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Nigerian pastor prescribes 'perfect remedy' for Super Eagles in World Cup

Nigerian pastor prescribes 'perfect remedy' for Super Eagles in World Cup Aika said his crack congregation was on standby and ready for action, "so that what has been destroyed can be readjusted to grant the Super Eagles divine favour all through the tournament". The tiny European nation did ride their luck, however, with Messi missing a second-half penalty. Skipper Mikel Obi has also been withdrawn to defensive midfield from the No 10 position that has caused him s... [Full Article...]

Lakers Acquire 39th Overall Pick From 76ers For Chicago's 2019 2nd Rounder

Lakers Acquire 39th Overall Pick From 76ers For Chicago's 2019 2nd Rounder PT/7 p.m. ET and the rumor mill is beginning to churn. "At just 19, the 6'7" combo guard became the youngest player to win the Liga ACB MVP, the EuroLeague MVP and the EuroLeague Final Four MVP. 2. "Pick one to five, it will be incredible to be selected there, especially for a European guy", Doncic told Yahoo Sports. The Kings have always been known to make wacky draft decisions, perhaps mos... [Full Article...]

Uruguay vs. Saudi Arabia - Football Match Report

Uruguay vs. Saudi Arabia - Football Match Report Al-Owais - winning only his second cap after replacing Abdullah Al-Muaiouf in goal - completely missed a floated Carlos Sanchez corner and Suarez tapped in his 52nd global goal unmarked at the back post. Hattan Bahebri's ambitious 25-yard effort three minutes later forced Fernando Muslera to tip over his bar, before the winger got in ahead of his man to meet Yaseer Al-Shahrani's looping cross thre... [Full Article...]

The Cavs Reportedly Plan On Keeping Kevin Love

The Cavs Reportedly Plan On Keeping Kevin Love The five-time All-Star has helped the Cavaliers reach four straight NBA Finals. He has to let the Cavaliers know by June 29 whether or not he will opt out of the past year of his contract. "Keep in mind that every story is coming nearly directly from his camp, do not be surprised when new LeBron news comes out, and Kawhi news follows, it is all a part of the plan in controlling the narrative". [Full Article...]

Sweden pip S. Korea 1-0 in Group F game

Sweden pip S. Korea 1-0 in Group F game Salvadoran referee Joel Aguilar initially waved the Swedes away, before being called to consult the Video Assistant Referee system. However, after a VAR review of the foul on Claesson from Kim, the referee eventually gave the penalty and there was delight from the men in yellow. [Full Article...]

(Updated) Russia on brink of next stage after beating Egypt

(Updated) Russia on brink of next stage after beating Egypt A shoulder injury kept Salah out of Egypt's opening game against Group A favourites Uruguay, in which the team from north Africa were beaten 1-0. As the hosts of the 2018 World Cup , Russia's minimum goal is to reach the knockout stage. We expect at least one goal from Egypt. Bet the over. "Mo Salah was feeling good to play today". Many watching the match at cafes left in tears or in rage aft... [Full Article...]

David Warner to join St Lucia Stars in Caribbean Premier League

David Warner to join St Lucia Stars in Caribbean Premier League Warner and Smith were handed with 12-month suspensions by Cricket Australia for their involvement in ball-tampering during the third Test in Cape Town during their four-match tour of South Africa , while Bancroft was given a reduced nine-month sentence. [Full Article...]

Southgate is proud of England players amid World Cup VAR controversy

Southgate is proud of England players amid World Cup VAR controversy England manager Gareth Southgate's overly cautious approach and his team's hesitance in front of goal resulted in a nervy 2-1 World Cup win over Tunisia rather than the comfortable victory their early dominance deserved. Euro 2016 ended in humiliation for Kane and England with a loss to Iceland in the last 16, but the team has been transformed by Southgate. VAR was first-ever used at th... [Full Article...]

Uruguay snatch late victory as Salah sits out

Uruguay snatch late victory as Salah sits out In the second round in group A will play: Russia - Egypt (19 June) and Uruguay - Saudi Arabia (June 20). "Perhaps if Mo had been on the pitch today the outcome would have been different but we can't know that". Suarez nearly propelled the Reds to the Premier League title in 2014 but his attempts to replicate that form at the World Cup ended in controversy after a biting incident involving It... [Full Article...]

Former Oregon LB Leiato found dead after crash

Former Oregon LB Leiato found dead after crash Leiato's body was found partially covered with brush on a gravel path about 7 a.m. Authorities said Leiato was in his friend's vehicle when it crashed and rolled over into some brush on the side of the road. He also was charged in January for misdemeanor trespassing. He was expected to play a key role, potentially as a Starter this season under third year Defensive Coordinator Jim Leavitt. [Full Article...]

Morocco v Iran 15 June 2018

Morocco v Iran 15 June 2018 Only on the field as a 77th-minute substitute, the Morocco striker dived to reach a curling cross from the left but wound up glancing a header past goalkeeper Monir El Kajoui. Spain and Queiroz's native Portugal make up the rest of Group B but the 65-year-old insisted it would be "disrespectful" to bring up the sudden departure of Julen Lopetegui to Real Madrid. [Full Article...]

Most wickets in a day in last 115 years

Most wickets in a day in last 115 years It's just about playing those matches, five-day cricket regularly. creating those situations in practice also and thinking and visualizing as batsmen how they are going to play against each opponent. In the end, cricket was the real victor. "It was just the beginning for them", opposing captain Ajinkya Rahane said. Real talent, however, stands the test, and so far the duo has done admirably. [Full Article...]

Germany vs Mexico : How Lozano earned Mexico shock 1-0 victory

Germany vs Mexico : How Lozano earned Mexico shock 1-0 victory Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has insisted that he is ready to return to action ahead of Germany's opening World Cup match against Mexico following months out with a broken metatarsal. Hirving Lozano will be one player to watch for Mexico in the tournament. Germany will definitely try to defend their title but it will be a little tough to cope up with the hopes of the fans ... [Full Article...]

Own goal in injury time lifts Iran over Morocco at World Cup

Own goal in injury time lifts Iran over Morocco at World Cup The World Cup , however, is a test on a different level altogether, and both have to show a different kind of resilience and grit to have any hopes of progressing. This is the first World Cup for Morocco since 1998 in France and their fifth overall. Earlier this week, Morocco failed in their attempt to win the right to host the 2026 World Cup , losing out to a "United" bid from Canada, t... [Full Article...]

Antoine Griezmann: Atletico Madrid forward to stay at La Liga club

Antoine Griezmann: Atletico Madrid forward to stay at La Liga club Griezmann has remained coy about his future in recent weeks, but now, in a sensational TV programme in Spain named 'La Decision' , he has announced that he will be staying at the Wanda Metropolitano beyond this summer. Griezmann took the unprecedented step of announcing his decision during an extensive documentary aired on Movistar +. 'Atletico are doing everything they can to keep the tea... [Full Article...]

Premier League fixtures: Arsenal face Man City, Chelsea in first two games

Premier League fixtures: Arsenal face Man City, Chelsea in first two games Emery has succeeded Arsene Wenger, who left Arsenal after 22 years in charge. The Blues' defence of the Premier League title kicks off with one of the toughest of tests - a trip to Arsenal. Both aiming for cup success and consistent finishes in the top four, the likes of Chelsea and Arsenal have been pushed down the league of late as the Reds and Spurs both climb. [Full Article...]

The Red Arrows wish England luck ahead of World Cup

The Red Arrows wish England luck ahead of World Cup But for me, I don't think it gets much bigger than the World Cup . The Three Lions leave for Russian Federation tomorrow before next Monday's Group G opener against Tunisia in Volgograd. Among those to take to social media were Jamie Vardy's wife Rebekah and Harry Kane's fiance Katie Goodland. England have warmed up with wins over Nigeria and Costa Rica , with many pundits praising ... [Full Article...]

Gronkowski Unlikely Runner-Up in Belmont Stakes

Gronkowski Unlikely Runner-Up in Belmont Stakes Justify , the Triple Crown victor, will get a well-deserved break before racing again this year, although no date or location has been targeted. "He probably broke better today than he has out of the other two (Derby and Preakness), to be honest with you", Smith said. [Full Article...]

Messi Comments On Ronaldo Wanting To Leave Real

Messi Comments On Ronaldo Wanting To Leave Real The Real Madrid icon, five-time Champions League victor, and Twitter superstar (73 million followers and counting) is also 33-years-old, meaning this World Cup could be his last. Juventus are interested in bringing Cristiano Ronaldo to Turin this summer but his preference is a return to Manchester United , according to reports in the Spanish media. [Full Article...]

White Ferns smash record 490-4

White Ferns smash record 490-4 Their total is the highest score in men's or women's one-day internationals. The score is now the highest in the history of ODI cricket including men's cricket. Bates blasted 151 off 94 balls, with 24 fours and two sixes. "It's unbelievable really", Bates said following the innings. However, she conceded 119 runs in her 10-over spell that made her the most expensive bowler in the history... [Full Article...]