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Sports Larry Fedora joins the Flat Earth Society
Author: 0 Larry Fedora joins the Flat Earth Society

Fedora said he believes the CTE data has been put out as fact and it has swayed some people away from football entirely. "I fear the game will be pushed so far to one extreme that you won't recognize the game 10 years from now". But Fedora came across as quite uneducated about the severity of football injuries and perhaps the resiliency of the nation, which probably will be able to survive footballs targeting rule.

Sports Jurgen Klopp rejects Jordan Henderson’s request to return to Liverpool training early
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp rejects Jordan Henderson’s request to return to Liverpool training early

Liverpool are on the verge of confirming the signing of Roma goalkeeper Alisson after agreeing a world record fee for a goalkeeper of €75 million, smashing the previous record held by Gianluigi Buffon. Could Alisson be the final piece in the puzzle as Liverpool search for the holy grail that is the Premier League title? Klopp said his squad understood additions were needed to create more depth, as they come off a campaign in which they finished fourth in the league.

Sports Jason Day channeling Tiger Woods at British Open
Author: 0 Jason Day channeling Tiger Woods at British Open

Those that want to test their limits can hit booming drives that could potentially reach the green, while other players could opt for sticking to irons all weekend, as they're shooting as much as 300 yards off the hard fairways. 3 on the rankings since claiming victory at the Fort Worth Invitational in late May, and followed up by finishing sixth at the Memorial Tournament as a strong +1400 bet before claiming a share of 10th place at the US Open as +800 chalk.

Sports Mayweather tops Forbes celebrity list, Lifestyle News & Top Stories
Author: 0 Mayweather tops Forbes celebrity list, Lifestyle News & Top Stories

George Clooney finishes second with $239 million, most of it coming from liquor giant Diageo's purchase of Casamigos , the tequila company he cofounded, giving him the best annual take-home of his-or any actor's-career. According to the Forbes earnings of the "Jumanji" and "Fast & Furious" star were the largest acting-related earnings it had recorded in 20 years. The top earner on last year's list , musician Sean Diddy Combs, dropped to No.

Sports Anderson, Isner demand change after epic as Nadal and Djokovic halted
Author: 0 Anderson, Isner demand change after epic as Nadal and Djokovic halted

The Serbian 12th seed fired five aces and 14 winners. The Spaniard Nadal was up a break in the final set but Djokovic clawed his way back to level the score at 4-4. With women's singles finalists Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber waiting in the locker room, Djokovic and Nadal hogged the stage as they continued where they left off the night before under the Centre Court roof.

Author: 0 UNC coach Fedora: "Our game is under attack", could bring down America

Fedora believes that rule changes involving the physicality of the game will make football "unrecognizable" within ten years. Downplaying the significant vulnerabilities to a person's long-term mental capacity by being a college football player is demeaning to the players he coaches.

Sports Manny Pacquiao open to Amir Khan clash and Floyd Mayweather rematch
Author: 0 Manny Pacquiao open to Amir Khan clash and Floyd Mayweather rematch

Pacquiao relinquished his World Boxing Organization welterweight belt to then-undefeated Horn which the Aussie then lost last month via TKO in the 9th round to American Terence Crawford, coincidentally the next man that comes in mind. Mayweather has not fought since his lucrative clash with UFC's Conor McGregor but the fact he was lured out of retirement for that mega-fight, Pacquiao has left the door open should he feel similarly.

Author: 0 India announced test squad for England series

Seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar aggravated a lower-back condition in the third One-Day International against England at Headingley on Tuesday and was missing from the squad . India's squad for first three Tests against England: Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Karun Nair , Dinesh Karthik (WK), Rishabh Pant (WK), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Ishant Sharma, Mohd.

Sports I see myself staying at Liverpool, Daniel Sturridge says
Author: 0 I see myself staying at Liverpool, Daniel Sturridge says

Daniel Sturridge says he expects to stay at Liverpool this summer, despite being strongly linked with a move away. Speculation over the past 24 hours has suggested that Liverpool have renewed their interest in Alisson and the keeper caused a stir on social media after removing Roma from his Instagram bio while his agent, Ze Maria Neis, also raised a few eyebrows after "liking" a photoshopped image of Alisson in a Liverpool kit.

Sports Croatia greeted by 500,000 fans in return home after World Cup
Author: 0 Croatia greeted by 500,000 fans in return home after World Cup

Several accidents on the roads were linked to France's World Cup win. "These cases must be brought to our attention so that investigations can be carried out", Michel Delpuech said on Europe 1 radio. Macron cradled the head of France's coach Didier Deschamps during the ceremony. About 30 people, many wearing ski masks, broke into the Publicis Drugstore and later left with bottles of wine and champagne, some smiling and filming themselves with cellphones.

Sports Vegas Now Considers Raptors Favorite to Land Kawhi Leonard
Author: 0 Vegas Now Considers Raptors Favorite to Land Kawhi Leonard

In fact, online sportsbook MyBookie now lists the Toronto Raptors as even money to land the All-Star forward, which is better odds than the Spurs at +400. It would seem a steep price to move one of the two stars who helped the Raptors earn the top seed in the Eastern Conference, but so far, no other team seems willing to part with anything close to the hypothetical deal the Raptors are offering.

Sports NCAA announces Final Four sites for 2023 through 2026
Author: 0 NCAA announces Final Four sites for 2023 through 2026

Members of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Committee toured all seven finalist cities during a yearlong selection process. San Antonio was one of seven cities vying for the marquee event in 2023-2026 cycle, including Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis , Los Angeles, North Texas and Phoenix.

Sports Jabari Parker agrees to 2-year, $40 million deal with Bulls
Author: 0 Jabari Parker agrees to 2-year, $40 million deal with Bulls

Milwaukee resident Kelvin Rivera is a Bulls fan and excited to see Parker head to Chicago. Rumors on Friday regarding a potential reunion between Jabari Parker and the Chicago Bulls gave in to some more concrete reports Saturday morning that indicated Chicago was on the verge of signing the restricted free agent to an offer sheet.

Sports The Cavs Will Bring Back Channing Frye On A One-Year Deal
Author: 0 The Cavs Will Bring Back Channing Frye On A One-Year Deal

Love and Frye were teammates in Cleveland for three seasons and won the National Basketball Association title together in 2016. Frye, 35, was traded by the Cavs to the Los Angeles Lakers along with Isaiah Thomas and Cleveland's first-round pick for Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr.

Sports Jewish slugger wins All-Star game MVP with tie-breaking home run
Author: 0 Jewish slugger wins All-Star game MVP with tie-breaking home run

Bregman was 1 for 3 in the game, but that one shot was pretty important, so he ended up winning the All-Star Game MVP award. To pivot slightly off of that last hypothesis, it's also possible that people heard the Home Run Derby was awesome , watched highlights, and made a decision to tune in for the All-Star Game itself, which could help explain the ratings disparity .

Sports Insane moment rider JUMPS over Tour de France peloton
Author: 0 Insane moment rider JUMPS over Tour de France peloton

For me, whatever happens now it is a super successful Tour. What is Team Sky's strategy now, with Alpe d'Huez looming Thursday? The top five in the overall classification is rounded out by 2014 champion Vincenzo Nibali in fourth, 2:14 behind Thomas, and Primoz Roglic in fifth, 2:23 back.

Sports The Spurs and Raptors are reportedly finalizing a deal for Kawhi Leonard
Author: 0 The Spurs and Raptors are reportedly finalizing a deal for Kawhi Leonard

The details of the trade were still being worked out early Wednesday, but centered on Leonard and DeRozan. Leonard is a bonafide superstar but he played only nine games with the Spurs last season due to a right leg injury. The Raptors take a shot at a ring and winning Leonard over to their team, if that fails and he bolts they start a rebuild (they also didn't give up young players they really like such as OG Anunoby and Pascal Siakam ).

Sports Liverpool Make Official Bid For Roma Keeper Alisson
Author: 0 Liverpool Make Official Bid For Roma Keeper Alisson

Chelsea are reportedly trying to hijack Liverpool's move for Alisson and are ready to table a £65 million bid for the AS Roma goalkeeper. The Belgian global now looks set to join Real Madrid, leaving the Blues in desperate search of a top class replacement .

Sports Melbourne Rebels loose forward Amanaki Mafi released on bail
Author: 0 Melbourne Rebels loose forward Amanaki Mafi released on bail

Melbourne Rebels number eight Amanaki Mafi remains in police custody in New Zealand after coming to blows with teammate Lopeti Timani on Saturday night. "Both players remain in New Zealand with Mafi now in police custody following an altercation between the two players", RA said. The case will next be called on 3 August, though Mr Mafi's appearance has been excused.

Sports Wenger: I stayed at Arsenal too long
Author: 0 Wenger: I stayed at Arsenal too long

Arsenal have wasted no time this summer reinforcing their ranks. He has brought in five new players, with Uruguay global Lucas Torreira and 19-year-old Matteo Guendouzi joining last week, following the arrivals of Bernd Leno , Sokratis Papastathopoulos and Stephan Lichtsteiner.

Sports Woods says British Open has become best shot at a major
Author: 0 Woods says British Open has become best shot at a major

Carnoustie is the toughest golf course in the British Open rotation, and this year it offers a new twist. He was reminded again of that untroubled attitude while playing a practice round here with 23-year-old Jon Rahm, who stepped onto each tee, unsheathed his driver and bombed away with little regard for the wind or the bounce or the fescue.

Sports Kate to join Meghan to watch her friend Serena Williams at Wimbledon
Author: 0 Kate to join Meghan to watch her friend Serena Williams at Wimbledon

She's always able to raise her level. On hand to support Serena was her close friend and Duchess of Sussex , Meghan Markle . The win was Kerber's third Grand Slam title - two of which she has now won against Williams - and she also became the first German since Steffi Graf in 1996, to win the Wimbledon title.

Sports Russian Federation hands over World Cup hosting duties to Qatar
Author: 0 Russian Federation hands over World Cup hosting duties to Qatar

Putin spoke with representatives of 55 intelligence units from 34 countries who had worked on securing the tournament. On Tuesday, the heads of all four parliamentary parties and other senior State Duma deputies submitted amendments to the law on World Cup preparations granting visa-free travel for Fan ID holders until December 31, 2018.

Sports Brewers All-Star Hader takes responsibility for racist, homophobic tweets
Author: 0 Brewers All-Star Hader takes responsibility for racist, homophobic tweets

He apologized - saying he was 17 and immature at the time of the tweets. " There's no excuse for what was said or what happened", said Hader, who is now 24 years old. Asked if he was anxious about facing discipline, Hader said he would live with it. MLB Deputy Commissioner Dan Halem said he had talked to Hader, and the league is expected to issue a statement on the matter in the coming days.

Author: 0 Hader takes responsibility for offensive tweets

In one tweet, dated October 25, 2011, Hader tweeted lyrics from the Juicy J song, "Durr She Go", that used the N-word. Coming into the All-Star Game, Josh Hader had struck out 50.3% of the batters he'd faced this year. Members of Hader's family, who were in the stands, removed jerseys they were wearing that had his name on the back and replaced them with generic jerseys.

Sports Manny Machado Being Traded To Los Angeles Dodgers
Author: 0 Manny Machado Being Traded To Los Angeles Dodgers

Machado has been dealing with constant trade rumors since the start of spring training. Machado isn't even one of the most valuable players in the league going by any wins above replacement metric you might cite, because every defensive metric baked into those formulas has skipped Machado since he moved from third base to shortstop.

Author: 0 Will India make Joe Root regret mic drop celebration?

The start of the five-match England-India Test series is just a fortnight away, and you can bet Kohli will keep Root's antics in mind. Only Virat Kohli looked at ease on the pitch and played a attractive inning of 71 runs. Meanwhile, England won the decider by 8 wickets to seal the series 2-1. The introduction of Liam Plunkett hastened the run rate with his first two overs yielding 21 runs, mostly to silky cover drives by Shikhar Dhawan, but a moment of brilliance from Ben Stokes ended ...

Sports Pirates secure five-game sweep of Brewers with walk-off win
Author: 0 Pirates secure five-game sweep of Brewers with walk-off win

MINNEAPOLIS - Jake Bauers homered for the second straight game and drove in four runs, Carlos Gomez homered and had two RBIs, and Tampa Bay scored 15 times in the final three innings to rally. Nola (12-3) needed 31 pitches to get through the first. "That's something that not everybody, especially a pitcher gets to do", Woodruff said. In the third, Saladino singled, went to second on a walk to Jacob Nottingham and scored on pinch hitter Hernan Perez's base hit to left to make it 3-1.