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Chris Paul Might Be Serious About This Whole San Antonio Thing

Chris Paul Might Be Serious About This Whole San Antonio Thing ESPN's Marc Stein is reporting that Paul will give the Spurs " serious consideration " this offseason. The Spurs' current starting point guard, Tony Parker , is entering the final year of his contract. Acquiring CP3 would be San Antonio's biggest offseason acquisition since signing LaMarcus Aldridge in 2015. The process would be similar to how the Golden State Warriors reconstructed its... [Full Article...]

SEC would welcome National Basketball Association changing one-and-done rule

SEC would welcome National Basketball Association changing one-and-done rule I favor the "baseball rule" - players can be drafted out of high school, but if they choose not to enter the draft or are not chosen they must go to college (or overseas) for two or three years - but has flaws as well. "So I don't necessarily think the fan benefits by somehow if the league could require a player, who wasn't injured but was banged up, to play in a game when the trainers felt that p... [Full Article...]

Men in Black roadblock for World Champs in Champions Trophy opener

Winning the toss, New Zealand team came out to bat first and went off to a good start in the power play overs, until rain interrupted the play. Williamson's departure heralded a mini collapse by the Kiwis as they lost the remaining six wickets over the next six overs. [Full Article...]

ICC Champions Trophy: Kiwis opt to bat against Aussies

Williamson hit eight fours and three sixes to score 100 runs from 97 balls. It is what it is. "The nature of this tournament is that every game is basically knockout", Williamson said. "I thought it was probably one of the worst bowling displays that we've put on for a very long time ", he said. Smith added: "It was pretty ordinary, to be honest with you. [Full Article...]

Penguins beat Predators 4-1, take 2-0 lead

Pekka Rinne closed his eyes and went back to a happy place. Pittsburgh should be as well-prepared as any visiting team because it is a veteran team that knows how to win on the road. At this point, they don't even have a Jake Guentzel . Pittsburgh stayed in it thanks to Murray and when Pittsburgh returned to the ice for the start of the third they, as coach Mike Sullivan is fond of... [Full Article...]

Champions Trophy: Mashrafe rues 'late' batting lapse for England drubbing

England opener Jason Roy can breathe easy after skipper Eoin Morgan confirmed the out-of-form opener will retain his place alongside Alex Hales in the Champions Trophy beginning on Thursday. After being asked to bat first at the Oval , the Bangladeshi openers started things slow as it seemed that they were judging the nature of the Oval pitch. [Full Article...]

Valverde named new Barcelona manager

Also, he is passionate about applying technology to both training and matches", he added. Valverde explained last week that, after four years in charge of Athletic, he had decided it was time for a change. The new manager has identified midfield as a major area of weakness and believes Herrera, his favourite player, is the missing ingredient. Valverde, 55, previously sported the Barcelona sh... [Full Article...]

Thunder center Enes Kanter says father arrested in Turkey

Thunder center Enes Kanter says father arrested in Turkey It said Mehmet Kanter , a university professor, was detained at his home in the Kadikoy district on the Asian side of Istanbul. He urged people to think about others who don't have famous relatives. Enes Kanter alerted his fans on Twitter with the news. FETO is the Turkish government's name for the followers of the Gulen, standing for "Fethullah Terrorist Organization". [Full Article...]

FA Cup: What Antonio Conte Said About Victor Moses' Red Card

FA Cup: What Antonio Conte Said About Victor Moses' Red Card But the wounded Gunners used that blow to their pride as fuel for a dominant performance that proved too much for Premier League champions Chelsea . "And on Wednesday or Thursday it will be clearer". "Throughout the whole season it's a big ask but it's one that we need to be up for and I think the teams in the league have been as strong as I have seen them right down the division, and that ob... [Full Article...]

Ravens' Dennis Pitta injures hip again

Ravens' Dennis Pitta injures hip again It's been a rough week of organized team activities for Baltimore. He appeared in seven games from 2013-15 before stunningly resurfacing for 86 catches in a 16-game 2016. After only playing three games in 2014, Pitta dislocated the same hip and was shut down the rest of the season. He appeared to put his hip troubles behind him past year, leading the Ravens with a career-high 86 receptions - mos... [Full Article...]

Djokovic enters 3rd round of French Open

On a more serious note, Djokovic said he was pleased with his form after coming through some hard times since completing a career Grand Slam at Roland Garros a year ago. Tsonga was weighed down by 73 unforced errors . Defending champion Muguruza's 7-5 6-2 win over Kazakh Yulia Putintseva set up a mouth-watering last-16 clash with home favourite Kristina Mladenovic, who registered a hard-fough... [Full Article...]

Durant makes his mark in Game 1 of NBA Finals for Warriors

It was the worst of those seven Game 1 losses (the previous worst was 15-point defeats in 2016 at Golden State and 2014 at San Antonio). They were 22nd in National Basketball Association defense during the regular season, and on Sunday seemed even worse. [Full Article...]

Red-faced Basilashvili has no advice for Nadal opponents

Red-faced Basilashvili has no advice for Nadal opponents Nadal won the first set in 23 minutes and won the next five games before world number 63 Basilashvili finally got on the scoreboard. While it's hard to say based on the opponents he has faced, Nadal still looks like he has gears to go up throughout the second week of the tournament. [Full Article...]

Injury may keep Mathews out of CT opener

A nagging hamstring problem has kept Mathews out of global cricket since January but the all-rounder, who turns 30 on Friday, was declared fit ahead of the team's departure to the United Kingdom. The match was not an official one-day worldwide with the teams granted the opportunity to test the breadth and depth of their squads . "We saw a high-scoring game in the last one; the groundsman reck... [Full Article...]

Georges St-Pierre Says His Vision Hasn't Recovered 100 Percent

Georges St-Pierre Says His Vision Hasn't Recovered 100 Percent Everybody wants to fight me, Nick Diaz. People want that I turn my eyes on them to choose them to fight so they are going to make more money. "Michael Bisping is still the best opponent for me because I always said that if I came back, it would be to do something different that I have never done", St-Pierre said. [Full Article...]

Juventus vs Real Madrid

Juventus vs Real Madrid It's a special final", said the Frenchman. But if that truth was playing on the manager's mind then he has done a fine job of concealing it in the buildup to the final in Cardiff . At the moment, Bale admits that his ability to play in the key game for Madrid is still questionable at best. The game should be a celebration of all things that are good about football - two historic clubs steeped... [Full Article...]

Denver Post parts ways with writer after racially charged Indy 500 tweet

Denver Post parts ways with writer after racially charged Indy 500 tweet Maybe because I have such a big check today", Sato said. ( Helio Castroneves , we're looking at you.) So what can we take away from all of this? Takuma Sato picked up a check for more than $2.45 million for winning Sunday's Indianapolis 500 . [Full Article...]

Pittsburgh Penguins aim to take better advantage of opportunities in Game 2

In Games 3 and 4 in Ottawa the scoring picked up with the Sens notching a 5-1 win in Game 3 before the Pens answered with a 3-2 win resulting in a 1-0-1 O/U. 1 goaltender". One of hockey's central challenges is that you can play a great game, dominate, and the puck can simply refuse to go in. That second-period tally gave the Penguins a brief lead, but the Sens tied it on Bobby Ryan's power-pl... [Full Article...]

Durant leads Warriors charge crushing Cavaliers in Finals opener

Durant leads Warriors charge crushing Cavaliers in Finals opener He racked up 38 points, eight rebounds and eight assists while looking like the best player on the court. The shooting was far from pretty, and Cleveland's defence was a step behind most of the night, unable to stop the star-studded roster of All-Stars and key role players on the other side. [Full Article...]

Brown expecting to coach Warriors in Game 1 of NBA Finals

The Cavaliers' two big stars combined for 52 points, but their teammates failed to provide almost enough support as Golden State won Game 1 for the third straight time in the NBA Finals trilogy between the teams. He ended up with 38 points on 26 shots, 8 rebounds and 8 assists. Curry sported a fresh haircut for the occasion and the two-time reigning MVP initially wore a black sleeve on his... [Full Article...]


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