Messi is not a leader, he is no Ronaldo, claims Petit

Argentina only qualified for the World Cup due to Messi's heroics in a crunch qualifier against Ecuador, as the Barca star scored a hat-trick to secure qualification. Fabregas believes Messi struggles for his country because he doesn't have the sa... More..

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Garbine Muguruza loses in second round at Birmingham
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Garbine Muguruza loses in second round at Birmingham

Defending Birmingham champion Petra Kvitova continued her impressive grasscourt form after overpowering Australia's Daria Gavrilova 6-2 6-2 to book a spot in the quarter-finals. I'm taking it kind of not ...More..

Hawks draft Slovenia's 'Wonder Boy' Doncic, trade him to Mavs
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Hawks draft Slovenia's 'Wonder Boy' Doncic, trade him to Mavs

In addition to flipping picks, the Mavericks will send the Hawks a future first-round pick that is protected in 2019. Doncic arrived in NY on Wednesday after helping Spain's Real Madrid win its league champio...More..

Kroos stunner pulls Germany back from the brink
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Kroos stunner pulls Germany back from the brink

Switzerland came from behind to beat Serbia in a 2-1 win. Over 20,000 Mexico fans are expected in Rostov to cheer the team on against the Asian side, with the Mexican faithful buoyed by the team's 1-0 win ov...More..

Kyrgios caught out making obscene gesture at Queen's
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Kyrgios caught out making obscene gesture at Queen's

The BBC has been forced to make an awkward apology for a broadcast featuring old mate Nick Kyrgios , after catching him in what we'll go ahead and call a fairly compromising position at the Queen's Club Ch...More..

by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Brazil leave it late to break Costa Rica hearts

Costa Rica held Brazil to a goalless first half as they kept the attacking side at bay. In my life things have never been easy, would not be now right! It had looked like Brazil , after drawing its openin...More..

Two each for Hazard and Lukaku as Belgium thump Tunisia 5-2
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Two each for Hazard and Lukaku as Belgium thump Tunisia 5-2

Tunisia pulled one back one back through Dylan Bronn in the 18th minute. Belgium light up the group stages with a ruthless demolition of Tunisia . Don't miss a moment of the World Cup! That would leav...More..

by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Kroos's goal at the death beats Sweden

Mexico fans did not use their usual goalkeeper chant in Saturday's 2-1 victory over South Korea, in the wake of a fine from Federation Internationale de Football Association after the anti-gay message was heard...More..

by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Gabriel Jesus defends bawling Brazil teammate Neymar

Neymar wrote alongside a picture of himself looking toward the sky. I cried out of happiness, overcoming, grit and desire to win. "No, not the dream, the GOAL!" The relief of getting on the scoresheet prompt...More..

by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Xhaka And Shaqiri Goal Celebrations Bring Balkan Politics To World Cup

Xhaka was born to Kosovan-Albanian parents and his father Ragip spent three-and-a-half years in prison for demonstrating against the Communist Yugoslavian rule in Kosovo . Their goals - one a long range effort...More..

Belgium sweat on Lukaku injury and promise major changes against England
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Belgium sweat on Lukaku injury and promise major changes against England

Lukaku's goals made him the World Cup's joint-leading scoring on four with Cristiano Ronaldo. Of Lukaku, who has now scored 17 times in his last 11 worldwide matches, including four World Cup goals, Mart...More..

Father faces discipline for pulling son out of burning car
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Father faces discipline for pulling son out of burning car

That the rescue occurred on the Father's Day weekend was not lost on either Jones. So to the track, clad in a t-shirt and shorts, rushed Jones's father, Dean. "No one except sweet baby Jesus would have kept...More..

England training notes 'no advantage' for Panama
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

England training notes 'no advantage' for Panama

While counterparts had their lenses tracking the players before Sunday's game against Panama , the London Evening Standard newspaper's Jeremy Selywn snapped a piece of paper in the hands of Steve Holland showi...More..

Sixers trade No. 39 pick to Lakers for 2019 2nd-rounder, cash
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Sixers trade No. 39 pick to Lakers for 2019 2nd-rounder, cash

He returned to North Carolina for his senior season and averaged 17.1 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.2 assists, earning third team All-American honors . The German big man will get his chance with the Los Angele...More..

Hamilton heats up French Grand Prix
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Hamilton heats up French Grand Prix

Hamilton said the only thing that mattered to him was not performing at his best. The session, run in hot conditions, with track temperatures hitting 48 degrees Celsius, and a gusty wind, was interrupted when...More..

Mo Salah awarded Chechnya citizenship after meeting with Kadyrov
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Mo Salah awarded Chechnya citizenship after meeting with Kadyrov

The Pharaohs, as the Egyptian squad is known, adopted the Russian region's capital, Grozny, as their base for the tournament, a choice that has raised eyebrows given Kadyrov's poor human rights record and the l...More..

NBA Draft: Phoenix Suns Select Deandre Ayton As #1 Pick
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

NBA Draft: Phoenix Suns Select Deandre Ayton As #1 Pick

With the Suns taking Ayton with the top pick, the Kings had their chance to shore up their backcourt for the foreseeable future alongside De'Aaron Fox and move another step closer to relevancy. The Atlantic C...More..

Belgium romp past Tunisia with Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku doubles
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Belgium romp past Tunisia with Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku doubles

Belgium took the lead inside six minutes, Eden Hazard converting a penalty after he had been brought down by Syam Ben Youssef. Group G concludes on Thursday, with England playing Belgium in Kaliningrad a...More..

Nets, Dwight Howard Will Negotiate A Buyout
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Nets, Dwight Howard Will Negotiate A Buyout

The Howard trade, which involved Timofey Mozgov , as well as two second-round picks and cash going to Charlotte, won't become official until after the moratorium has concluded on July 6. Howard is an eight-tim...More..

Cesc Fabregas Questions Cristiano Ronaldo's World Cup Goals
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Cesc Fabregas Questions Cristiano Ronaldo's World Cup Goals

As always we welcome your questions, there will be much to break down and discuss after Iran, when Portugal will hopefully be looking forward to a Round of 16 clash against Russian Federation or Uruguay. Rona...More..

Loftus-Cheek wants regular game time next season
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Loftus-Cheek wants regular game time next season

Loftus-Cheek is one of the most promising players that Chelsea have ever produced from their academy, and that's no exaggeration. "I want to play as much as I can", he told the press. "I just had a amusing fe...More..

44-year-old Terrell Owens ran a 4.43 40-yard-dash
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

44-year-old Terrell Owens ran a 4.43 40-yard-dash

A six-time Pro Bowl selection, Owens made more headlines earlier this month by publicly declining his invitation to attend the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony on August 4 in Canton, Ohio. Orlando L...More..

European Champions Cup draw: Ulster's opponents revealed
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

European Champions Cup draw: Ulster's opponents revealed

Scarlets have gone head-to-head against Racing 92 in recent seasons, losing both home and away clashes in season 2015-16 whilst securing a draw at Parc y Scarlets and a win away from home in 2013-14. "It's a ve...More..

Nigeria will peak at 2022 World Cup, says boss Gernot Rohr
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Nigeria will peak at 2022 World Cup, says boss Gernot Rohr

He completed his brace few minutes later, after controlling a long pass and striding into the area to finish confidently. Nigeria are aiming to keep their 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign alive when they take...More..

What Nigeria's win means for Lionel Messi and Argentina
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

What Nigeria's win means for Lionel Messi and Argentina

If Nigeria wins, it will advance to the round of 16. Musa, Nigeria's all-time leading World Cup scorer with four goals, has played well against Argentina before. "I think this team will be ready in 20...More..

by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Neymar roasted for World Cup con job as Brazil defeats Costa Rica

After a goalless first, Brazil stormed out in the second putting enormous pressure on Costa Rica's stout defense. Passed fit despite missing training this week, Neymar had a decent opening moments later...More..

Nigerian pastor prescribes 'perfect remedy' for Super Eagles in World Cup
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Nigerian pastor prescribes 'perfect remedy' for Super Eagles in World Cup

Here's what can happen for Argentina and the others. A draw would leave Argentina needing a win in their final game and praying Iceland either draw or lose to Croatia . This would be the worst possible...More..

by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

LiAngelo Ball not invited to Lakers summer league team

The team did work him out during the pre-draft process. Speaking with TMZ Sports at his JBA season opener on Thursday afternoon, the older Ball doesn't look concerned whether the Lakers move his son to th...More..

by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Serbia vs Switzerland: Battling Swiss unchanged for Serbia showdown

Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri are likely to face action from Federation Internationale de Football Association for their celebrations in Switzerland's 2-1 win over Serbia on Friday evening. Former coa...More..

Will Collin Sexton’s Pitch To LeBron James Make Him Stay With Cavs?
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Will Collin Sexton’s Pitch To LeBron James Make Him Stay With Cavs?

He also is well aware of the rumors involving himself and reiterated that he would love to remain in Cleveland. The confident 6-foot-3, 190-pounder is a proven scorer and he addresses a major need for the Cavs,...More..

Ahmed Shehzad fails dope test, risks suspension
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Ahmed Shehzad fails dope test, risks suspension

According to a report on cricbuzz , Shehzad , who recently played for Pakistan in the Twenty20 series against Scotland , was tested during the Pakistan Cup where he played for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Accordi...More..

Lakers reportedly acquire 2nd-round pick from Sixers
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Lakers reportedly acquire 2nd-round pick from Sixers

The Lakers are expected to be a big player in the free agency market and it's been speculated the franchise will target LeBron James and Paul George . 10 overall, belongs to the Sixers as a result of the 2012 ...More..

Ahmed Musa sets TWO World Cup records as Nigeria beat Iceland
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Ahmed Musa sets TWO World Cup records as Nigeria beat Iceland

Ahmed Musa scored two goals in the match against Iceland leading Super Eagles to victory. But if Argentina claims all three points, it can still advance depending on the result of the other match between ...More..

Phil Mickelson apologises for hitting moving ball during US Open
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Phil Mickelson apologises for hitting moving ball during US Open

According to Mickelson's wife Amy, the 48-year-old had offered to withdraw during his telephone call with Davis after hearing the debate over whether he should have been disqualified. Phil Mickelson has apolog...More..

Nigeria vs. Iceland: Pick your Super Eagles XI
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Nigeria vs. Iceland: Pick your Super Eagles XI

Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel , has revealed on Thursday that he is ready to sacrifice his position on the team, if it will aid the team to win the matches in the 2018 World Cup. An own goal from Oghen...More..