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Atlanta traded Howard and a second-round pick to Charlotte in 2017 for Marco Belinelli , Miles Plumlee and a second-round draft pick. According to Ben Rohrbach of Yahoo Sports , one of the National Basketball Association teams who could express interest in acquiring Howard is the Golden State Warriors.
  • Neymar endured frosty relationship with Bjorn Kuipers throughout Costa Rica match

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    That was an apt reflection of how tense the match had been, with Costa Rica's flat-back five keeping Neymar on the periphery, as Johan Venegas and Cristian Gamboa man-marked him out of the game. Neymar has now posted an Instagram saying why, and it's emotional to say the least. And Neymar was on hand to tap home Douglas Costa's delicate chipped cross even deeper into stoppage time to wrap up three points that had appeared like slipping through Brazilian fingers.
  • Serbia take on Switzerland in Group E with Brazil looming

    Serbia take on Switzerland in Group E with Brazil looming

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    Switzerland were ranked above France and Spain in sixth place before the tournament and battled hard for a point against a Brazil side led by Neymar in their opener. Serbia will now need something from their final Group E match against Brazil, while a draw against Costa Rica would see Switzerland through. A victory will mean that Serbia will qualify for the round of 16 for the first time as playing as an independent nation.
  • Cavs want to keep Kevin Love even if LeBron James leaves

    Cavs want to keep Kevin Love even if LeBron James leaves

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    A local super fan is taking recruitment into his own hands by purchasing billboards around Houston in an attempt to convince Lebron James to come and play basketball with the Rockets. The Cavs can offer him a five-year, $209 million deal this time. While Sexton certainly improves the Cavs' backcourt, there is no guarantee it will do anything to impact what James may do.
  • Ahmed Shehzad Reportedly Fails Dope Test, Could Face 3-month Ban

    Ahmed Shehzad Reportedly Fails Dope Test, Could Face 3-month Ban

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    While some reports claim that Shehzad has the option to opt for a second dope test to recheck the results from the first, sources of thenews.com.pak close to PCB found out that he might be banned for three months. Geo News has learned that PCB has decided not to consider him for the tour making Muhammad Hafeez and Shan Masood as the two strong replacements. "He has tested positive in the initial test but the process has to be completed before we can make any official statements", a ...
  • Gernot Rohr claims Super Eagles players are still growing

    Gernot Rohr claims Super Eagles players are still growing

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    If both win on Tuesday at 2 p.m. ET, they'll be hoping to top the other on tiebreakers, where Iceland has a slight advantage in goal differential after two games played . However, the Nigerian Eagles who are in group D still stand a chance of qualifying as Argentina only has two one point having drawn their first match and lost the Second while Iceland has one point from their first game against Argentina.
  • Phil Mickelson apologises for meltdown at US Open

    Phil Mickelson apologises for meltdown at US Open

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    And while it has taken a few more days, Mickelson finally spoke out once more, this time sending a message to a number of journalists on Wednesday to publicy apologising for what happened on the 13th green on Saturday. Some felt that the United States Golf Association (USGA) was displaying deference to one of golf's most popular figures by making a very narrow interpretation of the rule (14-5) governing that situation, one that says, "A player must not make a stroke at his ball while it is ...
  • Victor Moses says Super Eagles plan to score early against Iceland

    Victor Moses says Super Eagles plan to score early against Iceland

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    Croatia top Group D with six points following their win over Argentina on Friday evening, while Nigeria sit in second with their win over Iceland . In contrast to the West African giants, Iceland will be buoyed heading into this one after holding Argentina in their opening fixture.
  • Koepka holds off Fleetwood for U.S. Open title

    Koepka holds off Fleetwood for U.S. Open title

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    Mickelson emerged to say that he was merely using the rules to his advantage. Somehow, tying a U.S. Open record with a final-round 63 wasn't totally satisfying for Tommy Fleetwood . Open". Starting the day six shots off the lead, Fleetwood made the ideal start with four birdies in his first seven holes before dropping a shot on the ninth after missing the green with his approach.
  • Brazil (2) vs Costa Rica (0), up next is Nigeria vs Iceland

    Brazil (2) vs Costa Rica (0), up next is Nigeria vs Iceland

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    The second match of the day wraps up Group D action Iceland taking on Nigeria . He last wore the armband during a 1-0 defeat by Argentina in June, that friendly loss in Australia being the only defeat suffered by coach Tite's Brazil in the last 22 games.
  • Ex- Arsenal star, Stapeleton predicts Super Eagles fate against Iceland

    Ex- Arsenal star, Stapeleton predicts Super Eagles fate against Iceland

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    Gudmundsson, who plays for Burnley in England's Premier League, has 65 caps for Iceland and is a key part of the team's fast, counter-attacking style. After recording eight shots against Argentina in the first half of their first match, Iceland failed to register a single attempt on goal in the second 45 minutes.
  • National Basketball Association player sues Milwaukee police, claiming excessive force | North America

    National Basketball Association player sues Milwaukee police, claiming excessive force | North America

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    Andrade's social media presence became a new point of interest. Brown's attorney Mark Thomsen filed the lawsuit in federal court. "Brown on the basis of his race". "You're stepping on my ankle, for what?" Police have only released the body camera video of the first officer who contacted Brown. Andrade was one of several officers instructed to review department policies on interactions with civilians, but not among those suspended from duty over the incident.
  • Spurs' Gregg Popovich Meets With Kawhi Leonard In Cali

    Spurs' Gregg Popovich Meets With Kawhi Leonard In Cali

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    It's exactly what the Indiana Pacers did a year ago by trading Paul George to the Oklahoma City Thunder when they were informed that the forward would sign elsewhere the following summer. "With Leonard, obtaining such assurance may not even be possible". Leonard made it clear last week that he wanted to be traded away by the Spurs following a breakdown in trust over his injury issues last season.
  • No attacks on Neymar, pledges Costa Rica boss Ramirez

    No attacks on Neymar, pledges Costa Rica boss Ramirez

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    Neymar was criticised for being self-indulgent, often taking too many touches to try and beat Swiss right-back Stephan Lichtsteiner instead of moving the ball on quickly to teammates. There were also slight concerns about talisman Neymar Jr.'s fitness after he hobbled off from a training session due to pain in his ankle. "You have to strengthen the team but I'm not going to take away the main characteristics of the players".
  • Senegalese fans fight after World Cup game as team prepares for Japan

    Senegalese fans fight after World Cup game as team prepares for Japan

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    For starters, the Japanese fans have made headlines for continuing their practice of respectfully picking up trash and cleaning up stadiums after their games. One clip of the clean-up operation, shared by Argentinean channel TyC Sports, has been viewed more than 4 million times . However, a photo was later published to the World Cup Twitter page depicting Colombian and Mexican fans hoisting up an Egyptian man in a wheelchair so he can watch his team play.
  • Murray unsure about Wimbledon after comeback defeat

    Murray unsure about Wimbledon after comeback defeat

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    He plans to see how he recovers over the next 48 hours before deciding whether to play at the All England Club, where he has twice won the Wimbledon title. "I've struggled a bit in the previous year and a half and that has taken a bit of confidence out of me but I'm trying to get that back and today was flawless".
  • Better me than the players, says injured England boss Southgate

    Better me than the players, says injured England boss Southgate

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    It's hard to explain. I love diamonds. I love to show off. For a few years, we lived with our grandmother in Kingston, and I remember watching the other kids with their mums and just feeling really jealous. Stones was not even on the bench for some City games after the signing of Aymeric Laporte. The Football Association declined to comment on the significance, or otherwise, of the shot.
  • Porter Jr.'s National Basketball Association draft spot anyone's guess

    Porter Jr.'s National Basketball Association draft spot anyone's guess

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    Multiple reports said he had an MRI that came back "clean". "The game comes easily to Porter, and in a total vacuum his offensive gifts would make him a top-five selection", SI's Jeremy Woo writes. That injury forced him to have surgery on his L3 and L4 spinal disks. He was cleared to play in March, but played in only two games before - Missouri's last game in the SEC Tournament and its first-round NCAA Tournament loss.
  • Luka Doncic Explains Why His Favorite Player in NBA Is LeBron James

    Luka Doncic Explains Why His Favorite Player in NBA Is LeBron James

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    The last time the Mavericks were coming off at least two straight losing seasons, as they are now, they traded down for Nowitzki, who was drafted ninth by Milwaukee in 1998. The green room is a staging area near the draft podium where players, families and associates await NBA commissioner Adam Silver to call their names upon selection.
  • Jay-Z Hired By Puma As President Of Basketball Operations

    Jay-Z Hired By Puma As President Of Basketball Operations

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    Nike, Adidas, and Jordan have reigned supreme on and off courts for decades in many countries, especially when it comes to shoe branding. The Frankfurt-listed company had $4.1 billion euros in sales past year, an all-time record for the brand, and shares are up 38 percent in 2018 so far.
  • Sorry fans, Optus won't hang up its football boots anytime soon

    Sorry fans, Optus won't hang up its football boots anytime soon

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    SBS has been showing select matches and has the rights to broadcast all Socceroos games, semi-finals and the final. While SBS had been the host broadcaster for previous World Cups , Optus won the exclusive rights then faced a barrage of complaints as the tournament got underway and subscribers to Optus Sport were met with a series of crashes, connection problems and other issues during the initial games for people trying to watch on a smartphone or tablet.
  • Fans loved Senegal's celebrations after World Cup win

    Fans loved Senegal's celebrations after World Cup win

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    Kagawa rolled Japan's resulting penalty past David Ospina in a nightmare start to Colombia's World Cup campaign. "You often hear people say that football is a reflection of culture". Senegal did not just become the first African country to win their first match in the world cup, but they showed the world that they came hard for the cup and they brought their ethics alongside with them.
  • Iran keeps World Cup dream alive after losing heartbreaker to Spain

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    They next face Portugal in Group B . The relief, however, soon turned into a surprisingly tortuous experience, because the Spain team started to wobble like jelly every time the ball was crossed, with the 10 other players all vigilant of De Gea , as if they wanted the goalkeeper to make the save of the night in order to recover the team's spirit and see the players really take off in Russian Federation.
  • Senegal coach: We earned our victory

    Senegal coach: We earned our victory

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    Appearing in just their second ever World Cup , their first since 2002, the African nation defeated Poland 2-1 in Moscow's Spartak Stadium . Liverpool striker Mane set up Idrissa Gueye in the 37th minute for a shot that took a wicked deflection off Cionek, leaving Szczesny totally wrong-footed in the Polish goal for Senegal's opener on 37 minutes.
  • Ben Stokes out but Curran brothers in for Australia & India games

    Ben Stokes out but Curran brothers in for Australia & India games

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    Woakes, 29, injured a thigh muscle during the second Test with Pakistan at the beginning of June which the European Central Bank say "was at least in part due to a flare-up of a chronic right knee problem". The latter has been ruled out of all the fixtures, but the former will continue his rehabilitation from a torn hamstring with the squad, and may be available for selection depending on his recovery.
  • Phil Mickelson apologizes for meltdown at U.S. Open

    Phil Mickelson apologizes for meltdown at U.S. Open

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    I'm embarrassed and disappointed in my actions. It was certainly not his finest moment, but the contrition will likely turn the tide for many. The incident occurred Saturday on the 13th green at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club when Mickelson putted past the hole and ran toward the ball as it was gathering speed down a slope.
  • Collin Sexton to begin pro career in NBA draft

    Collin Sexton to begin pro career in NBA draft

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    His skill-set would unquestionably add another layer of versatility to the roster. If Porter is not available, he's supposedly next on the Cavaliers' board alongside Kentucky's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. Couldn't the Magic use a player with that kind of intensity? They can enter the draft after one year (the players that do this are often called "one-and-done's"), or they can play at the college for up to four years.
  • Wawrinka eases to opening win at Queen's

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    It's tough when you see how far you are and how long it will take. "I will have ups and downs in the next months and need to be patient". The 29-year-old Croat, champion at Queen's in 2012, lost only four points on serve during a 6-3 6-4 victory - his fourth in succession against Verdasco.
  • Peru vs France LIVE on SBS

    Peru vs France LIVE on SBS

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    Coach Didier Deschamps acknowledged on the eve of the match that France had lacked dynamism in attack in their first game against Australia, where they laboured to a 2-1 victory. With Peru pushing for an equaliser, Deschamps opted for a change with 15 minuets remaining as Mbappe made way for Dembele. He'll have to pick himself up to avenge that moment, he's a crucial part of the team.
  • Griezmann signs extension with Atletico

    Griezmann signs extension with Atletico

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    Griezmann confirmed he wouldn't be moving to the Blaugrana in a mini documentary aired on Spanish television that was produced by Kosmos Studios, which is affiliated with Pique. We feel bad for the supporters who have felt disappointed with the way it happened. "We informed Atletico of our interest in an official way", said vice-president Jordi Mestre, per Ramiro Aldunate of Marca .
  • Nabil Fekir could still join Liverpool this summer, says agent

    Nabil Fekir could still join Liverpool this summer, says agent

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    Today, Nabil Fekir could yet join Liverpool .... Soon after the end of the domestic season, Liverpool were said to be close to sealing a £53m deal to sign the France worldwide before the start of the World Cup . In a press conference in Russian Federation today, speaking ahead of France's next match against Peru on Thursday, Fekir was asked about his situation with Liverpool .
  • Raheem Sterling set to be dropped for England v Panama

    Raheem Sterling set to be dropped for England v Panama

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    The assistant manager, Steve Holland, may have accidentally revealed England's lineup after being pictured walking on to the training pitch at Spartak Zelenogorsk's stadium carrying a sheet of paper that seemed to identify Southgate's team for the second Group G fixture.
  • Woman left with hematoma after copping a flying hotdog to the face

    Woman left with hematoma after copping a flying hotdog to the face

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    The big green mascot came out with his hot dog launcher, and was about to launch them into the stands. The Phillies reached out to McVay directly on Tuesday to apologize. The Phanatic, naturally, felt bad about what happened, and the team reached out to her on Tuesday to apologize. "If it gives people a good laugh and if that makes somebody chuckle, then that's fine".
  • Argentina vs Croatia | 21 Jun 2018

    Argentina vs Croatia | 21 Jun 2018

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    The ace Barcelona striker was the talk of the town when he missed a penalty awarded to Argentina in their group game against debutants Iceland , thereby settling for a disappointing 1-1 draw. A lot has been made of Argentina's over-dependence on their world class winger, despite the country having the likes of Sergio Aguero , Gonzalo Higuain and Angel di Maria.
  • Sergio Ramos hits back at Diego Maradona with huge Lionel Messi claim

    Sergio Ramos hits back at Diego Maradona with huge Lionel Messi claim

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    He was convinced to perform a U-turn on his initial decision ahead of Argentina's 2018 World Cup qualification campaign and the South American nation wouldn't have made it to Russian Federation without him. "We discussed looking for the breaks to generate the best physical and mental form for the World Cup, it will be very important and it will be much more genuine for him to handle it than another".
  • ICC Announces Plan for World Test Championship and ODI League

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    The structure of men's FTP includes the ICC Cricket World Cups (2019, 2023), ICC World T20s (2020, 2021), World Test Championship cycle 1 (2019-2021 with final), cycle 2 (2021-2023 with final) and all bilateral Tests, ODIs and T20Is. Afghanistan have matches scheduled at their home base India and away against Australia, while Ireland will host New Zealand and travel to England. "There's a lot to look forward to, but it's hard to go past the three match Test series in Australia next year ...
  • Egypt 1-3 Russia: Pharaohs nearly out of Russia 2018

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    A needless punch from goalkeeper Mohamed El-Shenawy led to a horror own goal from Ahmed Fathi in the 47th minute. Salah, who did not featured for Pharaoh's due to shoulder injury, watched the entire 90th of the game from the bench as Jose Gimenez's 89th-minute victor handed Uruguayan victory in Ekaterinburg.