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Sports Mike Zimmer says his eye is doing great
Author: 0 Mike Zimmer says his eye is doing great

As a defensive coordinator in the NFL for more than a decade, Zimmer's defenses were normally among some of the league's best. Jerick McKinnon mentioned that he has been spending off days with Cook and the team put the second-round pick's locker next to Terence Newman - who might as well get an extra paycheck for being a coach at this point.

Author: 0 Didn't deserve to be in semis: du Plessis

We were completely outplayed today. Imran Tahir after scoring one was the third South African to get dismissed run-out as JP Duminy's call for a second run turned out into another disaster as the South African innings ended on 191. When pressed about his future as South Africa's captain, de Villiers said: "That's a question that can only be answered by people who are in control of making radical decisions".

Author: 0 Stephen Curry's 2nd NBA championship puts him in rare company

He is now 3-5 in his eight NBA Finals appearances. "It's kind of insane to think about the conversations we had this summer and going into the year about how we can both mesh and do what we do and be the players that we are and (to) see it come to life in this series, it was unbelievable".

Author: 0 NBA Champs Golden State Warriors Mulling Rejection of Trump White House Visit

Durant appeared to turn around and stare Rihanna down later in the game after he nailed a three-pointer, but he said during the post-game press conference that he didn't remember doing so. Warriors Coach Steve Kerr has been openly critical of President Donald Trump , especially the President's proposed travel ban to six Muslim-majority nations.

Sports Chelsea fans voice concern as Thibaut Courtois contract talks stall
Author: 0 Chelsea fans voice concern as Thibaut Courtois contract talks stall

The club opened negotiations with the Belgium global towards the end of last month over an extension to his current deal, worth £100,000 a week, which has two years left. Despite being linked to Real Madrid earlier in the season, Courtois, who spent two years on loan at Atletico Madrid, is keen to stay in the Premier League.

Author: 0 Real Madrid 'absolutely convinced' of Ronaldo innocence

The world's highest-paid athlete is the latest target of tax authorities who have probed a number of other high profile footballers including FC Barcelona forward Lionel Messi who was sentenced past year to 21 months in prison for tax evasion .

Author: 0 Pittsburgh Penguins Vs. Nashville Predators Game 5

After the Predators and the Penguins traded goals late in the first period , Gaudreau, whose three career National Hockey League goals have all come in the Stanley Cup Final, poked one under the stick of Matt Murray from behind the net.

Author: 0 Mourinho looking for cut-rate Morata deal — Transfer Focus

The Telegraph are alleging that the Spanish worldwide has agreed terms on a move to Old Trafford, with only the fee with Real Madrid to be determined between the two clubs. The striker, who scored in Spain's 2-2 friendly draw against Colombia is Mourinho's primary attacking target in the transfer window. It is too little.

Author: 0 Trump tweets of witch hunt amid Russian Federation probe

But Robert Mueller has been appointed special counsel to investigate Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign . PENCE HIRES LAWYER Pence hired Richard Cullen, chairman of law firm McGuireWoods, to help him respond to inquiries from Mueller, a spokesman said. "He didn't recall this, but I responded to his comment by agreeing that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Justice needed to be careful to follow ...

Sports Microsoft's Phil Spencer Says Xbox One X Is Compatible With VR
Author: 0 Microsoft's Phil Spencer Says Xbox One X Is Compatible With VR

This is particularly important for rendering high res textures, since both consoles aim to offer 4K quality. It is the most powerful console ever made , and Microsoft never backed away from saying it would have a premium price point , but still, some are feeling sticker shock given it's $100 more than PS4 Pro .

Sports Each Real Madrid player to receive £2million each after trophy-laden season
Author: 0 Each Real Madrid player to receive £2million each after trophy-laden season

Juventus had substitute Juan Cuadrado dismissed six minutes from time after two yellow cards - the second after some embarrassing play-acting from Madrid captain Sergio Ramos . "Winning again adds to the history of this club". Atletico Madrid , Monaco, Barcelona and Bayern Munich are also represented in the squad with the likes of Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann all earning a place.

Author: 0 Australia out of Champions Trophy after comfortable England win

Moises Henriques could only muster 17 runs, while Smith went on to make 56 off 77 deliveries, which included five boundaries, before he was removed by Wood. At the end of the sixth over, which was just two balls after Root fell, the rain came and play was suspended for a short while. Ben Stokes (102 not out) and Eoin Morgan (87) were clinical in their efforts with the bat, as they demoralised the fearsome Aussie bowling attack.

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors championship parade set for Thursday in Oakland

Iguodala, who put on an impressive performance in the title-clinching Game 5 of the 2017 NBA Finals on Monday, June 12 (Tuesday in Manila) against the Cleveland Cavaliers , said the team will follow what their leader, two-time Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry , will do.

Author: 0 Red Sox at Yankees

Red Sox: RHP Rick Porcello (3-7, 4.24 ERA) starts Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium. Mariners 6, Twins 5: Mike Zunino hit his second homer of the game with two outs in the ninth inning, a two-run shot that gave surging Seattle a comeback victory.

Sports Red Sox Manage Only 4 Hits, Lose 3-2 to Orioles
Author: 0 Red Sox Manage Only 4 Hits, Lose 3-2 to Orioles

He allowed three runs and six hits with nine strikeouts and one walk in six innings. Porcello fell to 4-9 with a 4.77 ERA in his career versus the Orioles, with a 2-4 mark and a 4.89 ERA at Camden Yards. On the field, Sale rebounded from the rocky first inning; He buckled down and didn't allow another run. Joe Kelly came in after Price, and he immediately induced a double play ball to clear the bases and put two outs on the board.

Author: 0 Oakland triumphant as parade celebrates Warriors title

The Warriors are headed to San Francisco, where they broke ground this year on a new arena slated to open in 2019. So Thursday was a rare chance for the city to celebrate. He described himself as a Warriors fan since elementary school. Additionally, AC Transit buses will be rerouted around downtown Oakland to work around street closures - with this in mind, delays are "simply inevitable", according to AC Transit spokesperson Robert Lyles.

Sports Owen Farrell a doubt for first Lions Test after suffering quad injury
Author: 0 Owen Farrell a doubt for first Lions Test after suffering quad injury

Farrell is reported to have a grade-one quadriceps strain which he sustained in training this morning. "We just needed to take that out of them early in the game". There was real energy about the Springboks, and they played with confidence at a good tempo. MAORI ALL BLACKS: James Lowe, Nehe Milner-Skudder, Matt Proctor, Charlie Ngatai, Rieko Ioane, Damian McKenzie , Tawera Kerr-Barlow, Liam Messam, Elliot Dixon, Akira Ioane, Tom Franklin, Joe Wheeler, Ben May, Ash Dixon (c), Kane Hames.

Sports England's Chris Woakes ruled out of tournament with strain
Author: 0 England's Chris Woakes ruled out of tournament with strain

Then less than 24 hours later, after scans at close of play, an England and Wales Cricket Board statement confirmed what everyone suspected - that he will play no further part in the tournament. Bangladesh went one bowler short in the tournament opener against England and were comprehensively beaten by eight wickets despite posting a strong 305-6 .

Author: 0 A great day for a Stanley Cup celebration

One by one, the flightless birds strutted their stuff as they waddled down a hallway lined with cheering spectators. Their franchise cornerstone will take a brief breather this summer, maybe go fishing back home in Nova Scotia and then start pointing toward next season.

Sports Pakistan thrashes England to reach CT final for 1st time
Author: 0 Pakistan thrashes England to reach CT final for 1st time

Of the eight teams in the tournament, Pakistan's ICC ranking is the lowest and were nearly universally written off after their 124-run defeat to India in Birmingham. It was a reputation it was living up to early on, going down by 124 runs to India in their first match of the tournament. "We said don't worry about the India match".

Author: 0 Ostapenko powers into French Open final

Ostapenko , who hails from Latvia , is the first unseeded women's tennis player to reach the final stage at Roland Garros since 1983 and the first Latvian to ever reach a Grand Slam final. Ostapenko is also the youngest woman to advance to the final of a major since a 19-year-old Caroline Wozniacki finished runner-up at the 2009 US Open.

Sports Cops: Suspect in 3 deaths may be involved in 2 more killings
Author: 0 Cops: Suspect in 3 deaths may be involved in 2 more killings

The victims were identified as 18-year-old Kylie Pifer , 21-year-old Taylor Pifer and their mother, Suzanne Taylor , Loeding said. Brinkman, 45, was the only person in the house at the time and did not say anything during the encounter, according to police .

Author: 0 Morgan vows England will 'stay true' to beliefs after Pakistan

Once you have only 200-odd on the board, the pressure all goes on the bowling team in the second half of the game. There is no reason for you (Sarfraz) to rejoice. But the way Rumman Raees came in and bowled, it showed we have the bench strength. Openers Azhar Ali (76) and Fakhar Zaman (57) then helped knock off the inadequate total with nearly 13 overs and eight wickets to spare as England bowed out of their own tournament at the semi-final stage.

Sports Wahab ruled out of Champions Trophy
Author: 0 Wahab ruled out of Champions Trophy

Kohli's aggression at the end and Hardik Pandya's entertaining cameo, including his three sixes of the last over, took India to 319/3 in 48 overs. In fact it was his whirlwind knock which gave India the flawless launchpad for the last 10 overs. Shoaib Akhtar regretted saying Pakistani batsmen were still playing a "conventional, old-fashioned" brand of the game.

Sports Aaron Judge's eighth-inning homer prompted MVP chants ... at Angel Stadium
Author: 0 Aaron Judge's eighth-inning homer prompted MVP chants ... at Angel Stadium

Still, Meyer hasn't allowed more than two runs in a home start this season. What is there left to say about Aaron Judge? NY right fielder Aaron Judge heard the MVP chants from the heavy Yankees-fan contingent on Monday night, particularly after his two-run home run in the eighth inning snapped a tie and lifted the Yankees to a 5-3 win over the Angels .

Sports Jos Buttler's incredible six helps England to Champions Trophy win
Author: 0 Jos Buttler's incredible six helps England to Champions Trophy win

Mark Wood and Jake Ball made the most important breakthroughs against New Zealand , and Liam Plunkett (four for 55) and Adil Rashid cashed in too to defend 310 all out with 87 runs to spare. Morgan says that heavy loss was like "men against boys", with New Zealand going on to reach the final. Following their wash-out when well-placed against Australia, New Zealand need to beet Bangladesh in their last group match and hope England defeat the Aussies.

Sports Australia and NZ resume play after rain
Author: 0 Australia and NZ resume play after rain

Williamson brought up his hundred from his 96th delivery but perished soon afterwards, run out with eight fours and three sixes to his name. New Zealand were cruising at 254 for 3 after 39 overs before losing their 7 wickets for 37 runs in 36 balls.

Sports Warriors say no decision made on White House visit
Author: 0 Warriors say no decision made on White House visit

In downtown Oakland, about 1,000 people celebrated in the streets, but most were peaceful. It's the first championship won by a Bay Area team in their home arena, since the 1974 Oakland Athletics won the World Series. It was their second championship in three years. "I'm confident we'll have him back. I'm ready to do it again". He was almost flawless in Game 5, scoring 39 points on 14-of-20 shooting with seven rebounds and five assists.

Author: 0 Annual Congressional baseball game brings unity after shooting

The congressional baseball game will go on as scheduled. The final score - 11 to 2 - an easy win for Democrats who then gave the trophy to Republicans - to be put in Congresssman Scalise's office. "Steve loves this country and his service does credit to the people of his state and the people of this nation". "That's the source of unity and more than ever we must embrace it".

Sports WR Cam Smith signs with Notre Dame as graduate transfer
Author: 0 WR Cam Smith signs with Notre Dame as graduate transfer

Cameron Smith once caught a touchdown pass against Notre Dame while playing with Arizona State. He had four catches for 67 yards and the TD in Arizona State's 55-31 victory against Notre Dame on November 8, 2014 at Sun Devil Stadium. His familiarity with Alexander - and more importantly offensive coordinator Chip Long's system - should allow Smith to make a smooth transition into the receiver rotation.

Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather Opens as Heavy Betting Favorite Over Conor McGregor

The contest, nearly certain to be the biggest grossing event in boxing history, was confirmed on Wednesday and is set to take place at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas on August 26 . Incredibly, the Daily Star recently claimed that McGregor wanted a $100 million purse to take on the undefeated Mayweather . McGregor is making his boxing debut in this fight, but has a 21-3 record in MMA with 18 knockouts.

Author: 0 F1 Canadian GP: 'Bad' Ferrari didn't spot early Canada damage - Vettel

Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel's duel has turned this season's Formula One title race into one of the most keenly-anticipated - and most hard to forecast - in decades. "The first lap of the race usually is quite messy because the tires are cold, especially (when Sunday it) was windy and so on", said Vettel. That sent Vettel near the back of the field on a suboptimal strategy, after which he spent a little over half the race distance working his way up to sixth place.

Author: 0 Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant committed to keeping Golden State on top

From the Bay all the way to OKC. If you're heading anywhere in or around Oakland on Thursday, be prepared for masses of people - possibly more than 1 million Golden State Warriors fans who are expected to make the trek into the city to celebrate the team's NBA Championship .

Sports Kalidou Koulibaly agent hints at Chelsea move
Author: 0 Kalidou Koulibaly agent hints at Chelsea move

Napoli were subjected to a £40M bid for their star defender by Chelsea last summer, which they rejected. "The transfer market is long as it will be open until August 31", he said. Having established himself as a key part of Napoli's success in recent years, his powerful presence, positioning, aerial ability and pace all make him stand out and it's no surprise at all that Conte would want to add him to his Chelsea squad.

Author: 0 My 2 Cents: Kevin Durant Wins Championship With The Warriors

That all spells trouble for the rest of the league, who saw the Warriors capture a title in 2015, win a record-setting 73 games the next regular season before Durant moved to the Bay Area and the team became a juggernaut. A report surfaced shortly after Game 5 claiming that the Warriors would unanimously refuse any invitation to the White House, but that report was clearly debunked by the organization's statement.

Author: 0 Trump's Cuba Policy Calls For Tightening Of Trade, Travel Restrictions

The policy however, Trump will not shut down any embassies or cut off the recently resumed direct U.S. -Cuba commercial flights - though his more restrictive policy seems certain to dampen new economic ties. Even among Cuban-Americans in South Florida, almost two-thirds want to lift the USA embargo. However, the policy changes appear to allow Marriott, Starwood's parent company, to continue operating the hotel.

Author: 0 Spanish Prosecutors Accuse Cristiano Ronaldo Of Tax Fraud

Tollin is 100 per cent owned by Cristiano Ronaldo since its foundation in 2004. The prosecutor's office filed the lawsuit against Ronaldo on Tuesday to a court in the Madrid district of Pozuelo de Alarcon. The prosecutor has alleged that Ronaldo defrauded the Spanish government to the tune of $1.57 million, $1.91 million, $3.59 million, and $9.53 million (all figures converted to United States dollars from Euros).

Sports Lakers Rumors: Second Lonzo Ball workout date set
Author: 0 Lakers Rumors: Second Lonzo Ball workout date set

While Lonzo is considered a top-two talent in the upcoming NBA Draft on June 22, the Lakers, whom Ball has expressed interest in playing for, haven't committed to him at No. Technically, Lonzo Ball's professional National Basketball Association career hasn't started yet. "I'm blessed to play the game", Fultz said, still wearing his gray Lakers workout gear.

Author: 0 Rohan Bopanna in mixed doubles final; Halep, Pliskova, Bacsinszky

On Court Philippe Chatrier, it did not matter that in the second set, second seed Pliskova sprayed the court with finely-angled forehands to send her chasing. "I think today I showed that I'm stronger mentally", Halep was quoted as saying on the French Open's official Web site. Ukrainian Svitolina saved four set points at 5-6 in the second and then had a match point in the tiebreak which Halep saved with a fearless forehand that kissed the sideline and followed that with an improvised ...

Author: 0 India cruise past Bangladesh to set up final with Pakistan

It showed straight away that it was the right decision as India struck twice early on, with Bhuvneshwar Kumar removing both Soumya Sarkar for a duck and Sabbir Rahman for 19. Kedar also said that he doesn't think of himself as a part-time bowler and his record in the past also says the same. Though Bangladesh was looking good to get closer to 300, Jasprit Bumrah picked couple of wickets at the crucial time , which helped India to pull things back.

Sports FIFA targets gay slurs by Chile, Mexico fans in Russia
Author: 0 FIFA targets gay slurs by Chile, Mexico fans in Russia

These four cities are set to host matches in the Confederations Cup, a two-week tournament kicking off Saturday that will feature world champions Germany , the various regional champions and the host country. "We definitely have the ambition to get through to the semi-finals, we are not just here to make up the numbers". Half of these eight participating teams can lay some claim to relevance on the world scale-those being Mexico , Portugal , Chile and Germany .

Author: 0 Garbine Muguruza hits out at French Open crowd

Eighth-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russian Federation also moved on with a 7-6 (5), 4-6, 7-5 victory over 32nd-seeded Zhang Shuai. I'm happy I went out there without fear. The unseeded Latvian brings quite an achievement into the match since in the previous round she beat Australia's former runner-up Sam Stosur by hitting 46 winners.

Sports Missed fairways leave McIlroy in rough shape at US Open
Author: 0 Missed fairways leave McIlroy in rough shape at US Open

While that was a fairly common sentiment, there were more than a few notable exceptions, as Fowler and Sergio Garcia (2-under) were the only players among the top 10 on the Official World Golf Rankings to break par. After starting on the back nine, defending champion Dustin Johnson struggled to a 75, making only one birdie. But Erin Hills ate up Jason Day , who had a pair of triple-bogeys in a 7-over 79.

Author: 0 NBA GM "Convinced" The Celtics Will Draft Josh Jackson

After holding onto their Top-3 protected pick at last month's NBA Draft Lottery, the Lakers surrendered their 2018 first-round pick to the Philadelphia 76ers. Fultz acknowledges he is developing a personal rivalry with Ball through the draft process. "From all my conversations with them, I'm convinced they'll take Jackson No.

Author: 0 Ostapenko leads her opponents on a merry dance

Not coincidentally, that was also the last time at any Grand Slam tournament that none of the women's quarterfinalists had previously won a major championship. It was my dream always. It's so fantastic to be here. "I'm so happy to win here, I can not believe it". "Nobody taught me, it's just the way I play", said Ostapenko.

Author: 0 Fowler assumes US Open lead with 7-under 65

Jason Day also tangled with fierce fescue and had two triple bogeys in his round of 79. Prior to the tournament, the 28-year-old Northern Irishman had defended the severity of the rough, saying the fairways were "the widest played at a US Open " and "if we can't hit within that avenue, you might as well pack your bags and go home ".

Sports Roma appoint Eusebio Di Francesco as new manager
Author: 0 Roma appoint Eusebio Di Francesco as new manager

I was brought here because I play a certain brand of football so it's only right I should teach that brand of football to my players". While it didn't drag on like normal Roma business, the appointment of Eusebio Di Francesco as the Giallorossi's next coach took a bit longer than expected.