• Shareece Wright takes eight hour Uber ride to get to Bills workout
Shareece Wright takes eight hour Uber ride to get to Bills workout

Buffalo Bills cornerback Shareece Wright made an expensive, eight-hour Uber trip to NY on Monday just to ensure his presence at a voluntary team practice, according to ESPN . Wright also added a $300 tip on top of the $632.08 fare, according to his agent, Tamerat Berhe . That's not too bad but I wonder if he could have made more making regul...

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  • Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops retiring
Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops retiring

Lincoln Riley , Oklahoma's offensive coordinator, will replace Stoops as head coach, according to those reports. "Great young coach, the program's in great shape", a source told Tramel, speaking of Riley. Stoops has been the Sooner head coach for 18 seasons. After taking over the program in 1999, Stoops went 190-48 at Oklahoma, winning the nati...

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  • Stats: Hashim Amla becomes the quickest to 25 ODI centuries
Stats: Hashim Amla becomes the quickest to 25 ODI centuries

Sri Lanka's stand-in captain Upul Tharanga has been suspended for his team's next two matches in the Champions Trophy because of a "serious" over-rate offence in their first group B match against South Africa at The Oval . This stand was more than twice any other partnership in the match and set up the Proteas total of 299/6 which at one stag...

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  • Twitter Users, Blocked by Trump, Cry Censorship
Twitter Users, Blocked by Trump, Cry Censorship

Lawyers for two Twitter users sent the White House a letter on Tuesday demanding that they be un-blocked from the Republican president's realDonaldTrump account . The activist, Holly O'Reilly, posted a video of Pope Francis casting a sidelong look at Trump and suggested this was "how the whole world sees you".

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  • Nadal reaches French Open semifinals after opponent retires
Nadal reaches French Open semifinals after opponent retires

Only 12 months ago he put the exclamation mark on one of the most dominant spells in tennis history, beating Andy Murray in the final in Paris to become the first man in 47 years to claim four consecutive majors. "I'm feeling like I'm missing consistency", Djokovic said. In the quarterfinals, Nadal will face Pablo Carreno Busta , while Djokovi...

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  • Woman on trial for allegedly urging boyfriend to kill himself
Woman on trial for allegedly urging boyfriend to kill himself

The prosecution says Carter helped Roy devise the plan to use carbon monoxide poisoning, encouraged him to hide it from his parents, lie to his mother and select a secluded parking lot. Their relationship prospered over text message and through phone calls. "The evidence of the texting is overwhelming that Conrad Roy was on this path to ta...

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  • Kevin Durant on Warriors the difference for Cavaliers
Kevin Durant on Warriors the difference for Cavaliers

Since entering the league as the first-overall pick in the 2003 Draft, he's led the National Basketball Association in points scored and minutes played and ranks top-10 in assists, rebounds, and steals. Then in Game 5, Golden State starting center Andrew Bogut suffered a season-ending knee injury. He's referring to Durant, who made the controvers...

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  • New search underway near home of London Bridge terrorists
New search underway near home of London Bridge terrorists

While Londoners have declared their defiance in the face of terror, bunches of flowers piling up point to a city in mourning less than three months since five people were killed outside the British Parliament in another attack . There has been no official comment on the reports from United Kingdom authorities, but Scotland Yard said Zaghba was not...

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  • Smith slams Australia's bowling performance after draw
Smith slams Australia's bowling performance after draw

And how do they balance that attack, with so many allrounders and frontline bowling options? Williamson, however, hoisted Hastings for a legside six to go into the 90s before a flicked four and driven single off the same bowler saw him to a 96-ball century, his ninth at this level, with eight fours and three sixes.

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  • Novak Djokovic ousted at French Open by Dominic Thiem
Novak Djokovic ousted at French Open by Dominic Thiem

Being down two sets to one after a pair of tie-breakers, he won the fourth 6-4 and then had to fight all the way, staying in the match through some hard periods to win the final set 8-6. So I guess you've got to go through it, try to learn your lessons and figure out the way, how to get out of it stronger. If Nadal and Djokovic win, they woul...

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  • Pittsburgh Penguins aim to take better advantage of opportunities in Game 2
Pittsburgh Penguins aim to take better advantage of opportunities in Game 2

There will be a game seven to decide the NHL Eastern Conference finals after the Ottawa Senators stopped the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1. The Penguins opened the scoring early in the second as Evgeni Malkin picked up his seventh of the playoffs, but the Senators tied the game with a power-play goal, its first in eleven games.

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  • Reds' Gennett belts four homers in rare Major League Baseball feat
Reds' Gennett belts four homers in rare Major League Baseball feat

A look at what's happening all around the majors today: --- BIG SWINGS FOR SCOOTER One night after hitting four home runs to match the major league record, Scooter Gennett tries to extend his stunning power surge when the Reds host the Cardinals again.

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  • Troubled sleep, then a French Open dream for Bacsinszky
Troubled sleep, then a French Open dream for Bacsinszky

Ostapenko's next opponent is 30th-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland, who eliminated 13th-seeded Kristina Mladenovic of France 6-4, 6-4. "It was really hard because we had all the seasons rolled into one today", Bacsinszky said of a day that saw rain and hail.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo haircut was to fulfil Champions League promise
Cristiano Ronaldo haircut was to fulfil Champions League promise

As a player, he was in two consecutive Champions League finals with Juventus , losing both times, including to Madrid in 1998. - won a record-extending 12th European Cup by adding to their wins in 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1966, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2014, and 2016.

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  • Venus Williams exits French Open after Bacsinszky defeat
Venus Williams exits French Open after Bacsinszky defeat

France's Kristina Mladenovic in action during her fourth round match against Spain's Garbine Muguruza at the French Open , June 4, 2017 . The 27-year-old Bacsinszky, who had wasted two set points in the first set, frustrated the American by playing a string of drop shots and won the next two sets easily.

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  • Cleveland police officer who killed Tamir Rice fired after rules violations
Cleveland police officer who killed Tamir Rice fired after rules violations

The police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice was sacked Tuesday for inaccuracies on his job application, while the officer who drove the patrol vehicle the day of the shooting was suspended for violating a tactical rule. Loehmann was still a probationary officer at the time of the Rice shooting. The disciplinary action against ...

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  • Cleveland Cavaliers hope home cooking leads to success in NBA Finals
Cleveland Cavaliers hope home cooking leads to success in NBA Finals

I don't want to get into the "what we need to do better" right now", James said following a second humbling loss to the Warriors. "He's so focused on what the other team is doing". "If you're trying to chase something, that kind of deters what you're trying to do". A win here and Warriors can smell the title. Game 3 of the Finals is set on Thur...

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  • Matt Murray: Pens' G Matt Murray loses; Cup Final tied 2-2
Matt Murray: Pens' G Matt Murray loses; Cup Final tied 2-2

The NHL situation room had reviewed the sequence in their Toronto war room and ruled that Gaudreau's shot crossed the line before Murray punched it out with his glove. He was the spark for at least two of the Predators' goals. With all of the excitement, fans couldn't help but wonder what the next item to hit the ice will be.

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  • Cron and Calhoun homer to lead Angels past Tigers
Cron and Calhoun homer to lead Angels past Tigers

He struck out four and walked one. The Tigers earned their first series sweep of the 2017 season with a dominant series win over the Chicago White Sox , capped off with a Justin Upton three-run walk-off home run in yesterday's 7-4 win.

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  • England, Bangladesh to lock horns in Champions Trophy opener today
England, Bangladesh to lock horns in Champions Trophy opener today

In the second match, opener Shikhar Dhawan (60) and wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik (94 retired hurt) put on a 100-run stand for the third wicket before all-rounder Hardik Pandya smashed a 54-ball unbeaten 80 to propel India to a mammoth 324/7.

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  • Semedo joins Villarreal from Sporting CP on five-year deal
Semedo joins Villarreal from Sporting CP on five-year deal

According to reports , Portuguese club Sporting Lisbon are expecting a formal offer from Newcastle United for defender Ruben Semedo this week. The agent saying "Totally false - it's a lie", regarding the player supposedly having already made a decision to become a Newcastle player and the two clubs reaching agreement.

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  • Reds' Scooter Gennett homers 4 times, ties Major League Baseball record
Reds' Scooter Gennett homers 4 times, ties Major League Baseball record

Gennett watched strike one before taking a huge cut at strike two. Moustakas drove an 0-1 pitch from Ken Giles (1-2) out to right field with Salvador Perez aboard. Jonathan Schoop tied the game for the Orioles with a two-run homer off Pirates closer Tony Watson in the ninth - his second of the game. Hector Neris gave up one-out singles to Mat...

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  • Hosts England eye Champions Trophy semi-final spot
Hosts England eye Champions Trophy semi-final spot

The umpires did seek to restart play, although Australia's run total of 83 for one wicket from 16 overs wasn't enough to warrant a result when the match was eventually called off. Smith (22 not out) and David Warner (40 not out), were seemingly steering Australia to a comfortable win before the weather turned bad - and the skipper admit...

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  • Predators top Penguins, even Stanley Cup Final at 2
Predators top Penguins, even Stanley Cup Final at 2

The Penguins have played almost every type of game in the last month - they've been embarrassed, they've done the embarrassing and ran teams out of the building, they've won 1-0 games and they've won games in overtime. "Those are your only two choices". The puck just crossed the goal line under the outstretched sick of Pittsburgh goalie Matt Mur...

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  • 'I would consider it if Madrid made an offer:' Eden
'I would consider it if Madrid made an offer:' Eden

Belgium are now top of their World Cup qualifying group with four wins and a draw from their opening five fixtures. They are 2 points ahead of their closest rival Greece, while Bosnia-Herzegovina is in third place with 10 points. SunSport revealed last week that the Spanish and European champions are lining up a mega £100million bid for Chelsea's...

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  • Ex-MSU players Donnie Corley, Josh King arraigned
Ex-MSU players Donnie Corley, Josh King arraigned

Demetric Vance and Josh King have been dismissed from the program while they face criminal sexual conduct charges. 19, face third-degree criminal sexual conduct charges. From Vance's attorney we learned that Vance has been dismissed from Michigan State University and is now living at home with his parents, looking for a new university to atten...

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  • Lions sunk by late Blues try in Auckland
Lions sunk by late Blues try in Auckland

But the Blues' chaos rugby - as described by the Lions camp this week - kicked in at the flawless time, as offloads from bustling duo Steven Luatua and Sonny Bill Williams handed reserve first-five eighth West the chance to scoot around Halfpenny and score.

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  • Nadal into French Open semis as Carreno Busta retires
Nadal into French Open semis as Carreno Busta retires

But the second seed steadied the ship to go through to the next round winning 2-6, 6-3, 6-4. Wawrinka, who could play Murray in the semi-finals, had to have treatment to his lower back during his 7-5 7-6 (9-7) 6-2 win on Court One, which ended French hopes of a first male champion since 1983.

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  • Kevin Durant's menacing defense leads the way for Golden State Warriors
Kevin Durant's menacing defense leads the way for Golden State Warriors

The Warriors committed 20 turnovers in Game 2 - they tied a Finals record low with just four in Game 1 - but still scored a whopping 132 points, the most in a Finals game since 1987. Kerr said he decided Sunday morning that he was able to return to coaching after being sidelined by constant pain because of complications following a pair of ba...

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  • Pat Riley jokes of stealing Magic Johnson's Lakers 'treasure'
Pat Riley jokes of stealing Magic Johnson's Lakers 'treasure'

It doesn't make sense to me because you're talking two different games. Riley notes there's no one to defend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, to which Johnson remarks, "Zaza, I'm sorry". But they weren't the four teams (Magic's Lakers) had to beat. I recently rewatched some of their games against the Mavericks while researching a book and saw just how do...

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  • Nashville Predators advance to Stanley Cup Final
Nashville Predators advance to Stanley Cup Final

Cam Fowler tied it 3-3 at 8:52 of the third for Anaheim as the Ducks tried to rally for the fifth time this season when trailing by multiple goals. The Ducks pulled the goalie with over 2:30 left to play and quickly paid for it, as a long clearing attempt by Forsberg took a friendly bounce and rolled into the net for an empty-net goal.

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  • Murray sets up Del Potro clash
Murray sets up Del Potro clash

Almagro lost the first set 0-6, came back to win the second 6-3, but when the score was 1-1 in the third set, he retired. The former US Open champion helped Almagro back to his bench and packed his bag for him after the Spaniard had thrown a bottle of water in frustration, before siting with him and rubbing his head before they left the court to...

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  • Cavaliers seek answers as Warriors eye flawless title run
Cavaliers seek answers as Warriors eye flawless title run

The Warriors figured out that if they were to stand a chance, they had to construct an even better super team, so they added Kevin Durant from Oklahoma City. As noted by one jaded National Basketball Association devotee from Pasig City, the Game 1 Nightmare did turn into cruel reality for the Cavaliers in Game 2 .

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  • Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann rejects 'dirty' Manchester United move
Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann rejects 'dirty' Manchester United move

Griezmann, who arrived at the Vicente Calderon in 2014 from Real Sociedad, was widely expected to leave the Spanish outfit in the upcoming transfer window with a move to 20-time English champions Manchester United on the cards. The forward was expected by many to leave Spain in the upcoming transfer window, but things have taken a U-turn as the S...

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  • Crosby has no time for Subban's games
Crosby has no time for Subban's games

For what it's worth, Subban also called Crosby "the world's best player". Game 4 is Monday in Nashville. "I know there'll be a lot more energy if you can imagine that ... Pittsburgh has only one power-play goal and was 0-of-3 with the man advantage in Game 4, and Malkin said he has little room. The loss snapped a three-game winning streak for t...

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