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Twitter explodes as England crushed India Twitter explodes as England crushed India
- August 14, 2018

India losing the 2nd Specsavers' Test against England at Lord's yesterday is clearly the biggest news going around among cricketing circles right now. "It was very impressive from the bowling department, but there are still question marks with the batting". "I was gutted when that rain arrived, " Broad said. (more...)
Pogba says he needs more support to stay at Manchester United Pogba says he needs more support to stay at Manchester United
- August 14, 2018

However, a post on Pogba's Instagram account shortly after the game fuelled continuing speculation that he is still far from settled at Old Trafford. Pogba was also asked about the contrast playing for Red Devils and Les Bleus. "And wearing this, it's even more because of the past, because of the players that played here, the people that have been wearing this". "I'd like to know what he thinks he can't say, but he is still a Manchester United player", Brown said. (more...)
ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski rips NCAA for changing rules without consulting National Basketball Association ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski rips NCAA for changing rules without consulting National Basketball Association
- August 11, 2018

The NBA's current rules require USA players to be 19 years old and one year removed from high school, which has led to many elite high school players using college basketball as a one-year waypoint before turning pro. Schools would be required to provided tuition, fees and books assistance to players who left early and wanted to return to school within 10 years. The belief in National Basketball Association circles is that the earliest such a change would go into effect is for the 2021 ... (more...)
Cam Newton, Kelvin Benjamin Have Confrontation Before Game Cam Newton, Kelvin Benjamin Have Confrontation Before Game
- August 11, 2018

Newton then motioned to Davis to leave and proceeded to follow Benjamin around while talking to him with his hands behind his back for a few moments. Anybody! Quarterbacks with knowledge, who know how to place a ball and give you a better chance to catch the ball. (more...)
Ben Stokes trial: soldier grabbed metal bar after knockout punch Ben Stokes trial: soldier grabbed metal bar after knockout punch
- August 09, 2018

Spure told the court. On Monday's opening day of the trial, jurors saw footage of Stokes, 27, brawling with 27-year-old Ryan Ali and Ryan Hale, 28, outside Mbargo in the early hours of September 25 last year. "I got a little frightened so closed the window and went back to bed". "I made a decision to intervene and asked Ryan Ali and Ryan Hale to stop abusing Kai and William". (more...)
Lyon continue to hope to convince Barcelona into a Yerry Mina deal Lyon continue to hope to convince Barcelona into a Yerry Mina deal
- August 07, 2018

According to Sport Witness , Het Laatste Nieuws reports Toby "absolutely wants to leave Spurs " and the Red Devils are hopeful the claimed £65m deal can be completed before the transfer window shuts. FC Barcelona's Sporting director responded to Mina's complaint about more game time by saying, " Yerry had a great World Cup, he will come here and we believe in him, that's why he's here". (more...)
Urban Meyer aware of abuse allegations in 2015: Fired OSU coach Urban Meyer aware of abuse allegations in 2015: Fired OSU coach
- August 05, 2018

Meyer admitted that he did not handle the situation correctly during Big Ten media days, saying that his job is to be "clear, compassionate and, most of all, completely accurate". How convenient that nearly simultaneously to Meyer's statement being released on Friday, Zach Smith did an interview with ESPN in which he used words like "honest" and "heartfelt" to describe Meyer's statement. (more...)
Little cheer for Mourinho with Liverpool defeat, Matic news Little cheer for Mourinho with Liverpool defeat, Matic news
- July 31, 2018

Though he will sit out the match with Champions League holders Real Madrid at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Dalot thinks that his team may be able to spring a victory in Florida. "If it is not possible, we keep fighting and working and believing in the players that we have". Already deprived of more than half of his first-choice starting XI because of World Cup commitments, injuries have now decimated his squad and Mourinho is anxious as he moves towards the start of the serious ... (more...)
LeBron regrets pressuring son by naming him LeBron Jr LeBron regrets pressuring son by naming him LeBron Jr
- July 30, 2018

The NBA superstar - who left the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Los Angeles Lakers earlier this month - is producing and appearing on a talk show for HBO called The Shop , according to The Hollywood Reporter . I love that he knows all of Bronny's teammates and goes full "basketball dad" at these games, going insane in the stands and cheering for his son's team. (more...)
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says making Jose Mourinho smile 'doesn't happen often' Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says making Jose Mourinho smile 'doesn't happen often'
- July 29, 2018

In the build-up to the match against Liverpool , Mourinho took aim at the club's £176million summer spent, and he had another little dig shortly before kick-off. "That's the situation. We're ambitious, we've never said something different". "I could not imagine that the world would change like that - two and a half years ago, £100 million was insane money, since then the world obviously changed since then". (more...)
FIFA Best Coach award shortlist: Southgate alongside Guardiola Deschamps Zidane FIFA Best Coach award shortlist: Southgate alongside Guardiola Deschamps Zidane
- July 26, 2018

Other inclusions are Lionel Messi , Raphael Varane and Antoine Griezmann - while Neymar is the big name exclusion from the list following his injury-hit campaign for PSG, along with his diving antics at the World Cup . Last year's victor Cristiano Ronaldo also makes the list, as with Barcelona's Lionel Messi . Completing the shortlist are Diego Simeone of Atletico Madrid, Barcelona's double victor Ernesto Valverde and Zinedine Zidane , who stepped down after taking Real to a ... (more...)
Someone Close To Kawhi Leonard Believes He’ll ‘Fall In Love With Toronto’ Someone Close To Kawhi Leonard Believes He’ll ‘Fall In Love With Toronto’
- July 24, 2018

The Spurs decided they were done fielding offers and pulled the trigger on a Kawhi Leonard trade early Wednesday morning, sending the disgruntled forward (along with Danny Green ) to the Raptors in exchange for DeMar DeRozan , Jakob Poeltl and a protected first-round pick. (more...)
Formula One: Hamilton keeps German GP victory despite stewards summons Formula One: Hamilton keeps German GP victory despite stewards summons
- July 23, 2018

I just wanted to stay collected, stay calm, " said Hamilton, adding defiantly: "For those who don't know me, now you do". It marked Hamilton's fourth win of the season, the lowest position on the grid from which he has triumphed, and allowed him to re-take the lead of the standings, 17 points clear of Vettel. (more...)
Monchi claims Roma do not 'lack ambition' after agreeing to sell Alisson Monchi claims Roma do not 'lack ambition' after agreeing to sell Alisson
- July 22, 2018

At a time when announcing transfers has become an industry unto itself, this week saw a rather anticlimactic end to rumours surrounding AS Roma goalkeeper Alisson Becker . I don't understand that 100%. Alisson began his career at Internacional in his homeland of Brazil. Alisson's save percentage of 79.3%, the best in Serie A, was only bettered by de Gea among first-choice Premier League goalkeepers last season. (more...)
Carmelo Anthony trade grades: Thunder win big; Hawks, 76ers accomplish their goals Carmelo Anthony trade grades: Thunder win big; Hawks, 76ers accomplish their goals
- July 20, 2018

Anthony has told people for more than a week that he expects to wind up with the Rockets , according to a league source. The Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed to trade Carmelo Anthony and a protected 2022 first round pick to the Atlanta Hawks for Dennis Schroder . (more...)
Joe Hart: Pep Guardiola wants 'solution' for Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart: Pep Guardiola wants 'solution' for Manchester City goalkeeper
- July 20, 2018

The 31-year-old is third choice behind Ederson and Claudio Bravo, and there appears little chance of him playing. Riyad Mahrez , who joined from Leicester City last week, was also on the flight, ready for his club debut in the friendly with Borussia Dortmund at Soldier Field on Friday. (more...)
Tour de France - John Degenkolb dedicates emotional victory to friend Tour de France - John Degenkolb dedicates emotional victory to friend
- July 19, 2018

The BMC Racing rider, who also crashed out of the Tour previous year, was one of the main contenders to finish on the podium in Paris. Greg Van Avermaet , the Rio Olympic road race champion, went into Wednesday with the yellow jersey and a 2:22 lead, which he had tripled on the first mountain day Tuesday. (more...)
Jabari Parker signs with Chicago Bulls Jabari Parker signs with Chicago Bulls
- July 19, 2018

Agent Mark Bartelstein confirmed the deal Saturday, July 14, 2018, after the Bucks rescinded their qualifying offer. The Bulls are on the verge of agreeing to a deal with free agent forward Jabari Parker , according to league sources . (more...)
French celebrate World Cup Victory in Paris French celebrate World Cup Victory in Paris
- July 18, 2018

France's team players celebrate with the trophy and greet their fans while parading down the Champs-Elysee avenue in Paris , on Monday after winning the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup final football match. The Arc de Triomphe was awash in the national colours, lit with the rooster symbol, the faces of the winning team and the words "Proud to be Blue", or French. (more...)
Viewing of World Cup Final at Pula Arena Viewing of World Cup Final at Pula Arena
- July 16, 2018

France´s forward Antoine Griezmann holds a press conference in Istra on July 13, 2018, two days before the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup final between France and Croatia. In particular, Kylian Mbappe has great speed and is very deadly with the ball in the box. We have nine players who were there at the Euros and what happened then should make us grow. (more...)
Croatia winger Ivan Perisic could miss the World Cup final against France Croatia winger Ivan Perisic could miss the World Cup final against France
- July 16, 2018

France are the bookmakers' favorite to win. "It's me that scored", Umtiti said, "but we all delivered a big game". "But he knew what to do, he left very little waste". "I can improve and get better and better". France have been there and done that although no player in the current squad has lifted the World Cup. "At the back, Rafael Varane is close for me to being Player of the Tournament". (more...)
Belgium beat England to claim third place in World Cup Belgium beat England to claim third place in World Cup
- July 15, 2018

The win marked the Red Devils' best finish at the World Cup finals since their fourth place position in Mexico 1986. "Obviously I'm disappointed I couldn't get a goal in the last few games", he said. Two exhausted and disappointed teams playing in heat with the crowd dominated by neutral Russian fans was never going to be a recipe for a thriller but Belgium made a flying start. (more...)
Top five epic matches between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic Top five epic matches between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic
- July 14, 2018

He is one of the more complex players that I ever saw on our sport, it Is always a big test. Strokes of Genius is a world-class documentary capturing the historic 13-year rivalry between tennis icons Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal . A match which has gone down in the record books as the longest Grand Slam final, lasting five hours and 53 minutes - and finishing at 1.37am - before Djokovic prevailed. (more...)
Novak Djokovic breaks Kei Nishikori's resistance to reach Wimbledon semis Novak Djokovic breaks Kei Nishikori's resistance to reach Wimbledon semis
- July 14, 2018

It will be the Serbian's first appearance in the last four at a grand slam since finishing as runner-up at the US Open in 2016. The former world number one lost his serve in the seventh game, too, but Khachanov simply could not take advantage and Djokovic made no mistake by claiming his first set point when it arrived. (more...)
Chelsea sack manager Antonio Conte after two years in charge Chelsea sack manager Antonio Conte after two years in charge
- July 14, 2018

He is set to be replaced by former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri , according to reports. Maurizio Sarri is expected to be announced as Chelsea manager in the coming days after Antonio Conte was finally relieved of his duties by Chelsea this week after months of enduring a loveless marriage in which neither party was willing to file the divorce papers. (more...)
Wimbledon: Federer and Williams show age is nothing but a number Wimbledon: Federer and Williams show age is nothing but a number
- July 08, 2018

That direction is into the third round without dropping a set, although the 25th seed is yet to be truly tested, despite a trickier first-round encounter against Arantxa Rus. "I think (what's) important when you want to serve well is your point-for-point mentality, saying, maybe, 'The first point is as important as a break point, ' so the concentration is the same", Federer explained. (more...)
Will Messi quit the global stage after Argentina World Cup pain? Will Messi quit the global stage after Argentina World Cup pain?
- July 04, 2018

Russian Federation are hoping for a World Cup miracle on Sunday as the host nation take on 2010 winners Spain for a place in the quarter-finals after Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi exited the tournament. Later on Saturday, two-time World Cup champions Uruguay battle reigning European champions Portugal as slim +180 chalk, while Sunday's action has Spain taking on host nation Russian Federation as a heavy -180 bet, and the surprising squad from Croatia clashing with Denmark ... (more...)
Julius Randle an unrestricted free agent after Lakers renounce his rights Julius Randle an unrestricted free agent after Lakers renounce his rights
- July 03, 2018

He averaged a career-high 16.1 points previous year to go with 8 rebounds per game. Another free-agent acquisition made by the Lakers since the signing of LeBron James is JaVale McGee . Depth was a concern at the position. James told Los Angeles executives this week he likes Ball's game and "is excited to play with him", according to ESPN. (more...)
Neymar shines as Brazil beat Mexico to reach World Cup quarters Neymar shines as Brazil beat Mexico to reach World Cup quarters
- July 03, 2018

With the match going back and forth, the victor came on 51 minutes off a lovely bit of play by Neymar . For Mexico , the defeat is no doubt a big disappointment for a talented group of players and millions of fans around the country who, after a promising start to the tournament, had dared to dream that El Tri could go farther in Russian Federation 2018 than the team had ever gone before. (more...)
Croatia vs Denmark - Preview, Live Match | 01 Jul 2018 Croatia vs Denmark - Preview, Live Match | 01 Jul 2018
- July 02, 2018

Free-flowing Croatia romped through the group stage with three wins out of three, setting up the last-16 clash with the Danes at the same Nizhny Novgorod Stadium where nine days ago they stunned Lionel Messi's Argentina 3-0. Sime Vrsaljko, 6 . Dejan Lovren , 21. But Hareide insists today's encounter will not just be a case of Denmark's tight defence against Croatia's unsafe attack. (more...)
'Proud' Sweden coach revels in last 16 qualification 'Proud' Sweden coach revels in last 16 qualification
- July 01, 2018

Mexico's desperate late efforts proved unnecessary, as South Korea gave them a helping hand to the last 16 with their stunning win over Germany . For Granqvist it was his second goal from the spot in the tournament, after he also scored on a penalty kick against South Korea . (more...)
Belgium defeats England 1-0 to win Group G amidst questionable stakes Belgium defeats England 1-0 to win Group G amidst questionable stakes
- June 30, 2018

There has even been some talk that England might have an easier route at the World Cup if they lose in Kaliningrad. What happens if England win or lose? Southgate labelled the Colombia match England's "biggest game for a decade", so was comfortable defending himself when asked if he had a responsibility to fans and the tournament to have winning matches as his top priority. (more...)
India vs Ireland, 2nd T20I: Everything you need to know India vs Ireland, 2nd T20I: Everything you need to know
- June 30, 2018

Starting today India begin their tour of Ireland with the first T20 worldwide of the two-match series set to be played at 8:30pm IST. The match can also be streamed live on the SonyLiv app. Destructive T20 batsman Raina might get the nod ahead of Karthik despite the latter's recent showings in the shortest format of the game. Earlier, put into bat, India had a new look opening pair with captain Virat Kohli and KL Rahul taking the crease, as the team management looked to give ... (more...)
Germany's emotional state after their World Cup exit Germany's emotional state after their World Cup exit
- June 29, 2018

Southgate said he had had no preference about who his team would line up against in the last 16, even after Japan surprised by finishing second in Group H and will now face Belgium while England face Colombia. After the game, the German players had no option but to pack their bags and exit Russian Federation. Theresa May is back in Brussels today for a summit of European Union leaders, just hours ahead of a clash between England and Belgium on the football pitch. (more...)
Germany in shock as defending champions eliminated Germany in shock as defending champions eliminated
- June 29, 2018

Germany went into the game knowing that a win by two clear goals would have seen them into the last 16. Then yesterday, the four-time winners were defeated in the most dramatic turn of events against South Korea , conceding two in stoppage time and rather embarrassingly finishing bottom of Group F on goal difference. (more...)

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