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Tillerson urges negotiation to end Gulf crisis but Saudis say no

Tillerson urges negotiation to end Gulf crisis but Saudis say no

His Saudi counterpart Adel al-Jubeir, who is also in Washington, was unbudging on Tuesday over the three-week-old dispute, which has left Qatar, a United States ally, isolated under a trade and diplomatic embargo set by its Gulf Arab neighbours.


Westbrook earns NBA MVP award over Harden, James

Westbrook earns NBA MVP award over Harden, James

Westbrook's remarkable feat had previously been accomplished by Oscar Robertson during the 1961-62 season. Beating out the likes of James Harden and Kawhi Leonard for the award, the Oklahoma City point guard won, in convincing fashion, the MVP trophy after averaging a triple-double the entire National Basketball Association season.



Florida and LSU ready for CWS championship series

Before tonight, the University of Florida had won a total of five combined national titles in football and basketball. "Duck Dynasty" just ended its run after 11 seasons. In the Gators' 31 previous CWS games, only one of their pitchers struck out nine. Both are team highs for head coach Kevin O'Sullivan. Things got interesting after Michael Byrne relieved Dyson in the seventh.


England beat South Africa and win T20 series without captain Eoin Morgan

England beat South Africa and win T20 series without captain Eoin Morgan

About the next cricket world cup which will take place in England in two years' time. Malan, who will turn 30 in just over two months, admitted he thought his chance of playing worldwide cricket may have gone. The second drop catch off Chris Morris (0-24). I had a chat with Adam Voges, who played later for Australia. Born in the London suburb of Roehampton, Malan's debut was all the more special for being made against the country where he grew up.



Golden Knights Ask Fans for Input on Which Blackhawks Player to Pick

The league is in a freeze until Thursday at 8 a.m., and the Golden Knights are the only trade partner for the 30 other NHL clubs during that time. But it's unlikely the two would consider joining an expansion team at this point in their respective careers. The Golden Knights may only claim one player per National Hockey League team.


Melbourne Cup winner Payne to face stewards in doping case

Melbourne Cup winner Payne to face stewards in doping case

Racing Victoria said stewards received a report from Racing Analytical Services Limited confirming the presence of Phentermine , an appetite suppressant and banned substance in accordance with Australian Rule of Racing 81B, in the sample provided.