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Sports Los Angeles Chargers sign Melvin Ingram to four-year deal
Author: 0 Los Angeles Chargers sign Melvin Ingram to four-year deal

With Ingram now locked up long-term, the Chargers have a fearsome duo as defensive end Joey Bosa will only be entering his second season in the league . New defensive coordinator Gus Bradley is changing the team's base alignment from a 3-4 to a 4-3 scheme. After years of lengthy contract disputes in San Diego, the Chargers have avoided any embarrassing standoffs ahead of their relocation season.

Author: 0 Microsoft officially reveals Xbox One X 4K gaming console

Despite the major leap in power , however, Spencer assured the crowd the new One X would be "the smallest Xbox ever ". Forza Motorsport 7 is also the first entry in the Motorsport series to feature dynamic weather and time-of-day transitions.

Sports Crosby cements legacy with consecutive Stanley Cup wins
Author: 0 Crosby cements legacy with consecutive Stanley Cup wins

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby found himself in front of a cellphone screen, posing with teammates for a selfie as he was announced as the Conn Smythe Trophy victor for a second straight year, voted the postseason's MVP after he finished with eight goals and 19 assists in 24 playoff games.

Author: 0 Two clubs express desire to sign Ibrahimovic after Manchester United exit

The Swedish striker suffered a cruciate ligament injury in the Europa League semi-final against Celta Vigo and is expected to be out of action until the start of 2018. The Premier League released the news via their website yesterday, stating that Zlatan Ibrahimovic had been released as he had not been included on United's retained list.

Sports Arsenal ace Alexis Sanchez has 'finalised' deal to sign for Manchester City
Author: 0 Arsenal ace Alexis Sanchez has 'finalised' deal to sign for Manchester City

Arsene Wenger has spoken of his determination to keep Sanchez at the club, claiming he would rather lose him for nothing in 2018 than cash in on his star forward this summer. "He can play there and in several positions - left, right". While Sanchez's future remains in doubt in north London, Wright - who scored 128 goals for Arsenal - joked on Twitter that his former club should demand Poland striker Lewandowski in return.

Author: 0 With yet another title, Madrid again the kings of Europe

The Portugal superstar's opener was cancelled out by an astonishing Mario Mandzukic strike, but goals from Casemiro, Ronaldo and Marco Asensio secured Madrid's third Champions League triumph in four years and 12th in total. After a stint guiding Madrid B, Zidane replaced coach Rafa Benitez when the team was struggling in early 2016, and quickly got it back on track. Bale was speaking to the press after winning the Champions League in his home city, becoming only the sixth player to ...

Author: 0 High-wire Cavs still alive in NBA Finals

A ideal postseason run was right within the Warriors' grasp. "I want the fundamentals of the game to be as great as they can be". In the aftermath of the Warriors' Game 7 loss in the NBA Finals past year, Draymond Green recently told ESPN.com that he got on the phone with general manager Bob Myers and urged the signing of Kevin Durant .

Author: 0 Crosby, Pens cap amazing year with 2nd straight Stanley Cup

Nashville responded by pulling their netminder in a desperate bid to get an equalizer and force overtime, but the move backfired, with Carl Hagelin scoring into the empty net on a breakaway. Nashville challenged the call for goalie interference, but the goal was upheld. For the first time in the salary cap era of the National Hockey League, a team has won back-to-back Stanley Cup Championships.

Sports Under-fire England goalkeeper Hart to sit out France game
Author: 0 Under-fire England goalkeeper Hart to sit out France game

Hart was not the only player to disappoint Butcher against Scotland , though, with there little evidence in an end-of-season encounter that England had been buoyed by a boot camp with the Royal Marines. "I am sure he will be playing at a high level", Southgate said. "He's had an important experience going overseas and playing". Who knows who will be fit and available [in the World Cup]? "For me, two moments of quality (from Griffiths), but we will look at it".

Sports Agent of Jaap Stam rules out Leeds United job
Author: 0 Agent of Jaap Stam rules out Leeds United job

The former Manchester United defender has a year left on the two-year contract he agreed with Reading last summer and has been in negotiations about an extension to that agreement. The Uruguayan was influential for Boro in their promotion to the Premier League in 2015/16, netting seven times as well as assisting six times. I don't want into the details.

Sports This was our best game so far, says Kohli after Proteas win
Author: 0 This was our best game so far, says Kohli after Proteas win

And I believe the same thing over here in this tournament and the last one. "I suppose, after that moment, Dave (Miller) came in and we discussed that it is extremely loud out there and hard to hear each other so the communication between the two of us was just for the next five overs, just play it as risk-free as possible".

Sports Mets say Matz, Lugo will each make another rehab start
Author: 0 Mets say Matz, Lugo will each make another rehab start

Steven Matz and Seth Lugo are close to a comeback while Yoenis Cespedes needs at least one more week to be ready. But, on Monday, Mets GM Sandy Alderson stated that he hopes Cespedes could be off the disabled list in approximately 7-10 days.

Sports Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant double-team a reporter asking about his squatting
Author: 0 Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant double-team a reporter asking about his squatting

Just goes to show moms never stop being awesome, no matter how big-time you become. Almost interrupting, Durant added, "You got to be better", aiming criticism at the reporter . While the question is valid due to all the social media hoopla, in fact, it holds no real journalistic value, as it did not affect the game, a play, or an interaction with anyone else on the court.

Author: 0 "Pittsburgh" for the second time in a row won the Stanley Cup

The sellout crowd, already upset by a Predators goal being nullified early in the second period, showered the ice with towels and pompoms. But referee Kevin Pollock, situated in the corner facing Murray and likely thinking the Penguins goalie had secured the puck, blew the whistle before Sissons' one-handed diving effort poked the loose puck into the net.

Author: 0 Penguins win back-to-back Stanley Cups with victory over Nashville — NewsAlert

He's bringing another MVP trophy, too. The last team to win two straight Stanley Cups was the Detroit Red Wings in 1997 and 1998. The Penguins are the first to do it in the salary-cap era. Dumoulin is the 5th Eagle to win more than 1 Stanley Cup as a player. Crosby even lived at Lemieux's house during his early years in the Penguins organization.

Sports FIFA President Says Qatar World Cup Is Not Under Threat
Author: 0 FIFA President Says Qatar World Cup Is Not Under Threat

The head of the Football Association of Singapore's referees department Visva Nathan confirmed on Monday that Taqi will officiate the fixture, alongside Singaporean assistant referee Lim Kok Heng and two other Malaysian officials. "But on the other hand, I am confident that the region will return to a normalised situation", Infantino said. Instead, a referee from Singapore will take charge of the qualifier for next year's tournament in Russian Federation.

Sports Kvitova wins in impressive comeback after knife attack
Author: 0 Kvitova wins in impressive comeback after knife attack

An early double fault meant little as she opened a 2-0 lead by breaking in the second game. Makarova is now ranked 40th in the world, but she has been as high as No. Going into the French Open , the women's field was fairly open. American tennis great Serena Williams pulled out of the French Open after announcing her pregnancy.

Author: 0 Melania Trump, son Barron moves into White House

Melania Trump stayed largely out of sight during her husband's presidential campaign and was an absent first lady at the outset of the administration, staying in NY and focusing on Barron. The White House's newest occupants arrived Sunday aboard the Marine One helicopter, NBC News reports . The Washington Post reported it appeared "unprecedented" and described the decision as flouting "the most basic of all first lady traditions".

Author: 0 Halep sets up final clash with Ostapenko

Halep later edged Karolina Pliskova 6-4 3-6 6-3 in what was a high-quality tussle between the second and third seeds. Earlier, Ostapenko won her birthday battle against Bacsinszky to become the first unseeded woman to reach the French Open final for 34 years.

Sports Daniel Candeias becomes the eighth player to join Rangers this summer
Author: 0 Daniel Candeias becomes the eighth player to join Rangers this summer

The 29-year-old, who was with Benfica , has agreed a two-year deal which reunites him with Pedro Caixinha who he worked with previously at Nacional. " I know about the pressures here and I am expecting that, I'm not concerned about it because I have played for a lot of other good teams ". Candeias, who did not make a first-team appearance for Benfica , was on loan at Nurnberg in Germany, Granada in Spain and French side Metz before his switch to Turkey in 2016-17.

Author: 0 Pittsburgh wins 2nd straight Stanley Cup title

It was a thoughtful gesture from Crosby. He followed that up by leading the National Hockey League with 44 goals, and Crosby was at his best in this Cup Final leading all scorers with seven points - one goal and six assists, including three in a 6-0 win in Game 5 that put the Penguins on the verge of their latest title.

Sports Kane silences Scotland's celebration with late leveller for England
Author: 0 Kane silences Scotland's celebration with late leveller for England

England and Scotland are in the same group for 2018 World Cup qualifying, and England had already thrashed Scotland 3-0 at Wembley back in November. But, in the end, it could be a valuable point for us. "It (the goal) is definitely up at the top, it was a special day", Kane said. "I fell to my knees when Harry Kane scored".

Sports Jordan Olympic shoes sell for record $190373
Author: 0 Jordan Olympic shoes sell for record $190373

Meet Jordan Brand's first Chinese basketball star. The bid opened at $10,000 and quickly climbed its way up. In the tweet from SCP Auctions today, the sports memorabilia experts announced the sale price of the shoe was a world record.

Author: 0 Cespedes returns to Mets' lineup in 1st game of doubleheader

The slugger didn't need to go fast after connecting against Luke Jackson in the ninth inning. Mets manager Terry Collins has said he wants to take it easy with Cespedes, but the outfielder indicated he will have a large say in how often he's in the lineup.

Author: 0 Matz, Mets Beat Braves 8-1, Sweep Doubleheader

Cespedes made a smashing return from a six-week stint on the disabled list on Saturday, hitting a grand slam as the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 6-1 in the first game of a doubleheader. Adams went 1 for 14 in the series. 2B Neil Walker was back in the lineup in the nightcap after not starting the last three games because of an injured left knee.

Sports Arsene Wenger signs a two-year contract extension at Arsenal
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger signs a two-year contract extension at Arsenal

The former Monaco boss has been with Arsenal for over 20 years now although a number of fans have become frustrated at the lack of progress being made by the club in recent seasons. Wenger said he was optimistic for the future and said work was under way to plan for a title challenge next season - with Arsenal having not lifted the Premier League trophy in 13 years.

Sports Lewis Hamilton: Canada win crucial to title hopes
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton: Canada win crucial to title hopes

Hamilton led a Mercedes one-two, their first of the season, his team-mate Valtteri Bottas finishing second with the Red Bull of Daniel Ricciardo third. Mexican Sergio Perez finished fifth after a bruising battle with his Force India team-mate Esteban Ocon of France, who was sixth. "So at that end when I caught up to the group of Ricciardo, Perez and Ocon I was confident but we were one lap short".

Sports Arsenal plan shock £50m move for Real Madrid playmaker
Author: 0 Arsenal plan shock £50m move for Real Madrid playmaker

Rodriguez joined Madrid from Monaco after starring at the 2014 World Cup finals but has struggled to hold down a regular first team place at the Bernabeu in recent times. Players such as Alvaro Morata and Cristiano Ronaldo have also hinted that the playmaker is on his way out the club, with the latter recently admitting he understands why Rodriguez could be seeking a move away.

Author: 0 Eoin Morgan frustrated by Lord's pitch as England collapse vs South Africa

Finn returned to England's one-day worldwide fold on the successful tour of the West Indies two months ago - taking four wickets in that 3-0 series victory. But in age where all bowlers can get "collared" in white-ball cricket, Stokes suffered when, having to defend 19 in the last over of the 2016 World Twenty20 final in Kolkata, he was hit for four successive sixes by Carlos Brathwaite.

Author: 0 Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes

This was his third time in the Belmont Stakes. This is his third victor in the Belmont Stakes, with Rags to Riches winning in 2007 and Palace Malice crossing the line first four years ago. Ortiz's brother Irad won the race past year with Creator. "The distance, I was sure he could handle it". But when he failed as the favorite in the Fountain of Youth, many doubted him going into the Wood Memorial.

Sports Harry Kane proud of scoring key goal for England while being captain
Author: 0 Harry Kane proud of scoring key goal for England while being captain

We will make some changes, for sure". "I think it's a huge moment for the team", said Southgate, who took his squad to a military training camp on a team-building exercise last week. "But you've got to keep making decisions for the right reasons". Asked about why he had sought out Griffiths straight after the final whistle, Hart said: "That's me, that's who I am".

Sports Is Golden State's Durant the best player in the world?
Author: 0 Is Golden State's Durant the best player in the world?

The Cavs put on a courageous face Thursday, a day after giving the Warriors their absolute best shot in every way but still lost, 118-113, in Game 3 . In the finals, with his rebounding, passing and defending, he has helped steer them to a 3-0 series lead against the Cleveland Cavaliers. "We've got one more to go".

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal crushes Stan Wawrinka to win historic 10th French Open title

Nadal took the set in the ninth game, just moments after Wawrinka had destroyed a racket in utter frustration. As well as bringing the Spaniard " La Decima " - his 10th triumph in Paris - it was also Nadal's 15th grand slam overall, putting him outright second on the all-time list behind rival Roger Federer , who has 18.

Sports CT 2017: India win toss, opt to field vs South Africa
Author: 0 CT 2017: India win toss, opt to field vs South Africa

South Africa have started slowly with the bat right through the tournament and the trend continued against India . The weather is clear and there is no forecast of rain and the pitch will be the one used during the India versus Sri Lanka game.

Sports West Indies staves off feisty Rashid Khan to level series
Author: 0 West Indies staves off feisty Rashid Khan to level series

After a strong start to their reply, the Windies again struggled with the mystery of spinner Rashid Khan , who had figures of 3-26, but Shai Hope's unbeaten 48 saw them home with 11 overs to spare. The Afghanistan victory comes on the heels of three straight Twenty20 losses to West Indies . Holder knocked over Noor Ali Zadran for eight at 21 for one in the eighth over and Javed Ahmadi was run out for nine in the same over with three runs added, in an bad mixup with Rahmat Shah (1).

Sports India on course to reach Champions Trophy semi-finals
Author: 0 India on course to reach Champions Trophy semi-finals

Yuvraj Singh (23 not out) would be the man to help Kohli guide India home, hammering a massive six as the reigning champions reached their goal with 12 overs remaining. R. Ashwin was back for India after missing the first two games and he ended the opening partnership at 76 as he had Amla caught behind by M.S. Dhoni for 35.

Sports India thrash South Africa to enter Champions Trophy semi-final in style
Author: 0 India thrash South Africa to enter Champions Trophy semi-final in style

A freakish, perplexing mix of events, including three run-outs - two of them game-changing ones - meant South Africa lasted only 44.3 overs, being all out for 191 in their virtual quarterfinal against India . Their supporters will dispute that assertion considering how many times they have been shot in this movie before - every four years since 1992. The team's media officer Lerato Malekutu implored an eager army of questioners to "speak into the microwave" - she gave a more radiant ...

Author: 0 India win toss, opt to field vs South Africa

It also means that the remaining two group matches - India versus South Africa and Pakistan versus Sri Lanka - are now virtual quarterfinals. Trying to explain the run outs, de Villiers said: "Two guys try and trust each other to pull off a run or two and sometimes. you come up short. I wouldn't like to blame guys".