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Emery's faces baptism of fire as Arsenal to open against City

Emery's faces baptism of fire as Arsenal to open against City Securing their second fourth-place finish in succession was still a cause for some celebration, and it means they will enjoy back-to-back seasons in the UEFA Champions League for the first time since 2009-10. However, the Reds are still some way from being a Premier League-winning outfit. None of the promoted sides have been given a horror run of games against leading clubs at the start of the... [Full Article...]

Phil Mickelson shockingly chases, swats moving ball with putter

I have had multiple times where I've wanted to do that. It was also Mickelson's 48th birthday, as the fan-favorite was being serenaded all over the course as he tried to get back into the tournament. "I said, "That is one of the strangest things I have ever seen" and started laughing, and said "sorry" about laughing, " said Johnston, a jovial Englishman with the nickname Beef. [Full Article...]

Australia win toss, elect to bat against England in 1st ODI

Australia win toss, elect to bat against England in 1st ODI Warner will join the commentary panel for the second game of the 5-match ODI series in Cardiff on June 16. He also felt that the current Australian team will face instances where they might get bowled out really quickly as their batsmen are quite aggressive and thus, it is going to take a little bit of trial and error as well as a show of faith and trust from selectors. [Full Article...]

Messi: It was painful to miss the penalty

Messi: It was painful to miss the penalty Both Portugal and Argentina started their World Cup campaigns with a draw. Aguero continued: "The first match is always the most hard". Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli said: "We need to find more variety of options going forward". [Full Article...]

Saudi Football Chief Names 3 Players Facing 'Penalties' After World Cup

Saudi Football Chief Names 3 Players Facing 'Penalties' After World Cup In a departure from what has become the norm for opening ceremonies, this year's inauguration was shorter and less flamboyant than what many would have expected, lasting some 30 minutes and featuring British pop star Robbie Williams as the celebration's highlight . [Full Article...]

Nigeria captain says his team has had warm welcome in Russian Federation

Nigeria captain says his team has had warm welcome in Russian Federation This celebration is one of the iconic moments of the 1994 World Cup. "Only after matches do we allow our players to meet with their families", Rorh told journalists. Earlier, Onyeama said the objective of his trip was to strengthen the long-standing cordial political, economic and socio-cultural relations between Nigeria and Brazil. [Full Article...]

Iran Defeats Morocco By Way Of Own Goal In Extra Time

Iran Defeats Morocco By Way Of Own Goal In Extra Time Iran have now won their first ever opening game at a World Cup and their second ever win in the competition. In a way, Queiroz's team can take a chance against Spain in Kazan on Wednesday. They're not against anybody'. Iranian authorities were ridiculed on social media this week after a huge World Cup billboard was put up in central Tehran featuring supporters from different parts of the coun... [Full Article...]

Lionel Messi carrying Argentina with 'a revolver put to his head'

Lionel Messi carrying Argentina with 'a revolver put to his head' Messi has been to three major finals with Argentina , losing all three. Players, coaches and team strategists also have the luxury these days of studying an opponent's style of play to plot strategies on how to nullify strengths and exploit weaknesses through technology and training methods and nutrition have also improved beyond the wildest imaginations of players and sports administrators of ... [Full Article...]

Division I Eliminates Permission-to-Contact Transfer Process

Division I Eliminates Permission-to-Contact Transfer Process The NCAA has made several attempts in recent years to change transfer rules, but this is the first to come up with something substantive - if not comprehensive. While the rule changes don't radically alter the status quo, it still provides an easier system for both student-athletes and schools. The previous regulation required athletes to ask their current school for permission before contacti... [Full Article...]

NCAA eases up on Division I football redshirt restrictions

NCAA eases up on Division I football redshirt restrictions The NCAA's Transfer Working Group first proposed this rule change past year. For all the attention that went to the new "notification" rule, it was not a broad or sweeping change to the transfer rules now in place. "This creates a safe place for student-athletes to have a conversation with their coaches and makes the whole process more transparent", Nicholas Clark , who represents the Divisio... [Full Article...]

Manchester City to start title defence at Arsenal

Manchester City to start title defence at Arsenal Tottenham have confirmed that they will play their first home Premier League game of the season against Fulham at Wembley. Jose Mourinho's side will be facing Tottenham Hotspur in the opening month at home and have games against mid-table sides ahead of their first tough away trip to Chelsea in October. [Full Article...]

Madrid want to present Lopetegui as their new coach on Thursday

Madrid want to present Lopetegui as their new coach on Thursday Julen has worked in a great way with the team, but we can not accept how he has acted in this case. Rubiales was backed by former Barcelona and Spain midfielder Xavi Hernandez, who was a regular supporter of the federation president when he was the Spanish players' union president . [Full Article...]

The new Real Madrid coach once preferred Lionel Messi over Cristiano Ronaldo

The new Real Madrid coach once preferred Lionel Messi over Cristiano Ronaldo Hvala has spoken about the popular styles, and said it all began when he did a portrait of Cristiano Ronaldo . Cristiano Ronaldo believes Mo Salah could be a contender for the Ballon d'Or, an award the Portugal star and Lionel Messi have dominated for more than a decade. [Full Article...]

US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 FIFA World Cup

US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 FIFA World Cup The United States, Canada and Mexico will host the 2026 World Cup, after the joint bid of the three countries beat Morocco . The North American bid was awarded the 2026 World Cup by a 134-65 vote over Morocco, which had thrown itself into the mix on the last day possible previous year, then tried to garner support be denouncing the United Bid and more specifically President Donald Trump. [Full Article...]

Dwane Casey agrees to 5-year deal with Detroit

Dwane Casey agrees to 5-year deal with Detroit Detroit had been looking for a coach for more than month since firing Stan Van Gundy, who was also its president of basketball operations. Well, today you can mark head coach off that list. Casey himself was sacked from the Raptors after the Cavaliers swept them in the Eastern Conference playoffs after seven seasons in Toronto. Casey also coached the Timberwolves from 2005-07, where he amassed ... [Full Article...]

Sony issues World Cup warning to pirates before start of the tournament

Sony issues World Cup warning to pirates before start of the tournament The Brazilians are absolutely more than worthy contenders. Austria , who failed to qualify for Russian Federation and have not competed at a World Cup since 1998, failed to pose much of a threat, though West Ham forward Marko Arnautovic did go close in the first half. [Full Article...]

Mohamed Salah Rejects Sergio Ramos Claims, Laughs at them

Mohamed Salah Rejects Sergio Ramos Claims, Laughs at them Salah was involved in a tussle with Ramos in the Champions League final and the Real Madrid captain seemed to have locked arms with the Egyptian in a possible judo-hold. Those commenats added to the animosity flowing on the direction of Ramos from Liverpool fans and now Salah has given his first comments on the incident, in an interview with Marca . [Full Article...]

Nabil Fekir refused to give hint before Lyon scrapped deal

Nabil Fekir refused to give hint before Lyon scrapped deal Liverpool had previously been expected to announce the signing of Fekir on Friday night. On Saturday, the club confirmed that Fekir will remain in Lyon , for next season at least: "Amid interest from Liverpool and other clubs, Olympique Lyonnais is delighted to confirm that our captain will be with us for the 2018/19 season when we will be competing in the Champions League". [Full Article...]

Vettel replaces Hamilton atop standings with Canada triumph

Vettel replaces Hamilton atop standings with Canada triumph Australian Daniel Ricciardo , victorious in Monaco two weeks ago, was sixth in the second Red Bull as his team-mate Verstappen, who had been fastest throughout practice, continued to deliver a ideal riposte to his critics. Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo, the 2014 Canadian GP victor, is coming off a victory two weeks ago in Monaco. "We extracted the best we could out of qualifying". [Full Article...]

Warriors complete sweep of Cavaliers to claim National Basketball Association title

Warriors complete sweep of Cavaliers to claim National Basketball Association title Although Curry is a two-time NBA MVP, he has yet to win that honor in the Finals despite scoring 37 points in the Warriors' Game 4 win and averaging 25.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 6.7 assists. And if it gets tougher than 2018, well, Golden State can't wait. "The biggest thing we appreciate in the locker room is what everybody brings to the table, and we kind of unlock the greatness out of each o... [Full Article...]


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