Super Eagles Arrive In Russia Ahead Of FIFA World Cup

Croatia midfielder, Ivan Rakitić, has warned Super Eagles that Zlatko Dalić's men will do "everything" possible to beat Nigeria when both sides clash on Saturday at the Kaliningrad Stadium in the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation. Nigeria's squa... More..

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World Cup Daily by Jason Pine
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

World Cup Daily by Jason Pine

Stat chat Cheryshev became the first substitute to score in an opening World Cup game, while team-mate Artem Dzyuba did the same, heading home Russia's third just 90 seconds after coming on in the second h...More..

Rafael Nadal weighs up options after French Open glory
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Rafael Nadal weighs up options after French Open glory

Taking on Nadal at the clay-court Grand Slam tournament is a whole other challenge. Although Nadal subsequently received treatment on his forearm it seemingly had little adverse effect and, after a second bre...More..

Ronaldo: Salah a major Ballon d'Or threat
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Ronaldo: Salah a major Ballon d'Or threat

Salah suffered a shoulder injury in Liverpool's 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League and has been recovering ahead of Egypt's opening game against Uruguay on Friday. "A defeat on the first day pu...More..

Warriors strangely roast Kevin Durant at championship parade
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Warriors strangely roast Kevin Durant at championship parade

It's fair to say that even though former teammates Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook have been "broken up" for a while now, there's no love lost between the pair. Kevin Durant , look what he did for us pas...More..

Simona Halep wins French Open, beating Sloane Stephens
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Simona Halep wins French Open, beating Sloane Stephens

Romanian Halep's best chance came past year when she was a set and 3-0 ahead against unseeded Latvian Jelena Ostapenko , only to suffer a heartbreaking defeat. On Thursday, it was more of the same as the 25-...More..

Justify triumphs in Belmont Stakes to win the Triple Crown
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Justify triumphs in Belmont Stakes to win the Triple Crown

He is only the second trainer in the sport's history to accomplish the feat, and he joined "Sunny Jim" Fitzsimmons, who trained Gallant Fox in 1930 and Omaha in 1935. The three-year-old colt, ridden by Mike Sm...More..

Marcus Rashford Shines As England Cruise Past Costa Rica
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Marcus Rashford Shines As England Cruise Past Costa Rica

Southgate was asked at the news conference whether he would have any hesitation in starting 19-year-old, uncapped Liverpool right-back Alexander-Arnold in the opening game against Tunisia and said he had fait...More..

Kevin Durant Sinks Cavs in Game 3 with Déjà Vu 3-Pointer
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Kevin Durant Sinks Cavs in Game 3 with Déjà Vu 3-Pointer

All-Star forward Kevin Durant told ESPN's Rachel Nichols on Thursday that he will re-sign with the Golden State Warriors this summer. For the team , another title would solidify them as one of the grea...More..

Liverpool set to seal move for Nabil Fekir 'on Friday'
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Liverpool set to seal move for Nabil Fekir 'on Friday'

However, L'Equipe have offered Liverpool fans a boost before the worldwide tournament that kicks off next week, with the French outlet claiming that a deal is very close to being complete. "This transfer wind...More..

Garbiñe Muguruza sends Maria Sharapova crashing out of French Open
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Garbiñe Muguruza sends Maria Sharapova crashing out of French Open

The former world number one drilled a backhand victor down the line to hold again in the next game, the 28th seed clenching her fist as she walked to the chair. Ironically, perhaps, the only one missing is the ...More..

How Neymar Reacted To Fred Joining Manchester United
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

How Neymar Reacted To Fred Joining Manchester United

The Brazil worldwide has agreed a five-year contract and will join up with his new team-mates after the World Cup. While it is interesting that Mourinho is signing a similar-ish player to the Frenchman, the...More..

Is going home enough for Cavaliers to turn series around?
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Is going home enough for Cavaliers to turn series around?

WNBA reigning champions Minnesota Lynx weren't even invited to the White House following their fourth win in the last seven years. "For me, tonight will be tough", James said. So just being locked in on t...More..

LeBron's Game 3 dunk sets social media on fire
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

LeBron's Game 3 dunk sets social media on fire

For James, this is not uncharted territory being the underdog. Steve Kerr called Durant the ultimate luxury earlier in this postseason. "They always shoot better at home, so you've got to expect that". This t...More..

Aussie Smith surges to lead in weather-hit US Women's Open
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Aussie Smith surges to lead in weather-hit US Women's Open

Sitting at 3 under after a 68, Spain's Carlotta Ciganda said she was surprised to see any one at double-digits under par like Smith. "I didn't hit my tee shots very well, but it was a fun day". Jutanugarn said ...More..

Watch Cavaliers vs Warriors Online NBA Playoffs Live Free Streaming on ABC
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Watch Cavaliers vs Warriors Online NBA Playoffs Live Free Streaming on ABC

Cleveland pushed Golden State to the wire in a memorable Game 1 that went to overtime before getting blown out in Game 2. "We would have won the series in five if Iggy played", Kerr said , per Reuters . The ...More..

England vs Nigeria: Mikel caused first goal - Chelsea FC
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

England vs Nigeria: Mikel caused first goal - Chelsea FC

The tweet, which blew up on social media, was captioned: "I still haven't booked any holidays". He said: "It was very tough, it was a hard night, a hard moment, but when you reflect, we have to look at the po...More..

by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Manchester United reach agreement for £52.5m man Fred

It is likely he will slip straight into United's first team next season and make up a three-man midfield with Paul Pogba and Nemanja Matic . He helped Shakhtar to win three league titles, three Ukrainian C...More..

French Open 2018: Novak Djokovic beats Fernando Verdasco to reach quarter-finals
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

French Open 2018: Novak Djokovic beats Fernando Verdasco to reach quarter-finals

The Bulgarian reached the semi-finals at the Monte Carlo Masters and the last eight in Barcelona, but he suffered first-round exits at the Madrid Open and the Internazionali d'Italia. Serbia's Novak Djokovic ...More..

Steph Curry breaks Finals record in dominant Game 2 performance
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Steph Curry breaks Finals record in dominant Game 2 performance

In addition to his game-high point total, Curry also added eight assists and seven rebounds. In 38 minutes, Curry finished with 33 points on 11-of-26 shooting while hitting nine of 17 3-pointers. The no-call ...More..

Warriors come out strong to beat Cavaliers in Game 2
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Warriors come out strong to beat Cavaliers in Game 2

Everyone is still trying to figure out what went on in the final minute of regulation in Game 1. This was something which James emphasised when talking to the media about the incident, as he said: "We've go...More..

Afridi to lead ICC World XI
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Afridi to lead ICC World XI

England limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan expects a "young and hungry" Australia will be "galvanised" by the ball-tampering scandal that rocked world cricket when the old rivals meet in a one-day world...More..

Stanley Cup Finals: Caps tie series with 3-2 win
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Stanley Cup Finals: Caps tie series with 3-2 win

Washington and Vegas combined to score at least two goals in each period of the opener and in the first and second periods of Game 2. It's the first Cup Final game hosted by the Capitals in 7,291 days (since Ju...More..

Steve Bruce proud to have mended Aston Villa's relationship with fans
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Steve Bruce proud to have mended Aston Villa's relationship with fans

Fulham are back in the big time after winning a thrilling Sky Bet Championship play-off final against Aston Villa , with Tom Cairney ending their four-year Premier League absence in a pulsating encounte...More..

Steph Curry is on his way to finally being Finals MVP
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Steph Curry is on his way to finally being Finals MVP

Speaking to reporters prior to Game One in Oakland , Silver said the Cavaliers were back in part due to the transcendent play of forward LeBron James and the Warriors could thank their team chemistry and p...More..

by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Browns' Damarious Randall pledges jerseys if Cavaliers win National Basketball Association title

Randall committed to the wager before his tweet exploded, guaranteeing that he would come through if the bill came due. "I didn't think people were going to actually view that as a serious tweet from me". I thi...More..

Sensational Bale goal best ever in CL final?
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Sensational Bale goal best ever in CL final?

Bale has been out of favour by Zinedine Zidane this season and started just over half of Real's La Liga matches. "I come every now and again". The Reds were hoping to win their sixth Champions League crow...More..

Serena Williams’ Nike Bodysuit Was the Real Winner at the French Open
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Serena Williams’ Nike Bodysuit Was the Real Winner at the French Open

She will not want to leave early because she loves Paris. "So it will be a really good, another good show for me". Barty, who returned to circuit after an 18-month hiatus a year ago, can't wait to test Will...More..

Cavaliers to start Green in Game 7 with Kevin Love out
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Cavaliers to start Green in Game 7 with Kevin Love out

James punching yet another ticket to the NBA Finals adds to his legacy that many have already said warrants consideration as the best player of all-time. It matched Game 7 of the 2012 Eastern Conference Fina...More..

Dani Carvajal Leaves Champions League Final With Injury
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Dani Carvajal Leaves Champions League Final With Injury

This season, Salah has emerged as a top contender to rival Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona's Lionel Messi for the Ballon d'Or and other player of the year awards after scoring 44 goals in all compe...More..

Man United Set To Sign Portugese Defender
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Man United Set To Sign Portugese Defender

The club's scouts apparently liked what they saw when they took in Porto's goalless draw versus Liverpool in UEFA Champions League competition at Anfield. Dalot is primarily a right-back but can also play...More..

Golden Knights win Game 1 of Stanley Cup Finals
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Golden Knights win Game 1 of Stanley Cup Finals

Vegas head coach Gerard Gallant hasn't been bashful about giving the Bellemare-Nosek-Reaves unit their share of shifts, and that faith paid dividends on an evening that began with boxing ring announcer Michael ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Warriors to play Game 7 without Andre Iguodala

Stephen Curry and Golden State turned all those Houston bricks into a road back to the NBA Finals . The 6-foot-7 swingman plans to search for a remedy in the coming days, sources said , and his status fo...More..

Pakistan win softens damage from brutal low blow
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Pakistan win softens damage from brutal low blow

Pakistan were set a target of just 64 runs to win the first Test at Lord's on Sunday following England's latest batting collapse. But, in truth the damage had always been done by a pair of top-order slumps...More..

Five ridiculous numbers from Warriors' Game 6 win over Rockets
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Five ridiculous numbers from Warriors' Game 6 win over Rockets

Paul essentially gives the Rockets two point guards in himself and James Harden , and allows Harden so much more freedom and spacing to be an elite scorer. "He's gotten a lot better over the last two weeks"....More..

LeBron James dominates Celtics to keep Cavs alive
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

LeBron James dominates Celtics to keep Cavs alive

The Cleveland Cavaliers will hold serve at home against the Boston Celtics Friday night, forcing a deciding Game 7 with a trip to the 2018 NBA Finals on the line. Baynes hardly played the second half and ...More..

Rockets a step closer to dethroning Warriors
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Rockets a step closer to dethroning Warriors

How To Watch Houston Rockets vs. Gordon has played a big role. Despite pulling off a second straight win, this time on their home floor, a dark cloud loomed over the outcome due to Chris Paul sustaining ...More..

White House: North Korea 'stood us up'
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

White House: North Korea 'stood us up'

It could even be the 12th. "They simply stood us up". He tweets: "We will both try to make it a very special moment for World Peace!" The detonation, which took place in the presence of dozens of global journ...More..

Blue flames join the lava light show on Hawaii during Kilauea eruption
by | Thursday, May 24, 2018

Blue flames join the lava light show on Hawaii during Kilauea eruption

Still, tourism officials have noted that much of the Big Island is unaffected by Kilauea's latest lava flows and that lava flows are a normal occurrence at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Darryl Clinton told...More..

Siasia faults Rohr's World Cup selection
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Siasia faults Rohr's World Cup selection

Akinwumi said though Nigeria had yet to reach the height expected, the football house would stop at nothing to improve the lots of the national team. Players like the Captain, Mikel Obi, Victor Moses , Francis...More..

Everton set to axe Sam Allardyce and snap up Marco Silva
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Everton set to axe Sam Allardyce and snap up Marco Silva

Rooney is believed to have already said his goodbyes at Everton's Finch Farm training ground last Friday ahead of a proposed £12m move to DC United . On Tuesday morning, The Mirror put out a story saying t...More..

Michigan State To Pay $500M To Larry Nassar Victims
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Michigan State To Pay $500M To Larry Nassar Victims

Now, in the midst of ongoing lawsuits and investigations, the sport of gymnastics is figuring out how to move forward; and advocates and victims, like Aly, are continuing to speak out about sexual assault...More..

Man Utd, Arsenal men among best stars to miss out
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Man Utd, Arsenal men among best stars to miss out

The majority of the squad picked for Russian Federation 2018 have already jumped on social media to share their emotions, with a number posting heart-warming messages ahead of the tournament. Goalkeepers: Jac...More..

Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix Predictions 5/12/18 Who Will Win?
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix Predictions 5/12/18 Who Will Win?

Low grip caused problems all around, but for none more than Haas' Romain Grosjean . Verstappen, whose season has been littered with collisions, also almost wrecked his race when he hit the rear of Canadian L...More..

The Magic are taking Lil' Penny to the draft lottery
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The Magic are taking Lil' Penny to the draft lottery

But for the Magic , a team that desperately needs a talent infusion, nabbing a top-three pick this year would be crucial. In 1985, the first time an NBA Draft Lottery was held, the Knicks won and selec...More..

Tigers Take Game One From Mariners, 4-3
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Tigers Take Game One From Mariners, 4-3

Cano worked a full count against Detroit southpaw Blaine Hardy in his second at-bat, then took an 88-MPH fastball off of his right hand near the pinky area. Seattle tied it in the fourth on Dee Gordon's RB...More..

Man City record will be tough to break-Guardiola
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Man City record will be tough to break-Guardiola

In a game Swansea needed to win and hope Southampton were thrashed by Manchester City - with a 10-goal swing in the Swans' favour - to keep alive their faint hopes of staying up, the hosts took an early lea...More..

Leicester City boss Claude Puel: 'We should have beaten Tottenham Hotspur'
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Leicester City boss Claude Puel: 'We should have beaten Tottenham Hotspur'

A draw would have dropped Tottenham below Liverpool into fourth spot but Kane had the final say when he cut in from the left to curl a trademark effort past Leicester goalkeeper Eldin Jakupovic. With the ...More..

Hamilton needed pole after Mercedes 'nerves'
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Hamilton needed pole after Mercedes 'nerves'

Asked by Autosport just how important the Barcelona pole was to him in light of his recent form, he said: "We've had one pole, we haven't really had great qualifying sessions after that, so it was important for...More..

Caps beat Lightning in Game 1
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

Caps beat Lightning in Game 1

Killorn was supposed to block the shot. Washington made it to the Stanley Cup Final once in 1998, when the Detriot Red Wings beat the Caps to win their second consecutive Cup. There were questions concern...More..