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Get used to a league dominated by Warriors


After surviving a rougher-than-usual regular season and beating top-seeded Houston in Game 7 on the road in the Western Conference finals, the Warriors withstood an overtime scare in Game 1 and joined an elite group of teams to win multiple championships in a four-year span. Read More »

Don’t get pregnant for World Cup guests, MP warns Russian women


The FIFA 2018 World Cup kicks off when hosts Russian Federation take on Saudi Arabia at Luzhniki Stadium on Thursday. A senior law maker in Russia Tamara Pletnyova who gave the charge on Wednesday said sex with foreigners while the competition lasted could result into pregnancy later leading to single motherhood. Read More »

Clippers want to trade up in draft, may be eyeing Luka Doncic


According to a report from Jonathan Givony , Doncic will indeed remain in the draft. Doncic has received high praise, with many people considering him as the best European prospect of all-time. Even if Harris is not included, Los Angeles could still provide decent role players like Sam Dekker and/or Sindarius Thornwell in a deal. We've seen Harris' numbers improve over the years. Read More »

Team Sky's Thomas wins Criterium


Saturday's stage is nearly the same as the Tour de France stage 16 with four major climbs on the menu and a summit finish at la Rosiere. "I was always thinking of the next stage, the next climb and it's an wonderful feeling [to win] and I think it will really start to sink in tonight". Read More »

How to get your free Doritos Locos Taco


Thankfully for all Taco Bell lovers, that's exactly what happened. Between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. local time on Wednesday, all participating USA and District of Columbia locations will give people one Doritos Locos Taco for free. "That means free Doritos Locos Tacos for America", Taco Bell tweeted on June 6. There is also a Taco Bell at 3305 Magruder Ave. on Fort Jackson. The fast-food chain had offered a free Doritos Loco Taco to everyone if a team playing in the 2018 NBA Finals "stole" a ... Read More »

Liverpool FC set to rival Chelsea FC for 29-year-old goalkeeper

The Barcelona man moved to Spain from Ajax in 2016 but has made just 21 appearances for his new club, nearly all of those in the Copa Del Rey. Dutchman Cillessen has a contract with Barca which is set to run until 2021 but will assess his future after interest from rivals Liverpool and Chelsea emerged, as report Mundo Deportivo . Read More »

Florida baserunner brilliantly distracted pitcher as teammate stole home


Williams dropped to the ground in disbelief as Florida players rushed the field and waited for Langworthy to cross home plate before mobbing him. Teammates made their way into right field to console him as the Gators celebrated. So, that worked out quite well for the Gators. "It'll be part of his journey", Thompson said. "He paid attention to first instead of third first". Read More »

North America will host the World Cup in 2026


We congratulate all of those who worked tirelessly to bring the World Cup back to North America and thank the countries that voted for the United Bid, and for their belief in our vision for the future of the sport in our region. After considering separate bids for the 2026 World Cup, the federations that govern soccer in Mexico , Canada and the United States made a decision to launch a cooperative effort to host the tournament in April 2017. Read More »

US, Mexico, Canada to host Federation Internationale de Football Association 2026 World Cup


For the first time in history, FIFA's Member Associations were given the opportunity to vote on the host for the tournament. That was the only World Cup that Canada's men's team has ever qualified for. Allied with that unpredictability came an unpalatable presence at the heart of the United bid - U.S. President Donald Trump. "What can really be the legacy, whether we host matches or are just involved with this in some other grand scheme, that can make sure that Baltimore and the ... Read More »

Nike Won't Supply Iran With Cleats for FIFA World Cup


United States-based sport and clothing company Nike announced it will not provide cleats to Iran's national team ahead of the 2018 World Cup, scheduled to begin on June 14, citing US sanctions. "This last comment of Nike was, in my personal view, an unnecessary statement. We respect them a lot and I am sure they respect us a lot too", Queiroz told reporters at BaBakovkaamp in Russian Federation. Read More »

Raptors hiring Nick Nurse as head coach


Nurse has agreed to become the next coach of the Toronto Raptors , a person with direct knowledge of the hire told The Associated Press on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time). We have to prepare the players and can't leave any stone unturned. Nevermind that Casey is a legitimate contender for Coach of the Year-General Manager Masai Ujiri felt the team needed a new leader . Read More »

Crawford Expected To Outlast Horn


The first knockdown of the fight symbolized a culmination of sublime skill and steady poise and determination which finally broke the will of the larger champion Horn. He was badly staggered at the end of the round as Crawford cut loose and appeared to be on the verge of going down. "The future is unlimited". As a pro, every one of my fighters, I take them and check the official scales and make sure because all scales are different. Read More »

Robbie Williams to open World Cup despite Party Like A Russian track


The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) said this year's opening ceremony will have a "slightly different format", focusing on "musical acts and will take place much closer to kick-off". The Portuguese managerial mastermind revealed who he thinks is destined for knockout stage glory this summer in Russian Federation, as part of RT's exclusive #MatchMourinho predictions playoff. Read More »

Colin Cowherd: The moment when LA lost its shot at King James


He would also dismiss the possibility of the Lakers trading Lonzo to pursue star players this offseason. LaVar just continues to outdo himself. The outlandish father of Lonzo Ball joined FS1's Undisputed to discuss his sons and, of course, LeBron's impending free agency. Read More »

Griezmann: Today isn't the day to discuss my future


France kick off their World Cup campaign against Australia on Saturday and Griezmann had previously insisted that he would reveal his future before that match. Griezmann is contracted at Atletico - the club he joined in 2014 - until 2022, but Barcelona are reportedly prepared to trigger his €100million release clause. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association delays talks on possible 48-team Qatar World Cup


Petersburg to Sochi. The 2018 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony will have a slightly different format compared to previous editions of the tournament. "I'm so happy and excited to be going back to Russian Federation for such a unique performance", Williams said . Federation Internationale de Football Association says it approved a new formula which rewards teams for playing more games, and it takes effect in the post-World Cup ranking on July 19. Read More »

Liverpool receive Xherdan Shaqiri encouragement


Mohamed Salah has allegedly threatened to quit Liverpool following the Reds' failure to sign Nabil Fekir , according to a shock report from Spain. 8 Naby Keita and Fabinho come the new season, work still needs to be done. According to the Mirror , Liverpool's interest is genuine and they will step up their pursuit of the Switzerland global when he returns home from the World Cup. Read More »

Manchester United scouts 'unconvinced by Toby Alderweireld'


Manchester United are not interested in pursuing a deal for Juventus left back Alex Sandro , according the Manchester Evening News . Former United striker Andrew Cole thinks Marcus Rashford can play his way into Jose Mourinho's starting line-up at the Theatre of Dreams next season by shining for England at this summer's World Cup. Read More »

Brazil set to put dour World Cup performances behind them


Tite's side go into the tournament off the back of warm-up wins over Croatia and Austria . " Austria had quality and we knew it would not be easy". It also holds the record of the best overall performance in World Cup , with a record of 70 victories in 104 matches played. "Come the France game, we're going to be ready. Read More »

Thunder opens Summer League play on July 6

The quarterfinals, semifinals and championship game will take place over consecutive days from July 15-17. The game kicks off a three-game preliminary schedule for Chicago before the elimination tournament begins July 11. Last year's event, won by the Los Angeles Lakers behind 2017 Summer League MVP Lonzo Ball and 2017-18 NBA All-Rookie First Team selection Kyle Kuzma, set records for total attendance, single-day attendance, combined viewership across ESPN and NBA TV, and traffic to the NBA's ... Read More »

Self-asserting Alonso: 'I'm one of the best to have raced in F1'

Last year, Alonso was headed for a Top 10 finish before running into engine problems in the 66th lap. Alonso will contest the Le Mans 24 Hours race next weekend as he bids to emulate Graham Hill's "Triple Crown" - which also includes the Monaco Grand Prix (a race Alonso has won twice) and the Indianapolis 500 (where Alonso excelled on his debut past year, before a late engine blow-up cost him dearly). Read More »

Wolves sign Raul Jimenez on loan from Benfica


He moved to Benfica in 2015 after a season at Atletico Madrid and has 31 goals in 120 appearances for the Primeira Liga side. The forward joined Atletico Madrid from Club America in 2014 but, as at Benfica, struggled for regular starts in his sole season in Spain. Read More »

Clint Bowyer wins rain-shortened NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan


Busch came out in front after the first round of pit stops and adjustments and stayed there even after a Lap 40 restart after a caution came out for a Darrel Wallace Jr. When asked if he was upset finishing second after leading after the second stage, Harvick said he has benefitted from some of the same weather-related luck in past races. Read More »

Gamecocks Drop Game One Of Super Regional


LT Tolbert's grand slam turned a one-run game into a one-sided affair as the Gamecocks took game two 8-5 and forced a victor take all game three on Monday. Woodruff alum Graham Lawson, who had posted saves in three of his past four appearances, was shaky starting the sixth in place of Morris, only getting two outs and allowing a pair of runs. Read More »

Mistake-free Verstappen tops practice


Then he turned in the leading performance in two 90-minute practice sessions at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve . Valtteri Bottas' Mercedes will also start in the front row, coming in about one-tenth of a second slower than Vettel. "Now he (Verstappen) is in the spotlight. any small error now I think he's probably going to get a little picked apart from", Ricciardo said. While an issue during the second session was initially thought to be MGU-K related, many still fearing that the ... Read More »

West Indies 3 wickets from victory at lunch on day 5


In reply, the visitors were bowled out for 185, handing the hosts with a very handy 229-run lead. "The declaration was one where we felt we had enough in the first innings", Holder said. "I must say credit to the batters as well". From the position we were in on the first day ... "Posting a total in excess of 400 was really good", Holder said. Read More »

Arsenal in talks for Lucas Torreira of Sampdoria


Negotiations have been ongoing between the Gunners and the Serie A club and it seems, following news of the two clubs agreeing a deal for the transfer, personal terms between Arsenal and Torreira have been agreed. The 22-year-old did have a £21.9m (€25m) release clause in his contract, which has another four years to run, but Arsenal offered the extra €5m to beat off competition from Napoli. Read More »

Ruthless Nadal crushes Del Potro to reach final


The second set, like the first, was dominated by serve until Cilic fired himself up to break at 4-4 - a furious Del Potro throwing his racket at the changeover. Thiem used to hike through the Alps in his homeland as part of his training, but the 24-year-old had an even bigger mountain to climb now. "It was a very hard first set and Juan Martin had lots of opportunities". Read More »

Real's new manager: Messi is the best player ever

Another example of how the RFEF was in the dark about this announcement from Real Madrid was that their president, Luis Rubiales, was in Moscow to participate in a Federation Internationale de Football Association meeting to decide who would host the 2026 World Cup. Read More »