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Harper headlines Home Run Derby field, will face Freeman Harper headlines Home Run Derby field, will face Freeman
- July 17, 2018

Many , including myself to an extent, believe the Home Run Derby can have a negative effect on a player in the short term when it comes to their swing. From their homes, fans can step into Marlins Park in Miami, Nationals Park, and Progressive Field in Cleveland to hit home runs and tally as many points as possible in the timed home run competition. (more...)
Maine's Congressional Delegation Is Critical Of Trump's Summit Comments Maine's Congressional Delegation Is Critical Of Trump's Summit Comments
- July 17, 2018

The positive feeling was echoed by Putin, who said that the meeting marked the first steps to restore "an acceptable level of trust" between both nations. Even the USA, which guarantees freedom of press under the First Amendment, was only ranked 45th in the index, down two spots from past year. Senior Republican Senator John McCain called Trump's press conference "disgraceful" and a "low point" for the USA presidency. (more...)
Lyon president gives transfer update on Nabil Fekir's move to Liverpool Lyon president gives transfer update on Nabil Fekir's move to Liverpool
- July 17, 2018

Fekir came close to signing with Liverpool before the World Cup , only for the Reds and Lyon to fail to agree terms. Fekir completed a medical at France's Clairefontaine training base and had even conducted interviews with Liverpool's media team. (more...)
Lakers’ LeBron James skipping next week’s Team USA minicamp Lakers’ LeBron James skipping next week’s Team USA minicamp
- July 17, 2018

Lakers fans roared as James came out of the Thomas & Mack tunnel to take his courtside seat seconds before the Lakers faced the Pistons in the opening game of the Summer League quarterfinals. At the pre-season tournament that typically gives rookies and young playmakers a chance to hone their skills and make their case for roster spots in the regular season, James created a sensation when he arrived to watch the Lakers' game clad in gold Lakers shorts and purple shoes. (more...)
Mesut Ozil to travel with Arsenal for pre-season tour of Singapore Mesut Ozil to travel with Arsenal for pre-season tour of Singapore
- July 17, 2018

Arsenal are in talks with Sevilla about signing Steven Nzonzi but the Gunners will likely have to sell to fund a move for the Frenchman, sources have told The Sport Review . "But it's also important for them [to have] the holidays, because the season is very, very hard, it's very, very long, and they need the holidays". "I want to work with him with a new way and with an ambition to continue with this quality and help with this quality, getting better with the team". (more...)
Rush Limbaugh Ravages US Media Over Coverage of Trump-Putin Summit Rush Limbaugh Ravages US Media Over Coverage of Trump-Putin Summit
- July 17, 2018

The Human Rights Campaign placed banners on Finland's Presidential Palace on Sunday which target Putin for the treatment of Chechnya's LGBTQ population, and Greenpeace placed two banners atop the city's Kallio church calling on both leaders to " Warm Our Hearts, Not Our Planet ". (more...)
Croatia skipper wins World Cup Golden Ball
- July 17, 2018

With England 1-0 up thanks to a stunning free kick from Kieran Trippier, Gareth Southgate's side were so close to doubling their advantage when Harry Kane found himself with a golden opportunity close to the Croatia goal. Mbappe, Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo and Russia's Denis Cheryshev also scored four goals, but lost out on the assists tiebreaker. The 2002 World Cup-winning forward further went on to praise Mbappe for maintaining control on the field, even when he does not have the ... (more...)
Barcelona offer Andre Gomes to Chelsea for Kante Barcelona offer Andre Gomes to Chelsea for Kante
- July 17, 2018

Kante will be returning to Premier League action with Chelsea this season and will be hoping to impress his new manager Maurizio Sarri whose move from Napoli was confirmed on Saturday. He's worth two midfielders. But when France midfielder Blaise Matuidi told Kante that he got the better of Argentina's talisman, the Chelsea midfielder wasn't having any of it. (more...)
Putin and Trump's furious ROW over nuclear war attack video
- July 17, 2018

The two men held almost two hours of closed-door talks in the Finnish capital Helsinki on Monday. Trump stunned a post-summit joint news conference with Putin in which he seemed to buy the Russian strongman's denials . "I called him a competitor and a good competitor he is. I think that's an incredible offer". Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said the summit was a " missed opportunity by President Trump to firmly hold Russian Federation accountable for 2016 meddling and deliver ... (more...)
Wayne Rooney says he 'wants to win' after victorious DC United debut Wayne Rooney says he 'wants to win' after victorious DC United debut
- July 17, 2018

With the pace not going United's way, Rooney entered the game in the 58th minute, and the momentum seemed to swing to the host club. Looking at a one-goal deficit as the second half started, the Whitecaps came out firing on all cylinders, controlling the pace and putting a lot of pressure on United's back line. (more...)
James Vince set for England return in India ODI series decider James Vince set for England return in India ODI series decider
- July 17, 2018

Morgan questioned the value of bilateral series because it can be hard to manufacture the sort of situations that can occur in tournament play. The Hampshire captain, missing from England action since making 76 in the final Test against New Zealand earlier this year, is on stand-by to replace Jason Roy, who damaged a finger fielding in the second one-day worldwide at Lord's. (more...)
Why Willian could be on his way out of Chelsea Why Willian could be on his way out of Chelsea
- July 17, 2018

Alderweireld's 2017-18 campaign was largely disrupted by a hamstring injury which initially ruled him out of action for four months, with a recurrence of that problem further delaying his return. The players are at a good level and being decisive players for their countries. The centre-back, however, went to the World Cup with Belgium and started all but one game as the Red Devils finished third in Russian Federation. (more...)
Croatians give heroes' welcome to World Cup squad Croatians give heroes' welcome to World Cup squad
- July 17, 2018

France defeated Croatia by 4-2 on Sunday afternoon but L'Equipe felt that many of their players did not perform well in the victory . The French president was a delighted man and he was spotted passionately celebrating from the stands of Luzhniki Stadium during the action-packed final. (more...)
Ajax Agree Fee With Manchester United For Daley Blind Ajax Agree Fee With Manchester United For Daley Blind
- July 16, 2018

Blind, who has also been linked with Inter Milan and Roma, returned to Carrington on Wednesday for the start of preseason training . Blind made over 140 appearances for Ajax before joining United in 2014, and Van der Sar has paid tribute to the Dutchman as a move draws closer. (more...)
Argentinean Matthysse gears up for Pacquiao showdown Argentinean Matthysse gears up for Pacquiao showdown
- July 16, 2018

Knock-out specialist Matthysse has finished 36 of his 39 wins inside the distance and took the vacant WBA belt after an eighth-round stoppage of Thailand's Teerachai Sithmorseng in January. In a conversation with this writer after the presscon, Pacquiao said: "I don't blame him for saying that, He was just expressing his feeling". Matthysse's last defeat came against Ukrainian Viktor Postol for a WBC super lightweight world title fight in October 2015. (more...)
France and Croatia at full strength for World Cup final
- July 16, 2018

The performance of sides like Croatia, Belgium, Sweden, Uruguay and Russian Federation and the rise of others like Japan, Senegal and South Korea made this a most entertaining, suspenseful and globalised World Cup. Against such a strong side as France, you must not make mistakes. "It's already won", he tells me confidently. Clearly it had the necessary camaraderie, which seemed even clearer when Griezmann said: "We live well together since the start". (more...)
EPL: Rio Ferdinand challenge Mourinho to ‘unlock’ Pogba at Manchester United EPL: Rio Ferdinand challenge Mourinho to ‘unlock’ Pogba at Manchester United
- July 16, 2018

Incidentally, Pogba has claimed his World Cup winners' medal at the same venue in the Russian capital - the Luzhniki Stadium - where United won the Champions League in 2008, on one of the most dramatic nights in the club's illustrious history. (more...)
Amazon Prime Day - July 16 - to Feature 1 Million Plus Deals Amazon Prime Day - July 16 - to Feature 1 Million Plus Deals
- July 16, 2018

Hey Amazon Primers, guess what day is right around the corner: Prime Day 2018! Now, when the big day is here, you'll know which items have deals by the blue "Prime Day Deal " badge. When is Amazon Prime Day? You can sign up as a trial member for one month if you want. If you're looking to upgrade your mesh Wi-Fi, expect some deals this Prime Day . (more...)
World Cup afterglow lifts up conflicted France
- July 16, 2018

People wrapped in flags and dressed in insane hats, and one man spotted totally nude except for the tricolor, marched down the avenue where France displayed its military might a day earlier for Bastille Day. "Croatia has fallen as a hero!' proclaimed the Index news portal". And Charles de Gaulle - Etoile at the top of the Champs Elysées on line 2 has simply been named "On a 2 Etoiles" (We have 2 stars) in reference to the fact that France has now won the World Cup twice and their shirts can ... (more...)
Putin shows who’s the boss, all he needs is an umbrella Putin shows who’s the boss, all he needs is an umbrella
- July 16, 2018

It is to be played in a reduced timeframe of around 28 days, with the final being held on 18 December 2022, which is also Qatar National Day. Grabar-Kitarovic had been making headlines and winning hearts from across the globe with some heartwarming gestures on her Russian World Cup trip. (more...)
Dee Devlin and Conor McGregor are expecting their second child Dee Devlin and Conor McGregor are expecting their second child
- July 16, 2018

McGregor is now awaiting his next court date in NY for his highly-publicized assault on a bus containing UFC lightweight champion before April's UFC 223 . Casting aspersions on his claim that Putin was the "greatest", Trent Reinsmith wrote: 'Next person to interview McGregor needs to ask him how he arrived at this opinion'. (more...)
Benjamin Mendy welcomes Riyad Mahrez to Manchester City Benjamin Mendy welcomes Riyad Mahrez to Manchester City
- July 16, 2018

The 25-year-old has been one of the stars of England's run to the World Cup semi-finals, where they were beaten in extra-time by Croatia in Moscow. "I've gone "no you don't do Richard Dunne for pace, he's the quickest thing you've ever seen in your life". Mahrez is now looking forward to working with manager Pep Guardiola and the rest of the squad, who won the title with a record 100 points and 106 goals. (more...)
Jabari Parker agrees to sign with Chicago Bulls Jabari Parker agrees to sign with Chicago Bulls
- July 16, 2018

It was the second time in just four seasons that Parker had to make a return from a torn ACL. During that season, the forward averaged 20 points, six rebounds and almost three assists in 50 games before suffering a knee injury. A product of the famous Simeon High School in Chicago, the Chicago Bulls signed the hometown player to a two-year, $40M deal . The second year of Parker's deal is reportedly a team option , which, given Parker's previous injury history, is smart from the Bulls' ... (more...)
France coach and players react to World Cup victory France coach and players react to World Cup victory
- July 16, 2018

Individually, they are so stacked and insane but I'll support the underdogs and my Liverpool player. Referee Nestor Pitana has been reprimanded by pundits for "two bad decisions" that drastically impacted the World Cup final. Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino then handed France captain Hugo Lloris the World Cup trophy. But the midfielder has been in inspired form for France helping them to the World Cup final. (more...)
Croatia unsure if Nikola Kalinic will receive World Cup medal Croatia unsure if Nikola Kalinic will receive World Cup medal
- July 15, 2018

Having tried and failed to sign Southgate on the cheap when they started negotiations two years ago, the FA know he and his advisers will be no pushovers when they get around to the new salary discussions. The future can be very good. "When you play for or manage England , expectations are always pretty high, but because we are better we should be better able to cope with it", he said. (more...)
Russian Federation hands over World Cup mantle to Qatar Russian Federation hands over World Cup mantle to Qatar
- July 15, 2018

Not today though, and after 90 minutes and six goals France were crowned world champions, defeating Croatia by four goals to two. "We've done it with our host broadcast services". We've had incredible games, stupidly amusing moments and some of the best punditry and commentary in years. The World Cup is "not a watershed, not a game changer, but it will be a wonderful memory, something for people to remember when they were happy, when there were so many foreigners in Russian cities and ... (more...)
Kate Middleton channels Meghan Markle at Wimbledon with William Kate Middleton channels Meghan Markle at Wimbledon with William
- July 15, 2018

Williams is a seven-time Wimbledon champion and her 23 major trophies rank second all-time to Margaret Court. For today the mother-of-three stepped out in a vibrant yellow dress that looked strikingly similar to one worn by the Duchess of Sussex just a week ago. (more...)
Out of adversity, Modric and Croatia to play for World Cup Out of adversity, Modric and Croatia to play for World Cup
- July 15, 2018

There were no questions during a 27-minute news conference with Modric and coach Zlatko Dalic about the criminal case that has clouded Croatian soccer, however. Modric and Mbappe with their awards after the World Cup final . On the eve of the World Cup final against France , Modric has been reluctant to go too deeply into answering a question from a reporter who identified himself as a war correspondent from the 1990s, when Croatia became an independent state. (more...)
Pride and tears for Croatians after World Cup final loss Pride and tears for Croatians after World Cup final loss
- July 15, 2018

Zlatko Dalic's side beat England 2-1 in Wednesday's semi-final to book a place in the showpiece for the first time. Only 12 countries had ever played in a World Cup Final before today. "Win or lose tomorrow there will be a seismic event and this brings us strength and motivation". "Our qualification for the World Cup was in doubt and in the most important game, the first game, he talked us up to give us self-belief and self-confidence". (more...)
England tried to score while Croatia celebrated England tried to score while Croatia celebrated
- July 15, 2018

To compare those staggering numbers against the most watched TV programmes in 2017, it has the fourth biggest average viewership. Croatia's exhausted and battered players set their sights on the World Cup final against France on Thursday as England reflected on a missed opportunity to end more than half a century of pain. (more...)

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