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Shaquille O'Neal Advises LeBron Not to Make Same Mistakes


While he wasn't playing at LeBron's level late in his career, he does know what it was like to bounce around from team to team in order to try and sneak an extra ring. ESPN reporter Adrian Wojnarowski said last week that the two superstars will have a conversation once free agency begins about the possibility of pairing up together in Los Angeles with the Lakers. Read More »

US Open 2018: Dustin Johnson refuses to slam officials over course set-up

But a amusing thing happened simultaneously: Koepka's desire went the other way, inflating until it was ready to burst. "I've never seen golf course change that quickly", Rose said. Then, realizing the implications of being Mr. Back-to-Back, Koepka said, in an aside to himself, "Going to get kind of impossible". Reed, though, couldn't keep up the momentum after bogeys at 10, 11 and 12. Read More »

Zlatan Ibrahimovic blasts Paul Pogba critics with big claim


Australia captain Mile Jedinak had briefly equalized from the penalty spot in the 62nd after Samuel Umtiti handled the ball in the area. Risdon believes he got the ball first before touching the Les Bleus striker. It's the ideal start for France , whose ambition is to finish at the top of a group that also includes Peru and Denmark. "He has a big salary and always plays at the big matches and tournaments". Read More »

A Former College Football Player Was Found Dead Near His Team’s Stadium


Investigators say Leiato's body was discovered by a passerby several hours after the crash scene had been cleared. The woman discovered the body just before 7 a.m. All three charges were misdemeanors. Leiato had 14 tackles in 2017. Oregon head coach Mario Cristobal and athletic director Rob Mullens issued a statement on the death of the former Ducks player, per Tyson Alger of The Oregonian: "We are saddened to learn of the passing of Fotu, and our thoughts are with his family and ... Read More »

Queiroz calls for unity and fairness after Iran beat Morocco


Suddenly, Iran's blighted and frustrating World Cup buildup - the scrapped friendly matches, the sportswear sanctions from the United States that prevented players from wearing their favorite soccer shoes - didn't matter anymore. 2018 FIFA World Cup Group B Points Table: Iran Takes Lead in Team Standings Ahead of Portugal, Spain, and Morocco . However, their preparations for the tournament were disrupted on Tuesday when Nike said it had withdrawn its supply of boots to Iranian ... Read More »

Tiger packing two putters at US Open


A sense of history often helps in major championships. He hit one drive past Johnson on the par-5 fifth hole Tuesday that left him a 2-iron to the front of the green. Tiger Woods said that the greens were not quite up to speed yet but as the course dried out, it would be "another great U.S. Open test". Furthermore, he's remarkably only finished outside the top-23 in one tournament since the 2017 PGA Championship, which took place back in August. Read More »

Roger Federer reaches final of Stuttgart Open, reclaims No 1 ranking


The Swiss great, who is assured of reclaiming the No. 1 ranking from Rafael Nadal on Monday, broke at 1-1 in the opening set and held his nerve in the second, where Raonic double-faulted. "I'm just concentrating on the job to hand, trying to do it well". "It's nice that it happened but I've other problems", said Federer, playing his first tournament since March. Read More »

Russian Federation 2018: Pogba helps France beat Australia


Earlier, it was a bad lack of concentration from Samuel Umtiti in the 60th minute that saw Australia's captain Mile Jedinak scoring the equaliser from the penalty spot for the Socceroos. Clear-cut chances were hard to find in the remainder of the first half, though, with the excellent Trent Sainsbury and Mark Milligan doing a superb job in the heart of Australia's defence. Read More »

Mickelson swats moving ball with putter

Allen reports that the USGA are satisfied with levying a two stroke penalty. "I've never seen anything like that from a world-class player in my life", unusual said. That's was John Daly's reasoning when he pulled a similar stunt at the 1999 U.S. Open at Pinehurst, saying it was his response to poor pin positions. Read More »

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


Pogba, 25, later posted a photograph of himself with the shin pad on Twitter, with the message: "Dad, this one's for you". "I think that he is the boss since the Euro already", he said Wednesday. "That's just the start, it's definitely not over for us". " He's also a human being, and everyone makes mistakes ". But Paul Pogba won a tight match for the 1998 champions when his shot bounced over the line off the crossbar in the 81st minute. Read More »

Five Things We Learned From Argentina And Iceland’s Stalemate


He denied Messi had too much responsibility, saying it was natural to build a team around such a phenomenally talented player. Now this is probably unfair given how it is harder to win global tournaments now compared to years gone by, but Messi will once again have incredible pressure on his shoulders for that very reason. Read More »

Allegri claims he rejected Real Madrid ahead of Lopetegui´s appointment


In the stadium, I always hear the shouts of support that motivate me and when I walk through Madrid people always come up to me and show me their support, they say "don't go, we love you". Chelsea , however, are yet to confirm who will replace Conte, who is widely tipped to leave, while Spain's Julen Lopetegui caused a scandal by taking the Madrid post just days before the World Cup began. Read More »

Johnson in 4-way tie after day of survival at US Open


This caused quite a bit of problems for numerous big names at the top of the leaderboard, including world number one Dustin Johnson , who entered the day with a four-stroke lead as the only player under par . Woods closed with back-to-back birdies to salvage a 72. Koepka made only two birdies in a hard-earned round of 72, leaving him in position to become the first back-to-back victor of the U.S. Read More »

Heartbreak for Cueva as Poulsen strike gives Denmark victory over Peru


Cueva had the best chance to open the scoring just before half-time when Peru were awarded a penalty. It was to prove a costly miss, and Peru must be more clinical if they are to have any chance of qualifying. Midfielder Christian Eriksen is expected to lead the Danes after scoring 11 goals in World Cup qualifying match and a hat trick in the decisive playoff that clinched Denmark's place in Russian Federation. Read More »

Tiger Woods living in denial following brutal U.S. Open

Woods said he would take the week off before playing the National and then heading to Carnoustie, Scotland, for the British Open. "I got lucky", Bummolo said. Open. You just never know in this tournament. "Our whole careers are pretty much measured (by the majors) and one year (2000), I did it three times". Read More »

Saudi footballers to be penalised for Russia drubbing


Organizers prepared three tents that are adapted to receive visitors daily and without any charge, and the main tent takes almost 600 people. Yet given Saudi Arabia's high turnover of coaches, including a previous mid-World Cup sacking, the Argentine-born Pizzi could well be on his way before he gets a chance to try and rectify the situation. Read More »

17-Year Old New Zealand Cricketer Slam Double Century In An Odi


The innings of Amelia also came against a weak Ireland side. Interestingly, Kerr was born 2 years and 10 months after Belinda's record-breaking act against Denmark in Mumbai . It ensured Kerr to play freely and score the record innings in no time. Recently, New Zealand Women broke the world record for the highest one-day global score by posting a huge 490/4 total against Ireland in Dublin on Friday. Read More »

What cities, venues could host North America's 2026 World Cup?


Morocco secured 65 votes, with the one remaining going to "none of the bids ". "From the bottom of our hearts a big, big, big thank you to you Mr Putin for making us really feel part of the same team", Infantino said. There are three in Canada and three in Mexico. If the United bid was capable of covering three different countries, then maybe Africa should propose a bid with the entire continent. Read More »

Afghanistan fight back as India reach 347-6 in historic Test


Afghanistan join the exclusive club of Test cricket playing nations when they face India in a single Test match that will also serve as a warm-up for India's tour of England . Yes, we are going to focus on our strengths and our positives, without thinking about Afghanistan . Khan was one of the three Afghan players in this year's Indian Premier League - Pakistani cricketers are now systematically barred from IPL - and proved one of its most unsafe bowlers. Read More »

Michael Porter Jr. cancels second pro day because of strained hip


He woke up Thursday feeling muscle spasms. Many recruit rankings deemed Porter the No. 1 prospect in his class coming out of high school. The NBA draft will be held on Thursday, June 21. As Amick notes, Porter canceled his workout due to a hip issue that reportedly could be tied to the back injury that caused him to miss all but three games during his lone season at Missouri. Read More »

Welcome to Test cricket: Afghanistan rolled twice in day by India


They also became the team to play the fewest number of overs an inaugural Test their inaugural Test. It was the 21st time that a Test had finished inside two days and just the fourth that a team was bowled out twice in a day. Test cricket's newest entrant was faced with a mountain to climb after India finishing batting. "They know what to do", Rahane said. Earlier in the day, India posted a strong 474 after Pandya scored a half-century to build on the solid foundation laid by ... Read More »

Ranked England set for Australia challenge in opening ODI match


England bounced back from their humiliating defeat to Scotland with a three-wicket victory over an under-par Australia in the opening one-day global at the Oval. "Following our first Test Match broadcasts past year, fans of T20 and ODI will now be taken closer to the action, excitement, and drama than ever before when Australia and India visit from June". Read More »

Kyrie Irving In Final Year Of Celtics Contract, Addresses Long-Term Future


As long as his knee or another body part doesn't give teams cause for serious long-term concern next season, waiting will prove to be a lucrative decision for Irving. If Irving was still playing for the Cavaliers last season, most people believe that the outcome of the NBA Finals 2018 would be different. If, however, they do not meet the expectations, and struggle more than people expected the next question is with Danny Ainge . Read More »

Iran have chance of beating Morocco: Carlos Queiroz

We have addressed this concern to Federation Internationale de Football Association and the minimum Nike should do is to apologise to them ( Iran's players). That run includes 22 matches and even saw Iran as the first team to qualify for Russian Federation. Aziz Bouhaddouz of Morocco (not pictured) scores an own goal past Monir El Kajoui for Iran's match-winning goal in stoppage time . Read More »

Kawhi Leonard wants to leave Spurs, Lakers favored


The development is the latest in the Spurs-Leonard saga, which saw disagreements over how to handle Leonard's injury drive a wedge between the two sides. This appears to be the end of the unusual saga, in which Leonard played just nine games a year ago while nursing a quad injury. Expect the 2014 DPOY to be dealt by draft night, as the Spurs will be looking to grab a top pick in this year's draft for Kawhi if they can't trade him for another All-Star talent. Read More »

Chelsea travel to Huddersfield on the opening day


United do at least get to kick-off the new Premier League season at home when Leicester City visit Old Trafford on August 11, before an away trip to Brighton and then another home match against Spurs. However, the Reds are still some way from being a Premier League-winning outfit. Mourinho believes that Liverpool have an unfair advantage after the first draft of the 2018/19 fixture list was revealed on Thursday. Read More »

Twitter reacts to Tiger Woods' brutal start at US Open

Then Woods steadied. He never looked like a three-time U.S. Open victor - most recently in 2008 - but he played the rest of the front side in 1 under. "I was anxious about running the putt by because it's downhill on the other side". "I didn't enjoy it at all, I have to say", said the European Ryder Cup stalwart. Read More »