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Sport OJ Simpson's parole board hearing
Author: 0 OJ Simpson's parole board hearing

Simpson is scheduled to appear Thursday before a parole board in Nevada in a hearing that will decide whether one of America's most notorious prisoners will be released. Simpson, have all previously granted him parole on lesser charges. Simpson, his attorney and a Simpson family member are expected to speak at the hearing, Nevada Department of Corrections spokeswoman Brooke Keast told ABC News .

Sport Panthers sign Trai Turner to four-year extension
Author: 0 Panthers sign Trai Turner to four-year extension

He signed with Rosenhaus Sports in February. The extension itself is a four year deal worth $45 million with $20.5 million guaranteed, via ESPN's Adam Schefter . Per Spotrac , the 2017 season will be the final year of Turner's rookie contract, and he is set to make $1.79 million in base salary. And given how well he's performed in his first three seasons with the Panthers , Turner would have been a popular player on the free agent market when it comes to offensive linemen.

Sport Spieth, Koepka and Kuchar share lead at The Open
Author: 0 Spieth, Koepka and Kuchar share lead at The Open

Koepka had an eagle, four birdies and a single bogey for a 65 on Thursday during the opening round of The Open at Royal Birkdale. South African Charl Schwartzel, a former Masters victor, also is 4-under. "It felt good to get out here and play some holes and actually feel like you're back in the normal routine", he said. The wind off the Irish Sea pushed away the rain clouds and bathed Royal Birkdale in sunshine, Stars and Stripes.

Sport Mighty Mouse vs. Ray Borg headlines UFC 215 in Edmonton
Author: 0 Mighty Mouse vs. Ray Borg headlines UFC 215 in Edmonton

UFC® 215: "JOHNSON vs. BORG will see No.1 pound-for-pound fighter and ESPY Fighter of the Year victor, Demetrious Johnson (26-2-1, fighting out of Parkland, Washington, USA), look to make history when he battles No.3-ranked contender Ray Borg (11-2, fighting out of Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA)".

Sport Hugh Freeze resigns as Ole Miss head football coach
Author: 0 Hugh Freeze resigns as Ole Miss head football coach

Assistant head coach Matt Luke has been named interim head coach. Ole Miss and former coach Houston Nutt have been embroiled in a legal battle over what Nutt considers a smear campaign in the wake of a massive NCAA investigation into the Ole Miss football program.

Sport Alvaro Morata will succeed at Chelsea, says Aitor Karanka
Author: 0 Alvaro Morata will succeed at Chelsea, says Aitor Karanka

Morata will be sure to get enough help in settling in London as he has 3 of his compatriots (Pedro, Azpilicueta and Fabregas) in Chelsea . "And because he signed this new contract, it's saying: 'I believe in this, I want to be part of this.' It didn't seem like the case a couple of months ago".

Sport Michael Vick apologizes for Colin Kaepernick haircut remark
Author: 0 Michael Vick apologizes for Colin Kaepernick haircut remark

Vick added that he has reached out to Kaepernick - "I'm in his corner", Vick said - and hopes to hear back. "It was more about helping him at the end of the day". Commissioner Roger Goodell has disputed claims teams are ostracizing Kaepernick. There is a belief that Kaepernick is being blackballed for protesting during the national anthem by kneeling previous year, while another opinion points to the former 49ers quarterback's down play over the past couple seasons as the reason why he ...

Sport WNBA All-Star reserves, three-point contestants revealed
Author: 0 WNBA All-Star reserves, three-point contestants revealed

She's joined on the West team by Los Angeles' Nneka Ogwumike and Chelsea Gray, Diggins-Smith, Minnesota's Seimone Augustus and Phoenix's Brittney Griner. A 2014 graduate, Gray leads the WNBA with a 50.9 three-point shooting percentage, converting 29-of-57 attempts on the season to date. And now Brunson, who is averaging 10.8 points per game, her best since 2012.

Sport Alabama man shoots 820-pound wild hog in his front yard
Author: 0 Alabama man shoots 820-pound wild hog in his front yard

Seago told Alabama's al.com that he and his daughter saw the massive animal in their yard after their dog, a schnauzer called Cruiser, began barking. "Cruiser had this huge hog confused with all of the barking and movement", Seago said. Feral hogs are considered a game animal in Alabama and have no closed season and no bag limits. The organisation said they can breed quickly, have few predators, and a voracious omnivorous feeding habits.

Sport Panthers release tackle Michael Oher amid concussion struggles
Author: 0 Panthers release tackle Michael Oher amid concussion struggles

According to the Charlotte Observer's Joe Person , Oher is still in the NFL's concussion protocol. Michael Oher's time with the Carolina Panthers has ended. Before the concussion that ended his 2016 campaign, Oher had started 110 games throughout his career with the Baltimore Ravens and Panthers. The announcement came just two days after Oher voiced his opinion on the firing of general manager Dave Gettleman.

Sport Kylian Mbappe illegally approached by big European clubs, say Monaco
Author: 0 Kylian Mbappe illegally approached by big European clubs, say Monaco

Manchester United , Arsenal , Chelsea, Manchester City and Barcelona have also been linked at various times in the past few months but Monaco have now made a decision to act. Mbappe is one of the most wanted players in world football after stunning season for Monaco. The teenage striker is in high demand after scoring 15 goals as Monaco won the Ligue 1 title and a further six as the club reached the semifinals of the Champions League.

Author: 0 Stern words from caddie kickstart Rory's round

Fitzgerald's words kept McIlroy positive and the Northern Irishman was happy that he stayed patient. "I could be standing here having hit 18 greens and shot one-over and missed every putt and feel awful", he said. "It wasn't I couldn't look within myself", McIlroy stated. McIlroy admitted the turning point to his round came at the eighth when he managed to scramble a par, following a poor drive, to stop the rot.

Sport CAF Excom passes resolution to increase AFCON to 24
Author: 0 CAF Excom passes resolution to increase AFCON to 24

CAF expects the first change to significantly increase revenue from the African Cup of Nations, its flagship tournament, and follows the lead of the European Championship, which expanded to 24 teams previous year. . "African football must take a major turn", he continued. FIFA President, Gianni Infantino and Secretary General, Fatma Samoura, a Senegalese, also attended, with the former calling out African football leaders to eradicate the ugly menace of age cheating as a first step in ...

Sport Diamondbacks decide to go all-in, acquire JD Martinez from Tigers
Author: 0 Diamondbacks decide to go all-in, acquire JD Martinez from Tigers

Over the past four seasons, the 29-year-old is one of two big leaguers to post at least a.300 average and.550 slugging percentage, as Ryan Phillips of Thebiglead.com elucidated. He said he was glad the Tigers waited and didn't trade him before the season. But time will tell on this trade, though I believe the Tigers could have gotten far more from another team besides Arizona.

Sport Pawel Poljanski's photos show toll that Tour de France takes on cyclists
Author: 0 Pawel Poljanski's photos show toll that Tour de France takes on cyclists

A Polish cyclist has taken to his Instagram to show how exhausted his legs looked after he took part in the Tour de France - one of the biggest annual multi-stage bicycle races in the world. "During intense exercise in elite athletes, this can increase more than ten-fold, making all the veins in the leg swell to accommodate the increased volume", he told fitness website Fiona Outdoors .

Sport Scores and latest from Royal Birkdale on day one of tournament
Author: 0 Scores and latest from Royal Birkdale on day one of tournament

England's Chris Wood and Americans Mark O'Meara and Ryan Moore are first off at 6.35am. Spieth, third in the rankings and twice a major victor, will tee off alongside Swedish defending champion Henrik Stenson . Spieth put an exclamation point on his stellar round with a par at 18 that lifted him to the top spot, though reigning U.S. Open victor Brooks Koepka , on the strength of an eagle on the par-5 17th, soon tied Spieth for the clubhouse lead.

Sport Leaked Mayweather vs McGregor All Access Preview
Author: 0 Leaked Mayweather vs McGregor All Access Preview

That fight will not be run back this year as Alvarez next takes on Justin Gaethje at the tail-end of their coaching stints on The Ultimate Fighter. Of course, Conor has now moved far from the UFC's 155lb division with this latest endeavor but despite this, Alvarez still holds out hope that he can one day earn the opportunity to right the wrongs in performance at UFC 205 and throw down with McGregor in a rematch, even if he realises it will probably never happen.

Author: 0 Harmanpreet Kaur Smashes Unbeaten 171, Virat Kohli And Others

Coming to India's bowling department, the hopes will be pinned on the veteran Jhulan Goswami and her partner Shikha Pandey. They are also the "Defending Champions" of the tournament. They used their feet against the spinners and got the results. Beating Australia in a pressure game will be an uphill task for the Indian side despite their commendable performances so far.

Sport Dikembe Mutombo trying to get group together to buy Rockets
Author: 0 Dikembe Mutombo trying to get group together to buy Rockets

The 51-year-old confirmed the development via FOX 26 Sports' Mark Berman , where he also said that he's been receiving a lot of support from people who think it's a great move on his part to try and become a team owner. Another reason there might be multiple bidders driving up the price - Alexander bought the team 24 years ago for $85 million. Leslie Alexander is widely regarded as one of the best owners in Houston sports history, as he has brought two championship rings to Houston and ...

Sport LJ Scott Earns Doak Walker Award Watch List Accolades
Author: 0 LJ Scott Earns Doak Walker Award Watch List Accolades

The Doak Walker Award, which will name its 28th recipient in 2017, is named for SMU's three-time All-America running back Doak Walker. In only 10 games last season (six starts), Pettway accumulated 1,224 yards with seven touchdowns. With 994 rushing yards, Scott posted the seventh most by a Spartan sophomore in a single season. He has rushed for 2,233 yards in his CU career, ranking 13th in Colorado history.

Sport Marlins Trade David Phelps to Mariners
Author: 0 Marlins Trade David Phelps to Mariners

Yahoo! Sports reports the Marlins will receive pitchers Pablo Lopez, Brandon Miller, and Lucas Schiraldi along with outfielder Brayan Hernandez . The Mariners have not announced the trade. Hernandez hit.252 with two home runs and 15 RBI in 112 appearances in short season Single A ball for the Mariners, and is likely still a few years from the majors.

Sport The Cavs are in 'serious' talks with Derrick Rose
Author: 0 The Cavs are in 'serious' talks with Derrick Rose

Rose spent 8 seasons with the Chicago Bulls before joining the Knicks this past season. The one-time MVP put up decent stats (averaging 18 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists), but lived up to his reputation as a ball-dominant volume shooter.

Sport Stormont turmoil meant NI leaders had no voice in Lords Brexit report
Author: 0 Stormont turmoil meant NI leaders had no voice in Lords Brexit report

Instead, less-senior figures including DUP MP Sammy Wilson and SDLP MP Mark Durkan - plus ex-UUP first minister David Trimble and long-departed Northern Ireland secretary Peter Hain - communicated views on Brexit to the committee. In its report, the House of Lords said the Good Friday Agreement had created a "delicate equilibrium" in the North. The committee members said they were "heartened" by commitments from all sides of the Brexit negotiations to protect peace in the North.

Sport KP hints at World Cup tilt with South Africa
Author: 0 KP hints at World Cup tilt with South Africa

Pietersen, who suffered a calf injury which prevented him from fielding, was playing his first English domestic match for almost two years. We'll have to wait and see where I am. In reply, Essex were restricted to 140 for seven. Since then, Pietersen has pursued a freelance Twenty20 career. I don't know how many runs Malan has got but I know when I played against him in the Pakistan Super League this year he was hot.

Sport 'Brexit lunch' to assess talks progress
Author: 0 'Brexit lunch' to assess talks progress

The Brexit Secretary will host the EU's chief negotiator at the British ambassador's official residence in Brussels as this week's round of gruelling talks finish this morning. Mr Barnier added: "This week's experience has quite simply shown that we make better progress where our respective decisions are clear". On the border between Ireland and the British province of Northern Ireland, there has been "goodwill" over maintaining the Good Friday peace agreement and on keeping the common ...

Sport Arsenal Players Struck With Food Poisoning During Preseason In China
Author: 0 Arsenal Players Struck With Food Poisoning During Preseason In China

The Bundesliga champions went ahead after nine minutes when Robert Lewandowski converted a penalty after Ainsley Maitland-Niles had brought down Juan Bernat. After encountering such an embarrassing situation Arsenal's dreams of entering the top four of the Premier League table was also hampered as they had a series of losses against the Barclays Premier League teams .

Sport Westley set for England debut in third Test
Author: 0 Westley set for England debut in third Test

There could also be a chance for Middlesex man Dawid Malan to make his Test debut, having been named in the 13-man squad . Gary Ballance , England's number three in their crushing 346-run defeat in the second Test at Trent Bridge last week that saw South Africa level the four-match series at 1-1, was ruled out on Tuesday with a broken finger.

Author: 0 Predicted Manchester United line-up if Mourinho signs four new players this summer

Kompany said: "We play against United in a hard context as it's a friendly but never could I play this game as a friendly". He also demanded that all United players must have the mentality of wanting to win trophies after getting his hands on both the EFL Cup and the Europa League last season, and is sure that that is something new signings Victor Lindelof and Romelu Lukaku have.

Author: 0 El Salvador: A night of bites and a twisted nipple

As if to make his teammate feel better, El Salvador captain Darwin Ceren took a little bite out of United States of America defender Omar Gonzalez in the 81st. In separate incidents in the penalty area, El Salvador defender Henry Romero bit Jozy Altidore on the back of his left shoulder and twisted his nipple.

Sport Man United set to give up pursuit of Tottenham star
Author: 0 Man United set to give up pursuit of Tottenham star

The Manchester Evening News reported last week that Dier's eagerness to move to United has intensified in recent days, which could play a part in Tottenham's decision regarding his future. Eric Dier was high up in prospective targets for Jose Mourinho , but it was not to be. Yet Spurs are eager to ensure they are not viewed as a club willing to sell their top players - especially to domestic rivals - and will endeavour to ensure they make a stance over Dier.

Sport West Ham to sign Man United old boy Javier Hernandez 'within days'
Author: 0 West Ham to sign Man United old boy Javier Hernandez 'within days'

Young has made 164 appearances for the Red Devils scoring 14 goals, but failed to find the back of the net last season in any of his 23 appearances. The Potters are set to make a £22 million profit on the Austrian worldwide and could reinvest the money in a good replacement.

Author: 0 Arsenal vs Bayern Munich

Arsenal to beat Leicester in their opening game of the season? Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge on Tuesday fullly backed the video assistant referee (VAR) system in future football games, including the World Cup and European Champions League .

Author: 0 Montgomery homers as Cubs beat Braves 8-2 for 6th straight

Teheran, 26, has had a trying season on the mound, not performing to the standard many around the game of baseball expected entering the season. Rizzo came up empty on Tuesday, but Bryant logged a hit and a run. There was talk last winter that he was available for the right price and now he could be on the move before the deadline, but if not, he is certainly a candidate to watch for a winter deal with all the teams continuing to monitor him.

Sport F1: vince Hamilton, Ferrari tradita dalle gomme
Author: 0 F1: vince Hamilton, Ferrari tradita dalle gomme

Le scintille dei cerchi di Maranello sono le uniche della Ferrari in una gara targata Hamilton dall'inizio alla fine. Seconda piazza per un sorprendente Valtteri Bottas , autore di una prestazione superlativa: il finlandese, scattato dalla nona piazza, è riuscito a risalire la classifica grazie ad una strategia diversificata, puntando sulle gomme soft durante il primo stint di gara.

Author: 0 Ram Nath Kovind set to win against Meira Kumar

Former Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind has received support of almost two-thirds of the Electoral College, with some political parties even outside the NDA fold throwing their weight behind him. Besides NDA constituents, some opposition parties, including the JD (U), also broke ranks to vote for Kovind. Opposition BJP and its allies in Bihar are voting for Kovind.

Author: 0 Women's Cricket World Cup is most-watched ever

The backdrop leading to the game couldn't have been more menacing for the Women in Blue. It's a dramatic turnaround for a team at the seventh spot in last World Cup. However, the semifinal of any tournament is a different ball game altogether, it makes or breaks careers. "We said from the very beginning, it was going to be a very interesting tournament having to play everyone once", she said.

Sport Lukaku: I Am A Better Player Thanks To Mourinho
Author: 0 Lukaku: I Am A Better Player Thanks To Mourinho

With this in mind, going after yet another integral member of Mauricio Pochettino's set-up comes across as foolhardy to say the very least - especially after already seeing one of their full-backs in Kyle Walker join a Manchester club just last week.

Sport Giants to sign Pablo Sandoval
Author: 0 Giants to sign Pablo Sandoval

The two-time All-Star hit 14 homers with 59 RBI with 237/.286/.360 slash line in 161 total games for the Red Sox, who still owe him almost $40 million. A member of all three of the Giants' World Series victories this decade, he was named the MVP of the 2012 Series, when he went 8-for-16 at the plate with three home runs.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump's Security Clearance Form Is Now Being Questioned

Mr. Trump's traveling press contingent did note, however, that his motorcade left the dinner four minutes after Mr. Putin's did. After a brief greeting at the start of the two-day summit and a two-hour bilateral meeting with their foreign ministers on July 7, Trump and Putin also chatted over dinner on the final night of the summit, a USA official said Tuesday.

Author: 0 Verratti hires Mino Raiola after parting ways with his agent

And if he is to join up with the Italian-born Dutchman, it could Manchester United that are encouraged in their pursuit. Taking to Instagram to make the change public, Verratti, who is on PSG's tour of the United States, thanked former agent Donato Di Campli for his work but said Raiola was the person responsible for representing his interests, starting immediately.

Sport LeBron James Is Not Happy
Author: 0 LeBron James Is Not Happy

The report, of course, adds to the growing rumours that James could flee Cleveland when he becomes a free agent in 2018. Even the Kings, perhaps the league's most chronically inept franchise, hauled in a super draft class and have had such a successful summer the Knicks moved to acquire one of their top front office minds, Scott Perry .

Sport Ex-NFL Player James Hardy III's Cause of Death Revealed
Author: 0 Ex-NFL Player James Hardy III's Cause of Death Revealed

He arrived at Indiana University in 2004 with the intent of playing hoops, but after just one season, he made a decision to switch sports and play football. Wide receiver James Hardy #81 of the Buffalo Bills reaches up to make a tochdown catch late in the fourth quarter against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Jacksonville Municipal Stadium on September 14, 2008 in Jacksonville, Florida.

Sport Mike Williams might need season-ending back surgery
Author: 0 Mike Williams might need season-ending back surgery

The Chargers are reportedly preparing as if he will miss training camp, and while they hope to avoid the surgery, Williams could miss his rookie year if futher work is needed. The Chargers selected Williams with the No. 7 pick in the draft after he caught 98 passes for 1,361 yards and 11 touchdowns while helping Clemson win college football's national title.

Sport OJ Simpson's hearing revisits old obsession for TV
Author: 0 OJ Simpson's hearing revisits old obsession for TV

Simpson's attorney in Las Vegas. More than 20 years later, however, those numbers have changed somewhat, as a majority of black respondents now believe Simpson committed the murders. The parole board in 2013 faulted Simpson for alcohol use before his arrest, amounting to "serious disruption of functioning". Of course, while the details of his previous murder trial and acquittal shouldn't be relevant to his current situation in any way ― regardless of anyone's personal opinions about the ...

Sport Will OJ Simpson Be Granted Parole This Week?
Author: 0 Will OJ Simpson Be Granted Parole This Week?

Meanwhile, online betting favors the former USC and National Football League star will be paroled after serving almost nine years for armed robbery and kidnapping linked to a scheme to steal sports memorabilia in 2007. Judged by such standards, inmate No. 1027820 at the Lovelock Correctional Center would by all accounts be well-suited for parole, clearing the way for him to walk free once he has finished serving the minimum term of his sentence on October 1.

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