Spain back to dark ages after World Cup debacle

Spain captain Sergio Ramos said the pain of exiting the World Cup to Russian Federation will motivate him to stay with the national team up until the 2022 tournament in Qatar - even if at 36 by that stage he is sporting a white beard. Forward Ar... More..

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Germany's World Cup was a disaster waiting to happen
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Germany's World Cup was a disaster waiting to happen

This prevented the unthinkable scenario of Mexico winning their first two games but still being eliminated after all the fixtures had been played. Ecstatic Mexican football fans besieged the South Korean em...More..

Bron: James agrees to 4-year contract with Lakers
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Bron: James agrees to 4-year contract with Lakers

However, he's outgrown that from a basketball perspective ( Cleveland Cavaliers have three NBA Finals losses to the Golden State Warriors in the last four years) and a business standpoint. James will make ...More..

by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Lingard hails Southgate's England 'revolution'

However, in defeat they have set up a last 16 clash with Colombia , and perhaps a last eight match against either Sweden or Switzerland - and Shearer, writing in his BBC Sport column on Saturday, can't bel...More..

Philadelphia 76ers to meet with reps for LeBron James
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Philadelphia 76ers to meet with reps for LeBron James

Shortly after the announcement, which came in a surprising manner, James posted a three-photo tribute to Cleveland fans on his Instagram account. Hours before National Basketball Association free agency opene...More..

With LeBron, Lakers suddenly a betting favorite
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

With LeBron, Lakers suddenly a betting favorite

The Lakers have failed to reach the playoffs for the past five seasons. Many have already wondered what the NBA Finals might look like without James taking on the Warriors every year. The Cavs played 81 pos...More..

National Basketball Association superstar LeBron James signs with LA Lakers
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

National Basketball Association superstar LeBron James signs with LA Lakers

And though the Lakers were the rumored destination for a long time, there was not reports of James holding a meeting with LA's brass. This is a developing story. Moving to L.A. will also help James expand his...More..

Xabi on Naby: 'Keita is a big personality'
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Xabi on Naby: 'Keita is a big personality'

He told Liverpoolfc.com: "It was an incredible day for me". Though Keita primarily views himself as a defensive midfielder, Alonso sees his best position as a number eight playing just behind the attackers, b...More..

Chris Paul agrees to 4-year, $160 million deal with Houston Rockets
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Chris Paul agrees to 4-year, $160 million deal with Houston Rockets

Paul could have held out for a five-year max worth over $200 million, which would have taken him through his age-38 season, by which time he undoubtedly would have been well past his prime and taking up an inor...More..

Lakers sign LeBron James, is trade for Kawhi Leonard next?
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Lakers sign LeBron James, is trade for Kawhi Leonard next?

The dream of LeBron James coming to the Los Angeles Lakers is still in play, but two potential key parts of the proposed dream team that would lure the King appear to have opted out of joining L.A. The terms ...More..

LeBron returns to LA to plot next move as free agency nears
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

LeBron returns to LA to plot next move as free agency nears

If Los Angeles or Philadelphia acquires Leonard, it could make James' decision much easier. ESPN reported the number of teams James and his representatives, Rich Paul and Mark Termini, could be intere...More..

Kawhi Leonard determined to join LeBron with Lakers
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Kawhi Leonard determined to join LeBron with Lakers

That's surely what the organization had to be thinking just hours earlier when it managed to secure the lone publicized free-agent meeting with James' camp, as a contingent went to L.A.to talk to his agent Ri...More..

LeBron James signs with Los Angeles Lakers for 4 years, $154 million
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

LeBron James signs with Los Angeles Lakers for 4 years, $154 million

The Cavaliers' odds have fallen to 500/1. The game's best all-around player and biggest star will now lead a young Lakers team that has been overmatched in recent years while rebuilding but will instantly ris...More..

Razorbacks Run Falls Short In Championship Series
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Razorbacks Run Falls Short In Championship Series

Check out some of the best tweets from right after the game below! "And it just stayed steady throughout the game". "He's got another year for what we call a bargaining power year". "I knew I hit it decently ...More..

Chris Froome 'blocked from racing Tour de France'
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Chris Froome 'blocked from racing Tour de France'

Froome remains under investigation after recording an adverse analytical finding for excessive levels of the asthma drug salbutamol following a urine sample during last year's Vuelta a Espana. Team Sky have y...More..

Lahiri bounces back at Quicken Loans National
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Lahiri bounces back at Quicken Loans National

Molinari brilliantly birdied his closing two holes in a third round 65 to move to the front on 13-under par before being joined by Mexican Abraham Ancer who produced eight birdies in a sizzling eight-under pa...More..

LeBron Speaks With Cavs As Free Agency Opens
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

LeBron Speaks With Cavs As Free Agency Opens

James has "maintained a dialogue" with the Cavaliers' upper management since the end of the 2017-2018 National Basketball Association season, Wojnarowski wrote. In the previous two Finals, James and the Cavs ...More..

Vladimir Putin congratulates Russian Federation while King Felipe consoles Spain
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Vladimir Putin congratulates Russian Federation while King Felipe consoles Spain

Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev is mobbed by his teammates. "It's a reality that this is my last game with the national team, on a wonderful stage", Iniesta, who scored the victor in Spain's World Cup ...More..

Denis Shapovalov advances to Eastbourne International quarter-finals
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Denis Shapovalov advances to Eastbourne International quarter-finals

The Scot looked physically strong, struck the ball cleanly and served well throughout to set up a second-round tie with his compatriot and British No. He practises less than in years gone by and is using differ...More..

Denmark and Croatia set World Cup record for fastest goals
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Denmark and Croatia set World Cup record for fastest goals

The Tottenham playmakers past and present hold down important roles for their national sides, with Modric outstanding for Croatia so far at Russian Federation 2018 and Eriksen Denmark's main attacking threa...More..

Thunder's Paul George decides to become free agent
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Thunder's Paul George decides to become free agent

Paul George was considered one of the most talented and unpredictable free agents of 2018. Anthony recently opted into the last year of his contract, a $28 million payment that the Thunder have been hesitant...More..

by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

World Cup Hosts Russia Knock Off Spain In Penalties

Spain dominated the first 30 minutes, pressing Russian Federation heavily as the hosts struggled to advance beyond the halfway line in humid conditions. Pique was subsequently yellow carded and Dzyuba made no ...More..

by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Croatia v Denmark 01 July 2018

Eriksen played a direct part in both of the Scandinavian outfit's group-stage goals, taking his tally to 13 goals and five assists in his last 16 outings at worldwide level. Striker Yussuf Poulsen returned for ...More..

World Cup hero Akinfeev says Russia were aiming for penalties
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

World Cup hero Akinfeev says Russia were aiming for penalties

Rising star Aleksandr Golovin and his Russian teammates face Spain at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow , with a place in the quarterfinals on the line. Spain have not lost a match since Euro 2016, although the...More..

by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Luka Modric hails "world class" Christian Eriksen ahead of last-16 tie

Croatia's Luka Modric and Denmark's Christian Eriksen will be the dangermen on Sunday and it's a midfield head-to-head that Age Hareide is looking forward to. "He is a world-class player", Modric said of...More..

Iran striker Azmoun, 23, announces international retirement
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Iran striker Azmoun, 23, announces international retirement

Hopes were high for the "Iranian Messi" on the eve of the World Cup after Azmoun had netted 23 goals in 33 games for his country, including finding the net 11 times in qualifying. His lack of goals saw him beco...More..

Alisson linked amid more speculation over Courtois’ future
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Alisson linked amid more speculation over Courtois’ future

The Italian giants have been banned from European competitions for two seasons for failing to comply with the FFP regulations. Chelsea appeared to be closer to reaching an agreement since they are willing to p...More..

Vettel denies Hamilton in final Austrian GP practice
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Vettel denies Hamilton in final Austrian GP practice

Asked why Mercedes had been so dominant in Austria, Wolff added: "Spielberg has treated us well in the past as we've won four out of four races so you can say the track always suited the auto and the drivers"...More..

Jinx of the world cup defenders
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Jinx of the world cup defenders

Memes spread across social media with the hashtag #GraciasCorea (thank you Korea), including one of the Mexican and Korean flags combined as one. "In the end, it was not enough". Germany made a nervous start, ...More..

Paul George ‘Has Committed’ To Signing With Thunder
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Paul George ‘Has Committed’ To Signing With Thunder

ESPN first reported George's decision. George, 28, averaged 21.9 points on 43.0 percent shooting plus 5.7 rebounds and 3.3 assists. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , George has chose to decline t...More..