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by | July 14, 2018 | 02:12

Stoke, who were relegated last season, are in pole position to sign Wilson, also a winger, but there is also strong interest in the 21-year-old, who signed a five-year contract this week, from Swansea City and Aston Villa. But the issue is that Liverpool have a policy of fining clubs who loan their players but then do not play them for a set amount of games. Fekir, in any case, is still with France at the World Cup and would not be due to return to action until early-August.

by | July 14, 2018 | 02:04

He enjoyed a massive breakout the previous season with the Celtics, scoring 28.9 points per game and finishing fifth in MVP voting, helping Boston reach the Eastern Conference Finals. ESPN first reported Thomas's signing. But it was in Cleveland that Thomas proved to be a horrendous fit with LeBron James . Thomas, the 60th and last pick of the 2011 NBA Draft, made a name for himself as a clutch scorer with the Celtics after his previous two teams (Sacramento and Phoenix) parted ways ...

by | July 14, 2018 | 01:23

SEMIS DEBUT. Kevin Anderson and John Isner reach the Wimbledon semifinals for the first time . Our recommended way to watch Nadal vs Djokovic online without cable is via Hulu Live TV with Wimbledon coverage . "Friday is another important match against an opponent that is one of the most hard ones that you can face". Simon had an early break in the fourth set, but Del Potro hit back and was on the verge of victory until the Frenchman saved four match points to take it to another ...

by | July 14, 2018 | 01:10

Nishikori put up an admirable fight but was not clinical enough to hold back Djokovic's tide-finally collapsing 6-2 with a third break of the set. A tight third set turned in Djokovic's favour as Nishikori went wide and that was enough for the fired-up three-time champion to edge back in front as he served into a 2-1 lead.

by | July 13, 2018 | 02:41

Before the Sixers and other interested teams give a "Godfather" offer to the Spurs, it is highly likely that they will first want to get an assurance that Leonard is already 100 percent recovered from the quad injury. The Raptors don't have any developing players that would be considered untouchable. It has only been a few months, but it seems like this saga has been brewing for a billion years.

by | July 13, 2018 | 02:29

Then we are looking for players whose personality is the best in the dressing room. Arsenal FC now have their fifth addition of the summer transfer window/Unai Emery era. "I said to Ivan, Raul and Sven [Gazidis, Sanllehi and Mislintat, the collective dealing with contracts and transfers] he's an important player for me".

by | July 13, 2018 | 01:55

Jordan Pickford starred yet again between the sticks for England and the goalkeeper was pictured in conversation with his fiancée Megan Davison. I'm going to make a tattoo of Croatia on me, it will be my first tattoo! The match two decades ago remains on the mind of current Croatia coach Zlatko Delic.

by | July 12, 2018 | 08:14

This clash is unfortunate for those attending the tennis tournament, with Wimbledon 2018 standing firm on its policy of "tennis only" screening and being a football-free zone, even if England are playing. The World Cup final in Russian Federation is due to kick off on July 15 two hours after the traditional 2 p.m. start of the men's Wimbledon final-meaning a very likely overlap.

by | July 12, 2018 | 08:01

In college: After redshirting in 2014, Bryant had his best year as a college player in 2015, recording 63 tackles and three interceptions along with 1.5 sacks and a defensive touchdown. In 1988, Minnesota used a fifth-round draft pick to acquire SC wide receiver Ryan Bethea and haven't utilized the system to add another player since.

by | July 11, 2018 | 02:46

Strong, mobile, indefatigable and good in the air, Mandzukic looks to make life as hard as possible for the defence, stretching play to allow the likes of Modric the space they need to get into the danger zone around the box. Croatia are a challenge for England . They had to go through extra time and penalties in both knockout matches against Denmark and Russian Federation but emerged successful in the end to reach the semifinals.

by | July 11, 2018 | 02:29

Vanquished Sweden boss Janne Andersson suggested England were good enough to "go all the way" in Russian Federation, while Southgate believes there is much more to come from his youthful group of players. Swedish players applaud their fans after their loss to England . We've got to stay focused. Fans have spilled out of pubs, parks and homes, coming together to celebrate their team's victory, after more than five decades of disappointment.

by | July 11, 2018 | 02:25

The native of Cameroon spent the 2015-16 and 16-17 seasons with the Clips before signing with the Rockets as a free agent prior to this past season. Anthony is now in the twilight of his career, barely shooting 40 percent from the field with the Thunder past year and averaging a career low in points while putting in his usual effort, or lack thereof, on defense.

by | July 11, 2018 | 02:27

That is going to change now. None of the top eight women's seeds have reached the quarter-finals for the first time since seedings were introduced in 1927 - although Williams' 25th seeding is misleading. Angelique Kerber is playing her seventh Slam semifinal, and her third at Wimbledon. The All England Club seeded her there as a nod to all of her past success at the grass-court major, including titles the last two times she entered, in 2015 and 2016.

by | July 10, 2018 | 01:54

When and where will be Wimbledon 2018 be played? She reached the third round of Wimbledon in 2014. Federer will be the biggest tennis player to partner with Uniqlo, who were the apparel sponsors of Novak Djokovic till 2017, after which he switched to Lacoste.

by | July 10, 2018 | 01:54

Mandzukic turned provider for the equaliser, charging down the left and pulling back for an Andrej Kramaric free header from seven yards. He was tireless but largely limited against Russian Federation, his early influence stumped by playing in a deeper role as Kramaric was deployed in behind Mario Mandzukic.

by | July 10, 2018 | 01:47

Anderson advanced to his first Wimbledon quarterfinal after edging Gael Monfils 7-6 (4) 7-6 (2) 5-7 7-6 (4). The first set horror-show and an apparent groin injury did not stop the world number 26 from becoming the first man to earn break points against Federer at the All England Club this year.

by | July 10, 2018 | 01:40

Fernando Hierro, previously the RFEF's sporting director, took over on a temporary basis for the tournament, but has not continued following Spain's disappointing showing in Russian Federation. Belgium coach Roberto Martinez and former Spain internationals Michel and Quique Sanchez Flores had been considered contenders for the position but Luis Enrique was the No.

by | July 10, 2018 | 01:42

They advanced to the quarter-finals after a dramatic win over Colombia, which tied the game just seconds before it ended. "I think it's a great idea", said Seligson, who for the Sweden game on Saturday wore another traditional English apparel, a bowler hat.

by | July 08, 2018 | 02:23

Spears. It will be interesting to see what the next step will be for Parker in terms of on-court impact with the Hornets but the basketball world already knows that he was integral to what San Antonio was able to build over almost two decades and Popovich clearly echoed that sentiment.

by | July 06, 2018 | 22:44

They further added, "The player remained in pain". They are also the only side to have beaten Russian Federation, overwhelming them 3-0 in the group stage in what appeared to be a reality check for the host nation before they want on to stun Spain in the last 16.

by | July 06, 2018 | 22:30

Chris Evert won in Wimbledon in 1974 and 1976, before she was married, and is listed as "Miss". The neutral "Ms." is never used, nor is "Mr." used for men. She admitted: "I literally sat Olympia in my arms, I talked to her, we prayed about it". And it won't be until next year that the women's qualifying tournament will have the same number of spots as the men's.

by | July 06, 2018 | 22:27

Unfortunately, it was the Slovakian who was left dodging the majestic missiles that kept raining down on his half of the court. "It's a wonderful feeling walking out there, I try to put on a good match and try hard every time, regardless of how many times I've played at Wimbledon.

by | July 06, 2018 | 22:17

Cavani struck in the seventh minute of Saturday's last-16 tie in Sochi to put Uruguay in control, but Portugal hit back after the interval when Pepe headed home Raphael Guerreiro's cross. There is no better place than a World Cup ". But since then he has scored in each of his country's games, against Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation, leaving him just one goal away from equalling Oscar Miguez's Uruguayan record tally of eight at World Cups .

by | July 06, 2018 | 22:19

Five-time champion Venus Williams advanced to the second round with a 6-7 (3), 6-2, 6-1 victory over Johanna Larsson . She added: "It's just about being equal and not centering one person out". She thinks it's unfair she gets drug-tested more than other players. That heavy schedule also meant she spent less time with Olympia, which she found tough.

by | July 05, 2018 | 02:12

The 2016 tournament victor finished with four bogeys and five birdies in her round. The normally stoic 24-year-old burst into tears when victory was secured as she hugged her caddie David Jones after barely displaying a hint of emotion all day.

by | July 05, 2018 | 02:13

Alex is now hoping to celebrate another England win when Sweden are the opponents in the World Cup quarter finals at 3pm on Saturday, July 7. "I have got power and agility". Obviously we knew that England's history with penalties hasn't been great. And the versatile England worldwide hailed Pickford after his heroics helped to extend England's stay at Russian Federation 2018.

by | July 05, 2018 | 01:38

When Hamilton did pit, he came back out in fourth place. "Ultimately, we were the quickest, we should have won, so we've got to keep working hard", he said. Ricciardo said he was unhappy that Verstappen did not "play fair" by refusing to give him a slipstream in a tense and hotly-contested session. If you're first, second or third, it's not always in your hands...

by | July 05, 2018 | 01:29

Gareth Southgate's England are the only former winners in the bottom half of the draw, along with host nation Russia , Croatia and Sweden . Get the latest World Cup news updates. The popular tabloid, known for its provocative headlines, ran with a front-page picture of England captain Harry Kane and the words "Go Kane!", a pun on Colombia's reputation as a drug exporter.

by | July 05, 2018 | 01:27

Ronaldo hinted after the Champions League triumph against Liverpool in May that his future could lie away from the Bernabeu but this news has still come out of the blue slightly. Ronaldo won his fifth Champions League title with Madrid in May. Real Madrid issued their denial after Spanish sports dailies Marca and AS ran articles citing the posting.

by | July 04, 2018 | 09:35

Unfortunately, the opener couldn't register the highest score in any T20 game as he was dismissed hit-wicket on the penultimate ball of the innings, falling short by four runs. New Zealand's Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson held the previous T20 worldwide world partnership record of 171, set against Pakistan in 2016. D'Arcy Short was the second highest scorer in the innings with a steady 42-ball 46.

by | July 04, 2018 | 09:33

Engineers have been pumping water out of the cave for a week and a temporary respite from the rains has lowered water levels. He said the diving teams included doctors. "Taking them in the water would be extremely unsafe for the kids and the coach - but also for the rescuers". The rescuer tells them "you are very strong", but soon the traditional reserve of Thai children toward adults breaks a bit, and one tells another in Thai, "Tell them we are hungry".

by | July 04, 2018 | 08:46

The country were 2-0 up for over seventy minutes, but conceded three late goals which saw their hopes of World Cup victory fade. Belgium face Japan in the last-16 with a potential tie against Brazil in the quarter-finals. The Japanese squad were eliminated from the World Cup tournament in a disappointing 3-2 defeat to Belgium on Monday. The World Cup is now in the "final sixteen" stage, which will then see the eight winning teams go through to the quarter finals.

by | July 04, 2018 | 08:23

Out of their first Federation Internationale de Football Association tournament this early since 1954, Germany were handed their tickets home on June 27 after South Korea decimated the 2014 champs Die Mannschaft 2-0. His performance sparked comparisons with Pele, as the 19-year-old became the first teenager to score two in a World Cup match since Pele's 1958 double in the Brazil-Sweden final.

by | July 03, 2018 | 11:21

Uniqlo issued a statement to confirm it had signed the 36-year-old Swiss as a global brand ambassador. The report also noted his deal with Nike expired at the start of March, and was given the chance to match Uniqlo's offer and declined. Federer retained his Nike shoes, as Uniqlo do not now manufacture tennis footwear. The good thing is it's not theirs forever. But the good news is that it will come with me at one point.

by | July 03, 2018 | 11:17

Deep into the tax, that sacrifice by Durant will save the Warriors as much as $29.1 million in actual payroll costs. What perhaps wasn't expected was Durant, once again, taking a pay cut to help the already filthy-rich Warriors. The league released those figures Saturday night, hours before the annual moratorium starts and teams can begin negotiating with free agents. From there, word came down that Paul George was going back to the Thunder , who are now sitting with a tax bill that could ...