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‘Superman’ Buffon returns to relegated Parma after two decades

Milan (AFP) – Goalkeeping legend Gianluigi Buffon has returned to Parma two decades after leaving the Italian club who were relegated last season. “He is back where he belongs, he is back home. Superman returns,” the club said on Twitter along with a short video in which 43-year-old Buffon said: “OK Kyle (Krause) I’m in. I’m back.” Club owner Kyle Krause replied: “Great news, welcome home.” Buffon holds the record for Serie A matches played with 657, since his first with Parma in 1995 as a 17-y...
Tags: Superman, Sport, Soccer, Paris, Italy, Juventus, Club, Psg, Parma, Gianluigi Buffon, Turin, Emilia Romagna, Afp, Ligue, Coppa Italia, Azzurri


U.S. women shut out Nigeria in final audition for Olympic roster spots

The U.S. team’s Lindsey Horan, right, heads the ball as Nigeria’s Chidinma Okeke, left, and Michelle Alozie defend during the first half of their Summer Series match on Wednesday night in Austin, Texas. The U.S. won, 2-0. (Photo by Chuck Burton/Getty Images) AUSTIN, TX – JUNE 16: Christen Press #23 of the United States shoots against Onome Ebi #5 of Nigeria during the first half of their WNT Summer Series game at Q2 Stadium on June 16, 2021 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Chuck Burton/Getty Image...
Tags: Japan, Texas, Sweden, Nigeria, Sports, Sport, Soccer, United States, Williams, Brazil, Tokyo, Associated Press, Jamaica, Press, Megan Rapinoe, Carli Lloyd


Chile vs Bolivia live streaming: Watch Copa América 2021 online

Chile vs Bolivia live streaming: Key information to watchin g online     Below are all the options to live stream Chile vs Bolivia at Copa América 2021. Option 1: Chile vs Bolivia live streaming from anywhere in the world There are several online platforms live streaming Chile vs Bolivia for free, and a VPN will help you connect with those services from anywhere in the world. In our experience, ExpressVPN  is  the  best   service  around.  Sign up  a s follows. ...
Tags: Usa, UK, Russia, America, Sport, Bbc, Colombia, Soccer, Chile, Paraguay, Fifa, Portugal, Lionel Messi, Argentina, Uruguay, Bolivia


Arsenal come to definitive decision on Ryan Bertrand swoop

 A major update on Arsenal’s pursuit of soon-to-be free agent Ryan Bertrand has come to the fore on Thursday evening. Defensive woes The left-back spot of course proved something of a problem area at the Emirates this past season.Whilst Kieran Tierney continued to prove himself as one of the Premier League’s finest when fit and available, the Scot was also forced to deal with a series of fitness problems.All told, Tierney managed starts in just two thirds of Arsenal’s league outings.In turn, wit...
Tags: UK, London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur, Southampton, Arsenal, Emirates, Brighton, Emirates Stadium, Ryan Bertrand, Mikel Arteta, Granit Xhaka, Sead Kolasinac


Roaring success at Euros for ‘psychic’ Thai lion

Bangkok (AFP) – Move over Paul the Octopus, Thailand has a new claimant to the football forecasting crown: Boy the “psychic” lion, who has so far correctly called four Euro 2020 matches. Boy, a five-year-old white lion who lives at a zoo in northeast Thailand, makes his predictions by grabbing meat marked with national flags from a wire above his pen. His oracular exploits recall cephalopod Paul, the salty seer who achieved global fame by correctly predicting eight 2010 World Cup matches from h...
Tags: Japan, England, Sweden, Wales, Australia, France, Scotland, Germany, US, Spain, Sport, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Rome, Thailand, Beijing


El Camino Real baseball rallies second time to top Cleveland in drama-filled City semifinal

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. RESEDA – Drama is impossible to avoid on the road to the City Section’s Open Division baseball final. El Camino Real and Cleveland both experienced it Wednesday afternoon. El Camino Real need to rally a second time in the eighth inning to put Cleveland away for good in an 11-9, drama-filled semifinal victory that punched a ticket to the championship game on Saturday against San Pedro, a 7-0 winner over Bir...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Birmingham, Cleveland, High School Sports, San Pedro, Cavs, Schneider, Howe, Montag, Lopez, San Fernando Valley, El Camino Real, Nick Romero, Bonita


Denmark vs Belgium: Context, H2H, key battles, subplots & predicted line-ups

Denmark vs Belgium – Context In Denmark’s previous fixture, context went out the window. Football was secondary to the well-being of Christian Eriksen after the Dane collapsed, requiring CPR from teammates and medics before a defibrillator was able to stabilise him.Denmark went on to lose the game 1-0 to Finland in what was easily described as an impossible situation to be put in by the match organisers.It was revealed by Kasper Schmeichel’s father, Peter, that the Danish side had been given 3 c...
Tags: Dane, England, Russia, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Southampton, Spurs, Belgium, Finland, Croatia, Denmark, Uefa, Jan Vertonghen, Leicester City


U.S. Olympic swim trials: Katie Ledecky wins her shortest, longest races

Zach Harting reacts after winning the men’s 200 butterfly during wave 2 of the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) Hali Flickinger after winning her heat in the women’s 200 butterfly during wave 2 of the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) Matt Fallon reacts after winning his heat in the men’s 200 breaststroke during wave 2 of the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials on Wednesda...
Tags: London, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Olympics, Tokyo, Omaha, Michael Phelps, Swimming, Rio, Adrian, Katie Ledecky, Walsh, Cox, Katie, Omaha Neb


Jillian Kelly’s championship focus threaded with laughter as El Camino Real plays for Open Division title

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. They call her Giggles. At least once a game, El Camino Real senior left-hander Jillian Kelly will call out her catcher Abigail Miller for a quick meeting. Then the laughter begins. Unbridled. Unrestrained. Uproarious. “I will call time out and try to refocus. Sometimes it takes me a few minutes to calm down,” Kelly said. “I’m always having a good time. I never want to make it a stressful situation. I’ve al...
Tags: Google, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Birmingham, Cleveland, High School Sports, Louisville, San Pedro, Kelly, Crescenta Valley, San Fernando Valley, El Camino Real, Yapa, Chapman University, Camarillo


Chinese crew enters new space station on 3-month mission

By SAM McNEIL | Associated Press JIUQUAN, China — Three Chinese astronauts arrived Thursday at China’s new space station at the start of a three-month mission, marking another milestone in the country’s ambitious space program. Their Shenzhou-12 craft connected with the space station module about six hours after taking off from the Jiuquan launch center on the edge of the Gobi Desert. About three hours later, commander Nie Haisheng, 56, followed by Liu Boming, 54, and space rookie Tang Hongbo, 4...
Tags: News, China, Russia, Sport, World news, Nasa, Earth, Beijing, Soccer, United States, International Space Station, Cctv, Mars, Communist Party, Soviet Union, GAO


How could Gattuso’s appointment affect Tottenham’s summer transfers?

Why did Gattuso leave Fiorentina? Gennaro Gattuso is the latest manager to be “close” to becoming the new Tottenham Hotspur manager. EXCLUSIVE | Gennaro Gattuso closing in on Tottenham Hotspur manager’s job in latest surprise twist… #THFC More from @JackPittBrooke. — The Athletic UK (@TheAthleticUK) June 17, 2021 The Italian resigned from his position at Fiorentina after just 23 days in the role, with journalist Fabrizio Romano citing “problems on transfer strategy” as the reason for the divorc...
Tags: UK, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Spurs, Tottenham, Portugal, Angel Di Maria, Juventus, Gareth Bale, Jose Mourinho, Harry Kane, Paul Lambert, Man City


Good news: ODOT will stripe bike lane at dangerous Lombard/42nd Avenue gap

View westbound on Lombard under 42nd Avenue overpass. The white line in the foreground is end of bike lane. On December 12th, 2015, new Portland resident Martin Greenough was riding home from work on Northeast Lombard. As he pedaled eastbound at the 42nd Avenue overpass he was hit from behind and killed by a drunk driver. Greenough was struck in a section of Lombard where there was a gap in the bike lane and the shoulder narrowed significantly. The City of Portland (who owns 42nd Avenue) an...
Tags: Oregon, Sport, Front Page, Infrastructure, Cycling, Portland, Lombard, Portland Bureau of Transportation, ODOT, Oregon Department of Transportation, Jonathan Maus, Martin Greenough, 42nd Avenue, Scott Kocher, Greenough, Jessica Horning


Dodgers’ patient approach with Steven Souza Jr. pays off

LOS ANGELES — When the Houston Astros released Steven Souza Jr. from his minor-league contract in March, the 32-year-old outfielder thought his baseball playing days might be over. He had batted .095 in spring training. He started to wonder what might be next. The Dodgers didn’t give Souza enough time to switch careers. They reached out the next day, scheduled a conference call with Souza, and before long came to agreement on a minor league contract. After getting back to basics in the batter’s ...
Tags: Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Arizona, San Diego, Mlb, Espn, Los Angeles Dodgers, Houston Astros, Philadelphia Phillies, Arizona Diamondbacks, Tampa Bay Rays, Oklahoma City, Alexander, DAVE ROBERTS


Heather Knight hits 95 but late wickets for India wrest control back from England

England lost four middle-order wickets for 21 runs as their grip loosened
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It’s A Series Now Between Montreal And Vegas

from Mark Spector of Sportsnet, Well… What do we have here? That fourth-place team from the ultra-weak Canadian Division that was going to get swept by the Vegas Golden Knights? Ya, they’re heading home with home-ice advantage after winning Game 2 by a 3-2 score, proving to the hockey world that, yes, the Montreal Canadiens can play with the Golden Knights. “Those people who said we were going to sweep,” dismissed Vegas head coach Peter DeBoer, “are the same people who said th...
Tags: Colorado, Sport, Las Vegas, Montreal, Vegas, Montreal Canadiens, Canadiens, DeBoer, Peter DeBoer, Mark Spector, Golden Knights


Ashley Young returns to Aston Villa after a decade away

Young’s long career Ashley Young has returned to the Premier League and Aston Villa following a decade spent away from the club. I’M BACK 💙💜 pic.twitter.com/hBJJUnFXGp — Ashley Young (@youngy18) June 17, 2021 Young joined Villa from Watford in 2007 following an impressive spell with the Hornets, becoming their record signing at the time.He demonstrated his value early in his villa career however, providing 17 assists in his first season at Villa park.Four years later, he joined Manchester Unite...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Italy, Arsenal, Watford, Inter Milan, Europa League, Young, Norwich City, Ashley Young, Villa, Jack Grealish, Avfc


Islanders Struggle With Defense, Discipline, & Officiating in Game 2 Loss

The New York Islanders fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 2 of their semi-final rematch last night 4-1. In comparison to Game 1, tempers were high in last…
Tags: Sport, Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning, New York Islanders, Ilya Sorokin, 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs


How to watch Crankworx Innsbruck on your TV

Ten hours of live mountain biking is coming to RedBull TV as the Crankworx World Tour kicks off in Innsbruck, Austria, this weekend. Five events will be broadcast live including the Whip-Off Champs (today), the Specialized Dual Slalom, the RockShox Pump Track Challenge, Slopestyle, the CLIF Speed & Style and the Deuter Downhill. How to […] The post How to watch Crankworx Innsbruck on your TV appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Innsbruck Austria, RockShox, Event Coverage, RedBull TV, Crankworx Innsbruck


Smithson Goes Wire To Wire To Win 2021 Michigan Open

The post Smithson Goes Wire To Wire To Win 2021 Michigan Open appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog. Bradley Smithson Goes Wire To Wire To Win 2021 Michigan Open; Wins In Dramatic Playoff To Become 5th Am To Win The 104 Year Old Championship The post Smithson Goes Wire To Wire To Win 2021 Michigan Open appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog - A daily golf blog featuring golf news, golf course, equipment and book reviews, essays, golf lifestyle and musings. Proudly Made In Michigan, America...
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Taxes by a different name are strangling California’s middle class

I want to address a recent conversation that took place between Fox 11’s Elex Michelson on his political affairs program, “The Issue Is,” and candidate for governor Caitlyn Jenner, over taxes in California. Here’s the exchange… Elex Michelson: “Let’s talk about taxes because there was a report in Bloomberg that showed that middle class people in Texas actually pay more taxes than here in California, and rich people in California pay way more taxes. Do you think that taxes on the rich should be l...
Tags: Texas, California, Opinion, Bloomberg, Sport, Fox, Soccer, Caitlyn Jenner, Southern California, John Phillips, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, Legislature, Lone Star State, KABC, Alamo, Jim Brulte


Gennaro Gattuso leaves Fiorentina 23 days after his appointment as coach

Ex-Italy midfielder Gennaro Gattuso leaves Fiorentina just over three weeks after he was appointed as coach.
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Denmark v Belgium: Euro 2020 – live!

Group B updates from the 5pm BST kick-off in CopenhagenEuro 2020 overview: group tables, results, fixturesEmail Barry or tweet him your thoughts on the game 5.24pm BST 22 min: Belgium get forward but a Thomas Meunier cross from the right flies straight into the arms of Kasper Schmeichel. Romelu Lukaku hasn’t had a meaningful touch of the ball yet. He may not have had a touch at all. 5.21pm BST 20 min: Almost three minutes pass without Denmark threatening to increase their lead. Belgium ...
Tags: Football, Sport, Belgium, Denmark, European Championship, Fifa Continue, Thomas Meunier, Euro 2020, Kasper Schmeichel Romelu Lukaku


Tearful Ramos says he wanted to stay at Real Madrid

Madrid (AFP) – Sergio Ramos has claimed he is only leaving Real Madrid because the club withdrew their offer of a new contract, as the defender bid an emotional farewell on Thursday after 16 years. ... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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Bale, Ramsey re-kindle spirit of 2016

Baku (AFP) – Five years after starring as Wales reached the semi-finals of Euro 2016 Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey re-discovered their best form in Wednesday’s mature 2-0 win over Turkey. Juventus midfielder Ramsey, 30,... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Wales, Sport, Soccer, Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey, Afp, Ramsey, Baku, Bale Ramsey, Turkey Juventus


Fikayo Tomori joins AC Milan from Chelsea in £24m move

Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori joins AC Milan in a £24m move after a successful loan spell at the San Siro last season.
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If you can’t beat them, bully them into joining you

For several decades now, politicians around the world have tried to curtail tax competition to make it easier for them to increase the tax burdens on their citizens without them fleeing to other lower-tax jurisdictions. The best way to achieve their goal is to create a global high-tax cartel. If implemented, the recent G7 countries’ agreement to impose minimum taxes on multinational companies would get them much closer to this shady objective. It’s no mystery why politicians don’t like tax compe...
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Tory Carlon, killed by colleague, remembered as topflight L.A. County firefighter

A Los Angeles County Fire Department engineer, slain earlier this month by another firefighter at the stationhouse where they worked, was remembered during a memorial service at the Forum in Inglewood on Thursday, June 17, as a family man and dedicated engineer who mentored others longing to join the ranks. Tory Carlon, 44, was passionate about his job as a firefighter but lived for his wife and his three girls, his family, close friends and colleagues said in front of about 500 mourners. He lov...
Tags: Crime, News, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Brent, Inglewood, Acton, LA County, Weinstein, Brie, Hacienda Heights, Joslyn, Lake Buena Vista, Los Angeles County Fire Department, Reichman


Euro 2020 analysis: 'Belgium were down and out - Kevin de Bruyne changed the game'

Match of the Day pundit Alan Shearer praises Kevin de Bruyne's "classy" match-winning contribution against Denmark and the Belgium playmaker's refusal to celebrate his goal in tribute to Christian Eriksen.
Tags: Football, Belgium, Denmark, Kevin De Bruyne, Alan Shearer


Mancini Believes Italy Can Win Euro 2020

Roberto Mancini insists Italy can win Euro 2020 after they became the first side to reach the knockout stage after Manuel Locatelli’s double and Ciro Immobile’s late strike sealed a dominant 3-0 win over Switzerland in Rome. They returned to the top of Group A, after Wales’ 2-0 win over Turkey, following a 10th straight win without conceding. Mancini said: “In the European Championship there’s France, Portugal and Belgium – one of those are world champions, another are European champions and th...
Tags: Europe, Wales, Sport, Turkey, Rome, Soccer, Italy, Serie A, World Cup, Switzerland, Belgium, Tickets, Roberto Mancini, Sassuolo, Ciro Immobile, Mancini


Austria’s Arnautovic given one-game Euro 2020 ban

Lausanne (AFP) – Austria forward Marko Arnautovic has been given a one-game Euro 2020 ban for insulting a North Macedonia player in his side’s opening match at the tournament, UEFA said on Wednesday. UEFA said... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Austria, Soccer, Macedonia, Uefa, Marko Arnautovic, Lausanne, Afp, Arnautovic



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