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England Manager Gareth Southgate Says Raphael Varane Red Was Right Call

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The match saw the intervention of the video assistant referee (VAR ) early in the second half after the referee gave the penalty for Varane's foul on Dele Alli . The match had a case of deja vu about it for France , except with a different result . However, just as when England topped France 2-0 in 2015, it was the home side that won. Read More »

Germany beat Cameroon to enter Confederations Cup semis

Have you read Trendiee Today? The decision left Cameroon reeling and Germany's Werner scored his first goal just a minute after the dismissal. Vincent Aboubakar , who has struggled in front of goal throughout, scored Cameroon's consolation goal in the 78th minute. Read More »

Ricciardo says F1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix exciting, didn't think he could win

Pole sitter Lewis Hamilton described rival Sebastian Vettel's driving in Baku as "disgusting" and "disrespectful" as the German extended his lead in the drivers' championship over the Brit. Vettel also holds on to first place in the Driver Standings now with 14 points ahead of last years Driver Champion Lewis Hamilton . "He is obviously under pressure and that's not a bad thing - that shows that pressure can get to even some of the best of us". Read More »

BJ Penn Now Winless In Last Six Fights, Defeated By Siver

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It came Sunday in the form of a second-round uppercut that dropped Dennis Siver , sending Penn on the attack. The only problem was that once he established his jab, he didn't do much to build on it. Penn retired after losing to Frankie Edgar in July of 2014. Still, chants of "B-J, B-J" could be heard echoing inside Chesapeake Energy Arena. Siver, who was more aggressive in the first five minutes, rebounded from the second round knockdown, to once again establish himself as the aggressor ... Read More »

'Lionel Messi could have played for Real Madrid instead of Barcelona'

State prosecutor Isabel Lopez Riera told The Associated Press the fine-for-time deal was presented by Messi's lawyers to the judge who will rule on whether to suspend Messi's sentence - as is widely expected. Both have denied wrongdoing. However, the agent told Globoesporte had he taken up home in Madrid which he considered that moment, he supposes the five-time Ballon d'Or victor would have started his footballing career at the Bernabeu. Read More »

Nick Suzuki selected 13th overall in National Hockey League draft

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The Vegas NHL roster features a good number of players whose best years are still ahead of them - a very big chunk of their roster is between 24 and 26 years old. How about Luca Sbisa or Colin Miller? The Calgary Flames parted with Deryk Engelland who played his WHL career with the Moose Jaw Warriors. "It'll be tough, but I know what's coming... Read More »

Federer crushes Zverev to clinch ninth Halle title

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In doing so, he became the first player to beat both Zverev brothers at the same event, having defeated older sibling Mischa in the round of 16. Federer , who won the Australian Open this year, skipped the entire clay-court season to prepare for Wimbledon . Read More »

Roger Federer wins Halle Open title

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Swiss legend Roger Federer has clinched his ninth Halle Open title after beating hapless Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 in the final. "I don't think that my seed of whether four or five has an influence on how successful I will be at Wimbledon", he said. Read More »

Americans Spieth and Berger in playoff at Travelers

Jordan Spieth on Sunday won his second PGA Tour event of the season in dramatic fashion. Ireland's Padraig Harrington is among those tied for eighth with Rodgers after a one-under 69 while Paul Casey carded another 68 to retain an outside chance of climbing the ladder in Cromwell. Read More »

Ezekiel Elliott to be featured in ESPN the Magazine's Body Issue

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The video, which was removed from his account, showed a shirtless Edelman popping out of a hot tub and saying, "ESPN's Body Issue , I'm coming for you". USA players Brianna Decker , Kacey Bellamy , Meghan Duggan , Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson, Monique Lamoureux-Morando and Alex Rigsby will all be in the issue, which hits newsstands July 7, ESPN announced on Sunday. Read More »

All Black Ioane's family takes in marooned Lions fan

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After two days at the Ioane house, Edwards rejoined the Lions tour, but kept in touch with the Ioane family, sending them texts to congratulate Rieko on his test call up and engage in a bit of good-natured ribbing following the Lions victory over the New Zealand Maori, who both the Ioane brothers played for. Read More »

Adam McQuaid, Colin Miller left off Bruins' protection list

There are some pretty good players on the unprotected list , including three-time Stanley Cup winning goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, as well as fellow netminders Roberto Luongo and Peter Mrazek. Several big names have come up in conversations, but it appears the teams who have unprotected players they still wish to keep are also willing to compensate Vegas to make sure they stay unclaimed. Read More »

Lance Stroll scores career-best F1 starting spot

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Lance Stroll , who ahead of his debut F1 season, controversially enjoyed a £60m ($80m) private test programme at a number of race tracks including Monza , Hungary, Austin, Barcelona , Abu Dhabi and Silverstone in a 2014 Williams with a crew that included 5 Mercedes engineers - two of the German manufacturer's engines having been purchased in the process - and twenty other staff members, headed back to the Circuit of the Americas following the Canadian Grand Prix to test in ... Read More »

Watch Kevin Millar homer in first professional at-bat in 7 years

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Millar was back in town for Kevin Millar and Bill Murray Couch Bobblehead Night. First in the Northern League and now in the American Association, the St. Rick Forney, manager of the Winnipeg Goldeyes, agreed to allow Millar one at-bat against his team, but only one. He got a pitch he could handle, and didn't miss it. Read More »

F1 win: 'I was just giggling like a schoolboy'

Championship leader Sebastian Vettel is under pressure to issue an apology after he drove into Lewis Hamilton during Sunday's chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix . Sebastian Vettel closes in on Lewis Hamilton in Baku , Azerbaijan. "Big thanks to Red Bull Racing, it was nice to get one auto home and on the top step". Read More »

Vettel a disgrace says Hamilton

Yet despite his 10-second stop-and-go penalty - after the stewards in Baku deemed Vettel's actions to be risky - the German still managed to extend his title lead to 14 points after Hamilton was forced into an unscheduled pit stop when his headrest came loose. Read More »

Hamilton labels Vettel's driving a 'disgrace' after heated Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Niki Lauda wasn't impressed with Sebastian Vettel's antics in Baku , believing the German lost his marbles and "freaked out" when he hit Lewis Hamilton. While any damage was minimal, it was an act of lunacy from Vettel and he was handed a 10-second stop-and-go penalty for the incident. Hamilton also dismissed any suggestion that Vettel might have lost control while gesticulating and not intended for their cars to touch. Read More »

Victorious Nadal Describes French Open As Magic

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But the 32-year-old, the oldest Roland Garros finalist in 44 years, had no answers as Nadal eclipsed Pete Sampras on the all-time list of major champions with 15 titles. 'RAFA, JUST TOO GOOD' "It's hard for me to compare this to any other event". The only previous two times in which Nadal has won the French Open without dropping a set, in 2008 and 2010 , he has gone on to win Wimbledon . Read More »

Lauda: Hamilton v Vettel 'will' turn physical

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They are fighting for the race wins and the championship. A chaotic recipe of multiple collisions on a tightly enclosed street circuit, leading to multiple safety vehicle periods and restarts, created conditions for the first controversial moment between this F1 season's two chief protagonists. Read More »

Sebastian Vettel's Formula One flashpoints

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For championship contenders Lewis Hamilton and Vettel, the battle just intensified at Baku . Hamilton accused Vettel of "disrespectful" driving after the four-time champion pulled alongside Hamilton and appeared to deliberately swerve into him when they were behind the safety vehicle approaching the midway point of a stop-start race. Read More »

Pakistan through to the Champions Trophy Finals

Meanwhile England dropped struggling opener Jason Roy, whose four in the 40-run group win over Australia meant he'd averaged just 6.37 from eight one-day global innings this season, with a mere two double-figure scores. The attention of the teams is to stop him and you get comfortable time at the other end so I'm really enjoying batting with him. "We left ourselves short today adapting to conditions". Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo denies tax evasion charges

Real Madrid insist they have "full confidence" in Cristiano Ronaldo with the forward facing allegations that he defrauded the Spanish tax office of £12.9million. Tax evasion by the rich has become a lightning rod for Spanish citizens who are only beginning to recover from a serious economic recession. The lawsuit was issued on Tuesday accusing Ronaldo of defrauding tax authorities of €14.7 million . Read More »

Federer races past Zverev to claim ninth Halle title

Wimbledon is to be held from July 3 to 16. "Some might think, okay you have to beat one big player less, but that doesn't bother me. He could have been a little nicer to me", Zverev said. The 35-year-old, defeated in his first comeback match in Stuttgart last week, was aggressive from the start, breaking in the first game to take control. Read More »

Ronaldo will be in Real : Perez

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In an interview with Spanish radio station Onda Cero , Perez also said he would not speak with Ronaldo until the Confederations Cup finishes. President Perez, when asked about the Portuguese, noted that the 32-year-old was "bigger than all of us" and insisted he would remain at the Berbabeu. Read More »