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Author: 0 Sam Warburton fit to lead British and Irish Lions against Highlanders

The Lions skipper featured in the tour-opening victory over New Zealand's Provincial Barbarians but hasn't been seen since after a slight ankle injury followed a more serious knee problem. Stuart Hogg faces a fitness battle after failing a Head Injury Assessment (HIA), in a clash unwittingly caused by Murray. In the first 20 minutes alone the Crusaders copped five turnovers, five penalties and missed three line-out opportunities at AMI Stadium.

Author: 0 Vegas holds trade cards during expansion draft window

The Golden Knights have the ability to sign unrestricted free agents and restricted free agents who are eligible for the expansion draft (which excludes the Blues' Parayko), but that transaction would count as the team's selection. San Jose has two notable veteran free agents in Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau. Even when you put previous expansion fees into today's dollars, those other teams paid a pittance to join the Board of Governors' annual croquet match.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy 2017: England vs New Zealand match

But when you post over 300, you're always in with a shout", said skipper Eoin Morgan after the end of the match. The six highlighted a late cameo from Buttler, with his unbeaten 61 from just 48 balls helping England to a total of 310.

Sport Warriors top Cavaliers to move one win from perfection
Author: 0 Warriors top Cavaliers to move one win from perfection

A victory in Game 4 on Friday night would give them a clean sweep of the National Basketball Association postseason. It took everything they had, but they managed to outlast the Cavaliers . Irving played the entire second half and 44 minutes overall. During his career, James has played for two "super teams" somewhat comparable to what the Warriors have assembled for this season.

Sport Former USWNT Coach Tony DiCicco Dies at Age 68
Author: 0 Former USWNT Coach Tony DiCicco Dies at Age 68

DiCicco led the USA women to their first Olympic gold medal at the 1996 games in Atlanta. He also coached the US team to the 2008 Under-20 Women's World Cup title. "A pioneer in the world of soccer, Tony will be remembered for his vast passion, his dedication to the game and his life pursuit to inspire players and people", said National Women's Soccer League operations director Amanda Duffy.

Sport OJ Simpson getting July 20 parole hearing date in Nevada
Author: 0 OJ Simpson getting July 20 parole hearing date in Nevada

The former Buffalo Bills running back's best friend, Tom Scotto, told Good Morning America that Simpson, 69, will also do anything he can to avoid the spotlight. During the 2013 hearing, he was granted parole on some of the charges stemming from the Las Vegas hotel holdup. While the board typically considers dozens of parolees each day, the July 20 meeting at 10 a.m.

Author: 0 Portugal 2 Mexico 2: Moreno's last-ditch header secures a point

The 34-year-old is adamant, however, that no agreement has been reached with any club at this stage. While he remains their star player, Ronaldo is longer the only footballer of genuine quality in this Portugal team and over the last twelve months the side have shown a real capacity to score goals.

Sport Disney announces sponsorship of Orlando Magic basketball team
Author: 0 Disney announces sponsorship of Orlando Magic basketball team

Expect to see Disney magic on the jerseys for the next three years. For the first time, the team will sell passes to the Disney theme parks and sell jersey's with the Disney logo on them. Off the court, on an annual basis, the Orlando Magic gives more than $2 million to the local community by way of sponsorships of events, donated tickets, autographed merchandise and grants.

Sport Mayweather coming back to fight UFC star McGregor on Aug. 26
Author: 0 Mayweather coming back to fight UFC star McGregor on Aug. 26

Mayweather and McGregor - kingpins of their sports - will climb into a boxing ring to face each other at Las Vegas's T-Mobile Arena on August 26 . Showtime will air the fight via pay-per-view, although a purchase price has not been determined. McGregor , meanwhile, has never competed in a professional boxing bout, but has been successful in mixed martial artists, collecting two championship belts in two different weight classes in the leading MMA promotion Ultimate Fighting ...

Sport Koepka's trip around the world leads to major title at home
Author: 0 Koepka's trip around the world leads to major title at home

Xander Schauffele, a rookie on the PGA Tour playing in his first U.S. Open, birdied his last hole for a 69 to tie for fifth at 10-under 268 along with Bill Haas (69) and Rickie Fowler (72), who was poised at yet another major to win only to fall back.

Sport Louisville builds big lead, holds off Aggies for 8-4 CWS win
Author: 0 Louisville builds big lead, holds off Aggies for 8-4 CWS win

McKay threw almost 30 pitches in the first inning but was able to make it through five innings, giving up four earned runs on eight hits while striking out six and walking two. And from that point on, you have to be flawless to have a chance to beat McKay and to beat a team like Louisville, and we certainly had a shot. Texas A&M got to McKay in the fourth inning.

Author: 0 Ronaldo summoned to answer judge's questions on tax fraud

Zidane replaced Rafael Benitez as the man in charge at Madrid in January 2016 and has guided them to back-to-back Champions League titles, while also winning LaLiga for the first time since 2011-12. "It is possible that the Spanish tax authorities will announce further investigations into other individuals before the end of this month", says the paper.

Author: 0 India wary of rejuvenated Pakistan: Kohli

Pakistans Fakhar Zaman was picked as Dhawans opening partner after he aggregated 252 runs in four matches at a strike-rate of 113, following scores of 31 against South Africa, 50 against Sri Lanka, 57 against England in the semi-final and 114 against India in the final.

Sport Tim Hague's Death Updates: City of Edmonton to Probe Boxer's Death
Author: 0 Tim Hague's Death Updates: City of Edmonton to Probe Boxer's Death

The best argument against MMA fighter fighting boxers in a boxing match is what happened to UFC fighter #Tim Hague on Sunday. "Rip brother you will live in my heart forever", Braidwood posted. Referee Len Koivisto stopped the bout after two more knockdowns in the second round. Many of us chuckle when we hear fighters jawwing back and forth only to proclaim, "This isn't a game".

Sport French Open 2017: Murray Defeats Nishikori to Enter Semi Finals
Author: 0 French Open 2017: Murray Defeats Nishikori to Enter Semi Finals

So I was frustrated about it, but I don't know how much impact that had. "Stan has played fantastic this tournament so far, I don't think he's dropped a set", Murray said. Timea Bacsinszky was a set up on France's Kristina Mladenovic on Court Philippe Chatrier. She only needed one, winning with a crosscourt forehand victor.

Sport Patriots' Gronkowski refutes reports of hefty nightclub bill
Author: 0 Patriots' Gronkowski refutes reports of hefty nightclub bill

Gronkowski disputed the notion on Twitter, writing "Don't always believe what you read" and suggesting he'd give that sort of money to charity before he'd blow it on a single night out. Rida and Gronk have reportedly been friends for a while, as the rapper was a special guest on the football player's legendary party cruise previous year.

Sport Konta grinds out first-round win in Birmingham
Author: 0 Konta grinds out first-round win in Birmingham

Tsurenko had the chance to serve for the second set at 5-3 but Konta broke back when it mattered most and claimed the tie-break when converting her third match point. "I'm just happy to be here playing tennis, and not having to worry about anything else". It's a attractive grass court here as well, so I'm really enjoying playing on the surface here again.

Sport Pau Gasol opts out, will re-sign with Spurs
Author: 0 Pau Gasol opts out, will re-sign with Spurs

Just days into the offseason, however, the decision got made. Meanwhile, Adrian Wojnarowski reports Ginobili may come back next year too. The name most often linked to the Spurs, is Chris Paul . Lee averaged 7.3 points and 5.6 rebounds in 18.7 minutes per game this season, and his 5.4 nERD ranked 41st in the National Basketball Association and 4th among Spurs players.

Author: 0 Perez says he hasn't spoken to Ronaldo about rumors of exit

Perez found out about Ronaldo's anger through the front cover of Portuguese newspaper A Bola , but has not spoken to him since his man-of-the-match display in the Champions League final win against Juventus . "The whole thing is very unusual because Cristiano Ronaldo is a great guy, both as a player and a person". "I'm sure he will speak to us about what has happened (with the tax case), which has obviously affected his credibility, and we'll see what happens".

Sport Lakers To Trade Russell, Mozgov For Brook Lopez
Author: 0 Lakers To Trade Russell, Mozgov For Brook Lopez

Lopez, meanwhile, is a free agent next year, owed $22 million this season. It confirms that the Lakers do not want to give up last year's No. 2 overall pick, Brandon Ingram, or this year's No. However, the Lakers likely aren't done with the trade market just yet. The Nets are going to be a bottom dweller in the league for years to come. The Pacers reportedly plan to move George quickly, and the Lakers could miss out if George is traded to a winning team and decides to re-sign with them in 2018.

Sport Nadal Wins 10th French Open, Makes Tennis History
Author: 0 Nadal Wins 10th French Open, Makes Tennis History

The Spaniard beat 2015 Roland Garros champion Wawrinka 6-2 6-3 6-1 to eclipse Pete Sampras on the all-time list of major champions with 15 titles - second only to Roger Federer's 18 titles. Nadal became the first man since Borg in 1980 to win the French Open without dropping a set. His shots didn't have their usual verve, his legs their usual spring.

Sport Ohio State Basketball: Greg McDermott Offered Head Coaching Job
Author: 0 Ohio State Basketball: Greg McDermott Offered Head Coaching Job

Creighton Coach Greg McDermott reportedly is No. 1 on Ohio State's wish list. Check back for updates on this developing story . He won five Big Ten regular-season titles and four Big Ten tournament titles. "But I'm [the] head coach of the Bulls [and] have no intention of leaving". The Dispatch's Adam Jardy also reported Wednesday that Smith had interviewed Buckeyes assistant Chris Jent for the job and that West Virginia's Bob Huggins, Virginia Tech's Buzz Williams and Golden ...

Author: 0 Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud

On Monday evening, the man behind the infamous "Galacticos" project of the early 2000s - who has been elected for a fifth term as president, unopposed - commented on the Ronaldo saga. Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing. "It's hard to build a united team and play as a unit when you have someone like that in the team, because everything revolves around him".

Sport Cubs' Prospect Eloy Jimenez Hit Stadium Light With Home Run Ball
Author: 0 Cubs' Prospect Eloy Jimenez Hit Stadium Light With Home Run Ball

But one minor league player made a decision to channel his inner Roy Hobbs in a home run derby. Unfortunately, for all of Jimenez's Roy Hobbs-ian style, his light-shattering smash still counts as just one home run. The best moment of his night came during his first chance up at the plate, when he was hitting homers so quickly that for a moment he had two balls in the air at once, both landing well over the fence.

Author: 0 76ers get No. 1 pick from Celtics, chance to draft Fultz

Boston gets the No. 3 pick in Thursday's draft from Philadelphia, plus either a first-rounder in 2018 and 2019. Butler is a three-time All Star who could be one of the final pieces to help Boston challenge the Cavaliers for the title as the best team in the east.

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