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Ayton goes No. 1 in National Basketball Association draft; Mavs acquire Doncic

Ayton goes No. 1 in National Basketball Association draft; Mavs acquire Doncic With that being said, the Philadelphia 76ers missed out on an opportunity to do exactly that, instead trading down in the draft to pick up point guard Zhaire Smith from the Suns , who drafted him with their other first-round pick. Born in the Bahamas, he moved to the Phoenix area during high school and said most of his family now lives there. His only sleep lately, he said, was a couple of ... [Full Article...]

Neymar's dive showed why VAR is necessary at the World Cup

Neymar's dive showed why VAR is necessary at the World Cup The Brazilian model cheered on her beloved Seleção's 2-0 win, and she shared reactions to the late goals from Coutinho and Neymar on her Instagram story. He also had a scare in training on Tuesday, limping off with an apparent right ankle injury. Brazil doctors have been busy lately at the World Cup in Russian Federation, with even the team's coach needing medical attention. [Full Article...]

Tunisia made it easy for us - Hazard

Tunisia made it easy for us - Hazard Cursed by the "Golden Generation" tag for their last two global tournaments, Belgium have been seen as underachievers given the wealth of talent at their disposal. There were no 0-0 draws in the 1954 tournament, which included 16 teams and a total of 26 games. Belgium were dominant from the outset, taking a 2-0 lead inside 16 minutes through Hazard's penalty and Lukaku's fine finish. [Full Article...]

Cleveland Cavaliers have no interest in trading Kevin Love

Cleveland Cavaliers have no interest in trading Kevin Love Rest assured that the Rockets' understandably devastated Chris Paul - who made a fast exit from Toyota Center late Monday night after being forced to watch the biggest game of his life from the bench because of his hamstring injury - has already begun his recruitment of James to Houston . [Full Article...]

England issue update over injured duo Stokes and Woakes

England issue update over injured duo Stokes and Woakes Aside from missing the ODI series with Australia he'll also miss the lone Twenty20 global against Australia at Edgbaston, on June 27 and the three T20s at home to India in July. The Warwickshire paceman still hopes to be available an time for the three-match one-day worldwide series against India, which starts on July 12. The Durham all-rounder was ruled out of the ongoing ODI series against Aus... [Full Article...]

Spain vs. Iran final score, recap

Spain vs. Iran final score, recap The result puts Spain top of Group B ahead of Portugal - who beat Morocco 1-0 earlier in the day - on the "fair play" rule, with both having four points and the same goal difference, but Spain receiving fewer bookings. A win against Iran will leave Spain on the brink of a place in the last 16, despite all the upheaval of the past week. "Best world Cup ever without a doubt." added anoth... [Full Article...]

Uruguay Vs. Saudi Arabia Live Stream

Uruguay Vs. Saudi Arabia Live Stream Uruguay's slender victory over Saudi Arabia ensured that they and host nation Russian Federation reached the last 16 of the World Cup. Suarez's goal was by no means pretty, but it did the trick. "Of course, we would have preferred if he had not been injured but it would have been especially good if he had been able to train with the team for the three weeks we had at the same intensity as the... [Full Article...]

Dwight Howard Traded To Brooklyn Nets

Dwight Howard Traded To Brooklyn Nets ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski‏ reports that the team is finalizing a deal to send centre Dwight Howard to the Brooklyn Nets for centre Timofey Mozgov . For the Nets, trading Mozgov will allow them to save the $17 million remaining on his deal for the 2019-20 season, and gives them the space needed to potentially create two max salary slots. [Full Article...]

Real Madrid-Alisson find agreement

Real Madrid-Alisson find agreement Sky Sports News reporter O'Connor claimed that the Merseyside outfit are resigned to missing out on the Brazilian shot stopper. Alisson, also called Alisson Becker , made 37 appearances in Serie A for Roma this season, conceding just 28 goals and keeping a total of 17 clean sheets. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation v Egypt: Key talking points

The sudden goal took the wind out of Egypt's sail and they dramatically collapsed, allowing Russia's Denis Cheryshev and Artem Dzyuba to score two quick-fire goals and end the match as a contest. Finally, Mourinho concluded that Russia's match against Egypt is crucial as the Uruguay match is a hard one, "The game against Egypt is the crucial match of the group". [Full Article...]

Australia bowl first in must-win ODI at Trent Bridge

Australia bowl first in must-win ODI at Trent Bridge England's Jonny Bairstow celebrates reaching his century against Australia . But the home batsmen were rarely troubled on a road of a wicket as 21 sixes rained down on the ground where the Test side were bowled out for 60 on Australia's last visit three years ago. [Full Article...]

Our man reveals latest from Russian Federation as Marcus Rashford returns to action

Our man reveals latest from Russian Federation as Marcus Rashford returns to action Lingard is confident there will be no knock-on effect at the end of an arduous Premier League season, saying there is "definitely a freshness" about a young group blessed with the odd bit of experience and no little pace. "Everyone's coming up to me asking me where I'm from". "I've met many of them and lots have stories from tournaments going way back". "I think, with H, he's always been a capta... [Full Article...]

Mickelson incurs penalty after hitting moving ball

Had he done the latter he would have been disqualified. But many thought he should have been disqualified under Rule 1-2, which states that if a player purposefully stops or deflects a ball to give himself an advantage, the player should be disqualified. [Full Article...]

Firmino features as Brazil held by Switzerland

Firmino features as Brazil held by Switzerland Willian will play on the right of attack and Neymar on the left. Switzerland saw plenty of the ball after the goal but lacked quality in the final third. The match was pretty much all Brazil from the beginning, but outside of its lone goal, the ball just didn't want to go in. With Granit Xhaka in the middle and Breel Embolo and Xherdan Shaqiri in the attack, the sixth-ranked team in th... [Full Article...]

French tactics under question after opening World Cup win

French tactics under question after opening World Cup win They would be punished moments later after France were awarded a controversial penalty when Antoine Griezmann was tackled by Josh Risdon bearing down on a through ball. Bert van Marwijk's side look destined for an unlikely draw before Paul Pogba's deflected victor with nine minutes remaining on the clock. Paul Pogba later scored the winning goal in the 81st minute, and goal-line techn... [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka skipper charged with ball-tampering by ICC

Sri Lanka skipper charged with ball-tampering by ICC Half an hour into the scheduled start of play, the umpires came off the field and the Sri Lankan team were still involved in a heated argument with the match referee. So maybe Gould was just being over-cautious. "The team on the third day of the match protested a decision taken by the umpires citing 'changing the condition of the ball". [Full Article...]

England national team: Marcus Rashford nursing ill-timed knock, Gareth Southgate confirms

England national team: Marcus Rashford nursing ill-timed knock, Gareth Southgate confirms Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has spoken about Mohamed Salah's importance to the national team while also giving his analysis on World Cup games. "It is on the TV and players have their phones and social media so you are not going to get away from what's being said at home". He spoke of "playing in that space between the opposition's defence and midfield" and of his admiration for... [Full Article...]

Mohamed Salah ready to make Egypt return against Russian Federation

Mohamed Salah ready to make Egypt return against Russian Federation During Friday's match, Uruguay snatched a late win over Egypt as Jose Gimenez headed in the only goal in the 89th minute. Egypt now have a mountain to climb and must avoid defeat in their next clash against hosts Russian Federation to avoid an early exit from the tournament. [Full Article...]

Eight injured after taxi runs into crowd in central Moscow

Eight injured after taxi runs into crowd in central Moscow The driver then fled, pursued by several passers-by. It's not clear how badly injured the victims were, TASS said. Preliminary information indicated the driver lost control of the vehicle. Moscow traffic authority cited the taxi driver as saying that he did not act on goal. The accident took place on Ilinka Street, about 200m from Red Square and Moscow's famous GUM shopping arcade. [Full Article...]

Hosts Russia face Saudi challenge in World Cup opener

Hosts Russia face Saudi challenge in World Cup opener He missed the final months of that season with injury and was again sidelined for much of the 2016-17 campaign before working his way back into World Cup contention at Villarreal this term. In the first match, we have two of the lowest ranked team in the tournament face each other. The 28-year-old boasts 52 goals from his last three seasons in Russia's top flight and has reportedly attract... [Full Article...]


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