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Sports DC mayor to sign order reaffirming support for Paris accord
Author: 0 DC mayor to sign order reaffirming support for Paris accord

Astle said in an interview that he initially didn't support the idea of climate change , but through education over the years, he said he's come to the realization that "it's really happening". The US will now put out more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than it would have had it remained in the Agreement. The pact was agreed upon by more than 150 countries a year and a half ago.

Sports Djokovic key to my tennis return - Agassi
Author: 0 Djokovic key to my tennis return - Agassi

Agassi (R) watches Djokovic playing against Schwartzman as the former world number one was taken to five sets by the unfancied Argentinian. Speaking to Boris Becker - who was among the coaching team Djokovic split from in December - Agassi revealed it was his wife, 22-time Grand Slam champion Steffi Graf, who persuaded him to try out the role.

Sports Stephen Curry got away with a double dribble against LeBron James
Author: 0 Stephen Curry got away with a double dribble against LeBron James

If Thompson's offensive game is back on track, it's going to be very hard for the Cavs to derail a Warriors team that has taken on the look of a juggernaut with their NBA-record 14th straight playoff win. It was a fairly unexpected announcement, but it was great to see him back out there and Oracle Arena did not disappoint in their welcome. "I thought for the most part with the game plan that we had we tried to execute it as close as possible", said LeBron James .

Author: 0 Andy Murray wary of Karen Khachanov test

Four women's singles matches never even got started before the showers came, including No. 2 Karolina Pliskova vs. Carina Witthoeft, and No. 5 Elina Svitolina vs. "I started playing much quicker". Richard Gasquet retired from his all-French third-round match against Gael Monfils at Roland Garros after getting treatment on his right thigh.

Author: 0 Antoine Griezmann confirms he's staying at Atletico Madrid after transfer ban upheld

However, speaking on football show Telefoot on Sunday, he made it clear he will stay in Spain at least one more season having talked it through with the club's directors. Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette says that "it is possible" that he could wait for a move to Atletico Madrid , who will be unable to sign any new players this summer.

Sports In 0-2 hole, Cavs ignore last year's comeback
Author: 0 In 0-2 hole, Cavs ignore last year's comeback

ET on ABC on Wednesday evening. Curry and Kevin Durant tag-teamed the Warriors within two victories of another championship. The track was reportedly made during the 2011 lockout, before the two had their first battle in the NBA Finals when LeBron was on the Miami Heat and KD was on the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Sports Novak Djokovic vs Dominic Thiem, French Open 2017 quarter-final
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic vs Dominic Thiem, French Open 2017 quarter-final

Busta, seeded 20th, needed seven match points to clinch a thrilling 4-6, 7-6 (7/2), 6-7 (6/8), 6-4, 8-6 win over the fifth-seeded Raonic. No. 6 Dominic Thiem of Austria. Djokovic owns a 5-0 head-to-head record against Thiem , including a dominating 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 victory during last year's French Open semi-final.

Sports Wahab Riaz declared unfit for remaining Champions Trophy matches
Author: 0 Wahab Riaz declared unfit for remaining Champions Trophy matches

Junaid, the key Pakistan have applied to the ICC for an injury replacement, but they appear to have a stand-in already with them in Junaid Khan, who took four for 73 in a warm-up match against Bangladesh. And I'll take the blame. Now he is making headlines again with his splendid show against Pakistan in the first match of the champions trophy. "The encounter failed to live up to its hype as Pakistan produced a forgettable performance".

Sports Andy Murray records milestone win to reach French Open quarter-finals
Author: 0 Andy Murray records milestone win to reach French Open quarter-finals

In his seventh Paris quarter-final, Murray will face Japanese eighth seed Kei Nishikori who defeated 33-year-old Fernando Verdasco of Spain 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0. The 53rd-ranked Khachanov made 38 unforced errors, compared to only 14 for Murray. "I was expecting a very tough game", said Halep, the 2014 French Open runner-up.

Author: 0 Goaltending a big key to Stanley Cup Final success for Penguins

The charges were later dropped, but Waddell's elaborate stunt in which he doused the fish in cologne and ran over it with his auto before vacuum-sealing it will go down in Stanley Cup history. But Bonino wasn't having any of it, and instead returned to the ice and led all Penguins players with 11 faceoffs won and a 61 percent success rate on the draw.

Author: 0 Predators beat Penguins to even Stanley Cup finals

They combined for five points Saturday night to help Nashville pull within 2-1 of the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins in the Stanley Cup Final. "I think [Crosby and Malkin] had opportunities to shoot that they passed up [trying to make a better play]", Sullivan said , per Ron Cook of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Sports Philadelphia Newscaster Arrested After Going on Insane Tirade Outside Comedy Club
Author: 0 Philadelphia Newscaster Arrested After Going on Insane Tirade Outside Comedy Club

In the viral video - originally uploaded to Facebook by New York City comic Wil Sylvince - the former reporter, Colleen Campbell , yells at the officer that he and his fellow cops are "f***ing dictators" and "f***ing c***suckers" in front of a Philadelphia venue that she was reportedly kicked out of during a show with comedian Craig Robinson , reports the Daily Mail.

Author: 0 Australia face Bangladesh in must-win contest

But he said Eoin Morgan's men were now a much improved one-day outfit. However New Zealand was restricted to bag just one point despite imposing dominance over Australia at Edgbaston on June 2 because of rain. "I was happy to keep playing through the rain". But the umpires are there to make a decision and I think drinks was at the end of that over, which probably didn't help.

Sports Sportswriter tweets 'very uncomfortable' Japanese driver won Indy
Author: 0 Sportswriter tweets 'very uncomfortable' Japanese driver won Indy

Sato has thus far stayed mum on Frei's comments. Users called him a "racist" and an "embarrassment" and also criticized the effectiveness of the apology. "Once I hit the wall, I tried to turn right to keep the vehicle into the wall so I would stay out of harm's way, but unfortunately the way the auto was damaged, I came back across and I feel really bad for collecting Scott", Howard said.

Sports Fans assist Packers CB Davon House after missed flight
Author: 0 Fans assist Packers CB Davon House after missed flight

According to ESPN, they drove House to his vehicle, which was parked at the Green Bay airport, and then expected to head back home. "My brother lives in Hudson; I'm in Eau Claire". After two fans went so far out of their way to help him get to practice, it isn't hard to see why House wanted to return to Green Bay. "It tells you about his commitment - both from our fans and Davon", McCarthy said, via ESPN.

Sports Eden Hazard Fractures Ankle While On International Duty
Author: 0 Eden Hazard Fractures Ankle While On International Duty

Hazard, 26, suffered the injury during a training session while on global duty with Belgium on Sunday. The Belgium FA confirmed the news late Sunday night claiming he picked up the knock in training. Sure, it's the off season but Hazard sustaining this injury comes as a blow after a slog of a campaign. However the winger fell short of stating that he wants to leave Stamford Bridge , but highlighted his desire to win the Champions League.

Sports Roland Garros: Murray edges del Potro
Author: 0 Roland Garros: Murray edges del Potro

This was their 10th meeting (the first since that epic Davis Cup match in Glasgow) and 6th win for Andy who will now face John Isner or Karen Khachanov .It was the closest possible battle in the opening two sets and Andy managed to win both, leaving his rival with nothing more in the tank in the final set.

Sports Warriors beat Cavaliers in Game 2 of National Basketball Association finals
Author: 0 Warriors beat Cavaliers in Game 2 of National Basketball Association finals

His defense was on point, but his 8-12 shooting helped lift the Warriors in key spots. On that third-quarter drive, James had little help as Love got there late. It didn't matter in the end. "They won two games", Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said, "now we've got to go home and regroup". Durant and Steph Curry had 33 and 32 points, respectively.

Sports Arda retires from Turkey duty following alleged bust-up with journalist
Author: 0 Arda retires from Turkey duty following alleged bust-up with journalist

The clash was related to reports which claimed there was a dispute between senior Turkey players and the Turkish Football Federation (TFF) relating to bonuses after Euro 2016, as they were said to be owed for reaching the finals. He only started 14 La Liga games during the whole season and failed to register a single minute since a 7-1 over Osasuna on 26 May. The Barcelona man has been heavily linked with a move to Arsenal, but West Ham United should consider gatecrashing the party.

Author: 0 EXTRA TIME: Benni McCarthy: Cristiano Ronaldo should win the Ballon d'Or

The two have dominated the award for the past decade in the battle to not just be considered the best of their generation, but among the best of all time. "I'm going to say that Cristiano will win his fifth Ballon d'Or for sure because nobody deserves it more than him". "These guys have an understanding of each other, a way of playing they understand".

Sports Tributes pour in for Tiote
Author: 0 Tributes pour in for Tiote

The football world is in shock following the demise of Ivory Coast National team player Cheick Tiote on Monday 5th June, 2017. Following news of Tiote's death, his club had requested to postpone their next fixture against Meizhou Hakka.

Author: 0 Thierry Henry reacts to Wenger's new two-year deal

But after leading Arsenal to an impressive 2-1 FA Cup final victory over Premier League champions Chelsea with Kroenke watching from the stands on Saturday, Wenger had hinted he was willing to stay. "I don't want this to go on too long and crumble in front of him - for it to all end in tears". "Arsene is the best person to help us make that happen", he added.

Sports Jack Butland honoured and proud as he returns to England squad
Author: 0 Jack Butland honoured and proud as he returns to England squad

Burnley captain Heaton is one of four goalkeepers in Southgate's squad for the game in Scotland and Tuesday's friendly against France in Paris, with the returning Jack Butland also included alongside Joe Hart and Fraser Forster . There was a lot to learn - stuff that we're keen to take forward in what we're trying to achieve. I think there was a real connection formed between everybody, and it was also a great life experience for everybody.

Sports Lynch decided on comeback after Raiders announced move
Author: 0 Lynch decided on comeback after Raiders announced move

He spoke genuinely about Oakland, his hometown city for which he now plays, as a profanity or three slipped through a press conference that was televised live nationally. Anyone who is familiar with Marshawn Lynch knows he doesn't speak much to the media. The franchise will re-locate to Las Vegas for the 2020 season.

Author: 0 LeBron James' Wife, Savannah, Comforts Family After Vandalism

The reason that she had an open casket is because she wanted to show the world what her son went through as far as a hate crime and, you know, being black in America. The Cleveland Cavaliers star is one of the world's most famous athletes and his forum was a table during a news conference a day before the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors began.

Author: 0 Dash cam footage of Tiger Woods' DUI released

He's been great for the game of golf , and I think he needs all our help. Tiger released a statement, saying, "I want the public to know that alcohol was not involved". The model, who has 8 million followers on Instagram, said she had no history with Woods, including phone calls or text messages. He even seemed to misunderstand instructions to say the alphabet.

Author: 0 Red Sox at Orioles

Boston broke a sixth-inning tie by scoring two unearned runs on a throwing error by catcher Francisco Pena , and Benintendi's second homer made it 6-3 in the seventh. They are hoping he'll be ready when his disabled list time ends later in the week. After taking a hard fall that sprained his left wrist in Chicago, Pedroia's recovery has been a best-case scenario up to this point.

Author: 0 More than 1500 injured in panic after Champions League soccer game

In the Champions League final in Cardiff, Real cruised to 4-1 victory against Juventus . "I love football. I have the chance to be with this great club, with this great squad". Real has also become the first team to defend the Champions League title after AC Milan , who won the European Cup in 1989 and 1990 respectively. "I can not explain why we played like we did in the second half".

Sports Pete Townshend to bring 'Classic Quadrophenia' to Tanglewood
Author: 0 Pete Townshend to bring 'Classic Quadrophenia' to Tanglewood

Pete will be joined by Billy Idol , tenor singer Alfie Boe , and an orchestra, like he was when he premiered the project in London in 2015. In addition to the original 1973 double album, Quadrophenia was made into a 1979 movie and a theatrical production.

Author: 0 Kohli hosts charity ball in London amidst Champions Trophy campaign

Kohli is at ease with the spotlight when he is in the middle, and any team that wants to get their hands on the Champions Trophy will need to find a way through him. Mohammad Amir provided rare moments of respite amid the India run-spree with a return of none for 32 in 8.1 overs. If Arthur has some "inside knowledge" on South Africa , the Proteas" have a "spy' of their own in Pakistan-born Imran Tahir.

Sports Coach Kerr triumphant in return to Warriors' sideline
Author: 0 Coach Kerr triumphant in return to Warriors' sideline

The Cavaliers , who had a pretty easy time of it in the East on their march to the Finals , have collectively been anything but their best these last two games. They are now two wins away from making their case as the greatest team of all time. The Cavaliers defeated the Warriors by playing defense for an entire 24 seconds, as opposed to giving up "loose balls" and "50-50" plays like they did in Game 2 .

Sports Tiger Woods Explains Arrest, Says It Had Nothing To Do With Alcohol
Author: 0 Tiger Woods Explains Arrest, Says It Had Nothing To Do With Alcohol

What happened was an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications. "I didn't realise the mix of medications had affected me so strongly". He has released an official statement apologizing to his family, friends, and fans. His attempts to jump-start his career again after being derailed by chronic injuries has been unsuccessful. In 2009 he was charged with careless driving outside his home and this led to a string of allegations about extra-marital affairs - this led to a very public ...

Author: 0 Sheriff: Fired worker had plan to kill ex-co-workers

A media staging area has been set up near the scene. RENATA SAGO, BYLINE: Officials say 45-year-old John Neumann Jr. walked into Fiamma, Inc ., in northeast Orlando with a semi-automatic pistol and a hunting knife. He runs Cool Blue Customs, which has shared a building with Fiamma for the past three years. "I can't imagine who did this", Bluewater said of the Fiamma employees.

Author: 0 New Zealand wins toss, will bowl 1st against England

In the circumstances, Australia could have done with their batsmen being in good form before the crunch encounter with their old rivals. New Zealand , on the other hand, will be heading with a lot of confidence and their performance is also yet to see in the Australia for their first match.

Author: 0 NBA Finals ratings highest since Michael Jordan's last title in 1998

With a win in Game 3 they would pass the 1992-93 Pittsburgh Penguins for the most consecutive playoff wins by any major professional sports team. With that said, a rematch between these two teams sans Durant would have made for more of an entertaining series, especially with Klay Thompson's shooting struggles before he regained his stroke in Game 2 .

Sports TJ Dillashaw to Demetrious Johnson: 'To me, you're being ab**ch'
Author: 0 TJ Dillashaw to Demetrious Johnson: 'To me, you're being ab**ch'

The UFC has a drastic star deficit, and yet they aren't even giving Mighty Mouse a shot, even though he is, athletically speaking, quite possibly their best employee. Like I respect them being honest and straightforward with it. "It's either (you fight) TJ or we close the flyweight division.' I said, 'close the mother (expletive) division then'".

Author: 0 England dish out all-round effort to storm into semis of CT

Victory meant England had won both their opening Group A games following their eight-wicket defeat of Bangladesh at the Oval last week. In Cardiff , where England were taking on New Zealand in a Champions Trophy group stage fixture, play had begun half an hour earlier.

Sports Jets announce release of linebacker David Harris
Author: 0 Jets announce release of linebacker David Harris

Harris has accumulated 1,087 tackles, 35 sacks, 31 pass defenses, 6 Interceptions and 11 forced fumbles over his 10 year career. The Jets are in the midst of a massive rebuilding movement. Potential replacements include Davis, Bruce Carter and Julian Stanford , according to Bowles. "That's a good question", Bowles said. "Talks broke down.

Sports ICC Champions Trophy: Steve Smith admits Australia 'got away' thanks to weather
Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy: Steve Smith admits Australia 'got away' thanks to weather

Australia's bowling was described by Captain Steve Smith as "Their worst bowling performance" despite Josh Hazlewood claiming ODI Career best figures of 6/52 off 9 overs. "I thought it was probably one of the worst bowling displays that we've put on for a very long time ", Smith said. Along with Kiwi skipper Kane Williamson, who scored a masterful 100 off just 97 balls, Ronchi went on the offensive whacking three sixes in 77-run stand with his captain.

Author: 0 Pekka Rinne stunned the Penguins with a jaw-dropping series of saves

Crosby and Evgeni Malkin finished with six shots but only the lone goal. Defensively, the Nashville Predators are allowing 2.7 goals per game and are killing 80.9 percent of their opponents power plays. But after the game was stopped 30 seconds later, a review showed that Gaudreau got the puck over the line to give the Predators a 2-1 lead. Sidney Crosby escapes from the clutches of the Predators' defense and skates in all alone where he beats Pekka Rinne on the backhand.

Author: 0 What Else Can the Cavs Do? The Warriors Might Be Too Good

LeBron James' basketball career has played out like the story of a comic book superhero, so it's only fitting that his downfall should have a fittingly dramatic twist: that which he created became that which destroyed him. "They're going keep to coming, man", Curry said . "And we're a full group when he's out here, so that means a lot". "It motivates us to win for him ".

Sports LeBron James and Kevin Durant Once Made a Rap Song Together
Author: 0 LeBron James and Kevin Durant Once Made a Rap Song Together

Durant reportedly handled the opening verse while LeBron came in for the second, followed by another KD verse to close things out. They're big fans and didn't get to see him play. They are now two wins away from making their case as the greatest team of all time. "We turned the ball over too much in the first half". "They're going keep to coming, man", Curry said.

Author: 0 Champions League final: Juventus vs. Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo was still in high spirits on Monday night as the Real Madrid star continued the celebrations after their Champions League triumph. Real Madrid's retention of the Champions League has been reflected in Zinedine Zidane's side having a heavy presence in UEFA's official squad of the season.

Author: 0 French Open action threatened by rain on Tuesday

I can't really understand. "I don't think that they crossed the line", Mladenovic said. "I don't know what people were expecting". Paris, the site of 2016 champion Garbine Muguruza's greatest career achievement, is now also the site of her most frustrating day.

Sports Djokovic wary of Thiem threat despite dominance of past meetings
Author: 0 Djokovic wary of Thiem threat despite dominance of past meetings

Carreno Busta, seeded 20th, needed seven match points to clinch a thrilling 4-6, 7-6 (7/2), 6-7 (6/8), 6-4, 8-6 win over the fifth-seeded Raonic. Nine-time champion Nadal is due to take on compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta , while title-holder Djokovic faces sixth seed Dominic Thiem in a repeat of a year ago s semi-final.