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Sports DC Sets 'Wonder Woman Day' Celebration for June 3
Author: 0 DC Sets 'Wonder Woman Day' Celebration for June 3

DC will partner with outlets including Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, Walmart, Costco and Amazon for exclusive in-store and digital promotions, while Warner Bros. Join the celebration on June 3 and share on social media using #WonderWomanDay . We have yet to watch Gal Gadot totally bust her chops in Wonder Woman and there already are whispers of a sequel in the works.

Sports Belt homers again as Giants stay hot, beat Dodgers 2-1
Author: 0 Belt homers again as Giants stay hot, beat Dodgers 2-1

The Giants ran off eight unanswered runs, including a four-run fourth inning off McCarthy in which the proverbial wheels fell off for the Dodgers . Martin Maldonado homered in the seventh inning. Diamondbacks 5, Mets 4: Yasmany Tomas homered against reeling NY again and Zack Greinke (5-2) pitched Arizona to a victory.

Sports Cornerback Jason McCourty to join Cleveland Browns
Author: 0 Cornerback Jason McCourty to join Cleveland Browns

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that McCourty met with Browns coaches and front office executives on Monday and was planning to take a physical with the team on Tuesday. McCourty was the Titans' longest-tenured player and a captain. Last season, the Browns ranked near the bottom of the National Football League in several statistical categories, most notably points, yards and rushing yards allowed.

Sports Outfielder Ian Happ called up by Cubs, makes majors debut
Author: 0 Outfielder Ian Happ called up by Cubs, makes majors debut

Happ, 22, wasted no time making his presence felt, delivering a two-run homer in the seventh inning for his first major league hit in Chicago's 5-3 loss. As they meandered to a 17-17 start, the defending champs have lacked the consistent starting of a contender. What a great way to start out this series.

Author: 0 Cahill counts on past lessons to help Chelsea defend title

Antonio Conte says he is not just content with Chelsea's Premier League title victory last week and has set his sights on another piece of history. The Premier League champions celebrated their title in front of their fans by serving up a game that was littered with goals , gaffes and a farewell from a great.

Sports Windies to host India limited-overs tour
Author: 0 Windies to host India limited-overs tour

West Indies failed to make the cut for Champions Trophy in England and Wales which features only top eight one-day teams. The final ODI along with the sole T20I will take place in Jamaica at the Sabina Park. India's cricket board dropped a $42 million damages claim against the West Indies over an abandoned tour in 2014. West Indies have done themselves no favours this year, whitewashed 3-0 by England last March and beaten 2-1 by Pakistan last month.

Author: 0 The Philippines: Duterte pleased with China accord to hurry investment

We avoid violence and we avoid war because frankly, we can not afford it, and China can not afford it also at this time. Member states, 10 of them, including the Philippines , could also be expected to toe the Duterte line to please China, a generous aid donor and investor in numerous Asean countries.

Sports Renfroe's 2-run homer in 10th gives Padres 6-5 win
Author: 0 Renfroe's 2-run homer in 10th gives Padres 6-5 win

Joe Musgrove (3-3) allowed one run in 5 2/3 innings for the Astros (27-12), who climbed 15 games above.500 for the first time since 2005. Richard yielded a lone run over seven strong innings Thursday but settled for a no-decision against the Rangers.

Author: 0 No French Open wildcard for Sharapova

Having been banned from the sport for 15 months after testing positive for meldonium at the Australian Open in 2016, she has now returned to tennis and enjoyed a rapid rise up the rankings. "Some say she shouldn't get it, others say she served her time", tournament director Guy Forget told the BBC. "Nobody can deprive her of her two titles at Roland Garros, but today I can't grant her the wild card requested", Guidicelli said on Facebook Live.

Sports Schwarber, Rizzo HR, Cubs top Reds 9-5; Maddon's 1000th win
Author: 0 Schwarber, Rizzo HR, Cubs top Reds 9-5; Maddon's 1000th win

The Cubs (19-19) had dropped seven of nine, including four of their last six at division leaders Colorado and St. Louis. Schwarber's continued trouble in the leadoff spot and the shaky performance so far by the rotation had created some angst for a fan base expecting more of the same after Chicago's drought-busting crown past year, but no one seemed a bit anxious around the team.

Sports Sundar, Dhoni steer Pune Supergiant to IPL 2017 final
Author: 0 Sundar, Dhoni steer Pune Supergiant to IPL 2017 final

The four teams that have manage to go through the battle and find a place in play-off's are Mumbai Indians, Pune Supergiant, Hyderabad and KKR. Jubilant MI won 2 titles- IPL6 and IPL8 and the team had also been runner-up in IPL3. For the first 15 balls, his strike rate was well under 100 despite a six. Faf Du Plessis, who would have been a good option at this point, has also left to join up with the South Africa squad along with Imran Tahir, who like Stokes, has been vital to the RPS cause ...

Sports Supreme Kim sees off Poulter challenge
Author: 0 Supreme Kim sees off Poulter challenge

Not once did you hear about Si Woo Kim as a potential victor at the PGA Tour's "fifth" major. "While I was practicing with [Choi], he taught me about the course at the Stadium", said Kim. "He's gone clean out there today, which is extremely impressive under that pressure". "If you are on your game and playing well, that's the things you do", said Oosthuizen.

Sports Eliud Kipchoge runs fastest marathon, fails to break two-hour mark
Author: 0 Eliud Kipchoge runs fastest marathon, fails to break two-hour mark

The flat Monza course had far fewer bends than big city marathon courses such as London and NY, meaning that the athletes weren't having to occasionally check their stride going around corners. "With the race I felt good", he told Nike's #Breaking2 LIVE Twitter feed. "I want to see it done under the circumstances marathoners usually run in without any ergogenic aids", he said.

Author: 0 Penguins knot series with 1-0 Game 2 victory over Senators

Of all the wins this season, Monday's may be the most remarkable, if only for who was left on the ice to celebrate. More getting under the Penguins' skin. Ottawa coach Guy Boucher, perhaps more than his players, endorsed a sustained shortage of goals going forward. Ross: That they don't have to go 22 minutes between shots on goal? If we get into an offensive contest, well, we can give them the series right now.

Author: 0 Man United legend David Beckham posts awesome tribute to White Hart Lane

The result means that Spurs have confirmed a second-place Premier League finish and are unbeaten at home this season. As so often this season it was Eriksen's killer delivery that led to Tottenham's second goal - his wickedly curling free kick into the danger area touched home brilliantly by Kane with an outstretched leg.

Author: 0 Harden Missing; Leonard-less Spurs Rout Rockets, Win Series 4-2

It's also going to be much harder to do against the Warriors. Green sank 4 of 8 shots from beyond the arc. "We understand that the team we're now facing is the most unsafe team in the league with a lot of weapons", Pau Gasol said. The thing is, Durant has had success against Leonard in the past. End of 3rd quarter update: Spurs lead Warriors 90-81. Following the clincher in Houston , as celebrations echoed throughout the Alamo City, the focus shifted to the Warriors for Spurs ...

Sports The New York Yankees retire Derek Jeter's No. 2
Author: 0 The New York Yankees retire Derek Jeter's No. 2

No. 2 is the 21st number retired by the franchise and is the final single digit to be honored by the Yankees. With a full count, Springer deposited the Masahiro Tanaka offering into none other than Monument Park and the newly mounted Jeter display plaque.

Author: 0 Madrid done rotating players as it goes for Spanish title

The result saw Barcelona stay atop the La Liga table on head-to-head record, but Real Madrid maintain their vital game in hand. Its latest game in the European competition was against Atletico Madrid in the semifinals last week, when it advanced to the final on June 3.

Sports Rafael Nadal sets up semifinal showdown against Novak Djokovic — Madrid Open
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal sets up semifinal showdown against Novak Djokovic — Madrid Open

That set the tone for what proved to be the final set, Nadal providing answers for anything Goffin had to throw at him, and posing questions the world number 10 could not answer. Dimitrov will have to wait a little longer to try to regain that status, and perhaps that will come on his favoured grass, where he made headlines nearly a decade back by winning the junior Wimbledon title.

Sports Hull relegated, Crystal Palace secures Premier League status
Author: 0 Hull relegated, Crystal Palace secures Premier League status

He'll now go away and talk to the powers that be to determine what happens next, the Portuguese feels it's more important to analyse what went wrong before anything else. "When you prepare for a final and you give one goal away in the first minutes, it's very hard". Palace have 38 points and face Hull City at Selhurst Park in a crucial match on Sunday.

Author: 0 Boston Celtics: Eastern Conference Finals game times and TV information vs. Cavaliers

Maybe not. But neither is a Washington team that pulled out a one-point win in Friday's Game 6, becoming the first home team to stave off elimination on its home floor this postseason. Both teams came out a bit tight and tentative in the first few minutes minutes. In the second quarter, Wall scored eight points and Beal nine to help the Wizards take a two-point lead into halftime.

Sports Walter Mazzarri ignore speculation at Watford as he looks to the future
Author: 0 Walter Mazzarri ignore speculation at Watford as he looks to the future

He told Sky Sports on the champions of 2004-05: "It was probably the hardest team I ever played against, 15 goals conceded". "It depends if the right offer comes... "I know sometimes players always want to play but I understand why I'm not playing much". He added: "I think for me, I never wanted to be that player just kind hanging about that people couldn't wait to get rid of or stopping to progress of a younger player coming through.

Author: 0 Iwobi returns as Arsenal beat Sunderland

It is a huge ask but all the indications are that he still believes absolutely in his abilities to meet that challenge. It will be a different season because they will have to play Saturday-Wednesday-Saturday due to Champions League matches.

Sports LaVar Ball tells story of how Lonzo learned his mother had stroke
Author: 0 LaVar Ball tells story of how Lonzo learned his mother had stroke

Lonzo said he sees his mother four or five times a week and her condition is improving. There is no doubt a lot of drama surrounding the lottery, so to get things going in the right direction, get your popcorn and Twitter ready as the fate of the National Basketball Association will be decided tonight! "Here's what I tell my boys", LaVar said.

Sports Maria Sharapova denied wildcard entry to French Open
Author: 0 Maria Sharapova denied wildcard entry to French Open

It meant she needed a favor from the French Tennis Federation (FFT) but in an unexpected development, especially as the French Open is already without pregnant Serena Williams and resting Roger Federer, it took a moral stand that will please some of her rivals but could hit the tournament's ratings.

Sports Aaron Judge Goes Under Cover, Asks Yankees Fans About Aaron Judge
Author: 0 Aaron Judge Goes Under Cover, Asks Yankees Fans About Aaron Judge

They really turned it into something great". One male fan in a Yankees shirt had a gradually astonished look, realizing it was Judge when the slugger showed him a copy of last week's Sports Illustrated cover. "What do you think about a guy like Aaron Judge?". Judge had some pretty amusing back-and-forths with the unknowing fans about his performance, advice they would give him, and even how much he benches.

Author: 0 5 takeaways from Game 3 against Boston Celtics — Washington Wizards

But when you get hit in the head a few times-I mean we're very competitive guys out there. That's definitely an eye-popping statistic, as Thomas averaged 8.5 free-throw attempts per game during the regular season and is recording 8.4 attempts a night during the playoffs.

Author: 0 Alonso stuns by earning seventh on Barcelona grid for McLaren

He revealed that he has already had it written into his contract that he will keep his race auto, as used in America on May 28, and put it on display in his personal vehicle museum in Spain. "The cars look good again". As for the possibility of Alonso rejoining Ferrari, the Scuderia's team principal Maurizio Arrivabene said cryptically: 'Why do we have to start talking about something that is distracting us?' "Definitely, our moment right now is not the best".

Sports Leonard out for Game 2; Spurs coach blasts play
Author: 0 Leonard out for Game 2; Spurs coach blasts play

I'll enjoy the irony, we don't get enough of that around here anymore, but I don't fault Popovich. Game 2 will be an uphill battle for San Antonio , but there'll certainly be a sense of urgency throughout the locker room. We should come out and be prepared to take our home floor, just like they did". The game is scheduled for a 9:00 p.m. start time and it will be televised nationally on TNT.

Author: 0 Boston move one win away from Eastern Conference Finals

Bradley averaged 16 points per game in Games 1 and 2 at Boston and then averaged 6 points per game in Washington . Wizards defenders Marcin Gortat (13) and John Wall (2) double-team Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) during Game 5 in Boston on Wednesday night.

Sports How to watch the Championship play-off semi-final 2nd leg
Author: 0 How to watch the Championship play-off semi-final 2nd leg

Wednesday created virtually nothing but defended solidly throughout to keep a fourth successive clean sheet against Huddersfield for whom Chris Lowe also struck the woodwork. 56' - SAVE! That's better from Huddersfield! Exeter had two goals disallowed for borderline offside calls, and hit the post through midfielder Jake Taylor with the final action of the match.

Author: 0 BCCI says will play with Pakistan if govt allows

Boycotting the event, instituted by late ICC and BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya in 1998 to help the world body generate revenue, would have meant that the Indian board couldn't think beyond itself and could go to the extent of jeopardising worldwide cricket, for what effectively was little more than a few dollars.

Sports Nearly 1 million tune in to watch Derek Jeter's speech
Author: 0 Nearly 1 million tune in to watch Derek Jeter's speech

The No. 0 is available, but the Yankees have never issued it, though manager Joe Girardi and general manager Brian Cashman said they are not opposed to doing so. Announcers Michel Kay and John Sterling emceed the festivities, introducing his whole family with the crowd chanting a familiar roll call of 'De-reck Je-Ter!' Jeter, 42, and his wife took some time to pose for photos alongside a replica of his newly unveiled dedication plaque.

Author: 0 Tottenham secure runners-up spot on historic day

We got no injuries". "It was ideal. the preparation of the game, the game - we played well, got three points - and then at the end the ceremony was flawless to share with the people, the staff, the fans, was flawless". " The Lane has been home to some of the most unbelievable moments in the history of not just our club but in the history of football". By the time they are playing in the new home, they'll hope to have delivered Tottenham's first league title since 1961.

Author: 0 Canelo pounds Chavez Jr to one-sided shutout win

By the end of the sixth, Alvarez had out-struck Chavez Jr. Minutes after winning every round on all three judges' cards in a 12-round romp over Chavez, Alvarez invited Gennady Golovkin into the ring and announced a long-awaited clash on September 16 .

Sports Jose Mourinho: 'Anything can happen in Premier League'
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho: 'Anything can happen in Premier League'

The former England worldwide turned pundit, who went on to play for Everton after his United days, told Match of the Day 3: "I think the top four is done and dusted". You can not assess who Arsenal will buy in the summer until you know who is going to be in charge - if it is, say, Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone then it will be 10 warriors; if Wenger is still manager it will be 10 really nice and pretty footballers.

Sports Oilers' Chiarelli, Senators' Dorion finalists for GM of the year award
Author: 0 Oilers' Chiarelli, Senators' Dorion finalists for GM of the year award

He is scheduled to have surgery Thursday. The Oilers helped bolster their blue line when they acquired Adam Larsson in a controversial move that sent Taylor Hall to New Jersey in June of 2016. By all accounts this season was a success for the Oilers who clinched a playoff spot for the first time in 11 years, won a six-game series in the first round against the San Jose Sharks, and fell one game short of the Western Conference Final.