• Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor to Happen on August 26

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    Legendary American boxer Floyd Mayweather August 26, will hold a loud fight against UFC star Conor McGregor . Mayweather wrote the words " It's Official! " alongside the post which contained photos of him and the Dubliner. "The impossible deal is now done". On one hand, some felt as though this was a "money grab" for McGregor, considering he had never stepped inside a boxing ring with the likes of a talent like Mayweather.
  • Mayweather coming back to fight UFC star McGregor on August 26

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    Following Wednesday's shocking announcement, the sports world immediately exploded with excitement, outrage and surprise. A conference call took place at 8 p.m. McGregor captured the UFC featherweight title after beating Jose Aldo via a 13-second knockout in 2015 and added the lightweight belt with a knocking win over Eddie Alvarez in 2016.
  • At Least 61 Die in Portugal Forest Fire

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    Many victims were burnt as they were trapped in their cars around the epicentre of the blaze in Pedrogao Grande , in what is the deadliest such disaster in Portugal's recent history. In a tweet on Sunday, Mr Costa sent his "deepest regret for the victims... and a word of encouragement and strength for all who help combat this scourge".
  • Sixers deal for top pick in NBA draft

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    The Celtics should be considered a darkhorse for Smith at No. 3 overall after making their move down from the top spot. The Suns will be getting a good player with the No. The Celtics must target players who can both fit their system and be trade bait. "The first workout, they came and watched me work out". In order to account for some extreme outliers, here is a look at the median career Win Shares at each pick in the first round .
  • Portugal win first game at Confed Cup thanks to Ronaldo's header

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    The FIFA Confederations Cup , in its tenth edition featuring Germany, Russia , Portugal , Mexico , Australia, New Zealand , Chile and Cameroon , also viewed by experts as a rehearsal prior to the FIFA World Cup in Russia in 2018. It is fair to say that in a match with Mexico , Portugal was more concerned about restraining an opponent than about an attack. Later in the day Mexico face off against New Zealand in a bid for top spot.
  • Celtics, 76ers confirm NBA draft deal

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    If not, Philadelphia will send Boston either its own first-rounder in 2019 or Sacramento's first-rounder that year. Australia's Ben Simmons is nearly certain to team up with top point guard prospect Markelle Fultz in Philadelphia next season after the 76ers and Boston Celtics confirmed their National Basketball Association draft deal.
  • Champions Trophy could face the chop for World T20 tournament

    Champions Trophy could face the chop for World T20 tournament

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    Sarfraz, who led from the front including a crucial knock of 61 in a do-or-die Group A match against Sri Lanka , saw the entire street leading to his house decorated as he arrived with pacer Ruman Raees at 4:45 a.m.in Karachi . They go and fight in the ring for us. "I think it's a very proud moment for me, my team and my country". The next Champions Trophy scheduled in India could be scrapped to accommodate two World Twenty20 Championships in a four-year cycle, the International ...
  • Awards, expansion colliding in Vegas

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    On the ice, Fleury is coming off an underwhelming season where he posted a.909 save percentage, so the Penguins needed to send the Golden Knights a 2020 second-round pick to seal the deal. We understand there are some teams where there isn't a whole lot to do. Players with a no-movement clause in their current contract had to be kept unless they chose to waive it (more on that later).
  • New Magic executives make final preparations for important NBA Draft

    New Magic executives make final preparations for important NBA Draft

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    But Hardaway obviously didn't make it long in the league before experiencing a series of devastating injuries. On draft night in 2015, the Timberwolves traded for Duke point guard Tyus Jones, a first-round pick. As part of the deal, he'll wear the headset exclusively when playing. You know, the blue-chip stars who enter the league with hype that sometimes is lived up to.
  • Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals

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    At the University of Washington, Fultz averaged 23.2 points, 5.7 rebounds, and 5.9 assists. When Fultz says he "wants to achieve many championships, and be the best young man I can be", there isn't a team in the National Basketball Association that wouldn't want this young man.
  • Royal Family enjoy the sun on day one at Ascot

    Royal Family enjoy the sun on day one at Ascot

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    The Queen had already had a busy morning, giving her speech at the opening of Parliament before a wardrobe change and trip out to the race course. "This is a Group One against the fastest sprinters in the world and to duplicate what she did a year ago and come back and do it again - she's a once in a lifetime horse".