• Southgate plays down row over leaked team selection
Southgate plays down row over leaked team selection

A snoopy photographer and his enormous, telescopic lens leaked England's putative team for the Panama game. 'So of course our media has to decide if they want to help the team or not'. Gareth Southgate was hailed for "playing a blinder" ahead of England's World Cup opener with Tunisia , as the afterglow of a notionally happy squad and n...

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  • England march into last 16 after thrashing Panama 6-1
England march into last 16 after thrashing Panama 6-1

Sandor Kocsis, who finished with 11 goals in that year's tournament, had a hat trick and Ferenc Puskas and Peter Pelotas had two goals for eventual runners-up Hungary, who defeated West Germany 8-3 in their next game before incredibly losing 3-2 in the rematch in the final.

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  • England beat South Africa by 121 runs
England beat South Africa by 121 runs

One day after England's men team achieved the highest total of 481 runs in the ODI format, England Women team followed their men team's footsteps. Like Beaumont for England, Bates was well supported by her opening partner Sophie Devine (73) as the pair put on a record opening stand in all T20I cricket of 182.

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  • Brazil team-mates defend Neymar after his on-pitch theatrics draw criticism
Brazil team-mates defend Neymar after his on-pitch theatrics draw criticism

Moments later, Neymar was booked for petulantly punching the ball in front of Kuipers as Costa Rica players sprawled out on the turf time wasting. The dream - no, the OBJECTIVE - is still alive. Brazil captain Thiago Silva says he was "saddened" by Neymar's attitude during the second half of his country's win over Costa Rica .

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  • England beat Australia by six wickets, lead ODI series 4-0
England beat Australia by six wickets, lead ODI series 4-0

They average 68.62 for the first wicket, which is 16 runs more than Gordon Greenidge and Desmond Haynes averaged together - albeit in a vastly smaller timeframe than the legendary West Indies pair. The respective replacements were Alex Carey, off-spinner Nathan Lyon - back for his first ODI in nearly two years - and Michael Neser. Finch (100), hi...

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  • Roberto Osuna Suspended 75 Games by MLB After Domestic Violence Charge
Roberto Osuna Suspended 75 Games by MLB After Domestic Violence Charge

Since then, Major League Baseball had Osuna on administrative leave while undergoing its own investigation. Osuna, 23, will be eligible to return to the roster on August 4. Osuna's next court date will be July 9. Osuna has agreed to not appeal the decision, and the decision will be retroactive back to May 8, shortly after Osuna's last game play...

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  • Morocco decision to play Amrabat after concussion 'questionable'
Morocco decision to play Amrabat after concussion 'questionable'

Geiger drew worldwide scrutiny after Morocco's Nordin Amrabat asserted in a post-game interview with Dutch broadcaster NOS that Pepe , Portugal's veteran center back, said Geiger asked for his shirt after the game. Referee Mark Geiger adjusts his ear piece used to communicate with his assistants during a group B match between Portugal a...

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  • Queen's 2018: Marin Cilic beats Nick Kyrgios to reach final
Queen's 2018: Marin Cilic beats Nick Kyrgios to reach final

It's been a while since I've played for a title so it's a special moment considering what I have been through", Djokovic said. He hasn't earned a major title since competing his career Grand Slam by winning the 2016 French Open. "You know, even though I'm really happy I'm in the finals, I just want to keep building this momentum". Kyrgios lost ...

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  • Ten-Man Germany Snatch Late Winner Vs Sweden To Stay Alive
Ten-Man Germany Snatch Late Winner Vs Sweden To Stay Alive

Kroos kept plugging away and his goal provoked delirious scenes from German fans and the bench. Boateng's sending-off for his second yellow card eight minutes from time made little difference as the Germans continued to push forward in search of the victor.

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association 'extremely satisfied' with World Cup refereeing, calls VAR a success
Federation Internationale de Football Association 'extremely satisfied' with World Cup refereeing, calls VAR a success

The former Denmark worldwide believes Walker should have been sent off for the foul , although was happy to see England come away with three points after a 2-1 win. There were three letters on the lips of supporters following England's World Cup opener against Tunisia this week - VAR. Yes, following the unanimous approval of the International ...

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  • Messi is not a leader, he is no Ronaldo, claims Petit
Messi is not a leader, he is no Ronaldo, claims Petit

Lionel Messi hoped to lead Argentina to a memorable World Cup . Whereas Ronaldo netted a hat-trick in Portugal's 3-3 draw with Spain before scoring their victor against Morocco, Messi has floundered in front of goal - missing a penalty against Iceland before putting in an underwhelming display in Nizhny Novgorod.

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  • Muguruza falls short, Kvitova into quarters
Muguruza falls short, Kvitova into quarters

The defending champion raced into a 4-0 lead in the first set before being pegged back by Gavrilova in a match lasting almost one hour 20 minutes. "Every time I play her, I have to play my best tennis, and it happens", Strycova said. Defending Birmingham champion Petra Kvitova continued her impressive grasscourt form after overpowering Austra...

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  • How Luka Doncic got to the Dallas Mavericks
How Luka Doncic got to the Dallas Mavericks

Dallas did well for themselves at the draft, also selecting Jalen Brunson with the 33rd overall pick. "Moms decent!" Iguodala tweeted to his 1.3 million followers. 5 pick. "I mean, I know about the cowboys", Doncic said to laughter. He is supposed to be good, a serial scorer who can shoot from the parking lot and became a YouTube sensation ...

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  • #WC2018: Hernandez nets as Mexico sees off South Korea
#WC2018: Hernandez nets as Mexico sees off South Korea

Overall, Germany also completed 86 percent of their 744 passes, with Kroos completing 117 of his 128 - the second-most completed by a player in Russian Federation this month. As the game kicked off Mexico fans sang "We are the home team" and with green shirts dotted all over the stadium and rousing chants of "Ole!" bellowing around the arena every ...

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  • Romelu Lukaku, Eden Hazard, Dries Mertens doubtful for England game
Romelu Lukaku, Eden Hazard, Dries Mertens doubtful for England game

Belgium looked impressive in an attacking sense at the Spartak Stadium, with Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku helping themselves to a couple of goals apiece, while substitute Michy Batshuayi also registered late on. Lukaku added that a knock to his foot was "not going to be a big problem" for his participation in Belgium's last Group G game a...

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  • Brazil 2 Costa Rica 0
Brazil 2 Costa Rica 0

A Neymar corner was headed straight at Navas by Silva, and then Neymar won the ball back inside the Costa Rica half and raced to the edge of the area but whipped the shot wide. Coach Tite fell to the floor as he sped onto the pitch following Coutinho's strike. That incident threatened to dominate the headlines until Coutinho prodded Brazil...

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  • Belgium's Lukaku a doubt for England clash, says Martinez
Belgium's Lukaku a doubt for England clash, says Martinez

The full-back's late challenge on Hazard was deemed, with the use of VAR, to have been just inside the area and the Chelsea man stepped up to crack the resulting spot-kick into the bottom-left corner. "The first game at any tournament is always a little tough and the heat also exhausted us out but after rest we'll be ready to roll again", Chels...

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  • Dramatic late goal saves Germany; Mexico and Belgium victorious
Dramatic late goal saves Germany; Mexico and Belgium victorious

Sami Khedira turned down a reporter's offer of flight passes to take him and his Germany team-mates home from the World Cup in Russian Federation, insisting they would not be needed until after the final. "Now we have to recover and we don't have much time before we have to beat Korea, when we have to play convincingly", said Kroos. "It's going...

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  • Father of Driver Punished for Pulling Son from Burning Car During Race
Father of Driver Punished for Pulling Son from Burning Car During Race

Mike didn't appear to be injured as he walked away from the wreckage in the footage. "If I had to place a bet on who would've pulled me out, I would've bet it was him", Mike Jones told WDBJ-7. Nascar put Jones' dad on probation for running onto the track. Mike Jones found himself competing for the lead at South Boston Speedway on June 16.

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  • Southgate's notes suggest Sterling will not start for England against Panama
Southgate's notes suggest Sterling will not start for England against Panama

The direct Central Americans were well-beaten by Belgium in their opener and Walker said England know what they'll be up against. With Dele Alli missing training on Thursday with a thigh problem, Southgate has to work out how he reconfigures his midfield if the Tottenham man does indeed fail to recover for the match in Nizhy Novgorod.

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  • Could Moe Wagner Be Headed to the Lakers?
Could Moe Wagner Be Headed to the Lakers?

So no matter who the Lakers ended up drafting at No. 25, they were getting a player they ultimately didn't have a shot at with their second round picks. "They obviously are a very flashy franchise", Wagner said. He plays with energy, he's light on his feet'. JT says that if LeBron goes to the Lakers the Golden State Warriors will still be the...

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  • Egypt to complain about match officials in World Cup loss
Egypt to complain about match officials in World Cup loss

The Pharaohs, as the Egyptian squad is known, adopted the Russian region's capital, Grozny, as their base for the tournament, a choice that has raised eyebrows given Kadyrov's poor human rights record and the long distances involved in the team's travels to group matches elsewhere in Russia .

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  • Roundtable: Phoenix Suns 2018 draft review
Roundtable: Phoenix Suns 2018 draft review

In Spain. Luka Doncic poses with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being drafted third overall by the Atlanta Hawks during the 2018 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center on June 21, 2018 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NESN's NBA Draft coverage is presented by Cross Insurance. One concern from draft night is the amount trade...

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  • Neymar Reduced To Tears At The Full-Time Whistle After Brazil Win
Neymar Reduced To Tears At The Full-Time Whistle After Brazil Win

The world's most expensive player was given a rough ride by the Swiss in a 1-1 draw on Sunday, suffering 10 fouls during the match, the most for any player in a single World Cup game for 20 years. Neymar picked up a metatarsal injury with PSG in February that essentially ruled him out of competitive action until the summer. A 1-0 victory ov...

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  • Lewis Hamilton fastest in Friday practice for F1 French Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton fastest in Friday practice for F1 French Grand Prix

Yet while Mercedes look as though they will take some beating in Le Castellet this weekend on F1's first return to the circuit in 28 years, Hamilton believes they will not get a real gauge of how their new package compares to rivals Ferrari and Red Bull until the three teams are going full throttle in qualifying later today.

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