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by | June 18, 2018 | 07:57

The NBA annually takes chances on talented players with legit concerns but if Porter slides in the draft, it will be because of injury concerns and not anything related to his character. Porter previously canceled his workout due to a strained hip. Porter only played in three games for Missouri as a freshman last season because of back surgery.

by | June 18, 2018 | 06:02

Standings: Iran - 3 (1 match), Spain - 0 (0), Portugal - 0 (0), Morocco - 0 (1). It was Morocco's Aziz Bouhaddouz who scored the heartbreaking own goal in the fifth minute of injury time . Morocco started brilliantly, hounding Iran and swarming forward with such ferocity that on the line, Queiroz spent most of the opening 20 minutes urging his players to pause and take a breath.

by | June 18, 2018 | 04:51

Canadian Milos Raonic was looking at the bigger picutre after a loss to Roger Federer Sunday morning in the Stutttgart Open final. Kyrgios won their first clash in Madrid back in 2015, 6-7 (2-7), 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (12-10) but Federer hit back to take the victory in Miami a year ago, 7-6 (9-7), 6-7 (9-11), 7-6 (7-5).

by | June 17, 2018 | 15:26

For all the action on the field, however, controversy dominated the narrative as Sri Lanka refused to take the field at the start of the day after umpires, concerned over the altered condition of the ball from the previous day, changed the ball and awarded West Indies five penalty runs.

by | June 17, 2018 | 13:02

And he revealed his players were energised after gathering to watch the spectacular 3-3 draw between Spain and Portugal that has been the early highlight of this World Cup . But Lingard, like many of his team-mates, did not get to this point the easy way. "If somebody has got something to say, as long as it's constructive criticism, people take it on the chin." the utility players adds.

by | June 17, 2018 | 11:38

Yet Cueva struck an terrible penalty, leaving the red-and-white clad Peru fans distraught. Peru created the better chances throughout the 90 minutes and missed a penalty through Christian Cueva , but a second-half strike from Yussuf Poulsen extended Denmark's unbeaten run to 16 matches, as well as ending Peru's 15-game undefeated streak.

by | June 17, 2018 | 11:25

Pogba, 25, later posted a photograph of himself with the shin pad on Twitter, with the message: "Dad, this one's for you". He was with his two other sons, who were wearing shirts stating: "Happy Father's Day". The 65-year-old Dutchman added: "It's very hard to decide when you have 50,000 people (in the stadium) on his back, he must decide". "We had some luck to win but it was very important to start the tournament with a victory".

by | June 17, 2018 | 11:24

Afghanistan have a long way to go before they can challenge the leading test nations and the best way to bridge the gap is to play regularly against their "A" teams, coach Phil Simmons said after the team's deflating long-form debut against India .

by | June 17, 2018 | 11:27

I can nearly assure you 100 percent he'll play", Cuper said in the pre-match press conference. "We want to have him in top form for Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia". Egypt's goal keeper was a hero! "I took Salah's shirt as a gift for my children, who also see him as a star", Cavani told reporters after the game.

by | June 17, 2018 | 10:02

Sergio Aguero had given the twice world champions the lead after 19 minutes of the Group D match. Argentina's forward Lionel Messi runs with the ball during the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Argentina and Iceland at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow on June 16, 2018.

by | June 17, 2018 | 07:58

Russian police said the driver in the crash has been detained and Moscow's traffic monitoring agency said the driver claimed the crash wasn't premeditated. The witness added some of those hit were wearing Mexican team colours. Taxi crashed into pedestrians in Moscow . The crash occurred near Gostiny Dvor, where visitors have gathered amid World Cup festivities.

by | June 17, 2018 | 04:54

Job done and then some as far as a World Cup host can be concerned, and Egypt and Uruguay have a tough act to follow when they resume the Group A action against one another on Friday. The midfielder was already on the radar of a number of top clubs in Europe before the World Cup opener, but since the game the noise around his future has grown even louder.

by | June 17, 2018 | 04:48

Birdies? Forget about it. Rose converted an eight-footer at the 15th to briefly get within one of Johnson but missed a putt from a similar distance at the next, while Koepka three-putted from 30 feet at the 17th to join the group on three over.

by | June 17, 2018 | 04:04

After all , the Lakers are among the leading suitors for LeBron James and perhaps Paul George , another Southern Californian who would like to return. The Leonard-Popovich meeting can still take place in the six days before the draft, but, with the trade desire public, it puts everything into question.

by | June 17, 2018 | 01:57

Open. Phil Mickelson was handed a two-shot penalty during the third round of the US Open , but should he have been punished further? "His score for the hole was 10". Not a good look for the birthday boy, who apparently is simply becoming a grumpy old man. "I've had multiple times where I've wanted to do that, I just finally did".

by | June 16, 2018 | 18:33

France opened their World Cup campaign in Kazan on Saturday morning with a game against Australia. "I'm 100 per cent, I wanted to continue", he said. "It would be a surprise", he admitted on the eve of their Kazan Arena clash. To do that, the 38-year-old forward needs to score for the fourth consecutive World Cup .

by | June 16, 2018 | 18:23

Ruling body Federation Internationale de Football Association is looking into why more than 5,000 ticket holders didn't show up for Friday's World Cup match between Uruguay and Egypt . The doctors are giving him the options to play or not. Tune Popoola, the Secretary General of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) said that the Egyptians held their own and indeed showed that their qualification to the World Cup was not a fluke.

by | June 16, 2018 | 18:24

More from Yahoo Sports :• Give 'em the bird: Pop singer flips off World Cup TV audience • Was MJ's infamous '98 Finals shot a foul? "The Mexicans come up against Brazil or Germany ...and "boom" they're out", he said . Spain (+600), which shockingly fired its manager on Tuesday, France (+650) and Argentina (+950) round out the favorites. Miroslav Klose, of Germany , scored 16 World Cup final goals across four tournaments until 2014.

by | June 16, 2018 | 18:24

With Russia winning 5-0 vs Saudi Arabia, the game held extra importance due to the hosts' likely to hold a superior goal difference in most scenarios. Egypt face Uruguay in the second game of the 2018 World Cup on Friday, completing the first round of fixtures in Group A . Egypt appeared on pace to earn a draw until Jose Gimenez's late victor.

by | June 16, 2018 | 18:19

Open at Torrey Pines. Woods stopped and wished McIlroy well. He steadied his round with a birdie and seven pars but successive double bogeys on the back nine wrecked his card. "It's weird, you can feel when he is about", Gregory said. "Because if you don't hit the fairway, you're not getting to the green". Jason Day (16-1) and Jordan Spieth (18-1) had slightly better odds.

by | June 16, 2018 | 18:17

First time in the history of world cup VAR (Video Assistant Referee) system would be used. "This announcement is huge for soccer in the USA and maybe even bigger for soccer in Nashville", Butch Spyridon, president and CEO of the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp, said.

by | June 16, 2018 | 18:10

Prior to matchday two in the Champions League set for either October 2 or October 3, Liverpool will play Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Excited Arsenal fans were brought back down to earth with a bump after seeing the 2018-19 Premier League fixtures on Thursday morning.

by | June 16, 2018 | 18:07

Iran's Karim Ansarifard and Alireza Jahanbakhsh had strong words for Nike following their team's 1-0 win against Morocco to open the World Cup. It has been a source of inspiration for us. "We train and we play under [bad] conditions", Queiroz said. I think it's my duty to say, "let our boys play football". Morocco coach Herve Renard said his team were "crucified" by the late goal but remained optimistic.

by | June 16, 2018 | 17:59

You sense that every game - and every point - will matter in this group, and as such, it's imperative that Nigeria avoid defeat when they face Croatia in Kaliningrad in Saturday's group opener. The Over-Under on goals scored in this 2018 World Cup match is 2.5. There are, however, better groups to be the second-best team in, as the group D runners-up will most likely see themselves facing the most talented team the French have fielded in at least two decades.

by | June 16, 2018 | 18:00

According to ESPN , Golden Boy's final offer was a split of 57.5 percent to 42.5 percent in Mr. Alvarez's favor. The bout reportedly takes place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV. "And if he accepts it it's because in his heart, in his mind, it's what's best for him". Many a false dawn had arisen with people getting ahead of themselves that a deal had been agreed upon, or most recently Oscar De Lay Hoya publicly fighting for his man Canelo verbally along with Eric Gomez.

by | June 16, 2018 | 17:54

There are reports that the Celtics might go after James and that could make things a little awkward for Irving given the fact that he left the Cavs to not be partnering with James. In this business, I've experienced it all, and I've seen a lot. "You just try to focus on what's important going into next year with who we have and what we're capable of".

by | June 16, 2018 | 17:45

On behalf of all Afghans I pay tribute to their contribution to the game of cricket and honour them for their contribution to the game. Then there are the all-rounders in R Ashwin, Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja who can change the game with both their batting and bowling.

by | June 15, 2018 | 02:50

And after the smug seal of approval, Putin then reaches over as the pair embrace in a handshake. "I already felt very happy when I knew I could come here with my squad, but I never, ever dreamed of something like this". We have entered Federation Internationale de Football Association, so that is a big achievement for Saudi Arabia . A lack of an attacking threat in recent outings was a primary concern for Russian Federation going into a group campaign in which they will also face Egypt and ...

by | June 15, 2018 | 02:24

When it comes to the reasons for watching the FIFA World Cup , some of the popular responses among 2018 FIFA World Cup fans include "I love to watch the FIFA World Cup " (48%) and "To watch the best soccer players compete against each other" (34%).

by | June 15, 2018 | 01:17

Despite being the second most populous nation, 1.25-billion-strong India has long struggled in world football and is now ranked 97 in Fifa's rankings . In this Monday Oct. 9, 2017 filer, Iceland's captain Aron Gunnarsson celebrates at the end of the World Cup Group I qualifying soccer match between Iceland and Kosovo in Reykjavik, Iceland.

by | June 14, 2018 | 16:33

But while the infrastructure of the world's four Grand Slams gets constantly upgraded, the furniture at the top of men's tennis remains bolted down. Perhaps. But under so much pressure from Nadal all afternoon, Thiem made mistakes that piled up. Thiem dug in - especially in the roughly 13-minute sixth game - but he crumbled attempting to stay in the set, making four unforced errors.

by | June 14, 2018 | 16:34

As noted in the report, both Napoli and Atletico Madrid have been linked with a move for the Germany global, but Arsenal appear poised to win the race for his signature. German global Leno began his career with Stuttgart in 2009 before moving on to Leverkusen in 2011. Leno has all the tools to become a fine goalkeeper and a change of scenery, especially at a club like Arsenal, may give him the platform to refocus and develop.

by | June 14, 2018 | 16:20

It is an inspiration for global cricket. "It's a great moment for us as we embark on our Test journey", said Afghan Captain Asghar Stanikzai , the second-most capped player on the Afghan side, in an interview with AFP news agency. Afghanistan, who have been forced to train in India since 2015 because of the conflict at home, have just secured a T20 series sweep over Bangladesh with teen sensation Rashid Khan now an global star.

by | June 14, 2018 | 15:08

Because of the new rule , a player will be allowed to potentially play in four games in his redshirt season and complete seasons in four other seasons. In an attempt to prevent schools from tampering with student-athletes already enrolled at another institution, the NCAA has made tampering a Level 2 violation.

by | June 14, 2018 | 15:09

Liverpool , the losing Champions League finalists, appear to have the toughest start of any of the likely title-contenders. Liverpool will be the first visitors to the yet-to-be-named stadium on the weekend of September 15-16, the club confirmed.