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Hazard, Lukaku Goals Put Belgium in Control Against Tunisia Hazard, Lukaku Goals Put Belgium in Control Against Tunisia
- June 23, 2018

Cursed by the "Golden Generation" tag for their last two global tournaments, Belgium have been seen as underachievers given the wealth of talent at their disposal. Thomas Meunier played the ball through the defense for Lukaku to beat the offside trap and flick the ball over goalkeeper Farouk Ben Mustapha. A point from Belgium's last game against England on Thursday in Kaliningrad will ensure a place in the round of 16. (more...)
Messi can not be compared to Maradona, claims Argentina World Cup victor Kempes Messi can not be compared to Maradona, claims Argentina World Cup victor Kempes
- June 22, 2018

It was a hard night for Messi and Argentina . Argentina has underachieved for years during which the Albiceleste has become entirely too over-reliant on the mercurial playmaker. Argentina have a wealth of attacking talent but they are over reliant on Messi. Who is Lionel Messi's wife Antonella Roccuzzo? "The defeat is my responsibility because I am the coach ", he said. (more...)
Cavs want to keep Kevin Love even if LeBron James leaves Cavs want to keep Kevin Love even if LeBron James leaves
- June 22, 2018

The Cleveland Cavaliers aren't offering Kevin Love in any trade offers and intend to have him on the roster next season regardless of any decision LeBron James may make, ESPN reported Wednesday. Jordan Clarkson had his moments in the regular season. Will LeBron James remain with the Cavs? "I just think you have to trade for a point guard who can make things easier for everybody on the court, including LeBron", Begley said during an appearance on "The Bull and Fox Show" on 92.3 ... (more...)
England produced a batting masterclass in third ODI, says Ricky Ponting England produced a batting masterclass in third ODI, says Ricky Ponting
- June 21, 2018

Bairstow (139) and Jason Roy (82) were England's first two driving forces in an opening stand of 159 which was broken only when the latter was run out by an excellent throw from D'Arcy Short in the leg-side deep, trying to steal a tight second run in the 20th over. (more...)
Another record! Second World Cup's quickest red card Another record! Second World Cup's quickest red card
- June 20, 2018

Hiroki Sakai then had a shot blocked out for a corner which Osako rose above Santiago Arias to head in off the right post to settle things, silencing the overwhelming Colombian crowd. "To score a goal for me in World Cup has been a dream", Osako said. In an explosive start to the Group H clash, Colombia defender Carlos Sanchez earned the first red card of Russian Federation 2018 with a handball after just four minutes. (more...)
LeBron James: where will the Cleveland star play next season? LeBron James: where will the Cleveland star play next season?
- June 20, 2018

The first question is who should the third star be, and which teams are in a position to trade one? Looking ahead at the offseason, TMZ caught up with George and specifically asked him about playing with James. He has been connected to the Lakers, Cavaliers, Heat, San Antonio Spurs , Boston Celtics , and Philadelphia 76ers the most this offseason. But Lillard is too expensive on his current contract for the Lakersto afford him, George, and James in a practical way. (more...)
Ashleigh Barty beats Johanna Konta to win fiery Nottingham Open final Ashleigh Barty beats Johanna Konta to win fiery Nottingham Open final
- June 20, 2018

But Konta was not to be denied and overcame a couple of minor wobbles to win through. Barty got the first break in the fourth game of the third set as Konta's usually strong backhand cross-court proved to be detrimental for her in the first half in the deciding set, but she rallied away, remained resilient and tried to believe in her quest for the Nottingham title, hoping to do one better than past year. (more...)
Cleveland Cavs Made Calls To Spurs About Kawhi Leonard Cleveland Cavs Made Calls To Spurs About Kawhi Leonard
- June 19, 2018

If Leonard was perfectly healthy and had no concerns surrounding him, the asking price for him could be young talent plus several first-round picks. The news of Kawhi's unhappiness hurts his trade value and if he decides to tell possible trade partners that he will not be resigning with them, it will damage his trade value even more. (more...)
Phil Mickelson Hits Moving Ball Out of Frustration at U.S. Open
- June 17, 2018

Commentating on the incident for Fox, former Ryder Cup captain Paul Azinger said: "That's the most out of character I have ever seen Phil". Mickelson's shocking display in the third round earned him a two-stroke penalty and led to a 10 on the hole, an 81 overall. (more...)
Putin and Russia get their first win at the World Cup 2018 Putin and Russia get their first win at the World Cup 2018
- June 17, 2018

Saudi Arabia were left exposed at the back as defenders failed to deal with arial ball which led to the opening goal and then a quick counter attack by Russian Federation gave the Saudi defense no chance. Cherchesov abandoned his usual three-man backline with wing-backs in favor of a four-man defense against Austria last month, but Russian Federation lost 1-0 and failed to register a shot on target. (more...)
Taxi drives into crowd of people in central Moscow, eight injured Taxi drives into crowd of people in central Moscow, eight injured
- June 17, 2018

Other pedestrians chased after him and could be seen trying to tackle him to the ground. The taxi driver apparently tried to flee the scene, but was quickly apprehended by police. The authority cited the driver as saying he had not driven into the crowd on goal. All of the injured had been taken to hospital. Russian media has said one woman was in a "serious but not critical condition", but that nobody else was seriously injured following the incident. (more...)
Neymar has called himself the best player on the planet Neymar has called himself the best player on the planet
- June 17, 2018

In fact the effect seems to have been the opposite. Gyan has, in fact, scored at least once in nine consecutive tournaments - from FIFA World Cup 2006 to 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, meaning he stands ahead of Ronaldo. "More important than his physical form is his mental form, he has incredible mental endurance", Santos said. "He led the way for us". In all competitions the forward has played 439 matches and scored a record in the club's history with 450 goals. (more...)
Griezmann to decide future before World Cup
- June 13, 2018

He was just your typical football mad seven-year old in awe of his idols in the flesh at the time, but Griezmann was already in his full kit, wearing the No.7 shirt - a number which he has worn with distinction ever since becoming France's main man. (more...)
Draymond Green admits he threw massive shade at Tristan Thompson after sweep Draymond Green admits he threw massive shade at Tristan Thompson after sweep
- June 13, 2018

Writing for Action Network after Game 1 of the NBA Finals, NBA insider Matt Moore suggested the Warriors' trademark fluidity on offence had been compromised by Kevin Durant's isolation-style basketball. Trevor Ariza - There are already rumblings the 3-and-D wing wants out of Houston and would want to come to Golden State. "For sure this was the toughest of the four, mainly because of the cumulative effect of doing this four years in a row, getting to the Finals four years in a row, it's ... (more...)
Sebastian Vettel wins Canadian Grand Prix to retake F1 championship lead Sebastian Vettel wins Canadian Grand Prix to retake F1 championship lead
- June 11, 2018

Kimi Raikkonen in the other Ferrari and Monaco victor Daniel Ricciardo are in the third row. Hamilton is looking to equal Schumacher's record of seven career Canadian GP wins. "I was a lot happier with the auto and I think we can carry that into the race". His engine was six races old but Hamilton would have expected better. (more...)
Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero II is going ahead after all Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero II is going ahead after all
- June 10, 2018

The 27-year-old's lengthy 11-month absence from the octagon resulted from a knee injury that sidelined him for the second half of 2017, and a subsequent staph infection that proved serious enough to force him to withdraw from a scheduled title clash with former champion Luke Rockhold at UFC 221. (more...)
LeBron James broke his right hand after Game 1 LeBron James broke his right hand after Game 1
- June 09, 2018

Who will LeBron James be playing for next season? "We've never done that in our 4 years, sweep the finals". Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors celebrates with the Larry O'Brien Trophy after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game Four of the 2018 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 8, 2018 in Cleveland , Ohio. (more...)
Kevin Durant Is Golden State’s Terrifying Plan B Kevin Durant Is Golden State’s Terrifying Plan B
- June 08, 2018

Or they win at home and send it back to somebody else's floor and win in a Game 7. The Warriors star blew the Cleveland Cavaliers away in OH, scoring 43 points and recording 13 rebounds to secure a 110-102 victory and a 3-0 lead in the NBA Finals . (more...)
Ariya Jutanugarn wins US Women's Open on fourth playoff hole Ariya Jutanugarn wins US Women's Open on fourth playoff hole
- June 07, 2018

Women's Open for personal reasons and am headed home to be with my family", Henderson said on her Twitter account. Kim, world No. 67, was six strokes back of the fifth-ranked Jutanugarn, the overnight leader, to start the final round, and fell back by as many as seven strokes during the final day. (more...)
Argentina friendly called off after Palestinian 'threats, provocations' Argentina friendly called off after Palestinian 'threats, provocations'
- June 06, 2018

Rajoub, in a letter last week, accused Israel of using the friendly as a "political tool", and even threatened to campaign against Argentina's bid to host the World Cup in 2030 had the game taken place. "The Israeli government is trying to give it political significance by insisting it be held in Jerusalem". Israel lays claim to the whole Jerusalem al-Quds, but the global community views the city's eastern sector as an occupied territory and Palestinians consider it as the capital of ... (more...)
Alexander Zverev pulls through thrilling contest against Damir Dzumhur Alexander Zverev pulls through thrilling contest against Damir Dzumhur
- June 05, 2018

However, even with his struggles in slams, Zverev's experience served him well and made the difference in the turning point fourth set. Dzumhur held serve routinely, but was taken to deuce before taking the tenth game and set 6-4. Zverev had lost his last three matches that went the distance at Grand Slam level and was 4-5 in career five-set ties, though this was his first encounter that went the whole hog at Roland Garros. (more...)
Neuer in Germany World Cup squad, Sane left out Neuer in Germany World Cup squad, Sane left out
- June 05, 2018

Bernd Leno was the goalkeeper to miss out, while defender Jonathan Tah and forward Nils Petersen were also dropped from the squad. The full squad announcement is below. Kompany suffered a groin injury during Saturday's 0-0 draw with Portugal with manager Roberto Martinez admitting he would make a decision on the centre back's fitness closer to their opening match against Panama on June 18. (more...)
Belgium's Vincent Kompany injury doubt for World Cup after hurting groin Belgium's Vincent Kompany injury doubt for World Cup after hurting groin
- June 04, 2018

Dedryck Boyata has been included in Belgium's 23-man squad for this summer's World Cup finals in Russian Federation. "At that point it was the right time to come off", Martinez added. Jan Vertonghen , already Belgium's most-capped player, made his 100th appearance for the national team, the Tottenham centre-back lining up in Roberto Martinez's back line, but the coach will be concerned about Kompany after he was substituted early in the second half. (more...)
Why I’m not afraid of the Golden State Warriors Why I’m not afraid of the Golden State Warriors
- June 02, 2018

Coach Tyronn Lue said Wednesday that if Love were cleared to play against the Warriors, he would start. Nobody's giving the Cleveland Cavaliers a chance to beat the Golden State Warriors in the 2018 NBA Finals . Iguodala relishes the challenge of a 4th consecutive finals showdown with James and the Cavaliers , the first time in USA pro sports such a "four-peat" has happened. (more...)
Williams works for Pliskova win in Grand Slam comeback Williams works for Pliskova win in Grand Slam comeback
- May 31, 2018

Serena Williams plays a forehand during her first round match against Kristyna Pliskova of Czech Republic at the 2018 French Open on May 29, 2018 in Paris . "I have been putting a lot of work in on the court, off the court, on the court, on the court, off the court - that's kind of been my life". "What she's done to be able to get back.is a pretty fantastic thing". (more...)
LeBron James -- Faith in Cleveland Cavaliers shaken midseason LeBron James -- Faith in Cleveland Cavaliers shaken midseason
- May 31, 2018

ET, ABC). JAMES' SHOT: James isn't ready to make any bold predictions about how great he might be in his eighth straight Finals . The Golden State Warriors pose with the Western Conference trophy after defeating the Houston Rockets in Game 7 on May 28, 2018. (more...)
Red Sox To Cut Ties With Hanley Ramirez Red Sox To Cut Ties With Hanley Ramirez
- May 29, 2018

After activating Dustin Pedroia off the disabled list, Ramirez was designated for assignment by the Red Sox to make room on the 25-man roster. Pedroia and Mookie Betts have a long way to go to catch Jim Rice and Dwight Evans, but with Pedroia back in the lineup - and signed through the 2021 season - they have some time to make inroads on the Sox' all-time leaders in homering in the same game. (more...)
FSU evens series with Game 2 victory over LSU FSU evens series with Game 2 victory over LSU
- May 29, 2018

It's the seventh time the Beavers have been granted a home regional. Florida State forward Phil Cofer, an instrumental contributor to the Seminoles' Elite Eight run last season, was granted a fifth year of eligibility by the NCAA, the school announced on Friday. (more...)
Danica Patrick crashes out of final race at Indianapolis 500 Danica Patrick crashes out of final race at Indianapolis 500
- May 28, 2018

Patrick had returned to Indianapolis to conclude her career at the epicenter of the fame that made it so notable. She had one pole - the Daytona 500 in 2013 - becoming the first woman to earn a pole award in NASCAR history. Her highest finish in a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race was sixth in Atlanta in 2014, and she had seven top 10s in her five full-time NASCAR seasons that were all behind the wheel of the No. (more...)
US will 'crush' Iran allies, says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo US will 'crush' Iran allies, says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
- May 22, 2018

Zarif wrote: "It repeats the same wrong choices and will thus reap the same ill rewards". Pompeo echoed Trump's complaints about the Obama-era nuclear deal, saying it had "fatal flaws" because some elements had time limits and it focused only on Iran's nuclear program, not its other problematic behavior. (more...)
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger reveals his special India connect Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger reveals his special India connect
- May 15, 2018

Wenger has largely brought success to Arsenal , winning three Premier Leagues as well as seven FA Cups. But it's the way Wenger has got his Arsenal players thinking that the 68-year-old wants to be mainly remembered for. Yet the fine form of Aubameyang since his January arrival encouraged Wenger to claim he has left Arsenal in good hands. So what will that mean for the Premier League? But Wenger indicated worldwide management could yet be on the agenda, although he would like to ... (more...)
Vasyl Lomachenko Gets Tested By Jorge Linares, Scores Big KO Vasyl Lomachenko Gets Tested By Jorge Linares, Scores Big KO
- May 14, 2018

In a diluted era of "title belts", Loma's achievement of getting three divisional titles faster than anyone isn't the thing to focus on. "He knows what he's in for", Linares said. "The last two opponents I faced were southpaws". Wins in those kinds of fights are the ones that earn boxers lasting recognition and send them to the Hall of Fame. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel Stand United Against 2019 F1 Regulations Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel Stand United Against 2019 F1 Regulations
- May 14, 2018

Nobody looked like getting anywhere close to him, and barring a massive technical or mechanical failure, he never looked like losing; and nor did he really have very much to do. Valtteri Bottas is already turning his attention to the points deficit between himself and team-mate Lewis Hamilton , with the Finn hoping to close the gap in Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix . (more...)
MMA DFS Playbook: UFC 224 - Nunes vs. Pennington MMA DFS Playbook: UFC 224 - Nunes vs. Pennington
- May 13, 2018

Nunes will step into the Octagon tonight at UFC 224, and will be looking to defend the 135 title against Raquel Pennington . In her fight before that, Nunes knocked out Rousey in just 48-seconds. Kelvin Gastelum has made a habit out of finishing aging fighters. Vitor Belfort claims that this will be his last fight. The UFC tweeted Gastelum celebrating after the knockout. (more...)
Rockets, Warriors advance to Western Conference finals Rockets, Warriors advance to Western Conference finals
- May 10, 2018

He went to go get it. "So you know, I try not to look at those games but we kind of know, they know what we do and they know what we do". This is the first time since 2014 - a span of 15 series - where Golden State will have to play Game 1 on the road. (more...)