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'Unfair to pin Brazil blame on Neymar' - Kaka defends PSG star from World Cup critics

28 days ago   |   By Goal

Questioned for his performances at Russia 2018, the superstar forward has received words of support from a fellow countryman and former team-mate
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England's Harry Kane thanks teammates after winning World Cup Golden Boot

England's Harry Kane thanks teammates after winning World Cup Golden Boot

28 days ago   |   By ESPN

After a six-goal output at the World Cup, the FC crew evaluate Harry Kane's performance and whether it would've impressed suitors like Real Madrid.
The guys respond to your tweets about the best World Cup final, Harry Kane, England's midfield, Marcus Rashford, Paul Pogba and the 2022 World Cup.
Harry Kane thanked his England teammates after emulating Gary Lineker by winning the Golden Boot award at the World Cup.
Six goals were enough for Kane to claim the award by a convincing two-goal margin ahead of France pair Antoine Griezmann and Kylian Mbappe, Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo...
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FIFA's World Cup legacy in Russia should be measured by the people, not the politics

28 days ago   |   By ESPN

ESPN investigative reporter T.J. Quinn reflects on how Vladimir Putin used the World Cup as part of his geopolitical strategy.
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - In this line of work, you're taught to be cynical and contrarian. So when Gianni Infantino, the FIFA President, says "Today I am a happy man... as far as I am concerned, we all fell in love with Russia," you want to blow holes in it.
It's very easy to do. From the way the World Cup even got to Russia , to the state-sponsored doping program that gutted the country's Olympic medal count and led to a lifetime ban for the minister of sport and...
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Rugby World Cup Sevens: Tournament Schedule, History

28 days ago   |   By Espn Scrum

The 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament will be hosted in San Francisco, from July 20-22, and as such it is the biggest rugby event staged in the U.S. We've got everything you need to know.
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Heimir Hallgrimsson steps down as Iceland coach after seven years

28 days ago   |   By ESPN

Heimir Hallgrimsson has stepped down as Iceland coach after seven years with the team, the Football Association of Iceland said on Tuesday.
The 51-year-old guided Iceland to their first World Cup in Russia where they were eliminated in the group stage.
"The FA of Iceland can now confirm that Heimir Hallgrimsson will not continue as head coach of the Icelandic men´s national team," KSI wrote on Twitter.
"Hallgrimsson steps down as Iceland coach at his own request after seven years in the...
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Paris Has Been Partying Since France Won the World Cup

28 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

France has been partying since winning the World Cup on Sunday. Les Bleus lifted the trophy in Moscow, sparking wild celebrations across the country...
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'Ridiculous decision!' - World Cup final referee Pitana slammed following controversial VAR call

28 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Referee Nestor Pitana has been slammed for his decision to award France a first-half penalty against Croatia in Sunday's World Cup final. Mario Mandzukic became the first player to score an own goal in the tournament's final, heading an Antoine Griezmann free-kick past team-mate Danijel Subasic after 18 minutes. Ivan Perisic levelled the game 10 minutes later but was called into question for handling inside his own box before half time.
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Premier League Betting Tips: Boosted odds on Harry Kane to win Golden Boot with winnings paid in cash

Premier League Betting Tips: Boosted odds on Harry Kane to win Golden Boot with winnings paid in cash

28 days ago   |   By Goal

The Spurs striker missed out on last season's prize by just two goals but will be determined to make amends after being top scorer at the World Cup
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2018 World Cup Team of the Tournament dominated by France and Belgium

2018 World Cup Team of the Tournament dominated by France and Belgium

28 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Opta's best team of the 2018 World Cup was almost entirely made up of players from champions France and third-placed Belgium - take a look...
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France fans go wild from Paris to Moscow after thrilling World Cup win

France fans go wild from Paris to Moscow after thrilling World Cup win

28 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

By Matthias Blamont and Damir Khalmetov PARIS/MOSCOW - Millions of French soccer fans were delirious with joy on Sunday as France beat Croatia 4-2 to win soccer's World Cup in a pulsating final in Moscow and spark ecstatic scenes from Paris to Marseille, Bordeaux and beyond. The boom of fireworks and firecrackers filled the air, while drivers honked their horns incessantly to celebrate France's second world title after their triumph on home soil in 1998. "It's just astonishing what they've done," said Josh, 41, who traveled from Brittany to Paris to watch the match with his girlfriend.
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Putin gives Trump a World Cup soccer ball, tells him 'now the ball is in your court'

28 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Russian President Vladimir Putin, fresh off his country hosting the World Cup, gave President Trump a soccer ball during their joint press conference in Helsinki on Monday, seemingly using it as a metaphor as Putin told Trump “now the ball is in your court.” “President Trump has just mentioned that we've successfully concluded the world football cup,” Putin said during the press conference. “Speaking of football, actually, Mr. President, I will give this ball to you and now the ball is in your court. All the more the United States will host the World Cup in 2026.” Trump took the ball and...
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What to expect from the Celtic striker once chosen over Kylian Mbappe

28 days ago   |   By The Scotsman

While Kylian Mbappe was leading France to the World Cup final, Odsonne Edouard was leading Celtic to a win Champions League qualification. Joel Sked writes about how the Celtic striker was once more highly thought of than Mbappe and the season ahead for the Frenchman.
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VIDEO: Leading out their heroes at the FIFA World Cup

VIDEO: Leading out their heroes at the FIFA World Cup

28 days ago   |   By Goal

Kia Motors bring the chance of a lifetime to football fans worldwide
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Iceland coach Heimir Hallgrimsson quits after country's first World Cup

28 days ago   |   By BBC

Heimir Hallgrimsson steps down as head coach of Iceland after a successful seven-year spell with the national team.
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Heimir Hallgrimsson stands down as Iceland manager

28 days ago   |   By The Irish Times

51-year-old steered nation to their maiden World Cup while working as a dentist
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2018 Ballon d'Or Power Rankings After the World Cup

28 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

If the 2018 Ballon d'Or were awarded today , who would win it? This is our second instalment of the year tracking players' likelihood of winning ...
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World Cup Daily Podcast: How Didier Deschamps's Tactics Led France to World Cup Glory

28 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

On this episode of the World Cup Daily Podcast, we discuss a thrilling World Cup final, France's tactics in the game, the way Didier Deschamps marshaled this team throughout the tournament after losing the Euros in 2016 and what teams you should be watching for going forward. Tune in for our analysis on the World Cup final, stick around for an interview with Fox's Stuart Holden and be sure to subscribe to our podcast on iTunes to listen to all of our post-World Cup content. BRIAN STRAUS: One of the themes I put in my column was like, Deschamps put shackles around this team.
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NASCAR invites Fernando Alonso to race in Daytona 500

NASCAR invites Fernando Alonso to race in Daytona 500

With Fernando Alonso leaving Formula One at the end of the season, NASCAR has invited the Spaniard to join the fun at Daytona. Read more ...

Everything you need to know about the SEC before kickoff

Everything you need to know about the SEC before kickoff

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the SEC. Joined ESPN in 2012. Graduate of Auburn University. Follow on Twitter The SEC has been a breeding ground for college... Read more ...

Bakayoko completes Milan loan move with €35m purchase option

Bakayoko completes Milan loan move with €35m purchase option

The France international midfielder, who has been deemed surplus to requirements by Chelsea, will spend the 2018-19 campaign in Serie A Read more ...

Eagles fan trolls Patriots with billboard near Gillette Stadium

Eagles fan trolls Patriots with billboard near Gillette Stadium

A Super Bowl victory wasn't enough. Gina Lewis, an Eagles fan from Western Massachusetts, spearheaded the ultimate jab at Pats' fans: a billboard. Read more ...

Giants rookie RB Barkley sits out practice

Giants rookie RB Barkley sits out practice

New York Giants rookie running back Saquon Barkley was a spectator at Tuesday's practice. Read more ...

DeVante Parker injury update: Dolphins WR has broken finger, report says

DeVante Parker injury update: Dolphins WR has broken finger, report says

Dolphins coach Adam Gase said Parker is unable to catch the ball and is in a week-to-week situation as he heals. Read more ...

Predators sign Ryan Ellis to massive 8-year, $50M contract

Predators sign Ryan Ellis to massive 8-year, $50M contract

Ellis has one year remaining on the five-year, $12.5 million contract he signed in 2014. Read more ...

Rookie LB Roquan Smith finally signs Bears contract

Rookie LB Roquan Smith finally signs Bears contract

Smith was holding out from his rookie contract due to some of the language that could have prohibited him from getting guaranteed money. Read more ...

Jets coach hammers Terrelle Pryor for revealing injury secret

Jets coach hammers Terrelle Pryor for revealing injury secret

Terrelle Pryor's days as a news-breaker may be over. After the Jets wide receiver revealed Monday that he broke his ankle in May - the extent of the injury had been unknown... Read more ...

Raiders' Penn off PUP list, shifts to right tackle

Raiders' Penn off PUP list, shifts to right tackle

Oakland Raiders offensive tackle Donald Penn was activated from the physically unable to perform list on Tuesday and participated in his first practice of training camp. Read more ...