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NBA Finals 2017 Game 4 NBA Finals 2017 Game 4
- June 20, 2017

They may have no choice. Durant hit the Warriors' game-winning shot in Game 3 and he's now scored at least 25 points in all eight of his Finals games. "She told me every time I touch it, shoot it". Playing for the Warriors has allowed Durant to reveal the full extent of his defensive capabilities. (more...)
Ballack expects Ronaldo to stay at Real Madrid Ballack expects Ronaldo to stay at Real Madrid
- June 20, 2017

De Gea has continued to be linked with Real but Perez said: "For the time being, we haven't spoken to De Gea". Perez first became Real president in 2000, seeing off incumbent Lorenzo Sanz by promising to lure winger Luis Figo from bitter rivals Barcelona , which he quickly delivered on by bringing the Portuguese worldwide to the Spanish capital for a then world record fee of 62 million euros. (more...)
Amateur Scheffler plays with poise at US Open Amateur Scheffler plays with poise at US Open
- June 20, 2017

According to local authorities, rescue personnel and Washington County sheriff's deputies stationed at the tournament were dispatched to the grandstand at the No. Open. By the end of a wild and wide-open Saturday, five players were double digits under par. It was the second consecutive USA event the Briton has withdrawn from having pulled out of last month's Players Championship in the second round. (more...)
Cub Swanson wants Paulie Malignaggi on Mayweather vs. McGregor card
- June 20, 2017

That's because TMZ Sports is reporting that Mayweather expects to make between $200 million and $300 million for the McGregor fight , although the exact terms haven't been disclosed just yet. The intrigue for some in this carnival fight surrounds whether McGregor will attempt to fight dirty and mix in some of his MMA strikes either out of frustration or a mental lapse in the heat of battle. (more...)
McIlroy trying to make up ground at US Open
- June 20, 2017

Johnson, who had bullishly expected to do well on a course he believed to be perfectly suited to his game, admitted he was surprised to be out after only 36 holes. Taking the long walk to sign his card, he looked back at the rain-softened course and mild breeze and said wistfully, " You won't get a better day for scoring". (more...)
Dodgers' rookie Cody Bellinger becomes fastest to 21 HR-mark Dodgers' rookie Cody Bellinger becomes fastest to 21 HR-mark
- June 20, 2017

The Mets made an otherworldly pitcher look like a mere mortal, got two home runs from someone who wasn't even hitting.200 to start the game and a standout pitching performance by a pitcher trying to save his job. Wheeler produced one of the worst outings of his carer by surrendering seven runs in two innings in a 10-6 loss to the Dodgers on Monday night. Mets: RHP Robert Gsellman (5-4, 5.50 ERA) is coming off his worst outing of the season, when he yielded seven earned runs on a ... (more...)
Bayern label Cristiano Ronaldo talk the 'hoax of the day' Bayern label Cristiano Ronaldo talk the 'hoax of the day'
- June 20, 2017

But in a later interview with radio station Onda Cero he revealed he had plans to talk to the Portuguese in the coming days. Ronaldo has said that he will leave Spain and play for Elsewhere. The future of Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is now dominating the headlines in the football world. " Ronaldo is a lot more powerful and more important than all of us who are here", he added. (more...)
Lackey deals, Rizzo leads offense as Cubs beat Pirates 7-1 Lackey deals, Rizzo leads offense as Cubs beat Pirates 7-1
- June 20, 2017

But the Cubs first baseman, who was tagged out on the play, said it was just good, hard baseball. "I don't, by no means, think that's a dirty play at all..." "I went pretty much straight in", Rizzo said. Rizzo now has been on base in all six games leading off for the Cubs. In his last start, the left-hander was one inning shy of pitching a complete-game shutout against the Reds on June 13. (more...)
Pakistan stun holders India to lift Champions Trophy Pakistan stun holders India to lift Champions Trophy
- June 20, 2017

India will take important lessons from the loss, according to their skipper. Pakistan , made to bat first for the first time in the tournament, racked up a final-record innings of 338-4, founded on a 128-run opening stand between Fakhar Zaman , who earned his maiden one-day worldwide century with 114, and Azhar Ali , whom Fakhar ran out on 59. (more...)
India captain Virat Kohli: Pakistan completely outplayed us in Champions Trophy final India captain Virat Kohli: Pakistan completely outplayed us in Champions Trophy final
- June 20, 2017

They were eventually dismissed for 158 in reply to Pakistan's 338 for four, which featured Fakhar Zaman's 114, the left-handed opener's maiden one-day global hundred coming in just his fourth match at this level. "We certainly tried to make them hit in areas that we felt it would be uncomfortable, but we just didn't have anything going our way in that partnership". (more...)
Ronaldo tells Mendes to get him Man Utd return
- June 20, 2017

Can United afford him? "I'm leaving Madrid , I'm determined". Ronaldo has reportedly asked Real to sell him amid what he feels are false accusations from Madrids criminal prosecution system, and a return to Old Trafford has been mooted. (more...)
Real president Perez Real president Perez "not contemplating" Ronaldo departure
- June 20, 2017

Yet United are not expecting to add one of the greatest players of all-time to their squad this summer, with Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata and Inter Milan's Ivan Perisic still the club's top transfer priorities at this point. A four-time Ballon d'Or victor, the 32-year-old Ronaldo is the top European soccer player. Ronaldo maintains his innocence in the tax evasion case and insisted that did everything in accordance with Spanish law. (more...)
Star player frustrated at Arsenal due to delay in contract talks
- June 20, 2017

He has served as a utility man for much of his spell with Arsenal , and he could arguably shine either in midfield or out wide if he joined Liverpool this summer. The Reds boss is also gearing-up for a busy summer as Liverpool prepare for their return to the Champions League and Oxlade-Chamberlain is among the German coaches prime targets. (more...)
Pyongyang returns USA student, now in a coma Pyongyang returns USA student, now in a coma
- June 20, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said earlier in the day that his agency had "secured" the 22-year-old's release in talks with North Korea and is pushing for three more Americans to be freed. The family said they were told by North Korean officials, through contacts with American envoys, that Warmbier fell ill from botulism sometime after his March 2016 trial and lapsed into a coma after taking a sleeping pill, the Washington Post reported . (more...)
Brooks Koepka wins US Open title
- June 20, 2017

Brooks Koepka walks away with the winning trophy after the U.S. Open golf tournament Sunday, June 18, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. He beat everyone at Erin Hills, and in the end, it wasn't even close . At this year's Masters, he entered the final round trailing by one but shot a 76 and was far from the drama between Garcia and Justin Rose. His round of 66 was over almost 90 minutes before Koepka strolled to the 18th green, with the tournament all but wrapped up. (more...)
Ward knocks out Kovalev in eighth round
- June 20, 2017

In his previous fight against Ward in November 2016, Kovalev received $2 million while Ward got $5 million. "I wasn't hurt and I could continue". "Am I No. 1 [in pound-for-pound rankings] now?" "I always prepare to go 12 rounds and make sure I put on a handsome fight". During the onslaught, it appeared that a few body punches may have strayed south. (more...)
Henshaw Knows He Won't Start First Lions Test
- June 20, 2017

They hoped that would then carry on to the test series, and from there it was "anyone's series". Yet just how important is this match to the overall tour? It seems there is a massive difference in talent and confidence between the first 25 or so players that Warren Gatland has at his disposal and the makeup of the rest of the squad. (more...)
Vegas holds trade cards during expansion draft window Vegas holds trade cards during expansion draft window
- June 20, 2017

The Golden Knights will select 30 players - one from each National Hockey League club. The Knights now have until Wednesday at 10 a.m. ET to submit their expansion draft selections and any standard player contracts that were signed. Fleury was left unprotected by the Pittsburgh Penguins after he agreed to waive the no-movement clause in his contract. There's also nothing barring Vegas from having a deal in place to select a player in order to trade him to another team. (more...)
Lucas Davis: Celtics-Sixers swap a precursor?
- June 20, 2017

While the pair of top picks getting swapped was the biggest news of the weekend for National Basketball Association fans, an under-the-radar story broke, claiming George informed the Indiana Pacers he would be leaving the team for free agency after the completion of next season with the hopes of signing on with his hometown Los Angeles Lakers . (more...)
Perez mum on rumors Ronaldo wants to leave Madrid Perez mum on rumors Ronaldo wants to leave Madrid
- June 20, 2017

When speaking publicly on Monday, after having run unopposed to return as president for the next four years, Perez did not reference Ronaldo when discussing the current state of Los Blancos . "I will defend [Ronaldo] at all costs as both a player and as a person". That is the figure which is circulating in football and might tempt, in particular, Paris Saint-Germain to make such an offer, while Manchester United remain interested and could also go that high. (more...)