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Whittaker Makes the Mark; Romero Does Not Whittaker Makes the Mark; Romero Does Not
- June 09, 2018

Given that he was competing for the UFC belt, he had to make "championship weight" of 185lbs or under. At this time, it is unclear if he will the fight will proceed and what terms might be negotiated if so. There was no announcement on any stipulations being added, but Romero complained that the commission ended up giving him just one hour, not two, to cut to the weight limit. (more...)
Thiem books spot in French Open final Thiem books spot in French Open final
- June 09, 2018

Nadal saved three break points at 1-all in the opening set and another three at 4-all. "But all my semi-finals in Grand Slams were against them". " I will keep it for the final and after I will tell you ". He suffered a worrying power cut in the second set, slipping to 5-0 down on a double break, wasting his seventh break point out of seven on the way. (more...)
Man Utd inform Tottenham they're willing to do Martial business Man Utd inform Tottenham they're willing to do Martial business
- June 09, 2018

Martial was left out of France's squad for the 2018 World Cup meaning a deal could be finalised swiftly if the two clubs agree on a fee. While he is yet to realise his potential, he has the time to fulfil it. Reports from Daily Mail claim that United are open to selling the youngster, but are desperate to recoup most of what they spent on his signature not so long ago. (more...)
Conor McGregor Says He Was Originally Set to Fight at UFC 224 Conor McGregor Says He Was Originally Set to Fight at UFC 224
- June 09, 2018

The UFC has not yet announced whether the fight will continue, or what stipulations will be added. Yoel Romero appeared to be in significant discomfort after missing weight for his planned UFC 225 headliner against Robert Whittaker . McGregor faces three charges of misdemeanor assault and one count of felony criminal mischief and is due in court June 14. 'Made it to number four on the Forbes list this year, ' McGregor wrote on social media. (more...)
These are the top 10 highest paid sports stars in the world These are the top 10 highest paid sports stars in the world
- June 09, 2018

The latest list features athletes from 11 different sports, with basketball leading the way with 40 contenders. The Forbes data reveals that the 100 highest-paid athletes earned a collective $3.8bn during the past 12 months - that's a 23 per cent increase from the previous year. (more...)
Suzie Bates Stars as New Zealand Women Smash Record ODI Total Suzie Bates Stars as New Zealand Women Smash Record ODI Total
- June 09, 2018

Maddy Green minted the Ireland bowlers to score 121 off 105 balls with 17 fours and two sixes. Amelia Kerr's 45-ball 81 and Bernadine Bezuidenhout's 15-ball 23 gave new Zealand a flourishing finish which saw them post, what appeared to be an nearly unachievable target. (more...)
Max Verstappen threatens to HEADBUTT someone after this question Max Verstappen threatens to HEADBUTT someone after this question
- June 09, 2018

In the end it was a bit better so we made some improvements. It was pretty dramatic in Baku, when Verstappen and Ricciardo were running 4-5 with a chance to reach the podium when they bumped tires while jockeying for position. "Obviously if something happened in practice, we'd probably have to take one". "We've got good momentum right now and it's a circuit where it's tricky to overtake so you don't want to be starting 10th or 15th, or somewhere down there. (more...)
Sharapova hits back at Williams in book row Sharapova hits back at Williams in book row
- June 09, 2018

The clay courts of Roland Garros host the second Grand Slam of the season. Marin Cilic has completed the lineup of quarterfinalists in the men's draw at the French Open after beating Fabio Fognini of Italy 6-4, 6-1, 3-6, 6-7 (4), 6-3. (more...)
Leicester activate Jonny Evans release clause Leicester activate Jonny Evans release clause
- June 09, 2018

According to various outlets, the Foxes have moved for the defender following the West Midlands' club's relegation from the Premier League and will pay the £3.5million escape clause in the defender's contract. However, he was allowed to leave Old Trafford by Louis van Gaal three years ago, joining West Brom. Amalgamating the various dribs and drabs being reported, it would appear that Evans is as good as a Leicester player, with the fee being paid to the Baggies in two lumps. (more...)
Madison Keys vs Sloane Stephens, French Open 2018 Madison Keys vs Sloane Stephens, French Open 2018
- June 08, 2018

This is Robinson's 19th French Open for NBC . Serena Williams' coach tells The Associated Press that they were holding out hope her French Open match against Maria Sharapova might be postponed because of rain. Keys appears to have made more progress in her clay game than any of her semifinal peers, perhaps because she's had the most room to grow. Having passed her first real test against Russia's Daria Kasatkina in quarterfinals, she will be very wary of her fellow countrywoman wh ... (more...)
Team Sky wins Criterium du Dauphine team time trial Team Sky wins Criterium du Dauphine team time trial
- June 08, 2018

Team Sky - looking to win the race for the sixth time in eight years - finished the 35km stage in 36 minutes 33 seconds. Team time trial world champions Team Sunweb will be first off the ramp at 14:50 local time with three minutes separating each team. (more...)
UFC 225 Weigh-in Results: Yoel Romero Misses Weight for Title Fight
- June 08, 2018

Meanwhile, the interim welterweight title will be on the line as Rafael dos Anjos (169) finally meets Colby Covington (169) in the co-main event. McGregor could have potentially won a title in a third class in the fight, which no UFC fighter has accomplished. (more...)
FA confirms two-week winter break for English soccer FA confirms two-week winter break for English soccer
- June 08, 2018

To help create space in the calendar the Football Association will move the FA Cup fifth round to midweek and there will be no replays. Pep Guardiola most recently stated that the festive period was "killing" his players. The FA's chief executive Martin Glenn added: "This is a significant moment for English football and one that we believe will greatly benefit both club and country. (more...)
Muguruza mauls Maria to seal semis spot with Halep Muguruza mauls Maria to seal semis spot with Halep
- June 08, 2018

Simona Halep clawed her way back to claim the second set 6-3 and send the quarter-final match against Angelique Kerber into a third set. Considering she had never beaten Sharapova in three previous meetings Muguruza could have been excused some outpouring of emotion as the Russian dumped a backhand into the net on match point. (more...)
Thiem wins 1st set Thiem wins 1st set
- June 08, 2018

Our panelists offer their predictions on both matches. "It's tough to speak now, " the del Potro said. That year, he came so close to beating Roger Federer-and that remains Federer's only Roland Garros crown. Yesh: Cecchinato's run here has been unreal. "I don't give much attention to those studies". "It has been a long time without a good feeling in my body". (more...)
Muhammad Ali may be next on Trump's pardons list Muhammad Ali may be next on Trump's pardons list
- June 08, 2018

I'm thinking about that seriously. Ali, who died on June 3, 2016, refused to enter the military during the Vietnam War, declaring himself a conscientious objector. " Many of those names have been treated unfairly". "We're looking at them", Trump said. The president says he is considering as many as 3,000 pardons, according to Fox News , adding that the pardoning power is "a handsome thing". (more...)
Dominic Thiem reaches French Open final with win over Marco Cecchinato
- June 08, 2018

The 24-year-old broke the resistance of Cecchinato and ultimately cruised through the third to win in straight sets to reach Sunday's final, where he will meet the victor of the second semi-final between world No 1 and 10-time Roland Garros champion Rafael Nadal or Argentine fifth seed Juan Martin del Potro . (more...)
MotoGP champion Marquez tests Toro Rosso F1 auto MotoGP champion Marquez tests Toro Rosso F1 auto
- June 08, 2018

The Repsol Honda rider, advised by former Red Bull F1 racer Mark Webber and watched by retired triple champion Niki Lauda , drove a V8 engined auto liveried in Toro Rosso colours at the test. In MotoGP , the 32-year-old Spaniard he has earned 31 victories and was runner-up in the MotoGP Championship on three occasions, though he never claimed a title. (more...)
Paddy Jackson has been officially signed by French club Perpignan Paddy Jackson has been officially signed by French club Perpignan
- June 08, 2018

The club's sporting director Christian Lanta welcomed the player, describing Jackson as a "proven kicker" and a "talented playmaker" who would bring the benefit of his worldwide experience to the club. Their contracts were revoked after an internal review of the high-profile case which brought to light a number of sexually explicit and offensive WhatsApp exchanges between the players. (more...)
Harry Kane close to signing new Tottenham Hotspur deal Harry Kane close to signing new Tottenham Hotspur deal
- June 08, 2018

Kane, who has been included in the PFA Premier League Team of the Year for the last four seasons, is also a previous victor of the PFA Young Player of the Year in 2015 and has won the Premier League Golden Boot on two occasions. Tottenham played their home fixtures at Wembley Stadium for the entirety of last season. Kane's previous contract which he signed back in December 2016 was worth more than £100,000-a-week. (more...)
Donald Trump says he may pardon late boxing champion Muhammad Ali
- June 08, 2018

Trump said he was considering a number of other pardons too and said that the pardoning power was "a handsome thing" for presidents. Trump told reporters as he left the White House for a meeting with in Canada with USA allies that his team was "looking at literally thousands of names" of people for potential pardons because they were treated unfairly or their sentences are too long. (more...)
FREE Taco Bell Doritos Locos Taco on June 13
- June 08, 2018

It's part of Taco Bell's "Steal a Game, Steal a Taco" promotion. All that means is that the road team-in this case, the Warriors-have to win a game on the home team's territory. The Golden State Warriors face off against the Cleveland Cavaliers in game four this Friday. In an odd statistic, the folks over at For The Win figured out that LeBron James is now 0-6 in games when he has a chance to win free tacos for everybody. (more...)
Manuel Lanzini Ruled Out of Argentina's 2018 World Cup After Rupturing ACL Manuel Lanzini Ruled Out of Argentina's 2018 World Cup After Rupturing ACL
- June 08, 2018

The midfielder has scored one goal in his four caps for Argentina and worked his way into Sampaoli's starting XI in World Cup qualifying. Argentina confirmed midfielder Manuel Lanzini will miss the 2018 FIFA World Cup after suffering an anterior cruciate ligament injury just six days before the tournament kicks off. (more...)
Fury says 'never felt better' ahead of comeback fight Fury says 'never felt better' ahead of comeback fight
- June 08, 2018

Fury, though, is supremely confident in his own abilities to the extent that he believes there is no man alive who is able to defeat him, and that he can handle Joshua and Wilder easily. "I'm happy, very happy to be back", said Fury, who undertook his open training session at the National Football Museum wearing a pair of black and white "Dalmatian" cropped shorts to raise awareness of testicular cancer. (more...)
CM Punk Not Looking Good Days Before His Next UFC Fight CM Punk Not Looking Good Days Before His Next UFC Fight
- June 08, 2018

However, it could have done a real number on his body. There have been countless rumors over the last few years regarding CM Punk returning to WWE or wrestling with any promotion, but there has never been anything concrete. "I've always had an extremely passionate fan base". "I jumped to the WWE and the perceived notion was I became more successful". I got to touch more people's lives and influence more people and perform in front of more people, and that was a great thing. (more...)
Patriots' Edelman facing 4-game suspension over banned substance use Patriots' Edelman facing 4-game suspension over banned substance use
- June 08, 2018

One league source said Edelman was appealing, as he has never tested positive despite taking "hundreds of tests". Can Tom Brady , Bill Belichick & Co. "Just some personal reasons for me". "I've never talked about my contract", Brady said. "Obviously, I evaluate last season and things I can do better. (more...)
Belgium 3-0 Egypt Belgium 3-0 Egypt
- June 08, 2018

Among CONCACAF sides, Mexico are 15th as they prepare to contest the World Cup with Costa Rica up to 23rd and Panama stable at 55th. "We are good players, we all play in the big games in England, in Italy and in Spain, so we know what to do". (more...)
US, Canada, Mexico joint World Cup bid charms Zim US, Canada, Mexico joint World Cup bid charms Zim
- June 08, 2018

The London-born midfielder goes on to discuss America's growing passion for the game and talks about his experiences of playing in Canada and the United States and against Mexico, where he says love for football is ingrained. The one-year deadline would begin during a blockade of Qatar begun one year ago by regional rivals including Saudi Arabia, who in that time have seemed more influential in FIFA's business. (more...)
LeBron’s Honest Explanation as to Why He Left Cavs in 2010 LeBron’s Honest Explanation as to Why He Left Cavs in 2010
- June 08, 2018

It has been a hectic year in Cleveland, and after tons of shakeup to the roster during last offseason, the Cavaliers flipped things around even more during the regular season with a series of moves at the trade deadline. Though he already expressed his desire to stay in Golden State, Durant told Sam Amick of USA Today that anything can happen in free agency. Considering that fact, statements made by James on Thursday morning offered a pretty legitimate cause for concern regarding James' ... (more...)
Liverpool speaks on Sadio Mane agreeing to join Real Madrid Liverpool speaks on Sadio Mane agreeing to join Real Madrid
- June 08, 2018

According to AS, Mauricio Pochettino , Joachim Löw, Massimiliano Allegri, Jurgen Klopp and Julian Nagelsmann refused to head Real Madrid . The Frenchman won all there was to at the Bernabeu, including a record three successive Champions League titles. (more...)

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