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Stricker gets six captain's picks as USA change Ryder Cup qualification Stricker gets six captain's picks as USA change Ryder Cup qualification
- June 13, 2020

The Ryder Cup is scheduled to be played at Wisconsin's Whistling Straits on September 25-27. Koepka said he has not been approached by the PGA of America, which controls the event, about what should happen regarding playing or having fans in attendance. (more...)
Coppa line-ups: Juventus v Milan Coppa line-ups: Juventus v Milan
- June 13, 2020

Nearly immediately, Milan forward Ante Rebic was sent off for a wild kick at Danilo, forcing the visitors to play for more than 70 minutes with 10 men. They will be helped by Wednesday's ruling which eliminates extra-time in the event of deadlock after 90 minutes for both last-four second legs and next week's final. (more...)
Chris Paul, Trae Young, Tamika Catchings, more join HORSE competition
- June 12, 2020

According to the Wojnarowski report , the competition is also expected to feature participants from the WNBA , as well as some recent National Basketball Association alumni. ET on ESPN . Like the classic game usually reserved for driveways and schoolyards, a player must describe the shot being attempted before releasing the ball. (more...)
Liverpool On The Verge Of Clinching First League Title In 30 Years Liverpool On The Verge Of Clinching First League Title In 30 Years
- June 12, 2020

Later that day Manchester City will play Arsenal , with a defeat for the Manchester side giving Liverpool the chance to wrap up the title against rivals Everton the following weekend. "A lot of factors have been taken into consideration by the GSAG, especially the safety of the players, match officials and staff in attendance at both stadia". (more...)
One positive in latest Premier League coronavirus tests One positive in latest Premier League coronavirus tests
- June 12, 2020

The tribute comes amid worldwide protests against racial injustice following the death of George Floyd , a black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis on 25 May. Several Premier League squads have already "taken a knee" in training-ground images shared on social media, and anti-racism charity Kick It Out had asked that players feel free to do so on the pitch . (more...)
French court rejects appeal on ending Ligue 1 season, suspends relegations French court rejects appeal on ending Ligue 1 season, suspends relegations
- June 12, 2020

France's highest administrative court has rejected an effort to restart the Ligue 1 season - but ruled that Amiens and Toulouse should be reprieved from relegation. And then, the soap opera takes an unexpected twist. Third-bottom Nimes will not be relegated because, in normal circumstances, the team finishing 18th in Ligue 1 faces a play-off against a Ligue 2 side to decide who plays in the top flight the following season. (more...)
UEFA to reset European soccer competitions UEFA to reset European soccer competitions
- June 12, 2020

Germany, where the Bundesliga restarted on May 16, is apparently favourite to stage a similar Europa League mini-tournament with venues in Gelsenkirchen, Cologne, Duisberg and Dusseldorf reportedly being considered. It's widely reported that UEFA will create a Final Eight knockout competition with the quarter-finalists in one-off games, the same for the semi-finals and then the Final. (more...)
Appeals Court To Hear Michael Flynn's Bid To Get Case Dropped Appeals Court To Hear Michael Flynn's Bid To Get Case Dropped
- June 12, 2020

Gleeson said there was "ample evidence in the record that Flynn committed perjury", or lied under oath. Flynn pleaded guilty before two federal judges to lying to the FBI about his contacts with the Russian ambassador in late 2016, when he asked Russia not to retaliate for Obama administration sanctions for election interference and to split from the Obama administration on an upcoming United Nations vote on Israel. (more...)
Irish PM calls for boycott on Anthony Joshua-Tyson Fury fight Irish PM calls for boycott on Anthony Joshua-Tyson Fury fight
- June 12, 2020

Daniel Kinahan, an Irishman now based in the UAE, was name-checked on three occasions by Fury when the WBC champion announced on Wednesday he had reached an agreement with three-belt titleholder Joshua for a fight in 2021. "BT reviews all sports rights and broadcast deals with the appropriate levels of responsibility and scrutiny before deciding on a course of action". (more...)
Manchester United Could Unload ‘Underwhelming’ Star For Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho Manchester United Could Unload ‘Underwhelming’ Star For Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho
- June 12, 2020

The Juve winger has made nine starts and nine substitute appearances in Serie A this season to play a bit-part role in the Italian giants' top-flight campaign. That being said, Sancho would set the Anfield club back some £80 million [ The Independent ] and if they couldn't afford Werner at £52 million then logically it doesn't make much sense how they'll afford to sign the former Manchester City prospect. (more...)
NCAA committee finalizes new preseason football model NCAA committee finalizes new preseason football model
- June 12, 2020

The model depends on each team's first scheduled game. The only change is to the period between July 24 and August 6 that is for summer access with walk-throughs and meetings. The transition from voluntary workouts to required participation in "summer access" is a normal part of the sport's calendar, but the recommendation of an additional two weeks specifically for coach-supervised walk-throughs and meetings was added with the hope of giving coaches extra time to evaluate players' ... (more...)
Benji Marshall: New Zealand stand-off to self-isolate after kiss Benji Marshall: New Zealand stand-off to self-isolate after kiss
- June 12, 2020

The Tigers announced that under those guidelines, the 35-year-old will remain at home while the reporter undergoes a COVID-19 test. NRL star Benji Marshall has been forced to self-isolate after being caught on camera giving a reporter a kiss on the cheek. (more...)
In boxing's return to Las Vegas, Shakur Stevenson cruises past Felix Caraballo In boxing's return to Las Vegas, Shakur Stevenson cruises past Felix Caraballo
- June 12, 2020

Mikaela Mayer was scheduled for a showcase in the co-main event, but the U.S. Olympian was pulled from her scheduled fight with Helen Joseph on Sunday when she tested positive for COVID-19 . "A lot of people are trying to stand up for what's right". "Italy needs to come back after the virus, and I love Italy, so I fight for my country. (more...)
Leverkusen 'haven't given up hope' on Havertz despite latest Chelsea links
- June 12, 2020

Bayern Munich are among the clubs that are keen on snapping him up, and Muller is in support of the idea. This would probably only be in the scenario where Jadon Sancho isn't signed as he is widely reported to be United's main target this summer. (more...)
Trump faces showdown with Congress over Confederate names on military bases Trump faces showdown with Congress over Confederate names on military bases
- June 12, 2020

He stressed America's history of victory and freedom has inspired generations of servicemen and women, who went on to win two world wars. "Therefore, my administration will not even consider the renaming of these magnificent and fabled military institutions", he continued. (more...)
Louisville council unanimously passes ‘Breonna’s Law’ banning no-knock warrants Louisville council unanimously passes ‘Breonna’s Law’ banning no-knock warrants
- June 12, 2020

Louisville council member Jessica Green, who co-wrote the city's new law, said the city's police typically use the no-knock warrants about 20 to 25 times a year. PHOTO: Breonna Taylor, 26, was shot and killed by Louisville, Kentucky, police officers after they allegedly executed a search warrant of the wrong home. (more...)
Trump to Accept GOP Presidential Nomination in Jacksonville, Florida Trump to Accept GOP Presidential Nomination in Jacksonville, Florida
- June 12, 2020

He said that while North Carolina is snubbing the event, there are "many, many states" that would like to host the convention, including Texas, Georgia and Florida. Nor did the RNC explain whether it would implement any sanitary or social distancing measures to help prevent the spread of coronavirus . With about 1 in 20 coronavirus tests returning positive in Florida, and confirmed cases on the rise, Democrats remain uneasy about the arrangement, anxious that a large celebration will ... (more...)
NBA Dynamic Trio to Enter Basketball Hall of Fame
- June 12, 2020

Los Angeles Lakers legend, the late Kobe Bryant , San Antonio Spurs great, Tim Duncan , and Minnesota Timberwolves and Boston Celtics superstar - Kevin Garnett headline the class. "We have also banded together like never before in appreciation of the game and those who have made it the uniting force it is today". "Kobe was not only a proven victor and a champion, he gave everything he had to the game of basketball". (more...)
US Soccer Repeals Player Ban On Kneeling During National Anthem US Soccer Repeals Player Ban On Kneeling During National Anthem
- June 12, 2020

It came after United States women's team star Megan Rapinoe knelt during the anthem at 2016 global in a gesture of solidarity with former National Football League star Colin Kaepernick . "This is everybody's responsibility, including this union and its members; we could and should have done more in the past". "We are listed here for our gamers and are prepared to assistance them in elevating their initiatives to obtain social justice". (more...)
Carroll says unnamed team called about Kaepernick: 'Someone is interested' Carroll says unnamed team called about Kaepernick: 'Someone is interested'
- June 12, 2020

Seattle brought Kaepernick in for a workout during the 2017 offseason and had another visit a year later canceled. "Someone is interested", Carroll said without specifying which club contacted him, according to Joe Fann of NBC Sports Northwest . (more...)

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