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Sports Raiders lock up guard Gabe Jackson with rich new deal
Author: 0 Raiders lock up guard Gabe Jackson with rich new deal

The deal with Jackson comes just a week after the Raiders locked up quarterback Derek Carr with a five-year, $125 million package. He isn't the only member of the 2014 draft class worthy of a raise. Either way, he's going to be among the league's highest paid guards. Jackson, 25, transitioned to right guard after the team acquired Kelechi Osemele in free agency last offseason.

Author: 0 NBA Free Agency 2017: Gordon Hayward to meet Miami Heat on Saturday

If he were to join the Celtics as their roster stands today, Hayward's 12.0 nERD would rank second to only Isaiah Thomas , who posted a 16.3 nERD over the 2016-17 season. General manager Danny Ainge's son, Tanner, is now running for Congress in Utah and has continually expressed a desire for Hayward to re-sign with the Jazz.

Sports Roger Federer claims record ninth Gerry Weber Open title in Halle
Author: 0 Roger Federer claims record ninth Gerry Weber Open title in Halle

But he quickly fell behind in the second as Zverev, a finalist previous year, who has already won three titles in 2017, charged to a 4-2 lead and held on to take the set. "It's warm, it's hot, I'm a little bit exhausted". "Roger is the best player of all time on grass, it will be a very hard match", Zverev said, as quoted on Yahoo .

Sports Verstappen leads 1st practice in Baku; Perez crashes
Author: 0 Verstappen leads 1st practice in Baku; Perez crashes

Heading into the eighth race weekend of the season in Azerbaijan , Sebastian Vettel leads Hamilton by 12 points in the Driver Standings and only eight points now separate the teams in the race for the Constructors' Championship. "Tomorrow will be a long hard race but we're in the best position to start". Those shunts meant Hamilton failed to set a time on the quicker supersoft tyres and he ended the day a second off the pace in 10th.

Sports Kvitova reaches first final since attack
Author: 0 Kvitova reaches first final since attack

Building on her advantage, Kvitova followed up with a second break before serving out strongly with an ace to seal her remarkable comeback success . During her pre-match press conference, Kvitova said her hand is not causing her any pain at the moment and that is the best news for her at the moment.

Author: 0 Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud

In addition, they say he only declared 11.5 million euros of Spanish-related income from 2011 to 2014, while what he really earned during that time was close to 43 million euros. Under Spanish law prison sentences of less than two years are generally suspended providing there are no previous convictions, meaning Di Maria will avoid any actual jail time.

Sports National Hockey League says Olympic participation matter closed
Author: 0 National Hockey League says Olympic participation matter closed

A North Korean taekwondo team will join South Korean athletes this weekend in a demonstration at the opening ceremony of the sport's world championships in Muju, South Korea. "If the neighbouring countries in north-east Asia, including North and South Korea, can host the World Cup together, it would help to create peace", he said.

Sports Andy Murray moves into French quarters with 650th career win
Author: 0 Andy Murray moves into French quarters with 650th career win

But the second set proved the turning point for the double Olympic gold medallist, levelling up the match with the tennis that has taken him to top spot in the world with a 6-1 set. All four players are seeking a first grand slam title. The Portuguese official has also had a run-in with Novak Djokovic. His 100-2 record includes his only pair of Roland Garros defeats: against Robin Soderling in the 2009 fourth round and Djokovic in the 2015 quarterfinals.

Author: 0 Hamilton wins F1 Canadian GP, picks up points on Vettel

Hamilton , who equalled his hero Ayrton Senna's mark of 65 poles on Saturday, said: "I definitely think I have been at my best this weekend". "I was stuck. "All the guys in the team, in the factory, have really worked hard to fix the issues that we had in the last race to bring it here and really give it to the Ferraris".

Author: 0 Portugal goal against Mexico annulled after video review

The result leaves both sides tied for second place in Group A, behind hosts Russian Federation who top the group after beating New Zealand 2-0 on Saturday in St. With speculation about his Real Madrid future capturing headlines around the world, Ronaldo was ushered away from the waiting media with Federation Internationale de Football Association seemingly happy for him to skip the obligatory man of the match news conference.

Sports Putin Thanks FIFA for Helping Russia in Arranging Confederations Cup
Author: 0 Putin Thanks FIFA for Helping Russia in Arranging Confederations Cup

A handful of performers blackened their faces and carried bananas to represent Cameroon during a parade to honour the eight teams taking part in the upcoming tournament. They beat Hungary 3-0 and drew 1-1 with Chile, who are among the favorites in this tournament, in the past week. "Nothing is going to change", Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio said Saturday, a day before Portugal's Confederations Cup debut against Mexico in Kazan .

Author: 0 Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant look to build a Warriors dynasty

The growing up of the Thunder has been one of the NBA's great stories in recent years, the Warrior's buying another championship and Kevin Durant selling out for one, is the worst story in recent years. Nash was coached by Brown when he played for the Lakers during the 2012 season. Even with all their talent it wasn't easy, as Boston needed seven games to beat Philadelphia in the Eastern Division finals and then seven more in the NBA Finals - the last going to overtime-to beat Los ...

Author: 0 Kiwis beat British to reach America's Cup challenger finals

Team New Zealand sailors congratulate one another after beating Artemis Racing in the third race of the America's Cup Challenger playoff finals. "Given the fatal accident involving a British sailor, Andrew "Bart" Simpson, in a similar - albeit larger - foiling America's Cup catamaran four years ago, the sailing world held its breath".

Sports Ostapenko powers into French Open final
Author: 0 Ostapenko powers into French Open final

The Romanian came into the tournament as the favourite despite concerns over an ankle injury and knows a great opportunity awaits her. "I really like competing in this tournament, but it was not easy as we had to go to the locker room twice for rain delays".

Sports NBA Draft: Top 5 Prospects
Author: 0 NBA Draft: Top 5 Prospects

It has been reported some members of the Lakers' front office like Jackson , who may be the best two-way player in this draft. Lonzo didn't play against any prospects during the workout, but instead, played two-on-two with some of the Lakers assistant coaches, according to the Orange County Register.

Sports Warriors' Green will be on the court for this Finals Game 5
Author: 0 Warriors' Green will be on the court for this Finals Game 5

The decision was made that they had to do something drastic, that they wouldn't lose again. During the playoffs, the Warriors previously swept Portland, Jazz and San Antonio. One witnessed Cavs charged up for Game 4 , getting involved in some strong physical battles, which helped them emerge victorious. That stung ever since, as Durant understood, because he gave up the same lead to the Warriors a round earlier with Oklahoma City.

Sports Ferrari has chosen its number one driver - Hamilton
Author: 0 Ferrari has chosen its number one driver - Hamilton

Obviously it didn't work out very well for me. "I really am happy", he said. While Raikkonen was very disappointed with the result, Vettel denied that the strategy was part of any plan from Ferrari to switch the order of its cars to benefit his title hopes, but Hamilton suggested otherwise.

Sports Patriots, Julian Edelman agree to two-year extension
Author: 0 Patriots, Julian Edelman agree to two-year extension

The 31-year-old Edelman is fresh from his second 1,000-plus yard season in nine years with the Patriots. Edelman had another career year during the 2016-17 regular season, ending up with over 1,100 receiving yards and 98 receptions, just two shy of the vaunted 100 mark.

Sports Big 12's best rivalry is under new management
Author: 0 Big 12's best rivalry is under new management

Leach left after one year to become the head coach at Texas Tech, with Stoops promoting Mark Mangino to offensive coordinator for Oklahoma's undefeated 2000 season. OU football is where it is today because of Big Game Bob, and he set a precedent for years to come in college football. Carol and the three children are all special people and have been such a positive influence on him.

Sports Thad Matta: Ohio State and coach splitting up after 13 seasons
Author: 0 Thad Matta: Ohio State and coach splitting up after 13 seasons

Matta has coached the Buckeyes for 13 seasons and has appeared in two Final Fours with the program. That said, Williams built Marquette into a Big East power and took Virginia Tech to the NCAA tournament last season. "Recruiting is a major part of it, and we weren't winning the recruiting battles", Smith said. Matta got his first head coaching job was at Butler in 2000 where he stayed one year before going to Xavier from 2001-2004.

Author: 0 Raikkonen seethes as Vettel wins Monaco GP

So the team result, the one-two, is good and congratulations from our side. While Raikkonen led for the first 34 laps, the writing was on the wall at the pitstops with a consensus emerging already before the start that Ferrari would favor the championship leader.

Sports Volquez throws no-hitter, Marlins top Diamondbacks 3-0
Author: 0 Volquez throws no-hitter, Marlins top Diamondbacks 3-0

Goldschmidt has tormented Saturday starter Edinson Volquez , going 7-for-14 in his career with five extra-base hits - including one homer - and four RBIs. Volquez finally notched his first win after holding the Phillies to one run and three hits over six innings on Monday. That left it up to Owings , another pinch-hitter.

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