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Three reasons why Portugal will win the Confederations Cup

Petersburg . Russian Federation has introduced a new scheme that will allow football fans to enter the country for the 2018 World Cup without a visa. Russia's win certainly eased the pressure on winning its second game, against Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal in Moscow on Wednesday. "The chances of losing the right to attend Confederations Cup and World Cup matches are significantly increased for people who are known to have committed serious violations", the organising committee said in ...



IU's Bryant a 2nd-round NBA pick

Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball of the National Basketball Association is now drawing comparisons to NFL quarterbacks Tom Brady from the New England Patriots and Aaron Rodgers from the Green Bay Packers, according to ESPN's Baxter Holmes .



Suspected attacker drives into police vehicle on Champs-Elysees in Paris

A judicial source said investigators were compiling an inventory of the arms and equipment found in the 31-year-old's home. Dzaziri was carrying in his vehicle an assault rifle, two handguns, ammo and two large gas canisters, two police sources and the judicial official told the paper.



Boston Red Sox Set to Retire David Ortiz's Number

David Ortiz's No. 34 will join the others Friday night - 265 days after he walked off the Fenway field for the last time as a player. Yawkee Way Extension was an off-shoot of Yawkee Way, the street where Fenway Park is located. It was Porcello's first win in his last six starts dating to May 23. On Thursday, the Boston mayor's office declared that a street near Fenway Park will be renamed David Ortiz Drive .


Things You Don't Know About Brooks Koepka

Things You Don't Know About Brooks Koepka

In January, he joined an elite group of only eight other golfers to record a sub-60 round - he shot a 13-under 59 at the CareerBuilder Challenge in La Quinta, Calif. He made a great Putt to Par the Hole and that was a real turning point for him. This put him in second behind Brian Harman. But he unluckily Bogeyed the 12th and 13th.


All Blacks 'expect to win', says confident Read

All Blacks 'expect to win', says confident Read

Kieran Read had 17 gain line busting runs, Jerome Kaino looked similarly risky and Sam Cane did his best Richie McCaw impersonation in a stellar performance.Whereas the Lions relied on the counterattack as their only way to the tryline, the All Blacks produced offload after to offload to ensure a lightning quick pace and it was those offloads which won them the game.