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Sports Kevin Durant, Chris Paul, Paul George Headline Top Free-Agent Signings
Author: 0 Kevin Durant, Chris Paul, Paul George Headline Top Free-Agent Signings

Coming off two championship seasons in two years, Durant will make a run at his first three-peat, but signing a rather flexible max contract that would allow him to reap the most financially, while giving the team enough maneuverability to sign their soon-to-be free agents in Klay Thompson (2019) and Draymond Green (2020).

Sports LeBron James won't meet in person with Cavs when free agency starts
Author: 0 LeBron James won't meet in person with Cavs when free agency starts

The 33-year-old opted out of the final year of his Cavs deal on Friday but could yet resign with his hometown club despite strong interest from the Lakers . Q: Are most teams far enough under the salary cap to really improve themselves? The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Lakers are the leading contenders.

Sports Jerami Grant Returning to Thunder on 3-Year, $27 Million Deal
Author: 0 Jerami Grant Returning to Thunder on 3-Year, $27 Million Deal

According to sources, and a clip floating around the Internet, George made the announcement while at a house party at teammate Russell Westbrook's home declaring, "If y'all didn't quite get it, let me say it again, I'm here to stay". Then there's Carmelo Anthony , who chose to make $27.9 million in the final season of his contract rather than test free agency. ESPN is reporting that George met with team management and the ownership group Saturday night and they agreed to a four-year, ...

Sports DeAndre Jordan opts out of deal with Clippers
Author: 0 DeAndre Jordan opts out of deal with Clippers

The move on Nowitzki is designed to create more room under the salary cap, as were the decisions to rescind qualifying offers to shooting guard Doug McDermott and center Salah Mejri , making both unrestricted free agents. He made the NBA All-Star team in 2017, and he's a two-time All-NBA Defensive Team member. The Houston native changed his mind, and the saga played out on social media the day before Jordan could sign.

Sports Kawhi reaches out to LeBron about teaming up, but where?
Author: 0 Kawhi reaches out to LeBron about teaming up, but where?

Earlier this week , ESPN reported that the Los Angeles Lakers believe that acquiring San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard would likely "clinch" also landing LeBron James . This appeared throughout the second half once the Spurs shut him down in January. If James, Leonard and George join forces and wear purple and gold next season, veterans who are looking to win a championship now are no doubt going to come knocking on the Lakers' door very soon.

Sports Dark day for German football after World Cup elimination
Author: 0 Dark day for German football after World Cup elimination

The defeat leaves the 2014 world champions last in Group F and for the first time in German football history eliminated in the group stage of a World Cup. The Group F side left fans around the world in awe after failing to score a goal against South Korea in their third clash in Russian Federation. Mats Hummels headed over the top when unmarked six yards out in the closing stages, before South Korea's two late goals.

Sports France, Spain among Round of 16 favourites on World Cup odds
Author: 0 France, Spain among Round of 16 favourites on World Cup odds

Diego Maradona has reportedly been banned by FIFA from his ambassadorial role over his antics in the 2018 FIFA World Cup , Group D game between Nigeria and Argentina . In contrast, Uruguay march on with arguably the best defence in worldwide football and one of the best strike pairings anywhere. After almost five and a half hours of football, it was the first goal Uruguay had let in at this World Cup - indeed it was the first they had conceded in 2018.

Sports Sampaoli confident Argentina can progress
Author: 0 Sampaoli confident Argentina can progress

Probably the two most important games of the last 16 - France versus Argentina and Uruguay versus Portugal - will be played today. They will bank on Argentina's defensive struggles after the South Americans conceded five goals in three matches , notably losing 3-0 to Croatia .

Sports Japan advances on yellow cards despite losing at World Cup
Author: 0 Japan advances on yellow cards despite losing at World Cup

Japan have stumbled into the 2018 FIFA World Cup Round of 16 despite falling to a 1-0 Group H defeat to Poland at the Volgograd Arena on Thursday. "It was the right decision", said Taiga Izumi, an 18-year-old university student from Tokyo, who watched the match in Volgograd . Scampering across his goal before diving, Kawashima clawed the ball to safety just before it had crossed the line.

Sports Manchester United midfielder Fellaini signs new deal
Author: 0 Manchester United midfielder Fellaini signs new deal

Contract negotiations were at an impasse throughout the 2017-18 season, with the divisive 30-year-old bound for an Old Trafford exit until a last-minute deal was reached. "I think Jose Mourinho has figured out it's better to have in your team than against you". Mourinho added "I am very happy Marouane is staying with us".

Sports Russian Federation 2018, Group F: Mexico vs Sweden match highlights
Author: 0 Russian Federation 2018, Group F: Mexico vs Sweden match highlights

After Jesus Gallardo was booked for a robust aerial challenge just 13 seconds into the match, Marcus Berg headed the free-kick back across goal, but Andreas Granqvist wasn't able to make contact inside the six-yard box. But Sweden have shown unique unity and skill of their own to make it to the round of 16 for the first time since 2006 - an achievement sealed by Wednesday's 3-0 win over Mexico .

Sports Uruguay vs. Portugal World Cup live stream info, channel
Author: 0 Uruguay vs. Portugal World Cup live stream info, channel

Defensive midfielder William Carvalho is a doubt after he missed a training session on Thursday. - All five of Uruguay's goals at Russian Federation 2018 have been scored from set pieces (three from corners, 1 from direct free kick and 1 from an indirect free kick).

Sports Brazilian fans staged a funeral procession for the German national team
Author: 0 Brazilian fans staged a funeral procession for the German national team

In the aftermath of the Mexico defeat, former Bayern Munich striker Mario Basler was scathing in his criticism of Ozil, describing his body language as that of "a dead frog". They obviously have a lot of exciting young players ready to step up. Tite said, "We can take the pressure, we are a balanced team and we have the options for who can come in, which is important".

Sports Genius Messi a shining light for Argentina, says Sampaoli
Author: 0 Genius Messi a shining light for Argentina, says Sampaoli

By contrast, France enjoyed serene if uninspiring progress to the last 16, finishing top of Group C with two wins and draw from their games. Paris Saint-Germain star Mbappe scored France's victor in their 1-0 victory over Peru and Lloris said he expected the 19-year-old to shine against Argentina .

Sports Costa Rica ties Switzerland 2-2, heads for World Cup exits
Author: 0 Costa Rica ties Switzerland 2-2, heads for World Cup exits

The World Cup is the flawless opportunity for lower ranked players to display their qualities to the global audience and to the thousands of football clubs who are on the look out to strengthen their squad. The five-time World Cup winners head into the next round unbeaten following victories over Costa Rica and Serbia, while drawing with Switzerland who also advance to the last 16.

Sports I was informing not consulting Messi, says Argentina coach
Author: 0 I was informing not consulting Messi, says Argentina coach

We are in the process of imposing an Argentinean style of play. Shortly afterwards, the Manchester City striker was introduced for the final ten minutes in Saint Petersburg, replacing defender Nicolás Tagliafico. "I dream of an Argentina that plays with passion but also dominates with the football", he said. "I am sure they will feel like going much further in the competition, they have won the World Cup before".

Sports Clinical India humiliates Ireland by 143 runs for biggest T20 win
Author: 0 Clinical India humiliates Ireland by 143 runs for biggest T20 win

India met Ireland in a T20 match in 2009 and registered a win by eight wickets. India left for Dublin on Tuesday after having a practice session in London on Monday. Siddharth Kaul was in the Indian squad for the home ODIs against Sri Lanka in December, but was not picked ahead of Kumar-Bumrah. Ireland replaced Stuart Poynter with William Porterfield to strengthen the batting with skipper Gary Wilson taking over the wicket-keeping duties but at halfway it looked mission ...

Sports Kawhi Leonard Reaches Out to LeBron James About Playing Together
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard Reaches Out to LeBron James About Playing Together

As Stein implied, the Spurs have shown hesitance to shop Kawhi to Los Angeles, which is rumored to be his preferred destination . Team doctors cleared Leonard to play late in the season, but he chose to sit out until being medically cleared by his personal medical team and representatives.

Sports Body found inside walk-in freezer at Braves' stadium
Author: 0 Body found inside walk-in freezer at Braves' stadium

On Wednesday, police identified the man as Todd Keeling, a 48-year-old from White Bear Lake, Minnesota. A body found inside a beer cooler at the major league home of the Atlanta Braves belongs to a Minnesota inventor who was doing contract work at the stadium, police in Atlanta's suburbs said Wednesday.

Sports Kroos relieved to make amends for Germany
Author: 0 Kroos relieved to make amends for Germany

In the earlier Group F game in Rostov-on-Don, Mexico strolled to a 2-1 win over South Korea, fueled with confidence from their opening victory over Germany . South Korea coach Shin Tae-yong admitted his defence had been shaken during their 2-1 World Cup Group F loss to Mexico on Saturday which left the Asian side on the brink of elimination after two games.

Sports Uruguay hands Russian Federation record World Cup defeat
Author: 0 Uruguay hands Russian Federation record World Cup defeat

Hosts Russia and their expectant fans were given a brutal reality check on Monday when Uruguay exposed the weaknesses in the side that had been papered over in the uplifting victories over weak Egypt and Saudi Arabia in World Cup Group A .

Sports Roy runs riot as England go 4-0 up
Author: 0 Roy runs riot as England go 4-0 up

Australian top-order batsman Aaron Finch believes England are setting the benchmark in ODI cricket for the world after they slumped to a fourth straight ODI defeat at the hands of Englishmen in the ongoing five-match series. "Certainly we " ve got some talent in this squad and while it's been a bitterly disappointing series there is, I suppose, a bit of light at the end of the tunnel".

Sports What Players Might Los Angeles Offer San Antonio For Kawhi Leonard?
Author: 0 What Players Might Los Angeles Offer San Antonio For Kawhi Leonard?

ESPN reports that the Lakers are weighing how much to give up for Leonard, who, it has been reported, wants to be traded to the Lakers and eventually plans to sign with them when he becomes a free agent in 2019. Kyle Kuzma and Brandon Ingram have been featured most prominently in any suggested trade proposals with the Spurs. Wojnarowski notes, the Lakers have expressed a willingness to teams to take on 2018-19 salary for the chance to secure a future first-round pick, which could then be ...

Sports Hernandez dreaming of 'the impossible' at World Cup
Author: 0 Hernandez dreaming of 'the impossible' at World Cup

It is the first time they have gone out in the group stage since 1938, a low point in the country's footballing history. - Drawing of lots by Federation Internationale de Football Association officials. South Korea's chances to advance are slim, and captain Ki Sung-yueng won't play because of a left calf injury. And as they piled on the pressure to save themselves from an embarassing exit, Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-min ended their World Cup dream with a 96th minute goal.

Sports Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku set to miss England clash in World Cup
Author: 0 Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku set to miss England clash in World Cup

We were watching Argentina last night, Portugal and Spain the evening before, and one decision at one end of the pitch, and a decision within two minutes... "I believe in every player in this squad so it would be quite stupid for me not to believe in these players tomorrow". Their disciplinary records will decide who finishes top of the group if Thursday's game is a draw.

Sports Danny Lee climbs the leaderboard at Travelers Championship
Author: 0 Danny Lee climbs the leaderboard at Travelers Championship

Holmes (65) and Anirban Lahiri (65) were tied for third at 11 under. Casey claimed his first victory in the United States for nine years when he edged out Tiger Woods at the Valspar Championship in March, and he will head into the final round at TPC River Highlands as firm favourite to lift more silverware.

Sports Hamilton takes pole as Sainz claims 7th and Alonso suffers
Author: 0 Hamilton takes pole as Sainz claims 7th and Alonso suffers

The second session was momentarily stopped while crews helped retrieve Perez's Force India after the back left wheel came off as he drove over a curb, sending the vehicle sliding across the tarmac. Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton during practice in France. Then, as time winded down, the top contenders took to the track for prime grid position. "It looks like we are chasing them this weekend".

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