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Author: 0 Germany beats England on penalties, into U21 Euros final

Germany were runners-up in Group C after Saturday's 1-0 defeat to Italy knocked them off top spot, with England having already booked a semi-final place 48 hours before. "I like to do a bit of both defending and attacking, trying to get from box to box, is what my game is all about". An incident-packed first half saw England start brightly and they nearly opened the scoring through Nathaniel Chalobah after six minutes.

Sport Aussies headline on Queen's day of shocks
Author: 0 Aussies headline on Queen's day of shocks

And despite describing his Queen's loss as a " big blow ", Murray remains confident that he will still be able to perform at Wimbledon . "I have heard great things about the tournament", Djokovic said . I was always coming in, trying to sign in, and here I am in the draw. Maria Sharapova, who would have been playing under the stigma of a doping ban that followed the 2016 Australian Open, will also be absent, having announced in June that she will miss the Wimbledon qualifying ...

Sport Mike D'Antoni Wins 2017 NBA Coach of the Year Award
Author: 0 Mike D'Antoni Wins 2017 NBA Coach of the Year Award

Brogdon had averages of 10.2 points and 4.2 assists this past season - the lowest of any victor - but became the second player in Bucks franchise history to win the honor, joining Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1969-70). Hustle Award: Patrick Beverley, Houston Rockets . That's almost nine points per game better for the Rockets than in the 2015-16 season. "The Greek Freak" Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks picked up the Most Improved Player Award.

Author: 0 Chile reach Confederations Cup semis

FIFA President Gianni Infantino said this month he was extremely happy with its use at the Confederations Cup , but it has stirred controversy in some matches. Broos also took a swipe at the tournament organisers, demanding team transport at the venues be improved before Russian Federation hosts next year's World Cup.

Sport Record number of one-and-dones taken in NBA Draft
Author: 0 Record number of one-and-dones taken in NBA Draft

Thibodeau has enough young players in Minnesota and wanted a veteran like he had during his successful run coaching the Bulls. The Sixers won't doubt Fultz, who became the franchise's fourth No. "Tonight was supposed to be a good night". But others, like Simmons, might want to ditch the nicknames altogether. "Just want to get on the court".

Author: 0 Chile wait on Aranguiz's fitness for semi-final

But before these well-loved soccer teams can go up against each other, they need to face one another at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation. He hit the crossbar with a header before converting a first-half penalty after Danilo had been felled by Tommy Smith. Ronaldo is closing in on the legendary Ferenc Puskas' European record of 84 worldwide goals, despite the off-field turmoil and constant speculation about his future, having threatened to quit Real.

Author: 0 Germany reach semis as referee needs VAR double-take

South American champion Chile qualifies second in Group B behind Germany to set a semifinal meeting with Portugal in Kazan on Wednesday. Ambitious Timo Werner is eyeing Confederations Cup glory with Germany and hopes his two goals against Cameroon are enough to see him start Thursday's semi-final with Mexico .

Sport Draymond Green voted NBA's top defensive player
Author: 0 Draymond Green voted NBA's top defensive player

In winning, Green, who was selected 35th overall by the Warriors back in 2012, became only the sixth non-first round pick in National Basketball Association history to win Defensive Player of the Year , joining Marc Gasol, Ben Wallace, Dennis Rodman, Mark Eaton and Michael Cooper.

Sport Sheriff: Man killed missing son, 5, after Disneyland trip
Author: 0 Sheriff: Man killed missing son, 5, after Disneyland trip

County Sheriff's Department. "I can only speak for myself". "If my son went missing , I'd be doing the same thing Ana as doing - handing out fliers, going out to search - not socializing in Vegas", he said. was last seen April 21 at about 1 a.m.as he was leaving Disneyland with his father, aunt and grandmother. At that point, Andressian chuckled softly and said with a smile, "They'll probably take me with them".

Author: 0 Justices to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting

In November 2011, New Jersey voters passed a statewide referendum by almost a 2-1 margin in support of legal sports betting throughout the state. Americans illegally wager between $80 billion and $380 billion on sports each year, according to various estimates, though exact figures are unavailable.

Sport McEnroe ranks Serena 700th on the men's circuit
Author: 0 McEnroe ranks Serena 700th on the men's circuit

People would pay good money to see Serena Williams go up against the likes of Roger Federer , Novak Djokovic or Rafael Nadal in a competitive match. So Andy, stop it. In fact, five-time Wimbledon victor McEnroe reckons his fellow-American would be " like 700 in the world ". Plus, tennis might be one of the few sports in which a man's physiological advantages, the ones that make men faster, stronger and more explosive or powerful then women purely by nature, are actually nullified ...

Sport Watch Drake Host the NBA Awards
Author: 0 Watch Drake Host the NBA Awards

Who is Rosalyn Gold-Onwude? While it remains to be seen whether or not the supremely photogenic pair are an item or just hoop-loving pals, here's everything you should know about Drake's NBA Awards date . "Maybe that's something I could do one day..." I am careful as to what I download or play on my devices and I take my time and do research for every game.

Sport We Finally Learned That Russell Westbrook's Historic Season Earned Him The MVP
Author: 0 We Finally Learned That Russell Westbrook's Historic Season Earned Him The MVP

The 28-year-old slasher Westbrook bested fellow finalists James Harden of Houston and Kawhi Leonard of San Antonio to claim the season MVP award for the first time. Golden State Warriors win the National Basketball Association final, beating the Cleveland Cavaliers by 9 points. "You guys did any and everything to make sure that me and my brother had anything we wanted", Westbrook said of his parents.

Author: 0 Chiefs vs Lions: Five things we learned

Foster said the influence of Read, who took over from long-term skipper Richie McCaw following the 2015 Rugby World Cup, had been important in helping Smith and the team last Friday. It has been one of those things that we've been talking about all year. But with Dan Biggar enjoying his best game on tour at fly-half, the Lions eventually powered away.

Sport Eoin Morgan: England did not lose to Pakistan because of over confidence
Author: 0 Eoin Morgan: England did not lose to Pakistan because of over confidence

Talking about conditions and wicket, the England captain said that there was no home advantage for his team in the game. "We knew that we were going to play on a used wicket at some stage in this tournament". " Pakistan bowled well but we didn't manage to adjust with the bat ". Earlier Pakistan did wonderfully well in the field after they won the toss and elected to bowl first.

Author: 0 Ron Johnson on GOP health care bill: 'Not a 'yes' yet'

A Congressional Budget Office analysis of the US House measure predicts an additional 23 million people over the next decade would have no health care coverage, and recent polling shows only around one in four Americans views the bill favorably.

Sport Di Maria fined £1.76m and sentenced to one year in prison
Author: 0 Di Maria fined £1.76m and sentenced to one year in prison

Real Madrid , for what it's worth, appears to be doing what it can to retain Ronaldo, with manager Zinedine Zidane reportedly reaching out to calm the star's worries and pitch him on staying put. Those include Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo , who played under Mourinho and shares the same agent as him. However, Mourinho has denied any wrongdoing and insists he is in compliance with every tax regulations and has not heard otherwise from the Spanish authorities.

Sport Giannis Antetokounmpo wins NBA's Most Improved Player award
Author: 0 Giannis Antetokounmpo wins NBA's Most Improved Player award

He was also named to the All-NBA second team and the All-Defensive second team (both of which were already announced). Antetokounmpo emerged as one of the league's most mesmerizing players in 2016-17, averaging 22.9 points 8.8 rebounds and 5.4 assists per game for the Bucks last season.

Sport Penguins' Nick Bonino Played Through Broken Leg In Stanley Cup Final
Author: 0 Penguins' Nick Bonino Played Through Broken Leg In Stanley Cup Final

Hornqvist has 174 regular-season goals and 19 in the playoffs, but none will be bigger than the one he scored Sunday. Crosby was also awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy (playoff MVP) for the second year in a row. The expansion club received 200-1 odds to win the Stanley Cup. So, too, was Marc-Andre Fleury handing the Stanley Cup to Murray. That's something neither Patrick Roy, Ken Dryden or Cam Ward ever managed, but the 23-year-old Murray finished this Final shutting out Nashville for the ...

Sport Steph Curry may skip White House visit
Author: 0 Steph Curry may skip White House visit

The Golden State Warriors' dominant run through the National Basketball Association playoffs has brought immediate validation to Kevin Durant's decision to join the team last summer. "It has been a insane year for me", Durant said. The impending loss of the Warriors to San Francisco was on the minds of some fans who came out to cheer, though many threw the word "dynasty" around and expected one more championship parade in Oakland next year.

Author: 0 Ronaldo on target as Portugal ease into semifinals

When Ronaldo began to dominate All Whites defenders in the air midway through the first half, an aerial challenge saw him left in a heap. Just before half-time, Portugal forward Andre Silva lashed out at Michael Boxall after a tussle with the New Zealand defender, which left him with a torn shirt - but could easily have also resulted in a red card.

Author: 0 Russell Westbrook wins NBA most valuable player award

Malcolm Brogdon of the Milwaukee Bucks is the NBA's Rookie of the Year . Fans who want to watch the 2017 NBA Awards Show can catch it live on television or online. Houston entered the playoffs as the Western Conference's No. 3 seed and made it to the second round of the playoffs. He averaged 25.5 points this season after averaging 21.2 the previous year.

Sport Draymond Green named NBA's Defensive Player of the Year
Author: 0 Draymond Green named NBA's Defensive Player of the Year

He's joined on the second team by Tony Allen of Memphis, Danny Green of San Antonio , Anthony Davis of New Orleans and Giannis Antetokounmpo of Milwaukee. After finishing runner-up to Kawhi Leonard the past two seasons, Draymond Green was today named NBA Defensive Player of the Year. He garnered the eight most votes in the league.