Thursday July 19-th, 2018

College quarterback who killed himself had extensive brain damage linked to concussions College quarterback who killed himself had extensive brain damage linked to concussions

Speaking Tuesday to NBC's " Today ", Mark and Kym Hilinski said the Mayo Clinic conducted the autopsy on Tyler, who died at 21 on January 16 in Pullman, Washington. "We wanted to know everything we could and find out anything we could". Now, si...

Argentina players stage coup against Jorge Sampaoli before Nigeria clash Argentina players stage coup against Jorge Sampaoli before Nigeria clash

Jorge Sampaoli's men are facing a group-stage exit in Russian Federation after collecting just one point from their opening two games. Reports this week in Argentina and Spain not only suggested that Sampaoli had lost the team, but also said ...

Australia eliminated as Peru leaves World Cup on high note

But they were rocked by a brilliantly taken Peru goal after 18 minutes when Guerrero broke into the penalty area, cut back onto his right foot and swung a deep cross for Carrillo to lash a volley through Jedinak's legs and into the bottom right cor...

Thailand youth football team trapped in flooded cave Thailand youth football team trapped in flooded cave

According to rescue officials, heavy rain this week has caused parts of the cave to fill with as much as 5m (16 ft.) of water. Rising waters Monday evening first frustrated efforts to search farther in the cave, and the efforts were halted tempor...

Luis Suárez Scores A Clever Free Kick Against Russia Luis Suárez Scores A Clever Free Kick Against Russia

Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how Luis Suarez 23rd minute strike was all Uruguay needed to overcome Saudi Arabia 1-0 in their second Group A match at the Rostov Arena, Rostov at the ongoing 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russian Federation. Uruguay s...

Iran fans try to disturb Portugal team before key match

Here's a rundown of every possible permutation for all the nations that can keep their dream alive and what they need to do. Portugal are a goal to the good against Iran . dispatched the hosts 3-0 in Samara to seal top spot on nine points and ...

How both Spain and Portugal narrowly avoided elimination from the World Cup How both Spain and Portugal narrowly avoided elimination from the World Cup

Spain needed a last minute VAR assisted goal through Iago Aspas to rescue a point, and book their place in the last 16 against hosts Russian Federation. Two previously eliminated teams, Egypt and Saudi Arabia will play in the first dead rubber o...

Nigeria plan to end Lionel Messi's World Cup dream Nigeria plan to end Lionel Messi's World Cup dream

Ighalo knows full well just how much is riding on his side's clash with La Albiceleste , and is confident of booking a spot in the next round. With two wins, Croatia have qualified already and with the suggestion the Group D leaders - needing ...

Denmark 0-0 France

Peru and Australia have already been eliminated in that section. Follow all the action with Sportsmail's TOM FARMERY ahead of kick-off at 3pm (BST). Denmark and France are meeting at a sixth major tournament after Euro 1984, Euro 1992, World Cup 19...

Borna Coric defeats Roger Federer to win Gerry Weber Open Borna Coric defeats Roger Federer to win Gerry Weber Open

World number one Rafa Nadal will warm up for next month's Wimbledon Championships by playing two exhibition matches at the Aspall Tennis Classic in Hurlingham this week. A tie-break was needed to separate the pair, with Federer setting up set two...

Ronaldo quiets Iran fans down from hotel room before Portugal match Ronaldo quiets Iran fans down from hotel room before Portugal match

The Portugal No.7 saw his penalty saved by Iran goalkeeper Ali Beiranvand, who leapt left to deny Ronaldo his fifth goal of Russian Federation 2018. Four -goal Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal could be eliminated if they lose to the Asians, wit...

NBA Ben Simmons wins rookie of the year Philadelphia 76ers NBA Ben Simmons wins rookie of the year Philadelphia 76ers

This season's Rookie of the Year race seemed to divide many experts and fans with some debate over whether Simmons was a true rookie since he spent his first season with the Sixers while rehabbing his foot injury and had the advantage of being with a...

Cristiano Ronaldo Reacts to Iranian Fans outside Portugal's Hotel Cristiano Ronaldo Reacts to Iranian Fans outside Portugal's Hotel

The 2018 World Cup's qualifying cycle is his first one as Iran's first-choice keeper. On the stroke of halftime, Quaresma, making his World Cup debut at the age of 34, played a one-two with Adrien Silva to cut in from the right flank and curled...

US Open will consider Serena's pregnancy in seedings US Open will consider Serena's pregnancy in seedings

The institutional change, which takes effect when the tournament starts in August, follows widespread criticism of the French Open's handling of Williams' return to competitive tennis . 'Forget the fact that she has won 23 majors and what she br...

Spain coach Hierro frustrated after 2-2 Morocco draw Spain coach Hierro frustrated after 2-2 Morocco draw

And then we got a red card". The veteran was on track to start the Pharaohs' first two matches against Uruguay and Russian Federation but ultimately lost out to the 29-year-old Mohamed El Shenawy. Nigeria , with a win, are in the best shape. P...

Iran boss Carlos Queiroz questions red card call on Portugal talisman Iran boss Carlos Queiroz questions red card call on Portugal talisman

Part of the uptick has been due to the introduction of the video assistant referee (VAR) system , which is allowing remote officials new angles to call fouls, and slow motion cameras to determine fouls that are easy to miss at game speed. Iran were...

Argentina rebels against manager Sampaoli Argentina rebels against manager Sampaoli

With so much talent in the squad, the South Americans boast the likes of Messi, Aguero, Di Maria, Dybala and Higuaín, many expected the '86 winners to pose a serious threat to the title. In short, if Argentina fail to beat Nigeria they will crash...

LeBron James doesn't want elaborate recruiting pitches LeBron James doesn't want elaborate recruiting pitches

One huge aspect of James' next move will be figuring out where he can best contend for another championship. According to USA Today's Sam Amick , James' camp believes free agent All-Star forward Paul George may be more likely to re-sign wit...

Alpha Centauri extremely impressive in winning Coronation Stakes Alpha Centauri extremely impressive in winning Coronation Stakes

Eqtidaar had lost three times since a debut win last August, but his first try at the Group 1 level halted that streak. I was very nervous today. The Queen spoke about her fondness for Royal Ascot in her foreword for the official programme: "My f...

James Harden wins 2018 NBA MVP over Anthony Davis, LeBron James James Harden wins 2018 NBA MVP over Anthony Davis, LeBron James

A first time recipient after a runner-up finish to Russell Westbrook last season, Harden also edged presumptive second-place finisher James in numerous advanced statistics, including Offensive Win Shares, Box Plus/Minus, Win Shares, Win Shares per ...

Argentina have last shot at World Cup salvation Argentina have last shot at World Cup salvation

Losing three global finals since the 2014 World Cup has had a significant impact on Messi, he's been so close to success with his country but hasn't quite been able to get over the line. Even then, the goal difference will come into play. Shoul...

England rout Panama with Kane hat-trick England rout Panama with Kane hat-trick

When asked what scoring sensation Kane's World Cup appearances would mean for a potential big-money move away from Tottenham, Schmeichel suggested Kane would not be a in a hurry to leave White Hart lane. Kane completed his hat-trick in the 62nd minut...

Halle Open: Clinical Roger Federer beats Denis Kudla to enter final Halle Open: Clinical Roger Federer beats Denis Kudla to enter final

He will next play U.S. qualifier Denis Kudla who beat Yuichi Sugita 6-2, 7-5. Federer showed signs of frustration during the opening stages of second set and received a code violation for ball abuse after missing a volley at the end of a length...

#WC2018: Hernandez nets as Mexico sees off South Korea #WC2018: Hernandez nets as Mexico sees off South Korea

Durmaz, who was born in Sweden to Assyrian parents, said: "I am a footballer at the highest level so I have to accept that I am criticised for what I do on the pitch. The Swedes were leading Germany at halftime thanks to Ola Toivonen's goal in the ...

Lionel Messi and Argentina teammates’ revolt after bid to sack Sampaoli tumbles Lionel Messi and Argentina teammates’ revolt after bid to sack Sampaoli tumbles

The two-time world champions must beat Nigeria in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday if they are to avoid a premature exit from the World Cup following a disastrous 3-0 defeat by Croatia . Presumably though, Sampaoli will be sacked if Argentina do not ...

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