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Mike Zimmer says eye is doing great


Even through 48 games, Zimmer is still looking for areas where the he and the Vikings can do better. Zimmer said the only restriction he has is that he won't be able to fly for the next seven to 14 days. "It really started when he was away those couple of weeks with his eye". "We would text nearly every day after practice and he would just give me some thoughts about what he saw from us on offense, what the defense was trying to do, things that we could take advantage of, things that they ... Read More »

Kevin Durant says Warriors 'work extremely well together' but aren't a superteam

As good as the team that Cleveland beat was, the latest edition with NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Durant , who averaged 35.2 points and 8.4 rebounds in the finals, is even better. Which means that the Warriors will get their wish without creating a headline that could alienate some fans or otherwise generate the impression that they are disrespecting the office. Read More »

Paul George committed to playing for Indiana Pacers in 2017-18


George, who is set to make $19.5million next season before a player option in 2018, also denied the rampant rumours he is being courted by other teams, especially the Los Angeles Lakers. Unless he is swapped out before the trade deadline. The forward is under contract for next season and he still intends to win a championship in Indy. Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins Parade 2017

The clash with PK Subban during the 2017 Stanley Cup finals and the fact he plays for Pittsburgh gives added fuel to an already lit fire. The Penguins flew home to Pittsburgh on Monday with the Cup in their possession for the third time in nine years. Read More »

Warriors fans expecting more championships


Fans who gathered in Oakland, California, for Thursday's parade celebrating the Warriors Finals victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers said they expected more championships from the team in the years to come. "It was just ridiculous", Curry said. "The things that he said, the things that he represented, that's the way that the majority of this nation feels", West said. Read More »

Kevin Durant sends Rihanna love after winning NBA Finals


From the Bay all the way to OKC. "I just wanted to come in there and just be me". Go take it. It's about you.' But I'm like, 'No. "I work hard, I believe in myself, I believe in the game , I respect the game , I love the game , and I knew at some point in my life that it will come around for me". Read More »

Hayne scores as NSW stun Queensland in State of Origin opener

Those figures were enough to give the telecast the biggest ratings numbers of the year so far, and scored Nine a hefty 45.2 per cent of the evening's total audience. "Milford and Darius Boyd ", he said. When Dylan came through the Aspley Devils juniors Murray was still heavily involved at the club and said the similarities in the way he and his father approached the game were obvious from day one. Read More »

Golden State Warriors reign king in NBA championship parade

The Warriors won the NBA Championship on Monday night, defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers in five games. The Warriors won 129-120 to. Last night, the Golden State Warriors etched their spot in history, winning their second National Basketball Association championship in three years, and everyone's mind immediately pivoted to whether they would follow in the footsteps of every National Basketball Association champion before them. Read More »

Blimp crashes near US Open in Wisconsin, pilot injured

His condition is unknown. Sheriff's officials said the pilot was the only one on board. Spectators posted video on social media of the blimp crashing down while in flames. Open, was expected to add to that hard-man reputation. According to people that took the video of the events, at least one person parachuted out of the blimp. Read More »

UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season: Real Madrid feature heavily

He has been our coach for 17 months but he has done everything possible". For Manchester United , Bale long predates their pursuit of Griezmann, having tried to sign the Welsh global when he first moved to Madrid in 2013. Ronaldo was pumped up during the trophy joining Real Madrid fans to chant 'Cristiano Ballon d'Or Ballon d'Or!'. British daily The Independent, quoting multiple sources in Spain and Manchester , reported that reigning Spanish champions Real are willing to listen to ... Read More »

Ellerbe: We'd Be 'Damn Fools' for Mayweather to Sleep on McGregor

McGregor started publicly talking about Mayweather in 2015 when he told Esquire that he would easily beat the boxer in an actual fight . The August 26 rumble in Las Vegas between Mayweather - boxing's top-ever earner coming out of retirement with a 49-0 record - and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor , will likely be the biggest payday in the history of the sport. Read More »

Jerry West to Join Clippers' Organization

The 22 acres where the 18,000- to 20,000-seat arena would be built are across the street from the 298-acre site for a new National Football League stadium. Just like Jerry West always hoped, his career has led him back to Los Angeles. In its letter, Latham & Watkins, representing the Forum, addressed Inglewood Mayor James T. Read More »

Blimp crashes near US Open golf tournament, pilot taken to hospital

Open rounds of his career, as he reeled off a string of 10 straight pars, While Spieth played well off the tee early on, the two-time major victor missed a number of short putts to prevent him from moving further up the leaderboard. Maynard says only the pilot was on board the craft. Twenty-eight years have passed since the last successful U.S. Open defense, courtesy of Curtis Strange in 1989, and Dustin Johnson has much work to do if he is to buck that trend. Read More »

Golden State Warriors To Skip Visit To Trump White House

Irving finished 9/22 from the floor with 26 points and four turnovers after a 40-point night in Game 4. "We hadn't talked about it much, probably some side conversations here and there", Curry said. "If KD was the consolation prize to lose, thanks for that loss, and we're champs this year". Shortly after the win Nike aired a commercial that perfectly summed up Kevin Durant's career journey, from early doubters to the MVP award in 2014 followed by calls of "traitor" and "cupcake" after ... Read More »

Power wins wild IndyCar race in Texas

Charlie Kimball stormed to his first pole position in the Verizon IndyCar Series on Friday night by topping qualifying for the Rainguard Water Sealers 600 at Texas Motor Speedway . Driving his Team Penske Chevrolet, Power led for a race-high 180 laps and made the decisive pass for the lead on Lap 243 when he edged in front of the championship series leader, Scott Dixon of New Zealand. Read More »

Kevin Durant explains why the Warriors are no 'superteam'

The Warriors previous year, failed to finish off the Cleveland Cavaliers in the finals , blowing a 3-1 lead in the series. "I had a letdown past year", Green said. Warriors forward Draymond Green appeared to take some shots at the Cavs. "Experience is the best teacher in life, and he's just experiencing and experiencing and experiencing", said James. Read More »

Fans at parade cheer on Penguins for Stanley Cup win

All the stars were in attendance; from Jeff Jimmerson, the anthem singing sensation, to Sidney Crosby and the Stanley Cup . The Penguins also won the Cup in 1991 and 1992. Tom Sestito led the team with three fighting majors despite playing just 13 National Hockey League games this season. All this before the age of 30. Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan stun England to reach final

For Pakistan , strike early with the ball and they must take every opportunity given to them. They beat South Africa in their second match by 19 runs via D-L-S method and then followed it up with a three-wicket victory over Sri Lanka to qualify as the second team from Group B. Read More »

Claudio Ranieri takes over as coach at Nantes


According to Nantes , the club received special dispensation from French league officials to hire Ranieri as he had reached managers' age limit of 65 past year. "We are almost there, even if it's not yet official. Plus if it's Domenech... he has always been a bit freaky". Claudio Ranieri will nearly definitely return to management next season, but it remains unclear just where he might end up. Read More »

Slater-Boyd united by opinion divided


In fact, Slater revealed they each are the other's biggest supporter in the Maroons camp. NSW right-side pairing Blake Ferguson and Josh Dugan have urged that their preparations remain much the same as they did heading into Game One, despite a raft of changes in the Queensland Origin outfit ahead of next week's clash at ANZ Stadium. Read More »

Blimp crashes at US Open golf tournament

If we can't hit it within that avenue, you might as well pack your bags and go home". Jordan Spieth , the 2015 US Open champion, shot a 1-over 73. An advertising blimp has crashed at the U.S. "Wow, look at that smile", said one star-struck spectator as Fowler joked with caddie Joe Skovron off the 8th green. "The scoring was so good this morning". Read More »

Finn and Roland-Jones pushing for England


Finn is expected to be direct replacement for Woakes in the starting XI when England play New Zealand in Cardiff on Tuesday. England captain Eoin Morgan said after the Bangladesh game that Woakes had not been rushed back from the quad niggle. Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: England vs New Zealand match

Victory in this match would see England into the semi-finals, with New Zealand looking to kickstart their campaign in a 50-over tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day global sides after a rain-induced no result in their opening clash with Australia . Read More »

Pence visits Scalise in hospital


Around the Capitol, senators and House members were sympathetic to bolstering a Capitol Police force that has seen minimal budget increases in recent years, a police force that faced rough questioning last year when it sought more money. "He's going to be OK". "It's been much more hard than people even thought at the time ", Trump told reporters at the White House on Thursday, adding that he also had visited a wounded Capitol Police officer at the hospital. Read More »