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Bill Russell flips Charles Barkley the bird Bill Russell flips Charles Barkley the bird
- June 27, 2018

The 84-year old Russell, probably sensing another practical joke from the "Round Mound of Rebound", responded to Barkley's introduction with a middle finger for the world to see. Even with the football. "What do you think is going to happen when the union gets involved with the owners?" he said "You think it's going to be settled really easily? No, it's not. (more...)
Anders Svensson will give up tacos if Mexico oust Sweden
- June 27, 2018

BBC reports that Sweden also had a first-half penalty claim for a handball by Javier Hernandez that was denied despite going to a VAR review, but in the end it mattered little after three second-half goals. However, that's not how they've won the past two matches against Germany and South Korea, so it would be surprising to see the change now. Not sure if congratulations are in order here, but win or lose, Gallardo has now etched his name into the World Cup history books, courtesy of ... (more...)
Have the Celtics made another offer for Kawhi Leonard? Have the Celtics made another offer for Kawhi Leonard?
- June 27, 2018

This report comes as rumors continue to swirl around LeBron James' future, with ESPN saying James remains hesitant to be the first superstar to decide on the Lakers in free agency. But PG13's upcoming free agency is more than about just him. The agent reasoned that Spurs coach Gregg Popovich only wants to compete for championships, and keeping Leonard helps him accomplish that, regardless of Leonard's wishes. (more...)
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic drops transfer hint after Serbia's defeat to Switzerland Sergej Milinkovic-Savic drops transfer hint after Serbia's defeat to Switzerland
- June 27, 2018

According to Mundo Deportivo , Barcelona has joined the race for two of arguably the hottest midfield properties in the transfer market in the form of Sergej Milinkovic Savic and Nabil Fekir. He is now on World Cup duty with Serbia, who suffered a 2-1 defeat to Switzerland on Saturday, but wouldn't address any transfer speculation in the post-match. (more...)
Not the 'Australian way': Critics leap on goal-shy Socceroos
- June 27, 2018

Peru are already out but performed well enough in narrow defeats against Denmark and France to ensure that the Australians will not be taking them lightly. His entourage ranges from his three-year old cousin to his grandfather, who is in his 70s. The Melbourne City forward is one of Australia's most exciting young players for some time and his pace and trickery could be key to any hope of a more attack-minded performance. (more...)
Body found in ballpark cooler before Reds-Braves game in Atlanta Body found in ballpark cooler before Reds-Braves game in Atlanta
- June 27, 2018

The body of a third party contractor was discovered around 3 p.m. inside the cooler by another worker of the same company. Police believe the man worked an overnight shift earlier in the day, according to Channel 2 Action News . "From there they'll decide if it's a homicide, or accidental, suicidal". The Braves declined comment, referring reporters to the statement from Cobb County police. (more...)
Naby Keita takes No. 8 shirt as he's unveiled by Liverpool Naby Keita takes No. 8 shirt as he's unveiled by Liverpool
- June 27, 2018

The Guinea worldwide scored 17 goals in 71 Bundesliga appearances for Leipzig and will wear the No. 8 shirt for his new club, the first Liverpool player to do so since former captain Gerrard left. He told me a lot about the team and the club. "When he came in, I looked and him and said, 'wow" because he is a legend. "I would like to be able to achieve a similar kind of season with them - but even better". (more...)
Japanese teen Nasa Hataoka wins NW Arkansas Championship Japanese teen Nasa Hataoka wins NW Arkansas Championship
- June 27, 2018

Her payday at the Northwest Arkansas Championship of $300,000 nearly matched her career earnings of $337,998 coming into the tournament. Anyone who watched the manner in which the Japanese teen won in Arkansas wouldn't bet against her winning again this season. (more...)
Harry Kane set to start for England in group decider against Belgium
- June 27, 2018

The big question is Harry Kane . A significant factor will be the physical state of the players following the 6-1 defeat of Panama which, although comfortable, was played in stifling heat in Nizhny Novgorod. Balancing that with a couple of the younger ones was a hard decision. Harry Kane's involvement is one of the tricky decisions facing Southgate. However, I wouldn't touch the back three because the understanding there is so important. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association fines Poland for 'political and offensive' World Cup banner Federation Internationale de Football Association fines Poland for 'political and offensive' World Cup banner
- June 27, 2018

Argentine fans at the Nizhny Novgorod stadium were caught on camera fighting opposing supporters, throwing objects, and participating in homophobic and insulting chants. The committee also opened disciplinary proceedings against two German officials, Ulrich Voigt and Georg Behlau, for incidents at the end of their match against Sweden. (more...)
India vs Ireland, 1st T20I: Everything you need to know
- June 27, 2018

Wrist-spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav will operate in tandem at the expense of young and talented Washington Sundar as Kohli would want his wreckers-in-chief to get a taste of the conditions early in the tour. This will be the first bilateral T20I involving Ireland and India . This is the Men in Blue's first visit here since 2007 when they played a solitary ODI at Belfast. (more...)
'The Simpsons' Predicted Mexico And Portugal In The World Cup Final
- June 27, 2018

So, it could be very good news for fans of Mexico and Portugal , as The Simpsons pegged a World Cup final between the two teams back in 1997 in an episode titled The Cartridge Family and although the episode doesn't mention which years, fans in both countries reckon there's clues to indicate it's this year. (more...)
World Cup Star Wanted By Barcelona, His Father Confirms Interest World Cup Star Wanted By Barcelona, His Father Confirms Interest
- June 27, 2018

But while Lozano isn't a natural with the press, Mexico midfielder Andres Guardado, who was the revelation for El Tri as a teenager at the 2006 World Cup, does believe the youngster isn't letting the attention get to his head. Barcelona have made an approach to sign Hirving Lozano from PSV this summer. "His pace and again his ability to take people on, he can play in any league and any place", he told Sky Sports News . (more...)
DeAndre Jordan considering opt-in-and-trade, maybe to Mavericks DeAndre Jordan considering opt-in-and-trade, maybe to Mavericks
- June 27, 2018

Jordan and Dallas were close to joining forces in 2015 when the Texas A&M product committed to signing a deal with the Mavs as a free-agent before going back to the Clippers on a four-year, $87.6 million contract. That did not happen, however, during the last trade deadline, so the soonest such transaction will push through is this summer, especially if Jordan chooses to decline his player option with the Clippers for the 2018-19 season. (more...)
Kiwis beaten by England in Denver Kiwis beaten by England in Denver
- June 27, 2018

Organisers were encouraged by a crowd of 19,320 at the Mile High Stadium for England's 36-18 victory over the Kiwis and have an agreement in principle to repeat the mid-season worldwide over the next two years in the run-up to the 2025 World Cup, which is due to be staged in North America. (more...)
Chelsea agree £4.4m compensation with Napoli to cancel Maurizio Sarri’s contract Chelsea agree £4.4m compensation with Napoli to cancel Maurizio Sarri’s contract
- June 27, 2018

Speaking to Football Italia , Davide Torchia confirmed that negotiations would be able to advance once the former Napoli boss is announced as Antonio Conte's replacement. Regarding the fee for Sarri, Goal understands that it is: "not yet fully agreed but the contract for Chelsea's main target is expected to be a three-year deal and an agreement on terms is likely to be a formality". (more...)
Serena Williams seeded 25th for Wimbledon despite ranking of 183 Serena Williams seeded 25th for Wimbledon despite ranking of 183
- June 27, 2018

Romanian's French Open champion Simona Halep is the women's top seed, with Swiss legend and eight time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer the men's top seed. "But it's just not fair if there is a player [who misses out] and it's me now". Venus Williams is not a particularly verbose woman, yet what she lacks in loquaciousness, she makes up for in succinct power phrases. (more...)
Diego Maradona 'fine' after being treated by paramedics Diego Maradona 'fine' after being treated by paramedics
- June 27, 2018

The Argentines secured a spot in the knockout stages of the World Cup after a thrilling late goal, leaving South American fans in Russian Federation and around the world relieved. Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic believes the last-16 tie against Denmark will be his side's "moment of truth" after they topped Group D with a 100 per cent record following a 2-1 win over Iceland. (more...)
Egypt's Mohamed Salah becomes 'honorary citizen of Chechnya' Egypt's Mohamed Salah becomes 'honorary citizen of Chechnya'
- June 27, 2018

Kadyrov said that at "a gala dinner that I gave for the Egypt team I presented Mohamed Salah with a copy of my decree and a lapel badge. Yes, that's right! Tonight I signed a decree conferring this high award on the great footballer and member of the Egypt and Liverpool teams", Kadyrov wrote on messaging app Telegram. (more...)
Race Car Driver Jason Johnson Dies After Crash Race Car Driver Jason Johnson Dies After Crash
- June 27, 2018

They said that he crashed on lap 18 of the 40-lap race while trying to get the lead. Johnson was hurt during a race on Saturday night at the 1/3-mile-long dirt oval track, company officials said , reported The Associated Press. The racing community has lost another member. NASCAR drivers Kyle Larson and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. expressed condolences to the family. Several people have made donations in the amount of $41, which was Johnson's vehicle number. (more...)
Sweden's Janne Andersson: Only 'emotionally dead' could have resisted Germany provocation Sweden's Janne Andersson: Only 'emotionally dead' could have resisted Germany provocation
- June 27, 2018

They could even lose and move on, as long as Germany fails to win, or wins but finishes with a smaller goal differential. Sweden captain Andreas Granqvist added: "I didn't see what happened, I was still on the pitch but I have seen the images and have heard from the players and the coaching staff that the behaviour from the Germans was very poor". (more...)
Lewis Hamilton relieved but puzzled with French GP pole position Lewis Hamilton relieved but puzzled with French GP pole position
- June 27, 2018

The track shares some characteristics with Barcelona , where Mercedes were dominant earlier in the year, but practice will be more important than usual given the lack of past data. "The championship is all about tiny margins", Hamilton told reporters on Thursday. "The first corner was nothing to do with me, right?" he enquired to his Mercedes team over the radio, according to the Express . (more...)
Peru coach Ricardo Gareca may quit after World Cup exit Peru coach Ricardo Gareca may quit after World Cup exit
- June 27, 2018

They could, however, take solace from a win which saw them climb off the foot of group B and finish their campaign third. "It might not have been our best or most lovely match but we won". "I want to congratulate the players". "There are no small teams or bad players in a World Cup , but the road is still long, we have to fight and be very strong". (more...)
Livescore: Result of Croatia vs Iceland Livescore: Result of Croatia vs Iceland
- June 27, 2018

Iceland will take on Croatia in their final Group D fixture on Tuesday. Croatia will be the favorite to beat Iceland, and if that happens, all Argentina has to do it win to set up a Round of 16 date with the victor of group C. Maradona added on the World Cup they took part in together (he was coach in 2010): "Messi was exceptional under me at that tournament". With Messi struggling, the rumors and reports of Argentina's internal dysfunction have hit a fever pitch. (more...)
No, after you: Why England and Belgium may want to be second
- June 27, 2018

That's what England's opening two games of the World Cup have brought thanks to excellent performances, lots of goals and everyone else being a bit rubbish. A second yellow would mean they would be suspended for the round of 16 game. Manchester City's De Bruyne is one of three Belgium players on a yellow, along with Thomas Meunier and Jan Verthongen. (more...)
Body found in freezer at Atlanta Braves’ ballpark hours before game Body found in freezer at Atlanta Braves’ ballpark hours before game
- June 27, 2018

Police told the news station SunTrust Park's home team, the Atlanta Braves , is cooperating with investigators. The deceased person, a third party contractor, was located by another worker of the same company this afternoon. (more...)
Messi delivers as Argentina advance to knockout stages Messi delivers as Argentina advance to knockout stages
- June 27, 2018

Messi's first goal of the tournament got the two-time winners off to a ideal start in Saint Petersburg, but Victor Moses's 51st minute penalty had Jorge Sampaoli's men headed for a humiliating group stage exit until Rojo's late intervention. (more...)
Clippers trading Austin Rivers for Wizards big man Clippers trading Austin Rivers for Wizards big man
- June 27, 2018

Rivers is coming off a career year with the Clippers, and now joins a Wizards team that has struggled to compete with the Eastern Conference's best teams in the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics . The news comes after The New York Times' Marc Stein reported earlier Tuesday that DeAndre Jordan is contemplating opting into his $24.1 million contract with the Clippers and facilitating a trade. (more...)
Mercedes running Mercedes running "Phase 2.1" engines in French GP
- June 27, 2018

Ferrari , who now lead the drivers' championship by a single point with Vettel, will be hoping that continues in France. Its works cars, Force Indias and Williams were all fitted with new internal combustion engines, turbochargers and MGU-H components for Friday practice, but Mercedes would not say whether these were upgraded parts or fresh versions of the original specification. (more...)
Magic Johnson gives himself a Lakers ultimatum Magic Johnson gives himself a Lakers ultimatum
- June 27, 2018

The Lakers are rumored to be a potential destination for Cavaliers star LeBron James should he opt out of his contract with Cleveland by Friday's deadline. "No pressure on me", Johnson said. "I'm Magic Johnson. I'm still the same dude". "You know how many Finals I've been in?" the President of Basketball Operations asked. (more...)

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