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Sports Tim Tebow likely to play in Fort Myers this week
Author: 0 Tim Tebow likely to play in Fort Myers this week

The former college football star is hitting.222 with three home runs, 23 RBIs and 69 strikeouts in 64 games. The Mets might as well find out now whether he can stay afloat against "High A" pitching, while they reap the financial reward of having him play for a team they own.

Sports Raikkonen prepared to sacrifice himself to help Vettel
Author: 0 Raikkonen prepared to sacrifice himself to help Vettel

While following race leader Lewis Hamilton before the second Safety Car restart, Vettel sped into the back of the Mercedes driver, something he blamed on Hamilton "brake-testing" him. "It's been close every race this year". Even though Raikkonen was disappointed in the aftermath of that race, and made his frustration known, he now appears fully committed to helping Vettel when the time comes.

Sports Hansen dismisses 'desperate' Gatland's claims about Murray
Author: 0 Hansen dismisses 'desperate' Gatland's claims about Murray

The Lions will have a lot of homework to do over the next 24 to 48 hours as coaches and analysts pore over footage in search of chinks in their opponents' armour. However, the Lions were caught on the back paw as the All Black forwards ran around their scrum-half and right at the red-shirted defenders, challenging them directly and relishing the hits.

Author: 0 Head Coach Luke Walton Wants LaVar Ball to Slow Down

It became clear they would draft a point guard after Russell was traded to the Brooklyn Nets along with center Timofey Mozgov for Stanford-alum and nine-year National Basketball Association center Brook Lopez Tuesday afternoon. I am still a firm believer - old school, assuredly, but firm - that you need to establish yourself amongst the best in your profession for a few seasons at least before you can market yourself as a "brand"! Ball will wear No.

Sports Chicago Mayor: High Court's travel ban decision 'concerning'
Author: 0 Chicago Mayor: High Court's travel ban decision 'concerning'

Syria is one of the countries affected, along with Iran , Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen . Aram... President Trump has hailed the decision as a "victory for America's national security "...but is it too soon for the administration to pop the champagne? The Supreme Court ruled that a complete ban went too far, and it only blocked that part affecting those with "standing" to challenge Trump's executive order in US courts.

Sports Koepka clinches first major with victory at US Open
Author: 0 Koepka clinches first major with victory at US Open

I think I preferred watching the Woods era but it is also fantastic to see people win their first Majors, as we did at the weekend. "It hasn't sunk in, obviously, and (it) probably won't for a few days". "Unfortunately, I just didn't execute". Palmer shot a 65 after going into the final round trailing by seven shots. "It bites a little bit right now", Harman said afterwards.

Sports Spithill skippers Oracle to 1st win in America's Cup
Author: 0 Spithill skippers Oracle to 1st win in America's Cup

Victory for Team New Zealand would cap Ashby's stunning sailing career that already includes multiple world championships and an Olympic silver medal. We're in a tough situation now and all we can really do is take this one race at a time. "That was important", Spithill said. "We all saw today that the boat was faster".

Sports Golden State Warriors: Draymond Green wins Defensive Player of the Year
Author: 0 Golden State Warriors: Draymond Green wins Defensive Player of the Year

However, it was not good enough. Paul was named to the first team for the sixth consecutive season and seventh time overall while Beverley was selected for the first time. He averaged 10.2 points, 7.9 rebounds and 7.0 assists per game in helping Golden State win its second National Basketball Association championship in the past two years.

Author: 0 Video review used to show red card to Cameroon defender

The first semi-final game will be played by Portugal and Chile on Wednesday the 28 of June while the second between Germany and Mexico will be played on Thursday the 29 of June. The Belgian praised the "excellent" standard of the stadiums, but said heavy traffic hampered training sessions when they played in Moscow and Saint Petersburg .

Sports Rockets' Eric Gordon voted Sixth Man of the Year
Author: 0 Rockets' Eric Gordon voted Sixth Man of the Year

They're both in the Marshall Athletic Hall of Fame. D'Antoni led the Rockets to the 3rd seed in the Western Conference in his first year as the coach in Houston. Even though Lue helped push the Cavs into the NBA Finals, losing just one game in the Eastern Conference playoffs, this was a regular season award and finishing second in the East while tallying 51 wins could only be considered a disappointing campaign for the star-studded Cavaliers.

Sports McEnroe: Williams would be ranked 'like 700' on men's tour
Author: 0 McEnroe: Williams would be ranked 'like 700' on men's tour

McEnroe may have realized what he said during the interview, as he granted that Williams has a mental toughness some male tennis players lack, but he still doubled down on his words. "Perhaps [her ranking] would be a little higher, perhaps it'd be a little lower", he said. During an appearance on NPR's "Weekend Edition on Sunday", McEnroe was asked about Williams by host Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

Sports Boston Celtics trade number one pick to Philadephia 76ers
Author: 0 Boston Celtics trade number one pick to Philadephia 76ers

In the announcement of their blockbuster trade with the Philadelphia 76ers , the Boston Celtics detailed the protections on the future first-round pick headed their way. The future first-round pick that Boston will receive will be the Los Angeles Lakers' first-round pick in the 2018 NBA Draft , provided that such pick is No.

Sports Westbrook set to learn if his historic season was an MVP one
Author: 0 Westbrook set to learn if his historic season was an MVP one

Gordon was a major piece on the Rockets team that kept Houston afloat when its star James Harden was struggling. James Harden is deserving of consideration, as is Kawhi Leonard , but if Russell Westbrook - the man who averaged a triple double - fails to win the MVP award the National Basketball Association needs to find new voters.

Sports Ezekiel Elliott Reveals ESPN Body Issue Cover
Author: 0 Ezekiel Elliott Reveals ESPN Body Issue Cover

Numerous world's elite athletes have participated in this issue over the years, and today The Magazine announced the 23 athletes featured in the ninth annual BODY Issue. In a video compilation posted to ESPN's website on Sunday morning, Edelman could be seen walking into the nude photoshoot with a towel slung low around his waist.

Sports Victorious Nadal Describes French Open As Magic
Author: 0 Victorious Nadal Describes French Open As Magic

Until Sunday, Stan Wawrinka had an unblemished record in grand slam finals but then he had never faced Rafa Nadal in a final in the Spaniard's favourite arena - Court Philippe Chatrier at the French Open . "It's very emotional for me". "If I am able to keep playing well, why not?" Nadal won for the 16th time in 19 meetings with Wawrinka, who insisted there was plenty to be positive about following his recent performances.

Sports 44 people detained during Istanbul's banned LGBT pride event
Author: 0 44 people detained during Istanbul's banned LGBT pride event

In New York, for instance, grand marshals from the American Civil Liberties Union were chosen to represent a "resistance movement". Some wore hats that read "Make America "Gay" Again". The organizing committee celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Istanbul LGBTI+ Pride Week. Organizers from the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer) community said they planned to gather in the centre of the city Sunday despite the ban , insisting they had a right to a "peaceful gathering".

Author: 0 Mayweather, UFC star McGregor agree to August fight

Mayweather is widely regarded as one of the best defensive fighters of all time, and prides himself on his ability to evade punishment with his skilful movement about the ring while making adjustments against opponents on the fly. Mayweather and McGregor will spend the summer showing off their promotional gifts for a fight that started as a social media argument - and became the main event of the year.

Sports NBA honors to be presented during league's first awards show
Author: 0 NBA honors to be presented during league's first awards show

Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook , Houston's James Harden and San Antonio's Kawhi Leonard are the finalists for MVP of the 2016-17 season. Then there's Harden. Dario Saric ended up leading the Sixers to a better record while Malcolm Brogdon was critical for the Bucks' success this season. Will it be Westbrook or Harden or maybe even Leonard that win NBA MVP? Two Rockets are candidates for the Sixth Man of the Year .

Sports Nantes receives permission to hire Claudio Ranieri
Author: 0 Nantes receives permission to hire Claudio Ranieri

It is claimed that Ranieri's move is being delayed because of an LFP regulation stipulating that head coaches in Ligue 1 must be under the age of 65. Atletico Madrid, Chelsea and Valencia twice are the other clubs he has managed outside Italy during that time. The Italian already has experience of working in France having guided Monaco back to Ligue 1 in 2012/13 and then to second place behind Paris Saint-Germain the following season, yet he was still released.

Sports Cavs head into important summer with cloud over GM's future
Author: 0 Cavs head into important summer with cloud over GM's future

If the Los Angeles Lakers hold a pick between No. 2 and No. 5 next season, Boston gets that one. Which pick the Celtics will receive in 2018 or 2019 is a bit complicated. Fultz would join Jahlil Okafor , Joel Embiid and Simmons. It could be that Danny Ainge and company feel that they'll be able to select the player they want even with the third overall pick.

Sports Murray to warm up for Wimbledon at Hurlingham event
Author: 0 Murray to warm up for Wimbledon at Hurlingham event

But although Murray has still been backed to deliver at Wimbledon , with former world No Greg Rusedski arguing that the defeat by Thompson was "blown out of proportion", the Scot has looked far from his best for much of the season. It leaves the men's draw at Wimbledon with something of a retro feel, Federer's challenge perhaps under greatest threat from Rafael Nadal , the 31-year-old French Open champion who could well overtake Murray as world number one if the Briton fails to defend ...

Sports Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho loses dad
Author: 0 Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho loses dad

Benfica, managed by the Special One in 2000, also took to social media to express their condolences. Mourinho Felix battled ill health since the turn of this year, with Jose flying back to Portugal last season to see him. As a player, Mourinho Sr. won the Portuguese Cup on two occasions, and he won the division's second tier on four occasions as a coach. According to reports from Portugal, the funeral will hold on Thursday, June 29.

Sports SpaceX kicks off rocket launch double feature
Author: 0 SpaceX kicks off rocket launch double feature

SpaceX launched the Falcon 9 rocket through low-lying fog at 1:25 pm on June 25 pacific daylight time (PDT) from Vandenberg Air Force Base northwest of Los Angeles . The first stage landed on a SpaceX drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean after what SpaceX cautioned would be a "super challenging" landing attempt due to the high reentry loads for this particular flight profile.

Sports Penguins share Stanley Cup victory with their families
Author: 0 Penguins share Stanley Cup victory with their families

Hornqvist scored the game-winning goal with only 95 seconds left when he batted a puck that had bounced off the end boards out of mid air, off the net and off goaltender Pekka Rinne's back and into the goal. The loss ended the upstart Predators' deepest playoff run in the franchise's 19-year history and one that became the talk of the town far beyond Music City, catfish and all.

Sports Huskies' Markelle Fultz taken No. 1 overall in NBA Draft by 76ers
Author: 0 Huskies' Markelle Fultz taken No. 1 overall in NBA Draft by 76ers

Embiid showed promise in his first National Basketball Association action last season, averaging 20.2 points, 7.8 rebounds, 2.5 blocks and 2.1 assists, but was limited to 31 games due to a meniscus tear in his left knee. Ball became the first high-profile draftee under the regime of new Lakers head of basketball operations Magic Johnson . The Celtics used the No.

Sports Premier League Fixtures: Champions Chelsea Play BurnleyOn Opening Weekend
Author: 0 Premier League Fixtures: Champions Chelsea Play BurnleyOn Opening Weekend

Just as the rate at which casino game players flock to enjoy the several bonuses at StarSpins casino , Arsenal fans and others just can't stop trolling Tottenham after the Terriers appeared on the scene. One would expect the Saints to be unlikely to be challenging for anything at the top of the table but not in too much danger at the bottom either come the end of the season, but if they do have something to play for, their tricky run-in could prove damning.

Sports UFC's Felice Herrig Calls For Poop Mercy On Justine Kish
Author: 0 UFC's Felice Herrig Calls For Poop Mercy On Justine Kish

Felice Herrig won the three round bout by unanimous decision. Despite the embarrassing incident, Kish seems to be keeping up a good attitude. So the fact that Kish got choked so hard that her body involuntarily reacted like that and didn't tap out is definitely something I could never do.

Author: 0 15 held for sedition for celebrating Pak's victory

The India Today website quoted police as saying that the men were charged because of the anti-India slogans and not because they were cheering for Pakistan. A Pakistan-based Youtube channel tZ's RandomVideos have come up with a "no issue lelo tissue" video to counter India's "mauka mauka" chant. "We don't have any previous cases or official complaints on record but those residing in Mohad have told us that this has happened before", he said.

Author: 0 European champion Portugal is not only about Ronaldo

In the end, only one achieved their aim, Portugal easing through to the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup while New Zealand's wait for a win at this tournament stretched to a 12th match. Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo , right, scores his side's first goal on a penalty during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between New Zealand and Portugal, at the St.

Sports Kevin Durant Responds To Cupcake Taunt With New Hat
Author: 0 Kevin Durant Responds To Cupcake Taunt With New Hat

LeBron James started the trend in 2016 , Draymond Green gave it his best shot at the Golden State Warriors' 2017 championship parade and now Kevin Durant has put his name on the list of National Basketball Association stars shouting out the haters via articles of clothing.

Author: 0 Ahman Green jailed on suspicion of child abuse

Online records show Green was booked into the jail Monday. Brown County, Wisconsin prosecutors allege Green struck his 15-year-old daughter in the face during a dispute over household chores. Court records don't list a defense attorney. Green, 40, played 12 seasons in the National Football League, and thrived in Green Bay as an all-purpose back.

Author: 0 Luus, Ismail help South Africa Women pull out tight win against Pakistan

Led by Meg Lanning, the outstanding batsmen in the women's game today, Australia will be looking to win their seventh title in a tournament that now features the world's top eight one-day global sides. Ismail was awarded the player of the match for her all-round performance. "At the moment we are at the bottom of the table so to get into the top four or five teams, that's something we are looking to do in round one".

Author: 0 Saints place Nick Fairley on NFI list with heart condition

Fairley played the past six National Football League seasons with an enlarged heart, a condition diagnosed during a routine physical exam at the National Football League combine prior to the 2011 draft. "The second opinion was a little different, and he's getting a third opinion or he's already gotten a third opinion, we're waiting on that opinion". The Saints' doctors recommended that Fairley see a specialist after he underwent his physical in March.

Sports Dana White Reveals Enticing Details Of McGregor vs
Author: 0 Dana White Reveals Enticing Details Of McGregor vs

Mayweather will be coming out of retirement at age 40 to fight McGregor . UFC Chairman Dana White also expressed his joy with a simple smiley emoji on social media. "I talked to Conor McGregor this morning". And with the fight distributed via Showtime pay-per-view with Mayweather Promotions as the lead promoter, that answer is "probably around £78.4m each".

Sports Cavaliers return to Cleveland after NBA Finals
Author: 0 Cavaliers return to Cleveland after NBA Finals

As good as the team that Cleveland beat was, the latest edition with NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Durant , who averaged 35.2 points and 8.4 rebounds in the finals, is even better. The Warriors won a league-record 14 consecutive games during this year's playoffs and went 16-1 overall in the postseason. The group that recruited Durant in the Hamptons that day last summer has the same philosophy about winning more championships.

Author: 0 Tigers release struggling reliever Francisco Rodriguez

Rodriguez started the season as the Tigers closer but was demoted after many bad outings. According to a report from Major League Baseball insider Jon Heyman , Rodriguez could sign with the Washington Nationals as early as Monday. He signed with the tigers following back to back All Star seasons with the Milwaukee Brewers. While WAR for relief pitchers can be fluky and risky to rely on too much, due to shorter workloads for relievers, it's worth noting that K-Rod has been worth less WAR ...

Sports LaVar Ball makes his first bold prediction for Lonzo's National Basketball Association career
Author: 0 LaVar Ball makes his first bold prediction for Lonzo's National Basketball Association career

Thankfully for his sake, the pitch reached the plate with little drama, although it was a little high and outside to reliever Kenley Jansen , who was wearing a No. With dynamic shooting and scoring, we may see Hart develop nicely alongside Lonzo Ball . Magic Johnson , left, laughs as Los Angeles Lakers draft pick Lonzo Ball tells reporters he hadn't been born when Johnson played for the Lakers.

Sports US Men's National Team roster for Gold Cup released
Author: 0 US Men's National Team roster for Gold Cup released

However, it will need to be done 24 hours prior to the team's opening match. Morrow played in the MLS Cup Final in 2016 after scoring five goals and adding four assists during the regular season for Toronto FC , and the 2012 MLS All-Star has chipped in three goals and one assist from his defensive post during the current campaign as of June 24.