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Author: 0 Mayweather resumed her career for the sake of the fight with McGregor

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.

Sport Boston Celtics NBA draft picks: 2017 round-by-round results, grades
Author: 0 Boston Celtics NBA draft picks: 2017 round-by-round results, grades

Maybe the Ford report was wrong and the Celtics had their eyes on Tatum the whole time, but nonetheless these Jackson rumors are troubling. A year from now, he might be a key piece in the "new" Boston Celtics . They had their highest pick going into the draft since 1998, when they ended up with Dirk Nowitzki , who is preparing for his 20th season. I was all for it.

Sport Claudio Ranieri returns to football after Nantes given green light
Author: 0 Claudio Ranieri returns to football after Nantes given green light

Nantes enjoyed a solid finish to the 2016-17 Ligue 1 season under the management of former Portugal winger Sergio Conceicao, who took them to 7th place before becoming manager of FC Porto in his homeland. But he was sacked in February with the club battling to avoid relegation from the top flight. He has an offer on the table from Ligue 1 club Nantes , but is interested in a return to England.

Sport Boston Celtics Make Trade Of No.1 Pick Official, Ainge Excited
Author: 0 Boston Celtics Make Trade Of No.1 Pick Official, Ainge Excited

Using that ammunition to bring in George - who averaged a career-high 23.7 points-per-game on 46-percent shooting last season, and is considered a superstar talent by numerous top National Basketball Association minds - makes too much sense for the Celtics not to pull the trigger if they want to try and legitimately compete with the Cavaliers in a depleted Eastern Conference.

Sport Murray to warm up for Wimbledon at Hurlingham event
Author: 0 Murray to warm up for Wimbledon at Hurlingham event

Boris Becker has backed Roger Federer to continue his rich vein of form and go on to win 20 men's singles Grand Slam titles before he calls time on his career. I'm looking forward to Wimbledon , but still keeping my feet on the ground and working day by day and just focusing on my game to keep it steady and keep it consistent.

Sport Jose Mourinho pays tribute after the death of his father
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho pays tribute after the death of his father

Vitoria Setubal confirmed in a statement that Felix Mourinho had died in Portugal and will be buried in the City of Setubal, 25 miles south of Lisbon, on Tuesday. After hanging up his gloves, Mourinho Felix became a coach with a number of Portuguese clubs including Uniao Leiria, Amora, Rio Ave, Belenenses and Vitoria.

Author: 0 SpaceX set to launch satellites from California air base

Due to an error, the video from the drone ship cut out shortly before the landing , but was restored several seconds later, showing the stage upright, but leaning slightly, having landed slightly off-center. The Iridium NEXT program also will bring an end to so-called "Iridium flares", which space enthusiasts have observed for years. The McLean, Va., company has a contract with SpaceX for six more launches over the next 12 months to complete the constellation.

Author: 0 Twitter emojis of captains for Women's World Cup

Victorious in 2000, New Zealand finished second the last time they played in the competition in England , while the experienced side also has an ace up its sleeve in 16-year-old leg-spinner Amelia Kerr. But predecessor Charlotte Edwards, who retired from worldwide duty previous year, said: "I don't believe for one minute that England feel like getting to the semi-finals will be a success".

Sport Saief, Dwyer, Rolda and Rowe among US Gold Cup newcomers
Author: 0 Saief, Dwyer, Rolda and Rowe among US Gold Cup newcomers

He's recently established himself as a key contributor in World Cup qualifying teams, and will likely be counted on to be a leader in midfield for this squad, despite being just 21 years old. "But also for myself, I want to try to produce each and every single day because I'm trying to get back into the national team and trying to be a regular on this team".

Sport Penguins defeat Predators, defend Stanley Cup title
Author: 0 Penguins defeat Predators, defend Stanley Cup title

The Pittsburgh Penguins captured their second Stanley Cup in as many seasons after a Game 6, 2-0 defeat of the Nashville Predators Sunday night. The Penguins will be the last team placed on the bottom ring of the Cup, according to The Hockey News , which means in 2018, a new ring will be added to the cup.

Sport Federer beats Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 for 9th Halle title
Author: 0 Federer beats Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 for 9th Halle title

Gasquet will play his first Halle semi-final since 2013 against either German fourth seed Alexander Zverev or Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut . Federer's record on grass however is unmatched by anyone, having won Wimbledon a record-equaling seven times.

Sport 76ers focused on extending Joel Embiid
Author: 0 76ers focused on extending Joel Embiid

It was Jones who sent an undersized Fultz to the Stags' junior varsity squad during his sophomore year, a move that lit the fire of competitiveness in the future No. "You realize he's got the chip, but he doesn't go out of his way to show it", Colangelo said. "Proud of you", Jones said as Fultz returned a smile.

Sport Vegas Golden Knights Expansion Draft Picks 21-30 Plus Trades
Author: 0 Vegas Golden Knights Expansion Draft Picks 21-30 Plus Trades

Matthews - who could have just as easily played baseball growing up if he hadn't become a hockey fan - is about the best example of that. And so the best hope to build a solid, competitive team is to stockpile as many assets with as much upside as possible and hope that some pay off.

Sport Chelsea first opponents for Spurs at new 'home' Wembley
Author: 0 Chelsea first opponents for Spurs at new 'home' Wembley

Of the other standout fixtures for Antonio Conte's side, Chelsea play Arsenal on September 16, host City on September 30 before United visit Stamford Bridge on November 4. Tottenham travel to newly promoted Newcastle United on August 13, a somewhat unnerving proposition for opening day. In their first top flight game since 1972, 45 long years, fairytale Championship playoff winners Huddersfield Town head south to London to play Crystal Palace .

Author: 0 European champion Portugal is not only about Ronaldo

The type of challenge that made Pepe's reputation was exactly what he curbed when being central to Portugal's 2016 European Championship title. Portugal and Mexico have booked their places in the semifinal stage of the ongoing FIFA Confederation Cup taking place in Russian Federation.

Sport Warriors Kevin Durant gets sweet revenge with cupcake hat
Author: 0 Warriors Kevin Durant gets sweet revenge with cupcake hat

Two weeks after winning the National Basketball Association championship with the Warriors, it appears the Kevin Durant Redemption Tour is still in full effect. If winning a championship wasn't good enough, Durant showcased his own kind of cupcake on a hat he was wearing to Javale McGee's annual celebrity softball game on Saturday.

Sport Former Packers RB Ahman Green jailed on child abuse claim
Author: 0 Former Packers RB Ahman Green jailed on child abuse claim

According to the complaint, Ahman's daughter says the 2 had been arguing all day long about chores - she did not want to wash the dishes - and tension mounted between her and Ahman. Court records don't list a defense attorney. A representative of Lammi Sports Management , which represents Green, declined to comment. He rushed for more than 1,000 yards six times for the Packers and made four Pro Bowls.

Author: 0 Sana Mir ready for Women's World Cup challenge

The opening match at Bristol Country Ground will be between the New Zealand Women team and the Sri Lankan Women team. International Cricket Council ( ICC ) chief executive David Richardson said earlier this week, "I know that it's easier to be more competitive in the T20 format than it is in the 50-over one, but I think this tournament will show the talent that is available out there".

Author: 0 Saints' Fairley ruled out for 2017 because of heart symptoms

Fairley's heart issue was a cause for concern before he was drafted in 2011. Per Adam Schefter , Fairley's football career could be over. The former Auburn standout has missed Saints OTA's this spring and summer while undergoing testing and visiting a cardiologist .

Sport McGregor takes the piss out of Mayweather after fight confirmation
Author: 0 McGregor takes the piss out of Mayweather after fight confirmation

The 40-year-old Mayweather announced the fight on his Instagram account with a graphic saying " IT'S OFFICIAL! " showing pictures of both fighters and listing Las Vegas as the location. " Floyd Mayweather surrounds himself with smart people and we got the deal done". "The impossible deal is now done". Though Las Vegas oddsmakers have made Mayweather a heavy 10-1 favorite, the thought of the fight has excited many in the MMA world.

Sport Warriors, Durant storm to finals win
Author: 0 Warriors, Durant storm to finals win

But as Draymond Green said earlier in the Finals: the Warriors didn't need Durant for the regular season. Kevin Durant shines as NBA Finals MVP. Here are the winners and losers from the 2016-17 NBA Finals . The Warriors won in 2015 before the Cavs made their historic comeback previous year.

Author: 0 Selanne heads Hockey Hall of Fame selections

He allegedly grew to be "despised" by players during the latest round of CBA negotiations, and even got a few more licks in against the players with some interviews and pressers when the lockout ended. Kariya repeated as Lady Byng victor the following year when he scored 44 goals and posted 55 assists. Also getting the call were Paul Kariya , Dave Andreychuk , Mark Recchi and Danielle Goyette , who becomes the fifth woman inducted into the hockey shrine.

Sport Koepka wins first major after pulling away at US Open
Author: 0 Koepka wins first major after pulling away at US Open

Despite his final four-round score of nine over-par, Sunday's final round was not without at least one memorable moment for Hadwin, who was the lone Canadian to make the cut after Friday's second round. He did it. Now, his journey includes a victory in Wisconsin - in the U.S. Open, no less. Koepka, a member of last year's victorious USA Ryder Cup team last year, came to golf by accident - literally.

Author: 0 Tigers release struggling reliever Francisco Rodriguez

He was as gracious and as professional as I would have expected.”. He has seven saves on the season. He is a positive influence.”. The Tigers remain responsible for the remainder of that salary. Now a 35-year-old hurler, Rodriguez is looking to suit up for his sixth major league club after originally breaking into the highest level back in 2002 as a member of the Los Angeles Angels .

Sport Sammy outlines why stars don't play for West Indies
Author: 0 Sammy outlines why stars don't play for West Indies

Take out India's 20-7 win-loss record since the start of their home season past year, and you have a team on very shaky ground. Ajinkya Rahane is likely to take Rohit's opening spot, and Umesh Yadav could be brought in for Bumrah. India second that was planned as five ODI cricket matches. He will start for sure with Shikhar Dhawan (in West Indies series). Fortunately for the spectators at the Queen's Park Oval , only 7 overs a side were lost to rain which held up the start of ...

Author: 0 Cavs, Nuggets, Pacers talking three-team trade — Paul George trade

Stay tuned for the latest rumblings on a potential Paul George to Lakers trade, Lakers trade news and updates from the National Basketball Association offseason. We're keeping everything on the board". According to ESPN's Marc Stein and Chris Haynes , the Cleveland Cavaliers are pursuing Indiana Pacers star Paul George .

Sport Champions Trophy 2017: India thrash South Africa to reach semi-final
Author: 0 Champions Trophy 2017: India thrash South Africa to reach semi-final

Kohli's side avoided the embarrassment of an early exit as they survived a do or die showdown to advance from Group B in style. "This is probably our best game we played so far, the most complete performance", Kohli said after the match. AB de Villiers will captain South Africa in their three-match Twenty20 series against England , team officials announced on Tuesday. AB de Villiers' men seemed on course for a substantial score while Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla were compiling their ...

Sport Malan leads England to series win over South Africa
Author: 0 Malan leads England to series win over South Africa

South Africa defeated England in the second T-20 to level the three-match series at 1-1. But from 166 for three, England lost their next five wickets for 14 runs. Malan targeted South Africa's seamers, striking 12 fours and two sixes in a 44-ball knock as England posted 181-8. Leg-spinner Mason Crane , still just 20 years of age, showed bags of character, and a fair bit of skill.