• Why Jose Mourinho is upset at Liverpool's 18/19 Premier League fixture list
Why Jose Mourinho is upset at Liverpool's 18/19 Premier League fixture list

No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. The Blues' defence of the Premier League title kicks off with one of the toughest of tests - a trip to Arsenal . "We shall be scheduling several events preceding our first Premier League game in the new stadium to check and rehearse various op...

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  • Mexico quakes with joy over World Cup upset win
Mexico quakes with joy over World Cup upset win

Federation Internationale de Football Association has opened a disciplinary procedure against Mexico after alleged homophobic chants by Mexican fans during their World Cup win over Germany . We lacked that too, so many mistakes were made. If Germany finish as group runners-up, they could face Brazil in a clash of World Cup titans in the ...

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  • Arsenal agree £19.2m fee for Bayer Leverkusen’s Bernd Leno
Arsenal agree £19.2m fee for Bayer Leverkusen’s Bernd Leno

Cech, and current backup goalkeeper David Ospina , both have one year remaining on their current deal at the Emirates, and could find themselves heading toward the exit door. "But the attitude from our 2004-group is not needed there anymore". I spoke to Unai Emery and he said that he believes I'm a good goalkeeper, and that he wanted me to joi...

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  • First red card of World Cup highlights Colombia's disastrous start against Japan
First red card of World Cup highlights Colombia's disastrous start against Japan

Ospina gets out well to block, but the rebounds falls directly to the feet of Kagawa, who strokes in the opener. only for Sanchez to hurl himself at it and stop with his arm and chest. But, with 17 minutes remaining, Yuya Osako climbed highest to head home a corner and hand the Japanese an all-important opening victory. While Carlos Sanchez t...

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  • Van Marwijk disappointed with VAR decision after defeat to France
Van Marwijk disappointed with VAR decision after defeat to France

Just 4 minutes later, however, France's Samuel Umtiti made a weird mistake, his flailing arm making contact with a high cross from Aaron Mooy , forcing the referee to award another penalty, which Australian captain Mile Jedinak converted.

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  • Watch fans cause mini quake in Mexico City after game-winning goal
Watch fans cause mini quake in Mexico City after game-winning goal

Ten minutes before halftime PSV Eindhoven star Hirving Lozano scored the only goal of the match - and Mexican supporters in Moscow went wild. "We were very vulnerable because we lost balls going forward and that left gaps. Germany had won their opening World Cup game at each of the previous seven editions, with their only prior loss in 1...

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  • Michael Porter's draft roller coaster takes drastic turns
Michael Porter's draft roller coaster takes drastic turns

An invitation-only medical examination of Missouri freshman star Michael Porter Jr .'s surgically repaired back will go forward on Friday in Chicago, his agent, Mark Bartelstein, told teams in an email Thursday afternoon. Even if he's received a promise from someone near the top of the draft, Porter will want to make it clear to the entire Natio...

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  • Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal charged with ball-tampering by ICC
Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal charged with ball-tampering by ICC

Match officials changed the ball and awarded West Indies five penalty runs over their concern about the suspected altered condition of the ball, prompting the visitors' refusal to take the field at the start of play at the Daren Sammy Stadium.

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  • India overwhelm Test debutants Afghanistan
India overwhelm Test debutants Afghanistan

India , the world's top Test side, clinically dismantled Afghanistan by an innings and 262 runs in the one-off Test here on Thursday. They had two forgettable days of cricket in what was supposed to be a memorable Test. Afghanistan's introduction to the five-day game exposed major weaknesses in a side bundled out twice in a day for 109 and 1...

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  • Messi Missed a Penalty Kick and The Internet's Clapbacks are SAVAGE
Messi Missed a Penalty Kick and The Internet's Clapbacks are SAVAGE

The round of 16 could be beckoning. They had a lot of possession. But it feels like we need to shed a bit more light on Saevarsson, who works a normal job in a salt-packing factory in capital Reykjavik alongside playing for semi-professional club Valur in his native country.

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  • Historic video review helps France top Aussies in World Cup
Historic video review helps France top Aussies in World Cup

After checking images of a tackle from behind by Joshua Risdon on Griezmann, referee Andres Cunha pointed to the penalty spot. France scraped past a plucky Australia thanks to an 80th minute goal from Paul Pogba . It was confirmed by goal line technology. I'm proud but disappointed. "I don't feel like we were beaten by a better team, nearly ...

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  • RP Singh ecstatic after Navdeep Saini included in Indian Test squad
RP Singh ecstatic after Navdeep Saini included in Indian Test squad

I am really happy for them, we really worked hard to get to this position, and hopefully they carry forward the hard-work. "It is a historic test match and an emotional moment for the Afghanistan players". While there are talks that he might play a few games for India A, there's no official word on the matter. While the statement created qu...

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  • Kawhi Leonard Seeking Trade From Spurs
Kawhi Leonard Seeking Trade From Spurs

Leonard is eligible for a five-year, super-max contract worth $219 million, but according to ESPN's Chris Haynes , he is not anxious about turning it down. All of Leonard's nine appearances with the Spurs this season were prior to the All-Star break, none of them coming after January 13. "Philadelphia will need to rely on coach Brett Brown ...

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  • Three things to know about Opening ceremony
Three things to know about Opening ceremony

English singer Robbie Williams began the World Cup by displaying an obscene gesture toward the camera during the opening ceremony. The official song of the Russia World Cup 2018 will be customarily performed ahead of the kick off fixture.

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  • Kevin Durant says he would consider retiring at 35
Kevin Durant says he would consider retiring at 35

As it turns out, when Smith's decision to run out the clock rather than look for a potential game-winning shot contributed to a Game 1 loss, the Warriors had a "good feeling" the series was over. The NBA off-season is just getting started. Durant made it clear that he has little desire to be a team's unquestioned alpha dog, saying that "to be one...

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  • World Cup host Russian Federation spent billions, but will its economy benefit?
World Cup host Russian Federation spent billions, but will its economy benefit?

Russian Federation take on Saudi Arabia in the opening game of the tournament. Heads up, soccer fans: The 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation is coming up. "If you see some assistant referee not raising the flag, it's not because he's making mistakes", said Collina, at the World Cup referees media day on Tuesday.

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  • Canadian Grand Prix: Vettel takes 50th win and F1 championship lead
Canadian Grand Prix: Vettel takes 50th win and F1 championship lead

After leading all three practice sessions, Red Bull driver Max Verstappen will start third, alongside Hamilton. It kept dropping and coming back and dropping and I was like "jeez". He was able to match Ricciardo, who finished fourth, and chased him down but with a one-stop race, tyre management to the fore and the difficulty the current cars pr...

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  • Russian Federation defender plans Ramos treatment for Salah
Russian Federation defender plans Ramos treatment for Salah

Steve Nicol and Craig Burley defend Sergio Ramos for appearing unapologetic upon learning Loris Karius suffered a concussion in the UCL final. 'But to be fair the transfer market is not here [in full flow] yet. The Exploding Heads sound the World Cup horn as Ian Fiveankles breaks down Group A and Anthony interviews the official match ball of the ...

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  • Dwane Casey leading candidate for Pistons coach; Kenny Smith meeting with Gores
Dwane Casey leading candidate for Pistons coach; Kenny Smith meeting with Gores

This alluding to his recent interview for the head coaching job of the Detroit Pistons . "Let's go hang some more banners at the greatest university in the world". Detroit has been looking for a coach for a month since firing Stan Van Gundy , who was also its president of basketball operations. "I love the University of MI", he tweeted Wedne...

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  • Justify leads wire to wire at Belmont to win the Triple Crown
Justify leads wire to wire at Belmont to win the Triple Crown

The forecast calls for a high of 80 degrees and cloudy skies. A crowd capped at 90,000 is expected for a chance to witness history. According to Sports Illustrated , Baffert and Smith had partnered in 2002 on the horse Vindication. Not all horses take well to running in mud, especially sloppy mud. It's not hard for me to imagine Justify losi...

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  • Real Madrid choose to put angry Cristiano Ronaldo up for sale
Real Madrid choose to put angry Cristiano Ronaldo up for sale

We all want Ronaldo to stay and Neymar has our doors wide open. Real Madrid didn't feature Cristiano in their final presentation of the new kits and that's why he doesn't appear in the photo gallery or promotional video. Of course a cynic would say that the noise that he wants to leave is all down to him actually wanting a new contract at the...

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  • Kerr amazed by 'incredible' Durant as Warriors eye Finals sweep
Kerr amazed by 'incredible' Durant as Warriors eye Finals sweep

Golden State , trying to win the Larry O'Brien Trophy for the third time in four years, leads the best-of-seven series, 3-0. They overcame deficits of 17 and 15 points against Houston in the final two games of the Western Conference finals, the second of those on the Rockets' home floor.

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  • Kim Jong-un personally indicated he's prepared to denuclearize: Pompeo
Kim Jong-un personally indicated he's prepared to denuclearize: Pompeo

Before leaving Tokyo, Abe clearly outlined what would need to happen for the summit to be a success: tangible progress on curbing the North's nuclear and ballistic missile programmes, as well as answers about the Japanese nationals kidnapped by Pyongyang in the 1970s and 1980s.

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  • Lyon president reveals Nabil Fekir's transfer to join Liverpool is not close
Lyon president reveals Nabil Fekir's transfer to join Liverpool is not close

L'Equipe says the Reds have agreed a £57.1million deal for Fekir. It looks set to be a landmark summer for Liverpool , with FSG clearly fully invested into Klopp's vision for the club, and Europe's top talent quite clearly fond of a move to Merseyside after a second consecutive fourth place finish and coming agonisingly close to a sixth Champ...

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  • NBA finals 2018: Andre Iguodala to play Game 3
NBA finals 2018: Andre Iguodala to play Game 3

While Curry said immediately after the game the incident was "much ado about nothing", teammate Klay Thompson said it was a "great movie". The reigning National Basketball Association champions looked rattled. Love finished with 20 points and 13 rebounds, just seven points and three rebounds in the second half. Smith had 10 points. More of the ...

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  • How Ariya Jutanugarn flirted with disaster before historic US Open win
How Ariya Jutanugarn flirted with disaster before historic US Open win

In the first use of the new two-hole aggregate playoff for USGA Open championships, it was Kim who gained the advantage after rolling in another monster putt for birdie on the first hole (No. Play finally resumed just after 6 p.m. local time but was halted for the day barely an hour later amid fading light and nearby storm clouds that a few minutes...

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  • United poised to sign defender Diogo Dalot, medical this week
United poised to sign defender Diogo Dalot, medical this week

The 25-year-old was spotted at the club's training ground, Carrington and has agreed a five-year contract, according to Daily star reports. He has a lot of qualities. He has been capped eight times by Brazil after making his global debut in 2014 and is part of the squad for this summer's World Cup in Russian Federation.

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  • Serena Williams' Grand Slam Comeback Cut Short Due To Injury
Serena Williams' Grand Slam Comeback Cut Short Due To Injury

The American pulled out of the match just minutes before she was met to meant Sharapova in the fourth round game. The stunning news was first reported on a French TV channel, which confirmed that the former World No 1 was pulling out of the much-anticipated clash with arch-rival Sharapova because of an arm injury.

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  • Novak Djokovic stunned by 72nd-ranked Marco Cecchinato at French Open 2018
Novak Djokovic stunned by 72nd-ranked Marco Cecchinato at French Open 2018

What can I say? Thiem reached his third successive French Open semi-final with a 6-4, 6-2, 6-1 demolition of a hobbled and exhausted Alexander Zverev who admitted he was close to quitting the tie. "It's incredible", said the 25-year-old who is the first Italian to get this far at a Slam since Corrado Barazzutti at Roland Garros in 1978. ...

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  • How to watch Cavs vs Warriors online or on TV
How to watch Cavs vs Warriors online or on TV

Game 1 was meaningless for them - they didn't have to win their first game on the road. Here is the replay where you can see just how flawless the pass was. Public backlash after the late-game mistakes by his teammates in Game 1 of the finals proves James' point, as the criticism and memes have dominated the Twitterverse and other social media.

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  • Morgan cleared to lead England, Plunkett returns
Morgan cleared to lead England, Plunkett returns

Shahid Afridi - who will be playing his last worldwide match - held the record for the fastest One Day global (ODI) century for a period of 18 years; a 37-ball ton that shot him to fame at the inception of his career. Subsequent x-rays revealed a crack at the top of the ring finger on his right hand. Morgan was forced to withdraw from Thursday's...

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  • Capitals draw 14,485 for Game 2 watch party of Stanley Cup Final
Capitals draw 14,485 for Game 2 watch party of Stanley Cup Final

Game 3 against Vegas Golden Knights is at Capital One Arena on Saturday (8 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS). It's not a fate the Capitals want to continue to tempt moving forward in the series, though. Anything they can put a jersey on, they've got a jersey on; statues, buildings, it's insane. "I think every team is aware of what's going to happen"...

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  • Jokanovic wants Fulham to spend after promotion triumph
Jokanovic wants Fulham to spend after promotion triumph

It's the top of the top. And now, Sessegnon will be playing Premier League football come August, with Fulham fans undoubtedly hoping it will be with them. Steve Bruce , ashen-faced afterwards and clearly ready for a break after a traumatic six months, will nearly certainly have to rebuild in their third and final year of parachute payment...

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  • Rossi: Zidane's Madrid exit hard to understand
Rossi: Zidane's Madrid exit hard to understand

There will be lots of rumours, lots of things said, but I have no news from Real Madrid . The football world is still in shock about Zinedine Zidane's sudden resignation from his role as Real Madrid manager. Regardless of who the new Chelsea manager will be, it looks as though he might have a fight on his hands to keep Alvaro Morata at t...

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  • Zidane: I'm Not Looking For Another Club
Zidane: I'm Not Looking For Another Club

There had been speculation Zidane would have stepped down if his team had lost the final but after securing victory the football world presumed he would stay on. "After three years it needs another voice, another method of work, for this I took this decision". "But as a coach I would like to have a player with same character and capabilities as...

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  • Zidane resigns as Real Madrid head coach in shock announcement
Zidane resigns as Real Madrid head coach in shock announcement

In January this year, Zidane confirmed he signed a contract extension at Real to keep him at the club until 2020 but just a month later said "when I feel there is nothing more to give, I'll walk away". But it is the moment to [leave] here. "I love this club, I love the president who has given me the chance to come as a player and then a manager ...

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  • Spain's Carvajal hopeful to play at FIFA World Cup
Spain's Carvajal hopeful to play at FIFA World Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Champions League four times, scoring in three separate finals and a decisive penalty in the fourth, and he'll be looking to add to both counts against Liverpool. "I am going to try to recover and be available as soon as possible". "What you can not avoid is the feeling you have after the game". I really feel for hi...

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  • Keith Ellison Boycotting NFL Over 'Cowardly & Idiotic' Anthem Policy
Keith Ellison Boycotting NFL Over 'Cowardly & Idiotic' Anthem Policy

Kaepernick filed a grievance last October against NFL owners for collusion, claiming they schemed to keep him off the football field because of his protests not his football ability. Reid joined Kaepernick in his protest and was let go in 2017. All said they were protesting social issues, including law enforcement treatment of African America...

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  • Zidane steps down as Real Madrid coach
Zidane steps down as Real Madrid coach

Last week, Gareth Bale came off the bench to score twice, including one of the all-time great goals in a Champions League final, as Real beat Liverpool 3-1 in Kiev on Saturday to take the trophy for the third year running. Zidane may not be the only big-name exit at the Bernabeu. There's never a boring moment at Real Madrid . "I love this club...

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  • Manchester United set to swoop for £17.4m Porto wonderkid Diego Dalot
Manchester United set to swoop for £17.4m Porto wonderkid Diego Dalot

United have resolved to meet Dalot's buyout clause of €20 million (£17.5m/$23m), and a source close to the operation says the Red Devils are hoping to have the deal done before the week is out. Dalot would be Antonio Valencia's replacement, with Mourinho aware that the right-back is coming towards the end of his career. The Telegraph claim that...

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  • Argentina Beats Haiti in Friendly as Lionel Messi Registers Hat Trick
Argentina Beats Haiti in Friendly as Lionel Messi Registers Hat Trick

Messi has spent his entire senior career with Barcelona , winning countless major honours and scoring 552 goals , and has vowed that he will never represent a continental rival, with Manchester City having previously attempted to sign the forward .

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  • Burnside: Vegas welcomes Washington to its playoff club
Burnside: Vegas welcomes Washington to its playoff club

Sorry if this has been said, but those Connolly and Backstrom goals were the first the Caps have ever scored in the first period of a SCF game. In Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals, the Golden Knights maintained a lead for only 22:50 minutes.

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  • Martin Brundle: Daniel Ricciardo delivers under pressure for deserved Monaco win
Martin Brundle: Daniel Ricciardo delivers under pressure for deserved Monaco win

We had a lot to deal with during the race". Two years ago, Verstappen also started from the back after the same crash in qualifying. Pirelli had three tyre compounds at the race, Supersoft, Ultrasoft, and Hypersoft. Ricciardo was asked if he was relieved that he does not need to overtake Verstappen on Sunday. A strong drive from Verstappen, gai...

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  • Capitals Vs. Golden Knights Live Stream
Capitals Vs. Golden Knights Live Stream

Vegas Golden Knights fans who were unable to purchase tickets to a Stanley Cup Final game against the Washington Capitals still have a chance to secure tickets! Ryan Reaves , who scored the game-tying goal after a questionable non-call , was less diplomatic, saying "it was a late blindside hit like Wilson always does".

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  • Houston Rockets v Golden State Warriors
Houston Rockets v Golden State Warriors

The MVP frontrunner promptly got skewered on social media for the perceived lack of sportsmanship. "It's the worst thing that could happen to him", Houston coach Mike D'Antoni said of Paul, referring to the emotional hit taken by the All-Star guard to miss out on the game that could have sent him to the finals for the first time .

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  • Shane Watson inspires Stephen Fleming's Chennai Super Kings to third IPL title
Shane Watson inspires Stephen Fleming's Chennai Super Kings to third IPL title

Sent in to bat, SRH made an unhurried start. Faf du Plessis had scored the first boundary (four) in the over. Incoming batsman Deepak Hooda (3) fell cheaply in the 17th over which saw Brathwaite joining Yusuf. At the auction, CSK were criticised for picking up nine players in their 30s including Shane Watson and Ambati Rayudu , who eventually we...

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  • Thompson scores 35, Warriors force Game 7 in West finals
Thompson scores 35, Warriors force Game 7 in West finals

The Lakers' 49 points in the third quarter of Game 1 of their Western Conference Semifinals matchup with the Warriors helped erase what was a seven-point deficit at halftime. He's got good genes, he should thank his mum and dad for that. This Houston group hasn't been to the Finals, and they haven't been to a Game 7 in the Conference Finals (th...

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  • How to watch National Basketball Association playoffs online or on TV
How to watch National Basketball Association playoffs online or on TV

James' teams are 5-2 in Game 7s. We've got to play well, and we understand that. "That's no excuse, so we're looking forward to it". The game began ominously for the Cavs as Love was forced to leave following his violent collision with Tatum.

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  • Tyronn Lue more concerned with offense than defense vs. Celtics
Tyronn Lue more concerned with offense than defense vs. Celtics

BOSTON - For perhaps the first time this postseason and certainly during the Eastern Conference finals , LeBron James showed some signs of fatigue Wednesday night as the Boston Celtics took a 3-2 series lead with a 96-83 Game 5 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers .

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  • The Rockets Defeat The Warriors in EPIC Game 5!
The Rockets Defeat The Warriors in EPIC Game 5!

He will be re-evaluated when the Rockets return to Houston , according to the team . They are convinced they can win this year. Those concepts have suddenly gone missing. He said the soreness diminished significantly between Games 3 and 4. The lack of complementary scoring has plummeted recently. Houston overpowered a 12-points score defi...

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