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Sports Spain 1 Russian Federation 1 (aet, 4-3 on penalties)
Author: 0 Spain 1 Russian Federation 1 (aet, 4-3 on penalties)

Spain's second game v Iran was a tough test against a seriously stubborn defense, they scraped through with a 1-0 win, which was probably a fair result based on the game. World Cup history was made with the first use of a fourth substitute, which Federation Internationale de Football Association now allows teams in extra time.

Sports Suarez to Griezmann: Stop pretending to be Uruguayan
Author: 0 Suarez to Griezmann: Stop pretending to be Uruguayan

If he terrorizes the Uruguay defense like he did Argentina's - scoring France's third and fourth goals - then he'll start to look like one of the odds frontrunners for the Golden Ball . Other than that, they shouldn't have too many problems at the back end. This will be the seventh meeting between the teams as France is still searching for their first win in this series.

Sports Latest Buzz on Deals for Kawhi Leonard, Kevin Love, More
Author: 0 Latest Buzz on Deals for Kawhi Leonard, Kevin Love, More

There was only one victor, though, and all that preparation paid off: So many of James's Lakers jerseys moved in just the final three hours between the announcement and midnight that the piece became one of the 10 best sales days for a jersey in Fanatics company history.

Sports Is Cristiano Ronaldo On HIs Way To Juve?
Author: 0 Is Cristiano Ronaldo On HIs Way To Juve?

Juventus appear to be in pole position to sign Ronaldo , with former club United and Ligue 1 side PSG both cooling their interest. "It was very nice to be at Real Madrid ". According to reports, Juventus have offered Ronaldo a huge £26m-a-year contract - the same as Real's final offer - for over four years, which meant he will be 37 by the time his contract expires.

Sports Want to win every session, every ball - Virat Kohli
Author: 0 Want to win every session, every ball - Virat Kohli

He was calm, not the busybody, full of intent as he is on match day or training. Besides the inward assessment, there's also a chance for India to size up a limited-overs giant like England . "It doesn't matter if I get runs or I don't get runs, what I want is the team to play well and the team to win", he insisted. India are ranked second in T20s and captain Virat Kohli said his side are "definitely" better than the Australia team that lost all six of their internationals on ...

Sports Brazil vs. Mexico final score, recap
Author: 0 Brazil vs. Mexico final score, recap

Neymar's first real chance came halfway through the first half, the gifted striker showing some nifty footwork to go past two defenders before seeing his effort saved by Ochoa. Tom Marshall, a reporter for ESPN who covers the Mexican team, wrote on Twitter shortly after the match that Brazil , with its "elite players at elite clubs", was "simply too much" for El Tri .

Sports Mbappé youngest player to score brace in World Cup game since Pele
Author: 0 Mbappé youngest player to score brace in World Cup game since Pele

Starting his career at Monaco, Mbappe exploded onto the scene in 2016/17, helping the principality club to their first League title in years, as well as progression deep into the latter stages of the Champions League. "At a World Cup you have all the top level players so it is an opportunity to show what you can do and what you're abilities are". Mbappe who joined Paris Saint-Germain on loan in the 2017/2018 season has so far made 27 appearances for the side scoring 13 goals in the ...

Sports Andres Iniesta Confirms International Retirement After Spain Crash Out of World Cup
Author: 0 Andres Iniesta Confirms International Retirement After Spain Crash Out of World Cup

Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev saved two penalties . "Sometimes the endings are not as one dreams". Even the team's commitment was questioned after Jorge "Koke" Resurreccion, who missed one of the penalties in the shootout, had said players didn't watch numerous World Cup games in part because they interfered with the siesta, Spain's traditional nap time.

Sports Chelsea reject £50m bid for Willian from Barcelona
Author: 0 Chelsea reject £50m bid for Willian from Barcelona

Barcelona have had a £50m bid for Willian rejected by Chelsea . The report claims Barca , despite completing a league and cup double, have concerns over the depth of quality in their current squad and see Willian as a player who could add a different dimension to the club's attack following the departure of Andres Iniesta.

Sports American Mark Geiger to referee England-Colombia round-of-16 clash
Author: 0 American Mark Geiger to referee England-Colombia round-of-16 clash

Rodriguez, who spent the season on loan at Bayern Munich from Real Madrid, went into the tournament nursing a calf problem and limped out of the Senegal game after missing the defeat to Japan. While everyone is claiming that football is indeed coming home, some more tongue-in-cheekly than others, it is undeniable that there is something different about this England team.

Sports LeBron Will Wear #23 For Lakers; Jersey Pre-Orders, Ticket Prices Skyrocket
Author: 0 LeBron Will Wear #23 For Lakers; Jersey Pre-Orders, Ticket Prices Skyrocket

Never-the-less, Cleveland still has the advantage to woo back James: The team can offer a max contract of $207 million over five years, compared to the $152 million over four years he could receive from another team. The Lakers are the current favorite to land James, but the Sixers and Rockets are also in the running. "Y'all really thought he was gonna pass up the greatest city in the world..." Tim Hardaway, Jr.is still developing and trying to live up to his $71 million contract while it's ...

Sports Aaron Finch Breaks Own Record As Australia Create T20I History
Author: 0 Aaron Finch Breaks Own Record As Australia Create T20I History

In a ferocious display of batting, the Aussie took his team to a mammoth 229/2 after being put in to bat. Finch, meanwhile, brought up his second T20I hundred at the end of the 14th over, taking just 50 deliveries. "The wicket played better than we thought". Yeah, I did know about it (holder of two highest individual T20I scores), it's just one of those days where few things went my way.

Sports Switzerland set up Sweden clash
Author: 0 Switzerland set up Sweden clash

Costa Rica went in search of a second goal, with Bryn Ruiz causing the Swiss defence a lot of problems with set-pieces. Serbia had a chance to pass Switzerland for second place, but Brazil ended up dominating that match. Switzerland were briefly top of the group before Paulinho put Brazil ahead in Moscow, and that was how it stayed until half time. Costa Rica , on their part, have nothing to lose and will be eyeing nothing but just a consolation win which might end ...

Sports Gracious in defeat, Japan leave Russia World Cup with pride
Author: 0 Gracious in defeat, Japan leave Russia World Cup with pride

Players like Fellaini and teams like Japan certainly add to the magic of the World Cup . "We need to play together, give everything and see what happens". The ones who played against England got a good experience, and the ones that have been rested, it's like they've been waiting to get back on the pitch.

Sports How Roger Federer made a young female fan’s day at Wimbledon 2018
Author: 0 How Roger Federer made a young female fan’s day at Wimbledon 2018

After just 20 minutes to complete the first set, Federer went on to fire 35 winners past Lajovic, breaking serve five times, setting up a second round encounter against Lukas Lacko of Slovakia. But aside from his flawless performance, Federer also showed his class and won everyone's hearts with a touching gesture towards a young fan after the conclusion of the match.

Sports DeMarcus Cousins joins Golden State Warriors
Author: 0 DeMarcus Cousins joins Golden State Warriors

The Warriors are good enough to where they can take their time with Cousins' rehab and make sure he is totally fine before rolling him back out there. Durant and Green also jokingly teased Cousins by posting photos on their Instagram account that showed Cousins trying to charge into the Warriors' locker room following an in-game scuffle with Durant last season.

Sports England hope shift in mindset will conquer penalty curse
Author: 0 England hope shift in mindset will conquer penalty curse

Jesse Lingard opens up about the strong spirit within the England squad and how they've responded to Gareth Southgate's philosophy. "He is absolutely fine now", said the England manager, who believes Alli has the ability to penetrate the Colombia defence.

Sports Missing 13 found safe in Thai cave but rescue 'not over'
Author: 0 Missing 13 found safe in Thai cave but rescue 'not over'

The boys were found late Monday night during a desperate search that drew global help and captivated the nation. They were discovered by two British divers on a ledge in a cavern after a marathon search operation in the Tham Luang caves in Chiang Rai .

Sports Durant opts out as free agency looms
Author: 0 Durant opts out as free agency looms

Doing so will cost Durant almost $6 million for the 2018-19 season after already leaving money on the table in his contract with the Warriors from last summer. The Warriors, meanwhile, were quiet in the opening day-and-a-half of free agency. That means we could quickly learn where LeBron James will play next season, as well as the fate of others on the open market.

Sports England vs. Colombia World Cup live stream info, channel
Author: 0 England vs. Colombia World Cup live stream info, channel

England beat Tunisia and Panama in the group stage, before a 1-0 defeat against Belgium meant they secured a place in the knockout phase as a runner-up. Rodriguez's last goal for Colombia came in an October, 2017, qualifier against Peru. He's still the leading scorer at the World Cup . "For me, personally, it's the right decision", Rooney said.

Sports 'Disrespectful': The Aussie act that may have fuelled 'basket-brawl'
Author: 0 'Disrespectful': The Aussie act that may have fuelled 'basket-brawl'

Boomer Daniel Kickert retaliated by throwing an elbow towards Pogoy's head, which lead to the Filipino bench taking to the court for an all-hands-on-deck fight. Moldovan said he had seen his fair share of on-court fights in his time - but nothing like this. The final score is listed as 89-53 to Australia on the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) website, but in the end fans of a good brawl were the winners.

Sports There’s Faking Injuries, Then There’s Neymar’s Antics In Brazil-Mexico
Author: 0 There’s Faking Injuries, Then There’s Neymar’s Antics In Brazil-Mexico

The world's most expensive player opened the scoring six minutes into the second half after excellent approach play by Willian , the Paris Saint-Germain forward's sixth goal in World Cup history. The breakthrough came shortly after half-time when Willian fired in a unsafe cross from the left after speeding past Ayala , with Neymar sliding in behind team-mate Gabriel Jesus to poke Brazil in front.

Sports Social Reactions: LeBron James joins the Los Angeles Lakers
Author: 0 Social Reactions: LeBron James joins the Los Angeles Lakers

LeBron is considered by many to be the greatest National Basketball Association player of all time, and his team was still swept in the first four games of the finals by the Golden State Warriors . The 33-year-old forward leaves the Cavaliers to join an iconic franchise that has won 16 National Basketball Association titles but is rebuilding after posting a losing record for five consecutive seasons.

Sports Rajon Rondo signs one-year, $9 million deal with Lakers
Author: 0 Rajon Rondo signs one-year, $9 million deal with Lakers

Wojnarowski also reports the recruiting efforts of fellow former Kentucky big man Anthony Davis helped close Randle's deal with New Orleans. Sources told ESPN that Randle requested that the Lakers renounce him, sparing him what he believed would be a reduced role in a return to the team.

Sports LeBron James Confirms He's Joining The Lakers
Author: 0 LeBron James Confirms He's Joining The Lakers

No matter what the record books and some people down south might say, the Warriors were Lakers were absolutely, positively rivals before Sunday's news broke. On a personal level, James is also keen to develop his business portfolio by establishing a base in Los Angeles and find the best place possible to continue raising his family.

Sports Brazil 0-0 Mexico
Author: 0 Brazil 0-0 Mexico

In their four previous World Cup matches with Mexico , Brazil have never conceded a goal against El Tri , outscoring them 11-0 in those encounters. Brazil are in for a tough battle against Mexico , with the victor of their last-16 tie set to play either Belgium or Japan. Opponents Mexico make two changes from the 0-3 loss to Sweden, with Hugo Ayala replacing the suspended Hector Moreno in central defence and captain Rafael Marquez also coming into the side.

Sports Defending champion Germany eliminated from World Cup
Author: 0 Defending champion Germany eliminated from World Cup

South Korea will be relying on Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-min if they are to make it to the next round. Sweden coach Janne Andersson spoke of his vast pride after his side topped the group with second-half goals against Mexico from Ludwig Augustinsson, Andreas Granqvist and an own goal from Edson Alvarez to move into a last-16 meeting with Switzerland .

Sports LeBron opts out of Cleveland deal, becomes free agent
Author: 0 LeBron opts out of Cleveland deal, becomes free agent

The Lakers want LeBron James in free agency, and pairing Leonard with him would be ideal. But there will always be a portion of Cleveland fans disappointed that James left again and that he wouldn't give the Cavs a longer commitment. James' decision to swap the Cleveland Cavaliers for the LA Lakers was revealed in the early hours of Monday morning United Kingdom time. He played only nine games this year because of a leg injury.

Sports Real Madrid next? Courtois drops big Chelsea split hint
Author: 0 Real Madrid next? Courtois drops big Chelsea split hint

Asensio is now at the World Cup in Russian Federation, where Spain play the hosts in a last-16 tie on Sunday. Alisson , who joined Roma from Internacional in 2016, has also been linked with Liverpool. What also hands Chelsea an advantage over Liverpool and other suitors is the fact that they are prepared to shell out Roma's €70 million asking price.

Sports Paul George commits to re-sign with Oklahoma City Thunder
Author: 0 Paul George commits to re-sign with Oklahoma City Thunder

Over the last week the Thunder have spent almost $200 million on Carmelo Anthony (not their choice), PG13 (four-year $137 million "max deal") and Grant who received a three-year $27 million contract with a player-option in the final year of the contract, per National Basketball Association guru Adrian Wojarowski.

Sports Oregon State Beavers Claims 3rd College World Series Title
Author: 0 Oregon State Beavers Claims 3rd College World Series Title

But the ball somehow drops between three Arkansas defenders in foul territory. It was the moment that Kevin Abel , and the rest of the Beavers, had been envisioning since they bounced their way to the locker room one day earlier. Check out the links below, and of course, we'll start with what BeaversEdge.com posted! The Beavers have been the hottest hitting team throughout the CWS but struggled to convert chances in the finals until they caught their huge break in the ninth inning.

Sports Zlatan Ibrahimovic welcomes LeBron James to Los Angeles
Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic welcomes LeBron James to Los Angeles

He played in all 82 regular-season games and then somehow carried a team that underwent several transformations to a fourth straight conference title and matchup against the Warriors. It was not immediately clear if the contract included any option years. With the announcement of LeBron James' decision to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers and head for Los Angeles with a four-year, $154 million contract in tow, the betting lines have changed seismically in Las Vegas.

Sports Chris Paul Signs Four-Year $160 Max Deal With Houston Rockets
Author: 0 Chris Paul Signs Four-Year $160 Max Deal With Houston Rockets

Paul of course injured his hamstring in the final minute of game five of the western conference finals against the eventual champion Golden State Warriors . The Mavericks are a solid fit for Capela, but DeAndre Jordan has already verbally committed to the Mavs. It might be in Houston's best interest to not match if Capela signs a max offer sheet.

Sports Toto Wolff admits suffering after double Mercedes retirement at Austrian GP
Author: 0 Toto Wolff admits suffering after double Mercedes retirement at Austrian GP

It's also the very first win for the team at the Red Bull Ring and Verstappen's fourth win of his career. Mercedes had brought their new, upgraded engine to France, one race later than Ferrari had introduced their power unit in Canada. The German, whose team did not invoke orders for Raikkonen to cede position as might have been expected, clawed back the overall lead by a single point from Mercedes rival Hamilton.

Sports Germans thank Russian hospitality after World Cup exit
Author: 0 Germans thank Russian hospitality after World Cup exit

Germany will play South Korea in their last group match on Wednesday while Mexico takes on Sweden . Kim Young-gwon scored the first goal in the third minute of injury time. Then, in stoppage time, South Korea scores. Soon after, Son connected with a cross from Lee Yong, but his powerful strike from inside the box went wide.

Sports NBA Players Erupt After LeBron James Announces Decision to Join Lakers
Author: 0 NBA Players Erupt After LeBron James Announces Decision to Join Lakers

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. On top of that, L.A. has become base for the entire James family in recent years. James' move to the Western Conference will end his dominance of the Eastern Conference: Whether Miami or Cleveland , James' teams have represented the East in the NBA Finals for eight consecutive ...