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Kevin Love Wants to Stay with Cavaliers, Finish Career with LeBron James Kevin Love Wants to Stay with Cavaliers, Finish Career with LeBron James
- June 11, 2018

On many levels, this competition is healthy. "He has the opportunity to stay in the Eastern Conference and go to a young team with a great chance of winning". He said he takes inspiration from the likes of Kobe and LeBron, but at the same time, he feels like it's harder to shine when you have good players around you. (more...)
Dustin Johnson back to world No 1 after St Jude victory
- June 11, 2018

Winning the tournament would take Johnson back ahead of Justin Thomas as world number one going into the US Open and his efforts earned him a one-shot lead over fellow Americans Ryan Blaum and Andrew Putnam. It was also his second hole-out eagle on the week. Putnam posted a blemish-free back nine to close a two-over 72 and end the week on 13 under, with J.B Holmes a further stroke back in third spot following a final-round 67. (more...)
Former, Current Football Players Sue U Of Minnesota Former, Current Football Players Sue U Of Minnesota
- June 11, 2018

The lawsuit, which was filed in federal court and obtained by CBS Minnesota , says "racial and gender discrimination; intentional, willful, and malicious misconduct; and deliberate indifference" from the university caused irreversible damage to nine of the 10 football players suspended in 2016. (more...)
Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem to win record 11th Roland Garros title
- June 11, 2018

He now moves just three Grand Slam titles behind Roger Federer's tally of 20 with the legendary duo winning the last six between them. This is Nadal's 17th grand slam title. Nadal's career title count , which is now fourth on the all-time list, behind Jimmy Connors (109), Federer (97), and Ivan Lendl (94), and ahead of John McEnroe (77), whose tally he equalled and then surpassed with titles this year in Barcelona and Rome, respectively. (more...)
Former USC cornerback Jack Jones arrested for burglary Former USC cornerback Jack Jones arrested for burglary
- June 11, 2018

Friday about a burglary at a Panda Express restaurant in town. The former highly-regarded recruit is facing a pair of felony charges: Commercial burglary (under $500) and conspiracy to commit a crime. Last week, Jones told the Los Angeles Times that he planned to enroll in a local junior college with hopes of returning to the Trojans or another college team in 2019. (more...)
Springboks bounce back to heap more misery on England
- June 11, 2018

There were a lot of young guys in our side, and a lot of experienced players in the England lineup. Defeat in Johannesburg follows a disappointing Six Nations campaign in which England lost three of their five matches, and conceded their title to Ireland. (more...)
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic makes announcement over Lazio future Sergej Milinkovic-Savic makes announcement over Lazio future
- June 11, 2018

According to reports in AS and Il Messaggero, Los Blancos are considering a £150m move for dynamic midfielder Milinkovic-Savic, who has already confessed to being a lifelong Madrid fan. However, United may be put off by the Serbia international's fee, with Lazio setting an asking price of £87.5million. 'Obviously, I feel pressure on me and know that I'll have to live with this situation throughout the World Cup. (more...)
Blue Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. placed on seven-day disabled list Blue Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. placed on seven-day disabled list
- June 11, 2018

Keith Law of ESPN has ranked Guerrero as baseball's No. 2 prospect. Guerrero, who is now playing with the Double-A New Hampshire Fisher Cats, took himself out of Wednesday's game after he was running awkwardly around the bases. (more...)
Awe-inspiring Nadal claims record-extending 11th French Open title Awe-inspiring Nadal claims record-extending 11th French Open title
- June 11, 2018

In the third set, Nadal suffered a blip as he called for the trainer for a cramp in his left hand. He removed the taping from his left forearm, and maybe that let the blood flow better. Becker, however, did not rule out the possibility of a win for Nadal's opponent Thiem . "If you tell me seven, eight years ago that I will be here at 32 years old having this trophy with me again, I will tell you that is something nearly impossible, but here we are. (more...)
Mercedes delay engine upgrade due to 'quality issue' Mercedes delay engine upgrade due to 'quality issue'
- June 10, 2018

The delay, which also affects Mercedes customers Williams and Force India , would not affect performance in Montreal, the team said. The defending four-time champion, who leads nearest rival and fellow four-time champion Sebastian Vettel by 14 points after six races, claimed his maiden Formula One win at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in 2007. (more...)
Khan spins Afghanistan to T20 series win Khan spins Afghanistan to T20 series win
- June 10, 2018

Earlier, Bangladesh had set a target of 135 runs for Afghanistan . It was nearly understood before the series that without Mustafizur Rahman, they wouldn't do well in the death overs and therefore the loss in the first match could be forgiven but in the second match, it was just lack of batting plan. (more...)
Pole Sitter Vettel Says ‘I could have been even faster’ in Qualifying Pole Sitter Vettel Says ‘I could have been even faster’ in Qualifying
- June 10, 2018

The Ferraris set the pace, with Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen exchanging P1, and the Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas behind them, followed by the Red Bull pair of Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen . " Choosing the Ultrasofts for the start of the race was a pretty straightforward decision for us, now we have to do our best on Sunday! ". Renault and Force India share the fourth and fifth rows, mixing up their bright yellow and pink liveries respectively. (more...)
Jimenez in the hunt for 22nd European Tour victory Jimenez in the hunt for 22nd European Tour victory
- June 10, 2018

Manuel Angel Jimenez is a shot further behind on seven under par. Players at Diamond Country Club are penalised a stroke if they do not play their shot in the allotted time, and it's leading to groups completing their rounds much faster than the season average so far. (more...)
Jeff Horn reveals exchange of words with Terence Crawford after staring contest Jeff Horn reveals exchange of words with Terence Crawford after staring contest
- June 10, 2018

The two unbeaten fighters meet Saturday night for Horn's welterweight title in a fight that offers an intriguing matchup of brawler versus boxer in a division that is suddenly getting a lot of attention in boxing. Crawford (32-0, 23 knockouts) isn't terribly concerned about the challenge ahead. "I have the chance to give these kids hope, " he said. "We train with him". (more...)
Warriors and Cavs Refuse to Visit White House - Katie Zehnder Warriors and Cavs Refuse to Visit White House - Katie Zehnder
- June 10, 2018

Trump told reporters at the White House. "I think what you're seeing is, I think the athletes are showing patriotism through their community service", he said, alluding to the good deeds athletes do when they're away from the field. The NBA superstar was responding to Trump's cancellation of a White House visit by the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles on Monday. According to ESPN's Marc J. (more...)
Messi: Barcelona need likes of Griezmann for Champions League
- June 10, 2018

La Liga champions Barcelona are willing to activate Griezmann's £88m buyout clause. France travel to the World Cup on the back of a surprising 1-1 draw with the US in Lyon on Saturday night, but Griezmann reckons there's no need for his teammates to panic, and says their preparation for Australia starts now. (more...)
Rafael Nadal obliterates Dominic Thiem to claim record 11th title Rafael Nadal obliterates Dominic Thiem to claim record 11th title
- June 10, 2018

Thiem put up a good fight in his opening service game of the third set, saving four breakpoints. In his on-court speech after Nadal's 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory, the 24-year-old Thiem said: "I still remember when you won here the first time , 2005". (more...)
Durant: ‘I’m planning on staying with the Warriors’ Durant: ‘I’m planning on staying with the Warriors’
- June 10, 2018

Durant is averging 29.4 points, 7.6 rebounds and 4.5 assists during the playoffs. So far this Finals, Durant is averaging 31.7 points, 10.3 rebounds and 6.7 assists per game, shooting 55.9 percent from the field, 47.4 on 3-pointers and 95.2 percent from the free throw line. (more...)
'No truth' to rumors Josh Jackson has been suspended indefinitely
- June 10, 2018

According to Bruce Feldman of The Athletic , any reports that have been swirling this week about an indefinite suspension for Jackson are inaccurate. Kelly announced his commitment at a school ceremony Thursday, where he stunned onlookers by placing hats for Penn State and Clemson on the table in front of him, then taking out a third hat with a Virginia Tech logo and announcing he was, "All in ..." If he's not on the field on October 6, the Hokies are likely looking at starting redshirt ... (more...)
Julian Alaphilippe victorious in Criterium stage four - Critérium du Dauphiné 2018 Julian Alaphilippe victorious in Criterium stage four - Critérium du Dauphiné 2018
- June 10, 2018

We worked well together, but arriving at the Col du Mont Noir we were losing time and I chose to attack. "I just don't have that sprint yet, but it's coming". After a fast first hour, a breakaway of eight riders was formed with riders like Edvald Boasson Hagen, Bryan Coquard and Dario Cataldo . He finished twelfth, just behind Pello Bilbao who took eleventh. (more...)
Xherdan Shaqiri drops Liverpool hint when asked about his future Xherdan Shaqiri drops Liverpool hint when asked about his future
- June 10, 2018

The tricky Swiss winger almost joined the Reds back in 2014 until a move to Anfield was blocked , with Shaqiri instead going on to play for Inter before completing a switch to Stoke City in 2015. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is said to be keen on adding competition to his squad and sees Shaqiri as an ideal candidate to back-up his lethal attacking trio of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino. (more...)
Rafael Nadal makes history with 11th French Open title
- June 10, 2018

Diego Schwartzman has come closest this fortnight to become the third man to beat Nadal in Paris . "I want to say well played to Dominic". In Madrid, Thiem said the key was to be positive against Nadal . Rafael Nadal has consolidated his lead in the French Open final by breaking Dominic Thiem in the Austrian's first service game of the second set. (more...)
Rafael Nadal extends record with dominant French Open title
- June 10, 2018

Former Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane is in the crowd enjoying a close-fought French Open final between Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem . Nadal had 12 unforced errors . At 6-foot-6, Zverev has an intimidating blend of power and quickness, along with a two-handed backhand that is among the most effective weapons in the game. (more...)
Warriors, Cavs Stars Say They're Not Going To White House
- June 10, 2018

Professional and college sports teams have long celebrated championships with a ceremonial visit to the White House, but the tradition has become increasingly controversial under Trump. On Tuesday, Trump canceled a planned visit by the Super Bowl champions Philadelphia Eagles to the White House, saying he disinvited the team after players disagreed with his call for NFL players to stand for the national anthem. (more...)
Jeff Horn, Terence Crawford make weight for welterweight title showdown Jeff Horn, Terence Crawford make weight for welterweight title showdown
- June 10, 2018

Moreover, Crawford was a lightweight world titleholder in 2014. Horn (18-1-1) had few answers to Crawford, who landed a pair of big left hands in the fifth, as the Australian wrestled his opponent to try to slow him down. Crawford, using his speed and his ability to switch stances to good effect, landed nearly at will, Horn absorbing the punishment without finding a way to answer. (more...)

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