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‘Pressure mounting’ on Lakers to trade for Kawhi Leonard ‘Pressure mounting’ on Lakers to trade for Kawhi Leonard
- June 28, 2018

Meanwhile, the Indiana Pacers received Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis from the Oklahoma City Thunder. Later, Deveney does note that "it would be the preference of James to know with whom he will play before he signs" but the idea that he would be even be willing to land with the Lakers without assurances from a player like George or Leonard is noteworthy to say the least. (more...)
Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan help India beat Ireland in Dublin T20 Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan help India beat Ireland in Dublin T20
- June 28, 2018

The Indian opener, Rohit Sharma missed his third T20 worldwide century by just 3 runs as he gone for 97 runs against Ireland . India captain Virat Kohli , a former top-ranked batsman will be looking to claw back from his eighth position while England's Jos Buttler would be looking to continue his ODI form and better his 26th position in T20Is. (more...)
No one was happier about South Korea’s World Cup win than Mexico No one was happier about South Korea’s World Cup win than Mexico
- June 28, 2018

Low's side lost their opening game 1-0 to Mexico before keeping their hopes of progress alive with a dramatic late 2-1 win over Sweden . A sense of doom grew in the stadium as Sweden leapt out to a 2-0 lead against Mexico in Yekaterinburg, forcing Loew to make changes in a desperate push for a victor. (more...)
Heung-Min Son Attracting Interest From Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United Heung-Min Son Attracting Interest From Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United
- June 28, 2018

The 25-year-old has impressed at Spurs since his £22 million move from Bayer Leverkusen almost three years ago, scoring 47 goals in 139 appearances for the club. Son has two more years on his current contract with the club and might use it as an advantage to negotiate a favourable deal. New Arsenal boss Unai Emery is overhauling the squad he inherited from Arsene Wenger and he's in the market for a new attacker but it would be hard to see the Gunners doing business with their fierce North ... (more...)
Manchester United set to keep Marouane Fellaini on new contract Manchester United set to keep Marouane Fellaini on new contract
- June 28, 2018

The player had confirmed that he will announce his decision regarding his future on Sunday. Fellaini has made a total of 156 appearances for United in all competitions, but just seven starts were made in Premier League and Champions League fixtures during the most recent campaign. (more...)
'Strange match' awaits England and Belgium
- June 28, 2018

England go into the Thursday's game in Kaliningrad having secured progression to the last-16 with a game to spare, four years after crashing out at the group stage in Brazil. Finishing as runners-up arguably opens up a clearer path to the final - missing France/Argentina and Portugal - but with England now ahead of the Belgians on goal difference, Southgate insists his players will simply go out and try to win the game. (more...)
Practicing with new putter, Tiger Woods searches for fix to his game Practicing with new putter, Tiger Woods searches for fix to his game
- June 28, 2018

Frustration on the greens in recent weeks has prompted Woods to work with an Ardmore mallet putter rather than the Scotty Cameron model he used in 13 major wins and so far in his comeback. The strength of field is relatively weak this week, so even a finish as high as second would only move Woods to 55th in the world. Woods was making putts in Florida, when he had two chances at winning. (more...)
Liverpool sign England youth star Bobby Duncan from Man City Liverpool sign England youth star Bobby Duncan from Man City
- June 28, 2018

Liverpool have paid £200,000 for his signature. The 17-year-old had been keen to depart City this summer and had been training away from the club for the last few months. Duncan has shone at Academy level and rose to prominence with England in 2016 when he became the first Englishman to score a hat-trick against Brazil. (more...)
Sri Lanka seek share of spoils against West Indies Sri Lanka seek share of spoils against West Indies
- June 28, 2018

Sri Lanka was 63 runs away from a first-ever Test victory over the West Indies at the Kensington Oval on Monday following an action-packed third day of the final Test. Lucia. Dowrich (16) and Holder (15) hung around for a 27-run stand for the seventh wicket before Rajitha struck thrice. Kemar Roach top scored with some composed batting late in the innings with 23 not out. (more...)
NBA Extends Contract Of Adam Silver Through 23-24
- June 28, 2018

NBA Board of Governors Chairman and Toronto Raptors Governor Larry Tanenbaum announced today that Commissioner Adam Silver's contract has been extended through the 2023-24 NBA season. This season also marked the launch of the first eSports league - the National Basketball Association 2K League, which Silver has raved about. This was also the fourth consecutive season where the league set an all-time attendance record, with 22.1 million fans attending games in 2017-18. (more...)
Martin Truex Jr. Uses Pit Strategy, Surges To Sonoma Victory Martin Truex Jr. Uses Pit Strategy, Surges To Sonoma Victory
- June 28, 2018

The pit-call decision gave Truex a huge lead on the 1.99-mile circuit and the only thing that could possibly have halted his momentum was a caution. After losing the lead, Harvick came back down pit road for fresh tires with less than 20 laps to go. (more...)
Germany Knocked Out Of World Cup In Stunning Upset Germany Knocked Out Of World Cup In Stunning Upset
- June 28, 2018

Serbia forward Aleksandar Mitrovic had two excellent chances to equalise with close-range headers in the second half before Brazil defender Thiago Silva sealed the game with a near-post header from a corner in the 68th minute. Providing very little detail, Fox Sports' series of tweets had a clear message. Brazil are up against Serbia and the latest result in the Group F will be a booster for Serbia who need 3 points to qualify and a warning to Brazil who need just a point to advance ... (more...)
Why Lukaku missed Belgium training ahead of crunch clash against England Why Lukaku missed Belgium training ahead of crunch clash against England
- June 28, 2018

We expect several changes to personnel, given the strength and depth in the England squad, and Southgate's desire to ensure that those he may need to call on in the knockout phase have had match minutes. Having upset 10-man Colombia and held Senegal, a point would be enough to guarantee to the last 16, where they would meet one of Belgium or England. "This is such an important game to keep momentum going". (more...)
Zimbabwe quartet to miss tri-series amid pay dispute Zimbabwe quartet to miss tri-series amid pay dispute
- June 28, 2018

Chawaguta said that they considered players that have been playing in the practice matches. "But they did not avail themselves for selection", convener of selectors Walter Chawaguta said in press conference at Harare . However Chawaguta made a point of dismissing the theory. I don't think there is any doubt in terms of the quality that we have that has been left out of the squad . (more...)
Cavaliers Pick Up Team Option On Kendrick Perkins As Potential Trade Piece Cavaliers Pick Up Team Option On Kendrick Perkins As Potential Trade Piece
- June 28, 2018

McMenamin clarified that Perkins' option was only picked up as a convenient way for Cleveland to keep an asset in their back pocket which they could throw in as part of a possible trade this offseason. McMenamin noted Perkins' salary is non-guaranteed for the time being, but the Cavaliers would have to guarantee it to use it in a potential trade. (more...)
The goat breaks his duck! Messi scores first World Cup 2018 goal The goat breaks his duck! Messi scores first World Cup 2018 goal
- June 28, 2018

Messi scored the opener as Argentina progressed out of the group stages with their victory over the Super Eagles, with Marcus Rojo scoring the decisive goal after Victor Moses levelled the scoreline early in the second half. "He is someone who strengthens those around him, but when it's not working, he also starts to struggle". The South American side, now last in Group D, need to beat the Super Eagles and then hope Croatia beat Iceland if they are to have any possibility of qualifying ... (more...)
Former Phillies star Jayson Werth announces retirement Former Phillies star Jayson Werth announces retirement
- June 28, 2018

Werth tallied 109 home runs, 393 RBI and 450 runs with a slash line of.263/.355/.433 in D.C. His announcement came while he was on the 7-day disabled list with the Mariners' affiliate Triple-A Tacoma. The deal was roundly criticized as being excessive for a player that age, but Werth's tenure with the Nats coincided with the team going from bottom dweller to contender. (more...)
Korea ousts defending champ Germany from World Cup
- June 28, 2018

The stoppage time goals from Kim Young-gwon and Son Heung-min which gave Korea their first win in this World Cup after two defeats sparked jubilant scenes among Korea's players and Cho said he and his teammates thought they were going through until they learned of the result from Yekaterinburg. (more...)
Kawhi Leonard adamant about trade, Spurs unwilling to budge Kawhi Leonard adamant about trade, Spurs unwilling to budge
- June 28, 2018

According to several experts at ESPN , there seems to be mounting pressure for the franchise to trade for Kawhi Leonard as LeBron James remains hesitant to be the first player to commit to the franchise. Still, it's hard to imagine Popovich riding out his storied coaching career with a disgruntled 33-year-old as the centerpiece. At the end of the 2018-19 season, the two sides could say goodbye and move on. (more...)
F1: Alonso hopes French GP result was a one-off for McLaren F1: Alonso hopes French GP result was a one-off for McLaren
- June 28, 2018

Fernando Alonso hopes McLaren's poor result in the French Grand Prix on Sunday was a one-off and that they will be back on form in Austria. "It was our worst performances of the season and I hope an isolated case". "I believe I'm the only one right now who is 8-0 against the champion in GP2 and all the categories he raced in". So it was a defensive race and no frustration. (more...)
Richard Jefferson ends friendship with LeBron James to avoid free agency rumors Richard Jefferson ends friendship with LeBron James to avoid free agency rumors
- June 28, 2018

So when Richard Jefferson duped his Snapchat into believing he was ending his relationship with LeBron so that he could save himself the trouble of answering fan queries about where he saw the King landing in free agency. Unfortunately I live in Los Angeles so the questions are unavoidable but hopefully this helps to clear things up. Truth be told I never liked the guy. (more...)
Brazil ease into last 16 with win over Serbia Brazil ease into last 16 with win over Serbia
- June 28, 2018

Brazil eliminated Serbia and secured their place in the second round of the World Cup after a comfortable 2-0 victory in Moscow. With defending champions Germany knocked out and Argentina scraping through at the death, five-times champions Brazil were desperate to stamp their authority on a tournament where World Cup pedigree has counted for so little. (more...)
Spurs Promote Assistant Coach Becky Hammon to Front of Bench Spurs Promote Assistant Coach Becky Hammon to Front of Bench
- June 28, 2018

As ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski put it, Hammon was promoted to the "front of the bench". She was the first full-time female coach to collect a salary in National Basketball Association history. (more...)
Switzerland vs. Costa Rica - Football Match Report Switzerland vs. Costa Rica - Football Match Report
- June 28, 2018

Switzerland, driven on by the inventive Shaqiri , ended Group E as runners-up to Brazil, who beat Serbia 2-0 to top the group. It's okay Ruiz. You'll always know you scored a goal at the World Cup. It was nothing more than the Central American side deserved having shown glimpses of their best form. With Switzerland leading 2-1, Ticos attacker Bryan Ruiz stepped up to the mark to take the spot kick. (more...)
Tigers fire pitching coach for insensitive comments Tigers fire pitching coach for insensitive comments
- June 28, 2018

Though there has been no clarity on what comments were made, MLB.com says general manager Al Avila has told reporters the comments were made by Bosio to a team employee. He missed several games in April due to what was described only as a medical issue. Brought in as part of Theo Epstein's rebuild, Bosio oversaw a pitching staff that helped turn the Cubs into World Series champs in 2016. (more...)

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