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Sports Swede Durmaz subjected to race hate storm after Germany loss
Author: 0 Swede Durmaz subjected to race hate storm after Germany loss

Nearly instantly, Durmaz's Instagram account began to be flooded with racist comments and threats. The South Koreans, after two defeats, would have to beat Germany by more than two goals while hoping Sweden lose to Mexico to have any chance of advancing.

Sports Police Confirm Body Found In Freezer Of Braves’ Suntrust Park
Author: 0 Police Confirm Body Found In Freezer Of Braves’ Suntrust Park

The body of a third party contractor was discovered around 3 p.m. inside the cooler by another worker of the same company. WXIA reports authorities said the body was found in a freezer inside the ballpark. Despite the gruesome discovery, there would be no delay of Braves Tuesday night game against the Cincinnati Reds. The deceased person's identity isn't being released pending family notification.

Sports NBA Ben Simmons wins rookie of the year Philadelphia 76ers
Author: 0 NBA Ben Simmons wins rookie of the year Philadelphia 76ers

Toronto and Melbourne United will square off on October 5 at what will then be named Scotiabank Arena (formerly the Air Canada Centre as of later this week). In what many felt was a tight contest this year, Simmons took home the honor at the NBA Awards show as he was chosen top rookie over Mitchell and Boston 's Jayson Tatum .

Sports Why Aussie keeper Ryan hopes his World Cup bills keep on rising
Author: 0 Why Aussie keeper Ryan hopes his World Cup bills keep on rising

Mark Bosnich thinks that Tim Cahill has given the greatest contribution to Australian football of any player in the country's history, as he looks set to end his career, at worldwide level at least. "It is not about van Marwijk - it is about us". They could, however, take solace from a win which saw them climb off the foot of group B and finish their campaign third.

Sports LA Clippers trade Austin Rivers to Washington Wizards for Marcin Gortat
Author: 0 LA Clippers trade Austin Rivers to Washington Wizards for Marcin Gortat

On January 16, 2015 Rivers made his debut for the Clippers and became the first son to play for his father in an National Basketball Association game. Rivers will serve as backcourt depth for the Wizards behind the star duo of John Wall and Bradley Beal . Though this trade is a bit of a head-scratcher that accomplishes little for either side, it's worth taking a look at what the Wizards and Clippers both get out of the deal.

Sports Triple-header, World Cup adds spice to French GP return
Author: 0 Triple-header, World Cup adds spice to French GP return

The last time Le Castellet held an F1 race was in 1990, when French great Alain Prost won for Ferrari . Hamilton beat teammate Valtteri Bottas to the fastest time at Paul Ricard on Saturday by 0.118s as title rival Sebastian Vettel took third, 0.371s off the pace.

Sports James Harden finally wins first MVP
Author: 0 James Harden finally wins first MVP

Harden was the driving force behind Houston earning the top record in the National Basketball Association and the getting the best record in franchise history this season at 65-17. He was hired as the new coach of the Detroit Pistons, replacing Stan Van Gundy. "Honestly because I didn't know", Harden said. Shout out to all the youngins who got a dream, a vision.

Sports Hamilton admits World Cup may distract him at French GP
Author: 0 Hamilton admits World Cup may distract him at French GP

While Bottas could only recover to seventh, Hamilton converted pole position into a dominant victory - a result which puts him 14 points clear of Vettel at the top of the championship. If Hamilton is successful in Sunday's race, which starts at 6.10pm UAE time he will regain the championship lead from Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel , who starts third.

Sports Petra Kvitova battles back to claim Nature Valley Classic title in Birmingham
Author: 0 Petra Kvitova battles back to claim Nature Valley Classic title in Birmingham

At the beginning of the second set Tsurenko after losing the game on his serve turned for help to the doctor. It was the world number eight's fifth WTA title of the season, as well as a tour-leading 37th match win this year. That, however, was on clay - and on grass right now Kvitova looks better than anyone. "So you think how to get it a little bit different, which I did after a few games".

Sports Blue Jays' Roberto Osuna Suspended for 75 games
Author: 0 Blue Jays' Roberto Osuna Suspended for 75 games

Osuna violated the Policy and should be subject to the discipline in the form of an unpaid suspension that will expire on August 4". The Blue Jays , through a prepared statement, said they supported the decision by Major League Baseball to suspend Osuna and they would not comment any further, citing legal matters that were involved.

Sports FPJ's dream XI predictions for Denmark vs France
Author: 0 FPJ's dream XI predictions for Denmark vs France

France and Denmark occupy the two top spots in Group C but will do battle this afternoon to determine which of the two nations emerge victor of the group. It was the longest a World Cup had gone without a goalless draw since 1954, a tournament of 26 games which all delivered at least one goal. In the last 16, France play Saturday in Kazan against the second-placed team from Group D, and Denmark take on the Group D victor the next day in Nizhny Novgorod.

Sports Swedish tempers cool down after Germany say sorry for provocative celebration
Author: 0 Swedish tempers cool down after Germany say sorry for provocative celebration

South Korea have been very disappointing , they are without a key player in Ki, and a dispiriting early goal could see them overwhelmed here. "We stand united, we are Sweden", he added. "You shouldn't celebrate the way they did in front of our bench". "We started well, but didn't have that many clear chances". "I always say that those that believe in miracles can make them happen".

Sports Brazil vs Tunisia, Mexico vs South Korea, Germany vs Sweden Match preview
Author: 0 Brazil vs Tunisia, Mexico vs South Korea, Germany vs Sweden Match preview

Reigning champions Germany made a bad start to the tournament, being defeated by Mexico 1-0 in their first match. "We shouldn't forget we have also been successful in the last three or four years, and if the players bring their talent and their ability to bear on the pitch then we will prevail ", said Loew.

Sports Nigeria dismiss Iceland to revive World Cup dream
Author: 0 Nigeria dismiss Iceland to revive World Cup dream

This was Iceland's first ever defeat in a group stage match at a major worldwide tournament, having previously drawn three and won one of four games. Credit Gernot Rohr for recognising that he needed to change his strategy, and drop the players who underperformed in the first game. Iceland were pressuring Nigeria towards the 65th minute as they went in search for an equaliser, but they lacked quality in the final third.

Author: 0 Iceland vs. Croatia - Football Match Report

Croatia players celebrating after their team's victory. Alfred Finnbogason missed wide in the 40th minute after his own takeaway, Emil Hallfredsson skied it over the crossbar from 33 yards four minutes later and seconds from the half-time whistle, Aron Gunnarsson's attempt from 20 yards was batted away by goalkeeper Lovre Kalinic.

Sports Saudi Arabia bow out with a win over Egypt
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia bow out with a win over Egypt

Fahad fair thumped that spot-kick and Al-Hadary was on it in a nanosecond. Last season's Premier League top scorer was initially omitted from the starting XI before appearing in the team in a revised version of the line-up. Unfortunately, Saudi Arabia was awarded another penalty kick later in the half and was able to convert, tying up the match. El-Hadary's achievement is even more incredible when you realise the shot-stopper is older than three managers at this summer's World Cup .

Author: 0 Odds and Updated Predictions for Tuesday's Group Matches

Peru nearly added its third goal when Edison Flores' shot hit the post following a fast breakaway. Nigeria (four points) can top the group if they beat Argentina and Croatia lose to Ireland, as well as if Nigeria's goal difference improves ahead of Croatia.

Sports Kangaroo stops play during Australian women's soccer match
Author: 0 Kangaroo stops play during Australian women's soccer match

Then, the marsupial decided it wanted to be part of the action and bounded his way onto the field, delaying the match for more than a half hour. The male eastern gray kangaroo made himself comfortable in front of the goal, with no plans on leaving.

Sports US Open Tennis to Update Seeding Protocols to Account for Pregnancy Leave
Author: 0 US Open Tennis to Update Seeding Protocols to Account for Pregnancy Leave

The French Open drew criticism last month for not seeding Serena Williams , who was playing her first major tournament since giving birth to her first child last September . But the U.S. Open will not wait and, like Wimbledon and the two other major events, it has the authority under Grand Slam rules to make such changes.

Sports Carlos Queiroz fumes after Cristiano Ronaldo was not sent off against Iran
Author: 0 Carlos Queiroz fumes after Cristiano Ronaldo was not sent off against Iran

At about noon on Monday, Portugal players had a quick walk around the hotel, but did not tour around the city as they did before other matches in Russian Federation. According to reports from The Washington Post , Ronaldo's gestures forced some supporters to leave before a second batch of Iranian supporters showed up, making a lot of noise.

Sports England beat Australia by one wicket to complete series whitewash
Author: 0 England beat Australia by one wicket to complete series whitewash

Buttler has had a transformation since he played a stellar role for Rajasthan Royals with almost 600 runs to his credit. He's someone for our batters to watch and see firsthand. "I haven't played anywhere near as well as I would have liked to". All three of those howlers resulted in defeat but with Buttler throttling back on his usual pyrotechnic approach on Sunday - never before has he faced more than 100 balls in a one-day worldwide - Bayliss is keen for others to show similar ...

Sports 'It will be fire-fire against Argentina'-Musa
Author: 0 'It will be fire-fire against Argentina'-Musa

Messi missed a second-half penalty in that draw with Iceland and cut an isolated figure as his side slumped to a heavy defeat in their second game. The Argentine federation was even moved to confirm that coach Jorge Sampaoli would continue for the final group game amid rumours of a rift between players and coach.

Sports Here's Why James Harden Won't Be Recruiting LeBron
Author: 0 Here's Why James Harden Won't Be Recruiting LeBron

Before he joined the Heat, James had meetings with the Chicago Bulls , New York Knicks , Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Clippers , where team representatives pitched the All-Star with personalized presentations and marketing plans. The game-winning shot propelled the Cavs to a four-game winning streak and revitalized the team's chances of gaining one of the top four playoff spots in the Eastern Conference.