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Manchester United confirm Victor Lindelof signing


The 22-year-old, who can play in defence and in central midfield, is expected in Manchester after playing for Sweden against Norway in Oslo tomorrow. "But Benfica gave him more confidence and he shows that in his game". Keane was let go by Manchester United in 2015 as Sean Dyche snapped him up for the Clarets. Read More »

Unseeded Ostapenko stuns Halep


World number 47 Ostapenko is the first unseeded player to lift the Roland Garros title in the Open era and the first Latvian major champion in history. But also in the deciding moments, I think I played pretty well in those games. I really enjoyed it. She played really well in the very tough moments. Read More »

Never Played For A Super Team? Twitter Roasts LeBron's Post Game Comment

From the Bay all the way to OKC. This championship was revenge for the Golden State Warriors , who blew a 3-1 lead in last year's NBA Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers . "But once you get that first, no matter what anybody says from now on in your career, they can't take away from you being a champion ". The Cavaliers shot 53.4 percent from the field and 45.8 percent on 3-pointers, but were outrebounded 42-40 and outscored 23-15 at the free-throw line. Read More »

NBA Finals 2017: The five biggest differences as Cavs and Warriors reunite


After splitting the first two series in the NBA's newest and best rivalry, the sport has come full circle for a third best-of-seven series-and this time the stakes feel even higher. Last year, Klay Thompson averaged 24.4 points in the playoffs while shooting 44 percent from the field, and 42 percent from three-point range. We're a better Cavs team. Read More »

Pakistan bowler Wahab Riaz ruled out of Champions Trophy


Rajkumar further said that India's Sunday night performance has established that it can overcome the South African side to lift the trophy. Kohli was also all praise for the openers, Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma . When Rohit Sharma got out in the 36th over in the match which was reduced to 48 overs, it looked as though the Pakistan bowlers would be able to restrict India to an achievable total . Read More »

Sunderland set to appoint Aberdeen's Derek McInnes as boss


Sunderland officials held talks with their Aberdeen counterparts yesterday and are optimistic they can come to an arrangement with them in the coming days. He's keen to test himself in England again and despite Sunderland's current circumstances - they were relegated last season and are heavily in debt - he is excited by the potential of the Wearside club, who averaged over 40,000 at the Stadium of Light last term despite disastrous results. Read More »

Sarfraz steers Pakistan into Champions Trophy semis

While the middle order batting remains a concern, Sarfraz said Pakistan will address it so that the likes of Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik click when the situation demands. The only negative from yesterday's match was the fact Sarfraz was fined 20 per cent match fee for Pakistan's slow over rate in the Sri Lankan innings [they were adjudged one over short]. Read More »

Deputy AG Rosenstein set for budget hearing Tuesday

Leahy says he wants to know why Sessions "has provided false testimony" about those contacts. Burr says the committee staff met with Johnson on Monday. They have done it before: Think about how it floated the idea of Mueller's potential conflicts of interest and remember those charges of Democratic ties to acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe? "We also were aware of facts that I can't discuss in an open setting that would make his continued engagement in a Russia-related investigation ... Read More »

Las Vegas golfers brace for formidable Erin Hills, US Open

Jon Rahm (15-1): This is only the second time Rahm has played a U.S. Open, bursting onto the golfing scene a year ago with a 23rd place finish at Oakmont as a rookie. This time, McIlroy has been out for six weeks because of a recurring injury in his rib that caused him to miss almost two months at the start of the year. Read More »

Sessions testifies before Senate Intelligence Committee

Comey told the intelligence committee in a closed session that Sessions may have had a third, undisclosed interaction with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., according to people familiar with the briefing. "I know nothing but what I've read in the paper", Sessions said. Sessions answered, " I don't recall it ". "Whether I ever attended a reception where the Russian ambassador also was present was beside the point", an emotional Sessions, contending he went to Mayflower event with no ... Read More »

Durant finds long-sought title after joining Warriors

Warriors point guard Stephen Curry said the experience of losing last year's Finals served them well this season. The Warriors, who won the Larry O'Brien Trophy two years ago, took down LeBron James and the Cavs in five games and won their National Basketball Association finals grudge match. Read More »

American Otto Warmbier Has Been Released From A North Korean Prison

While North Korea's move to free Warmbier could potentially provide an opening for talks on security issues, the prospects still appear bleak. A White House official said Trump had instructed Tillerson to take all appropriate measures to secure the release of Americans held in North Korea. Read More »

Warriors parade set for Thursday in Oakland

Kevin Durant scored 39 points, Stephen Curry added 34 and the Golden State Warriors won their second National Basketball Association championship in three seasons with a 129-120 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the Finals on Monday night. Read More »

Puck Dynasty: Penguins in historic company after Cup triumph


After both teams went scoreless for nearly all of regulation, Pittsburgh was finally able to draw first blood when Patric Hornqvist scored with just over a minute and a half left in the game. In celebration of the Preds heartfelt and historic playoff run, let's relive the stunning renditions of the "Star-Spangled Banner" as performed by eleven of Nashville's most talented artists during the series. Read More »

Fendrich on Tennis: Slam drought done, Nadal heads to grass


Today was Rafa's day as he continued his top-form play that we had seen throughout the clay court season. The ten-time French Open victor has a chance for another title in just three weeks, and while he may still have doubts, the tennis community has expectations of another success story. Read More »

Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit


Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, from left, guard Stephen Curry and forward Kevin Durant celebrate after Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland , Calif., Monday, June 12, 20. The championship-winning Los Angeles Lakers, Dallas Mavericks, Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs also visited the White House under Obama. By boycotting their visit, the Warriors join the most recent Super Bowl champions, the New England Patriots, who also declined ... Read More »

Rafael Nadal first to qualify for ATP World Tour Finals in November


For me, it can't be compared to anything else . A 10th French Open title . Nadal fell to Federer in two of the three title matches, but on clay, the Spaniard has been almost flawless. I think his game like Roger Federer's has been refreshed after time out. At 5-1, I thought probably I am going to win this. "Every match in this tournament has been better than the one before, so I think it's been a flawless tournament for us", said Moya. Read More »

How the pros plan to overpower Erin Hills

Open". "I'm feeling better", he added. He walked under a tunnel off the ninth green at Erin Hills and saw a line of fans on both sides of the rope, bending to the left for another 100 yards or more. Brooks Koepka is among the plethora of rising stars searching for a breakthrough major championship victory. So naturally, he is quite fond of the home of the cheeseheads. Read More »

Inter Milan ace Ivan Perisic agrees double-your-money Man Utd deal


Jose Mourinho supposedly travelled to Zagreb to watch the player in action in an worldwide game in March, and was rumoured to have been pleased with his performance, which has led to United's in interest in him. As things stand, Inter Milan still need to raise €30m by the end of the month in order to comply with Financial Fair Play regulations, and the sale of Perisic is meant to give them the money required. Read More »

Draymond Green, Warriors eager to win on Cavs' home court

The Warriors won 118-113. But if Cleveland can find its three-point shot to help take some of the pressure on offense off LeBron James , it could at least avoid a sweep and send this series back to Golden State. "I didn't envision anything but just being around good people and getting better every single day". "I look at it as we lost the Finals, but we ended up with KD", Green said. Read More »

LeBron James: Cavs didn't fail against Warriors in NBA Finals

This wasn't a precondition to them winning the NBA Finals . NBA Commissioner Adam Silver does not want to break up the Golden State Warriors . Boston has the No. With three titles, James is comfortable with who he is and what's accomplished. While James was disappointed in losing the Finals, he knows the feeling Durant has in getting his first title. Read More »

Clinical India choke South Africa

AB De Villiers was especially culpable as he threw away his wicket for the third time in a miserable tournament for the South Africa captain. India bowled an astounding 141 dot balls which are equivalent to 23.3 maiden overs out of the 44.2 overs that South Africa batted. Read More »

Pakistan vs England Match Prediction: Who Will Win CT Semi-Final 1

A total mess up on the field knocked Sri Lanka out of the ICC Champions Trophy after a narrow defeat against Pakistan in the final group match played at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff last evening. "I've always said, when you can sit in a dressing room and have the mature conversations, your team is evolving". Imad Wasim and Fahim Ashraf also got out cheaply for four and 15 runs respectively and it looked unlikely for Pakistan to cross the line after being reduced to 162-7. Read More »

Berger retains title at St. Jude Classic

Berger is the fourth back-to-back victor at St. Jude and the first since David Toms did it in 2003 and '04. Sydneysider Jones, who began his round on the 10th, couldn't rediscover the first-round radar with his approach shots, but played some exquisite chips and clutch putts around several greens to maintain his challenge. Read More »

Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to win NBA title

The Warriors won the title in 2015 before the Cavaliers made their historic comeback past year. In last year's championship series the Cavs roared back from a 3-1 deficit to spoil the Warriors' record-setting 73-win season. Fans light fireworks on a street in downtown Oakland, Calif ., after the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday June 12, 2017. Read More »

Southgate confirms Heaton and Butland will share goalkeeping duties against France


The 23-year-old forward's reward for his late goal is the chance to prove his captaincy credentials once again as England face Didier Deschamps' side in the French capital on Tuesday. "If he'd seen things differently, I might have changed my decision, but we both thought it was the best thing for him to do". "Equally Jack is coming back from a long lay-off". Read More »

Finals MVP Durant celebrates with fans outside Oracle Arena


That's exactly what Durant did in these NBA Finals , earning himself the MVP award. That was the scenario for Game 5 on Monday - the Warriors' centers had been struggling to cover LeBron James and Cleveland's spread three-point offense, which helped lead to the Game 4 loss in Cleveland, and Kerr wanted to jump-start everything. Read More »

Penguins vs. Predators livestream Game 6


As Sidney Crosby and company raised the cup on the ice in Nashville , celebrating fans took to the streets of Steel City and.... began biting into raw catfish. Allegheny County Airport Authority officials say there won't be a celebration at Pittsburgh International Airport when the Penguins return home late Monday. Read More »

Lakers Rumors: Does Josh Jackson Have A Draft Promise From Los Angeles?

I'll tell you this, the Lakers were doing back-flips after Kobe's pre-draft workout. "That's to be against the top get to compete against them". So just as a pure fit, you really wouldn't know who's team it is if he's in Boston. Some have Jackson ahead of Fultz in their mock drafts and big boards, but Markelle Fultz is still the likely pick at #1 despite a poor shooting day at his two-day visit with the team. Read More »

America's Cup challenger final series: Team New Zealand v Artemis

The victor of the series will challenge Oracle Team USA in the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Match next week. Earlier in the day Team New Zealand won the first race on their smaller foils - a surprise in the lighter conditions. Today is nearly exactly three years since the British team officially launched their long-term challenge to bring the Cup home to British waters for the first time since the inuagural event in 1851 - 166 years ago - when it was held off the Isle of Wight. Read More »

Murray must up game to defeat Wawrinka in Paris

I should, you know, maintain the level like I did in the first set", the eighth-seeded Japanese player said. Murray went ahead two times, but each time Nishikori fought back. "Obviously now I beat Novak". "I have never seen that". Then the way I lost the serve, I thought was a unusual time for it. "But that was a critical period of the match because he started way better than me". Read More »