World Cup 2018

How African teams can break World Cup jinx - Bora Milutinovic

9 days ago   |   By Goal

The biggest football prize has eluded the continent and the 73-year-old has shared some insights on how to end the curse
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Mexico's speed can trouble Germany - Sanchez

Mexico's speed can trouble Germany - Sanchez

9 days ago   |   By Goal

El Tri's speed is capable of giving the defending champions problems in their World Cup opener, the former goalkeeper believes
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Iran's World Cup team is suddenly scrambling to find shoes to wear after Nike abruptly withdrew its supply

Iran's World Cup team is suddenly scrambling to find shoes to wear after Nike abruptly withdrew its supply

9 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Just days before their opening match in the 2018 World Cup, the Iranian national team was dealt a severe blow. Nike, who was set to sponsor the team with cleats and footwear throughout the tournament, announced that it had withdrawn its support of the team for the World Cup because of global economic sanctions against the country. In a statement, Nike said, "U.S. sanctions mean that, as a U.S. company, Nike cannot supply shoes to players in the Iranian national team at this time." The decision from Nike comes in the wake of the Trump administration's move to withdraw from the Iran nuclear...
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Griezmann is 'the boss' for France, says Mbappe

Griezmann is 'the boss' for France, says Mbappe

9 days ago   |   By Goal

While the forward has remained tight-lipped on his club future, his France team-mate believes he is pivotal to World Cup success
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Mexico's 'Grand Warlock' casts World Cup spell to help team

Mexico's 'Grand Warlock' casts World Cup spell to help team

9 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

With the help of two priestesses and a rain stick shaped like an ancient Mesoamerican god, Mexico's "Grand Warlock" cast a spell Wednesday to help the nation at the World Cup. Antonio Vazquez - better known as "El Brujo Mayor," a soothsayer famed for his annual predictions on politics and the news - invoked the plumed serpent god Quetzalcoatl, worshipped by the Aztecs and other pre-Columbian peoples, to get the Mexican national team to at least the quarter-finals in Russia. "Give me all your force and power to break through heaven's doors, let Mexico reach the fifth match.
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MLB suspends Blue Jays' Roberto Osuna for 75 games

MLB suspends Blue Jays' Roberto Osuna for 75 games

Major League Baseball has suspended Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna through Aug. 4. Read more ...

Xhaka and Shaqiri score for Swiss, make Albanian symbol

Xhaka and Shaqiri score for Swiss, make Albanian symbol

KALININGRAD, Russia Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri scored in Switzerland's 2-1 victory over Serbia on Friday at the World Cup, and both celebrated by making a nationalist... Read more ...

‘This is Nigeria' - Super Eagles' victory over Iceland sends Twitter into frenzy

‘This is Nigeria' - Super Eagles' victory over Iceland sends Twitter into frenzy

A second-half brace from Ahmed Musa rejuvenated the Super Eagles' hopes of qualifying to the second round of the World Cup Read more ...

Nigeria 2 Iceland 0: Musa brace boosts Super Eagles & Argentina

Nigeria 2 Iceland 0: Musa brace boosts Super Eagles & Argentina

Argentina can still qualify for the last 16 by beating Nigeria after the Super Eagles earned a 2-0 win over Iceland in Group D. Read more ...

Rookie Bieber tames Tigers in 10-0 win by Indians

Rookie Bieber tames Tigers in 10-0 win by Indians

CLEVELAND Rookie Shane Bieber struck out nine in a career-high seven innings, Yonder Alonso hit a grand slam and the Cleveland Indians beat the Detroit Tigers 10-0 on Friday... Read more ...

NBA Draft team-by-team grades: Celtics, Suns shine; Hornets, Jazz miss mark

NBA Draft team-by-team grades: Celtics, Suns shine; Hornets, Jazz miss mark

There was not quite as much movement as expected on NBA Draft night, but for some teams, it was a night to remember. For some, it's already forgettable. Read more ...

Capitals trade Orpik, Grubauer to Avalanche

Capitals trade Orpik, Grubauer to Avalanche

The Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals have traded veteran defenseman Brooks Orpik and backup goaltender Philipp Grubauer to the Colorado Avalanche for the 47th pick in... Read more ...

NHL Draft 2018: Rangers trade up to No. 22, take defenseman K'Andre Miller

NHL Draft 2018: Rangers trade up to No. 22, take defenseman K'Andre Miller

The New York Rangers took Vitali Kravtsov out of Russia with the No. 9 pick, then they traded up to take K'Andre Miller at No. 22. Read more ...

Grayson Allen: I was hoping the Jazz would pick me

Grayson Allen: I was hoping the Jazz would pick me

Yahoo Sports' ‘NBA Draft Live' crew caught up with the former Duke guard following his selection by the Utah Jazz. Read more ...

LIVE: Serbia vs Switzerland

LIVE: Serbia vs Switzerland

Both sides picked up encouraging results in their opening World Cup matches and are now eyeing the knockout stages - follow the action LIVE! Read more ...