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Author: 0 Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna feeling 'weird,' mentally off

The Royals (36-36) are 10-2 in the past dozen games to reach.500 for the first time since April. At three games back of Cleveland in the division and two games off the pace for the second AL wild card, the Royals can't be thinking of themselves as sellers right now.

Sport Mexico knock out Confed Cup hosts Russia with 2-1 win
Author: 0 Mexico knock out Confed Cup hosts Russia with 2-1 win

With hosts Russian Federation losing against Mexico in Kazan, Portugal progressed as Group A winners, while the All Whites finished bottom following a third straight defeat. Nani then also got on to the scoresheet right at the end, running at the defence before drilling a left-footed drive into the bottom-right corner from just inside the area to wrap things up in style.

Sport Srikanth, Praneeth progress into Australian Open quarters
Author: 0 Srikanth, Praneeth progress into Australian Open quarters

Srikanth, who had suffered a three-game defeat at the hands of Praneeth in the final of the Singapore Open Supreseries, earlier this year, overcame the latter in the quarterfinal, winning the match 25-23, 21-17 in straight games. On the last occasion that the two met, in the Sudirman Cup mixed team event, exactly a month back, Chen Long won with a degree of comfort, by 21-16, 21-17.

Sport Captain (r) Safdar appears before JIT
Author: 0 Captain (r) Safdar appears before JIT

The prime minister said the JIT was revolving around his family business. Shortly after reaching London , while addressing the media, he criticised the Panama's Joint Investigation Team and questioned the creation of such a team. He asked why no one was questioning the people who owned Surrey palaces. The Supreme Court made a decision to begin investigating the Sharif family in November past year after the main political parties failed to agree on a committee to probe the April 2016 ...

Author: 0 Bottas fastest ahead of Raikkonen in final practice in Baku

He now sits behind Michael Schumacher in second place , Schumi has 68 pole wins. The top ten comprised of Hamilton , Verstappen, Raikkonen, Ricciardo, Kvyat, Vettel , Bottas , Ocon, Perez and Massa. "Especially I am now thinking about his lap time here". Bottas was the only auto to get within a second of Hamilton, as the Mercedes showed it is, without doubt, the fastest qualifying vehicle.

Author: 0 Jimmy Butler spurns Cavs, wants Kyle Lowry to join him with Bulls

In addition, there's been murmuring about the potential for LeBron James to leave for another team after the Cavs failed to repeat as NBA Champions this past season. Kyrie Irving and the Cavs lost to the Warriors in the 2017 NBA Finals, 4-1. The Sun-Times report goes on to mention that a team Irving might be interested in playing for is Jimmy Butler's Chicago Bulls .

Sport Cristiano Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million in Spanish tax fraud case
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million in Spanish tax fraud case

Ronaldo, who is in Russian Federation at the Confederations Cup playing for Portugal, has played in Spain for Real Madrid since 2009. Jose Mourinho - one of the most successful managers of the last 20 years - has been accused of defrauding Spanish tax authorities of $3.6 million during his time as Real Madrid boss.

Sport Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify
Author: 0 Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify

Reigning world champions Germany clashed with Latin America's now best football squad from Chile at Kazan Arena on the night of June 22 as part of their group stage match two, which ended with 1-1 draw. It was their first goal in 555 minutes of Confederations Cup football before Raul Jimenez and Oribe Peralta scored second-half goals for Mexico as the Kiwis faded.

Author: 0 Josh Jackson goes No. 4 to Suns

Thursday, ESPN) represents the culmination of more than a year of hard work from Mason in which the former Jayhawk transformed himself from an afterthought as a professional prospect to a unanimous national player of the year and likely selection in the league's 60-player event.

Author: 0 Hamilton says Mercedes can see the goalposts again

The podium interview was exciting too, with Sir Patrick Stewart making an appearance and drinking one of Ricciardo's famous shoeys-that's champagne out of the driver's shoe, if you're not familiar with the practice, and yes it's as disgusting as it sounds.

Sport Milwaukee Bucks: 2017 NBA Draft grades
Author: 0 Milwaukee Bucks: 2017 NBA Draft grades

The 2017 NBA Draft came and went and La Crosse's Bronson Koenig and Onalaska's Matt Thomas were left waiting to hear from an NBA team. Wilson became Beilein's sixth player drafted in the first round in the last five years. "So we know he can be efficient in any role". Like Koenig, he could develop in the National Basketball Association G League, as NY is affiliated with the Westchester Knicks in White Plains, N.Y.

Author: 0 Who's No. 3? National Basketball Association draft intrigue begins after Fultz, Ball

The first player taken who had spent a sophomore year in college was 12th pick Luke Kennard of Duke, taken by Detroit. Both Plum and Fultz are the first No. He averaged 23 points, nearly 6 assists, and nearly 6 boards. Markelle Fultz chats with National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver as Lonzo Ball (L) looks on.

Author: 0 America's Cup racing postponed again due to high winds

Very little separated two evenly matched teams who were locked at 1-1 in the overall series when disaster struck Artemis and virtually handed the Kiwis the match. "We knew we had the power and had to keep chipping away, we saw the opportunity and stole the victory", Outteridge said in televised comments on BT Sport.

Author: 0 Kane's late strike denies Scotland victory at Hampden Park

But there was to be more drama when Gordon punched away Dier's injury-time free-kick and Scotland conceded possession as they tried to counter. "It was like a middleweight fighting a heavyweight". There was a great atmosphere and the way the game panned out, it was a good point. A draw leaves England top of Group F , with Slovenia three points back and Slovakia able to cut the gap to two with victory over Lithuania .

Author: 0 Philadelphia 76ers pick Markelle Fultz first in NBA Draft

Fultz, 19, averaged 23.2 points, 5.9 assists and 5.7 rebounds in his freshman season with the Huskies. He has the size and quickness to help Philadelphia rise out of the National Basketball Association depths they have been mired in for years.

Author: 0 Shaq Lures New York Crowd Into Booing Phil Jackson

Either way, Jackson is in the driver's seat come Thursday night, but not for the reasons he thinks he is. The Cavs aren't the only team at the center of what could be a wild day. If the Knicks acquired that, they could be in position to draft Kansas forward Josh Jackson or Kentucky's De'Aaron Fox. Celtics President Danny Ainge said after making the trade he thought he could get the player he wanted two spots lower.

Sport Santos defends Portugal's Euro 2016 win
Author: 0 Santos defends Portugal's Euro 2016 win

Mexico is now topping Group A with four points and will be looking to get the win to emerge as the leaders of the group. Victory over New Zealand tomorrow will secure a semi-final spot. "I thought it was freaky really , it was like we had elbowed the player the way it was going on", said Hudson. Even though there has been plenty of publicity around the ban, two defiant Mexican fans chose to test FIFA's resolve.

Author: 0 Russian Federation start Confederations Cup with 2-0 win over New Zealand [GALLERY]

With Russia set to host the Confederations Cup starting this weekend and the World Cup next year, he'll be asked often to comment on the lovely game in the coming year. Yet if they had wanted an uncomplicated opener in which to introduce their country to the wider world ahead of next year's World Cup on home soil, the Kiwis offered the flawless opponents.

Author: 0 Mike Fiers wins 4th straight decision as Astros beat A's 5-1

Springer left the game. Springer (hand) came out of Thursday's contest after being struck by a pitch on his left hand, Joe Stiglich of NBC Sports California reports. Louis Cardinals 5-1 Thursday to stop a five-game losing streak. Gonzalez's two-run homer later in the inning was his 13th. Maxwell and 1B/OF Matt Olson were called up from Triple-A Nashville.

Sport Pistons take Duke's Kennard with No. 12 pick
Author: 0 Pistons take Duke's Kennard with No. 12 pick

He was the second Duke player picked in the draft after Jayson Tatum went to Boston at No. 3. Duke has now produced 23 lottery picks under head coach Mike Krzyzewski, the most of any school. Kennard said he's looking forward to playing alongside former Georgia guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, who also likes to shoot the long ball. What Luke Kennard might give up on defense - and Stan Van Gundy pulled no punches in describing the work Kennard has ahead of him at that end to get on the ...

Author: 0 Jelena Ostapenko wins French Open final against Simona Halep

The 20-year-old Ostapenko fought back from 3-0 down in the set and the Latvian wrapped it up with a forehand down the line, her 36th victor of the match. And she would end the tournament with 299 winners-that is more than 42 winners a match. However, she then reeled off four games in a row, before taking the set 6-4 to level the match.

Sport Antonio Conte urges Chelsea to sign Leonardo Bonucci or Virgil van Dijk
Author: 0 Antonio Conte urges Chelsea to sign Leonardo Bonucci or Virgil van Dijk

Liverpool had been rumoured to be close to a deal for Van Dijk several weeks ago, though negotiations eventually collapsed due to Jurgen Klopp and co. "I don't like the way the game has gone in some ways and players can hold clubs to ransom if they want a move and big money offers are coming in, but that is the way of the world now".

Sport Mourinho denies tax fraud during Real Madrid stint
Author: 0 Mourinho denies tax fraud during Real Madrid stint

It is believed that Manchester United are plotting a £183 million (R2.9 billion) move for Ronaldo and Alvaro Morata, which could see goalkeeper David de Gea going the other way. That is why they have filed a case against him. The former Chelsea star reckons Ronaldo needs to sort his differences with Real Madrid chiefs. The four-time Ballon d'Or victor has protested his innocence and threatened to leave Real over the matter.

Sport Ward demands pound-for-pound recognition after Kovalev stoppage
Author: 0 Ward demands pound-for-pound recognition after Kovalev stoppage

Kovalev said afterward that he wants an immediate rematch because the punches were low. The 33-year-old American extended his ideal career record to 32 wins from 32 in an impressive performance, albeit with a controversial ending, at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

Sport Los Angeles Lakers GM compares Lonzo Ball to...Tom Brady?
Author: 0 Los Angeles Lakers GM compares Lonzo Ball to...Tom Brady?

Is there any sneaker at the moment that's more exciting than the Big Baller Brand Z02 , the first signature offering for the soon-to-be-drafted Lonzo Ball? If he can fit it through a moving vehicle with that speed, he'll have no problem finding a teammate through the likes of DeAndre Jordan, Kawhi Leonard and Draymond Green once he gets drafted by the Los Angeles Lak.an National Basketball Association team.

Sport Portugal tries to contain fatal wildfires
Author: 0 Portugal tries to contain fatal wildfires

Questions also remain over how so many people could have died, majority perishing on a single road that locals say should have been sealed off by first responders. Mr Costa called the fire the biggest human tragedy in Portugal in living memory. A public radio station quoted local woman who said she saw a plane downed in a fireball.

Author: 0 NBA draft intrigue: Blazers have 3 picks in 1st round

The 76ers went all out to get their man, trading their third overall pick plus a future first-round pick to the Boston Celtics to secure the Maryland native. The 6-3 Fox has a terrific first step and opencourt speed, making him hard to stop either in transition or off the dribble. Freshmen are projected to be plucked for the first eight to 10 picks, with as many as 20 potentially slated for the first round.

Author: 0 Germany edge Australia at Confederations Cup

While disappointed with the result , a spirited second-half showing gave some cause for optimism heading into their must-win group match against Cameroon - who also lost their opening match, to Chile - when it had for a time looked like all hope might be extinguished.

Sport Warriors' Kerr to pursue more answers for health issues
Author: 0 Warriors' Kerr to pursue more answers for health issues

They have our utmost respect. Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors talks to the fans while they celebrate the Warriors 2017 NBA Championship at The Henry J. Everything Golden State touches, it seems, turns to gold. Local and national party leaders need to ask the right questions, not keep pushing the same old answers, or answers that merely advance their own pre-2016 points of view.