World Cup 2018: Argentina’s media rounds on Lionel Messi after Croatia defeat leaves Albiceleste on the brink

“The 3-0 against Croatia left two certainties and one unknown,” wrote Sebastian Fest in Argentina’s La Nación newspaper, reeling from a defeat that left his country on the brink of World Cupelimination. “Certainty: The national team is not a team. “Another certainty: The national team doesn’t know how to make the most out of Lionel Messi. “Unknown: What […]

Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery signs one-year contract extension

Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery has signed a one-year contract extension, keeping him the club until the end of 2018/19. The 35-year-old has showed no signs of slowing in his 11th season with the record German champions, becoming the fifth player in history to win eight Bundesliga titles after Bayern legends Philipp Lahm, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Oliver Kahn and Mehmet Scholl. […]

ATP MIAMI OPEN FINAL PREVIEW: ALEXANDER ZVEREV VS. JOHN ISNER

ALEXANDER ZVEREV VS. JOHN ISNER Much like the women’s final, the men’s title match will feature two very good players who, after sputtering out of the gates in 2018, few expected to make season-changing turnarounds in Miami. The 32-year-old Isner and the 20-year-old Zverev are players from different generations, but they have a long history together. It […]

Serena Williams loses in doubles, US advances in Fed Cup

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The first step in Serena Williams’ comeback underscored how far she has to go after spending over a year away from the game. In Williams’ first competition since giving birth five months ago, she and sister Venus lost 6-2, 6-3 to Lesley Kerkhove and Demi Schuurs of the Netherlands in a […]