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Author: 0 All Black management unconcerned about Lions' defence

The hosts barely had a sniff on home soil on Tuesday night as a supposedly second-string Lions squad - missing most of the players who will play the All Blacks on Saturday - picked them apart at will, running in four tries and dominating from first to last.

Author: 0 GM Griffin, Cavs part ways after title, 3 straight Finals

Jefferson also referred to multiple reports that Cavs owner Dan Gilbert did not consult with LeBron James before speaking with Griffin for the final time, telling ESPN that "if Bron doesn't know, nobody knows". Griffin became the Cavaliers' general manager in February 2014 after Chris Grant was sacked, a deal made permanent three months later. Griffin and Gilbert met last week - after the Cavaliers were beaten in five games by the Warriors - to review the season and discuss ...

Author: 0 Mourinho rejects tax fraud accusation

Mourinho is accused of defrauding€1,611,537 in 2011 and €1,693,133 in 2012 from his personal income tax (known as IRPF in Spain), while in charge of Los Blancos . Mourinho is the latest high-profile person in football to be accused of tax fraud in Spain. Outraged at being unfairly treated by Spanish tax authorities, Ronaldo had earlier expressed his intentions to leave Real Madrid C.F.

Author: 0 Upside Dictates the 2017 MLB Draft

Later tonight, the Reds will select their second and third players with overall picks 32 (in competitive balance lottery round A) and 38 (2nd round). What a day it is for Southern California high school baseball. Stevenson Ranch resident and former Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks pitcher Hunter Greene throws a pitch during a baseball game in April. The Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year is hitting.343 with 17 homers and 56 RBIs for the College World Series-bound Cardinals.

Sports Berrios' arm, Sano's bat key Twins over White Sox 4-2
Author: 0 Berrios' arm, Sano's bat key Twins over White Sox 4-2

This one was much-needed after Cleveland took four straight at Target Field to sweep the Twins out of first place in the AL Central last weekend. Tonight's game begins at 7:10 PM on 790 KFGO. "I was pitching from behind in the count, and I'd rather it had been the other way". It wasn't enough to equal a win in Tuesday's series opener, but an impressive night by the lineup still has manager Rick Renteria excited about his team's potential on offense.

Author: 0 Mexico come from behind to beat New Zealand 2-1

Giovani dos Santos and Mexico will look to put themselves in the driver seat for qualification to the Knockout Round of the Confederations Cup when they face off against New Zealand (FS1/10 a.m. Osorio, 56, got into a heated argument with one of New Zealand's assistant coaches after Mexico's Carlos Salcedo went down with a shoulder injury in the first-half.

Author: 0 Di María given fine for Spanish tax fraud

There have been suggestions that Ronaldo is using links to both United and Paris Saint-Germain to earn a new contract at Real Madrid or in hope of stopping or quietening allegations of tax avoidance against him. Last week , Ronaldo was accused by a state prosecutor of four counts of tax fraud totaling $16.5 million. Last year Barcelona player Lionel Messi and father Jorge were convicted of tax fraud to the tune of 4.1 million Euros on his image rights which were controlled by ...

Sports Twitter Reacts To Conor McGregor vs
Author: 0 Twitter Reacts To Conor McGregor vs

With McGregor signed to the UFC , the fight would not be possible without White's consent. The Mayweather-Pacquiao fight was built up for nearly five years, and their highly anticipated fight finally became a reality in 2015, setting the a new mark in combat sports with around 4.5 million pay-per-view buys and a gate of $72 million.

Author: 0 Germany too good for Socceroos in Russian Federation

There was to be no off-the-canvas third for Postecoglou's side, which finished stronger but left themselves too much to do. Wright was encouraged by that second half, and believes the Socceroos were superior in the physicality stakes. "Hopefully we can build on that second half". "In the next game, if we don't get the three points, it's all over so it's a vital, vital game for us".

Author: 0 Mexico recovers to beat NZ 2-1 in fiery Confed Cup game

The four-time Ballon d'Or victor - the world's highest-paid athlete according to Forbes magazine - has said his "conscience is clear" in the matter but has reportedly threatened to leave Real. The statement added: "As you know, Federation Internationale de Football Association is very serious about the chanting that we do when the goalkeeper takes a kick, and the possible sanctions are serious".

Sports Fleetwood keen to build on US Open experience
Author: 0 Fleetwood keen to build on US Open experience

The pair started Sunday's final round one off the lead but American holed three birdies in his first eight holes, while the pressure got to Fleetwood as he carded three bogeys in the front nine."I didn't play how I wanted to", admitted the Englishman, who is ranked 33rd in the world.

Sports Australia beat New Zealand to qualify for CT semis
Author: 0 Australia beat New Zealand to qualify for CT semis

England , sent in to bat in overcast conditions by New Zealand captain Kane Williamson , were in danger of failing to get to 300, despite fifties from Joe Root (64) and Alex Hales (56). The Black Caps never recovered from the double blow and lost wickets regularly as the required-rate started to mount, eventually being blown away. Fast bowler Liam Plunkett captured four wickets for 55 runs while pacer Jack Ball and leg-spinner Adil Rashid claimed two wickets each.

Author: 0 Halep Defeats Pliskova to Reach Second Roland Garros Final

Bacsinszky, the 30th seed, who needed a bandage applied to her right thigh midway through the first set, looked the more likely victor at that point as she sought to celebrate her 28th birthday by surpassing her semi-final run of 2015. Ostapenko celebrated her 20th birthday by crushing Bacsinszky's hopes with a nerve-jangling 7-6 (7-4) 3-6 6-3 victory, which included a total of 16 breaks of serve on a sweltering Court Philippe-Chatrier.

Sports Chelsea: Conte eyes Roma starlet, Atletico open Diego Costa talks
Author: 0 Chelsea: Conte eyes Roma starlet, Atletico open Diego Costa talks

However, the Spanish side are now under a transfer ban and can't officially sign any players until the January transfer window, meaning that even if they did agree a deal with Chelsea , Costa wouldn't be able to play for them until 2018. The Spain global recently revealed that Conte had intimated him through a text message that he doesn't feature in his plans for next season. He said on ITV: "We all know Costa is a smart individual and I think he has played this to his benefit".

Author: 0 Problems? What problems? Ronaldo on target in Portugal win

The win leaves Portugal in a strong position on four points in Group A with just a game against outsiders New Zealand remaining Saturday. Only a superb one-handed reflex save from Akinfeev , who made his 100th global appearance, stopped Andre Silva's bullet header just after the break.

Author: 0 Mourinho refutes tax fraud claims after complaint filed by Spanish prosecutors

Real Madrid president, Florentino Perez , has said Cristiano Ronaldo is not going anywhere this summer and that they have received no offers for the player. Perez stressed that unless another club is willing to pay $1.2 billion for Ronaldo, the world's biggest football star will continue to remain in the world's biggest football club.

Author: 0 Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals

I like both of those kids". That starts in Summer League. Harden started off as a role player during his time at Oklahoma City but since moving to Houston, the team has developed around him. " Jayson Tatum , just because he's so versatile and I think his game will translate better in the National Basketball Association than it did in college; and he was already great in college".

Sports Germany's Loew to rotate against Chile with 100th win in sight
Author: 0 Germany's Loew to rotate against Chile with 100th win in sight

While some would argue this devalues a tournament that for whatever its worth does have its own unique charm, only Germany and its unique position in global soccer can pull this off, and pull it off in the way they have. We are getting a good price on Chile winning this tournament and as a result that is going to be my bet for this game. Chile has won the last two Copa Americas and is seeking its first trophy in a major worldwide competition.

Author: 0 Ward stops Kovalev in eight to win rematch

The rematch seemed just as close until Ward landed the right hand that caused Kovalev's legs to wobble. The formula was a blend of vicious body shots that at first slowed and then weakened the challenger. "[Kovalev's] a great fighter". I see things with him in particular and he's the best. I wanted to continue fighting. "No disrespect to Stevenson but I haven't even been thinking of him".

Author: 0 Portugal sidesteps Ronaldo's legal woes at Confed Cup

Their 5-3-2 system enables them to defend with numbers and as they look to stifle Cristiano Ronaldo and co, they will have to hit the Iberians on counters as possession will be hard to come by on Thursday. It's the first time Portugal has played in this tournament so it's a privilege for all of us. Having opened their Confed Cup campaign with a 2-0 win over New Zealand , Russia face a step up against Euro 2016 winners Portugal and their troubled captain.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho accused of $3.6 million tax fraud

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo , accused of evading 14.7 million euros (S$22.8m) in tax, has been summoned to appear before a judge in Spain, judicial sources told AFP yesterday. The statement also said that Mourinho had received a certificate from the authorities confirming that he was "up to date with all his tax obligations".

Sports England thrash New Zealand to surge into semis
Author: 0 England thrash New Zealand to surge into semis

With the game between Australia and Bangladesh also being washed out, Tuesday's game has become much more important for both the teams. Victory in this match would see England into the semi-finals, with New Zealand looking to kickstart their campaign in a 50-over tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day global sides after a rain-induced no result in their opening clash with Australia.

Author: 0 Saudi king empowers young reformer son in succession shake-up

There is no doubt that the new Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, who is considered "the most risky man" in the Middle East, will initiate radical changes in the region. Kuwait's ruling emir has welcomed Saudi Arabia's new crown prince. In an apparent attempt to appease the family, the decree had a clause that made clear that Mohammed bin Salman won't be allowed to appoint one of his own sons as his successor.

Sports Watch Australia vs Germany live on TV, online
Author: 0 Watch Australia vs Germany live on TV, online

Milligan underlined the unity of the squad when asked how Massimo Luongo , who was replaced at halftime by Kruse against Germany after conceding a spot kick, might be feeling. Whatever changes the Socceroos decide to make for their second outing, they will be sticking to their positive, proactive approach. Sony Six network will have the live telecast of the Germany Vs Australia game in India.

Author: 0 Niki Lauda: 'Championship long enough for Lewis Hamilton win'

Coming in second was Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas , albeit with a 19.7-second gap over Hamilton , while Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull took a podium finishing in third place. "It is like a go-kart track and so it takes me back to my roots", he added. "Ever since Monaco , the guys and girls in the factory have been flat out", he said.

Sports Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia at Confed Cup
Author: 0 Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia at Confed Cup

The 32-year-old has scored at every global tournament he has appeared in, and extended that to the Confederations Cup with his header against the hosts in Moscow . Having a megastar in the team is a luxury, he said. " Portugal has many great players including Cristiano, so everybody understands it is not going to be easy".

Author: 0 Ronaldo header gives Portugal 1-0 win over hosts Russia

I think that the difference between these teams is more than obvious. Ahead of the Portugal match, the Kremlin opted for a softer stance with deputy prime minister and president of the Russian Football Union Vitaly Mutko admitting the team's remaining Group A matches would be far more hard.

Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor confirm Las Vegas 'superfight'

UFC president Dana White said that the fight would be at the boxing junior middleweight weight limit of 154 pounds. Mixed martial artist McGregor, who has never boxed professionally, became the UFC's first dual-division champion in November 2016 and has previously challenged Mayweather to a fight under mixed martial arts rules.

Author: 0 Dana White opens up on the negotiation process for Conor McGregor vs

Conor McGregor is set to take to make his professional boxing debut in the most daunting circumstances imaginable, as he attempts to lay his notorious left hand on the jaw of the man who may well be the most unhittable fighter in history. " THE FIGHT IS ON ", McGregor tweeted minutes before Mayweather's post. I'm not saying Floyd Mayweather's going to win. By putting up a picture of his opponent's father, McGregor took aim at Mayweather's age, which went down well with fight fans.

Author: 0 Tapwrit wins the Belmont Stakes

There was no chance for a Triple Crown this year - and the winners of Kentucky Derby , Always Dreaming , and Preakness , Cloud Computing , were both out. "Well, this is our home base", Pletcher said. At the start of the mile and a half classic, Irish War Cry was immediately sent to the lead, where he would stay for nearly the entire race.

Sports Canelo says Vegas bout will prove superiority to GGG
Author: 0 Canelo says Vegas bout will prove superiority to GGG

Alvarez sees the bout as the opening of the " Canelo " era in the sport, and as he strode onto a red carpet outside the arena Tuesday, he said it was palpable that his time has arrived. Unlike Golovkin, Alvarez is armed with a rematch clause should he lose. "The timing couldn't be at a better moment", said De La Hoya. "People have said to me 'why is this happening?' and it's because of demand", Bellew added.

Sports Sarfraz terms Pakistan win outcome of nation, family's prayers
Author: 0 Sarfraz terms Pakistan win outcome of nation, family's prayers

Bottom-ranked Pakistan produced a breathtaking display at London's Oval on Sunday in the climax of a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day worldwide nations. "It was about the team doing well and we have done well to be in the final", Kohli said. "It's a very important boost for us to win this". Fakhar Zaman's Player of the Match effort of 114 in the final and 57 in the semifinal has helped him break into the top 100 after just four ODIs as he has gained 58 positions after ...

Sports Raiders, QB Derek Carr Carr close to massive deal
Author: 0 Raiders, QB Derek Carr Carr close to massive deal

The contract is expected to be signed by the time the training camp deadline Carr had provided for negotiations arrives. Regardless, this is what the going rate will be for franchise quarterbacks, surpassing Andrew Luck's some $24 million per year.

Sports Boris Becker declared bankrupt by British court
Author: 0 Boris Becker declared bankrupt by British court

Once the mortgage property is signed, Becker could have started repaying his United Kingdom bank debts . - Boris Becker (@TheBorisBecker) June 21, 2017I was due to repay in full in 1 month time! He was most recently part of the commentary team for the French Open and is set to return to the role in the Wimbledon Championships that is set to begin on July 3.

Author: 0 Donald to lead Chiefs against Lions

Sean O'Brien has surely earned the right to be picked at openside flanker ahead of Sam Warburton , although the tour captain is likely to make the bench. The All Blacks have tried to call the Lions' bluff by suggesting Gatland's teams are one-dimensional - but the tourists' boss insisted he would not lose his nerve ahead of the Test series.

Sports Ostapenko wins; Nadal vs. Wawrinka in final
Author: 0 Ostapenko wins; Nadal vs. Wawrinka in final

At 20, she is the youngest victor here since Iva Majoli upset Martina Hingis to take the title in 1997 while she is the first Latvian to win a Grand Slam singles title and she will rise from a ranking of 47 to 12 when the list is updated tomorrow.

Author: 0 Josh Jackson says he would 'love' to play for Celtics

I was prepared for Fultz to be the next superstar point guard in the National Basketball Association . "I see a lot of the players on their team that are about the same things that I'm about". He thinks they can make each other better if they wind up together, and he isn't particularly anxious about being stuck in a crowded frontcourt, fighting for minutes on a playoff team.