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England Test captain Joe Root says corruption claims 'outrageous' England Test captain Joe Root says corruption claims 'outrageous'
- May 29, 2018

Aneel Munawar, the fixer, revealed to Al Jazeera's investigative reporter how the mafia syndicate had been corrupting Test cricket for years. According to the sting operation, curators at Galle would fix pitches for big sums of money. The BCCI has requested the Union government to formally convey its position with regards to India-Pakistan bilateral cricket series, which is on hold since 2012 due to political tension between the two neighbours. (more...)
Sterling defends assault rifle tattoo
- May 29, 2018

The tattoo of an assault rifle on his right calf clearly visible. 'I made a promise to myself I would never touch a gun in my life'. Many fans of Sterling also took to social media to defend Sterling, and slam the media coverage of English newspaper The Sun . (more...)
Former Houston Rockets' star Mario Elie kicks off Game 7 Former Houston Rockets' star Mario Elie kicks off Game 7
- May 29, 2018

There was nothing inevitable about this outcome. Earlier it looked as if Houston were ready to snap the Golden State-Cleveland monopoly, shrugging off the injury absence of Chris Paul to make a fast start. On the third-quarter impact of point guard Curry specifically, Kerr added: "Not surprising". They didn't have it. Morey's obsession almost played out to perfection. (more...)
IPL 2018: B-Town Congratulates Champions Chennai Super Kings IPL 2018: B-Town Congratulates Champions Chennai Super Kings
- May 29, 2018

Watson, who only scored his first run off the 11th delivery, hit 11 fours and eight sixes. MS Dhoni and his troops at Chennai Super Kings got together for one last time this year as they celebrated their Indian Premier League success in Chennai on Monday. (more...)
Olympique Lyon star Fekir denies being close to Liverpool switch
- May 29, 2018

Lyon finished third in Ligue 1 this season with only big-spending Paris Saint-Germain and Monaco able to finish above them. "It's been a few years of him demonstrating his quality". I know what I'm saying. From there, Fekir has been able to create chances for his team-mates and score plenty of goals . At Liverpool , the system is 4-3-3, with Roberto Firmino at the point of the attack supported by Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane from wide positions. (more...)
‘Fulham must invest to survive in Premier League’ ‘Fulham must invest to survive in Premier League’
- May 29, 2018

He added: "After we missed out on promotion last season, a lot of people wrote us off". Employing similar adventurousness in the Premier League will require additional talent, but adopting the lesson of the clubs from 2017 and sticking with a nucleus of the promotion team could be the most sensible approach. (more...)
Golden State Warriors' Andre Iguodala has second opinion on knee injury, Golden State Warriors' Andre Iguodala has second opinion on knee injury,
- May 29, 2018

The Warriors were down 11 at halftime and faced a first-half deficit as high as 15. "We haven't been in this position before", Curry said after Houston had seized a 3-2 lead. "A big blow for us", Kerr said. "We had a lot of opportunities, a lot of opportunities". Harden shot 36.7 percent from 3-point range during the regular season, but he's shooting an abysmal 26.2 percent from long range during the series, and that number includes a 5-for-9 performance in Game 1 . (more...)
Ramos' 'Dirty Tricks': Thousands Sign Petition Against Real Madrid Captain
- May 29, 2018

Karius made two second-half howlers in Kiev to effectively hand Real Madrid a third successive Champions League trophy. Gareth Bale stole the show with a brace, although Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius played as big a role, with two howlers that cost his team. (more...)
D'Antoni on Chris Paul: 'There's just no way'
- May 29, 2018

Stephen Curry led the way with 14 points in the frame - only one fewer than the Rockets - and hit 4 of 5 3s, including one with 3:58 remaining in the quarter that gave Golden State the lead for good. The Rockets will need to try and figure out a way to survive without Paul. On the other end of the floor, the Warriors erased Houston's record-setting three-point offense. (more...)
There's one big problem with LiAngelo Ball's Warriors workout
- May 29, 2018

When the 20-year-old was on the court, he was extremely productive, averaging 10.2 points, 6.9 rebounds, and 7.2 assists in 34.2 minutes. After getting into some legal trouble in China while there with UCLA, LiAngelo left the school to turn pro and play in Lithuania with the youngest Ball brother, LaMelo. (more...)
Open thread game seven: Houston Rockets versus Golden State Warriors
- May 29, 2018

The victor of tonight's game will advance to face the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals . The Warriors are also dealing with injuries as Kerr said Andre Iguodala, who has missed the last two games with a bruised left leg, is doubtful for Monday's game. (more...)
Unai Emery is close to completing his first signing as Arsenal manager Unai Emery is close to completing his first signing as Arsenal manager
- May 29, 2018

It was obvious he was alone at the club. The former Gunners defender told the Daily Mail on the transfer dilemma facing Emery: "He has to assess whether Arsenal's central defenders are good enough for him". Emery was only appointed as Arsene Wenger's successor on Wednesday but has moved quickly to close out a deal for the Switzerland worldwide. Emery will be hoping to put his research into practice as Arsenal head into next season with their first new manager in over two decades. (more...)
How to watch the Stanley Cup Finals How to watch the Stanley Cup Finals
- May 29, 2018

It's a late hit", Marchessault said. "It could still end up being the biggest futures loss in Las Vegas history", Jim Murphy, an oddsmaker for SportsBettingExperts.com, told Forbes . Reaves didn't score at all in his first 26 games after joining the Knights in a trade, but the rough-and-tumble forward broke through with the winning goal in the Western Conference finals clincher against Winnipeg. (more...)
Liverpool offer to refund tickets after cancelled flights to Champions League final Liverpool offer to refund tickets after cancelled flights to Champions League final
- May 29, 2018

Despite the efforts of the club and Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson to find alternatives, only one flight was able to be rescheduled. In a statement on its website, the company said: "We have exhausted all avenues to try to get landing slots". (more...)
Celtics' Smart looking for rich payday Celtics' Smart looking for rich payday
- May 29, 2018

In an ideal world, Marcus Smart expects a small scale version of Isaiah Thomas' mythical Brinks truck to arrive when he becomes a restricted free agent this summer. This group, we had two really tough injuries - three really tough injuries. They've been very willing to pay for teams that have a chance. "I had a lot of fun leading these guys this year when I had to step up, next year it will play itself out the right way". (more...)
Rudy Giuliani booed by NYY fans on his birthday Rudy Giuliani booed by NYY fans on his birthday
- May 29, 2018

The newest member of Trump's legal team has made the rounds on television news programs, loudly declaring that the president is innocent in the ongoing Russian Federation probe. Unless you're Rudy Giuliani , in which case it's mostly just boos. We'll update this article with video if it surfaces on social media. Giuliani, the former mayor of NY, is now leading Donald Trump's legal defense in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. (more...)
Capitals vs. Golden Knights, Game 1 Capitals vs. Golden Knights, Game 1
- May 29, 2018

The Vegas Golden Knights will try to make history by winning it all in their inaugural season, which would be one of the most wonderful stories in league history, if not all of sports. Pacific (8 p.m ET). At 3 p.m., rapper Lil Jon and feature special guests will host a free concert on Toshiba Plaza. Pacific, with NBC broadcasting the game starting at 5 p.m. (more...)
Scholes slams Salah, Karius for crying against Real Madrid Scholes slams Salah, Karius for crying against Real Madrid
- May 29, 2018

Dejan Lovren has vowed that Liverpool will come back even stronger from their Champions League heartbreak. "I feel this team is growing every day and we will do it", the defender said. "Of course we should be proud of ourselves", Van Dijk told talkSPORT. "At the end, we will grow and I believe in this team that we can do it again next year". (more...)
Balotelli repays faith as Italy sinks Saudis Balotelli repays faith as Italy sinks Saudis
- May 29, 2018

Balotelli's goal came in his first appearance for the national side since the 2014 World Cup, with new Italy boss Roberto Mancini , who managed the striker at both Inter Milan and Manchester City, bringing the Nice man back into the worldwide fold. (more...)
I'm not NextGen anymore, says French Open second seed Alexander Zverev I'm not NextGen anymore, says French Open second seed Alexander Zverev
- May 29, 2018

He won the Monte Carlo, Barcelona, and Rome tournaments. Based on the evidence of the past six weeks, it's resounding. Shapovalov has set his sights on emulating current world number three Alexander Zverev, 21, by heading into major tournaments among the favourites within the next two years. (more...)
Former Ulster and Ireland centre Stuart Olding completes move to French club Former Ulster and Ireland centre Stuart Olding completes move to French club
- May 29, 2018

Former Ulster centre Stuart Olding has signed for French rugby club CA Brive, the club confirmed in a statement on Monday. Selected with the U-20s from Ireland to play in a World Cup and a 6 Nations Tournament, he then has four selections with the XV of Trefoil. (more...)
Anthony Rizzo’s controversial slide leads to two runs Anthony Rizzo’s controversial slide leads to two runs
- May 29, 2018

Diaz turned to fire a throw to first in an attempt to turn a double play. Diaz's throw sailed into right field, allowing two runs to score. Hurdle thinks that more and more catchers will get hurt after seeing the replay of Rizzo's slide. Rizzo himself claimed that some Pirates players had told him they had no issue with the slide. "Just playing hard", Rizzo said ( via NBC Sports Chicago ). (more...)
Liverpool sign midfielder Fabinho for £43.7m from Monaco
- May 29, 2018

It is a great club, the facilities at the club are exceptional", he said. "I will try to create my own history at this football club". Hopefully, on a personal level, I'm able to win titles. "I hope to grow, learn and become a part of the history of Liverpool ". "We have signed a fantastic player, but someone who is an equally fantastic person I think". (more...)
Salah to start treatment in Spain on Tuesday
- May 29, 2018

The 24-year-old German threw the ball into Real forward Karim Benzema and it bounced back into the net for the opening goal . He then allowed Gareth Bale's harmless shot to squirm through his hands for Real's third goal in the closing minutes. (more...)
Warriors rule out Iguodala for Game 7 against Rockets Warriors rule out Iguodala for Game 7 against Rockets
- May 29, 2018

The Rockets had 39 points in the first quarter of game six. "I think it's a game-time decision", D'Antoni added. But the Rockets' odds will no longer be neck-and-neck to close out the series at home in game 7 with Paul's health in question. (more...)
Liverpool Schedule Meeting With Ligue 1 Giants For Nabil Fekir Liverpool Schedule Meeting With Ligue 1 Giants For Nabil Fekir
- May 29, 2018

Reports in France had initially stated an agreement between the clubs was in the pipeline, however those claims turned out to be premature. On a more speculative note, news agency EFE, as reported by America TV , claim that the ex-Roma man has spoken to his family on Sunday to tell them that he will still be fit enough to travel to Russian Federation. (more...)
Stunner! Defending French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko out on Day 1 Stunner! Defending French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko out on Day 1
- May 28, 2018

Williams appeared to be getting back into her match when she grabbed a 3-0 lead in the second set. Not since Anastasia Myskina lost in the opening round of the 2005 tournament has the French Open lost its women's champion so early. That came in Nuremberg last week, her first appearance on the tour since February because of a right knee injury. "And then you go to the match and try to be positive, but everything goes not your way, and you still try to be positive, but then you lose the ... (more...)
Froome wins Giro d'Italia to complete Triple Crown Froome wins Giro d'Italia to complete Triple Crown
- May 28, 2018

Froome, who crossed the finish line with his hands on the shoulders of Sky team mates, won the Tour de France and Vuelta a Espana previous year and his success at the Giro was built on a remarkable performance in Friday's 19th stage which put him in full control to win the Maglia Rosa . (more...)
Bucks player says he tried to stay calm during arrest Bucks player says he tried to stay calm during arrest
- May 28, 2018

Police Chief Alfonso Morales personally apologized to Brown last month when he went to the Bucks' practice facility to show him the video. "This experience with the Milwaukee Police Department has forced me to stand up and tell my story so that I can help prevent these injustices from happening in the future". (more...)
Mane sends 300 Liverpool jerseys to home village in Senegal Mane sends 300 Liverpool jerseys to home village in Senegal
- May 28, 2018

The Madrid squad have wealth of experience. He said to me: "'This time, do not be 3-0 down!'" Mane knows everyone will be watching the Champions League final against Real Madrid . Take a bow, Sadio Mane . It will not be easy. "They have scored 90 goals between them, and they are the reason we are where we are". "I was watching in my village". (more...)

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