• NFL's 2018 supplemental draft will take place July 11
NFL's 2018 supplemental draft will take place July 11

Virginia Tech confirmed in June he was no longer a member of the team after Alexander announced through his agent he was academically ineligible for the 2018 season. Alexander is known for his size (6-foot-2, 195 pounds) and is the product of a Hokies program that has traditionally churned out strong corners. The Washington Redskins select...

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  • Justin Timberlake will show England-Croatia game at London arena before concert
Justin Timberlake will show England-Croatia game at London arena before concert

For all of the hype around England , they have yet to come up against one of the really big guns at the World Cup . Dalic refused to confirm whether right-back Sime Vrsaljko would miss the game after the Atletico Madrid player came off in extra-time against Russian Federation.

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  • Full Quarter-Finals Results and Semi-Finals Schedule
Full Quarter-Finals Results and Semi-Finals Schedule

The last time England made the World Cup semi finals was 1990 in Italy when they bowed out to West Germany in a penalty shoot-out. "We've not got a good record against them, I think we've always underestimated them", Southgate said following a dramatic victory over Colombia in the last 16.

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  • Houston Rockets Determined To Sign Carmelo Anthony
Houston Rockets Determined To Sign Carmelo Anthony

The Rockets are among the teams that Anthony is reportedly interested in playing for, though money could be an issue. The Heat, who perhaps will bring back Anthony buddy Dwyane Wade , will be another strong suitor for Anthony's services, according to ESPN .

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  • Drake Shows His Intense Emotions While Cheering on Serena Williams at Wimbledon
Drake Shows His Intense Emotions While Cheering on Serena Williams at Wimbledon

The 30-year-old German remains on course after booking the seventh Grand Slam semi-final berth of her career. The eight-time champion lost just five points in a 16-minute first set but faced break points for the first time in this year's tournament, saving all four.

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  • Zverev wins battle of Wimbledon's rising stars
Zverev wins battle of Wimbledon's rising stars

Of course, today I found a way better than he did. Hsieh of Taiwan protested to the Chinese umpire in a language that Cibulkova couldn't understand, before the match referee became involved as calls of "replay the point" came from a bemused crowd on Court 18.

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  • Federer leaves another rival chasing shadows with a masterful Wimbledon performance
Federer leaves another rival chasing shadows with a masterful Wimbledon performance

Anderson advanced to his first Wimbledon quarterfinal after edging Gael Monfils 7-6 (4) 7-6 (2) 5-7 7-6 (4). Federer is yet to drop a set in Wimbledon this year. The Czech faces Dutch 20th seed Kiki Bertens, who stunned five-time Wimbledon victor Venus in the third round. Bertens and Pliskova had reached the fourth round at Wimbledon fo...

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  • Hierro cuts ties with Spanish federation after World Cup exit
Hierro cuts ties with Spanish federation after World Cup exit

Former Barcelona coach Luis Enrique is to be named as the new Spain coach, according to widespread reports in the Spanish media on Monday. A team with a history of success, a talented squad and a distinctive style of playing, had just failed to win a trophy for the first time in six years.

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  • England fans smash up IKEA, bus stop after win against Sweden
England fans smash up IKEA, bus stop after win against Sweden

After spurning a series of chances in previous games, he was better against England, combining well at times with Viktor Claesson. "We are still buzzing like a fly round a light-bulb", he said. That peak audience was slightly below the 24m who saw England win a penalty shoot-out against Colombia on Tuesday on ITV . "They've been through a lo...

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  • Tyler Honeycutt dies following gunfire exchange with police
Tyler Honeycutt dies following gunfire exchange with police

Police reported Honeycutt then barricaded himself inside a residence for hours. While no officers were hurt, at least one of them discharged a weapon, according to the Police Department. Honeycutt was first team All-Pac-10 in 2011 and was selected 35th overall by the Kings in the 2011 NBA Draft. In the National Basketball Association, he had ...

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  • Gregg Popovich says goodbye to Tony Parker after Hornets move
Gregg Popovich says goodbye to Tony Parker after Hornets move

Parker, 36, was drafted by the Spurs 28th overall in 2001 draft and has spent his entire professional career in San Antonio . "(James Borrego), who I played for in San Antonio , and with my little brother Nicolas Batum ". The only coach Parker has only known during his career, Gregg Popovich , later released a statement on the impact the poin...

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  • Wimbledon: Former champion Venus Williams crashes out in third round
Wimbledon: Former champion Venus Williams crashes out in third round

It is the biggest win of Pella's career and he is now in the third round of a Grand Slam for the first time. Del Potro faces Benoit Paire in the third round after the Frenchman upset 26th-seeded Canadian Denis Shapovalov. Monfils made it through to the fourth round for the first time after beating Sam Querrey . Three-time major victor Stan Wa...

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  • Kompany trying to hide Belgium's 'fear', says Miranda
Kompany trying to hide Belgium's 'fear', says Miranda

Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku admits Brazil do not have many weaknesses but believes their defence can be exploited with the correct approach. "They have individual technical value". At Euro 2016, heavily fancied Belgium was considered to be on the easier side of the draw to make the final but ended up being knocked out at the quarterfinal s...

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  • FIFA Condemns Diego Maradona's Comments About England- Colombia Referee
FIFA Condemns Diego Maradona's Comments About England- Colombia Referee

Maradona, the Hand of God who cheated the Three Lions at the 1986 tournament in Mexico, insists Colombia were hampered by poor refereeing decisions. "Twice the English threw themselves to the ground and he did not admonish them". In extra-time, the referee halted play following an England throw-in as the intended recipient Harry Maguire was d...

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  • Lewis Hamilton chasing record 6th British Grand Prix win at home race
Lewis Hamilton chasing record 6th British Grand Prix win at home race

Of course it's been added to and they've had a great advantage over the last few years, and their only main competition has been internal between their own drivers. Naturally, Hamilton was none too pleased with the fact that Mercedes had scuppered his race strategy, but there was little to be done about it. Kimi Raikkonen was next to slide off go...

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  • Pickford hits back at critics after Colombia heroics
Pickford hits back at critics after Colombia heroics

England hero and goalkeeper, Jordan Pickford , was being supported by his extremely tense girlfriend Megan Davison. "I don't care if I'm not the biggest keeper, I've got that power and agility and I'm very good at penalties". Substitute Danny Rose nearly struck an extra-time victor when his angled shot whistled beyond the far post, and Eric Di...

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  • Social media reaction to England's World Cup penalty shootout win
Social media reaction to England's World Cup penalty shootout win

Girlfriend Megan is out in Russian Federation to support Pickford , and last night posted two pictures of herself on Instagram, one before and one after the penalty shootout. England's hero Eric Dier. Kieran Trippier has been one of the stars of the World Cup and his performance against Colombia was another terrific one.

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  • Park Sung-hyun claims Women's PGA Championship
Park Sung-hyun claims Women's PGA Championship

Ryu was the overnight leader at 11-under but committed two double bogeys for a 73 in the final round, while blowing a two-shot lead with two holes to play to fall into the playoff. Park, who shot a bogey-free 69 in the final round to force the playoff, said her dramatic day felt "like a dream". With her driver normally being the weapon that helps h...

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  • Uruguay will sweat over Edinson Cavani's fitness, says suspended Blaise Matuidi
Uruguay will sweat over Edinson Cavani's fitness, says suspended Blaise Matuidi

Brazil, meanwhile, have made their way through into the quarter-finals of Russian Federation 2018 thanks to a 2-0 win, with the Paris Saint-Germain striker setting up Roberto Firmino for a second late on. "I don't know exactly. We need to go out with a lot of sacrifice.be solid at the back, deny them space to maximize their speed", he told a news...

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  • Thailand cave: Boys trapped in cave unable to swim, complicating rescue efforts
Thailand cave: Boys trapped in cave unable to swim, complicating rescue efforts

He says that bringing the team out the way that the divers reached them would be the "most dangerous" option. "Worst-case scenario is they have to dive them out", Pat Moret , a rescue consultant, told CNN . More than 1,000 people have been involved in the rescue operation, including teams from the Thai Navy SEALs , the UK, China , Myanmar , ...

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  • Juventus are reportedly trying sign Cristiano Ronaldo
Juventus are reportedly trying sign Cristiano Ronaldo

Ronaldo has made noises about wanting to depart from Los Blancos before, usually in a bid to earn a better contract to keep him up at the top table of earners with Neymar and Lionel Messi , but the institutional chaos at Real surrounding Zinedine Zidane's departure and Julen Lopetegui's controversial appointment have given the Italian side ...

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  • India begin England tour with 1st T20 at Manchester
India begin England tour with 1st T20 at Manchester

Kuldeep took three wickets in four balls and deceived us. Yadav produced a man-of-the-match display as he finished with 5-24 in India´s emphatic eight-wicket win over England in the first Twenty20 worldwide at Old Trafford. India will conclude their United Kingdom tour with 5 Test matches, the first of which will begin from the 1st of next mo...

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  • India vs England, 1st T20I at Manchester
India vs England, 1st T20I at Manchester

While India have been a consistent limited overs side during the past decade, England have finally found their mojo in ODIs and T20s, courtesy a group of fantastic limited overs players like Jos Buttler , Jason Roy and Ben Stokes. Kohli's decision to bowl was vindicated by young Kuldeep, who broke the backbone of the England batting with his...

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  • Joel Embiid's last-ditch plea to LeBron after Warriors shocker
Joel Embiid's last-ditch plea to LeBron after Warriors shocker

Love, 29, is a five-time All-Star, and was a key member of the Cavs teams that appeared in four-consecutive NBA Finals. But there's absolutely no reason to believe Magic Johnson and Co. New Orleans gave Julius Randle a two-year, $18 million contract, potentially eliminating themselves as suitors for the center. Caldwell-Pope, 25, played fou...

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  • Julius Randle an unrestricted free agent after Lakers renounce his rights
Julius Randle an unrestricted free agent after Lakers renounce his rights

LeBron James joining the LA Lakers has made the team THE destination for All-Star caliber National Basketball Association free agents. By adding Rondo, the Lakers got a skilled ball handler and great defender who is not known as a great perimeter shooter.

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  • Questions That Already Got Answered in 2018 NBA Free Agency
Questions That Already Got Answered in 2018 NBA Free Agency

Durant wanted to maximize his monetary value after his pay cut past year helped the Warriors re-sign veterans Andre Iguodala and Shaun Livingston , while also adding Nick Young at the mid-level exception ($5.2 million). The Cleveland Cavaliers , on the other hand, were the top seed in the East and hailed by many as a shoo-in for the NBA Finals ...

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  • Arsenal sign Sokratis Papastathopoulos from Borussia Dortmund on long-term deal
Arsenal sign Sokratis Papastathopoulos from Borussia Dortmund on long-term deal

The 29-year-old is reunited with former Borussia Dortmund teammates Mkhitaryan and Aubameyang who were eager to see their old teammate follow them to north London. He has previously turned out for Werder Bremen, Genoa and AC Milan, and this will be his first season in English football . "I spoke [with them] a lot of times", Papastathopoulos to...

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  • Basketball Game Devolves Into a Massive On-Court Brawl
Basketball Game Devolves Into a Massive On-Court Brawl

Play was suspended for 30 minutes while match officials reviewed the incident , ejecting 13 players from the court: Goulding, Kickert, Thon Maker and Nathan Sobey, along with nine from the Philippines side. Filipino cager RR Pogoy pushed Australian Chris Goulding on a drive that led to the retaliation of Daniel Kickert which ignited the ...

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  • Cavs enter draft in dark on LeBron's plan
Cavs enter draft in dark on LeBron's plan

The Cavs used their no. 8 pick on the dynamic point guard from the Alabama program, reportedly without factoring in LeBron James' decision. "We continue to have good dialogue with his management team", Altman said. He is just too risky for me. The Cavs did not have any indication about James' decision heading into the draft. "Anything i...

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  • Wrap results scores news Russian Federation spain croatia denmark
Wrap results scores news Russian Federation spain croatia denmark

Italy (twice in 1934) and Brazil (1950) are the other two World Cup hosts that Spain have failed to defeat. However, it is unclear how much damage was done to Pique's ankle and he should be cleared to play in Spain's knockout game against Russian Federation as Fernando Hierro's side look for a second win at the tournament.

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  • LeBron James rumor roundup: The latest on his plans for free agency
LeBron James rumor roundup: The latest on his plans for free agency

Earlier Sunday, James had contact with the Cleveland Cavaliers , who are hoping to hang onto the best player in franchise history. But there are at least three other teams - and maybe an outsider or two - with legitimate shots at landing James, who made it clear following this year's NBA Finals that he's still driven to win championships.

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  • Croatia Beat Denmark On Penalties To Reach World Cup Quarter-Finals
Croatia Beat Denmark On Penalties To Reach World Cup Quarter-Finals

Neither team found a breakthrough and the match advanced to a penalty-kick shootout, were each side saved the first attempt before making their next two shots. After 90 minutes , both teams were still level 1-1 and the game went into extra time . "I think we have better players than that team". Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic, however, h...

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  • Sweden dominates Mexico 3-0, but both head to knockout round
Sweden dominates Mexico 3-0, but both head to knockout round

Beer rained down when news filtered through that Germany, incredibly, were exiting the tournament, and Mexico progressed behind Sweden despite losing. Pitana was told to take another look at it by the video referee but, despite replays showing the ball hitting Hernandez's arm, he waved away Sweden's protests.

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  • Holders Germany knocked out after 2-0 defeat
Holders Germany knocked out after 2-0 defeat

It will take me some hours now to come to terms with it. "The whole of German football has lost". "We didn't really get into that tournament. We have to apologise for that". "We didn't think about the other game, we were just focused on our game". Two minutes into stoppage time, South Korea's Kim Young-gwon opened the scoring after German p...

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  • San Antonio Spurs trade talks pick right back up
San Antonio Spurs trade talks pick right back up

The question now is whether the Lakers even have enough to convince the San Antonio Spurs to send Leonard there. On Wednesday, ESPN reported there was mounting pressure on the Lakers to land Leonard , believing that doing so could help them get James.

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  • Kevin Durant to sign two-year deal with Golden State Warriors
Kevin Durant to sign two-year deal with Golden State Warriors

By taking this kind of deal, Durant would give the Warriors a little more breathing room in the short term to sign free agents over the summer. That means his discount last season still matters, as a 20-percent bump from $25 million puts him at exactly $30 million, a full $5,654,150 less for this season than he could have received using Early Bir...

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  • LeBron James and Paul George's decisions imminent
LeBron James and Paul George's decisions imminent

But in a fresh twist today, George was spotted dining at an upmarket restaurant, Catch, in Los Angeles by ESPN reporter Arash Markazi. However, his year with the Thunder may have been enough to convince him that he can find more success for now with Westbrook in OKC.

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  • Man Utd Nabil Fekir transfer talks hint as Liverpool deal stalls
Man Utd Nabil Fekir transfer talks hint as Liverpool deal stalls

Nabil is now on global duty with France at the World Cup where they are one of the favourites to win the tournament. TeamTalk cites a report from Mundo Deportivo over the weekend that claimed Liverpool had submitted a stunning £158m [€180m] bid and Madrid were now considering the offer having knocked back two lower offers in the past.

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  • Jorge Sampaoli Accused Of Asking Lionel Messi To Make Substitutions
Jorge Sampaoli Accused Of Asking Lionel Messi To Make Substitutions

After the Albiceleste started their campaign with a draw to Iceland, in which Messi missed a penalty, and then a 0-3 loss to Croatia , the Barcelona superstar was criticized heavily. " We were quite confident that we would be able to go through and fortunately that came through". "We know that, we are warned". "Argentina is very strong ps...

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  • Rory McIlroy one shot off first-round lead
Rory McIlroy one shot off first-round lead

Spieth said last year's win in Cromwell gave him the momentum he needed to claim the British Open title. McIlroy had just a wedge in hand for his approach to the last, but his back foot appeared to slip a little on his downswing which caused him to tug it left of the target, and his pitch left him a 10-foot putt to save par which slipped just pas...

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  • Tabarez: It will take entire Uruguay team to stop Cristiano Ronaldo
Tabarez: It will take entire Uruguay team to stop Cristiano Ronaldo

Clubless William Carvalho could miss the game for Portugal , having been absent from training in the build-up with a minor injury, but Gelson Martins and Raphael Guerreiro are fit to start. All five of Uruguay's goals at the 2018 World Cup have been scored from set-pieces (three from corners, one from a direct free-kick and one from an indirec...

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  • LeBron James declines option, becomes prize free agent, sources say
LeBron James declines option, becomes prize free agent, sources say

If he had opted in, it would have likely meant the Cavs had worked out a trade for James. Had LeBron exercised his player option, Houston could have engaged in a rather straightforward swap of salaries plus assets with the Cavs, assuming James expressed to Cleveland that the Rockets were his preferred destination.

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  • Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan help India beat Ireland in Dublin T20
Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan help India beat Ireland in Dublin T20

India: Virat Kohli (c), Shikhar Dhawan , Rohit Sharma , Lokesh Rahul, Suresh Raina , Manish Pandey, MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav , Washington Sundar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah , Siddarth Kaul , Umesh Yadav .

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  • Senegal exit ensures little-known Irish World Cup record stays intact
Senegal exit ensures little-known Irish World Cup record stays intact

But if you change the players and the system, you are taking a risk. Southgate didn't even turn to Kane in search for an equaliser, instead introducing Danny Welbeck to ensure every outfield player in his squad featured across the three group games.

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  • Japan lose but qualify because of fewer bookings than Senegal
Japan lose but qualify because of fewer bookings than Senegal

England managed only two shots on goal and earned just 47 percent of possession. So how do we know that Grosicki was the player he meant to bring off for Blaszcyskowski? Belgium now face Japan in Rostov-on-Don on Monday while England play Colombia in Moscow on Tuesday in the knockout phase.

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  • Smith: LeBron Texted Kevin Durant About Playing In Los Angeles
Smith: LeBron Texted Kevin Durant About Playing In Los Angeles

But if James' choice hinges on the Lakers acquiring another superstar, the team may have to move on Leonard before the Oklahoma City Thunder swingman settles on his next destination. James himself is facing a hard decision as he surveys the National Basketball Association landscape and tries to find a team that fits all of his needs.

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  • South Korean KO - Dark day for defending champions
South Korean KO - Dark day for defending champions

We need a couple of hours to see things clearly. "I'm incredibly disappointed by this elimination". They could also have gone through with a draw, if the Sweden-Mexico game had also ended in a draw. The Mexican team's official beer sponsor also showed its gratitude to the South Koreans, sending their embassy in Washington several dozen crates of al...

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  • Stephen A: LeBron texted Kevin Durant about playing in LA
Stephen A: LeBron texted Kevin Durant about playing in LA

Oklahoma City was unable to live up to the hype that surrounded them and was knocked out of the playoffs in the first round. The Spurs are reportedly only interested in sending the two-time Defensive Player of the Year and former Finals MVP to the Eastern Conference , though Leonard has made it known that he would prefer to land in Los Angeles.

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  • Mane critical to Senegal hopes
Mane critical to Senegal hopes

With Senegal and Japan both on four points, Colombia and Senegal could both progress with a draw but only if Japan lose to Poland. All eyes will now be on the other group match between Poland and Colombia - defeat for either side will be the end of their tournament in Russian Federation.

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  • How can Argentina qualify for last 16?
How can Argentina qualify for last 16?

And many still have everything to play for. Despite Ronaldo's goalscoring heroics, Portugal are likely find themselves heading home if they lose to Iran . Advances with win or draw against Serbia . African sides Egypt , Morocco and Tunisia were eliminated after two consecutive defeats, dimming hopes of Africa finally fulfilling Brazil...

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