• Lakers, LeBron James, and the Kawhi Leonard sweepstakes
Lakers, LeBron James, and the Kawhi Leonard sweepstakes

Leonard is attempting to convince teams that he plans on signing with the Lakers in 2019. The same line of thinking goes with the Lakers, though, getting Leonard will also increase their chances of signing LeBron James. While the Spurs have rejected the Lakers before, Magic Johnson and company have remained resilient in changing San Antonio's s...

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  • Mexican fans celebrate with South Koreans
Mexican fans celebrate with South Koreans

Toni Kroos' last-gasp victor ensured Germany head into their final Group F outing in a much stronger position than had looked likely in a contest in which Die Mannschaft came from behind despite having Jerome Boateng sent off. France arrived at the World Cup in Japan and South Korea as the favorite to defend the title they won at home four year...

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  • Kangaroo invades field, stops play during Australian woman’s soccer game
Kangaroo invades field, stops play during Australian woman’s soccer game

Canberra's top two women's teams Capital Football Club and Belconnen United faced off on Sunday. "He was quite happily watching the first part of the match and decided he'd join the field of play when the girls went off at halftime", match commentator Russ Gibbs told the Australian Broadcasting Corp.

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  • Belgium's Romelu Lukaku to recover from injury in time to face England
Belgium's Romelu Lukaku to recover from injury in time to face England

In fact, they head into the match with the exact same record, posting eight goals apiece - a figure equalled by Russian Federation alone - and conceding twice. Japan to upset the odds? Here is England's route if they finish second in Group G. Tunisia have only ever won one game at a World Cup finals - and that was back in Argentina in 1978, wh...

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  • India vs Ireland, 1st T20I: Everything you need to know
India vs Ireland, 1st T20I: Everything you need to know

The Ireland series are a vital one for India as they will look to adapt to overseas conditions and hope to get their winning combination right before the big test starting July. Siddharth Kaul was in the Indian squad for the home ODIs against Sri Lanka in December, but was not picked ahead of Kumar-Bumrah. India's first-wicket partnership...

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  • Man found dead in freezer at Atlanta Braves' stadium identified
Man found dead in freezer at Atlanta Braves' stadium identified

An inventor who was at the Atlanta Braves' stadium to install new beer technology is believed to have died after becoming trapped in a freezer, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The game was played as scheduled . Detectives would not release late Tuesday evening if they thought it was an accident or if there were signs of foul play,...

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  • Kawhi Leonard Trade Rumors: Cavaliers, Lakers, Celtics, 76ers Contacted Spurs
Kawhi Leonard Trade Rumors: Cavaliers, Lakers, Celtics, 76ers Contacted Spurs

The report claims "there's a race to secure Leonard before James is faced with deciding whether to become a free agent on Friday, especially with concern that Oklahoma City's Paul George is no longer assured of signing with the Lakers ".

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  • Paulinho and Thiago Silva put Brazil through and send Serbia home
Paulinho and Thiago Silva put Brazil through and send Serbia home

Even if Brazil beat Serbia , they could still finish second in the group if Switzerland manage to outdo them on goal difference in their game against Costa Rica. 1. Serbia's resistance eventually broke on 35 minutes as Philippe Coutinho's well-weighted pass found Paulinho , who lifted the ball over Stojkovic to put Selecao ahead.

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  • Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri, Granit Xhaka fined by Federation Internationale de Football Association for celebrations
Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri, Granit Xhaka fined by Federation Internationale de Football Association for celebrations

Serbia was charged for fans' "display of discriminatory banners and messages by Serbian supporters as well as for throwing objects during the match", Federation Internationale de Football Association said. "One can feel patriotic emotions towards the nation that one has chosen, without forgetting his homeland of origin", said Cassis, who only beca...

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  • Kawhi Leonard adamant about trade, Spurs unwilling to budge
Kawhi Leonard adamant about trade, Spurs unwilling to budge

Another good sign for Lakers fans - LeBron James' 13-year-old superstar son is very "likely" to enroll at Sierra Canyon School in L.A. ... but our sources say "it's not a done deal". Per Shelburne and Wojnarowski , Leonard intends to let any teams interested in acquiring him know that he plans to sign with the Lakers when he can become a free agen...

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  • Part One of Paul George's Three-Part ESPN Free Agency Series
Part One of Paul George's Three-Part ESPN Free Agency Series

Now, ESPN just dropped news they will air a three part documentary covering the free agency of Paul George . Los Angeles reportedly is also interested in signing free agent LeBron James and attempting to trade for disgruntled Spurs star Kawhi Leonard.

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  • Marcelo exits Brazil match against Serbia with back injury
Marcelo exits Brazil match against Serbia with back injury

But their fate was sealed in the 68th when Silva rose to nod home Neymar's corner-kick for 2-0, and Serbia protesting in vain that Miranda had wrestled down Mitrovic to give Silva the necessary space. Mitrovic also hailed the belief in the Serbia squad despite the 2-1 defeat to Switzerland on Friday. If Serbia and Switzerland win their re...

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  • Bubba Watson shoots 63 to rally for 3rd Travelers title
Bubba Watson shoots 63 to rally for 3rd Travelers title

Bubba Watson , who clawed back from a six-stroke deficit on Sunday to win his third Travelers Championship title, announced Monday that he will donate $200,000 in winnings to the tournament's nonprofit beneficiaries. "Coming in the final round, I just tried to play for position", said Watson. The Englishman moved into 16 under for the tournamen...

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  • Romelu Lukaku: Belgium striker ruled out of England game
Romelu Lukaku: Belgium striker ruled out of England game

Delph could also be in line to feature, while Marcus Rashford could replace Raheem Sterling and be given his first start. Rarely do England managers get the luxury of resting their best player at a major tournament so Southgate should take full advantage because if his captain picks up an injury in this match it would feel like the end of t...

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  • Nick Kyrgios edges past Feliciano Lopez to reach Queen's semi-finals
Nick Kyrgios edges past Feliciano Lopez to reach Queen's semi-finals

Some of the best grass-court players have been in action this week and Cilic, who was also a beaten finalist at Wimbledon a year ago, reckons winning this title is second only to his US Open victory in 2014. Firing some superb returns, he converted his third set point when Cilic netted a backhand. Videos picked up by fans show Kyrgios playing ...

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  • LeBron James Rumors: Cavaliers Star May Have 'Narrowed' Choice To 2 Teams
LeBron James Rumors: Cavaliers Star May Have 'Narrowed' Choice To 2 Teams

In case you haven't read anything NBA-related for the past six months, James can opt out of his player option and become a free agent, and plenty of teams will vie for his services. The first time he went through the process, James asked teams to send delegations to tell him why he should sign with their team. Speaking to TMZ as he partied ou...

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  • Body found in ballpark cooler before Reds-Braves game
Body found in ballpark cooler before Reds-Braves game

Police confirmed the body was found inside a beer cooler. The body of a worker was found Tuesday in a beer cooler at the ballpark for the Atlanta Braves , just hours before a game against the Cincinnati Reds. Cobb County Police Department responded to a call of a deceased person located at Suntrust Park. The Atlanta Braves hold a 3.5 g...

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  • Australia eye win to reach Round of 16
Australia eye win to reach Round of 16

But I have no influence on that. "I will see what I do for him next game". Following the losses to Denmark and France in the World Cup group stage, Peru has been eliminated from the list of last 16, reports Xinhua news agency. Peru coach Ricardo Gareca has praised his team for their endeavours during the game against France and assured tha...

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  • German FA officials at World Cup fined for celebration provoking Sweden
German FA officials at World Cup fined for celebration provoking Sweden

A more serious fall-out from the Germany game was the racist abuse and threats directed at Durmaz and his family on social media . Sweden will have to slow Mexico down on Wednesday if they are going to have a shot at staying in the tournament.

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  • Serena seeded 25th for Wimbledon, Federer tops men's list
Serena seeded 25th for Wimbledon, Federer tops men's list

Ashleigh Barty was the top-seeded Australian woman at No.17. Roger Federer is the top-seeded player in the men's tournament, followed by Rafael Nadal , Marin Cilic, Alexander Zverev and Juan Martin del Potro. "I don't think it's the right thing to do", said the 29-year-old Slovakian. I think that's good. Dominika Cibulkova , who is ranked N...

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  • 3 things that went right for Nigeria against Iceland
3 things that went right for Nigeria against Iceland

After a goalless first half, Ahmed Musa scored a fine goal on a breakaway from an Iceland set piece, half-volleying home after controlling Victor Moses's cross in the 49th minute. A win would take Nigeria through to the knockout rounds while a draw will be enough providing Iceland do not beat group leaders Croatia by a big enough marg...

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  • Orlando City's Yoshi Yotun helps Peru make history with World Cup victory
Orlando City's Yoshi Yotun helps Peru make history with World Cup victory

However, he may have his last chance of appearing for his national team as Australia prepare to face Peru. "They are a really, really good team". Four Denmark players have been booked so far this tournament, to Australia's three . The 49-year-old refused to put the blame exclusively on coach Bert van Marwijk, who wasn't all that well received ...

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  • LA Clippers send Austin Rivers to Washington Wizards for center Marcin Gortat
LA Clippers send Austin Rivers to Washington Wizards for center Marcin Gortat

Doc traded for Austin in 2014, and Austin had served as point and shooting guard since. It wasn't much of a blockbuster trade, but Kyle Kuzma's reaction is a sign of bigger things to come. According to SportsLine data scientist Stephen Oh, the Wizards' playoff chances drop from 38 percent to 21.9 percent with the departure of Gortat and addition of...

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  • Hamilton, Bottas fastest during 1st French GP practice
Hamilton, Bottas fastest during 1st French GP practice

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo was fourth. While Hamilton thanked his team for its "great work" via the radio after crossing the finish line, Vettel regretted that he "had lost the race on the first lap". "I thought I was going to get rear-ended", he said. Renault's Carlos Sainz was seventh fastest and Sauber's Charles Leclerc an eye-catchi...

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  • Is Messi about to play his final match for Argentina?
Is Messi about to play his final match for Argentina?

Following an opening draw with Iceland and a 3-0 defeat to Croatia, the pressure on Messi and Argentina was clear, but he said the players still believed they would prevail. Such frustrations have been taken into account by the Argentine FA and, while Sampaoli will not leave his job immediately, it is reported that he will be dismissed from the pos...

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