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FIFA warns Mexico over 'insulting' chants at Confederations Cup in Russia

Earlier, Javier Hernandez stooped low to nod home with four minutes of the first half remaining to cancel out Ricardo Quaresma's opener. Hernandez's diving header against Portugal leaves " Chicharito ", Mexico's all-time top-scorer, just two short of the 50-goals tally. [Full Article...]

Edmonton's McDavid named MVP as Vegas Knights take shape

Edmonton's McDavid named MVP as Vegas Knights take shape Matthews, a near unanimous choice (164 of 167 first-place votes), led all rookies with 40 goals and 69 points while appearing in all 82 games this past season after being selected first overall in the 2016 draft . Selke Trophy as the league's best defensive forward for a record-tying fourth time. LAS VEGAS-Could Auston Matthews and Mike Babcock go 2-for-2, giving the Maple Leafs a sweep of ... [Full Article...]

Focus on under-fire Ronaldo as Portugal faces Russian Federation

Surrounded by officials FIFA President Gianni Infantino, third from left, seen during his visit to Media centre prior the Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico , at the Kazan Arena, Russia, Sunday, June 18, 2017. Portugal coach Fernando Santos said it was not the performance he expected from his team. After Portugal's defensive frailties were exposed against Mexico, Santos c... [Full Article...]

Lions test places still up for grabs against Chiefs

Lions head coach Warren Gatland has already highlighted what he sees as New Zealand players illegally blocking to prevent opponents contesting possession in the air, with that issue surfacing during last weekend's victory over New Zealand Maori in Rotorua. [Full Article...]

Boris Becker declared bankrupt by British court

Boris Becker declared bankrupt by British court The six-time Grand Slam champion's career peaked in the 1980s and early '90s with over $25 million earned in prize money. "This is a historic debt ". "It is disappointing that my request for today's hearing to be postponed was refused", said Becker . - Boris Becker (@TheBorisBecker) June 21, 2017Far exceeds the debt owed to bank! She announced after a brief hearing: "I make this bankrupt... [Full Article...]

Raiders set to make Derek Carr NFL's highest paid quarterback

Raiders set to make Derek Carr NFL's highest paid quarterback Carson Palmer and Drew Brees also make more than $24 million per season. Nothing done yet. trust me you will hear it here first. But the talk then was that a healthy Carr could have had the Raiders challenge he Patriots for the AFC title. [Full Article...]

Halep misses another chance to win Grand Slam title

Halep misses another chance to win Grand Slam title Even more remarkably, she is the first player, man or woman, to win their first title in a Grand Slam event since Gustavo Kuerten won the men's crown here, a feat he achieved on the day Ostapenko was born. "At the Australian Open she played very well but lost when 5-2 up". I will keep working because I want to repeat what I have done this tournament. "I was a little bit nervous but then I felt I... [Full Article...]

Floyd Mayweather & Conor McGregor Announce Aug. Fight

Floyd Mayweather & Conor McGregor Announce Aug. Fight The former welterweight champion went (49-0) before bowing out, a record he shares with the legendary Rocky Marciano, and will get the chance to make it a ideal 50 when he hits the canvas with McGregor , who will be boxing professionally for the first time ever. [Full Article...]

Germany's Loew to rotate against Chile with 100th win in sight

Germany's Loew to rotate against Chile with 100th win in sight Zabivava, the Official Mascot for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia is shown on a waving flag, prior to the Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match between Russia and New Zealand, in St. The Socceroos have some glaring technical deficiencies, but they shouldn't be underestimated by Cameroon , particularly with their pace and power on the counter attack. [Full Article...]

South Africa wins toss, bats in 1st T20 vs. England

South Africa wins toss, bats in 1st T20 vs. England The Aucklander came into the tournament on the back of destructive 138-ball 180 against South Africa in their tour of New Zealand. Jonny Bairstow will also be released to his Yorkshire duties after the first two T20Is. Behardien and de Villiers stroked their respective half centuries and also stitched a record fourth-wicket partnership for South Africa in T20Is - 110 - but they could only ma... [Full Article...]

Desert ice: NHL awards, expansion draft colliding in Vegas

But for every decent team, there's also a Columbus, Atlanta or Tampa Bay, wallowing in futility for a almost a decade or more. The Boston Bruins, for instance, would love nothing more than for Vegas to claim Matt Beleskey and his $3.8-million-a-year salary , which equated to only three goals last season. [Full Article...]

After hard year, Jason Day's focus back on golf — Travelers notebook

After hard year, Jason Day's focus back on golf — Travelers notebook Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth will make their first-ever trip to the Northeast's first event of the year, while Jason Day , Bubba Watson , Patrick Reed , and Justin Thomas fill in a stacked field at the classic stop in Hartford. You have to say, 'Hey, it's a major. But hey, no worries. Knox (+8100) is one of seven former champions in the field. I'll never be a person who is super-recogniz... [Full Article...]

Swimmers honored for work in the classroom

Swimmers honored for work in the classroom The Shorewomen finished the semester with a team grade-point average of 3.43, the second-highest grade-point average among all Centennial Conference women's swimming teams. Danielle Auckley , Kiki Komlenic , Grant Lewis , Nick McDowell , Emily Meckstroth , Jinq En Phee , Will Schrensky , Amaltdinov, Bals, Brooks, Clarke, House, Thomas, Toetz and Young all have compiled cumulative GPAs of 3.5... [Full Article...]

Prosecutor opposes media efforts to obtain names of Cosby trial jurors

A hearing is scheduled for Tuesday at 3 p.m. McCloskey, who posted photos of his Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, juror's badge on Facebook to authenticate his claim, told WDVE radio that he was "ridiculously sick" when a mistrial was declared after the jury said it was "hopelessly deadlocked" on three counts of aggravated indecent assault. [Full Article...]

Golden Knights give National Hockey League teams Monday trading deadline

There are some pretty good players on the unprotected list , including three-time Stanley Cup winning goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, as well as fellow netminders Roberto Luongo and Peter Mrazek. “Weve got lots of things lined up, but until we see everything, we dont have anything, ” McPhee said . ROLLING THE DICE: Vegas can build a young nucleus with some intriguing possibilities, assuming Co... [Full Article...]

F1 Azerbaijan GP: Kaltenborn to split as Sauber F1 team principal

F1 Azerbaijan GP: Kaltenborn to split as Sauber F1 team principal It has today been rumoured that Team Principal Monisha Kaltenborn has parted company with the Sauber F1 Team. The outfit says that it will announce her successor "shortly", with the team's operations at Baku being overseen by team manager Beat Zehnder and technical director Jorg Zander . [Full Article...]

Dana White 'disrespectful' for timing of Mayweather-McGregor

Dana White 'disrespectful' for timing of Mayweather-McGregor Details of how United Kingdom fight fans can watch the biggest fight in boxing on BoxNation, the Channel of Champions, will be released in due course. I feel very good. Alvarez-Golovkin tickets, ranging from $300 to $5,000, go on sale Thursday, when the fighters arrive in Los Angeles to conclude their press tour. [Full Article...]

OJ Simpson may be released as soon as the 10th of October

OJ Simpson may be released as soon as the 10th of October He is now at a Nevada prison and could be released as soon as the 10th of October. Simpson will be among 673 cons up for parole during month-long meetings. A civil jury later ordered Simpson to pay $33.5 million in damages after finding him liable for wrongful death in the double murder. During the 2013 hearing, he was granted parole on some of the charges stemming from the Las Vegas hotel hol... [Full Article...]

Atlanta Hawks agree to trade Dwight Howard to Charlotte Hornets

Atlanta Hawks agree to trade Dwight Howard to Charlotte Hornets Spears. New general manager and president of basketball operations Travis Schlenk hardly moved into his new Atlanta office before purging the Hawks' payroll of the $47 million still owed to underperforming veteran center Dwight Howard . Plumlee is owed $12.5 million per year for three more seasons. He averaged 13.5 points per game and 12.7 points per game. The eight-time All-Star had a down... [Full Article...]

Kyrgios suffers fresh injury blow ahead of Wimbledon

Kyrgios suffers fresh injury blow ahead of Wimbledon Kyrgios, who received a courtside treatment to his hip, chose to continue the match, but was eventually forced to pull out of the Wimbledon warm-up event after losing his first-set tiebreak 7-3 to his American opponent. But there are worse things in the world than a guy slipping playing tennis. I'm sure it will. "I felt it was painful, and it's not really worth it". [Full Article...]


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