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Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook named finalist for NBA MVP award

Wall is the franchise's fourth All-NBA third-team selection, joining Gilbert Arenas, Juwan Howard and Bernard King. Russell Westbrook, James Harden and Kawhi Leonard will compete for the honor. Players who received votes at multiple positions were slotted at the position where they received the most votes. The four-time MVP scored in double figures in all 74 games in 2016-17, increasing his consecutive double-digit scoring streak to 791 (second-longest streak in National Basketball ...



Maria Sharapova will not request Wimbledon wildcard and to enter through qualifying

The 30-year-old was banned after testing positive for banned substance meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open, with the suspension causing her to fall down the world rankings. Maria Sharapova of Russian Federation relaxes during a pause of her match against Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of Croatia at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Tuesday, May 16, 2017.


World Cup draw could create horror pool

World Cup draw could create horror pool

The Springboks have beaten the All Blacks twice at the World Cup (1995 final and 1999 bronze medal place) and pushed the world champions in an intense clash in the semifinal stage in 2015. "I'm going to visit the temples because I need to pray now", the Australian told reporters. The latest milestone in the All Blacks' bid to win the Rugby World Cup has been made in Kyoto, Japan , tonight with the Pool Draw for Rugby World Cup 2019.


Isaiah Thomas injury

Isaiah Thomas injury "significant", happened first in Game 6 vs. Wizards

Celtics legend and former head coach Tommy Heinsohn told The Crossover prior to Game 2 that Boston could slow the Cavs' attack by sealing off James's complimentary shooters. Cleveland due to what the team called a hip strain. LeBron James and the Cavs have so thoroughly dominated the series they now lead 2-0, with Game 3 in their building at 8:30 p.m.


Rio Olympics medals rusted and defective

Rio Olympics medals rusted and defective

In the case of silver and bronze medals, manufacturers used 30% recycled materials. Per NBC Olympics , some of the medals have suffered "unsightly staining" or had their coverings fall away. do not use any liquids, chemicals or abrasive substances when cleaning it". They did not appear to instruct medalists about storing it at a certain temperature.


Toronto Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar Suspended, Fined Over Anti-Gay Slur

Toronto Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar Suspended, Fined Over Anti-Gay Slur

He also singled in the fourth to go 2-for-4. It's just, I'm a competitive guy and heat of the moment. Reports broke Thursday afternoon that Jays outfielder leader Kevin Pillar has been suspended two games for saying a homophobic slur towards Braves reliever Jason Motte in Wednesday's game.