England and Belgium battle for World Cup consolation prize

Harry Kane was held scoreless for his second-straight game, so he's still chasing that elusive seventh goal needed to have the English goal-scoring record at a World Cup tournament. We don't care who is on the other side of the pitch. "We are here to... More..

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Morton, Astros now sans Giles, take on A's
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Morton, Astros now sans Giles, take on A's

The Houston Astros announced Wednesday that they have optioned reliever Ken Giles to Triple-A one day after he hurled an expletive at manager A.J. Hinch downplayed Giles' emotional outburst following the ...More..

Dejected England, Belgium aim to leave SWC on a high
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Dejected England, Belgium aim to leave SWC on a high

But we expect the familiarity among players - the teams played each other in the group stage, and nine of Belgium's likely starters play in England's Premier League - to heighten the competitiveness of ...More..

'The highest level of special': Trump praises US-UK relationship
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

'The highest level of special': Trump praises US-UK relationship

A Greenpeace protester paraglided over the golf resort on Friday in Turnberry, South Ayrshire, Scotland , with a banner reading 'Trump: Well Below Par, ' shortly after the USA president arrived at the hote...More..

Argentina's Néstor Pitana to referee World Cup final
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Argentina's Néstor Pitana to referee World Cup final

Even if we can't finish as the best team in the world, we can still be the third-best. Rakitic has played nearly 70 games this season for club and country, including Wednesday's semi-final win over England ....More..

US President Donald Trump arrives in Scotland amid protests
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

US President Donald Trump arrives in Scotland amid protests

Discord over his other golf course in Scotland dating back over a decade means there is little love lost between Trump and the pro-independence Scottish government. He will be greeted by Scottish Secretary Davi...More..

Perisic hails 'dream' goal as Croatia reach final
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Perisic hails 'dream' goal as Croatia reach final

The Inter Milan winger cancelled out Kieran Trippier's 5th minute opener and set up Mario Mandzukic for the victor in extra time. Mourinho accepts the defeat will be a bitter pill for England - who led ...More..

Groenewegen wins stage 7, Van Avermaet adds to lead
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Groenewegen wins stage 7, Van Avermaet adds to lead

Tom Dumoulin, victor of the 2017 Giro D'Italia, suffered badly following a mechanical issue with only 5km to go, dropping 40 seconds on the leaders. The Dutchman was seventh going into this stage only 13 second...More..

Antoine Griezmann Happy If France Win World Cup 'Ugly'
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Antoine Griezmann Happy If France Win World Cup 'Ugly'

However, Griezmann insists that all his team cares about is winning the tournament. Griezmann, however, was having none of it in his press conference ahead of the all-important clash with Croatia. "I know tha...More..

Wimbledon 2018 -- Novak Djokovic-Rafael Nadal semifinal halted by Wimbledon curfew
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Wimbledon 2018 -- Novak Djokovic-Rafael Nadal semifinal halted by Wimbledon curfew

At the 11th hour, literally and figuratively, Djokovic grabbed his first set point, but hit long for 9-all, then got a second look as a Nadal drop-shot sat up invitingly for him. Isner had nothing left to give,...More..

Wimbledon 2018: Serena Williams to face Angelique Kerber in women's final
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Wimbledon 2018: Serena Williams to face Angelique Kerber in women's final

The American former world number one overpowered Germany's Julia Gorges 6-2 6-4, while Kerber beat Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko 6-3 6-3. [Serena's] coming back. After withdrawing from her fourth-round match at t...More..

Jabari Parker reportedly wants to join Bulls
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Jabari Parker reportedly wants to join Bulls

The report cited unidentified league sources. Central to pull their qualifying offer, which would make Parker an unrestricted free agent. Milwaukee can match any contract he signs. He had his best season in 201...More..

Antonio Conte: Chelsea sack Italian after two years in charge
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Antonio Conte: Chelsea sack Italian after two years in charge

Conte was reported to have left the club on Thursday, after two seasons at Stamford Bridge . Chelsea , who have also been in protracted negotiations with former Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri whose appoint...More..

Chelsea sack Conte as manager
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Chelsea sack Conte as manager

It also claimed that Conte's exit will now pave way for manager, Maurizio Sarri who is now expected to replace his fellow countryman at Stamford Bridge, providing that the Blues and Napoli work out a fee to...More..

Antoine Griezmann hits back after Courtois' comments
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Antoine Griezmann hits back after Courtois' comments

Pogba put in his latest assured display of a quietly impressive tournament at Russian Federation 2018 as Samuel Umtiti's header downed Belgium 1-0 in St Petersburg on Tuesday. Members of the France nation...More..

Keep Calm And Carry On: Williams Serena At Wimbledon
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Keep Calm And Carry On: Williams Serena At Wimbledon

It's very tough, especially for women, to find the balance between your children and tennis . And I feel like I'm back. "Maybe it's because there weren't many long points, but, hey, got to look at the positi...More..

Surging Martin climbs 'the wall' to earn stage victory
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Surging Martin climbs 'the wall' to earn stage victory

An escape group featuring Sylvain Chavanel embarked on a long-range bid with Van Avermaet's BMC doing most of the work at the head of the chasing peloton, and Bora joining the chase late. I didn't think it was ...More..

by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Shaqiri on brink of sealing Liverpool switch

The Nigerian-born player has been lined up by the Potters as replacement for Switzerland star Xherdan Shaqiri who is set to join Champions League finalists Liverpool . The winger will undergo a medical with ...More..

John Isner, Kevin Anderson in Wimbledon epic
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

John Isner, Kevin Anderson in Wimbledon epic

Anderson defeated eight-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer in a 13-11 fifth set in the quarterfinals Wednesday. Anderson will now attempt overturn a losing record against both Nadal (5-0) and Djokovic ...More..

Hamilton stages dramatic comeback but Vettel wins
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Hamilton stages dramatic comeback but Vettel wins

Sunday's victory was Vettel's fourth of the campaign, one more than Hamilton , and another in Germany next week would equal in half a season what Ferrari managed in all of 2017 - which was already the team's b...More..

Former Knicks star Oakley arrested, accused of Vegas gambling fraud
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Former Knicks star Oakley arrested, accused of Vegas gambling fraud

Popular media outlet TMZ reported that Oakley is alleged to have pulled a $100 chip back after he realised he was going to lost his bet. Oakley was booked into the Clark County Detention Center without incide...More..

Anderson has his work cut out against Isner in Wimbledon semifinal
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Anderson has his work cut out against Isner in Wimbledon semifinal

Kevin Anderson and John Isner were locked in the second-longest Wimbledon singles match on Friday (July 13). Isner and Anderson are two of the most risky servers in the field, and they racked up a stagge...More..

University of Louisville to rename Papa John's Cardinal Stadium
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

University of Louisville to rename Papa John's Cardinal Stadium

Schnatter's services were not available to the Company or the reputation of Mr. Schnatter were negatively impacted, including by social media or otherwise", it said in 2017 annual filing. Following the news tha...More..

Nets trade Jeremy Lin to Hawks
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Nets trade Jeremy Lin to Hawks

Lin has a year and $12.5 million left on the contract he signed two summers ago. The Brooklyn Nets have traded Jeremy Lin to the Atlanta Hawks . A hamstring injury limited him to 36 games in the 2016-17 ...More..

Isaiah Thomas Inks Deal With Denver Nuggets
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Isaiah Thomas Inks Deal With Denver Nuggets

According to ESPN, Thomas will have a key role as an off-the-bench scorer. If Thomas can get himself in the race for Sixth Man of the Year, his value can surely rise by next offseason - but he will be competi...More..

Chelsea finally put an end to Conte reign
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Chelsea finally put an end to Conte reign

Contrast that to the end of his first season at the club, where Conte was feted for leading Chelsea to the league title by seven points after a record-breaking run of 13 straight wins in the middle of the sea...More..

England's World Cup team to be honoured by Theresa May at reception
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

England's World Cup team to be honoured by Theresa May at reception

The England squad have been dubbed heroes by the media on the morning after they crashed out of the World Cup semi-final, losing 2-1 to Croatia in extra time. Now all we can do is try to improve. It was a...More..

Fiat workers livid over Juventus' blockbuster deal with Ronaldo
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Fiat workers livid over Juventus' blockbuster deal with Ronaldo

Both the football club and the carmaker are controlled by the Agnelli family through their holding company. However, with a new investment strategy in place, Fiat claims that all employees across Italy shall ...More..

by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Riyad Mahrez talks up former Leicester team-mate Harry Maguire

Yet not even City are likely to have broken the club's transfer record for a squad player, and it is probably also significant that having narrowly failed to capture Mahrez in January, Guardiola was prepared to...More..

Barcelona Rule Out Eden Hazard Swoop, Chelsea Star Too Expensive
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Barcelona Rule Out Eden Hazard Swoop, Chelsea Star Too Expensive

Chelsea will resist any move to lure Hazard away, but may feel a £150m offer is too good to turn down. In case you didn't know. . The Daily Mirror say Antonio Conte , whose sacking is expected to be c...More..