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Teacher places positive signs outside LeBron James' Ohio home

Teacher places positive signs outside LeBron James' Ohio home

The double-sided signs read out, "Hero", "Role Model", "Mentor", "Humanitarian", "Leader", and "Good Samaritan", all descriptors Pennington felt described James and his role in the Akron community. Bowers, who was Lebron's kindergarten teacher says James was always kindhearted and generous from a very early age. Pennington credited comedian Patton Oswalt's response to the Boston Marathon bombing for inspiring her to respond to the hateful words written on LeBron's LA home. Read More

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FA Cup: What Antonio Conte Said About Victor Moses' Red Card

Despite having Victor Moses sent off after he received a second yellow card for diving, Chelsea levelled through Diego Costa in the 76th minute, only for Aaron Ramsey to head in Arsenal's winner just three minutes later. You can not get tougher. The only bit of advice I have for young coaches, if you have a tendency to be paranoid don't do this job. "I think we have shown great support in him (Wenger) as well and for his trust in us". Read More

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Here's how to watch Ariana Grande's #OneLoveManchester concert online

Grande organised her One Love Manchester concert which went off without a hitch yesterday and featured performances from singers including Justin Bieber , Miley Cyrus , Robbie Williams , Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams. Her performance throughout the night carried heavy emotion and responsibility, yet she was composed and respectful, and showed grit and willpower by staging this show less than two weeks after those tragic events. Read More

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Wolff: Vettel win not 'orchestrated' by Ferrari

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel . The Briton is now 25 points behind runaway championship leader Sebastian Vettel following the Ferrari driver's third victory from the opening six rounds of the season in Monaco . Hamilton defied the fresher tires of Kevin Magnussen, Daniil Kvyat and Romain Grosjean to produce faster lap times and emerged ahead of the trio when he finally pitted on lap 47. Read More

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Finals of National Spelling Bee begin with 40 elite spellers

Finals of National Spelling Bee begin with 40 elite spellers

She made it through the second round on Wednesday by spelling "spiracle", and "scapegrace" in the third round. The test was taken on Tuesday as the first round of the preliminaries. She competed against kids more than twice her age and knocked out the words "nyctinasty" and "tapas". Debbie Loya said she didn't know her daugther had made it to the finals until she heard her name called. Read More

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Laviolette asks Preds' fans not to throw anything onto ice

Nashville started to push back late in the first, and finally got their chance on the man-advantage in the early stages of the second. Josi's goal came on the power play. Nashville leads in better play in the series . With an assist, Crosby now has 160 career playoff points (56 goals, 104 assists) and tied Mike Bossy, Gordie Howe, Bobby Smith and Al MacInnis for 20th all-time. Read More

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Truex Jr. Takes Points Lead

Truex Jr. Takes Points Lead

And the hard thing about it, really, is we've got to go back there and run 600 miles". Dillon celebrated by diving head first into the infield grass. A seemingly agitated Busch, cupping his face in his hands after sitting down, entered the media center at Charlotte Motor Speedway Center shortly after 12:30 a.m. Read More

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Champions Trophy: 'Not taking pressure for India clash'

England , Australia and South Africa . Match 1- ICC Champions Trophy 2017: South Africa and the host England are didn't play the ICC Champions Trophy warm-up matches. Morgan agreed: "W hen the guys bat like that, it's a lot easier than used to be, having Joe Root in the side and an in-form Alex Hales". "One can not play aggressively right from the start". Read More

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We will learn from United'sperformance, says Ajax coach

We will learn from United'sperformance, says Ajax coach

Rooney has been a bit-part player at United this season, starting just 15 Premier League games, and the 31-year-old has looked a long way short of his former self. "If we can keep this squad together, we will be stronger next season, for sure". 'I'm really happy with our season, the trophies, to be back in Champions League but now I have a rest, to disconnect completely and enjoy my family and friends and other sports I like'. Read More

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Roger Lewis: Giants WR Roger Lewis arrested on OVI charge

Roger Lewis: Giants WR Roger Lewis arrested on OVI charge

Police then smelled marijuana and said Lewis showed signs of intoxication, per the report. TMZ has reported that the 23-year-old was pulled over early Sunday morning in Reynoldsburg for speeding and driving with tinted windows. In his first year with the Giants , Lewis caught seven passes for 97 yards and two touchdowns. He will now face an National Football League suspension, and former undrafted free agents generally test the patience of teams more quickly than their higher-profile ... Read More

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Warriors beat Cavaliers to take 2-0 NBA Finals series lead

Warriors beat Cavaliers to take 2-0 NBA Finals series lead

It wasn't even in the top two most impressive lines of the night. Unfortunately, for King James and his fellow Cavaliers , all those big numbers didn't add up to a winning combination. He had 38 points, 8 assists and 8 rebounds in Game 1 and put up 35 more points, grabbed 13 more rebounds, dished out 6 more assists, and I didn't even realize he was doing all of that. Read More

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Cristiano sings 'Ronaldo, Ballon d'Or' as Madrid celebrate Champions League triumph

Cristiano sings 'Ronaldo, Ballon d'Or' as Madrid celebrate Champions League triumph

His display also made the Madrid fans who have previously whistled him look all the more absurd. 'It's not the moment to speak about that, ' he said when asked about the criticism. "Zidane gave us a very positive halftime team talk and told us he really believed in us", the Portuguese added. Mario Mandzukic's stunning strike cancelled out Ronaldo's 20th-minute opener for Juventus to reach the break at 1-1. Read More

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Eden Hazard 'successfully' undergoes surgery on ankle injury

Belgium is now topping Group H of their World Cup qualifying group with 13 points after five games. When asked if he could leave Chelsea , he said: "In football you never know, but at the moment it's not something that's on my mind". Mbappe scored 24 goals in 42 appearances for the Ligue 1 club last season, helping take the team to the semifinals of the Champions League. "Alonso was close to me so he was able to help when we didn't have the ball, just like Kante, Matic and Fabregas". Read More

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Witthoeft arrives late to French Open match

There's Murray and Wawrinka on the top half of the bracket. "He is one of the smartest guys on the circuit". No. 3, and No. 2 vs. No. 4. But what of fellow 21-year-old, Khachanov? Monfils saw his countryman Richard Gasquet retire due to a thigh problem in the previous round, per Simon Jennings of Reuters (h/t Daily Mail ). Read More

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Arsenal star tops transfer wish-list for European giants, swap deal possible

Arsenal star tops transfer wish-list for European giants, swap deal possible

Manchester City have reportedly kept tabs on the 22-year-old but Barcelona remain the firm favourites to bring him back to Camp Nou in the summer transfer window. " Barcelona's directors are happy with him", Bulut is quoted as saying by Spanish outlet AS. The Turkish global moved to the Nou Camp two years ago from Atletico Madrid , but was unable to make his debut until January 2016 due to the Catalan club's transfer embargo. Read More

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'Happy' Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid

'Happy' Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid

Ronaldo said the turning point was an inspirational half-time speech from Zidane, whose words fired Madrid's three-goal blitz in the second period. "Buffon will still be goalie next season and Barzagli with be with us for another year. "We live football for this and tonight we're all delighted". The Spanish team won its 12th European Cup and become the first team in 27 years to retain the trophy. Read More

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Rafael Nadal through to quarterfinals at French Open

Rafael Nadal through to quarterfinals at French Open

It was his first-ever defeat on the Parisian clay. Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic closed in on a French Open clash - with the Spaniard continuing to look very much the man to beat. Defending champion Spain's Garbine Muguruza reacts as she plays France's Kristina Mladenovic during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Sunday, June 4, 2017 in Paris . Read More

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Walters: Thurston might not be back for Origin II

They couldn't take this one off Andrew Fifita. Origin matches tend to have stronger ratings in games two or three when more is on the line. Ben Ikin and Gorden Tallis are the latest former Queensland players to call for changes to be made to the Maroons team for their must-win State of Origin clash in Sydney on 21 June. Read More

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Elvis Dumervil Signs with 49ers After 4 Seasons with Ravens

Elvis Dumervil Signs with 49ers After 4 Seasons with Ravens

Baltimore released him March 8. With his hybrid experience, Dumervil is the ideal candidate to be San Francisco's "LEO" pass rusher as it makes a transition to a Seattle-like 4-3 under defensive coordinator Robert Saleh. For the Niners, Dumervil is expected to get an opportunity to contribute at the "Leo" defensive end and/or "Sam" linebacker spots. The other option, Arik Armstead , is talented, but he was drafted to be a 3-4 end in the previous regime. Read More

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Investigating firm: Mark Dantonio handled MSU cases properly

Investigating firm: Mark Dantonio handled MSU cases properly

Siemon the Ingham County Prosecutor says she has made a decision to authorize the charges against all three, as requested by the Michigan State University Police. Blackwell was suspended in February as a result of the sexual assault investigation. An MSU spokesman identified Curtis Blackwell as the staff member to Detroit Free Press sports writer Chris Solari . Read More

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Sarfraz says no pressure ahead of Pak-India clash

Laxman said that skipper Virat Kohli will be depending on these two bowlers due to their current form and the pace-friendly conditions in England which will host the Champions Trophy from June 1 to 18. He added: " England are a very good side". "If they don't be proactive with it, before you know it, for the big Test series, there's going to be no one coming along to Test cricket ", he added. Read More

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Halep, Svitolina set to sweat in Paris sun

Halep, Svitolina set to sweat in Paris sun

The courts were "incredibly bad" and there were no ball boys but Martic didn't care. The Croatian was once a top 50 player before a back injury sidelined her for 10 months after Wimbledon qualifying in 2016. It was initially thought she would return to the court much sooner. Fifth seed Elina Svitolina scraped into the French Open quarter-finals after recovering superbly to oust world number 290 Petra Martic at Roland Garros. Read More

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10-Man Italy End Zambia's WC Campaign

10-Man Italy End Zambia's WC Campaign

Joshua Onomah picked up his second yellow card in the 72nd minute, forcing England to finish the match with 10 men. Vido headed in from close range to send the Italians to their first ever Under-20 World Cup semi-final. However, in the 21st minute of extra-time, Luca Vido scored the victor with a wonderful header to give Italy a 3-2 win. Still, the Italians twice came from behind. Read More

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Star duo leads the way for Warriors

They have the best net playoff point differential of all time, having outscored their opponents by 237. Golden State had won a record 73 regular-season games previous year and led 2-0 only for Cleveland to make the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history and swipe the title. Read More

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Cavs' Lue glad Kerr back on Warriors' sideline

Steals: 15 (James 3, Shumpert 3, Irving 2, Love 2, T. Thompson 2, Dero.Williams, Jefferson, Korver). Kerr's picture was shown on the videoboard as the fans stood and cheered. And I played on some great Laker teams. Kerr has been sidelined by persistent back pain since April. And so are Cleveland's black jerseys. It's possible Curry's reaction Sunday was in response to that reaction from James previous year. Read More

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Monster Is Really Making A Bang In NASCAR

With the third-place result plus 20 points earned by winning the first two stages, Truex remained in first place in the driver standings. There was a multi-car wreck on the final lap that brought the race under caution, but Johnson had hit the line needed to make the race official and he coasted to the finish. Read More

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Stanley Cup: Laviolette asks Preds' fans not to throw anything onto ice

Stanley Cup: Laviolette asks Preds' fans not to throw anything onto ice

Absolute dominance from the Predators saw the game equalized at three, before Jake Guentzel broke Nashville's hearts with the game victor with less than four minutes remaining, on their first shot in 37 minutes to end the drought. "When we did, he was able to shut the door". The rebound bounced back into the slot, and Rinne made a save on Chris Kunitz with an assist from Subban sliding over to help. Read More

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ESPN Will Air Jalen Rose's Passed-over ABC Pilot, For Some Reason

ESPN Will Air Jalen Rose's Passed-over ABC Pilot, For Some Reason

The commercial is apparently a spot for a new show called Jalen vs. Rose runs into Bryant at a restaurant and puts on a pretend smile to talk to the Laker legend. Rose's show, which was produced by Nahnatchka Khan of Fresh Off the Boat , focuses on the former National Basketball Association star's career responsibilities with ESPN and being a single father to two girls, according to Deadline . Read More

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Austin Dillon Earns 1st-Ever Cup Win at NASCAR at Charlotte 2017

Austin Dillon Earns 1st-Ever Cup Win at NASCAR at Charlotte 2017

Dillon ran in the top 10 all night long, with the help of his new crew chief Justin Alexander. That's credit to the team, to take the feel I need and get it right. "I made a mistake", he said. THE WRECK: Some of the pre-race favorites were eliminated early as Brad Keselowski crashed into the back of Chase Elliott's vehicle just 20 laps into the race, ending the night for both drivers. Read More

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Gareth Bale hoping to help make more history at Real Madrid

Gareth Bale hoping to help make more history at Real Madrid

The Portuguese star continues beating records and with the two goals he scored in the final , he has beaten Lionel Messi as the Champions League top scorer in this edition with 12 goals . The former France playmaker's contract expires in a year, but he said he was not thinking about leaving. "We promised to return and we have returned as champions", said Ramos as the squad visited the home of Madrid s local government and the city hall. Read More

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