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Sports Covington Wins Interim Title With Decision Over RDA
Author: 0 Covington Wins Interim Title With Decision Over RDA

Rafael tried to go for a guillotine, but Covington got out of it easily. On several occasions, the Chicago crowd chanted in unison, "Colby sucks". Clearly that was wishful thinking on their part. This is the clearest sign yet that Covington has what it takes to be a legitimate contender in the division. The pair separated and Covington landed a massive body shot to dos Anjos before taking him down briefly.

Sports LeBron James to Los Angeles Lakers?
Author: 0 LeBron James to Los Angeles Lakers?

They could follow the blueprint the Houston Rockets used to compete against the Warriors in the Western Conference Finals. The Cavaliers not only botched the Kyrie Irving trade previous year, but they also failed to trade their coveted Brooklyn pick for a star that would've helped LeBron in the Finals.

Sports UFC 225: Australia's Robert Whittaker primed for Yoel Romero fight
Author: 0 UFC 225: Australia's Robert Whittaker primed for Yoel Romero fight

The 41-year-old Cuban's recent struggles come on the heels of an eight-fight win streak that began with an impressive opening-round KO of Clifford Starks in his promotional debut at UFC on Fox 7 in January 2013. It's not only a fight for a fight - I want to fight for the title. Fighting out of Australia, Whittaker claims to represent both New Zealand and Australia.

Sports Yankees moved off ‘Sunday Night Baseball’ on July 8
Author: 0 Yankees moved off ‘Sunday Night Baseball’ on July 8

Stanton's home run never went higher than 45 feet off the ground. "And right now, I feel like we're on target - I'm guessing it's the second game against Baltimore, that's what I'm hearing". Toronto has lost six of seven overall, and 14 of its past 17. It is about the only whiff of good news the Blue Jays have had to celebrate of late as they continue what appears to be an irreversible slide out of the playoff picture just as the month of June is starting to get going.

Sports Justify Wins the 13th Triple Crown in Horse Racing History
Author: 0 Justify Wins the 13th Triple Crown in Horse Racing History

In the previous 11 runnings of the Belmont, American Pharoah was the only Preakness victor to repeat in Elmont. The track won't be sloppy in Elmont, New York , with mostly sunny conditions expected at race time. It would be the second Triple Crown victory for Baffert. He did so in 2015 with American Pharoah , a colt that ended a 37-year drought. He quickly decided that in nearly 40 years as a jockey, he'd never ridden a more gifted 3-year-old.

Sports Exhausted Simona Halep happy to lift first Grand Slam in 'special city'
Author: 0 Exhausted Simona Halep happy to lift first Grand Slam in 'special city'

I don't get too up, too down. She returned to the court and said: "It was incredible and thank you for your support". I believed in that, and my game was more relaxed. After racing through the first set, Halep saved three break points in a marathon ninth game of the second which lasted 13 minutes. Halep leveled at 1-1 after coming out on top of a 25-shot rally but struggled to dictate from the baseline against her American rival, who moved confidently across the court and was excellent on ...

Sports Twitter Reacts as Nadal Beats del Potro to Reach French Open Final
Author: 0 Twitter Reacts as Nadal Beats del Potro to Reach French Open Final

Thiem withstood huge challenge from Italian underdog Marco Cecchinato in the first two sets of Friday's semifinal, winning 7-5 and 7-6 (10) respectively, before easing through the third set 6-1. "Forget the 10 ( French Open titles) and forget what happened previous year, Thiem has to remember what happened in Madrid which is a title Nadal wants to win nearly as much as the French", Wilander, Eurosport's chief analyst, told Reuters .

Sports Warriors ponder 'crazy' title journey ... and the hurdles ahead
Author: 0 Warriors ponder 'crazy' title journey ... and the hurdles ahead

After surviving a rougher-than-usual regular season and beating top-seeded Houston in Game 7 on the road in the Western Conference final, the Warriors withstood an overtime scare in Game 1 of the Finals and joined an elite group of teams to win multiple championships in four years.

Sports Del Bosque unimpressed with Cristiano Ronaldo's contract plea
Author: 0 Del Bosque unimpressed with Cristiano Ronaldo's contract plea

Both Ronaldo and Neymar have cut agitated figures recently and both players could move on from their respective clubs this summer. The reigning Ballon d'Or victor claimed he will be talking about his future in the days to come, but is yet to reaffirm the club's fans that he is staying in Spain for another year.

Author: 0 Dillian Whyte gets huge fight in London next month

To watch, hit play at the top of the article or go to the Sky Sports Boxing Facebook page or the Sky Sports Boxing YouTube channel . I think that this is the one. The event will take place at the O2 Arena in London on pay-per-view in the United Kingdom. Whyte switched his focus to a final eliminator against Kubrat Pulev for Anthony Joshua's IBF belt, but he endured another cruel twist as an American-based company snapped up rights for the bout.

Sports Del Potro powers past Cilic to set up Rafa clash
Author: 0 Del Potro powers past Cilic to set up Rafa clash

Nadal saved all six break points and converted one of his two own to pocket the first set. Next up on Philippe-Chatrier was Nadal-the King of Clay on his court-and he delivered a terrific performance, making del Potro look patently average en route to a 6-4, 6-1, 6-2 victory.

Sports Eden Hazard sends classy message to Liverpool FC star
Author: 0 Eden Hazard sends classy message to Liverpool FC star

Asked if he could have played on if he had an injection, Salah replied: 'My comment is that it's always okay when the one who made you cry first, then makes you laugh. Egypt are still sweating on Salah's fitness, but coach Hector Cuper has said he is optimistic that the Liverpool star will recover in time to face Uruguay on 15 June.

Sports Manchester United's new midfielder Fred suffers
Author: 0 Manchester United's new midfielder Fred suffers "ankle trauma" in Brazil training

The midfielder was pictured receiving treatment after a challenge from Casemiro , and Lasmar has suggested that Fred and Brazil must wait before making an assessment over the knock. Brazil defender Marcelo hopes Fred's injury is nothing serious and that he will be back amongst the squad sooner rather than later. But Fred's place at the World Cup could be in doubt after he went down hurt during Thursday's session.

Sports Lewis Hamilton concerned Mercedes engine setback could ruin victory chances in Canada
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton concerned Mercedes engine setback could ruin victory chances in Canada

Looking back at where I was past year. The race for the points by Force India's Paul Di Resta and Ferrari's Felipe Massa were undoubtedly one of the highlights of the race. A spokesman said the engine to be raced in Montreal was not being asked to do more miles than intended - it had originally been scheduled to be used again at the Hungarian Grand Prix at the end of July.

Sports Rafael Nadal reaches 11th French Open semifinal
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal reaches 11th French Open semifinal

Someone in the stands cried out during his serve, disrupting his focus as he double faulted and handed Cilic a critical break for 5-4 in the second set. The vanquished del Potro acknowledged as much as he reflected on the brief stretch where he was able to put up some resistance to Nadal's unremitting intensity.

Sports Kane signs new six-year Tottenham deal
Author: 0 Kane signs new six-year Tottenham deal

Kane will earn around £200k a week, however bonus clauses in the contract could take his annual earnings north of £15million. Tottenham are due to return to White Hart Lane next season, after a season as playing at Wembley. Do you think Kane can help Spurs secure silverware? "But if it's to join a team that occupies the middle of the table in Spain or Italy, it's not worth it.

Sports Warriors take Game 3 as Durant flips script on LeBron
Author: 0 Warriors take Game 3 as Durant flips script on LeBron

Trailing 3-0 in the NBA Finals for a second straight season, the Cavaliers now have to find a way to win Game 4 Friday night just to push this series back to Oakland for Game 5 Monday night. And just like previous year, it was nothing but net. And once again, Kevin Durant-the 2017 Finals MVP-had the ball in his hands, the momentum running down the court, and the swagger to pull up from nearly the same spot behind the three-point line from where he hit a memorable shot past year.

Sports Serena Williams Quits French - Was It Injury Or…
Author: 0 Serena Williams Quits French - Was It Injury Or…

Just six weeks after being ranked 957 in the world, Stephens claimed her maiden Grand Slam title by thrashing good friend Madison Keys 6-3, 6-0 at Flushing Meadows last September. 1 ranking next week. It is believed the bitterness between the two goes back to when the Russian bested Williams in the 2004 Wimbledon final, with the former noting how much her opponent detested being beaten by the underdog.

Sports Caps party in Vegas after winning the Stanley Cup
Author: 0 Caps party in Vegas after winning the Stanley Cup

It's unbelievable". Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy, honouring the most valuable player of the Stanley Cup playoffs. On a night where the Season 2 debut of The Four: The Battle For Stardom (0.7/3) was the only original competition, the Stanley Cup clincher took the night for the Comcast-owned net.

Sports 3 takeaways from Game 3 vs. Warriors
Author: 0 3 takeaways from Game 3 vs. Warriors

And the Warriors proved they can beat the Cavaliers. The Golden State Warriors are once again the National Basketball Association champions after a 108-85 victory over LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers won them their third title in the last four seasons.

Sports Liverpool leading the chase for Stoke City star Xherdan Shaqiri
Author: 0 Liverpool leading the chase for Stoke City star Xherdan Shaqiri

Shaqiri emerged as a target for Jurgen Klopp in recent times , with the German manager looking to add further depth to his attacking options. "No, Shaqiri is not going to Liverpool ". Whilst it may seem like an impossible task to beat Liverpool to the Switzerland international's signature, Claude Puel would be able to offer him the guarantee of first-team football - something that he would obviously not get at Anfield.

Sports Deandre Ayton will watch the NBA Finals with the Suns this evening
Author: 0 Deandre Ayton will watch the NBA Finals with the Suns this evening

Just had a phenomenal workout [with DeAndre]... "It was everything that we expected from DeAndre". Ayton, a heavy favorite to be the No. 1 pick, will not conduct any more workouts. Ayton went to high school in Phoenix and played as a freshman for the Arizona Wildcats in the 2017-18 season. He described the possibility of playing alongside Devin Booker on the Suns as "Shaq and Kobe 2.0".

Sports Warriors beat Cavs to close in on second straight title
Author: 0 Warriors beat Cavs to close in on second straight title

He took close to $10 million less than what he could have earned on a max salary a year ago. The Warriors promptly erased that six-point deficit when the second half opened, tying the game after less than two minutes of game time . So anything could happen, man. "I mean, it's nearly like playing the Patriots". "I thought we did some things that we need to correct if we want to win the next game".

Sports First Grand Slam quarter-final 'isn't the end' for Zverev
Author: 0 First Grand Slam quarter-final 'isn't the end' for Zverev

To say that Zverev has endured a hard route to the last eight would be some understatement. Khachanov had some chances in the second and again late in the match, but his forehand let him down. With Nadal's coach Carlos Moya an interested spectator Thiem moved swiftly on to a victory that will not have gone unnoticed by the defending champion.

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