Monthly Archives: July 2018

France won its second World Cup Title

Sliding across the rain-soaked turf holding the World Cup trophy tight, teenager Kylian Mbappe and the rest of France's players acted like the youthful bunch they are. Nothing, not a Pussy Riot protest nor a postgame downpour that soaked Russian President Vladimir Putin, was going to stop the party. The 19-year-old Mbappe became only the second teen after…
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Isaiah Thomas agrees to 1 year deal with Nuggets

Coming off a frustrating 2017-18 season, Isaiah Thomas will seek a return to his All-Star form with the Denver Nuggets. According to ESPN.com's Adrian Wojnarowski, Thomas and the Nuggets agreed to terms Thursday on a one-year deal for the veteran's minimum. Thomas developed into a superstar during two full seasons with the Boston Celtics. He averaged a career-high 28.9 points per…
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Angels’ Garrett Richards to have Tommy John surgery

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Garrett Richards said Thursday he has elected to undergo Tommy John surgery for his damaged ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and will miss the remainder of the season. Reduced to 28 starts over the last three seasons because of multiple injuries, including two UCL issues, Richards’ time with the Angels could…
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Kevin Anderson stuns Federer

Kevin Anderson became only the third man to come from two sets down to beat Roger Federer in a Grand Slam tournament as he pulled off an epic comeback to knock out the defending champion in the Wimbledon quarterfinals. Anderson achieved something only Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Novak Djokovic had done before as he fought back to…
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Ronaldo leaves Real Madrid and joins Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo has signed for Juventus after the Italian champions agreed a fee of around £99m with Real Madrid to bring an end to a hugely successful nine-year stay at the Bernabeu. The 33-year-old had hinted after Real’s third successive Champions League final triumph in May that he was keen to leave and, with Manchester United reluctant…
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Correa not ready to return for game against Athletics

Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa missed his 12th consecutive game on Sunday and suddenly faces the possibility of being sidelined for the remainder of the current homestand. Correa, placed on the 10-day disabled list with lower back soreness on June 26, was originally slated to return to action for the Astros' 11-game homestand that preceded the All-Star break…
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