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Suarez helps Uruguay win Group A; Russia fall short

After two patchy displays, Uruguay hit form against the hosts, although Edinson Cavani had a mixed time. Russia, meanwhile, endured a reality check.


Uruguay beat Russia to finish top of Group A

Two early goals saw Uruguay finish top of group A as they inflicted Russia's first defeat of the World Cup to leave the hosts in second place.

Mariner: Uruguay will be a danger to the top teams

After an impressive win over Russia, Paul Mariner is impressed with Uruguay's attacking mentality and thinks they can challenge the top teams in the world.


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LIVE: Spain, Portugal in danger; Uruguay beat Russia

Spain and Portugal can't afford to lose or they could miss out on the knockout stages from Group B. Uruguay beat Russia for Group A's top spot.

Unicorns, goatees and other World Cup secret weapons

How do you get a competitive edge at this World Cup? With sorcerers, goatees, recovery trousers and Coach K, of course. No, really.

Project Russia: Birthday gifts for Lionel Messi

ESPN's team of reporters in Russia have messages for birthday boy Lionel Messi as he faces elimination. Meanwhile, England fans are in high spirits.


Ballsupski: Simultaneous group games start today

It's day 12 of the World Cup and Anthony Richardson and Ian Fiveankles have quite a jam-packed day, with phone calls and YouTubers and much, much more!



Everything you need to know for tonight's NBA awards

It has been more than 10 weeks since the regular season ended. Hardware will be handed out. Will there be any surprises?

Who takes home MVP?

With the MVP finalists set, check out the cases for James Harden, LeBron James and Anthony Davis made by the ESPN experts.


Australia must not start Cahill in must-win match

With Australia's World Cup destiny on the line, Bert van Marwijk might be tempted to start Tim Cahill against Peru. Here's why he shouldn't...

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Australia not overlooking Peru in must-win match

Stephanie Brantz checks in in Kazan, where Mile Jedinak and Tomi Juric discuss the Australia's outlook for their crucial clash with Peru.


Australia players rally behind vilified Kruse

Stephanie Brantz is joined by Tom Smithies to discuss Tim Cahill's situation and the abuse Robbie Kruse has received on social media.


Arzani: 40,000 singing your name

Socceroo Daniel Arzani is still overwhelmed by the support from fans at the World Cup.


Milligan lauds support of Australia fans

Australia defender Mark Milligan talks Tim Cahill and the influence of the Socceroos fans in Russia.



Pelton mail: How Lakers could add Kemba Walker to a superteam

Kevin Pelton answers questions on the Lakers, All-Star moves and European prospects.

Hornets call PG Walker 'focal point' of franchise

General manager Mitch Kupchak wants point guard Kemba Walker to end his NBA career right where it started -- with the Charlotte Hornets.

Ingles: Simmons-Mitchell rivalry is hilarious

Joe Ingles thinks the Rookie of the Year rivalry between compatriot Ben Simmons and Jazz teammate Donovan Mitchell is funny.


Bronny barely misses dunk with LeBron looking on

LeBron James Jr. gets his father out of his seat as he comes close to throwing down a fast-break jam.


Names to know for 2019 NBA draft

Zion Williamson leads a trio of Duke freshmen who may be prominently featured in the 2019 NBA draft.


LeBron's free agency moving title odds

Doug Kezirian breaks down how LeBron James' free agency is affecting the NBA championship odds for the 2018-19 season.


Bowen says there's only 'excuses going on' with Kawhi

Former Spurs forward Bruce Bowen believes Kawhi Leonard is getting bad advice and has not been open about his issues with the team.



A life size cake?! Messi's Bronitsy birthday.

Argentina's World Cup home of Bronitsy in Russia threw a birthday celebration for Lionel Messi, including a rather special cake.


Kangaroo invades football pitch, hilarity ensues

The ESPN FC crew discuss how to get a kangaroo off the pitch, after one the marsupials interrupted an Australian fourth division match.


Curry, Lynch compete in McGee's softball game

Steph Curry, Andre Iguodala and Marshawn Lynch were among the many big names who took part in JaVale McGee's 4th Annual Charity Softball Game.


Body Issue


Greg Norman on surfing, dieting and climbing Everest

Greg Norman doesn't hit the links much these days, but don't be deceived into thinking "The Shark" is out of shape -- for the Body Issue, he opens up about his postcareer workouts.

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Karl-Anthony Towns: 'I never wanted to be short'

Rookie of the Year, NBA All-Star ... Body Issue cover boy. Now Karl-Anthony Towns shares how his body has transformed along with his game.

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