by | June 28, 2018 | 19:55

Heading into the final day of the group stage, three teams - Japan, Colombia , and Senegal - are all still in control of their destinies as they battle for one of the final two spots up for grabs in the knockout round. They had looked set to take the lead in the 17th minute when Liverpool forward Sadio Mané went down in the area under a challenge from Davinson Sánchez and referee Milorad Mažić pointed to the spot.

by | June 28, 2018 | 15:49

Kyrie Irving might be the only player in the history of the National Basketball Association to demand a trade away from a team with LeBron James , but he also believes the Earth is flat, so he's obviously a unique guy. But they will be barred from receiving players in sign-and-trade deals, which means they would need to clear cap space. However, the Lakers likely can't wait until 2019 to acquire both Leonard and James , although that's not out of the question, and they might not even be ...

by | June 28, 2018 | 11:25

If England win Group G , and get past the runner-up of Group H , they will play the victor of Brazil and Mexico in the quarter-finals. However, while England and Belgium have been scoring freely, they have also conceded some goals which looked rather unwarranted.

by | June 28, 2018 | 08:01

Bubba Watson carded a final-round 63 at the Travelers Championship on Sunday to win his third PGA Tour title of the year, and third victory at this particular tournament. Bogeys on the par-five second and par-three 11th negated two of her four birdies for the round, after she collected four birdies and an eagle in the opening 18 holes.

by | June 28, 2018 | 06:58

The 36-year-old American, who has returned to competitive tennis following the birth of her daughter last September, is 183rd in the WTA Tour rankings. Williams had said before the ruling that the idea of the sport changing the way maternity leave is treated is bigger than her. "I don't think it's the right thing to do", Cibulkova told BBC before the ruling.

by | June 28, 2018 | 06:26

Marcus Rashford has been working hard in training ahead of a possible start for England against Belgium in Kaliningrad on Thursday night. The only issue at stake for England against Belgium is whether they finish first or second in Group G.

by | June 28, 2018 | 06:23

A Southern California native, Leonard reportedly wants to defect to the Lakers, but that team has a hard choice to make in terms of how many assets to offer the Spurs in a trade, as opposed to possibly being able to wait a year and sign him in free agency.

by | June 28, 2018 | 04:18

Having replaced Cheryshev with Mario Fernandes in the immediate aftermath of Smolnikov's premature departure, Russian Federation boss Stanislav Cherchesov sent on midfielder Daler Kuziaev for Yuri Gazinsky at the break and saw his team rally.

by | June 28, 2018 | 04:14

Serbia will fly home after picking up only three points in Group E with Switzerland joining Brazil in the last 16 following their 2-2 draw with Costa Rica. With the biggest South Korea upset against Germany, in the day's first game, Brazil had all to do if they were to avoid another embarrassing exit like the former champions.

by | June 27, 2018 | 19:41

Belgium are likely to make wholesale changes to their starting XI ahead of their World Cup Group G meeting with England . Romelu Lukaku's World Cup heroics has prompted Manchester United to post a brilliant Tweet. They had 23 shots, 12 on target, and Batshuayi should have scored a hat-trick after coming on for Hazard with 20 minutes to play. He clearly had not reckoned on either just how good Belgium and England would be or perhaps quite how bad Tunisia and Panama are.

by | June 27, 2018 | 19:37

Iran's coach, Portuguese Carlos Queiroz, said Sunday that facing Portugal in the final Group B clash was special, but he stressed that his team has prepared well and still has a chance to qualify for the knockout round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup .

by | June 27, 2018 | 19:08

Hamilton was only fifth in Montreal while Red Bull's Max Verstappen put a series of crash-strewn races behind him to come home third and show he is a class driver when he limits the risks. Ferrari traditionally underplay their hand on Friday, and Kimi Raikkonen and Vettel finished fourth and fifth respectively. Hamilton's Finnish team mate Valtteri Bottas , also with a new Mercedes engine in his vehicle, was second fastest in the initial stint but seventh in the second after his auto ...

by | June 27, 2018 | 18:59

Both of these teams are defensively strong, so expect a cagey affair, but the key difference will be the attacking qualities that they both possess and whether they can express themselves in the game. If you don't have a pay TV package, or don't have one that includes FS1 and Universo, there are still ways to watch the World Cup - namely by heading online for live streaming.

by | June 27, 2018 | 08:33

And, Germany look to stay within reach. "Our players played a game they will not regret, they played as one and did their utmost", said South Korea coach Shin Tae Yong. To achieve that result again, Shin believes his players must acquire more experience. Loew praised Sweden's "cohesiveness" and "strong mentality" but said Germany could overcome the challenge if it stuck to its winning formula from recent years.

by | June 27, 2018 | 07:54

It's not like a train track, you don't just stay on the rails. Hamilton, who claimed his 75th career pole position, enjoyed a tenth of a second advantage over his second-placed Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport team-mate Valtteri Bottas , with championship leader Sebastian Vettel third for Scuderia Ferrari at the Circuit Paul Ricard .

by | June 27, 2018 | 07:11

The Koreans have zero. They are in the same boat, and both have the same goal differential and number of goals scored. "Play SportsMax Predictor game for a chance to win up to $125k Dollars!" For the latest news, download our app at for Android; and at for IoS.

by | June 27, 2018 | 06:39

Iceland still has a chance of reaching the Round of 16 as the runner up in Group D. They are two points behind second-place Nigeria, so they must beat Croatia to have any shot of progressing. Hallgrimsson cut his teeth in global management as assistant to Swede Lars Lagerback, who steered Iceland to the Euro 2016 finals, where they beat England in the last 16 but fell to host nation France at the quarter-final stage.

by | June 27, 2018 | 00:41

Pressure too on Lionel Messi - who hasn't cut an entirely calm figure this tournament amid the constant comparisons with Cristiano Ronaldo and the expectation that somehow his entire legacy as a player will unravel unless his underperforming Albicelestes colleagues win at Russian Federation 2018.

by | June 26, 2018 | 23:28

Australia coach Van Marwijk admits the struggle to score goals - they registered only two Mile Jedinak penalties in Russian Federation - was their downfall. Stay tuned here for live updates and highlights of goals and key plays from throughout the match ( refresh for most recent updates ). It also took the introduction of a teenager at two goals down for the Socceroos to have their first shot from outside the box.

by | June 26, 2018 | 22:32

I played tennis because I loved it and continued doing that throughout my whole career". Murray's double fault was an anticlimactic ending to a match that had far more drama than you might have expected, on some unexpected levels. At the end of my match (against Kyrgios), I was certainly exhausted, but it wasn't like I was completely off my feet and didn't feel like I could move anymore and stuff.

by | June 26, 2018 | 22:30

And if Iceland, which is on par with Argentina in the group table, also manages to win their final fixture against Croatia, then Argentina will need a better goal difference to secure the second spot in the table. "But as a collective, where things don't go as we'd like, we all have our own frustrations". Peru have sparkled occasionally during the 2018 World Cup but are already out of the tournament after two 1-0 defeats.

by | June 26, 2018 | 22:17

A former England global, he has been around long enough to know that most of the battle in soccer is creating quality chances, and if a team's players are as world class as England's are, eventually those attempts will start to hit the back of the net.

by | June 26, 2018 | 22:13

When I played in the Argentina team with him, he was always the main player and the main man. Argentina is on the brink of World Cup elimination - and that is not good enough for its demanding fans. Having repeatedly referred to the "virtual world", he was asked instead to talk about the "real world" in a clear case of defiance, even goading, by critics who can not accept such a powerhouse nation being on the brink of World Cup elimination.

by | June 26, 2018 | 22:14

The Real Madrid left-back shone and was probably his side's best player in the first half, producing some impressive skills but more importantly, orchestrating much of Brazil's play going forward. Don't miss a moment of the World Cup! Tite looks like being a coach who can handle the pressure, though. At the final whistle, Neymar sat down on the grass and wept, with the emotion of victory hitting home after the tense Group E contest at the Saint Petersburg Stadium.

by | June 26, 2018 | 22:05

In an audio recording published by Spanish media outlets, the former Argentina global said the current squad lacked leadership on and off the field following Thursday's 3-0 rout by Croatia in Group D. But we saw during Champions League that when the match is not in their favor, it can dissolve on the field. He's not running, he's walking. He's not concerned about the ball.