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Sport Manhunt snares U.S. inmates who killed prison guards
Author: 0 Manhunt snares U.S. inmates who killed prison guards

Each had served the department for several years. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Authorities hold a news conference held at a truck stop Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Christiana, Tenn. They took off with the Honda driver's phone, leaving 31 other inmates locked in the bus with the two dead guards, and were gone by the time help arrived.

Author: 0 Drought-breaking cricket win gets positive spin in Pakistan

India eventually collapsed to 158 all out as they suffered their heaviest defeat in terms of runs in 129 ODIs against Pakistan. I doubt I'm the only spectator that Pakistan surprised on Sunday by beating India, but it was the fashion of the win that surprised me most.

Sport Larson pulls away after restart
Author: 0 Larson pulls away after restart

It allowed him to move to the series points lead - five ahead of Martin Truex Jr . With Sunday's victory, Larson reclaims the top spot in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series standings . "We had a lot of things that didn't go our way". The No. 4 is now fourth in points. Larson earned his third victory in 127 Cup Series races and second time this year.

Sport Kohli wishes Indian hockey team ahead of Pakistan HWL clash
Author: 0 Kohli wishes Indian hockey team ahead of Pakistan HWL clash

Put in to bat, Pakistan rode on a century by opener Fakhar Zaman to post a massive total of 338/4 in the allotted 50 overs. Sarfraz-led Pakistan, who entered the tournament as World No. This is their first ICC title since winning the 2009 World Twenty20 in similarly incomprehensible manner. Young gun Babar Azam has risen three spots into fifth on the batting rankings, joining defeated India captain Virat Kohli (first), Australia vice-captain David Warner (second), Proteas skipper AB de ...

Author: 0 How much should viewers expect to pay to watch Mayweather vs. McGregor?

The Straight Blast Gym head-coach tweeted "10 weeks #McGregorVsMayweather" alongside an image of himself and The Notorious One. The long-anticipated fight , which pits two of the top-selling fighters in the world, was announced by both Mayweather and McGregor on Wednesday.

Sport Justin Thomas joins leader logjam at US Open
Author: 0 Justin Thomas joins leader logjam at US Open

Open. He shot a 5-under on Thursday, 2-under on Friday and 5-under-par again on Saturday. Justin Thomas may have had one of the more entertaining birdies of the afternoon at the par-4 fifth. "But I'm looking forward to getting the job done". Six players start the final round within three shots of the lead, all eyeing their first major. No one ever has had a lower score in any major.

Sport Tottenham Want Gylfi Sigurdsson Back, Swansea Uninterested in Selling
Author: 0 Tottenham Want Gylfi Sigurdsson Back, Swansea Uninterested in Selling

But sources close to the player say he is still not convinced a move to Newcastle is the best one for him at this stage of his career. Swansea boss Paul Clements knows Abraham well from his time at Chelsea, and the Welsh club's chairman Huw Jenkins admits they are keen on the exciting youngster.

Author: 0 Andy Murray enters semi-finals

The Japanese star recovered from a terrible start to beat veteran Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0 in the French Open fourth round to reach a seventh Grand Slam quarter-final. A total of five aces and 29 winners earned Murray a 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 win against the 21-year-old Russian in two hours and four minutes. Murray on the way to his next semi-finals at Roland Garros made seven breaks, organized 31 Vinner and committed 26 unforced errors.

Sport Update on Alvaro Morata most United fans don't want to hear
Author: 0 Update on Alvaro Morata most United fans don't want to hear

That has contributed to United's delay in concluding a deal for Morata, with Ronaldo's bombshell forcing them to re-think their summer plans. "If there is anything to do, it will be done in time". "I know Cristiano, he's a good guy as a professional and as a person". " I have to make a defense at all costs as a player and as a person. know well".

Sport Chiefs vs. British & Irish Lions
Author: 0 Chiefs vs. British & Irish Lions

British and Irish Lions boss Warren Gatland has rung the changes for Tuesday's clash with the Chiefs in Hamilton, resting a host of Test regulars for Saturday's first All Blacks clash. Andy Farrell confirmed this today, as he said: "It [the injury] seems to have settled down". "I feel like there's much more to come, I really do".

Sport Ex-NFL player Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty to Florida DUI
Author: 0 Ex-NFL player Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty to Florida DUI

The court has also ordered him to install an ignition interlock device on his vehicle for the next six months. Additionally, Taylor must attend DUI school, perform 75 hours of community service, be subjected to random alcohol and drug tests and pay a $1,050 fine.

Author: 0 Philly gets No. 1 pick from Sixers, chance to draft Fultz

Philadelphia and Boston completed their trade of draft picks on Monday, the 76ers acquiring the No. 1 pick from the Celtics and netting the chance to draft Washington guard Markelle Fultz . "We still have a very young talented core that we can continue to build with and build around", Grunfeld said in April. We watched the same Finals that everybody did.

Author: 0 Tapwrit's final finish makes up for Triple Crown letdown at Belmont

And he trains Always Dreaming , who won the Kentucky Derby this year but finished only eighth in the Preakness Stakes . "It's a feeling I can't explain right now". "It was everything we talked about in the paddock before the race", Pletcher said. With a possible Triple Crown glittering on the horizon, Always Dreaming lost the Preakness , which, as disappointing as it was for Pletcher, provided a measure of relief, since it eliminated a scenario in which two horses he liked for the ...

Sport Could Team NZ still be savaged by Oracle TeamUSA?
Author: 0 Could Team NZ still be savaged by Oracle TeamUSA?

Both teams have modified their boats and the two light wind duels showed the Kiwis' pace. "We're not even half way through the competition, these guys are 3-0 up and we have five days to make changes". Ainslie mounted a British bid for the Cup this year that ended in the challenger semi-finals, but Spithill indicated a crew change could again be up for discussion.

Sport Ostapenko leads her opponents on a merry dance
Author: 0 Ostapenko leads her opponents on a merry dance

And then the fearless Latvian, Jelena Ostapenko , blasted victor after winner past Halep and worked her way back into the match. Then Halep, also in quest for her maiden Grand Slam trophy and the world No. Then when I went on court, I felt quite free, until I was losing the second set, then I felt a little bit nervous again. Cahill, who briefly interrupted his collaboration with Halep this season, citing the player's negative attitude on court, had nothing to reproach her for on Saturday.

Sport Will The McGregor-Mayweather Fight Be A Joke?
Author: 0 Will The McGregor-Mayweather Fight Be A Joke?

The 40-year-old Mayweather will be aiming to reach the 50-0 milestone while McGregor is a heavy underdog in the 12-round boxing match. The purse for the fight is not being disclosed, but it is rumored that both fighters will receive a considerable boost to their net worth.

Sport Green Bay fan sues over Bears' sideline ban on Packers gear
Author: 0 Green Bay fan sues over Bears' sideline ban on Packers gear

He went in Packers apparel anyway and was turned away. Knowing some Bears fans (ahem), it seems like a bit of a reckless move on the part of Beckman, who is reportedly merely seeking the right to Cheesehead where he pleases, per the constitution, rather than any damages.

Sport Nick Kyrgios has retired with injury during the first round at Queens
Author: 0 Nick Kyrgios has retired with injury during the first round at Queens

After losing the tiebreaker, he picked up his bag and shook hands with Young. I mean, it's tough to play through. "I'm sure it will". "I went to the doctors and they gave me some anti-inflammatories", Kyrgios said . I'm sure it will". It has been a hard season for Kyrgios, who has been battling injury and also took a short break from tennis in April following the death of his grandfather.

Author: 0 Lions' back three far from being finalised ahead of Test series

Tuesday's match against the Chiefs will have little impact on the Lions' test preparation, unless they suffer a third midweek defeat which will affect the mood in the touring camp. It's down to anticipation, work-rate and a hunger to get involved and shoo-in Lions wingers George North and Anthony Watson need to get in better positions to support the ball carrier.

Author: 0 What Royce Lewis brings to the Minnesota Twins as No 1 pick

Lewis, who turned 18 on June 5, hit.429 as a senior with nine doubles and four home runs for JSerra Catholic High School in Orange County. Also an option at number one was California high schooler Hunter Greene , who boasts a 102-mph fastball and played shortstop for Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks.

Sport LeBron James' Top NBA Finals Performances
Author: 0 LeBron James' Top NBA Finals Performances

He also had 13 rebounds and eight assists, giving him a triple-double average for the finals, an unprecedented feat. Was he awarded the NBA Finals MVP or even did his team win? No. "I think it was a typical closeout game", Golden State head coach Steve Kerr said. Both of them could improve the Cavaliers , but it is questionable if Cleveland can afford them as the team will have to pay over $120 million for their players next year, which is well above the salary cap.

Sport Pittsburgh Penguins Win NHL Stanley Cup on NBC Sports
Author: 0 Pittsburgh Penguins Win NHL Stanley Cup on NBC Sports

The Penguins capped their 50th season in the NHL's centennial year with the third championship for Crosby and a handful of teammates from the 2009 title team, surpassing the two won by the Penguins teams led by current owner Mario Lemieux in the 1990s.

Author: 0 Cavs, GM Griffin to part after 3 straight NBA Finals trips

In April, James had endorsed Griffin as being deserving of an extension, but according to ESPN, Griffin did not share Gilbert's vision for the direction of the team. As good as Irving is, the Cavaliers could probably get by without him because LeBron James can handle the ball. Former Pistons guard Chauncey Billups says late owner Bill Davidson and former president Joe Dumars provided the key to his success by believing in him.

Sport Florentino Perez plans Cristiano Ronaldo 'solution' for Real Madrid
Author: 0 Florentino Perez plans Cristiano Ronaldo 'solution' for Real Madrid

There is still a chance that Perez could comment on Ronaldo's situation on Monday evening during an interview he is scheduled to conduct with Spanish radio station Onda Cero . The forward had helped United win three Premier League titles and the Champions League in his six years at the club, and had also won the Ballon d'Or.

Author: 0 Long road: Koepka's journey now includes a US Open title

The top 16 players at the beginning of play Sunday ran the gamut from 21-year-old Si Woo Kim to 40-year-old Charley Hoffman . He then distanced himself from Brian Harman, whom he co-led with at 13 under, and the rest of the field, after draining three straight birdies on holes 14, 15 and 16 to pull away.

Author: 0 Hamilton scores crushing win in Canada

Kvyat stalled on the grid before the formation lap and then failed to go to the back before the start. It was the three-time champion's sixth victory at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve-where he claimed his maiden triumph in 2007-as well as his third this season and the 56th of his career.

Sport Tiger Woods is 'Receiving Professional Help' After DUI Arrest
Author: 0 Tiger Woods is 'Receiving Professional Help' After DUI Arrest

Tiger Woods announced Monday via Twitter that he's getting professional help in the wake of his DUI arrest in May . In the tweet, Woods thanked "everyone for the incredible outpouring of support and understanding". Videos released by the Jupiter Police Department showed a almost incoherent Woods unable to say where he was. Woods is scheduled to appear in court on August 9.

Sport Most-Watched NBA Finals Since 1998 Finish Strong
Author: 0 Most-Watched NBA Finals Since 1998 Finish Strong

Warriors forward Kevin Durant , 28, was named the Most Valuable Player of the Finals. While it was a huge win for the Warriors - it's the franchise's fifth championship win and second since 1975 - it was arguably an even more meaningful win for Nike athlete and Finals MVP Kevin Durant .

Author: 0 Shah Rukh Khan buys South Africa T20 franchise

Bollywood star Shahrukh Khan , who also owns Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders , has been named owner of the Cape Town franchise of Cricket South Africa's upcoming T20 league. The process of applying to own and operate a team opened on February 4, with more than 150 expressions of interest of ownership now narrowed down to just eight.

Sport Barcelona Legend Xavi Claims Celtic Are Too Big For Champions League Qualifiers
Author: 0 Barcelona Legend Xavi Claims Celtic Are Too Big For Champions League Qualifiers

Celtic will play the first leg away from home which is set to take place on either Tuesday 11th or Wednesday 12th July. The first leg to be played at Windsor on a hugely significant date in Northern Ireland. Celtic are a level far above what we play at. In his first year in charge Brendan Rodgers led Celtic to the title by a margin of 30 points. McGivern added: "I'm sure a live TV deal will be discussed, too".

Sport Pakistan deserved to win Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli
Author: 0 Pakistan deserved to win Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli

India had thrashed Pakistani side by 124 runs in their tournament opener at Edgbaston on June 4. They were eventually dismissed for 158 in reply to Pakistan's 338 for four, which featured Fakhar Zaman's 114, the left-handed opener's maiden one-day global hundred coming in just his fourth match at this level.

Sport Nevadans like Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green
Author: 0 Nevadans like Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green

Golden State outscored Cleveland, 11-0, in the final three minutes of Wednesday's decisive battle - pulling away late to hand the Cavaliers a crushing 118-113 defeat, putting them in a 0-3 hole with Game 4 of the 2017 Finals slated for Friday night at The Q.

Author: 0 Joey Logano 3rd at Michigan, hopes he's 'out of the funk'

Kyle Larson bested Chase Elliott for the second consecutive NASCAR cup race at MIS. Denny Hamlin , who won Saturday's Xfinity race, was fourth, followed by Jamie McMurray and Truex. But a series of restarts allowed him to move toward the race leaders. "Yeah, you have no idea how good this feels", Logano said. "The objective of having stages was really because the networks want more cautions , more restarts, because people tune in when we have a caution".

Sport Robert Horry comments on LeBron James' legacy
Author: 0 Robert Horry comments on LeBron James' legacy

You're 1 of a kind kid and I'm extremely proud to be your Father! Bryce's cake was triple layered, featuring a basketball , football and soccer ball. James also posted a video of the family singing Happy Birthday to Bryce earlier in the week. It was certainly a better time than the Cavaliers had in the NBA Finals .

Sport Lennox Lewis: I Wouldn't Buy Floyd Mayweather Vs. Conor McGregor
Author: 0 Lennox Lewis: I Wouldn't Buy Floyd Mayweather Vs. Conor McGregor

Broner said. "So after this fight, I just feel like, if I come out untouched, I feel like I'm going to be victorious". "I think mid-fight", Roddy elaborated. "Lorenzo Fertitta has been instrumental in a lot of different ways in relation to Conor's career", Attar said. "You can ask any of the middleweights in our gym".

Sport Celtics trade No. 1 overall draft pick to 76ers
Author: 0 Celtics trade No. 1 overall draft pick to 76ers

Ainge confirmed the Celtics brought in Tatum for a workout Monday, and that the team plans to host Jackson for a workout Tuesday. It means that the 76ers will have Ben Simmons and this year's first overall pick on the court next year along with Joel Embiid , 2014's third overall pick too provided they all remain healthy.

Sport Kingmaker Fergie key to Cristiano Ronaldo's Manchester United return
Author: 0 Kingmaker Fergie key to Cristiano Ronaldo's Manchester United return

Meanwhile, former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon has confirmed that the player's heart is already at Manchester United . Manchester United sold Ronaldo to Real Madrid in the summer of 2009 for £80m and they have tried to set up a deal for his return on at least one occasion since his departure.

Sport Germaine de Randamie removed as UFC featherweight champion
Author: 0 Germaine de Randamie removed as UFC featherweight champion

UFC officials confirmed the match-up today, while at the same time also informing Germaine de Randamie that she has been stripped for her 145lb title due to her refusal to fight 'Cyborg'. On the heels of the UFC's announcement, de Randamie issued her own statement via social media. "I am fighting at a more natural weight", Cyborg said.

Author: 0 Lakers Rumors: Los Angeles wants another pick in NBA Draft

As such, the Pacers have seemingly hopped on the phones and are trying their best to offload their exiting super star via a trade. Word is that we will find out soon about a potential George deal to the Cavaliers , before the NBA Draft this Thursday most likely.

Author: 0 Russia Win Against New Zealand in Confederations Cup Opener

Russia's Denis Glushakov , top, chips the ball over New Zealand goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic to score the opening goal during the Confederations, Cup Group A soccer match between Russian Federation and New Zealand , at the St.Petersburg st.

Sport Davis 2-run homer leads Athletics to sweep of Yankees
Author: 0 Davis 2-run homer leads Athletics to sweep of Yankees

After hitting 13 home runs in 72 contests past year as a rookie, Healy has 30 career blasts in his first 139 games. Khris Davis hit a 442-foot, two-run homer with two outs in the third inning. Yankee bats, however, looked worn out in managing just three runs and six hits over 6 1⁄3 innings against righthander Jharel Cotton, who came in 3-7 with a 5.52 ERA.

Author: 0 Confed Cup: Chicharito Scores As Resilient Mexico Hold Portugal

Cedric Soares looked to have given the European champions the three points with a goal in the 86th, but newly-signed AS Roma defender Hector Moreno scored off a corner to rescue a point for the CONCACAF representatives. They scored in the last few minutes and now we think of the next game. Cristiano Ronaldo is finally getting an attacking partner he can count on.

Author: 0 Fleury among Penguins unprotected on expansion list

There's going to be a lot of action, in the next two days and in the coming weeks. "We have some control over what's happening now - but now we're on the clock". Nobody scored more among available players than the 33-year-old Eaves, who cracked the 20-goal plateau for only the second time with 32 last season.

Author: 0 Pakistan crush England to storm into final

Pakistan advanced to the International Cricket Council Champions Trophy final on the back of a superb bowling performance and a century opening stand, as they crushed England by eight wickets in their semi-final clash in Cardiff yesterday.

Sport Markelle Fultz feels he has what it takes to help 76ers win
Author: 0 Markelle Fultz feels he has what it takes to help 76ers win

The rumor appears to be true considering the fact that Fultz was supposed to have a scheduled workout with the Celtics sometime Saturday but his plans got shifted to Philadelphia instead. 1 overall pick in Thursday's National Basketball Association draft", 76ers managing general partner Josh Harris said. The Nets can be forgiven if they close their eyes when the first pick goes off Thursday in their own Barclays Center.

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