by | June 17, 2018 | 05:15

It will be the first time the World Cup is hosted by three countries, but a vast majority of the tournament will be on USA soil. Chairman of Morocco's 2026 World Cup bid Moulay Hafid Elalamy said before the event, which convened hundreds of football representatives from all over the world, that " Morocco's bid is not only for Morocco, but it is a bid for a whole people".

by | June 17, 2018 | 05:01

It was the first time since Oakmont in 2007 that no one was under par going into the final day. Finally, he rapped his putter up the hill and by the hole and missed the putt. Phil Mickelson says he didn't mean any disrespect when he hit a moving ball on the 13th green at the U.S. Open. But wait a second, "Where is Tiger Woods in all of this ...?" He then two-putted.

by | June 16, 2018 | 23:27

Koepka and Johnson are close friends, so he should know as well as anyone what will make it hard to catch him. He is tied for 101st. "Because if you don't hit the fairway, you're not getting to the green". That's just to say that Woods, who has had four surgeries on his spine since 2014, will just have to be patient. "Unfortunately, I went the other way".

by | June 16, 2018 | 23:16

Porter suffered a setback last week, which prompted his camp to cancel a workout in Chicago, his second pro day with more than four teams taking a second look at his talents being informed on Wednesday night that he wouldn't be attending due to hip spasms that rendered him unable to move.

by | June 16, 2018 | 20:46

Afghanistan achieved full member status of the International Cricket Council previous year, becoming only the 12th Test team despite conflict at home which has forced them to train in India since 2015. "I am very sure that they would be better bowlers by the start of the next Test match than what they are now". India (likely XI): Murali Vijay , KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (capt), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Hardik Pandya, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Umesh ...

by | June 16, 2018 | 19:00

Records tumbled throughout the series in Dublin , which began with New Zealand posting 490 in the first game, the highest ever men's or women's ODI team score. You won't find many better individual performances than this! Batting first, Amelia along with Amy Satterthwaite had an opening partnership of 113 runs.

by | June 16, 2018 | 11:50

On this memorable Friday night, the Spaniards overcame a calamity just 130 seconds into Hierro's tenure, when Ronaldo tried to step by Nacho near the top left corner of the box and the defender's left calf grazed Ronaldo's right foot, spilling the 33-year-old global superstar from Madeira and wreaking a penalty.

by | June 15, 2018 | 23:13

The spin bowling duo of Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid did the bulk of the damage with the ball, sharing five wickets and bowling with impressive discipline before a fourth-wicket stand of 115 between Joe Root (50) and Eoin Morgan (69) kept England in control during the chase.

by | June 15, 2018 | 22:42

The 26-year-old is eligible for an extension this summer, though he noted agreeing to such a deal "doesn't make any sense" considering the potential to make up to $80 million more next offseason. I think he's one of the most entertaining guys, and he's clutch. There will nearly certainly be hot take artists who read that from Irving and do the "he's not committed to the team" nonsense that we've come to expect out of radio hosts and columnists from the otherwise great city of Boston.

by | June 15, 2018 | 22:43

The 2018 FIFA World Cup got off to a promising start on Thursday, with hosts Russian Federation opening with a 5-0 hammering of Saudi Arabia in Group A . In Brazil four years ago, they were sunk by a late Lionel Messi strike in the group stage against Argentina but there was enough in Iran's performances to persuade Queiroz to stay on.

by | June 15, 2018 | 22:27

But he said the decision was made to be cautious on Friday. "Suarez is a real pest inside the box but I actually think you would see more of Salah on the ball in the match than Suarez". Marwan Mohsen did his best to push the action in Salah's place. "We'll see great players here and he can be the greatest player [of all] at this World Cup ".

by | June 15, 2018 | 22:27

A two-time All-NBA performer, Leonard has one year left on his current deal (with a player option for 2019-2020) and was in line for the super max contract with San Antonio . Leonard rehabbed with his own team of trainers, not the Spurs'. Boston also owns the No. 27 overall pick in the 2018 National Basketball Association draft, and it will likely land the Sacramento Kings' first-round pick in 2019 unless it is No.

by | June 15, 2018 | 21:36

Tottenham will play their first designated home game at Wembley in matchweek two when Fulham are the visitors. Liverpool are due to play Southampton , Man City , Cardiff, Fulham , Everton and Man United after each of their Champions League group games.

by | June 15, 2018 | 20:54

If McIlroy had signed off the round with a 76, he would've only been seven shots off the pace and would've still have had a chance of winning with three holes to go. European number one Tommy Fleetwood was one of a handful of players under par for their rounds, three birdies and one bogey in 11 holes taking Fleetwood to just outside the top 10.

by | June 15, 2018 | 20:14

Nike have refused to supply Iran with football boots for the upcoming World Cup . We spoke to Tehran-based experienced journalist Pejman Rahbar , Editor-in-chief of Varsesh3, Iran's leading sports website. Queiroz helped Iran qualify for back-to-back appearances in the Federation Internationale de Football Association showcase for the first time in the country's history and was banking on a good show from his wards before controversy erupted.

by | June 15, 2018 | 19:01

Boateng last month admitted he was considering leaving Bayern to once more test himself overseas, having endured a disappointing 2010-11 season at Manchester City . "I would like to play well at the World Cup anyway, it has nothing to do with my situation", he said. Boateng's present deal at the Bundesliga powerhouse expires in June 2021 and Rummenigge, who seldom wants to lose any key player, will consider any bid that comes their way.

by | June 15, 2018 | 18:30

He sees a unique opportunity brought by the World Cup to make Mexico and the US get closer, particularly considering the largest number of Mexicans living in the USA, and of Americans in Mexico. The US is scheduled to host 60 of the 80 matches, with the remaining games split evenly between Canada and Mexico. According to President Donald Trump , soccer fans in the U.S.

by | June 15, 2018 | 17:32

In them, France have a potent attacking threat down the wings allowing the likes of Mbappe and Dembele to cut inside and provide options inside the box. These are things that happen and will happen again. "There is no team like Italy from back in the day". France won a World Cup in 1998 by using a striker, Stephane Guivarc'h, who was anything but world class.

by | June 15, 2018 | 16:26

England begin their World Cup campaign against Group G opponents Tunisia on Monday, before taking on Panama and Belgium. "I'd be surprised if the majority of players did not say the World Cup is the biggest sporting event in the world".

by | June 15, 2018 | 12:09

The World Cup should encourage more love stories , a senior Russian lawmaker believes, hoping for more romantic encounters during the major festival of sport and more children born from mixed marriages. The odd schism in Russia's lower house emerged as soccer fans from across the globe arrived in Russian Federation this week for the World Cup, which opens on Thursday.

by | June 15, 2018 | 10:14

LIVE STREAMING ( ) Featured Group coverage channel 1 (Bubba Watson, Jason Day, Brooks Koepka; Sergio Garcia, Jon Rahm, Rafa Cabrera Bello), 7:30 6:30 p.m. Just find a happy place and stay there, because I knew it was going to test me to the limits today. But after Thursday's first round here, I don't think that record is in jeopardy.

by | June 15, 2018 | 02:50

Putin enjoyed the game from his private box alongside Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman who were friendly in the early part of the game, not so much at the latter end of it. You can't ask for a better way to get the crowd excited in the inaugural match of the Cup. The win for Russian Federation is a big boost to its hopes of advancing, but it will still face a tough test against Egypt on June 19 and Uruguay six days later.

by | June 15, 2018 | 02:22

Dalian Wanda is championing China's future football stars in its World Cup creative. In turn, Infantino gave Putin a "big, big thank you from the bottom of our hearts" for Russia's "engagement" with the World Cup . Both teams are struggling for form too losing the majority of their World Cup Friendlies, but given both sides lack of quality, they could cancel each other out.

by | June 15, 2018 | 01:53

And yet, he opted to reveal his decision in a 45-minute TV special - in a stunt reminiscent of LeBron James' identically titled ESPN special in 2010, when the National Basketball Association star announced he was leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Miami Heat .

by | June 14, 2018 | 21:58

Greg Johnson, editor-in-chief of the website "Football.London", believes Ronaldo has shown more adaptability than his rival throughout his career. Latin American sides account for the third and fourth oldest squads as well, in Mexico and Panama respectively, while Brazil are eighth out of the 32 teams.

by | June 14, 2018 | 21:48

City's record at Arsenal leaves a lot to be desired with just two away victories clinched since 1975 - but the Blues secured a hat-trick of victories against Arsene Wenger's side last season, including a 3-0 triumph in the Carabao Cup final at Wembley.

by | June 14, 2018 | 21:23

The Los Angeles Times' Lance Pugmire reported Wednesday that Golovkin wasn't budging from his demand to receive 45 percent of the fight purse, up slightly than the 42.5 percent cut proposed by Golden Boy Promotions. It generated 1.3 million pay-per-view buys and a $27 million gate, the third-biggest in boxing history, ESPN reports. A rematch was planned for May only for Canelo to withdraw after failing two drugs tests for banned substance clenbuterol in February.

by | June 14, 2018 | 19:28

The 2018 opening ceremony of the World Cup airs today, as reported by CBS Sports. "I'm so happy and excited to be going back to Russian Federation for such a unique performance". The service is also releasing "Match 360/Tactical Cam" views that provide behind-the-scenes footage two hours before each match kickoff, a high-angle view above one of the goals and a "Cable Cam" view from a camera suspended above the pitch.

by | June 14, 2018 | 17:47

The promotion promised a free taco to all if either team won a game on the road during the series. The two Taco Bell locations in Pasadena are at 1953 E Colorado Boulevard and 2050 Fair Oaks Boulevard. Each Taco Bell location can only dole out the free tacos while supplies last. We admit we haven't exactly been following the NBA Finals, but we do happen to follow Taco Bell on Twitter .

by | June 14, 2018 | 17:32

Video showed what appeared to be McGregor hurling a trolley at a bus full of MMA fighters after a news conference for the UFC 223 event at the Barclays Centre in April. I don't know what Conor and his team have worked on. However, as had been expected, McGregor's (21-3 MMA, 9-1 UFC) appearance was brief and simply saw the scheduling of his next court appearance, which is now set for July 26.

by | June 14, 2018 | 16:34

Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem have exchanged breaks of serve in a hard-fought start to the French Open final. The Austrian had trouble with the Nadal serve, and he gave up an easy hold. One down-the-line forehand victor landed right at the baseline, leaving Thiem sagging his shoulders and muttering. While unpopular, Nadal's comments have resulted in more of a rekindling of an old debate rather than sparking a new one.

by | June 14, 2018 | 13:16

Awarded full member status by the International Cricket Council ( ICC ) alongside Ireland previous year, Afghanistan became the 12th test-playing nation after first being recognised by the ICC in 2001. "Not only are they competing in shorter formats but are also winning series", Karthik appreciated Afghanistan's team. But the home side have to be a little conscious that they don't slip on a potential banana skin as they come into the game without any match practice.

by | June 14, 2018 | 12:37

Arsenal and Chelsea , who have both just had extremely disappointing seasons, will play a friendly match in Dublin. The league starts at the scandalously early date of Saturday, August 11 but the games will be spaced out so that there will only be four games played by the start of September [no midweek league fixtures].

by | June 14, 2018 | 12:31

Martial has struggled to progress under Jose Mourinho , who has often favoured others over the Frenchman in his side over the past year. The France striker's agent revealed that the player has made a decision to quit the club, while at the same time emphasising that the player was still under contract so agreement will need to be reached with United.

by | June 14, 2018 | 12:15

The Uruguay worldwide has a €25m (£22m) release clause in his deal with the Serie A club and while the transfer fee is not likely to become a sticking point, the Gunners still need to reach an agreement with the player's representatives. Arsenal were tracking Adli as early as March, when a source close to PSG revealed that Manchester City , Barcelona and Bayern Munich were also keen, but he was expected to sign professional terms in Paris until Emery's departure was confirmed.