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Ronaldo hits milestone as Portugal sink New Zealand

Ronaldo opened the scoring with a penalty and Bernardo Silva, Andre Silva and Nani were all on target in a victory that ensured Portugal qualified for the last four as Group A winners. Juan Carlos Osorio's side finished in the second position with seven points behind Portugal (due to an inferior goal difference of +2) who also defeated New Zealand 3-0 to set up a semi-final clash with th... [Full Article...]

Russell Westbrook caps historic season with MVP award

Russell Westbrook caps historic season with MVP award The victor will be announced Monday, June 26, at the inaugural NBA Awards show. Brogdon, taken 36th on the second round, became the first non-first rounder to win Rookie of the Year since the common draft era began in 1966. Houston's Eric Gordon won the Sixth Man of the Year Award. However, the doubters were silenced on Monday night. He also averaged a triple-double on the year. [Full Article...]

Wightman sets personal best in Oslo Diamond League win

Wightman sets personal best in Oslo Diamond League win Moments later, Ivory Coast sprinter Muriel Ahoure was announced as the victor with Schippers disqualified. Africa 3,000m steeplechase champion Norah Jeruto chalked up a win while world 1,500m silver medalist Elijah Manangoi settled for second spot at the Bislett Games. [Full Article...]

Shocking! Murray suffers first-round exit at Aegon Championships

Shocking! Murray suffers first-round exit at Aegon Championships Djokovic has not played a grasscourt warmup tournament ahead of Wimbledon since 2010. Andy Murray still believes he can win Wimbledon despite crashing out of the Aegon Championships in the first round. 'I just wanted to go out there and enjoy it. For me it's just a question of whether he's healthy. "I warmed up, had some food, and got ready to go out there". [Full Article...]

Sixers Officially Move Up to No. 1 in Trade With Celtics

The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers have officially completed a blockbuster trade that sends the No. 1 overall pick in this week's National Basketball Association draft from Boston to Philadelphia. They went 28-54 last season. "It was the best offer we had pretty significantly, by a significant margin", Ainge said of the trade. Boston's additional compensation, the future first-round... [Full Article...]

Vegas Golden Knights select Calvin Pickard first in expansion draft — NewsAlert

Vegas Golden Knights select Calvin Pickard first in expansion draft — NewsAlert From Tampa Bay, Vegas picked up defenseman Jason Garrison, who had nine power-play goals last season, along with forward Nikita Gusev, a 2017 second-round pick and a 2018 fourth-pick for expansion draft considerations. Even expansion-draft rules that are generous to the team doing the selecting make it hard to assemble a roster with many impact players. "He said I should embrace the opportunity. [Full Article...]

Kevin Harvick dominates to win at Sonoma Raceway

The victory was one example of how the transition to Ford has turned into a positive change. Then when 78 ( Martin Truex Jr.) fell out, I felt like we were in control of the race. "I was actually a little nervous about that, running both races", he said. "There's still a lot of room for growth", Harvick said. "The long runs are [my strength], and thank God we got a long run there". [Full Article...]

Truex Jr. Qualifies 3rd, Jones 30th at Sonoma Road Course

He had a fast auto Sunday , but started the final 60-lap segment in 32nd position after a series of mishaps, including a spin, contact by A.J. Truex made the comment over his team radio after successfully passing Harvick for the lead on Lap 67 of 110. [Full Article...]

National Basketball Association draft eyes zero in on Celtics, Josh Jackson

Jackson, a 6-foot-8 forward, played three seasons in Chapel Hill and was named the ACC Player of the Year last season after averaging 18.1 points and 4.7 rebounds per game. In Tatum, Ainge sees his next Pierce . Tatum joins a string of St. Louis area players to end up playing for the Celtics, joining fellow Chaminade alum David Lee, JoJo White, David Thirdkill, and Ed Macauley. [Full Article...]

NHL, NHLPA assists Illinois to study adding hockey program

Aarne Talvitie was drafted shortly after Smirnov by the New Jersey Devils with the 160th pick, Talvitie is now the captain for Finland's U18 team. Gary Bettman speaks to the crowd during the NHL Draft at the United Center on Friday. Hischier fits in nicely with general manager Ray Shero's desire to put a faster team on the ice. "I love hockey", he said. Patrick, the Brandon Wheat Kings s... [Full Article...]

Pokemon GO: Free PokeCoins No Longer Unlimited

Pokemon GO: Free PokeCoins No Longer Unlimited From time-to-time, a local Gym may be marked down for a Raid Battle in which case a team of up to twenty players can join together and fight against a tough boss. Niantic's thorough dismantling of the old gym mechanics in favour of a new time-based system for the collection of coins - where before you could claim 10 coins straightaway after parking a Monday at a gym, now you have to wait for you... [Full Article...]

NBA Draft 2017: The biggest trades that went down

But after I spent most of Thursday evening watching NBA draft coverage on Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia rather than ESPN or the NBA Network, I changed my mind. Washington's Markelle Fultz smiles for a selfie with a television commentator after being selected by the Philadelphia 76ers as the No. 1 pick overall during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017 , in NY. [Full Article...]

All Blacks flanker Kaino denies unsafe play

And footage shared widely on social media from the game has highlighted a 10th-minute incident when flanker Kaino clattered into Murray's standing leg just after the number nine had kicked possession. So you disrupt the kicking. "There were also a couple of times where he's kicked and they've just pushed him to the ground after he's box-kicked so I don't know if it was a tactic". [Full Article...]

Munster's Peter O'Mahony to skipper Lions against Maoris

Munster's Peter O'Mahony to skipper Lions against Maoris But the 10-12 area is one that remains up in the air, with Johnny Sexton having been given the nod at out-half a week before the opening Test against Steve Hansen's side, as Owen Farrell is left on the bench. Hansen said that he has heard from sources that Gatland is recruiting more players from the United Kingdom for injury cover and to strengthen his squad. [Full Article...]

Mourinho Denies Tax Fraud Allegations

Mourinho Denies Tax Fraud Allegations Ronaldo is now under official investigation and will have to appear in the Pozuelo de Alarcon court No. 1 on July 31. Perez said that "as far as I know Cristiano has always met [his fiscal obligations]" and that "it all must be some sort of misunderstanding that will be cleared up quickly". [Full Article...]

10tons Announce Five Nintendo Switch Games

Saying that it "certainly" looks at what the community is saying, the executive also suggests that if Nintendo only listened to fans, it would be "creating content against a handful of [intellectual property] with a handful of feature sets". [Full Article...]

Germany edge Australia at Confederations Cup

Germany edge Australia at Confederations Cup Let's defend a little higher up the park as we planned to do and get our wide players right up into their back four. "It seemed to work better". Germany is bracing itself for a speedy Socceroos assault when the two sides kick off their Confederations Cup campaign. [Full Article...]

Jerome Kaino defends All Blacks 'blocking' tactics: 'Every team is doing it'

Jerome Kaino defends All Blacks 'blocking' tactics: 'Every team is doing it' The Lions play Super Rugby side Waikato Chiefs in Hamilton on Tuesday in their final warmup before the first Test against the All Blacks in Auckland on Saturday. "They are probably some of the form loose forwards of the last couple of years. I've no doubt he will be 100 per cent fit". Tomorrow, the Lions will field a second string in Hamilton against a Chiefs side captained by veteran fly-... [Full Article...]

Top Republican to press for $705 billion defense budget

Cornyn, who is the Senate Majority Whip, said Sunday he'd worked the phones all weekend trying to win support for the Senate health care bill and was "optimistic" the legislation would pass. I hope I'm not lying to myself. Much like its counterpart that passed the U.S. House last month, the bill would cut funding for Medicaid, slash taxes on the wealthy, loosen coverage requirements for insurers... [Full Article...]

Manchester United boss Mourinho refutes tax fraud accusations

Manchester United boss Mourinho refutes tax fraud accusations Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo , accused of evading 14.7 million euro ($16.5 million) in tax, has been summoned to appear before a judge in Spain , judicial sources told AFP Tuesday. Cristiano Ronaldo has not spoken to Real Madrid officials about a transfer away from Spain and he is not expected to leave the European champions during the summer, Real Madrid president Florentin... [Full Article...]


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