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Costa Rica ties Switzerland 2-2, heads for World Cup exits

Costa Rica ties Switzerland 2-2, heads for World Cup exits And he was already a hero in Vancouver, as the only Whitecaps player to make a World Cup squad this year. And considering the country's status as defending World Cup champions, it represents a remarkable turn of fortune. [Full Article...]

No, after you: Why England and Belgium may want to be second

On paper, Japan seems to be the weakest of the three, but their victory over Colombia and their epic draw against Senegal will have put future opponents on notice. "I think it will be an interesting game, a 50-50 game, and both teams are qualified so it will be a unusual game", said Fellaini, who plays in England for Manchester United , having made his name for another Premier League club Evert... [Full Article...]

Dallas Mavericks actively trying to trade for DeAndre Jordan

Dallas Mavericks actively trying to trade for DeAndre Jordan Stein adds that the Dallas Mavericks would one of the teams interested in Jordan's services. In the second round, Dallas swept the reigning National Basketball Association champion Los Angeles Lakers, who had 2008 MVP Kobe Bryant on the roster, then faced the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference Finals, who had future MVP's Kevin Durant (2014), Russell Westbrook (2017) and James ... [Full Article...]

Windies vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Day 3, Barbados

Windies vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Day 3, Barbados Holder had figures of 4-21 when rain stopped play on Monday evening at Kensington Oval and the local talisman went a long way to rescuing the hosts after it had capitulated in its second innings to be all out for 93 in just 31.2 overs, setting the visitors a 144-run target for victory. [Full Article...]

NASCAR Cup drivers taking on road course in Sonoma

NASCAR Cup drivers taking on road course in Sonoma Truex and his crew chief, Cole Pearn, appeared to use a bit of trickery on the decision, bluffing an earlier move to the pits and enticing Harvick into pit lane instead. Last year, I felt like we had the best vehicle and we didn't win and then this year I wasn't sure we could beat the 4 (Harvick). The blow cut his forehead down to the skull - but he went home from the hospital and finished the tre... [Full Article...]

We're here to win, not plot final route, says England's Southgate

We're here to win, not plot final route, says England's Southgate England fan Will Tomlinson, 34, who has travelled to Russian Federation, said he hoped for an English influx as the team progressed through the tournament. Southgate said it was "dangerous territory" to try to plot a favourable path but let's delve into it here. "All players with a yellow card and with minor injuries, they will not play". [Full Article...]

Germany World Cup exit has no bearing on England, says Gareth Southgate

Mexico, having beaten Germany and South Korea, will take on the victor of Group E in the next round. "I feel great but at the same time I feel a little bit empty, I feel a little ambivalent", he said. In their first game of the tournament, Mexico upset the defending World Cup Champions 1-0...and knowing there were still two more games left to qualify to the knockout stages, Nowitzki was rather e... [Full Article...]

Former Cubs coach fired for 'insensitive comments'

Former Cubs coach fired for 'insensitive comments' Though there has been no clarity on what comments were made, MLB.com says general manager Al Avila has told reporters the comments were made by Bosio to a team employee. It'll be interesting to see how this affects the club, considering that manager Ron Gardenhire deferred to Bosio's judgment on many decisions regarding the pitching staff. [Full Article...]

What Players Might Los Angeles Offer San Antonio For Kawhi Leonard?

What Players Might Los Angeles Offer San Antonio For Kawhi Leonard? That would allow them room for only one maximum salary slot this summer, meaning they would be unable to sign both George and four-time MVP LeBron James , whose 2018 free agency has been tied to Los Angeles. The latest ESPN story suggested that former first-round pick Josh Hart could be involved in a trade with the Spurs. A sign-and-trade with Julius Randle is a possibility. [Full Article...]

Alonso hopes French GP result was a one-off for McLaren

Alonso hopes French GP result was a one-off for McLaren We stay on the circuit and we came last just doing that. "Hopefully we can reverse the form of today and have a better race tomorrow". We could not even see the chequered flag, so a not very competitive weekend for us. "We need to raise our level of Austria and Silverstone. It is 5 days' time only, so we need to find solutions". Just a week after winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans with Toyota Ga... [Full Article...]

AC Milan banned from European football in 2018-19

AC Milan banned from European football in 2018-19 Milan will have the right to appeal, but if that is unsuccessful they will be expelled from the 2018-19 Europa League , although they would be eligible to enter again in 2019-20 if they qualify for either the Champions or Europa League . [Full Article...]

Brazil see off Serbia to top group

Brazil see off Serbia to top group The world's most expensive player scored the second goal in the 2-0 victory over Costa Rica in Saint Petersburg that edged Tite's side closer to qualifying for the last 16. However, after 36 minutes a superb lofted pass from just inside his own half by the outstanding Philippe Coutinho sent Paulinho clear and he stretched high to toe the ball over goalkeeper Vladimir Stojkovic and ease the press... [Full Article...]

Eddie Hearn and Anthony Joshua frustrated by Deontay Wilder 'game'

WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder has branded Anthony Joshua and his promoter Eddie Hearn "cowards". But the WBA are exhausted of waiting and have now told Joshua he must fight Povetkin, their mandatory challenger. "You're not a true champion, you're just a weak minded coward that's holding hard metal", Wilder stated. He continued: "All they had to do is say they were scared to... [Full Article...]

The Simpsons has ‘predicted’ this year’s World Cup final match

Yes, after dozens of predictions by the superhit animation series, football buffs have come across a 1997 episode from the show featuring a "soccer" tournament "to determine which nation is the greatest on earth, Mexico or Portugal? ". Perhaps slightly reaching for proof that the final is supposed to 2018, the Portugese newspaper Eco wrote that in the episode, which is from over 10 years ago,... [Full Article...]

Spurs Promote Assistant Coach Becky Hammon to Front of Bench

Spurs Promote Assistant Coach Becky Hammon to Front of Bench Becky Hammon continues to climb the coaching ladder and break barriers in the process. After being named All-American three times in college at Colorado State, Hammon played a 16-year career in the WNBA. She is the first full-time, salaried female coach in National Basketball Association history. He added that Popovich could spend 2019-20 preparing for that, meaning next season could be his f... [Full Article...]

India to begin women’s World T20 campaign against NZ

India to begin women’s World T20 campaign against NZ All matches of the first standalone Women's World T20 , to be held in Guyana, St Lucia and Antigua, will be broadcast live, and the DRS will be used in an ICC World T20 for the first time , the International Cricket Council said in a press release on Monday (June 25). [Full Article...]

Switzerland march on despite late draw with Costa Rica

Switzerland march on despite late draw with Costa Rica Josip Drmic thought he'd scored the victor for Switzerland in the 88th minute, but the Central American side were able to earn a point after a penalty in stoppage time . Switzerland's Fabian Schar in action with Costa Rica's Daniel Colindres. They continually stretched the Swiss defence in the first half and looked the most likely to take all three points in the second. [Full Article...]

Brazil danced and dumped Serbia to book Mexico in last 16

It remains to be seen how long Marcelo will be out for, but if he is set to miss further games, Brazil have a top-quality replacement in Luis. Brazil started the game with a sense of urgency and looked a lot more enterprising than they did against Switzerland and Costa Rica. [Full Article...]

Body found in freezer at Atlanta Braves’ ballpark hours before game

Body found in freezer at Atlanta Braves’ ballpark hours before game Cobb County Police have identified the man who was found dead inside of a beer cooler at Atlanta Braves' SunTrust Park as 48-year-old Todd Keeling of Minnesota. "He was there just doing his job", Officer Sarah O'Hara of the Cobb County Police Department said. She said the Braves are assisting in the investigation. [Full Article...]

Egyptian commentator dies of heart attack after team's World Cup loss

Egyptian commentator dies of heart attack after team's World Cup loss Liverpool star Mohamed Salah injured his shoulder in the Champions League final last month in Kiev and faced a race against time to be fit for the tournament in Russian Federation. Cuper, 62, was appointed Egypt's coach in 2015 and took them to the final of the African Nations Cup in 2017, when they lost to Cameroon. He missed the opening defeat to Uruguay and was unable to inspire the nati... [Full Article...]


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