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Richard Barrett is a Co-Founder and Head of Content at Pundit Arena. You can follow him on Twitter via @TheBoyBarrett .

Southgate: “Pointless Thinking Past Colombia Game”

England chase their first win in a tournament knockout match for 12 years on Tuesday as they face Colombia after the World Cup draw opened up invitingly for Harry Kane’s team. In a tournament full of surprises, Gareth Southgate’s young England team are the only former champions left in the lower half of the draw following the shock exit of …

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Rajon Rondo To Pair Up With LeBron James In LA

Rajon Rondo, who helped the Boston Celtics win an NBA title in 2008, has reportedly joined LeBron James on the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday as a revamped lineup begins to take shape. Four-time NBA Most Valuable Player James agreed to a four-year deal worth $154 million Sunday with the Lakers, just hours after the NBA free agency period began. …

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Boogie Cousins Joins Stacked Golden State Warriors

DeMarcus Cousins, who is recovering from a torn Achilles tendon, has reportedly agreed to a one-year contract with the defending champion Golden State Warriors, US media reported on Monday. Cousins is expected to sign a $5.3 million deal which will allow him to join a team that was already a heavy favourite to repeat as champions and now boasts a …

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England-Belgium: Rating The Performances Of The Fringe Players

England manager Gareth Southgate and Belgium’s Roberto Martinez rang the changes for their World Cup Group G decider in Kaliningrad on Thursday, giving squad players a chance to impress ahead of the knockout rounds.  With both sides already through to the last 16, the game, a 1-0 win for Belgium, was a largely stale affair, but some fringe players did …

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Tiger Woods Shoots Level-Par 70 In First Round With New Putter

Tiger Woods was pleased with a new mallet putter he used competitively for the first time Thursday despite only firing a level-par 70 in the opening round of the US PGA Quicken Loans National. The 14-time major champion, playing his 11th event in a comeback year after spinal fusion surgery, stood seven strokes behind co-leaders Andrew Landry and J.J. Spaun …

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Wayne Rooney In DC To Finalise MLS Move

Wayne Rooney will arrive in Washington on Thursday to finalise his long-awaited Major League Soccer move to D.C. United, a source with knowledge of the situation told AFP Wednesday. The former England captain and Manchester United star is expected in the US capital to tie up the details of a two-and-a-half-year contract which reports have said will be worth $13 …

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Magic Johnson: Lakers Not Getting LeBron Would Not Be Failure

Los Angeles Lakers president Magic Johnson warned on Tuesday that rebuilding the franchise would be a long-term project which could not be achieved in this year’s free agency window. The Lakers have been repeatedly linked to audacious moves for LeBron James and Paul George this year as they attempt to re-establish the team as contenders in the Western Conference. However …

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Samoa PM Says Team ‘Have No Guts’, Must Quit If They Lose

Samoa’s prime minister has fired stinging criticism at the national rugby union team, saying they “have no guts”, while also rubbishing Germany ahead of their crunch Rugby World Cup qualifier in Apia on Saturday.  After a disappointing run of defeats, Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi turned up at training and told the players if they should quit if they can’t …

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James Harden Crowned NBA’s Most Valuable Player

Houston star James Harden was crowned the NBA’s Most Valuable Player for 2018 on Monday, taking home the honour despite a disappointing end to the season with the Rockets. The 28-year-old Rockets guard beat out competition from Cleveland Cavaliers icon LeBron James and the New Orleans Pelicans’ Anthony Davis. James Harden’s award came after a season which saw him average more …

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