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'Earthquake of Joy' in Mexico over World Cup upset win 'Earthquake of Joy' in Mexico over World Cup upset win
- June 18, 2018

Both literally and figuratively. Hirving Lozanoto grabbed the victor in the 35th minute with Germany in disarray moments after a failed attack with Mexico hitting them on the break. Germany didn't play the way it usually plays. "In the first half we played very badly, we were not able to impose our usual way of playing". Serbia's national football squad won their first game of the FIFA 2018 World Cup by defeating Costa Rica 1-0 in Samara's Cosmos Arena. (more...)
Mexico Upsets Germany With 1-0 Win in World Cup Opener Mexico Upsets Germany With 1-0 Win in World Cup Opener
- June 18, 2018

Joshua Kimmich has been regularly hailed as the best right-back in the world over the past year for the way he bombs forward, creates chances and scores goals. Mexico pulled back into a more defensive formation midway through the second half as key players exhausted and had to withstand heavy pressure from Germany . (more...)
Mexico Fans’ World Cup Celebration Triggers Artificial Earthquake Mexico Fans’ World Cup Celebration Triggers Artificial Earthquake
- June 18, 2018

Both literally and figuratively. But not as wild as fans at home in Mexico City, whose epic celebrations caused a minor quake. I think fans in Mexico City were excited. "I barely felt like watching the match, because I thought we were going to get badly beaten". "I put it down to stress, first match nerves, that's true for me too", the Brazil boss said. (more...)
Best Kits Of Fifa World Cup 2018 Best Kits Of Fifa World Cup 2018
- June 18, 2018

Puma has four teams, New Balance has two and Umbro has one team, Peru. It's estimated that 60 percent of players will wear Nike cleats. Adidas CEO Kasper Rorsted has noted that the economic crisis in Russian Federation is expected to weigh on sales around the event, but also predicted that unit sales of jerseys at this year's World Cup will exceed the 8 million Adidas sold in 2014. (more...)
Club Leon parts ways with Landon Donovan Club Leon parts ways with Landon Donovan
- June 18, 2018

He came out of retirement earlier this year to play with Club Leon of Liga MX. Several U.S. players, past and present have taken offence to Landon Donovan going public with his support given the given the circumstances, several have not rinsed the memory of many blood duels. (more...)
Watch Phil Mickelson Intentionally Hit Moving Ball At U.S. Open
- June 18, 2018

Open! When Mickelson exited the scorer's cabin after his round, an assortment of media, family and well-wishers were hanging around to greet him. His playing partner surely did. "The course shouldn't play that way". The guys in the green jackets would have sent him packing before he had a chance to change out of his golf shoes. (more...)
Belgium keep faith with Vincent Kompany as Laurent Ciman sent home Belgium keep faith with Vincent Kompany as Laurent Ciman sent home
- June 18, 2018

In any case, they may be more needed for Tunisia and then England in Group G, than against Panama. "We are confident as well with the progress he has made since the Portugal game that he will be available to be involved in the third game of the group phase". (more...)
Mexico City Celebrating 1-0 World Cup Win Triggers Artificial Earthquake
- June 18, 2018

A man who also guided his team to Confederations Cup success in Russian Federation in 2017 told reporters: "Indeed it is disappointing to have lost the first match, it's a situation we are not used to at all, in the many tournaments before we always won the first match but we have to accept this situation". (more...)
USGA Apologizes for Graphic Sex Talk Aired on U.S. Open Broadcast USGA Apologizes for Graphic Sex Talk Aired on U.S. Open Broadcast
- June 18, 2018

When SN asked Pennington if the offensive audio came from fans on the course or a radio mixup, Pennington confirmed it came from the gallery. The audio of the conversation was published by Awful Announcing and can be heard, here. To his credit, Buck handled the sound snafu with aplomb, noting: "The reviews are in". "We were --ing so hard, and I headbutted her in the head", the man said, among other things, but the other doesn't sound convinced: "Yeah, what actually happened, pal?" Fox ... (more...)
Nature Valley Open: Angry Johanna Konta loses in Nottingham final
- June 18, 2018

Top seed Ashleigh Barty awaits her in Sunday's final after the Australian beat Naomi Osaka of Japan 6-3 6-4. Konta had not dropped a set on her way to the final but was up against it in Nottingham after losing the first set to an inspired Barty. (more...)
NDSU football on board with change to redshirt football rule
- June 18, 2018

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. Imagine if the rule had been in place last season. This will allow the younger guys to still get valuable game experience without losing eligibility. (more...)
Fleetwood makes U.S. Open history
- June 18, 2018

Fans took to social media to roast him for unsporting conduct. The fiasco unfolded on Mickelson's 48th birthday. Daniel Berger and Tony Finau , who started the third round 11 shots out of the lead, each shot 4-under 66 before Johnson hit his first shot. (more...)
Germany and Brazil roll into the World Cup Germany and Brazil roll into the World Cup
- June 18, 2018

We were not able to impose our usual way of playing", Loew told a news conference. "In the second half we pressed more but Mexico dropped back", he added. Germany have lost just once in 11 matches against Mexico and have beaten them in all five of their meetings at major global tournaments, including a 4-1 drubbing in last year's Confederations Cup. (more...)
Rhian Brewster set to sign his first professional contract with Liverpool Rhian Brewster set to sign his first professional contract with Liverpool
- June 18, 2018

Gladbach were among the sides interested, along with RB Leipzig, and Liverpool even cancelled a scheduled pre-season friendly with Dieter Hecking's side due to their pursuit of the striker. It marks a significant deal for Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, who will have feared that Brewster would have followed fellow U17 success Jadon Sancho overseas. (more...)
Kentucky 5-star PG commit Ashton Hagans reclassifies to class of 2018 Kentucky 5-star PG commit Ashton Hagans reclassifies to class of 2018
- June 18, 2018

After decommitting from Georgia in February, Kentucky offered Hagans on March 29 and on April 10, he chose the Wildcats over North Carolina, Florida State, Georgia Tech and Auburn among others. Travis averaged 19.5 points and 8.7 rebounds for the Cardinal last season. Hagans graduated early and will join Keldon Johnson, E.J. Montgomery, Tyler Herro, and Immanuel Quickley in the next United Kingdom freshman class. (more...)
Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur quoted £75m for Anthony Martial Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur quoted £75m for Anthony Martial
- June 18, 2018

Jose Mourinho couldn't miss out on the opportunity to sign Sanchez for free but perhaps even he couldn't have foreseen the problems that were to come from signing the former Barcelona star. While United only paid £36 million initially to sign Martial, they have actually shelled out nearly £50m on the French ace due to adds ons, and they want to make a profit on that outlay. (more...)
Ozil, Gundogan drama could impact Germany - Bierhoff Ozil, Gundogan drama could impact Germany - Bierhoff
- June 18, 2018

German national soccer team head coach Joachim Loew walks to a plane for the departure of Germany's national soccer team to Russian Federation, for the World Cup 2018, in Frankfurt, Germany , Tuesday, June 12, 2018. "I have no concerns after this game", said Germany coach Joachim Loew. But the jeering of Gundogan didn't appear to be restricted to right-wing hooligans. (more...)
Michigan to have blue end zones at Michigan Stadium for first time Michigan to have blue end zones at Michigan Stadium for first time
- June 17, 2018

Here's a before view if you're having trouble thinking of what Michigan's end zones have traditionally looked like. An example, released by the school, can be seen in the picture above. Keep it here for more updates. The blue end zones will be on display for the first time on September 8 when Jim Harbaugh's team hosts Western Michigan. (more...)
South Africa beats England 23-12 to clinch rugby Test series South Africa beats England 23-12 to clinch rugby Test series
- June 17, 2018

Known affectionately - by South Africa's fans, anyway - as "the Beast", Mtawarira is set to become the first black Springbok to reach 100 global caps for his country. Youngs was asked if this was a bad case of deja vu, to which he replied, 'We're really disappointed, we lost the series, we're gutted about that. Farrell, added: "We want to learn our lessons now, I know 2019 (Rugby World Cup) is part of the big picture but we want to learn our lessons now and start winning now". (more...)
USGA apologizes for unfairness of Shinnecock Hills
- June 17, 2018

Koepka made only two birdies in his hard-earned round of 72, leaving him poised to become the first player since Curtis Strange in 1989 to win back-to-back in the U.S. He hasn't been in great form this year, and he got it done on Saturday with putting. Not sure that can last, although he's hitting it pretty well overall this week (19th in strokes gained on approach shots). (more...)
San Francisco Brewery Trolls LeBron James With Bluntly Named Beer San Francisco Brewery Trolls LeBron James With Bluntly Named Beer
- June 17, 2018

Otherwise, beer drinkers in San Francisco can try it themselves and tell James about it. The brewery, which is based in San Francisco, is selling a new hazy IPA called " Lebron Tears ". Not only did the brewery name it " Lebron Tears ", but it also referenced the Cavaliers' Game 1 loss. While the Warriors-Cavaliers rivalry has been entertaining for many National Basketball Association fans over the past couple of years, especially for Golden State fans, we may have seen the last of it, as ... (more...)
Marvin Bagley III to sign five-year Puma deal Marvin Bagley III to sign five-year Puma deal
- June 17, 2018

Multiple sources told The Oregonian/OregonLive that Puma is also close to a deal with former Arizona Wildcats big man Deandre Ayton. This would be the first National Basketball Association player Puma has signed since Vince Carter in 1998. (more...)
History made as VAR used for first time in World Cup match History made as VAR used for first time in World Cup match
- June 17, 2018

But I'll have to see it". Australia earned a penalty the conventional way-an obvious handball on Samuel Umtiti-four minutes later, and Mile Jedinak converted on the ensuing PK to pull Australia even. "When the referee went to check out the video, I already had the penalty [in my mind] - I was focused on taking it". "He has a big salary and always plays at the big matches and tournaments". (more...)
Shields in for England as Robshaw is dropped Shields in for England as Robshaw is dropped
- June 17, 2018

Cipriani's last Test cap for England came against France ahead of the Rugby World Cup in 2015. Flanker Chris Robshaw has been dropped for England's second test against South Africa . "Danny Cipriani will come onto the bench as we are looking for something a little bit different to finish the game, which he can bring. He's been training well and doing everything that has been asked of him", Jones said. (more...)
Johanna Konta eases into Nottingham Open semi-finals Johanna Konta eases into Nottingham Open semi-finals
- June 17, 2018

Johanna Konta eased into the semi-finals of the Nature Valley Open in Nottingham with a straight-set victory over Dalila Jakupovic . It was a first meeting between Konta and Jakupovic, and it was the Slovenian who made the first move with a break for 2-1. (more...)

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