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Open Contender Bizarrely Admits He Was Open Contender Bizarrely Admits He Was "Hungover" Following Final Round 67
- July 24, 2018

As he explained after a round of five birdies and only one bogey: 'I was a little hungover, I won't lie. Here's his complete quote, per ESPN's Darren Rovell. Needless to say, Pepperell did not raise the subject when paired with Mickelson on Sunday. "So, you know, it's a amusing game". He subsequently said on Twitter , "I wasn't THAT drunk last night!" He defended what some might consider an undisciplined approach to a major championship, saying that he did not always drink during ... (more...)
Josh Gordon to Miss Start of Browns Training Camp for 'Treatment Plan' Josh Gordon to Miss Start of Browns Training Camp for 'Treatment Plan'
- July 24, 2018

Maybe Josh Gordon didn't feel like he could handle the stress and pressure of Browns training camp being a TV shoot for HBO's Hard Knocks. Gordon says he appreciates the support he has received from the Browns. The Browns announced on Monday that he would be placed on the non-football illness reserve list until he 'is ready to return'. NFL.com's Tom Pelissero corroborated Schefter's report , stating that per a source, Gordon is "absolutely not suspended" and that the Browns have "no plans" ... (more...)
Falcons' Julio Jones Won't Report To Training Camp Falcons' Julio Jones Won't Report To Training Camp
- July 24, 2018

The wideout is comfortable sitting out all of camp, Rapoport added. Jones appeared in all 16 games last season for the Falcons and caught 88 passes for 1,444 yards and three touchdowns. Jones' current contract averages $14.25 million per season over the life of the deal. The average places him ninth among all receivers. He's topped 1,400 yards in each of the last four seasons, just the seventh receiver in National Football League history to record four seasons over 1,400 yards. (more...)
I ran out of holes at the end - McIlroy I ran out of holes at the end - McIlroy
- July 24, 2018

Tiger Woods hits his tee shot on the 18th during the final round of The Open Championship golf tournament at Carnoustie Golf Links. In so doing, the 35-year-old from Turin has become the first Italian to win a major championship. "Oh, it was a blast", said Woods, who was also delighted to have had his children see him perform well after years of watching him struggle. "But it's still great to have him back". (more...)
Fognini tops Verdasco to reach Swedish Open final vs. Gasquet Fognini tops Verdasco to reach Swedish Open final vs. Gasquet
- July 24, 2018

He lost his previous three matches with the Spaniard on clay. Gasquet needed just one hour and 12 minutes to defeat world Laaksonen, reaching his 31st career final and his third of 2018. Fognini won the Brazil Open in March and Gasquet won on grass at s-Hertogenbosch last month for his 15th success from 30 finals. This was their first meeting and Laaksonen (148th on the ATP list) couldn't do much in his second ATP semi-final, losing more than 50% of the points in his games to suffer four ... (more...)
Trump company expands investment in Scottish golf resort
- July 24, 2018

A championship golf course, clubhouse and hotel were created during the first phase of development in 2008. But the development has drawn criticism from many , including locals and environmentalists. and Eric, run the Trump Organization. 'The timing is now right for us to release the next phase of investment and the significant economic benefits this brings. (more...)
Kevin Love Inks $120 Million Extension With Cleveland Cavs
- July 24, 2018

Kevin Love has signed a four-year contract extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers worth $120 million. Love, 29, had opted out of the 2019-20 season on his current five-year deal, which would have made him a free agent next Summer when several other All-Star players are set to hit the open market. (more...)
Salah nominated for Best FIFA Men's Player prize Salah nominated for Best FIFA Men's Player prize
- July 24, 2018

France coach Didier Deschamps and compatriot Zinedine Zidane, who led Real Madrid to a third successive Champions League title, headlined the 11 candidates in the running for men's coach of the year. Similarly vying for the honour are World Cup winners Antoine Griezmann , Kylian Mbappe and Raphael Varane as well as tournament Golden Ball recipient Luka Modric. (more...)
Chinese Team to Offer Dwyane Wade 'Monster' Deal Chinese Team to Offer Dwyane Wade 'Monster' Deal
- July 24, 2018

Wade spent last season with the Cavs and Miami Heat and with championship experience, many teams would love for him to be on their squad to mentor their players. Whatever happens in basketball, it happens. "I'll sit down and figure that out once I get back from this tour at some point". If an National Basketball Association team were to sign him, it would probably be on a one-year, relatively cheap contract, more to act as a veteran presence than anything. (more...)
Noah Syndergaard placed on DL with hand, foot and mouth disease Noah Syndergaard placed on DL with hand, foot and mouth disease
- July 24, 2018

As it turns out, the volunteer work might have led Syndergaard to contract a viral infection that is common in young children. The illness causes painful red sores and blisters and typically diminishes after about a week. "During the game, he didn't quite figure it out. I guess it's very uncommon in adults, period", Callaway said Sunday. "So he was just weak and run-down, and I think the virus just took its toll". (more...)
Conor McGregor's Legal Team Addresses Report of Plea Deal in Bus Attack Conor McGregor's Legal Team Addresses Report of Plea Deal in Bus Attack
- July 24, 2018

McGregor and several members of his entourage chose to fly from Ireland to Brooklyn, New York to get revenge on current lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in April during fight week of the UFC 223 pay-per-view event. Now prosecutors are reportedly willing to give him probation instead of prison time. Upon news of the report, McGregor's legal team at Cozen O'Connor reached out to MMAWeekly.com to deny the report. (more...)
Hazard nominated for The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2018 award
- July 24, 2018

From the shortlist, four groups of the football community, namely journalists, fans, national team coaches and captains - each section having a weighting of 25% - will now be allowed to vote for their favourites. A long injury for PSG and a World Cup spent mainly rolling on the floor has led to Neymar missing out. Salah then scored twice in two appearances for his country at the World Cup in Russian Federation. (more...)
OSU WR coach Zach Smith has a history of domestic violence OSU WR coach Zach Smith has a history of domestic violence
- July 24, 2018

Last week, it was reported that Smith, the grandson of former OSU head coach Earle Bruce , was charged with criminal trespassing after dropping his son off at his ex-wife's home and not a pre-arranged public place, a violation of a previous criminal trespass warning. (more...)
FIFA The Best Awards: Gareth Southgate among Coach of the Year nominees FIFA The Best Awards: Gareth Southgate among Coach of the Year nominees
- July 24, 2018

Deschamps, Guardiola and Zidane will be considered front-runners for the award after respectively claiming title triumphs for France at the World Cup, Manchester City in the Premier League and Real Madrid in the Champions League. FIFA will host the annual Best Football Awards gala on September 24, in London, where the victor will be announced. The full nominees are as follows: Massimiliano Allegri (Juventus), Stanislav Cherchesov (Russia), Zlatko Dalic (Croatia), Didier Deschamps ... (more...)
Mesut Ozil's racism claims remain controversial
- July 24, 2018

But Mesut Ozil was - is a part of this national team. The 2014 World Cup victor was part of Joachim Low's squad that failed to make it past the group stage in Russian Federation. He was criticized for posing for photos with Erdogan before the tournament and Turkish elections. A wider social issue for Germany? And Ozil questions in his statement why other dual-heritage team-mates have not been subjected to the same treatment. (more...)
'Drunk' football player pays price for thinking cop vehicle is Uber 'Drunk' football player pays price for thinking cop vehicle is Uber
- July 24, 2018

University of Iowa police said that Reiff approached a parked UI police auto and attempted to open the vehicle's passenger door. Reiff then saw that the seat was occupied, and attempted to move to the back door. Saturday. "We are aware of the incident and are now gathering additional facts", athletic director Gary Barta said in a statement, according to the report. (more...)
Harris reportedly turns down Clippers' extension offer Harris reportedly turns down Clippers' extension offer
- July 24, 2018

While the extension would be a nice raise for Harris, it would be a far cry from the $36 million a year deal he could get on the open market next year, let alone the $37.6 million he could potentially obtain from the Clippers. That's not a guarantee. He averaged over 18.5 points per game a year ago and is a 35% career 3-point shooter. The talks are said to be amicable, and Harris will hold out for a much larger payday next summer. (more...)
Police use spray as farmers’ protest halts Tour de France peloton Police use spray as farmers’ protest halts Tour de France peloton
- July 24, 2018

This isn't Moscon's first brush with controversy on the Tour de France , previous year handed a six-week suspension by Team Sky after being found to have racially abused French rider Kevin Reza. Moscon had been a key figure in Sky's successful start to the tour. The incident took place on the 16th stage of the race. He may well have antagonised those behind such antics. (more...)
Jaime Munguia vs. Liam Smith: Fight Night Preview Jaime Munguia vs. Liam Smith: Fight Night Preview
- July 24, 2018

Instead, The Ring Magazine's 2017 Prospect of the Year justified the hype surrounding him by dropping the champ within the first minute and finishing him three rounds later in devastating fashion. Meanwhile, Smith will try to prove he still has what it takes to be a champion. When "Beefy" tucks up behind his guard and plays his peekaboo tactics, his defence is nearly impossible to break down. (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovich reveals he offered Manchester United free services after injury Zlatan Ibrahimovich reveals he offered Manchester United free services after injury
- July 24, 2018

LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has jumped to the defence of ex-Manchester United teammate Paul Pogba , suggesting that the 25-year-old has won far more than those who continue to criticise him and that people simply need to lay off the Frenchman. (more...)
Tour de France re-starts after tear gas incident
- July 24, 2018

Watch every minute live on Eurosport Player, plus minute-by-minute live blog and extensive video highlights - breakaways, sprints, stage finishes, interviews, incidents; you won't miss a thing. The race was then stopped as the riders headed back to the doctor's auto to receive treatment. But the spray apparently drifted into the riders' path, causing chaos - with the race briefly stopped. (more...)
Mesut Ozil named in Arsenal squad for Singapore tour Mesut Ozil named in Arsenal squad for Singapore tour
- July 24, 2018

The deal will see the Nigerian superstar feature in DStv's upcoming campaign for the new football season as well as make special appearances at the brand's events, amongst other activities. The 29-year-old announced his worldwide departure on Sunday, citing racism in the aftermath of the 2014 champions' early World Cup exit. And though Matthaus, a World Cup victor with Germany in 1990, said the media coverage around the photograph played its part in Ozil's decision, he believes Germany ... (more...)
Alonso speaks up for struggling McLaren team mate Vandoorne
- July 24, 2018

The two-time champion Spaniard said a "deep investigation" was needed because there were clear signs of a performance issue manifested by a lack of down-force. Asked whether the problem could be addressed through set-up changes, he said: "It's not linked to the set-up at all". "We completed a good qualifying [and] the auto is getting better; the new parts are definitely improving our performance", he explained. (more...)
Raptors looking to shed salary after acquiring Kawhi Leonard Raptors looking to shed salary after acquiring Kawhi Leonard
- July 24, 2018

Also, Zeigler said that Toronto is an ideal place for the usually low-key Leonard, who is trying to avoid the spotlight during his stint with the Spurs . Should Leonard choose to play elsewhere in the 2019-20 season, he would only be able to sign a four-year, $141 million deal with a team that could afford his services. (more...)
Mbappe reveals World Cup injury struggles Mbappe reveals World Cup injury struggles
- July 24, 2018

One of the best things he said was: 'I can not be the spokesman for this team'. In an interview to Le Parisien , Deschamps said, "He knows he does things others don't". I thoroughly enjoyed hearing stories from my dad, who was in Europe for 17 of the 31 days of the tournament, about how fun it was to be in different countries during the Cup, each one sharing enthusiasm and love for their team. (more...)

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