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6 talking points from Euro 2016

LISBON - After a night of rowdy celebrations, Portugal's European champions - led by Cristiano Ronaldo - returned home to a heroes' welcome and to a country overjoyed by their upset win over France. Under the most intense spotlight of his worldwide career, fans of irony would have enjoyed the fact a distracted moth threatened to gatecrash his moment.



Golfers skipping Rio not in line with WHO — IOC

The expression on his face said he knew the impact of what he was saying. You're on Rory McIlroy's turf now, folks. He had a trumpet to blow. There was more from McIlroy, though. If not golf, which events would he watch? 'I think they are just using it (Zika) as an excuse due to their crowded programme. Spieth spent most of his time in front of the media explaining why he made a last-minute call to withdraw yesterday, just ahead of the deadline.


Liverpool boss Klopp quick to tell Balotelli where his future lies

Liverpool boss Klopp quick to tell Balotelli where his future lies

Balotelli spent last season on loan at AC Milan after a disastrous first year at Anfield, yet he has been forced to return to Liverpool after failing to secure a move over the last few weeks. "I think he showed in many games that he can be a very important player for us and hopefully that will be the case this year". "So you've got to give him the time to give it a good go".


James Harden writes letter to fans, takes shot at Warriors

James Harden writes letter to fans, takes shot at Warriors

James Harden will be a member of the Rockets for years to come after agreeing to a four-year, $118 million contract extension over the weekend. Of course, now that they have Durant, the Golden State franchise has become an even bigger championship contender for next season.


Pokemon GO Projected to Beat Twitter in Daily Activity

Pokemon GO Projected to Beat Twitter in Daily Activity

The app launched in the US, Australia, and New Zealand last week, but its popularity took game-makers Niantic by surprise, and the company "paused" the title's rollout while its servers recovered. This move seems to be working out, as 3% of all Android users in the United States are regular users of this smartphone application. The game designated the business as one place where players can find a digital critter and access tools to use in the world of the game.



Bernie Sanders Embraces Hillary Clinton After Endorsing Her For President

Others said Sanders did the right thing and that they're ready to get on with the business at hand: defeating Donald Trump. Hillary Clinton's campaign is topping off her presidential nomination with an event on Independence Mall in Philadelphia the day after the Democratic National Convention ends.