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Sports Smart likely to sign qualifying offer to return to Celtics
Author: 0 Smart likely to sign qualifying offer to return to Celtics

From the Celtics' perspective, they have maintained throughout this process that they want to have Smart back next season, but they want to do it relative to what his market value is. The likes of Clint Capela, Jabari Parker and Zach LaVine are all still in the same boat as the tenacious Celtics defender. "He's most disappointed that there has been no reaching out from their end".

Sports Top scorers meet best defence in Brazil v Belgium clash
Author: 0 Top scorers meet best defence in Brazil v Belgium clash

He says he is in "a lot of pain" because the team knew it could go further in the tournament and "make history". They played that match without Neymar , who had been stretchered off in the quarter-final win over Colombia with a fractured vertebrae.

Sports England Fans Are Celebrating The Result In a London IKEA
Author: 0 England Fans Are Celebrating The Result In a London IKEA

The air carrier printed up a ticket for a passenger named "Football" and added some hidden gems in the ticket vocabulary for die hard England team fans. "President Putin called me before the (last-16) game with the Spanish and after", said Cherchesov, who masterminded a win against Spain on penalties in the last 16.

Sports Paul George On Why He Chose Thunder Over Lakers
Author: 0 Paul George On Why He Chose Thunder Over Lakers

OKC signed veteran point guard Raymond Felton on Tuesday night, surpassing the 300,000,000 line. Also under contract for next season are Alex Abrines ($5.5 million), Patrick Patterson ($5.5 million), Kyle Singler ($4.99 million), Terrance Ferguson ($2.1 million), and Dakari Johnson ($1.4 million).

Sports England shuts out Sweden to reach World Cup semifinals
Author: 0 England shuts out Sweden to reach World Cup semifinals

Pickford was named Man of the Match after a series of stunning saves ensured the Three Lions cruised to a 2-0 win over Sweden and a first World Cup semi-final in 28 years. Again the goal was relatively simple, Alli finding space to convert a free header from Jesse Lingard's cross, and now all England had to do was see out the final half hour.

Sports Ex-UCLA Star, NBA Player Tyler Honeycutt Killed After Shootout With LAPD
Author: 0 Ex-UCLA Star, NBA Player Tyler Honeycutt Killed After Shootout With LAPD

When police arrived at the scene, Honeycutt had apparently opened fire on them. A SWAT crew was called to the incident and entered the residence, he said , where they found the suspect unresponsive. U.S. media report it was the former Sacramento King's player, who was on contract for Moscow's BC Khimki. No officers were injured. Authorities have not yet released the name of the man.

Author: 0 Euroleague Basketball mourns Tyler Honeycutt

The incident began on Friday at around 5 p.m. PT at a Sherman Oaks home when Honeycutt's mother had called the police due to her son acting "erratically". Honeycutt played for the Bruins from 2009 to 2011. The Kings traded Honeycutt to the Houston Rockets in 2013. Family members identified the man as Tyler Honeycutt , a former UCLA basketball player who had a brief career in the NBA.

Sports What England fans mean when they say football's 'coming home'
Author: 0 What England fans mean when they say football's 'coming home'

Three Lions has 6,775,326 Spotify streams to date, and the 1998 release has 3,263,163. And now, as England boast 2-1 record with no signs of cooling down, fans are frantically hoping that for once and for all, football's coming home. It was now ideally poised to embody England's aspirations for World Cup '98 - and indeed it became, for the second time in two years, a No. 1 single in the United Kingdom.

Sports Graeme McDowell explains why he skipped Open qualifier following ‘lost clubs’ fiasco
Author: 0 Graeme McDowell explains why he skipped Open qualifier following ‘lost clubs’ fiasco

McDowell said he could not give a 100 percent performance without his own equipment. "Anyone that travels a lot, you know, you lose a suitcase from time to time, you lose a piece of luggage". Rathmore man McDowell's clubs were misplaced by his airline as he travelled from Paris to Manchester for the event, meaning his chances of making the third Major of the year have decreased.

Sports Thai schoolboys not ready for underwater escape
Author: 0 Thai schoolboys not ready for underwater escape

The group was found Monday after a dramatic search and rescue that gripped the world, but authorities have warned that getting them out will be a fraught and hard process, especially since none of them can swim and could panic if they had to dive out, with potentially deadly consequences.

Sports Brazil coach defends Neymar
Author: 0 Brazil coach defends Neymar

It's believed the world-record transfer holder will be a favourite for the Ballon d'Or if he leads the Selecao to World Cup glory, something Lukaku seems to be aware of. "Weakness in Brazil? Not really", he said. Martinez's men put that to bed in style in Kazan, though, matching Belgium's previous best World Cup run when they reached the last four in 1986.

Sports Why Griezmann didn't celebrate France goal against Uruguay
Author: 0 Why Griezmann didn't celebrate France goal against Uruguay

That leaves perhaps the most wide-open World Cup of modern times heading towards the final week, and England manager Southgate has called on his team to take advantage. Uruguay suffered without striker Edinson Cavani , who was ruled out with a calf injury. The Galatasaray goalkeeper fumbled in a long-range effort in the 61st minute to gift France a buffer after Raphael Varane had headed home Griezmann's free-kick shortly before half-time.

Sports Minnesota Timberwolves' Jimmy Butler has 'no intentions' of re-signing with team
Author: 0 Minnesota Timberwolves' Jimmy Butler has 'no intentions' of re-signing with team

Horford and Irving could both be free agents so it might be hard for the Celtics to fit all three player's salaries under the cap, but the cap is projected to go up again next summer. It appears, however, that Butler isn't a Timberwolf for life. Per the report, Butler is "all but fed up with the nonchalant attitude of his younger teammates", specifically franchise cornerstone Karl-Anthony Towns.

Sports Loris Karius Liverpool: Reds goalkeeper backed by club legend Steven Gerrard
Author: 0 Loris Karius Liverpool: Reds goalkeeper backed by club legend Steven Gerrard

Klopp explained that the former Germany manager told him that a highly respected doctor believed that Karius suffered concussion in Kiev that night. "Is he capable of parking that up, moving on and drawing from the experience", he said . Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has suggested to The Liverpool Echo that Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius has the potential to be very good .

Sports 24 million viewers watch England make World Cup Quarter Final
Author: 0 24 million viewers watch England make World Cup Quarter Final

Pickford used the information and admitted in post-match interviews that only Radamael Falcao had placed his shot differently to what he had expected. "The prayer I give is that they do their best as they represent their country, we are proud of them and we are all behind them, not just in the days to come, but hopefully the week to come too".

Sports Wimbledon -- Women's second-round matches
Author: 0 Wimbledon -- Women's second-round matches

She beat Simona Halep at the Australian Open in three sets, capturing her lifelong dream of being a Major victor. But today at Wimbledon , her quest for another Grand Slam would come to an end. Caroline was heard telling the umpire : "You want to focus on playing tennis and not eating bugs". The draw now opens up, giving players in the bottom half like Makarova and Americans Madison Keys and Serena Williams , a greater opportunity to advance to the semifinals.

Sports Tony Parker Agrees To Deal With Hornets; Spent 17 Years With Spurs
Author: 0 Tony Parker Agrees To Deal With Hornets; Spent 17 Years With Spurs

After returning from a quad injury, he played 55 games last season, but averaged career-low numbers with 7.7 points and 3.5 assists per game. ESPN reported that Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich received a call from Parker himself to inform him of his plan shortly before it became public.

Sports Elon Musk sends engineers to help Thai cave rescue mission
Author: 0 Elon Musk sends engineers to help Thai cave rescue mission

The Thai government confirmed on its Facebook page that Musk's engineers will begin assisting the rescue mission on Saturday, when more heavy rains are expected to complicate the already extremely delicate operation. Authorities in Thailand have been in a race against heavy rains as they try to find a way to extract the group trapped for almost two weeks in the Tham Luang cave complex in northern Thailand, a saga that has transfixed a nation.

Author: 0 Melo and Thunder Will Part Ways This Summer

But, according to a new report from ESPN insiders Royce Young and Adrian Wojnarowski , the Thunder are looking into ways to relieve themselves of his services. The most likely result, even with a trade, is that Anthony would eventually become a free agent, making his ultimate destination and value a fascinating point of conjecture.

Sports Maradona Apologises To FIFA Over Referee’s Outburst
Author: 0 Maradona Apologises To FIFA Over Referee’s Outburst

England will face Sweden in Samara on Saturday for a place in the semi-finals. "It would be easier for England to beat Brazil than to beat Sweden , in my opinion", said the Swede, England's first foreign-born coach. Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic get the most attention in this squad, but Croatia's system as a whole has gotten them to the final eight. The Tottenham striker had won the spotkick after being wrestled to the ground by Colombia's Carlos Sanchez while defending a corner.

Sports Suarez: Uruguay can cope without injured Cavani
Author: 0 Suarez: Uruguay can cope without injured Cavani

He said: "I didn't celebrate because when I started as a professional I was supported by a Uruguayan who taught me the good and the bad in football and I have a lot of respect for Uruguay ". "The match will be boring, they will want us to fall into their trap". Griezmann, though, knows Godin and another Atletico teammate, Jose Maria Gimenez, will not give Mbappe the same space to exploit his pace that a disorganised Argentina did.

Sports Roger Federer's route to the Wimbledon final after Marin Cilic exit
Author: 0 Roger Federer's route to the Wimbledon final after Marin Cilic exit

Three-time major victor Stan Wawrinka was unable to follow up his first round defeat of sixth seed Grigor Dimitrov when he lost 7-6 (9/7), 6-3, 7-6 (8/6) to Italian qualifier Thomas Fabbiano. Nadal wasted one set point with a poor slice into the net but got his nose in front when Kukushkin netted a simple-looking forehand. Fifth seed Juan Martin del Potro swept past Feliciano Lopez 6-4 6-1 6-2 in less than two hours, teeing up a clash with France's Benoit Paire, who beat 26th seed Denis ...

Sports Roger Federer beats Lukas Lacko to advance to third round at Wimbledon
Author: 0 Roger Federer beats Lukas Lacko to advance to third round at Wimbledon

The Australian Open champion went out before the third round for the fourth time in seven years, losing 6-4, 1-6, 7-5 to Ekaterina Makarova of Russian Federation after complaining to the chair umpire about the insects that invaded No. The 36-year-old is the reigning Wimbledon champion and served up a near-perfect performance against second-round victim Lukáš Lacko on Wednesday. "I needed to put him away and I was able to do that and I am very happy".

Sports When is Roger Federer's next match?
Author: 0 When is Roger Federer's next match?

Williams's sister Serena is set to make her return to Wimbledon later on Monday after missing last year's tournament due to her pregnancy. Former Wimbledon champion Pat Cash picks Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov as one to watch at this year's tournament.

Sports Australian Grand Prix confirms mid-March date for 2019 season
Author: 0 Australian Grand Prix confirms mid-March date for 2019 season

Hamilton is chasing a sixth victory at Silverstone , where he believes Mercedes' aero package will shine. This year's grand prix was held from March 22-25, welcoming nearly 300,000 fans over four days as Melbourne hosted the opening round of the 2018 season, which saw Sebastian Vettel victorious for the second year running.

Sports A one-and-done, Maria Sharapova is trusting the process
Author: 0 A one-and-done, Maria Sharapova is trusting the process

Maria Sharapova believes she has made "a lot of progress" in the last 12 months despite crashing out of Wimbledon in the opening round for the first time. It is these ventures that have won her some grudging respect from her fellow players and shown her a potential alternative life outside the tennis bubble.