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Sports Justify Wins Triple Crown at Belmont
Author: 0 Justify Wins Triple Crown at Belmont

The New Mexico native won 15 Grade 1 races in 2017, including nine with Bob Baffert , the trainer of Justify and now a two-time Triple Crown victor. He won his first three races by a combined 19 lengths, making trainer Bob Baffert a believer. Gronkowski , named for and partly owned by New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski , returned $13.80 and $7 in his US debut after arriving from England.

Sports Pres. Trump not inviting NBA champions to White House
Author: 0 Pres. Trump not inviting NBA champions to White House

Silver spoke about the topic during an interview with ESPN's Stephen A. Smith ahead of Game 4 of the Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors . The Warriors were already the league's best team when Kevin Durant , the NBA's second-best player, joined them as a free agent in 2016. Trump's attacks on kneeling football players always draw applause at his rallies and he has urged fans to leave a game if they see a player kneeling.

Author: 0 Deontay Wilder vs. Anthony Joshua Fight for Heavyweight Championship Announced

The ball is in their court. Matchroom boss Hearn is believed to have made a counter offer, which would see Wilder challenge Joshua in his backyard and take home a smaller fight purse. Another possible outlet is the Perform Group's DAZN sports streaming service, which is due to launch in the US later this summer, with Hearn's recently agreed to eight-year, $1 billion deal to provide boxing content due to begin in September.

Sports Arsenal legend Vieira explains leaving NYCFC for Nice
Author: 0 Arsenal legend Vieira explains leaving NYCFC for Nice

Manchester City - part of the City Football Group that owns the NY club - announced the move on June 10th, but the official communication was made on June 11th. 'I'm happy. This is what I was looking for: I will work in good conditions with passionate people, who will support me in the good and bad times. There is everything you need here to succeed'.

Sports Super Eagles Midfielder, Etebo Joins Stoke City For $8.5m
Author: 0 Super Eagles Midfielder, Etebo Joins Stoke City For $8.5m

Shaqiri, 26, was Stoke's standout player in a dismal campaign, notching eight goals and seven assists as he finally appeared to live up to the potential he showed at Basel. And the winger will leave taking care of his future firmly in the hands of his representatives. I'm focusing on the national team right now'. He made clear last week that he would be leaving the Potters this summer, despite having a contract which runs until the summer of 2020.

Sports Disgraced cricketer David Warner joins Nine's commentary team
Author: 0 Disgraced cricketer David Warner joins Nine's commentary team

This was Scotland's first match since March, when they narrowly missed out on qualification for the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales. But paceman Safyaan Sharif sealed Scotland's victory with seven balls to spare when he had number 11 Mark Wood plumb lbw to spark a pitch invasion by jubilant home fans.

Sports Springboks Schalk Brits recalled England Test Bloemfontein
Author: 0 Springboks Schalk Brits recalled England Test Bloemfontein

Erasmus has confirmed he wanted Brits for his experience, especially as Bismarck du Plessis was ruled out of the squad earlier and Malcolm Marx is still injured. I think bringing a lot of negativity doesn't help the situation. "There were a lot of young guys on that park against a lot of experienced England players".

Sports List of all records broken by Nadal at French Open
Author: 0 List of all records broken by Nadal at French Open

That was swatted away with Nadal's double-handed backhand, though, and the second set duly went the way of the favourite. Returning to Court Philippe Chatrier Thursday, Nadal quickly polished off the second set, and with it, effectively, Schwartzman's challenge.

Sports Rafael Nadal weighs up options after French Open glory
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal weighs up options after French Open glory

Became the first man with eight titles at the same Grand Slam when he beat fellow Spaniard David Ferrer in the 2013 final at Roland Garros. Won his second Grand Slam of 2017 at Flushing Meadows after a 10th French Open title in June. "Let me enjoy this title", he said, mildly. Nadal is now just three Grand Slam wins behind Federer but the 36-year-old Swiss star is likely to be favourite to add to his tally at Wimbledon.

Sports Hamilton: Ferrari will falter
Author: 0 Hamilton: Ferrari will falter

It was Ferrari's first win in Canada since 2004 and came from their first pole there in 17 years. After maintaining the lead at the start, it was all about managing the gap and responding to any attempted challenges from behind as the four-time world champion took his 50th Formula 1 win and third of the season.

Sports Pistons land ex-Raptors coach Dwane Casey with 5-year deal
Author: 0 Pistons land ex-Raptors coach Dwane Casey with 5-year deal

Casey and the Raptors had high expectations for the team this year, but lost to LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the semi-finals in an embarrassing sweep. Casey said. Dwane Casey is on his way to Detroit , sources tell The Associated Press. If healthy, the Pistons do potentially have an intriguing nucleus with Griffin, Jackson and Andre Drummond.

Sports GAN targets second half launch for U.S. online sports betting
Author: 0 GAN targets second half launch for U.S. online sports betting

It's unclear why he appears to be stalling, but sports betting is coming to New Jersey very , very soon, likely within just days. The state was the first USA state to legalize online sports betting last week and wasted no time to start offering sports betting activities to its citizens.

Sports Stourbridge mental health nurse named in Queen's Birthday Honours List
Author: 0 Stourbridge mental health nurse named in Queen's Birthday Honours List

The brother of aid worker David Haines, who was murdered by Islamic State extremists, is made an OBE for his work against terrorism. I also welcome the Knighthood for Jim Ratcliffe, chair and chief executive of Ineos Chemical Group, who has built a business empire which contributes so much to the Scottish economy.

Author: 0 Vieira quits New York City FC for Nice job

Vieira heads to the Ligue 1 club as a replacement for Lucien Favre , who is taking over at Borussia Dortmund . Nice released a statement describing the 1998 World Cup victor as a "monument of French football ", whose dynamism and charisma had made him the obvious choice.

Sports Mets Release Adrian Gonzalez
Author: 0 Mets Release Adrian Gonzalez

Per Joel Sherman of the New York Post , releasing Gonzalez will allow the Mets to play Jay Bruce at first base and keep Brandon Nimmo and Michael Conforto in the lineup when Yoenis Cespedes returns. He also hit just one home run in May. The veteran infielder, who turned 35 on Monday, has struggled to a.149/.213/.203 slash line in 43 games with the Mets and hasn't had more than two plate appearances in a game since May 29.

Sports City boss Pep Guardiola refutes Yaya Toure racism allegations
Author: 0 City boss Pep Guardiola refutes Yaya Toure racism allegations

And following the conclusion of City's record breaking success in the league, Toure issued a forthright interview about Guardiola. Yaya Toure launched a scathing attack on Pep Guardiola , accusing him of being racist. "But when you realise that he has problems with Africans, wherever he goes, I ask myself questions". "We were together for two years". He'll never admit it [not liking Africans].

Sports Tyson Fury: Heavyweight to fight on Carl Frampton undercard in August
Author: 0 Tyson Fury: Heavyweight to fight on Carl Frampton undercard in August

Joshua and Wilder are in talks to face each other in early 2019, while Warren plans on keeping Fury active until a world title shot happens, with his next bout scheduled to be at Belfast´s Windsor Park, Northern Ireland on August 18. The name of the game is to get the fights in, then by the end of the year be in a position for a big, big fight'. The live stream of Fury vs. Seferi will precede that evening's SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® doubleheader that features WBA Featherweight World ...

Sports Injured Ozil to miss Germany’s final World Cup warm-up
Author: 0 Injured Ozil to miss Germany’s final World Cup warm-up

Oezil will sit out the friendly against Saudi Arabia in Leverkusen with light bruising to his left knee , but he was able to run in training yesterday. With Ozil out, Paris Saint-Germain's Julian Draxler is set to fill the attacking midfield role with Chelsea's Antonio Ruediger stepping in for Boateng if needed.

Sports Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel wins the 2018 Canadian Grand Prix
Author: 0 Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel wins the 2018 Canadian Grand Prix

Max Verstappen tops the times in the final free practice session ahead of qualifying for the Canadian Grand Prix . Kimi Raikkonen in the other Ferrari and Monaco victor Daniel Ricciardo are in the third row. If he keeps this form up, it's going to be hard for Ferrari to ignore its talented junior driver when considering the line-up of the senior team. I still think we are not pretty good in Monaco and Singapore, but that's maybe the odd outlier.

Sports Tiger grouped with Thomas and Johnson at U.S. Open
Author: 0 Tiger grouped with Thomas and Johnson at U.S. Open

ET next Thursday. The yacht, named " Privacy ", is docked at Gurney's Yacht Club in Montauk, a luxury resort roughly 26 miles east of Shinnecock Hills. The three-time USA open champion reportedly tried to part with the 6,500-square-foot yacht for $25 million around the time of his highly publicized divorce from Nordegren, though many experts questioned whether the boat was worth such an amount.

Sports These Teams Are Favorites To Land LeBron Next Season
Author: 0 These Teams Are Favorites To Land LeBron Next Season

Las Vegas sports books aren't permitted to take wagers on which team LeBron James will play for next season. Following the conclusion of the finals, OddsShark revealed updated odds for where the three-time National Basketball Association champ is most likely to sign this summer.

Sports Nadal wins 11th French Open title
Author: 0 Nadal wins 11th French Open title

Thiem beat Nadal on clay twice, including last month in Madrid that ended Nadal's 21-match winning streak on clay and his streak of 50 straight sets won on his favorite surface. "If I want to beat him, I have to play that way like I did in Rome and in Madrid". 17 is an fantastic number.' He also spoke about what it means for him to win here so many times: 'It's true that in my career, I achieved much more than what I ever dreamed .

Author: 0 'Physically easier to watch Nadal on TV', says beaten Thiem

Even a cramp in his left hand early in the third set, which required a rub-down of his left forearm, did not stop him as he closed out for victory. The younger challengers struggle to land a punch, and the last six men's Grand Slam titles have now gone in the sequence of Federer-Nadal-Federer-Nadal-Federer-Nadal.

Sports Nadal bids for 11th French Open title, facing Thiem in final
Author: 0 Nadal bids for 11th French Open title, facing Thiem in final

The Austrian pushed Nadal hard early on but his spirit appeared crushed when the Spaniard won his service game to love to secure the first set, going on to win 6-4 6-3 6-2. Up a break at 2-1 in the third set, Nadal stopped serving after a fault because he couldn't straighten his left middle finger. Nadal had another massage at 5-2 and he ended Thiem's ordeal on his fifth match point when the Austrian returned long.

Sports Floyd
Author: 0 Floyd "Money" Mayweather again tops Forbes list

Remember that these are his earnings for one year, not his total wealth. Mixed-martial arts and UFC star McGregor is fourth on the list and is joined in the top 10 by Brazil footballer Neymar , basketball players LeBron James and Steph Curry, tennis ace Roger Federer and National Football League quarterbacks Matt Ryan and Matthew Stafford .

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton doubted he would finish Canadian Grand Prix

We had some problems this morning which they tried to fix during lunch, but it didn't improve so we had to try and fix them this afternoon. "[It] was a pretty good qualifying session". He was on the back foot when the race began, having started from fourth on the grid. "Red Bull will also be a threat, but it's cool to see three teams fighting for the win".

Sports Mayweather heads Forbes money list, but no women in top 100
Author: 0 Mayweather heads Forbes money list, but no women in top 100

This year The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) named Kohli as one of just five players to receive the newly-created A+ contracts, which guarantee an annual retainer of more than United States dollars 1 million, it said . He is shown to have a salary/winning of $4m and endorsements worth $20m. However, that was about $5 million less than National Basketball Association player Nicolas Batum, who landed the 100th spot on the list.

Sports John Beilein says he's staying with MI basketball
Author: 0 John Beilein says he's staying with MI basketball

Beilein was linked to the Detroit Pistons' head coaching job in the last week, but he declared his intentions to come back to MI on Wednesday in a tweet. Beilein is 248-143 in 11 seasons at MI, twice losing in the title game. Beilein is under contract with MI through the 2020-21 season at $3.37 million annually.

Sports Sebastian Vettel takes pole position for Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix
Author: 0 Sebastian Vettel takes pole position for Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix

Vettel steered his Ferrari over the 2.71-mile (4.36-km) track in 1 minute, 10.764 seconds to deprive Lewis Hamilton of a record seventh pole in Montreal . "We had a few problems". The Red Bull driver has been involved in incidents at every one of the six race weekends this year, but claimed it was not "as dramatic as people say".

Sports Conor McGregor reveals he nearly returned to UFC in May
Author: 0 Conor McGregor reveals he nearly returned to UFC in May

The two broke away, though. Covington began the second stanza as he began the first, pressing the action and putting dos Anjos against the cage. Covington lived up to his nickname, "Chaos", by applying relentless pressure. The next exchange saw Covington land another takedown and secure dos Anjos' back. Colby got to his knees, and struggled back to his feet. He'd do his best to battle back.

Sports When Does LeBron James Hit Free Agency?
Author: 0 When Does LeBron James Hit Free Agency?

As James and his Cavaliers look to get back into the Finals against Golden State after falling down 2-0, the focus will soon turn to what his free agent plans might be. "I've been told that that's not a realistic option". In order to build a super team by signing LeBron, the Rockets would first have to re-sign Chris Paul .