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Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri's Albanian flag celebrations for Switzerland draw attention

Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri's Albanian flag celebrations for Switzerland draw attention

Both Shaqiri and Xhaka have roots in Kosovo, a former province of Serbia that has declared independence, a fact that stoked tensions before and during Friday's clash. Shaqiri added the other in injury...

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Using two new balls is a recipe of disaster: Tendulkar

Using two new balls is a recipe of disaster: Tendulkar

Tendulkar added that, under present scenario, the ball isn't being allowed to get older and, therefore, bowlers are unable to extract reverse swing. "We haven't seen reverse swing, an integral part of...

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Ricketts family interested in buying AC Milan, source says

Ricketts family interested in buying AC Milan, source says

The Milan office of the Edelman public relations firm, which has been hired to represent the Ricketts, says the entire family is interested in Milan for "a medium- to long-period investment" and wants...

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Belgium vs. Tunisia live stream info, channel

Belgium vs. Tunisia live stream info, channel

Lukaku finishes it coolly to give Belgium a 2-0 lead over Tunisia in the 16th minute. The Manchester United forward is likely to start in Moscow, and his physical presence will be useful as he g...

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Roger Federer advances to semifinals of Gerry Weber Open

Federer must retain his title this weekend to remain top of the rankings and he will face Denis Kudla at the semi-final stage after overcoming a confident Ebden in their first meeting to stretch his...

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Cristiano Ronaldo's World Cup goals questioned by Cesc Fabregas

Cristiano Ronaldo's World Cup goals questioned by Cesc Fabregas

ESPN's Sam Borden reports from Nizhny Novgorod Stadium where Lionel Messi takes centre stage against Croatia. My point wasn't to suggest Messi is or was better, it's just that for me the last four...

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France 'rest' Mathieu Bastareaud for final Test

He is the third captain in Brunel's tenure after Guilhem Guirado was left at home to rest. Brunel's desire to see Fofana, who has not played a test in 18 months, and Lamerat play together at worldwi...

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Why Pocock wanted his old headgear back from a Wallabies fan

Why Pocock wanted his old headgear back from a Wallabies fan

Australia , having earlier seen an Israel Folau try disallowed, upped the ante in the closing stages and Bernard Foley put them 11-9 to the good with a penalty before Pocock, playing his first glo...

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Lyon president Aulas reveals all on Fekir Liverpool collapse; Real Madrid push

Last week, Fekir's agent indicated that Liverpool were still in the race to sign Fekir by claiming that the saga had not yet finished . The Lyon forward, now on worldwide duty with France at th...

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Nigeria vs Iceland: Mikel Obi speaks on Super Eagles' 2-0 victory

Nigeria vs Iceland: Mikel Obi speaks on Super Eagles' 2-0 victory

A slow start eventually gave way to a more cohesive and organised Nigeria side, with Ahmed Musa scoring twice to put his nation back on track for the last 16. "They should be professional and play...

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India have strong chance of success in England, says captain Virat Kohli

The Yo-Yo test for India players has garnered a lot of attention, but Ravi Shastri insisted that there was no getting away from the fitness test. A failure in clearing the test recently saw Ambati R...

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Real Madrid Could Turn To Thibaut Courtois As Roma Play Alisson Hardball

Real Madrid Could Turn To Thibaut Courtois As Roma Play Alisson Hardball

Alisson debuted with Brazil in the 2018 FIFA World Cup this past Sunday, but make no mistake: one of the things that is asked the most regarding the talented goalkeeper is where he will be playing in ...

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Hubert Green dead at 71 - WIAT

Hubert Green dead at 71 - WIAT

The American famously took his first major title 41 years ago at Southern Hills in Tulsa, Oklahoma, after being notified by tournament officials of a phoned-in death threat as he walked to the 15th te...

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Former KU guards drafted in second round of NBA Draft

Former KU guards drafted in second round of NBA Draft

The Cavs can trade the No. 8 pick to Charlotte immediately after making the selection, or they can wait up to 30 days, which was the scenario that played out when James returned in 2014 and No. Wendel...

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Finch, Marsh power Aussies to 310

Finch, Marsh power Aussies to 310

After piling up a world record total of 481 from a 50-over global at Trent Bridge on Tuesday and inflicting Australia's heaviest-ever defeat, England again outplayed the visitors, pulling off thei...

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Eskimos add Terrell Owens to neg list

Eskimos add Terrell Owens to neg list

However, he could have an option to turn to in the CFL . I personally timed Owens' run a couple of times and got results between 4.45 and 4.50. Owens had a brief spell with the Allen Wranglers of...

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Munster learn Champions Cup pool opponents for next season

Munster learn Champions Cup pool opponents for next season

Of the remaining pools, Pool 3 contains recent two-time champions Saracens alongside Glasgow Warriors, Cardiff Blues and Lyon. Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac said: "A semi-final in last season's ...

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Lewis Hamilton makes major Mercedes statement at French Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton makes major Mercedes statement at French Grand Prix

In an event-filled session on Friday, William's driver Sergey Sirotkin found himself racing a wheel that had come off Sergio Perez's Force India vehicle. "We really hope to get that new engine", Fin...

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MLB suspends Blue Jays pitcher Osuna until Aug

MLB suspends Blue Jays pitcher Osuna until Aug

The league has been investigating the charges since. Osuna was arrested for assault in Toronto after allegedly roughing up his girlfriend - but officials have been tight-lipped about the details s...

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Nick Kyrgios reacts to breaking world record against Feliciano Lopez at Queen’s

Nick Kyrgios reacts to breaking world record against Feliciano Lopez at Queen’s

Although Kyrgios escaped a code violation, the BBC, broadcasting the match live, were forced to apologise after his expletives were picked up by their microphones. I got a bit tight towards the end of...

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Gudmundsson set to miss Iceland's Nigeria clash

Gudmundsson set to miss Iceland's Nigeria clash

The Super Eagles are now second in Group D and their concluding group match against two-time champions Argentina will be billed as a winner-takes-all tie. Iceland , the smallest nation ever to c...

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Hanley Ramirez involved in federal investigation

Hanley Ramirez involved in federal investigation

Reporter Michelle McPhee teased some "issues" Ramirez was facing regarding an ongoing federal and state investigation. During an appearance on 98.5 The Sports Hub, McPhee reported the authorities' i...

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The all-time NBA draft - the best pick from every slot

The all-time NBA draft - the best pick from every slot

Jonathan Givony of ESPN reported that and confirmed the report that Begley was sharing. Of that grouping Jackson, Bamba, and possibly Porter now project as likely top-five picks. Kevin Knox hype we...

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Costa Rica - World Cup - 22 June 2018

Costa Rica lost to Serbia so another loss today will eliminate them from advancing. In the 48th minute, Navas raced out to clear but his clearance went straight to Paulinho , who got his head up and...

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Nigeria stun Iceland to lift Argentina World Cup last 16 hopes

Nigeria stun Iceland to lift Argentina World Cup last 16 hopes

A draw would be enough to eliminate the Argentines but would leave Nigeria's fate hinging on the outcome of Iceland's game against Croatia . Musa finally broke the deadlock in the 49th minute b...

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Egypt reject shock claims that Salah will quit World Cup early

Egypt reject shock claims that Salah will quit World Cup early

Salah was on the substitutes' bench for the entirety of Egypt's 1-0 opening game defeat against Uruguay, although he played the full 90 minutes in the 3-1 second game loss to Russian Federation, scori...

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Nuggets take Michael Porter Jr. with 14th pick

Nuggets take Michael Porter Jr. with 14th pick

National Basketball Association teams have seen Porter's skill; they just haven't seen much of him actually playing against top competition. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN , the L.A. The top...

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Germany ace Sami Khedira shuts down Swedish journalist's prank

Germany ace Sami Khedira shuts down Swedish journalist's prank

A lesser man would have snapped in response to the cheeky question posed by one brazen reporter in the run-up to this weekend's clash between Germany and Sweden. "Maybe you'll need them after the ga...

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UVa's Devon Hall Selected by Oklahoma City Thunder in NBA Draft

UVa's Devon Hall Selected by Oklahoma City Thunder in NBA Draft

Ultimately, the Thunder's front office aims to make the best decisions possible for the betterment of the team, capitalizing on the yearly opportunity to improve the club with the addition of young ta...

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Family of Peter Thomson says 5-time British Open victor dies

Family of Peter Thomson says 5-time British Open victor dies

Five-time British Open champion Peter Thomson has died, his family said Wednesday. But nobody in the 20th Century prevailed three times in succession and it must be doubted whether anyone ever will ag...

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

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

The ACB title is just the latest this past season for Doncic, who already had won the Euroleague championship last month and Eurobasket in September with the Slovenian national team. He said his exper...

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Stanford's Travis transferring to Kentucky as grad student

Stanford's Travis transferring to Kentucky as grad student

Travis missed a total of 35 games over his four seasons in Palo Alto. Because he's joining the Wildcats as a graduate transfer, Travis will be eligible for the 2018-19 season. "Big Blue Nation, I ca...

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Dimitrov sets up Djokovic clash at Queen's

Dimitrov sets up Djokovic clash at Queen's

So desperate were Dzumhur's attempts to halt a 6-3 6-7 (4-7) 6-3 defeat that he ended up sliding under the net to reach one drop shot, before sharing a smile with Dimitrov . Dimitrov, champion in 201...

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Serbia take on Switzerland in Group E with Brazil looming

Serbia take on Switzerland in Group E with Brazil looming

It will be their 8th World Cup appearance, while Switzerland's 11th appearance. The Brazilians were frustrated by Switzerland's physical approach and also filed a complaint about Steven Zuber's ...

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Newest Celtic Robert Williams sounds ready to dive into the National Basketball Association

Newest Celtic Robert Williams sounds ready to dive into the National Basketball Association

Without a doubt, Williams celebrated his arrival to the National Basketball Association following his selection - as all players that experience that incredible honor deserve to do - but it wouldn't...

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Querrey beats Wawrinka to advance to last 8 at Queen's Club

Querrey beats Wawrinka to advance to last 8 at Queen's Club

While he fought back bravely after dropping the first set to take the second in a tie-break, Wawrinka faded badly in the decider to slump to a seventh defeat in his last nine ATP Tour matches. In the ...

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Cavs' Altman says there's a 'good dialogue' with James

Cavs' Altman says there's a 'good dialogue' with James

The 33-year old James is coming off a year in which he carried the Cavaliers to their fourth straight Finals appearance, shouldering a massive load during the postseason. Altman was speaking at the ...

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Lakers Inform LiAngleo Ball He Won't Be On Summer League Team

Despite going through ups and downs in his rookie season, Ball has shown his potential to become a superstar in the league, making him the ideal piece for the Spurs to build around. Speaking with TMZ...

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Lakers reportedly acquire 2nd-round pick from Sixers

Lakers reportedly acquire 2nd-round pick from Sixers

While the Lakers are more likely to stay put at their current selection, there may be some names on the board in specific selections that intrigue the team. They also have their own restricted free ag...

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Super Eagles rated third worst team at the World Cup

Super Eagles rated third worst team at the World Cup

Iceland winger Johann Berg Gudmundsson is very unlikely to recover from injury in time to play in the World Cup Group D game against Nigeria on Friday, his coach Heimir Hallgrimsson said. "I am h...

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