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Sports Three Earn WGCA All-American Scholar Recognition
Author: 0 Three Earn WGCA All-American Scholar Recognition

The minimum cumulative GPA is 3.50. These three honorees from Nevada are among 21 to earn the distinction from around the Mountain West. Nevada is in the top half of the conference selections behind Boise State, Wyoming and New Mexico's four honorees.

Sports Wizards reportedly match Nets offer for Otto Porter Jr
Author: 0 Wizards reportedly match Nets offer for Otto Porter Jr

He will remain with the Wizards on a four-year deal worth $106 million, a contract the Nets structured to include a 15-percent trade kicker and 50 percent of each season's salary due on October 1. Financial considerations aside, Washington should be thrilled to have Porter back. Bogdanovic proved to be a useful asset off the bench for the Wizards last season.

Sports Irish and British Lions rugby fightback earns a tie with All Blacks
Author: 0 Irish and British Lions rugby fightback earns a tie with All Blacks

He said the Lions should have been awarded the penalty instead, and praised his captain Sam Warburton for the way he was able to convince Poite that Owens was accidentally offside and the punishment should only be a free-kick. Gatland, meanwhile, believed the penalty should have been given to the Lions . "I thought it was a penalty to us, I thought Kieran Read jumped into [Williams], I don't think he had any chance of getting his hand on that", said Gatland.

Author: 0 UFC 213 Predictions: Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko 7/8/17

The UFC 213 main card - which also features an interim middleweight title fight between Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker - begins at 10:00 p.m. They had to fight the best of the best. That makes this even more interesting because, not only is Amanda now the champion which means the belt is up for grabs, but this will be a five round fight instead of three.

Author: 0 UFC 213 Loses Amanda Nunes, Yoel Romero - Robert Whittaker New Main Event

At this point, Romero was clearly exhausted, and as the bout entered the championship rounds, momentum was on the side of "The Reaper". Romero stayed composed and started landing kicks of his own. Romero was looking tentative now, with Whittaker pushing the pace. "I'm trying not to think about it too much, " he told The Daily Telegraph . Trapping his opponent against the fence, Romero worked Whittaker thighs with a series of short knees.

Author: 0 Federation Internationale de Football Association suspends Mexico's coach from Gold Cup

Osorio was also officially warned and received a fine for his actions. Pacific Time at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. The 56-year-old was found to have used "insulting" words towards match officials during his side's defeat to Portugal in the third-place play-off at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation on July 2.

Sports No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz leaves Summer League with ankle injury
Author: 0 No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz leaves Summer League with ankle injury

The 76ers were playing in a Summer League game against the Golden State Warriors on Saturday, and with 8 minutes, 26 seconds remaining in the third quarter, Fultz ran through the lane trying to making a running block from behind. As he was helped to the locker room by his Sixers teammates, Fultz put no weight on his left ankle. Fultz's injury marks the latest stroke of bad luck for the Sixers when it comes to their first-round draft picks.

Sports What is the Las Vegas Summer League?
Author: 0 What is the Las Vegas Summer League?

Isaiah Hartenstein was the second round draft pick of the Houston Rockets this year. He also had a block and the Lakers were +6 with him on the floor. In 2015, he was a member of the Atlanta Hawks' squad in Las Vegas. He's picked up man-to-man concepts well in the early going, according to Summer League head coach Micah Nori , but the fact that he played exclusively zone in college means he's got to learn on the fly.

Sports Wolves PF Taj Gibson arrested for driving with suspended lisence
Author: 0 Wolves PF Taj Gibson arrested for driving with suspended lisence

NYPD says they pulled T.G. over, and discovered his license was suspended. According to the report, Gibson made an illegal turn just before 3 a.m.in Queens, New York. He is coming off a season in which he averaged 10.8 points, 6.2 rebounds and 0.8 blocks per game. He is due in court September 1. "The team is confident that the matter has been resolved and we will have no further comment on the issue", the statement reads .

Sports Ajax pre-season friendly abandoned after Abdelhak Nouri collapses on pitch
Author: 0 Ajax pre-season friendly abandoned after Abdelhak Nouri collapses on pitch

The match was subsequently abandoned. Nouri received 10 minutes of treatment on the pitch having initially remained conscious after falling, and he was still breathing when medical staff made their way onto the pitch. Nouri, 20, was taken to the hospital after laying down on his back in clear discomfort during a friendly with Werder Bremen in Austria. Thanks so much for all your support'.

Sports Steve Mills explains Tim Hardaway Jr. signing
Author: 0 Steve Mills explains Tim Hardaway Jr. signing

Hardaway's beefy contract offer comes after a revelation of a fourth year in the league, averaging a career-high 14.5 points per game on 45.5 percent shooting from the floor and 35.7 percent from deep. If it happened again, Porter, 24, would return to Washington, which won 49 games last season and appeared to be emerging as a contender in the Eastern Conference.

Sports Embiid fined for inappropriate language on social media
Author: 0 Embiid fined for inappropriate language on social media

Social media-savvy Joel Embiid apparently took it too far this time. The NBA began cracking down on so-called "Twitter wars" earlier this year, issuing a memo to all 30 franchises in February emphasizing rules prohibiting "mocking and/or ridiculing" opponents or officials by official team social media accounts.

Sports Steve Hansen wants 'simpler' rugby rule book after late ref confusion
Author: 0 Steve Hansen wants 'simpler' rugby rule book after late ref confusion

Poite , however, stopped the clock and chose to discuss the decision with his assistants Jerome Garces and Jaco Peyper, as well as television official George Ayoub. Again, it is what it is, it's happened and we can't change that". "If we'd scored another try ourselves there wouldn't be this conversation". The two sides' captains, meanwhile, were left struggling for words after the draw .

Sports Auburn's Wiley helps Team USA defeat Germany in U19 World Cup quarterfinals
Author: 0 Auburn's Wiley helps Team USA defeat Germany in U19 World Cup quarterfinals

The U.S. will play Spain for the bronze medal Sunday. Italy claimed victory over Spain in dramatic fashion to reach the final of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Under-19 World Cup in Cairo. The U.S. had an answer, however. The Americans outscore Germany 21-4 over the final 7 minutes and 20 seconds of the quarter. "We guarded", Calipari said.

Sports Rockets, James Harden agree to $228M super-max extension
Author: 0 Rockets, James Harden agree to $228M super-max extension

In the light of the news that Harden landed an National Basketball Association record contract extension ( crazy details here ), Paul had the ideal response. The Rockets have every right to lock up their point guard, who averaged a double-double this past season to the tune of 29.1 points and 11.2 assists per game.

Sports Konta keeps British flag flying at Wimbledon
Author: 0 Konta keeps British flag flying at Wimbledon

The French Open has been hard for me in the past, but I don't know too much how [Jo] played in the past years here, so I don't know how she reacts to everything. Alexander Prior says in an email on Friday that Mattek-Sands, a 32-year-old American, "is now undergoing more scans this morning". That's a really positive thing.

Sports Roger Federer looking strong as seven-time champion marches on at Wimbledon
Author: 0 Roger Federer looking strong as seven-time champion marches on at Wimbledon

It's always the first goal to get to the second week and I've made that'. "In Australia he played me really close on the second serve and would try to attack me, everything that he saw that was short he would come". Federer, the third seed at SW19, never looked in any trouble as he outplayed Zverev in fading light to close out a packed schedule on Centre Court.

Sports Austrian Grand Prix: Bottas on pole, Hamilton gets grid penalty
Author: 0 Austrian Grand Prix: Bottas on pole, Hamilton gets grid penalty

He said: "I have been training, keeping my head down, staying focused and staying quiet and making sure I came here healthy and strong so we can fight". "I really enjoy driving here". Vettel is on the front row and teammate Kimi Raikkonen moves up from fourth to third because of Hamilton's grid demotion.

Sports SA paceman Rabada banned for 2nd test vs England
Author: 0 SA paceman Rabada banned for 2nd test vs England

Since he was given three demerit points for his altercation with Sri Lanka wicketkeeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella in February, Rabada now has four demerit points to his name and has been suspended for one Test. The second test takes place at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, from July 14-18. The four demerit points will remain on Rabada's disciplinary record and should he reach the next threshold of eight or more demerit points within a 24-month period, they will be converted into four suspension ...

Author: 0 NASCAR XFINITY race at Kentucky Speedway moved to Saturday

The 2017 Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts will once again anchor the NASCAR tripleheader weekend at Kentucky Speedway ending with the main event at the challenging 1.5-mile tri-oval race on Saturday, July 8, 2017. Busch ran a fast lap of 181.935 miles per hour to top Erik Jones , who clocked 181.635 miles per hour to earn the second spot. Martin Truex Jr . will start second with Busch's JGR teammate Matt Kenseth third as Toyotas claimed four of the top five spots in the ...