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76ers, Lakers get wants, lead 1-and-done parade

76ers, Lakers get wants, lead 1-and-done parade Philadelphia 76ers' draft pick Markelle Fultz poses after a news conference at the team's NBA basketball training complex, Friday, June 23, 2017, in Camden, NJ. No worries, for now. "He used to tweet and retweet my stuff", Fultz said. Nothing materialized, though coach Stan Van Gundy said he told the entire team: "I'll never, ever say to anyone, 'Don't worry, we'll never trade you'". [Full Article...]

Fleetwood takes heart from US Open

Fleetwood takes heart from US Open Three quick wins in Spain, Italy and Scotland earned him automatic entry to the European Tour , where he won in Turkey in 2014. A tie for fourth at the US Open that same year helped Koepka earn his US PGA Tour card. " Just don't get ahead of yourself", said Koepka. "It was a long phone call for us, it was like two minutes". But a closer look at the course, particularly the lush rough, ... [Full Article...]

Emre Can picks up "minor injury" in Germany training

It will be played at the Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow - the new home of Spartak Moscow. Germany plays Cameroon on Sunday in Sochi while Chile faces the Socceroos in Moscow. Chile will advance to the semifinals with a draw or even a loss, if it's by one goal. However, the Chileans will be able to press Australia with more intensity and this could spell trouble for the three man backline. [Full Article...]

LSU beats Oregon State 6-1 to reach CWS finals

LSU beats Oregon State 6-1 to reach CWS finals Sure, Oregon State was on a 23-game winning streak. No. 4-seeded LSU (52-18) advanced to the best-of-three series and will face the victor of Florida and TCU on Monday at 6 p.m. In three starts, Poche', Lange and Gilbert combined to go 3-0, 1.99 with 19 strikeouts, 11 hits and seven walks in 22.2 innings. Fehmel, who took time off in May after he struggled the first half of the season, made hi... [Full Article...]

Sanchez becomes Chile's all-time leading scorer

Alexis Sanchez is officially Chile's record goalscorer following his strike in the Confederations Cup against Germany . Despite falling behind, inexperienced Germany fought back as Lars Stindl netted his second goal of the tournament to equalize for the world champions just before the break. [Full Article...]

Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0

Forward Andre Silva wrapped up the comfortable victory with a fierce angled finish after 80 minutes and Nani added a fourth in stoppage time. The only blot for Portugal was a booking for defender Pepe - his second of the tournament - to leave him suspended for the semifinal. [Full Article...]

Real Madrid Not Contemplating Ronaldo's Departure - Florentino Perez

Real Madrid Not Contemplating Ronaldo's Departure - Florentino Perez Di Maria spent four seasons with Real Madrid between 2010 and 2014 and the details of his case have been confirmed by the Spanish tax authorities. They claim that Mourinho, who took over at United past year, failed to declare 3.3 million euros ($3.7m, £2.9m) during his time in the Spanish capital - 1.6 million euros in 2011 and 1.7 million euros in 2012. [Full Article...]

Fate uncertain for Republican health bill

Trump welcomed the Bill but indicated that changes may be in store. Senate GOP bill: Tax cuts very similar to House bill, though some would be delayed. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said that under the House bill, 23 million fewer people would have coverage by 2026. Less than one-third of Americans support it, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling. [Full Article...]

More than 1300 now dead in Yemen's cholera epidemic

More than 1300 now dead in Yemen's cholera epidemic The number could grow to 300,000 in September and later jump to 400,000, de Radiguès said. She said children had been hit hard by the outbreak, accounting for half of the registered cases to date. Mr. Cappelaere said it was the worst cholera outbreak he had seen in Yemen and "just comes on top of what already was an incredibly daunting situation". [Full Article...]

The 2017 NBA Draft garnered 11% more social engagement than a year ago

Thanks to their pre-draft trade of guard D'Angelo Russell and center Timofey Mozgov to the Brooklyn Nets , the Lakers have a ton of cap space and flexibility in being able to lure-and hopefully land Palmdale-born product in Paul George , now of the Indiana Pacers . [Full Article...]

Long-driving Champ takes advantage of Erin Hills' generosity

Long-driving Champ takes advantage of Erin Hills' generosity QUOTEWORTHY: "I'm not here on the weekend, so it's unfortunate". 2 and 3 Rory McIlroy and Jason Day , all of whom missed the cut. For the first time since the Official World Golf Ranking's were established in 1986, the world's top three players will miss the weekend in a major. [Full Article...]

Ronaldo sets Portugal on way to Confederations Cup semis

Portugal will be without defender Pepe, who is suspended for a second yellow card in the tournament. Portugal coach Fernando Santos said the scoreline didn't reflect the intensity of the match and felt New Zealand deserved a goal. Nani completed the scoring with his 25th global goal. Cristiano Ronaldo is confident Portugal can go all the way at the Confederations Cup after his side boo... [Full Article...]

French Open 2017: Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko wins Latvia's first grand slam

She won the final, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3. She was born in Riga on June 8, 1997 - the same day Gustavo Kuerten won his first professional title by winning the French Open , the same feat Ostapenko has now achieved. She ran 400 metres further than her young opponent during a match played in sapping heat. Halep sealed it on the fifth break of serve of the set when Ostapenko hit a forehand long. [Full Article...]

Host Russia exits Confederations Cup after loss to Mexico

Portugal and Mexico now await the top two teams from Group B, with world champions Germany and South American champs, Chile favourites to qualify from there. Petersburg. "I don't see why they can not go on and win this tournament", the English coach said. Mexico's victory sees them progress into the semi-finals alongside Portugal , who cruised to a 4-0 victory over New Zealand in the group... [Full Article...]

Red Sox retire No. 34 for Ortiz: 'This is his (pause) city'

He had command of his pitches early, holding the Angels scoreless until the fourth, when a catching error by Leon at home allowed Albert Pujols to cross the plate. Boston Red Sox's Sandy Leon celebrates his two-run home run against the Los Angeles Angels in the sixth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park, Friday, June 23, 2017 , in Boston. [Full Article...]

Mexico relishing chance to show its worth against Russia

Mexico relishing chance to show its worth against Russia Cristiano Ronaldo said Portugal are "confident" of their chances of reaching the Confederations Cup final after beating New Zealand 4-0 to top Group A on Saturday. Defender Georgy Dzhikiya headed narrowly over the bar from the game's final corner in added time. Mexico had a second-half goal by defender Hector Moreno disallowed for offside after video review. [Full Article...]

'I did not make, and do not have' Comey tapes

In response, #Senator Mark Warner wrote, "This organization never stops to stun me". The interview, with "Fox & Friends", was shown one day after the president tweeted what most people in Washington had already come to believe: that he had not made recordings of his conversations with Comey. [Full Article...]

76ers make Fultz top pick in NBA draft

The Suns picked fourth for the second straight year and selected Josh Jackson from Kansas. The decision to trade up and draft Markelle Fultz was a brilliant idea. Fultz says that Embiid has texted him 75 times since his surprise visit to Philadelphia five days before the draft. Lonzo's father, LaVar Ball , has been a media figure of Trumpian omnipresence since he started making bomba... [Full Article...]

Portugal, Mexico through to semi-final — FIFA Confederations Cup

Portugal, Mexico through to semi-final — FIFA Confederations Cup New Zealand nearly pulled a goal back on the hour when Doyle's ball across the face of goal from the left found Wood at the far post, but Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio recovered to make a sliding block on the line. "I hope they can get the pitch in better condition because it's always important for the quality of the match, especially where you have teams which are technically strong and fast". [Full Article...]

Magic Johnson comments on D'Angelo Russell trade

Magic Johnson comments on D'Angelo Russell trade Thankfully for his sake, the pitch reached the plate with little drama, although it was a little high and outside to reliever Kenley Jansen , who was wearing a No. (AP ) - Lonzo Ball and his dad are staying home with the Los Angeles Lakers . He's a leader. He treats people the right way. "I think it's a good goal to set, so I'll definitely be chasing that" he said. [Full Article...]


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