Wednesday September 19-th, 2018

What Nigeria's win means for Lionel Messi and Argentina What Nigeria's win means for Lionel Messi and Argentina

Nigeria were poor in the first half - they failed to have a single shot at goal - but were much improved after the interval. Group D is now set for a blockbuster finale on Tuesday when Iceland take on already-qualified Croatia in Rostov and N...

Anonymous NBA scouts call Zhaire Smith most overhyped player in draft Anonymous NBA scouts call Zhaire Smith most overhyped player in draft

His lengthy European season kept him from working out for teams but he knew the Mavericks were interested. With the draft a couple of days away here are five things I'm thinking when it comes to the Knicks, what might happen, and what I think shoul...

Neymar hits back at critics after tears in Costa Rica match

Unlike Argentina and Lionel Messi, Brazil is still in a good position to advance to the round of 16. Though the Costa Rica team defended well but were of no challenge to Brazil whatsoever. Another alternative to watch Costa Rica vs Brazil ...

Buhari hails Super Eagles’ victory over Iceland Buhari hails Super Eagles’ victory over Iceland

If the two teams are tied in differential, it goes to goals scored to figure out who advances, where Nigeria is now one goal ahead. With Croatia heading the group on six points Nigeria knew a second defeat would mean elimination and Iceland ...

Serbia vs. Switzerland - Football Match Report Serbia vs. Switzerland - Football Match Report

Serbia will now need something from their final Group E match against Brazil, while a draw against Costa Rica would see Switzerland through. The 34-year-old full-back is set to become the player with the most World Cup appearances for Switzerland...

Lakers not inviting LiAngelo Ball to join summer league team

Nonetheless, the organization saw several draft prospects who were likely candidates to be signed for their Summer League or G League rosters. If the Lakers, which do want to keep a good relationship with Lonzo at the very least, won't invite LiAn...

ESPN Insider Confirms LeBron James Considering Only Two Teams in Free Agency ESPN Insider Confirms LeBron James Considering Only Two Teams in Free Agency

It's not hard to figure out a big reason why the Cavaliers took Sexton with the No. 8 overall pick at the National Basketball Association draft, nor is it hard to imagine the Cavs are likely hoping the move works out a little better for them than i...

Cricketer Ahmad Shahzad fails dope test Cricketer Ahmad Shahzad fails dope test

Ahmed Shehzad , the 26-year-old Pakistan cricketer, has reportedly failed a dope Test and risks facing a three-month suspension from the game. The opener, however, reserves the option to give second sample test. It was learned that the PCB has chos...

NBA Draft 2018: Lakers and Sixers reportedly trade second-round picks NBA Draft 2018: Lakers and Sixers reportedly trade second-round picks

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that no players were discussed and that there was no further dialogue between the two teams with talks not going far. "I remember getting up at 3 a.m., watching the games", Wagner said. I think we're ideally situ...

Musa’s brace lifts Nigeria to victory over Iceland at World Cup Musa’s brace lifts Nigeria to victory over Iceland at World Cup

Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is confident the Super Eagles will bounce back when they tackle Iceland in their second World Cup fixture at the Volgograd Arena on Friday 22 June. This is likely to be the overriding feeling and motivatin...

Koepka wins second straight US Open Championship Koepka wins second straight US Open Championship

Fleetwood, whose fourth place behind Koepka at Erin Hills a year ago had been his best major finish to date, said: "I never thought I was out of it, I just needed a good start". Since the World War II era, only two men had retained the US Open titl...

Late show revives Brazil, eliminates Costa Rica Late show revives Brazil, eliminates Costa Rica

He played the full 90 minutes of Brazil's 1-1 draw with Switzerland , a game in which he became the most fouled player at the World Cup in the last 20 years, but missed training on Monday. While Ureña acknowledged Brazil won't be easy, he was ...

Arsenal's Alex Iwobi Dropped For Must-Win Fixture Against Iceland Arsenal's Alex Iwobi Dropped For Must-Win Fixture Against Iceland

Matchday two fixtures in the group stage take place over the next five days, beginning with Russian Federation versus Egypt, and finishing with Group H match-ups between Japan and Poland, and Senegal against Colombia. Not only Messi played badly,...

LaLiga Backs Uzoho, Super Eagles Ahead Of Iceland Clash

The Brazil 2014 Round of 16 achievers flew from their Essentuki base on Thursday morning and were settled in their Hampton-by-Hilton Volgograd Hotel abode a little after 1pm. Argentina opened play in Group D with a 1-1 draw with underdog Iceland , a...

Bucks player Sterling Brown sues Milwaukee over stun-gun arrest Bucks player Sterling Brown sues Milwaukee over stun-gun arrest

District Court. Back in January, Sterling Brown had been talking with officers while waiting for a citation for illegally parking in a disabled spot outside a Walgreens in the early morning hours, and the incident would end up with multiple offic...

Spurs' Gregg Popovich Meets With Kawhi Leonard In Cali Spurs' Gregg Popovich Meets With Kawhi Leonard In Cali

Speaking on SportsCenter on Wednesday, ESPN's Dave McMenamin said that the Cleveland Cavaliers have made calls to the San Antonio Spurs about acquiring disgruntled star Kawhi Leonard but don't believe they have enough assets to make a deal.

Brazil ace out of Costa Rica clash

But Tite quashed rumours he has told the 26-year-old to play more in the team's best interests. The players around him simply weren't good enough - not that Sampaoli's tactics helped - but Neymar's genius isn't compromised by the same dilemma.

Pulitzer-Winning Conservative Jewish Commentator Charles Krauthammer Dies at 68 Pulitzer-Winning Conservative Jewish Commentator Charles Krauthammer Dies at 68

Despite a successful surgery in August to remove the cancer from his abdomen he said it returned and spread rapidly. He revealed the diagnosis in an open letter earlier this month in the Washington Post , where he was a contributor. FOX News Ch...

Japan and Senegal fans clean stadiums after World Cup matches Japan and Senegal fans clean stadiums after World Cup matches

While we'd love to give the Senegalese fans all the credit here, we're going to have to be a tiny bit selfish, and claim that we may have had a slight influence on them. Scott North, a professor at Osaka University in Japan, explained that Japanese...

Andy Murray back from injury, loses to Nick Kyrgios in 3 sets Andy Murray back from injury, loses to Nick Kyrgios in 3 sets

The 31-year-old three-times Grand Slam champion had not played a competitive match since losing to Sam Querrey in last year's Wimbledon quarter-finals and opted to have right hip surgery five months ago. "I'm looking forward to going out there an...

The interview remains critical in the NBA draft process | AP sports The interview remains critical in the NBA draft process | AP sports

Porter Jr. returned to the team March 8th to take on the Georgia Bulldogs. "I was just sore and I wanted to take a couple of days off". Porter missed the majority of his lone college season with a back injury but said recent reports about his sta...

England boss Gareth Southgate makes light of dislocating shoulder jogging England boss Gareth Southgate makes light of dislocating shoulder jogging

We got some clips, sat down together and he wanted to give his advice and opinion. "It's better this is me than one of the players", Southgate remarked in an FA statement. Harry Kane was the hero scoring twice, with the victor coming in extra time....

Trae Young drafted by Mavs, but you won't see him in Dallas Trae Young drafted by Mavs, but you won't see him in Dallas

Dallas moved up two spots in the National Basketball Association draft Thursday night (Friday, Manila time) to get Slovenian guard Luka Doncic , who was selected by Atlanta at No. But, the Hawks were not interested in that deal, according to a repor...

Federation Internationale de Football Association satisfied with video referee debut at World Cup Federation Internationale de Football Association satisfied with video referee debut at World Cup

It had been hoped the Video Assistant Referee's role in Russian Federation 2018 would paper over cracks in referees missing specific on-pitch incidents. "The offences were so clear that I was surprised, and disappointed, that the Brazilian referee Sa...

World Cup telecasts experiencing quality issues Down Under World Cup telecasts experiencing quality issues Down Under

After soccer fans in Australia experienced severe technical issues while trying to stream World Cup 2018 games via the Optus Sport app, free-to-air TV station SBS has announced it will broadcast all games for the next 48 hours. The company also...

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