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Mexico and South Korea Mexico and South Korea
- June 28, 2018

South Korea suffered their second loss of the tournament to Mexico after falling 2-1 at Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don. But the team never really seemed to recover from its opening 1-0 loss to Mexico . Ludwig Augustinsson volleyed a left-footed shot past goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa from close range five minutes into the second half, and captain Andreas Granqvist converted on a penalty to help Sweden take control Wednesday and win Group F. (more...)
England, Belgium set to battle for second spot?
- June 28, 2018

Some fans have argued it would be better to finish second in the group to avoid the same side of the draw as Brazil, France, Argentina, Portugal and Uruguay. "I am trying to develop a winning mentality". "So I felt then that I had to make sure that if there are opportunities in life you have got to go for it". (more...)
England fans flock to Russian Federation for group decider against Belgium
- June 28, 2018

If the two teams draw - and thus are tied for points, goals for/against and goal difference - then the victor of the group will be decided on fair play, which tallies up each side's yellow and red cards. But Southgate did concede he would probably make some changes for a clash that neither side needs to win. Southgate has already insisted that England will go into the match with the intention of winning the game, though Roberto Martinez is expected to make wholesale changes to his ... (more...)
Sweden routs Mexico, but both advance Sweden routs Mexico, but both advance
- June 28, 2018

Sweden , who are locked in a battle with Germany to qualify for the last 16, are also unchanged. El Tri's faithful could be seen frantically checking their phones for scoring updates from Germany's game soon after Sweden's second goal. (more...)
Lakers could send Spurs 'overwhelming' offer for Kawhi Leonard, ESPN reports Lakers could send Spurs 'overwhelming' offer for Kawhi Leonard, ESPN reports
- June 28, 2018

For the Lakers and the Celtics, shipping a package built around those players would be easier to justify if only they could get assurance from Leonard that he's willing to stay with the team beyond next year. With LeBron James facing a Friday deadline on whether to opt out of his contract with the Cavaliers, the Lakers are under pressure to sweeten the landing spot for the superstar by trading for Spurs All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard before then, according to ESPN . (more...)
Ireland vs India 1st T20I: Rohit, Dhawan take India past 50 Ireland vs India 1st T20I: Rohit, Dhawan take India past 50
- June 28, 2018

The limited over games have importance for both the T20, ODI squad members - to make their mark for the 2019 World Cup - and for the Test custodians ahead of the five Tests. Kuldeep Yadav claimed 4-21 while Yuzvendra Chahal took 3-38. Perhaps it was a marker of this crucial impending assignment that India chose to stay on and practice in London on Monday. (more...)
Richard Jefferson ends friendship with LeBron James to avoid free agency rumors Richard Jefferson ends friendship with LeBron James to avoid free agency rumors
- June 28, 2018

Jefferson, the former Cavalier, announced that he is renouncing his friendship with James because free agency was proving too hard a test for the longtime bros to overcome. "He works too hard it makes the rest of us look bad", Jefferson added. "I wish everyone the best of luck in free agency. Teams and Players. Oh and (bird-finger emoji) to Channing Frye also ... (more...)
Korean consul general to Mexico drinks tequila with fans at embassy Korean consul general to Mexico drinks tequila with fans at embassy
- June 28, 2018

Sweden coach Janne Andersson spoke of his enormous pride after his side topped the group with second-half goals against Mexico from Ludwig Augustinsson, Andreas Granqvist and an own goal from Edson Alvarez to move into a last-16 meeting with Switzerland. (more...)
Liverpool, Man United want to sign 25-year-old Premier League star Liverpool, Man United want to sign 25-year-old Premier League star
- June 28, 2018

But Spurs hold a strong hand in negotiations as the midfielder still has two years remaining on his contract, and Sport1 claim that the club will demand at least €70 million (£62m) for the player. However, while the rumour mill continues to churn out new information, Son will be fully focused on the World Cup. Sporting success on the worldwide stage can lead to an exemption or reduction of the service-former United star Ji-sung Park enjoyed this as he helped the nation reach the ... (more...)
Marouane Fellaini to confirm decision on Man Utd deal soon Marouane Fellaini to confirm decision on Man Utd deal soon
- June 28, 2018

Fellaini's future appeared to lie away from United after he confirmed he would be making announcement over his next move on July 1st, with Italian and Turkish clubs believed to be in talks over a move for the 30-year-old. United have already lost Michael Carrick from their midfield this summer, and have splashed out £52 million to bring in Brazil worldwide Fred from Shakhtar Donetsk as a replacement, and had already started looking at replacements for Fellaini. (more...)
Michael Cheika Not Happy With Referee In Defeat To Ireland Michael Cheika Not Happy With Referee In Defeat To Ireland
- June 28, 2018

No date for the hearing has been set. Folau was shown a yellow card late in the first half for putting Ireland's Peter O'Mahony in a vulnerable position when they were both in the air trying to catch a ball. "Personally, I think it's an interesting decision to even send him there", Cron said on Monday. "I'm not sure how you can clarify it any more or any less, to be honest". (more...)
Germany's World Cup was a disaster waiting to happen Germany's World Cup was a disaster waiting to happen
- June 28, 2018

Costa Rica scored from Bryan Ruiz penalty kick in stoppage time to tie the match on Wednesday night, but it didn't affect Switzerland's progression as the second-place team in Group E. Switzerland after defeated Serbia 2-1 to put themselves in a great shape for qualification and must prevent a lose today to continue their stay in the tournament. (more...)
Lukaku set to sit out England v Belgium
- June 28, 2018

Reach the final from there, and England will face whoever has emerged from the other side of the draw, which could be any side from France, Argentina, Uruguay, Portugal, Brazil, Mexico, Belgium and the runners-up from Group H. The teams feature 35 players from last season's Premier League between them, including the entire England roster, and are playing for the top spot in Group G as they both have two victories in two matches. (more...)
Tigers terminate Chris Bosio's contract for 'insensitive comments' Tigers terminate Chris Bosio's contract for 'insensitive comments'
- June 28, 2018

The Tigers hired Bosio during the offseason after he was sacked by the Chicago Cubs. The Tigers sent a zero-tolerance message, citing a violation of club policy and Bosio's employment contract as the grounds for termination. "The organization holds all of our personnel to the highest standards of personal conduct both on and off the field", the club said. The statement added that the club would have no further comment. (more...)
Sri Lanka struggle against West Indies Sri Lanka struggle against West Indies
- June 28, 2018

Sri Lanka batsman Kusal Perera has been cleared of any serious injury after scans were conducted on him following an injury on the third day of the third day-night Test between West Indies and Sri Lanka in Barbados on Monday. He first got rid of Dowrich, who spooned a simple catch to Lakmal at mid-on and then bowled Devendra Bishoo with a cracking in-dipper for a two-ball duck. (more...)
Bluff helps Truex win Sonoma race | Racing Bluff helps Truex win Sonoma race | Racing
- June 28, 2018

But the timing of the pit stop didn't quite add up, not that Childers had much time to dissect it. Truex won the NASCAR Cup Series race in Sonoma on Sunday because of that clever pit bluff, cruising to his second career victory on the challenging road course. (more...)
Becky Hammon promoted to top Spurs assistant Becky Hammon promoted to top Spurs assistant
- June 28, 2018

But with Spurs assistant James Borrego moving on to take the Charlotte Hornets' head coaching job, a spot on the front row of San Antonio's bench opened up. She was head coach of San Antonio's Las Vegas Summer League teams in 2015 and '16, leading the 2015 squad to the championship. Now heading into the 2018-19 campaign, Hammon will be Pop's right-hand man-well, right-hand woman. (more...)
PCB's anti-corruption unit summons Umar Akmal over match fixing claims PCB's anti-corruption unit summons Umar Akmal over match fixing claims
- June 28, 2018

It is yet to be known whether he has delivered the same message to PCB or not as if there is any truth in this; the board and International Cricket Council (ICC) might set up an investigation to look into the claims of Akmal. "I was also offered to skip matches against India". Similar offers have been made in the past as well. Whenever and everywhere I think I have helped in getting these people who make such calls get caught or identified. (more...)
England arrive in Kaliningrad ahead of Belgium clash England arrive in Kaliningrad ahead of Belgium clash
- June 28, 2018

That's the way we are looking at it. "I've got to think through all of those things: competition for places, players who need match minutes, and keeping the unity of the squad", said the England manager. "When you make changes and players come in they have a high level of motivation, they know it's a brilliant opportunity to play at the World Cup and they want to show what they can do", he said. (more...)
Lakers' plan unfolding: Want Kawhi as LeBron sweetener Lakers' plan unfolding: Want Kawhi as LeBron sweetener
- June 28, 2018

While the Lakers had once seemed like a front-runner for Leonard, a Los Angeles native, once he hit free agency, that was also previously the case with George. Last week, Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports reported (via RealGM ) that the Spurs aren't interested in Ball because of the "circus" that comes with the 20-year-old. (more...)

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