The Latest: Russians confirm engine fire on Saudi flight

The Latest: Russians confirm engine fire on Saudi flight

MOSCOW (AP) The Latest on Tuesday at the World Cup (all times local): 3:05 p.m. The first red card of the tournament has been awarded against Colombia midfielder Carlos Sanchez for handling a goal-bound shot in the area in the third minute against Japan. Shinji Kagawa slotted the resultant penalty to give Japan an early […]

Harry Kane: England's late winner 'a bit of justice' after earlier non-calls

Harry Kane: England's late winner 'a bit of justice' after earlier non-calls

Harry Kane followed up his first goal at a major competition for England with a stoppage-time winner to propel the Three Lions past Tunisia. Steve McManaman explains the importance of England’s win over Tunisia, and the FC crew rate Harry Kane’s performance in his World Cup debut. FIFA World Cup: Harry Kane (90’+1′) Tunisia 1-2 […]

Mexican World Cup fans may have sparked an 'earthquake' celebrating their team's winning goal over Germany

Mexican World Cup fans may have sparked an 'earthquake' celebrating their team's winning goal over Germany

Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Mexican World Cup fans celebrating their team’s winning goal against Germany may have caused a small earthquake. Seismic monitoring agency Simmsa said it was caused “possibly by massive jumps during the goal … of Mexico in the World Cup.” At least two sensors detected the earthquake inside Mexico City at 11.32 a.m. […]

Indians' Carlos Carrasco Placed on 10-Day DL Due to Elbow Injury

Indians' Carlos Carrasco Placed on 10-Day DL Due to Elbow Injury

Tony Dejak/Associated Press The Cleveland Indians announced Sunday that they placed starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco on the 10-day disabled list with a right elbow contusion. Carrasco started the season with eight wins, including two complete games, over his first 14 starts. However, he was forced to leave his start against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday […]

Modric-inspired Croatia open with a win

Modric-inspired Croatia open with a win

​Croatia see off Nigeria 2-0 in their opening game at Russia 2018 Luka Modric lights up the encounter with a superb performance RELIVE: As it happened, stats, key events and more: #CRONGA No shots on target, one goal. The statistics at half-time during Croatia’s meeting with Nigeria reflected an opening 45 minutes shaded by the […]

Portugal Boss Hails 'Best in the World' Cristiano Ronaldo After Incredible Performance Against Spain

Portugal Boss Hails 'Best in the World' Cristiano Ronaldo After Incredible Performance Against Spain

Portugal boss Fernando Santos has heaped praise upon Cristiano after a stunning hat-trick saw the Selecao das Quinas salvage a point in a breathtaking 3-3 draw against Spain at the World Cup. Friday’s Iberian derby was certainly one to remember, as Cristiano Ronaldo helped Portugal to their first point in Group B following a brace from Diego Costa […]

Late Morocco Own Goal Hands Iran Crucial 2018 FIFA World Cup Win

Late Morocco Own Goal Hands Iran Crucial 2018 FIFA World Cup Win

Darko Vojinovic/Associated Press Aziz Bouhaddouz headed into his own net in the 95th minute to help Iran beat Morocco 1-0 in their Group B opener for the 2018 FIFA World Cup at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Friday. The substitute’s error gave cagey Iran their first win at a World Cup […]

Michael Porter Jr. Increasingly Becoming NBA Draft's Biggest Wild Card

Michael Porter Jr. Increasingly Becoming NBA Draft's Biggest Wild Card

Jeff Roberson/Associated Press NBA scouts have watched Michael Porter Jr. since 2014 at USA Basketball camp. Yet one week before the 2018 draft, he’s the lottery’s biggest wild card.  With Porter presumed to have recovered from November back surgery, his camp raised eyebrows Thursday, the day before his second scheduled pro day, telling teams he […]

Longtime Philadelphia sports broadcaster Al Meltzer dies

Longtime Philadelphia sports broadcaster Al Meltzer dies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A longtime Philadelphia sports broadcaster has died. Al Meltzer’s family told WCAU-TV that he died Tuesday night, but a cause of death was not disclosed. He was 89. Known to fans as “Big Al,” Meltzer worked for several television stations during an award-winning 50-year career. He also was inducted into the Philadelphia […]

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