by | July 03, 2018 | 11:14

Sokratis Papastathopoulos is a solid signing for Arsenal . He helped the club to win the DFB-Pokal in the 2016-17 season, also claiming a brace of DFL-Supercup crowns during his time at Dortmund. 'I spoke [to Mkhitaryan and Aubameyang] a lot of times, ' Sokratis told Arsenal Player. "I feel very good, it is my first day here, everything is special, it is a lovely moment".

by | July 03, 2018 | 11:10

The third period saw Australia continue firing from all cylinders, stretching its lead to 31 points, 79-48, with four minutes remaining before a fight broke loose. But if their side is routed by suspensions it will make things hard for one of the world's fastest growing basketball populations, in short this game could cost them a world cup place and basketball will be poorer for it.

by | July 02, 2018 | 03:50

He means the world to us and this franchise". James was on family vacation during the draft, multiple league sources told ESPN , and the Cavs entered Thursday without being informed of James' intentions for next season. Ken Berger of Bleacher Report reached out to several executives around the National Basketball Association following the draft to ask them if the Cavs drafting Colin Sexton matters to LeBron , and there was definitive consensus.

by | July 02, 2018 | 02:56

Eight years ago Iniesta scored the goal that gave Spain their first ever World Cup in South Africa. Midway through the month-long tournament, no major racist incidents have been reported among players and fans despite concerns in the run-up that the World Cup could be tarnished by racism.

by | July 02, 2018 | 02:14

Croatia's Dejan Lovren , Luka Modric , Mario Mandzukic and teammates during training. "Kasper did all he could to ensure we won the match, both in extra time and the penalty shootout", he said. But Denmark , unbeaten in 18 games coming into the game, provided tough opposition. A low scoring, methodically played match will play to Denmark's advantage.

by | July 02, 2018 | 01:57

But the Cavaliers are over the league's $101 million salary cap, whether they re-sign James or not. In the morning, James made the announcement all sports fans were waiting to hear after making the announcement that he would be opting out of his contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers for the 2018-19 season, meaning the superstar is now an unrestricted free agent.

by | July 01, 2018 | 03:28

Starting at this year's tournament, disciplinary records - known as fair play - were added by Federation Internationale de Football Association as a tiebreaker. Scampering across his goal before diving, Kawashima clawed the ball to safety just before it had crossed the line. Colombia has 45 minutes to shoot its way into the World Cup's knockout stage, and it will have to do it without James Rodriguez.

by | July 01, 2018 | 03:08

If you've watched their three games you know what they've shown so far means you can't include them in the top five or six. What could be better for the neutral than watching two of history's greatest players going head-to-head on the biggest stage of all? Edinson Cavani scored twice as Uruguay shattered Cristiano Ronaldo's World Cup dream with a 2-1 victory over Portugal here Saturday.

by | July 01, 2018 | 00:43

In the first 45 minutes, Mexico found it hard to find a way past a compact Sweden side, a little and large battle up front between Javier Chicharito Hernandez and Adreas Granqvist hugely contributing to a goalless first half. Captain Andreas Granqvist admitted that the way some of the Germany staff reacted to Kroos' victor left a sour taste and he hopes his players will channel their frustration in a positive way against the Mexicans.

by | July 01, 2018 | 00:42

The ref got the call right. There will be a familiar face in the Iran dugout in Carlos Queiroz, a long-time friend of Santos´s who coached his native Portugal at the 2010 World Cup. This came not long after Caceres had reviewed, for several minutes, the foul that Ronaldo committed. "It's a red card". Think great players can not in this situation be wrong, but it made Lionel Messi and Ronaldo repeated.

by | June 30, 2018 | 01:33

Ronaldo on the other hand started his tournament with a hat-trick against Spain but has slipped behind England's Harry Kane in the race for the Golden Boot after seeing his penalty saved in Portugal's 1-1 draw with Iran. Argentinian soccer reporter, Rama Pantarotto revealed Messi's secret in a video posted on Twitter. "I don't remember such suffering", said Messi when asked if it was the most tense match of his career.

by | June 30, 2018 | 01:31

Day knows he needs a red-hot score today, and the good news for him is that he could be shooting even lower. Though Thomas already has two wins this season, he has just one top-10 finish since March. Harman also began on the back nine and made three bogeys and three birdies before the turn, then birdied four of the first seven holes on his second nine of the day, the most impressive of them on a 25-foot birdie putt at the par-four fourth.

by | June 30, 2018 | 01:16

Deprived of the chance to play at this stage of the last World Cup after being suspended for his infamous bite on Italy's Giorgio Chiellini, Suarez will lead the Uruguay line at the Fisht Stadium alongside Edinson Cavani. "They have great players like we do, but we have the best player in the world", Soares told, with Ronaldo set to equal ex-Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger's record of 38 appearances combined in World Cup finals and European Championships.

by | June 30, 2018 | 01:02

As expected, LeBron James will not opt-in to his $35.6 million option with the Cavaliers , as first reported by, making the greatest player in the world a free agent again. Both are unrestricted free agents. The Lakers , however, are able to sign James with cap space. He's talking about the Los Angeles Lakers. Turning down an option to stay with a team doesn't sound like positive news, but this hardly means the Cavs have been crossed off James' list.

by | June 30, 2018 | 00:37

Some of the positivity which had been building up around the England team was lost with this performance - lacking in the excitement of the previous matches in Russian Federation. Cue the celebrations from the Belgians led by Michy Batshuayi , who picks up the ball, dropped kick it and promptly hits the post and gets smacked right in the face by the rebound.

by | June 29, 2018 | 15:02

Sweden's three-goal success has seen them win the group, while Mexico have gone through in second due to Germany's 2-0 defeat to South Korea . Following their match against Sweden , Mexico's faithful turned their attention to the end of South Korea's game in Kazan .

by | June 29, 2018 | 14:48

In the evening, Belgium topped Group G after defeating England 1-0, while a complete dead rubber saw Tunisia edge out beat Panama. In this World Cup we have had to go through hard times but this selection can face these type of matches.

by | June 28, 2018 | 01:30

The huge 2018 World Cup Group G clash between England and Belgium will be broadcast on NBCSN this Thursday at 2 p.m. ET. If England go on to win that last-16 game, be it against Senegal, Japan or Colombia, they will face the victor the last-16 tie between Group E winners Brazil and Group F runners-up Mexico in the quarter-finals.

by | June 28, 2018 | 01:16

Holmes (65), Anirban Lahiri (65) and third-round leader Brain Harman (69) were 11 under. Casey ended nine years without a win on the tour when he edged out Tiger Woods at the Valspar Championship in March, and is the red hot favourite to pick up more silverware in CT.

by | June 28, 2018 | 01:19

After topping qualifying for the first time since the Spanish Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton said it was great to be back at the front of the grid in France. The Mercedes team's form reflected their determination to bounce back after a disappointing showing in Canada, two weeks ago, where Vettel's 50th career win put him back on top.

by | June 28, 2018 | 01:02

The type of extensive brain damage commonly known as CTE has been found in more than 100 former professional football players and can only be determined through an autopsy. The family's other son also appeared in the documentary. He had been expected to become Washington State's starting quarterback this season. "There weren't really any verbal signs from Tyler to us or to anybody at Washington State that he was suffering".

by | June 28, 2018 | 00:44

The All England Club, which runs Wimbledon , usually sticks to seeding the top 32 players. Dominika Cibulkova , who is ranked No32 in the world, will be the seed to miss out and she voiced her displeasure at the prospect of not being seeded in anticipation of Williams' promotion on Tuesday.

by | June 26, 2018 | 03:24

On Monday, CNN referring to a source close to the Liverpool forward, reported that the 26-year-old "considered quitting Egypt national team due to his unhappiness over what had happened in Chechnya ", where the team was based in Russian Federation.

by | June 26, 2018 | 03:19

German midfielder Toni Kroos salvaged his side after an injury-time goal to get a victory against Sweden in the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russian Federation. The Sweden team have given a strong show of unity after winger Jimmy Durmaz was subjected to death threats for his role in Germany's late victor in the teams' World Cup group match in Sochi .

by | June 26, 2018 | 02:21

Both men have roots in Kosovo, a former province of Serbia that declared independence in 2008. They were fined 10,000 Swiss francs ($10,000) each for "unsporting behavior contrary to the principles of fair-play" and warned, while team captain Stephan Lichtsteiner , who joined in with the celebrations, was fined 5,000 Swiss francs and given a warning, Federation Internationale de Football Association said.

by | June 26, 2018 | 01:49

Salman-al-Faraj restored parity for Saudi Arabia dispatching a penalty in the stoppage time of the first half after Ahmed Hegazi was cautioned for tugging the shirt of Fahad Al-Muwallad. Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah opened scoring for the north African outfit in the 22nd minute with an assist from Abdalla El Said. Read on for our three favourite Saudi Arabia vs Egypt tips .

by | June 26, 2018 | 01:37

The Los Angeles Lakers are highly invested in bolstering their roster with elite free agents this summer. Pelinka, who played for Michigan from 1988 to 1993, joked that he "will forever be accused of having a Michigan Wolverine bias", before citing Wagner's underrated abilities as a passer and screener.

by | June 26, 2018 | 01:23

Youth partly explains a two-year record of 57-107, including the 24-58 mark last season that landed Dallas the fifth pick before the draft-night trade with Atlanta on Thursday. They finished the 2017-18 season 21-61 but return a promising young core led by rising star guard Devin Booker who averaged almost 25 points per game past year.

by | June 24, 2018 | 16:14

With Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain definitely out injured and Adam Lallana unlikely to prove his fitness, and the injury-prone Jack Wilshere also out, Southgate really has little or no options. Ashley Young said he had no concerns over his family coming to Russian Federation, amid worries over racism after defender Danny Rose announced he had told his family not to travel to the tournament.

by | June 24, 2018 | 13:34

Asked if his consistency in front of goal was hard to deal with in his role as de facto deputy, Vardy said: "He's not annoying at all!" "They ( England ) don't have a lot of individual stars like Belgium". England secured their first win in the opening game of a major tournament since 2006 with some late drama against Tunisia. There are no expectation on this Panama side and although I don't see them getting a result from this game, they should put up a good showing.

by | June 23, 2018 | 00:41

England's Fabian Delph is ready to miss a World Cup match to be at the birth of his third child. England's 2-1 win over Tunisia on Monday night may have been nervy, but the most important aspect of the match was the result and the victory ensured the courageous new world under boss Gareth Southgate can continue full steam ahead.

by | June 23, 2018 | 00:40

In my life, things were never easy, and they wouldn't be now! Congrats on the match boys, you guys RULE! "He is resuming a process", Tite said. Neymar left Brazil training early on Tuesday after stretching for a ball and complaining about pain in his right ankle, according to Globo .

by | June 22, 2018 | 04:23

That's according to CalcioNapoli24, who have really cashed-in on the continuous speculation linking Maurizio Sarri , and a host of Napoli players, with a move to Chelsea this summer. "Conte put Mertens forward as a transfer target in each of the last two summers, only for Chelsea to deem the 31-year-old too old and too expensive", noted Law.

by | June 22, 2018 | 03:59

Ayton told reporters afterward that he wouldn't be working out for any other teams. There are Ay-ton of reasons Ayton should be chosen at the No.1 spot in the upcoming NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns . "He could add "#1 overall pick" to the resume if the Phoenix Suns use their top pick on him in the NBA Draft later this month. The Phoenix Suns landed the number one pick and went into the lottery with the best percentage of doing so at 25 per cent.

by | June 22, 2018 | 03:06

Blatter was FIFA president from 1998 until being suspended from office in October 2015 in the fallout from USA and Swiss federal investigations of global football officials. "I was suspended, I'm still a suspended president". On June 9, Peskov said the Russian and US presidents discussed the prospects for their meeting in a March phone call and talked about locations, with the Austrian capital, Vienna, as a possibility.