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England vs India 2018, 3rd ODI - Statistical Highlights England vs India 2018, 3rd ODI - Statistical Highlights
- July 18, 2018

The 37-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman was seen seeking the ball from the umpires as players left the ground after India lost by eight wickets on Tuesday to go down 1-2 in the series. I am not saying it is deliberate but it is my opinion either of the two have to be played at four because it is too much of a pressure, especially on Rohit and Virat Kohli . (more...)
Josh Hader responds to tweets after All-Star game
- July 18, 2018

In one tweet, dated October 25, 2011, Hader tweeted lyrics from the Juicy J song, "Durr She Go", that used the N-word. Hader said he had not yet discussed the tweets, or their resurfacing, with his family or any of his teammates, and that he could not "vividly" remember publishing the statements. (more...)
Rockets considered 'strong frontrunners' for Carmelo Anthony Rockets considered 'strong frontrunners' for Carmelo Anthony
- July 18, 2018

According to Adrian Wojnarowski and Royce Young of ESPN , parting ways with Anthony , most likely via the stretch provision, would save the Thunder over $100 million in payroll and tax costs next season. If the Rockets land him, there's a very real chance that we'll see a career revival. That being said, Melo should take to heart whatever he says and if he says play the pace and space, Anthony will at least consider it. (more...)
Manny Machado Being Traded To Los Angeles Dodgers Manny Machado Being Traded To Los Angeles Dodgers
- July 18, 2018

Nightengale reports that the Philadelphia Phillies and Milwaukee Brewers are still in talks with the Orioles for Machado, so the situation is fluid and could change rapidly. Entering the All-Star break, Machado is batting.315 with 24 homers, 65 RBIs and a.963 OPS. Still, in an environment where numerous best walk-year would-be deadline deals are either playing startlingly well for competitive teams (Nick Markakis), perpetually-injured (Josh Donaldson), or plain confounding (Bryce ... (more...)
Ind-Eng ODI: Adil Rashid on the ball that got Kohli's wicket
- July 18, 2018

Perhaps the tension was only really evident in the Indian side as, for the second match in succession, England's wrist-spinner, Adil Rashid, proved to be the most effective of the three on view - that must be some kind of record against India . (more...)
Portsmouth-born Mason Mount signs for Derby County Portsmouth-born Mason Mount signs for Derby County
- July 18, 2018

Frank Lampard is raiding old club Chelsea for the highly-regarded midfielder Mason Mount . Mount, 19, was part of the England side that won the 2017 European Under-19 Championships and was named the tournament's best player. "He's going to be a crucial player for us", he explained. "He was wanted across Europe by top, top, clubs and we should be very happy that we have got him". (more...)
Trump says not to lift sanctions on Russian Federation Trump says not to lift sanctions on Russian Federation
- July 18, 2018

President Trump says his administration will "move aggressively to repel any efforts" to interfere in the upcoming mid-term elections. And he again floated the idea that "other people" could be involved. He had made the original comments standing alongside Vladimir Putin on a stage in Helsinki . Trump praised one of few Republicans to defend his presser performance, thanking Rand Paul for noting, "The President has gone through a year and a half of through a year and a half of totally ... (more...)
Bryce Harper cheated in Home Run Derby, Cubs fans allege Bryce Harper cheated in Home Run Derby, Cubs fans allege
- July 18, 2018

Players in the derby have four minutes to smack as many home runs as they can over the outfield walls in a knockout format, with bonus time earned for especially long blasts. Outfield seats come at a premium for the derby, as they yield the opportunity of catching home run balls. The Home Run Derby winner's wife, Kayla - among others - brought this to the internet's attention. (more...)
Brewers drop doubleheader in Pittsburgh Brewers drop doubleheader in Pittsburgh
- July 18, 2018

With the Pirates leading 3-0 in the eighth, Marte hit his 13th homer over the left-field wall before Polanco hit his 16th over the wall in right-center to make it 5-0. Four relievers held Milwaukee at bay after Nova, with Richard Rodriguez (2-2) picking up the win and Felipe Vazquez pitching the ninth for his 22nd save. (more...)
8 players to watch at the 2018 Open Championship 8 players to watch at the 2018 Open Championship
- July 18, 2018

It's hard and probably the most difficult one we play in the whole Open rotation. That said, distance is everything at Carnoustie this year, which Woods discovered when he arrived Sunday. "As far as long term, certainly, I would say yes because of the fact that you don't have to be young to play on a links style golf course". The three-time victor of the Claret Jug added: "Look what Tom Watson did at Turnberry in 2009 at the age of 59". (more...)
Liverpool make offer for Roma's Alisson Becker but no fee agreed
- July 18, 2018

While Roma's style of play ensures Alisson is called into action more readily than Karius or Mignolet would for Liverpool , the 25-year-old conceded just 28 league goals last season, with only Juventus conceding less. The Blues, who may allow Thibaut Courtois to join Real Madrid , are understood to be keen on the Brazil worldwide. "Excited to announce that I will be joining Liverpool as a goalkeeper!" the former Parks & Recreation actress claimed on her Twitter page. (more...)
When and Where is the 2022 World Cup? When and Where is the 2022 World Cup?
- July 18, 2018

For Africans and Nigerians who are used to old and conventional presidents, Grabar-Kitarović is a breath of fresh air and something to be desired for their countries. This has raised a few eyebrows in Croatia as some believe the slick and handsome Emmanuel Macron may end up wooing their lovely president. Despite being forced into extra-time in all three of their knockout rounds before the final, Croatia dominated the opening period and were desperately unlucky to trail 2-1 at half-time ... (more...)
Kawhi Leonard seriously considering participating in United States of America basketball camp
- July 18, 2018

Kawhi Leonard could be back on the court soon playing for coach Gregg Popovich, just not wearing Spurs colors. The San Antonio Spurs are in the midst of an ongoing situation with All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard desiring to be traded this offseason that has put the future of the franchise in the air. (more...)
Chelsea target Petr Cech as Thibaut Courtois replacement Chelsea target Petr Cech as Thibaut Courtois replacement
- July 18, 2018

He could fit in any team in the world", Martinez was quoted as saying by Spanish radio show Cadena Ser's "El Larguero". Perhaps it's a good time for [Chelsea] and for Eden [to split]. " I will go on holiday and ask myself the right questions ". The winger has been the face of Chelsea for much of his six-year stint with the club as he has developed into one of the more risky attackers in the world. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez absent as Manchester United head to US for pre-season Alexis Sanchez absent as Manchester United head to US for pre-season
- July 18, 2018

Alexis Sanchez has missed the start of Manchester United's United States tour as he has been unable to get a visa. The Edinburgh-born midfielder was part of the Red Devils travelling party that jetted across the Atlantic and could feature in games against Champions League winners Real Madrid , Liverpool, AC Milan, San Jose Earthquakes and Club America. (more...)
Liverpool make world-record swoop for Roma stopper Alisson Liverpool make world-record swoop for Roma stopper Alisson
- July 18, 2018

But according to The Times , the 25-year-old has given an indication that he would prefer to join Liverpool instead of Chelsea . Attention shifted to the Brazil worldwide long before Loris Karus' error-strewn performance in the Champions League final against Real Madrid . (more...)
Usain Bolt agrees in principle to trial with Central Coast Mariners Usain Bolt agrees in principle to trial with Central Coast Mariners
- July 17, 2018

According to the Australian Daily Telegraph , Bolt is close to signing on for a six-week trial period with the club and could earn a longer deal that lasts the duration of the 2018/19 A-League season if he suitably impresses down under. "He will create dreams for young people and he will give the A-League a profile no amount of money can buy". Usain Bolt is making a run at professional soccer in Australia. (more...)
Dodgers reportedly take the lead in Manny Machado sweepstakes Dodgers reportedly take the lead in Manny Machado sweepstakes
- July 17, 2018

It's been going on forever". With the Orioles sporting a historically bad 28-69 record and Machado in the last year of his contract, it's nearly a certainty the 26-year-old will be moved before the league's July 31 trade deadline. You see what pitch is coming, react to it. "It's always like the first time every time you step in there". He has shown too much potential to just throw away, especially being that he is so young, he can have a promising career. (more...)
Two France fans dead following wild World Cup celebrations overnight
- July 17, 2018

Newspapers hailed a second World Cup for France, after their first victory on home soil in 1998. France beat Croatia 4-2 in the final in Moscow on Sunday to win the tournament for the second time in 20 years. And the cheeky Les Bleus player couldn't resist backing the celebration up by firing off a sledge towards England fans. "We had to see them, and also the Cup". (more...)
Sixers could land Gasol in potential Kawhi Leonard deal
- July 17, 2018

Could Kawhi Leonard become a part of "the process?" Earlier in the week, Tim Bontemps of the Washington Post reported that the Toronto Raptors are gaining momentum as a potential Leonard suitor . With LeBron James out of the Eastern Conference, perhaps Raptors President of Basketball Operations Masai Ujiri is willing to swing for the fences and move DeMar DeRozan or Kyle Lowry in such a deal. (more...)
Harrington keen to take it all in again at Carnoustie
- July 17, 2018

Greg (Norman) was there at Birkdale (in 2008) I think at 54-ish. "Like there were shots out there today where I was hitting a 7-iron off a par-4 and you just don't do that very often and it is one of those feel things". "You know you're not going to get the most flawless of bounces". It certainly plays into the hands of guys who can thread the ball around. My feels are much better than they were at the beginning of the year and I feel like I have a better understanding of my game and my body ... (more...)
Liverpool prepared to smash goalkeeper world record for Alisson Becker Liverpool prepared to smash goalkeeper world record for Alisson Becker
- July 17, 2018

Rome-based newspaper Il Messaggero hare reporting that Liverpool have made an initial offer to sign Roma's Brazilian keeper Alisson , who played a key role in the club's run to last season's Champions League semi-finals. This update comes a day after La Repubblica reported that the Reds were close to meeting the Calcio A side's valuation of Alisson and merely had to bid slightly more to agree on a fee. (more...)
France wins 2nd World Cup title, beats Croatia 4-2 France wins 2nd World Cup title, beats Croatia 4-2
- July 17, 2018

The went down to defeat against France in the final on Sunday thanks to an own goal from Mario Mandzukic, a penalty from Antoine Griezmann, and second-half goals from Paul Pogba and teenage star Kylian Mbappe, although Ivan Perisic and Mandzukic got on the scoresheet in reply. (more...)
Trump faces outrage back home after Putin summit Trump faces outrage back home after Putin summit
- July 17, 2018

Putin also addressed the issue of "so-called interference", saying he "had to repeat that the Russian state never interfered, and does not plan to interfere in internal American electoral process". The indictment alleges the officers hacked into Clinton's presidential campaign and the Democratic Party and stole and released tens of thousands of private communications. (more...)
President Trump Sides With Putin At Historic Summit President Trump Sides With Putin At Historic Summit
- July 17, 2018

The US doesn't have an extradition treaty with Moscow and can't force the Russians to hand over citizens. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said the Russians "were relentless in their efforts to meddle in the 2016 elections, and their efforts are ongoing". (more...)
Gareth Bale Spends Night With Fans At Elevens Bar & Grill Gareth Bale Spends Night With Fans At Elevens Bar & Grill
- July 17, 2018

Bale went public with his unhappiness at Real Madrid after playing a starring role in their Champions League win over Liverpool in May. The Red Devils had previously made attempts to sign him from Tottenham, but the forward received an offer from Madrid which he couldn't refuse. (more...)
Home Run Derby 2018: Bryce Harper Outslugs Kyle Schwarber to Win Home Run Derby 2018: Bryce Harper Outslugs Kyle Schwarber to Win
- July 17, 2018

The crowd of 43,698 erupted at Nationals Park when Harper downed Muncy 13-12 with 1:11 left on the clock. In all likelihood, Harper was just messing around to stay loose. As the ball cleared the wall, the left-handed hitting Harper walked out of the batter's box and thrust both arms in the air. Jesus Aguilar represented the Milwaukee Brewers in the Home Run Derby on Monday night, but fell short in the first round . (more...)
Is Usain Bolt the 'hero' Australia's A League needs?
- July 17, 2018

The 100m and 200m world record-holder trained with Norwegian club Stromsgodset last month and Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund in March. Fifa 98's Usain Bolt is seen during an exhibition football match between France's 1998 World Cup's French football national team and FIFA 98 composed with former global players, to mark the 20th anniversary of France's 1998 World Cup victory, on June 12, 2018 at the U Arena in Nanterre, near Paris. (more...)
Groenewegen crushes his rivals to take second win on Tour Groenewegen crushes his rivals to take second win on Tour
- July 17, 2018

Sky have talked up the benefits of having Thomas second overall, 43 seconds behind leader Greg Van Avermaet (BMC) and 59 ahead of Froome after nine stages. Belgian Greg van Avermaet retained the overall leader's yellow jersey."My shape is getting better by the day, I'm proud that I won again today", said Groenewegen, who won the final stage on the Champs Elysees previous year. (more...)
Luke Shaw ready to leave Manchester United for first-team chances Luke Shaw ready to leave Manchester United for first-team chances
- July 17, 2018

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho wants to bolster his attack in the summer transfer window with new arrivals and signings. With the full squad yet to arrive back at Carrington training camp because of the World Cup . Alexis Sanchez is a notable absentee on Manchester United's preseason tour of the United States after the Chilean's tax problems have stopped him from getting a visa. (more...)

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