While Layun didn't receive a caution for his action, he clearly stepped on Neymar and enabled a stoppage that halted some of Mexico's momentum. Tom Marshall, a reporter for ESPN who covers the Mexican team, wrote on Twitter shortly after the match that Brazil , with its "elite players at elite clubs", was "simply too much" for El Tri .
That should not overshadow his generally positive display however, as the five-times champions beat an otherwise stubborn Mexico , whose World Cup began with such promise with a victory over champions Germany, but ended in familiar fashion in the first knockout round.
Essentially, the Clippers would have to relinquish much of the assets they had received from the Detroit Pistons in their trade of Blake Griffin. However that doesn't stop other teams trying to get their hands on Leonard. Point guard Shai Gilgeous Alexander , who was drafted by the Clippers in June, is one of the promising young players being rumored as part of the trade package for Kawhi Leonard .
Sexton, 19, averaged 19.2 points and 3.6 assists as a freshman for the Crimson Tide. The 19-year-old also carried them to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2012. Although Shaquille O'Neal has publicly said that LeBron doesn't need more championships to prove his status as the best in the world, it still comes to "King" James and his decision as he has made it plenty clear that he's chasing Michael Jordan's record of winning the National Basketball Association championship 6 times.
Ivan Rakitic - 7 - Formed a commanding tripartite in the middle of the field alongside Modric and Brozovic as the trio dominated and dictated play for large spells of the match. Croatia (4-2-3-1): 23. Danijel Subasic (gk), 2. After some comical defending at both ends and goals from Mathias Jorgensen and Mandzukic, the match became a tense affair with neither side giving much away.
Japan advanced to the knockout round at the World Cup on a tiebreaker, fewer yellow cards than Senegal . Once Colombia had scored in Samara , Japan knew it had done enough to advance even though it was losing late in its match. Senegal committed 44 fouls. Jan Bednarek's goal in the 59th minute gave Poland a much-needed win in their last group game against Japan on Thursday in Volgograd, Russia .
When is the second T20 global between Ireland and India? When is India v/s Ireland 2nd T20I? Ireland captain Gary Wilson, who top scored with 15, admitted his batsmen rolled over too easily, but they will learn from the games which, to the delight of Cricket Ireland , were played in front of two capacity crowds of nearly 10,000.
The Lakers want a deal done ASAP because adding Kawhi could be what ultimately makes LeBron James decide to leave Cleveland (I don't think it's 100% guaranteed at this point). He also suggested that he should not be judged until after next summer, leaving some uncertainty about this year's free agent class. That would be a blow to the Lakers, who reportedly had been anticipating that George, also a Southern California native, would join them this offseason.
For Argentina , they must beat Nigeria and also hope Iceland do not win against Croatia , as that could send them home again depending on goal difference. La Albiceleste lost 3-0 to Croatia on Thursday leaving them in a precarious position to qualify for the knockout stages. "There are many myths about the team and about this generation", he said .
The result, combined with Spain's 2-2 draw with Morocco and an earlier win for Uruguay over hosts Russian Federation in Group A, means Portugal will play Uruguay in Sochi on June 30, while Group B winners Spain will face Russian Federation in Moscow on July 1.
These tears are from happiness, overcoming obstacles, I guess, from grit and will to win. They won't have it easy against the Swiss however, as Vladimir Petković's side took on their toughest opponent in their opener and came away unscathed.
It's claimed that the Spaniard can leave the Stadio San Paolo this summer if his €6M release clause is yet. He has proven himself able to still compete at the top level. Both Chelsea and Arsenal have been long-term admirers of the player, who is highly thought of in Russian Federation. It is true that Hazard dreams about winning the Champions League and Chelsea are now in the Europa League.
Leonard, a two-time All-Star and two-time Defensive Player of the Year who was the 2013-14 NBA Finals MVP, played just nine games with the Spurs last season after acrimony with the franchise about the condition of his lingering quadriceps injury.
Ramos also ignored a penalty claim late in the game when Gabriel Jesus was brought to the ground by Switzerland defender Manuel Akanji. AgenciesSwitzerland were never regarded as one of the pre-tournament World Cup favourites but after they thwarted heavyweights Brazil with a gutsy 1-1 draw in their Group E opener on Sunday, they could be dreaming of a deep run in Russian Federation.
After the break, Japan pressed a exhausted Colombia side and Yuya Osako grabbed the victor with a glancing header in the 73rd minute. The moment which settled the match came on three minutes, when an error from Davinson Sanchez allowed Yuga Osako in on goal .
KAZAN , Russia (AP) - Technology twice helped France at the World Cup on Saturday in its 2-1 victory over Australia in Group C. "The referee did not bow his whistle, so I moved on with that". "We can bring some carefree attitude, some joie de vivre in a competition where pressure is always weighing on the squad", the striker added. "It's a great way to wind down", Alli said before jetting to Russian Federation.
Shinnecock presented a different face as Thursday's gusting wind gave way to morning mist with stretches of wind-driven rain, followed by afternoon sunshine. Hoffman was the only other player under par until he missed the 18th fairway and had to chop it down the fairway and make a 5-foot putt to escape with bogey.
Egypt face Russian Federation, who beat Saudi Arabia 5-0 in their opener, on Tuesday and Salah should start. The South Americans are touted as the favourites to win the group but Egypt also pose a threat led by star man Mohamed Salah .
Sergio Ramos isn't exactly an unpopular man at Real Madrid but the Champions League winning captain is going to be even more popular with his new boss at the Bernabeu after he was sacked by Spain . "As one more Spaniard I feel part of the national team and are sure they will have a great tournament", he said. "Yesterday was the saddest day of my life since the death of my mother, but today is the happiest day of my life", he added.
It will mark the first time three countries host the World Cup together and the first tournament in multiple countries since the 2002 edition in Japan and South Korea. The US-led bid had been coasting to victory but the intervention of Donald Trump, who made veiled threats against countries who voted for Morocco, spiced up the contest.
Durant made it clear that he has little desire to be a team's unquestioned alpha dog, saying that "to be one of [the] guys, that's what I always wanted". Speaking on the latest edition of the Lowe Post podcast today, Coach Kerr admitted it had been hard at times to gel Durant's style of play with two-time MVP Curry's motion offence.
Stephens, moving silkily from side-to-side, out-Haleped Halep to move 4-1 in front, however, turning herself into a human backboard to return everything being thrown at her. The Simona Halep vs Sloane Stephens French Open women's singles final will be played on the Philippe-Chatrier court in Paris . - Became the first Romanian to win a Grand Slam crown since her manager Virginia Ruzici in Paris in 1978.
The team has had more than its share of playoff misery, a seemingly unending series of bad puck luck, hot goaltenders and failed potential that has stymied their playoff expectations year after year. Vegas put up a fight every minute, Smith-Pelly's and Eller's goals took away the possibility of a Game 6. While Miller remained in the game, Gallant said he thought there should have been a penalty on the play.
The former world champion's withdrawal gifts Sharapova a quarter-final berth where she will face either Garbine Muguruza or Lesia Tsurenko. The two-time Paris champion, seeded 28, dropped just three games as she knocked out sixth seeded Czech Karolina Pliskova.
The players voiced their opinions on the day Trump escalated his feud with the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles after most of the Super Bowl-winning team passed up a White House invitation. It has been a long-standing tradition for championship teams to visit the White House, but there has been some controversy since President Donald Trump took the office.
As such, the news emerging today - that Fellaini's representatives will meet with Arsenal ahead of the expiration of his contract on June 30 - will be met with mixed emotions from fans of the Red Devils. Fellaini has been selected in Belgium's World Cup squad and the Red Devils had hoped he would sign his extension before he travelled to Russian Federation for the World Cup.
He was booked for simulation in the second half which could see him receive further uncalled for criticism, but the 23-year-old's strong mentality will surely help him in that regard going into a tournament where a five star Sterling will be required throughout.
She will next face either 23-time grand slam champion Williams or German 11th seed Julia Goerges , who were playing over night, in the fourth round. I think if anything, it shows the passion and the desire and, you know, the will that you have to want to go out there and do the best. Sharapova advanced Saturday with a similarly lopsided win hours earlier, beating 2016 U.S.
Then, with a tick under two minutes left, the puck took an unexpected carom off the glass and landed on the stick of Vegas forward Cody Eakin , who quickly sent it across to linemate Alex Tuch . He's the Capitals' No. 1 center. The Capitals have been nothing short of resilient in this postseason and showed that trait once again in Wednesday's game two to avoid an 0-2 hole heading back home for game three.
Unless Cleveland can pull off a major upset, LeBron will lose in the NBA Finals for the sixth time in nine attempts. In March, the NBA and YouTube TV struck a deal which will see the latter becoming the first ever presenting partner of the NBA Finals , with every game of the series to be streamed live.
Zidane drew criticism all year - as any Real Madrid manager would, no matter how successful he is. "The decision was first to Florentino, then to the squad it was a unusual decision but an important moment, it had to be done for everybody".
If we were to have any chance then Jos and I had to put another big partnership on and take the new ball out of play. If we could have got two or three in a cluster that would have helped but they kept getting scores . Unless they win the second and final match of the series starting on Friday at Headingley, after extending their miserable sequence of defeats to six in their last eight Tests, they will also lose a third successive series.
If Horford steadies the ship Sunday night, the Celtics will be in prime position to capture their first Eastern Conference title since 2010. "You've got to put guys in the game to give them an opportunity to be successful". But the fourth-year man from Louisville enjoyed some home cookin' on Friday - leading Boston with 28 points, going 10-of-16 from the floor, including 6-of-10 from beyond the arc.
Pep Guardiola has been voted LMA Manager of the Year after steering Man City to the title in a record-breaking season. Mo Salah broke Alan Shearer's record for the most goals with 32 goals in the Premier League . Thousands of Manchester City supporters lined the streets as the Premier League champions celebrated this season's successes with an open-top bus parade on Monday.
There will be one last challenge for the team this year as they look to win the FA Cup against Manchester United on Saturday. Newcastle United ended the season in style by beating Chelsea 3-0 at St James's Park yesterday. No, I don't think it will be. Not speculation around me. "We have six days to change our approach and desire and will to fight". Chelsea now face a second season outside the Champions League in the last three years, which represents a significant blow to the ...
According to a press release issued by CBI, "Investigations revealed that during the 2011 to 2017, the accused PNB officials, in conspiracy with owners of the firms and others, had fraudulently issued a large number of LoU's to overseas banks for obtaining buyer's credits in favour of the three named firms without any sanctioned limit or cash margin and without making entries in the CBS systems of the bank".
With the transfer window opening next week, however, Pochettino plans to get to the bottom of the saga once Sunday's meeting with Leicester City is out the way with. "I'm sure Daniel will listen to me and we will create together". However, Pochettino has indicated he will hold talks with the defender in the near future over his contract situation in an attempt to find a solution.
Highly-rated Dominic Thiem battled past Federico Delbonis 4-6 6-3 7-5 late in the day, while second seed Alexander Zverev was on court until after midnight before recording a 6-2 7-5 win over Evgeny Donskoy. This was the first time in four meetings with Djokovic that Edmund was able to win a set, let alone the match. In the women's tournament, Maria Sharapova reached the quarter-finals with an impressive 6-3, 6-4 demolition of France's Kristina Mladenovic .
The Raptors head coach said, according to NBA.com , that he believes he will still be with the team next season, as no one else has told him differently. "We will get better here". "That's always been a real goal for us, that's the only things that matters". Just as the Mark Price-Brad Daughter-led Cavs of my youth were the unfortunate pincushion of some guy named Michael Jordan and "The Shot", Cleveland is now taking out their 29-year demons on the little red dinosaurs from another country's ...
Martin hit another double in the next at bat, chasing Nicasio from the game. "But we weren't able to shut the door tonight". The Blue Jays have allowed eight runs in their last three games and four or more runs in eight of their last 10 games.
Although coach Urban Meyer didn't declare a front-runner for the job, both he and Burrow admitted decisions would need to be made. "My teammates and coaches all know the love I feel for them". Trask is a redshirt sophomore, and Jones is a true freshman. What schools are interested in Burrow's services? Burrow, a 6-foot-3, 215-pound former Ohio Mr.
Swansea have obviously done all they can to disrupt Southampton's plan. The Baggies would also require a four-goal swing with Saints. However, Saints could take encouragement from Huddersfield's draw with Pep Guardiola's men last weekend, while playing with freedom might make Stoke more risky to Swansea than the table appears.
It's finally official: The Red Sox and Yankees will play a pair of games in London in 2019. "The stadium infrastructure in this city gives Major League Baseball every opportunity to put on a first-class event", Manfred said. Boston Red Sox' Manny Ramirez connects on a two-run home run against the Seattle Mariners. London Mayor Sadiq Khan hailed the "historic agreement" that will see baseball games played at the home of Premier League side West Ham, saying it showed London is the ...
Smith and Justify head to the second leg of the Triple Crown , the Preakness Stakes , on May 19 in Baltimore. "I want to give myself a little room to really observe the horse", Brown said. "You better get used to this", the five-time Derby victor said to his colt. Audible and Good Magic, who both raced in Louisville and finished in the money, are at 5-1 and 6-1 odds, respectively.
It's not right right now, but I think it's going to be little, it's just a movement, tomorrow we'll see with the resonance, but it's going to be little for him. Prior to that, Madrid have three Liga games left: away to Sevilla on Wednesday night, at home to Celta Vigo on Saturday and then at Villarreal the following weekend.
Arsene Wenger is adamant he is leaving Arsenal in a stable financial position to be able to challenge for the English Premier League title. That "Invincibles" season was his last as a Premier League victor, though, and fans became exhausted of Arsenal's inability to compete for Premier League and Champions League titles.
The 14-time major champion has suffered a miserable time on the greens this week, with a total 64 putts in his last two rounds. When he sputtered at the start, there was no reason to panic and when he finally picked up his first birdie by blasting a nine-iron out of the rough with the wind at his back from 195 yards to 18 inches on the ninth hole, he was on his way.
After losing Ervin Santana to the Minnesota Twins after the 2014 season, the Atlanta Braves received a compensatory pick, #28 overall in the 2015 draft, that they used on Canadian high school right-hander Mike Soroka . Elsewhere • Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy, who had knee surgery in the offseason, said he is experiencing discomfort when he runs. Vargas is going to be put in a tough position after his bad debut with NY.
He led through 36 at the PGA Championship before finishing in 5th, and his other three trips to Quail Hollow resulted in T11 (2016), T20 (2015), and T38 (2014). "I played well. I would have taken that score before I went out there", McIlroy, who said he struggled during Wednesday's pro-am, told the Golf Channel.
Arsene Wenger will not be taking over at Shandong Luneng when he leaves Arsenal at the end of the English Premier League season, the Chinese Super League club announced on Tuesday. It was very classy from Manchester United . "The players are destroyed because they gave everything and were caught in the final minute". "I want him to stay, the club wants him to stay, I think he will stay, it is almost there".