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General manager David Griffin leaving Cavaliers


After losing in five games to the Warriors in the NBA Finals last week, the Cavaliers have been aggressive in working on upgrading their roster. With Griffin out, the Cavs enter a critical juncture without a seasoned executive making the calls. Read More »

3 held for running betting racket on India-Pakistan Champions Trophy match


Last year they were in doubt for the Champions Trophy because of their pathetic performance; this year they are on top of the world due to a comeback that doesn't happen every day. According to ANI, 15 Muslims were arrested and slapped with sedition charges for allegedly celebrating Pakistan's victory against India in the finals of the Champions Trophy in the state's Burhanpur district. Read More »

Le Havrais Ghislain Gimbert à l'AC Ajaccio (2 ans + 1)


Très convoité depuis l'ouverture du mercato, Ghislain Gimbert avait été approché par Brest, Tours ou encore par le Sparta Rotterdam aux Pays-Bas. Il est la cinquième recrue du club ajaccien après Marin (Nîmes), Avinel (Clermont), Coutadeur (Laval) et Wissa (Angers). Read More »

Paul George Planning To Leave Pacers


The people spoke on condition of anonymity because neither side publicly discusses unresolved personnel matters. Cleveland is confident its championship culture and overall atmosphere could sway George to want to stay after playing out the 2017-18 season on the final year of his deal. Read More »

Germany hit seven as Kane saves England's blushes

But there was still time for Kane to get in on the act, arriving at the far post deep into stoppage time to equalise. "It (the goal) is definitely up at the top, it was a special day", Kane said. "The first free-kick is careless, the second free-kick is a slip, so I'm not sure there's a lot we could have done about that". "I am disappointed but it's important we have that never-say-die attitude". Read More »

Wimbledon will be complicated, says clay king Rafa

Rafael Nadal confirmed on Tuesday that he has pulled out of next week's Aegon Championships at Queen's in order to rest and prepare for Wimbledon . Nadal, the 2008 victor at Queen's, enjoyed another tremendous clay-court season, capped off by securing a record 10th crown at Roland Garros last week. Read More »

Ronaldo summoned for July 31 tax hearing

Spanish prosecutors have accused Ronaldo of defrauding the authorities of millions of euros in tax, which he has denied. The state prosecutor based the accusations on information provided by Spain's Tax Office , which indicate that Mourinho used shell companies in the Virgin Islands and Ireland to "hide profits made from image rights". Read More »

Ahead of Champions Trophy final, Virender Sehwag supports Sarfraz Ahmed


India captain Kohli conceded Pakistan were worthy winners and, while he claimed to be proud of his players, his admission that the new champions played with more passion was a damning indictment. "They have been brought to the final due to external factors and not on the basis of their performances", Sohail had said. Following his comments, Sohail received a backlash and had to "clarify" his position on the same. Read More »

American filly Lady Aurelia wins again at Royal Ascot


Royal Ascot is Britain's most valuable race meeting, attracting numerous world's finest racehorses to compete for more than £6.58 million in prize money. Sandringham Handicap A half-sister to Teofilo, Bean Feasa came good in a Group Three last month before being hampered out of the Irish Guineas, to the fury of her trainer. Read More »

Cavs, GM Griffin part after title, 3 straight NBA Finals

The Cavs were dumped in five games in the NBA Finals. LeBron James reportedly had no idea that Griffin was leaving, and he felt disappointed upon learning the news. Not a championship. Not three straight appearances in the National Basketball Association finals. Plucking Billups out of his role as an ESPN analyst is an outrageously risky move that could end LeBron James' second stint in Cleveland after next season. Read More »

New Lightning home jersey unveiled

Lastly, the jersey now features the Colorado inspired "C" mark on the shoulders as a call out to the franchise's home state. There is also a beige stripe at the bottom of the jersey by the waist. -A new, more subtle, collar - as opposed to the gold collar that wrapped around the neck of the Sabres' previous jersey. - Stronger - Constructed for durability, the ADIZERO Authentic NHL jersey fabrics are up to 27 percent stronger in burst testing and up to 72 percent tougher in abrasion testing ... Read More »

Airline grounds flights due to heat


Even in typically cooler San Francisco, residents are baking during 88-degree days early this week. American Airlines flies certain routes with the Canadian-built Bombardier CRJ aircraft, which is not permitted to fly in temperatures above 117 degrees Fahrenheit. Read More »

Jose Mourinho accused of $3.6 million tax fraud

The 32-year-old four-time World Footballer of the Year is alleged to have not paid the correct taxes from 2011 to 2014. They said Mourinho had already settled a previous claim relating to his Spanish taxes, which resulted in a penalty of 1.15 million euros in 2014. Read More »

Cavaliers, general manager David Griffin part ways


Gilbert did not announce a replacement for Griffin . Knowing Gilbert's track record - with four GMs gone since 2005 - that premise would probably be fine with him. Not to be forgotten are ominous comments recently made by James . After losing to the Warriors in five games in this year's Finals, the Cavaliers seem primed to make some changes to address their defense. Read More »

Pakistan Played Really Good Cricket And Deserved To Win: Virat Kohli


England legend Geoffrey Boycott has slammed India captain Virat Kohli for his decision to field first in the ICC Champions Trophy final against Pakistan . "We have not hosted any worldwide team for the last 8 or 9 years, Pakistani players are barred from playing in the IPL (Indian Premier League), but I'm sure with this victory our players will get more opportunities". Read More »

Court calls Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case

Prosecutors said he had failed to declare revenues from his image rights in his Spanish income tax declarations from 2011 and 2012, "with the aim of obtaining illicit profits". Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo calls for referee's attention during the Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico, at the Kazan Arena, Russia, Sunday, June 18, 2017. Read More »

US Open 2017: Jordan Spieth 'took an L' with poor third round

And at the end of the day add them up and see how you do. "It's still Saturday, 36 holes is a very long time in a U.S. Open". After weeks of pouring his heart and soul into qualifying for the first U.S. "It's all good holing the putts on the practice green, but it's a different kettle of fish when you get out on the course and have to read slope, read downhill, uphill into the green, side green". Read More »

Adrien Broner Wants To Fight MMA Star Nate Diaz On Mayweather Undercard


Shaun King published a lengthy piece Tuesday claiming that legendary UFC fight Conor McGregor is a racist. The biggest superfight of the Summer has seen no shortage of fighters offering to compete on the undercard of McGregor versus Mayweather as MMA fighters and Boxers alike hustle for a slice of the pie, with the likes of Jimi Manuwa vs David Haye and Stipe Miocic vs Anthony Joshua mooted. Read More »

Spanish prosecutors accuse Mourinho of 3.3 million euro tax fraud

Just weeks after Leo Messi was sentenced for tax fraud and just days after Cristiano Ronaldo threatened to quit Spain over being accused of owing €14.7m in tax, Mourinho is the latest to be accused. A Spanish prosecutor alleges that the Portuguese didn't declare income received from image rights, "in order to get an illicit benefit". Mourinho owes the Spanish tax authorities £2.9m (€3.3m), according to a statement, which added it had presented a claim to a local court. Read More »

New opponent for Murray as Bedene withdraws

Raonic , beaten in last year's Wimbledon final, lost to young Australian wildcard Thanasi Kokkinakis 7-6 (5), 7-6 (8). Get the app and get the game. Watched by his compatriot Nick Kyrgios, Kokkinakis took the first set on a tiebreak without ever having threatened to break serve and won the second after a below-par Raonic had twice saved a match point. Read More »

Afriyie Acquah confirms English Premier League move


As a result while Acquah is clearly keen on a move to England, it is uncertain whether or not he will be making a move to Newcastle or any another English club this summer. The player having also played for Palermo, Parma and Sampdoria in the Italian top tier, with in amongst that a move to Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga not working out, with Afriyie Acquah not playing a single game at the German club. Read More »

Chris Wood an obvious Premier League target admits Leeds manager


So while the Cryuff talk makes for a great headline, the takeaway really should be that Christiansen knows that while he has his own ideas, that he needs to adapt to the team he has and that results are absolutely the most important thing to the club, with promotion the absolute goal for the club. Read More »

Paul George prefers to sign with Lakers as free agent in 2018


The Lakers can be modest with a trade offer. IN may be hoping that he does not go anywhere anytime soon. Enough rumors and innuendo had spread that executives around the league were calling the Pacers' front office, and while the team fielded offers for George , they did not seriously pursue a trade. Read More »