• Grobbelaar: 'Karius deserves a second shot'
Grobbelaar: 'Karius deserves a second shot'

Hamann is not the first former Germany global to criticise Karius, who left Mainz for Liverpool in 2016, after Lothar Matthaeus described his performance in Kiev as the "worst goalkeeping display in the last 20 or 30 years". Speaking at a news conference while on global duty, Alisson said he would think about his future after the World Cup and ...

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  • Kevin Love Cleared To Play In Game 1 Of NBA Finals
Kevin Love Cleared To Play In Game 1 Of NBA Finals

It was understandable, though, as everyone wanted to know what Smith was thinking when he pulled the ball out. WASTED CHANCE. Cavs superstar LeBron James gets frustrated with teammate JR Smith after a missed opportunity as time expires in regulation.

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  • Thibault Courtois Heading Into Tug-Of-War Between Liverpool And Real Madrid
Thibault Courtois Heading Into Tug-Of-War Between Liverpool And Real Madrid

Subsequently arriving back in West London in 2014, Courtois pushed out stalwart Petr Cech to Arsenal, and his presence and ability for Chelsea in the following years has been rewarded with two Premier League titles and an FA Cup. The Brazilian is widely viewed as one of the best 'keepers in Europe and being given the no.1 spot for his national ...

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  • Klay Thompson forced off court after JR Smith collision
Klay Thompson forced off court after JR Smith collision

But, to the surprise of most everyone, they didn't. James drove past Curry for a three-point play with 50 seconds remaining in the fourth. Suddenly, the storm was over, and the Cavs were still standing. Despite all that talent, the Warriors still needed seven games to defeat the top-seeded Rockets in the Western Conference finals. At the last...

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  • 76ers agree to extend head coach
76ers agree to extend head coach

With the Sixers head coach heading into the final year of his contract, the team faced the decision, although it seemed like a no brainer, of whether Brown deserved an extension before the start of the 2018-19 season, which he received on Tuesday .

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  • World XI bowl first in Hurricane Relief fundraiser
World XI bowl first in Hurricane Relief fundraiser

Though the game wasn't a nail-biter, it was thoroughly enjoyable to watch, the crowd and players enjoying a carnival atmosphere as two teams engaged in some competitive cricket, but always kept in mind the bigger picture of what they were playing for.

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  • Serena Williams Slams Body-Shamers for Muscles
Serena Williams Slams Body-Shamers for Muscles

Serena beat Kristyna Pliskova 7-6, 6-4 while wearing a form-fitting black catsuit in the first round of the French Open on Tuesday, and plans to compete at Wimbledon in July. The only consolation for Pliskova, the twin sister of world number six Karolina, was finishing with 15 aces, the most hit against Williams since such records began to be k...

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  • Kyle Korver praises LeBron James before NBA Finals
Kyle Korver praises LeBron James before NBA Finals

If both teams stay healthy, Golden State's going to win. How the Cavaliers can win: James being spectacular is a prerequisite, and Cleveland needs to bring the same defensive effort that carried the Cavs in the Game 7 win at Boston.

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  • Serena Williams reveals plans for baby number 2
Serena Williams reveals plans for baby number 2

At least she was able to laugh at that as she went to the sideline to towel off. As she did in her first-round match against Svetlana Kuznetsova , the 2016 champion again impressed with her ease of movement around the court. It's not even remotely true. Two-time Sharapova makes her return to Roland Garros having been refused a wild card past...

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  • Jayson Tatum doesn't seem to think Cavs have chance against Warriors
Jayson Tatum doesn't seem to think Cavs have chance against Warriors

Two decades have passed since an NBA Finals has been played in Utah, but Jazz fans still have a reason to be engaged in this year's championship. The Warriors won their second title in three years by beating the Cavs 4-1. Durant is incredible, but his isolation sets have had a tendency to drag down Golden State's offense at times. He is only pla...

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  • France's Olivier Giroud credits switch from Arsenal to Chelsea for good form
France's Olivier Giroud credits switch from Arsenal to Chelsea for good form

Olivier Giroud moved level with Zinedine Zidane for worldwide goals as France began its World Cup preparations with a comfortable 2-0 friendly win against Ireland on Monday. France: Mandanda 6, Mendy 6, Rami 6, Sidibe 7, Umtiti 6, Matuidi 7, Nzonzi 6, Tolisso 8, Fekir 8, Giroud 7, Mbappe 8. If at first you don't succeed...

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  • Peru captain Paolo Guerrero cleared to play despite drug ban
Peru captain Paolo Guerrero cleared to play despite drug ban

The FPF had launched Guerrero's last-ditch appeal Wednesday "with the hope of seeing Paolo at the World Cup , that reflects the feeling of the FPF and the whole country", according to its president Edwin Oviedo in a statement released in Lima.

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  • Salah's recovery to take 3 to 4 weeks, Liverpool physio says
Salah's recovery to take 3 to 4 weeks, Liverpool physio says

Egypt's FA on Wednesday said it had met with Salah's doctor in Spain, and that the player's injury would not keep him out any longer than three weeks. "He is going to mark the recovery times, in principle it will be from three to four weeks but we are going to try to reduce those deadlines, that's the big goal ".

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  • Arsenal look set to complete deal to sign PSG midfielder
Arsenal look set to complete deal to sign PSG midfielder

Ramsey earns around £90,000-a-week at the Emirates but he expects a significant increase on that to sign a new long-term deal. The Sun reports that the Spaniard, who was named as Arsene Wenger's successor last week, has been given permission from the club's hierarchy to shake things up in the coaching department as he bids to forge a new-look s...

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  • Zidane quits as Real Madrid coach days after Champions League win
Zidane quits as Real Madrid coach days after Champions League win

And I had to do this for everyone. "I think this team needs to keep winning but I think after three years a change is needed, something different, a different message, different ways of going about things". "This is a good moment to end it well". I do not forget that. 'Madrid has done everything for me, ' he said. They have always backed me. "T...

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  • Man City Sign Napoli Playmaker In €50 Million Deal
Man City Sign Napoli Playmaker In €50 Million Deal

Jorginho , who has two years left on his current deal, has made 36 appearances for Napoli this season, scoring three goals , including one against City in the Champions League in November. I don't think they have rejected offers. "If Napoli find an agreement with City, we'll assess everything". And sources in Italy claim that the clubs are...

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  • Disappointing news for Chelsea fans and it is financial
Disappointing news for Chelsea fans and it is financial

The club is owned by Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich . The delay in issuing him a new visa comes amid increased diplomatic tensions between London and Moscow after the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in Salisbury. If the reports are true that Abramovich has indeed withdrawn his United Kingdom visa request, it may be too late t...

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  • Zinedine Zidane resigns as Real Madrid manager after third Champions League win
Zinedine Zidane resigns as Real Madrid manager after third Champions League win

They have always respected what I've done, even when I wasn't playing well. The summer of 2006 is widely remembered for Zinedine Zidane's retirement and spectacular departure from the worldwide scene, yet after his resignation as Real Madrid coach on Thursday, it's recalled how he also left them as a player in 2006 despite having one year lef...

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  • Nadal critiques court following 80th win
Nadal critiques court following 80th win

Williams returns to Grand Slam tennis for the first time since the 2017 Australian Open where she won a 23rd major while also being two months pregnant. This match was one of the six encounters halted on Monday night because of rain. A year after losing in the opening round of qualifying in Paris, he is the second-youngest man in the French Open...

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  • Kolisi to captain South Africa
Kolisi to captain South Africa

His Stormers team mate, Pieter Steph du Toit , will captain the team in the one-off test match against Wales in Washington on Saturday. "It is an enormous honour to captain the Springboks and Siya and Pieter-Steph are two trustworthy, hardworking males who benefit from the respect of their fellow gamers", stated Erasmus.

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  • Roma set €90m price-tag for goalkeeper Alisson
Roma set €90m price-tag for goalkeeper Alisson

Karius' Champions League costing blunders against Real Madrid are the latest, and worst, in a long series of high profile errors, and will surely be the final nail in the goalkeeper's Liverpool coffin. Of course it's not what he expected but it's part of football. 'The manager said at half-time that it looked like we were devastated about M...

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  • SHOCKING: Zidane quits Real Madrid
SHOCKING: Zidane quits Real Madrid

This team needs to keep winning and needs a change for that. In fact, winning the Champions League has helped tuck their ineptitude out of plain sight. But according to Spanish outlet Sport , the favourite is Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino. According to several reports Zidane's decision to quit was a result of event after the Champions L...

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  • Celtics General Manager Danny Ainge Gives Encouraging Update on Gordon Hayward's Return
Celtics General Manager Danny Ainge Gives Encouraging Update on Gordon Hayward's Return

Smart told ESPN's Jackie MacMullan after Sunday night's loss that he believes he's worth more than $12 million to $14 million per season , based on how he impacts games in ways that go beyond the box score. "Gordon is progressing well", Ainge said . "'If we don't do this Kyrie is coming back next year and then I might not start'". "He's on th...

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  • Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says will leave club
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says will leave club

Zidane called a news conference just an hour-and-a-half before announcing his decision, in which he said: "I have taken the decision to not continue going into the next season". Although Real lost only two of their first 15 league matches in the recently concluded Spanish championship, Ernesto Valverde's Barca were able to run away with the league ...

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  • Arsenal set to sign PSG midfielder
Arsenal set to sign PSG midfielder

The need for defensive reinforcements became apparent last season and Lichtsteiner and Papastathopoulos are unlikely to be the final additions to the back line. An attacking midfielder with an imposing frame, Adli has featured for France at Under-16, Under-17 and Under-18 level, scoring 13 times over 33 caps.

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