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Pogba admits to falling out with Mourinho

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It's experience. There were little issues with Mourinho, but they were nothing. "It was a better season that the previous one", Pogba said when discussing his campaign. But the United star admits this World Cup could be his last, despite only being the tender age of 25. "I'm really enjoying myself, I'm going to forget the critics, do my talking on the pitch as it's the only answer". Read More »

New Honda-Red Bull F1 partnership offers…

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While the team name will remain Aston Martin Red Bull Racing , the Japanese manufacturer will supply engines for 2019 and 2020. Ricciardo made it clear that he wants to be challenging for the title in 2019, and will join a team that can provide him a auto that will help win his first F1 title. Read More »

Slumping Astros infielder ditches mustache mid-game

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Houston Astros baseball player Alex Bregman showed off his excellent multitasking skills on Sunday night when he made a game time decision to shave his mustache during a game against the Kansas City Royals . Hopefully, the sudden change doesn't lead to a slump for Bregman. Bregman fared no better with the clean-shaven look, however, finishing the game 0-for-4 with an RBI and seeing his average drop to.167 over his past six games. Read More »

Sixers’ odds of trading for Kawhi Leonard might be rising

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We can, however, make definite statements about what the Spurs must do if they part ways with Kawhi Leonard . And you're the go-to guy, you're the franchise and you want to say that they didn't have your best interest at heart? He's coming off a mysterious injury and he's only got one year left on his current contract. Read More »

Argentina's World Cup mutiny has reportedly turned into a players' coup

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Messi is yet to provide a goal or an assist in Russian Federation and Sampaoli's men need a win over Nigeria Tuesday to have any chance of reaching the last 16. Argentina are clinging to the hope their captain bails them out again. "We are focusing on ourselves, because we're training hard". But Mascherano said earlier that Argentina's players would work with Sampaoli to find a solution to the problems that have plagued the 2014 runners-up. Read More »

Australia captain Tim Paine to discuss ODI future after England whitewash

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For long MS Dhoni has been rated as the best wicketkeeper-batsman in white ball cricket but Australia captain Tim Paine is of the opinion that England's Jos Buttler has surged ahead of the former Indian captain. The Australian team is looking for an inspiration from somewhere and the senior players in the side will need to put their hands up. Meanwhile, Paine lamented Australia's failure to put a "full game" together in this series. Read More »

Danny Lee climbs the leaderboard at Travelers Championship

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The defending champion led after every round a year ago in his first visit to TPC River Highlands, and a shot a 7-under 63 on Thursday to match Zach Johnson for the first-round lead. "Putter feels great", he said. Coming off of a missed cut at Shinnecock last week Spieth had something to prove during round one. Beat the field by at least a shot. Read More »

Javier Mascherano: Lionel Messi Is Not Happy!

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Various high-profile Argentina players including Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi and Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero are reportedly set to quit worldwide football after a poor display at the FIFA World Cup 2018 group stage in Russian Federation. Read More »

Iran fans try to disturb Portugal team before key match

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A handful of teams have already booked their spot in the knockout stage. Here, we take a look at all the permutations for every team from Group A to H, in Russian Federation. In the other game, a draw would also suit Denmark as it would put them through in second place (a win gets top spot), while Australia will be hoping for a France win, but they must still defeat Peru and hope for the best. Read More »

Furious Liverpool ace Salah ready to quit Egypt after disastrous World Cup

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He has been hurt by the criticism he's received after being pictured with controversial Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov , who stands accused of numerous human rights violations. Mo Salah is reportedly growing uncomfortable with the unnecessary attention that he receives, mostly from the political powers which he believes will be unhealthy for his reputation and sport. Read More »

Neymar declared fully fit for Serbia clash

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That scenario would create a wave of criticism for Tite and his players, and Mitrovic is hoping Serbia can exploit Brazilian nerves at Spartak Stadium. Neymar, who left Barcelona last summer to join PSG in a record-setting transfer, brought his total worldwide goal tally to 56, ahead of Romario and 4th all-time on Brazil scoring sheet. Read More »

Ronaldo's Sleep Disrupted By Noisy Iran Fans Outside Of Hotel

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The Portugal captain has been in scintillating form in Russian Federation, scoring four goals and now sits second in the race for the Golden Boot - behind Harry Kane - leaving Iran fans petrified at the very sight of him. Alireza Beiranvand's incredible performance handed Iran all three points in the opener against Morocco , when he made a series of saves to preserve his clean sheet. Read More »

Nigeria vs Argentina: Chukwu reveals what Super Eagles must do to win

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Speaking after Nigeria's 2-0 defeat of Iceland yesterday, Rohr said in the second half he had to make the players realized they had to do more and that was why they came out with a fight. "If Messi wakes up it will be a problem. We will do our thing and we have chances". Could this be his final outing on the grandest stage? If Argentina and Iceland both win, then the team with the best goal difference will qualify. Read More »

Last-gasp Saudis beat Egypt after Salah goal, El Hadary penalty save

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The Pharaohs ended a miserable tournament pointless, though, after a controversial penalty from Salman Al Faraj and Al Dawsari's dramatic late strike turned the game around. Both teams lost their first two games and the only thing they can salvage in the Volgograd Arena is the chance not to finish bottom of their group. Read More »

England and Panama fans party until dawn

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Harry Kane's third goal after scoring twice from two awarded penalties in the first half was a blinding volley from quite a few yards away from the box, flying past the Panama goalie. We've been working hard at set-pieces, and it's nice to see them coming together. "You go out there to win a game - the other bits are nonsense". " England is totally spectacular, a attractive team", said coach Hernan Dario Gomez, who went into the English changing room at halftime to congratulate Southgate. Read More »

Will Brazil Win Playing Against Costa Rica?

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Neymar seemed panicked for most of the second half as his shots sailed over the bar or simply missed the mark, and he complained over almost every call. After the referee stopped play to attend to a Costa Rica player, Thiago Silva sportingly kicked the ball back to Brazil'a opponents. Tite is looking for Brazil to convert the chances that come their way in the game - something they failed to do after taking a 20 minute lead when Philippe Coutinho scored against the Swiss. Read More »

Poland crash out of World Cup after 3-0 defeat to Colombia

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Colombia's march to the quarter-finals in Brazil four years ago came thanks to James Rodriguez's six-goal tally for Los Cafeteros . Poland is coming off a 2-1 defeat to a Senegal side making its second World Cup appearance ever. Falcao then broke through in the second half before driving a low strike into the far corner and Juan Cuadrado capped off a fine team performance with an accomplished finish after racing on to James' sublime ball behind the Poland defence. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association open disciplinary proceedings against Stefan Lichtsteiner after celebrations against Serbia

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Xhaka and Shaqiri, who are both of Albanian-Kosovan heritage, celebrated their goals in the 2-1 Group E win by putting their hands together to form a double-headed eagle similar to the one on the Albanian flag. Serbian newspapers also noted that Shaqiri had both Swiss and Kosovar flags on his shoes during the match. The head of the Serbian Football Association is being investigated by Fifa over an interview he gave to the BBC in which he accused the governing body of bias against his country. Read More »

Hamilton hints Mercedes deal now done

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The Ferrari driver made a better getaway than the Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton and Bottas on the front row, but he ended up tucked behind Hamilton in the braking zone for the first corner, where he locked up and slid into Bottas, spinning the Finn and damaging his own front wing. Read More »

Mexico on the brink as Vela finds World Cup redemption

A second victory on Saturday gives it six points and a chance to win Group F on Wednesday when the team faces Sweden. Mexico entered the match having lost just two of their last 18 World Cup group-stage matches, but having failed to win back-to-back games in the finals of the competition since 2002. Read More »

Vettel penalised after colliding with Bottas in French GP

Four-time champion Hamilton, in a Mercedes, finished ahead of Max Verstappen in a Red Bull and Ferrari's Kimi Räikkonen after starting from pole. Vettel followed suit on the next lap, but took the ultrasofts and his five-second time penalty for colliding with Bottas, and still stayed fifth to set up a grandstand finish. Read More »

England Coach Criticises Media For Leaking Team News

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And though he has been likened to former Chelsea and Germany great Ballack in the past, Hodgson thinks a more accurate comparison would be another England midfielder in Jack Wilshere . The midfielder picked up a thigh injury during England's World Cup opener against Tunisia , and did not train with the rest of the squad on Friday. Read More »

England, New Zealand shatter women’s T20 cricket record against South Africa

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Whereas with New Zealand it was Suzie Bates , who fired the bowlers with 124 runs off 66 balls with a strike rate of 187.87. Lizelle Lee of South Africa looks on as Suzie Bates of New Zealand scores runs. But with England waiting in the wings to pick at South Africa's carcass, Dane van Niekerk and Mignon du Preez showed that they weren't quite finished yet. Read More »

England beat Australia by 6 wickets to lead ODI series 4-0

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Three centuries and a near century innings were manifested at the Riverside Ground on Wednesday, where the big scoring match between England and Australia thumped up for the hosts as they registered an unassailable 4-0 lead in the five match one day worldwide series against the arch rivals. Read More »

Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna suspended 75 games

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Osuna was arrested by Toronto police and charged with assaulting a woman on May 8 and then placed on administrative leave. Osuna's lawyer, Domenic Basile, appeared in Canadian court Monday to say his client planned to plead not guilty to the charge against him. Read More »

Novak Djokovic will face top seed Marin Cilic in Queen's Club final

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Despite the Croat's grass-court prowess and superior recent Grand Slam form, the fact that he's down 14-1 against Djokovic on head to head ensures Cilic won't be feeling superior. "You know, he's probably been playing the best that he's ever played". And finals of Wimbledon , finals of Australian Open. "You can see that he's fighting hard on the court, not letting any points go by him". Read More »

Kroos's goal at the death beats Sweden

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It also prevented South Korea being eliminated, although they need to beat Germany and for Mexico to beat Sweden to stand a chance of qualification. For Germany , a draw would've meant that they needed favours from other teams to move into the next round. However, Marcus Reus pulled things back with a stupendous goal in the 48th minute. Read More »

Messi is not a leader, he is no Ronaldo, claims Petit

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Argentina are aiming for a first World Cup triumph since Diego Maradona inspired them to glory in Mexico in 1986, but Savage, who featured for the likes of Leicester City, Birmingham City, Blackburn Rovers and Derby County in his playing career, believes that the South Americans' over reliance on the 30-year-old Barcelona forward could prove to be their downfall at the summer showpiece. Read More »

Report Names The "Only Way" LeBron James Stays In Cleveland

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In wake of Kawhi Leonard reportedly wanting to be traded, The Plain Dealer reported that the Cavaliers were one of several teams that placed a call to the Spurs about Leonard's availability. Berger also reports that the Cavs have continued to explore the possibility of acquiring Kemba Walker in a trade with the Charlotte Hornets, but their best chance to complete a deal like that would have been with a package centered around the No. Read More »