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Croatia breaks Russian hearts, eliminating World Cup host in penalty shootout Croatia breaks Russian hearts, eliminating World Cup host in penalty shootout
- July 08, 2018

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev thanked the team on his Facebook account. As far as the game itself, watchers marveled at Croatian goalkeeper Danijel Subašić, who suffered an apparent hamstring injury yet kept playing. Subasic stopped Daler Kuzyayev from equalising in the second half of extra-time, but it was only moments later when Russian Federation finally did have their dramatic equaliser as Fernandes met a fine Alan Dzagoev free-kick with a glancing header and expertly guided the ball ... (more...)
Ex-UCLA Star, NBA Player Tyler Honeycutt Killed After Shootout With LAPD
- July 07, 2018

A SWAT team entered the home and located an unresponsive male, who was pronounced dead at the scene, the LAPD tweeted at 3:45 a.m. Saturday. This is still an ongoing barricaded situation with SWAT officers on scene. He had been playing overseas since 2013. He played in parts of 2 seasons with them, before heading to Europe to play pro ball. He was soon waived, and later that year signed a contract with the Ironi Nes Ziona, a team in the Israeli Super League. (more...)
Sweden v England 07 July 2018 Sweden v England 07 July 2018
- July 07, 2018

There was another against Sweden , with Maguire heading in a driven corner from Ashley Young in the 30th minute. England survived a penalty shootout to beat Colombia in the Round of 16 at the 2018 FIFA World Cup , and now that Three Lions will take on Sweden in the quarterfinals on Thursday. (more...)
How the sporting calendar is accommodating the World Cup How the sporting calendar is accommodating the World Cup
- July 07, 2018

The iconic line in the song "It's Coming Home" is taking over the country. And last but by no means least, our personal favourite: Neo finally getting to grips with " The Matrix " by accepting that football is, unequivocally and without doubt, coming home. (more...)
Graeme McDowell to miss qualifier for The Open after luggage nightmare Graeme McDowell to miss qualifier for The Open after luggage nightmare
- July 07, 2018

You're in Nashville, but your bag could either still in Seattle, or lost in a black hole. That's because on the back of his 37th place finish in the French Open last weekend, Air France mishandled his clubs in transit and they didn't make it to Manchester. (more...)
Brazil exit means only Europeans left standing at World Cup Brazil exit means only Europeans left standing at World Cup
- July 07, 2018

If it's going to be a game of individual performances and just that, then let me tell you right now we have no chance against Brazil . Brazil's exit at Belgian hands is the fourth World Cup in a row that they have departed to European opposition, following defeats to Germany last time round, the Netherlands in 2010, and France in 2006. (more...)
New detail emerges of 'buddy dive' plan to save trapped boys New detail emerges of 'buddy dive' plan to save trapped boys
- July 07, 2018

Saman Gunan lost consciousness underwater during an overnight operation delivering extra air tanks inside the cave, along the treacherous route divers take to get to the trapped soccer team. Saman Kunan, 38, was assisting the operation as a volunteer but died when he ran out of air while diving in the caves at about 7 a.m. local time on Friday (7 p.m. (more...)
Kevin De Bruyne says Belgium still want more at World Cup Kevin De Bruyne says Belgium still want more at World Cup
- July 07, 2018

Belgium beat five-time champions Brazil 2-1 in Kazan on Saturday morning (AEST) to qualify for the World Cup semi-finals, where they will face the 1998 winners France at St. "I cannot complain that I have players who can take up several offensive positions", Deschamps said earlier this year. Five-time champions Brazil had arrived in Russian Federation with high hopes of putting the humiliation of their 7-1 semi-final thrashing on home soil by Germany four years ago behind them, but were ... (more...)
Jimmy Butler, Kyrie Irving Reportedly Interested in Teaming Up Jimmy Butler, Kyrie Irving Reportedly Interested in Teaming Up
- July 07, 2018

LeBron James agreed with the Los Angeles Lakers , as most of you know. Horford and Irving could both be free agents so it might be hard for the Celtics to fit all three player's salaries under the cap, but the cap is projected to go up again next summer. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp: Loris Karius' Champions League errors due to concussion Jurgen Klopp: Loris Karius' Champions League errors due to concussion
- July 07, 2018

Lallana, who struggled last season with thigh and hamstring injuries, is ill, while Matip is not due to return to full training until next week following a thigh operation in March. "But now I know a concussion isn't coming and going in a day". Recent reports this week suggest that Klopp may opt against paying big money for a new keeper and give Karius another chance to resurrect his career at Anfield, but many fans feel it's vital the club sign a new number one if Liverpool are to be ... (more...)
Eric Dier pays tribute to England fans Eric Dier pays tribute to England fans
- July 07, 2018

The 24-year-old saved Carlos Bacca's spot-kick as the Three Lions booked a quarter-final showdown with Sweden , winning 4-3 on penalties following a 1-1 draw. I'm surprised he could reach it given his height", Southgate said with a wry smile. We're together, when one goes down we've got to pick them back up. (more...)
Brazil's Danilo out of World Cup with ankle ligament injury Brazil's Danilo out of World Cup with ankle ligament injury
- July 07, 2018

Both teams possess excellent goal scoring power, so we doubt that we see a low-affair goals game. " Uruguay have so many assets, so many qualities", said France coach Didier Deschamps. However, while Croatia needed penalties to beat Denmark in the last round, they have come to Sochi full of confidence. AC Milan striker Nikola Kalinic was sent home after reportedly refusing to come off the bench in Croatia s opening game against Nigeria. (more...)
Tony Parker to leave Spurs after 17 years with Spurs Tony Parker to leave Spurs after 17 years with Spurs
- July 07, 2018

Spears of ESPN's Undefeated . Parker told reporters the injury he suffered in May 2017 was similar to Leonard's issue with his right quad but "a hundred times worse" and required eight months of rehab. It's still unclear if Leonard would be willing to stay another year in San Antonio . Tension between Parker and Leonard emerged after Parker said his own quadriceps injury was "100 times worse " than Leonard's, who had been seeking outside treatment and recovering away from the team for ... (more...)
35 service points, 26 sets in a row at Wimbledon for Federer 35 service points, 26 sets in a row at Wimbledon for Federer
- July 07, 2018

Russian world No 35 Makarova secured victory on her sixth match point after allowing Wozniacki to claw her way back from 5-1 down in the decider. "Every time when I see an article or a video, especially which I enjoy a lot, I see something about the queue, I hear what they say, how excited they are about Wimbledon ", he said. (more...)
Melo and Thunder Will Part Ways This Summer
- July 07, 2018

Here are eight viable options. If Oklahoma City were to deal Anthony, it would likely be to a team that would release him shortly after. Anthony is a 10-time All-Star and and a six-time All-NBA selection. If the Lakers acquired him via trade, they'd have an expiring contract ahead of the 2019 summer - presumably for Kawhi Leonard. The views on this page do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Basketball Association or its clubs. (more...)
Eight statistics that matter ahead of World Cup quarterfinals Eight statistics that matter ahead of World Cup quarterfinals
- July 06, 2018

The three lions created history early this week when Eric Dier scored the winning penalty in the first shootout England has won at the World Cup. The Three Lions will face Sweden in the last eight, while hosts Russian Federation are still alive and play Croatia. (more...)
Defending Wimbledon champ Federer coasts into 2nd round Defending Wimbledon champ Federer coasts into 2nd round
- July 06, 2018

The champion tennis star is playing his straight 20th Wimbledon this year and it looks like the champion is on his way to yet another dominating tournament. The girl had held up a sign saying, "Can I have your headband pleeease!" And he's apparently ready to oblige. "So the "RF" logo is with Nike at the moment, but it will come to me at some point", Federer said . (more...)
France through to World Cup semi-final after beating Uruguay France through to World Cup semi-final after beating Uruguay
- July 06, 2018

The match is hotting up to being one of the most anticipating fixtures of the competition so far, with France considered slight favourites against a well-organised Uruguay defence. Cavani scored both goals in the 2-0 win over Portugal in the round of 16, but he sat on the bench with an injured left calf he picked up in that match. (more...)
Wimbledon: Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic through as Marin Cilic crashes Wimbledon: Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic through as Marin Cilic crashes
- July 06, 2018

Novak Djokovic eased past Argentina's Horacio Zeballos 6-1 6-2 6-3 to book a showdown with British favourite Kyle Edmund , then insisted a leg muscle twinge was "nothing major". Fritz was leading 4-6, 7-5, 7-6 (0). Rodina, a 120th-ranked Russian qualifier, upset Keys 7-5, 5-7, 6-4. Anderson hit 34 aces to beat Andreas Seppi 6-3 6-7 (5) 6-3 6-4 and set up a third-round meeting with Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton - Mercedes stronger after Austria failures Lewis Hamilton - Mercedes stronger after Austria failures
- July 06, 2018

Verstappen edged Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari for the win. There was a strategy error on the part of the Mercedes team, who opted not to pit Hamilton during the Virtual Safety Car period that was necessitated by the fact that Bottas' car was beached at a slightly less and ideal spot. (more...)

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