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Sen. McConnell supports changing Papa John's stadium name

Sen. McConnell supports changing Papa John's stadium name It's always fun here when John Schnatter is in the news for embarrassing reasons, because it generally means having a laugh at the "food" that Papa John's calls "pizza" and sells all over America, including with the help of former franchisee Peyton Manning, who got out when the getting out was good . [Full Article...]

Trump arrives in Britain, questioning May's Brexit plan

Trump arrives in Britain, questioning May's Brexit plan May's "business-friendly" Brexit proposal was agreed by her cabinet only last Friday after two years of wrangling since Britons voted to leave the bloc in a 2016 referendum, though some supporters of Brexit cast it as a betrayal. "We have come to an agreement which absolutely delivers what people voted for", she said in a statement. A YouGov poll released on Wednesday found that 77 percent of ... [Full Article...]

Didier Deschamps: Paul Pogba was nearly everywhere against Belgium

Didier Deschamps: Paul Pogba was nearly everywhere against Belgium We were there, we were so close to the title, and we just fell short. "For me, we are not favourites". The service then tweeted: "It's been a disappointing night already, please don't make it worse by doing something you might regret for the rest of your life". [Full Article...]

England good enough to win World Cup, says Sweden coach Janne Anderson

England good enough to win World Cup, says Sweden coach Janne Anderson They were set on their way when Maguire rose to head home from a corner and Alli added the killer blow after the break as England showed they are not entirely dependent on the tournament's leading scorer Harry Kane for goals. For the first time since the 1990s, England is in the last four of a major tournament. The Croatians lost to France in the semis 20 years ago. In 2014, the team didn'... [Full Article...]

Bale could follow Ronaldo out of Real Madrid

Bale could follow Ronaldo out of Real Madrid Brazil legend Pele even also took the chance to congratulate Cristiiano Ronaldo on his switch to the Serie A . Ronaldo, whose World Cup campaign with Portugal was ended in the last 16 by Uruguay just under two weeks ago, hinted after May's Champions League final victory over Liverpool that he was considering leaving the Santiago Bernabeu. [Full Article...]

Kane says England defeat will hurt for a long time

Kane says England defeat will hurt for a long time Dalic admitted that trying to outdo the achievement of that great generation was a driving force for his team, skippered by the brilliant Luka Modric. "I don't know what to say". 'That defeat is completely irrelevant, ' he said. 'I've got the utmost respect for him - he's been banging goals in for Spurs for several seasons - but he's not alone, his team-mates play at top clubs, so it will be... [Full Article...]

Giroud hopes 'living legend' Henry manages France some day

Giroud hopes 'living legend' Henry manages France some day At least 10 players with origin from African continent will feature for France in World Cup semi finals on Tuesday evening even after bungling of African teams out of the competition. "When France were world champions in 1998", Giroud said on Sunday, "I think [ Christophe] Dugarry scored one goal and [ Stephane] Guivarc'h not at all". [Full Article...]

De Bruyne and Belgium defeat France as England beat Croatia

De Bruyne and Belgium defeat France as England beat Croatia They memorably sparked into life in that incredible last 16 win over Argentina , but were back to being solid yet unspectacular against Uruguay. Just goes to show how unpredictable this World Cup has been. After England reached the World Cup semi-final, "Three Lions" by Baddiel, Skinner & The Lightning Seeds has gone to number one! In 2002, 2006 and 2014 they were eliminated in the group st... [Full Article...]

Gareth Southgate drops major England semi-final selection hint

Gareth Southgate drops major England semi-final selection hint Speaking at a press conference, the Manchester United wing-back said: "We haven't wont anything yet so there's no point celebrating". "I wasn't a renowned fashion icon throughout my playing career [so] it's rather odd to feel that way now", said Southgate, England's latest style guru. [Full Article...]

Sebastian Vettel hoping to ‘kill Mercedes’ magic’ at British Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel hoping to ‘kill Mercedes’ magic’ at British Grand Prix The four-time champion seized the lead at the start and fought back after losing the initiative during two safety auto periods to register his second win at Silverstone and the 51st of his career. Verstappen and Raikkonen were third and fourth with Ricciardo fifth. Hamilton began the day hoping for an unprecedented sixth Silverstone triumph, but soon found himself in dire straits. [Full Article...]

Prefer to be No. 1 than No. 2: Nadal

Prefer to be No. 1 than No. 2: Nadal The unseeded Hsieh earned her first appearance in the last 16 at Wimbledon , where she will face Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia for a place in the quarter-finals. "I had match point", Halep said. Reigning French Open champion and world No.1, Simona Halep , joined the trend of top 10 seeds humbled out of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships. [Full Article...]

Brazil's Neymar says World Cup defeat is 'saddest moment of my career'

Brazil's Neymar says World Cup defeat is 'saddest moment of my career' The World Cup semi-finals may be an all-European affair but Belgium's unlikely heroes Marouane Fellaini and Nacer Chadli have ensured that at least one part of North Africa has retained a strong interest in the tournament. Here, we take a look at the contenders. France have won both World Cup meetings against Belgium, winning 3-1 in the first round in 1938, and 4-2 in the third-place pla... [Full Article...]

Southgate tells England stars: ‘Be bigger than 1966 heroes’

Southgate tells England stars: ‘Be bigger than 1966 heroes’ A spokesperson from Walkabout said: "We've been delighted by how many England fans have adopted Walkabout as their home for the football". " Gareth Southgate has re-energised English football, as anyone who's been to a Walkabout to watch a match will tell you! I sometimes think they think they don't know if that's the case but now they get a feel of the impact of what they're doing". [Full Article...]

Zverev battles past Fritz into Wimbledon's 3rd round

Zverev battles past Fritz into Wimbledon's 3rd round The 27-year-old will face unseeded American Mackenzie McDonald in the fourth round on Monday. "I don't know how far I will go in the tournament but I'm confident", Del Potro said. "He's obviously had good wins through these last three matches here". The 21-year-old from Germany is ranked at No 3 in the world but has not yet won a Grand Slam. [Full Article...]

England And Croatia Set Up Semi-final Clash At FIFA World Cup

England And Croatia Set Up Semi-final Clash At FIFA World Cup When Russia finally bowed out, shortly before midnight local time with defeat on penalties against Croatia in their quarter-final, they were departing the festival a good five hours of playing time later than many had forecast. Russian Federation endured the penalty pain for a change, after having inflicted the same on Spain in the Round of 16. Igor Akinfeev was more than once called int... [Full Article...]

Spain announce Luis Enique as new head coach

Spain announce Luis Enique as new head coach Fernando Hierro has quit his role as Spain's national team head coach following La Furia Roja's Second Round exit at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation. Lopetegui was sacked two days before their opening World Cup match with Portugal after he was named Real Madrid boss. Despite been out of work since quitting the Nou Camp outfit, the 48-year-old football tactician has been linke... [Full Article...]

Federer opens Wimbledon defence in style

Federer opens Wimbledon defence in style It's a big deal ", said Federer on returning to Centre Court and who is marking the 15th anniversary of his first Wimbledon title in 2003. "I was excited to wear Uniqlo today, I must tell you", Federer, who signed his initial contract with Nike in 1997 and had been wearing the brand ever since , said after his win. [Full Article...]

Belgium hold off Brazil in thriller to reach semis

Belgium hold off Brazil in thriller to reach semis It's the latest surprise in a tournament full of upsets, which has included Spain's shocking loss to Russian Federation in the knockout rounds and, even more surprisingly, Germany crashing out of the group stage. Belgium will face France in the semifinals on Tuesday in St. Petersburg. The next day in Moscow, it will be either England or Sweden against either Russian Federation or Croatia. [Full Article...]

India, England match to be a cracker in the decider

India, England match to be a cracker in the decider Morgan and Hales shared a stand of 48 before the captain fell and, after Jonny Bairstow struck two sixes in his 28, it was down to Hales to see his side home. But India's strength in depth meant the runs just kept coming. Dhoni, who took became the first player to take five catches in a T20 worldwide, removed his glove before the final ball of the innings, making it easier for him to run out J... [Full Article...]

Australia Coach Justin Langer Sees Future ODI Captain in Aaron Finch

Australia Coach Justin Langer Sees Future ODI Captain in Aaron Finch Earlier, Solomon Mire (63) led Zimbabwe by scoring his second half-century in the tournament before he was clean bowled by Andrew Tye (3-28) in the 19th over. The pair punished the bowling of Ashton Agar and Jack Wildermuth with 16 runs each in consecutive overs midway through the innings to set Pakistan on their way to victory. [Full Article...]


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