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Halep Defeats Pliskova to Reach Second Roland Garros Final
- June 23, 2017

Halep will meet second seed Pliskova for a place in Saturday's final after the second defeated Garcia 7-6 (7/3), 6-4. The Romanian was the runner-up in 2014 after a tight three-sets defeat to Maria Sharapova but now has a glorious opportunity to win her maiden Grand Slam as she prepares to face the world No. (more...)
Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain
- June 23, 2017

Spanish prosecutors have filed a lawsuit against the player accusing him of defrauding tax authorities of 14.7 million euros. While it would be sad to see Cristiano Ronaldo leave Real Madrid , Masters champion Sergio Garcia feels the Spanish and European champions would be fine without their all-time leading goalscorer. (more...)
ICC may scrap Champions Trophy ICC may scrap Champions Trophy
- June 23, 2017

It was also Pakistan's maiden Champions Trophy win. Police said 15 Muslim men were arrested in central Madhya Pradesh state and another two in southern Karnataka province for shouting pro-Pakistan slogans and bursting crackers in celebration of its 180-run victory over India at the Oval cricket ground. (more...)
Australia, Cameroon hopes look tenuous after tie
- June 23, 2017

The striker got his first goal for Germany after he netted against Australia and he believes his teammates have what it takes to get another positive result. Likewise, Arsenal team-mates Shkodran Mustafi and Sanchez could line up against each other. While we further go with Cameroon vs Australia 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Match Prediction, it's a risky part. (more...)
Oilers trade F Jordan Eberle to Islanders for C Ryan Strome Oilers trade F Jordan Eberle to Islanders for C Ryan Strome
- June 23, 2017

It's not that the Islanders hadn't tried to find fits within their roster to play with Tavares. And while it's nothing against either Bailey or Lee, both of whom have scoring talent, neither are really all that comparable to Eberle, who is an incredibly skilled puck handler and playmaker. (more...)
Mexico snatch draw with Portugal in confederations cup
- June 22, 2017

Ronaldo, 32, will line up against World Cup hosts Russian Federation in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow on Wednesday with the European champions aiming to secure their first victory in the competition following Sunday's Group A draw against Mexico in Kazan. (more...)
Infantino: Not time to think about future of Confed Cup Infantino: Not time to think about future of Confed Cup
- June 22, 2017

Ricardo Quaresma opened the scoring for Portugal in the 34th minute on a magical assist from Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo . Portugal boss Fernando Santos admitted on Sunday that the mid-game referral process was "confusing" but Infantino says he has been encouraged by VAR's test on the global worldwide stage with a year to go before the World Cup . (more...)
McPhee will pick Golden Knights on Tuesday
- June 22, 2017

The Vegas Golden Knights are the league's first expansion franchise in almost two decades, and they will begin play in 2017-18 after selecting at least one player from each of the other 30 teams in the NHL . If recent reports are accurate about the proposed deal with Columbus where the Blue Jackets would send their first-round pick (No. 24) as compensation for the Knights not selecting certain players and taking on the injured David Clarkson's salary ($5.25 million), McPhee could be ... (more...)
England show their 'character' as Kane snatches late draw against Scotland
- June 22, 2017

Kane levels for the Three Lions! Germany's five point lead atop Group C was maintained as Stuart Dallas scored two minutes into injury time to give Northern Ireland a 1-0 win over Azerbaijan in Baku. "I want to play, I want to play every game", said Kane. "It is a good point away from home". We've got to take the finish. It was Griffith's first goals for his country and he admitted afterwards that he was happy to get off the mark. (more...)
Black bear kills teen during mountain race in Alaska
- June 22, 2017

Cooper was running in the Junior division and had just passed the halfway point turnaround when he texted a family member that he was being chased by a bear . Two Alaska towns are reeling after separate bear attacks claimed two lives in a span of just two days. It appeared only to wound the animal, which ran off and has not been seen since, according to the Dispatch News . (more...)
Red Sox announcer Remy says Tanaka shouldn't get translator
- June 22, 2017

New York Yankees' CC Sabathia delivers a pitch during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 , in New York . On Monday, he attended the dedication of Porcello Field at Seton Hall Prep in West Orange, New Jersey, where he was 10-0 as a senior in 2007. NY tied the game in the second when Aaron Hicks scored on a throwing error by Betts after a single to right field by Gregorius. (more...)
GGG & Canelo Alvarez weigh-in on Conor McGregor vs GGG & Canelo Alvarez weigh-in on Conor McGregor vs
- June 22, 2017

Alvarez and Golovkin are approaching a mega-fight of their own as the two fighters, who are considered amongst the pound-for-pound best boxers in the world , are set to meet in a colossal main event from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas , Nevada on Sat. (more...)
Formula One: Sauber chief Kaltenborn quits Formula One: Sauber chief Kaltenborn quits
- June 22, 2017

Indian-born Austrian Kaltenborn, who had worked with the team since the late 1990s, broke new ground when she was promoted to team principal and chief executive officer when Peter Sauber retired five years ago. In 2012, she became the first female team principal in the history of the sport. Honda, of course, has utterly failed to produce a competitive F1 engine all year long-such to the point that McLaren is looking for anyone else to provide its power units instead. (more...)
Could Clippers move DeAndre Jordan?
- June 22, 2017

One of the latest to pop up involves a potential trade of #DeAndre Jordan by the Los Angeles Clippers . According to Goodwill's initial report, the Phoenix Suns and Denver Nuggets have also expressed interest in Butler. In the midst of a frenzy before the 2017 NBA Draft , the Los Angeles Clippers are largely flying under the radar, at least when compared to the enormity of their offseason. (more...)
Turnbull promises tighter parole rules after deadly Melbourne siege Turnbull promises tighter parole rules after deadly Melbourne siege
- June 22, 2017

Tightening the parole system will be high on the agenda at a meeting of the prime minister and premiers on Friday after the Melbourne terrorist siege. and acquitted. He was known to have connections, at least in the past, with violent extremism", Turnbull told reporters. Once law enforcement arrived at the apartment block shortly after 4 p.m. (more...)
Players walk out to sound of Oasis song for France-England Players walk out to sound of Oasis song for France-England
- June 22, 2017

Southgate is trying to instill a new way of playing, based on a quicker and more fluent approach with a higher emphasis on slick passing and skill. Southgate desperately tried to stop them with substitutions and by changing his system. Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud would have got France back on level terms with an excellent chest and volley into the top corner. Eric Dier's lazy pass was cut out by Thomas Lemar , who quickly shifted the ball into the path of Pogba, who in turn fed ... (more...)
Ward vs Kovalev II: Andre Ward Stops Sergey Kovalev in 8
- June 22, 2017

Ward (30-2-1, 26 KOs) was ahead on judges Glenn Feldman and Dave Moretti's scorecards, who each had it 67-66 for Ward , while Steve Weisfeld scored it 68-65 for Kovalev at the time referee Tony Weeks ended the fight, with Kovalev bent over in a corner and Ward chopping away at his tender midsection. (more...)
Bairstow leads England to rout of Proteas Bairstow leads England to rout of Proteas
- June 22, 2017

Hendricks, for his part, was making his sixth appearance in the global stage and was dismissed off the first ball of the third over bowled by Chris Wood. Here was confirmation that Roy remains an audacious batsman rather than an avaricious one. Morgan also reserved special praise for Bairstow, who is now shaping up to be a pivotal man for England in all forms of the game. (more...)
Arsenal FC sending mixed signals on Alexis Sanchez transfer
- June 22, 2017

Although both players' futures at the club are in doubt, being part of the kit launch is an indication that both could be set to stay. The shirts, unveiled at an event at Kings Cross station involving legends Robert Pires and Martin Keown, resemble those they have worn each of the last two years. (more...)
Germany clings on to beat Australia after keeper's blunders
- June 22, 2017

Milligan underlined the unity of the squad when asked how Massimo Luongo , who was replaced at halftime by Kruse against Germany after conceding a spot kick, might be feeling. "It's not easy to do", he added, referring to the 3-2-4-1 system he employed. On the outskirts of subtropical Sochi , the Australian national team look nonchalant while running through final preparations ahead of their opening game of the 2017 Fifa Confederations Cup . (more...)