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Woods leads golfers on Forbes 'rich list'

Woods leads golfers on Forbes 'rich list' The group draws from 68 different countries, then narrows it down to the 100 most famous athletes in the world. Second on the list of the top 100 earners, dominated by basketballers, is Barcelona and Argentina footballer, Lionel Messi , who earned US$111 million. [Full Article...]

New Zealand women hit ODI record 490 runs vs Ireland

New Zealand women hit ODI record 490 runs vs Ireland The highest total in any men's one-day global is England's 444 for three against Pakistan at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, in 2016 while the highest score in any men's senior limited overs or List A match remains Surrey's 496 for four against Gloucestershire at The Oval in 2007, an innings that featured Ali Brown's 176. [Full Article...]

"Guti Is Going To Coach Real Madrid", Says Real Murcia President

The likes of Mauricio Pochettino , Jurgen Klopp and Arsene Wenger have been linked with the role, but Guti has now reportedly emerged as the frontrunner. " Guti called me to thank me for my interest". Guti scored 77 goals in 542 games for Madrid between 1995 and 2010, winning five La Liga titles and three Champions League trophies, while drawing mixed reviews from pundits and coach... [Full Article...]

LeBron can’t save himself, so he’ll leave Cleveland after losing NBA Finals

LeBron can’t save himself, so he’ll leave Cleveland after losing NBA Finals By the start of the fourth quarter, the only question was whether Curry would win his first NBA Finals MVP or if it would go to Durant for the second year in a row. The team that took the court in the Finals - with Hill and Hood and Larry Nance Jr and Jordan Clarkson - was significantly different than the team that began the season. [Full Article...]

Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to win NBA title

Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to win NBA title Speaking of KD, he had arguably the best game of his career, dropping 43 points on 15-of-23 shooting along with 13 rebounds and seven assists, including a dagger from nearly the exact same spot as the one he hit in Game 3 past year. "LeBron certainly thinks so, since he said "everybody knew" Durant was destined for greatness "... except Portland". The Warriors found themselves trailing by just six... [Full Article...]

Paul George and LeBron James to the Lakers reportedly 'intriguing scenario'

Paul George and LeBron James to the Lakers reportedly 'intriguing scenario' It's increased more in recent months with Los Angeles putting itself in prime position to land two max-contract free agents this summer. They want to have him as part of a big three alongside James Harden and Chris Paul in order to make sure they get the better of the Golden State Warriors next season in the playoffs and increase their chances of booking a spot in the NBA Finals. [Full Article...]

Trump says Cavs, Warriors won’t be invited to White House

Trump says Cavs, Warriors won’t be invited to White House Curry and the Cavaliers' top player, LeBron James , already have said they would not want to make the White House trip this year. "We're not going to invite either team, but we have other teams that are coming", Trump told reporters. "By not going, hopefully that will inspire some change in terms of what we tolerate in this country", Curry said. "We all look forward to the day we can go back ... [Full Article...]

CM Punk rules out a return to Professional Wrestling

Robert Whittaker defends the middleweight title in a rematch against Yoel Romero in the main event and Holly Holm, who handed Ronda Rousey her first loss, fights Megan Anderson on the main card. Jackson looks at Punk as a lifelong fan of the sport - someone who admired what the fighters could do inside the Octagon and even took up an interest in training before receiving the offer of a lifetime. [Full Article...]

Sharapova hits back at Serena in book row

Sharapova hits back at Serena in book row It would be very unusual, I think, if I didn't write anything about her. Will Halep make it third time lucky? Maria Sharapova's coach says the Russian player was waiting at courtside, ready to go on, when they got the news that Serena Williams was pulling out of their fourth-round match at the French Open . [Full Article...]

Argentina's Lanzini out of World Cup with ruptured ACL

Argentina's Lanzini out of World Cup with ruptured ACL West Ham ace Lanzini has pulled out of Argentina's World Cup squad due to injury. 'Manuel Lanzini suffered, in this morning training session, the rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament of his right knee, ' Argentina confirmed in an official statement. [Full Article...]

Stephens, Halep cruise to French final

Stephens, Halep cruise to French final Open, which Stephens won easily, 6-3, 6-0. The 10th seed produced a clinical performance to down Russian Daria Kasatkina, the conqueror of world No. As for Keys, she's a co-leader in fastest serve (120.5 mph). "I really just had to focus because Yulia was playing so well, I knew I just had to make a few more balls", said Keys, who is yet to drop a set in the tournament. [Full Article...]

DeAndre Ayton already growing close to Suns players

DeAndre Ayton already growing close to Suns players Warren's contract extension begins next season, but his salary is at a rate where he can either be an affordable backup forward, if that's the direction they choose to take. Arizona is a state Ayton already has history with - he graduated from Phoenix-based Hillcrest Prep before staying in-state to play college ball at the University of Arizona in Tuscon. [Full Article...]

Dwane Casey, Ime Udoka are finalists to become head coach of Pistons

Dwane Casey, Ime Udoka are finalists to become head coach of Pistons And he has no intention of leaving Ann Arbor before retiring. On Wednesday, Michigan head coach John Beilein announced on Twitter that he will continue coaching the Wolverines next season. The Wolverines are projected as a preseason top-25 team in 2018-19, Beilein's 12th season at the helm. His current contract runs through the 2020-21 season, paying him $3.37 million annually, with a ne... [Full Article...]

French Open glance: Keys, Stephens resume rivalry in Paris

French Open glance: Keys, Stephens resume rivalry in Paris Sharapova, who missed the 2016 tournament because of a doping ban and a year ago after she was refused a wild card, was broken six times, committed 27 unforced errors and won just five points on her own serve in the second set. "So I think that's why I won today", Halep said. After making 30 unforced errors in the first set, which she lost 7-6 (2), Halep finally found the right rhythm to dic... [Full Article...]

Nadal up against del Potro in French Open semis

Nadal up against del Potro in French Open semis But Nadal insists he is ready for the fight on Sunday. Cecchinato had never won a Grand Slam match before this year's Roland Garros but made the semis with a string of stunning wins. After holding there, Nadal broke del Potro to take that set and was on his way, taking 14 of the last 17 games. He has dropped just one set so far - at the start of his quarter-final win against Diego Schwart... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump considering pardon for boxing great Muhammad Ali

Donald Trump considering pardon for boxing great Muhammad Ali Supreme Court . Trump told reporters as he left the White House on Friday for a meeting with in Canada with US allies that he's looking at " thousands of names " of people who could be granted clemency. That law made it illegal to transport women across state lines for "immoral" purposes . "I have an absolute right to pardon myself", he said, but doesn't need to do that because he did nothing... [Full Article...]

Harry Kane Signs Huge New Contract To Stay At Tottenham

Harry Kane Signs Huge New Contract To Stay At Tottenham England captain Harry Kane has signed a new six-year contract with Tottenham , the Premier League club have announced. Kane is now away on worldwide duty with England and is expected to play a starring role for Gareth Southgate's men at the World Cup. [Full Article...]

FIFA bans Kwesi Nyantakyi over Anas video

FIFA bans Kwesi Nyantakyi over Anas video The GFA said in a statement that it would co-operate with any investigation. Ghana's information minister, Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, said the government had "decided to take immediate steps to have the GFA (Ghana Football Association) dissolved", citing the "widespread nature of the apparent rot". [Full Article...]

Trump Floats Pardon of Muhammad Ali, Who Doesn’t Need One

But the following year, Ali had the conviction quashed after a successful appeal to the US Supreme Court, and President Jimmy Carter granted a blanket pardon to all draft evaders in 1977, so it is not clear what Mr Trump meant. Those under consideration include "folks that have sentences that aren't very fair", Trump said. His decision resulted in a draft-evasion conviction, and he was stripped of... [Full Article...]

Lukaku, Hazard on target as Belgium beats Egypt 3-0

Lukaku, Hazard on target as Belgium beats Egypt 3-0 Martinez made a host of changes at the break and it impacted Belgium's fluency, though substitute Fellaini added a third in the 92nd minute. However embattled coach Roberto Martinez has yet to win over fans, and is sweating over the fitness of key defenders Thomas Vermaelen (thigh) and Vincent Kompany (groin), both injured. [Full Article...]


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