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Sport Mourinho: I don't want to miss England-Belgium clash
Author: 0 Mourinho: I don't want to miss England-Belgium clash

The Manchester United striker did not join his team's practice session this week after picking up an ankle injury in the 5-2 win over Tunisia on Saturday. "Whatever decision he makes, it is his decision". "I am here in Brussels in Belgium so of course I am going to be cheering for the home team", said Varadkar, whose country is pushing London to ensure that Brexit does not create a hard border with the British province of Northern Ireland.

Sport NBCSN to broadcast England-Belgium in World Cup
Author: 0 NBCSN to broadcast England-Belgium in World Cup

The early exit is Germany's worst World Cup result since 1938 and, although Southgate said it came as a shock to see the four-time winners sent packing, he believes it shows just how good the teams in Russian Federation are. On Saturday, Lukaku recorded a pair of goals for the second consecutive game - both Belgium victories - to become the first player to score multiple goals in consecutive World Cup matches since Argentina's Diego Maradona in 1986.

Sport LeBron James' Decision Not Dependent On Whether Lakers Acquire Kawhi Leonard
Author: 0 LeBron James' Decision Not Dependent On Whether Lakers Acquire Kawhi Leonard

LeBron James is approaching a deadline to decide whether to opt into his contract for next season or become a free agent. Smith claims LeBron James texted Kevin Durant about potentially teaming up with the Los Angeles Lakers . Although Durant isn't willing to team up with LeBron in L.A. there are still plenty of other options on the table. But before free agency even begins, the Lakers are hoping to conclude a blockbuster trade to bring in another superstar.

Sport Why England Might Be Better Off Losing Their Final Game
Author: 0 Why England Might Be Better Off Losing Their Final Game

Martinez has suggested he could make wholesale changes to his side but at the very least is expected to rest defender Jan Vertonghen, winger Thomas Meunier and midfielder Kevin De Bruyne , who have all picked up a yellow card. "That would mean we top the group and we would go into whatever game we go into moving forward". Tomorrow we want to perform well but the priority is not to win.

Author: 0 Anger as Senegal eliminated from the World Cup on yellow cards

Rotating his squad ahead of their final group tie, Nishino's Japan never truly found their rhythm against a Poland side playing with a greater degree of freedom, however, and fell behind early on in the second-half. "My players were very loyal in listening to me and following my decision". "Koulibaly joked: "€100m, if you tell my parents this figure I think they'll have a good laugh! Were Japan right to waste time like this - or is it shameful? I view that it was slightly regrettable ...

Sport Nadal to prepare for Wimbledon at Hurlingham event
Author: 0 Nadal to prepare for Wimbledon at Hurlingham event

All I can say is that I didn't expect to come this far. Coric, the Croatian outsider ranked 34th, also ended Federer's 20-match win streak on grass which stretched to June, 2017. The Spaniard has been training on the Mallorca Open courts but with little action over recent weeks it is unclear how prepared the world No 1 will be.

Sport Senegal's Mane upset over draw against Japan
Author: 0 Senegal's Mane upset over draw against Japan

Cisse was the captain of that squad. Senegal took the lead in the 11th minute when Japan goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima punched a cross into Mane's leg and the ball bounced back over the line and in, before Inui's curled finish on 34 minutes meant the sides went in level at the break.

Sport Low won't be sacked after early exit - German FA
Author: 0 Low won't be sacked after early exit - German FA

Exiting Euro 2000 at the group stage, Germany pressed the reset button and renewed their football structures (even reaching the 2002 World Cup final in the midst of a hard transition period). But Low's selections before and during the World Cup have caused consternation among many fans. Marcello Lippi, the World Cup-winning coach from 2006, took responsibility for the disappointing performance in South Africa and admitted he hadn't prepared his team well enough.

Sport Mats Hummels Posts One Word Tweet After Germany's World Cup Exit
Author: 0 Mats Hummels Posts One Word Tweet After Germany's World Cup Exit

Stoppage-time goals from Kim Young-gwon and Son Heung-min finished off Joachim Loew's sorry Germany side, which finished bottom of the group on three points. Now, the defending champs can put themselves in position to move on from Group F with a win Wednesday against South Korea (10 a.m. ET). In the day's other games, Brazil went through at the top of Group E after a 2-0 win over Serbia, while Switzerland will qualify alongside them by virtue of a 2-2 draw with Costa Rica.

Sport Celtics Have Reportedly Made Another Trade Offer For Kawhi Leonard
Author: 0 Celtics Have Reportedly Made Another Trade Offer For Kawhi Leonard

The Los Angeles Lakers are viewed as the favorite to sign LeBron James this summer, but they will likely need to add at least one other star player to make that happen. And some of that is due to James' reluctance to give them any insight on his free agency decision. The Spurs are reportedly seeking a "massive package" of young talent and draft picks for Leonard.

Sport England fans flock to Russian Federation for group decider against Belgium
Author: 0 England fans flock to Russian Federation for group decider against Belgium

The thrashing was infinitely more comfortable than last week's cagey win over Tunisia and victory ensured England cruised into the knockout stage with a game to spare. "We are building a team that are passionate to play for England , they want to win every time they go out and are improving all the time, and I think we'll see that again".

Sport Worker found dead in a walk-in freezer at Atlanta Braves' stadium
Author: 0 Worker found dead in a walk-in freezer at Atlanta Braves' stadium

SunTrust Park is in its second year of use after the Braves moved from Turner Field in 2017. Authorities said the beer cooler was inside the ballpark. The investigation is ongoing and police wouldn't say whether or not foul play was suspected. The body was found Tuesday by a worker from the same company.

Sport Uruguay's Luis Suarez eyes record after scoring in win vs. Russian Federation
Author: 0 Uruguay's Luis Suarez eyes record after scoring in win vs. Russian Federation

Russia, who had already qualified from the group stage for the first time in their history, will return to Moscow and their home Luzhniki Stadium, for the knockout stage against the Group B winners. "Not specifically for him but in general terms". For the first time in coach Oscar Tabarez's tenure, both forwards scored in the same game and they couldn't have chosen a better time: The convincing 3-0 defeat of host Russian Federation secured Uruguay's status as group victor and as one of ...

Sport Lakers Receiving Pressure To Trade For Kawhi Leonard Because of LeBron
Author: 0 Lakers Receiving Pressure To Trade For Kawhi Leonard Because of LeBron

But in his report, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski added that the Lakers "did not have a good initial conversation" with the Spurs about a potential deal. Free agency officially opens on July 1, when restricted free agents will be allowed to sign their offer sheets, although unrestricted players can not officially sign until lunchtime on July 6.

Sport Uruguay 0-0 Russian Federation
Author: 0 Uruguay 0-0 Russian Federation

Saudi Arabia and Egypt let minor errors off the hook, but here, against a Uruguay team full of quality and experience for this level, Russian Federation got away far less lightly. The Paris Saint-Germain forward put a rebound into the left corner of the net after Diego Godin's header was parried by Akinfeev. "It's clear that they have top notch players, while we have very good players, too", Cherchesov said.

Sport World Cup favourites Brazil beat Serbia to finish top of Group E
Author: 0 World Cup favourites Brazil beat Serbia to finish top of Group E

Coutinho once again came through for Brazil as he put the victor home in the 91st minute while Neymar sealed the match off with one of his own in the 97th. Serbia were eliminated, finishing third in the group behind Switzerland. Then with his defence beaten, Brazil goalkeeper Alisson palmed a save straight at Aleksandar Mitrovic, but the Serbia forward could only head the ball back into the grateful arms of the Brazilian shotstopper.

Sport SI Obtains Lakers Script for Apparent Paul George Pitch
Author: 0 SI Obtains Lakers Script for Apparent Paul George Pitch

Here are the top 10 shooting guards set to hit the open free agent market this summer. However, recent reports state George is also strongly considering staying on at OKC with a possible two-year deal, also known as a one-plus-one deal, that would see him earn $30.3 million next season with a player option and $32.7 million the season afterward.

Sport Watson reels in Casey for Travelers win
Author: 0 Watson reels in Casey for Travelers win

Holmes (67). Rory McIlroy again carded a one under par 69 for the second successive round and is eight shots adrift of Casey. Kiwi Danny Lee has finished in a share of 15th at four-under. Kelly shot 65, also parring the final two holes. The defending champion finished 13-shots behind Bubba Watson in a tie for 42nd, while US Open champion Brooks Koepka ended up in a tie for 16th.

Sport Jordan Pickford: 'Harry Kane penalties are unsaveable'
Author: 0 Jordan Pickford: 'Harry Kane penalties are unsaveable'

He is pushing for a starting place instead of Harry Maguire and this could be his chance. "The sacrificed player, and nobody talks about him despite the fact that he's played all the games before, is Dier". "I think it will be an interesting game, a 50-50 game, and both teams are qualified so it will be a unusual game", said Fellaini, who plays in England for Manchester United , having made his name for another Premier League club Everton.

Sport NBA Ben Simmons wins rookie of the year Philadelphia 76ers
Author: 0 NBA Ben Simmons wins rookie of the year Philadelphia 76ers

Simmons beat out Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum and Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell , both of whom were nominees. In addition to making their case for the award with their play on the floor, Mitchell and Simmons have been sending each other subliminal shots through the media all season long.

Sport VAR controversies increase after successful World Cup start
Author: 0 VAR controversies increase after successful World Cup start

Ricardo Quaresma curled in a trademark trivela goal on the stroke of half-time at the Mordovia Arena , but Karim Ansarifard's late penalty dropped Portugal to second in Group B behind neighbours Spain . And while the number of awarded penalties had spiked - there have already been more penalty kicks at this World Cup than any other, and the tournament has not even reached the knockout rounds - that's essentially the point of the system.

Sport Serena Williams seeded No 25 for Wimbledon
Author: 0 Serena Williams seeded No 25 for Wimbledon

She returned to tennis in early March at Indian Wells and having missed most of the clay-court season reached the last 16 at the French Open - where she was not seeded - before pulling out due to injury. 2004 champion Maria Sharapova is seeded 24th, with two-time champion Petra Kvitova seeded eighth as she hopes to continue her current impressive winning streak on grass.

Sport Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018: Germany seeks great escape against South Korea
Author: 0 Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018: Germany seeks great escape against South Korea

Victory will confirm Brazil as group winners, but coach Tite is warning that under-fire superstar Neymar can not be expected to win the World Cup on his own and is not yet at full fitness. Who wins Mexico-Sweden? And where does all the value lie? Lozano made his World Cup debut against Germany , scoring the winning goal, and assisted Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez's goal in the 2-1 win over Korea.

Sport Doc Rivers Has Traded His Own Son
Author: 0 Doc Rivers Has Traded His Own Son

View of the seats before Game Two of the Western Conference quarterfinals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs between the San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on April 22, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. The reactions to the news of the trade were as amusing as you'd expect. He started all 82 games for the Wizards last season, posting a respectable 8.4 points and 7.6 rebounds per game.

Sport Lewis Hamilton on pole as Formula 1 returns to France
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton on pole as Formula 1 returns to France

Hamilton, a point behind Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel after seven races, complained about his car's handling over the radio in the first session but still put in a best time of one minute 32.231 seconds. He will still start 10th, the highest of the three home drivers. There was more gloom at McLaren, with last weekend's Le Mans 24 Hours victor and double world champion Fernando Alonso managing only the 16th best time.

Sport Germany scores incredible free kick victor in stoppage time
Author: 0 Germany scores incredible free kick victor in stoppage time

Toni Kroos says his dramatic late winning goal against Sweden will upset many of Germany's critics at home whom he believes were rooting for die Mannschaft to be eliminated from the World Cup . Mexico will play Sweden, while South Korea will take on Germany . Despite calls to drop him, Khedira insists he can handle the pressure and shore up the German midfield, which was badly exposed by the Mexicans.

Sport Lewis Hamilton could sign new Mercedes contract before British Grand Prix
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton could sign new Mercedes contract before British Grand Prix

This allowed Max Verstappen to take third behind his Red Bull team-mate ahead of the Ferraris of Kimi Raikkonen and championship leader Sebastian Vettel . The luckless New Zealander will start Sunday's race from the back of the grid after being handed a heavy penalty for replacing engine parts. Asked if Vettel had apologised after the race, Bottas added: "Yes, he apologised but I don't know what to say".

Sport South Korea without Ki for Germany showdown
Author: 0 South Korea without Ki for Germany showdown

Son has clearly been one of the top players on a team that's struggled on the pitch during the World Cup . El Tri will be looking for a point to win the group. If Loew wants power instead of speed in attack, he could hand Mario Gomez his first start of this World Cup . He had eight goals in 14 games prior to the competition so we know he can score, he just needs to prove it at the World Cup .

Sport Rockets' Harden wins Most Valuable Player Award
Author: 0 Rockets' Harden wins Most Valuable Player Award

Harden becomes the third Rocket ever to win the award, joining Moses Malone (1978-79 and 1981-82) and Hakeem Olajuwon (1993-94). Anthony Davis was the third finalist for the award after a season in which he was second in the league in scoring with a career-high 28.1 points to go with a league-leading 2.6 blocks per game along with 11.1 rebounds, 1.5 steals and a career-high 2.3 assists.

Author: 0 Croatia Beat Iceland To Secure First Place In Group D

A potential 2-1 win for the European team, combined with a 2-0 victory for the Argentines, will see both teams equal in every criteria. Iceland face Group D leaders Croatia needing a win to stand a chance of progressing to the second round, although they will also depend on the result of Nigeria's game against Argentina.

Sport Lukaku ties with Ronaldo in race for World Cup Golden Boot
Author: 0 Lukaku ties with Ronaldo in race for World Cup Golden Boot

No midfield contest pitching Eden Hazard of Chelsea and Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City on Belgium's side against Jordan Henderson of Liverpool and Jesse Lingard of Manchester United on England's . "I restate that the title of top goalscorer doesn't interest me", he said . Belgium are beginning to look the part at this summer's World Cup , with another resounding victory over the Eagles of Carthage.