Miami Dolphins’ Kendrick Norton has arm amputated after car crash

Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton has had his arm amputated after being involved in a car crash in the early hours of Thursday. Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton has had his arm amputated after a car crash in the early hours of Thursday. Florida police said the 22-year-olds Ford F250 overturned after hitting a concrete barrier. His injuries are not considered life-threatening but his agent, Malki Kawa, said the player had his arm amputated. malki kawa (@malkikawa) With …

Tiger Woods Pebble Beach mauling a once-in-a-lifetime feat of greatness | Ewan Murray

Tiger Woods crushed the opposition at the 2000 US Open at Pebble Beach in a display of dominance that is unlikely to be imitated They were the best of times within the best of times. If peak Tiger Woods was the year 2000, nothing emphasised his dominance more than the battering of Pebble Beach into submission. A glance at the final leaderboard from the US Open of 19 years ago makes as staggering reading now as was ever the case: …

Alex Morgan heads USA past England into Womens World Cup final

England are out of the Womens World Cup after a 2-1 semi-final defeat to USA, who remain on course to defend the title they won four years ago They have won new friends and influenced plenty of opinions during a transformative month in France but the Rhne was swelled by English tears as Phil Nevilles Lionesses proved second best to the defending champions. England head to Nice for Saturdays third-place playoff after yet more semi-final disappointment but with heads held …

Hall of Fame trainer banned from Santa Anita after latest horse death

Jerry Hollendorfer was banned by the ownership of Santa Anita after a fourth horse from his stable died and the 30th overall at the Southern California track Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was banned by the ownership of Santa Anita on Saturday after a fourth horse from his stable died and the 30th overall at the Southern California track. The Stronach Group, which owns the track, said in a statement that effective immediately Hollendorfer is no longer welcome to …

In the era of player power, the Raptors’ NBA dynasty may be over before it begins

Toronto brought in Kawhi Leonard to win a title quickly, and he could be gone by the end of the summer. Other teams will be willing to take similar risks It took titanic performances from Kyle Lowry and Pascal Siakam, and Kawhi Leonard doing Kawhi Leonard things, for the Toronto Raptors to seal their first-ever NBA championship, when they beat Golden State it was LeBron Jamess Miami Heat in 2014, now he has beaten the Curry-Thompson-Green Warriors in 2019. This …

A soft penalty and questionable selection: the US got lucky against Spain | Hope Solo

Questions remain over the US defense and goalkeeping. When they face France in the quarter-final they may need to rely on their talented attack The United States like the one they played against Brazil so I hope they havent given us all they have. As the host nation, they have the weight of their country on their shoulders. We dont yet know if that expectation is going to be an extra player for France or the US.

USA edge past gritty Spain to set up mouthwatering quarter-final with France

The hype around the US womens national team finally appears to be waning, even as the Americans beat a resilient Spain side 2-1 The hype around the US at this World Cup finally appears to be waning, even as the Americans beat a resilient Spain side 2-1 on Monday with the help of two penalties. Both spot kicks were scored by Megan Rapinoe to put the Americans through and negate a mistake in the American back line that gifted Spain …

The Milwaukee Bucks’ remarkable season now feels like a failure

Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks had a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. Then Toronto fought back Just like that, the Milwaukee Bucks went from being in the perfect position to make their first NBA finals since 1974, putting together a 2-0 series lead against the Toronto Raptors, to being unable to win another game. In some ways, the Milwaukee Bucks 100-94 loss in Saturday nights biggest shot in team history to eliminate the Philadelphia 76ers. Leonard everything …

Toronto Raptors’ success gives Canadian sports fans a rare feeling: hope

The team are one victory away from their first-ever NBA title. And many in Toronto see basketball as representative of a diverse, global city When Fitriya Hussein was given free tickets to a Toronto Raptors basketball game years ago in middle school, she was drawn in by the intensity of play; the strategy, speed and excitement. She instantly became a fan. But with that mantle came years of heartbreak, disappointment and frustration that sports fans around the world know all …