(Moscow) — It’ll be France and Croatia in the World Cup Final on Sunday. Croatia defeated England 2-1 in yesterday’s semifinal in Moscow. The last goal came in the 109th minute after the two teams were tied at one at the end of regulation. It will be Croatia’s first World Cup Final. England will play Belgium in the third-place match on Saturday. The final is on Sunday morning.
(London, England) — American John Isner is into his first Grand Slam semifinal. The ninth-seeded Isner beat 13th-seeded Milos Raonic in four sets in the Wimbledon quarterfinals. He’ll face eighth-seeded South African Kevin Anderson, who fought off a third-set match point and came all the way back to stun top-seeded Roger Federer in five. Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will meet in the other men’s semifinal. American Serena Williams plays Julia Goerges in the women’s semifinals this morning.
(Minneapolis, MN) — Brian Dozier drilled a two-run homer and knocked in three as the Twins topped the Royals 8-5 in Minneapolis. Logan Morrison added a solo shot and Bobby Wilson drove in two for the Twins, who took two of three in the series and have won six of their last seven overall. Lance Lynn lasted five innings to grab the win.
(Indianapolis, IN) — Sylvia Fowles scored 20 points and Maya Moore added 19 as the Lynx routed the Fever 87-65 in Indiana. Minnesota moved to 12-and-8 with the victory. The Lynx return home to take on Las Vegas tomorrow night.
(Minneapolis, MN) — Twins pitcher Addison Reed is on the 10-day disabled list with tightness in his triceps. Reed is 1-and-5 with a 4.83 ERA in 41 games this season. The Twins called up pitcher Alan Busenitz from Triple-A Rochester to fill the void.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins open up a four-game series with the Tampa Bay Rays tonight at Target Field. Kyle Gibson will get the ball for Minnesota. Tampa will send out Blake Snell.
(Las Vegas, NV) — The Timberwolves are one and done in the Las Vegas Summer League tournament after a 64-59 loss to the Detroit Pistons. Keita Bates-Diop scored 16 points to pace Minnesota, which fell to 2-and-2 in Sin City. The Wolves will take on the Denver Nuggets in a consolation game tomorrow.