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Sri Lanka vs South Africa

Sri Lanka vs South Africa Herath, who had picked up only one wicket in the first innings as the duo of Akila Dananjaya and Dilruwan Perera ran through the Proteas , was at his best as he bamboozled the tourists on a turning tack at the SSC in Colombo . Keshav Maharaj posted South Africa's best figures since they were readmitted to global cricket in 1991 by taking 9-129 against Sri Lanka . Temba Bavuma, who came to ... [Full Article...]

Ice-cold Molinari repels a slew of challengers to win British Open

Ice-cold Molinari repels a slew of challengers to win British Open He finished two clear of four-time major victor Rory McIlroy , Americans Kevin Kisner and Xander Schauffele and England's fomer US Open champion Justin Rose , who had to birdie the last on Friday to make the weekend cut. "I can't find the words right now, but one picture would do it." he tweeted in both English and Italian, attaching a picture of little brother Francesco pumping his fist a... [Full Article...]

Manchester United Ready To Spend £50m+ On Harry Maguire

Manchester United Ready To Spend £50m+ On Harry Maguire Mourinho is key to add strength to his defensive setup, and sees the 25-year-old Yorkshireman as an ideal candidate to firm up his rearguard, but it's reported that if Maguire is to join the Red Devils then at least one current defender will have to be sold. [Full Article...]

Tony Stewart lobbies for NASCAR Cup Series race at Eldora Speedway

Tony Stewart lobbies for NASCAR Cup Series race at Eldora Speedway Enfinger was up to second by the ninth and final yellow flag on lap 146 that sent the race into overtime. 14 drivers in the 40-truck field are making their debut at the famed dirt track. Race winners include Ben Rhodes, who won last week at Kentucky, Johnny Sauter, Brett Moffitt , Noah Gragson and Justin Haley. Pressed to further explain his feeling as to why the Cup Series should stay on pav... [Full Article...]

Manchester United adamant Anthony Martial won't be sold this summer

Manchester United adamant Anthony Martial won't be sold this summer United have signed Fred, Diogo Dalot and Lee Grant this summer but there is a nervousness among fans that it will not be enough to overhaul City, who won the Premier League title by 19 points last season. While the empty seats were not a good look, there are reasons for the apparent apathy. Real Madrid star Bale has been linked with a return to the Premier League with Manchester United in ... [Full Article...]

Orioles trade ace Machado to Dodgers

Orioles trade ace Machado to Dodgers In the transaction with the Baltimore Orioles , Los Angeles will send five minor league prospects. The Dodgers placed Diaz on the temporarily inactive list on Saturday. Machado leaves the team ninth in career slugging percentage in Orioles history (.486). He led the league with 51 doubles in 2013. In his first year as a full-time shortstop in the majors, Machado was voted as the starter for ... [Full Article...]

Hector Bellerin sends class message to Mesut Ozil after global retirement

Hector Bellerin sends class message to Mesut Ozil after global retirement Later, Ozil released a second statement criticising German media for blaming the country's World Cup failure on the photographs and his dual heritage. Ozil and Gundogan were jeered and whistled by travelling German fans during a 2-1 friendly defeat away to Austria in Klagenfurt on June 2, despite Ozil scoring the opening goal. [Full Article...]

Tiger Woods rues a missed opportunity in The Open at Carnoustie

It stood out like the traditional Sunday red shirt Tiger Woods was wearing while fighting to win his 15th career major championship. Then Woods made two birdies on the front nine and shared the lead. Perhaps people should have seen this coming. And a good bit of it can be traced to improved putting. But it was the American's playing partner Molinari who wrote his own script to claim his major ... [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka Suspend Opener Danushka Gunathilaka From All Formats on Misconduct Charge

Sri Lanka Suspend Opener Danushka Gunathilaka From All Formats on Misconduct Charge A woman accused a friend of the player of raping her in a hotel room while he was present, according to AFP . The Sri Lankan board took the dire step after an initial inquiry following the team management's complaint that the player had violated the "Player Code of Conduct". [Full Article...]

Manziel traded to Montreal Alouettes

Manziel traded to Montreal Alouettes The deal made sense for both sides: After signing with the Tiger-Cats in May, Manziel didn't play a single snap through five games for Hamilton this season while backing up former Oregon Ducks star Jeremiah Masoli , who ranks second in the CFL in passing yards. [Full Article...]

Loris Karius addresses critics as Iker Casillas leads defence of Liverpool goalkeeper

Loris Karius addresses critics as Iker Casillas leads defence of Liverpool goalkeeper Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp warned the United States about putting "too much pressure" on Christian Pulisic after he watched the Borussia Dortmund forward score twice against his side on Sunday. Daniel Sturridge then dragged another long-range effort harmlessly wide of the target before Dominic Solanke missed a golden opportunity to get his name on the scoresheet, planting a header wi... [Full Article...]

Watford's Richarlison arrives for Everton medical ahead of reported £50m transfer

Watford's Richarlison arrives for Everton medical ahead of reported £50m transfer Everton smashed their transfer record last summer after buying midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson from Swansea for £45m, however Richarlison's fee will surpass that of his future Icelandic teammate. Everton also hope to finalise the £18m signing of Lucas Digne from Barcelona after Brands travelled to Spain on Friday to finalise negotiations. Everton are also looking to sign Barcelona central defe... [Full Article...]

Francesco Molinari hopes Open victory can lead to more success

This links golf is something else. He eventually finished five under par, three shots off eventual victor Francesco Molinari . It qualifies him for the Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone, in two weeks, a course on which he has won eight times. [Full Article...]

Tour de France rider expelled for punching cyclist

With a single-word answer this morning, Chris Froome cleared up a huge amount of the speculation that has been swirling around Team Sky ever since Geraint Thomas won back-to-back summit finishes last week. Primoz Roglic was fourth at 2:38 behind and Romain Bardet 3:21 behind in fifth. "I don't think it's going to stop", he said. The Astana rider claimed his first career win at the Tour aft... [Full Article...]

Alex Iwobi will reportedly sign new Arsenal contract despite Everton interest

Alex Iwobi will reportedly sign new Arsenal contract despite Everton interest Recent reports from Italy had claimed that new manager Unai Emery was preparing to make Iwobi available for transfer amid interest from Serie A giants Lazio and AC Milan. Mesut Ozil, Mohamed Elneny, Granit Xhaka, Calum Chambers, Rob Holding and Ainsley Maitland-Niles have all penned fresh deals in 2018 and academy product Alex Iwobi will be next according to the report . [Full Article...]

German GP: Sebastian Vettel's crash one of his 'darkest moments'

German GP: Sebastian Vettel's crash one of his 'darkest moments' Lewis Hamilton says his prayers were answered after he took a sensational victory in the German Grand Prix from 14th on the grid. Vettel, now 17 points behind the Briton after starting eight ahead, led his home race from pole position until rain caused chaos in the closing laps, with the German sliding off and into the barriers. [Full Article...]

Eddie Pepperell says he was hungover at Open Championship

Here's his complete quote, per ESPN's Darren Rovell. Pepperell shot a 71 on Saturday to start the final round 8 strokes off the lead, He said Sunday he was "so frustrated" and had "too much to drink last night". "Wherther I shot 69 or 73, it wouldn't have been heartbreaking. So you know", he added, "It's a amusing game". "Listen, I mean I wouldn't always have a drink the night before". [Full Article...]

Francesco Molinari Stared Down Tiger Woods To Win The Open Championship

Francesco Molinari Stared Down Tiger Woods To Win The Open Championship A bogey, double-bogey run at Nos. He had to settle for a 71. A similar result occurred on the following hole when he missed the fairway and made bogey. Schauffele had to hole out a wedge on the final hole to force a playoff, and the ball checked up well short. And then he lost it with two bad holes. [Full Article...]

Alouettes acquire Johnny Manziel in trade with Tiger-Cats

Alouettes acquire Johnny Manziel in trade with Tiger-Cats Manziel, 25, played only two seasons with the Browns before taking time to deal with personal issues he was facing off the field. Alouettes head coach Mike Sherman is hoping Manziel can bring a spark to his pedestrian offense. Sherman recruited and coached him to Texas A&M University in 2011. The Als have struggled to a 1-4 start, scoring only 69 points in the process for a league-worst 13.8 point... [Full Article...]

Wide Open: Spieth charges to tie in bunched British

Wide Open: Spieth charges to tie in bunched British My swing just didn't quite hold up to the end of my round. A two-putt birdie at Spectacles, the other par-five on the course, after his drive flirted with a fairway bunker on the left - a "good break", he admitted later - followed after he knocked his second shot to 30 feet. [Full Article...]


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