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Russian Federation 2018: Mexico stun defending champions, Germany

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Sismologia Chile, which records quakes from the South American country, said it had also detected an natural disaster as the same time as Lozano's goal . " Mexico deserved the win", Hummels conceded. Our finishing wasn't good. "Overall we had our chances but did not score". "We have all the tools and we have to work them". Read More »

Only college players expected to attend National Basketball Association draft

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Most teams are cautious about the back injury and whether it might be a problem throughout Porter's career. Porter's camp appears to feel comfortable with his stock. A slew of other potential lottery picks, including Villanova's Mikal Bridges, Missouri's Michael Porter Jr., Michigan State's Miles Bridges, Alabama's Collin Sexton, Duke's Wendell Carter and Kentucky's Kevin Knox also secured invites. Read More »

India crush Afghanistan by an innings and 262 runs

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It took just two sessions for India to demolish Afghanistan in the latter's Test debut . In September 2001, two prime Sri Lankan batsmen - Marvan Atapattu and Mahela Jayawardena retired from the game after scoring 201 and 150 runs, respectively, against Bangladesh in a match in the Asia Test Championship in Colombo, thanks to the visitors' insipid bowling . Read More »

How many goals has Messi scored in the World Cup?

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Argentina took the lead in the 19th when Sergio Aguero scored with a rising left-footed shot. " Iceland was playing very defensively, blocking all possible spaces but we did everything we could for Argentina to win, above and beyond analysing the performance of every single player". Read More »

Technology helps France to a 2-1 win over Australia

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He had originally waved away appeals for a penalty after Antoine Griezmann was taken down while racing onto a Paul Pogba through-ball. " He's also a human being, and everyone makes mistakes ". "The French didn't know what to do anymore in big parts of the game." van Marwijk said. After the final siren blew the team lined up for a short guard of honour to the Australian fans in the Kazan stadium who remained on their feet in applause. Read More »

Afghanistan hits back after 2 centuries for India in test

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The match-up of Afghan spinners versus Indian spinners has been talked up and it remains to be seen if leg spin star Rashid Khan and company can rattle India . Dhawan bludgeoned the rookie Afghan bowlers into submission with a power-packed unbeaten 104 (91 balls) while Murali Vijay (41 no off 72 balls) held one end up with the home team and laid the foundation for what promises to be a mammoth first innings total. Read More »

Kawhi Leonard wants out of San Antonio, Celtics interested in trade

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After the end of the NBA Finals, it didn't take long for rumors to surface that the Los Angeles Lakers are set to make waves in the offseason. The Kawhi Leonard saga has reached the next level. The Spurs could also decide to stall, keeping their disgruntled star by waiting until the February trade deadline to find the best deal possible. "If the Spurs are considering Spellman, the move does make sense". Read More »

Rosberg tells Mercedes to keep drivers

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Winnie Harlow was caught in a storm. Verstappen, and indeed his Red Bull team, will hope his second podium of the season will steady what has been a rather turbulent ship. I am still here to win. Hamilton is confident of a revival. I've got the complete confidence in my guys and I am putting that energy towards them. "I can only imagine that a delay can only involve money and I should think it's such a grotesque amount of money that Toto [Wolff, Mercedes team principal] is talking about... Read More »

Saudi Crown Prince heads to Russian Federation for World Cup

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Just 12 minutes into the match, the Saudi backline got caught out of place after a corner kick, leaving a wide open opportunity for Yury Gazinsky to score the opening goal of the tournament. Who do you think is going to get the first win on the board at the 2018 World Cup? Morocco and Iran play the Group B opener later in the afternoon with the eagerly anticipated game between European champions Portugal and 2010 world champions Spain in the evening. Read More »

Deontay Wilder Agrees To Terms For Massive Anthony Joshua Fight

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Hearn did not respond to text messages from ESPN seeking comment, but it was late at night in England at the time. Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs), who holds the WBA, WBO and IBF titles and has risen over the past year to become the biggest star globally in the sport, turned down a recent $50 million offer from Wilder's team , setting off a confusing stretch of public negotiating . Read More »

Salah Arrives In Russia With Egypt Squad For World Cup

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Asked if he thinks the fall with Ramos was normal, the Pharaohs star said: "I don't know. I want to know, but I am focused on the World Cup ", he told reporters while away on worldwide duty with Belgium . "Then I let the board manage Chelsea the best way that they can". Belgium , third in the Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings, go into the World Cup as Group G favourites before their opener against Panama , and will contest their final warm-up against fellow ... Read More »

Wolverines' Beilein staying in Ann Arbor

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The Michigan Wolverines won't have to worry about head coach John Beilein making the jump to the National Basketball Association this season. League sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski that Beilein interviewed with the Pistons on Thursday and had emerged as a top candidate for the position but pulled out after discussions about the job with both management and ownership. Read More »

Belmont Stakes 2018: Results, payouts, order of finish

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According to Sports Illustrated , Baffert and Smith had partnered in 2002 on the horse Vindication. Despite drawing the rail, Justify went off as a 4-5 favorite and more than lived up to his billing. A flop at the track might make Coolmore, whose US business Ashford Stud also has American Pharoah's breeding rights, more cool on a Triple Crown winner's stock. Read More »

Warriors expect Andre Iguodala to play in Game 3 of finals

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There really shouldn't be any argument as to who is the best player for Golden State . The Warriors could be champions again as early as Friday night, and this crown - after experiencing plenty of turbulence this season - would most definitely be one to savor. Read More »

Liverpool want Nabil Fekir deal done before World Cup

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Jurgen Klopp has moved fast since the transfer window opened with the midfielder likely to become his third signing. According to the same story, the France global has indicated that he will only move to Liverpool FC in the current transfer window to force Lyon's hand. Read More »

Pompeo: 'Rudy Doesn't Speak For The Administration' On North Korea

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Trump even said that if the negotiations are successful he would invite Kim to the White House . After weeks of tensions, Trump tweeted that he "tries so hard to be his friend". Before he sits down with Kim, Trump must first face wary USA allies who question his commitment to their own security and resent his quarrelling with them on sensitive trade matters. Read More »

Iguodala eyes return before Finals finish

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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (left) celebrates a basket with forward Kevin Durant in Game 2 against the Cleveland Cavaliers on June 3. Kevin Durant was off in Game 1, and a solid performance in Game 2 was outshined by Curry's nine three-pointers. Although it took until Game 5 for the Warriors to secure the series , that shot is seen by many was the one that won it. Read More »

Ariya Jutanugarn wins US Women's Open after four-hole play-off

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Women's Open after a four-hole play-off on Sunday. Time and again on Sunday she made long putts, and she wasn't about to stop making them now. Later that year she won her first major, the British Open. They each made par on the third playoff hole and then Ariya pounced at the fourth, hitting out of the bunker and tapping home an easy championship par putt tory as Kim missed her par putt. Read More »

England show their strengths and weaknesses against Nigeria

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Experience tells Martyn, the former Leeds United keeper, that if Pickford starts England's last warm-up game he will start under Southgate in Russian Federation. "We've got to enjoy the occasion and we can't wait to get out there and get started". One of Martyn's caps came during the first half against Italy in 2002, on what was then home turf for him. Read More »

Manchester United Announce The Signing Of Fred Rodrigues

And beating City to the signature of Fred , who was a target for the English champions in January, could prove to be a significant first step. With a midfielder already purchased in Fred , tabs will be kept on potential defensive improvements such as the often-linked Marquinhos recently dropped by Tite in favour of PSG teammate Thiago Silva. Read More »

Garcia confident she'll win a Grand Slam title

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She was unable to say whether or not she would be fit for Wimbledon which gets underway in four weeks' time . Serena Williams's first grand-slam tournament since giving birth previous year has come to an end for her. She added: "I'm going to get an MRI today and stay in France and see the doctors here, as many specialists as I can". Yet less than an hour before they were likely to be on court, Williams called an impromptu press conference to announce she would have to withdraw. Read More »

Novak Djokovic could skip Wimbledon after shock exit at Roland Garros

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The 23-year-old American has now reached at least the last-eight of all four majors, after ending the dream run of Buzarnescu, who had never won a Grand Slam match before the tournament. Like her compatriot and good friend Keys, US Open champion Stephens is in the quarter-finals for the first time and hoping to set up a repeat of last year's final in NY. Read More »

LeBron James obliterates Michael Jordan, Stephen Curry combined in single feat

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Smith slid into him in the first quarter of the series opener Thursday night. Curry scored 16 points in the 4th quarter, including a 4-point play from a corner 3-pointer and the record breaker from the left side with 3:30 remaining. It's safe to say that if Curry turns in two more performances like he did at the beginning of the series, the Cavaliers are going to have a very hard time winning a game. Read More »

Warriors vs. Cavaliers, Game 2 on Sunday night

Kerr had also said Thompson was doing better Sunday morning when he checked in with the training staff. If you win a game, you're supposed to. This was something which James emphasised when talking to the media about the incident, as he said: "We've got to move on". Read More »

Afridi to lead ICC World XI

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He said: "It's a great honour to be leading the ICC World XI side, that too for such a good cause". Former Pakistan skipper Afridi represented his country in over 500 global matches and famously broke the record for the fastest ODI century in his maiden worldwide innings as a 16-year-old, blazing his way to a 37-ball hundred. Read More »

Fulham secures EPL return, windfall of at least $210m

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In the end, the London outfit managed to see out the rest of the clash to secure their spot in the Premier League . "We got a lot of stick". Fulham prevailed, recording a 1-0 win that means they will be in the Premier League next season. Read More »

Mauricio Pochettino opens door to move to Real Madrid

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The former midfielder had to contend with speculation relating to his future at the club for most of the season as a result of their often underwhelming form. I do not want, nor can I, comment on Zidane going but what he has done is undoubtedly very big: "no one has won three Champions Leagues in a row recently". Read More »

Damarious Randall Didn't Expect Cavaliers Jersey Tweet to Go Viral

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To the displeasure of the 831,404 tweeters who mashed the RT button (as of 5:10 p.m. ET on Wednesday), Randall will not be following through on his promise . Considering Randall is still on a rookie contract that pays him about $7 million (and even though Randall is due roughly $9 million next year), this seems like quite the stretch. Read More »

The Egyptian Forward Could be Fit for the FIFA World Cup 2018

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Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has admitted that it came as a huge shock when Zinedine Zidane announced that he will be stepping down as the club's manager. According to Egypt's national team doctor, the forward, who scored 44 goals for Liverpool last season, will be out for no more than three weeks. Read More »

Ex-Piston Thomas: LeBron a 'much better' player than Jordan

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They were able to take care of the first part - and did it basically without Love, with former Celtics player Jeff Green filling in and having a strong game. The Cavs didn't exactly miss Love in his absence against Boston . If it is the former, it will be the fourth finals in as many years featuring Golden State and Cleveland. Read More »

Coach quits Real Madrid after 3 Champions League titles

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Wenger has close ties with Real Madrid President Florentino Perez and confirmed that he had rejected tempting offers to take over at the Spanish giants on several occasions. The Frenchman has made a decision to call it a day at the Bernabeu after a wildly successful spell with the Spanish giants, with the 2017 domestic title on top of the aforementioned three European Cups to make Zidane one of the most decorated managers of all time despite his short stint at Real. Read More »

Egypt's Salah goes off injured, teary in Champions League final

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Spain began training on Monday in preparation for its pre-World Cup friendlies against Switzerland on June 3 and Tunisia on June 9. "We thought it is worth waiting for Carvajal ". He got up after receiving initial treatment from the physios and continued for another couple of minutes, but eventually the pain was unbearable and a tear filled Salah walked off the pitch. Read More »