• Neymar: Brazil star is PATHETIC and a top-quality ACTOR - Martin O’Neill
Neymar: Brazil star is PATHETIC and a top-quality ACTOR - Martin O’Neill

Neymar and Firmino were on target as Brazil beat Mexico 2-0 in their World Cup last-16 match to earn a quarter-final against either Belgium or Japan. Yet he answered a number of questions with a much more positive display and a decisive finish early in the second half from a move that he had started himself, although his propensity for histr...

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  • Gilas, SBP await FIBA decision after Bulacan brawl
Gilas, SBP await FIBA decision after Bulacan brawl

Gilas players Calvin Abueva, Japeth Aguilar, Andray Blatche , Jayson Castro, Carl Bryan Cruz, Pogoy, Terrence Romeo, Troy Rosario, and Matthew Wright were thrown out, while Australians Chris Goulding, Kickert, Thon Maker, and Nathan Sobey were also ejected.

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  • Mbappe to donate world cup match fees to charity
Mbappe to donate world cup match fees to charity

Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer has been won over by PSG whizkid Kylian Mbappe . "He is only 19 years old and he will make a lot of progress". The donation will include, Sports Illustrated reported, a possible sum of US$350,038 (£265,000) bonus if France win the World Cup . "His performance was extraordinary but on the other hand it...

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  • How LeBron James changed the 2019 National Basketball Association title betting odds in Vegas
How LeBron James changed the 2019 National Basketball Association title betting odds in Vegas

He also led the Cavs to a championship during the 2016 season, ending a 52-year title drought for the city. The Lakers are also working hard to acquire Kawhi Leonard . A lot of fans are shocked by the 33-year old's move to Los Angeles. Speaking to NBC Los Angeles , Ball said James coming to Los Angeles is "crazy" and that it gives him an oppo...

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  • With Paul George in town, Russell Westbrook hosting 'summer hype house party'
With Paul George in town, Russell Westbrook hosting 'summer hype house party'

During his first season with the Thunder , George reportedly grew very close with Russell Westbrook . The 28 year old has agreed to a four-year contract worth $137 million. Of course, rumors pointed to Paul George signing with the Lakers, too, and that didn't happen. Oklahoma City outscored opponents by 14.2 points per 100 possessions last seas...

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  • Mexico - World Cup - 2 July 2018
Mexico - World Cup - 2 July 2018

A Brazil side finding their stride in Russian Federation after a slow start are arguably the toughest challenge Mexico could have asked for as they were punished for failing to back up victories over Germany and South Korea with defeat to Sweden to finish second in Group F.

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  • Edinson Cavani punishes Portugal with two brilliant goals
Edinson Cavani punishes Portugal with two brilliant goals

Soccer Football - World Cup - Round of 16 - Uruguay vs Portugal - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 30, 2018 A photographer captures Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo as he looks dejected while he walks off the pitch after the match. "Today we committed a mistake that led to the equalizer but we have a very strong team in terms of mindset", Ta...

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  • Magic Johnson's late push swayed LeBron James' move to Los Angeles
Magic Johnson's late push swayed LeBron James' move to Los Angeles

With LeBron James once again dominating the sports news cycle all day today thanks to his bombshell decision to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers , one interesting piece of trivia has floated to the surface as a result. His decision comes a day after Paul George chose to re-sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder without even taking a meeting with th...

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  • Spain and Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta announces worldwide retirement after Russian Federation defeat
Spain and Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta announces worldwide retirement after Russian Federation defeat

But Russia soon got the equaliser in the 41st minute as Artem Dzyuba smashed home a penalty after his header was blocked by Gerard Pique's arm in the box. But for all the talk of tactics and generational change, Spain's 2018 World Cup will be remembered for a simple act of self-sabotage. Julen Lopetegui's dismissal on the eve of the tournam...

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  • Germany crash out of World Cup at group stage in seismic shock
Germany crash out of World Cup at group stage in seismic shock

Low also refused to make excuses for his side, confessing they were not up to the task as Sweden and Mexico advance to the next phase. A last-minute loss to Germany was hard enough for Sweden to accept. "The disappointment of us being eliminated is just huge", he added. Germany recovered from their opening defeat to Mexico by snatch...

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  • LeBron James Speaks to Cleveland GM as Free Agency Opens
LeBron James Speaks to Cleveland GM as Free Agency Opens

James led the Cavaliers to the first National Basketball Association title in franchise history in 2016, when the team rallied from a 3-1 deficit to defeat the Warriors in seven games. Durant will be paid about $30.5 million this coming season, about $5 million less than he could have commanded if the deal was structured differently.

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  • LeBron declines $35.6-million option with Cavs to become free agent
LeBron declines $35.6-million option with Cavs to become free agent

LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers stands on the court during their game against the Golden State Warriors at ORACLE Arena on January 16, 2017 in Oakland, California. That proved to be incorrect, and four years later, Gilbert had to mend fences with James to get him back to Cleveland for a second time. But in a made-for-TV spectacle kn...

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  • LeBron James bound for Los Angeles Lakers
LeBron James bound for Los Angeles Lakers

A starting lineup pairing LeBron and Leonard would be among the most formidable in the league. "The one thing that I've always done is consider my family, understanding especially where my boys are at this point in their age", the player told reporters after Game 4 of the NBA Finals .

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  • What Lakers will try to do now after LeBron James coup
What Lakers will try to do now after LeBron James coup

James, the 33-year-old four-time league MVP and three-time National Basketball Association champion, was expected to make a quick decision on his future after opting out of his contract with the Cavaliers on Friday. Hopefully for them, they will still be his teammates by the time the season starts. He played in all 82 regular-season games and then ...

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  • Courtois keeps club & Real Madrid guessing but admits to future 'preference'
Courtois keeps club & Real Madrid guessing but admits to future 'preference'

Following comments by Courtois to the media ahead of Belgium's World Cup game against Japan, it is again being suggested that he wants to move to Real. His progress though, has also brought forth widespread interest in his services, with the likes of Real Madrid , Liverpool and now Chelsea linked with him.

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  • Paul George agrees to max contract with Oklahoma City Thunder
Paul George agrees to max contract with Oklahoma City Thunder

Meanwhile, James created a frenzy on Saturday without saying a word. While there was a ton of speculation about George heading home to play for the Los Angeles Lakers , Magic Johnson and company dodged a bullet by not bringing PG to LA. Alex Abrines ($5.5 million in the final season of his contract) and Patrick Patterson ($5.5 million, with a...

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  • Chris Paul set to remain with Rockets, reports say
Chris Paul set to remain with Rockets, reports say

He missed the last two games of that series with an injury, and the Rockets wasted big leads in both of those games. The Los Angeles Lakers struck out on Paul George in National Basketball Association free agency, and LeBron James' representatives reportedly will meet with the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday.

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  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic welcomes LeBron James to Los Angeles
Zlatan Ibrahimovic welcomes LeBron James to Los Angeles

For most free-agent signings (especially in a different sport entirely than what's being televised), this would be significant overkill, but Woj's description of this as a "seismic shift in the NBA " feels accurate. The Lakers remain in the hunt to obtain disgruntled San Antonio all-star Kawhi Leonard in a trade and have the financial wherewitha...

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  • LeBron James signs with Lakers
LeBron James signs with Lakers

The Philadelphia 76ers and Houston Rockets are also believed to covet the four-time league MVP, who just played in his eighth straight final. According to ESPN , James could still fetch as much as $207 million over five years from the Cavaliers , while other teams can offer a max of $152 million over four years.

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  • Oregon State's use of freshman pitcher in CWS was borderline abuse
Oregon State's use of freshman pitcher in CWS was borderline abuse

Oregon State freshman right-hander Kevin Abel ably disabled the Arkansas Razorbacks Thursday night from what would have been the first national baseball championship in school history they nearly grasped Wednesday at the College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb .

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