1st place

Corey Seager continued the Los Angeles Dodgers' home-run parade Tuesday night, hitting three against the New York Mets . "I don't think he knows what having respect for the game is", Flores said postgame . To be fair, they have had more than their fair share of blows this season. The Mets entered the year with championship aspiration but have instead been one of the most disappointing teams in the majors.

Man killed woman, then himself on Chicago Skyway

A statement from police says the woman had multiple gunshot wounds and the man was shot in the head. Police said the vehicle Pena was driving had just passed slowly by a tollbooth when Fisher jumped out and tried to get away. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. The westbound lanes remained open Wednesday morning. The expressway connects Chicago and Indiana.

Nick Young chooses free agency after 4 years with Lakers

While Young began the season as the Lakers' starting shooting guard, he finished it on the bench. Likely, Lonzo Ball out of UCLA will assume one of those roles if he is the Lakers' pick at no. The option would have paid Young about $5.66 million next season. However, he has made a decision to test the open market after a productive 2016-17 season.

Chelsea linked with sensational move for Lewandowski

With Lewandowski thrown into the mix, there's a question over where Everton's no.10 would fit next to Bayern and Poland's no.9. Replacing the unsettled Costa with Aubameyang would mean tweaking the structure of Chelsea's attack, given that he does not fit the same physical profile as the club's other striker targets.

HWL Semi-Final: Malaysia cause upset win; beat India 3-2

In the last-four encounter today, Malaysia will take on Olympic champions Argentina, while the Indian team will go into a minor-placing playoff against Pakistan. It is also encouraging that India did not concede any goal in the third and fourth quarter. It was set up by a sizzling cross from the left by Sumit and Ramandeep made no mistake with a crisp deflection.

How Paul George Became Most Prized Player in NBA Arms Race

For the 2017 NBA Draft and the No. 18 pick, IN could go IN a lot of directions. ESPN's Dave McMenamin reported Pacers' general manager Kevin Pritchard has already reached out to the Cleveland brass in hopes of working out a trade for George.

Houston Rockets select Hartenstein in 2nd round of draft

They would need to trade Anderson to possibly create a max slot for Paul or Lowry. "He's going to play with us this summer and then develop overseas next year", Morey said. The Houston Rockets have selected German center Isaiah Hartenstein in the second round of the National Basketball Association draft with the 43rd pick.

76ers Select Washington G Markelle Fultz No. 1 In NBA Draft

The 6-foot-4 Fultz is a remarkable story. Simmons, last year's No. 1 overall pick , missed the entirety of the 2016-17 season because of a broken foot. "He just checked all the boxes". "And for those of us who've been able to have a hand in both of [their development], they're two , not just great athletes and teammates, but two great individuals", Fultz said.

Cody Eakin headlines Golden Knights' expansion draft haul

It was announced by Bill Foley , the Vegas team's owner, after which it became public that the Penguins also sent a second-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft to complete the transation. “My roots are here, ” Engelland said. "But it's a fresh start and I'm excited". The expansion draft is a celebratory night, but it only reveals a portion of the franchise-building done by McPhee over the past few months.

Pelicans get Jackson from Charlotte in draft deal

Jackson did that on the college level as well as just about any freshman to come through Kansas . Historically, Jackson is the 17th KU lottery selection and the 11th in the Bill Self era. But Jackson also addressed that during his post-draft meeting with the media in NY. "To walk up on this stage, where ever we are at, is something I've always wanted to do", he said.

Monaco player says he would be 'very tempted' to join Manchester United

And now Correire Dello Sport are reporting that United have struck a deal with Monaco for the former Real Madrid man and are finalising a £35.2 million package. Fabinho played a starring role for Monaco last season, both domestically and in Europe. When questioned, Fabinho responded: "An offer from José Mourinho to join Manchester United would be very tempting".

How much should viewers expect to pay to watch Mayweather vs. McGregor?

Somehow, the legal obstacles were pushed aside for what will be the biggest fight yet this century. Floyd Mayweather's 50th and nearly certainly final pro fight will take place in a little over ten weeks time at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Can You Spot the New features of the Blackhawks' 2017-18 Jersey?

Many teams have removed piping and stripes, opting for a simpler look. Want your voice heard? Join the Stars and Sticks team! The subtle change pays homage to the Devils former location, the Colorado Rockies, where there were three even stripes of yellow, red, yellow.

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor confirm Las Vegas 'superfight'

With Mayweather and McGregor now set to dominate virtually every combat sports publication for the next few months, credit should be given where it is due to the semi-retired Nate Diaz, who took full advantage of the announcement and made a characteristically hilarious post at the expense of both of the men who are set to compete.

Vegas Golden Knights to play first game at Dallas on Oct

The Penguins visit the Chicago Blackhawks on October 5 in a matchup of the only teams to win the Cup three times in the salary-cap era. "This has worked out very well for the Vegas Golden Knights, and we expect to put a good, entertaining club on the ice".

Despite recent win, Hamilton says Ferrari still favorite

But he remains circumspect as to whether Mercedes has truly turned the corner. "I am really enjoying the fight with Ferrari and admiring them for their strong competition". And the Mercedes driver says that's not just because the cars are faster this year. Keen to project itself as a modern, wealthy and sophisticated country, the grand prix is one of a number of high-profile sporting and cultural events to take place in Azerbaijan in recent years.

French Open 2017: Simona Halep and Jelena Ostapenko reach final

Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic, right, congratulates Romania's Simona Halep with winning her semifinal match in three sets 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France . Lleyton Hewitt (2001 US Open), the youngest man to snare the season-ending world No 1, and Andre Agassi (2003 Australian Open), the oldest to reach No 1, excelled under Cahill.

Clippers Exploring DeAndre Jordan Trade

According to Chris Haynes of ESPN , the Clippers have been gauging teams' interest in their All Star center DeAndre Jordan . If the Clippers want to reshape their roster a bit this offseason, trading Jordan for a younger copy doesn't seem like the way to do it.

Sacramento Kings draft De'Aaron Fox with 5th overall pick

Struggling to shoot during his first two seasons, just 29 percent from three, he increased that to 37 percent during his junior year and set the single-season record for most made three-point field goals in North Carolina History (105). The Charlotte Hornets selected shooting guard Malik Monk with the 11th pick in the first round. "Michael Jordan is the GOAT", Monk said. "We're building something here special and you can't do that overnight, in a month or in a year", Divac said.

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

Spithill vowed that from today to Friday the entire USA team - from boat builders, designers, engineers and crew - would be working round the clock in a bid to catch up. Afterwards Spithill said the Oracle team would be working 24 hours shifts using all their resources in every department to find more speed. "We need to make some serious changes".