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Roberts leading Wales on 2-test rugby tour in June

The Tonga-Wales match on June 16 had already been moved to the Auckland venue after facilities in Nuku'alofa were deemed substandard, so the NZR said it made sense to stage the All Blacks-Samoa match there as well. "It's important we don't try to take them on at their own game". The All Blacks played Fiji in a test match on the eve of the first test against the Lions 12 years ago, winning 91-0. Read More »

Dick Advocaat named as new Dutch coach to revive World Cup campaign

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He has appointed legendary former Netherlands captain Ruud Gullit as his assistant while former Ajax goalkeeper Fred Grim will also be part of the coaching team. Advocaat is under contract until June 1 with the Turkish club, but should be allowed to join the Dutch for the friendly against Morocco, Van Breukelen said. Read More »

Juventus see off Monaco to reach Champions League final

The French side nearly got off to the flawless start when Mbappe knocked the ball past veteran Juve goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon but his effort came back off a post and the offside flag meant it would not have counted anyway. It could and should have been number two for Juve as Dani Alves playing Paulo Dybala in, but Subasic stood tall and the Argentine could only blast into the goalkeeper. Read More »

Watch all the goals as Man City hammer Crystal Palace 5-0

The victory lifted City above Liverpool into third in the table on goal difference while Palace, despite looking likely to survive, still have work to do to make their top-flight place certain after being outplayed. "Quite simply David Silva is the wizard", he said. "It's a possibility that we've been talking about and certainly warning them about", Allardyce said. Read More »

National Football League draft set to begin in Philadelphia

NFL Media - comprised of NFL Network , NFL.com, NFL Now and NFL Mobile from Verizon - has the 2017 NFL Draft from Philadelphia covered with comprehensive Draft Week coverage and programming. 37 (143 overall) 6. 145 and 175 picks in the 2017 NFL Draft , both fourth-round selections, to Denver in exchange for No. 126, which they spent on Wilson, as well as the second-to-last pick in the seventh and final round, No. Read More »

Could there be a Champions League playoff in the Premier League?

We go with everything on Thursday, and when you go with everything on Thursday you can't go with everything against Tottenham and even when you go with everything against Tottenham it is hard. Indeed, il all those years Wenger had never beaten Mourinho either with Chelsea or Manchester United , until this day May 7th, 2017! It also demonstrates to people that I can play and the lads have more trust in me, so it is a good feeling. Read More »

KKR win toss, opt to bowl

In the day's earlier game, Kings XI Punjab saw their play-off hopes rocked by a six wicket defeat to Gujarat Lions . Replying to a query, Head said after losing three quick wickets, the strategy was to build a partnership with the wicket getting slower because of the ball going soft, and up the ante in death overs, which they did. Read More »

After cryptic tweet, Kristaps Porzingis claims twitter account hacked

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When reports of Porzingis' unhappiness in NY surfaced, several teams contacted the Knicks, according to ESPN's Ian Begley . Add Kristaps Porzingis to that list over the weekend as a few smiley-face emojis freaked out an entire fan base and made every single National Basketball Association reporter jump out of their chair. Read More »

Andre Greipel wins second stage of Giro d'Italia

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Bora-Hansgrohe's Austrian will wear the 100th Giro's first pink jersey after fending off the sprinters. A bunch sprint had been expected at the end of the 206 kilometre stage from Alghero and Postlberger went to the front of the peloton with two kilometres left to start the lead-out for his Bora-Hansgrohe team-mate Sam Bennett of Ireland. Read More »

Would You Wear Lonzo Ball's $495 Shoes? 'Nah,' Twitter Says Politely

The price tag has prompted criticism from some, including Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal, and a lot of derision from the Twittersphere. A pair of the ZO2's will set you back around €450 and there are different options on the website. While the bill for the ZO2 may be steep, with LaVar's exuberant personality and outspoken strategy, some people will purchase the shoe. So the sneakers-and the $220 slides, which are even funnier, honestly-are likely not costing hundreds of dollars to ... Read More »

Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata scores their third goal

However, it mattered little as Real maintained their flawless La Liga record in nine games without Ronaldo this season. Barcelona's incredible "MSN" strikeforce of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar has scored 100 goals for the third consecutive season. Read More »

Labour braced for heavy losses as Tories make gains

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Britain's governing Conservative Party made strong gains in local elections on Friday, suggesting that Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy is winning over voters who should hand her an easy victory in a parliamentary election on June 8. Read More »

Hernandez family planning private funeral in Connecticut

The brain custody battle came a day after prison officials said Hernandez, a former National Football League star for the New England Patriots, hanged himself with a bedsheet attached to a window in his prison cell. there's about a zero percent chance the Patriots do that because if the courts rule AH is entitled to the money, the team is obligated to pay it to the estate. Read More »

West Ham to stay positive in high-stakes Tottenham game - Bilic

Spurs fans would surely have marked out a trip to Goodison Park as a likely stumbling block for Antonio Conte's men but ultimately they cleared the hurdle easily with a 3-0 victory. With Middlesbrough, West Brom, Watford and Sunderland the teams now standing in Chelsea's way, north London hopes are fading fast. After drawing with each other on Thursday, Manchester City and Manchester United both had to settle for draws with teams in the bottom three on Sunday. Read More »

Spurs boss Pochettino could sell Walker, says Lampard

Kyle Walker is keen to leave Tottenham this summer after a big falling out with Mauricio Pochettino, The Independent revealed on Monday - 24 hours after he started the north London derby on the bench. The England International will be well aware of the aforementioned clubs' ability to pay far greater wages than the reported £70,000 he now pockets every week and the prospect of challenging for the Champions League season after a season is an opportunity a seldom few let slip. Read More »

Oklahoma in first round of NCAA Tournament

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Florida (17-9) vs. FGCU (10-12), 5 p.m. Obviously, they have the taste of coming up just a little bit short past year in the NCAA Tournament, and even more recently with a tough loss in the Big 12 finals. John's, MIT and Columbia. UCF will play No. 43 Louisville in Columbus, Ohio on May 12 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. "We're going to play UCLA in the first round and we met earlier in the season". Read More »