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Sports NBA All-Star game coming to Charlotte in 2019
Author: 0 NBA All-Star game coming to Charlotte in 2019

The new law, called House Bill 142 , partially repealed House Bill 2 by forbidding government entities from enacting rules on multiple-occupancy bathrooms, showers and changing rooms unless it is "in accordance with an act of the General Assembly".

Sports Irving's 42, LeBron's 34 pushes Cavs past Celtics in Game 4
Author: 0 Irving's 42, LeBron's 34 pushes Cavs past Celtics in Game 4

First came a step back 3, then a driving layup and a minute later another 3 to get the deficit back to 10. Kevin Love added 17 points and a game-high 17 rebounds for the Cavs, now 11-1 in this postseason. Irving scored a playoff career-high 42 points as the Cavaliers came from behind to beat the Celtics, 112-99, at Quicken Loans Arena. When his 3-pointer splashed with a half-second left in the quarter, the Cavs led 87-80.

Sports Jürgen Klopp demands consistent Champions League spot for Liverpool
Author: 0 Jürgen Klopp demands consistent Champions League spot for Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool have regained their rightful place among Europe's elite and he is determined to keep the club there. With more protests at the ground and a general discontent growing into full scale revolt, the pressure is on Wenger to deliver silverware next week in the FA Cup final.

Author: 0 'He's human': Cavs coach defends LeBron after 'weird' loss

That kind of cross-matching works better for Smart than most other guards, considering he's largely capable of guarding even larger wings. He scored 11 points after the injury, including three drives to the basket and a buzzer-beating three from 30 feet to put the Cavs up, 87-80, heading into the fourth.

Author: 0 Can Man United secure a place in next season's Champions League?

The match comes in the wake of the Manchester terror disaster in which over 22 people lost their lives and it has been confirmed that a minute silence will be observed in the memory of the departed. Ajax on the other hand who finished in second in the Dutch Eredivisie have left-back Nick Viergever banned, while Lasse Schone is expected to be the only player over the age of 25 in their starting XI.

Sports Injured Halep '50-50' for French Open
Author: 0 Injured Halep '50-50' for French Open

Doctors have said she is "50/50" to play in Paris and, should she be forced to withdraw, it would make a field already short of grand slam winners further depleted. She added that she is "remaining very positive" and thanked fans for their support. Bruno Slastan has been first on court at the French Open on every day the tournament has hosted since 1989, using all his experience to prep the world's most celebrated clay surface for five hours before play starts.

Author: 0 Fans enjoy Stockholm sunshine ahead of Europa final

Last night he did so - and in the process effectively paid back half of his £89million fee because qualification for the Champions League is estimated to be worth around £50m to United . "We can make history for the club, so that's the only thing I have in my mind - always respecting the opponent because they want to make history as well".

Sports Red Sox prospect Sam Travis makes Major League debut
Author: 0 Red Sox prospect Sam Travis makes Major League debut

Travis isn't likely getting called up to start at first, but it's highly likely he sees a lot of starts when a lefty is on the bump. But Ramirez has played only three innings at first base because of soreness in his right shoulder. After a quick cup of coffee in Boston , it could be back to Pawtucket where playing time will be plentiful. He's been solid in Triple-A, but has a mere 299 at-bats to his credit at that level after missing the bulk of his 2016 season due to an ACL injury .

Sports Si Woo Kim becomes youngest victor of Players Championship
Author: 0 Si Woo Kim becomes youngest victor of Players Championship

He gave me a lot of advice. "That's why I could do well". Taking home a nice $1,890,000 for his spectacular performance, Kim also climbed up to a career high 28 in the world rankings to announce himself as one of golf's most promising young talents.

Sports Final against Juventus will be special, says Zidane
Author: 0 Final against Juventus will be special, says Zidane

Fernando Torres has claimed that Atletico Madrid are in "one of the greatest moments in their history" as he remains positive following Wednesday night's Champions League semi-final elimination to Real Madrid . "We'll go there with everything we've got and we'll fight to produce a good performance to finish the season strongly". Another important player was Isco Alarcón , apart from the goal: "He's been very important in our formation today, at the end of the first half we were more ...

Sports NFL cuts OT from 15 minutes to 10, citing player safety
Author: 0 NFL cuts OT from 15 minutes to 10, citing player safety

While the overtime rule change will only affect a handful of game, the new player celebration guidelines might have an impact on every contest. Goodell also said he was looking forward to seeing what players would do with their new-found freedom of expression.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger not thinking of FA Cup final as his Arsenal swansong

Victory would give him a record seventh FA Cup , but asked if he felt this could be Wenger's last game, Mertesacker said: "I have absolutely no idea". Arsenal will be praying Mustafi can get himself fit over the coming days as with Laurent Koscielny suspended and Gabriel injured, the north Londoners are short of options as centre-back.

Sports Crimson Tide baseball coach Goff fired after first season
Author: 0 Crimson Tide baseball coach Goff fired after first season

Earlier this week, Goff tried to take away reduce scholarships from at least 10 players. AL.com can confirm that there was a team meeting at 1 p.m. Before that success, he had worked in Alabama from 2004 to 2007 when he was head coach at the University of Montevallo.

Author: 0 Tight security measures in place for Europa League final

The goalkeeper in both finals, Edwin Van der Sar, recently returned to the club as chief executive, while Marc Overmars is also back at the Amsterdam Arena as director of football. Meanwhile, Jose Mourinho's side are desperate to win the Europa League title which will allow them secure a place in next season's Champions League , having only finished sixth in the Premier League .

Sports Wagner returning to Michigan, Wilson staying in draft
Author: 0 Wagner returning to Michigan, Wilson staying in draft

Wilson was one of two Wolverines exploring their draft options, with fellow forward Wagner announcing that he will return to U-M. Draft Express' latest mock draft has Wilson going late in the first round. There are so many memories over the past three years that I will always cherish. The following year, they led their team to the Elite Eight. Wilson joins Nik Stauskas , Mitch McGary , Glenn Robinson III , Trey Burke , Tim Hardaway Jr., Darius Morris and Manny Harris.

Author: 0 Billy Horschel beats Jason Day in Byron Nelson playoff

From 121 yards out in the 18th fairway, he struck his second shot perfectly, spun it back toward the hole and hit the lip of the cup, almost holing out for an unbelievable eagle that would have earned him a spot in the playoff as well. "You know, when you're 120 yards out and it lips out, it's hard to be mad about it". "I know it's not the way he wants me to win". Having overshot the hole, the Australian pulled his four-foot return putt left while world No.76 Horschel had a tap-in for par ...

Author: 0 LeBron James misses open dunk in Game 4 vs. Celtics

The LeBron James-led Cavs were on a completely different level than the Celts, and all everybody could do was watch and hope the Cavs didn't win by 50. The Cavaliers showed a little spark with a transition-inspired rally. In Game 3, he didn't score in the final 16 minutes. After getting called for a highly questionable third personal foul on a touch foul of Marcus Smart shooting a three with 8:55 left in the second quarter.

Sports Aaron Rodgers tweet gets Iowa students out of final
Author: 0 Aaron Rodgers tweet gets Iowa students out of final

This is a prime example of the joys and tribulations of putting stuff out on social media. "We were talking about the news in sports like we do every day, and she mentioned that a student at another school tweeted at Kobe [Bryant ]", Meyer told Rob Demovsky of ESPN .

Sports Tianjin Quanjian play down move for Chelsea striker Diego Costa
Author: 0 Tianjin Quanjian play down move for Chelsea striker Diego Costa

A statement released by Tianjin Quanjian has confirmed that the club has not held talks over the transfer of Costa in recent months, after their initial attempts to sign the Spain striker failed to reach a conclusion in January. The Spain global was heavily linked with a move to the Chinese Super League side in January but ultimately stayed at Stamford Bridge and spearheaded a Premier League title triumph.

Author: 0 Vikings: Bridgewater recovery still unclear despite progress

Just when the 24-year-old quarterback might return to live action with the Minnesota Vikings remains largely unknown. "Part of the rehab process that you had seen (Tuesday on the video ) was that he is able to start dropping back and throwing the ball", Spielman said.

Sports Klopp proud as Liverpool return to Champions League
Author: 0 Klopp proud as Liverpool return to Champions League

Wenger is expected to continue and there will be clarity after the FA Cup final against Chelsea on Saturday. Liverpool had spent only two weeks outside the top four since September and Klopp claimed fourth place reflects the progress made during his first full season.

Author: 0 Irving's 42 carry Cavs to win, 3-1 lead over Celtics

It's not enough for him. He missed the final five games of the 2015 Finals with a knee injury and the Cavs lost in six. However, the Celtics had other plans, as they overcame a 21-point second-half deficit to get the road victory. They played well, but we've just got to play better, be more physical". One win from a return trip to the NBA Finals, the club needs Irving at his play-making best to defend its title against Golden State.

Sports McIlroy (rib injury) to skip European Tour flagship event
Author: 0 McIlroy (rib injury) to skip European Tour flagship event

The changes were designed in accordance with feedback given by European Tour players to Paul McGinley and he played an advisory role in the most recent alterations to the historic course . U.S. Open (June 15-18): I love national opens for any country, but obviously the two biggest and best are this one and the Open Championship. He hit two shots into the water on the 17th and make a quintuple-bogey 8, then finished with a double bogey to close with an 84, the worst finish by a 54-hole ...

Sports Spain Supreme Court confirms Messi fraud sentence
Author: 0 Spain Supreme Court confirms Messi fraud sentence

The Supreme Court's ruling brings an end to a case which began in 2013. This mitigating circumstance was already applied to Messi by the Barcelona court in July; now the Supreme Court has dictated that the same measure must be applied to his father, who was accused of aiding and abetting his son's tax fraud.

Author: 0 Europa League Final: Dolberg v Rashford

Sergio Romero receives the nod between the sticks as expected, with the Argentine deputising for first-choice goalkeeper David de Gea throughout the Europa League season. Announcing the decision to cancel their press conference, United said in a statement : "We are sure that, in the circumstances, you will all understand our position on this matter.