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Sports Tony Parker leaving San Antonio for Charlotte
Author: 0 Tony Parker leaving San Antonio for Charlotte

Parker's departure to Charlotte, could help the Spurs, which is trying to fix their relationship with 2014 Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard . Wojnarowski reported the Spurs wanted Parker to return, but he will play a more significant role in Charlotte under new Hornets head coach James Borrego.

Sports Deflected Emil Forsberg strike sends Sweden into quarter-finals
Author: 0 Deflected Emil Forsberg strike sends Sweden into quarter-finals

Against Sweden , Switzerland attempted the second highest number of crosses (39) in a single match at this World Cup that was a departure from their usual, aggressive brand of football. "It's my job to decide on the players who need to perform, in the case of a penalty shootout situation". "What other teams and countries think about that, you'll have to ask them".

Sports Brazil's Danilo out of World Cup with ankle ligament injury
Author: 0 Brazil's Danilo out of World Cup with ankle ligament injury

Brazil have only conceded one goal at this World Cup and have not been behind in a game. Fagner of Corinthians has played at right-back since and Danilo's World Cup is now over, with the news coming the day before Brazil face Belgium in their quarter-final clash in Kazan on Friday .

Sports Federer Has
Author: 0 Federer Has "Dream" To Visit Wimbledon Fans In Queue

The 36-year-old Swiss did not face a single break point and struck 48 winners as he extended his winning streak to 26 successive sets at the All England Club. "I played very well again, I felt good out there, less nerves than in the first round, which is normal", Federer added. A key tactical shift is that Federer is mixing things up very well in comparison to Halle and Stuttgart, where he was more prone to hitting flat or topspin shots.

Sports Ruthless Federer marches on at Wimbledon
Author: 0 Ruthless Federer marches on at Wimbledon

The 36-year-old Swiss proceeded to win his 29th consecutive set at the All England Club and wrap up victory on Centre Court with an ace on his first match point in just over one and a half hours. "Serena is my idol", Rodina said. However, she lost her way after that and went a set and 4-0 down before recomposing herself and taking it to a third.

Sports Curse is broken: England's dramatic shootout comeback
Author: 0 Curse is broken: England's dramatic shootout comeback

England will play Sweden in the quarterfinals in Samara on Sunday NZT. Now bookmakers say England , unfancied at the start of the tournament in Russian Federation, are second favourites to win the 2018 World Cup , behind five-times winners Brazil.

Sports Gareth Southgate: England earned 'belief for generations' by breaking hoodoo
Author: 0 Gareth Southgate: England earned 'belief for generations' by breaking hoodoo

Southgate had instructed his players to take care of business within 90 minutes yet, after Yerry Mina's late equaliser, the doubt crept in. This is England . "Shootouts are tough. We had talked long and hard about owning the process of a shootout". "We showed resilience to come back from huge disappointment and kept calm".

Sports Australia's Aaron Finch breaks his own T20I high score record
Author: 0 Australia's Aaron Finch breaks his own T20I high score record

He plundered 16 fours and 10 sixes in the highest individual innings in T20 worldwide cricket, which only ended when he overbalanced chasing a wide one and hit wicket off the penultimate delivery of the innings. After toying with Zimbabwe bowlers, Finch told the host broadcaster, "It feels good". Finch broke his previous record when he hoisted Mpofu for a six over extra cover in the 19th over.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo Agrees €100m Juventus Move
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo Agrees €100m Juventus Move

In May, the superstar threw his future into doubt by talking about Real Madrid in the past tense after beating Liverpool in the Champions League final, voicing frustration over long-stalled talks with club president Florentino Perez about a new improved contract.

Sports Thai boys found, still in danger
Author: 0 Thai boys found, still in danger

A family member shows a picture of four of the twelve missing boys near the Tham Luang cave. Kian Kamlaung, the mother of 16-year-old Pornchai Kamlaung, said it was like he had been given a new life. But one of the rescuers who found the group said after days without eating or moving, they may not be ready for a dive rescue, even with extensive support.

Sports Chris Froome 'blocked from racing Tour de France'
Author: 0 Chris Froome 'blocked from racing Tour de France'

Sky Sports News have contacted ASO for comment. He was later banned for two years for doping and stripped of his 2010 Tour win. Team Sky have already appealed the decision, per the report, with a final outcome expected on Wednesday - just three days before the race starts in Briancon on Saturday.

Sports Host Russia Shocks Spain In Shootout
Author: 0 Host Russia Shocks Spain In Shootout

Denmark took the lead in the first minute when defender Mathias Jorgensen scrambled in a shot that went in off Subasic's left hand and then the left post. Russian Federation will now meet Croatia in the Quarter Final at the Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi on Saturday, July 7, 2018. When Rodrigo charged down the right flank, he forced a good save from Igor Akinfeev , before Dani Carvajal mishit the rebound.

Sports LeBron returns to LA to plot next move as free agency nears
Author: 0 LeBron returns to LA to plot next move as free agency nears

Conversely, speculation pointed to James signing with the Lakers. It was to no avail, however as James wound up making the jump to Los Angeles. George became a free agent on Friday after opting out of the final year of his contract. He didn't disappoint in Miami either, winning titles in the 2012 and 2013 seasons, but losing to seasoned Dallas and San Antonio teams in 2011 and '14, respectively.

Sports Tearful Japan fans crushed by team's last-gasp loss to Belgium
Author: 0 Tearful Japan fans crushed by team's last-gasp loss to Belgium

While firm favourites Brazil lock horns with underdogs Mexico, Belgium face a risky Japan in the matches on Monday. These teams drew 0-0 in the group stage of the last World Cup , and Mexico qualified for the last 16 here at the expense of Germany, beating the holders 1-0 in Moscow in their opening game.

Sports Willian, Gabriel Jesus win praise from Brazil coaches
Author: 0 Willian, Gabriel Jesus win praise from Brazil coaches

The action started when Neymar accomplished something Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are still looking to cross off of their bucket lists - scoring a goal in the knockout stage. - Brazil have reached at least the quarter-final stages of the World Cup in each of the last seven editions of the competition. Against Mexico, it took some time for Brazil to find their rhythm, like it has been the team's usual pattern in the tournament.

Sports Kevin Durant re-signs with Golden State Warriors
Author: 0 Kevin Durant re-signs with Golden State Warriors

Paul George and Kevin Durant are set to remain with the Oklahoma City Thunder and Warriors respectively, after they also reportedly agreed new contracts. He averaged a career-high 11.2 points a year ago while shooting almost 40 percent from three-point range. Robinson averaged 4.1 points and 14.7 minutes a game last season for Indiana.

Sports ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski: Why Teams Didn’t Want To Sign DeMarcus Cousins
Author: 0 ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski: Why Teams Didn’t Want To Sign DeMarcus Cousins

Cousins told Spears that he called his agent to discuss his options, which included the Warriors after JaVale McGee made a decision to join the Lakers as a free agent. Golden State can now start five All-Stars if coach Steve Kerr so chooses. Cousins was disappointed that he hadn't received any offers yet in free agency, so he was the one who reached out to the Warriors.

Sports England and Colombia World Cup last-16 match goes to extra
Author: 0 England and Colombia World Cup last-16 match goes to extra

England have snapped one of the most famous football "curses" in history after prevailing in a penalty shootout for the first time at a World Cup . The news means that it is likely that the 2014 Golden Boot victor will play some part against the "Three Lions", which would be a major boost for the Colombians as they seek to defeat England for the first time in their history.

Sports Lakers agree deals with trio of free agents after LeBron James capture
Author: 0 Lakers agree deals with trio of free agents after LeBron James capture

That streak has ended at eight years. Also, the Sixers are obviously aiming to win a championship next season, would it be beneficial to add more young players with little-to-no playoff experience? The Los Angeles Lakers needed to matter again, so they had no choice but to convince LeBron James to join their team .

Sports Mexico eliminated from World Cup with loss to Brazil
Author: 0 Mexico eliminated from World Cup with loss to Brazil

With Messi and Ronaldo having packed their bags, Neymar is the final superstar remaining the World Cup . Jesus, 21, has yet to score on his World Cup debut. Jesus then had another opportunity as a nervous Mexico defence failed to clear, but the Manchester City striker found Ochoa equal to his shot. Neymar's strike and a late second from Roberto Firmino saw a strangely low-key Brazil edge past Mexico 2-0 to book a spot in the World Cup quarter-finals.

Sports Kobe Bryant welcomes LeBron James to the Los Angeles Lakers
Author: 0 Kobe Bryant welcomes LeBron James to the Los Angeles Lakers

However, he had endured frustration with the Cleveland Cavaliers , culminating in last month's clean sweep defeat to the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals . Klutch Sports Group announced the move in a short statement released today. James has been one of the top priorities of the Lakers for quite some time now, and they were able to get the job done by signing him this offseason.

Sports Brazil vs Mexico, 2 July 2018
Author: 0 Brazil vs Mexico, 2 July 2018

Brazilian and Mexican fans hold a fake World Cup trophy prior to their match. Brazil will be without left-back Marcelo due to a back problem, so Filipe Luís will take his place against a Mexico side not to be taken lightly. They've fallen at the Round of 16 stage at six successive World Cup tournaments, but if they make it through to the Quarter Finals this time , they'll surely be one of the favourites to win the entire competition.

Sports Chelsea confident of beating Liverpool to £65m Alisson transfer deal
Author: 0 Chelsea confident of beating Liverpool to £65m Alisson transfer deal

Belgium global Courtois has been repeatedly linked with a move to Real Madrid and has made no secret of his admiration for the club. Alisson Becker is one of few capable of replacing him, and Chelsea appear to be interested. Chelsea would thus, be fancying their chances of signing the 25-year-old ahead of Liverpool . " I have a certain preferred destination ". "My kids are the most important for me".

Sports Molinari coasts to maiden PGA Tour title
Author: 0 Molinari coasts to maiden PGA Tour title

Molinari, seeking his first PGA Tour victory to add to his five on the European Tour, birdied the final two holes for a five-under-par 65 at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm. Woods' start provided little indication of a forthcoming birdie barrage. At the Memorial Tournament four weeks ago, Woods was well under par in both the second and third rounds, but he couldn't keep it going, settling for 67-68 and a tie for 23rd.

Sports LeBron James: Basketball star agrees to join Los Angeles Lakers
Author: 0 LeBron James: Basketball star agrees to join Los Angeles Lakers

By declining his option, James positioned himself to be able to choose where he'll play next, and Cleveland, just up the road from his home near Akron, remains a strong possibility. By the end of the regular season, James extended that streak to 873 straight games. The ball still may be in Cleveland's court. " Kawhi Leonard to miss birthday party (return from injury management)", one fan said in relation to this past season's Spurs injury report.

Sports Mexico fans share tequila with South Korea ambassador after shock Germany exit
Author: 0 Mexico fans share tequila with South Korea ambassador after shock Germany exit

After Toni Kroos' stunning 95th-minute victor gave Germany an unconvincing win over Sweden in their second match, they only needed a win against South Korea to book their place in the last 16. They managed to qualify as runner-up in their group, despite defeat to Sweden in the final game. "If the players didn't have all this preparation then we'd surely not see this kind of performance".

Sports Lance Stephenson Is The Latest Veteran To Join The Los Angeles Lakers
Author: 0 Lance Stephenson Is The Latest Veteran To Join The Los Angeles Lakers

But, he agreed to a new contract with the Thunder when free agency began. James, a two-time Olympic champion, left Cleveland before in 2010 for the Miami Heat, where he reached the NBA Finals four times, going 2-2, before departing for the Cavaliers , vowing to bring a title to Cleveland, his home region having grown up in nearby Akron.

Sports LeBron James agrees to 4-year, $154M contract with LA Lakers
Author: 0 LeBron James agrees to 4-year, $154M contract with LA Lakers

Philly last won an NBA Championship in 1983, a year before James was even born. "Thank you Northeast Ohio for an incredible four seasons", James wrote. Getting back to annual title contention, which is a given with James, will be hard. Although the Lakers struck out in free agency, they established a competitive young core and won at least 30 games for the first time since the 2012-13 National Basketball Association season.

Sports LeBron agrees to 4-year, $154 million contract with Lakers
Author: 0 LeBron agrees to 4-year, $154 million contract with Lakers

Since Kobe Bryant retired in 2016, the Lakers have sought to add a franchise-changer to lift them from a long, dry spell unheard of in their storied past. The 33-year-old had previously said he wanted to finish his career in OH, and although he's leaving home again, Cleveland fans are more forgiving after he ended the city's 52-year sports championship drought in 2016.

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