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Kevin Durant Takes Low-Key Shot at LeBron James While Praising Himself Kevin Durant Takes Low-Key Shot at LeBron James While Praising Himself
- June 12, 2018

In two seasons with the Warriors, Kevin Durant has won two NBA titles and two NBA Finals MVP awards, and become the final superstar piece that cemented Golden State as a dynasty. Warriors general manager Bob Myers expects swift negotiations to re-sign two-time reigning NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant and coach Steve Kerr. Cleveland Cavaliers small forward LeBron James goes up for a layup against the Golden State Warriors in the first half of Game 4 of the 2018 NBA Finals at Quicken ... (more...)
Nikola Katic: Rangers sign Croatian defender on four-year deal Nikola Katic: Rangers sign Croatian defender on four-year deal
- June 12, 2018

Part of the reason why Rangers gave Gerrard his first taste of management was because of the pulling power he would give them in the transfer market. "It is a big pleasure to be here as this is one big club, one of the biggest in Europe and in the world". (more...)
Spain manager Julen Lopetegui announced as Real coach
- June 12, 2018

Lopetegui and the Spain squad are now at their training base in the southern Russian city of Krasnodar. Zidane won the Champions League at Real for the past three seasons, but Balague insists fans will be happy with Lopetegui's arrival, having gone 20 games unbeaten with Spain . (more...)
Mohamed Salah still a doubt for World Cup opener against Uruguay Mohamed Salah still a doubt for World Cup opener against Uruguay
- June 12, 2018

The winger is now attempting to recover from a shoulder injury sustained in the UEFA Champions League final so he can star for Egypt in the World Cup. "We will not pressure Mohamed". In regards to Russia's coach taunt on the Egyptian national team which was circulated on social media, Leheita said, "The Pharaohs have taken one approach the past three years, which is focusing on their work without responding to side comments". (more...)
Gautam Gambhir's dig at Bishan Bedi after Saini selection for Test squad Gautam Gambhir's dig at Bishan Bedi after Saini selection for Test squad
- June 12, 2018

Am told black armbands are available in Bangalore too for INR 225 per roll! Gambhir, who is now holidaying in Europe with his family, took to Twitter to remind Bedi and Chauhan as to how a section of DDCA officials were distributing pamphlets and were ready to wear black armbands on protest of Saini's inclusion. (more...)
Mares seeks redemption in 126-pound rematch with Santa Cruz Mares seeks redemption in 126-pound rematch with Santa Cruz
- June 12, 2018

Carl Frampton to claim back the belt in 2017. Mexican boxer Leo Santa Cruz retained his WBA belt by earning a unanimous decision victory over Abner Mares on Saturday in a rematch of a 2015 featherweight title fight. In the seventh round Santa Cruz landed an overhand right to the head of Mares. Round 4: The fight continues to be a brawl as both effortlessly throw dozens of punches to each other in every round. (more...)
Man Utd retract interest in Juventus left-back Alex Sandro Man Utd retract interest in Juventus left-back Alex Sandro
- June 12, 2018

Man United announced they had agreed a fee with the Ukrainian champions, thought to be in excess of £50m, last Monday but there was no pictures or videos of Fred in the shirt of signing the contract. City broke the 100 point barrier this year, setting a Premier League record in the process. However, it is understood that the Red Devils are still hoping to bring a new left-sided full back to Old Trafford for next season if the right player becomes available. (more...)
Toronto Raptors to promote assistant Nick Nurse to head coach
- June 12, 2018

At this point, we've discussed all of the options to a pretty significant depth, so there's not much point in re-hashing them here until the move is reported to be done. Nurse helped revamp the Raptors' offense , diversifying it with the goal of more playoff success. At the very least, the Raptors would want it to be known that they at least interviewed their in-house candidate. (more...)
Spain manager to take over at Real Madrid after World Cup
- June 12, 2018

The search to replace Zinedine Zidane , who left after guiding Real to a third-straight Champions League title, lasted nearly two weeks, with Mauricio Pochettino , Antonio Conte and Jurgen Klopp among the names reportedly in the frame. (more...)
Minnows Scotland go wild as they seal first ODI victory over England Minnows Scotland go wild as they seal first ODI victory over England
- June 12, 2018

The sight of Scotland's Safyaan Sharif running in and reverse swinging the old ball at the Grange on Sunday was a little reminder of just what England are missing with a year to go until the World Cup. But the Green Shirts are not underestimating their next challenge. Eoin Morgan's men are the top-ranked side in this format and, on a small ground with a flat pitch, Scotland's score did not look remotely safe as Jonny Bairstow thundered his way to 105 from 59 balls - becoming the ... (more...)
Unbeaten Deontay Wilder, Anthony Joshua appear poised for title unification bout Unbeaten Deontay Wilder, Anthony Joshua appear poised for title unification bout
- June 12, 2018

The victor of a Joshua-Wilder bout would be the first man to hold all four heavyweight titles - WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO - simultaneously. Shelly Finkel, one of Wilder's co-managers, told ESPN that World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Wilder had accepted an offer by Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn for a fight in autumn. (more...)
Brazil set to put dour World Cup performances behind them
- June 12, 2018

Neymar , making his first start since February, doubled the lead midway through the second half, slotting in after a nice piece of skill, BBC reports. "I don't know Neymar's limits", Brazil coach Tite said. Tite can feel encouraged by his team's performance on Sunday, especially with the Austrian side having beaten Germany 2-1 in a recent friendly. (more...)
England aim for World Cup quarter-finals England aim for World Cup quarter-finals
- June 12, 2018

Kane says the current squad will bring a fresh approach to this summer's World Cup , though, saying: "The aim is to be aggressive and courageous in possession". Players switched between the teams that wore England's white and black training tops, allowing Southgate to look at different combinations. Underscoring the importance of the tournament, Kane said that there are many big tournaments like Champions League and Premier League, but nothing is bigger than the World Cup for him. (more...)
Real Madrid ready to sell Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid ready to sell Cristiano Ronaldo
- June 12, 2018

Given everything Ronaldo has achieved in Madrid and what he is still contributing-he notched 44 goals in all competitions last season-it's understandable he wants to feel valued there, and he likely wants parity with Neymar and Barcelona's Lionel Messi , who receive higher wages than him. (more...)
Gregg Popovich wants in on the LeBron James sweepstakes Gregg Popovich wants in on the LeBron James sweepstakes
- June 12, 2018

The Spurs are anticipated to be one of the few teams that will look to make a strong pitch to James to sign with them this summer. Marc Stein of The New York Times reported Sunday (AEST) that Spurs coach Popovich "is bound to try to force his way into the conversation to sell James on the merits of South Texas". (more...)
Hat-trick of Toulon triumphs for England U21s Hat-trick of Toulon triumphs for England U21s
- June 12, 2018

Aidy Boothroyd's side came from behind to beat Scotland in the semi-final and did the same here after Roberto Alvarado put Mexico in front inside 80 seconds. Fry was able to reedem himself but firing home from close-range after Mexico's goalkeeper completely missed a long throw which had been launched into the box. (more...)
Liverpool meet with Xherdan Shaqiri representatives over possible transfer
- June 12, 2018

Then, last week, reports broke that Liverpool are monitoring Xherdan Shaqiri as a potential incoming this summer , with the Swiss winger's £13 million relegation release clause viewed as good business. He then asked: "Why are you talking about Liverpool? ". Stoke are thought to be willing to let their star man go for a reasonable price and the Mirror say that Shaqiri is keen to make the move to Anfield. (more...)
Justify Wins the 13th Triple Crown in Horse Racing History Justify Wins the 13th Triple Crown in Horse Racing History
- June 12, 2018

Justify is only the second horse since 1978 to earn the Triple Crown , widely considered the greatest accomplishment in thoroughbred racing, which comes from winning three high-profile USA races: the Kentucky Derby , the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes . (more...)
Potential lottery pick Luka Doncic will remain in National Basketball Association draft
- June 12, 2018

Luka Doncic and the rest of the top potential selections most likely have an idea of where they'll be drafted , but with players stock rise and falling by the day, it's hard to truly depict an accurate range. "I think it'll be a lot of movement in this draft, potentially". It would be silly not even to listen to offers, but it should take something extreme to cause the Suns to part with the top pick. (more...)
Manchester City assistant Domenec Torrent leaves to coach New York City FC Manchester City assistant Domenec Torrent leaves to coach New York City FC
- June 12, 2018

He has signed a three-year contract and replaces Lucien Favre who is moving to Borussia Dortmund . "I am fulfilled, happy", said Vieira. The former Arsenal , Juventus and Inter Milan star returns to France after a 23-year career overseas as a player and a manager. (more...)
Brilliant Belgium rip into Costa Rica
- June 12, 2018

Hazard, Lukaku and De Bruyne were given a breather for the final quarter of the match, and it told as Belgium took their foot off the gas. Sky Sports News takes a look at how far England will have to travel for their group games at this summer's World Cup in Russian Federation. (more...)
LaLiga Backs Uzoho, Etebo To Shine For Nigeria At 2018 World Cup LaLiga Backs Uzoho, Etebo To Shine For Nigeria At 2018 World Cup
- June 12, 2018

Yessentuki is a city in Stavropol Krai, Russia, located at the base of the Caucasus Mountains. The Super Eagles will take on Croatia in their first game in Group D on Saturday. For John Ogu, "After three weeks of Intense training, we off to Russian Federation with full energy. May God lead us and give us the ability to function". (more...)
Chhetri equals Messi record as India down Kenya Chhetri equals Messi record as India down Kenya
- June 12, 2018

They will look to replicate the performance of their league game against the African side again in the summit clash, which the organisers have claimed to be a "sold out" match . "Obviously, we'd like to get players on December 10, as that will help them get used to the situation", the India coach added. On Thursday, New Zealand won the match against India by 2-1 in Intercontinental Cup despite Chhetri scoring a goal in the 48minute and giving India the lead in the match . (more...)
Wilder, Joshua agree to fight deal
- June 12, 2018

It's up to them to choose USA or UK. Assuming the details are finalized and the fight announced, Joshua vs. A fight between Wilder and Joshua has always been mooted, but it appeared that Olympic gold medallist Joshua would return in the autumn -- September 29 at Wembley Stadium in London had been mentioned -- potentially against WBA mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin of Russian Federation. (more...)
Rafael Nadal, the King of Clay, Wins His 11th French Open Title Rafael Nadal, the King of Clay, Wins His 11th French Open Title
- June 12, 2018

No arguing against that sentiment. Nadal has won six of his nine matches against Thiem, all of them coming on that famously hard red clay. Defeating Dominic Thiem 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 at Stade Roland Garros in a two hours and 42 minutes in a one-sided battle, Nadal once again lifted the French Open men's singles crown extending his legacy on Parisian Clay to 11 crowns. (more...)

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