by | July 02, 2018 | 04:33

Pairing Kawhi Leonard up with either of them creates a good Clippers team in position for a long run. "If they are going to make a leverage trade... George is in a similar situation as James. After they did not make the trade, George was traded to the Thunder and one year later re-signed with them.

by | July 02, 2018 | 04:18

How can I have a missed test when it's nowhere near the time I should be there? The 36-year-old played her first Grand Slam for over a year at the French Open last month, reaching the fourth round before a shoulder injury forced her to quit ahead of her clash with Maria Sharapova .

by | July 02, 2018 | 04:28

The Aussie was not impressed. "I'm not that happy at all", he said after qualifying seventh while Verstappen managed P4. "But I guess by that point I didn't want to push the air again and Max didn't want to give me a tow, so from his point of view it was like "well, we never talked about it so I'm staying where I am" and I was like "this isn't fair, so someone do something".

by | July 02, 2018 | 04:37

The Toronto Raptors and Fred VanVleet have agreed to a two-year, $18 million deal, league sources told The Athletic. Contracts can not become official until July 6. He gets a big raise and can re-enter free agency two summers from now when much of the league (including the Raptors) should be flush with cap space, unlike the current situation.

by | July 02, 2018 | 04:48

Russian Federation equalized before halftime when Spanish defender Gerard Pique gave away a penalty via a handball in the box. "Whenever you are knocked out of a World Cup , it is very painful". Spain was more urgent in extra time after being too passive when it dominated the ball in the 90 minutes of regular time. The Kremlin said Putin was unable to attend the game but watched remotely - he has only attended the opening match so far - and Cherchesov said the president called before ...

by | July 02, 2018 | 02:58

The Denver Nuggets and Nikola Jokic have agreed on a five-year $148 million deal to stay with the team, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . Barton rejected a four-year, $42 million extension offer with the Nuggets before last season and banked on his own performance.

by | July 02, 2018 | 04:24

One of the biggest names on the market in 2018 National Basketball Association free agency is Paul George , who is coming off a disappointing end to his first, and perhaps lone, season playing for the Oklahoma City Thunder. All other teams can offer a max deal of four years and $152 million. The Cavs, on the other hand, have been mostly operating in the dark. The fan had supposedly followed the formers Cavs star from the airport to get the footage, which literally just shows two black SUV's ...

by | July 02, 2018 | 04:12

He signalled to Nahitan Nandez not to give him the ball back, gesturing that he was exhausted, but as his marker then took a mental break of his own, Suarez had him fooled, sprinting 40 yards down the flank to show for the return pass. Subs: Sanchez 5, Rodriguez 5, Stuani 5. Subs: Fernandes 5, Quaresma 6, A Silva 5. Two Edinson Cavani goals either side of Pepe's equaliser in Sochi ensured the South Americans booked a quarterfinal against France, and Real Madrid forward Ronaldo ...

by | July 02, 2018 | 03:21

Smith was captain of Australia across all three formats of the global game, something which may not happen again. He was eventually brought undone by Aussie leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed after dancing down the pitch to a leg-break that spun past the bat and had him stumped for 61, the Nationals still 77 runs short with 27 balls remaining.

by | July 02, 2018 | 02:57

Rising star Aleksandr Golovin and his Russian teammates face Spain at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, with a place in the quarterfinals on the line. Hosts Russia have reached the quarter finals of the 2018 World Cup after beating Spain 4-3 on penalties following a 1-1 draw at the Luzhniki Stadium.

by | July 02, 2018 | 03:35

His two goals within four minutes proved to be very important as they survived the Argentines' scare in the later minutes of the game. He also became the youngest player to score two goals at a World Cup since Michael Owen did so for England at France 1998.

by | July 02, 2018 | 03:21

The 76ers' contingent was to be led by their ownership group headed by Josh Harris and David Blitzer, a person with knowledge of the details told AP. Per the Times, the Mavericks did not want to surrender draft compensation in a trade, preferring to pursue Jordan via free agency. ESPN did not provide details of the contract extension.

by | July 02, 2018 | 03:39

Spain captain Ramos, who said it was " very hard" to take his country's "painful" World Cup exit , did not address his own future plans but said he was sure his national side would be back competing for trophies at the next global tournaments.

by | July 02, 2018 | 03:14

Neymar , the most mentioned player so far on Twitter , was followed by Argentina's Lionel Messi and Ronaldo. The backache that forced Real Madrid's left back Marcelo out of Brazil's 2-0 win over Serbia on Wednesday may have been caused by a hotel mattress, according to the team doctor.

by | July 02, 2018 | 01:44

In-form Croatia take on Denmark , who have looked lacklustre in the group stages, at Nizhny Novgorod Stadium on Sunday. Neither could force a victor during extra-time either, with Kasper Schmeichel saving a 116th-minute penalty from Modric, meaning spot-kicks were required.

by | July 01, 2018 | 06:30

The Serbian's stock sky-rocketed last season and Lazio plan on making the most of it. Manchester United want to make him another high-profile Italian export but if recent developments are to be believed then their task has just been made tougher.

by | July 01, 2018 | 08:02

USFA Management uploaded a picture of Martial at their offices earlier this week and wrote "the 2018-2019 season is getting ready", before posting a number of hashtags which included "manutd" followed by a question mark. "I think that when Manchester United , the most powerful club in the world, do not find an agreement after eight months of negotiations then they do not really want to keep such an important player in their squad".

by | July 01, 2018 | 07:17

A player of Durant's standing can dictate the terms of his contract and he wants a max offer from the Warriors - but on a one-plus-one deal, not a long-term contract, according to multiple reports. Last summer, shortly after signing with the Timberwolves, he praised the Golden State organization. Kerr is entering the final season of the five-year, $25 million deal that he signed in May of 2014.

by | July 01, 2018 | 06:18

Nowitzki, who has spent his entire career with the franchise, is expected to sign a new deal with the Mavericks later this summer. Jordan had until 11:59 p.m. After drafting exciting young point guard Dennis Smith Jr .in last year's draft, the Mavs added talented European sensation Luka Doncic last week.

by | July 01, 2018 | 05:30

We embrace expectations, but this team has created a high level because they did very well in the qualifications, but then you come to the World Cup - it's a new cycle and a new format. And while he benefitted from a good night's sleep against Serbia , there hasn't been much rest for the former Sao Paulo man who played through the club season's final match this term.

by | July 01, 2018 | 05:19

He's expected to make a decision before the Fourth of July holiday, ESPN reporter Brian Windhorst said in a recent podcast interview . Joe Vardon of Cleveland .com looked at the prospect of James again leaving the franchise where he's spent 11 of his 15 seasons in the National Basketball Association, writing that James "is said to be strongly considering the Los Angeles Lakers ".

by | July 01, 2018 | 05:25

Woods missed a 15-foot birdie putt at the fourth but landed his approach at the fifth 2 1/2 feet from the hole and tapped in for birdie to reach 5-under, then only three shots off the lead. Italy's Francesco Molinari and American Billy Horschel were on 132 with Zac Blair on 133 and a pack on 134 including Taiwan's C.T. Pan‚ Australian Marc Leishman and American Kevin Streelman‚ who shot a course-record 62.

by | July 01, 2018 | 06:00

South Korean players celebrate during their World Cup upset win over Germany in Kazan, Russia , in which they scored twice late to shock the defending champs. It was the first time Germany has been eliminated in the first round since 1938. During the game we were just concentrating on the game. South Korea national football team forward Son Heung-min speaks at a press conference at Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia , on June 26, 2018, one day ahead of the Group F match between South ...

by | July 01, 2018 | 04:19

The Los Angeles Lakers will receive serious consideration too, sources said. "When I first fell in love with the game and I'm outside playing in front of the house, I'm not picturing myself in an in jersey or picturing myself in a Thunder jersey", said George, who played his first seven seasons for the Pacers.

by | July 01, 2018 | 03:45

The 27-year-old striker is eyeing further success with Atletico in Europe and also wants to end France's 20-year wait for a World Cup title, before finishing his career in MLS. And the player was delighted with his performance. Mbappe, 19, became the first teenager to score a couple of times in a World Cup match since Pele hit a double in Brazil's final win against Sweden in 1958.

by | July 01, 2018 | 04:20

He was quite astonishingly voted " driver of the day" by F1 fans on Sunday, but Sebastian Vettel has been picked apart by Italian media for trashing his race at the first corner in France. Ferrari's podium hopes fell back to Raikkonen, who was boosted by Ricciardo suffering debris damage to his front wing, slowing the Red Bull Racing vehicle enough to enable the Finn to cruise past him for third place on lap 47.

by | July 01, 2018 | 03:35

In the end, the Africans lost 1-0 to the South Americans and went out by the narrowest of margins to second-placed Japan - a higher yellow card count after finishing level on points, goal difference and the number of goals scored. As the game continued, it barely got above walking pace. Japan is at the top with four points in Group H. Japan is now on four points and will advance to the round of 16 with a win or a draw.

by | July 01, 2018 | 04:28

The priority at this moment in time certainly lies elsewhere: namely with securing a left-back and a young, energetic midfielder, although that possibility of acquiring the latter has been reduced by Maroaune Fellaini's recent decision to stay at the club.

by | July 01, 2018 | 04:55

Finland's Valtteri Bottas, last year's victor from pole position after teammate Hamilton took a grid penalty, was third on the timesheets with a time 0.134 seconds slower than the Ferrari . On a near-perfect summer's afternoon in the Styrian Alps, the air temperature was 24 degrees and the track 34 Celsius as qualifying began with forecasts warning of a 40% chance of rain.

by | July 01, 2018 | 04:01

The Australian has won seven races in his career thus far and has shown he can cut it with the best. "More from a personal point of view", Ricciardo said. With Ferrari and Mercedes ranked as unlikely destinations, the Australian's best alternatives appeared to be McLaren or Renault, but both can not match Red Bull in terms of competitive performance.

by | July 01, 2018 | 02:41

So, another eventful day out at the World Cup for the two-time victor, though this time there were no stories of paramedic interventions and hospital visits, followed by a statement to confirm his good health. Messi started in the "false nine" position, a decision that Argentine newspaper Clarin have described as "the last sin of Jorge Sampaoli ". We have the best player in the world and we had to try and create situations so we could use that player, who can have really brilliant moments.

by | June 30, 2018 | 21:14

They nearly predicted the events surrounding 9/11. The authors of the cartoon the Simpsons predicted the world Cup final will play the national teams of Mexico and Portugal , reports The Daily Mail . The reason the fans believe that this prediction is for 2018 FIFA World Cup is the expected path of the tournament. If Portugal had have won Group B it would have meant the teams could have met earlier in the tournament, but Cristiano Ronaldo first missed a penalty before a late ...

by | June 30, 2018 | 20:35

After yesterday's announcement that the Los Angeles Lakers and San Antonio Spurs were back talking about the potential trade of Kawhi Leonard , many believed it was a lock that LeBron James would be joining him on the Lakers. On Thursday, George told the Oklahoma City Thunder he's declining his $20.7 million option for next season. Heading into the 2017-18 National Basketball Association season, LeBron James held a $35.6 million player option, giving him the possibility of leaving the ...

by | June 30, 2018 | 21:37

The 20-year-old joined the Whites last summer from Irish side Limerick and went straight into Leeds' Under-23 side captaining Carlos Corberan's men in the process. "If you know your football then you know he's [Bielsa] a massive manager, managed some of the best players in the world". "Paudie is keen to play games, as every hungry young footballer should be, so we will now look to send him out on loan for the forthcoming season".

by | June 30, 2018 | 21:15

They have Nowitzki's Bird rights and plenty of options on how to re-sign him after the team is rounded out. It's important to note that Jordan would have made $24.1 million if he chose to exercise his player option in Los Angeles. Smith Jr. and Doncic can be the kick starters for a run and gun offense. Dallas moved up two spots in the draft last week to get the Slovenian guard, who was taken third overall by Atlanta while the Mavericks selected former Oklahoma scoring sensation Trae ...