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The Star-Ledger had Kovalev ahead by point after seven. Though Ward's punches bounced off Kovalev , more often than not they caught him square on the target instead of the gloves, which obviously played against him in what was after all an American court.
  • Would Paul George be interested in joining Detroit Pistons?

    Would Paul George be interested in joining Detroit Pistons?

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    All-Star forward Paul George has informed the Indiana Pacers that he plans to become a free agent in the summer of 2018 and will leave the franchise - preferably for the Los Angeles Lakers , league sources told The Vertical . He averaged 28 points, 8.8 rebounds and 7.3 assists. "As I told Larry [Bird], I always want to play on a winning team", Goerge said . George has been named third team All-NBA three times, but failed to make an All-League team in 2016-17, which would have ...
  • Mourinho denies tax fraud during Real Madrid stint

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    The claim, which dates to a period between 2011 and 2012, alleges that money due from the use of his image rights were steered into 'corporate structures [which] were used by the accused in order to hide revenues'. Other prominent football figures have been accused of tax fraud in Spain in recent months. Representatives for Ronaldo declined to comment. 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 ...
  • Attack comes next for Lions: Gatland

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    That has been challenging for us all. 'I don't think it's a pressure situation, it's a group that needs to keep on building and the message to the boys this morning about Tuesday is we're building our plan, the things that we do behind the scenes as well as what we do on the pitch.
  • Lewis Hamilton wins Canadian GP for sixth time, Mercedes secure one-two finish

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    The fact he clawed his way back to 4 spot - behind the Mercedes of Hamilton and Bottas, and Red Bull's Ricciardo in third - shows he's still very much in the championship hunt this year. The incident capped a manic first lap in which Romain Grosjean's tangle with Carlos Sainz sent the Spaniard into an uncontrollable, and high-speed spin, which resulted in him swiping out Felipe Massa.
  • Liverpool open to possible swap deal with Napoli for Faouzi Ghoulam

    Liverpool open to possible swap deal with Napoli for Faouzi Ghoulam

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    Despite Jürgen Klopp having declared Alberto Moreno surplus-to-requirements as he chases a new left-back, Liverpool have rejected opening offers for the Spaniard. He has a strong work rate and his fitness levels allow him to surge forward and track back consistently, but he is not the most focused, possessing shades of Moreno's game.
  • 76ers get No. 1 pick, chance to draft Fultz

    76ers get No. 1 pick, chance to draft Fultz

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    And that was a knock on Fultz: good player, bad team. In summary, the Celtics get a heap of picks and the 76ers get their point guard of the future in Fultz. We watched the same Finals that everybody did. "I think that's why there will be a lot of activity at this draft, because I think teams see potential to get a great player".
  • Suns nab forward Josh Jackson with 4th overall pick

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    Tatum is the third consecutive player to be taken in the this years NBA Draft having played only one year in college. With the Sixers and Lakers unlikely to be making any moves, that leaves the Celtics and Suns . Less than an hour later, Minnesota drafted Arizona forward Lauri Markkanen, a 7-footer from Finland, with the pick that will be traded to the Bulls.
  • Koepka clinches first major with victory at US Open

    Koepka clinches first major with victory at US Open

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    Both failed by three shots to advance out of the second stage of qualifying school in Texas, leaving them with no status on any tour. His five-year exemption in the majors is running out this year. I've been trying to win so badly. The deadlock was broken when Harman's tee-shot on the 12th landed into the deep fescue, forcing him to hack out onto the fairway.
  • No conclusion yet on U.S. student's cause of death

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    A spokesman for the Hamilton County coroner says Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco's (LAK'-schmee sam-MAHR'-kohz) office has accepted the case of Otto Warmbier , who died Monday in a Cincinnati hospital. He was leaving North Korea on January 2, 2016, when he was detained at the airport. Warmbier was traveling in North Korea with a tour group. Three other USA citizens, including Kim, are still being held in North Korea .
  • O'Mahony to captain Lions in 1st test vs. New Zealand

    O'Mahony to captain Lions in 1st test vs. New Zealand

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    The Lions will take on the All Blacks three times during their 2017 tour. Those early missteps were not unsurprising given the scratch nature of the Lions and their short time together ahead of this tour and Gatland has since overseen some spirited defensive displays which kept the Crusaders and Chiefs tryless and limited a potentially free-wheeling Maori side to a single, opportunist try last Saturday.