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Nadal wins record-breaking tenth French Open coronet

Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates with the trophy after winning the final against Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka at Roland Garros , Paris June 11, 2017. "That's for sure. But not only here", said Wawrinka, a three-time major champion, including at the 2015 French Open . "I had tough times a year ago so it's great to have big success again". [Full Article...]

WR Keyshawn Johnson Jr. taking leave of absence from Huskers

WR Keyshawn Johnson Jr. taking leave of absence from Huskers His father, former National Football League star Keyshawn Johnson Sr ., tweeted later Tuesday evening that "Sometimes you need to take a step back, before you can go forward". and perhaps early. Johnson Sr. added that while his son still wants to play for the Cornhuskers, if he doesn't behave himself "under the guidelines of me, it's not going to happen", according to McKewon. [Full Article...]

Jerry Jones on 'magical' day meeting Pope Francis at the Vatican

The pope is a long-time lover of "football" as it's known in Europe. Francis also admitted to being an avid football fan - then he clarified that's the game Americans call soccer. The pope reportedly urged the National Football League to translate the values of teamwork and fair play to the communities they serve. "Yet these same values are urgently needed off the field, on all levels of our l... [Full Article...]

Seager's Double Lifts Mariners Over Tigers 5-4

Seager's Double Lifts Mariners Over Tigers 5-4 Steve Cishek (1-1) got the victory after pitching around Kinsler's one-out single in the 10th. The lead didn't last four pitches into the Detroit second. "Obviously, what I was doing wasn't working". Jordan Zimmerman goes to the hill for the Tigers. The right-hander, a 12-year veteran, started the season in the bullpen and accepted a month-long assignment to Triple-A Toledo to stretch out hi... [Full Article...]

Tony Bellew is happy to fight the pound-for-pound king next

Tony Bellew is happy to fight the pound-for-pound king next And even though he ended up winning by a unanimous decision, there were quite a few ring observers felt that Kovalev really won the fight. WBC-IBF-WBA middleweight champion Golovkin defends his belts against Canelo on September 16. There would be more interest in east Europe to see Kovalev face Ukrainian Usyk or fellow Russians Gassiev, Lebedev and light-heavyweight contender Artur Beterbiev. [Full Article...]

It's on! Mayweather vs. McGregor this summer in Las Vegas

It's on! Mayweather vs. McGregor this summer in Las Vegas The Straight Blast Gym head-coach tweeted "10 weeks #McGregorVsMayweather" alongside an image of himself and The Notorious One. Defending UFC lightweight champion will take on "Money" Mayweather in Las Vegas on August 26 . "And No. 2 this is a boxing match under the Nevada State Athletic Commission under the rules of boxing ". But in a boxing match, Pacquiao naturally sees Mayweat... [Full Article...]

The 2017 Royal Ascot

The 2017 Royal Ascot A Classic may have escaped the clutches of Barney Roy but he clinched the next best thing with victory in the St James's Palace Stakes on a day to remember for Godolphin and Sheikh Mohammed at Royal Ascot . The conditions made no difference to Ribchester who broke the course record with a dominant Queen Anne display for his Co Louth-born trainer Richard Fahey. [Full Article...]

Andre Ward stops Sergey Kovalev by TKO in highly anticipated rematch

Ward and middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin are the only two titlists now holding three belts in any division. Kovalev's promoter Kathy Duva of Main Events said, "He got hit with three low blows". Looked like the first round Ward won. We'll have to wait and see what comes of the protest, but for right now it's clear that after handing the only two losses of Kovalev's career, Andre ... [Full Article...]

India arrests 15 for celebrating Pakistan's cricket win

India arrests 15 for celebrating Pakistan's cricket win They had allegedly burst crackers and raised slogans in support of the Pakistani cricket team which had crushed India by 180 runs in the final at London on June 18 and lifted the coveted trophy. Sarfraz's uncle, who has been one of the staunchest supporters of Men in Blue, said that he was praying all day for India to triumph over his nephew's team on Sunday. [Full Article...]

76ers get No. 1 pick from Celtics

The Los Angeles Lakers are expected to take UCLA guard Lonzo Ball with the second pick. While the Knicks don't have any assets outside of Kristaps Porzingis or the No. Fultz averaged 23.2 points, 5.9 assists, 5.7 rebounds and 1.6 steals over 25 games last season for the University of Washington Huskies, who went 9-22. [Full Article...]

Lakers trying to package picks, player in trade for Paul George

Wade told the Bulls he didn't want to be part of a rebuilding process, so the former Miami Heat star is certainly closely watching the situation involving All-Star swingman Jimmy Butler . The wild National Basketball Association offseason refuses to let up, as the Los Angeles Lakers reportedly attempted to ship the No. 2 overall pick of this year's draft in exchange for the Nos. [Full Article...]

Dustin Johnson opens as 10-1 favorite to win British Open

Dustin Johnson opens as 10-1 favorite to win British Open Guided by power-hitting mentor and friend Dustin Johnson, Koepka dedicated himself to working on his fitness. "There was a low point the night before I won my final Challenge Tour event to get to my full European Tour card when I called Blake Smith, my manager, and I told him I didn't want to play". [Full Article...]

FIFA warns Mexico over 'insulting' chants at Confederations Cup in Russia

He has been attracting headlines after a report by a Portuguese newspaper said he wants to leave Real Madrid because of allegations he defrauded Spanish tax authorities. Should he choose to do so, Gelson Martins , Nelson Semedo and Andre Silva could all figure in his starting XI. Portugal have scored 22 goals in six World Cup qualifiers so the advice is to punt the 3/1 with bet365 on... [Full Article...]

Here is how celebrities reacted to Champions Trophy final

Here is how celebrities reacted to Champions Trophy final However, that was not the case as Pakistan put up a spirited performance to win the title. Besides the Indian trio, the jury comprising the likes of former English captain Michael Atherton, India's Sourav Ganguly and Ramiz Raja of Pakistan, among others, selected four Pakistanis, three Englishmen and one from Bangladesh with New Zealand's Kane Williamson as the 12th man. [Full Article...]

No need for alarm bells over draw, says Ronaldo

Mexico's all-time top scorer grabbed his 48th worldwide goal from 93 appearances after some terrible defending by Portugal . New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson says the All Whites must be fearless against Mexico , knowing defeat today will effectively end their Confederations Cup hopes. [Full Article...]

Markelle Fultz Could End Up in Philadelphia 76ers

If it's the No. 1 pick or No. 6 or later, Boston will receive the better of the two picks the Sixers have in the 2019 draft, unless one of those picks is No. If they do hang onto a few of them, though, they might take a stab at drafting a contributor. The Sixers worked Fultz out on Saturday night as talks with the Celtics got to the final stages. [Full Article...]

What Royce Lewis brings to the Minnesota Twins as No 1 pick

Lewis was named the 2017 Gatorade Player of the Year in California and a three-time Trinity League Player of the Year. The Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year is hitting.343 with 17 homers and 56 RBIs for the College World Series-bound Cardinals. [Full Article...]

Durant joins Jordan and Shaq for a slice of NBA Finals history

Durant joins Jordan and Shaq for a slice of NBA Finals history Barring something insane happening, like a major injury and/or an unexpected member of one of the team's cores demanding a trade, we're probably getting this again. Kyrie Irving followed up his 40-point gem in Friday's Game 4 with 26 points but shot 9 for 22. OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - They are called the Golden State Warriors, but they don't belong to all of California. [Full Article...]

3M Championship organizers in Minnesota aim to become PGA Tour event

3M Championship organizers in Minnesota aim to become PGA Tour event The Scotsman captured the only two PGA Tour titles of his career last season and started the 2016-17 campaign with top-10 finishes in Malaysia, China , and Mayakoba . A lot of the ownership in the $9,000 range will be going toward Brendan Steele and Paul Casey , both of whom are perfectly fine plays. He finished 64 at last year's Travelers . [Full Article...]

Zinedine Zidane's Kylian Mbappe interest confirmed by Real Madrid president

Messi enjoyed another fine campaign at Camp Nou, scoring 54 goals in all competitions as Barca were dethroned by Madrid in LaLiga and lost in the Champions League quarter-finals. "Last year we had a possibility that we didn't take, and now we have no agreement with Manchester United to sign him". We monitor young players all over the world. [Full Article...]


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