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Sports Whittaker favoured in non-title rematch with Romero for UFC 225
Author: 0 Whittaker favoured in non-title rematch with Romero for UFC 225

ET while the preliminary card will air on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET and the promotion's streaming service, UFC Fight Pass at 6 p.m. ET. The NZ born UFC middleweight champion comforted Yoel Romero and confirmed that their fight is still on after the Cuban missed weight by 90 grams.

Sports Inside The Box Score: 2018 NBA Finals Game 4
Author: 0 Inside The Box Score: 2018 NBA Finals Game 4

Photographer Ezra Shaw has been on the court for all four NBA Finals between the Cavaliers and Warriors , capturing iconic images of LeBron James , Stephen Curry , and countless unforgettable moments. Let's take a closer look at Golden State's Game 4 win with a deep dive into the box score. "I'm telling you what I know". "This year was pretty insane in general with all that we went through with injuries and the struggles throughout the regular season", said Stephen Curry , who ...

Sports Salah responds to Ramos
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Salah conceded that qualifying for the World Cup for the first time in 28 years is an achievement in itself for Egypt. The seven-time African champions will kick off their first World Cup campaign since 2000 with the 16 June match against Uruguay, and will then face hosts Russian Federation on 19 June.

Sports Justify wins Belmont Stakes, captures esteemed Triple Crown
Author: 0 Justify wins Belmont Stakes, captures esteemed Triple Crown

He won with American Pharoah in 2015, ending a 37-year drought. Justify has won the Triple Crown. After NBC analyst Randy Moss watched Justify win that maiden race by 9 ½ lengths - despite a trip that had Baffert fuming at jockey Drayden Van Dyke - he called his colleague, Jerry Bailey, and said he had a new Derby favorite.

Sports Rashford shines as England cruise past Costa Rica
Author: 0 Rashford shines as England cruise past Costa Rica

The key question now for Southgate is whether he opts to play Rashford in attack alongside Harry Kane or whether Raheem Sterling will keep that role. Yet in keeping with his career so far, there was still a feeling that more is to come if his finishing can match the quality of his skill and movement.

Sports Simona Halep Beats Sloane Stephens to Win 2018 French Open Women's Final
Author: 0 Simona Halep Beats Sloane Stephens to Win 2018 French Open Women's Final

Halep became just the second Romanian woman to win a grand slam. Halep has lost six of her last seven final appearances overall and is 0-3 in grand slam final appearances for her career. I think Halep's ability to retrieve balls will keep her in the match but not lead her to a win. "But I will be, I think, more confident, because I have a lot of experience".

Sports Argentina confirm Enzo Perez as Manuel Lanzini's World Cup replacement
Author: 0 Argentina confirm Enzo Perez as Manuel Lanzini's World Cup replacement

The attacking midfielder, who earns £70,000 per week as salary according to The Daily Star , is a very important player, and West Ham will hope that he returns to action as soon as possible. Lanzini has earned four caps to date and scored his first senior global goal in a 2-0 friendly victory over Italy. An injury like this could also see him out for a portion of the EPL season with West Ham .

Sports Stephan Lichtsteiner joins Arsenal on free transfer
Author: 0 Stephan Lichtsteiner joins Arsenal on free transfer

Lichtsteiner will represent Switzerland at this summer's World Cup alongside his new Arsenal teammate Granit Xhaka, where he could win his 100th worldwide cap. The defender admits that taking the Gunners back into the Champions League is his goal as he feels a club of their size deserve to play amongst the elite of Europe.

Sports Sachin Tendulkar's son Arjun included in India U-19 team
Author: 0 Sachin Tendulkar's son Arjun included in India U-19 team

Aashish Kapoor, Gyanendra Pandey and Rakesh Parikh - India Under-19 selectors - named Delhi wicketkeeper-batsman Anuj Rawat as the captain for the four-day squad. Let them play Ranji Trophy . Most of the bowlers above him are spinners with only Ajay Dev Goud (33 wickets) being a genuine all-rounder. "He is a slow medium bowler while Arjun is quick bowler".

Author: 0 French Open weather forecast: Will Rafael Nadal’s semi-final be interrupted?

After dropping the opening set of his first round match he won the next 12. He'll now face Thiem who's arguably been the best player besides Rafael Nadal in the clay court season. "I'm not that young anymore", Thiem had said before his quarter-final match Alexander Zverev. The 33-year old football said that he has a long time to go before he will think about hanging up his boots.

Sports Lars Eller scores Stanley Cup-winning goal for Washington Capitals
Author: 0 Lars Eller scores Stanley Cup-winning goal for Washington Capitals

If you're not a victim, you get up, you dust yourself off and say, 'Screw this. But it is the face he made when roaring with the Cup overhead that will be remembered for all-time. Trotz has no contract for next year and possibly could be heading out the door to some place like Long Island or Minnesota. Vegas Golden Knights fan Bernard Barchie poses ahead of Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final outside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Thursday, June 7, 2018.

Sports On Basketball: Durant shoots down Cavs with long 3 _ again
Author: 0 On Basketball: Durant shoots down Cavs with long 3 _ again

Curry, who broke the NBA Finals record for most three-pointers in a single game in Game 2, went 0 for his first nine three point attempts. Green described it "almost like I was cussing him out". As they've done throughout the playoffs, the Warriors surged in the third quarter, outscoring the Cavaliers 31-23 to take an 83-81 lead into the fourth quarter.

Sports Can Cleveland recover from 0-3 hole?
Author: 0 Can Cleveland recover from 0-3 hole?

In his career, Durant had never made more than one shot from 30 feet out in a game over the 896 career games he'd played in his regular season and postseason combined coming into Wednesday, according to ESPN Stats & Information research. "If you remember in the first quarter, Cleveland was up by 10, KD hits a couple of baskets and pushes it to six". Durant finished with seven assists, 13 rebounds and a playoff career-high 43 points en route to the Warriors' 110-102 victory.

Sports Liverpool agree deal to sign Lyon's Nabil Fekir
Author: 0 Liverpool agree deal to sign Lyon's Nabil Fekir

It had been reported that the Frenchman would complete his move to Anfield before the tournament kicks off in Russian Federation, but Lyon President Jean-Michel Aulas today (Thursday) said that it was far from a done deal. "Not set a base price because we have not discussed this yet". Bayern Munich and Atlético Madrid have also been linked with Fekir, who can operate in a number of forward roles and would in effect be Philippe Coutinho's replacement at Anfield.

Sports LeBron James and Stephen Curry Agree in Stance Against Donald Trump
Author: 0 LeBron James and Stephen Curry Agree in Stance Against Donald Trump

Cavaliers basketball player LeBron James on Tuesday expressed support for Eagles NFL players who were disinvited from a White House event after many threatened not to attend . "I know no matter who wins this series no one wants an invite anyway". The Warriors and Cavaliers face off Wednesday night in Game 3 of the Finals in Cleveland.

Sports Melania Trump back in public eye after 'little rough patch'
Author: 0 Melania Trump back in public eye after 'little rough patch'

Unfortunately, there were a bunch of people online who did not care. The topic, coming the day after his team was supposed to have celebrated its Super Bowl championship at the White House , was one Coach Doug Pederson got the chance to address Wednesday.

Sports Washington Capitals on verge of Stanley Cup after blowing out Golden Knights
Author: 0 Washington Capitals on verge of Stanley Cup after blowing out Golden Knights

He seems to sense that this may be a once-in-a-lifetime chance, and he doesn't appear to want to waste it. "Not the way you wanted to start your morning", he said . Washington set the tone early by blocking 15 shots in the first period, but that can not stop Vegas from playing aggressive and getting off quality shots.

Sports I could barely move - Zverev considered retiring in Thiem thrashing
Author: 0 I could barely move - Zverev considered retiring in Thiem thrashing

Before this year's tournament, Cecchinato had never won a Grand Slam match. She will now face compatriot Sloane Stephens for a place in the final. "I am very pi**ed off about it", he smiled. I love these conditions; it was the first time for me on Court Philippe Chatrier not playing against Rafa, so I could enjoy the court". Djokovic, who came to Paris with his lowest seeding since 2006 after a hard past 12 months in which he has dealt with an elbow injury, had begun to look like his ...

Sports French Open 2018: Simona Halep beats Garbine Muguruza to reach final
Author: 0 French Open 2018: Simona Halep beats Garbine Muguruza to reach final

It will be the third time Halep has contested the final at Roland Garros having lost the 2014 final to Maria Sharapova and last year's final to Jelena Ostapenko . Muguruza, the 2016 French Open champion, was world number one for four weeks from September 11 to October 8 past year. In the first set, Halep had 30 unforced errors.

Sports Capitals vs. Golden Knights, Game 5
Author: 0 Capitals vs. Golden Knights, Game 5

Smith-Pelly tied the game 3-3 at 9:52 of the third period when he stopped Brooks Orpik's point shot with his skate and slide his seventh goal of the playoffs beyond an outstretched Fleury. Using a quiet soundtrack that builds to a loud crescendo, the video captures the DC area and the Capitals game experience while using clips of the team's players and coaches from when they were young and showing how they've matured to now.

Sports Vegas' Miller breaks nose late in Game 4 rout
Author: 0 Vegas' Miller breaks nose late in Game 4 rout

One of the benefits for athletes playing in major metropolitan areas is the existence of mass transit to get them to the games if they don't feel like making the drive to the arena. The Caps went up 4-0 on a John Carlson goal 15:23 into the second period. Vegas' Brayden McNabb took a penalty just 11 seconds later, and Ovechkin set up in his customary spot in the left faceoff circle to put Nicklas Backstrom's cross-ice pass into a sliver of open net.

Sports Portugal must be realistic at World Cup, says captain Cristiano Ronaldo
Author: 0 Portugal must be realistic at World Cup, says captain Cristiano Ronaldo

The five-time Ballon d'Or victor was given time off after helping Real Madrid lift the Champions League trophy for the third consecutive season - and fourth time in five years - following a 3-1 win over Liverpool on May 26 in Kiev. With the Real Madrid superstar now 33, the upcoming tournament in Russian Federation is likely to be his final chance at winning a World Cup while at the peak of his career.

Sports Durant's heroics power Warriors to brink of National Basketball Association crown
Author: 0 Durant's heroics power Warriors to brink of National Basketball Association crown

All 13 of the previous teams to go up 3-0 in the NBA Finals went on to win; eight of them in sweeps. James and Kevin Love looked stunned by Durant's shot and sounded resigned during their postgame news conferences. They play free, without much angst when things don't go well, adding to what James called "the level of stress" for opponents. "I want to beat him, but he's just a motherfucker".

Sports Real Madrid's Isco hopes Cristiano Ronaldo stays amid reports of contract dispute
Author: 0 Real Madrid's Isco hopes Cristiano Ronaldo stays amid reports of contract dispute

As a five-time Champions League victor who virtually guarantees goals in big games, Ronaldo would be a massive loss to Real's hopes of winning the trophy for an unprecedented fourth year running. "Watching Mo Salah since then has been awesome", he added."He can do well in the World Cup , too - it all depends on how far his team can go". A man who scored the winning goal in the 2010 World Cup final after starring during the game - he was named Man of the Match - as well as the ...

Sports Manchester United Fans React As Fred Joins Red Devils
Author: 0 Manchester United Fans React As Fred Joins Red Devils

The newspaper says United have agreed a deal worth around £52m including various performance-based add ons and Fred was all-set to be unveiled as their first major signing of the summer. In 2015, he tested positive for the banned substance hydrochlorothiazide while representing Brazil in the Copa America. Michael Carrick's retirement has only heightened the need for another commanding midfield presence.

Sports Unai Emery has spoken to Man United star about Arsenal move
Author: 0 Unai Emery has spoken to Man United star about Arsenal move

Although Barca already have plenty of options in attack, with Messi and Luis Suarez complemented by Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele , the Argentina global told Mundo Deportivo he was sure he and Griezmann would hit it off on the pitch, and that Barca boss Ernesto Valverde would find a solution to the possible selection puzzle.

Sports Tristan Thompson Walks Out Of Interview After Question About Steph Curry
Author: 0 Tristan Thompson Walks Out Of Interview After Question About Steph Curry

James was his typical brilliant self but was unable to match the 51-point scoring he had in the opener as the Warriors made a stronger effort to pick him up quicker to make him work for everything. "We still have to have that enthusiasm, trust and belief that we can get this thing done". "It's not surprising", Kerr said. After the differing disasters for them in the first two games, Game 3 may just be the start of these finals.

Sports Cavaliers let chances slip away _ again _ in NBA Finals
Author: 0 Cavaliers let chances slip away _ again _ in NBA Finals

All of these events were downright ideal for the Cleveland Cavaliers: Stephen Curry's shooting game was very bad for most of the night, Klay Thompson's wasn't much better, the Cavs led by as many as 13 in the first half and some non-producers from the first two games of these NBA Finals were starting to finally give LeBron James the contributions he's craved.

Sports IN IMAGES: Nadal's 16-0 streak vs. old buddy Gasquet
Author: 0 IN IMAGES: Nadal's 16-0 streak vs. old buddy Gasquet

Nadal has been his usual unstoppable self at Roland-Garros so far, sweeping aside both Simone Bolelli and Guido Pella in straight sets despite both those opponents giving good accounts of themselves. All I know is about me. I think this is a match where Gasquet can win sets and keep it competitive, but he has to do something different. "Of course I have won a lot, and it can maybe influence my opponents".

Sports World Cup hosts Russia extend winless streak
Author: 0 World Cup hosts Russia extend winless streak

Following a series of hints and speculations, Saudi Arabia has officially voiced its support for the North American bid to host the Federation Internationale de Football Association 2026 World Cup . Ronaldo, Messi and Neymar were the top three players in the USA and the United Kingdom, while Neymar, Ronaldo and Paulinho were most popular in Brazil, and Kylian Mbappé, Neymar and Ronaldo were most popular in France.

Sports Nigeria World Cup kit drives fans wild ahead of England friendly
Author: 0 Nigeria World Cup kit drives fans wild ahead of England friendly

Long queues of fans had also lined up outside Nike's physical stores in the UK. That's what the World Cup is all about at the end of the day, isn't it? Check out how your faves styled their Super Eagles kit! The kit has been the subject of a lot of attention ever since it was unveiled in February.

Sports Watch, stream as Justify gets post for Triple Crown bid
Author: 0 Watch, stream as Justify gets post for Triple Crown bid

The chestnut son of Scat Daddy needs a victory in the 1-1/2 mile race to become the 13th Triple Crown victor and first since American Pharoah in 2015 to win the Kentucky Derby , Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes . Bravazo was sixth in the Derby and came running late to finish a half-length behind Justify in the Preakness. Here's how you can watch the draw for the Belmont Stakes .

Sports England vs Nigeria 2 - 1 June 02 2018 World Cup Friendlies
Author: 0 England vs Nigeria 2 - 1 June 02 2018 World Cup Friendlies

Southgate said: "I don't think anybody gets to be a top player without having resilience and that is developed in different moments of your career. When the gaffer told me, I was just really pleased for Harry and he is a fantastic player". They have to keep working, not satisfied with the level we're at, and keep improving". England's Raheem Sterling speaks during the media day at St George's Park, Burton.

Sports Muguruza thrashes Sharapova to reach French Open semi-finals
Author: 0 Muguruza thrashes Sharapova to reach French Open semi-finals

In Thursday's other semi-final, US Open champion Sloane Stephens will take on fellow American and close friend Madison Keys who she beat 6-3, 6-0 in the final in NY last September. Nadal was broken three times and lost the opening set of his quarterfinal Wednesday against 11th-seeded Diego Schwartzman of Argentina by a score of 6-4.

Sports Palestinians thank Argentina for calling off soccer match in Jerusalem
Author: 0 Palestinians thank Argentina for calling off soccer match in Jerusalem

It has also been claimed that several Argentina players were uneasy about travelling to Israel for the game before its cancellation . There was no official statement from the Israeli football association. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Argentine President Mauricio Macri and urged him to intervene, to no avail, on Tuesday. Alon Liel, a former director-general of Israel's Foreign Ministry, saw the dustup as fallout from the embassy move.

Sports Basketball: Warriors ready for road test while Cavs confident in NBA Finals
Author: 0 Basketball: Warriors ready for road test while Cavs confident in NBA Finals

Golden State has dominated Cleveland over the last two seasons, having gone 9-2 straight up and 7-4 against the spread. James said people should not forget the championship season the Eagles had because of the situation with Trump. Chances are Durant is going to be back with the Warriors next season, but Andrew Sharp has some interesting points about why he should maybe think about leaving.

Sports Rafael Nadal trails Diego Schwartzman before rain ends play at French Open
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal trails Diego Schwartzman before rain ends play at French Open

Top seed Halep will take on either German 12th seed Angelique Kerber or Caroline Garcia, the seventh-seeded Frenchwoman who made the last-eight in 2017. They will return on Thursday morning. However, when the players came back on after a delay of nearly an hour Nadal immediately broke back to level the second set.

Sports Rain plays havoc at U.S. Women’s Open
Author: 0 Rain plays havoc at U.S. Women’s Open

South Korean-born Su-Hyun Oh, who moved to Australia at the age of eight, shot a 68 and is third. "I felt really good and kept my nerves under control, but I think the nerves showed up in my putting", she said . Jutanugarn was far from flawless but kept her card clean by saving par at the picturesque par-three fifth by sinking a six-foot putt. Duane was speaking after his 33-year-old wife carded a second straight 67 to leave the field in her dust in the second round at Shoal Creek.

Sports Nabil Fekir's agent breaks silence on reported imminent move to Liverpool
Author: 0 Nabil Fekir's agent breaks silence on reported imminent move to Liverpool

The Reds are believed to be in the driving seat to sign the Lyon midfielder and it was claimed that Fekir was set to travel to Merseyside on Sunday for talks with the Premier League side. Speaking about the recent speculation linking Fekir with a move to Liverpool , the player's agent said, "I did not leave Marseille (this weekend)".