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Author: 0 Mayweather, McGregor set tentative fight date for boxing match

McGregor, the reigning UFC lightweight champion, has been pursuing a boxing match with the American since the turn of the New Year. "Man, much respect to Floyd Senior still getting a few rounds in at the gym". While the deal for the welterweight bout has not yet been finalized, a source with knowledge of the plan told ESPN on Monday that a date and possible site has been identified: august 26 in Las Vegas, likely at the T-Mobile Arena.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy 2017: England ease past New Zealand to reach semi-finals

England , who were soundly beaten by the Black Caps at the 2015 World Cup, dismissed New Zealand for 223 to win by 87 runs as Liam Plunkett claimed 4-55 and fellow seamer Jake Ball and leg-spinner Adil Rashid snared two wickets apiece. In response, the Kiwis got off to a nervy start but captain Kane Williamson held things together from one end. The No.3 accumulated a solid fifty from 66 balls without ever dominating and was undone by a snorter from Mark Wood which bounced off his ...

Sports Redskins name Doug Williams senior VP of player personnel
Author: 0 Redskins name Doug Williams senior VP of player personnel

Snyder and team president Bruce Allen. Doug Williams was MVP of the Superbowl XXII and I think there's some sort of relationship with the tourism. "It's a team business it's not an "I" business", Williams said. Asked if it would be fair to characterize Williams as third in command, behind owner Dan Snyder and Allen, Allen responded: "The most important person is the person with the football at that time".

Sports NBA Finals 2017 Game 5
Author: 0 NBA Finals 2017 Game 5

Game 5 of the NBA Finals is underway, with the Warriors holding a 3-1 lead and hoping to close the series out Monday night at home. A dominant, and tense, second quarter has the Golden State Warriors smelling a title. "We did a good job of that in game four". This time around Cleveland's task is even harder, in facing the prospect of overturning a 3-0 series deficit.

Sports Durant planned for this title months ago in picking Warriors
Author: 0 Durant planned for this title months ago in picking Warriors

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant , right, celebrates with his mother Wanda Durant as he is named the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player after Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Warriors and the Cleveland. "We have grown closer and closer as the year's gone on and as the playoffs have started, and he's - we're always encouraging each other", Durant said.

Author: 0 Hawaii enacts law to align goals with Paris climate accord

A new law in Hawaii formally aligns the state with the greenhouse gas reduction goals of the Paris climate change agreement. While only Hawaii has passed a law to abide by the Paris climate agreement, more than a dozen states have joined the US Climate Alliance, which aims to uphold the tenets of the agreement at the state level.

Sports Darvish sharp over 7 as Rangers top Astros
Author: 0 Darvish sharp over 7 as Rangers top Astros

He retired the first seven before walking Bregman with one out in the third. Mazara provided more cushion with his shot to straightaway center field off Dayan Diaz with two outs in the eighth to make it 6-1. "But (after) that previous outing". The Astros don't think the injury to McCullers is serious and expect him to return as soon as the 10 days are up.

Sports Perfect 10: Nadal tops Wawrinka for record 10th French Open
Author: 0 Perfect 10: Nadal tops Wawrinka for record 10th French Open

Nadal said when he first won the title in 2005 he would not have imagined he would still be playing in 2017, let alone winning, and said 10 titles had a special ring to it. But that's clearly the best he has ever played. That's why he's winning so much again. He broke the Swiss once more in the process as he won 6-2. He creates a doubt that you can not have if you want to beat him.

Sports Dashcam footage of Tiger Woods' DUI arrest released by police
Author: 0 Dashcam footage of Tiger Woods' DUI arrest released by police

Tiger Woods is one of the greatest athletes in the history of our country, but this week the pro golfer experienced one of the worst moments of his life. He had difficulty tying his shoes, stumbled asked to when walk a straight line and recited the alphabet with difficulty. Woods tells the officer he is "following the light", his words running together.

Author: 0 Twins draft California prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No. 1

There's plenty of room for regret if two-way players Hunter Greene and Brendan McKay, who were widely advertised as the best players available, end up succeeding as professionals. After he was selected, Greene said on the MLB Network, "The Reds are awesome, I'm excited". “It was an unbelievable feeling.”. “We felt Royce separated himself from those other guys just a bit, and we feel like hes somebody that well build around for the future, ” Falvey said.

Author: 0 Players walk out to sound of Oasis song for France-England

Confusion reigned for a minute as referee Davide Massa waited to hear from video assistant team of Marco Guida and Massimiliano Irrati, with the penalty compounded by Varane's controversial red card for bringing down Dele Alli , and Kane converted the penalty to equalise at 2-2.

Sports If Celtics pass on Fultz, will they go Fox-hunting?
Author: 0 If Celtics pass on Fultz, will they go Fox-hunting?

Magic Johnson and his staff had the UCLA dynamo in for his first workout with the team last week, but Ball reportedly showed up in suboptimal shape. Every aspect of the game, I just feel like I attack it. According to Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News , Ball did the exact opposite by appearing in less than peak physical condition.

Sports Marco Verratti's agent tells Chelsea how they can sign him
Author: 0 Marco Verratti's agent tells Chelsea how they can sign him

Appeal is also needed, and in the last four or five years, the French club haven't done enough to improve in that regard. Italian global Verratti is regarded as one of Europe's most accomplished passers and has been attracting interest from Chelsea and Barcelona this summer.

Sports Catfish watch is on for Game 2 of Cup Final
Author: 0 Catfish watch is on for Game 2 of Cup Final

There was no penalty. In Game 2 , Rinne played two solid periods, allowing one fluke goal in the first period, but stopped 18 of 19 shots faced through 2 periods. So the Predators said they could have been better, all of them, and Rinne said his confidence was undamaged, and now they have a mountain to climb.

Sports Real Madrid must decide on Man Utd's 'very important' Morata bid
Author: 0 Real Madrid must decide on Man Utd's 'very important' Morata bid

The agent of Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata has revealed that AC Milan's attempts to sign the striker have suffered a setback after their bid for the Spain global was rejected. "There have been frequent contacts [between us and AC Milan] until a few days ago, I can confirm that", he said. The Spaniard re-joined Real Madrid last summer following a two-year stint with Serie A champions Juventus .

Author: 0 Kiki dumped, Bacsinszky meets Ostapenko in semis

Asked what her best birthday present has been so far, she said: "I think maybe this one is one of the best ones". Since the introduction of 32 seeds at Slams (at Wimbledon 2001), there have been 23 unseeded semifinalists. Timea Bacsinszky reached the French Open women's semifinals, beating Kristina Mladenovic 6-4, 6-4 in their rain-interrupted quarterfinal here on Tuesday.

Sports Jones to lead experienced Lions against Crusaders
Author: 0 Jones to lead experienced Lions against Crusaders

The British & Irish Lions suffered the first defeat of their 10-match New Zealand tour after slipping to a disappointing 16-22 loss to the Auckland Blues at Eden Park yesterday. The Lions play the Crusaders in their third tour match here on Saturday June 10. This game is not win or bust, but it's close. Farrell said: "We're pouring all our efforts into the team ".

Sports Steph Curry does not appreciate squatting question after Game 4
Author: 0 Steph Curry does not appreciate squatting question after Game 4

The loss by Golden State ended the ballclub's chance at completing a ideal 16-0 postseason, something that has never been done before. Problem is, Curry was not in the mood to field questions about it. "Started slow, we had some turnovers early, couple careless ones. It was just one of those nights". That was a reference to the Warriors winning the previous year's title in Cleveland .

Sports Kumble to continue as India coach till Windies tour: Vinod Rai
Author: 0 Kumble to continue as India coach till Windies tour: Vinod Rai

West Indies tour ends on July 9. Rai insisted that only the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) will decide the next head coach. Kumble's current one-year contract with the Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI ) will expire on June 18, when the final of the ongoing Champions Trophy is to be held.

Author: 0 Taylor Swift Returns to Music Streaming Sites

The two pop stars have been feuding for years, and Perry doesn't seem to be letting down, claiming last month on Carpool Karaoke that Swift "started it, and it's time for her to finish it", NME.com noted . To be clear, that's exactly the same time Katy Perry drops Witness in the USA, her biggest market (the album was made available here in Australia at midnight last night).