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Fri, 07 Jul 2017
After knocking on the door so many times, Tommy Le finally kicked it in this week to win his first World Series of Poker bracelet.Heading into this years World Series of Poker, Le had made the final table in five different WSOP Omaha tournaments. Each time, he came up short in his attempt to win a bracelet. That changed last week after Le outlasted the rest of the 428-player field in the $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Eight-Handed Championship.Not only did Le get the coveted WSOP bracelet for the win, 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The Michigan State Spartans dismissed three players for violating theschool's relationship violence and sexual misconduct policy, the Lansing State Journal'sMatt Mencarini reported Wednesday.Josh King, Donnie Corley andDemetric Vancethe three players dismissed by the schoolare all still under criminal investigation following an alleged sexual assault in January. According toMencarini, the three will have a hearing in September.The three players were charged with third-degree criminal s 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Jordan Miner, a 4-star cornerback fromWesley Chapel,Florida, announced his commitment to Penn State on Twitter Thursday:Miner, who stands 6'1" and weighs 185 pounds, is Scout.com's No. 34 cornerback in the Class of 2018.The ranking site broke down Miner's game:"Miner flashes impressive ball skills by high-pointing the ball, but also does a nice job of transforming into an offensive weapon once tucking it away. He also impresses with his ability to adjust and track the ba 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The Creighton Bluejays bolstered their frontcourt Thursday ahead of the 2018-19 season with the commitment of 4-star center Ian Steere.Steere announced his decision on Twitter:The High Point, North Carolina, native is the No. 9 center and No. 76 player overall, per Scout.Scout's Evan Daniels thought Steere's commitment was a coup for the Jays:At 6'9" and 240 pounds, Steere's frame likely ensures he'll spend the bulk of his time at the 4 when he joins Creighton. In a 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Adam Anderson, a4-star defensive end prospect, announced he has retracted his verbal commitment to LSU and reopened his recruitment Thursday on Twitter: Anderson, aRome High School product,is ranked as the No. 76 overall player, the ninth-rated defensive end in the Class of 2018 and the second-best defensive end in Georgia.He, Ja'Quon Griffin and Jamarcus Chatman, who all star for Rome, committed to LSU in April. Anderson was previously committed to Georgia, and the Bulldogs could wind up w 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Defensive end Dorian Gerald committed to the Tennessee Volunteers on Thursday, announcing his decision on Twitter."You don't know how much I've prayed on it," Gerald said of his commitment, per Austin Price of VolQuest.com. "I just asked God to give me a sign and everything points Tennessee to me. My family thinks I should go with my heart and that's where God leads me. It's just like home up there. I couldn't tell the difference in my family. They were ha 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The Bayern star hailed his countries success at the Confederations Cup with a young squad as proof of the depth of talent 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The Bayern star hailed his countries success at the Confederations Cup with a young squad as proof of the depth of talent 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Alakwe Back to Form, Aims for Continental Glory with FC IfeanyiUbah 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Arsenals latest signing Alexandre Lacazette has said he is delighted to complete a move to the club of his dreams. The 26-year-old joined the north London club for a club-record deal while also becoming Lyons most expensive player. The Gunners have refused to reveal the fee but Lyon say the deal is worth '60m (52.6m, []The post Alexandre Lacazette Happy After Completing Arsenal Transfer appeared first on Independent Newspapers . 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
North Carolina linebacker Allen Artis was reinstated by the school Thursday after sexual assault charges against him were dropped last week.After conversations with Coach [Larry] Fedora and Allen, we have reinstated Allen to our football program effective immediately, athletic director Bubba Cunningham announced in a statement, per Greg Barnes of Scout.com.Artis, a senior, was arrested in September onmisdemeanor sexual battery and assault charges. The police report said Artis had sex with a woma 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Meadow Hall School says it has joined forces with former Super Eagles forward Daniel Amokachi to organise a summer football camp at Meadow Hall, Lekki, Lagos, from July 18 to 22. The school said in a statement on Thursday it decided to set up the camp because it was passionate about the development of the [] 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk involving Arsenal as doubt continues to cloud the futures of the likes of Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
ARSENAL HAVE confirmed the clubrecord signing of Alexandre Lacazette from French Ligue 1 Lyon. An official statement on Arsenal website read: 'Alexandre Lacazette has agreed to join us on a long-term contract, for an undisclosed fee. 'He is expected to travel with the tour party to Sydney this weekend and is likely to make his [] 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Nigeria defender Chidozie Awaziem has joined FC Nantes from FC Porto. Awaziem, 20, joins the French club on a one-year loan deal, the club announced on their website on Wednesday. Awaziem has made two appearances for Nigeria, the first in a 1-1 friendly against Corsica and his full debut in the Super Eagles' 2-0 African [] 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk involving Barcelona as the Catalans seek an improvement in their fortunes 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk involving Barcelona as the Catalans seek an improvement in their fortunes 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Baylor University agreed to a settlement Thursday with a woman who sued the universityafter an alleged sexual assault.The unnamed woman was one of several who filed a lawsuit in federal court against the university, according toJim Vertunoof the Associated Press. Vertuno wrotethe women allege the school"ignored or mishandled sexual assault investigations for years."The woman in the settled case "said in 2015 she was drugged and abducted from an off-campus residence where Baylor of 

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Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The new era of the NBA requires versatility to win, and the Boston Celtics are adjusting."I dont have the five positions anymore," Celtics coach Brad Stevens said, per Kareem Copeland of the Associated Press. "It may be as simple as three positions now, where youre either a ball-handler, a wing or a big."It's really important. We've become more versatile as the years have gone on."The idea of positionless basketball has come to the forefront with the Golden Sta 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Leukemia, is a group of cancers that usually begin in the bone marrow and results in high numbers of abnormal white blood cells. Leukemia is cancer of the blood or bone marrow (which produces blood cells). A person who has leukemia suffers from an abnormal production of blood cells, generally leukocytes (white blood cells). The []The post Brief On Leukemia appeared first on New Telegraph Online. 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
If the All England Lawn Tennis Club is well known for its strict rules and regulations, fashion designer Stella McCartney says she's hoping to bring a "bit of rebellion" to the courts at Wimbledon this July. 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
By Izuchukwu Okosi: The Confederation of African Football, CAF, on Thursday evening announced fixtures for the first round of the 2018 Championship for African Nations (CHAN) qualifiers, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The home-based Super Eagles of Nigeria have been drawn bye along withGhana, Niger, Cote D'd'Ivoire and Burkina Faso. Nigeria Will face either Togo or Benin Republic ... Read MoreThe post CAF Confirms Dates For CHAN 2018 First Round Qualifiers; Nigeria Start Race In 2n 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Carl Ikeme, Super Eagles and Wolves goalkeeper, has been diagnosed with acute leukaemia and will soon begin chemotherapy. The Championship club say Ikeme, 31, returned abnormal blood tests during pre-season testing and further checks confirmed the diagnosis. Ikeme has been with Wolves for his entire career, making more than 200 appearances for Wanderers. Thirty-three of []The post Carl Ikeme Diagnosed With Acute Leukaemia appeared first on Independent Newspapers . 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has been diagnosed with acute leukaemia. The diagnosis was made during his pre-season testing, said a post on Wolves Twitter handle on Thursday. It isThe post Carl Ikeme diagnosed with acute leukaemia appeared first on TheCable. 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas has extended his contract with FC Porto by a year.The post Casillas extends Porto contract appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Discussions about a potential sign-and-trade involving Gordon Hayward between the Utah Jazz and Boston Celtics have been "dormant" since Thursday morning, ESPN.com's Adrian Wojnarowski reported.Hayward confirmed Tuesday in a piece for The Players' Tribune that he will sign with the Celtics. In order to make room for his salary, Wojnarowski reported Boston is still looking for trade partners for Avery Bradley, Marcus Smart and Jae Crowder.Wojnarowski and ESPN.com's Ramona 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk involving Chelsea as Antonio Conte looks to build on his title success in his second season in charge 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
On his first day of action as England Test captain, Joe Root scored a sublime 184 not out against South Africa ' which was "nice". 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Brazil, the birthplace of the Samba stars and "O Jogo Bonito," has produced some of the finest footballers to ever walk the earth. 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Brazil, the birthplace of the Samba stars and "O Jogo Bonito," has produced some of the finest footballers to ever walk the earth. 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Defoe breaks down over ill Lowery 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The Cherries boss played a pivotal role in convincing the striker to return to Bournemouth and he is keen to learn from his new manager 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The Cherries boss played a pivotal role in convincing the striker to return to Bournemouth and he is keen to learn from his new manager 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The Dallas Mavericks may have selected Dennis Smith Jr. with the ninth overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft, but that might not stop the team from adding an experienced point guard this summer.According to the New York Post's Marc Berman, the Mavs are a "serious contender" to sign Derrick Rose.The Dallas Morning News' Eddie Sefko reported, however, that Dallas doesn't have Rose on its free-agent radar.ESPN.com'sIanBegleyreported Rose has met with the Milwaukee Bucks a 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The usually razor-sharp striker's instincts failed him as he found himself locked out of a hotel room in some extremely skimpy undergarments 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The usually razor-sharp striker's instincts failed him as he found himself locked out of a hotel room in some extremely skimpy undergarments 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Djokovic Races toThird Roundin 90 Minutes 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
It's early days but there's a sense that tennis' old order might be about to be re-established. 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Eagles Goalkeeper, Ikeme, Diagnosed with Acute Leukaemia 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Wolves and Nigeria goalkeeper Carl Ikeme is to begin chemotherapy after being diagnosed with acute leukaemia, BBC Sport reports. The Championship club say Ikeme, 31, returned 'abnormal blood tests' during pre-season testing and further checks confirmed the diagnosis. Ikeme has been with Wolves for his entire career, making more than 200 appearances for Wanderers. Thirty-three [] 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Former Nigeria striker Emmanuel Emenike has vowed to resurrect his career in Greece after completing his move to Greek champions Olympiakos from Turkish club Fenerbahce on Wednesday. The South Africa 2013 Africa Cup of Nations winner signed a two-year deal and the fee is said to be about $2.8m. After struggling with injuries and a [] 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Olympiakos have completed the signing of former Nigeria international Emmanuel Emenike, who moves to the Greek giants from Fenerbahce on an initial two-year deal. The Super Eagles frontman moves to the Greek champions for a reported fee of '2.5 million, after ending his six-year stay with Fenerbache.The post Emmanuel Emenike Completes Olympiakos Move appeared first on Independent Newspapers . 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Results from the Europa League qualifying first round, second legs on Thursday:The post Europa League qualifying results appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Manchester United have agreed a 75m fee with Everton for Romelu Lukaku. The BBC reports that United have ended their interest in Real Madrid striker, Alvaro Morata and are now set to bring in the Belgium international. United are ready to use Wayne Rooney, as a makeweight in a sensational move for Lukaku. United boss, []The post Everton accept 75 million bid from Manchester United for Lukaku appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
A member of the U-23 football team to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Imoh Ezekiel, is set to lose 3m Euros (N1.2bn) in wages in his new move to top Turkish side Konyaspor from his Qatari side, Al-Arabi. This was made known by President of Lagos-based Nationwide League side, 36 Lion football club, Alhaji Gafar []The post Ezekiel to lose N1.2bn in Turkish move appeared first on New Telegraph Online. 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Russia will host the 2018 World Cup, and due to the vast size of the country, many fans have been worried about the cost of travel in order to follow their respective nation around the tournament. In light of the concerns and apparent complaintsfrom the supporters, which have arisen in the past atprevious World Cups, competition ambassador Alexey Smertin told the'MirrorthatRussian organisers have implemented a new scheme called 'Fan ID', which will enable fans to travel to and fro 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
With one year to go on his contract, would this summer be the right time for the Algeria full-back to leave Napoli 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
By Chidera Akalonu The Super Eagles have dropped to sixth in Africa behind Egypt, Senegal, Democratic 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
FIFA Ranking: Nigeria Remains Sixth in Africa 
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