Mark Geiger: USA referee to officiate England vs Colombia

03 Jul, 2018

England won their opening two games of the competition, defeating Tunisia and Panama before going down narrowly to Belgium in their final group game. England's extra rest - head coach Gareth Southgate rotated his lineup in his team's final group-stage game - is another factor in its favor. "He works well with the team".


LeBron James is Moving to LA-And Twitter is Celebrating with Memes

03 Jul, 2018

And his arrival at the famed basketball team has also led to a lot of memes . After years of Stephenson trying to troll James, James was nearly in on the joke by the time the series finished, even giving a reporters a play on words of Stephenson's nickname 'Born Ready .' .


We're settled, but going to be flexible: Kohli

03 Jul, 2018

As a cricketer, you look for new challenges every now and then, that's something I wanted to go and experience because we don't play too much cricket here before we come on tour. For the Men in Blue, the Irish tour was nothing more than a glorified warm-up where all the top order batsmen save Virat Kohli got runs while wrist spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal were again among wickets.


Federer faces ID crisis in switch from Nike to Uniqlo

03 Jul, 2018

The 36-year-old Swiss player first signed with Nike in 1994. Federer's deal with Nike expired in March, and many speculated he would renew his deal. They are mine. The good thing is it's not theirs forever". Uniqlo, which outfitted Novak Djokovic before the Serbian tennis star signed a deal with Lacoste past year, announced Federer as its new "Global Brand Ambassador" on Twitter.


Alan Shearer Fears England’s Arrogance Could Come Back To Haunt Them

03 Jul, 2018

But Colombia defender Yerry Mina has revealed that Kane's Tottenham team-mate Davinson Sanchez has been giving inside tips on how to stop the England No 9 from firing England into the quarter-finals. Evening Standard are reporting an interview with Jesse Lingard , who was asked about the threat posed by Falcao and Colombia as a whole. "You have to try and control every situation".


Brazil advances to QFs with 2-0 win over Mexico

03 Jul, 2018

And neither is Brazil . "They stepped on me, that wasn't fair". "With Lionel Messi gone and Cristiano Ronaldo gone, you could argue that Neymar is the biggest star left in this tournament". I think this is a very negative example for the world of football and all the children who are following this game. But it couldn't get past Brazil , a team it has never beaten - and never scored upon - in World Cup competition.


Kevin Durant Re-Signs With Warriors for Two-Year Max Deal

03 Jul, 2018

After the season, Warriors general manager Bob Myers said Golden State would reward Durant with "whatever he wants". Kevin Durant won his second straight NBA Finals MVP trophy. The 2011 NBA MVP has agreed to a one-year deal worth almost $2.4 million to stay with Minnesota, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said. The Nuggets missed out on the playoffs once again in 2017-18, although Jokic did impress, averaging 18.5 points, 10.7 rebounds and 6.1 assists per game.


Philadelphia 76ers to meet with reps for LeBron James

03 Jul, 2018

After Paul George decided not to join the LA team , as widely predicted, the Lakers will now be more determined to land Leonard and ensure James is not a stranded superstar on its roster. That eliminated the possibility of George and LeBron linking up with the Los Angeles Lakers , and figures to make the Lakers' pursuit of LeBron more hard.


Mass brawl erupts at global basketball match in Manila

03 Jul, 2018

National Basketball Association veteran Andray Blatche , of the Philippines , was also one of the notable players involved in the fight that were ejected. "It was alarming when you see a congregation of players at the end of the court and you say 'is one of our players really under there?'" Thon Maker , a 21-year-old forward for the Milwaukee Bucks , was involved in a massive brawl during an worldwide basketball game between Australia and the Philippines today.


Julius Randle an unrestricted free agent after Lakers renounce his rights

03 Jul, 2018

In addition to James, the Lakers agreed with center JaVale McGee and guard Lance Stephenson on Sunday and agreed to re-sign Kentavious Caldwell Pope . Los Angeles can be patient, get the trade they want or add the free agents next summer, and in the meantime see which of their young core fits with that.


Sixers' pitch to LeBron includes belief they can acquire Kawhi Leonard

03 Jul, 2018

Well, with the NBA's moratorium period not ending until 12:01 p.m. on July 6, Embiid and the Sixers still have some time to change James' mind. Can Boogie return from an Achilles Tendon injury as the same player, much like the greatest Hawk of all time, Dominique Wilkins , did after rupturing his Achilles in the 1991-92 season? ESPN is reporting that DeMarcus Cousins has signed with the Warriors for the mid-level exception, which is for 1 year and worth $5.3 million.


National Basketball Association superstar LeBron James signs with LA Lakers

02 Jul, 2018

His deal with the Lakers is his longest since he signed for six years with Miami in 2010. Free agency began at 12:01 a.m. Sunday, and James had waited until July 8 and July 11 to announce his previous decisions. But the All-Star forward opted to stick with the Thunder and will sign a four-year deal when teams are permitted to finalize contracts on June 6. And while he has always been compared to Michael Jordan, Johnson is the one whose game more closely resembles his own.


LeBron James rumor roundup: The latest on his plans for free agency

02 Jul, 2018

McGee has played the past two years for the Golden State Warriors . The Lakers finally have the star they've waited for since Kobe Bryant's injury. He also set career-highs in rebounds (9.1 per game), assists (8.6 per game) and appearances (82 games). ESPN first reported George's decision about the option year.


The best content about Oregon State's national championship

02 Jul, 2018

Wednesday's loss was the first of the series for the Razorbacks, who had won four straight up to the Game 2 defeat, including seeing off defending champion and No. Brown noted that Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson had come through with the edible goods from their friendly wager on the outcome of best-of-three championship series - six pounds of it, to be exact.


Chris Froome 'blocked from racing Tour de France'

02 Jul, 2018

On Friday, Tour organiser Christophe Prudhomme revealed his frustration that the case was not yet resolved. Salbutamol is a specified substance rather than a prohibited one, meaning Froome was allowed the chance explain the test result and continue racing in the meantime.


The clubs Francesco Molinari used to win the Quicken Loans National

02 Jul, 2018

Tiger Woods closed with a 66, his lowest final round in more than five years, but he was never close . No matter. He finished at 21-under 259, breaking the tournament record by seven shots. His back-nine birdies were putts of nine, eight and 15 feet, respectively. He also was No. 123 in the FedEx Cup , so Molinari chose to play the Quicken Loans National and the John Deere Classic in two weeks to improve his standing.


LeBron James’ representatives to meet with 76ers in LA

02 Jul, 2018

The concept of James joining the Lakers included teaming with Paul George , a hometown high scoring forward, and perhaps either guard Chris Paul or Kawhi Leonard , another forward who is seeking a trade from the San Antonio Spurs and has his eyes on Los Angeles.


Cavs' Altman says there's a 'good dialogue' with James

02 Jul, 2018

The question now is, what does Cleveland's apparent re-commitment to player development mean for James, who is considering whether to leave the franchise and declared he wants to remain in championship mode? But through that process we wanted to focus on long-term success, sustainability.


Verstappen claims surprise Austrian GP win amid Mercedes horror show

02 Jul, 2018

Hamilton took the lead from team-mate Valtteri Bottas off the line but was left vulnerable when his rivals all pitted during the early virtual safety vehicle period while he stayed out on track. Asked if he could have won with a few more laps, Raikkonen replied: "For sure it was possible but this is the laps we had in the race, so it's easy to say 'if this or if that'".


Another stunner as Russian Federation tops Spain in shootout (photos, video)

02 Jul, 2018

It's been a very long season but I hope I can be at the next one". "It's very hard", Ramos said. Spanish captain Sergio Ramos was in tears on the pitch after losing to Russian Federation in a dramatic penalty shoot-out. The 2010 champions managed only nine shots on target - and precious few of those carried any venom. "I'm proud and have nothing negative to say to the whole group that has been in Russia , Hierro and all his team, the players, the coaching staff, all those who have ...


Spain stuck on 99 World Cup goals until at least Qatar 2022

02 Jul, 2018

A marvellous spell is over. "Sometimes the endings are not as one dreams", said Iniesta, who scored the winning goal in the 2010 World Cup final and won two European Championships in 2008 and 2012. "We have a team to keep dreaming", the 32-year-old said on Spain's Telecinco channel. "It's a hard moment, one we have been through on various occasions - we weren't capable of going that little bit extra".


Dramatic penalty shootout seals quarter final place for Croatia

02 Jul, 2018

Three quick thoughts from Croatia's 3-2 penalty shootout win over Denmark , after the pair finished 120 minutes level at 1-1 in their round-of-16 tie. " Croatia are perhaps small favourites if you look at the clubs where the players come from". It struck early, leading directly to the opener and it struck late, sending fear through the Croatian defensive ranks towards the end of the 90 minutes and throughout extra time .


Jordan may exercise $24M player option in hopes of trade; Mavs interested

01 Jul, 2018

Three years after the DeAndre Jordan fiasco, it seems the Mavs are finally closing in on the coveted all-star Center. While the Mavericks have apparent interest in Jordan, their fanbase may be another story. After drafting Luka Doncic to go with Dennis Smith Jr. and Harrison Barnes, the Dallas Mavericks have their perimeter of the future in place - at least that's their hope.


Jerami Grant Reportedly Agrees to 3-Year, $27M Contract with Thunder

01 Jul, 2018

George listed other possibilities - Boston and the Clippers - but the seven-minute episode focused largely on his love for the Lakers and the pursuit by the Thunder to keep him in Oklahoma City. "But at the same time, it's like, what's the best move?" George averaged 21.9 points, 5.7 rebounds and 3.3 assists in 79 games this season for the Thunder.


Durant will sign 2-year deal with Warriors

01 Jul, 2018

Durant, the reigning two-time NBA Finals MVP, helped lead the Warriors to back-to-back championships in his two seasons with the franchise and had been public about his plan to re-sign. He can do whatever he wants. He shot 51 percent from the field, 42 percent from 3-point range and 89 percent at the charity stripe in 68 games. That means his discount last season still matters, as a 20-percent bump from $25 million puts him at exactly $30 million, a full $5,654,150 less for this season than ...



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