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A glance at the 2nd round of US Open | AP sports A glance at the 2nd round of US Open | AP sports
- June 17, 2018

Fleetwood knows he has made a mark and can be a factor. Woods, of all people, knew what he was looking at. Woods and Mickelson are among 19 players who played in the last U.S. Maybe it was for the best, because there wasn't much to say about a disastrous ending for Spieth, just as it seemed he was playing his way back into contention. (more...)
Mo Salah reacts when mascot touches injured shoulder in World Cup opener Mo Salah reacts when mascot touches injured shoulder in World Cup opener
- June 17, 2018

Russian Federation leads Group A on goal difference after beating Saudi Arabia 5-0 on Thursday in the tournament's opening match. Mohamed Salah was kept on the bench in Egypt's opening World Cup defeat against Uruguay on Friday because the team did not want to risk further injury to the Liverpool star. (more...)
Action man Mooy impresses in Australia's valiant defeat to France Action man Mooy impresses in Australia's valiant defeat to France
- June 17, 2018

Uruguayan referee Andres Cunha did not initially award a penalty after Griezmann was brought down by Joshua Risdon. "I think it's a penalty because he trips my left foot and then when I get up, I feel some pain, there was no diving", said Griezmann. (more...)
Kawhi Leonard wants out of San Antonio with Lakers his top destination Kawhi Leonard wants out of San Antonio with Lakers his top destination
- June 17, 2018

Thus, everyone has been dreaming up their own Kawhi Leonard trade scenario with the Los Angeles Lakers . In the 2016-17 season, Leonard averaged 25.5 points, 5.8 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.8 steals per game. or NY. While interested in the Spurs star, so far the Lakers haven't had any trade discussions about Leonard. The Spurs have other draft prospects to evaluate in the meantime, as they now hold the No. (more...)
Michael Porter's draft roller coaster takes drastic turns Michael Porter's draft roller coaster takes drastic turns
- June 17, 2018

Regardless, Porter's camp appears to feel comfortable with his stock. The Chicago Bulls have the seventh pick while the Knicks have to ninth pick. Questions about his ability to be a good teammate at Missouri and his pre-draft interviews with National Basketball Association teams attending the combine contributed to the concern. (more...)
Denmark hold on to deny Peru in Group C thriller Denmark hold on to deny Peru in Group C thriller
- June 17, 2018

Both teams arrived in Saransk with an identical 15-match unbeaten streak and it appeared to be a matter of time before a bright-looking Peru , egged on by massive support at the stadium, would score. VAR then intervened, and referee Bakary Gassama awarded the spot-kick. Kasper Schmeichel's start in goal against Peru on Saturday made him and his dad Peter the first father and son to play in a World Cup for Denmark , and the first goalkeepers to do so across all nations. (more...)
Taxi drives into crowd of people in central Moscow, eight injured
- June 17, 2018

They added that the taxi driver likely lost control of the vehicle. The Moscow Traffic Authority has said the driver claimed he did not hit the crowd on objective. The driver of the licensed cab, who was arrested by the police, turned out to have Kyrgyz driving license. In central Moscow , authorities have installed heavy concrete blocks across the entrances to pedestrianised areas following a spate of incidents in European cities in which vehicles were used to mow down people. (more...)
Saudi Arabia - World Cup - 15 June 2018 Saudi Arabia - World Cup - 15 June 2018
- June 17, 2018

Saudi Arabia had 60% of the possession but failed to make any meaningful use of it. This might be the worst possible timing for Russia to host a World Cup as its Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking of 70 is the lowest in the tournament and the lowest ever for the Russians. (more...)
Taxi runs into crowd in central Moscow, injuring eight
- June 17, 2018

Police have arrested the driver, who is from Kirguistan, despite his attempts to flee. Sources say the driver pleaded with people at the scene, claiming he did not mean to hit the football fans. "He was shouting: "It wasn't me". The Moscow Traffic Authority says the taxi driver has a Kyrgyzstan driving licence. One injured woman was in serious but not critical condition, according to Interfax, citing a medical source. (more...)
Phil Mickelson loses the plot at US Open after putt goes wrong
- June 17, 2018

Mickelson's playing partner, Andrew "Beef" Johnston, seemed to get a kick out of the whole thing. He trotted after it and when the ball was about 15 feet beyond the hole, and still trickling, he hit it back towards the hole. Was he just frustrated with how he's played this week - he was already 10-over when the fiasco began - or was his outburst was some sort of protest against the USGA's setup? The incident on Mickelson's 48th birthday brought to mind a similar episode by John Daly at ... (more...)
France awarded penalty in first VAR overrule at World Cup France awarded penalty in first VAR overrule at World Cup
- June 16, 2018

In 2006, when Les Bleus finished runners-up to Italy in Berlin, the individual brilliance of Zidane was key, but that team is widely remembered for the relentless press it imposed on its rivals during the knockout phase. Millwall veteran Tim Cahill , meanwhile, is named on the bench. The VAR system is making its first appearance at a World Cup . He would join Brazil's Pele along with Miroslav Klose and Uwe Seeler from Germany on the prestigious list. (more...)
A U.K World Cup In 2030 Should Be A Serious Possibility A U.K World Cup In 2030 Should Be A Serious Possibility
- June 16, 2018

Those numbers, if reached, will surpass previous World Cup records. The social media, be it Twitter or Facebook , is filled with fan messages being posted in support of their favourite team - Argentina , Brazil , Spain , Germany and many more. (more...)
Egypt 0 - 1 Uruguay | 15 Jun 2018 Egypt 0 - 1 Uruguay | 15 Jun 2018
- June 16, 2018

Getty No team is more dependent on one player than Egypt is on Mohamed Salah . Egypt are second favourites for their group which consists of Uruguay , Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation. It was the first time Uruguay won its opening match at the tournament since 1970, when it went on to reach the semifinals. This will give Suarez and partner Cavani the chance to get off to a promising start. (more...)
Uruguay beat Egypt with 89th-minute Gimenez goal Uruguay beat Egypt with 89th-minute Gimenez goal
- June 16, 2018

Godin, who was making his 117th worldwide appearance, sent a free kick from the right into the area. Egyptian expatriates and Egyptians living in Egypt have done all they can to guarantee their presence at Russia's stadiums where Egypt will be playing at the World Cup for the first time since 1990. (more...)
England golfer cards 92 in US Open blowout England golfer cards 92 in US Open blowout
- June 16, 2018

A number of his more famous peers could not handle what Shinnecock was dealing. SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. - Tiger Woods will likely have the opportunity to spend more time on his yacht this weekend after another poor round at the U.S. It didn't take long to figure out what kind of test this was going to be, with the 15 flags atop the grandstand next to the 18th green already flapping as the first group teed off, and they were crackling by the afternoon. (more...)
US, Mexico, Canada embark on World Cup history with winning bid US, Mexico, Canada embark on World Cup history with winning bid
- June 16, 2018

Football is known as soccer in the United States. President Donald Trump said he worked hard on the effort to bring the 2026 World Cup to North America and thanked Robert Kraft , owner of the NFL 's New England Patriots and Major League Soccer 's New England Revolution . (more...)
Pre-World Cup chaos motivates Iran -Queiroz
- June 16, 2018

Fernando Hierro, a former Spain player who had been acting as the team's sports director in Russian Federation, will lead the country in his first major coaching job. "We train and we play under [bad] conditions", Queiroz said. They are just football players. Rosas, who was 18, remains the youngest to score a self goal in World Cup finals. (more...)
Emery's faces baptism of fire as Arsenal to open against City Emery's faces baptism of fire as Arsenal to open against City
- June 16, 2018

Tottenham has three away games in its first four fixtures. The season's first Manchester derby will be at The Etihad on the weekend of Nov 10-11 while Arsenal host Tottenham and Liverpool greet Everton on the weekend of Dec 1-2. The traditional Premier League 'Clasico' between Liverpool and United is due to be staged at Anfield on December 15, with the return taking place at Old Trafford on February 23. (more...)
Golovkin vs. Canelo rematch happening Golovkin vs. Canelo rematch happening
- June 16, 2018

Golovkin would get 42.5 percent, ESPN reports. "Hold on", the associate said. According to Pugmire, Golovkin's resolve stemmed from his losing out on what would've been a massive moneymaker from the May fight. They then turned their attention to trying to put the rematch back together for the fall and cleared a major hurdle when Alvarez signed up for year-round Voluntary Anti-Doping Association testing. (more...)
Adepoju confident of Eagles victory against Croatia Adepoju confident of Eagles victory against Croatia
- June 16, 2018

Nigeria have qualified for their sixth World Cup - they have only missed one tournament (2006) since their first participation in 1994. The Balkan nation lost 2-0 to Brazil in a friendly in the run-up to the tournament that marked Neymar's return to worldwide football, before a come-from-behind 2-1 win over Senegal on Jun 9. (more...)
Would Current Celtics Be Better Off With LeBron James Or Kyrie Irving? Would Current Celtics Be Better Off With LeBron James Or Kyrie Irving?
- June 16, 2018

I don't think it'll necessarily have an effect. He added: "We talked about Kawhi health-permitting... that's [Irving] a guy who threatened to have knee surgery and then ended up having knee surgery". I'd been talking about how great [the younger players] were. "I'm feeling good", Irving said. "You saw guys that are literally going to be stars in this league for years to come". (more...)
India vs Afghanistan, One-off Test in Bengaluru, Day 1, Highlights India vs Afghanistan, One-off Test in Bengaluru, Day 1, Highlights
- June 16, 2018

Two balls later, Lokesh Rahul, promoted to number three ahead of Cheteshwar Pujara, chopped an innocuous Ahmadzai delivery onto his stumps to depart after a fluent 54.Leading the Indian side in the absence of regular skipper Virat Kohli , who is recovering from a neck injury, Rahane made 10 before becoming Rashid´s maiden test victim. (more...)
Anthony Martial wants Manchester United exit amid widespread interest in France global Anthony Martial wants Manchester United exit amid widespread interest in France global
- June 15, 2018

Martial was one of the most exciting young attackers in Europe when he joined United in an initial £36m move [via the Metro ] from Monaco in 2015 and he enjoyed a positive start to life at Old Trafford. There are many reasons, for the moment it's too early to say. Phillipe Lamboley, who represents Martial says that talks over a new contract at the Theatre of Dreams have reached an impasse. (more...)
Antoine Griezmann Finally Makes Decision On His Future Antoine Griezmann Finally Makes Decision On His Future
- June 15, 2018

France star Griezmann has always been linked with a move away from Atleti , with Barca holding talks with the 27-year-old's representatives in the latter stages of the 2017-18 season. "I'm so happy. I really appreciate the club's confidence in me", Gimenez said in a statement. Griezmann repeatedly laughed off questions regarding a potential move to Barcelona earlier this week before claiming at a French national team press conference that he made up his mind as to where he would be ... (more...)
Afghanistan bowlers enjoy late success on Test cricket debut against India Afghanistan bowlers enjoy late success on Test cricket debut against India
- June 15, 2018

The bright red caps dotting the field made for a sharp contrast with the Test whites and the lush green of the M Chinnaswamy Stadium outfield in Bangalore of Indian on Tuesday morning as Afghanistan started its first ever Test. "May sports continue to bring our people closer and strengthen ties". Afghan cricket grew out of refugee camps in Pakistan where many families were based after they fled conflict in the 1980s and 1990s. (more...)