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Baltimore named a potential host city for 2026 World Cup


In Montreal, that would be Olympic Stadium and Saputo Stadium while in Toronto, games could be held in Rogers Centre or at BMO Field. Seven Canadian cities are included on the United Bid committee's list of 44 potential host cities. Soccer federation website. At least 10 indoor stadiums in the USA and Canada would need real temporary grass to host games for the first tournament that will have an expanded 48-team format. Read More »

Dele Alli, Ben Davies guide Tottenham to victory at Newcastle


Tottenham immediately took charge of the match and Alli slid in at the far post to steer in a cross from Christian Eriksen in the 61st minute. Harry Kane leads the line, while Eric Dier - who has previously played at full-back - and Mousa Dembele play in central midfield. Read More »

Dortmund boss: Dembele missed training today, we can't reach him


Dembele enjoyed a strong debut season for the Bundesliga giants after moving from Rennes for about 15 million euros . There have been several reports of Barcelona doing their best to lure the French global to replace Neymar but the asking price of Dortmund has scared the directors of the Catalan club away. Read More »

Katie Ledecky wins 5th gold medal at World Championships


But I know they're going to come. "I always think I have a shot - that's what makes me the swimmer I am. I just want to keep doing my thing at this meet and for the future". Until now. The sprinter hailing from Jacksonville, Florida has certainly used this year's World Championships in Budapest to his advantage as a stepping stone to bud into the biggest name in US Swimming these days. Read More »

Spurs Boss Says Premier League Transfer Spending Not Sustainable


Gerson has struggled to make any kind of impression in Rome over the past 18-months but he impressed in the first half against Spurs while playing slightly deeper in a central midfield role. City alone have spent over £200 million on six new players, while Chelsea , Liverpool and Arsenal have all made club record signings since the end of last season. Read More »

Cowboys release Lucky Whitehead after arrest


Now, a warrant has been issued for his arrest and he's been charged with failure to appear . Before that, Whitehead was evidently arrested and charged with shoplifting on June 22 in Prince William County, VA. Whitehead made news last week as well when he claimed someone stole his dog and held it for ransom. He's blaming it on a case of mistaken identity and supposedly has flight records to prove it. Read More »

Thunder and Carmelo Anthony are 'circling each other'


Carmelo Anthony , 33, has a sum of US$54.2 million (AU$70.9 million) left on the five-year max deal he signed with NY ahead of the 2014-15 season. Several reports indicate that Anthony has his sights set on joining Chris Paul and James Harden in a Houston Rockets uniform. Read More »

A Rose That Wilted in the Garden: Derrick's Free Agency Dissappoints


Rose also has had meetings with the Cleveland Cavaliers , which could be a stronger draw after being in three consecutive NBA Finals. He's received interest from plenty of teams including the Knicks, the Milwaukee Bucks , the Los Angeles Lakers , the Minnesota Timberwolves, the San Antonio Spurs and, most recently; the Cleveland Cavaliers . Read More »

Tour de France: Dan Martin loses valuable ground

Martin's team-mates seemed to be more interesed in helping Marcel Kittel hold onto the green jersey rather than assist the Irish rider who may have seen his yellow jersey chances disappear today. But German Degenkolb was angered by the line Matthews took in the finish and waved his hand at the Aussie as they crossed the line. "I saw the sprint on TV afterwards". Read More »

What time is Johanna Konta on TV at Wimbledon?


The Croat, considered as a future Slam victor, couldn't find a way to stop Venus, the only former Wimbledon champion left. Murray, who came through his seemingly mandatory annual Wimbledon scare at dusk against Fabio Fognini on Friday night, faces another unpredictable opponent in Benoit Paire second on Centre Court on Monday. Read More »

Venus Williams Breaks Her Silence Following Fatal Car Accident


Florida police say tennis star Venus Williams was at fault in a auto crash earlier this month that led to the death of a passenger in another vehicle. On the court she seemed to have compartmentalized her job from the accident. "This is my 20th Wimbledon ", she said. "It's a special time of year". Read More »

Manny Pacquiao's Mandatory Challenger Jeff Horn Is A Dangerous Young Puncher


Manny Pacquiao and Jeff Horn face off after the official press conference for WBO World Welterweight Championship at Suncorp Stadium. While Lang Park, a stadium mostly used for professional rugby matches, is an unlikely venue for the Filipino senator's bid to stay relevant in the boxing world Pacquiao (59-6-2) still has huge box office appeal . Read More »

Confederations Cup: Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal takes a dig at Cristiano Ronaldo

But the Portugal captain made no mistake after Danilo was wrestled to the ground in the area by a combination of Tom Doyle and Tommy Smith following a corner. "But I think the New Zealand team should have scored a goal - they deserved one". They are not a traditional team . Despite that, the man who has played every minute of all 19 All Whites games dating back to his debut against South Korea in early 2015 could reflect on an overall display that had further enhanced his reputation. Read More »

Mayor promises Stanley Cup parade, but plans unclear so far


The Penguins clinched their second straight Stanley Cup with less than two minutes to go in regulation when Patric Hornqvist found the back of the net for the game's only goal. He's won two Cups in a year and a half. Nick Bonino wasn't healthy enough to play in the final four games of this year's Stanley Cup Final. Penguins. Read More »

Saints' Nick Fairley ruled out for 2017 with heart issue

Fairley's play helped him earn a four-year, $28 million extension in March. Fox Sports' Jennifer Hale reported earlier in the month Fairley had missed organized team activities after medical tests revealed he had a heart problem. Fairley has played for three different teams since being drafted 13th overall in 2011. With Fairley out, the Saints will lean on Sheldon Rankins , David Onyemata and Tyeler Davison as their top interior defenders. Read More »

Kyle Larson wins Sonoma pole


Larson has not been consistently strong on road courses, but after winning Michigan International Speedway last week and two sprint vehicle races on Monday and Tuesday, plus another World of Outlaws Sprint auto race last week , it's impossible to discount the importance of momentum. Read More »

Gerrymandering benefited GOP in 2016

A nationwide analysis by The Associated Press shows lawmakers can cause some statehouses to skew more Democratic and others more Republican by redrawing political boundaries to cluster or divide certain groups of voters. "Republicans have done a good job of targeting those areas and getting good candidates and putting a lot of money into marginal districts, which they tend to win", he said. Read More »

Hamilton's latest pole position moves him 2nd all-time in F1


Lewis Hamilton takes pole position in the 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, with team-mate Bottas in second and Vellet in fourth place on the grid. Raikkonen was more than one second behind Hamilton, qualifying third ahead of his Ferrari teammate Sebastian Vettel , the championship leader . Read More »

BIGBANG's Taeyang Appointed As Ambassador For Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018


Do plans to discuss the matter with Jang and IOC President Thomas Bach, both of whom are scheduled to visit South Korea later this month to attend the closing ceremony of an worldwide Taekwondo competition. Tension has been high for months over North Korea's nuclear and missile development, and due to fears it will conduct a sixth nuclear test and more ballistic missile launches in defiance of U.N. Read More »

Ferrari 'there or thereabouts' heading into Azerbaijan GP qualifying

With just minutes of the session remaining, the 19-year-old lost control of his vehicle under braking and span into the nearside barrier. I think we are OK, I think it is a question of getting everything together. It is close with Mercedes , Ferrari and also Force India and Williams aren't too far, so it looks pretty competitive out there, and it was fun. Read More »

Blackhawks get Saad back in trade with Blue Jackets

The Columbus Blue Jackets announced they have traded left wing Brandon Saad , goaltender Anton Forsberg and a fifth round pick to the Chicago Blackhawks . "All I can say is you do your best and we gave it a real good shot". However, it looks like the Blackhawks are going to try to trade his contract to a team willing to absorb it, according to Chris Nichols. Read More »