• There is more to Croatia than just Modric magic
There is more to Croatia than just Modric magic

Southgate praised the passion and focus of his players and insisted that they are heading in the right direction. Despite Kieran Trippier giving England an early lead, Croatia clawed their way back into the game and edged past Southgate's side after extra time .

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  • Serena to face Kerber in Wimbledon final
Serena to face Kerber in Wimbledon final

After a insane and awesome final game Angelique Kerber , the only player to reach at least the quarter-final stage in each of the Grand Slams this season, reached the seventh major semifinal as she beat Daria Kasatkina for the fourth time in her career in seven meetings.

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  • Meghan Markle to cheer Wimbledon royal Serena
Meghan Markle to cheer Wimbledon royal Serena

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex met with various locals and leaders, toured the sites and even shared half (yes, half) a Guinness together at a private lunch. "They were both just lovely, gave everyone time , completely appropriate and charming", she said referring to Markle and Harry. It could be that Markle has chose to relinquish that pe...

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  • Jeremy Lin traded to Hawks
Jeremy Lin traded to Hawks

The Nets, meanwhile, get a 2020 second round pick (via the Portland Trail Blazers) and the rights to Isaia Cordinier , a 2016 second round pick who will probably never suit up for the team. According to Woj , Atlanta will also receive a 2025 second round pick and the right to swap second round picks in 2023. He has said he expects to be ready for ...

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  • Target Field 'indefinitely suspends' sale of Papa John's pizza
Target Field 'indefinitely suspends' sale of Papa John's pizza

Papa John's is removing the chain's founder, John Schnatter , from marketing materials after it was revealed that he used a racial slur during a conference call. Schnatter subsequently said he would resign as chairman and issued a statement of apology acknowledging the use of "inappropriate and hurtful" language.

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  • Hales leads England to dramatic win over India
Hales leads England to dramatic win over India

Congratulating India on their win, Tendulkar further tweeted, "Perfect weather. ideal conditions and a flawless result for #TeamIndia". Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya credited Rohit Sharma for the team's comprehensive win in the series-clinching third and final T20 global against England , saying it was a special innings from the elegant...

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  • England coach backs Joe Root to bounce back post T20I omission
England coach backs Joe Root to bounce back post T20I omission

Rohit Sharma and Kuldeep Yadav inspired a dominant India as the tourists demolished England by eight wickets in the first one-day worldwide at Trent Bridge. That Kuldeep was singularly responsible for England's batting collapse was evident more so because the next best figures were 2 for 70 in 9.5 overs by Umesh Yadav.

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  • Wimbledon 2018 -- Juan Martin del Potro reaches quarterfinals
Wimbledon 2018 -- Juan Martin del Potro reaches quarterfinals

But he blew those three set points, the last with a double-fault he later called "a big mistake". "Hopefully I can maintain that". After the match, Nadal and del Porto embraced. It was as if that out-of-the-blue news threw the Spaniard off his stride and he fluffed his lines to drop his serve. At two sets to one down, the prospect of Nadal and ...

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  • Jurgen Klopp praises Dejan Lovren's World Cup exploits
Jurgen Klopp praises Dejan Lovren's World Cup exploits

Leicester City will face a real fight to keep hold of the no-nonsense defender following the competition and it remains to be seen whether one of the top clubs can entice him out of the King Power Stadium. Oblak has established himself as one of the world's very best goalkeepers during his four years with Atlético Madrid and the Slovenian global w...

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  • England hailed as heroes after World Cup heartache
England hailed as heroes after World Cup heartache

The England squad have been dubbed heroes by the media on the morning after they crashed out of the World Cup semi-final, losing 2-1 to Croatia in extra time. "We are in the final". "It's not the game we wanted to be in, as a team". "It was a tough game, a 50-50 game, I'm sure we'll look back at stuff we could have done better but we work...

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  • Jose Mourinho reiterates admiration of Ivan Perisic following World Cup semi-final
Jose Mourinho reiterates admiration of Ivan Perisic following World Cup semi-final

The last was France's 1-0 loss to eventual champions Germany in the quarter-finals. I am already proud and are moments that I will take for all my life! "I started at the bottom of the ladder". Now he has taken his country further than ever before in a major soccer competition, eclipsing Suker's semifinalists in 1998. England's valiant World...

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  • Kane 'gutted' as England's World Cup dream dies
Kane 'gutted' as England's World Cup dream dies

Croatia dumped England out of the 2018 FIFA World Cup semifinal on Wednesday and mercilessly trolled the English after the win. "I think now is the time for us to be strong as a group and take the time to reflect on the performance a little bit over the next couple of days".

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  • Raptors 'generate buzz' for Leonard
Raptors 'generate buzz' for Leonard

Will Kawhi Leonard actually be traded this offseason? Many outlets began reporting in June that the 26-year-old has a strong desire to play for the Lakers as he's a native of Los Angeles, but trade talks have stalled between the two Western Conference rivals.

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  • Unai Emery says Jack Wilshere Arsenal decision was 'tactical and technical'
Unai Emery says Jack Wilshere Arsenal decision was 'tactical and technical'

So, it seems that Unai Emery isn't desperate for another signing but will certainly make a move if a player comes up. "I am very happy with him". "I know this player here is important for the supporters and grew up here in Arsenal , but I couldn't guarantee him a place in the starting 11 and because of that he choose to leave here and I resp...

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  • Kerber books place in a second Wimbledon final
Kerber books place in a second Wimbledon final

A relatively routine 6-2, 6-4 semifinal victory over 13th-seeded Julia Goerges of Germany on Thursday put Williams into her 10th final at the All England Club and moved her closer to a 24th Grand Slam title, which would equal Margaret Court's record.

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  • Hopes dashed, England fans taste bitter defeat once again
Hopes dashed, England fans taste bitter defeat once again

Because the goal came so early in the match, it's likely that the beers flung into the skies were a bit more full than fans initially anticipated when they imagined their celebration. The winners of Wednesday's game will face France in the final at 1500 GMT on Sunday. Chris Treloar, 34, said: "I'm absolutely gutted, especially with the way the go...

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  • Ferdinand wants Southgate to remain England boss if?
Ferdinand wants Southgate to remain England boss if?

We are our own team, we have our own identity and we just have to look forward and enjoy it. Southgate was speaking on Monday morning at St George's Park, where he waved off referee Martin Atkinson from ahead of a charity bike ride to Russian Federation.

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  • Superb defense takes France close to another World Cup title
Superb defense takes France close to another World Cup title

However, those fears have not materialized as the World Cup has been free of the mass violence and racism predicted by many in the United Kingdom press. "It's been two years to try and understand these footballers, the human beings behind the footballers, and to try and get a group that shared the same ambition, not just to use the national team ...

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  • Arsenal sign Uruguay star Lucas Torreira
Arsenal sign Uruguay star Lucas Torreira

The deal is believed to be in the region of £25 million for Torreira who featured for his country in this summer's World Cup . The talented midfielder becomes Emery's fifth major signing of the summer following the arrivals of Stephan Lichtsteiner , Sokratis, Bernd Leno and Lucas Torreira - who completed his move from Sampdoria on Tuesday.

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  • France is first team in World Cup final, beat Belgium 1-0
France is first team in World Cup final, beat Belgium 1-0

The athletic Chadli came on next and made the sprint in the last-minute counter-attack to score the victor. Youngster Kylian Mbappe is developing into one of the stories of the tournament. "I think the manager deserves a lot of credit because against Argentina and Uruguay, and even [against Belgium], his plan was ideal", he said. Doubters have ...

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