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Cavaliers Have Made Calls To Spurs About Kawhi Leonard
- Июня 19, 2018

Leonard was supposed to meet with Spurs coach Gregg Popovich this week to resolve tension that arose during the All-Star's lengthy absence last season due to quadriceps tendinopathy, which limited him to just nine games. The Cavs would have Leonard on their roster for the 2018-2019 National Basketball Association season, but what about beyond that? James and Leonard being on the same team does seem a possibility. (more...)
Son takes the blames as South Korea fail to shine Son takes the blames as South Korea fail to shine
- Июня 19, 2018

Sweden coach Janne Andersson apologised to World Cup opponent South Korea on Sunday in an attempt to defuse a squabble between the teams over spying. "It's very important we show respect to all our opponents in all circumstances". "If it has been perceived in another way, we apologize ". Referee Joel Aguilar used the replay technology to decide whether South Korea substitute Kim Min-woo had fouled Viktor Claesson in the area after initially waving play on. (more...)
Sexton and pack lead Ireland to win over Australia Sexton and pack lead Ireland to win over Australia
- Июня 18, 2018

The Wallabies scored three tries to two but the world number two-ranked Irish controlled the ball at the breakdown and profited from Australia's ill-discipline. The Wallabies' defence finally cracked when Furlong smashed over, just minutes after winger Keith Earls had a try ruled out for losing control of the ball while grounding it. (more...)
Belgium fans hopes high at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Belgium fans hopes high at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
- Июня 18, 2018

Belgium sense that this is their time, the golden generation know that this is their unique opportunity to win the nation's first World Cup . The passion exuded from Panama's national anthem sent social media into overdrive. Vermaelen was ruled out against Panama by coach Roberto Martinez with a hamstring injury, and Kompany was expected to be a late decision because of a groin injury. (more...)
Croatia send Nikola Kalinic home from 2018 World Cup Croatia send Nikola Kalinic home from 2018 World Cup
- Июня 18, 2018

Kalinic, who played for Blackburn Rovers between 2009 and 2011, was starting his fourth worldwide in a row on the bench and complained of the same problem in the friendly loss to Brazil . Kalinic, who was unable to break into the starting lineup during the build-up to the tournament, also missed a warm-up friendly with Brazil and did not train on Sunday. (more...)
Eddie Jones: England coach retains RFU support despite fifth straight defeat Eddie Jones: England coach retains RFU support despite fifth straight defeat
- Июня 18, 2018

Jones is under siege on multiple fronts as England's tour to South Africa began to unravel in the Afrikaners' heartland of Bloemfontein where the frustration of players and management boiled over. "Just wanted to say sorry I walked off during my interview with Sky Sports ", Youngs said on Twitter. After another loss Jones said: "I'm obviously very disappointed". (more...)
Koepka fends off Fleetwood charge to win US Open
- Июня 18, 2018

Opens since Curtis Strange did it in 1988 and 1989? "It's a similar feel", Elliott said. "I had seven or eight putts that easily could have gone in the hole but didn't", said Johnson, who finished with 38 putts. "For me, it was", odd said. I enjoy the test. "I just feel like I need to be out grinding". "I don't think I could have dreamed of this, going back to back". (more...)
Errol Spence Jr. vs. Carlos Ocampo Official Weigh-in Results Errol Spence Jr. vs. Carlos Ocampo Official Weigh-in Results
- Июня 18, 2018

Javier Fortuna is a former world champion and a tough fighter. And a few more, and a couple more after that. Needless to say, Spence is on a roll and stopping either of those fighters is a feat in itself. "I just can't let someone like Carlos Ocampo detour my route for bigger fights ahead". He likes to bang too in the ring just like I do. No matter where I am, Los Angeles, Las Vegas or NY, someone notices who I am. (more...)
Federer beats Raonic for Stuttgart Open title Federer beats Raonic for Stuttgart Open title
- Июня 18, 2018

Federer will be looking for his 18th career grass-court title. Roger Federer will once again return to pinnacle of ATP Rankings on Monday after moving into the final of the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart . The Swiss star has a 10-3 in career head-to-head meetings against the Canadian. Pouille fended off the Canadian's effort as much as possible during the match, including saving two break point opportunities from Raonic. (more...)
England going in with no fear, says Harry Maguire England going in with no fear, says Harry Maguire
- Июня 18, 2018

Kane will lead England out as captain for their first action of the tournament against Tunisia on Monday in Volgograd, having already seen a supreme display of finishing at Russian Federation 2018. "It won't be easy for the opposition attack", said the 38-year old. "Look at the form of the team in the last seven or eight games against some of the best sides in the world". (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association take away Pogba's goal for France Federation Internationale de Football Association take away Pogba's goal for France
- Июня 18, 2018

The goal was originally credited to Paul Pogba but Federation Internationale de Football Association have since confirmed that while Pogba did get a touch, it wasn't going towards goal until it took a deflection off Behich. The former Swedish worldwide said: "I don't read a lot of media, but when I do see a lot of critics against him, but obviously when you make as much money as he does, people will criticise you". (more...)
Jack Wilshere set to leave Arsenal on free transfer Jack Wilshere set to leave Arsenal on free transfer
- Июня 18, 2018

The fact is that Arsenal are refusing to budge on their position vis-a-vis the terms of Wilshere's new contract that would see him take a 20% cut to pocket a modest £100,000-a-week. In between those conversations, Emery has made a beeline for Steven Nzonzi , the former Blackburn Rovers midfielder who worked under the Frenchman at Sevilla, as well as Porto's Yacine Brahimi . (more...)
Sweden coach apologises over 'spying' squabble with South Koreans
- Июня 18, 2018

The sides meet on Monday (13:00 BST). "It's very hard for Westeners to distinguish between Asians , and that's why we did that", Shin explained, as quoted by ESPN . The Swede was asked to leave, and said he had thought the session was open to all. "It is very important we show respect for an opponent and if what we did has been perceived in another way, then we apologize", said the coach who until taking over the national team in 2016, spent his career managing teams in the Swedish ... (more...)
Historic video review helps France top Aussies in World Cup Historic video review helps France top Aussies in World Cup
- Июня 18, 2018

With the world watching him in a World Cup opener against Iceland, the normally brilliant Messi struck a weak spot kick that was saved, leaving Argentina with a disappointing 1-1 draw. Critics of the system say it takes spontaneity out of the game, but the VAR interventions at this year's World Cup have so far been quick and "painless". (more...)
Messi miscues at the World Cup, where he can not afford to Messi miscues at the World Cup, where he can not afford to
- Июня 18, 2018

True to form, Iceland fought back and Finnbogason netted the equaliser four minutes later, pouncing when Argentine keeper Wilfredo Caballero parried away Gylfi Sigurdsson's shot for a classic poacher's goal. At the end, Messi retreated alone into the center circle with his head bowed and hands on his knees. In contrast, Messi, with the score at 1-1, drove his free-kick straight into the wall, booting the ball into the air in frustration as the final whistle sounded seconds later. (more...)
Brooks Koepka Wins Back-to-Back U.S. Open Titles Brooks Koepka Wins Back-to-Back U.S. Open Titles
- Июня 18, 2018

This victory will leave only one odd Koepka Family Tradition in its wake. "Hell of a job, bud", unusual barked in his ear, above the din. "It was a tale of two different golf courses today", he said. I knew what it was for. "His girlfriend, Becky Edwards, an all-American soccer player at Florida State", Buck said as a woman ran up to the new Major champion, greeting him with a kiss. (more...)
Landon Donovan takes heat from U.S. internationals for Mexico-supporting ads Landon Donovan takes heat from U.S. internationals for Mexico-supporting ads
- Июня 18, 2018

Landon Donovan , a 36-year-old native Californian who starred on the US men's national team and played for Major League Soccer's Los Angeles Galaxy and other clubs, is shown in Twitter posts on behalf of the bank, holding a scarf that reads, "My Other Team is Mexico". (more...)
MMA star Conor McGregor heads to court for melee charges MMA star Conor McGregor heads to court for melee charges
- Июня 18, 2018

Unfortunately not much was learned today from Conor McGregor's brief appearance at the courtroom in Brooklyn, New York . They took a private jet together from Ireland for the hearing. " I regret my actions that led me here today ", the heavily tattooed McGregor told reporters as he left the courthouse. "I understand the seriousness of this matter and I am hopeful that it gets resolved soon". (more...)
US Open: Brooks Koepka beats Tommy Fleetwood at Shinnecock Hills
- Июня 18, 2018

Some great golfers, fortunate ones, discover that one of their sport's major championships suits their style of play and their temperament perfectly. But Koepka steadied himself and ground his way home in the traditional style of a U.S. However, Johnson's putting was off Sunday, just as it was during Saturday's moving-day round. "I knew I was kind of in it teeing off, but you still have to get off to that good start". (more...)
Stunned Germany hopes to avoid early World Cup exit Stunned Germany hopes to avoid early World Cup exit
- Июня 18, 2018

Mexico stunned World Cup holders Germany yesterday, inflicting a 1-0 defeat that throws the Germans' title defence into disarray as Neymar's Brazil stuttered to a draw against Switzerland. In the case of Germany, there was a bit of fun related to the country's history in Russian Federation. Germany's captain conceded just four goals in seven games during the successful 2014 World Cup campaign and looked sharp in Moscow despite nine months on the sidelines. (more...)