• Unconvincing France beat Peru 1-0 to book last-16 place
Unconvincing France beat Peru 1-0 to book last-16 place

Hugo Lloris who was making his 100th appearance for the Le Bleus remained nearly tested an ambitious strike from Yoshimar Yotun, but the shot from the halfway line drifted wide. For Peru , Jefferson Farfan and Renato Tapia are pushed to the bench, with Pedro Aquino coming in. Four minutes later, Peru were then caught on the counter-attack a...

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  • Messi can not be compared to Maradona, claims Argentina World Cup victor Kempes
Messi can not be compared to Maradona, claims Argentina World Cup victor Kempes

Willy Caballero's error was incredible and conveyed why he was earning just his fifth cap at the age of 36. With Diego Maradona watching from the stands, the 2014 runners-up were routed by Croatia 3-0 Thursday. Having lost 2-1 to France in their first game on Saturday, defeat by Denmark would have left the Socceroos on the brink of becoming...

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  • Phillies fan injured after being shot by Phillie Phanatic’s hot dog cannon
Phillies fan injured after being shot by Phillie Phanatic’s hot dog cannon

And it just hit me like that and I didn't even realize it. 6ABC reported that her facial injuries require treatment with ice every 20 minutes and have her feeling very sore. Louis Cardinals would become extremely unsafe for a fan in the stands and she would be sent to the hospital as a result. After her ordeal, does she have some words of cau...

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  • Senegal beats Poland for first African win at 2018 World Cup
Senegal beats Poland for first African win at 2018 World Cup

Senegal chalked up Africa's first victory at the World Cup with a 2-1 success over lacklustre Poland in Group G. Firstly, an own goal by Poland's centre-half Thiago Cionek put Senegal on the lead before Mbaye Niang "controversial goal" doubled the Teranga Lions' lead on the 60th minute.

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  • Dwight Howard Traded To Brooklyn Nets
Dwight Howard Traded To Brooklyn Nets

Six years ago, Dwight Howard was on a flight from San Antonio to Orlando. The Nets will be the fifth team that Howard has played for in his career. The trade frees up immediate financial space for Charlotte, which found itself right up against the tax with a roster that missed the 2018 playoffs, and frees up Brooklyn to potentially sign two m...

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  • Senegal and Japan fans tidy up after their World Cup matches
Senegal and Japan fans tidy up after their World Cup matches

Both Colombia and Japan fans cleaned up after themselves after their Group H clash. But instead of going wild in the stands and then going off to celebrate on the streets of Russian Federation, some supporters chose to stay behind and help clean up litter.

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  • Ronaldo broke Puskas record with bullet header
Ronaldo broke Puskas record with bullet header

Cristiano Ronaldo has now scored more worldwide goals than any other European player in the history of football (85 goals for Portugal ). There are no new injuries in both camps and while we anticipate slight changes in the Moroccan starting team , we do not expect the Portugal coach to ring changes.

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  • Controversial goal as Senegal beats Poland
Controversial goal as Senegal beats Poland

Senegal will be playing in honor of Bruno Metsu, their late coach who led them to the quarterfinals back in 2002. "But it does not change the fact that we lacked concentration at the beginning of the second half, because it seems that we could have played a different game, if they hadn't scored the second".

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  • Switzerland holds favoured Brazil to draw at World Cup
Switzerland holds favoured Brazil to draw at World Cup

He said he wouldn't make excuses for the disappointing scoreline. "You should not pressure the referee, though". The Brazilians complained of two key refereeing decisions that went against the five-time champions Sunday: A push on Miranda that aided Switzerland's goal , and a no-call they felt should have produced a penalty.

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  • England fan ready to fly the flag for gay rights in Russian Federation
England fan ready to fly the flag for gay rights in Russian Federation

Not after Kane got England off to a flawless start with an 11th-minute tap in. It took Graham Kentsley, originally from St. Albans in Hertfordshire, just over five weeks to make the around 2,000 kilometer (1,243 miles) journey, which he timed so that he would arrive in good time for England's first World Cup match against Tunisia in the souther...

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  • Shaquille O'Neal: LeBron James Shouldn't Chase Championships
Shaquille O'Neal: LeBron James Shouldn't Chase Championships

You can make the case that going after rings, namely with the hope that he'd beat the Warriors to get them, is a bad idea. Shaquille O'Neal and Lebron James have more than a few connections when it comes to their careers. His mentality now is probably: I want to get four before [ Golden State Warriors guard] Steph [Curry ] does. His player-...

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  • Croatia drop Nikola Kalinic after he declines to enter as substitute
Croatia drop Nikola Kalinic after he declines to enter as substitute

Kalinic, who now plays for Fiorentina but spent last season on loan at AC Milan , has been linked with a move away from Italy in recent weeks but these actions could hamper a move. At 30-years-old, it remains a question as to whether or not Kalinic will ever don a national jersey again. "I have calmly accepted that, and since I need my players fit...

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  • England's Alli promises best behaviour at World Cup
England's Alli promises best behaviour at World Cup

Alli recently addressed past behaviour issues that caused him to be suspended at the worldwide level. "I've texted him and told them "There's some f***ing idiots in this game but you're one of the good ones", added Adams. "For my whole time at MK Dons I was playing there". Adams believes that manager Gareth Southgate , someone who has a great d...

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  • Belgium determined to live up to expectations in Panama opener
Belgium determined to live up to expectations in Panama opener

The results were split on South Korea and Sweden but Ale Moreno, Ed Dove and Manu Martin all had the Swedes for the win, with Moreno and Martin nailing the 1-0 score prediction. The Korean team relies on Tottenham forward Son Heung-min and hopes for a strong performance from 6-foot-6 striker Kim Shin-wook, who is nicknamed "Chinook" after the B...

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  • Marcus Rashford set to return to full training after knee injury
Marcus Rashford set to return to full training after knee injury

Instead, Southgate will rely on selfless players such as Jordan Henderson, Eric Dier, and Fabian Delph, who will keep their shape and allow the wingbacks and forward players to offer a goal threat. Walker is set to be used in central defence by Gareth Southgate , whose men will face Belgium, Panama and Tunisia in Group G. Ambition and adventure to...

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  • Phil Mickelson putting meltdown at U.S. Open is epic
Phil Mickelson putting meltdown at U.S. Open is epic

He hustled after the putt - and hit it back toward the hole before it stopped rolling . Mickelson's shocking display in the third round earned him a 2-stroke penalty for breaking the rule against hitting a moving ball and led to a 10 on the hole, an 81 overall.

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  • Dustin Johnson surges to four-shot lead at US Open
Dustin Johnson surges to four-shot lead at US Open

Poulter made his US Open debut at Shinnecock in 2004 missing the cut, but he shed some light on what's needed to survive US Open conditions. "Definitely, my short game has been pretty good so far this week, so the harder it gets the more greens guys are going to miss and I feel that's an advantage to me", Leishman said.

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  • Jose Gimenez scores late to lift Uruguay over Egypt
Jose Gimenez scores late to lift Uruguay over Egypt

Egypt coach Hector Cuper was pondering what might have been on Saturday after opting to leave out forward Mohamed Salah for Friday's 1-0 loss to Uruguay at the World Cup . Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez echoed his captain's views. Bradley, who led the USA national team during the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, narrowly missed out on guidin...

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  • Egypt coach: Salah
Egypt coach: Salah "almost 100 per cent" to play vs. Uruguay

Live streaming is available on Fox Sports Go , which you can access with your cable or satellite subscriptions, either online or through the Fox Sports Go app. The Liverpool superstar's participation was thrown into doubt after he suffered a shoulder injury following a seemingly rough tackle by Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos in the final o...

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  • Failure to get united African vote proves costly for Morocco
Failure to get united African vote proves costly for Morocco

FIFA President Gianni Infantino (R) poses for a picture with officials after the announcement, that the 2026 FIFA World Cup will be held in the United States, Mexico and Canada, during the 68th FIFA Congress in Moscow , Russia June 13, 2018 .

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  • India seal massive win after wickets tumble
India seal massive win after wickets tumble

Only four times in Test history has a team been bowled out twice in a day. Afghanistan's Mohammad Nabi plays a sweep shot during the second day of their one-off cricket test against India in Bangalore. The innings total of 109 was the lowest in a test at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, eclipsing the 112 by Australia in 2017. Jadeja returned figure...

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  • A glance at 1st round of US Open
A glance at 1st round of US Open

On No. 1 on Friday - his 10th hole of the day, after playing even-par on the back nine - Woods ran into trouble after hitting his second shot in the deep rough. That said, he'd performed respectably in a number of tournament this year. A lone bogey at the par-4 first was the only blemish on his scorecard. Defending champion Brooks Koepka made...

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  • NCAA Changes Redshirt Rule
NCAA Changes Redshirt Rule

The intent was to discourage coaches from poaching players from other schools and creating a college "free agency". The other rule change involves the permission-to-contact system for transfers. According to the NCAA, the rule change is based in player-safety reasons. Or speedy Eric Stokes could have chipped in on special teams instead of being r...

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  • NCAA announces transfer, football redshirt rule changes
NCAA announces transfer, football redshirt rule changes

Alabama football will benefit more than suffer from the new NCAA rules on transfers and redshirts. Perhaps coaches will try and make decisions on freshmen based on if they struggle in that small sample size. What it does do, though, is let a young player see action against Louisiana-LaFayette and The Citadel, get some game experience under his belt...

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  • Gudmundsson and Iceland out to anger Messi as they did Ronaldo
Gudmundsson and Iceland out to anger Messi as they did Ronaldo

Kolkata resident Shib Shankar Patra's passion for Argentina began during the 1986 World Cup when Diego Maradona helped the team win the coveted trophy. It is unusual but Sampaoli has actually had much more success devising a way of stifling Messi's talent than liberating it. I'm just happy. Messi makes me happy .

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  • Tottenham confirm first game at new stadium vs Liverpool in September
Tottenham confirm first game at new stadium vs Liverpool in September

Arsene Wenger used to give the players four weeks off at least, but it is a new era for Arsenal with a new coach coming into the club. It has been confirmed that the Magpies will start their campaign against Tottenham at home, but then face Cardiff, Chelsea , Manchester City and Arsenal .

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  • Justify will chase Triple Crown today at Belmont Stakes
Justify will chase Triple Crown today at Belmont Stakes

This horse , who is jockeyed by two-time Stakes victor John Velasquez, skipped the Preakness to be fresh for the Belmont. The weather was clear and dry at Belmont on Friday. The food in some ways is typically NY: pizza, wings, hot dogs and beer. The pressure was intense and "Big Money Mike" reacted like a veteran. That'll be run later Saturday...

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  • Spain sack head coach Julen Lopetegui day before the World Cup
Spain sack head coach Julen Lopetegui day before the World Cup

His decision to take the job angered senior figures within the Spanish FA, particularly the recently appointed president, Luis Rubiales , who was only made aware a matter of minutes before it was publicly announced by Real. I know there's going to be criticism whatever I do. Spain play their first Group stage match against Portugal on Friday...

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  • World Cup host Russian Federation spent billions, but will its economy benefit?
World Cup host Russian Federation spent billions, but will its economy benefit?

Qualified for a fourth consecutive World Cup, but had to take the long route to Russian Federation after failing to secure direct entry in Asia because of a slightly inferior goal difference to Saudi Arabia. Over the past ten months, FIFA Legends, 2018 FIFA World Cup ambassadors and prominent figures around the world have provided valuable supp...

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  • Get to know England's World Cup squad with 'The Lions' Den'
Get to know England's World Cup squad with 'The Lions' Den'

Southgate said: 'We're pleased with how preparation has gone up until now. But for me, I don't think it gets much bigger than the World Cup . The Three Lions leave for Russian Federation tomorrow before next Monday's Group G opener against Tunisia in Volgograd.

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  • Liverpool target's future to be sorted before the World Cup
Liverpool target's future to be sorted before the World Cup

With Liverpool's efforts to sign Alisson from Roma likely to be of no avail, it seems they are turning their attention elsewhere as they go in search of a new goalkeeper. Liverpool have received a boost in their pursuit of AS Roma's Alisson Becker , with the Italian side apparently prepared to sell the Brazilian at the right price.

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  • French Open headlines and quotes - Day 15
French Open headlines and quotes - Day 15

Nadal now owns 17 Grand Slam championships. In 2007, he became the first man since Bjorn Borg in 1980 to win a hat-trick of Roland Garros titles. Thiem says he is "confident" his first appearance in a Grand Slam final will not be his last.

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  • Kevin Durant will re-sign with Warriors
Kevin Durant will re-sign with Warriors

However, no matter what roster you put LeBron in, he's going to be one of the best players on the team . "I feel like it's easy to be the best player when you don't have good players around you". I don't want to downplay anything and say like this is the end of the road. The Warriors countered with more depth with rookie Jordan Bell (playoff c...

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  • Vettel replaces Hamilton atop standings with Canada triumph
Vettel replaces Hamilton atop standings with Canada triumph

I don't think it was anything to do with the engine". "It was a bit different, it was a bit mixed today so I'm not entirely happy with the feel inside the auto yet". He and Ferrari executed their race to perfection, took the lead in the title race and have left Hamilton and Mercedes with much to consider before racing resumes in France in a for...

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  • England vs Costa Rica: Rashford, Welbeck seal win for Three Lions
England vs Costa Rica: Rashford, Welbeck seal win for Three Lions

Whether it will be enough to earn him a start against Tunisia on June 18 remains to be seen. Who to pick in goal? . Scott has missed their past two games with injury, not featuring since the 5-0 win over Kazakhstan in November, but had a compelling impact on her return.

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