by | June 21, 2018 | 07:07

Spain was lucky not to concede toward the end as Mehdi Taremi connected with a cross from Ansarifard, but his header from close range went over the crossbar. "We were not lying yesterday when we said in the press conference Iran is a tough team", said Spain coach Fernando Hierro , who replaced the sacked Julen Lopetegui only two days before their opening match against Portugal.

by | June 21, 2018 | 06:33

Per the report, Kawhi wants to end up in his native Los Angeles - preferably with the Lakers . Leonard played in only nine games for the Spurs last season, largely because of a enigmatic quadriceps injury. Boston has young players like Jaylen Brown , Semi Ojeleye, and Terry Rozier they could trade. While this is certainly shocking news, it seemed like the tension behind the scenes between Leonard and the Spurs was building towards this moment despite the fact that Leonard would have been ...

by | June 21, 2018 | 05:34

It's also noted Japan supporters carried out a similar job following their participation in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Fans of the Lions of Teranga were also seen partying wildly in the terraces after their team sprung a surprise on the Poles and ran out 2-1 winners.

by | June 21, 2018 | 02:32

The NBA Draft isn't too far away now, in fact, it takes place on June 21 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Still though, Doncic is the youngest Euroleague MVP in the league's history, and he also piloted his team to a Finals victory as a 19-year-old.

by | June 21, 2018 | 02:31

Leonard did not want the meeting and has been making himself hard to reach for the Spurs on objective, according to ESPN's report . He believes the team mishandled his quadriceps injury and is still upset with public comments Tony Parker and Popovich made that he felt weren't supportive of him, league sources said.

by | June 21, 2018 | 02:00

Costa, who scored twice for Spain during their 3-3 draw against Portugal on Friday, added his third goal of the tournament when Ramin Rezaeian's clearance cannoned off the Atletico Madrid striker's shin and into the net. But with three points, Iran has still a chance to qualify for the knockout stage. "I know Diego is really committed, he has scored three goals in three matches".

by | June 21, 2018 | 01:04

However, if Uruguay are going to make a deep run in the tournament, they need Suarez and Edinson Cavani to score goals. We had a lot of possession and stood well on defence. They were actually close to taking the lead in the 21st but Fahad Al Muwallad's shot from a tight angle went wide right. Saudi Arabia gave a far better performance than they produced in their 5-0 loss to the hosts but a poor mistake from replacement goalkeeper Mohammed Al Owais handed the South Americans the victor ...

by | June 21, 2018 | 00:54

Howard makes $23.8 million next season on an expiring contract. While the lesser details (ahem, players) have changed, there are some constants: It's another offseason of Dwight Howard changing National Basketball Association teams, and the second consecutive summer he's been traded on June 20, for just a fraction of his value as a player.

by | June 21, 2018 | 00:38

A number of clips capturing the post-match clean-up, after the majority of fans had left the stadium, were posted and shared on social media, earning the Japanese supporters widespread praise and high fives from the few remaining Colombia supporters, sporting the nation's striking yellow colours.

by | June 21, 2018 | 00:25

With time running out, Portugal defender Pepe staged a particularly egregious flop following a tap on the back from Morocco's Medhi Benatia . Portugal is in Group D of this year's tournament alongside Spain, Morocco and Iran. "We can not underestimate them and must have respect for any opponent". Sporting Lisbon winger Bruno Fernandes underwhelmed on his World Cup debut against Spain and may be replaced by Gelson Martins or Joao Mario .

by | June 21, 2018 | 00:15

With a putting performance and calm demeanor reminiscent of Retief Goosen when he won the previous U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills , in 2004, the 28-year-old Koepka began the back nine with three pivotal putts - one for birdie, one for bogey, one for par .

by | June 21, 2018 | 00:18

John Bodenhamer of the US Golf Association said Mickelson was penalized two strokes for violating rule 14-5 by "making a stroke at a moving ball". Despite Mickelson's explanation, Johnston's first impression was that frustration got the better of him.

by | June 20, 2018 | 14:32

Brazil's squad will be considered failures should they not claim their sixth World Cup title in Russian Federation, according to the legendary Rivaldo. The team could only manage a point against Switzerland and have Serbia and Costa Rica to face next in their World Cup group stage matches. His return was a huge boost for the five-time world champions coming into the tournament, even if his performance on Sunday suggested that he is still some way short of his best form.

by | June 20, 2018 | 14:28

Willemse's attorneys made it clear that "he persists with his view that racism was the cause of the incident and the narrative perpetuated by SuperSport that there was no racism reinforces his view and infringed his human rights and dignity" .

by | June 20, 2018 | 13:58

The opening goal, scored two minutes into the second half, came when Golovin scuffed a long-distance shot - or was it a cross? - into the penalty area and Ahmed Fathi, under pressure from striker Artem Dzyuba , inadvertently diverted the ball into the corner of his own goal.

by | June 20, 2018 | 13:54

The only store I saw celebrating the World Cup (which a picture of Harry Kane on their shop window) is the official shop for Norwich's F.C. which hardly counts. "Maybe I'll be sitting here in four weeks with the big gold one", he quipped back. "We've always said that we need to keep going no matter what happens".

by | June 20, 2018 | 13:46

Spain and Portugal played an all-time World Cup classic when the two sides faced off last week in a Group B clash at the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russian Federation, with the match ending at 3-3 at the end of the 90 minutes. He was suspended for four months after a group match in 2014 for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini. Several of Ramos' Spain teammates, including Cesar Azpilicueta and David De Gea, saw the incident and laughed.

by | June 20, 2018 | 12:40

James has until June 29 to exercise his $35.6 million contract option for next season or decline it and become an unrestricted free agent, officially making him the planet's best and most coveted player. His mentality now is probably: I want to get four before Steph (Curry) does. Former Los Angeles Lakers center Shaquille O'Neal speaks during a National Basketball Association game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Staples Center.

by | June 20, 2018 | 12:28

Asked by one someone off-camera if he was scared, Bahbir replied "No, no. Well, of course we were scared a bit, but thank God". Having come into the game with no wins in seven matches, Russian Federation will now face Egypt on Tuesday and Uruguay next Monday, without undue worries about goal difference.

by | June 20, 2018 | 11:48

Senegal first found the back of the net in the 37th minute, when Idrissa Gueye's strike deflected off of Poland defender Thiago Cionek and past goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny . Senegal represent the whole continent. But they played with great ambition and goal and showed enough to suggest they could well qualify from what is regarded as a very open group.