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by | July 03, 2018 | 03:49

Warner said he had "good and numerous chats" with former test skipper Smith, who was also banned for 12 months, and denied their relationship was frosty. Warner concurred as he added: "In the bubble that we've been in for the last six or seven years, you need time out". "There's been times where I've felt really sad, there's been times where I've felt really angry".

by | July 03, 2018 | 03:31

Molinari then ignited the fireworks at the par-5 10th hole in landing his second shot 48-feet behind the flag and holing the putt for an eagle three. The Italian (who has twice gone up against Woods in Ryder Cup singles) cruised to his first PGA Tour victory and eighth worldwide with a sizzling final round of 62 in searing conditions at TPC Potomac.

by | July 03, 2018 | 03:24

As it relates to Randle, ESPN's Wojnarowski reported all-NBA Pelicans forward Anthony Davis played a large part in the recruitment. He averaged a career-high 16.1 points and 8.0 rebounds while being a key cog in coach Luke Walton's defense as a big man who could play against multiple positions.

by | July 03, 2018 | 02:41

Federer insists that he has not had a full divorce from Nike - hence the United States company's shoes on the feet of the 20-time Grand Slam victor. However, Uniqlo has confirmed the change with a tweet announcing Federer as its new global brand ambassador, though the tennis great is still wearing Nike trainers.

by | July 03, 2018 | 02:00

But it was his brilliant opening lap and tyre management that secured his first victory of 2018. Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo was forced to retire on lap 54 with a gearbox failure, and Hamilton was forced to retire on lap 63 with a fuel pressure issue.

by | July 03, 2018 | 01:57

I feel very good. Sokratis has been heavily linked with a move to the Premier League for some time, but the German side have been delaying the deal. Taking a light-hearted approach the club offered fans a helping hand with how to pronounce the surname of the new boy, 'or Papa for short'. "Greek worldwide Sokratis Papastathopoulos has joined us on a long-term contract for an undisclosed fee", the club said in a statement on its website.

by | July 02, 2018 | 23:47

Brazil's defender Marcelo (centre) reacts after getting injured during the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup Group E football match between Serbia and Brazil at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow on June 27, 2018. Let's hope he has a speedy recovery, and that he gets back to action soon. Dr Lasmar said that as long as a serious injury did not emerge, he would treat Marcelo's pain in order to prepare him for the Mexico game.

by | July 02, 2018 | 23:44

Belgium , who tied their 1986 record for most goals at a World Cup with 12, are the first team to come back from a two-goal deficit at any point in the match and win in regulation time of a knockout stage match since Portugal in 1966 against North Korea.

by | July 02, 2018 | 22:56

Meanwhile, European champions Portugal go home, as Ronaldo and Lionel Messi bow out of the competition on the same day. Both Ronaldo and Messi would be 37 and 34 respectively when the next World Cup comes around, and it is yet unclear whether they will still be a part of their country's worldwide set-up at this time.

by | July 02, 2018 | 22:30

Marquez is playing in his fifth World Cup , and was the first player picked in a starting 11 at five World Cups. Brazil have booked their place in the quarter-finals of the World Cup after goals from Neymar and Roberto Firmino ended Mexico's fearless campaign in Russian Federation.

by | July 02, 2018 | 22:14

Woods had a penalty on the 484-yard par-4 sixth. In all‚ Woods hit 10 of 14 fairways‚ reached 13 of 18 greens in regulation and made only 26 putts. He's switched to a mallet putter from his trusty major-winning Scotty Cameron, and while Thursday ended with an unspectacular even-par 70, Woods played Friday with far more confidence and touch.

by | July 02, 2018 | 22:01

And Ronaldo has taken to social media to thank Portugal supporters for their backing at the World Cup . Mbappe became the first teenager to score at least twice in a World Cup match since Pele in 1958. Portugal coach Fernando Santos was hopeful that the Real Madrid man will continue to represent his country for some time yet, with Portugal's next challenge to defend the European Championship title they won in France two years ago.

by | July 02, 2018 | 21:54

This is James' third team in eight years. James, an Akron native, is expected to sign a 4-year, $154-million deal. A move this impactful will have a profound effect on the entire National Basketball Association for years to come, so let's check out the winners and losers of James' free-agent move from the Cleveland Cavaliers to Hollywood.

by | July 02, 2018 | 20:55

Brazil's World Cup campaign thus far has seen them improving in each match they have played so far. Brazil advanced to a Friday quarterfinal in Kazan, Russia, against the victor of Monday's Belgium-Japan game. Brazil: Alisson, Fagner, Thiago Silva, Miranda, Filipe Luis, Paulinho, Casemiro, Willian, Coutinho, Neymar , Gabriel Jesus. But it couldn't get past Brazil , a team it has never beaten - and never scored upon - in World Cup competition.

by | July 02, 2018 | 20:38

A total of 13 players were tossed out in the Aussies' 89-53 default win - a game that did not even finish with the Filipinos not having enough players to field with 14 minutes left to play. Basketball brawl: Australia Boomers versus Philippines erupts into violence. Basketball Australia, the sport's governing body in Australia, has released a statement saying , "Basketball Australia deeply regrets the incident in tonight's match between the Boomers and the Philippines in Manila".

by | July 02, 2018 | 19:59

James isn't expected to attend the meeting, which is the first significant chance for the 76ers to make a free-agent pitch to James, league sources said. LeBron James is going to Hollywood. They have the cap space to add other big free agents and the King has two homes in LA. That could mean luring James and George, who has had his eye on the Lakers for some time now.

by | July 02, 2018 | 19:48

But Portugal's problem against a Uruguay team with the meanest defence of the tournament could be their over-reliance on the 33-year-old five-time world player of the year. It is understood he will be in line for a bumper bonus of £265,000 if France win the World Cup this summer. On his part, the player was delighted with his performance, observing that he was thrilled to help his side book a spot in the quarter-finals.

by | July 02, 2018 | 18:55

And now the deal is complete he posted a message to those who supported him while in Cleveland. Everybody has a theory why LeBron landed in the City of Angels. The purple and gold are the second-most successful with 16 championships, just one less than Boston Celtics, and possess a remarkable stable of former legendary players - from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson, to Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant .

by | July 02, 2018 | 17:43

If his performance lives up to his words, it's hard to see Japan getting through here, but given what we've seen so far at the World Cup , the Samurai Blue should not be written off. Felipe Luis is expected to start in place of Marcelo after Marcelo was forced off against Serbia because of a back spasm. Hugo Ayala also comes into the Mexico starting XI with center-back Hector Moreno suspended after picking up a pair of yellow cards in during the group stage of the tournament.

by | July 02, 2018 | 14:31

First-half match remain goalless. What was once a scoring machine, playing indomitable attacking football, was reduced in Russian Federation to a scrappy motley crew, lacking unity and unable to operate as a team. Whatever the reasons, the truth is that Germany never played as a team in Russian Federation and the loss to South Korea marked the end of a glorious era.

by | July 02, 2018 | 12:29

The Lakers aren't almost as an attractive destination without either Leonard or Paul George , who is expected to sign with either L.A. or the Oklahoma City Thunder as a free agent. The Lakers were considered one of the favorites to land James this offseason. According to ESPN insider Bobby Marks, Cleveland can offer James a more lucrative deal than any other team - a five-year max contract in the neighborhood of $205 million.

by | July 02, 2018 | 10:41

The Thunder traded for him as a way to begin a year-long recruitment of George with the hope of signing him to a long-term contract. Fred Segal is an attorney from West Palm Beach, FL. Speaking of all that money being doled out, the Thunder are in some real trouble. That's a huge win for the Thunder. In moves calculated to address the possible loss of Leonard in a trade, the Spurs agreed to deals Saturday with free agents Rudy Gay (one year, $10 million) and Marco Belinelli of the ...

by | July 02, 2018 | 10:25

In response to the report, a Team Sky spokesperson said: "We are confident that Chris will be riding the Tour as we know he has done nothing wrong". Team Sky will appeal the decision and a hearing will take place on Tuesday before a decision on whether Froome can take his place at the starting line is taken on Wednesday.

by | July 02, 2018 | 10:04

Arkansas will go for the title today at 5:30 p.m. with right-hander Isaiah Campbell (5-6, 4.12 ERA) on the mound. For the first time since 2007, the Oregon State Beavers are national champions. If one of them catches the ball, the Razorbacks would have locked up the national championship . "That's what we wanted to do all year, and we did it".

by | July 02, 2018 | 09:46

The terms were confirmed by a person familiar with the situation who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal can not become official until the league's off-season moratorium ends this week. And James' switch is even more noteworthy as the best player in the NBA, having made all of the last eight NBA Finals - leading the Cavs to the last four nearly single-handedly.

by | July 02, 2018 | 09:28

With Paul running the offense, the Rockets surged to the best record in the NBA's regular season at 65-17, but the Rockets lost to the eventual champion Golden State Warriors in seven games in the Western Conference finals. Los Angeles is meeting with the 24-year-old center Sunday, according to a report from TNT. The point guard, 33, is a nine-time All-Star and helped lead the Rockets to the best record in the National Basketball Association last season (65-17).

by | July 02, 2018 | 07:13

James is leaving his home state of OH after taking the Cleveland Cavaliers to four-straight NBA Finals appearances and an NBA title victory. However, even though I think the Lakers will continue to make moves to try and solidify themselves as one of the league's best teams, they can finally take a few deep breaths.

by | July 02, 2018 | 05:16

Ryan Armour (68) and Zac Blair (66) were two shots behind. Francesco Molinari and Abraham Ancer are tied for the lead as the golf begins on Sunday with Molinari posting his second straight 65 on Sunday, while Ancer climbed his way to the top with a 62 in Round 3.

by | July 02, 2018 | 04:16

In the four seasons that comprised James' second stint with the team that drafted him in 2003, the Akron native led the Cavs to four straight NBA Finals appearances. DeMarcus Cousins of the New Orleans Pelicans is also a big free agent that the Lakers have contacted. The Lakers have a young, talented but inexperienced roster and they were hoping to land both James and possibly George.

by | July 02, 2018 | 00:31

Croatia goalkeeper Danijel Subasic got a hand to Jorgensen's toe-poke but effectively deflected the ball across his own line. But Denmark's lead was short-lived. He also praised his fellow goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel for his role with the Danish team. The Leicester City keeper pounced on the ball, like a heroic soldier throwing himself on a grenade to save his platoon.

by | July 01, 2018 | 23:46

Oklahoma City Thunder star Paul George has committed to re-signing with the team, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported late Saturday night. Here are five reasons he should sign with Los Angeles, beginning with the off-court appeal of L.A.

by | July 01, 2018 | 22:16

A stodgy Spain could not break the hosts down and were denied a penalty following a VAR review in extra-time, sending the tie to a shoot-out. Luckily Russia was fortunate to equalize after Gerard Pique played the ball off his hand leading to spot kick, cooly taken by Russia's unsung hero of the tournament, Artem Dzyuba.

by | July 01, 2018 | 21:55

Just as Croatia , Denmark have lost only two games this calendar year. By contrast, Croatia stormed through Group D, winning all three games and put in arguably the best performance of the first stage, a 3-0 thumping of Argentina, in Nizhny Novgorod, where they will also play Denmark .

by | July 01, 2018 | 21:37

However, Russia can expect help from the 81,000 fans in the Luzhniki Stadium and will also take heart from the fact Spain have never beaten a host nation in a major tournament. Spain were then denied a clear penalty with five minutes to go. Considering their turbulent start to the FIFA World Cup, Spain will be pleased to have safely negotiated the group phase, even if they are yet to click under interim head coach Fernando Hierro.

by | July 01, 2018 | 21:24

FourFourTwo quotes Rakitic as saying about Denmark: "They are very compact, they know how to stop their opponents". Croatia rested a number of their key players in the final group match against Iceland and will surely be recalled to the starting line-up as they look to continue with their impressive performances at the World cup .