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Knicks, Phil Jackson part ways after dismal 3-year run
- June 28, 2017

General manager Steve Mills will remain in his role and lead the team during the free agency period. The Knicks are hesitant on giving Carmelo Anthony the buyout because they think he would bolt immediately to the Cleveland Cavaliers to play with LeBron James . (more...)
Companies hit by global ransomware attack on June 27 Companies hit by global ransomware attack on June 27
- June 28, 2017

Moller-Maersk MAERSKb.CO and the world's biggest advertising agency WPP WPP.L . India's largest container port JNPT today asked operator AP Moller-Maersk to divert traffic of its terminal hit by the ransomware attack to other two units after operations slowed. (more...)
Chandrababu Naidu congratulates Kidambi Srikanth for winning Australian Open Chandrababu Naidu congratulates Kidambi Srikanth for winning Australian Open
- June 28, 2017

The second game was slightly easier for Srikanth where he could defeat Chen 21-16 with his powerful smashes and clinch the Superseries title to win his second super series title within a span of a week. The see-saw battle continued for a while before Srikanth broke away to lead 6-3, dominating the rallies with his accurately, rather awkwardly, placed shots, which Long found hard to return. (more...)
Jayson Tatum ready to toughen up for Celtics Jayson Tatum ready to toughen up for Celtics
- June 28, 2017

Ainge was hopeful Jackson would be able to work out for the Celtics on Tuesday, but it didn't happen. "I was just texting him this morning about his dream becoming a reality", Graham said, "and him getting his named called and walking across the stage". (more...)
Mexico Eliminates Host Russia From Confederations Cup Mexico Eliminates Host Russia From Confederations Cup
- June 28, 2017

Juan Carlos Osorio's side finished in 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 the victor of Group A. Ronaldo, who is Portugal's all-time leading scorer, opened the floodgate of goals as he netted in the 33rd minute, his 75th goal for his country, and Bernardo Silva added the second four minutes later. (more...)
Jack Nicklaus: 'Very hard time' ahead for Tiger Woods Jack Nicklaus: 'Very hard time' ahead for Tiger Woods
- June 28, 2017

But Fowler, a four-times victor on the PGA Tour who has been grouped with Australian Marc Leishman and Canadian Adam Hadwin for the first two rounds, is not about to hit the panic button. He was arrested May 29 for driving under the influence south of his Jupiter, Florida, home. Nicklaus has long backed Woods to recover from his injury troubles and challenge for his all-time Major wins record. (more...)
Vegas takes advantage of National Hockey League expansion draft Vegas takes advantage of National Hockey League expansion draft
- June 28, 2017

The Edmonton captain claimed the award as the NHL's most valuable player Wednesday night at the league's postseason awards show at T-Mobile Arena, the new home of the expansion Vegas Golden Knights . While Fleury has seen his playing time reduced due to the rise of Matt Murray, he was an integral part of the Penguins' Stanley Cup run. For the most of the teams, the jerseys are relatively unchanged with just minor adjustments to the Adidas style. (more...)
So, who is Rihanna's mystery man? So, who is Rihanna's mystery man?
- June 28, 2017

Rihanna is now in Spain, and was snapped in the pool of a luxury villa getting hot and heavy with a mystery man . Rihanna's new face-sucking partner is NOT with her for her money - bro's got a ton of his own! The mystery man's identity has not yet been revealed - but some internet sleuths have realised that he may be the reason behind Rihanna and Naomi Campbell's alleged feud. (more...)
Australia stutter to win over Italy as France falter in South Africa Australia stutter to win over Italy as France falter in South Africa
- June 28, 2017

The injury could not have come at a worse time for the 25-year-old Melbourne Rebels back after he scored a couple of excellent tries in Brisbane to back up his last two outings for Australia, which yielded five-pointers against Ireland and then England on the spring tour. (more...)
US commerce secretary: US, Europe should have trade accord US commerce secretary: US, Europe should have trade accord
- June 28, 2017

Ross's comments included renewed criticism of Germany's trade surplus with the USA, which President Donald Trump has used repeatedly to pillory Europe's biggest economy. Meanwhile, Merkel, in her address, stressed that the USA was a direct benefactor of the German trade, saying that German investments in the US were a major job creator for the country. (more...)
James Dolan 'weighing' the future of Phil Jackson as Knicks president
- June 28, 2017

His tenure has been marred by a series of bad decisions and controversies, ranging from head coach Derek Fisher's issues with Matt Barnes, to butting heads with Carmelo Anthony , to players complaining about the triangle, and now to the Porzingis trade rumors. (more...)
Rockets' Eric Gordon voted Sixth Man of the Year Rockets' Eric Gordon voted Sixth Man of the Year
- June 28, 2017

Green is the second guard in Spurs history to make an All-NBA Defensive team. In a year in which the Warriors were coming off a 73-9 season, and after an offseason where they added Kevin Durant , Green's importance to the team was never overstated. (more...)
Arsenal Steal March On Tottenham After Tabling £26m Attacker Bid Arsenal Steal March On Tottenham After Tabling £26m Attacker Bid
- June 28, 2017

Though Lemar isn't exactly a ideal fit in the 3421 system Arsenal rolled out to close the season, his skill and growth is undeniable. Lemar, who has always been coveted by Tottenham Hotspur, likes to play on the left flank - the position Sanchez has occupied most regularly at the Emirates Stadium. (more...)
'The rumours are false' - Man Utd star Anthony Martial dismisses transfer speculation 'The rumours are false' - Man Utd star Anthony Martial dismisses transfer speculation
- June 28, 2017

The words were followed by a red spot, seemingly affirming his commitment to United ahead of the upcoming campaign. " The rumours are false ", the United forward tweeted this very afternoon. "I wish all 21-year-old players had already played as much of professional matches as Martial ". Martial was arguably United's best outfield player in 2015-16, and their best offensive weapon, but year two at Old Trafford didn't go so well. (more...)
Andy Murray says Wimbledon pressure helps him focus better Andy Murray says Wimbledon pressure helps him focus better
- June 28, 2017

Defending champion Andy Murray is the top seed in the men's event, with fellow multiple champions Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer both elevated above their rankings to second and third seeding respectively. World No. 1 Angelique Kerber of Germany is top seed in the women's draw. Milos Raonic , who fell to Murray in the 2016 Wimbledon final, has been handed the sixth seed in the men's draw while Marin Cilic , Dominic Thiem , Kei Nishikori and Alexander Zverev round off the ... (more...)
New Zealand Wins a Race but Oracle Then Breaks Through New Zealand Wins a Race but Oracle Then Breaks Through
- June 28, 2017

New Zealand then displayed masterful control of their innovative cycle-powered boat, staying on their foils all the way around en route to a 30-second win. After splitting Saturday's two races, Spithill piled on the Kiwis. Now he's closing in on adding his name to a list of America's Cup winners that includes Dennis Conner, fellow New Zealander Russell Coutts and Ted Turner. (more...)
Prototypes for Construction of Trump's Border Wall to Completed by September Prototypes for Construction of Trump's Border Wall to Completed by September
- June 28, 2017

Ronald Vitiello, Customs and Border Protection's acting deputy commissioner, said Tuesday that four to eight companies will get contracts for prototypes in San Diego that could be models for the roughly 2,000-mile border. Trump began his presidential campaign two years ago with the pledge of building a wall on the south border of the U.S.to keep out Mexican immigrants, whom he labeled as "criminals" and "rapists", and insisted that Mexico would pay for it, sparking worldwide condemnation. (more...)
Werner brace fires Germany into semis against Mexico Werner brace fires Germany into semis against Mexico
- June 28, 2017

Ambitious Timo Werner is eyeing Confederations Cup glory with Germany and hopes his two goals against Cameroon are enough to see him start Thursday's semi-final with Mexico . The Nations Cup holders failed to win a game in the eight-team competition, losing to Copa America champions, Chile in their opening match and drawing 1-1 with Asian Cup winners, Australia in the second. (more...)
Arsenal 'closing in on £30m capture of Monaco forward Thomas Lemar' Arsenal 'closing in on £30m capture of Monaco forward Thomas Lemar'
- June 28, 2017

While the English media report a certain confidence with Arsenal that a deal for Thomas Lemar could get done, L'Equipe in France try to play it down a little bit. Meanwhile, Goal's Chris Wheatley has said Lemar's character is as appealing to Wenger as his technical acumen. If he can produce even a small percentage of the joy that one Robert Pires, for example, brought to north London, then that transfer fee will have been very well spent indeed. (more...)
Lonzo Ball: 'Reaching the playoffs is the goal, that is the plan'
- June 28, 2017

Perhaps the Lakers may not even use the pick to draft a player, but rather throw it in a package deal for a draft day trade . "I'm happy. I'm excited. Smith, it takes a rare breed such as LaVar who can be completely unapologetic in making such bold, brash and bombastic claims when talking about his own son being drafted by his hometown team, but it happened. (more...)