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Taco Bell Is Giving Away Free Tacos This Tuesday


As part of its "Steal a Game, Steal a Taco " promotion, the fast-food giant promised to hand out the free tacos if a 2017 NBA Finals game was "stolen" by the visiting team. One taco per customer, no purchase necessary. The Warriors topped the Cavs 118-113 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, with Golden State scoring the final 11 points of the game to take a 3-0 lead in the series. Read More »

Sri Lanka ponder changes for Pakistan 'quarter-final'

It was the latest setback for South Africa in ICC tournaments as the Proteas have won only one knockout match in big events since 2000. Seems like an understatement. "It is known how we wanted to improve our fielding". Congrats to India . They were just a class apart today. It's very hard to say that after a performance like this, but that's what I believe in my heart. Read More »

Kevin Durant lying about not watching past NBA Finals?

Cleveland is capable of beating that, but they're going to be challenged more in this game. "We knew coming into Game 5 past year that if we don't protect the ball, don't limit their three-point shooting, then we can get blown out of this arena". Read More »

Hamilton Jumps Back Into Title Contention With Win In Canada

He earned two points. "I was just hoping the auto held together, and fortunately it did". It was bad that we didn't spot it. "Don't get me wrong, I think with the damage in the beginning, it was not ideal". "Still, I knew what I had to do in the end: bring the auto home and get the points". "Obviously, we'd like to be further forward, but I believe we maximized the potential today with a good, clean lap", Alonso said. Read More »

Durant is one win away from his first NBA title


He now has scored 30-plus in all three games of the Finals. It was Stephen Curry with 26 points, 13 rebounds and six assists. Before Game 3 , Cavs head coach Tyronn Lue was asked about his insistence on continuing to play at a fast pace against Golden State , a recipe for disaster considering the Warriors' ability to score in transition. Read More »

Ex-NBA player Rodman expected to arrive in North Korea Tuesday


CNN reports that former Detroit Pistons star and Basketball Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman is expected to be in North Korea beginning Tuesday. The former National Basketball Association star has been heavily criticized for his repeated trips to the country, but Trump spoke positively about one of Rodman's visits to North Korea in 2013, years before he got into politics. Read More »

Not again! Venus Williams sent packing by Timea Bacsinszky in French Open


And the 24-year-old appeared energized by the atmosphere as she made an immediate break of serve before taking the set by reeling off four games on the spin to stun the 2016 victor. At 4-2 up Mladenovic gestured to rally her fans, who responded with chants of "Kiki, Kiki, Kiki". Wozniacki also broke in half of Kuznetsova's 12 service games. Read More »

Someone just paid $133000 for two tickets to game 5

And when the Cavs defeated Golden State 137-116 last time out, it was because they were brutal and unapologetic for it. "Definitely", Green said. "We're competitors". Then likely Game 6 and 7 will no longer be necessary. " You never want to be in those moments of elimination games, but when you are, you want to be as prepared as possible". Read More »

Padres select MacKenzie Gore third overall


He was the team's ace in consecutive 1A state title runs. Committed to East Carolina University, the 18-year-old Gore is considered one of the top high school arms in the country. 1 overall choice". Gore has a fastball that reaches 95 miles per hour and also mixes in an effective curveball, slider and changeup. Scouts love Gore's athleticism and competitiveness. Read More »

Blasts at funeral in Kabul adds to wave of violence

TRT World's Arabella Munro reports. The protesters blaming the Afghan Government for not having been able to stop a string of attacks in the capital clashed with riot police on Friday. Wednesday's blast, one of the worst since 2001, killed around 90 people and left 460 wounded when an explosives-laden human-waste tanker blew up in the Green Zone, Kabul's diplomatic quarter, where many foreign embassies and government institutions are located. Read More »

Red Sox TV analyst Remy says on Twitter he has cancer again


Remy will undergo surgery to remove a small portion of his lung?in two weeks at Massachusetts General Hospital . Remy, who began working as a color analyst for NESN in 1988, announced his diagnosis on Twitter Monday. Remy was first diagnosed with cancer in 2008 and again in 2013, and had a procedure done in February after another recurrence. He said baseball has kept him busy as he's gone through treatments each time, and that each brings a new challenge. Read More »

Colorado officials disciplined for handling of allegations

The investigations into the University of Colorado's handling of domestic violence allegations made against former assistant football coach Joe Tumpkin are complete. The university has been looking into the string of events that began with reports that Tumpkin's girlfriend called MacIntyre and reported he had been abusive. Read More »

Liverpool ready €40 million offer for Roma's Salah

There seems to be a bit of disagreement over the details in the Mohamed Salah to Liverpool transfer. Salah is edging closer to a £35m move from the Serie A side back to the Premier League , following a failed spell at Chelsea , with Jurgen Klopp desperate to make him the first of seven new signings arriving on Merseyside this summer. Read More »

Afghans mourn, a day after massive truck bombing killed 90


He was an Afghan security guard, underlining again that it is mostly Afghans who bear the brunt of these attacks. The bomb, which was reportedly hidden in a sewage tanker, exploded close to the fortified entrance to the German embassy, blowing out windows the building and wounding some staff, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said. Read More »

Gordon Hayward interested in Heat as an option in free agency


The Charlotte Observer's Rick Bonnell said he heard the same from his sources , and the Miami Herald's Barry Jackson also noted that a source told him that Hayward seems to be interested in the Heat. The NBA writer suggests the Heat sign Hayward on a four-year, $175 million and then trade a combination of Tyler Johnson, Josh McRoberts , and Justise Winslow to a cap-rich team in order to open up $23M in cap space. Read More »

NBA Finals 2017 Game 5

No NBA team has ever rallied from a 3-0 deficit in a best-of-seven playoff series to win that series - but on Friday night, the Cavaliers took the first step toward making history by destroying the Warriors in Cleveland behind an NBA Finals-record 24 made 3-pointers. Read More »

Xbox One X: Australian Hands On

There are over 700 Forzavista cars within the game to be collected. As for compatibility, the company has revealed that all Xbox One accessories will still work on the new Xbox One X . It's over four times as powerful as the original Xbox One, which had an 853MHz GPU pushing 1.31 teraflops. A host of these titles will be enhanced to run in true 4K, and many will be available at Xbox One X launch. Read More »

Late goal gives Stanley Cup to Penguins


In an eerie parallel to P.K. Subban's Game 1 no goal, the call halted a Predators' 1-0 lead. The Kings won it all in 2012 and 2014, and are now in the process of starting over. "I think that's pretty obvious". The Pens would add an empty net and would win Game 6, 2-0. It only took four minutes of play for the first catfish to be thrown on the ice at the Bridgestone Arena . Read More »

Strong winds buy New Zealand time against Ben Ainslie's Land Rover BAR

The Australian was left stranded in the water, from where he was later picked up by a support boat, leaving his crew mates to try to steer the catamaran for the remainder of the race. Two days after their dramatic capsize , the plucky Kiwis returned to action in Bermuda on Friday and won two of their three races to see out their challengers semifinal against Ben Ainslie Racing 5-2. Read More »

'I know my ambitions' - Kane wants permanent England captaincy


England , who have not lost a qualifying match since October 2009, will now turn their attention to Tuesday's friendly against France in Paris. "[The goal] is definitely up at the top, it was a special day", Kane said on ITV . "We had a couple of the marines come to the game and watch us, so it was great to see them again". England captain Harry Kane relished an "incredible" atmosphere at Hampden Park as his side snatched a late point with a 2-2 draw against Scotland . Read More »

Riders QB Vince Young out 4-6 weeks with torn hamstring


Roughriders coach Chris Jones on Monday said Young would miss 4-6 weeks while recovering. Young suffered the injury last Tuesday and sat out the Roughriders' preseason game against Winnipeg on Saturday. Young earned Offensive Rookie of the Year honors in 2006 and led the Titans to the 2007 playoffs, but Kerry Collins replaced him for the ensuing No. 1-seeded Tennessee iteration. Read More »

Apple App Store update moves tipping to in-app purchase territory


While Apple will likely tread lightly in enforcing these policies in China, the tech giant is faced with a choice of appearing like a paper tiger or be on the bad list with the Chinese government. While these new rules are clearly a boon for consumers, many developers may find the constraints too limiting. Developers do it because getting reviews and ratings on the App Store can be a big key toward developing a reputation for anyone who is looking for quality apps on the App Store. Read More »

Will the Warriors close out the NBA Finals in Game 5?

Game 5 tips off at 9 p.m. I mean, good grief, come on, you're talking about a team ( Warriors ) that's lost one game in the playoffs. Some of the conversation Sunday shifted to how much Cleveland is letting Kyrie Irving play isolation basketball - and how much it's working. Read More »

Tyronn Lue liked the physicality by the Cavaliers in Game 4

The Warriors lead the best-of-seven series 3-1 but missed a chance to clinch with a 137-116 loss Friday at Cleveland, the more intense and physical Cavaliers ending Golden State's unbeaten playoff run at 15 games. James recorded a triple-double, with 31 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds, while Kevin Love added 23 points shooting 6-of-8 from distance. "And the biggest thing is early in the game you can't let them get going, because they feed off of that". Read More »