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Sports Mexico beats cup holders Germany
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Germany woke to gloomy headlines of "chaos" and "humiliation" on Monday after the defending World Cup champions fell 1-0 to Mexico in a shock opening defeat in Russian Federation. Playing in Group F, Mexico next faces South Korea on Saturday, with a game against Sweden the following Wednesday, and it stands a very good chance of reaching the next round after toppling mighty Germany .

Sports Serbia vs Switzerland: Battling Swiss unchanged for Serbia showdown
Author: 0 Serbia vs Switzerland: Battling Swiss unchanged for Serbia showdown

And Serbia head coach Mladen Krstajic is braced for a hard encounter, telling Swiss newspaper Blick: "They are very strong!" Don't miss a moment of the World Cup! "It was very good teamwork on the right side". Switzerland came right back into the game seven minutes after halftime thanks to Xhaka's fulminating strike after a rebound fell nicely into his path.

Sports LeBron prefers staying with Cleveland
Author: 0 LeBron prefers staying with Cleveland

And while there are numerous unknowns, there is one indisputable fact: the Cavs must upgrade their roster to have any chance of keeping James and continuing a relationship that was resurrected in 2014. Windhorst made sure to say this is what he thinks, and that it is not an official report, so this should be taken with a grain of salt. LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers stands on the court during their game against the Golden State Warriors at ORACLE Arena on January 16, 2017 in ...

Sports Ahmed Shehzad fails dope test
Author: 0 Ahmed Shehzad fails dope test

The PCB source said that as per the WADA and ICC anti-doping regulations, random dope tests were carried out regularly in domestic cricket as well. The short statement issued by the board says that the authority can not yet name or take action against the player as per International Cricket Council (ICC) rules "until the chemical report is confirmed by the Anti-Dope Agency of the government".

Sports Los Angeles Lakers select Moritz Wagner with No. 25 pick
Author: 0 Los Angeles Lakers select Moritz Wagner with No. 25 pick

Wagner grew up in the Prenzlauer Berg neighborhood of Germany's capital religiously watching National Basketball Association games and even American college hoops. Los Angeles has received punishment twice in the past for tampering, but this year the Lakers want to make sure the rules are "crystal clear to everyone" to avoid punishment from the league.

Sports Nigeria coach Rohr says Super Eagles 'won't lose' against Iceland
Author: 0 Nigeria coach Rohr says Super Eagles 'won't lose' against Iceland

The President of the Nigerian Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has met with the Super Eagles players in Russian Federation ahead of their World Cup match against Iceland . After losing their first game in Russian Federation against Croatia , the Super Eagles will face Iceland this afternoon, June 22, and only a win will give them the chance to make the round of 16.

Sports US Open: Phil Mickelson apologises for putting moving ball
Author: 0 US Open: Phil Mickelson apologises for putting moving ball

Mickelson had offered to withdraw from the tournament after the incident, but USGA CEO Mike Davis assured him a two-shot penalty was the appropriate punishment. "You know, it's not his finest moment, but hopefully, he'll learn from it", Amy went on. The USGA chose to stick with its two-stroke penalty and nothing more, leaving it to Mickelson himself to determine any further punishment.

Sports Brooks Koepka wins second straight U.S. Open
Author: 0 Brooks Koepka wins second straight U.S. Open

Why not, indeed. Whining is for losers, and the man who emerged from the chaos to become the first player to win back-to-back Opens in almost 30 years didn't have time for it from the moment he set foot on Shinnecock Hills . "I miss competing. That's really what it is". The 28-year-old Floridian triumphed by one shot over England's Tommy Fleetwood on an absorbing afternoon to back up his breakthrough major victory at Erin Hills 12 months ago, having only recently recovered from a wrist ...

Sports Brazil and Neymar try to bounce back from World Cup draw
Author: 0 Brazil and Neymar try to bounce back from World Cup draw

It's still goalless here against a typically defensive Costa Rica. The Selecao need their talisman at his best after drawing 1-1 with Switzerland in their 2018 FIFA World Cup opener, and the Mirror's Alex Richards reported on his withdrawal, which comes after Neymar only recently recovered from a broken foot.

Sports Nigeria 0-0 Iceland
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While Mikel Obi is ready to play anywhere to help the Super Eagles , Rohr came out all gun blazing, blasting the criticism over Mikel as an attacking midfielder and hinted that he might use him in a similar role against Iceland . Nigeria have lost each of their last three World Cup games. "Wishing the boys the best of luck against Iceland ". I was really impressed by them against Argentina.

Author: 0 Neymar rumours circle ahead of Brazil vs Costa Rica World Cup clash

Brazil ´s forward Neymar chases the ball during a training session of Brazil national football team at Yug Sport Stadium, in Sochi, on June 19, 2018, ahead of the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup football tournament. "I wouldn't like to use rough tactics, I think there are ways to perform and the boys are clear how we need to play", said Ramirez. However, it's a forced change due to the thigh injury of Manchester City full-back Danilo.

Sports Fox News commentator Charles Krauthammer dies at 68
Author: 0 Fox News commentator Charles Krauthammer dies at 68

Mr. Krauthammer had said earlier this month that he was battling an aggressive form of cancer and his doctors told him he had weeks to live. "This is the final verdict", he wrote. News of Krauthammer's death brought reactions from conservative politicians and personalities. Before long, Krauthammer became a household name. "However, recent tests have revealed that the cancer has returned", he wrote.

Sports Lakers reached out to Spurs about Kawhi Leonard
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The two were expected to discuss the fractured relationship between Leonard and the Spurs organization, which has left Leonard feeling "uncomfortable with the Spurs organization" and eyeing a trade to Los Angeles, preferably to the Lakers. Not all of these are likely, but with the Kawhi Leonard trade rumors swirling, it's time to take a look at seven potential destinations for the superstar wing, what it would take to facilitate a deal, and why these proposed moves wouldn't come to fruition.

Sports Andy Murray back from injury, loses to Nick Kyrgios in 3 sets
Author: 0 Andy Murray back from injury, loses to Nick Kyrgios in 3 sets

The former world No. 1 had been out for nearly a year with a hip injury, last playing at Wimbledon, yet an expectant crowd saw a surprisingly polished performance at Queen's Club as he made his comeback. "I'm a bit stiff just now". "I didn't get off to the best of starts and maybe there were some pre-match nerves, which is completely normal for the first match on grass in your home country".

Sports Leaked England line-up photo appears to show Sterling is out
Author: 0 Leaked England line-up photo appears to show Sterling is out

That's why I wasn't in the squad as much. It's hard to explain. "Gareth's shown a lot of faith in me. They just want to pull you down". At 24, he still sounds like he is learning the sport. It looks like Gareth Southgate is taking Jamie Carragher's advice. I'd be saying to my mum, 'Why are they picking on me?' I can't express enough how thankful I am for that.

Sports Japan seals historic win over 10-man Colombia
Author: 0 Japan seals historic win over 10-man Colombia

Several viral videos show Japanese fans systematically picking up and disposing of trash into plastic bags while donning Blue Samurai jerseys. According to a translation of the video, the Colombian man filming the Japanese fans can be heard praising the nation's culture and scolding his own people for not following their example.

Sports Trae Young drafted by Mavs, but you won't see him in Dallas
Author: 0 Trae Young drafted by Mavs, but you won't see him in Dallas

The Atlanta Hawks and the Dallas Mavericks - who were reportedly struggling to finish a deal in recent days leading up to Thursday's National Basketball Association draft at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn - finally got it done. Oklahoma was in the midst of an 11-20 season when Young committed. The 6-foot-8 point guard had 8 points, 8 rebounds and 2 assists in 29 minutes, hitting a memorable one-handed 3-pointer off one leg as the shot clock ran down to keep Kirolbet Baskonia at bay late.

Sports Big Ballin': Jay-Z Signs On As Puma’s President Of Basketball Operations
Author: 0 Big Ballin': Jay-Z Signs On As Puma’s President Of Basketball Operations

Petrick also clarified Jay-Z's title during an interview with Complex . On the heels of the release of Everything Is Love , Puma has announced Jay- Z will become the brand's new creative consultant. The rapper - who founded streaming service Tidal and entertainment company Roc Nation - will be assisting with the brands fashion creative direction and product, as well as recruiting National Basketball Association players and fellow artists.

Sports Vintage Suarez leads Uruguay through to last-16
Author: 0 Vintage Suarez leads Uruguay through to last-16

At least Suarez, who missed three sitters in Uruguay's 1-0 opening win against Egypt, was his vintage efficient self with his 52nd worldwide goal although he will not have dismissed fears he was not 100 percent fit. Another alternative to watch Saudi Arabia vs Uruguay is to try out the FuboTV 7-day free trial . Uruguay has now reached the second round in three straight World Cups under the 71-year-old Tabarez.

Sports SBS to the rescue for Oz World Cup coverage after Optus disruptions
Author: 0 SBS to the rescue for Oz World Cup coverage after Optus disruptions

SBS has a deal that only allows it to broadcast selected games from the group and knockout stages, along with Socceroos games, both semi-finals and the final. SBS managing director Michael Ebeid has said that, if the technical issues are not fixed within the 48-hour window, then the simulcasting could be extended.

Sports Deandre Ayton After Suns Meeting: 'I Know I'm Going Number 1'
Author: 0 Deandre Ayton After Suns Meeting: 'I Know I'm Going Number 1'

Ayton went to high school in Phoenix and played as a freshman for the Arizona Wildcats in the 2017-18 season. "I know I'm going No. 1", Ayton told reporters Wednesday. Deandre Ayton spent Wednesday with the Suns with the feeling that this was the start of a handsome relationship. "It was everything that we expected from DeAndre.

Sports Kevin McHale Taking Heat For Reported Visit To Donald Trump Rally
Author: 0 Kevin McHale Taking Heat For Reported Visit To Donald Trump Rally

The crowd roared, and broke into a "USA" chant. "We're going to keep families together and the border is going to be just as tough as it's been", Trump told the cheering crowd in Duluth on Wednesday night. As the protesters were escorted out , Trump questioned whether one protesters was a man or woman. And with the industrial and upper Midwest looming large for Trump's re-election hopes, the president vowed to spend more time there before 2020.

Sports Senegal pip Poland 2-1 on World Cup return after 16 years
Author: 0 Senegal pip Poland 2-1 on World Cup return after 16 years

Senegal however, became the first African nation at this tournament to win their opening fixture at this World Cup . The Senegal midfielder passed to Gueye, whose right-footed shot from the arc headed toward Szczesny's far post. Poland's previous World Cup appearance was in Germany in 2006, when they did not get past the group stage. Niang, who at 23 has already played for Caen, AC Milan, Montpellier, Genoa, Watford and Torino, said: "I saw a ball coming back from the Polish ...

Sports Stokes, Woakes to miss remainder of Australia series
Author: 0 Stokes, Woakes to miss remainder of Australia series

We have named a 14-man squad for our IT20 matches against Australia and India. The teams also meet in Durham on June 21 and in Manchester on June 24 before taking part in a one-off Twenty20 worldwide in Birmingham on June 27. England play Australia in a one-off T20 at Edgbaston on June 27 ahead of a three-match series against India, which gets underway with the first match at Old Trafford on July 3.

Sports Phil Mickelson 'embarrassed' and 'sorry' for US Open putting controversy
Author: 0 Phil Mickelson 'embarrassed' and 'sorry' for US Open putting controversy

Open that saw him take a two-stroke penalty for a blatant violation of the rules. He says: "My anger and frustration got the best of me last weekend". Mickelson said. "It's amusing". "To hit a ball on goal, when it's still moving, is unacceptable". I'm sure he realizes it. Spieth has been struggling for consistency throughout 2018, but preferred to praise Koepka rather than discuss other factors at play during the major.

Sports A Dummy’s Guide To Thursday’s NBA Draft
Author: 0 A Dummy’s Guide To Thursday’s NBA Draft

Sexton will not be the only SEC player to go in the first round, although he may get the most attention in media-mad NY if the Knicks make him the No. Instead, Young's goals are much more lofty. "They will also be featured in upcoming brand campaigns and activations". "It was insane", Young said. Predicted to be a future superstar by many analysts, Trae Young certainly impressed during his freshmen season at Oklahoma.

Sports Dele Alli absent as England team train ahead of Panama match
Author: 0 Dele Alli absent as England team train ahead of Panama match

Depending on Alli's recovery, Southgate may opt to rest his creative midfielder in favour of Ruben Loftus-Cheek, who looked lively in the closing stages against Tunisia . Dele Alli is a doubt for England's World Cup clash with Panama on Sunday, sources have told ESPN FC, after suffering a thigh strain during the Three Lions' 2-1 Group G victory against Tunisia on Monday.

Sports Cameron Norrie admits difference in serving cost him against Stan Wawrinka
Author: 0 Cameron Norrie admits difference in serving cost him against Stan Wawrinka

British number two Cameron Norrie will play three-time Grand Slam victor Stan Wawrinka at Queen's Club on Monday. The 33-year-old arrived in west London having lost six of his last seven ATP Tour matches and, given grass has never been Wawrinka's favourite surface, he might have feared more misery at the pre-Wimbledon event.

Sports Phillies fan injured by flying hot dog launched by Phanatic
Author: 0 Phillies fan injured by flying hot dog launched by Phanatic

The baseball team's mascot, the Phillie Phanatic, was shooting frankfurters into the crowd from his hot dog cannon during Monday's MLB game against the St. "When I tell my brothers, they started laughing", she said to NBC10. She also expressed an understanding of the potential humor to be found in her plight, despite her injuries.