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Sports Mizzou's Michael Porter is heading into NBA Draft
Author: 0 Mizzou's Michael Porter is heading into NBA Draft

In the video, he thanks his family, coaches, teammates and "Mizzou Nation" before making the announcement. "But I'm so thankful I've been a part of such a special group". Nobody expected any of that would keep him out of the NBA Draft, and as expected he will jump into the pool with both feet, reports Shams Charania of The Vertical at Yahoo Sports.

Sports Joshua says Parker faces overwhelming experience
Author: 0 Joshua says Parker faces overwhelming experience

It is daunting, it is overwhelming and it's an experience he hasn't faced yet. You have a fighter that will block out the noise, which takes a whole heap of energy. Despite being the favourite, the 28-year-old isn't under-estimating his opponent. "I want to be the smartest fighter on the planet". "But as I've said to Higgins before and this goes for Team Parker as well, don't hold your little press conferences in a hotel and do your internet stuff back in New Zealand and say all these ...

Sports Ronaldo draws blank as Portugal thrashed
Author: 0 Ronaldo draws blank as Portugal thrashed

The three-time World Cup runners-up have failed to qualify for this year's finals in Russian Federation, but Koeman's second game at the helm saw goals from Memphis Depay , Ryan Babel and Virgil van Dijk seal an impressive win. It was a disappointing evening for European champions Portugal ahead of the World Cup, as talisman Cristiano Ronaldo cut an isolated figure just three days after his late brace had seen off Egypt 2-1.

Sports Shivraj Chouhan orders CBI probe into journalist death
Author: 0 Shivraj Chouhan orders CBI probe into journalist death

In a chilling CCTV footage, Sharma can be seen riding a motorcycle with a dumpster behind him veering to crush him. He was run over a few metres from the Kotwali police station. "He was killed in broad daylight, Media is the fourth pillar of democracy and that is being crushed under the BJP's rule", Scindia told the media. The news came even as a local journalist died along with another person after an SUV rammed into their bike in Bhojpur district of Bihar.

Sports Argentina coach says Messi fit to play Spain in Madrid
Author: 0 Argentina coach says Messi fit to play Spain in Madrid

The FC Barcelona striker will probably only play half of the game as a precaution after struggling with a groin injury which saw him sit out Argentina's 2-0 win at home against Italy. if they are not the best side in the world, they are among the best". It would seem too late now for Aspas but, unlike Morata, he is in the current squad and has the benefit of form, having hit 16 goals for Celta Vigo in La Liga this season, more than any other Spanish player.

Sports Sixers' Markelle Fultz To Play Tonight After Missing 68 Games
Author: 0 Sixers' Markelle Fultz To Play Tonight After Missing 68 Games

Last month there was talk of Fultz missing the rest of the season, but the team has announced that he'll be available for tonight's game against the Denver Nuggets . Fultz struggled with his mechanics when he did play, and his shooting form was widely mocked around the National Basketball Association. The 76ers are now 42-30 with 10 games remaining and sit fourth in the Eastern Conference.

Sports Venus saves three match points to beat Bertens in Miami
Author: 0 Venus saves three match points to beat Bertens in Miami

The pair traded early breaks before Konta was handed the initiative and a second break when 21-year-old Mertens doubled-faulted four times in the same game to give Konta a 3-2 lead. "It didn't look good sometimes", Williams told the supportive crowd. Del Potro won his first ATP Masters 1000 title last week in Indian Wells, California.

Sports Ex-Dolphins owner Wayne Huizenga dies at age 80
Author: 0 Ex-Dolphins owner Wayne Huizenga dies at age 80

The entrepreneur passed away at home last night, his longtime assistant Valerie Hinkell confirmed. The cause of death was not released. Huizenga was a dominant player when it came to the expansion of both the National Hockey League and MLB in Miami when he founded the Panthers and the Marlins in 1993.

Author: 0 Courtois insists he will be staying at Chelsea

The keeper, who has been linked with a move away from Chelsea , is doubtful for their crunch encounter with Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, having pulled out of the Belgium squad for their friendly against Saudi Arabia with a hamstring injury.

Sports Yankees' Greg Bird dealing with inflamed right foot
Author: 0 Yankees' Greg Bird dealing with inflamed right foot

The Yankees said Bird would visit a foot specialist on Monday. "I'm not sure what we're dealing with but Greg, when he can tee it up it's a problem for us". Last season, Ellsbury batted.264 with seven homers, 39 RBIs and 22 steals in 112 games. "He did say he's had some discomfort a little bit off and on", Cashman said .

Sports John Mara talks Giants at league meeting
Author: 0 John Mara talks Giants at league meeting

John Mara was asked 18 questions about Odell Beckham in a meeting with reporters Sunday, most concerning a viral video showing the New York Giants receiver in a hotel room participating in questionable activities. Beckham is scheduled to make nearly $8.5 million this season and has said he wants to be the highest-paid receiver in the NFL. In the face of Mara's comments, Beckham has apparently made a decision to draw a line in the sand of his own.

Sports Trump signs $1.3 trillion spending bill with a warning
Author: 0 Trump signs $1.3 trillion spending bill with a warning

Trump said in another tweet. The provision is a small victory for environmentalists and other border wall opponents - Santa Ana was to have been the starting point for Trump's wall. "Obviously he doesn't like this process - it's risky to put it up to the 11th hour like this", said Senator David Perdue, who opposed the bill and speaks regularly to Mr Trump.

Sports Wozniacki demands action after family members subjected to death threats
Author: 0 Wozniacki demands action after family members subjected to death threats

Among the facts denounced by Wozniacki are also alleged profanities uttered to the niece and nephew - both 10 years old - of her fiancé. "I am grateful for the opportunity to lead the Miami Open team that has been putting on one of the best tennis events for more than 30 years", Blake told the Sun-Sentinel back in January.

Sports New Eagles DE Bennett charged with injuring elderly paraplegic woman
Author: 0 New Eagles DE Bennett charged with injuring elderly paraplegic woman

Philadelphia Eagles star Michael Bennett has been charged with committing a felony after allegedly injuring an elderly paraplegic woman at the Super Bowl past year. At the same time, Mr. Bennett could have hardly drawn a prosecutor more sympathetic to the rights of defendants than Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg.

Sports Watson and Kisner to meet in Match Play final in Texas
Author: 0 Watson and Kisner to meet in Match Play final in Texas

Thomas' play of late has him slated as a favorite in almost every tournament he enters - good news for the 24-year-old with the Masters around the corner. He played poorly in the final and handed Watson several holes. Thomas, beyond the green just off a cart path, blasted 22 feet past the hole before sinking the birdie putt.

Sports Cambridge Analytica accepts probe into data practices
Author: 0 Cambridge Analytica accepts probe into data practices

Brittany Kaiser, a business development director at the company from 2014 until earlier this year, told the Guardian that Cambridge Analytica carried out data-crunching and analysis work for Leave.EU, while publicly denying it was doing so.

Sports Three things to know about Loyola-Chicago, Michigan's next opponent
Author: 0 Three things to know about Loyola-Chicago, Michigan's next opponent

No. 3 MI beat No. 9 Florida State 58-54 to advance out of the West region at Staples Center in Los Angeles . In 1963, Loyola won the national championship, a landmark occasion because the team started four black players. "I was really disappointed that three or four of those shots did not go in". Loyola senior guard Ben Richardson hit 6-of-7 from downtown and scored a game-high 23 points in the victory.

Sports Dallas Boosts Receiving Corps With Addition Of Hurns
Author: 0 Dallas Boosts Receiving Corps With Addition Of Hurns

Plus, if the Eagles were able to keep some of the NFL's most high-powered offenses in check for the most part during their recent Super Bowl run, why shouldn't they feel confident about being able to do the same with the Cowboys now that Hurns is part of the picture? Bryant is set to make $12.5 million this season and count $16.5 million against the salary cap in 2018.

Sports Kansas beats Clemson to advance to Elite Eight
Author: 0 Kansas beats Clemson to advance to Elite Eight

Duke (-3) over Kansas: The past can be overblown. C - Udoka Azubuike, 7-0, 280, Soph. Photo Lagerald Vick and Kansas held off Duke to advance to the Final Four on Sunday. We've entered the fourth season of the annual South Point-lined Play of the Day competition, effective July 1. All of a sudden, Kansas is peaking and playing with a different level of confidence.

Sports Zeke Upshaw hospitalized after collapsing late in G League game
Author: 0 Zeke Upshaw hospitalized after collapsing late in G League game

The Grand Rapids Drive or the National Basketball Association G-League have not sent out an official update or release on Upshaw's condition, leaving fans anxious and hoping for the best. With 49 seconds remaining, Upshaw, 26, was playing defense on an inbounds play when he fell flat on his stomach and lay motionless. On the court, Upshaw is averaging 8.5 points and 2.3 rebounds in just under 20 minutes per game.

Sports Messi isn't missed as Argentina down Italy
Author: 0 Messi isn't missed as Argentina down Italy

Nobody would dispute Messi's status as one of the all-time greats, but many in Argentina believe he can not be considered on the same level as Diego Maradona until he wins a major honour with his country, as his compatriot did at the 1986 World Cup .

Author: 0 Snow blankets Martinsville Speedway, truck and cup races postponed until Monday

ET on FS1). For the latest information and updated track schedules, please visit NASCARMedia.com, or follow NASCAR and Martinsville Speedway on Facebook and Twitter. Martin Truex Jr . is on the pole, with Kyle Busch joining him on the front row. He laughed Saturday at the reminder of his losing streak, which dates to Dover, Delaware, last June, and pointed out he did indeed win three Cup races in 2018.

Sports 'England had swagger against the Dutch'
Author: 0 'England had swagger against the Dutch'

As seems to be customary with major global tournaments, England got fans hopes up with a pretty decent display in a friendly . "I shouldn't be inhibiting the way they play". He supports from behind and in my view I saw enough in those moments to feel that he could adapt to the position in a three". Everton ace Pickford recently cemented his place as England's No.1 ahead of the World Cup .

Author: 0 Thomas, Noren into Dell semi-finals

Second seed Justin Thomas continued his hot run on Sunday (NZT) with a 2 and 1 triumph over fellow American Kyle Stanley at the Austin Country Club. That's how you do it in match play. "But I can hit it plenty far to be aggressive into these greens so for me it was about playing my game and hitting the tee shots that I was capable of".

Sports Liverpool Fight Off Real Madrid Interest With Mega-Deal for Star
Author: 0 Liverpool Fight Off Real Madrid Interest With Mega-Deal for Star

It's hard to ignore Real Madrid or Barcelona - as we saw with Philippe Coutinho and Luis Suarez. According to The Mirror , United are interested in signing the 28-year-old former Spurs star in the summer transfer window . Logic states that they will not let him go, but Liverpool do have a history of letting centre-pieces of their squad go when big-money bids come in.