• Astros' Jose Altuve tops everyone with 4.84 million All-Star votes
Astros' Jose Altuve tops everyone with 4.84 million All-Star votes

After he was selected as an American League reserve behind starting third baseman Jose Ramirez, Bregman took to Twitter to express his excitement. The Red Sox have a second starter in designated hitter J.D. Freeman was the leading vote-getter among National League players with more than 4 million votes in fan balloting. It has not been decided ...

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  • England not a top-four team despite finishing fourth - Gareth Southgate
England not a top-four team despite finishing fourth - Gareth Southgate

The 30-year-old has played a key role in Croatia's journey to the final, scoring in the 3-0 group-stage victory over Argentina and netting the decisive penalty in the quarter-final penalty shootout against Russian Federation. In the first game, he talked us up to give us self-belief and told us we were still good players despite this crisis. "O...

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  • Artist paints over LeBron James mural after vandalized
Artist paints over LeBron James mural after vandalized

Here's a video of Never painting over his mural, followed by a separate video of someone (not Never) throwing a shoe at James's paper head, which had been taped over Kobe Bryant's head on another mural featuring the former Lakers star. That's because the muralist who created it, Jonas Never, has chose to repaint the wall white after the artwork...

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  • Belgium beats England to secure third place in World Cup
Belgium beats England to secure third place in World Cup

After Belgium dispatched England and wrapped up third place, their best ever finish at a World Cup, attention has now turned to the club futures of some of their star players, most notably Eden Hazard . After Meunier's opening goal, Belgium looked the more motivated, while everything England did appeared to be lethargic. That is an all-r...

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  • Modric and Mbappe on target for Golden Ball and Ballon d’Or double
Modric and Mbappe on target for Golden Ball and Ballon d’Or double

Federation Internationale de Football Association announced they were increasing the prize money back in October, which made this World Cup in Russia the most valuable in history. "There's an energy and a connection back". "In terms of what we need to do, we just need to keep continually improving", Southgate said . Perhaps we had played a...

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  • John Isner loses to eight seed in longest semifinal match at Wimbledon
John Isner loses to eight seed in longest semifinal match at Wimbledon

Anderson eventually won the tiebreaker with a 7-6, 6-7, 6-7, 6-4, 26-24 victory on Centre Court, making him the first South African male to reach a final since 1921. The last set alone lasted five minutes shy of three hours and Anderson said it was unfair on both players. Isner won the match, and now 14 years on here they both are on Centre Court...

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  • Liverpool Expect To Sign Xherdan Shaqiri In Next Two Weeks
Liverpool Expect To Sign Xherdan Shaqiri In Next Two Weeks

Now, Pearce writes that talks have been opened with Stoke as Liverpool look to capitalise on the Potters being relegated last season. Liverpool have already bolstered their midfield options this summer with Naby Keita and Fabinho, for £52.75m from Red Bull Leipzig and £43.7m from Monaco respectively, and had lined up a £53m move for Nab...

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  • IT agrees to 1-year deal with Nuggets
IT agrees to 1-year deal with Nuggets

Last July, Thomas famously told CSN New England that he expected the Celtics to "bring the Brinks truck out." It is because of that relationship that Thomas, who has said in multiple occasions that he is a starting point guard in this league, is willing to take a sixth man role in hopes to hit the bank in 2019, as the salary cap will expand on...

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  • Novak Djokovic sends Rafael Nadal warning ahead of Wimbledon semi-final clash
Novak Djokovic sends Rafael Nadal warning ahead of Wimbledon semi-final clash

He then failed to convert three crucial break opportunities on Djokovic's serve at 2-2 in the third set, giving away the game and then his next two serves to hand the Serb his second set. And he did not disappoint with a battling performance reminiscent of days gone by, even if he did fall out with umpire Carlos Ramos . But having got his footho...

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  • Chelsea fires manager Antonio Conte after 2 years in charge
Chelsea fires manager Antonio Conte after 2 years in charge

He ran into trouble with his employers after his first season at the Stamford Bridge but managed to wrap up the 2017-18 season with silverware - beating Manchester United to win this year's FA Cup . Media reports said Conte's departure would take to 85 million pounds the amount Chelsea has spent on paying off sacked managers - nearly the record ...

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  • Wimbledon: Angelique Kerber reaches second final in three years
Wimbledon: Angelique Kerber reaches second final in three years

Cibulkova did her best to hang on but was left chasing shadows as Ostapenko blasted a backhand victor on her first match point to become the only woman to reach the semis without dropping a set in this year's tournament. "I did ballroom dancing from the age of five to 12", she said. After the match, Serena revealed she was confident of overturnin...

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  • Meghan Markle Admits She Misses 'Suits' Ahead of Show's Season Premiere
Meghan Markle Admits She Misses 'Suits' Ahead of Show's Season Premiere

Prince Harry might be the royal-by-birth, but all eyes were on Ms Markle - and her wardrobe . Wickstead is a favorite designer of Kate Middleton , but this is one of the first times that Markle has worn of her designs for a public appearance after becoming a royal .

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  • Jeremy Lin traded by Brooklyn Nets to Atlanta Hawks
Jeremy Lin traded by Brooklyn Nets to Atlanta Hawks

It is unclear what else the Nets will receive in return. Russell could be in line for a rookie-scale extension, but he will have to show more than what he has during his 48 games as a Net to warrant the franchise taking a long-term gamble on his future.

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  • U of Louisville stadium removes Papa John’s name
U of Louisville stadium removes Papa John’s name

Since then, the fallout has been swift: Schnatter resigned from the school's board of trustees and as Papa John's chairman. Papa John's plans to pull founder John Schnatter's image from marketing materials following reports he used a racial slur .

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  • Rafael Nadal feels 'sorry' for Roger Federer after shock Wimbledon exit
Rafael Nadal feels 'sorry' for Roger Federer after shock Wimbledon exit

Both men are in the semi-finals at Wimbledon for the first time. The surprise presence of Anderson and Isner means this year's Wimbledon semi-finals will feature players all over the age of 30 for the first time in the Open era. Rafael Nadal is only too familiar with the adrenaline rush that surges through his body after winning an electrify...

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  • Lovren ready for Kane test at World Cup
Lovren ready for Kane test at World Cup

He had been irritated on the eve of the game by references to his substitution after 31 minutes of a 4-1 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur back in October, when two... 'I took Liverpool to the final of the Champions League and now with my national team we are in the final. Klopp's comments come after Lovren claimed that based on his recent exploits, i...

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  • Former Sussex schooolboy suffers World Cup semi-final heartbreak
Former Sussex schooolboy suffers World Cup semi-final heartbreak

The game turned in overtime on two plays - one on which a defender was alert, the other on which a defender was caught napping. Rio Ferdinand posted a heartfelt video telling the team: "You have united the country and go home as heroes". "I don't think realistically we expected to be here". England have been eliminated from the World Cup ri...

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  • We left everything out there, says England manager Southgate
We left everything out there, says England manager Southgate

Speaking after the World Cup semi-final win over England, Lovren said he had been annoyed about questions related to a poor performance he had for Liverpool against Harry Kane's Tottenham last autumn, while Modric told ITV that "English journalists, pundits from television" had underestimated Croatia .

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  • Oddsmakers believe Raptors are favorites to land Kawhi Leonard
Oddsmakers believe Raptors are favorites to land Kawhi Leonard

One of the suitors appears to be the Toronto Raptors , who are clearly interested in changing the mix after seeing their season end the past two years with series sweeps at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers. There doesn't seem to be a flawless offer out there for the Spurs, at least not at the moment. Now the betting site has Toronto at even ...

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  • Unai Emery Reveals Whether He Will Ask Advice From Arsene Wenger
Unai Emery Reveals Whether He Will Ask Advice From Arsene Wenger

He also plans to sort out the captaincy, bearing in mind the club captain Laurent Koscielny is injured. 'I want all the players showing their best quality on the pitch in each training session and each match'. He added: 'I want a team with confidence, personality, and intensity. "Today, we are okay". Maybe we can bring in one if there's a very ...

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  • Donald Trump visit: How Americans living in the United Kingdom feel
Donald Trump visit: How Americans living in the United Kingdom feel

When asked about the threat of mass demonstrations he said: "I think it's fine". Police estimated there were about 1,000 people demonstrating near the palace, the birthplace of wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill. A YouGov/ITV Tonight poll released on Thursday found there is "broad support" for Trump among Britons. "If a balloon flying o...

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  • How Rohit Sharma guided India to T20 cricket series win against England
How Rohit Sharma guided India to T20 cricket series win against England

Rohit Sharma was the star of the show in Bristol as he hit an unbeaten century off just 56 balls , including five sixes and 11 fours. Both Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul struggled to get going against the short deliveries, while Shikhar Dhawan and Suresh Raina looked ill at ease.

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  • On this Day in 1998, Croatia Won World Cup Bronze
On this Day in 1998, Croatia Won World Cup Bronze

After all, there are some top football players from Croatia . However, it is that aspect of Pogba's game that has been so impressive in Russian Federation as he and N'Golo Kante have laid the ideal foundation for France's array of attacking talent headlined by Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann.

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  • England V. Croatia, Winner Will Play France
England V. Croatia, Winner Will Play France

They should have turned up, it's the semi-final of a World Cup . England too left Italy 28 years ago feeling that the team featuring Gary Lineker and Paul Gascoigne could have gone all the way. Southgate said playing regularly in big matches was a key stage of development for his players and that the way they dropped away in the second half wa...

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  • Rocks boss Pearce on his World Cup quarter-final experience
Rocks boss Pearce on his World Cup quarter-final experience

You know you can win, don't give up the chase. "I'd love to have been there to see it live, but I couldn't afford to go to Russia: It would be a dream to see my son play in the World Cup ". Alli and Pickford are not alone. Tottenham Hotspur and Belgium defender Jan Vertonghen is excited by the prospect of a Harry Kane versus Hugo Llor...

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  • Arsenal announce the capture of French youngster
Arsenal announce the capture of French youngster

Matteo Guendouzi has joined the gunners from Lorient and is just a young talented player but the gunners have a good history of promoting young talents into world-class players so everyone will be looking forward to see the French youngster in action for them in the up coming season.

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  • Parked French bus frustrates Belgium, Football News & Top Stories
Parked French bus frustrates Belgium, Football News & Top Stories

Belgium goalkeeper Courtois blasts France for their defensive strategy during World Cup semi-final Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois said his team's defeat by France in the World Cup semi-finals on Tuesday was a "shame for football ", criticising Didier Deschamps's side for a defensive style of play.

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  • Rory McIlroy notices improvements in his game ahead of The Open
Rory McIlroy notices improvements in his game ahead of The Open

South Africa's Eric van Rooyen blew his four-shot overnight lead with a 74 for 12 under par, level with defending champion Jon Rahm , who overcame a triple bogey at the second to post an impressive 66. Kevin Na ended a near-seven year wait for his second PGA Tour victory thanks to a brilliant final round of 64 to win the Military tribute at The Gr...

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  • Fiat workers to strike following Cristiano Ronaldo's €105m transfer to Juventus
Fiat workers to strike following Cristiano Ronaldo's €105m transfer to Juventus

Ryan Giggs believes that Cristiano Ronaldo's long standing rivalry with Barcelona's Lionel Messi the reason behind the 33-year-old's move to Juventus . It appears that this moment convinced Ronaldo that Juventus was a club worth joining. And the Italian top-flight offers fewer opportunities, perhaps, for the kinds of high-scoreline battering...

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  • Kane says England defeat will hurt for a long time
Kane says England defeat will hurt for a long time

We saw the best of France going forward when Mbappe blew Argentina away, but I don't think Belgium will be as open as the South Americans were. Hurst believes Gareth Southgate's side can match their finest hour and go all the way in Russian Federation, and Kane admits the support from such England greats is further incentive to succeed.

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