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Trump under fire after Putin meeting


After the summit, when Trump said in a press conference that he accepted Putin's denial that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 election, Coats issued an extraordinary statement rejecting that conclusion. investigators question Russians in exchange for Moscow being allowed question USA citizens, including a former ambassador. He defended the decision to charge foreign nationals who are unlikely to be deported to the US. Read More »

Thomas plays down abuse claims after liquid thrown at Froome

Quick-Step Floors' Philippe Gilbert tried to take advantage of a slight drag up to the finish line and the decimation of the sprint field through abandonments in recent days as he attacked when they passed under the flamme rouge. Frenchman Romain Bardet, one of the main title contenders who lies fifth overall and 3:07 off the pace, said the Tour was a popular party and should remain so. Read More »

76ers sign Aussie rookie Jonah Bolden to four-year deal


There could be plenty of interest in him next season from a contending team that is looking to acquire additional depth in the frontcourt with a proven player. The 22-year-old power forward will team up with Australian star Ben Simmons, who recently won the NBA's Rookie of the Year award. In Holmes, the Sixers will lose a fan favorite. Read More »

Jose Mourinho Believes I Can Make Grade - Manchester United Star Sure

Jose Mourinho , Manager of Manchester United looks on prior to the Premier League match between West Ham United and Manchester United at London Stadium on May 10, 2018 in London, England. "But the talent is there, the personality is there, the passion to play, the humility to learn, so this is a fantastic experience for him". Alderweireld has two weeks remaining of his summer holidays following his involvement in the World Cup and is unlikely to start the Premier League campaign ... Read More »

Vegas almost misses tee time at The Open

In the end, Vegas played the first round of golf's oldest major on one of the world's toughest courses with some borrowed clubs and a few minutes of practice. When the visa finally arrived on Wednesday, his flight connection through NY was cancelled, forcing him to route through Toronto . He'd arranged with his agent for a helicopter to take him over to Carnoustie so he could register in time, but then he encountered another problem: His clubs never made it out of Toronto. Read More »

Tiger Woods takes clubhouse lead at The Open 2018


Compared to how he finished his first round Spieth was more than happy to negotiate the daunting closing holes with no further damage and his name lurking on the leaderboard. Masters champion Patrick Reed ran off three straight birdies starting at No. 5 and has made the turn at 3 under. His hair was more curly back then and his body not almost as chiseled, but his game was bold and he even made the cut as an amateur that year at Carnoustie. Read More »

Liz Cambage of Dallas Wings sets WNBA mark with 53-point game


She also finished with 10 rebounds and five blocked shots. With her team comfortably ahead, Cambage set the record with a 3-pointer from the top of the arc in the game's final minute. The only other player to score more than 45 points in a WNBA game was Moore of the Lynx, putting up 48 points in a double-overtime game in 2014. The UConn product is posting a league-best 22.5 points per bout this season. Read More »

Jose Mourinho raves about 18-year-old Man United star

Both have contracts and United are under no pressure to sell. Mourinho also added that the player is making a fine recovery. Andreas Pereira, Timothy Fosu-Mensah and Axel Tuanzebe have all returned to Old Trafford after spending time away last season. Read More »

6 pre-tournament contenders who crashed out of the British Open

Strategies changed. Slightly softer conditions meant power players who were driving beyond the trouble hit more irons off the tee, and shorter players hit more drivers and fairway metals. "I've been a little bit too careful and tentative when I've been in these big tournaments", the 4-time major champion added. "I doubt he's been called "Zach" that many times". Read More »

United fans keeping De Gea at Old Trafford - Herrera


When you are the best goalkeeper in the world and you don't make those incredible saves, everyone is going to talk. "We are very lucky to have him". Though it was clear De Gea wanted to leave, United fans understood his reasons and chanted his name throughout the 1-0 win. Read More »

Woods welcomes softer conditions after second straight 71


Kisner made a long eagle putt on the par-5 sixth. He still made bogey. Tiger Woods once again shot an even-par 71. "If it's up here in Scotland , I might just give qualifying a run, but that would be it". With a touch of breeze coming from the left, Woods hit an 8-iron short and left into a very awkward bunker on the downslope. With a large amount of time until competitive action begins, it's hard to see why Woods couldn't spare 30 seconds to make the children's day at The Open more ... Read More »

Alisson completes Liverpool move in world-record deal


Alisson , who only made his debut for Roma this season, has probably been the most in-demand keeper this summer. "He has meanwhile a lot of experience in the last few years, in Europe and in Rome, he's played there on an outstandingly high level and he did the same at the World Cup". Read More »

Neymar makes startling revelations regarding his Real Madrid move


Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar thinks Cristiano Ronaldo's move from Real Madrid to Juventus will restore Italian football to the level of the glory days he remembers watching as a child. " I'm happy for his decision ". Speaking at his press conference, the five time Ballon d'Or victor said, "I am not sad to leave Real Madrid ". I have a contract. Read More »

Klopp tells Henderson not to return early from pre-season


Klopp is preparing for the start of the new Premier League campaign without a number of Liverpool stars who are on holiday following global duty at the World Cup. "As he's very young I said "OK, have two weeks" holiday and then we'll speak and see'", Klopp said. I have just started with my team-mates and I understand we have excellent players. Read More »

Former KU star McLemore back with Sacramento


The Sacramento Kings announced that the team has acquired guard Ben McLemore , center Deyonta Davis , a 2021 second-round draft selection and cash considerations in exchange for guard Garrett Temple . Temple has been a solid wing for the last few seasons, making him a valuable asset that fits the mold of the Grizzlies' Grit N' Grind culture, which they have so desperately hoped to regain. Read More »

Tiger plays down fitness concerns, encouraged by Open start

The primary storyline for me this weekend is who takes control of the tournament on Saturday. "I pretty much wore them out today", he said. Sky will be showing the entire thing live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Golf, starting with the first tee time at 6.30am on Thursday and ending with the lifting of the Claret Jug on Sunday afternoon. Read More »

Tiger Woods Just Finished His First Round At The Open

After birdieing the par-4 1st hole, the two-time U.S. Open champion's front nine went about as poorly as it could. Woods, a three-time Open champion, has played solid golf this week at Carnoustie while a number of fellow pre-tournament favorites - notably Dustin Johnson and Justin Thomas - have faltered. Read More »

Wrestlers Sue Ohio State Over Late Doctor's Sexual Misconduct


The unnamed plaintiff says he was abused by Strauss at least 20 times. "All kinds of wrestlers have said the same thing I have and the reason they have all said that is because it's the truth". Jordan worked as an assistant wrestling coach at Ohio State from 1987 until 1995, and was accused by several wrestlers of turning a blind eye to sexual abuse by the doctor. Read More »

Leicester move for Liverpool keeper could set off transfer chain reaction


The 28-year-old striker's future at Anfield has inevitably been called into question this summer after he struggled to hold down a spot at the Merseyside outfit last term and ended up being shipped off to West Bromwich Albion on loan. With Karius and Mignolet still on the books, Klopp is willing to allow Ward to leave and get the first-team football he believes he deserves. Liverpool is running rampant in the transfer window and certainly is ahead of the rivals as the Reds have reportedly ... Read More »

Fakhar Zaman becomes first Pakistani to clinch Double Century in ODI cricket


Zaman smashed 24 boundaries and five sixes in a blistering innings and went on to become the sixth global batsman to score a double hundred in the 50-overs format. These two surpassed the previous first-wicket stand of 286 runs, which belonged to Sri Lanka's Upul Tharanga and Sanath Jayasuriya. Fakhar and Imam's partnership was also the highest opening stand for Pakistan as well. Read More »

DAZN expands into USA with fight sports line-up


The fight will be the first of a promised 70 live events on the service over the next year that will be available at a charge of $9.99 a month. The British boxer can be heard saying: "Who you f--ing talking to?" When he is fighting it me it will be straight and clean fight. Read More »

Jordan Spieth says brain fart led to bad finish in first round

The company saw a nice bump when Tom Brady wore KT Tape on his right hand for this past year's AFC Championship Game and when Mirai Nagasu became the first woman to land a triple axel at the 2018 Olympics while wearing the tape, he said. He made the turn at 34 after a bogey at 7 and a birdie at 9. "With those type of conditions, you have to think your way around the golf course, and I did that today". Read More »

Pakistan to play series against England in 2019


Jake Ball and Sam Curran, who made his Test debut at Headingley against Pakistan, could also be included in an extended squad, because reinforcements will be needed for a five-Test series in six weeks. "You can read into it as much as you like, but I can tell you when we step on the field at Edgbaston there'll be a lot of excitement, passion and hunger to go out and win". Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo scuppers Gareth Bale deal


Bale was understood to be frustrated at the lack of game time that was being afforded to him by then manager Zinedine Zidane , while the fact that he continued to remain under the shadows of Cristiano Ronaldo did not help his situation either. Read More »

A look a potential WNBA All-Stars | Storm


Fowles is averaging 16.7 points per game and shooting a team-best 58.6 percent from the field. She's also averaging a league-best 11.9 rebounds per game. It will no longer pit the Eastern Conference vs. the Western Conference - Delle Donne will instead draft a squad from the 20 all-stars available to her and fellow captain Candace Parker. Read More »

Rowdy fans tarnish stage win for Thomas

It proved a bittersweet day for British riders, with Thomas' success and Chris Froome rise to second overall in contrast to Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) falling down the general classification and Cavendish's race ending. "To get a victory at the Tour de France was a dream for me", Alaphillipe said. But Thomas added: "People have their opinions, and that's fine". Read More »

Keylor Navas sends message to Thibaut Courtois over Real move


Courtois has so far rejected Chelsea's offers of a new contract, and is keen on a return to Madrid to be closer to his family. Maurizio Sarri was unable to give guarantees over the futures of Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois amid speculation the Belgian pair could leave this summer. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton agrees new £80m two-year deal with Mercedes


The Briton is now eight points adrift of Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel , also a four-time world champion, at the halfway point in the season. Hamilton's new two-season deal will also cement his status as Britain's biggest sporting earner, earning close to £2million a race until the end of 2020. Read More »

Larry Fedora at the ACC Kickoff


Fedora said rules related to player safety have put football "under attack", CBS Sports reported . "And I do believe that if it gets to that point, that our country goes down, too", he said. In the main press conference , he praised football for being safer than ever. Fedora also said there is no link between football and Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Read More »

Liverpool confirm world record £65million signing of Brazil goalkeeper Alisson


The Reds have not revealed how much they have paid for the 25-year-old but it is reported to be about £66.8m - a world record for a keeper. With Virgil van Dijk and Fabinho having been brought in for a combined £118million, Klopp has shown his willingness to spend big in order to improve his defence, while he has spent a further £125 million on Salah, Keïta and Mané further forward. Read More »

The Celtics Will Bring Marcus Smart Back On A Four-Year Deal


ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Ainge and agent Happy Walters are now "seriously engaged in contract talks" for a four-year deal that would pay Smart between $11.5 million and $12.5 million per season. He has averaged 9.4 points in 261 career games for the Celtics. The talented guard from Oklahoma State has been an effective player in the league during his first four seasons, but his offensive challenges (namely in the area of shooting) make him a hard player to evaluate, even as no ... Read More »