by | July 02, 2018 | 20:58

With a pair of 2-0 wins over Costa Rica and Serbia, Brazil easily clinched its place at the top of its group. Brazil endured a frustrating opening 45 minutes as they head into the halftime break with the score level at 0-0 against Mexico in their round of 16 tie.

by | July 02, 2018 | 20:38

Philippines player June Mar Fajardo appeared to throw an elbow as his team was losing by 31 points, and Australia's Daniel Kickert responded with his own elbow to Fajardo's face. Anthony Moore, the chief executive of Basketball Australia, apologised to fans in a statement. "This is not the spirit in which sport should be played and certainly not in the spirit in which we aim to play basketball", said Moore.

by | July 02, 2018 | 20:02

The youngsters and their coach were found alive by Thai navy seals. Rescue teams attempted to reach deeper into the chambers of Tham Luang cave in the hope of locating the children, aged 11 to 16, and the coach more than a week after they ventured in and were blocked by heavy rains.

by | July 02, 2018 | 18:56

First off, the money. His deal with the Lakers is his longest since he signed for six years with Miami in 2010. The final year is a player option. Los Angeles also provides James with a larger platform for his business interests and social activism. James already owns two mansions in Brentwood, Los Angeles and has investments in numerous businesses in the city.

by | July 02, 2018 | 17:48

He showed his quality again on Sunday night at the World Cup , despite Denmark's eventual penalty shoot-out defeat to Croatia . The Premier League victor managed to save three spot kicks in the game as a total but in the end it wasn't enough and he could now have to decide his club future.

by | July 02, 2018 | 17:46

What time does the FIFA World Cup 2018 Brazil v/s Mexico match starts (time in IST)? If his performance lives up to his words, it's hard to see Japan getting through here, but given what we've seen so far at the World Cup , the Samurai Blue should not be written off.

by | July 02, 2018 | 17:14

The world No 17 produced a world-class display and played a five-hole stretch in six under on his way to a bogey-free 62 at TPC Potomac, ending the week on a tournament record-low of 21 under and becoming the first Italian victor on the PGA Tour since 1947.

by | July 02, 2018 | 17:02

If not for Germany's shocking display against South Korea , Mexico would not be in this position. Despite the loss, Mexico advanced to the round of 16 in its seven straight World Cup . More than 90 minutes into the game it was 0-0. Their sensational victory over Germany wasn't enough to redeem them after humbling defeats to Sweden and Mexico in the first two games of Group F.

by | July 02, 2018 | 12:30

The decision makes the four-time MVP the headliner of a star-studded free-agent class that includes Paul George , Chris Paul and DeMarcus Cousins, among others. The Lakers could be as far as $61 million under the cap this summer if they renounce Brook Lopez , Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Brook Lopez , Channing Frye and Isaiah Thomas.

by | July 02, 2018 | 11:25

Philadelphia has the ability to pay James the maximum salary allowed by the National Basketball Association, "a $35.6 million annual maximum salary, potentially partnering him with two of the NBA's best young stars, Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons", the ESPN reporter noted, adding that $35.6 million was also what James would have made with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2018-2019.

by | July 02, 2018 | 09:30

Spain had 25 shots, nine of which were on frame, but Akinfeev saved them all, only conceded on an unfortunate own goal. Sergei Ignashevich had unwittingly handed the 2010 champions a 12th-minute lead after tussling with Sergio Ramos , only for Artem Dzyuba to cancel out the own goal with a well-struck penalty (41) after Gerard Pique was punished for handball.

by | July 02, 2018 | 07:46

In 2014, James announced he was returning to the Cavaliers via an as-told-to article in Sports Illustrated . That's made it tough for Cleveland to upgrade its roster, but the Cavs remain committed to bringing back James even for just one more year.

by | July 02, 2018 | 05:28

The Lakers have the most cap space of any National Basketball Association team in the league, giving them ultimate flexibility when constructing a team for next season. James posted to his Instagram story: "Thank you Northeast Ohio for an incredible 4 seasons. This will always be home". LeBron has left Cleveland for the second time.

by | July 02, 2018 | 04:03

Because we were more competitive, I think, this year than we were a year ago when we came back from Golden State having lost by a combined 40 points or something like that [in Games 1 and 2]. 8 would've dazzled James and sent him scrambling to commit long term in Cleveland. " Loved the substance and character that he was about, and then he came here and had an unbelievable workout", Altman said.

by | July 01, 2018 | 23:06

The VSC was deployed as the Finn's stricken Silver Arrow - and ironically that prompted the start of Hamilton's downfall, his rivals opportunistically dashing for the pits and fresh tyres, while Mercedes kept the Briton on track. In all 33 Grand Prix since then, Hamilton had finished inside the points and set a new record for consecutive points finishes. "I really appreciate all the hard work to get the upgrade here".

by | July 01, 2018 | 22:57

But despite managerial turmoil, the Vatreni achieved a brilliant turnaround and were one of the three sides that went unbeaten in the group stages. " Croatia are perhaps small favourites if you look at the clubs where the players come from".

by | July 01, 2018 | 22:56

Spain pushed and prodded as the game moved into this World Cup's first extra-time, but the home defence had its men behind, allowing the ball-players little room to maneuver. The 2010 World Cup winners began with news of coach being sacked just two days before the tournament and the performance looks to have taken a hit.

by | July 01, 2018 | 19:42

The five-time world champions secured top spot in Group E with a 2-0 victory over Serbia here on Wednesday. How are we going to be unsafe to an opponent if we do not get our performance right? South Korea struck a blow to Germany on June 27 with a clinical 2-0 win over the defending champions.

by | July 01, 2018 | 19:12

However, as free agency opened last night, George pulled the shock move to stay in Oklahoma City without even taking a meeting with another team, not even the Lakers. When George was initially snubbed from the All-Star team, Westbrook went to bat for George in one media session in particular. The Thunder have the power ti tempt George to stick around with a lucrative max offer sheet worth $176m over five years.

by | July 01, 2018 | 16:10

But the Warriors seem confident that he can keep coaching for a long time, especially after signing him to this extension. Though Golden State has had a great run, Warriors fans probably are not looking forward to the summer of 2019, when both Durant and Klay Thompson could become free agents.

by | July 01, 2018 | 14:10

Teams and players can not formally sign contracts until July 6. The Mavericks also would be willing to sign Jordan as a free agent if he decides to opt out of his deal , according to one of the executives. Jordan and the Mavericks can begin free-agency discussions on Saturday at 9:01 p.m. PT and are expected to quickly come to an agreement. Essentially, this deal is the same as Jordan opting into his $24.1 million player option.

by | July 01, 2018 | 13:47

Many options for him are complicated, however, and it seems as if there's no flawless fit for him. Philadelphia would offer the chance to play alongside National Basketball Association top rookie Ben Simmons of Australia as well as young star Joel Embiid while a Houston deal could see him join James Harden and Chris Paul .

by | July 01, 2018 | 09:54

As a Southern California native, the pull of returning to Tinseltown is strong for PG13 but he's motivated by winning a championship and believes staying with OKC and playing alongside Russell Westbrook could give him the best chance to do that.

by | July 01, 2018 | 08:45

The Lakers are reportedly eager to get the deal over the line quickly to have enough time to convince LeBron to swap OH for California, if he does indeed decide to become a free agent this summer. Things are starting to get insane leading up to the start of free agency for the Los Angeles Lakers . With Leonard having single season remaining in his contract, the Spurs will demand a pretty big package to part ways with their star player.

by | July 01, 2018 | 04:50

He added: "We believed in it until the very end, we tried to shoot, but we just couldn't get the ball in". Instead Germany will head home after a stunning failure, having been unable to break down the South Koreans and after a shock 1-0 loss to Mexico in its opening group match.