• ATP Wimbledon: Roger Federer sprints past Struff to stay on title course
ATP Wimbledon: Roger Federer sprints past Struff to stay on title course

Isner will face world No.31 Stefanos Tsitsipas , the first Greek man to first Greek man to reach the fourth round of a grand slam in the 50-year professional era, for a quarterfinal berth. Defending champion and top seed Federer, by contrast, has made the third round without breaking sweat. The 36-year-old Swiss extended his winning streak to ...

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  • Brazil ace Neymar hits back at Mexico tactics: It's unfair!
Brazil ace Neymar hits back at Mexico tactics: It's unfair!

Are you happy to see footballers react the way Neymar does sometimes? Mexico's goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa stops a ball during the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match between Brazil and Mexico at the Samara Arena in Samara on July 2, 2018.

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  • Kevin Durant seeking one-year deal with player option from Warriors
Kevin Durant seeking one-year deal with player option from Warriors

Well, we now have an answer: Durant is coming back to the Warriors on what is effectively a one-year, $30 million deal, and it's the closest thing to a win-win possible for both the player and the team. Weeks ago Durant made clear that his re-signing with the Warriors was a certainty. However, this is setting him up for a huge contract in the fol...

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  • National Basketball Association futures take wild swings with LeBron James, DeMarcus Cousins deals
National Basketball Association futures take wild swings with LeBron James, DeMarcus Cousins deals

Cousins had waited his entire career to compete for the playoffs and to play with a teammate as good as Anthony Davis. The 6-foot-10, 270- pound center will join fellow All-Stars Stephen Curry , Kevin Durant , Klay Thompson and Draymond Green on a team that will be heavily favorited to return to the NBA Finals for the fifth year in a row.

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  • No excuses for Mercedes after Austrian agony
No excuses for Mercedes after Austrian agony

Max Verstappen made the most of a rare Mercedes double retirement today by claiming his first win this year, and Red Bull's first at "home", in an incident-packed Austrian Grand Prix . Sadly, Kimi got a bit greedy a corner later, locking up and losing all the ground he had made up, falling back behind Hamilton and Bottas. "I don't get it", he y...

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  • LeBron James Inks A $154M Deal With The Los Angeles Lakers
LeBron James Inks A $154M Deal With The Los Angeles Lakers

However, he had endured frustration with the Cleveland Cavaliers , culminating in last month's clean sweep defeat to the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. James thanked his home area in an Instagram story. But if the Lakers decide they want to part ways with some of their up-and-comers to get another high-profile name - Kawhi Leonard's...

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  • LeBron James Signing With Los Angeles Lakers Leaves NBA and Fans Stunned
LeBron James Signing With Los Angeles Lakers Leaves NBA and Fans Stunned

Despite Paul George not filling in as the team's second max-contract slot due to his decision to re-sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Lakers have options with James committing to a long-term deal. His reason for being there is unknown: The Lakers are considered a strong candidate to sign James, but he also has an offseason home in L.A. Tha...

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  • Kawhi Leonard determined to join LeBron with Lakers
Kawhi Leonard determined to join LeBron with Lakers

Because they own his "Bird rights" the Cavs can offer James more money than any other team - a five-year, $207 million deal. While things went dark regarding Space Jam 2 after that announcement, reports started coming out last week indicating that James would release the trailer for the film this summer - specifically, once he announced what team...

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  • Kevin Durant could take less money to help the Warriors...again
Kevin Durant could take less money to help the Warriors...again

If so, it would save the Warriors north of $5 million against next year's cap, increasing the likelihood that the champs use their mid-level exception in free agency. Three of the NBA's biggest stars are off the market. I don't have any desire to go anywhere else, and I'm not gonna play that card and play it out as a free agent and do all that stuf...

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  • Joachim Loew considering Germany future after shock World Cup 2018 exit
Joachim Loew considering Germany future after shock World Cup 2018 exit

It is the first time Germany have failed to qualify from the group stages at a World Cup since 1938 as the holders became the latest defending champions to crash out early. Kim was not so profligate when he fired home from close range - although he was initially given offside before a VAR review sparked renewed celebrations - and Son completed th...

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  • How France ended Messi’s World Cup dream in 4-3 thriller
How France ended Messi’s World Cup dream in 4-3 thriller

The same also goes for Uruguay and Portugal, two similar teams with similar strategies. Argentina's Lionel Messi looking dejected after his team's defeat to France in their World Cup match. "It's not just in this World Cup that they have not been conceding goals". However, Sampaoli says the conversation was "not how it was characterized".

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  • Jittery Japan reach Round of 16 despite Poland defeat
Jittery Japan reach Round of 16 despite Poland defeat

A draw against Poland will guarantee the Samurai Blue qualification from the group stage, while depending on other results , even defeat at the Volgograd Arena could grant the Japanese a spot in the Round of 16. Japan and Senegal were tied on all tiebreakers except "fair play points", based on yellow and red cards. After learning that Col...

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  • Belgium fans fear Harry Kane ahead of England World Cup clash
Belgium fans fear Harry Kane ahead of England World Cup clash

Germany's Group F exit has blown one side of the draw wide open, but Southgate said his side feared no one after making an encouraging start in Russian Federation. England manager Gareth Southgate once again reiterated his desire to win the game and continue a fine run of form but at his own pre-match news conference, Martinez stated three point...

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  • LeBron James Texted Kevin Durant About Joining Lakers Together
LeBron James Texted Kevin Durant About Joining Lakers Together

In the latest batch of LeBron James rumors , LeBron James Jr.is reportedly very likely to enroll in Sierra Canyon School in Los Angeles, which creates more buzz around LeBron James joining the Los Angeles Lakers . Although Durant isn't willing to team up with LeBron in L.A. there are still plenty of other options on the table. Irving, who...

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  • Serena Williams seeded 25th at Wimbledon
Serena Williams seeded 25th at Wimbledon

Serena Williams revealed that the most incredible thing she's ever done in her opinion was winning her 23rd Grand Slam singles title at the Australian Open when she was two months pregnant! "Unfortunately, in the '90s they changed the rule whereas if you were injured [and] then you come back, you lose your seeding", she said.

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  • Senegal eliminated from World Cup over yellow cards
Senegal eliminated from World Cup over yellow cards

Teams are given minus one point for a yellow card, minus three for a sending off for two bookings, and minus four for a straight red. Igor Smolnikov of Russian Federation reacts after being shown a second yellow card by referee Antonio Malang Diedhiou during a Group A match against Uruguay earlier this week.

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  • Niki Lauda - Sebastian Vettel deserves harsher penalty for Valtteri Bottas incident
Niki Lauda - Sebastian Vettel deserves harsher penalty for Valtteri Bottas incident

Hamilton now leads the Driver's Championship by 14 points ahead of Vettel and Ricciardo. Behind him French drivers Pierre Gasly and Esteban Ocon also crashed, putting both out of the race on the spot. "It really annoyed me and was stupid to ask", Verstappen said " I'm getting annoyed about it ". There are a lot of tracks we go to and the grandsta...

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  • Senegal vs. Colombia - Football Match Preview
Senegal vs. Colombia - Football Match Preview

Senegal and Colombia have faced each other just once before, in a friendly in May 2014, with Colombia taking a 2-0 lead into half-time, only to concede two goals in the second half. But the atmosphere amongst the nearly 42,000 people at Samara Arena picked up near the hour mark when Poland scored to push both teams above Japan in the table...

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  • Germany Have Been Knocked Out Of The 2018 World Cup
Germany Have Been Knocked Out Of The 2018 World Cup

In stark contrast, the paper had used the same headline in 2014, alongside a photo of an elated Kroos, when Germany beat Brazil 7-1 in the World Cup semi-final. Instead of Germany , England could face Mexico in the quarter-finals. Despite the loss, and because of South Korea's win over Germany , Mexico also advances as runners-up in t...

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  • LeBron turned down Cavs' requests to meet about trades, free agency
LeBron turned down Cavs' requests to meet about trades, free agency

On Tuesday, Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson laughed off the idea of being anxious about the pressure to bring superstars to Los Angeles, citing the number of NBA Finals he played in. However, if James and George say no to the purple and gold, it may not be an entirely bad idea for the Lakers to take a flyer on Cousins. ...

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  • Jones looking forward to Premier League-style clash with Belgium
Jones looking forward to Premier League-style clash with Belgium

That adds up to plenty of friendly rivalries and very few secrets as two teams with lots of shared history go head-to-head in the Group G decider on Thursday. They play in the same teams as the English players. "In sport and in life you have to keep evolving". Deliberately losing any competitive match - let alone one in a major tournament - is ...

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  • Sweden's Janne Andersson: Only 'emotionally dead' could have resisted Germany provocation
Sweden's Janne Andersson: Only 'emotionally dead' could have resisted Germany provocation

Die Mannschaft departed the World Cup at the second group stage in 1978, but a defeat or draw against South Korea could lead to even greater embarrassment. The changes made for a balanced team that was relieved to pull out the win against Sweden. Although it's likely that Germany will have more possession, we will do our best.

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  • Iceland sunk by late Croatian goal
Iceland sunk by late Croatian goal

Croatia had its first clear chance when Milan Badelj's missile crashed onto the bar six minutes into the second half. A Nigeria draw or loss opens the door for Iceland , which must win and win any potential tiebreaker with Nigeria (in the event of a draw in the other Group D match) or Argentina (in the event of a win over Nigeria).

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  • Serbia appeal to Federation Internationale de Football Association over ref decisions
Serbia appeal to Federation Internationale de Football Association over ref decisions

The trio crossed their hands to make the sign of the double-headed eagle on the Albanian flag in Switzerland's 2-1 win. "The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has opened disciplinary proceedings against the Swiss players Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri for their goal celebration during the match Switzerland vs.

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  • Battling Petra Kvitova hits peak form to retain her Birmingham Classic crown
Battling Petra Kvitova hits peak form to retain her Birmingham Classic crown

Today, Kvitova routed fellow lefty Mihaela Buzarnescu 6-3, 6-2 to win her ninth straight match at the tournament. The victory is Kvitova's fifth WTA title of 2018 and gives her the flawless preparation for Wimbledon , which starts on 2 July.

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