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Mats Hummels Posts One Word Tweet After Germany's World Cup Exit

Mats Hummels Posts One Word Tweet After Germany's World Cup Exit

Having surprisingly 1-0 lost to Mexico in their opening match in Russian Federation and then required a 95th-minute strike from Toni Kroos to overcome Sweden 2-1, the Bayern Munich centre-back acknowledged they have not been at their best for a long time.


Blow by blow: Iceland vs Croatia

Blow by blow: Iceland vs Croatia

However, Milan Badelj broke the deadlock for Croatia eight minutes into the second stanza with a half-volley inside the box. Sverrir Ingason then thumped a header that drove over the bar. Iceland drew their opening match 1-1 against Argentina before losing their second game against Nigeria 2-0. Johann Berg Gudmundsson cut the ball back from the right for Aron Gunnarsson , who unleashed a right-footed strike that was destined for the top-left corner, only for Lovre Kalinic to ...


Russian Federation 2018, Group F: Mexico vs Sweden match highlights

Russian Federation 2018, Group F: Mexico vs Sweden match highlights

I was not happy how we defended, it was a learning experience for me". But they needn't have anxious, South Korea provided an equally stunning 2-0 win in Kazan to send the holders Germany home. Sweden's win in their opening match was their first at the World Cup since 1958 when they beat Mexico 3-0 as tournament hosts. "Mentally we are very very strong and with a belief in what we do", Sweden manager Janne Andersson was quoted as saying by FIFA.com.


Joachim Low criticizes Ozil after Germany exit

Joachim Low criticizes Ozil after Germany exit

Michael Ballack admits to being "shocked" by Germany's early World Cup exit, and questions why Joachim Low was given a new four-year deal before the tournament started. "Whether Low is still the right person to manage this team, I can not say". Loew is still regarded as the best coach to take Germany back to the level they were, but he now has to find a way to ease out old players who disappointed in Russian Federation to make room for younger players.



DeAndre Jordan opts out of deal with Clippers

The move allows Jordan to explore the market and most likely sign with the Dallas Mavericks , who have targeted him as their top free-agent priority. Last season with the Clippers, Jordan averaged 12.0 points and a career-high 15.2 rebounds as the Clips finished with a 42-40 record for the year. His career free-throw shooting percentage is just 44.6.


LeBron James declines option, becomes prize free agent, sources say

LeBron James declines option, becomes prize free agent, sources say

For the third time in four years since returning to Cleveland, LeBron James is a free agent. Teams can begin negotiations with free agents at 12:01 a.m. The exact order of operations may need some fine tuning, but the Lakers' plan for now would be to sign George and James into their cap space, and then trade for Leonard.