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Police release dashcam video from DUI arrest for Tiger Woods

Police in Jupiter, Florida, released dashcam video Wednesday of Tiger Woods prior to the golfer being arrested on a DUI charge early Monday morning. The video shows that Woods is confused as to his location and very unsteady as an officer puts him through a field sobriety test, confirming details of the police report. According to the police report, the officer said Woods “had extremely slow and slurred speech” and struggled with several roadside tasks. The report noted that the golfer changed his story about where he was going and…

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All NBA 

Draymond Green of Golden State Warriors sees trash talk as a defensive tool

OAKLAND, Calif. — Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green likes to make his opponents uncomfortable, and that certainly includes employing well-timed trash talk. “Everybody’s susceptible to that,” Green said Wednesday, one day before the Warriors open their third straight NBA Finals series against the Cleveland Cavaliers. “I don’t care who you are.” Cavaliers forward Kevin Love shared his foe’s assessment. “Yeah, I agree with him,” said Love, who can expect to be on the receiving end of Green’s verbal jabs when the two players match up against each other. Kevin…

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All Boxing 

Miguel Cotto inks multi-fight deal with Golden Boy

Miguel Cotto’s previously announced fight with Yoshihiro Kamegai will be the first of a multi-fight agreement between the surefire future International Boxing Hall of Famer and Golden Boy Promotions, Cotto and the company announced on Wednesday. The announcement came as Cotto and Kamegai met the media at a news conference in Los Angeles to kick off the promotion of their vacant junior middleweight world title fight that will take place Aug. 26 in the main event of an HBO “World Championship Boxing” telecast (9:45 p.m. ET/PT) at the StubHub Center…

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All MMA 

UFC’s Dana White blasts Oscar De La Hoya for criticizing proposed Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight

UFC president Dana White has not delivered a contract for a fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor yet — but he clearly does not appreciate Oscar De La Hoya’s badmouthing it. White posted a video to social media on Wednesday, which combined two interviews given by De La Hoya. The video was accompanied by a caption that read, “WTF?????” The video first showed De La Hoya, CEO of Golden Boy Promotions, bashing the potential Mayweather-McGregor fight, referring to it as a “disrespect to boxing” and predicting that the contest…

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All Tennis 

French Open – W2W4 – Don’t sleep on No. 3 seed Stan Wawrinka, the ‘other’ Swiss star

4:23 PM ET Peter BodoTennis Close Peter Bodo has been covering tennis for over 35 years, mostly recently for ESPN. He is a former WTA Writer of the Year and the author of numerous books, including the classic “The Courts of Babylon” and the New York Times bestseller (with Pete Sampras), “A Champion’s Mind.” Led by Venus Williams, players from the U.S. acquitted themselves admirably on Wednesday. Fewer of them will be sliding and grinding on the red clay on Day 5. Here are some of Thursday’s more compelling matchups:…

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Andy Murray confident of comeback at French Open

World No. 1 Andy Murray is feeling significantly more positive and hopes that his 6-4, 4-6, 6-2, 6-0 victory over Andrey Kuznetsov can kick-start an upturn in his general form. The Scot began his French Open campaign with only four wins since February and suffering from a cold but, having exchanged tight sets with world No. 73 Kuznetsov, produced a trademark effort early in the third to win a point he had seemed certain to lose. ”It was a good get,” said Murray, who moves on to face Slovakia’s Martin…

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Bryce Harper of Washington Nationals has suspension reduced to three games

Major League Baseball has reduced the suspension for Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper by one game, a source confirmed to ESPN on Wednesday. Harper, who originally received a four-game ban for his role in a fight with with Giants reliever Hunter Strickland, will start serving his three-game suspension as the Nationals face the Giants on Wednesday night, the source said. It’s likely that no one would have noticed the idiocy of the Giants’ reliever if it hadn’t been for the zealous reaction by the Nationals’ star. Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce…

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All Rugby 

British and Irish Lions: Sam Warburton to captain tourists in opener

Sam Warburton will captain the British and Irish Lions in their opening match against the Provincial Barbarians. The Wales flanker will make his first appearance since April because of a knee injury, and lines up in an all-Welsh back-row. The Scottish trio of Greig Laidlaw, Tommy Seymour and Stuart Hogg all start, as does Kyle Sinckler, who has yet to start a Test for England. Anyone involved in club finals or play-offs last weekend was not considered. More to follow. Source link

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All MMA 

Jimi Manuwa to fight Volkan Oezdemir on UFC 214 undercard

The UFC has added a light heavyweight fight between Jimi Manuwa and Volkan Oezdemir to UFC 214 on July 29 in Anaheim, California. Officials announced the 205-pound bout on Wednesday. A light heavyweight championship fight between Daniel Cormier (19-1) and Jon Jones (22-1) is scheduled to headline the pay-per-view, which will take place at Honda Center. UFC president Dana White had stated previously he wanted to book Manuwa (17-2) to the card, in case something were to happen to the main event. The last time the UFC booked a fight…

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Georges St-Pierre confident he’ll fight in 2017 but loss likely ends career

UFC star Georges St-Pierre remains optimistic he will fight at some point in 2017. And he’s certain that a loss of any sort would mark the end of his career. Speaking to The MMA Hour on Tuesday, St-Pierre (25-2) said he needs to speak to the UFC, now that president Dana White has called off a middleweight title fight between St-Pierre and champion Michael Bisping. St-Pierre, who hasn’t fought since 2013, was supposed to challenge Bisping this year, but the UFC elected to change course after he publicly announced he…

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