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by | June 28, 2018 | 05:14

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez will come up against Real Madrid rival Cristiano Ronaldo when Uruguay meet Portugal in their World Cup last-16 encounter in Sochi on Saturday night. "I am happy. records are there to be broken", he said after the game, noting that it was also the first time Uruguay had won three matches in a row at a World Cup.

by | June 28, 2018 | 03:42

Asked how much faith he had in Ball when he walked out, Buttler added with a smile: "It probably looked like more than I thought I had! He's the one player", Vaughan told BBC Test Match Special. Jos Buttler kept England's whitewash hopes alive with a 81-run ninth-wicket partnership with Adil Rashid . "What he provides to the team is that calmness", said Vaughan, who played 82 Tests and 86 ODIs between 1999 and 2008.

by | June 28, 2018 | 02:41

As you might recall, Wojnarowski reported earlier this month that Boston made an offer to San Antonio for Leonard ahead of the National Basketball Association trade deadline in February. Kyle Kuzma and Brandon Ingram have been featured most prominently in any suggested trade proposals with the Spurs . And ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reports the Lakers, for the first time in a while, are willing to take on salary to absorb a first-round pick.

by | June 28, 2018 | 01:14

The World Cup match between Serbia and Brazil will be broadcast live on Fox. Serbia will advance with a win over Brazil . Paulinho scored the victor in the first half, and Thiago Silva scored in the second to set up a date with Mexico in the round of 16.

by | June 28, 2018 | 01:14

Switzerland trio Granit Xhaka , Xherdan Shaqiri and Stephan Lichtsteiner have avoided bans from Federation Internationale de Football Association after being investigated for their celebrations against Serbia . I'm very happy to score this goal. "I honestly feel completely depleted", Petkovic said. Arsenal midfielder Xhaka, 25, was born to Albanian parents who were originally from Serbia .

by | June 28, 2018 | 00:20

Uruguay was making its 12th appearance at the World Cup , which it won in 1930 and 1950. Russia: Akinfeev - Kudryashov, Ignashevich , Kutepov, Smolnikov - Gazinski (Kuziaev, 46), Zobnin - Cheryshev, Al. The CSKA Moscow man is the heartbeat of this side and will be hoping to replicate his haul of two assists and a goal against Saudi Arabia in the opening match, having been pretty quiet in the Egypt contest.

by | June 28, 2018 | 00:16

It's widely believed that James' options are merely two - the Lakers and the Cleveland Cavaliers , but the need for a commitment from Leonard (via trade) or Paul George (via free agency) would be an absolute must before he chooses to sign with a different team.

by | June 27, 2018 | 23:56

SportsCenter . Back in July 2014, an Instagram page with the same username posted about James rejoining the Cleveland Cavaliers one day before he announced his return. This begs the question, would ESPN air a lengthy documentary if Paul George would just remain in OKC? In addition to its debut airings on 5 p.m.

by | June 27, 2018 | 23:47

Perhaps it was a marker of this crucial impending assignment that India chose to stay on and practice in London on Monday. Kohli will be playing his first match for India since the country's second T20I against South Africa in February earlier this year, a match which India lost.

by | June 27, 2018 | 23:47

Kolarov was the hero in Serbia's first Group E game, but this time it was his moment of inattention that took a relatively tight game away from his team - not to mention their grasp on a place in the knockout stage. Brazil could also advance with a loss if Switzerland loses to Costa Rica and Brazil maintains the tiebreaker edge. In the second, they enjoyed a couple of intense spells of pressure, Ljajic and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic upping the ante and forcing their opponents back.

by | June 27, 2018 | 23:33

Standing on the 16th green Casey was still one shot adrift of Watson and needing something to happen. "That's when I think I tied him at 16-under, so that's when I really started thinking, OK, we can win this thing", said Watson, who also beat Casey in the same event in 2015 via a playoff.

by | June 27, 2018 | 22:47

The only issue at stake for England against Belgium is whether they finish first or second in Group G. Finishing as runners-up arguably opens up a clearer path to the final - missing France/Argentina and Portugal - but with England now ahead of the Belgians on goal difference, Southgate insists his players will simply go out and try to win the game.

by | June 27, 2018 | 22:25

Cilic is back in Sunday's showpiece after a 7-6 (7/4) 7-6 (7/3) semi-final win over Nick Kyrgios . It will be the second final of the season for the Croatian, the 2012 champion, who was runner-up at this year's Australian Open to Swiss great Roger Federer .

by | June 27, 2018 | 21:58

After the Golden State Warriors swept James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2018 finals, many believe he could decide to become a free agent this summer. He thinks it'll be either Cleveland or Los Angeles. After commenting that there "ain't no loyalty" in the NBA , and that it's hard to predict what kind of trades will take place in the "crazy" NBA, Cauley-Stein talked about the chances of LeBron James joining the Los Angeles Lakers , in the light of recent rumors that he enrolled his ...

by | June 27, 2018 | 20:01

A spokesperson for the Cobb County police said an investigation was underway. The Cobb County Police Department is working with the Atlanta Braves to investigate this incident. Braves management declined to comment and referred all questions to police. Despite the gruesome discovery, there would be no delay of Braves Tuesday night game against the Cincinnati Reds.

by | June 27, 2018 | 19:31

Faced with a must-win situation, Australia will be wary of a wounded Peru when they lock horns in their final group stage match of the FIFA World Cup here on Tuesday. "Any team in the World Cup , in France's situation, they want to finish top of the group, then I presume they'll need to go and win the game and if they have an idea to play for a draw it can be very unsafe".

by | June 27, 2018 | 17:58

Park Joo Ho had already been ruled out of the match in Kazan with a thigh injury. "The disappointment was very big, not just at the fact we lost the game, but also the way they behaved". "If I hadn't responded I would've been emotionally dead", said Andersson in a news conference on Tuesday. "And its not only something to do with the defense", Low said.

by | June 27, 2018 | 17:01

It reserves the right to change the women's seedings to "produce a balanced draw" and Williams, whose protected ranking does not guarantee a seeding, clearly is a special case. "But I think this is a little bit of a different story", she said at the Eastbourne championships. Some had argued against Williams being seeded with world number 32 Dominika Cibulkova telling the BBC it would be "unfair" as she would be the player to lose out as there are 32 seeds.

by | June 27, 2018 | 14:57

Four minutes into the second half, Musa broke the deadlock for the Super Eagles with a handsome strike in the box following a cross from Victor Moses , 1-0. He used three central defenders flanked by wing backs, including Moses who usually plays in attack for Nigeria , and persuaded John Obi Mikel to play deeper in midfield.

by | June 27, 2018 | 09:42

Australia have been better than many expected at the World Cup and still have a chance to advance to the knockout rounds. The 2018 World Cup went a record 27 matches without a goalless draw last week following Eden Hazard's penalty against Tunisia.

by | June 27, 2018 | 08:22

It wasn't much of a blockbuster trade, but Kyle Kuzma's reaction is a sign of bigger things to come. But with Jerry West now involved, the team finally traded Austin. Rivers, who has been with the Clippers since 2015, has already made a decision to opt in to the final year of his current deal worth $12.65 million for 2018-19.

by | June 27, 2018 | 08:12

Hamilton trails Vettel, 121, by one point at the top of the standings heading into the race at the Paul Ricard Circuit. "This place is handsome", he said. Kevin Magnussen (Haas), Bottas, Carlos Sainz ( Renault ), Nico Hulkenberg (Renault) and Charles Leclerc (Sauber) finished out the points. The 90-minute opening session was red-flagged with a minute remaining when Ericsson lost control at the Beausset corner, spun and hit the barriers hard, with the Sauber auto then catching fire.

by | June 27, 2018 | 06:26

Nigeria weren't given much of a chance of qualification from this tough World Cup group, and after a dismal showing against Croatia in their opener, their chances looked nearly non existent. Argentina go on to face France in the next round while Croatia take on Denmark. But, his real test comes now, when he will need to put a masterclass performance against the 2014 World Cup runners-up Argentina and help his nation qualify for the next round by winning the game at all costs.

by | June 27, 2018 | 05:29

Bottas said: "It wasn't a bad lap, not flawless either". This promoted Verstappen to second place, while Carlos Sainz took advantage of Daniel Ricciardo's Red Bull running deep into turn 2, sweeping around the outside to take third place.

by | June 27, 2018 | 04:14

The 21-year-old right-hander was placed on administrative leave by Major League Baseball in May after he was charged with assault on a woman in Canada, reportedly a spousal abuse case according to Fanrag Sports' Jon Heyman . Osuna's next court date is scheduled for July 9 where his lawyer has said the native of Mexico will plead not guilty. The right-hander was on the All-Star team last season and finished the season 3-4 with an ERA of 3.38 and 39 saves.

by | June 27, 2018 | 03:37

Victory and euphoria can not extend too far'. Abusive comments on the 29-year-old substitute's Instagram account poured in after Germany won 2-1 in the 95th minute in Sochi on Saturday. 'I was representing the Korean people and didn't want to lose. Mexico would likely play Switzerland while Brazil would face off against Germany .

by | June 27, 2018 | 03:35

The 2014 World Cup winners have spent the week trying to stave off a crisis after beginning their defence of the trophy with a shock 1-0 defeat by Mexico . However, they fell short in the final third due to the poor quality of the final pass. I think we'll need them. "We have to play more intelligently, not like schoolboys", said Khedira.

by | June 27, 2018 | 01:43

The Mayo Clinic found tau protein in Hilinski's brain, which is considered to be the hallmark of CTE . The results indicated that he had the brain of a 65-year-old, with signs of extensive brain damage known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, which has been found in hundreds of former National Football League players.

by | June 27, 2018 | 01:37

Ricardo Quaresma curled in a trademark trivela goal on the stroke of half-time at the Mordovia Arena, but Karim Ansarifard's late penalty dropped Portugal to second in Group B behind neighbours Spain . However, with Spain and Ronaldo's Portugal both on four points, the more likely scenario is both European side's recording wins and progressing further into the competition.

by | June 27, 2018 | 01:37

Belgium and England have both secured qualification for the round of 16 with a game to spare after beating Panama and Tunisia and both boast exactly the same goal difference, meaning the outcome of Thursday's match between the two in Kaliningrad will determine who finishes as group winners.

by | June 27, 2018 | 01:25

They finish three behind Argentina, who can plan for France, and behind group winners Croatia , who take a ideal record to meet Denmark in Nizhny Novgorod on Sunday. Croatia kept its flawless record at the 2018 FIFA World Cup while sending Iceland home on Tuesday. Midway through the period it was the Nordic side, who had beaten Croatia in qualifying for Russian Federation, who took control, threatening from set-pieces and interceptions.

by | June 26, 2018 | 23:44

Argentina's first goal came from Messi in the 14th minute. The jeers also did not trouble France coach Didier Deschamps , though he did say that if anyone was to blame for the lack of spectacle, it was Denmark . Since day one, van Marwijk has expressed his desire for Australia to become a great team even though they don't have the best players. "We were effective this time".

by | June 26, 2018 | 23:33

James, a finalist this season after falling outside the top 3 in 2017, finished behind Houston Rockets star James Harden for this year's MVP, which was announced Monday night during the 2018 NBA Awards on TNT . He scored at least 20 points in three of those games. The clutch shot on February 7 gave the Cavaliers a two-point win in overtime against Minnesota and signaled a change in attitude for James heading into the second half of the regular season.

by | June 26, 2018 | 23:34

The Argentina federation were even moved on Saturday to confirm that Sampaoli would continue for the final group game among rumours of a rift between players and coach. Argentina's Angel Di Maria reveals how he was able to focus on helping Argentina, and ignore the critics during his side's World Cup qualifying campaign.

by | June 26, 2018 | 22:34

With a final score of 2-0, the match now leaves Nigeria with a chance to go through to the elimination rounds if they beat Lionel Messi and Argentina in their next match. Gylfi Sigurdsson is Iceland's talisman in the centre of midfield, and with 19 goals in 58 caps he's their top scorer too. They went into the tournament as arguably Africa's most successful side in its history and the only nation from the continent to reach the second round on three previous occasions.