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Sharing power, Southgate gives Kane captaincy against Scots

Sharing power, Southgate gives Kane captaincy against Scots England were heading for a first qualifying defeat since October 2009 after Leigh Griffiths struck two glorious late free-kicks to wipe out substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's 70th-minute opener. It's special. It could be a big point for us. "I thought he was extremely composed with the ball at his feet and his focus through the week, he's been one of the outstanding leaders in the group",... [Full Article...]

Three MSU football players named after being charged with sexual assault

Three Michigan State football players are being charged in an alleged sexual assault on campus in January, an attorney said Monday. King is also charged with third degree CSC and up to 15 years in jail, and a charge of possessing and distributing an image of an unclothed person, which carries a possible sentence of five years. [Full Article...]

Australia beat New Zealand to qualify for CT semis

Australia beat New Zealand to qualify for CT semis England captain Eoin Morgan says his side will show no let-up when they meet Australia in the Champions Trophy at Edgbaston on Saturday. However, England lead the Group A table after comprehensive victory over Bangladesh, while New Zealand's series opener against Australia bore no results. [Full Article...]

Dennis Rodman returns to North Korea

Rodman said the issue of several Americans currently detained by North Korea is "not my goal right now". North Korea has woefully inadequate medical care, and it is not clear how North Korean doctors had been caring for Warmbier for more than a year in an unconscious state. [Full Article...]

Israel is 'not ready' for peace: Palestinian official

The most dramatic was the peace process launched after the signing on the White House lawn in Washington of the Oslo Accord secretly negotiated between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organisation during 1993. "Golan Heights will always remain under Israeli sovereignty". Palestinians want the West Bank as part of their future independent state. He added that it was clear since then that, wha... [Full Article...]

Messi, Neymar and Barcelona congratulate National Basketball Association champions Warriors

Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant led the Warriors with 30 plus point performances as Golden State hoists the hardware for the second time in 3 seasons against the Cavs. James will be a free agent after the 2017-18 season. "We came together and we continued to just believe in each other and we sacrificed, and we're champions now". [Full Article...]

Stricker proud of his Wisconsin grit to get into US Open

During a super run of results at the US Open, world No.3 Jason Day has learned the battle is won or lost around the greens. "No doubt, the last couple of years have had a negative impact on them", he said. Will the Spaniard rest on his laurels and bask in the afterglow of his Masters victory? Na said. "I'd like to see that happen one day". There are still so many unknowns. [Full Article...]

Slam drought is over for Nadal, 31

With this victory, Nadal became the first person to win a particular Grand Slam on ten occasions in the open era . A year later, Nadal saw off Federer in the Australian Open final and also has a ideal record against his Swiss counterpart in Roland Garros finals, triumphing over Federer in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2011. [Full Article...]

Kevin Durant named NBA Finals MVP in first championship run

Kevin Durant named NBA Finals MVP in first championship run The Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 in Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena on Monday to claim their second NBA title in three seasons. Golden State took the best-of-seven series 4-1, reclaiming the throne they lost to the Cavaliers a year ago. And they did it in dazzling fashion. [Full Article...]

Defending champion Muguruza crashes out of French Open

Defending champion Muguruza crashes out of French Open While giving her post-match speech, Mladenovic broke down in tears as the crowd chanted her nickname, "Kiki!" Forced off the tour with a variety of ailments, the 26-year-old battled through three qualifying matches just to make her first grand slam main draw in two years. [Full Article...]

Warriors fans celebrate National Basketball Association title with rowdy street party

Paul Pierce wasn't even being melodramatic when he warned of the Warriors' coming "reign of terror". The Warriors became the first Bay Area team to capture a championship at home since the A's finished the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 5 of the 1974 World Series. [Full Article...]

Durant, Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

With 10:14 to go in the second quarter, Deron Williams pushed the ball up the floor after a missed shot. But it turns out Durant did have something to say about the Grammy-winning superstar, who is an unabashed fan of LeBron James and during Game 1 of the NBA Finals yelled "brick" when Durant was at the free throw line. [Full Article...]

Dembele scores victor as 10-man France beats England 3-2

Kane's close-range finish and second-half penalty, which saw consultation with the Video Assistant Referee and a red card for home defender Raphael Varane , had cancelled out efforts from Samuel Umtiti and Djibril Sidibe . The 18-year-old could start Tuesday's game after a stunning second half of the season in which he helped Monaco win the French title and reach the Champions League semi-fin... [Full Article...]

Sexual assault charges filed against 3 suspended MSU football players

Sexual assault charges filed against 3 suspended MSU football players Corley and Vance both are charged with one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct. Prosecutor Carol Siemon had earlier said three people were being charged in the incident, but their names were not disclosed until Tuesday in court when university police Detective Chad Davis described the allegations for District Judge Richard D. [Full Article...]

Cetlics considering four other players besides Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick

Adam Zagoria of ZAGSBLOG reports that Fultz will meet with the Lakers this week . Case closed, Markelle Fultz will be the number one pick in the National Basketball Association draft. Both players are high on the Lakers' radar. As a freshman at Washington this past season, Fultz averaged 23.2 points 5.7 rebounds and 5.9 assists per game. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Jr. appears to confirm key part of Comey's testimony

He said he would leave it to the "appropriate authorities" to determine whether Comey's plan should be investigated along with the leaks of material that have infuriated Trump. "100 percent", Trump said. He is the Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Professor of Law at New York University School of Law . "Everybody is parsing the words of course, but I don't know that Comey's testimony strengthens ... [Full Article...]

Warriors join Bulls, Lakers, Celtics on list of NBA's greats

Warriors join Bulls, Lakers, Celtics on list of NBA's greats They will probably make the Warriors more determined than ever to win and vindicate themselves. That's the mentality Cleveland brought into Game 4 last Friday night. Durant, who famously called his mom the "real MVP" when he won the NBA MVP Award in 2014, knew what it felt like to lose a 3-1 lead - and losing to LeBron James . [Full Article...]

2 out of 3 ain't bad: Warriors top Cavs for another title

2 out of 3 ain't bad: Warriors top Cavs for another title I know you wanted another championship, but what do you take from this series? "I don't want any type of excuse or anything backing between the Warriors beating us fair and square. They lost game five at home past year on the way to dropping the series. "We did that Game 4 and we got to have that same type of effort and even more in Game 5". [Full Article...]

Sarfraz steers Pakistan into Champions Trophy semis

Meanwhile, Bangladesh players looked very relaxed on Monday ahead of their first semi-final in an ICC event. They thrashed Pakistan 4-1 in a bilateral ODI series previous year at home, including a world record score of 444 for three at Trent Bridge, which provides ample proof of their resurgence in recent times in a format they are still in the process of mastering. [Full Article...]

Parliamentary elections: Emmanuel Macron's party charging towards landslide victory

Pollsters project Macron's alliance could win as many as three-quarters of the seats in the lower house after next week's second round of voting. Voter turnout, however, hit a record low , as an estimated 52 percent of the population stayed away. [Full Article...]


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