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Matt Maher: Wigan's fall into administration leaves EFL in very tight spot Matt Maher: Wigan's fall into administration leaves EFL in very tight spot
- July 04, 2020

The club, now in 14th position in the second tier of English football, will be docked 12 points a result - a deduction that will be applied this year if they finish outside of the relegation zone, or next year if they drop down a division. "You can't blindly make commitments to bail a business out come what may". Another of the administrators, Dean Watson, said his firm was contacted by the club's legal team and that conversations had taken place with the board, the manager and the local ... (more...)
Sterling hoping Man City can reach two finals to finish season Sterling hoping Man City can reach two finals to finish season
- July 04, 2020

Jurgen Klopp cut an agitated figure in the wake of Liverpool's 4-0 defeat to Manchester City . Sterling told Sky Sports: "It is hard seeing Liverpool take the title from us, but they have been brilliant all year. Sterling has admitted that it was "difficult" for him to see Liverpool win the title this season, but the former Anfield player - who can also operate as a winger - has said that the Merseyside outfit deserved it. (more...)
Packers sign top two draft choices Packers sign top two draft choices
- July 04, 2020

It also incorporates a $6.6 million signing reward. The Packers sent shockwaves through the National Football League when selected what can only be assumed to be Aaron Rodgers' eventual replacement. Both selections were somewhat surprising because the Packers already have two-time MVP Aaron Rodgers at quarterback and Aaron Jones at running back. (more...)
Bukayo Saka signs new Gunners contract Bukayo Saka signs new Gunners contract
- July 04, 2020

He has impressed me with his work ethic and attitude to learn and adapt, and it has paid off in his performances", Arteta said. London is my home. Saka is one of the very many Nigerians in the Diaspora who many believe will be worthy additions to the national team if their allegiance could be secured. (more...)
WNBA postpones start of season, set for May 15, due to coronavirus WNBA postpones start of season, set for May 15, due to coronavirus
- July 04, 2020

The WNBA will still conduct its draft on April 17, as the league announced last week. Sport in North America has ground to a virtual standstill because of the COVID-19 pandemic , with every major professional league halted and dozens of events cancelled or postponed. (more...)
Jimmie Johnson Tests Positive for COVID-19, Will Miss Brickyard 400
- July 04, 2020

Jimmie was tested for the virus after his wife Chandra received a positive diagnosis, according to a NASCAR report. Jimmie Johnson and crew chief Cliff Daniels walk to the grid prior to the NASCAR Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on June 7. (more...)
England to Allow Two Overseas Players in County XIs from 2021 England to Allow Two Overseas Players in County XIs from 2021
- July 04, 2020

Former England cricketers and the European Central Bank have criticized PM Boris Johnson's explanation on why recreational cricket remains banned. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed recreational cricket can be played from "next weekend". (more...)
Comments for Novak Djokovic, Wife, Test Negative For Coronavirus Comments for Novak Djokovic, Wife, Test Negative For Coronavirus
- July 04, 2020

Djokovic has been central to widespread criticism following the Adria Tour . Neither the 33-year-old player or his partner felt any symptoms, the statement said. The players hugged each other and shook hands, played an exhibition basketball game and were seen partying at a night club during the tour. It was a global scandal, much of the tennis world repudiated the wave of contagions from coronavirus unleashed by the charity tournament he did Novak Djokovic on Balkan land. (more...)
After Decades of Resistance Washington Redskins Agree to Change 'Racist' Name After Decades of Resistance Washington Redskins Agree to Change 'Racist' Name
- July 04, 2020

Majority owner Daniel Snyder has shown no indications he'll change the name since buying the team in 1999. "It's that simple. NEVER - you can use caps". Shipping company FedEx asked for the rebranding on Thursday, as Nike pulled merchandise from the Washington , DC-based National Football League team from its website. (more...)
Sangakkara questioned by police over 2011 India-Srilanka world cup final 'fix' Sangakkara questioned by police over 2011 India-Srilanka world cup final 'fix'
- July 04, 2020

Police had grilled former chief selector Aravinda de Silva, opening batsman Upul Tharanga and the 2011 captain Kumar Sangakkara - the latter for almost 10 hours. India won the final by six wickets. The consequences for any players found guilty are likely to be severe after match-fixing was made a criminal offense in Sri Lanka in November, introducing punishments of up to $555,000 and up to 10 years in jail for offenders. (more...)
'Paul Pogba & Bruno Fernandes Would Have Been On The Bench Under Sir 'Paul Pogba & Bruno Fernandes Would Have Been On The Bench Under Sir
- July 04, 2020

Gary Lineker took to social media to praise Manchester United's players as the Red Devils claimed a 5-2 win over Bournemouth on Saturday to boost their hopes of sealing a top-four finish. "Now you will see, with ( Nemanja) Matic and Fernandes, Pogba will become a world-class player again". Pogba has managed two assists since football's restart, and Fernandes has chimed in with an impressive three goals, so it's not hard to imagine why Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would be concerned to see ... (more...)
MMA world in mourning after the passing of Khabib Nurmagomedov's dad, Abdulmanap MMA world in mourning after the passing of Khabib Nurmagomedov's dad, Abdulmanap
- July 04, 2020

Tony Ferguson has his differences with Khabib Nurmagomedov , but those were put aside for a show of respect after the death of the UFC lightweight champion's father on Friday. Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov had been reportedly suffering from the disease for around two months before passing away at the age of 57 this week. Among the first to issue his condolences was upcoming opponent Justin Gaethje . (more...)
Serena Williams' daughter looks like a tennis pro at age 2 Serena Williams' daughter looks like a tennis pro at age 2
- July 04, 2020

Wearing matching purple Nike gear and holding Wilson racquets, the mother-daughter duo show off their doubles positions, with the toddler seen squatting behind the baseline. "This is insane. I'm excited", she added. And even basketball great Dwyane Wade posted: "If this isn't the cutest thing I've seen". She also shared a sweet video clip of the pair giving each other a high-five. (more...)
Detroit Tigers Sign Deal With PointBet Detroit Tigers Sign Deal With PointBet
- July 04, 2020

It is also the first time a major sports team in MI has partnered with a sports betting operator. That lets the sports betting operator use official Major League Baseball data and trademarks within its sportsbook. The move will allow fan betting in and near the Tigers' home ballpark and follows the state of MI legalizing sports betting in 2019. The MGCB hopes to roll out online gambling at the end of 2020 or in early 2021. (more...)
Bournemouth vs Newcastle prediction: How will Premier League fixture play out tonight? Bournemouth vs Newcastle prediction: How will Premier League fixture play out tonight?
- July 04, 2020

Newcastle's 2nd victory since the restart lifts them up to 13th in the table, three points off Rafa Benitez's points total last season with six games remaining, while Bournemouth drop below Aston Villa to second bottom because of the inferior goals scored record. (more...)
EPL: Mourinho speaks on swapping Lo Celso with Man Utd’s Bruno Fernandes EPL: Mourinho speaks on swapping Lo Celso with Man Utd’s Bruno Fernandes
- July 04, 2020

The Portugal worldwide went on to join Tottenham's Premier League rivals United in January and has proved good value for the reported £67million (€80m) spent to sign him. "I think the only match he started was Red Star Belgrade away in the Champions League - apart from that he was not playing". We are going in a really bad direction for a game everyone fell in love with. (more...)
National Hockey League players have tested positive for coronavirus this month | Offside National Hockey League players have tested positive for coronavirus this month | Offside
- July 04, 2020

The NHL announced that over 250 players reported NHL training facilities to resume skating, and 15 of those players have tested positive for coronavirus since June 8. Phase four of the resumption plan will be a return to play, with the National Hockey League revealing last month its plans to hold Stanley Cup playoffs with 24 teams. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp defends Liverpool's attitude after 4-0 loss at Manchester City
- July 04, 2020

And in some 50-50 situations they were quicker than us in mind. "If you want to lead the story in the direction that we were not focused on that game, then do it", an irritated Klopp told Sky Sports. "I think they drunk a lot of beer the last week, but they were here with no beer in their blood. The future does look bright for them, we'll just have to wait and see whether they can continue that that consistency". (more...)
Spurs suffer 3-1 defeat at Sheff Utd, VAR in spotlight again Spurs suffer 3-1 defeat at Sheff Utd, VAR in spotlight again
- July 04, 2020

Kane's last minute goal was no consolation for Tottenham , who are now in grave danger of missing out on next season's Champions League. "I never complain at the guy with the whistle because he's not the referee any more". "In spite of my efforts in the dressing room, now I feel I know more about the profile of my players". I felt it. I feared that in the second half we wouldn't be strong enough to cope with a team that when they're winning just defends and counterattacks. (more...)
India's Shashank Manohar steps down as ICC chairman India's Shashank Manohar steps down as ICC chairman
- July 04, 2020

In the media release on Wednesday (June 1) the ICC said that the Board would finalise the nomination process to elect Manohar's full-time successor "within the next week". Earlier this month, PCB chairman Ehsan Mani was also picked by some to head the apex cricketing body. Srinivasan even termed Manohar as an "anti-Indian" and said that 62-year-old was responsible for the reduction in India's importance at the worldwide level. (more...)

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