by | June 22, 2018 | 00:26

Young was recruited for years by Oklahoma, his hometown school , and Sooners coach Lon Kruger spent hours and hours with him this past season breaking down film — probably all the while knowing that his star guard was going the one-and-done route.

by | June 21, 2018 | 22:31

And in the same way Adrian once anxious Rocky would die in the ring when he faced Ivan Drago, who killed Apollo in an exhibition fight in Rocky IV , Sylvester Stallone's Rocky is now anxious the same could happen to Adonis.

by | June 21, 2018 | 22:13

A stunning volley from Dries Mertens and a Romelu Lukaku double broke the resistance of a fearless Panama side on their World Cup debut as Belgium cruised to a 3-0 win in their opening Group G game on Monday. Belgium is FIFA's third-ranked team and one of the World Cup favorites. Panama was unable to duplicate what Senegal accomplished in 2002 as the last team to win in its World Cup debut.

by | June 21, 2018 | 20:59

But it was Peru who had the upper hand after the break. Guerrero almost missed the World Cup before having his doping ban lifted by a Swiss judge prior to the tournament. It was a lone goal from Kylian Mbappe that was the difference. Peru , meanwhile, have been eliminated, while Denmark and Australia remain in contention for a Last 16 spot.

by | June 21, 2018 | 20:31

Barcelona are reportedly unhappy with the involvement of their player Gerard Pique in the announcement video put together by Antoine Griezmann to reveal he's staying at Atletico Madrid this summer. " Thomas Lemar is a great player". He has since signed a new deal with the club, which should see him remain until 2023, while his global teammate has extended until 2024.

by | June 21, 2018 | 20:26

She said she was unable to prevent being hit by the hot dog due to a shoulder injury, so the impact was severe. The Phillies apologized to McVay and offered her tickets to any game, according to CBS . Per the report, the Phillies did reach out to McVay to apologize and "the Phanatic feels awful about what happened" (although we're not exactly sure how he explained that sentiment).

by | June 21, 2018 | 17:37

Lyon had released a statement earlier this month claiming they have ended all negotiations with Liverpool , however it remains to be seen whether a deal will be completed after the conclusion of the World Cup in Russian Federation, where Fekir is part of France's squad.

by | June 21, 2018 | 16:42

Napoli still want £3.5m for Sarri, despite Carlo Ancelotti replacing him as manager last month, but those complications have not stopped the ex-Empoli boss from planning for life in the Premier League . Now, Sarri looks set to try his luck after telling friends that he wants to take Mertens with him to Chelsea . With Pedro's Chelsea future uncertain as well, the need to bolster attack is urgent, with Mertens a possible solution on the right side of attack, where he will be able to link up ...

by | June 21, 2018 | 15:58

The match between Mexico and Germany was a delight to watch as striker Hirving Lozano being the one to score the only goal . Germany had the majority of the possession, but could not find a way through a determined Mexico defence, being undone by a quick counter-attack which left defenders exposed.

by | June 21, 2018 | 10:39

While Messi has proved himself time and again for a decade and more at club level, global glory has eluded the maestro who has had so many agonising brushes with glory in his pursuit of success with Argentina . Argentina lost to Germany in the quarterfinals in 2006, and the coach's decision to bench Messi for that game led to his resignation. "We discussed looking for the breaks to generate the best physical and mental form for the World Cup, it will be very important and it will be much ...

by | June 21, 2018 | 07:11

The win brought Spain level on points with Portugal in Group B after Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates defeated Morocco on the same score line. Costa - who scored twice in Friday's pulsating 3-3 draw with Portugal - eventually found the breakthrough, though, when Ramin Rezaeian's attempted clearance cannoned off his leg and into the bottom-left corner.

by | June 21, 2018 | 05:37

The Egyptian team had been playing against Uruguay when the photo was taken, and despite how the spectators were only watching the game on a screen at the Federation Internationale de Football Association fan zone in Moscow, they were still more than happy to carry the disabled man on their shoulders.

by | June 20, 2018 | 23:27

Cristiano Ronaldo singlehandedly demolished La Roja's defence to pump in three goals nullifying spirited Diego Costa's lead twice and one super volley from Nacho. The match is the opening game on Day 7 of the FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation. Expected Crowd Turnout: With an evening game ahead, the Iran vs Spain encounter is expected to be a house-full affair with a total attendance of 45,200.

by | June 20, 2018 | 23:23

The Brazilian star joined the rest of the squad in a training session in Sochi on Wednesday, just a day after he limped out of practice because of a pain in his right ankle. This was a recovery session for the starters. Brazil were due to fly to Saint Petersburg on Wednesday evening ahead of Friday's game against Costa Rica there.

by | June 20, 2018 | 22:25

During the last World Cup (2014), England was knocked out after just two matches which was a first. That was only his third goal in 20 appearances, though, and his second in 16 games under Southgate - most as a substitute - so the manager was justified in resisting calls to drop Raheem Sterling in favour of Rashford against Tunisia .

by | June 20, 2018 | 22:18

The two lowest scores of the day belonged to Berger. "Seven over usually is a awful score, but with the greens the way they got this afternoon, I mean they were very, very hard". Woods was off to a bad start as he shot a triple-bogey on the initial hole before firing back-to-back doubles on the back nine to finish 8-over-78 in the opening round.

by | June 20, 2018 | 22:11

Sweden coach Janne Andersson says one of his staff got into a closed South Korea training session and was asked to leave, leading to a squabble between the teams over spying ahead of their World Cup game on Monday. "Pressure-wise for me, I think it's a lot less, but now I'm captain and I feel a stronger sense of responsibility". "We have to focus on our defensive side first so that we don't concede and then maybe we can get something on the counter attack or from set pieces".

by | June 20, 2018 | 21:59

Though Bagley seems to be a far safer prospect than Papa G, taking him over Doncic at #2 overall seems like a very "Kings" thing to do. Doncic started to separate himself in organizational discussions around the choice, an examination that has included a tremendous intrigue with Jaren Jackson Jr .

by | June 20, 2018 | 21:42

But Uruguay's largely tepid performance against Saudi Arabia , the second-lowest ranked side of the tournament, did not calm fears that Suarez, 31, is not on his best form and may not be able to carry the two-time champions far in Russian Federation.

by | June 20, 2018 | 21:28

I've had multiple times where I've wanted to do that, I just finally did". Phil Mickelson of the United States plays a shot during the first round of THE PLAYERS Championship on the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass on May 10, 2018 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.

by | June 20, 2018 | 20:45

Japan's somewhat surprising win over Colombian was followed by their fans carrying out cleaning duties with plastic bin bags they had brought into the stadium in similarly heart-warming scenes. Fans at the 2014 tournament in Brazil were also praised for similar civic-mindedness , even as their team failed to win a game and crashed out in the group stages.

by | June 20, 2018 | 20:40

With the Nets set to move into Brooklyn later that year, it was a chance for one of the league's biggest stars to become the foundational face of the team's transition into the Big Apple. It appears Howard - a surefire Hall of Famer - has worn out his welcome in another locker room. The Nets will save almost $17 million on the trade in the 2019-20 season, allowing them to create two max salary slots for 2019 free agency.

by | June 20, 2018 | 19:40

Last week, Leonard's camp told reporters that Leonard wants to be traded from the Spurs . Leonard is reportedly "irate" at comments made by Popovich and teammate Tony Parker after the 26-year-old star took his time with his recovery from a quad injury, believing neither showed him any real support in front of the media and were rather distasteful in their approach.

by | June 20, 2018 | 17:30

He has worked extensively on his backhand in the last few years, turning it from a significant weakness in his game to a shot that is at least functional. Only in the second set did this one deviate from the norm. "I was there in the most important moments, breaking Milos (in the first set) was a good effort".

by | June 20, 2018 | 13:48

He wasn't scoring on a free kick for a long time and this time, when it mattered the most, he achieved the goal . Russia , the desperate host nation whom Federation Internationale de Football Association deem to be the world's 70th best side, are now pretty much nailed on to go on and emulate Uruguay , Italy, England , (West) Germany, Argentina and France by winning their home World Cup .

by | June 20, 2018 | 12:45

James can still opt into the previous year of his contract which is worth $35.6 million - he has until June 29 to do so but the expectation is that he'll choose against it and become an unrestricted free agent on July 1st. Speculation James is leaving Cleveland built throughout the season, rooted primarily in the divide between the face of the team and owner Dan Gilbert.

by | June 20, 2018 | 11:45

Entering the Pharaohs 1-0 loss to Uruguay in the tournament opener, Egypt manager Hector Cup said that Mo Salah was 100% going to play. The impact on this World Cup could be profound and perhaps Cherchesov was right to keep his powder dry in front of the media: after what we have seen in the past week, can anyone rule out even happier nights than this? Salah's consolation penalty was not enough to swing the momentum of the match.

by | June 20, 2018 | 11:41

Upon being run out by England's century-maker Jonny Bairstow , Stoinis appeared less than impressed with Maxwell's call, prompting Maxwell to return serve with a vicious stare. But the home batsmen were rarely troubled on a road of a wicket that saw AJ Tye go for wicketless for 100 runs from nine overs with Jhye Richardson boasting the best figures of 3-92.

by | June 20, 2018 | 04:44

Egypt and Russian Federation are set to clash on Tuesday at 9 pm as the second match for both teams in the World Cup unveils. Jose Gimenez's 89th-minute victor for Uruguay against Egypt was watched from the sidelines by Mohamed Salah , who remained in cold storage on the bench despite pre-match claims from veteran boss Hector Cuper that the Liverpool superstar was "almost 100 percent" fit following his shoulder injury.

by | June 20, 2018 | 04:30

It was just over a year ago that struggling Surrey opener Roy, 27, was dropped from the England side that suffered a comprehensive eight-wicket defeat in the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy by eventual tournament winners pakistan at Cardiff's Sophia Gardens .

by | June 20, 2018 | 03:28

Russia's place in the round of 16 will be sealed if Uruguay wins or draws against the Saudis. Egyptian fans nearly outnumbered Russian supporters at the stadium , showing that they have taken the trouble to express their love for Salah as much as for the game.

by | June 20, 2018 | 01:50

Yet as the stadium announcer in Volgograd played "Football's Coming Home", England's lament to their years of hurt at worldwide level as they started their latest major tournament adventure on Monday night, a familiar story was set to unfold once again.

by | June 20, 2018 | 01:49

They will have to play much better than this if they are to make it out of the group. Poland are unbeaten in their three games against African opposition at the World Cup (W1 D2). West Bromwich Albion midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak got Poland back in the game with an 86th-minute header but Senegal hung on at Moscow's Spartak Stadium.

by | June 20, 2018 | 01:47

Speaking at the launch of Arsenal's new 2018/19 navy blue away kit , when asked if Adli could become the "next Robert Pires", the former France star laughed and said: "I hope for him". According to Pires, he can act as a bridge between the players and the manager. New football, new teams. "He will definitely be leaving after the World Cup".

by | June 20, 2018 | 01:10

Saudi Arabia's next match in the World Cup will be against Uruguay at Rostov-on-Don. Saudi Arabia arrived safely in Rostov-on-Don for their second World Cup fixture despite a "technical failure" with the team's aircraft, the Saudi Arabian Football Federation has said.