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Roger Federer finds Wimbledon 2018 opener ‘nerve-racking’ Roger Federer finds Wimbledon 2018 opener ‘nerve-racking’
- July 02, 2018

I feel like equality, that's all I've been preaching; it's all about equality . At a pre-tournament press conference on Sunday, she said that, far from being a hindrance, motherhood had been a boost to her competitive instinct. The seven-times Wimbledon champion was out when an anti-doping official arrived at her house at 8.30am on June 14 - 12 hours outside the allotted daily window she had previously agreed on her athlete whereabouts form. (more...)
Sung Hyun Park wins KPMG Women's PGA Championship in playoff Sung Hyun Park wins KPMG Women's PGA Championship in playoff
- July 02, 2018

Ryu's biggest mistake of the day came on the 17th hole in regulation when she rinsed her approach into a breeze on the penultimate par 3, one of three closing holes known as "The Gauntlet". The 24-year-old Park became the sixth South Korean to win multiple majors, joining Inbee Park (7), Se Ri Pak (5), In Gee Chun (2), Jiyai Shin (2) and Ryu (2). (more...)
Liverpool, Man United want to sign 25-year-old Premier League star Liverpool, Man United want to sign 25-year-old Premier League star
- July 02, 2018

According to Mirror citing Sport1, United, Liverpool and Arsenal are all interested in signing the South Korean attacker. United fans will hope this deal can be struck as they look to close the gap on Manchester City next season, whilst also ideally weakening the likes of Spurs who could also be in the title mix. (more...)
South Korea Team Pelted With Eggs After Returning From The World Cup South Korea Team Pelted With Eggs After Returning From The World Cup
- July 02, 2018

England may have wanted to avoid Germany in the latter stages but, when asked about their exit, Southgate said: I don't think it has any bearing on us. They will inevitably point to the disallowed penalty in the highly-charged 2-1 defeat to Switzerland when Aleksandar Mitrovic was wrestled to the ground as the point when their World Cup went awry. (more...)
Stephen Jackson blasts LeBron James with grave accusation Stephen Jackson blasts LeBron James with grave accusation
- July 02, 2018

To make up the needed amount of money they would have to send to Cleveland, that would nearly surely mean the Rockets would have to trade Eric Gordon (due $13.5 million next season) P.J. Jackson also went after James' injured right hand, which the former thinks is just a form of excuse by the superstar. It was reported on Monday night that Gary Payton, a former National Basketball Association all-star point guard, told media outlets that LeBron James Jr. (more...)
How LeBron James Made Decision To Reportedly Agree To Deal With Lakers How LeBron James Made Decision To Reportedly Agree To Deal With Lakers
- July 02, 2018

This is a developing story. Playing in one of the league's most desirable markets with plenty of cap space and valuable trade assets, James could be joined by other stars either this year or next. When the free agency period begins on Sunday morning, LeBron James or any of his representatives will not have an in-person meeting with Cleveland Cavaliers officials, according to a report by ESPN's Dave McMenamin . (more...)
Keita to wear Gerrard's historic number Keita to wear Gerrard's historic number
- July 02, 2018

Keita, who will train with the squad next Monday for the first time since he signed for a reported £48million ($63.4million) from Bundesliga outfit RB Leipzig previous year, told LFCTV he was astonished when he realised it would be Gerrard presenting him with the shirt when he visited the club last August after the deal was agreed. (more...)
Reported Manchester United target Milinkovic-Savic wants Liverpool’s Grujic at Lazio Reported Manchester United target Milinkovic-Savic wants Liverpool’s Grujic at Lazio
- July 02, 2018

Milinkovic-Savic's current club values him at around €100 million. Things have changed now, however, and that is due to the involvement of super agent Jorge Mendes. " Juventus is a great team, at the top in Italy ". "Then we'll see whether I stay or go, it depends on President Lotito and sporting director [Igli] Tare". (more...)
LeBron James bound for Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James bound for Los Angeles Lakers
- July 02, 2018

James' camp also met with the Philadelphia 76ers and was in touch with the Cleveland Cavaliers . However, James is the first superstar to land with the Lakers since free agency began this offseason, but that could be about to change. Earlier Sunday, James had contact with the Cleveland Cavaliers , who are hoping to hang onto the best player in franchise history. With one year remaining on his contract, there's no guarantee he would re-sign with any team he was traded to. (more...)
France’s Mbappe set to donate World Cup earnings to charity France’s Mbappe set to donate World Cup earnings to charity
- July 02, 2018

But being a patron of the Preiers de Cordees association, a charity which looks to organise sports activities for children with disabilities, he doesn't deem it to be necessary and so has made the wonderful gesture, as per L'Equipe . Marcelo reportedly was removed from the Serbia game with back spasms, and the Brazil team doctor suggested that a bad hotel mattress was to blame for the 30-year-old's issues. (more...)
LeBron declines option, will become free agent LeBron declines option, will become free agent
- July 02, 2018

Lakers great Kobe Bryant showed support for James' decision in a tweet, saying "Welcome to the family". "He has privately maintained that he no longer wants to play in San Antonio and will eventually alert rival teams considering trades for him that his intention is to sign in Los Angeles when he can become a free agent in 2019, league sources said". (more...)
Lance Stephenson to join Lakers after LeBron decision
- July 02, 2018

And now LeBron James is joining them. He is slated to earn just over $25 million next season which will gradually increase to $41 million annually in the final year of his contract and is not eligible for a no-trade clause. Sportsbooks have listed Los Angeles as the runaway favorite to sign him. If there's one team in the National Basketball Association that doesn't need to make many moves this offseason, it's the Golden State Warriors . (more...)
LeBron James signs $154 million, 4-year contract with Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James signs $154 million, 4-year contract with Los Angeles Lakers
- July 02, 2018

Speculation was rampant that George opting to remain in Oklahoma City at the start of free agency at midnight Sunday might have soured James on the Lakers. James was on a plane that flew into Van Nuys Airport near Los Angeles on Saturday. Now it will be interesting to see if the Lakers can swing a deal with the Spurs for on-the-block star wing Kawhi Leonard after missing out on Paul George . (more...)
Kawhi Leonard determined to join LeBron with Lakers Kawhi Leonard determined to join LeBron with Lakers
- July 02, 2018

And for you bettors out there, George does have the best odds of being James' teammate in 2018-19 at 3-1 (+300). But what was not expected was that James would sign anywhere for four seasons. While they both enjoyed sips of wine, Wade lent George some advice on free agency and on the importance of winning a championship. George reportedly will re-up with his current Oklahoma Thunder home, while Paul re-signed with the Houston Rockets for a maximum deal. (more...)
Molinari pulls away at Quicken Loans for first PGA Tour win Molinari pulls away at Quicken Loans for first PGA Tour win
- July 02, 2018

Molinari, seeking his first PGA Tour victory to add to his five on the European Tour , birdied the final two holes for a five-under-par 65 at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm in Maryland. Italy's Francesco Molinari came to the United States this week in search of points for the FedEx Cup playoffs and some momentum for the rest of the season, especially the two remaining major events on the professional golf calendar. (more...)
Ricciardo - I should have raised concerns over qualifying strategy earlier Ricciardo - I should have raised concerns over qualifying strategy earlier
- July 02, 2018

I think I could build up a gap, and yeah, at one point, when Lewis pitted and Kimi started to put Daniel under pressure, and he started to struggle with his tires, and then once I think Kimi was in second, and I tried to manage the gap - but at one point I could see my tires also opening up a bit on the rears and the fronts, so I just had to drive around the issue and luckily I could manage it until the end of the race". (more...)
Raptors re-sign sixth man Fred VanVleet Raptors re-sign sixth man Fred VanVleet
- July 02, 2018

In the end, the feeling was the Phoenix Suns could potentially make the Raptors lives hard but they chose to use most of their cap space to sign veteran wing Trevor Ariza to a reported one-year deal worth $15-million early Sunday morning. DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry . VanVleet would be a valuable addition to any team and turned the corner as an important part of Toronto's bench in 2017-18. (more...)
Andy Murray Pulls Out Of Wimbledon Andy Murray Pulls Out Of Wimbledon
- July 02, 2018

Britain's Andy Murray will miss this year's Wimbledon Championships after announcing his withdrawal from the tournament. Murray is on the way back from hip surgery he underwent in January. "Some days I wake up and don't feel quite as good as others". He has been a victor at Wimbledon twice, first in 2013 and then again in 2016, but this year isn't the first time he's been forced to withdraw from the competition; back in 2007 he pulled out due to a wrist injury. (more...)
Nuggets, Jokic reach five-year, $148M deal Nuggets, Jokic reach five-year, $148M deal
- July 02, 2018

Add in Paul Millsap's contract where he's essentially owed $60 million over the next two years, and that's a lot of money tied up for a team that missed the playoffs last season. In return, Barton performed at a personal best clip during the 2017-18 season, averaging career highs in points (15.7), assists (4.1), field goal percentage (45.2) and 3-point percentage (37.0). (more...)
Francesco Molinari wins final Quicken Loans National in record fashion Francesco Molinari wins final Quicken Loans National in record fashion
- July 02, 2018

Molinari set the tournament scoring record for both aggregate score (259) and relative to par. SHORT SHOTS: Tiger Woods posts his fifth top-12 finish in an official PGA Tour event in his comeback. Golfers in the 2018 field said on Tuesday, on Wednesday and even after the first round Thursday that they expected the course to play similarly tough; Woods predicted that the victor again would finish in single-digits relative to par. (more...)
LeBron James Speaks to Cleveland GM as Free Agency Opens LeBron James Speaks to Cleveland GM as Free Agency Opens
- July 02, 2018

At 12:01 a.m. ET Sunday, teams can officially begin speaking to prospective free agents and begin contract negotiations. A league source familiar with the Cavs' thinking told ESPN that the franchise has found it hard to plan for its full team around James with the way he has approached his free agency, which could prompt hesitancy by free agents or trade partners to complete deals with Cleveland in the interim. (more...)
ENG vs IND: BCCI announces Jasprit Bumrah’s replacement for T20I series
- July 02, 2018

File image of Krunal Pandya . Axar Patel was brought in as the off-spinner's replacement for the three-match ODI series which will be played after three T20s. Chahar is now playing for India A squad in England in the 50-over tri-series, featuring England Lions and West Indies A. BCCI was quick to announce replacement in the form of Deepak Chahar , who was a part of the successful CSK side in IPL 2018. (more...)
Mbappe Donates World Cup Match Fees, Bonuses To Charity
- July 02, 2018

Mbappé sent out two warning shots in the first half of France's last 16 tie against Argentina . According French media outlet L'Equipe reports that Mbappe's donation will be channeled to Preiers de Cordees association, a charity which helps organise sports activities for children with disabilities. (more...)
Spain's Andres Iniesta retires from worldwide football following World Cup exit Spain's Andres Iniesta retires from worldwide football following World Cup exit
- July 02, 2018

I've already said it a lot of times. "The situation was what it was. there is no sense in looking back. I put my reputation on the line, because it's my job", Hierro told journalists at the post-match press conference. "We were hoping for penalties and that's what happened, thank God", Akinfeev said. "This was just a question of football, of winning and losing". "They certainly did that, and we can look each other in the eye". (more...)
Serena Williams decries frequency of drug tests Serena Williams decries frequency of drug tests
- July 02, 2018

Break point performance is nearly always down to variance and thus service/return points won percentages give a truer guide to a player's real level on a surface, and with her numbers in this respect, Vandeweghe looks great value at the current [55 .0] on the Exchange, compared to Wozniacki's [24.0]. (more...)
Fans react to blistering start in Croatia v Denmark Fans react to blistering start in Croatia v Denmark
- July 02, 2018

However, its four matches in the knockout stages of the World Cup have produced 19 goals (seven scored, 12 conceded), an average of 4.75 per game. Knudsen's cross is blocked by Lovren, and Denmark have a corner. 11' Free kick for Croatia from the edge of the box. 15 minute: Both Croatia and Denmark look to settle themselves in the midfield. (more...)
Beavers' coach says 2016 NCAA snub sparked title run Beavers' coach says 2016 NCAA snub sparked title run
- July 01, 2018

The biggest roars came at the mention of stars such as Abel and College World Series MVP Adley Rutschman, and for coach Pat Casey, the architect of all three NCAA titles by the program. Oregon State (55-12-1) capped a two-year run in which it won 111 of 130 games. "I never would've dreamed that he was going to go nine innings", Casey said. (more...)
Paul George Expected To Immediately Re-Sign With Thunder
- July 01, 2018

Barring a trade, there's no chance George teams up with LeBron anywhere other than with the Thunder. Anthony has refused to come off the bench, having already agreed to buy into being the third option in this team - which now offers clear resistance to the plan the Thunder have in mind. (more...)
Bradley Dredge (67) grabs 1st-round lead at French Open Bradley Dredge (67) grabs 1st-round lead at French Open
- July 01, 2018

It could have been better if not for the course's notorious thick rough. Ian Poulter managed to return a 72 despite making two double-bogeys in three holes, the veteran Englishman also making five birdies as he joined the likes of Sergio Garcia and in-form Thorbjorn Olesen on one over par . (more...)
Russian Federation eliminate Spain from World Cup in last-16 penalty shootout
- July 01, 2018

Stanislav Cherchesov's tactics paid off and in the resulting shootout, both Koke and Iago Aspas saw their efforts saved by Igor Akinfeev as Russian Federation recorded one of their most famous triumphs. "We have to get better, we haven't produced our best football", said Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara. "We're not playing 11 Russians, we're up against thousands of Russians in a full stadium". (more...)

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