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Bill Cosby's lawyers demand mistrial, judge says jury can keep working

Paul, in an interview with Minnesota Public Radio. They asked to rehear part of Bill Cosby's deposition from 2005 and for the definition of "reasonable doubt", Botwin said Friday morning. Dozens of women have accused the 79-year-old entertainer of sexual assault , but Constand's case against the man she considered a mentor is the only one that was recent enough for criminal prosecution. Read More

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Work to be done for Mercedes, says Hamilton

Hamilton banished memories of a dismal qualifying session in Baku a year ago, when he clipped the barrier, to grab pole with a time of 1:40.593 despite running wide at Turn 16. "So that's a good thing and I'm grateful for that because that's what drives me so hopefully I continue to grow and get better as a driver and as a human being". Read More

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British teenager George Russell to test Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes in August

He will be joined in an all-Mercedes front row by Bottas , who was pipped at the death when Hamilton outpaced him in the final lap after the session had been paused by a red flag. "I was pretty happy". Baku's long straights and hard-braking corners proved a real handful, even for the most experienced drivers. "I think I had the rhythm at the end but just didn't get everything right", Vettel said. Read More

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Tottenham striker Harry Kane would love England captaincy

Tottenham striker Harry Kane would love England captaincy

England were facing a shock Hampden defeat when Leigh Griffiths produced two moments of free-kick magic to put Scotland 2-1 ahead in the final minute. You can't do any more than they did. Gordon Strachan rued missing out on the "best result of my footballing career" as Scotland were denied a famous victory in a dramatic World Cup qualifier against England . Read More

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Germany clings on to beat Australia after keeper's blunders

Germany clings on to beat Australia after keeper's blunders

Germany would retake the lead prior to the break, though, as Draxler scored a penalty when Massimo Luongo slid through the back of Goretzka. "It's disappointing, we were barely clinging on in the first half", he admitted. He could have held on to that ball but he's a good goalkeeper, no doubt about it. The start of the competition is always an important one for any team, and Germany will be looking to get their ball rolling from their first match, against Australia . Read More

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South Africa fight back to level T20 series with England

Mangaliso Mosehle fell shortly after, while Jon-Jon Smuts smashed 45 off 35 balls, which included four boundaries and three sixes, before he was dismissed by Liam Dawson . He helped the Proteas to a three-run win to level the three-match T20I series. England crushed South Africa by nine wickets in the first match of the series in Southampton . Read More

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Magic sees Lonzo as 1 piece in Lakers' grand rebuilding plan

Magic sees Lonzo as 1 piece in Lakers' grand rebuilding plan

I know it's going to take time to build and we're building, but when we get the right people in here, we're going to win". "All of us know that he has the ability to make other players around him better". "I don't think the Lakers are going to make the playoffs", he said. Movgov had signed with the Lakers on the first day of free agency last summer to the tune of a four-year, $64 million deal . Read More

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Family affair: Lakers get Lonzo Ball and dad with No. 2 pick

Family affair: Lakers get Lonzo Ball and dad with No. 2 pick

Most of the hype comes from the two guys who could go No. 1 or No. 2 in the draft, Lonzo Ball and Markelle Fultz . "The great ones all have it, and we hope that by the way he plays, everyone else on our team becomes better ". Ball's assists per game was the most in Division I basketball. "In high school I told my trainer Keith I wanted to be the No. 1 player in the country and the No. Read More

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Host Russia exits Confederations Cup after loss to Mexico

Speaking ahead of the match against New Zealand in St Petersburg, Santos chuckled his way though a question from a Brazilian journalist asking whether his team were now better to watch before delivering a withering riposte. New Zealand finished bottom of the group after losing all three games. Hosts Russia took a deserved 25th-minute lead through Aleksandr Samedov, but Nestor Araujo equalised for Mexico with a looping header on the half hour. Read More

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Jeter reportedly low on funds for Marlins

Jeter reportedly low on funds for Marlins

Former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter met with Manfred and Samson and informed them he didn't yet have the asking price of $1.3 billion after fundraising efforts. Bush, served as the Florida Governor from 1999-07. Romney, the son of former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, is a MA businessman and venture capitalist. Read More

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Mexico relishing chance to show its worth against Russia

Mexico relishing chance to show its worth against Russia

Pepe is set to miss facing Germany or Chile after helping Portugal top Group A ahead of Mexico on goal difference. "It was hard to play better than we played because the grass was not very good". Goals from Peralta and Raul Jimenez saw Mexico move top of Group A, above Portugal on goals scored, and knock New Zealand out of the competition. Read More

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No offer received for Ronaldo, says Real boss

No offer received for Ronaldo, says Real boss

Spain newspaper El Confidencial has said that the Argentina winger will admit to two counts of tax fraud after an agreement was reached between the former Real Madrid midfielder's lawyers and the public prosecutor on Wednesday. While this is still ongoing and Ronaldo hasn't been proven guilty yet, rumours which have now been confirmed as true, have circulated that Ronaldo is no longer happy in Spain and at Real Madrid . Read More

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NBA Draft Day Fail: Does Markelle Fultz Know Who He's Playing For?

NBA Draft Day Fail: Does Markelle Fultz Know Who He's Playing For?

Now they add Fultz to a promising young core that includes Rookie of the Year finalists Joel Embiid and Dario Saric, plus Ben Simmons , the top pick from last year who sat out all season with a foot injury. Fultz might make $22 million over his first four years as a professional, but in a truly free and open market, he assuredly would make more, while also having a choice of where to make his lucrative living. Read More

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Nadal to miss Queen's Club tournament to rest

Days after lifting a historic 10th French Open title, tennis star Rafael Nadal has announced that as a result of the gruelling clay-court season, he will not be playing at Queens this year. On his way to the title match, he has shipped just 29 games, six fewer than when he made the 2012 final and just two more than the record of 27 conceded by Bjorn Borg in his 1978 trophy season. Read More

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Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify

Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify

They claim that Mourinho , who took over at United a year ago, failed to declare 3.3 million euros ($3.7m, £2.9m) during his time in the Spanish capital - 1.6 million euros in 2011 and 1.7 million euros in 2012. FLORENTINO PEREZ , Real Madrid president, denying that star man Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave in the wake of his tax fraud case. A judge will then decide if there are grounds to charge him with a crime. Read More

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Blazers trying to trade for 7th pick to draft Zach Collins

Blazers trying to trade for 7th pick to draft Zach Collins

Along with their own 15th pick , they have Memphis' 20th pick and Cleveland's 26th selection, acquiring both through past trades. Collins played in 39 games for Gonzaga at center, but did not start one of them. Purdue sophomore forward Caleb Swanigan, who spent many of his formative years in Salt Lake City, is off to the National Basketball Association. Jackson, who was named ACC Player of the Year and UNC MVP, averaged 18.4 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 2.8 assists last year. Read More

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Travis Hamonic traded to Calgary for draft picks

The Islanders traded Travis Hamonic to the Flames for first- and second-round picks in next year's draft and either a 2019 or 2020 second-round pick. Calgary acquired Hamonic from NY for a 2018 first round pick, a 2018 second round pick and either a second round pick in 2019 or 2020. The idea of moving out Hamonic was first approached during the 2015-16 season, when the blue liner requested to be dealt to a team closer to his family in Manitoba. Read More

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Cilic downs Muller to reach Queen's Club final

Cilic downs Muller to reach Queen's Club final

The 2012 champion cruised past Donald Young 6-4, 7-5, despite the American saving 10 of Cilic's 12 break points. Lopez beat former Wimbledon finalist Berdych in three sets in the Stuttgart quarter-finals last week, and the Spanish world number 32 repeated that success with a marathon 7-6 (7/5), 6-7 (1/7), 7-5 victory lasting two hours and 27 minutes. Read More

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Confederations Cup-2017 Germany went from defeat in the match against Chile

Chinese Super League clubs Jiangsu Suning and Henan Jianye saw their respective players Australia defender Trent Sainsbury and Cameroon forward Christian Bassogog start for their national teams. Most likely, Yoahim Lev will take into account the flaws of his players on the defensive, and Germany won with a difference of one or two goals. The referee dampened Chile's goal celebrations by appearing to call for a video reply, possibly to look at a scything tackle by Mustafi on Vidal, ... Read More

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Mavs fill need, take NC State point guard Dennis Smith Jr

Mavs fill need, take NC State point guard Dennis Smith Jr

In a weaker draft, Smith might have been a top-five talent. Currently Yogi Ferrell, J.J. Barea and Devin Harris are the top options at point guard for the Mavericks. Nowitzki announced he'll return for his 20th season in Dallas, so now the attention turns to grooming the remaining nucleus of the team. Since Smith hails from Trinity Christian School in Fayetteville, North Carolina, it's no surprise that one of those stars is The Ville's most renowned figure: Jermaine Lamarr Cole. Read More

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Roger Federer reaches 140th career final

Roger Federer reaches 140th career final

He will be going for his fourth title of the season on Sunday. But he quickly fell behind in the second as Zverev , a finalist a year ago, who has already won three titles in 2017, charged to a 4-2 lead and held on to take the set. Khachanov, a fearless striker when offered a glimmer of a chance, went for his winners and worked a break point, but could not convert it and Federer had the set, 6-4. Read More

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'Alexis is definitely leaving' - Arsenal's Sanchez/Welbeck shirt number mix-up after kit launch

Arsenal's attempts to tie Sanchez and Ozil to lucrative new contracts could force the club into a wide-ranging sell-off of players this summer. The adjusted STCC rules, which came into play this season, previously only allowed clubs to up their wage bills by £4m but the threshold has been bumped up as a result of the recent £5.14billion TV rights deal. Read More

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Costa prepared to dig heels in over Chelsea exit

Costa prepared to dig heels in over Chelsea exit

Costa, 28, is said to have fallen out with manager Antonio Conte after he was sent a text message saying he wasn't part of his plans for the upcoming season. The most important thing is to find a solution to the problem while pursuing other recruitment targets, such as Tiemoue Bakayoko , Alex Sandro, Romelu Lukaku , Andrea Belotti, Virgil van Dijk and Leonardo Bonucci. Read More

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Portugal Prepare For New Zealand Clash After Beating Russia

Mexico tops Group A after two games, with defeat sending New Zealand to the bottom of the group with zero points. I believe if we perform like that against Portugal we have a very good chance of beating them. The European champions came into the game in second behind Mexico in the group but ended on top by virtue of better goals difference. After promising to rotate his starting lineup for a third Confederations Cup game in seven days, Santos would not confirm if that means rest ... Read More

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Verstappen fastest in 2nd practice in Baku _ then crashes

In topping the timesheets, Hamilton has moved to within two pole positions of Michael Schumacher's record of 68, by claiming the 66th pole of his career, surpassing his hero Ayrton Senna's mark of 65. Force India duo Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon finished sixth and seventh respectively. But the margin to Bottas will still be a concern for Hamilton, who has not looked at home throughout the weekend regardless of some of his issues being out of his control. Read More

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