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USA rewrite the record books with 13-0 win over Thailand USA rewrite the record books with 13-0 win over Thailand
- June 13, 2019

In 2018, they scored - well, nothing. Saw of the most celebrate players in the world - the likes of Alex Morgan , Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe - were joyously celebrating goals late in the game, scenes which irked some observers. Ahead of Tuesday's match , sports prognosticators had predicted that the US, as the defending tournament champions, would overwhelmingly defeat Thailand, according to USA Today . (more...)
Kevin Durant ruptured his Achilles and has had surgery Kevin Durant ruptured his Achilles and has had surgery
- June 13, 2019

The downtown arena will open its doors for a viewing party for game six of the NBA Finals between the Raptors and the Golden State Warriors . "That's really if (he) couldn't find any other team to commit to (him) on a contract ". The LA Clippers are likely one of those teams still interested in Durant , and they could certainly still pay him a max or near-max salary this summer. (more...)
Anthony Davis narrows preferred list to New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers Anthony Davis narrows preferred list to New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers
- June 13, 2019

Though Paul said his goal this summer with Davis isn't to get him to Los Angeles to be James' running mate, he sure made it seem preferred . If the Lakers are able to land Davis, expect them to be extremely aggressive in free agency to pair another max, or close to a max level wing or point guard to play with James and Davis. (more...)
Palace identify Aarons as a potential replacement for Wan-Bissaka Palace identify Aarons as a potential replacement for Wan-Bissaka
- June 13, 2019

Having already agreed a deal in principle for Swansea's Welsh worldwide Daniel James , it was reported over the weekend that United had submitted a "substantial" offer for England Under-21 global, Wan-Bissaka. The latest news is that the Red Devils offered £ 50m for the defender despite Crystal Palace's insistence on their £60m price-tag. Today, the chase for Max Aarons hots-up.... (more...)
Super Falcons of Nigeria Lost against Norway 2-0 Super Falcons of Nigeria Lost against Norway 2-0
- June 12, 2019

Mistakes from Oluehi and Ebi after what should have been a routine goal kick then led to the third goal, with Isabell Herlovsen's right-wing cross diverted into her own net by Ohale. On their part, Nigeria's Super Falcons are ranked 38th in the world but could surprise many despite their underdog status. Norway would have been in a greatly improved position for an attack on the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup had Ada Hegerberg made herself accessible for choice yet the best female ... (more...)
Rishabh Pant most likely to replace injured Shikhar Dhawan Rishabh Pant most likely to replace injured Shikhar Dhawan
- June 12, 2019

Before the 15-man squad selection for the ongoing World Cup, Pant was one of the frontrunners to get his maiden mega event call-up. Dhawan was injured by a bouncer during India's clash against Australia on Thursday. In the first two games, Rahul had batted at number four. According to reports, KL Rahul is being seen as a replacement for Dhawan and will open the game with Rohit Sharma in the coming matches. (more...)
Stanley Cup Buzzer: Bruins, Blues are going to Game 7 Stanley Cup Buzzer: Bruins, Blues are going to Game 7
- June 11, 2019

Prior games are far from a guarantee that the Bruins will have the same results against the Blues. The problem with declaring that Tuukka Rask has played his best game of the playoffs is that it's an overused line. Also, for the second straight game the Bruins failed to score a power-play goal, going 0-for-3 with the man-advantage. But Pastrnak quashed any thoughts of a dramatic rally at 14:06 with his ninth playoff goal, and Zdeno Chara tacked on an empty-netter at 17:41. (more...)
UEFA Nations League Final - Portugal 1-0 Netherlands UEFA Nations League Final - Portugal 1-0 Netherlands
- June 10, 2019

After scoring an astronomical 53rd career hatrick against Switzerland Cristiano Ronaldo will be aiming to take advantage of an Oranje side who had to endure an extra 30 minutes to make the final, not to mention Ronaldo and Portugal have had an extra day to prepare for this showdown in Porto . (more...)
Djokovic Slam run ends at French; Thiem vs. Nadal in final Djokovic Slam run ends at French; Thiem vs. Nadal in final
- June 09, 2019

Thiem, all from the proven expert who's crushing his 2019 French Open picks . The semi-final had been controversially suspended overnight on Friday with Djokovic complaining about the "extreme wind" in the stadium. Mostly, though, because Dominic Thiem managed to outperform Djokovic at his own brand of defense-to-offense, speed-and-power baseline game. Thiem broke to move into a 4-1 lead and then had a point to lead 5-1, which Djokovic saved with a forehand. (more...)
England off to a solid start after Bangladesh opt to bowl England off to a solid start after Bangladesh opt to bowl
- June 09, 2019

Roy - who dropped a crucial catch and made just eight in England's 14-run defeat to Pakistan at Trent Bridge on Monday - now holds the second-best score by an England batsman at a World Cup, behind only Andrew Strauss' 158 against India in Bengaluru eight years ago. (more...)
Barty reaches first Grand Slam singles final Barty reaches first Grand Slam singles final
- June 09, 2019

Barty came through a freakish three-set semi-final against American 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova , who put out defending champion Simona Halep in the last-eight. She raced to a 5-0 lead, lost six games in a row and 17 points in a row to drop the tiebreak and go 3-0 down in the second second before winning 6-7 6-3 6-3. (more...)
Gordon Murray's follow-up to the McLaren F1 will change everything Gordon Murray's follow-up to the McLaren F1 will change everything
- June 09, 2019

But blowing nearly everything else away is what the T.50 will probably do. Such outputs might seem a little low in comparison to the 1103kW Bugatti Chiron or 1177kW Koenigsegg Jesko, but Murray says "I have absolutely no interest in chasing records for top speed or acceleration ". (more...)
Chelsea appeal Federation Internationale de Football Association transfer ban to Court of Arbitration for Sport Chelsea appeal Federation Internationale de Football Association transfer ban to Court of Arbitration for Sport
- June 08, 2019

And the ban will prevent Chelsea from signing players during the ongoing summer transfer window - which closes on August 8 - and the winter window in January 2020. The Europa League champions were sanctioned in February for breaching rules regarding the worldwide transfer and registration of players under 18. (more...)
Dak Prescott deserves a Carson Wentz-type deal (or more) Dak Prescott deserves a Carson Wentz-type deal (or more)
- June 08, 2019

FRISCO, Texas - When Ben Roethlisberger and Russell Wilson signed their new contracts with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Seattle Seahawks , respectively, earlier this offseason, Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones was quick to point out those quarterbacks own Super Bowl rings. (more...)
Real Madrid to Table New €120 Million Bid for Eden Hazard Real Madrid to Table New €120 Million Bid for Eden Hazard
- June 08, 2019

I will always support Chelsea and I love them. "Next year Chelsea will play in the Champions League , surely without you". He always had this dream to play for Real Madrid and we will see what happens. Chelsea have reportedly agreed to sell Eden Hazard to Real Madrid in the summer after reaching a £115 million agreement for the Belgian's move. (more...)
Rafael Nadal Warns Roger Federer Ahead of French Open Clash Rafael Nadal Warns Roger Federer Ahead of French Open Clash
- June 07, 2019

Lots of emotions". Asked whether his run to the second week in Paris showed he was heading back to peak form, Wawrinka said in a media conference: "Yeah, it maybe confirmed to you guys that I can still beat some top guys". "He can play on clay, unfortunately", Federer joked to the crowd at Court Suzanne Lenglen. "You can't just do it because somebody told you to do it and you think it's the right thing". (more...)
Yuzvendra Chahal terms Faf du Plessis' wicket as 'favourite' Yuzvendra Chahal terms Faf du Plessis' wicket as 'favourite'
- June 07, 2019

While the Proteas are not yet out, they do need to win at least five of their remaining games - and emphatically so - if not all six to stand a chance of reaching the semi-finals. "Chahal was outstanding as well", he added. His 144-ball knock was studded with 13 fours and 2 sixes. "It was a special innings". This was India's first match of the tournament compared to the Proteas' third after an Indian court ruled there had to be a rest period for Virat Kohli's men between the end of ... (more...)
Mitchell Starc, Nathan Coulter-Nile help Australia snatch victory from West Indies Mitchell Starc, Nathan Coulter-Nile help Australia snatch victory from West Indies
- June 07, 2019

Nathan Coulter-Nile's career-best 92 and Mitchell Starc's 5-46 earned Australia a hard-fought 15-run win over West Indies in an vast Trent Bridge tussle. His 92, which featured eight fours and a quartet of sixes and spanned a mere 60 deliveries, bettered the 72 not out collected by Zimbabwe's Heath Streak against New Zealand in Bloemfontein during the 2003 World Cup. (more...)
Klay questionable for Game 3 with hamstring strain Klay questionable for Game 3 with hamstring strain
- June 06, 2019

There's optimism among the Warriors that swingman Klay Thompson will play with a hamstring strain in Game 3 on Wednesday, league source tells ESPN . Cousins, injured in Game 2 of the first round against the Clippers in just his second career playoff game, started Game 2 of the finals after coming off the bench in the series opener. (more...)
Naomi Osaka stumbles out of French Open in 3rd round Naomi Osaka stumbles out of French Open in 3rd round
- June 06, 2019

So in this case, it helped me. Osaka was beaten 6-4 6-2 by Katerina Siniakova as her quest to win a third grand slam in succession came to an end, while Williams fell to fellow American representative Sofia Kenin 6-2 7-5. She added, "I would have expected to have gotten past the third round". I love the city, and I love the tournament. I could see that she's not so confident like she was. (more...)
Anthony Van Dyck gives O'Brien seventh win in Epsom Derby Anthony Van Dyck gives O'Brien seventh win in Epsom Derby
- June 05, 2019

Irish jockey, Chris Hayes, having his first mount in the Premier Classic, was denied by the late surge of Anthony Van Dyck along the far-side rail at Epsom, just when it looked as though Hayes would join Mickael Barzalona and Pádraig Beggy as an Investec Derby victor on his first ride in the contest. (more...)
Bruce Cassidy says the Bruins could play seven defensemen in Game 5 Bruce Cassidy says the Bruins could play seven defensemen in Game 5
- June 05, 2019

Cassidy mentioned that if Chara can't go in Game 5 then Steve Kampfer, Urho Vaakanainen, Jeremy Lauzon and Jakob Zboril would be the names in the mix to replace the 6-foot-9 D-man with a concussed Grzelcyk still not ready for a return to the Bruins lineup. (more...)
Novak Djokovic sails into quarter-finals of French Open Novak Djokovic sails into quarter-finals of French Open
- June 05, 2019

Fellow No.1 Novak Djokovic was also made to sweat on the hottest day at Roland Garros so far before beating Italian Salvatore Caruso 6-3 6-3 6-2. "I'm feeling motivated, I'm feeling at home". But Krajinovic threw everything he had at Tsitsipas, which unsettled the 20-year-old. "If I just look for myself, being on that court with a full crowd, with an fantastic atmosphere, it was really insane last night and again today". (more...)
Watch Raptors-Warriors speak to media the day before Game 3 Watch Raptors-Warriors speak to media the day before Game 3
- June 05, 2019

He was visibly in pain on the Warriors' bench prior to undergoing X-rays. However, the San Francisco Chronicle suggested the hamstring issue might be enough to keep Thompson, who averages 18.5 points, 2.5 assists and three rebounds per game so far in the Finals, out of Game 3. (more...)
Smith, Warner’s first official match after ball-tampering controversy Smith, Warner’s first official match after ball-tampering controversy
- June 04, 2019

If it hadn't already been established, we can confirm it now: all is well. Warner's scoring rate was also uncharacteristically restrained in the partnership with Finch, and it took 74 balls to reach 50. David Warner top-scored for Australia with 89 not out in his first official worldwide match after completing a one-year ball-tampering ban as they reached their target with more than 15 overs to spare. (more...)
India v South Africa: Du Plessis promises 'harsh words' India v South Africa: Du Plessis promises 'harsh words'
- June 04, 2019

After Sunday's game, a fan told Rhodes: "Your country ( South Africa ) is seeing the lack of AB (de Villers) and (Dale) Steyn in the matches". Ngidi bowled only four overs against Bangladesh and walked back to the dressing room after the conclusion of the seventh over. (more...)
Former Arsenal, Sevilla player Reyes dies in vehicle accident Former Arsenal, Sevilla player Reyes dies in vehicle accident
- June 04, 2019

Contacted by AFP , a spokesman for Spain's Guardia Civil police force which is investigating the accident declined to comment on the reports. "That day you gave me advice as always, but today you have gone and are not coming back and it is a very hard day for me". (more...)
Roger Federer dragged into ugly Serena Williams controversy at French Open Roger Federer dragged into ugly Serena Williams controversy at French Open
- June 04, 2019

He's mature and one of the main players on the men's tour and if he's giving an interview in a press conference and he hasn't finished then everyone else has to wait, including Serena Williams . "I can also do whatever I want". The fourth seed was understandably unhappy, saying: "I don't really get it, seriously". Anyway, that's how I see it. (more...)
Selection dilemmas face Klopp and Pochettino for final Selection dilemmas face Klopp and Pochettino for final
- June 03, 2019

But as the old cliché goes - or two clichés to be precise - it's 11 versus 11 and anything can happen on the day when Tottenham Hotspur take on firm favourites Liverpool for Champions League glory on Saturday. Jurgen Klopp's side also have extra motivation having lost 3-1 to Real Madrid in this competition's final 12 months ago and are aiming for their club's sixth title, while this will be the Lilywhites' first European Cup final. (more...)
Antonio Conte appointed Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte appointed Inter Milan coach
- June 02, 2019

While details were not disclosed, Conte reportedly signed a three-year contract with Inter. Antonio Conte is the new man at the Inter helm and is giving little away when it comes to reported interest in Manchester United pair Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez . (more...)
Haaland Scores Nine For Norway At U20 World Cup Haaland Scores Nine For Norway At U20 World Cup
- June 02, 2019

His nine-goal performance would have been good enough to win the golden boot at 19 of the past 21 Federation Internationale de Football Association U-20 World Cup competitions. Darwin Nunez scored the opener for the South Americans in the 40th minute before Brian Rodriguez scored the second deep into the second half injury time. (more...)
Kerr -- KD to miss Game 1; Cousins questionable Kerr -- KD to miss Game 1; Cousins questionable
- June 01, 2019

And we'll see where it goes from here. Lowry already was at work on the Golden State Warriors the day after Toronto clinched a berth in the Finals with a Game 6 win, despite the fact that the entire team pretty much took Sunday off completely. (more...)
England name 15-man squad, David Willey makes way for Jofra Archer England name 15-man squad, David Willey makes way for Jofra Archer
- May 31, 2019

Pacer Chris Woakes said that the World Cup selection process has motivated the England players to keep improving their performances and ensure they perform their best. " This England squad is the best I've seen". Three weeks ago England's World Cup campaign could have been derailed. Archer's regular encounters with some of the best players in the world on the T20 circuit mean that he is arguably better prepared for dealing with the talent in the World Cup than many more ... (more...)
Chelsea Fans Laud Eden Hazard As Best Ever Chelsea Player Chelsea Fans Laud Eden Hazard As Best Ever Chelsea Player
- May 31, 2019

He deserves a new challenge". He's a mate. I am really happy for him and for his future. "I was surprised to see Mesut Ozil in the starting line up today for Arsenal because I do not think that he offers a lot when the chips are down". (more...)
Fourth seed Bertens retires from French Open with illness Fourth seed Bertens retires from French Open with illness
- May 30, 2019

She joined fifth seed Angelique Kerber and 13th seed Caroline Wozniacki and 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko through the exit door. Third-seeded Roger Federer won in straight sets, while women's favorite Kiki Bertens was forced to retire from her second round match at the 2019 French Open on Wednesday in Paris. (more...)
Louis vs. Boston Prediction, Preview, and Odds Louis vs. Boston Prediction, Preview, and Odds
- May 30, 2019

After their seven game win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in round one, the Bruins have been in cruise control going 9-2 in their last 11 games, including eight wins in a row entering this game with the Blues. "It's good for hockey I think if they're talked about positively, if they're not then well it goes the other way". The Boston Bruins have allowed three or less goals in each of their last 14 games. (more...)
Why I Want To Leave Juventus - Dybala Why I Want To Leave Juventus - Dybala
- May 29, 2019

In order to fend off Los Blancos, the Express are claiming that Juve will offer both Paulo Dybala and Alex Sandro in exchange for Pogba. 'The investment we made four years ago and the renewal of his contract is proof of this. The club has to make its own decisions and do them with the new coach. Manchester United are in for a busy transfer window and the reports coming in all week have been focusing primarily on the players that they could be signing. (more...)
Pakistan to host Asia Cup T20I next year Pakistan to host Asia Cup T20I next year
- May 29, 2019

India's top-order batting hugely failed, and they were bundled out for just 179 runs (39.2 overs). "The pitches will be good for bowlers and batters in this World Cup". England and Wales are ready to host this entire tournament. All of which is true, but then again, they will have to create history by rebounding from first-day blues to go on and win the World Cup. (more...)
Serena Williams slays French Open in outfit emblazoned with female empowerment themes Serena Williams slays French Open in outfit emblazoned with female empowerment themes
- May 29, 2019

Rafael Nadal , Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams - owners of a combined collection of 55 Grand Slam singles titles - are each in action on Day 2 at the French Open . The famous Williams serve kicked in too, resulting in just three dropped points behind her first serve in the final two frames. Williams, the 2002, 2013 and 2015 champion in Paris , will face either Japan's Kurumi Nara or Dalila Jakupovic of Slovenia for a place in the last 32, after their match was suspended at ... (more...)
Anthony Joshua reveals who he wants to fight next between Wilder, Whyte Anthony Joshua reveals who he wants to fight next between Wilder, Whyte
- May 29, 2019

Wilder is a phenomenal puncher and the talk is that Wilder would certainly look forward to fighting Josh as well, so I think the both of them would fight each other. He warned: "I've never been knocked out". "He's so happy fighting in England, he fought Klitschko who I destroyed mentally-he had a war with a beaten fighter". (more...)