• Antoine Griezmann has made a decision on his future
Antoine Griezmann has made a decision on his future

Listen to the latest episode of Soccer Republic Extra or subscribe on iTunes . Atleti adds: "The French International is concentrated with his national team in Russian Federation to play the 2018 FIFA World Cup". This news broke out after Antoine Griezmann made it clear that he had made a decision on his future but held it back stating "It's n...

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  • Triple Crown Winner Justify Returns to Churchill Downs
Triple Crown Winner Justify Returns to Churchill Downs

Justify led all the way in achieving one of the sports world's toughest feats 45 years to the day that Secretariat won the Belmont by a record 31 lengths. Among those in the crowd was Denise King of Raceland, Kentucky, who took a break from a conference to come to Churchill Downs with a friend and see a bit of history.

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  • NCAA eases rules on athlete transfers
NCAA eases rules on athlete transfers

The NCAA's Transfer Working Group proposed the change in fall 2017 in an attempt to separate a student-athlete's interest in transferring to a new school from the process of receiving a scholarship at the new school. But a change to that rule will now allow for some breathing room. To address one specific concern, the Council specified that midye...

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  • Edmonton likely to host matches, as North America wins bid
Edmonton likely to host matches, as North America wins bid

It is limited to 15 minutes, with bidding rival Morocco to follow at the Moscow Expocentre. "It's not only about our sport and sports, it's building a nation, it's a nation-builder". On paper, the two bids are worlds apart. FIFA's bid evaluation report scored it significantly higher than the Morocco bid, with United 2026 earning a score of 4.0 ...

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  • Salah deserves to win Ballon d'Or 1 hour ago
Salah deserves to win Ballon d'Or 1 hour ago

During his time at Barcelona , Iniesta won 32 trophies, including four Champions Leagues and nine La Liga titles, playing 674 times for the Blaugrana. "Mo Salah has been one of the revelations of the year ". Besides Zinedine Zidane's sudden departure, Real's speculated interest for Neymar has also complicated matters for Ronaldo as the club...

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  • Long Term Manchester United Target Heads To Chinese Super League
Long Term Manchester United Target Heads To Chinese Super League

Pires continued. "But I think he's a good player if he wants to join Arsenal , I think it would be good news ". Arsenal have been linked with an unlikely move for the Belgium worldwide, who scored in Wednesday night's 3-0 win over Egypt, and Parlour believes Fellaini would offer his old club the sort of physical power they are now lacking.

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  • Robert Pires Begs Unai Emery To Add Him In His Staff
Robert Pires Begs Unai Emery To Add Him In His Staff

He trained with the first team, but never had an official position in Arsene Wenger's coaching staff. I keep fit, sometimes I can give some advice to the players. But, if I can, I want to be part of the club with Unai Emery . "I don't know what will happen in a couple of months, but if I can train with the guys I will, because for me it's very...

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  • England will not sledge about ball-tampering, says captain Eoin Morgan
England will not sledge about ball-tampering, says captain Eoin Morgan

Scotland's total was their highest at this level, surpassing their 341 for nine against fellow non-Test nation Canada at Christchurch four years ago. "We didn't do enough to win". "It does not take away what happened in the World Cup qualifiers and everyone's feelings about the 10-team tournament".

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  • 'Slim Chance' LeBron James Would Join Warriors Or Celtics, Reports Say
'Slim Chance' LeBron James Would Join Warriors Or Celtics, Reports Say

Irving should probably be careful what he wishes for, because one question a day during the regular season would end up being a lot of questions by the end of the season. "That's really the only thing I'm anxious about". "That's what makes it even more exciting and the challenge is now we have championship pedigree", Irving said.

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  • England captain Harry Kane rubbishes reports of World Cup’s demise
England captain Harry Kane rubbishes reports of World Cup’s demise

The showpiece event in Russian Federation will be Kane's first World Cup , having previously played for England at Euro 2016 and in the 2015 Under-21 European Championship, but the Tottenham striker wants to break his duck of never scoring at a major tournament.

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  • Max Verstappen fastest in both practices at Canadian GP, Brendon Hartley 12th
Max Verstappen fastest in both practices at Canadian GP, Brendon Hartley 12th

Verstappen took the suggestion that he should try a "modified approach", to use team principle Christian Horner's words, as a personal affront. It was at the 2007 Canadian Grand Prix that Hamilton won his first Formula One race, and he's since gone on to emerge victorious in five of the last eight trips to the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in ...

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  • Warriors Willing To Give Kevin Durant Any Contract He Chooses
Warriors Willing To Give Kevin Durant Any Contract He Chooses

His business partner, Rich Kleiman, told ESPN that Durant told him in the past the he could retire at age 35. Even if this is all just in good fun, it seems risky to stir the pot with a player like Durant. So many groups of people probably view my game differently. I pride myself on working hard wherever I go. "They're excited. They're ge...

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  • Griezmann: My Future Will Be Announced Next Week
Griezmann: My Future Will Be Announced Next Week

France travel to the World Cup on the back of a surprising 1-1 draw with the US in Lyon on Saturday night, but Griezmann reckons there's no need for his teammates to panic, and says their preparation for Australia starts now. France coach Didier Deschamps prohibits players from undergoing negotiations during tournaments, pushing Griezmann towards m...

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  • Justify Captures Triple Crown With Belmont Stakes Win
Justify Captures Triple Crown With Belmont Stakes Win

We saw another Triple Crown victor. He burnished his reputation by defeating nine rivals, the most faced by any Triple Crown champion. Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert will be chasing history, with Justify's attempt to win the Triple Crown at Belmont.

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  • Rafael dos Anjos frustrated with champ Tyron Woodley's fighter-specific calendar
Rafael dos Anjos frustrated with champ Tyron Woodley's fighter-specific calendar

The two were originally slated to face off at UFC 196, but dos Anjos would be pulled due to a foot injury and being replaced by Nate Diaz . From calling the Brazilian fans "animals" to his twitter beef with Kamaru Usman and the 80's throwback of calling everyone nerds, Colby Covington seems to have talked his way into an Interim Title fight wi...

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  • Canadian GP: Verstappen does talking on track, tops opening practice
Canadian GP: Verstappen does talking on track, tops opening practice

Then came three-time defending Montreal victor Lewis Hamilton , Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel , and Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas . "Starting on the softer tyre is a benefit as it's quite slippery on track and in the race I think we'll be competitive".

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  • Fans Left Outraged At 'Farcical' Tyson Fury Comeback Fight
Fans Left Outraged At 'Farcical' Tyson Fury Comeback Fight

Fury was given a backdated two-year doping ban, and he declared his boxing career finished as he piled on the pounds. The next opponent needs to be better after this. "It was what it was", said Fury. "I'm going to have a world title by the end of the year". Joshua in many ways is the antithesis of Fury: a marketing dream who has universal app...

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  • Best Young Players At The 2018 FIFA World Cup
Best Young Players At The 2018 FIFA World Cup

While the Brazilian fortunes maintain a near umbilical connection to the health and form of star forward Neymar Jr, there are no such complications in the German camp, where there is a history of the epitomising of team and system play. Stepping back from the increase to 48 teams would come as a blow to New Zealand's hopes of qualifying for the 2...

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  • Dwane Casey, Detroit Pistons agree to 5-year deal
Dwane Casey, Detroit Pistons agree to 5-year deal

After seven seasons at the helm, Casey was sacked by the Raptors in May despite leading Toronto to a franchise-best 59-23 record during the regular-season. Detroit moved into a new downtown arena last season, but with the exception of some brief success after trading for Griffin, the team didn't create much buzz.

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  • LeBron James to Sit Down With Miami Heat During Free Agency
LeBron James to Sit Down With Miami Heat During Free Agency

The only losing teams to fight for the championship the next season were the 1984 Los Angeles Lakers , who lost the Celtics in seven games after being swept by Philadelphia in 1983, and the 2003 New Jersey Nets, who lost to the San Antonio Spurs in six games after being swept by the Lakers in 2002.

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