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2 people seriously injured after shooting at Raptors parade 2 people seriously injured after shooting at Raptors parade
- June 18, 2019

June 17 will from now on be celebrated as "We The North Day", per Toronto Mayor John Tory. Drake wouldn't miss the Toronto Raptors' first championship parade for the world. The unprecedented overcrowding at the parade has caused major delays along the route, as the double-decker buses attempt to work their way through the huge amount of fans. (more...)
Frank Warren urges Anthony Joshua to reconsider rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr Frank Warren urges Anthony Joshua to reconsider rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr
- June 17, 2019

Fury had entered the ring wearing robe, trunks and hat designed in the American flag while the James Brown standard "Living in America" played. " The Gypsy King " taunted his opponent by saying he would "knock him out in the first round". (more...)
Celtics were willing to discuss Tatum, Brown in Anthony Davis talks Celtics were willing to discuss Tatum, Brown in Anthony Davis talks
- June 17, 2019

The Lakers still have a piece or two to add alongside LeBron James and Anthony Davis . All three were dealt in the Anthony Davis deal along with a king's ransom of draft picks - indicating the Lakers know Davis will re-sign long term with the team. (more...)
Fans shrug off rain to honour Stanley Cup champion Blues Fans shrug off rain to honour Stanley Cup champion Blues
- June 16, 2019

You know what? We went blues . "She's a fighter, and she's going to continue to fight". "She is so special, everything about her", Parayko told reporters after the game, according to USA Today . I was happy to be with her today for this moment. That meant a few of the players that hoisted the cup on Wednesday night spent part of their road to the National Hockey League with the team. (more...)
Woman known as 'The Venezuelan' among those busted in David Ortiz shooting Woman known as 'The Venezuelan' among those busted in David Ortiz shooting
- June 16, 2019

Mola Lenghi reports from Santo Domingo. The 43-year-old Ortiz, who played for the Red Sox between 2003 and 2016 and was a major part of its championship teams in 2004, 2007 and 2013, was shot last Sunday at a nightclub in the Dominican Republic. (more...)
Paul Pogba considers going on strike to secure Real Madrid move Paul Pogba considers going on strike to secure Real Madrid move
- June 16, 2019

Madrid hopes that Hazard can provide the missing link between midfielder Luka Modric and striker Karim Benzema to produce the goals that dried up following the exit of Ronaldo. Hazard admitted Madrid made a move for him after the World Cup a year ago but insisted this was the right time to leave Chelsea . That said, a continued chase for Paul Pogba would not come as a surprise. (more...)
Hoddle believes Lampard is ready for Chelsea job Hoddle believes Lampard is ready for Chelsea job
- June 16, 2019

Chelsea were surprised and dismayed at the breakdown in the relationship with a vocal section of the club's support who were frustrated at the lack of drive and urgency in much of the football. Lampard would look to take his partner in crime and former Chelsea colleague Jodie Morris with him as his number two, so it could be a nice little reunion in South West London should the move happen. (more...)
Kevin Durant Undergoes Surgery on the Ruptured Achilles Tendon Kevin Durant Undergoes Surgery on the Ruptured Achilles Tendon
- June 15, 2019

I don't know what else to add to that, other than had we known that this was a possibility, that this was even in the realm of possibility, there's no way we ever would have allowed Kevin to come back. Picking up his $31.5 million player option for next season would allow Durant to focus on his rehab, keep the stress low and prepare for unrestricted free agency in summer 2020. (more...)
French Open 2019: Rafael Nadal Wins His 12th Title at Roland Garros French Open 2019: Rafael Nadal Wins His 12th Title at Roland Garros
- June 15, 2019

Roger Federer of Switzerland during the men's singles semi-final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Rafael Nadal of Spain at the Roland Garros in Paris , France on June 7, 2019. "I never tried to think about: I gonna catch Roger or not", he said after beating Dominic Thiem . Thiem, bidding to become just Austria's second Grand Slam champion after Thomas Muster won in Paris in 1995, had played four successive days to reach Sunday's final and the toll was slowly ... (more...)
Warriors' Klay Thompson leaves Game 6 after scary fall Warriors' Klay Thompson leaves Game 6 after scary fall
- June 15, 2019

After having witnessed Kevin Durant go down for the season with a ruptured Achilles in Game 5, fans and fellow National Basketball Association players feared the worst as Thompson went back to the locker room. Video shows Thompson left Oracle Arena on crutches. Thursday night's scene was eerily reminiscent of the scene surrounding Durant's injury. Two hours later, he would change his tune once he heard the news about Klay's ACL. (more...)
US Women’s Soccer Player Ignored the National Anthem Before Game Against Thailand US Women’s Soccer Player Ignored the National Anthem Before Game Against Thailand
- June 14, 2019

That's why they are the defending champions. "I mean, we have a long family history of service to the country", the mother added. As little as the US women report earning, they're paid far more than women across the world, according to World Cup players who shared their earnings with the New York Times . (more...)
Rain cancels the competition between Africa and the West Indies! Rain cancels the competition between Africa and the West Indies!
- June 14, 2019

Only 7.3 overs were played in Southampton , with the West Indies restricting South Africa to 29-2 thanks to a pair of Sheldon Cottrell wickets before the rain set in. Like most of our batsmen it's been a case of getting in and not converting, we've had a lot of starts". "So as a team, we'll take the one point and move forward to the next week". (more...)
Benitez Linked With Chelsea Return Benitez Linked With Chelsea Return
- June 14, 2019

Links to fill the vacant managerial position in his country Italy are growing by the day, and many believe Sarri will take the vacant post at Juventus . "I think it's a long shot, I think for the reasons we explained when we talked about that bid that's been presented from a distant, relatively distant member of the Abu Dhabi royal family, that we had scepticism in the city of London as to whether a deal was actually in place". (more...)
US Women Beat Thailand 13-0 In World Cup Competition US Women Beat Thailand 13-0 In World Cup Competition
- June 13, 2019

The team had recorded six straight wins going into the World Cup and its seven different scorers against Thailand also set a record for most in a Women's World Cup game. It also shatters USA's previous record for most goals scored in a World Cup game. An impressive scoreline but it was the manner in which the U.S. (more...)
NBA Finals broadcasts in Punjabi for the first time ever NBA Finals broadcasts in Punjabi for the first time ever
- June 13, 2019

It ultimately led to the Spurs dealing him to the Raptors, with whom Leonard is. Maybe it was time for Lowry, the longest-tenured Raptor, to make his own. "This is sad! We gotta do better as a city". Prior to the injury, it was considered a virtual certainty that Durant would opt out of the final year of his contract with the Warriors to test free agency, where he would have commanded a max contract. (more...)
Manchester United fail in Aaron Wan-Bissaka bid Manchester United fail in Aaron Wan-Bissaka bid
- June 13, 2019

Sky Sports reporter Kaveh Solhekol claims United's offer for the 21-year-old is "substantial", though the exact amount is unknown. But, in case the Eagles fail to come to an agreement with United in the coming days, the Red Devils will move for Norwich defender Max Aarons. (more...)
Amanda Anisimova stuns Simona Halep to reach French Open semi-finals Amanda Anisimova stuns Simona Halep to reach French Open semi-finals
- June 12, 2019

This is Barty's first ever grand slam singles semifinal appearance. Ashleigh Barty missed her second chance to serve out the set at 5-3 but it was the teenager who again broke her serve and came back into the match. Ashleigh was the only player on the court in the first five games, dropping only three points and forging a 5-0 advantage with a backhand victor after only 12 minutes! "Even though that level wasn't there for the whole match today, it was there when I needed it". (more...)
Anthony Davis Lists Lakers, Knicks As Long-Term Destinations Anthony Davis Lists Lakers, Knicks As Long-Term Destinations
- June 12, 2019

With that option available to him, Davis has apparently identified his top two long-term destinations. The Lakers , Knicks , Clippers , Brooklyn Nets , and Boston Celtics have all expressed interest in the six-time All-Star, according to Charania , with the Lakers reportedly the "leader in the clubhouse" to land him, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . (more...)
Huge blow for India; Shikhar Dhawan ruled out of World Cup 2019 Huge blow for India; Shikhar Dhawan ruled out of World Cup 2019
- June 12, 2019

In case they decide to rest Dhawan for the remainder of the series, the replacement could be Shreyas Iyer or Rishabh Pant . It was Dhawan's sixth hundred in an ICC event and the first World Cup hundred made by an Indian batsman against Australia since 1999. (more...)
Kerr says Durant will practice ahead of Game 5 Kerr says Durant will practice ahead of Game 5
- June 10, 2019

According to Warriors insider Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle , Durant made it through the practice but walked out with an ice bag on his injured right calf. "I think it's pretty easy to realize we obviously miss him out there, and he's propelled us to two championships in the last two years. He's one of the best competitors I've ever been around". (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association 20 is out in September with a focus on micro skill
- June 09, 2019

For the career and certain modes, you'll be able to customise your character with both male and female avatars, a range of different clothing, different hairstyles, tattoos and celebrations. Unlock more items as you progress through various challenges. In case you're wondering, the game can already be pre-ordered here . Despite having a scheduled timeslot at the more organized EA Play this year, Federation Internationale de Football Association fans didn't have to wait until then to ... (more...)
Danny Green’s three-point success key to NBA Finals story arc Danny Green’s three-point success key to NBA Finals story arc
- June 09, 2019

They scored 42 points in the first half but 61 in the second half while holding the Golden State Warriors to 92 points. Midway through the fourth quarter, Golden State Warriors guard Shaun Livingston took a contested shot in the paint and accidentally dropped his left elbow directly into VanVleet's face. (more...)
Djokovic embracing history and Thiem's 'Ringo Starr' threat at French Open Djokovic embracing history and Thiem's 'Ringo Starr' threat at French Open
- June 08, 2019

The match between Federer and Nadal is expected to begin at 12:50 p.m. local time (6:50 a.m. ET) on Friday, June 7. "I didn't see it today, but the way she must have played must have been incredible", Barty said. The last time Nadal broke the Federer serve was the first game in the fifth set of the 2017 Australian Open final (he went on to build a 3-1 lead in that fifth set, but Federer won the next five games in a row for a 6-4 3-6 6-1 3-6 6-3 victory). (more...)
Man Utd have completed the signing of youngster Daniel James from Swansea Man Utd have completed the signing of youngster Daniel James from Swansea
- June 08, 2019

Manchester United have been in talks with Swansea over signing James, who made it clear early on that he wanted to move to Old Trafford despite interest from other clubs. Manchester United finished in sixth place in the Premier League table last term to miss out on a spot in the Champions League next term. Because James is a product of the Hull City academy, the Tigers are due five per cent of the transfer fee due to a sell-on clause in his transfer to the Swans in 2016. (more...)
Sarri joining Juventus would be ‘a betrayal’ - Lorenzo Insigne Sarri joining Juventus would be ‘a betrayal’ - Lorenzo Insigne
- June 08, 2019

However, Sarri - whose departure will cost Juventus £5mn ($6.4mn) - told Vanity Fair magazine it has been a "heavy year". "I begin to feel the weight of distant friends and elderly parents I rarely see but at my age, I only make professional choices". (more...)
Real deal is dream come true for Hazard Real deal is dream come true for Hazard
- June 08, 2019

With his contract at Stamford Bridge expiring at the end of the 2019-20 season and no progress made on an extension, Chelsea have accepted the need to cash in on their Belgian superstar this summer rather than let him walk for free. And when he was asked about his future after helping Chelsea win the Europa League last week, Hazard effectively confirmed he was looking to move. (more...)
Warriors F Looney out indefinitely in Finals Warriors F Looney out indefinitely in Finals
- June 07, 2019

Thompson left Game 2 against the Raptors with left hamstring tightness early in the fourth quarter after he landed awkwardly while attempting a 3-pointer. He's still not in top condition but excelled Sunday in 28 minutes with 11 points , 10 rebounds , six assists and two blocks. Raptors: Siakam missed his first three shots, as many as he missed in Game 1 while going 14 for 17. (more...)
Juventus tell Manchester United they are interested in signing Paul Pogba Juventus tell Manchester United they are interested in signing Paul Pogba
- June 07, 2019

Real Madrid are also interested in Pogba and sources have told ESPN FC he would prefer a move to the Bernabeu to link up with compatriot Zinedine Zidane. I can do that for them. Arsenal and Liverpool have held talks about signing Moussa Dembele this summer but Manchester United are considered favourites to seal a deal for the Lyon hitman, according to L'Equipe via the Mirror . (more...)
Pakistan fined for slow over rate against England Pakistan fined for slow over rate against England
- June 06, 2019

The International Cricket Council found opener Roy had breached level one of its code of conduct, using an audible obscenity after a misfield during Pakistan's innings. "We played a bad game against West Indies but we know as a team we are capable of winning matches for Pakistan", he said. "The umpires came to me, mid-innings, and seemed to think that we were throwing the ball in on the bounce too much, or it was being over-exaggerated". (more...)
Kevin Durant Ruled Out For Game 3 Of Finals Kevin Durant Ruled Out For Game 3 Of Finals
- June 06, 2019

Chris Haynes of Yahoo! The Warriors won Game 6 of that series before sweeping the Portland Trail Blazers in the Conference Finals. "My dad got me and my whole family into it when we were all really young, I still play in a woman's league and ref games around the city". (more...)
Weight off Osaka's shoulders after French Open exit Weight off Osaka's shoulders after French Open exit
- June 06, 2019

Williams, though, was stunned by fellow American Sofia Kenin and Osaka's 16-match winning streak in Grand Slam tournaments came to an end in straight sets at the hands of Katerina Siniakova on the red Paris clay. Osaka struggled to settle in the second set, going down a double break with a double fault. Zverev faces Monte Carlo Masters victor Fabio Fognini, the ninth seed; Thiem's next opponent is French 14 seed and ex-semifinalist Gael Monfils, and eighth-seeded former U.S. (more...)
Real Madrid sign Luka Jovic on six-year deal Real Madrid sign Luka Jovic on six-year deal
- June 05, 2019

The two clubs have agreed not to reveal the transfer fee for Jovic, with reports suggesting it is in the region of €60 million (R977 million) plus another €10 million (R163 million) in add-ons. "We wish Luka only the best for his future", he added. 'He has the best qualifications for a great career . Where will Jovic fit in at Real Madrid? After their failure to win any title last season in all competitions, Real Madrid are planning to bolster their squad for next season. (more...)
China to host 2023 Asian Cup China to host 2023 Asian Cup
- June 05, 2019

On Monday, FIFA said it chose Qatar to host the next two editions of the tournament in order to help the tiny Gulf nation prepare for hosting the 2022 World Cup - the premiere competition in global football, held every four years. Yesterday FIFA said: "In regard to the pilot edition of the expanded FIFA Club World Cup in 2021 , the FIFA administration will analyse and proactively approach potential hosts before making a recommendation at the next FIFA Council meeting, in ... (more...)
Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over his personal logo Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over his personal logo
- June 05, 2019

Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard filed a lawsuit against Nike on Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California in an attempt to reclaim control over a logo Leonard says he created. Nike demanded that Leonard stop using the logo earlier this year, despite Leonard's plans to use the design for a clothing line, footwear and other products. (more...)
Defending champions Australia open World Cup campaign with victory over Afghanistan Defending champions Australia open World Cup campaign with victory over Afghanistan
- June 04, 2019

David Warner reclaimed an opening spot alongside Aaron Finch for the Aussies' tournament-opening win against Afghanistan and the pair duly delivered, making 89 not out and 66 respectively in a 96-run partnership. But once Zampa got Shahidi out, wickets tumbled at regular intervals. "There were a huge numbers of Afghans in the crowd that give us great energy out in the middle plus numerous neutrals seemed to be behind us too". (more...)
Real Madrid set to make fresh £106 million bid for Eden Hazard Real Madrid set to make fresh £106 million bid for Eden Hazard
- June 03, 2019

However, speaking to the assembled media after the game in Baku he said: "You know very well that I love the Premier League , I am lucky I am at Chelsea ". "He has been at Chelsea - and I don't want people to think I am being critical of the club here - but I think it is time that Eden leaves and tries something else". (more...)
Top seeds Osaka, Serena crash out in Paris Top seeds Osaka, Serena crash out in Paris
- June 03, 2019

Except for one problem: Osaka herself was also eliminated in the French Open's third round. Then on a second match point, her backhand sailed long. In German too, by the way, not just in English. Zverev, whose best run at a Slam came in Paris previous year when he made the quarter-finals, will face Italy's Fabio Fognini for a place in the last-eight. (more...)
Selection dilemmas face Klopp and Pochettino for final Selection dilemmas face Klopp and Pochettino for final
- June 03, 2019

It is expected that more than 30 thousand fans from the United Kingdom will travel to see the match in the Atlético de Madrid Coliseum, with capacity for 68 thousand people and one of the most modern in the world. "In cup matches anything can happen, no matter how well you play". That would be a cruel decision, however, after the Brazilian's sensational hat-trick in the semi-final, second-leg win over Ajax Amsterdam which took Spurs to Madrid, but the Argentine coach has never flinched ... (more...)
Romelu Lukaku replacement plan made as Inter Milan eye deal Romelu Lukaku replacement plan made as Inter Milan eye deal
- June 02, 2019

However, like any major club in European football , the Nerazzurri tend to go through cycles of success and failure. Conte is obviously cautious to say anything concrete about Inter's pursuit of Lukaku and Sanchez in order to avoid upsetting either the players or their club. (more...)
Former Arsenal Star Passes Away After Car Accident Former Arsenal Star Passes Away After Car Accident
- June 02, 2019

Pictures show the wreckage of the auto being taken away with the vehicle completely burned out. Spanish newspaper Marca reported that the accident happened in his hometown Utrera, a province of Seville, on Saturday morning. A statement on Arsenal's Twitter account read: "Everyone at Arsenal is devastated by the shocking news that our former player Jose Antonio Reyes has died in a traffic collision in Spain". (more...)
Naomi Osaka escapes Victoria Azarenka at French Open Naomi Osaka escapes Victoria Azarenka at French Open
- June 02, 2019

The top seed faces Swiss lucky loser Laaksonen who has made the second round of a major for the first time. Japan's Naomi Osaka screams after scoring a point against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris , Thursday, May 30, 2019. (more...)
Google celebrates ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 with animated doodle Google celebrates ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 with animated doodle
- June 01, 2019

England is certainly the favorites to win the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 title. 1 - England has lost only one of their last 15 completed ODI matches at home. On Trent Bridge's flat track, Russell will be waiting to explode. Partnering Jamaica's ace sprinter Yohan Blake in a game of street cricket, Richards quipped: "You see the senior individual here, I'll let him do most of the running!" Talking at Geo's program "Swing Ka Sultan", the former captain and now the commentator said that ... (more...)
Kevin Durant Officially Ruled Out For Game 1 Of The NBA Finals Kevin Durant Officially Ruled Out For Game 1 Of The NBA Finals
- June 01, 2019

It's going to be a lot of fun. The Warriors have only faced James-led teams in the Finals previously. The Chronicle reminded readers with pictures of Drake's Warriors love Monday, three days before the first game in the best-of-seven series and probably numerous front-row appearances (or even bench-warming or on-court cameos) by the rap star born as Aubrey Drake Graham. (more...)
Boston Bruins: 3 takeaways from Game 1 masterpiece Boston Bruins: 3 takeaways from Game 1 masterpiece
- May 31, 2019

Check out our NHL Public Betting Page for the latest information. Tough break for Grzelcyk, who has been "fantastic" this postseason, in the words of appreciative teammate Brandon Carlo . The Bruins have gone 36-15 here at home and they have averaged 3.43 gpg and have allowed 2.39 gpg in those games. "It'll come. That's how it is". But the Blues didn't quit, tying the game 2-2 on a dogged effort by Vladimir Tarasenko off a rebound. (more...)
Tiger Woods A Five-Time Winner At Memorial Tiger Woods A Five-Time Winner At Memorial
- May 31, 2019

He had a couple of hiccups with a bogey on the par-four seventh hole and again on the par-four 10th but recovered nicely. One of the rising stars won the tournament in 2018. We won't know for a couple weeks how Woods will fare in his next major - that would be the U.S. Open - but his first round of golf at this weekend's Memorial was an encouraging one for his chances. (more...)
Raptors have slight edge to win NBA Finals, Toronto statistician predicts Raptors have slight edge to win NBA Finals, Toronto statistician predicts
- May 31, 2019

During their first four Finals berths, a total of 25 different players have scored points in the championship series. Even though he thinks the Raptors are going into Game 1 as the underdogs, he's throwing his full support behind the Canadians. (more...)
Chelsea celebrate before facing uncertain future without Hazard Chelsea celebrate before facing uncertain future without Hazard
- May 31, 2019

Olivier Giroud sent a brutal blow to Arsenal in the aftermath of Chelsea's Europa League win. My dream was to play in the Premier League and I did this for seven years in one of the biggest clubs in the world. "I have a special relationship with him on the pitch and off it". Because these clubs - Real Madrid , Barcelona , now Manchester City, Bayern Munich - they always come back. (more...)
Tyson Fury To Fight Dillian Whyte For WBC Diamond Belt Tyson Fury To Fight Dillian Whyte For WBC Diamond Belt
- May 30, 2019

Although this is Joshua's formal introduction to the American public, it was hard to tell. The calling out. Wilder looking like a insane man. Smith won his 168-pound world title by knocking out countryman George Groves in the seventh round of the final of the World Boxing Super Series tournament in September and will make his first defense against former middleweight titlist Hassan N'Dam on Saturday (DAZN, 9 p.m.) in the co-feature of the card headlined by the Anthony Joshua-Andy Ruiz Jr . (more...)
Djokovic facing tricky Roland Garros opener Djokovic facing tricky Roland Garros opener
- May 30, 2019

No3 Roger Federer , of course, drew the crowds for his first match at Roland Garros in four years. It would have been the upset of all time if Hanfmann , ranked 180th in the world and playing his first Roland Garros match, had joined Robin Soderling and Novak Djokovic on that tiny list and it never remotely looked like happening. (more...)
Khawaja uses Australia's last World Cup warm-up game to push opening case Khawaja uses Australia's last World Cup warm-up game to push opening case
- May 29, 2019

Patriotically, the biggest support for team India comes from Indians themselves, with three quarter Indians (75%) saying India will win the cup this year. However, when it comes to the World Cup, it is Team India who have had the upper hand over their arch rivals. "That's where I batted my whole life in one-day cricket ". (more...)