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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

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...]

Frustrated Phil Mickelson swats moving ball with putter at US Open

He had four consecutive bogeys before parring the 12th, despite the serenading of "Happy Birthday" from the crowds at every hole. There was actually some chatter about Mickelson being disqualified based on Rule 33-7 or Rule 1-2; however, the USGA chose to penalize him under Rule 14-5 and not Rule 1-2 because Mickelson did not deflect or stop the ball. [Full Article...]

Uruguay beat Egypt with 89th-minute Gimenez goal

Uruguay beat Egypt with 89th-minute Gimenez goal Egypt fans may have been disappointed to see Mohamed Salah named on the bench for their opening World Cup group game against Uruguay , but it appears he may be far from ready to play. "We've tried to play in a very orderly fashion", Tabarez said. Egypt forward Mohamed Salah didn't play in the game because of a shoulder injury. [Full Article...]

Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth among favorites with $12M at stake

Having started on the back nine, the highlight for the 2016 champion was a 45-foot birdie putt at the par-three seventh. Spieth shot a 78, a big chunk of that coming courtesy of a triple-bogey he made on his second hole of the day. Open. Johnson his tournament lead into the clubhouse Friday with an incredible score of 4-under par , and at the time Ian Poulter was the only other golfer in the ... [Full Article...]

Salah nearly 100% likely to face Uruguay

Salah nearly 100% likely to face Uruguay With Russia winning 5-0 vs Saudi Arabia, the game held extra importance due to the hosts' likely to hold a superior goal difference in most scenarios. "Some people are saying that we will go there, play three matches and return home". Fans have been in suspense before Egypt's first World Cup finals in 28 years, but now they can at least know their star man will appear. [Full Article...]

Salah not in starting XI for Egypt's World Cup opener

Salah not in starting XI for Egypt's World Cup opener Egypt's pre-World Cup form has been worrying to a big extent. "The doctors are giving him the option to play or not, but I know Salah very well and I'm sure he's not afraid, he's not fearful". They face Iran in Group B at the Krestovsky Stadium in St. Petersburg and come into the game full of confidence as they are unbeaten in their last 18 matches . [Full Article...]

Atletico Madrid star a joke

Atletico Madrid star a joke Griezmann scored 29 goals in all competitions for Atletico last season, helping them finishing second in La Liga and winning the Europa League. "If they [Atleti] buy good players we can win the Champions League here and enter the history of the club". [Full Article...]

Jason Day among stars having US Open shockers

Jason Day among stars having US Open shockers The Offaly man finished second in the 2016 edition, and started on the back nine today with a par and a dropped shot. He would finish at ten over following a round of 80. "After that start, all I had to do was to try to shoot even par for the next 16 holes, and I'd be just fine". Matthew Jones (76), Jason Scrivener (78), Adam Scott (78), David Bransdon (79), Cameron Smith (79) and major cham... [Full Article...]


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