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But first Bivol (10-0, eight knockouts) needs to take care of business against Agnew (29-2, 15 KOs), who was knocked out by Kovalev in 2014. Kovalev starts off with a big flurry of short body punches. 2-2. Obviously, Kovalev is the more accomplished finisher of the two, and it will be interesting to see if he tries to get Ward down early again.
  • For some rookies, NBA draft isn't the start of a pro career

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    ESPN's best on-camera asset once again will be analyst Fran Fraschilla, who provides global expertise. Another athletic big man projected as a late second-rounder is 6-11 Thomas Bryant of IN (37.3), or they could add depth at other positions with 6-5 Villanova shooting guard Josh Hart or even 6-foot point guard Frank Mason, who was the national player of the year for Kansas.
  • Penguins sticking with Murray for Game 5

    Penguins sticking with Murray for Game 5

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    Schultz can go cold-blooded at anytime and blast a goal, but his defensive play is more important right now. That would be familiar to the defending champions, who claimed each of their previous four Stanley Cups on the road. And Nashville's Bridgestone Arena is not the place to go for a must-win. The throng stretched three blocks and watched the game on with three giant TV screens.
  • Ostapenko and Halep will determine the champion of Roland Garros

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    Romanian Simona Halep produced one of the finest defensive displays of the French Open to claim a 6-4 3-6 6-3 semi-final win over Czech Karolina Pliskova on Thursday. "But the truth is that I was very disappointed". Ostapenko has a chance to win her first career grand slam title at just 20 years old. On the morning of the women's French Open semi-finals, seven-time champion Chris Evert said the moment had arrived for a player to step up and seize an opportunity that may not come around ...
  • McPhee will pick Golden Knights on Tuesday

    McPhee will pick Golden Knights on Tuesday

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    Finally, TSN's Pierre LeBrun highlighted one other option on the table for the Golden Knights: selecting an available player and immediately flipping him in a trade to a third team. That leaves at least a handful of teams with work left to do, scrambling to keep coveted players such as Marc Methot in Ottawa, the Rangers' Antti Raanta and Michael Grabner, Matt Dumba and Marco Scandella in Minnesota, James Neal in Nashville and Jonathan Marchessault in Florida from joining Vegas.
  • Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over rude chants at Confederations Cup

    Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over rude chants at Confederations Cup

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    Kazan and Moscow held one game each as well. After a win for both Germany and Chile in their 2017 International Confederations Cup opener the world champions face the Copa America holders in Kazan. Madrid: Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo is ready to pay Spain's tax authorities 14.7mn euros ($16.39mn) - the amount he has been accused of defrauding by a prosecutor - ahead of a court hearing next month, Spanish state TV said yesterday.
  • Hosts Russia Ease Past New Zealand In Confed Cup Opener

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    Ronaldo added: "We are calm and we have to think about the next game". "If we win, we'll be close to qualifying, so now is not the time to sound the alarm". The are VARs already making their presence felt early and were effective in ruling out what would have been a decisive goal. "Both initiatives are extra tools for the referees and match officials to prevent discriminatory attitudes and ensure that the atmosphere in the stadium is one of fair play and respect".
  • Heavyweights Germany, Chile clash at Confed Cup

    Heavyweights Germany, Chile clash at Confed Cup

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    PSG winger Julian Draxler will captain the team, and is one of the more experienced players in the squad despite being just 23. For our goal to win the title again, fresh blood will be good for us. Said Cameroon coach Hugo Broos: " Australia play with a lot of fighting spirit and I expect a hard game against a team with a different style to Chile ".
  • Confederations Cup preview: Second group games kick off

    Confederations Cup preview: Second group games kick off

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    New Zealand are the undoubted minnows of this tournament and El Tri will be buoyed by snatching a point late on against Portugal on Sunday thanks to Hector Moreno's header. MOSCOW (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo set aside his legal troubles to score the winning goal for Portugal on Wednesday in a 1-0 victory over hosts Russian Federation in the Confederations Cup .
  • Perez rubbishes talk of Manchester United deal for Morata

    Perez rubbishes talk of Manchester United deal for Morata

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    Moreover, Real Madrid fans have launched a petition asking for Ronaldo's tax case to be dropped. On Wednesday, AS reported that Ronaldo is already having second thoughts about leaving the Santiago Bernabey after his positive response to Perez's decision to publicly defend him after the tax fraud allegations .
  • Gallen: Busted Thurston no chance to play in Origin III

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    NSW looked in sight of just their second series win since 2005 when they led 16-6 at halftime in front of an 82,259-strong crowd. The Blues also outkicked Queensland by 772 metres to 661 to ensure the Maroons were hemmed in their own territory for far too much of the contest.
  • FIFA Confederations Cup 2017: Hosts Russia defeat New Zealand 2-0

    FIFA Confederations Cup 2017: Hosts Russia defeat New Zealand 2-0

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    Russian Federation will be quite a different side from that which turned in a modest display at last year's UEFA EURO. Both teams were lined up on the pitch for an unusual prematch protocol, looking up at the VIP boxes to hear from Russia's leader and Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino , before being able to complete their preparations.
  • Mexico urge fans to stop homophobic chant

    Mexico urge fans to stop homophobic chant

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    During that time , players and fans stay in a mini-limbo as they await the goal's fate. "I'm going to answer in Portuguese and I tell you that tomorrow we have a very important game". The game will mark the seventh-ever meeting between New Zealand and Mexico, with El Tri winning all five of the confrontations since the start of 2010, and New Zealand earning their lone victory in the initial meeting between the sides - 37 years ago, in 1980 .
  • Ronaldo continues incredible scoring streak for Portugal

    Ronaldo continues incredible scoring streak for Portugal

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    Cristiano Ronaldo has continued his incredible scoring streak for Portugal at major tournaments after his opening goal against Russian Federation at the Confederations Cup . " We have the necessary tools to stop them and keep them in check, but of course it will be a hard game ", said the 56-year-old. Basic Problem, that New Zealand Never Noticed before is that, they never cross checked, with GK can undergo each Game and make best defense.
  • Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russia at Confederations Cup

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    Since their 2-1 victory over New Zealand nine months ago, they have played 12 times for eight wins, three draws and just one loss, a 2-1 defeat at the end of May to 18th-ranked Croatia. "We can definitely get a result against them", said the 25-year-old. However, German should turn out to be too strong in this match and walk away with all three points.
  • Knicks still focused on Frank Ntilikina with the No. 8 overall pick

    Knicks still focused on Frank Ntilikina with the No. 8 overall pick

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    HyperX , a division of Kingston Technology Company, said Fox will serve as an ambassador for the company, promoting the comfort and audio quality of its gaming headsets. And a lot of players get slept on each and every year that go on to have great careers. A general view of a video board displaying all thirty draft picks in the first round of the 2016 NBA Draft at Barclays Center.
  • CONFEDERATIONS CUP: Ronaldo scores in Portugal's touch win against Russia

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    A last-gasp equaliser by Hector Moreno saved the day for them after Cedric seemed to have won the game for the European champions with a goal five minutes from time . "If we don't win this game, or we lose this game, that's probably it for the tournament so we need to do all we can to get the three points". "Again, the game will show and it's hard to predict how the game will play out".
  • Cavaliers Open To Paul George Trade Without Long-Term Commitment

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    No team, including the Lakers , will give up much for George knowing he is intent on joining the Lakers. The hope would be that walking away from $77 million guaranteed is more hard than passing on $47 million that he could theoretically make back by signing a new contract after the four years of his new contract expires.
  • Afridi terms Pakistan's win historic, stresses importance of consistency

    Afridi terms Pakistan's win historic, stresses importance of consistency

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    They had waited through the night to welcome their hero, with some carrying children on their shoulders to get a glimpse of the winning captain. "This is the least we could do". "I think it (World Cup) will still be a longer event". Ever since a terror attack on Sri Lanka's team bus in 2009, no major cricketing nation has toured Pakistan for a series and they had to play all their "home" matches outside the country.
  • Portugal vs Mexico: VAR not working well - Santos

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    Having opened their Confed Cup campaign with a 2-0 win over New Zealand, Russia face a step up against Euro 2016 winners Portugal and their troubled captain. Portugal coach Santos, who guided the team to Euro 2016 glory previous year, was asked whether Ronaldo's future had become an issue and if he believed he would still be a Real player next season.
  • Paul George tells Pacers he will leave for LA in 2018

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    While the Lakers will likely hold onto their No. 2 overall selection and take Lonzo Ball the former point guard at UCLA, they have not ruled out moving that pick if the right situation were to arise. How did George limit his own trade market? The report comes after previous trade discussions came to light on Monday. The Pacers are rumored to be asking for 2-First Rounders and a starter for George and that price may be too high for any team.
  • Warriors' Kerr to pursue more answers for health issues

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    The Warriors will also be in the market for other veteran free agents who would sign for the mid-level exception. For any teams that thought they might have the chance to bid at the All-Star it is a false alarm. Myers said, per league rules, he couldn't discuss the situation much. Portland isn't exactly a destination that many free agents want to flock to, but if McCollum and Damian Lillard continue to impress then that could change quite soon.
  • Mourinho accused of tax fraud during Real Madrid stint

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    The reigning victor of the Ballon d'Or and Best FIFA Men's Player award has been "outraged" by what he feels is unfair treatment by Spanish tax authorities , making him determined to quit the club and the country. What I have been told is that he is using the same corporate structure that he used in the United Kingdom and there were no problems there. As per a report in El Mundo, in Spain , Ronaldo is speculated to have diverted revenues from image rights to the tune of 150 million Euros ...
  • Shahid Afridi: Pakistan needs to be consistent and continue the winning ways

    Shahid Afridi: Pakistan needs to be consistent and continue the winning ways

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    Victorious Pakistan players dominated the Champions Trophy team of the tournament which was announced on Monday (Tuesday NZ time) with their captain Sarfraz Ahmed named captain of the side. "It says a lot about his personality. but what I do know is that Mohammad Amir is a big-match player". "Nine boys were playing an ICC event for the first time and four to five boys were in the team for the first time, so I think it is a very good sign for the youngsters".
  • Lions sweat on Owen Farrell's fitness ahead of Test series

    Lions sweat on Owen Farrell's fitness ahead of Test series

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    This is now a huge opportunity for Sexton to cement his place as the starting 10 for the Lions for the Test series. He said his side would need to keep building for the Tests, which start next Saturday in Auckland and proceed over the following two weeks.
  • Orlando Gay Chorus unites community during Pulse anniversary

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    A runner wearing a gay pride rainbow flag pauses in front of the Pulse nightclub during the CommUNITYRainbowRun 4.9K road race, Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Orlando , Fla. "As a police department, this is something we would like everyone to know that we stand by and strongly support our LGBTQ residents, allies and visitors", said Miami Police Department spokesperson Christopher Bess.
  • Russian Federation 0-1 Portugal

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    But Smolov will not try and get a memento from the Real Madrid star after their Group A match. Ronaldo proved the main threat throughout the first half as the hosts offered little going forward, and he tested Akinfeev with a 25th-minute free-kick before forcing the keeper to block with his legs seven minutes later.
  • Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud

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    He's immersed in the Confederations Cup [with Portugal] at the moment, which is an important competition, and for the moment there's nothing until that ends. Those allegations were denied in a statement by Ronaldo's management company Gestifute, while Real Madrid say they have "full confidence" in a player who "will prove his total innocence in this process".
  • South Africa wins toss, bats in 1st T20 vs. England

    South Africa wins toss, bats in 1st T20 vs. England

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    De Villiers finished 65 not out from 58 balls , in an unbroken stand of 110 with Farhaan Behardien, who made 64 from 52. The fact they only lost three wickets compounded their slow-coach approach. But it's not something that's going to weigh De Villiers down. Leg-spinner Crane appears to be at the front of the queue and is in line to make his global bow on his home ground when the three-match series gets underway at the Ageas Bowl on Wednesday - live on Sky Sports 2 from 6pm - with Liam ...
  • Mou accused of tax fraud

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    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. Real president Perez, who was re-elected to his position unopposed this week, gave a lengthy interview with Onda Cero on Monday (19 June) which was inevitably dominated by the subject of Ronaldo .