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Neymar stars as Brazil beat Mexico to reach last eight

Neymar stars as Brazil beat Mexico to reach last eight

They drew 1-1 to Switzerland in their first match in the group and were held scoreless against Costa Rica for 90 minutes before letting in two in stoppage time . In one of the most entertaining match...

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Marouane Fellaini signs new two-year Manchester United contract

Marouane Fellaini signs new two-year Manchester United contract

Fellaini has made 156 appearances and scored 20 goals , winning the FA Cup, League Cup and Europa League during his time at Old Trafford. On the surface, this would appear to be a happy story for...

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Brazil face ‘attacking’ Mexico in Round of 16

Brazil face ‘attacking’ Mexico in Round of 16

Neymar can lead Brazil to glory here in Russian Federation, but to maximise the Selecao's chances he needs to link up with his team-mates in that fashion. He darted across the edge of the area befo...

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76ers to meet with LeBron James' agent in Los Angeles

76ers to meet with LeBron James' agent in Los Angeles

That third season - worth $35.6 million for 2018-19 - is the option that James declined. The Lakers will be desperate to convince James to head West for the first time in his career, particularly a...

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Paul Pogba: Kylian Mbappe is way more talented than me

Paul Pogba: Kylian Mbappe is way more talented than me

France coach Didier Deschamps deems Kylian Mbappe to be "even quicker" than Brazil legend Ronaldo and has tipped the teenager to "make a lot of progress". According to ESPN, Mbappe - who is a pat...

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LeBron James, LA Lakers agree to four-year, $154 million deal

LeBron James, LA Lakers agree to four-year, $154 million deal

The Cavs can offer James significantly more money - $207 million over five years, compared to $153 million over four years - than the Lakers and 76ers. As if getting through one another won't be tough...

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LeBron James Signing With Los Angeles Lakers Leaves NBA and Fans Stunned

LeBron James Signing With Los Angeles Lakers Leaves NBA and Fans Stunned

Unlike past free-agent decisions, James wasted no time in announcing his next move. The Cavs are now faced with a roster that has more than $102 million in guaranteed contracts, and little chance ...

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Molinari wins, Woods ties for 4th in National

Molinari wins, Woods ties for 4th in National

The world No 17 produced a world-class display and played a five-hole stretch in six under on his way to a bogey-free 62 at TPC Potomac, ending the week on a tournament record-low of 21 under and be...

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LeBron James to join Los Angeles Lakers in $154m deal

LeBron James to join Los Angeles Lakers in $154m deal

James, had he made a decision to stay, could have inked a five-year, $207 million deal with the Cavs. Johnson, an NBA legend and president of basketball operations in Los Angeles, told reporters l...

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Divers reach further in Thai cave in search of missing footballers

Divers reach further in Thai cave in search of missing footballers

In signs of solidarity with the missing, students around Thailand have been organizing mass prayers and other events. Some folded origami paper cranes marked with messages of support. Eight days int...

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Boomers and Philippines match erupts in 'sickening' brawl that sees match abandoned

Boomers and Philippines match erupts in 'sickening' brawl that sees match abandoned

The verdict emerged, with nine Gilas players ejected and four from the Boomers side . Players and management could be seen wrestling and strangling each other courtside - with Australia's Nathan So...

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German fans stunned by World Cup elimination

German fans stunned by World Cup elimination

Initially flagged offside, the goal has finally been allowed after a VAR review. But there were other problems too, with no natural leader and their unusual inability to score despite bagful of chan...

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Paul George to re-sign with Thunder

Paul George to re-sign with Thunder

Most national analysts expected him to be a victim of the high cost of Oklahoma City's roster. He could also sign a two-year deal with OKC that includes a player option in Year 2, allowing him to kick...

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Revealed! Joshua to Face Povetkin Sept 22

Revealed! Joshua to Face Povetkin Sept 22

The WBA have ordered Anthony Joshua to face his mandatory contender next up in the form of Russian Alexander Povetkin after growing exhausted of the protracted Joshua vs Wilder negotiations. "Joshua...

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James opts out, to enter free agency

James opts out, to enter free agency

The Lakers are hoping they can persuade him to sign with them. With this move, James can sign with any team starting at 12:01 a.m. ET on Sunday. There had been speculation James would consider optin...

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Mavs talking with Clippers about C Jordan

Mavs talking with Clippers about C Jordan

The Mavericks and Jordan, who turns 30 in July, had an engagement broken in 2015, when the two sides had agreed to a free-agent contact before Jordan spurned Dallas in emoji-gate and rejoined the Cl...

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Russell Westbrook Hosts Party in Arcadia Ahead of NBA Free Agency

Russell Westbrook Hosts Party in Arcadia Ahead of NBA Free Agency

But it was clear the organization liked Grant and preferred to have him on board. As free agency began one of the Los Angeles Lakers' main targets immediately came off the board as Paul George m...

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Spurs are ready to move on from Kawhi Leonard

Spurs are ready to move on from Kawhi Leonard

Later Wednesday, ESPN reported that the Lakers had reached out again to pursue Leonard for the first time since their initial inquiry, reinforcing the reported urgency. After the draft last week, ...

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Kevin Durant could take less money to help the Warriors...again

Kevin Durant could take less money to help the Warriors...again

The only relevant question was how, exactly, he would re-sign; with most every option available to him, what kind of contract structure would Durant prefer? Players who take this contract typically do...

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Rumors Aplenty as Paul George Enters Free Agency

Rumors Aplenty as Paul George Enters Free Agency

One year after the Oklahoma City Thunder shipped Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis to the Indiana Pacers in exchange for Paul George , the five-time All-Star has reportedly agreed to extend...

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DeAndre Jordan Opts Out of Deal with Los Angeles Clippers

DeAndre Jordan Opts Out of Deal with Los Angeles Clippers

Still, Jordan has been one of the NBA's most productive interior players over the course of his career, and he likely will fetch a pretty penny on the open market. His arrival would be an odd twist fo...

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Germany knocked out of World Cup after South Korea loss

Germany knocked out of World Cup after South Korea loss

The Germans lost their opening game to Mexico before a late win 2-1 against Sweden on Saturday, but they could not muster the same performance at the Kazan Arena and were punished for their lacklu...

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What Paul George opting out means for LeBron, Kawhi

He spent last season in Oklahoma City after being traded there from Indiana . Now, he is eligible to sign a five-year, $176 million contract extension this summer with Oklahoma City. George also ga...

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Cavani sends Uruguay to World Cup last eight as Portugal bow out

Cavani sends Uruguay to World Cup last eight as Portugal bow out

Although a draw against Iran in Portugal's own final group game very almost turned into an early exit from the World Cup , Ronaldo is nevertheless primed to play a pivotal role; for however long ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo refuses to discuss Portugal future after World Cup exit

Cristiano Ronaldo refuses to discuss Portugal future after World Cup exit

Ronaldo will be almost 38 by the time the next World Cup comes around in Qatar in 2022. The 34-year-old midfielder says "It's time to say goodbye and for the younger players to step in". Currently...

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Russian Federation 2018 breaks World Cup penalties record

Russian Federation 2018 breaks World Cup penalties record

Despite the teething problems of the new technology, Ferdinand appears to be largely in favour of utilising the system. The question, for me, is not about the referees. "That hurts a lot more to them ...

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The 32: Messi and Ronaldo will rise says Chelsea legend Flo

The 32: Messi and Ronaldo will rise says Chelsea legend Flo

One day before a match that could decide so many things - perhaps even Lionel Messi's worldwide future - Argentina's manager was on the defensive. Messi's longtime rival, Cristiano Ronaldo , has no...

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Japan advances on fair play points despite loss to Poland

Japan advances on fair play points despite loss to Poland

Poland boss Adam Nawalka said his players proved a point by coming out to win despite defeats to Colombia and Senegal having already seen them exit the competition. Poland had to wait until the 32nd...

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Southgate's gamble piles pressure for Colombia clash

Southgate's gamble piles pressure for Colombia clash

Asked why England have struggled after the group stage, Southgate said: "Many different reasons, but you are playing against the best players in the world". "It's important that we react positively ...

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Sweden blanks Mexico 3-0, but both head to knockout round

Sweden blanks Mexico 3-0, but both head to knockout round

Sweden double their lead against Mexico after Hector Moreno gave away a penalty as Marcus Berg was fouled in the box. He said those already playing in Europe - including Hernandez and winger ...

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