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Kawhi Leonard To Skip Team USA Minicamp Kawhi Leonard To Skip Team USA Minicamp
- July 25, 2018

Green missed five games in December due to the injury. Leonard skipping camp means there won't be a reunion of sorts anytime soon between he and head coach Gregg Popovich, who is leading the National Team. When Spurs officials came to NY to check on him, he reportedly hid from them , reflecting the bizarrely extreme state of his estrangement from the team. (more...)
France’s Deschamps, Zidane head Federation Internationale de Football Association coaching award nominees France’s Deschamps, Zidane head Federation Internationale de Football Association coaching award nominees
- July 25, 2018

Diego Simeone took Atletico Madrid to Europa League glory, the Spanish side beating Marseille 3-0 in France. For their exploits at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Croatia's Zlatko Dalic, Russia's Stanislav Cherchesov and Belgium coach Roberto Martinez also made the shortlist. (more...)
Emery demands 'personality' from Arsenal players
- July 25, 2018

Atletico won 2-1 on aggregate en route to lifting the trophy. The Gabon worldwide will be looking to make a major impact during Arsenal's upcoming friendlies against Atletico Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain. Matteo Guendouzi, Bernd Leno, Stephan Lichtsteiner, Sokratis Papastathopoulos and Lucas Torreira have all arrived this summer and Emery is now set to trim his squad ahead of the new season. (more...)
Turkish president breaks silence on Ozil-Germany stand off Turkish president breaks silence on Ozil-Germany stand off
- July 25, 2018

Emery admitted he had not spoken to Ozil about the player's decision to end his global career, instead opting to give him time to focus on club duties after a tumultuous few weeks. "This normality is the best for him and I am sure he is going to do a big season with us". "It's unfortunate for him but I have to say that we try to do everything so that he feels good, he trains well and can be ready for the season because he is one of the key players". (more...)
Everton set to make move for World Cup defensive midfield star Everton set to make move for World Cup defensive midfield star
- July 25, 2018

Richarlison's arrival reunites him with Silva, who was the head coach at Watford when the Brazilian arrived from Fluminense for £11.5m last August. Town boss David Wagner told his club's website: "Incey has got a lot of game time for us in the last season and played a big role in helping us to achieve our aim of staying in the Premier League". (more...)
Ricciardo set to start at the back in Germany Ricciardo set to start at the back in Germany
- July 25, 2018

Explaining the issue after the session, Verstappen said: "We found out we had a little oil leak so we had to fix it, that's why I went out at the end again to check everything and it was fine". He starts from last on Sunday because of a grid penalty. "I think obviously the picture with everyone else is starting to be pretty clear, so obviously I'll focus on [this race] and then I guess probably early next week I'll try and get everything done". (more...)
Minnesota Timberwolves: Idea for 3-team trade with Orlando and Toronto Minnesota Timberwolves: Idea for 3-team trade with Orlando and Toronto
- July 25, 2018

Maybe the Lakers or the Clippers will be joined by the third best player in the National Basketball Association in a year, but not being more aggressive in trade talks and taking the risk was a massive mistake. Leonard proceeded to spend the 10-day All-Star break in NY, consulting a specialist and going through further rehab. "You could tell that my play deteriorated towards the end of the season", Green said . (more...)
Prowling Tiger Woods on Open charge as Spieth joins leaders Prowling Tiger Woods on Open charge as Spieth joins leaders
- July 25, 2018

The last time Woods led or held a share of the lead at the end of a round at a major was in 2012, at the PGA Championship. "I learned that everybody's going through the same stuff and trying to shoot the lowest score possible and everybody puts their trousers on the same way I do", the 34-year-old said. (more...)
Alaphilippe wins protest-hit stage, Thomas keeps Tour lead Alaphilippe wins protest-hit stage, Thomas keeps Tour lead
- July 25, 2018

The only thing lacking from the wild 16th stage of the Tour de France on Tuesday was a shake-up in the overall standings. Team Sky's Chris Froome was jostled and spat at on Alpe d'Huez, while 2014 victor Vincenzo Nibali saw his race ended after he was brought down in a tangle with a fan on the same mountain. (more...)
Loris Karius - Liverpool didn't warn me before Alisson signing Loris Karius - Liverpool didn't warn me before Alisson signing
- July 25, 2018

Liverpool have not won the league since 1990 and, despite European success, a Premier League title remains the dream of fans. The German is about to undertake his third full season in charge but despite the progress since he took over in 2015, he is yet to win his first trophy with the club. (more...)
FIFA Best Coach of the Year award nominees revealed FIFA Best Coach of the Year award nominees revealed
- July 25, 2018

Jürgen Klopp has been included on an 11-man shortlist for FIFA's Best Men's Coach of the Year award. They include all four semi-finalists - Deschamps, Zlatko Dalic, Roberto Martinez and Gareth Southgate - plus Russia's Stanislav Cherchesov. (more...)
Kevin Love, Cleveland Cavaliers forward, signs contract extension Kevin Love, Cleveland Cavaliers forward, signs contract extension
- July 25, 2018

Upon getting whiff of the news that his former teammate has hit pay dirt again, Los Angeles Lakers star forward LeBron James hopped on Twitter to congratulate Love, suggesting that the power forward should pick up the bill the next time they make a visit to either Nobu Malibu or Wally's. (more...)
FCA's CEO Marchionne replaced immediately due to serious health issues FCA's CEO Marchionne replaced immediately due to serious health issues
- July 25, 2018

It is a move that was not supposed to be announced or take effect until next year when Marchionne planned to retire. He has also been replaced as chairman and CEO of Ferrari . Marchionne is passionate about the Ferrari racing team, and even after his planned retirement from Fiat Chrysler he had said he wanted to stay at the helm of the sports vehicle company with the iconic horse symbol for a few more years. (more...)
Trailer Gives Fascinating Insight Into Pep Guardiola's Team Talks Trailer Gives Fascinating Insight Into Pep Guardiola's Team Talks
- July 25, 2018

Miralem Pjanic is the latest player in that position linked to a move to the Etihad Stadium but Guardiola categorically dismissed a move for the Juventus playmaker. We can handle players in different positions and we'll see in the last days - we'll decide to buy one player or wait till next season. "I did what I did in the previous two seasons because I needed to play to be involved in the World Cup - and look where that got me". (more...)
Man Utd must Man Utd must "get used" to Antonio Valencia injuries, says Jose Mourinho
- July 25, 2018

Jose Mourinho tells ESPN FC that the World Cup was the flawless habitat for Paul Pogba as he could 'only think about football'. He wants to sign two more players before the transfer deadline but has admitted it may not happen. Mourinho claimed, in an interview with ESPN, that the World Cup environment enabled Pogba to shut out the distractions that he feels prevented him from reaching his peak last term. (more...)
Ramanathan aims to end India's 20-year title drought in Newport Ramanathan aims to end India's 20-year title drought in Newport
- July 24, 2018

The 23-year-old from Chennai took one hour and 18 minutes to get across Pospisil 7-5, 6-2 in the quarterfinals. $15,000 ITF women, Jakarta, Indonesia: Final: Arianne Hartono (Ned) bt Mahak Jain 6-4, 6-1. "He said I have the game and before every match he talks to me, which gives me confidence". "(I) would've liked to capitalize on a few more of those break points in the end of the first set and the second. (more...)
Joel Ward hoping Wilfried Zaha stays at Crystal Palace Joel Ward hoping Wilfried Zaha stays at Crystal Palace
- July 24, 2018

Zaha still has four years left on his contract and a strong affiliation with Palace, but if his ambitions do not line up with those of the club, he could well decide to force through a move. He's valued at around £ 70m by Palace bigwigs. Everton are also chasing Zaha and could offer Palace Yannick Bolasie plus cash for the winger. Despite the speculation, Roy Hodgson claims he's got no plans to offload Zaha. (more...)
Gary Sanchez Admits He Should Have Hustled On Last Out Gary Sanchez Admits He Should Have Hustled On Last Out
- July 24, 2018

Perhaps best of all, Sanchez's backup, Austin Romine, today was named the Yankees' victor of the Heart and Hustle award, presented by the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association. "I should have run harder", Sanchez said, through a translater. Robertson flipped to Willy Adames, but the Yankees' Aaron Hicks beat the throw. Sanchez appeared to jog out of the batters box and was out by a step for the game's last out, negating the potential tying run. (more...)
City's Sane determined after World Cup snub City's Sane determined after World Cup snub
- July 24, 2018

Many believed Napoli would beat Juventus to the title, but a strong run of form in the tail end of the season saw the Old Lady pip them at the last stage. It would be a dream to play in the World Cup. "It has been a hard week with a long flight, jet lag, but at the end of the week I can say we have worked well, and we have played a good match for 60 minutes". (more...)
Juventus medical shows Ronaldo is fitter than a 20-year-old
- July 24, 2018

Three incredible statistics emerged from the medical referring to his body fat, his muscular mass, and his speed revealing the numbers behind his super-man like structure. The 33-year-old's muscular mass is 50 per cent, four per cent more than the average in football, while he also recorded the fastest speed at the World Cup in Russian Federation, sprinting at 21.1mph during one of Portugal's games. (more...)
Minella reaches first WTA final 9 months after baby Minella reaches first WTA final 9 months after baby
- July 24, 2018

Bouchard's ranking is now No. 146, second amongst Canadians. "It was just different, and I had to fight into the match". "After so long, it means the world to have this title". Cornet could barely lift the stylised trophy representing the Alps during the ceremony: "I was so exhausted after the match and it must have weight 15 kilograms, she joked. (more...)
Star Golfer Reveals He Played Today’s Final Round Hungover Star Golfer Reveals He Played Today’s Final Round Hungover
- July 24, 2018

Here's his complete quote, per ESPN's Darren Rovell. He then admitted that he had "too much to drink last night" following a frustrating round on Saturday. Eddie Pepperell, a 27-year-old pro out of the United Kingdom, revealed after his final round that he played his final 18 holes with a headache and some nausea. (more...)
Troubled Browns star mysteriously missing camp with team's blessing Troubled Browns star mysteriously missing camp with team's blessing
- July 24, 2018

The Browns also issued their own statement from GM John Dorsey , which read a little bit less optimistically than Gordon's initial remarks. While he didn't go into particulars, Gordon stated that current treatment, which will keep him away from the practice field, surrounding his well-being has been coordinated with the NFL , NFLPA and the Browns. (more...)
Julio Jones won't report to Falcons' camp this week Julio Jones won't report to Falcons' camp this week
- July 24, 2018

Jones, who was second in the league in passing yardage last season, and his agent, Jimmy Sexton, have had no comment, but the receiver did join Ryan and other receivers for a passing camp past week in California. Jones is entering the third season of a five-year, $71 million contract extension he signed in 2015. He has three years and $34.4 million left on the deal. (more...)
Chinese team preparing to offer Dwyane Wade 'monster deal,' report says Chinese team preparing to offer Dwyane Wade 'monster deal,' report says
- July 24, 2018

Close friend and Heat teammate Udonis Haslem has been in China with Wade this week and said last month he would consider playing in China next season so he could get more playing time. I've done everything that I can to this point to put myself that I'm in this position I am today, where I can do something that hasn't been done globally yet. (more...)
McIlroy sees Open champion as ideal Ryder Cup partner McIlroy sees Open champion as ideal Ryder Cup partner
- July 24, 2018

So his first major since that 2015 PGA Championship was this year's Masters (where he finished tied for 32nd), and his second was the U.S. Open (where he missed the cut). The "where I was" referred to the years of debilitating back pain that was finally solved by a spinal fusion last April, allowing him to resume his career after four years of severely-curtailed appearances. (more...)
Fabio Fognini tops Fernando Verdasco to reach Bastad final Fabio Fognini tops Fernando Verdasco to reach Bastad final
- July 24, 2018

Third-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy won the Swedish Open title on Sunday after defeating fourth-seeded Richard Gasquet of France 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, lifting his second trophy in 2018. Fognini won the Brazil Open in March, and Gasquet won on grass at s-Hertogenbosch last month, the Frenchman's 15th title from 30 finals. Gasquest stopped lucky loser Henri Laaksonen 6-2, 6-3 in the semifinals. (more...)
Kevin Love signs four-year contract extension with Cavaliers
- July 24, 2018

We developed a culture here that reflects that. During his four seasons with the Cavaliers, Love has averaged 17.1 points and 10 rebounds while shooting 37.7% from three, and helped the team reach the NBA Finals over the last four seasons and win its first championship in 2016. (more...)
FIFA The Best Awards: Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah, Jurgen Klopp Nominated FIFA The Best Awards: Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah, Jurgen Klopp Nominated
- July 24, 2018

France also has Antoine Griezmann and Raphael Varane, who won a third straight Champions League title alongside Modric and Ronaldo with Real Madrid, on the Federation Internationale de Football Association list. Ronaldo has made the final 10 for this year, but Brazil and PSG megastar Neymar has missed out. PSG attacker Mbappe was in sensational form for his Country France in Russian Federation this summer, as Les Blues won the World Cup for the first time away from home soil. (more...)
Noah Syndergaard placed on DL with hand, foot and mouth disease Noah Syndergaard placed on DL with hand, foot and mouth disease
- July 24, 2018

Symptoms, according to the Mayo Clinic , can include fever, sore throat, malaise, painful blisterlike lesions on the tongue, gums and inside of the mouth and a red rash. During the game, we couldn't quite figure it out. "I put my hands on his legs to talk to him when he came out and said, 'Hey, man. So he was just weak and run-down, and I think the virus just took its toll". (more...)

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