• Nets trade Lin to Hawks
Nets trade Lin to Hawks

It is unclear what else the Nets will receive in return. Lin has a year and $12.5 million left on the contract he signed two summers ago. Since leaving the Knicks, Lin has played with the Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers, the Charlotte Hornets and the Nets.

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  • Kieran Trippier fit to play for England vs. Belgium despite groin injury
Kieran Trippier fit to play for England vs. Belgium despite groin injury

We will push them to play our game. "They coped brilliantly with all of that, so if we want to play for England you have to deal with expectation". (Ashley) Young, too, so we will have to make changes and so what's right. The players accepted the criticism they received, they took it on board and improved.

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  • England hailed as heroes after World Cup heartache
England hailed as heroes after World Cup heartache

Infogol's Analyst thinks England will score again from a set-piece against Croatia , but who are they backing to score in Wednesday's semi-final.? Fans stationed behind the goal roared as a young boy wearing the Peresic name ran a scintillating line from nearly halfway to score in a packed away net.

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  • Pele speaks on Ronaldo's move to Juventus
Pele speaks on Ronaldo's move to Juventus

Workers are angry because they believe the huge sum spent on Ronaldo would have been better spent investing in Fiat. The motoring giant has been forced to lay off thousands of workers over the years over the company's lack of new vehicle models.

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  • Perisic reveals why Croatia will be 'extra motivated' against France
Perisic reveals why Croatia will be 'extra motivated' against France

Gareth Southgate admits the third-place play-off is not a game that any team wants to play in, leaving the England manager facing a challenge to prepare his players in the wake of their World Cup heartache. Luka Modric has been inspirational throughout their run, yet there were numerous outstanding performances at the Luzhniki Stadium as Cr...

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  • Houston Is Reportedly Making a Run at Carmelo Anthony
Houston Is Reportedly Making a Run at Carmelo Anthony

While Anthony is now a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder , it appears that he will become available this summer either by trade, stretch provision, or a combination of a contract buyout and stretch. The team will likely work on a buyout or stretch the contract. Though the Heat would be very open to a trade for Anthony, the Thunder is reportedl...

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  • Manchester City To Be Beaten To Napoli’s Jorginho By Chelsea?
Manchester City To Be Beaten To Napoli’s Jorginho By Chelsea?

They could benefit from the impending arrival of former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri , who helped Jorginho reach new heights last season. There have been plenty of reports that have linked Conte being sacked from Chelsea this summer with a number of different managers set to take up the potential job if a vacancy arises.

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  • Southgate in no mood to change England's winning formula
Southgate in no mood to change England's winning formula

He is now trying to minimise potential distractions as his young team prepare to take the next step in their bid to repeat the 1966 World Cup triumph at home. "But any team in a World Cup semi-final is going to find the energy and going to find the motivation". We are purely focusing on ourselves and what we want to do as a team and the collect...

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  • Chris Sutton's England semi-final form guide ahead of Croatia clash
Chris Sutton's England semi-final form guide ahead of Croatia clash

Croatia are in the last four of the World Cup for the first time since 1998 and Vrsaljko says his team's run can not be compared to the Europa League success he enjoyed with Atletico Madrid last term. "In 1986 at Mexico, Belgium finished fourth, but now in Russian Federation we can still finish third, and I think we have to look forward to tha...

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  • Rafael Nadal joins Roger Federer in Wimbledon quarter-finals
Rafael Nadal joins Roger Federer in Wimbledon quarter-finals

Legendary boxing promoter Don King was brought in to hype up the contest - using the moniker "Grapple in the Apple". Like Nadal, who could strike Djokovic in the semis, Federer hasn't dropped during his charge to a 16th Wimbledon quarter-final, nearly surely a staggering record that will never be surpassed.

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  • Tenth boy walks from Thai cave as rescue mission nears end
Tenth boy walks from Thai cave as rescue mission nears end

Rain had continued overnight but the governor's initial hope was that the third stage of the rescue could be performed faster than the rescues on Sunday and Monday, when four boys were freed on each day . The message, like most posted by the SEALs, ended with the fighting cheer adopted from the US Navy: Hooyah. All preparations, including repl...

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  • Croatia looking to famous Wembley win to inspire another victory over England
Croatia looking to famous Wembley win to inspire another victory over England

In 1998, Croatia, which had emerged from a bitter independence war only three years earlier, made its debut at a World Cup finals. The semifinals are scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday and pit Belgium against France on one side of the bracket and England versus Croatia on the other side, with the winners squaring off on Sunday.

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  • At Least 4 Boys Rescued From Thailand Cave
At Least 4 Boys Rescued From Thailand Cave

The Thai Navy said Saturday that three SEALs, one a doctor, were with the boys and coach . "Our job is not completely done". "Finding the boys doesn't mean we've finished our mission. Four of the Thai boys are now out of the cave. This is a hugely high-profile rescue attempt and Thailand knows the world is watching. The boys were immediately...

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  • #WC2018: Croatia beat Russian Federation on penalties to set up semi against England
#WC2018: Croatia beat Russian Federation on penalties to set up semi against England

The decisive penalty once again fell to Rakitic, though, and he confidently rolled the ball into the bottom-left corner to keep Croatia's dreams of a first World Cup final alive. Croatia nearly took the lead in the 60th minute but Perisic's could only watch his right-foot shot from inside the box hit the post and rebound out instead of in.

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  • Delph:
Delph: "Pep helped me just as he has other City players"

England worldwide, Danny Rose, says the Three Lions are better prepared for the World Cup , thanks to their embarrassment at the hands of Iceland at Euro 2016. England's only other defeats in their first group games also came against strong opposition - Portugal in 1986 and in 1962 against a Hungary team who won Olympic bronze in 1960 and gold i...

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  • Lineup of FIFA World Cup 2018 quarter finals
Lineup of FIFA World Cup 2018 quarter finals

Chester chairman David Harrington-Wright was quoted by the Chester Chronicle as saying: "When the fixture was first discussed there was a possible clash with an England quarter-final in the World Cup". Martinez must now find the right balance to harness the best from Kevin De Bruyne, Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku without leaving Belgium expos...

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  • Serena Williams hates being away from daughter
Serena Williams hates being away from daughter

It's just about winning the match. It was her earliest exit at a Slam since a first round defeat at the 2010 Australian Open. Croatian World No. 55 Donna Vekic followed up her shock success against fourth seed Sloane Stephens with a 7-5, 6-4 victory against Sweden's Rebecca Peterson .

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  • Alexis Sanchez reveals why he wants Belgium to win World Cup
Alexis Sanchez reveals why he wants Belgium to win World Cup

And this defensive solidity has meant that Brazil have conceded just six goals in 25 games and just one at this World Cup. "We were not afraid to play against Belgium and we showed that for 90 minutes but unfortunately we couldn't win but I'm proud of the team because we played aggressively and all Japanese people I think are proud of us".

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  • Russian Federation beat Spain on penalties to reach World Cup quarters
Russian Federation beat Spain on penalties to reach World Cup quarters

Saving two penalties in the shoot-out guaranteed that goalkeeper Akinfeev would be named man of the match but he had already thwarted Spain with several fine saves in regular and extra time. Sergei Ignashevich had unwittingly handed the 2010 champions a 12th-minute lead after tussling with Sergio Ramos , only for Artem Dzyuba to cancel ou...

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  • New Details Emerge From Paul George’s Contract With The Thunder
New Details Emerge From Paul George’s Contract With The Thunder

George will be an unrestricted free agent at midnight ET after declining his player option on Thursday. The forward had until Friday to decide whether to opt in, which would have paid him $20.7 million in 2018-19, the last season of a five-year, $91.6 million deal he signed as a member of the Indiana Pacers .

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  • Ronaldo's girlfriend bullied by trolls as Portugal exit World Cup
Ronaldo's girlfriend bullied by trolls as Portugal exit World Cup

But Fernando Santos' side did briefly haul themselves level through veteran defender Pepe, whose powerful header, his sixth goal in 99 global appearances flew past Uruguay keeper Fernando Musilera. "Cristiano still has a lot to give to football", Santos said. Goalkeeper Martin Campaa, defender Sebastian Coates, midfielder Cristian Rodriguez, ...

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  • Brazil vs. Mexico - Football Match Report
Brazil vs. Mexico - Football Match Report

Brazil could play right into their hands. The goal made Brazil the World Cup all-time scoring leader with 227 goals, surpassing Germany with 226. Brazilian soccer star Neymar and awful flops are a combination that we can always expect when his team hits the pitch - and he did not disappoint on Monday.

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  • With LeBron, Lakers suddenly a betting favorite
With LeBron, Lakers suddenly a betting favorite

His choice to go to Los Angeles on a four-year deal and to act so quickly in free agency is the only insight we'll have into his thinking for the moment as he's chose to put off making any comments until July 30 when he makes his next scheduled public appearance at the opening of his "I Promise" school in Akron, a legacy project that says more abou...

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  • Brazil knockout Mexico to reach World Cup quarter-final
Brazil knockout Mexico to reach World Cup quarter-final

Brazil sealed their quarter-final place at the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Monday as they dispatched Mexico 2-0 at the Samara Arena in Russian Federation. Brazil: Alisson 6, Fagner 6, Silva 5, Miranda 6, Luis 6, Casemiro 6, Paulinho 5, Willian 8, Coutinho 5, Neymar 8, Jesus 5. Paulinho nearly doubled the lead before the hour, but his...

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  • Gareth Southgate urges England players to 'write their own stories'
Gareth Southgate urges England players to 'write their own stories'

England have been practising penalties since March. "For us we have to focus on the next game, we can't think about how well we've played in the last game or how good we are doing". "We have to be prepared physically and mentally to go to extra time and beyond if that's what it takes". "They are a risky side and we have got to get through that...

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