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Sports All the Ways You Can Celebrate Father’s Day in Chicago
Author: 0 All the Ways You Can Celebrate Father’s Day in Chicago

Every mothers day, and for the days surrounding it, social media feeds are full of pics featuring moms. This year, the National Retail Federation expected Mother's Day to generate almost $ 23 billion in sales. About 33% will do their shopping online. 25 to 34 year olds will be the biggest spenders this holiday, averaging at $188 per person. Buying a Father's Day gift, may not be so bad after all/.

Sports Dinesh Chandimal charged with changing ball
Author: 0 Dinesh Chandimal charged with changing ball

Chandimal is accused of breaching Level 2.2.9 of the ICC Code of Conduct for "changing the condition of the ball". Umpires Aleem Dar and Ian Gould ruled that the tourists had altered the condition of the ball at Gros Islet . That incident actually would not have transpired had the West Indies reviewed a not out verdict by umpire Gould to a leg-before appeal by Gabriel to Chandimal just two deliveries earlier.

Sports Germany crash to Mexico as World Cup awaits Brazil
Author: 0 Germany crash to Mexico as World Cup awaits Brazil

When counter-attacks poured through the middle of the German ranks in the first half, experienced defensive midfielders Toni Kroos and Sami Khedira, who was taken off after an hour, failed to stem the flow. Youngster Julian Brandt almost saved Loew's night in the final minutes when he blasted a shot past Ochoa's right post. Sunday saw a historic win for Mexico and a personal milestone for Rafa Marquez, who came on in the 74th minute to replace Andres Guardado.

Sports Fernando Alonso wins Le Mans 24 with Toyota
Author: 0 Fernando Alonso wins Le Mans 24 with Toyota

Alonso, bidding to win the second leg of motor racing's Triple Crown of the Monaco GP, Le Mans and the Indy 500, drove the Toyota No8 for a two-hour and forty-five-minute burst. But in the end, both cars made it to the finish, to complete the company's dream result - a one-two, with Alonso's auto the victor. Alonso will now turn his attention back to F1 with the championship returning to France for the first time in a decade with a race at Paul Ricard.

Sports For Brooks Koepka, it’s a U.S. Open marriage
Author: 0 For Brooks Koepka, it’s a U.S. Open marriage

Phone to ear, Tommy Fleetwood's caddy talked through the logistics of a flight he thought he might miss. Koepka, with a performance and a demeanor reminiscent of Retief Goosen winning at Shinnecock Hills in 2004, began the back nine with three pivotal putts - one for birdie, one for bogey, one for par .

Sports Five Things We Learned From Germany’s Surprise Defeat To Mexico
Author: 0 Five Things We Learned From Germany’s Surprise Defeat To Mexico

Mexico pulled back into a more defensive formation midway through the second half as key players exhausted and had to withstand heavy pressure from Germany . The defending champions will most likely face the strongest opponent of Group F tonight. Germany coach Joachim Low admits his side paid the price for their poor first-half performance against Mexico.

Sports 3 things we learnt from Iran 1 Vs 0 Morocco
Author: 0 3 things we learnt from Iran 1 Vs 0 Morocco

Morocco were the only team not to concede a single goal in the third round of African qualifying, while Iran kept nine straight clean sheets in AFC qualification, letting in just two during their final game against Syria. During qualifying they were unbeaten in 10 qualifiers and did not concede a goal in the first nine games. Medhi Benatia will be the key player who could be responsible for Morocco's outcome at the World Cup .

Sports Federer marks number one ranking with 98th title in Stuttgart
Author: 0 Federer marks number one ranking with 98th title in Stuttgart

Federer kept tight control on the match as he claimed his third title of the season after the Australian Open and Rotterdam and now owns 18 grass trophies including eight from Wimbledon. I hit the ball well, my service is good. "The most important thing is going to be to focus on my game and if I can do my things well", Raonic told reporters after the match.

Sports Mexico beats defending champ Germany at World Cup
Author: 0 Mexico beats defending champ Germany at World Cup

With the United States not in the World Cup , many brands and some former American soccer players pointed to Mexico as the team to root for in Russian Federation this month. Their next game is against South Korea on Saturday 23 June, and then against Sweden on Wednesday 27 June. Germany are attempting to become only the third side in the World Cup's 88-year history to successfully defend their title, after Italy (1934-1938) and Brazil (1958-1962).

Sports Madrid Appoint Spanish Coach To Replace Zidane
Author: 0 Madrid Appoint Spanish Coach To Replace Zidane

Allegri affirmed that he rejected the interest from Madrid out of respect for his current club: "I told [Perez] that I had given my word to Juventus that I would stay here and I wanted to respect what I had said". Two weeks ago, Zinedine Zidane announced that he will not be in charge of Los Blancos next season, which could lead to a lot of changes at the club in the next campaign.

Sports Eight injured after taxi ploughs into ‘World Cup fans’ in Moscow
Author: 0 Eight injured after taxi ploughs into ‘World Cup fans’ in Moscow

The driver, who is believed to have had a Kyrgyzstan driving licence, attempted to flee but has now been detained by officers. Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said in a post on Twitter: "There was an unpleasant incident with a taxi". It cited the driver as saying he did not drive into the crowd on goal. A taxi has driven into a crowd of people at a busy shopping centre in central Moscow , injuring eight people.

Sports Mickelson against US Open 'carnival golf'
Author: 0 Mickelson against US Open 'carnival golf'

Thomas said golfers must really search for something to complain about at this point. That's the speed at which things move with this young crowd, all of whom came up together. He had never been out to the Hamptons — "Only as far as Bethpage, if that's even considered part of Long Island", he said — and his imagination told it would be a golf course tucked in among high-end real estate, like Pebble Beach.

Sports Zach Randolph’s brother shot and killed in Indiana
Author: 0 Zach Randolph’s brother shot and killed in Indiana

Saturday at Hop's Blues Room. An officer heard the shots, rushed to the scene and found Roger Randolph on the ground between two cars in a parking lot, the News reported. This time around, the Kings player isn't with his brother. Zach Randolph led Marion High School to a state championship back in 2000. Our thoughts are with the Randolph family.

Sports Lionel Messi and Co begin campaign
Author: 0 Lionel Messi and Co begin campaign

Argentina dominated possession and territory in the second half but could not find the victor amid some dogged Icelandic defending, with Lionel Messi's penalty miss summing up a disappointing afternoon for the South American side. This article was created in partnership with Vivo, the official smartphone of the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups . After falling behind, 1-0, early in the match, Iceland kept its composure and responded soon after, with Alfred Finnbogason scoring his country's ...

Sports Saudis to pay 'penalty' for loss
Author: 0 Saudis to pay 'penalty' for loss

A total of seven matches, including the final, will be played in the Luzhniki stadium . "You don't apologise for winning in sport", said Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov, when asked whether the Russian president was apologising to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman when he kept shrugging at him after nearly every Russian goal.

Sports Nadal sweeps Thiem to claim 11th title at Roland Garros
Author: 0 Nadal sweeps Thiem to claim 11th title at Roland Garros

After Thiem served, the trainer reappeared and massaged Nadal's forearm and wrist. With his 17th major title on Sunday, Nadal, 32, closed the gap on arch-rival and 20-time victor Roger Federer on the all-time list for most Grand Slam men's singles titles, reports Xinhua news agency.

Sports VAR fuels controversy as Socceroos lose to France
Author: 0 VAR fuels controversy as Socceroos lose to France

Also, Hull City's Jackson Irvine would also come on in the second half to help Australia compete against France's all-star team which included the likes of Antoine Griezmann , Paul Pogba and Thomas Lemar . "I felt the contact", he said . Australia leveled the game from the penalty spot in the 62nd minute, but Paul Pogba scored the game victor with just eight minutes left to play in regulation.

Sports Bouhaddouz in dubious list of 'selfie' goal scorers
Author: 0 Bouhaddouz in dubious list of 'selfie' goal scorers

Aziz Bouhaddouz headed an own goal in the fifth minute of stoppage time to give Iran a stunning 1-0 victory over Morocco in the first Group B game of the World Cup on Friday. Let them enjoy football. Iran suffered a what looked to be a devastating final blow, as Alizera Jahanbakhsh was stretchered off with just five minutes to play to seemingly sum up a fairly hard day.

Sports Arsenal to open Premier League season against champions Manchester City
Author: 0 Arsenal to open Premier League season against champions Manchester City

The Champions League group stage will commence on 18-19 September, and last season's beaten finalists Liverpool face an away Premier League fixture before all of their six group games. The two games were significant in the title winning season as City opened up their dominance and points lead away in December, with Nicolas Otamendi and David Silva goals proving enough in a 2-1 win.

Sports Peru vs. Denmark - Football Match Report
Author: 0 Peru vs. Denmark - Football Match Report

The South Americans continued to attack in the second half and almost opened the scoring in the 57th minute but Andre Carrillo and Edison Flores missed chances in a goalmouth scramble. The last time the Leicester City goalkeeper conceded a goal for Denmark came in their 5-1 play-off win over the Republic of Ireland, in November 2017.

Author: 0 Driver detained after crashing taxi into pedestrians in Red Square

Another witness at the scene said of the taxi driver: "He was pulled out of the vehicle, he ran off but bystanders apprehended him". According to preliminary estimates, seven people sought medical treatment. The cabbie abandoned his vehicle and tried to flee - but was soon arrested, according to local press reports. Moscow's traffic management authority said the driver had a licence issued in Kyrgyzstan and had not driven into the crowd of people deliberately.

Sports Dustin Johnson Majors: Has DJ Won One?
Author: 0 Dustin Johnson Majors: Has DJ Won One?

At day's end, only four players in the 156-man field ventured into the absolute shallowest part of under par . He was at even-par 140, along with Hoffman (69). Shinnecock Hills has been a monster during the 2018 U.S. Open. The US Open cut sliced off some huge names. Three-time major victor Jordan Spieth , his bid to make the cut after an opening 78 also slowed by a double-bogey, reeled off four birdies in a row starting at the 13th but closed with back-to-back bogeys in a 71 for 149 ...

Sports Konta beats Watson to reach Nottingham quarters
Author: 0 Konta beats Watson to reach Nottingham quarters

Veteran Stosur - the 2011 US Open champion - counts grass as her least favourite surface but success for Boulter represents her first major scalp in the professional ranks. Watson matched her for the majority of the opening set but Konta found the break in the fifth to take the lead. It was a really quick second set but I dug in really deep in the first.

Author: 0 Phil Mickelson shockingly chases, swats moving ball with putter

Phil Mickelson says he was happy to take a two-shot penalty when he bizarrely made a decision to putt a moving ball on the 13 hole at the US Open on Saturday. Following an opening-round 77, Mickelson followed it up with a 1-under-par round of 69 in Friday's second round but was still a full 10 shots behind leader Dustin Johnson heading into the weekend.

Sports US Open: Ewen Murray reviews best of second round at Shinnecock Hills
Author: 0 US Open: Ewen Murray reviews best of second round at Shinnecock Hills

Putting like a four year old out there. Scott and the rest of the field dealt with strong winds on Thursday, and because of an early tee time today, he played the front nine in light rain, which he said made shot-making hard at times. Henrik Stenson could be a dangerman after steady rounds of 71 and 70, with the Swede playing alongside Justin Rose, who had his problems late in his round after a terrific display of iron play.

Sports Mohamed Salah not in Egypt starting line-up for first World Cup match
Author: 0 Mohamed Salah not in Egypt starting line-up for first World Cup match

Leheta said: "Salah participated in training with his team-mates for the entire session and he is ready to play against Russian Federation according to technical staff". Egypt's coach assured the media on Thursday that Salah was fully recovered from the injury he suffered in the Champions League final last month.

Author: 0 US Open: Ewen Murray on tough start for Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods

Multiple major winners Phil Mickelson (77) and Jordan Spieth (78) had nightmare rounds, while former champion Rory McIlroy carded a 10-over-par 80. I was very impressed with Russell Henley , who has got a good short game and good golfing brain, while Ian Poulter plays well on hard courses and has the right mental attitude to perform here over the four days.

Sports School of hard knocks leaves England toughened for World Cup stage
Author: 0 School of hard knocks leaves England toughened for World Cup stage

Southgate has taken a pretty young squad with him to the global tournament with Ashley Young the oldest member but there's still excitement on how far they can go. Trippier was left sidelined by Manchester City's rush of riches in 2008 and has emerged for England via Barnsley, Burnley and, most recently, a break-out season at Tottenham.

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