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Roger Goodell tells Steelers WR Antonio Brown to celebrate


So it's no wonder that he's excited about the league relaxing its penalties for celebrations . Goodell seems like an unlikely guest on a star player's Snapchat, but Brown's feed is versatile in nature, covering everything from intense workouts, his son receiving a new Rolex and trips to the dentist. Read More »

Tiger Woods receiving professional help to manage meds


Just a few weeks after his arrest for suspicion of driving under the influence, Tiger Woods explained Monday that he is receiving professional help. Woods passed two breathalyzer tests on the night of his May arrest. Woods said that he had had an unexpected reaction to prescription medications. As of now, the arraignment for Woods' arrest has been pushed back to August 9. Read More »

Warriors Steal Game 3 Of NBA Finals From Cavs


J.R. Smith finally got started. "There have been times throughout my career where I played teams that were just in the midst of something that can last for a long time". Irving bounced back from a rough Game 2 with 38 points, including a couple of dazzling layups where he juked around multiple Warriors. Klay Thompson scored 16 of his 30 points in the first quarter and was 6-for-11 from 3-point range. Read More »

Bayern Munich Brand Cristiano Ronaldo Transfer Link As 'Fake News'


Ronaldo played a big role for Madrid again in 2016-17, as the club completed a La Liga and Champions League double. The Portuguese worldwide is now in Russian Federation competing for the European champions in the Confederations Cup . Spain star Portuguese striker has won 12 trophies, including three victories in the Champions League and also netted in all competitions 406 goals in 394 matches. Read More »

Boston Celtics trade No. 1 overall draft pick to Philadelphia 76ers


And by all accounts, the Celtics looked to draft Fultz and never look back. Let's not forget about the 3 second-picks the team has this year. The next big three or four? Philadelphia completed its trade for the No. Recently, all of the speculation has been about the first overall pick in the NBA Draft. Simmons and Fultz will both be rookies this upcoming season and the Sixers will now have a full and healthy young lineup to start attacking their way through the East. Read More »

ICC reveal prize structure for upcoming Women's World Cup

The winners of this year's International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's World Cup will receive a record total of $660,000 (£518,000/€592,000), the governing body has announced after they unveiled the prize structure for the tournament. Hosts England, Australia, South Africa, India, the West Indies, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Pakistan are the teams due to compete in the tournament. Read More »

Celtics to trade the number one draft pick to 76ers

As a result, the Celtics now have a treasure trove of picks. The future first-rounder will convey either next year or in 2019. Fultz solves that gap immediately and could put them in the elite tier should he play up to his potential. In 2014, he was playing junior varsity basketball in high school in Upper Marlboro, Maryland . "We feel unanimously this is the right move", said Ainge. Read More »

LeBron and Heat was different than Kevin Durant and Warriors

Kevin Durant's three-point pull-up jumper with 45 seconds left in regulation proved to be the decisive basket for the Warriors, who were forced to scrap at the Cavaliers' pace for the latter part of the game. But except for an exaggerated yawn before taking the first question, James was upbeat, satisfied that he has done everything within his power to slow the Warriors, who have toyed with the field for weeks. Read More »

Warriors-Cavaliers generate highest ratings for Finals series since Michael Jordan era


Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry , center, holds his daughter Riley as they celebrate with forward Kevin Durant , left, after Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif ., M. Warriors fans had to suffer through watching their team blow a 3-1 series lead previous year. These are the first Finals where four players averaged scoring 25 points per game. Read More »

India will learn from final defeat, says skipper Kohli

I was telling somebody the other day that I have had five semi- finals with South Africa and never got to a final. Zaman meanwhile will go down in Pakistan cricketing history as the player who scored 114 runs against India in the final of an ICC world event. Read More »

David Griffin out as Cavaliers GM after extension talks falter

Gilbert said the team was not ready to name a replacement. As of Sunday, Griffin was overseeing trade talks with IN about Paul George, and IN Monday, according to ESPN, the Cavs were trying to put together a trade for Butler IN Chicago. Along with the return of James and the acquisition of Love to team up with point guard Kyrie Irving, the Cavs made three straight Finals appearances from 2015-2017 and were able to come back from down 3-1 to the Golden State Warriors to bring Cleveland ... Read More »

Diana Taurasi sets WNBA's all-time scoring record


It took Taurasi just 13 seasons to become the league's all-time leading scorer, while it took Thompson 17 seasons to accumulate the previous record. “Its pretty special I got to do it in front of my family on Fathers Day in LA, ” said Taurasi, who finished with 19 points. Read More »

Warriors Rumors: Andre Iguodala To "Seriously Consider" Leaving In Free Agency


Andre Iguodala will hit the free-agent market on July 1, and according to Shams Charania of The Vertical , the 13-year National Basketball Association veteran is willing to speak with teams coming in with a big offer. According to Shams Charania of The Vertical , the 26-year-old is "expected to garner strong interest" this offseason. Haynes now reports that Durant is expected to sign a two-year deal worth about $4 million less than the maximum, including another one-year player option. Read More »

Pakistan can upset any team on their day, says Virat Kohli


His departure proved to be a bad omen for the Indians as the only other time he had been dismissed in this year's Champions Trophy-against Sri Lanka in the group stage-the holders also lost the match. Credit goes to my boys. Pakistan played like winners and now are champions of the world. "Amir bowled brilliantly but all my bowlers bowled really well". Read More »

French Open Semi-Final Jelena Ostapenko's Best Present

While Ostapenko is on the rise, Bacsinszky is not long removed from almost quitting the sport completely. Ostapenko converted her second match point with a forehand attack, her 50th victor of the match. However, a second round exit at the French Open prompted the 31-year-old to seek a new direction. Ostapenko has won 10 of her last 12 matches on clay court. Read More »

McDonald's now offering delivery in Twin Cities


Monday marks the debut of this new service in the Twin Cities, with almost 20 metro locations participating. McDonald's is now available for delivery on the UberEATS app, through 53 participating CT restaurants. An UberEATS booking fee applies to each order. The partnership with UberEats is being rolled out in multiple phases until all Connecticut McDonald's restaurants offer the service, according to Adrianna Bigard, a spokeswoman for the chain's regional owners' group. Read More »

3 held for running betting racket on India-Pakistan Champions Trophy match

Arthur, like others, also want that cricket loving fans in Pakistan, get to see their heroes play global matches. Sarfraz-led Pakistan, who entered the tournament as World No. "When players like that get going on their day, it becomes really hard to stop them because I think 80 percent of his shots were high-risk - and they were all coming off", said Kohli. Read More »

Draw is not the end, says Cristiano Ronaldo

Portugal play the hosts in Moscow on Wednesday before completing their group fixtures against New Zealand in Saint Petersburg on June 24. However, the crowd had no idea what happened, and the replays and thought-process of the video assistant referees weren't even made available to the viewing public. Read More »

Svitolina survives Watson scare in Birmingham


The British No.3 played an excellent second set to level the match but one break of serve in the third proved decisive, with Svitolina going on to win 6-2 5-7 6-3. I don't put this kind of pressure on myself. I play my game, of course with a few small adjustments. "I tried to not do anything that I'm playing on grass that it's such a hard surface to play on". Read More »

Hoffman leads US Open at 9 under


Open and a triple-bogey didn't stop Paul Casey from grabbing a share of the lead after 36 holes. There were 68 players who made the cut at 145, 1 over par. Lovemark shot his second straight 3-under 69 on Friday to pull within a shot of the lead. He opened Thursday with a 9-over 81. He putted for birdie to move to 2 under for the day and 2 over for the tournament. Read More »

Lakers also considered moving up to trade for top pick Markelle Fultz

According to the L.A. Times , the other top five picks have already been chosen. The Celtics took Jaylen Brown out of Cal a year ago and watched him struggle to acclimate to the National Basketball Association game. Embiid tweeted a picture of himself and 76ers teammate Dario Saric in front of a locker stall bearing a " Markelle Fultz " nameplate. Before Friday, it was likely Fultz was going to be a Celtic. Read More »

Gleyber Torres out for season, will undergo Tommy John surgery


There had been growing speculation that Torres could have been called up later this season to play third base, especially with Chase Headley hitting just.211 with one homer since the end of April. The diagnosis is crushing for the Yankees, who undoubtedly hoped to bring their prized infield prospect to the Majors at some point this summer. The Yankees (38-29) entered Monday tied for first place in the American League East with the Red Sox but have been on a skid as of late, having lost ... Read More »

Boston Celtics Trade #1 Draft Pick to Philadelphia 76ers


The Sixers' blockbuster trade with the Boston Celtics to acquire the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft was finalized Monday, clearing the path for the Sixers to take Washington guard Markelle Fultz and team him with Ben Simmons , Joel Embiid and Dario Saric . Read More »

Halep misses another chance to win Grand Slam title

Halep, a 25-year-old from Romania, was playing in her second major final. And also I think my character is like that. Fear just does not seem to come into her vocabulary and the way she plays - the all-or-nothing style, going for broke, no matter what the situation - has such simplicity that it means there is no reason she can't repeat it next time she finds herself in this position. Read More »