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Scientists Discover A Scorched Planet With A Comet-Like Tail


Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. Hurt (IPAC). The planet's host star , KELT-9, is the largest, hottest and brightest star found hosting a giant planet. In terms of its atmosphere, KELT-9b is like a hybrid between a star and a planet, said Drake Deming , a University of Maryland astronomer not involved with this study , though he cautioned that calling KELT-9b a star-planet hybrid was "somewhat of an oversimplification". Read More »

Tiger Woods' DUI video released by cops


When officers approached Woods' vehicle, it was stopped and blocking traffic in the righthand lane of Military Trail with its right turn signal flashing, the left brake light on and Woods asleep behind the wheel. Police found no alcohol in his system, reported The Washington Post , but Woods was still charged with a DUI and improper parking. The 41-year-old golfer has undergone multiple back surgeries, including one a month ago, and hasn't played competitive golf since he pulled out of ... Read More »

Brits retire from America's Cup trials race with damage

Although Land Rover BAR returned to their base and wanted to fit a second wingsail, time was against them and Emirates Team New Zealand started the their second race of the day (Race 3). "It was a hard situation for the team, but I'm really proud of how everyone dealt with the situation and we'll come back stronger tomorrow". "We though we had a click of extra pace on the reach in that first race, but once you get around mark one, there's really nothing in it between these two boats - it's ... Read More »

Italy Knock Zambia Out Of FIFA U-20 World Cup


Uruguay was the top team out of CONMEBOL qualifying for the 2017 Men's U-20 World Cup , and is arguably the favorite to win this tournament now that France is out. They came close to doubling that advantage on 15 minutes when Emmanuel Banda's free-kick beat the Italian wall, but goalkeeper Andrea Zaccagno flung himself to his left and made a fine one-handed stop. Read More »

Hull in talks with former Russian Federation coach Leonid Slutsky


Not only Premier League , but also Championship and League One. "He is my friend and he tries to help me in the situation", said Slutsky. Abramovich, who has owned Chelsea since his takeover in June 2003, sees him as a "project" to improve the reputation of Russian football., though, Slutsky he could soon resume his managerial career. Read More »

War Machine Gets Life in Prison For Christy Mack Beating


According to the New York Post , Mack appeared at War Machine's sentencing hearing, stating no sentence length would make things "feel right", noting she will always fear for her life. During Christy's two hour, harrowing ordeal , she says that her ex-boyfriend told her, "Now I have to kill you. I'm just grateful that we don't have a murder case on our hands". Read More »

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal win in French Open first round


The second seeded player at the French Open this year, Djokovic defeats Marcel Granollers of Spain. Novak Djokovic's new chapter under the guidance of Andre Agassi got off to a winning start at the French Open yesterday. Spare a thought for top men's doubles seed John Peers as he prepares to begin his tournament on Tuesday, the Australian - who will play with Henri Kontinen - still has not got his rackets with him. Read More »

Rivera: Newton (shoulder) ahead of schedule


Cam Newton is nearly ready to get back to work. According to Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer , Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Newton was likely to throw on the side during next week's minicamp. "We're not putting him ahead of schedule". "I'm excited about what he's doing". However, the 28-year-old signal caller's availability for training camp remains up in the air. Read More »

Neb. girl disqualified from soccer game for looking like a boy

How terrible. To make matters worse, Mili's family tried to prove her gender by showing her insurance card. "When my hair starts to grow I put it short because I've always had short hair", she explained to WOWT . "I didn't like my hair long". As the news spread, USWNT legend Abby Wambach shared Mili's story and spoke up for the 8-year-old with words of encouragement. Read More »

Jimmie Johnson Wins the AAA 400


The reigning series champion, Sauter won for the first time this season and 14th time in a career that dates to 2003. In his Victory Lane interview, Johnson busted out a vintage Hardee's Racing #28 hat, paying homage to Yarborough. "That allowed Larson to get by us, and he set sail from there, even though there was another restart". Eventually, however, Dillon succumbed to stronger cars, and his race ended in a 10-car pileup on the backstretch on the first lap of overtime. Read More »

'Almost a smile' - Andy Murray plays basketball shot


The Ukrainian managed to hold serve, however, which allowed Martic to serve for the match at 5-3. Cilic, the 2014 U.S. Open champion, will next face either third-seeded Stan Wawrinka or No. Halep had lost her previous four clay-court matches against Suarez Navarro, including in the first round at Roland Garros in 2013. But after trailing 5-2 in the third set, and love-30 while serving, she switched to what she jokingly called Svitolina Mode and barely a missed a shot the rest of the way. Read More »

Ravens sign Brandon Boykin


He also had four kick offs returned for touchdowns to his name, including three in his sophomore year. After struggling with injuries for over a year, the cornerback reached an agreement to sign with the Ravens, per a team announcement. The 2015 undrafted free agent from West Chester (Pa.) has played eight games and recorded one tackle. His release opens up $2.1 million in salary cap space. Read More »

New York Giants: Roger Lewis Arrested on OVI Charges


Lewis will also likely be subjected to a "random" National Football League drug test and could face a suspension. A small amount of marijuana was also found in Lewis' auto, according to the police report. He went undrafted due to character concerns related to rape allegations he faced while in high school. Lewis refused a breathalyzer test, per the report, and was taken into custody, released to a sober friend on his own recognizance. Read More »

Canelo-GGG will be in Las Vegas


T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas will be the site for Canelo-Golovkin, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya announced Monday on ESPN . The hotly-anticipated contest between Saul " Canelo " Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin will take place in Las Vegas on Mexican Independence Day, it has been announced. Read More »

Eden Hazard: Chelsea midfielder would 'listen' to Real Madrid offer

Chelsea winger Eden Hazard has suffered the worst possible start to his summer after fracturing an ankle while on global duty with Belgium . Gareth Bale has not seen the best of form lately as he was nearly absent during his side's 2016/17 campaign which saw them lift the la Liga trophy and reach the Champions League finals. Read More »

Alan Shearer sends message to Arsenal fans about Per Mertesacker


Wenger was also dismissive of the notion that his record-breaking FA Cup success, after previous wins in 1998, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2014 and 2015, might have an impact on the talks about his position. Arsenal struck back within two minutes, when Ramsey nodded home in the box, with substitute Olivier Giroud providing the assist with virtually his first touch of the ball. Read More »

Bowlers give India strong chance to defend CT title: Laxman


When asked what bowling combination he plans to unleash against India, Sarfraz said the decision would be made after reading the pitch on match day. "The adrenaline will be rushing and the blood pumping but you have to try to maintain your composure, and if I am picked I want to be the player that people remember as the match-winner and hero". Read More »

Bongmusa Mthembu wins his second Comrades Marathon


Herron, who broke down in tears of joy while also almost failing to finish the race, said she wanted to match her compatriot's efforts. She was followed home by Russia's Alexandra Morozova in second (6:31:45) while SA's Charne Bosman (also of Nedbank) came third in 6:39:51. Read More »

Ronaldo beats Messi to become leading Champions trophy goal scorer


We played very well in the first half, we thought we had enough to win the game", the 39-year-old said. I can not explain why we played like we did in the second half. Real Madrid won 4-1 in the match played in Cardiff , Wales. Perez said. "He should win his fifth Ballon d'Or now, nobody can argue with that, his end of the season has been spectacular". Read More »

Kohli in awe of Yuvraj's performance against Pakistan

After the first rain delay, New Zealand came out firing with Australian worldwide Luke Ronchi particularly harsh on Pat Cummins' bowling, smashing two fours and a six from an over. The redoubtable John Hastings did retain some control in the middle overs for his side, alongside the off spin of Travis Head and the experienced Victorian seamer ended the risky innings of Luke Ronchi for 65 off 43 balls. Read More »

49ers sign pass rusher Elvis Dumervil


After experiencing a wildly successful draft, during which he took advantage of the quarterback-needy Bears , Lynch just signed the best remaining free-agent pass rusher on the market. According to Pro Football Focus , Dumervil generated 25 total pressures in 184 pass rushing snaps previous year. He's seventh among active players with 99 sacks. Read More »

Game 2: Warriors 132, Cavaliers 113 (final)

Their leader and reigning NBA Coach of the Year assuming his usual courtside seat, Curry received a special request from Kerr: "to play with passion and play with joy", Curry shared. "They made a lot of adjustments", Kerr said of the Cavs. However, who knows if it's a smart strategy to just literally take a nap on the floor in the fourth quarter of a postseason game? Now, Golden State is headed to Northeast Ohio needing just two more - yet don't count on anybody considering this series ... Read More »

Tiger Woods police report: He was found asleep at the wheel


Woods was released on his own recognizance without bond at 10:50 a.m. EDT Monday. Tiger had to be woken up, and told police he had been golfing in L.A. Woods has not competed in four months, and he had fusion surgery on his lower back - his fourth back surgery since April 2014 - on April 20 that will keep him off the PGA Tour for at least the rest of the season. Read More »

Apple reveals HomePod smart speaker

As part of the announcement at the Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple touted upgrades for the Siri personal assistant in the fall update to the IOS mobile operating system. The HomePod is also integrated with Apple's HomeKit smart home platform and can complete HomeKit commands, like turning on air conditioning and adjusting window blinds. Read More »

London attack: Police know identities of killers

The mayor had instead been telling London residents not to be concerned by a stepped-up police presence in the city following the attack. "I personally believe that the way we police in this country is one of the finest, if not the finest in the world", he said . Read More »

Hazard to miss Belgium matches after fracturing ankle

Asked if he watched Real's Champions League win against Juventus, Hazard continued: 'Yes, but if I ever wanted to go to Real, I could get there (and be) on the bench. I'm a Chelsea player, I have another contract for three years. "I have not met with the board to discuss a new deal [but after this week's worldwide matches with Belgium] I want to think about football as little as possible". Read More »

Bucket list: Dale Earnhardt Jr. seeking Coca-Cola 600 victory

Truex pitted a final time with 33 laps left, confident he'd be able to hold on after everyone cycled through a last stop. Any question about Dillon's thoughts on the win were answered with his left fist raised. "We're going to race like we always do, unless a situation comes up to where you have to make another decision at the end of a stage, just like at Kansas or anything like that". Read More »

Murray takes on tricky Khachanov for a spot in last eight


Weary Del Potro, who beat Murray in the Davis Cup semi-finals a year ago to avenge his defeat in the Olympics final, managed just 11 points in the third set. Murray is looking to record a milestone 650th Tour-level match-win and earn a place in the quarter-finals for the seventh time. A wild forehand beyond the baseline handed Murray a break point and a double fault followed. Read More »

Racial slur sprayed on LeBron's house: 'It's tough being black in America'

That's powerful stuff. And again: we can only wonder how many basketball fans - especially younger fans - were inspired to Google Emmett Till after LeBron had finished his Wednesday press briefing. "The reason that she had an open casket is because she wanted to show the world what her son went through as far as a hate crime and being black in America". Read More »

'Not taking pressure for India clash'

The way they are playing, if you look at the last two years, their performance, they win nearly everything. India were joint-champions in the 2002 edition along with Sri Lanka . "But there's only been talk", said Watson. Laxman also said that the much-awaited match against Pakistan will be a high profile one because of the fact that India rarely play against their arch-rivals. Read More »