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Author: 0 Kevin Durant Officially Signs With Warriors, Talks Publicly For

Kevin Durant was selected as the second overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics, who eventually became the Oklahoma City Thunder . I couldn't consider, totally, everybody's feelings at this point, because it'd be hard to. On if he feels guilty for joining the Warriors . "No". They wanted to let me know how I would fit in with their group.

Sports Biritish Labour enters leadership contest on Monday
Author: 0 Biritish Labour enters leadership contest on Monday

Eagle, who will on Monday formally launch her bid to take over the left-of-centre party, said Corbyn was "not a leader" and she wanted to "heal" Labour's divisions. Even if Corbyn's supporters like to point out that Labour won local elections since he was named leader a year ago, it has performed worse than opposition parties historically do while polls predict an historic defeat at the next general election.

Author: 0 Rain, tears and teens with Olympic track spots on the line

Now Winger, a Skyview High graduate, can call herself a three-time Olympian. So that was awesome to see her advance. "I have been working on my speed running 800s and 1,500s and it didn't feel that fast with two miles to go so I knew I would be fine", she said .

Sports Ko leads by one shot at US Women's Open
Author: 0 Ko leads by one shot at US Women's Open

Hack, a Paducah, Ky., native, qualified for the U.S. Women's Open in May by beating professional Ember Shculdt on the third playoff hole to clinch one of two spots from the St. It's very impressive. She must have hit a lot of fairways and made good putts. "When you're struggling to hit fairways, it makes the game a lot harder", Kerr said.

Author: 0 Biles locks up spot on US Olympic gymnastics team

Hall, who is the first African American woman to make a U.S. Olympic team in the 10,000, seemed to have forgotten she was already on the U.S. team. Hall finished third with a time of 31:54.77 - more than 15 seconds ahead of the fourth-place finisher to earn a trip to the Rio Olympics.

Author: 0 Giants' ace Madison Bumgarner won't participate in Home Run Derby

Rather than Bumgarner swinging away in an exhibition, the Giants opted to have his bat in the lineup Thursday at the Oakland Coliseum, becoming the first team in 40 years to intentionally eschew the designated hitter. In this league you've got to hit. "I was just happy to get a hit", Bumgarner said. The first came from Marcus Semien , pouncing on Bumgarner's 10th pitch and banging it off the staircase behind the centerfield wall.

Author: 0 16-year-old Sydney McLaughlin earns spot to Rio Olympics in track

It wasn't. McLaughlin, a soon-to-be senior at Union Catholic in Scotch Plains, New Jersey, finished third on Sunday, behind victor Dalilah Muhammad and Ashley Spencer. I know she's going to represent the USA amazingly". Once she got to work, she certainly had a ball. "It was the big stage, 'I don't know if I can do this, I don't know if I belong here'".

Sports Euro 2016: France Coach Dejected After Stumbling at Final Hurdle
Author: 0 Euro 2016: France Coach Dejected After Stumbling at Final Hurdle

Wasteful finishing came back to haunt France in the European Championship final against Portugal on Sunday, with even tournament top scorer Antoine Griezmann missing his chances. In winning a major tournament he surpasses Portugal greats Eusebio and Luis Figo. You need Javascript and either Adobe Flash or Html5 to view this video.

Sports Tour de France: Greg van Avermaet wins stage five
Author: 0 Tour de France: Greg van Avermaet wins stage five

And Belgian Van Avermaet 31, broke clear on his own with 17 kilometres remaining of the 216km trek from Limoges to Le Lioran, which included four categorised climbs in a hard final 45km, to seal a brilliant solo win that puts him over five minutes clear in the overall classification.

Sports Wenger does not rule out England job after Arsenal deal ends
Author: 0 Wenger does not rule out England job after Arsenal deal ends

ARSENE WENGER has revealed he would consider managing England - but not now. Don't laugh, that would equal our best tournament finish since 1966! Wenger said he took great disappointment in seeing England crash out of Euro 2016, adding: "England is my second country".

Sports Osama Bin Laden's son vows to avenge al-Qaida leader's death
Author: 0 Osama Bin Laden's son vows to avenge al-Qaida leader's death

He says al-Qaeda will continue waging jihad against the USA in response to its "oppression" of Muslims. "It is not revenge for Osama the person but it is revenge for those who defended Islam". 'Hamza Bin Laden urged lone wolf attacks in the United States and the West; targeting of Jewish American interests globally'. Like his latest speech, bin Laden mentions the importance of the struggle against the Jews in Palestine.

Author: 0 Tony Stewart brings social media noise with Sonoma victory

When the remainder of the field headed to the pits under yellow, the man known as "Smoke" inherited the lead for the very first time all day, and knew, immediately, that he'd been handed a crucial opportunity, with only half a season remaining in his Sprint Cup career.

Author: 0 "Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates" a formulaic distraction of dumb people

The impetus was Mike and Dave's well-known reputation for ruining far too many parties and weddings - thanks to their love of insane stunts. The premise for this romp is simple: Idiot twenty-something brothers Mike (Devine) and Dave (Efron) have a bad habit of ruining family gatherings, solemn or otherwise, with their ludicrous alcohol-fueled antics, and their parents (Stephanie Faracy, Stephen Root) are exhausted of it.

Sports Donaldson among three Blue Jays named to Major League Baseball all-star game roster
Author: 0 Donaldson among three Blue Jays named to Major League Baseball all-star game roster

Estrada had an MRI exam on Sunday and a cortisone shot Monday. So, for Estrada's own good, the Blue Jays eliminated any possibility of that happening when they placed him on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 3. Hutchison, who is 1-0 this season having spent the bulk of time at triple-A Buffalo, will go up against fellow righty Justin Verlander. "We've talked a bit about that".

Author: 0 UFC 200 Results: Brock Lesnar Successful in Return, Manhandles Mark Hunt

Though beating a heavyweight like Hunt puts him right in the thick of the heavyweight division, the WWE said this was a one-off opportunity for Lesnar, and Lesnar has been hesitant to commit to anything beyond UFC 200 . Both men endured some heavy blows and Hunt, despite winding Lesnar, didn't do enough to feel aggrieved when all three judges awarded the fight to the WWE star.

Author: 0 Murray and Raonic on serve in Wimbledon final

But with Lendl back in his box, Murray is 12 from 12 on grass and the first British man since Fred Perry in 1936 to hold the Wimbledon trophy aloft on multiple occasions. The set got off to a cagey start, but the key early moment came at 2-2 as Raonic earned two break points on Murray's serve at 15-40. During their first spell together, the Scot had won his previous two slam titles and the Olympic gold medal at the 2012 London Games.

Author: 0 Updike places 15th at US Olympic Trials

Merritt won the gold medal in the 2012 London Games. Coburn, the American-record holder, finished well ahead of Courtney Frerichs (9:20.92) and Colleen Quigley (9:21.29), who will both be first-time Olympians. QUALIFICATION ALERT: Former Clemson star and world champion Brianna Rollins qualified for the Olympics by winning the 100-meter hurdles in 12.34 seconds.

Sports Duck's big day: Oregon star earns trip to Rio in 110 hurdles
Author: 0 Duck's big day: Oregon star earns trip to Rio in 110 hurdles

Brophy Prep alum Devon Allen continues to own not just the collegiate landscape, but the whole country in the 110 hurdles. Pro football players such as Goodwin, Jeff Demps and Lawrence Okoye all competed at the Olympics in 2012, but Allen is the first football player in recent memory who would be considered a heavy candidate to medal at the games.

Sports Blow for Everton in striker hunt
Author: 0 Blow for Everton in striker hunt

Reports earlier this week claimed the Toffees had opened preliminary talks with Southampton over a deal to sign the Italian global, with a fee in the region of £16m mooted. Everton's new billionaire investor Farhad Moshiri is ready to smash the club's current wage structure but it is understood that the Blues would not be unwilling to match the salary on offer from China for a player that turns 31 next week.

Author: 0 Murray makes commanding start at Wimbledon

I didn't defend as well as usual. But I served well. Broady did fashion a couple of break-point opportunities in the third set, but was unable to take either of them. "I remember we played on Court One when we played here in 2013 (but) I'm not superstitious like that". "Andy is the same, you are just trying to shake him a little so he gives you a chance".

Author: 0 UFC 200 Results and Updates, Highlights: Who are the winners?

Amanda Nunes beat up and then choked out Miesha Tate to claim the women's bantamweight belt in one round at UFC 200 on Saturday night in Las Vegas . Cormier won by unanimous decision: 30-26 on all three judges' cards. But those days are long gone as Silva hasn't won a fight since 2012. Above are video highlights of the bout between Cormier and Silva (courtesy of the UFC).

Sports Jose Aldo outpoints Frankie Edgar to take UFC interim featherweight belt
Author: 0 Jose Aldo outpoints Frankie Edgar to take UFC interim featherweight belt

Just like in their first clash, at UFC 156, it went the full five rounds but in contrast the Brazilian did not fade in the later rounds, instead growing with confidence as he picked off a frustrated Edgar on his way to a vital victory. The two then clinched up against the cage for the first time and Aldo landed a left as they broke apart. In January 2015, it was McGregor running over to yell at Aldo after his Fight Night victory in Boston against Denis Siver.

Author: 0 Murray wins second Wimbledon crown

Raonic, a 25-year-old Canadian who will be playing his first major final, has not one but two Grand Slam champions in his corner: 1998 French Open champion Carlos Moya, and seven-time major victor John McEnroe , the latter of whom joined the Raonic team weeks ago as a so-called "grass court consultant".

Author: 0 Gatlin, Lagat earn return Olympic trips

Norman won his first-round heat, which included Tyson Gay, in a wind-aided 20.06 and won his semifinal heat, edging Gatlin by two-hundredths of a second, in a wind-legal 20.21. He just passed Gatlin,"' Lyles said. I'm going to get ready for the Diamond League meet in London (July 22-23).it happened so fast. "Honestly, my body has been telling me I'm getting pretty exhausted these last couple rounds".

Author: 0 Fonte likens Portugal's EURO 2016 success to a movie script

A juddering knee-on-knee challenge by Payet in the eighth minute left him writhing on the turf and after attempting to play on, he dropped to the ground in the 16th minute, tears filling his eyes. He had said before the Paris final that he wanted to be "crying for joy" this time - he could not have imagined how his prediction would come true.

Sports Security beefed up for Euro 2016 final
Author: 0 Security beefed up for Euro 2016 final

Pepe is fully fit and ready for the biggest match of his career, with the divisive defender desperate to help Portugal emerge from the Euro 2016 final with their first-ever major trophy. "Some of them played in the Champions League final". A Spidercam attached to the stadium roof will give a bird's eye view of the game across the field of play, and ground-level cameras will run on rails behind each goal.

Author: 0 Andy Murray Plays For Second Wimbledon Title

But the man he'll face on the other side of the net is no slouch when it comes to dismantling tall big servers. Andy Murray's first Wimbledon championship was for his country. I'm going to make sure I do everything I can to be back here for another chance". The 29-year-old ended a 77-year wait for a home men's singles champion three years ago, finally answering the question of whether he could lift tennis' most prestigious trophy.

Author: 0 Reactions to the LA Angels' offensive frenzy against the Boston Red Sox

Sean O'Sullivan opposed them. O'Sullivan (2-0), who had been recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket before the game to make the spot start, left to a standing ovation in the sixth after throwing five scoreless innings. Instead, he walked Xander Bogaerts and, on a first-pitch splitter, yielded a double to Ortiz. After striking out center fielder Shane Robinson , Light then relinquished a solo shot to Cron, a double to Giavotella, and a two-run bomb to Perez to round up an 11-run stanza for the ...

Author: 0 France ends Iceland's 2016 dream with a crushing victory

Giroud added another as an entertaining quarter-final ended 5-2, leaving Deschamps pleased as Les Bleus aim for a return to the Stade de France in next Sunday's final. "Icelanders are really proud of this achievement and you can see that in the numbers, both the numbers that came here and also those who came together in Reykjavik and everywhere to watch the games".

Sports Daniel Cormier Speaks Out About Anderson Fight At UFC 200
Author: 0 Daniel Cormier Speaks Out About Anderson Fight At UFC 200

The UFC was able to salvage its signature event on Saturday by matching Daniel Cormier with the former middleweight champion Anderson Silva on Thursday evening. Miesha Tate v Amanda Nunes has now been promoted to the main event slot, while Lesnar is making his heavyweight comeback against Mark Hunt . Silva (33-7) last fought in February, suffering a decision loss to Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night in London, England.

Author: 0 Raonic stuns Federer to make Wimbledon final

Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ont., lost to Andy Murray in the Wimbledon final Sunday in the first major singles championship match to feature a Canadian man. But her son has dealt with that and thrived, thanks to a counter-punching game and sublime returns of serve. "Andy will need to take more risks with his second serve to avoid being under pressure all the time ".

Author: 0 Help send BC's Blue Jay to All Star game

I'm happy for the guys who are the starters and I'm happy to be a part of the whole scene that's there. Donaldson has scored 77 runs, a franchise record for runs before the All-Star break. "Hopefully Saunders gets in there too, that'll be good", Gibbons said. "It's a frustrating feeling". "I wanted to play baseball and have fun with it but you always want to be part of an All-Star team".