• Hooper's Super Rugby season could be over
Hooper's Super Rugby season could be over

Ireland claimed a 20-16 win in Sydney to claim a first series win in Australia since 1979. Wallabies winger Dane Haylett-Petty said after the match that Ireland were putting O'Mahony in danger by performing one-man lifts and that rugby should move to outlaw the solo lift.

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  • World Cup LIVE Brazil need a point Germany out; Mexico Sweden through
World Cup LIVE Brazil need a point Germany out; Mexico Sweden through

Intriguingly, Waston's last goal for his country was the one that got them into the World Cup, a late, desperate header off a corner . "You need a team that mentally can withstand the pressure, which is balanced and which has spare parts (substitutes) for important moments".

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  • No, after you: Why England and Belgium may want to be second
No, after you: Why England and Belgium may want to be second

During a dramatic group stage, many top teams are not where they would have been expected before the tournament started, either sneaking through as a runner-up like Argentina, or booted out altogether like Germany. Germany - or Brazil if they overcome stutters to win Group E - are now more likely to stand in the way of whoever tops Group G. "We h...

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  • Mavericks pursuing trade for DeAndre Jordan
Mavericks pursuing trade for DeAndre Jordan

Marc Stein of the New York Times reported on Wednesday that the Mavericks are actively in trade talks with the Los Angeles Clippers to try to land Jordan this week before free agency begins on July 1. Dallas has been rumored to have interest in numerous top free agent big men that will be hitting the market on July 1, headlined by DeAndre Jordan...

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  • Dowrich rescues West Indies
Dowrich rescues West Indies

But before Holder was able to relax and reflect on his impressive figures of four for 18, the West Indies were rocked back to 13 for three at the break, a lead of 63 runs with seven second innings wickets in hand. At the crease are Roshen de Silva (3*) and Niroshan Dickwella (13*), the visitors' last recognised pair. Suranga Lakmal , Sri La...

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  • Is it easier if England finish second in group?
Is it easier if England finish second in group?

Both will be vying for top spot in Group G as they lock horns in Kaliningrad. Southgate acknowledges there is a balance to be struck between keeping his side fresh and injury-free and maintaining the momentum they have gained, particularly from the 6-1 crushing of Panama .

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  • Watch Mexico fans lose their minds when South Korea scored on Germany
Watch Mexico fans lose their minds when South Korea scored on Germany

Team media officer Voigt and the director of the DFB office for the national team, Behlau, charged towards the Sweden bench pumping their fists when Toni Kroos' stoppage-time goal gave Germany a 2-1 victory on Saturday. "This is hard to say at this point, it'll take a couple of hours", Loew said when asked if he would be staying on. Having appa...

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  • Kyrie Irving Says LeBron James Should Have Won MVP
Kyrie Irving Says LeBron James Should Have Won MVP

But now I hope they all, the whites and the blacks get together. Why did he bring it up? "They're a lot of players donating money back into different colleges". Robertson grew up in a segregated housing project in Indianapolis and dealt with racial discrimination and economic inequality. Sure enough, Barkley was armed with the jokes, as he ...

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  • Detroit Tigers fire pitching coach Chris Bosio for insensitive comment
Detroit Tigers fire pitching coach Chris Bosio for insensitive comment

The organization holds all of our personnel to the highest standards of personal conduct both on and off the field. He previously was with the Cubs for six seasons before being fired as pitching coach following last season. As a player, he had an 11-year career as a pitcher with the Brewers and Mariners, throwing a no-hitter for Seattle on April 22...

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  • LeBron James Could Reportedly Sign With The Lakers Before Another Star Arrives
LeBron James Could Reportedly Sign With The Lakers Before Another Star Arrives

The team did not make a hard push to trade for him past year because of that thought, which could now backfire in more ways than one. One key difference now is the Spurs "haven't ruled out sending Leonard to any destination" after Chris Sheridan of Get More Sports previously reported they didn't want to trade him to a Western Conference team.

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  • Fernando Alonso hopes Paul Ricard struggles are a 'one-off'
Fernando Alonso hopes Paul Ricard struggles are a 'one-off'

It marked the third successive retirement for Alonso, while team-mate Stoffel Vandoorne also failed to add to McLaren's tally, classifying 12th. Our performance has usually been so-so on Saturdays, with our average position in qualifying so far this year being 13th.

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  • UEFA bans AC Milan from Europa League
UEFA bans AC Milan from Europa League

The Rossoneri splashed the cash on several top players in the summer, including Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci, Villarreal defender Mateo Musacchio, Wolfsburg full-back Ricardo Rodriguez and Porto forward Andre Silva. Sanctions for breaching the rules range from warnings and reprimands to points deductions and transfer embargoes. Amid Milan'...

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  • Serbia 0 - 2 Brazil - Match Report & Highlights
Serbia 0 - 2 Brazil - Match Report & Highlights

The five-time world champions got their campaign off to an underwhelming start when they drew 1-1 with Switzerland, and needed two injury-time goals to beat Costa Rica 2-0. Serbia enjoyed their best chance of the match four minutes later - Alisson touching a unsafe cross from the right straight toward Aleksandar Mitrovic whose diving header was sa...

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  • Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin: Deontay Wilder SLAMMED by Eddie Hearn
Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin: Deontay Wilder SLAMMED by Eddie Hearn

With the Wilder fight dead in the water for now, Joshua must turn his full attention to Povetkin, someone he would have seen first hand during his last fight. Hearn claims Joshua's preferred opponent is Wilder but he is struggling to make sense of why the pair can not agree on a deal. "'We need to know what you're doing, you're mandated to fight Al...

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  • 'The Simpsons' Predicted Mexico And Portugal In The World Cup Final
'The Simpsons' Predicted Mexico And Portugal In The World Cup Final

The Simpsons' uncanny knack for guessing world news doesn't stop there, either, it also had story lines featuring the horse-meat scandal and the Ebola outbreak. The German club Tweeted on Tuesday: 'Apparently there's an episode of The Simpsons that's predicted a World Cup final for Mexico. anyone know where we can find the episode predicting a B...

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  • Becky Hammon promoted to top Spurs assistant
Becky Hammon promoted to top Spurs assistant

After being named All-American three times in college at Colorado State, Hammon played a 16-year career in the WNBA. She led the organization's summer league squad to a championship in 2015.

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  • Body found in beer cooler at Atlanta Braves’ ballpark hours before game
Body found in beer cooler at Atlanta Braves’ ballpark hours before game

Officials told 11Alive that Keeling was working the overnight shift when he apparently passed away inside the ballpark. His body was found when his coworkers began setting up for Tuesday night's game against the Cincinnati Reds. An inventor who was at the Atlanta Braves' stadium to install new beer technology is believed to have died after beco...

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  • Costa Rica draw enough to send Swiss through to knockout stages
Costa Rica draw enough to send Swiss through to knockout stages

Prematch attention had focused on Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri's politicised "Albanian eagle" celebrations in Switzerland's last game, and Costa Rica being the only team without a tournament goal. The draw ensured Switzerland finished second in the group behind Brazil. But this time , the Swiss kept their focus purely on their game and too...

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  • Gary Neville destroys Aleksandar Kolarov as Brazil knock Serbia out
Gary Neville destroys Aleksandar Kolarov as Brazil knock Serbia out

Serbia - who needed a win to advance to the knockout stage - enjoyed a sustained spell of pressure in the second-half with Casemiro forced into making a goal-line clearance to maintain his side's lead. Brazil were held to draw by Switzerland in their first match. Who wins Serbia-Brazil? And where does all the value lie? With Neymar struggling...

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  • Egyptian Television Analyst Dies After Egypt’s Loss To Saudi Arabia
Egyptian Television Analyst Dies After Egypt’s Loss To Saudi Arabia

Egypt, appearing at their first World Cup finals since 1990, finished bottom of Group A and failed to pick up a point. We've already had two meetings [with the Egyptian Football Association] about a new contract and we are to hold one more [meeting].

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