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Manchester United signs Sweden defender Lindelof from Benfica

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The same report states that the 22-year-old Sweden global will fly straight to Manchester on Wednesday to conclude the transfer after his country's clash with Norway on Tuesday night. It is still unclear whether Phil Jones and Chris Smalling have a future at United. He began his career with Vasteras SK and moved to Benfica in 2011, progressing through the club's youth system before establishing a place in the first team during the 2015-16 season. Read More »

Gareth Southgate: England need to learn to 'manage the game'

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England took an early lead through Harry Kane's wonderfully worked ninth-minute strike but could have been pegged back before Samuel Umtiti's equaliser midway through the first half. Paul Pogba played the ball in for Mbappe at the top of the box, but rather than trying to shoot, the teenager laid the ball off for Dembele, whose shot took a deflection off Cahill and into the net. Read More »

Golden State Warriors' NBA Finals Win Takes Social Media by Storm

Cavaliers' forward LeBron James had a game-high 41 points and guard Kyrie Irving hit tough shots all night but defensive breakdowns by Cleveland led to easy baskets late in the game for the Warriors , igniting a deafening crowd. In the end, he was outscored, outrebounded and out-assisted by LeBron James . Having added Durant last off-season to the talents of Curry , Klay Thompson and Draymond Green among others, it was perhaps hardly surprising they should sweep all before them. Read More »

Golden State Are 2017 NBA Champs, Rout Cavaliers 4-1

Durant didnt really need a hard sell that day in the Hamptons. Stephen Curry is 29, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green are 27, Kevin Durant is only 28. James collected a game-high 13 rebounds , eight assists and two steals to go with his 41 points in becoming the first player ever to average a triple-double in the Finals. Read More »

Johnson back in major contention at 2017 US Open

This week marks Sergio Garcia's 75th career start in a major. "So to me that's the best motivation possible, to keep that consistency going". Johnson's partner Paulina Gretzky and newborn River Jones Johnson are back home from the hospital in California and world number one Johnson is in rural Wisconsin focused on trying to become the first man since Curtis Strange in 1989 to repeat as U.S. Read More »

LeBron's title window may have been shut by Warriors

Durant buried another three on the next possession, the Warriors whipping passes around the floor before it came his way for the shot that barely flew past Kevin Love's outstretched hand. "I'm not the GM of the team ", James said . "I'm picturing this scene where I go in and say, 'hey everybody, everyone be quiet, let's take a vote on whether we want to go to the White House.' Are you insane? We have like 50 seconds left.' And I'm like, 'Bro, we're about to win the title'". Read More »

McIlroy returning from another injury at Wisconsin major

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In 2011, the USGA returned to the course for the U.S. Amateur, won by Kelly Kraft, who plays on the PGA Tour . "I teed off a little too on the defensive side, tried to respect the golf course too much and not playing as aggressive as I did", Rahm said. Read More »

Kevin Durant sends love to Rihanna after Warriors win title

The two embraced in 2012 and Durant - the 2017 NBA Finals MVP in his first season with the Warriors - found James and congratulated him on a great series. Dismissing haters is not such a big deal to Durant as they might imagine. "But that guy is way over". "Man, he's freaking awesome". The Cavs have the second highest odds to win next year's championship, at 3-1 at the SuperBook. Read More »

United States lawmaker, others in hospital after shooting at baseball practice

Scalise underwent surgery for a wound to the hip, and was in critical condition. "Prior to entering surgery, (Scalise) was in good spirits and spoke to his wife by phone", it added . The gunman had a rifle and "a lot of ammo", said Sen. In a show of bipartisanship, Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan said on the floor of the House, "An attack on one of us is an attack on all of us". Read More »

Pittsburgh hosts parade for Penguins' Stanley Cup win

The Pittsburgh Penguins celebrated their Stanley Cup win with fans at the victory parade in downtown Pittsburgh on Wednesday. "I wonder if we could repeat or three-peat, should I say". The younger netminder didn't falter and led Pittsburgh past the Nashville Predators in six games in the Stanley Cup Final . In his career he's been on the mic for all five Stanley Cup championship calls. Read More »

Cabinet briefed on plans for Government deal with DUP

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However, many Tories are adamant that she can not lead them into another general election after her disastrous showing last week at the ballot box. She said London and Dublin must "recommit to the word, spirit and implementation of the Good Friday Agreement" if power sharing at Stormont is to be re-established. Read More »

Kyle Busch takes Pocono 400 pole; Darrell Wallace Jr

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So, they resorted to hand signals the rest of the race. Busch displayed great defensive driving to hold the No. 21 auto off, particularly on the first straightaway as Blaney tried to sneak around on the inside. Though Toyotas swept the top three in Friday afternoon's knockout qualifying session, Busch was the only Toyota driver in the top 10 in final practice. Read More »

Australia beat New Zealand to qualify for CT semis

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England: Eoin Morgan (captain), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jake Ball, Sam Billings, Alex Hales, Jos Buttler (wicketkeeper), Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid , Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood , Steven Finn. Read More »

Kevin Durant left his car to celebrate with fans outside Oracle Arena

Fans light a LeBron James jersey on fire after the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in game 5 of the NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., on Monday June 12, 2017. "I feel like we've grown from that". What made them great: With a dominant inside-outside combination of O'Neal and Bryant, the Lakers stormed to their second of three straight titles, sweeping three 50-win teams along the way in the Western Conference playoffs. Read More »

NBA Champions Unanimously Decide to Skip White House Visit

I just wanted to put it all out there. Durant shot 14 for 20 and Curry - the two-time reigning MVP who took a backseat as the new big star got acclimated - finished off a brilliant postseason. Durant came back late in the regular season from a 19-game absence with a left knee injury, then dealt with a tender calf early in the playoffs. Led by LeBron James' 41 points, the Cavaliers hung within 108-102 with 8:29 to play on a three-pointer by Kyle Korver. Read More »

Ousmane Dembele leads 10-man France to friendly win over England

The Three Lions were tamed by France in Paris on Tuesday evening as England conceded three goals in a game for the first time since losing 4-2 to Sweden in 2012. The Premier League golden boot victor had not played under Southgate until this get together and it is not hard to see why he is so central to England's plans. Read More »

Lions Tamed By Highlanders In Classic Encounter

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The Scotland full-back broke down in tears when he was told his tour was over but has now accepted that it would have been foolhardy to risk trying to play again. Hogg, who was vying for a place in the Test side, admitted the news came as a huge blow. Jared Payne has a chance to put his hand up for the test side when the versatile New Zealand-born Ireland worldwide plays fullback against the Otago Highlanders in Dunedin later on Tuesday. Read More »

New Mexico congressman recounts baseball practice shooting

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Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, described the gunman to reporters as a middle-aged white male wearing a blue shirt and possibly jeans. "The only weapon I had was a baseball bat". Scalise and the others impacted the the incident. Trump issued a statement saying he and the vice president are "deeply saddened by this tragedy ". Read More »

Diego Costa pushes Atletico move

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld FIFA's transfer ban on Atletico meaning they are unable to sign players until January 2018. They may be looking to sign Lukaku, but for me, the Belgium global is a completely different player to Costa and still has a lot to prove at the highest level. Read More »

Conor McGregor superfight is finalized for August 26

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Those negotiations took time, but UFC President Dana White said he came to terms with McGregor's team. The book stipulates that the fight must be a boxing match and must take place by May 13, 2018, or all bets will be refunded. Conor McGregor boxing match is finally official. The unbeaten 40-year-old could go 50-0 if he beats Irelands McGregor . " Mayweather hasn't finished applying for his boxing license nor has Conor McGregor completed his licensing procedure at this point and ... Read More »

USGA pledges no repeat of rules gaffe from last US Open

Day is back in Wisconsin for the U.S. Open after winning the 2015 PGA Championship at nearby Whistling Straits for his first major title. The USGA said Tuesday that overnight storms and more rain in the forecast were making some of the native grasses lay down, which would create such dense rough that it would be virtually unplayable. Read More »

Manchester United complete Lindelof signing

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Well, despite winning the Red Devils' Players' Player of the Year award in the 2015/16 season, injury problems saw the 27-year-old fall out of favour under Jose Mourinho last term and the Portuguese manager doesn't believe the Three Lions worldwide has the quality - or the right mentality - to be part of a defence aiming for the Premier League title. Read More »

Hashim Amla and Imran Tahir earn AB de Villiers' praise

Fans can watch live scores and South Africa vs Sri Lanka live streaming on mobiles by logging on to Hotstar.com through various operating systems like Android, iOS and Windows. He is our greatest asset. The 33-year-old, playing his first one-day worldwide since November 2015, seemed to lose his balance as he stepped backwards onto the rope, and then in diving forward he somehow failed to get a hand onto the ball. Read More »

Arthur's pursuit to make Pakistan better

Nonetheless, it's surely going to be a heated battle, host against the unpredictable Pakistan , anything can happen, predict the unpredictable. Fast bowler Mohammad Amir , who played a crucial role in Pakistan's sensational victory against Sri Lanka , is out with a back injury. Read More »

'Awesome' week for DJ: birth of son, Open prep

Fiancée Paulina Gretzky gave birth on Monday to the couple's second son in a planned C-section. According to ESPN , Gretzky is scheduled to give birth Monday. Johnson now leads the PGA Tour in driving distance, greens in regulation percentage and money won - $6,355,725. The defending champ will play with former champions Jordan Spieth and Martin Kaymer in Thursday's opening round. Read More »

Champions Chelsea face Burnley opener

History is on their side, too. Pep Guardiola's men were favourites too last season, but failed to keep pace as Chelsea won it under new manager, Antonio Conte. For those Arsenal fans who are superstitious the omens are good for the Europa League campaign as the Gunners open their league programme at home to 2016 champions Leicester - the last time they did that in the 1999/2000 season they went on to reach the UEFA Cup final (the predecessor of the Europa League), losing to Galatasaray. Read More »

GOP Rep. Steve Scalise, others shot at congressional baseball practice in Virginia

Five people were medically transported from the scene at Simpson Park in Alexandria , shortly after the 7 a.m. shooting , said Michael Brown , police chief for the city of Alexandria , in a press briefing. Capitol Police officers who were in Scalise's security detail returned fire and wounded the shooter, who was taken into custody. Reports say he was armed with two weapons; one handgun and one "assault style" rifle. Read More »

Browns' top pick Myles Garrett hurts foot late in practice

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Jackson added that Garrett will have plenty of time to rest the foot before the start of training camp in the event he did anything more than tweak it during the practice. "So we'll see. Hopefully everything's OK and we'll see once we get a chance to go inside". But hopefully things will be OK, and I think they will be. Read More »

Kevin Durant joins Michael Jordan in NBA Finals record

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This year's NBA Finals served as a rubber match between two star-laden teams , with the Warriors winning the title in 2015 and the Cavs becoming the first team in Finals history to successfully overcome a 3-1 deficit in winning last year's rematch. Read More »

Who Is Rep. Steve Scalise? Republican Majority Whip Shot In Virginia

He was shot in the hip. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul told CNN "it would have been a massacre " without Capitol Hill Police. Fortunately, it was one of the good guys, one of our security detail, who was shooting back. Those officers were with the dignitary protection unit. "And Trent looks over, he says, 'It's a shooter'". "And while details are still coming together and the motive of the shooter is unclear, this incident is yet another illustration of the need for common sense gun ... Read More »