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Baylor: No vote on fired Art Briles' employment status

A small group of boosters have pushed for Briles' return, and regents discussed the issue Monday night, according to reports. Briles was sacked last month after an independent investigation said school and team administrators worked to cover up allegations of sexual violence against members of the football team.

Thiem beats Federer in 3 sets to reach Mercedes Cup final

Five of Kohlschreiber's seven career titles have come on home soil in Germany and the veteran will face Dominic Thiem on Sunday for the chance to earn another crown, after beating Del Potro 6-3 6-4. Per the ATP World Tour website, the No. 223-ranked wild card was looking to reach his first ATP World Tour final since he won in Auckland, New Zealand, in January 2014.

Argentina 5 Panama 0: Masterful Messi scores second-half hat-trick

Friday night was a statement of intent. It took eight minutes for the skipper to make his presence felt, Messi pouncing on a defensive error to coolly place the ball beyond Jaime Penedo, and the Barcelona star was ait again in the 78th minute, this time curling a free-kick into the top corner of the net.

Gretzky says Gordie Howe was 'greatest hockey player ever'

Howe died Friday morning in Toledo, Ohio. The Detroit Red Wings have always been a thorn in the side of the Blues, so it feels weird to glorify one of their great players on a Blues page. Wayne Gretzky eventually passed Howe for the National Hockey League record for most goals scored - finishing his career with 894 to Howe's 801.

Dallas Police Department offense record puts Talib at nightclub during shooting

Talib was unable to attend the team's visit to the White House on Monday and is expected to miss the remainder of organized team activities and minicamp. Now the National Football League is exploring the facts behind the incident, the official told Schefter. Talib, who is known to have an active social life, was reported to have been one of the victims of a shooting at a Dallas nightclub.

Justin Bieber involved in fist fight

No one's going to take being talked to like that sitting down, of course. Wearing a Cleveland Cavaliers shirt, he was obviously in town to chillax at game three of the National Basketball Association finals. and people who say "but I bought ur (sic) album" know that you got my album and you got what you paid for AN ALBUM!" Since then, Bieber, who now has his hair dyed platinum blonde, has been posting selfies on Instagram showing himself in bed and seemingly unscathed.

New debris images examined by MH370 search team

Australian authorities, in consultation with Malaysian officials, are making arrangements for the debris to be transported to ATSB facilities in Canberra for preliminary examination, he said. Gibson found another piece of the wreckage in February off the coast of Mozambique. He says the third piece appears to be the case around a screen monitor like you would see on the back of the seat on a plane.

New Nike Euro 2016 advert - watch Barkley star next to Cristiano Ronaldo

As part of its Spark Brilliance campaign, The Switch stars Cristiano Ronaldo and several other footballers, including much of the England team, in a six-minute short film clearly inspired by Freaky Friday . So, when The Mountain, played by Icelandic actor Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, calls you out , you most definitely listen. "We're going there to enjoy the occasion, sure, as it's the first time Albania has ever appeared in a major tournament, but we also want to give a good account of ...

Some looking to profit from free tickets to Ali services

He had been admitted to hospital earlier in the week with a respiratory condition having suffered with Parkinson's disease for 32 years. Muhammad Ali brought out fans and sold out fights around the world - from the Philippines to Madison Square Garden - and now, in death, he has sold out one more venue.

Kevin Love not on floor as Cavaliers begin Tuesday practice

A Cavaliers spokesman confirmed that Love was on the flight. Love crumpled to the ground and held his head after taking the elbow while going up for a rebound in the second quarter, and it was clear then that the blow wasn't something that would be easily shaken off.

Novak Djokovic swats aside Dominic Thiem to reach French Open final

Somehow, perhaps lost amid the discussions about the rain, the schedule, the agonisingly slow battle with Paris bureaucracy to approve the expansion of Roland Garros, the absence of Roger Federer and the withdrawal of Nadal, it has nearly gone almost unnoticed that Djokovic is chasing not only a career grand slam but also a fourth consecutive grand slam title.

Zidane Hails Real Deal As Simeone Ponders Future

Atletico chose to kick second, leaving Real to pick an end of the pitch. Subsequently, Atletico defender Juanfran missed the fourth penalty for his side, giving Ronaldo with a chance to seal victory for Real. "Triumphant return to Madrid with my brother Ronaldo holding the trophy of champions". Real were locked 1-1 with fellow Spanish outfit Atletico Madrid at the end of extra-time of the Champions League final at the San Siro on Saturday .

Former Swansea boss Garry Monk set for Leeds job

But they are now in the Championship, English football's second division, having been relegated from the Premier League in 2004 before dropping down to the third tier in 2007. Italian chairman Massimo Cellino, who bought Leeds in 2014, had a reputation for sacking managers even before joining the northern English side, getting through 36 in 22 years at Italian club Cagliari .

Professional boxers to be allowed to compete in Rio 2016 Olympics

Not many pros want to get in the ring with Kovalev, the undefeated WBA, IBF and WBO light heavyweight champion, so what chance would an amateur have against the man who is nicknamed "Krusher?" The Rio Games are scheduled to start on August 5.

Andy Murray: It was very important to win second set tie-break

Britain's Andy Murray clenches his fist after scoring a point in the fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament against John Isner of the U.S.at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Sunday, May 29, 2016. At least I got used to playing against a single-hander today who can use the angles, change the direction up the line. He leads their head-to-head 8-7 but Wawrinka has won their last three meetings and both of their matches on clay.

French Open organisers under fire as backlog grows

However, when the fourth-round tussle resumed more than 40 hours later following Monday's washout, the Polish second seed seemed all at sea as the players were forced to play through misty rain. "I don't care that I lost the match today, but I was close to (getting) injured with my back". "Heavy, wet conditions like this don't typically help me too much, but I think today I was able to use them better to my tennis than what she was and I was able to put her under more pressure".

Man United's Rashford Makes England's Euro 2016 Provisional Squad

Everton captain Phil Jagielka has been omitted as Hodgson has opted for three centre-halves in Chris Smalling, John Stones and Gary Cahill. "There's no reason why he couldn't knock someone off their perch (and earn a place in the final squad)".

Hinchcliffe, Schmidt find perfect spot for 100th Indy 500

In one of the more dramatic finishes to qualifying in IMS history, Hinch snatched the pole position away from Josef Newgarden on the final run of Sunday afternoon by the fourth-closest margin ever. Newgarden opened his run with the fastest lap of the Fast 9 at 231.551mph and his average speed held up as Townsend Bell, Helio Castroneves and Will Power couldn't beat him.

Fiji win sevens title as code-hopper Hayne makes debut

From rugby league to the NFL to the Olympic Games - Jarryd Hayne doesn't believe in standing still. "I can't really say because I've never played sevens, so if anything he probably knows better than anyone to go from a sport that he knows well to something totally different in the NFL", Folau said.

It was an honour to be in charge of Bayern - Pep

A drilled header that sailed narrowly wide from Mueller was Bayern's best opportunity while Dortmund had to wait 42 minutes for their first shot on target. Lady Luck as obviously smiling down on Bayern with Dortmund seeing their second penalty, taken by Sven Bender, saved by Manuel Neuer and their third, taken by Sokratis Papastathopoulos missed.

Rangers activate Choo after calf injury heals

Astros RH Lance McCullers (0-0, 9.64)Lewis has allowed two runs or fewer in four of his last five starts and has given up fewer than six hits in each of his last three outings. "I settled down pretty much", Fiers said. Carlos Correa hit the line drive, which bounced off Lewis' glove that he had raised to his head. Banister wants to be careful with Choo since he just came off the disabled list Friday after sitting out since April 9 with a strained right calf.

Rangers' Odor does not regret punching Blue Jays' Bautista

Asked about whether other might believe he's a dirty player, the hard-nosed Odor said: "I just play the game how I play". He kept his answers short and expressed no regret, saying it was part of the game. "It's not as if Rougned Odor sucker-punched the mayor". But that's not the world we live in now. Veteran third baseman Adrian Belter, a peacekeeper during Sunday's fight, acknowledged he talked with Odor afterward but would not reveal what he said.

Spieth looking to smile again at Byron Nelson

What Spieth revealed after making a 15-foot birdie putt on his last hole at The Players was that he felt as if he was beating himself up on the course too much, and needed to do a better job being positive and having more fun. The next, I just didn't make anything. Spieth cites the fact that he could win the next two events and still not overtake Day for No. 1. Day scored 14 strokes better than Spieth over those two rounds.

Murray Snaps Nadal's Streak, Returns to Madrid Final

But Djokovic would survive in the ensuing tie-break, converting his fifth match point for the victory. However, Murray fought back immediately and once more the break was confirmed courtesy of a double fault as the Scot's unorthodox position to his opponent's serve saw him push his second try too deep again.

DeRozan scores 34 as Raptors beat Heat 99-91 in Game 5

Now, let's see if they can close out the Heat in Miami on Friday night and advance to the Eastern Conference Finals to take on the Cleveland Cavaliers (get well soon, Jonas Valanciunas and DeMarre Carroll ). Assists-Miami 12 (Wade, T.Johnson 4), Toronto 16 ( Lowry 6). Biyombo had eight points in the second, electrifying the crowd by sandwiching a pair of dunks around a huge block on Wade.