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Vunipola: British and Irish Lions looking for more

Game on! Warren Gatland's British and Irish Lions have finally applied the jumper leads to their tour of New Zealand and, in doing so, poked a stick into the eyes of their detractors. That's the beauty of rugby, that not all teams play the same. "We're hoping he'll be okay but we're just getting someone more qualified than me to assess that". Read More »

Liverpool reject €12.5m Napoli bid for Alberto Moreno


The possibility of a swap deal has recently opened up after the Italian side made an £11m bid for Moreno, who is now deemed surplus to requirements at Anfield. Moreno joined the Reds from Sevilla in 2015 in a reported £12m deal. If Liverpool want to launch a serious title bid, as well as impress in the Champions League, they need a sharp and strong squad. Read More »

Rams and Chargers to hold joint practices in training camp


The Chargers and the city of Costa Mesa agreed in March for the team, which is relocating from San Diego, to hold training camp at two Hammett sports fields for up to 10 seasons. Monday, July 31 - 3 p.m. Fields 3 and 4 at the sports complex at 2750 Fairview Road - also known as the Farm - are being upgraded to National Football League standards. Read More »

NBA Draft Results 2017: 76ers Select Markelle Fultz


First up in the draft order initially was the Boston Celtics , who made it to the Eastern Conference Finals before losing to the Cleveland Cavaliers , but the team switched spots with the Philadelphia 76ers , who were poised to be No. "It would be pretty cool". "The upside of it would be insane". He loves being hands-on when it comes to evaluating talent. They will also have plenty of picks in 2019 as they own their own 2019 pick, Memphis' 2019 pick (if 9+), and the Clippers' 2019 pick ... Read More »

Mourinho denies tax fraud during Real Madrid stint

A prosecutor says he did not declare income from the use of his image rights in order to get an "illicit benefit". It added: "To this date, neither the Spanish tax authorities, nor the public prosecutor have contacted Jose Mourinho or his advisers who were hired for the inspection process". Read More »

US Open 2017: A look at the numbers from Erin Hills


He played solidly on Saturday, making par on 15 of the 18 holes, but two bogeys and just one birdie on 18 saw him enter the final day on two over par, well off the pace and out of contention. And now he gets to keep it for a year, with his name on it. "Being 21, 22 years old. traveling the world and getting to play golf is pretty neat". Brooks Koepka poses with the winning trophy after the U.S. Read More »

Markelle Fultz top pick in NBA draft

Boston then used the third overall pick to add small forward Jayson Tatum of Duke, one of the most polished scorers in college basketball. Markelle Fultz has a pretty reasonable explanation for his rather awesome choice of footwear to the NBA Draft on Thursday at the Barclays Center . Read More »

Celtics Pick Jayson Tatum With No. 3 Pick In NBA Draft

The Celtics have been high on Tatum throughout the draft process, and had him in for a private workout late last week. The 19-year-old was a third-team All-ACC selection. They also mentioned that Tatum is perhaps the "most polished scorer" of the draft class. The Boston Celtics were very active ahead of the draft. Although Scotto didn't provide potential details, ESPN's Ian Begley reported that Boston offered the New York Knicks the No. Read More »

Royal Bank Of Canada Cuts Semgroup Corporation (SEMG) Price Target to $33.00

Credit Suisse Ag invested in 0.01% or 189,238 shares. About 23,043 shares traded. SemGroup Corp has a 52-week low of $22.80 and a 52-week high of $43.20. SemGroup had 16 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley dropped their target price on shares of Semgroup Corporation from $39.00 to $32.00 and set an "equal weight" rating for the company in a report on Wednesday. Read More »

Peter O'Mahony to lead British and Irish Lions in first test


Savea does not even make the match-day 23 while younger brother Ardie Savea and Anton Lienert-Brown, who started against Samoa in place of Read and Crotty, will be on the bench for the first Test . "The Lions is an enormous opportunity to showcase why New Zealand are the finest nation in world rugby and it'll be massive for the country's economy too". Read More »

High winds, rain disrupts travel in Germany; 1 man killed


In the port city of Hamburg, the weather service reported a rare tornado some 10 kilometres (six miles) from the airport. There were also reports of livestock being killed in weather-related incidents in some rural areas. Commuter trains in northern Germany were also affected by the shift in weather. The German Weather Service issued warnings about continued high winds, strong rain, lightning and hail as a low-pressure front moves in from the west. Read More »

Portugal Prepare For New Zealand Clash After Beating Russia

Osorio made eight changes to the team that played out the highly credible draw with Portugal in the opener, and without key personnel across the park Mexico struggled to adjust in a first half which New Zealand dominated. There was also no place for promising winger Hirving Lozano, 21, who signed a six-year contract for PSV Eindhoven on Monday. Chris Wood took a shot at goal while Mexican defender Carlos Salcedo was on the ground injured, following a tangle with Wood. Read More »

Lions captain Sam Warburton on bench as Peter O'Mahony leads team


Savea, with 46 tries from 53 Tests, was quiet during the All Blacks 12-try fest against Samoa which appeared to count him while Hansen was impressed by the industrious Ioane , who scored a try in the Blues win over the Lions . They're really up for it. "There's a real understanding that this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity". One of his big decisions was to show faith with Alun Wyn Jones for his performance against the Crusaders , with Maro Itoje left on the replacements' ... Read More »

Mexico's Salcedo ruled out of Confederations Cup

Portugal must win this game to have a chance at qualifying for the next round of the competition but should have a tough match against the hosts , Russia . "If we had been more clinical in front of goal we'd have a point". "The game did not go according to our wishes but we changed things during the break". Read More »

Brexit: what kind of deal can Theresa May arrange now?


Meanwhile Macron and Merkel are expected to recommend another six-month rollover of tough economic sanctions imposed against Russian Federation in 2014 over the conflict in eastern Ukraine , which has claimed 10,000 lives. "It is the right and fair thing to do". This uncompromising stance is "not about punishment" or "revenge", but simply a outcome of Britain's decision to exit, he said. Read More »

Chief Scout Graham Carr leaves Newcastle United


Carr - whose son Alan is a famous comedian - was retained even after current manager Rafael Benitez was handed full control of team affairs when he agreed to stay on Tyneside last summer. The Magpies released a statement on their official website to make supporters aware of the news, and they also insisted they would be providing updates on any changes to their "scouting operation". Read More »

Mexico beat New Zealand 2-1

New Zealand had not won any of their previous matches at three Confederations Cups dating back to 1999 but they had the better of the first half and went in 1-0 up thanks to a nice goal from Chris Wood. Club president Florentino Perez has said Champions League winners Real have so far received no offers for Ronaldo, the world's highest-paid athlete according to Forbes magazine. Read More »

Fultz leads a strong NBA draft class

Now, let's get ready for some draft chaos. Markelle Fultz is expected to become the No. 1 pick in Thursday's National Basketball Association ( NBA) draft after the Philadelphia 76ers swung a deal with the Boston Celtics for the top choice after watching his private workout. Read More »

Flyers open 2017-18 season on the road again

Two six-game trips kick off a stretch of 17 road games in 23 games from November 15 to January 25. The two teams would meet again a week later in Philadelphia. December 1 - at Columbus, 4 p.m. December 2 - at Nashville, 5 p.m. December 6 - OTTAWA, 7 p.m. December 8 - MINNESOTA, 7 p.m. Mon., Dec. 11 at NY Islanders 7 p.m. Read More »

Perron among unprotected Blues for National Hockey League expansion draft

Some of the NHL's biggest names are available - including future Hall of Famers, such as Jaromir Jagr, Jarome Iginla and Joe Thornton - but those players have little appeal to a Vegas team more interested in laying a solid foundation. They can also select a pending free agent from any team in place of an unprotected player, although they'd then corner themselves into contract negotiations. Read More »

Trump Says He Did Not Tape His Conversations With Comey

Mueller, the former FBI director, was put in charge of the investigation after Trump fired Comey and public pressure mounted for a special counsel to take over. "I think he was in his way instinctively trying to rattle Comey", Mr Gingrich said. He accused Mueller of setting up a "dragnet" of obstruction so that he could investigate every aspect of Trump's personal life and business associations. Read More »