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Jose Mourinho father dies at 79

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Jose Manuel Mourinho Felix had a distinguished playing career as a goalkeeper making more than 250 appearances for Belenenses and Vitoria Setubal as well as one cap for Portugal. As Goal reported, the Portugal worldwide former club Belenenses confirmed his death on their Twitter account. The late Mourinho had been down with illness for months, before finally giving up over the weekend. Read More »

Selanne, Kariya headline Hockey Hall of Fame class of 2017

He was selected as captain of the Mighty Ducks at age 21 and finished his career with 16 goals and 23 assists in 46 playoff games. "When I look back I always think of hockey as a team game and it was never about me." said Andreychuk". Daniel Alfredsson will have to play the waiting game to get in the Hockey Hall of Fame . The franchise made a big splash in free agency, signing Kariya to a three-year, $18 million contract in 2007 when the club was deep into a rebuilding process. Read More »

Nationals sign embattled closer Francisco Rodriguez, report says

They never ask my opinion. He won't pitch in any situation again for the Detroit Tigers . The Nationals, a team who has been deprived of production from their bullpen this season, will look for Rodriguez to help aid their pen's woes, however, his 2017 struggles make this signing a puzzling one. Read More »

Arena Unveils US Roster for Gold Cup

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Fans can also follow the game live on Twitter at @ussoccer and @ussoccer_esp , and Facebook . In 17 starts for Sporting KC in 2017, the five-time MLS All-Star Besler has tallied three assists and has captained Sporting KC to nine team clean sheets as of June 24. Read More »

Hamilton calls Vettel a 'disgrace' after Azerbaijan crash

Yet despite his 10-second stop-and-go penalty - after the stewards in Baku deemed Vettel's actions to be risky - the German still managed to extend his title lead to 14 points after Hamilton was forced into an unscheduled pit stop when his headrest came loose. Read More »

England beat South Africa and win T20 series without captain Eoin Morgan

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Paterson then claimed the scalps of Buttler (31) and David Willey (1) in the final over to finish with four for 32 as England added just 15 runs for their last five wickets for 15 runs. AB De Villiers captained the Proteas side in the ODI and T20 series against England as well as in the Champions Trophy 2017. The South African carted him for two sixes and a four before holing out and giving the 20-year-old his first wicket in worldwide cricket. Read More »

Green, Leonard & Gobert lead NBA All-Defensive First Team

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Beverley was third amongst guards in charges taken, sixth in the league. Gobert led the National Basketball Association in blocks (2.6 bpg) while also ranking third in defensive rating at 99.2, with Leonard accounting for 1.8 steals per game and a defensive rating of 101.6. Read More »

Buddy Hield named to 2016-17 NBA All-Rookie First Team

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The NBA All-Rookie First and Second Teams are shown below. Buddy Hield had an unusual rookie season but it has ended better than it started. His 6.3 rebounds per game and his 106 3-pointers both ranked third among rookies. He shot 41 percent from the field, 31 percent from three-point range and 78 percent from the free-throw line. The Kings acquired Hield in February as part of a trade that sent All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins to New Orleans. Read More »

I'll win Formula 1 title 'the right way', insists Hamilton

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Vettel, who had attempted to demand an explanation for the penalty during a terse radio exchange with his Ferrari team, said that nothing had happened. Mercedes boss Toto Wolff said the "gloves are off" between Hamilton and Vettel. "That set-up gives me more confidence with the auto, I am able to drive the vehicle now and push the auto". Read More »

NBA Draft: Chicago Bulls trade Jimmy Butler to Timberwolves

The Chicago Bulls star will be getting a fresh start next season, but with a new team. "You're not afraid to tell them the truth. I guess being called the face of an organization isn't as good as I thought", he said. 7 pick, sending Markkanen to Chicago. Chicago ranked 23rd in scoring and 24th in 3-point accuracy last season. The two sides engaged on serious discussions on draft night past year, but couldn't close it. Read More »

Verstappen says Red Bull a match for Ferrari

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After retiring in Bahrain, Spain and Canada, Verstappen has not hidden his frustrations with Red Bull's recent technical issues, complaining after qualifying that the unreliable engine was limiting his progress. "We're at that point in the season where, give it another couple of races, we'll get closer and closer". "It was very weird", Verstappen told Sky Sports. Read More »

Conor McGregor Uses Cards to Train For Floyd Mayweather Fight

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The match-up between two of the biggest names in combat sports was officially confirmed on June 14 following months of speculation and verbal jousting between the pair. Floyd Mayweather has mocked Conor McGregor ahead of their upcoming bout by claiming that Tyron Woodley, rather than the Irishman, is the best fighter in UFC . Read More »

Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton in F1 crash row

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Red Bull boss Christian Horner has said Sebastian Vettel suffered from a "tourettes moment" in Baku after barging into Lewis Hamilton. The German driver, a four-time Formula One world champion, accused Hamilton of deliberately slowing down in front of him while the Briton was leading the race in Baku. Read More »

"I hope" Ronaldo returns to Man United

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Ronaldo is now on worldwide duty with Portugal at the Confederations Cup. What happened with the tax authorities was after the game. When it became public that a prosecutor in Madrid filed a tax fraud complaint against Ronaldo on June 13, the news went viral and several worldwide media platforms speculated that this could cause the footballer to leave Real Madrid this summer. Read More »

Chile reach Confed Cup semis after draw against Australia

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RB Leipzig forward Timo Werner scored twice, with Hoffenheim midfielder Kerem Demirbay also on target for the experimental German squad competing in Russian Federation. Germany took the lead in the 48th minute as a superb back-heel from captain Julian Draxler steered the ball into the path of former Turkey junior global Demirbay and he rifled a shot into the roof of the net. Read More »

Liverpool Complete £36.9m Signing Of Mohamed Salah

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Berger said he felt Jurgen Klopp's side were "close" to being able to win the Premier League , adding: "You can see that everyone is happy and they're enjoying their football. Klopp is evidently going for quality over quantity, but time will tell if he can land his preferred targets. "Mohamed has the ideal mix of experience and potential - this is a really exciting signing for us", the manager told his club's official website . Read More »

Kevin Durant has an extremely petty cupcake hat, and it's great

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On Saturday afternoon, Warriors social media guru Julie Phayer shared a picture of KD rocking a hat with a cupcake on the front - and a ring atop the dessert. Durant is reappropriating the insult, and this isn't the first time the Warriors have had fun with it. I don't think the Durant and Westbrook feud is over by a long-shot. Read More »

British tennis star tests positive for cocaine

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Evans, on the verge of tears as he read from notes in a Hammersmith hotel, said: "This is a very hard day for me, and I wanted to tell people face to face". "I can only deeply apologize from the bottom of my heart, this has been an extremely sad and humbling experience". "As positive tests for non-specified substances carry a mandatory provisional suspension, Mr Evans will be provisionally suspended with effect from June 26, under Article 8.3.1 (c) of the 2017 TADP, pending determination of ... Read More »

Sebastian Vettel Rams Ferrari Into Lewis Hamilton On Purpose

Ferrari star Vettel was handed a 10-second stop-go penalty for "dangerous driving" after he deliberately drove into Hamilton s Mercedes while both were following the safety auto. Hamilton got away cleanly, but Raikkonen clipped Bottas and bumped his own Ferrari into the wall, and Vettel surged past them into second place. The race was just about to start again when race control called for the safety vehicle to stay out, because of debris from Raikkonen's auto. Read More »

Video review used to show red card to Cameroon defender

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Taking up a more advanced role than in his previous outing against Chile on Thursday night, Can was tasked with supporting the likes of Julian Draxler and Kerem Demirbay . Cahill rolled back the years to cause issues for the Chilean side, and the Aussies appeared the much better unit as they pressed. "I won't use the same team we had against Chile , those who play will have earned their chances", he explained. Read More »

Ice Cube has big expectations for his Big3 3-on-3 league

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His lone bucket of the game came on a pull-up jumper from the right elbow, but he was otherwise a non-factor in his team's 61-51 win. There will be some gimmicks that separate it from the official worldwide basketball version, such as a 4-point shot and encouragement of trash talking. Read More »

Chelsea first opponents for Spurs at new 'home' Wembley

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The Premier League have announced the fixtures for the 2017/18 campaign for all the 20 clubs who are set to participate next season. "This will be Brighton's first time in the Premier League and the way both our clubs performed in the Championship will make it a special game, I think". Read More »

Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers

Spieth clinched his 10th PGA Tour victory in the same way as his first, by holing a bunker shot to win. He was matched by Berger , who stormed to 12 under with three back nine birdies and was easily the favourite to take the title as he headed back to the 18 tee of the TPC River Highlands course for the play-off. Read More »

Schiff Rips Delayed Obama Response to Russian Election Interference: 'Very Serious Mistake'

Trump made similar comments Friday, tweeting that the Obama administration knew of Russia's activities "far in advance" of the election but took no action. "I also think they were concerned about not want to play into the narrative that Donald Trump was telling, that the election was going to be rigged, even though Donald Trump was talking about a completely different kind of rigging than foreign intervention", Mr. Read More »

Blacks Ferns Sevens are back on top

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Meanwhile, New Zealand's Michaela Blyde swept the boards at the end of season awards that followed the tournament in Clermont. Both are on 82 points with New Zealand leading with 96. The team return to NZ on Wednesday morning. Ruby Tui's early try was cancelled out by Australian Shannon Parry before Niall Williams put the Black Ferns 12-7 ahead at halftime. Read More »

All Blacks boss Hansen hits the airwaves to slam 'desperate' Warren Gatland

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Such actions had the potential to "wreck his career", he said. Henshaw was put out of commission by flanker Cane's high shoulder hit when Ireland were downed by New Zealand in the second of two November Tests. We're trying to charge the kick down and or tackle him. Hansen says Gatland is losing touch with reality, saying his players are entitled to either try to charge down kicks or effect a tackle. Read More »

Rafael Nadal withdraws from Aegon Championships to rest

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He said: "This tournament, I have been playing great during the whole event since the beginning". The Spaniard has already secured his position as the finest exponent on the red clay of Roland Garros when he secured La Decima, his 10th title, with a 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 win over Stan Wawrinka in Paris . Read More »

Why I lost in Queens - Andy Murray

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Top-ranked Andy Murray headed a list of high-profile departures in the first round at Queen's on Tuesday, with the Wimbledon champion losing to a player who found out he was competing only on the morning of the match. "Hopefully I get enough time on the court these next couple of weeks and work on some things, because I am going to need to". More concerning for Murray is not only the continuation of his poor form but the fact he has lost potentially a week's worth of competitive ... Read More »

Will AB de Villiers Call Time On Cricketing Career?

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It wasn't enough for the visitors as England ran out deserved 19-run victors to clinch the series 2-1. BLOEMFONTEIN, SOUTH AFRICA - NOVEMBER 20: Morne Morkel of South Africa celebrates the wicket of Mashrafe Mortaza of Bangladesh with his team mates during day two of the first test match between South Africa and Bangladesh held at the Outsurance Oval on November 20, 2008 in Bloemfontein, South Africa . Read More »

Ireland hooker Rory Best to lead Lions against the Chiefs

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The Welshman may not necessarily offer the same counter attacking threat as others in the squad but he is one of the best goalkickers in the world and as such, presumably, a certainty to play if he's passed fit. With the three tests against New Zealand looming, there will be none lacking for motivation here. While Anthony Watson looks to have cemented his place in the side on the right wing, and Halfpenny a certainty to start at full-back providing he overcomes a head knock suffered in a ... Read More »

Werner brace fires Germany into semis against Mexico

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It then took furious protests from the Cameroon gamers, including Siani sarcastically praising Roldan, for the Colombian to check the display once again as well as discover he had dispatched the wrong gamer. Cameroon goalkeeper Fabrice Ondoa prevented Germany from extending their lead by blocking Kimmich's shot from a tight angle. But even then Roldan did not come up with the right outcome as he simply switched the colour of Cameroon midfielder Siani's card from yellow to red. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton wants Sebastian Vettel face to face after Azerbaijan incident

Ricciardo won what will be regarded as a race for the ages following three safety vehicle periods, one red flag and a series of notable incidents. The four-time world champion had been protesting what he perceived to be a brake-test from Hamilton as the race leader prepared for a Safety Car restart, though the stewards' review of Mercedes' data showed no brake-test had taken place . Read More »

Manchester United's Michael Carrick: I Have Learnt a Lot Off of Giggs

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The 35-year-old Manchester United midfielder recently signed a one year contract extension with the club, but has claimed he may not hang up his boots until his late 30's - similar to former teammates Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs. "It might take me as long as Giggsy [to retire], but I'm not too sure". "We are looking up and we are looking to achieve something this year and win more trophies". Read More »