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Ronaldo hits milestone as Portugal sink New Zealand

Ronaldo hits milestone as Portugal sink New Zealand

Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi has all 23 players fit after midfielder Charles Aranguiz recovered from a knock in Sunday's 1-1 draw against Australia. It was and still is hard to picture Portugal and Chile on top of their all-powerful continents next to Italy, Spain and France or Brazil and Argentina, but here they are looking to make the most of their moments in the sun and progress to Confederations Cup big final. Read More

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Celtics looking to add both Gordon Hayward and Paul George in offseason

Celtics looking to add both Gordon Hayward and Paul George in offseason

They would need to shed some salaries. Boston has a strong enough collection of assets to make the deal, but without Hayward in the fold will likely wait until the pieces fall into place. But what Boston can offer the Pacers is young players paired with future draft picks which is something IN desperately needs. At the end of the eventful draft, Pacers president Kevin Pritchard said his team considered a plethora of offers for a Paul George trade but couldn't pull off a deal. Read More

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Big Bang's Taeyang named honorary ambassador for PyeongChang Winter Olympics

Big Bang's Taeyang named honorary ambassador for PyeongChang Winter Olympics

In South Korea, however, NBC would not be inviting guests to the Games and would instead be hosting them in the USA ski town of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Zenkel said. A liberal candidate from the Democratic Party, Moon has pledged greater dialogue with North Korea in a bid to reduce tensions. Taeyang, a member of the popular K-pop boy band BIGBANG, was appointed as an honorary ambassador for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Wednesday. Read More

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Blackhawks get Saad back in trade with Blue Jackets

Chicago re-acquired Brandon Saad and parted with Niklas Hjalmarsson and Artemi Panarin in a pair of surprising trades Friday, giving the Blackhawks a younger look and more cost certainty for their roster. The Blackhawks also got goaltender Anton Forsberg and a fifth-round pick in 2018 in return for strikers Panarin and Tyler Motte and a sixth-round pick on Saturday. Read More

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Chicago Blackhawks Reveal Expansion Draft Protected List

Chicago Blackhawks Reveal Expansion Draft Protected List

Only players with more than two years of pro experience needed to be protected, so the Bruins didn't have to protect young defensemen Charlie McAvoy and Brandon Carlo. Among the notable players left unprotected were Nate Schmidt, Philipp Grubauer, Jay Beagle, Brett Connolly, Tyler Graovac, Brooks Orpik and Taylor Chorney and all five unrestricted free agents, an impressive group that features T.J. Read More

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Newtown parent won't view NBC interview of Alex Jones

Newtown parent won't view NBC interview of Alex Jones

Megyn Kelly tied 60 Minutes in the demo, though the latter CBS show outranked the NBC show in viewers (5.3 million versus 3.5 million). But the piece went on to note that executives at NBC "re-edited Ms. Connecticut's NBC affiliate did not air Sunday's report and lawyers representing 12 people who lost loved ones at Sandy Hook urged NBC News officials not to air the interview. Read More

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Chicago Bulls: 3 potential consequences of trading Jimmy Butler

Chicago Bulls: 3 potential consequences of trading Jimmy Butler

Smith reported that Chicago had approach the Sixers offering Butler for the No. 3 pick in this week's draft, before Philly shipped that pick to Boston. Zolak is happy that the Celtics are simply making moves to greatly improve the team. And Ainge has worked hard to stockpile these assets; would he cash them in for a star in Butler or Pacers swingman Paul George as opposed to waiting on a megastar to hit the market? The Bulls aren't giving Butler away. Read More

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Amit Shah Says No Bilateral Cricket Series With Pakistan

Just when the world, and even its bitterest foe India , were willing to concede that Pakistan had played brilliant cricket to set up a dream final, comes the news that doubts are being raised on their progress in the tournament. On the other hand in hockey, India is now ranked 6th in World Hockey, while Pakistan are 13th. So the cup is left to be fought out by two arch rivals, India and Pakistan on the English soil, the birth place of cricket. Read More

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LeBron James throws shade at Draymond Green using joke from 'The Office'

The Golden State forward "can't forget" LeBron James' "Ultimate Warrior" shirt from previous year. The Golden State Warriors won the 2017 NBA Finals, dispatching LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in "quick" fashion. LeBron James himself takes a photo of Green in his shirt , and posts it onto his Instagram page...with the comment, " That's what she said , HUH?!?!?" Well, Draymond being Draymond vehemently disagreed and blamed James for starting the super team era. Read More

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Apple allows users to tip content creators

Apple allows users to tip content creators

Apple has removed one of its top 10 grossing productivity apps after an independent developer's story about fraudsters' abuse of the App Store's Search Ads functionality went viral. This was the reason why the app came to the attention of Developer Johnny Lin , who has blogged about the App and how Apple let it into the App Store in the first place. Read More

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Bangladesh score 5-wicket win over New Zealand

Bangladesh score 5-wicket win over New Zealand

Chasing a modest target of 266, the Tigers were restricted to 33 for four after Mushfiqur Rahim got out in the 12th over. Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza on reaching the semi-finals if England beat Australia: "That will be nice (if England win), but we can't just expect Australia to lose that game". Read More

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Out-of-nowhere Ostapenko to face Halep for French Open title

Bacsinszky had to break for treatment during that first set after injuring her knee. In comparison, Saturday's duel promises to pit the would-be world No. Of course she has nothing to lose. That means a loss in the final would give her one more shot as a favorite at a Slam over the next seven-plus months, which might feel like an eternity, depending on a host of factors. Read More

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Virat Kohli ends his six-year association with PepsiCo

Virat Kohli ends his six-year association with PepsiCo

It was claimed that the national cricket team, including the skipper, was seen maintaining a safe distance from the multimillionaire owner of a Formula One team and founder of the Kingfisher beer brand. From Rohit Sharma to MS Dhoni , Shikhar Dhawan with wife Ayesha Mukherjee, Yuvraj Singh and many cricketers were present at the event. However, that did not prevent the liquor magnate from enjoying the event from the VIP section of the Edgbaston stadium along with a pitch pass. Read More

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Daniel Summerhays takes lead at PGA's Memorial as Jason Dufner collapses

Daniel Summerhays takes lead at PGA's Memorial as Jason Dufner collapses

And Summerhays pounced with a four-under-par 68 to take control heading into Sunday's final round. Spieth had eight birdies, which was tied with Lingmerth, Summerhays, and Rickie Fowler for the most in the first round. He had played great golf his first two rounds, shooting 66-69 to get to nine-under for the week. The 33-year-old hit 13 of 14 fairways and said sustaining his career-best form with the driver would be key to any hope of catching Dufner. Read More

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Ex-UCLA's Ball plans Lakers workout June 7

National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver believes LaVar Ball "will settle down" once son Lonzo is picked in the upcoming draft. "She's bragged on her daughters, and I think it's the same here", Magic said. When in reality, he isn't costing him anything. He added: "I guess the story becomes more intriguing in that if he goes to the Lakers, he could've doubled his deal and chose to pass". Read More

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Wenger says his future will be decided this week

Those losses, combined with a Champions League last 16 thrashing by Bayern Munich, prompted the most sustained fan protests against Wenger in his two-decade reign. Chelsea were reduced to 10 men in the second half after Victor Moses was shown a second yellow card for diving inside the Arsenal area - but the newly-crowned Premier League champions would still find a way to equalise through Costa. Read More

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Morgan optimistic England's confidence won't be dented by South Africa loss

Morgan optimistic England's confidence won't be dented by South Africa loss

South Africa captain AB de Villiers insisted his side had done nothing wrong after they found themselves caught up in a fresh ball-tampering row on Saturday as they lost their one-day worldwide series against England . "A player like him, the score is always around the corner", he said. Rabada was speaking after claiming the man of the match award in the third and final ODI against England at Lord's on Monday, the visitors beating their hosts by seven wickets . Read More

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Cavs beat Celtics to earn NBA Finals rematch with Warriors

He rested the entire fourth quarter after the Cavs had built a 35-point lead. Or you could call the NBA Finals between the Warriors and Cavaliers, which begin Thursday, the most foregone conclusion in league history. And now he is passing Jordan in the record books. James admitted Thursday he's been feeling sick this week, and sounded worse with nasal congestion than he had over the past several days. Read More

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