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America's Cup: Outteridge, Jensen turn tables on Lake Macquarie mate


In the second race, a flawless Swedish performance handed them a 15-second victory, before Outteridge's third-race blunder put Team New Zealand on the ascendancy. "As a group of New Zealanders, we are incredibly resilient", Burling said. "Thank God it sounds like everyone's OK, that's the most important thing". Read More »

Perez grand slam in 8th rallies Royals over Red Sox 6-4


Barnes walked Jorge Bonifacio and Lorenzo Cain on 12 pitches. Royals backup catcher Drew Butera picked up Miguel Cabrera's bat after Cabrera hit a long foul ball and handed it back to him at the plate. The Upper Valley Nighthawks saw their nine game winning streak halted last night by the Winnipesaukee Muskrats, who cooled off the Nighthawks with a 9-3 win at the Maxfield Sports Complex in White River Junction. Read More »

Kiwis beat Oracle in 1st 2 America's Cup races in Bermuda


The five day break is a boon, added Spithill, who noted that the team didn't have almost that much time in 2013 when they were staring down defeat while trailing New Zealand 1-8 in San Francisco . “This team has been here before, so its not over, ” Spithill said. The most pleasing aspect for the Kiwis was the speed of their boat in the light conditions of seven to ten knots, Aotearoa New Zealand consistently quicker than the Americans. Read More »

Osorio apologises for foul-mouthed outburst in 'almost violent' Mexico win

New Zealand head coach Anthony Hudson is keen not to patronise or belittle his players by treating the Confederations Cup match against Mexico as a "learning experience". The New Zealand forward had the best of the early chances when he twice forced Mexico goalkeeper Alfredo Talavera into saves. After Salcedo was carried off on a stretcher, Wood went on to put New Zealand into a surprise lead in the 42nd minute. Read More »

Socceroos boss glum after Germany defeat


Here are five things we learned at the Fisht Stadium . "We'll be ready for it." says Postecoglu. "They could bring another three or four teams and it would still be the same". The player claimed his first global goal as he slammed home Julian Brandt's cross after a dashing run. It was a reminder not only of that age-old footballing archetype - it's a low-scoring sport and if you don't convert your chances, you can pay a dear price - but also that teams aren't built overnight. Read More »

Ward stops Kovalev in eight to win rematch

The 33-year-old needed this victory to validate his first win as many felt Kovalev won that fight and that Ward had been given a gift decision by the three judges. He's got Kovalev on the ropes. If he doesn't, Ward is going to out-box him over 12 rounds and win a decision about which no one can complain. When he was asked for a prediction last week, that was clear. Read More »

Bulls trade Butler to Timberwolves


With no draft picks as of now for Cleveland , that does not mean the Cavaliers won't be active on draft night. A lesson learned far too late in Chicago as they do not have the rights to their own second-round pick until 2020. The Cleveland Cavaliers remain seriously interested in trading for Chicago's Jimmy Butler or Indiana 's Paul George but have encountered significant obstacles on both fronts, according to league sources . Read More »

Fleury leads Las Vegas expansion picks

The Blues' David Perron is on his way to the expansion Vegas Golden Knights after being selected in Wednesday's National Hockey League expansion draft . The first group also had Los Angeles defenseman Brayden McNabb , Dallas center Cody Eakin and Vancouver defenseman Luca Sbisa . "Each team knew coming into this process that they were going to lose a player they valued", Devils general manager Ray Shero said. Read More »

NBA Draft: Knicks, Mavericks share strong interest in Frank Ntilikina


James Dolan doesn't exactly have the greatest relationship with New York Knicks fans at the moment, and his whereabouts Thursday night might not help the matter. The Knicks also could consider Kentucky guard Malik Monk or North Carolina State point guard Dennis Smith Jr . if they're available at eight. Ntilikina-Knicks is a subplot to what should be a very interesting stretch Thursday night anyway. Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers Mess, Effect on Chicago Bulls & Jimmy Butler

CSN Chicago reports the Bulls aren't just listening to trade offers for Butler , they're actively shopping him. Butler has a Player Option worth US$19.8 million (AU$25.9 million) ahead of the 2019-20 season. "One guy? I'd probably have to go with my favorite player that's not myself, and that's Kyrie". The lack of interest in All-Star forward Kevin Love , who the Cavs have been shopping as the primary chip in the deal , is the leading cause for the breakdown. Read More »

Sanchez becomes Chile's all-time leading scorer

Despite the lack of experience, Stindl is confident his team can cause an upset. "They are so flexible that, from time to time, you can not tell which player is playing which position", said Loew ahead of the encounter in Kazan , Russia . Read More »

Lonzo Ball makes case for LeBron James to join him on Lakers


The Sixers have been looking for that dynamic point guard and they will get one in Fultz. The Lakers, who have also worked out De'Aaron Fox and Josh Jackson so far, have just hours left before they will officially decide whether or not they want the Chino Hills native as their point guard of the foreseeable future. Read More »

How to watch the 2017 National Basketball Association draft

Teams seem to have one eye on the draft and future stars like Fultz and Lonzo Ball , while the other is firmly focused on jockeying for proven veterans. "It would mean a lot to play for my hometown and learn from the best point guard ever", Ball said. "A source familiar with Tatum's solo workout said he impressed with his shot-making and footwork in the drills he participated in", ESPN's Dave McMenamin wrote. Read More »

Mexico's Salcedo ruled out of Confed Cup

However, the win was bittersweet as Portugal left-back Raphael Guerreiro was hospitalized with a suspected leg fracture. 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 »

Alabama warns of floating fire ants in flood waters

Huge waves pounded the shoreline Wednesday as Tropical Storm Cindy churned slowly toward the Gulf Coast, where millions of residents are bracing for heavy rain and potential flash flooding. "We could see this thing park on the west side of the state and dump rain until Saturday ", Mississippi Emergency Management Agency Executive Director Lee Smithson said Tuesday . Read More »

Ronaldo set to settle Spanish tax bill

A €120m bid has been discussed between PSG and Ronaldo's agent Jorge Mendes as the former Sporting CP man plots his next career move should he leave Madrid. Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing. The prosecutor based the accusations on information provided by Spain's Tax Office, which appear to show that Mourinho used shell companies in the Virgin Islands and Ireland to "hide profits made from image rights". Read More »

Halep, Ostapenko to clash for French Open title

I was just trying to stay aggressive and to go for a shot when I could. A title would be sufficient for Halep to achieve that, with a final appearance for Pliskova. Now she has to stop a teenager from winning her first title, a win which would lift Halep to the No. 1 spot for the first time. The Romanian came into the tournament as the favourite despite concerns over an ankle injury and knows a great opportunity awaits her. Read More »

Gatland: Lions team picked to beat All Blacks


It's got to be about the team and what you're trying to do as a team, and what you're trying to build. "He's done a lot to keep the morale of the whole squad together because if the next result goes poorly then people believe there's a chance to get into the Test side". Read More »

How to get Paul George — Washington Wizards

perth_map's Jack Maloney said it could be possible that the Pacers would ask for both point guard Kyrie Irving and power forward Kevin Love in exchange for small forward Paul George , who has informed in of his intentions to opt out and become an unrestricted free agent following the 2017-2018 season. Read More »

Former Kansas football standout Keith Loneker dies at 46

Loneker, who turned 46 on Wednesday and was a substitute teacher in the Lawrence School District, fought his battle with cancer since at least last December and did so with the kind of positive attitude and spirit he was known to have throughout his life. Read More »

'BCCI tried to mediate between Kumble, Kohli'


Former India captain and coach Bishan Bedi also signaled his disappointment, tweeting: "If there's more intelligent/committed Crkt analyser than @anilkumble 1074 on Indn horizon [we are] ignorant really!" "I see the coach's role akin to "holding a mirror" to drive self-improvement in the team's interest". Read More »

Will Jose Mourinho block Cristiano Ronaldo to Manchester United transfer?


Those allegations were denied in a statement by Ronaldo's management company Gestifute, while Real Madrid say they have "full confidence" in a player who "will prove his total innocence in this process". But now in the case of Cristiano Ronaldo , we want to clarify once and for all that this rumour has no basis and must be referred to in the realm of fables". Read More »

Nuggets talk to Bulls, Suns about Jimmy Butler, Eric Bledsoe trades

Denver has for some time been seeking an upgrade at point guard. For the Suns, it's a chance to add two prospects - Mudiay and whomever they would take at No. Those numbers were all dips from his rookie numbers of 12.8 points, 5.5 assists and 3.4 rebounds per game. Denver finished ninth in the Western Conference previous year. Read More »