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Vidal Takes Almighty Swipe At Ronaldo Ahead Of Confederations Cup Semi-Final Vidal Takes Almighty Swipe At Ronaldo Ahead Of Confederations Cup Semi-Final
- June 28, 2017

Although that is undoubtedly a concern for the player himself, Portugal and Manchester City , the quality of Silva's performances over the course of the past year, many of which contributed to Monaco's Ligue 1 title-winning campaign, suggests that the former Benfica player has the potential to prosper in the English Premier League. (more...)
Ronaldo summoned to answer judge's questions on tax fraud
- June 26, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo will appear in court on July 31 following allegations of tax evasion from Spanish prosecutors, according to reports . Ronaldo has become one of the biggest household names in professional soccer over the last decade and one of the most decorated players in the world, vying with Argentinian star Lionel Messi year after year for the top awards across both professional and global football. (more...)
Danny Ainge said Josh Jackson 'didn't want to play for the Celtics' Danny Ainge said Josh Jackson 'didn't want to play for the Celtics'
- June 26, 2017

And with the Celtics flush with assets and cap space to continue improving, Tatum may be competing for a lot more than just Rookie of the Year. Butler ended up going to the Minnesota Timberwolves in an early-night blockbuster. Although slated to pick third, the Boston Celtics ultimately passed on Jackson's services after being unable to host a pre-draft workout with him. (more...)
Democrats may benefit from gerrymandering — AP analysis Democrats may benefit from gerrymandering — AP analysis
- June 26, 2017

That analysis looked only at U.S. House races, while the AP analysis also includes state legislative elections. Created to detect cases in which one party may have secured power through political gerrymandering, it found that the GOP may have won as many as 22 additional congressional seats more than expected. (more...)
Azerbaijan F1 Grand Prix 2017 Qualifying: Saturday's Results, Times, Final Grid
- June 26, 2017

Hamilton is trailing Vettel by 12 points in the championship after seven races. Vettel entered the session on the back foot, after Ferrari reverted to an older engine as a precaution between final practice and qualifying having discovered a hydraulic leak. (more...)
South Korean official: Too late to host 2018 Olympics with North Korea South Korean official: Too late to host 2018 Olympics with North Korea
- June 25, 2017

He also said the countries may enter a combined ice hockey team. What Pyongyang thinks of the proposals is not yet clear. Do said he was also planning to discuss the possibility of forming a unified Korean women's team for ice hockey with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, who is scheduled to attend the closing ceremony of the World Taekwondo Championships in South Korea on June 29. (more...)
Azerbaijan F1 Grand Prix 2017 Qualifying: Results, Times from Friday's Practice
- June 24, 2017

Red Bull's Max Verstappen set the fastest time in first practice at the 2017 Azerbaijan Formula One Grand Prix in Baku on Friday as he posted a lap of one minute, 44.410 seconds. Vettel went straight on at Turn 1. McLaren are the only team yet to score a point this season and their relationship with Honda is now at an all-time low. (more...)
Coyotes get D Niklas Hjalmarsson in trade with Blackhawks
- June 24, 2017

The Arizona Coyotes have acquired defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson in a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks . Panarin will now join a team in Columbus that appears to be on the cusp of something special while Saad rejoins his old team in Chicago. (more...)
Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons take shots at Ball family following Lakers' pick Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons take shots at Ball family following Lakers' pick
- June 23, 2017

For a time, there appeared to be a genuine split within the Lakers as whether to draft Ball or Jackson , but as the Draft approached, the Lakers began settling in on Ball as their man. DEVELOPING: We will update this story as the draft continues. Ball will begin to answer those questions when he plays on the Lakers' Summer League team in July, but true clarity won't emerge until the 2017-18 season. (more...)
Portugal goal against Mexico annulled after video review
- June 21, 2017

Their advantage would last just eight minutes, as Mexico's record goalscorer Javier Hernandez met a right wing cross with a diving header to pull his team level on the verge of half-time. Cristiano Ronaldo fails to attend a post-match press conference following Portugal's 2-2 draw with Mexico , as questions continue to mount over his Real Madrid future. (more...)
Scotland boss proud of players after draw with England
- June 20, 2017

After substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had given the Three Lions the lead at Hampden Park, Scotland appeared to be on the brink of securing what would have been a memorable victory following two superbly-struck free-kicks from Leigh Griffiths . (more...)
Alex Jones interview draws 3.5 million viewers Alex Jones interview draws 3.5 million viewers
- June 20, 2017

ET) delivered bigger audiences than CBS' " 60 Minutes " encore in adults 18-49 (666,000 viewers vs. 618,000, +8%) and adults 25-54 (888,000 vs. 864,000, +3%). Prior to the interview, Kelly released a statement on Twitter June 13 explaining the importance of airing her conversation with Jones. Kelly, now with NBC , told A.P. (more...)
Henderson on course for Meijer win Henderson on course for Meijer win
- June 19, 2017

The Smiths Falls, Ont., native was the leader after each of the first two rounds but had a 67 in the third to drop into a tie for second with Lee-Anne Pace (61), Sung Hyun Park (62) and Jenny Shin (63) at 14 under. "I'm just excited. It was a good week for me here a year ago so I have great memories". With the par for the day being reduced to 69, she was five-under 64 for the round and Aditi had a 66, which was three-under. (more...)
Habs send D Beaulieu to Sabres for pick Habs send D Beaulieu to Sabres for pick
- June 19, 2017

Beaulieu started the season as Shea Weber's partner but ended the season as a healthy scratch in the Canadiens' season-ending loss to the Rangers in the first-round of the National Hockey League playoffs. EST. What made Nate so successful was his time in the QMJHL when he played four seasons with the Saint John Sea Dogs putting up 152 points in 233 games with 206 penalty minutes and a massive plus 124 rating. (more...)
Fans line up early for Warriors celebration
- June 18, 2017

They are a tough team. In 2016, one of the NBA's unprotesting players received a ton of flack from fans and commentators for a game-changing move. How does he not compromise the squad needed to fight past rivals to reach the Finals? "I'm picturing this scene where I go in and say, 'Hey everybody, everyone be quiet, let's take a vote on whether we want to go to the White House.' Are you insane?" The Rutgers University alumnus added, "It was something I thought about before we even won the ... (more...)
Russian Federation defeats New Zealand at 1st Match of FIFA Confederations Cup Russian Federation defeats New Zealand at 1st Match of FIFA Confederations Cup
- June 18, 2017

Midfielder Denis Glushakov flicked the ball over goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic in the 31st minute as New Zealand defenders rushed back to try to clear it off the line. The Russian president made it a national priority to win hosting rights for the 2018 World Cup in a fierce Federation Internationale de Football Association bidding contest seven years ago. (more...)
Hollywood reacts to Bill Cosby mistrial Hollywood reacts to Bill Cosby mistrial
- June 18, 2017

Prosecutors have vowed to try Bill Cosby again, declaring the woman who accuses the comedian of drugging and molesting her at his Philadelphia-area home in 2004 is "entitled to a verdict". She also heaped scorn on media coverage of the accusations against her husband. "It's way too early to celebrate, Mr. Cosby", she said, adding that "justice may be just around the corner". (more...)
Baltimore Orioles select DL Hall 21st Overall Baltimore Orioles select DL Hall 21st Overall
- June 17, 2017

When June rolls around, depending on how your team is doing, the MLB First-Year Player Draft can be one of the more exciting moments of the season as teams reload their farm systems with the best high school and collegiate players available. (more...)
Apple's new app rules tighten grip on China's tipping Apple's new app rules tighten grip on China's tipping
- June 15, 2017

It could foster various communities of virtual content producers like those in China. When Lin heard Cook describe the growth in app revenue at the WWDC , he chose to look at what apps were the top grossing on the store. Previously, adopting the new App Store rating API was optional, but Apple is now fulfilling its earlier pledge to eventually make it mandatory. To earn that amount the app would only need around 200 subscribers. (more...)
Penguins to stick with goalie Matt Murray for Game 5
- June 11, 2017

The best news we could receive from this ass-spanking is that Ryan Ellis isn't actually injured. So do the Predators , who can't get back to Smashville fast enough. Malkin scored on the resulting four-on-four to give the Penguins a 3-0 lead heading into the first intermission. "But yeah, he's been a good friend and he certainly had a nice text after we beat them in the playoffs". (more...)
Simona Halep, Jelena Ostapenko to clash for French Open title
- June 09, 2017

Ostapenko had never been past the third round at a major until this week but she didn't let the occasion faze her as she took the first set on a tiebreaker. The 25-year-old broke serve in game three as her speed and accuracy proved too much for the wayward Pliskova. - Pliskova struggled to maintain her power hitting in the third set, taking her tally of unforced errors to 55 for the match. (more...)
Uber driver says Uber driver says "let's hit the road" when Shareece Wright requested ride
- June 08, 2017

After all, the driver had to get back to Chicago after the drive to Buffalo. After landing in Chicago's O'Hare Airport on Sunday afternoon, Wright hopped in an Uber headed toward the west side of New York State. "But starting June 29th, Bills players - along with Buffalo residents - will also be able to start a trip in Buffalo". Twitter users praised Wright's dedication, which has set the bar fairly high for other players. (more...)
Utah baseball team cancels 'Hourglass Appreciation' event Utah baseball team cancels 'Hourglass Appreciation' event
- June 08, 2017

The Ogden Raptors of the Rookie-level Pioneer League have been catching all kinds of heat for an " Hourglass Appreciation Night " promotion which was scheduled for August 11. The release promised "gorgeous women whose curves rival those of any stud pitching prospect!" "Stars is the ONLY talent agency dedicated to developing healthy role models within the media", the posting said. (more...)
Halep battles past Svitolina to set up semi-final vs Pliskova Halep battles past Svitolina to set up semi-final vs Pliskova
- June 08, 2017

Next she will meet either Croatian qualifier Petra Martic or fifth-seeded Ukrainian Elina Svitolina . "So the desire that I had in that moment made him come back and just be ready for me". Svitolina wasn't the only top seed to have a scare in the fourth round with world No.3 Karolina Pliskova overcaming an terrible start to beat unheralded Veronica Cepede Royg of Paraguay 2-6 6-3 6-4 to reach the quarters for the first time. (more...)
South Korea's In-Kyung Kim wins ShopRite LPGA Classic South Korea's In-Kyung Kim wins ShopRite LPGA Classic
- June 05, 2017

Sweden's Anna Nordqvist got off to a hot start in her bid for a third straight LPGA ShopRite Classic crown on Friday with a seven-under-par 64. The last time Ryu did not complete a tournament was the 2014 Evian Masters, where she was disqualified after the first round. (more...)
Rahal wins Detroit IndyCar opening race Rahal wins Detroit IndyCar opening race
- June 04, 2017

The pole is his first since 2009 and the team's first since 2007 . PLAYING HURT: Dixon moved into the points lead, quite a feat less than a week after getting knocked out of the Indianapolis 500 in a terrifying crash in which his vehicle sailed through the air and landed cockpit-first atop the inside safety fence. (more...)
Watch Jason Dufner hole out for eagle during record-setting round Watch Jason Dufner hole out for eagle during record-setting round
- June 04, 2017

Summerhays was at 13-under 203. Day carded four birdies against three bogeys Friday in another frustrating round on what is his home course. He dropped two shots on the back nine but also birdied the 15th to leave himself on four under for the tournament. (more...)
How the latest NBA Draft and free agency rumors affect the Sixers
- June 02, 2017

The Lakers own the second overall pick in the June 22 National Basketball Association draft. Lonzo Ball averaged 14.6 points, 6.0 rebounds and 7.6 assists in his one-and-done season at UCLA. After the Lakers thing goes down and the flawless scenario is going to unfold, the new deal might be five years and $20 million, just by virtue of what happens on May 16, the night of the lottery... (more...)
Venus Williams opens play at French Open on Day 4 Venus Williams opens play at French Open on Day 4
- June 01, 2017

Williams turns 37 next month, but is showing no signs of slowing down. " She's going to call me 'favorite aunt, '" Venus Williams said after winning a second round at the French Open . Although he has often wasted his talent with his antics and his inability to handle frustration, Frenchman Paire is a gifted player anyone should handle with care, nine-time Roland Garros champion Nadal said. (more...)
Jack Nicklaus says Tiger Woods 'needs our help'
- May 31, 2017

He needs our help . I asked Woods if he wished to tie his shoes and he originally stated no that he could not get down that far. "I'm concerned about him", said Steve Stricker, the Presidents Cup captain who chose Woods as one of his assistants. (more...)

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