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Sport Kobe Bryant challenges Giannis Antetokounmpo to win MVP this season
Author: 0 Kobe Bryant challenges Giannis Antetokounmpo to win MVP this season

He was named to the All-Defensive second team in 2015. He won the NBA's Most Improved Player award going away. Over the past week, Kobe Bryant has been popping up on everyone's favorite social media website, Twitter dot com, to issue random challenges to athletes and musicians alike.

Sport Newcastle off the mark after beating West Ham 3-0
Author: 0 Newcastle off the mark after beating West Ham 3-0

Newcastle United's Christian Atsu , left, and West Ham United's Pablo Zabaleta battle for the ball during the English Premier League soccer match between Newcastle United and West Ham United at Saint James's Park Stadium, Newcastle , England, Saturday Aug, 26, 2017.

Sport Surf lifesaving champion dies after auto crash
Author: 0 Surf lifesaving champion dies after auto crash

He leaves behind his wife Reen and their four sons Brayden, Rory, Lachlan and Joshua all under the age of 13. Dean Mercer continued his involvement in the sport after retiring. Paramedics reportedly worked on the man for about an hour, before being taken to hospital, where he died. Mercer won a string of ironman titles, including two national championships and five New South Wales championships, as well as the World Oceanman series .

Sport Snagged: AP sources say Cavs reviewing Irving-Thomas trade
Author: 0 Snagged: AP sources say Cavs reviewing Irving-Thomas trade

After giving Thomas his physical, the Cavs weren't convinced that the Celtics were fully forthcoming about the extent of Thomas' hip injury, so they're looking to restructure the trade with added assets. Irving's trade request overshadowed Shumpert's own request in Cleveland , but there isn't much interest in him on the open market. The Cavs were well aware of Thomas' condition before the trade and were prepared to have their doctors examine him - as they would for any trade.

Sport Lewis Hamilton s'impose devant Sebastian Vettel à Spa-Francorchamps
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton s'impose devant Sebastian Vettel à Spa-Francorchamps

L'Allemand et le Britannique se sont partagé la quasi-totalité des bons points distribués avant les vacances d'été. Mais, heureusement, j'ai réussi à faire juste assez pour rester devant. "Il a eu une bonne aspiration, mais je crois qu'il était trop près de moi à la sortie du premier virage et il a certainement levé un peu le pied avant l'Eau Rouge".

Sport Which Vikings players stood out against the 49ers?
Author: 0 Which Vikings players stood out against the 49ers?

The Vikings were able to walk out of the building with a win, but that was thanks to the play of their backups, who put up all 32 of their points on the board against the 49ers. Neither Foster nor NaVorro Bowman played in the second half. SITTING IT OUT Starting free safety Jimmie Ward, who was activated off the physically-unable-to-perform list on Wednesday, did not suit up for the game.

Author: 0 Aurier Juventus, accordo: ecco la strategia di Marotta

Aurier piaceva anche all'Inter che però ha virato su Cancelo del Valencia . Juventus su Aurier - Ed ecco l'inserimento della Juventus , ma c'è un problema: Aurier è extra comunitario e i bianconeri hanno finito gli slot a disposizione.

Sport Cleveland Browns vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Preseason Week 3 Predictions
Author: 0 Cleveland Browns vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Preseason Week 3 Predictions

McAdoo didn't elaborate if Beckham sustained a high or low ankle sprain on a hit by Cleveland defensive back Briean Boddy-Calhoun during a 10-6 loss to the Browns in a preseason game on Monday night. Osweiler started in the preseason opener against the Saints on August 10 and failed to lead the Browns to any points in four series. They believe that they cannot only end their playoff drought but make some noise in the "tournament" once they get there.

Sport Cubs on wrong end of confusing triple play
Author: 0 Cubs on wrong end of confusing triple play

Hoskins, who has 24 RBIs, was called up from Triple-A Lehigh Valley on August 10. Tommy Joseph went 0-3 with three strikeouts. Anthony Rizzo had gone eight straight games without a homer, and decided to make up for that by going deep twice.

Sport F1, in Belgio Raikkonen domina nelle prove libere
Author: 0 F1, in Belgio Raikkonen domina nelle prove libere

Tuttavia, alcuni problemi riscontrati indicano che le regolazioni devono essere perfezionate, in ottica qualifica e gara. Un fine settimana ricco di avvenimenti sportivi con la formula 1 , la Motogp e la seconda giornata di Serie A. Rispetto all'inizio della prima sessione di libere abbiamo fatto ottimi passi avanti. Le prestazioni della nostra vettura sembrano generalmente buone.

Sport Besic plays despite father being shot
Author: 0 Besic plays despite father being shot

But Bournemouth later on Saturday put the accusation down to a "misunderstanding" and confirmed that no assault had been committed by the Argentinian striker. Asked about the shooting after the Chelsea match, Koeman confirmed the reports. The Dutchman added: "I spoke to him yesterday evening". He spoke to his father.

Sport Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha: 'Win at Ross County really important'
Author: 0 Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha: 'Win at Ross County really important'

Sometimes you can't play the best way, but the game is still about winning. " I think he needs at least 20 games this season ", the 58-year-old said. He says he will liaise with Director of Football Allen - who was at Dingwall yesterday - as Gers bid to add to the ten players they've signed this summer.

Sport Phillies turn triple play in fifth inning against Cubs
Author: 0 Phillies turn triple play in fifth inning against Cubs

Rizzo's second homer was a solo shot in the fifth, going back-to-back with Bryant as the Cubs extended their lead to 6-2. He ripped a double to put the Cubs ahead 13-2 as part of a 7-run 7th inning. Hector Neris picked up the save in the ninth. Edubray Ramos came out of the bullpen to throw two scoreless innings. At the plate Williams, Pedro Florimon and Maikel Franco had two hits each for the Phillies , and Florimon's bunt single triggered the five-run fifth.

Author: 0 Roma, Monchi: 'Schick? Abbiamo fatto offerta importante, ora aspettiamo'

Borja Valero è un giocatore magnifico, lo volevo al Siviglia sette-otto anni fa e non sono riuscito a prenderlo: "è un giocatore brillantissimo". Monchi al riguardo: "Noi abbiamo una strada che fino al 31 agosto seguiremo. Di Francesco è soddisfatto della nuova rosa? Non avete rimpiazzato uno come Rudiger... "L'allenatore ieri ha detto che è molto contento della squadra".

Sport Calciomercato live: il tedesco ha chiesto di essere ceduto all'Arsenal
Author: 0 Calciomercato live: il tedesco ha chiesto di essere ceduto all'Arsenal

I bianconeri hanno lasciato campo libero ai nerazzurri che sono prossimi a definire l'operazione sulla base di un prestito biennale con l'obbligo di riscatto. Defilato, in attesa di eventuali sviluppi finali, Mamadou Sakho del Liverpool. Dopo i sondaggi per Mangala , il nome nuovo in cima alla lista di Sabatini e Ausilio è quello di Shkodran Mustafi , difensore dell'Arsenal ed ex della Sampdoria.

Sport Yu Darvish taken off DL, to start vs
Author: 0 Yu Darvish taken off DL, to start vs

In his next start, he fanned another 10 batters and earned his second consecutive win in the Dodgers' 8-6 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Orlando Arcia smashed a 2-run home run in the 5th inning. Darvish, who missed eight games due to lower back tightness, will make his 26th start of the season this afternoon and fourth as a Dodger. LA entered Sunday with the best record in baseball at 91-37.

Sport Venus prepares for US Open campaign
Author: 0 Venus prepares for US Open campaign

The fact she's lost all six finals - in straight sets - will certainly be of concern to some, but her title price of 20/1 has plenty of each-way potential in it so that final record is not going to put me off. The hard courts of the Billie Jean Kind National Tennis Centre, the venue of the US Open, are also Konta's favourite surface which might just give her an edge over the competition.

Sport Arsenal handed Sanchez boost ahead of Liverpool trip
Author: 0 Arsenal handed Sanchez boost ahead of Liverpool trip

We defend in space and not follow him all over the pitch. " Jurgen Klopp is now settled in the manager's job". "We have honest conversations", said Wenger, who seems set to sanction another loan spell for Wilshere after he spent last season with Bournemouth.

Sport US Women's Open champ Park adds Canadian title
Author: 0 US Women's Open champ Park adds Canadian title

I felt like I was in the best place of mind for me to play my best. "You can hit shots in there pretty tight and then you have a really nice pace to hold them". "Coming up 18, I kind of took a peek around and I didn't see any green grass outside of the ropes". Henderson, who now ranks 10th in the world standings, says golf fans in the nation's capital are in for a treat, given the quality of players that will be on the course .

Sport Jets exhale on Bryce Petty and have a QB decision to make
Author: 0 Jets exhale on Bryce Petty and have a QB decision to make

An MRI on Sunday revealed that Petty suffered a grade 1 sprain of his MCL, according to multiple reports. As a result, he is now hopeful he can immediately suit up for the Jets' Thursday evening matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles .

Sport Asensio is Real Madrid´s present, not future - Carvajal
Author: 0 Asensio is Real Madrid´s present, not future - Carvajal

Los Blancos refused to be beaten, however, and Asensio levelled the scores with a free kick in the 83rd minute. Marcelo saw his late penalty appeal waved away by the referee. Madrid's starlet Asensio got Zinedine Zidane's side off to the ideal start as he beautifully dispatched his left-footed effort in the tenth minute.

Sport Wenger Bemoans Arsenal's 'Disastrous' Display In Liverpool Rout
Author: 0 Wenger Bemoans Arsenal's 'Disastrous' Display In Liverpool Rout

Sadio Mane has scored two in two and he is the favourite to score at 7/4 odds. The latest encounter between the two teams will take place on Sunday. "So the absolute priority now is the Premier League ". 'Quite simply unacceptable for the team we have. Could it be that Mane has provided that crucial missing link in a Liverpool attack that now carries enough pace and movement to trouble any defence in the game? Minutes later, home midfielder Emre Can nearly found the flawless pass ...

Sport Hurricane Harvey forces Houston Texans to practice in Dallas
Author: 0 Hurricane Harvey forces Houston Texans to practice in Dallas

Houston has a 1-2 record this preseason. A grandmother and a mother with her baby, rescued by the Houston Police Department, were filmed by KTRK carrying only a small bag and a blanket with them. So, I'm going to put the link in my bio. Oh man, it's really tough. "You've got to deal with it, though". It's tough when you're anxious about your family.

Sport U.S. coach Bruce Arena names 26 for next World Cup qualifiers
Author: 0 U.S. coach Bruce Arena names 26 for next World Cup qualifiers

His return from injury comes just in time to have him available to help deal with the injury absence of John Brooks. The FC crew assess the impact of John Brooks' injury on the US ahead of crucial matches in World Cup qualifying. USA captain Michael Bradley is back after a summer that saw him score against Mexico and win the Golden Ball at the Gold Cup. The U.S. defense will be without two regular starters, with Brooks being joined on the shelf by DeAndre Yedlin, who has been sidelined ...

Sport Michelle Wie to have appendix removed
Author: 0 Michelle Wie to have appendix removed

Wie entered the final round tied for 23rd and six off the lead. The 19-year-old major champion is from nearby Smiths Falls. She won the U.S. Women's Open last month in New Jersey for her first LPGA Tour title. She's posted seven top 10s this season, with her best being a tie for second in June at the Meijer LPGA Classic. A week earlier she played for the victorious US Solheim Cup team.

Sport Twins take early lead, cruise to victory over Toronto — Blue Jays notebook
Author: 0 Twins take early lead, cruise to victory over Toronto — Blue Jays notebook

This time, the Jays didn't waste six strong innings from Marco Estrada , plus three hits from Josh Donaldson , including a flawless bunt and a home run. Mayza gave up Buxton's third drive in the ninth. "Not even close", he said. "Today I just said 'If they're going to challenge me with pitches in the zone, be a little bit more aggressive'".

Sport Cannondale-Drapac riders freed from contracts with team's future under threat
Author: 0 Cannondale-Drapac riders freed from contracts with team's future under threat

Vaughters founded the team as an under-23 development squad in 2003. "All Slipstream Sports staff have been released from any and all contractual obligations for 2018". Following suggestions from the public, the team has revealed it will start a crowdfunding campaign to try and secure its future. "We have several opportunities that we are exploring, and while we remain hopeful, we are not comfortable exposing our staff and riders to the uncertainties of our future - which prompted the ...

Sport Hall of Famer Jim Brown discusses Colin Kaepernick's decision to take knee
Author: 0 Hall of Famer Jim Brown discusses Colin Kaepernick's decision to take knee

But kneeling for the national anthem the way Kaepernick did last season as 49ers quarterback isn't how Brown would show leadership. Kaepernick sparked a movement when he declined to stand for the national anthem before games, while Durant told ESPN.com's Chris Haynes he wouldn't visit the White House if the Warriors receive an official invitation from President Trump to celebrate their 2017 title.

Author: 0 Manchester United 2 Leicester 0

Paul Pogba collected United's man-of-the-match award for the second game running and Robson, a man who knows a thing or two about midfield excellence, can not wait to see him fulfil his potential. The Foxes somehow hung on till the interval but the second period began with the home side in the driver's seat and Old Trafford thought the goal had come when former United and current Leicester full-back Danny Simpson handled the ball inside the box in the 52nd minute.

Sport Cowboys reportedly fear Anthony Hitchens tore his ACL, will miss the season
Author: 0 Cowboys reportedly fear Anthony Hitchens tore his ACL, will miss the season

Hitchens, a Clearview graduate and starting middle linebacker for Dallas, sustained the injury late in the second quarter against the Raiders on August 26. Hitchens, who has been with the Cowboys since 2014 after a stellar college career at Iowa, was injured late in the second quarter of the Cowboys' 24-20 win over the Oakland Raiders.

Sport New Zealand Warriors VS Manly Sea Eagles 6 Things We Learned
Author: 0 New Zealand Warriors VS Manly Sea Eagles 6 Things We Learned

Matthew Wright converted and 10 minutes later stretched the lead to 8-0 with a penalty from in front of the posts. The topsy-turvy nature of the encounter continued when an athletic leap from Fusitu'a saw him claim a Johnson bomb and find Blake Ayshford looming for a try, and with Luke converting scores were locked once again.

Sport Brewers minor leaguer suffers cardiac event after HBP
Author: 0 Brewers minor leaguer suffers cardiac event after HBP

The third baseman was struck in the chest with a pitch by from Austin Krzeminski . Milwaukee Brewers minor leaguer Julio Mendez suffered a cardiac event after being hit by a pitch Saturday night and is hospitalized in critical but stable condition, the team announced Sunday.

Sport Titans things to watch for against Bears
Author: 0 Titans things to watch for against Bears

Fox continued to stress Glennon is the opening day starter, and the team's plan is to get a better read on Trubisky because he may not have many more opportunities to play. After throwing an interception for a touchdown and posting a 0.0 passer rating in the preseason opener against the Broncos, Glennon rebounded last Saturday night in Arizona to complete 13 of 18 passes for 89 yards with one touchdown and a 78.2 passer rating.