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The Los Angeles Lakers are expected to have to offer several players up in potential trades, but one player they have not put on the block yet is Brandon Ingram , according to a report. Kawhi Leonard's days with the San Antonio Spurs are numbered as a trade away from the franchise looks imminent. Leonard played in only nine games this season, scoring 16.2 points a night, well below his average of 25.5 in 2016-17.
  • Eggs hurled at South Korea squad on return home from World Cup

    Eggs hurled at South Korea squad on return home from World Cup

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    The ongoing football World Cup in Russian Federation saw its biggest upset on Wednesday after the defending champions Germany were knocked out of the tournament in the group stages. Low added: "How do we go from here?" Each time this opportunity presents itself, I am disappointed by the lack of interest of a people who claim to want to be better than they are at present.
  • DeAndre Jordan to opt-out of Clippers contract; Mavericks to pursue

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    At the last moment, the Los Angeles Clippers camped out at Jordan's house, while persuading Jordan to reverse his choice to join the Dallas Mavericks and officially sign a new deal with the franchise . joined by another player who will begin his National Basketball Association career as a teenager in European standout Luka Doncic . After having a successful rookie season, Smith Jr.
  • Why Dan Gilbert ‘Wouldn’t Mind’ LeBron James Leaving Cavs

    Why Dan Gilbert ‘Wouldn’t Mind’ LeBron James Leaving Cavs

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    He will reportedly opt out of his final season with the Cleveland Cavaliers and become a free agent. James' decision all but eliminates the New Orleans Pelicans of acquiring the superstar forward because they are already have over $100 million worth of contracts on the books for the 2018-19 season, per Spotrac .
  • Germany's shock World Cup exit another case of the winner's curse

    Germany's shock World Cup exit another case of the winner's curse

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    In the match played in Kazan, South Korea defeated Germany 2-0 and showed them the way out of the World Cup . The Germans had a number of chances but could not convert them to goals. Fittingly it was just as well that the World Cup's biggest story was sealed with the VAR system. Grateful Mexicans gathered at the embassy after South Korea's win secured Mexico's place in the round of 16 in Russian Federation.
  • Uruguay vs. Portugal preview, players to watch, key stats

    Uruguay vs. Portugal preview, players to watch, key stats

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    Being the only true offensive player in his side focuses means he gets more attention from his opponents, and which makes him the player with the second highest number fouls on him in the World Cup (13, compared to 17 for Neymar), four more than Suarez (six) and Cavani (three) combined.
  • Easier for England to beat Brazil than Sweden, says Eriksson

    Easier for England to beat Brazil than Sweden, says Eriksson

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    With England's place in the knockout stage already confirmed, John Stones, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and goalkeeper Jordan Pickford were the only players to keep their places from the side that beat Panama 6-1. "It looked like Colombia had 30,000-40,000 fans in the stadium". But the England manager says it is not something his players should fear and has been planning for such an eventuality since March.
  • LeBron James opts out, becomes Sixers free agent target

    LeBron James opts out, becomes Sixers free agent target

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    LeBron James will opt out of his Cleveland Cavaliers contract and become an unrestricted free agent , according to reports. Houston does not have cap space, so the best way for it to acquire James would be through a trade after he picked up his player option.
  • Eamon Dunphy Goes Overboard In His Praise For Marouane Fellaini

    Eamon Dunphy Goes Overboard In His Praise For Marouane Fellaini

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    Fellaini's previous deal at Old Trafford was set to expire on Saturday, but the club announced that the 30-year-old would remain a part of manager Jose Mourinho's squad. Fellaini became David Moyes' first significant signing after he replaced Sir Alex Ferguson, but endured two spells out of the team last season because of a knee injury that eventually required surgery.
  • Umtiti believes Barcelona's Messi is not the same in Argentina

    Umtiti believes Barcelona's Messi is not the same in Argentina

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    Visit SportsLine now to see which teams have the best chance to win the 2018 World Cup and see which long shots can go all the way, all from a European soccer expert who created a model that's returned an 1800 percent profit on the bookmakers' closing odds! All eyes will be on Messi and co which comprises of Sergio Aguero, Paulo Dybala, Gonzalo Higuain, Mauro Icardi and Angel Di Maria to fire Argentina to the quarterfinals.
  • Wilder unification bout at risk as WBA tells Joshua to face Povetkin

    Wilder unification bout at risk as WBA tells Joshua to face Povetkin

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    Hearn has come forward since and said that after many delays with the Wilder negotiations, he is now looking to set up the fight with Povetkin. Given talks with Wilder appear to be stalled while his management seek "clarification" over the terms of a fight contract, a contest with Povetkin may well represent the "next best bout" for London 2012 Olympic champion Joshua, who is unbeaten as a professional.
  • Basketball: Free agent fireworks set to begin for NBA teams

    Basketball: Free agent fireworks set to begin for NBA teams

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    It's unclear if Kawhi is looking to recruit LeBron to potentially join him in Tinseltown or if he's willing to go to Cleveland. The pressure, according to ESPN , revolves around Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James . What the Spurs do from here on out is anyone's guess, but they are handling the end of the Leonard situation with aplomb. Adam Himmelsbach of the Boston Globe took things a step further, calling a Leonard trade between the Celtics and Spurs "quite unlikely".
  • Ozil In Verbal Spat With Angry Fans As Germany Exit WC

    Ozil In Verbal Spat With Angry Fans As Germany Exit WC

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    Defending champion Germany has been eliminated in the group stage of the World Cup in a 2-0 stoppage-time loss to South Korea and Sweden has topped Group F with a 3-0 win over Mexico. Low added: "How do we go from here? And about that, we must talk". Mesut Ozil and Thomas Muller after the game. "Mexico really let me down". One former Mexico coach, Ricardo La Volpe, suggested that the players were already feeling the weight of the so-called "fifth match" - the elusive quarter-final - ...
  • Defending champion Germany eliminated from World Cup

    Defending champion Germany eliminated from World Cup

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    Sweden's three-goal success has seen them win the group, while Mexico have gone through in second due to Germany's 2-0 defeat to South Korea . After watching their team play poorly against Sweden , the mood among Mexico fans at the game improved when news came in that South Korean goalkeeper Joe Hyeon-woo was preventing Germany from scoring.
  • 'Soft hotel mattress' blamed for Brazilian's World Cup injury

    'Soft hotel mattress' blamed for Brazilian's World Cup injury

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    The five-time World Cup winners head into the next round unbeaten following victories over Costa Rica and Serbia, while drawing with Switzerland who also advance to the last 16. "It is a really, really bitter evening for us", defender Mats Hummels added. "If the players didn't have all this preparation then we'd surely not see this kind of performance".
  • Sampaoli 'asked Messi' for advice on Aguero sub

    Sampaoli 'asked Messi' for advice on Aguero sub

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    Banega's instinct to shield the ball and wait for the right moment brought Messi into the match to a far greater extent and, with their talisman involved once more, Argentina duly prospered. Pavon's runs down the right however, stretched their defence and that helped the Rojo get the goal. "It is what it is". Despite the Super Eagles pulling level through a Victor Moses penalty, Argentina booked their place into the next round of the World Cup when defender Marcus Rojo popped up ...