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Wilder lets fly at Joshua in expletive-ridden tirade

Wilder lets fly at Joshua in expletive-ridden tirade Hearn maintains that if Wilder really still wants to fight Joshua then they can target an April 2019 fight in the United Kingdom. Joshua is expected to take on Alexander Povetkin, who is his mandatory challenger. "We want to beat Povetkin, we want it to be the undisputed fight, but this is a tough fight against Alexander Povetkin, but I believe Joshua beats every heavyweight", said Hearn. [Full Article...]

Mexicans stage wild party outside South Korea's embassy after Germany win

Mexicans stage wild party outside South Korea's embassy after Germany win It's been a World Cup to forget for Mesut Ozil . The Arsenal playmaker was dropped for the win against Sweden but returns as one of five changes to the holders' side. Germany qualified for Russian Federation with a ideal record of 10 wins, but Hummels said the team had not played well since they wrapped up qualification late past year. [Full Article...]

Tunisia bow out with win against Panama

Tunisia bow out with win against Panama Fakhreddine Ben Youssef grabbed the equaliser for the north African side with a simple tap-in from a Wahbi Khazri cross into the box. Anibal Godoy challenge for the ball with Ahmed Khalil during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group G match between Panama and Tunisia at Mordovia Arena in Saransk, Russia. [Full Article...]

Spurs are 'ready' to part ways with Kawhi Leonard

A move for Leonard would most likely be enough to get LeBron James to Los Angeles as well. That acquired pick would then be used as part of the haul sent to San Antonio for Leonard. Warriors fan David Ahn said, "He's won here, he's happy here and I don't think he's going to blow it up to go play where he might be second fiddle again". [Full Article...]

Michy Batshuayi Sees The Funny Side After His Altercation With A Goalpost

Michy Batshuayi Sees The Funny Side After His Altercation With A Goalpost In what was a tiresome affair as both sides looked like they were playing for a draw, Januzaj opened the scoring after 50 minutes having beaten Danny Rose with a bit of skill before curling the ball past Jordan Pickford. The loser would have the not much easier task of Colombia in the last 16. Ah, I just love the World Cup , don't you? However, Batshuayi's celebration may have left him with a... [Full Article...]

Neymar? The leader of this Brazil team is Coutinho

Neymar? The leader of this Brazil team is Coutinho A soft mattress may be behind the back injury that forced Brazil left-back Marcelo out of his country's 2-0 victory over Serbia, according to the team's medical staff. I know it was his back, more than that the doctor can explain. Switzerland tied the game in the 88th minute and Costa Rica seemed headed for a loss until a penalty kick in injury time bounced over the line thanks to Bryan Ruíz... [Full Article...]

Sampaoli: Messi is the coach

Sampaoli: Messi is the coach Leo Messi is central to Argentina's progress to the Round of 16, but one of the lasting images of the "suffering" was the legend jumping on the back of Marcos Rojo . "I'm very proud of the boys, they've done really well". Lionel Messi set the two-time winners on their way with his first goal in Russian Federation but Victor Moses equalized from the penalty spot and as time ticked away t... [Full Article...]

Tigers fire pitching coach Chris Bosio for insensitive comments

Tigers fire pitching coach Chris Bosio for insensitive comments Chris Bosio was sacked for violating the Detroit Tigers' club policies. Al Avila said that they were made toward a team employee. "We have zero tolerance for this type of behavior". Bosio spent 2012-17 with the Cubs, winning a World Series in 2016, after previous stints as pitching coach for the Brewers and Devil Rays. Primarily a starter for the Brewers and Mariners over an 11-year Major L... [Full Article...]

Of The 16 2018 FIFA World Cup Round Of 16 Spots Confirmed!

Of The 16 2018 FIFA World Cup Round Of 16 Spots Confirmed! The loss was the first in over a year for England , ending a 12-match unbeaten run, and set up a last 16 tie with a unsafe Colombia side while Group G winners Belgium face Japan. I think the supporters understand what the most important thing is". England take on Belgium in a battle to decide the winners of Group D on Thursday evening, with the team that finishes second in the pool likely... [Full Article...]

Korea Knocks out Germany in 2-0 Upset

In their 10th World Cup, South Korea had to fight with Sweden , Mexico and Germany in Group F. And as many would have expected, reaching the knockout stage ahead of football powerhouses wasn't an easy mission. "We beat the world champions, that's not so easy", said Luis Padilla, 29, a cafe owner in Mexico City, voicing cautious optimism that the team would continue bringing happiness to the fan... [Full Article...]

FIFA World Cup Disciplined Japan advances to round 16 2 hours ago

FIFA World Cup Disciplined Japan advances to round 16 2 hours ago ET from Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad. Nishino made six changes to the starting lineup ahead of the match, saying some of his players were worn out. Robert Lewandowski then skied the ball over from inside the area as Japan stood on the brink of elimination. Then came the goal all of Japan was dreading. [Full Article...]

Top of the group, or second

Top of the group, or second Argentina only booked their place in the knockouts in the dying embers of their final group game, against Nigeria, while European champions Portugal and 2010 winners Spain were far from convincing in Group A. Southgate appears to be gesturing towards saying yes. Both teams opted for diluted lineups. Belgium and England have been two of the most impressive teams at the 2018 World Cup ... [Full Article...]

England star Wayne Rooney signs with D.C. United in MLS

England star Wayne Rooney signs with D.C. United in MLS The caption under the photo was two emojis, an airplane and an American flag. Rooney is unable to officially join the Washington based outfit until the MLS window opens on July 10, but DC United have always maintained that they want him signed before then, so that he can acclimatise and get to know his teammates ahead of making his debut against the Vancouver Whitecaps when the club move int... [Full Article...]

Iago Aspas Rescues Precious Point For Slack Spain Against Morocco (Photos & Video)

Iago Aspas Rescues Precious Point For Slack Spain Against Morocco (Photos & Video) The Atlas Lions can count themselves unfortunate not to have at least a point from their first two matches having lost both games 1-0, a late goal for Iran proving to be the difference in their first match, while Ronaldo was on target for Portugal . [Full Article...]

England's young World Cup stars have 'golden generation' potential

England's young World Cup stars have 'golden generation' potential England play Belgium in their final World Cup group game in Kaliningrad this evening. James Rodriguez, the star of Colombia's run to the quarter-finals in 2014, will hope to be fit to face the Three Lions . "We have no idea who, when or where we will play", said Southgate, stressing the dangers of plotting a path through a tournament that has already thrown up no shortage of major shocks. [Full Article...]

Playing to lose in tonight's win-win game is a nonsensical notion

Playing to lose in tonight's win-win game is a nonsensical notion The BBC announced on Monday that 14.1m watched on television - a share of 82.9 per cent - and there were 2.8m live stream requests across BBC online. "I don't think changing the goalkeeper is an option", explained Martinez . Southgate would not be drawn on whether he would make wholesale changes for the Belgium game - the Red Devils having also assured themselves a spot in the knockout stag... [Full Article...]

JIMMY'S TAKE | The NBA's free agency showdown is set to begin

JIMMY'S TAKE | The NBA's free agency showdown is set to begin Durant has publicly stated that he intends to resign with the Warriors this off-season. After winning two championships there in his two seasons with the team, it seems unlikely that he would leave that situation for the uncertainty of playing in Los Angeles. [Full Article...]

Japan come from behind twice to draw with Senegal

Japan come from behind twice to draw with Senegal Senegal took the lead when Japan goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima punched Youssouf Sabaly's ball onto the knee of Sadio Mane to gift the African's a goal after just 11minutes. The change from the 4-4-2 he played against Poland showed his attacking intent and his team quickly repaid him. Should Mane come up against England, the wing-backs that have provided Gareth Southgate's team with width and an a... [Full Article...]

Belgium's Romelu Lukaku to recover from injury in time to face England

Belgium's Romelu Lukaku to recover from injury in time to face England With 35 Premier League players from the 2017/18 campaign playing for either England or Belgium during the World Cup there will be plenty of familiar faces on show. We want to perform well but the priority is not to win. Do you rest players with at least one and potentially four games to come between now and 15 July? Yes, England may have an easier route to the final if they lose to Belg... [Full Article...]

Cisse: I can't ask my players to not receive yellow cards

Japan and Senegal are both on four points with Senegal on three - so any two of that trio can advance depending on results. Senegal coach Aliou Cisse believes his side did not "deserve" to advance to the World Cup knockout stage as they became the first team to be eliminated via their fair play ranking on Thursday. [Full Article...]


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