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After some early angst, Belgium flashes World Cup potential

9 monthes ago   |   By Fox Sports

SOCHI, Russia During the buildup to its World Cup opener, Roberto Martinez regularly reminded his Belgium squad the challenge was going to be far greater than what was being portrayed as an easy march through the group stage.
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Video: Poland v Senegal - Head-to-Head Preview

Video: Poland v Senegal - Head-to-Head Preview

9 monthes ago   |   By Sporting News

Senegal make their return to the FIFA World Cup stage when they take on Poland in their Group H opener on Tuesday
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Who is Aleksandr Golovin? 'Russia's Iniesta' who lit up World Cup opener

Who is Aleksandr Golovin? 'Russia's Iniesta' who lit up World Cup opener

9 monthes ago   |   By Sporting News

Goal Russia provides some insight into the talented youngster who has grabbed the attention of Juventus and Monaco following a brilliant MD1 display
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France hopes luck won't be needed to get past Peru

France hopes luck won't be needed to get past Peru

9 monthes ago   |   By USA Today

France benefited from good fortune in its World Cup opener but is hoping for a more consistent effort by its top strikers against Peru
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Aussies undeterred by opening loss at the World Cup

9 monthes ago   |   By Seattle Pi

SAMARA, Russia - Far from being discouraged about a heartbreaking opening loss to France, Australia is confident going into another tough World Cup match against Denmark.
The plucky underdog label seems to inspire the Socceroos.
Australia fell 2-1 to the French on Saturday in Kazan. But the scoreline didn't reflect the Australian team's gritty defensive performance against the 1998 World Cup champions and highest-ranked team in the group.
Antoine Griezmann scored in the 58th minute following a contentious penalty - the first awarded at the World Cup under the video review system. The...
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Aussies undeterred by opening loss at the World Cup

9 monthes ago   |   By USA Today

Australia is confident against Denmark despite opening the World Cup with a loss to France
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Abilene Christian might not have to face Kentucky star PJ Washington

Abilene Christian might not have to face Kentucky star PJ Washington

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - News circulated Wednesday in advance of Thursday's NCAA Tournament Midwest Region first-round game between No. 2 seed Kentucky and Abilene Christian, a No... Read more ...

Celtics guard Marcus Smart ejected after shoving 76ers star Joel Embiid

Celtics guard Marcus Smart ejected after shoving 76ers star Joel Embiid

Smart scored three points on 1-of-4 shooting and added four assists before exiting Wednesday's game. Read more ...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers become first NFL team with two female coaches

Tampa Bay Buccaneers become first NFL team with two female coaches

New Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians made good on his word to hire full-time women coaches. Read more ...

Leafs get back on track with convincing win over Sabres

Leafs get back on track with convincing win over Sabres

John Tavares and Auston Matthews each had a goal and assist, and the Toronto Maple Leafs won for just the second time in six games, beating the Buffalo Sabres 4-2 on Wednesday... Read more ...

Florida State won't sneak up on anyone in this NCAA Tournament

Florida State won't sneak up on anyone in this NCAA Tournament

HARTFORD - As a No. 9 seed last year, Florida State busted brackets but still left the NCAA Tournament feeling sick. The Seminoles are back - with a fuel in their stomach, a... Read more ...

Andrei Vasilevskiy makes franchise-record 54 saves, Lightning take down Caps...

Andrei Vasilevskiy makes franchise-record 54 saves, Lightning take down Caps in OT

Andrei Vasilevskiy made a franchise-record 54 saves as the Tampa Bay Lightning took down the Washington Capitals for the 2nd time this season. Read more ...

Mike Trout's new contract sparks social media frenzy

Mike Trout's new contract sparks social media frenzy

Trout signed a 12-year deal to remain with the Los Angeles Angels Wednesday Read more ...

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - James Harden scored 57 points but the Memphis Grizzlies outlasted Houston 126-125 in overtime Wednesday night, handing the Rockets only their second loss in... Read more ...

John Calipari responds to UCLA rumor, says his plan is to retire at Kentucky

John Calipari responds to UCLA rumor, says his plan is to retire at Kentucky

John Calipari is regularly the subject of rumors, but he continues to profess loyalty to UK. Read more ...

Nikola Mirotic injury update: Bucks forward has thumb fracture, out 2-4 weeks

Nikola Mirotic injury update: Bucks forward has thumb fracture, out 2-4 weeks

Mirotic will miss the rest of the regular season and possibly part of the postseason. Read more ...