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May in G20 crossfire as Trump faces his critics

May in G20 crossfire as Trump faces his critics But the visit received huge criticism at home, with a petition against Mrs May's offer to Mr Trump of a state visit to London attracting more than 1.8 million signatures. At the beginning of June, President Donald Trump announced the USA would withdraw from the Paris Agreement , prompting a barrage of criticism from supporters of the accord. [Full Article...]

Lions v New Zealand: Jordie Barrett handed first All Blacks start

The All Blacks have been scrambling to shore up their backline since the first Test which they managed to win 30-15 despite injuries removing seasoned fullback Ben Smith and centre Ryan Crotty in the first half. All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has handed maiden starts to Jordie Barrett and Ngani Laumape in New Zealand's biggest Test of the year - the decider of the three-match series against th... [Full Article...]

Dion Waiters Finalizing New 4-Year Contract With Miami Heat

Miami may need to spend a little more to keep him, this was a good team the second half of last season, and at this point Pat Riley may just want to get the band back together. Marc Berman of the New York Post confirmed the report and added an interesting nugget to the Waiters-to-New York interest: Steve Mills, the man now in charge of the Knicks after Phil Jackson's firing , tried to ... [Full Article...]

Oilers sign Connor McDavid to contract extension worth $100 million

Oilers sign Connor McDavid to contract extension worth $100 million In the meantime, the Oilers lock up the face of the franchise for eight years, a major coup, and McDavid pockets $100 million before potentially becoming an unrestricted free agent at 28. "Cap-wise, we're OK next year, we could basically stay the same, it's the following year when Mr. McDavid's contract will kick in, so I have to be cognizant of that". [Full Article...]

Dak Prescott accused of using machine to autograph memorobilia

Dak Prescott accused of using machine to autograph memorobilia Grad added he had never heard of a modern athlete signing in a similar manner. "They quickly agreed that these did not look like authentic Dak Prescott signatures". The lesson here? Autographs on sports cards are dumb anyway. Then, in 2014, Panini said it made a simple mistake when it labeled a group of National Football League collectibles as "game worn" instead of merely "event worn", ... [Full Article...]

LaVar Ball and family to star in reality TV series on Facebook

LaVar Ball and family to star in reality TV series on Facebook Deadline reports that the Ball family will be the focus of a yet-to-be-named docuseries as part of Facebook's push for original video content. Middle son LiAngelo will be a freshman at UCLA this upcoming season, with youngest son LaMelo due to start his junior year at Chino Hills High School in the fall. [Full Article...]

Warriors, Omri Casspi agree on 1-year contract

Warriors, Omri Casspi agree on 1-year contract Casspi also brings experience he has played professional basketball overseas and is now playing on his sixth NBA team . About five hours later, he reportedly agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Warriors. Neither the team nor Casspi has issued a comment, apparently because the sides are waiting for the deal to be finalized. On a Golden State team that features incredibly high-priority ... [Full Article...]

Dallas Cowboys Linebacker Arrested for Aggravated Assault

Dallas Cowboys Linebacker Arrested for Aggravated Assault The Dallas Cowboys could not immediately be reached for comment. Wilson could face sanctions from the NFL's personal conduct policy in the form of a fine or suspension even if a case is dropped. He played in all 16 regular season games for the Cowboys during both years he's been in the league. He's tallied 49 combined tackles, one pass defended and a half-sack while appearing in all 32 games. [Full Article...]

Real Madrid announce signing of Theo Hernandez from Atletico Madrid

Real Madrid announce signing of Theo Hernandez from Atletico Madrid Those bids led to Atletico extending Theo's contract until 2021 and increasing the amount of the release clause from €6 million to a reported €24m. Atletico losing one of their hottest prospects in Hernandez to their rivals brings back painful memories of how Raul Gonzalez left their youth set-up as a teenager when it was dissolved in 1992, leaving the striker to join Real, where he went on to... [Full Article...]

Wimbledon 2017: Azarenka Takes Baby Steps in Comeback

Wimbledon 2017: Azarenka Takes Baby Steps in Comeback Leyland said Wimbledon operated a "4:2" formula, sticking to two men's matches and just one women's match on the All England Club's most prestigious courts. She is, however, just returning from significant time away following the birth of her son. After all, she does have two Grand Slam singles titles to her name. [Full Article...]

Rory McIlroy takes a Twitter break after spat with Steve Elkington

Rory McIlroy takes a Twitter break after spat with Steve Elkington McIlroy hasn't won - or seriously contended at - a major since capturing the 2014 U.S. PGA Championship. "I'm close", said McIlroy, ranked No. 4. McIlroy couldn't resist replying: "More like 200 mill, not bad for a "bored" 28-year-old, plenty more where that came from", Rory replied while adding a list of his considerable achievements in his 10 years in top flight golf. [Full Article...]

Vekic pushes Konta hard at Wimbledon

Vekic pushes Konta hard at Wimbledon If Konta were to achieve that, it would propel her to celebrity status in Britain, joining world No. 1 and Wimbledon defending champion Andy Murray. A theme of their match in Paris was Konta's inability to capitalise on her superiority, so it infuriated her she squandered a 40-0 lead in the next game and wafted a forehand wide to let Hsieh back into the set. [Full Article...]

Chris Froome leapfrogs Geraint Thomas into yellow jersey at Tour de France

Chris Froome leapfrogs Geraint Thomas into yellow jersey at Tour de France Despite a last-ditch attempt from Porte, none of them could overhaul Aru, Dan Martin took second ahead of Froome, Porte and Bardet. Early on in the 160.5km stage from Vittel stage, an eight-man breakaway got clear, and what a group it was too packed with star names, including Philippe Gilbert of Quick-Step Floors, Direct Energie's Thomas Voeckler and Dimension Data rider Edvald Boasson Ha... [Full Article...]

Wimbledon 2017: Heather Watson beats Anastasija Sevastova

Wimbledon 2017: Heather Watson beats Anastasija Sevastova I still want to play a lot more points, even though I played a lot recently. "I'm seeing the ball very big and moving well, which is very important for the grass", said Watson. Watson admits it's a lifetime ambition to make it into the last 16 of a major and her coach Morgan Phillips is just as desperate for her to make it to manic Monday. [Full Article...]

Liverpool make £14.9M bid for 21-year-old Ligue 1 star

Liverpool make £14.9M bid for 21-year-old Ligue 1 star James Milner created more chances (56) than all but two teammates in the Premier League last season . Liverpool need a proven quality center back to challenge for the title next season and in all fairness, Emanuel is not good enough. That's a real reason for real optimism". We all know it could have been maybe a little bit better but it could have been much worse. Dominic Solanke is a part... [Full Article...]

Old Man Acts Complete Dick, Robs Towel From Young Fan At Wimbledon

Old Man Acts Complete Dick, Robs Towel From Young Fan At Wimbledon The man who was already lucky enough to nab front row seats for the match decided he wanted the souvenir too. But rather than seeing how young the fan was and letting him have the towel, he pulled it away even further and claimed possession of it. [Full Article...]

Michael Bisping Gives GSP Deadline to Accept Bout

Michael Bisping Gives GSP Deadline to Accept Bout The former welterweight champion says he's admanant about returning to the octagon after retiring back in 2013, but news recently broke that he would fight the victor of UFC 214s Tyron Woodley vs. "Bisping's never turned down a fight, this guy". "I want to fight the top of the food chain", Bobby Knuckles told TMZ Sports . The only question on Bisping's mind is who will he make his next title... [Full Article...]

Tolkien, Warner Bros. Lawsuit Over 'Lord of the Rings' Settled

Tolkien, Warner Bros. Lawsuit Over 'Lord of the Rings' Settled The Tolkien Estate and Warner Bros. lawsuit over digital exploitation of " Lord of the Rings " has been settled after a lengthy legal battle lasting nearly five years. The suing parties said in their complaint that Warner Bros had also registered trademarks over rights which had not been granted to it. The parties filed a stipulation to dismiss the case on Friday, June 30, at the US District C... [Full Article...]

Thunder agrees to deal with Patrick Patterson

Thunder agrees to deal with Patrick Patterson He logged 24-minutes-per-game for the Raptors, collecting 4.5-rebounds-per-game. The deal is worth $16.4 million over the course of three years, with a player option on the third and final season. After spending his last four seasons with the NBA's team in Canada, former Kentucky forward Patrick Patterson will return to America's heartland. [Full Article...]

Shin gets nod as Korea coach

Shin gets nod as Korea coach The Korea Football Association's emblem is displayed at a press conference for the KFA technical committee meeting at the National Football Center in Paju, Gyeonggi Province, on July 4, 2017. South Korea stand second in Group A in the third round of qualification for the 2018 World Cup with two games to be played . Kim said Shin will lead the team even if Team Korea ranks third in Group A after co... [Full Article...]


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