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- VAR is failing at the Confederations Cup — so far
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:34:28 GMT Video replay in soccer isn't a bad idea on the surface so long as it's implemented well. And that hasn't happened in Russia.
- Real Madrid speak out about “strange” Ronaldo situation
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:50:21 GMT Real Madrid’s president Florentino Perez has been speaking about reports that Cristiano Ronaldo could leave this summer. After being accused last week of defrauding the Spanish authorities of over $16.4 million in tax payments regarding image rights, Ronaldo has reportedly stated he wants to move on from the reigning Spanish and European champs. Speaking to Spanish radio station Onda Cero, Perez stated that Real Madrid doesn’t want to think about Ronaldo, who has a court hearing on July 31, leaving the club.
- Late buses, busy roads disrupt Cameroon team plans in Russia
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:12:51 GMT ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) Late buses and busy roads are messing up Cameroon’s pre-match plans in Russia. “The traffic in Moscow is a disaster,” Cameroon coach Hugo Broos told The Associated Press on Wednesday after a news conference in St. Petersburg which was also delayed by transport issues at the Confederations Cup. The mandatory session with international media started 30 minutes late at the stadium where Cameroon plays Australia on Thursday.
- Mexico survives scare from New Zealand in 2-1 Confederations Cup win
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 20:05:33 GMT Oribe Peralta (L) celebrates scoring the game-winning goal against New Zealand with Marco Fabian. Mexico assumed that it had nothing to fear from New Zealand, which had lost its Confederations Cup opener to a fairly fetid Russia 2-0. The All Whites, clad in all black, gave the Mexicans — playing with an almost entirely new lineup from Sunday’s 2-2 draw with Portugal — a scare with a strong first half that produced a lead at the break through Chris Wood.
- EXTRA TIME: Itumeleng Khune and Portia Modise celebrate their birthdays
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:51:26 GMT Happy birthday Banyana Legend #PortiaModise — Momelezi Tshalisi (@MomiTshalisi) June 20, 2017 Happy birthday to one of the best footballer players South Africa has produced #PortiaModise Banyana_Banyana legend @SAFA_net pic.twitter.com/kP59evT25o
- #Habs History : Expansion Casualties — Frederic Chabot was three times unlucky
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 05:00:00 GMT The National Hockey League is currently entering the twelfth expansion draft in its history, in order to welcome its 31st team, the Vegas Golden Knights. During the previous eleven expansion drafts the Canadiens lost some talent, but were generally masters of their own destiny through backroom dealings with the expanding team and shrewd resource management. Goaltender Frederic Chabot holds a very infamous distinction of being the only player to be lost by the Montreal Canadiens on two separate occasions, and a total three times, during expansion drafts. In the 90’s the NHL began a concentrated effort to grow the League into non-traditional markets where the winter sport of ice hockey was not
- West Ham displays classic look in new home kit
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:30:44 GMT After an away jersey that came out of left field, West Ham United assured fans Wednesday that the club will be staying close to its roots for home games next season. West Ham and Umbro revealed the new home kit for the 2017-2018 season, featuring the classic claret and blue design as well as a chevron stripe angled down the chest of the jersey. “Everyone knows that West Ham United is claret and blue, it’s who we are.
- Seattle pro sports teams unite to promote LGBT inclusion
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:38:50 GMT As prominent fixtures in the Seattle community, five major professional sports teams have united to support LGBT inclusion and equality. The Seahawks, Mariners, Sounders, Storm and Reign have come together to promote inclusiveness and equality, and organizers on Tuesday said this is the first time a city’s professional teams have joined together for this cause. “Sports has so many eyes on it, all the time anyways in this country,” said Megan Rapinoe, who plays for the Reign and is openly gay. “It’s obviously a very popular profession and it goes into pop culture and politics and many different things, so I think the opportunity to have a positive impact can be very tremendous.” This week, the