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Spieth tied for first-round lead, McIlroy one behind
(Reuters) - Defending champion Jordan Spieth downplayed the significance of his score after carding seven-under-par 63 to tie fellow American Zach Johnson for the first-round lead at the Travelers Championship on Thursday.
Spieth shares first-round lead in Connecticut
Defending champion Jordan Spieth, coming off a horrible showing in the U.S. Open, made a nice turnaround Thursday in the opening round of the Travelers Championship at Cromwell, Conn.
NHL sets salary cap for 2018-19, tabs $4.5M increase
On the eve of the NHL draft, general managers for all 31 teams received clarity before possible trades as the league and NHLPA revealed Thursday that the 2018-19 salary cap will rise $4.5 million to $79 million.
Angels' Trout limited to DH duties due to finger injury
Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout will be limited to designated hitter duty for at least a few days after spraining his right index finger, the team announced Thursday.
D-backs RHP Miller to make season debut Monday
Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Shelby Miller is slotted to make his return to the rotation on Monday after missing over a year rehabilitating from Tommy John surgery.
Bank of England holds special vote: to decide World Cup winner
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top central bankers held an unusual vote during their policy deliberations this week - to decide which country is most likely to win the World Cup taking place in Russia.
Straily suspended five games for incident versus Giants
Miami Marlins right-hander Dan Straily was suspended five games and fined an undisclosed amount for his actions in Tuesday's game against the San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball announced Thursday.
Orioles activate OF Rasmus from 60-day DL
The Baltimore Orioles activated outfielder Colby Rasmus from the 60-day disabled list and have him in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Washington Nationals.
Djokovic thrashes Dimitrov to lay down marker
LONDON (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic issued a statement of intent as he thrashed second seed Grigor Dimitrov to reach the quarter-finals of the ATP 500 Fever-Tree championships at Queen's Club on Thursday.
UPDATE 2-MLB Standings
Jun 21 (OPTA) - Standings from the MLB on Thursday
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