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LeBron James not pressuring Spurs to add second star

Through scheduling meetings and signing key pieces to surround new superstar LeBron James, the Laker legend is showing he means business. Johnson's pitch of the Lakers being the anti-Cavs went a long way with James. It just makes all the sense in t...

Russian Federation v Croatia quarter-final

Croatia and 2018 World Cup hosts Russian Federation will battle it out for a spot in the semi-finals when they lock horns at the Fisht Stadium. Russian Federation beat Spain 4-3 and Croatia defeated Denmark 3-2 in the round of 16. The other se...

Marcus Smart reportedly frustrated with the Celtics

The lack of cap space league-wide has driven down the price of contracts everywhere and convinced many players to sign one-year deals in hopes of hitting the market again next summer. To be clear, the market has not been friendly to restricted free a...

Thai boys trapped in cave pen emotional letter to their parents

There's so much food we want to eat when we get out. Another, of indistinct origin, asked their teacher not to give them a lot of homework. His comment came in sharp contrast to his pronouncement just 12 hours earlier, when he said the boys wer...

Grayson Allen Headbutts Trae Young In Just His 2nd Summer League Game

At the three-point line, Young and Allen got tangled and there was some pushing. Allen was all over Young, Young became visibly frustrated and when Allen fouled him on a shot attempt, Young shoved Allen towards the floor while Allen responded pushi...

The pain is great, says Neymar after SWC exit

But it's also worth noting that Neymar was fouled 23 times through those four games and was the most fouled player in the tournament before Brazil's exit on July 6. If it was a rude ending for the traveling fans of the three powers, they at least...

Gareth Southgate Twitter hashtag goes into overdrive as England win

The Three Lions' biggest football match in decades is set to bring the country to a standstill, with the quarter-final against Sweden kicking off at 3pm United Kingdom time. We knew we would have the majority of the ball and it was a case of breaking...

Uruguay lose Cavani for quarters against France

After the game, the Frenchman spoke of his "love" for "Uruguayans and Uruguayan culture" formed after building close bonds with team-mate Diego Godin and former Real Sociedad mentor Martin Lasarte. "I think we deserve the result", said coach Didier D...

Will Sweden beat England? The fans think so! - CBBC Newsround

Headers from Harry Maguire and Dele Alli either side of half-time did the damage in Samara as England secured just their third ever World Cup semi-final, sending fans far and wild into dreamland. "Croatia are very technically gifted and could b...

Martinez names star key to Belgium in Brazil showdown

Martinez saw his side rally from the brink of elimination to snatch a last-gasp 3-2 win over Japan in the Round of 16 on Monday, booking a meeting with the five-time World Cup winners. And can Gareth Southgate's incredible power of seduction help Eng...

France can still get better, warns coach Didier Deschamps

Brazil , Argentina , Colombia, Uruguay and Peru all contributed to making the 2018 World Cup one of the most dramatic in history and there was rarely a boring moment when they and their thousands or colourful, vociferous fans were around.

Thai coach apologizes to parents as boys write they’re OK

The 12 boys and soccer coach trapped inside a Thai cave have been promised tickets to the World Cup final on July 15 if they can make it out in time. Another option would be to drill a hole into the cave and airlift the boys out. "He did not have e...

Thunder Break Bank To Re-Sign Raymond Felton

Felton was a spark plug with the Thunder's second unit last season, playing in all 82 games and averaging 6.9 points, 1.9 rebounds and 2.5 assists, while playing 16.6 minutes per contest. In 2012 the franchise was reluctant to offer a big contract to...

Former NBA, UCLA Player Found Dead After Standoff With Police

Per the report from ABC 7 , police received a call around 5 p.m. PT on Friday from Honeycutt's mother saying Honeycutt was "acting erratically". Honeycutt, 27, allegedly barricaded himself in a Sherman Oaks residence on Friday. A lieutenant with...

Jimmy Butler fed up with Karl-Anthony Towns, won’t sign extension

With James having announced Sunday that he will join the Lakers, his years-long dominance of the East is over, and Butler might just be the piece Boston decides would help it secure hegemony in the conference. Both Irving and Butler have played toget...

Loris Karius concussion caused Champions League final errors, says Jürgen Klopp

Klopp says that Liverpool will use the concussion as an explanation, rather than an excuse. "We don't use it as an excuse, we use it as an explanation", Klopp claimed. "For me it is 100% the explanation [for his performance]", said Klopp, 51. "...

Lucas Torreira's Father Says 'Scared' Son Ready for Arsenal Transfer

Arsenal will hope Torreira's stock can rise like that of worldwide team-mate Rodrigo Bentancur, another promising midfielder who impressed in his maiden season at Juventus last term. "Medical and signing imminent - depends if he flies straight f...

Elon Musk sends help for soccer team stuck in Thailand cave

Last year, the Puerto Rican government asked Musk for help when the island was ravaged by hurricanes that caused an island-wide blackout. Over the years, he has also used social media to respond to global disasters. Chaiyaporn Siripornpaiboon, a ca...

Pickford the hero as penalty curse ends

Punters are showing confidence in England's new-found penalty prowess and have backed them to win another shootout on the eve of their quarter-final against Sweden. Belgium will now go on to play France in the World Cup semi-final. "I'm confid...

Tony Parker denies feud with Kawhi Leonard over their similar injuries

Spears . Parker will have a piece of his time in San Antonio with him as he sets up camp in Charlotte. The Spurs developed a young point guard in Dejounte Murray. Parker is the third player in National Basketball Association history to play at leas...

Pyschic octopus that predicted Japan's match results correctly killed before knockout stage

Rabiot was caught in the coastal town of Obira, north-west of Hokkaido , on the day of Japan's opening World Cup match against Colombia in Russian Federation on June 19. By now, you probably know that this did not exactly go to plan. "I'm gla...

Coach trapped with boys in Thai cave apologises to affected families

ET on Thursday). "We will not let our fallen brother die in vain". The trapped boys' spirits were surely lifted on Friday when they discovered they had been invited to attend the World Cup final in Moscow if they make it out in time. They were fo...

A guide to the quarter-final ties

The match is on Saturday, 7 July with kick-off at 7pm BST at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi. For all the drama around England , the victor of the tournament is more likely to come from the top half of the draw, where the teams can boast a co...

Melo and Thunder Will Part Ways This Summer

The 10-time NBA All-Star and four-time Olympic gold medalist will have numerous suitors on the market vying for his services. Finding a trade partner willing to take on Anthony's near $28 million contract may be hard for the Thunder, but the organi...

Andre Agassi perplexed by ‘unexplainable’ Roger Federer exploits

Of course, you sometimes play the percentages, but if you do that too much it becomes boring, so I like to mix it up. Fifth seed Juan Martin del Potro thumped Spaniard Feliciano Lopez 6-4 6-1 6-2 in 95 minutes to move into the third round.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic says Sweden has 'big chance' to win World Cup

Ibrahimovic told Sweden's Expressen newspaper yesterday that "now it's not just about how good you are", adding that England can be "tough and hard to score against". Speaking in the build up to the game, Granqvist, who has scored two penalties in ...

Bending it like Beckham, Trippier is England's 'secret weapon'

When speaking to reporters on Thursday, Trippier didn't run away from those suggestions and hailed England's "game management" as "being clever". "You see Colombia had 20-25 minutes where they were on top". "They've not been under that much pressur...

'Monumental robbery': Maradona lashes out after England v Colombia game

Colombia scrambled for an equalizer and finally got it when Yerry Mina headed in a corner in the third minute of stoppage time . However, he hasn't looked match fit at this tournament, so it's not clear if he'll feature against England or not.

Five things to know about Federer's high-profile split with Nike

ESPN reports that Federer's deal with Uniqlo is worth more than $300 million guaranteed over 10 years . "I felt very good out there". Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ont., opened with a 7-5, 6-0, 6-1 victory over Britain's Liam Broady while Peter ...

Suarez - One man doesn't make a team

All three played a part at this year's World Cup and all have turned 30 and might not be around to play in Qatar in another four years. Portugal coach Fernando Santos has said he hopes Cristiano Ronaldo will continue with the national team ...

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Djokovic stunned by Greek teen Tsitsipas in Toronto

Djokovic, a four-time Rogers Cup champion, faded in the decisive set against the flashy 19-year-old, who played with poise and power on a warm, breezy afternoon at Aviva Centre o...

Ramsey and Monreal in Emirates training session ahead of Man City clash

Emery faced Pep Guardiola regularly when they were in charge of Valencia and Barcelona respectively. We also need time, but now I am happy because I think the players are improvi...

Liverpool have improved but need to be more clinical, Klopp says

The Reds have been keeping a really high line in their warm-up matches and teams have been getting in behind on occasion so the Austrian could benefit. Myself and many others bel...

Huddersfield 0-3 Chelsea: Premier League highlights and recap

Sarri started Eden Hazard on the bench against the Terriers but the Belgian proved vast after coming on late in the second half as he set Pedro up with the Blues' third goal . ...

Sarri's Chelsea too good for Huddersfield

Here are the winners and losers from the match. Chelsea fans should not expect Kepa Arrizabalaga to be at the level of Thibaut Courtois straightaway, says Blues boss Mau...

English club Leicester City transfer Turkish defender

Liverpool first broke the transfer record by bringing in Alisson Becker from AS Roma, but Chelsea chose to go one step better by signing young Athletic Bilbao shot-stopper Ke...

Bairstow & Woakes put England in strong position at Lord’s

The all-rounder shared a sixth-wicket stand of 189 with Jonny Bairstow, who fell seven short of a hundred of his own, to help England to 357-6, a lead of 250, when bad light brou...

Anderson takes five as India 107 all out at stumps

After the entire first day was lost to rain, further wet conditions forced a delayed start with England captain Joe Root eventually winning the toss and putting India in to bat...

Koepka leads PGA Championship after third round

Woods, searching for a first major win since the 2008 US Open, moved into contention after a blistering front nine which contained five birdies and one bogey. "I know he's a little...

Tiger Woods battles inflammation ‘everywhere’ this week at PGA Championship

I've done a lot of good things. It is the third career major start for Suri, who also played in the 2017 and 2018 Open Championships. "It's something you have to sort of ease thr...

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Pogba scores as Man United wins Premier League opener

Pogba scores as Man United wins Premier League opener

We have big and multi-functional coaching staffs, and I think we are more the head coach than the manager. The two-time Champions League victor added: "At this point I'd just ...

Jose Mourinho 'desperate' for strong Manchester United start

Jose Mourinho 'desperate' for strong Manchester United start

Manchester United need to sign two more players before the window slams shut, according to Wayne Rooney. "Maybe on the next game I leave it to Alexis". "It's the best feeling I ha...

Chelsea midfielder close to joining AC Milan

Chelsea midfielder close to joining AC Milan

Milan can not pay a fee for Bakayoko this summer due to Financial Fair Play restrictions but have proposed a loan deal. The Blues have been relatively quiet in the transfer wind...

Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United left in a hard position'

Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United left in a hard position'

Leicester, meanwhile, enter the season hoping that Algerian signing Rachid Ghezzal proves an adequate replacement for Riyad Mahrez , but they have retained a strong spine to their...

Jose Mourinho: I'm now a coach, not a manager

Jose Mourinho: I'm now a coach, not a manager

United finished second in the Premier League last season but ended up a massive 19 points behind champions and big rivals Manchester City. "A good match. People criticise him a...

Everton sign Barça's Mina and Gomes, Shakhtar's Bernard

Everton sign Barça's Mina and Gomes, Shakhtar's Bernard

Everton's season-long loan deal for Portugal's Gomes will see them pay 2.25 million euros (RM10.6 million) and the player's wages. This is a great opportunity for me and I am look...

Redskins rookie RB Guice to miss season with torn ACL

Redskins rookie RB Guice to miss season with torn ACL

Guice had first-round talent entering the National Football League draft process, but slid due to character concerns stemming from an alleged incident during his visit with the ...

Arsenal coach Unai Emery: Stan Kroenke takeover of club is 'positive'

Arsenal coach Unai Emery: Stan Kroenke takeover of club is 'positive'

Laurent Koscielny is our only other major absentee as the French centre-back continues to recover from surgery on an Achilles injury that he suffered towards the back end of last ...

Jurgen Klopp Compares Liverpool to Rocky, Manchester City to Ivan Drago

Jurgen Klopp Compares Liverpool to Rocky, Manchester City to Ivan Drago

And it wasn't just a simple "yes" reply from Pele. He decided to make a prediction ahead of the big kick-off. He replied: "It's the start of the @PremierLeague today". "The pla...