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Sports Cavs, GM Griffin part after 3 straight NBA Finals trips
Author: 0 Cavs, GM Griffin part after 3 straight NBA Finals trips

With the exit of David Griffin , the hierarchy of the Eastern Conference could change dramatically by this time next year. Not being forgiven by LeBron James . While many think James ultimately calls the shots in Cleveland , or at least exerts unparalleled sway as a player, Griffin was credited with several moves to help the team.

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal Wins French Open

And I finished the year being World No. 1, winning here (in Paris ), winning the US Open . "When compared to a year ago, when he [Djokovic] held all four Grand Slams , he's in a relatively hard situation", Federer said at a news conference.

Author: 0 Ronaldo header gives Portugal 1-0 win over hosts Russia

The victory came at a cost, with Borussia Dortmund defender Raphael Guerreiro helped off on 65 minutes with a suspected broken leg. Cristiano Ronaldo remains "extremely concentrated" on helping Portugal at the Confederations Cup , according to head coach Fernando Santos .

Author: 0 Vegas holds trade cards during expansion draft window

The Vegas Golden Knights are the league's first expansion franchise in almost two decades, and they will begin play in 2017-18 after selecting at least one player from each of the other 30 teams in the NHL . His salary for 2017-18 would be $5 million. Vatanen, who will miss the start of the season after having shoulder surgery, and Josh Manson were the odd men out in Anaheim, because the Ducks couldn't protect their all their talented core of defensemen.

Author: 0 Mexico come from behind to beat New Zealand 2-1

Mexico's and New Zeland's players fight during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Mexico and New Zealand , at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia , Wednesday, June 21, 2017 . At the last minute of additional time, when Portugal thought they had won it, Mexico equalized and the game ended 2-2. "Of course, the more goals we can score, the better our chances of winning the group, but Hudson is a very well prepared coach".

Sports Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals
Author: 0 Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals

But how far will the Lakers take the deal? For Boston's sake, let that be the only regret Ainge has in this draft. This is a deep draft when it comes to point guard, which is good news for the Hornets, who already have Kemba Walker on the roster.

Sports SC Congressman's Name was on DC Shooter's List, FBI Reveals
Author: 0 SC Congressman's Name was on DC Shooter's List, FBI Reveals

At a Wednesday news conference, Tim Slater, the special agent in charge of the Washington FBI office, said there isn't enough information to know why the shooter accumulated names of those six lawmakers. They revealed that they found a note on the gunman, James Hodgkinson with members of Congress's names on it. Adrift and struggling to cope with an array of personal problems, James Hodgkinson was running out of money and told a family member that he wanted to return to IL.

Author: 0 FIFA warns Mexico over 'insulting' chants at Confederations Cup in Russia

Pepe says his Portugal and Real Madrid team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo can handle the pressure of the tax-evasion scandal clouding his club future, ahead of Wednesday's Confederations Cup clash against hosts Russian Federation. In a must-win situation for the Mexican team, they achieved their main objective, which was to gain at least three points in order to qualify for the knockout round of the tournament .

Author: 0 Mexico recovers to beat NZ 2-1 in fiery Confed Cup game

Portugal were held to a 2-2 draw by Mexico in their opening Group A game at the Confederations Cup , with Hector Moreno grabbing a late equaliser after Cedric Soares and Ricardo Quaresma had scored for Fernando Santos' side. This might sound silly, but Mexico might actually be an easier opposition for the All Whites to cope with than Russia. Why? The spark was Chris Wood striking at goal while Mexico defender Carlos Salcedo was down injured after his left shoulder was hurt in an off-the-ball ...

Author: 0 Berger wins at St. Jude Classic for second straight year

EUROPEAN PGA TOUR: Chilean golfer Felipe Aguilar followed up his strong start with a 2-under 70 on Friday to retain a two-stroke lead after the second round of the Lyoness Open in Atzenbrugg, Austria. Graeme McDowell finished with a two under par round of 68 before heading for Wisconsin and the US Open on the back of a tied-27th finish. LPGA - Suzann Pettersen and Mi Hyang Lee each shot an 8-under 64 to share the first-round lead at the Manulife Classic in Cambridge, Ontario.

Author: 0 Ostapenko wins battle of birthdays to reach French Open final

Ostapenko thrashed 38 winners past former world number one Caroline Wozniacki to become the first teenager to reach the semi-finals since Ana Ivanovic in 2007. "When I came here, of course I didn't expect I would be in the final", Ostapenko said. Pliskova ended the tie with 45 winners and a staggering 55 unforced errors .

Author: 0 Mourinho Accused Of Tax Fraud During Real Madrid Stint

Manchester United , Paris Saint-Germain and AS Monaco were all linked with the Portugal global, who reportedly felt persecuted by the Spanish media. Ronaldo, who has been summoned to appear in court on July 31, has denied any wrongdoing. The football world in Spain has been rocked by charges of tax evasion or corruption pressed against some of its top star including Barcelona star Lionel Messi and Neymar.

Author: 0 Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia at Confed Cup

Portugal were on course to win their match against Mexico after Cedric Soares gave them the lead in the 86 minute but Hector Moreno levelled the score line in stoppage time and both teams had to settle for a draw. New Zealand's players objected to Mexico skipper Diego Reyes tugging Michael Boxall's shirt as he made a surge into the opposition half. They are yet to taste victory in 11 Confederations Cup matches .

Sports Mourinho accused of tax fraud
Author: 0 Mourinho accused of tax fraud

A four-time Ballon d'Or victor, the 32-year-old Ronaldo is the top European soccer player. The hearing will take place at 09:00 GMT on July 31 in a court at Pozuelo de Alarcon, in the suburbs of Madrid , according to Spanish press reports.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case on July 31
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case on July 31

Perez's words have seemingly had the desired effect and calmed him down to a point that neither his manager Zinedine Zidane and teammate Sergio Ramos were able to. "I still haven't spoken to Cristiano Ronaldo ". "I don't have a contract [for next season] at the moment and I have no agreement with any club". Speaking on Onda Cero's El Transistor programme, Perez said, "Cristiano isn't someone who is motivated by money".

Sports A clash for control of Group B
Author: 0 A clash for control of Group B

Australia continued to warm to their task and Rogic saw a goal-bound effort cleared but Aboubakar wasted a chance to put the game to bed soon after, skewing his finish wide from Christian Bassogog's pull back. None of the side that won the 2014 World Cup final in Brazil is present in coach Joachim Loew's squad in Russian Federation, with some having retired and others either injured or rested.

Author: 0 Oilers trade Eberle to Islanders for Strome

However, in his first career post-season action this past spring, Eberle was held without a goal over 13 games. Eberle, 27, has spent his entire seven-year career with Edmonton. This is a solid deal that works out huge for both teams, Edmonton needs more depth down the middle while the Islanders need more help on the wings.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo Rethinking Decision To Leave Real Madrid

Ronaldo has been linked with a return to Manchester United having been "outraged" by what he feels is unfair treatment by Spanish tax authorities, making him determined to leave the country. The 32-year-old signed a new contract with Real until 2021 in November last year and has a release clause of 1 billion euros. We will work hard to ensure that Real Madrid are named the best club of this new century.

Sports LeBron James: Cleveland Cavaliers will continue building toward NBA Championship
Author: 0 LeBron James: Cleveland Cavaliers will continue building toward NBA Championship

Stop telling that it wasn't earned or we didn't work for it, man". They were possibly the best team of all-time and certainly the best of the last 20 years. "But we prevailed, we're champions and it's fantastic doing it on our home floor". Before the Game four loss, The Golden State Warriors did not lose with Kevin Durant , Steph Curry , Klay Thompson and Draymond Green in the starting lineup since February 2017.

Sports Keyshawn Johnson Jr No Longer With The Huskers
Author: 0 Keyshawn Johnson Jr No Longer With The Huskers

The reason was not immediately available. Johnson Jr. will be taking a leave of absence from the team right now, but the door is open for his return next January assuming he has taken care of a few requirements prior to that time. He enrolled in school early but had been slowed in the spring due to issues involving an appendicitis. None of that quintet logged a career catch at NU.

Sports The real thing in boxing is Canelo vs Triple G
Author: 0 The real thing in boxing is Canelo vs Triple G

Five-weight world champion Mayweather, now 40, will not have fought for almost two years by the time he faces 27-year-old Irishman McGregor, a mixed martial arts fighter, on August 26. "Our fight is a real fight, it's a fight you demanded and wanted", Canelo said, via a translator. So I have to be careful with everything when facing him.

Sports Team New Zealand capsizes in America's Cup challenger race
Author: 0 Team New Zealand capsizes in America's Cup challenger race

Three of the Kiwi boat's sailors were thrown overboard but all were unharmed as Great Britain claimed victory to claw themselves back into contention. The eventual victor of the Challenger Finals will face two-times defending champions Oracle Team USA in the 35th Americas Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton.

Sports People Want Me to Fight McGregor
Author: 0 People Want Me to Fight McGregor

Former IBO and IBF welterweight champion Chris van Heerden spoke with MMAjunkie after releasing unedited footage last week of a sparring session he did with Conor McGregor . all these different attributes that I think he will bring to the table". " I would certainly box him if the opportunity arose ", he smiled. "I have no doubt in my mind he's going to do it", Roddy told the MMA Fighting podcast, the Telegraph reported .

Author: 0 Ronaldo summoned for July 31 tax hearing

Perez, newly re-elected as Real chief, gave an interview on Spanish radio last night but failed to categorically say whether his star player would remain with the club despite claims he wants to leave. However talks were then said to have been put on hold as United mulled over a move for wantaway star Cristiano Ronaldo . "He always told me he is at ease in Real Madrid ".

Author: 0 Cavs, GM Griffin part after title, 3 straight NBA Finals

While Griffin did place some protections on future picks the Cavaliers traded away, the team's cupboard is pretty bare in terms of future assets. After their NBA Finals loss, the Cleveland Cavaliers are re-loading their front office and that could include former Denver Nuggets Chauncey Billups .