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US coach Bruce Arena names squad to face Ghana US coach Bruce Arena names squad to face Ghana
- June 27, 2017

Dallas goalkeeper Jesse Gonzalez , who has played for Mexico's Under-20 and Under-23 teams, was on the 40-man preliminary roster announced June 3, but his request for change in association has not yet been approved by FIFA. "They need to know me, I need to know them". "It's an incredible honor to represent the United States for the first time, and I want to thank everyone who has helped me make this goal a reality", Dwyer said. (more...)
Saints' Fairley ruled out for 2017 because of heart symptoms Saints' Fairley ruled out for 2017 because of heart symptoms
- June 27, 2017

It was reported June 10 that a red flag was raised after physical examinations by Saints doctors and at least one heart specialist, all agreeing things changed over a 12-month period. "The second opinion was a little different, and he's getting a third opinion or he's already gotten a third opinion, we're waiting on that opinion". After consulting multiple doctors, the Saints placed him on the NFI. (more...)
Juan Carlos Osorio hails Mexico's 'resilience' in defeat of hosts Russian Federation
- June 26, 2017

Hosts Russia have been eliminated from the FIFA Confederations Cup after losing 2-1 to Mexico at the Kazan Arena in Group A today. European champion Portugal showed 95th-ranked New Zealand the respect of selecting Cristiano Ronaldo and other stars when rest was an option. (more...)
Jazz send pick and forward Trey Lyles to Denver Jazz send pick and forward Trey Lyles to Denver
- June 26, 2017

The only pick the organization kept was the 55th, which it used to select Gonzaga point guard Nigel Williams-Goss. Mitchell was honored on the All-ACC first team, All-ACC Defensive team, USBWA All-District IV team and NABC All-District 2 first team. (more...)
How to watch Halle Open Final online
- June 26, 2017

These two have split the only two meetings with Zverev winning the 2016 Halle Open and Federer winning the 2016 Rome Masters. Zverev, who had lost his first eight matches against top-10 players then beaten seven of the next 11 - including Federer in the semi-finals here previous year - encountered the Swiss on one of his magical days. (more...)
AP analysis shows how gerrymandering benefited GOP in 2016
- June 26, 2017

The analysis found Republicans won 56 percent of the votes in Ohio's Statehouse races but 66 percent of the seats. But many Democratic candidates will be facing a stacked deck as Virginia is one of several states where favorably drawn districts have given Republicans a measurable advantage in past elections, an Associated Press analysis shows. (more...)
Coyotes add 3 players to cap wild week Coyotes add 3 players to cap wild week
- June 25, 2017

Sometimes you hit, sometimes you miss. Arizona also needed a No. 1 goalie after dealing Mike Smith to Calgary, so Chayka landed Antti Raanta in the same deal that sent the No. One of the biggest goals for Arizona for years has been to find an elite, top-line center and Stepan could be the player to fill that role. "Our organization has been searching for a true number one center for over a decade and we are confident that he can be that for us". (more...)
USA military community in Japan offers support after USS Fitzgerald tragedy
- June 24, 2017

The two Navy leaders were struck by stories of heroism and sacrifice, both by the sailors aboard and their families back home. The Navy needs to "protect the integrity of those proceedings", he said, cautioning that "speculation, rumors, hearsay or second guessing won't be helpful". (more...)
Prosecutors propose swapping Messi's jail time with fine in tax fraud case Prosecutors propose swapping Messi's jail time with fine in tax fraud case
- June 24, 2017

The maximum fine would be around €255,500 on top of a almost €2 million fine handed down as part of last year's sentence. Spain's state prosecutor would swap jail time for a fine of €255,000 ($285,000; £224,000), which equates to €400 for each day behind bars. (more...)
Blackhawks Rumors: Chicago Makes Pair Of Trades, Could Deal Hossa's Contract
- June 24, 2017

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. But the departure of Hjalmarsson and Panarin creates two more holes that need to be filled. "His rookie year will always rank among the best in franchise history and his exciting style of play provided many memorable moments for our fans during his two seasons as a member of the team". (more...)
Nadal Wins 10th French Open, Makes Tennis History Nadal Wins 10th French Open, Makes Tennis History
- June 22, 2017

As well as bringing the Spaniard " La Decima " - his 10th triumph in Paris - it was also Nadal's 15th grand slam overall, putting him outright second on the all-time list behind rival Roger Federer , who has 18. Nadal, who had taken the first set 6-2, broke early in the second and stretched his winning run of games to seven before Wawrinka managed to get on the board again. (more...)
Gennady Golovkin: Mayweather vs. McGregor is Big Business, Not Boxing Gennady Golovkin: Mayweather vs. McGregor is Big Business, Not Boxing
- June 22, 2017

Gennady Golovkin and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez will fight for the unified middleweight championship September 16 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Floyd Mayweather will fight Conor McGregor on August 26 in Las Vegas. "If you want to watch a true fight, true boxing fight and you respect boxing, watch my fight with Canelo ". I think Diaz's fight was one of the most profitable fights of all time, from what I've been told. (more...)
Gas prices in MA down 5 cents per gallon Gas prices in MA down 5 cents per gallon
- June 21, 2017

The average North Dakota price for gas as of Monday was $2.26 per gallon, according to the automobile association. A year ago, the average price in Rhode Island was the same at $2.29 per gallon. The most expensive gas price averages in Georgia are in Atlanta ($2.19), Savannah ($2.18) and Albany ($2.12). "These low gas prices should stick around for a while until oil prices change course". (more...)
Meet Brooks Koepka's ACTUAL Girlfriend, Jena Sims Meet Brooks Koepka's ACTUAL Girlfriend, Jena Sims
- June 20, 2017

No, the woman planting a smooch on Koepka was actress Jena Sims , the star of "Attack of the 50 Foot Cheerleader" and the upcoming " Sharknado 5", who happens to be Koepka's current girlfriend. Buck's broadcasting partner, Brad Faxon, soon corrected the error. There were just two problems: Edwards, now 29, is no longer at Florida State. Sims' on-screen credits include guest appearances on "One Tree Hill", "The Vampire Diaries" and "Dexter". (more...)
Germany vs Australia Preview: Youthful German squad prepare to face Socceroos test Germany vs Australia Preview: Youthful German squad prepare to face Socceroos test
- June 20, 2017

The world champions did not bring the likes of Toni Kroos , Manuel Neuer and Thomas Muller with them to Russian Federation, but Low's experimental team proved to be more-than-adequate replacements for this test as Lars Stindl , captain Julian Draxler and Leon Goretzka all found the net. (more...)
Paul George to leave Pacers following 2017 season, source says Paul George to leave Pacers following 2017 season, source says
- June 19, 2017

George is the player the Pacers keep hoping to build their own title dreams around, dreams which haven't worked out. We'll likely enter the National Basketball Association season with Paul George as a Pacer, but what about at the trade deadline? George would sign a four-year max deal with the Lakers at $133 million that starts at around a $30.6 million salary in Year 1 before annual raises. (more...)
Canada's Brooke Henderson wins Meijer LPGA Classic Canada's Brooke Henderson wins Meijer LPGA Classic
- June 19, 2017

Thompson , who has shown unbelievable resilience to bounce back from the heartache and controversy surrounding the four shot penalty she incurred during the final round of the ANA Inspiration, completed a round of 64 to come from two off the 36 hole pace to take the lead into the final round. (more...)
America's Cup: Team New Zealand hold the edge over Team USA America's Cup: Team New Zealand hold the edge over Team USA
- June 19, 2017

We had our chances, but these guys made fewer mistakes. Team New Zealand have taken a 3-0 lead over Oracle Team USA after two strong performances today. That's a reference to Spithill being Australian, as are other key decision-makers on the crew of Oracle, which is owned by American software billionaire Larry Ellison. (more...)
Confederations Cup kicks off Confederations Cup kicks off
- June 18, 2017

The former Russian global goalkeeper has set his squad the ambitious task of winning the Confed Cup, a tournament that serves as a tune-up for next year's World Cup. Hosts Russia got off to a winning start at the Confederations Cup on Saturday, Fedor Smolov's second-half goal sealing a 2-0 win over New Zealand in Saint Petersburg, in the tournament opener. (more...)
Oakland triumphant as parade set to celebrate NBA's Warriors
- June 18, 2017

Coach Steve Kerr told KTVU-TV he was proud that the team came back from the heartbreak of losing last year's championship to the Cleveland Cavaliers . Not only is Durant now an NBA champion, but after churning out 35.2 points, 8.4 rebounds and 5.4 assists on upwards of 55 percent shooting from the field against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, Durant also adds NBA Finals MVP hardware to his lofty collection. (more...)