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Can Chiefs beat the British and Irish Lions?

It's been a tough run for the Tuesday team, but a few starters made a strong case for selection in the test series. "For someone like Jack Nowell , it just hadn't happened for him in the first couple of games", Gatland said. "Luckily we've had some good challenges over the last few weeks and I'm really happy with how the boys have adapted", he said. "All in all, it was a good performance by the back three". Read More »

Post draft, Golden Knights now has surplus of players

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James Neal: The Knights are likely to struggle to score, and they'll need Neal, 29, to be the real deal. Even expansion-draft rules that are generous to the team doing the selecting make it hard to assemble a roster with many impact players. Read More »

Pokemon Go: Legendary Pass | How To Catch Legendary Pokemon

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When a Raid Battle is unveiled for our local Gym, players will have to wait until a timer countdown before the Raid Battle actually begins. Earlier this week Niantic Labs reinstated Gyms and launched Raid Battles , a brand new feature that lets Pokémon Go players join together to defeat and potentially capture some insanely powerful Pokémon . Read More »

Golden Knights pick Fleury in expansion draft

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With their first expansion draft picks, Vegas selected Pickard, a goalie, forwards William Carrier , Cody Eakin , Jonathan Marchessault , Teemu Pulkkinen , Tomas Nosek , and defensemen Brayden McNabb , Jon Merrill , Luca Sbisa . Sidney Crosby was a finalist for the Hart Trophy , given to the league's MVP, and the Ted Lindsay Award, given to the league's most outstanding player as voted by the players. Read More »

Germany reach semis as referee needs VAR double-take

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There, he was chosen for the second game of the tournament, and incorrectly ruled out two Mexico goals. Mark Milligan made a superb challenge on Alexis Sanchez as the Chile forward bore down on goal, VAR finding no issue, while Tim Cahill - who became the second Australia player to reach 100 caps - was booked for a rash foul on Charles Aranguiz, a decision backed up by another review. Read More »

Gloves are off between Hamilton and Vettel

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The controversial flashpoint of the race - and arguably the entire 2017 Formula One season so far - occurred when Vettel, irate in his belief Hamilton had brake-tested him under the Safety Car, moved alongside and swerved into the Mercedes driver with his arms aloft in fury. Read More »

Mohamed Salah will improve Liverpool's attack: Jurgen Klopp

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Everyone can see the coach gives everything. I have lots of experience in three clubs: I was at Chelsea, then Fiorentina and then Roma . Salah, who notched 15 goals in 31 Serie A games for Roma last season, will now be vying for a place in Liverpool's attack, mostly occupied by Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino and Philippe Coutinho last season. Read More »

Jayson Tatum Excited For Opportunity To Win In Boston

Duke's Jayson Tatum answers questions during an interview after being selected by the Boston Celtics as the third pick overall during the NBA Draft on Thursday. Tatum's intangible qualities have been well documented by his college coach, the legendary Mike Krzyzewski , as well as by his peers and his observers. Read More »

Olympic Champion Jimmy Butler Traded To Minnesota Timberwolves

A deal could still get done, and free agency is coming up, so we'll see what happens, but if this same team takes the ice in October, the same results will follow, an early playoff exit or not making the playoffs at all. I'm not mad, I'm not. I don't know, well? "That should be the end of the discussion". They need to improve their bench and add depth. "In our world, we can't answer every little piece that isn't true". Read More »

Formula One: Daniel Ricciardo glory contrasts with Max Verstappen misfortune

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Daniel Ricciardo backed up Red Bull teammate Max Verstappen's good form in Baku by taking third place in FP2, and the Australian is confident that the team will be in the fight for the rest of the weekend. "But then, suddenly, I lost the rear and then I had a four wheel power slide into the barriers". Yet on his first attempt on supersofts, Verstappen squeezed Hamilton off the top by eight-hundredths of a second, the Red Bull showing its prowess through the corners, helped by ... Read More »

Eyes have it: Ezekiel Elliott featured in ESPN's Body Issue

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The Magazine launched the BODY franchise nearly a decade ago with one mission: to celebrate and showcase the athletic form through powerful images and interviews. The yearly publication, which began in 2009, features athletes from across the globe stripped down in an exploration of the athletic body in photographs, with only props from the athlete's sport to cover up. Read More »

Markelle Fultz calls selection by Sixers 'unreal'

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Markelle Fultz expects to become the NBA's greatest player. When he arrived for his workout, Fultz says the Sixers had a table filled with Chick-fil-a sandwiches waiting for him, and he respected that "they did their research". "There's going to be times where maybe Ben brings up the ball or times where I'm bringing up the ball". But don't get it twisted ladies and gents, Ball can Ball hard on the court. Read More »

The gloves are off between Hamilton and Vettel

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That incident saw Vettel hit with a 10-second stop and go penalty for unsafe driving, although it didn't prevent him from finishing in fourth place ahead of Hamilton to maintain a 14-point lead in the Drivers' Championship. "The red flag, hopping out of the vehicle, then getting back in the auto and having to reset and everything, it just all happened so quickly". I don't have a radio to him. Read More »

Murray to warm up for Wimbledon at Hurlingham event

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I'm looking forward to Wimbledon , but still keeping my feet on the ground and working day by day and just focusing on my game to keep it steady and keep it consistent. "I'm playing really well on grass", said Cilic, the 2012 champion 2012 and current favourite. This is Murray and Soares' sixth ATP title together and in a twist of fate Murray lost his last doubles final at Queen's in 2014 when Soares was the other side of the net. Read More »

Jose Mourinho faces accusation of tax fraud

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Real Madrid president Florentino Perez says he has yet to speak with Cristiano Ronaldo regarding speculation that the star forward wants to leave Spain after being accused of tax fraud . They were strong words of support for Ronaldo from Perez and now Spanish newspaper AS are suggesting the intervention has led to a softening of the player's stance on leaving Real Madrid . Read More »

Jimmy Butler traded to Minnesota Timberwolves: 7 numbers you need to know

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Nothing ever shocks me". Chicago , What can I say?! "They chose the route that they chose". I'm not mad, I'm not. He will be playing for a different team. The guy knows how to win. I know his style of play. They have a basis to work from, but things have changed and they've changed and adapted. "I don't have any complaints". Read More »

Brisbane Broncos coach Wayne Bennett sprays Blues for Origin collapse

The Cowboys playmaker was clearly hampered by the injury but bravely played on despite being targeted by the Blues. Today, the second game of the series was played in Sydney with NSW knowing that a win would clinch the series - a much-needed boost for the state considering the absolute dominance Queensland have shown in recent years. Read More »

All-NBA Defensive First Team Announced

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Draymond Green made the NBA All-Defensive First Team for the third season in a row alongside San Antonio's Kawhi Leonard . Positional designations in the voting process made it hard for Roberson to nail down a spot on the first team. He is the second player in franchise history to earn multiple All-Defensive Second team honors, joining Chris Paul , who was second team during the 2007-'08 season and first team in 2008-'09. Read More »

Holyrood committee to examine Scottish tower block fire safety

The council also promised to look again at the need to "retrofit" sprinklers into existing tower blocks, as recommended by the 2013 coroner's report into the Lakanal House, Camberwell, fire in 2009. Carl McDowell, 31, said he took one look at the inflatable beds at the gym and went back to his Taplow apartment to sleep there overnight. On Thursday Mayor Philip Glanville promised "futher info tomorrow" on what steps the council was taking after its initial statement after the Grenfell fire ... Read More »

Chile reach Confederations Cup semis

Football is about its controversies and refereeing imperfections are part of that. The first semi-final game will be played by Portugal and Chile on Wednesday the 28 of June while the second between Germany and Mexico will be played on Thursday the 29 of June. Read More »

Former Packers RB Ahman Green jailed on child abuse claim

The District Attorney's office referred a charge of child abuse-intentionally cause harm/ cruelty toward child. A rep for the Sheriff's Dept. tells TMZ Sports ... Green was a four-time Pro Bowler and is the Packers' all-time leading rusher and played for them for eight seasons, the last a one-year stint after he left for Houston for two seasons. Read More »

Joel Embiid, Brandon Ingram Headline 2016-17 NBA All-Rookie Teams

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The victor will be announced tonight during the inaugural NBA Awards , which will be televised live by TNT at 8 p.m. Embiid , Saric , and the Milwaukee Bucks Malcolm Brogdon are the finalists for NBA Rookie of the Year . Saric played 81 games (36 starts) and averaged 12.8 points , 6.3 rebounds and 2.2 assists while taking on a larger role toward the end of the season. Read More »

Dana White Calls McGregor-Mayweather 'Biggest Fight in Combat Sports'

Given McGregor's non-existent boxing record, as well as Mayweather's untarnished record of 49-0 and a reputation as one of the finest fighters in history, the American is seen as the overwhelming favourite to win the contest. Dana White believes this showdown with Mayweather shows what a strong character McGregor is. "As with every Mayweather and McGregor fight part of the appeal is the spectacle and outsize personalities who are participating in it", Espinoza said. Read More »

Lions Tour: Jonathan Joseph prepared to take wing role

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Ferris, who toured with the Lions against South Africa in 2009, says that the Lions struggled in their battle against the All Blacks forwards pack at Eden Park on Saturday and would like to see a few changes to the side ahead of the second Test in Wellington . Read More »