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That Soccer Ball Putin Gifted President Trump is Getting a Security Check That Soccer Ball Putin Gifted President Trump is Getting a Security Check
- July 22, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence, National Security Adviser John Bolton and chief of staff John Kelly stood united in the West Wing on Tuesday in their contention that the commander in chief had some cleanup to do. Trump and Putin just sat down in Finland for a more than 2-hour meeting in which election meddling took center stage. "I have great confidence in my intelligence people", he said, "but I will tell you that President Putin was extremely strong and powerful in his denial today". (more...)
Team Sky's Geraint Thomas retains Tour de France yellow jersey
- July 21, 2018

LottoNL-Jumbo's Primoz Roglic is fourth, two minutes and 46 seconds down, after Bahrain-Merida's Vincenzo Nibali was forced to withdraw having crashed on Thursday's stage to Alpe d'Huez. He was booed again at the start of the 13th stage, although there were cheers for Thomas when they went to the podium to sign the start sheet. I want the fans to respect the riders. (more...)
Starless Manchester United turn off US
- July 21, 2018

There is plenty of Manchester United-related gossip doing the rounds in the papers with the Red Devils linked with a whole host of star names. The teenager came off the bench to replace the France global in Manchester United's 1-1 draw with Club America in their first pre-season game stateside. (more...)
Lost Vegas in remarkable last-minute dash to Carnoustie
- July 21, 2018

Firstly, the triple PGA Tour victor did not realise his visa had expired until he was ready to leave the United States. The Venezuelan golfer's remarkable week-long journey to Carnoustie involved an expired visa, a seven-hour stakeout in a auto outside a consulate in Houston, a hastily arranged helicopter ride across Scotland, and a lost set of clubs. (more...)
Tiger Woods has another 71, six back of leaders at British Open Tiger Woods has another 71, six back of leaders at British Open
- July 21, 2018

But no sooner had he done so than his six-iron to the par-three 16th trickled off the side of the green, from where he could not avoid dropping his first and only shot of the day. "Under those conditions, I would have taken that score today going out", McIlroy said. Tiger Woods teed off early Friday morning after playing the afternoon on Thursday. (more...)
Heung-Min Son signs new deal until 2023 Heung-Min Son signs new deal until 2023
- July 21, 2018

Son has emerged as one of Tottenham's key players under manager Mauricio Pochettino. Tottenham kick off their pre-season preparations with a meeting with Roma in California on July 26, prior to meeting Barcelona at the Rose Bowl Stadium on July 29. (more...)
Cambage Sets New WNBA Record Cambage Sets New WNBA Record
- July 21, 2018

The only other player to score more than 45 points in a WNBA game was Moore of the Lynx, putting up 48 points in a double-overtime game in 2014. Cambage returned to the WNBA after a five-year hiatus, spending the majority of her time in China before returning to the world's premier competition in 2018. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez flies to America to join Manchester United team-mates
- July 21, 2018

The Portuguese said , "Valencia, Smalling, Bailly and Shaw, they are probably the ones to start the season". "He will not be ready for the start of the season but we think he'll be ready for September". The winger, signed from Feyenoord in 2016, came on for the final 30 minutes at the University of Phoenix Stadium, but it was enough to make an impression on Mourinho. (more...)
Chris Wood closing in on leaders with hot round
- July 21, 2018

Defending champion Jordan Spieth took the scenic route to a four-under par 67 at Carnoustie on Friday that put the American right in the mix to keep hold of the Claret Jug. He called the crowds "incredible" and "fantastic", and in some sense those crowds included one of the two men playing alongside Woods. Nor should he. (more...)
United fans keeping De Gea at Old Trafford - Herrera United fans keeping De Gea at Old Trafford - Herrera
- July 21, 2018

He'll nearly certainly be back to his best once August comes around though as he goes into the new campaign as a four-time Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year award victor. "He's a good kid". Manchester United signed Brazil worldwide Fred in a £52m deal from Ukrainian Premier League champions Shakhtar Donetsk. "Look at Chong, he was very good in the second half and to see Greenwood come on, a 16-year-old, he was playing against men and did not look out of place". (more...)
Finau shoots 71, 2 off the lead at Open Championship Finau shoots 71, 2 off the lead at Open Championship
- July 21, 2018

Despite his globe trotting, the Spaniard's still keeping up to date with the leaderboard at this year's third Major and has picked a few golfers he's got his eye on. I wish I could have taken the last four holes back, but it is what it is. When he arrived for the second round to be greeted by constant rain he changed that philosophy. (more...)
Guardiola wants Man City stars rested and ready Guardiola wants Man City stars rested and ready
- July 21, 2018

Manchester City head coach Pep Guardiola has given his verdict on star winger Leroy Sane missing out on the 2018 FIFA World Cup ahead of the new season. "My advice for all players is they have to go where they want to go, and in the end it would have been a mistake for him and for us if he'd chose to come here when he wanted to go with Maurizio and Chelsea ". (more...)
Sixers Trade Richaun Holmes to Suns Sixers Trade Richaun Holmes to Suns
- July 21, 2018

The move, with the Suns capable of absorbing Holmes' entire $1.6 million contract, freed up enough cap space for the Sixers to sign Bolden. The Sixers acquired Mike Muscala from the Hawks on Thursday in a three-team trade and re-signed Amir Johnson this offseason, so Holmes was expendable. (more...)
Pele sends message of support to Alisson after completing Liverpool switch Pele sends message of support to Alisson after completing Liverpool switch
- July 21, 2018

Alisson is set to move to the Premier League for a world-record fee for a goalkeeper after keeping 17 clean sheets in 37 Serie A appearances last season. "The full package is just too good". It is hard to divorce goalkeeping statistics from the defences they play behind, so it is not worth stewing over clean sheets or goals conceded. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo leaves huge tip before Juventus unveiling Cristiano Ronaldo leaves huge tip before Juventus unveiling
- July 21, 2018

World soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has left $23,222 in tip for hotel staff at a luxury resort in Greece while on vacation with his family after Portugal's World Cup exit. Although Neymar insisted Thursday he was staying in Paris, reports persisted that a move could be on the cards. Tax laws are more favourable in Italy and a new fiscal bit of legislation allows for contributors moving to the country to pay as little as €100,000 in payments on earnings made elsewhere. (more...)
Liverpool boss Klopp bemoans worldwide schedule demands Liverpool boss Klopp bemoans worldwide schedule demands
- July 21, 2018

It was my first year as a professional footballer. Fabinho , the Brazil midfielder who helped Monaco win Ligue 1 in 2016 and reach the semi-finals of that season's Champions League , is adjusting to life in Merseyside following his £43.7million move earlier this summer but the messages from Manchester have not been especially welcoming. (more...)
McLemore Returning To Kings In Trade That Sends Temple To Grizzlies McLemore Returning To Kings In Trade That Sends Temple To Grizzlies
- July 21, 2018

The Grizzlies will be Temple's seventh National Basketball Association team in his 10th season, after stints with the Rockets, Spurs, Bucks, Bobcats, Heat and Wizards. Davis was drafted by Boston, who traded his draft rights to the Grizzlies, in the second round (31st overall) of the 2016 NBA Draft after a one-year collegiate career (2015-16) at Michigan State University. (more...)
Tiger plays down fitness concerns, encouraged by Open start
- July 21, 2018

Last year American golfer Jordan Spieth , who is a three-time major victor and the 2015 FedEx Cup champion, won the championship. "Today wasn't quite as good, but I finally birdied the par 5". After his off time and his back surgery of a year ago, this was all preferable. After a shaky start that included bogeys at the second and third holes, Woods recovered with back-to-back birdies. (more...)
Tiger Woods ignores kids looking for autographs at Open
- July 20, 2018

Yesterday was a little bit more defensive. But at a damp and chilly Carnoustie, McIlroy said that while he may not enjoy the adverse conditions any better, he has "definitely learned to handle it a little better". Woods' tee shot ended on a steep bank and he attempted to hit a hook that went poorly. "It's kind of fun to watch him do that, to be honest". "I got off to not exactly the best start, being two over through three, but I got it back". (more...)
The Open: Butch Harmon reviews Tiger Woods' round at Carnoustie
- July 20, 2018

Since going through three separate back surgeries, along with numerous social problems, Woods has appeared a shadow of his former self, but is confident of returning to his best. Woods arrived at Carnoustie on Thursday for the first round of The Open wearing two strips of KT Tape to alleviate pressure on his neck, which was bothering him due to a poor night's sleep earlier in the week. (more...)
Liverpool Agree £10m Deal To Sell Goalkeeper Danny Ward Liverpool Agree £10m Deal To Sell Goalkeeper Danny Ward
- July 20, 2018

The probable deal is expected to reach the tally of around £10 million. But with Liverpool's goalkeeping dilemma seemingly resolved with Alisson's due to join, there is no room for Ward. Though the Englishman will have a hard task breaking into the Liverpool side come the start of the Premier League season with their front three of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino having performed so spectacularly last term. (more...)
Records galore for Pakistan in ODI at Bulawayo Records galore for Pakistan in ODI at Bulawayo
- July 20, 2018

Fakhar Zaman smashed 210 off 156 balls and became the six batsmen to score double hundred in One-Day Internationals (ODIs) on Friday. His score is the 5th highest individual score of ODI. Earlier today, Fakhar and Imamul Haq also broke the record for Pakistan's highest ODI partnership for any wicket. The earlier record stood at 263 runs which Inzamam-ul-Haq and Aamer Sohail forged for the opening wicket in 1994 against New Zealand. (more...)
Falcons, Julio Jones Won't Renegotiate Contract Falcons, Julio Jones Won't Renegotiate Contract
- July 20, 2018

Jones is entering the third year of a five-year $71.25 million contract extension signed in 2015, which runs through the 2020 season. Much has been made of Jones' holdout. Some of his teammates may be in line to get a new deal before Jones. Per Schultz, the Falcons' front office is focusing on the contracts of defensive tackle Grady Jarrett , offensive lineman Jake Matthews and safety Ricardo Allen . (more...)
Rowdy Tour fans tarnish win for Thomas atop Alpe d'Huez Rowdy Tour fans tarnish win for Thomas atop Alpe d'Huez
- July 20, 2018

The sport paid for that unlimited access Thursday when unruly spectators interrupted the most iconic climb of the Tour de France . Thomas is the first Briton to take the honours at the Alpe and the Welshman's name will now be immortalised on one of the plaques that mark each of those 21 famous switchbacks. (more...)
Tiger Woods snubs kids asking for autographs at The Open
- July 20, 2018

Defending champion Jordan Spieth was not a model of accuracy, and it finally caught up with the Texan as he dropped four shots in the final four holes for a 72. Masters champion Patrick Reed, Hideki Matsuyama, Bubba Watson, and Garcia were all at 75 and now have to worry about just getting to the weekend. Teeing off in steady drizzle just before 8am, McIlroy was faced by a course that was playing far longer and slower than the fiery links of the previous day. (more...)
Pant named for England Tests in place of injured Saha Pant named for England Tests in place of injured Saha
- July 20, 2018

DNA has reliably learnt that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is likely to seek a report from the team management over the inclusion of Bhuvneshwar, despite the latter is said to have let them know of his injury on the eve of the final ODI.In fact, it has also been learnt that BCCI secretary and convenor of the selection meeting Amitabh Choudhary also asked "why the pacer was made to play when he was not fit?" Rishabh Pant continued his impressive form with the bat in ... (more...)
Man United set for disappointment in bid to sign Real Madrid star Man United set for disappointment in bid to sign Real Madrid star
- July 20, 2018

Manchester United is the preferred destination for the former Tottenham man if he does decide to move. New Real Madrid head coach Julen Lopetegui is reportedly eager to work with Gareth Bale next season following "positive" talks on Monday. (more...)
Augustus & Fowles Named 2018 WNBA All-Stars Augustus & Fowles Named 2018 WNBA All-Stars
- July 20, 2018

The teams they choose will be announced at the start of Thursday's 8 p.m. ET game on ESPN2, when Delle Donne's Mystics face Dallas. This will be the fifteenth annual All-Star Game played by the league. Parker and Delle Donne will draft players from the 20 other All-Stars who were announced Tuesday. One likely candidate for starting guard is Toliver, who joins Delle Donne in the second all-star selection of her career. (more...)
Tour de France 2018 - Geraint Thomas wins Stage 11, takes yellow jersey
- July 20, 2018

Thomas, who took the yellow jersey when he won Wednesday's 11th stage, prevailed again in the 12th at top of the 21-hair-pinned climb, one of the most iconic of the Tour. If I'm struggling, I'm not going to expect him to wait for him. With questions over which rider Sky is backing for victory, it was a bold demonstration of strength by Thomas, who has been Froome's loyal lieutenant for years. (more...)
Ousmane Dembele offered to Chelsea as part of Eden Hazard deal Ousmane Dembele offered to Chelsea as part of Eden Hazard deal
- July 20, 2018

Hazard, like keeper Courtois, has been strongly linked with Real Madrid and recently indicated that he would like to move . Subscribe to our SMS sports service by texting "SPORTS" to 22840. "I'd like to meet them face to face". "Before that I would also like a player to come on the pitch for four or five days with me". He told HLN: "After six wonderful years at Chelsea it might be time to discover something different". (more...)

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