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Former Thai Navy Seal dies trying to rescue boys trapped in cave

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The group entered the cave on 23 June and got trapped as floodwaters tore in. If the risk from either the air or water increased "to the point that we can not accept, we will make decision", he said. Rescue efforts continue at the flooded and deadly cave network in which they have been trapped for two weeks . A senior army commander, Maj. His team would camp out on the hill to try and finish its work before the rain came, he said. Read More »

Croatia ends Russia's run, advances to World Cup semifinals

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Croatia will now hope to go one better than 20 years ago when they meet England on Wednesday at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium, for a place in the July 15 final in the same arena. The crowd erupted, but Croatia were undeterred and equalised just eight minutes later. Russia , the lowest-ranked team in the field entering the World Cup, held Croatia to a single goal in regulation, then responded to a crushing Domagoj Vida goal in the 101st minute with an equalizer in the 115th. Read More »

Charlotte native, NBA star Stephen Curry, wife Ayesha welcome baby boy

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Jack Curry 7/2/2018", the proud mom wrote alongside a sweet black-and-white snapshot of little Canon being held by the couple's daughters, 6-year-old Riley and 3-year-old Ryan . His wife Ayesha , host of " Ayesha's Home Kitchen", wrote in a caption on Instagram , "My heart is FULL". But, Ayesha Curry said, "We couldn't be more excited and grateful". Read More »

LeBron didn't have faith in Cavs players, future

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Johnson went to one of James' houses in Los Angeles late Saturday night and met with him for several hours, sources told Shelburne. While he's coming off arguably the greatest statistical season of his career in which he played all 82 games for the first time, James will turn 34 before the end of the year and has countless mileage already on his seemingly indestructible body. Read More »

England beat Sweden 2-0 to reach World Cup semi-finals

Harry Maguire opened the scoring in the 30th minute at the Samara Arena and Dele Alli doubled the lead after the break with the Swedes at times struggling to contain the English attacks. Alli added the second goal by meeting a far-post cross from Jesse Lingard with a powerful header in the 59th, becoming - at 22 - the second-youngest scorer for England at a World Cup . Read More »

Wimbledon women's champ Muguruza defeated

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The 23-year-old Jabeur, whose best Grand Slam result was making the third round last year at the French Open , dropped serve seven times from eight break points faced against Siniakova. "I was just calm, just to play every ball". John Isner, the USA ninth seed, saved two match points, fired 64 aces and 88 winners to defeat Belgian qualifier Ruben Bemelmans 6-1, 6-4, 6-7 (6/8), 6-7 (3/7), 7-5. Read More »

Oklahoma City mayor declares July 7 'Paul George Day'

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According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , league sources confirmed late Tuesday that backup point guard Raymond Felton has agreed to one-year contract to return to the Oklahoma City Thunder . In 2012 the franchise was reluctant to offer a big contract to future MVP James Harden because of tax bills, leaving him joining the Rockets. He also shot 40.1 per cent from three-point range and dished out 3.3 assists per contest. Read More »

Djokovic, Nadal try to reach 3rd round on Day 4 at Wimbledon

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I can't support this, no. The 18-time Grand Slam singles victor Martina Navratilova praised Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in a column for the London Evening Standard. "I haven't experienced that in a while in Wimbledon", added the Serbian, who usually uses the club's private underground network of tunnels to navigate his way around the grounds. Read More »

Injured goalie saves Croatia as Russian Federation beaten in Fifa World Cup quarterfinals

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Denis Cheryshev's swerving left-footer from the edge of the box gave hosts Russian Federation the lead in the 31st minute but an unmarked Andrej Kramaric headed in a cross from Mario Mandzukic eight minutes later to restore parity. Croatia is in the World Cup semifinals for the second time and first since 1998. Akinfeev looked to have saved Luka Modric's penalty but it came back off the inside of the post and span back into the net in cruel manner. Read More »

Rafael Nadal reveals his problem with Brazilian umpire after Wimbledon win

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Nadal was pegged back in the first set and trailed in the third , before eventually prevailing on each occasion, the second seed rescuing break points throughout against a dogged rival. Nadal will next play against Australian player Alex de Minaur , who is into the third round of a Grand Slam for the first time. "I always play well here, I just need to get into a rhythm", Tomic said. Read More »

England player ratings for World Cup win over Sweden

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England defied nearly three decades of disappointment to move confidently into the World Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1990 as headers from Harry Maguire and Dele Alli downed a dogged but toothless Sweden 2-0 on Saturday. Read More »

Tyler Honeycutt found dead following shootout with police

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No officers were injured in the shooting. When police arrived, Honeycutt shot at police who shot back. Police evacuated the immediate area before a SWAT team entered the residence early morning Saturday where they found the man dead, the LAPD said on Twitter Saturday. Read More »

England reaches World Cup semifinals, beats Sweden 2-0

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Hosts Russia or Croatia , who meet later on Saturday and are lower ranked than Southgate's side, are all that stands between England and a first World Cup final since they won the tournament on home soil in 1966. And after England had just broke through and dismantled - with assurance - what was supposed to be an impregnable Swedish wall, the likeable Southgate blossomed like a flower to give a glimpse of how he first re-drilled into his players what playing for your country represents. Read More »

Fabian Delph heading back to England camp after birth of child

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However, after the safe birth of his child early Wednesday morning, the 28-year-old has set off to return to Russian Federation and hopes to be involved when England face Sweden in the quarter-finals on Saturday. Having been a substitute in the group win over Panama on June 24, he then left the camp after starting in last Thursday's loss to Belgium. "It is hard to put into words. Read More »

Graeme McDowell to be reunited with golf clubs at Ballyliffin

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Instead, however, he won't swing a golf club on Tuesday. McDowell was attempting to travel to an Open Championship qualifier in England after playing last week's French Open and before moving on to the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open. "The main point was it wasn't my last chance saloon". The withdrawal doesn't exactly disqualify McDowell, now 46th this season on the European Tour in terms of earnings, from a spot at The Open Championship July 19-22nd at Carnoustie Golf Links in Angus, ... Read More »

Bulls match Kings’ offer sheet to Zach LaVine

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On the surface, letting go of Zach Lavine would have been a PR disaster for the organization, considering he was a key component in the Jimmy Butler trade with Minnesota. The 13th overall pick of the 2014 NBA Draft, LaVine returned from ACL surgery last season to average 16.7 points, 3.9 rebounds and 3.0 assists per contest while shooting 38.3 percent in 24 games. Read More »

Ex-UCLA Star, NBA Player Tyler Honeycutt Killed After Shootout With LAPD

Police responded to reports of a man with a gun call in the 4900 block of Tyrone Avenue a 5 p.m. Friday and the man fired at officers, who returned fire, but it was unclear whether the man was hit, police said. In ABC-7's initial report, the news network named the suspect as former UCLA player Tyler Honeycutt . Basketball reporter David Pick said that Honeycutt was working on an NBA comeback and even tried out for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Read More »

Playing ‘favourites’ Brazil a dream for Belgium, says Roberto Martinez

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Fred did not play any part in Brazil's World Cup campaign. Belgium will next face France in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday as they look to reach the final for the first time in their history. "Neymar is one of the biggest exponents of. decisive one-versus-one situations, so we'll have to keep an eye on him and allow our players to have a bigger role in the game". Read More »

T20 Tri Series: Pakistan Smashed Australia by 45 Runs

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In reply the Aussies lost early wickets in the powerplay as they were reduced to 49-3, Australian wicketkeeper showed some resistance to put up a fight, but apart from him, all the Australian batsman went to the pavilion one after another. Zaman continued from where he left off against Zimbabwe , scoring some delightful shots off his hips. Between that, Faheem Ashraf had Travis Head clean bowled for 7 as Australia slipped from 29/1 to 49/3 in no time. Read More »

Should NASCAR Toyota be called the Supra Long-tail?

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While Toyota will continue to race the Camry in the 2019 Monster Energy Series, we expect the company to transition to Supra-style bodywork in that series within the next few years as well. "When Ed (Laukes) told me they were bringing Supra back, I nearly didn't believe him". While the two models will be quite different, a number of Supra styling cues carryover to the race vehicle thanks to an extensive wrap. Read More »

Shardul Thakur to replace Jasprit Bumrah in India's ODI squad

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Already ruled out of the ODI series in England with a thumb injury, Jasprit Bumrah is in a fight against time to be fit for the second Test against England starting on August 9 at Lord's. Bumrah was earlier ruled out of the ongoing three-match T20 global series, in which India now have a 1-0 lead, after winning the first game by eight wickets against England. Read More »

Kyrie Irving, Jimmy Butler Want To Play Together

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Bleacher Report added more details on the hypothetical scenario, suggesting that the Knicks might not have to pay a lot of money for either Kyrie Irving or Jimmy Butler , as DeMarcus Cousins' recent commitment to sign with the Golden State Warriors proved that NBA's top players are willing to sign for less if it meant joining a so-called "super-team". Read More »

Romelu Lukaku defends Neymar following diving criticism at the World Cup

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A big point of conversation amid Belgium's run to the World Cup semi-finals has been exactly how Romelu Lukaku and Kevin De Bruyne slipped through Chelsea's fingers, despite featuring together with Eden Hazard at the club in 2013. "So, it's a defining game, but not just for us, it's a defining game for Brazil as well". Belgium will have to find a way to stop Neymar , whose performances in Russian Federation have attracted as much criticism as praise, for his alleged over-reaction ... Read More »

Thai cave rescue like trying to win a war, says governor

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However, if heavy rain forecast for northern Thailand hits, authorities may have to switch plans and attempt an urgent extraction despite the risk, Mr Osotthanakorn said. The boys' plight has coincided with soccer's World Cup, the sport's major event that is being played in Russian Federation. "He's thinner", she said, as she ran her finger over the image of her son on a television screen. Read More »

Why Griezmann didn't celebrate France goal against Uruguay

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Tabarez says on the eve of the game that he doesn't want to reveal "that information" because he believes it will give France an advantage to know if the Paris Saint-Germain striker will play. "This week I focused a bit more on their defence with respect to the Uruguayan positional play, because they are very good when it comes to playing in the central part of the field with their three best players in the air". Read More »

Sweden vs. England - Football Match Preview

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As Sweden heads into their match with England, Ibrahimović is backing his nation for success. "If England win I buy you dinner wherever you want in the world, but if Sweden wins you buy me whatever I want from Ikea, OK?" Sweden have arguably faced a much tougher path to get to the last eight, eliminating the Netherlands and Italy in qualifying just to get to Russian Federation and then emerging as winners of Group F as holders Germany crashed out. Read More »

National Basketball Association summer league: Jordan Bell, Damian Jones to rest against Lakers

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As the first year the Las Vegas-centric tournament will feature all 30 National Basketball Association teams, Summer League is a unique experience between the players that have recently achieved their National Basketball Association dream to those that cling to every opportunity that comes their way in the hope of carving out their place in or adjacent to the league. Read More »

Mikel Obi thankful after father's safe release from abductors

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Mikel told ESPN that he received a call from the kidnappers four hours before kickoff in the decisive World Cup clash in St. Petersburg. Mikel played the full 90 minutes of the match against Argentina, with the late 2-1 defeat resulting in Nigeria failing to qualify for the knockout stages of the World Cup. Read More »