• Germany eliminated from World Cup group stage for first time since 1938
Germany eliminated from World Cup group stage for first time since 1938

It wasn't for lack of trying as Germany possessed the ball for 74 percent of the match and had 28 shots on goal compared to South Korea's 12. However, following a VAR review, the goal was deemed to be good and gave South Korea a 1-0 lead.

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  • When to expect a free agency decision from LeBron James
When to expect a free agency decision from LeBron James

The Lakers and Spurs are again talking about a deal for Kawhi Leonard , and if a deal were to get done, the likelihood of Los Angeles landing LeBron James would increase immensely, according to ESPN . Especially if you think George is staying in OKC. "I was wondering if there was something I could have did better to make him not want to be tr...

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  • Japan slip through to last 16 despite Poland loss
Japan slip through to last 16 despite Poland loss

So Japan goes through and next plays the victor of Group G on Monday, while Colombia will face the Group G runner-up Tuesday. Because of the way things shaped up in group play, Japan and Senegal were tied in points, goal differential and goals scored, and since they played to a 2-2 draw, the head-to-head tiebreakers were even as well.

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  • We're here to win, not plot final route, says England's Southgate
We're here to win, not plot final route, says England's Southgate

Expect drama and entertainment aplenty after impressive displays from both teams so far. Both England's Harry Kane and Belgium's Romelu Lukaku are both leading the goal tally at the moment, with five and four respectively. The Belgian boss Roberto Martinez has already shown the signs of change in the squad for the match against England ...

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  • Federer loses top spot after Coric shock in Halle final
Federer loses top spot after Coric shock in Halle final

The Swiss will drop to second in the world behind Nadal, who is playing no tune-up events prior to the start of Wimbledon a week from Monday. Meanwhile, Marin Cilic , who won the Queen's Clubs, moved to the fifth spot after his victory over Serbian Djokovic.

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018: Round UP Sunday; Japan and Senegal 2-2 draw
Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018: Round UP Sunday; Japan and Senegal 2-2 draw

Cisse was the captain of that squad. Thursday brings the final match of Group H and the chance for Mané to lead his nation to the knockout stages of the World Cup. "But I said that we could win and we will win so we went for victory and that is why I gave them attacking tactics and that is why we are top of the group", said Nishino.

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  • India vs Ireland 1st T20I at Dublin
India vs Ireland 1st T20I at Dublin

The pitch condition is good and there will be a good contest between bat and ball on this pitch. The match can be seen live on the Sony Six network and live streaming will be available on SonyLIV.com. The pace battery will most likely be led by the established duo of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah even as Umesh Yadav will be eager to be b...

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  • Germany's Joachim Low set for talks about future after World Cup exit
Germany's Joachim Low set for talks about future after World Cup exit

After all, they're Germany , aren't they? Now, Germany looks to be entering into a rebuilding period, or perhaps more accurately a retooling period, something the country's history - Germany has won four World Cups in all - and robust club and youth development infrastructure suggests it should be able to do.

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  • LeBron James’ Son
LeBron James’ Son "Likely" To Enroll At Sierra Canyon

According to ESPN's Ramona Shelburne, Adrian Wojnarowski, and Brian Windhorst , the Lakers and San Antonio Spurs have re-engaged in trade talks centered around Kawhi Leonard . Houston is expected to make Paul a lucrative contract offer one season after acquiring him from the Clippers. To lessen this hypothetical blow, the Sixers and head coa...

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  • Colombia's James Rodriguez injured during Senegal World Cup game
Colombia's James Rodriguez injured during Senegal World Cup game

Colombia enters the game in third place in Group H, and must win in order to progress to the Round of 16, but a draw leaves the South Americans at the mercy of the Poland vs. To find out how to watch a live stream of the Senegal vs. Colombia 2018 FIFA World Cup Group H winner-take-all decider, see the streaming instructions at the bottom...

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  • Southgate set to make eight changes to England side against Belgium
Southgate set to make eight changes to England side against Belgium

England and Belgium will battle it out in a first-place play-off on Thursday evening and plenty of players are set to be rested for the game. "We are building a team that are passionate to play for England , they want to win every time they go out and are improving all the time, and I think we'll see that again".

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  • World Cup Group qualifying scenarios for knockout rounds
World Cup Group qualifying scenarios for knockout rounds

Take, for example, Mexico , which sits atop Group F with six points and seems certain, on the surface, of advancing to the round of 16 . An upset in Saransk would propel Iran into the next round, perhaps win the group and possibly eliminate Portugal .

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  • Ben Simmons is named NBA Rookie of the Year
Ben Simmons is named NBA Rookie of the Year

He joins a "who's who" of the greats of the game with past winners of the coveted prize including Michael Jordan , Larry Bird , Wilt Chamberlain, LeBron James , Tim Duncan, Allen Iverson and Kevin Durant . Mitchell emerged as the steal of the 2017 draft. Mitchell wore pointed shirts to games , including one that defined the word rookie a...

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  • France Player Ratings: How did Giroud, Kante and Griezmann do against Denmark?
France Player Ratings: How did Giroud, Kante and Griezmann do against Denmark?

Football fans across the globe reacted with humour and anger at the "worst World Cup game ever" as Denmark and France played out the first 0-0 of the tournament yesterday. In Group C, France look well-placed to advance as group winners, but Les Bleus manager Didier Deschamps will want to see an improved performance against Denmark.

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  • Twitter reacts to Austin Rivers being traded by father's team
Twitter reacts to Austin Rivers being traded by father's team

Doc traded for Austin in 2014, and Austin had served as point and shooting guard since. The reactions to the news of the trade were as amusing as you'd expect. 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 Rivers.

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  • Hertfordshire's Lewis Hamilton in practice for French F1 Grand Prix
Hertfordshire's Lewis Hamilton in practice for French F1 Grand Prix

Hamilton and Bottas, along with Lance Stroll, Sergey Sirotkin, Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon all fitted their second internal combustion engine, turbocharger and MGU-H of the season ahead of Friday's two 90-minute sessions. The Renault-powered Red Bulls were Mercedes' closest challengers as Ferrari languished nearly a second off the pace across...

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  • James Harden finally wins first MVP
James Harden finally wins first MVP

Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey was named the NBA's Executive of the Year. The results, honestly, we're mixed. It bothered him. Harden wanted the recognition he felt he deserved. Before this, no player had done so since Michael Jordan in 1988-89. It's the same reason LeBron doesn't have at least seven of them. Those facts were not lost on tw...

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  • French GP Qualifying: Special analysis from Anthony Davidson
French GP Qualifying: Special analysis from Anthony Davidson

Lewis Hamilton conceded that his French Grand Prix pole position effort was far from ideal, though praised Mercedes' recovery after its slight dip in Canada. "I found myself very close to Lewis in front and, when I tried to brake, I had absolutely no grip and there wasn't much space where I could go". The Briton, already leading when Grosj...

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  • Panama coach congratulated Gareth Southgate for England brilliance at half
Panama coach congratulated Gareth Southgate for England brilliance at half

Gareth Southgate's side scored five times in an astonishing first-half display with Panama simply unable to compete. Shearer managed just the two in 1998 while Beckham netted just one each in the three World Cups he played. "We got to go into the game against Belgium looking to win but this win gives us a bit of a cushion", Kane said. "We re...

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  • Kvitova, Buzarnescu to meet in semis; Chan-Yang defeated
Kvitova, Buzarnescu to meet in semis; Chan-Yang defeated

The Czech No. 2 behind Karolina Pliskova is also through to her fifth final of the year, and has now overtaken Simona Halep with the most wins on tour this season, with 36. "We played over two hours, so it was a great final to watch I think, I hope". The last time met at a tour level was in the New Haven final, where the Czech prevailed.

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  • Blue Jays closer Osuna suspended through Aug 4 by MLB
Blue Jays closer Osuna suspended through Aug 4 by MLB

Osuna will wind up missing 89 days, which would cost him about $2.54 million of his $5.3 million salary. He as placed on administrative leave, and has been waiting for the league to investigate the charges. Asked if it was better the Blue Jays now knew the length of the penalty, Gibbons said: "I guess that helps". Osuna's suspension is the longes...

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  • Colombia will overcome ‘bitter memory’ of Japan loss, coach vows
Colombia will overcome ‘bitter memory’ of Japan loss, coach vows

For starters, the Japanese fans have made headlines for continuing their practice of respectfully picking up trash and cleaning up stadiums after their games. " It's not just part of the football culture but part of Japanese culture ..." "Senegal achieved a historic triumph", Argentinian TV channel TyC Sports tweeted .

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  • Germany Coach Low: How We Planned Comeback Win Vs Sweden
Germany Coach Low: How We Planned Comeback Win Vs Sweden

Mexico have six points and are top of the group with their opponents Sweden and Germany battling it out on three. Centre-back Mats Hummels, returning from injury, will take Boateng's place in central defense, but Low did not give anything away on his starting XI against South Korea .

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  • Brazil vs Tunisia, Mexico vs South Korea, Germany vs Sweden Match preview
Brazil vs Tunisia, Mexico vs South Korea, Germany vs Sweden Match preview

The World Cup winners, accustomed to easy questions from their press and the backing of adoring fans, have been stung by a swarm of criticism. As it stands, South Korea must beat Germany in their last group match and hope Mexico defeat Sweden to have a chance of progressing.

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  • Super Eagles Defeat Iceland 2:0
Super Eagles Defeat Iceland 2:0

The Super Eagles would have gone out with defeat but came good in Volgograd. I was really impressed by them against Argentina . The win for Nigeria means the team can move on if it beats Argentina , but it could also draw and advance as long as Iceland doesn't beat Croatia .

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  • Body of youth missing after Argentina's defeat found
Body of youth missing after Argentina's defeat found

The body, police said, is nearly confirmed to be of Dinu Alex. The body was finally found at Illickal bridge in Kottayam Lake, 20-km away from his house, at 0830 hrs on Sunday. Rescuers in Kerala have recovered the body of a young fan of Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi two days after he left home leaving a suicide note .

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  • Breaking into World Cup club all in the mind for Belgium
Breaking into World Cup club all in the mind for Belgium

Former England defender Rio Ferdinand said on BBC One: "I don't agree". "It is not easy to score the amount of goals we have scored in the first two games". "There's a long way to go and a lot of good players just behind me [on the scoring list]". Maybe the two tournaments were a bit different where we arrived and we were thinking about what wa...

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  • Iceland crash out after Croatia loss
Iceland crash out after Croatia loss

Iceland , who had a handful of good chances, were tipped to surprise at the World Cup after their finish at Euro 2016 but finish last in the group with one point. Buoyed by the cacophonic "Viking Thunder Clap" from the crowd, Iceland poured forward in search of the goal which would see them through into the knockout stages but it was Croatia...

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  • Maradona shows middle fingers on camera as Argentina score winner
Maradona shows middle fingers on camera as Argentina score winner

First though, they have to escape the group stage. Australia need France to beat Denmark, however Behich said all the focus was on Peru . Neither are anything near guarantees, and there might be a game-within-a-game distraction as the "will-he, won't he" furore surrounding whether 38-year-old Tim Cahill will be allowed to save his nation onc...

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  • Christensen Feels Pressure Heading into Crunch World Cup Tie for Denmark
Christensen Feels Pressure Heading into Crunch World Cup Tie for Denmark

France's Olivier Giroud (centre) goes down after a header during the Group C match against Denmark . Les Bleus were already through to the knockout stages and the point, combined with Australia's defeat to Peru , ensured that Denmark would join them as runners-up.

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