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Pope meets with NFL delegation, urges 'culture of encounter'

Among the group will be six Hall of Fame inductees and members of the Hall of Fame board of trustees, of which Jones is a part. "What a magnificent thing for the Pro Football Hall of Fame and to hav...

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Barcelona agree deal for Santos forward

Barcelona agree deal for Santos forward

He was named the Campeonato Pernambucano's best midfielder in 2013 and the Campeonato Paulista's best player in 2016. While we can not attest to the veracity of the reports which emanate from Benjam...

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Cavs, GM David Griffin part ways

Griffin's contract expires on June 30, and he and Gilbert chose to mutually part ways after being unable to negotiate an extension and not sharing the same vision for the team's future. The 40-year-o...

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Durant delivers 3-0 series NBA Finals lead to Warriors against Cavaliers

Durant delivers 3-0 series NBA Finals lead to Warriors against Cavaliers

LeBron James and Co. had a six-point lead with a little over three minutes to play but went 0-for-8 during that period and couldn't get stops at Quicken Loans Arena. Irving didn't let that happen, sc...

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Lakers not likely to pass on Ball with No. 2 pick

Lakers not likely to pass on Ball with No. 2 pick

Getting a second look at a draft prospect is certainly a strong indication of that team's interest in the player. The Lakers won't take Ball, they instead prefer Markelle Fultz and want to trade ...

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Talk of Rugby exclusive: Security team sweeps Lions hotel for listening devices

Talk of Rugby exclusive: Security team sweeps Lions hotel for listening devices

But he was in a conciliatory mood after the Lions shone in a 34-6 win over Waikato Chiefs , saying the tourists had tried to avoid venting their frustrations about issues such as obstruction. "To ...

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Confederations Cup preview: Second group games kick off

This won't be the last of the teething problems, but hopefully a way to get the balance right emerges from the Confederations Cup . The Confederations Cup takes quick break today (June 20) followin...

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America's new US Open champion Koepka once considered quitting golf

America's new US Open champion Koepka once considered quitting golf

He shot just two bogeys on day 1 but hit five on Friday, slipping back to one over par, just above the cut mark. There was also plenty of big trouble at the 15th with five players carding double-bog...

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David Griffin Not Returning to the Cavs

The Cavs said they have no announcement regarding Griffin's replacement. Barely even 12 hours after news that Griffin would not be retained by the Cavaliers , there were reports the team had ...

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Aegon Championships: Kokkinakis shocks Raonic at Queen's

The 30-year-old's loss was all the more remarkable because Thompson was only called up to face Murray at the last minute. Earlier, top-ranked titleholder Andy Murray was handed a new opponent for ...

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Milos Raonic loses to 698th-ranked player at Wimbledon tuneup

Having seen his ranking slump to 993, after reaching 65 in 2015, the 21-year-old, who is playing on an ATP protected ranking status, admitted he was set to throw the towel in on his career after his b...

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Shapovalov, Haas awarded Wimbledon wildcards

Shapovalov, Haas awarded Wimbledon wildcards

The All England Club announced the first batch of wild cards on Wednesday but there was no room for last year's hero Marcus Willis. Willis won six matches to qualify previous year, before beating ...

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Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over "insulting" chants at Confederations Cup in Russia

He said: "We are professionals and we are just thinking about doing our best in the Confederations Cup , to go as far as possible in this tournament". In Moscow against Cameroon, Chile had already go...

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Everybody wins as Sixers complete trade of picks with Celtics

The Boston Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge said that "he feels the player they would have selected No. 1 will still be on the board at No. Per NBA .com's David Aldridge, ...

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Celtics, 76ers finalize trade for No. 1 pick

Some have argued the 76ers surrendered too much to the Boston Celtics just to move up two spots in Thursday's National Basketball Association draft. They do enough background digging to be comfort...

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Ronaldo summoned for hearing as Mourinho also accused of tax fraud

Perez defended the 31-year-old superstar, claiming the tax issues were simply a "misunderstanding" and denying that Cristiano would ask to leave in an attempt to have any fines paid by the club. Mouri...

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Real Madrid more interested in Gianluigi Donnarumma than David De Gea

Real Madrid more interested in Gianluigi Donnarumma than David De Gea

Already this summer, we've seen conflicting reports about Real's interest in De Gea . "Two years ago we had an issue and then the appropriate circumstances didn't arise". Real are also reported to be...

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Arthur eager for World XI visit to Pakistan after Champions Trophy

Arthur eager for World XI visit to Pakistan after Champions Trophy

Communities gathered around TV screens throughout the country on Sunday night to share the moment as Pakistan won its first ever Champions Trophy , just weeks after being written off following a loss...

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ICC may have two World T20 Cups in place of Champions Trophy

ICC may have two World T20 Cups in place of Champions Trophy

Pakistan piled up an impressive 338 for four after being put in to bat and India's much-vaunted top order of Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Kohli were blown away by an inspired opening burst by Paki...

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Afridi lauds performance of Pakistani cricketers in Champions Trophy

Afridi lauds performance of Pakistani cricketers in Champions Trophy

Put in to bat by India, Pakistan rode on a century by opener Fakhar Zaman to post a massive total of 338/4 in the allotted 50 overs. Shadab picked up his second wicket when Kedar Jadhav, on nine, ...

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Swansea want Tammy Abraham on loan

Swansea want Tammy Abraham on loan

Abraham has attracted the attentions of Swansea City , Newcastle United and Brighton & Hove Albion, with Chelsea willing to loan him out. The two clubs are in discussions over a deal for the 19-y...

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Golden Knights unveil team jersey for 2017

Golden Knights unveil team jersey for 2017

There is the possibility for a few more fireworks. "We've tried to talk to every club before we make a selection", McPhee said Tuesday. McPhee said he has already completed trades with six teams. ...

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Lions look to continue momentum against Chiefs

Lions look to continue momentum against Chiefs

The Lions thought they had cashed in on their numerical advantage nearly immediately when Jamie George powered his way towards the line, but the television match official could not see any evidence ...

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Mauritania Airlines orders one Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane

United has flown almost every version of the 737 that Boeing has produced. The 737 MAX is the fastest-selling aircraft in Boeing history, accumulating more than 3,700 orders from 87 customers worldw...

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Montreal lightweight John Makdessi to take on Sage Northcutt at UFC 214

Montreal lightweight John Makdessi to take on Sage Northcutt at UFC 214

However an injury forced Puelles to withdraw from the bout leaving "Super Sage" without an opponent. Makdessi is also competing for the first time in over eight months, as his last bout against Lando ...

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Confederations Cup: Mexico snatch late draw against Portugal

The 2013 Confederations Cup in Brazil was vital in the regard with multiple lessons and on-the-ground learnings being carried forward to the World Cup in 2014. Today, world champions Germany will pi...

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Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case

The prosecutor claims that Mourinho did not declare income from the use of his image rights in order to get an "illicit benefit". But tax authorities later found that some of the information present...

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New deal for Conte

New deal for Conte

The France worldwide hopes to fight for his place at Stamford Bridge but with Conte planning to bring in a new centre-back Zouma could be reduced to the bench. He has also made arrangements for his da...

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho refutes tax fraud accusations levelled against him

The hearing will take place at 09:00 GMT on July 31 in a court at Pozuelo de Alarcón, in the suburbs of Madrid , according to Spanish press reports . Mourinho was Real Madrid coach from 2010-13. ...

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Mourinho refutes tax fraud claims after complaint filed by Spanish prosecutors

The allegations have led to uncertainty about the 32-year-old's future at the Santiago Bernabeu, with Manchester United linked as a possible destination should he opt to leave Spain. The accusation ...

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Atlanta Hawks trade Dwight Howard to the Hornets

Charlotte will be Howard's fifth team. Fast forward to 2017 and the Hawks are giving up Howard and a first round pick for two players and a second rounder. When the Charlotte Hornets showed...

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud

Mourinho became a Spanish tax resident in 2010 when he joined Real, but did not declare image rights earnings because he had transferred his image rights to a company based in the British Virgin Isl...

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Hamilton Jumps Back Into Title Contention With Win In Canada

Lewis Hamilton is back in the fight for the world championship, according to Niki Lauda . Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton (44) of Great Britain. Taking it back to the start, Carlos Sainz found ...

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Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers confirm draft day trade

One reason why they look like they could succeed is that they have another high draft pick. The 76ers will receive the pick in exchange for the No. 3 overall pick, and either a 2018 first round pick t...

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Cristiano Ronaldo To Appear In Court Over Tax Fraud Claims

Cristiano Ronaldo To Appear In Court Over Tax Fraud Claims

Reports last week had suggested that Ronaldo had chose to leave Madrid after Spanish authorities filed tax evasion charges against him. Ronaldo joined Real Madrid from Manchester United in 2009 ...

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Now Adrien Broner Wants To Fight Nate Diaz On The Mayweather/McGregor Undercard

Now Adrien Broner Wants To Fight Nate Diaz On The Mayweather/McGregor Undercard

On the McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather match being sanctioned by the NSAC: "The danger about all of this is the conditioning". Mayweather is famous for being maybe the best defensive boxer of all ...

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José Mourinho accused of £2.9m tax fraud

The accusation against Mourinho comes a week after the Madrid-based prosecutor's office accused Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo of defrauding Spain's tax office of 14.7 million euros ($16.5 mi...

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Digne: Barca were better than LaLiga champions Madrid in 2016-17

Digne: Barca were better than LaLiga champions Madrid in 2016-17

The French fullback moved to the Camp Nou last summer from Paris Saint-Germain and has now claimed that his new team were unlucky not to take home the La Liga trophy in his first season at the club. L...

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Penguins beat Preds 2-0 for Stanley Cup

Penguins beat Preds 2-0 for Stanley Cup

Nashville challenged for goalie interference, but the goal was upheld. Crosby was the Penguins' second-highest scorer in the playoffs with 27 points and the 29-year-old saved his best performance...

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Ronaldo ordered to appear in court

The Portuguese has been accused of tax avoidance in Spain and in the aftermath of those reports , it emerged that he wants a new challenge away from Spain having achieved all he can with the 12-time ...

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