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LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers talk at start of free agency

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George, who opted for a four-year $137m max extension with the Thunder, did not even meet with Lakers representatives before making his decision, according to league sources. And if the National Basketball Association drops a rule that says potential draft picks have to be at least one year removed from high school, he could be eligible. Read More »

Guard Rajon Rondo Agrees To One-Year Deal With Lakers

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It includes a player option on the second year, which can allow Randle, 23, to return into unrestricted free agency in a much looser financial market in 2019. Add that to blossoming long defenders in Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram , and with James orchestrating the defense as a free safety, Walton has a potentially formidable defense that finished 12th (105.6) in defensive rating last season. Read More »

Cavaliers reportedly open to trading Kevin Love

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Love is the kind of player that Gregg Popovich would certainly get the best out of and they'd certainly prefer to send Leonard to a non contender in any deal. A report from just a week ago seemed to indicate that the Cavs had meant to avoid a total rebuild. Good luck with that, Cavs. They just drafted Collin Sexton at No. Read More »

Belgium beats Japan 3-2 to reach World Cup quarterfinals

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The Japan fans' incredible display of sportsmanship went viral after the team's win over Colombia in June. They only just passed, and now they have plenty to think about before an even tougher examination this weekend. The question that instinctively occurs, after Chadli's late intervention beat a Japan side that throughout the tournament had been much more robust than we'd been led to believe, is does this victory say good or bad things about Belgium's prospects against Brazil? "In ... Read More »

Cousins agrees to one-year deal with Warriors

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With the LeBron James Sweepstakes likely turning into a three-race involving the Cavs, Lakers and 76ers, the future of Leonard takes on even greater importance. Maybe they'll be the ones that acquire Leonard, making it easier for James to stay in Cleveland. "But my gut feeling is that Kawhi Leonard won't get traded until the trade deadline during the season, and nothing happens at all this summer". Read More »

Brilliant Edinson Cavani brace fires Uruguay into last eight

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Messi came to life in Argentina's do-or-die group game against Nigeria, scoring a stunning goal and inspiring a crucial 2-1 victory, but has often looked crushed by the weight of expectancy that comes with leading a football nation as demanding and historically successful as Argentina. Read More »

Ricciardo upset by 'unfair' Red Bull tactics

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Despite this fact, team boss Christian Horner believes his team is still outsiders and its form on Saturdays will dictate whether it can really challenge for the the title come the end of the season. If you're first, second or third, it's not always in your hands... "You've got to have confidence in your boys to nail a double stop with the proximity that the drivers were in there and we've got the best guys in the pit lane without any shadow of a doubt. Read More »

Lance Stephenson agrees to join Los Angeles Lakers on one-year deal

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And in June 2016, they beat the Golden State Warriors 93-89 in a deciding Game 7 to win the NBA Championship. The 33-year-old had previously said he wanted to finish his career in OH, and although he's leaving again, Cavs fans are more forgiving after he ended the city's 52-year sport title drought in 2016. Read More »

Andy Murray withdraws from Wimbledon because of injury

Open and two Olympic singles gold medals. Federer believes it would be foolish to write off Murray as a major force in the sport. We did everything we could to try to be ready in time. He repeated the feat in 2016 with a straight-sets win against Milos Raonic . German fourth seed Alexander Zverev , who has yet to get past the last 16 at Wimbledon , was among the first to seek out Murray's expertise. Read More »

Sergio Ramos posted a lovely Instagram message after Spain lost to Russian Federation

Andres Iniesta and Gerard Pique have certainly done their bit for La Roja and have confirmed their retirement after the defeat against Russian Federation on penalties. Spain has now failed to win a knockout game at three major tournaments since it won Euro 2012. The veteran Barcelona midfielder came off the bench and nearly won the game with an 85th-minute shot well saved by Akinfeev. Read More »

LeBron James Signs 4 Year, $154 Million Contract With Los Angeles Lakers!

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The Spurs hold very little leverage in this situation and despite the Philadelphia 76ers expressing an interest in Leonard and possibly the Celtics too, now that the Eastern Conference doesn't have LeBron to go through. He thanked Cavaliers fans in an Instagram post, saying the city will always be his home. He announced on Sunday his intention to join the Lakers and once again Dan Gilbert has released a statement . Read More »

Colombia downplay 'favourites' tag against England

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When the pressure is on and World Cup glory is beckoning, which members of Gareth Southgate's squad would you entrust to take a penalty? "That's what got us here, so why change?" A key reason for the progress, Rashford feels, is that the England players have shown they do not live in a "bubble" and during this campaign have worked hard on improving the relationship with supporters disillusioned by the dis-connect and the serial failings at previous finals. Read More »

Pain, luck, fans -- and God -- see Russian Federation home over Spain

The game's scoreline stayed 1-1 after two early goal before five minutes had been played via goals from Jorgensen in the first minute and an equalizer by Mandzukic three minutes later. Lopetegui was sacked because he didn't tell Spain's soccer leaders he accepted an offer to coach Real Madrid after the tournament. "We knew that Spain would play the ball, and we left it to them", Aleksandr Golovin said. Read More »

Lakers Roster & Starting Lineup If LeBron James Goes to L.A.

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James, 33, would have made $35.6 million in the 2018-19 season had he exercised his option with the Cavs . Heading into free agency, it was previously reported James is not interested in elaborate pitch meetings . The chance to join one of the league's most iconic franchises has an appeal to James and he said following this year's Finals that he remains in "championship mode". Read More »

Some fans stunned at LeBron James' massive deal with Lakers

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Smith. James announced that he has made a decision to play for the Lakers on a four-year deal worth $154 million, with a short, subdued press release sent out on the Twitter account belonging to Klutch Sports. For the Thunder, the win was that their risk paid off. But speculation is still rampant that James could sign with Lakers, considering he has a home in Los Angeles. Read More »

The home of football Salah was surrounded by fans

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Salah recently returned from Russian Federation with the Egypt squad who failed to make it past the group stage, losing all three of their matches. The Egyptian worldwide has about 21 days left before jetting back to the United Kingdom to commence pre-season, but the playmaker is now catching up family members' as well as friends in the North African nation. Read More »

Arsenal, Liverpool & Man Utd Register Interest In Signing £62m Attacker

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United boss Jose Mourinho is keen on landing the 25-year-old especially now winger Anthony Martial is pushing for an exit. It seems the situation has alerted some of Tottenham's rivals as the Metro are citing a report from Sport1 that claims Arsenal , Liverpool and Manchester United have all expressed their interest in signing Son. Read More »

Rebels fall to stunning Waratahs comeback as finals hopes fade

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The home side will be kicking themselves after leading 26-17 until late in the second half and having all the running. The Waratahs were missing Wallabies captain Michael Hooper due to a hamstring injury and fullback Israel Folau , who was suspended for one game following two incidents in the third test loss to Ireland last week in Sydney. Read More »

Where will LeBron James go once he hits free agency?

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LeBron James is expected to hit free agency this summer, and will reportedly have as many as eight potential landing spots this summer. For the record, Game - just like the Warriors - has already smoked James. "I'm from L.A., I can say I love L.A. because I'm from L.A.", George said. Meanwhile, James has several options in the summer. His true value to Cleveland - the city not just the National Basketball Association team - is in the "hundreds of millions of dollars". Read More »

LeBron James signs with Lakers

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Los Angeles will also provide James with a larger platform for his business interests and social activism. National Basketball Association superstar LeBron James has signed with the Los Angeles Lakers , leaving his hometown team the Cleveland Cavaliers for a four-year $154 million deal, according to Klutch Sports Group , the company run by his longtime friend and agent Rich Paul. Read More »

Keita hoping to emulate Gerrard after being made Liverpool number 8

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Keita, who will train with the squad next Monday for the first time since he signed for a reported £48million ($63.4million) from Bundesliga outfit RB Leipzig past year, told LFCTV he was astonished when he realised it would be Gerrard presenting him with the shirt when he visited the club last August after the deal was agreed. Read More »

LeBron James Agrees To Four-Year Deal With Lakers

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He left Cleveland for the Miami Heat in 2010 to team up with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh ― the duo won two National Basketball Association championships during their four seasons together before James elected to return to Cleveland. Stephenson, 27, is known as a LeBron antagonist, but James has never had a personal issue with the defensive guard, sources say. Between those three, the Cavaliers won't have the best three-man unit in the East but they'll be a competitive one that will help ... Read More »

Heavy-hearted Murray pulls out of Wimbledon

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Of course, it remains entirely possible that Murray's degenerative hip condition will catch up with him before the year is out, and that he will accept defeat in this lengthy and painful battle to regain full match fitness. "There's certain things that are still tricky and things I'm still trying to work through", Murray said Saturday. Murray's withdrawal is a big blow for the tournament which he also won in 2016 - the year he reached the top of the ATP rankings for the first time. Read More »

LeBron James returns to LA hours before free agency opens

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The decision to decline the option for 2018-19 was expected by James because it gives him more options, which includes him re-signing with the Cavs , who can offer him the most money - a five-year, US$209-million contract. However, according to Dave McMenamin of ESPN , the Cavaliers have a strong belief that they are still in the mix to sign James in free agency. The Philadelphia 76ers and Houston Rockets are also believed to covet the four-time league MVP, who just played in his ... Read More »

Kevin Durant To Sign 2-Year, $61.5M Deal With Warriors

James, 33, agreed to a four-year, $154 million deal with the Lakers, it was announced on Sunday. By the time he arrived around midday - after his flight plan was tracked online - reporters and at least one news helicopter were waiting for the Cleveland Cavaliers star, who made a decision to become an unrestricted free agent and not opt-in to a NZ$52.6 million deal for this coming season. Read More »

Details Emerge From Surprise NBA Team’s "Aggressive Pursuit" Of LeBron James

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In addition to the celebrities and teammates, fans weighed in on James' choice to leave the Cavaliers a second time and join the Lakers , some of them remembering the championship he helped win in 2016 and others wishing him well. The Philadelphia 76ers, whose young star Ben Simmons has the same agent as James, were also in the hunt with James, hoping to build a potential triple threat alongside the Australian and Cameroon forward Joel Embiid. Read More »

Chris Froome told he can not compete in Tour de France

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That precedent is likely to be seized upon by Froome and Team Sky's lawyers, who would also be likely to highlight how Alberto Contador was allowed to ride the 2011 Tour de France , where he was defending the title he won the previous year. Read More »