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Sports Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP award
Author: 0 Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP award

Would it be Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder , James Harden of the Houston Rockets , or Kawhi Leonard of the San Antonio Spurs taking home the latest MVP honors? "Special to me. "You guys sacrificed everything you done in your whole life". Brogdon beat out finalists Joel Embiid and Dario Saric, both of the Philadelphia 76ers.

Sports Traore leaves Chelsea for Lyon
Author: 0 Traore leaves Chelsea for Lyon

The 21-year-old Burkina Faso global, who spent last season on loan at Ajax , has signed a five-year deal with the French side. Reports out of England via The Daily Mail confirm that Lyon have officially signed Bertrand Traoré from Ajax .

Author: 0 Ricciardo wins race; Hamilton, rival clash

The irate German was protesting what he had perceived to be a brake-test from Hamilton while the three-time world champion was managing the pace under the Safety Car, though the data later showed Vettel's assumption to be incorrect . After the race, a somewhat calmer Vettel reportedly admitted that Hamilton likely wasn't trying to make him damage his Ferrari , as that would compromise the Mercedes' driver's race too.

Sports Vegas holds trade cards during expansion draft window
Author: 0 Vegas holds trade cards during expansion draft window

The Las Vegas Golden Knights will announce their selections during the NHL Awards ceremony, which is 8 p.m. Wednesday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The now released unprotected list has sent several experts into a frenzy trying to figure out just who exactly the Golden Knights will take. He emphasized that each team will be contacted and given the opportunity to have a say in protecting its roster.

Sports Bucks' Brogdon named to All-Rookie Team
Author: 0 Bucks' Brogdon named to All-Rookie Team

He was also named to the All-NBA second team and the All-Defensive second team (both of which were already announced). While Antetetkounmpo had a decent 2015-16 campaign, he jumped to stardom this season by posting 22.9 points, 8.8 rebounds, 5.4 assists, 1.9 blocks and 1.6 steals per game.

Sports Penguins' Fleury left available for Vegas expansion draft
Author: 0 Penguins' Fleury left available for Vegas expansion draft

But Vegas general manager George McPhee has a simple solution for those teams that don't want to part with their star players. If you really want to keep a good, unprotected player, it'll cost you. But it's unlikely the two would consider joining an expansion team at this point in their respective careers. This means if the Blues have an unprotected player they would like to keep, Vegas could work out a deal for other players and/or draft picks to accommodate their wishes.

Sports 76ers Get No. 1 Pick From Celtics
Author: 0 76ers Get No. 1 Pick From Celtics

If the reported deal between the Celtics and 76ers goes down, Boston would reportedly land this year's No. 3 pick as well as either the Lakers' 2018 first-rounder or the Kings' 2019 first-rounder. All indications are the 76ers will select Fultz, who grew up in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, and played his freshman season at the University of Washington.

Sports Kevin Durant Takes Jab At Sixers Over
Author: 0 Kevin Durant Takes Jab At Sixers Over "FEDS" Nickname

At this stage, let's not get insane and place the Sixers in the playoffs just yet. When Simmons was drafted, it gave Sixers' fans a dream of pick-and-rolls with 7-foot-2 center Embiid . Youth in the NBA is what every basketball general manager covets, and Philly has that and then some. In Minnesota, three-time All-Star Butler, 27, will reunite with coach Tom Thibodeau and join centre Karl-Anthony Towns, 21, to create one of the best duos in the league.

Sports Bunker chip-in does it for Spieth
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His second shot then hit the side of a hill some 20 yards short of the green and bounced back into the same bunker he'd almost holed out from minutes earlier on 18. Berger hit his drive on the playoff hole left and into the crowd behind a fairway bunker. Acceptance not only of the shot itself but of the fact it wasn't quite as unbelievable as it seemed because of the man who launched it and then seemingly willed it to bounce right when it had no reason to do so except that it's what Spieth ...

Sports Henry Onyekuru Reportedly Close to Everton Move
Author: 0 Henry Onyekuru Reportedly Close to Everton Move

Everton will sign Nigerian striker Henry Onyekluru from Belgian side KAS Eupen and then loan him to Anderlecht for next season, British media reported on Tuesday. It will take the club's spending past the £60m barrier this month with more to follow with a deal pending for Malaga forward Sandro Ramirez . Everton have already signed England Under-21 goalkeeper Jordan Pickford from Sunderland for £30m and Ajax captain Davy Klaassen in a £24m deal.

Sports Australia target 300 total in World Cup opener
Author: 0 Australia target 300 total in World Cup opener

Batting first, West Indies were bowled out for 204 runs in 47.5 overs. The Southern Stars next game will see them square off against Sri Lanka on Thursday (AEST) and after such a strong start, Australia will surely be full of confidence. Chedean Nation and Deandra Dottin made 39 and 29 runs respectively for West Indies. "We've got some good spinners in our line-up who've done a good job over a long period of time, so I'm looking forward to seeing them playing well and I expect the ...

Sports Bungee Instructor's bad English results in leaping death
Author: 0 Bungee Instructor's bad English results in leaping death

Vera misheard her instructor when he said " no jump " - thinking he meant " now jump " - and leaped off the 32-metre-high (105 ft) bridge near the town of Cabezon de la Sal to the shallow stream and rocks below. The jump involved leaping from a bridge over a highway in the northern region of Spain while attached to an elasticated bungee rope, but it was to take a tragic turn when Vera stepped up to the ledge.

Sports Thunder's Kanter takes shot at Durant after Westbrook wins NBA MVP
Author: 0 Thunder's Kanter takes shot at Durant after Westbrook wins NBA MVP

Drake , right, and Rosalyn Gold-Onwude arrive at the NBA Awards at Basketball City at Pier 36 on Monday, June 26, 2017, in NY. "I could never do none of this without you guys". I can't do this all by myself, so I appreciate them. It just takes a lot. Mike D'Antoni was named Coach of the Year after leading Houston to 55 wins in his first season with the team.

Sports Canelo, Pacquiao among star boxers ripping Mayweather vs. McGregor 'sideshow'
Author: 0 Canelo, Pacquiao among star boxers ripping Mayweather vs. McGregor 'sideshow'

But three weeks earlier, Pacquiao told Yahoo.com he won't waste his time on the Mayweather-McGregor spectacle. Sports' Dan Wetzel . "In fact, it could be very boring". He plans on watching two other fighters who are actually skilled equally go toe-to-toe against one another. Until then, Pacquiao is focused exclusively on his next opponent but he and his longtime coach Freddy Roach have said that they could see another fight with Mayweather happening soon.

Sports Bucks guard Brogdon voted Rookie of the Year
Author: 0 Bucks guard Brogdon voted Rookie of the Year

He averaged 10.2 points per game, adding 4.2 assists, 1.1 steals - both top marks for rookies - 2.8 rebounds, 0.2 blocks and 1.5 turnovers. Embiid, Saric, and the Milwaukee Bucks Malcolm Brogdon are the finalists for NBA Rookie of the Year .

Sports Steelers LB: 'NFL has a Patriots problem'
Author: 0 Steelers LB: 'NFL has a Patriots problem'

The Steelers were the No. 2 seed and got to host the AFC championship, and gaining homefield advantage will be the primary goal of the regular season. "We have to make a Super Bowl come through Pittsburgh", Butler said . Shazier was asked specifically Thursday if the Steelers have a Patriots problem, and he responded by saying that New England is a problem for the entire league.

Sports Westbrook caps historic season with MVP award
Author: 0 Westbrook caps historic season with MVP award

By capturing All-Defensive honors, Gobert also earned himself some more money. Leonard, Green and Gobert are finalists for the Defensive Player of the Year Award , which will be announced on Monday night during the nationally televised NBA Awards Show.

Sports 'No means no'- German journalist rules out Naby Keita moving to Liverpool
Author: 0 'No means no'- German journalist rules out Naby Keita moving to Liverpool

Naby Keita attempted 1,411 passes in the Bundesliga last season. Leipzig were the surprise package in Germany past year as they themselves qualified for the Champions League for the first time in their history, leading to a number of their high-profile players trying to be poached by other European clubs.

Author: 0 Ed Sheeran fires back at Glastonbury critics

However, the simple set up left some fans disappointed, and many took to social media to question why Ed had not recruited a live band to perform with him instead of using what they thought was a backing tape onstage. With the party now officially over, campers have until 6pm to leave the site, while crew and stallholders are given a week to clear their property.