• Former UCLA basketball player Billy Knight, 39, dead
Former UCLA basketball player Billy Knight, 39, dead

From 1997 to 2002, Knight played guard for the Bruins. Each season they advanced to the NCAA Tournament under Steve Lavin and reached the regional semifinals in his final three seasons. "I am lost in life and I feel like there is no hope". I hear voices in my head constantly. "I just ask God for forgiveness for all the wrong I've done".

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  • England scores just minutes into World Cup semifinal against Croatia
England scores just minutes into World Cup semifinal against Croatia

Kieran Trippier approached the ball, and fired it over the wall, into the top right corner for the early 1-0 lead. "This is fantastic. Two players played with half a leg, but it didn't show". "They are young and they will be even stronger in two and four years' time ". Julie Rimet just moved to Kansas City from England two days ago. "I told...

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  • Rafael Nadal, Kevin Anderson march into Wimbledon quarter-finals
Rafael Nadal, Kevin Anderson march into Wimbledon quarter-finals

The final set there were some unbelievable points. The bar was set absurdly high by the time Rafael Nadal walked onto Centre Court on Monday but the Spaniard responded with a sensational 6-3 6-3 6-4 defeat of Jiri Vesely to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals.

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  • Ken Giles sent down to Astros' Triple-A affiliate after 9th inning meltdown
Ken Giles sent down to Astros' Triple-A affiliate after 9th inning meltdown

Cleveland in the ninth inning before allowing three earned runs as part of an Indians rally. The Houston Astros won Tuesday's game against the A's in ridiculous fashion , but it wasn't all smiles for the AL West leaders. I don't know, man. He can let me know if it was directed at me. "It if turns out it was at me, we'll talk about it". Nearly ...

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  • Should the Colts Take Anyone in the Supplemental Draft?
Should the Colts Take Anyone in the Supplemental Draft?

Miller wrote Beal was "the best prospect to enter the league's supplemental draft in a long time". As a quick summary , know that the draft order is different from April's. Other CB needy teams like the Seahawks or a darkhorse like the Cowboys or Eagles could be a fit. The Chiefs could add a prized corner in Beal and still have a full draft c...

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  • Tour de France 2018: stage three
Tour de France 2018: stage three

The roadside spectators who booed Chris Froome at the Tour de France presentation and those who cheered at the stage 1 finish line when he fell will have the flawless opportunity to target the champion on Monday's team time-trial. "This is one stage where you have to push to the limit more than ever, but if you misgauge your effort you pay fo...

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  • Croatian fans unfurl banner saying ‘Thank you, Russia’ in downtown Moscow
Croatian fans unfurl banner saying ‘Thank you, Russia’ in downtown Moscow

And, specifically for the crowds back in England , it was a chance to fling all those pints of beer high overhead. Croatia fans celebrate at the end of the semifinal match between Croatia and England , in Zagreb. Now, finally, there is a team ready to join them in Croatian football's pantheon of heroes. Mia Šetula, a Croatian student at...

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  • Wimbledon 2018: Rafael Nadal Prefers Not To Face Roger Federer In Final
Wimbledon 2018: Rafael Nadal Prefers Not To Face Roger Federer In Final

Even if Federer had managed to get past Anderson, as he nearly did, having held match point in the third set, there was no guarantee he would have gone on to win the title, especially with a rejuvenated Novak Djokovic in the other half of the draw, not to mention Rafael Nadal and Juan Martín del Potro.

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  • Erik Jones earns a victory at Daytona Speedway
Erik Jones earns a victory at Daytona Speedway

Ty Dillon was sixth, followed by Matt DiBenedetto and Daytona 500 champion Austin Dillon. Jeffrey Earnhardt, Brendan Gaughan and D.J. Kennington were the final cars on the lead lap. Stenhouse was involved in five crashes and was the root cause of two of them. Busch's No. 18 Toyota slide right and took out William Byron. "I felt like when I was...

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  • Finally, England and Croatia have chance to banish semi blues
Finally, England and Croatia have chance to banish semi blues

England had got off to a flying start when Trippier curled a superb free kick into the top corner in the opening minutes. The Croatia forward latched onto Ivan Perisic's header and rifled the ball past England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford in the 109th minute.

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  • On this Day in 1998, Croatia Won World Cup Bronze
On this Day in 1998, Croatia Won World Cup Bronze

Modric will feature in a midfield that consists of the likes of Barcelona's Ivan Rakitic, while Mario Mandzukic, Ivan Perisic, Mateo Kovacic and Dejan Lovren are just some of the names in a Croatian team expected to be England's toughest test yet.

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  • Pogba dedicates France victory to Thai cave survivors
Pogba dedicates France victory to Thai cave survivors

I remember him not moving for probably 80 minutes of a game, but you knew that two touches, and he'd score two superb goals and we'd win the game. Southgate - whose stock has risen as England have impressed in Russian Federation - has been wearing a trademark waistcoat throughout the World Cup .

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  • Former UCLA basketball player Billy Knight dies at age 39
Former UCLA basketball player Billy Knight dies at age 39

Phoenix police say Knight's body was found on a roadway early Sunday near downtown and there was no evidence of foul play. Known the Knight family for 20+ years. Mental illness is a awful disease and should be treated very seriously. Life is not a game. UCLA Basketball tweeted a tribute to Knight on Tuesday.

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  • Jordan Henderson injury doubt for England with tight hamstring
Jordan Henderson injury doubt for England with tight hamstring

The clash at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium marks England's first appearance in the last four of football's showpiece tournament since 1990. Former England defender Stuart Pearce believes Jordan Henderson is proving himself to be England's most natural leader rather than the man now wearing the armband, Harry Kane .

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  • Former Illini star Kevin Anderson ousts Roger Federer at Wimbledon
Former Illini star Kevin Anderson ousts Roger Federer at Wimbledon

Anderson is getting used to breaking barriers. Back to deuce. From there, it all began to change. We thought he could lose to maybe somebody else, but not necessarily Anderson, who hasn't had huge success coming into this tournament. "It's a good vibe", Federer said. "You're never really safe". The decider went on serve deep into double figures...

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  • 'Croatia to counter, rely on Modric'
'Croatia to counter, rely on Modric'

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia had never managed to go past the group stage and their defeat to Uruguay that did expose some of the qualities they were missing, including in attack, mattered little at that point. In the text titled "The World Cup final will include one of these teams - England, Croatia , Sweden, Russia". "The...

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  • Croatia's president dances with team after victory against Russian Federation
Croatia's president dances with team after victory against Russian Federation

Team Russia coached by Stanislav Cherchesov lost to Croatia in the quarter-final match at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi on Saturday night. "It will stay this year, it will stay next year", said All England Club chief executive Richard Lewis.

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  • Federer out of Wimbledon
Federer out of Wimbledon

In the last eight he will face eighth seed Kevin Anderson , who he has beaten in straight sets in all four of their previous meetings, after the South African defeated Gael Monfils 7-6 (7/4) 7-6 (7/2) 5-7 7-6 (7/4). On Sunday, spectators were given a thrill when Nadal, Federer and Novak Djokovic all practiced side-by-side at the same time. T...

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  • Roger Federer knocked out of Wimbledon 2018 after quarter-final loss
Roger Federer knocked out of Wimbledon 2018 after quarter-final loss

Notably, the match was scheduled to be played at the center court but has been moved to Court 1. This is Djokovic's second consecutive Wimbledon quarterfinal. Djokovic will play Kei Nishikori in the next round. The setting was not the only thing alien to the defending champion. He was leading by two sets and 5-4 in the third when, with Ande...

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  • Croatia boss Dalic: 'England have no real weakness'
Croatia boss Dalic: 'England have no real weakness'

But he is already experimenting with different options. "It's going to be a hard task for all of us". " Russia played a very good game, particularly in the first half, they surprised us, they pressed us very high, we could not build up our play", Modric said.

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