Super Eagles Fight For World Cup Progress

Our prediction favours Argentina with a good enough victory to boost their chances of a knockout round place. Messi's freekick hits the post. Nigeria will qualify with awin over Argentina . Whilst goalkeeper Willy Caballero is likely to be... More..

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by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Odds and Updated Predictions for Tuesday's Group Matches

Group C also finishes on Tuesday with France looking to secure top spot with a win or draw against Denmark in Moscow, while Australia could still make the knockout rounds if they beat Peru in Sochi. The te...More..

Egypt return from disappointing World Cup in Russian Federation
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Egypt return from disappointing World Cup in Russian Federation

Vatutinki: Hosts Russia and their expectant fans were given a brutal reality check on Monday when Uruguay exposed the weaknesses in the side that had been papered over in the uplifting victories over weak ...More..

Swedish tempers cool down after Germany say sorry for provocative celebration
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Swedish tempers cool down after Germany say sorry for provocative celebration

Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz (number 21) looks dejected after Sweden's 1-2 defeat to Germany in a FIFA World Cup group stages match at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia , June 23, 2018. We will do our utmost'. ...More..

James Harden: Houston Rockets guard named Most Valuable Player at NBA Awards
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

James Harden: Houston Rockets guard named Most Valuable Player at NBA Awards

Harden is the third player in Rockets history to win the award, and he is the first since Hakeem Olajuwon won in 1994. Shortly after Harden received the hardware, Adidas dropped a brand new commercial fea...More..

by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Messi, others to pick Argentina squad against Eagles

Nigeria score. Twitter users were quick to pick up on the reactions of the former Argentina captain and number 10 to Messi's first attractive strike. Sampaoli, though, was told that while he will stay on as...More..

Spain coach Hierro frustrated after 2-2 Morocco draw
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Spain coach Hierro frustrated after 2-2 Morocco draw

Jose Mourinho's predictive skills proved spot on as he successfully picked the four teams that would emerge from World Cup Groups A and B as winners and runners-up. It's hard to tell much from a dead rubber b...More..

Van Marwijk 'disappointed' with Socceroos' draw with Denmark
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Van Marwijk 'disappointed' with Socceroos' draw with Denmark

Earlier in the match, Denmark star player Christian Eriksen linked up well with Nicolai Jorgensen to smash a half-volley past Mat Ryan in the 7th minute, opening up what looked to be a match nearly certainly ...More..

Arsenal told experienced Argentina star not for sale
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Arsenal told experienced Argentina star not for sale

Banega is a player that Emery will know well through his time with Sevilla and wants to bring him to the Emirates. Speaking last week, Sampdoria president Massimo Ferrero suggested the transfer is all but com...More..

Ahmed Musa scores twice to give Nigeria 2-0 win over Iceland
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Ahmed Musa scores twice to give Nigeria 2-0 win over Iceland

Gernot Rohr's tactical switch proved to be a masterstroke. The last side to avoid defeat in both of their first two World Cup games were Senegal in 2002, while Croatia in 1998 were the last European side to...More..

Sonoma Raceway Cup picks and preview — Fantasy NASCAR
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Sonoma Raceway Cup picks and preview — Fantasy NASCAR

The 20-year-old rookie still realizes that nothing substitutes for experience on the winding turns and changing elevation of this unique track . "And then, man, we were bad in the race ". I put a tremendous a...More..

WSU quarterback Tyler Hilinski had brain disease CTE, family says
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

WSU quarterback Tyler Hilinski had brain disease CTE, family says

Mark Hilinski told " TODAY " that the medical examiner determined Tyler "had the brain of a 65-year-old". CTE is a degenerative brain disease often found in athletes and veterans. His family has started a ...More..

Nigeria vs Argentina: Messi frustrated, desperate ahead of Super Eagles clash
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Nigeria vs Argentina: Messi frustrated, desperate ahead of Super Eagles clash

They make you feel like a criminal because you lost a game". "An elbow is a red card in the rules". He switched formations - to a shape that didn't suit Lionel Messi - and his personnel. Should Croatia beat Ice...More..

Kerala football fan, who went missing after Argentina’s defeat, found dead
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Kerala football fan, who went missing after Argentina’s defeat, found dead

Chinnamma is Dinu's mother and Divya, his sister. Police said the body of Dinu was found in the river Meenchanil at Illikkal, about 15 km from his village. They have for now called off the search in the river...More..

by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Australia Bow Out As Peru Claim Consolation Victory In Group C

The second half was five minutes old when Guerrero struck, hooking the ball into the far corner of the net beyond Ryan's left hand to leave Australia with a sizeable task ahead of them. Arzani didn't get to s...More..

Petra Kvitova, Magdalena Rybarikova reach final of Birmingham Classic
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Petra Kvitova, Magdalena Rybarikova reach final of Birmingham Classic

But who will lift the title in Britain's second city? Of their six career match ups, four have been in tournament finals, while the other two have been in a semifinal and a quarterfinal. The win was her 51st ca...More..

Search for children trapped in Thai cave in third day
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Search for children trapped in Thai cave in third day

A small glimmer of hope was raised Tuesday afternoon when explorers found fissures in two locations in the rock on the mountain under which the cave is located. Mothers and other relatives of the missing boys h...More..

by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Iran fans try to disturb Portugal team before key match

Nigeria are through with a win or even a draw if Iceland don't win by a two goal margin. It's not the first time the former Nomadic sheep herder has been brought to the attention of the greater footballing ...More..

Spain vs. Morocco - Football Match Report
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Spain vs. Morocco - Football Match Report

A win or draw against Spain will take them nowhere but at least they will take some pride in it and that's their motivation as they head into today's game. Two previously eliminated teams, Egypt and Saudi Ara...More..

No mercy for misfiring Messi, says Nigeria coach
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

No mercy for misfiring Messi, says Nigeria coach

Nigeria are in the driving seat, sitting two points better off than Argentina and Iceland , with the latter facing off against Croatia in their next match. Messi is the greatest threat regardless of the ...More..

Coric beats Federer to win Gerry Weber Open
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Coric beats Federer to win Gerry Weber Open

Coric's win also knocked Federer off the No.1 ATP ranking spot and ended his 20-match winning streak on grass which started back in June previous year. The Croatian withstood a Federer assault in the 11th game,...More..

FPJ's dream XI predictions for Denmark vs France
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

FPJ's dream XI predictions for Denmark vs France

Denmark will be without Yussuf Poulsen, who is suspended, although the remainder of the squad should be in contention. Should Deschamps opt to rest several players, he could put Pogba and Blaise Matuidi on th...More..

Iranian fans attempt to disrupt Portugal’s sleep at hotel
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Iranian fans attempt to disrupt Portugal’s sleep at hotel

First, Spain were rightly awarded a last-minute equaliser against Morocco upon review before Iran scored a dubious injury-time penalty to deny Portugal top spot. Energized by the home fans, Russian Fede...More..

Australian NBA star Ben Simmons wins rookie of the year
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Australian NBA star Ben Simmons wins rookie of the year

Simmons beat out Utah Jazz upstart Donovan Mitchell to claim the highly coveted award, following a breakout year that saw Simmons - along with his youthful Philadelphia 76ers teammates - lift his team int...More..

Portugal - World Cup - 25 June 2018
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Portugal - World Cup - 25 June 2018

Earlier today Uruguay were very effective in brutally dismissing the hosts Russian Federation 3-0 in Samara. On the stroke of halftime, Quaresma, making his World Cup debut at the age of 34, played a one-...More..

US Open will factor maternity leave into seedings
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

US Open will factor maternity leave into seedings

You're talking about Serena". Now stationed at No. 9 in the rankings: Venus Williams , herself a five-time solo Wimbledon champ, also with six doubles titles to her credit at SW19 alongside her younger sis...More..

Iran vs Portugal, 25 June 2018
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Iran vs Portugal, 25 June 2018

The result, combined with Spain's 2-2 draw with Morocco and an earlier win for Uruguay over hosts Russian Federation in Group A, means Portugal will play Uruguay in Sochi on Jun 30, while Group B winner...More..

Argentina fans filmed fighting at World Cup detained by Russian police
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Argentina fans filmed fighting at World Cup detained by Russian police

But Argentina is still a slight favorite to advance as the runner-up in Group D after Nigeria beat Iceland on Friday. It had been suggested that 1986 World Cup victor Jorge Burruchaga, the team's techni...More..

LeBron James to teams: I don't want your pitches
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

LeBron James to teams: I don't want your pitches

After being swept by the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, the 33-year-old small forward is expected to opt out of the final year of his contract with the Cavaliers and become an unrestricted free agent...More..

Records CR7 Has Already Equalled/Broken At 2018 World Cup
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Records CR7 Has Already Equalled/Broken At 2018 World Cup

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. It means a yellow card takes one point off your tota...More..

by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Uruguay thrash Russia, Spain-Portugal qualify despite nervy draws

Russia, the lowest ranked team in the field at No. 70, went down to 10 men after right back Igor Smolnikov received a second yellow card in the 36th minute. The hosts were rewarded with their best chances of th...More..

Nikola Jokic will get max deal from Nuggets
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Nikola Jokic will get max deal from Nuggets

Several days after president of basketball operations Tim Connelly assured that a long-term contract for Jokic was on the horizon - "He'll be buying here", Connelly said - Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports dropp...More..

Sir Mo Farah among stars enjoying Royal Ascot as he…
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Sir Mo Farah among stars enjoying Royal Ascot as he…

McDonald, who left for England after riding at Warwick Farm last Wednesday, has picked up the ride on the Charlie Hills-trained Equilateral in the Gr.1 Commonwealth Cup (1200m) at the Royal meeting on Friday (S...More..

Mexico Build Momentum, Korea to the Sword in Second World Cup Win
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Mexico Build Momentum, Korea to the Sword in Second World Cup Win

The hero of the last match Hirving Lozano is expected to play a much bigger role in this match along with Javier Hernandez, Miguel Layun and Carlos Vela up front with Mexicans opting for a different approac...More..

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert wins NBA Defensive Player of the Year
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert wins NBA Defensive Player of the Year

The No. 1 pick in the 2016 draft, Simmons had to sit out all of what was supposed to be his rookie season because of a foot injury. He combined in the backcourt with offseason addition Chris Paul to lead the ...More..