by | July 02, 2018 | 09:32

Spain led in the 12th minute, when captain Sergio Ramos helped force Russia's Sergei Ignashevich into an own goal, when his back was turned to the play. The loss continues their streak of never having beaten a host nation at the World Cup . Russian Federation will now face either Croatia or Denmark in the quarter-final, the first time they have reached the last eight since 1970.

by | July 02, 2018 | 08:03

After one year with the Thunder, George liked the organization enough to re-sign there on a four-year deal instead of joining the Lakers. "Welcome to the family @ KingJames ", Bryant said on Twitter."(hash) lakers4life (hash) striveforgreatness".

by | July 02, 2018 | 05:58

But the Warriors obtained Kevin Durant after that loss and Golden State have gone 8-1 against the Cavs in the two NBA Finals since. The Lakers, rich with young talent, have always been chasing a co-star for LeBron. The chance to play for one of America's most storied franchises is a new challenge for James, who prides himself on knowing the game's history. But here's to hoping the Sixers somehow meet the Lakers in the Finals for the movie's sequel "Process That".

by | June 30, 2018 | 21:01

Poland boss Adam Nawalka said his players proved a point by coming out to win despite defeats to Colombia and Senegal having already seen them exit the competition. Poland had to wait until the 32nd minute for a chance as Bartosz Bereszynski picked out Kamil Grosicki , who met the cross with a header that was palmed away by goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima .

by | June 30, 2018 | 19:41

Join the chat and post comments / questions using the hashtag #AskESPNFC. The South Koreans, after two defeats, would have to beat Germany by more than two goals while hoping Sweden lose to Mexico to have any chance of advancing. "We don't need to look at who's not there, we need to look at who will be able to play". During the second half, Mexico potentially beat themselves.

by | June 30, 2018 | 19:24

The result, combined with Spain's 2-2 draw with Morocco and an earlier win for Uruguay over hosts Russian Federation in Group A, means Portugal will play Uruguay in Sochi on June 30, while Group B winners Spain will face Russian Federation in Moscow on July 1.

by | June 30, 2018 | 19:06

And with his assist, he became the first Brazilian player since Pele in 1958 to score or assist in his first three World Cup games. "He has responded very well to the physiotherapy treatment that we carried out in the stadium, but we have to wait 24 hours to make a better diagnosis".

by | June 30, 2018 | 18:27

Germany's failure to make it to the 1/8 finals became the main sensation of the group stage of the tournament. Of the half-dozen winners of the trophy since 1970, Germany have gone home, while Italy, of course, never even qualified. The World Cup is the flawless opportunity for lower ranked players to display their qualities to the global audience and to the thousands of football clubs who are on the look out to strengthen their squad.

by | June 28, 2018 | 19:54

Colombia will face the runners-up of Group G, either England or Belgium, who face off later on Thursday and whose ranking will also be decided via fair play should they draw. Senegal had been heading through until the 74th minute when Mina rose to meet a corner and sent a bullet header into the net. Yerry Mina scored the only goal in the match.

by | June 28, 2018 | 19:47

England scored seven in both 1986 and 1998 and six on three other occasions, including both 2002 and 2006, but the Panama game alone brought more goals than England's last two World Cups combined - three in 2010 and two in Brazil four years ago.

by | June 28, 2018 | 17:13

Both players have been rumored to be interested in leaving their current teams, while there have also been reports that they are strongly considering staying with those teams. He also reported that George "is no longer assured" to sign with Los Angeles this summer. The Cavaliers have been working on several trade and salary-cap-clearing possibilities to be aggressive in free agency, but they have been stymied in attempts to meet or discuss scenarios with James, league sources said.

by | June 28, 2018 | 16:46

Edinson Cavani later added a third goal for his country with a poacher's finish from Diego Godin's header at a corner. A song by comedian Semyon Slepakov went viral just before the tournament, poking fun at Russia's poor form and suggesting players needed Chechnya's authoritarian leader, Ramzan Kadyrov , as coach for extra motivation.

by | June 28, 2018 | 16:12

It was reported that last summer George told the Pacers that he planned to leave the franchise, preferring to join to Lakers . In the seven-minute episode, George says he's aware that OKC took a risk by trading for him when he only had one year on his contract, and that after the Thunder were knocked out of the playoffs by the Jazz in the first round, he feels like he could've done more for them on the court.

by | June 28, 2018 | 15:55

Both will be vying for top spot in Group G as they lock horns in Kaliningrad. "That would mean we top the group and we would go into whatever game we go into moving forward". Whether Southgate's comments are just lip service or a statement of intent remains to be seen. Does the concept of "winning the right way" even matter in this amoral era of capitalism - when the line between right and wrong is usually determined by the bottom line? The Belgians, though, are known for their pragmatism ...

by | June 28, 2018 | 15:47

At least not within earshot of Roberto Martinez , who rolls out the all-for-one, one-for-all mantra like a 17th century manager of Musketeers. "I am delighted for Eden as well to come to the forefront too". England would obviously much rather face the Chelsea forward than Lukaku, but could actually face an easier route through the tournament should Belgium top the group depending on other results, such as Mexico beating South Korea .

by | June 26, 2018 | 22:29

The legendary Argentine forward has now also scored in three World Cups , and has played in four. Victories by both Argentina and Iceland would mean the second spot in Group D would come down to goal difference, which Argentina now trail by one.

by | June 26, 2018 | 22:18

Croatia , however, has already qualified as group winners. Iceland have made three changes, with Jon Bordvarsson being left on the bench to leave Alfred Finnbogason as a lone striker in front of a five-man midfield. Image: PA Maradona also refers to Messi's 2014 World Cup outing where he was named player of the tournament. "But, we have to take care because we have some players on yellow cards, so I will change the line-up".

by | June 26, 2018 | 22:14

Brazil struggled to a 2-0 victory over Costa Rica with both goals coming in injury time, and one of the most notable aspects of the match was the frosty relationship Neymar had with referee, Bjorn Kuipers. Though the Costa Rica team defended well but were of no challenge to Brazil whatsoever. Man of the match Coutinho said Brazil's win came as a result of the team showing great patience.

by | June 26, 2018 | 22:01

Whistles and jeers got louder after a misplaced pass in the 64th by France midfielder Thomas Lemar . The Danes built a pattern of firing balls deep before quickly tracking back, while the French kept possession well but struggled throughout with the final ball.

by | June 26, 2018 | 21:48

Williams won Wimbledon back in 2016, marking her 22nd Grand Slam singles title. The former world No 1 ranked 451 will now progress to 183 in the WTA rankings before Wimbledon kick starts in July. Her defeat in Paris, against Halep, was hard but not unexpected despite her having played great tennis in the first set. "You know, I think it's great.