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Giovani Dos Santos features in 2-1 MEX-NZL Confederations Cup match

With the win, Portugal are now topping Group A with four points from two games while Russian Federation are in second place with three points from two games. The hosts were unlucky not to force an equaliser after a string of chances in a strong second-half display. Russia's coach Stanislav Cherchesov , on his part, dismissed suggestions that his team had been affected by nerves. Read More »

Golden Knights unveil team jersey for 2017

That team is the Las Vegas Golden Knights and they will begin picking their new team on Wednesday. The Golden Knights won't have free reign to choose any player in the National Hockey League . We're happy that we've got a lot of defencemen, we've got really good goaltending, we've got a lot of centres and we've got scoring on the wings. Here's also a reminder that some of these players could still be on the move, as McPhee has said he plans to flip some of his expansion draft picks to ... Read More »

Wesley Iwundu took unconventional path from K-State to NBA Draft

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He can guard multiple positions. He spent one year in Austrailia with the Adelaide 36ers and displayed the potential to be a solid three-and-D guy. For the top draft picks, there are financial benefits, but I've always wondered about how much of an impact the sacrifice of a "normal" life between the ages of 16-21 has on these guys down the road. Read More »

My Cousin Rachel finds its flawless Rachel in this Gothic lit adaptation

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Orphaned as a child, Philip ( Claflin ) is taken in by his cousin Ambrose Ashley, a confirmed bachelor and wealthy land owner. Asked if she was a wild child, the Bourne Legacy star said: 'I was very badly behaved and was expelled from school, although my mother likes to say, 'They asked you to leave, ' which is an important distinction. Read More »

National Basketball Association mock draft roundup: Where are the Wildcats projected to go?

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They're 18 years old, some of them 17. Dislike the pick? Hate the pick? The top freshmen being considered in the draft include Bam Adebayo (Kentucky), Jarrett Allen (Texas), Ike Anigbogu (UCLA), Lonzo Ball (UCLA), Zach Collins (Gonzaga), De'Aaron Fox (Kentucky), Markelle Fultz (Washington), Harry Giles (Duke), Jonathan Isaac (Florida State), Josh Jackson (Kansas), TJ Leaf (UCLA), Lauri Markkanen (Arizona), Malik Monk (Kentucky), Justin Patton (Creighton), Dennis Smith (NC ... Read More »

Manchester United release Zlatan Ibrahimovic amid Alvaro Morata links

English football giants Manchester United's bid of 52 million pounds ($67.6 million) for Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata has been rejected, a media report said on Wednesday. How would Manchester United look if they signed Alvaro Morata? Real are looking to recoup more than four times the £15.8m they paid Juventus a year ago but Morata's pedigree in front of goal makes him an ideal potential signing. Read More »

Ward vs Kovalev II: Round by round analysis

That second-round knockdown was just the second time that Ward has been knocked down in his career. That doesn't mean, however, that this victory was without controversy. "Championship fights start in second half, in the sixth round". Ward remains undefeated in 32 fights and told Max Kellerman of HBO after the fight that he is the No. Read More »

Mexico recovers to beat NZ 2-1 in fiery Confed Cup game

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It's been a problem for Mexico in major tournaments , as they will raise their game against a big nation but struggle to match those levels when facing lesser opposition. Russian Federation go into their last group game against Mexico on Saturday in Kazan knowing that most likely nothing less than a win will be enough to claim a semifinal spot, with the Gold Cup winners widely expected to beat New Zealand in Wednesday's second Group A game. Read More »

Confederations Cup Betting: Australia vs Germany

Only two members of Germany's 2014 World Cup-winning squad started the game in Sochi and, while the team was dynamic going forward, it was vulnerable at the back. Germany are blessed in the goalkeeper department with Paris St Germain's Kevin Trapp and Barcelona's Marc-Andre ter Stegen among the replacements in Russian Federation, yet Leno was given a vote of confidence by Low. Read More »

Mike Sullivan says Matt Murray will start for Penguins

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As we all have seen, fans of both teams can get rather rambunctious. "I think that's a unsafe element of our game that has been prevalent throughout of course of this season". After the third goal went by him to end the period, his night was over after allowing three goals on nine shots. Rinne insisted his confidence isn't shaken though he was disappointed with Thursday's result. Read More »

Halep to Meet Ostapenko for Roland Garros Title

The match saw the pairing of Gabriela Dabrowski and Rohan Bopanna best the team of Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Robert Farah. Ostapenko won her birthday battle against Timea Bacsinszky to become the first unseeded woman to reach the Roland Garros final for 34 years. Read More »

Mexico come from behind to beat New Zealand 2-1

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Only goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev , who was winning his 100th cap, denied Portugal victory by a greater margin as he made vital saves from Ronaldo and Andre Silva either side of half-time. "We are sad about that, but let's see what the exam results tell us". "They didn't have many (chances) but they were clinical", Wood said. Russian Federation coach Stanislav Cherchesov , however, is not interested in whether the hype around Ronaldo and where he may be playing club football next ... Read More »

Heavyweights Germany, Chile clash at Confed Cup

Australia boss Postecoglou said before the game he was not planning to alter the team's possession-based approach, despite the German threat. "Winning the tournament is our second priority". Germany and Chile have never faced each other in a competitive match outside of a World Cup tournament - and not since 1982. 39 goals have been scored in Germany's nine previous matches at the FIFA Confederations Cup, an average of 4.3 per game. Read More »

State of Origin II: New South Wales v Queensland preview

The Maroons headed out for the second half knowing they had to be the first to score, and despite taking 13 minutes, they claimed an incredible try to Gagai. A shoulder injury kept Thurston out of game one, ending his record run of 36 straight Origins. You go at him and then it puts pressure on the defenders on either side. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association 2017 Confederations Cup kicks off in Russia

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Since the 1990s, as Russian Federation, they've qualified for three World Cups (four if you include next year), having never made it out of the group stage, though they did reach the semifinals at the 2008 Euros . A number of new players have been drafted into the squad with 21-year-old Aleksandr Golovin, Lokomotiv Moscow midfielder Aleksey Miranchuk, and Spartak Moscow defender Georgy Dzhikya all finding a place in the team. Read More »

Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russia at Confederations Cup

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Smolov, who netted Russia's second against the All Whites at the weekend, is hoping the home fans can drive Cherchesov's side on to a morale-boosting victory at the Spartak Stadium. Defender Georgy Dzhikiya headed narrowly over the bar from the game's final corner in added time . However, the final disposition in the group will be settled after tonight's match between New Zealand and Mexico , who are meeting at Fisht Stadium in the southern resort city of Sochi . Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case on July 31

PSG boss, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, has a really good relationship with the Portuguese, who has been a target for the French club in the last years. But I need to talk to Zidane. Not according to Perez though, who is determined to keep Real's "core players". "I haven't spoken with Cristiano, I learned about it because of what came out in the newspapers". Read More »

Mexico Vs. New Zealand Live Stream

So based on history and Nika the polar bear, Russian Federation will be expected to get the win, but based on the calibre of players each team possesses, Portugal should get the three points. Pogorelov says Russian Federation has not played enough high-ranking teams to test its skills. " Mexico was better, more aggressive". The mural is in a gated private courtyard, and fans and the media have not been allowed inside to view it. Read More »

Confederations Cup : Osorio expects All Whites to show All Blacks spirit

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Portugal now with four points will be expected to grabs all three available points and qualify for the Semi-final when they meet New Zealand on Saturday. But the national team of New Zealand, as I said, at this tournament is considered an absolute outsider, while the team is not even considered potentially to leave the group. Read More »

Paul George tells Pacers he will leave for LA in 2018

Beyond that, he's not sure. My gut feeling is, Paul George is going to leave the Indiana Pacers , yet he will not join the Lakers . Earlier today, news came out of IN that All-Star forward Paul George's camp has informed the team that George does not intend to re-sign with them next off-season and his preference is to come home and play for the purple and gold IN 2018. Read More »

Paul George Tells Pacers He's Leaving in 2018

The Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly have had trade discussions with IN, hoping a one-year rental on a championship-caliber roster could entice him to stay longer. Los Angeles also has the No. 2 overall selection in Thursday's draft. The Pacers did not reach out to the Lakers or the other way around either. But that's a lot to give up for a player who could be elsewhere in just one year. Read More »

Blackcaps crash to heavy defeat to hosts England at Champions Trophy

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Eoin Morgan insists it was England's "brilliant bowlers" who carried them through to the Champions Trophy semi-finals as Group A table-toppers. England will look to put one foot in the semi-finals with a second successive win while New Zealand will aim for two full points after rain denied them a crack at Australia . Read More »

ICC to axe Champions Trophy for more T20 World Cups

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In response, India stuttered early in the chase after Mohammad Amir struck thrice in the first powerplay after which they failed to recover and succumbed to a 180-run defeat despite a blistering 76 from Hardik Pandya. All the boys were confident and they contributed for the superb victory, he said and added that each one of them played for the team not for themselves individually. Read More »

Bairstow leads England to rout of South Africa

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The duo found themselves heavily restricted by some confident and economical bowling from Hampshire spin duo Liam Dawson and Mason Crane , the latter of whom was making his worldwide debut on familiar territory as England opted to rest several key players following their disappointing Champions Trophy semi-final loss to Pakistan in Cardiff. Read More »

Paul George rumors: Lakers and Pacers are engaged in trade talks

The Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly have had trade discussions with IN, hoping a one-year rental on a championship-caliber roster could entice him to stay longer. Stein reports the Clippers , Rockets , Wizards and Cavaliers have also had discussions with the Pacers about George . Knowing the star plans to leave one year from now, the Pacers will nearly be forced to move him. Read More »

Durant to stay with Warriors but West joins Clippers

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Something similar can be said of the 2017 NBA Champions, the Golden State Warriors . He lost to the Warriors in the first round. Durant is going to do even more than provide the Warriors with a title. Kevin Durant is set to make a new contract deal and stay with the Golden State Warriors , but the new National Basketball Association champions did lose a legendary player on Monday. Read More »

FIFA warns Mexico over "insulting" chants at Confederations Cup in Russia

Portugal were on course to win their match against Mexico after Cedric Soares gave them the lead in the 86 minute but Hector Moreno levelled the score line in stoppage time and both teams had to settle for a draw. "And in some regards they have that team spirit that represents not only New Zealand and their national football teams but also the All Blacks and their rugby teams". Read More »

Would Paul George be interested in joining Detroit Pistons?

Teams with a known willingness to gamble - such as ‎Boston, Houston and, of course, Cleveland - might be willing to surrender quality trade assets, believing they can convince the 27-year-old George to reconsider his plans to head home to Los Angeles in 2018. Read More »