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Sports Sri Lanka Battle Back Against West Indies
Author: 0 Sri Lanka Battle Back Against West Indies

According to reports in Cricbuzz , Perera is available to bat in the Lankan second innings if needed. Kemar Roach removed both openers but an unbroken 49-run third-wicket partnership between Danushka Gunathilaka and Kusal Mendis has taken Sri Lanka to 75 for two in reply to the West Indies first innings total of 204 at the dinner break on the second day of the day/night third Test.

Sports Becky Hammon promoted to front of Spurs bench
Author: 0 Becky Hammon promoted to front of Spurs bench

Becky Hammon continues to break through the glass ceiling of professional sports. Hammon will take over as Popovich's top assistant and she's one step closer to becoming the NBA's first female head coach. She served as head coach of the Spurs Las Vegas Summer League teams in 2015 and 2016, guiding the 2015 squad to the Summer League championship. If the Spurs do look for an in-house replacement, Ettore Messina is also a possibility, as he was the acting head coach during the 2018 ...

Sports PCB to seek explanation from Akmal over match-fixing comments
Author: 0 PCB to seek explanation from Akmal over match-fixing comments

The notice was served after the enigmatic batsman, who is now out of favour with the national selectors and national team management spoke about several instances, where he was approached to spot-fix matches, under-perform or sit out. "I ask such people from where they have got my number". Akmal even went on to claim that he got spot-fixing offers every single time Pakistan played India, which has majorly been in ICC tournaments or the Asia Cup.

Sports Germany exit shows anyone is vulnerable England manager Gareth Southgate
Author: 0 Germany exit shows anyone is vulnerable England manager Gareth Southgate

Chelsea's Eden Hazard , who also suffered a slight calf strain in the win over Tunisia, did train, but is not expected to feature against England in the Group G decider on Thursday. Kane to match Lineker haul? Tunisia have only ever won one game at a World Cup finals - and that was back in Argentina in 1978, when they beat Mexico 3-1.

Sports Uruguay top World Cup Group A, Russian Federation second after 3-0 defeat
Author: 0 Uruguay top World Cup Group A, Russian Federation second after 3-0 defeat

A win for Uruguay will see them top Group H on nine points with La Celeste potentially slated to play the runners up of Group B which will be either Spain, Portugal or Iran. Our main goal of course was to qualify and we've done that. All three games we had more possession than the opposition, but obviously we have areas we must improve and the coach will look at that going forward.

Sports Magic Johnson says no pressure to rebuild Los Angeles Lakers
Author: 0 Magic Johnson says no pressure to rebuild Los Angeles Lakers

The Lakers have been adamant about adding at least one star player and they have the cap space to do it. Johnson was put in charge of the Lakers' front office by owner Jeanie Buss in February 2017, and the former superstar point guard immediately announced his plans to revive the struggling franchise by enticing the game's best players to join as free agents.

Author: 0 Mexico advances to World Cup knockout round despite loss to Sweden

Late strikes from South Korea duo Kim Young-gwon and Son Heung-min sealed the defending champions' fate as they crashed out at the bottom of Group F. "It has been unusual to see them struggle as much as they have, but the level of all of the teams is strong and they have played teams who have been tactically very good against them, and exposed counter-attack situations in particular".

Sports Oscar Robertson: Why Aren't White Athletes Speaking Out About Injustices?
Author: 0 Oscar Robertson: Why Aren't White Athletes Speaking Out About Injustices?

Players didn't have the economic and social power they do now. You see injustice in the world. But now I hope they all, the whites and the blacks get together. Shut up and dribble? Cleveland Cavaliers small forward LeBron James got a vote of confidence from an unlikely source, Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving, as it relates to the race for the NBA's Most Valuable Player Award.

Sports LeBron James Could Reportedly Sign With The Lakers Before Another Star Arrives
Author: 0 LeBron James Could Reportedly Sign With The Lakers Before Another Star Arrives

The Lakers, the franchise that Leonard wants to be traded to, did not have a good initial conversation with the Spurs , ESPN reported recently. For the Lakers, it's a dicey position, offering some of their young core players and future draft picks, knowing it would rid them of their depth if they do land a super-team or harm their future if they land Leonard, but not George or James.

Sports Worker found dead in stadium cooler was Minnesota inventor
Author: 0 Worker found dead in stadium cooler was Minnesota inventor

Police believe the unidentified man showed up to work earlier in the day for an overnight shift. According to Kuchta, Keeling had been working on his technology since college. Just this week, Braves officials showed off the new technology to local news reporters, saying it will allow beers to be poured about three times faster than in the past.

Sports Switzerland vs. Costa Rica - Football Match Report
Author: 0 Switzerland vs. Costa Rica - Football Match Report

In both of their games, Switzerland have trailed but have found something - draw vs Brazil and defeat against Serbia. It's okay Ruiz. You'll always know you scored a goal at the World Cup . But the Swiss retook the lead late on when Drmic turned in a low cross from Denis Zakaria, who minutes later conceded a penalty for a push on Campbell.

Sports UEFA Ban Italian Giants AC Milan From European Football Following FFP Failings
Author: 0 UEFA Ban Italian Giants AC Milan From European Football Following FFP Failings

UEFA announced a decision on Wednesday that sees Milan "excluded from participating in the next UEFA club competition for which it would otherwise qualify in the next two seasons". If the suspension is upheld, the seven-time European Cup winners would be replaced by Atalanta in the Europa League group stages while Fiorentina would then take Atalanta's place in the Europa League qualifying rounds.

Sports Shaqiri, Xhaka cop fine over Switzerland goal celebrations
Author: 0 Shaqiri, Xhaka cop fine over Switzerland goal celebrations

Xhaka's father was once jailed for campaigning for Kosovan independence, forcing the Arsenal star and his family to flee the Balkans, while Stoke's Shaqiri was born in Kosovo . Shaqiri was born in Yugoslavia to Albanian Kosovar parents, but moved to Switzerland in 1992 with his parents and three siblings. The players were thought to be facing a two-match ban, as well as a fine.

Sports Brazil beat Serbia to qualify for World Cup last 16
Author: 0 Brazil beat Serbia to qualify for World Cup last 16

Brazil comfortably reached the World Cup last 16 after Paulinho and Thiago Silva scored in each half to give them a 2-0 win over Serbia who were eliminated on Wednesday. Brazil finished first in Group E and will next face Mexico in the round of 16 on Monday (Tuesday NZT) in Samara. Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic was the next Serbian midfielder to be booked when he fouled Manchester City star Gabriel Jesus on 48 minutes.

Sports Suarez scores again and Uruguay downs host Russian Federation 3-0
Author: 0 Suarez scores again and Uruguay downs host Russian Federation 3-0

A total of 22 players from the Uruguayan national football squad appeared for a training session on the pitch of the 45,000-seat capacity Samara Arena amid searing summer temperatures of about 33 degrees Celsius (90 degrees Fahrenheit). Hosts Russia and their expectant fans were given a brutal reality check on Monday when Uruguay exposed the weaknesses in the side that had been papered over in the uplifting victories over Egypt and Saudi Arabia in World Cup Group A.

Sports Celtics Have Reportedly Made Another Trade Offer For Kawhi Leonard
Author: 0 Celtics Have Reportedly Made Another Trade Offer For Kawhi Leonard

A telling sign where LeBron James might end up is where his kids enroll in school, and according to TMZ , all signs point to LeBron James Jr. enrolling in Southern California. If Los Angeles gets Leonard, that'd open the door for LeBron. The Lakers - with Brandon Ingram , Lonzo Ball , Kyle Kuzma and Josh Hart - have the assets to spur action (pun intended).

Sports India vs Ireland, 1st T20I: Everything you need to know
Author: 0 India vs Ireland, 1st T20I: Everything you need to know

Kohli will be playing his first match for India since the country's second T20I against South Africa in February earlier this year, a match which India lost. Meanwhile, wrist-spinners Shadab Khan of Pakistan (2nd) and Yuzvendra Chahal of India (3rd) will be the leading bowlers seen in upcoming matches while Zimbabwe's Hamilton Masakadza (10th among batsmen) and Ireland's George Dockrell (19th among bowlers) will be the others looking to better their positions.

Author: 0 Brazil outclass Serbia to qualify for last 16

It remains to be seen how long Marcelo will be out for, but if he is set to miss further games, Brazil have a top-quality replacement in Luis. The Brazilian Football Confederation later confirmed he suffered back spasms while trying to make a sprint but is feeling less pain after receiving medication.

Sports Bubba Watson rallies to grab Travelers title in Connecticut
Author: 0 Bubba Watson rallies to grab Travelers title in Connecticut

He finished at 10-under 278 - a stroke ahead of Olesen, Mikko Korhonen and 2008 victor Martin Kaymer. "His hand-eye coordination is by far one of the best I've ever seen", DeChambeau said. "I fought my golf swing all day. I probably could do that, but I just don't feel like I'd be as consistent as he is". The 40-year-old Englishman, aided by some swing advice from coach Peter Kostis, seeks his third career US PGA title and second of the year after his bogey-free weekend start at TPC ...

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