2018 Russia World Cup Fans’ Map (Infographic)

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By Jason Verduzco

The 2018 World Cup is now just a few weeks away so anticipation is certainly continuing to build for fans around the World. Are you heading over to Russia? Well if you are then this map will certainly be of help. It covers vital locations that may be required such as hospitals and key travel networks.

You can find this below! Could this finally be the year that England follows up on their one and only title from way back in 1966?

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Liverpool Injury Report vs Real Madrid (UCL Final): Oxlade-Chamberlain, Gomez

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Here we go! This is it, one of the most anticipated UEFA Champions League Final matches in recent memory, as both sides are coming off of very memorable semi-final triumphs. Liverpool, in vanquishing AS Roma, gave us the highest scoring, and “the most Liverpool” UCL tie of all time.

Real Madrid got by Bayern Munich in a clash that was certainly worthy of being a final in just about any tournament. If the Reds win, it’ll be their sixth Champions League title. If Real Madrid take home the prize, it’ll be their 13th, most of any side by a healthy margin. Let’s take a look at the fitness situation for both teams.

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Liverpool FC Starting XI Prediction vs Real Madrid (Champions League Final)

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Liverpool right back Trent Alexander-Arnold says he won’t be intimated by Cristiano Ronaldo during the UEFA Champions League Final on Saturday. TAA says that he has a healthy respect for CR7 and the rest of his Real Madrid teammates, their opposition this weekend, but it’s not too much respect. He’s got the right attitude, and that’s clearly a product of stellar leadership by third year manager Jurgen Klopp.

The Reds have defied the odds all season long in order to get to this point, with the opportunity to grasp their sixth European Cup title imminent this weekend. It’s easy to understand why some might find Madrid intimidating, as they have won three of the last four Champions League titles. However, Liverpool are a side that just seems built for competitions like this.

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Real Madrid Starting XI Prediction vs Liverpool (Champions League Final)

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Real Madrid are the Reyes Del Europa, the Kings of Europe, as they’ve claimed 12 UEFA Champions League titles, and 21 UEFA club competition trophies in total. Both are the most by a very handsome margin, and Los Blancos are favored to claim another piece of Euro silverware Saturday, when they take on Liverpool in the Champions League final in Kiev.

Vincente Del Bosque, former Madrid player and coach, has made a few exceedingly bold claims about his former club, saying great white will win 4-1, and that no one player on Liverpool, even the transcendent Mohamed Salah, would be able to get into the Real Madrid starting XI.

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Helio Castroneves the Premier Indy 500 Story Line this Year

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The 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 faces a multitude of challenges. Ticket prices have gotten so ridiculously high that they have now priced out their core fan base, and the tourists. Television ratings have sagged so badly that the race will now have to make a change in broadcast rights holders.

In 2017, the Indy 500 saw a 13% drop in ratings, and that made for the worst number in 31 years. America is quickly losing interest in the IndyCar series race which traditionally provides the unofficial opening of summer, and with it, typically some nice wholesome thoughts. A truly compelling storyline is needed now more than ever- enter Helio Castrovenes

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Indy 500, Little 500, Broadripple: Bawdy Tales of Indianapolis Racing Weekend Hijinks

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A decade ago, I attended my first Indy 500, and it was in the infield.

My people watching that day became an essay which is among the site’s most popular posts of all time. A decade later, I returned to the Greatest Spectacle in Racing, ready once again to regale you with tales of auto racing’s zaniest fans, on racing’s biggest weekend.

This time we added two more settings- the Little 500 in Anderson (about an hour from the speedway) and Broadripple, the neighborhood boasting the hippest nightlife in all of nap town.

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Guide to Indy 500 Museum; Photo of 1st ever Indy 500 car

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I visited the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum in mid-March 2014, just hours before Michigan State thrashed Michigan in the Big Ten Tournament Final. I used what scarce vacation time I had to take in Indy 500 history and Indy 500 culture. It was literally 26 degrees outside, with a wind chill of 10 that afternoon, in Mid March (just in case you needed yet another reminder of what a BRUTAL WINTER we had in the Midwest during 2013-14).

Still I fought the elements to bring you this Indy 500 photo essay- enjoy!

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Manchester United Transfer Talk: Yaya Toure, Fred, Talisca

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It promises to be a very exciting summer transfer window at Manchester United, with plenty of potential comings and goings. So, let’s take a spin through the latest transfer rumors and gossip making the rounds on the internet today.

Welcome to volume two of today’s Man United transfer talk. For volume one, go to this link.

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New Manager Unai Emery Unveils His Vision for Arsenal FC

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Arsenal Football Club unveiled their new manager, Unai Emery, at a press conference today which saw the Basque Country native outline his vision for the north London club.

Emery, who just led Paris Saint-Germain to a domestic treble, faces a major rebuilding project at the Emirates this summer. The Gunners, traditionally among the Premier League title contenders, failed to even finish in the top four during the past two seasons. The club went into a sharp decline during the final years of the Arsene Wenger era, and now Emery will be tasked in restoring former glory.

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Former Real Madrid Man Makes Very Bold Mo Salah Claims

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Former Real Madrid player and manager Vincente Del Bosque has made some very bold claims about the UEFA Champions League Final, and the two teams playing in it on Saturday.

Del Bosque claims that not one single Liverpool player would get in the Los Blancos starting XI, not even Mohamed Salah, who broke the Premier League record for single season goals scored in 2017-18. Yes, not even the PFA and Premier League Player of the Year would provide an upgrade over his Madrid counterpart, Del Bosque believes.

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Danica Patrick, Anna Kournikova of Racing, to Host the ESPYs

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Danica Patrick has accomplished a lot of “firsts,” among women, in the history of auto racing. She’s the first woman to: lead laps at the Indianapolis 500, finish in the top five at the Indy 500, secure pole position in a NASCAR Cup Series race, gain the pole in the Daytona 500 and win a race in a North American open wheel series. However, her actual accomplishments are still nowhere close to the level with which she’s been marketed, promoted or covered by the media.

It’s not really her fault, but what she’s done on the track, throughout her whole career, hasn’t lived up to her hype. Of course, who among us wouldn’t turn down all the endorsements, publicity and money that has come her way? There’s nothing wrong with taking all the opportunities that she’s been offered, but at the end of the day, it is what it is.

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Man United Transfer Talk: Martial, Alderweireld, Fellaini, Sandro

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It promises to be a very exciting summer transfer window at Manchester United, with plenty of potential comings and goings. Here’s a link to our list of eight players could be exiting Old Trafford at the end of the season.

So, let’s take a spin through the latest transfer rumors and gossip making the rounds on the internet today.

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