With Paul George in town, Russell Westbrook hosting 'summer hype house party'

The bonanza started Saturday night when Durant chose to sign a two-year, $61.5 million deal with the stay with the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors , one where he'll make $30.5 million this season. Should James play out the lifetime... More..

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Neymar dazzles and disappoints as Brazil reach World Cup quarters
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Neymar dazzles and disappoints as Brazil reach World Cup quarters

Of course, Neymar and his Brazil side managed to scrape a 2-0 win against Mexico thanks to goals from himself and Roberto Firmino . They were certainly tested here and Mexico looked unsafe but, thank...More..

Brazil, Belgium book quarter-final berths | Lead Stories
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Brazil, Belgium book quarter-final berths | Lead Stories

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had earlier reported that Belgium's opponents, Brazil, defeated Mexico by 2-0 in their last-16 match . "They are not in the World Cup , so now it is time to shine". Both featured in Japa...More..

Danny Welbeck says England making most of set-pieces at World Cup
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Danny Welbeck says England making most of set-pieces at World Cup

Messi and Ronaldo have already exited the tournament, but Kane is gearing up to face Colombia on Tuesday night. The 32-year-old, who completed his move to Major League Soccer (MLS) side DC United from Ever...More..

Costa Rica uses crossbar, goalie's head to score vs
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Costa Rica uses crossbar, goalie's head to score vs

Costa Rica went in search of a second goal, with Bryn Ruiz causing the Swiss defence a lot of problems with set-pieces. That will leave two significant holes in Switzerland's defense as it plays for a plac...More..

LeBron James Signs 4-Year, $154M Deal With Lakers
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

LeBron James Signs 4-Year, $154M Deal With Lakers

The Cavs have been battling it out with Curry's Golden State Warriors over the past few years, with the two sides reaching the NBA Finals for the last four years in a row. Caldwell-Pope, 25, will head int...More..

Australias Finch smashes own record for highest T20I score
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Australias Finch smashes own record for highest T20I score

Prior to today's match, he had an average of 226 in T20Is in 2018. The Aussie skipper scored a century in just 50 balls and then chose to swing at each and every ball. He was finally dismissed hit wicket in the...More..

by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

James Rodriguez injury latest: Colombia star set to be benched vs England

The England team is being roared by an army of fans at home. Goal-scoring chances likely will be at premium, which leads us to believe this will be a hard-fought, but low-scoring, game. "We're very self-confi...More..

Sanchez Reveals His Pick For World Cup Golden Boot
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Sanchez Reveals His Pick For World Cup Golden Boot

But even though Japan were cruelly denied their first ever appearance in a World Cup quarter-final, it emerged post-match that the players had left their Rostov Arena dressing room squeaky clean with a hand...More..

Andy Murray backs Nick Kyrgios to shine at Wimbledon
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Andy Murray backs Nick Kyrgios to shine at Wimbledon

Asked if he could withdraw from Wimbledon , Murray told BBC Radio Five on Sunday: "Yes, it is still possible". He will be withdrawing from the tournament, he said, as him and his team feel it's too soon to p...More..

Wayne Rooney says he is in America to create DC United legacy
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Wayne Rooney says he is in America to create DC United legacy

We need to improve. "That's clear to see", Rooney said at his introductory news conference Monday at the Newseum in Washington. "This team has some young talent and they can improve with some guidance". "Idea...More..

Did Vladimir Putin phone call inspire Russian Federation to beat Spain?
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Did Vladimir Putin phone call inspire Russian Federation to beat Spain?

AS, another Spanish newspaper, wrote: " David de Gea's World Cup has been a disaster". " Spain step back 10 years" said newspaper El Pais, while Marca declared, " Spain return to the past". Luis Rubial...More..

Australia's Warner, Bancroft deny rifts with Smith
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Australia's Warner, Bancroft deny rifts with Smith

Warner did not fare so well on his comeback for Winnipeg Hawks, being bowled by old adversary Lasith Malinga for just one run after two balls. Asked how his relationship was with Steve Smith - the forme...More..

Smith 'hurt' watching Australia struggle without him
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Smith 'hurt' watching Australia struggle without him

Smith was described as looking "forlorn" while drinking a beer in a bar ahead of his comeback in the Global T20 Canada on Friday. Far away from the hustle and bustle of worldwide cricket, disgraced Austral...More..

Celebrities welcome LeBron James to the Los Angeles Lakers
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Celebrities welcome LeBron James to the Los Angeles Lakers

The Chicago Bulls no longer have to get past LeBron James in the Eastern Conference (that is, when they are competitive again) as he has chosen to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers . It might be a longshot, b...More..

France will reach World Cup final, declares Vieira
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

France will reach World Cup final, declares Vieira

Argentina and Messi's fans were heartbroken. Three minutes into the second half and they were ahead, Messi curling a shot hopefully towards Hugo Lloris in the France goal and right back Mercado reacting in...More..

How LeBron James' decision will move 2018-19 National Basketball Association futures market - Chalk
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

How LeBron James' decision will move 2018-19 National Basketball Association futures market - Chalk

Where LeBron James lands in free agency remains up in the air. That was a major reason why James left in the first place after all. I just want him to sign "a" deal. Usually, most of these tit-bits come fro...More..

Want to win every session, every ball - Virat Kohli
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Want to win every session, every ball - Virat Kohli

The weather is expected to remain pleasant with no signs of rain and humidity of about 40%. "We expect England to come hard at us". It's not just that Australia are now lacking half a first-choice team ...More..

Cristiano Ronaldo: Now is not the time to talk about the future
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo: Now is not the time to talk about the future

After winning a gold medal with Argentina in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, many expected the little forward to take his country to glory in a World Cup or at least the Copa America. 'Ronaldo has had another aw...More..

Real Madrid deny making Neymar offer
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Real Madrid deny making Neymar offer

TVE said on Monday that Los Blancos have submitted a world-record bid of 310 million euros for the Brazil global, but are yet to receive a firm response from PSG. Neymar , who is now starring for Brazil at t...More..

Kevin Durant likes winning titles, won't leave Warriors
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Kevin Durant likes winning titles, won't leave Warriors

And their chances of doing that just got a lot slimmer without Ariza. This was one of the biggest surprises because a lot of people expected him to play for the Los Angeles Lakers . J.J. Redick (unrestricted):...More..

Colombia's James still doubtful for England game
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Colombia's James still doubtful for England game

Colombia have the quality to derail England's World Cup hopes, says Dennis Wise. While England was able to rest eight players for its last group game against Belgium , Colombia had to fight to the l...More..

Boys soccer team found alive in cave in Thailand
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Boys soccer team found alive in cave in Thailand

Narongsak Osatanakorn , governor of Chiang Rai province, said the 13 were being rescued, adding: "We found them safe". Rescuers had been focusing on an elevated mound, which cavers have named "Pattaya Beach...More..

LeBron James: Basketball star agrees to join Los Angeles Lakers
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

LeBron James: Basketball star agrees to join Los Angeles Lakers

Now, with his latest deal, James stands to make significantly more. The Lakers had a busy first day of free agency. In fact, the Los Angeles Times published a nice feature of the 14-time All-Star on the fro...More..

NBA Free Agent Rumors: Julius Randle Agrees To Contract With Pelicans
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

NBA Free Agent Rumors: Julius Randle Agrees To Contract With Pelicans

While he's only committed to a reported one year, $9 million deal with the Lakers, he's probably looking for a permanent home like he had with the Celtics. The Pelicans were hoping to bring Rondo back after the...More..

Murray draws Paire as he fights for fitness
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Murray draws Paire as he fights for fitness

But the 31-year-old, who had surgery on his right hip in January, would cause less disruption than usual if he takes that option as he has slipped down to 156 in the world rankings and is not seeded for the tou...More..

F1 Austrian GP: Vettel hit with three-place penalty in Spielberg
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

F1 Austrian GP: Vettel hit with three-place penalty in Spielberg

Vettel originally qualified in third place for the race with a top lap time of 63.484 seconds (152.145 miles per hour) around the 10-turn, 2.683-mile (4.318-kilometer) Red Bull Ring road course in Spielberg, ...More..

LeBron James to join Los Angeles Lakers in $154m deal
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

LeBron James to join Los Angeles Lakers in $154m deal

But heading to Los Angeles from a basketball perspective is a huge gamble. Given how deep the Warriors are, James is going to have a tough task going through them to get to the Finals again. But Johnson was a...More..

Kyrie Irving claim made about Kawhi Leonard trade
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Kyrie Irving claim made about Kawhi Leonard trade

Ainge's comments come after ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Thursday that the Celtics are among the teams engaged in trade talks with the San Antonio Spurs about Kawhi Leonard . The news broke Friday ...More..

LA fans, businesses prepare for impact of new Lakers star LeBron James
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

LA fans, businesses prepare for impact of new Lakers star LeBron James

And inevitably, social media has gone insane following the massive news, with Ibrahimovic among the big stars to welcome the four-time MVP to LA. Subscribe to our SMS sports service by texting " SPORTS " to 2...More..