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Sports England advances at U20 World Cup, Germany loses to Zambia
Author: 0 England advances at U20 World Cup, Germany loses to Zambia

Defender Jonjoe Kenny's low cross found Lookman, who controlled the ball before firing past Erick Pineda for England's first. Germany , however, lost to Zambia 4-3 after they had forced the game into extra time with a... There are recent memories for England against Mexico in the U20 World Cup too, as the nations met in a group game at the 2011 edition in Colombia.

Sports Vandal spray paints racial slur on Lebron James' home
Author: 0 Vandal spray paints racial slur on Lebron James' home

While there was vandalism at his $20 million home, police reported, James said the most important thing was that his family, which was at their home in OH at the time of the incident, was safe. "And we've got a long way to go for us as a society and for us as African-Americans until we feel equal in America", he added. The 9,440-square-foot home is not James' primary residence.

Author: 0 Penguins take 2-0 Stanley Cup lead with dominant win vs Predators

When asked how the Predators can turn relative unheralded players into top notch NHLers nearly overnight, Nashville coach Peter Laviolette gave a lot of the credit to the Nashville scouts. Since Mike Sullivan took over behind the Penguins' bench in December 2015, his team has dropped four of five on just two occasions-immediately after former coach Mike Johnston's firing and during a four-game slide this March that included two shootout losses.

Sports Venus Williams into 3rd round of French Open
Author: 0 Venus Williams into 3rd round of French Open

Kvitova has not played in a tournament since she was attacked at her home in the Czech Republic in December. "Thank you for everything, you helped me through this hard time". A French Open already missing Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova is now without No. 1-ranked Angelique Kerber , too, lending even more of a feeling that the women's championship is anyone's to win.

Sports Group Demonstrations, Ball Used As Prop Are Again Acceptable NFL Celebrations
Author: 0 Group Demonstrations, Ball Used As Prop Are Again Acceptable NFL Celebrations

There were two tie games league-wide last season, one between the Seattle Seahawks and Arizona Cardinals and another in London featuring the Washington Redskins and Cincinnati Bengals . In a paragraph at the bottom of the letter, though, Goodell put the kibosh on "offensive demonstrations". The IR change is also very welcome, in my mind.

Sports Padres win 2-1 to send Cubs to 6th straight loss
Author: 0 Padres win 2-1 to send Cubs to 6th straight loss

Trevor Plouffe drew a leadoff walk in the fifth before Pinder hit a 2-2 pitch into left field to cap the first multi-homer game of his career. Overall the Cubs have lost seven in a row on the road. Luis Perdomo , in just his second big-league season, and two relievers combined to hold the Cubs to three hits. Hedges drove a 1-1 pitch from Butler 404 feet to left.

Author: 0 James' house vandalized on eve of Finals

The 72-win Warriors added superstar Kevin Durant to their already talented core. This night Oakland will be boiling, because the Warriors will host the reigning champions Cleveland Cavaliers in front of more than 20000 insane fans at Oracle Arena.

Sports Ezekiel Elliott Phone Records Given to NFL Amid Domestic Violence Investigation
Author: 0 Ezekiel Elliott Phone Records Given to NFL Amid Domestic Violence Investigation

It has been almost a year since allegations of domestic violence were lodged against Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, sparking investigations by both Columbus, Ohio law enforcement and the National Football League into what happened. Columbus Police cited conflicting information and inconsistencies across all incidents as the reasoning. The NFL has taken looks at videos that involved Elliott pulling down a woman's shirt at a St.

Sports Pepe Reina Linked With Newcastle Following Benitez Comments
Author: 0 Pepe Reina Linked With Newcastle Following Benitez Comments

Reina has a year left on his contract with Napoli but there are suggestions that this could be the summer when he leaves the San Paolo for a return to English football. AS quoted the Magpies boss as saying : "I have a great relationship with Reina, a magnificent goalkeeper". " Pepe is a great player, but above all, he is a leader in the dressing room ".

Author: 0 Tiger Woods apologizes for DUI, claims alcohol 'not involved'

He said he did not realize the mix of medications "had affected me so strongly". In a statement to CNN and other media outlets, Woods, now rehabbing from back surgery, said he did not realize the mix of medications "had affected me so strongly".

Sports Chelsea captain John Terry hits back at criticism over Stamford Bridge substitution
Author: 0 Chelsea captain John Terry hits back at criticism over Stamford Bridge substitution

However, according to The Guardian newspaper, it has now emerged that Paddy Power had taken bets on Terry being substituted between 26:00 and 26:59, at odds of 100-1. Chelsea will escape censure from the Premier League , despite the debacle which surrounded John Terry's final game for Chelsea on Sunday. "It's a celebration between me and the Chelsea fans - 22 years I have been at the football club so honestly I couldn't care less what other people say".

Sports Paxton, Valencia lead Mariners past Rockies
Author: 0 Paxton, Valencia lead Mariners past Rockies

According to the Elias Sports Bureau, they have joined the 2006 Florida Marlins as the only team in the last 80 years to have that many wins recorded by rookies in a single month. "It's a very hard combo to come by". Paxton would go five and a third innings in this fashion, working ahead of batters, effortlessly blending his pitches between the high-90s fastball, the low-90s cutter, and a attractive breaking curve, which at one point clocked 80.

Sports LeBron James house spray-painted in apparent hate crime
Author: 0 LeBron James house spray-painted in apparent hate crime

Cleveland will have to slow down a team that has been clobbering teams by 16.3 points per game in the postseason. "But I love LeBron, we all do, he was part of our team for four years". Curry made a point to do everything necessary for Durant to make a smooth transition incorporating into the offense, even if that meant his own numbers were down a year after his second MVP and another record 402 3-pointers as Golden State topped the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls' wins record going 73-9.

Author: 0 Alexander Zverev defeats Novak Djokovic, wins 2017 Italian Open

So he's gonna be there. "We'll see what the future brings". "We don't have any long-term commitment", told the press. After a frustratingly inconsistent start to the 2017 season, it would appear Djokovic's partnership with Agassi will need to bear fruit immediately if the former World No 1 is to have any hope of defending his title at Roland-Garros.

Sports Memorial a home game only by location for Jason Day
Author: 0 Memorial a home game only by location for Jason Day

Nicklaus hosting, it's a special event and always will be to me". Muirfield Village Golf Club is a par 72 golf course that measures out at 7,352 yards. Amateur. The Billings golfer will be in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Thursday morning, taking a shot at his dreams during the first round of the $175,000 Freedom 55 Financial Open, which is the season-opening event on the Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada.

Sports Murray, Wawrinka, Pliskova in action at French Open
Author: 0 Murray, Wawrinka, Pliskova in action at French Open

Roger Federer misses out injured, but Rafa Nadal, Andy Murray and defending champ Stan Wawrinka are all here. Those exiting included No. 12 Madison Keys - bothered by her surgically repaired left wrist, the American was eliminated by 290th-ranked qualifier Petra Martic of Croatia 3-6, 6-3, 6-1 - No.

Sports It's a girl! Not necessarily, says Serena Williams
Author: 0 It's a girl! Not necessarily, says Serena Williams

Serena Williams (L) leaves after attending her sister Venus Williams' tennis match against Japan's Kurumi Nara at the French Open . It was a sixth career title for the 29-year-old but his first on clay. Kuznetsova, who won at Roland Garros in 2009, beat the 20-year-old Dodin 7-6 (5), 5-7, 6-3 in the final singles match to finish on Wednesday. Serena later revealed that she had been taking the photos and saving them for herself, and she never meant to make the photo public.

Sports NBA Finals Preview: How Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors match up
Author: 0 NBA Finals Preview: How Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors match up

Steph Curry is gearing up for a shot at redemption as the Golden State Warriors prepare to take on the Cleveland Cavaliers for the second year in a row at the NBA Finals . Durant is a former league MVP and probably the second-best player, joining what already was perhaps the most talented team in the league. But it was all worth it because of the quest for a championship.

Author: 0 LeBron James' Home Vandalized With N-Word

LeBron James ranks seventh among all scorers in NBA Finals history with 1,079 career points, needing 98 points to pass Michael Jordan for third place on the all-time list, which would put him behind only Jerry West (1,679) and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1,317).

Author: 0 Stephen Curry calls these NBA Finals the ultimate rubber match

He was named finals MVP for the first time . The Cavs have won 9 straight road playoff games and they are now leading playoff team in field goal percentage (50.7%), three-pointers made per game (14.6), three-point percentage (43%) and offensive rating (120.7).

Sports Racism always a part of America, says National Basketball Association star James
Author: 0 Racism always a part of America, says National Basketball Association star James

LeBron James says this reminds him of what's really important - his family. But yesterday, King James took the time out to address his Los Angeles home being vandalized with the N-word spray painted on its front gate . James' Cavaliers will face the Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night in Oakland . "If this is to shed a light and to keep the conversation going on my behalf then I'm OK with it", the three-time National Basketball Association campion said.

Author: 0 Kisner survives Spieth charge for second win

She led by one shot after a bogey-free third round Saturday, then kept the competition at bay on the 6,734-yard course at Travis Pointe Country Club. Simpson and Piercy carded 66s and Kisner signed for a 67. Spieth, feeding on the partisan crowd and playing like he had nothing to lose, went out in 32 and was within a shot of Simpson's lead after a birdie on the par-4 10th hole.

Sports Packers release Schum, sign RB Williams and WR Pearson
Author: 0 Packers release Schum, sign RB Williams and WR Pearson

Last week, Schum sat out the open session of OTAs with an undisclosed injury. The Packers replaced Schum's spot on the roster with Colby Pearson, an undrafted receiver out of BYU. He averaged 43.2 yards per punt previous year while placing 19 of his 65 punts inside the 20-yard line. Schum's net average of 39.1 yards, which ranked 24th, was a yard worse than Masthay's from 2015 but slightly better than Masthay's career mark.

Sports It's a girl? Serena Williams lauds gender 'surprise'
Author: 0 It's a girl? Serena Williams lauds gender 'surprise'

How will she handle being a Auntie, "I don't know yet, that's the problem ..." On a day where world No. 1 Angelique Kerber and fellow seeds Mirjana Lucic-Baroni and Roberta Vinci all crashed out, it could have been very different for the American but the Australian Open runner-up reminded the world just how much of a fighter she is to progress.

Author: 0 French Open Day 2: Nadal, Djokovic and Muguruza win through

Djokovic, 30, found little resistance from Granollers, grabbing two breaks early on in the first set and powering to a 6-3 6-4 6-2 victory. The fourth seed won eight out of 18 break points, and was only contested in the second set, where he was broken twice by the Frenchman and trailed 1-3.

Sports Spurs fans file lawsuit against Pachulia, Warriors
Author: 0 Spurs fans file lawsuit against Pachulia, Warriors

After Game 2 , Spurs' coach Gregg Popovich said he didn't think the Spurs believed they could win without Leonard. "That's what I know". In fact, the best player for the Spurs was actually Jonathan Simmons who scored 22 points on eight of 17 shooting.

Author: 0 National Basketball Association star LeBron James' property in L.A. vandalized with racial slur

Prediction: Warriors in 7. Black is a nod to the historic turning point in the 2016 NBA Finals when the Cavs wore their black-sleeved uniforms in games 5 and 7 of the NBA Finals when they beat the Warriors in Golden State. National Basketball Association officials viewed video of the incident and suspended Green for Game 5. Even if LeBron never wins another championship, his haters are in for at least another decade of hype and praise."You can't".

Sports Champions League Final Betting Preview: Real Madrid Odds Favorite vs. Juventus
Author: 0 Champions League Final Betting Preview: Real Madrid Odds Favorite vs. Juventus

Madrid will look to become the first team to win back-to-back titles since the competition's new format was created in 1992-93. Bale has played less minutes but he has recovered from his injury. He's been the choice for most of the season and deserves to start. Juventus are six-time runners-up in the Champions League final and fell to Real Madrid 1-0 the last time they met in this situation.

Sports Ajax signs Dutch striker Klaas Jan Huntelaar
Author: 0 Ajax signs Dutch striker Klaas Jan Huntelaar

Huntelaar enjoyed a brief spell at the Santiago Bernabéu, making just 13 starts in an injury-ravaged season, joining AC Milan in 2009 before later securing the DFB-Pokal and German Super Cup while at Schalke. "It's no secret that Ajax is my club, so I'm very glad to return". "I feel very fit and I'm already looking forward to the end of June when the preseason preparation begins".

Author: 0 Former Aces' pitcher Bauer strikes-out 14 in Indians' win

Daniel Mengden (0-1), recalled from Triple-A Nashville to make his first start of the season, allowed five runs in 3 1/3 innings. The right-hander hasn't lost since April 28 and lowered his earned run average to 2.89 for a rotation that has the highest ERA in the AL.

Author: 0 KKR captain Gambhir credits bowlers for 'brilliant' win over SRH

Things only got worse for the Knight Riders after both their openers fell as wicketkeeper Robin Uthappa, captain Gautam Gambhir and New Zealand import Colin de Grandhomme were dismissed in quick succession. For KKR , it ended a season filled with ups and downs and not for the first time , the fault lay with the batting department. In the bowling department, they have the trio of Boult, Umesh Yadav, Nathan Coulter-Nile.

Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Google Celebrates Start Of Tournament With A Doodle

Group A comprises of Australia , New Zealand , Bangladesh and England while Group B include India , Pakistan , Sri Lanka and South Africa . The Indian team is heading as favorites to defend their title. Roy's place at the top of the order appeared to be under pressure after his run of four single-figure scores in his last five one-day worldwide innings.

Sports England wins toss, bowls 1st in Champions Trophy opener
Author: 0 England wins toss, bowls 1st in Champions Trophy opener

Woakes' injury was the latest in a series of issues undermining England's previously settled Champions Trophy squad. The Tigers were put into bat first after English skipper Eoin Morgan won the toss. That was Bangladesh's highest ODI stand outside of Asia, surpassing the 141 put on by Mushfiqur and Mahmudullah when they knocked England out of the 2015 World Cup with a 15-run win in Adelaide.

Author: 0 Cavaliers & Warriors Get The Taiwanese Animation Treatment

Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving shoots during an NBA basketball practice, Wednesday, May 31, 2017 , in Oakland , Calif. However, this is a situation that Cleveland has found themselves in before, specifically past year. However, the Warriors still don't have head coach Steve Kerr, who is still out due to his ailing back, on the sidelines. LeBron James , meanwhile, essentially cares less about the regular season, but he's in an unprecedented seventh straight NBA Finals ...

Sports Knicks and Blazers have had trade talks about draft picks
Author: 0 Knicks and Blazers have had trade talks about draft picks

It's no secret the Knicks want to be rid of Anthony . Sean Deveney of Sporting News first reported that the Blazers were exploring trade options for first round picks that would include Portland dumping some of its larger contracts. In general, there seems to be a sense among the national media that getting potential future tax payments in check after a disappointing 2016-17 season is Portland's primary motivator at this point, though it's hard to tell if that notion based off of anything ...

Author: 0 LeBron James' home vandalized with racial slur

On Wednesday, Lebron James' primary focus should have been on preparing for the NBA Finals where his Cleveland Cavaliers are going up against the Golden State Warriors . LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers reacts to their win over the Boston Celtics in the 2017 NBA Eastern Conference Finals on May 23, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Sports LeBron James' LA home vandalized with racist graffiti, police say
Author: 0 LeBron James' LA home vandalized with racist graffiti, police say

The first three games were decided by six or fewer before the Cavaliers rolled to a 114-91 victory in Boston on April 5, a win that at the time had the defending champions in the driver's seat for the No. Last year, Klay Thompson averaged 24.4 points in the playoffs while shooting 44 percent from the field, and 42 percent from three-point range. This year, has been more of the same for the King of the East.

Author: 0 Follow ICC Champions Trophy scores live

The Irish-born player is now the ODI captain of the England national cricket team and will hope to lead from the front in the Champions Trophy . "He'll definitely play", Morgan said. Laxman praised the Indian batsmen for showing the temperament and skills in English conditions. Jason Roy's lack of runs at the top of the order in recent times is a concern but he is confirmed to remain in the side for now as England look to him to rediscover his destructive best.

Sports Liverpool reach agreement with Mohamed Salah's agent
Author: 0 Liverpool reach agreement with Mohamed Salah's agent

The lethal forward has been linked with Liverpool for the second time now, after they failed to secure him back in 2014. There has been progress in talks between Liverpool and Salah's entourage, with the Reds hoping to make the most of Roma's tendency to sell their big players, with Kostas Manolas the most likely to leave this summer.

Sports Glen Davis Trashes Austin Rivers In Instagram Rant
Author: 0 Glen Davis Trashes Austin Rivers In Instagram Rant

What's made this into a story, though, is that Davis chose to come back at Rivers tonight, posting a video in response. Big Baby heard about Austin Rivers' comments while he was on vacation in Hawaii and went on a NSFW rant with the caption, "Hey Austin shut up please".

Author: 0 Kevin Durant willing to take pay cut to keep Warriors together

Curry said there's "not a chance" he'd shave that beard before the NBA Finals are over. ABC is streaming the games online here, and smartphone users can also stream them with the ABC App for iOS or Android. This game has been built on that fact of teams going back to back with titles. In James' four NBA Finals appearances as a member of the Heat , he entered two of them as the favorite and the other two as the underdog.

Sports Oxlade-Chamberlain: I Never Feared Penalty After Moses Went Down
Author: 0 Oxlade-Chamberlain: I Never Feared Penalty After Moses Went Down

Thanks to the long Bank Holiday weekend, Arsenal fans have had a bit of extra time to bask in the glow of winning the FA Cup on Saturday against Chelsea . The long-serving Frenchman has seen the issue of his expiring contract cast a shadow over the Emirates Stadium during a season in which the Gunners could have done without the distraction.

Author: 0 Brawl involving Harper interrupts Nats' win over Giants

After Hunter Strickland drilled Bryce Harper with a 98 miles per hour fastball - and after Harper charged the mound and exchanged swings with Strickland - the pitcher told reporters that he was just trying to pitch inside and didn't hit Harper on objective.

Author: 0 Draymond Green: LeBron James 'Can't Have This Ring'

Golden State is the first team to start a postseason at 12-0 and is winning by an average of 16.3 points. They have gone 12-1 since then. So goes the argument heard throughout the 2017 playoffs. The Cavs will play at home in Game 3 on June 7. In the Finals, Curry had an average game score of 13.1. But because of his past that had nothing to do with Golden State.

Sports Formula One - Mercedes now the underdogs, says Wolff
Author: 0 Formula One - Mercedes now the underdogs, says Wolff

He drove well in the first stint and then obviously you get the message to go in. Sebastian Vettel says that scoring Ferrari's first Monaco GP win since Michael Schumacher's 2001 success was "special" - but the German was also keen to point out that he was not favored over Kimi Raikkonen by team orders.

Sports Denver sportswriter fired after tweet about Indy 500 victor
Author: 0 Denver sportswriter fired after tweet about Indy 500 victor

Takuma Sato , victor of the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 , poses for photographers, Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at the Empire State building in NY. Still, his race was spectacular and Alonso simply fell victim to his engine late in the race. Just before he and McLaren CEO Zak Brown walked away at the end of his post-race press conference, Alonso made a decision to thank members of the United States media by giving them the photo-op they've been waiting nearly a month for.

Sports Kyrie's unreal handles land him on video game cover
Author: 0 Kyrie's unreal handles land him on video game cover

His stellar form has continued into the postseason, where he has averaged better than 24 points through the Cavs' first 13 playoff games. Last season he got the game-winning shot in Game 7 of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors .

Author: 0 Harry Kane's giant step towards securing the Golden Boot

With Lukaku up against a strong side in Arsenal and Sanchez coming up against a solid Everton side, Kane can prey on relegated Hull City. Spurs have won just eight of their 18 away matches, but four have come in the last five. The England worldwide netted 25 goals last season and he bettered that tally this campaign, scoring five hat tricks along the way. Mauricio Pochettino insists there is no chance Harry Kane will be allowed to leave Tottenham after the striker's four-goal ...