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NBA Draft: Potential Warriors trades with No. 2 pick NBA Draft: Potential Warriors trades with No. 2 pick
- Августа 26, 2020

We have two young stars in Karl-Anthony Towns and D'Angelo Russell that we're building this together [with]. Outside of that, there are still a lot of unknowns about the draft process for Sacramento. "We're excited about the potential level of player that we can add to our organization, but at the same time, we are going to be very aggressive and look at every avenue to improve this team". (more...)
Four Champions League stars Jurgen Klopp should consider to strengthen Liverpool squad
- Августа 26, 2020

Bayern defeated Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 in Lisbon, with Kingsley Coman scoring the decisivie goal that also saw the German giants dethrone Klopp's Liverpool as Champions League holders. They are sensationally well equipped. Flick was handed the Bayern job, initially on an interim basis, in November when Niko Kovac was sacked. WhoScored's ratings aren't the greatest way to assess a player, but Dayot Upamecano made it into their team of the Champions League season , so must've been ... (more...)
Chris Martin self-isolating after close pal Bolt's positive COVID test Chris Martin self-isolating after close pal Bolt's positive COVID test
- Августа 26, 2020

Days earlier, on August 21, Bolt celebrated his 34th birthday with a big bash where many partygoers were mask-free, dancing to the hit "Lockdown" by Jamaican reggae singer Koffee, videos posted on social media showed. Kevin Hart shared his reaction to NBC mixing him up with Usain Bolt . Christopher Townsend, Munga Honorable's lawyer, told the Observer that: "Munga was at Usain Bolt's party over the weekend". (more...)
Harry Maguire Withdrawn From England Squad After Court Case Harry Maguire Withdrawn From England Squad After Court Case
- Августа 26, 2020

Manchester United said in a statement that their player had been "fully cooperating" with Greek authorities. At the weekend, Maguire was released from custody on bail and flew home, but a Greek court found him guilty on multiple charges - repeated bodily harm, attempted bribery, violence against and insulting public employees - and handed the player a jail term of 21 months and 10 days, which will be suspended because it was a first offence and the charges were classed as misdemeanours. (more...)
Ronald Koeman reportedly tells Suarez, Rakitic, Umtiti, Vidal to leave Barcelona Ronald Koeman reportedly tells Suarez, Rakitic, Umtiti, Vidal to leave Barcelona
- Августа 26, 2020

The most annoying part of their campaign at the just concluded 2019/20 season is their embarrassing defeat against Bayern Munich in the Champions League . They feel "now is the time he moved on for a new challenge" and think he will attract admirers. Suarez recently overtook Cesar Rodriguez as the second-highest goalscorer in Barcelona's history, having netted 198 goals in 283 games. (more...)
New Zealand golfer Lydia Ko fades again at British Open New Zealand golfer Lydia Ko fades again at British Open
- Августа 26, 2020

Moments later and still wiping away tears, Popov tapped in the putt to complete the win ahead of stars like eighth-ranked Lee and 12th-ranked Korean Park Inbee, who finished fourth on -1. However, conditions had settled as the German sunk her final putt. "It's honestly something I haven't really talked about a lot before, but my rookie year, I started having a lot of health issues", she said after winning at Royal Troon . (more...)
After false positives, National Football League faces questions about testing process and accuracy After false positives, National Football League faces questions about testing process and accuracy
- Августа 25, 2020

Clubs are taking immediate precautionary measures as outlined in the NFL-NFLPA's health and safety protocols to include contact tracing, isolation of individuals and temporarily adjusting the schedule, where appropriate. Beane said the team will be without a few players in practice, due to the irregularities with the testing. The league said it was investigating the results after the high number resulted from one processing lab. (more...)
Man United captain Harry Maguire trial in Greece Man United captain Harry Maguire trial in Greece
- Августа 25, 2020

In what marks the first global break for England since November, the Three Lions boss has sprung a few surprises with three maiden call-ups in the form of Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips, Phil Foden and Mason Greenwood. As expected, Phil Foden and Mason Greenwood have been handed their maiden call-ups by the England manager, while Kyle Walker has been handed a recall. (more...)
Vegas Golden Knights' Fleury addresses 'backstabbing' tweet by agent Vegas Golden Knights' Fleury addresses 'backstabbing' tweet by agent
- Августа 25, 2020

Louis Blues in Game 6 of their NHL Western Conference first-round playoff series at Rogers Place in Edmonton on August 21, 2020. That's a reality again now, in the second round two years after the Lightning eliminated the Bruins in five games. (more...)
Takuma Sato Wins Second Indianapolis 500 Takuma Sato Wins Second Indianapolis 500
- Августа 25, 2020

There's no telling whether he would have had anything for Sato and Dixon if IndyCar made a decision to red-flag the race and force a green-white-checkered finish. But it was a hell of a race, and he's victorious. Pigot, the 2015 Indy Lights champion , said he felt reasonably satisfied with his performances for Citrone/Buhl, a new venture to IndyCar that teamed up with the Bobby Rahal/David Letterman/Mike Lanigan squad for just the Grand Prix of Indianapolis and the Indy 500. (more...)
Whyte’s world heavyweight hopes crash after Povetkin KO Whyte’s world heavyweight hopes crash after Povetkin KO
- Августа 25, 2020

And the Russian Boxing Federation greeted Povetkin inside the airport with a ceremony of dancing and music in traditional red and green outfits, even "crowning" him with a black hat. "We will exercise that rematch clause, we will look to make that before the end of the year". It was a memorable evening for former WBA heavyweight champion and Russian opponent Povetkin (36-2-1), who said: "I didn't feel I would finish the fight like this". (more...)
Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof catches thief in Sweden Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof catches thief in Sweden
- Августа 25, 2020

Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof flaunted his defensive skills after helping a 90-year- old woman retrieve her bag from an alleged bike thief who forcefully dispossessed her. Manchester United were not immediately available for comment when contacted by Reuters but British media said the club had confirmed the Aftonbladet report. (more...)
Serena Williams uses perfect tiebreaker to avoid loss in epic NYC match Serena Williams uses perfect tiebreaker to avoid loss in epic NYC match
- Августа 25, 2020

Serving for the match at 5-3 in the third, Williams was broken to love, Rus winning the next two to give herself a chance to serve it out. Williams showed her determination and the skills that have helped her win Grand Slam after Grand Slam. (more...)
Ronaldinho released from prison in Paraguay after six-month stay Ronaldinho released from prison in Paraguay after six-month stay
- Августа 25, 2020

Ronaldinho also won the Ballon d'Or in 2005. Nearly half a year after being held in Paraguay for entering the country with a false passport, Ronaldinho is set to face the country's justice system. Both however have maintained their innocence. The pair have denied any wrongdoing and said they were presented with the passports as a "gift" upon arriving in Asuncion. (more...)
Wisconsin police shoot unarmed black man Wisconsin police shoot unarmed black man
- Августа 25, 2020

He was taken to Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee, police said. Protests erupted in the city soon after, and authorities imposed an emergency overnight curfew. In a statement released on Twitter he said the 29-year-old father of three "was helping to de-escalate a domestic incident" at the time. The Wisconsin Department of Justice has not released additional information. (more...)
Rusty Pliskova and Kenin crash out, Tennis News & Top Stories
- Августа 25, 2020

Pliskova lost to Veronika Kudermetova 7-5, 6-4, while Kenin suffered an upset at the hands of Alize Cornet via a 6-1, 7-6 (7) decision. Cornet built up a substantial 6-1, 5-2 lead over the American and even had two match points to her name but Kenin made a resilient stab to turn the match around but Cornet did not cede much ground thereafter. (more...)
Man who recorded Jacob Blake's shooting says he's traumatized and can not sleep Man who recorded Jacob Blake's shooting says he's traumatized and can not sleep
- Августа 25, 2020

In the video posted on social media that appeared to show the shooting from across a street, three officers could be seen shouting and pointing their weapons at the man, who appeared to be Black, as he walked around the front of an SUV parked on the street. (more...)
Steven Adams, OKC Thunder level series at 2-2 against Houston Rockets Steven Adams, OKC Thunder level series at 2-2 against Houston Rockets
- Августа 25, 2020

As of right now, there is no timeline for Westbrook's return. The Thunder took advantage of James Harden fouling out and got the win. If the Thunder are going to pull off the series upset after winning two consecutive games over the Rockets, Paul is going to need to stay hot. (more...)
'Playoff' LeBron James, Lakers swagger back in a big way over Blazers 'Playoff' LeBron James, Lakers swagger back in a big way over Blazers
- Августа 24, 2020

Bubble life hasn't been kind to the Los Angeles Lakers . The Lakers won despite missing 15 free throws, the most misses by any team in a playoff win since 2015, according to ESPN Stats & Info. Damian Lillard , who led the league this year at plus-8.3 on the Offensive Box Plus/Minus stats at Basketball Reference , went 13-for-14 from the charity stripe in Game 3, almost enough for Portland (+7.5) to cover the spread in their 116-108 loss. (more...)
Breaking down preseason AP No. 1 vs. national champion since 2000 Breaking down preseason AP No. 1 vs. national champion since 2000
- Августа 24, 2020

In the past 20 college football seasons, the team that opened as the Preseason No. 1 has won the national championship two times. Tennessee, the 25th-ranked team, had 133 points. 4. Auburn checked in at No. 11 in the preseason AP top 25, which was released Monday ahead of what will be a truly unorthodox season . In all, nine teams who are ranked in the preseason AP poll will not be ranked after games start being played. (more...)