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Khedira saddened by Buffon World Cup exit

Khedira saddened by Buffon World Cup exit Italy's failure to qualify was met with a furious response from supporters and media, who lambasted manager Gian Piero Ventura and urged him to resign. The midfielder rounded off by saying: "I wish he had made his last global tournament". "It was a game to win at all costs and, for the coach, they were the right men". [Full Article...]

Australia beat Honduras to qualify for Russia World Cup

Australia beat Honduras to qualify for Russia World Cup As in San Pedro Sula last Friday, the Socceroos had the better of a forgettable first half without being able to forge a breakthrough. Jedinak then drilled in penalties after a handball by Bryan Acosta and foul by Johnny Palacios to seal victory. [Full Article...]

Alex Smith is Chiefs' nominee for Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award

Alex Smith is Chiefs' nominee for Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award The award was created in 2014 in honor of the late founding owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pro Football Hall of Famer member Art Rooney, Sr . He was also the victor of the local chapter of the Pro Football Writers of America Dino Lucarelli Good Guy award. [Full Article...]

Bills benching Tyrod Taylor in favor of rookie Nathan Peterman

Bills benching Tyrod Taylor in favor of rookie Nathan Peterman Nathan Peterman , a fifth-round draft pick out of Pittsburgh, will start against the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. Though McDermott says he remains confident in Taylor, he decided to make the move to see if Peterman can make Buffalo a better team. [Full Article...]

Tennis ace Serena Williams set to tie knot with fiance Alexis Ohanian

Tennis ace Serena Williams set to tie knot with fiance Alexis Ohanian Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian are about to have a grand slam wedding. It's a special city for Serena and somewhere she has always loved. The wedding is being held in secrecy and the guests have been informed only of the city where it will be held but not yet the venue. [Full Article...]

Rugby World Cup 2023 hosts to be decided today

Rugby World Cup 2023 hosts to be decided today South Africa has only ever hosted the tournament once, in 1995, where we beat New Zealand 15-12 in a scintillating final that many will still remember as an event that supported social cohesion at a hard time in our history. The three candidate nations will not receive a vote. World Rugby voted in London this morning and the decision was made to award the hosting of the World Cup to France . [Full Article...]

Manchester United could lose Marouane Fellaini on a free in the summer

Manchester United could lose Marouane Fellaini on a free in the summer That's according to the Daily Star , who claim the Belgium global is unsatisfied with the new contract he's been offered at Old Trafford. And when he was linked with a move to Galatasaray in the summer, United manager Jose Mourinho said the Turkish club had more chance of signing him than Fellaini. [Full Article...]

Celtics' Kyrie Irving, Aware Of 'Masked Man' Craze, To Return Vs. Nets

Celtics' Kyrie Irving, Aware Of 'Masked Man' Craze, To Return Vs. Nets He then put the finishing touches on the win with a 22-foot pull-up jumper and a drive to the rim, giving the Celtics a 99-92 lead shortly after consecutive 3-pointer by Brooklyn's Allen Crabbe made it a four-point game. It just seems like the next stage in his development. "I admire Kyrie. Obviously, he's been a thorn in our side for years, and now he just happens to wear green". [Full Article...]

Arsene Wenger opens door to global management after Arsenal

Arsene Wenger opens door to global management after Arsenal Mokbel referred to the £90 million Lemar deal Arsenal nearly got over the line on deadline day, when Alexis Sanchez missed out on his own move to City , but the Gunners believe their target will now be a lot more expensive. However, City remain interested and can expect to pay substantially less for Sanchez given his contract runs out at the end of the season. And when asked if he would b... [Full Article...]

Cech: Time for Spurs to win trophy

Cech: Time for Spurs to win trophy Arsenal lifted the FA Cup in May, their third time winning the prestigious trophy in four years. Cape Town - Tottenham Hotspur playmaker Christian Eriksen believes the club have been transformed, and has credited manager Mauricio Pochettino for providing stability. [Full Article...]

Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger on Thursday games: It's tough physically

Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger on Thursday games: It's tough physically Just like the Steelers, they have made winning games look hard but head coach Mike Mullarkey has described his players as "resilient" and a touchdown from DeMarco Murray - his third of the game - just about sealed the deal against the Bengals. [Full Article...]

Michigan State vs. Duke

Michigan State vs. Duke It'll be interesting to see guys like Marvin Bagley, Trevon Duval , Gary Trent Jr. and Wendell Carter Jr. face off with Jaren Jackson Jr ., Josh Langford, Cassius Winston and Nick Ward . Michigan State is another popular pick for the national title and is led by Miles Bridges . Both teams feature deep, talented rosters that are built for long March runs, so and early statement win would speak... [Full Article...]

NCAA reverses decision, NC State's Braxton Beverly eligible to play

NCAA reverses decision, NC State's Braxton Beverly eligible to play The NCAA recently denied an appeal, leading to the school's request for reconsideration last week. Eventually, he decided that without Matta, Columbus was not where he wanted to be and headed to N.C. Beverly's case centered around the fact he took summer courses at Ohio State before a late coaching change prompted him to seek his release and ultimately join the Wolfpack. [Full Article...]

Torey Lovullo, a former Bruin, wins NL Manager of the Year

Torey Lovullo, a former Bruin, wins NL Manager of the Year Colorado Rockies manager Bud Black finished third. Lovullo wins the award as a first-year manager just as Roberts did following the 2016 season. "If you win rookie of the year, the Cy Young or the MVP, it's about the player". The Minnesota Twins' Paul Molitor (18 first-place votes) was the American League victor. [Full Article...]

Sock Overcomes Cilic to Record First ATP World Tour Finals Win

Sock Overcomes Cilic to Record First ATP World Tour Finals Win Rafael Nadal's dramatic withdrawal from the ATP Finals in London leaves Roger Federer as the only megastar standing at a tournament now looking seriously short of star power. Watch as they tackle some of the most famous phrases to come out of London's East End, with Federer's befuddled response to, "Blimey mate, I'm Hank Marvin" a particular highlight. [Full Article...]

Silva to accept Watford's refusal over Everton approach

Silva to accept Watford's refusal over Everton approach He nearly saved Hull from relegation from the Premier League and since taking charge at Watford he has guided them to their best ever top-flight start since the Graham Taylor era. No Hornets boss has managed more than 50 games since the days of Gianfranco Zola, and to lose Silva after just 11 league games would be a huge blow for the club. [Full Article...]

Jerry Jones calls talk of him being forced to sell Cowboys 'laughable'

Jerry Jones calls talk of him being forced to sell Cowboys 'laughable' Other owners, according to Florio, are upset with Jones because they believe he encouraged Papa John's CEO John Schnatter to blame the National Football League for failing pizza sales. "I've had discussions with the committee chairman, but received no "notices" said Jones. "The committee is continuing its work towards finalizing a contract extension with the commissioner", he said. [Full Article...]

Cristiano Ronaldo 'decides to leave Real Madrid'

Cristiano Ronaldo 'decides to leave Real Madrid' Prior to Ronaldo's announcement, the Spanish media had reported that Rodriguez had been admitted to Hospital Quiron Universal in Madrid to give birth. "We are all very happy!" the football superstar wrote in Portuguese on Instagram , alongside a picture of himself together with Rodriguez and his first child, 7-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo Jr., in a hospital bed. [Full Article...]

Misfiring Italy fail to reach World Cup for first time since 1958

Misfiring Italy fail to reach World Cup for first time since 1958 The four-time world champions played out a goalless draw with Sweden at the San Siro on Monday night, failing to overturn a one-goal deficit from Friday's first leg in Stockholm and missing out on a place at next summer's finals in the process. [Full Article...]

Senator James Paterson announces his own conservative marriage bill

Senator James Paterson announces his own conservative marriage bill A cross-party group of senators will immediately back senator Dean Smith's bill, which will be introduced to the senate on Wednesday afternoon if a "yes" vote is announced in the same-sex marriage postal survey. "If the parliament opts for a narrower bill with fewer protections, I fear we will see some Australians seek to impose their values on others, with court cases and other legal mechan... [Full Article...]


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