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Venus Williams at fault in fatal car crash, according to police Venus Williams at fault in fatal car crash, according to police
- July 04, 2017

She initially responded and said: "There are really no words to describe, like, how devastating. I'm completely speechless", as she appeared to be holding back tears in the tournament's media room. Civil court documents filed last week claim Williams was " driving carelessly and recklessly " which "led to the catastrophic injuries and death of Jerome Barson ". (more...)
Novak Djokovic is coming to boil for Wimbledon Novak Djokovic is coming to boil for Wimbledon
- July 03, 2017

But the top seed, who is yet to drop a set in Eastbourne , is one more win away from his first grass-court title since winning Wimbledon in 2015. That's the question for Novak Djokovic , who eased past a watered-down field during a rainy week in Eastbourne to win his first title since January, and his first ever title on grass outside of his three Wimbledons. (more...)
Gordon Hayward is set to meet with three teams Gordon Hayward is set to meet with three teams
- July 02, 2017

Will something similar to that happen this year, or at least, will one contender gain a really good chance of being able to play Golden State or Cleveland on more equal terms? This past season saw him average a career-best 21.9 points to go with 5.4 rebounds and 3.5 assists. (more...)
Andy Murray withdraws from Hurlingham Club exhibition ahead of Wimbledon
- July 02, 2017

The match will be played on Centre Court. Nevertheless, two showdowns on grass, only one of which can be deemed competitive, is not the prelude Murray will have hoped for as he bids for a third Wimbledon title and fourth grand slam in total. (more...)
Jazz trade for Timberwolves PG Ricky Rubio Jazz trade for Timberwolves PG Ricky Rubio
- July 02, 2017

If the protections on the pick are unchanged, it will be lottery-protected in 2018. In an attempt to appease Gordon Hayward ahead of free agency, Utah made a move for a staring lead guard. On the eve of National Basketball Association free agency, National Basketball Association fans across the country and here in Minnesota have seen a insane start to the National Basketball Association offseason. (more...)
George Lucas museum gets nod George Lucas museum gets nod
- July 01, 2017

Lucas and his wife Mellody Hobson were present at City Hall for Tuesday's vote with the council and L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti . Costing around $1 billion, construction is set to begin sometime early next year. (Courtesy MAD Architects ) The museum will occupy the site of a current parking lot and will contain a theatre and exhibition spaces along its ground floors. (more...)
76ers Reactions To Malcolm Brogdon Winning Rookie Of The Year 76ers Reactions To Malcolm Brogdon Winning Rookie Of The Year
- July 01, 2017

Brogdon is the first non-first round pick to win rookie of the year in 60 years. Embiid and Saric are leading candidates for honor, in addition to Brogdon. I am obviously biased since Embiid played for Bill Self. Antetokounmpo averaged almost 6 points, 1 rebound and 1 assist more per game than the 2015 season. (more...)
Man City closing in on Dani Alves as he rescinds Juve contract Man City closing in on Dani Alves as he rescinds Juve contract
- June 30, 2017

Alves, thanked the teammates and Juvuetas fans for their support to leave Juventus on an Instagram post. Alves also turned down an offer of an extra year at Juve when he made the call to move to Manchester. As you know, I always try to say what I think and what I feel - I feel I must say thanks to Mr (chief executive Beppe) Marotta for the opportunity I gave you to have a great professional and someone who loves his profession as much anybody else. (more...)
India Tour Of West Indies 2017 India Tour Of West Indies 2017
- June 30, 2017

The left-handed Mandhana hit 13 fours and two sixes in the knock from the 108 balls, as India recovered from two early dismissals to cruise to a comfortable win against their Caribbean opponents. For West Indies , Stefanie Taylor had figures of 1 for 24. India boys will look to take a unconquerable 2-0 lead over the West Indies team in the 3rd ODI to be played in Antigua on Friday. (more...)
Boston Celtics Rumor: Team Working On Acquiring George And Hayward Boston Celtics Rumor: Team Working On Acquiring George And Hayward
- June 28, 2017

Staying healthy always has been a concern for the Clippers forward, and he hasn't played 80 or more games in a single season since 2013-14. However, the Celtics want a commitment from Hayward before they make a trade for George, who has just one year left on his deal. (more...)
Mike D'Antoni wins Coach of the Year; Malcolm Brogdon top rookie Mike D'Antoni wins Coach of the Year; Malcolm Brogdon top rookie
- June 28, 2017

This is the second time that D'Antoni has won the coach of the year. Brogdon made history by becoming the first player not picked in the first round since the common draft era began in 1966 to win the award. Bill Russell has received the first Lifetime Achievement award, responding with some trash talk and then praise for the big men who honored him. The Bucks used the 36th overall pick to select Brogdon in the 2016 draft and he helped Milwaukee reach the postseason by averaging 10.2 ... (more...)
It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners
- June 28, 2017

It ended here Thursday night, inside Barclays Center, site of the draft, 100 miles northeast of Sixers HQ, as the final hours of a swirling and profitable four days that will go down as the final major installment on the rebuild. It was Hinkie, who conveniently wound up working in Silicon Valley after leaving the National Basketball Association, who started the 76ers down a path that outwardly was about a lot of purposeful losing, but inwardly was about a business truth put into viral form ... (more...)
Chile will enter Confederations Cup final: Vidal
- June 28, 2017

After steering Portugal to the Euro 2016 title in Paris a year ago, Ronaldo will want to claim a second worldwide title in Monday morning's Confederations Cup final in St Petersburg, against Mexico or Germany who meet in the other semi-final on Friday morning. (more...)
UFC fighter sh*ts herself while getting choked out at Fight Night 112 UFC fighter sh*ts herself while getting choked out at Fight Night 112
- June 27, 2017

Herrig won by decision despite multiple attempts at finishing the fight. During Justine Kish's fight against Felice Herrig at UFC Fight 112 Saturday, Kish was put in a submission that made her bowels fail. Herrig, meanwhile, picked up her third straight win at 115 pounds and asked the UFC to recognize her talent. Herrig quickly got another takedown and secured the mount, but Kish escaped once more. (more...)
Carrick not thinking about Ronaldo reunion at Man Utd Carrick not thinking about Ronaldo reunion at Man Utd
- June 27, 2017

Michael Carrick has admitted that he is unsure of when he'll retire. He has won the Champions League and domestic league titles with Real this year. " I haven't got an age in mind really, I need to just take it year by year ", said the former England midfielder, who has clocked up 11 years at Old Trafford . (more...)
Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards
- June 27, 2017

In his first full season in Columbus, Tortorella led the Blue Jackets' revival for their best record ever and their first playoff appearance since 2014, even leading the overall National Hockey League standings earlier in the season. At this rate, we may be hearing McDavid's name announced as the victor of the Hart Trophy for many more years to come, as he hasn't even reached his prime in the league yet. (more...)
Muller in semis of Queen's club tennis meet Muller in semis of Queen's club tennis meet
- June 26, 2017

Cilic is the only top five seed left standing at the Aegon Championships after Andy Murray , Stan Wawrinka and Milos Raonic all crashed out earlier in the week. "We had a great battle in the 2014 final so I knew it would be tough", said Lopez, referring to a match that featured three tiebreakers. A rain delay midway through the second set broke his rhythm though and sixth seed Dimitrov seized his chance to level. (more...)
Frank Mason III selected 34th overall by Sacramento Kings in NBA Draft Frank Mason III selected 34th overall by Sacramento Kings in NBA Draft
- June 25, 2017

Something some players don't figure out until they've been in the league a few years. Kentucky has had at least one first-round draft selection every year since 2009. Jason Williams: In 2009, the Kings took a chance on a flashy point guard from Florida with off the court issues. Afflalo signed a two-year, $25 million deal with the Kings last offseason. (more...)
Jaipur traffic police apologise to hurt Bumrah Jaipur traffic police apologise to hurt Bumrah
- June 25, 2017

We all know Bumrah had taken Fakhar's wicket on a no-ball during the final match of Champions Trophy against Pakistan that cost nearly the match. He went on to score a maiden century and prove to be a decisive moment in the contest which Pakistan went on to win by 180 runs. (more...)
Spanish prosecutors accuse Mourinho of 3.3 million euro tax fraud Spanish prosecutors accuse Mourinho of 3.3 million euro tax fraud
- June 25, 2017

The Portugal superstar is believed to have taken an "irreversible" decision to leave Real Madrid this summer. The agency published copies of the certificates. Di Maria, who now plays for French club Paris Saint-Germain, will likely not serve any prison time because sentences of less than two years for first-time offenders are usually suspended in Spain. (more...)
Robert Lewandowski In Line For Sensational Move Away From Bayern Munich Robert Lewandowski In Line For Sensational Move Away From Bayern Munich
- June 24, 2017

Bayern meanwhile will have a vacancy should Lewandowski leave, but have never shelled out more than £35m for a player in their history, an amount the Bavarians just dropped on midfielder Corentin Tolisso this summer. "Maybe because I was not completely satisfied with the way my team helped me". United and Chelsea were believed to have turned their attentions to Lewandowski after moves for Alvaro Morata and Romelu Lukaku seemingly stalled, but the 28-year-old will now stay with his ... (more...)
India arrests 15 villagers for cheering Pakistan cricketers India arrests 15 villagers for cheering Pakistan cricketers
- June 24, 2017

The authorities descended upon them, took them into custody, and charged them with sedition - a charge which potentially carries life imprisonment if convicted. Asmita Basu, Programmes Director of Amnesty International India, said "it is not a crime" to support Pakistan . In a press release , the organisation expressed concern over the arrest, terming it as "another worrying sign of the erosion of freedom of expression in India". (more...)
Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case
- June 24, 2017

On Tuesday, Ronaldo was told to appear in court on July 31, while Mourinho was accused by a state prosecutor of defrauding Spain's Tax Office of 3.3 million euros ($3.7 million). Those include Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo , who played under Mourinho and shares the same agent as him. Manchester United boss Mourinho managed Varane during his time at Real Madrid , helping transform the France worldwide into one of the world's best defenders. (more...)
BCCI invites fresh applications for India coach role BCCI invites fresh applications for India coach role
- June 24, 2017

The legendary leg-spinner's one-year term was supposed to end after the Champions Trophy, but was extended by the BCCI's Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) until the end of the ongoing tour of the West Indies . "If such is the attitude of a captain I don't think you require a coach", the 77-year-old said. With Rohit Sharma also cooling his heels for this series, Kohli may be tempted to bring back Ajinkya Rahane at the top of the order. (more...)
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho to axe Wayne Rooney as captain
- June 24, 2017

Manchester United are on the verge of signing Fabinho after agreeing a £35m deal with Monaco as Jose Mourinho plots two more big-money signings, according to a report in the Mirror . During a live television interview, the Brazilian worldwide was asked if he would be keen to move to United if the opportunity arose. Monaco midfielder Fabinho has admitted he would be interested in a move to Man Utd as they look to step up their pursuit. (more...)
Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud
- June 23, 2017

Under Perez, Real Madrid have won three Champions League titles in four seasons. According to media reports Ronaldo is unsettled at Real Madrid because he believes the European champions did not back him as fully as he had hoped in his dispute with the taxman. (more...)
McGregor can use one MMA move on Mayweather, says Showtime exec McGregor can use one MMA move on Mayweather, says Showtime exec
- June 23, 2017

Now that Floyd Mayweather Jr. has come out of retirement, even if it's for a mismatch against a mixed martial artist, the hope among some within the boxing industry is that Mayweather will remain active after August 26. I certainly don't! Floyd has been too shrewd for his entire 21-year professional career. "It's going to be an easy, one-sided boxing match for Mayweather, so I'm really not interested". (more...)
Cavs owner, Billups meet about front-office job
- June 22, 2017

Assistant GM Trent Redden, whose contract also was to expire June 30, is out as well. After all, James was openly campaigning for a contract extension for Griffin , and with Griffin wanting a larger role with the organization after taking the Cavaliers to three Finals in as many years on the job. (more...)
Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud
- June 22, 2017

The future of all-time top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo and fellow forwards Alvaro Morata and James Rodriguez has, however, been thrown into doubt, although Perez said Real has not started conducting their business yet. He will appear in court at the end of July to defend himself , although there is no formal charge at this stage. In a statement, Ronaldo's management company Gestifute said there had been no attempt to evade taxes. (more...)
Berger wins at St. Jude Classic for second straight year Berger wins at St. Jude Classic for second straight year
- June 21, 2017

Three dropped shots in the first five holes had him on the backfoot early on, though birdies at eight and nine, plus a level-par back nine saw him card at one-over par round of 71. Billy Horschel, Rafa Cabrera Bello, Kevin Chappell, Chez Reavie and amateur Braden Thornberry tied for fourth at 8 under. They were one stroke in front of overnight co-leader Stewart Cink, who carded a 68 for 132, with Ben Crane , victor of this tournament in Memphis, Tennessee, on 133 after a 65. (more...)
OJ Simpson gets July 20 parole hearing date in Nevada OJ Simpson gets July 20 parole hearing date in Nevada
- June 21, 2017

The former football player, who is now serving a nine-to-33 year sentence, has been scheduled for a July 20 parole hearing, according to the Associated Press . If Simpson is granted parole next month, he would be released in October. Simpson's friend Tom Scotto told the network that if the NFL Hall of Famer is paroled, he plans to keep a low profile, spending time with his family and playing golf. (more...)
Aegon Classic: Konta and Kvitova advance to the second round in Birmingham Aegon Classic: Konta and Kvitova advance to the second round in Birmingham
- June 21, 2017

Konta, who was runner-up at last week's Aegon Open Nottingham, beat Lesia Tsurenko 6-3, 7-6 (6) to open her campaign at the Edgbaston Priory Club and set up a tantalizing second round meeting on Thursday with big hitting American Coco Vandeweghe . (more...)
Ex-Piston Chauncey Billups Interested in Cleveland Cavaliers' GM Job
- June 21, 2017

It would appear that Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert is looking to a former Detroit Pistons star for help. Billups , who has been working as a TV analyst, is also close with Cavs coach Tyronn Lue. The move occurred as rumors surfaced about the Cavaliers attempting to get Paul George in a trade from the Indiana Pacers and Jimmy Butler from the Chicago Bulls . (more...)
Ten tips that help to win Ten tips that help to win
- June 20, 2017

Not every state in the world allows casinos. Therefore, you have to find out whether online games are acceptable in your country. Tip # 2 You need to find out as much information as you can on the online casino before you will give away your money. (more...)
Germaine de Randamie removed as UFC featherweight champion Germaine de Randamie removed as UFC featherweight champion
- June 20, 2017

De Randamie, who became the inaugural women's 145lbs queen at UFC 208, was stripped of the title earlier this afternoon. "Germaine and her team have talked, and the position is that she will not fight Cyborg because Cyborg is a known and proven cheater", de Randamie's manager Brian Butler told MMA Fighting . (more...)
Meet Brooks Koepka's ACTUAL Girlfriend, Jena Sims Meet Brooks Koepka's ACTUAL Girlfriend, Jena Sims
- June 20, 2017

Open win. Now in their third year of broadcasting the U.S. Open, Buck and the Fox Sports crew actually had a pretty good tournament, worlds better than their debut at Chambers Bay in 2015. Sims was Miss Georgia Teen USA in 2007, and she now runs a non-profit organization, Pageant of Hope, that hosts beauty pageants for children with cancer and disadvantages. (more...)
Celtics Want To Flip No. 3 Pick In Trade For Jimmy Butler Celtics Want To Flip No. 3 Pick In Trade For Jimmy Butler
- June 20, 2017

According to Smith, the Bulls actually were willing to send Butler to the Sixers in a trade involving No. 3 pick. At that time, the Celtics refused to offer their first-round pick from the Nets - the one that, via the May draft lottery, became this No. (more...)
Albanian clubs learn Champions, Europa League qualifying campaign opponents Albanian clubs learn Champions, Europa League qualifying campaign opponents
- June 20, 2017

They came closest to qualifying in 2014 but were knocked out by Spurs in the play-off round after a 5-1 aggregate defeat. Arsenal's fifth-place finish meant they missed out on the Champions League and instead earned an automatic place in the Europa League group stage. (more...)
Mayweather accepted McGregor fight because of fans Mayweather accepted McGregor fight because of fans
- June 19, 2017

Mayweather was asked about how much money he was making from the fight and although he did not disclose an exact figure, he did confirm that both sides were very happy with the deal. Arnie's also a UFC fan - and was in the building at UFC 189 to watch Conor McGregor fight Chad Mendes. I hope I don't upset any Irish fans or Conor, but I can't get excited about this fight one bit. (more...)
Stanley Cup Final: Three keys to Game 5 Stanley Cup Final: Three keys to Game 5
- June 19, 2017

Which kind of makes you wonder why he didn't just come out and say it in the first place. That's 9-1 at home for the Predators, including two straight against the Penguins , 5-1 on Saturday and 4-1 on Monday night that tied the series at two games apiece. (more...)