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Redskins promote former QB Williams, but not to GM

Redskins promote former QB Williams, but not to GM While that particular title isn't the official "general manager" title that many National Football League teams employ, Williams is now the third highest ranking member of the Washington Redskins , behind only team owner Daniel M. The general manager has his hand in everything. From Allen to Gruden to Williams himself, everyone at Redskins Park calls him a natural-born leader. "My job is to sit u... [Full Article...]

Durant planned for this title months ago in picking Warriors

Durant planned for this title months ago in picking Warriors But he got a little more out of all this than hardware. "Nothing you can look back on and now we just got to prepare and get ready again". The Warriors style of play has helped that. Because they're built for - from my eyes - they're built to last a few years. For all that chatter about chemistry on a super-team - some called them "supervillains" - how there might not be enough shots for all... [Full Article...]

Astros put McCullers on DL with back issue

Astros put McCullers on DL with back issue Joe Musgrove who was activated off the DL earlier in the day was nearly able to make it through five innings but was pulled with two outs in the top of the fifth to give way for Chris Devenski. General manager Jeff Luhnow said the team doesn't expect it to lead to a "long absence" for McCullers but didn't specify a specific timetable for his return. [Full Article...]

Players walk out to sound of Oasis song for France-England

Players walk out to sound of Oasis song for France-England We have got to find a way to win them, especially when they go down to 10 men. France were forced to play a man light for the vast majority of the second period following the dismissal of Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane but conjured victory through an Ousmane Dembele victor 12 minutes from time . [Full Article...]

De'Aaron Fox confident in his game after Lakers workout

De'Aaron Fox confident in his game after Lakers workout Jackson told reporters that there wasn't much of a difference between Tuesday's workout and his previous one, other than he was in a bit better shape. Kimmel brought this up, asking Ball point blank, "We're not shooting for number one at all? I feel like I can fill that hole". According to Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News , Ball did the exact opposite by appearing in less than peak ph... [Full Article...]

Rain intervenes again - and this time Australia are on the wrong end

Tamim Iqbal had earlier top scored for Bangladesh with 95 runs, while Shakib Al Hasan was next best some way back on 29. Australia's Mitchell Starc bowled a fiery over wicket maiden over in which he scalped 3 wickets. The rain, however, returned before the field was ready and the match was finally called off around an hour later. You never know. Straightaway, we have to beat New Zeal... [Full Article...]

Warriors clinch National Basketball Association title to continue golden age

The Golden State Warriors avenged their 2016 Finals collapse with a 129-120 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 to win the 2017 championship. Durant shot 14 for 20 and Curry - the two-time reigning MVP who took a backseat as the new big star got acclimated - finished off a brilliant postseason. [Full Article...]

Cavs vs. Warriors Odds: NBA Finals 2017 Betting Preview

Cavs vs. Warriors Odds: NBA Finals 2017 Betting Preview Stephen Curry played all seven games in last year's NBA Finals , but you have to wonder if he had some lingering injury concerns. After nine first-half turnovers led to 13 points for the Celtics, who had just three turnovers over the first 24 minutes, the Cavaliers committed just six miscues in the third and fourth quarters. [Full Article...]

Power wins wild IndyCar race at Texas under caution

Power wins wild IndyCar race at Texas under caution Ed Jones (19) and Ed Carpenter race down the front stretch during an IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway , Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Fort Worth, Texas. On lap 244, Indianapolis 500 victor Takuma Sato attempted an inside pass of Dixon for second place on the dogleg heading into Turn 1. Power's 31st career victory, and second this season, was indeed interesting. [Full Article...]

Warriors finish off Cavaliers to win second National Basketball Association title in three years

Warriors finish off Cavaliers to win second National Basketball Association title in three years The X factor was Kevin Durant , who won the first championship of his illustrious career and was crowned Finals MVP, recording more than 30 points in each game of the series. The Warriors did not win without a hard-fought effort from the LeBron James-led Cavaliers. For James, already a three-times champion, the loss puts him in rare company as only the fourth player to come up short in five NB... [Full Article...]

Team by team analysis of the Canadian Grand Prix

Team by team analysis of the Canadian Grand Prix In between, Hamilton led every lap. Winning pole position at one of his favourite races was a thrill for Lewis Hamilton , but being presented afterward with a helmet once worn by his boyhood idol Ayrton Senna had the defending Canadian Grand Prix champion almost in tears. [Full Article...]

Pakistan defeats Srilanka to enter semis in Champions Trophy

Pakistan looked well set to pick off the target and progress easily, particularly as Azhar Ali and Fakhar Zaman built a telling partnership based on precision placement and quick running between the wickets. "So we actually went back after that England series and assessed where we needed to be, and we kind of copied the blueprint that England had used a little bit". [Full Article...]

Phillies draft power pitcher with 96 miles per hour fastball in second round

After selecting University of Virginia outfielder Adam Haseley with their first round pick (8th overall), the Phillies chose Cal Poly right-hander Spencer Howard in the second round (45th overall). But Almaraz projected him "to hit anywhere between 20 and 25" homers here. Scouting director Johnny Almaraz said the Phillies would target college pitching in the 2017 Major League Baseball draft. [Full Article...]

Warriors beat Cavaliers to clinch NBA title

Warriors beat Cavaliers to clinch NBA title The Warriors took a 3-0 lead in the series as they set a record for National Basketball Association playoff winning streaks with 15 straight victories. It was the Warriors' depth that also came to the fore. After the Game 5 win that clinched the Finals for the Warriors, Durant was asked about his level of respect for James, and KD took the time to truly show his appreciation for his competit... [Full Article...]

Virat Kohli says fans want India vs England in Champions Trophy final

Virat Kohli says fans want India vs England in Champions Trophy final He was 22 points behind former number one ODI batsman AB de Villiers when he entered the ongoing Champions Trophy 2017 in England. Kohli is closely followed by David Warner in second and AB de Villiers in third; both these batters' respective teams, Australia and South Africa , have been knocked out of the Champions Trophy in the group stage. [Full Article...]

Golden State Warriors Gear: ShopJerseys, Hats & More

Golden State Warriors Gear: ShopJerseys, Hats & More According to Josh Brown of CNBC's The Halftime Report, the Warriors decided unanimously to skip the traditional championship visit to Washington due to the highly controversial nature of President Donald Trump. The Golden State Warriors spent the 2016 summer ruing a missed championship after blowing a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals. Head coach Steve Kerr called the president a "blowhard" ... [Full Article...]

Tapwrit Surges Past Irish War Cry to Win 2017 Belmont Stakes

Triple Crown: While Always Dreaming won the Kentucky Derby , it was Cloud Computing who won the Preakness, which means there's no Triple Crown on the line for this year's Belmont Stakes. Tonalist edged out the competition at Belmont in 2014 while Creator took home last year's event. "We really were hoping that Always Dreaming could take a shot at coming in for a Triple Crown try". [Full Article...]

Stones can handle England midfield role, says manager Southgate

There will be pressure on both sets of players to turn in a strong display here, too, as they each toiled for long stints of their previous matches. I think there is a case now, a very strong case, for someone like Jack Butland to get a chance in France this week and to really stake a claim. [Full Article...]

Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette can join PSG if the price is right - Aulas

Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette can join PSG if the price is right - Aulas And, according to a number of reports this afternoon, the former Ligue 1 powerhouse have informed Arsene Wenger and co. of just what will be required if they intend to sign Lacazette this summer, with a fee of nearly 70 million Euro said to be the asking price. [Full Article...]

Everton Agree Fee For Jordan Pickford

Everton Agree Fee For Jordan Pickford The fee is short of the £35 million Manchester City parted with earlier in the close-season to land Brazilian keeper Ederson , though Pickford would be the most expensive British goalkeeper ever. He first made his debut for the Black Cats against Arsenal in the FA Cup in January, 2016 and was afforded a prolonged spell in the first-team at the start of last season following an injury to first... [Full Article...]


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