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Ronald Koeman has spoken about his intention regarding defender's future

Ronald Koeman has spoken about his intention regarding defender's future

Dominic Calvert-Lewin's goal and a Jordan Picked clean sheet have secured Everton's passage into the next round of Europa League qualifying. "It was a physical game and 90 minutes that the players needed". Everton have been drawn against Croatian outfit Hajduk Split in their Europa League play-off tie. "We always try to play offensive football, we don't come here to defend the result, it's not the way I like and it's not the best way". Read More

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Two people die in Soweto derby stampede at FNB Stadium

Two people die in Soweto derby stampede at FNB Stadium

Reports coming our of Soweto is that a stampede has taken place at the FNB Stadium, with casualties being reported. Match tickets were sold out two weeks before the game. It has also played an important role in South African politics. "There was lots of traffic to get inside the stadium. people were getting angry and some were drunk. Read More

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Red Sox lose pitcher Price to inflamed elbow

Red Sox lose pitcher Price to inflamed elbow

Boston Red Sox left-handed pitcher David Price , sidelined for the first two months of the season, was placed on Major League Baseball's 10-day disabled list Friday with an inflamed left elbow. Right now, the Red Sox are in a tailspin with the news of the details regarding, Price's verbal abuse of Red Sox broadcaster and Hall of Famer Dennis Eckersley in front of teammates, with a number of them clapping and approving with Dustin Pedroia possibly being one of them. Read More

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Ravens sign backup QB; Colin Kaepernick not in plans?

Ravens sign backup QB; Colin Kaepernick not in plans?

As Kaepernick is under consideration by the Ravens, ESPN reports Kansas City Chiefs owner Clark Hunt says he would have "no problem" signing the embattled quarterback. If Flacco's absence becomes extended, that increases the chances of Baltimore signing Kaepernick. Olson was an indoor football player who was apparently Andrew Luck's backup at Stanford before transferring to Clemson, where he attempted three passes in 2014. Read More

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Jose Mourinho facing a big second season as Manchester United boss

United won the Community Shield against Leicester City at Wembley in Mourinho's first game in charge and ended the campaign with Europa League glory as they beat Ajax in Stockholm. Until now they spent zero pounds, right? "To be honest, with the club [Madrid]'s structure, they wanted me to stay, they didn't want me to leave". We can not say we are going to improve the group because Wayne left. Read More

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Beginning of good times for women's cricket in India: Mithali

But the focus now is on preparing for the ICC World T20 next year. "While it is a happy day for all Indians, it is really a matter of great pride for the Railways specially. "I can proudly say that I have led the team well", Mithali said, summing up her own tournament. All-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur and skipper Mithali Raj will also be given gazetted officers post. Read More

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Luck headed to Colts' PUP list for start of training camp

Luck headed to Colts' PUP list for start of training camp

On Monday, though, Ballard gave no indication of when Luck may join the team at training camp. Geathers is also being placed on PUP, but will remain there for at least the first six weeks of the regular season. "In an ideal world, you nearly have two free safety-like guys and two corner-like players that have some cover abilities", Ballard said. The bad news is he's not ready to start training camp with the rest of his teammates. Read More

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Cowboys open training camp with optimism but it's overshadowed by Whitehead's release

Cowboys open training camp with optimism but it's overshadowed by Whitehead's release

They called it "a case of mistaken identity". During the 2016 National Football League season, Whitehead missed a Saturday walkthrough, resulting in head coach Jason Garrett informing him to skip the flight. I NEVER once had an altercation with the cops. The Cowboys signed Whitehead as an undrafted free agent in 2015, and he was entering the final year of his three-year, $1.58 million deal with the team. Read More

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Grace breaks major single round golf record with 62

There will surely be unresolved debate about what's better, a 62 on a par-70 course or a 63 on a par-72. The last 63 recorded at the British Open was in the final round at Royal Troon past year by the victor, Henrik Stenson . "Peter Crouch was!" came the witty reply from one man among the press pack. A 29 going out matched Grace's age. "Can't believe in the final round I (made) so many birdies", Li said . Read More

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Antonio Conte hints at fourth Chelsea summer signing

Antonio Conte hints at fourth Chelsea summer signing

Pre-season is very important. Conte went on to speak about his new contract, which will see him at the club till at least 2019, insisting that such short durations keep up the motivation and help drive him on. Speaking about the player's situation, Conte made it clear the writing has been on the wall for the striker for a while. "I can want this, but if I'm alone it's very hard to do this. Read More

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LeBron James won't intervene in Kyrie Irving trade talks

LeBron James won't intervene in Kyrie Irving trade talks

The 25-year-old Irving, a New Jersey native who went to Duke and was selected by the Cavaliers with the first overall pick in the 2011 draft, previously told Sports Illustrated the team was a in a "peculiar place". Irving badly wants to be able to run his own team and be the number one option no matter what. In New York, the potential to ship Carmelo Anthony away to Cleveland in exchange for Irving and assets could change the fate of a franchise that desperately needs a makeover. Read More

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Benjamin Mendy to Join Manchester City From Monaco in Record £52m Transfer

Benjamin Mendy to Join Manchester City From Monaco in Record £52m Transfer

Fresh off of completing a record deal to help bolster the club's back line this summer, Manchester City is back at it with the Premier League season looming. City, who have already signed Bernardo Silva from Monaco and are interested in their highly-coveted striker Kylian Mbappe , are in the market for a left-back following Gael Clichy's departure, although another imminent new £26.5m signing Danilo has played there for Real Madrid . Read More

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Froome on brink of 4th Tour de France crown

Froome on brink of 4th Tour de France crown

Two years ago on a 17.3km course with two climbs, Bardet beat Froome by 10 seconds in a time-trial - this one is 5km longer but has only one climb, and one that suits Froome. The sprinters have saved their legs for the final time trial of the tour, but all eyes will be on Froome as he crosses the line. World time trial champion Tony Martin ( Katusha-Alpecin ) could only ride to fourth place, 14 seconds down on Bodnar, who pulled out all the stops on a course that started and finished ... Read More

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Pakistan SC warns Sharif's children of seven-year jail if papers forged

Pakistan SC warns Sharif's children of seven-year jail if papers forged

Addressing the media alongside other party leaders after the Supreme Court hearing, Sherry said it is sad how "they want to drag the case and send the case to the trial court so it can be delayed further". "You should have given the complete documents to the JIT", Justice Ejaz observed, commenting that now the counsel has brought to the fore new documents whose effect on the case will have to be seen. Read More

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United States approves 15000 visas for temporary workers

United States approves 15000 visas for temporary workers

A H-2B visa is a temporary work visa for foreign workers for seasonal, non-agricultural work in the U.S. H-2B visas are usually capped at 66,000, but petitions for the newly allocated visas will run through September. But yesterday, the Department of Homeland Security moved to expand another type of visa, the H-2B, which allows lower-skilled workers in on a seasonal basis. Read More

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OJ Simpson's Parole Hearing Is Coming To A TV Near You

OJ Simpson's Parole Hearing Is Coming To A TV Near You

The 70-year-old former National Football League player was sentenced to a minimum of nine years and a maximum of 33 years in prison, for kidnapping and burglary in 2008. Due to the extreme interest in the case, the parole board is expected to make a decision about Simpson's eligibility within hours of the hearing; it usually takes days for a decision to be made. Read More

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'Growing sense' Cowboys Ezekiel Elliott may face suspension from domestic violence investigation

'Growing sense' Cowboys Ezekiel Elliott may face suspension from domestic violence investigation

The investigation is ongoing but the NFL is still waiting to hear back from Elliott, who has not responded to the league's latest findings. According to ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter , there is a growing sense that Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott could face a one-to-two game suspension for an alleged domestic violence incident from previous year. Read More

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Brewers trade Cooper to Yankees for reliever Webb

Brewers trade Cooper to Yankees for reliever Webb

In 2015, he pitched in 72 2/3 innings for New York's affiliate in Scranton, posting a 3.59 ERA, 1.239 WHIP and 10.2 K/9. A few hours later, the Brewers did indeed make a move, though it wasn't exactly an equivalent-level deal - and that's presumably just fine for general manager David Stearns, who, while surely happy the club is having so much unexpected success this season, remains reluctant to sacrifice talent from the Brewers' formidable farm system as he builds for the future. Read More

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Conor McGregor vows to knock Floyd Mayweather out inside four rounds

Conor McGregor vows to knock Floyd Mayweather out inside four rounds

Wearing the custom-made suit he abused Mayweather for coming to the press conference in a tracksuit. What a square - right? It's unclear whether the IRS has tried to withhold on Mayweather's purse from the fight against McGregor. However, according to a notice of a federal tax lien filed by the IRS in the United States, the man nicknamed "Money" owes $22.2 million (£17.3 million) in taxes from the nine-figure sum he earned in his fight against Manny Pacquiao in 2015. Read More

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Wimbledon : Federer into 12th semi-final

Wimbledon : Federer into 12th semi-final

It's maybe the toughest tournament out there. Raonic came through an early scare in the first set after saving a break point at 1-1, but Federer made no mistake at 2-2 before taking command of the set by holding serve to love. "Then again, the best players are left in the draw". I'm so happy to be through. I'm rested. I'm fresh. That's why I can't think too far ahead. I'm ready to go this afternoon if I have to, which is great, but I don't have to. Read More

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Cory Bernardi to spruik Australian Conservative in Liberal Party heartland

Cory Bernardi to spruik Australian Conservative in Liberal Party heartland

In terms of Australia's third most popular party that continues to be One Nation, the Pauline Hanson led party kept 11 per cent of voters in their corner, with the Greens enjoying the support of 10 per cent. He said Brexit would bring "big horizons, big opportunities" for Britain. Turnbull, who earlier met with embattled UK Prime Minister Theresa May, echoed her call on Internet companies to crack down on extremists who use their sites to recruit supporters and spread propaganda. Read More

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US Likely To Test THAAD Missile Defense System This Month

US Likely To Test THAAD Missile Defense System This Month

Is the growing threat from North Korea enough to sway congress to continue the deployment in South Korea? The US statement said the B-1Bs released "inert" weapons at the Pilsung Range. Vice Admiral James Syring, a former director of the Missile Defense Agency, said in May the THAAD system has a 100% success rate in its 13 flight tests so far. Read More

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Markelle Fultz Leaves Summer League Game vs. Warriors with Ankle Injury

Markelle Fultz Leaves Summer League Game vs. Warriors with Ankle Injury

A local radio station posed that question Sunday morning, several hours after top pick Markelle Fultz suffered an ankle injury during a summer league game in Las Vegas and needed helping leaving the court. "Again, based on the initial diagnosis, you rather hear that than something worse". Fultz was chasing down Golden State's Jabari Brown midway through the third quarter, but on his way up, Fultz stepped on Brown's foot. Read More

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UN Declares Ancient Jewish Holy Site Is Now Palestinian

UN Declares Ancient Jewish Holy Site Is Now Palestinian

The vote took place at the meeting Unesco annual summit, in Krakow, Poland, on Friday and was held as a secret ballot following a request from Israel, which believed that would mean countries were more likely to support its case. Ending his fiery speech to the committee immediately after the vote, Shama-HaCohen said he had to take a call from his "plumber", the Times of Israel reported . Read More

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Shelby Rogers advances to 3rd round at Wimbledon

Shelby Rogers advances to 3rd round at Wimbledon

Again in the third set, Rogers appeared to be in a good position as she recovered from a first-game service break and battled to a 3-2, break-point advantage against Kerber. Djokovic, who extended his head-to-head against Gulbis to 7-1, is through to the fourth round at Wimbledon for the 10th time . Canadian sixth seed Milos Raonic, last year's beaten finalist, downed Spain's 25th seed Albert Ramos-Vinolas 7-6 (7/3), 6-4, 7-5 to book a fouth round spot against either Alexander Zverev or ... Read More

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Bottas on pole in Austria

Bottas on pole in Austria

Rounding off the top 10 were his team mate Esteban Ocon, who didn't quite show the pace that got him far too close to his teammate last time round, and Carlos Sainz in the Toro Rosso . The matter was referred to the race stewards at the Red Bull Ring on Friday evening after the three-time world champion Briton had dominated both opening practice sessions. Read More

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Bethanie Mattek-Sands dislocated patella, ruptured patella tendon at Wimbledon

Bethanie Mattek-Sands dislocated patella, ruptured patella tendon at Wimbledon

She said: "I am going to be heading to NYC to see more doctors to see what's really going on". 'I have been getting a lot of messages and really appreciate the support, ' she said, holding back tears. Cirstea, who had dropped the first set 4-6 but took the second 7-6 (7/4), was declared the victor of the second round match. "She was in shock". Cirstea was critical about how long it took for assistance to arrive, saying: "It took a long time for the stretcher". Read More

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