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Cavs, GM Griffin to part after 3 straight NBA Finals trips

Cavs owner Dan Gilbert announced Monday evening that his team and its general manager, David Griffin, "have mutually decided not to extend David's current contract, which ends June 30". Between the Butler rumors and the team's pursuit of a rental of Indiana Pacers forward Paul George , they're looking at all angles for a possible fix to their Warriors problem. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo wants to return to Manchester United

Sportsmail understands Real Madrid want £175m in transfer fees while his wages over another four years will total a further £175m. "No one has sent us an offer for either Cristiano or anyone else", Perez told Onda Cero radio station. Read More »

Rain postpones men's French Open quarters, delays women's

Mladenovic briefly gave the rain-hit home crowd, so vocal in the match against Muguruza, hope when she moved 3-1 ahead in the second set, only for Bacsinszky, who reached the semi-finals in 2015, to recover with two breaks to lead 5-3 before closing out victory in one hour and 51 minutes. Read More »

Hamilton secures pole in Canada

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It was his 56th career win, a record that includes the last three Canadian Grand Prix. Matters got worse at the end of lap five, when Vettel was hauled into the pits for repairs to his front wing. "We've understood the tyres, utilised the tyres a lot better this weekend, but I think there's still things we've understood but that you can't just fix in two weeks". Read More »

Tiger Woods receiving professional help to manage meds

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In the tweet, Woods thanked "everyone for the fantastic outpouring of support and understanding". Woods recently underwent his fourth back surgery in four years. His arraignment, originally scheduled for July 5, was delayed last week until August 9. The FDA says these medications can conflict with one another with serious side effects, including possible coma. Read More »

Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team of the tournament

Amir, whose career was almost ended across London by a ban and jail sentence for his involvement in a spot-fixing scan during a 2010 Test at Lord's, was in superb form after a back spasm forced him out of the semi-final win over England. Kohli, the world's top-ranked one-day batsman, had been dropped off the previous delivery in the slips and the India fans looked shell-shocked as he trudged off. Read More »

Cavaliers return to Cleveland after NBA Finals

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There is no doubt the Warriors are a super team , with a roster that features Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant - both league MVPs - as well as Klay Thompson and Draymond Green. Finals MVP Kevin Durant was on a different bus with his mom. He's the only true hired gun on Golden State, although Iguodala was also an outside hire and once the best player on teams. Read More »

CT17: Kohli showers praising words on Yuvi, Pandya after defeating Pakistan

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Defending champions India effectively put the game out of reach for a poor Pakistan batting lineup by hitting 72 runs in the last four overs, with Pandya ending on 20 off six deliveries after being promoted up the order. The stylish southpaw hit eight crisp boundaries and a six in his entertaining knock, while Kohli made up for a sluggish start with a late flourish, ending with six fours and three sixes. Read More »

Faf: T20 Global League great chance for domestic players

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Cricket South Africa has launched its new T20 Global League in London , with former Black Cap captain Brendon McCallum among the worldwide players already signed up. "Competition was stiff, with more than 150 Expressions of Interest (EOI) received from around the world and a shortlist of heavy hitters to consider, but after rigorous discussions and engagement with each of the potential owners, we are certain that our final eight owners have the flawless combination of strategic insight and ... Read More »

Celtic to meet Linfield or La Fiorita in Champions League

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POLICE chiefs could block Celtic playing in Belfast on July 11. The former Rangers striker said: " Celtic are a ruthless outfit who find chinks in the opposition's armour and expose them". Speaking ahead of the draw, manager David Healy said Brendan Rodgers' Celtic was the last team he wanted to face. "If they want to go up a level in the Champions League they must also look to add some quality". Read More »

Draymond Green Called Bob Myers, Kevin Durant Immediately After Game 7 Loss

James is arguably the best player on the planet, and no one has ever doubted the unmatchable impact he has for the Cavs squad, but this stat shows just how effective he was. Green told Lowe that after their painful Game 7 loss to the Cavaliers in Oakland a year ago, Durant was one of the people he called while sitting in the parking lot. Read More »

Larson outlasts Elliott again at Michigan International Speedway

My dad is here today, too. "We've been close to winning so many other races, finished second six different times , [it] would be nice to have 30 more bonus points", Larson said. 88. It was his 11th top 10 finish of the year. The No. 42 auto did its best job to depict the likes of Lightning McQueen from Cars 3 , which was slapped on the rear-end of Larson's machine at Michigan International Speedway . Read More »

Mark Wahlberg thinks McGregor will struggle against Mayweather

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The fight is being held in the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and promoters are hoping to make millions off the pay-per-view sales. "I wouldn't buy it-but I would be interested in the result". "I don't believe it would damage boxing". He's spoken at length about his refusal to fight below his value and Diaz's reaction to the confirmation of McGregor vs. Read More »

Yankees prospect Torres needs Tommy John surgery

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From there, he should continue his rise through the system as a 21-year-old with the potential of receiving major league at bats in 2018. After helping Chicago win the World Series, Chapman returned to NY over the winter on a five-year deal worth $86 million. Read More »

Celtics to trade No. 1 Pick to 76ers

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Saturday was Markelle Fultz Night for the 76ers. The Sixers wouldn't be getting the player they absolutely wanted, but would settle for a player that could help out their franchise anyway. Boston would get the more favorable of those two selections, but not No. 1. The NBA Draft is on Thursday night, and there will be a celebration in Philly for the second-straight year. Read More »

Bayern dismiss Ronaldo rumours as 'hoax of the day'

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The Ballon d'Or holder's representatives Gestifute have denied the accusation, while his club have said they are "absolutely convinced that our player Cristiano Ronaldo will prove his total innocence in this process". Digital technology means news is spread with great speed, but sometimes stories come out that are simply not true. Conveniently in German, the word "Ente" means both a duck and a hoax, which is why at fcbayern.com we will be bringing you the "Hoax of the day" presented by ... Read More »

Lonzo Ball's draft stock stays strong with Lakers watching

The Lakers have made D'Angelo Russell , Julius Randle and Jordan Clarkson available in trade talks earlier this offseason, and one or more of those players would probably be included in any deal. They will have an opportunity to find a talented player at number 8 that can help take away from the distractions the front office has created. Former Washington point guard Markelle Fultz is all but certainly going to be selected at No. Read More »

Megan Anderson Talks About Pushing For The Cris "Cyborg" At UFC 214

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Then, last month, De Randamie's manager stated that his fighter was not interested in fighting " a proven cheater ", before the Dutch star herself claimed in a Facebook post that she meant to go back down to 135lbs. Despite the Australian's lack of experience in the UFC, Cyborg is still expecting a tough fight, given some of Anderson physical advantages. Justino obviously has a UFC contract as well, but she was originally brought in to compete at a lower weight class. Read More »

Celtics and 76ers agree on trade for No. 1 draft pick

If Boston holds onto the pick, it would have seven first-rounders in the next three years. I don't think so. Sources confirmed multiple reports that the Sixers are acquiring the top selection in Thursday night's draft from the Celtics in exchange for the No. Read More »

Ballet, pop stars & folk dances as Russian Federation welcomes FIFA Confederations Cup

Shprygin, who was twice deported from France a year ago during Euro 2016, said he had been notified by organisers that his fan-ID, needed to attend matches, had been cancelled. "We achieved a very good result and at times a very good game". Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo and Mexico's Carlos Vela jump for the ball during the Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico, at the Kazan Arena, Russia , Sunday, June 18, 2017. Read More »

Mexico snatch late 2-2 draw against Portugal in Confed Cup

It had seemed as though Cedric had handed all three points to the European champions when he fired Portugal in front in the 85th minute but Mexico and Moreno had other ideas. It took at least 30 seconds for Vargas's goal in second-half stoppage time to be confirmed after Alexia Sanchez was judged not to have been in an offside position earlier in the move. Read More »

Vegas Golden Knights hold cards as NHL expansion draft nears

The Penguins chose the latter. The Panthers also protected four of their core forwards in Jonathan Huberdeau, Sasha Barkov, Nick Bjugstad and Vincent Trocheck. I'm glad I did. Meanwhile the Columbus Dispatch reported the Blue Jackets are believed to be trading this year's first-round draft pick (No. 24 overall) and a prospect (not Pierre-Luc Dubois or Sonny Milano) to Vegas for assurances that the Golden Knights will pluck either left wing Matt Calvert, centre William Karlsson or ... Read More »

Madrid hailed as 'Masters of the Universe' after crushing Juve

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A move for Manchester United's David de Gea has always been rumoured and it would be no surprise to see Madrid sign a new goalkeeper. "I think people don't have words to criticise, because the numbers don't lie", he told reporters after receiving the man-of-the-match award from his former Manchester United mentor Alex Ferguson . Read More »

Pakistan end England's dominance, becomes first team to reach final of CT2017

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England rode on useful contributions from top-order batsmen - Joe Root (46), Jonny Bairstow (43) and captain Eoin Morgan (33) - but they kept losing wicket at regular intervals due to sustained pressure created by Pakistan bowlers. "Credit goes to the bowlers and the batters who finished it very well", Sarfraz said. Pakistan spin maestro Saeed Ajmal was previously the most successful Pakistani bowler in Champions Trophy , after he grabbed eight wickets in 2009 edition. Read More »

Long road: Koepka's journey now includes a US Open title

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His round of 66 was over almost 90 minutes before Koepka strolled to the 18th green, with the tournament all but wrapped up. If you live in Jupiter, Fla., and you were taking one of those childhood tests to figure out which item doesn't belong, Koepka would have been that odd item out when talking about the community's pro golfer population. Read More »

76ers, Celtics agree on trade for No. 1 draft pick

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I'm truly blessed to be in this position. Fultz would be joining a Philadelphia 76ers that is unlikely to match up soon with the Golden State Warriors or Cleveland Cavaliers but as ESPN puts it "would likely expect to turn a real corner toward respectability again", with big boost to be provided by top draft picks in the next few years. Read More »

Who will join the Vegas Golden Knights?

And teams aren't prohibited from making trades that would keep certain unprotected players from being selected. Before the end of the week, the NHL's 31st team will have enough players to take the ice. He's not known to back down from a little aggression despite is six-foot stature. Along with that possibility, it's important to note that this team is still limited to plucking one player from each roster, although there are hypothetical scenarios where they might yield creative ... Read More »

Koepka wins first major championship at US Open

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In the day's last hour, when even the smallest bobble under increasing pressure has thrown many a train off the tracks, Koepka was sensational. I'd never teed off this late before, so that was different. Until the next time they aren't. "I love traveling. I'll go anywhere". I don't know why. I'd played so many weeks in a row. "I didn't exactly get my dad a card", he said. Read More »

Pakistan media hails win against India in Champions Trophy

Pakistan had come into the tournament as the lowest-ranked team and lost heavily to India in their opening group match but they beat South Africa and Sri Lanka to make the semi-finals where they knocked out hosts England. But just when it seemed that he was blazing towards a first global century, he was run out after a mix-up with Ravindra Jadeja. Fakhar rode his luck when he was caught behind off a no-ball on three. Read More »

LeBron James 'likely' to leave Cavaliers next summer

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A super team is when a few really good players play on the same team. " But, obviously as a team, we're going to have a conversation ". LeBron James has denied that he even created a super team with the Miami Heat [VIDEO ], as LeBron said that they had to build Miami into a contender and it wasn't as easy as just bringing in All-Stars. Read More »

2016 champ Muguruza upset by Mladenovic in Paris

When the women's champion is crowned at Roland Garros on Saturday, she will be a first-time Grand Slam victor. Carreno Busta reached his first Grand Slam quarter-final with a 4-6, 7-6, 6-7, 6-4, 8-6 win over Canada's Milos Raonic, last year's Wimbledon runner-up. Read More »

Latest ICC ODI rankings: Pakistan jump to number 6; India number 3

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Left-arm fast bowler Amir, whose career was nearly ended on the other side of London's River Thames by a ban and jail term he received for his part in a spot-fixing scam during a 2010 Test against England at Lord's, was superb. "It says a lot about his personality. but what I do know is that Mohammad Amir is a big-match player". Pakistan , on the other hand, have also lived up to their "unpredictable" standards, with their comprehensive wins over South Africa and Sri Lanka after the ... Read More »