NBA Players Can’t Believe The Warriors Are Adding DeMarcus Cousins

03 Jul, 2018

As now constructed without Leonard, the Lakers are obviously not better than Golden State or Houston, but if they get into the playoffs as a 3rd, 4th, 5th or 6th seed, they could face off against several teams in the first round that today look to have a more impressive arsenal: Utah, New Orleans, Oklahoma City, and Minnesota.


Russian Federation shockingly eliminates Spain from World Cup in a shootout

02 Jul, 2018

Spain have joined the likes of Germany, Argentina and Portugal to have been knocked out of the 2018 World Cup after losing to Russian Federation on penalties this afternoon. With every little victory, whether achieved resoundingly or narrowly, there's a collective sigh of relief and gratitude of having made it so far, of having their loyalty and presence repaid.


LeBron James rumor roundup: The latest on his plans for free agency

02 Jul, 2018

Where LeBron James lands in free agency remains up in the air. Keep in mind, the Lakers will also be able to add some veterans willing to sign for the minimum if James end up in Los Angeles. Declining the US$5 million option - the second year of a two-year, US$10 million deal Nowitzki inked last summer - will give the Mavericks more financial flexibility in the free-agent negotiating period.


Spain join list of World Cup shock victims

02 Jul, 2018

Vladimir Putin called King Felipe VI of Spain after a FIFA World Cup Round of 16 match between the two national teams. But the way the draw has worked out, England have been presented with an fantastic chance to potentially reach their first World Cup final since 1966.


Croatia gut out last-16 tie with Denmark to reach quarters

02 Jul, 2018

Wow. Wow. Wow. The 2018 World Cup keeps delivering classics and we are in for another cracking one after the grueling Spain vs Russian Federation epic show which saw the 2010 World Cup winners dumped out by the host nation. It was harsh on a Danish side that had fought so superbly, though Croatia would have felt hard done by if they had gone out after what was going to be a clear goal only resulted in a penalty which they subsequently missed in extra time .


Japan slip through on fairplay rule, Latest Football News

01 Jul, 2018

The Japanese players slowed play down to nearly nothing, softly passing the ball back and forth in little triangles in their own end to waste time. "My players were very loyal in listening to me and following my decision". All four of Japan's scorers in the previous two games were left on the bench, but the Japanese still had more of the chances in the first half. Poland immediately countered and once again gave the Japanese cause for concern with Kamil Grosicki crossing from the ...


Why GOATS don't need to win the World Cup

01 Jul, 2018

It remains to be seen whether the 31-year-old will play at another World Cup following another dismal display by Argentina in Russian Federation. Today he showed why he is the fresh new face of French football, a second-half brace propelling his nation into the last eight as he became the first teenager since Pele in 1958 to score twice in a World Cup match.


Warriors Rumors: Golden State Plans to Explore DeAndre Jordan in Free Agency

30 Jun, 2018

Dallas also intends to decline the $5 million club option on Dirk Nowitzki's contract and re-sign him once its salary structure is more settled, the person told the AP on condition of anonymity because the sides are not publicly commenting on moves ahead of free agency opening Sunday.


Lionel Messi's New Hotel Is Opposite A Cristiano Ronaldo Mural

30 Jun, 2018

He also has to deal with the weight of a whole nation expecting him to win the World Cup in what is likely to be his last shot at the biggest trophy in football. The round of 16 fixtures are already scheduled, with the first games starting on Saturday, but before fans are treated to a spectacle in knockout rounds of the tournament, there were some standout players in the group stages who are worth noting.


Mexico and Sweden teams unchanged for Group F decider

30 Jun, 2018

Mexico players thought they had missed out on the knockout stages. Then in the 51st minute, the match Hector Moreno was adjudged to have brought down Berg in the box as the referee pointed to the spot. "This is the World Cup . Even when it was 0-1, I think we kept trying to turn it all around". "They were so disciplined, so loyal in everything they did", coach Janne Andersson said.


76ers weighing trade packages for Kawhi Leonard

29 Jun, 2018

The Spurs are seeking more in return, and it's hard to believe that one unproven player and a future draft pick that might be close to a second-rounder would be almost enough. Perhaps the Celtics are hoping to create a trade package that would revolve around future draft picks. The move to Boston would also get Leonard out of the Western Conference which the Spurs prefer, but Leonard's advisers have said he only intends to sign a long-term deal with a Los Angeles team.


Defeat to Belgium sets up England's 'biggest game for decade'

29 Jun, 2018

Though Pickford started the first two games, England also called up Jack Butland and Nick Pope, and the goalkeeper acknowledged that either of the other two players could step in should Southgate make wholesale changes. England now sits ahead of Belgium in the standings, but that could change even if the teams draw, as England is in first due to the "fair play" tiebreaker , which scores teams based on yellow and red cards when goal differential and goals scored aren't enough to ...


Historic Germany win leaves South Korea coach feeling 'empty'

29 Jun, 2018

Though the unexpected elimination of Germany has created quite a buzz on the Internet, it has also triggered a conversation connected to World War. Germany went into the game knowing that a win by two clear goals would have seen them into the last 16 .


Stephen A: LeBron texted Kevin Durant about playing in LA

29 Jun, 2018

Like James, Durant can opt-out of his contract. He walked out on stage in a suit and shorts, rocking the same outfit that King James wore during the NBA Finals. "Behind the scenes, Kevin Durant was like, 'Why would I do that?' " Smith went on. LeBron James and Draymond Green share a lot of things, such as the ability to protect the rim and shut down perimeter players, hosting their own UNINTERRUPTED shows and now, texting Kevin Durant after a Finals loss.


Watson overhauls faltering Casey to win Travelers title

28 Jun, 2018

He tied Casey at 16-under par by getting up and down from the bunker for a birdie on the course's signature 15th hole. Spieth finished the day with a 1-under-par 69 to reach 4-under for the tournament, well off the 12-under and subsequent playoff victory over Daniel Berger he enjoyed here a year ago.


Harry Kane message to Southgate REVEALED

28 Jun, 2018

Speaking to TalkSport , Southgate said: "As a manager you've got to think about the whole squad and then your second thought is always for individuals and their own situations - that's a really complex balance in any business when you're managing people, but I'm sure we will get that right".


Who needs what to qualify in the final round of group games?

28 Jun, 2018

Here's the thing, though: Although the Peruvians have been eliminated, they are more talented than Australia . At the World Cup , players have the opportunity to seal their legendary status by leading their countries to glory, while the billions watching football's greatest tournament can be the best opportunity for obscure players to launch their careers into stardom.


Perisic strike ends Iceland campaign as Croatia secure maximum points

27 Jun, 2018

Gylfi Sigurdsson levelled with a penalty but Ivan Perisic grabbed a last-gasp victor. A Nigeria draw or loss opens the door for Iceland , which must win and win any potential tiebreaker with Nigeria (in the event of a draw in the other Group D match) or Argentina (in the event of a win over Nigeria).


Cesc Fàbregas not convinced by Cristiano Ronaldo hype

27 Jun, 2018

Writing in a column for BBC Sport , Fabregas, who was left out of Spain's squad for this summer's tournament, said that Ronaldo's four goals in two games, including a hat trick against La Roja , "have come from set-pieces, penalties or mistakes".


Argentina's Last Gasp Win Told Through The Medium Of Diego Maradona

27 Jun, 2018

Our goal was to come here and to progress to last 16", Hareide said. "Now we have a second phase and we must climb to get to the next level". The jeers also did not trouble France coach Didier Deschamps , though he did say that if anyone was to blame for the lack of spectacle, it was Denmark.


Denmark advances at World Cup in drab scoreless draw with France

27 Jun, 2018

And he has taken that form in the World Cup with one goal and one assist in Denmark's first two games. With Yussuf Poulsen suspended and Pione Sisto having an indifferent World Cup so far, coach Age Hareide will be forced to reshuffle his attacking lineup as the Danes head into their last crucial Group C match against France .


Mexico's future in the World Cup? The possibilities are endless

26 Jun, 2018

Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz has denounced as "unacceptable" messages of racial hatred and even death threats after he gave away the foul that led to Toni Kroos's late victor for Germany at the World Cup . To be more precise - Germany's spirit. Rudy started against Sweden after getting the nod over out-of-form Sami Khedira . Reus got Germany back in the game early in the second half as the Germans launched a massive offensive and when Boateng was sent off for his second yellow ...


Federer fights off 2 match points, Paire

26 Jun, 2018

At the Queen's Club in London, top-seeded Marin Cilic eased into the semifinals when he beat 2010 champion Sam Querrey 7-6 (3), 6-2. The Swiss, who needs to win a 10th title at the German event to retain his world number one ranking, won 7-6 (7-1) 7-5 against the American qualifier.


Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri Granit Xhaka fined by FIFA for celebrations

26 Jun, 2018

Football's world governing body Fifa is investigating whether they broke rules on political and offensive messages. Despite being recognised by UEFA, Serbia does not acknowledge Kosovo as an independent state, with relations between the Balkan nations remaining tense.


Saudi Arabia beats Egypt with final kick of match

26 Jun, 2018

Colombia keeper Faryd Mondragon set the record for oldest player in 2014 in Brazil by playing at 43 years and three days, so El-Hadary beat the record by a significant amount. It was a fantastic save from El Hadary, who at the age of 45, makes his finals debut in Volgograd. Saudi Arabia fielded Yasser Al-Mosailem as the goalkeeper , meaning that the kingdom's three keepers will each have played one game in Russian Federation.



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