It's typical of him", James, the Cleveland star, said Tuesday of Trump's decision to cancel. Stephen Curry , Kevin Durant and others echoed James' sentiment. Trump earlier praised the Capitals in a post on Twitter, citing Alex Ovechkin, the team's Russian-born star, who previous year started what he called a "social movement" called PutinTeam to support Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Romero earned a third-round KO victory as a plus-150 underdog, but was deemed ineligible to claim the belt after failing to make weight. There is no word from the UFC if the fight will proceed and how the purses will be divided. Tim Kennedy, his failed USADA drug test that was eventually overturned, and now his two misses on the scale. Under the rules of the Illinois State Athletic Commission, Romero was allowed two hours to cut one pound.
Nadal is only the second man after Roger Federer to reach 11 finals at the same Grand Slam. "It's impossible without hard work and going through tough moments". In 2014, he set a record earning of $44 million, when his three-year deal with Tommy Hilfiger was still active. It is fair to wonder if Del Potro used up most of what he had in the tank in the first set and in his hard-fought quarterfinal win over third-seeded Marin Cilic.
And with a huge compensation due if he is sacked, the Italian has no desire to quit of his own accord. "He's competitive and I think he can find a good solution, and he can find a new [type of] football, because you know the Premier League and LaLiga is not the same football".
With combined earnings of $43.3m over the a year ago - $1.3m in on-course earnings, $42m in endorsements - former world No.1 Woods ranks 16th, sandwiched between boxer Canelo Alvarez ($44.5m) and American football star Drew Brees ($42.9m). Nevertheless, he still figures in 26th place in the list with $37.5m, $34m of which came from sponsorship and endorsements. Phil Mickelson is in 22nd place and the number 2 highest earning golfer with $41.3m in earnings, again split $4.3m/$37m from on ...
Yulia Putintseva . "I think Serena hated me for being the skinny kid who beat her, against all odds, at Wimbledon ", Sharapova wrote. The French Open is into the quarterfinals, but the biggest result on Monday at Roland Garros was no result.
Stephens is 2-0 career against her good friend Keys, and the two have never faced on clay, a surface that favors Stephens. Whilst for Kasatkina this is a first quarterfinal at a Grand Slam, her best previous result being reaching the fourth round in NY a year ago, Stephens is a Major victor.
CM Punk spoke with MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani in a new interview recorded on Wednesday to promote his UFC 225 fight with Mike Jackson . He was specifically asked first about All In , the big independent event being promoted by the Young Bucks and Cody Rhodes.
Open champions. On Court Suzanne Lenglen, Marin Cilic and Juan Martin del Potro were level at 5-5 in the opening set of the other last-eight clash. "I think I did a good performance today, a very serious, solid match". "After the first set I just stayed strong and didn't give up. And the right tactic was that I didn't miss anymore."- Halep, commenting on her strategies.
Nadal will meet either Juan Martin del Potro or Marin Cilic in the semi-finals. Thiem ends Cecchinato's run to reach French Open final Ten-times champion Nadal then pounced in the 10th game to take the opening set and fifth seed Del Potro's challenged evaporated in the Court Philippe Chatrier sunshine.
The conviction came with a five-year prison sentence and $10,000 fine. The unanimous decision overturned Ali's 1967 conviction, meaning his application for conscientious objector status should have been granted and he was not a draft dodger.
Argentina forward Manuel Lanzini's World Cup dreams are over following an injury he suffered while training with the national team. Lanzini was in line for a starting spot in Jorge Sampaoli's team this summer but the 25-year-old ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee on Friday morning.
Kane scored 30 goals in the recently completed Premier League season, when Spurs finished third, and has passed 20 goals in each of the last four seasons. "Going into the new stadium as well, a great young squad". Kane's new contract has reportedly doubled his previous £100,000-a-week salary - making him one of the highest-paid English players in the Premier League.
Tyson Fury's press conference was brilliantly gatecrashed by the Wealdstone Raider on Wednesday afternoon. "I feel sharper now, faster than I've ever been, more power". "Ali had three years out of the ring, had two fights and then lost to Frazier". I know who I am, where I've come from, where I've been, and I know what destination I'm heading towards.
His decision resulted in a draft-evasion conviction, and he was stripped of his heavyweight boxing crown. The U.S. Supreme Court overturned his conviction in 1971. Earlier this week, Trump commuted the life sentence of a woman whose cause was championed by Kim Kardashian West. Media captionAre presidential pardons Trump's secret weapon? He said he wants the athletes to tell him who they think has been treated unfairly by the justice system and he would consider pardoning them.
Taco Bell will make good on the promotion between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on June 13 at locations across the U.S. With the win, the Warriors take a 3-0 series lead, but, perhaps more importantly for some folks, they earned America free tacos from Taco Bell .
Woods is believed to be staying on his yacht throughout the tournament, but whether he would be holed up in Montauk all week was unclear. Thursday at Shinnecock should rock as the U.S. Who will get the next invite? It features a master suite and six other sleeping quarters, enough for 21 people to stay on board. The luxury vessel has a crew of nine and costs $2 million a year to run, making it worth getting every use possible out of.
Belgium's captain and talisman, Eden Hazard , has likened Roberto Martínez's squad to England's famed "golden generation" of players but believes his team-mates can deliver in Russian Federation when the World Cup begins next week. Will he continue his incredible goalscoring form in Russian Federation this summer? Romelu Lukaku , favoured as starting striker over Michy Batshuayi, thumped home from close range in the 27th minute, after Egypt's 45-year-old keeper Essam El-Hadary ...
And Cleveland, despite LeBron James' monster numbers, now faces a win-or-go-home scenario. (Spoiler alert: They don't). "For me, tonight will be tough", James said . Smith grabbed the offensive rebound and dribbled out the clock in regulation. The Cavaliers led Game 3 Wednesday by 13 in the second quarter. Durant, for his part, could be well on his way to adding another Finals MVP trophy, as he's averaged team bests of 31.7 points and 10.3 rebounds per game through three games.
A sweeping, running forehand into an open court gave her the set with Muguruza having managed just two winners. PARIS-Can Simona Halep finally do it? No. Garbine Muguruza's big strokes overwhelmed Maria Sharapova right from the start. The key moment of the match came in the second set. Muguruza raced to a 4-0 lead and never looked back.