Messi's Argentina held to a draw by Chile in Copa America
Argentina's Lionel Messi scored one of his trademark free-kicks in the first half but Eduardo Vargas equalised for Chile in the second to leave honours even at 1-1 in their Copa America opener in Rio de Janeiro on Monday.
Spain stifled as Sweden grind out a grim 0-0 draw
Spain tried to pass Sweden into oblivion in their Euro 2020 opener on Monday but had to settle for a 0-0 draw as they were let down by poor finishing and might have even lost had it not been for a glaring miss by opposing striker Marcus Berg.
England-New Zealand series could've been held after WTC final: Tendulkar
Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar is looking forward to the WTC Final, but not really convinced with the hype and build-up for the tournament, which he feels is "kind of missing". When a tournament goes on without a break - like a 50-over WC or a T20 WC - there's a sense of continuity to it. There's a build-up to these tournaments which is missing in this case," Tendulkar said.
WTC Final: India have more impact players than New Zealand, says Sunil Gavaskar
Sunil Gavaskar needs no introduction. His 10,122 Test runs and 34 centuries apart, the Little Master was part of India's 1983 World Cup-winning team and also led India to the Benson and Hedges ODI triumph in Australia two years later. The legend is currently in England ahead of India's World Test Championship Final against New Zealand, where he will be doing television commentary.
Embiid hurting in loss, goes 0-for-12 in 2nd half
Joel Embiid shot 0-for-12 in the second half of Monday's loss to Atlanta, including a miss on a game-winning layup attempt. Afterward, the 76ers star admitted to being bothered by his ailing knee and feeling early on like he "didn't have it tonight."