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Author: 0 Boxing Odds: Floyd Mayweather favored vs. Conor McGregor 6/15/17

Fans will find out the answer to that question on August 26 at T-Mobile Arena and live on Showtime pay-per-view. Two years on from when Conor McGregor first laid down his initial challenge to Floyd Mayweather , an agreement has finally been reached which will see the two men face each other in a money-spinning mega-fight in the bright lights of Las Vegas .

Author: 0 Unseeded, just 20, Ostapenko wins French Open for 1st title

Remarkably, Ostapenko had never won a title until now. Her win makes her the youngest Roland Garros champion since Iva Majoli in 1997, and the youngest Slam victor since Maria Sharapova at the 2006 US Open. Ostapenko set the tone immediately on a raucous Court Philippe Chatrier, disguising any nerves with an array of bruising groundstrokes to break Halep in the opening game.

Sports Steve Kerr plans to coach Warriors 'for a long time'
Author: 0 Steve Kerr plans to coach Warriors 'for a long time'

Thursday at Broadway and 11th Street, team and city officials said . "It's so rare so I know exactly how lucky I am", Kerr told ESPN. 'We're going to do what our leader (Curry) does, ' Iguodala said . We have not received an invitation to the White House, but will make those decisions, when and if necessary". Stephen Curry addressed the question of whether he'd go to the White House if invited by the president for winning the National Basketball Association title.

Author: 0 Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs, lows

Only a half-dozen of them have even experienced Sunday contention in golf's biggest events. With the picturesque par-72 course set up at a monstrous 7,845 yards, Erin Hills had been expected to live up to the US Open's billing of being the toughest test in golf.

Author: 0 Murray regroups to beat Nishikori

Swiss third seed Stan Wawrinka 's powerful groundstrokes were too much to handle for France's Gael Monfils as the 2015 champion booked a last eight spot with a 7-5 7-6 (7) 6-2 victory. I think he's been struggling a little bit since the beginning of the year, even though he's now in the semi-final. It will be the 18th time Murray has played Wawrinka, with the Briton having won both last year's meetings at the French Open and ATP Finals.

Author: 0 Draymond Green Makes Fun Of Cavaliers

LeBron James himself takes a photo of Green in his shirt , and posts it onto his Instagram page...with the comment, " That's what she said , HUH?!?!?" James' response included pointing out that even after winning the title, the Warriors might still be a little preoccupied with Cleveland.

Sports Rafael Nadal Makes History With 10th French Open Title
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal Makes History With 10th French Open Title

Sunday's win is Nadal's 15th career grand slam title to tie him with second-placed Pete Sampras on the all-time men's tennis leader board. Only Bjorn Borg , who conceded 32 on his way to the 1978 title, has been a more ruthless champion .

Author: 0 LeBron James Makes Huge Announcement On Instagram

According to Rose, LeBron will end up playing in one of the teams based in California, but not with the Los Angeles Clippers , not with the Sacramento Kings, and probably not with the Golden State Warriors (watch the video below). "I didn't go bald like Mike, but I'm getting there", James said after the Cavs closed out the Celtics in Game 5 of the Eastern finals, a game in which James passed Jordan as the all-time leading scorer in the postseason.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Dhoni made a key move during the semifinals, says Kohli

Barring one bad day in the office against Sri Lanka, when Kohli fell for a duck and India went on to lose, in the other matches they have outclassed the opposition. So that's the way it doesn't work. "It wouldn't be a shock if we win". Someone has helped you win the game. I mean, we knew that it was going to be a hard match.

Sports Latvia's Ostapenko into French Open semifinals
Author: 0 Latvia's Ostapenko into French Open semifinals

Ostapenko is the first teenager to reach a Grand Slam semifinal since Madison Keys at the 2015 Australian Open and the youngest player to reach the last four in Paris since Ana Ivanovic in 2007. The unseeded Ostapenko will face Swiss Bacsinszky in an unlikely last-four encounter when she turns 20 on Thursday following a 4-6 6-2 6-2 defeat of the former world number one on Court Suzanne Lenglen.

Author: 0 Belmont Stakes 2017 victor, payouts: Trifecta, superfecta lead to big payday

Tapwrit became the third different horse to win a Triple Crown race this year, with Always Dreaming taking the Kentucky Derby and Cloud Computing taking the Preakness Stakes . Tapwrit finished sixth in the Derby after encountering early trouble, but Pletcher felt it was "a sneaky good" race. Brother Irad Ortiz Jr rode Creator to an upset win previous year.

Sports McDonald's ends Olympic sponsorship deal 3 years early
Author: 0 McDonald's ends Olympic sponsorship deal 3 years early

Over the decades the fast food chain has contributed hundreds of millions of dollars into the IOC's cash tills and had a popular presence at every Olympic village since. "This isn't just a case of the sponsor saying, 'We've made a decision to move on'". McDonald's was the sponsor of the ATR Newsmaker Breakfasts at Beijing 2008.

Sports At impasse, Cosby jury goes back to work on verdict
Author: 0 At impasse, Cosby jury goes back to work on verdict

If, after further deliberations, they still can not reach consensus, a hung jury will cause the judge to declare a mistrial. The jury, bused in from the Pittsburgh area, has paused a half-dozen times to revisit key evidence , including Cosby's decade-old admissions that he fondled Constand after giving her pills.

Sports Wanda Durant, Kevin Durant's mother, opens up about sacrifice
Author: 0 Wanda Durant, Kevin Durant's mother, opens up about sacrifice

Kevin Durant was criticized by many for joining an already-stacked Golden State Warriors team last July but it is hard to question the move after watching how seamlessly he fit in with the NBA's newest super team . "Pretty much all their big-name guys are in their 20s and they don't show any signs of slowing down". It would be surprising to see the Warriors take a trip to Washington considering how open Golden State coach Steve Kerr has been about his disdain for Trump.

Sports Rafa Nadal skipping Queen's will make it harder for his Wimbledon chances
Author: 0 Rafa Nadal skipping Queen's will make it harder for his Wimbledon chances

But Murray is sure to face stiff competition with the likes of US Open champion Stan Wawrinka , 2014 victor Grigor Dimitrov, and last year's runner-up Milos Raonic all vying for the top prize. I hope the French Open is a turning point. Evans has also enjoyed an upturn of fortunes during the clay court season, traditionally a huge weakness in his calendar.

Sports Thames and Broxton homer as Brewers beat Cardinals 6-4
Author: 0 Thames and Broxton homer as Brewers beat Cardinals 6-4

His two-out, two-strike liner in the top of the ninth inning Thursday night bounded off the top of the right field wall and over it for a tiebreaking two-run homer that gave the Milwaukee Brewers a 6-4 win over the St. Stephen Piscotty and Aledmys Diaz had run-scoring hits to stake the Cardinals to an early 2-0 lead. Carlos Martinez is coming off his first career complete game and shutout, a four-hitter against the Phillies.

Sports Saints' Armstead injured in mini camp, out 4-6 months
Author: 0 Saints' Armstead injured in mini camp, out 4-6 months

Armstead was recently rewarded for his tremendous play as well with a five year contract extension worth $13 million per year. Now, a third player has been added to the Saints injury report. "Heartbroken when I found out I need surgery!" The offensive lineman was devasated by the news. Armstead was a third-round pick out of Arkansas-Pine Bluff in 2013 and was an immediate hit with the Saints.

Author: 0 Draymond Green Takes Shot at Cavs During Championship Parade

Draymond Green had already dropped the mic at the Golden State Warriors' latest championship parade. LeBron now plays with two All-Stars in Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love. "They suck!" But then of course a year ago the Cavaliers came back from a 3-0 deficit to beat the Warriors by the slimmest of margins in Game 7, no doubt sending Green into a tailspin of rage that he's only just now recovering from.

Sports NHL Expansion Draft: Ottawa Senators Protection Strategy
Author: 0 NHL Expansion Draft: Ottawa Senators Protection Strategy

It's a lot of moving pieces, and every one of the 30 other teams will be affected. Any trade not involving Vegas can be announced before the trade freeze on Saturday. There will be no shortage of quality goaltenders available on June 18. At 9 a.m., the expansion draft will officially take place in Las Vegas.

Author: 0 Arsenal make Lacazette bid

The paper reports that the president of the French club Olympique Lyonnais, Jean-Michel Aulas, has revealed that his club has received a transfer bid from Arsenal for their France global forward Alexandre Lacazette . "We now have a very nice offer from Arsenal , but for us he will not leave". "But for us he will not leave". This will come as bad news for Arsenal news, though, as they are only in the Europa League.

Sports Rafael Nadal wins French Open without dropping a set
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal wins French Open without dropping a set

The Spaniard becomes the first man to reach double figures at a single slam and, if he continues to play like this, then Margaret Court's all-time record of 11 Australian Open titles looks certain to fall. They did let out a burst of claps and roars in the second set on one particularly exquisite display: Nadal sprinted to his left to chase Wawrinka's cross-court backhand wide of the doubles alley and whipped a forehand that curved around the net post and landed near a line for a victor.

Sports Real Madrid fans demand Ballon d'Or for hero Ronaldo
Author: 0 Real Madrid fans demand Ballon d'Or for hero Ronaldo

I will never be front", said Ronaldo to La Sexta show "Jugones". Real Madrid secured a 4-1 win over Juventus in Cardiff and the players and staff brought their families onto the pitch afterwards to celebrate with great scenes between Ronaldo and his son.

Author: 0 FIFA targets gay slurs by Chile, Mexico fans in Russia

Petersburg , Kazan and Sochi. "For me, the Confederations Cup is the biggest event of my life", Irina Snegova, a volunteer with the accreditation team who helps tournament organisers at the accreditation centre located at the Spartak Stadium.

Author: 0 Amazon buying Whole Foods in bold move into brick and mortar

The move will propel the industry to even greater heights, leaders say, create a more level playing field for upstart brands and hasten the death of Big Food. Greg Wank Leader at Anchin Food and Beverage says the deal shows Amazon's interest in moving into operating brick-and-mortar stores. This would also pose a threat to other grocery delivery services, like Instacart and Boston-based CartFresh .

Author: 0 Murray outs del Porto and his grunt

Murray prevailed, 10-8, after the South American double-faulted on set point and says after that moment he felt it would be an uphill struggle for his opponent considering the conditions. Almagro and del Potro were tied at one set a piece and one game a piece in the third set when the injury occurred. This time Murray would make no mistake and crunched it out with his fourth ace of the match.

Author: 0 Penguins hoping home ice remains huge factor

I didn't say that. Our guys have a tremendous amount of confidence in him. "We just played simple, moved the puck up quick and our forwards did a good job of using their speed and playing down low, hanging on to pucks", Schultz said. "When you come this far you feel good", said Crosby. "I'm just going to go about my business, do my thing, and when I play, I'm ready to play". The vaunted Nashville defence continues to make contributions with Roman Josi and Mattias Ekholm both scoring ...

Author: 0 Warriors fans celebrate, with expectations of more to come

And forward David West made it clear Trump went against his belief system . This was the third NBA Finals in a row pitting LeBron's Cleveland Cavaliers versus Steph Curry's Warriors . The 2017 NBA Finals showed that the Cavaliers aren't equipped to beat the Warriors as now assembled, and LeBron James is growing older with heavy mileage from his many trips to the NBA Finals combined with Olympic and other global appearances.

Sports Draymond Green, LeBron James show the offseason is petty season
Author: 0 Draymond Green, LeBron James show the offseason is petty season

He used his microphone session during the parade to tell James he was the reason for the superteam phenomenon in the National Basketball Association. Then, against the Warriors , James passed Los Angeles Lakers legend Earvin "Magic" Johnson for the most triple-doubles in NBA Finals history.

Author: 0 Coli bacteria found in drinking water at US Open

Images posted on Twitter appeared to show the blimp coming down behind a line of trees, a good distance from spectators and players. Casting aside his own advice, he chose to stay for another day at the U.S. The world number 14, teeing off on the 10th hole, made a solid start, opening with a par. Masters champion Sergio Garcia was two shots further back following a 71, with England's Andrew Johnston another shot back on two under.

Sports McIlroy, Day try to make up ground, make cut at US Open
Author: 0 McIlroy, Day try to make up ground, make cut at US Open

While Fowler got off to a soaring start, Dustin Johnson , the No. 1-ranked player in the world and defending U.S. Open champion, struggled with a 3-over-par 75. Big names missing from the leader board, or just missing? The 26-year-old from the Merseyside has only competed in eight majors up to this point, and missed the cut at the Masters in his last attempt.

Sports Stielike Sacked as National Football Team's Slump Continues
Author: 0 Stielike Sacked as National Football Team's Slump Continues

Stielike, who took over the team in September 2014, was the longest-tenured head coach in the men's national team history. "The most important task for the next coach will be to boost the players' morale and building up a new team". South Korea play Iran and then Uzbekistan in their final two games in August and September. South Korean media have speculated about possible replacements including Huh Jung Moo, who led the team to the last 16 at the 2010 World Cup, and Under-20 coach Shin Tae ...

Author: 0 Daniel Berger wins FedEx St Jude Classic for second straight year

The 24-year-old's one-shot victory saw him follow in the footsteps of David Toms , who won the trophy in 2003 and 2004, after the American claimed his maiden PGA Tour title at this tournament last year. South Africa's Schwartzel had five birdies and a bogey in his four-under par 66 while Colombia's Muñoz carded a 67 that featured four birdies and a bogey.

Sports Steph Curry says he doesn't want to go to the White House
Author: 0 Steph Curry says he doesn't want to go to the White House

Check out some of the reactions to the Golden State Warriors White House snub via Twitter below and on the following pages. William and Rizal's father, Ray Cahambing, said it was unfortunate Oakland was losing the Warriors, "but the diehard fans" would make the trip across the Bay to San Francisco to see the team.

Sports Flyhalf Davies kicks Wales to win over Tonga
Author: 0 Flyhalf Davies kicks Wales to win over Tonga

Wales were without 12 Lions - and it is rumoured some of their players may be asked to stay on in New Zealand to bolster Warren Gatland's midweek side - and opportunity knocked for some who had waited patiently. In the second half, as steady drizzle made handling hard, Takulua closed the gap with his second penalty before Davies added three more for Wales .

Sports Olympic medalist Michael Phelps to race great white shark
Author: 0 Olympic medalist Michael Phelps to race great white shark

Michael Phelps has proven time and time again that he is one of the fastest humans to ever enter the water. But he has one competition left to win. The rather vaguely worded announcement says Phelps will take on "An event so monumental no one has ever attempted it before".

Author: 0 E. coli bacteria found in drinking water at US Open

Fowler wasted no time in exploiting the conditions after teeing off on the 10th, rattling off four quick birdies to be four under. And I think with everything so large, your target is larger and your misses get even more extreme. One off the lead at the start of play, Casey bogeyed the following hole too, but did exceptionally well to erase the heavy blots on his scorecard with five straight birdies as he made the turn to pull level with Fowler (who has just teed off his second round) and ...

Sports US Open: Erin Hills proves tame and tough
Author: 0 US Open: Erin Hills proves tame and tough

The Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department notified the USGA that it identified evidence of E. coli bacteria from a sample from one hydration station near the 12th hole at Erin Hills golf course, site of the U.S. Masters champion Sergio Garcia returned a tidy one-under 71 to leave the Spaniard at three-under 141, in contention for a second straight major.

Sports Missed fairways leave McIlroy in rough shape at US Open
Author: 0 Missed fairways leave McIlroy in rough shape at US Open

Open runner-up said: "I need a lot of birdies tomorrow to get myself back in the tournament, just to even get myself inside the cut line, because I'm assuming that the USGA, obviously, don't like to see a seven-under lead the championship start of the tournament".

Sports Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows
Author: 0 Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows

Other leaderboard mainstays like Patrick Reed, Brooks Koepka, J.B. Holmes, and Brandt Snedeker are all within striking distance. He was, at that point, four shots from Rickie Fowler who had by then already finished his round but a superb approach to 7 feet at the 10th led to another birdie and he was just three from the lead.

Author: 0 Boston Celtics: Should the Celtics pursue Blake Griffin or Gordon Hayward?

Wojnarowski added that Griffin and Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward are Boston's primary targets this offseason and that " both players would potentially have interest there". The most another team can pay him is four years and around $133 million. The NBA is loaded with talent at the point guard and small forward positions right now.