Uruguay advances to World Cup Round of 16 for 3rd straight tourney

June 20th, 2018

Luis Suarez scored the winning goal in his 100th international appearance for Uruguay, knocking in a corner kick from Carlos Sanchez in the 23rd minute to give the two-time champions a 1-0 victory over the Saudi Arabia on Wednesday in Russia.

Eric Decker thinks he’d be a good fit in New England

June 20th, 2018

Wide receiver Eric Decker became a free agent in March and has yet to find a team for the 2018 season, but it sounds like he knows where he’d like to spend the upcoming season. Decker made an appearance on Sirius XM NFL Radio Wednesday and said that he thinks the Patriots would be a “good fit.” Decker noted that he began his career with the Broncos when Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels was the head coach in Denver and that he spoke to New England last year before signing with the Titans. There’s been no sign that the Patriots are considering Decker or any other additions to the receiving group right now.

Aqib Talib said familiarity led to him to accept trade to Rams

June 20th, 2018

The Broncos were determined to get cornerback Aqib Talib and his $11 million salary off the books. Talib told Andy Benoit of SI.com that he flatly told Broncos executive John Elway he wouldn’t report to the 49ers, killing a deal that had been struck. “I told him, ‘I ain’t even gonna take no physical in San Fran, so there won’t be no trade,’ ” Talib said.

Leafs-Canadiens rivalry set to resume on opening night

June 20th, 2018

The two Canadian Original Six teams will square off to open the 2018-19 NHL season. The Toronto Maple Leafs will play host to the Montreal Canadiens in their home opener at the newly named Scotiabank Arena on Oct. 3.

Toronto FC signs No. 1 goalkeeper Alex Bono

June 20th, 2018

Toronto FC has rewarded goalkeeper Alex Bono with a new contract after he established himself as the club's first-choice 'keeper in 2017 and helped the Reds to the MLS championship last season.

The weirdest moments from Week 1 at the World Cup

June 20th, 2018
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A week is in the books at the 2018 World Cup, and soccer fans worldwide have already been treated to some great moments. Among the great, there have also been some…unusual moments thus far in Russia. Here are the highlights.

Predators’ Austin Watson arrested on domestic assault charge

June 20th, 2018

Police in Tennessee have arrested Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson on a charge of domestic assault.

Ronaldo scores record-setting goal in win over Morocco

June 20th, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo has made European football history by scoring in a 1-0 win for Portugal that also meant Morocco was the first team eliminated from the World Cup in Russia.

Will Tom Brady actually play until he’s 45?

June 20th, 2018

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady used to say that he’ll play for “10 more years.” After 10 or so years of that, #Tommy needed a new target. It’s not clear, given his early August birthday, whether that means he’ll complete the 2021 season (44 going on 45) or whether he’ll play for a full season at the age of 45, in 2022. As to whether he owes it to the Patriots to let them know so that the organization can prepare for life without him, consider this: How often does a team let a player know its plans so that the player can prepare for life without the team?

Colts’ Vinatieri has no plans to quit kicking

June 20th, 2018

Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri has 559 career field goals and needs just seven more to become the NFL's career leader, but if he has his way, he'll be around long enough to put a lot of distance between his mark and Morten Andersen's 565. Vinatieri, 45, is beginning his 13th season in Indianapolis, a career in itself for some players, though he spent 10 seasons before that kicking for the New England Patriots. "I love it as much today as I had when I started 23 years ago," Vinatieri told the Colts' website.