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Rafa Benitez had 'chance' to manage Spain during World Cup Rafa Benitez had 'chance' to manage Spain during World Cup
- July 19, 2018

Asked how close he came to taking the job on a temporary basis, Benitez said: "There was a chance". But, when asked if he was offered the opportunity to take charge of his country during the World Cup, Benitez said: " There was maybe a chance ". (more...)
Dodgers Acquire Manny Machado From Orioles
- July 19, 2018

There has reportedly been a snag in the Machado trade with prospects the Dodgers would send to the Orioles, according to former Mets GM Steve Phillips. A Platinum Glove Award victor and three-time All-Star at third base, Machado moved back to his original position this season. Machado was drafted by the Orioles with the third overall pick in 2010 and has been a starter in Baltimore since 2012. (more...)
Anthony Joshua to fight Alexander Povetkin in London in September Anthony Joshua to fight Alexander Povetkin in London in September
- July 19, 2018

Wilder supposedly offered $50 million to bring Joshua over to the States, a deal which ultimately went unanswered by the Brit's team thanks to doubts as to where such a large amount of money would come from; Wilder draws a fraction of the crowd to his fights that Joshua does. (more...)
Lizzie Deignan to headline new Trek women's team Lizzie Deignan to headline new Trek women's team
- July 19, 2018

Trek has announced the creation of a new professional women's road team for 2019 with the intent of racing the UCI Women's World Tour. The team will receive shared support from the Trek-Segafredo staff and Trek Factory Racing Manager Luca Guercilena. (more...)
Monaco make Monaco make "generous offer" for Chelsea, Juventus target Aleksandr Golovin
- July 19, 2018

But according to Italian broadcaster SportItalia , Chelsea are still ahead in the transfer chase for the Russian despite Monaco approaching CSKA for the midfielder in the ongoing window. " Chelsea and CSKA have agreed terms for a deal to sign Aleksandr Golovin ", Matteo Pedrosi, a journalist with Corriere dello Sport, wrote in his Twitter account. (more...)
Manny Pacquiao Challenges Floyd Mayweather To Boxing Rematch Manny Pacquiao Challenges Floyd Mayweather To Boxing Rematch
- July 19, 2018

Mayweather and Pacquiao further enriched themselves in their first fight, with the former making over $220 million and the latter receiving over $100 million. He came out of retirement last summer to box UFC icon Conor McGregor in another superfight before hanging up his gloves again. While Pacquiao has been linked with fights against Terence Crawford and Vasyl Lomachenko, when comparing their overall star and fame compared to Amir Khan, the Khan fight would make more financial sense for ... (more...)
Larry Fedora at the ACC Kickoff
- July 19, 2018

UNC's head coach was holding court and answering questions about football and safety and the Tar Heels injury woes past year. " We don't really know that ", Fedora said, per Auerbach. Fedora also said there is no link between football and Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). A study a year ago found that all but one of 111 brains of former National Football League players found CTE. (more...)
Manny Machado traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers, ESPN reports
- July 19, 2018

The other prospects include RHP Dean Kremer (No. 28), 3B Rylan Bannon (No. 27), Zach Pop, and Breyvic Valera. There has reportedly been a snag in the Machado trade with prospects the Dodgers would send to the Orioles, according to former Mets GM Steve Phillips. (more...)
Bhuvneshwar Kumar to return to India to recuperate from lower-back issue
- July 19, 2018

India's linchpin had suffered an injury to his left thumb in the first Twenty20 global against Ireland. Sharma's omission from the squad will not have much impact on the balance of the team though as there is ample batting cover for India in the middle order with Rahane, Pujara and Vijay all seasoned campaigners in the Test format. (more...)
Sleepers to Watch at the 2018 Open Championship
- July 19, 2018

There is also the hair. "And I found a way to get it done four times, and hopefully I find a way to get it done a few more times before I'm finished". courses. He seems intent on hitting irons short of trouble, and then trying to control iron shots from there. "The rough is not very penal so if I can carry all the bunkers, I'm going to hit driver". (more...)
Jordan Named in New Ohio State Wrestler Lawsuit Jordan Named in New Ohio State Wrestler Lawsuit
- July 19, 2018

Rep. Jim JordanJames (Jim) Daniel JordanFormer OSU wrestlers sue university over sex abuse allegations Freedom Caucus lawmakers call on DOJ to probe Rosenstein allegations Lawsuit alleges USA Diving ignored sexual abuse of divers MORE (R-Ohio) has been interviewed by a law firm in an investigation into allegations that a team doctor sexually abused Ohio State University wrestlers decades ago. (more...)
Wales International Sam Warburton Retires From Rugby Aged 29 Wales International Sam Warburton Retires From Rugby Aged 29
- July 19, 2018

The former British and Lions captain had recently returned to training with Cardiff Blues , having come back from knee and neck surgery, but has made a decision to call it a day as he felt that he could not return to the heights of his pre-injury performances. (more...)
Oddsmakers see clear favorite in Kawhi Leonard sweepstakes Oddsmakers see clear favorite in Kawhi Leonard sweepstakes
- July 19, 2018

Still, there's been nearly no progress on Leonard's possible destinations over the last few weeks . In his last full season, Leonard averaged 25.5 points, 5.8 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game on 48.5% shooting. But his health - and his role in managing it - are red flags. This past season, the two-time Defensive Player of the Year only appeared in nine games with a mysterious quad injury. (more...)
NCAA announces upcoming Final Four sites NCAA announces upcoming Final Four sites
- July 19, 2018

According to an ASU study, the 2017 Final Four weekend brought in more than $300 million. The NCAA announced the sites for 2023-26 on Monday, with all four cities recently hosting the finale of the NCAA Tournament. Members of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Committee toured all seven finalist cities during a yearlong selection process. "We felt 2018 was the greatest site visit we could give the NCAA and there's risk that things go wrong, but it went extremely well", said Russ ... (more...)
Joe Hart travels with Manchester City for preseason USA friendlies Joe Hart travels with Manchester City for preseason USA friendlies
- July 19, 2018

Hart spent last season on loan with West Ham after falling out of favour under Pep Guardiola at the Etihad, having spent the previous campaign with Torino in Serie A. City meet Borussia Dortmund, Liverpool and Bayern Munich in International Champions Cup matches before returning home for the Community Shield clash with Chelsea on August 5. (more...)
Woods feared British Open visits were a thing of the past
- July 18, 2018

If there's a lesson to be learned from '07, it's how carefree McIlroy approached and played that week. "It's going to be really interesting, I think, because the golf course is playing so firm and fast, there's some guys that will see it completely different than the way I see it and vice versa". (more...)
Cavaliers reportedly bringing back Channing Frye on one-year contract Cavaliers reportedly bringing back Channing Frye on one-year contract
- July 18, 2018

Channing Frye was a dependable player, locker-room presence and fan favorite for parts of three seasons with the Cavaliers . Back in 2014, LeBron James announced his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers by delivering the news in an article written for Sports Illustrated . (more...)
Nike has already started removing the iconic LeBron James banner in Cleveland Nike has already started removing the iconic LeBron James banner in Cleveland
- July 18, 2018

The game's best all-around player and biggest star will now lead a young Lakers team that has been overmatched in recent years while rebuilding but will instantly rise with James. James bid farewell to Cleveland via his Instagram account. The same night of his letter, Gilbert told The Associated Press he felt James had quit during the 2010 postseason. (more...)
5 winners of the Kawhi Leonard trade 5 winners of the Kawhi Leonard trade
- July 18, 2018

The deal sends All-Star swingman DeMar DeRozan to San Antonio , even though he was reportedly told by Raptors executives during the recent NBA Summer League that he would not be traded this summer. The Raptors are immediately on the clock to sell Leonard on Toronto. Leonard, meanwhile, spent seven years in San Antonio but appeared in only nine games last season due to a leg injury, described as right quadriceps tendinopathy. (more...)
Rebels’ Mafi in police custody after altercation with… Rebels’ Mafi in police custody after altercation with…
- July 18, 2018

Mafi appeared before Justice of the Peace Robert Montgomery in the Dunedin District Court Monday. The alleged assault occurred early Sunday after the Rebels' 43-37 loss to the Dunedin-based Highlanders . "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", said Rebels chief executive Baden Stephenson. (more...)
Chelsea looking to beat Liverpool to Alisson with £65 million bid Chelsea looking to beat Liverpool to Alisson with £65 million bid
- July 18, 2018

Fans have expressed their excitement at the thought of having Alisson Becker as Liverpool's first choice goalkeeper after a £66million bid was accepted by Roma . He's renowned for being a sweeper keeper and now a fascinating video has emerged showing just how good the Brazil worldwide is when it comes to distribution. (more...)
Thai Boys Who Were Rescued From Cave Released From Hospital Today Thai Boys Who Were Rescued From Cave Released From Hospital Today
- July 18, 2018

When the British divers breached the surface, Ardoon said he was so shocked, all he could think to say was "hello!" Describing the moment they entered the cave, the coach of the team said: 'The cave was deep and it was long. Ardoon, 14, said though people can't predict the future, the experience had taught him about the consequences of acting careless. Asked about their future aspirations, most of the boys said they wanted to be professional footballers when they grow up, while a handful ... (more...)
Kerber tops Williams at Wimbledon for 3rd Grand Slam title Kerber tops Williams at Wimbledon for 3rd Grand Slam title
- July 18, 2018

The complications were potentially deadly for Williams but her husband was happy she recovered quickly and well. She needed surgery and was bed-bound for weeks, but Williams has managed to overcome those hard days and resume her tennis career. (more...)
Mountain bike rider leaps peleton at Tour de France Mountain bike rider leaps peleton at Tour de France
- July 18, 2018

Speaking during The Bradley Wiggins Show by Eurosport, Sir Brad said that Brailsford would "certainly get in both their ears and make them both think that they can win it as a way of motivating them" and would be keen to keep both riders high on General Classification for as long as possible into the race until a natural selection occurs leaving one rider as outright team leader. (more...)
Kuldeep Yadav included in India Test squad
- July 18, 2018

All of that meant that there are some new names in the 18-man squad for the first three Tests. Jasprit Bumrah , although in the squad, is unavailable for selection for the first Test at Edgbaston and if fit, is available for selection from the second Test onwards. (more...)
13 sleeper picks to win at the Open Championship this weekend 13 sleeper picks to win at the Open Championship this weekend
- July 18, 2018

The Open will be Woods' 12th tournament of the year in his comeback from a spinal fusion 15 months ago, and his return has been a work in progress, sometimes two steps forward and one step back. "I feel a bit more comfortable on this stage than I have in previous years, which is nice". The dry, speedy conditions might make that even more hard. (more...)
Russian Federation hands over hosting mantle of World Cup to Qatar Russian Federation hands over hosting mantle of World Cup to Qatar
- July 18, 2018

Tourists who visited Russian Federation for the World Cup will testify that it is indeed a handsome and fascinating country with lots of places and culture to explore. We invite everyone to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar!" The handover means that the official countdown to 2022 edition has begun.At the ceremony, which also had Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani in attendance, Putin said: " We are proud of what we did for fans of this wonderful sport ". (more...)
Brewers Pitcher Josh Hader Apologizes for Homophobic and Racist Tweets Brewers Pitcher Josh Hader Apologizes for Homophobic and Racist Tweets
- July 18, 2018

Hader's Twitter account has since been locked and the offensive tweets have been deleted, the outlet reported. "As a child I was immature and obviously I said some stuff that was inexcusable", Hader told reporters in the locker room after the game. (more...)
Relief Roundup: A home run-filled MLB All-Star Game Relief Roundup: A home run-filled MLB All-Star Game
- July 18, 2018

Furthermore, Happ was credited with a save for his efforts, and Bregman, who went 1-3 at the plate in his first All-Star Game appearance, won MVP honors for hitting the game-winning home run. Before Tuesday's game, the series was 43-43 with two ties, putting the league at a pretty even keel, although the American League has been making a recent comeback with five straight victories and 17 of the last 21. (more...)
Joe Root causes a stir with cocky century celebration Joe Root causes a stir with cocky century celebration
- July 18, 2018

India won the first ODI easily, but lost the second on Saturday by 86 runs, and was overwhelmed at Headingley, remaining No. 2 to England in the ODI rankings. This was the first time when India lost an ODI bilateral series against Virat Kohli's captaincy. David Willey and Adil Rashid finished with three wickets , whereas Mark Wood also earned a wicket. (more...)

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