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Raiola: 'Pogba may not leave Juventus'
- July 11, 2016

Juventus want to offer Paul Pogba a new contract to make sure he is not tempted to move to Manchester United this summer, the midfielder's agent has revealed. He played for a year at Old Trafford before leaving for Juventus in 2013 for a free transfer. The central midfielder, subject of serious interest from United, is jetting off on holiday after France lost the European Championship final against Portugal on Sunday night. (more...)
Cleveland Indians Finally Lose to Tigers in 12-2 Drubbing
- July 11, 2016

Miguel Cabrera lined the first pitch to right for an out. Carlos Carrasco (5-2) allowed one run in six innings for Cleveland, which has won 13 straight at home. He was ejected when the umpires didn't reverse the call. It stayed fair long enough to bang into the pole for a two-run homer. Cabrera never left home plate, thinking he hit the ball off his leg. (more...)
Contador pulls out of 2016 Tour de France, blames virus
- July 11, 2016

The victory allowed the Dutchman to complete his set of grand tour stage wins after prevailing in the Vuelta and the Giro d'Italia. Compare and contrast with world champion Peter Sagan , who, for the third Tour running, did all he could to balance Contador's interests with his own, even pacing the Spaniard in yesterday's breakaway before the seven-time Grand Tour victor could keep pace no longer. (more...)
France loses Euro 2016, but can claim security victory
- July 11, 2016

What I can say is that it was one of the happiest moments of my life. France coach Didier Deschamps was very disappointed. "I felt it would be him who would resolve the game in extra-time". "We beat France and I'm delighted", Ronaldo said, fresh from lifting the trophy. Holding off Laurent Koscielny, the substitute made room to get away a low effort from 25 yards out that saw Fernando Santos' hard-working side make history. (more...)
Anderson hits HR, gets 1st win as Rockies beat Phillies 8-3
- July 11, 2016

The Phillies on Friday became only the third team outside the NL West to win 100 games against the Rockies .2. Anderson (1-3) allowed two runs in six innings and struck out six. Later in the inning, Mark Reynolds grounded out with the bases loaded off Hector Neris. The Philadelphia Phillies went 87 games without a pinch-hit home run this season. (more...)
Conte 'excited' to come to CHELSEA Conte 'excited' to come to CHELSEA
- July 11, 2016

It went on for ages. Toni Kroos kept his cool to level and Italy substitute Simone Zaza, brought on with the final kick in extra-time, fired his penalty wildly over the bar with his first kick of the game. Now Conte's era comes to an end and they were two fantastic but very intense years. "The players have to recover, but of course we want more", he said . (more...)
Strongman Eddie Hall Nearly Dies While Breaking The World Deadlift Record Strongman Eddie Hall Nearly Dies While Breaking The World Deadlift Record
- July 11, 2016

Half a ton deadlift by Eddie Hall . "I'm sure it will be in the history books for a very long time", said Hall in an interview after his lift. "I don't want to do it again but if it comes to the point where somebody breaks it, hell..." But the four-time UK's strongest man has been pushing the boundaries of this punishing strength sport and achieved the impossible and forever etched his name in the pantheon of greats. (more...)
What to expect at SEC Media Days What to expect at SEC Media Days
- July 11, 2016

The SEC's web site also will quotes, video highlights, photos and notes. Luckily for the SEC coaches left behind - and the Hoover rookies from Georgia and Missouri - there are plenty of talking points to cover the next four days. It helps fill the insatiable appetite for all that is pigskin and provides programming for ESPN's many platforms, including the SEC Network which will be on air live from Hoover for almost 35 hours this week. (more...)
Defending Open champ Zach Johnson turns in claret jug Defending Open champ Zach Johnson turns in claret jug
- July 11, 2016

After a week off due to the weather in West Virginia, the PGA Tour is back in action this week as the best golfers in the world head to Scotland for The Open Championship. Will I ever get to a point like that? "When you do have success, you just have to try to enjoy it because you can quickly find yourself being brought down to earth with a bang", said the 29-year-old Irishman. (more...)
Ladies Quarter Final Day At Wimbledon
- July 11, 2016

I'm quite used to it, doing it day by day, so that's fine. In some ways, making it to a Grand Slam semifinal is rather been-there, done-that for Venus Williams. With nothing splitting the pair the first set went to a tie-break in which both players struggled to hold serve. "On paper it looks pretty easy, but really I had to work hard for that", Berdych said. (more...)
Injured Anderson to miss 1st England-Pakistan test
- July 11, 2016

Selection, though, is more than about the numbers on a page. "Gary is mentally strong and we feel that he will add quality and experience to England's middle-order". "Obviously Joe Root is one of their best players, he has to take responsibility and that's why he's coming in at number three". The days of Muttiah Muralitharan, Lasith Malinga and Ajantha Mendis providing Sri Lanka with one of the most threatening bowling attacks in world cricket are long gone and the current crop ... (more...)
Ko leads US Women's Open after round three Ko leads US Women's Open after round three
- July 11, 2016

Open championships. I think that's the big key I've been learning, just keep my head high and just enjoy it out here". I couldn't control it at all. I don't think I've sweat that much in my life. "I felt like I hit the ball really well today", said LeBlanc, "better than the last two rounds". "I had to save pars, up-and-downs quite a lot, but I saved it". (more...)
'The best is yet to come' 'The best is yet to come'
- July 11, 2016

I'm glad to get my hands on the trophy again". "I played some really good stuff today", Murray said. Looking ahead, Raonic said he will take strength from his five-set semifinal win over seven-time champion Roger Federer. He's the world's No. 2 player behind Serbia's Novak Djokovic, who was upset in the third round by American Sam Querrey. In the final analysis, his 29 unforced errors compared to Murray's miserly 12 proved fatal in a match where serve was broken just once. (more...)
Spieth skipping Olympics, latest star golfer to withdraw Spieth skipping Olympics, latest star golfer to withdraw
- July 11, 2016

Woods, arguably still golf's greatest drawcard despite the long-term back problems that have meant he can not take part in Rio, said the Olympics "deserved" to have the best players taking part. It is assured of being part of the Tokyo Games in 2020, but the International Olympic Committee votes next year to decide whether it stays beyond that. (more...)
Reigning Olympic Gymnastics Champ Gabrielle Douglas Back for Rio Reigning Olympic Gymnastics Champ Gabrielle Douglas Back for Rio
- July 11, 2016

Now 20-years-old, Gabby Douglas first made a name for herself as a gymnast when she joined the senior circuit in 2011, but she really began to gain fame outside of the gymnastics community shortly ahead of the 2012 Olympic Games. Locklear got a 15.7, granting the future Bruin Kocian the slight edge. After all, Biles has been called the " Michael Jordan ", of gymnastics. "I can't wait to get back in the gym", Douglas said. (more...)
Thousands welcome Portugal home after victory Thousands welcome Portugal home after victory
- July 11, 2016

The rest of the team were made up of players from Wales and France, with Joe Allen and Aaron Ramsey making the cut at the expense of Gareth Bale, while Dimitri Payet joined Antoine Griezmann in representing Les Bleus . Ronaldo's tears of pain and anguish as he was carried off turned to tears of joy at the final whistle. Portugal defended doggedly and threatened occasionally without their inspirational skipper. (more...)
Rooney Told He Won't Be Playing In Midfield
- July 11, 2016

Manchester United have announced the signing of winger Henrikh Mkhitaryan from German Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund. "I would never stop him coming back, I would always say yes". "Ryan wanted to be Manchester United manager and the club - for reasons only the club can tell you - decided the job was for me". We are not going to get the fourth on the 31st of August, we will get the fourth before then'. (more...)
Wimbledon: Andy Murray reaches semi-finals with win over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
- July 11, 2016

This time Tsonga broke in the fourth, and no matter that Murray slotted a couple of stunning passes off some deft drop shots from Tsonga, he could not break back and the Frenchman served out the set, 6-3. One, the other or all of Federer, Novak Djokovic and Rafa Nadal have always been in the quarter-final draw alongside him, and one, the other or all of them, have always been seeded above him. (more...)
10 records Salman Khan's 'Sultan' smashed in just 5 days! 10 records Salman Khan's 'Sultan' smashed in just 5 days!
- July 11, 2016

It has been directed by Abbas Ali Zafar, and Salman Khan has been showcased as a wrestler in the film. The film released on July 6, 2016. Aamir Khan aka Mr. Sultan was released over high number of screens of 5100. The 3rd day collection of the movie was 31.50 Cr. Going way past predictions, the YRF film amassed close to Rs. (more...)
Sultan 1st Weekend Box Office Report Sultan 1st Weekend Box Office Report
- July 11, 2016

The movie has earned Rs 15 crore of its launch on the first five days, establishing a fresh record - company that was greatest on Eid days. The film has done an incredible business in all the areas but it has surprisingly also done well in the parts of West Bengal, Mysore, Tamil Nadu and Kerala where generally Salman films receive low collections. (more...)
Lesnar's return to UFC a solid success Lesnar's return to UFC a solid success
- July 11, 2016

The odds give the man often regarded as the best fighter in UFC history less than a 20 percent chance to upset the current light heavyweight champion. The two are scheduled to fight in a women's bantamweight championship fight a... I was on the bottom and couldn't get out of second gear. The WWE star made his return to the octagon last night. (more...)
Kobe Bryant joins Nadia Comaneci at Olympic Gymnastics Trials
- July 11, 2016

None of this though takes away from how talented of a gymnast Skinner is nor what she was able to accomplish at the U.S. Olympic Trials. Douglas was one of five selected for USA's women's gymnastics team for Rio de Janeiro . Douglas and Raisman are the USA's first repeat competitors since 2000. The Selection Committee - composed of women's national team coordinator Martha Karolyi , brevet judge Tatiana Perskaia and athlete representative Terin Humphrey - needed a fifth athlete who ... (more...)
Conor McGregor ready to fill in for Jon Jones Conor McGregor ready to fill in for Jon Jones
- July 11, 2016

Though there has been speculation that McGregor might never return to featherweight - he has looked like a skeleton at some weigh-ins - UFC president Dana White confirmed on the Fox postfight show that McGregor-Aldo II will take place as soon as the champ recovers from next month's Diaz fight. (more...)
UFC 200 Embedded, Episode 7: Interesting Day Of Weigh-Ins UFC 200 Embedded, Episode 7: Interesting Day Of Weigh-Ins
- July 11, 2016

So - who is Amanda Nunes? While Ansaroff's strawweight career hasn't reached Nunes' bantamweight heights, she has passionately supported Nunes' rise in the crowded 135-pound division. Anti-Doping Agency. He said he doesn't believe there's a guy in the heavyweight division that he can't take down. "We're proud to stand with members of the LGBTQ community in their fight for equality". (more...)
U.S. women's Olympic gymnastics team named
- July 11, 2016

Gabby Douglas competes on the uneven bars during the US women's gymnastics championships on June 26, 2016, in St. Louis. Both Douglas and Raisman were part of the Fierce Five that took home the gold in the 2012 Olympics in London. Then Douglas came to San Jose having recently switched coaches while continuing to train in the same Buckeye Gym. Defending Olympic champion Gabby Douglas' bid for a return to the games remains up in the air during the final night of the Olympic Trials. (more...)