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Sports DT McCoy to visit Browns on Friday
Author: 0 DT McCoy to visit Browns on Friday

The team was finalizing a deal with free agent Ndamukong Suh , though the signing was not official as of today. However, when a talent like Gerald McCoy becomes available, due diligence demands they at least kick the tires. When asked where that would be, McCoy said, "I don't know". The 31-year-old is reportedly receiving "overwhelming" interest and some offers from teams have been reported as high as $11 million per year, per Rick Stroud of The Tampa Bay Times .

Sports NASCAR ‘pleased’ with $2B deal with ISC
Author: 0 NASCAR ‘pleased’ with $2B deal with ISC

Shareholders will receive $45 for each share under the agreement. On Wednesday, the statement issued by ISC said the merger agreement was unanimously recommended by the special committee composed exclusively of independent directors of ISC's board.

Sports Real Madrid Issue Statement On Pochettino's Claim
Author: 0 Real Madrid Issue Statement On Pochettino's Claim

It seems as though Pochettino's comments were made in jest but interpreted as serious by Real Madrid . "Also, during the past year, Liverpool invested a lot in order to create a big project to win either a Premier League or Champions League ".

Sports Swansea’s James pulls out of Wales squad after father’s death
Author: 0 Swansea’s James pulls out of Wales squad after father’s death

James is a different kind of signing to players United have been signing in the post-Sir Alex Ferguson era. The figure being mentioned of late is close to £15m which, although is low, the club could've potentially held out for less considering his contract only has a year left on it.

Sports Nadal opens bid for 12th French Open title against qualifier
Author: 0 Nadal opens bid for 12th French Open title against qualifier

Can Rafael Nadal defend his title. again? And if he makes it to the second round of the clay-court Grand Slam, another qualifier will be waiting. "It was very important for me to play well in Rome, I hope it's a good sign for Roland Garros", the Spaniard, who could face Japanese Kei Nishikori in the last eight, added.

Sports Stanley Cup Final: Boston Bruins favored over St. Louis Blues
Author: 0 Stanley Cup Final: Boston Bruins favored over St. Louis Blues

After the St. Louis Blues made quick work of the San Jose Sharks , and the Boston Bruins made even quicker work of the Carolina Hurricanes , the matchup for the 2019 Stanley Cup Final is set. So, which players should Bruins fans focus on in this Cup Final? Despite already being down 3-2 in the series, they're going to be short-handed in Game 6.

Author: 0 Klay Thompson’s Reaction To All-NBA Snub Is Going Viral

I would rather win a championship than be Third Team All-NBA, so it's all good". Klay Thompson learns he didn't make All-NBA ("Oh I didn't?") and is clearly a little ticked (it affects his next contract): "When you go to five straight Finals, it takes more than a couple All-NBA guys..." "That's like an all-time team, but whatever".

Sports What the All-NBA team results mean for 7 NBA stars
Author: 0 What the All-NBA team results mean for 7 NBA stars

Similarly, Harden averaged over 36 points per game this season - the 7th most ever and the most by a player not named Wilt Chamberlain or Michael Jordan. James has been a lock for most of his career, but was no sure thing after an injury-shortened first season in Los Angeles. Under the CBA, players can only sign supermax contracts with their current teams and become eligible if they have been in the league for seven or eight years and have not been traded since the first four years in the ...

Sports Chelsea: Olivier Giroud hands another year to the Bridge after contract renewal
Author: 0 Chelsea: Olivier Giroud hands another year to the Bridge after contract renewal

After joining the club from Arsenal in January 2018 for £15m on an 18-month deal, Giroud's contract was set to expire this summer, though there was understood to be a clause in the deal for a further year at the club. Giroud, thus, can be a lethal option up front and given Chelsea strikers' wretched condition in front of goal along with the inevitable transfer ban , trying out a fresh face in Giroud can turn things around in a good way.

Sports Bucks Coach: 'There's Certainly No Place' for Drake on the Court
Author: 0 Bucks Coach: 'There's Certainly No Place' for Drake on the Court

Georgios Dimitropoulos , the founder of Octagon Basketball Europe, the agency that represents the Milwaukee Bucks star, called out Drake for being "disrespectful" in a since-deleted tweet Wednesday morning. Drake , the Raptors' unofficial mascot, has masterfully trolled Milwaukee and it's getting under their skin. Drake during Game 4. "It sounds like you guys are saying it's more than I realize", Budenholzer said.

Sports Cespedes busts ankle in fall at ranch
Author: 0 Cespedes busts ankle in fall at ranch

Céspedes has been out most of the last two seasons and was recovering from surgery on both heels. Washington led 1-0 in the fifth, 3-1 in the seventh and 5-4 in the eighth, but the Mets (22-25) kept bouncing back and won their second straight game after general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said Mickey Callaway will remain the team's manager "for the foreseeable future".

Sports Top 5 picks make up NBA All-Rookie first team
Author: 0 Top 5 picks make up NBA All-Rookie first team

Dončić and Young both received NBA All-Rookie First Team votes on all 100 ballots to finish with 200 points each. The former EuroLeague MVP knocked down 168 3-pointers in 2018-19, marking the third-most triples by a rookie in league history.

Sports Mercedes: Lauda was the heart and soul of Formula 1
Author: 0 Mercedes: Lauda was the heart and soul of Formula 1

Hamilton remains seven points clear of teammate Valtteri Bottas in the Formula 1 standings, with Red Bull's Max Verstappen languishing in third position, more than 60 points behind leader Hamilton. Lauda also played a key role in bringing Hamilton to Mercedes from McLaren in 2013. Vettel not only sported a near-replica Lauda helmet, but revealed also that, after learning of his friend's lung transplant operation previous year, he wrote a letter that he described as being "a great pleasure" ...

Sports Pep Guardiola to Juve done deal, presentation scheduled for 14/06
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola to Juve done deal, presentation scheduled for 14/06

That is backed up by City themselves, with Sammy Lee of Goal reporting that the club stand by Guardiola's assertion, so if the word coming out of the club is to be believed, then there may not be much to the reports. Juventus shares, which reached a record high earlier this year, boosted by the Ronaldo signing, were up 3.3% to 1.49 euros at 1.19pm in Milan, compared with a 1.7% decline for Italy's FTSE MIB index.

Sports Kylian Mbappe wants a bigger role at PSG, says former goalkeeper
Author: 0 Kylian Mbappe wants a bigger role at PSG, says former goalkeeper

This season he has scored 32 goals in 29 league games, and 38 goals for PSG , outperforming numerous world's most expensive players. Former manager Unai Emery has revealed Mbappe's desire to join Real Madrid was also a major issue in his final season in 2017-18, with the club eventually persuading the forward to stay.

Sports Green: Warriors need Kevin Durant back for finals
Author: 0 Green: Warriors need Kevin Durant back for finals

Damian Lillard calls the Blazers" season "special' after everything that they've gone through. In many ways, though, the result was depressingly familiar for the Blazers, whom the Warriors eliminated from the play-offs for the third time in four seasons.

Sports NBA All-Defensive team 2019: Celtics' Marcus Smart named to first team
Author: 0 NBA All-Defensive team 2019: Celtics' Marcus Smart named to first team

Antetokounmpo received a total of 145 points, including 94 First Team votes, while Bledsoe tallied 100 points with 36 First Team votes. The 2018-19 NBA All-Defensive Second Team consists of Jrue Holiday (90 points), Klay Thompson (82), Joel Embiid (80), Draymond Green (61) and Kawhi Leonard (39).

Sports Drake Put On Blast By Milwaukee Bucks Head Over Courtside Antics
Author: 0 Drake Put On Blast By Milwaukee Bucks Head Over Courtside Antics

It was like watching someone's much older brother RKO their younger sibling off a flight of stairs; you kind of want to step in but also really want to see what unfolds. "You can't help but occasionally see Drake just going into timeouts or in and out of timeouts, whether he's encouraging or cheering for Toronto", Budenholzer said.

Sports Michael Slater reportedly kicked off flight from Sydney to Wagga Wagga
Author: 0 Michael Slater reportedly kicked off flight from Sydney to Wagga Wagga

In a statement on Tuesday, Slater said: "I apologise for the inconvenience this caused other passengers on the flight". Macquarie Radio digital content maker Nick Fergus told Ray Hadley on 2GB , Slater was evacuated after a contention with two female friends escaped hand after they loaded up a 74-seater plane at the domestic airport around 3pm on Sunday.

Sports Stanley Cup Playoffs: Schwartz, Tarasenko have Blues close to Cup Final
Author: 0 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Schwartz, Tarasenko have Blues close to Cup Final

Just watched the replay. His careful edge work helps him breeze through the neutral zone, never seeming to strain himself but still gliding around and by his opposition. The Sharks had better be ready and work to avoid coming out as flat as they were on Sunday night. The Blues absolutely beatdown the Sharks from start to finish in game five, dominating the face-off, playing cleaner hockey across the board and getting 40 shots compared to 21 from the Sharks .

Sports Juwan Howard set to return to MI as John Beilein's replacement
Author: 0 Juwan Howard set to return to MI as John Beilein's replacement

Howard, a MI alum, was a key member of the "Fab Five" recruiting class. Juwan Howard is heading back to his roots to become the head coach of Michigan's basketball program. "I feel he is more than ready". He won two NBA championships with the Heat, in 2012 and '13, and earned NBA All-Star honors in 1996. Howard returned to MI and earned his degree in 1997.

Sports Zion Williamson Could Return to Duke Instead of Going to Pelicans
Author: 0 Zion Williamson Could Return to Duke Instead of Going to Pelicans

Windhorst also threw out a potential lifeline Zion could threaten the Pelicans with and that is by returning to Duke for his sophomore campaign. I'm not saying he's going to pick these options, but he has not signed with an agent and he has not signed a shoe deal yet, [.] He could threaten to go back to Duke.

Sports J.B. Bickerstaff Reportedly Heading To Cavaliers As Assistant Coach
Author: 0 J.B. Bickerstaff Reportedly Heading To Cavaliers As Assistant Coach

JB Bickerstaff was sacked as the head coach of the Memphis Grizzlies this year following a 33-49 season, but he was not unemployed for very long. Bickerstaff's father, Bernie , is a senior adviser with the Cavs. That priority will likely offer Bickerstaff quite a bit of sway within the organization as Beilein familiarizes himself with the National Basketball Association landscape.

Sports Chiefs' overtime rule change proposal defeated for 2019 season
Author: 0 Chiefs' overtime rule change proposal defeated for 2019 season

Cities and teams put out requests to host the NFL Draft, much like they do for the Super Bowl, and get selected by a committee. Las Vegas will play host to the event in 2020. In 2006, it moved to Radio City Music Hall in NY. "Today's announcement would not have been possible without the tireless work of Kathy Nelson, the Kansas City Sports Commission and the Kansas City civic community".

Sports Borussia Dortmund sign Brandt from Leverkusen
Author: 0 Borussia Dortmund sign Brandt from Leverkusen

Brandt, already an established worldwide with 24 caps, signed a five-year, 25-million-euro deal ($27.9 million) that will keep him at Dortmund until 2024, the club said on its website. "I am proud to play for Borussia Dortmund". The 26-year-old represented his former club on 182 occasions, scoring 46 goals and assisting a further 44 strikes.

Sports Firmino returns to training ahead of Champions League final
Author: 0 Firmino returns to training ahead of Champions League final

Also included in Liverpool's group is Guinea midfielder Naby Keita, who continues his rehabilitation from a serious groin problem suffered nearly three weeks ago. 'We are feeling really, really positive and for us it would be a big, big thing [to win it]. Marc Allera, CEO of BT's Consumer brands, said: "BT continues to offer our customers unrivalled choice - with the best content, the smartest devices, and the latest technology - through partnerships with the world's most innovative ...

Sports Tyrann Mathieu targeted in family extortion plot: 'Going to kill you all'
Author: 0 Tyrann Mathieu targeted in family extortion plot: 'Going to kill you all'

According to WDSU , a distant relative of Mathieu identified as New Orleans resident Geourvon Sears is accused of contacting Mathieu and threatening to go to the media with sexual misconduct allegations. He also provided his bank account information so Mathieu, or his associates, could deposit the money, according to court documents. A spokesperson for Mathieu said the issue involving Sears, whom the spokesman said was undergoing a "mental health crisis", was a "private and personal family ...

Author: 0 Hazard is my Chelsea benchmark, says Pulisic

Dortmund finished two points behind champions Bayern Munich last week and will compete in next season's Champions League group stage. But the £58 million ($73 million) signing appears unlikely to get his wish to play alongside Chelsea's star man, with Hazard persistently linked with a move to Real Madrid .

Sports War of Will wins Preakness Stakes
Author: 0 War of Will wins Preakness Stakes

He flattened out in the stretch and finished eighth, though he moved up to seventh after Maximum Security's disqualification. War of Will , ridden by Tyler Gaffalione, held off longshots Everfast and Owendale in the stretch to capture the second leg of the Triple Crown at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore on Saturday, May 18.

Sports Pochettino escapes touchline ban for Champions League final
Author: 0 Pochettino escapes touchline ban for Champions League final

This year everything is going well for me. Pochettino committed to a new five-year contract with Tottenham in May 2018 , with the intention being that he will remain in his current post for many years to come. "They walked into that stadium, they are playing in a Champions League final - that's what I want for our supporters". "And in my head I have no thoughts of leaving".

Sports Cubs drop protest of Nationals game
Author: 0 Cubs drop protest of Nationals game

Thanks to Maddon's protests, it took more than eight minutes for Doolittle to throw seven pitches in a 1-2-3 inning to close out the game. Although the umpires huddled with each other, and then with Doolittle, they sided with the lefty while deeming his delivery OK.

Sports Estrada's 3-run double breaks open Yanks' win over Rays
Author: 0 Estrada's 3-run double breaks open Yanks' win over Rays

Houston tries for its 10th straight win in a game at Fenway Park. The Rays left-handed ace was overpowering against NY on Sunday, but his 12 strikeouts over 5 2/3 innings of two-run ball weren't enough in a 7-1 loss. "Our pitching has been outstanding for us this year and they are going to continue to be outstanding". Meadows charged and catcher Erik Kratz, making his first start for the Rays , snagged the slightly off-line, one-hop throw and tagged Hicks, who ran past third base coach Phil ...