• Here are the first vicious National Basketball Association shots at Lonzo and LaVar Ball
Here are the first vicious National Basketball Association shots at Lonzo and LaVar Ball

He claimed that Zeus and Jesus told him that the Los Angels Lakers would take his son, Lonzo . The selection of Ball is the first piece in Johnson and general manager Rob Pelinka's overhaul of a Lakers franchise that has suffered through the worst four-year stretch in its illustrious history.

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  • Southgate calls for more clinical England after late Scotland drama
Southgate calls for more clinical England after late Scotland drama

England were seconds away from seeing their 34-game unbeaten run in global qualifiers come to an end and a first defeat at Hampden Park since 1985 after Leigh Griffiths scored two late free-kick goals. "It's not three points but it could be a massive point in the end", he said . "It's hard to sit here and say it's a good point given the manne...

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  • Kelly's Alex Jones report seen by just 3.5 million viewers
Kelly's Alex Jones report seen by just 3.5 million viewers

Multiple media critics praised the editing of Megyn Kelly's interview with Alex Jones , more so than Kelly's performance in the interview, according to The Washington Free Beacon . It showed viewers how Infowars grew and sustains itself by peddling right-wing merchandise and Jones-endorsed dietary supplements. By contrast " 60 Minutes " had...

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  • McIlroy hits back after accused of being 'bored' by Elkington
McIlroy hits back after accused of being 'bored' by Elkington

Open champ must be bored playing golf without Tiger Woods in the field and lacked motivation. "More like 200mil...not bad for a "bored" 28 year old...plenty more where that came from", McIlroy wrote. Elkington then replied that he knew McIlroy was a "money guy" and that Jack Nicklaus won 18 major titles and never spoke about money. "I'm lookin...

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  • Oracle skipper Spithill tough on, off water in America's Cup
Oracle skipper Spithill tough on, off water in America's Cup

Both cartoons were drawn by San Francisco artist Elena Achilli, the first one apparently after Spithill skippered Oracle Team USA to one of the greatest comebacks in sports by winning eight straight races after being down 8-1 in 2013 on San Francisco Bay to retain the oldest trophy in global sports.

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  • Milan will not sell Donnarumma before next season
Milan will not sell Donnarumma before next season

Earlier this week, news broke that the Italian teenager had turned down the offer of a substantial new contract at the San Siro, with only a year left on his current deal. For us, Donnarumma is priceless. Milan are likely to cash in on him this summer rather than lose him on a free transfer next year and United have been tipped to sign him.

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  • Canadian Henderson tames strong winds for fourth LPGA win
Canadian Henderson tames strong winds for fourth LPGA win

Henderson has a solid lead over South Korean Hur Mi-Jung (66), Spaniard Carlota Ciganda (64) and Lexi Thompson of the U.S. in the US$2 million (RM8.55 million) LPGA Tour event. "I've been playing solid", said Moriya. Her younger sister, world No.1, Ariya fired a 69 in a roller-coaster round with one eagle, three birdies, one double bogey and...

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  • Sabres acquire defenseman Nathan Beaulieu
Sabres acquire defenseman Nathan Beaulieu

Following this trade, the Sabres have seven picks in the 2017 National Hockey League draft. In 2016-17, he played in 74 games, scoring four goals and added 24 assists for a career high 28 points. He also opened the regular season on Montreal's top pairing with Shea Weber , but was quickly moved in favour of Alexi Emelin. New coach Claude Julien ...

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  • Fans line up early for Warriors celebration
Fans line up early for Warriors celebration

If teams offer more money to try and pry those two away, the Warriors will likely let them walk. If you give all your effort and all the fight and all the heart you got, it doesn't necessarily mean you're going to win, and that's what's tough about sports.

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  • Russia Defeats New Zealand at 1st Match of FIFA Confederations Cup
Russia Defeats New Zealand at 1st Match of FIFA Confederations Cup

New Zealand's goalkeeper Marinovic, who plays in the German lower leagues, did well to keep the Oceania champions in the game in the second half, producing a fine double save from Poloz and Yerokhin and then turning away another effort from Rostov forward Poloz.

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  • Gloria Allred to Bill Cosby:
Gloria Allred to Bill Cosby: "Round 2 is coming"

He remains free on bail until the next trial is scheduled. "Now that there's going to be a new trial, I'm hoping that the court will allow more prior bad act witnesses, more accusers, to be able to testify so that the jury can take into consideration what their allegations are as well", Allred said .

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  • MLB Draft 2017: How, when, and where to watch
MLB Draft 2017: How, when, and where to watch

With such a dire need for left-handed pitchers, the Orioles concluded Day 1 by drafting their second lefty of the day Zac Lowther with the No. 74 overall pick. As a junior, Berardi can decide not to accept the offer from an Major League Baseball team and return for his senior season and improve his standing.

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  • Apple Rejects New Game App Featuring 'Objectionable' Pepe The Frog
Apple Rejects New Game App Featuring 'Objectionable' Pepe The Frog

Apple has explained how they need to carefully test and evaluate the apps submitted to ensure they are safe to use and meet all their requirements. Lin outlined ways Apple can protect consumers from these duplicitous apps, including refunding its users and reviewing apps more strictly.

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  • Rafael Nadal crushes Stan Wawrinka to win historic 10th French Open title
Rafael Nadal crushes Stan Wawrinka to win historic 10th French Open title

Wawrinka , a three time Grand Slam victor, who was victorious at Roland Garros in 2015, was bullied across the court from nearly the first point, never being allowed to settle into any kind of rhythm by the greatest clay court player of all time.

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  • Penguins to stick with goalie Matt Murray for Game 5
Penguins to stick with goalie Matt Murray for Game 5

Nashville has owned the run of play in both arenas, but Pittsburgh has capitalized on its chances. Only 91 seconds had elapsed in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final and already Sidney Crosby had accomplished so much. He started the first 15 games of the playoffs for the Penguins, with 9 wins, two shutouts and a.924 save percentage. Colin Wils...

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  • Durant makes his mark in Game 1 of NBA Finals for Warriors
Durant makes his mark in Game 1 of NBA Finals for Warriors

Durant is averaging 25.2 points and 7.8 rebounds per game in this postseason. Golden State is a -240 series favorite at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark .com with Cleveland at +200. When Cleveland stayed on Curry, Durant got easy dunks. One of the reasons the Warriors have been so dominant in recent years is due to their depth.

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  • Halep, Ostapenko to meet for French Open title
Halep, Ostapenko to meet for French Open title

The 2014 runner-up, who saved a match point in the previous round, will become world number one if she defeats Jelena Ostapenko , the daredevil Latvian who blazed her way to Saturday's final. With Bacsinszky serving at 3-5 Ostapenko, coiled like a spring, brought up two match points with an unstoppable backhand return that cleaned the baseline t...

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  • New Bills cornerback took eight-hour, $932 Uber trip to Buffalo
New Bills cornerback took eight-hour, $932 Uber trip to Buffalo

From Chicago to Buffalo. Flights are available from Chicago to Buffalo for $320, according to Google, and to rent a auto for the drive would cost a minimum of $128, or $262 if Wright had sprung for a high-end vehicle, according to Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

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  • Utah baseball team pulls 'Hourglass Appreciation' release
Utah baseball team pulls 'Hourglass Appreciation' release

The Dodgers' rookie ball affiliate, the Ogden Raptors , is holding " Hourglass Appreciation Night " on August 11 later this season. It was dubbed " Hourglass Appreciation Night", and it has been scrapped after the Utah baseball team behind the idea took on some enormous flack.

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  • Elina Svitolina vs Simona Halep
Elina Svitolina vs Simona Halep

She is to play either Elina Svitolina of Ukraine or qualifier Petra Martic , the world 290 from Croatia, for a place in the semi-finals. I just went for it. The two met in the Rome final on the eve of Roland Garros when Halep suffered an ankle injury which threatened her appearance in Paris . A first-time Grand Slam champion will be crowned...

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  • South Korea's In-Kyung Kim wins ShopRite LPGA Classic
South Korea's In-Kyung Kim wins ShopRite LPGA Classic

Creamer said being on the clock was distracting. So Yeon Ryu could have taken the top spot by finishing in the top three here but missed the cut, ending a run that saw her make the cut in 64 consecutive LPGA starts, the longest such streak on tour.

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  • Graham Rahal wins 1st of 2 Detroit Grand Prix IndyCar races
Graham Rahal wins 1st of 2 Detroit Grand Prix IndyCar races

It was Rahal's first such honor since 2009, a span of 134 races. PLAYING HURT: Dixon moved into the points lead, quite a feat less than a week after getting knocked out of the Indianapolis 500 in a terrifying crash in which his auto sailed through the air and landed cockpit-first atop the inside safety fence.

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  • Dufner, Lingmerth share Memorial lead
Dufner, Lingmerth share Memorial lead

The Offaly golfer shot a four under par 68 in his second round to move up to a share of 13th place after 36 holes. Hit pretty good shots on 6, made bogey. "It not only helps me with my stroke but also helps with my set-up", he said. Dufner, a Northeast Ohio native and 2013 PGA Championship victor, shot 65-65 for 14-under through two rounds.

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  • Woakes injury a concern for England, says Morgan
Woakes injury a concern for England, says Morgan

The de Villiers-led side slumped to a 1-2 defeat to England in the three-match ODI series after two closes match went the hosts' way while they were humbled in the final game. "Ten, 15 runs more would have been ideal", Tamim said. "I have never seen a team win a global tournament playing defensively". Mushfiqur Rahim played a glorious shot in...

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  • Venus Williams opens play at French Open on Day 4
Venus Williams opens play at French Open on Day 4

The 2002 French Open finalist forced the 90th-ranked Japanese into defensive positions reeling off eight straight games to take charge. Venus hasn't dropped a set in her first two matches and is coming off a performance in which she won 59 percent of her return points.

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  • Tiger Woods Asleep at Wheel, No Sign of Alcohol, Say Police
Tiger Woods Asleep at Wheel, No Sign of Alcohol, Say Police

Say what? Elin Nordegren is said to be super furious at her ex-husband Tiger Woods , but it's not what you might think. "I wish him well". " I understand the severity of what I did and I take full responsibility for my actions ", Woods said.

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  • England look to action man Stokes in Champions Trophy
England look to action man Stokes in Champions Trophy

Eoin Morgan said that the Proteas deserve a lot of credit for the way they bowled in the first five overs. Kagiso Rabada wreaked havoc on England's batting line-up with a four-wicket haul, while opener Hashim Amla scored 55 to lead South Africa to a comfortable seven-wicket win in the third ODI at Lord's.

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  • Frightening wreck knocks Scott Dixon out of Indianapolis 500
Frightening wreck knocks Scott Dixon out of Indianapolis 500

The Indy 500 was won by Japanese ex-Formula One driver Takuma Sato . I am just bummed for the team. Dixon, the 2008 Indycar champion, described it as a "wild ride". Notably, Dixon was one of the favourites to win his second Indy 500 this weekend. "I let Hunter-Reay go, tried to tuck in behind him but he pushed me out in the marbles".

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  • Dubious Angelique Kerber landmark, a heartwarming Petra Kvitova return
Dubious Angelique Kerber landmark, a heartwarming Petra Kvitova return

Reigning French Open champion Garbine Muguruza breezed into the second round, while fifth-seeded Milos Raonic got the better of Steve Darcis of Belgium in straight sets on Monday. Open , and lost early again at the Australian Open . A former finalist, Halep knows how to go all the way at Roland Garros, but now finds herself in a race against...

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  • Hamilton takes the victory at the 2017 Spanish Grand Prix
Hamilton takes the victory at the 2017 Spanish Grand Prix

Hamilton and Vettel have now claimed two wins each in 2017, with Valtteri Bottas also winning his maiden F1 race in Russian Federation, which sees the Ferrari driver leading by just six points from the Brit in the world drivers' championship standings.

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  • LeBron James overtakes Michael Jordan as Cavaliers reach National Basketball Association finals again
LeBron James overtakes Michael Jordan as Cavaliers reach National Basketball Association finals again

James entered Game Five of the Eastern Conference Finals against the host Boston Celtics on Thursday needing 28 points to surpass Jordan (5,987 points). "The whole underdog thing is amusing to me, because yeah, at the end of the day we are defending our title", Cavs forward Kevin Love said following Saturday's practice.

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  • Steven Gerrard: I could've won trophies at Liverpool under Jurgen Klopp
Steven Gerrard: I could've won trophies at Liverpool under Jurgen Klopp

The 18-year-old is excited about the prospect of seeing Champions League football return to Anfield as he believes that the Reds belong to that elite group of clubs and should be playing in such a big tournament. "That's what he gives players", he said. Again, it seems unlikely, but in the event that Barca make a real push for Coutinho this sum...

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  • Sevilla agree to let Jorge Sampaoli take over as Argentina coach
Sevilla agree to let Jorge Sampaoli take over as Argentina coach

The Argentine Football Association will pay a £1.3m buyout clause for Sampaoli. Jorge Sampaoli who spent just one year at Sevilla and finished 4 in the league has reportedly agreed to coach Argentina next. The former Chile coach was offered the job last August shortly after taking the helm of Sevilla but chose to remain in charge of t...

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  • Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury
Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury

All Star guard Kyrie Irving then proceeded to take the helm and lead his side back into the contest on with a spectacular offensive performance, scoring nearly at will as the Cavs gradually eroded the Celtics' lead. No sooner had last week's wild draft lottery dropped off the radar of the league's devoted UFO spotters ("Lemme guess: Boston goes...

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  • Jose Mourinho has identified his biggest weakness as a manager
Jose Mourinho has identified his biggest weakness as a manager

Just to prove this isn't total bias against United, I felt equally embarrassed when Liverpool supporters tried to claim Gerrard Houllier won five trophies in the calendar year of 2001. It means going back to the Champions League and playing in the European Super Cup next August. Manchester United players came to play in this match with black ba...

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