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San Francisco Giants 2017 draft picks with Bay Area ties

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Seventy-five student-athletes from ACC programs were selected during the 2017 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, which concluded on Wednesday. The Jacksonville University junior right-handed pitcher went in the third round to the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday, his second time being drafted by a major league club. Read More »

Deontay Wilder Arrested For Possession of Marijuana

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Police in Tuscaloosa, Alabama , said in a statement that they arrested Wilder on Wednesday afternoon after they found marijuana in his Cadillac Escalade . "Deontay has been out-of-state for several days", Patterson told the Tuscaloosa News . The arresting officer said he smelled marijuana coming from Wilder's auto. Read More »

Buffalo Sabres hire Phil Housley as head coach

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The Hall of Famer will tackle a hard job as the Sabres' fifth head coach since the 2012-13 season. And Housley was hired by another new-comer, general manager Jason Botterill . Under his tutelage, Nashville had at least one player finish in the top five in voting for the James Norris Memorial Trophy every season from 2013-14 to 2015-16. Read More »

Apple Now Allows Users to Tip with In-App Purchases

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The notion that something like this appears in the App Store - which Apple is supposed to keep close tabs on - is noting short of infuriating and inexcusable. It's basically a Flappy Bird clone that you control with your voice, which sounds utterly terrible, so maybe Apple's decision to reject it was just as much about quality as it was about content. Read More »

Nadal grabs record-breaking 10th French Open title

Third seed Wawrinka arrived full of confidence as, at 32, he tried to become the oldest French Open victor since Andres Gimeno in 1972. So many reason made that score today, but mainly because he was playing better.' You said before your last two slam finals that you were struck by a lot of nerves and you maybe felt that it could be your last. Read More »

Wilson could return for Predators in Game 5 of Cup Final

They lead the Predators 3-0 after 20 minutes. His questionable positioning led to Pontus Aberg's dangle in Game 2. Matt Murray has given up eight goals in the last two games of the Stanley Cup Finals . Following that season, the Penguins shipped him out along with Scott Harrington, Kasperi Kapanen and two picks to the Toronto Maple Leafs in a deal that saw Phil Kessel come the other way. Read More »

Position-by-position matchups for the NBA Finals

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The 82-point effort from these two kicked off the biggest comeback in NBA Finals history. Frankly, the NBA's regular season was nearly a waste of time. "They deserve a lot more credit than, 'Well, they're talented". James had won two titles as part of another "super team" in Miami but last year's crown meant even more to his legacy. Read More »

Out-of-nowhere Ostapenko to face Halep for French Open title

The 2014 runner-up, who saved a match point in the previous round, will become world number one if she defeats Jelena Ostapenko, the daredevil Latvian who blazed her way to Saturday's final. The Czech made 24 errors in losing the first set, but finally edged ahead at 4-2 in the second. She had gone more than 1½ years without winning a title at any level. Read More »

South Korea's In-Kyung Kim wins ShopRite LPGA Classic

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Nordqvist carded an even par 71 and said she'd be aggressive on Sunday in seeking a third-straight title. The missed cut also meant she would not advance to the No. "It felt good today to go out there and crush all of it and keep building momentum", Wie said. "We were on the clock for four holes", Creamer said. Read More »

Graham Rahal wins Detroit Grand Prix pole by default

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The 28-year-old Rahal, son of racing legend Bobby Rahal, led 55 out of 70 laps to win the first Dual in Detroit at the Grand Prix on Belle Isle Saturday afternoon. Rahal beat Dixon by 6.14 seconds. For Dixon, he will now be resting the ankle and preparing himself for more of the same on Sunday for race two, although he hopes to improve the performance of his auto to be in with a better shot of victory. Read More »

Spieth chases Lingmerth as Johnson falters at Memorial

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Other Australians to make the weekend included Matt Griffin (71, two over) and rookie Curtis Luck (70, three over). Kuchar's round was bogey-free until the hard par-3 16th, but he was able to erase it on the 17th hole with a 155-yard approach to eight feet that led to a birdie. Read More »

Arsenal hands Wenger new contract after review of struggles

BBC Sport claims that Arsenal will make an official announcement regarding Wenger's future today. Wenger has been heavily criticised this season, with Arsenal fans calling for his resignation after their team failed to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 20 years. Read More »

Serena's back at a Slam! OK, sort of; she watched Venus win

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Serena was at Roland Garros on Wednesday to watch her sister's match after spending last weekend with her fiance Alexis Ohanian in Monaco. Mertens is experiencing by far her most grand slam success at 21 years old and has a shot for a career changing victory in this matchup. "I'm sure she feels the excitement of being at a major and not having the pressure to play and prepare". Read More »

LeBron James overtakes Michael Jordan as Cavaliers reach National Basketball Association finals again

That starting five had included Jordan, Duncan, Johnson, Abdul-Jabbar and Bird until the past two seasons, but in returning to Cleveland and delivering that city a long-awaited title a year ago, James took his legacy to another level. Yet, the Warriors seem impenetrable with four wins of 20-plus points and ideal playoff record against the daunting West. And the Golden State coaching staff, whether its Steve Kerr or Mike Brown on the bench, does a good job mixing in starters with ... Read More »

Muguruza downs Schiavone to begin title defence

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The 13th seed is third on Court Philippe Chatrier against American Jennifer Brady - weather permitting. Leave it to the No. 4-seeded Nadal to win relatively simply and then lament a portion of his performance. Four successive breaks of serve followed before Makarova saved seven break points in the crucial eighth game to cause the upset. Kontaveit defeated Muguruza a few weeks ago in the Stuttgart Open tennis tournament. Read More »

F1: Hamilton (MBZAMG), Vettel (Ferrari) and Ricciardo (Red Bull) at Barcelona

Hamilton , a three-time world champion, won the race in 1:35:56.497, claiming the 55th win of his career, while Vettel came in second, just 3.490 seconds off the pace on Sunday, reports Efe. Starting from fourth and fifth, Kimi Raikkonen and 2016 race victor Max Verstappen came together when trying to squeeze around the first turn with Bottas alongside them. Read More »

Underdog Cavs insist they have plenty of bite for Finals

Just six other players have made it to at least that many in a row, and they all were part of the Celtics' dynasty, which spanned the 1950s into the 1960s. The seven days to the rubber match of the Cavs-Warriors trilogy need no phony hype. "Want the Warriors?" he said. This year's Warriors haven't been as consistently good as they were during their record-breaking 2015-16 regular season; however, they have been more explosive. Read More »

Back on court after knife attack, Kvitova wins in Paris

Her team members were all on their feet, dressed in t-shirts that had the words "Courage". PARIS (AP) - Sweat-soaked and still wearing her match outfit, Petra Kvitova was looking for someone to hug as she wandered into the players' lounge in the French Open's main stadium shortly after leaving the court Sunday. Read More »

Ander Herrera states his prediction for Man United v Ajax

They will gain access to Europe's premier club competition if they win on Wednesday, and with an eye on the Ajax match, Mourinho rested numerous players on Sunday as he handed full debuts to four youngsters. Having experience of both clubs, Cruyff knows the Red Devils won't have it easy when they meet in the final in Stockholm on Wednesday. Following the ill-fated appointments of David Moyes and Van Gaal, Mourinho is now seen as the club's last realistic hope of returning them to ... Read More »

Sevilla tells Argentina it must pay to take Sampaoli

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Jorge Sampaoli will leave Sevilla and replace Edgardo Bauza as Argentina manager early next month after an agreement was reached between the two sides. In his sole season in charge of Sevilla , the Andalusian club secured a fourth place finish in La Liga and ensured they will have a place in the Champions League qualifying rounds in August. Read More »

Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury

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While injured Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas couldn't be in Cleveland on Sunday, he was with his team following its thrilling Game 3 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers . "I thought LeBron made a lot of the right plays", he said. Game 4 will take place at the Q, so can Boston go back-to-back and even up the series? "We needed everything tonight". Read More »

Man United beat Ajax 2-0, win Europa League

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This is just football but what happened two days ago was terrible. The hope of both our clubs is that our donation will go some small way to alleviate the daunting challenges faced by those directly affected and that our acting together will serve as a symbol to the world of the unbreakable strength of the spirit of Manchester '. Read More »

LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's playoff scoring record

The Cleveland Cavaliers had gotten very little production from their bench in the first four games of the Eastern Conference finals - thoroughly outplayed by the Boston Celtics' reserves. He's now on 5,995 points, eight clear of Michael Jordan . However, James has been a more efficient postseason scorer than Jordan, needing fewer shots (4,379 to 4,497), albeit while hitting a lower percentage (.482-.487) and taking more three-pointers (971-446). Read More »

Orioles End Homestand On Four-Game Losing Streak

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Surprisingly, both of these teams would now be in the playoffs, if the playoffs started today. "It was a little frustrating we couldn't take advantage and increase the cushion somewhat". No home runs served up by either pitcher this year, eh? Before the game, Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he wasn't ready to announce who would start this weekend's series against the Astros , but said he had decided. Read More »