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Sports Pogba reveals 'small issues' with Mourinho at Manchester United
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Pogba addressed that last one specifically, as well as a host of other issues, at a news conference today, the first media session he's done with the France national team in four years. What only matters to me is what is happening on the pitch. "I do not often come to talk to the press, but as you obviously love me lots, I will give you something in return".

Sports Chicharito records history with strike against South Korea
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Their fast style of play have seen Mexico quickly endear themselves into the hearts of neutrals watching the World Cup , as well as fans of other countries who are yet to cross their path. This win followed one of the World Cup's most confounding upsets, when Mexico toppled Germany 1-0 in its opener. They took the lead in Rostov-on-Don through Carlos Vela's penalty - the 14th of the tournament already - on 26 minutes after Jang Hyun-soo's handball.

Sports VAR to the rescue as nervy Spain finish top
Author: 0 VAR to the rescue as nervy Spain finish top

Fernando Hierro may have asked his players to take it easy to avoid any bookings (lest they prove to be costly mistakes in the next round) but La Furia Roja were far too relaxed. But after intervention from VAR it was given as a goal, much to the consternation of the Moroccan players and substitutes, some of whom stormed the pitch in protest.

Sports How to Watch Tonight’s 2018 NBA Awards
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James Harden clinches his first NBA MVP award after it eluded him a year ago. In addition to the awards however, there was also a guest appearance from Travis Scott , who graced the stage to perform a medley of songs, including "Watch", "Goosebumps", & "Butterfly Effect", backed by some blurry visual effects.

Sports Mascherano reveals Leo Messi's mood in Argentina's World Cup camp
Author: 0 Mascherano reveals Leo Messi's mood in Argentina's World Cup camp

Musa was restricted to just half an hour off the bench in Nigeria's opening defeat to Croatia but seized his chance when included in the starting XI against Iceland on Friday afternoon. The 1986 World Cup victor described himself as "furious and upset" and lashed out at the Argentina Football Association President Claudio Tapia as the "guilty party" after Thursday's result.

Sports Spieth may add event to schedule ahead of Open defense
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Harman has a one shot lead over Matt Jones (66), Russell Henley (65) and Zach Johnson (68) who are tied for second at nine-under 131. "After 10 seconds, the ball was moving and at that point even if the ball is moving, It's deemed to be at rest, because it's on the lip", Johnson said.

Sports Kane praises team-mates after England cruise to 6-1 victory against Panama
Author: 0 Kane praises team-mates after England cruise to 6-1 victory against Panama

England won the game with the most goals the team have ever scored in a World Cup finals match. In Group G , fans were in for a treat after England thoroughly dominated Panama in their FIFA World Cup clash at Nizhny Novgorod. Pundits put it down to great team spirit and England fan Jack Sprange likes what he sees with Gareth Southgate's side. "I'm insane about this guy, he is top, top class", former Denmark 'keeper Schmeichel said of Kane, who is now the outright top-scorer at ...

Sports Mascherano: Messi is desperate to help Argentina
Author: 0 Mascherano: Messi is desperate to help Argentina

The 1986 World Cup victor described himself as "furious and upset" and lashed out at the Argentina Football Association President Claudio Tapia as the "guilty party" after Thursday's result. When I transferred to Leicester City and we played against Barcelona I scored another two goals, so I think in the next game anything can happen. Ronaldo has started Russian Federation 2018 with inspiring form, netting four times in the opening two fixtures, including a hattrick against Spain.

Sports Neymar hits back at World Cup critics
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At the final whistle, Neymar sat down on the grass and wept, with the emotion of victory hitting home after the tense Group E contest at the Saint Petersburg Stadium. With four points in two games, Brazil now top Group E. Costa Rica , on the other hand, are in a grim situation after two defeats. Neymar might have finished Brazil's 2-0 win over Costa Rica in floods of tears but worldwide team-mate Gabriel Jesus believes he brings happiness to the world.

Sports Sparkling Shaqiri hands Switzerland first World Cup win over Serbia
Author: 0 Sparkling Shaqiri hands Switzerland first World Cup win over Serbia

If Switzerland lose by one goal and Serbia draw, goals scored becomes the tiebreaker; through two games, the Swiss lead 3-2. Both Shaqiri and Xhaka pointedly celebrated their goals by making a "double eagle" with their hands representing the Kosovo flag, viewed as a symbol of defiance.

Sports Brave Iran Snatches Draw against Portugal
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Russian Federation take on Uruguay in Samara on Monday to determine who will top the group and who will finish second. But with Spain potentially finishing behind Portugal in Group B , the advantage may be minimal. Serbia could go through on goal difference with a draw if Switzerland lose by two or more. Tite's men are through if they get at least a point against Serbia in Moscow on Wednesday.

Sports Egypt say Salah to play against Saudis in both sides' final game
Author: 0 Egypt say Salah to play against Saudis in both sides' final game

Salah was invited - along with the rest of the playing squad - to a team banquet hosted by Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov . "It is a deserved honour", Kadyrov wrote on social media, adding that Salah's presence had ignited "unprecedented interest in football" in the region.

Sports Federer battles hard for semi-final spot in Halle
Author: 0 Federer battles hard for semi-final spot in Halle

However, the veteran Swiss, who must retain this title to remain world number one, certainly did not have things all his own way as he battled to a 7-6 (7-1) 7-5 triumph - his 20th successive win on grass. "At the same time, you need to show a reaction, try to break back". In other second-round matches, Croatian Borna Coric beat Nikolaz Basilashvili 6-4, 6-2 while Italy's Andreas Seppi put out former champion Florian Mayer of Germany 6-2, 6-4.

Sports When does Mexico play? El Tri's World Cup schedule and results
Author: 0 When does Mexico play? El Tri's World Cup schedule and results

The hapless Koreans, who have no points after two matches and have only won one of their last 11 World Cup fixtures, can still theoretically qualify for the next round but they need to beat Germany and hope Mexico win against Sweden. "However, I am quite convinced that if we play in a liberated way and with the same fluent style, quality and passion that we invested against Sweden, South Korea will have a hard time beating us".

Sports Xherdan Shaqiri and Granit Xhaka face two-match bans for goal celebrations
Author: 0 Xherdan Shaqiri and Granit Xhaka face two-match bans for goal celebrations

Xhaka scored a second-half equalizer, and Shaqiri scored the 90th-minute victor - and both celebrated with the two-headed eagle gesture. The Kosovo War ended in 1999 and independence from Serbia was declared in 2008. FIFA's disciplinary panel could impose only a fine and warning before Switzerland plays Costa Rica on Wednesday. Shaqiri was born in what is now Kosovo before emigrating with his family to Switzerland .

Sports Mascherano denies rift between players and coach Sampaoli
Author: 0 Mascherano denies rift between players and coach Sampaoli

Croatia have no such issues, coasting to a 2-0 victory over Nigeria before stunning 2014 World Cup runners-up Argentina , and their fluid, attacking football has made them one of the most attractive sides in the competition. "We have been practicing some particular things, but until I have everything set in my head, I don't want to reveal a starting XI because I have not communicated that yet to my players and we have practiced different combinations".

Sports El-Hadary: I apologise to Egyptian fans
Author: 0 El-Hadary: I apologise to Egyptian fans

Fahad Al-Muwallad missed the first penalty after El Hadary dived correctly to get a hand on the ball and push the Levante forward's shot onto the crossbar. Mohamed Salah , playing for the second time since injuring his left shoulder in last month's Champions League final, had put Egypt ahead in the 22nd minute after deftly controlling a long ball from Abdalla Said and then lobbing goalkeeper Yasser Almosailem.

Sports Lionel Messi could retire after FIFA World Cup 2018, reveals Argentina teammate
Author: 0 Lionel Messi could retire after FIFA World Cup 2018, reveals Argentina teammate

As for the comparisons to Ronaldo, Shaka Hislop, reporting for The Undefeated, believes it's much bigger than that. "He did against Spain, he did it against Italy. Earlier this week, self-styled prophet Tommy Yisa Aika said that the Super Eagles lost their opening match to Croatia because God was punishing them for hiring a white coach, Gernot Rohr.

Sports LeBron James could be leaning towards a return to Cleveland
Author: 0 LeBron James could be leaning towards a return to Cleveland

Almost one week before LeBron James must inform the Cleveland Cavaliers whether he intends to pick up the option on his contract with the Cavs for next season, Cleveland general manager Koby Altman said he and James' camp have already established a "good dialogue".

Sports 5 reasons Luka Doncic was a good pick
Author: 0 5 reasons Luka Doncic was a good pick

The Hawks and Dallas Mavericks have agreed to a trade that will send Luka Doncic to Dallas , while Atlanta will receive Trae Young , whom Dallas will take at No. So the Sacramento Kings would surely take Doncic at No. 2, right? While the majority of this year's draftees entered the league via college, Doncic has been playing professionally for Real Madrid for a few years.

Sports Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden
Author: 0 Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden

For the latest news, download our app at http://bit.ly/GetALoopJM for Android; and at http://bit.ly/GetiLoopJM for IoS. However, Khedira refused to let the punchline cross the line, replying "I think we'll need them on the 16th July (the day after the World Cup final)", before walking off.

Sports Johnson in 4-way tie after day of survival at US Open
Author: 0 Johnson in 4-way tie after day of survival at US Open

This is the first major championship where I was really in contention. Somehow, tying a U.S. Open record with a final-round 63 wasn't totally satisfying for Tommy Fleetwood . 14. At the time Fleetwood posted, Koepka was 1 over and had to preserve par over 12 holes to maintain his lead. Johnson shot 70 and finished two shots behind.

Sports Kansas guard Mykhailiuk selected by Los Angeles Lakers in NBA Draft
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But the Lakers' GM did say that because of the franchise's past success, opposing teams won't be so quick to help the Lakers restore their glory. "If you have success in any walk of life you're going to face that". The Lakers went all worldwide with their draft this year. "It feels like the last several weeks have just been a constant planning sessions, moving the chess board around with all the different options", Pelinka said.

Sports Japan's Princess Takamado makes surprise Russian Federation visit for World Cup
Author: 0 Japan's Princess Takamado makes surprise Russian Federation visit for World Cup

Poland missed key defender Kamil Glik against Senegal but the bulky Monaco center-back is expected to start his World Cup campaign against Colombia. Colombia defeated Japan 4-1 when the teams met in group play in Brazil four years ago, and the Japanese also began the game without Shinji Okazaki, a Leicester forward who has been trying to overcome a sore calf.