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'Just let us race,' says Thomas as fans target Team Sky


Frenchman Romain Bardet (AG2R) came in third. "If people don't like Sky and want to boo that's fine , boo all you like", he said. "The term legend gets used a lot but he's probably the best ever". Thomas, a former track rider, is a proven stage race victor who has never earned a podium place on a three-week Grand Tour. With a lead of one minute and 39 seconds over four-time champion and team-mate Chris Froome , Thomas is pinching himself. Read More »

Rockets’ James Harden discusses potential addition of Carmelo Anthony


Yahoo Sports' NBA expert, Shams Charania provided further detail on the multi-team trade, adding: "As part of multi-team Carmelo Anthony/Dennis Schröder deal, Atlanta's Mike Muscala will go to Philadelphia, 76ers' Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot will be traded to Oklahoma City and 76ers' Justin Anderson to Atlanta". Read More »

Root century seals England series win over India


Root's unbeaten 100 helped England secure an eight-wicket triumph in the series decider, with the Yorkshireman recording a second successive century following his unbeaten 113 at Lord's on Saturday. Chase set up by the openers and then me and Joe managed to get going" - Eoin Morgan , England Skipper "It feels fantastic, to come into a big series like this and to perform how we have is great. Read More »

Thai youth soccer team meets with the media


Instead, they filled themselves with water from the cave. But rainwater flooded the tunnels, trapping them inside. The appearance began with a video clip of the boys thanking medical staff at the hospital, and being congratulated for their recovery. Read More »

Mourinho 'worried' about Man Utd preseason: Very bad


Mourinho added: "To win the World Cup can only be a positive thing". Sanchez accepted a 16-month suspended jail sentence in Spain earlier this year for tax fraud, which has led to the problem. "I sent a nice message before the World Cup (but) during the World Cup , I decided not to disturb anyone", he said. "I'm anxious because I'm not training and then go to the Premier League without lots of players". Read More »

Phoenix awarded NCAA Final Four in 2024


Indy previously hosted the Men's Final Four in 1980 (Market Square Arena); 1991, 1997, 2000, and 2006 at the RCA Dome; and 2010 and 2015 at Lucas Oil Stadium. According to an ASU study, the 2017 Final Four weekend brought in more than $300 million. The Final Four is set to be held in Minneapolis in 2019, followed by Atlanta in 2020, Indianapolis in 2021 and New Orleans in 2022. Read More »

FIFA Passes The Ball To Qatar For 2022 World Cup


Two stations were rebaptised in tribute to Deschamps, who captained the national side to its first World Cup victory, won on home soil in 1998. Croatia seemed determined and gave France a tough fight for the Cup. Despite numerous Parisian population spending much of the night in delirium, they were still out in numbers for France's return and trophy parade. Russian Federation staged its first-ever FIFA World Cup , which kicked off in Moscow with a remarkable opening show at Luzhniki Stadium ... Read More »

NBA Players & Fans React To Kawhi Leonard, DeMar DeRozan Trade


According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , the Toronto Raptors have agreed in principle to acquire two-time Defensive Player of the Year Kawhi Leonard from the San Antonio Spurs . Both Leonard and Green are eligible to become free agents next summer. Perhaps, with a more inventive coach in Nick Nurse, and the young players a year older, and DeRozan and Lowry more comfortable in their ball-movement offence, the Raptors might have been great. Read More »

Home Run Derby 2018: Bryce Harper Outslugs Kyle Schwarber to Win


It's all thanks to a promotion gone wrong ... er, right? Chandler owns Chandler Bats and made this bat for Hoskins, as well as one for derby favorite Bryce Harper . You can sit in the section behind the visiting dugout for $27. But fear not Nationals fans! Most are pretty happy, obviously. "It's unbelievable", Harper said afterward. Read More »

Hader avoids suspension for offensive tweets


While playing in Tuesday's annual Major League Baseball All-Star game , Twitter users retweeted a few of Hader's posts, which were originally posted on his account between 2011 and 2012 - less than two months before his 18th birthday, according to USA Today . Read More »

Dejan Lovren Says He's One Of The Best Defenders In The World


The Mirror cites sources in Turkey as they write : " Liverpool have reportedly made an increased offer of £20million for Croatia defender Domagoj Vida ". "I don't know what to say. People were mocking of us, but I felt we could do something". Now that the 2018 squad has gone a step further than the 1998 semifinalists, Lovren and Croatia are creating a narrative beyond anything they experienced as children when the stars of the national team were etched into folk lore following a semifinal ... Read More »

Chelsea to re-sign Cech when Courtois joins Real Madrid

perth_map reported that Real Madrid are reportedly preparing a KSh 19.9 billion bid to lure in the Belgium forward as a replacement for Juventus bound Ronaldo. Courtois helped the Red Devils to a third-place finish at Russian Federation 2018, keeping his third clean sheet of the competition in Saturday's 2-0 win over England in St Petersburg. Read More »

Paul Pogba serenades N'Golo Kante with incredibly catchy song


The 27-year-old has received a mass of praise over the last 48 hours from fans and players for his humble nature. "His pass quality is excellent and he crosses the lines". In terms of recovery, he reads the game incredibly and captures impossible balls. He is expected to feature at the heart of Les Blues' midfield when they entertain Croatia in the crunch World Cup final on Sunday. Read More »

Late Night Machado Rumors: Yankees Out, Phillies "Most Likely"


Since then, the Orioles signed first baseman Chris Davis to a seven-year, $161 million deal in 2016 and DH Mark Trumbo to a three-year, $37.5 million deal in 2017 in an attempt to keep part of its longball-hitting lineup together. "It's always like the first time every time you step in there". "You're just more involved in everything". Machado is expecting to be traded any day. Read More »

Liverpool table significant offer for Roma goalkeeper Alisson


Liverpool have submitted a £62 million offer to Roma for the Brazil worldwide as the club step up their search for a new first-choice goalkeeper ahead of the new season. The newspaper says that Chelsea - who have also been strongly linked with Alisson recently - are reluctant to pay that kind of money for the goalkeeper but Liverpool's offer will force them to show their hand. Read More »

How Much The Shorts LeBron Is Wearing At Summer League Cost


The Lakers are taking on the Detroit Pistons in the Summer League's quarterfinals round. This summer, even without Ball or Kuzma playing and Josh Hart being the main talent, the Lakers are storming their way through the tournament. Joining Hart on the MGM Resorts All-NBA Summer League First Team are Chicago Bulls forward Wendell Carter Jr ., Knicks forward Kevin Knox , Cavaliers guard Collin Sexton and Milwaukee Bucks center Christian Wood. Read More »

There's a new team in 'the driver's seat' for Kawhi Leonard

Windy appeared on Zach Lowe's podcast, The Lowe Post , on Monday, and shared his opinion on the status of negotiations around the league. "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. Read More »

Man Utd boss Mourinho: Ronaldo coup great for Juventus and Serie A


Belgian forward Romelu Lukaku needs some players to support him up top in attack and Mourinho wants to add firepower for next season's title challenge. Perisic also had a big role to play in the World Cup final as he scored a goal for Croatia to level the tie at 1-1 against France. The Croatian worldwide was linked with a move to Manchester last summer but TeamTalk claim United refused to meet Inter's £44m valuation and Perisic ended up staying at the San Siro and signing a new contract. Read More »

Bryce Harper wins 2018 Home Run Derby


Harper staged his own late rally in the final, and his homer in bonus time beat Schwarber, 19-18. Harper eliminated Muncy to reach the final against Schwarber. Schwarber racked up the highest total of runs with 55. But if you're Bryce Harper and hitting 450-foot bombs with serious hang time , you don't have the seconds to spare. Read More »

"The tour de France to 2018": Groenewegen won the seventh stage


The pair were then relegated as a result of their collision. Even at a distance the bad blood persists. BMC Racing Team confirmed Porte's abandonment from the remainder of the tour, saying it was "devastated". But Thomas says it is too early to speculate on challenges. "But we haven't done a proper climb yet. I'm certainly not getting carried away". World champion road racer Sagan said he'd been happy enough to stay on Gaviria's wheel and keep ahead in the green points jersey race. Read More »

England vs India, 3rd ODI: Preview predictions, likely XIs


As they did in the T20 series, England learned quickly from a poor display against Kuldeep Yadav in the opening match , when he claimed 6 for 25. A stadium in England full with Indian supporters made Virat Kohli emotional and pushed him to share the video. I mean we're trying to treat it like that but it just feels like another game. Read More »

Daley Blind sold back to Ajax in £18.1m deal


United were satisfied that it was close enough to completion to leave Blind off the five-match tour which takes in games in Phoenix, Santa Clara, LA, Detroit and Miami. He was purchased from Ajax , for whom he made 143 appearances during his first stint with the Dutch giants, after becoming one of Europe's most sought-after young footballers. Read More »

France did not play football, says Croatia's Dejan Lovren


The went down to defeat against France in the final on Sunday thanks to an own goal from Mario Mandzukic, a penalty from Antoine Griezmann, and second-half goals from Paul Pogba and teenage star Kylian Mbappe, although Ivan Perisic and Mandzukic got on the scoresheet in reply. Read More »

Ronaldo arrives in Italy to complete Juventus move


The Portuguese World Cup striker is due to be officially paraded as a Juve player at around 5:30pm United Kingdom time on Monday. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) workers have announced that they will strike against the signing of footballer Cristiano Ronaldo for Juventus Football Club, which is supported by Exor, the same investor as the vehicle maker. Read More »

Jorginho: Napoli midfielder joins Chelsea on five-year deal


Maurizio Sarri has signed a deal to become Chelsea's new manager, according to reports . 'I would like to thank all of my friends at Chelsea for their hard work and support over the past two seasons which enabled us to win the Premier League and FA Cup together, ' read Conte's statement. Read More »

Team of the Fifa World Cup

Dalic defended VAR (the video assistant referee system) as a "good thing for football" but believes his side's luck in Russian Federation finally ran out after penalty shootout wins over Denmark and Russian Federation on route to the final. Read More »

Harry Kane: England have reconnected with fans


Wednesday's audience peaked between 21:30-21:35 BST as England tried to find an equaliser at the end of extra time in the semi-final against Croatia . 'The players have to look at the reaction of the supporters and see. We will want to give a performance of huge pride. "But I've said all along we're not flawless, we're not the finished article". Read More »