Thursday July 19-th, 2018

Romelu Lukaku a Doubt vs. England; Ankle Injury Diagnosed as Ligament Damage Romelu Lukaku a Doubt vs. England; Ankle Injury Diagnosed as Ligament Damage

The record of 18 goals scored via spot kicks at a World Cup finals is shared by the 1990, 1998 and 2002 competitions - the former was a 24-team finals featuring 52 matches played, while the latter two editions came after the expansion to 32 teams a...

Brazil secure vital 2-0 victory over Costa Rica

Congratulations for the performance, guys". The system has been criticized in earlier World Cup matches , and in yesterday's Denmark versus Australia game it was questioned why VAR had not led to a penalty to the Socceroos being overruled despite ...

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

The result, coupled with the team's excellent goal difference, means the Red Devils have all but qualified for the knockout stages. Belgium's forward Romelu Lukaku scores a goal during the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup Group G football ma...

Late Kroos victor for Germany sets football world alight

Kroos' goal from a set piece came in the fifth and final minute of injury time. Carlos Vela's penalty and a superbly-taken breakaway goal by Javier Hernandez gave Mexico a 2-1 World Cup Group F win over South Korea which put them on the brink of ...

Ronaldo-Messi debate goes far deeper than goals scored Ronaldo-Messi debate goes far deeper than goals scored

Portugal take on Iran in their final game, which is now a victor takes all contest. He scored three in the 3-3 draw with Spain before scoring their victor against Morocco , Messi has floundered in front of goal - missing a penalty against I...

England must avoid complacency against Panama, says Gareth Southgate England must avoid complacency against Panama, says Gareth Southgate

Panama boss Hernan Dario Gomez confirmed in a press conference on Saturday that the same XI who started in their last game against Belgium would line-up against England . I am sure Panama will be similar and they will try and make it hard for u...

Michael Porter Jr. reportedly may sit out rookie season with Nuggets Michael Porter Jr. reportedly may sit out rookie season with Nuggets

Kroenke told The Undefeated he was uncertain about whether Porter Jr. would play in summer league or during the 2018-19 season. Porter only appeared in three games for the Tigers during the 2017-18 season after suffering a back injury two minutes...

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

Stats: He averaged 14.6 points, 7.1 rebounds and 0.5 blocked shots per game and shot 39.5 percent from 3-point range over his last two seasons. Regardless of how the Lakers roster looks next season, the franchise is happy with Wagner. Even after t...

FIFA WORLD CUP Chechnya leader grants Salah honorary citizenship FIFA WORLD CUP Chechnya leader grants Salah honorary citizenship

In an interview with the BBC this week, Kadyrov denied human rights abuses and laughingly rejected the idea he was using the presence of Salah for propaganda purposes. When the Egyptian footballer skipped the team's first practice at Akhmat Arena bef...

Australian Matthew Ebden eliminates former Halle Open winner Philipp Kohlschreiber Australian Matthew Ebden eliminates former Halle Open winner Philipp Kohlschreiber

Discussing the two icons of tennis, 1996 Wimbledon victor Krajicek said: "What makes Federer special is that he played at the highest level for 16 years and achieved the record Grand Slam titles". Of late, the former World No.1 has shown signs he i...

How Deandre Ayton will fit in within the Phoenix Suns How Deandre Ayton will fit in within the Phoenix Suns

While Porter will certainly welcome the chip on his shoulder, the lost earnings will definitely hurt him and his pocket. Picks one through 30 are seen on the board at the conclusion of the first round during the 2018 NBA Draft at the Barclays C...

Firmino helps Brazil to late win over Costa Rica

After drawing their first game, Brazil needed a victory to safeguard their passage through to the last-16 and Philippe Coutinho grabbed a crucial opener in the 91st minute to put his side ahead. Brazil just need a draw against Serbia in their ...

Jon Flanagan deserves second chance at Rangers says Gary McAllister Jon Flanagan deserves second chance at Rangers says Gary McAllister

He said: "I am very excited to be involved in the draw and to have that opportunity to try and qualify for the Europa League ". The size of the club and what the fans are about - I'm just delighted to be here and hopefully I can show the fans what...

Hamilton fastest as Ericsson has fiery crash in France Hamilton fastest as Ericsson has fiery crash in France

Ferrari , Renault and Honda all introduced new engines two weeks ago in Montreal, but Mercedes had to shelve plans to debut a "spec two" unit after a fault was detected. Its works cars, Force Indias and Williams were all fitted with new internal comb...

Roberto Osuna receives 75-game suspension from Major League Baseball over assault charge Roberto Osuna receives 75-game suspension from Major League Baseball over assault charge

The unpaid ban dates back to May 8, the day Osuna was placed on administrative leave after Toronto police charged him with an assault on a woman. Osuna's lawyer made a court appearance on the assault charge on Monday. "Let everything go through i...

Lukaku Equals Ronaldo's Goal Tally as Belgium Take Control Against Tunisia Lukaku Equals Ronaldo's Goal Tally as Belgium Take Control Against Tunisia

Goal! Romelu Lukaku finds the bottom corner! The threat came coming as a minute later the official, even after looking through VAR, handed Belgium a penalty . Romelu Lukaku , Dries Mertens and Eden Hazard again lead the attack in an unchang...

The Nets' Dwight Howard era is already ending The Nets' Dwight Howard era is already ending

Howard and the Nets are reportedly working on a buyout to make him a free agent this summer, allowing him to get paid some of his deal and also finding a destination where he can go and possibly compete. I'm fully confident the Celtics franchise - fr...

Canada's Gilgeous-Alexander enters National Basketball Association with L.A. Clippers Canada's Gilgeous-Alexander enters National Basketball Association with L.A. Clippers

Charlotte selected point guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander from Kentucky with the 11th overall pick in the National Basketball Association draft, but then traded the pick to the Clippers for the 12th overall pick and two future second-round picks.

Eskimos add Terrell Owens to neg list Eskimos add Terrell Owens to neg list

However, he could have an option to turn to in the CFL . Terrell Owens will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame later this summer. That type of speed would be a problem for opposing secondaries, and Owens was always a physical receive...

Edmonton Eskimos add Terrell Owens to neg list Edmonton Eskimos add Terrell Owens to neg list

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. Nonetheless, Ledbetter said he expects Jones to b...

Munster and Ulster handed tough draws in Champions Cup draw Munster and Ulster handed tough draws in Champions Cup draw

They were placed in Pool 3 for rugby's premier and newly-named European championship. "We'll have to be at our best to get through, but hopefully we'll have a bit of luck this year and get to play these games when we're not carrying lots of injurie...

Russian Federation 2018: Nigeria release Super Eagles list against Iceland Russian Federation 2018: Nigeria release Super Eagles list against Iceland

Leicester striker Ahmed Musa's second-half double in Volgograd kick-started Nigeria's World Cup after defeat to Croatia in their opening match. With just two matches remaining before the knockout stage of the 2018 World Cup , Group D is in c...

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 ...

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