• Danilo ruled out for the rest of the World Cup
Danilo ruled out for the rest of the World Cup

Midfielder Fernandinho , whose own-goal in the 13th minute gave Belgium a 1-0 lead at Kazan Arena was being criticized by fans in Brazil , including some racist attacks on his social media accounts. As has been the case throughout this World Cup , Brazilian forward Neymar will likely garner much of the attention during the match, both for hi...

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  • Coach of Thai boys trapped in cave offers apology to parents
Coach of Thai boys trapped in cave offers apology to parents

The rescue effort suffered a disheartening setback Friday with the death of a former Thai navy SEAL diving in the flooded passageways to deliver supplies, as authorities raced against worsening weather and lessening oxygen. I promise I will take care of the children the best I can. You don't need to be anxious about me. While the boys wait, a m...

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  • Djokovic, Nadal advance at Wimbledon
Djokovic, Nadal advance at Wimbledon

The 12th seed is optimistic that he will not hampered in his bid to claim a fourth title at the All England Club, having been plagued by injury problems in recent times. And following his win, Nadal expressed that he was happy with his performance but underlined there was still work to be done. The 24th-seeded Sharapova, who was playing Wimbledon f...

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  • Russia, Croatia each make one change for quarter-final
Russia, Croatia each make one change for quarter-final

The Croats hadn't advanced to the semifinals at the World Cup since 1998, when the country made its first appearance. The score was locked at 2-2 after regulation and extra-time, with Denis Cheryshev in the 31st minute and Brazil-born Mario Fernandes in the 115th on target for Russian Federation, and Croatia temporarily leading from Andrej K...

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  • 'Maybe we won't get this opportunity again', says Southgate
'Maybe we won't get this opportunity again', says Southgate

All three are hoping to be available for the quarter final clash, but it is likely that Southgate will assess their fitness before making his team selection. "After I made that first save from Marcus Berg with the header that was me set for the rest of the game", Pickford said on Saturday. "Of course when the president supports you, it makes us c...

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  • Moves the Lakers Need to Make to Compete With the Warriors
Moves the Lakers Need to Make to Compete With the Warriors

Well, the Golden State Warriors signed DeMarcus Cousins and the Lakers really had no other options. And then came the subsequent news that joining the James in Los Angeles will be Lance Stephenson , JaVale McGee and Rajon Rondo . Julius Randle, Isaiah Thomas and several others are out. That process could still reportedly include the add...

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  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic has posted a class tweet after Sweden 0-2 England
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has posted a class tweet after Sweden 0-2 England

Gareth Southgate's side will now face Russian Federation or Croatia in Moscow on Wednesday night. It was a sign of what was to come - direct balls, long throws, pressing - but it didn't trouble England .The Sweden team got in a huddle after the game and coach Janne Andersson spoke to the players who, like England's, had gotten further than ex...

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  • Former NBA Player Tyler Honeycutt Dies at 27
Former NBA Player Tyler Honeycutt Dies at 27

While no officers were hurt, at least one of them discharged a weapon, according to the Police Department. When police arrived, Honeycutt allegedly shot at the officers, who shot back. Police came to the scene after his mother called to say Honeycutt was acting erratically. He spent a season playing for the D-League's Rio Grande Valley Vipers b...

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  • Wimbledon 2018: Muguruza, Cilic beaten as big upsets continue
Wimbledon 2018: Muguruza, Cilic beaten as big upsets continue

Kerber came through a battle with 18-year-old reigning Wimbledon girls' singles champion Claire Liu , the two-time grand slam victor rallying to triumph 3-6 6-2 6-4. Next up for Uytvanck is Estonia's 28th seed Anett Kontaveit , who'll she play on Saturday. Uytvanck beat the Spaniard 5-7, 6-2, 6-1. "I felt much more confident in my game, I se...

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  • Steven Adams' OKC Thunder owns the most expensive roster in National Basketball Association history
Steven Adams' OKC Thunder owns the most expensive roster in National Basketball Association history

Well, it could mean he's not going to be part of the Thunder's 2018-19 team. The Thunder desperately need to do this, because Raymond Felton's new contract has pushed the Thunder's combined spending over $300 million. And Oklahoma City did not have a backup to Russell Westbrook on the roster. The deal runs for four seasons and is worth $137mi...

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  • Belgium can beat 'best team' Brazil in quarterfinal clash - Romelu Lukaku
Belgium can beat 'best team' Brazil in quarterfinal clash - Romelu Lukaku

It's believed the world-record transfer holder will be a favourite for the Ballon d'Or if he leads the Selecao to World Cup glory, something Lukaku seems to be aware of. "With his understanding of his importance in his group and the way we want to play, he's essential for us". None of the World Cup's top five most successful nations - Brazil,...

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  • England target World Cup semis after Belgium stun Brazil
England target World Cup semis after Belgium stun Brazil

A deep-rooted respect for Uruguay was the reason Antoine Griezmann did not celebrate his goal for France that confirmed the South Americans' exit from the World Cup on Friday. "I won't talk about my future right now - it's not appropriate as I'm still thinking about the match". Raphael Varane's towering header gave Deschamps's men the lead ...

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  • Hales leads England to dramatic win over India
Hales leads England to dramatic win over India

India will be hopeful of the fact that Dhoni manages to replicate his heroics in the World Cup slated to be held in England and Wales next year. Indian left-hander Shikhar Dhawan who has been around the Indian cricketing circles for the same time as the wicketkeeper-batsman made his debut when he was the skipper.

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  • Butler has ‘no intentions’ of extension with…
Butler has ‘no intentions’ of extension with…

They each have a player option in their contracts that if declined makes them a UFA in the summer of 2019. According to recent reports, Butler is fed up with the Minnesota Timberwolves , and has no intention of signing an extension with the organization, meaning his name has been thrown into plenty of trade scenarios all of a sudden.

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  • Marcus Smart reportedly prepared to take one-year qualifying offer
Marcus Smart reportedly prepared to take one-year qualifying offer

They have thus far added just first-round pick Robert Williams and free agent guard Brad Wanamaker , and the focus has shifted nearly entirely toward the status of guard Marcus Smart, a restricted free agent. The fact that only a qualifying offer is on the table is being taken as an insult by the player and his camp. National Basketball Associ...

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  • Klopp: Liverpool still working on new signings
Klopp: Liverpool still working on new signings

Liverpool view the defensive midfielder, who has played at right-back in the past, as Emre Can's replacement after the German recently joined Juventus on a free transfer. "Now people could think for us it is the explanation - and for me it is 100% the explanation and that's all". "We want world-class talent to see they have a home at Anfield whe...

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  • Rescue postponed for soccer kids trapped in cave
Rescue postponed for soccer kids trapped in cave

Thailand is holding its breath for the safe return of the group , with heavy rains forecast and fears mounting over the falling amount of oxygen and the high level of water in the cave. The SEAL team takes very good care of us. I miss all of you - grandpa, aunty, mum, dad and everyone. A boy named Mick wrote: "Don't be anxious, I miss everyon...

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  • Courtois Issues Message To Pickford After Belgium's Victory
Courtois Issues Message To Pickford After Belgium's Victory

Pickford used the information and admitted in post-match interviews that only Radamael Falcao had placed his shot differently to what he had expected. As for my own penalty, I just went through the process that I normally do, that I've been working on. "I just thanked [Pickford]". "It will give us huge belief".

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  • Tony Parker considered offers from Spurs, Nuggets before choosing Hornets
Tony Parker considered offers from Spurs, Nuggets before choosing Hornets

A story recently published by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne claimed Leonard " remains irate " with Parker's attitude - but after the six-time All-Star's move to Charlotte this week, it remains to be seen if reconciliation is still out of the question.

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  • David Beckham has accepted Zlatan Ibrahimovic's friendly bet
David Beckham has accepted Zlatan Ibrahimovic's friendly bet

Sweden have, of course, enjoyed some memorable World Cup campaigns in the past - reaching the final on home soil in 1958 where they lost to Brazil and then the semi-finals in 1994 where again the South Americans ended their dreams. Both David Beckham and Zlatan Ibrahimovic are millionaires many times over but that doesn't mean that they don't...

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