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LeBron James Doesn't Believe He Played For Superteams With Cavs, Heat
- June 14, 2017

This summer a new 3-on-3 league, BIG3, is launching with a series of former stars, including Allen Iverson , Chauncey Billups and Jermaine O'Neal, slated to be among the players. "The best player in the world is Michael Jordan ". "So I think that could be really good". "I want the fundamentals of the game to be as great as they can be". (more...)
Why the Golden State Warriors Enjoy Going to Work
- June 14, 2017

When looking at how the Warriors cruised through the 2017 playoffs, it isn't hard to see why Golden State is given such a good chance to repeat. While they did blast the Warriors with an impressive 120 points, there was no way their team could win with less than 10 bench points. (more...)
Mr. Met Gives Fan The Finger, Employee Out As Team Mascot
- June 14, 2017

But the inning was an appropriate coda to a freakish 24-hour stretch for the Mets , whose mascot was captured on video making an obscene gesture to a fan during Wednesday night's 7-1 loss. Met's hand to include a giant middle finger. Even if the gesture was rude, let's take a deep breath and keep in mind that Mr. Met did not flip off a group of schoolchildren and move on to a Degeneration-X crotch chop. (more...)
Pakistan wins toss, will bowl 1st against England
- June 14, 2017

Fast bowlers Junaid Khan (3/40), Hasan Ali (3/43), Amir (2/53) and debutant Ashraf (2/37) ran through the deep Sri Lankan batting line-up which stood firm against favourites India the other day, giving Pakistan's less equipped batting a 237-run target to chase down for victory. (more...)
Watch 2017 French Open quarterfinals online Watch 2017 French Open quarterfinals online
- June 14, 2017

Next up against Nadal is 20th-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta , who knocked off No. 5 Milos Raonic 4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-7 (6), 6-4, 8-6. "Obviously never losing to a player always helps mentally a little bit, but I don't think it's gonna play too big of a role", Djokovic said of his 5-0 record against Thiem. (more...)
Five talking points ahead of Serbia v Wales
- June 14, 2017

Wales remain unbeaten in World Cup qualifying, but four successive draws have left them playing catch-up on top two Serbia and the Republic of Ireland . "As soon as I got off the plane a few months ago, I could feel it". Wales knew they had to avoid defeat if they were to stay in the running for a place at next year's World Cup . (more...)
Yasiel Puig gave someone double middle fingers after hitting home run
- June 14, 2017

Yasiel Puig is obviously a popular name in baseball, so whenever someone of his stature does something, let's say not-so-nice, on the field, people will surely take notice. Met mascot for delivering a double-middle finger gesture to fans at a home game. "If I get fined, I can't not pay it". All I know is the picture is nearly too flawless to put into words, so just take a look at Puig flipping off the fans at Progressive Field. (more...)
Dash Cam Footage of Tiger Woods' Arrest Released Dash Cam Footage of Tiger Woods' Arrest Released
- June 14, 2017

Police found Woods sound asleep behind the wheel, an incident report said. Woods later revealed in a public statement that alcohol had nothing to do with his DUI. " I didn't realize the mix of medications had affected me so strongly ", he said in a release. Tiger had to be woken up, and told police he had been golfing in L.A. (more...)
Five talking points about the 2017/18 Premier League fixtures Five talking points about the 2017/18 Premier League fixtures
- June 14, 2017

One of those is the Manchester derby, now scheduled for December 9th, but expect some Mourinho fireworks around Bonfire Night with United heading to Stamford Bridge on the weekend of November 5th - and even moreso if the Old Trafford club have a hefty European away trip in the preceding days. (more...)
Alonso receives Indy 500 Rookie of the Year award Alonso receives Indy 500 Rookie of the Year award
- June 14, 2017

We lacked that straight speed, I'd say, for the last 40 laps. Or, at least, maybe lift the collective driving spirits of many Asian drivers? An Andretti driver has now won the 500 three times in the past four years, and five times overall dating to 2005 with the late Dan Wheldon. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton wins Canadian GP for record sixth time
- June 14, 2017

The Ferrari driver recovered to finish fourth - which included two overtaking moves in the closing laps - while Hamilton's team-mate Valtteri Bottas crossed the line in second to complete Mercedes' first one-two finish of the season. "I would have liked some more laps to finish on the podium , the trophy here looked nice. that was my target and I missed it". His Red Bull team-mate Daniel Ricciardo finished third. (more...)
Lindelof signing leaves Manchester United futures uncertain Lindelof signing leaves Manchester United futures uncertain
- June 14, 2017

Lindelof downplayed his future with Manchester United following Sweden's World Cup qualifier against France in Stockholm on Friday, a 2-1 victory. It always starts with a three, or a four, or a five. The 22-year-old, who has 12 global caps, will play for his country in a friendly against Norway on Tuesday. (more...)
Jose Mourinho's Man United promise to Alvaro Morata revealed
- June 14, 2017

In the past couple years he's been linked to several clubs, including Arsenal and Liverpool . The club have been in the market for a striker ever since their last season's top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic got injured and this morning the club announced that they would not be offering him an extension. (more...)
Nadal pulls out of Queen's Club event
- June 14, 2017

Nadal captured the 2017 French Open title without dropping a set. During the period from 2005 to 2014, he won nine French Open titles and in 2009 won the only Australian Open . Rafael Nadal hasn't always taken full precaution to preserve his body, but he's taking steps towards it in his older age. This was their second Grand Slam title of the season, after winning the Australian Open in January and their fifth Grand Slam title overall. (more...)
Manchester United FC agree transfer of Benfica's Victor Lindelof
- June 14, 2017

Manchester United have agreed an undisclosed fee for Benfica's Swedish global defender Victor Lindelof , the Premier League club announced on Saturday. Jose Mourinho will target Chelsea's Nemanja Matic ahead of Fabinho , the A.S. Monaco midfielder, according to a new report that suggests a change in Manchester United's transfer plans that could upset a fierce Premier League rival. (more...)
Warriors parade set for Thursday in Oakland Warriors parade set for Thursday in Oakland
- June 14, 2017

The defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs chose to visit the White House in January to celebrate their historic 2016 title with former IL senator and outgoing President Barack Obama before he left office. Across the bay, rowdy crowds gathered in Oakland intersections, including one were where fans cheering the championship made a circle to watch several men breakdance. (more...)
Fleury Waives No Movement Clause for Expansion Draft
- June 14, 2017

According to TVA Sports' Renaud Lavoie , Marc-Andre Fleury will be available for selection in the upcoming NHL Expansion Draft. The NHL Expansion Draft will require teams to expose some very good players, especially goaltenders, since teams will only be allowed to protect one. (more...)
Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko shocks Simona Halep to win French Open
- June 14, 2017

Ostapenko , who hit a staggering 54 winners compared with Halep's eight, managed to clinch the second set 6-4 and carried that momentum into the decider, overwhelming her opponent to win 6-3. "Serena is my idol". Also missing from the tournament was two-time major champ Victoria Azarenka (slated to return soon after having a baby), while current No. (more...)
Padres Draft High School Pitcher MacKenzie Gore Padres Draft High School Pitcher MacKenzie Gore
- June 14, 2017

Gore is represented by agent Scott Boras. Gore was one of seven players from the state to be selected on the opening day. The string of high school picks would be broken in the No. A left-hander out of Whiteville High School in North Carolina, Gore has four pitches that can get swings and misses, and his mid 90s fastball could be high 90s as he fills out. (more...)
Insigne could replace Hazard at Chelsea, but not this summer — In Focus Insigne could replace Hazard at Chelsea, but not this summer — In Focus
- June 14, 2017

Insigne bagged 18 goals and nine assists for Napoli as they finished third in Serie A, just five points behind eventual winners Juventus. Insigne signed a new contract back in April, tying him to his "priority" until 2022. While Insigne might not be as well known or feared as Hazard, there is no denying the fact that the Napoli man is one of the best Italian players in the world at the moment. (more...)