Speaking to media on Sunday ahead of Game 5 of The Finals, LeBron James was asked if he would be interested in playing in the half court for his country, and he chose to politely, and self-deprecatingly decline the potential offer. 3-on-3 has been on the rise, with the Dew NBA 3x tour and Ice Cube's BIG3 league serving as platforms to grow the sport. "The Olympic stage will provide these elite athletes with the opportunity to further demonstrate their talents", NBA Deputy Commissioner ...
Gonzalez is looking to improve upon his last outing on Friday, when he permitted four runs and as many walks in 4 2/3 innings of a 7-3 setback at Cleveland. Chicago's Alen Hanson hit his first career homer in the ninth, but the Orioles got the win they needed. Davis (oblique) landed on the 10-day disabled list Wednesday.
The Italian side are holding out for closer to £40m for the Egyptian, while Jurgen Klopp's side do not wish to go any further than £35m. However it looks like Salah could soon make a return to the Premier League , as Sky Sport Italia reports the winger has informed Roma he wants to join Liverpool .
This time around Tottenham are set to host Swansea City on September 16, days after match day one of the Champions League. "It's a great start at home to Tottenham and a really exciting first game at St James' Park for our fans to enjoy".
Dustin Johnson has been in complete control of his golf game during his rise to No. 1. Instead, referees will be assigned two or three holes to officiate "so they can familiarize themselves with every aspect and nuance of those couple of holes".
Since the 2015 World Cup quarterfinal, India-Bangladesh contests have been marked by fan frenzy and vitriol, promoting Mashrafe Mortaza and counterpart Virat Kohli to let the encomiums flow on match eve. Fifty-up Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahman are leading Bangladesh's charge as India are struggling to contain the free flow of runs. Kohli walks in, plays a few shots before being dismissed.
I don't believe I've played for a super-team", James said . Those three would wreak so much havoc that the court might shake and split beneath them. After the Golden State Warriors knocked out the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals Monday night, James was asked if he believes the league benefits from superstar players joining forces to chase titles.
The two parties have agreed to rumble on August 26 at the MGM Grand Garden or the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas , after Mayweather Promotions was yesterday granted the green light to promote an event on that date. That makes Mayweather a heavy favourite to beat the mixed martial arts fighter, who is known for his explosive power. Mayweather confirmed the fight on his Instagram account as he shared a video poster of both fighters with the caption, " It's official ".
Sparks about a fight began to fly after UFC 205 in November, when McGregor claimed the UFC lightweight title to become the first fighter in UFC history to simultaneously hold belts in two weight classes. The 40-year-old Mayweather announced his retirement after winning his 49th straight bout against Andre Berto, also in Las Vegas in September 2015.
But Sarfraz made Sri Lanka pay for dropping him twice with a superb 61 not out and received excellent support from Mohammad Amir (28 not out) in a decisive and unbroken eighth-wicket stand of 75. Skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed and opener Fakhar Zaman are the only Pakistan batsmen who have shown some kind of form in this tournament. "Every partnership we had started behind the rate, which put us under the pump a little bit, and none of our batsmen seemed to get away".
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Ronaldo's agent has denied any wrongdoing. Gestifute, the agency representing the Portugal captain, said in a lengthy statement posted on its website the matter is a complex financial one. Prosecutors accuse the Portugal global of evading tax via a shell company based in the British Virgin Islands and another in Ireland, known for its low corporate tax rate.
England made a flying start, as captain Kane put them ahead in the ninth minute following a slick team move. Harry Kane opened the scoring early for Gareth Southgate's Three Lions side, but England were trailing by half-time after goals by Samuel Umtiti and Djibril Sidibe .
Pakistan made far better use of the used wicket in Cardiff , offering little pace or bounce. Pakistan will meet either India or Bangladesh in the Champions Trophy final on Sunday. "250/270 would have been". England didn't manage a single individual fifty in their innings. Recalled Jonny Bairstow , opening in ODI cricket for the first time at the expense of out-of-form Jason Roy , struck 43 off 57 balls after surviving a review for lbw off just his second ball and benefiting ...
ANTOINE Griezmann apologised for any misunderstanding his comments about his future may have caused in recent months after extending his Atletico Madrid contract until 2022. A few days ago, agent Juanma Lopez has confirmed that Manchester United is an "interesting" destination for his client. Jose Mourinho at Friends Arena, Stockholm, Sweden, May 24.
Pakistani bowlers produced another professional performance to restrict the formidable England batting line-up to 211 after Sarfraz Ahmed opted to bowl on a used surface. Junaid Khan finished with 2-42 and Rumman Raees with 2-44. "We adapted to the conditions, we knew if we restricted them we could easily chase it down".
Pakistan defeated England to qualify for the final of the 50-over tournament. However, the Virat Kohli-led side made a fine comeback in a do-or-die match against South Africa . This will be the first meeting between the two sides in ODIs in England . India will be under more pressure due to their huge population - Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza tries to address the issue of pressure ahead of the clash.
Alex Hales' attempt to up the ante had already ended in a faulty chip to cover, advancing to Rumman Raees to give the one-day worldwide debutant his maiden wicket. Junaid Khan , right, celebrates taking the wicket of Jos Buttler. Sarfraz Ahmed's brilliant 61-run knock secured a semi-final berth for Pakistan , who beat Sri Lanka by 3 wickets in the final Group B game.
The 18-year-old is one of the most sought after players in Europe after a breakthrough season for the Ligue 1 champions in which he scored 26 goals in all competitions. Real Madrid remain as the favourites to land him because they seem to be the only side willing to meet Monaco's asking price of £100 million, but Manchester United and Arsenal are also believed to keep a close eye on the situation.
Either LeBron James has a very short memory, or he does not consider the Miami Heat's two NBA Championship teams on which he played "super-teams", despite the fact his teammates included six-time All-Star Dwyane Wade, five-time All-Star Chris Bosh, and 10-time All-Star Ray Allen.
Conor McGregor has been pegged as a heavy underdog for his fight against boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. on August 26 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas , which officially was announced Wednesday. " THE FIGHT IS ON ", McGregor tweeted minutes before Mayweather's post . Mayweather had previously topped that list on three separate occasions but relinquished his crown following his retirement after victory over Andre Berto in September 2015.
India took the last eight South Africa wickets for 51 runs and a serene Kohli was unbeaten on 76 as his team cruised home with 12 overs to spare to set up a likely semi-final with neighbours Bangladesh at Edgbaston on Thursday. AB de Villiers (c), F Behardien, R Hendricks, I Tahir, D Miller, M Morkel, C Morris, M Mosehle (wkt), W Parnell, D Paterson, A Phehlukwayo, D Pretorius, T Shamsi, JJ Smuts.
The scorer's table was even confused. Because Mary Babers Green is more known than Ayesha Curry for unleashing her opinions on Twitter, it's unlikely this one will have the same effect that Curry's did. An officer intervened, and moments later, shoving ensued that involved two males. "Yeah, they're fine", Green said about the incident. When asked about how much the fans have repeatedly heckled him, Green took it as a form of flattery.
Arena made seven changes to the team that beat Trinidad and Tobago 2-0 on Thursday , while also moving to a five-man defense. Vela's goal was a decent finish, but it doesn't have a patch on Bradley's effort. "It was a shame to give away the goal that we did, because obviously they have a lot of the ball - but tactically, the game went the way we expected and the way we wanted.
But Kirwan, who played in the All Blacks with Gatland in the late 1980s and early 1990s, said such comments underestimated the Lions mentor's ability. Jack McGrath, CJ Stander and Johnny Sexton make the replacements bench. The Lions has only once enjoyed a series victory over New Zealand , back in 1971, and this crop of players will be underdogs playing against an All Blacks side on a record run of 45 unbeaten home games.
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Durant won himself the honor of Finals MVP with a team high of 39 points along with 7 rebounds and 5 assists , and clearly, his mother couldn't be prouder. Then they dismantled the Cavs, who had dismantled the East. Cleveland should have won Game 3, and it probably only would have meant Warriors in six.
Swedish worldwide Lindelof will now compete with Eric Bailly , Chris Smalling , Phil Jones , Daley Blind and Marcos Rojo for a starting spot in the centre of United's defence. The Jose Mourinho revolution at Manchester United is readily gathering momentum at the moment. Lindelof flew in this morning and is due to undergo an examination at the clubs AON complex.
I have never seen anyone get a warning after they have missed the ball toss. "Yeah, for sure, it's gonna be a tough one. It's winning when you're not playing your best is more impressive". "Kei, you know, obviously lost against him at the US Open ". You know, especially in the last couple of months. "I am in semifinals with a very positive feelings", Nadal said.
He confirmed referee Davide Massa's original decision to award the spot-kick, resulting in the sending off of Varane , much to the disgust of the France players and the home crowd. UEFA powers France and England squared off in Paris to close their global fixture windows, and they went back and forth in an entertaining affair, with Les Bleus climbing back into the lead and holding on for a 3-2 victory through Borussia Dortmund rising star Ousmane Dembele .
The venue has not been confirmed but according to reports in media that appeared earlier, Mayweather Promotions have reserved the MGM Grand Garden Arena. CONFIRMED! Following reports that Mayweather Promotions had reserved an August 26th date for an unspecified event, the fight has been officially announced.
As a raucous crowd cheered at Oracle Arena, Curry watched freshly crowned Finals Most Valuable Player Durant capturing his first ring in his 10th National Basketball Association season. James collected a game-high 13 rebounds and added eight assists to go while becoming the first player ever to average a triple-double in the Finals.
However, his side face a daunting end to the season with their final four games including trips to Manchester City and Chelsea , plus Everton and Arsenal at home. Their first home game against a major side is on November 18 when Tottenham visit the Emirates. Elsewhere on the opening weekend, which kicks off on August 12, Arsenal host Leicester City , Manchester United face West Ham at Old Trafford and Liverpool make the trip to Vicarage Road to face Watford .
The shocking event left the Capitol horrified and stunned. Scalise and four others were taken to hospitals after the attack. "House Democrats praying for our House GOP [and] Senate GOP baseball colleagues after hearing about the horrific shooting", Rep.
The judges did appear to back the administration in saying that the government was within its rights to review existing vetting procedures for travelers from the six countries concerned. Wall also requested that the Supreme Court discuss at its June 22 private conference the administration's request for two emergency applications to reinstate his revised travel ban targeting six majority-Muslim countries and restricting refugee entries.
In the video the officer can be heard asking Woods, "you know where you are going?", to which Woods replied, "No". One of the reports said Woods had to be awakened and that his speech was slow and slurred but that he was "cooperative". Vicodin is an opioid pain medication. "I understand the severity of what I did and take full responsibility for my actions", the 41-year-old father of two said in the statement.
Comey told the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 3. Trump claimed, and Comey later affirmed, that Comey assured him he was not personally under FBI investigation . But if he tries to sack the special counsel, he will be making a bet that the country is too weak and disoriented to stand together behind its constitutional structure of law - which, really, would be the saddest outcome of all.
Open Championship this week? Johnson arrived at Erin Hills on Tuesday afternoon, played some golf on the course , practiced on Wednesday morning, played nine holes and pronounced himself ready to go. "I'm so shocked and so thankful for everyone who made a decision to come, because it was a last-minute thing and it's expensive". Not too long ago, first-time major champions had won 12 out of 13, from Lucas Glover in the 2009 U.S.
Diego Costa's future is now in doubt having initially wanted to return to Atletico Madrid this summer. Diego Costa's brother has claimed that the Chelsea striker has had "a lot of offers" to leave the Premier League champions this summer.
Years of life for birthday boy Avisail Garcia , who belted a two-run double over Adam Jones' head in center in the third, and followed it up with a two-run single in the fourth for his 24th multi-hit game of the season (he had 25 all of last season).
The Warriors' rejection of the White House's invitation builds on the sentiment expressed by several New England Patriots who announced they would not attend the Trump White House ceremony in April. "Trump couldn't be more ill-suited to be president, because he's a blowhard", Kerr told reporters in May. I mean, it may be different. "I can't believe we're getting this question already", Lacob said.
Not to mention he got a quick jab at his critics with a well-timed Nike commercial shorty after the confetti fell in Oracle Arena. The Golden State Warriors are National Basketball Association champions once again after brushing aside the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 Monday night.
Thus the Clippers need all the helpful advice they can get, and West brings a well-earned reputation as one of the cleverest move-makers in National Basketball Association history. In what will serve as perhaps the most indelible image from his time with the Warriors, West shared a brief moment with Durant in a hallway at Oracle Arena Monday night after Durant won Finals MVP honors for his role in the Warriors' five-game conquest of the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Authorities accuse Ronaldo of knowingly using an overseas "business structure" (or shell company) to hide income from his image rights from Spanish tax agencies between 2011 and 2014. The lawsuit filed against Real Madrid star was based on a report sent to the prosecutor's office from Spain's tax agency AEAT. The denial arrives hours after a tax fraud lawsuit was filed against him in Madrid .
The loss at Otago Regional Stadium, however, was a bigger blow for the tourists after they had impressed with a 12-3 win over the Canterbury Crusaders last Saturday and looked to have begun to get some momentum into their tour. "It was a good tight match but if we could go back in time , I think there's a few things we'd have changed out there". The British and Irish Lions are roaring into Wellington to face the champion Hurricanes side on June 27 and we're giving you the chance to be ...
This is the Warriors' fifth National Basketball Association title in franchise history and its second in three years. A fabulous first one with and for Durant . "The toughest challenge was to come in here and see how I can help this team get better", Durant said. Go take it. It's about you .' But I'm like, 'No.
He informed me that he won't be needed me in the team next season". However there were signs of disharmony between him and the coaching staff throughout the campaign. The Blues are already set to re-sign their former hitman Romelu Lukaku from Everton in a deal that could cost £100m. "It has to be because I have done badly this year", he said sarcastically.
And this course has 14 blind tee shots out of 18 holes. "I really wasn't in contention, but I was up around the top", said Stricker. "I tend to focus more and play better". Along with winning at Torrey Pines with an eagle on his final hole, Rahm challenged Dustin Johnson in Mexico and scared him in Match Play when Johnson was on his three-tournament winning streak.
Bacsinszky overcame raucous support for Kiki Mladenovic to advance to her second Roland Garros semi-final 6-4 6-4 before unseeded Ostapenko rattled Caroline Wozniacki with a 4-6 6-2 6-2 success . "At first, the conditions were really tough", Ostapenko said. The two men's quarterfinals - Novak Djokovic vs Dominic Thiem and Rafael Nadal vs Pablo Carreno Busta - that were supposed to take place on Tuesday, have been rescheduled for Wednesday.
France went on to win Tuesday's match 3-2, despite being reduced to 10 men early in the second half. The defeat in Paris was by far the most disappointing with England taught a lesson by their opponents who played nearly the whole of the second-half with a man fewer, after Raphael Varane was sent off in conceding a penalty, following a referral to the Video Assistant Referee (VAR ), but still dominated with a young team.