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Jones to lead experienced Lions against Crusaders

Jones to lead experienced Lions against Crusaders Englishman Owen Farrell is partnered with Irishman Conor Murray in the halves in Christchurch , while Gatland has once again preferred brawn to brains in the midfield by selecting Jonathan Davies and Ben Te'o. Farrell said: "We're pouring all our efforts into the team. It's going to be tough". "We picked Ben because he's got more to his game than just crashing up. [Full Article...]

Ray deals, Goldschmidt slams, Diamondbacks rout Brewers 11-1

Ray deals, Goldschmidt slams, Diamondbacks rout Brewers 11-1 He is the first Diamondbacks pitcher with double-digit strikeouts in three straight games since Randy Johnson's four-game stretch in 2004. The Brewers are 5-1 in their last 6 Sunday games, 1-4 in Andersons last 5 Sunday starts and 5-2 in Andersons last 7 starts. [Full Article...]

Rangers make Candeias fifth signing

Rangers make Candeias fifth signing Daniel Candeias insists he couldn't turn down the opportunity to sign a two-year deal at Rangers after Pedro Caixinha laid out his rebuilding plan. 'I was excited from the first moment I got the call especially because of the history of the club. Candeias represented Portugal from U16 to U23 level, scoring 22 goals at youth level for his country. [Full Article...]

Brazil star defender Roberto Carlos denies doping charges

Brazil star defender Roberto Carlos denies doping charges When it comes to left backs in world football since the dawn of time, no one will likely come close to Roberto Carlos. The network says Roberto Carlos' name appeared in a dossier that Brazilian anti-doping authorities gave to the Sao Paulo prosecutor's office. [Full Article...]

Brewers promote Josh Hader to majors

Brewers promote Josh Hader to majors Hader had dominated in Double-A with the Brewers in 2015, after coming over from the Astros organization, and in 2016, but he has posted inflated ERA since being moved to Colorado Springs a year ago. Phillips was with Milwaukee earlier this week but was sent down when Shaw returned from the paternity list. The Milwaukee Brewers became the third organization for Josh Hader when they acqui... [Full Article...]

Rafael Nadal's early performance at the French Open, other top seed updates

Rafael Nadal's early performance at the French Open, other top seed updates Agassi said "no", then "yes" The Spanish star will open his campaign against combustible Frenchman Benoit Paire, a man he described "as not the ideal opponent" first up. Johanna Konta got off to a flying start and then faded away as she bowed out of the French Open in the first round - for the third year in a row. [Full Article...]

England win South Africa series

England win South Africa series Rabada first struck with the fifth ball of the match‚ which Jason Roy edged to first slip. As at Leeds, South Africa won an apparently useful toss and England were 80 for 3 in the 16th over before a 95-run stand between Stokes and Eoin Morgan helped even up the contest. [Full Article...]

Cubs' Addison Russell calls wife abuse allegation 'false'

Cubs' Addison Russell calls wife abuse allegation 'false' Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell was bombarded by a slew of increasingly troubling accusations on Wednesday. Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell found himself in an unsavory position last night. Russell issued a statement Thursday afternoon denying the allegations. Russell said he "felt sad" watching the game, a 4-1 Cubs loss to the Rockies, at home. [Full Article...]

Rafael Nadal revels in the instant history of 'a ideal Roland Garros'

First game of the third set and Nadal broke again as the man who stunned him in the 2014 Australian Open final suffered further damage. "This final to win La Decima for me is very, very special", Nadal said. "That's for sure. Not only here", Wawrinka said. His return to a final in Paris was a meeting of two of the most respected shots in the men's game: Nadal's spin-heavy, high-bouncing ... [Full Article...]

Russell homers, Cubs end Rockies' 7-game winning streak, 7-5

Russell homers, Cubs end Rockies' 7-game winning streak, 7-5 Dodgers 5, Reds 4: Corey Seager delivered a run-scoring double in the bottom of the ninth to allow Los Angeles to overcome a three-run homer from Devin Mesoraco and beat Cincinnati. Ichiro was called into action in the first inning, when Stanton was hit by a pitch on the right wrist and had to leave the game. The Rockies routed Arrieta for nine runs (five earned) in 3 2/3 innings May 9 in their... [Full Article...]

Steve Kerr won't comment on Game 4 officiating

Nope. Did he get a technical foul? Kevin Love and JR Smith railed every shot possible. Kyrie Irving had a whopping 40 Points, and boy was he hot. And LeBron James , in a feat of pride, would not get swept in the Finals again , and not by his greatest foe. [Full Article...]

King Rafael Nadal hails uncle Toni Nadal after 10th title

It is hard to compare this tournament to any other one. Rafael Nadal is the first player to win 10 championships at the same Grand Slam in the Open era. Third seed Wawrinka, the 2015 champion who had won all his three previous grand slam finals, was gracious in defeat. The 32-year-old couldn't take it and it proved to be the only break point he earned all afternoon. [Full Article...]

Scooter Gennett makes Major League Baseball history with 5 hit, 4-homer game

Cincinnati Reds' Scooter Gennett hits a grand slam off St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright in the third inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Cincinnati . Anderson (5-1) extended his scoreless streak to 21 2-3 innings with the win. Scooter Gennett's tan bat leaned against his locker, the sweet spot streaked by its historic connections. [Full Article...]

Australia's Champions Trophy exit not due to pay dispute - Lehmann

Australia's Champions Trophy exit not due to pay dispute - Lehmann The charismatic all-rounder had a full-house Edgbaston crowd either on their feet, or the edge of their seats, over and over again with his match-winning career-best century as England put Australia out of the Champions Trophy. "Morgan and Stokes were very good today". And then we bowled pretty poorly after the rain break. Jason Roy's form remains a major concern and the opener could now b... [Full Article...]

Man United's Mourinho deserves "The Special One" name -Pogba

Man United's Mourinho deserves He deserves his name. It would be fair to say both manager and player feel the loan was a successful one and fans will be hoping the technical midfielder can push on next season. That's all a player needs". According to Manchester Evening News , Mourinho previously said "I love Andreas Pereira as a player and I would love to have him in my squad." so there shouldn't be much surprise should he b... [Full Article...]

LeBron James May Consider Leaving Cavs For LA Team In 2018

Because of the uncertainty of how the Cavaliers can possibly make the necessary additions to beat Golden State, the rumors have already started about LeBron James potentially leaving next summer when he hits free agency. My name is not just myself it's my wife, my kids, my grandmother, my mother. I'm averaging a triple-double in the Finals. It's more of a bigger picture. [Full Article...]

Ostapenko blasts back in stunning fashion to claim French Open title - NAN

Ostapenko blasts back in stunning fashion to claim French Open title - NAN Ostapenko, ranked only 47th and just two days past her 20th birthday, became one of the most unlikely Grand Slam champions in tennis history. But Ostapenko admitted that she once believed grass courts were suitable only for football and not tennis. [Full Article...]

Sam Warburton fit to lead Lions against Highlanders

British and Irish Lions team to face the Highlanders on Tuesday: J Payne (Ireland), J Nowell, J Joseph (both England), R Henshaw (Ireland), T Seymour (Scotland), D Biggar, R Webb (both Wales), J Marler (England), R Best (Ireland), K Sinckler, C Lawes (both England), I Henderson (Ireland), J Haskell (England), S Warburton (Wales, capt), CJ Stander (Ireland). [Full Article...]

French Open set for new women's champ

Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland clenches her fist after scoring a point in her fourth round match against Venus Williams of the USA which Bacszinsky won in three sets 5-7, 6-2, 6-1, the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris , France . [Full Article...]

Prospective £64m Man Utd signing urges Real Madrid superstar to join him

Prospective £64m Man Utd signing urges Real Madrid superstar to join him It also represents a flurry of deals that United hope to conclude before pre-season begins in July, with Mourinho desperate to have his squad in place before training begins. The transfer fee will be very high. While former long-serving captain Robson does not mention any potential new recruits by name, Morata is presumably exactly the kind of player he wants to see arrive at Old Trafford over... [Full Article...]


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