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Enes Kanter says Zion Williamson is Enes Kanter says Zion Williamson is "Julius Randle with hops"
- June 29, 2019

Some drama brewed today between free agent big man Enes Kanter and former Lakers forward Julius Randle . Williamson hasn't even played a game in the National Basketball Association yet and he's already getting ripped by Kanter. Randle average 21.4 points and 8.7 rebounds during the 2018-19 season - not bad for just being Julius Randle . Well, Randle got wind of this and had to set the record straight. (more...)
Durant Walks Away From Warriors Deal. Where Will He Go?! Durant Walks Away From Warriors Deal. Where Will He Go?!
- June 29, 2019

Of course, the Knicks couldn't have foreseen Durant rupturing his Achilles in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. With a torn ACL, Klay likely isn't expected back until late next season - think February or March at the earliest. The New York Times' Marc Stein reported the Knicks could offer a one-year contract to Durant's Golden State Warriors teammate, 6-foot-11 center DeMarcus Cousins, if they can't lure Durant to Madison Square Garden. (more...)
England place blame for World Cup failure on pitch conditions England place blame for World Cup failure on pitch conditions
- June 28, 2019

India will deliberately lose their matches against Sri Lanka and Bangladesh so that Pakistan does not make it to the semi-finals of the ongoing World Cup, former Pakistan cricketer Basit Ali claimed. However, the fact remains that even if they lose one or both of their following matches, it does not rule them out. Their next game is on Saturday against Afghanistan , who have lost all seven of their matches at the tournament in England and Wales and they finish their group fixtures ... (more...)
Cameroon face an inquiry and possible disciplinary action following loss to England Cameroon face an inquiry and possible disciplinary action following loss to England
- June 28, 2019

Federation Internationale de Football Association has studied Liang's performance - officially ruled as "good" in the report to Federation Internationale de Football Association - finding "every decision and the use of VAR correct, using the protocols" and that she tried to get the Cameroon players to restart the game promptly following each flashpoint. (more...)
Title favourites Australia, New Zealand set to square-off at Lord`s Title favourites Australia, New Zealand set to square-off at Lord`s
- June 28, 2019

Australia's pacemen tore through a strong England batting line up and made it look easy. As for Australia , they have shown improvement with every passing game. Hence, the New Zealand batsmen have a tough task ahead of them. The Australians lead the standings, one point above the Kiwis. It's another big game in this World Cup and it's the Trans-Tasmanian rivals squaring off against each other. (more...)
Egypt's Amr Warda welcomed back to AFCON squad Egypt's Amr Warda welcomed back to AFCON squad
- June 28, 2019

Those things are and must remain sacred, ' the Liverpool forward wrote. In a second tweet, Salah commented: "We need to believe in second chances. we need to guide and educate". With only one more game to play before the round of 16 for Egypt , the host of the competition, Warda was in effect only off the team for two games - one against the Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday, and the other against Uganda scheduled for Sunday. (more...)
It's unanimous … UConn headed home to Big East It's unanimous … UConn headed home to Big East
- June 28, 2019

When the move takes place (likely in the 2020-21 season) expect the Bulls and Huskies to meet once a year as non-league foes, further bolstering USF's normally rigid non-conference slate . That said, it does leave questions for its football team, considering the Big East does not sponsor football. In the AAC, the men's team has one conference title (2016). (more...)
Rafael Nadal blasts Wimbledon seeding: 'I don’t think it’s a good thing' Rafael Nadal blasts Wimbledon seeding: 'I don’t think it’s a good thing'
- June 28, 2019

The ATP's top 32 men are seeded at Wimbledon , but the order is based on a formula that gives players additional credit for ranking points earned at tournaments played on grass over the preceding two years. He returned 12 months later, this time as the world No 35, but again his campaign ended at the opening hurdle, going down in straight sets to fifth-seeded Russian Yevgeny Kafelnikov. (more...)
Wayne Rooney offers Man United advice to Aaron Wan-Bissaka Wayne Rooney offers Man United advice to Aaron Wan-Bissaka
- June 28, 2019

The Croydon-born England junior worldwide made the trip to Manchester earlier this week to undergo a medical and to complete the deal after returning from the ongoing Under-21 European Championship upon England's shock early elimination. Recent reports claimed that the Red Devils had a £40m cash and player deal rejected by the Hammers for Issa Diop while Napoli are demanding a club-record £107m bid from Manchester United for Kalidou Koulibaly. (more...)
Martin O'Neill parts ways with Nottingham Forest Martin O'Neill parts ways with Nottingham Forest
- June 28, 2019

The report also states that Forest have lined up a replacement in Sabri Lamouchi, a former France worldwide who has managed the Ivory Coast , Qatari-based side El-Jaish and most recently Ligue 1 side Stade Rennais. Lamouchi was most recently in charge of Ligue 1 side Rennes , and earned Europa League qualification with them in 2017/18. He was sacked by Rennes last December after a string of poor results. (more...)
AC Milan banned from Europe for financial fair play violations AC Milan banned from Europe for financial fair play violations
- June 28, 2019

The Serie A giants will play no part in continental competition during the upcoming campaign, despite having secured a fifth-place finish last season. In it, it said: 'AC Milan is excluded from participating in the UEFA Club Competitions of the sporting season 2019-20 as a outcome of the breach of FFP break-even obligations during the 2015-16, 2016-17 and the 2016-17, 20-17-18 monitoring periods'. (more...)
Donald Trump Mentions Cristiano Ronaldo When Asked About Football's Gender Pay Gap Donald Trump Mentions Cristiano Ronaldo When Asked About Football's Gender Pay Gap
- June 28, 2019

At L'Equipe, editors had a hunch that this World Cup could be different, pushing women's soccer into the big time. Some of the differences seem fairly nominal and easily fixed. Get the Monitor Stories you care about delivered to your inbox. "But I haven't taken a position on that at all". But this argument can unravel from the tension of the sports free market, where things supposedly are worth what they can command. (more...)
Hamilton doesn't want Mercedes boss Wolff as new F1 chief Hamilton doesn't want Mercedes boss Wolff as new F1 chief
- June 28, 2019

Earlier this week, the five time world champion said his boss at Mercedes may not make a good replacement for F1 CEO Chase Carey because he could be "biased". Pierre Gasly finished the session in third place as he flew the flag for the Honda engine and Red Bull following Verstappen's crash. Bottas' accident ruined Hamilton's qualifying-simulation lap, but afterwards the Briton reported "a clean day for me with no major issues, although I broke a couple of front wings on the kerbs like a ... (more...)
England must keep cool heads against India: Root
- June 28, 2019

India thrashed West Indies by 125 runs to displace New Zealand from the second spot in the World Cup points table . Hussain, however, came up with a brilliant comeback, when he said he would support England just like Pieterson be supporting England when they play against South Africa in a rugby match. (more...)
Lashley fires personal-best 63 to lead in Detroit Lashley fires personal-best 63 to lead in Detroit
- June 28, 2019

After a 316 yard drive on the 635-yard par-5 fourth, Frittelli chipped his third shot to 1 foot, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. Ryan Armour and Nick Watney were a stroke back at 64. He opened with a birdie and had three more on the front nine before the closing spree. Johnson provided proof the Donald Ross-designed course can present a challenge. (more...)
Fans Sulk Over Sachin Tendulkar's Remarks on MS Dhoni's Batting Fans Sulk Over Sachin Tendulkar's Remarks on MS Dhoni's Batting
- June 28, 2019

Also, his very slow inning partnering Kedhar Jadhav kept hurting the Run Rate of the innings. "There was no positive intent". Something similar happened with Sachin Tendulkar , who was trolled by the fans of MS Dhoni after the Master Blaster criticised the latter for his slow batting approach in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 match against Afghanistan . (more...)
Brathwaite heroics in vain as New Zealand beat Windies at World Cup Brathwaite heroics in vain as New Zealand beat Windies at World Cup
- June 28, 2019

The Kiwis are now at the top of the table with 11 points from six matches, with captain Kane Williamson winning plaudits for racking up 373 runs at an average of 186.50. The day/night match at Old Trafford had looked certain to go his team's way when the Caribbean side slumped to 164-7, chasing a target of 292. "We have the talent - it's just a case of pushing on and batting long". (more...)
Penny pinching Arsenal will have to pay a lot more for target Penny pinching Arsenal will have to pay a lot more for target
- June 28, 2019

However, Kieran Tierney is a great left back that can play in a back four so his arrival at the Emirates Stadium will see the gunners return to Unai Emery's preferred 4-2-3-1 formation which most Arsenal fans like than the ones that see the gunners have three centre backs. (more...)
Breakdancing poised for Olympic debut at Paris 2024, Sport News & Top Stories Breakdancing poised for Olympic debut at Paris 2024, Sport News & Top Stories
- June 28, 2019

In a statement , IOC president Thomas Bach said the four sports proposed by Paris 2024 are "totally in line" with his "Olympic Agenda 2020" plan for making the Games more diverse, urban and appealing to younger audiences. "Indian Hockey benefited the most under his leadership as Hockey India President as he paved a new path for the sport with his popular initiatives that helped revive the sport". (more...)
Trump's tweets add heat to US quarter-final clash with France Trump's tweets add heat to US quarter-final clash with France
- June 28, 2019

For many fans the match is like a final, with "Les Bleues" among the stand-out teams of the tournament and perennial challengers to the domination of the American defending champions . Team USA remains the one to beat at the Federation Internationale de Football Association women's world cup . Players said the hard match was crucial to the team's preparation going into the quarterfinal against the fourth-ranked French, the first time the US has faced the host in a World Cup. (more...)

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