Russian Federation 2018 Permutations - How Super Eagles Can Qualify for Round 16

What channel is Argentina vs. Nigeria being broadcast on? In Group D, Croatia has secured first place, but second place in up for grabs, with the three other teams still alive. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has expressed confidence that the S... More..

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Socceroos' World Cup dream ends in Sochi
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Socceroos' World Cup dream ends in Sochi

As pressure goes, few will be under more than Argentina's beleaguered coach Jorge Sampaoli who has, we believe, survived a palace coup and will coach the side for their decisive clash against Nigeria. "And th...More..

Egyptian coach dies after Saudi scores in World Cup match
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Egyptian coach dies after Saudi scores in World Cup match

Luis Suarez quietened a passionate Russian crowd when he put Uruguay in front with a lowly driven free-kick into the corner of Akinfeev's goal. Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani were both on target for Urugua...More..

'The ball is round' - South Korea plot Germany upset
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

'The ball is round' - South Korea plot Germany upset

Indeed, a draw would be enough for Germany - if Sweden lose to Mexico, or Sweden and Mexico play to lower-scoring draw . "The most important thing will be our result, and we will hopefully by two goals"....More..

Three players to watch in Nigeria vs Argentina
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Three players to watch in Nigeria vs Argentina

Argentina need to beat Nigeria, and also have Iceland not beat first-place Croatia . Even victory could see them exit the tournament if Iceland beat Croatia by enough goals . Federico Fazio is likely t...More..

James Harden wins first career NBA MVP Award
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

James Harden wins first career NBA MVP Award

This can lead to potential awkwardness. Dwane Casey was crowned Coach of the Year after guiding the Toronto Raptors to first place in the Eastern Conference. Refusing to have anything prepared, nearly lik...More..

Group A-B, who will progress to the knock-out stage?
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Group A-B, who will progress to the knock-out stage?

Jose Mourinho's predictive skills proved spot on as he successfully picked the four teams that would emerge from World Cup Groups A and B as winners and runners-up. Can Australia keep its hopes alive with a w...More..

Peru Coach Richard Gareca Boosts Team to Finish Campaign With Victory
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Peru Coach Richard Gareca Boosts Team to Finish Campaign With Victory

The goal was confirmed by goal-line technology, and Federation Internationale de Football Association later credited it as an own goal. Samara - Disappointed coach Bert van Marwijk said Australia have to ...More..

Iceland's Gudmundsson to miss Nigeria game, says coach
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Iceland's Gudmundsson to miss Nigeria game, says coach

Nigeria , with captain John Obi Mikel sitting deeper in midfield than against Croatia , slowly worked their way into the game with Victor Moses a constant threat on the right flank. " Nigeria is in good h...More..

England win over Panama attracts peak TV audience of 14.1 million
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

England win over Panama attracts peak TV audience of 14.1 million

It's a surprise the team came through the 90 minutes unscathed as Panama resorted to WWE-style tactics at times, which ended up backfiring as referee Gehad Grisha awarded two penalties - both of which Kane ...More..

Iceland’s Johann Gudmundsson to miss match against Nigeria
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Iceland’s Johann Gudmundsson to miss match against Nigeria

It was the first bit of incisive attacking play Nigeria had shown in their 139 minutes of action in Russian Federation, and though Iceland threatened with the odd set-piece thereafter, the African outfit we...More..

Diego Maradona 'requests meeting with Argentina players before final group game'
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Diego Maradona 'requests meeting with Argentina players before final group game'

He has a contract until 2022 and with the Argentina FA in severe financial difficulties, would usually expect to lose his job if they are eliminated. Lionel Messi has lost his mojo. But Argentina is still...More..

by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Australia 0 Peru 2

Bert van Marwijk's side would have felt it was deja vu, as Australia surged forward in numbers but lacked the polish to conjure a score, captain Mile Jedinak blazing over the bar in the fifth minute. Having...More..

Autopsy reveals Tyler Hilinski had CTE, family says
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Autopsy reveals Tyler Hilinski had CTE, family says

Mark and Kym Hilinski found out after they agreed to give Tyler's brain to the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota for an autopsy, they said. The results indicated that he had the brain of a 65-year-old, with signs o...More..

World Cup breaks penalty kick record with help of video assistant referees
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

World Cup breaks penalty kick record with help of video assistant referees

Spain: Will qualify unless they lose to Morocco , by more than one goal and Portugal fail to beat Iran . France , on six points, top the group and have secured passage to the next round but will need a ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Ronaldo deserved red for elbow, says Iran coach Queiroz

Both sides advance to the next round though. A second-half substitute against Spain , Quaresma seized the opportunity given to him by coach Fernando Santos from the off against IR Iran and stunned the worl...More..

Fantasy NASCAR: Sonoma Raceway Cup picks and preview
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Fantasy NASCAR: Sonoma Raceway Cup picks and preview

Drivers also took their time taking laps in the final session, as four drivers had recorded an official lap with four minutes to go in the session. "I think you will see a repeat victor this time", said a gr...More..

David de Gea's problems with Spain resurface in draw with Morocco
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

David de Gea's problems with Spain resurface in draw with Morocco

Iago Aspas put Spain level in the 90th minute as he was adjudged to be in a offside position but the VAR reviewed the incident and the referee made the goal stand. Morocco coach Herve Renard opted not t...More..

Argentina boss Jorge Sampaoli denies rumours of player feud
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Argentina boss Jorge Sampaoli denies rumours of player feud

It would be extremely typical of the player for him to respond to a hard situation with an exceptional individual performance. "It is the most critical situation I have experienced, along with the Ecuador gam...More..

Red Bull: Downforce gamble couldn't make up for top speed deficit
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Red Bull: Downforce gamble couldn't make up for top speed deficit

For Ricciardo to have a chance on Sunday afternoon, the weather may have to intervene and he knew when he answered the question from Sky Sports as to whether he could win. That broke. So then already with the...More..

Argentina Set To Make Sweeping Changes To Save Their World Cup
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Argentina Set To Make Sweeping Changes To Save Their World Cup

Although Nigeria can draw confidence from dispatching Iceland 2-0 last time out and a 4-2 friendly victory over a Messi-less Argentina last November, their World Cup history in this fixture does not make ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

FIFA 2018: Australia seek reward for Bert van Marwijk against Peru

Australia's crunch World Cup match against Peru on Tuesday (Jun 26) could be Bert van Marwijk's last game in charge but the no-nonsense Dutchman has already left a deep impression during his short time in ...More..

LeBron James reportedly not interested in elaborate free agency pitches
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

LeBron James reportedly not interested in elaborate free agency pitches

According to a new report from ESPN's Ramona Shelburne , don't expect James' upcoming foray into free agency to be the spectacle that his past two recruitments became. Joining Paul and James Harden in Houston w...More..

Boston Celtics to sign EuroLeague guard Brad Wanamaker
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Boston Celtics to sign EuroLeague guard Brad Wanamaker

A 6-foot-4 guard, Wanamaker spent last season with Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul, and finished the year as the MVP of the Turkish Finals. Wanamaker went undrafted in 2011, but has gone on to have an increasingly ...More..

US Open will factor maternity leave into seedings
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

US Open will factor maternity leave into seedings

Williams was the top-ranked women's player in the world and had just won the Australian Open when she took a break from the sport while pregnant previous year. She withdrew from the tournament before a fourth-...More..

Thailand officials hopeful 12 boys missing in cave are alive
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Thailand officials hopeful 12 boys missing in cave are alive

Investigators believe the team, which has been missing since Saturday, crawled into the Tham Luang Nang Non Cave through a narrow 15-meter long channel. Though rain poured all night, parents have set up tents n...More..

National Basketball Association free agency rumors: Rockets confident they'll re-sign Chris Paul
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

National Basketball Association free agency rumors: Rockets confident they'll re-sign Chris Paul

Ever since the veteran made his way to the Rockets last offseason, it has been expected he would agree to a long-term deal to remain with the team. Keeping Paul and Clint Capela will be expensive for Housto...More..

by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

France look to continue winning run against Denmark

We need to be wiser in the way we play because France are a very good team". "We can't ask for more". Denmark require just a point to join France in the knockout stages, and could even pip Les Bleus to top ...More..

Latest spot kick awarded in Russian Federation equals finals record
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Latest spot kick awarded in Russian Federation equals finals record

Spain bounds ahead of Portugal thanks to Iran's equaliser with minutes remaining in the match in Kalingrad. It remained that way for more 90-plus minutes, . The European champions held on to advance to t...More..

Ben Simmons Named 2018 Rookie Of The Year
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Ben Simmons Named 2018 Rookie Of The Year

Simmons being considered a rookie this year had been a point of contention with Mitchell. Mitchell and Tatum made their debuts the year they were drafted. Simmons praised this season's rookie class for bein...More..