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Shahid Afridi replaces Eoin Morgan as ICC World XI captain against WI Shahid Afridi replaces Eoin Morgan as ICC World XI captain against WI
- May 30, 2018

The one off game will be played on May 31 to raise the funds for the redevelopment of the stadia in the Caribbean Islands which were damaged due to hurricanes past year. He remarked that he has been a part of several World XI sides before. From India, Dinesh Karthik and Hardik Pandya were initially named in the side. (more...)
Lewandowski 'needs a change' after four years at Bayern Lewandowski 'needs a change' after four years at Bayern
- May 30, 2018

Lewandowski's agent was the man behind Neymar's enormous move to PSG and has been hired by the 29-year-old to negotiate a deal away from the Bundesliga champions. Lewandowski was crowned the Bundesliga's top scorer for the third time in five seasons taking his tally to 180 total goals in Germany's top flight as he won his sixth league title. (more...)
Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova win in French Open
- May 30, 2018

I had a baby but I am so happy to be back. In women's play, two-time Grand Slam victor Garbine Muguruza got back to winning ways in Paris by beating Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova, another former Roland Garros champion. The Spaniard saved three set points from 6-3 down in the tie-break before prevailing in damp conditions. 80th win: Rafael Nadal celebrates victory over Italy's Simone Bolelli. (more...)
Canadian NFL player becomes first doctor in league history
- May 30, 2018

A starting offensive guard for the Chiefs since 2015, Duvernay-Tardif was heavily invested in his continued education in the offseason near his home in Montreal. "I made an official request, but there are some rules in place so we'll see what happens", he said. For all of those who sometimes doubt that I really want to be here because I've got a medical degree, having a really strong Plan B and still playing football shows how much I really love the game. (more...)
Chelsea turn attentions away from Sarri in search for new manager Chelsea turn attentions away from Sarri in search for new manager
- May 30, 2018

Though Conte remains employed by Chelsea after a disappointing season, Sarri's sacking by Napoli earlier in the month left many under the assumption that it was only a matter of time before he moved to the Premier League. "He did well with Empoli and, above all, Napoli ". Speaking to Sky Sport on Monday, Juventus vice-chairman Nedved offered a noncommittal response when asked about Higuain's future. (more...)
76ers' Bryan Colangelo Used 5 Twitter Accounts to Criticize Players, Coaches, Execs 76ers' Bryan Colangelo Used 5 Twitter Accounts to Criticize Players, Coaches, Execs
- May 30, 2018

Yahoo Sports reported Colangelo was standing by his statement to The Ringer . Colangelo reportedly called Embiid and denied the allegations, per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. "If true, though, that would be really bad". After the initial offering, Embiid turned his attention to former Sixers front office head Sam Hinkie , leaning heavily into the bit by tweeting at one of Colangelo's alleged accounts. (more...)
Serena Williams makes victorious return to Roland Garros
- May 30, 2018

And, yes, the victory. "I had a lot of problems with [blood clots]-I don't know how many I have had in the past 12 months", she said. "It just kind of expands that, and I really, really embrace it". Trailing 2-0 in the second set and again fighting some mental demons, the 24-year-old pulled herself together to progress to a second-round meeting with American Bernarda Pera. (more...)
Boston Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts likely out until Thursday Boston Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts likely out until Thursday
- May 30, 2018

After Hector Velazquez loaded the bases in the first three batters he faced in the ninth inning, he forced one fly out while Kimbrel retired the final two batters for his 17th save of the season. The Blue Jays mustered a feeble attack against Porcello, who pitched as if it were April again. The Red Sox quickly responded with a monster solo home run by Xander Bogaerts against Biagini, then two more on a Leon homer in the eighth. (more...)
IPL 2018: Amul presents Chennai’s winning picture IPL 2018: Amul presents Chennai’s winning picture
- May 30, 2018

Chennai Super Kings had kept their prime gun for the final, as Shane Watson showed up a century at the right time for his team . After a slow start, it fell to New Zealander Kane Williamson (47) and former India all-rounder Yusuf Pathan (45*) to contribute runs to the Sunrisers, who batted first. (more...)
European Judo Union condemns Sergio Ramos challenge on Mohamed Salah European Judo Union condemns Sergio Ramos challenge on Mohamed Salah
- May 30, 2018

So far, almost 500,000 people have signed the petition calling for football's governing bodies to take action. Instead of winning matches fairly, he uses tricks that defy the spirit of the game and fair play. Salah tweeted on Sunday that he remained " confident " of being available for Egypt's World Cup campaign in Russian Federation, and on Monday evening it was confirmed he will head to Spain. (more...)
Auburn guard Mustapha Heron to transfer after withdrawing from draft Auburn guard Mustapha Heron to transfer after withdrawing from draft
- May 30, 2018

Heron will try to find a school closer to his Waterbury, Conn., home and his mother, Thalia Heron, who is ill after suffering a "massive concussion", according to Adam Zagoria of ZagsBlog . The return of Harper is a big boost, as the rising junior was an AP All-SEC Second-Team Selection last season after averaging 13.2 points, 5.4 assists, 2.4 rebounds and 1.2 steals per game for the Tigers. (more...)
Powerful photo shows Braves fan shielding JROTC member from rain Powerful photo shows Braves fan shielding JROTC member from rain
- May 30, 2018

The picture posted to the Braves' Twitter account shows a fan holding an umbrella over the head of a Marine Corps JROTC member to keep him dry during the rainy day. "#RespectOurMilitary", the fan tweeted. The Braves dedicated this chair in Suntrust Park previous year to remember the servicemen and women who remain unaccounted for since World War I. (more...)
Mourinho begins Manchester United revamp with Dalot signing
- May 30, 2018

The reports also conclude that the club is close to announcing the wide defender as their first signing of the summer transfer window, with the deal likely to be confirmed within the week. Dalot will compete with Antonio Valencia for the right-back slot at Old Trafford. FC Porto though, have been doing all they can to retain Diogo Dalot , despite their urgent need for revenue in order to comply with FFP regulations. (more...)
Former Bears WR Brandon Marshall signs with Seahawks Former Bears WR Brandon Marshall signs with Seahawks
- May 30, 2018

Since entering the National Football League in 2006, Marshall has been one of the most productive wide receivers. But if Marshall isn't healthy enough to be the No. Marshall spent last season with the New York Giants , but played in only five games after suffering a season-ending ankle injury against the Chargers. (more...)
Serena Williams makes fashion statement in Grand Slam return Serena Williams makes fashion statement in Grand Slam return
- May 30, 2018

I have been wearing trousers in general a lot when I play so I can keep, you know, the blood circulation going. 'It's a fun suit, but it's also functional so I can play without any problems'. So I was just winging it. She's a genuine champion. "All the moms out there that had a tough pregnancy and have to come back and try to be fierce, in [the] middle of everything". (more...)
Why Serena Williams wore a catsuit to the French Open
- May 30, 2018

Ranked No. 453 in the world, Williams won her opening round match at the French Open Tuesday against world No. 70 Kristyna Pliskova . Pliskova assumed early control with a break in the second set, but Williams refused to be dictated to and fought back. (more...)
Manchester United nearing deal for Porto full-back Diogo Dalot Manchester United nearing deal for Porto full-back Diogo Dalot
- May 30, 2018

Dalot broke into Porto's first team back in February and played in his side's 0-0 draw at Liverpool in the Champions League first knockout round, but has only made seven appearances for the Portugese side in total. Mourinho is said to be in the market for a left-back and another central midfielder. But he's extremely highly-rated in Portugal and attracted interest from a number of European clubs including Juventus and Napoli in Italy and the Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona. (more...)
Raheem Sterling Defends Gun Tattoo After Criticism Raheem Sterling Defends Gun Tattoo After Criticism
- May 30, 2018

I shoot with my right foot so it has a deeper meaning [and it's] still unfinished'. Sterling has always been a target of ire for some sections of the English media, with this debacle the latest in a long line of slights that have been aimed at him. (more...)
LeBron, Cavs pull away to beat Celtics in Game 7 LeBron, Cavs pull away to beat Celtics in Game 7
- May 30, 2018

From Jeff Green (19 points in Game 7 ) to Tristan Thompson (nine rebounds) to George Hill (plus-24 rating) and J.R. Smith (12 points), the Cavs couldn't get there without contributions from the "others", as Shaquille O'Neal always describes role players. (more...)
How Cavs Winning NBA Finals Could Cost Browns Safety Millions Of Dollars
- May 29, 2018

It's been just under three months since the Green Bay Packers traded Damarious Randall to the Cleveland Browns , but the cornerback already has plenty of pride in his new city. Randall is a Steph Curry fan and tweeted his support for the Golden State Warriors . The Cavs are big underdogs in their series against the Warriors, but this is a bold promise, even if you ignore the fact that Randall is poking the bear by openly rooting against a Cleveland team while playing for the Browns. (more...)
Not all players hate it in Foxboro. Some actually have a 'blast' Not all players hate it in Foxboro. Some actually have a 'blast'
- May 29, 2018

Marsh, who was claimed off waivers last season and subsequently signed to a $7.7 million extension, spoke with the San Francisco Chronicle about the love and loyalty he feels for his current team. He said he hopes he remains with the team for the rest of his career. Marsh, who has received negative feedback from Patriots fans on social media, responded to them with a video posted to Reddit. (more...)
Receiver Brandon Marshall signs with Seahawks
- May 29, 2018

While 710 ESPN Seattle's Brock Huard stated at the time that Seattle's interest in Marshall was very real , rumors settled after the Seahawks entered their first week of OTAs without signing the veteran receiver. The 6-feet-4, 229-pound Marshall has recorded at least 1,000 yards every year from 2007 to 2013 and is a six-time Pro Bowler. The Giants then also had a coaching staff overhaul, firing head coach Ben McAdoo and replacing him with Pat Shurmur. (more...)
ATP Roland Garros: Rafael Nadal edges Bolelli. Shapovalov shines on debut ATP Roland Garros: Rafael Nadal edges Bolelli. Shapovalov shines on debut
- May 29, 2018

Bolelli, a lucky loser, was in imperious form as he carved out four set points with some stunning play around the court - including some delicate drop shots. Her return to tennis came earlier this year but she entered the French Open on a two-match losing streak and with no clay matches under her belt. In women's play, two-time Grand Slam victor Garbine Muguruza got back to winning ways in Paris by beating Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova, another former Roland Garros champion. (more...)
The Warriors are colossal betting favorites over LeBron, the Cavs
- May 29, 2018

The NBA Finals get underway Friday morning (2am BST) and O'Neal believes Golden State will make a fast start to put them in full control. Hamilton coached James Jones when the two were at the University of Miami, and he coached Okaro White when he played at FSU. (more...)
Golden Knights edge Capitals in 10 Golden Knights edge Capitals in 10
- May 29, 2018

It was the 17th playoff goal of Carlson's career, breaking a tie with Kevin Hatcher for most playoff goals by a defenseman in Capitals' history. Holtby stood strong between the pipes, but eventually surrendered the game to the Golden Knights . (more...)
Serena Williams battles past Kristyna Pliskova to kick off comeback Serena Williams battles past Kristyna Pliskova to kick off comeback
- May 29, 2018

Williams has faced Pliskova's twin sister Karolina twice before and lost on their most recent meeting, in the semi-finals of the US Open back in 2016. WIlliams missed the subsequent three Grand Slams in 2017 due to her pregnancy, seeing her WTA ranking drop to 453rd in the world. Cilic, a runner-up at the Australian Open earlier this year, led 6-3, 5-4 when their first-round match was stopped. (more...)
Lyon in no rush to sell Fekir to Liverpool Lyon in no rush to sell Fekir to Liverpool
- May 29, 2018

Aulas said: "There is no information contrary to what I mentioned in the last match". The outspoken chief also reiterated that any team would have to be "very, very rich to sign Nabil Fekir this year". The Reds are looking to get some transfer business done early, both to ensure Jurgen Klopp has as many options at his disposal throughout pre-season and to avoid the delays which will happen over the World Cup . (more...)
Acadie-Bathurst wins Memorial Cup, beating Regina 3-0 Acadie-Bathurst wins Memorial Cup, beating Regina 3-0
- May 29, 2018

Shaun Semple, chair of the 100th Memorial Cup , said tickets are already sold out for the final game. Asselin almost made it a two-goal lead shortly after when he picked up the puck from a Nick Henry turnover and hit the post. He had a 2-2 record. "It was a big goal at the right time", Paddock said. Acadie-Bathurst Titan players celebrate after defeating the Regina Pats 3-0 in the Memorial Cup hockey final, Sunday, May 27, 2018, in Regina, Saskatchewan. (more...)
Serena Williams’ French Open Outfit Is Going Viral Serena Williams’ French Open Outfit Is Going Viral
- May 29, 2018

Wang Qiang won 2-0. Wang pulled off a first-round shock on Suzanne-Lenglen Court, beating the ninth seed 6-4 7-5 on a warm Sunday in Paris. The 36-year-old hasn't played in a major tennis tournament since winning the Australian Open in January 2017 - while pregnant with daughter Alexis Ohanian Jr. (more...)
‘FIFA 18’ Predicts the World Cup Finalists ‘FIFA 18’ Predicts the World Cup Finalists
- May 29, 2018

Every World Cup team is now in the game with their fully licensed kits and squads. "Regarding Salah, the reality is that no-one is happy when a colleague suffers an injury, even more so when that happens in a match as it did, just before a World Cup", the Barcelona star told a news conference on Monday. (more...)

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