Thursday July 19-th, 2018

Kobe Bryant, NBA players react to LeBron James joining Lakers Kobe Bryant, NBA players react to LeBron James joining Lakers

And according to uber-reliable National Basketball Association insider Adrian Wojnarowski, All-Star forward Leonard remains keen to join James in California as trade talks continue. The Lakers young core, including Brandon Ingram, Kyle Kuzma and Lon...

Oregon State shuts down Arkansas to win CWS title Oregon State shuts down Arkansas to win CWS title

Check out some of the best tweets from right after the game below! "Finally got us there with two outs". But a pop up in foul territory in the ninth inning fell between three fielders, and with it, the dream of a title fell as well. The Razorbacks ...

No. 14 at Quicken Loans National provides eagle chances No. 14 at Quicken Loans National provides eagle chances

Zac Blair (66) and Ryan Armour (68) shared third place at 11 under. He had to settle for a 68 and was six shots behind, making this the seventh straight tournament he has been at least five shots behind going into the final round. It was Molin...

National Basketball Association free agency: LeBron James' reps to meet with Philadelphia 76ers National Basketball Association free agency: LeBron James' reps to meet with Philadelphia 76ers

Sources say James has strong interest in signing with the Los Angeles Lakers . Though Love's name is brought up in trade rumors almost every season, ESPN reported earlier this month that the Cavs would like to keep the former UCLA stand-out on...

LeBron James To Nuggets? Denver ‘Aggressively’ Pursuing Meeting, Per Report LeBron James To Nuggets? Denver ‘Aggressively’ Pursuing Meeting, Per Report

Used as mostly a scoring punch off the bench the past three seasons in Denver, Barton is set to be the starting small forward going into next season, sources says. The Nuggets last made the playoffs back in 2013, but with Jokic, and other talented yo...

Mbappe to donate world cup match fees to charity

According to L'Equipe, Mbappe will be donating the entirety of his World Cup earnings to the Preiers de Cordees association, a charity that aims to organize sports activities for children with disabilities. "But this is somebody who was a world cha...

Kyle Edmund beats Andy Murray to seal quarter-final spot at Eastbourne Kyle Edmund beats Andy Murray to seal quarter-final spot at Eastbourne

But he showed enough life to suggest he might just be able to get fit enough in time for Wimbledon next week. Getting out of a huge game at 4-3 in the 2nd set was key to him getting it done in straight sets as an erratic Wawrinka hit himself out of...

History maker Andres Iniesta confirms Spain retirement after Russian Federation defeat History maker Andres Iniesta confirms Spain retirement after Russian Federation defeat

The other last-16 match pits a talented Croatia team led by Luka Modric against Denmark, but the sides in action will struggle to emulate the drama of Saturday's first two last-16 matches. Spain's captain Sergio Ramos also broke the record for most ...

Watch tonight's World Cup clash for free Watch tonight's World Cup clash for free

Asked about Eriksen, Modric said: "I don't like to compare players, particularly to compare others with myself". 90' (+4) - Second half ends. Update: The victor of Croatia and Denmark's game will take on Russian Federation in the round of eig...

With Paul George in town, Russell Westbrook hosting 'summer hype house party' With Paul George in town, Russell Westbrook hosting 'summer hype house party'

Including George but not yet Grant, the Thunder have almost $150 million committed to 10 players under contract for 2018-19, already enough to put Oklahoma City far above the $123.7 million tax line. Over the course of last season, George had spoken ...

Chris Paul agrees to 4-year, $160 million deal with Houston Rockets Chris Paul agrees to 4-year, $160 million deal with Houston Rockets

The star point guard is poised to sign a four-year, $160 million max contract to stay with the Rockets , ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported at the stroke of midnight ET on Saturday, as the National Basketball Association free agent period began.

Akinfeev stars as Russian Federation stun Spain on penalties

Nacho, showing his virtue with some tireless running, earned a free-kick on the right in the 11th minute and Asensio's curler was bundled in for a own goal by Sergey Ignashevich, who was involved in a game of wrestling with Sergio Ramos, the original...

Chris Froome excluded by Tour de France organisers Chris Froome excluded by Tour de France organisers

Froome was found to have double the permitted level of the asthma drug Salbutamol in his system when tested after stage 18 of his Vuelta triumph last September. The race organiser Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) is determined to protect the Tour's ...

Hareide tips Eriksen to match Modric in last 16 duel

Ivan Perisic takes and it hits the wall. Rakitic made the comments about Eriksen ahead of World Cup last-16 tie between Croatia and Denmark on Sunday evening. Zlatko Dalic's side surprised some by winning all three of their Group G games on ...

Russian Federation stun Spain on penalties to make last eight Russian Federation stun Spain on penalties to make last eight

Spain's first corner of the match followed after 59 minutes, but Isco's cross was headed away by Dzubya. Spain's Koke fails to score by penalty kick during the round of 16 match against Russian Federation in Moscow on July 1, 2018. failed to ...

Brazil's Marcelo a doubt for Mexico match Douglas Costa ruled out Brazil's Marcelo a doubt for Mexico match Douglas Costa ruled out

Sixty years after Brazil's first World Cup title, the likes of Pele, Nilton and Djalma Santos, and Garrincha continue to be lionised. "He is a player we will have to watch out for and he's really important to Brazil's game". "Each person has ...

Luka Modric, Ivan Rakitic Key As Croatia Face Denmark

Denmark are unbeaten for 18 games, a national record, their last defeat coming against Montenegro in October 2016 and have kept six clean sheets in their past seven games thanks to 'keeper Kasper Schmeichel. "It is high time for this generation to...

Austrian GP: Bottas beats Hamilton to pole by 0.019s Austrian GP: Bottas beats Hamilton to pole by 0.019s

On a bad day for Mercedes , victory was lost when the team failed to pit Hamilton under a Virtual Safety Car deployed after Valtteri Bottas' car broke down. It was the third time this season that Mercedes' strategists had made an error around a sa...

Mexico fans share tequila with South Korea ambassador after shock Germany exit Mexico fans share tequila with South Korea ambassador after shock Germany exit

South Korea had entered the day with slim hopes of advancing, but they depended on beating Germany and Sweden losing to Mexico . Mexican finance minister Jose Antonio Gonzalez Anaya also called his counterpart in Seoul to thank South Korea ,...

Paul George agrees to max contract with Oklahoma City Thunder Paul George agrees to max contract with Oklahoma City Thunder

Paul George seems to really be conflicted about what he wants to do in free agency and the only two teams that seem to have a shot at signing him are the OKC Thunder and Los Angeles Lakers . But unlike James and George, Leonard is not a free agent....

Mavericks Exploring Possible Trade For DeAndre Jordan Mavericks Exploring Possible Trade For DeAndre Jordan

So, do not be surprised if Jordan is not a Maverick when all the dust settles. The Los Angeles Clippers big man has one All-Star selection, one All-NBA First Team selection, has been on the All-Defensive First Team twice, and led the league in ...

Will Paul George make Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder title contenders? Will Paul George make Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder title contenders?

Certainly, the Thunder are better positioned now than had George left via free agency, in which case Oklahoma City would still have been in the luxury tax with few options to improve an average roster. The general assumption was that George would be ...

George to opt-out and become UFA George to opt-out and become UFA

By not opting into the final year of his deal, Houston appears to be out of the race due to its lack of cap room, but we've learned in the past to never count out Rockets general manager Daryl Morey. A Southern California native, Leonard reportedl...

LeBron James Flies Into LA On Eve Of NBA Free Agency LeBron James Flies Into LA On Eve Of NBA Free Agency

Two people familiar with the decision say LeBron James has told the Cleveland Cavaliers he is declining his $35.6 million contract option for next season and is a free agent. Keep in mind, the Lakers will also be able to add some veterans willing...

Green, Durant, Curry urge GM Myers to sign former Warriors scoring machine Green, Durant, Curry urge GM Myers to sign former Warriors scoring machine

But regardless of how good they are, the back-to-back champions are always looking at ways of making themselves stronger. If so, it would save the Warriors north of $5 million against next year's cap, increasing the likelihood that the champs use the...

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