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Liverpool FC wait for Oxlade-Chamberlain decision


The 23-year-old could be available for £25million with recent reports suggesting he is keen on leaving the Emirates this summer having been frustrated by delayed negotiations over a new deal with the London club. Oxlade-Chamberlain started just 16 games during the 2016/17 season and Klopp could use more playing time as bait to attract him to the Merseyside club. Read More »

Michael Jordan, Taylor Swift salute MVP Russell Westbrook


Runners-up in the category included James Harden of the Hoston Rockets, Kawhi Leonard of the San Antonio Spurs, Cleveland Caviliers' LeBron James and Isaiah Thomas of the Boston Celtics. "Obviously I was joking at the time", said the 28-year-old after receiving the award . Westbrook , in a shirt and tie but no jacket, walked up to the microphone to accept the Kia NBA Most Valuable Player from league commissioner Adam Silver , and ended up with a number of his Thunder teammates ... Read More »

Germany beats Cameroon to set up a semi-final clash with Mexico

Cameroon had Ernest Mabouka sent off in controversial fashion on 64 minutes for a risky tackle on Emre Can . Chile substitute Martin Rodriguez scored his first worldwide goal to salvage a 1-1 Confederations Cup draw with Australia that seals a mouth-watering semi-final tie against Portugal . Read More »

Truex Jr. Qualifies 3rd, Jones 30th at Sonoma Road Course


Now 42 years old and married, Fox stopped him Sunday after what might have been his final race on the picturesque road course in Napa Valley wine country. Winning always makes things easier, especially when handling the frustrations of just not knowing exactly how the Ford will react in certain situations and still learning software and all their tools. Read More »

Australia power to victory over West Indies


The Southern Stars' opening partnership ensured that the holders would open with victory, as they put on 171 before Beth Mooney fell for 70. Bolton's 116-ball innings comprised 14 fours. Perry, who had earlier uprooted Dottin, then repeated the trick to Afy Fletcher late on as the ICC Women's World Twenty20 India 2016 victor was bowled out for 204. Read More »

FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal and Mexico advance, hosts Russian Federation bow out

Ronaldo came off after the break to be replaced by Nani and Portugal added to their lead when Andre Silva scored a fine solo effort on 80 minutes. "This team are on the right path, they have got great character, great belief and it's a young team moving in the right direction". Portugal needed only a point against the Kiwis in St Petersburg and made no mistake, with Ronaldo converting from the spot, and the impressive Bernardo Silva - a recent recruit at Pep Guardiola's Manchester ... Read More »

Tyson Fury backs Conor McGregor; Manny Pacquiao predicts 'boring' bout


As we get closer to the anticipated fight between the boxing legend and UFC Lightweight Champion, seemingly everyone associated with both sports has given their thoughts on how it will go. "I think McGregor will knock him out inside the first 35 seconds like he did to Jose Aldo , to be honest", Fury told IFL TV . However, former boxing heavyweight champion Fury has gone against the grain by picking McGregor to win, even claiming that it would benefit boxing. Read More »

New PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Maps Take Us To Another Island, Desert


In Eastern Asia, 5.5% of players are located in South Korea and 4.3% in Japan. The game has recently announced it'll be coming to Xbox One, meaning the title could well still be gathering speed. Described as the "first real pass" at tweaking the loot balance, this is expected to be just the first of many throughout the game's Early Access period, so bear in mind that things will likely change further still in the future. Read More »

You Can Get Lonzo Ball's $495 Lakers Sneakers Three Months Early


LaVar Ball can only hope his son will have even a fraction of that success. The Lakers drafted Lonzo with the second overall pick in Thursday's NBA Draft. LaVar Ball has brought his Big Baller Brand from the basketball court to the wrestling ring. WWE then uploaded a video where The Miz announced that LaVar and Lonzo Ball would be appearing on Miz TV tonight. Read More »

Injury set to end Robbie Henshaw's British & Irish Lions tour

A 30-15 defeat may indicate that the Lions got it wrong, and certainly there were key things that went against them that didn't help their cause - but equally there were positives, things to encourage that this Saturday's second test may not be the coronation of the New Zealanders and instead be the cliffhanger ending going into the third and decisive test (played, nearly for dramatic effect, again at Eden Park) a week Saturday. Read More »

Carmelo Anthony celebrates La La's birthday after split: 'Love you'

You are as lovely now as ever before!" he captioned a photo on Instagram of La La in an embellished gown. Sending Birthday wishes to MY EARTH. Some suggested that he should have never cheated on her, while others wrote sly comments regarding his apparent attempt to get back on his wife's good side. Read More »

Ronaldo hits milestone as Portugal sink New Zealand


Denied victory by Javier Hernandez's injury-time equaliser against Mexico in the opening match, Portugal knew their destiny would probably come down to defeating Russian Federation on home soil, a task they proved more than capable of after Cristiano Ronaldo's early victor. Read More »

PM announces Rs10m for each player of cricket team: Marriyum


The triumphant cricketers of Pakistan's team returned home on Tuesday morning after routing arch-rivals India by 180-run at The Oval to lift its maiden ICC Champions Trophy . Five men were also arrested in Bikaner, Rajasthan after celebrating Pakistan's victory. "These arrests are patently absurd, and the 19 men should be released immediately", programme director for Amnesty International India, Asmita Basu, said. Read More »

McEnroe: Williams would be ranked 'like 700' on men's tour


He said he thought Williams could beat some men, "but if she had to just play the circuit - the men's circuit - that would be an entirely different story". To pile on the sexism, Dmitry Tursunov-who's actually ranked 701 on the men's tour-told the BBC he believed he could beat Williams. Physically I might not be in the best shape of my life but as an overall package I'm much better than my ranking would suggest. Read More »

76ers enlist Fultz; Lakers sign up Ball


On the heels of going 75-253 over the past four seasons, the Sixers are hoping to begin moving up the Eastern Conference standings behind their talented young core of Joel Embiid (23), Ben Simmons (20) and Fultz (19) that has the fan base thinking of how good the Sixers could become. Read More »

Dembele scores go-ahead goal, Kane nets two in France vs. England friendly


City ended the season without a trophy after being knocked out of the Champions League and FA Cup. "That athletic ability is what makes them hard to play against". You find out where you are against the very best'. "We have some young players coming through that have got really good potential and are exciting but there is no shortcut". Read More »

New Zealand newspaper portrays Warren Gatland as a clown

Ahead of the potentially decisive second Test, the verbal jousting between the two camps has intensified, with Steve Hansen calling his counterpart Warren Gatland "desperate". " Jack Nowell was enterprising while there was a two-try cameo from Tommy Seymour with fellow wing, George North , also more prominent than he has been, getting the other", says Cleary of the Telegraph . Read More »

North Korean Newspaper Claims US President Trump Is A "Psychopath"

He visited South Korea , along with a 36-member North Korean demonstration team, led by its ITF President Ri Yong-son. The presence of two U.S. aircraft carriers off the Korean Peninsula - the first time in 20 years that United States naval manoeuvres included two carrier groups - was meant as a "message of reassurance" against any aggression by North Korea . Read More »

Nigeria's Onyekluru checks in at Everton before Anderlecht loan


However, the player is understood to have had a medical with Everton on Monday. KAS Eupen prolific striker. He will then be sent back to Belgium to continue his development, with a 12 month loan deal to Anderlecht. Can Everton break into the Top 4? After all, the Nigerian scored 24 goals and provided nine assists for the Belgian club last season and he is exactly what West Ham need to ensure they improve in Slaven Bilic's third year at the helm. Read More »

Florentino Perez fails to mention Ronaldo at media event


Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain have been mooted as his likely destination and there are suggestions that even Zinedine Zidane's attempts to convince Ronaldo failed. Perez, being elected president of Real Madrid until 2021, is confident, Ronaldo will remain in Real, "I did not speak to Christiano". "No offer has been received for him". Read More »

Roger Federer wins Halle Open title


Wimbledon is to be held from July 3 to 16. "This is without a doubt the best game I have played this week. I felt good and never let up", he said. "In psychological terms I fresh again, and I went into game rhythm", said Federer at the press conference after the match. Read More »

Kevin Durant Mocks the Sixers' New FEDS Nickname


For the players who really should earn more, there's only one route available: trust the process. NY is conveniently located between both cities and 76ers fans have made the trip here frequently over the last couple years as their team has had high picks - including the No. Read More »

Federer storms over Zverev to lift his 9th Halle title — ATP Halle

The 35-year-old defeated the Swiss master in the semi-final of Halle Open in 2016. "I thought I was very calm out there, even in hard moments". But instead of serving out the set, the top seed was broken again and the Russian even held two set points at 6-5 before the world number five recovered and forced a tiebreak. Read More »

Germany beat Cameroon to enter Confederations Cup semis

Troisi dinked the ball over goalkeeper Claudio Bravo to give Australia the lead after Chile lost possession in midfield. "The man-of-the-match award is a great distinction for me, I am happy we won in Sochi and can have an extra day to prepare for the semifinal". Read More »

Jordan Eberle traded to Islanders for Ryan Strome


Mix in an on-ice shooting percentage (7.7%) that ties his career low, and it would be entirely reasonable to expect Eberle's production to bounce back next season, even if he wasn't on the move. The 23-year-old Strome was a fifth overall pick in 2011 by the Islanders that split time between both the National Hockey League club and their affiliate in the AHL the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. Read More »

Team India Captain Virat Kohli Beats Salman Khan


Former Team India Director of Cricket Ravi Shastri has chose to apply for the post of the head coach of the team. A report had suggested that former Team India Director Ravi Shastri was approached by the Indian cricket board and had asked for an assurance to be given the job. Read More »

Green leading vote-getter for All-Defensive team


Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP Award after setting single-season record for triple-doubles. "Every night you see me scream, bang on my chest, everything I do is for my family because they sacrificed so much for me". "I don't know (how I can improve on this year)", said Westbrook. The Atlanta Hawks, his hometown team, traded him to Charlotte one year into a three-year, $74 million contract. Read More »

All Blacks boss Hansen hits back at 'desperate' Gatland


We will probably just get some clarity from the referee later in the week. "When you see someone dive at someone's leg and it's blind, you feel for that player". "At the time no one was complaining about anything being off key". "There was a charge down where someone has dived at his legs, I thought it was a little bit risky". Read More »

Portugal & Mexico sail into Semi Finals of FIFA Confederations Cup


The hosts took a deserved lead through Alexander Samedov midway through the first half, the midfielder capitalizing on confusion in the Mexican box to fire home and put Russian Federation provisionally top of Group A. The All Whites did their best to press forward and get a goal back but that also gave Portugal more room to move on attack and they slammed in two more in the final 15 minutes to blow the final margin out. Read More »

Josh Jackson says he would 'love' to play for Celtics


And that means the Celtics could be gearing up for more moves soon. "We felt like the move from 3 to 1 was worth the cost of a first-round pick in the future", 76ers president of basketball operations Bryan Colangelo said. "But to have two quality (first-round picks) in '18 and two quality firsts in '19, there are only so many picks that can be made with the roster spots that you have". Read More »

Petra Kvitova opts out of tournament with abdominal injury


This is only her second tournament since a seven-month hole was torn from her career, and it was only her sixth match - yet she reached her first grass court final since her great Wimbledon triumph of 2014. Australia's Ashleigh Barty has been the pick of Oddschecker punters following her fine showing in last week's Aegon Classic in Birmingham . "From the first hit on the grass I felt great". Read More »

Former UCLA Bruin Russell Westbrook is the NBA MVP


Leonard was trying to be the first to win three in a row since Dwight Howard . For the award, he bested finalists Rudy Gobert (Utah) and Kawhi Leonard (San Antonio). The trophy is named for former Detroit Pistons guard Joe Dumars, the award's first recipient. Westbrook also broke Robertson's record for most triple-doubles in a season with 42. Read More »