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Belgium vs Tunisia expected starting XI Belgium vs Tunisia expected starting XI
- June 23, 2018

Belgium keeping the ball well now but Tunisia challenging on the counter. With seven defeats in seven matches for Arab countries, Tunisia will hope to stop the rot. Romelu Lukaku , who scored two against Panama, spearheads the Belgian attack, supported by Eden Hazard and Dries Mertens. That big win saw Roberto Martinez's charges move to the top of Group G and they can take another step towards the knockout stages with a win today. (more...)
Dwight Howard To Negotiate Buyout, Become a Free Agent Dwight Howard To Negotiate Buyout, Become a Free Agent
- June 23, 2018

Prior to this injury, the Pelicans were expected to be in line to offer him a max contract in free agency, but there is no certainty that he can return to being the player he was before this major ailment. "And basically, an organization that will give me a clean slate and just let me be who I am". Howard averaged a double-double for the Hornets last season, but there reports that all was not sunshine and flowers behind the scenes. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo's World Cup goals questioned by Cesc Fabregas Cristiano Ronaldo's World Cup goals questioned by Cesc Fabregas
- June 23, 2018

We have to improve in that area. We won, but we know that there are things to improve on. "His dream is to win the World Cup , it's one of his most desired goals". With each side to play their third and final Group B game, it is Spain and Portugal on four points each at the top, with Iran on three. "I can say one thing; you can only win the European championship and the World Cup by playing well; the concept of what is pretty or not, is something else". (more...)
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander drafted No.11 in the 2018 NBA Draft Shai Gilgeous-Alexander drafted No.11 in the 2018 NBA Draft
- June 23, 2018

The least heralded member of Kentucky's freshman class, he ended up being arguably the Wildcats' best player, averaging 14.4 points, 4.1 rebounds and 5.1 assists while shooting.485 from the field, .404 on 3-pointers and.817 at the line. "Then I put the whole suit together and fell in love". Wendell Carter Jr. wore a Gucci scarf inspired by "Black Panther". Update: Both Gilgeous-Alexander and Knox were selected in the lottery, and it turns out Knox's suit wasn't so ordinary afterall. (more...)
Owens added to Eskimos negotiation list Owens added to Eskimos negotiation list
- June 23, 2018

That doesn't necessarily mean anything, but could provide Owens another option if he is determined to attempt a return to the field. Earlier this month, Owens got tons of reactions across the world of sports when he announced that he would not attend his Pro Football Hall-of-Fame induction ceremony this coming August. (more...)
Leinster grouped with three former champions, while Munster to face Castres again Leinster grouped with three former champions, while Munster to face Castres again
- June 23, 2018

The Welsh region faced last season's beaten finalists Racing in the 2013/14 season losing both fixtures but did record a notable victory in Paris in the 2012/13 season. Heineken , after a four year absence, will return as the key competition sponsors next season. John Mulvihill's side will be confident of progression after their heroics in winning the Challenge Cup in May. (more...)
Nigeria's reluctant tactical change paid dividends in Iceland win - Rohr Nigeria's reluctant tactical change paid dividends in Iceland win - Rohr
- June 23, 2018

NAN photoNigeria's forward Ahmed Musa (R) controls the ball next to Iceland's goalkeeper Hannes Halldorsson before scoring his second goal during the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Nigeria and Iceland. (more...)
Ahmed Musa sets TWO World Cup records as Nigeria beat Iceland Ahmed Musa sets TWO World Cup records as Nigeria beat Iceland
- June 23, 2018

We all know the famous story of Mikel's insatiable performances during the FIFA World Youth Championships in 2005 as an advanced playmaker, which gave prominence to his name, and secured him a move to Chelsea. If both win on Tuesday at 2 p.m. ET, they'll be hoping to top the other on tiebreakers, where Iceland has a slight advantage in goal differential after two games played. (more...)
All-time NBA draft: best pick from every slot All-time NBA draft: best pick from every slot
- June 23, 2018

Young led the nation in scoring, displaying his Curry-like range from well beyond the arc. "One team, I don't know what team it was. they asked if I had a kid", Knox told reporters. Missing from that group are any frontcourt players. The 6-foot-7′ forward won two national championships at Villanova and boasts a 7-foot wingspan, making him almost impossible to get by on the perimeter. (more...)
Brazil vs. Costa Rica live stream
- June 23, 2018

The finish was frantic as Brazil swept forward in waves, only to be repelled time and again by Costa Rica's stubborn defence, until Coutinho came to the rescue. Though the Costa Rica team defended well but were of no challenge to Brazil whatsoever. Cameras then captured the exchange between the Brazilian star and the official. (more...)
‘This is Nigeria’: Super Eagles’ victory sends Twitter into frenzy ‘This is Nigeria’: Super Eagles’ victory sends Twitter into frenzy
- June 23, 2018

If they win and Nigeria loses to Argentina , Iceland advances. Croatia wins the group with a win or draw vs. Iceland , and they'll also win the group if Nigeria fails to win. Obi Mikel was used as an attacking midfielder throughout Nigeria's qualifying campaign but a lacklustre showing in Kaliningrad on Saturday meant he was asked to drop into a more defensive role against Iceland . (more...)
FPJ's dream XI predictions for Serbia and Switzerland; Live Blog FPJ's dream XI predictions for Serbia and Switzerland; Live Blog
- June 23, 2018

As things now sit Switzerland and Brazil both have four points, but Brazil is ahead on goal differential. Videos Serbia went ahead with an Aleksandar Mitrovic header after five minutes to the delight of their fervent supporters at the Kaliningrad stadium. (more...)
LaVar Ball May Regret Launching JBA League on Same Day as Draft
- June 22, 2018

The younger brother of Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball was not drafted after working out for the Lakers and Golden State Warriors , but had been hoping to score a summer league invite from L.A. Aside from trade rumors involving Lonzo Ball , LaVar also talked about his other son, LiAngelo Ball , who went undrafted on Thursday night. The Los Angeles Lakers , who now employ his older brother, Lonzo, reportedly are passing on the chance to add another Ball to the mix. (more...)
ESPN Insider Confirms LeBron James Considering Only Two Teams in Free Agency ESPN Insider Confirms LeBron James Considering Only Two Teams in Free Agency
- June 22, 2018

The confident 6-foot-3, 190-pounder is a proven scorer and he addresses a major need for the Cavs, who traded All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving to Boston previous year and spent all season trying to replace him. Although we've yet to enter National Basketball Association free agency (it starts July 1), the reports will keep flying in about potential landing spots for the King. (more...)
Pakistan player tests positive for prohibited substance Pakistan player tests positive for prohibited substance
- June 22, 2018

What are the ICC rules? "He has tested positive in the initial test but the process has to be completed before we can make any official statements", a reliable source in the board said. According to reports, the development was revealed after a meeting between the Pakistan selection committee and head oach Mickey Arthur for the squad selection for the Zimbabwe tour. (more...)
Lakers land German big man Moritz Wagner with 1st-round pick Lakers land German big man Moritz Wagner with 1st-round pick
- June 22, 2018

They simply drafted their three picks - officially two, a deal for the 39th pick, which Philadelphia used on German forward Isaac Bonga, can't be made official until July. And while he knows a few of the Lakers - he and Josh Hart share the same agent, so they've hung out a few times - he's most excited to make new relationships the way he did when he first arrived at U-M. (more...)
Super Eagles rated third worst team at the World Cup Super Eagles rated third worst team at the World Cup
- June 22, 2018

Nigeria beat Iceland 2-0 on Friday to revive their hopes of advancing into the knockout stages of the World Cup in Russian Federation, as striker Ahmed Musa dramatically marked his return to the team with two fine second-half goals. However, the Nigerian Eagles who are in group D still stand a chance of qualifying as Argentina only has two one point having drawn their first match and lost the Second while Iceland has one point from their first game against Argentina. (more...)
Mickelson apologises for US Open rules violation Mickelson apologises for US Open rules violation
- June 22, 2018

Open. "My anger and frustration got the best of me last weekend", Mickelson, six times an Open runner-up, told Golf Channel in a note shared with a select group of media members. Davis said: "Phil really did want to understand how the rule operates because he didn't want to... frankly, as he said to me, he goes, 'Mike, I don't want to play in this championship if I should have been disqualified". (more...)
Paulina Gretzky's entourage was confused at end of US Open Paulina Gretzky's entourage was confused at end of US Open
- June 22, 2018

They are the ultimate tests of golf and it shows you where you are at and what you need to improve. "To come back after sitting on the sidelines for so long, I was so eager to go out and play after watching Augusta". He will be very disappointed that he didn't hole one of those but he has to remember that he did the hard bit - hitting the shots to get those birdie opportunities - and he didn't make bad putts. (more...)
Brazil beat Costa Rica 2-0 in tense encounter Brazil beat Costa Rica 2-0 in tense encounter
- June 22, 2018

Brazil broke Costa Rican hearts as they snatched a last-minute 2-0 win in Saint Petersburg. A penalty decision is overturned by the video assistant referee (VAR), after Neymar was thought to have been fouled in the penalty box. "There's no sacrifice here", Tite said through a translator Thursday. "We have our own strategy and we will see what happens". While the result confirmed qualification to the next round for Croatia, it opened up the group, where all three remaining teams can ... (more...)
Victor Moses says Super Eagles plan to score early against Iceland
- June 22, 2018

Nigeria's players warm up during a training session at Essentuki Arena, southern Russian Federation, on June 19, 2018, during the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup football tournament. We have told ourselves some home truths and the players have promised to play their hearts out on Friday, " Rohr was quoted to have said by Sportinglife. (more...)
Officer's 'racist' posts key to Sterling Brown suit against Milwaukee police Officer's 'racist' posts key to Sterling Brown suit against Milwaukee police
- June 22, 2018

I'm hoping all of America is watching because Sterling Brown knows this is not just a problem in Milwaukee . According to the lawsuit , one of the officers later took to Twitter to mock Brown, saying, "Nice meeting Sterling Brown of the Milwaukee Bucks at work this morning!" Police Chief Alfonso Morales has not responded to an Associated Press request for comment. (more...)
Lakers rebuffed by Spurs during call about Kawhi Leonard Lakers rebuffed by Spurs during call about Kawhi Leonard
- June 22, 2018

The San Antonio Spurs star reportedly has informed the team that he no longer wishes to be apart of the franchise and his desire is to play for his hometown Lakers. "Leonard had told confidants that he did not want to sit down with Popovich and has been purposely hard for the Spurs to reach recently". Dec 30, 2017, Detroit, MI, USA: San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard reacts after a play during the first quarter against the Detroit Pistons at Little Caesars Arena. (more...)
Nigeria vs Iceland - Preview, Live Match | 22 Jun 2018 Nigeria vs Iceland - Preview, Live Match | 22 Jun 2018
- June 22, 2018

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said he is not under pressure ahead of the match. Weather forecasters are predicting heat of 32 degrees Celsius at kick-off on Friday, 10 degrees hotter than when Iceland pulled off its draw with Argentina . The teams have multiple avenues for goal-scoring, but we don't expect them to produce much. The last side to avoid defeat in both of their first two World Cup games were Senegal in 2002, while Croatia in 1998 were the last European side to do so. (more...)
Charles Krauthammer, Pulitzer-Winning Columnist, Dies Of Cancer Charles Krauthammer, Pulitzer-Winning Columnist, Dies Of Cancer
- June 22, 2018

The Harvard-trained psychiatrist and best-selling author was a longtime Fox News contributor and Washington Post columnist. Fox News reports the death was expected after Krauthammer wrote a letter to colleagues, friends and viewers earlier in the month saying recent tests had revealed that his cancer had returned. (more...)
Japanese fans tidy up stadium after win over Colombia Japanese fans tidy up stadium after win over Colombia
- June 22, 2018

Colombia meet Japan before Poland face Senegal and all four sides will feel they have a good chance of making the knockout stages. We don't know about you, but we think there's enough similarities here for us to be die-hard Senegal fans for the remainder of the tournament. (more...)
Neymar Fit For Brazil After World Cup Injury Fears Neymar Fit For Brazil After World Cup Injury Fears
- June 22, 2018

Iceland coach Heimir Hallgrimsson was equally as bullish, after his team held Argentina to a 1-1 draw, and said the World Cup newcomers "expect to win". Philippe Coutinho scored against Switzerland , while Gabriel Jesus and Willian will also pose a threat. "It's too big a risk". "Both teams are fighting to qualify for the next stage so I'm sure it's going to be a very intense game". (more...)
Murray comeback ends in three-set defeat to Kyrgios Murray comeback ends in three-set defeat to Kyrgios
- June 22, 2018

Despite suffering his first defeat to Kyrgios in six meetings, the 31-year-old Scot showed plenty of promising signs in the two hours and 39 minutes he was on court. But that wasn't the case in the match against Nick. "I won't rule anything out just now", he said. He was wrestling with the possibility of losing to a player who was playing his first match in forever. (more...)
Mizzou's Porter open to draft week workouts Mizzou's Porter open to draft week workouts
- June 22, 2018

Last week, Porter cancelled his second Pro Day due to a strained hip, but his draft stock continued to rise. "It was just a little sore, so I told [my agent] my hip was kind of sore and he just wanted to shut it down for a couple of days", Porter said on The Will Cain Show. (more...)
England boss Gareth Southgate makes light of dislocating shoulder jogging England boss Gareth Southgate makes light of dislocating shoulder jogging
- June 22, 2018

Gareth Southgate gestures as England's Nathaniel Clyne walks by during the global friendly soccer match between England and Spain. "We are lucky we have a top-class medical team around us, so it was fine", Southgate said. "I had brilliant help from them". In fact, he was back at the base for a team meeting and conducted proceedings with his arm in a sling. He's just happy that he was the one to take the blow, and not one of his players. (more...)

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