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Thailand cave rescue: First pics of boys in hospital Thailand cave rescue: First pics of boys in hospital
- July 12, 2018

The perilous plight of 12 Thai youth soccer players and their coach trapped in a flooded cave for more than two weeks concluded with smiles on Tuesday when divers pulled the last of five remaining team members from the darkness. "We are humbled to have been able to provide our expertise and experience to assist in this global operation led by the Thai government". "This area will become a living museum, to show how the operation unfolded", Osottanakorn said. (more...)
Kieran Trippier In Tears As He Realises World Cup Dream Is Over Kieran Trippier In Tears As He Realises World Cup Dream Is Over
- July 12, 2018

Matt Reece, 25, who works in marketing, said England had far outperformed the low expectations of them when the tournament began. "Pride of Lions": Southgate comforts Danny Rose at the final whistle as England are "defiant but defeated" by Croatia . (more...)
Brazil legend Ronaldo on Neymar: Brazil legend Ronaldo on Neymar: "We all expected more from him"
- July 12, 2018

His performances were at times overshadowed by the criticism he received for theatrically reacting to tackles and physical attention. Neymar was also slammed by many for going to ground too easily at times, but there were concerns over his fitness after he missed the last two months of the 2017/18 campaign due to injury. (more...)
LeBron James Sells Comedy Movie To Paramount, In Talks For Starring Role LeBron James Sells Comedy Movie To Paramount, In Talks For Starring Role
- July 12, 2018

LeBron is set to produce the film with his SpringHill partner Maverick Carter. Paramount Players' Ali Bell and Gabby Canton are also involved with the project. That project allowed him to become a member of the Producers Guild. Other slated projects from SpringHill include Legendary Entertainment's Hustle and the Netflix series On Her Own Ground starring Octavia Spencer . (more...)
Thailand turning cave into museum about soccer team's rescue Thailand turning cave into museum about soccer team's rescue
- July 12, 2018

More than 90 divers helped with the rescue as well as many other volunteers. The optimistic mood was in contrast to the saddened atmosphere at the cave last week, after former Thai Navy SEAL Saman Kunan , 37, died while laying air tanks underground on Thursday. (more...)
England Series Useful World Cup Preparation, Says Rohit Sharma England Series Useful World Cup Preparation, Says Rohit Sharma
- July 12, 2018

England's Joe Root said that India will pose a different challenge for the home side than Australia and the upcoming three-match ODI series should serve as a marker for their preparation for the 2019 World Cup. "I don't have any fears about it". Some of that is undoubtedly the media training that all worldwide players are now given to ensure they don't ever say anything of any interest but it's also clear that Root has a deep desire for this group of England players to succeed. (more...)
Astros Win on One of the Weirdest Walk-Offs in Baseball History Astros Win on One of the Weirdest Walk-Offs in Baseball History
- July 12, 2018

Tucker sprinted home with the game-winning run to complete the wild finish to the game. Talk about a rough way to lose - especially after the A's put up up four runs in the ninth to send the game to extra innings. Lucroy threw to first but the ball appeared to hit Bregman in the helmet and ricochet into foul territory, allowing Tucker to score the winning run. Bregman is the king of the weird walk off. (more...)
Man Utd legend Scholes: Guardiola big influence on England success Man Utd legend Scholes: Guardiola big influence on England success
- July 12, 2018

Gareth Southgate has led the English charge in Russian Federation as they are just two days away from playing their first World Cup semi-final in 28 years. The fact that the original plan was to head into this tournament with Allardyce does add a little bit more happiness to the whole thing (or possibly relief), especially when people are now discussing the influence of Pep Guardiola on the England side. (more...)
Former UCLA player Billy Knight found dead Former UCLA player Billy Knight found dead
- July 12, 2018

Knight was found by fire officials along a Phoenix roadway at approximately 2:45am, local police confirmed in a statement. The Maricopa County Medical Examiner's office determined Knight's death to be a suicide as the result of "multiple blunt force injuries". (more...)
England got carried away with talk of the final, insists Roy Keane England got carried away with talk of the final, insists Roy Keane
- July 12, 2018

ENGLAND PLAYER RATINGS: England lost 2-1 after extra time to Croatia this evening at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, but how did each player perform? "It's Coming Home" has been the mantra of England fans, and sometimes even the players, for the last month and supporters were excitedly dreaming of taking on France in the final. (more...)
England lose out to Croatia in devastating semi-final England lose out to Croatia in devastating semi-final
- July 12, 2018

However, the biggest concern looking ahead to Sunday's game is bound to be fatigue, with Croatia having also required extra time and penalties to come through ties against Denmark and hosts Russian Federation in the past two weeks. For the second straight game, an English player scored his first global goal in a World Cup knockout match, this time Kieran Trippier sending a sweet free kick into Croatia's net. (more...)
Marcus Smart garnering interest from 4 teams Marcus Smart garnering interest from 4 teams
- July 12, 2018

It appears the Celtics' negotiations with Marcus Smart are a bit tense, with the guard reportedly "disgusted" that Boston was not in contact with him shortly after free agency opened. While he may not suffer a Noel-like fall in terms of value, it's not hard to see a combination of factors hurting his leverage as a free agent again next year. (more...)
Giancarlo Stanton loses out in AL All-Star fan vote Giancarlo Stanton loses out in AL All-Star fan vote
- July 12, 2018

The Mariners asked fans to #SendSegura, and send they did . "To see your teammates and Seattle support me, and Mariners marketing". Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar won the NL fan vote. The results of the Final Vote to determine the last roster spot on the American League and National League All-Star teams are in. The 24 foreign-born players include players from Venezuela (8), Puerto Rico (6), the Dominican Republic (4), Cuba (2), Curacao (2), Canada (1) and South Korea (1). (more...)
Thai boys were passed 'sleeping' through cave, says diver Thai boys were passed 'sleeping' through cave, says diver
- July 12, 2018

Other roadblocks included the Tham Luang's narrow, tight passageway, which was filled with muddy, frigid water with no visibility, said Master Sgt. Derek Anderson, who was part of the team of rescuers diving down to pull out the boys. The group ventured into the vast cave complex in northern Thailand after football practice on June 23 and their rescue dominated front-page headlines in Thailand. (more...)
Giants, Redskins make picks in NFL's supplemental draft Giants, Redskins make picks in NFL's supplemental draft
- July 12, 2018

As for Beal the player , he's a talented cover corner. For example, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon signed a four-year, $5.3 million contract when he was selected in the second round of the 2012 Supplemental Draft. It appears the price tag for Beal will be extremely high. In three seasons (2015-18) and 32 total collegiate games, Alexander has compiled an impressive 125 tackles, seven interceptions and 17 passes defended. (more...)
Tour de France: Fernando Gaviria takes first stage as Chris Froome crashes Tour de France: Fernando Gaviria takes first stage as Chris Froome crashes
- July 12, 2018

It's just one of those things. "What an incredible day, nobody is happier than me". "We are going to do our best", Martin said one day before the Tour in the west of France. The peloton of 22 teams of eight riders will then race along the windswept coastline famous for attracting vast crowds of yachting enthusiasts for the Vendee Globe around-the-world race that also sets off there. (more...)
His last World Cup, says Dalic His last World Cup, says Dalic
- July 12, 2018

She added that she is flying back to Croatia and would be watching the game as part of a joint birthday football celebration. About a dozen England fans passing through Heathrow wore dark blue waistcoats over their T-shirts in tribute to Southgate who has taken to wearing a waistcoat on the touch-line along with suit pants and a dress shirt and tie. (more...)
Thai cave rescue: All 12 boys and their coach rescued
- July 12, 2018

A video of the boys in hospital was shown at the news conference. "The big heroes in this are the children and the four Thai Navy SEALS who were looking after them". The rescue received blanket coverage in Thai media with newspapers The Nation running the headline "Hooyah!" "The boys are physically and mentally fit to come out". (more...)
Former Illini star Kevin Anderson stuns top seed Roger Federer at Wimbledon Former Illini star Kevin Anderson stuns top seed Roger Federer at Wimbledon
- July 12, 2018

Neither player had been able to break the other one in the fifth set, with each holding their serve, until Anderson did to go up 12-11. "I felt good actually", Federer said. Federer, the defending champion, has been his usual dominant self. And here at Wimbledon, there has been a quiet confidence about Anderson. "Sure, it's disappointing losing the next two sets after winning the first two and having match points". (more...)
Del Potro sets up quarter-final showdown with Nadal Del Potro sets up quarter-final showdown with Nadal
- July 12, 2018

He's an wonderful opponent and awesome player. In a match suspended from Monday night due to darkness with the Argentine star two sets to one ahead, Del Potro sealed victory on a fifth match point after nearly four and a half hours of action on Court Two. (more...)
Raheem Sterling thanks England fans after reaching 'dream' World Cup semi-final Raheem Sterling thanks England fans after reaching 'dream' World Cup semi-final
- July 12, 2018

Sterling was England's most risky attacking player in Samara , but attracted criticism online for missing a great chance after running onto Jordan Henderson's floated pass over the Swedish defence in the first half . Raheem Sterling has been criticised for his performances at the World Cup . However, the England manager is hesitant to change what has been a winning formula in Russian Federation and Sterling is odds on to retain his place in the lineup when the Three Lions take ... (more...)
Has Croatia ever won the World Cup? Has Croatia ever won the World Cup?
- July 12, 2018

Stan Chattersley, who has lived in Bournemouth for 15 years, admitted he would not be supporting England. "My biggest question before the tournament was about who was going to be the goalkeeper and whether they would be good enough". "As a venue we can only take responsibility for so much, and thought a reminder to our customers that they should always enjoy themselves responsibly is important". (more...)
Roy Keane has gone full Roy Keane on the England result Roy Keane has gone full Roy Keane on the England result
- July 12, 2018

Coming out on top against Kane, and successfully shutting out or limiting the damage from the Tottenham star and England, to send Croatia to their first ever World Cup final would no doubt earn Lovren lots of respect and accolades, and the Liverpool man will surely be looking forward to grabbing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity with both hands. (more...)
Wayne Rooney says new DC United stadium was key to his move Wayne Rooney says new DC United stadium was key to his move
- July 12, 2018

According to Manchester Evening News, Wayne said: "They are doing fantastic". DC United top scorer Darren Mattocks says he is not anxious about the arrival of former Manchester United star Wayne Rooney to the MLS Club and is focusing on achieving the 20-goal target that he set at the start of the season. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association is 'looking into' second 'Glory to Ukraine' video
- July 12, 2018

This was the SECOND time that Vida has sent a highly-charged political message, following his "Belgrade burn!" ravings after his country's quarter-final win over Russian Federation. Vida said his comments in the video were not meant to convey any political message. "There's no politics in football". Ukraine's Embassy in the United Kingdom took to Twitter to defend the players and slam media interpretations of the phrase. (more...)

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