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Tyler Honeycutt dies following gunfire exchange with police

According to LAPD , a male suspect in his 20s, later identified as Honeycutt, was involved in an "Officer-involved shooting" at Riverside Drive and Tyrone Avenue in Sherman Oaks, Calif. 12, 2011, at Pauley Pavilion in Westwood. The LAPD responded to a call Friday night about a man with a gun outside of a residence and, upon arrival, the suspect shot at them, said LAPD spokesperson Tony Im. [Full Article...]

Sweden team woken by fire alarm hours before England showdown

Sweden team woken by fire alarm hours before England showdown England promptly cranked up the pressure and pulled further ahead on 59 minutes when a completely unmarked Alli sent a thumping header past Olsen after a first-time cross by Jesse Lingard. The star on the day was arguably Pickford, who is in line to join the excellent Maguire in emerging from this tournament with significantly higher stock. [Full Article...]

Brazil's World Cup defeat hits home in Lebanon

Brazil's World Cup defeat hits home in Lebanon Brazil's exit at Belgian hands is the fourth World Cup in a row that they have departed to European opposition, following defeats to Germany last time round, the Netherlands in 2010, and France in 2006. "But we've been working so hard to get ourselves to this occasion". "There is something special about this squad". "So, it's a defining game, but not just for us, it's a defining game for Bra... [Full Article...]

Former Thai Navy Seal dies trying to rescue boys trapped in cave

Former Thai Navy Seal dies trying to rescue boys trapped in cave The path out is considered especially complicated because of twists and turns in narrow flooded passages. Thai officials had been leaning in their public statements toward a quick underwater evacuation because of fear that access to the cave could soon close again because of seasonal monsoon rains expected this weekend. [Full Article...]

Federer shows new look, familiar dominance at Wimbledon

Federer shows new look, familiar dominance at Wimbledon Three-time major victor Stan Wawrinka stunned Bulgarian sixth seed Grigor Dimitrov 1-6, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (5), 6-4 in the first round. Japanese 24th seed Kei Nishikori also got off to a flyer, dispatching Christian Harrison 6-2 4-6 7-6 (7/3) 6-2. [Full Article...]

Former Champions Kvitova, Sharapova Crash Out Of Wimbledon; Williams Sisters Return Tues

Former Champions Kvitova, Sharapova Crash Out Of Wimbledon; Williams Sisters Return Tues Kerber is one of the favourites to win in my eyes and this match should be dominated by her. Liu won the junior's title previous year but hasn't spent that long on the tour so she will struggle against a top 10 player that is comfortable on grass. [Full Article...]

Elon Musk offers engineers to help with Thailand cave rescue

Elon Musk offers engineers to help with Thailand cave rescue It is unclear at this point if Thai officials will accept Musk's offer for help. Former Thai Navy SEAL Samarn Kunan died trying to get oxygen to the group, which just how risky getting them out would be. Thanasarn Narue-sataporn, a medical doctor with experience in rescuing people hit by natural disasters, including the last Nepal quake, said the cave's floodwater level is most crucial ... [Full Article...]

Carmelo Anthony Leaving OKC Thunder: Will He Join LeBron James In LA?

Anthony, a four-time Olympic gold medallist and 10-time All-Star, is close friends with new Laker LeBron James . "Oklahoma City can use the stretch provision on Anthony's $27.9 million contract to eliminate a staggering $107 million off the team's 2018-19 payroll and tax bill, but the Thunder first plan to pursue trade possibilities with teams looking to acquire a massive expire deal to salary ... [Full Article...]

Why Tony Parker 'had to move on' from Spurs

Why Tony Parker 'had to move on' from Spurs Parker agreed to sign a two-year, $10 million deal with the Charlotte Hornets on Friday, per Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.com. All signs point to Parker eventually landing in Springfield as a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame and Popovich's words in this case seem to paint that picture clearly. [Full Article...]

World Cup Big Guns Set For Last Eight Battles

World Cup Big Guns Set For Last Eight Battles Which brings us full circle to England who, as previously mentioned, will face Sweden . Ante Cacic was sacked on the eve of Croatia's final qualifying match in October and replaced by Zlatko Dalic, who guided the team past Greece in a two-legged play-off to reach the World Cup . [Full Article...]

Federer cruises into 3rd round: Faces German Jan Lennard Struff

Federer cruises into 3rd round: Faces German Jan Lennard Struff The Swiss defending champion was at his breathtaking best as he crafted 48 exquisite winners during a 90-minute 6-4 6-4 6-1 victory on Wednesday that seemed more an exhibition of his shot-making than a charge towards a record ninth Wimbledon title. [Full Article...]

England among quarterfinal betting favourites at World Cup

England among quarterfinal betting favourites at World Cup The are probably the dirtiest team I've ever come up against, in respect of when we won the penalty, surrounding the referee, pushing the referee, the headbutt that you've all seen, scuffing the penalty spot. Brazil, the five-time World Cup victor, and Belgium feature two of the most talented teams in the field, with Brazil taking Group E then rolling (sorry, Neymar) past Mexico 2-0 in the Round o... [Full Article...]

Roger Federer's route to the Wimbledon final after Marin Cilic exit

Roger Federer's route to the Wimbledon final after Marin Cilic exit Novak Djokovic made it through to the third round at Wimbledon on Thursday with a straight sets win over Horacio Zeballos of Argentina. Argentina's Pella prevailed 3-6 1-6 6-4 7-6 (7/3) 7-5 to reach the third round for the first time, in a match that swung entirely on its overnight rain delay. [Full Article...]

Barcelona to make revised bid for Willian after rejected opening offer

Barcelona to make revised bid for Willian after rejected opening offer Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how Spanish champions Barcelona are interested in the signing of Chelsea and Brazil global Willian this summer. La Blaugrana is keen on offering Chelsea any one of three players in order to sign lure Brazilian winger Willian to Stamford Bridge. [Full Article...]

We've fixed problems with auto, says Lewis Hamilton

We've fixed problems with auto, says Lewis Hamilton Double podium and simultaneous gathering of racers Mercedes has secured Ferrari's lead in the constructors ' championship. Mercedes has tweaked the design of its fuel pump ahead of the British Grand Prix after Lewis Hamilton suffered a failure of a fastener during last weekend's Austrian GP, forcing his retirement from the race. [Full Article...]

Japan's oracle octopus turned into sashimi

Japan's oracle octopus turned into sashimi But the predictions came to an end after the fisherman who bought Rabiot chose to sell him for food just before the knockout stage. Paul the Octopus was the first in a series of animal prophets to predict World Cup results, correctly backing Spain to win the tournament in 2010. [Full Article...]

Serena Williams Wins First Match at Wimbledon in All-White Nike Dress

Serena Williams Wins First Match at Wimbledon in All-White Nike Dress Serena Williams has shared inspiring words following her first-round Wimbledon win overnight - her first since becoming a mum past year. Serena Williams marked her first appearance on the Wimbledon grass since lifting the 2016 title with a straight-sets victory over Arantxa Rus . [Full Article...]

Jack Butland reveals what England did to help Jordan Pickford save penalty

Jack Butland reveals what England did to help Jordan Pickford save penalty England reach World Cup quarter-finals with penalty shoot-out win over ColombiaThe Three Lions reached the quarter-finals in Russian Federation after prevailing 4-3 on spot kicks against Colombia after a 1-1 draw. "It is all about the set position and I got a hand to it". And Southgate, who missed the decisive penalty against Germany that saw England eliminated in the Euro 96 semifinals, ... [Full Article...]

Belgium fancied to knock Brazil out of the World Cup

Belgium fancied to knock Brazil out of the World Cup Where is the FIFA World Cup 2018 Brazil vs Belgium Quarter-Final match? Before shootouts were introduced at the World Cup in 1978, matches that ended in a draw were replayed. Against Japan, Kevin De Bruyne was deployed far too deep until the latter stages. The only previous occasion these sides met in a World Cup was in the round of 16 in 2002, with Brazil winning 2-0 en route to winning the... [Full Article...]

'Race against water' as rain threatens Thai cave rescue efforts

'Race against water' as rain threatens Thai cave rescue efforts After pumping out about 30 million gallons, they've reduced water levels by 30 to 40 percent, they said Wednesday. Thai authorities are considering the option of diving. The boys, who range in age from 11 to 16, are being given a crash course in swimming and how to wear dive masks, in case they have to make the risky attempt to swim out of the dark, narrow cavern. [Full Article...]


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