Argentina | France | Lionel Messi | Jorge Sampaoli | World Cup | 2018 | Football | Onmanorama

He also has to deal with the weight of a whole nation expecting him to win the World Cup in what is likely to be his last shot at the biggest trophy in football. His club team mate Samuel Umtiti, however, believes that Argentina's talisman is differe... More..

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Unimpressed Ricciardo rues 'unfair' treatment from Verstappen
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Unimpressed Ricciardo rues 'unfair' treatment from Verstappen

In the last run I knew there was a tenth or so I could improve from the first run and I managed to find it. After the session, Ricciardo said he felt Red Bull had not been fair with its approach to the sess...More..

76ers badly want to deal for Kawhi Leonard
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

76ers badly want to deal for Kawhi Leonard

Several teams, including Philadelphia and Houston , are interested in pursuing George too, league sources said . Since his trade from IN, the Thunder and Lakers have always been considered the heavy favorit...More..

Modric leads revamped Croatia against Iceland
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Modric leads revamped Croatia against Iceland

Subs: Bradaric (6), Lovren (4), Rakitic (na). Iceland bring on Sigurdarson in place Ragnar Sigurdsson . Croatia claimed top spot in Group D of the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation courtesy of a 2-...More..

Eight Aussies in Women's PGA Championship
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Eight Aussies in Women's PGA Championship

PST on Thursday at Kemper Lakes Golf Club near Chicago. Also likely to be in contention this week are defending champion Danielle Kang, world No.3 Lexi Thompson and fourth-ranked Shanshan Feng of China, but...More..

DeAndre Jordan will opt out, report says
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

DeAndre Jordan will opt out, report says

With the 11:59 pm ET deadline to make a decision on whether he wanted to exercise his $24.1 million player option for 2018-19 approaching, Jordan declined his option and will become an unrestricted free agent o...More..

Mavs, Clippers Exploring a DeAndre Jordan Trade
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Mavs, Clippers Exploring a DeAndre Jordan Trade

This is what Los Angeles did with Chris Paul last season when they sent him to the Rockets. A trade featuring DeAndre Jordan appears to be imminent and the Clippers seem to have found a suitor - the Dallas ...More..

Woods has plenty on the line at Quicken Loans
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Woods has plenty on the line at Quicken Loans

He is grouped for the first two rounds with Marc Leishman and Bill Haas . He has, after all, played well enough so far this season to at least qualify for the first two post-season events, if not the Ryder...More..

Mesut Ozil breaks silence after Germany's World Cup exit
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Mesut Ozil breaks silence after Germany's World Cup exit

To add to the statistical brickbats, this is now the first World Cup since 1966 when England will have progressed further than the Germans. Players like Mesut Ozil , Ilkay Gundogan, Sami Khedira, Marco R...More..

Kawhi Leonard Reaches Out to LeBron James About Playing Together
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Kawhi Leonard Reaches Out to LeBron James About Playing Together

George, a Palmdale native, also became a free agent this week and has been linked to the Lakers. In 2010, James left the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Miami Heat , announcing his decision on an ESPN specia...More..

by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Dallas Mavericks Working On DeAndre Jordan Trade

Jordan has expressed his interest in being the next center for the Dallas Mavericks . While the Mavs seem intent on working out a deal for Jordan, Stein reports that the Clippers have granted Jordan's agen...More..

by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Minnesota United FC Player Comes Out As Gay

This, according to ESPN , makes Collin Martin the only openly gay male player now active in any professional sports league, since the retirement of L.A. Martin joined Minnesota last season and has made 20 ...More..

Keeping LeBron James Is Cleveland’s ‘Plan A, B, And C’ This Summer
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Keeping LeBron James Is Cleveland’s ‘Plan A, B, And C’ This Summer

How does that affect the Heat? That third season - worth $35.6 million for 2018-19 - is the option that James is declining. It also adds more smoke to the LeBron to L.A. It remains unclear if the Spurs are wi...More..

Brazil fans hold funeral for Germany after Russian Federation 2018 elimination
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Brazil fans hold funeral for Germany after Russian Federation 2018 elimination

No decision has been made over the future of Germany head coach Joachim Low, who is contracted until 2022, but Kroos said the mood of sadness and anger around the country would not help the team move forward....More..

France vs Argentina | 30 Jun 2018
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

France vs Argentina | 30 Jun 2018

Argentina scraped into the knockout stages thanks to a dramatic late win in their final Group D game against Nigeria . One day before a match that could decide so many things - perhaps even Lionel Messi's ...More..

Cristiano Ronaldo is the equal of two strikers
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo is the equal of two strikers

Suarez was frustrated during the opening game against Egypt but appears to be coming to a boil just at the right time - he has managed to avoid any further World Cup controversies so far as well, following ...More..

Manchester United Signs Marouane Fellaini To New Contract
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Manchester United Signs Marouane Fellaini To New Contract

West Ham United forward Marko Arnautovic was one of the players identified for the role. The saga now appears to be nearing an end with Fellaini sent to extend his United career for another two years. A media...More..

If LeBron leaves, TUMS will give away heartburn meds to Cavs fans
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

If LeBron leaves, TUMS will give away heartburn meds to Cavs fans

Even that was a remote possibility. James can also sign a short-term deal with Cleveland , something he has done each year since returning in 2014. The Cleveland Cavaliers' star will decline his player op...More..

Marouane Fellaini: Manchester United midfielder signs new two-year deal
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Marouane Fellaini: Manchester United midfielder signs new two-year deal

Having finished 19 points behind Manchester City last season, many United fans feel the decision to retain Fellaini represents a backwards step and a surefire sign that Mourinho's squad will be incapable of mou...More..

AC Milan handed two-year ban from European competitions
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

AC Milan handed two-year ban from European competitions

In descending order, one of Atalanta , Fiorentina , Torino and Sampdoria will all be vying for the European spot, and have duly each been attempting to clean up their books in anticipation of Milan's disq...More..

Germany out of World Cup; Mexico advances despite loss against Sweden
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Germany out of World Cup; Mexico advances despite loss against Sweden

With no shortage of chances, the Germans simply could not find the composure to score - most notably, and with pressure rising to breaking point - Mats Hummels, who missed a free header in the 87th minute. This...More..

by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Joshua given ultimatum to fight Povetkin or risk losing WBA title

It was revealed Tuesday that Joshua will face mandatory WBA challenger Alexander Povetkin first , so as to not be stripped of his belt. "It appears the Wilder team have not returned the contract for the figh...More..

Kawhi reaches out to LeBron about teaming up, but where?
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Kawhi reaches out to LeBron about teaming up, but where?

The Los Angeles Lakers and San Antonio Spurs reportedly re-engaged in trade discussions surrounding Kawhi Leonard on Wednesday. Another James preference that could impact free agency - assuming he choos...More..

No Alisson offers from Real Madrid or Liverpool, says Monchi
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

No Alisson offers from Real Madrid or Liverpool, says Monchi

United striker Romelu Lukaku has starred in Belgium's group stage so far, slamming in four goals to place him alongside Ronaldo as the tournament's second-highest goalscorer. If United do bid for the 28-year-...More..

Germany lose and Ozil gets blamed again - Why?
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Germany lose and Ozil gets blamed again - Why?

With the South Koreans stunning the 2014 champions, Germany's exit paved the way for Mexico to advance to the second round, setting up a showdown with Brazil. That was highlighted by the inconsistent team selec...More..

Germany Fails To Advance Out Of Group Stage For First Time
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Germany Fails To Advance Out Of Group Stage For First Time

Germany are the fourth of the last five reigning champions to go out in the group stage, and their performance in the 2018 World Cup was among the least inspiring of all the perennial powerhouses. Germany f...More..

Wilder: Anthony Joshua’s a coward
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Wilder: Anthony Joshua’s a coward

But instead made themselves look like what they are, not stand up guys. Wilder's co-manager Shelly Finkel told World Boxing News that Matchroom Boxing (Hearn's promotion) has sent a letter saying that Joshu...More..

Khazri lifts Tunisia over Panama to end World Cup drought
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Khazri lifts Tunisia over Panama to end World Cup drought

In the end, the Africans were never really threatened in the remaining stages of the half as they end the tournament with their first points in Russian Federation, although they are still eliminated after finis...More..

by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Los Angeles Lakers under pressure to pull off Kawhi Leonard trade

Boston might ultimately be unwilling to match San Antonio's asking price because they fear Leonard will be a one-year rental. The Lakers are motivated to make a deal for Leonard on several fronts, including...More..

World Cup champions crash out of 2018 tournament at group stage
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

World Cup champions crash out of 2018 tournament at group stage

Tite said he did not have any information about the fitness of left back Marcelo who had to go off early in the game and replaced by Filipe Luis. But a day removed from Brazil securing passage to the last...More..

Belgium's Michy Batshuayi left to rue painful goal celebration
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Belgium's Michy Batshuayi left to rue painful goal celebration

Januzaj scored by nailing a curler from a hard angle aimed at the far post and that ended up being the difference between the two sides as Belgium beat England 1-0 to go through to the last 16 as Group G winner...More..

Late Goal Sends Argentina To Round of 16
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Late Goal Sends Argentina To Round of 16

Croatia's Luka Modric in action during their World Cup clash against Iceland . Messi was subdued during a tumultuous first two games in Russian Federation, missing a penalty in a 1-1 draw with tiny Icel...More..

Magic: I'll step down if I don't land free agents for Lakers
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Magic: I'll step down if I don't land free agents for Lakers

Johnson, who was hired by the Lakers in 2017, may very well be able to land that top-level free agent this National Basketball Association offseason. "Of course, I'm curious", Silver said when asked about Jam...More..

How the Cubs reacted to Chris Bosio getting fired
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

How the Cubs reacted to Chris Bosio getting fired

The Tigers hired Bosio during the offseason after he was sacked by the Chicago Cubs . Bosio reportedly directed his remarks to another Tigers employee, in an incident that occurred recently and was brought t...More..

Defeat to Belgium sets up England's 'biggest game for decade'
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Defeat to Belgium sets up England's 'biggest game for decade'

Germany's exit has no bearing on England preparations for the World Cup latter stages, and they will be going all out to win their final Group G match against Belgium , coach Gareth Southgate said on We...More..