by | June 27, 2018 | 03:19

Mark and Kym Hilinski told NBC's Today that an autopsy had found their son was suffering from stage one CTE . "It was a shock to get those results and to find out that he had it, and to realize that the sport he loved may have contributed to that diagnosis", Kym Hilinski said.

by | June 27, 2018 | 01:31

Croatia emerged from their third match at Russian Federation 2018 with their 100% record intact, as two second half goals canceled out an Icelandic penalty sends them into the knockout stages as Group D winners. And they found a way through when Lovren moved his arm towards Bjarnason's cross, and Sigurdsson showed his bravery by planting his penalty in the same direction as the one he missed against Nigeria - albeit inside the goal posts this time .

by | June 27, 2018 | 01:57

The 2018 FIFA World Cup kicked off on June 14 and will continue until July 15, with the matches being played in 11 cities across Russian Federation. While Tunisia are no worldwide football powerhouse, they nevertheless managed to find their way into the Belgian box often enough in the first half and even briefly cut the deficit to make it 2-1.

by | June 26, 2018 | 10:15

From Group A, Uruguay secured their passage to the knockouts with a 3-0 win over hosts Russian Federation, extending their winning streak to three and still keeping their clean sheet intact. "It's going to be a hard one to stop Ronaldo and Portugal there's no doubt about it", said Caldwell. Right, so just.hang tight here. The referee also consulted VAR before deciding not to send Ronaldo off after he raised an arm to Morteza Pouraliganji in the centre of the field while chasing a ...

by | June 26, 2018 | 11:18

Uruguay's Edinson Cavani, centre, celebrates notching the third goal with teammate Diego Godin. "We must continue to make history". They will now play in Sochi against the runners-up of Group B in the last 16. Our medical team will also advise us. Saudi Arabia vs Egypt - Despite missing a penalty, Saudi Arabia came back from a goal down to salvage some pride and consign Egypt to the bottom of Group A.

by | June 26, 2018 | 11:08

This was quite much an expected move that will allow Jokic to sign a five-year $146.5M max contract with the Nuggets. Both sides are intent on working together toward the new deal, which should be completed as soon as July 1, league sources said.

by | June 26, 2018 | 09:35

It is only too tempting for Sweden fans to wonder what might have been had the former PSG player been in the side for Saturday's match against Germany , which ended in a painful last-gasp defeat. "They have very fast and alert forwards, they are probably the opposite of Sweden, who have a strong and physical presence, whereas South Korea play with small, speedy and alert players", said Werner.

by | June 26, 2018 | 09:57

James Doyle, notching his second group stakes win of the week, rode the victor for trainer Mark Johnston and owner Saif Ali. I definitely was very nervous today as I know she is a great filly. Ciara knocked it out of the park again in the style front on the third day of the Royal Ascot in England on Thursday. Speaking of parties, we caught up with OG party girl Paris Hilton at the launch for her collaboration with Boohoo.

by | June 26, 2018 | 09:53

The Yeni Malatyaspor striker raced clear and slid the ball through the legs of David De Gea to hand Morocco the lead after 14 minutes. Many rejoiced in what they saw as a large slice of footballing karma for Ramos. A heart-pumping game that could have been a disaster for Spain . De Gea was criticised after his blunder gave Ronaldo one of his three goals in in Spain's draw with Portugal.

by | June 26, 2018 | 08:59

New Zealand has already secured the three-test series - unconvincingly - after winning the first test 52-11 and the second 26-13. Damian Mckenzie, the All Blacks halfback scored twice and winger Rieko Loane's hat trick saw the All Black's depth as they accomplished a 49-14 triumph over France in Dunedin that gave them a 3-0 series sweep.

by | June 26, 2018 | 08:17

First he had a penalty saved by Ali Beiranvand and was later saved by a review as Iran's players called for him to be sent off following an incident with Morteza Pouraliganji . Late drama in the other Group B match saw Iran equalise against Portugal , which saw Spain through as group winners to face Russian Federation in Moscow in Sunday afternoon's last-16 clash.

by | June 26, 2018 | 08:09

The Barca skipper has come under fire in Russian Federation, where the Jorge Sampaoli coached outfit is in danger of making a group-stage exit after drawing 1-1 with Iceland and losing 3-0 to Croatia . In football, there is no mercy, no pity. Croatia will want to win the group to avoid France in the next round, the likely winners of group C. "That will be our main goal , to make it Messi's last World Cup game", Nigeria defender Bryan Idowu said .

by | June 26, 2018 | 08:23

The Western Australian reports Belconnen United was playing Canberra FC in Canberra when the unlikely visitor bounded over fences and on to the field of play. It hung around for the next half hour or so, delaying the second half for about 20 minutes and continuing to interrupt play once it started. After chasing the kangaroo on foot and gently rolling footballs towards it, ground staff slowly drove towards the creature in a van.

by | June 26, 2018 | 09:16

He led the Rockets to a franchise-record 65 victories, which was also good for the top mark in the National Basketball Association. Davis didn't receive any first-place votes, but he got seven second-place votes and 70 third-place votes. The Pelicans ended the year with a 48-34 record and swept the Portland Trail Blazers to advance to the Western Conference semifinals before falling to the Golden State Warriors, who went on to win their second consecutive National Basketball Association title.

by | June 25, 2018 | 13:22

Let's break it all down heading into the third round of games... Advances with a win or tie against Morocco . 'They lost their first match in the last minute with an own goal and had an excellent game against Portugal - we are talking about a tough nut to crack.

by | June 25, 2018 | 13:01

Mourinho has always denied any issue with Pogba, but the 25-year-old revealed he and his coach did disagree at points last season. "It was a better season that the previous one", Pogba said. France are still one of the favourites to win the tournament despite their underwhelming performances, and Pogba is hoping for a special summer. "I'm really enjoying myself, I'm going to forget the critics, do my talking on the pitch as it's the only answer".

by | June 25, 2018 | 13:03

Bryson DeChambeau, Paul Casey and Russell Henley were two strokes back going into the weekend. Just one week after a very interesting week at Shinnecock Hills, many top players will be teeing it up at the Travelers Championship in Hartford.

by | June 25, 2018 | 13:00

Vettel was hit with a five-second penalty, but it had little effect on his comeback drive from 17th to fifth. The increasingly-impressive Charles Leclerc propelled his Sauber into the top 10 with eighth - the team's best result in four years - to send talk of a 2019 promotion to Ferrari at the expense of Kimi Raikkonen into overdrive.

by | June 25, 2018 | 14:13

In the matches with India I've been told to make some excuse and opt out of the game for which I'd be paid but I have told those people that I am committed to Pakistan and to not approach me ever with such offers", he continued. This is critical to our efforts to gather information on potential "fixers" and to disrupt and prevent their efforts to corrupt the game. Meanwhile, the worldwide cricket council has launched an investigation into the matter and has expressed desire to speak to Umar ...

by | June 25, 2018 | 12:28

Argentina face Nigeria but a win wont guarantee them passage to the next round, and will reliant on the result of Croatia and Iceland. "The team is lost", former Argentina global Simeone can be heard saying. His 85th strike for Portugal makes him the highest-scoring European player in worldwide football history, overtaking Hungary's Ferenc Puskas. So far in Russia, Messi has been held scoreless.

by | June 25, 2018 | 13:23

CNN first reported on Sunday that the Liverpool forward, who was forced to miss the opening game defeat against Uruguay in Yekaterinburg as a result of the shoulder injury suffered during the Champions League final defeat against Real Madrid last month, has been pictured alongside Ramzan Kadyrov , the leader of the Chechen Republic, since arriving at Egypt's base in Grozny.

by | June 25, 2018 | 13:04

It's not the first time the two state sides have come up against each other - they've actually been battling it out since 1999 in Interstate Challenges - but it's the first time the game's been deemed a State of Origin match-up. "I'm a Blues player and that's straight down the line". He was inspirational and a real leader, especially defensively amongst our side. "This is my job (captain of NSW ) and if that's how it's going to be I'm so proud and happy with how it turned out", she ...

by | June 25, 2018 | 12:16

The 27-year-old, who also executed a brilliant run-out and stumping on Sunday as Australia succumbed largely to Moeen Ali's four wickets, was also voted player of the series, having compiled 275 runs from the five matches at an average of 137.5.

by | June 25, 2018 | 12:06

A handful of teams have already booked their spot in the knockout stage. The Argentines would survive with a win and an Iceland loss or draw. Morocco can consider themselves unlucky to have already been knocked out. Only Iker Casillas (17) and Andoni Zubizarreta (16) have made more for Spain . If they stay on the same number of points, goals scored and goals conceded, it will come down to Fair Play points.

by | June 25, 2018 | 11:31

She opened her tournament with an impressive 6-2 6-3 win over the third seed Karolina Pliskova , before dropping her only set of the tournament in a 3-6 6-2 6-1 comeback win over Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic. "Amazing statistics this week!", said a glowing Kvitova. "So you think how to get it a little bit different, which I did after a few games". She's really incredible girl.

by | June 25, 2018 | 11:26

There will be a weight of expectation on his shoulders when Colombia face Senegal in their final group game on Thursday. Poland started strongly, asking questions of the Colombian defence in the first ten minutes. Let's be frank, it's not like we lost by a whisker. Not coincidentally, James was back in the starting XI and looked remarkably sharp, given that Colombian media reports suggested it was somewhat of a risk to play him.

by | June 25, 2018 | 10:32

Now Japan turn their attention to Poland in Volgograd on Thursday. "We pressured them well at the start and they made some errors, which we exploited". Yuto Nagatomo left a pass over the top for Takashi Inui, who beat goalkeeper Khadim N'Diaye at the right post. Japan started off their World Cup campaign with a 2-1 victory over a 10 man Colombian side who played nearly the entire 90 minutes with 10 men after Carlos Sanchez received the marching orders in the 3rd minute of the match.

by | June 24, 2018 | 13:29

Even if James is intrigued by the possibility of playing with Sexton, Cleveland knew giving LeBron his way in the draft would not be almost enough in and of itself to convince him to stay. "First and foremost, we want to compete at the highest level, and winning championships is still our goal and will always be our goal", maintained Altman.

by | June 24, 2018 | 14:24

Lukaku has announced his arrival at the competition by firing in four goals in Belgium's first two games against Panama and Tunisia, meaning he leads the scoring charts with a certain Cristiano Ronaldo . What was one of the most anticipated group stage games of the tournament on paper could now take on an entirely different look. "We'll make decisions based on that but there will be major changes against England ", Martinez said.

by | June 24, 2018 | 11:55

In her pre-tournament press conference, Kvitova talked about the difference in approach, from having won in just her second tournament back since the knife attack at the end of 2016 that nearly ended her career, and now. Muguruza started the match with an opening hold of some confidence, but the set took a downward turn for her very quickly as she tried to tackle the gusts of wind and tried to deal with the difference in spins and pace coming from the Strycova racquet.

by | June 24, 2018 | 11:53

The Mavericks are leaning toward holding No. 3 overall pick Luka Doncic out of the Las Vegas Summer League, team sources told ESPN , as the franchise is prioritizing rest for their prized rookie on the heels of the 19-year-old's long season with Real Madrid .

by | June 24, 2018 | 11:13

And Henderson stressed: "The Champions League Final in Kiev was a hard night but football moves quickly". England have been backed to beat Panama on Sunday - by a colony of World Cup-predicting ants. That was a good decision. "That's fairly typical for most of the teams". "The pic of the England team was taken in an OPEN training session in which photographers and cameramen are invited to take pictures".

by | June 24, 2018 | 11:15

Accordingly, the internet blew up. Also selected in the bottom third of the first round were: Boise State forward Chandler Hutchison (22nd by Chicago), University of California Los Angeles point guard Aaron Holiday (23rd by the Indiana Pacers), IMG Academy point guard Anfernee Simons (24th by the Portland Trail Blazers), Michigan centre Moritz Wagner (25th by the Los Angeles Lakers), Wichita State guard Landry Shamet (26th by Philadelphia), and Bosnia & Herzegovina forward Dzanan Musa (29th ...

by | June 24, 2018 | 09:44

The Germans felt disaster coming when Ola Toinoven scored the first goal in the 32nd minute, giving the Swedes a 1-0 lead by half time. The late minute drama that fetched defending champions and favourites Germany a win against Sweden in FIFA World Cup 2018 group stage invoked a lot of responses on social media.

by | June 24, 2018 | 10:45

A win gave Mexico six points in Group F - and it's looking likely that Mexico can emerge as the victor of the group and avoid a Round of 16 showdown with Brazil. Oddsmakers favor Mexico , most likely due to its stirring performance last Sunday in its upset win over Germany and overall World Cup pedigree - nine wins, seven draws and just two losses in its last 18 World Cup group-stage games.