• Michael Porter Jr. cancels pro day because of hip injury

    Michael Porter Jr. cancels pro day because of hip injury

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    According to ESPN , select teams will still send representatives to Chicago to meet with Porter on Friday. The NBA annually takes chances on talented players with legit concerns but if Porter slides in the draft, it will be because of injury concerns and not anything related to his character.
  • Roger Federer claims 98th career title with victory in Stuttgart

    Roger Federer claims 98th career title with victory in Stuttgart

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    A win over Raonic now, would represent the ideal start to the grass-court season for Federer as he only gained points because of his round of 16 loss in the event to Tommy Haas past year. "I'm not far off from my best grass tennis", Raonic said. "I thought maybe it was going to happen again but when I picked up the half-volley I was so happy".
  • VAR system used for first time in France, Australia match

    VAR system used for first time in France, Australia match

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    Antoine Griezmann converted to give them the lead after a goalless first half, but Mile Jedinak struck from the spot to equalise minutes later before Paul Pogba's deflected strike hit the bar and bounced in for a late victor. France did restore their lead in the 81st minute as Pogba exchanged passes with his teammate before seeing his shot deflect over the goal line. Bert van Marwijk's side did not lose heart and were handed a lifeline just minutes afterwards in the 62nd, when ...
  • Iceland hold Argentina to 1-1 draw as Messi misses penalty

    Iceland hold Argentina to 1-1 draw as Messi misses penalty

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    Argentina continued to press but Messi was subdued in the face of muscular Icelandic defence and the teams went into the break on even terms. The score was already 1-1 when Argentina was awarded the penalty after Hordur Magnusson's tumbling fall over Sergio Aguero as both chased Messi's floated cross.
  • Taxi drives into crowd of people in central Moscow, eight injured

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    They added that the taxi driver likely lost control of the vehicle. Officers say the driver in the crash on Saturday has been detained. City traffic authorities posted a photograph of what they said was the driver's Kyrgyz driver's license showing that he is 28-year-old native of the Central Asian nation.
  • FIFA World Cup starts in Russian Federation tomorrow

    FIFA World Cup starts in Russian Federation tomorrow

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    President Donald Trump welcomed the news, tweeting: "The U.S., together with Mexico and Canada, just got the World Cup ". "Canada, Mexico, and the United States are ready to welcome the world to North America and serve as stewards of the largest FIFA World CupTM in history".
  • Saudi Football Chief Names 3 Players Facing 'Penalties' After World Cup

    Saudi Football Chief Names 3 Players Facing 'Penalties' After World Cup

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    Football's governing body, FIFA, said during the last World Cup in 2014 an estimated 3 billion people watched at least part of a game during the tournament, while 1 billion tuned in for the final match between Germany and Argentina. Iury Gazinsky scored after 12 minutes and Cheryshev added a second goal before the break after coming on as an injury replacement for Alan Dzagoev.
  • Shinnecock Hills beats down some big names at US Open

    Shinnecock Hills beats down some big names at US Open

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    The cut was plus-8, with Tiger Woods , Rory McIlroy and Jason Day among the notables missing the cut. The positive memories sprinkled along the Monterey Peninsula will do little to protect him next year from the tenacity of a Pebble Beach U.S.
  • David vs Goliath: Afghanistan readies to 'Test' the waters in India

    David vs Goliath: Afghanistan readies to 'Test' the waters in India

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    The people of India have shared the joy of millions of Afghans at the success of their players in tournaments in India and elsewhere". The match-up of Afghan spinners versus Indian spinners has been talked up and it remains to be seen if leg spin star Rashid Khan and company can rattle India .
  • Premier League fixtures deal Arsenal boss Unai Emery a nightmare start

    Premier League fixtures deal Arsenal boss Unai Emery a nightmare start

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    None of the teams involved in the Champions League will know the extent of their travels until the draw for the group stage, which does not take place until August. City have seven league games (plus the final Champions League group match and a potential Carabao Cup encounter), kicking off with Bournemouth at home on 1 December.
  • Ronaldo Hat Trick Denies Spain Victory In Mouthwatering World Cup Match

    Ronaldo Hat Trick Denies Spain Victory In Mouthwatering World Cup Match

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    After what was a classic individual performance, you would expect anyone to comment about their individual performance, but Ronaldo focused on those around him. The Real Madrid forward accepted four charges of fraud in exchange for a reduced penalty and given that his suspended sentence is relatively short, Spanish law dictates that it is unlikely that he will be required to serve any time in jail.