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Sports England cruise to win over Costa Rica
Author: 0 England cruise to win over Costa Rica

The 26-year-old hadn't played a single Premier League fixture nine months ago, but 12 clean sheets and a Player of the Year award later, the Clarets goalkeeper is heading to the World Cup in Russian Federation. The second half was a more subdued affair in terms of chances, the ten substitutions perhaps affecting the game's flow. It was just reward for a fine first-half performance but England lost some of their rhythm after the break, as Southgate made a number of changes, including ...

Author: 0 Nadal, del Potro highlight men’s French Open semifinals

Nadal, the undisputed king of clay, had lost his first set at Roland Garros since 2015 and was a break down in the second, but he regrouped during a 53-minute delay. And despite a late stutter as Schwartzman saved three match points, Nadal wrapped up victory to keep alive his hopes of equalling Margaret Court's record of winning a single Grand Slam singles title 11 times.

Sports Bryan Colangelo throws wife under the bus
Author: 0 Bryan Colangelo throws wife under the bus

Colangelo acknowledged using one of the accounts to monitor the National Basketball Association industry and other current events but said he wasn't familiar with the four others. Brown also expressed his belief to Aldridge that the Colangelo drama won't impact the Sixers' ability to attract high-end free agents: "I feel most strongly that when we go into a place with my coaches, and we bring Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons in with me, that will be sufficient".

Sports Ronaldo can not block Neymar's move to Real Madrid - Marcelo
Author: 0 Ronaldo can not block Neymar's move to Real Madrid - Marcelo

While Ronaldo's return after his fifth UEFA Champions League title is great news, it's essential Portugal look to him as an extra tool in the grand scheme and not the sole end product. "The 23 are all ready to play, that is the most important thing". Euro 2016 champions Portugal will face Spain (June 15), Morocco (June 19) and Iran (June 25) in Group B at the World Cup in Russian Federation.

Sports Washington Capitals Hoist First Stanley Cup After Dramatic Win Over Vegas
Author: 0 Washington Capitals Hoist First Stanley Cup After Dramatic Win Over Vegas

Can the Knights survive to fight another day? In the second round versus the Pittsburgh Penguins which saw the Capitals exorcise their demons, Ovechkin delivered. It was a great play that gave Washington the lead with just shy of eight minutes left in the game. Vegas, which won Game 1 before dropping the next three, lost four straight for the first time in franchise's brief yet memorable history.

Sports Vegas' Miller breaks nose late in Game 4 rout
Author: 0 Vegas' Miller breaks nose late in Game 4 rout

Monday, the Capitals used a three-goal barrage in the first period to blast the Vegas Golden Knights , 6-2 in game four of the NHL's Stanley Cup Final. It was a great play that gave Washington the lead with just shy of eight minutes left in the game. Evgeny Kuznetsov picked up and assist, bringing his NHL-high post-season point total to 32.

Sports Fall Out Boy jams before Game 4 of Cup Final
Author: 0 Fall Out Boy jams before Game 4 of Cup Final

Pierre-Edouard Bellemare said he and his Vegas teammates can't win three games in one night, so they have no choice but to focus on the next opportunity to stave off elimination. Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant didn't dismiss the numbers. Kempny said "probably nobody knew my name when I came here or played in Chicago", and Smith-Pelly had his name on the back of three other National Hockey League teams' jerseys before this season.

Sports Kevin Durant certain LeBron James wouldn't accept Finals MVP as loser
Author: 0 Kevin Durant certain LeBron James wouldn't accept Finals MVP as loser

As the Cavaliers called timeout, a silent Durant slowly walked while staring at the opposing crowd as teammates Curry and Draymond Green screamed in excitement for him. Durant especially, a player likely to crack the mythical 30,000 points mark, has plenty to gain in all-time discussions should the Warriors win, so history has often been a topic of conversation for Durant.

Sports Nabil Fekir: Liverpool close to £53m deal for Frenchman
Author: 0 Nabil Fekir: Liverpool close to £53m deal for Frenchman

Nothing has happened, ' he told the club's official website. "The transfer will certainly not close during the World Cup and I do not think there is any change before the World Cup", Aulas claimed. Liverpool want to wrap up the deal as quickly as possible and announce Fekir's arrival over the course of the weekend. The Swiss global had confirmed earlier in the week that he meant to leave the club, and Jürgen Klopp is said to be interested in paying the clause - thought to be around £12m.

Author: 0 Simona Halep battles past Garbine Muguruza to reach French Open final

There were no such fireworks this time, though, with Halep sealing a 6-7 (7-2) 6-3 6-2 victory. "I never gave up". The next step for Halep will be her most hard. Here's another key category in which Muguruza has the upper hand: 2-0 in major championships. No surprise then that the charismatic Stephens is not getting too far ahead of herself for Saturday's final against two-time runner-up and world number one Halep.

Sports Fans go insane for Nigeria's retro World Cup shirt
Author: 0 Fans go insane for Nigeria's retro World Cup shirt

Overall, Nike are kitting out 10 teams at the tournament in Russian Federation, including giants such as Brazil, France and England , while Australia's Nike World Cup kit looks pretty similar to the new Bafana Bafana strip . The shirts, of varying quality, were being sold for as little as $5. One team in question is doing everything right. He said the ones he was selling were "not top-notch quality, like the one you can get from the Nike shop".

Sports Cavaliers face now-or-never home stand in NBA Finals
Author: 0 Cavaliers face now-or-never home stand in NBA Finals

J.R. Smith received a standing ovation at from Golden State Warriors fans during Game 2 of the NBA Finals Sunday night at Oracle Arena. LeBron went out and scored 51 points in Game 1. Hot damn, what a collection. Overall, the Cavaliers have played with better energy and just looked more comfortable at home. Abdul-Jabbar attended the game and got a rousing ovation when introduced in the third quarter.

Sports Justify gets Belmont Stakes sponsor in Wheels Up
Author: 0 Justify gets Belmont Stakes sponsor in Wheels Up

Eastern after a flight from Kentucky, where he had been based since his victory in the Preakness Stakes . The only horse inside him will be Justify, attempting to become the 13th horse to sweep the Triple Crown and just the second to do so without a loss.

Sports DeChambeau leads by one, Woods in the hunt at Memorial
Author: 0 DeChambeau leads by one, Woods in the hunt at Memorial

Stanley failed to scramble his par after DeChambeau left his tentative first putt eight feet short, and his putt for victory veered across the front of the hole and missed on the low side. And he did so with a birdie at the last hole, which is one of the five toughest holes on the course! "And I'm still fighting through a couple little things here and there on if it's really right or not in regards to swing theory".

Sports Woman catches baseball in beer cup during San Diego Padres game
Author: 0 Woman catches baseball in beer cup during San Diego Padres game

DiMarco admits she caught Inciarte's foul ball on the hop . With thousands of eyes fixated on her, she chugged her beer as if she was taking part in a game of beer pong. "It bounced from behind me, I was trying to catch it all, and it landed in my cup", she told MLB.com after the incident. "So many people were cheering, 'Chug!' I was like, 'Absolutely I will chug this beer".

Sports Rafael Nadal beats Maximilian Marterer to ease into French Open quarter-finals
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal beats Maximilian Marterer to ease into French Open quarter-finals

The Argentine recovered from two sets down to beat South Africa's sixth seed Kevin Anderson 1-6 2-6 7-5 7-6 (7-5) 6-2 and move into only the second Grand Slam quarter-final of his career - and his first at Roland Garros . Once Nadal and Schwartzman do take to the court, we should be in for an exhibition of power-hitting from the greatest clay-courter of all time against a player who despite standing at just 5ft 7in packs a mighty punch from the baseline.

Sports LeBron James: 'No one wants an invite' to the Trump White House
Author: 0 LeBron James: 'No one wants an invite' to the Trump White House

Trump is in office", reported CBS . "I'm not surprised", James told reporters on Tuesday when asked about Trump this week disinviting the NFL Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles from the White House, according to USA Today. It's incredible that they've each made it back this many times without a hiccup, and it's hard to imagine we could see a fifth-straight Finals showdown.

Sports Garbiñe Muguruza sends Maria Sharapova crashing out of French Open
Author: 0 Garbiñe Muguruza sends Maria Sharapova crashing out of French Open

Kerber won the sixth of the nine played this year to move even nearer to her maiden Roland Garros semifinal. Thwarted: Two-time French Open victor Maria Sharapova after her quarter-final loss. The German raced into a 3-0 lead with an early double break. Sharapova didn't need to play a point in the fourth round, because Serena Williams pulled out of their much-anticipated match with an injured chest muscle.

Sports Cillessen: If Barcelona want to keep me, I have to accept it
Author: 0 Cillessen: If Barcelona want to keep me, I have to accept it

While Liverpool have previously been linked with a move for the former Ajax man after losing patience with both Simon Mignolet and Loris Karius over the course of the season. Blues chiefs reportedly fancy Cillessen if they are forced to sell the Belgian. Gooners, should Arsenal be looking for a new 'keeper? The task remains convincing Cillessen as to who among Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool has the best project.

Sports Manchester United agree deal to sign Brazil midfielder
Author: 0 Manchester United agree deal to sign Brazil midfielder

World Cup favourites Brazil have been training at Tottenham's training ground before their trip to Austria and spirits were high among Tite's players. Who is he and what position does he play? Midfielder Fred is set to join Jose Mourinho's side for next season after a transfer in excess of £50million was agreed with Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday.

Sports Ireland shooting: One dead and two hurt after horror boxing club attack
Author: 0 Ireland shooting: One dead and two hurt after horror boxing club attack

Gardai have renewed their appeal for information on the Silver Volkswagen Caddy with Northern Irish registered plates which was used in the shooting. The club is located at the harbour in Bray town. "Another dark day for Bray". 'The gym is council-owned and it is operated by Pete Taylor, who is Katie's dad'.

Sports Argentina squad holds training session in Barcelona
Author: 0 Argentina squad holds training session in Barcelona

Safe to say, their's is a feat that's not going to be trumped in a long, long time . Croatia will play against Argentina on June 21 where Barcelona teammates Ivan Rakitic and Lionel Messi will go head to head in a battle for their country.

Sports Arsenal Confirm First Signing After Wenger Era
Author: 0 Arsenal Confirm First Signing After Wenger Era

Emery has started to build his own squad at Arsenal after taking over from Arsene Wenger last month. Arsenal have confirmed on their official website that Lichtsteiner has joined the club on a free transfer after signing a one-year contract and will wear the No.12 shirt next season.

Sports Discovery Buys Rights to Broadcast Golf Overseas
Author: 0 Discovery Buys Rights to Broadcast Golf Overseas

The latter tournament is scheduled to be held in December 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. The media company, which owns channels like the Discovery channel, TLC and Eurosport , has signed a 12-year deal with the PGA Tour for rights to air its events outside the USA on TV and digital platforms.

Sports England vs. Nigeria - Football Match Report
Author: 0 England vs. Nigeria - Football Match Report

The FA confirmed to the Daily Mail that there was no way that Kane could have tipped the scales at 98 kgs because when he was last weighed at St George's Park, he came in at a trim 89kg (14 stone), which would suggest that whoever was entering the data had made a simple typing error by hitting the 9 key before the 8, rather than after.

Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather is world's highest paid athlete

Ronaldo has been the highest paid athlete the two previous years but fell to third. For the first time, a woman does not make the top 100. Elsewhere, Britain's Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton is the highest paid figure from motorsport to feature, coming in at 12th with $51 million.

Sports XFL names ex-WVU AD, current NCAA official Oliver Luck commissioner
Author: 0 XFL names ex-WVU AD, current NCAA official Oliver Luck commissioner

The XFL isn't the only new football league looking to find footing. In 2001, the XFL debuted to big ratings on NBC before viewership fell off sharply and the league folded after one season. " Oliver Luck has been a key member of my leadership team and he has done a superb job at the NCAA over the last three years", NCAA President Mark Emmert said in a statement provided to the Associated Press.

Sports Arsenal to snub deal for Fellaini
Author: 0 Arsenal to snub deal for Fellaini

Arsenal have both Jack Wilshere and Santi Cazorla out of contract this summer, with the latter signing for Villareal which means midfield recruitments are necessary going into the 2018/19 season. The Belgian global is nearly certain to leave Old Trafford this summer, having rejected a contract offer to stay at Old Trafford, and while it seemed likely at one point that he would be moving to Italy to join AC Milan , the thought of staying in the Premier League would definitely appeal to him.

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