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Johnny Manziel debuts for CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Friday preseason game
- June 02, 2018

Manziel completed 4 of his first 5 passes and he ran for 8 yards. The former Heisman Trophy victor completed nine of the 11 passes he attempted for 80 yards while scrambling in and out of the pocket, he also ran for 10 yards on two attempts. (more...)
Richard Krajicek: 'I was convinced Nadal would win French Open, but now...' Richard Krajicek: 'I was convinced Nadal would win French Open, but now...'
- June 02, 2018

They are all getting on top of their game. "Sooner or later, I will". It will also remain to see if Richard Gasquet can pass the hurdles of Andreas Seppi and Malek Jaziri, who both are showing some good results in the past months. Sports presents coverage of the 2018 French Open, beginning this Sunday, May 27, live at Noon ET on NBC with the first round from Roland-Garros in Paris , France. (more...)
Nick Ward to return for junior year with MSU Basketball Nick Ward to return for junior year with MSU Basketball
- June 02, 2018

Matthews' decision was a bit more complicated. Matthews was Michigan's second leading scorer (13 points per game) and rebounder (5.5) last season behind Moritz Wagner, who will not be coming back for his final season. "His work habits and desire to reach his potential are terrific". The Kentucky transfer has played one season for the Wolverines after transferring after his freshman year and having to sit out his sophomore year. (more...)
Hamilton sees Ricciardo staying at Red Bull Hamilton sees Ricciardo staying at Red Bull
- June 02, 2018

Ricciardo was overjoyed. "Two years in the making - I finally feel like the redemption has arrived". However, it wouldn't prove to be a straightforward task as he had to contend with running more than half the race with the use of only six gears and decreased power due to a failure of the MGU-K system. (more...)
Tiger Woods holes out for incredible eagle at Memorial Tiger Woods holes out for incredible eagle at Memorial
- June 02, 2018

But Woods knows better. And he was six shots behind with almost two dozen players in front of him. But Friday, Woods is roaring back. His poor short putting squandered a round that could - should - have moved him much closer to the lead. (more...)
Morocco bid to host 2026 World Cup passes Federation Internationale de Football Association test Morocco bid to host 2026 World Cup passes Federation Internationale de Football Association test
- June 02, 2018

FIFA's assessment found that, in Morocco, "a significant number of stadiums still have to be built, with major reconstruction/renovation work also necessary for those that do exist". Both bids to host the 48-team 2026 global showpiece have been approved by FIFA's "bid evaluation task force", the world governing body confirmed on Friday evening, with a final choice - assuming both bids are signed off by the FIFA Council - now set to be made by all of the member associations at the pre-World Cup ... (more...)
Danny Farquhar throws ceremonial first pitch six weeks after suffering brain aneurysm
- June 02, 2018

Farquhar spoke to "GMA" in advance of his first public appearance tonight - he'll throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the White Sox-Brewers game at Guaranteed Rate Field and hold a press conference with his wife, Lexie, afterwards. "It definitely gives you more drive to do stuff, because you just never know what could happen", he said. Farquhar required two surgeries in the day following the incident, including one procedure in which his skull was fractured, with two drains inserted to ... (more...)
Damir Dzumhur crashes into ball boy at French Open Damir Dzumhur crashes into ball boy at French Open
- June 02, 2018

Following his three-and-a-half hour match win over the Serbian, Zverev became enamoured with the distinct British accent when radio broadcaster Jonathan Pinfield asked whether Roland-Garros could be a turning point in his career. The world No. 3 hit back but immediately faced serious danger at 4-4, going 0-40 down. A tense fourth set followed, but Dzumhur crumbled when serving for the match as Zverev broke to love to force the tie-break, which he then dominated to take it to a decider. (more...)
SEC changes rules to allow graduate transfers to play right away SEC changes rules to allow graduate transfers to play right away
- June 02, 2018

After the rule change, Florida wide receiver Van Jefferson , who transferred from Ole Miss, will be eligible to play for the Gators next season. Jefferson, a fourth-year junior, caught 42 passes for 456 yards and a touchdown in 2017 for Ole Miss. (more...)
New Video Documents Darren Till's Agonizing Weight Cut For UFC FN 131 New Video Documents Darren Till's Agonizing Weight Cut For UFC FN 131
- June 02, 2018

Last weekend, UFC Liverpool gave us the eagerly anticipated showdown between Stephen Thompson and hometown hero Darren Till. " I missed weight, so I don't feel I deserve a title shot anyway ", Till said to MMA Junkie . "It's just very unprofessional in my eyes and I've got over 70-something fights and not once have I ever missed weight". Till was docked 30 percent of his purse after missing weight and went on to defeat Thompson by unanimous decision . (more...)
Michigan HC Beilein interviews with Pistons Michigan HC Beilein interviews with Pistons
- June 02, 2018

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Beilein interviewed for the vacancy on Thursday. Beilein, who twice led the Wolverines to the national championship game, has long harbored intrigue with the NBA, sources said. He led MI to the national championship game in 2013 and 2018, and his team has played in the NCAA Tournament seven of the last eight years. Beilein received an extension via restructured contract back in 2015. (more...)
Reyes 4 scoreless innings in return, Cards lose to Brewers Reyes 4 scoreless innings in return, Cards lose to Brewers
- June 02, 2018

While the Cardinals aren't sure how long Reyes may be out, the team knew something was wrong on Wednesday. Reyes told reporters after the game he was "not really anxious about it now", but Cardinals general manager Michael Girsch said Thursday the injury is serious. (more...)
Serena Williams, all black catsuit, make headlines at the French Open Serena Williams, all black catsuit, make headlines at the French Open
- June 02, 2018

Considering the last time she was in a Grand Slam arena she walked off as the champion, albeit while pregnant at the 2017 Australian Open, her hunger for success can not be questioned. As many have been before her, Barty began to look overawed by the force of Williams' personality. Then, out of nowhere, it was as if a switch had flipped. (more...)
Jones defends England training style as injuries mount Jones defends England training style as injuries mount
- June 02, 2018

Craig has declared that the quantity of injuries is "totally unacceptable" and stated "there has got to be significant questions asked about duty of care", adding "what is going on in the camp?". "No-one on our staff has suggested they are, but Bruce is obviously an expert in training-ground injuries, so I'll have to be subservient to his greater knowledge", the Australian added sarcastically. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp to personally contact Barcelona star Ousmane Dembele over potential move Jurgen Klopp to personally contact Barcelona star Ousmane Dembele over potential move
- June 02, 2018

Dembele started just 12 La Liga games last campaign as Barca marched towards another league title and it's led to speculation that the winger will leave this summer with a move to the Premier League touted in the media. Liverpool believe they would need to sell Mohamed Salah to fund a move for Dembele, while the 21-year-old is not convinced he would be guaranteed playing time in Klopp's team. (more...)
Athletics: Ruling takes away Usain Bolt's ninth gold medal Athletics: Ruling takes away Usain Bolt's ninth gold medal
- June 02, 2018

How did Bolt win this medal? The sprinting superstar, who retired in August, lost a piece of Olympic glory when an worldwide sports tribunal upheld a ruling Thursday that a Jamaican teammate was doping during the men's 4×100 relay at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. (more...)
Stokes to have Friday fitness test Stokes to have Friday fitness test
- June 02, 2018

Should they lose in Leeds, England will slip to sixth in the Test rankings, but Anderson believes that there is no fundamental problem and feels that the squad for the second Test represents the "best 12 in the country" now available. (more...)
Russell Wilson, Ciara join Portland’s Major League Baseball investment team Russell Wilson, Ciara join Portland’s Major League Baseball investment team
- June 02, 2018

In a press release from the Diamond Project (h/t Andrew Greif of The Oregonian ), Wilson said he believes Portland is the "next great Major League Baseball city". The Portland Beavers were a minor league affiliate of the MLB on and off from 1931 all the way up to 2010. Cheek has estimated the total cost could be around $2 billion. (more...)
Headingley Test: Pakistan collapse gives England early edge Headingley Test: Pakistan collapse gives England early edge
- June 01, 2018

England responded to a heavy defeat at Lord's by dominating the first day of the second Test against Pakistan at Headingley. This month saw Curran claim his maiden 10-wicket haul in first-class cricket. Despite their lamentable Lord's showing, James Anderson insisted England could bounce back by squaring the series at the Yorkshire home ground of captain Joe Root. (more...)
Arturo Vidal ready to leave Bayern Munich on one condition Arturo Vidal ready to leave Bayern Munich on one condition
- June 01, 2018

However, a number of players could depart Bayern during the summer transfer window and although Vidal has acknowledged that he could take on a new challenge, the Chile worldwide has said that he will only join a club who are playing in the Champions League. (more...)
Women’s soccer player passes on United States team over ‘LGBTQ Pride’ jersey Women’s soccer player passes on United States team over ‘LGBTQ Pride’ jersey
- June 01, 2018

PORTLAND, OR (AP) - Jaelene Hinkle chose not to play for the USA women's national team a year ago because her religious beliefs prevented her from wearing a jersey that commemorated LGBTQ Pride Month . Thank you Lord for your unbelievable grace, even during times of trial and confusion. Paul Riley, who coaches the Courage, said he heard the boos Wednesday, and that he supports his player. (more...)
Ty Lue on overturned call on LeBron: 'It ain't right'
- June 01, 2018

Lue had experienced chest pain and even spat up blood, leaving him unable to coach the second half of several games during the regular season previous to his leave. "For 29 years, I thought mental health was someone else's problem", Love wrote in his essay. "And I was just trying to be able to get through it not knowing what was wrong with me", Lue told Nichols. (more...)
Udoka Azubuike: Kansas forward withdraws from NBA draft Udoka Azubuike: Kansas forward withdraws from NBA draft
- June 01, 2018

Kansas coach Bill Self confirmed that Azubuike would be returning next season with the Lawrence Journal-World Wednesday afternoon. Azubuike is a 7-foot center that averaged 13.0 points and 7.0 boards as a sophomore, but in an era where versatility and stretchability is becoming more and more coveted out of front court pieces, Azubuike is a paint-locked big that was a liability at the foul line, let alone from beyond the arc. (more...)
Warriors withstand James' 51 points to win NBA Finals Game 1 Warriors withstand James' 51 points to win NBA Finals Game 1
- June 01, 2018

Rules allow officials to go to replay in the final 2 minutes of regulation or in overtime to determine if a defender attempting to draw a charge was in the restricted area. With 0.5 seconds left, who knows what Curry or Thompson could've thrown up and hit to force OT. The Warriors beat the Cavs in 2015, before Cleveland stormed back from a 3-1 deficit to take the title in 2016. (more...)
Houston's Paul out for Game 7 against Warriors Houston's Paul out for Game 7 against Warriors
- June 01, 2018

With Paul sidelined for the second straight game by a strained right hamstring, the Rockets needed a superhero night from probable MVP James Harden to have a realistic shot at dethroning the defending champions. "It's a new team over there, so the other guys, we've got to lock in on their tendencies". We just wanted to maintain our defense or get our defense going, and hope that the fatigue on their side would be a factor. (more...)

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