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Belgium fans fear Harry Kane ahead of England World Cup clash
- June 28, 2018

With a clear disparity in strength between teams on opposite sides of the draw, winning the group might not be all it's cracked up to be. The Croatian believes England should try their best to win against Belgium in order to build confidence for the rest of the tournament. (more...)
Why England and Belgium both want to lose tomorrow's Group G matchup
- June 28, 2018

Belgium's chances of beating England to the top of Group G will be dented as a result of Lukaku's injury, although they can look forward to his swift return as their place in the round of 16 is already cemented. "I think the team have shown in their performances - and this is not me getting ahead of myself - just look at the talent in our squad and the way they're playing, why should we write ourselves off?" However, the World Cup back then had only 16 nations participating with only ... (more...)
Mexico's reward for World Cup collapse is a date with Brazil Mexico's reward for World Cup collapse is a date with Brazil
- June 28, 2018

Sweden were almost handed a penalty in the 29th minute when Hernandez appeared to handle the ball in the box, but the referee waved it away after consulting with the video review system, though Ochoa was called upon again to deny Berg following to ensuing corner. (more...)
World Cup LIVE Brazil need a point Germany out; Mexico Sweden through World Cup LIVE Brazil need a point Germany out; Mexico Sweden through
- June 28, 2018

This is an evolution, if you look at the heat map of his last two games, it has increased considerably. For Brazil to achieve this, Neymar , Coutinho, Jesus and their colleagues must step up and show their worth against a very organized and tactically discipline Serbian team. (more...)
LeBron putting pressure on Lakers to trade for Kawhi Leonard LeBron putting pressure on Lakers to trade for Kawhi Leonard
- June 28, 2018

For the Spurs , however, it might be a massive win. However, ESPN's Ramona Shelburne previously reported the Lakers felt rebuffed after their initial conversation with the Spurs. George ironically was in a similar position as Leonard - entering the final year of his contract and openly telling teams his preference was to be traded to the Lakers. (more...)
Ireland vs India - Highlights & Stats Ireland vs India - Highlights & Stats
- June 28, 2018

After Indian Premier League 2018, the Indian Cricket team joins in the T20I match with Ireland . England have just hammered Australia in an ODI series and most of their top players are in sublime form. India left for Dublin on Tuesday after having a practice session in London on Monday. This will also be a platform for the wrist-spin duo of Kuldeep Yadav and Yuvzendra Chahal, who shared about 30 wickets between them during India's tour of South Africa. (more...)
Jesus Gallardo Receives Fastest Yellow Card In World Cup History Jesus Gallardo Receives Fastest Yellow Card In World Cup History
- June 28, 2018

Brimming with optimism after their team upset Germany in their World Cup opener and then beat South Korea, the fans back home in Mexico watched in horror as Sweden scored goal after goal in their final group F match. "We can take the pressure, we are a balanced team and for us, this is about getting stronger and growing", the Brazil boss said. FIFA has fined two German football federation officials for provoking Sweden's bench while celebrating victory in a World Cup game. (more...)
Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool Reportedly Target Spurs Star Heung-Min Son Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool Reportedly Target Spurs Star Heung-Min Son
- June 28, 2018

Instead, a report claims Jose Mourinho might be eyeing a move for Spurs' South Korean worldwide, Heung-Min Son. Son, who has two years left to run on his current deal, was thought to be in negotiations with Spurs over putting pen to paper on a new contract that would see his current wage of £60,000 a week increased. (more...)
Manchester United reach agreement with Marouane Fellaini 72 hours before contract expiry Manchester United reach agreement with Marouane Fellaini 72 hours before contract expiry
- June 28, 2018

After spending many a sleepless night wondering if Marouane Fellaini had played his last game for the club - some good news. The Belgium worldwide is now in Russian Federation with the national team for the World Cup . The way United have spent quite literally all season trying to convince Fellaini - who only managed four starts in seven months - to stay at the club at the expense of signing a younger, more mobile midfielder goes beyond the realms of mere insanity. (more...)
Hooper a doubt for Super Rugby run-in with hamstring injury Hooper a doubt for Super Rugby run-in with hamstring injury
- June 28, 2018

O'Leary added that the incident was "strikingly similar" to the yellow card offence and was handed a warning by World Rugby. RUGBY will have turned into a "nanny state" if Israel Folau is suspended for challenging a high ball against Ireland, according to NSW Waratahs assistant coach Simon Cron. (more...)
Lukaku misses Belgium training, doubt for England clash Lukaku misses Belgium training, doubt for England clash
- June 28, 2018

England and Belgium in the next round will either face Senegal, Japan or Colombia, who will have sorted out their placings in Group H an hour before England kicks off. England face Belgium in Kaliningrad on Thursday with both teams having already secured a place in the round of 16, but Southgate admits that Germany's fate is a timely reminder of what can happen if anything is taken for granted. (more...)
Former Cubs coach fired for 'insensitive comments' Former Cubs coach fired for 'insensitive comments'
- June 28, 2018

Bosio's comments were "racially charged", according to WXYZ in Detroit . Al Avila said that they were made toward a team employee. You may recall that Bosio ran into some trouble in his time with the Cubs, having made some unacceptable remarks about Eric Thames' power surge on returning to Major League Baseball. (more...)
WI vs SL: Thrilling finish on the cards after dramatic day WI vs SL: Thrilling finish on the cards after dramatic day
- June 28, 2018

West Indies lead the three-match series 1-0 after two Tests. When Rajitha accounted for Hope at the start of the second session, West Indian prospects of a decent first innings total looked grim, especially with the trend over the previous nine day/night Test matches in other parts of the world for bowlers to hold sway with the pink ball during the twilight period. (more...)
England fans flock to Russian Federation for group decider against Belgium England fans flock to Russian Federation for group decider against Belgium
- June 28, 2018

England supporters were in party mood in Kaliningrad as they watched Germany crash out of the World Cup at the group stages. If England beat Belgium, it will be only the second time in history they have finished their four-team group stage with a flawless record, matching their performance in 1982, when they beat France, Czechoslovakia and Kuwait in Spain. (more...)
Dirk Nowitzki is not taking Germany's World Cup collapse very well Dirk Nowitzki is not taking Germany's World Cup collapse very well
- June 28, 2018

A late game-winner against Sweden breathed life into Germany's hopes of a repeat on Saturday. Sweden are now tied with Germany with three points apiece heading in the Group F finale with the reigning World Cup champions facing South Korea. (more...)
Celtics Have Reportedly Made Another Trade Offer For Kawhi Leonard Celtics Have Reportedly Made Another Trade Offer For Kawhi Leonard
- June 28, 2018

Later, Deveney does note that "it would be the preference of James to know with whom he will play before he signs" but the idea that he would be even be willing to land with the Lakers without assurances from a player like George or Leonard is noteworthy to say the least. (more...)
Alonso undecided about F1 future - Brown
- June 28, 2018

Their troubles continued on Sunday with Alonso last of the classified runners while Stoffel Vandoorne also outside the points in 12th place. From the highs of winning the Le Mans 24 Hours just over a week ago, Alonso was brought back down to earth in France, fighting much of the race towards the back of the field. (more...)
Spurs promote Becky Hammon Spurs promote Becky Hammon
- June 28, 2018

Hammon, a former WNBA star, has been an assistant with the Spurs since 2014. She was head coach of San Antonio's Las Vegas Summer League teams in 2015 and '16, leading the 2015 squad to the championship. Now heading into the 2018-19 campaign, Hammon will be Pop's right-hand man-well, right-hand woman. Hammon could very well be the one to finally break through, but even if she isn't, the strides she has made for all women in professional sports are worth noticing. (more...)
Brazil see off Serbia to top group Brazil see off Serbia to top group
- June 28, 2018

But now they are up and running, manager Tite will be confident of beating Serbia and topping the group. But the team has been distracted after two ethnic Albanian players, Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri who play for Switzerland, made double eagle gestures in reference to the Albania flag. (more...)
Deontay Wilder pours insults on Anthony Joshua and promoter Eddie Hearn Deontay Wilder pours insults on Anthony Joshua and promoter Eddie Hearn
- June 28, 2018

Indeed, it was the WBA that quickened the title defence fight on Monday night, after issuing Joshua's promoter, Eddie Hearn a one day grace to arrange a fight with Povetkin or run the risk of seeing AJ lose the heavyweight belt. "(Team Wilder) emailed me on Sunday and said, "We will be back with our comments on Friday". Why do you need another five or six days? Finally, it looked like the world title will hold when the WBC champion, Wilder on June 11, declared via social media that he was ... (more...)
Switzerland vs. Costa Rica - Football Match Report Switzerland vs. Costa Rica - Football Match Report
- June 28, 2018

Switzerland will meet Sweden in the last 16 of the World Cup as they secured safe passage from Group E with a dramatic late draw against Costa Rica. They continually stretched the Swiss defence in the first half and looked the most likely to take all three points in the second. It's okay Ruiz. (more...)
Brazil could still fail to enter knockout Round of 16
- June 27, 2018

Tite's sidel drew 1-1 with Switzerland in their World Cup opener before needing two injury-time goals by Philippe Coutinho and Neymar to beat Costa Rica . Sergej Milinkovic-Savic curled wide, and Mitrovic headed into the arms of Alisson, in a frenetic period. 'But when Brazil break at speed, they look as if they could be really found out. (more...)
Switzerland promise no more political celebrations as stars escape bans Switzerland promise no more political celebrations as stars escape bans
- June 27, 2018

The gesture spurred a heated debate online and offline, with people arguing that the gesture represented the Albanian double-headed eagle flag - a symbol of national pride, rather than a nationalist taunt to Serbian players and supporters. (more...)
Hector Cuper leaves role as Egypt boss after World Cup exit Hector Cuper leaves role as Egypt boss after World Cup exit
- June 27, 2018

Egyptian TV commentator Abdel Rahim Mohamed reportedly died from a heart attack on Monday after Saudi Arabia defeated Egypt 2-1 in the World Cup, according to Egypt Today . "Retirement? I have a contract until the end of the World Cup, we'll see what happens next, but I'm not announcing my retirement". Liverpool winger Salah injured his shoulder in the Champions League final last month and faced a race against time to be fit for the tournament. (more...)
Day 3 recap — Travelers Championship Day 3 recap — Travelers Championship
- June 27, 2018

He followed up an opening-round 70 with a 63 on Friday and a 67 on Saturday before closing with another low round on Sunday. A final roar met Bubba on the 18th as he almost holed out for eagle, putting the pressure on the now chasing back as he grabbed the clubhouse lead on 17-under-par for the tournament. (more...)
Marin Cilic Beats Novak Djokovic to Win Queen's Title in London Marin Cilic Beats Novak Djokovic to Win Queen's Title in London
- June 27, 2018

The set went to a tie-breaker and when the Serbian was up 4-1 it looked like it was all over but Cilic rallied back and took the tie-breaker and the set to force a decider. It was also a successful week for Djokovic, who reached his first ATP-level final in nearly a year. With Wimbledon starting on July 2, Djokovic is relishing the prospect of going into a tournament he has won three times with a trophy under his belt. (more...)
AC Milan banned from European competitions for two seasons AC Milan banned from European competitions for two seasons
- June 27, 2018

The Italian giants finished sixth in Serie A last season to secure their spot in next season's Europa League . But they will not be taking part in the competition after UEFA confirmed they had breached FFP guidelines. Check out the brand new daily JOE World Cup Minipod hosted by Dion Fanning and Paddy McKenna featuring Messi out-Messied by Marco Rojo, diplomatic Maradona and why Argentina need to beat boring old France. (more...)
Brazilian Fred joins from Shakhtar Donetsk for £47m Brazilian Fred joins from Shakhtar Donetsk for £47m
- June 27, 2018

Fred , who is now in Russian Federation competing at the 2018 World Cup with Brazil, becomes United's second summer signing, following the signing of full-back Diogo Dalot . "I believe our players know how important he can be in our team". Speaking to the club's official website , Fred said on his arrival; " Manchester United is a huge club". (more...)
LeBron James Doesn’t Want Elaborate Free Agent Pitches From Teams This Summer LeBron James Doesn’t Want Elaborate Free Agent Pitches From Teams This Summer
- June 27, 2018

Welcome to the week of LeBron James , who has until Friday to elect for free agency or return to the Cleveland Cavaliers for $35.6 million. And given the rather ridiculous roster turnover it would require to sign him at his desired contract (as well as Kyrie Irving's fairly obvious disinterest in reuniting with LeBron), the Celtics seem like an obviously unlikely destination for James. (more...)
Swiss players escape bans over goal celebrations Swiss players escape bans over goal celebrations
- June 27, 2018

The players' celebrations in the 2-1 win over Serbia in Kaliningrad on Friday caused outrage in Serbia . In the on-going FIFA World Cup in Russia, Switzerland bounced back from 1-0 beating Serbia and mounting a strong challenge to proceed to round 16. (more...)

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