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Former UCLA Guard Russell Westbrook Named the Real MVP

Former UCLA Guard Russell Westbrook Named the Real MVP

Russell Westbrook has received a lot of praise in the wake of winning his first MVP award, but one former teammate's congratulatory message is sure to make plenty of news - Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors . He became the first player to post 2,000 points and assist on 2,000 points in the same season. "As a wife in this league, to be able to have sacrificed some of the things you've sacrificed and everything that you do, I can't put it in words and describe how thankful ...


Price promises GOP won't pull 'rug out' on health care

Price promises GOP won't pull 'rug out' on health care

However, winning over at least 50 GOP supporters need to pass it could be a challenge. "When I look at this Republican Senate proposal, I see a lot ... Susan Collins , R-Maine, and Lisa Murkowski , R-Alaska, have said the CBO's uninsured numbers will be important in how they decide whether to support the bill or not.



Germany duo braced for tough semi with Mexico

Taking the lead in slick fashion. In the opening game of this competition, versus Australia, Hoffenheim's Sandro Wagner appeared far more Gomez than Klose and Low reverted to playing without a recognised striker, as he often has, for the 1-1 draw with Copa America holders Chile .


Red Sox manager John Farrell receives a one-game suspension

Red Sox manager John Farrell receives a one-game suspension

Jose Berrios pitched much better than the box score suggests, as he went blow-for-blow with Chris Sale before the Twins bullpen allowed a couple of inherited runners to score. With the New York Yankees surrendering a late lead and losing to the Chicago White Sox, Boston's second straight win over the Twins moved the Red Sox a game ahead of New York in the standings.



Florida beats LSU 6-1 at CWS for 1st national championship

LSU held a soft opening in the national championship best-of-three series on a Monday night at the College World Series . Skip Bertman coached the Tigers to championships in 1991, 1993, 1996, 1997 and 2000, and Mainieri coached the 2009 title team.


Roger Federer claims ninth Halle title

Roger Federer claims ninth Halle title

Federer has yet to drop a set in Halle where he was playing his 13th consecutive semifinal on Saturday. Apart from that, both players are also looking to become the oldest and youngest champions at Halle. "It has been a hard year with a lot of practice, training and rehab so I am very happy to be back on the court", he said. "I want to extend this part of my career as much as I can, being careful about details and trying not to make wrong choices that can break this ideal balance which ...