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Wayne Rooney set for England return with Gareth Southgate to name DC United forward in next squad

Wayne Rooney set for England return with Gareth Southgate to name DC United forward in next squad

Sports
Roo-turn England's all-time record goalscorer will take to the field once again for a charity fund-raising friendly against the United States Wayne Rooney will return to the England fold and win his 120th cap later this month. Rooney, the forward, decided to retire from international football at the start of last season, ending his career as the Three Lions’ record goalscorer. Rooney scored 53 goals for England, more than any other player in history However, the 33-year-old is set for a stunning comeback after enjoying a period of superb form since joining DC United in June. Rooney has netted 12 goals for the MLS outfit, helping them qualify for this season’s play-offs; the club’s campaign ended earlier this week with a defe...
Arizona Cardinals name Josh Rosen as starting quarterback

Arizona Cardinals name Josh Rosen as starting quarterback

Sports
Rookie Josh Rosen has been named the Arizona Cardinals' starting quarterback for Sunday's game against the Seahawks in Seattle, Cardinals head coach Steve Wilks announced on Monday. "Josh is our starter and it's his job to lose," Wilks said. Rosen will replace veteran Sam Bradford as the Cardinals' starter. Rosen had his first action in a regular-season game on Sunday when he entered the contest after the Chicago Bears took a 16-14 lead with 4:31 left in the game. Wilks said Rosen would have entered the game earlier if the Bears had not held the ball for nearly seven minutes before Cody Parkey's field goal put Chicago ahead. Wilks said Rosen handled the situation well and did a good job moving the ball. The coach said Rosen's mobility was also a factor in the decision. Rosen, the 10...
Macedonia agrees to name change deal with Greece

Macedonia agrees to name change deal with Greece

World
June 12 (UPI) -- Macedonia reached an agreement with Greece to change its name on Tuesday, ending a 27-year dispute between the two countries. Prime Minister Zoran Zaev reached an agreement with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to change the country's name to the Republic of Northern Macedonia in acknowledgement of the Greek region of Macedonia across the border. Both countries' parliaments must ratify the deal and Macedonia is expected to hold a referendum on the change. "There is no way back," said Zaev. The name will be used both internally by the government and externally when conducting foreign affairs. Macedonia was previously only recognized by organizations such as the United Nations by the name Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. A spokesman for United Nations Secretary...
Khloe Kardashian divides opinion with 'stupid' baby name

Khloe Kardashian divides opinion with 'stupid' baby name

Entertainment
Khloe Kardashian's first baby arrived into the world last week, following a string of reports about her partner Tristan Thompson's alleged cheating.Now, the couple have finally revealed the name of their newborn on the official Khloe Kardashian Instagram account.Posting a picture of a room filled with pink balloons and streamers, the 33-year-old wrote: "Our little girl, True Thompson, has completely stolen our hearts and we are overwhelmed with LOVE."Such a blessing to welcome this angel into the family! Mommy and Daddy loooooove you True! [sic]."It's safe to say Khloe's daughter's name has left fans divided, with many rushing to leave their opinion in the comments section.INSTAGRAM/ KHLOE KARDASHIANREVEALING THE NAME: Khloe Kardashian revealed her baby's name is True ThompsonKhloe Kardash...
Arizona Cardinals expected to name Kirby Wilson running backs coach

Arizona Cardinals expected to name Kirby Wilson running backs coach

Sports
Kirby Wilson is expected to be named the Arizona Cardinals' running backs coach, according to a published report Tuesday. It will mark a return to the desert for Wilson, radio station 98.7 FM in Arizona reported. Wilson served as the running backs coach with the Cardinals for three seasons from 2004-06. Wilson spent the past two seasons as the running backs coach of the Cleveland Browns. His replacement in Cleveland is Freddie Kitchens, who was the Cardinals' running backs coach this past season. The 56-year-old Wilson has ample NFL experience as a running backs coach. He served in that capacity with the New England Patriots (1997-99), Washington Redskins (2000), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2003-04), Pittsburgh Steelers (2007-13) and Minnesota Vikings (2014-15) before landing with Cleveland. Ari...