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Author: 0 Mexico Eliminates Host Russia From Confederations Cup

As for Portugal , their quest for a second trophy in two years continues with a semi-final on Wednesday. At 2-0 down we could quite easily have tried to keep it respectable, tried to keep the scoreline down. And Mexico went on to take the lead in even more freakish circumstances early in the second half, with Akinfeev completely misjudging a long ball and presenting Hirving Lozano with a simple headed finish.

Author: 0 Two-try Lions in front in Wellington — HALF TIME

Lions second rows Courtney Lawes and Iain Henderson both stood out in Wellington, with Lawes' withdrawal shortly after the 50-minute mark pointing to his inclusion in the Test match 23 for the second Test against the All Blacks. Tactically, against the All Blacks the Lions showed how they can use the skills of the back three with O'Brien's try , the direct and intelligent running cutting up the New Zealand defence, and it will be by playing directly that the Lions stand the best chance ...

Author: 0 Cavs A 'Leading Contender' For Carmelo Anthony If Knicks Buy Him Out

Some users criticized Carmelo for having posted the picture of La La. There had been reports of unfaithfulness by Carmelo which allegedly led to the pregnancy of an unnamed woman. In a statement in April , Jackson made it clear that the team wants to move on without Carmelo . For the third time, Jackson beat the drum that Anthony needs to go on the eve of the draft, saying, "We've expressed the fact that we've done a lot of things to put teams together that can win and we haven't ...

Sport John McEnroe refuses to apologize for Serena Williams comments
Author: 0 John McEnroe refuses to apologize for Serena Williams comments

When asked why it was necessary for him to say that about Williams during his NPR interview, McEnroe said, "She's the greatest female player that ever lived, then the lady said to me, I don't remember which one, but she said, "why did you say woman, why don't you just say the greatest, you know, tennis player that ever lived" and so then I felt the need, however unfortunately probably, to defend myself".

Sport Markelle Fultz Is Excited About Philly Because Of Its Chicken Sandwiches
Author: 0 Markelle Fultz Is Excited About Philly Because Of Its Chicken Sandwiches

As the lights are turned off at the Barclays Center and the 2017 NBA Draft comes to a close , what players have a greater chance to underperform the expectation of their draft slot and provide a poor return for their teams? If they can stay healthy, then the East might have a new powerhouse in a few seasons.

Sport Kvitova reaches 1st final since attack
Author: 0 Kvitova reaches 1st final since attack

Organisers of the Aegon International confirmed Kvitova's withdrawal on Monday, a week before the start of Wimbledon . Despite the loss, Barty will achieve a career-high world ranking of 54 after reaching the final. Her last final on grass was her triumph at Wimbledon three years ago against Eugenie Bouchard and while her talk on arrival at Edgbaston was purely about her delight to be playing again, she clearly has bigger goals now.

Sport Liverpool Have Made An Approach For £25m Rated Premier League Star
Author: 0 Liverpool Have Made An Approach For £25m Rated Premier League Star

The newspaper says Arsenal remain confident the midfielder will sign an extension but negotiations have slowed as Oxlade-Chamberlain wants assurances from Wenger that he'll be a key part of his team. In addition to that, it is hard to see where the 23-year-old would fit in at either club. Yet, James Pearce indicates "no approach is imminent with other targets now viewed as being greater priorities".

Author: 0 Federer demolishes Zverev to win ninth Halle title

Zverev has played six sets hi last two matches and has shown consistently this tournament he's capable of taking his game to another level when needed. "I thought I was very calm out there, even in hard moments", said Federer , who only returned to action last week in Stuttgart after a two-month break.

Sport Dani Alves rejected €2m more from Chelsea to choose Manchester City
Author: 0 Dani Alves rejected €2m more from Chelsea to choose Manchester City

England star Walker is keen to move - even though the two clubs remain apart in their valuation, with Spurs wanting £50million. Goal's Brazilian outlet has revealed, however, that Alves opted to turn down a £6.15m-a-season deal from Premier League champions Chelsea to shake hands on a £4.4m-a-season contract with the Citizens - proof that the Brazil global was extremely keen to link up with Guardiola once again.

Author: 0 Kevin Harvick wins at Sonoma for 1st victory of season

The road course mania that has swept NASCAR will see more ahead this season when Cup heads to Watkins Glen not to mention XFINITY Series and Truck Series races at Mid-Ohio, Road America and Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. The vehicle was really fast, but she got beat up. When Kasey Kahne went into the fence with just over two laps to go, it looked like that late caution might happen.

Author: 0 Stunning Origin loss for Blues

NSW had appeared all over Queensland for most of the contest, but in the blink of an eye, the Maroons pounced to snatch a memorable win. "What they did in the second game they should have done in the first game", he said. Cordner says the Blues have replicated their game-one preparation, focussing on themselves despite the Maroons' addition of Slater and Thurston. "We want to win, that's what it's about".

Sport ICC Women's WC: Aussies, Windies prepare to start campaigns
Author: 0 ICC Women's WC: Aussies, Windies prepare to start campaigns

Beth Mooney was the first wicket lost by the Australians, but not before she'd scored 70 runs and her team were over 170 runs, within reaching distance of the total while Nicole Bolton finished unbeaten with a stunning 107 from 116 balls. Kristen Beams and Jess Jonassen also chipped in with two scalps apiece and two wickets fell to run outs. "Generally the scores here in county cricket have been quite good and the ball has come on well to the bat on the practice wickets", she said.

Sport Everton agree £7m deal to sign Henry Onyekuru from Belgian side Eupen
Author: 0 Everton agree £7m deal to sign Henry Onyekuru from Belgian side Eupen

Arsenal and West Ham were reported to be interested in the striker but Everton have moved quickly to tie up a deal for Onyekuru, who reportedly had a medical at the club's Finch Farm training complex on Monday. There has certainly been no delay in Ronald Koeman bringing in fresh faces to his Everton squad this summer, with the Toffees chief already adding Jordan Pickford, Davy Klaasen, Nathangelo Markelo and now Onyekuru in the early part on the transfer window.

Author: 0 LSU confident they can bounce back against Florida

For a coach who will face elimination for the fourth time in this year's College World Series , LSU's Paul Mainieri was feeling pretty good. Moving up a base was huge because the next Gator - third baseman Jonathan India - bounced a ground-rule double over the fence in center to score both for a 3-0 lead.

Sport Federer thrashes Zverev to win ninth Halle title
Author: 0 Federer thrashes Zverev to win ninth Halle title

Federer did lose a match on the grass courts to Tommy Haas this season, but was in scorching form all week at Halle Westfallen, defeating the Rome Masters champion Zverev in straight sets 6-1, 6-3. The home crowd tried their best to get behind the world number 12 Zverev, and even though he got on the board in game five, Federer broke again to wrap up the opening set in just 23 minutes .

Sport Tebow or the fight might not be great, but so what?
Author: 0 Tebow or the fight might not be great, but so what?

Conor McGregor fight is seemingly growing. "I think McGregor will do him in one round", Fury told iFL TV . "I think we can get there". "It would be good for boxing if McGregor chinned him", Fury said. Jack Catterall, a super-lightweight boxer who worked out with Mayweather before his bout with Pacquiao, claimed McGregor is under skilled and will lose to Mayweather.

Author: 0 Confederations Cup: Germany braced for Socceroos counterattacks in Sochi opener

There was to be no equaliser, and Postecoglou was especially disappointed about the way his side started the game. "First half they were just too good for us". Germany may be favourites on paper but Low has named an unexperienced squad and they have never actually won the tournament before. He could have held on to that ball but he's a good goalkeeper, no doubt about it.

Sport Brady named NFL's top player in Top 100 poll
Author: 0 Brady named NFL's top player in Top 100 poll

He was previously honored with the title in 2011 and has never been ranked outside the top five. Brady finished first or second in nearly every major passing category last season, then engineered one of the greatest comebacks in the history of sports to lead the Patriots over the Atlanta Falcons in the Super Bowl .

Sport 8 players the Devils could lose to Las Vegas in Expansion Draft
Author: 0 8 players the Devils could lose to Las Vegas in Expansion Draft

David Backes, Patrice Bergeron, David Krejci, Brad Marchand, Zdeno Chara, Torey Krug, Kevan Miller, Riley Nash, Ryan Spooner, David Pastrnak and Tuukka Rask were all protected by GM Don Sweeney from being snatched up by the Vegas Golden Knights in Wednesday's draft.

Author: 0 Edmonton's McDavid named MVP as Vegas Knights take shape

During the 2017 NHL Awards it was revealed that Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid would be claiming the cover this year, which many hockey fans will agree is an appropriate choice for the spot. Bergeron, who has been the very picture of a two-way pivot over the course of his career, captured his fourth Selke, making him one of only two players in league history to capture the award four times.

Sport Kevin Durant roasts the 76ers' FEDS nickname: They've played no games together
Author: 0 Kevin Durant roasts the 76ers' FEDS nickname: They've played no games together

And after setting the world on fire for much of January, Embiid suffered a tear to his left meniscus late in the month, which he eventually had surgery on in March. "And trying to identify veterans that have the ability to nurture and help those three, especially, is one of the main priorities". At the very least, the Sixers grabbed the Warriors' attention.

Sport Steph Curry may skip White House visit
Author: 0 Steph Curry may skip White House visit

The possibility of the team skipping the White House visit in the event of winning the National Basketball Association title has been speculated online for months, given the criticism of President Donald Trump from Curry and Warriors coach Steve Kerr .

Sport Durant joins Jordan and Shaq for a slice of NBA Finals history
Author: 0 Durant joins Jordan and Shaq for a slice of NBA Finals history

The victory also served as a validation for the city of Oakland itself, which will lose both the Warriors and the Oakland Raiders football team in the next few years. The Warriors enjoying their championship win, June 12. So they did a good job of - a great job, their front office and their players - by doing that recruiting, the things that they did in the summertime, and obviously it paid dividends.

Sport Son of former Atlanta Braves player on life support
Author: 0 Son of former Atlanta Braves player on life support

According to his sister, Lockhart was placed on life support Friday to keep his movements to a minimum and prevent further bleeding. But the surgery was postponed until Tuesday morning as doctors backed off medications and wanted to give his body time to adapt.

Author: 0 Ronaldo confident ahead of Confederations Cup semifinals

New Zealand nearly pulled a goal back just before the hour when Tom Doyle flashed a sensational ball into the six-yard box for Chris Wood, but Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio blocked it on the line. Less than three minutes after that, Mexican striker Hirving Lozano rushed out into the goal zone one on one with Russia's goaltender Akinfeev and scored a header to bring up the advantage of his team over the hosts to 2-1.

Sport Danny Green Selected to NBA's All-Defensive Second Team
Author: 0 Danny Green Selected to NBA's All-Defensive Second Team

However, With yet another 60+ when season under his belt, it made sense that Green was seen as the key by voters for the Golden State defensive attack. Green led the league with two steals per game and recorded 1.4 blocks per game, as well. It is the second time Beverley has been named to an All-Defensive Team, having earned Second Team distinction in 2013-14.

Author: 0 Chile into semis after draw with profligate Australia

Vargas reacted quickest to obtain the knock down to half-time sub Martin Rodriguez , who scored his first worldwide goal with a sharp surface that soothed Chilean nerves. His form has seen him linked to Premier League clubs, but he has been on the radar of Tottenham for a couple of years with The Mirror reporting in 2015 they were trying to sign him .

Sport Cavs owner, Billups meet about front-office job
Author: 0 Cavs owner, Billups meet about front-office job

Smith, Iman Shumpert, Deron Williams and Kyle Korver. Sources: Cleveland owner Dan Gilbert is targeting Chauncey Billups to become Cavs' top basketball executive. Gilbert said the decision for Griffin not to return was mutual. The man responsible for executing the moves that built a championship contender has been general manager David Griffin .

Sport Oilers GM says Eberle trade tied to Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl
Author: 0 Oilers GM says Eberle trade tied to Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl

But he had just two assists in 13 playoff games this spring. Given that he has a $6 million annual cap hit for another two seasons, that offensive decline was problematic. Leon Draisaitl is due for a huge raise when his entry-level contract finishes July 1. "If and when we sign Kris, we'll continue to be in that very comfortable position", said Chiarelli, shortly after landing in Chicago for the draft following the NHL awards in Las Vegas, where McDavid collected league MVP along with the ...