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New Zealand reclaim America's Cup with crushing win over US

New Zealand reclaim America's Cup with crushing win over US With a 6-1 lead in the first-to-seven points series, the New Zealanders can claim the Cup on Monday and expunge the memory of their crushing defeat in 2013, when they led the U.S. By gate two that lead was already up to 24 seconds and Spithill chose to split the course, a decision that appeared to pay dividends as the gap started to decrease, but a penalty on leg four as Oracle Team USA sailed o... [Full Article...]

New Zealand slams door on Team USA to take America's Cup

New Zealand slams door on Team USA to take America's Cup The look of sheer relief on Ashby's face after Team New Zealand's series-clinching win over Team USA said it all. "I think for ourselves it's just sinking in". One of those was that we had to invest in technology and the people that provide it. "We also had to get our arms around the next generation of yachtsmen that were coming through and Peter [Burling] was one of those". [Full Article...]

OKC's Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP; Rockets, Bucks take 2 awards

OKC's Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP; Rockets, Bucks take 2 awards Kawhi Leonard was third with nine first-place votes and 500 points. Shortly after accepting the 2017 NBA MVP Award, Westbrook also received an unexpected congratulatory message from Taylor Swift . "I never thought I would be able to say that I broke Oscar Robertson's record, and that's just a true blessing". I look up to you, man. "My brother, man - he texts me every single game at halft... [Full Article...]

No surprise as Westbrook named NBA MVP after historic season

She jokes that she taught him everything he knows about basketball. he gave her the idea for "Shake It Off". and that they go back 20 years. "But now to be standing here with this trophy next to me is a true blessing, man, and it's an unbelievable feeling, something that I can never imagine". [Full Article...]

Serena Williams tells John McEnroe to 'respect my privacy'

You oughta know that a year ago, while pregnant with her daughter, (the awesomely-named Onyx Solace), Alanis Morissette posed underwater as a attractive pregnant mermaid in a high-art Instagram . "I find myself just wanting to be better by simply being around her because of the standard she holds", he gushed. John McEnroe , who has made a second career out of slamming one of the Williams sis... [Full Article...]

Qatar's Isolation 'Could Last Years': UAE Minister

Qatar's Isolation 'Could Last Years': UAE Minister Thousands of Qataris have been unable to board flights to the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, and cut off from relatives in those countries. Turkish officials have previously said there will eventually be up to 3,000 troops at the base, primarily for training exercises and to enhance GCC security. [Full Article...]

Vegas takes advantage of National Hockey League expansion draft

Vegas takes advantage of National Hockey League expansion draft Chicago Blackhawks defenceman Trevor van Riemsdyk was left unprotected and could be an option for Vegas. Flames general manager Brad Treliving also needs to address their back-up netminder situation and there's a few options. Perron returned to the Blues last season after signing a two-year contract. "It's good to get a deal done", Engelland said. But they promptly moved back three spots in ... [Full Article...]

Sakshi Dhoni and her "two boys"

Sakshi Dhoni and her One was Shikhar Dhawan's son Zorawar while another was DJ Bravo's little son Dwayne Bravo Junior. While MS Dhoni is known to be among those who love to keep their personal life away from social media, Sakshi Dhoni , his wife, loves to share the events of her life with the fans. [Full Article...]

Lions back three places not decided - Gatland

Lions back three places not decided - Gatland George North was one of the favourites to start on the wing before the tour began and remains the smart bet to occupy the 11 shirt, but Tuesday night's win over the Chiefs gives Gatland plenty of food for thought. That may simply be to save some of his energy for the 23 shirt, but the England wing is hopeful that he has done enough to convince Gatland. "Test selection would be incredible". [Full Article...]

John McEnroe: Serena Williams would be ranked 700th on men's tour

John McEnroe: Serena Williams would be ranked 700th on men's tour Serena could beat some players because she's so incredibly strong mentally, but if she just played the men's circuit, it's an entirely different story. Ohanian and Williams also appear and a series of black and white photographs, adding to the extremely limited collection public images we've of the couple. [Full Article...]

Connor McDavid Wins 2017 Hart Trophy for NHL MVP

Connor McDavid Wins 2017 Hart Trophy for NHL MVP He became the first Oiler to reach that milestone since Doug Weight eclipsed the century mark in 1995-96, and his 30 multipoint games helped snap Edmonton's decade-long postseason drought. Also, Nashville Predators general manager David Poile was named the NHL's top executive, and Columbus coach John Tortorella has won the Jack Adams Award as the top coach. [Full Article...]

Tim Tebow being promoted to Mets' affiliate in Florida

Tim Tebow being promoted to Mets' affiliate in Florida With each of those appearances coming at Single-A Columbia, he is now batting.222 with three home runs and 23 RBI to accompany his.311 on-base percentage. "For all the opportunities I've been given by the Mets , I'm very thankful", Tebow said prior to his final game. Tebowmania is over in Columbia but Fireflies fans can say he made his pro baseball career start in SC. [Full Article...]

Gordon named top sixth man; Brogdon wins ROY

Gordon named top sixth man; Brogdon wins ROY He won it in his first full year as a head coach for the Phoenix Suns in 2004-2005. He posted a.420 winning percentage during his three-plus seasons as Knicks coach. Defensive Player of the Year: Draymond Green, Golden State. Most Valuable Player: Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City. Bill Russell was honored with the first Lifetime Achievement Award, presented to him by league legends Abdul-Jab... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court partially unblocks Trump travel ban

Supreme Court partially unblocks Trump travel ban Dershowitz, who said he does not support Trump's order as a matter of policy, predicted SCOTUS will "generally support" the president's broad authority to control immigration into the US with exceptions similar to the ones the court carved out yesterday for people with "credible claim of a bona fide relationship " with people or organizations in the country. [Full Article...]

Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics Reportedly Agree to Swap First-Round Picks

Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics Reportedly Agree to Swap First-Round Picks Most were either angered or confused by the trade, based on their initial reactions. On Saturday, Fultz stopped by the 76ers' practice facility for a workout and meeting with team officials . The 6-foot-4 guard averaged 23.2 points, 5.7 rebounds and 5.9 assists in 25 games during his lone college season at Washington, excelling on a team that finished 9-22 and lost its final 13 games. [Full Article...]

Laidlaw defends Gatland's new Lions call-ups, saying: 'They're all Test players'

Laidlaw defends Gatland's new Lions call-ups, saying: 'They're all Test players' Tuesday's match against the Chiefs will have little impact on the Lions' test preparation, unless they suffer a third midweek defeat which will affect the mood in the touring camp. I don't think we are as clinical as we need to be. "It's something he did on the Australia tour in 2013". Then we'll go down to Auckland, there's a sea of red there and everything builds up. [Full Article...]

President Trump accepted PM Modi's invitation to visit India, confirms MEA

Exports to the U.S. provide India its largest surplus with a trading partner - more than $24 billion in 2016 - for a country that ran a $105 billion trade deficit that year. Trump's "America First" slogan echoes Modi's own " Make in India " campaign. The contrast-belt at the waist provided a nod to Trump's military-inspired wardrobe and defined the silhouette. [Full Article...]

Kumble steps down as India coach after fallout with captain Kohli

Known to trigger controversies with his tweets, KRK wrote, "Kumble is honest man so of course Virat will love to have Ravi Shashtari (Shastri) as coach coz he is big corrupt like Kohli". That is what we have believed and for us that is paramount. There is no taking away that aspect away from him at all. It bears mentioning that the Indian team is now touring West Indies after they lost to Paki... [Full Article...]

Ronaldo will be in Real : Perez

Ronaldo will be in Real : Perez Jose Mourinho , meanwhile, has come out fighting in a row with the Spanish tax authorities, claiming he paid more than €26million (£23m) between 2010-2013. The case will now go before a judge for a decision whether it will be brought to trial. Also, last month former Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao and Real Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao were accused by the prosecutor's office of no... [Full Article...]

Russel Westbrook is the National Basketball Association 2017 'Most Valuable Player'

Russel Westbrook is the National Basketball Association 2017 'Most Valuable Player' But as a senior, he grew up to 6 foot 3 inches and, in the same year, he averaged 25.1 points per game, 8.7 #Rebounds Per Game, 3.1 steals per game and 2.3 #Assists Per Game. Later on, Westbrook was invited to the play for the UCLA Bruins , where he played for two seasons. Golden State forward Draymond Green was announced as the best defensive player after being denied a second National Baske... [Full Article...]


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