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Brewers Josh Hader apologizes for offensive tweets that surfaced during All-Star game
- July 18, 2018

Hader had several of his tweets from 2011 and 2012 exposed. Josh Hader , pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers , apologized after Tuesday night's MLB All-Star game for homophobic and racist tweets that resurfaced during the game. When asked if he is anxious about facing any potential discipline from the league, Hader said he is "ready for any consequences". Hader will reportedly speak with MLB Chief Legal officer Dan Halem Tuesday night to discuss the incident before the league considers ... (more...)
Manny Machado to Dodgers near-certain Manny Machado to Dodgers near-certain
- July 18, 2018

The Orioles drafted Machado with the third overall pick in 2010, and he debuted in 2012. After Kemp strolled into second base, American League shortstop Manny Machado pulled a phone from his pocket and snapped a selfie of himself and Kemp. (more...)
Duke & Duchess of Sussex ‘frustrated’ with Thomas Markle
- July 18, 2018

Speaking of his reasons for interviewing with Good Morning Britain , Markle explained, 'I thought that would be a nice way of improving my look. In his paid interview with The Sun , Thomas said he wasn't opposed to flying to London to track down his daughter. (more...)
Twitter Abuzz After MS Dhoni Takes Match Ball From Umpire
- July 18, 2018

England , led by Eoin Morgan and Joe Root's knocks, overhauled the target easily to win the bilateral series. The start of the five-match England-India Test series is just a fortnight away, and you can bet Kohli will keep Root's antics in mind. (more...)
Derby sign Chelsea's Mason Mount and Liverpool's Harry Wilson on loan Derby sign Chelsea's Mason Mount and Liverpool's Harry Wilson on loan
- July 18, 2018

Championship side Derby County have completed the loan signing of Chelsea star Mason Mount despite interest from PSV Eindhoven and Ajax, two clubs who could have offered the 19-year-old Champions League football. "Hopefully it's a great platform for him, but on a selfish note, we have got ourselves a real quality player". Speaking to the club's official website , the new boss said: 'Harry brings incredible quality and hunger to the table here and he showed that a year ago while he was ... (more...)
'I accept' United States intelligence findings on Russian meddling 'I accept' United States intelligence findings on Russian meddling
- July 18, 2018

I have President Putin; he just said it's not Russian Federation. McFaul called on the U.S. State Department to "get on the record right now and push back on these requests". Though some right-wing radio hosts offered their own defences of the president, the Hannity-Trump interview stood out as a singular safe space for the president on cable news, underscoring the significance of Hannity's platform for the maintenance of the Trump brand. (more...)
Bryce Harper wins Home Run Derby in home park Bryce Harper wins Home Run Derby in home park
- July 18, 2018

As a fan and a player you look at it and just want to enjoy it with them". Aaron Judge won the 2017 Home Run Derby, the fourth member of the Yankees to do so. Schwarber edged Bregman 16-15. Hoskins faces Schwarber in the other semifinal. Philadelphia Phillies slugger Rhys Hoskins may not have made it to the finals of the Home Run Derby, but he certainly made a name for himself. (more...)
Arsene Wenger: My 22-year spell at Arsenal was 'perhaps' a mistake Arsene Wenger: My 22-year spell at Arsenal was 'perhaps' a mistake
- July 18, 2018

This his answer, when he was asked what the biggest mistake of his career was, will a strike chord with the Arsenal community. Wenger revealed earlier this week that staying with the Gunners for 22 years may have been a mistake, claiming that he had been a "prisoner of my own challenge" during his time at the club. (more...)
Pirates Sweep Double Header Pirates Sweep Double Header
- July 18, 2018

Starling Marte collected three hits, three runs, and two RBI in the two games. They also hit consecutive home runs in the first inning of the Pirates' 2-1 win earlier Saturday. Brett Phillips drove in four runs for the Brewers in the losing effort. Jordy Mercer then drove in Bell with a double. Thames sustained his injury while tracking a ball hit to right field in the second inning Friday. (more...)
British Open: Forget the odds, conditions could bring surprise victor British Open: Forget the odds, conditions could bring surprise victor
- July 18, 2018

Over time, he also believes it's his best major because links golf requires as much thinking as raw power possessed by players almost half his age. McIlroy has found some form this season and managed to play in the final group at the Masters earlier this year. (more...)
Manny Pacquiao open to Amir Khan clash and Floyd Mayweather rematch Manny Pacquiao open to Amir Khan clash and Floyd Mayweather rematch
- July 18, 2018

After his seventh-round technical knockout win against Matthysse at the Axiata Arena, Pacquiao said he hopes to return to the USA for his title defense. "English are great boxing fans, and they love, love, love Manny". Pacquiao does have a very big following in the UK. British star Amir Khan (32-4, 20 KOs) has made it no secret that he wants a showdown with his former sparring partner, Manny Pacquiao. (more...)
Liverpool hoping Chelsea and Real Madrid deal leads to £62m Alisson signing
- July 18, 2018

If that's not definitive evidence that Alisson is DEFINITELY going to join Liverpool imminently, then I don't know what is. Having the most expensive defender and goalie on the planet could just see Liverpool finally win their first ever Premier League title, and not many will bet against them being strong challengers next season if Alisson indeed arrives. (more...)
Putin 'proud' of Russia's handling of World Cup Putin 'proud' of Russia's handling of World Cup
- July 18, 2018

President of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic and President of France Emmanuel Macron after Croatia's first goal. real sport spirit. On related note, France on Sunday won its second FIFA World Cup title after defeating Croatia in a high-octane final at the Luzhniki Stadium in Russian Federation. (more...)
Chelsea offered chance to re-sign Petr Cech from Arsenal Chelsea offered chance to re-sign Petr Cech from Arsenal
- July 18, 2018

A few days ago, the Blues reportedly rejected a whopping €170 million (R2.64 billion) offer for the 27-year-old, and Belgian publication HLN has since reported that the Spanish giants have improved their bid to €225 million (R3.49 billion), but want goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois included in the deal. (more...)
Manchester United kick-off pre-season training in America without Alexis Sanchez Manchester United kick-off pre-season training in America without Alexis Sanchez
- July 18, 2018

The report added that the 29-year-old Chilean was found guilty of defrauding the Spanish authorities in February during his spell at La Liga champions Barcelona. The Chile global remains hopeful of getting his visa issues sorted and joining his teammates at some stage of the tour but if he can't, the only preseason friendly Sanchez will be available for will be against Bayern Munich in Germany five days before United's first Premier League fixture. (more...)
Liverpool meet Roma's €70million asking price for Alisson Liverpool meet Roma's €70million asking price for Alisson
- July 18, 2018

If that's not definitive evidence that Alisson is DEFINITELY going to join Liverpool imminently, then I don't know what is. This update comes a day after La Repubblica reported that the Reds were close to meeting the Calcio A side's valuation of Alisson and merely had to bid slightly more to agree on a fee. (more...)
Amazon Prime Day Starts Today, Which Means You Need Amazon Prime Amazon Prime Day Starts Today, Which Means You Need Amazon Prime
- July 17, 2018

Prime Day 2018 is here! Sales soared by 41% in the first five hours of Prime Day compared to the first five hours a year ago, according to Feedvisor, a software company that uses algorithm and machine learning to track e-commerce pricing. (more...)
Real Madrid 'on verge of completing Thibaut Courtois deal'
- July 17, 2018

Hazard impressed for Belgium at the World Cup. "Obviously, with this World Cup, I think what was on the table is different than what I can have". Former Chelsea midfielder Burley feels the time is right to make a fresh start, with Portuguese superstar Ronaldo having shown when leaving Manchester United for Madrid that La Liga can be a ideal springboard to becoming the world's best. (more...)
Celtics Made Pick-Heavy Offer For Kawhi Leonard - But No Star Players
- July 17, 2018

It is still clearly a fluid situation in San Antonio, and as the season draws closer there could be some clarity as to what the team will do to resolve their standing with Leonard. According to ESPN, the Celtics have not included Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown, Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward, or Al Horford in their trade package, while the Sixers have not included Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, or Markelle Fultz. (more...)
Team of the Fifa World Cup
- July 17, 2018

Sports Minister Laura Flessel, who met the team at the airport, told Europe-1 radio the World Cup victory allows France's youth - like those in the poor suburbs where numerous players grew up - "to dare to believe in their dreams". The Champs-Elysees Clemenceau has become the Deschamps-Elysees Clemenceau to honor coach Didier Deschamps. Mr Macron receives the France football team during a ceremony at the Elysee Palace. (more...)
Oddsmakers: Raptors are now favorites to land Kawhi
- July 17, 2018

Leonard grew frustrated with the Spurs' handling of his quadriceps injury last season , and though Leonard has met with head coach Gregg Popovich, reports emerged that Leonard has also hid from his coaches during the regular season. An interesting twist came on Thursday in the ongoing Kawhi Leonard trade saga. At 59-23, the Raptors finished with the best record in the Eastern Conference in 2017-18. (more...)
Manchester United eye double swoop for Ivan Perisic and Ante Rebic Manchester United eye double swoop for Ivan Perisic and Ante Rebic
- July 17, 2018

Speaking last week, Hamilton said: "United is renowned for giving young players a chance to play in the first team if you are good enough, no matter what your age, and that's my dream". Rebic and Perisic were part of the returning party that received a heroes welcome in Croatia on Monday. While the Croatians ended up losing the final 4-2, Perisic was one of their stars as he scored 3 goals and provided an assist for the runners-up in the tournament. (more...)
Brewers, Phillies Appear To Be Favorites For Machado Brewers, Phillies Appear To Be Favorites For Machado
- July 17, 2018

One Orioles source said the club was closing in on a. MLB.com reported Monday night, however, that Philadelphia was the "most likely destination" for Machado because of the Phillies' willingness to include pitching prospect Adonis Medina . (more...)
The Open 2018: Tiger Woods aims for major return at Carnoustie links
- July 17, 2018

Five-time major victor Phil Mickelson tees off shortly after 08:00 with defending champion Jordan Spieth starting his bid for back-to-back titles at 09:58 alongside Britain's Olympic champion Justin Rose and big-hitting Kiradech Aphibarnrat of Thailand. (more...)
Amir receives host's mantle of 2022 FIFA World Cup Amir receives host's mantle of 2022 FIFA World Cup
- July 17, 2018

In remarks released Monday by the Kremlin, Putin said the attempted cyberattacks targeted "information infrastructure" linked to the World Cup, but did not elaborate. A cast of some 800 took part in the 15-minute show which featured Russian soprano Aida Garifullina singing "Kalinka", with former Brazil star Ronaldinho joining in on a samba drum to huge cheers while official mascot Zabivaka cavorted with a troupe of dancers. (more...)
Trump faces bipartisan rebuke over 'treasonous' summit with Putin Trump faces bipartisan rebuke over 'treasonous' summit with Putin
- July 17, 2018

Rush Limbaugh said watching the USA media cover Monday's Trump-Putin summit was "comedy gold", but added the downside of its ineptitude is so-called journalists can "wreak tremendous havoc". Instead, all they'd have to do is read the transcript of the farcical press conference with Trump and his puppet master, Vladimir Putin . What might he be hiding from Bolton, Pompeo, Kelly, & the American public? "We hope that Trump will have enough political will and patience to overcome the resistance ... (more...)
Strong finish earns Highlanders five-try win Strong finish earns Highlanders five-try win
- July 17, 2018

Though both said they would not comment until after the police matter was finished, Rebels chief executive Baden Stephenson expressed his anger in a brief statement, saying: "I am bitterly disappointed that an incident has occurred at the end of a season where we have taken pride in our on and off-field behaviour". (more...)
Swiss World Cup forward Xherdan Shaqiri joins Liverpool Swiss World Cup forward Xherdan Shaqiri joins Liverpool
- July 17, 2018

On his personal Twitter account , he wrote: "I want to take this opportunity to thank all of the Stoke City supporters, my teammates and staff, for the opportunity to come to England and three wonderful years at the club". The Guinea global has inherited the number eight shirt from Liverpool FC legend Steven Gerrard, leaving him with big boots to fill. Following a long season and weeks of work with their national teams for the World Cup , Salah and Mane will no feature in the opening ... (more...)
Wimbledon: US' Mike Bryan wins 17th Grand Slam doubles title Wimbledon: US' Mike Bryan wins 17th Grand Slam doubles title
- July 17, 2018

Klaasen is bidding to become the first South African player to win a grand slam men's doubles title since Wesley Moodie won the title at Wimbledon as a qualifier in 2005 alongside Stephen Huss, and the fourth South African man to win a Wimbledon doubles title in the open era after Bob Hewitt/Frew McMillan in 1972 and 1978, and Moodie. (more...)
Usain Bolt in shock A-League move Usain Bolt in shock A-League move
- July 17, 2018

The Jamaican sprint king's signing would be a huge boost for the profile of the competition. Football agent Tony Rallis, who has been working on the deal, told Sky Sports Radio's Big Sports Breakfast Tuesday it has been agreed "in principle. (more...)

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