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Sports Vince Young tears hamstring while with Saskatchewan Roughriders
Author: 0 Vince Young tears hamstring while with Saskatchewan Roughriders

The chances of Young making a successful comeback attempt were already slim before his injury. The team didn't realize how serious the injury was until Young underwent a series of medical tests on the hamstring. He's in a quarterback group with Kevin Glenn and Marquise Williams . Saskatchewan put Young on its negotiation list February 2, per Charean Williams of Pro Football Talk , and signed him to a two-year deal without any up-front commitment.

Author: 0 Ex-NBA star Rodman set to arrive in N. Korea

The NBA Hall of Famer is one of just a few Americans who has met North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un. The eccentric sportsman was spotted at Beijing International Airport, CNN reports , but refused to answer questions about his plans.

Sports Defending champ Muguruza, Venus power to French fourth round
Author: 0 Defending champ Muguruza, Venus power to French fourth round

Meanwhile, Williams had an easy time with Mertens, a 21-year-old Belgian playing in just her second Grand Slam tournament. "It's not ideal, but I fight as I can", the 13th-seeded Frenchwoman told the crowd after moving to her first French Open quarter-final.

Author: 0 Warriors' Draymond Green will be on the court for this Game 5

Indeed, the Warriors' 68 points in the first half was the most they had scored in any half in the Finals. Now the Cavs have a chance to make it a series with a win Monday. Cavaliers players have earned almost two-thirds of that $1.58 billion ($926.67 million vs. $641.11 million), but interestingly, Cleveland has paid a much lower proportion of its players' total salaries.

Author: 0 Kabul blast: Multiple explosions rock protest victim's funeral, 15 feared dead

The recent spate of violence comes as President Trump is reviewing the United States' Afghan policy amid a push by some members of his administration to send more troops to Afghanistan to fight the Taliban and other militant groups. The resurgent Taliban, with whom the government has been trying broker a peace deal, has denied involvement in Wednesday's attack. Friday s killings will likely further inflame passions as protesters prepared to attend their funeral ceremonies on Saturday.

Author: 0 Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre punished for handling of domestic violence allegation

The University of Colorado is penalizing staff for allegedly failing to take timely action after domestic abuse allegations against former assistant football coach Joe Tumpkin became known. The woman said she first told CU about Tumpkin's alleged abuse on December 9. The following are statements from Rick George, MIke MacIntyre , and the summary of the disciplinary report.

Sports Kumble to remain coach for Windies tour: Vinod Rai
Author: 0 Kumble to remain coach for Windies tour: Vinod Rai

India's tour of the West Indies, which will include five One-Day Internationals (ODI) and a single Twenty20 International is scheduled to run from June 23 to July 9. "We have left it to the CAC, they are legends, they know what is best for Indian cricket", Rai said. The three-member committee met June 8 at a five-star facility in London and had a almost two-hour discussion on the issue but then informed BCCI CEO Rahul Johri that they would need more time.

Author: 0 Salah to Liverpool: Club-record deal this week?

But with two outlets reporting an increased bid has been made/is on its way (the details almost always differ depending on the source ), and Gazzetta saying the talks between Liverpool and Roma are "destined to end soon" (in a good way), the Reds could be getting closer.

Author: 0 Lakers Thought Lonzo Ball Looked Out Of Shape During Workout

If Ball is the Lakers' top choice at No. 2 overall, they aren't going to pass on him simply because he looked exhausted after running through drills. "Team-wise, I think that the Lakers are a better fit", said the never-shutting mouth of LaVar .

Sports Warriors need Curry to rediscover his mojo to close out Cavs
Author: 0 Warriors need Curry to rediscover his mojo to close out Cavs

I've played against some great teams, but I don't think no team has had this type of firepower". You have to give them credit for how they played. But here's the issue: In Game 4 with a chance to close the Cavaliers out on the road, win his second National Basketball Association title and preserve the Warriors undefeated playoff run, Curry faltered for the first time this post-season.

Author: 0 Microsoft Unveils Xbox One X

All that extra power requires more power: a 245-watt internal power supply pumps juice through the console, compared to the 220-watt external supply that came with the original Xbox One in 2013. Xbox One X makes your existing library even better, with better textures, smoother frame rates and faster load times, even on a 1080p TV. Forza Motorsport 7 will be arriving on the 3rd of October 2017 for Xbox One, and PC as an Xbox Play Anywhere title.

Sports Penguins Arrive In Pittsburgh After Winning Stanley Cup
Author: 0 Penguins Arrive In Pittsburgh After Winning Stanley Cup

That includes on the penalty kill. If they add the right pieces for next season, Nashville has a very solid chance of winning it all, Rinne just needs to stand on his head once again. With Olli Maatta in the box for tripping, Trevor Daley punched Ryan Ellis to set up a 5-on-3 for the Predators, but Murray came up big, stopping a shot by Mattias Ekholm followed by another save on Arvidsson.

Author: 0 Team NZ take nosedive amid tough America's Cup conditions

They advance to face the victor between Sweden's Artemis Racing and SoftBank Team Japan . Emirates Team New Zealand leads Land Rover BAR 3-1 in the best-of-9 series. Burling sailed ahead to a 47-second victory. The America's Cup , the oldest competition in global sport, was first raced in 1851 around the Isle of Wight and has only been won by four nations.

Author: 0 Penguins goalie Matt Murray goes from sidelined to shutouts

Fleury informed the Penguins of his decision Monday morning, just hours before the NHL's 2 p.m. (PT) deadline for players to declare whether to waive their no-trade or no-move clauses. Hornqvist scored off Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne's left elbow, the former Predator silencing the raucous crowd that had stood for long minutes and flung a few more catfish, too.

Sports 'Alt-right' Pepe the Frog game banned from Apple App store
Author: 0 'Alt-right' Pepe the Frog game banned from Apple App store

It looks like Pepe the Frog is not welcome on the Apple App Store. The clamp-down should have a positive net effect on the App Store ecosystem. The game's developer, Spirit Realm Games , appealed the decision prompting Apple to identify Pepe as the problem.

Sports Ex-Chargers OL King Dunlap announces retirement
Author: 0 Ex-Chargers OL King Dunlap announces retirement

Offensive tackle King Dunlap is retiring from the National Football League, the firm that represents him posted on social media Monday. Following several seasons in mostly a reserve role, it was with the Chargers that his pro career took off.

Sports Golden State Warriors Gear: ShopJerseys, Hats & More
Author: 0 Golden State Warriors Gear: ShopJerseys, Hats & More

Some variation of those words was written or uttered somewhere nearly one year ago. Why the Warriors will not succumb to another Cavaliers comeback. It also saw a defensive push from Cleveland, holding Warriors star Steph Curry to just 14 points on four of 13 field goals. The Cavs had 11 offensive boards in Game 4 - four from Tristan Thompson .

Author: 0 Comey should get his story straight on Clinton, Trump

The House Intel Committee also joined three others committees in requesting copies of Comey's memos and notes, which the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director says he wrote after every meeting he had with Trump. Under oath Thursday, Comey repeatedly called Trump a liar - Trump responded Friday by saying Comey was a liar. If Comey said untrue things under oath - and knew that they were untrue - that's perjury.

Author: 0 Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes

It was a home win for Pletcher, who is based at Belmont Park in NY, and with his third victor of the race he became the first trainer to claim the Kentucky Derby and Belmont Stakes with two different horses since D Wayne Lukas in 1996.

Author: 0 Crosby dominant in Penguins' Game 5 win over Predators

Ellis has skated only two shifts in the second, a big loss for the Predators as they trail 5-0 and are well on their way to falling behind 3-2 in the series. The junkyard dog approach to hockey for the Stanley Cup Final debutants has a history: It is the Predators' on-ice version of Stanley, the blue mutt with a bone clenched between his teeth.

Author: 0 Refs' Shady Technical Foul Explanation Still Doesn't Add Up

The Golden State Warrior forward - prone to emotional outbursts often at the most inopportune moments for his team - took a shot at Cleveland Cavaliers fans on his way out of town after Game 4 of the series, not long after he'd been at the centre of one of the most controversial points in a contentious game.

Author: 0 Crosby cements legacy with consecutive Stanley Cup wins

The parade will begin at 11 a.m. and follow a similar route to parades following the 2009 and 2016 championships, along Grant Street and Boulevard of the Allies. He led Windsor to a pair of Memorial Cups and he was twice selected as the OHL's coach of the year. "It's been an incredible year from the start, trying to repeat", Lemieux said.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Steven Finn replaces injured Chris Woakes for England

On being asked about the balance of the side, Mortaza said the team management made a decision to field eight batsmen for the first game, but the strategy may change for the remaining games: "First match we chose to go with eight batters, but we have to think about it".

Sports Puck Dynasty: Penguins in historic company after Cup triumph
Author: 0 Puck Dynasty: Penguins in historic company after Cup triumph

Crosby, a Conn Smythe victor again: Crosby became the first player since Penguins owner Mario Lemieux in 1991-92 to win consecutive Conn Smythe trophies. But for us, we did so many things well and this is such a tremendous run for our team. Though this series had been close, with the Penguins taking a three-games-to-two lead after their Game 5 win in Pittsburgh, the games themselves haven't been that competitive.

Author: 0 Watch Mike Moustakas' epic game-winning home run that beat Houston

Rookie reliever Dayan Diaz , called up earlier Wednesday to provide a fresh arm for the bullpen, made his first Major League Baseball start and lasted just 2 2/3 innings while allowing three runs on four hits to take the loss. The Astros had left fielder Josh Reddick pushed over toward the left-center alley and when Cuthbert put the changeup in play he hit it into the left-field corner.

Sports Manchester United Have Made Move to Sign $112million Star
Author: 0 Manchester United Have Made Move to Sign $112million Star

The 24-year-old will reportedly cost €70 million (R1 billion), according to the Daily Mirror , which would make him the most expensive Spanish player in history. "I think his numbers speak for themselves and he's still got a long way to go in his career". Speaking to Portuguese newspaper Expresso , Mourinho said: "I am awful at picking teams.

Sports Clemson Honored at White House for Winning Title
Author: 0 Clemson Honored at White House for Winning Title

After introducing Clemson's "El Presidente" Jim Clements ("another victor, I tell ya that"), Trump turned to his notes looking for another two seconds to fill time, and said: "What people don't realize about Clemson: It's a great academic school".

Sports Fan off hook for putting catfish on ice
Author: 0 Fan off hook for putting catfish on ice

He even tries to cover up every available ounce of space, yet when you're as hot as Guentzel is during the 2017 postseason, there's nearly no hope. The Predators were the better team in the second period just like in Game 1 , this time holding a 14-7 advantage in shots on goal.

Sports Origin: Shillington backs 'older blokes' Billy and JT
Author: 0 Origin: Shillington backs 'older blokes' Billy and JT

Origin stalwarts Nate Myles , Aidan Guerra , Jacob Lillyman and Sam Thaiday all make way in the forwards. Titans forward Jarrod Wallace has been named to debut despite facing a ban for a shoulder charge. "It's no secret we got beat up through the middle". "It was great to get a game under his belt", Walters said. A rugby league record crowd at the venue of 11,968 was treated to a classic performance from one of the game's best, which started in the seventh minute with a ...

Author: 0 Tyronn Lue liked the physicality by the Cavaliers in Game 4

Often, it's hype. Not now. Pachulia has secured the opening possession for the Warriors three out of four times in these finals. Instead, it turned out to be the beginning of an epic collapse, one that still hangs over his team - and this series - a full year later.

Author: 0 Gareth Southgate hails Kane's equaliser as 'huge moment' for England

The Tottenham striker helped rescue England a point in the dying stages of their World Cup qualifier against Auld Enemy Scotland on Saturday. "It was probably the tallest wall you could put up in European football". "I definitely didn't want to lose in my first game as skipper so to get that goal; it's a good day for us and obviously a very proud day for me as well".

Sports Eric Decker officially released by the Jets
Author: 0 Eric Decker officially released by the Jets

The New York Jets have officially released wide receiver Eric Decker after the team could not find a suitable trade partner. The Ravens could still be in play for Decker now that he's a free agent. "On behalf of the organization, I wish him the best as he continues his career". Alas, there was no trade and Decker is now a free agent. With Decker gone, the Jets' receiving corps is comprised of mostly youngsters, including Quincy Enunwa , Robby Anderson , Charone Peake, Jalin ...

Sports Panthers hire Bob Boughner as head coach
Author: 0 Panthers hire Bob Boughner as head coach

As first reported by TSN's Bob McKenzie over the weekend, the deal was announced Monday. "All the years I've been in the business interviewing coaches, firing coaches, meeting coaches, Bob was the most prepared and his performance, his preparation, his passion knocked us out of the park".

Author: 0 Tyronn Lue says Cavs were 'too nice' before Game 4

Irving played just one game before injuring his knee in the first Finals meeting between these teams in 2015. Riley: Being down 3-1 last season was a doozy but being down 3-0 is a basketball death sentence. Smith in the corner for an open three. "If we don't have to go to that lineup, we don't need to". That's what playing the Warriors will do for a lead, but Golden State did itself no favors by leaving a ton of points on the floor.

Author: 0 LeBron says he'd want Magic, Jordan as his 3-on-3 teammates

LeBron James at Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, June 9. On Saturday, Carter called James' self alley-oop off the glass in the third quarter of Cleveland's 137-116 victory over Golden State his " greatest play ever" in the Finals, per ESPN's Dave McMenamin.

Sports Arsenal hoping to land Sunderland pair in double deal
Author: 0 Arsenal hoping to land Sunderland pair in double deal

Arsenal are planning a double swoop to sign Swedish starlets Joel Asoro and Benjamin Mbunga-Kimpioka from Sunderland this summer, according to reports. Mbunga-Kimpioka - At 17-years-old, the midfielder is yet to make his first-team bow, with his appearances this season coming at Under-18 level. Asoro has already admitted he's considering his future with the recently-relegated Black Cats, saying: "It's not something you can decide now".

Author: 0 Pak troops resort to heavy shelling & firing along LOC in J&K

In yet another ceasefire violation , Pakistani Forces resorted to heavy mortar shelling and firing along the Line of Control in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir. "Pakistan Rangers violated ceasefire without any provocation when BSF troopers were busy with ground clearance. They are prisoners of the images that they see around them since their birth", Maj Gen Raju said, adding quite a few did not even know why they were throwing stones.

Sports England wins 2017 U-20 World Cup
Author: 0 England wins 2017 U-20 World Cup

A recent UEFA report found that 62 percent of players in England's top tier were foreign - the highest in Europe. England goalkeeper Freddie Woodman made two vital saves in the second half. And the world of football has praised Simpson, who was Carlisle's manager between 2003-6 with everybody from Andy Shearer to former team mates sending messages of congratulations.

Author: 0 Australia will be ready for England showdown: Smith

Australia earned a single point from the first match of their campaign against New Zealand which had to be abandoned due to rain . Australia were well on their way to chasing down Bangladesh's total of 182 when showers started in the 16th over in south London.

Author: 0 South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Turning points

Sri Lanka bowled exceptionally well to keep their target down to 300 and they threatened the Proteas during an opening stand of 69 in only 8.2 overs between Niroshan Dickwella and stand-in captain Upul Tharanga . "So we've targeted that as an area where we can make up time, get four, five minutes ahead of time, which it does get a bit complicated at the end when there's a partnership going".

Sports Larson's RBI single in 11th gives Florida 2-1 win
Author: 0 Larson's RBI single in 11th gives Florida 2-1 win

Storms rolled through Gainesville just before 4:30 p.m., with lightning that halted play for what would eventually be a almost four-hour weather delay. The Gators were able to tie the score in the top of the eighth inning on J.J. Schwarz's solo blast off Wake Forest reliever Donnie Sellers. In the bottom of the third, the Demon Deacons had bases load and failed to score as well.

Author: 0 India thrash Proteas to enter Champions Trophy semis in style

Not India , who improved to 4-0 against the South Africans in Champions Trophy history, and knocked them out for a third time. Later Yuvraj too chipped in with 23 runs and concluded the proceedings with a maximum take make India win the match by 8 wickets.

Author: 0 De Villiers' contribution under the spotlight

South Africa needs to come up with a plan and figure out why it doesn't perform well in major tournaments. What is often forgotten is that they have actually won an ICC tournament. Smith said India are now favourites to be in the finals.The defending champions will square off against Bangladesh in their next match. It was a group game but also an effective quarter-final.

Sports Kerber's season hits new low with French Open pummelling
Author: 0 Kerber's season hits new low with French Open pummelling

She's the first women in the modern era to lose in the first round as the top seed at the French Open . She arrived in Paris with a 25-12 win-loss record in Grand Slam matches, but as it turns out this marks her second consecutive first-round French Open departure after losing to Kiki Bertens in the first round previous year.

Sports Petra Kvitova vs. Bethanie Mattek-Sands 2017 French Open Pick, Odds, Prediction
Author: 0 Petra Kvitova vs. Bethanie Mattek-Sands 2017 French Open Pick, Odds, Prediction

The 31st-seeded Vinci, most famous for ending Serena Williams' hopes of a calendar year Grand Slam by beating her in the semifinals at Flushing Meadows in 2015, lost to Rio Olympics gold medallist Monica Puig 6-3, 3-6, 6-2. In the men's round, the oldest man in the singles draw at the French Open has prevailed over one of the youngest. "It was very hot (temperatures around 30 degrees) but I live in Florida, so I was prepared", said Williams.

Sports Angelique Kerber Historically Gets Knocked Out Of Roland Garros
Author: 0 Angelique Kerber Historically Gets Knocked Out Of Roland Garros

Her parents, Jiri and Pavla, and brothers, Jiri and Libor, were in the stands on Court Philippe Chatrier, with her team decked out in matching T-shirts saying "Courage, Belief, Pojd ('Come on" in Czech)' . Kvitova began things with a quick forehand victor; she compiled the first 10 winners of the match and finished with a 31-9 edge in that category. After racing into a 5-1 lead, courtesy of a double break, Makarova closed out the opening set in 33 minutes.

Sports Under-fire England goalkeeper Hart to sit out France game
Author: 0 Under-fire England goalkeeper Hart to sit out France game

Harry Kane equalised in injury time to silence the Tartan Army but also change the shape of Group F and Scotland's chances of making Russian Federation 2018. England were seconds away from seeing their 34-game unbeaten run in global qualifiers come to an end and a first defeat at Hampden Park since 1985 after Leigh Griffiths scored two late free-kick goals.

Sports L'Equipe: Verratti Quits PSG
Author: 0 L'Equipe: Verratti Quits PSG

PSG are desperate to hold on to the player and according to Sky Italia , the club's sporting director, Antero Henrique, met the midfielder's agent on Monday morning to hold talks over his future in the French capital. Should the meeting take place, it will be for the second time as a meeting did take place in Formentera previous year. Barcelona lead the chase for his signature, and are thought to have already made contact over a potential move, while Bayern Munich, Chelsea and ...