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Author: 0 Bennetts attacks Hayne over his very bad Origin II performance

Now it is clear he did it while carrying a serious shoulder injury. "We've got JT here who's shoulder was absolutely buggered", he said. "I still remember when I was a kid back in Mackay, watching Origin and wanting to be a part of it". "With those guys that they've got back, they definitely know how to score points and they did". 'There's your game plan. "I just don't think it's in the right spirit of the game to try to use the referees to influence the game in some way".

Author: 0 Tigers release struggling reliever Francisco Rodriguez

This year, he has pitched 25.1 innings, giving up 31 hits, 23 runs and 22 earned runs. Koda Glover and Blake Treinen , both tried out as closers this year, have ERAs north of 5.00 as well. With that in mind, it remains to be seen as to what role "K-Rod" encounters upon ultimately landing with the Nationals. The 35-year-old was in the final year of his contract with the Tigers.

Sport Lakers select Chino Hills' Lonzo Ball
Author: 0 Lakers select Chino Hills' Lonzo Ball

Recent reports revealed that the 48-year-old Ball is now in negotiations with the WWE to make a special appearance on the June 26th episode of Monday Night Raw at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Meanwhile, LaVar Ball continues with his overrated remarks about his son Lonzo , who recently got drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers . Now he just has to go out and push him, and we will, too.

Author: 0 Shock win - Pakistan through to Champions Trophy final

England captain Eoin Morgan said Pakistan "played brilliantly" but he appeared unhappy with the wicket. "We knew that we were going to play on a used wicket at some stage in this tournament". "After the first loss, we are very down, but credit goes to the team management", said Sarfraz. "I think the pitch was very good.it was good for both teams", he said.

Sport USMNT announces final 23-man roster for 2017 Gold Cup
Author: 0 USMNT announces final 23-man roster for 2017 Gold Cup

After calling in 43 players for a training camp, Arena whittled his roster to 23, a list that must be submitted to CONCACAF by Tuesday. However, it will need to be done 24 hours prior to the team's opening match. Four players will make their first appearance in a senior team camp. The regular European-based contingent for the MNT is in the midst of a much-needed break between now and the World Cup next summer.

Sport Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Vettel penalised
Author: 0 Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Vettel penalised

Vettel , who eventually finished one spot ahead of Hamilton in fourth to marginally increase his championship lead to 14 points, subsequently served a 10-second stop-and-go penalty for unsafe driving. " Some people don't like to own up to their own mistakes ", Hamilton said. "I didn't run into the back of him on objective". This was achieved, albeit accidentally, when Vettel drove into the back of Hamilton under the safety auto in what the German driver described as a "brake check".

Sport Fultz, Embiid fully believe Sixers are a playoff team
Author: 0 Fultz, Embiid fully believe Sixers are a playoff team

Of course, Markelle Fultz , Lonzo Ball and Josh Jackson were exciting picks that could change the franchises for the better, but here are the BIG winners and losers of the 2017 NBA Draft . The Timberwolves also acquired a new center with the 16th pick in the draft in Justin Patton out of Creighton University. Draymond Green (7.0) and Stephen Curry (6.6) both exceeded five assists a night, and Kevin Durant (4.8) was close .

Sport Will AB de Villiers Call Time On Cricketing Career?
Author: 0 Will AB de Villiers Call Time On Cricketing Career?

Malan targeted South Africa's seamers, striking 12 fours and two sixes in a 44-ball knock as England posted 181-8. It was the first time an England player had scored a half-century on his T20 debut, but South Africa fought back superbly in the closing stages as Dane Paterson took four wickets.

Sport Westbrook set to learn if his historic season was an MVP one
Author: 0 Westbrook set to learn if his historic season was an MVP one

The official panel of writers and broadcasters who cover the National Basketball Association isn't so sure. The Spurs All-Star forward was named to the All-Defensive First Team on Monday, the National Basketball Association announced. Roberson received three first-place votes (worth four points each) and 37 second-place votes. Draymond finished as runner up for the DPOY to Kawhi in the past two seasons.

Author: 0 Former Packers RB Ahman Green jailed on child abuse claim

When interviewed by deputies, Green admitted pulling his daughter into the kitchen and hitting her in the face with an open hand. "We had contact with Mr". He didn't get much playing time behind starter Ricky Watters, and was traded to the Packers in 2000. A report says that the all-time leading rusher for the Green Bay Packers faces legal trouble after an arrest involving suspected child abuse.

Sport Kings' Buddy Hield Named to 2016-17 NBA All-Rookie First Team
Author: 0 Kings' Buddy Hield Named to 2016-17 NBA All-Rookie First Team

Sabonis received four First Team and 11 Second Team votes. The undrafted Heat rookie finished with 61 points, which included seven first-team votes. The fact that two players landed on the same NBA All-Rookie First Team proves the 76ers are on the verge of building something special. He led all qualified rookies in points per game and was second in field-goal and free-throw percentage.

Author: 0 Bulls fans start 'Fire GarPax' campaign on GoFundMe

The Wolves ended last season as the division's worst team at 31-51. Point guard Derrick Rose was also traded away by the team after the 2015-16 season, and the organization's handling of his departure was also met with criticism. Maybe I'm the only one who doesn't see the value in the trade. Let's not forget about the other Wolves' acquisition from June 22, Justin Patton .

Sport Daniel Ricciardo takes the blame for Q3 crash
Author: 0 Daniel Ricciardo takes the blame for Q3 crash

Daniil Kvyat was the lead Toro Rosso in eighth, splitting the two Force Indias of Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon , despite having triggered a brief virtual safety vehicle in the first half of the session, as he put debris on track from barrier contact at the sharp right-handed Turn 15.

Sport Quote: McGregor Will Knock Mayweather Out In 35 Seconds
Author: 0 Quote: McGregor Will Knock Mayweather Out In 35 Seconds

Fury, who is pursuing a world title fight with heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua, believes a win for McGregor would do be a victory for the sport of boxing. " Money " is widely considered to be the very best boxer of his generation, possessing a ideal 49-0 record, while McGregor, the UFC's lightweight champion, has never competed in a professional boxing match.

Author: 0 Manchester United making progress in pursuit of Alvaro Morata

With Zlatan Ibrahimovic saying goodbye to the Red Devils, Jose Mourinho needs an elite replacement to bang in the goals next season and it seems he's settle on one target in particular. The Spain striker only returned from Juventus last summer but produced a fine season despite failing to grab a spot in Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid first team.

Author: 0 Video review used to show red card to Cameroon defender

They played good football, till the moment when, German midfielder Kerem Dermibay slipped in the first goal at the 48 minute. Siani sarcastically applauded Colombian referee Wilmar Roldan before the official consulted a tablet computer at the side of the pitch to see the images for himself.

Author: 0 Germany boss Low reaches impressive milestone with Confederations Cup victory

Understandably, the Cameroon player went insane, and it went back to the VAR, after which Mabouka was rightly sent off. After the lengthy stoppage involving the red card incident, Germany made their numerical advantage count nearly immediately as Werner also got his first Germany goal with an excellent header from Kimmich's fine cross to the back post .

Sport Basel Still Earning From Mohamed Salah
Author: 0 Basel Still Earning From Mohamed Salah

The Reds had identified the Egyptian winger as one of their key summer targets, with his pace and direct style appealing to Jurgen Klopp . "I'm very excited to be here". Liverpool will have the added challenge of playing in the Champions League next season having finished in fourth position in the Premier League .

Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Fight Details Revealed

Mayweather , who is widely recognized as one of the greatest boxers of all time, retired undefeated in 49 professional fights . Per UFC President Dana White , the fight will be the standard 12 rounds and contested at 154 pounds. The UFC stamp will be limited to the presence of McGregor , according to White. The bout will take place at 154lbs, a weight which most likely benefit "The Notorious", who will be the bigger man on the night.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant Responds To Cupcake Taunt With New Hat

But Durant's hat may surpass the "Kermit sipping tea" hat that Cleveland's LeBron James wore after the Cavaliers won the National Basketball Association title last season. On Saturday, however, KD and the ring atop his cupcake had the last laugh. After the Warriors whipped the Thunder 130-114 that night, Golden State's Stephen Curry and Draymond Green got their hands on a pair of those tees and wore them during postgame interviews.

Author: 0 Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton comes short after collision with Sebastian Vettel

Ferrari driver Vettel was handed a 10-second stop-go penalty during the race for "dangerous driving" after he was deemed to have deliberately driven into Hamilton's Mercedes-GP while both were following the safety vehicle. Vettel finished fourth, with Hamilton fifth after an extra pitstop to fix a loose headrest. Jacques Villeneuve, the great Canadian victor of the 1997 F1 World Championship, had suggested Stroll might be one of F1's "worst rookies in history" - even after he took points ...

Sport Ice Cube has big hopes for his 3-on-3 basketball league
Author: 0 Ice Cube has big hopes for his 3-on-3 basketball league

AI made it clear after the game that fans shouldn't expect him to play very much this season, as the league is not hoping to become a side show, but rather create good basketball competition. Cuttino Mobley was completely believable when he said he had "no clue" when he last played competitive basketball, making 5-of-20 shots in the half-court contest.

Author: 0 Premier League 2017/18 fixtures: Chelsea begin defence against Burnley

The omens look good for Antonio Conte , Pep Guardiola , Jurgen Klopp, Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger after the Premier League's fixture computer released an interesting card for the first matchday of 2017-18. Spurs, who have moved out of White Lane while their new stadium is being built, face the champions Chelsea at their temporary home on the second weekend of the campaign.

Author: 0 Spieth had fun going 'nuts' after draining bunker shot

For 18 holes of the final round it had been an ordinary day at the office for Spieth. The next shot found the hole. Jordan Spieth played well enough in the second round of the Travelers Championship to stay in the lead. Spieth responded with birdies from eight feet at the 10th and half that distance at the par-3 11th to reach 11-under, jumping back in front as Hoffman made double bogey at the par-3 16th and closed bogey-bogey.

Author: 0 Trump claims Obama 'colluded or obstructed' over Russian meddling

Trump may be responding to a recent Washington Post article that said the Obama administration decided last September not to take any formal retaliation against Russian Federation ahead of the election . "The American people needed to know, and I didn't think it was enough to tell them after the election but rather given the seriousness of this, I think the administration needed to call out Russian Federation earlier and needed to act to deter and punish Russian Federation ...

Sport Black Ferns Sevens claim top prize in Clermont
Author: 0 Black Ferns Sevens claim top prize in Clermont

But the Kiwis dominated the decider, scoring first through Ruby Tui before Australia levelled things through Shannon Parry. The Rugby Canada Women's Sevens team defeated host country France 36-7 in the bronze medal game at the Clermont Sevens to wrap up the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series on a high note.

Sport Lions aware Hurricanes match last chance to push for places
Author: 0 Lions aware Hurricanes match last chance to push for places

The Lions boss raised the issue chiefly out of safety concerns, but Hansen took such exception to those comments that he called a radio station to hit back. Rugby is about playing within the laws and in this case we're trying to charge the kick down, and/or tackle him. "That's what the game is built around", said Hansen.

Sport Nadal set for French Open-Wimbledon combo
Author: 0 Nadal set for French Open-Wimbledon combo

Thank you to the organisers, the other players, to all the people that make this tournament possible. Days after lifting a historic 10th French Open title, tennis star Rafael Nadal has announced that as a result of the gruelling clay-court season, he will not be playing at Queens this year.

Sport Raonic loses to 698th-ranked Kokkinakis at Queen's
Author: 0 Raonic loses to 698th-ranked Kokkinakis at Queen's

The worry, though, is that Murray will go into Wimbledon with not much competitive action on the grass, which is a rarity in itself in recent years for the World No.1. "Obviously, right now I'm not playing as well as I was 12 months ago", he said. I just wanted to go out there and enjoy it. "Here I am, I got in the draw and I was so lucky to be here".

Sport AB De Villiers to decide his cricket future in August
Author: 0 AB De Villiers to decide his cricket future in August

South African wicketkeeper Mangaliso Mosehle drops a vital catch off Jason Roy during the third Twenty20 global match between England and South Africa in Cardiff yesterday. Jason Roy and Alex Hales were reunited at the top of the order but the former's innings was abruptly ended as he made just six runs, perhaps still haunted by his freakish dismissal in the second T20 match.

Sport 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners
Author: 0 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners

According to data from Adobe Digital Insights, the 2017 NBA Draft garnered 5.6 million social-media mentions, about 11% more than previous year. The Source Sports will be tuning to provide full coverage of each pick from each team. When Fultz was cut from the high school team, the Celtics recently acquired the pick from the Brooklyn Nets in July 2013. He averaged a career-high 23.9 points last season as the Bulls were 41-41 and qualified for the playoffs as the eighth seed in the Eastern ...

Sport Ronaldo to Appear Before Judge in July for Tax Fraud
Author: 0 Ronaldo to Appear Before Judge in July for Tax Fraud

The 32-year-old is now away with Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, where he has so far evaded questions over his future - including skipping the traditional man-of-the-match press conference after Sunday's draw with Mexico.

Author: 0 Germany march to Confederations Cup semifinal marred by ref's blunder

Long-serving head coach Low brought up his 100th victory in charge of Die Mannschaft on Sunday and, after Werner's first start of the tournament, he feels the 21-year-old will be of even greater use to Germany once his team-mates are able to fully tune in to his penetrating runs.

Author: 0 Daniel Ricciardo produces stunning drive to win Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo won what will be regarded as a race for the ages following three safety auto periods, one red flag and a series of notable incidents. "It was such an intense race, a insane race, and so much happened, the red flag and hopping out the auto and hopping back in and having to reset". "I don't think that was his intention [to damage Vettel's auto in the first touch] because he's also risking damage to his vehicle, and his race is over".

Sport Michael Carrick unsure of Man Utd retirement date
Author: 0 Michael Carrick unsure of Man Utd retirement date

The 35-year-old suggested he feels privileged to have played alongside the Euro Cup victor but thinks fans need to wait to observe how the next few months go as to whether the forward will re-join the Red Devils. "I have been lucky enough to see that close to waters and I have taken things from that and tried to learn from it". Carrick said that United can improve on last season's sixth-placed league finish and challenge for the Champions League trophy next season.

Sport McEnroe: Williams would be ranked 'like 700' on men's tour
Author: 0 McEnroe: Williams would be ranked 'like 700' on men's tour

The American became the oldest woman to win a grand slam when he won the 2015 Wimbledon title at the age of 33. And on a given day, Serena could beat some players. "Her mental strength alone would see her get the better of someone like Nick Krygios - I'd back her in". 'If I were to to play Andy Murray, I would lose 6-0, 6-0 in five to six minutes, maybe ten minutes.

Sport Justine Kish Sees Funny Side After Soiling Herself In The Octagon
Author: 0 Justine Kish Sees Funny Side After Soiling Herself In The Octagon

Prior to the bout, Kish had been undefeated in her professional career. During their bout, Herrig had threatened with a deep choke attempt. More importantly, she miraculously escaped a hard choke before the incident. "I am a warrior, and I will never quit #(Expletive) Happens haha be back soon", she wrote tonight on Twitter. UFC featherweight Chas Skelly tweeted: "You are awesome for posting this ".

Sport Crystal Palace appoint Frank de Boer as new manager
Author: 0 Crystal Palace appoint Frank de Boer as new manager

Palace have been looking for someone to replace Sam Allardyce , who from retired from football management after guiding the club to Premier League safety in May. New Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer during the press conference in London, June 26, 2017 . Former England boss Allardyce was appointed in December 2016, agreeing a two-and-a-half-year deal, and he led Palace to a run of six wins in eight games, including a victory at eventual champions Chelsea and successes over Liverpool ...

Sport Blaney wins 1st career NASCAR Cup race at Pocono Raceway
Author: 0 Blaney wins 1st career NASCAR Cup race at Pocono Raceway

On Saturday, during an all-driver broadcast, Blaney interviewed Xfinity race victor Brad Keselowski . This comes as big news for the Drive for Diversity alumni as his XFINITY Series ride will be suspending after Saturday's race due to sponsorship issues.

Sport Romelu Lukaku transfer can help Chelsea replace Diego Costa, says Frank Lampard
Author: 0 Romelu Lukaku transfer can help Chelsea replace Diego Costa, says Frank Lampard

Everton striker Romelu Lukaku has taken to Twitter to shoot down rumors after playing in a five-a-side game fueled talk he was on his way to Chelsea . "He's (Lukaku) certainly developed to a huge degree since he left the club (in 2014), Romelu would certainly be a good option". 'He deserves the best and if Costa does move on and they want to get something like for like in the style of a big front man who score goals then Lukaku has proved he can do that'.

Author: 0 Sunday in Vegas expansion draft: Protected lists coming

That forced the team to also expose top-pairing blueliner Marc Methot. It is a unique - but not unprecedented - moment in time that is creating trading opportunities for some teams and protection issues for others. The Caps also exposed 27 players organization-wide. Today, those lists became public. For forwards , the Bruins protected David Backes, Patrice Bergeron, David Krejci, Brad Marchand, Riley Nash, David Pastrnak, and Ryan Spooner.

Author: 0 Hamilton: Vettel is 'disgrace', 'prove you're a man'

Yet despite his 10-second stop-and-go penalty - after the stewards in Baku deemed Vettel's actions to be unsafe - the German still managed to extend his title lead to 14 points after Hamilton was forced into an unscheduled pit stop when his headrest came loose.

Sport Niki Lauda: Crazy' Sebastian Vettel 'freaked out' in Baku
Author: 0 Niki Lauda: Crazy' Sebastian Vettel 'freaked out' in Baku

Vettel steered his Ferrari into fourth, just ahead of Hamilton's Mercedes . Making the most of a series of extraordinary incidents and interventions in an action-packed race, which included three safety auto interventions and a red-flagged stoppage, Ricciardo , who started 10th, roared home 3.904 seconds ahead of the rest to deliver his first win of the season.

Sport Rafael Nadal defies logic with Paris victory
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal defies logic with Paris victory

Stan Wawrinka was no match for the 31-year-old in the decider on Court Philippe Chatrier on Sunday, losing 6-2 6-3 6-1. Thank you to the organisers, the other players, to all the people that make this tournament possible. "But he is too good a player for this to continue indefinitely". Key Stat: This remains Federer's most lopsided loss in 365 career Grand Slam matches.

Sport Peter O'Mahony to captain the Lions against the Maori All Blacks
Author: 0 Peter O'Mahony to captain the Lions against the Maori All Blacks

Head coach Gatland insisted the Lions had the scrum under control heading into the Dunedin contest, only for the Highlanders to bulldoze a late set-piece and sink the tourists. "Our discipline on Saturday (against the Crusaders).we kept penalties to single figures and for one reason or another that didn't happen here". Seymour put the Lions ahead shortly after the restart after he intercepted Sopoaga's cross-field kick-pass to get a clear-run at the try line.

Sport Ronaldo's tax fraud case to be heard on July 31
Author: 0 Ronaldo's tax fraud case to be heard on July 31

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been accused of tax fraud by Spanish prosecutors investigating his time as Real Madrid's head coach. Perez defended the 32-year-old, insisting the latest tax scandal to engulf one of football's biggest names was merely a "misunderstanding". He has led Madrid to back-to-back Champions League titles and its first Spanish league in five seasons this year, and helped Portugal to win last year's European Championship.

Sport Islanders trade Travis Hamonic to Flames for a fortune of draft picks
Author: 0 Islanders trade Travis Hamonic to Flames for a fortune of draft picks

The Calgary Flames already had a solid top end of their defense corps. The cost of acquisition was high, but Treliving seems comfortable with the price he paid. "But I think that they're going to see someone who is really passionate, plays hard and I think my game certainly suits the Western Conference style, for sure".

Author: 0 Malan leads England to series win over South Africa

But when De Villiers became a rather memorable first global victim for leg-spinner Mason Crane at the end of the 11th over, South Africa were 82 for four and England were on their way to victory. As well as de Villiers, South Africa could be without another senior batsman in Faf du Plesiss for the first Test at Lord's, which starts on July 6.

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