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Gunman Attacks Gathering Of US Republican Politicians In Virginia

Brown did not identify the injured people. They were in good spirits despite the heat and humidity as they prepared for the congressional baseball match that pits Republicans against Democrats . The official, who was not authorized to speak by name and spoke on condition of anonymity, also says the FBI is taking over the investigation, which is standard protocol in attacks involving federal officials such as a congressman. Read More »

Blake Griffin would give the Celtics a formidable frontcourt

On Wednesday, The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski explained on his podcast the Celtics' potential plans in free agency this offseason, via RealGM . I think that the problems Boston would have with fitting Griffin into the system as well as the risk of injury he comes with is not worth the max contract that he will demand on the free agent market. Read More »

Mbappé titulaire contre l'Angleterre — Amical France-Angleterre

Son entente avec Dembélé a fait des merveilles . Sa percussion et ses dribbles lui ont permis de s'offrir un duel avec Tom Heaton. Peu avant la pause, enfin, Dembélé était à l'origine du but du 2-1. A la différence de Dimitri Payet , qui rayonne plus par son absence défensive que pour son poids offensif (1 passes en 6 matchs), le n°8 de mardi soir a acquis une culture défensive auprès de Leonardo Jardim à Monaco. Read More »

Ofwat fines Thames Water £8.55m for missing leakage targets

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In its annual report and financial statements for 2016/17, Thames Water said its leakage has increased by 5% since past year to 677m litres a day, missing its target of 630m litres a day. Ofwat could force it to spend more on controlling leaks. Thames Water's annual report confirmed it invested £1.1bn in capital expenditure on its network and infrastructure in 2016/17, delivering 99.96 per cent drinking water quality compliance and transforming its approach to pollution incidents ... Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo accusé d'une grave fraude fiscale — Real Madrid

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Une fois encore, ce sont les droits à l'image qui sont au cœur de la plainte déposée. Et d'après la même source, le parquet relève que le Portugais n'aurait pas déclaré la totalité de ces revenus entre 2011 et 2014. Enfin, le parquet accuse Ronaldo d'avoir " volontairement " refusé d'inclure 28,4 millions d'euros de revenus liés de la cession de ses droits à l'image pour la période 2015-2020 à une autre société, basée en Espagne et baptisée Adifore Finance LTD. Read More »

Warriors Top Cavs win second championship in 3 years

Golden State Warriors players and staff pose with the Larry O'Brien Trophy after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers in game five of the 2017 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena. Kyrie Irving added 26 points and J.R. Smith 25 in a losing cause. Curry shot 10 of 20 and completed a double-double with a game-high 10 assists. Read More »

Gunman wounds GOP congressman, then killed by police

Alexandria police chief Michael Brown confirmed that five people, including Scalise were taken to the hospital. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul told CNN "it would have been a massacre " without Capitol Hill Police. Gunshots hit the YMCA's windows, and the building was shut down and the block cordoned off, NPR's Tom Bowman reports from the scene. Representative Mo Brooks said a gunman with a long gun opened fire at the early morning practice. Read More »

Golden State Warriors Destroy Cleveland Cavaliers in NBA Finals

They a won a title in 2014-2015 and a league-best 73 regular-season games in 2015-16 while leading the National Basketball Association in scoring both seasons prior to his arrival. When it was all said and done the Warriors got through the 2017 postseason with just a single loss. Because they're built for - from my eyes, they're built to last a few years. Read More »

Branden Albert will show for Jaguars mandatory minicamp

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The Jaguars have said that they will not give Albert a new deal and they will not release him. Albert is due a base salary of $8.875 million this season and $9.575 million in 2018. The Jags' minicamp doubles as the first time players can be fined for missing team activities, with previous offseason tasks being categorized as voluntary. Read More »

Golden State Warriors win NBA Finals for 2nd time in 3 years

In Game 5, King James scored 41 points, 13 rebounds, and eight assists. So I probably will be back in the my gym in the next couple days just because it's just who I am. "I had a letdown past year", Green said. "It's a combination of talent and an unselfish nature". Kyrie Irving does because he sets up players and scores himself. Read More »

Cavs, LeBron James left wondering about next year

And down the hallway in the arena the first player to hug Durant when the clock finally ticked down - LeBron James - was undoubtedly already thinking about what star he could coax to join him to level the field again. " Golden State (was) the best team this year", James said. When the game became two-on-two, Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue observed, his team had little chance. Read More »

Traina Thoughts: NBA Finals were about LeBron James and nothing more

After the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers traded championships in 2015 and 2016, they could never agree on one key thing. It was a curious argument-teams generally do whatever they can to win-and the Warriors , with Durant in the mix, treated their regular-season opponents like roadkill. Read More »

Golden State Warriors win NBA title; Kevin Durant Finals MVP

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LeBron James finally gets his ring to cap off the lockout-shortened season as the Heat took down the Kevin Durant-led Thunder out in five games. Durant became the first player with five consecutive 30-point performances in the NBA Finals since Shaquille O'Neal in 2000. Read More »

Play halted at the French Open because of rain

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Asked what her best birthday present has been so far, she said: "I think maybe this one is one of the best ones". Entering the tournament, Halep was a 7-2 favorite, while Pliskova was tied for the fifth-favorite, despite being the 2-seed. The gulf in experience between Wozniacki , who was competing in her eighth Grand Slam quarter-final, and Ostapenko was huge. The Latvian's inexperience showed when she served to stay in the set. Read More »

Republican House Whip Steve Scalise, congressional staffer shot in Virginia shooting

His timeline was headed by a cover photograph of Sanders, a US senator from Vermont who campaigned unsuccessfully to be the Democratic Party's presidential candidate previous year. Walker told WGHP that the GOP baseball team was practicing for a charity game against the Democrats that was going to be held tomorrow at Washington Nationals Field to raise money for the Boys/Girls Club. Read More »

France honours terror victims as Macron, May attend

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England made a flying start, as captain Kane put them ahead in the ninth minute following a slick team move. The hosts then took the lead just before half-time when Dembele left John Stones with a lovely piece of skill and though his shot was saved by Heaton , the rebound was turned in by Djibril Sidibe , who also scored his first global goal. Read More »

Erin Hills and Rory McIlroy: a match made in Wisconsin

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Several U.S. Open competitors took to social media to register complaints about rough at Erin Hills that's so dense, the joke goes, you could lose a caddie in it. Open is viewed by many as a must. "I feel like I belong here". In its original inception, Erin Hills had a "bye hole", which is an extra hole used to settle bets or get the golfer from one hole to the next if the routing doesn't oblige. Read More »

Josh Jackson has received 2017 National Basketball Association draft guarantee

The rivalry might not be as good as it once was, but these two teams will dictate how the NBA Draft will play out. Despite being on an terrible Washington team last season, Fultz was able to showcase what he could do. So far they have had just a meeting at the National Basketball Association combine. Or, possibly, the Lakers really do prefer Jackson to Ball, L.A. Read More »

Defending champion Garbine Muguruza upset at French Open

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A year after showing so much resolve while winning the French Open , Muguruza fell apart down the stretch. "But I'm leaving here quite happy because none of the matches I played were easy". Kuznetsova overcame 63 unforced errors to outlast the Chinese player in a match that took three hours and nine minutes. Mladenovic will face Bacsinszky next, and Wozniacki meets Ostapenko. Read More »

Did Lebron James deserve to be voted NBA Finals MVP?

NBA Finals Game 5 on ABC - the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers to win the NBA Championship - generated a 16.0 metered market rating, making it the highest-rated NBA Finals Game 5 since 1998, according to Nielsen. Read More »

Warriors take 2nd National Basketball Association title in 3 years

It was the third year in succession the two teams had met in the finals. Cleveland stormed back from a 3-1 series deficit to win last year's finals against Golden State after the Warriors knocked off the Cavaliers in the 2015 finals. It was the second time he and Durant had met in a finals series, following 2012 when James and the Miami Heat beat Durant's Oklahoma City Thunder 4-1. Read More »

England go down to 10 men France

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But they failed to take advantage against a home side who had Raphael Varane sent off after a foul on Dele Alli 34 seconds into the second half. Despite being down to ten men, France continue to dominate the game and they finally got their victor through Ousmane Dembele in the 78minute of the game. Read More »

Erik Karlsson gone for four months after foot surgery

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Although the club was statistically considered to be a long shot to advance beyond the first round, it managed to defeat the Boston Bruins and New York Rangers, then pushed the Pittsburgh Penguins to a seven-game series before ultimately being eliminated in the Conference Final round. Read More »

Brown a no-show for Texans' mandatory minicamp

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Head coach Bill O'Brien didn't elaborate on the situation. He is scheduled to make a base salary of $9.65 million in 2017 and $9.75 million the following season. They'd also be without both of their starting tackles from past year - right tackle Derek Newton is recovering from two torn patellar tendons - if that's the case and Brown likely knows that's the best leverage he has to push for something more on the contract front. Read More »