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Author: 0 Blitzboks' World Cup dream ends with England thrashing

The floodgates opened in the second half and tries to Jerry Tuwai, Josua Tuisova, Semi Radradra and Jasa Veremalua turned what was a willing contest into a rout. France then edged Canada 24-19 in a see-saw affair that had seemed destined for extra-time before Coralie Bertrand, the rookie of the year on the 2018 World Sevens Series, scored to secure Les Bleus a maiden RWC Sevens semifinal berth.

Sports Open champ Francesco Molinari apparently has an *interesting* retirement plan
Author: 0 Open champ Francesco Molinari apparently has an *interesting* retirement plan

That vaulted McIlroy into a six-way tie for the lead and Rose joined the expanding group on six under with a tap-in birdie on 18, two days after he needed a birdie on the same hole just to make the cut. Kevin Chappell made two double bogeys, the last one on No. 17 that derailed his hopes. It was Molinari who didn't make a mistake, shooting a final-round 69 and playing the final 37 holes of the tournament without a bogey.

Sports See how Trump's stand on Russian Federation has shifted since Helsinki
Author: 0 See how Trump's stand on Russian Federation has shifted since Helsinki

In fact, he said Trump missed the opportunity to "distinguish" the U.S. Baier noted that Trump and the White House eventually corrected the Helsinki mistake, but Gowdy said it wasn't just about that one line. "So bad for our country!" rued the president who has been slammed by the U.S. media and political opponents after his joint press conference with Putin in Helsinki, Finland last week.

Sports Carmelo Anthony traded from Thunder to Atlanta Hawks
Author: 0 Carmelo Anthony traded from Thunder to Atlanta Hawks

Anthony's contract, which has one year and $27.9 million ($37.9m) remaining, was expected to make a trade hard. Muscala, who is not expected to remain with the Thunder, has also played all five seasons of his National Basketball Association career with Atlanta, and averaged 7.6 points and 4.3 rebounds a game last season .

Sports Mavericks Closing In On Re-Signing Yogi Ferrell
Author: 0 Mavericks Closing In On Re-Signing Yogi Ferrell

Dallas had rescinded their $2.9 million qualifying offer to Ferrell two weeks ago, making him an unrestricted free agent. Undersized at 6-foot, Ferrell had reportedly been promised a rotation spot off the bench. The Mavs are now riding with Dennis Smith Jr.as their point guard of the future, with Barea playing a backup role as a hybrid backcourt player. Ferrell joins guards De'Aaron Fox and Frank Mason III as a member of a young Sacramento roster that is now maxed at 15 players.

Sports Mohamed Salah to return to Liverpool training on Friday
Author: 0 Mohamed Salah to return to Liverpool training on Friday

But the Reds have a new number 10, as Sadio Mané has taken the vacant shirt number, ditching his previous number of 19. Alisson, Fabinho, Naby Keita and Xherdan Shaqiri have all been added to a squad which already reached the Champions League final last season, leaving many onlookers to pick the Merseysiders out at the biggest threat to Manchester City.

Sports The Open: Rory McIlroy happy with performance after finishing two back
Author: 0 The Open: Rory McIlroy happy with performance after finishing two back

He doesn't know what I'm working on in my swing, he doesn't know what's in my head. "When the eagle putt went in on 14, I felt I could get one or two out of these last four holes, but it was just tough". And when he hit a remarkable approach shot out of fairway bunker at the 10th - clearly a high lip and getting the ball over a burn - it appeared to be Woods' day.

Sports Jurgen Klopp defends Liverpool’s £65m fee for Alisson
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp defends Liverpool’s £65m fee for Alisson

Meanwhile, Mohamed Salah has "fully recovered" from the shoulder injury he sustained during the Champions League final, according to Klopp. "That's the problem these days, hey?" "Whatever bull shit you say, nobody will forget it". "That is how everybody in football understands it". Jurgen Klopp has defended his recent spending spree, claiming that the club now has the players that he wants.

Sports Mesut Ozil annouces retirement from worldwide football due to
Author: 0 Mesut Ozil annouces retirement from worldwide football due to "racism"

Mesut Ozil said Sunday he was quitting the German national football team, citing "racism" in the criticism of him in the side's World Cup debacle. The way Ozil has been treated by German media, politicians and especially the DFB has caused him to make the "difficult decision" to announce his global retirement, saying that: "I now feel unwanted and think that what I have achieved since my worldwide debut in 2009 has been forgotten".

Sports Francesco Molinari wins British Open to become first Italian major champion
Author: 0 Francesco Molinari wins British Open to become first Italian major champion

Tiger Woods is looking for his first major win since his 2008 victory at the U.S. Open , and his first overall win since his last victory at the 2013 World Golf Championships. It's one of those where, as I said earlier in the week, it's going to be 10, 12 guys with a chance to win it on Sunday because we're all driving the same areas.

Sports Lost Vegas in last-gasp dash to Carnoustie
Author: 0 Lost Vegas in last-gasp dash to Carnoustie

He arrived at Carnoustie with barely an hour to spare for his 10.31am start on Thursday after experiencing a remarkable tale of woe. That set off a cascade of bureaucratic and logistical nightmares: Vegas's visa application suffered delays, and then his connecting flight into NY had its own problems.

Sports Jordan Spieth drives first hole for eagle at The Open
Author: 0 Jordan Spieth drives first hole for eagle at The Open

At 42, 15 months after a fusion back surgery he has credited with rehabilitating him, he said, "It's been a few years since I felt like this". It was the first time Woods had topped a major leaderboard since the Masters in 2013. "But here I am with a chance Sunday in a major championship". For Woods, a return to championship form would take on special meaning, given the personal demons and injuries he has overcome.

Author: 0 Watch Zach Johnson drain a mammoth eagle putt at the British Open

Overnight co-leader Zach Johnson gave up a shot early at the British Open when his drive at the fourth found a hazard, but he bounced back by holing what will nearly certainly be the putt of the week at the par-5 sixth hole. On Saturday it shifted to the buzz Jordan Spieth got in the barber chair before going out for his third round. Suddenly, a leaderboard glittering with Jordan Spieth , Rory McIlroy , Tommy Fleetwood, Zach Johnson and, for a while, Rickie Fowler, also had the name ...

Sports Montenegro Responds to Trump, Defends its Commitment to Peace - Cortney O'Brien
Author: 0 Montenegro Responds to Trump, Defends its Commitment to Peace - Cortney O'Brien

Trump didn't realize he would face such challenges, apparently, and wanted to know why Lemire had been called on instead of a reporter who would ask him an easier question. Nevertheless, I think that we have opened a way towards positive change. "And to come out against him, as I believe she has recommended, would be totally inappropriate and totally wrong and I couldn't disagree more ".

Sports Proteas crumble to Sri Lanka's spinners in Colombo
Author: 0 Proteas crumble to Sri Lanka's spinners in Colombo

Left-arm orthodox spinner Keshav Maharaj claimed the best test innings figures by a South African bowler since the country's readmission to global cricket in the second match against Sri Lanka at Sinhalese Sports Club grounds on Saturday.

Sports Fabinho hopeful of luring Mbappe to Liverpool
Author: 0 Fabinho hopeful of luring Mbappe to Liverpool

As he's very young, I said "Okay, have two weeks holiday and then we'll speak and see". We have an excellent manager and a very good group. The teenager appeared just once for England at the World Cup and, considering his age, the Liverpool boss will consider letting him come back earlier than originally planned.

Sports EPL: Mourinho confirms Manchester United defenders for the season
Author: 0 EPL: Mourinho confirms Manchester United defenders for the season

The Independent is reporting that the Red Devils are still keen to try and conclude a deal to bring the 29-year-old to Old Trafford this summer as Manchester United look to bolster their options at the back ahead of next season. "Fred, you know we did it quite a long time ago, we started the process a long time ago", Mourinho said in Los Angeles. "He has to play where he belongs, he has to play in the Academy and he has to work physically because physically is where he's not ready".

Sports When did Tiger Woods last win a major?
Author: 0 When did Tiger Woods last win a major?

But no sooner had he done so than his six-iron to the par-three 16th trickled off the side of the green, from where he could not avoid dropping his first and only shot of the day. 15. And therein lies another problem for Woods. "The ball wasn't rolling 80, 90 yards like it was yesterday". McIlroy played in the final pairing at Augusta National with Patrick Reed and never challenged him.

Sports Top 5 - Custom Tour de France Bikes
Author: 0 Top 5 - Custom Tour de France Bikes

He eventually finished in seventh place, only 13secs behind race leader Thomas, who took his overall lead over four-time champion and team-mate Chris Froome to 1min 39secs. "For me, I'd be happier if I won than Froomey". Champion Froome was constantly jeered on the last stretch, a 13.8-km effort on an average gradient of 7.9 percent, with one spectator hitting him on the shoulder.

Sports DeMarcus Cousins blasts critics who questioned his decision to join Warriors
Author: 0 DeMarcus Cousins blasts critics who questioned his decision to join Warriors

There was no offer. You don't want to ruin it taking a chance on a damaged player. There is also no pressure for him to be back on the floor at the start of the season as the team has shown that they can win a championship behind the play of their four other All-Stars in Stephen Curry , Kevin Durant , Klay Thompson , and Draymond Green .

Sports Trump invites Putin to Washington
Author: 0 Trump invites Putin to Washington

Trump also caused confusion when he appeared to tell reporters Russian Federation was not targeting the 2018 election with further cyberattacks; the White House claimed he was responding to a different question. Dan Coats on July 21 issued a statement after USA media reported Trump was angry with an interview the DNI gave at the Aspen Institute security forum in Colorado on July 19, when he laughed and at times appeared to mock the president.

Sports Real Madrid lining up £112 million bid for Eden Hazard
Author: 0 Real Madrid lining up £112 million bid for Eden Hazard

Eden hazard spoke to Chelsea since 2012, winning the "Aristocrats" five trophies, including two wins in the Premier League and winning the Europa League in the 2012-2013 season. Catalonian newspaper Sport claim that with Eden Hazard open to a move to Real Madrid , Chelsea have been forced into identifying replacements and Nabil Fekir is one of their preferred targets.

Author: 0 Former champion Nibali out of Tour after crash

Behind about 20 riders with a kilometre to go, Sagan charged to overtake runner-up Alexander Kristoff and Arnaud Demare, who finished third, at the finish line. "Winning a Tour de France stage is the best for a professional rider", said Fraile, who already had a Giro d'Italia stage win to his name. "I would rather be on the podium and be booed than be on the bus and have everyone cheering me, " Thomas said.

Sports Sixers trade Richaun Holmes to Phoenix Suns to sign Jonah Bolden
Author: 0 Sixers trade Richaun Holmes to Phoenix Suns to sign Jonah Bolden

The Sixers acquired Mike Muscala from the Hawks on Thursday in a three-team trade and re-signed Amir Johnson this offseason, so Holmes was expendable. Bolden spent last season playing for Maccabi Tel Aviv. But the plan was always for him to play there for just one season. Bolden now joins a growing contingent of Aussies to make it in the National Basketball Association.

Sports Tiger Woods takes clubhouse lead at The Open 2018
Author: 0 Tiger Woods takes clubhouse lead at The Open 2018

But it was significant nonetheless. "I got off to not exactly the best start, being 2 over through three, but got it back", he said. "I wasn't sort of saying to myself, 'Geez, I wish I was on the other side of the draw.' I just sort of got on with it".

Sports Tottenham tie Son Heung-min and Erik Lamela to new long-term contracts
Author: 0 Tottenham tie Son Heung-min and Erik Lamela to new long-term contracts

Striker Harry Kane and defender Davinson Sanchez also agreed improved terms ahead of the World Cup, along with Pochettino, as the club move to a new 62,000-seat stadium next season. Although his career has been disrupted by injury in recent years, Lamela made 25 Premier League appearances last term as Spurs qualified for the Champions League again.

Sports Ander Herrera defends David de Gea after goalkeeper’s World Cup struggles
Author: 0 Ander Herrera defends David de Gea after goalkeeper’s World Cup struggles

De Gea is set to join up with United on their USA tour in time for next Wednesday's LA friendly with AC Milan, before facing arch rivals Liverpool three days later in MI and Real Madrid in Miami. We're very, very relaxed because he's going to show again that he's the best in the world and give again maybe eight or 10 points this season. "When you are the best goalkeeper in the world and you don't make those fantastic saves, everyone is going to talk".

Sports Cambage scores WNBA-record 53 points for Wings over…
Author: 0 Cambage scores WNBA-record 53 points for Wings over…

She was 17-of-22 from the field. She surpasses an old teammate, Riquna Williams who scored 51 points in a game from 2013 when she was a member of the Tulsa Shock. Dallas coach Fred Williams was ejected from the game with 1:44 remaining in the third quarter. It's amusing how earlier in the season, Liz Cambage was held off an espnW poster of WNBA Players who are superstars and All-Stars for players to start their WNBA franchise with and the WNBA world noticed that Cambage was missing.