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Marco Silva: Everton's ambition a big draw for committed former Watford boss Marco Silva: Everton's ambition a big draw for committed former Watford boss
- May 31, 2018

Everybody is saying the right things, the new man is using words like "us" and "we" and I am getting a good feeling this might just work out, given we can all show a little bit of patience. The Hornets fiercely resisted the Toffees' approach and complained to the Premier League with a demand for compensation. Silva's commitment to attacking football is likely to have played a big part in Everton's interest after fans' criticism of the football under Allardyce. (more...)
Warriors confirm Iguodala to miss NBA Finals opener Warriors confirm Iguodala to miss NBA Finals opener
- May 31, 2018

The team was +360 when they played the San Antonio Spurs in the 2007 NBA Finals, sportsoddhistory.com noted. Had some really bad days. Once the buzzer sounded and the 101-92 Game 7 win over Houston was official, the Warriors could exhale. (more...)
Champion cheese chaser hurtles to a record win Champion cheese chaser hurtles to a record win
- May 31, 2018

Chris Anderson, 30, won the first and third of three races, making cheese-rolling history. And every year, on that same 1:2-gradient hill (translation: steep!) in South West England, you'll find those people careening, bouncing, flailing and sprinting down the hills in hopes of nabbing the cheese and maybe, just maybe, mustering enough strength to challenge Anderson's record and do it 22 times over again. (more...)
Teddy Bridgewater turning heads in Jets’ organized team activities Teddy Bridgewater turning heads in Jets’ organized team activities
- May 31, 2018

Not only did he perform well in the first practice, open to the media, but he maintained it throughout the week. Teddy Bridgewater was basically a forgotten man at the start of the offseason, and the New York Jets signed him to serve as an insurance policy and/or prove himself enough to inspire other teams to make trade offers. (more...)
Dietmar Hamann questions Loris Karius's behaviour after Champions League final defeat Dietmar Hamann questions Loris Karius's behaviour after Champions League final defeat
- May 31, 2018

The Netherlands global was also asked what was said by Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp at half-time with regards to Salah's unfortunate injury. Rimini president Giorgio Grassi needs to assist Karius' comeback by giving him the platform to rebuild himself and has supplied the German a one-year deal in Northern Italy. (more...)
Kobe Bryant attends Patriots practice Kobe Bryant attends Patriots practice
- May 31, 2018

Five-time National Basketball Association champion and Los Angeles Lakers legend, Kobe Bryant, made a surprise visit to the team's facility, according to ESPN's Mike Reiss . "You look up to them and admire what it takes day in and day out to be a great player". Asked if Bryant's visit was a way to keep his players enjoying themselves as they put in work at practice, though, Belichick wouldn't go too far. (more...)
Peru captain Paolo Guerrero cleared to play at Russia World Cup 2018 Peru captain Paolo Guerrero cleared to play at Russia World Cup 2018
- May 31, 2018

The 34-year-old striker had tested positive for cocaine metabolite benzoylecgonine following a World Cup qualifier against Argentina in October 2017, leading to Federation Internationale de Football Association banning him for six months. (more...)
Romania, Spain appeal over RWC 2019 sanction Romania, Spain appeal over RWC 2019 sanction
- May 31, 2018

However, both Spain and Romania are appealing World Rugby's decision to dock them points. Romania had been slated to play hosts Japan in their opening World Cup pool match. The appeal will be heard on Friday by an independent appeals committee, two weeks before Germany and Portugal are scheduled to meet in a cross-regional playoff. (more...)
Egypt FA: 'Mohamed Salah out for up to three weeks' Egypt FA: 'Mohamed Salah out for up to three weeks'
- May 31, 2018

Salah was injured during Liverpool's Champions League final defeat by Real Madrid. "After Salah's injury I am still optimistic ahead of the 2018 World Cup finals", Cuper said during an interview with the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) official website. (more...)
Aaron Ramsey drops hint about his Arsenal future Aaron Ramsey drops hint about his Arsenal future
- May 31, 2018

Ramsey's current deal expires in 12 months, and Arsenal do not want to waste time in offering him new terms. This is likely to be Ramsey's last big contract and he wants to be sure that he will play a big part under Emery. Emery is expecting to have his staff in place ahead of the start of pre-season in the first week of July - when Arsenal take on the likes of Atletico Madrid, PSG and Chelsea . (more...)
‘Stolen’ golf buggy stopped at McDonald’s drive-thru
- May 31, 2018

Earlier North Yorkshire Police also arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with the crime that took place in the early hours of Tuesday morning. According to police, the driver was intoxicated, and had been driving around the McDonald's drive-thru area. (more...)
In new reversal, Trump says he didn't fire Comey over Russian Federation
- May 31, 2018

Giuliani said he also thinks Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who is overseeing Mueller's investigation, will remain in his job. "Well, if he doesn't file his report by September 1, mid-September, he's clearly doing a Comey", he added, in reference to former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey, who was sacked by Trump in May 2017. (more...)
Zinedine Zidane: How Real Madrid players reacted to manager’s resignation Zinedine Zidane: How Real Madrid players reacted to manager’s resignation
- May 31, 2018

Zidane said at a press conference he's stepping down because he believes now is the team for Real Madrid to hear from a different voice than his. TRT World's sports editor Lance Santos speaks about the announcement. He said that he would have loved to have been able to persuade Zinedane to stay. Interestingly former Real Madrid star Guti, who played alongside Zidane at the Bernabeu, is second favourite for the job according to the bookies. (more...)
Ali Trophy Super-Middleweight Final: Groves vs Smith Ali Trophy Super-Middleweight Final: Groves vs Smith
- May 31, 2018

Groves had what he said was a "minor operation" on the injury in the aftermath of the semifinals and said he would not be available to fight on the original date planned for the final - June 2 - at the O2 Arena in London. Groves has undergone surgery to stabilise his shoulder joint and is "supremely confident" of beating fellow Briton Smith, who has never challenged for a world title. (more...)
Chelsea shelve Stamford Bridge project over ‘unfavourable investment climate’ Chelsea shelve Stamford Bridge project over ‘unfavourable investment climate’
- May 31, 2018

Earlier this week it was reported that Chelsea's Jewish owner Roman Abramovich had become an Israeli citizen after his British visa expired and there had been delay issuing a new one. Past year the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan , approved the redevelopment of Stamford Bridge but the cost of the project has risen considerably, partly due to Brexit. (more...)
Ghana defeat World Cup-bound Japan 2-0 Ghana defeat World Cup-bound Japan 2-0
- May 31, 2018

This will be Japan's sixth appearance at a World Cup finals and they have gone out in the last 16 in 2002 and 2010 and been eliminated in the group phase in 1998, 2006 and 2014. Despite enjoying plenty of possession, Japan really struggled to create much going forward and it was no surprise that Nishino made three changes at the break, introducing Bundesliga-based trio Shinji Kagawa, Gotoku Sakai and Yoshinori Muto. (more...)
Peru captain Paolo Guerrero cleared to play
- May 31, 2018

However, the Cas judges increased the ban to 14 months, upholding a counterappeal by Wada. The Swiss federal tribunal is the only body with powers to overturn a decision by the CAS. Sport's top arbitration court responded by increasing the reduced six-month ban to 14 months. That effectively ruled him out of action until January 2019, and Guerrero was suspended by his Brazilian club, Flamengo. (more...)
Hamann slams Karius for tears in Kiev Hamann slams Karius for tears in Kiev
- May 31, 2018

Meanwhile, Salah, who was forced off the field just 30 minutes into Saturday's final with a shoulder injury, is confident of being fit in time for Egypt's World Cup campaign in Russian Federation this summer, after it was feared that the 25-year-old would be ruled out of this summer's tournament. (more...)
Chelsea end contract talks with goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois? Chelsea end contract talks with goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois?
- May 31, 2018

And now Gianluca Di Marzio is reporting that the Blues are finally ready to cash in on Courtois and have made Alisson, who is also wanted by Liverpool , their No.1 target. With Loris Karius' Champions League final errors still fresh in the mind, Liverpool seem nearly certain to upgrade on the German this summer. The Belgian global is set to start for his country at the World Cup in Russian Federation, with Liverpool's own Simon Mignolet his back-up. (more...)
Marco Trungelliti's epic journey from Barcelona pays off Marco Trungelliti's epic journey from Barcelona pays off
- May 31, 2018

On learning no other lucky loser had signed on to replace Nick Kyrgios as Tomic's first-round opponent, Trungelliti jumped in a vehicle and drove back to Paris on Sunday night. On playing with the shot clock in qualifying: 'I like it. When asked about what he's learned from challenging times: 'What do you mean?' I then slept for 5 hours then arrived at the club at around 7.30 am. (more...)

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