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Sport Delle Donne, Parker to captain WNBA All-Star Game
Author: 0 Delle Donne, Parker to captain WNBA All-Star Game

The Women's National Basketball Association has unveiled their uniforms for the upcoming 2018 WNBA All-Star Game which will be held in Minneapolis next Saturday. Phoenix's Diana Taurasi was selected to her ninth All-Star team. Delle Donne's team will be led by Seattle coach Dan Hughes, who has guided the Storm to the league's best record.

Sport Thibaut Courtois Agrees Terms With Real Madrid
Author: 0 Thibaut Courtois Agrees Terms With Real Madrid

He knows the fans love him and he's a player we love to play with. He is the best player at the club and we need Chelsea to keep the best players. But a telephone call without looking them in the eye will not give me any certainty. Goalkeeper Thibault Courtois has been linked with a move to Real Madrid during this transfer window and midfielder Willian is another who has piqued the interest of Barcelona .

Sport Pant named for England Tests in place of injured Saha
Author: 0 Pant named for England Tests in place of injured Saha

Pant was originally not named in the India-A squad for the four-day matches, but was added earlier this month. But it was a different story at Lord's on Saturday, where Root's 113 not out saw England to an 86-run win that levelled things up at 1-1 before his national record 13th ODI hundred completed a come-from-behind 2-1 win in a three-match series.

Sport Joe Hart travels with Manchester City for preseason US friendlies
Author: 0 Joe Hart travels with Manchester City for preseason US friendlies

ET, ESPN2). Riyad Mahrez has been officially unveiled as a Manchester City player and Sky Sports News reporter Ben Ransom caught up with him. Hart is looking for a permanent move away from the Etihad Stadium, after successive season-long loans at Torino and West Ham, but the City boss has been impressed by his attitude.

Sport Kisner leads at Open as Tiger plays down injury fears
Author: 0 Kisner leads at Open as Tiger plays down injury fears

On the plus side, however, Woods didn't appear to be showing any ill effects from what his camp called a bad night's sleep, one that led to a minor panic when Woods showed up at Carnoustie with black kinesio tape on his neck . "Makes me feel a little bit more comfortable", he said. "You're just able to see this one", Woods said. "I think it's ideal for my game, but I have to go make the team".

Sport Lakers' Hart named summer league MVP
Author: 0 Lakers' Hart named summer league MVP

First team all-summer league honors were claimed by Josh Hart , Lakers (MVP); Wendell Carter, Chicago; Kevin Knox , New York; Collin Sexton , Cleveland and Christian Wood , Milwaukee. Jeff Ayres was the only other Laker in double figures, as he tallied 11 points, one assist and one steal. Fellow second-year players Kyle Kuzma and Ball did not participate in the league.

Sport Carmelo Anthony traded to Hawks, will be waived
Author: 0 Carmelo Anthony traded to Hawks, will be waived

Anthony's time in Oklahoma City lasted just one season, where the 34-year-old averaged 16.2 points and 5.8 rebounds over 78 games. Sports' Jeff Zillgitt and Sam Amick report that the Houston Rockets are "considered the strong favorite" to sign Anthony after the Hawks waive him.

Sport Alisson: New Liverpool signing reveals Mohamed Salah text message
Author: 0 Alisson: New Liverpool signing reveals Mohamed Salah text message

Liverpool have already signed Fabinho , Xherdan Shaqiri and Naby Keita this summer. The Egyptian enjoyed a stunning debut campaign at Anfield as he scored 44 goals but his former side coped without him as they reached the Champions League semi-final, narrowly losing to the Reds as Salah got on the scoresheet.

Sport Liverpool sign Roma goalkeeper Alisson for world-record £66.9mn
Author: 0 Liverpool sign Roma goalkeeper Alisson for world-record £66.9mn

According to Paul Joyce, the medical is set to take place on Thursday, with Liverpool preparing a six-year contract for the 25-year-old - not a five-year deal, as had been reported earlier. Football journalist, Dean Jones, recently revealed on his Twitter handle that Liverpool's pursuit of securing Nabil Fekir's services has been progressing well.

Sport Wimbledon epic: American falls in 6 1/2-hour match
Author: 0 Wimbledon epic: American falls in 6 1/2-hour match

Nadal saved a match point in the 16th game of the final set, but Djokovic eventually mustered the strength to win the match 10-8 in the fifth set after an astonishing five hours and 17 minutes. "I don't really know what to say right now", Anderson told the BBC , after winning the match on his first match points as Isner hit a forehand wide.

Sport Manny Pacquiao calls out Floyd Mayweather for rematch
Author: 0 Manny Pacquiao calls out Floyd Mayweather for rematch

Pacquiao, now with a win-loss-draw record of 60-7-2, said he was enjoying his win and was not in negotiations at this time for his next bout. The obvious fight is a rematch with Mayweather, whom he lost to due to a unanimous decision three years in Las Vegas.

Sport Home run record set as AL tops NL in All-Star Game
Author: 0 Home run record set as AL tops NL in All-Star Game

Mike Trout from the Angels extended it to 2-0 in the third when he hit a solo homer off Jacob deGrom of the Mets. Scooter Gennett of the Reds tied the game in the ninth with a two-run homer off Diaz. After Segura's three-run homer in the eighth, Christian Yelich of the Brewers hit another solo homer off Morton in the bottom of the inning to cut the lead to 5-3.

Sport Violence and RIOTS break out in Paris after French World Cup victory
Author: 0 Violence and RIOTS break out in Paris after French World Cup victory

In honor of the returning heroes, several of Paris' metro stops have been temporarily renamed. Goals from Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe after in the second half all but secured a second World Cup trophy for the French despite Croatia's best efforts to launch a comeback courtesy of a Hugo Lloris howler allowing Mandzukic to poke in from close range.

Sport Meghan Markle's Dad Says She Looks 'Terrified'
Author: 0 Meghan Markle's Dad Says She Looks 'Terrified'

Cape Town - Thomas Markle is convinced his daughter Meghan is unhappy in her new role in the royal family and is planning to jet across to the United Kingdom in a few weeks time to meet her. "All they have to do is speak to me", Markle told TMZ . Meghan Markle's daddy woes are far, far from over. Reports suggest that Meghan's father recently made a comment about her.

Sport Wenger: I stayed at Arsenal too long
Author: 0 Wenger: I stayed at Arsenal too long

Of course I believe in the players, and especially the new players. 'But for Emery it's very important to start very well. I've neglected a lot of people. Eventually, his approach to running the side became stale and with every other club surrounding them in the upper echelons of the Premier League constantly reinventing themselves, Wenger's final years at the Emirates saw him come under quite a bit of criticism.

Sport Parker hits free agency after Bucks rescind qualifying offer
Author: 0 Parker hits free agency after Bucks rescind qualifying offer

Both Parker and LaVine have history with torn ACL's, which is something to watch throughout the season. The Milwaukee Bucks announced Saturday morning that they have rescinded their qualifying offer to the 23-year-old forward, making him an unrestricted free agent.

Sport Meghan Markle just wants to wear trousers
Author: 0 Meghan Markle just wants to wear trousers

According to PEOPLE , the 36-year-old is confused by "the fact that the Queen prefers women in dresses or skirts rather than trouser suits ". Meghan, of course, was once a Toronto resident. As Cosmopolitan reports, Samantha Markle used to be known as Samantha Grant - that is, until she got a book deal and took on her more famous half-sister's name.

Sport NCAA announces upcoming Final Four sites
Author: 0 NCAA announces upcoming Final Four sites

The 2021 Men's Final Four will mark the 24th time since 1940 that the men's basketball championship has come to Indianapolis . According to a study from Arizona State University's W.P. "From last year's overtime game in Super Bowl LI to Villanova's buzzer beater to win the NCAA men's basketball championship two years ago, NRG is home to sports excitement".

Sport Chris Froome 'optimistic' as Tour de France heads for the mountains
Author: 0 Chris Froome 'optimistic' as Tour de France heads for the mountains

Yet Thomas , a former track cycling Olympic champion like 2012 Tour victor Bradley Wiggins , has yet to prove he can handle the pressure of a grand tour. Jakob Fuglsang of Astana was next at 3:12. It was the first career stage win for 26-year-old Alaphilippe. He wore the yellow jersey for four days a year ago - before dropping to second behind Froome - then crashed out on a descent in Stage 9.

Sport Channing Frye signs $2.4M deal with Cleveland Cavaliers
Author: 0 Channing Frye signs $2.4M deal with Cleveland Cavaliers

Cleveland lost LeBron James to the Lakers this offseason but is aiming to stay competitive in 2018-19. He helped Cleveland win a championship. The 13-year veteran has averaged 9.0 points and 4.6 rebounds in a career that began with the New York Knicks in 2005.

Sport Lakers Rumors: Kawhi Leonard gets traded to Toronto Raptors
Author: 0 Lakers Rumors: Kawhi Leonard gets traded to Toronto Raptors

Players like Green, second-year wing OG Anunoby , third-year forward Pascal Siakam , and big man Serge Ibaka can provide perimeter defense and rim protection. The diagnosis of Leonard's injury and subsequent rehabilitation drove a wedge between the Spurs and Leonard, who wound up getting a second opinion and rehabbing in NY for most of the second half of the season.

Sport Liverpool agree deal worth £67m with Roma for goalkeeper Allison
Author: 0 Liverpool agree deal worth £67m with Roma for goalkeeper Allison

Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius was back in the spotlight last week after a 3-2 friendly win against Tranmere at Prenton Park saw him spill a free-kick which allowed the hosts to score. The Roma No 1 will be Klopp's fourth summer signing, with the shot-stopper following Naby Keita , Fabinho and Xherdan Shaqiri to Anfield. The 25-year-old initially made an encouraging return to the side but his two awful errors in the Champions League final undermined his first choice claims and he ...

Sport Turnberry awarded £50000 contracts for Trump stay by US State Department
Author: 0 Turnberry awarded £50000 contracts for Trump stay by US State Department

U.S. federal government records seen by The Scotsman show that payments totalling £52,477 were made by the state department to SLC Turnberry Limited, the company behind the South Ayrshire hotel and golf course. The State Department referred questions to the Secret Service, which did not immediately respond to questions. The spokesman said the cost for those hotels rooms and additional transportation expenses are borne by the other agency.

Sport Rashid, Willey help restrict India to 256-8 in deciding ODI
Author: 0 Rashid, Willey help restrict India to 256-8 in deciding ODI

India are seeking their 10th consecutive bilateral ODI series success but Wood knows a victory in Leeds for England would stand them in good stead for next summer's World Cup on home soil. After Morgan won the toss, Rohit Sharma , who scored a superb century during India's eight-wicket win in the series-opener at Trent Bridge, struggled to make two off 18 balls, his innings ending when he flicked Willey to Wood at deep square leg.

Sport Brewers Josh Hader apologizes for offensive tweets that surfaced during All-Star game
Author: 0 Brewers Josh Hader apologizes for offensive tweets that surfaced during All-Star game

Brewers pitcher Josh Hader says he was young and his tweets when he was 17 aren't a reflection on him today. Many offensive tweets that included racist and homophobic thoughts from Hader surfaced during the game. "But we'll move on from it - he's a great guy and a great teammate". However, when asked what had changed about his beliefs between then and now, Hader had no response.

Sport My journey has just begun: Serena Williams
Author: 0 My journey has just begun: Serena Williams

When a Williams backhand hit the net the 30-year-old Kerber, who has now won three Grand Slams, collapsed on the dusty baseline before running to the net for a warm embrace with Williams who she lost to in the 2016 Wimbledon final. "I'm already deciphering what I need to improve on, what I need to do, what I did wrong, why I did it wrong, how I can do better, that whole madness that goes on in my mind", she said.

Sport Russian Federation passes the baton to Qatar for FIFA World Cup 2022
Author: 0 Russian Federation passes the baton to Qatar for FIFA World Cup 2022

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that nearly 25 million cyber attacks and other malign activities against the country's information infrastructure during the FIFA World Cup were neutralized. "And, of course, we are ready to share our experience of hosting the World Cup this year with our friends in Qatar", Putin said. "A crucial role in this achievement was played by the referees who excelled with performances of the highest standard", said FIFA President Gianni Infantino.

Author: 0 Major League Baseball star Josh Hader apologizes for racist, homophobic tweets

Another dated July 23, 2011, said simply, " I hate gay people ". "I'm deeply sorry for what was said". You live and you learn. 'I'm ready for any consequences that happen for what happened seven years ago, ' Hader said. Some family members reportedly swapped their replica All-Star jerseys of Hader with generic jerseys that no longer contained his name on the back.

Sport Baltimore Orioles Expected to Trade Manny Machado to Dodgers
Author: 0 Baltimore Orioles Expected to Trade Manny Machado to Dodgers

The Dodgers will likely slot Machado into the shortstop position vacated by Corey Seager , who has been out since April with Tommy John surgery. The Orioles, under the guidance of owner Peter Angelos, are notoriously obsessive about the medical reports of potential acquisitions, which makes their proposed trades less ironclad than those of other teams.

Author: 0 Is MS Dhoni contemplating retirement from ODI cricket?

He later removed Bairstow in the fifth over. Root, stumped off a Yuzvendra Chahal no-ball on 69, went to his century when he pulled Pandya through midwicket for his 10th four in 120 balls as England won with 33 deliveries to spare. In fact, the England batsman who looked clueless against Chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav earlier in the series, played him comfortably. Leg-spinner Rashid snared the wicket of Virat Kohli for 71, while opener Shikhar Dhawan was run out for 44 by a ...

Sport Open 2018: Is Tiger Woods trending towards 15th major championship?
Author: 0 Open 2018: Is Tiger Woods trending towards 15th major championship?

The American, 42, is playing his first Open Championship since 2015 after recovering from back fusion surgery. This is a ride of the hot hand. "I spent probably close to two hours on the range just hitting balls before I even went and played because I thought it was just the best, seeing the ball bounce and being creative and using my mind", Woods said.

Sport Emanuel: Take away Trump's security clearance after summit with Putin
Author: 0 Emanuel: Take away Trump's security clearance after summit with Putin

He added that he had "full faith and support" for the U.S. intelligence agencies and "accepts" their conclusion that there was Russian interference but he added: "It could be other people also". "Given the unfriendliness of the press toward the president, why should we focus on a press conference?" "Not only were Trump's comments imbecilic, he is wholly in the pocket of Putin", the former Central Intelligence Agency boss added.

Sport Harper defeats Schwarber to win Home Run Derby
Author: 0 Harper defeats Schwarber to win Home Run Derby

Schwarber went first and banged 18 homers. If you take a look at the video, it does seem like some of those last pitches to Harper were coming in a little fast and maybe the last ball hadn't totally landed quite yet. The only players to win the Derby in their home park are Todd Frazier in 2015 and Ryne Sandberg in 1990. The Home Run Derby winner's wife, Kayla - among others - brought this to the internet's attention.

Sport Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho blunt in his assessment of Raheem Sterling
Author: 0 Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho blunt in his assessment of Raheem Sterling

United will also feel the effect of seven of those players having reached the final weekend of the showpiece competition. Perisic scored in Croatia's 4-2 loss to France in the World Cup final in Russian Federation last weekend but the winger and his team-mates returned to their country as heroes following their incredible run.

Sport Real Madrid ready £200m move for Chelsea's Eden Hazard, Thibaut Courtois
Author: 0 Real Madrid ready £200m move for Chelsea's Eden Hazard, Thibaut Courtois

It comes amid reports that Liverpool have offered around £62.5m for the Brazil worldwide, who has also been touted as a possible replacement for Courtois. 19 shirt but will nearly certainly line up for Arsenal in their Premier League opener against Manchester City on August 12. But now, with Bernd Leno signing for the Gunners from Bayer Leverkusen , Cech may well end up back in West London at the age of 36.

Author: 0 Spurs want All-Star, young players, picks for Leonard

Leonard had played just nine games last season, before missing the remainder of the year with a quad injury. Leonard is one of 35 players named to the US national team roster. "I think they're in the driver's seat for Kawhi because I think the Lakers have given up, the Sixers have given up", he said. Kawhi Leonard is now super max eligible (third year anniversary of the contract signed on July 16, 2015) to receive a five-year $221 million extension from the Spurs.

Sport Barcelona advised by a former player to sign a Premier League star
Author: 0 Barcelona advised by a former player to sign a Premier League star

Ngolo Kante is happy to remain at Chelsea . When the 2014 World Cup took place, Kante was preparing to embark on his first ever season in the French top-flight with Caen. "I'm a big fan", he confessed. "But Croatia do not have such a supporting midfielder as N'Golo Kante, able to close the centre of the field and prevent the opponent from turning around".

Sport Liverpool make €70 million Alisson swoop
Author: 0 Liverpool make €70 million Alisson swoop

Liverpool have bid a world record £62 million for Roma goalkeeper Alisson as Jurgen Klopp looks to solve his goalkeeper problem. Liverpool fans have been encouraged by Alisson himself and the player's agent that a deal taking him to Anfield is still very much possible after their social media activity was scrutinised.

Sport Russia's president thanks special services for maintaining security at FIFA World Cup
Author: 0 Russia's president thanks special services for maintaining security at FIFA World Cup

Macron then continued the celebrations in the dressing room, consoling each Croatian player and even captain Luka Modric's son before joining in the party with his team. "I go for the last not just as a legislator or president... be that as it may, as an enthusiastic aficionado of Croatian football... as somebody who played football in adolescence", she said.

Sport Phillies, Dodgers, Brewers Leading Machado Sweepstakes
Author: 0 Phillies, Dodgers, Brewers Leading Machado Sweepstakes

Manager Buck Showalter explained after the game that the decision was made because of the special circumstances surrounding Machado as Baltimore approaches the midseason trade deadline, but he didn't really explain it to the star shortstop.

Author: 0 World champions get heroes’ welcome in Paris

Fans started to gather early on Monday morning. One woman dressed in red, white and blue told a French television station, "We had so much fun last night, the city was full of joy, so much celebration". That will do us good for some months". France has suffered years of tension since a series of attacks by Islamist gunmen during 2015 that left more than 140 dead.

Sport Liverpool complete Xherdan Shaqiri transfer
Author: 0 Liverpool complete Xherdan Shaqiri transfer

So I'm really glad and happy to be here", Shaqiri told the club's official website. "I'm a player who wants to improve and this is the ideal place for me to help the team and help this club win titles", said Shaqiri in his first official interview at Liverpool .

Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard trade: Sixers not offering Markelle Fultz

The 76ers' future is incredibly bright, and while Leonard could take the team to new heights, he might not be worth such a massive move given the level of uncertainty. And if "everyone around the National Basketball Association expects Gregg Popovich to eventually take care of Brett Brown", then it seems like the chances of the Sixers winning the jackpot for Kawhi Leonard is more likely than not, putting them clear favorites for him.

Sport Liverpool Close In On Record-Breaking Transfer Signing
Author: 0 Liverpool Close In On Record-Breaking Transfer Signing

Alisson started every game for Brazil at the World Cup, which ended at the quarter-final stage for the Samba Boys following a 2-1 loss against Belgium. The Brazil international's agent, Ze Maria Neis, got Liverpool fans excited earlier today when he "liked" an Instagram post of Alisson photoshopped into a Reds kit.

Sport Trump Faces Tidal Wave Of Criticism Over Handling Of Summit With Putin
Author: 0 Trump Faces Tidal Wave Of Criticism Over Handling Of Summit With Putin

He also attacked his Democratic opponents and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and he said when asked about the election meddling that he held both countries accountable for their state of relations. "That was a big mistake to meet alone", Flake said. Kaius Niemi, editor-in-chief of Helsingin Sanomat , has said the newspaper wants to remind Trump and Putin about "the importance of free press" and show support for American and Russian journalists facing "ever toughening circumstances" ...

Sport Trump calls the European Union a ‘foe’ of the United States
Author: 0 Trump calls the European Union a ‘foe’ of the United States

A few scattered boos rang out from across the road. President Donald Trump has arrived in Finland for his closely watched summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin . "But that doesn't mean they are bad", he said. It doesn't mean anything. On Thursday, Trump described Putin as a "competitor" rather than an "enemy" and said he expected they would get on well when they hold their first summit in Helsinki .

Sport 'Helsinki has frozen over': Late night blasts Trump-Putin summit
Author: 0 'Helsinki has frozen over': Late night blasts Trump-Putin summit

What does Trump-Putin summit mean for US? We are going to negotiate arms treaties and talk out our differences as Ronald Reagan did with Mikhail Gorbachev. "The President's statements today in Helsinki demonstrate his continued refusal to accept the unanimous conclusions of US intelligence leaders and the bipartisan findings of the Senate Intelligence Committee", Collin said.

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