by | July 16, 2018 | 04:22

The 32-year-old Modric was a child when his grandfather was killed and his family forced from its home. Luka Modric has explained how much Sunday's World Cup final means to him, stating that he would trade in his four Champions League titles to win the crown.

by | July 16, 2018 | 03:12

For Kerber it is a second opportunity to win Wimbledon in a final after she reached the showpiece match in 2016. Perhaps, though, the new mother will get down to business as usual, just as she has in her six matches so far. The victor will face two-time Grand Slam champion Angelique Kerber in the final. Prediction: " Serena Williams wins 2-1". It is the first time in the Open era, which began in 1968, that two German women have reached the Wimbledon semi-finals in the same year.

by | July 16, 2018 | 03:49

This doesn't change the Bulls' plan to sign the former Simeon High star and No. 2 pick in the 2014 draft. Parker, 23, has suffered two different ACL tears in his left knee during his career and, as a result, hasn't exactly been a ideal fit in Milwaukee during the first four years of his National Basketball Association career.

by | July 16, 2018 | 02:43

A press conference is scheduled for 11 am Sunday in St. Louis. "I would like to thank Mike for his exceptional commitment and devotion to the Cardinals organization, including many fond memories of our years working together". Louis Cardinals have more fundamental questions to ask themselves or this midnight upheaval will be just the first of many. Ozuna has failed to live up to lofty expectations, entering Saturday night's game hitting.270 and with 10 home runs.

by | July 16, 2018 | 02:12

That was the highest percentage among any qualifying team in this year's World Cup. Mbappe had just shown his electrifying speed in the 52nd minute when play was held up by four protesters who ran onto the field in the second half. The 49-year-old coach, who also led France to the Euro 2016 final only to lose in Paris to Portugal, said that defeat may have been key to winning the World Cup.

by | July 16, 2018 | 02:37

Kevin Mirallas led the way with five goals, with four apiece for Cenk Tosun and Oumar Niasse and a hat-trick from Ademola Lookman in a game which descended into farce. At 19-0, here's how their 'keeper tried to stop Nikola Vlasic as he found himself with acres of space inside the box. Everton surely wouldn't have learned anything from today's match.

by | July 15, 2018 | 04:15

In what was described as a " sensationally high-quality match ", Djokovic edged past Nadal after an intense five-hour, 14-minute match that took place over a two-day period due to Wimbledon curfews. "I think it's long overdue", Isner said. At least Isner left with a record 214 aces for the tournament, breaking Goran Ivansevic's mark of 213 from his wild-card title run in 2001.

by | July 15, 2018 | 04:10

According to Mundo Deportivo , Raiola visited Barcelona's training ground this week. According to Mundo Deportivo , Pogba's agent Raiola was present at Barcelona's training ground earlier this week, and the idea of the France worldwide moving to Camp Nou was raised.

by | July 15, 2018 | 05:15

The father-to-be is Upton's husband Justin Verlander , a pitcher for the Houston Astros , who shared the news in an adorable Instagram of his own shortly after Upton's post. Kate is reportedly in Florida for what is known as Miami Swim Week, a place where she's been known to show off her bikini body and represent SI over the years.

by | July 15, 2018 | 03:04

That's history now. And for the first time there has been no red card for violent play, largely because players know that there are cameras in place to catch everything they do, ' he added. We are focusing on football and celebrating football. We have been acting against discrimination with a new way of operating with FARE and others. To have the dialogue.

by | July 15, 2018 | 02:23

The Italian had already publicly criticised the club's transfer policy and warned, from as far back as August a year ago, that his squad was not strong enough. "We won our sixth league title and eighth FA Cup". Chelsea missed out on the Champions League last season last season, having finished fifth in the league, and as such face a battle to keep key figures, with Eden Hazard linked as a potential replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid.

by | July 15, 2018 | 03:29

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic's semifinal Wimbledon match was cut off immediately after the third set because of a stadium curfew. But after each man had won 24 games in the first set, Anderson finally broke through and took the match, employing one of the most impressive shots of the tournament thus far to do it.

by | July 15, 2018 | 01:20

Emery used almost all of his available players for this annual fixture, with his predecessor Arsene Wenger having mainly fielded under-23 players in recent years. Nelson got a fourth for Arsenal in the first half after Hector Bellerin played in Alexandre Lacazette and his clip into the box was volleyed in. "And when the other players arrive, I think the main blocks are prepared for the start".

by | July 15, 2018 | 01:35

The team only scored 35 goals with 15 of them being scored by or assisted by Shaqiri. Shaqiri, who was born in Kosovo but moved to Switzerland as a child, has just returned from the World Cup in Russian Federation where his country were eliminated in the last 16 by Sweden.

by | July 15, 2018 | 02:54

Kerber entered the final leading all the players in the ladies' main draw with her percentage of returns in (88 per cent) and managed to clinch 61% of second serve return points, a far superior rate to Williams' 51%. "For all the moms out there, I was playing for you today". He'll have THREE match points. Kerber, the 11th seed, proved to be more precise with her shots, helping her to make a crucial break in the middle of the second set.

by | July 15, 2018 | 01:39

I'm very proud of my team and myself. After a somewhat inauspicious start to the season with his new UAE Emirates team, Martin showed a timely return to form last month when he won a stage and finished fourth overall at the week-long Criterium du Dauphine, the final pre-Tour tune-up for most of the pre-race favourites.

by | July 15, 2018 | 02:45

Joining Altuve are third baseman Alex Bregman, outfielder George Springer, and pitchers Gerrit Cole and Justin Verlander. The game will be played July 17 at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. With that being said, here is your 2018 American League All-Star team. This is second All-Star Game but his first as a starter. Some of the pitchers will include Aaron Nola, Mike Foltynewicz, Jacob deGrom, Mike Mikolas, Josh Hader and Patrick Corbin .

by | July 15, 2018 | 02:40

Earlier this week the news was Philadelphia was moving on from Machado, but today's news suggests the Orioles aren't getting the type of offers for their superstar they originally hoped for. While that doesn't mean that a deal for Manny Machado is on the horizon, it does show that their increased interest could put them on par with the Dodgers and Yankees who have made the strongest pursuit thus far.

by | July 15, 2018 | 01:37

ILovren also provided an opinion that a lot more people can get onboard with, saying that teammate Luka Modric deserves to win the Ballon d'Or if Croatia beat France on Sunday. It's been 20 years since Croatia not only burst onto the FIFA World Cup scene, but also since they advanced beyond the group stages. "People will never forget us", he added.

by | July 15, 2018 | 01:11

They included Modric's 2008 sale to Tottenham and Lovren's 2010 move to Lyon. "There's a lot talked about [in terms of] relationships between our two countries", the England boss said. "Tomorrow is the final". In a region still scarred by the conflicts of the 1990s in which 130,000 people died, many people find it hard to throw their support behind Croatia despite a common language and culture.

by | July 15, 2018 | 01:50

Belgium have been one of the strongest sides at FIFA World Cup 2018 . "It's not the game we wanted to be in, as a team ". Kyle Walker , Jordan Henderson and Kieran Trippier have all been ruled out, while Kane is likely to make way for Jamie Vardy, who has only seen 157 minutes of World Cup action.

by | July 15, 2018 | 00:56

If he signs, the Bulls would add him to a young core that includes Lauri Markkanen , Wendell Carter Jr ., Kris Dunn , and Zach LaVine , who just agreed to a four-year, $80 million deal with Chicago this offseason. The Bulls receive a young player with a mountain of upside while Parker is getting a chance to prove that he can stay healthy for a full season. Bartelstein praised the Bucks for "working side-by-side with us".

by | July 14, 2018 | 04:29

Conte delivered trophies in his two years at Chelsea but also brought controversy. The former Napoli coach signed the deal to take over from Antonio Conte following a two-and-a-half hour meeting with Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia at Stamford Bridge on Friday night.

by | July 14, 2018 | 04:10

England arrived at this World Cup with the least experienced squad in terms of caps, but Southgate said the agony of losing was just as strong despite surpassing limited expectations. The FA must be delighted with this World Cup performance by the Three Lions as a third or fourth place finish sees them scoop a whopping $24m which is a $2m increase on the 2014 prize money.

by | July 14, 2018 | 03:33

Anderson would create that turning moment when he resorted to using his non-dominant hand to win a point after tumbling to the grass. It took the American 11 hours and five minutes to beat France's Nicolas Mahut at Wimbledon in 2010. Not much difference between them. "With Anderson standing 6'8" and Isner two inches taller still, both men are capable of hammering down aces at will and have done so throughout the Championships.

by | July 14, 2018 | 03:40

Former banker Sarri, 59, will be Chelsea's ninth full-time manager since Roman Abramovich bought the club in 2003. "Sarri is close to being new Chelsea manager". Antonio Conte has been sacked by Chelsea . Great man, Great manager. Napoli president Aurelio de De Laurentiis has confirmed that Jorginho is heading to Chelsea FC after the Blues offer the club and player a better financial package than Manchester City.

by | July 14, 2018 | 04:04

Stoke City are facing a potential financial setback if they pursue their current course in the negotiations with Liverpool for Xherdan Shaqiri . He admitted that he would like to leave following last season's relegation. "With talks set to be had, and floods of bets on him making the switch, we've suspended the betting and believe it's a matter of time until he's announced as a Liverpool player".

by | July 14, 2018 | 03:25

Last July, Thomas famously told CSN New England that he expected the Celtics to "bring the Brinks truck out." In 2016-17, Thomas was the driving force behind the Celtics' run to the Eastern Conference Finals while earning All-NBA Second Team honors along the way.

by | July 14, 2018 | 02:50

The goalkeeper's latest gaffe came on his second appearance since being at fault for his side's infamous Champions League final defeat last season. They have wrapped up Brazilian midfield general Fabinho from AS Monaco days after their Champions League final heartbreak against Real Madrid and have also welcomed RB Leipzig's Naby Keita who agreed a long-term deal last summer.

by | July 14, 2018 | 03:06

Courtois claimed he would have rather have lost to Brazil in the quarter-final, as they played good football, rather than go out to a team like France . "It's not done yet. The semi-final was one game", he added, with Les Bleus to face Croatia in Sunday's final after Mario Mandzukic's extra-time goal secured a 2-1 victory over England on Wednesday.

by | July 14, 2018 | 02:00

Novak Djokovic is feeling more optimistic after continuing his fine run at Wimbledon by reaching the quarter-finals. "The opponent that is coming one of the toughest". "It doesn't get any bigger than Wimbledon , so hopefully I can keep on going". I get the warning, he doesn't, so it's not fair. Being made to play his fourth round and quarter-final matches on successive days cost Djokovic dear last July as he not only ended up retiring hurt from in his last-eight contest but also had to ...

by | July 14, 2018 | 01:19

Hazard will not have returned from his break after the World Cup by then, but Chelsea will seek talks with the Belgian's representatives over his future. "Great man, Great manager". Juventus' recent dominance of the Italian top flight was nearly ended by Sarri's swashbuckling Napoli side last season.

by | July 14, 2018 | 02:48

Bertens now faces No. 13 Julia Goerges , who beat Donna Vekic 6-3, 6-2. Giorgi enjoyed a confident start, outhitting Serena by eight winners to six as she won the first set and opened up a 0-30 lead in the second game of the second stanza.

by | July 14, 2018 | 01:00

Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova talks with an official during the fourth-round match against Taiwan's Su-Wei Hsieh at Wimbledon in London July 9, 2018. Kasatkina was not done, though. Kasatkina was unable to force a third set, though, drilling a forehand into the base of the net at full stretch to end her best run at Wimbledon .

by | July 14, 2018 | 00:53

Van Avermaet actually extended his lead in the overall standings over Geraint Thomas to six seconds when he raced ahead of the pack to win a three-second bonus sprint. Van Avermaet, wearing the yellow jersey, then pulled to the front in a bid for the stage win as the finish line approached but peaked too early. "I'm fine with the penalty but they have to impose it for everyone if they do the same thing as me", the 2017 Giro d'Italia champion said.