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Los Angeles Lakers under pressure to pull off Kawhi Leonard trade

Los Angeles Lakers under pressure to pull off Kawhi Leonard trade With LeBron James facing a Friday deadline on whether to opt out of his contract with the Cavaliers, the Lakers are under pressure to sweeten the landing spot for the superstar by trading for Spurs All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard before then , according to ESPN . [Full Article...]

Brazil outclass Serbia to qualify for last 16

Brazil outclass Serbia to qualify for last 16 Tite replaced Paulinho with Fernandinho as he sought greater stability, but it was Silva, capitalising on shoddy marking from Nemanja Matic, heading home at the near post from Neymar's left-wing corner two minutes later that truly gave him that. [Full Article...]

Germany celebrations 'scornful', says angry Sweden coach

Germany celebrations 'scornful', says angry Sweden coach He is also the third player to score at three different World Cups for Mexico. Germany's path to the second round is littered with obstacles. Media coordinator Uli Voigt and Georg Behlau, head of the backroom staff, will not attend Germany's crunch match against South Korea on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Mexico Proves It's No Fluke at World Cup

Mexico Proves It's No Fluke at World Cup A second victory on Saturday gives it six points and a chance to win Group F on Wednesday when the team faces Sweden . "I believe that we have played very well", he said at his press conference. Herrera kicked Ki from behind and made contact with his ankles, causing the South Korean to fall and allowing Mexico to break. "I think the most important thing for this group of players is to be c... [Full Article...]

Argentina players stage coup against Jorge Sampaoli before Nigeria clash

Argentina players stage coup against Jorge Sampaoli before Nigeria clash They make you feel like a criminal because you lost a game". "An elbow is a red card in the rules". Unfortunately for Argentina , it is none other than Lionel Messi . We predict one goal apiece, and bettors should take the under. The cat was presented with a choice of two bowls of food with Argentinian and Nigerian flags placed next to them, and Achilles preferred the latter one. [Full Article...]

Oklahoma State’s Jeffrey Carroll signs with Los Angeles Lakers

Oklahoma State’s Jeffrey Carroll signs with Los Angeles Lakers All-Star point guard Chris Paul says that LeBron James wants to head to Los Angeles instead of signing with the Houston Rockets. Fresh off a season that saw his Lakers shoot the league's second-worst 3-point percentage, the President of Basketball Operations set his focus on bolstering the team's perimeter attack. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia pip Egypt in final Group tie

Saudi Arabia pip Egypt in final Group tie It was Salah's second goal at the World Cup , and Egypt's first in open play at the World Cup since 1934. Yet, in what proved to be a true World Cup fairy tale, Egypt's 45-year-old reserve goalkeeper Essam El Hadary - making his tournament debut at long last - guessed correctly to push Fahad Al-Muwallad's penalty onto the bar and out. [Full Article...]

James Harden named 2018 NBA MVP

James Harden named 2018 NBA MVP Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons was named the NBA's Rookie of the Year after the former No. 1 overall pick helped the team break its five-year playoff drought. "Can't look in the rear view mirror", Casey said backstage. However, only the regular season is counted for these awards. He was hired as the new coach of the Detroit Pistons, replacing Stan Van Gundy. [Full Article...]

Nick Kyrgios forgot about camera, got wildly crude with water bottle

Nick Kyrgios forgot about camera, got wildly crude with water bottle Having saved six break points, Djokovic struck with the first chance of his own to clinch a draining 67-minute first set, before a reversal of fortunes in the second. While Kyrgios will be frustrated, his level during the week augurs well for his Wimbledon prospects. Cilic, who won the title in 2012 and was runner-up a year ago, was competing in his fourth Queen's final . [Full Article...]

Senegal, Japan: underdogs aiming for a round of 16 spot

Senegal, Japan: underdogs aiming for a round of 16 spot As did Lineker, who scored three against Poland at the 1986 tournament. But Honda, the former AC Milan midfielder who had only been on the pitch six minutes, hit the late equaliser to leave Group H up for grabs. A win for either would put them in the driving seat the for last 16 and you can see the game live on the Now TV World Cup channels . "My target was (to win) the World Cup when I... [Full Article...]

Uruguay coach defends Luis Suarez by saying superstars are not ‘robots’

Uruguay coach defends Luis Suarez by saying superstars are not ‘robots’ Suarez stopped the goal of Ghana in the last moments due to which the red card was shown by the refree to him. The Barcelona striker seems to have learnt his lesson hard after missing a slew of easy chances to score in their opening fixture, making a narrow escape against Egypt by a goal. [Full Article...]

England hat-trick hero Kane basks in World Cup rout

England hat-trick hero Kane basks in World Cup rout Kane didn't have to wait long to add to his tally, converting from the penalty spot in the 22nd after Lingard was brought down by Fidel Escobar. England face Belgium in Kaliningrad on Thursday where victory would see them top Group G, but though finishing second could provide a more favourable route through the knockout stage , Neville urged Southgate's players to dismiss talk of the permut... [Full Article...]

Manitoba town has Federation Internationale de Football Association fever as Iceland competes in the World Cup

Manitoba town has Federation Internationale de Football Association fever as Iceland competes in the World Cup Argentina opened play in Group D with a 1-1 draw with underdog Iceland , and now has just a single point with one game left to play. "It is unfortunate that we did not win, which would have served as a morale booster at the group stage, but we will not lose hope". [Full Article...]

After lineup photographed, England urges media to help team

After lineup photographed, England urges media to help team The news was confirmed by the FA with the manager arriving to his press conference in his sling and explaining, "I might not be celebrating any goals as athletically in future!" Southgate leapt from the bench in joy as Harry Kane scored an injury-time victor to get England's campaign off to a winning start against Tunisia on Monday. [Full Article...]

FPJ's dream XI predictions for Serbia and Switzerland; Live Blog

FPJ's dream XI predictions for Serbia and Switzerland; Live Blog Xhaka was born to Kosovan-Albanian parents and his father Ragip spent three-and-a-half years in prison for demonstrating against the Communist Yogoslavia rule in Kosovo. Serbia went in front in the fifth minute when Aleksandar Mitrovic, after missing a header moments earlier, rose above a Swiss defender and wonderfully guided a Dusan Tadic cross from the right past goalkeeper Yann Sommer and into... [Full Article...]

Maurizio Sarri Finalising Chelsea Backroom Staff Ahead of Expected Stamford Bridge Appointment

Maurizio Sarri Finalising Chelsea Backroom Staff Ahead of Expected Stamford Bridge Appointment However, Sarri has his own plans for Chelsea's strike force and it has been claimed that he is plotting to reunite with one of his former players in west London. The 22-year-old performed admirably but succumbed to errors in crunch games which proved to be Chelsea's weak link throughout the season. However, despite fresh interest from Chelsea this summer, Napoli president Aurelio De Laur... [Full Article...]

Mexico dreams big at World Cup after beating Germany

Mexico dreams big at World Cup after beating Germany Loew said while he was not planning to overhaul his plans for the remaining Group F matches against Sweden and South Korea , his team would bounce back. One area where Mexico needs to improve is scoring goals after netting just once in its last four friendlies - and that was against Scotland , which hasn't qualified for the World Cup in the last 20 years. [Full Article...]

Messi's Mom: My Son Has Cried A Lot For Argentina

Messi's Mom: My Son Has Cried A Lot For Argentina Messi has been on the receiving end of plenty of criticism since Argentina's 1-1 draw with Iceland in their opening game of the 2018 World Cup. "We are all with him, he knows that he can count on the support of all of us more than ever", said Argentina striker Paulo Dybala of Messi. [Full Article...]

Mbappe goal ensures France's progression, ends Peru's chances

Mbappe goal ensures France's progression, ends Peru's chances And within four minutes they were made to pay when France took the lead, Pogba combining with Giroud to set up the opening for Mbappe, who fired home from close range with the goalkeeper stranded. But it was midfielder Paul Pogba who opened things up for Mbappe's goal. Energised by the tens of thousands of Peruvian fans, the South Americans tried to match Les Bleus' intensity early but w... [Full Article...]

Polite Japan Fans Clean Stadium After World Cup Win

Polite Japan Fans Clean Stadium After World Cup Win In a chilling reminder of the murder of former Colombia defender Andres Escobar, who was gunned down just days after scoring an unfortunate own goal at the World Cup in 1994, several social media users have targeted the former Aston Villa player with vile messages threatening his life. [Full Article...]


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