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Gernot Rohr claims Super Eagles players are still growing Gernot Rohr claims Super Eagles players are still growing
- June 22, 2018

A Nigerian win will give the team three total points, but Argentina will play Nigeria on June 26th and have a chance to vault into second in the group. (more...)
England manager Gareth Southgate dislocates shoulder England manager Gareth Southgate dislocates shoulder
- June 22, 2018

Southgate has reportedly been considering whether to rotate his team for the Panama match, but England have gone to great lengths to try to ensure their preparations for their World Cup opponents remain secret. Ahead of England's second game of the World Cup against Panama, an image from their training camp has emerged showing Gareth Southgate's potential starting XI. (more...)
Nwosu: Super Eagles Must Play Iceland Like A Cup Final Nwosu: Super Eagles Must Play Iceland Like A Cup Final
- June 22, 2018

If Nigeria lose, they would become the third African side after Morocco and Egypt to be dumped out after just two group matches. "You can ask this question again after the game, but I will tell you we will not lose", he said. Iceland drew their first ever World Cup game when they met Argentina. After a goalless first half, Ante Rebic opened the scoring in the 53rd minute. (more...)
Argentine banned from World Cup for sexist video Argentine banned from World Cup for sexist video
- June 22, 2018

It is the first time that Croatia have progressed past the World Cup group stages since their third-placed debut in 1998. A horrendous mistake by goalkeeper Willy Caballero and two further goals from Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic mean the two-time former champions have to rely on an unlikely sequence of results if they are to progress in Russian Federation. (more...)
Khedira laughs off early flights home joke for Germany Khedira laughs off early flights home joke for Germany
- June 22, 2018

A Swedish television reporter attempted to have a little fun at Germany's expense by handing Khedira a couple of fake airline tickets during an interview on Thursday morning in mock anticipation of Joachim Low's side being forced to catch an early plane home from Russian Federation. (more...)
Luka Doncic To Mavs; Trae Young To Hawks In Major Draft Trade Luka Doncic To Mavs; Trae Young To Hawks In Major Draft Trade
- June 22, 2018

The Hawks , meanwhile, get an exceptional shooter in Young, a 19-year-old guard who earned Big 12 Freshman of the Year honors for the Oklahoma Sooners this season. Young was a dynamic scorer in his only season at Oklahoma as one of the country's best point guards. This marks the seventh time in the last 13 drafts that at least one player has gone in the top five and will be entering the National Basketball Association directly from an worldwide team. (more...)
Optus feels wrath of Australia following shambolic Russian Federation 2018 weekend broadcast Optus feels wrath of Australia following shambolic Russian Federation 2018 weekend broadcast
- June 22, 2018

SBS alteredits schedule quickly to accommodate the Monday night match and presented its own pre-game show instead of taking the Optus pre-game programming. Optus later agreed to let SBS broadcast a handful of matches that were meant to be exclusive to Optus , buying itself 48 hours to resolve all issues. (more...)
Dwight Howard To Negotiate Buyout, Become a Free Agent Dwight Howard To Negotiate Buyout, Become a Free Agent
- June 22, 2018

The Dwight Howard era in Brooklyn may very well be over before it even had a chance to officially get started. A successful buyout will allow Howard to enter free agency later this summer. According to ESPN , Howard said he was "in total shock" after learning of the deal. "For one, this is the healthiest I've been and two, my stats this season has been one of the best since I've been in the National Basketball Association". (more...)
Senegal fans praised worldwide for what they did after the Poland victory Senegal fans praised worldwide for what they did after the Poland victory
- June 22, 2018

Japan's somewhat surprising win over Colombian was followed by their fans carrying out cleaning duties with plastic bin bags they had brought into the stadium in similarly heart-warming scenes. Japan soccer fans are pictured ahead of a match against Colombia in the Mordovia Arena in Saransk, Russia, on June 19, 2018 . "Senegal achieved a historic triumph", Argentinian media outlet TyC Sports tweeted . (more...)
Hierro relieved as Spain pushed to limits by Iran
- June 22, 2018

But Iran refused to buckle, Carlos Queiroz's men coming close in the final minutes when midfielder Mehdi Taremi headed just over. "In some groups two teams have already qualified, but our group is very tough". The relief, however, soon turned into a surprisingly tortuous experience, because the Spain team started to wobble like jelly every time the ball was crossed, with the 10 other players all vigilant of De Gea , as if they wanted the goalkeeper to make the save of the night in ... (more...)
Fagner to start for Brazil against Costa Rica due to Danilo injury
- June 22, 2018

Philippe Coutinho scored against Switzerland, while Gabriel Jesus and Willian will also pose a threat. Brazil are otherwise unchanged as Tite announced their squad on Thursday with the news that Neymar is expected to start . Costa Rica may not provide quite as stubborn opposition as Switzerland, but Brazil will be wary that it took a brilliant free-kick from Aleksandar Kolarov to defeat them in their opening game. (more...)
Ricciardo intrigued by possible McLaren, Renault moves
- June 22, 2018

I will have a listen and try to understand how confident they feel and maybe that can give me more influence on my decision. Ricciardo has been linked with moves from several teams such as Scuderia Ferrari , Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport and most recently, McLaren . (more...)
Burger King Apologizes After Offensive World Cup Advertisement Burger King Apologizes After Offensive World Cup Advertisement
- June 22, 2018

The Russian division of Burger King got a bit too carried away in attempt to celebrate the World Cup. Russian Federation has a history of displaying adverts that rely on sexist stereotypes. "We are sorry about the clearly offensive promotion that the team in Russian Federation launched online", Burger King said on Wednesday, June 20 in a statement to The Associated Press . (more...)
Baker Mayfield fires back at Colin Cowherd for constant criticism
- June 22, 2018

Cowherd: No I wouldn't say that. What's rare is for the subject of his rant to fire back. Even the biggest Mayfield detractors should be able to admit that he handled himself well here, doing so in a fairly respective manner. I'd like you to be with your teammates. "Watch the rest of the game", Mayfield snapped. I was ... Watch the other touchdowns. "That was very eye-opening to me", Mayfield said. (more...)
Pakistan move to number five in ODI rankings Pakistan move to number five in ODI rankings
- June 22, 2018

England all-rounders Ben Stokes and Chris Woakes will miss the rest of the one-day series against Australia because of injury. It will have been noted that both England seamers who went from the IPL to the Test team - Woakes and Stokes - without a warm-up match sustained injuries. (more...)
Stokes out of England squad Stokes out of England squad
- June 22, 2018

All-rounders Sam and Tom Curran have been included in the squad. Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow and Mooen Ali returned to the side after being rested for the T20 tri-series, while pace bowler Jake Ball was recalled. Stokes will be with the squad for the fourth and fifth ODIs in the hope that he is fit to play in the T20s against India in July. Stokes is now recovering from a torn left hamstring, which he sustained in the lead-up to the second Test against Pakistan at Headingley. (more...)
Phil Mickelson says he's sorry for hitting moving ball during US Open Phil Mickelson says he's sorry for hitting moving ball during US Open
- June 21, 2018

Mickelson, who is seeking a US Open title to become the sixth player in the history of golf to complete the career Grand Slam, has finished runner-up in the event six times, including four times in NY (at Shinnecock in 2004, Winged Foot in 2006 and Bethpage Black in 2002 and 2009). (more...)
Pres. Trump holds rally in Duluth Pres. Trump holds rally in Duluth
- June 21, 2018

No caveats were needed when Trump expounded on his other targets of the evening, though: the media, immigration, trade, taxes, and Hillary Clinton, about which he and his supporters bonded with a solidarity that left no room for disagreement. (more...)
Trae Young Not Shying Away From Steph Curry Comparisons Trae Young Not Shying Away From Steph Curry Comparisons
- June 21, 2018

ESPN reported it's unlikely Porter Jr. falls outside the top seven, which puts him ahead of Young in the network's latest mock draft, but some media outlets have him dropping beyond that range. While the decision could be between Young and Gilgeous-Alexander, that is far from the only scenario. They have also added a head coach this offseason in Steve Clifford, who will get the best out of players on that end of the court. (more...)
Red Bull F1 Confirms Honda Engine Switch for 2019 Red Bull F1 Confirms Honda Engine Switch for 2019
- June 21, 2018

Renault is trying to build up its own factory team into a title contender - it is fourth in the 2018 championship ahead of this weekend's French Grand Prix at the Paul Ricard circuit. While the Honda of the hybrid era has garnered something of a reputation for unreliability and low power, it has made gains following the public split from McLaren previous year. (more...)

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