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Wimbledon 2018: Andy Murray withdraws - how Twitter reacted

Wimbledon 2018: Andy Murray withdraws - how Twitter reacted But all of his time away meant the former No. 1-ranked Murray has fallen out of the top 150 and he was not seeded at Wimbledon . Two-time victor Murray had been expected to play having given no indication he would pull out despite concerns over his fitness following over a year out with a hip injury. [Full Article...]

Kylian Mbappe: France manager predicts star will be BETTER than Ronaldo

Kylian Mbappe: France manager predicts star will be BETTER than Ronaldo Mbappe who grabbed two quick goals against Argentina on Saturday in Kazan, feels he should not be paid for representing his country and has chose to use the largesse instead to touch lives. The donation will include, Sports Illustrated reported, a possible sum of US$350,038 (£265,000) bonus if France win the World Cup . And the player was delighted with his performance. [Full Article...]

Spurs reportedly give Sixers high price tag for Kawhi Leonard

Spurs reportedly give Sixers high price tag for Kawhi Leonard LeBron James is now officially a Laker , but Kawhi Leonard's future is still up in the air. "He has privately maintained that he no longer wants to play in San Antonio and will eventually alert rival teams considering trades for him that his intention is to sign in Los Angeles when he can become a free agent in 2019, league sources said". [Full Article...]

What Lakers will try to do now after LeBron James coup

Houston was consistently named a potential for LeBron throughout the year, but the Rockets have kind of fallen off, hype-wise, anyway, in recent weeks. And who better to learn from and help position yourself for a life after hoops than Lakers president Magic Johnson? His last four years with the Cavaliers have produced four trips to the NBA Finals. [Full Article...]

Lakers' odds now 7/2 to win NBA Finals after LeBron decision

Lakers' odds now 7/2 to win NBA Finals after LeBron decision Free agency began at 12:01 a.m. Sunday, and James had waited until July 8 and July 11 to announce his previous decisions. And who better to learn from and help position yourself for a life after hoops than Lakers president Magic Johnson? Remember: James' agent met with the Cavaliers in 2014 without James, and he ultiamately made a decision to leave the Heat to return to Cleveland. [Full Article...]

Why Did Lebron James Go to the Lakers Instead of the Sixers?

Why Did Lebron James Go to the Lakers Instead of the Sixers? Because it is Los Angeles, several celebrities weighed in on James' decision to join the Lakers. Durant will be paid about $30.5 million this coming season, about $5 million less than he could have commanded if the deal was structured differently. [Full Article...]

Oregon State beats Arkansas 5-0 for national championship

Oregon State beats Arkansas 5-0 for national championship While the ball was in the air, Grenier said, he hoped it would flare off into the stands. And it's a new life. I was going to give it everything I had. You can see the sadness in pitcher Blaine Knight's eyes. I'm super proud of him and it's just unbelievable. "I just kept making pitches and kept getting outs you know", Abel said. [Full Article...]

Molinari dominates Quicken Loans for first PGA Tour win

Molinari dominates Quicken Loans for first PGA Tour win He is now seven-under for the tournament after he shot an even-par Thursday. Former world number one Woods, who hadn't played in the event he hosts since 2015 due to back pain, is making the 11th start of his return from spinal fusion surgery. [Full Article...]

LeBron James did not dine with Magic Johnson to start free agency

LeBron James did not dine with Magic Johnson to start free agency But it's not all that surprising. The Lakers have a young, talented but inexperienced roster and they were hoping to land both James and possibly George. Cleveland has deep salary-cap issues - partially caused by James' failure to commit long-term - and the Cavs now lack enough talent to unseat the champion Golden State Warriors. [Full Article...]

Sergio Ramos posted a handsome Instagram message after Spain lost to Russian Federation

Sergio Ramos posted a handsome Instagram message after Spain lost to Russian Federation His defensive partner Sergio Ramos , who plays for Barcelona's rivals Real Madrid, has always stood by the centre-back's inclusion in the Spain side. The World Cup's lowest-ranked team - 70th when the tournament began - now advances to a quarterfinal against Croatia or Denmark in Sochi on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Denver Nuggets: Five candidates for a break out season

Denver Nuggets: Five candidates for a break out season Denver Nuggets guard Will Barton has agreed to a four-year deal worth more than $50 million to stay with the Denver Nuggets, according to Yahoo Sports' Chris Mannix . He would certainly be an attractive partner for James to play alongside, but the Nuggets would have to clear out a ton of cap space to make room for the four-time MVP. [Full Article...]

Luka Modric, Ivan Rakitic Key As Croatia Face Denmark

Luka Modric, Ivan Rakitic Key As Croatia Face Denmark Croatia settled better after 20 minutes , dictating play with prolonged spells of possession through Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic . The 51-year-old Bosnian-born coach, who played as a midfielder for many clubs in the former Yugoslavia and Croatia , said he was having the time of his life in Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Spain knocked out after stunning Russian upset

Spain knocked out after stunning Russian upset But this time, they just passed side-to-side, sometimes backwards, nearly never to attack. This is football. We had more possession, got to their area much more. However, La Roja quickly grabbed the lead in the 12th minute through an own goal by Sergei Ignashevich after the defender got the last touch following a set-piece by Marco Asensio. [Full Article...]

Paul Pogba: Kylian Mbappe is way more talented than me

In a statement released to the media, the organisation's director general, Sebastien Ruffin, thanked Mbappe for his kind gesture, revealing that the PSG star often makes time to play with the children at the charity center. It is understood he will be in line for a bumper bonus of £265,000 if France win the World Cup this summer. On his part, the player was delighted with his performance, ... [Full Article...]

Chris Paul set to remain with Rockets, reports say

Chris Paul set to remain with Rockets, reports say Paul's deal expired at the end of the 2018 season, and the promise of resigning on a max contract was part of the reason he worked so hard to orchestrate a trade from the Clippers past year. "RUN IT BACK", wrote Paul alongside an image of him in action for the Rockets. LeBron James is a free agent once again. The 33-year-old reportedly never considered leaving, despite the odd rumour that he... [Full Article...]

Russia Kicks Spain Out Of World Cup After Penalty Shootout

Igor Akinfeev was Russia's hero after saving penalties from Koke and Iago Aspas as 2010 champions Spain , who dominated possession without creating clear chances, were defeated 4-3 on penalties after the game had finished 1-1 . Having long run out of steam and with several players cramping, Russia were reduced to desperately defending in extra time as Spain , who played more than four times... [Full Article...]

Denmark - World Cup - 1 July 2018

Both teams concidentally had their best World Cup showings 20 years ago. Saturday's dramatic last-16 openers, which featured 10 goals, marked a handing on of the torch to a new generation, with French teenager Kylian Mbappe announcing himself on the world stage. [Full Article...]

Tour de France Formally Block Chris Froome From Riding

Tour de France Formally Block Chris Froome From Riding Chris Froome has been kicked off Tour de France 2018 after being told by organisers Amaury Sport Organization (ASO) he can not compete in this year's tournament, according to a report in Le Monde . ASO refused to provide comment, although the Agence France-Presse has reportedly had confirmation of evidence that backs their view that Froome should not be allowed to race. [Full Article...]

Spain break World Cup record

Spain break World Cup record Ramos confidently stroked his spot-kick home before Denis Cheryshev put pressure on Iago Aspas. Spain have not lost a match since Euro 2016, although they have looked far from convincing after the chaos that saw coach Julen Lopetegui sacked before their Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018 first game. [Full Article...]

Danilo fit for Brazil, Marcelo still a doubt

Danilo fit for Brazil, Marcelo still a doubt The only thing that [Tite] asks of us is to play a great game. But if you don't have a good team, you won't be able to win. We have other wonderful players too. I didn't even have a mattress". Former Brazil global Sylvinho admits that he was "worried" about Neymar before the World Cup began. "He's getting better. [Full Article...]


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