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Soccer fans stunned Peru didn't score against Denmark in World Cup

Guerrero had an immediate effect when he came on minutes after the Danish goal and came close to scoring on several occasions. "I think in general terms the result doesn't really reflect what happened on the pitch". The silky playmaker also plays an instrumental role for his country, and the Danes are now entering the World Cup off the back of a 15-match unbeaten run - the nation's best return sin... [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka charged with altering ball

Sri Lanka charged with altering ball However, after deliberations Sri Lankans agreed to the change of ball and to continue playing. Further discussions ensued which brought Srinath onto the field while the West Indies contingent, headed by team manager Rawl Lewis, coach Stuart Law and captain Jason Holder, appeared bemused by the entire situation and sought clarification from the match referee. [Full Article...]

Why Germany legend wants Ozil and Gundogan axed from World Cup squad

Why Germany legend wants Ozil and Gundogan axed from World Cup squad South Korea and Sweden are the other two teams in Group F. "It's palpable and you can sense it is there among the players". Germany are notoriously strong starters at the World Cup , winning their last seven opening matches at the tournament while losing just once - 2-1 to Algeria in 1982 - in 18 total appearances. [Full Article...]

Roger Federer beats Nick Kyrgios to regain no 1 ranking

Roger Federer beats Nick Kyrgios to regain no 1 ranking And despite both men being short on match practice, it was another high-quality thriller in Stuttgart on Saturday, with Federer losing the first set before coming back to seal a 6-7 (2-7), 6-2, 7-6 (7-5) victory. "I hadn't played in three months, it's on grass, it's fast and hard to get so far here". Federer needed to respond quickly and he did so superbly, following up an early break in the thi... [Full Article...]

Woods welcomes return to US Open

Woods welcomes return to US Open It doesn't sound as though Woods has spent much time ashore except for being at Shinnecock Hills for his first U.S. Open in three years. "So when they take 14, which is a very hard par-four, and they make it harder and move the tee back, I actually like that a lot because it allows for the players that are playing well to make up strokes on the field by making pars". [Full Article...]

Shaquille O'Neal Says That 'LeBron's Book Is Already Set'

Shaquille O'Neal Says That 'LeBron's Book Is Already Set' So I got four. With players like Paul George , Kemba Walker , and Kawhi Leonard potentially on the table, would Cleveland go all in for one of them? If more teams had the financial means to afford LeBron without gutting their roster (like, say, the Washington Wizards, New Orleans Pelicans, or Portland Trail Blazers), the Sixers wouldn't be as attractive as they're now made out to be. [Full Article...]

Iceland to give Argentina something to think about

Iceland to give Argentina something to think about Next up for Iceland is a clash with Nigeria , which takes place next Friday. "Iceland showed they could compete with anyone at the last Euros", he said, referring to their giant-killing run at the 2016 European Championship in France . We support him. He just had a bad day, but we know that he can give us the victory at any moment of the game. That run included a 4-0 win over qualifying group ... [Full Article...]

Can Rafael Nadal catch him in Grand Slams?

Can Rafael Nadal catch him in Grand Slams? Nadal's 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory at age 32 was a tribute to his enduring excellence and drive, and to his continuing ability to bounce back. Nadal called on the trainer to get his forearms massaged twice in the final set but even that problem failed to improve Thiem's chances of emulating fellow Austrian Thomas Muster's 1995 triumph. [Full Article...]

France awarded controversial penalty after first VAR review in World Cup history

France awarded controversial penalty after first VAR review in World Cup history Paul Pogba played the ball through for Griezmann, who was tackled in the box by Joshua Risdon. "The ref didn't see there was a foul and he was able to correct this when he reviewed the clip". But Pogba's victor, confirmed by goal-line technology, ensured France opened the tournament with three points. Griezmann admitted that pressure surrounding the French team, with seven players out of the ... [Full Article...]

Zach Randolph's brother killed outside IN bar

Zach Randolph's brother killed outside IN bar Police said the shooting happened around 5 a.m. outside of Hop's Blues Room in Marion. Upon arrival, police found Roger Randolph with a gunshot wound to his abdomen. He now plays for the Sacramento Kings. There was a shootout outside Hop's Blues Room and a bullet struck Roger and he was pronounced dead on the scene. [Full Article...]

Queiroz calls for fairness after Iran beat Morocco

Queiroz calls for fairness after Iran beat Morocco Morocco were well and truly on top in the first half, registering eight shots to two and maintaining 70 percent of possession inside the first half hour of play. Instead, Iran showed the same grit that had frustrated Argentina for 91 minutes four years ago but while Lionel Messi was the difference that day, this time it was their turn to snatch a last-gasp victor. [Full Article...]

Irish can't cut it as Johnson shakes up Shinnecock

Irish can't cut it as Johnson shakes up Shinnecock Traffic has continued to be the talk of the tournament because of the hours-long commutes that spectators, tournament staff and even players are having to endure. And there is a steep penalty for trying too hard, as Ian Poulter discovered. No. 3 sits at 500 yards, and has seen the fewest birdies of any hole (7). [Full Article...]

New Raptors coach Nurse made lasting impression on Ujiri | AP sports

New Raptors coach Nurse made lasting impression on Ujiri | AP sports Nick Nurse, an assistant coach who helped the Toronto Raptors reach the National Basketball Association playoffs in each of the past 5 seasons, was named Thursday, June 14, as the Canadian club's new coach. "I understand that. That's one of the things I learned ..." With All-Stars Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan still leading the team, the pressure is on Nurse to steer the Raptors away from the... [Full Article...]

Former Oregon player Leiato killed in auto crash

Former Oregon player Leiato killed in auto crash The driver, Pedro Chavarin Jr., age 22, reported to police that he was alone and not carrying any passengers. The impact of the crash near Martin Luther King Jr. After sunrise, a woman walking near the area noticed a hand poking out of the brush. Upon arrival, police found the body of Leiato. He was considered a frontrunner to start at the team's " Duck " position, which is a hybrid linebacker/d... [Full Article...]

Konta beats Watson to make Nottingham quarters

Konta beats Watson to make Nottingham quarters British number four Katie Boulter registers the biggest win of his career with victory over former Major champion Samantha Stosur in the Nottingham Open second round. "It's really exciting. It's a huge step for me". "It is definitely not easy for either of us, and the conditions made it that much harder as well". [Full Article...]

Andy Murray to make comeback from hip injury at Queen's Club Championships

Andy Murray to make comeback from hip injury at Queen's Club Championships The three-time major victor has not played since last year's Wimbledon due to a hip injury and subsequent surgery. But the 23-year-old Australian has also struggled with injury and only returned last week from a two-month break with elbow trouble. [Full Article...]

Phil Mickelson shockingly chases, swats moving ball with putter

Mickelson went on to play the rest of the round, often smiling and acknowledging the crowd - and occasionally trying unconventional shots just for the heck of it, like putting up a bank behind the hole on No. He has finished runner-up in the U.S. Open a record six times, and he acknowledged that time was running out on his best chances to become just the sixth golfer in history to complete the car... [Full Article...]

Peru 0 - 1 Denmark | 16 Jun 2018

Peru 0 - 1 Denmark | 16 Jun 2018 It was to prove a costly miss, and Peru must be more clinical if they are to have any chance of qualifying. Now, Peru must hope they can break down France's defence next Thursday, or face an exit from the World Cup after two games. Peru has four World Cup appearances. Gassama, however, used VAR to award a penalty after Cueva was tripped in the area by Poulsen. Peru and Denmark have la... [Full Article...]

Woods fires worst ever US Open score

Woods fires worst ever US Open score U.S. Open golf - and especially this golf course - is extremely tricky. "I felt like (this round) was really solid in some tough conditions", Johnson said. Dustin Johnson hits his tee shot on the ninth hole Friday. The U.S. Open lived up to its reputation in the return to Shinnecock Hills. That 2008 Open at Torrey Pines also is the last time he won any major. [Full Article...]

Mohamed Salah not in Egypt starting line-up for first World Cup match

Mohamed Salah not in Egypt starting line-up for first World Cup match The EFA added that midfielder Tarek Hamed, 32, will also be fit to face Russian Federation at the St Petersburg Stadium after he left the pitch against Uruguay with a back injury. Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez said: "To win matches in this group means we will be able to progress". Uruguayans wanted the same thing, to win the match. [Full Article...]


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