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Author: 0 Will Paul George Join LeBron James in Cleveland?

He went further and specified that the Lakers were the team he wanted to play for. This situation means that the Pacers need to get all the value they can out of George before he leaves. A source close to the Cavaliers told ESPN Sunday that the team is keen on starting trade talks for George even without reassurance he will sign a long-term deal in Cleveland.

Author: 0 Verdict reached in police shooting trial

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office shows Sylville Smith . The night after the shooting of Mr. Smith, prosecutors said Officer Heaggan-Brown went to a bar, met a man, drank heavily and "bragged about being able to do whatever" he wanted "without repercussions".

Author: 0 Mexico vs. New Zealand: Time, Channel & Lineup

Sports journalist Bradley Gibbs specifically for Bookmaker-ratings.com gave a forecast for the Russian Federation v Portugal match in the second round of the group stage of the Confederations Cup 2017. Cristiano Ronaldo looks to be heading straight towards his fifth career Ballon d'Or. The most notable games will be shown on ITV1 while others will be shown on ITV4.

Sports @DuqSwimDive Named CSCAA Scholar All-America Team
Author: 0 @DuqSwimDive Named CSCAA Scholar All-America Team

Clune earned her Scholar All-America Honorable Mention status by maintaining a grade-point average of 3.5 or better and swimming at least one NCAA Division III Championship provisional qualifying time. Four were named to the 2017 CSCAA Scholar All-America team, while three more were selected as honorable mention. Providence College was among the list of programs recognized on both the men's and women's sides.

Sports Reds' Scooter Gennett homers 4 times, drives in 10 runs
Author: 0 Reds' Scooter Gennett homers 4 times, drives in 10 runs

He made two curtain calls and returned to left field in the ninth inning to a standing ovation. He tied a major league record with four homers - becoming the 17th player to accomplish the feat - and matched the club mark by driving in 10 runs during a 13-1 victory over the slumping St.

Sports Stanley Cup Final: Three keys to Game 5
Author: 0 Stanley Cup Final: Three keys to Game 5

Game 4 in Nashville , Tenn., was tied 1-1 until Gaudreau beat Matt Murray 3:45 into the second period . The goal was Crosby's first goal in the Final since June 4, 2009, a span of 12 goalless games for the Pittsburgh captain. Still, Pittsburgh is pretty good in the house that owner Mario Lemieux built. He allowed eight goals on 50 shots in two games in Nashville, but allowed just four goals on 60 shots in the first two games of the Cup Final at home.

Author: 0 Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud

As for Mourinho , Manchester United 54-year-old Portuguese coach, he stands accused of two counts of tax fraud while he coached Real Madrid from 2010 to 2013. Ronaldo will testify in the case on July 31, Spanish online newspaper El Confidencial reported on Tuesday. Ronaldo's future at Real Madrid looked guaranteed after lifting his third Champions League title with the club earlier this month, the Portugal global scoring twice in a 4-1 win over Juventus.

Author: 0 Pepe dodges questions on Ronaldo future

Asked how Ronaldo had given his defence the slip in the game's eighth minute, he said: 'We missed Ronaldo and it wasn't just us, judging by the number of golden balls he's received'. Ronaldo's future remains cloudy after reports in Portugal suggested he wanted to leave the Champions League winners after Spanish authorities launched an investigation into his tax affairs.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo Accused of $16M Tax Fraud in Spain

The world's highest paid athlete , according to Forbes magazine, follows in the steps of FC Barcelona forward and Argentina star Lionel Messi , who was found guilty of the same offence previous year, although the sum involved was allegedly smaller.

Sports US Open leaderboard crowded after day two
Author: 0 US Open leaderboard crowded after day two

Open courses, it was beginning to firm up from the early week rain, plus the USGA had a few tricks up its sleeve. He three-putted on No. 13. "Then clawed all the way back and actually picked up one more to the good by the time we were finished".

Author: 0 Pacers reportedly talking with Lakers on George deal

The Lakers are a young bunch and it will take some time for their players to gel but with George stating he's headed that way, will the Lakers take his word at face value? It started Tuesday when Los Angeles made a deal with the Brooklyn Nets that surprised many .

Author: 0 Ange Postecoglou: Australia in need of more composure after Germany loss

Germany were similarly quick out of the blocks in the second half, scoring on 48 minutes through 22-year-old Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka . Germany goalkeeper Bernd Leno dives for the ball during the Confederations Cup , Group B soccer match between Australia and Germany , at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia , Monday, June 19, 2017 .

Author: 0 Analysts Near-Term outlook: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT), NiSource Inc. (NI)

The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, February 24 by JP Morgan. Analysts expect Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (NASDAQ:GT) to report $0.89 EPS on July, 26.They anticipate $0.27 EPS change or 23.28% from last quarter's $1.16 EPS. Its up 0.15, from 0.73 in 2016Q3. On Tuesday, February 28 ZAMANSKY STEPHEN sold $566,876 worth of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co (NYSE:CTB) or 14,041 shares.

Sports Oakland Raiders to make Derek Carr highest paid quarterback in NFL
Author: 0 Oakland Raiders to make Derek Carr highest paid quarterback in NFL

For his part, Carr says the deal isn't quite done yet. While the team will be in a financial bind of sorts, they will gladly take it to keep a hold of their franchise QB for years to come. Unfortunately, Carr suffered a broken leg that ended his season on Christmas Eve, leading to the Raiders being eliminated by the Houston Texans in the Wild Card round.

Author: 0 David Griffin out as Cavaliers GM after extension talks falter

Gilbert added that there would be "no announcement at this time related to new leadership of the Cavaliers basketball operations group". Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical subsequently reported that Gilbert was "targeting Chauncey Billups to become Cavs' top basketball executive".

Author: 0 Crisis over? Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly no longer wants to leave

The Madrid prosecutor said the case was presented to a local court. As per reports, the alleged irregularities were in relation to money the Portuguese star had in the Virgin Islands, although officials acknowledged adjustments to this structure in 2014, where the player paid back an extra 7 million Euros in tax.

Sports Pacers, Lakers have talked George trade
Author: 0 Pacers, Lakers have talked George trade

Paul George's days with the Pacers are now numbered. The Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly have had trade discussions with IN, hoping a one-year rental on a championship-caliber roster could entice him to stay longer. Yahoo Sports was first to report of a trade between the Lakers and the Nets, sending Timofey Mozgov and D'Angelo Russell to Brooklyn and in return netting the No.

Author: 0 I'm a Pacer - George addresses trade rumours

Without getting into specifics, George told reporters he believes the Pacers are close to challenging Cleveland in the East - if they can get better players. If the Cavaliers are thinking of only next season, they could still try to acquire the 6-foot-9 small forward/shooting guard. After next season, it could be anybody's guess as to where George will play.

Sports Jelena Ostapenko beats Simona Halep to win first Grand Slam
Author: 0 Jelena Ostapenko beats Simona Halep to win first Grand Slam

Even more remarkably, she is the first player, man or woman, to win their first title in a Grand Slam event since Gustavo Kuerten won the men's crown here, a feat he achieved on the day Ostapenko was born. Next on the agenda for Ostapenko is the Aegon Classic in Birmingham but she is not yet in the field, now still one out with the rankings cut-off several weeks ago, although a wild card will surely be made available if she chooses to take it.

Sports Ukip leader Paul Nuttall quits after election drubbing
Author: 0 Ukip leader Paul Nuttall quits after election drubbing

As he announced his resignation yesterday morning, Mr Nuttall said he had left the foundations for the new leader to build on and ensured that the party was "still on the pitch". Now the party faces an existential crisis as its objective has been brought into question after Britain voted to leave the EU. UKIP saw its popularity collapse in the election after securing only 593,852 votes - down from 3,881,099 in 2015.

Author: 0 Lakers rumored to have offer on table for Paul George from Pacers

With the draft less than two days away, the best package Los Angeles can now come up with includes the two late first-rounders and either Julius Randle or Jordan Clarkson . Lakers will also receive center Brook Lopez and the 27th overall pick in the 2017 National Basketball Association draft in return. The 27-year-old George is from Palmdale, Calif., a desert town about 60 miles north of Los Angeles.

Sports Kyrie Irving May Force Trade If LeBron James Leaves Cleveland Cavaliers
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving May Force Trade If LeBron James Leaves Cleveland Cavaliers

According to the report , Butler is on vacation in Europe. The decision to let go of Griffin was dumbfounding, considering his track record and, as details of the move started to emerge, that it wasn't ran by LeBron James . If James' wife really wants to live full-time in Los Angeles, he might already be packing his bags. Both of these players would provide the Cavs with more defensive versatility (particularly against the Golden State Warriors ) and playmaking than Love did.

Sports Former NFL Lineman Ryan O'Callaghan Comes Out as Gay
Author: 0 Former NFL Lineman Ryan O'Callaghan Comes Out as Gay

The story notes that O'Callaghan felt New England was the ideal place to be drafted, as the Patriots were so focused on winning that he didn't feel anyone would pay attention to his personal life. "Just telling her was like a huge weight off my shoulders". This line is important, because every time someone shares a coming out story, people jump in line to claim that this isn't news, and that nobody should (or does) care.

Sports Not playing at Queens this year: Rafael Nadal
Author: 0 Not playing at Queens this year: Rafael Nadal

Nadal, 31, triumphed 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 to become the first man in history to win the same major 10 times. The fourth seed, who has only lost two matches at Roland Garros since his debut in 2005, is now just one short of Margaret Court's all-time record of 11 titles at a single grand slam .

Sports WR Keyshawn Johnson Jr. taking leave of absence from Nebraska
Author: 0 WR Keyshawn Johnson Jr. taking leave of absence from Nebraska

With Johnson Jr. now out of the picture, leading returning receivers Stanley Morgan Jr. and De'Mornay Pierson-El will likely shoulder much of the pass-catching load for the Cornhuskers in 2017. "You're in college now", Johnson Sr. said. "You take a look at it from afar and let me know how important it is to you". According to ESPN , Johnson, from Calabasas, Calif., was the 159th-ranked overall recruit in the Class of 2017.

Author: 0 Pope Francis to NFL Delegation: We Need a 'Culture of Encounter'

Pope Francis poses for a family picture with an NFL Hall of Fame delegation during a private audience at the Vatican, Wednesday, June 21, 2017 . The Pope noted he is a big football fan, even if "football" has a very different meaning in Europe.

Sports Seattle Mariners beat Detroit Tigers in extra innings
Author: 0 Seattle Mariners beat Detroit Tigers in extra innings

Kyle Seager wasn't able to upstage younger brother Corey on Tuesday night. Smith came on as a pinch runner and reached second with no outs on a wild pitch. Wilson got Cano to ground out to first base to force extra innings. "I didn't want to use Stumpf too long because he had pitched the last couple of days, but I figured we'd get to use him for the lefty".

Sports Andre Ward hints at bout against Anthony Joshua
Author: 0 Andre Ward hints at bout against Anthony Joshua

And can such controversy, for the second successive fight, mean Ward deserves to sit ahead of the likes of the victor of Gennady Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) against Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) in the pound-for-pound list? While light heavyweights (175 pounds) have moved up to heavyweight in the past, the discrepancy may be too much with Joshua (18-0 record in boxing ) weighing in at 250 pounds and boasting a 6in height advantage over Ward .

Sports Conor McGregor Could Still Defend UFC Title Before End Of 2017
Author: 0 Conor McGregor Could Still Defend UFC Title Before End Of 2017

Mayweather Jr. said Wednesday, June 14, 2017 , he will come out of retirement to face UFC star Conor McGregor in a boxing match on August 26 . Their pay-per-view fight is expected to generate huge amounts of money. We had many considerations about the rules of the fight , but it seems that it will be a standard boxing match, lasting 12 rounds and with gloves weighing 10 ounces.

Author: 0 Ward can 'outbox' Joshua - Hunter

Then, in Round 8 , after a hard shot to the body that might have been low, Ward landed a hard right hand that wobbled Kovalev . "I think it was plain to see that I broke him mentally and physically", Ward (32-0, 16 KOs) said afterward.

Author: 0 Walters unimpressed by NSW wrestling call

While there can be no complaints about the standard of Origin I, this series has been timid from a promotional sense. Daley feared pre-match that Queensland's slow play the ball tactics would turn game two into wrestlemania but bit his tongue when asked about officials on Wednesday night.

Sports India Arrests Villagers for Cheering Pakistani Cricketers
Author: 0 India Arrests Villagers for Cheering Pakistani Cricketers

Men, women and children packed Karachi airport as Sarfraz returned from England, where Pakistan thrashed arch-rivals India to be crowned surprise winners. "I am sure Team India will win". The win has been a long overdue boost after a several years of poor results, particularly in the limited-overs formats.

Author: 0 Lakers offer Clarkson or Randle plus 27th, 28th picks for Paul George

Wade told the Bulls he didn't want to be part of a rebuilding process, so the former Miami Heat star is certainly closely watching the situation involving All-Star swingman Jimmy Butler . George, of course, recently stated he planned on playing out his contract with the Pacers to potentially head out west to play for the Lakers . The Lakers are likely afraid that another team may trade for George and persuade him to re-sign but they must be wary of overpaying for him.

Author: 0 All Whites must be brave against Mexico

Hector Moreno injury-time equaliser sees Group A thriller end in draw! ― Reuters picMOSCOW, June 21 ― World football governing body Fifa said yesterday it had warned Mexico over what it said were "insulting and discriminatory" chants during their first Confederations Cup match in Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Ronaldo painted on Russian mural that only the team can see

Chile's star player Arturo Vidal fiercely argued with referee Damir Skomina when a goal scored in first-half stoppage time by Eduardo Vargas was overruled nearly one minute later. He said: "We are professionals and we are just thinking about doing our best in the Confederations Cup, to go as far as possible in this tournament".

Author: 0 Ainge sees no risk in making trade

Next up will be the Los Angeles Lakers , expected to take UCLA guard Lonzo Ball . The other name, who is apparently the favorite option for the Celtics, that has been reported is Duke forward Jayson Tatum . 1 prospect in the NBA Draft . If it's the No. 1 pick or No. 6 or later, Boston will receive the better of the two picks the Sixers have in the 2019 draft, unless one of those picks is No.

Sports Major League Baseball draft 2017: Royce Lewis selected No. 1 overall by Minnesota Twins
Author: 0 Major League Baseball draft 2017: Royce Lewis selected No. 1 overall by Minnesota Twins

When it comes to the 2017 draft, it appears compression has led to confusion - or at least some level of consternation as the final hours slip away. Greene won't turn 18 years of age until August. The fast-rising shortstop edged out Hunter Greene, Brendan McKay and Kyle Wright as the No. 1 overall pick. Assigned slot value for the No. 1 overall pick this year is $7.7 million, but they aren't expected to pay that much in a signing bonus.

Sports What To Watch Wednesday Morning At Travelers In Cromwell
Author: 0 What To Watch Wednesday Morning At Travelers In Cromwell

Brooks Koepka is a major champion! He tied for 35th at the U.S. Open in his most recent action, seemingly unable to get any putts to fall. "For me, missing the cut last week was disappointing, but I didn't play almost as bad as I scored and hopefully coming back here can be the kick-start to a big summer".

Author: 0 CWS: Florida goes deep twice, Singer pitches well in win over Louisville

The Gators have defeated both of those teams already this week. This time around they have done the opposite, allowing one run en route to consecutive victories. Then it actually happened. "I was getting a little bit exhausted", Singer said, "but I just had to fight through it. McKay led off the inning with a double, I had to get a pop-up or a fly and keep him from going to third and get another ground ball and try to get out of it".

Sports Perez to Remain Real Madrid Chairman Due to Lack of Eligible Candidates
Author: 0 Perez to Remain Real Madrid Chairman Due to Lack of Eligible Candidates

And Perez said it would have been a dream to bring Messi to the Santiago Bernabeu, had it not been for Barca's early recruitment of the Argentina star, who moved to Camp Nou as a 13-year-old. "We are happy. I read there is an agreement for €75million, but there is nothing". "I'm not free. We'll see what's happening". Mbappe took the football world by storm this season producing 26 goals, while adding 14 assists in all competition.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho Accused of £2.9m Tax Fraud During Real Madrid Regime

Real Madrid player Cristiano Ronaldo will testify on July 31 in a case in which he is accused of hiding income from the tax authorities, court officials said yesterday. 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.

Author: 0 Mourinho denies Spanish tax fraud allegations

Ronaldo will appear in court on 31 July amid allegations of tax evasion. "No offer has arrived and what we know is that Ronaldo is a Real Madrid player and will continue to be". Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has been summoned by the Spanish authorities as part of the investigation into his tax affairs. He denies the accusations and is threatening to leave Spain .

Author: 0 Portugal draw against Mexico

With this draw, Portugal and Mexico are in second and third place, respectively, in Group A with one point each. Mexico have already been fined eight times during World Cup qualifying because of homophobic chanting. It's the first time Portugal has played in this tournament so it's a privilege for all of us. Spanish authorities accuse Ronaldo of evading 14.7 million euro ($16.5m) in tax and he has been summoned to appear in court next month in Madrid.

Sports Gunman acted alone in shooting of congressman
Author: 0 Gunman acted alone in shooting of congressman

Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Washington Field Office, Timothy Slater (L) and Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI Washington Field Office, Andrew Vale (R) participate in a press conference in Washington to share the investigative findings of last week's shooting in an Alexandria park, Virginia, U.S.

Sports Nadal withdraws from Wimbledon tuneup for extra rest
Author: 0 Nadal withdraws from Wimbledon tuneup for extra rest

Nadal has won a total of 15 Grand Slam titles, including one Australian Open and two each Wimbledon and the US Open . However, his last four visits have all ended with defeats to opponents outside the top 100. "You have to be humble and accept that you have to work to improve things". During that three years, I had doubts. "Life is never clear". "Winning these kind of titles, then you have chances to become any number on the ranking".

Sports Rafael Nadal Wins French Open For The Tenth Time
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal Wins French Open For The Tenth Time

The Spaniard became the first player to win 10 titles in any Grand Slam tournament in the Open Era. After the heartbreak of losing the Australian Open final to Roger Federer earlier in the year, emotion overcame Nadal after the match, but he was ruthless for its entirety.

Author: 0 Auto rams into police vehicle on Champ-Elysees in Paris

A judicial source said investigators were compiling an inventory of the arms and equipment found in the 31-year-old's home. The man, who died in the attack, was carrying in his vehicle an assault rifle, two pistols, ammunition and two large gas canisters, two police sources and the judicial official said.