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Federation Internationale de Football Association clears Manchester United of wrongdoing over world record Paul Pogba transfer

Federation Internationale de Football Association clears Manchester United of wrongdoing over world record Paul Pogba transfer Dawson added the Red Devils and Juve were both initially asked for clarification over the signing when it was reported Pogba's agent, Mino Raiola , could earn over £41 million from the deal. World football's governing body have, however, opened disciplinary proceedings against the Frenchman's former club Juventus . We can not comment further as proceedings are ongoing. [Full Article...]

Who's No. 3? NBA draft intrigue begins after Fultz, Ball

The Lakers have won 16 National Basketball Association championships, but have just completed the worst four-year stretch in their history - including posting their worst record ever, 17-65, in the 2015-16 season. For Ball, it's not just about staying home. "I think that you also are gauging and evaluating his son on his ability and what he can do not only on the basketball court but also what h... [Full Article...]

Bulls trade Butler to Timberwolves

The Celtics were rumored to be interested in Butler at last season's trade deadline and during the early parts of the offseason. And, I hope you know that's what I dedicated my life to every time I walked into the facility or stepped on the floor of the United Center. [Full Article...]

Ireland and Afghanistan awarded Test status by ICC

Ireland and Afghanistan awarded Test status by ICC Australia are set to play more cricket in the unhappy hunting ground of the United Arab Emirates after Afghanistan were granted Test-playing nation status. Both Afghanistan and Ireland had applied for to get their status upgradation from Associates to full members. "We are all justifiably very proud today, but we see this not as the end of the road, but just the first step in taking our wo... [Full Article...]

Pelicans get Jackson from Charlotte in draft deal

ESPN basketball analyst Jay Williams, in an interview Thursday with "Pardon the Interuption", said shooting ability is a concern with Jackson, but compared him to current NBA star Jimmy Butler and a future hall of famer. "I'm super excited to be here, and grateful for this opportunity". The Big East player of the year as well as defensive player of the year averaged an impressive 18.7 points a g... [Full Article...]

Kohli slammed by India veteran over row forcing Kumble to quit

Kohli slammed by India veteran over row forcing Kumble to quit The former captain had been due to join the team on their limited-overs tour of West Indies beginning on Friday but he quit on Tuesday after revealing a breakdown in his relationship with Kohli, who was said to resent his assertive coaching style. [Full Article...]

Midnight deadline to discuss players, deals for expansion draft — Vegas GM

The Predators were put in a bind in when exposing Neal, a 10-time 20-goal-scorer, because they elected to protect a fourth defenseman. Notable defensemen include Cornwall native Adam McQuaid of the Boston Bruins, Sami Vatanen of the Anaheim Ducks , Toby Enstrom of the Winnipeg Jets and Matt Dumba of the Minnesota Wild. [Full Article...]

Boston renaming street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz

Boston renaming street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz Ortiz retired at the age of 40 a year ago. I grew up with him as a member of the Red Sox for most of my life. There is a new street outside Fenway Park - David Ortiz Drive - and it says that the illustrious designated hitter will always have a home in Boston, said Tom Werner, chairman of the Boston Red Sox . [Full Article...]

76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft So, it's understandable if you, as NY legend Yogi Berra once put it, looked at the 2017 Draft and experienced déjà vu all over again. From left, Markelle Fultz , De'Aaron Fox and Donovan Mitchell gather with other draft prospects on stage for a group photo before the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in NY. [Full Article...]

Honda expects another tough F1 weekend, this time in Azerbaijan

Honda expects another tough F1 weekend, this time in Azerbaijan Failure after failure of the Honda engine has plagued the Woking based squad this season, but the Japanese manufacturer have finally produced a counter measure that they hope will resolve their ongoing dilemma. Honda will test a series of new components during Friday practice in Baku and will then assess drivability and mapping before making a decision on whether to run them for the remainder o... [Full Article...]

North Korea denies torturing American Otto Warmbier

North Korea said today the death of Mr Warmbier, who was kept prisoner in the hermit state since last January, was "a mystery to us as well". As we learned only this month, shortly after Warmbier received North Korea's disgusting sentence he suffered brain damage so extensive that when North Korea finally released him early last week, at the demand of the Trump administration, he arrived home on... [Full Article...]

Celtics select Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft

An athletic wing, Jackson is regarded as one of the best defenders in this draft class, which is something he takes pride in. So it's nothing new for me. "I think that he's a guy that we thought really highly of from Day 1", Stevens said. He turned out to be correct. Jackson became the fourth Top 5 pick under Self at Kansas and also is the 22nd KU player and 11th KU lottery pick drafted during... [Full Article...]

Frank de Boer in line for Crystal Palace job

Crystal Palace relied on Sam Allardyce to keep the club in the English Premier League last season but in May he resigned, saying he was not looking for another job. But former the Leicester City title winning manager, Ranieri made a decision to take a job in Ligue 1 with Nantes and Silva chose to join Premier League rivals Watford . [Full Article...]

Flyers hope for banner haul in NHL Entry Draft

Flyers hope for banner haul in NHL Entry Draft There have been rumblings that New Jersey is also interested in defenseman Cale Makar. Does having the first overall pick allow the Devils to change the narrative from five straight seasons out of the playoffs, worst record in the Eastern Conference a year ago, to the tide is turning, we won the draft lottery, and the future is bright? "I don't think there will be any difference in the activit... [Full Article...]

76ers put future of The Process in No. 1 pick Fultz's hands

And that was why he worked out for one team - and only one team - the Lakers. While the notion of becoming the top overall pick had yet to sink in the morning after the National Basketball Association draft, Markelle Fultz didn't need much time to let Philadelphia know that he thinks the Sixers are now a playoff team. [Full Article...]

Lakers great Magic Johnson picks successor in Lonzo Ball

Tatum and the Celtics seem to have more familiarity, with the 6-foot-8 swingman believing he'd be a good fit on the roster of the team that had the best record in the Eastern Conference. "He didn't have this kind of reputation in the middle of last season, but he really can go get the ball". "We've chose to rebuild this roster through young players (coach) Fred (Hoiberg) is comfortable with". [Full Article...]

Hurricanes land van Riemsdyk from Golden Knights

Hurricanes land van Riemsdyk from Golden Knights Vegas had drafted the 25-year-old from the Chicago Blackhawks . Carolina acquired that pick for defenseman Ron Hainsey at the 2017 trade deadline. "As a right-handed defenseman, Trevor fills an immediate need in our lineup", said Hurricanes GM Ron Francis. [Full Article...]

Di Maria strikes deal with Spanish prosecutor in tax case

Angel Di Maria has been fined €2million and handed a one-year prison sentence, which he will not be required to serve, after admitting two counts of tax fraud in a plea agreement with Spanish prosecutors. Cristiano Ronaldo has been accused of defrauding the Spanish authorities of taxes worth excess of £13 million ($AU22m) between 2011 and 2014. Both players have escaped jail for tax exasion. [Full Article...]

Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener

Hopefully, the arena in St Petersburg will be a lucky venue for our team". Russian Federation made an impressive start to the tournament in Saint Petersburg on Saturday, winning 2-0 thanks to Michael Boxall's own goal and a Fyodor Smolov strike, in a victory that was more convincing than the scoreline suggests. [Full Article...]

Automated Guidance System Steered Philippine Ship Before Striking USS Fitzgerald

Under maritime traffic rules, the ship on the right - in this case, the container ship - gets to proceed, and one to the left is the "give-way" ship. Investigators have suggested the ACX Crystal did not immediately report the incident for almost an hour. [Full Article...]


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