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Sports Ringside seats for Mayweather-McGregor fight selling for almost $100000
Author: 0 Ringside seats for Mayweather-McGregor fight selling for almost $100000

In an NBC Sports interview with Helen Yee on Thursday, Mayweather Sr. claimed his son Mayweather Sr. would defeat McGregor and do damage physically. For all his skill, Mayweather is now 40 years old, and as such, many expect a slower, more fragile version of the undefeated boxer to show up on fight night.

Sports Mavs, Nowitzki agree on 2-year, $10 million deal
Author: 0 Mavs, Nowitzki agree on 2-year, $10 million deal

Nowitzki surpassing the 30,000-point milestone in a March 7 home win over the Los Angeles Lakers was the highlight of Dallas' disappointing season. Nowitzki and the Mavericks have agreed on a two-year, $10 million contract that carries a team option in the second season, a person with knowledge of the deal said Thursday on condition of anonymity because a deal hasn't been announced.

Sports Betting suspended on Wayne Rooney to Everton
Author: 0 Betting suspended on Wayne Rooney to Everton

If he can had a good season with his potential new club, under a manger who is becoming one of the league's very best, the signing of Rooney can only be a positive thing for both him and club, and if he has a strong season, potentially country.

Sports Bethanie Mattek-Sands Suffers Brutal Leg Injury At Wimbledon
Author: 0 Bethanie Mattek-Sands Suffers Brutal Leg Injury At Wimbledon

Bethanie Mattek-Sands sustained a sickening injury at Wimbledon and had to be taken to hospital on a stretcher. Mattek-Sands was walking towards the net when she set her feet and apparently slipped. Over 2015 and 2016, Mattek-Sands compiled a 37-36 record in such matches. Pliskova, who entered the tournament with a chance to take over the No.

Sports Alex Wood dominant in Dodgers' win Wednesday night
Author: 0 Alex Wood dominant in Dodgers' win Wednesday night

Allowing one run into the six innings, Godley was right around the plate and picked up critical strike outs at important times. Wood then retired Chris Owings on a liner to center and Lamb fanned to end the frame. The Arizona Diamondbacks lost five of their last eight games when scoring three or less runs. The first-place Dodgers moved 4 1/2 games in front of the Diamondbacks in the NL West standings with their 22nd win the past 26 games and fifth shutout since June 20.

Sports Austria GP will show if Hamilton-Vettel rift has healed
Author: 0 Austria GP will show if Hamilton-Vettel rift has healed

The FIA chose to look into the incident after the race but cleared Vettel of further punishment on Monday after a meeting in Paris in which the four-time world champion apologised and took full responsibility for what had happened. "I think we've seen it many times, I've seen it". I think it is my right, our right, to keep this between us. "But it's nice to hear we can move forward".

Sports Chicago Cubs recall Kyle Schwarber
Author: 0 Chicago Cubs recall Kyle Schwarber

Schwarber was 12 for 35 (.343) with four home runs and nine RBIs with Iowa, and while his 12 strikeouts in 44 plate appearances aren't ideal, the Cubs know whiffs are part of the package with Schwarber. "Right now, based on what he's doing and Jon Jay has ascended up there with the best on-base percentage, and I think Willie (Contreras) is OK against left-handers", Maddon said.

Sports Sports court CAS rejects Sagan's appeal of Tour disqualification
Author: 0 Sports court CAS rejects Sagan's appeal of Tour disqualification

The team insisted that Sagan "did not cause, let alone deliberately, the fall of Mark Cavendish ". Sagan was initially docked 30 seconds from GC and 80 points from the green jersey standings, but the Tour de France race jury later chose to expel the Slovakian from the race.

Sports Washington leads U.S. into FIBA World Cup Quarterfinals over Mali
Author: 0 Washington leads U.S. into FIBA World Cup Quarterfinals over Mali

The rising sophomore from Snellville, Ga., scored six points with three rebounds and three assists in just 11 minutes Wednesday in USA's 117-69 victory over Mali. Washington was 9-for-12 from the field and also added eight rebounds and three assists while playing only 18 minutes. The medal semifinals will be held Saturday, and the gold and bronze medal games on Sunday.

Sports Barcelona Extend Lionel Messi Contract Until 2021
Author: 0 Barcelona Extend Lionel Messi Contract Until 2021

Sources told ESPN that Messi's release clause will rise to $340 million. "The club is very happy with both the renewal and the commitment of Messi, the best player in history". However, despite enjoying such unprecedented success with the club throughout his senior career, his future at Camp Nou started getting mired in uncertainty as his contract was set to expire in the summer of 2018.

Sports Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal cruise
Author: 0 Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal cruise

Slovenia-born world No58 Bedene, meanwhile, navigated the second round at Wimbledon for the first time in his career by dispatching Bosnia's Damir Dzumhur 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3. He then added: "But for a serve/volleyer to do really well at a tournament like Wimbledon you need to serve and volley for 36 months straight to get the feel for it, to get the rhythm.

Sports Manchester United target set to be offloaded by Real Madrid
Author: 0 Manchester United target set to be offloaded by Real Madrid

Mbappe is now the hottest young property in European football after his scintillating performances in Monaco's stunning Ligue 1 victory and their run in the Champions League. I'm a Newcastle fan, but I couldn't think of anything worse than supporting Arsenal . "Every manager in the world wants to keep his best players, but it's not always possible".

Sports Richard Jefferson not retiring, will play next season
Author: 0 Richard Jefferson not retiring, will play next season

Jefferson had previously said on another podcast last month that he wasn't sure about his future plans. Now headed back to the defending Eastern Conference champions, Jefferson figures to maintain a grip on the supplementary role he's played each of the past two years.

Sports Kevin Durant agrees to a two year, $53 million deal
Author: 0 Kevin Durant agrees to a two year, $53 million deal

Kevin Durant seems to be all about winning at this stage of his career, and he's proving that with his willingness to take less money to re-sign with the Golden State Warriors . Regardless, it looks like the NBA's competitive balance, or lack thereof, will continue to be a topic going forward. Durant even wanted to take a larger discount so that the team could go after Rudy Gay after Iguodala left the team, but these salaries are just getting out of hand.

Sports Chappells disagree on cricket pay saga
Author: 0 Chappells disagree on cricket pay saga

Finch, who will travel to England to play for English County Surrey in the NatWest T20 Blast tweeted a goodbye message before leaving the country: "Off to London". ACA repeated its call for CA to attend meditation - a move the governing body has rejected. CA refuse to attend mediation or offer any genuine flexibility in the MOU negotiations .

Sports Wawrinka crashes out of Wimbledon on day one
Author: 0 Wawrinka crashes out of Wimbledon on day one

Didnt even make it out of the first round. Going into Wimbledon, he'll take great confidence from the fact that there he has almost made it to the final when not at his best, and grass is an even better surface for him, his best surface in fact.

Sports Terry Francona out for Padres-Indians game after being hospitalized
Author: 0 Terry Francona out for Padres-Indians game after being hospitalized

Indians president Chris Antonetti will provide an update on Francona before the game. Antonetti didn't know if he would spend the night at the hospital or when he would resume his managerial duties. He was fitted with a heart monitor last week and said at the time doctors had ruled out any serious health issues. "I'm glad the doctors checked him out and we'll move down the road".

Author: 0 UFC 213: Inside the Octagon - Amanda Nunes vs Valentina Shevchenko 2

Both were trying to make their way up the bantamweight ladder when their paths crossed at UFC 196 . Well, Nunes has a track record of being the instigator of the action in a fight. More likely, the Kyrgyzstani "Bullet" will end up using however numerous last three rounds she needs to put away an exhausted Nunes. After two minutes of feeling each other out and fending off a couple takedown attempts, Nunes planted a clean right hand on Tate's jaw that straightened the champion up and ...

Sports HMRC wins Rangers 'big tax case' ruling
Author: 0 HMRC wins Rangers 'big tax case' ruling

The Supreme Court said that the key question was whether remuneration was taxable as earnings when paid to a third party in cases where the employee "had no prior entitlement to receive it himself". "Further advice and guidance will be provided to creditors in due course", he said. However, other creditors of the old company will see their payouts cut.

Sports Murray, Nadal cruise into Wimbledon Rd 3
Author: 0 Murray, Nadal cruise into Wimbledon Rd 3

At 4-1 up, Konta picked the flawless moment to serve her first ace of the match, leaving her one match from victory but she squandered two match points - nerves, perhaps, a factor again - allowing Hsiesh to recover to take the game to deuce and hold with a forehand victor.

Sports Oilers' Connor McDavid expected to sign long-term deal
Author: 0 Oilers' Connor McDavid expected to sign long-term deal

The Edmonton Oilers paid a huge price to lock up superstar captain Connor McDavid, but it could have been even higher. Initial reports put the possible value of the contract at $106 million, which would have been an average annual value of $13.25 million.

Sports Knicks Among At Least 3 Teams Showing Interest In Dion Waiters
Author: 0 Knicks Among At Least 3 Teams Showing Interest In Dion Waiters

And he played a big role during Miami's 30-11 finish to the regular season, averaging 18.4 points on 46.7 percent shooting to go with 3.6 rebounds and 4.8 assists over the final 41 games. We may find out soon, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN . Waiters had reportedly narrowed his decision down to the Heat, New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers before he eventually chose to stay in Miami .

Sports Dak Prescott Accused Of Using Autograph Machine
Author: 0 Dak Prescott Accused Of Using Autograph Machine

Giants quarterback Eli Manning is not the only NFC East signal caller battling fake memorabilia allegations. Dak Prescott has been viewed as flawless off the field since joining the Dallas Cowboys . "I immediately knew it was autopen", Grad said. A company which authenticates signatures has refused to verify the authenticity of the signatures.

Sports EU Penalty For Apple's 'Illegal' Tax Benefit Prompts US Intervention
Author: 0 EU Penalty For Apple's 'Illegal' Tax Benefit Prompts US Intervention

EU's ruling, as evidenced by the record tax demand, said Apple entered into an abnormally favourable contractual agreement from the Irish government which ended up as illegitimate subsidizations. The general court is expected to hear the case sometime in 2018. Apple officials claim they are a convenient target for the European Union, and allege the commission used an absurd theory to come up with the punitive figure.

Sports Lavar Ball And His Family Are Getting A TV Show
Author: 0 Lavar Ball And His Family Are Getting A TV Show

The second show isn't named yet but is a reality series starring LaVar Ball and his family. Embiid blasted Lonzo Ball's pops after his June 29 appearance on 97.5 The Fanatic, where Ball made comments about the priorities the young Philadelphia 76ers should have this upcoming season.

Sports McIlroy hands Twitter to wife after Elkington spat
Author: 0 McIlroy hands Twitter to wife after Elkington spat

After McIlroy missed the cut by four shots at the U.S. Open last month, Elkington, a former U.S. PGA champion, tweeted that the Northern Irishman was "bored" of playing golf because he had plenty of money in the bank. "The Irish Open is a title I've wanted to win since I was a young boy, and to realise that dream a year ago was very special". "And then Quail Hollow for the PGA, I've won there two times, my first win on the PGA Tour and last time I won by seven".

Sports Cowboys linebacker arrested, charged with aggravated assault
Author: 0 Cowboys linebacker arrested, charged with aggravated assault

There was an FC Dallas game and fireworks show at the stadium at the time but police would not elaborate on what happened. After being booked into the Frisco detention center, Wilson was released on $10,000 bail for each of two counts. Sports Illustrated reports he played in all 16 games last season. Wilson has already posted his $20,000 bond. Wilson might best be known for an incident past year, in which he was shot in the eye with a paintball gun.

Sports Orthodox Jewish MMA fighter shot dead in Florida home
Author: 0 Orthodox Jewish MMA fighter shot dead in Florida home

Luciana Silva said 25 year-old Aaron Rajman stopped to say hello to her children before walking into his home next-door Monday night. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said the shooting took place after several men entered the home.

Sports Dan Martin second on stage five of the Tour de France
Author: 0 Dan Martin second on stage five of the Tour de France

Fabio Aru produced a superb solo climb to take the win in Stage 5 at the Tour de France on Thursday (AEST) as Chris Froome claimed the yellow jersey - but Australia's Richie Porte remains within striking distance after a fourth-place finish.

Sports Real Announce First Signing
Author: 0 Real Announce First Signing

Real Madrid have officially announced their first signing, who joins the club from rivals Atletico Madrid , of the transfer window, and also confirmed their next departure. " Theo Hernandez made the pre-season 2016-17 under Diego Pablo Simeone, playing two friendly matches against Numancia and Melbourne Victory, but never made an official debut with the first team".

Sports Wimbledon Day 3 | Azarenka cruises to date with Watson
Author: 0 Wimbledon Day 3 | Azarenka cruises to date with Watson

Former world number one Azarenka, playing her first Grand Slam tournament since giving birth to first child Leo in December, knocked out Russian 15th seed Elena Vesnina . Vesnina would rue her missed opportunities as she was broken to love after being unable to find her first serves, allowing her nemesis to take a lead of a set and a break.

Sports Konta, Watson keep British hopes alive
Author: 0 Konta, Watson keep British hopes alive

Konta, seeded sixth, is in the third round at the All England Club for the first time in six appearances. Revenge was sweet for Johanna Konta as she dominated Hsieh Su-Wei in a 6-2, 6-2 win at Wimbledon . 2. She doesn't give you much rhythm. I'm definitely going into the match knowing that she will be playing very comfortably on the surface, and she will definitely look to make things hard for me.

Sports Ogunode leads Qatar's challenge at Asian Athletics Championships
Author: 0 Ogunode leads Qatar's challenge at Asian Athletics Championships

The athletes will include a six-member Pakistan team which has been finally issued visa, a development which has been welcomed by the Athletics Federation of India. The temple city of Bhubaneswar is ready for the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships 2017 which is going to be the largest sporting event in Odisha's history with over 800 athletes from 45 countries participating in it.

Sports AFL diversity manager Ali Fahour banned for life
Author: 0 AFL diversity manager Ali Fahour banned for life

This new footage obtained by The Herald Sun , shows the AFL executive striking an opponent behind play during a West Preston Lakeside and Macleod game in the third round of 2017. The AFL is expected to comment on the case after the league's executive meeting on Thursday. Fahour spoke at the hearing and afterward expressed his love for the game.

Sports He is in London to undergo a medical
Author: 0 He is in London to undergo a medical

However, despite all of the speculation, the Blues are yet to confirm their second summer signing, with Willy Caballero the only new arrival at Stamford Bridge so far this summer. They have looked at Kostas Manolas, Leonardo Bonucci, Jerome Boateng and Virgil Van Dijk, but Rudiger will become Conte's first significant signing as a Premier League champion.

Sports Pacquiao backs call for WBO review of his loss to Horn
Author: 0 Pacquiao backs call for WBO review of his loss to Horn

Manny Pacquiao has backed a call asking the World Boxing Organisation ( WBO ) to review the controversial points decision that saw Australia's Jeff Horn capture the Filipino great's welterweight world title in Brisbane on Sunday. The WBO tweeted earlier on Wednesday: "The discretion of a referee or judge can not be reversed, except in a case of fraud or violation of laws which is not the case in Pac vs Horn".

Sports Chris Gayle returns to Windies side for T20I against India
Author: 0 Chris Gayle returns to Windies side for T20I against India

Gayle would surely make the best use of this opportunity to prove his worth amid added advantage that he will mark his return on his home ground. Chris Gayle has remained a sporadic presence in West Indies squad . Gayle came into the squad in place of Lendl Simmons who did not performed up to the expectations in their last T20 series 3-matches against Afghanistan.

Sports Liverpool make Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain enquiry
Author: 0 Liverpool make Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain enquiry

It is said that Arsenal have shrugged off the attention, but it is claimed that they might have to resign themselves to losing the player this summer. An impressive season from Oxlade-Chamberlain at the Emirates hasn't gone unnoticed by the Premier League elites. The England worldwide started just sixteen Premier League games last season while he has only bettered that tally once since arriving at the North London club six years ago.