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Author: 0 FIFA Confederations Cup: Mexico come from behind to beat New Zealand

This was his second Man-of-the-Match performance following last Sunday's 2-2 draw with Mexico . Portugal swiftly doubled their lead when Eliseu's risky low cross from the left was forced home by Silva, although there was brief concern for the new Manchester City signing as he landed awkwardly on his ankle.

Sport Ronaldo sets Portugal on way to Confederations Cup semis
Author: 0 Ronaldo sets Portugal on way to Confederations Cup semis

Bernardo Silva doubled Portugal's lead four minutes later when he connected with a pass inside the box and slammed home low into the middle of the net. Bernado Silva scored Portugal's second. Topping the group means Portugal will face the runners-up of Group B in Kazan on Wednesday 28 June. Still, Portugal won that final against France after Ronaldo went off injured, and the 32-year-old forward is at the heart of his team in Russian Federation.

Sport Family affair: Lakers get Lonzo Ball and dad with No. 2 pick
Author: 0 Family affair: Lakers get Lonzo Ball and dad with No. 2 pick

It was the shock heard round the world when the Los Angeles Lakers suddenly made a decision to trade PG D'Angelo Russell to the Brooklyn Nets just before the NBA Draft . "We're going to get ours tomorrow". "For me it's just fun, what I love to do". Moments after it became a reality at the draft in New York , LaVar pulled on a purple-and-gold hat featuring the logo of his Big Baller Brand company - and then vowed Lonzo will lead the Lakers back to the playoffs next season as a ...

Author: 0 State of Origin 2017: Queensland Maroons captain's run

Slater is yet to commit to playing beyond this year given his torturous road back to the top, potentially paving the way for 2017 to be the last Origin series for him, Johnathan Thurston and Storm teammate Cooper Cronk. He is still hoping to play his 300th NRL game in North Queensland's Saturday night clash with Penrith. The series is on the line and no doubt Queensland would love nothing more than to head back to Suncorp in game three 1-1 in JT's last game with 52,000 Queenslanders ...

Sport Former West Ham and Madrid defender Arbeloa announces retirement
Author: 0 Former West Ham and Madrid defender Arbeloa announces retirement

Arbeloa made over 100 appearances for Real Madrid while also almost making 100 appearances for Liverpool from 2006 to 2009. On the worldwide stage, Arbeloa was part of the all-conquering Spain set-up that won back-to-back European Championships in 2008 and 2012 and the 2010 World Cup.

Author: 0 It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners

After going a combined 75-253 over the past four seasons, the Sixers are exploding with excitement about the future after trading up to acquire the top pick to take Fultz . The Celtics wanted to see Jackson workout during the process however, something that never came to pass. Ainge was asked about the Kansas forward, and admitted that he was mad about how things went down, specifically when Jackson's camp cancelled on the Celtics after they flew across country to meet him.

Author: 0 NBA draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN

Sure, the Wolves had to part with the No. 7 overall selection (Lauri Markkanen), Kris Dunn and Zach LaVine, but Butler should help make this team a playoff contender in their crowded conference. The jury is still out on the third, Ben Simmons , who was the top selection a year ago. "I'm pretty good", Fultz wrote. Simmons injured a foot in training camp and never played while the Sixers improved their win total by 18 games to 28.

Sport Zach Collins staying in Pacific Northwest, selected by Portland in NBA Draft
Author: 0 Zach Collins staying in Pacific Northwest, selected by Portland in NBA Draft

Along with their own 15th pick , they have Memphis' 20th pick and Cleveland's 26th selection, acquiring both through past trades. On behalf of Portland, the Kings selected former Gonzaga Bulldogs center Zach Collins . Collins is a 3-point threat and a shot blocker who can stretch the floor. Purdue sophomore forward Caleb Swanigan, who spent many of his formative years in Salt Lake City, is off to the National Basketball Association.

Sport Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho face tax fraud claims
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho face tax fraud claims

They also circulated a copy of a tax document dated July 3, 2015, which covers the period in question. Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has been summoned to appear before a Spanish judge in July for tax fraud in Spain , and soccer coach Jose Mourinho may be next.

Author: 0 Islanders Trade Travis Hamonic To Flames For Multiple NHL Draft Picks

We have acquired Travis Hamonic & a 4th rd pick in '19 or '20 from NYI for a '18 1st rd pick, '18 2nd rd pick & 2nd rd pick in '19 or '20! "Young team but a good team". We think he fits in real good with our team. The Calgary Flames already had a solid top end of its defense corps. Hamonic declined to comment Tuesday when asked about the trade speculation, but repeatedly said he was "excited" Saturday.

Sport Cilic through to final at Queen's
Author: 0 Cilic through to final at Queen's

The Spaniard avenged a 2014 final loss to Grigor Dimitorv by turning the tables on the Bulgarian with a 7-5, 3-6, 6-2 victory. In the victory, Cilic won 91 percent of his first serve points and 58 percent of his second serve points. Cilic won his only previous meeting with Luxembourg's Muller , who claimed his first career title at age 33 in Sydney last January. Cilic then went on to play his doubles semi-final with Marcin Matkowski against Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares , which ...

Sport Srikanth vows to play his best in Australian Open final
Author: 0 Srikanth vows to play his best in Australian Open final

The World No.11 made the task at hand look really easy as he needed just 37 minutes to move into the summit clash, defeating Shi 21-10, 21-14 at the Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre. Most times it was close. Srikanth and Shi engaged in long rallies with both the shuttlers staying away from the net early on. But Srikanth came out of the trap in a brilliant fashion and stretched his lead to 11-8 at the break.

Author: 0 Sixers make Fultz top pick, Lakers snag Ball second

The first player taken who had spent a sophomore year in college was 12th pick Luke Kennard of Duke, taken by Detroit. Leading his Bruins to an Sweet 16 appearance, Lonzo averaged 14.6 points and 7.0 assists a game. As Lonzo walked on stage to meet Commissioner Adam Silver and put on a purple Lakers hat, LaVar put on a gold and purple Big Baller Brand hat, the company he has started.

Sport Pakistan through to the Champions Trophy Finals
Author: 0 Pakistan through to the Champions Trophy Finals

It would have been correct to say both Jason Roy and Alex Hales were capable of strong innings but, as a partnership, they had not put on 50 for the first wicket for a year, since they had scored unbeaten centuries against Sri Lanka in a world record stand.

Sport Indian eves post 281 against England
Author: 0 Indian eves post 281 against England

India won their first ODI against England in last five years. "While there is money in the grass root level, I agree that first class women's cricket needs more money". Mithali hit 71 before being dismissed off the last ball. "They are more than capable of winning this tournament". Wilson ended up being the bright light for England as she made her way to 81, which included her putting 62 on for the sixth wicket with Brunt.

Sport Nevada senator announces opposition to health care bill
Author: 0 Nevada senator announces opposition to health care bill

The study found that one fewer death occurs each year for every 830 people who gain health insurance. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., has said he's willing to alter the measure to attract support, and next week promises plenty of back-room bargaining as he tries pushing a final package through his chamber.

Author: 0 Federer cruises past Mayer into Halle Open semis

He will now face rising talent Karen Khachanov in the semi-finals. Top seed and eight-time champion Roger Federer defeated Karen Khachanov 6-4, 7-6 (5) on Saturday to advance to the final of the Gerry Weber Open for the 11th time.

Author: 0 Prem rules complicate Sanchez and Ozil deals

The new kit, a darker shade of red than last season's offering, will go on sale on Monday 3 July, ahead of the club's first pre-season fixture against Sydney FC in Australia. Alexis Sanchez has been targeted by Bayern Munich this summer. This is the fourth season of Puma shirts for Arsenal . Does this mean Sanchez is leaving?? - Connor Butler (@c0nzo_) June 21, 2017Welbeck 7? However, there are growing reports that Arsenal could include some slightly more controversial away kits, ...

Sport Start of Confed Cup is great holiday for Russia: Sports minister
Author: 0 Start of Confed Cup is great holiday for Russia: Sports minister

Pizzi says the Chile staff is "optimistic from the images we've seen, but we understand and know that the player still feels pain, and that's why we'll wait until tomorrow to decide if he plays". "But Russia's authorities have worked out a comprehensive security concept that will act during the major football tournaments here to avoid any chance of the repetition of such kind of events".

Sport Lampard: Tying down Conte would be Chelsea's most important signing of summer
Author: 0 Lampard: Tying down Conte would be Chelsea's most important signing of summer

Atletico are now banned from registering any new players until January as a punishment for illegal transfer activity, but they are technically allowed to sign new players, like Barcelona did with Arda Turan. He is not expected to be given a place in the first team, and would only be with the club during training. The Independent: Spurs want £45m from Manchester City for Kyle Walker.

Author: 0 This transfer to EPL rival will infuriate Arsenal fans

Speaking before the two players face off against each other at the Confederations Cup, Mustafi heaped praise on his Arsenal team-mate. The shirt is, of course, red with white sleeves, and features a red and white collar which adds a "smart but functional element", according to the club's official website.

Author: 0 Angel di Maria settles Spanish tax case and pays 2m euros fine

The four-time World Player of The Tear, who said last week his "conscience is clear", is threatening to leave Real Madrid over the affair. Mourinho joined Real Madrid football club in March 2010, transferring his residence for tax purposes to the Spanish capital after a spell as manager at Inter Milan.

Sport Petra Kvitova reaches first final since knife attack
Author: 0 Petra Kvitova reaches first final since knife attack

The tournament's other Grand Slam victor, former French Open champion Garbine Muguruza , plays unseeded Australian Ashleigh Barty in the second semifinal. Australia's Ash Barty booked her place in her first ever grass court final with an impressive three set win over No. 6 seed Garbine Muguruza . Petra Kvitova and Ashleigh Barty meet in the final of the 2017 Aegon Classic.

Author: 0 Germany take on Chile at Confed Cup

Sanchez claimed his 38th worldwide goal in the seventh minute to eclipse the record set by Marcelo Salas , reaching the milestone on his 112th cap. Indeed, Chile could have doubled their lead shortly afterwards when Eduardo Vargas unleashed a powerful long-range effort which crashed off the underside of the bar in the 19th minute.

Sport Confed Cup hosts Russia face decisive match against Mexico
Author: 0 Confed Cup hosts Russia face decisive match against Mexico

Russian Federation has three points and New Zealand zero. "For us it was very important to get three points against New Zealand and now against the hosts we feel that we have a great chance". Wood's superb strike was New Zealand's first goal in four matches and only the third time they have scored at a Confederations Cup in four campaigns.

Author: 0 Magic sees Lonzo as 1 piece in Lakers' grand rebuilding plan

But after a short lifetime spent preparing for this moment, Ball already knows exactly what's expected from a superstar on his favorite team. "I'm not insane. But Magic and Pelinka believe they will succeed where Buss and Kupchak failed, thanks to what they see as an intriguing young core headlined by Ball and wing Brandon Ingram, last season's No.

Sport It's on: Mayweather to fight UFC star McGregor Aug. 26
Author: 0 It's on: Mayweather to fight UFC star McGregor Aug. 26

Rival Mayweather McGregor in the UFC has spent 24 fights and won 21. The boxing format heavily favors the undefeated Mayweather (49-0, 26 KOs) who many consider to be the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world. Given McGregor's non-existent boxing experience and Mayweather's reputation as one of the finest fighters in history, many observers are already predicting a mis-match.

Author: 0 India into semi-finals

Even though the "Super Sunday" turned into a "Sleepy Sunday" because of India's dominance over South Africa , the fans nonetheless had an wonderful time at the Oval. I don't think it was just today. "I wouldn't like to blame guys". He couldn't rally the tail, and the innings finished, appropriately, on a run out. South Africa then pressed the self-destruct button with two run-outs in quick succession.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo Due in Court on July 31 For Tax Evasion Case

Mourinho left Real Madrid in 2013 to manage English club Chelsea for a second spell before signing with United in 2016. However club President Florentino Perez disclosed that no offers had been received by Real to tempt Ronaldo away and the club was determined to keep him.

Author: 0 Mexico look to book place in Confederations Cup semifinals against Russian Federation

Anthony Hudson's men have nothing to play for, so he may very well decide to give some fringe players an opportunity to impress. "They will have weaknesses so we will have confidence going into that game". Ronaldo might not be the only leading light New Zealand are facing in the coming months. Today, the entire team met and discussed how we will play against the New Zealanders.