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Sports Jose Antonio Reyes has died in a vehicle crash, aged 35
Author: 0 Jose Antonio Reyes has died in a vehicle crash, aged 35

The former Arsenal , Real Madrid , Atletico Madrid and Sevilla striker passed away following the accident on that occurred on Saturday, June 1. Shortly before the closure of the summer transfer window in 2006, he left the London-based club to join Real Madrid on loan.

Sports Real Madrid captain Ramos
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Eden Hazard , who is now on holiday with his family in Marbella, Spain, was pictured holding the Real Madrid shirt with a waiter, reports The Mirror . Chelsea are bargaining with the Madrid club for the right price after valuing the player over the £100m mark. On an individual level, Hazard has been named PFA Player of the Year, while he's won Chelsea's own POTY award on four occasions.

Sports MLB Unveils New All-Star Voting Process
Author: 0 MLB Unveils New All-Star Voting Process

This year's All-Star Game is July 9 at Cleveland's Progressive Field and next year's game is at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. After the votes are tallied, the top three vote-getters will advance to the "Starters Election" which is exactly as it sounds.

Sports Spelling Bee ‘Octo-Champs’ Describe the Night the ‘Dictionary Lost’
Author: 0 Spelling Bee ‘Octo-Champs’ Describe the Night the ‘Dictionary Lost’

The crowd went wild as each competitor stepped up to the microphone and successfully spelled their word in the final round, cementing their status as a co-champion. Aka, these spelling bee superstars. "It's definitely much more special because it's an incredible experience and you're sharing it with seven other people who know exactly what you're going through", said another victor, Shruthika Padhy .

Sports Halep and Osaka battle through as Serena steps up
Author: 0 Halep and Osaka battle through as Serena steps up

Open success with the Australian Open title and was a bundle of nerves during her opening match in Paris on Tuesday. Japan's Naomi Osaka celebrates winning her second round match of the French Open tennis tournament. After dropping the first set and falling behind in the second, Naomi Osaka rallied to beat Victoria Azarenka in their second round match. Suddenly it was Azarenka feeling the strain and she dropped serve with a double-fault to level the set at 4-4.

Sports Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni ends contract extension talks
Author: 0 Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni ends contract extension talks

First off, the thought of paying Paul almost $124 million over the next three seasons sounds like an terrible contract for a team like the Sixers to inherit, especially since Ben Simmons will need to be paid at some point down the road. Fertitta also said he has high hopes for the upcoming season. "We love our starting five, OK", Fertitta said. We're always 'win or else, ' that's the business.

Sports Abu Dhabi set to Sheikh up Newcastle United after 'agreeing' takeover terms
Author: 0 Abu Dhabi set to Sheikh up Newcastle United after 'agreeing' takeover terms

But he is now on course to replace Ashley as Newcastle owner, which would bring an end to the 54-year-old's turbulent 12-year spell at the helm on Tyneside. The proof of funds statement was forwarded to Mike Ashley's lawyers on 17 April 2019 ". "We can confirm that representatives of His Highness Sheikh Khaled Bin Zayed Al Nahyan are in discussions with Mike Ashley and his team, about the proposed acquisition of Newcastle United Football Club", Midhat Kidwai, group managing director of the ...

Sports Inter Milan confirm Antonio Conte appointment
Author: 0 Inter Milan confirm Antonio Conte appointment

The 49-year-old former Chelsea manager has signed a three-year contract worth nine million euros ($10 million) plus bonuses, according to press reports. The Nerazzurri have also been troubled by off-field matters in the second half of the campaign, predominantly revolving around star striker Mauro Icardi , whose relationship with Spalletti has deteriorated.

Sports England vs South Africa
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South Africa opening batsman Hashim Amla was forced to leave the field in the opening game of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 after being struck in the head by a 90 miles per hour ball from England pacer Jofra Archer . In front of home crowds, with this team, this is a huge chance for England to end their wait for a World Cup win. and it all starts here. The England players were left in disbelief as they too could not believe what they had just witnessed.de Kock, who was batting on 25 ...

Sports Pakistan vs West Indies
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Pakistan are mostly pinning their hopes for World Cup glory on a crop of youngsters who have promising talent but their lack of experience may be a worry. With that being said, I am inclined to go against the bookies and predict that West Indies will clinch the victory. While lauding the highly anticipated comeback of explosive all-rounder Andre Russell , Holder was also enthusiastic in his assessment of the young players in his squad , claiming that he could give a "whole host of ...

Sports James missing from NBA First Team for the first time
Author: 0 James missing from NBA First Team for the first time

Thompson said after Thursday's practice, before being told that he just missed being selected for the third team. Thompson, usually the Warriors' third option offensively behind Curry and Kevin Durant , a second-team choice, could be more of a focal point if he signed elsewhere in free agency.

Sports West Indies win toss and choose to field against Pakistan
Author: 0 West Indies win toss and choose to field against Pakistan

But skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed hopes his side will draw inspiration from 2017, when the team was in a similar position. Pakistan ´s Fakhar Zaman plays a shot during the 2019 Cricket World Cup group stage match between West Indies and Pakistan at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, central England, on May 31, 2019.

Sports New era for James-Wade in high school link-up of eldest sons
Author: 0 New era for James-Wade in high school link-up of eldest sons

James recently toured the school during spring break, adds Fattal. Bronny James will enter the ninth grade next season. LeBron James Sr. and Bryce Maximus James watch Zaire Wade's AAU game court side at the Fab 48 tournament at Bishop Gorman High School on July 26, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Sports Is Shoaib Malik the right pick for the World Cup?
Author: 0 Is Shoaib Malik the right pick for the World Cup?

Among the rest, defending champion Australia must forget the scalding embers emanating from the ball-tampering crisis that laid low Steve Smith and David Warner, fine players but fragile men. "Trust me, you won't want to miss any of it. With two previous Cricket World Cup wins to its name and a hugely passionate supporter base, it is no surprise to see there has been a significant surge in flight bookings from India".

Sports NBA teen prospect joins Breakers
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RJ Hampton had always been recruited by the blue-blood programs of college basketball, and eventually he winnowed his choices to Kansas , Memphis and Texas Tech . Hampton is now projected as the No. 6 pick in the ESPN 2020 mock draft. As the government deals with the fallout from their budget leak, it seems the New Zealand Breakers are also investigating their own "big leak".

Sports Nigeria lose 0-2 to U.S. in second Group D game
Author: 0 Nigeria lose 0-2 to U.S. in second Group D game

However, on Video Assistant Review, it was determined Nigeria was offside in the build up, so the penalty was waved off. Sebastian Soto scores twice as the United State of America beat Flying Eagle of Nigeria 2-0 in the ongoing U20 FIFA World Cup in Poland on Monday night at the Bielsko-Biala stadium.

Sports French Open 2019: Novak Djokovic into third round at Roland Garros
Author: 0 French Open 2019: Novak Djokovic into third round at Roland Garros

Casper is coached by Christian, who will be supporting him from the stands on Friday. In the biggest match of his career - played on Court Suzanne-Lenglen - the German fell to the second-seeded Spaniard 6-1 6-2 6-4. However, Djokovic twice broke Laaksonen's serve in consecutive service games to take a two-set lead. The Swiss will play Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov next, after the former world number three beat 11th seed Marin Cilic in a marathon encounter 6-7 (3/7), 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (7/2), 6-3.

Sports Steyn to miss South Africa's World Cup opener against England
Author: 0 Steyn to miss South Africa's World Cup opener against England

He had been under observation and coach Ottis Gibson confirmed on Tuesday, 28 May, that he won't be fully fit in time for the tournament opener at The Oval on Thursday. "I want to win cricket games but I don't need to win them". England has one final training session on Wednesday before the tournament finally gets underway.

Sports Woods targets Snead landmark after PGA flop
Author: 0 Woods targets Snead landmark after PGA flop

It was a recipe for a solid two-under 70 to open the Memorial , putting him in fine position to chase an all-time record-tying 82nd PGA Tour victory at Jack Nicklaus' tournament. And while he is known for his ball-striking ability, it is his putter that makes him interesting. Both of those stats will absolutely be in play at the Memorial , at a course that isn't quite as hard as Bethpage Black.

Sports Cubs hitter breaks down after foul foul ball hits child
Author: 0 Cubs hitter breaks down after foul foul ball hits child

After a delay that lasted several minutes in order for security and medical personnel to tend to the girl and take her out of the stadium and to the hospital, Almora was somehow able to finish his at-bat. "I had to try to keep my composure during that at-bat, but when that half-inning was over, I just couldn't hold it anymore", he added. Passan also said Almora was very emotional, as the images of him clearly revealed.

Sports Chelsea FC agree fee to sell Eden Hazard to Real Madrid
Author: 0 Chelsea FC agree fee to sell Eden Hazard to Real Madrid

When pressed on what he meant by his "decision", Hazard replied: "Yeah, I say that two weeks ago, now it depends on the club so I'm just waiting on that". According to the same story, Real Madrid will pay £100m up front before Chelsea FC receive a further £15m in add-ons for the Belgian star. "When he was at Real Madrid he was surrounded by top, top players and one of the best players in the history of the sport in Cristiano Ronaldo ".

Sports FA DT McCoy wraps up visit; Ravens optimistic
Author: 0 FA DT McCoy wraps up visit; Ravens optimistic

One glimpse at a Buccaneers game from previous year leaves the impression that McCoy remains a game-changing player. The Ravens have emerged as a front-runner, but their frugal front office may not meet McCoy's contract demands. It's possible McCoy's landing spot provides at a hint at which team he views as the frontrunner in the division. Free agent Gerald McCoy wrapped up his two-day visit with the Baltimore Ravens without a deal on Wednesday, but the defending AFC North champions remain ...

Sports This could be the worst ceremonial first pitch ever
Author: 0 This could be the worst ceremonial first pitch ever

The woman, who was being honored for Employee of the Month, took the hill and prepared to throw the pitch to White Sox pitcher Evan Marshall, who was acting as temporary catcher. Georgia told NBC Sports Chicago after the incident that he and the camera were both fine. "I'm glad I could be the first", Georgia said with a laugh.

Sports Boston Bruins: 3 takeaways from Game 1 masterpiece
Author: 0 Boston Bruins: 3 takeaways from Game 1 masterpiece

The Blues did start fast as they had a 2-0 lead, but after that, it was all Boston . Can St. Louis rebound with a Game 2 victory tonight to even the best-of-7 series? The Bruins did not score on the power play, keeping the score 2-2. Charlie McAvoy tied the game in the second period and Sean Kuraly delivered the big blow to give the Bruins a lead they wouldn't relent early on in the third period.

Sports Federer, Nadal face unheralded Germans
Author: 0 Federer, Nadal face unheralded Germans

She had never won a main-draw match at Roland Garros until her opening match of the tournament on Tuesday. It is not as exotic as numerous kits on display this week, but then Federer can make anything look good. "Happily for me, he helped me with some mistakes at the end of the sets". - Ukrainian ninth seed Svitolina will have little unknown to face when she takes on childhood rival and 67th-ranked compatriot Kateryna Kozlova .

Sports Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Stefanos Tsitsipas make French Open third round
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Stefanos Tsitsipas make French Open third round

Yannick Maden was impressive in the opening round as he won his match in straight sets. Just like in the opening set, Otte was there to fight in the first seven games of the second set before Federer grabbed a break with a volley victor, taking a 5-3 lead and fending off two break points in the next game for a 6-3 after just 61 minutes.

Sports Tweeple laugh as Dhoni stops bowler, sets field for Bangladesh
Author: 0 Tweeple laugh as Dhoni stops bowler, sets field for Bangladesh

Mahindra Singh Dhoni and KL Rahul hit centuries as India plundered a big total of 359 for seven after being sent into bat by Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza. I understand if guys don't get going rightaway in this format, but I am glad with what we got out of these two games. A resilient 120-run stand stand between Liton Das (73) and Mushfiqur Rahim (90) did offer hope for Bangladesh but they were only able to put up 264 in 49.3 overs, as Kuldeep Yadav (3/47) and Yuzvendra ...