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‘Stop Kane’: Sweden target England captain ahead of quarter-final showdown

‘Stop Kane’: Sweden target England captain ahead of quarter-final showdown Goals from Harry Maguire and Dele Alli earn England a 2-0 victory over Sweden in Saturday's World Cup quarter-final in Samara . For once, it was not Harry Kane who claimed the plaudits as the tournament's top scorer was kept quiet, but England found another hero at the other end of the pitch as Jordan Pickford produced three superb saves to shut out the workmanlike Swedes. [Full Article...]

World №1 ousts Kukushkin from Wimbledon 2018

World №1 ousts Kukushkin from Wimbledon 2018 I say, "if it is possible, I would prefer another umpire on my court". "It's something that happened in the past". A Wimbledon junior champion seven years ago, Barty had to overcome first-round butterflies to finally break her main-draw duck on London's hallowed lawns. [Full Article...]

Tyler Honeycutt found dead after LAPD standoff

Tyler Honeycutt found dead after LAPD standoff Since Removed By ABC7, Former @ UCLA and @HoustonRockets Player Tyler Honeycutt Was Shooting at Police in Sherman Oaks, CA - It's an Absolute MADHOUSE There With SWAT, Tanks, Etc. He spent two years in the NBA before playing basketball in Europe from 2014-18. He played minimally for the Kings and was eventually traded to Houston in 2013. [Full Article...]

Sweden can beat England and win World Cup Zlatan Ibrahimovic

As they march forward to the semi-finals, Beckham can start readying himself for a trip to London with Ibrahimovic. He dictated that the 36-year-old had to join him at an England game, wearing an England shirt and indulge in an English delicacy at the interval. [Full Article...]

Tyler Honeycutt dies following gunfire exchange with police

It was unclear whether Honeycutt shot himself or was shot by police. According to ABC7, the suspect's mother called police to say her son was acting "erratically". Honeycutt was a UCLA basketball star, earning All-Pac-10 first team honors in 2011 as a sophomore, before being drafted by the Kings in the second round. [Full Article...]

Brazil exit means only Europeans left standing at World Cup

Brazil exit means only Europeans left standing at World Cup Belgium coach Roberto Martinez applauds fans after the match. "We are here to try and win the World Cup and are very united". Against Brazil, it will not be about ball possession, but what you do with it. The Manchester United striker has scored four goals at Russian Federation 2018 and mixed them with some more delicate moments, such as the sublime dummy that set up Nacer Chadli's victor ag... [Full Article...]

France boss Didier Deschamps eyes best role for Kylian Mbappe vs Uruguay

France boss Didier Deschamps eyes best role for Kylian Mbappe vs Uruguay Diego Godin and Jose Gimenez were on the losing side, and the latter even burst into tears a few minutes before the end of the match. "We had done something big against Argentina and today we have again raised our level", Deschamps said. France's win over Uruguay means they will play Brazil or Belgium in the last four in St Petersburg on Tuesday, but Deschamps brushed aside questions whethe... [Full Article...]

England level T20 series with India after belting 12 from final over

England level T20 series with India after belting 12 from final over And skipper Virat Kohli would be hoping for yet another dominant show from his boys. Meanwhile, the visitors are unlikely to make a change which can also disturb their winning combinations. In terms of rankings, a 2-0 series' lead will allow India to close the gap with second-placed Australia, while a 3-0 whitewash will help it leap to second behind top-ranked Pakistan. [Full Article...]

Kyrie Irving, Jimmy Butler Want To Play Together

Kyrie Irving, Jimmy Butler Want To Play Together The Timberwolves star is "fed up" with his current teammates , according to the Chicago Sun-Times, and has been maneuvering to find a way to play with Irving, whether that be for the Celtics or another team in the East. If there's truth to that statement, that does little to help Butler's trade value, which could benefit the Celtics. And just yesterday, Wolves nation saw the news that the they'... [Full Article...]

Thailand Cave Rescue: Worsening Air Quality Adds to Pressure for Swift Solution

Thailand Cave Rescue: Worsening Air Quality Adds to Pressure for Swift Solution A soccer team of 12 Thai schoolboys and their coach trapped in a flooded cave for the past fortnight established contact with their parents for the first time through heartfelt letters as rescuers strove on Saturday to find a way to save them. [Full Article...]

David Beckham has accepted Zlatan Ibrahimovic's friendly bet

David Beckham has accepted Zlatan Ibrahimovic's friendly bet Temperatures in both the United Kingdom and Russian Federation are set to soar for the quarter final, with the mercury potentially reaching 33C (91.4F) at home and peaking at 30C (86F) in Samara around kick-off time . And while some are already making plans for a potential semi-final against hosts Russian Federation or Croatia , Stones warned of complacency against Sweden. [Full Article...]

Milwaukee Bucks: Meeting the 2018 NBA Summer League roster

Milwaukee Bucks: Meeting the 2018 NBA Summer League roster Having been just over two months since we last saw them in game action, the Milwaukee Bucks are set to hit the court as part of this year's NBA Summer League in Las Vegas , Nevada. Leading the way for the Suns was point guard Davon Reed, who was 2-for-2 from 3-point range with six points. Henderson was third on the team in scoring, third in steals, fourth in assists, fifth in rebounds, and se... [Full Article...]

Thibaut Courtois tries to make things right with Jordan Pickford

Thibaut Courtois tries to make things right with Jordan Pickford Six of the iconic World War Two fighters could fly in formation with the Three Lions' team jet to bring home the trophy for the first time since 1966. As for my own penalty, I just went through the process that I normally do, that I've been working on. In his response to those Courtois comments, he oozed the same confidence shown when smacking the crossbar twice before each Colombian penalty: "I... [Full Article...]

No words if England win it all

No words if England win it all As of Thursday afternoon, the song sits proudly at the top of the iTunes chart - with the 1998 version in at No. 13 - after a penalty shootout victory over Colombia in the last 16 of World Cup 2018 saw interest soar once more . This may not be a popular opinion but England's sole World Cup success came with more than a little help from friendly officiating. Table football, computer games,... [Full Article...]

Marcus Smart Frustrated He Hasn't Heard From Celtics In Free Agency

Marcus Smart Frustrated He Hasn't Heard From Celtics In Free Agency They can also offer him one themselves, but Smart has yet to receive one and he is upset about it, according to The Boston Herald . Retaining Smart will put Boston into the luxury tax but, since they have a number of other tradeable assets (Terry Rozier, Marcus Morris, draft picks), keeping the RFA guard in town won't tie the hands of general manager Danny Ainge . [Full Article...]

Tony Parker Agrees To Deal With Hornets; Spent 17 Years With Spurs

Tony Parker Agrees To Deal With Hornets; Spent 17 Years With Spurs Parker is expected to sign a two-year deal with the Hornets and informed the Spurs of his decision, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski (via Twitter ). It's still unclear if Leonard would be willing to stay another year in San Antonio . Parker said Friday his words were taken out of context. Parker wants to play at least 20 years in the National Basketball Association. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation enjoying advantage at World Cup due to fan support

Russian Federation enjoying advantage at World Cup due to fan support Challenging game to predict. France is more experienced at big games, but Uruguay has had a notable tournament. This will surely be a close game but France will edge it in extra time largely due to Cavani's absence. I've been impressed with the quality of play, maturity and unity under Gareth Southgate . It was just odd - he got himself into positions where it did not seem like he wanted th... [Full Article...]

Thunder, Carmelo Anthony to part ways this summer

Anthony, a 10-time NBA All-Star, and four-time Olympic gold medalist would not have trouble finding teams wanting him if he became a free agent. Getting rid of the $27.9 million owed Anthony would eliminate $107 million off the bill. His unwillingness to come off the bench created awkward moments, as well. "As far as being effective as that type of player, I don't think I can be effective as tha... [Full Article...]

Allen, Young scuffle briefly during NBA Summer League matchup

Allen, Young scuffle briefly during NBA Summer League matchup Utah Jazz rookie Grayson Allen and Atlanta Hawks rookie Trae Young got into a tiny scuffle during a summer league matchup on Thursday night. At the three-point line, Young and Allen got tangled and there was some pushing. And if you're Grayson Allen and Trae Young , it's flawless for getting into a little dustup. What did social media get right about Allen Thursday night? Allen's col... [Full Article...]

Thai cave rescue: Navy official dies in rescue task to save children

Thai cave rescue: Navy official dies in rescue task to save children Samarn Poonan, a former member of the country's elite navy SEAL unit died on Thursday night after entering the cave to lay oxygen tanks along a potential exit route, his commander said. Officials said his funeral would be sponsored by the Thai king. He said: 'Despite this, we will continue until we accomplish our mission'. Arpakorn told reporters, "I can guarantee that we will not panic, we wi... [Full Article...]


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