Akinfeev says Russia were aiming for penalties

Mighty Spain dominated the field at Luzhniki Stadium, dulled the senses with mind-numbing ball movement around the perimeter of the penalty area Sunday. "The fact that the game will be at Luzhniki Stadium with nearly 80,000 people supporting us is ... More..

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LeBron James To Leave Cleveland For The Los Angeles Lakers
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

LeBron James To Leave Cleveland For The Los Angeles Lakers

However, the lure of Los Angeles and the glitz of the Lakers won out. George's choice could sway James to sign a short-term deal with Cleveland, but the Lakers are determined to get their hands on the four-ti...More..

LeBron James Has Reportedly Set A Date For His Free Agency Announcement
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

LeBron James Has Reportedly Set A Date For His Free Agency Announcement

James was on a plane that flew into Van Nuys Airport near Los Angeles on Saturday. James, born in Akron and drafted No. 1 by the Cavs in 2003, is leaving the Cavs for the second time in eight seasons. "So, th...More..

Sexton is next step in Cavaliers' new era of player development
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Sexton is next step in Cavaliers' new era of player development

It's basically a foregone conclusion that LeBron James is leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers for the second time in eight years and will be the uncontested gem of 2018 National Basketball Association free agen...More..

Manchester United midfielder Fellaini signs new deal
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Manchester United midfielder Fellaini signs new deal

There were rumours that the former Standard Liege star was on his way to Italy, as AC Milan director Massimiliano Mirabelli claimed he would not sign a new deal and was in talks with the San Siro side . Alth...More..

Verstappen wins in Austria as Vettel grabs lead in standings
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Verstappen wins in Austria as Vettel grabs lead in standings

Having been passed by Sebastian Vettel , Hamilton then retired himself with a fuel pressure problem. Verstappen started the 71-lap Austrian Grand Prix around the 10-turn, 2.683-mile (4.318-kilometer) Red ...More..

by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Croatia 1-1 Denmark FIFA World Cup 2018 live match updates

Independent : " Denmark face an almighty challenge in getting past Croatia ". They are a limited side with a handful of decent players and one superstar in Christian Eriksen . Jorgensen's goal , his first f...More..

Russian Federation knock Spain out of World Cup
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Russian Federation knock Spain out of World Cup

The teams could not be separated after 90 and then 120 minutes, signalling the first penalty shoot-out of the 2018 World Cup . Hosts Russia reached the quarter-finals of the World Cup on Sunday when they b...More..

'Dark day for German football' after World Cup elimination
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

'Dark day for German football' after World Cup elimination

The FIFA World Cup kicked off on June 14 and will continue until July 15, with the matches being played in 11 cities across Russian Federation. South Korea 2 Germany 0. Four years on in Mexico , Brazil...More..

Will Paul George make Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder title contenders?
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Will Paul George make Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder title contenders?

This buzz has made its way to National Basketball Association circles, as two players told HoopsHype they thought OKC would get rid of Anthony. By not opting in to the final year of his existing deal, George op...More..

Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors agree to short-term deal
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors agree to short-term deal

Durant was due to become a free agent at 12:01 a.m. ET on Sunday, as he declined a $26.2 million player option. The Golden State Warriors aren't expecting any surprises this summer. George agreed to a four-...More..

DeAndre Jordan agrees to one-year deal with Dallas Mavericks
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

DeAndre Jordan agrees to one-year deal with Dallas Mavericks

For his career, the Texas A&M product is averaging 9.4 points, 10.7 rebounds and and 1.7 blocks. All signs are pointing toward Jordan being a Maverick next season, but as we have seen, literally anything is p...More..

LeBron James returns to L.A. to plot his next move
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

LeBron James returns to L.A. to plot his next move

James has not publicly commented on what team he will sign with as his family and close advisers consider offers at his " decision cave " in the Caribbean. Per McMenamin, the Cavs have "been in regular dialog...More..

George to remain with Thunder
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

George to remain with Thunder

The Thunder's current salary for next season stands at $156 million, which is $32 million over the tax line. ESPN's Royce Young tweeted that Westbrook "left a family vacation in Hawaii to fly eight hours ...More..

San Antonio Spurs trade talks pick right back up
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

San Antonio Spurs trade talks pick right back up

Leonard and James have been mentioned together in umpteen recent reports, with the latter mulling a return to free agency and a possible move from Cleveland to the Los Angeles Lakers . Conversely, Leonard coul...More..

France vs Argentina : Messi’s disappointments with Argentina
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

France vs Argentina : Messi’s disappointments with Argentina

Lionel Messi hasn't enjoyed the best of World Cups to this point. "It was a insane game where we did not start well, we recovered and we turned it around, but the equalising goal from them hurt us a lot". ...More..

Germany out of World Cup 2018
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Germany out of World Cup 2018

Ozil has been heavily criticised throughout the tournament and was dropped for the 2-1 win over Sweden last week . Shin, who had given South Korea a one per cent chance of victory before the game, said: "I f...More..

Messi's disappointments with Argentina
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Messi's disappointments with Argentina

Both teams play in the World Cup last 16 on Saturday - Argentina take on France at 15:00 BST in Kazan, before Portugal face Uruguay at 19:00 BST in Sochi. Petersburg, he added: "We would expect all players,...More..

Gareth Southgate says Colombia clash is England’s game of the decade
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Gareth Southgate says Colombia clash is England’s game of the decade

Colombia completed the first round with a 1-0 victory over Senegal that sent them into the last 16 as Group H winners and dumped the African side out of the tournament in a thrilling finale. "Whoever we play w...More..

Mexico blown out, but advances | Professional
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Mexico blown out, but advances | Professional

Mexico were wobbling, and they conceded a penalty in the 61st minute when Hector Moreno brought Berg to the deck. El Tri then survived a nervy moment in the 29th minute when VAR alerted the referee to a ...More..

Germany is the third straight World Cup holder to exit early
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Germany is the third straight World Cup holder to exit early

Critics of Russian President Vladimir Putin have accused him of using the World Cup to defy Western sanctions over the seizure of Crimea from Ukraine, though a number of national leaders and ministers have at...More..

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo can't be stopped by one player - Uruguay coach
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo can't be stopped by one player - Uruguay coach

The 1-1 draw - combined with Spain's 2-2 draw against Morocco - means that the Portuguese go through to the last-16 in second place, ensuring that they'll face Group A table-toppers Uruguay. This is a side with...More..

Toni Kroos sad and angry after black day for Germany
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Toni Kroos sad and angry after black day for Germany

Four years on in Mexico , Brazil would again win the World Cup with arguably the greatest global team ever. The Times also quotes a German source as saying there was an arrogance in the camp that hampere...More..

Argentina Set To Make Surprise Change To Starting XI Against France
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Argentina Set To Make Surprise Change To Starting XI Against France

France and Argentina will officially kick things off in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Round of 16 . Argentina battled into the last 16 in Russian Federation, needing a dramatic 2-1 win over Nigeria to clinc...More..

World Cup LIVE Brazil need a point Germany out; Mexico Sweden through
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

World Cup LIVE Brazil need a point Germany out; Mexico Sweden through

South Korea's first goal in injury time was initially disallowed for offside but that decision was overturned after a video review - meaning Mexico would advance to the knockout stage with Sweden despite the ...More..

Crespo: It's logical Argentina depend on Messi, Barcelona do too
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Crespo: It's logical Argentina depend on Messi, Barcelona do too

At the other end, Gonzalo Higuain blasted over when free in the area, a miss that could have haunted him nearly as much as those from the loss to Germany in the final four years ago in Brazil. Messi is just li...More..

Lakers willing to offer Ingram in deal for Leonard
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Lakers willing to offer Ingram in deal for Leonard

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski recently reported that the disgruntled Leonard's preference is to get traded from the San Antonio Spurs to his hometown Lakers. NBA Weekly hosts Tom Downey and Harris Rubenstein b...More..

Germany lose and Ozil gets blamed again - Why?
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Germany lose and Ozil gets blamed again - Why?

Germany , the winners of the last World Cup in 2014, opened up their campaign in Russian Federation with a narrow 1-0 defeat to Mexico. The Swedes went through to the knockout rounds as the unlikely winners...More..

Subdued but still hopeful, England fans look beyond Belgium loss
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Subdued but still hopeful, England fans look beyond Belgium loss

After beating Tunisia 2-1 and Panama 6-1, Harry Kane and co have already matched the total of eight England scored in both 1990, when Bobby Robson's side reached the semi-finals and a third-place play...More..

Batshuayi reacts to painful goal celebration
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Batshuayi reacts to painful goal celebration

The Belgian's celebration after teammate Adnan Januzaj's goal is being acknowledged as the most embarrassing we've seen in a long time. Michy Batshuayi has provided arguably the funniest blooper of the Wor...More..