The US women then won Olympic gold on home soil in Atlanta in 1996 and three years later masterminded the squad that won the Women's World Cup final in a penalty kick shootout over China before 90,125 spectators at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California - still the largest crowd ever to watch a women's sporting event.
Orenthal James "O.J." Simpson is shown in an undated prison photo. O.J. Simpson, now 69-years-old, has reportedly been a "model prisoner" during his stint at Lovelock Correctional Facility. Simpson will be among 673 cons up for parole during month-long meetings. Simpson is no stranger to lengthy legal proceedings. Simpson was denied parole in July 2013 and 2014.
Mayweather Promotions will handle the undercard, which likely means boxing matches and no other UFC fights or fighters will be featured. Promoter Dana White told American sports broadcaster ESPN the fight will take place at the T-Mobile Arena and the pair will wear 10 ounce boxing gloves.
Gasol, a six-time NBA All-Star taken with the third overall pick in the 2001 NBA Draft, averaged a career-low 12.4 points with 7.8 rebounds and 1.1 blocked shots over 64 games in his first campaign with the Spurs last season. Popovich said Gasol adjusted to San Antonio's system "better than most people who have come here for the first year". "There were really no surprises.
Jarrod Wallace, Coen Hess, Valentine Holmes and Tim Glasby are set to make their State of Origin debuts for Queensland in Sydney next Wednesday, while Jake Trbojevic and Nathan Peats could hardly have been more impressive in their first outings for NSW in Game 1 .
Former Barca defender Javier Mascherano also agreed a one-year suspended sentence with authorities for tax fraud last year. Ronaldo has therefore established a reputation for being a shrewd operator and being able to manipulate the Real Madrid hierarchy; yet this time it seems different.
The Scot will now face the tournament's 2015 victor Wawrinka, who beat Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-3, 6-1, in what is a repeat of last year's semi-final showdown which Murray won in four sets before losing to Novak Djokovic in the final . Meanwhile, Novak Djokovic is out of the French Open after a thrashing at the hands of Dominic Thiem . The fourth seed claimed his 100th career victory in a best-of-five-set match on clay.
Ronaldo was livid over being singled out for disproportionate treatment after the Spanish prosecutors accused him of defrauding the authorities of 14.7m (12.8m). Ronaldo is now on duty for Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation which ends on July 2. "I will talk with him when the Confederations Cup has finished".
The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the trade hadn't been consummated Tuesday. Previous year saw him put up 15.6 points and 4.8 assists per game, both career bests. Although knee and calf injuries limited him to only 63 appearances this past season, Russell appeared more confident as a playmaker and primary scorer.
Nadal sets a new record by winning 10 french open titles. It is the most singles titles one person has won at a Grand Slam. He also lost just 35 games in total and only six in the final, his most comprehensive victory since allowing Roger Federer four games in the 2008 final.
Free-spending Paris St Germain have also been linked with a move for Ronaldo but it is United who look to be at the front of the queue for a player Bayern Munich have denied interest in, with Jose Mourinho's men reported to be preparing a record bid to bring the forward back to Old Trafford.
The Celtics had reservations of Fultz after he worked out for them that he lacked team success , and going to the Sixers who have been a losing team for years in the National Basketball Association won't be a major adjustment for him. This may be true, but Ainge seems confident in the trade and is more anxious about trying to win this season and less about a hypothetical situation down the line.
And Real are ready to force the 30-year-old out in order to sign De Gea without a hitch. Surely we are watching him. "But we will not talk about what we are doing". He said: "Of course we would have loved to have had Messi at Madrid . I like Keylor Navas ", he added. De Gea could still be used as a makeweight in any deal for Alvaro Morata or Cristiano Ronaldo with the Sunday Times recently claiming that United would discount De Gea's fee by £43m if they were able to get Morata ...
Pakistan came out with a splendid all-round performance as they defeated arch-rival India by 180 runs at The Oval to lift their maiden Champions Trophy title. However, support for the Indian team hasn't dwindled post Pakistan's upset win. India captain Virat Kohli could do little more than praise an opponent who did everything right on the day, reported the ICC.
The move makes Hawai'i the first state in the nation to enact legislation that implements portions of the Paris agreement , officials say. "People come to Hawaii to enjoy its environment", Glenn said . Georgia's obligations taken through the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change officially comes into play today. "It's important to commit to addressing climate change, but it's even more important that we actually take meaningful action", said Rep.
And two goals in the final five minutes signified a insane end to a thrilling game and while Portugal feel robbed, a draw was probably the just result. Whether it was the right flank in the first half or the left in the second half, Quaresma was quite easily the most menacing of attacking players for Portugal ahead of the much fancied Ronaldo.
The team in question is Premier League side Manchester City, who are of course managed by former Barca boss Pep Guardiola. I am looking forward to winning many more trophies and big titles in the future with Barca. I always want more, the same as the club. "I felt as a part of the team from day one as I was playing in both games against Sevilla, securing the Super Copa in our first two games of the season".
Ostapenko is the first Latvian woman to reach a Grand Slam semifinal in the Open Era. A daring backhand drop shot earned the woman in green a break point, but Mladenovic netted her best shot, the forehand, and could not convert. A year ago, Ostapenko lost in the first round of the French Open . No. 20 Pablo Carreno Busta , and No. 2 Djokovic vs. No. 6 Dominic Thiem . Before Roland Garros she had never got past the third round.
The Celtics traded the first pick in this year's draft for the third pick and what will be another first-round pick in either 2018 or 2019. Who are the likely players that Boston will use its No. "When we move forward, you're going to be excited about the pieces that come to the table because, again, there's been a process involved". But with Paul George reportedly telling the Indiana Pacers he plans on heading elsewhere after next season - and the Cleveland Cavaliers potentially ...
Although Mexico had more possession, Ochoa was the busier of the two keepers and the Europeans could have taken all three points had the Video Assistant Referees (VAR) not controversially disallowed Nani's first-half goal for offside.
The striker is furious at the "disrespect" Blues boss Antonio Conte showed in dumping him by TEXT. "I cannot say how many they are, but they exist". I'll stay with the good of everything. "I now have to wait for the club's decision". "Thanks to God I'm not lacking teams [to join]", he said. After all, it was only two months ago that the Belgian had an on-pitch argument where he "shushed" Everton captain Ashley Williams after the Welshman got frustrated at the Belgian's hold-up play.
Police said the death of Muslim teen Nabra Hassanen was not being investigated as a hate crime , but instead, as an incident of road rage . Nabra's mother, Sawsan Gazzar, told the paper: "I think it had to do with the way she was dressed and the fact that she's Muslim".
Nobody at the club wants Morata to go and I have not heard him say that he wants to go. I know Cristiano and he's a good guy, not just with the ball, but as a person. Cristiano Ronaldo is now playing with Portugal in the Confederations Cup but the transfer rumors continue to swirl of a possible departure from Real Madrid .
Former Chelsea player Joe Cole believes that Romelu Lukaku would be a better signing for the Blues than Alvaro Morata this summer. Joe Cole says Chelsea should "not look outside" a trio of strikers now in the Premier League .
Now she was happy, she said, an emotion she apparently generated in others, particularly when the music which signalled her capture of the first set was allowed to continue so long that it delayed the second set by a minute. Her retrievals were sharp and though Smitkova, ranked 167, refused to wilt and saved four match points, the quality gap was clear. " I am not sure if any day it will be 100 percent , I don't think so but I just need to do what I can".
And to do it so soon after coming back on such a long layoff is a huge confidence booster for me". Murray , a record five-time champion at Queen's , must now recover confidence and rhythm if he is to avoid a similarly disappointing defence of his Wimbledon crown in two week's time.
That may sound like a lot, but considering the new world No. 2 didn't play a single grass-court event a year ago and the Brit won both Queen's and Wimbledon , it's actually very tight. "I am not the right one to say, but to play 10 finals here is something hard". Nadal scored 27 winners as compared to Wawrinka's 19. But there is no doubt that he is a big match player.
The Russian lost their first fight on points in November to relinquish the WBO, WBA and IBF light heavyweight titles to Ward , despite several pundits believing Kovalev was the victor. Ward cites Roy Jones as his inspiration for believing he can look further up the weight division and put himself in the ring with the biggest athletes the sport has to offer.
The Sixers are fully expected to take Washington guard Markelle Fultz with the top pick. The Boston Celtics made the trade of the No.1 overall pick to the Philadelphia 76er's official on Monday. In 2016, the Sixers picked Ben Simmons , who didnt play at all during the season after breaking a bone in his foot. Otherwise, the Celtics will have a choice of first-rounders in 2019 - either from Sacramento or Philadelphia, whichever pick is higher.
Now she stands one match away from becoming the first unseeded player in the professional era to win the women's title at the French Open and the first Latvian grand slam champion. "I'm a different player, my game is stronger, I think more about the game, I play smarter", she explained. Earlier on Thursday, Ostapenko extended a fairytale campaign at Roland Garros by defeating Bacsinszky and prolonging what's already been her best performance at a major by some distance.
However, effective help came in only when a second elephant arrived on the scene to ensure a successful rescue. The stunned adults quickly sprung into action when they saw the calf struggling to keep its mouth and trunk above the surface. This is the adorable moment an older female elephant rushed to the aid of a young elephant mum to save her baby from drowning. The video was posted online on Friday and witnessed more than 459,000 views.
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo calls for referee's attention during the Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico, at the Kazan Arena, Russia, Sunday, June 18, 2017. "I'm a Man United fan, and my kids love him, so I hope that he'll be back". "I learned of the [reports] through what a newspaper said". His lawyers have said he has never hidden anything, and I believe in his credibility.
Boston gets the No. 3 pick in Thursday's draft from Philadelphia, plus either a first-rounder in 2018 and 2019. The Philadelphia 76ers are excited to be in position for the second consecutive season to select the No. If the Los Angeles Lakers hold a pick between No. 2 and No. 5 next season, Boston gets that one. That conversation led to further dialogue and it's been consistent since the Draft Lottery.
A jury of cricket experts, including former English captain Michael Atherton, former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly, former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja, editor of Wisden Almanack Lawrence Booth, and cricket correspondent Julian Guyer amongst others selected the team .
It was Wawrinka's first Grand Slam final defeat for the Swiss, who won the Australian Open in 2014, here two years ago and the US Open last summer. On grass, anything can happen. Despite their rivalry on the court, however, both men are deeply respectful of each other, as Federer's tweet proves.
It will be the third term for the 70-year-old construction magnate who has spent 15 years at the helm of Europe's most successful club - 2000-2006 and since 2009. Perez assured the fans that the Portugal worldwide would be honouring his contract with Real Madrid while insisting that he would contact the star striker only after the conclusion of Portugal's Confederations Cup campaign.
According to the National Hurricane Center , April tropical storms are rare, and this is only the second one (the first was 2003's Tropical Storm Ana) since the use of satellite. Wind speeds determine whether the system is a tropical depression, storm or hurricane. The strongest wind gusts will begin to depart the area by Thursday afternoon as the storm's center moves farther inland away from SW Louisiana by Thursday night.
His performance was anything but. Although he trails by two, Fowler is optimistic that he can finally land a major after a series of near-misses. "It is Father's Day, so hopefully - like I said , I didn't get him a card, so I really hope this works", Koepka said.
And Ferdinand, who played with Ronaldo at United for six seasons, hopes his former club can finalise a deal for the four-time Ballon d'Or victor. According to local media, Ronaldo is due to appear in court at Pozuelo de Alarcon, Madrid , on July 31.
It is a first grand slam final defeat for the Swiss, who won the Australian Open in 2014, here two years ago and the US Open last summer. As his 15th career Grand Slam, it also places him second on the all-time list for men and keeps him within sight of first place, his long-time rival Roger Federer .
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has confirmed the club are tracking Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe. Madrid's interest will come as a blow to Arsenal, who are looking to recruit top class talent during the transfer window, despite failing to qualify for the Champions League, which is a major draw for players looking to make the next step in their careers.
Mourinho spent three seasons in charge at the Santiago Bernabeu between 2010 and 2013 before returning to England to take in a second spell with Chelsea . Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing. Mourinho is alleged to owe €3.3 million, according to a statement from the prosecutor. The two were given 21-month jail sentences but neither is expected to serve prison time since it was a first offense and the sentence was under two years.
The homophobic abuse was heard during Mexico's opening game against Portugal in Kazan on Sunday despite Federation Internationale de Football Association warning on the eve of the World Cup warm-up tournament that there would be tighter monitoring of offensive incidents in stadiums.
Ainge noted that Philadelphia's trade offer was the best Boston received for the No. 1 pick and "by a significant margin". For now, Boston has seven first-round picks in the next three years. 1". The Los Angeles Lakers' 2018 first-round pick (which the Sixers now own the rights to) if it ends up being pick 2, 3, 4, or 5 overall. Fultz is projected to go to the Sixers with the first pick and Ball is projected to go to the Lakers - the only team he has worked out for - as the ...
General Manager David Griffin of the Cleveland Cavaliers speaks to the guests at the 2017 NBA Finals Cares Legacy Project as part of the 2017 NBA Finals on June 8, 2017 at Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland at East Tech High School in Cleveland, Ohio.
As earlier reported, the Nevada State Athletic Commission approved an event request from Mayweather Promotions to hold a boxing event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. "We've been in negotiations for a while", White told SportsCenter . " Floyd Mayweather surrounds himself with smart people and we got the deal done".
His representatives Gestifute have denied the accusation, while his club has said it is "absolutely convinced that our player... will prove his total innocence in this process". The Portugal worldwide will have to appear in the Pozuelo de Alarcon court No. 1 on July 31. A judge will then decide if they are grounds to charge him with a crime.
Murray was scheduled to face Aljaz Bedene , but he withdrew with a wrist injury just hours before Tuesday's match, leaving Thompson, who was at the west London venue as an alternate after losing in the qualifying rounds, to scramble to get ready for his unexpected date with destiny.
Glass shattered and rained onto the field below. Despite the impressive feat, Jimenez was unable to make it into the finals of the Derby. Cleveland Indians prospect Sicnarf Loopstok and Milwaukee Brewers ' Jacob Gatewood hacked it out for the crown.
The Celtics reached a deal in principle that will send the No. 1 pick in Thursday's draft to the Philadelphia for the No. 3 pick and a future first-rounder. "Well it's never easy negotiating with Boston because they're smart guys - and I'm talking about [Celtics assistant general manager] Mike Zarren and not Danny Ainge , by the way", Colangelo said.