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Classy Croatia routs Argentina to reach second round

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - Croatia marched into the World Cup knockout stage by handing Argentina a 3-0 drubbing with goals from Ante Rebic, Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic in their Group D match on Thursday to leave the hopes of the twice world champions hanging by a thread. Read More


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Mbappe puts France in last 16 as feisty Peru go out

YEKATERINBURG, Russia (Reuters) - France beat Peru 1-0 with a goal from Kylian Mbappe on Thursday to book their place in the last 16 of the World Cup and crush the South Americans' hopes of progressing in their first appearance at the tournament for 36 years. More »


Russia World Cup coach wins graffiti honor

ST. PETERSBURG (Reuters) - Stanislav Cherchesov is getting the big graffiti treatment in Russia after coaching the home team to the second round of the World Cup for the first time in 32 years. More »


Captain Jedinak makes Australia's point against Denmark

SAMARA, Russia (Reuters) - Captain Mile Jedinak rode to Australia's World Cup rescue with a penalty to cancel out Christian Eriksen's superb opener for Denmark, securing a 1-1 draw on Thursday that ensured Group C would go down to the wire. More »


Injured Danilo out of Brazil's game with Costa Rica

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Brazil defender Danilo has been ruled out of Friday's Group E game with Costa Rica with a thigh problem and will be replaced by Corinthians right back Fagner, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Thursday. More »


Fleetwood battles to two-over 74 in first round in Germany

(Reuters) - Tommy Fleetwood could not conjure up his U.S. Open magic as he battled to a two-over-par 74 in the opening round at the BMW International Open in Germany on Thursday. More »


Jets wide receiver Anderson receives probation for reckless driving

New York Jets receiver Robby Anderson received six months probation after pleading no contest to a misdemeanor reckless driving charge in South Florida, multiple outlets reported Thursday. More »


CFL coach Jones: Manziel should be in NFL

Despite not utilizing Johnny Manziel in his team's season opener last week, Hamilton Tiger-Cats coach June Jones believes the former first-round pick by the Cleveland Browns should be playing for a team in the NFL. More »


Islanders name Stanley Cup champion Trotz as head coach

(Reuters) - Barry Trotz, who resigned this week as coach of the Washington Capitals fresh from their Stanley Cup win, will take over behind the bench of the New York Islanders, the National Hockey League team said on Thursday. More »


Federer saves two match points in Halle win over Paire

(Reuters) - Defending champion Roger Federer saved two match points in a final set tiebreak before defeating Benoit Paire 6-3 3-6 7-6(7) in a thrilling contest to reach the Halle Open quarter-finals on Thursday. More »


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