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Mexico Snatches Late 2-2 Draw against Portugal in FIFA Confederations Cup

Portugal had a goal disallowed in the first half after the referee consulted with the video assistant referee - and once more it provoked a storm of controversy. Portugal had closed ranks around their captain, and it is perfectly understandable: They are here to win the tournament. A report by a Portuguese newspaper two days before Sunday's game said that the Madrid forward had made the "irreversible" decision to leave the Spanish club because he was upset with the allegations. Read More »

Diego Costa Still Waiting for Chelsea's Decision


The Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld FIFA's transfer ban on Atletico meaning they are unable to sign players until January 2018. Asked about the possibility of seeing his brother playing for Palmeiras, Jair Costa said: "To be honest, now, I find it very hard". Read More »

Lions building nicely ahead of tests - Gatland

Steve Hansen's world champs are already braced for a battering as the Lions bid to become the first visiting Test side to win at the famous Eden Park stadium in 23 years. Rennie , who will shortly be relocating to the United Kingdom to become Glasgow's coach, was impressed by the midweek Lions and thinks New Zealand will have their work cut out. Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins goalie quandary: Murray vs Fleury - Game 5


The Predators would be in a good position if they can win in Pittsburgh, because Game 6 is to be played on Sunday at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena , where the Predators are 9-1 in the playoffs. Ekholm said the Predators tried to answer nearly too quickly. "That's going to happen". "I know people talk about how we're exhausted, but believe me, they're exhausted too", Pittsburgh forward Evgeni Malkin said. Read More »

Meet Brooks Koepka's ACTUAL Girlfriend, Jena Sims


Open. Having bagged his first major career title, the athlete walked off the 18th hole and straight to girlfriend, Jena Sims for a celebratory kiss. "Joe, that's actually his new girlfriend ", commentator Brad Faxon said. Jena Sims , a 28-year-old former Miss Georgia Teen USA who's done acting and modeling work. Read More »

Six-way tie atop US Open leaderboard

As full as the leaderboard was, however, most of the usual suspects at golf's majors were missing. Then, inexplicably, he lost his putting touch. He bogeyed the 11, 12 and 13 holes and missed an easy birdie putt on the par five 14. Fowler , who shared the 36-hole lead at the Masters in April, never came seriously close to bogey because he was never in trouble. Then his game flattened out on the front nine, bogeying one and six. Read More »

Lakers unwilling to part with young talent in Paul George trade


George will be 28 years old after next season. The pressure is now put on IN if they hope to receive something IN return for George by possibly trading him before free agency begins IN 2018. George, a four-time All-Star, had a strong season in 2016-17, averaging 23.7 points, 6.6 rebounds and 3.3 assists and led the Pacers to the playoffs. Read More »

Wind howling as final round at Erin Hills gets under way

Later today, Brian Harman, who is at 12 under, will take a one-shot lead over Justin Thomas, Brooks Koepka and Tommy Fleetwood into the final round. This isn't like most Opens. He shot 68 and was only three back. Below Harman on 12 under, three players are exhausted on 11 under - Thomas, Brooks Koepka and England's Tommy Fleetwood. Read More »

Larson takes pole for FireKeepers Casino 400

Elliott was in position to win at MIS last June, but his poor restart late in the race opened the door for Joey Logano to win. He also delivered a Top 10 finish at Michigan's sister track, Auto Club Speedway, back in March. In 12 starts this season, the driver of the No. 5 Pilot Flying J Chevy has garnered four top 10's. "So far, a pretty good weekend with leading practice and getting quick time here, so, yeah, exciting weekend and hopefully we keep it going". Read More »

Angry AC Milan Fans Throw Fake Money Onto Pitch At Gianluigi Donnarumma


The player evaluated it and made some evaluations that were not just economic, but he told us that he does not wish to renew the contract and his time with Milan will therefore conclude by June 30, 2018. The 26-year-old still has two years remaining on his contract at Old Trafford, and the Daily Star reports that Mourinho values the shot-stopper at £100m. Read More »

Ward celebrates big win while Kovalev plans protest


Ward (32-0, 16 KOs) backed him into the ropes and landed three more left hands to Kovalev's gut, including a low blow that was not called by referee Tony Weeks. World champion should fight everywhere". Kovalev doubled over in an effort to sway Weeks into calling a halt for illegal punches, but the veteran third man deemed them legal and chose to waive off the fight, much to Kovalev's dismay. Read More »

Spieth stabilizes in final round at US Open

Winning the U.S. Open is something he has thought about many times, the 26-year-old from Southport said. "We're breaking down all kinds of barriers", Harman quipped. Still, without Miller on the broadcast, we were deprived of his opinions on Thomas's achievement, and forced to wonder just what line of reasoning he might take in an effort to maintain his personal fiefdom, as Miller was famous for dropping in his accomplishment at any possible moment. Read More »

Sabres acquire defenseman Nathan Beaulieu from Canadiens


Vancouver Canucks centre Michael Chaput (45) fights for control of the puck with Montreal Canadiens defenceman Nathan Beaulieu (28) during first period National Hockey League action in Vancouver on March 7, 2017. In the Canadiens' final playoff game of the year (Game 6 against the New York Rangers ), head coach Claude Julien made Beaulieu a healthy scratch, which was pretty telling. Read More »

Scherzer strikes out 10, leads Nats over Mets 7-2

And that's just everything he is, everything I've got, and let's compete". Gonzalez complied with Baker's directive on the manager's 68th birthday, tossing seven innings of two-run ball as he continued his dominance in Queens in Washington's 8-3 victory. Read More »

Warriors' Game 5 win wraps up highly-watched NBA Finals

And in order to keep that team together, you're going to need players to be flexible with their own financial situations. Now that the Finals are over, the next step for the Cleveland Cavaliers is to evaluate how far away they are from the Golden State Warriors and make adjustments. Read More »

World soccer chiefs consider introduction of 30-minute halves


It is proposed, in particular, to reduce the game time from 90 minutes "dirty" time to 60 minutes clean - stops the stopwatch during pauses as it occurs, for example, in hockey and basketball. Any changes would take years to enact after discussions and trials overseen by IFAB, which revises football's laws annually and comprises officials from FIFA and the four British football federations. Read More »

Former Alberta UFC fighter dead after knockout hit


The world of combat sports in undoubtedly a risky one and anyone who enters this sport is risking their life and that was the case for former UFC heavyweight star Tim Hague . 'Tim is now in a coma. "We ask for privacy during this hard time". Another source close to the fighter revealed that he was brain dead. But after that loss, with a 10-4 record overall and 1-3 in the promotion, he was let go again. Read More »

Beaten Cameroon put on a fearless face

Though Chile is participating in the confederations cup for the first time, Cameroon has been there thrice and even lose the 2003 final to France. Vargas scored in overtime but the goal was ruled out for offside after the use of the video assistant referee (VAR) technology . Read More »

Browns' Myles Garrett spotted in walking boot


Browns rookie tight end David Njoku told the Plain Dealer that Garrett is in high spirits and "he's a happy camper". Garrett, a defensive end from Texas A&M, went down Wednesday during minicamp while rushing the quarterback. The outside linebacker is going to be an integral part of what the Cleveland franchise is looking to build after a 1-15 season that earned them the top pick to be able to select him in the first place. Read More »

Russia opens Confederations Cup with 2-0 win over New Zealand


The Confederations Cup brings together the winners of each continent's regional competition, plus the World Cup winners and future World Cup hosts. Although New Zealand proved they could also be unsafe on a few occasions, Russian Federation clearly dominated the game from start to finish. Read More »

Russian Federation relieved after passing first World Cup test

Dmitry Poloz then went down under a challenge from New Zealand goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic in the area, but the Colombian referee waved away the penalty appeals and there was no intervention from the video assistant. We played the match we have been planning for. Ronaldo will be able to focus his fans' minds on playing after widespread suggestions this week he wants to leave Real Madrid and Spain, where his tax affairs are under investigation. Read More »

Oakland triumphant as parade set to celebrate NBA's Warriors

Green said James had started the super team concept. The Warriors are headed to San Francisco, where they broke ground this year on a new arena slated to open in 2019. "We make each other better and it's not about who gets the credit", Durant said. Curry expects the issue to eventually be discussed as a group. [They said] he couldn't play in the league, he couldn't start in the National Basketball Association. Read More »

Feliciano Lopez to face Lucas Pouille in Stuttgart final


Zverev double faulted on match point to end it. Lopez has not featured in a final since losing to Ivo Karlovic in the Los Cabos Open in Mexico in August 2016, and won his last tournament at the Swiss Open the previous month. The 39-year-old Haas, who defeated Roger Federer in the second round on Wednesday, was playing for the last time at the grass-court tournament, and he was accompanied by his six-year-old daughter Valentina at the post-match news conference, where she sat on his lap. Read More »

NHL: Calgary Flames trade for G Mike Smith from Arizona Coyotes


It's been mediocrity since for both the Flames and Smith, whose difficulties became entwined with Calgary's curious decision in goal. The Arizona Coyotes traded longtime starting goaltender Mike Smith to the Calgary Flames on Saturday for a conditional 2018 third-round pick, defensive prospect Brandon Hickey and the rights to unrestricted free agent goalie Chad Johnson . Read More »

Monaco's Kylian Mbappe to 'sort through' transfer options over summer


The 18-year-old French global has taken European football by storm in the season just gone and consequently been linked with a host of clubs across Europe. 'I don't know if Real like him, or if Barcelona do or Tottenham or Arsenal do. Mbappe has already scored a total of 27 goals in 54 appearances for Monaco in all competitions. Read More »

Artemis Racing reaches America's Cup challenger finals


Outteridge had been having an excellent day, winning the start against Burling in all three races, but thanks to his dip, and another error in the first race, his team now find themselves behind. "I was very thankful when I was sitting up top to be able to look out back and see all their heads above water", said New Zealand helmsman Peter Berling, one of those left on board. Read More »

Aulas ready to reject Arsenal approach

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has revealed that the club have a "nice" offer for Alexandre Lacazette from Arsenal , but states the forward will not be leaving. I don't think Lyon have made a dramatic u-turn and are simply posturing to squeeze a better deal out of Arsenal with Football London suggesting they want around £60m for Lacazette's signature. Read More »