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by | July 17, 2018 | 12:27

The 2018 MLB Home Run Derby will be held Monday night at Nationals Park in Washington , D.C. There's an eight-man group of sluggers competing in the annual event, which starts at 7 p.m. Because he hit two homers over 440 feet, Harper got 30 seconds of extra time . Harper ran into a similar situation his his second round, dragging behind as Muncy led with 12.

by | July 17, 2018 | 10:32

N'Zonzi has always been linked with a move to the Emirates and following the appointment of his former manager Unai Emery , it was believed that Arsenal would swoop for the player. But for me, it's the same with the one player and the 25 players. "We want to keep the respect for these players and to find the captain and choose very well the best player for that".

by | July 17, 2018 | 09:43

Mark Wood says England will use the deciding match of the one-day series against India as a dress rehearsal for a potential knockout match when they host next year's World Cup. However, captain Virat Kohli defended Dhoni, as he has done umpteen times. "We totally believe in him". Although he took three wickets at Lord's, he conceded 68 runs, as Joe Root scored an excellent century to anchor the innings after Morgan went against type by batting first.

by | July 17, 2018 | 09:22

He had his first meeting with Lakers head coach Luke Walton. "He's about the team". Walton told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne that he views many of LeBron's qualities as ones he can work with as a coach. James signed a four-year deal with the Lakers as a free agent this summer, leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers after four straight trips to the NBA Finals that included a championship in 2016.

by | July 17, 2018 | 08:20

A former Ajax youth academy prospect, Blind made his debut with the Eredivisie side in 2008 and went on to play 143 times with the club. The Netherlands worldwide joined the Red Devils from the Amsterdam outfit during Louis van Gaal's time in charge and he was a regular during the Dutchman's two seasons at Old Trafford.

by | July 17, 2018 | 07:59

Sky Sports commentator Martin Tyler has hinted that Liverpool may finally be close to signing Lyon star Nabil Fekir , after a long and sometimes frustrating transfer saga. 'His transfer failed in June, but he hasn't been affected by it. Nabil is much closer to Lyon today than he was when we talked to Liverpool . He is focused on the World Cup , and he still has his heart in Lyon .

by | July 17, 2018 | 06:14

While Mercedes came under fire for their strategic error that cost Hamilton the lead of the Austrian Grand Prix a week ago, Wolff believes they made the right call on Sunday in staying out to gain track position rather than pitting under the Safety Car.

by | July 17, 2018 | 00:09

Croatia reached the final of the World Cup for the first time. As if the on-field drama wasn't enough, the post-match ceremony and celebration kept audiences hooked to their screens on Sunday, July 15. The match at the Luzhniki Stadium is set to kick off at 15h00 GMT. Mario Mandzukic, Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappé were France's goal scorers while Ivan Perisic and Mario Mandzukic scooped goals for Croatia during yesterday's breath-taking final.

by | July 16, 2018 | 19:46

Olympique Marseille defender Adil Rami has hailed the leadership ability of France teammate Paul Pogba . Ferdinand further tried to dissect why it hasn't worked for him during his time at Old Trafford, citing a difference in the way he is played to his Juventus days.

by | July 16, 2018 | 19:35

Ronaldo needs to sort out a few issues with his transfer to Juve but also his tax problems. Juventus will pay €100 million ($158 million) for the move and another €12 million in fees to sign the player to a four-year contract. 'Serie A has become one of the most important championships in the world. Ronaldo is the Champions League's leading goal-scorer and could help Juventus win the title that has eluded them since decades.

by | July 16, 2018 | 18:35

In accordance with Smokefree England, it is against the law to smoke anywhere inside the stadium at Stamford Bridge. One of the key cogs in that Napoli team was centre midfielder Jorginho , and the 26-year-old Italy global has followed Sarri to Stamford Bridge in a move announced about two hours after Sarri was officially hired.

by | July 16, 2018 | 18:01

It showed a photo of captain Luka Modrić who was awarded the Golden Ball for the best player at the tournament, holding a trophy, although with a sad face after the defeat. The difference in 2016 was that Deschamps did not have Mbappe to call on when looking for inspiration against Portugal. 2018 FIFA World Cup is done and dusted.

by | July 16, 2018 | 15:12

But with new manager Unai Emery now at Arsenal , Perez is hopeful of proving his quality and Spanish outlet El Desmarque claims he doesn't want to leave the Emirates. Then, we are looking at, looking for, who are the players whose personality is the best in the dressing room. For me it's the same for one player as it is for 25 players.

by | July 16, 2018 | 14:57

The women in the background wearing Qatar Airways air stewardess uniforms and Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino were not so lucky however, and still got wet head to toe. Now, the picture of young president's celebration is going viral on social media pages. Netizens were quick to point out the Putin's "umbrella guy" and how the other two leaders were made to wait for their umbrellas on Sunday.

by | July 16, 2018 | 09:31

The tourists were humiliated as they crumbled to 73 all out - the lowest score since their readmission in 1991 - after being bamboozled by Dilruwan, who claimed Test-best figures of 6-32, and Rangana Herath (3-38). I think I always want to play positively and back my strengths. "I think I'm applying my skill and doing well on turning tracks". Since the beginning of 2015, South Africa's scores in the sub-continent in completed Tests read 248, 184, 109, 214, 79, 185, 121, 143, 126 and 73.

by | July 16, 2018 | 06:01

Southgate preferred to focus on the positives. "I think they're physically in a very good place". The way English supporters have embraced this team and their exploits in the last month has been nearly unprecedented, and with the vast majority of the squad still in their early to mid-twenties, there may be plenty more for their fans to enthuse about in the next few years.

by | July 16, 2018 | 04:48

But once you're here and played as well as we did, you want to take those opportunities in life. Does he go with sentiment and let Danny Welbeck have a start, Nick Pope or Jack Butland in goal. Croatia is seeking their first World Cup title, as they take on England in the semifinals. "As you rest & prepare for the play-off know we're with you".

by | July 16, 2018 | 04:19

Over the past four weeks, in 11 cities throughout the European part of the largest country in the world, it has been a tournament that has arguably improved Russia's image overseas as well as Russians' esteem for the world's most popular sport.

by | July 16, 2018 | 02:24

Croatia have played 90 more minutes and had a day's less rest than the French ahead of the final. But as the match progressed, it became clear France was headed for the win. Mbappe won the Young Player of the Tournament award and rightly so, his pace and direct style of play causes all sorts of problems for defenders and gives him and his teammates space to work in.

by | July 15, 2018 | 23:39

It´s up to us to put everything into place to achieve our dream of lifting the World Cup". He was the hero of France's World Cup-winning team 20 years ago whose success was hailed as a powerful and inspiring rejection of racism in French society.

by | July 15, 2018 | 23:15

Chelsea midfielder Hazard was runner-up to Modric following his impressive performances for Belgium, particularly in the knockout stages. Regaining composure, he said, "I've never doubted myself and I always knew I could come here to reach the level I am at today".

by | July 15, 2018 | 22:48

After the match, Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho , who is now serving as a pundit for Russian worldwide television network RT, got stuck into Manchester City's Raheem Sterling , claiming that he had a bad tournament. 'At United he's not receiving a ball off a player like [Andrea] Pirlo, the balls aren't getting to him quick enough in the right areas. United have also found it hard to lure in better players, as the big names have been representing their nations in Russian ...

by | July 15, 2018 | 21:32

In both games they found an opening from a set piece and then sat back, ceded possession, stayed solid and looked to pick their opponents off on the break. As of the release of this post, the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final is in the 54th minute, with France up 2-1 over Croatia . "Sometimes this criticism is unfair", Griezmann said.

by | July 15, 2018 | 20:33

Fans charged the field during a thrilling segment of play, with France leading 2-1, as French star Kylian Mbappe couldn't covert a breakaway goal, then Croatia began a counterattack on a lopsided field. CROATIA 2, NIGERIA 0 : Like France in its first match, Croatia uses a penalty kick and an own-goal to grab the lead in a group many identified as among the toughest.

by | July 15, 2018 | 19:34

Rafael Nadal reaches the Wimbledon semi-finals for the first time since 2011 thanks to an epic five-set victory over Juan Martin del Potro on Centre Court. [ALSO LIKE] Should the two players face off again this season, the rematch will likely come on hard courts. "I hope I get off to a good start, go from there".

by | July 15, 2018 | 19:00

Despite chances for both sides, the half-time score remained goalless. France began the second half much stronger than they had the first and they showed yet again how risky they are from set-pieces, with Umtiti scoring a header from a corner in the 51 minute.

by | July 15, 2018 | 17:44

Former Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri is expected to be announced as Conte's replacement, though Chelsea are yet to officially confirm his departure. Widespread reports emerged in England and Italy that the Blues had dismissed Conte after two seasons in charge. Chelsea FC has confirmed sacking manager Antonio Conte .

by | July 15, 2018 | 17:38

Before the tournament started, there were doubts over us. "For us, we are not the favourites". "We will analyse all of this and we will make sure that the Croatians are not in good shape, and that we can block their best player and their best plan of attack".

by | July 15, 2018 | 16:17

A ferocious fightback from Rafael Nadal wasn't enough for the Spaniard to fight off Novak Djokovic in a thrilling finish to Wimbledon's two day, five-set semi-final. "People who saw the match here, it was very clear that very few things separated the two players. If [I do], you are going to write about this, and I don't want you to write about this today".

by | July 15, 2018 | 15:58

Lovren bounced back later in the season, helping Liverpool reach the Champions League final. Croatia do not have a world class right-back and left-back, but they do not concede. "This feels incredible, especially after everything that was said about us before the game". France came into the World Cup with a squad of players who were considered in some quarters to be the best in Russian Federation.

by | July 15, 2018 | 10:26

The low blow hardly slowed Pacquiao, who continued to overwhelm Matthysse in the seventh round before he landed a hard left uppercut that knocked him down for the third time in the fight. The 35-year-old Argentine, who came in with a reputation as a big puncher, had no answer to Pacquiao's blistering speed and he dropped again in the fifth.

by | July 15, 2018 | 10:16

Club director Marina Granovskaia said: 'We are delighted Jorginho has chosen to join Chelsea . Jorginho will be a big upgrade and he has the potential to form a devastating partnership alongside N'Golo Kante in the middle of the park next season so I think he'll be a superb signing for Chelsea .

by | July 15, 2018 | 10:15

On Friday, Ken Rosenthal of the Athletic reported that the Phillies had increased their offer for Machado, showing their aggressive pursuit for the shortstop, ramping up the offer in order to outbid other teams. Should the Yankees not want to make Andujar the big chip, outfielder Clint Frazier is also an option. Despite that, it's likely that Dave Dombrowski is simply doing his due diligence on Machado's price tag.

by | July 15, 2018 | 06:28

Novak Djokovic clawed his way to a two sets to one lead over great rival Rafael Nadal under the Centre Court roof before their scintillating Wimbledon semi-final was paused with the contest balanced on a knife-edge on Friday. The total match time was 5 hours, 15 minutes, making it the second-longest semifinal match in terms of duration in Wimbledon history. "If you ask majority, I'm sure they would have preferred to see a fifth-set tiebreaker, too".

by | July 14, 2018 | 22:56

Djokovic led by two sets to one when play was halted on Friday evening and the Serb returned under the Centre Court roof to win the second longest men's semi-final in Wimbledon history at five hours and 14 minutes. Isner is an exceptional server - one of the best ever, if not the best. Indeed, the only error the South African committed in the second set was on set point.