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Tour de France: Thomas makes statement but Ciccone takes yellow

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Ciccone was less calm about his feat. Overall, Ciccone leads France's Julian Alaphilippe, who wore the yellow jersey in the morning, by six seconds after the Deceuninck-Quick Step rider had to settle for sixth place. Thomas's Ineos team mate Egan Bernal of Colombia appeared less fresh and lost nine seconds to the Briton, prolonging the status quo in the team's shared leadership. Read More »

Transfer: Barcelona to announce Griezmann deal on Friday

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It's anticipated the representatives are paying the €120m clause to release Griezmann from his contract. He will then be free to sign for Barca . Griezmann is now waiting for everything to be sorted so he can hop on a plane and head to Barcelona . Read More »

Knicks, Marcus Morris Plan To Sign One-Year, $15M Deal

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According to Shams Charania of The Athletic , the deal is for two years. The soon-to-be 30-year-old Morris signed a four-year, $20 million contract with Phoenix in a unique deal where he and his twin brother Markieff split $52 million however they saw fit. Read More »

Divock Origi Signs Long-Term Contract With Liverpool

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The Belgian striker returned to the first team picture at Liverpool during the 2018/19 season and, despite remaining on the periphery of the starting XI, popped up to score a handful of crucial goals for the Reds - including strikes in the Champions League semi-finals and final. Read More »

Arsenal skipper Laurent Koscielny refuses to join pre-season tour

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Arsenal say they are "very disappointed" in Laurent Koscielny after confirming the defender has refused to travel on their pre-season tour of the United States. There are a ton more but it would get boring and while some have tried to defend his actions saying the club should let him leave for free after so many years service, the vast majority are appalled and rightfully so. Read More »

It's Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal in the semis

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Federer beat Nadal in the Grand Slam tournament's previous two finals. Federer , who has spent an average of one hour and 52 minutes on court, has only dropped sets against quarter-final opponent Kei Nishikori and, more surprisingly, South African debutant Lloyd Harris in the opening round. Read More »

Wimbledon diary: Halep snookered over Jester's job, Royal Box spot for Beckham

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Strycova, who has hinted she could retire from the sport this year, is the underdog coming into the match but insists she has nothing to lose. A 24th Grand Slam title would match Margaret Court's all-time record. She also reached the Australian Open final in 2018, but her previous best at the All England Club had been a spot in the semifinals in 2014. Williams seized seven points in a row and 16 of 20 to close out that set. Read More »

Patriots Legend Richard Seymour Shining at World Series of Poker

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To put that in perspective, there were a total of 8,569 entrants into this year's Main Event, which means Seymour outlasted 8,215 players, more than 95 percent of the field. Seymour peaked early in the day with about 3.6 million chips and spent a brief stretch playing with another National Football League alumnus, former Detroit Lions tight end Eric Stocz. Read More »

New Zealand outclass India to reach World Cup final

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Jadeja's pyrotechnics gave India a fleeting hope but he departed with 32 required off 13 balls before MS Dhoni was run out for 50 from 72 deliveries as the Asian giants were skittled for 221 from 49.3 overs. Sharma, the Cricket World Cup's top run-scorer with 648, edged Matt Henry behind off the fourth ball of his innings. Kohli only lasted six balls, before he was trapped lbw by Trent Boult. Read More »

New Zealand upset India to reach Cricket World Cup final

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Dhoni tried his best to keep fans' expectations alive in the game but he also failed to drove India to victory. Acknowledging the fighting spirit displayed until the last overs despite suffering early setbacks in terms of losing its top batsmen, the Indian cricket team has received a pat on the back for the die-hard spirit shown in the cricket world cup semi-final match against New Zealand . Read More »

Blackhawks trade Henri Jokiharju to Buffalo for forward Alex Nylander

Nylander spent most of his time with the Rochester Americans of the AHL over the past three seasons, only appearing in 19 games for the blue and gold. Jokiharju was solid with Chicago prior to the World Junior Championship over the winter, but was sent down to Rockford afterwards to get further seasoning. Read More »

2019 Coke Zero Sugar 400 postponed until Sunday — NASCAR Cup Series

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A 500-1 longshot making just his third career Cup start, Haley won the rain-postponed, rain-shortened race at Daytona on Sunday. "I was being aggressive and trying to keep the lead". After a 12th-place run at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway in May, LaJoie finished sixth on Sunday - his first top-10 finish. If we go racing we go racing. Read More »

England beat Australia to reach Cricket World Cup final

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England have reached their first Cricket World Cup final in 27 years by trouncing defending champions Australia by eight wickets, ensuring there will be a first-time victor of the sports biggest prize following the clash against New Zealand on Sunday. Read More »

Louie Barry declines PSG for Barcelona, but WBA 'fuming'

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He was given a chance to impress in Barca's La Masia academy - equivalent to the U18 football while he was playing at West Brom . Camp Nou giants Braca confirmed that Barry, who celebrated his birthday in June, had put pen to paper after passing a medical. Read More »

McIlroy 'fully focused' on Scottish Open ahead of The Open

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In his last Scottish Open appearance at Dundonald Links in 2017, the four-time major victor missed the cut and, though he then finished fourth in The Open at Royal Birkdale the following week, he had already put plans in place to shut down his season early that year so that he could give himself the best possible chance to try and get back to the scintilating form that saw him dominant the game when landing two majors and a WGC in the summer of 2014. Read More »

Melvin Gordon to hold out, request trade unless given new deal

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Chargers training camp is scheduled to open on July 24. During the Chargers' mini-camp last month, Gordon told reporters that his agent had engaged in some preliminary talks with the team about an extension. In June, Gordon said he was looking for a new deal, sooner rather than later. We're going to see. "If it's going to happen, it'll happen", he said. Read More »

NSW wins State of Origin

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Even in NSW, the Maroons held a 4-2 record with another series drawn. Mitchell Pearce lofted a floating cut-out ball for Tom Trbojevic before Blake Ferguson tip-toed down the sideline and passed inside Tedesco , the fullback stepping back out towards the touchline and sprinting to the corner to beat the tackle attempt of Dane Gagai. Read More »

Bruins sign RFA winger Heinen to 2-year contract

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Boston on Tuesday signed restricted free-agent center Danton Heinen to a two-year contract with an average annual value (AAV) of $2.8 million. The 23-year-old scored 11 goals and posted 34 points in 77 games this past season. One down, two to go. Defensemen Charlie McAvoy and Brandon Carlo are the team's two remaining unsigned restricted free agents. Any opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of 98.5 The Sports Hub, Beasley Media Group, or any subsidiaries. Read More »

Occupied Kashmir celebrates as India faces defeat in cricket world cup

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The tweet read, "Dhoni you deserved such disgraceful exit for polluting the gentleman's game with fixing and bias!" "The game pretty much changed in those first 40 minutes when we were batting", Kohli said after the match. "I wasn't surprised with how New Zealand played, to be honest. We have to accept that and accept the failure as it shows on the scoreboard". "We all know the game is a fine line in a number of ways". Read More »

Confetti and chants of ‘equal pay’ greet US World Cup winners

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For the average person that's a lot of money, unless it's compared to the $1,114,429 each men's team member would earn for winning a World Cup title. New York City's first lady Chirlane McCray encouraged the crowd to chant, "USA, equal pay!" "But from here on out, we'll just be known as America's team". Read More »

Konsa set for Aston Villa move as Bees sign Jensen

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He quickly established himself at the back for Brentford and his performances and development have not been lost of Villa boss Smith. The Villans are now working on building a side that can be competitive as they return to the Premier League next season after promotion in 2018-19. Read More »

Wilfried Zaha’s supposed move to Arsenal faces new dilemma

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Arsenal value the fringe players at £40m, which would effectively double their offer for Palace's Ivory Coast star, 26. According to the same story, the north London side have submitted bids for all three of their summer targets but are yet to get any deals over the line. Read More »

Chelsea New Boss Names Player He Can't Wait to Work With

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Michy Batshuayi's opener was cancelled out by trialist Eric Molloy's late goal, with Chelsea's unconvincing performance giving the new Chelsea boss a swift insight into the challenge he faces in his new role. "We wanted to win the game, but it's not about that". "Fitness was our issue, we've been working hard on it, even this morning", he added. "It is about individuals getting fit and pushing themselves to the limit and I thought some of the performances - particularly from the younger ... Read More »

Virat Kohli reacts to criticism after Indias World Cup exit

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The Sanjay Manjrekar-Ravindra Jadeja spat has been one of the biggest sub-plots of the World Cup. "He was quite ready to just get on to the park, to be honest (smiling)", said the India skipper. "But credit to the New Zealand bowlers, the way they bowled with the new ball, moving it around, it was an outstanding skill level on display and they made life very hard for our batsmen". Read More »

Haynesworth pleas for help to find kidney donor

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In the post, Haynesworth said, "Some of you may know I've been battling kidney disease for a few years now the time has come.I'm in dire need of a kidney". Haynesworth was drafted by the Titans in the first round (No. 15 overall) of the 2002 NFL Draft and played in Tennessee for seven seasons, emerging as one of the elite defensive lineman in the game during his tenure. Read More »

Haynesworth pleas for help to find kidney donor

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In the post, Haynesworth said, "Some of you may know I've been battling kidney disease for a few years now the time has come.I'm in dire need of a kidney". Haynesworth was drafted by the Titans in the first round (No. 15 overall) of the 2002 NFL Draft and played in Tennessee for seven seasons, emerging as one of the elite defensive lineman in the game during his tenure. Read More »

Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny refuses to travel on pre-season tour

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Koscielny joined Arsenal from FC Lorient in 2010 for an undisclosed fee. In a statement, Arsenal said: " We are very disappointed by Laurent's actions, which are against our clear instructions ". Should Koscielny leave the Emirates before the transfer window closes, he'll depart with two FA Cups and a Europa League final runners-up medal to his name. Read More »

Man United very keen on signing 24-year-old

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Here, the latest on Bruno Fernandes' proposed move to Man Utd... He is willing to continue at Sporting Lisbon if no move emerges. In all competitions, the Portuguese star featured in 53 games for the Primeira Liga club last season and directly contributed in 50 goals (38 goals and 12 assists). Read More »

Allardyce turned down Newcastle United approach

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Should Bruce become the new gaffer at St James' Park, the former Sunderland manager would replace Rafa Benitez following the Spaniard leaving his post for pastures new and lot's of pennies in China . " I appreciated the offer but I was surprised ". "I think he should, I think it's been one of your dreams to manager his hometown club". Allardyce believes Bruce would love to be offered the position, adding: "If he gets offered the job I'll think he'll jump at the chance". Read More »

England meet Australia in World Cup semi-final

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With the memory still fresh in mind, Boult said, " Australia pumped us in 2015 final so it will be nice to get out for a game". Jadeja obliged, clubbing four fours and as many sixes, before holing out to long-off off Trent Boult and though Dhoni attempted to up the ante, the veteran was run out following a direct hit from Martin Guptill in the penultimate over as India's hopes vanished. Read More »