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The Lakers Pitch To Paul George Has Just Been Leaked


Like LeBron, George has until Friday to decide if he will opt out of the final year of his contract. And while we dreamt, you built too Becoming one of the world's greatest . As the series documents an important point in his career, the Los Angeles-area native will be shown speaking with trusted advisors and friends, including 12-time NBA All-Star Dwyane Wade. Read More »

Dead body found inside freezer at SunTrust Park


Cobb County Police Department tell CBS46 they responded to the call Tuesday. A spokesperson for the Cobb County police said an investigation was underway. O'Hara tells the newspaper the identity of the person would not be released until the family is notified. She said the Braves were assisting in the investigation. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton Claims 75th Career Pole at Circuit Paul Ricard


The track, situated in wooded hills just inland from the Cote d'Azur, basked in the Mediterranean sun but was subject to gusting winds. "It'll be great to visit a new city and see how our package performs on a new track - it'll be unknown territory for all of us, but I'm looking forward to the challenge and hope we can put our last couple of results behind us". Read More »

Fans disappointed and frustrated as Socceroos World Cup dream ends


The 26-year-old goalkeeper from New South Wales has had his family in tow as he played in both of Australia's matches so far, a narrow 2-1 defeat at the hands of France and then a 1-1 draw with Denmark . Despite this, our nation wakes up disappointed and exhausted from a loss where we didn't make the most of our chances, and we contemplate what we have learnt in the last four years that could have better served us during this year's competition. Read More »

Argentina and Lionel Messi scrape into last 16 of World Cup


But an 86th-minute victor from defender Marcos Rojo earned the Argentines an incredible 2-1 victory which put Lionel Messi and co through to the last 16 at the expense of Nigeria in a thrilling finale. Nigerian attacker Ahmed Musa is now his country's all-time top scorer in World Cup games with four goals after scoring a brace against Iceland. The Russian showpiece has been a ideal storm of pressure for Messi, as not only has he struggled after missing a penalty against Iceland but ... Read More »

Clippers trade Austin Rivers to Wizards for Marcin Gortat


Rivers averaged 15.1 points, four assists and 2.4 rebounds per contest last season with the Clippers. Trading a wing for a traditional big man is rare in today's National Basketball Association, and the Clippers aren't saving any money in the deal, so you have to assume that Gortat is being used as a potential replacement for Jordan - who has the ability to opt out of his $24.1 million contract for next season. Read More »

Argentina Round of 16: 'We follow it all'


The Super Eagles looked confident on the ball going forward and they went close to taking the lead when Wilfried Ndidi's long-range effort sailed inches over the crossbar. He knows me, he knows me well, he knows that we have this common dream, coming to Russian Federation and doing something important for Argentina ". "We need to make passes to Leo so he can create chances", added Sampaoli. Read More »

Hamilton: 'Long way to go' says Brit after French GP win


It confirmed it intends to continue running these engines for the rest of the race weekend. The German manufacturer meant to bring an upgraded version of its engine to the previous race in Montreal but delayed it because of a last-minute reliability concern. Read More »

Cahill ready to boost Australia in crunch World Cup match, says Milligan


So far in Russian Federation, the 65-year-old has been both encouraged and frustrated by a side showing marked improvements defensively but little progress in the creative play that leads to goals. The lack of game-time afforded 38-year-old Cahill, who has scored five of his 50 worldwide goals at three previous World Cups but barely played in the past six months, has stoked criticism from Australian fans and media . Read More »

Saudi Arabia beats Egypt with final kick of match

In the other group match, Saudi Arabia ended their 11-game winless streak at the World Cup in dramatic style courtesy of a 2-1 victory over Egypt in Group A clash in Volgograd. El Hadary, who is 45 years and 161 days old, is at his first World Cup for the Pharaohs and won his 157th cap. El-Hadary is two years and 158 days older than Colombian Faryd Mondragón, who previously held the record. Read More »

Why Lukaku missed Belgium training ahead of crunch clash against England


Should they lose their final game against England , now on three, and pointless Panama somehow beat England and Tunisia , all three would have six points and the top two would be decided on goal difference. Southgate is not keen on trying to manipulate the draw though, saying: "For our country, that would be a very hard mindset to have". They have a system they have belief in. Read More »

Iceland v Croatia 26 June 2018


Iceland vs Croatia Live Score FIFA World Cup 2018 Live Streaming: Croatia know Iceland far too well to be over concerned about calculations regarding the outcome of World Cup Group D as they aim to secure top spot with at least a draw at the Rostov Arena on Tuesday. Read More »

Feline fortune-teller Achilles tips Nigeria to beat Argentina


We are not thinking about Messi, whether it is his last World Cup or not. He has already briefly flirted with retirement from global soccer. However, Sampaoli said the world would see the real Argentina on Tuesday. "I've always had the dream of watching me raise the World Cup. And then seeing the emotion that goes with it", he said ahead of the Nigeria match, via Sports Illustrated . Read More »

Diego Maradona During Argentina v Nigeria Game


Ryan revealed he was covering the travel expenses for a group that included a three-year old cousin at one extreme and a grandfather in his 70S at the other. Australia need to beat already-eliminated Peru at the Fisht Stadium and hope Denmark lose to France at the same time in order to avoid a group-stage elimination. Read More »

Germany's 'unsportsmanlike behaviour is not OK' angry Sweden coach says


Mexico just has to get a point in this match to guarantee an advance, while Sweden needs a win and preferably a win by a large margin to increase its chances. We fell into each other's arms and were so elated. Germany dug deep, Marco Reus sparkled (a goal and an assist), and several of their players have remarked that Kroos' last-gasp victor could prove to be the turning point of their campaign. Read More »

James Harden finally wins first MVP


This is the 28-year-old Los Angeles native's second National Basketball Association award, having been named Sixth Man of the Year in 2012 as a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder . In comparison, the second place finisher, little-known Cavaliers player LeBron James , garnered just 15 first-place votes. You could even take issue with the mechanical, assembly-line nature of Harden's three-point shooting. Read More »

Cesc Fabregas plays down Cristiano Ronaldo's World Cup showing


Click play to watch the Argentina players looking relaxed ahead of their third and final group game . By his own high standards, Messi has been way below his usual level in Argentina's first two matches. Iceland has to win vs. Croatia to have any chance. Sampaoli, though, was told that while he will stay on as coach for the rest of the World Cup , he WILL be sacked at the end of the tournament. Read More »

Ronaldo misses penalty as Spain and Portugal progress


Global soccer body Federation Internationale de Football Association have said that they would prefer VAR to be used once every four games rather than four times in a match, buy in Saransk on Monday, it was used for three decisions in the second half - and each time the arguments continued. Read More »

Musa’s brace gives Nigeria World Cup game win over Iceland


But Iceland nearly took the lead in the last minute of the first half, Alfred Finnbogason unable to get a decisive touch on Sigurdsson's risky free-kick delivered from the right wing. From the flanks, they produced some trademark brilliant crosses, but Nigeria were equal to the task - if at times only through some fortunate or last-ditch defending. Read More »

Larson claims second straight Sonoma Cup pole


It's Larson's second pole this year, and the sixth of his career. Larson made those comments Friday, a day before he earned the pole position for Sunday's race at his home track by turning a lap at 94.597 miles per hour in his Chevrolet Camaro. Read More »

Autopsy reveals Tyler Hilinski had CTE, family says


Now, six months later, his parents are sharing what they have learned about their son's death. The sophomore quarterback was last seen alive the same day, when he dropped a teammate off on campus for morning class. But, they wanted answers. CTE is a degenerative brain disease often found in athletes and veterans. "And it was shocking, because we know Tyler". Tyler's younger brother is Ryan Hilinski, the No. Read More »

Achilles the cat predicts win for Nigeria against Messi's Argentina

Though, in our Argentina vs Croatia match preview , we estimated that the fixture would be the most important game in Lionel Messi's career , we stand corrected (having witnessed the results of it). Should Iceland defeat Croatia, they can still advance under the scenario of beating Nigeria and winning their tiebreaker against Iceland. Even though he's helped Argentina reach three consecutive finals - at the 2014 World Cup and the Copa America in 2015 and 2016 - Messi remains under ... Read More »

Australia vs Peru - Preview, Live Match | 26 Jun 2018

A win would not have been enough for the Socceroos anyway, as Denmark picked up the point they needed to accompany France through to the last 16. Five minutes into the second stanza, Peru did manage to double their lead as Guerrero got his first of the tournament with a volley from close range. Read More »

Rescuers search cave for missing football team


Teams from the Royal Thai Navy had halted search efforts late last night, saying oxygen levels were low in some parts of the complex in the Tham Luang-Khun Nam Nang Noon forest park in the province. Thai Interior Minister General Anupong Paochinda said that the divers could only work intermittently due to the restrictions of their equipment, so the rescue team was trying to reduce the water level to prevent it from "reaching the ceiling of the passage" so that there was an air pocket for the ... Read More »

Russian Federation 2018 breaks World Cup penalties record

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz said Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo should have been sent off for an elbow during Monday's 1-1 draw at the World Cup. But Ronaldo's free-kick against Iran left a little to be desired as it failed to beat the wall, and instead slammed into it. Unfortunately for the Iranians, in the other match, VAR was used to overturn an incorrect offside call that disallowed an Iago Aspas goal for Spain in stoppage time. Read More »

Spain vs. Morocco - Football Match Report


Spain faced Morocco at the Kaliningrad Stadium, with Fernando Hierro's men knowing only a complex set of permutations would prevent them breezing into the last 16. "Maybe that's what's missing". Spain , who still appear to be paying a price for sacking coach Julen Lopetegui on the eve of the tournament, twice went behind to the already-eliminated North African side, with Ramos chief among the culprits in conceding both goals. Read More »

It's hard to predict opponents like Nigeria says Sampaoli


Argentina's do-or-die clash against Nigeria today can be a launch pad for the team in Russian Federation following a woeful start to the World Cup , insisted defiant coach Jorge Sampaoli. Facing Australia will provide Peru with their weakest opponent to date, and they will want to go out on a high note for their final match of the tournament. Read More »

France look to continue winning run against Denmark


So I am not interested in the other match until it's over. Denmark's William Kvist, who was injured in their first match against Peru and had returned home for medical examinations, will return to Russian Federation on Sunday, but will probably not be fit to play. Read More »

Nadal to prepare for Wimbledon at Hurlingham event


Federer also lost the No. 1 spot in the ATP rankings to Rafael Nadal , and missed a chance to earn a record 10th title at the German venue. The Croatian outsider, ranked 34th, also ended Federer's 20-match win streak on clay, which stretched to June previous year. Read More »

Ben Simmons named National Basketball Association rookie of the year amid controversy over status


Mitchell has also been vocal in calling for Simmons, who was injured the entire 2016/17 season, to not be classed as a rookie because he benefited from being with the 76ers for that first year after being drafted. 'I'd like to thank my family ... my teammates, my great coach and the city of Philadelphia for really embracing me, ' Simmons said after accepting the award. Read More »

How both Spain and Portugal narrowly avoided elimination from the World Cup


Energized by the home fans, Russian Federation seemed invincible so far, but after being undermanned, Uruguay's firepower proved to be too much to handle. Morocco, already eliminated, struck again in the 81st minute when substitute Youssef En-Nesyri crashed in a header which looked set to inflict a first defeat on Spain since Euro 2016. Read More »

US Open will consider Serena pregnancy in seedings


You're talking about Serena". John McEnroe has called on Wimbledon chiefs to take action and seed Serena Williams - at the expense of the 32nd seed. "I know it's going to be so important to go back, it's going to be an fantastic feeling to go on the court again and just remember a little bit the feelings from previous year", Muguruza added. Read More »