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Lionel Messi: Pablo Zabaleta makes Argentina revelation ahead of Nigeria crunch clash

Lionel Messi: Pablo Zabaleta makes Argentina revelation ahead of Nigeria crunch clash On the other side of the coin, Argentina look like a broken side. The 2 times world champions faced a tough-tackling against Iceland , who succeed to draw the match with 1-1 and managed to hold the feet of Lionel Messi. Nigeria (four points) can top the group if they beat Argentina and Croatia lose to Ireland, as well as if Nigeria's goal difference improves ahead of Croatia. [Full Article...]

Lakers Draft Moe Wagner in the First Round

Lakers Draft Moe Wagner in the First Round Sources said Johnson and Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka spoke to a large group of team employees, warning them about tampering. The draft is only a few minutes from getting underway and there could be a little more clarity once it's over. [Full Article...]

Egyptian Commentator Dies After Watching His Country Lose to Saudi Arabia

Egyptian Commentator Dies After Watching His Country Lose to Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia's Salem Aldawsari flips to celebrate scoring his side's winning goal with the final kick of the game against Egypt . It was an enthralling first half between the two teams from Group A who have already been eliminated. El Hadaray did not finish victorious, however, as Salman Alfaraj - with another penalty - levelled Mohamed Salah's opener and Salem Aldawsari struck an injury-tim... [Full Article...]

Utah’s Rudy Gobert wins NBA Defensive Player of the Year

Utah’s Rudy Gobert wins NBA Defensive Player of the Year While a number of other honors were handed out at the 2018 NBA Awards Show on Monday night, the main event was scheduled for the end. The 28-year-old beat the Cleveland Cavaliers' four-time MVP LeBron James and the New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis to the prestigious award. [Full Article...]

Salah´s Egypt leave World Cup winless after late Saudi defeat

Salah´s Egypt leave World Cup winless after late Saudi defeat But Salah's injury in the Champions League final relegated him to the bench in Egypt's opening loss to Uruguay and severely hampered his performance in the Pharoah's second match, when they were hammered by host nation Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Brooks Koepka repeats as US Open champion

Brooks Koepka repeats as US Open champion He's one of the best to ever play the game. Fleetwood also shot a stunning 63 in Sunday's final round of the 118th US Open , agonisingly missing from eight feet for birdie on the 18th to equal the all-time major record of 62 set by Branden Grace in last year's Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. [Full Article...]

Harry Kane now top scorer, sets new record against Panama

Harry Kane now top scorer, sets new record against Panama Here are some pretty stunning stats to put the historic result into some context. The Tottenham Hotspur striker said England fans were justified in dreaming of winning the World Cup for the first time since 1966. Cuadrado's cool finish ended Poland's resistance and ensured the Colombians live to dance another day. Goal four (yes, F.O.U.R.) was another from in-form John Stones - the BB... [Full Article...]

Moses, Ighalo vow Eagles will beat Iceland

Moses, Ighalo vow Eagles will beat Iceland The African side will secure a spot in the knockout stage if they beat Argentina on Tuesday in Group D's final round of fixtures. No matter what happens, the runner up in Group D will meet the victor of Group C, which is likely to be France, in the Round of 16. [Full Article...]

Nigeria vs Iceland : Musa brace restores hope for Eagles

Nigeria vs Iceland : Musa brace restores hope for Eagles Nigeria sweep aside Iceland to set up showdown with Argentina after Ahmed Musa strikes twice against Iceland . The outcome of Nigeria vs Iceland could have a huge impact on who progresses to the knockout stages following Croatia's shock 3-0 win over Argentina last night. [Full Article...]

Gareth Southgate Comments on Leaked Team Sheet Showing Alli Out, Rashford In

Gareth Southgate Comments on Leaked Team Sheet Showing Alli Out, Rashford In Sterling has not scored for England since October 2015 and, speaking after the game in Volgograd, the England manager said: "No (I am not concerned about that record)". The direct Central Americans were well-beaten by Belgium in their opener and Walker said England know what they'll be up against. "I might not be celebrating any goals as athletically in future!" Aside from the two potent... [Full Article...]

Suarez sends Uruguay, and Russia, to last 16 at World Cup

Suarez sends Uruguay, and Russia, to last 16 at World Cup Things won't likely be any easier against Uruguay , a team with two of the best forwards in the game in Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani . - Uruguay have now kept back to back clean sheets in the World Cup for the first time since a run of three in 2010. [Full Article...]

Shaqiri stuns Serbia to give Swiss hope

Shaqiri stuns Serbia to give Swiss hope Midfielder Valon Behrami grew up in what is now Kosovo, moving to Switzerland with his family in 1990 amid rising tensions between ethnic Albanians and Serbs. And Serbia head coach Mladen Krstajic is braced for a hard encounter, telling Swiss newspaper Blick: "They are very strong!" An Aleksandar Mitrovic header forced a smart save from Swiss keeper Yann Sommer after four minutes. [Full Article...]

Firmino helps Brazil to late win over Costa Rica

Firmino helps Brazil to late win over Costa Rica Argentina didn't play, but they are feeling better than they did after the Croatia game. Brazil is coming off a 1-1 draw with Switzerland in its opening match of the 2018 World Cup. It was a free kick from Kolarov that put Serbia in solid position in the group, but Switzerland may be as tough a foe as Brazil. The Serbs were wasteful against Costa Rica last weekend with Aleksander Mitrovic be... [Full Article...]

Neymar leaves Brazil training session limping on right ankle

Neymar leaves Brazil training session limping on right ankle It also posted photos of him practicing, including one showing the playmaker touching the ball with his right ankle. Brazilian media had already been speculating that Brazil could be hiding Neymar's real condition after he couldn't finish practice on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly "confirms" Maurizio Sarri's Chelsea arrival

Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly Sarri, a former banker, has been linked with the post even before the 59-year-old stepped down from the Napoli hotseat after guiding them to runners-up spot behind Juventus for the second time in three campaigns. At Napoli , we enjoyed so much the play and the supporters enjoyed so much too. Sport Italia are now reporting that not only will Sarri be announced at Chelsea very soon, but t... [Full Article...]

Teenager Mbappe makes history as France battle into World Cup last 16

Teenager Mbappe makes history as France battle into World Cup last 16 But on the pitch, as tenacious and hungry as Ricardo Gareca's team have been, Peru are simply not equipped to win against superior sides at this level. But France's early intensity started to fade and Peru should have taken advantage, yet Guerrero shot straight at Lloris on the turn after Christian Cueva found him in the box. [Full Article...]

Senegal, Japan fans sweep stadium after victory, win hearts

Senegal, Japan fans sweep stadium after victory, win hearts You could say they had a stake after all the co-hosted the championship with Korea, but African representatives Senegal who only Tuesday showed class by being the first African country competing in Russian Federation to win a match re-enacted what Japanese fans did four years ago by cleaning up the stadium 40 minutes after their match against Poland. [Full Article...]

Blatter says England should host World Cup

Blatter says England should host World Cup Suspended former Federation Internationale de Football Association president Sepp Blatter has arrived in Moscow for a World Cup visit at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin . "He should not be embarrassed because I am going to watch some matches", Blatter told reporters. Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter gestures during a press conference in Zurich in March. [Full Article...]

Hornets trade Dwight Howard to Brooklyn for Timofey Mozgov, draft picks

Hornets trade Dwight Howard to Brooklyn for Timofey Mozgov, draft picks Howard has a $23.8 million expiring contract, but the move will save the Nets $17 million in 2019-20, which will allow them to create two max salary slots. The deal cannot be made official until the league lifts its moratorium on July 6. Mozgov's numbers pale in comparison to Howard's. He was traded to the Nets last summer by the Lakers as part of the part of their trade for D'Angelo Russell. [Full Article...]

Manchester City to begin title defence against Arsenal

Manchester City to begin title defence against Arsenal The Premier League released the fixtures for all clubs and we got to see just who we would start the season against as we look to make it back to the top four, at least next season. Following the Arsenal game, City do not face another top-six team until they are away to Liverpool - who beat Pep Guardiola's men in the quarter-finals of the Champions League last season - in October. [Full Article...]


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