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Sports Men's basketball field set for 2016 Rio Olympics
Author: 0 Men's basketball field set for 2016 Rio Olympics

Joining France in Rio are Croatia and Serbia, who on Saturday emerged as champions of the two other qualifying tournaments in Turin and Belgrade respectively. 5 in the world. France joined Croatia and Serbia as the last three teams making the Olympics. Canada did their best to stay in the game, but they just couldn't find a way to beat one of the best teams in all of the Olympic Qualifiers in this French squad.

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors Introduce Kevin Durant

If I were to rank my PGs for the 2016-17 season, Westbrook would no question be #1, especially without Durant "holding him back". That includes one quote from Kerry. I never wanted to leave Phoenix. I trusted my gut and I trusted my instincts. "It was an unpopular decision, but I can live with it". Twitter went insane with Durant's decision to the point that I didn't know there were actually that many Thunder fans out there.

Author: 0 Jamie Redknapp reacts to Paul Pogba to Manchester United rumours

Even manager Jose Mourinho suggested that in his press conference that United will be making only one more major signing this summer. United are willing to pay Pobga £11.5m a year in a package that could cost in excess of £150m, with the player set to be handed a five-year deal.

Author: 0 Tim Duncan, by the numbers

In his decorated career, Duncan picked up Rookie of the Year honours as well as two NBA MVP awards, three NBA Finals MVP awards, 15 All-Star selections and 15 All-NBA Team selections. San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan on Monday announced that he will retire after 19 seasons with the organization. For comparison's sake, Bill Russell played in 1,098.

Author: 0 Tesla CEO says he's working on another secret 'masterplan'

Musk is also oddly feuding with Fortune magazine about some skeptical articles regarding the Model S Autopilot accident . Tesla CEO Elon Musk is getting ready to reveal the second phase in Tesla's "top secret masterplan". It might be because Tesla is in the middle of all the massive tech companies in the world that they are somehow influenced by the clashing cultures of these companies that they are getting mixed messages.

Author: 0 Mercedes F1 team drops appeal on Nico Rosberg penalty

Hamilton , who started from pole in a race that began slowly behind the safety vehicle because of heavy rain, has gradually eaten away at rival Rosberg's lead in the drivers' standings. In sixth and seventh places were Force India drivers Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg, respectively. Rosberg's engineer Tony Ross replied to the German's information that he had a gearbox problem with the words: "Driver default 1-0-1, chassis default 0-1, chassis default 0-1".

Author: 0 France into Euro 2016 semis, Iceland finish with a bite

The European minnows had an absolutely sensational tournament, holding semi-finalists Portugal to a 1-1 draw in their opener, drawing with Hungary, defeating Austria and England, before eventually going out in the quarterfinals to hosts France .

Author: 0 Milos Raonic upsets Roger Federer to reach Wimbledon final

Many tennis fans were penciling in a Roger Federer vs. Murray Wimbledon final, and looking at this tournament as maybe Federer's best chance at one more grand slam title. "From the beginning, we had a clear understanding", he said. "Am I anxious about recovering?" Raonic is friends with former supermodel Heidi Klum, who was in his player's box when he beat Roger Federer in the semi-finals.

Author: 0 5-time NBA champion Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons

The Spurs never missed the playoffs during Duncan's 19-year career, and Duncan's statistics remained remarkably consistent through his first 18 seasons, each of those seasons scoring between 17.1 and 22.6 points per 36 minutes and pulling down between 10.5 and 12.2 rebounds.

Sports Cooper and girlfriend caught fighting on camera
Author: 0 Cooper and girlfriend caught fighting on camera

And it was the flawless moment, as a pretty irritated looking Irina appears to wipe tears from her eyes and turns away from Bradley he uncomfortably tries to console her. The couple, who have been dating for more than a year, caused a racket on social media as people speculated what they were arguing about. "Hold up.

Author: 0 Tigers' Miracle; Detroit Gives Cleveland a Beatdown, Winning 12-2

Luis Valbuena hit a solo homer, and Colby Rasmus and rookie A.J. Reed added two-run shots in the fourth inning to back up a solid start by Dallas Keuchel. Cabrera has 18 home runs, matching his total from last season. Lindor whirled and threw to third where Jose Ramirez tagged Steven Moya. "I didn't do a good job of limiting the damage in those two innings", Tomlin said.

Author: 0 New Pogba twist as agent admits he 'could sign new Juve deal'

United have emerged as the sole candidates to re-sign the player who left them for free to join Juventus four years ago, after Real Madrid dropped out of the race to sign him . Pogba's future could soon be decided after his global commitments with France ended following the Euro 2016 final on Sunday, though Raiola insists his client is open to the possibility of staying in Turin, where he is now contracted to remain until 2019.

Author: 0 Thousands turn out to welcome home champions Portugal

Adept at making it to the semi-final stage, only once before this week's clash with Wales had the Portuguese managed to progress it to the showpiece finale. "They have quality and ability, along with our coach's strategy to win". Following Portugal's win over France, a French fan appeared inconsolable.

Author: 0 Lamb gets Diamondbacks' lone hit in 4-0 loss to Giants

San Francisco was attempting to become the first team with no-hitters in five consecutive seasons. And he believed he would see it through. "I don't think a one-hit shutout ever stings", Bumgarner said. "This comes first", Bumgarner said. It came against the 17 batter he faced. The sellout crowd only got louder from there, as fans sensed what they might be witnessing.

Author: 0 Story hits 20th and 21st HRs, Rockies beat Phillies 11-2

Weiss said the current rotation is "the best I've have had here, no doubt". "I didn't think that thing was a home run". Jerad Eickhoff (6-10) was rolling before Anderson hit a two-run shot inside the right foul pole in the fifth to tie the score at 2-2.

Sports A war of nerves: Germany's worst penalty shoot-out finally ends Italian hoodoo
Author: 0 A war of nerves: Germany's worst penalty shoot-out finally ends Italian hoodoo

Both sides tied 1-1 after regular time and failed to score in the 30-minute extra time. The match eventually finished level at 1-1 after extra time and the two teams traded a series of very bad penalties before Darmian side footed tamely, Manuel Neuer saved and Hector despatched the winning spot kick to send the Germans through to yet another semi final.

Sports Talkin' season begins for SEC football
Author: 0 Talkin' season begins for SEC football

As much as the SEC thumps its chest as the nation's best college football conference, it's still a scrum for second place behind Alabama's dynasty-in-the-making. Representing the Auburn Tigers will be head coach Gus Malzahn , senior defensive lineman Montravius Adams , senior wide receiver Marcus Davis , and junior defensive lineman Carl Lawson .

Sports Daniel Cormier Gets New Opponent In Anderson Silva For UFC 200
Author: 0 Daniel Cormier Gets New Opponent In Anderson Silva For UFC 200

The 41-year-old Silva, who is coming off a loss to the current 185lbs champion Michael Bisping in February, is taking the fight on only two days notice. White confirmed that Silva will fight Cormier at 205 pounds, standard for light heavyweights. "I'm going to have to run a lot", Silva deadpanned, before quickly saying to White: "I'm joking, boss!" The Brazilian fighter caused many to prematurely assume that he had already been selected as the replacement, when he posted a photo to ...

Sports Tiger Woods still having an impact at the British Open
Author: 0 Tiger Woods still having an impact at the British Open

Now, Johnson wants to get it back. All these people winning Majors since his last one. "Troon's greens are usually not the fastest or the sloppiest but they're quite small so you've got to strike the ball properly and therefore enter Rory McIlroy because nobody strikes the ball better than he does".

Author: 0 Dominant Berdych advances to Wimbledon semis for first time in six years

Tomas Berdych has completed the Wimbledon quarter-final line-ups with a thrilling five-set fourth-round win over Czech countryman Jiri Vesely . "Hopefully I can win a couple more between now and the end of the tournament". Berdych, whose slow start suggested he was feeling the effects of close to 11 and a half hours on court in his four previous matches, then threatened to fritter away a 5-1 lead in the tiebreak before a deep approach shot set him up for a clean forehand victor.

Author: 0 Stewart claims first win since tragedy

Anyone who has followed his career knows that Stewart is best when he's in a bad mood, and Smoke was ornery all weekend in the picturesque wine country. "I was looking at the rearview more than looking out front", Hamlin said. "I got the rears hot, wheel-hopped it a little bit again, got out of line, and obviously gave him the inside line".

Author: 0 Injured Anderson to miss 1st England-Pakistan test

As far as Pakistan's team is concerned, the return of Mohammad Amir is the obvious point of interest. However, as Pakistanis we all must support Amir since he is now an important part of the squad and if Pakistan are to do anything substantial on this hostile tour of England , Amir would be our main weapon.

Author: 0 Tampa Bay Lightning extends contract of goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy

Vasilevskiy has agreed to a three-year, $10.5 million contract extension with the Lightning, reports Dan Rosen of the NHL Network . "Like I said, we have an idea of the range of the salaries for remaining contracts, it's just a matter of what the term is and you can kind of figure that out as you go".

Sports Antoine Griezmann player of Euro 2016, part of team of tournament
Author: 0 Antoine Griezmann player of Euro 2016, part of team of tournament

Forced off through injury, the 31-year-old instead cajoled his team-mates as they went onto win their first-ever major tournament thanks to substitute Eder's long-range, extra-time strike. And considered he scored double the goals anyone else did, and scored them in key moments time and time again, he's a deserved victor. Samson Ozo, Team Manager of the Columbia FC of Abakaliki, said it was wrong for Messi to have retired prematurely because of the several final losses with Argentina.

Sports Sung Hyun Park takes early clubhouse lead at US Women's Open
Author: 0 Sung Hyun Park takes early clubhouse lead at US Women's Open

Park looked every bit a player to be reckoned with after a 6-under par 66 that made her the leader by two strokes at the tournament's halfway point. Though play was still going on Friday, Hack will be below the cut line when the second round concludes Friday night.

Sports Fendrich on Tennis: Murray wins by not being afraid to lose
Author: 0 Fendrich on Tennis: Murray wins by not being afraid to lose

In Lendl's absence, Murray had reached three major finals but each time Djokovic had proved to be a recurring nightmare that simply would not go away. That it wasn't, that Raonic was able to escape after going down two sets to one, that Federer twice double-faulted while trying to force a tiebreaker in the fourth set, would appear to be further evidence that arguably the greatest player ever is unlikely to ever win an 18th major.

Author: 0 Roger Federer beat Dan Evans in straight sets at Wimbledon

Marcus Willis's brief flirtation with Wimbledon fame was ended by Roger Federer as Novak Djokovic racked-up an Open era record of 30 successive Grand Slam wins on a day when torrential rain caused more havoc to the schedule. "I did look up twice as I bounced the ball and saw Roger Federer , and thought, 'Oh, haven't seen this before, '" he said. His battle with world No.

Sports Spieth skipping Olympics, latest star golfer to withdraw
Author: 0 Spieth skipping Olympics, latest star golfer to withdraw

IGF vice-president Ty Votaw said: "He called us earlier today and he's going to be addressing his reasons for choosing not to participate tomorrow in his press conference". Zika virus spreads to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito (Ae. aegypti and Ae. albopictus) and is prevalent in Brazil.

Sports Gabby Douglas makes her second Olympic team alongside the unbeatable Simone Biles
Author: 0 Gabby Douglas makes her second Olympic team alongside the unbeatable Simone Biles

Aly Raisman competes on the balance beam during the women's U.S. Olympic gymnastics trials in San Jose, Calif ., Sunday, July 10, 2016. Douglas, 20, and Raisman, 22, are the first Americans to make consecutive Olympics teams since 2000. Simone Biles clinched her spot on the Olympic gymnastics team. A solid performance in the floor exercise wasn't enough to return her to the top five in the points standings, finishing back in seventh place.

Author: 0 BVB teammates 'surprised' Mkhitaryan leaving for Man Utd

The Red Devils completed a deal to sign the Armenia worldwide on Wednesday afternoon after they agreed a fee with Borussia Dortmund for the transfer of the playmaker over the weekend. Mourinho has prior success in England , which brings an allure about him that was not seen in Van Gaal. Meanwhile, Mourinho has denied that he was responsible for United legend Ryan Giggs leaving the club.

Author: 0 So, Andy, how's it being the nation's last hope?

Twice at Queen's Tsonga won the first set before Murray came back in three . Murray's victory has earned him a semi-final match-up with 10th seed Tomas Berdych on Friday - and made him favourite with the bookmakers to win the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.

Author: 0 Jason Kenney website link removed after redirecting to PC leadership campaign

McAllister, who was narrowly defeated by the Wildrose in the last election, said Kenney will have to overcome the "tribalism and self-preservation" in some factions of Alberta politics. Prentice's strategy involved duplicity, secrecy and a shocking level of cynicism that led to a mass floor crossing of Wildrose MLAs to the PC government bench in December of 2014.