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Extreme Heat Leads to Flight Cancellations

The Arizona city has not reportedly experienced such drastically high temperatures for at least two decades. Records were smashed across Arizona . On Sunday, the Weather Service said the mercury reached 92 degrees at Pulliam Airport, tying the record high for the date set in 1940. "We hose them off and they roll in the dirt, and they can cool off with dirt on". Read More »

Lions stick to selection plan for tour match vs Crusaders


Alun Wyn Jones will captain the British and Irish Lions side to face the Crusaders on Saturday after tour captain Sam Warburton was omitted from the 23-man squad for the second game in succession. The Crusaders always loomed as the toughest opponents of the opening 10 days and Gatland has chose to field what appears to be the strongest Lions side yet in a bid avoid what would be a dispiriting second defeat so early on the tour. Read More »

No offer yet for Ronaldo: Real Madrid

Montoro said, however, that sports stars must be "exemplary" and "particularly scrupulous in the fulfilment of their tax obligations" because their actions "radiate over the whole society, for example on youth, children". Another player linked with a move away from Madrid is James Rodriguez after a frustrating stop-start campaign. Speculation over Ronaldo's future is set to be broached later on Monday by Real president Perez, who stood unopposed for re-election this month and will ... Read More »

New Oklahoma coach Riley's deal starts at $3.1 million


Now, he's got the financial upgrade to match. Riley's contract is for five years, starting at $3.1 million per season. Riley, who was named head coach when Bob Stoops retired on June 7, is already off to the races on the recruiting front, having netted three pledges since ascending to the top of the Sooners coaching ladder. Read More »

Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain

The prolific striker's future at the club was thrown into doubt last week when Portuguese newspaper " A Bola " reported that Ronaldo wanted to leave Spain after being accused of committing tax fraud. The former United star has a release clause of one billion euros ($1.12 billion) written into his Real Madrid contract, having signed a five-year deal in November 2016. Read More »

On Day 5 of jury talks, Cosby thanks fans and supporters

O'Neill told the jurors Thursday to continue discussing the charges in the jury room after the panel told him they could not agree on Cosby's guilt. If a unanimous verdict on any of the three counts cannot be reached, the judge could declare a mistrial. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case July 31

Ronaldo , with the Portugal squad at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, has so far remained tight-lipped. The Merengues' no.1 spoke about De Gea's chances to move to the Bernabeu but did also share his thought about a possible departure of Cristiano Ronaldo . Read More »

4-year-old girl's passionate rendition of Disney's 'Moana' song goes viral


Sophia's mom Michelle says she's still in disbelief that her "silly little girl just being her quirky self has had millions of views" after she posted the video of the performance to social media on June 10. "I had never seen them because they were a surprise for the parents", Neshin of Miami , Florida, said of the performances. But from the outset, Sophia established her presence on the front of the stage. Read More »

New Phone Scam Circulating in Lamar County

Mike Davenport with the Marshall County Sheriff's Office. The scammer says if they don't, they will be arrested. The scammer says an active arrest warrant is in the recipient's name and says they need send money to resolve the matter or else they'd be arrested. Read More »

India arrests 15 people for celebrating Pakistan cricket team's win

Put in to bat by India, Pakistan rode on a century by opener Fakhar Zaman to post a massive total of 338/4 in the allotted 50 overs. Pakistan pacer Hassan Ali, who was named Player of the Tournament after finishing with 13 wickets including hauls of 3/19 in the final and 3/35 against England, has gained 12 positions to reach the No.7 position. Read More »

Cink among four sharing PGA St. Jude lead


Berger is the fourth back-to-back victor at St. Jude and the first since David Toms did it in 2003 and '04. Phil Mickelson made a dramatic charge and grabbed a share of the lead following his fifth birdie of the day at No. Schwartzel shot a woeful 4-over 74 Saturday, but bounced back with a 4-under 66 in Round 4. Sharp connected and followed it up with three birdies over her next four holes. Read More »

Corey Coleman not charged in New Year's Eve assault

Coleman and Jared Floyd on charges of felonious assault. After the incident, Sapp was treated at a hospital for a "ruptured eardrum, bruises and scratches on his body". Whether that be encouraging somebody, whether that be participating in fighting, he wasn't involved. Sapp said he didn't see Coleman hit him. The report alleged that Adam Sapp of Mayfield Heights was in an altercation with a group of four unknown men while trying to get on the elevator. Read More »

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain

The 32-year-old was named man of the match but did not attend the post-match press conference as required, perhaps wary of the questions that would follow. "It's all very odd because Cristiano is an incredible footballer and a great person, let's see what will happen". A transfer for Ronaldo would smash the world-record transfer fee of $116 million that Manchester United paid Juventus for Paul Pogba last summer, and it's not an offer you quickly make. Read More »

Fans Line Up Early For Chance To Meet Marc-Andre Fleury


Fans started lining up early Tuesday morning as only 250 will receive a wristband for an autograph. The wristbands weren't handed out until 9 a.m., hours after the line began to form. Fleury's time in Pittsburgh appears to be coming to a close. During an appearance today in Pittsburgh, he talked with the CBS affiliate about how he'd like to be remembered in the city and his memories. Read More »

Putin thanks FIFA for trust and cooperation as Confederations Cup kicks off

Sanchez suffered the problem on Thursday and was subsequently forced to sit out training on Saturday. "Here, on modern football arenas there will be tough, honest, fair fight until the last minutes of the match", Putin said in Russian, adding that the eight-team, two-week event would "unite nations and continents, to promote the values of fair and lovely play". Read More »

Here's What The Lakers Are Willing To Trade For Paul George


George's agent, Aaron Mintz, reportedly passed the word to Pritchard on Saturday. Well, it's the guy everyone wanted the Sixers to pick after they got to see Porzingis' skill set over Jahlil Okafor's. Paul George to the Los Angeles Lakers may happen sooner rather than later. But a starting lineup consisting of Paul, Kyrie Irving , Butler, and LeBron James would surely be one that could beat any team in the league, no matter how stacked. Read More »

Spanish prosecutor accuses Mourinho of tax fraud

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo clenches his fist after scoring during the Champions League quarterfinal second leg soccer match between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid , Spain , Tuesday April 18, 2017. Read More »

Wolff: 'Hamilton in best place I've ever seen'


When the fight gets tough, they get over it quickly and maximise their opportunities". Speaking ahead of this weekend's race in Azerbaijan, Wolff said: "It's a long championship". But it's a good auto - though sometimes it can be hard. You would never think he joined the team very last minute over the winter and, after, seven grands prix, he has exceeded even our expectations . Read More »

Manchester United boss Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain

The 70-year-old Perez, who ran unopposed, was reelected for a fifth four-year mandate at the Spanish powerhouse. Real Madrid president Florentino Perez says he has yet to speak with Cristiano Ronaldo regarding speculation that the star forward wants to leave Spain after being accused of tax fraud. Read More »

Charlotte Hornets complete trade for Atlanta's Dwight Howard


The Atlanta Hawks have agreed to trade Howard and the No. 31 pick in the National Basketball Association draft to the Hornets for Miles Plumlee, Marco Belinelli and the No. Hornets head coach Steve Clifford has worked with Howard before, helping him as an assistant coach with the Magic for five seasons and one year with the Lakers. Read More »

Warren Sapp announces he will donate his brain to CTE research


He was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2013. He has trouble doing things as simple as putting on a T-shirt on, and he can't even remember how to tie a tie. Hall of Famer Warren Sapp admitted playing football has taken more than a physical toll on him. According to Sapp, he can't make it through a day without the help of his phone, which reminds him what to do every day. Read More »

ICC could axe Champions Trophy for more T20 World Cups


This month's Champions Trophy, held intermittently since 1998, was contested between only the top eight sides in the world, while the World Cup is now scheduled to include just 10 teams . "Amir bowled brilliantly today but all my bowlers bowled really well". All the boys were confident and they contributed for the superb victory, he said and added that each one of them played for the team not for themselves individually. Read More »