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Alan Shearer explains difference between Paul Pogba with France and Man United Alan Shearer explains difference between Paul Pogba with France and Man United
- July 14, 2018

We were there [in 2016], we were close to winning the title and we missed. Pogba continued: "I know that sometimes you are doing good, sometimes you are doing bad, but that's how you grow. Paris Saint-German forward Mbappe has been one of the stars of the World Cup , scoring three goals and terrorising defences in six appearances to help his country reach a third final in 20 years. (more...)
Groenewegen wins longest stage of Tour de France in sprint Groenewegen wins longest stage of Tour de France in sprint
- July 14, 2018

I didn't have good legs at the beginning of the Tour but it's going better every day. The pace of the peleton quickened ahead of the category three climb to Mur de Bretagne, with the gap to the front shortening to under a minute with 20km to go. (more...)
Xherdan Shaqiri to wear number 23 shirt at Liverpool
- July 14, 2018

Liverpool have already strengthened their squad this summer with the £39m signing of Monaco midfielder Fabinho , and the arrival of Naby Keita from RB Leipzig. "It's a huge club with big history, big players and a fantastic coach". So I'm really glad and happy to be here. The former Basel star has played for Bayern Munich and Inter Milan so he has plenty of experience of top level football and he'll provide competition for the likes of Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane in attack this coming ... (more...)
Kevin Anderson topples marathon man John Isner in longest ever Wimbledon semifinal Kevin Anderson topples marathon man John Isner in longest ever Wimbledon semifinal
- July 13, 2018

An Isner ace fittingly concluded the 12 games in the first, before Anderson recovered from a mini-break down to take a one-set lead after an hour and three minutes. In a matchup of two of the tallest (Isner at 6 feet, 10 inches, Anderson at 6-8) and biggest-serving players on the ATP tour, Isner and Anderson expectedly played tiebreaks in each of the first three sets. (more...)
Tour de France: Gaviria doubles up, van Avermaet keeps yellow Tour de France: Gaviria doubles up, van Avermaet keeps yellow
- July 13, 2018

Maximiliano Richeze delivered a flawless ride-along performance for Quick-Step comrade Gaviria, powering him past the Dimension Data team and into the forefront for a challenge on the stage victory. But with all the big sprint trains pulling hard, the odds were always against the four leaders, and the catch was finally made inside the final 2km, allowing the quick men to take over. (more...)
SA's Kevin Anderson foils John Isner to reach maiden Wimbledon final SA's Kevin Anderson foils John Isner to reach maiden Wimbledon final
- July 13, 2018

As the fifth set dragged on and on, the American Isner appeared more visibly exhausted and had to survive more scares on his own serve than Anderson. Spare a thought for Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic , whose wait to play their own semifinal finally ended around 8 p.m. (more...)
WWE Purposely Avoided Mentioning Brock Lesnar On Monday’s Raw WWE Purposely Avoided Mentioning Brock Lesnar On Monday’s Raw
- July 13, 2018

Mike Johnson from PWInsider reported that we might not see Lesnar for a while so a SummerSlam match is not guaranteed. Strowman is more than likely going to become Universal Champion. Well, the UFC, WWE or someone has to figure out what's going on in Lesnar's mouth before any talks of a title fight move forward. So it doesn't make sense to be the G.O.A.T. (more...)
Louisville evaluating Papa John’s stadium name Louisville evaluating Papa John’s stadium name
- July 13, 2018

Schnatter resigned from the UofL Board of Trustees Wednesday after admitting that he said the N-word in a conference call created to prevent public relations disasters. "Regardless of the context, I apologize ". "We understand this comes with certain consequences, and we have examined all of those", Bendapudi said, not clarifying what the consequences could be. (more...)
Jose Mourinho Praises Manchester United Target Jose Mourinho Praises Manchester United Target
- July 13, 2018

Mourinho has been keeping tabs on the World Cup this whole summer after working with Russia Today as a pundit and he'll certainly be disappointed some of his stars couldn't make it to the final. Inter Milan demanded around £48m for the attacker last summer. Do you think Mourinho might still be interested in signing Perisic? It prompted a glowing assessment from Mourinho, who added: "It's a great achievement for a country where the league is a minor league and the majority of the players ... (more...)
Chelsea fires manager Antonio Conte after 2 years in charge Chelsea fires manager Antonio Conte after 2 years in charge
- July 13, 2018

The results that followed were below par, and the Blues finished fifth in the Premier League and were eliminated from the Champions League by Barcelona at the last-16 stage, having suffered a 4-1 aggregate defeat. After winning the title in his first season, where did it all go wrong for Antonio Conte? Conte has been on the verge of an exit since the closing stages of the 2017-18 season, but due to a multitude of reasons, the club have dallied in making it official. (more...)
Nets trade Lin to Hawks
- July 13, 2018

Jeremy Lin is headed to his fifth National Basketball Association team in the last five years. Lin suffered a torn patellar tendon on opening night last season, forcing him to miss the entire 2017-18 campaign. Heading into the summer of 2019, Brooklyn has maximum cap space for two players and potentially two first-round picks along with a young core of D'Angelo Russell, Allen Crabbe, Caris LeVert , Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Jarrett Allen. (more...)
Former Celtic Isaiah Thomas signs in Denver Former Celtic Isaiah Thomas signs in Denver
- July 13, 2018

Thomas used to expect that he'll be inking a mega-sized contract in this summer, but a problematic hip, rocky stints with the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Los Angeles Lakers , and the tight budgets of National Basketball Association teams have all played a part in the point guard signing a cheap contract. (more...)
Unbelievable scenes as Ireland's Dan Martin wins Tour de France stage Unbelievable scenes as Ireland's Dan Martin wins Tour de France stage
- July 13, 2018

It was Martin's second Tour stage win after his first in 2013. Dumoulin, the time trial world champion and 2017 Giro d'Italia victor, started the stage 44 seconds ahead of Froome, but finished just behind him. Bardet, who suffered a broken wheel, was forced to swap bikes with a teammate and lost over half a minute to the stage victor Martin. A breakaway group of five riders - Laurent Pichon (Fortuneo-Samsic), Anthony Turgis (Cofidis), Dion Smith (Wanty-Groupe Gobert) and Damien Gaudin and ... (more...)
Shaqiri cuts holiday short to complete Liverpool move
- July 13, 2018

The newspaper says the 26-year-old was keen to work under Jurgen Klopp at Anfield so has snubbed all interest to join Liverpool and will undergo his medical today ahead of his bargain move. Shaqiri was heavily linked with a potential move to Anfield last month but with the Swiss global was at the World Cup, no progress over a deal had been made. (more...)
One Boy Takes On Key Role During Thailand Cave Rescue One Boy Takes On Key Role During Thailand Cave Rescue
- July 13, 2018

Yes, our Indian team was the one which offered technical expertisde in fluid management through Kirloskar Brothers Limited branch in Thailand . Rescue personnel work at the Tham Luang cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai, Thailand. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association wants Broadcasters to show Fewer Shots of Attractive Women Federation Internationale de Football Association wants Broadcasters to show Fewer Shots of Attractive Women
- July 13, 2018

There have also been multiple cases of female reporters being groped and kissed by male fans during live broadcasts. With World Cup costs for travel and tickets - $105 for the cheapest seats at group games for visitors - always rising, the different audience for games helps explain changing patterns of behavior. (more...)
Indian women's cricket team coach Tushar Arothe resigns after players' revolt Indian women's cricket team coach Tushar Arothe resigns after players' revolt
- July 13, 2018

Last year Indian men cricket team coach Anil Kumble resigned after his differences with Indian Skipper Virat Kohli . Although he cited "personal reasons" as the primary reason for resigning, Arothe revealed strained relations with some of the Indian players, who he said need to step out of their "comfort zone" for a better future of Indian women's cricket. (more...)
Neymar, Mbappe or Hazard - Real Madrid pick Ronaldo replacement Neymar, Mbappe or Hazard - Real Madrid pick Ronaldo replacement
- July 13, 2018

That's money that could have been used for job-boosting investments like making better cars, the union said. The USB union said that the £99 million required to sign the 33-year-old player to Juventus should have been invested to safeguard the future of Fiat's future of thousands of people, "rather than enriching only one". (more...)
Chicago Cubs must avoid trading for Manny Machado Chicago Cubs must avoid trading for Manny Machado
- July 13, 2018

Heyman recently reported that Red Sox third baseman Rafael Devers "isn't going anywhere", which would make it virtually impossible for the Sox to acquire any player of Machado's caliber this summer. That's the only thing that keeps me going. A trade before the All-Star Game could leave the Orioles without an All-Star Game representative in a year the event is just down the road in Washington. (more...)
Vettel wins British Grand Prix to extend world title lead Vettel wins British Grand Prix to extend world title lead
- July 13, 2018

There is joy to be taken watching Hamilton caning the asphalt bearing a grudge, or, put another, way taking more than a second a lap out of his Ferrari bogeyman Raikkonen. In a thrilling race with two safety auto periods, reigning champion Hamilton went from pole position to the rear of the field before finishing second for Mercedes in a superb fightback. (more...)
Barcelona Reportedly Make Contact in Bid to Sign Eden Hazard from Chelsea Barcelona Reportedly Make Contact in Bid to Sign Eden Hazard from Chelsea
- July 13, 2018

Madrid have always been linked with a move for the 27-year-old, while the Primera Division giants could soon need to replace Cristiano Ronaldo . Eriksen enjoyed a decent campaign with Denmark at this summer's World Cup and will return to the Spurs camp for the new season looking to help them end their trophy drought under Pochettino. (more...)
Novak Djokovic can beat Rafael Nadal, suggests Kei Nishikori Novak Djokovic can beat Rafael Nadal, suggests Kei Nishikori
- July 13, 2018

I was close to beating him and I couldn't. For his part, Djokovic is eyeing a 13th major after making the semi-finals of a Slam for the first time since finishing runner-up at the 2016 US Open. Spain's Nadal and Serbia's Djokovic have won 29 Grand Slam titles between them, including five previous victories at SW19. The Spaniard proved it with a daring chase-down attempt during his win over Juan Martin del Potro overnight , climbing into the stands after trying to reach a ball. (more...)
LeBron James Sells Movie Script, Might Star In It LeBron James Sells Movie Script, Might Star In It
- July 12, 2018

The mural - "The King of LA" - is gone. It appears LeBron James is wasting no time in taking advantage of the perks of his landing spot with the Los Angeles Lakers . 'I got a ton of support, ' Never said . "[Some] people didn't like it in general; not necessarily the work, but the sentiment that went with it. People had a big problem with the word 'of.' I get where they are coming from". (more...)
See how fans celebrated Croatia's World Cup semifinal win in Zagreb See how fans celebrated Croatia's World Cup semifinal win in Zagreb
- July 12, 2018

Graeme Souness has singled out midfield duo Dele Alli and Jesse Lingard as an example of why England are returning from the World Cup empty-handed. England face Belgium in the third/fourth play-off on Saturday, before the World Cup final between France and Croatia on Sunday. (more...)
Donald Trump ‘baby blimp’ not allowed to fly over Turnberry
- July 12, 2018

Vince Cable, the leader of the pro-EU Liberal Democrats, said , " Most of us don't think he is particularly good judge on Brexit or anything else". A high metal fence has been erected around the US ambassador's central London residence where Trump will spend Thursday night and the embassy has sent out an alert warning Americans in London to keep a low profile in case protests turn violent. (more...)
Riyad Mahrez happy to fight for his place at Man City Riyad Mahrez happy to fight for his place at Man City
- July 12, 2018

The Champions League is for big clubs and Manchester City are a big club. After four failed bids for the Algeria worldwide, City finally got their man for a club-record fee of £60m, signing the 27-year-old to a five-year deal at the Etihad. (more...)
Relieved Froome ready to focus on Tour bid Relieved Froome ready to focus on Tour bid
- July 12, 2018

Froome will be supported by a typically strong Team Sky squad in France , and appeared at Wednesday's press conference alongside team-mates Geraint Thomas, Luke Rowe, Wout Poels, Michal Kwiatkowski, Egan Bernal, Jonathan Castroviejo and Gianni Moscon. (more...)
Charles Oakley arrested in Las Vegas after allegedly cheating at casino Charles Oakley arrested in Las Vegas after allegedly cheating at casino
- July 12, 2018

The Clark County Detention Center confirmed Oakley had been arrested but has since been released. According to TMZ Sports , Oakley "was suspected of adding to or reducing his wager on a gambling game after the outcome was known". Oakley played 19 seasons in the National Basketball Association, 10 of which were with the Knicks, before retiring in 2004 with the Rockets. Oakley now serves as a head coach in Ice Cube's three-on-three league, BIG3. (more...)
Barcelona complete £32m signing of defender Clement Lenglet from Sevilla Barcelona complete £32m signing of defender Clement Lenglet from Sevilla
- July 12, 2018

The Frenchman has signed a five-year contract at Camp Nou, with Barca having paid his €35.9 million (£31.7m/$41.9m) release clause . However, Sevilla were unequivocal in their stance and both president Jose Castro and director of football Joaquin Caparros said there would be no deal with the Catalan club . (more...)
Serena Williams headed to 10th Wimbledon final Serena Williams headed to 10th Wimbledon final
- July 12, 2018

Kerber was beaten by Williams in the 2016 Wimbledon showpiece. Serena Williams is back, for real. She then gained an early break in the second set on her way to the win. With the match at 2-2, Williams kicked off a streak of five consecutive games won. However, the 14 errors meant that Kerber , at the third attempt, broke to lead 4-3. (more...)

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