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Lakers Are Building an Anti-Cavaliers Team Around LeBron

Lakers Are Building an Anti-Cavaliers Team Around LeBron James was reportedly tapped into the team's decision to sign veterans like Rajon Rondo and Lance Stephenson to one-year deals, signings that were baffling to some. What do you think about LeBron's move to L.A.? Pairing up with either George or Leonard would have given LeBron a better platform to dethrone the Warriors than he had last season, when the Cavs desperately missed Irving's offense ... [Full Article...]

Kazan confirmed as World Cup graveyard of champions

Kazan confirmed as World Cup graveyard of champions To get past Belgium in the quarterfinals at the World Cup, Brazil has to do something it has not been able to do since it last won the tournament in 2002: overcome European opposition in the knockout stages. In fact, he spent most of his time in Russian Federation on the floor, diving and rolling all over the place in games in an attempt to con the referee. [Full Article...]

England form and Pickford saves the difference: Sweden coach

This is only the third time England have qualified for the semi-finals after losing to Germany on penalties in 1990 and 1966, when they won their only World Cup . "They were better than we were and I have the greatest respect and congratulations to England ". We've got to be here for another week so it's up to us now which games we play in. [Full Article...]

Maturing France must stifle Lukaku and Hazard, says Raphael Varane

Maturing France must stifle Lukaku and Hazard, says Raphael Varane But with Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani injured and on the bench and Luis Suarez neutralized, it was France that scored the goals. But there remains uncertainty over who should partner Van Dijk on a long-term basis and Thompson would like his former side to move for Maguire, who he labels as one of the best defenders at this year's World Cup . [Full Article...]

The stadium that's become the graveyard of World Cup giants

The stadium that's become the graveyard of World Cup giants The likes of Romelu Lukaku , Eden Hazard and Kevin De Bruyne could cause Brazil's backline plenty of problems and if Belgium can keep things tight defensively they are capable of booking a place in the semi-finals. "Everyone was saying you should come in second (in Group G). but look at the European Championship when we had the same route as England now and things went wrong straight away... [Full Article...]

Jordan Pickford wants to create history after ex-Sunderland star's England heroics

Jordan Pickford wants to create history after ex-Sunderland star's England heroics Gareth Southgate , who handed Pickford his England debut, picked him in the final 23-man squad for the World Cup finals in Russian Federation, ahead of the seasoned Joe Hart. Pickford left Sunderland last summer following their relegation from the Premier League to join Everton for an initial £25 million. "He was outstanding all season and won all of the player of the year awards, and he... [Full Article...]

Muguruza, Cilic join top seeds that have fallen at Wimbledon

Muguruza, Cilic join top seeds that have fallen at Wimbledon After her stunning loss Murguruza said "She played big today". It's a good court, but. of course, bigger courts are nicer.' She also gave credit to her opponent: 'She played big, took lots of risks and it worked for her . Makarova followed up her victory over second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki by beating former semifinalist Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 to reach the round of... [Full Article...]

Thai boys trapped in cave pen emotional letter to their parents

Thai boys trapped in cave pen emotional letter to their parents Chanthawong and the 12 players between the ages of 11-16 for the Wild Boars soccer team went missing after a practice on June 23. "At first we thought we could sustain the kids' lives for a long time where they are". The plan is to create enough headspace in the passageway to allow the boys to keep their heads above water rather than rely entirely on diving gear, the Associated Press report... [Full Article...]

Thunder to re-sign Felton, pass USD 300 mn threshold

Thunder to re-sign Felton, pass USD 300 mn threshold The Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed to re-sign Raymond Felton on a one-year, $2.4 million deal. The deal is a grain of sand in the payroll of the Thunder compared to the likes of Russell Westbrook ($35m earned next season), Paul George ($30.5m), Carmelo Anthony ($27.9m) and Steven Adams ($24m). [Full Article...]

Croatia Are Through To The Semi-Finals After A Penalty Shootout

Croatia Are Through To The Semi-Finals After A Penalty Shootout The incident occurred during the Round of 16 meeting last week at Nizhny Novgorod Stadium that saw Croatia advance on penalties against Denmark. Ivan Rakitic has waved off Andres Iniesta after the veteran's time at Barcelona although it was his exit from the World Cup that left the Croatian most vexed. [Full Article...]

The UCLA, basketball communities mourn the loss of Tyler Honeycutt

The UCLA, basketball communities mourn the loss of Tyler Honeycutt An officer at the Los Angeles Police Department Van Nuys Division told Yahoo Sports on Saturday morning that because the case is still under investigation, he could not provide further details or confirm the involvement of Honeycutt. The LAPD responded to a call Friday night about a man with a gun outside of a residence and, upon arrival, the suspect shot at them, said LAPD spokesperson Tony I... [Full Article...]

Tony Parker Denies Rift with Kawhi Leonard After Leaving Spurs for Hornets

Tony Parker Denies Rift with Kawhi Leonard After Leaving Spurs for Hornets The Denver Nuggets were also reportedly interested in Parker. ESPN reported that Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich received a call from Parker himself to inform him of his plan shortly before it became public. "(James Borrego), who I played for in San Antonio , and with my little brother Nicolas Batum ". "It's hard to put into words how important Tony Parker has been to the Spurs franc... [Full Article...]

Wimbledon: Federer and Williams go to round 3, Wozniacki out

Wimbledon: Federer and Williams go to round 3, Wozniacki out Roger Federer's quest for a ninth Wimbledon crown gained momentum with a flawless 6-4, 6-4, 6-1 second-round win over the Slovakian world No 73 Lukas Lacko in 89 minutes. The 36-year-old American barely broke sweat in a one-sided first set but was tested by the world no.135 in the second without ever looking troubled. [Full Article...]

Sweden edge the Swiss to reach quarter-finals

Sweden edge the Swiss to reach quarter-finals Sweden will now face the victor of England versus Colombia game which will be played later during the day. Both teams created numerous chances in what was an end to end first-half. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo arrived at Russian Federation 2018 and departed without a goal in the knockout rounds of the World Cup to either of their names. [Full Article...]

Wimbledon -- Men's third-round matches

Wimbledon -- Men's third-round matches Anderson earlier became the first man through to the fourth round after beating Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3 7-5 7-5. Serena Williams is back to the Round of 16 for her second consecutive Grand Slam . The Spaniard has now entered the third round at Wimbledon for the eighth time in his career, but for only the third time since he finished runner-up in 2011. [Full Article...]

Brazil star ruled out for rest of World Cup

Brazil star ruled out for rest of World Cup Now we've come close and hopefully we can even do it a little bit better than them. It is the seventh time in a row that Brazil have made it to the last eight and they will be looking to go all the way. The players that they have ... both teams deserve to be facing each other a little further in, in this tournament and not in the quarter-final, " Kompany said. [Full Article...]

Musk sends engineers to help Thai boys trapped in cave

Musk sends engineers to help Thai boys trapped in cave Crews located the boys about two kilometres from the cave's entrance following nine days of searching. The Thai government confirmed that the engineers from Musk's companies were en route in an effort to help, according to CNN . He began by touting Boring Company's " advanced ground penetrating radar " and suggested that if his tech could help, he could "dropshop fully charged Powerpacks an... [Full Article...]

'Soft hotel mattress' blamed for Brazilian's World Cup injury

'Soft hotel mattress' blamed for Brazilian's World Cup injury Team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar suggested a hotel mattress may have been the cause of the issue, but remained optimistic that Marcelo would recover in time to face Group F runners-up Mexico in the last 16 on Monday. The 30-year-old has been an ever-present for club and country over the years and missed just three league matches last season with a hamstring injury. [Full Article...]

Thunder and Carmelo Anthony Plan to Part Ways

This is a developing story . Dealing him to a team looking to create salary cap space for next year's blockbuster free-agency class is obviously an option, though he does have a no-trade clause. In looking for Anthony's next team, ESPN's Kevin Pelton described the Heat as an "interesting landing spot" due to Miami's defensive effectiveness, allowing Anthony to focus exclusively on offense. [Full Article...]

World Cup semi-finalists France can still improve, says Deschamps

World Cup semi-finalists France can still improve, says Deschamps And with that in mind, we ran a snazzy little poll over the past three days. Some think Neymar could even win his first Federation Internationale de Football Association player of the year award if Brazil wins it all . Andersson said: 'The goals will come, that's the way it is in football. The two European countries will go head to head in the quarter-finals of the competition with the ... [Full Article...]


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