Either Sweden or Canada stand between the two-time winners and a place in the semi-finals. Nigeria met its goal of progressing from the group stage for the second time , since losing in the quarterfinals to Brazil in 1999. A questionable VAR decision allowed the goal, brushing aside the fact that Svenja Huth was standing in front of goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie, offside, arguably interfering with play.
The 19-year-old says his foot is "100 percent healed": he was limited to nine games with OR last season due to a stress fracture in his left foot. Though he could stand to add more leg and core strength and is a high-hipped prospect at center, which could lead to issues with him gaining inside leverage against the strong-bodied big men of the National Basketball Association, his shooting touch, length and talent level put Bol in position to have a fine career if he can be durable enough.
It's an astute move by both teams but the Devils might be laughing all the way to the bank if Subban remains a top blueliner for the remaining three years of his contract. The Predators are not retaining any salary in the deal, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman reports. Toronto surrendered a protected 2020 first-round pick to get Carolina to take on the contract of 39-year-old forward Patrick Marleau , who has a $6.25 million cap hit for next season.
We're still in ~Barty Party~ mode after our very own Ash Barty took out the French Open a fortnight ago - her very first Grand Slam win and the first for an Aussie since Sam Stosur won the US Open in 2011. Osaka , who needed to reach the final to guarantee holding onto top spot, does not feel particularly comfortable on grass and looked out of sorts throughout a 6-2 6-3 defeat.
India next take on West indies, Bangladesh are next up Afghanistan . However, Shami responded in style, and once he removed Nabi, ten and 11 left in successive balls to end a tense contest in dramatic fashion. Bumrah was superb at the death - in the last two, three overs. India had made just one change to their line-up after their win against arch rivals Pakistan, with seam bowler Mohammed Shami replacing the injured Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
The new Big East doesn't support football, so UConn will have to find a new home if they wish to continue the tradition of Huskie football. A source told CBS Sports' Gary Parrish this expected move is largely created to help return men's basketball to the more familiar brand of the Big East.