• Phoenix Suns: 2018 NBA Draft grades
Phoenix Suns: 2018 NBA Draft grades

Ayton said the two could form a power duo he called "Shaq and Kobe 2.0", referring to former Los Angeles Lakers teammates Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant. The first player in conference history to win all awards. He would later transfer to Hillcrest Prep and move to Phoenix to live with his family. Rowley said Ayton has a presence in Phoenix, ha...

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  • FIFA World Cup 2018, highlights, Rostov, Mexico beat South Korea
FIFA World Cup 2018, highlights, Rostov, Mexico beat South Korea

This win followed one of the World Cup's most confounding upsets, when Mexico toppled Germany 1-0 in its opener. Mexico will finish their group-stage campaign against Sweden on June 27, while South Korea face the world champions Germany on the same day.

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  • Serbia vs. Switzerland - Football Match Report
Serbia vs. Switzerland - Football Match Report

Kosovo was a former province of Serbia , and Serbian fans gathered in Kaliningrad Tuesday to celebrate Russia's 3-1 over Egypt while chanting "Kosovo is Serbia ". During the game Shaqiri wore athletic shoes that depicted the Kosovo flag of Kosovo on the back of one heel and the Swiss flag on the other. Xhaka's parents are originally from Koso...

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  • How football fans reacted to Paul Pogba's performance for France vs Peru
How football fans reacted to Paul Pogba's performance for France vs Peru

And while he's often criticised by football fans on Twitter for his performance, Pogba was getting plenty of praise for his display against Peru . The 34-year-old striker Paolo Guerrero , who won a late reprieve to play in Russian Federation after his drugs ban was overturned, came on for the last 30 minutes against Denmark and Peru's all-t...

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  • Who is Lionel Messi’s wife Antonella Roccuzzo? Do they have children?
Who is Lionel Messi’s wife Antonella Roccuzzo? Do they have children?

Argentina talisman Messi has generally been saluted for being a step or two ahead of Portugal superstar Ronaldo, but Keane has an alternative view as he talked up the qualities of his former Manchester United team-mate. However, there is no basis for the claim that Messi doesn't produce his best form for Argentina . An Iceland draw would be g...

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  • This is a shocking Kevin Love report
This is a shocking Kevin Love report

Chicago team sources said there was no truth to the rumors of moving up, per Goodwill's report, and if that's the case the Bulls could have Porter fall to them at No. It's quite a quandary for Cleveland, and James isn't helping the Cavs by keeping them in suspense. After the Cavs' Game 4 loss to the Golden State Warriors in the Finals, Love add...

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  • Senegal fans celebrate victory over Poland by cleaning the stadium
Senegal fans celebrate victory over Poland by cleaning the stadium

Japan beat 10-man Colombia 2-1 in their opening Group H match on Tuesday, the first time an Asian team has overcome a South American one at the World Cup. 'An important aspect of Japanese society is making sure that everything is absolutely clean and that's the case in all sporting events and certainly also in football'.

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  • Azmoun insists he's not scared of Cristiano Ronaldo
Azmoun insists he's not scared of Cristiano Ronaldo

Read all of Business Insider's World Cup coverage here . "At the World Cup , everything is complicated". The former team of the Atlas Lions defeated Portugal 3-1. Federation Internationale de Football Association reminded its followers of the famous win of Morocco on June 11. Coming to Morocco , they did not concede a single goal in the ...

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  • Lewandosky reveals why Poland lost to Senegal
Lewandosky reveals why Poland lost to Senegal

Then on the hour, woeful defending allowed Mbaye Niang to tap home into an empty net before Poland pulled one back via Grzegorz Krychowiak's late header. With Senegal yet to face Japan , realistically, only one of the two sides can now qualify for the knockout stages of the competition. The matchup presents a marquee individual showdown ...

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  • England's Delph ready to miss a game to be at birth
England's Delph ready to miss a game to be at birth

England begin their World Cup campaign on Monday night but one big issue has blighted their preparations in Russian Federation. "I do know the team, but he says I'm not allowed to tell you". Such considered tutelage coupled with the promise at his disposal has brought encouragement ahead of the World Cup , but it is underpinned by common sens...

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  • Uruguay star Suarez in final shot at World Cup redemption
Uruguay star Suarez in final shot at World Cup redemption

Leheta said: "Salah participated in training with his team-mates for the entire session and he is ready to play against Russian Federation according to technical staff. Whatever the outcome, it is clear that Egyptians all over the world are proud of their players and will be out in the stands, in cafes, and at home watching closely and standing in ...

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  • India Vs Afghanistan, One-Off Test: Shikhar Dhawan Hammers Century Before Lunch
India Vs Afghanistan, One-Off Test: Shikhar Dhawan Hammers Century Before Lunch

Their fielders were busy, Mohammad Shahzad was effervescent. Salim Durani, 83, the former India all-rounder who was born in Afghanistan , was the special guest for the day. "These achievements have come about in challenging and hard circumstances. This demonstrates the indomitable Afghan spirit to overcome all challenges and realise aspiration...

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  • Gareth Southgate wants England to 'send people to work happy'
Gareth Southgate wants England to 'send people to work happy'

The Manchester United youth product, who has scored thrice while on worldwide duty, was set to attend his first World Cup this month, although his most recent injury has put his inclusion in doubt. Kane shakes hands with Gareth Southgate after being substituted in the friendly against Nigeria . It comes after the Three Lions spoke to injur...

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  • Sebastian Vettel sets course record to claim pole for Montreal Grand Prix
Sebastian Vettel sets course record to claim pole for Montreal Grand Prix

There was a little bit more, but I'm still happy. Vettel put Friday's troubles behind him and narrowly edged Valtteri Bottas by 0.093s to secure top spot on the grid. On a track like this when you have to attack kerbs so much it's important you feel at home and have confidence to play around and I think then you can extract a bit more from the ve...

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  • How to Watch Warriors Cavs Online
How to Watch Warriors Cavs Online

Yet Golden State won anyway with relative ease because Durant took over the game, accounting for nearly 40 percent of the Warriors' scoring output while also leading the team in rebounds (13) and assists (7). "It's just about the journey, all season", said Durant. Cleveland's three top reserves on Friday - Hood, Jeff Green and Larry Nance Jr. w...

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  • Real Madrid To Tell Cristiano Ronaldo To 'Find A New Club'
Real Madrid To Tell Cristiano Ronaldo To 'Find A New Club'

These kind of stories tend to do the rounds every couple of summers but this time, taking Ronaldo's age into account, we could finally see the star moving on from the Bernabeu to embark on a new challenge. Ronaldo is said to have suggested this following last month's Champions League final which his team Real Madrid won. There's been interest f...

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  • Halep tops Muguruza, eyes first major title
Halep tops Muguruza, eyes first major title

Former number one Muguruza takes on current incumbent Halep on Thursday with the victor to be assured of the top ranking as well as a place in the Roland Garros final. Halep has won 12 of her last 14 matches on clay court. Just like at the 2017 US Open, Stephens has embraced "go-time" tremendously well again at the French Open this year.

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  • Reasons Why England Can Win World Cup 2018
Reasons Why England Can Win World Cup 2018

And the Russian Football Union was recently fined by FIFA for racist chants Russian fans directed at French players during an worldwide match in St. "I've not got a player in the squad who I would think twice about putting into the opening game of the World Cup ". "I was snapping when I got home, friends were asking me to do things and I wo...

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  • England claims World Cup warmup win over Nigeria
England claims World Cup warmup win over Nigeria

Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel admits his side have to improve quickly if they are to make an impact at the World Cup. Arsenal's Alex Iwobi pulled one back for the visitors, who are also World Cup-bound, but England did enough to secure the victory.

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  • Germany beaten by Austria 2-1 on Neuer's return
Germany beaten by Austria 2-1 on Neuer's return

Germany chief coach Joachim Loew said: "It's a frustrating defeat because we didn't implement a lot of what we had talked about". Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer catches a ball as hail falls during warmup before a friendly soccer match between Austria and Germany in Klagenfurt, Austria , Saturday, June 2, 2018.

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  • Injured Kompany retained in Belgium World Cup squad
Injured Kompany retained in Belgium World Cup squad

Dedryck Boyata has been included in Belgium's 23-man squad for this summer's World Cup finals in Russian Federation. Belgium have announced their final 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup , with a Premier League star and four other players being cut from their provisional selection.

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  • French Open 2018: WTA Insider picks the best quotes of Week 1
French Open 2018: WTA Insider picks the best quotes of Week 1

I always wanted to be a superhero, and it's kind of my way of being a superhero. Despite exercising before her return, Williams weighed 93.1 kg (205 lb). At the beginning of the second, the Australian struck again by breaking to love. Despite the already impressive comeback, Williams also told the magazine that she was keen to have another chil...

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  • Baby talk: Serena’s return highlights challenges facing tennis-playing parents
Baby talk: Serena’s return highlights challenges facing tennis-playing parents

She suffered complications at the time of the birth due to a pulmonary embolism. The American was also asked whether her experience of being at a Grand Slam had changed since becoming a mother. That's hard. And just coming back from the physical part of having a baby, at my age, is never really easy. Serena Williams is officially back! ...

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  • Anticipated or anticlimactic? Warriors-Cavs 4 in NBA Finals
Anticipated or anticlimactic? Warriors-Cavs 4 in NBA Finals

Game 1 will be hosted by the Warriors at Oracle Arena on Thursday night. The Warriors won't be overwhelmed by the moment and discombobulated on the road like the Celtics were. We'll have to see but I'm all for bringing him back. Film-wise, those two games are meaningless now. Only Hill played a significant role in Cleveland's seven-game d...

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  • Glenn Kaplan: How Much Longer will Lebron James Rule the East For?
Glenn Kaplan: How Much Longer will Lebron James Rule the East For?

His eighth straight NBA Finals sets up as one of his most hard, flanked by a largely unheralded set of teammates who force him to do much more at 33 than most other players are ever asked. But during the first quarter this happened, and Kevin Love never made a return to the game. The victor of the series will take on either the reigning champi...

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