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Paris police: Champs-Elysees attacker killed, firearms and explosives found in auto

The auto hit the front of the police van as it was overtaking it and caught fire, a police spokeswoman told reporters. The interior minister confirmed that he died. In April, police officer Xavier Jugele, 39, was shot dead on the Champs-Élysées. "I condemn the abhorrent and vicious attack carried out against innocent people gathered to worship during the holy month of Ramadan", he said. Read More

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Germany edge Australia at Confederations Cup

Germany edge Australia at Confederations Cup

The reigning World Cup champions scored quick goals in each half and turned back Australia 3-2 in Sochi to move into a tie atop Group B with Chile . Australia would claw level when Tom Rogic's shot from the edge of the box made its way through Germany's goalkeeper Bernd Leno in the 41st minute. Read More

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Hamilton says Mercedes can see the goalposts again

The fact he clawed his way back to 4 spot - behind the Mercedes of Hamilton and Bottas, and Red Bull's Ricciardo in third - shows he's still very much in the championship hunt this year. He finished three-hundredths behind, followed by Valtteri Bottas in the other Mercedes and Kimi Raikkonen in the other Ferrari. The third row has the Red Bulls of Max Verstappen and 2014 Canadian GP victor Daniel Ricciardo. Read More

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Ronaldo header gives Portugal 1-0 win over hosts Russia

Ronaldo header gives Portugal 1-0 win over hosts Russia

Giovani dos Santos and Mexico will look to put themselves in the driver seat for qualification to the Knockout Round of the Confederations Cup when they face off against New Zealand (FS1/10 a.m. In the second half, the Mexicans came out with a burning desire to change the course of the game. "And as for Cristiano , he is one player who is completely motivated to help Portugal , as he has always done". Read More

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Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup

Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup

The midfield was among the strongest components on the Mexico team with players like Andres Guardado and Jonathan Dos Santos linking up the whole game for the Aztec side. "And they can be risky if you give them time and space on the ball, so we're going to try to stop them from having that". "We didn't see it at the time , but that is what the video assistant referee is there for and we trust in that situation the video was used". Read More

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Mexico force Cristiano Ronaldo captained Portugal to epic draw

Mexico force Cristiano Ronaldo captained Portugal to epic draw

Chile's star player Arturo Vidal fiercely argued with referee Damir Skomina when a goal scored in first-half stoppage time by Eduardo Vargas was overruled nearly one minute later. Santos, meanwhile, is expecting his squad to be tested by the hosts, who are in a strong position to qualify from Group A having beaten New Zealand in the tournament's opening match on Saturday. Read More

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Mexico vs. New Zealand in Confederations Cup

Host Russia top the group with three points after defeating New Zealand 2-0 in the opening match on Saturday. "Everyone now, after that game, is incredibly determined to make sure we approach this game with the right mind-set and we have one focus which is we want to progress in this tournament", said Hudson. Read More

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Raiders, QB Carr reportedly close to massive deal

Raiders, QB Carr reportedly close to massive deal

The sides still are finalizing language, but the deal could be announced as early as the end of this week. The contract is expected to be signed by the time the training camp deadline Carr had provided for negotiations arrives. In his Twitter account, the 26-year-old Carr said " nothing done yet ". Derek Carr is everything that the Raiders were hoping he would be, and then some. Read More

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Boris Becker declared bankrupt by British court

Boris Becker declared bankrupt by British court

But in a series of tweets, Mr Becker said: "My earnings are well publicised and it was clear that I have the means to repay this debt ". - Boris Becker (@TheBorisBecker) June 21, 2017I was due to repay in full in 1 month time! It is disappointing that my requested for today's hearing to be postponed was refused! Agreeing to make an immediate bankruptcy order, the judge said: "I am not persuaded on the evidence before me that it can be described as credible evidence". Read More

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Gatland blasts All Blacks tactics as Test looms

Following their 32-10 win over the Maori All Blacks in Rotorua on Saturday, the Lions have two tour games plus three Tests remaining over the next three weeks. Whoever is lucky enough to take the field in those Tests, they're very fortunate, but it's our job as well to make sure that everyone else is rallying around that and the same for the game on Tuesday. Read More

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Mayweather to fight McGregor in August

Mayweather to fight McGregor in August

It's definitely the biggest fight ever in combat sports history, and probably going to be the biggest payday ever", UFC president Dana White said. We got the thing done. " Floyd Mayweather is 40 years old, he's always had problems with southpaws. The impossible deal is now done". It took just those four words from UFC star Conor McGregor to send the sporting world into a spin. Read More

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NHL Awards: Connor McDavid wins Hart Trophy as league MVP

NHL Awards: Connor McDavid wins Hart Trophy as league MVP

The 20-year-old first won the Ted Lindsay Trophy, which is awarded to the most outstanding player in the National Hockey League as voted on by NHLPA members. But Vegas' hometown team is in the spotlight for the first time this year, reaching a major milestone in its process of becoming the NHL's 31st franchise - and doing it during a heat wave. Read More

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Loew: Experience of facing Chile is priceless for Germany

Loew: Experience of facing Chile is priceless for Germany

While it was easy-pickings for the South American outfit, die Mannschaft were given a stern fight by Australia , and won a thrilling game of football by a 3-2 scoreline. Not because he is certain of victory in Thursday's Group B match in Kazan , but because the experience that his young squad will gain against the South American champions will be invaluable to the future of the national team. Read More

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Vegas Golden Knights to play first game at Dallas on Oct

In fact, you might be wise to consider taking the Golden Knights to make the postseason, or the Over on their season point totals once released, as we are one day before the Golden Knights reveal the roster for their inaugural season. Vegas' expansion draft choices certainly appear to form a team that could make noise in the Pacific Division. Marchesseault might not like it right now, but he's going somewhere where he'll be one of the top players on the team. Read More

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Competition rule, perks draw strong field to Travelers

Competition rule, perks draw strong field to Travelers

It's a tricky course with undulating green complexes, so short game work will be crucial this week. He is one of the hottest players in the field right now and is lighting up the stat sheet. While it hasn't quite translated to this event historically (T25/MC/MC/MC), he enters with two Top 10s in last past four starts and ranks third on P4s from 400-450 in last past 12 rounds (2nd in his past 24). Read More

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Scholar All-America Honors for Swim-Dive

Scholar All-America Honors for Swim-Dive

For the first time in the 95-year history of the CSCAA had more than 700 teams have received Scholar All-America recognition. The Duke men were second among all ACC institutions with a combined grade point average of 3.25 for the semester while the women compiled a 3.46 team grade point average to tie for fourth among conference teams. Read More

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CWS: Florida State rallies to beat Cal State Fullerton in elimination game

CWS: Florida State rallies to beat Cal State Fullerton in elimination game

The Titans end their season at 39-24. The second game on Monday night will see LSU taking on Oregon State at 7:00 p.m. ET. But what is most striking about the Titans ball club isn't in a scorebook. "And it was like, dude I can't do that [keep Pabich in the game]". I knew how hard it was to get here. I called it. He didn't mind me calling it because he probably had it on his mind. Read More

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Canelo, Golovkin slam Mayweather v McGregor

Canelo, Golovkin slam Mayweather v McGregor

He knows that, too. Saunders (24-0,12 KOs) holds the WBO belt, the only world middleweight title not in Golovkin's possession, and is angling for a shot at the victor of Golovkin-Canelo. Floyd is Floyd. Conor, he is a very good fighter. Five-weight world champion Mayweather, now 40, will not have fought for almost two years by the time he faces 27-year-old Irishman McGregor, a mixed martial arts fighter, on August 26. Read More

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Sauber strongly deny reports of unequal treatment of drivers

Sauber strongly deny reports of unequal treatment of drivers

One of the very first women to enjoy a high-profile role in the F1 paddock, it is understood that Kaltenborn's role with the team became untenable following a row with Longbow Finance who bought the Hinwil-based outfit past year. Kalnteborn became a CEO of the Swiss team in 2010 when Peter Sauber rebuilt the stable he had sold to BMW five years earlier, and she became a part owner when buying shares in 2011. Read More

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"I hope" Ronaldo returns to Man United

Whether there is any truth in them is yet to be seen, but Ferdinand, a former teammate of Ronaldo and a great friend, is one hoping it could happen. That could still be a big issue for United , who would obviously look to cash in on Ronaldo's mammoth commercial earning power across the board to justify the mind-boggling figures involved. Read More

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Cavs Owner, Billups Meet About Front-office Job

The King has long expressed his desire for Dan Gilbert and the Cavaliers to re-sign GM David Griffin after his wizardry in constructing the roster. Being the GM for a LeBron James team is not a simple task, there is pressure both internally and externally to always be going for a title. Here's LeBron's tweet expressing his gratitude for the Cavs' GM. Read More

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Ronaldo summoned for July 31 tax hearing

Jose Mourinho's advisers have hit back at accusations that the Manchester United manager failed to pay millions of euros in taxes to the Spanish authorities during his time in charge of Real Madrid . Ronaldo - on duty for Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation which ends on July 2 - is facing four charges of fraud through offshore companies between 2011 and 2014. Read More

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Paul George committed to playing for Pacers in 2017-18

Paul George committed to playing for Pacers in 2017-18

But it could require trading Julius Randle or Jordan Clarkson . The question is, how much trade value will George hold at this point? Magic Johnson is a big fan of Washington point guard, Markelle Fultz . Any suitor would be hoping it could use one year with George to convince him to stay despite the Los Angeles temptation. Rumors about his interest in the Lakers are nothing new. Read More

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Ward demands pound-for-pound recognition after Kovalev stoppage

Kovalev complains of another low blow by Weeks says to fight on. "Facing a great fighter, you've got to raise your game to the next level". "When I saw him react to shots that were borderline, I knew what I had". Ward and Kovalev have previously met, battling out on November 19 past year. You don't have to respect me and I don't demand anything, but at a certain point and time , you got to give a person their just do. Read More

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Manchester United cleared of wrongdoing over £89m Paul Pogba transfer

Manchester United cleared of wrongdoing over £89m Paul Pogba transfer

The enquiry was believed to concern who was involved in the transfer and, in the main, amid reports that Pogba's agent , Mino Raiola , earned £41m from the deal. However, proceedings have begun over the agreement between Raiola and Juventus that allowed him to take away such a huge chunk of the fee. Reports suggest that Federation Internationale de Football Association was looking into the transfer because of rumours of third-party ownership, although Raiola has denied this. Read More

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Conor McGregor keeps on trolling Floyd Mayweather, and it's masterful

Conor McGregor keeps on trolling Floyd Mayweather, and it's masterful

Davis answered with a simple "yes". While Vegas odds have Mayweather as favorite with -600 odds, McGregor's striking coach, Owen Roddy, has predicted a knockout victory for the Irishman. "He needs to come down in weight if he want to fight one of us". On how the sessions went: "We sparred on two different occasions". Oscar de la Hoya , both Cotto's promoter and the co-promoter of Alvarez-Golovkin, said: "September 16 has always been the best date for a boxing event". Read More

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Los Angeles Lakers Working On A Trade For Paul George

Cleveland reportedly still wants to have Paul George who recently told the Indiana Pacers he is leaving in 2018. It's believed he has his eyes set on the Los Angeles Lakers - George was born in Palmdale, California and spent two seasons at Fresno State before entering the 2010 NBA Draft - but there are several teams hoping to change his mind between now and then. Read More

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5 trade destinations that make the most sense for Paul George

5 trade destinations that make the most sense for Paul George

Paul George's time with Indiana Pacers appears over, but the question remains which team will trade for George . For team's that lack assets, George going into the market next season is a window of opportunity. Additionally, after years of avoiding giving up a first-round pick to the 76ers, the Lakers' tanking charade is finally over - their 2018 pick is unprotected and will go the Sixers, meaning there is no incentive for the Lakers to be bad during the 2017-18 season. Read More

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Magic Johnson absolutely subtweeted the Paul George free agency WojBomb

Draft night is routinely one of the busiest in the National Basketball Association, with teams scrambling to send in their picks and also negotiating potential swaps with their fellow squads. Wojnarowski reports George wants to give the Pacers the chance to "plan appropriately" for a future without him. They have gone about things the right away, putting a young core in place with high ceilings. Read More

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